Period
to 6 April 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 277 252 235
Rank change year-on-year -25 -17 +49
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 204 476 530
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.81% 1.11% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.17% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 387 473
Median daily rate £575 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.55% +7.32%
10th Percentile £475 £500 £456
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
England median daily rate £550 £561 £545
% change year-on-year -2.00% +2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -50.00% - -

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 23,604 40,536 44,206
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 94.70% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,585 29,017 31,998
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £313 £306
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 530 683
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.73% +2.33% -4.44%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.73 £12.25
90th Percentile £58.25 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +6.95% - -

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 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in London

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 April 2020. 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 +49 39 £575 -4.17% 18
South London -6 21 £589 +2.48% 5
West London +36 10 £513 -14.58%
East London -21 3 £600 +4.35% 2
AWS DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 204 (100.00%) DevOps
2 167 (81.86%) AWS
3 155 (75.98%) Terraform
4 131 (64.22%) Kubernetes
5 103 (50.49%) Docker
6 102 (50.00%) Ansible
6 102 (50.00%) Python
7 94 (46.08%) Jenkins
8 72 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (34.31%) Linux
10 61 (29.90%) Infrastructure as Code
11 60 (29.41%) Java
11 60 (29.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 53 (25.98%) Security Cleared
13 50 (24.51%) Amazon EC2
14 48 (23.53%) Finance
15 46 (22.55%) SC Cleared
16 42 (20.59%) Amazon S3
16 42 (20.59%) Serverless
17 40 (19.61%) Puppet
18 34 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
18 34 (16.67%) OpenShift
19 32 (15.69%) Configuration Management
20 31 (15.20%) Amazon ECS
21 30 (14.71%) Git (software)
22 29 (14.22%) Amazon RDS
23 28 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
23 28 (13.73%) Microservices
23 28 (13.73%) Azure
23 28 (13.73%) Continuous Integration

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 17 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.92%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.45%) Apache
3 5 (2.45%) Confluence
4 3 (1.47%) nginx
4 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 167 (81.86%) AWS
2 60 (29.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 50 (24.51%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (20.59%) Amazon S3
4 42 (20.59%) Serverless
5 34 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
5 34 (16.67%) OpenShift
6 31 (15.20%) Amazon ECS
7 28 (13.73%) Azure
8 26 (12.75%) GCP
9 21 (10.29%) Amazon SQS
10 17 (8.33%) Amazon EKS
11 15 (7.35%) GitHub
12 13 (6.37%) Route 53
13 10 (4.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (3.92%) AWS CodePipeline
15 7 (3.43%) PaaS
16 6 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (2.94%) CloudFront
17 5 (2.45%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.43%) VPN
2 4 (1.96%) Firewall
3 3 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.98%) Internet
4 2 (0.98%) Skype
5 1 (0.49%) DNS
5 1 (0.49%) HTTP
5 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.49%) Network Security
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.22%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (5.39%) Big Data
4 10 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.92%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.96%) MySQL
7 4 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.47%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.98%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.98%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.98%) Presto
9 2 (0.98%) Redis
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 94 (46.08%) Jenkins
2 30 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.29%) Artifactory
4 16 (7.84%) RStudio
5 15 (7.35%) GitLab
6 12 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (5.39%) CircleCI
7 11 (5.39%) JIRA
8 8 (3.92%) Travis CI
9 7 (3.43%) SonarQube
10 6 (2.94%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.47%) Bitbucket Server
12 3 (1.47%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.47%) JMeter
12 3 (1.47%) JUnit
12 3 (1.47%) Maven
12 3 (1.47%) Mockito
12 3 (1.47%) Spinnaker
12 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (23.53%) Finance
2 19 (9.31%) Front Office
3 8 (3.92%) Banking
4 7 (3.43%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.45%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.47%) Retail
7 2 (0.98%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.76%) Web Services
2 16 (7.84%) J2EE
2 16 (7.84%) J2SE
2 16 (7.84%) Kafka
3 12 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (3.92%) Node.js
5 5 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.47%) Middleware
6 3 (1.47%) REST
6 3 (1.47%) Spring
7 2 (0.98%) .NET
7 2 (0.98%) Celery
7 2 (0.98%) RESTful
7 2 (0.98%) Symfony
8 1 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.49%) CSS
8 1 (0.49%) HTML
8 1 (0.49%) LAMP
8 1 (0.49%) LDAP
8 1 (0.49%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.33%) Derivative
2 16 (7.84%) Equities
2 16 (7.84%) Fixed Income
3 11 (5.39%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.94%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.98%) Blog
8 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.98%) Replication
8 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.49%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.49%) PKI
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
9 1 (0.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 70 (34.31%) Linux
2 9 (4.41%) Unix
2 9 (4.41%) Windows
3 4 (1.96%) CentOS
3 4 (1.96%) CoreOS
3 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.96%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.98%) Android
4 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.49%) Debian
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (100.00%) DevOps
2 72 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (29.90%) Infrastructure as Code
4 32 (15.69%) Configuration Management
5 28 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (13.73%) Microservices
6 27 (13.24%) Infrastructure Automation
7 26 (12.75%) Deployment Automation
7 26 (12.75%) Open Source
8 24 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 22 (10.78%) Asset Management
10 16 (7.84%) Decision-Making
11 15 (7.35%) Migration
12 11 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (4.90%) Test Automation
14 9 (4.41%) TDD
15 8 (3.92%) Fintech
16 7 (3.43%) Immutable Infrastructure
16 7 (3.43%) Problem-Solving
17 6 (2.94%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 102 (50.00%) Python
2 60 (29.41%) Java
3 22 (10.78%) Go
3 22 (10.78%) R
4 18 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 17 (8.33%) Ruby
6 10 (4.90%) SQL
7 9 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.92%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.92%) Perl
9 6 (2.94%) C#
10 5 (2.45%) Groovy
11 4 (1.96%) PHP
11 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.47%) Java 8
12 3 (1.47%) Scala
13 2 (0.98%) C
14 1 (0.49%) C++
14 1 (0.49%) Clojure
14 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (25.98%) Security Cleared
2 46 (22.55%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.41%) AWS Certification
4 8 (3.92%) Degree
5 5 (2.45%) MCSA
5 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) NCSC
System Software
1 103 (50.49%) Docker
2 2 (0.98%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.98%) HDFS
2 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 155 (75.98%) Terraform
2 131 (64.22%) Kubernetes
3 102 (50.00%) Ansible
4 40 (19.61%) Puppet
5 28 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.94%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.45%) Kibana
7 5 (2.45%) Packer
8 4 (1.96%) Istio
9 3 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.47%) Salt
10 2 (0.98%) Consul
10 2 (0.98%) Grafana
10 2 (0.98%) logstash
11 1 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.49%) Icinga
11 1 (0.49%) Kubeflow
11 1 (0.49%) Mesos
11 1 (0.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.49%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 14 (6.86%) Google
2 5 (2.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (1.96%) Splunk
3 4 (1.96%) Tableau
4 3 (1.47%) New Relic
5 2 (0.98%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.98%) Cloudera
5 2 (0.98%) Hortonworks
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle
5 2 (0.98%) VMware
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco
6 1 (0.49%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.49%) IBM
6 1 (0.49%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.49%) Informatica
6 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.49%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.49%) SAP