Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +72
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1,118 714 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 12.00% 8.23% 6.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.90% 42.55% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 589 449
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £400
90th Percentile £675 £669 £625
London median daily rate £550 £525 £506
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.70% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.49 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.94% - -
London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -

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 2,606 1,678 1,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 27.98% 19.35% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,078 1,302 981
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £325
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 4
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £27.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% -34.45% +24.82%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £13.59
90th Percentile £28.25 £32.34 £50.31
London median hourly rate £18.88 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.18% -12.00% +17.26%

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 14 December 2018.

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
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 14 December 2018. 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 +10 818 £550 +3.48% 324
Southwark -1 98 £575 +4.55%
West End of London +13 77 £561 +2.05%
City of Westminster +15 37 £550 - 1
Camden +3 10 £600 +20.00% 1
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £550 -
Amazon AWS
London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 585 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (38.73%) Java
3 391 (34.97%) DevOps
4 373 (33.36%) Docker
5 333 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 313 (28.00%) Microservices
7 286 (25.58%) Python
8 281 (25.13%) TDD
9 259 (23.17%) Kubernetes
10 242 (21.65%) Terraform
11 240 (21.47%) Finance
12 233 (20.84%) JavaScript
13 230 (20.57%) Git (software)
14 226 (20.21%) Jenkins
15 223 (19.95%) Linux
16 221 (19.77%) Ansible
17 179 (16.01%) Spring
18 172 (15.38%) NoSQL
19 161 (14.40%) Node.js
20 157 (14.04%) Spring Boot
21 155 (13.86%) Java 8
22 154 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
23 146 (13.06%) SQL
24 144 (12.88%) Puppet
25 142 (12.70%) REST
26 138 (12.34%) Opscode Chef
27 134 (11.99%) Test Automation
28 133 (11.90%) MySQL
29 129 (11.54%) Migration
30 125 (11.18%) MongoDB

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 70 (6.26%) Elasticsearch
2 68 (6.08%) Apache Spark
3 56 (5.01%) Tomcat
4 52 (4.65%) Confluence
5 50 (4.47%) WebSphere
6 48 (4.29%) OpenStack
7 44 (3.94%) WebLogic
8 31 (2.77%) Apache
9 25 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (1.52%) nginx
11 13 (1.16%) IIS
11 13 (1.16%) WildFly
12 10 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
13 9 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 9 (0.81%) Skype for Business
14 8 (0.72%) WordPress
15 7 (0.63%) CMS
16 6 (0.54%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.54%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.18%) ION MarketView
1 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.089%) Magento
2 1 (0.089%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.089%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.089%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 333 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (11.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 114 (10.20%) Serverless
4 91 (8.14%) AWS Lambda
5 74 (6.62%) Amazon EC2
6 71 (6.35%) Amazon S3
7 69 (6.17%) Heroku
8 64 (5.72%) GitHub
9 54 (4.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 48 (4.29%) SaaS
11 43 (3.85%) PaaS
12 42 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
13 39 (3.49%) Amazon SQS
14 37 (3.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 34 (3.04%) IaaS
16 33 (2.95%) Office 365
17 29 (2.59%) Amazon Kinesis
18 25 (2.24%) Datadog
19 22 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
20 19 (1.70%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.37%) DNS
2 46 (4.11%) HTTP
3 41 (3.67%) TCP/IP
4 34 (3.04%) Firewall
4 34 (3.04%) SSL
5 33 (2.95%) FTP
6 19 (1.70%) VPN
7 17 (1.52%) LAN
8 14 (1.25%) WAN
9 12 (1.07%) Internet
9 12 (1.07%) Network Security
10 9 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (0.81%) DHCP
10 9 (0.81%) IPsec
11 7 (0.63%) BGP
11 7 (0.63%) MPLS
11 7 (0.63%) OSPF
11 7 (0.63%) Skype
12 6 (0.54%) WLAN
13 5 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 133 (11.90%) MySQL
3 125 (11.18%) MongoDB
4 89 (7.96%) Big Data
5 88 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
6 78 (6.98%) Redis
7 72 (6.44%) Hadoop
8 68 (6.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 58 (5.19%) SQL Server
10 49 (4.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 49 (4.38%) Relational Database
11 30 (2.68%) Amazon Redshift
12 28 (2.50%) Apache Hive
13 24 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
13 24 (2.15%) Riak
14 21 (1.88%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (1.52%) InfluxDB
17 12 (1.07%) Impala
18 10 (0.89%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 230 (20.57%) Git (software)
2 226 (20.21%) Jenkins
3 105 (9.39%) Maven
4 82 (7.33%) JIRA
5 58 (5.19%) GitLab
6 47 (4.20%) NUnit
7 45 (4.03%) MSTest
8 38 (3.40%) Gradle
9 35 (3.13%) JUnit
10 34 (3.04%) Bitbucket
11 31 (2.77%) gulp
12 30 (2.68%) Mockito
13 28 (2.50%) SonarQube
14 27 (2.42%) TeamCity
15 26 (2.33%) Cucumber
15 26 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
16 25 (2.24%) Selenium
16 25 (2.24%) webpack
17 18 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
17 18 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 240 (21.47%) Finance
2 87 (7.78%) Banking
3 43 (3.85%) Retail
4 20 (1.79%) Marketing
5 16 (1.43%) Law
6 14 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 11 (0.98%) Publishing
8 10 (0.89%) Front Office
8 10 (0.89%) Games
9 9 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.72%) Advertising
10 8 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.45%) Billing
12 3 (0.27%) Back Office
12 3 (0.27%) Electronics
12 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.18%) Automotive
13 2 (0.18%) Legal
14 1 (0.089%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 474 (42.40%) Developer
2 228 (20.39%) Java Developer
3 214 (19.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 134 (11.99%) Senior Developer
5 119 (10.64%) AWS Engineer
6 111 (9.93%) AWS Developer
7 89 (7.96%) AWS DevOps
8 85 (7.60%) Architect
9 77 (6.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 70 (6.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 63 (5.64%) React Developer
12 44 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
13 42 (3.76%) Cloud Engineer
14 41 (3.67%) Data Engineer
15 39 (3.49%) Senior DevOps
16 38 (3.40%) Cloud Architect
17 37 (3.31%) Lead Developer
18 36 (3.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 33 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
20 32 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (16.01%) Spring
2 161 (14.40%) Node.js
3 157 (14.04%) Spring Boot
4 142 (12.70%) REST
5 120 (10.73%) RESTful
6 103 (9.21%) HTML
7 100 (8.94%) React
7 100 (8.94%) Web Services
8 96 (8.59%) CSS
9 89 (7.96%) Kafka
10 72 (6.44%) .NET
11 70 (6.26%) Hibernate
12 63 (5.64%) AngularJS
13 57 (5.10%) Redux
14 54 (4.83%) SOAP
15 52 (4.65%) HTML5
16 41 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
17 39 (3.49%) GraphQL
18 36 (3.22%) OAuth
19 32 (2.86%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 114 (10.20%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (4.92%) Algorithms
3 51 (4.56%) Fintech
4 49 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.76%) Cloud Native
6 38 (3.40%) Public Cloud
7 34 (3.04%) Linux Command Line
8 32 (2.86%) Data Structures
8 32 (2.86%) User Experience
9 29 (2.59%) Data Centre
10 27 (2.42%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.34%) Virtual Team
12 12 (1.07%) iPad
13 10 (0.89%) Wiki
14 9 (0.81%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.81%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (0.72%) Derivative
15 8 (0.72%) Equities
16 7 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 223 (19.95%) Linux
2 106 (9.48%) Windows
3 71 (6.35%) Unix
4 44 (3.94%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (1.61%) Android
7 17 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.16%) VMS
9 11 (0.98%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.45%) CentOS
12 4 (0.36%) Mesosphere
12 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.27%) Debian
14 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.089%) Fedora
15 1 (0.089%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (34.97%) DevOps
3 313 (28.00%) Microservices
4 281 (25.13%) TDD
5 154 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
6 134 (11.99%) Test Automation
7 129 (11.54%) Migration
8 122 (10.91%) Scrum
9 117 (10.47%) OO
10 109 (9.75%) Software Engineering
11 101 (9.03%) E-Commerce
12 96 (8.59%) BDD
13 85 (7.60%) Open Source
14 83 (7.42%) Continuous Delivery
15 71 (6.35%) Analytics
16 66 (5.90%) Problem-Solving
17 61 (5.46%) Kanban
18 60 (5.37%) Configuration Management
19 53 (4.74%) Domain-Driven Design
20 50 (4.47%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 433 (38.73%) Java
2 286 (25.58%) Python
3 233 (20.84%) JavaScript
4 155 (13.86%) Java 8
5 146 (13.06%) SQL
6 94 (8.41%) Ruby
7 85 (7.60%) Bash Shell
8 78 (6.98%) C#
9 65 (5.81%) PowerShell
10 64 (5.72%) ES6
11 61 (5.46%) TypeScript
12 58 (5.19%) Go
13 51 (4.56%) PHP
14 47 (4.20%) Scala
15 23 (2.06%) Perl
16 19 (1.70%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.61%) Groovy
17 18 (1.61%) PHP 7
18 17 (1.52%) R
19 16 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (5.28%) Security Cleared
2 44 (3.94%) SC Cleared
3 40 (3.58%) Degree
4 14 (1.25%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.16%) AWS Certification
5 13 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.72%) CCNP
9 6 (0.54%) RHCE
10 5 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.27%) CCIE
12 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.27%) PhD
13 2 (0.18%) CSSLP
13 2 (0.18%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.06%) QA
2 5 (0.45%) HIPAA
3 4 (0.36%) GDPR
3 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.18%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.18%) FISMA
5 2 (0.18%) SLA
6 1 (0.089%) FATCA
6 1 (0.089%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.089%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.089%) MiFID
6 1 (0.089%) PSD2
6 1 (0.089%) Solvency II
System Software
1 373 (33.36%) Docker
2 44 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 35 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.25%) HDFS
5 12 (1.07%) vSphere
6 9 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.63%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.54%) Varnish
8 6 (0.54%) Xen
8 6 (0.54%) XenApp
9 5 (0.45%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.18%) KVM
11 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.089%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.089%) etcd
12 1 (0.089%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.089%) pfSense
12 1 (0.089%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 259 (23.17%) Kubernetes
2 242 (21.65%) Terraform
3 221 (19.77%) Ansible
4 144 (12.88%) Puppet
5 138 (12.34%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (3.67%) Packer
7 36 (3.22%) Docker Swarm
8 22 (1.97%) Prometheus
9 19 (1.70%) Grafana
9 19 (1.70%) Kibana
9 19 (1.70%) Nagios
10 18 (1.61%) Consul
11 17 (1.52%) Mesos
11 17 (1.52%) SCCM
12 16 (1.43%) logstash
13 15 (1.34%) ZABBIX
14 13 (1.16%) Graphite
14 13 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
15 11 (0.98%) Salt
15 11 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 122 (10.91%) Google
2 103 (9.21%) Oracle
3 70 (6.26%) Microsoft
4 52 (4.65%) VMware
5 39 (3.49%) Splunk
6 31 (2.77%) New Relic
7 27 (2.42%) Cisco
8 25 (2.24%) Citrix
9 19 (1.70%) Atlassian
9 19 (1.70%) Cloudera
9 19 (1.70%) Tableau
10 17 (1.52%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.25%) IBM
12 12 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.89%) CA
13 10 (0.89%) PagerDuty
14 9 (0.81%) Adobe
14 9 (0.81%) Alteryx
14 9 (0.81%) Hortonworks
14 9 (0.81%) SaltStack