Period
to 5 August 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

DevOps Engineer - AWS
UK > England
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 312 317 305
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12 +125
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 214 661 813
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.80% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.84% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 528 691
Median daily rate £550 £550 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.77% +0.95%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £413
90th Percentile £657 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £530
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -50.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 29,516 78,340 88,941
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.38% 94.36% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,668 52,071 58,839
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £263 £273 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £466 £450
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,187 2,547 2,825
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% +6.95% +3.31%
10th Percentile £12.14 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.60 £18.00
% change year-on-year +32.65% +8.89% -2.70%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in England.

Daily rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in England over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in England.

Hourly rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 129 £550 -4.35% 31
North of England +49 29 £525 -2.33% 19
South West +58 24 £525 -4.55% 6
South East +132 15 £500 -4.76% 6
North West +43 13 £525 -4.55% 12
East of England +81 11 £525 -4.55% 2
North East +33 9 £536 -2.55% 1
Yorkshire +44 7 £488 -2.50% 6
Midlands +50 5 £531 +1.19% 7
West Midlands +35 5 £531 +1.19% 6
AWS DevOps Engineer
UK

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, AWS DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 214 (100.00%) DevOps
2 168 (78.50%) Terraform
2 168 (78.50%) AWS
3 125 (58.41%) Kubernetes
4 106 (49.53%) Docker
5 97 (45.33%) Python
6 90 (42.06%) Ansible
7 88 (41.12%) Jenkins
8 87 (40.65%) Linux
9 72 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (28.97%) Amazon S3
11 59 (27.57%) Amazon EC2
11 59 (27.57%) Serverless
12 56 (26.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 55 (25.70%) AWS Lambda
14 53 (24.77%) Java
15 47 (21.96%) Infrastructure as Code
16 45 (21.03%) Amazon ECS
16 45 (21.03%) Amazon RDS
17 42 (19.63%) Finance
18 37 (17.29%) Web Services
18 37 (17.29%) Deployment Automation
19 36 (16.82%) OpenShift
20 35 (16.36%) Puppet
21 33 (15.42%) Configuration Management
21 33 (15.42%) Infrastructure Automation
22 31 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (14.02%) Security Cleared
23 30 (14.02%) Bash Shell
24 29 (13.55%) SC Cleared

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.07%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.27%) Jupyter
3 6 (2.80%) Confluence
4 5 (2.34%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.93%) Apache
6 2 (0.93%) nginx
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 168 (78.50%) AWS
2 62 (28.97%) Amazon S3
3 59 (27.57%) Amazon EC2
3 59 (27.57%) Serverless
4 56 (26.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 55 (25.70%) AWS Lambda
6 45 (21.03%) Amazon ECS
7 36 (16.82%) OpenShift
8 28 (13.08%) Amazon SQS
8 28 (13.08%) Azure
9 21 (9.81%) GCP
10 20 (9.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 18 (8.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (6.54%) Route 53
13 12 (5.61%) CloudFront
13 12 (5.61%) GitHub
14 11 (5.14%) Amazon EKS
15 8 (3.74%) Amazon EMR
16 7 (3.27%) AWS CodePipeline
17 6 (2.80%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) Firewall
2 5 (2.34%) Skype
3 4 (1.87%) DNS
3 4 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.93%) DSL
4 2 (0.93%) HTTP
4 2 (0.93%) Internet
4 2 (0.93%) Network Security
4 2 (0.93%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.03%) Amazon RDS
2 27 (12.62%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (5.14%) Big Data
4 9 (4.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (4.21%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.21%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.34%) MySQL
6 4 (1.87%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (0.93%) Redis
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.47%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.47%) HBase
9 1 (0.47%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.47%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 88 (41.12%) Jenkins
2 27 (12.62%) Artifactory
2 27 (12.62%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.81%) GitLab
4 17 (7.94%) RStudio
5 13 (6.07%) CircleCI
5 13 (6.07%) JIRA
6 8 (3.74%) SonarQube
6 8 (3.74%) Travis CI
7 7 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.27%) GoCD
8 5 (2.34%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.34%) Maven
8 5 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (2.34%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.87%) Spinnaker
10 3 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.40%) Mockito
10 3 (1.40%) Selenium
10 3 (1.40%) Terragrunt
General
1 42 (19.63%) Finance
2 25 (11.68%) Front Office
3 8 (3.74%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.40%) Marketing
5 3 (1.40%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.29%) Web Services
2 17 (7.94%) J2EE
2 17 (7.94%) J2SE
3 15 (7.01%) Kafka
4 13 (6.07%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (4.21%) .NET
6 8 (3.74%) Node.js
7 5 (2.34%) Middleware
7 5 (2.34%) RESTful
8 4 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (1.87%) Spring
8 4 (1.87%) Spring Boot
9 3 (1.40%) Celery
9 3 (1.40%) Flask
9 3 (1.40%) LDAP
10 2 (0.93%) Laravel
10 2 (0.93%) Vue.js
10 2 (0.93%) YAML
11 1 (0.47%) Anaconda
11 1 (0.47%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.68%) Fixed Income
2 24 (11.21%) Derivative
2 24 (11.21%) Equities
3 8 (3.74%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.87%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.40%) Blog
7 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (40.65%) Linux
2 15 (7.01%) Unix
3 13 (6.07%) Windows
4 9 (4.21%) CentOS
5 6 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (100.00%) DevOps
2 72 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (21.96%) Infrastructure as Code
4 37 (17.29%) Deployment Automation
5 33 (15.42%) Configuration Management
5 33 (15.42%) Infrastructure Automation
6 31 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (13.08%) Software Engineering
8 25 (11.68%) Asset Management
9 24 (11.21%) Decision-Making
9 24 (11.21%) Microservices
10 16 (7.48%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (7.01%) Scrum
12 14 (6.54%) Migration
13 13 (6.07%) Open Source
14 11 (5.14%) TDD
15 10 (4.67%) Data Engineering
16 9 (4.21%) Data Science
16 9 (4.21%) Test Automation
17 6 (2.80%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (45.33%) Python
2 53 (24.77%) Java
3 30 (14.02%) Bash Shell
4 22 (10.28%) R
5 17 (7.94%) Ruby
6 13 (6.07%) Groovy
7 12 (5.61%) Go
8 11 (5.14%) SQL
9 10 (4.67%) C#
10 8 (3.74%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.80%) Perl
12 5 (2.34%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.87%) C++
13 4 (1.87%) PHP
14 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.93%) Scala
16 1 (0.47%) C
16 1 (0.47%) Java 8
16 1 (0.47%) Rust
Qualifications
1 30 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.55%) SC Cleared
3 28 (13.08%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.40%) Degree
5 1 (0.47%) CCNA
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.47%) NIST
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (49.53%) Docker
2 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.40%) HDFS
3 2 (0.93%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 168 (78.50%) Terraform
2 125 (58.41%) Kubernetes
3 90 (42.06%) Ansible
4 35 (16.36%) Puppet
5 23 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (6.54%) Packer
7 9 (4.21%) Consul
8 6 (2.80%) Grafana
8 6 (2.80%) Prometheus
9 5 (2.34%) logstash
10 4 (1.87%) Kibana
11 2 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.93%) Nagios
11 2 (0.93%) Salt
11 2 (0.93%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.47%) Graphite
12 1 (0.47%) Istio
12 1 (0.47%) Mesos
12 1 (0.47%) Nessus
12 1 (0.47%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (5.14%) Google
2 5 (2.34%) Cloudera
3 4 (1.87%) Splunk
4 3 (1.40%) Hortonworks
4 3 (1.40%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.40%) SAP
5 2 (0.93%) AppDynamics
5 2 (0.93%) IBM
5 2 (0.93%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (0.93%) Informatica
5 2 (0.93%) New Relic
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle
5 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.93%) Tableau
5 2 (0.93%) Zscaler
6 1 (0.47%) Confluent
6 1 (0.47%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.47%) Sparx
6 1 (0.47%) Veracode