Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 243 282
Rank change year-on-year +24 +39 +211
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 560 537 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.26% 1.16% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.23% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 487 293
London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £499 £425 £420
90th Percentile £675 £650 £600
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +14.13%
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 42,163 43,804 39,159
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.84% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,276 31,881 27,910
London median daily rate £500 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.95% +3.89%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £670 £644
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 577 555
London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.36 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.84% -0.12% -0.62%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +12 98 £600 +11.63% 20
East London +48 90 £575 -11.54% 5
South London +14 77 £550 +4.76% 3
West London +12 19 £575 +9.52% 4
AWS DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 560 (100.00%) DevOps
2 459 (81.96%) Amazon AWS
3 371 (66.25%) Terraform
4 280 (50.00%) Docker
5 274 (48.93%) Ansible
6 255 (45.54%) Kubernetes
7 250 (44.64%) Python
8 234 (41.79%) Jenkins
9 228 (40.71%) Linux
10 171 (30.54%) Java
11 170 (30.36%) Puppet
12 144 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
13 141 (25.18%) Amazon EC2
14 110 (19.64%) Finance
14 110 (19.64%) Greenfield Project
15 106 (18.93%) Opscode Chef
16 96 (17.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 96 (17.14%) Serverless
17 94 (16.79%) AWS CloudFormation
17 94 (16.79%) Configuration Management
18 90 (16.07%) Migration
19 89 (15.89%) Bash Shell
20 83 (14.82%) Ruby
21 82 (14.64%) Amazon S3
22 80 (14.29%) Packer
23 74 (13.21%) Microservices
23 74 (13.21%) Security Cleared
24 72 (12.86%) AWS Lambda
25 69 (12.32%) Web Services
26 68 (12.14%) SC Cleared

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 41 (7.32%) IIS
2 20 (3.57%) Confluence
3 15 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.96%) Apache
6 9 (1.61%) nginx
7 6 (1.07%) JBoss
7 6 (1.07%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.36%) Jetty
9 2 (0.36%) Mongrel
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 459 (81.96%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (25.18%) Amazon EC2
3 96 (17.14%) Serverless
3 96 (17.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 94 (16.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 82 (14.64%) Amazon S3
6 72 (12.86%) AWS Lambda
7 50 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 38 (6.79%) OpenShift
9 34 (6.07%) Amazon ELB
10 28 (5.00%) Route 53
11 25 (4.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 20 (3.57%) GitHub
13 19 (3.39%) SaaS
14 16 (2.86%) CloudFront
14 16 (2.86%) Datadog
14 16 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (2.86%) PaaS
15 15 (2.68%) IaaS
16 12 (2.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.39%) VPN
2 17 (3.04%) Firewall
3 13 (2.32%) DNS
4 10 (1.79%) HTTP
5 7 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (1.25%) OpenLDAP
6 6 (1.07%) OpenVPN
6 6 (1.07%) SSH
7 4 (0.71%) ICMP
7 4 (0.71%) Network Security
7 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.54%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.54%) SSL
9 1 (0.18%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) DSL
9 1 (0.18%) Internet
9 1 (0.18%) LAN
9 1 (0.18%) VLAN
9 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.93%) Amazon RDS
2 47 (8.39%) Hadoop
3 19 (3.39%) MySQL
4 18 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.32%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.96%) Big Data
6 11 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.71%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.54%) Amazon Athena
10 3 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.54%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.54%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.54%) HBase
10 3 (0.54%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.54%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.54%) QlikView
10 3 (0.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 234 (41.79%) Jenkins
2 65 (11.61%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.54%) Maven
4 28 (5.00%) JIRA
5 27 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 19 (3.39%) GitLab
6 19 (3.39%) TeamCity
7 18 (3.21%) Bitbucket
8 16 (2.86%) Artifactory
9 13 (2.32%) Vagrant
10 11 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (1.61%) Ant
11 9 (1.61%) SonarQube
11 9 (1.61%) Subversion
12 7 (1.25%) JUnit
13 6 (1.07%) GoCD
13 6 (1.07%) Liquibase
13 6 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.89%) CircleCI
15 4 (0.71%) RStudio
General
1 110 (19.64%) Finance
2 21 (3.75%) Banking
3 14 (2.50%) Marketing
4 13 (2.32%) Retail
5 10 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.43%) Electronics
6 8 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.07%) Front Office
8 5 (0.89%) Publishing
9 3 (0.54%) Legal
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.32%) Web Services
2 48 (8.57%) .NET
3 35 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
3 35 (6.25%) RESTful
4 27 (4.82%) Node.js
5 13 (2.32%) OAuth
6 9 (1.61%) OpenID
7 8 (1.43%) LAMP
7 8 (1.43%) LDAP
8 7 (1.25%) Sensu
9 6 (1.07%) Kafka
9 6 (1.07%) MCollective
9 6 (1.07%) OAuth2
9 6 (1.07%) REST
9 6 (1.07%) SAML
10 5 (0.89%) Middleware
11 4 (0.71%) JSON
12 3 (0.54%) React
12 3 (0.54%) Spring Boot
12 3 (0.54%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 110 (19.64%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (7.14%) Cloud Native
3 22 (3.93%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (3.39%) Fintech
5 18 (3.21%) Public Cloud
6 9 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.71%) NHS
10 3 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.36%) Clustering
11 2 (0.36%) e-Health
11 2 (0.36%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.36%) LIMS
11 2 (0.36%) PACS
11 2 (0.36%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.18%) Blog
12 1 (0.18%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.18%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 228 (40.71%) Linux
2 62 (11.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (6.25%) Windows
4 27 (4.82%) CentOS
5 22 (3.93%) Unix
6 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.71%) Android
7 4 (0.71%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.71%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.54%) Solaris
9 2 (0.36%) Debian
9 2 (0.36%) Fedora
10 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) RancherOS
10 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (100.00%) DevOps
2 144 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (16.79%) Configuration Management
4 90 (16.07%) Migration
5 74 (13.21%) Microservices
6 56 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 49 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (8.04%) Test Automation
9 43 (7.68%) Build Automation
9 43 (7.68%) Deployment Automation
10 39 (6.96%) Collaborative Working
11 38 (6.79%) TDD
12 37 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (5.18%) Open Source
14 26 (4.64%) Load Balancing
15 21 (3.75%) Continuous Deployment
16 20 (3.57%) Analytics
16 20 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (3.57%) E-Commerce
17 17 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 250 (44.64%) Python
2 171 (30.54%) Java
3 89 (15.89%) Bash Shell
4 83 (14.82%) Ruby
5 63 (11.25%) PowerShell
6 32 (5.71%) Perl
7 23 (4.11%) Go
8 22 (3.93%) Groovy
9 20 (3.57%) SQL
10 13 (2.32%) JavaScript
11 10 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.25%) C#
13 6 (1.07%) Scala
14 4 (0.71%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.71%) PHP
14 4 (0.71%) R
15 2 (0.36%) Java 8
16 1 (0.18%) C++
16 1 (0.18%) ES6
16 1 (0.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 74 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 68 (12.14%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.93%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (1.25%) RHCE
5 6 (1.07%) CCNP
5 6 (1.07%) Degree
6 3 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.18%) CISSP
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.04%) QA
2 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.54%) GDPR
2 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.36%) HL7
3 2 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 280 (50.00%) Docker
2 7 (1.25%) vCloud
2 7 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.07%) Postfix
3 6 (1.07%) Squid
3 6 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.89%) Xen
5 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.54%) Ceph
5 3 (0.54%) etcd
5 3 (0.54%) flannel
5 3 (0.54%) GlusterFS
5 3 (0.54%) HDFS
5 3 (0.54%) SkyDNS
6 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 371 (66.25%) Terraform
2 274 (48.93%) Ansible
3 255 (45.54%) Kubernetes
4 170 (30.36%) Puppet
5 106 (18.93%) Opscode Chef
6 80 (14.29%) Packer
7 28 (5.00%) Mesos
8 23 (4.11%) Nagios
9 22 (3.93%) ZABBIX
10 19 (3.39%) Kibana
11 17 (3.04%) logstash
12 16 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (1.96%) Salt
14 10 (1.79%) Sysdig
15 8 (1.43%) Consul
16 7 (1.25%) Rancher
17 6 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
18 5 (0.89%) Prometheus
18 5 (0.89%) Rsyslog
18 5 (0.89%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 56 (10.00%) Splunk
2 41 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 19 (3.39%) New Relic
4 17 (3.04%) Google
5 16 (2.86%) VMware
6 15 (2.68%) Oracle
7 12 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.96%) hybris
9 9 (1.61%) Qualys
10 8 (1.43%) Cisco
10 8 (1.43%) Microsoft
10 8 (1.43%) Ping Identity
10 8 (1.43%) SAP
11 6 (1.07%) Sonatype
11 6 (1.07%) Tableau
12 4 (0.71%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.71%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.71%) PagerDuty
13 3 (0.54%) Adobe
13 3 (0.54%) Apple