Period
to 23 September 2021

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

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
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 343 243 290
Rank change year-on-year -100 +47 -42
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 239 120 348
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.90% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.98% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 114 299
10th Percentile £418 £425 £475
25th Percentile £475 £475 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £638
90th Percentile £695 £663 £675
England median daily rate £550 £538 £550
% change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £70.00
England median hourly rate - - £70.00

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 31,513 12,286 36,237
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.88% 91.84% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,771 8,787 26,363
10th Percentile £356 £313 £313
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £725 £713 £681
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 111 448
10th Percentile £13.63 £15.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £18.75 £19.69 £15.00
Median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £20.95
Median % change year-on-year -11.43% +67.10% +11.71%
75th Percentile £51.00 £47.25 £40.19
90th Percentile £65.00 £56.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £19.89 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.60% +15.79% +8.57%

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 23 September 2021.

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 23 September 2021. 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 -51 17 £575 +4.55% 18
South London -2 5 £650 +23.81%
East London - 2 £550 - 4
West London - 1 - - 3
AWS DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, 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.

1 239 (100.00%) DevOps
2 209 (87.45%) AWS
3 174 (72.80%) Terraform
4 98 (41.00%) Kubernetes
5 93 (38.91%) Docker
6 73 (30.54%) Python
7 71 (29.71%) Ansible
8 60 (25.10%) Infrastructure as Code
9 59 (24.69%) Linux
10 54 (22.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 52 (21.76%) Jenkins
12 49 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (20.08%) Amazon EKS
14 44 (18.41%) Web Services
15 43 (17.99%) Amazon EC2
16 41 (17.15%) Serverless
17 40 (16.74%) Java
18 36 (15.06%) Azure
18 36 (15.06%) Amazon ECS
19 35 (14.64%) Finance
20 34 (14.23%) GitLab
21 32 (13.39%) AWS Lambda
22 30 (12.55%) Microservices
22 30 (12.55%) Social Skills
23 28 (11.72%) Git (software)
24 27 (11.30%) Opscode Chef
25 25 (10.46%) Route 53
25 25 (10.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
25 25 (10.46%) Public Sector
26 24 (10.04%) Puppet

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 19 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.35%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.35%) nginx
3 6 (2.51%) Confluence
4 2 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.84%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.84%) Traefik
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Cloudability
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 209 (87.45%) AWS
2 54 (22.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 48 (20.08%) Amazon EKS
4 43 (17.99%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (17.15%) Serverless
6 36 (15.06%) Amazon ECS
6 36 (15.06%) Azure
7 32 (13.39%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (10.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 25 (10.46%) Route 53
9 23 (9.62%) Amazon S3
10 21 (8.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 18 (7.53%) GitHub
12 16 (6.69%) GCP
13 14 (5.86%) IaaS
14 13 (5.44%) PaaS
15 12 (5.02%) Amazon EMR
15 12 (5.02%) AWS CodePipeline
16 11 (4.60%) OpenShift
17 10 (4.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.18%) DNS
2 4 (1.67%) Internet
2 4 (1.67%) SSL
3 3 (1.26%) DSL
3 3 (1.26%) VPN
4 1 (0.42%) LAN
4 1 (0.42%) Network Security
4 1 (0.42%) SNMP
4 1 (0.42%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.21%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (6.28%) Big Data
3 11 (4.60%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (2.51%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.84%) MySQL
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.42%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.42%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.42%) Impala
8 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (21.76%) Jenkins
2 34 (14.23%) GitLab
3 28 (11.72%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.69%) JIRA
5 14 (5.86%) Terragrunt
6 8 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.09%) Artifactory
7 5 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.67%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.67%) git-flow
9 3 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.26%) Gradle
10 2 (0.84%) gulp
10 2 (0.84%) Maven
10 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.42%) JUnit
11 1 (0.42%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (14.64%) Finance
2 30 (12.55%) Social Skills
3 25 (10.46%) Public Sector
4 14 (5.86%) Banking
5 9 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.35%) Electronics
6 8 (3.35%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.35%) Marketing
6 8 (3.35%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.41%) Web Services
2 10 (4.18%) .NET
3 9 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 9 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (3.77%) YAML
4 4 (1.67%) Kafka
5 3 (1.26%) JSON
5 3 (1.26%) Node.js
5 3 (1.26%) React
5 3 (1.26%) Serverless Framework
6 2 (0.84%) LAMP
6 2 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.84%) Velocity
7 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.42%) Django
7 1 (0.42%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (0.42%) RESTful
7 1 (0.42%) Spring
7 1 (0.42%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.42%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.02%) Public Cloud
2 10 (4.18%) Legacy Applications
3 9 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.35%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.51%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (1.26%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.84%) Social Media
7 2 (0.84%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.42%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.42%) iPad
8 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.69%) Linux
2 14 (5.86%) Windows
3 7 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.51%) Unix
5 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (100.00%) DevOps
2 60 (25.10%) Infrastructure as Code
3 49 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (12.55%) Microservices
5 22 (9.21%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 20 (8.37%) Configuration Management
6 20 (8.37%) Infrastructure Automation
6 20 (8.37%) Migration
7 17 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (7.11%) Open Source
8 15 (6.28%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (5.44%) Software Engineering
10 12 (5.02%) Analytics
11 10 (4.18%) Sprint Planning
12 9 (3.77%) Data Analytics
12 9 (3.77%) Immutable Infrastructure
13 8 (3.35%) Computer Science
13 8 (3.35%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (3.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (30.54%) Python
2 40 (16.74%) Java
3 22 (9.21%) Bash Shell
4 14 (5.86%) PowerShell
4 14 (5.86%) SQL
5 12 (5.02%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.60%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.18%) Go
8 6 (2.51%) Ruby
8 6 (2.51%) Scala
9 5 (2.09%) Groovy
9 5 (2.09%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.26%) C
10 3 (1.26%) C#
11 2 (0.84%) Perl
12 1 (0.42%) AWK
12 1 (0.42%) C++
12 1 (0.42%) PHP
12 1 (0.42%) Rust
12 1 (0.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 20 (8.37%) SC Cleared
1 20 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.44%) AWS Certification
3 11 (4.60%) Degree
4 8 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 93 (38.91%) Docker
2 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.26%) Squid
4 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.42%) Varnish
5 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 174 (72.80%) Terraform
2 98 (41.00%) Kubernetes
3 71 (29.71%) Ansible
4 27 (11.30%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (10.04%) Puppet
6 23 (9.62%) Prometheus
7 13 (5.44%) Grafana
8 8 (3.35%) Packer
9 3 (1.26%) Kibana
10 2 (0.84%) Istio
11 1 (0.42%) Argo
11 1 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.42%) Graphite
11 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.42%) Kustomize
11 1 (0.42%) linkerd
11 1 (0.42%) logstash
11 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (7.11%) Splunk
2 14 (5.86%) Google
3 8 (3.35%) SAP
4 6 (2.51%) New Relic
5 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.67%) VMware
6 3 (1.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.84%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.84%) Informatica
8 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.42%) CA
8 1 (0.42%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.42%) Perforce
8 1 (0.42%) WSO2