Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 284 397
Rank change year-on-year +22 +113 +254
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 1,006 885 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.04% 0.93% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.98% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 751 475
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +16.67%
10th Percentile £425 £408 £413
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +16.67%
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 91,359 90,187 90,477
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.89% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 61,235 60,341 59,569
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,773 2,621 2,997
England median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +1.77% +2.08%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.79 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +1 639 £575 +4.55% 67
North of England +49 109 £525 +18.98% 26
Midlands +46 96 £475 +2.70% 9
South East -13 86 £530 +6.00% 17
West Midlands +29 60 £475 -7.32% 6
South West -32 48 £500 - 13
North West -13 47 £538 +24.28% 13
Yorkshire +24 39 £525 - 12
East Midlands +13 34 £420 +8.39% 3
East of England +10 29 £559 +1.59% 1
North East +18 23 £525 -16.00% 1
AWS DevOps
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,006 (100.00%) DevOps
2 816 (81.11%) Amazon AWS
3 590 (58.65%) Terraform
4 538 (53.48%) Ansible
5 469 (46.62%) Docker
6 455 (45.23%) Linux
7 438 (43.54%) Jenkins
8 418 (41.55%) Python
9 395 (39.26%) Kubernetes
10 365 (36.28%) Puppet
11 278 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
12 247 (24.55%) Java
13 236 (23.46%) Opscode Chef
14 224 (22.27%) Amazon EC2
15 200 (19.88%) Configuration Management
16 178 (17.69%) AWS CloudFormation
17 175 (17.40%) Bash Shell
18 163 (16.20%) Git (software)
19 149 (14.81%) Serverless
20 145 (14.41%) Web Services
21 142 (14.12%) Finance
22 141 (14.02%) Amazon S3
22 141 (14.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 129 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
24 128 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
25 126 (12.52%) Migration
26 124 (12.33%) Windows
27 121 (12.03%) Ruby
28 119 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 117 (11.63%) Greenfield Project

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 50 (4.97%) Confluence
2 43 (4.27%) IIS
3 36 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.89%) Apache
6 9 (0.89%) nginx
6 9 (0.89%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (0.80%) JBoss
8 6 (0.60%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.20%) Jetty
11 2 (0.20%) Mongrel
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.099%) Mule
12 1 (0.099%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.099%) HipChat
2 1 (0.099%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.099%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.099%) Magento
1 1 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.099%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 816 (81.11%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (22.27%) Amazon EC2
3 178 (17.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 149 (14.81%) Serverless
5 141 (14.02%) Amazon S3
5 141 (14.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 128 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 113 (11.23%) AWS Lambda
8 53 (5.27%) Cloud Computing
9 51 (5.07%) Amazon ELB
10 48 (4.77%) Google Cloud Platform
10 48 (4.77%) OpenShift
11 47 (4.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 46 (4.57%) Route 53
13 34 (3.38%) SaaS
14 30 (2.98%) GitHub
15 29 (2.88%) IaaS
16 28 (2.78%) PaaS
17 26 (2.58%) Amazon SQS
18 23 (2.29%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.28%) DNS
1 33 (3.28%) VPN
2 31 (3.08%) Firewall
2 31 (3.08%) HTTP
3 25 (2.49%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.59%) OpenVPN
5 13 (1.29%) ICMP
6 11 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
6 11 (1.09%) SSH
6 11 (1.09%) SSL
7 8 (0.80%) IPsec
7 8 (0.80%) Network Security
8 7 (0.70%) DHCP
9 6 (0.60%) FTP
10 5 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.40%) DSL
12 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.30%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.20%) Internet
13 2 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (7.95%) Amazon RDS
2 55 (5.47%) MySQL
3 47 (4.67%) Hadoop
4 38 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (2.98%) MongoDB
6 28 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 24 (2.39%) Big Data
7 24 (2.39%) SQL Server
8 20 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
9 18 (1.79%) Amazon Aurora
10 16 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (1.39%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.99%) Redis
14 8 (0.80%) InfluxDB
15 6 (0.60%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.50%) Blockchain
17 4 (0.40%) Electronic Patient Records
17 4 (0.40%) MarkLogic
17 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 438 (43.54%) Jenkins
2 163 (16.20%) Git (software)
3 83 (8.25%) Maven
4 78 (7.75%) JIRA
5 68 (6.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 51 (5.07%) GitLab
7 43 (4.27%) Subversion
8 37 (3.68%) TeamCity
9 35 (3.48%) Bitbucket
10 30 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (2.49%) Artifactory
11 25 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
12 23 (2.29%) SonarQube
13 20 (1.99%) Vagrant
14 18 (1.79%) Cucumber
15 15 (1.49%) JUnit
16 14 (1.39%) Ant
16 14 (1.39%) Selenium
17 11 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (0.99%) CircleCI
General
1 142 (14.12%) Finance
2 36 (3.58%) Banking
3 22 (2.19%) Retail
4 17 (1.69%) Marketing
5 12 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 9 (0.89%) Electronics
6 9 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.70%) Publishing
8 6 (0.60%) Automotive
8 6 (0.60%) Front Office
9 5 (0.50%) Law
10 3 (0.30%) Legal
11 2 (0.20%) Billing
11 2 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.099%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.099%) Back Office
12 1 (0.099%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (14.41%) Web Services
2 73 (7.26%) .NET
3 64 (6.36%) Elastic Stack
4 44 (4.37%) Node.js
5 32 (3.18%) Middleware
6 28 (2.78%) RESTful
7 14 (1.39%) REST
7 14 (1.39%) Spring
8 13 (1.29%) Sensu
9 12 (1.19%) Spring Boot
10 11 (1.09%) LAMP
11 10 (0.99%) JSON
12 9 (0.89%) AngularJS
12 9 (0.89%) MCollective
13 8 (0.80%) .NET Core
14 7 (0.70%) LDAP
14 7 (0.70%) OAuth
14 7 (0.70%) YAML
15 6 (0.60%) J2EE
15 6 (0.60%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 117 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (5.57%) Public Cloud
3 51 (5.07%) Cloud Native
4 26 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
5 24 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 23 (2.29%) Fintech
7 17 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.70%) NHS
11 6 (0.60%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.50%) Wiki
13 3 (0.30%) Clustering
14 2 (0.20%) Blog
14 2 (0.20%) e-Health
14 2 (0.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.20%) PACS
14 2 (0.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 455 (45.23%) Linux
2 124 (12.33%) Windows
3 119 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 64 (6.36%) CentOS
5 62 (6.16%) Unix
6 18 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.29%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.60%) Debian
10 5 (0.50%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.40%) Android
11 4 (0.40%) Fedora
12 3 (0.30%) Solaris
13 1 (0.099%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.099%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.099%) RancherOS
13 1 (0.099%) VMS
13 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,006 (100.00%) DevOps
2 278 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (19.88%) Configuration Management
4 129 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
5 126 (12.52%) Migration
6 111 (11.03%) Microservices
7 97 (9.64%) Test Automation
8 93 (9.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 89 (8.85%) Deployment Automation
10 81 (8.05%) Open Source
11 68 (6.76%) TDD
12 66 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
13 60 (5.96%) Scrum
14 55 (5.47%) Build Automation
15 45 (4.47%) E-Commerce
15 45 (4.47%) Load Balancing
16 43 (4.27%) Kanban
17 40 (3.98%) Analytics
17 40 (3.98%) Collaborative Working
18 36 (3.58%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 418 (41.55%) Python
2 247 (24.55%) Java
3 175 (17.40%) Bash Shell
4 121 (12.03%) Ruby
5 111 (11.03%) PowerShell
6 69 (6.86%) Perl
7 54 (5.37%) SQL
8 37 (3.68%) Groovy
9 35 (3.48%) Go
10 29 (2.88%) JavaScript
11 26 (2.58%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.39%) C#
13 9 (0.89%) PHP
13 9 (0.89%) Scala
14 7 (0.70%) Java 8
15 5 (0.50%) C
15 5 (0.50%) Korn
16 4 (0.40%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.40%) R
17 3 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 112 (11.13%) Security Cleared
2 104 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 40 (3.98%) AWS Certification
4 9 (0.89%) Degree
5 5 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (0.50%) RHCE
6 4 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.40%) CCNP
7 1 (0.099%) CCA
7 1 (0.099%) CISSP
7 1 (0.099%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.099%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.099%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.89%) QA
2 5 (0.50%) GDPR
2 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.30%) PMO
4 2 (0.20%) HL7
4 2 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.099%) BS25999
5 1 (0.099%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 469 (46.62%) Docker
2 13 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.99%) vCloud
5 9 (0.89%) Postfix
5 9 (0.89%) Squid
6 8 (0.80%) Xen
7 7 (0.70%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.30%) HDFS
9 2 (0.20%) Btrfs
9 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.099%) KVM
Systems Management
1 590 (58.65%) Terraform
2 538 (53.48%) Ansible
3 395 (39.26%) Kubernetes
4 365 (36.28%) Puppet
5 236 (23.46%) Opscode Chef
6 110 (10.93%) Packer
7 50 (4.97%) ZABBIX
8 41 (4.08%) Nagios
9 33 (3.28%) Mesos
10 31 (3.08%) Docker Swarm
11 30 (2.98%) Salt
12 28 (2.78%) Kibana
13 27 (2.68%) logstash
14 19 (1.89%) Grafana
14 19 (1.89%) Rancher
15 16 (1.59%) Consul
16 14 (1.39%) Prometheus
17 10 (0.99%) Sysdig
17 10 (0.99%) Uchiwa
18 9 (0.89%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 92 (9.15%) Red Hat
2 77 (7.65%) Splunk
3 41 (4.08%) Google
4 32 (3.18%) Microsoft
5 27 (2.68%) Oracle
6 26 (2.58%) New Relic
6 26 (2.58%) VMware
7 20 (1.99%) Atlassian
8 17 (1.69%) hybris
9 13 (1.29%) Cloudera
10 12 (1.19%) SAP
11 9 (0.89%) PagerDuty
11 9 (0.89%) Sonatype
12 8 (0.80%) Adobe
12 8 (0.80%) Citrix
13 7 (0.70%) Black Duck
13 7 (0.70%) Qualys
14 6 (0.60%) Cisco
14 6 (0.60%) Tableau
15 5 (0.50%) SaltStack