Period
to 25 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 25 May 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 > South West
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 154 159
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5 +32
Contract jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 40 66 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 1.07% 1.10% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.15% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 25
Median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +35.14%
10th Percentile £466 £463 £401
90th Percentile £682 £598 £675
England median daily rate £550 £563 £538
% change year-on-year -2.22% +4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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 the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 3,538 5,738 4,851
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 95.33% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,246 3,690 2,914
Median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 364 264
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +48.20% -28.97%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.81 £11.66
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.78 £47.50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.23 £18.51
% change year-on-year +9.20% +3.92% -2.61%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the South West

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Daily rate trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the South West

AWS DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in the South West

AWS DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Bristol +3 22 £550 - 1
Devon +3 9 £743 +41.52%
Wiltshire +40 6 £508 +1.50%
Gloucestershire +22 2 £525 +13.51%
Somerset +1 1 £600 +20.00% 1
AWS DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 South West region featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (75.00%) AWS
3 21 (52.50%) Terraform
4 17 (42.50%) AWS Certification
5 16 (40.00%) Python
6 15 (37.50%) Kubernetes
7 14 (35.00%) Docker
8 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (30.00%) Linux
9 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
10 11 (27.50%) Java
11 10 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (20.00%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
13 6 (15.00%) Amazon S3
13 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
13 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
13 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
14 5 (12.50%) Spring
14 5 (12.50%) C++
14 5 (12.50%) SQL
14 5 (12.50%) Web Services
14 5 (12.50%) Ansible
14 5 (12.50%) Mockito
14 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
14 5 (12.50%) Spring Boot
14 5 (12.50%) Flask
14 5 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (10.00%) Public Cloud
15 4 (10.00%) Groovy

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 30 (75.00%) AWS
2 8 (20.00%) Amazon ECS
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.50%) GCP
6 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.50%) Route 53
6 1 (2.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (12.50%) Mockito
3 1 (2.50%) Terragrunt
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Flask
1 5 (12.50%) Spring
1 5 (12.50%) Spring Boot
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 10 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (7.50%) Microservices
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
7 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Python
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.50%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Groovy
6 3 (7.50%) C#
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) AWS Certification
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (52.50%) Terraform
2 15 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 5 (12.50%) Ansible
4 2 (5.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Google
1 1 (2.50%) Red Hat