Period
to 4 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 4 July 2020 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +18
Contract jobs citing AWS 372 1,126 1,048
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 11.21% 12.95% 11.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.03% 38.77% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 936 855
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £410 £434 £425
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +108.96% -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +6.25%

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 1,093 2,904 2,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.94% 33.39% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 2,294 1,966
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £668 £663
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% -5.46%
10th Percentile £19.00 £17.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £58.25 £37.58 £34.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -2.00% +17.37%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Central London

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Central London.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Central London

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Central London over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Central London

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for AWS in Central London

AWS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing AWS in Central London over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for AWS in Central London

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 AWS within the Central London region over the 6 months to 4 July 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 -1 274 £559 +1.64% 137
City of Westminster 0 14 £600 +1.05%
West End of London -5 7 £600 +14.29%
Southwark +3 3 £306 -41.67%
Camden - 1 £310 -
AWS
London

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 AWS.

1 159 (42.74%) Azure
2 150 (40.32%) DevOps
3 138 (37.10%) Python
4 129 (34.68%) Kubernetes
5 122 (32.80%) Docker
6 115 (30.91%) Java
7 110 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (25.81%) GCP
9 90 (24.19%) Terraform
10 73 (19.62%) Finance
11 69 (18.55%) SQL
12 68 (18.28%) Linux
12 68 (18.28%) Microservices
13 65 (17.47%) Jenkins
14 57 (15.32%) Ansible
15 51 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (12.10%) Test Automation
17 44 (11.83%) Serverless
18 43 (11.56%) Infrastructure as Code
19 42 (11.29%) Google
20 41 (11.02%) JavaScript
21 39 (10.48%) Java 8
22 38 (10.22%) Bash Shell
23 37 (9.95%) Spring
23 37 (9.95%) TDD
24 35 (9.41%) Microsoft
24 35 (9.41%) AWS Lambda
24 35 (9.41%) Big Data
25 33 (8.87%) Software Engineering
25 33 (8.87%) Security Cleared

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 23 (6.18%) Apache Spark
2 20 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.42%) Confluence
4 8 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.88%) Apache
6 6 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.34%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (1.08%) SAS
9 3 (0.81%) nginx
9 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.54%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.54%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.27%) CMS
11 1 (0.27%) JBoss
11 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.54%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Magento
3 2 (0.54%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 159 (42.74%) Azure
2 96 (25.81%) GCP
3 44 (11.83%) Serverless
4 35 (9.41%) AWS Lambda
5 28 (7.53%) Amazon EKS
6 27 (7.26%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (6.72%) Amazon S3
7 25 (6.72%) GitHub
8 21 (5.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (5.65%) SaaS
9 20 (5.38%) OpenShift
10 14 (3.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (2.96%) PaaS
12 11 (2.96%) Route 53
13 10 (2.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (2.42%) Amazon Kinesis
15 8 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (1.88%) Amazon ECS
16 7 (1.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.76%) SSL
2 13 (3.49%) DNS
3 12 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.42%) HTTPS
5 8 (2.15%) HTTP
5 8 (2.15%) Internet
6 7 (1.88%) Firewall
7 5 (1.34%) VPN
8 4 (1.08%) DHCP
8 4 (1.08%) Network Security
8 4 (1.08%) WAN
9 3 (0.81%) LAN
9 3 (0.81%) VLAN
10 2 (0.54%) BGP
10 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.54%) NAS
10 2 (0.54%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.54%) OSPF
10 2 (0.54%) SAN
10 2 (0.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.41%) Big Data
2 30 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 24 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (5.91%) SQL Server
5 20 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
5 20 (5.38%) MySQL
6 18 (4.84%) Hadoop
7 16 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (4.30%) MongoDB
8 15 (4.03%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.49%) Amazon Redshift
10 12 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (2.69%) Redis
12 9 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (2.42%) Data Lake
13 8 (2.15%) Amazon Athena
14 7 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.61%) BigQuery
15 6 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.34%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 65 (17.47%) Jenkins
2 31 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 20 (5.38%) Maven
4 15 (4.03%) JIRA
5 12 (3.23%) JUnit
6 11 (2.96%) GitLab
7 10 (2.69%) Gradle
7 10 (2.69%) Selenium
8 9 (2.42%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.15%) Mockito
9 8 (2.15%) SonarQube
9 8 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.88%) Ant
10 7 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.88%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.34%) Bitbucket Server
11 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.34%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.08%) CircleCI
12 4 (1.08%) Postman
General
1 73 (19.62%) Finance
2 23 (6.18%) Public Sector
3 22 (5.91%) Banking
4 15 (4.03%) Marketing
5 9 (2.42%) Retail
6 6 (1.61%) Advertising
6 6 (1.61%) Front Office
7 5 (1.34%) Electronics
7 5 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.08%) Law
8 4 (1.08%) Publishing
9 3 (0.81%) Local Government
10 2 (0.54%) Police
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.27%) International Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (27.69%) Developer
2 75 (20.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 55 (14.78%) Architect
4 49 (13.17%) Java Developer
5 45 (12.10%) AWS Engineer
6 29 (7.80%) Cloud Engineer
7 27 (7.26%) AWS DevOps
8 24 (6.45%) Data Engineer
9 22 (5.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 21 (5.65%) Cloud Architect
11 19 (5.11%) Senior Developer
12 16 (4.30%) AWS Architect
13 14 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.49%) Python Developer
15 12 (3.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 12 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
16 10 (2.69%) AWS Developer
16 10 (2.69%) Full Stack Developer
16 10 (2.69%) Security Engineer
17 9 (2.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.95%) Spring
2 28 (7.53%) Web Services
3 25 (6.72%) React
4 24 (6.45%) REST
4 24 (6.45%) Spring Boot
5 23 (6.18%) Node.js
6 22 (5.91%) .NET
6 22 (5.91%) Kafka
7 21 (5.65%) RESTful
8 18 (4.84%) HTML
9 17 (4.57%) CSS
10 15 (4.03%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.96%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (2.96%) Redux
12 10 (2.69%) LDAP
13 9 (2.42%) Guice
14 8 (2.15%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.15%) JAAS
14 8 (2.15%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.11%) Cloud Native
3 17 (4.57%) Algorithms
3 17 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (3.49%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.15%) User Experience
9 5 (1.34%) Blog
10 4 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.08%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.08%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (0.81%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.28%) Linux
2 27 (7.26%) Unix
3 18 (4.84%) Windows
4 8 (2.15%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.81%) CentOS
6 3 (0.81%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.54%) Android
7 2 (0.54%) Solaris
7 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.27%) SUSE
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (40.32%) DevOps
2 110 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (18.28%) Microservices
4 51 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (12.10%) Test Automation
6 43 (11.56%) Infrastructure as Code
7 37 (9.95%) TDD
8 33 (8.87%) Software Engineering
9 30 (8.06%) Migration
10 28 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (7.26%) Open Source
12 26 (6.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (6.72%) Machine Learning
14 23 (6.18%) BDD
15 22 (5.91%) Analytics
15 22 (5.91%) Configuration Management
15 22 (5.91%) Scrum
16 21 (5.65%) Computer Science
16 21 (5.65%) ETL
16 21 (5.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 138 (37.10%) Python
2 115 (30.91%) Java
3 69 (18.55%) SQL
4 41 (11.02%) JavaScript
5 39 (10.48%) Java 8
6 38 (10.22%) Bash Shell
7 28 (7.53%) C#
8 25 (6.72%) Ruby
9 22 (5.91%) Go
10 12 (3.23%) Groovy
10 12 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.69%) C
11 10 (2.69%) R
11 10 (2.69%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.42%) PHP
12 9 (2.42%) TypeScript
13 8 (2.15%) C++
13 8 (2.15%) Kotlin
13 8 (2.15%) Scala
14 7 (1.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (8.87%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.53%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.57%) Degree
4 11 (2.96%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.81%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.54%) CCSP
8 2 (0.54%) PhD
8 2 (0.54%) SSCP
9 1 (0.27%) CCNP
9 1 (0.27%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (0.27%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) ISEB
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.15%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) GDPR
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) PSD2
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 122 (32.80%) Docker
2 13 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.81%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.81%) HDFS
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.27%) UAG
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 129 (34.68%) Kubernetes
2 90 (24.19%) Terraform
3 57 (15.32%) Ansible
4 32 (8.60%) Puppet
5 21 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (5.65%) Prometheus
6 12 (3.23%) Grafana
7 10 (2.69%) Kibana
8 5 (1.34%) Kubeflow
8 5 (1.34%) logstash
9 4 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.81%) Rancher
10 3 (0.81%) Zipkin
11 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.54%) Graphite
11 2 (0.54%) linkerd
11 2 (0.54%) Nagios
11 2 (0.54%) Nessus
11 2 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (11.29%) Google
2 35 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.57%) Oracle
4 14 (3.76%) VMware
5 9 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.42%) SAP
6 8 (2.15%) Cloudera
6 8 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.88%) Splunk
8 6 (1.61%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.61%) Cisco
8 6 (1.61%) IBM
9 5 (1.34%) Adobe
9 5 (1.34%) CyberArk
10 4 (1.08%) HP
11 3 (0.81%) Informatica
11 3 (0.81%) New Relic
11 3 (0.81%) Qualys
11 3 (0.81%) Sybase
11 3 (0.81%) Tableau