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The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

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.

DevOps Engineer - Amazon Web Services
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 315 336 257
Rank change year-on-year +21 -79 +28
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 312 199 128
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.79% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.69% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 153 121
10th Percentile £475 £414 £438
25th Percentile £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £688 £650 £613
90th Percentile £749 £723 £663
England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 36,708 28,979 13,722
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.79% 92.93% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,875 20,847 9,843
10th Percentile £375 £353 £313
25th Percentile £475 £444 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £540 £513
Median % change year-on-year +6.48% +5.37% +2.50%
75th Percentile £688 £644 £613
90th Percentile £788 £725 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 289 159
10th Percentile £16.00 £14.10 £15.20
25th Percentile £21.00 £19.93 £20.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -15.49% +77.50%
75th Percentile £55.44 £50.02 £47.83
90th Percentile £72.25 £65.90 £61.60
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.56 £20.90
% change year-on-year +27.81% -6.41% +10.00%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in London

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in London.

Daily rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in London

AWS DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in London over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in London

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in London.

Hourly rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in London

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +3 37 £538 -4.44% 4
South London -16 4 £513 -4.65%
AWS DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, AWS DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 312 (100.00%) DevOps
2 257 (82.37%) AWS
3 233 (74.68%) Terraform
4 195 (62.50%) CI/CD
5 169 (54.17%) Kubernetes
6 164 (52.56%) Docker
7 152 (48.72%) Python
8 128 (41.03%) Jenkins
9 117 (37.50%) Infrastructure as Code
10 98 (31.41%) Serverless
11 90 (28.85%) Amazon EC2
12 88 (28.21%) Ansible
12 88 (28.21%) Agile
13 81 (25.96%) AWS CloudFormation
13 81 (25.96%) AWS Lambda
14 79 (25.32%) Bash
15 78 (25.00%) Linux
15 78 (25.00%) Finance
16 62 (19.87%) Security Cleared
17 60 (19.23%) Git (software)
18 59 (18.91%) SC Cleared
19 54 (17.31%) GitLab
20 51 (16.35%) Containerisation
21 49 (15.71%) Amazon ECS
22 47 (15.06%) Amazon EKS
22 47 (15.06%) Java
23 46 (14.74%) Amazon RDS
24 44 (14.10%) GitHub
25 41 (13.14%) Software Engineering
26 40 (12.82%) Route 53

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (2.56%) Confluence
2 6 (1.92%) Apache Airflow
3 5 (1.60%) Apache
4 4 (1.28%) CMS
4 4 (1.28%) nginx
5 3 (0.96%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 257 (82.37%) AWS
2 98 (31.41%) Serverless
3 90 (28.85%) Amazon EC2
4 81 (25.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 81 (25.96%) AWS Lambda
5 49 (15.71%) Amazon ECS
6 47 (15.06%) Amazon EKS
7 44 (14.10%) GitHub
8 40 (12.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 40 (12.82%) Datadog
8 40 (12.82%) Route 53
9 34 (10.90%) Amazon S3
10 32 (10.26%) Azure
11 28 (8.97%) AWS CodePipeline
11 28 (8.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 23 (7.37%) CloudFront
13 21 (6.73%) Amazon ELB
14 20 (6.41%) AWS CodeBuild
14 20 (6.41%) GCP
15 15 (4.81%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.81%) DNS
2 12 (3.85%) tcpdump
3 9 (2.88%) Internet
4 7 (2.24%) VPN
5 4 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.96%) Firewall
7 2 (0.64%) SSL
8 1 (0.32%) FTP
8 1 (0.32%) HTTP
8 1 (0.32%) Network Security
8 1 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.74%) Amazon RDS
2 19 (6.09%) Big Data
3 9 (2.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (2.56%) DynamoDB
5 7 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.92%) Pentaho
7 5 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.60%) Redis
8 4 (1.28%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.28%) MySQL
9 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.32%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 128 (41.03%) Jenkins
2 60 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 54 (17.31%) GitLab
4 38 (12.18%) JIRA
5 14 (4.49%) CircleCI
6 13 (4.17%) Artifactory
7 11 (3.53%) TeamCity
8 9 (2.88%) SonarQube
9 8 (2.56%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.60%) git-flow
10 5 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.60%) Terragrunt
11 3 (0.96%) Maven
11 3 (0.96%) Snakemake
11 3 (0.96%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.64%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.64%) Gradle
12 2 (0.64%) Snyk
12 2 (0.64%) Spinnaker
13 1 (0.32%) Newman
General
1 78 (25.00%) Finance
2 39 (12.50%) Social Skills
3 31 (9.94%) Banking
4 30 (9.62%) Public Sector
5 13 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.85%) Retail
7 8 (2.56%) Front Office
8 5 (1.60%) Legal
8 5 (1.60%) Publishing
9 4 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (0.96%) Games
10 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.05%) Elastic Stack
2 19 (6.09%) Kafka
3 16 (5.13%) Node.js
4 10 (3.21%) ARM Templates
5 6 (1.92%) React
6 5 (1.60%) J2EE
6 5 (1.60%) Lambda Expressions
7 3 (0.96%) Flask
7 3 (0.96%) JSON
7 3 (0.96%) OAuth
7 3 (0.96%) OAuth2
7 3 (0.96%) Pandas
7 3 (0.96%) pytest
7 3 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.96%) REST
7 3 (0.96%) scikit-learn
7 3 (0.96%) Spring
7 3 (0.96%) Tidyverse
7 3 (0.96%) YAML
8 2 (0.64%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (6.09%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (5.45%) Cloud Native
4 9 (2.88%) Clustering
4 9 (2.88%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.60%) Tandem
5 5 (1.60%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.96%) iPad
8 2 (0.64%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.64%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.64%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.32%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.32%) Data Fabric
9 1 (0.32%) Educational Technology
9 1 (0.32%) PKI
9 1 (0.32%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (25.00%) Linux
2 30 (9.62%) Windows
3 19 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (3.85%) CentOS
5 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.96%) Unix
6 2 (0.64%) Alpine Linux
6 2 (0.64%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (100.00%) DevOps
2 195 (62.50%) CI/CD
3 117 (37.50%) Infrastructure as Code
4 88 (28.21%) Agile
5 51 (16.35%) Containerisation
6 41 (13.14%) Software Engineering
7 33 (10.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 25 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (7.05%) Configuration Management
9 22 (7.05%) Scrum
10 21 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (6.41%) Test Automation
12 19 (6.09%) Migration
13 18 (5.77%) Auto-Scaling
13 18 (5.77%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 17 (5.45%) Open Source
14 17 (5.45%) Task Automation
15 15 (4.81%) Decision-Making
16 14 (4.49%) Analytics
16 14 (4.49%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 152 (48.72%) Python
2 79 (25.32%) Bash
3 47 (15.06%) Java
4 39 (12.50%) Go
5 30 (9.62%) Ruby
6 25 (8.01%) PowerShell
7 23 (7.37%) JavaScript
8 15 (4.81%) SQL
9 9 (2.88%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.24%) Groovy
11 5 (1.60%) C
11 5 (1.60%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.28%) C++
12 4 (1.28%) Rust
13 3 (0.96%) C#
13 3 (0.96%) Perl
13 3 (0.96%) R
13 3 (0.96%) Scala
13 3 (0.96%) VB
14 2 (0.64%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 62 (19.87%) Security Cleared
2 59 (18.91%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.49%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.64%) CCA
5 1 (0.32%) CEH
5 1 (0.32%) CISSP
5 1 (0.32%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.60%) GDPR
1 5 (1.60%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) NCSC
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) SOC 2
System Software
1 164 (52.56%) Docker
2 5 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.64%) Squid
4 1 (0.32%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 233 (74.68%) Terraform
2 169 (54.17%) Kubernetes
3 88 (28.21%) Ansible
4 27 (8.65%) Grafana
5 21 (6.73%) Prometheus
6 14 (4.49%) Packer
7 12 (3.85%) Puppet
8 11 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (3.53%) ZABBIX
9 9 (2.88%) Istio
10 6 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.28%) Rancher
12 3 (0.96%) logstash
13 2 (0.64%) Consul
13 2 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.64%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.64%) linkerd
13 2 (0.64%) Nagios
13 2 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.32%) Kustomize
Vendors
1 27 (8.65%) Splunk
2 7 (2.24%) Google
3 6 (1.92%) Denodo
3 6 (1.92%) VMware
4 5 (1.60%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.60%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.28%) Databricks
6 3 (0.96%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.64%) Informatica
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle
7 2 (0.64%) PagerDuty
7 2 (0.64%) Solace
8 1 (0.32%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.32%) CA
8 1 (0.32%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.32%) Pega
8 1 (0.32%) Perforce
8 1 (0.32%) Sonatype
8 1 (0.32%) UiPath