Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 19 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 +70
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 818 556 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.46% 7.79% 5.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.93% 43.81% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 470 335
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £408
90th Percentile £675 £669 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.49 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.94% - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.49 -
% change year-on-year +42.94% - -

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 1,862 1,269 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.09% 17.77% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,510 1,012 745
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £624
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +44.45%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £30.75 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% -48.57% +51.42%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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 -1 90 £575 +4.55%
Moorgate - 26 £550 - 1
Amazon AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 417 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (38.14%) Java
3 290 (35.45%) DevOps
4 277 (33.86%) Docker
5 241 (29.46%) Python
6 235 (28.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 213 (26.04%) Microservices
8 211 (25.79%) TDD
9 206 (25.18%) Kubernetes
10 200 (24.45%) Terraform
11 184 (22.49%) Ansible
12 183 (22.37%) Linux
13 181 (22.13%) Finance
14 177 (21.64%) Jenkins
15 159 (19.44%) Git (software)
16 139 (16.99%) JavaScript
17 122 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
17 122 (14.91%) Spring
18 116 (14.18%) NoSQL
19 115 (14.06%) SQL
20 107 (13.08%) Puppet
21 106 (12.96%) Spring Boot
22 104 (12.71%) Migration
23 101 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
24 97 (11.86%) Java 8
25 95 (11.61%) MongoDB
25 95 (11.61%) Test Automation
26 90 (11.00%) Node.js
26 90 (11.00%) REST
27 88 (10.76%) Google Cloud Platform

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 58 (7.09%) Apache Spark
2 53 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (4.52%) Tomcat
4 34 (4.16%) OpenStack
5 33 (4.03%) WebSphere
6 31 (3.79%) WebLogic
7 26 (3.18%) Apache
8 25 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
9 24 (2.93%) Confluence
10 10 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (1.22%) nginx
11 7 (0.86%) IIS
12 6 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.73%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.73%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.61%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.37%) CMS
14 3 (0.37%) WordPress
15 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.24%) ION MarketView
1 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 235 (28.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (10.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 77 (9.41%) Serverless
4 62 (7.58%) Amazon S3
4 62 (7.58%) AWS Lambda
5 60 (7.33%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (5.50%) Heroku
7 42 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 40 (4.89%) SaaS
9 33 (4.03%) PaaS
10 32 (3.91%) GitHub
11 31 (3.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 29 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
12 29 (3.55%) IaaS
13 26 (3.18%) Office 365
14 22 (2.69%) Amazon EMR
15 21 (2.57%) Datadog
16 19 (2.32%) Amazon Kinesis
17 18 (2.20%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.11%) DNS
2 36 (4.40%) HTTP
3 32 (3.91%) TCP/IP
4 30 (3.67%) SSL
5 29 (3.55%) FTP
6 24 (2.93%) Firewall
7 20 (2.44%) VPN
8 17 (2.08%) LAN
9 15 (1.83%) WAN
10 10 (1.22%) MPLS
10 10 (1.22%) Network Security
11 9 (1.10%) WLAN
12 8 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (0.73%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.73%) Internet
14 5 (0.61%) AMQP
14 5 (0.61%) BGP
14 5 (0.61%) DHCP
14 5 (0.61%) OSPF
14 5 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (14.18%) NoSQL
2 95 (11.61%) MongoDB
3 77 (9.41%) MySQL
4 67 (8.19%) Big Data
5 62 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
6 61 (7.46%) Hadoop
7 57 (6.97%) Redis
8 55 (6.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 49 (5.99%) SQL Server
10 31 (3.79%) Amazon Redshift
11 27 (3.30%) Apache Hive
12 25 (3.06%) Relational Database
13 24 (2.93%) Riak
14 18 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 17 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (1.47%) Impala
17 10 (1.22%) Sqoop
18 9 (1.10%) BigQuery
19 8 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 177 (21.64%) Jenkins
2 159 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 74 (9.05%) Maven
4 44 (5.38%) GitLab
4 44 (5.38%) JIRA
5 35 (4.28%) NUnit
6 34 (4.16%) Gradle
7 32 (3.91%) MSTest
8 30 (3.67%) gulp
9 28 (3.42%) Cucumber
10 25 (3.06%) Selenium
10 25 (3.06%) TeamCity
11 21 (2.57%) Sonatype Nexus
12 19 (2.32%) JUnit
13 18 (2.20%) Bitbucket
14 17 (2.08%) Mockito
15 16 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
15 16 (1.96%) SonarQube
16 13 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 181 (22.13%) Finance
2 67 (8.19%) Banking
3 32 (3.91%) Retail
4 13 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.47%) Law
6 10 (1.22%) Front Office
7 9 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.98%) Marketing
8 8 (0.98%) Publishing
9 6 (0.73%) Advertising
9 6 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.49%) Games
11 3 (0.37%) Back Office
11 3 (0.37%) Electronics
11 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.24%) Billing
12 2 (0.24%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 312 (38.14%) Developer
2 174 (21.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 142 (17.36%) Java Developer
4 95 (11.61%) Senior Developer
5 84 (10.27%) AWS Engineer
6 72 (8.80%) Architect
7 71 (8.68%) AWS DevOps
8 63 (7.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 57 (6.97%) Senior Java Developer
10 52 (6.36%) AWS Developer
11 41 (5.01%) Senior DevOps
12 38 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 33 (4.03%) Data Engineer
14 31 (3.79%) React Developer
15 30 (3.67%) Cloud Architect
16 29 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
17 27 (3.30%) .NET Developer
18 26 (3.18%) Lead Developer
19 24 (2.93%) Python Developer
19 24 (2.93%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (14.91%) Spring
2 106 (12.96%) Spring Boot
3 90 (11.00%) Node.js
3 90 (11.00%) REST
4 80 (9.78%) Web Services
5 73 (8.92%) RESTful
6 67 (8.19%) .NET
6 67 (8.19%) HTML
7 64 (7.82%) Kafka
8 63 (7.70%) React
9 62 (7.58%) CSS
10 55 (6.72%) AngularJS
11 44 (5.38%) SOAP
12 40 (4.89%) HTML5
13 36 (4.40%) Hibernate
14 34 (4.16%) OAuth
15 30 (3.67%) OAuth2
16 28 (3.42%) JSON
16 28 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
17 25 (3.06%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.27%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (4.89%) Cloud Native
3 35 (4.28%) Fintech
4 27 (3.30%) Public Cloud
5 26 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.18%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.69%) Algorithms
6 22 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.71%) User Experience
9 13 (1.59%) iPad
9 13 (1.59%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.47%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.22%) Wiki
12 8 (0.98%) Derivative
12 8 (0.98%) Equities
12 8 (0.98%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (0.61%) Blog
13 5 (0.61%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 183 (22.37%) Linux
2 77 (9.41%) Windows
3 45 (5.50%) Unix
4 33 (4.03%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.59%) Android
7 12 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.86%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.49%) Mesosphere
12 2 (0.24%) CentOS
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (35.45%) DevOps
3 213 (26.04%) Microservices
4 211 (25.79%) TDD
5 122 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
6 104 (12.71%) Migration
7 95 (11.61%) Test Automation
8 88 (10.76%) Scrum
9 79 (9.66%) Continuous Delivery
10 72 (8.80%) E-Commerce
11 71 (8.68%) BDD
12 66 (8.07%) OO
12 66 (8.07%) Software Engineering
13 61 (7.46%) Open Source
14 48 (5.87%) Analytics
14 48 (5.87%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (5.62%) Configuration Management
16 41 (5.01%) Deployment Automation
17 40 (4.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 40 (4.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 312 (38.14%) Java
2 241 (29.46%) Python
3 139 (16.99%) JavaScript
4 115 (14.06%) SQL
5 97 (11.86%) Java 8
6 76 (9.29%) Ruby
7 74 (9.05%) C#
8 73 (8.92%) Bash Shell
9 48 (5.87%) PowerShell
10 45 (5.50%) TypeScript
11 44 (5.38%) ES6
12 43 (5.26%) Scala
13 38 (4.65%) Go
14 22 (2.69%) PHP
15 18 (2.20%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.96%) Perl
17 15 (1.83%) R
18 14 (1.71%) Groovy
19 13 (1.59%) C++
20 11 (1.34%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (4.03%) Security Cleared
2 28 (3.42%) Degree
3 25 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.34%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.22%) Master's Degree
5 10 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.86%) RHCE
7 5 (0.61%) CCNP
7 5 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.37%) CISSP
9 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.24%) CCIE
10 2 (0.24%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.24%) ISSMP
10 2 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.71%) QA
2 5 (0.61%) HIPAA
3 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.37%) GDPR
4 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.24%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.24%) FISMA
6 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.12%) PSD2
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 277 (33.86%) Docker
2 31 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.71%) HDFS
5 12 (1.47%) vSphere
6 7 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.73%) Varnish
8 5 (0.61%) XenApp
9 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.49%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.24%) Xen
11 1 (0.12%) etcd
11 1 (0.12%) Firmware
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 206 (25.18%) Kubernetes
2 200 (24.45%) Terraform
3 184 (22.49%) Ansible
4 107 (13.08%) Puppet
5 101 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (4.77%) Packer
7 31 (3.79%) Docker Swarm
8 19 (2.32%) Mesos
9 18 (2.20%) Prometheus
10 16 (1.96%) SCCM
11 15 (1.83%) Consul
12 14 (1.71%) Nagios
13 12 (1.47%) Grafana
13 12 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
14 11 (1.34%) Kibana
15 9 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
16 8 (0.98%) logstash
17 7 (0.86%) Marathon
18 6 (0.73%) Graphite
18 6 (0.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (10.39%) Oracle
2 84 (10.27%) Google
3 41 (5.01%) Microsoft
4 36 (4.40%) VMware
5 30 (3.67%) Splunk
6 24 (2.93%) New Relic
7 23 (2.81%) Cisco
8 22 (2.69%) Citrix
9 17 (2.08%) Cloudera
10 14 (1.71%) IBM
11 12 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.47%) Tableau
12 7 (0.86%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.86%) Hortonworks
12 7 (0.86%) Qualys
13 6 (0.73%) Adobe
13 6 (0.73%) Polycom
13 6 (0.73%) SAP
14 5 (0.61%) HP
14 5 (0.61%) NetApp