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 3 months to 30 April 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 44 112
Rank change year-on-year +13 +68  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 197 132 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.15% 3.78% 1.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.73% 40.24% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 120 66
Median daily rate £500 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £386 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 461 328 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.40% 9.39% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 272 228
Median daily rate £500 £486 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.82% +14.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +0.74% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Median hourly rate £21.16 £20.50 £16.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.19% +23.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.49 £19.00 £15.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.76 £31.40 £17.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% -18.00%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 163 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (41.33%) DevOps
3 136 (36.27%) Java
4 126 (33.60%) Linux
5 117 (31.20%) Python
6 105 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (24.53%) Docker
8 86 (22.93%) Web Services
9 82 (21.87%) TDD
10 78 (20.80%) Microsoft Azure
11 76 (20.27%) Puppet
11 76 (20.27%) Finance
12 74 (19.73%) JavaScript
13 72 (19.20%) Ansible
14 64 (17.07%) Jenkins
15 60 (16.00%) Git (software)
16 58 (15.47%) E-Commerce
16 58 (15.47%) Scrum
17 53 (14.13%) SQL
18 50 (13.33%) BDD
19 49 (13.07%) AWS CloudFormation
20 46 (12.27%) AngularJS
20 46 (12.27%) MVC
21 45 (12.00%) HTML
21 45 (12.00%) Windows
22 44 (11.73%) Microservices
23 43 (11.47%) VMware
23 43 (11.47%) NoSQL
24 41 (10.93%) CSS
24 41 (10.93%) High Availability

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 31 (8.27%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (5.33%) Apache Spark
3 13 (3.47%) nginx
4 10 (2.67%) IIS
5 9 (2.40%) Apache
6 8 (2.13%) Apache Pig
6 8 (2.13%) Confluence
6 8 (2.13%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.80%) SAS
8 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.53%) CICS
9 2 (0.53%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.53%) CMS
9 2 (0.53%) Hubot
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.27%) IPython
10 1 (0.27%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.27%) Predix
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 78 (20.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (13.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 33 (8.80%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (5.33%) GitHub
5 19 (5.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (4.53%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (4.27%) Amazon S3
7 16 (4.27%) IaaS
7 16 (4.27%) PaaS
8 13 (3.47%) Office 365
9 12 (3.20%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (1.33%) SaaS
15 4 (1.07%) Akamai
15 4 (1.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (1.07%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.87%) HTTP
2 18 (4.80%) DNS
3 17 (4.53%) Firewall
4 10 (2.67%) Internet
5 8 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.87%) RTP
6 7 (1.87%) RTSP
7 6 (1.60%) MPLS
7 6 (1.60%) SAN
7 6 (1.60%) WAN
8 5 (1.33%) DHCP
8 5 (1.33%) DMARC
8 5 (1.33%) OSPF
8 5 (1.33%) SNMP
8 5 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.07%) BGP
9 4 (1.07%) EIGRP
9 4 (1.07%) HSRP
9 4 (1.07%) SSL
9 4 (1.07%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.47%) NoSQL
2 40 (10.67%) Hadoop
3 39 (10.40%) SQL Server
4 38 (10.13%) Big Data
5 32 (8.53%) MySQL
6 28 (7.47%) Apache Hive
6 28 (7.47%) MongoDB
7 22 (5.87%) Amazon RDS
8 21 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.20%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.93%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (2.67%) Redis
13 8 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.33%) HBase
14 5 (1.33%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.07%) BigQuery
15 4 (1.07%) Couchbase
15 4 (1.07%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 64 (17.07%) Jenkins
2 60 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.80%) JIRA
4 14 (3.73%) TeamCity
5 12 (3.20%) Grunt
5 12 (3.20%) gulp
6 11 (2.93%) IntelliJ
7 10 (2.67%) Jasmine
8 9 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.13%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.87%) Maven
11 5 (1.33%) Subversion
12 4 (1.07%) JUnit
12 4 (1.07%) Selenium
12 4 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.80%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 76 (20.27%) Finance
2 23 (6.13%) Banking
3 15 (4.00%) Marketing
4 14 (3.73%) Financial Institution
4 14 (3.73%) Retail
5 8 (2.13%) Advertising
6 4 (1.07%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.80%) Electronics
7 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.53%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (30.93%) Developer
2 89 (23.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (15.20%) AWS Engineer
4 52 (13.87%) Java Developer
5 47 (12.53%) AWS DevOps
6 36 (9.60%) Architect
7 34 (9.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 22 (5.87%) Cloud Engineer
9 20 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 20 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 19 (5.07%) Azure Engineer
11 17 (4.53%) AWS Architect
11 17 (4.53%) AWS Developer
12 16 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
13 14 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (3.47%) Data Engineer
15 12 (3.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 10 (2.67%) DevOps Architect
16 10 (2.67%) Java Engineer
17 9 (2.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (22.93%) Web Services
2 46 (12.27%) AngularJS
3 45 (12.00%) HTML
4 41 (10.93%) CSS
5 39 (10.40%) .NET
6 38 (10.13%) Node.js
7 32 (8.53%) Spring
8 31 (8.27%) React
9 27 (7.20%) REST
9 27 (7.20%) RESTful
10 22 (5.87%) jQuery
11 21 (5.60%) HTML5
12 20 (5.33%) Kafka
13 18 (4.80%) ASP.NET
14 17 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (4.53%) Dropwizard
15 15 (4.00%) Ajax
15 15 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (4.00%) J2EE
15 15 (4.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.87%) Public Cloud
2 14 (3.73%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.67%) User Experience
5 8 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.87%) MPEG
6 7 (1.87%) Streaming Video
7 6 (1.60%) Fintech
8 5 (1.33%) Clustering
9 4 (1.07%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.80%) NHS
10 3 (0.80%) PKI
10 3 (0.80%) Replication
11 2 (0.53%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 126 (33.60%) Linux
2 45 (12.00%) Windows
3 30 (8.00%) Unix
4 18 (4.80%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.20%) CentOS
7 10 (2.67%) Android
8 8 (2.13%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.87%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.33%) Solaris
11 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.80%) AIX
12 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.27%) Debian
14 1 (0.27%) Fedora
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (41.33%) DevOps
3 105 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 82 (21.87%) TDD
5 58 (15.47%) E-Commerce
5 58 (15.47%) Scrum
6 50 (13.33%) BDD
7 46 (12.27%) MVC
8 44 (11.73%) Microservices
9 41 (10.93%) High Availability
10 40 (10.67%) Migration
11 33 (8.80%) Pair Programming
12 32 (8.53%) Kanban
13 29 (7.73%) Open Source
14 28 (7.47%) Configuration Management
15 27 (7.20%) Automated Testing
16 26 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
17 23 (6.13%) Continuous Deployment
18 21 (5.60%) Web Development
19 20 (5.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 136 (36.27%) Java
2 117 (31.20%) Python
3 74 (19.73%) JavaScript
4 53 (14.13%) SQL
5 40 (10.67%) Ruby
6 37 (9.87%) Scala
7 36 (9.60%) Bash Shell
8 30 (8.00%) Perl
9 26 (6.93%) C#
10 23 (6.13%) PowerShell
11 15 (4.00%) Go
11 15 (4.00%) Groovy
12 11 (2.93%) PHP
13 9 (2.40%) R
14 7 (1.87%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.60%) ES6
16 4 (1.07%) C
17 3 (0.80%) C++
18 2 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
19 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.40%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.60%) Degree
5 5 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.07%) CCNP
7 2 (0.53%) CISSP
7 2 (0.53%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.53%) RHCE
7 2 (0.53%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.27%) CCA
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) CEH
8 1 (0.27%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.27%) CISMP
8 1 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.27%) MCSD
8 1 (0.27%) MCSE
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.80%) QA
2 6 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) SAS 70
System Software
1 92 (24.53%) Docker
2 19 (5.07%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.07%) vCloud
5 3 (0.80%) HDFS
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.80%) vSphere
6 2 (0.53%) Corosync
6 2 (0.53%) LXC
6 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.27%) Ceph
7 1 (0.27%) Gluster
7 1 (0.27%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.27%) iptables
7 1 (0.27%) NFS
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.27%) Xen
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (20.27%) Puppet
2 72 (19.20%) Ansible
3 41 (10.93%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (8.80%) Terraform
5 25 (6.67%) Kubernetes
6 11 (2.93%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (1.87%) HAProxy
7 7 (1.87%) logstash
8 5 (1.33%) Nagios
9 4 (1.07%) Grafana
9 4 (1.07%) Graphite
9 4 (1.07%) Mesos
10 3 (0.80%) Kibana
10 3 (0.80%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.80%) Salt
10 3 (0.80%) SCCM
10 3 (0.80%) SCOM
10 3 (0.80%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.53%) Dollar Universe
11 2 (0.53%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 43 (11.47%) VMware
2 26 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.33%) Red Hat
4 18 (4.80%) Oracle
5 17 (4.53%) Google
6 16 (4.27%) New Relic
7 12 (3.20%) Splunk
8 11 (2.93%) Cisco
9 8 (2.13%) Citrix
10 7 (1.87%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.87%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.87%) Brightcove
10 7 (1.87%) IBM
11 6 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.60%) HP
12 5 (1.33%) Blue Coat
12 5 (1.33%) SAP
12 5 (1.33%) Tableau
13 4 (1.07%) F5
13 4 (1.07%) Hortonworks
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 600 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Expenses Paid
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago