Period
to

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £613 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

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.

Amazon Web Services DevOps
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 276 311 228
Rank change year-on-year +35 -83 +14
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 366 247 152
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.92% 0.78% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.84% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 188 141
10th Percentile £485 £418 £425
25th Percentile £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £613 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.52% +4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £700 £650 £613
90th Percentile £750 £738 £663
England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 36,910 29,250 13,460
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.77% 92.90% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,001 21,079 9,649
10th Percentile £375 £356 £313
25th Percentile £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.64% +7.22% +2.50%
75th Percentile £688 £647 £613
90th Percentile £788 £725 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 289 149
10th Percentile £15.80 £14.10 £15.20
25th Percentile £21.00 £19.45 £20.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -15.49% +77.50%
75th Percentile £55.63 £50.02 £47.83
90th Percentile £72.10 £66.55 £61.60
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.21% -7.14% +10.53%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in London

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps in London.

Daily rate trend for AWS DevOps in London

AWS DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps in London over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps in London

AWS DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for AWS DevOps in London

AWS DevOps
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +17 51 £550 -1.12% 6
South London -7 8 £606 +12.79%
AWS DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, AWS DevOps contract jobs required the following 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 in the job title.

1 366 (100.00%) AWS
1 366 (100.00%) DevOps
2 261 (71.31%) Terraform
3 232 (63.39%) CI/CD
4 193 (52.73%) Kubernetes
5 186 (50.82%) Docker
6 158 (43.17%) Python
7 155 (42.35%) Jenkins
8 133 (36.34%) Infrastructure as Code
9 110 (30.05%) Agile
10 103 (28.14%) Serverless
11 93 (25.41%) Ansible
12 91 (24.86%) Amazon EC2
13 87 (23.77%) AWS Lambda
14 86 (23.50%) Linux
15 85 (23.22%) Finance
15 85 (23.22%) AWS CloudFormation
16 83 (22.68%) Bash
17 78 (21.31%) Security Cleared
18 67 (18.31%) Containerisation
19 66 (18.03%) SC Cleared
20 61 (16.67%) Git (software)
21 59 (16.12%) Java
22 57 (15.57%) GitLab
23 52 (14.21%) Amazon EKS
24 50 (13.66%) Amazon ECS
25 48 (13.11%) Amazon RDS
26 46 (12.57%) Social Skills
27 45 (12.30%) Azure
28 44 (12.02%) GitHub

AWS DevOps 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 10 (2.73%) Confluence
2 7 (1.91%) Apache Airflow
3 5 (1.37%) Apache
4 4 (1.09%) CMS
4 4 (1.09%) nginx
5 3 (0.82%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) assyst
1 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 366 (100.00%) AWS
2 103 (28.14%) Serverless
3 91 (24.86%) Amazon EC2
4 87 (23.77%) AWS Lambda
5 85 (23.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 52 (14.21%) Amazon EKS
7 50 (13.66%) Amazon ECS
8 45 (12.30%) Azure
9 44 (12.02%) GitHub
10 41 (11.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 41 (11.20%) Route 53
11 40 (10.93%) Datadog
12 37 (10.11%) Amazon S3
13 31 (8.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 29 (7.92%) AWS CodePipeline
15 24 (6.56%) CloudFront
16 21 (5.74%) Amazon ELB
16 21 (5.74%) GCP
17 20 (5.46%) AWS CodeBuild
18 17 (4.64%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.37%) DNS
2 12 (3.28%) tcpdump
3 9 (2.46%) Internet
4 7 (1.91%) VPN
5 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.82%) Firewall
7 2 (0.55%) Network Security
7 2 (0.55%) SSL
8 1 (0.27%) DHCP
8 1 (0.27%) FTP
8 1 (0.27%) HTTP
8 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.11%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (4.92%) Big Data
3 10 (2.73%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (2.46%) DynamoDB
5 7 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.91%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.37%) Pentaho
7 5 (1.37%) Redis
8 4 (1.09%) MySQL
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.27%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 155 (42.35%) Jenkins
2 61 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 57 (15.57%) GitLab
4 41 (11.20%) JIRA
5 17 (4.64%) TeamCity
6 14 (3.83%) Artifactory
6 14 (3.83%) CircleCI
7 9 (2.46%) SonarQube
8 8 (2.19%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.64%) Terragrunt
10 4 (1.09%) git-flow
10 4 (1.09%) Maven
10 4 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.09%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.82%) Snakemake
12 2 (0.55%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.55%) Gradle
12 2 (0.55%) Snyk
12 2 (0.55%) Spinnaker
13 1 (0.27%) JBehave
General
1 85 (23.22%) Finance
2 46 (12.57%) Social Skills
3 39 (10.66%) Public Sector
4 30 (8.20%) Banking
5 13 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.28%) Retail
7 8 (2.19%) Front Office
8 5 (1.37%) Legal
8 5 (1.37%) Publishing
9 4 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.09%) Games
9 4 (1.09%) Tech for Good
10 3 (0.82%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.55%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.01%) Elastic Stack
2 19 (5.19%) Kafka
3 15 (4.10%) Node.js
4 10 (2.73%) ARM Templates
5 7 (1.91%) .NET
5 7 (1.91%) React
6 5 (1.37%) J2EE
6 5 (1.37%) Lambda Expressions
6 5 (1.37%) REST
7 4 (1.09%) OAuth
7 4 (1.09%) Spring
8 3 (0.82%) Flask
8 3 (0.82%) JSON
8 3 (0.82%) OAuth2
8 3 (0.82%) Pandas
8 3 (0.82%) pytest
8 3 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.82%) scikit-learn
8 3 (0.82%) Tidyverse
8 3 (0.82%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (5.19%) Linux Command Line
3 18 (4.92%) Cloud Native
4 10 (2.73%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.19%) Clustering
5 8 (2.19%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.91%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.64%) User Experience
8 5 (1.37%) Tandem
8 5 (1.37%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.82%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.82%) iPad
11 2 (0.55%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
12 1 (0.27%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.27%) Data Fabric
12 1 (0.27%) Educational Technology
12 1 (0.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 86 (23.50%) Linux
2 31 (8.47%) Windows
3 20 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (3.28%) CentOS
5 5 (1.37%) Unix
6 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.55%) Alpine Linux
7 2 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (100.00%) DevOps
2 232 (63.39%) CI/CD
3 133 (36.34%) Infrastructure as Code
4 110 (30.05%) Agile
5 67 (18.31%) Containerisation
6 40 (10.93%) Software Engineering
7 32 (8.74%) Continuous Delivery
8 29 (7.92%) Migration
9 27 (7.38%) Test Automation
10 26 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (6.56%) Configuration Management
11 24 (6.56%) Scrum
11 24 (6.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 22 (6.01%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (5.74%) Decision-Making
14 20 (5.46%) Microservices
15 19 (5.19%) Open Source
16 18 (4.92%) Auto-Scaling
17 17 (4.64%) Task Automation
18 16 (4.37%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 158 (43.17%) Python
2 83 (22.68%) Bash
3 59 (16.12%) Java
4 38 (10.38%) Go
5 29 (7.92%) Ruby
6 27 (7.38%) PowerShell
7 23 (6.28%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.37%) SQL
9 10 (2.73%) C#
9 10 (2.73%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.64%) C
10 6 (1.64%) F#
10 6 (1.64%) Groovy
10 6 (1.64%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.37%) Perl
12 4 (1.09%) C++
12 4 (1.09%) Rust
13 3 (0.82%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.82%) Scala
13 3 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (21.31%) Security Cleared
2 66 (18.03%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.56%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.64%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
5 2 (0.55%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
5 2 (0.55%) Azure Certification
5 2 (0.55%) CCA
5 2 (0.55%) Degree
5 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) CEH
6 1 (0.27%) CISSP
6 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.27%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.37%) GDPR
1 5 (1.37%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) NCSC
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) SOC 2
System Software
1 186 (50.82%) Docker
2 6 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.55%) Squid
4 1 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 261 (71.31%) Terraform
2 193 (52.73%) Kubernetes
3 93 (25.41%) Ansible
4 28 (7.65%) Grafana
5 22 (6.01%) Prometheus
6 17 (4.64%) Packer
7 13 (3.55%) Puppet
8 11 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (3.01%) ZABBIX
9 9 (2.46%) Istio
10 5 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.09%) Rancher
12 3 (0.82%) Consul
12 3 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.82%) logstash
12 3 (0.82%) Nagios
13 2 (0.55%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.55%) linkerd
13 2 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 26 (7.10%) Splunk
2 12 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.91%) Google
3 7 (1.91%) VMware
4 6 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.37%) Denodo
5 5 (1.37%) Progress
6 4 (1.09%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.09%) Databricks
6 4 (1.09%) Oracle
7 2 (0.55%) IBM
7 2 (0.55%) Informatica
7 2 (0.55%) New Relic
7 2 (0.55%) PagerDuty
7 2 (0.55%) Perforce
7 2 (0.55%) Solace
8 1 (0.27%) Cadence
8 1 (0.27%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.27%) Pega
8 1 (0.27%) Remedy