Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 17 June 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 28 50
Rank change year-on-year +16 +22 +80
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 711 393 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.32% 6.33% 4.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.57% 43.04% 41.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 332 246
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £388 £375
90th Percentile £700 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £38.25 - -
Central London median hourly rate £38.25 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,670 913 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.23% 14.70% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,364 731 540
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +4.52%
10th Percentile £358 £320 £306
90th Percentile £663 £638 £631
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 10
City of London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.16 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.81% +0.74% -18.45%
10th Percentile £18.16 £13.36 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.18 £29.77 £31.38
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.57 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.72% -11.58% -23.12%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the City of London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in the City of London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in the City of London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon AWS in the City of London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Amazon AWS in the City of London

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 17 June 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
London Bridge +2 17 £550 -
Amazon AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 308 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (37.55%) DevOps
3 262 (36.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 242 (34.04%) Java
5 228 (32.07%) Docker
6 213 (29.96%) Python
7 197 (27.71%) Linux
8 191 (26.86%) TDD
9 180 (25.32%) Jenkins
10 155 (21.80%) Ansible
11 143 (20.11%) Git (software)
11 143 (20.11%) JavaScript
12 135 (18.99%) Kubernetes
13 131 (18.42%) Finance
14 120 (16.88%) Node.js
15 117 (16.46%) Terraform
16 116 (16.32%) E-Commerce
16 116 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
17 114 (16.03%) Microservices
18 113 (15.89%) REST
19 107 (15.05%) Ruby
20 104 (14.63%) Web Services
21 103 (14.49%) C#
22 96 (13.50%) Puppet
23 87 (12.24%) SQL
24 85 (11.95%) NoSQL
25 80 (11.25%) Bash Shell
25 80 (11.25%) .NET
26 78 (10.97%) Software Engineering
26 78 (10.97%) BDD

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 60 (8.44%) Apache
2 57 (8.02%) Apache Spark
3 45 (6.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 32 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (4.36%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.25%) OpenStack
7 15 (2.11%) Confluence
8 13 (1.83%) nginx
9 11 (1.55%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.41%) CMS
10 10 (1.41%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.98%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.70%) IIS
13 4 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.56%) Drupal
14 3 (0.42%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.42%) JBoss
14 3 (0.42%) WordPress
15 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.84%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) SPSS
4 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.42%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 262 (36.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (10.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 68 (9.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 66 (9.28%) Amazon S3
5 59 (8.30%) Amazon EC2
6 54 (7.59%) Heroku
7 50 (7.03%) PaaS
8 49 (6.89%) Serverless
9 46 (6.47%) AWS Lambda
9 46 (6.47%) GitHub
10 39 (5.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 33 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
12 31 (4.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 31 (4.36%) IaaS
12 31 (4.36%) Route 53
13 22 (3.09%) CloudFront
14 21 (2.95%) SaaS
15 20 (2.81%) Amazon ELB
16 19 (2.67%) Amazon Kinesis
16 19 (2.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.61%) HTTP
2 46 (6.47%) DNS
3 44 (6.19%) SSL
4 43 (6.05%) TCP/IP
5 28 (3.94%) Firewall
5 28 (3.94%) FTP
6 11 (1.55%) Network Security
6 11 (1.55%) VPN
6 11 (1.55%) WAN
7 9 (1.27%) LAN
8 8 (1.13%) Internet
9 6 (0.84%) MPLS
10 5 (0.70%) SAN
10 5 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
11 4 (0.56%) SSH
12 3 (0.42%) BGP
12 3 (0.42%) DHCP
12 3 (0.42%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.42%) Wireless
12 3 (0.42%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.95%) NoSQL
2 73 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
3 70 (9.85%) MongoDB
4 61 (8.58%) Big Data
4 61 (8.58%) MySQL
5 47 (6.61%) Hadoop
6 39 (5.49%) SQL Server
7 37 (5.20%) Amazon RDS
8 35 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 33 (4.64%) Redis
10 31 (4.36%) Amazon Redshift
11 30 (4.22%) Apache Hive
12 23 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 19 (2.67%) Relational Database
14 17 (2.39%) Blockchain
15 16 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.27%) HBase
17 8 (1.13%) Power BI
18 7 (0.98%) Impala
19 5 (0.70%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 180 (25.32%) Jenkins
2 143 (20.11%) Git (software)
3 49 (6.89%) GitLab
4 47 (6.61%) Maven
5 42 (5.91%) TeamCity
6 39 (5.49%) Gradle
7 37 (5.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 30 (4.22%) SonarQube
9 29 (4.08%) JIRA
9 29 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 27 (3.80%) JUnit
11 26 (3.66%) Gerrit
12 22 (3.09%) gulp
13 19 (2.67%) webpack
14 18 (2.53%) Ant
15 17 (2.39%) TestNG
16 16 (2.25%) IBM UrbanCode
17 15 (2.11%) NUnit
18 14 (1.97%) Geb
18 14 (1.97%) Spock
General
1 131 (18.42%) Finance
2 67 (9.42%) Banking
3 20 (2.81%) Retail
4 16 (2.25%) Retail Banking
5 14 (1.97%) Advertising
5 14 (1.97%) Front Office
6 13 (1.83%) Games
7 11 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.41%) Law
8 10 (1.41%) Marketing
9 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.70%) Back Office
10 5 (0.70%) German Language
11 4 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
12 3 (0.42%) Billing
12 3 (0.42%) Electronics
12 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.42%) Publishing
13 2 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 281 (39.52%) Developer
2 156 (21.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 106 (14.91%) Java Developer
4 90 (12.66%) AWS Engineer
5 70 (9.85%) AWS DevOps
6 57 (8.02%) Architect
6 57 (8.02%) Senior DevOps
7 54 (7.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 48 (6.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 47 (6.61%) Senior Developer
10 44 (6.19%) AWS Developer
11 42 (5.91%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 39 (5.49%) Cloud Engineer
13 37 (5.20%) Data Engineer
14 35 (4.92%) .NET Developer
15 29 (4.08%) C# Developer
16 24 (3.38%) Python Developer
17 23 (3.23%) Cloud Developer
17 23 (3.23%) E-Commerce Developer
18 22 (3.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (16.88%) Node.js
2 113 (15.89%) REST
3 104 (14.63%) Web Services
4 80 (11.25%) .NET
5 75 (10.55%) AngularJS
6 71 (9.99%) CSS
7 70 (9.85%) HTML
7 70 (9.85%) RESTful
8 57 (8.02%) React
9 55 (7.74%) Kafka
10 51 (7.17%) Spring
11 50 (7.03%) OAuth
12 49 (6.89%) SOAP
13 46 (6.47%) Dropwizard
14 44 (6.19%) HTML5
15 36 (5.06%) OAuth2
16 34 (4.78%) Spring Boot
17 29 (4.08%) ASP.NET
17 29 (4.08%) JSON
18 27 (3.80%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.58%) Fintech
2 52 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (4.08%) iPad
3 29 (4.08%) Public Cloud
4 26 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.67%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.39%) User Experience
8 16 (2.25%) Cloud Native
9 15 (2.11%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.97%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.97%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.27%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.13%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.13%) PKI
13 6 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 197 (27.71%) Linux
2 75 (10.55%) Windows
3 49 (6.89%) Unix
4 26 (3.66%) Android
5 25 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.09%) Ubuntu
7 18 (2.53%) CentOS
8 16 (2.25%) Windows Server
9 15 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.56%) DC/OS
12 4 (0.56%) Debian
13 3 (0.42%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.14%) Solaris
14 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (37.55%) DevOps
3 191 (26.86%) TDD
4 116 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
4 116 (16.32%) E-Commerce
5 114 (16.03%) Microservices
6 78 (10.97%) BDD
6 78 (10.97%) Software Engineering
7 77 (10.83%) Scrum
8 69 (9.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 64 (9.00%) Configuration Management
10 60 (8.44%) Test Automation
11 57 (8.02%) MVC
12 50 (7.03%) Migration
13 48 (6.75%) Deployment Automation
14 46 (6.47%) Analytics
15 43 (6.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 41 (5.77%) Pair Programming
17 40 (5.63%) ETL
18 34 (4.78%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 242 (34.04%) Java
2 213 (29.96%) Python
3 143 (20.11%) JavaScript
4 107 (15.05%) Ruby
5 103 (14.49%) C#
6 87 (12.24%) SQL
7 80 (11.25%) Bash Shell
8 54 (7.59%) Java 8
9 50 (7.03%) Groovy
10 42 (5.91%) Scala
11 41 (5.77%) TypeScript
12 37 (5.20%) Go
13 30 (4.22%) ES6
14 26 (3.66%) PowerShell
15 17 (2.39%) C++
16 16 (2.25%) Perl
17 15 (2.11%) PHP
17 15 (2.11%) Shell Script
18 13 (1.83%) R
19 6 (0.84%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 26 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.09%) Degree
3 21 (2.95%) AWS Certification
4 19 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.13%) CISM
6 8 (1.13%) CISSP
7 7 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.70%) CCNA
8 5 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.56%) CCNP
10 3 (0.42%) CEH
10 3 (0.42%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.42%) RHCE
10 3 (0.42%) SANS
11 2 (0.28%) CCSA
11 2 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.14%) CISA
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.31%) GCP
2 18 (2.53%) QA
3 7 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.70%) GDPR
5 5 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.42%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 228 (32.07%) Docker
2 22 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.67%) HDFS
4 18 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.84%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.84%) vSphere
7 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.42%) NFS
8 3 (0.42%) vCloud
8 3 (0.42%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.28%) iptables
9 2 (0.28%) Varnish
9 2 (0.28%) Xen
10 1 (0.14%) KVM
10 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.14%) pfSense
10 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 155 (21.80%) Ansible
2 135 (18.99%) Kubernetes
3 117 (16.46%) Terraform
4 96 (13.50%) Puppet
5 72 (10.13%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (5.77%) Mesos
7 26 (3.66%) Docker Swarm
8 19 (2.67%) Consul
9 14 (1.97%) Prometheus
10 12 (1.69%) Salt
11 10 (1.41%) Kibana
11 10 (1.41%) Marathon
12 9 (1.27%) Grafana
13 8 (1.13%) Packer
13 8 (1.13%) Sysdig
14 7 (0.98%) SCCM
15 6 (0.84%) PingFederate
16 5 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
16 5 (0.70%) logstash
16 5 (0.70%) Rancher
Vendors
1 64 (9.00%) Google
2 34 (4.78%) Splunk
3 32 (4.50%) Oracle
4 29 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 29 (4.08%) VMware
5 27 (3.80%) IBM
6 18 (2.53%) New Relic
7 16 (2.25%) Cisco
8 14 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.55%) Apigee
10 11 (1.55%) Cloudera
11 10 (1.41%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.41%) Citrix
12 9 (1.27%) SaltStack
13 7 (0.98%) Adobe
13 7 (0.98%) Tableau
14 6 (0.84%) AppDynamics
14 6 (0.84%) Dell
15 5 (0.70%) Rollbar