Period
to

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

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.

Amazon Web Services DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 314 351 289
Rank change year-on-year +37 -62 +7
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 588 430 253
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.72% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.78% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 335 225
10th Percentile £475 £413 £425
25th Percentile £516 £475 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £688 £619 £638
90th Percentile £743 £688 £688
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 66,815 55,401 27,857
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.04% 93.25% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47,855 38,589 18,837
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
25th Percentile £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £575
90th Percentile £750 £699 £675
UK median daily rate £540 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,598 1,743 921
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.63 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.25 £13.50 £14.38
Median hourly rate £25.25 £19.52 £20.57
Median % change year-on-year +29.35% -5.10% +8.26%
75th Percentile £55.00 £43.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £68.30 £60.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £19.56 £20.57
% change year-on-year +27.81% -4.91% +10.00%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in England

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for AWS DevOps in England

AWS DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps in England

AWS DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for AWS DevOps in England

AWS DevOps
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London +15 363 £613 +6.52% 31
North of England -42 49 £550 +8.64% 14
South East +1 43 £650 +30.00% 5
North West -17 37 £550 +10.00% 4
South West -9 20 £600 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -24 11 £525 - 6
East of England -5 9 £538 -2.27% 7
Midlands -22 9 £475 +5.56% 1
West Midlands -28 9 £475 +11.76% 1
North East -14 7 £675 +23.85% 4
AWS DevOps
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, AWS DevOps contract jobs required the following 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 in the job title.

1 588 (100.00%) DevOps
2 470 (79.93%) AWS
3 417 (70.92%) Terraform
4 343 (58.33%) CI/CD
5 275 (46.77%) Kubernetes
6 250 (42.52%) Docker
7 242 (41.16%) Python
8 229 (38.95%) Jenkins
9 206 (35.03%) Infrastructure as Code
10 183 (31.12%) Ansible
11 174 (29.59%) Serverless
12 167 (28.40%) Agile
13 160 (27.21%) Linux
14 149 (25.34%) Security Cleared
15 136 (23.13%) AWS CloudFormation
16 132 (22.45%) AWS Lambda
17 126 (21.43%) SC Cleared
17 126 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
18 113 (19.22%) Bash
19 109 (18.54%) GitLab
20 107 (18.20%) Git (software)
21 106 (18.03%) Finance
22 102 (17.35%) Containerisation
23 84 (14.29%) Java
24 82 (13.95%) Amazon ECS
25 73 (12.41%) Amazon RDS
26 71 (12.07%) GitHub
26 71 (12.07%) Amazon S3
27 69 (11.73%) Amazon EKS
28 67 (11.39%) Social Skills

AWS DevOps 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 21 (3.57%) Confluence
2 7 (1.19%) Apache
2 7 (1.19%) Apache Airflow
2 7 (1.19%) nginx
3 5 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.68%) CMS
4 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.34%) IIS
5 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.17%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.17%) Traefik
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) assyst
1 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 470 (79.93%) AWS
2 174 (29.59%) Serverless
3 136 (23.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 132 (22.45%) AWS Lambda
5 126 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
6 82 (13.95%) Amazon ECS
7 71 (12.07%) Amazon S3
7 71 (12.07%) GitHub
8 69 (11.73%) Amazon EKS
9 62 (10.54%) Azure
10 60 (10.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 54 (9.18%) Route 53
12 49 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 47 (7.99%) AWS CodePipeline
14 44 (7.48%) Datadog
15 34 (5.78%) Amazon ELB
16 31 (5.27%) AWS Fargate
17 30 (5.10%) CloudFront
18 27 (4.59%) GCP
19 26 (4.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.08%) DNS
2 16 (2.72%) VPN
3 12 (2.04%) tcpdump
4 10 (1.70%) Internet
5 8 (1.36%) Firewall
6 5 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.68%) SSL
8 2 (0.34%) HTTP
8 2 (0.34%) Network Security
9 1 (0.17%) 5G
9 1 (0.17%) DHCP
9 1 (0.17%) FTP
9 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.17%) SMTP
9 1 (0.17%) VLAN
9 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.41%) Amazon RDS
2 27 (4.59%) DynamoDB
3 22 (3.74%) Big Data
4 16 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (2.55%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.04%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (1.70%) MySQL
9 10 (1.70%) Redis
10 7 (1.19%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.19%) Pentaho
11 5 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (0.85%) SQL Server
12 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (0.34%) Power BI
14 1 (0.17%) Amazon QuickSight
14 1 (0.17%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 229 (38.95%) Jenkins
2 109 (18.54%) GitLab
3 107 (18.20%) Git (software)
4 67 (11.39%) JIRA
5 33 (5.61%) Artifactory
6 20 (3.40%) CircleCI
7 18 (3.06%) TeamCity
8 16 (2.72%) SonarQube
9 11 (1.87%) git-flow
9 11 (1.87%) Maven
10 9 (1.53%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.53%) Selenium
11 8 (1.36%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.19%) Gradle
12 7 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (1.19%) Spinnaker
12 7 (1.19%) Terragrunt
13 5 (0.85%) Travis CI
14 4 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 106 (18.03%) Finance
2 67 (11.39%) Social Skills
3 66 (11.22%) Public Sector
4 33 (5.61%) Banking
5 24 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.04%) Retail
7 8 (1.36%) Front Office
8 6 (1.02%) Publishing
8 6 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.85%) Legal
10 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.68%) Games
10 4 (0.68%) Tech for Good
11 3 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.51%) Law
11 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.51%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.34%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.29%) Node.js
2 33 (5.61%) Elastic Stack
3 31 (5.27%) Kafka
4 24 (4.08%) ARM Templates
5 20 (3.40%) React
6 14 (2.38%) JSON
7 13 (2.21%) YAML
8 12 (2.04%) .NET
9 11 (1.87%) Spring
10 9 (1.53%) RESTful
11 7 (1.19%) Lambda Expressions
11 7 (1.19%) REST
12 6 (1.02%) J2EE
12 6 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (0.85%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.85%) OAuth
14 4 (0.68%) OAuth2
15 3 (0.51%) Flask
15 3 (0.51%) Pandas
15 3 (0.51%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.10%) Cloud Native
2 26 (4.42%) Data Protection Act
3 23 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (2.72%) NHS
6 13 (2.21%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.53%) Clustering
9 8 (1.36%) iPad
9 8 (1.36%) User Experience
10 6 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (0.85%) Legacy Applications
11 5 (0.85%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.85%) Tandem
11 5 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.51%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 160 (27.21%) Linux
2 53 (9.01%) Windows
3 26 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (2.72%) Unix
5 14 (2.38%) CentOS
6 6 (1.02%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.51%) Alpine Linux
7 3 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) VMS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (100.00%) DevOps
2 343 (58.33%) CI/CD
3 206 (35.03%) Infrastructure as Code
4 167 (28.40%) Agile
5 102 (17.35%) Containerisation
6 65 (11.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 63 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (10.03%) Software Engineering
9 55 (9.35%) Migration
10 52 (8.84%) Test Automation
11 49 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 42 (7.14%) Microservices
12 42 (7.14%) Scrum
13 34 (5.78%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (5.44%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 31 (5.27%) Data Protection
16 27 (4.59%) Task Automation
17 26 (4.42%) Auto-Scaling
18 24 (4.08%) Continuous Deployment
19 22 (3.74%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 242 (41.16%) Python
2 113 (19.22%) Bash
3 84 (14.29%) Java
4 48 (8.16%) Go
5 47 (7.99%) JavaScript
6 46 (7.82%) Ruby
7 43 (7.31%) PowerShell
8 30 (5.10%) SQL
9 24 (4.08%) Groovy
10 17 (2.89%) C#
11 14 (2.38%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.87%) Rust
13 10 (1.70%) C
13 10 (1.70%) Perl
14 9 (1.53%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.53%) VBScript
15 7 (1.19%) C++
16 6 (1.02%) F#
17 3 (0.51%) R
17 3 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 149 (25.34%) Security Cleared
2 126 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 64 (10.88%) AWS Certification
4 14 (2.38%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
5 12 (2.04%) AWS Certified Developer
6 11 (1.87%) AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
7 6 (1.02%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 5 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.68%) Degree
10 3 (0.51%) Azure Certification
10 3 (0.51%) CCA
10 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
11 2 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.17%) CEH
12 1 (0.17%) CISSP
12 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.70%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) GDPR
3 4 (0.68%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.34%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) NCSC
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) SOC 2
System Software
1 250 (42.52%) Docker
2 9 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) Squid
4 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.17%) Firmware
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
5 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 417 (70.92%) Terraform
2 275 (46.77%) Kubernetes
3 183 (31.12%) Ansible
4 54 (9.18%) Puppet
5 48 (8.16%) Prometheus
6 42 (7.14%) Grafana
7 36 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (4.42%) Packer
9 16 (2.72%) Istio
10 13 (2.21%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (2.04%) Kibana
11 12 (2.04%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.85%) Consul
12 5 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.85%) Rancher
13 4 (0.68%) linkerd
14 3 (0.51%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.51%) logstash
14 3 (0.51%) Nagios
15 2 (0.34%) Graphite
Vendors
1 30 (5.10%) Splunk
2 20 (3.40%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.21%) Oracle
4 12 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.70%) VMware
6 8 (1.36%) Denodo
6 8 (1.36%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.19%) Google
8 6 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.85%) AppDynamics
9 5 (0.85%) Databricks
9 5 (0.85%) HP
9 5 (0.85%) IBM
9 5 (0.85%) New Relic
9 5 (0.85%) Progress
10 3 (0.51%) Dynatrace
10 3 (0.51%) Informatica
10 3 (0.51%) PagerDuty
10 3 (0.51%) Solace
11 2 (0.34%) Perforce