Period
to 20 August 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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 Developer
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 220 205
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15 +9
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 77 75 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.93% 0.82% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.86% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 70 62
Central London median daily rate £550 £544 £537
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.15% +1.35% +12.95%
10th Percentile £490 £434 £413
90th Percentile £705 £609 £602
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £75.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central 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
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 7,800 8,699 7,455
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 95.14% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,038 6,717 5,630
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +0.50% +8.51%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 148 96
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +0.04% -0.17%
10th Percentile £11.60 £13.16 £13.13
90th Percentile £57.55 £30.00 £35.34
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.23
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.77% +13.20%

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured AWS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Developer in Central London

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Developer in Central London

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Developer in Central London over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Developer in Central London

AWS Developer
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 AWS Developer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 August 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 +15 55 £550 +4.76% 26
City of Westminster - 5 £600 -
West End of London +20 4 £625 +11.11%
Southwark -19 4 £500 -9.09%
AWS Developer
London

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, AWS Developer 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 Central London region featuring AWS Developer in the job title.

1 52 (67.53%) Java
2 50 (64.94%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (54.55%) TDD
5 40 (51.95%) Microservices
6 27 (35.06%) DevOps
7 24 (31.17%) Java 8
8 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 20 (25.97%) Spring
9 20 (25.97%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (24.68%) Spring Boot
11 16 (20.78%) Kubernetes
11 16 (20.78%) Maven
12 15 (19.48%) RESTful
12 15 (19.48%) Kafka
13 14 (18.18%) Serverless
13 14 (18.18%) Finance
14 13 (16.88%) Hibernate
14 13 (16.88%) Python
15 12 (15.58%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (15.58%) Docker
16 11 (14.29%) Banking
17 10 (12.99%) Fintech
18 8 (10.39%) React
18 8 (10.39%) REST
18 8 (10.39%) C#
18 8 (10.39%) .NET
18 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
18 8 (10.39%) Amazon S3
18 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration

AWS Developer Skill Set
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 5 (6.49%) Apache
1 5 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.90%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 50 (64.94%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (18.18%) Serverless
3 12 (15.58%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (10.39%) Amazon S3
5 6 (7.79%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (6.49%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (3.90%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.60%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (2.60%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (2.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (2.60%) PaaS
9 2 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (1.30%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (1.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (6.49%) Big Data
3 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.90%) Redis
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.60%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Maven
2 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.90%) Gradle
4 3 (3.90%) JIRA
5 2 (2.60%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.60%) GitLab
6 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.30%) git-flow
6 1 (1.30%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.30%) JUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Mockito
6 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.30%) TestNG
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Public Sector
4 4 (5.19%) Games
5 2 (2.60%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) German Language
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) Spring
2 19 (24.68%) Spring Boot
3 15 (19.48%) Kafka
3 15 (19.48%) RESTful
4 13 (16.88%) Hibernate
5 8 (10.39%) .NET
5 8 (10.39%) React
5 8 (10.39%) REST
6 6 (7.79%) Node.js
6 6 (7.79%) Web Services
7 4 (5.19%) .NET Core
7 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.19%) JMS
7 4 (5.19%) SOAP
8 3 (3.90%) Apache NiFi
8 3 (3.90%) JSON
8 3 (3.90%) Lambda Expressions
8 3 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.60%) OAuth
9 2 (2.60%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.49%) Algorithms
2 5 (6.49%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.30%) Blog
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.30%) Smart Home
3 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (54.55%) TDD
3 40 (51.95%) Microservices
4 27 (35.06%) DevOps
5 10 (12.99%) Fintech
6 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.49%) BDD
8 5 (6.49%) Open Source
9 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
9 4 (5.19%) ETL
9 4 (5.19%) Migration
9 4 (5.19%) Pair Programming
9 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.60%) Front End Development
11 2 (2.60%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) Java
2 24 (31.17%) Java 8
3 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.88%) Python
5 8 (10.39%) C#
6 7 (9.09%) Go
7 5 (6.49%) SQL
8 3 (3.90%) Ruby
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.60%) Rust
9 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.30%) C++
10 1 (1.30%) ES6
10 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) Scala
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.30%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.49%) Ansible
2 5 (6.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle
2 2 (2.60%) Google
2 2 (2.60%) Sony
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) SAP