Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 28 41
Rank change year-on-year +19 +13 +83
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 818 447 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.66% 6.75% 5.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.29% 43.95% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 371 298
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.25% +9.16%
10th Percentile £425 £406 £406
90th Percentile £688 £638 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £519 £500
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.49 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.69% - -
Central London median hourly rate £33.50 £24.49 -
% change year-on-year +36.82% - -

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 1,767 1,017 796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.19% 15.35% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,435 793 661
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £357 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -
10th Percentile £16.01 £12.39 £18.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £31.15 £37.40
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -19.46%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +5 48 £550 -
Amazon AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 382 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (35.33%) DevOps
3 283 (34.60%) Java
4 277 (33.86%) Docker
5 255 (31.17%) Python
6 247 (30.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 229 (28.00%) Linux
8 217 (26.53%) Jenkins
9 196 (23.96%) TDD
10 188 (22.98%) Kubernetes
11 175 (21.39%) Git (software)
12 162 (19.80%) Ansible
13 159 (19.44%) Terraform
14 148 (18.09%) Microservices
15 139 (16.99%) JavaScript
16 137 (16.75%) Finance
17 134 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
18 123 (15.04%) Ruby
19 122 (14.91%) Node.js
20 115 (14.06%) REST
21 112 (13.69%) Puppet
22 105 (12.84%) Test Automation
23 104 (12.71%) Scrum
24 103 (12.59%) E-Commerce
25 102 (12.47%) SQL
26 100 (12.22%) Web Services
27 95 (11.61%) Bash Shell
28 93 (11.37%) NoSQL
29 92 (11.25%) MongoDB
30 90 (11.00%) 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 72 (8.80%) Apache Spark
2 56 (6.85%) Apache
3 48 (5.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 39 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (2.57%) Confluence
6 19 (2.32%) Tomcat
7 17 (2.08%) nginx
8 14 (1.71%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.47%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (1.22%) Apache Pig
10 10 (1.22%) CMS
11 9 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.73%) IIS
14 5 (0.61%) Drupal
14 5 (0.61%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.24%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.24%) JBoss
15 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 14 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.61%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 247 (30.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (11.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 87 (10.64%) Amazon S3
4 77 (9.41%) Amazon EC2
5 67 (8.19%) Heroku
6 59 (7.21%) GitHub
7 58 (7.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 48 (5.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 47 (5.75%) Serverless
10 45 (5.50%) AWS Lambda
11 43 (5.26%) PaaS
12 35 (4.28%) Cloud Computing
13 34 (4.16%) IaaS
14 33 (4.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 29 (3.55%) Route 53
16 28 (3.42%) SaaS
17 24 (2.93%) npm
18 23 (2.81%) Amazon ELB
19 22 (2.69%) CloudFront
19 22 (2.69%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.72%) DNS
2 51 (6.23%) HTTP
3 49 (5.99%) SSL
3 49 (5.99%) TCP/IP
4 35 (4.28%) FTP
5 33 (4.03%) Firewall
6 16 (1.96%) VPN
7 14 (1.71%) LAN
7 14 (1.71%) WAN
8 11 (1.34%) Internet
8 11 (1.34%) MPLS
9 9 (1.10%) Network Security
10 7 (0.86%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.86%) WLAN
11 6 (0.73%) SAN
12 5 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (0.61%) SSH
13 4 (0.49%) DHCP
14 3 (0.37%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.37%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (11.37%) NoSQL
2 92 (11.25%) MongoDB
3 79 (9.66%) Big Data
4 68 (8.31%) Hadoop
5 56 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 53 (6.48%) MySQL
6 53 (6.48%) SQL Server
7 50 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (5.38%) Redis
9 37 (4.52%) Amazon RDS
9 37 (4.52%) Apache Hive
10 34 (4.16%) Amazon Redshift
11 28 (3.42%) Relational Database
12 17 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.96%) Blockchain
13 16 (1.96%) Impala
14 15 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (1.71%) Sqoop
16 10 (1.22%) Power BI
17 9 (1.10%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 217 (26.53%) Jenkins
2 175 (21.39%) Git (software)
3 79 (9.66%) Maven
4 62 (7.58%) GitLab
5 44 (5.38%) Gradle
6 39 (4.77%) JIRA
7 36 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
8 30 (3.67%) TeamCity
9 28 (3.42%) SonarQube
10 26 (3.18%) gulp
11 24 (2.93%) Cucumber
11 24 (2.93%) Gerrit
12 23 (2.81%) Ant
12 23 (2.81%) JUnit
13 19 (2.32%) Octopus Deploy
13 19 (2.32%) Selenium
14 16 (1.96%) CircleCI
15 15 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (1.71%) Mockito
17 13 (1.59%) webpack
General
1 137 (16.75%) Finance
2 70 (8.56%) Banking
3 29 (3.55%) Retail
4 20 (2.44%) Front Office
5 15 (1.83%) Advertising
5 15 (1.83%) Marketing
6 12 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.34%) Law
7 11 (1.34%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.10%) Games
9 7 (0.86%) Back Office
10 5 (0.61%) Electronics
10 5 (0.61%) German Language
10 5 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
11 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.49%) Publishing
12 3 (0.37%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 301 (36.80%) Developer
2 181 (22.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 107 (13.08%) Java Developer
4 98 (11.98%) AWS Engineer
5 71 (8.68%) Architect
6 67 (8.19%) AWS DevOps
7 59 (7.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 55 (6.72%) Senior Developer
9 51 (6.23%) Senior DevOps
10 48 (5.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 41 (5.01%) AWS Developer
11 41 (5.01%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 38 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
12 38 (4.65%) Data Engineer
13 31 (3.79%) Python Developer
14 26 (3.18%) Platform Engineer
15 24 (2.93%) C# Developer
15 24 (2.93%) Lead Developer
15 24 (2.93%) Technical Leader
16 23 (2.81%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (14.91%) Node.js
2 115 (14.06%) REST
3 100 (12.22%) Web Services
4 87 (10.64%) Spring
5 73 (8.92%) .NET
6 71 (8.68%) AngularJS
7 65 (7.95%) HTML
7 65 (7.95%) Kafka
7 65 (7.95%) RESTful
8 63 (7.70%) Spring Boot
9 61 (7.46%) CSS
10 58 (7.09%) React
11 55 (6.72%) OAuth
12 51 (6.23%) SOAP
13 46 (5.62%) HTML5
14 41 (5.01%) Dropwizard
15 40 (4.89%) OAuth2
16 36 (4.40%) JSON
17 35 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
18 32 (3.91%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.56%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (7.21%) Fintech
3 31 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.67%) iPad
5 29 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 26 (3.18%) Data Centre
7 23 (2.81%) Public Cloud
8 22 (2.69%) Cloud Native
9 21 (2.57%) User Experience
10 20 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (2.32%) Virtual Team
12 18 (2.20%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.96%) Computer Science
14 14 (1.71%) Wiki
15 12 (1.47%) Data Structures
16 10 (1.22%) Credit Risk
16 10 (1.22%) Fixed Income
17 8 (0.98%) Hedge funds
17 8 (0.98%) Private Cloud
18 6 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 229 (28.00%) Linux
2 84 (10.27%) Windows
3 60 (7.33%) Unix
4 23 (2.81%) Android
5 22 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.57%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.96%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.59%) CentOS
9 12 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.37%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.24%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.12%) Debian
15 1 (0.12%) Solaris
15 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (35.33%) DevOps
3 196 (23.96%) TDD
4 148 (18.09%) Microservices
5 134 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
6 105 (12.84%) Test Automation
7 104 (12.71%) Scrum
8 103 (12.59%) E-Commerce
9 88 (10.76%) Migration
10 83 (10.15%) Configuration Management
11 75 (9.17%) Software Engineering
12 72 (8.80%) BDD
12 72 (8.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 56 (6.85%) ETL
14 48 (5.87%) Analytics
15 45 (5.50%) Deployment Automation
15 45 (5.50%) Pair Programming
16 42 (5.13%) MVC
16 42 (5.13%) Open Source
17 38 (4.65%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 283 (34.60%) Java
2 255 (31.17%) Python
3 139 (16.99%) JavaScript
4 123 (15.04%) Ruby
5 102 (12.47%) SQL
6 95 (11.61%) Bash Shell
7 79 (9.66%) Java 8
8 76 (9.29%) C#
9 47 (5.75%) TypeScript
10 45 (5.50%) Go
11 43 (5.26%) Groovy
12 39 (4.77%) Scala
13 38 (4.65%) PowerShell
14 37 (4.52%) ES6
15 29 (3.55%) Shell Script
16 18 (2.20%) PHP
17 17 (2.08%) C++
18 16 (1.96%) R
19 14 (1.71%) Perl
20 13 (1.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (4.16%) Security Cleared
2 25 (3.06%) Degree
3 23 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.96%) AWS Certification
5 9 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.98%) CISSP
7 7 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.86%) CISM
7 7 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.61%) CCNA
8 5 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.49%) CCNP
10 3 (0.37%) CEH
10 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.37%) RHCE
10 3 (0.37%) SANS
11 2 (0.24%) CCSA
11 2 (0.24%) MCSE
11 2 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.72%) GCP
2 19 (2.32%) QA
3 8 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.37%) GDPR
5 3 (0.37%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) FISMA
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 277 (33.86%) Docker
2 28 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.18%) HDFS
3 26 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.98%) vSphere
6 7 (0.86%) Varnish
6 7 (0.86%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.37%) NFS
7 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.37%) Xen
8 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.24%) iptables
8 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.24%) XenApp
8 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.12%) KVM
9 1 (0.12%) pfSense
9 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 188 (22.98%) Kubernetes
2 162 (19.80%) Ansible
3 159 (19.44%) Terraform
4 112 (13.69%) Puppet
5 79 (9.66%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (5.26%) Mesos
7 34 (4.16%) Docker Swarm
8 28 (3.42%) Consul
9 25 (3.06%) Prometheus
10 22 (2.69%) Packer
11 16 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
12 13 (1.59%) Grafana
13 11 (1.34%) Marathon
14 10 (1.22%) Kibana
14 10 (1.22%) Nagios
15 9 (1.10%) Salt
16 8 (0.98%) SCCM
16 8 (0.98%) Sysdig
16 8 (0.98%) ZABBIX
17 5 (0.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 72 (8.80%) Google
2 50 (6.11%) Oracle
3 38 (4.65%) Splunk
4 35 (4.28%) VMware
5 33 (4.03%) IBM
6 31 (3.79%) Microsoft
7 30 (3.67%) New Relic
8 22 (2.69%) Cloudera
9 21 (2.57%) Cisco
10 14 (1.71%) Apigee
10 14 (1.71%) Citrix
10 14 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.59%) Tableau
12 10 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.10%) Adobe
13 9 (1.10%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.98%) AppDynamics
15 7 (0.86%) Dell
15 7 (0.86%) SaltStack
16 6 (0.73%) SAP