Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 323 432
Rank change year-on-year +68 +109 +175
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 976 701 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.04% 0.77% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.81% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 612 458
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +22.09%
10th Percentile £438 £406 £406
90th Percentile £663 £625 £596
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +23.53%
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 88,586 86,715 93,406
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.90% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,989 57,512 61,487
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,800 2,552 2,999
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +3.93%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% +3.89% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +28 632 £550 +2.33% 77
South East +29 102 £530 +6.00% 20
North of England +27 88 £500 +11.11% 12
Midlands +49 86 £519 +29.69% 14
West Midlands +38 59 £525 -4.55% 9
North West -4 37 £525 +24.26% 5
East of England +25 35 £550 - 4
South West -27 34 £475 +11.76% 7
Yorkshire +1 28 £550 +4.76% 5
East Midlands +17 25 £440 +17.33% 4
North East +26 23 £413 -34.00% 2
AWS DevOps
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 976 (100.00%) DevOps
2 759 (77.77%) Amazon AWS
3 576 (59.02%) Terraform
4 549 (56.25%) Ansible
5 481 (49.28%) Linux
6 480 (49.18%) Docker
7 433 (44.36%) Jenkins
8 409 (41.91%) Python
9 404 (41.39%) Puppet
10 355 (36.37%) Kubernetes
11 281 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
12 263 (26.95%) Opscode Chef
13 245 (25.10%) Java
14 227 (23.26%) Amazon EC2
15 218 (22.34%) Configuration Management
16 189 (19.36%) Bash Shell
17 182 (18.65%) Git (software)
18 172 (17.62%) AWS CloudFormation
19 167 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
20 146 (14.96%) Amazon S3
21 145 (14.86%) Ruby
22 144 (14.75%) Serverless
23 143 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 136 (13.93%) Web Services
25 132 (13.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
26 124 (12.70%) Finance
27 123 (12.60%) Migration
27 123 (12.60%) AWS Lambda
28 119 (12.19%) Windows
29 112 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure

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 52 (5.33%) Confluence
2 43 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (4.30%) IIS
4 29 (2.97%) Apache
5 27 (2.77%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (1.43%) nginx
8 13 (1.33%) JBoss
9 8 (0.82%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.82%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.31%) Jetty
12 3 (0.31%) Mongrel
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.20%) WordPress
14 1 (0.10%) CMS
14 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.20%) HipChat
3 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.10%) Magento
1 1 (0.10%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 759 (77.77%) Amazon AWS
2 227 (23.26%) Amazon EC2
3 172 (17.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 146 (14.96%) Amazon S3
5 144 (14.75%) Serverless
6 132 (13.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 123 (12.60%) AWS Lambda
8 112 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 62 (6.35%) Amazon ELB
10 57 (5.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 55 (5.64%) Route 53
12 51 (5.23%) GitHub
13 43 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
14 41 (4.20%) SaaS
15 38 (3.89%) OpenShift
16 35 (3.59%) Google Cloud Platform
17 27 (2.77%) IaaS
18 25 (2.56%) PaaS
19 22 (2.25%) Amazon Glacier
20 20 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.00%) DNS
2 36 (3.69%) VPN
3 35 (3.59%) Firewall
3 35 (3.59%) HTTP
4 34 (3.48%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.05%) SSL
6 16 (1.64%) OpenVPN
7 13 (1.33%) SSH
8 12 (1.23%) ICMP
9 11 (1.13%) OpenLDAP
10 9 (0.92%) DHCP
11 7 (0.72%) IPsec
12 6 (0.61%) LAN
12 6 (0.61%) Network Security
12 6 (0.61%) WAN
13 5 (0.51%) FTP
13 5 (0.51%) VoIP
14 4 (0.41%) VLAN
15 3 (0.31%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (9.63%) Amazon RDS
2 71 (7.27%) MySQL
3 40 (4.10%) MongoDB
4 34 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 29 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.05%) SQL Server
8 19 (1.95%) Big Data
9 16 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
11 14 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (1.43%) InfluxDB
12 13 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
13 10 (1.02%) Redis
13 10 (1.02%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.61%) HBase
15 5 (0.51%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.41%) Blockchain
16 4 (0.41%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 433 (44.36%) Jenkins
2 182 (18.65%) Git (software)
3 80 (8.20%) Maven
4 77 (7.89%) JIRA
5 72 (7.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 44 (4.51%) GitLab
7 42 (4.30%) Subversion
8 39 (4.00%) Bitbucket
9 38 (3.89%) Artifactory
10 30 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 29 (2.97%) Vagrant
12 28 (2.87%) TeamCity
13 23 (2.36%) SonarQube
14 21 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
15 17 (1.74%) Cucumber
16 16 (1.64%) JUnit
17 15 (1.54%) Selenium
18 14 (1.43%) Ant
19 11 (1.13%) Gradle
20 10 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (12.70%) Finance
2 35 (3.59%) Banking
3 25 (2.56%) Retail
4 18 (1.84%) Marketing
5 14 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 8 (0.82%) Publishing
7 6 (0.61%) Front Office
8 5 (0.51%) Automotive
8 5 (0.51%) Electronics
8 5 (0.51%) Law
8 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.31%) Games
9 3 (0.31%) Legal
10 2 (0.20%) Billing
10 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.10%) Back Office
11 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (13.93%) Web Services
2 70 (7.17%) .NET
3 69 (7.07%) Elastic Stack
4 55 (5.64%) Node.js
5 29 (2.97%) Middleware
6 19 (1.95%) Sensu
6 19 (1.95%) Spring Boot
7 17 (1.74%) Spring
8 15 (1.54%) REST
9 14 (1.43%) JSON
9 14 (1.43%) RESTful
10 12 (1.23%) SAML
11 9 (0.92%) AngularJS
11 9 (0.92%) Kafka
11 9 (0.92%) MCollective
12 8 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (0.72%) .NET Core
13 7 (0.72%) LAMP
13 7 (0.72%) LDAP
14 6 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.12%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (4.82%) Public Cloud
3 41 (4.20%) Cloud Native
4 30 (3.07%) Linux Command Line
5 23 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.36%) Fintech
6 17 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 16 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 9 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.82%) NHS
12 5 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.51%) Wiki
13 4 (0.41%) Equities
13 4 (0.41%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.31%) Clustering
14 3 (0.31%) Replication
15 2 (0.20%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 481 (49.28%) Linux
2 143 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 119 (12.19%) Windows
4 85 (8.71%) Unix
5 74 (7.58%) CentOS
6 22 (2.25%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.23%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.72%) Debian
10 6 (0.61%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.51%) Solaris
12 4 (0.41%) Fedora
13 2 (0.20%) Android
13 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.10%) AIX
14 1 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.10%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.10%) VMS
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 976 (100.00%) DevOps
2 281 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (22.34%) Configuration Management
4 167 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
5 123 (12.60%) Migration
6 102 (10.45%) Microservices
7 93 (9.53%) Deployment Automation
8 88 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
9 85 (8.71%) Open Source
10 78 (7.99%) Test Automation
11 62 (6.35%) Load Balancing
12 55 (5.64%) Problem-Solving
13 54 (5.53%) E-Commerce
14 52 (5.33%) Scrum
15 51 (5.23%) Build Automation
15 51 (5.23%) TDD
16 46 (4.71%) Continuous Deployment
17 42 (4.30%) Collaborative Working
18 40 (4.10%) Mentoring
19 38 (3.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 409 (41.91%) Python
2 245 (25.10%) Java
3 189 (19.36%) Bash Shell
4 145 (14.86%) Ruby
5 100 (10.25%) PowerShell
6 72 (7.38%) Perl
7 51 (5.23%) SQL
8 37 (3.79%) Go
8 37 (3.79%) Groovy
9 30 (3.07%) Shell Script
10 29 (2.97%) JavaScript
11 14 (1.43%) C#
11 14 (1.43%) Scala
12 13 (1.33%) PHP
13 8 (0.82%) C++
13 8 (0.82%) Java 8
14 5 (0.51%) C
14 5 (0.51%) Korn
15 4 (0.41%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 103 (10.55%) Security Cleared
2 95 (9.73%) SC Cleared
3 57 (5.84%) AWS Certification
4 11 (1.13%) Degree
5 6 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.20%) CISSP
8 1 (0.10%) CCNA
8 1 (0.10%) CCSA
8 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.10%) CISM
8 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.10%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.10%) MCSE
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.10%) RHCE
8 1 (0.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.84%) QA
2 7 (0.72%) GDPR
3 6 (0.61%) PMO
4 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) HL7
7 1 (0.10%) BS25999
7 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 480 (49.18%) Docker
2 11 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.02%) vCloud
4 9 (0.92%) Postfix
4 9 (0.92%) Squid
4 9 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.61%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.61%) HDFS
6 3 (0.31%) Xen
7 2 (0.20%) Btrfs
7 2 (0.20%) KVM
7 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.10%) etcd
8 1 (0.10%) flannel
8 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.10%) NFS
8 1 (0.10%) pfSense
8 1 (0.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 576 (59.02%) Terraform
2 549 (56.25%) Ansible
3 404 (41.39%) Puppet
4 355 (36.37%) Kubernetes
5 263 (26.95%) Opscode Chef
6 107 (10.96%) Packer
7 51 (5.23%) ZABBIX
8 41 (4.20%) Nagios
8 41 (4.20%) Salt
9 38 (3.89%) Kibana
10 36 (3.69%) logstash
11 29 (2.97%) Docker Swarm
12 27 (2.77%) Mesos
13 20 (2.05%) Rancher
14 17 (1.74%) Uchiwa
15 15 (1.54%) Pingdom
16 13 (1.33%) Consul
16 13 (1.33%) Grafana
17 12 (1.23%) Prometheus
18 9 (0.92%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 93 (9.53%) Red Hat
2 64 (6.56%) Splunk
3 36 (3.69%) New Relic
4 31 (3.18%) Google
5 25 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 25 (2.56%) VMware
6 23 (2.36%) hybris
7 21 (2.15%) Oracle
7 21 (2.15%) PagerDuty
8 20 (2.05%) Atlassian
9 19 (1.95%) Cloudera
10 15 (1.54%) Adobe
11 11 (1.13%) SaltStack
12 9 (0.92%) Sonatype
13 8 (0.82%) SAP
14 6 (0.61%) Black Duck
14 6 (0.61%) Citrix
14 6 (0.61%) Hortonworks
15 5 (0.51%) IBM
16 4 (0.41%) ServiceNow