Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 345 490
Rank change year-on-year +92 +145 +98
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 1,001 612 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.06% 0.70% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.74% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 522 363
England median daily rate £545 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% +2.44% +20.59%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £401
90th Percentile £663 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £545 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.44% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 89,702 83,014 96,750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.96% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,311 54,112 63,724
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,888 2,684 2,886
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.09 £18.70 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.26% -4.13% +11.43%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in England

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS DevOps in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS DevOps in England

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps in England over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 July 2018. 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 +35 627 £550 +2.33% 66
South East +54 124 £525 +5.00% 6
North of England +42 116 £475 - 20
Midlands +40 80 £530 +7.34% 7
West Midlands +37 63 £530 +14.59% 5
North West +1 51 £513 +13.89% 4
North East +23 33 £385 -23.00% 5
South West +17 33 £500 +21.21% 5
Yorkshire +2 32 £425 -22.73% 11
East of England +15 20 £550 - 7
East Midlands +3 16 £500 -4.76% 2
AWS DevOps
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 1,001 (100.00%) DevOps
2 784 (78.32%) Amazon AWS
3 542 (54.15%) Ansible
4 531 (53.05%) Docker
5 525 (52.45%) Terraform
6 514 (51.35%) Linux
7 481 (48.05%) Jenkins
8 452 (45.15%) Python
9 442 (44.16%) Puppet
10 327 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
11 324 (32.37%) Kubernetes
12 288 (28.77%) Opscode Chef
13 247 (24.68%) Git (software)
14 237 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
15 233 (23.28%) Configuration Management
16 224 (22.38%) Java
16 224 (22.38%) Bash Shell
17 212 (21.18%) Ruby
18 184 (18.38%) Amazon EC2
19 172 (17.18%) AWS CloudFormation
20 159 (15.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 144 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
22 142 (14.19%) Serverless
23 137 (13.69%) Migration
24 130 (12.99%) Web Services
24 130 (12.99%) Windows
24 130 (12.99%) Amazon S3
25 124 (12.39%) Finance
25 124 (12.39%) Deployment Automation
26 123 (12.29%) AWS Lambda

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 66 (6.59%) Confluence
2 31 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 30 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (2.60%) nginx
5 24 (2.40%) Apache
6 18 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 18 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (1.80%) IIS
6 18 (1.80%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.20%) JBoss
8 10 (1.00%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.50%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.30%) Gunicorn
11 3 (0.30%) Jetty
11 3 (0.30%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.100%) IPython
12 1 (0.100%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.100%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.100%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (1.20%) HipChat
2 1 (0.100%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (0.80%) Eagle PACE
1 8 (0.80%) Front Arena
1 8 (0.80%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.100%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.100%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.100%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.100%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 784 (78.32%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (18.38%) Amazon EC2
3 172 (17.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 144 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 142 (14.19%) Serverless
6 130 (12.99%) Amazon S3
7 123 (12.29%) AWS Lambda
8 112 (11.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 70 (6.99%) Route 53
10 64 (6.39%) GitHub
11 62 (6.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 55 (5.49%) Amazon ELB
13 45 (4.50%) OpenShift
14 36 (3.60%) CloudFront
14 36 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
15 35 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
16 28 (2.80%) PaaS
17 20 (2.00%) SaaS
18 17 (1.70%) Datadog
19 16 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 39 (3.90%) DNS
3 35 (3.50%) Firewall
3 35 (3.50%) HTTP
4 30 (3.00%) SSL
5 24 (2.40%) VPN
6 14 (1.40%) Internet
7 10 (1.00%) DHCP
8 7 (0.70%) FTP
8 7 (0.70%) IPsec
8 7 (0.70%) Network Security
9 6 (0.60%) IMAP
9 6 (0.60%) SMS
9 6 (0.60%) SMTP
9 6 (0.60%) SSH
10 5 (0.50%) LAN
10 5 (0.50%) OpenVPN
10 5 (0.50%) VoIP
10 5 (0.50%) WAN
11 4 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (9.39%) Amazon RDS
2 76 (7.59%) MySQL
3 49 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (4.70%) MongoDB
5 33 (3.30%) Hadoop
6 30 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 25 (2.50%) Big Data
8 16 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (1.60%) Redis
9 15 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 15 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.10%) InfluxDB
11 10 (1.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.80%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.60%) HBase
14 5 (0.50%) Amazon Aurora
14 5 (0.50%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.40%) DB2
15 4 (0.40%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 481 (48.05%) Jenkins
2 247 (24.68%) Git (software)
3 90 (8.99%) Sonatype Nexus
4 88 (8.79%) JIRA
5 61 (6.09%) Maven
6 49 (4.90%) TeamCity
7 45 (4.50%) Vagrant
8 40 (4.00%) Bitbucket
9 38 (3.80%) Artifactory
9 38 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 38 (3.80%) Subversion
10 25 (2.50%) SonarQube
11 22 (2.20%) Gradle
12 21 (2.10%) GitLab
13 20 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (1.60%) Selenium
15 14 (1.40%) Visual Studio
16 13 (1.30%) CircleCI
17 12 (1.20%) JUnit
17 12 (1.20%) RSpec
General
1 124 (12.39%) Finance
2 48 (4.80%) Banking
3 35 (3.50%) Retail
4 20 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.40%) Marketing
6 13 (1.30%) Front Office
7 7 (0.70%) Games
7 7 (0.70%) Publishing
8 6 (0.60%) Electronics
8 6 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.50%) Law
10 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.100%) Back Office
12 1 (0.100%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.100%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (12.99%) Web Services
2 100 (9.99%) Node.js
3 64 (6.39%) Elastic Stack
4 58 (5.79%) .NET
5 29 (2.90%) Middleware
6 25 (2.50%) REST
7 21 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
8 20 (2.00%) Spring Boot
9 19 (1.90%) Kafka
9 19 (1.90%) RESTful
10 18 (1.80%) React
11 17 (1.70%) Sensu
12 16 (1.60%) Spring
13 15 (1.50%) JSON
14 14 (1.40%) SOAP
15 13 (1.30%) LDAP
16 12 (1.20%) .NET Framework
16 12 (1.20%) CSS
16 12 (1.20%) HTML
16 12 (1.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (4.80%) Linux Command Line
3 35 (3.50%) Fintech
4 28 (2.80%) Public Cloud
5 25 (2.50%) Cloud Native
6 24 (2.40%) iPad
7 20 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (1.10%) Equities
12 11 (1.10%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.80%) Derivative
13 8 (0.80%) Exotic Derivative
13 8 (0.80%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (0.70%) NHS
15 5 (0.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 514 (51.35%) Linux
2 159 (15.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 130 (12.99%) Windows
4 113 (11.29%) Unix
5 61 (6.09%) CentOS
6 18 (1.80%) Ubuntu
7 17 (1.70%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.30%) Android
8 13 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.50%) Solaris
9 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.30%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.30%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.20%) Debian
12 1 (0.100%) AIX
12 1 (0.100%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.100%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.100%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.100%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,001 (100.00%) DevOps
2 327 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
4 233 (23.28%) Configuration Management
5 137 (13.69%) Migration
6 124 (12.39%) Deployment Automation
7 114 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 88 (8.79%) Open Source
9 85 (8.49%) Microservices
10 74 (7.39%) E-Commerce
11 62 (6.19%) Continuous Deployment
12 57 (5.69%) Load Balancing
12 57 (5.69%) TDD
13 54 (5.39%) Scrum
14 49 (4.90%) Software Engineering
15 43 (4.30%) Mentoring
15 43 (4.30%) Test Automation
16 41 (4.10%) Kanban
17 38 (3.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 36 (3.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 452 (45.15%) Python
2 224 (22.38%) Bash Shell
2 224 (22.38%) Java
3 212 (21.18%) Ruby
4 79 (7.89%) Perl
5 78 (7.79%) PowerShell
6 71 (7.09%) Groovy
7 51 (5.09%) Shell Script
8 47 (4.70%) Go
9 43 (4.30%) PHP
10 37 (3.70%) JavaScript
11 34 (3.40%) SQL
12 33 (3.30%) C#
13 15 (1.50%) C++
13 15 (1.50%) Scala
14 7 (0.70%) C
15 6 (0.60%) Java 8
16 5 (0.50%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.50%) Korn
17 2 (0.20%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 96 (9.59%) AWS Certification
2 90 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 82 (8.19%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (0.60%) Degree
5 2 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.100%) CCNA
6 1 (0.100%) CCSA
6 1 (0.100%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.100%) CISM
6 1 (0.100%) CISSP
6 1 (0.100%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.100%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.100%) MCSD
6 1 (0.100%) MCSE
6 1 (0.100%) OCP
6 1 (0.100%) RHCE
6 1 (0.100%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.70%) GCP
2 13 (1.30%) QA
3 6 (0.60%) PMO
4 3 (0.30%) GDPR
5 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.100%) SLA
System Software
1 531 (53.05%) Docker
2 12 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.50%) flannel
5 5 (0.50%) vCloud
6 4 (0.40%) etcd
6 4 (0.40%) HDFS
6 4 (0.40%) Xen
7 3 (0.30%) Postfix
7 3 (0.30%) Squid
8 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.100%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.100%) KVM
9 1 (0.100%) NFS
9 1 (0.100%) pfSense
9 1 (0.100%) Samba
Systems Management
1 542 (54.15%) Ansible
2 525 (52.45%) Terraform
3 442 (44.16%) Puppet
4 324 (32.37%) Kubernetes
5 288 (28.77%) Opscode Chef
6 96 (9.59%) Packer
7 56 (5.59%) Salt
8 34 (3.40%) ZABBIX
9 33 (3.30%) Kibana
9 33 (3.30%) logstash
10 30 (3.00%) Mesos
11 25 (2.50%) Nagios
12 23 (2.30%) Rancher
13 22 (2.20%) Docker Swarm
14 21 (2.10%) Consul
15 12 (1.20%) Uchiwa
16 11 (1.10%) Grafana
16 11 (1.10%) HAProxy
16 11 (1.10%) Pingdom
17 6 (0.60%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 86 (8.59%) Red Hat
2 43 (4.30%) Atlassian
3 38 (3.80%) New Relic
4 36 (3.60%) Splunk
5 34 (3.40%) Google
6 31 (3.10%) Microsoft
7 26 (2.60%) VMware
8 25 (2.50%) Cloudera
9 24 (2.40%) Oracle
10 19 (1.90%) PagerDuty
10 19 (1.90%) SaltStack
11 18 (1.80%) Adobe
12 17 (1.70%) hybris
13 9 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.90%) SAP
14 8 (0.80%) Calypso
14 8 (0.80%) Charles River
14 8 (0.80%) FXall
14 8 (0.80%) IBM
14 8 (0.80%) SimCorp