Period
to 17 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 256 361
Rank change year-on-year +3 +105 +171
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 888 967 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.06% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.12% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 776 475
England median daily rate £550 £548 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.46% +4.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £408
90th Percentile £675 £663 £623
UK median daily rate £550 £545 £525
% change year-on-year +0.92% +3.81% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
England median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 78,324 86,076 79,627
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 94.80% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,960 56,824 51,892
England median daily rate £475 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.69% +2.12%
10th Percentile £278 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,472 2,775 2,616
England median hourly rate £19.50 £18.64 £18.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.64% -1.82% -5.10%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.11 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.24 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.34 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.44% -5.26% -5.00%

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 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps in England

AWS DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS DevOps in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWS DevOps in England

AWS DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 17 June 2019. 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 -19 507 £600 +9.09% 85
North of England +46 126 £538 +10.82% 25
South West +38 94 £550 +10.00% 5
South East -25 79 £525 - 17
Midlands +32 69 £525 - 13
North West +22 62 £550 +7.32% 16
West Midlands +16 55 £525 -0.94% 12
Yorkshire +19 37 £500 +17.65% 9
North East +16 27 £525 +45.83%
East Midlands +18 14 £525 +10.53% 1
East of England -5 12 £550 - 9
AWS DevOps
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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.

1 888 (100.00%) DevOps
2 679 (76.46%) Amazon AWS
3 528 (59.46%) Terraform
4 464 (52.25%) Docker
5 422 (47.52%) Linux
6 409 (46.06%) Jenkins
7 392 (44.14%) Ansible
8 374 (42.12%) Python
9 353 (39.75%) Kubernetes
10 318 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
11 243 (27.36%) Puppet
12 227 (25.56%) Java
13 207 (23.31%) Git (software)
14 203 (22.86%) Configuration Management
15 172 (19.37%) Amazon S3
16 167 (18.81%) Amazon EC2
17 152 (17.12%) Opscode Chef
18 147 (16.55%) AWS CloudFormation
18 147 (16.55%) Serverless
19 129 (14.53%) AWS Lambda
20 128 (14.41%) Bash Shell
21 120 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
22 119 (13.40%) Amazon RDS
23 114 (12.84%) Web Services
23 114 (12.84%) Migration
24 110 (12.39%) Finance
25 108 (12.16%) Infrastructure as Code
26 101 (11.37%) JIRA
26 101 (11.37%) Windows
27 100 (11.26%) Amazon ECS

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 61 (6.87%) Confluence
2 28 (3.15%) Apache Spark
3 21 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (1.80%) nginx
5 14 (1.58%) Apache
6 13 (1.46%) IIS
7 10 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.45%) Drupal
10 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.34%) JBoss
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.23%) CMS
12 2 (0.23%) Jetty
12 2 (0.23%) Mongrel
12 2 (0.23%) WordPress
13 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 679 (76.46%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (19.37%) Amazon S3
3 167 (18.81%) Amazon EC2
4 147 (16.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 147 (16.55%) Serverless
5 129 (14.53%) AWS Lambda
6 120 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 100 (11.26%) Amazon ECS
8 89 (10.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 82 (9.23%) Route 53
10 79 (8.90%) Amazon ELB
10 79 (8.90%) Google Cloud Platform
11 58 (6.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 47 (5.29%) CloudFront
13 43 (4.84%) GitHub
14 38 (4.28%) OpenShift
15 31 (3.49%) Amazon EKS
16 28 (3.15%) Amazon SQS
17 27 (3.04%) Amazon Kinesis
17 27 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.27%) HTTP
2 21 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.25%) DNS
4 19 (2.14%) VPN
5 15 (1.69%) OpenVPN
6 10 (1.13%) Firewall
7 9 (1.01%) DHCP
8 8 (0.90%) FTP
8 8 (0.90%) IPsec
8 8 (0.90%) SSL
9 7 (0.79%) Network Security
10 6 (0.68%) Internet
11 5 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.56%) WAN
12 4 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.23%) MPLS
14 1 (0.11%) BGP
14 1 (0.11%) DMZ
14 1 (0.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (13.40%) Amazon RDS
2 35 (3.94%) Hadoop
3 34 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (3.27%) Big Data
5 28 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 20 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 14 (1.58%) MySQL
9 13 (1.46%) Redis
10 12 (1.35%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.35%) SQL Server
11 11 (1.24%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.01%) Amazon Athena
12 9 (1.01%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
14 7 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.45%) Amazon QuickSight
16 3 (0.34%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 409 (46.06%) Jenkins
2 207 (23.31%) Git (software)
3 101 (11.37%) JIRA
4 64 (7.21%) GitLab
5 55 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
6 35 (3.94%) TeamCity
7 34 (3.83%) Artifactory
8 30 (3.38%) Maven
8 30 (3.38%) SonarQube
9 20 (2.25%) Subversion
10 18 (2.03%) JUnit
11 17 (1.91%) Bitbucket
12 15 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (1.35%) RStudio
15 10 (1.13%) Vagrant
16 8 (0.90%) Gradle
16 8 (0.90%) Visual Studio
17 7 (0.79%) Selenium
18 6 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 110 (12.39%) Finance
2 53 (5.97%) Retail
3 22 (2.48%) Banking
4 15 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 13 (1.46%) Marketing
5 13 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.35%) Front Office
6 12 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.24%) Electronics
7 11 (1.24%) Games
8 7 (0.79%) Publishing
9 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.45%) Law
11 2 (0.23%) Automotive
11 2 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) German Language
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (12.84%) Web Services
2 58 (6.53%) Elastic Stack
3 54 (6.08%) Kafka
4 41 (4.62%) Node.js
5 30 (3.38%) .NET
6 25 (2.82%) RESTful
7 19 (2.14%) Middleware
8 17 (1.91%) OAuth
9 15 (1.69%) REST
10 13 (1.46%) JSON
10 13 (1.46%) OAuth2
11 12 (1.35%) J2EE
11 12 (1.35%) Spring
12 9 (1.01%) OpenID
13 6 (0.68%) React
14 5 (0.56%) LDAP
14 5 (0.56%) Sensu
14 5 (0.56%) SOAP
15 4 (0.45%) AngularJS
15 4 (0.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (4.05%) Cloud Native
3 34 (3.83%) Public Cloud
4 22 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (1.58%) NHS
7 13 (1.46%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.35%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
11 7 (0.79%) Clustering
11 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (0.68%) PKI
13 5 (0.56%) Blog
14 3 (0.34%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.34%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 422 (47.52%) Linux
2 101 (11.37%) Windows
3 91 (10.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (7.77%) Unix
5 21 (2.36%) CentOS
6 18 (2.03%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.79%) Android
9 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.45%) Debian
11 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.34%) Fedora
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.23%) AIX
12 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.11%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.11%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 888 (100.00%) DevOps
2 318 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (22.86%) Configuration Management
4 114 (12.84%) Migration
5 108 (12.16%) Infrastructure as Code
6 92 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
7 90 (10.14%) Scrum
8 82 (9.23%) Microservices
9 77 (8.67%) Test Automation
10 74 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
11 68 (7.66%) Open Source
12 57 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
12 57 (6.42%) E-Commerce
13 54 (6.08%) TDD
14 47 (5.29%) Kanban
15 43 (4.84%) Continuous Deployment
16 42 (4.73%) Software Engineering
17 40 (4.50%) Problem-Solving
18 39 (4.39%) Fintech
19 29 (3.27%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 374 (42.12%) Python
2 227 (25.56%) Java
3 128 (14.41%) Bash Shell
4 80 (9.01%) PowerShell
5 70 (7.88%) Ruby
6 39 (4.39%) Perl
7 31 (3.49%) JavaScript
7 31 (3.49%) SQL
8 27 (3.04%) Go
9 26 (2.93%) PHP
10 24 (2.70%) Groovy
11 16 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.46%) Scala
13 10 (1.13%) C#
13 10 (1.13%) Java 8
14 8 (0.90%) C++
15 3 (0.34%) C
15 3 (0.34%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.23%) ES6
16 2 (0.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 86 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 76 (8.56%) SC Cleared
3 63 (7.09%) AWS Certification
4 11 (1.24%) RHCE
5 10 (1.13%) Degree
6 5 (0.56%) CCNP
6 5 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.11%) CCIE
9 1 (0.11%) CCNA
9 1 (0.11%) CEH
9 1 (0.11%) GIAC
9 1 (0.11%) GPEN
9 1 (0.11%) OSCP
9 1 (0.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.79%) QA
2 5 (0.56%) PMO
3 2 (0.23%) GDPR
3 2 (0.23%) NIST
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 464 (52.25%) Docker
2 13 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.34%) KVM
4 3 (0.34%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.34%) Xen
5 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.23%) HDFS
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.23%) vCloud
6 1 (0.11%) etcd
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 528 (59.46%) Terraform
2 392 (44.14%) Ansible
3 353 (39.75%) Kubernetes
4 243 (27.36%) Puppet
5 152 (17.12%) Opscode Chef
6 70 (7.88%) Packer
7 30 (3.38%) Grafana
8 27 (3.04%) Salt
9 26 (2.93%) Prometheus
10 16 (1.80%) Consul
11 15 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (1.69%) FreeIPA
12 14 (1.58%) ZABBIX
13 13 (1.46%) logstash
13 13 (1.46%) Nagios
14 10 (1.13%) Kibana
15 9 (1.01%) Mesos
16 6 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
17 4 (0.45%) Sysdig
18 3 (0.34%) Suricata
Vendors
1 62 (6.98%) Google
2 60 (6.76%) Splunk
3 54 (6.08%) Red Hat
4 32 (3.60%) Atlassian
5 28 (3.15%) Oracle
6 25 (2.82%) SAP
7 20 (2.25%) Microsoft
8 19 (2.14%) Black Duck
8 19 (2.14%) New Relic
9 18 (2.03%) IBM
10 14 (1.58%) IBM Sterling
10 14 (1.58%) Informatica
11 12 (1.35%) Cloudera
11 12 (1.35%) VMware
12 9 (1.01%) Qualys
13 8 (0.90%) Ping Identity
14 7 (0.79%) Hortonworks
14 7 (0.79%) Mercator
15 6 (0.68%) Cisco
16 5 (0.56%) Citrix