Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 10 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19 +12
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 797 766 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.94% 10.80% 6.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.44% 41.16% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 645 344
City of London median daily rate £550 £543 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% +7.96% +0.50%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £400
90th Percentile £675 £700 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £510
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £105.00 £32.00 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +228.13% +30.69% -
10th Percentile £102.50 £31.00 £23.11
90th Percentile £107.50 £52.60 £25.86
Central London median hourly rate £87.50 £33.50 £24.49
% change year-on-year +161.19% +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 2,187 1,861 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.77% 26.24% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,742 1,523 792
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £368 £355 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.22% +1.56%
10th Percentile £18.54 £18.50 £13.62
90th Percentile £50.63 £33.00 £31.15
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.46% +0.74%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 76 £525 -
Moorgate - 33 £500 -
Amazon AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 316 (39.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 284 (35.63%) DevOps
3 269 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
4 265 (33.25%) Python
5 255 (31.99%) Docker
6 222 (27.85%) Kubernetes
6 222 (27.85%) Finance
7 207 (25.97%) Java
8 185 (23.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 183 (22.96%) Microservices
10 182 (22.84%) Linux
11 168 (21.08%) Google
12 136 (17.06%) Big Data
13 127 (15.93%) Apache Spark
14 126 (15.81%) SQL
15 124 (15.56%) Terraform
16 121 (15.18%) TDD
17 114 (14.30%) Jenkins
17 114 (14.30%) Serverless
18 104 (13.05%) AWS Lambda
19 101 (12.67%) Migration
20 100 (12.55%) Git (software)
21 99 (12.42%) JavaScript
21 99 (12.42%) Kafka
22 96 (12.05%) Node.js
22 96 (12.05%) Ansible
23 93 (11.67%) Data Science
24 74 (9.28%) Spring
25 73 (9.16%) Scrum
26 70 (8.78%) Windows

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
1 127 (15.93%) Apache Spark
2 69 (8.66%) Apache
3 56 (7.03%) Apache Airflow
4 41 (5.14%) Confluence
5 39 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.38%) nginx
7 9 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.00%) IIS
8 8 (1.00%) SAS
8 8 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.88%) IBM Domino
9 7 (0.88%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.88%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.75%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.63%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.63%) CMS
11 5 (0.63%) JBoss
11 5 (0.63%) Jetty
12 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Mingle
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 316 (39.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 185 (23.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 114 (14.30%) Serverless
4 104 (13.05%) AWS Lambda
5 70 (8.78%) Amazon S3
6 55 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
7 45 (5.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 42 (5.27%) GitHub
9 38 (4.77%) Amazon ECS
10 36 (4.52%) Office 365
11 31 (3.89%) Amazon Kinesis
12 27 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 27 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 25 (3.14%) SaaS
14 24 (3.01%) Amazon EMR
15 21 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
16 20 (2.51%) PaaS
17 19 (2.38%) Route 53
18 17 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
18 17 (2.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.14%) DNS
2 29 (3.64%) Firewall
3 23 (2.89%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.01%) Internet
5 14 (1.76%) DHCP
5 14 (1.76%) Wireless
6 13 (1.63%) HTTP
6 13 (1.63%) Network Security
7 12 (1.51%) VPN
8 10 (1.25%) SSL
9 9 (1.13%) FTP
9 9 (1.13%) SMTP
9 9 (1.13%) WAN
10 8 (1.00%) LAN
10 8 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.88%) BGP
11 7 (0.88%) OSPF
12 5 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (0.63%) Skype
13 4 (0.50%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (17.06%) Big Data
2 64 (8.03%) Hadoop
2 64 (8.03%) PostgreSQL
3 58 (7.28%) MongoDB
3 58 (7.28%) NoSQL
4 44 (5.52%) Amazon RDS
5 42 (5.27%) MySQL
6 37 (4.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 37 (4.64%) Amazon Redshift
6 37 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 35 (4.39%) SQL Server
8 33 (4.14%) Apache Hive
9 32 (4.02%) Relational Database
10 29 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (3.64%) Redis
11 15 (1.88%) BigQuery
12 14 (1.76%) Amazon Athena
12 14 (1.76%) Data Lake
12 14 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 114 (14.30%) Jenkins
2 100 (12.55%) Git (software)
3 59 (7.40%) JIRA
4 23 (2.89%) CircleCI
5 22 (2.76%) Maven
6 21 (2.63%) gulp
6 21 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (2.38%) GitLab
7 19 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 17 (2.13%) Selenium
8 17 (2.13%) webpack
9 14 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.63%) Gatling
11 12 (1.51%) Gradle
11 12 (1.51%) Grunt
11 12 (1.51%) Travis CI
12 11 (1.38%) Mocha
13 8 (1.00%) JUnit
13 8 (1.00%) PostCSS
General
1 222 (27.85%) Finance
2 70 (8.78%) Banking
3 34 (4.27%) Retail
4 17 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.63%) Law
6 9 (1.13%) Games
7 8 (1.00%) Publishing
8 7 (0.88%) Marketing
9 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.75%) Front Office
10 4 (0.50%) Advertising
10 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Back Office
12 2 (0.25%) Billing
12 2 (0.25%) Legal
12 2 (0.25%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) International Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 211 (26.47%) Developer
2 135 (16.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 107 (13.43%) Data Engineer
4 104 (13.05%) AWS Engineer
5 94 (11.79%) Python Engineer
6 91 (11.42%) Architect
7 80 (10.04%) AWS DevOps
8 75 (9.41%) Java Developer
9 71 (8.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 60 (7.53%) Big Data Engineer
11 49 (6.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 47 (5.90%) Senior Developer
13 38 (4.77%) Python Developer
14 37 (4.64%) Cloud Engineer
15 34 (4.27%) AWS Developer
16 29 (3.64%) AWS Architect
17 26 (3.26%) Azure Engineer
18 25 (3.14%) Java Engineer
19 20 (2.51%) Azure DevOps
19 20 (2.51%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (12.42%) Kafka
2 96 (12.05%) Node.js
3 74 (9.28%) Spring
4 62 (7.78%) RESTful
5 60 (7.53%) React
6 59 (7.40%) PySpark
7 58 (7.28%) REST
8 56 (7.03%) Web Services
9 54 (6.78%) AngularJS
10 53 (6.65%) Spring Boot
11 51 (6.40%) HTML
12 50 (6.27%) CSS
13 45 (5.65%) .NET
14 31 (3.89%) Express
15 28 (3.51%) JSON
16 27 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
17 25 (3.14%) Django
18 24 (3.01%) koa
19 23 (2.89%) GraphQL
20 22 (2.76%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (3.39%) Algorithms
2 27 (3.39%) Cloud Native
2 27 (3.39%) Public Cloud
3 25 (3.14%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.26%) Data Structures
4 18 (2.26%) User Experience
5 16 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.01%) PKI
6 13 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.51%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.50%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 182 (22.84%) Linux
2 70 (8.78%) Windows
3 44 (5.52%) Unix
4 22 (2.76%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.63%) Android
7 12 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.00%) CentOS
8 8 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.63%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.50%) Debian
11 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.25%) Solaris
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Fedora
14 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (35.63%) DevOps
2 269 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (22.96%) Microservices
4 121 (15.18%) TDD
5 101 (12.67%) Migration
6 93 (11.67%) Data Science
7 73 (9.16%) Scrum
8 67 (8.41%) Software Engineering
9 66 (8.28%) Machine Learning
9 66 (8.28%) Mentoring
10 65 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (8.03%) BDD
11 64 (8.03%) Fintech
12 60 (7.53%) Coaching
13 58 (7.28%) Analytics
14 56 (7.03%) Data Engineering
15 55 (6.90%) Test Automation
16 51 (6.40%) Data Cleansing
17 49 (6.15%) Configuration Management
18 47 (5.90%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 265 (33.25%) Python
2 207 (25.97%) Java
3 126 (15.81%) SQL
4 99 (12.42%) JavaScript
5 67 (8.41%) Scala
6 48 (6.02%) Java 8
7 42 (5.27%) C#
7 42 (5.27%) ES6
7 42 (5.27%) TypeScript
8 39 (4.89%) Bash Shell
9 37 (4.64%) Ruby
10 36 (4.52%) PowerShell
11 31 (3.89%) Go
12 25 (3.14%) PHP
13 12 (1.51%) Perl
14 8 (1.00%) C++
14 8 (1.00%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.00%) R
14 8 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (4.14%) Security Cleared
2 29 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 26 (3.26%) Degree
4 15 (1.88%) AWS Certification
5 12 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.25%) CCIE
7 6 (0.75%) CISSP
7 6 (0.75%) RHCE
8 4 (0.50%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (0.38%) CHECK Team Member
9 3 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.38%) PMP
9 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.25%) CCSP
10 2 (0.25%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.51%) QA
2 7 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.50%) GDPR
4 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.13%) MiFID
6 1 (0.13%) NIST
6 1 (0.13%) PSD2
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 255 (31.99%) Docker
2 32 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (1.00%) HDFS
5 6 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.50%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.38%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.25%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.25%) etcd
9 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.25%) Varnish
9 2 (0.25%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) KVM
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 222 (27.85%) Kubernetes
2 124 (15.56%) Terraform
3 96 (12.05%) Ansible
4 49 (6.15%) Puppet
5 41 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.26%) Grafana
7 14 (1.76%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.63%) Mesos
9 12 (1.51%) Kibana
10 11 (1.38%) Marathon
11 10 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (1.13%) Istio
13 8 (1.00%) Graphite
13 8 (1.00%) logstash
13 8 (1.00%) SCCM
14 6 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.63%) Consul
15 5 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.63%) Packer
16 4 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 168 (21.08%) Google
2 58 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.89%) Splunk
4 20 (2.51%) Cisco
4 20 (2.51%) Oracle
4 20 (2.51%) VMware
5 15 (1.88%) Atlassian
6 14 (1.76%) Palo Alto
7 13 (1.63%) CheckPoint
8 12 (1.51%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.13%) Cloudera
10 9 (1.13%) New Relic
11 8 (1.00%) Tableau
12 7 (0.88%) Citrix
12 7 (0.88%) F5
12 7 (0.88%) Lotus
13 6 (0.75%) Meraki
14 5 (0.63%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.63%) Talend