Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 14 August 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.

DevOps Engineer - AWS
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 285 350
Rank change year-on-year +42 +65 +150
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 497 379 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.09% 0.89% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.94% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 339 274
London median daily rate £550 £538 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% +17.48%
10th Percentile £469 £425 £406
90th Percentile £675 £613 £592
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 43,193 40,469 43,241
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 95.06% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,235 28,853 31,104
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 501 489
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.03 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.90% +10.68% -4.40%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £48.46
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.07% -2.63% +6.35%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in London

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in London over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 August 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
Central London -11 95 £575 - 23
East London +10 25 £525 +6.33% 1
South London -31 25 £563 +7.14% 2
West London -16 24 £525 -4.55% 7
AWS DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, AWS DevOps Engineer 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 London region featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 497 (100.00%) DevOps
2 379 (76.26%) Amazon AWS
3 298 (59.96%) Terraform
4 295 (59.36%) Ansible
5 265 (53.32%) Python
6 263 (52.92%) Docker
7 260 (52.31%) Jenkins
8 237 (47.69%) Linux
9 200 (40.24%) Puppet
10 177 (35.61%) Kubernetes
11 154 (30.99%) Java
12 151 (30.38%) Amazon EC2
12 151 (30.38%) Opscode Chef
13 135 (27.16%) Configuration Management
14 128 (25.75%) Git (software)
15 122 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
16 111 (22.33%) Ruby
16 111 (22.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 107 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
18 101 (20.32%) Serverless
19 100 (20.12%) AWS CloudFormation
19 100 (20.12%) Amazon S3
20 98 (19.72%) Bash Shell
21 89 (17.91%) Finance
22 86 (17.30%) Migration
23 79 (15.90%) AWS Lambda
24 71 (14.29%) Packer
24 71 (14.29%) PowerShell
25 69 (13.88%) Amazon RDS
26 60 (12.07%) Greenfield Project

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 37 (7.44%) Confluence
2 25 (5.03%) IIS
3 23 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (3.42%) Tomcat
5 15 (3.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 13 (2.62%) Apache
7 11 (2.21%) nginx
8 10 (2.01%) JBoss
9 8 (1.61%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.41%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.01%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.20%) CMS
13 1 (0.20%) Gunicorn
13 1 (0.20%) IPython
13 1 (0.20%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) HipChat
1 1 (0.20%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 379 (76.26%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (30.38%) Amazon EC2
3 111 (22.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 101 (20.32%) Serverless
5 100 (20.12%) Amazon S3
5 100 (20.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 79 (15.90%) AWS Lambda
7 56 (11.27%) GitHub
8 46 (9.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 43 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 39 (7.85%) Amazon ELB
11 34 (6.84%) Route 53
12 31 (6.24%) OpenShift
13 29 (5.84%) CloudFront
14 21 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
15 17 (3.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 15 (3.02%) PaaS
17 12 (2.41%) Datadog
18 11 (2.21%) SaaS
19 10 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.43%) DNS
1 27 (5.43%) Firewall
2 20 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.22%) HTTP
3 16 (3.22%) SSL
4 15 (3.02%) VPN
5 9 (1.81%) Internet
6 7 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
6 7 (1.41%) SSH
7 6 (1.21%) Network Security
7 6 (1.21%) OpenVPN
8 5 (1.01%) VoIP
9 4 (0.80%) LAN
9 4 (0.80%) VLAN
9 4 (0.80%) WAN
10 3 (0.60%) DHCP
10 3 (0.60%) IMAP
10 3 (0.60%) MPLS
10 3 (0.60%) SMTP
11 2 (0.40%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (13.88%) Amazon RDS
2 46 (9.26%) MySQL
3 31 (6.24%) MongoDB
4 29 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (3.42%) Big Data
6 14 (2.82%) InfluxDB
6 14 (2.82%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.21%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (1.41%) HBase
9 7 (1.41%) SQL Server
10 5 (1.01%) Redis
11 4 (0.80%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.40%) Amazon Aurora
13 2 (0.40%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.40%) QlikView
13 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.40%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 260 (52.31%) Jenkins
2 128 (25.75%) Git (software)
3 45 (9.05%) JIRA
4 34 (6.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 29 (5.84%) Maven
6 28 (5.63%) Artifactory
7 26 (5.23%) Bitbucket
8 22 (4.43%) TeamCity
8 22 (4.43%) Vagrant
9 16 (3.22%) GitLab
10 14 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (2.41%) CircleCI
12 11 (2.21%) Subversion
13 10 (2.01%) Ant
13 10 (2.01%) SonarQube
14 9 (1.81%) JUnit
14 9 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (1.61%) Gradle
15 8 (1.61%) Selenium
16 7 (1.41%) Liquibase
General
1 89 (17.91%) Finance
2 29 (5.84%) Banking
3 22 (4.43%) Retail
4 17 (3.42%) Marketing
5 8 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.21%) Electronics
6 6 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.80%) Publishing
8 3 (0.60%) Games
8 3 (0.60%) Law
9 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.87%) Web Services
2 46 (9.26%) Elastic Stack
3 41 (8.25%) Node.js
4 32 (6.44%) .NET
5 19 (3.82%) Sensu
6 18 (3.62%) Spring Boot
7 11 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (2.21%) Kafka
7 11 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (1.81%) SAML
9 8 (1.61%) REST
10 7 (1.41%) LDAP
10 7 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (1.21%) JSON
11 6 (1.21%) MCollective
12 4 (0.80%) OAuth
12 4 (0.80%) RESTful
12 4 (0.80%) SOAP
13 3 (0.60%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.60%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.07%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
3 21 (4.23%) Fintech
4 15 (3.02%) Cloud Native
5 10 (2.01%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.21%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.01%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.60%) Equities
10 3 (0.60%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.60%) Replication
10 3 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) User Experience
12 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 237 (47.69%) Linux
2 59 (11.87%) Windows
3 57 (11.47%) Unix
4 44 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (6.84%) CentOS
6 15 (3.02%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.41%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.40%) Android
9 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.40%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.40%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.20%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (100.00%) DevOps
2 135 (27.16%) Configuration Management
3 122 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (17.30%) Migration
6 52 (10.46%) Microservices
7 47 (9.46%) Load Balancing
8 41 (8.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 40 (8.05%) Open Source
10 37 (7.44%) Deployment Automation
11 36 (7.24%) TDD
12 33 (6.64%) Continuous Deployment
13 29 (5.84%) E-Commerce
14 27 (5.43%) Build Automation
15 22 (4.43%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (4.02%) OO
17 18 (3.62%) Software Engineering
18 15 (3.02%) Content Management
18 15 (3.02%) Digital Marketing
19 14 (2.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 265 (53.32%) Python
2 154 (30.99%) Java
3 111 (22.33%) Ruby
4 98 (19.72%) Bash Shell
5 71 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 40 (8.05%) Perl
7 31 (6.24%) Groovy
8 24 (4.83%) Shell Script
9 22 (4.43%) Go
10 17 (3.42%) SQL
11 16 (3.22%) Scala
12 14 (2.82%) JavaScript
13 9 (1.81%) C++
14 7 (1.41%) C#
15 6 (1.21%) PHP
16 5 (1.01%) C
17 2 (0.40%) Java 8
18 1 (0.20%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 59 (11.87%) Security Cleared
2 56 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 52 (10.46%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.81%) Degree
5 3 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.40%) CISSP
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.20%) CCNA
7 1 (0.20%) CCSA
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.20%) CISM
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCSD
7 1 (0.20%) MCSE
7 1 (0.20%) OCP
7 1 (0.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.62%) GCP
2 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.80%) QA
3 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 263 (52.92%) Docker
2 8 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.21%) HDFS
4 6 (1.21%) Postfix
4 6 (1.21%) Squid
4 6 (1.21%) vCloud
5 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.60%) etcd
6 3 (0.60%) flannel
7 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 298 (59.96%) Terraform
2 295 (59.36%) Ansible
3 200 (40.24%) Puppet
4 177 (35.61%) Kubernetes
5 151 (30.38%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (14.29%) Packer
7 36 (7.24%) ZABBIX
8 30 (6.04%) logstash
8 30 (6.04%) Mesos
9 26 (5.23%) Salt
10 25 (5.03%) Kibana
10 25 (5.03%) Nagios
11 21 (4.23%) Docker Swarm
12 15 (3.02%) Uchiwa
13 14 (2.82%) Pingdom
14 10 (2.01%) Consul
15 7 (1.41%) Grafana
15 7 (1.41%) HAProxy
15 7 (1.41%) Rancher
16 6 (1.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 32 (6.44%) Red Hat
2 30 (6.04%) Splunk
3 24 (4.83%) New Relic
4 23 (4.63%) Atlassian
5 17 (3.42%) Google
6 16 (3.22%) hybris
7 15 (3.02%) Adobe
7 15 (3.02%) PagerDuty
8 13 (2.62%) Microsoft
8 13 (2.62%) VMware
9 11 (2.21%) Oracle
9 11 (2.21%) SaltStack
10 9 (1.81%) Cloudera
11 7 (1.41%) SAP
12 6 (1.21%) Hortonworks
12 6 (1.21%) Sonatype
13 5 (1.01%) Dynatrace
14 4 (0.80%) AppDynamics
15 2 (0.40%) AlienVault
15 2 (0.40%) Tableau