Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 19 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 +16 +36
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 775 619 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.44% 8.75% 5.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.77% 40.70% 39.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 526 304
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £436 £425 £400
90th Percentile £677 £675 £634
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £513
% change year-on-year - +7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £49.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.65% - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.50 £49.75 -
% change year-on-year +5.53% - -

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 1,901 1,521 877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 28.05% 21.50% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,497 1,237 719
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £359 £325 £350
90th Percentile £675 £655 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 6
City of London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +11.42% -21.96%
10th Percentile £12.21 £11.25 £13.95
90th Percentile £24.88 £50.35 £22.91
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £20.00 £15.98
% change year-on-year -5.60% +25.16% -20.10%

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 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
London Bridge -6 87 £550 -
Moorgate - 40 £550 -
Amazon AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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.

1 344 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (36.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 280 (36.13%) Java
4 275 (35.48%) DevOps
5 265 (34.19%) Docker
6 231 (29.81%) Microservices
7 219 (28.26%) Finance
8 218 (28.13%) Kubernetes
9 215 (27.74%) Python
10 178 (22.97%) Terraform
11 169 (21.81%) TDD
12 156 (20.13%) Linux
13 149 (19.23%) Ansible
14 137 (17.68%) Jenkins
15 130 (16.77%) Git (software)
16 118 (15.23%) JavaScript
17 115 (14.84%) Spring
18 114 (14.71%) SQL
18 114 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
19 108 (13.94%) Google
20 104 (13.42%) Serverless
21 99 (12.77%) NoSQL
22 97 (12.52%) Node.js
23 96 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
23 96 (12.39%) Spring Boot
24 87 (11.23%) Big Data
25 82 (10.58%) AWS Lambda
26 81 (10.45%) Puppet
27 80 (10.32%) Java 8
28 79 (10.19%) Opscode Chef

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 67 (8.65%) Apache Spark
2 43 (5.55%) Apache
3 42 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 35 (4.52%) WebSphere
6 34 (4.39%) OpenStack
7 31 (4.00%) WebLogic
8 30 (3.87%) Apache Airflow
9 21 (2.71%) Confluence
10 14 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (1.42%) MS Exchange
12 9 (1.16%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.90%) nginx
14 6 (0.77%) IIS
14 6 (0.77%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.65%) CMS
16 4 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.52%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) Mingle
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.13%) Actimize
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 281 (36.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 104 (13.42%) Serverless
4 82 (10.58%) AWS Lambda
5 47 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (5.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 41 (5.29%) Amazon S3
8 35 (4.52%) SaaS
9 31 (4.00%) PaaS
10 29 (3.74%) Office 365
11 27 (3.48%) Heroku
12 25 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 22 (2.84%) Amazon Kinesis
14 19 (2.45%) Datadog
15 18 (2.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 17 (2.19%) GitHub
16 17 (2.19%) IaaS
17 16 (2.06%) Amazon EMR
18 15 (1.94%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.32%) DNS
2 28 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 26 (3.35%) HTTP
4 20 (2.58%) SSL
5 18 (2.32%) Firewall
5 18 (2.32%) FTP
6 17 (2.19%) VPN
7 12 (1.55%) Network Security
8 11 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (1.29%) DHCP
10 8 (1.03%) BGP
10 8 (1.03%) OSPF
11 6 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.77%) IPsec
11 6 (0.77%) LAN
11 6 (0.77%) WAN
11 6 (0.77%) Wireless
12 4 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (0.52%) Skype
13 3 (0.39%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (12.77%) NoSQL
2 87 (11.23%) Big Data
3 75 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 66 (8.52%) MySQL
4 66 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 51 (6.58%) Redis
7 41 (5.29%) Hadoop
8 31 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
9 28 (3.61%) SQL Server
10 25 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 25 (3.23%) Riak
11 21 (2.71%) Amazon Redshift
12 18 (2.32%) Relational Database
13 16 (2.06%) Apache Hive
13 16 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
16 9 (1.16%) Power BI
17 8 (1.03%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 137 (17.68%) Jenkins
2 130 (16.77%) Git (software)
3 51 (6.58%) Maven
4 37 (4.77%) JIRA
5 36 (4.65%) NUnit
6 35 (4.52%) MSTest
7 28 (3.61%) gulp
8 24 (3.10%) GitLab
9 22 (2.84%) TeamCity
10 21 (2.71%) Gradle
11 20 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
12 19 (2.45%) CircleCI
13 15 (1.94%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.94%) Selenium
13 15 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
14 14 (1.81%) Gatling
15 13 (1.68%) JUnit
15 13 (1.68%) Mockito
15 13 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
16 12 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 219 (28.26%) Finance
2 74 (9.55%) Banking
3 23 (2.97%) Retail
4 17 (2.19%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.68%) Front Office
6 12 (1.55%) Law
7 8 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.90%) Marketing
8 7 (0.90%) Publishing
9 4 (0.52%) Advertising
10 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 2 (0.26%) Back Office
11 2 (0.26%) Games
11 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 283 (36.52%) Developer
2 146 (18.84%) Java Developer
3 138 (17.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 97 (12.52%) Senior Developer
5 87 (11.23%) AWS Engineer
6 73 (9.42%) AWS DevOps
7 64 (8.26%) Architect
8 63 (8.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 56 (7.23%) Senior Java Developer
10 54 (6.97%) Data Engineer
11 53 (6.84%) AWS Developer
12 43 (5.55%) Python Engineer
13 38 (4.90%) Big Data Engineer
14 32 (4.13%) Cloud Engineer
15 29 (3.74%) Senior DevOps
16 26 (3.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 25 (3.23%) .NET Developer
18 23 (2.97%) Java Engineer
18 23 (2.97%) React Developer
19 22 (2.84%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (14.84%) Spring
2 97 (12.52%) Node.js
3 96 (12.39%) Spring Boot
4 73 (9.42%) RESTful
5 70 (9.03%) Kafka
6 66 (8.52%) HTML
6 66 (8.52%) REST
7 65 (8.39%) .NET
8 61 (7.87%) CSS
9 60 (7.74%) React
10 54 (6.97%) Web Services
11 48 (6.19%) AngularJS
12 34 (4.39%) PySpark
13 31 (4.00%) Hibernate
14 29 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
15 28 (3.61%) JSON
15 28 (3.61%) OAuth
16 27 (3.48%) SOAP
17 26 (3.35%) HTML5
18 25 (3.23%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (6.32%) Fintech
3 45 (5.81%) Cloud Native
4 30 (3.87%) Algorithms
5 27 (3.48%) Public Cloud
6 21 (2.71%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (2.06%) User Experience
9 15 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (0.90%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.77%) PKI
13 5 (0.65%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.65%) Derivative
13 5 (0.65%) Equities
13 5 (0.65%) iPad
14 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.52%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 156 (20.13%) Linux
2 65 (8.39%) Windows
3 34 (4.39%) Unix
4 31 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.29%) Android
7 8 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.65%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.52%) Mesosphere
11 3 (0.39%) CentOS
11 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (35.48%) DevOps
3 231 (29.81%) Microservices
4 169 (21.81%) TDD
5 96 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 71 (9.16%) Migration
8 63 (8.13%) Software Engineering
9 62 (8.00%) Scrum
10 59 (7.61%) Test Automation
11 58 (7.48%) Data Science
12 55 (7.10%) E-Commerce
13 52 (6.71%) BDD
14 50 (6.45%) Open Source
15 48 (6.19%) Machine Learning
15 48 (6.19%) OO
16 42 (5.42%) Coaching
16 42 (5.42%) Deployment Automation
17 41 (5.29%) Analytics
18 39 (5.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 280 (36.13%) Java
2 215 (27.74%) Python
3 118 (15.23%) JavaScript
4 114 (14.71%) SQL
5 80 (10.32%) Java 8
6 62 (8.00%) C#
7 53 (6.84%) ES6
8 49 (6.32%) TypeScript
9 48 (6.19%) Bash Shell
10 44 (5.68%) PowerShell
11 41 (5.29%) Scala
12 35 (4.52%) Go
13 34 (4.39%) Ruby
14 26 (3.35%) PHP
15 10 (1.29%) Perl
16 9 (1.16%) Kotlin
17 8 (1.03%) C++
18 7 (0.90%) ES7
18 7 (0.90%) R
19 6 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 36 (4.65%) Degree
3 32 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.68%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.55%) AWS Certification
5 12 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.03%) RHCE
8 6 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.65%) CCIE
9 5 (0.65%) CCNP
9 5 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.39%) CISSP
11 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.39%) PhD
12 2 (0.26%) CSSLP
12 2 (0.26%) ISSMP
12 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.55%) QA
2 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.65%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.52%) GDPR
4 4 (0.52%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.26%) MiFID
6 2 (0.26%) PSD2
6 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) FATCA
7 1 (0.13%) FISMA
7 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 265 (34.19%) Docker
2 34 (4.39%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (1.03%) vSphere
7 4 (0.52%) HDFS
8 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.39%) Xen
9 2 (0.26%) etcd
9 2 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.26%) XenApp
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.13%) Varnish
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 218 (28.13%) Kubernetes
2 178 (22.97%) Terraform
3 149 (19.23%) Ansible
4 81 (10.45%) Puppet
5 79 (10.19%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.45%) Docker Swarm
7 17 (2.19%) Packer
7 17 (2.19%) SCCM
8 12 (1.55%) Istio
9 11 (1.42%) Mesos
10 10 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (1.16%) Kibana
12 7 (0.90%) Consul
12 7 (0.90%) Grafana
12 7 (0.90%) logstash
13 5 (0.65%) Marathon
13 5 (0.65%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.52%) Rundeck
14 4 (0.52%) SCOM
15 3 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (13.94%) Google
2 56 (7.23%) Oracle
3 50 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 36 (4.65%) Splunk
5 33 (4.26%) VMware
6 18 (2.32%) Citrix
7 16 (2.06%) Cisco
8 12 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.42%) New Relic
9 11 (1.42%) Tableau
10 9 (1.16%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.16%) hybris
11 7 (0.90%) Cloudera
11 7 (0.90%) F5
11 7 (0.90%) Hortonworks
11 7 (0.90%) Qualys
12 6 (0.77%) IBM
12 6 (0.77%) Palo Alto
12 6 (0.77%) Perforce
12 6 (0.77%) SolarWinds