Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 34 102
Rank change year-on-year +12 +68 +54
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 551 382 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.71% 5.85% 2.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.22% 42.92% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 338 158
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £406 £356
90th Percentile £669 £625 £654
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 - -
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 - -

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 1246 890 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.44% 13.62% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 738 438
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.61% +3.25%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £263
90th Percentile £650 £616 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £441
% change year-on-year - +13.51% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 4
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +51.42% +18.54%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.61 £20.60
90th Percentile £30.75 £52.49 £26.86
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.46 £22.00
% change year-on-year -34.45% +24.82% +12.82%

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 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily 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 16 December 2017. 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 - 8 £550 - 1
Amazon AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 245 (44.46%) DevOps
2 234 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (36.12%) Java
4 174 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 170 (30.85%) Python
6 150 (27.22%) Linux
7 146 (26.50%) Docker
8 132 (23.96%) Ansible
9 129 (23.41%) TDD
10 122 (22.14%) Jenkins
11 117 (21.23%) Web Services
11 117 (21.23%) Finance
12 114 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
13 107 (19.42%) JavaScript
14 97 (17.60%) Git (software)
15 93 (16.88%) Windows
16 89 (16.15%) Microservices
17 87 (15.79%) Puppet
18 82 (14.88%) SQL
19 80 (14.52%) Terraform
20 73 (13.25%) Ruby
21 71 (12.89%) Kubernetes
21 71 (12.89%) REST
22 70 (12.70%) Banking
23 68 (12.34%) React
24 67 (12.16%) Software Engineering
25 66 (11.98%) MongoDB
25 66 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
26 61 (11.07%) E-Commerce
26 61 (11.07%) Scrum

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 42 (7.62%) Apache Spark
2 32 (5.81%) Apache
2 32 (5.81%) Tomcat
3 25 (4.54%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (3.09%) nginx
5 14 (2.54%) OpenStack
6 13 (2.36%) Confluence
7 12 (2.18%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (1.81%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.27%) IIS
10 5 (0.91%) Jetty
11 4 (0.73%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.54%) Mule
12 3 (0.54%) SAS
13 2 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.36%) JBoss
13 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 174 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (9.80%) GitHub
3 50 (9.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 46 (8.35%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (5.63%) Serverless
6 29 (5.26%) PaaS
7 27 (4.90%) Amazon S3
8 26 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (4.72%) IaaS
9 25 (4.54%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (3.99%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (3.27%) SaaS
12 17 (3.09%) Route 53
13 16 (2.90%) Heroku
14 15 (2.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (2.54%) Bluemix
15 14 (2.54%) IBM Cloud
15 14 (2.54%) OpenShift
16 13 (2.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 12 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.63%) HTTP
2 29 (5.26%) DNS
2 29 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.36%) Firewall
4 21 (3.81%) SSL
5 10 (1.81%) FTP
5 10 (1.81%) LDAP
6 8 (1.45%) Internet
7 7 (1.27%) Network Security
7 7 (1.27%) SAN
8 6 (1.09%) VPN
9 5 (0.91%) VPLS
9 5 (0.91%) WAN
10 4 (0.73%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.73%) LAN
10 4 (0.73%) MPLS
11 3 (0.54%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.54%) NAS
12 2 (0.36%) SSH
12 2 (0.36%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.98%) MongoDB
2 58 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 56 (10.16%) NoSQL
4 54 (9.80%) Big Data
5 41 (7.44%) Hadoop
6 33 (5.99%) MySQL
7 25 (4.54%) Apache Hive
8 23 (4.17%) SQL Server
9 22 (3.99%) Redis
10 21 (3.81%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
12 17 (3.09%) Sqoop
13 15 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (2.54%) Oracle ODI
15 12 (2.18%) Neo4j
15 12 (2.18%) Relational Database
16 10 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.81%) HBase
17 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 122 (22.14%) Jenkins
2 97 (17.60%) Git (software)
3 39 (7.08%) TeamCity
4 35 (6.35%) gulp
5 27 (4.90%) Grunt
6 24 (4.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (3.99%) JIRA
7 22 (3.99%) Maven
8 16 (2.90%) Gradle
8 16 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 15 (2.72%) IntelliJ
9 15 (2.72%) webpack
10 14 (2.54%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.36%) GitLab
11 13 (2.36%) JUnit
11 13 (2.36%) Subversion
11 13 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (2.18%) Jasmine
13 11 (2.00%) TestNG
14 10 (1.81%) NUnit
General
1 117 (21.23%) Finance
2 70 (12.70%) Banking
3 19 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 16 (2.90%) Retail
5 13 (2.36%) Publishing
6 10 (1.81%) Marketing
7 9 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.27%) Law
10 6 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.91%) Advertising
12 3 (0.54%) Retail Finance
13 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Local Government
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.18%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) Legal
14 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (36.66%) Developer
2 134 (24.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 90 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 87 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
5 77 (13.97%) AWS DevOps
6 65 (11.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 57 (10.34%) AWS Developer
8 35 (6.35%) Architect
9 28 (5.08%) .NET Developer
10 26 (4.72%) Senior Developer
11 25 (4.54%) Cloud Engineer
12 22 (3.99%) Agile Developer
12 22 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 21 (3.81%) Python Developer
14 19 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
14 19 (3.45%) Data Engineer
14 19 (3.45%) Java Engineer
15 18 (3.27%) Senior DevOps
16 17 (3.09%) Cloud Developer
16 17 (3.09%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (21.23%) Web Services
2 71 (12.89%) REST
3 68 (12.34%) React
4 59 (10.71%) Node.js
5 55 (9.98%) CSS
6 53 (9.62%) HTML
7 51 (9.26%) RESTful
8 50 (9.07%) AngularJS
9 46 (8.35%) .NET
10 45 (8.17%) Kafka
11 43 (7.80%) HTML5
12 42 (7.62%) Dropwizard
13 40 (7.26%) Spring
14 32 (5.81%) Spring Boot
15 29 (5.26%) JSON
16 28 (5.08%) SOAP
17 22 (3.99%) XML
18 21 (3.81%) Sass
19 20 (3.63%) Redux
20 17 (3.09%) Hystrix
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (3.99%) Fintech
3 20 (3.63%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.63%) User Experience
4 17 (3.09%) Algorithms
4 17 (3.09%) Data Structures
4 17 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.18%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.18%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.27%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.09%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.91%) PKI
11 5 (0.91%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.73%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.73%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 150 (27.22%) Linux
2 93 (16.88%) Windows
3 48 (8.71%) Unix
4 41 (7.44%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.90%) Ubuntu
7 14 (2.54%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.54%) CentOS
7 14 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.36%) Android
9 10 (1.81%) Debian
10 8 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.91%) DC/OS
12 4 (0.73%) AIX
13 2 (0.36%) Solaris
14 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.18%) Fedora
14 1 (0.18%) SUSE
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (44.46%) DevOps
2 234 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (23.41%) TDD
4 114 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 89 (16.15%) Microservices
6 67 (12.16%) Software Engineering
7 61 (11.07%) E-Commerce
7 61 (11.07%) Scrum
8 57 (10.34%) BDD
9 55 (9.98%) Configuration Management
10 50 (9.07%) Test Automation
11 49 (8.89%) MVC
12 47 (8.53%) Open Source
13 44 (7.99%) Migration
14 41 (7.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 38 (6.90%) Pair Programming
16 36 (6.53%) Domain-Driven Design
17 29 (5.26%) Kanban
18 28 (5.08%) SOA
18 28 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 199 (36.12%) Java
2 170 (30.85%) Python
3 107 (19.42%) JavaScript
4 82 (14.88%) SQL
5 73 (13.25%) Ruby
6 59 (10.71%) C#
7 47 (8.53%) PowerShell
8 44 (7.99%) Bash Shell
9 40 (7.26%) Scala
10 29 (5.26%) Groovy
11 28 (5.08%) ES6
12 24 (4.36%) TypeScript
13 17 (3.09%) Perl
14 14 (2.54%) Go
15 11 (2.00%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.81%) R
17 9 (1.63%) PL/SQL
18 8 (1.45%) GraphQL
18 8 (1.45%) PHP
18 8 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.63%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.27%) Degree
4 11 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.81%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (0.73%) CCNA
8 4 (0.73%) CCSP
8 4 (0.73%) CISM
8 4 (0.73%) CISSP
9 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.54%) MCSA
9 3 (0.54%) MCSE
9 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.36%) MCTS
10 2 (0.36%) RHCE
11 1 (0.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.17%) QA
2 7 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.27%) GCP
3 5 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.73%) GDPR
5 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 146 (26.50%) Docker
2 19 (3.45%) HDFS
3 17 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.09%) Apache Flume
4 11 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.73%) Varnish
6 4 (0.73%) vCloud
7 3 (0.54%) etcd
7 3 (0.54%) KVM
7 3 (0.54%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.36%) Firmware
8 2 (0.36%) RHEV
8 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.18%) vSphere
9 1 (0.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 132 (23.96%) Ansible
2 87 (15.79%) Puppet
3 80 (14.52%) Terraform
4 71 (12.89%) Kubernetes
5 66 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (3.63%) Oozie
7 16 (2.90%) Hadoop YARN
8 14 (2.54%) Ambari
8 14 (2.54%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (2.36%) Mesos
10 12 (2.18%) Packer
11 9 (1.63%) Nagios
12 8 (1.45%) Salt
13 6 (1.09%) Kibana
14 5 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
14 5 (0.91%) logstash
15 4 (0.73%) Consul
15 4 (0.73%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.73%) ZABBIX
16 3 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.08%) Oracle
3 34 (6.17%) VMware
4 30 (5.44%) Google
4 30 (5.44%) New Relic
5 23 (4.17%) Tableau
6 19 (3.45%) IBM
7 18 (3.27%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.00%) Citrix
9 10 (1.81%) Cisco
10 9 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.45%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.27%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.27%) Facebook
12 7 (1.27%) Splunk
13 6 (1.09%) Cloudera
14 5 (0.91%) Apple
15 4 (0.73%) ServiceNow
16 3 (0.54%) Hortonworks
16 3 (0.54%) Rackspace