Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 274 320
Rank change year-on-year +46 +46 +185
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 564 432 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.22% 0.96% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.01% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 403 303
London median daily rate £550 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +20.00%
10th Percentile £469 £435 £406
90th Percentile £675 £625 £588
England median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +20.59%
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 43,715 42,667 42,268
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.94% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,587 30,768 30,193
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 522 538
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +7.72% +0.16%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.83 £50.39
England median hourly rate £18.35 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.87% +1.08% +4.11%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -3 96 £588 +2.17% 12
South London +4 58 £550 +4.76% 3
East London +26 47 £550 - 3
West London -13 18 £538 +2.38% 9
AWS DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 564 (100.00%) DevOps
2 435 (77.13%) Amazon AWS
3 360 (63.83%) Terraform
4 306 (54.26%) Ansible
5 282 (50.00%) Docker
6 272 (48.23%) Python
7 261 (46.28%) Jenkins
8 250 (44.33%) Linux
9 218 (38.65%) Kubernetes
10 205 (36.35%) Puppet
11 176 (31.21%) Java
12 162 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
13 156 (27.66%) Amazon EC2
14 151 (26.77%) Opscode Chef
15 124 (21.99%) Configuration Management
16 108 (19.15%) Ruby
17 107 (18.97%) Bash Shell
18 105 (18.62%) Finance
19 104 (18.44%) Serverless
20 103 (18.26%) AWS CloudFormation
21 102 (18.09%) Git (software)
22 98 (17.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 95 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
24 92 (16.31%) Amazon S3
25 89 (15.78%) AWS Lambda
26 83 (14.72%) Migration
27 81 (14.36%) Packer
28 73 (12.94%) Microservices
29 67 (11.88%) PowerShell
30 66 (11.70%) 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 39 (6.91%) IIS
2 31 (5.50%) Confluence
3 27 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (3.55%) Tomcat
5 19 (3.37%) Apache
6 15 (2.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (2.30%) JBoss
7 13 (2.30%) nginx
8 7 (1.24%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.06%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.35%) Jetty
12 2 (0.35%) Mongrel
13 1 (0.18%) Gunicorn
13 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) HipChat
2 1 (0.18%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 435 (77.13%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (27.66%) Amazon EC2
3 104 (18.44%) Serverless
4 103 (18.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 98 (17.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 92 (16.31%) Amazon S3
7 89 (15.78%) AWS Lambda
8 46 (8.16%) GitHub
8 46 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 40 (7.09%) Amazon ELB
10 37 (6.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (4.79%) OpenShift
12 26 (4.61%) SaaS
13 22 (3.90%) Route 53
14 18 (3.19%) CloudFront
15 17 (3.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 17 (3.01%) PaaS
16 16 (2.84%) IaaS
17 14 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
18 10 (1.77%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.61%) DNS
2 24 (4.26%) Firewall
3 19 (3.37%) VPN
4 17 (3.01%) HTTP
5 16 (2.84%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.13%) SSL
7 10 (1.77%) OpenLDAP
7 10 (1.77%) SSH
8 9 (1.60%) OpenVPN
9 5 (0.89%) LAN
9 5 (0.89%) VoIP
9 5 (0.89%) WAN
10 4 (0.71%) DHCP
10 4 (0.71%) ICMP
10 4 (0.71%) Internet
10 4 (0.71%) Network Security
10 4 (0.71%) VLAN
11 3 (0.53%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.53%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (10.64%) Amazon RDS
2 47 (8.33%) MySQL
3 32 (5.67%) MongoDB
4 29 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (3.19%) Hadoop
6 16 (2.84%) Big Data
6 16 (2.84%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.48%) InfluxDB
8 9 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.60%) SQL Server
9 7 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (1.24%) HBase
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.89%) Redis
11 4 (0.71%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.53%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.53%) Pentaho
12 3 (0.53%) QlikView
12 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 261 (46.28%) Jenkins
2 102 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 43 (7.62%) Maven
4 42 (7.45%) JIRA
5 37 (6.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 32 (5.67%) Artifactory
7 30 (5.32%) Bitbucket
8 24 (4.26%) Vagrant
9 16 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (2.84%) GitLab
10 14 (2.48%) Subversion
10 14 (2.48%) TeamCity
11 13 (2.30%) Ant
11 13 (2.30%) SonarQube
12 12 (2.13%) JUnit
13 10 (1.77%) Gradle
13 10 (1.77%) Selenium
14 9 (1.60%) CircleCI
14 9 (1.60%) Liquibase
15 6 (1.06%) Cucumber
General
1 105 (18.62%) Finance
2 26 (4.61%) Banking
3 17 (3.01%) Retail
4 14 (2.48%) Marketing
5 6 (1.06%) Front Office
6 4 (0.71%) Publishing
6 4 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.53%) Games
7 3 (0.53%) Legal
8 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (11.35%) Web Services
2 51 (9.04%) Elastic Stack
3 44 (7.80%) .NET
4 36 (6.38%) Node.js
5 21 (3.72%) Sensu
6 16 (2.84%) Spring Boot
7 12 (2.13%) Kafka
8 10 (1.77%) REST
8 10 (1.77%) RESTful
9 9 (1.60%) MCollective
9 9 (1.60%) SAML
10 8 (1.42%) JSON
11 7 (1.24%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (0.89%) LDAP
12 5 (0.89%) LEMP Stack
13 4 (0.71%) OAuth
14 3 (0.53%) LAMP
14 3 (0.53%) Lucene
14 3 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.70%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
3 19 (3.37%) Cloud Native
4 18 (3.19%) Fintech
5 16 (2.84%) Public Cloud
6 9 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.60%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.71%) Equities
9 4 (0.71%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.53%) Replication
10 3 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.35%) e-Health
11 2 (0.35%) LIMS
11 2 (0.35%) NHS
11 2 (0.35%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 250 (44.33%) Linux
2 61 (10.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (8.16%) Windows
4 44 (7.80%) CentOS
5 40 (7.09%) Unix
6 13 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.71%) Debian
9 4 (0.71%) Solaris
10 2 (0.35%) Android
10 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.35%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.35%) Fedora
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.18%) RancherOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (100.00%) DevOps
2 162 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (21.99%) Configuration Management
4 95 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (14.72%) Migration
6 73 (12.94%) Microservices
7 50 (8.87%) Continuous Delivery
7 50 (8.87%) Load Balancing
8 49 (8.69%) Open Source
9 43 (7.62%) Test Automation
10 42 (7.45%) Deployment Automation
11 41 (7.27%) Collaborative Working
12 40 (7.09%) Build Automation
13 37 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (6.21%) E-Commerce
15 31 (5.50%) Continuous Deployment
16 30 (5.32%) TDD
17 21 (3.72%) Analytics
18 19 (3.37%) Software Engineering
19 18 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 272 (48.23%) Python
2 176 (31.21%) Java
3 108 (19.15%) Ruby
4 107 (18.97%) Bash Shell
5 67 (11.88%) PowerShell
6 44 (7.80%) Perl
7 28 (4.96%) Groovy
8 23 (4.08%) Go
8 23 (4.08%) SQL
9 18 (3.19%) Shell Script
10 14 (2.48%) JavaScript
11 13 (2.30%) Scala
12 8 (1.42%) C++
13 6 (1.06%) PHP
14 5 (0.89%) C#
15 4 (0.71%) C
15 4 (0.71%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.71%) R
16 2 (0.35%) Java 8
17 1 (0.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 53 (9.40%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.38%) AWS Certification
4 10 (1.77%) Degree
5 5 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.35%) CISSP
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.18%) CCNA
7 1 (0.18%) CCSA
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.18%) CISM
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
7 1 (0.18%) MCSE
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.18%) RHCE
7 1 (0.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.48%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.53%) GDPR
4 2 (0.35%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 282 (50.00%) Docker
2 11 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.77%) vCloud
4 9 (1.60%) Postfix
4 9 (1.60%) Squid
5 7 (1.24%) HDFS
6 6 (1.06%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.35%) etcd
7 2 (0.35%) flannel
7 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.35%) Xen
8 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 360 (63.83%) Terraform
2 306 (54.26%) Ansible
3 218 (38.65%) Kubernetes
4 205 (36.35%) Puppet
5 151 (26.77%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (14.36%) Packer
7 41 (7.27%) ZABBIX
8 34 (6.03%) Nagios
9 33 (5.85%) logstash
10 32 (5.67%) Kibana
11 26 (4.61%) Salt
12 25 (4.43%) Docker Swarm
13 24 (4.26%) Mesos
14 17 (3.01%) Uchiwa
15 15 (2.66%) Pingdom
16 11 (1.95%) Rancher
17 9 (1.60%) Sysdig
18 8 (1.42%) Rsyslog
19 7 (1.24%) Grafana
19 7 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 47 (8.33%) Splunk
2 42 (7.45%) Red Hat
3 30 (5.32%) New Relic
4 21 (3.72%) hybris
5 20 (3.55%) VMware
6 18 (3.19%) Google
7 16 (2.84%) PagerDuty
8 15 (2.66%) Adobe
9 14 (2.48%) Atlassian
10 10 (1.77%) Oracle
11 9 (1.60%) Microsoft
11 9 (1.60%) Sonatype
12 8 (1.42%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.42%) SaltStack
13 7 (1.24%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.53%) AppDynamics
14 3 (0.53%) Cognos
14 3 (0.53%) Dynatrace
14 3 (0.53%) Tableau
15 2 (0.35%) IBM