Period
to 27 October 2021

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 327 290 295
Rank change year-on-year -37 +5 -33
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 532 227 682
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.82% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.88% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 203 571
10th Percentile £425 £413 £456
25th Percentile £475 £463 £503
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £625
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £60.50 " £13.25
Median hourly rate £61.00 - £13.50
75th Percentile £61.50 " £13.75
90th Percentile " " "
UK median hourly rate £61.00 - £13.50

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 63,760 25,677 72,415
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.46% 92.58% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45,008 17,694 49,122
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
25th Percentile £408 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.84% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,872 836 2,400
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.75 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate £19.76 £22.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -10.19% +17.65% +6.86%
75th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £62.15 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +8.57%

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 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 -74 322 £575 +4.55% 74
North of England -33 73 £519 -1.19% 18
North West -34 43 £513 -6.82% 13
South East -73 26 £550 +7.32% 8
North East +5 18 £545 +9.00%
South West -38 17 £500 -4.76% 2
East of England -39 17 £550 -15.38% 14
Yorkshire -47 12 £525 +18.31% 5
Midlands -75 9 £465 +24.00% 8
West Midlands -65 6 £470 +25.33% 2
East Midlands - 3 £465 - 6
AWS DevOps
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, AWS DevOps 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 in the job title.

1 532 (100.00%) DevOps
2 453 (85.15%) AWS
3 388 (72.93%) Terraform
4 212 (39.85%) Docker
5 186 (34.96%) Kubernetes
6 178 (33.46%) Python
7 136 (25.56%) Ansible
8 128 (24.06%) Infrastructure as Code
9 127 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
10 113 (21.24%) Jenkins
11 109 (20.49%) Linux
12 106 (19.92%) Serverless
13 100 (18.80%) AWS CloudFormation
14 97 (18.23%) Amazon EC2
15 83 (15.60%) Amazon EKS
16 82 (15.41%) Azure
17 80 (15.04%) AWS Lambda
18 79 (14.85%) GitLab
18 79 (14.85%) Git (software)
19 78 (14.66%) Web Services
19 78 (14.66%) Java
20 69 (12.97%) Microservices
21 66 (12.41%) Amazon ECS
22 59 (11.09%) Amazon RDS
22 59 (11.09%) Prometheus
22 59 (11.09%) Bash Shell
22 59 (11.09%) Security Cleared
23 56 (10.53%) Finance
24 55 (10.34%) Route 53
25 54 (10.15%) Site Reliability Engineering

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 43 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (5.08%) Apache Spark
3 16 (3.01%) Confluence
4 14 (2.63%) nginx
5 6 (1.13%) Apache
6 5 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.75%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.56%) Traefik
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.19%) Documentum
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.19%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) Jetty
9 1 (0.19%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.32%) Cloudability
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 453 (85.15%) AWS
2 106 (19.92%) Serverless
3 100 (18.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 97 (18.23%) Amazon EC2
5 83 (15.60%) Amazon EKS
6 82 (15.41%) Azure
7 80 (15.04%) AWS Lambda
8 66 (12.41%) Amazon ECS
9 55 (10.34%) Route 53
10 54 (10.15%) Amazon S3
11 50 (9.40%) GitHub
12 46 (8.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 43 (8.08%) GCP
14 40 (7.52%) PaaS
15 34 (6.39%) Amazon EMR
15 34 (6.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 32 (6.02%) IaaS
17 28 (5.26%) AWS CodePipeline
18 22 (4.14%) AWS CloudTrail
19 20 (3.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.76%) DNS
2 12 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.88%) Internet
3 10 (1.88%) SSL
4 8 (1.50%) Network Security
5 7 (1.32%) HTTP
6 6 (1.13%) VPN
7 5 (0.94%) Firewall
8 3 (0.56%) DSL
8 3 (0.56%) LAN
8 3 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.56%) WAN
9 2 (0.38%) SAN
9 2 (0.38%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.19%) DHCP
10 1 (0.19%) FTP
10 1 (0.19%) IPsec
10 1 (0.19%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.19%) SNMP
10 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.09%) Amazon RDS
2 43 (8.08%) Hadoop
3 30 (5.64%) Big Data
4 21 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 15 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.63%) MySQL
7 11 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.88%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.88%) SQL Server
9 8 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (0.75%) BigQuery
11 3 (0.56%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.56%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.38%) Power BI
12 2 (0.38%) Redis
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.19%) HBase
13 1 (0.19%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 113 (21.24%) Jenkins
2 79 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 79 (14.85%) GitLab
3 46 (8.65%) Terragrunt
4 36 (6.77%) JIRA
5 21 (3.95%) Artifactory
6 18 (3.38%) Bitbucket
7 11 (2.07%) SonarQube
8 9 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (1.69%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.50%) git-flow
9 8 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.94%) Selenium
11 4 (0.75%) Moq
11 4 (0.75%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.56%) Gradle
12 3 (0.56%) Maven
13 2 (0.38%) RStudio
13 2 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 56 (10.53%) Finance
2 51 (9.59%) Social Skills
3 46 (8.65%) Public Sector
4 17 (3.20%) Retail
5 13 (2.44%) Billing
6 11 (2.07%) Banking
7 8 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.32%) Electronics
8 7 (1.32%) Marketing
8 7 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.75%) Front Office
11 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.66%) Web Services
2 27 (5.08%) Kafka
3 16 (3.01%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (2.82%) .NET
5 12 (2.26%) YAML
6 11 (2.07%) Node.js
7 10 (1.88%) Lambda Expressions
7 10 (1.88%) Spring Boot
8 9 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.50%) JSON
10 7 (1.32%) REST
10 7 (1.32%) RxJava
11 6 (1.13%) JMS
11 6 (1.13%) Micronaut
12 5 (0.94%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.94%) CSS
12 5 (0.94%) HTML
12 5 (0.94%) J2EE
12 5 (0.94%) Serverless Framework
12 5 (0.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.08%) Public Cloud
2 16 (3.01%) Data Centre
3 15 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (2.63%) Cloud Native
5 10 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.50%) Legacy Applications
6 8 (1.50%) PKI
7 6 (1.13%) Legacy Systems
8 5 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.56%) NHS
10 2 (0.38%) Clustering
10 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.38%) iPad
10 2 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.38%) User Experience
10 2 (0.38%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.19%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.19%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.19%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 109 (20.49%) Linux
2 24 (4.51%) Windows
3 20 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (2.82%) Unix
5 9 (1.69%) CentOS
6 5 (0.94%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (100.00%) DevOps
2 128 (24.06%) Infrastructure as Code
3 127 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (12.97%) Microservices
5 54 (10.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 48 (9.02%) Migration
7 44 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (6.58%) Configuration Management
9 29 (5.45%) Sprint Planning
10 25 (4.70%) Analytics
10 25 (4.70%) E-Commerce
10 25 (4.70%) Infrastructure Automation
11 23 (4.32%) Scrum
11 23 (4.32%) Software Engineering
12 22 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (3.57%) Deployment Automation
13 19 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (3.20%) Open Source
15 14 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 178 (33.46%) Python
2 78 (14.66%) Java
3 59 (11.09%) Bash Shell
4 29 (5.45%) Go
5 25 (4.70%) PowerShell
6 24 (4.51%) SQL
7 19 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 18 (3.38%) JavaScript
9 17 (3.20%) Ruby
10 8 (1.50%) PHP
11 7 (1.32%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.13%) C#
12 6 (1.13%) Groovy
12 6 (1.13%) Java 11
13 5 (0.94%) Perl
14 3 (0.56%) C
14 3 (0.56%) Scala
15 2 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (11.09%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.65%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.38%) Degree
4 14 (2.63%) AWS Certification
4 14 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.13%) GDPR
2 5 (0.94%) QA
3 2 (0.38%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 212 (39.85%) Docker
2 10 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.56%) Squid
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) KVM
6 1 (0.19%) Varnish
6 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 388 (72.93%) Terraform
2 186 (34.96%) Kubernetes
3 136 (25.56%) Ansible
4 59 (11.09%) Prometheus
5 51 (9.59%) Puppet
6 34 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (4.32%) Grafana
8 14 (2.63%) Packer
9 8 (1.50%) HAProxy
9 8 (1.50%) Kibana
9 8 (1.50%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.38%) Consul
12 2 (0.38%) Graphite
12 2 (0.38%) Istio
12 2 (0.38%) linkerd
12 2 (0.38%) Nagios
13 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 33 (6.20%) Splunk
2 20 (3.76%) VMware
3 19 (3.57%) Google
4 12 (2.26%) Informatica
5 9 (1.69%) Brio
6 8 (1.50%) SAP
7 7 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.13%) Dynatrace
9 5 (0.94%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.94%) Hortonworks
9 5 (0.94%) Microsoft
9 5 (0.94%) Oracle
10 4 (0.75%) New Relic
11 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.56%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.56%) PagerDuty
11 3 (0.56%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.38%) 3PAR
12 2 (0.38%) Dell
12 2 (0.38%) HP