Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 274 384
Rank change year-on-year +37 +110 +107
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 512 350 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.14% 0.88% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.93% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 308 200
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £463 £425 £412
90th Percentile £673 £602 £588
England median daily rate £530 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +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 42,561 37,737 41,336
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.08% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,754 26,902 29,792
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 662 492 519
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +15.88% -3.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -6.49% +14.27%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -1 102 £550 +7.84% 26
South London -29 27 £531 +41.67%
West London -11 20 £525 -6.25% 4
East London -8 11 £525 +6.33% 3
AWS DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 512 (100.00%) DevOps
2 387 (75.59%) Amazon AWS
3 290 (56.64%) Docker
4 284 (55.47%) Ansible
5 281 (54.88%) Terraform
6 275 (53.71%) Linux
7 270 (52.73%) Python
8 256 (50.00%) Jenkins
9 198 (38.67%) Puppet
10 176 (34.38%) Kubernetes
11 150 (29.30%) Opscode Chef
12 148 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
13 145 (28.32%) Java
14 134 (26.17%) Configuration Management
14 134 (26.17%) Git (software)
15 122 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
16 117 (22.85%) Amazon EC2
17 112 (21.88%) Ruby
18 111 (21.68%) AWS CloudFormation
19 103 (20.12%) Bash Shell
20 88 (17.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
21 83 (16.21%) Amazon S3
22 82 (16.02%) Serverless
23 78 (15.23%) Migration
24 73 (14.26%) AWS Lambda
25 72 (14.06%) Security Cleared
26 71 (13.87%) Finance
27 67 (13.09%) Web Services
28 66 (12.89%) SC Cleared
29 65 (12.70%) Windows

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 (7.23%) Confluence
2 21 (4.10%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.52%) nginx
4 16 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.73%) Apache
6 10 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (1.95%) IIS
6 10 (1.95%) JBoss
7 9 (1.76%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.56%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.98%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.39%) Mule
10 2 (0.39%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.20%) Gunicorn
11 1 (0.20%) IPython
11 1 (0.20%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 387 (75.59%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (22.85%) Amazon EC2
3 111 (21.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 88 (17.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 83 (16.21%) Amazon S3
6 82 (16.02%) Serverless
7 73 (14.26%) AWS Lambda
8 59 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 50 (9.77%) GitHub
10 44 (8.59%) Route 53
11 41 (8.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 37 (7.23%) Amazon ELB
13 31 (6.05%) CloudFront
14 27 (5.27%) Google Cloud Platform
15 26 (5.08%) OpenShift
16 22 (4.30%) PaaS
17 12 (2.34%) SaaS
18 11 (2.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 10 (1.95%) Datadog
19 10 (1.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.05%) TCP/IP
2 30 (5.86%) Firewall
3 26 (5.08%) DNS
4 18 (3.52%) HTTP
5 17 (3.32%) SSL
6 12 (2.34%) Internet
7 11 (2.15%) VPN
8 9 (1.76%) IMAP
8 9 (1.76%) SMTP
9 6 (1.17%) Network Security
10 5 (0.98%) DHCP
10 5 (0.98%) VoIP
11 4 (0.78%) FTP
11 4 (0.78%) LAN
11 4 (0.78%) VLAN
11 4 (0.78%) WAN
12 3 (0.59%) MPLS
13 2 (0.39%) ICMP
13 2 (0.39%) IPsec
13 2 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.70%) Amazon RDS
2 46 (8.98%) MySQL
3 36 (7.03%) MongoDB
4 27 (5.27%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (4.30%) NoSQL
6 19 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (3.52%) Big Data
8 14 (2.73%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.76%) InfluxDB
10 8 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.56%) Redis
11 6 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (0.98%) HBase
12 5 (0.98%) SQL Server
13 4 (0.78%) DB2
13 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.39%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 256 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 134 (26.17%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.20%) JIRA
4 27 (5.27%) TeamCity
5 26 (5.08%) Artifactory
5 26 (5.08%) Maven
6 25 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 25 (4.88%) Vagrant
7 17 (3.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (2.93%) Subversion
9 14 (2.73%) Bitbucket
10 13 (2.54%) GitLab
10 13 (2.54%) Gradle
11 11 (2.15%) CircleCI
12 10 (1.95%) Travis CI
13 9 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (1.56%) SonarQube
15 6 (1.17%) Spinnaker
16 5 (0.98%) GoCD
16 5 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 71 (13.87%) Finance
2 26 (5.08%) Banking
3 24 (4.69%) Retail
4 13 (2.54%) Marketing
5 9 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.17%) Electronics
6 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.98%) Law
7 5 (0.98%) Publishing
8 4 (0.78%) Games
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.09%) Web Services
2 49 (9.57%) Elastic Stack
3 46 (8.98%) Node.js
4 24 (4.69%) .NET
5 16 (3.13%) Sensu
6 15 (2.93%) Kafka
7 13 (2.54%) LDAP
8 12 (2.34%) SOAP
8 12 (2.34%) Spring Boot
9 11 (2.15%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (2.15%) LEMP Stack
10 9 (1.76%) .NET Framework
10 9 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (1.56%) RESTful
12 7 (1.37%) JSON
12 7 (1.37%) REST
13 5 (0.98%) Middleware
13 5 (0.98%) SAML
14 3 (0.59%) Lucene
14 3 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.13%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (4.88%) Fintech
2 25 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (1.95%) Cloud Native
5 9 (1.76%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.56%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.37%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.17%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.17%) Video on Demand
9 5 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.59%) Equities
11 3 (0.59%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.39%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.39%) User Experience
12 2 (0.39%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 275 (53.71%) Linux
2 65 (12.70%) Windows
3 64 (12.50%) Unix
4 51 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (7.23%) CentOS
6 20 (3.91%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.95%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.78%) Debian
10 3 (0.59%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.59%) Solaris
11 2 (0.39%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.20%) Android
12 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (100.00%) DevOps
2 148 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (26.17%) Configuration Management
4 122 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (15.23%) Migration
6 46 (8.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 45 (8.79%) Microservices
7 45 (8.79%) Open Source
8 38 (7.42%) Load Balancing
9 35 (6.84%) Deployment Automation
10 34 (6.64%) Continuous Deployment
11 29 (5.66%) E-Commerce
12 27 (5.27%) Kanban
12 27 (5.27%) Scrum
12 27 (5.27%) TDD
13 24 (4.69%) Software Engineering
14 20 (3.91%) OO
15 19 (3.71%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (3.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 14 (2.73%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 270 (52.73%) Python
2 145 (28.32%) Java
3 112 (21.88%) Ruby
4 103 (20.12%) Bash Shell
5 54 (10.55%) PowerShell
6 47 (9.18%) Perl
7 30 (5.86%) Go
8 27 (5.27%) Groovy
9 26 (5.08%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.13%) SQL
11 15 (2.93%) C#
12 12 (2.34%) JavaScript
13 11 (2.15%) Scala
14 8 (1.56%) C++
15 7 (1.37%) PHP
16 4 (0.78%) C
17 3 (0.59%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.20%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 72 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 66 (12.89%) SC Cleared
3 57 (11.13%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.37%) Degree
5 5 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.39%) CISSP
7 2 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.39%) MCSE
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.20%) CCNA
8 1 (0.20%) CCSA
8 1 (0.20%) CISM
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) MCSD
8 1 (0.20%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.32%) GCP
2 7 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 290 (56.64%) Docker
2 12 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.76%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.78%) flannel
5 4 (0.78%) HDFS
6 3 (0.59%) etcd
6 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.20%) Postfix
8 1 (0.20%) Squid
8 1 (0.20%) vCloud
8 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 284 (55.47%) Ansible
2 281 (54.88%) Terraform
3 198 (38.67%) Puppet
4 176 (34.38%) Kubernetes
5 150 (29.30%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (8.59%) Packer
7 30 (5.86%) ZABBIX
8 29 (5.66%) Salt
9 24 (4.69%) logstash
10 23 (4.49%) Mesos
11 20 (3.91%) Kibana
12 18 (3.52%) Nagios
13 17 (3.32%) Consul
14 16 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
15 12 (2.34%) Grafana
16 10 (1.95%) Uchiwa
17 9 (1.76%) Pingdom
17 9 (1.76%) Rancher
18 8 (1.56%) HAProxy
19 7 (1.37%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 36 (7.03%) Red Hat
2 28 (5.47%) New Relic
2 28 (5.47%) Splunk
3 26 (5.08%) Atlassian
4 24 (4.69%) Google
5 16 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 16 (3.13%) VMware
6 15 (2.93%) SaltStack
7 13 (2.54%) Oracle
8 11 (2.15%) AppDynamics
9 10 (1.95%) Adobe
9 10 (1.95%) hybris
9 10 (1.95%) PagerDuty
10 7 (1.37%) SAP
11 6 (1.17%) Capita
11 6 (1.17%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.98%) Dynatrace
12 5 (0.98%) IBM
13 3 (0.59%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.59%) Qualys