Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the 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 (AWS)
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 12 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 +24
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1,140 961 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 12.95% 10.45% 6.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.50% 42.77% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 775 382
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.05%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £625
London median daily rate £550 £550 £520
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Central London median hourly rate £52.50 £38.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% - -
London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +128.57%

Amazon AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,747 2,247 1,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 31.21% 24.44% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,126 1,764 919
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £325
90th Percentile £675 £648 £613
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 10
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £18.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +7.72% -7.16%
10th Percentile £13.85 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £50.45 £48.25 £29.77
London median hourly rate £26.75 £26.78 £21.16
% change year-on-year -0.09% +26.57% -18.63%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Central London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon AWS in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Central London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Central London over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Central London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon AWS in Central London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Central London over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Central London

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
City of London +4 779 £550 - 176
Southwark -2 97 £525 -4.55%
West End of London 0 74 £550 -
City of Westminster +9 68 £550 -8.33% 1
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £675 -
Amazon AWS
London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned 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 Central London region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 530 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (39.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 402 (35.26%) DevOps
4 383 (33.60%) Docker
5 375 (32.89%) Java
6 356 (31.23%) Microservices
7 334 (29.30%) Python
8 325 (28.51%) Kubernetes
9 316 (27.72%) Finance
10 257 (22.54%) TDD
11 238 (20.88%) JavaScript
12 236 (20.70%) Linux
13 225 (19.74%) Git (software)
14 193 (16.93%) Jenkins
15 185 (16.23%) Terraform
16 184 (16.14%) Node.js
17 181 (15.88%) Google Cloud Platform
18 179 (15.70%) SQL
18 179 (15.70%) Google
19 158 (13.86%) Ansible
20 152 (13.33%) Scrum
21 149 (13.07%) Kafka
22 147 (12.89%) Serverless
23 142 (12.46%) Big Data
24 140 (12.28%) Spring
25 134 (11.75%) REST
26 133 (11.67%) Java 8
27 124 (10.88%) AWS Lambda
28 120 (10.53%) Spring Boot
29 118 (10.35%) Migration

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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
1 107 (9.39%) Apache Spark
2 79 (6.93%) Apache
3 53 (4.65%) Confluence
3 53 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
4 46 (4.04%) Apache Airflow
5 33 (2.89%) Tomcat
6 31 (2.72%) OpenStack
7 30 (2.63%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.84%) WebLogic
9 19 (1.67%) IIS
10 17 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 16 (1.40%) nginx
12 15 (1.32%) MS Exchange
13 13 (1.14%) SharePoint
14 10 (0.88%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.79%) CMS
15 9 (0.79%) WildFly
16 8 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (0.70%) Jetty
16 8 (0.70%) Mongrel
Applications
1 11 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.18%) Mingle
4 1 (0.088%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.088%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.088%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.088%) Actimize
3 1 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.088%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.088%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 447 (39.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 181 (15.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 147 (12.89%) Serverless
4 124 (10.88%) AWS Lambda
5 77 (6.75%) Amazon S3
6 75 (6.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 74 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
8 49 (4.30%) PaaS
9 48 (4.21%) GitHub
10 44 (3.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 42 (3.68%) SaaS
12 38 (3.33%) Heroku
12 38 (3.33%) Office 365
13 37 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
13 37 (3.25%) OpenShift
14 36 (3.16%) Amazon Kinesis
15 35 (3.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 30 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
17 29 (2.54%) IaaS
18 25 (2.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.74%) DNS
2 39 (3.42%) HTTP
3 37 (3.25%) TCP/IP
4 36 (3.16%) Firewall
5 23 (2.02%) SSL
6 22 (1.93%) FTP
7 18 (1.58%) Network Security
8 17 (1.49%) VPN
9 16 (1.40%) DHCP
10 15 (1.32%) Internet
11 11 (0.96%) SAN
12 10 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (0.88%) WAN
13 9 (0.79%) IPsec
13 9 (0.79%) LAN
14 8 (0.70%) BGP
14 8 (0.70%) OSPF
15 7 (0.61%) Wireless
16 6 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (12.46%) Big Data
2 116 (10.18%) NoSQL
3 87 (7.63%) MongoDB
4 85 (7.46%) MySQL
5 83 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
6 61 (5.35%) Hadoop
6 61 (5.35%) Redis
7 57 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
8 56 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 52 (4.56%) SQL Server
10 50 (4.39%) Relational Database
11 43 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 36 (3.16%) Amazon Redshift
13 34 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.84%) Apache Hive
15 18 (1.58%) Data Lake
16 17 (1.49%) Riak
17 16 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 15 (1.32%) Amazon Athena
19 14 (1.23%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 225 (19.74%) Git (software)
2 193 (16.93%) Jenkins
3 85 (7.46%) JIRA
4 67 (5.88%) Maven
5 38 (3.33%) GitLab
6 31 (2.72%) gulp
7 30 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 27 (2.37%) NUnit
9 26 (2.28%) CircleCI
9 26 (2.28%) Mockito
9 26 (2.28%) MSTest
10 22 (1.93%) Cucumber
10 22 (1.93%) JUnit
11 21 (1.84%) TeamCity
12 20 (1.75%) Gradle
12 20 (1.75%) webpack
13 18 (1.58%) Selenium
13 18 (1.58%) Subversion
14 17 (1.49%) Travis CI
15 16 (1.40%) PostCSS
General
1 316 (27.72%) Finance
2 86 (7.54%) Banking
3 39 (3.42%) Retail
4 18 (1.58%) Law
5 16 (1.40%) Front Office
5 16 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.14%) Marketing
7 11 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.44%) Games
9 5 (0.44%) Publishing
9 5 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.35%) Advertising
10 4 (0.35%) Automotive
11 3 (0.26%) Back Office
11 3 (0.26%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.18%) Electronics
12 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.088%) German Language
Job Titles
1 461 (40.44%) Developer
2 196 (17.19%) Java Developer
3 167 (14.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 114 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 99 (8.68%) AWS Engineer
6 96 (8.42%) Data Engineer
7 92 (8.07%) Architect
8 89 (7.81%) AWS Developer
9 76 (6.67%) Python Engineer
10 74 (6.49%) AWS DevOps
11 64 (5.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 59 (5.18%) Senior Java Developer
13 57 (5.00%) Big Data Engineer
14 42 (3.68%) React Developer
15 40 (3.51%) Python Developer
16 38 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
17 34 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
18 33 (2.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 31 (2.72%) Azure Developer
20 30 (2.63%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (16.14%) Node.js
2 149 (13.07%) Kafka
3 140 (12.28%) Spring
4 134 (11.75%) REST
5 120 (10.53%) Spring Boot
6 116 (10.18%) HTML
7 112 (9.82%) RESTful
8 110 (9.65%) React
9 108 (9.47%) CSS
10 103 (9.04%) AngularJS
11 97 (8.51%) .NET
12 75 (6.58%) Web Services
13 56 (4.91%) Hibernate
14 51 (4.47%) PySpark
15 49 (4.30%) JSON
16 48 (4.21%) Vue.js
17 45 (3.95%) Redux
18 43 (3.77%) Express
19 40 (3.51%) GraphQL
20 39 (3.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (6.75%) Fintech
3 68 (5.96%) Algorithms
4 38 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 36 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (3.07%) Cloud Native
6 35 (3.07%) Public Cloud
7 31 (2.72%) User Experience
8 29 (2.54%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.32%) Private Cloud
11 14 (1.23%) Virtual Team
12 13 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.88%) Hedge funds
14 10 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (0.79%) PKI
16 8 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 236 (20.70%) Linux
2 93 (8.16%) Windows
3 66 (5.79%) Unix
4 44 (3.86%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.49%) Android
6 17 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.40%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.61%) VMS
9 6 (0.53%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.44%) CentOS
10 5 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.26%) Mesosphere
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.18%) Debian
13 1 (0.088%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.088%) Fedora
13 1 (0.088%) Solaris
13 1 (0.088%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (35.26%) DevOps
3 356 (31.23%) Microservices
4 257 (22.54%) TDD
5 152 (13.33%) Scrum
6 118 (10.35%) Migration
7 117 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 113 (9.91%) Test Automation
9 110 (9.65%) BDD
10 93 (8.16%) Data Science
11 84 (7.37%) Software Engineering
12 81 (7.11%) Coaching
13 79 (6.93%) Mentoring
14 75 (6.58%) Machine Learning
15 71 (6.23%) Continuous Delivery
16 68 (5.96%) Analytics
17 66 (5.79%) OO
18 65 (5.70%) Kanban
19 61 (5.35%) Open Source
20 58 (5.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 375 (32.89%) Java
2 334 (29.30%) Python
3 238 (20.88%) JavaScript
4 179 (15.70%) SQL
5 133 (11.67%) Java 8
6 78 (6.84%) ES6
7 64 (5.61%) Bash Shell
7 64 (5.61%) C#
7 64 (5.61%) TypeScript
8 62 (5.44%) Go
9 60 (5.26%) Ruby
10 51 (4.47%) Scala
11 49 (4.30%) PowerShell
12 43 (3.77%) PHP
13 26 (2.28%) Perl
14 13 (1.14%) C++
14 13 (1.14%) Kotlin
15 11 (0.96%) Groovy
16 10 (0.88%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.79%) ES7
Qualifications
1 59 (5.18%) Security Cleared
2 53 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 44 (3.86%) Degree
4 18 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.40%) AWS Certification
6 13 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.14%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.79%) CCIE
7 9 (0.79%) CCNP
7 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.70%) RHCE
9 6 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.44%) CISSP
10 5 (0.44%) MCSE
10 5 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.35%) PhD
12 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.02%) QA
2 12 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.79%) GDPR
4 4 (0.35%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.35%) SLA
4 4 (0.35%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.18%) MiFID
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.088%) FATCA
7 1 (0.088%) FISMA
7 1 (0.088%) PSD2
System Software
1 383 (33.60%) Docker
2 49 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.70%) Xen
7 7 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.44%) HDFS
8 5 (0.44%) Shibboleth
8 5 (0.44%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.18%) etcd
10 2 (0.18%) vCloud
10 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.088%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.088%) KVM
11 1 (0.088%) Varnish
11 1 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.088%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 325 (28.51%) Kubernetes
2 185 (16.23%) Terraform
3 158 (13.86%) Ansible
4 100 (8.77%) Puppet
5 76 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.02%) Grafana
7 21 (1.84%) Kibana
8 20 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
8 20 (1.75%) SCCM
9 18 (1.58%) Packer
10 17 (1.49%) Mesos
10 17 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
11 14 (1.23%) Istio
11 14 (1.23%) logstash
11 14 (1.23%) Prometheus
12 12 (1.05%) Consul
13 10 (0.88%) Marathon
14 9 (0.79%) Graphite
14 9 (0.79%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 179 (15.70%) Google
2 86 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 56 (4.91%) Oracle
4 46 (4.04%) Splunk
5 44 (3.86%) VMware
6 27 (2.37%) Atlassian
7 25 (2.19%) Tableau
8 20 (1.75%) Cisco
9 17 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.23%) Citrix
10 14 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.14%) SaltStack
12 12 (1.05%) hybris
12 12 (1.05%) New Relic
13 11 (0.96%) Palo Alto
14 10 (0.88%) Adobe
14 10 (0.88%) AppDynamics
14 10 (0.88%) Cloudera
14 10 (0.88%) SAP
15 9 (0.79%) CheckPoint