Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 355 577
Rank change year-on-year +117 +222 +54
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 1,036 571 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.12% 0.67% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.71% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 470 238
England median daily rate £550 £525 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +6.33% +9.66%
10th Percentile £416 £425 £398
90th Percentile £660 £625 £598
UK median daily rate £545 £525 £488
% change year-on-year +3.81% +7.69% +8.21%
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 87,879 80,837 92,824
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.87% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,271 52,846 60,730
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,714 2,738 3,043
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.66 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.98 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.53% -2.67% +14.71%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +33 672 £550 +4.76% 85
South East +83 130 £525 +10.53% 7
North of England +78 116 £454 -4.47% 12
North West +43 67 £500 +5.26% 6
Midlands +38 61 £501 -4.67% 3
South West +50 45 £500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +5 32 £425 +3.66% 4
East Midlands +24 31 £475 -15.56% 1
West Midlands +25 29 £530 +14.59% 2
North East +34 17 £500 - 2
East of England -6 12 £513 -4.65% 2
AWS DevOps
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1,036 (100.00%) DevOps
2 825 (79.63%) Amazon AWS
3 539 (52.03%) Linux
4 527 (50.87%) Docker
5 520 (50.19%) Ansible
6 504 (48.65%) Jenkins
7 490 (47.30%) Python
8 449 (43.34%) Terraform
9 417 (40.25%) Puppet
10 351 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
11 314 (30.31%) Kubernetes
12 284 (27.41%) Opscode Chef
13 262 (25.29%) Java
14 252 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
15 235 (22.68%) Git (software)
16 230 (22.20%) Ruby
17 220 (21.24%) Configuration Management
18 213 (20.56%) Bash Shell
19 179 (17.28%) AWS CloudFormation
20 159 (15.35%) Amazon EC2
21 155 (14.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 152 (14.67%) Web Services
23 145 (14.00%) Finance
24 141 (13.61%) Continuous Delivery
25 136 (13.13%) Security Cleared
26 134 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
27 132 (12.74%) Windows
28 131 (12.64%) Amazon S3
29 130 (12.55%) Migration
30 124 (11.97%) Unix

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 (7.24%) Confluence
2 46 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 35 (3.38%) Apache
4 33 (3.19%) nginx
5 29 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (2.70%) OpenStack
7 25 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (1.93%) IIS
9 19 (1.83%) JBoss
10 18 (1.74%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.97%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.58%) Mule
13 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.48%) Mule ESB
15 4 (0.39%) Jetty
15 4 (0.39%) Mongrel
16 2 (0.19%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.19%) Gunicorn
16 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (1.06%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) Eagle PACE
1 8 (0.77%) Front Arena
1 8 (0.77%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.097%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.097%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.097%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 825 (79.63%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (17.28%) AWS CloudFormation
3 159 (15.35%) Amazon EC2
4 134 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 131 (12.64%) Amazon S3
6 121 (11.68%) Serverless
7 108 (10.42%) AWS Lambda
8 98 (9.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 86 (8.30%) Route 53
10 68 (6.56%) GitHub
11 58 (5.60%) Amazon ELB
12 57 (5.50%) OpenShift
13 49 (4.73%) PaaS
14 48 (4.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 48 (4.63%) Google Cloud Platform
15 33 (3.19%) CloudFront
16 28 (2.70%) IaaS
17 23 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
18 21 (2.03%) Amazon Kinesis
19 18 (1.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.83%) TCP/IP
2 41 (3.96%) HTTP
3 32 (3.09%) Firewall
3 32 (3.09%) SSL
4 29 (2.80%) VPN
5 28 (2.70%) DNS
6 24 (2.32%) Internet
7 10 (0.97%) FTP
8 9 (0.87%) IMAP
8 9 (0.87%) SMTP
9 6 (0.58%) DHCP
9 6 (0.58%) IPsec
9 6 (0.58%) SMS
10 4 (0.39%) Network Security
11 3 (0.29%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.19%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.19%) SNMP
12 2 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.19%) SSH
12 2 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (8.69%) Amazon RDS
2 80 (7.72%) MySQL
3 63 (6.08%) MongoDB
4 50 (4.83%) NoSQL
4 50 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (4.25%) Hadoop
6 34 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (3.09%) SQL Server
8 27 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 22 (2.12%) Big Data
10 13 (1.25%) Redis
11 11 (1.06%) Relational Database
12 10 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.87%) DB2
14 8 (0.77%) Hazelcast
15 6 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.39%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 504 (48.65%) Jenkins
2 235 (22.68%) Git (software)
3 96 (9.27%) JIRA
4 68 (6.56%) TeamCity
5 67 (6.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 66 (6.37%) Maven
7 43 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 38 (3.67%) SonarQube
8 38 (3.67%) Vagrant
9 37 (3.57%) Artifactory
10 35 (3.38%) Bitbucket
11 33 (3.19%) Subversion
12 30 (2.90%) GitLab
13 28 (2.70%) Gradle
14 25 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
15 23 (2.22%) Travis CI
16 19 (1.83%) Selenium
17 16 (1.54%) Visual Studio
18 15 (1.45%) Cucumber
19 12 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 145 (14.00%) Finance
2 45 (4.34%) Banking
3 25 (2.41%) Retail
4 17 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.25%) Front Office
6 10 (0.97%) Games
6 10 (0.97%) Marketing
7 9 (0.87%) Publishing
8 7 (0.68%) Electronics
8 7 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.097%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.097%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.097%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (14.67%) Web Services
2 102 (9.85%) Node.js
3 74 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
4 63 (6.08%) .NET
5 30 (2.90%) Kafka
6 27 (2.61%) JSON
7 26 (2.51%) REST
8 23 (2.22%) RESTful
9 20 (1.93%) Middleware
9 20 (1.93%) SOAP
10 19 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (1.74%) .NET Framework
12 17 (1.64%) J2EE
12 17 (1.64%) React
13 15 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (1.45%) LDAP
14 13 (1.25%) HTML
14 13 (1.25%) LEMP Stack
14 13 (1.25%) Sensu
15 12 (1.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 95 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (3.76%) Linux Command Line
3 38 (3.67%) Public Cloud
4 33 (3.19%) iPad
5 30 (2.90%) Fintech
6 25 (2.41%) Data Centre
7 20 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (1.93%) Cloud Native
8 14 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (1.25%) Video on Demand
10 12 (1.16%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (0.87%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.77%) Derivative
12 8 (0.77%) Equities
12 8 (0.77%) Exotic Derivative
12 8 (0.77%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 539 (52.03%) Linux
2 155 (14.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 132 (12.74%) Windows
4 124 (11.97%) Unix
5 69 (6.66%) CentOS
6 25 (2.41%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.93%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.25%) Android
8 13 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.06%) Debian
11 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.39%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.29%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.29%) Solaris
14 1 (0.097%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,036 (100.00%) DevOps
2 351 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
4 220 (21.24%) Configuration Management
5 141 (13.61%) Continuous Delivery
6 130 (12.55%) Migration
7 104 (10.04%) Deployment Automation
8 92 (8.88%) Scrum
9 88 (8.49%) Open Source
10 76 (7.34%) Microservices
11 75 (7.24%) Continuous Deployment
12 74 (7.14%) Kanban
13 70 (6.76%) E-Commerce
14 63 (6.08%) TDD
15 56 (5.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 55 (5.31%) Load Balancing
17 48 (4.63%) Software Engineering
18 37 (3.57%) Mentoring
19 35 (3.38%) Test Automation
20 30 (2.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 490 (47.30%) Python
2 262 (25.29%) Java
3 230 (22.20%) Ruby
4 213 (20.56%) Bash Shell
5 93 (8.98%) Groovy
6 76 (7.34%) Perl
7 74 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 62 (5.98%) PHP
9 56 (5.41%) JavaScript
10 52 (5.02%) SQL
11 50 (4.83%) Go
12 49 (4.73%) Shell Script
13 35 (3.38%) C#
14 12 (1.16%) C++
14 12 (1.16%) Scala
15 5 (0.48%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.48%) Korn
16 4 (0.39%) C
16 4 (0.39%) Java 8
16 4 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 136 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 100 (9.65%) SC Cleared
3 69 (6.66%) AWS Certification
4 14 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.68%) Degree
6 3 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.097%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.097%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.097%) CISSP
8 1 (0.097%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.097%) MCSD
8 1 (0.097%) MCSE
8 1 (0.097%) OCP
8 1 (0.097%) RHCE
8 1 (0.097%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.12%) GCP
2 19 (1.83%) QA
3 3 (0.29%) PMO
4 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 527 (50.87%) Docker
2 17 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.77%) vCloud
6 6 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.48%) flannel
7 5 (0.48%) Xen
8 3 (0.29%) etcd
9 2 (0.19%) Postfix
9 2 (0.19%) Squid
10 1 (0.097%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.097%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.097%) HDFS
10 1 (0.097%) LXC
10 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.097%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 520 (50.19%) Ansible
2 449 (43.34%) Terraform
3 417 (40.25%) Puppet
4 314 (30.31%) Kubernetes
5 284 (27.41%) Opscode Chef
6 86 (8.30%) Packer
7 48 (4.63%) Mesos
8 38 (3.67%) logstash
9 37 (3.57%) Salt
10 36 (3.47%) Kibana
11 31 (2.99%) ZABBIX
12 26 (2.51%) Consul
12 26 (2.51%) Nagios
13 25 (2.41%) Grafana
14 23 (2.22%) Rancher
15 22 (2.12%) Docker Swarm
16 15 (1.45%) Prometheus
17 14 (1.35%) Rundeck
18 8 (0.77%) rkt
19 7 (0.68%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 65 (6.27%) Red Hat
2 60 (5.79%) Splunk
3 40 (3.86%) Atlassian
4 38 (3.67%) Google
4 38 (3.67%) New Relic
5 36 (3.47%) Microsoft
6 35 (3.38%) VMware
7 25 (2.41%) Oracle
8 20 (1.93%) SaltStack
9 16 (1.54%) AppDynamics
10 15 (1.45%) IBM
11 10 (0.97%) Cloudera
11 10 (0.97%) SAP
12 9 (0.87%) Rackspace
12 9 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.77%) Adobe
13 8 (0.77%) Calypso
13 8 (0.77%) Charles River
13 8 (0.77%) FXall
13 8 (0.77%) SimCorp