Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 370 633
Rank change year-on-year +102 +263 +5
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 874 557 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.62% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.65% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 449 178
England median daily rate £538 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £419 £387
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% +5.50%
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 87,499 85,538 93,500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,692 56,349 60,467
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £610 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,538 2,914 3,579
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.39 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.48% -0.61% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.52
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.81% +12.24%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +38 645 £550 +4.76% 79
South East +30 84 £500 - 11
North of England +62 47 £475 +2.70% 12
North West +44 41 £433 -6.49% 7
Midlands +32 41 £500 +3.09% 10
South West +46 38 £500 +11.11% 7
East Midlands +27 28 £451 +16.26% 7
East of England 0 20 £550 +7.32% 5
West Midlands +10 11 £575 +18.56% 3
Yorkshire +10 5 £500 +4.17% 3
North East - 1 £625 - 2
AWS DevOps
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, AWS DevOps contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring AWS DevOps in the job title.

1 874 (100.00%) DevOps
2 691 (79.06%) Amazon AWS
3 525 (60.07%) Linux
4 456 (52.17%) Jenkins
5 422 (48.28%) Docker
6 420 (48.05%) Ansible
7 406 (46.45%) Python
8 364 (41.65%) Puppet
9 324 (37.07%) Terraform
10 304 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
11 260 (29.75%) Java
12 244 (27.92%) Kubernetes
13 226 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
14 222 (25.40%) Opscode Chef
15 207 (23.68%) Configuration Management
16 186 (21.28%) Bash Shell
17 179 (20.48%) Ruby
18 175 (20.02%) Git (software)
19 167 (19.11%) Web Services
20 138 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
21 137 (15.68%) Amazon EC2
21 137 (15.68%) Security Cleared
22 135 (15.45%) Unix
23 125 (14.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 115 (13.16%) Finance
25 106 (12.13%) Maven
25 106 (12.13%) Amazon S3
26 97 (11.10%) Continuous Delivery
27 93 (10.64%) SC Cleared
28 92 (10.53%) CentOS

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 75 (8.58%) Tomcat
2 66 (7.55%) Confluence
3 45 (5.15%) Apache
4 38 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (4.12%) nginx
6 31 (3.55%) IIS
7 25 (2.86%) OpenStack
8 23 (2.63%) JBoss
9 18 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
10 16 (1.83%) Apache Spark
11 12 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.92%) Mule
13 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.57%) Jetty
14 5 (0.57%) Mongrel
15 4 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.46%) Alfresco
15 4 (0.46%) Mule ESB
16 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (1.60%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 691 (79.06%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 137 (15.68%) Amazon EC2
4 106 (12.13%) Amazon S3
5 87 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 82 (9.38%) Serverless
7 80 (9.15%) AWS Lambda
8 72 (8.24%) GitHub
9 71 (8.12%) Route 53
10 61 (6.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 56 (6.41%) Amazon ELB
12 46 (5.26%) PaaS
13 44 (5.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 38 (4.35%) OpenShift
15 37 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
16 35 (4.00%) IaaS
17 30 (3.43%) SaaS
18 19 (2.17%) CloudFront
19 16 (1.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
20 13 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 39 (4.46%) VPN
3 38 (4.35%) HTTP
4 29 (3.32%) DNS
4 29 (3.32%) Firewall
5 23 (2.63%) SSL
6 15 (1.72%) Internet
7 12 (1.37%) DHCP
8 10 (1.14%) LAN
8 10 (1.14%) WAN
9 9 (1.03%) FTP
9 9 (1.03%) SMS
10 8 (0.92%) LDAP
11 6 (0.69%) Network Security
12 5 (0.57%) IPsec
13 4 (0.46%) MPLS
13 4 (0.46%) VLAN
13 4 (0.46%) VoIP
14 3 (0.34%) IMAP
14 3 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (9.95%) Amazon RDS
2 73 (8.35%) NoSQL
3 68 (7.78%) MySQL
4 59 (6.75%) MongoDB
5 44 (5.03%) Hadoop
6 38 (4.35%) SQL Server
7 37 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (3.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 25 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (2.63%) Relational Database
11 19 (2.17%) Big Data
12 12 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.37%) Redis
13 9 (1.03%) Couchbase
14 8 (0.92%) DB2
14 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.69%) HBase
16 5 (0.57%) Hazelcast
17 4 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
18 3 (0.34%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 456 (52.17%) Jenkins
2 175 (20.02%) Git (software)
3 106 (12.13%) Maven
4 80 (9.15%) JIRA
5 52 (5.95%) TeamCity
6 40 (4.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 37 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 36 (4.12%) Artifactory
9 28 (3.20%) Bitbucket
10 26 (2.97%) GitLab
11 23 (2.63%) SonarQube
12 22 (2.52%) Gradle
12 22 (2.52%) Travis CI
13 18 (2.06%) Subversion
14 17 (1.95%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.60%) Vagrant
16 11 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (1.26%) Selenium
17 10 (1.14%) GoCD
17 10 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 115 (13.16%) Finance
2 35 (4.00%) Banking
3 14 (1.60%) Front Office
4 13 (1.49%) Retail
5 10 (1.14%) Publishing
6 8 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.80%) Marketing
8 6 (0.69%) Games
8 6 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.46%) Billing
10 4 (0.46%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.23%) Back Office
11 2 (0.23%) Electronics
11 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (19.11%) Web Services
2 63 (7.21%) Elastic Stack
2 63 (7.21%) Node.js
3 51 (5.84%) .NET
4 27 (3.09%) Kafka
5 26 (2.97%) JSON
6 18 (2.06%) REST
7 16 (1.83%) RESTful
8 14 (1.60%) Sensu
9 9 (1.03%) jQuery
9 9 (1.03%) Middleware
10 8 (0.92%) J2EE
10 8 (0.92%) SOAP
10 8 (0.92%) XML
11 7 (0.80%) LEMP Stack
11 7 (0.80%) Sass
12 6 (0.69%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.69%) Chai
12 6 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (0.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.15%) Public Cloud
2 40 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (2.52%) Fintech
4 21 (2.40%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.37%) Video on Demand
6 11 (1.26%) Digital Media
6 11 (1.26%) iPad
7 8 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.46%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.46%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.46%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.34%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.34%) PKI
12 3 (0.34%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.23%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 525 (60.07%) Linux
2 135 (15.45%) Unix
3 125 (14.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 92 (10.53%) CentOS
5 89 (10.18%) Windows
6 24 (2.75%) Windows Server
7 20 (2.29%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.60%) Debian
10 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.34%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.34%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.23%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) VMS
14 1 (0.11%) AIX
14 1 (0.11%) Android
14 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.11%) Fedora
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 874 (100.00%) DevOps
2 304 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
4 207 (23.68%) Configuration Management
5 97 (11.10%) Continuous Delivery
6 91 (10.41%) Scrum
7 90 (10.30%) Open Source
8 82 (9.38%) Migration
9 66 (7.55%) Kanban
10 60 (6.86%) Microservices
11 52 (5.95%) Continuous Deployment
11 52 (5.95%) E-Commerce
12 50 (5.72%) Dependency Injection
12 50 (5.72%) Load Balancing
13 45 (5.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 44 (5.03%) TDD
15 35 (4.00%) Software Engineering
16 31 (3.55%) Mentoring
17 27 (3.09%) Test Automation
18 20 (2.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 406 (46.45%) Python
2 260 (29.75%) Java
3 186 (21.28%) Bash Shell
4 179 (20.48%) Ruby
5 67 (7.67%) Groovy
6 62 (7.09%) Perl
7 55 (6.29%) SQL
8 51 (5.84%) Go
9 49 (5.61%) PowerShell
10 47 (5.38%) JavaScript
11 42 (4.81%) PHP
12 37 (4.23%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.60%) C#
14 9 (1.03%) Bourne shell
14 9 (1.03%) Korn
15 7 (0.80%) Scala
16 6 (0.69%) C++
17 3 (0.34%) VB
18 2 (0.23%) C
18 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 137 (15.68%) Security Cleared
2 93 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 52 (5.95%) AWS Certification
4 11 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.80%) Degree
6 3 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.23%) CISSP
7 2 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.11%) CCDP
8 1 (0.11%) CCIE
8 1 (0.11%) CCNP
8 1 (0.11%) CISM
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) MCSE
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.83%) GCP
2 13 (1.49%) QA
3 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) GPG13
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 422 (48.28%) Docker
2 16 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.80%) vCloud
6 5 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.57%) flannel
6 5 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.57%) Xen
7 4 (0.46%) HDFS
7 4 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.34%) Gluster
8 3 (0.34%) Varnish
9 2 (0.23%) Postfix
9 2 (0.23%) Squid
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.11%) NFS
10 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 420 (48.05%) Ansible
2 364 (41.65%) Puppet
3 324 (37.07%) Terraform
4 244 (27.92%) Kubernetes
5 222 (25.40%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (6.86%) logstash
7 48 (5.49%) Mesos
7 48 (5.49%) Packer
8 35 (4.00%) Nagios
9 31 (3.55%) ZABBIX
10 30 (3.43%) Kibana
11 27 (3.09%) Consul
12 22 (2.52%) Docker Swarm
13 18 (2.06%) Prometheus
14 17 (1.95%) Grafana
15 12 (1.37%) Salt
16 9 (1.03%) Rundeck
17 8 (0.92%) Graphite
18 7 (0.80%) Rancher
19 6 (0.69%) rkt
Vendors
1 65 (7.44%) Red Hat
2 53 (6.06%) Splunk
3 40 (4.58%) VMware
4 31 (3.55%) Atlassian
5 28 (3.20%) New Relic
6 27 (3.09%) Google
7 19 (2.17%) Rackspace
8 18 (2.06%) Microsoft
9 17 (1.95%) Oracle
10 15 (1.72%) SaltStack
11 11 (1.26%) AppDynamics
11 11 (1.26%) IBM
12 9 (1.03%) Cisco
12 9 (1.03%) Cloudera
13 6 (0.69%) Black Duck
13 6 (0.69%) CA
14 5 (0.57%) Sonatype
15 4 (0.46%) Adobe
15 4 (0.46%) Facebook
15 4 (0.46%) Hortonworks