Period
to 19 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 19 July 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 Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 158 149
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 +55
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 146 152 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.69% 1.64% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.72% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 144 98
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £325 £463 £411
90th Percentile £688 £675 £613
London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £70.00 - -
London median hourly rate £70.00 - -

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 8,164 8,814 7,310
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.02% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,311 6,825 5,530
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.09% +7.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 148 95
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +5.23% -6.47%
10th Percentile £11.65 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £35.08 £32.64
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -2.33% +1.18% +11.84%

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 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 +14 113 £575 +4.55% 44
West End of London +12 8 £525 -19.23%
City of Westminster -17 5 £650 -
Camden - 3 £500 -
Southwark - 1 £600 -
AWS Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 130 (89.04%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (68.49%) DevOps
3 68 (46.58%) Linux
4 64 (43.84%) Docker
5 61 (41.78%) Terraform
6 58 (39.73%) Kubernetes
7 57 (39.04%) Python
8 48 (32.88%) Ansible
9 45 (30.82%) Jenkins
10 44 (30.14%) Java
11 42 (28.77%) Serverless
12 41 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (28.08%) Amazon S3
13 38 (26.03%) AWS Lambda
14 34 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 34 (23.29%) SQL
15 29 (19.86%) Amazon EC2
16 28 (19.18%) Finance
17 25 (17.12%) Google Cloud Platform
17 25 (17.12%) Migration
17 25 (17.12%) E-Commerce
18 23 (15.75%) Unix
19 22 (15.07%) PostgreSQL
19 22 (15.07%) Fintech
19 22 (15.07%) Amazon ECS
20 21 (14.38%) Infrastructure as Code
20 21 (14.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 21 (14.38%) Amazon RDS
20 21 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
21 20 (13.70%) Puppet

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 17 (11.64%) Apache Spark
2 16 (10.96%) Confluence
3 10 (6.85%) Apache
4 5 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.05%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (2.05%) nginx
6 2 (1.37%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.37%) IIS
6 2 (1.37%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.68%) Jetty
7 1 (0.68%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 130 (89.04%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (28.77%) Serverless
3 41 (28.08%) Amazon S3
4 38 (26.03%) AWS Lambda
5 34 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (19.86%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (17.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (15.07%) Amazon ECS
9 21 (14.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (13.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (10.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (9.59%) Route 53
13 12 (8.22%) Amazon Kinesis
13 12 (8.22%) GitHub
14 8 (5.48%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (4.79%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (4.79%) CloudFront
15 7 (4.79%) Office 365
16 6 (4.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 4 (2.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) DNS
2 4 (2.74%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) VPN
3 3 (2.05%) HTTP
4 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) DHCP
5 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.68%) LAN
5 1 (0.68%) Skype
5 1 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.07%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (14.38%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (10.27%) Amazon Redshift
3 15 (10.27%) Big Data
3 15 (10.27%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (10.27%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.16%) Amazon Athena
5 7 (4.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (4.11%) Data Lake
6 6 (4.11%) MySQL
7 5 (3.42%) Amazon QuickSight
8 4 (2.74%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (2.05%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.05%) MariaDB
9 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.37%) Apache Zeppelin
10 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.37%) Parquet
10 2 (1.37%) Presto
Development Applications
1 45 (30.82%) Jenkins
2 20 (13.70%) Git (software)
3 19 (13.01%) JIRA
4 5 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.42%) GitLab
5 3 (2.05%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.05%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.37%) Maven
6 2 (1.37%) Subversion
6 2 (1.37%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.68%) Ant
7 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.68%) Hudson
7 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.68%) RStudio
7 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (19.18%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Banking
3 5 (3.42%) Games
4 4 (2.74%) Law
4 4 (2.74%) Retail
5 3 (2.05%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Marketing
6 2 (1.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.96%) Web Services
2 14 (9.59%) Node.js
3 13 (8.90%) Kafka
4 7 (4.79%) OAuth
4 7 (4.79%) OAuth2
5 5 (3.42%) PySpark
6 4 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.74%) React
7 3 (2.05%) .NET
7 3 (2.05%) JSON
8 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.37%) GraphQL
8 2 (1.37%) J2EE
8 2 (1.37%) J2SE
8 2 (1.37%) JRuby
8 2 (1.37%) OpenID
8 2 (1.37%) Pandas
8 2 (1.37%) Spring
8 2 (1.37%) Vue.js
8 2 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) Cloud Native
2 8 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.11%) PKI
4 5 (3.42%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.42%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (2.74%) Life Science
5 4 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 68 (46.58%) Linux
2 23 (15.75%) Unix
3 19 (13.01%) Windows
4 7 (4.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Debian
6 1 (0.68%) Fedora
6 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (68.49%) DevOps
2 41 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.12%) E-Commerce
3 25 (17.12%) Migration
4 22 (15.07%) Fintech
5 21 (14.38%) Infrastructure as Code
6 20 (13.70%) Configuration Management
6 20 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (9.59%) ETL
8 12 (8.22%) Microservices
9 11 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.53%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.16%) Data Science
10 9 (6.16%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (5.48%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.48%) Open Source
12 7 (4.79%) Analytics
12 7 (4.79%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (4.79%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.04%) Python
2 44 (30.14%) Java
3 34 (23.29%) SQL
4 13 (8.90%) Bash Shell
5 9 (6.16%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.16%) Scala
6 8 (5.48%) Go
7 7 (4.79%) Perl
8 6 (4.11%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.42%) Ruby
10 3 (2.05%) PHP
10 3 (2.05%) R
11 2 (1.37%) C#
11 2 (1.37%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) Groovy
12 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) AWS Certification
2 6 (4.11%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 64 (43.84%) Docker
2 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.37%) HDFS
3 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) KVM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (41.78%) Terraform
2 58 (39.73%) Kubernetes
3 48 (32.88%) Ansible
4 21 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (13.70%) Puppet
6 4 (2.74%) SCCM
7 3 (2.05%) Packer
7 3 (2.05%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (1.37%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.37%) Salt
9 1 (0.68%) collectd
9 1 (0.68%) Graylog
9 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.68%) Kibana
9 1 (0.68%) logstash
9 1 (0.68%) Mesos
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.68%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (9.59%) Atlassian
2 10 (6.85%) Google
2 10 (6.85%) Tableau
3 8 (5.48%) Splunk
4 6 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.74%) New Relic
5 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.05%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.05%) Teradata
6 3 (2.05%) VMware
7 2 (1.37%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle
7 2 (1.37%) Ping Identity
8 1 (0.68%) PagerDuty
8 1 (0.68%) Perforce
8 1 (0.68%) Qualys
8 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.68%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.68%) SAP