Period
to 28 February 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 28 February 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 Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 162 163
Rank change year-on-year +32 +1 +12
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 87 131 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.48% 1.46% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.54% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 111 107
Central London median daily rate £550 £600 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +11.63% +4.88%
10th Percentile £413 £500 £425
90th Percentile £676 £675 £625
London median daily rate £575 £575 £550
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Central London median hourly rate - £70.00 -
London 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 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 5,477 8,484 8,539
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.37% 94.84% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,105 6,457 6,653
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £289 £306 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 94 127
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% +1.08% +5.71%
10th Percentile £13.48 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.67 £40.13 £40.05
London median hourly rate £25.34 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.86% +2.38% -2.33%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in Central London

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in Central London

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in Central London

AWS Engineer
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 Engineer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 28 February 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
City of London +31 64 £550 -8.33% 37
City of Westminster +6 2 £725 +31.82%
AWS Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, AWS 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 Central London region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 64 (73.56%) AWS
2 51 (58.62%) DevOps
3 46 (52.87%) Python
4 38 (43.68%) Terraform
5 35 (40.23%) Kubernetes
6 34 (39.08%) Docker
7 25 (28.74%) Ansible
7 25 (28.74%) Jenkins
8 21 (24.14%) Linux
9 20 (22.99%) Java
10 19 (21.84%) Finance
10 19 (21.84%) Infrastructure as Code
11 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (16.09%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (16.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (16.09%) GCP
13 13 (14.94%) Serverless
13 13 (14.94%) Configuration Management
14 12 (13.79%) Bash Shell
15 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
15 11 (12.64%) Ruby
15 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (11.49%) Google
16 10 (11.49%) Puppet
16 10 (11.49%) Microservices
17 9 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (10.34%) Amazon S3
18 8 (9.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
18 8 (9.20%) Migration

AWS Engineer 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 6 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.15%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 64 (73.56%) AWS
2 14 (16.09%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (16.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 14 (16.09%) GCP
3 13 (14.94%) Serverless
4 9 (10.34%) Amazon S3
5 7 (8.05%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (8.05%) AWS CodePipeline
5 7 (8.05%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (6.90%) Azure
7 5 (5.75%) CloudFront
7 5 (5.75%) GitHub
7 5 (5.75%) Route 53
7 5 (5.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (4.60%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (4.60%) PaaS
8 4 (4.60%) Slack
9 3 (3.45%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) BGP
4 1 (1.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) Network Security
4 1 (1.15%) OSPF
4 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.60%) Big Data
5 3 (3.45%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.45%) Redis
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.30%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.30%) MySQL
6 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.15%) OLAP
7 1 (1.15%) OLTP
7 1 (1.15%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.15%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 25 (28.74%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (5.75%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.45%) CircleCI
5 3 (3.45%) JIRA
5 3 (3.45%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.30%) GitLab
6 2 (2.30%) Selenium
6 2 (2.30%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.15%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.15%) GoCD
7 1 (1.15%) Gradle
7 1 (1.15%) JUnit
7 1 (1.15%) Spinnaker
7 1 (1.15%) TestNG
7 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.15%) Automotive
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) Kafka
1 8 (9.20%) Web Services
2 4 (4.60%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (4.60%) Node.js
3 3 (3.45%) RESTful
4 2 (2.30%) .NET
4 2 (2.30%) Django
4 2 (2.30%) Flask
4 2 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.30%) React
4 2 (2.30%) React Native
4 2 (2.30%) Serverless Framework
4 2 (2.30%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.15%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (1.15%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.15%) LAMP
5 1 (1.15%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.15%) Pandas
5 1 (1.15%) REST
5 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (8.05%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (3.45%) Cloud Native
2 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Windows
3 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.30%) Android
4 2 (2.30%) CentOS
5 1 (1.15%) Debian
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) DevOps
2 19 (21.84%) Infrastructure as Code
3 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.94%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.49%) Microservices
7 8 (9.20%) Migration
8 7 (8.05%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.90%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (6.90%) ETL
9 6 (6.90%) Open Source
10 5 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (5.75%) Fintech
10 5 (5.75%) Machine Learning
11 4 (4.60%) Data Integration
11 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.60%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 4 (4.60%) Scrum
11 4 (4.60%) Sprint Planning
12 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (52.87%) Python
2 20 (22.99%) Java
3 12 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 11 (12.64%) Ruby
5 8 (9.20%) Go
6 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.90%) SQL
8 4 (4.60%) C#
8 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.60%) Scala
9 3 (3.45%) Perl
10 2 (2.30%) C
10 2 (2.30%) Groovy
11 1 (1.15%) Java 8
11 1 (1.15%) R
11 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.15%) Degree
System Software
1 34 (39.08%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.30%) HDFS
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (43.68%) Terraform
2 35 (40.23%) Kubernetes
3 25 (28.74%) Ansible
4 10 (11.49%) Puppet
5 6 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.45%) Packer
6 3 (3.45%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.30%) Kubeflow
7 2 (2.30%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.30%) Salt
8 1 (1.15%) Icinga
8 1 (1.15%) Kibana
8 1 (1.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Google
2 4 (4.60%) Citrix
2 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.30%) New Relic
4 2 (2.30%) Splunk
4 2 (2.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco
5 1 (1.15%) Databricks
5 1 (1.15%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.15%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.15%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow