Period
to 2 June 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Amazon Web Services DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 286 241
Rank change year-on-year +73 -45 +82
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 20 79 135
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.54% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.57% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 71 102
Median daily rate £506 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £200 £375
90th Percentile £640 £625 £644
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -33.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 6,505 13,852 15,936
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.70% 94.90% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,812 8,285 9,394
Median daily rate £443 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.61% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £213 £257 £256
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 604 643
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +24.24% +3.49%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.17 £10.58
90th Percentile £50.10 £53.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.26% +4.28% -0.27%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in the South East

AWS DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps in the South East.

Daily rate trend for AWS DevOps in the South East

AWS DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps in the South East over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps in the South East

AWS DevOps
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 2 June 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
Thames Valley +51 14 £525 +5.00% 1
Berkshire +50 8 £525 +5.00%
Buckinghamshire +38 3 £450 -16.67% 1
East Sussex +27 3 £500 -9.09%
Oxfordshire +17 3 £640 +50.59%
West Sussex +15 1 £450 -14.29% 1
Kent - 1 £625 -
AWS DevOps
England

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, AWS DevOps 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 South East region featuring AWS DevOps in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (85.00%) Terraform
2 17 (85.00%) AWS
3 13 (65.00%) Ansible
4 12 (60.00%) Kubernetes
5 10 (50.00%) Docker
6 9 (45.00%) Linux
7 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (40.00%) Puppet
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) Python
8 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
9 4 (20.00%) Serverless
9 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
9 4 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (20.00%) Azure
10 3 (15.00%) GitHub
10 3 (15.00%) Java
10 3 (15.00%) Ruby
11 2 (10.00%) Google
11 2 (10.00%) Finance
11 2 (10.00%) Migration
11 2 (10.00%) Perl
11 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
11 2 (10.00%) Release Management
11 2 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 17 (85.00%) AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (20.00%) Azure
2 4 (20.00%) Serverless
3 3 (15.00%) GitHub
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (10.00%) GCP
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) CircleCI
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Spinnaker
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Data Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Data Science
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Microservices
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Project Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (85.00%) Terraform
2 13 (65.00%) Ansible
3 12 (60.00%) Kubernetes
4 8 (40.00%) Puppet
5 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Google