Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 27 37
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10 +71
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 783 492 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.19% 7.16% 5.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.72% 44.73% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 418 337
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £412
90th Percentile £687 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 1,751 1,100 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.01% 16.02% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,438 881 724
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £344 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 4
City of London median hourly rate £18.10 £18.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% -36.84% +17.62%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.90 £18.51
90th Percentile £24.68 £30.96 £50.31
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.72% -48.57% +44.45%

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 19 October 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
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 19 October 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 -1 60 £550 -
Moorgate - 15 £550 -
Amazon AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 379 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (36.40%) Java
3 281 (35.89%) DevOps
4 280 (35.76%) Docker
5 241 (30.78%) Python
6 220 (28.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 203 (25.93%) TDD
8 197 (25.16%) Linux
9 193 (24.65%) Kubernetes
10 190 (24.27%) Jenkins
11 176 (22.48%) Terraform
12 172 (21.97%) Microservices
13 170 (21.71%) Ansible
14 162 (20.69%) Git (software)
15 155 (19.80%) Finance
16 136 (17.37%) JavaScript
17 119 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
18 109 (13.92%) Node.js
19 107 (13.67%) Spring
20 106 (13.54%) Puppet
21 105 (13.41%) Test Automation
22 102 (13.03%) REST
23 100 (12.77%) Ruby
24 98 (12.52%) NoSQL
25 96 (12.26%) Scrum
26 95 (12.13%) SQL
27 94 (12.01%) Web Services
28 88 (11.24%) Bash Shell
28 88 (11.24%) Migration
29 87 (11.11%) Java 8

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 (8.56%) Apache Spark
2 44 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (4.98%) Apache
4 36 (4.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 19 (2.43%) Confluence
6 17 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.79%) OpenStack
8 13 (1.66%) nginx
9 12 (1.53%) Apache Airflow
9 12 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.28%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.15%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.89%) IIS
13 4 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.51%) Drupal
13 4 (0.51%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.38%) CMS
15 2 (0.26%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 220 (28.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (10.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 76 (9.71%) Amazon S3
4 71 (9.07%) Amazon EC2
5 60 (7.66%) Serverless
6 59 (7.54%) Heroku
7 57 (7.28%) AWS Lambda
8 47 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 44 (5.62%) GitHub
10 37 (4.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 36 (4.60%) PaaS
12 35 (4.47%) IaaS
13 34 (4.34%) SaaS
14 32 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (2.81%) Office 365
16 21 (2.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 20 (2.55%) Amazon EMR
17 20 (2.55%) Amazon SQS
18 19 (2.43%) Amazon Kinesis
19 17 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.13%) DNS
2 42 (5.36%) HTTP
3 40 (5.11%) SSL
3 40 (5.11%) TCP/IP
4 30 (3.83%) Firewall
4 30 (3.83%) FTP
5 19 (2.43%) VPN
6 17 (2.17%) LAN
6 17 (2.17%) WAN
7 12 (1.53%) MPLS
8 7 (0.89%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.89%) Internet
8 7 (0.89%) Network Security
8 7 (0.89%) WLAN
9 6 (0.77%) DHCP
10 5 (0.64%) BGP
10 5 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.64%) Skype
10 5 (0.64%) VoIP
10 5 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (12.52%) NoSQL
2 86 (10.98%) MongoDB
3 68 (8.68%) Big Data
4 57 (7.28%) Hadoop
5 52 (6.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 50 (6.39%) MySQL
6 50 (6.39%) SQL Server
7 49 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
8 48 (6.13%) Redis
9 30 (3.83%) Amazon Redshift
10 29 (3.70%) Apache Hive
11 25 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
11 25 (3.19%) Relational Database
12 16 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.92%) Impala
14 14 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.79%) Sqoop
15 12 (1.53%) Riak
16 7 (0.89%) BigQuery
16 7 (0.89%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 190 (24.27%) Jenkins
2 162 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 79 (10.09%) Maven
4 52 (6.64%) GitLab
5 42 (5.36%) Gradle
6 37 (4.73%) JIRA
7 26 (3.32%) Cucumber
7 26 (3.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 25 (3.19%) TeamCity
9 23 (2.94%) gulp
9 23 (2.94%) SonarQube
10 22 (2.81%) Selenium
11 21 (2.68%) JUnit
12 20 (2.55%) Mockito
13 18 (2.30%) Ant
14 16 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (2.04%) Gerrit
14 16 (2.04%) NUnit
15 15 (1.92%) Bitbucket
15 15 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 155 (19.80%) Finance
2 72 (9.20%) Banking
3 26 (3.32%) Retail
4 19 (2.43%) Front Office
5 16 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.66%) Advertising
7 12 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.15%) Marketing
9 8 (1.02%) Games
9 8 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.02%) Law
10 7 (0.89%) Back Office
11 6 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.64%) Publishing
13 4 (0.51%) Electronics
13 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.26%) Automotive
14 2 (0.26%) Billing
14 2 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 286 (36.53%) Developer
2 179 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 111 (14.18%) Java Developer
4 90 (11.49%) AWS Engineer
5 72 (9.20%) Architect
6 68 (8.68%) AWS DevOps
7 64 (8.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 63 (8.05%) Senior Developer
9 43 (5.49%) AWS Developer
10 42 (5.36%) Senior DevOps
11 40 (5.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 35 (4.47%) Data Engineer
13 31 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
14 30 (3.83%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 27 (3.45%) Python Developer
15 27 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
16 26 (3.32%) Cloud Architect
17 25 (3.19%) Python Engineer
18 24 (3.07%) .NET Developer
18 24 (3.07%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (13.92%) Node.js
2 107 (13.67%) Spring
3 102 (13.03%) REST
4 94 (12.01%) Web Services
5 85 (10.86%) Spring Boot
6 71 (9.07%) .NET
7 63 (8.05%) Kafka
8 62 (7.92%) AngularJS
9 61 (7.79%) RESTful
10 57 (7.28%) React
11 49 (6.26%) HTML
12 46 (5.87%) CSS
13 42 (5.36%) OAuth
13 42 (5.36%) SOAP
14 35 (4.47%) HTML5
15 31 (3.96%) Dropwizard
15 31 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
16 30 (3.83%) Guice
16 30 (3.83%) OAuth2
17 28 (3.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.22%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (5.24%) Fintech
3 30 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.83%) Cloud Native
3 30 (3.83%) Data Centre
4 26 (3.32%) Public Cloud
5 23 (2.94%) iPad
5 23 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (2.17%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.79%) User Experience
10 13 (1.66%) Wiki
11 11 (1.40%) Fixed Income
12 10 (1.28%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.15%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.02%) Derivative
15 7 (0.89%) Equities
16 6 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 197 (25.16%) Linux
2 84 (10.73%) Windows
3 52 (6.64%) Unix
4 24 (3.07%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.04%) Android
6 15 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.15%) CentOS
8 7 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.26%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (35.89%) DevOps
3 203 (25.93%) TDD
4 172 (21.97%) Microservices
5 119 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
6 105 (13.41%) Test Automation
7 96 (12.26%) Scrum
8 88 (11.24%) Migration
9 79 (10.09%) E-Commerce
10 77 (9.83%) BDD
10 77 (9.83%) Software Engineering
11 72 (9.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 65 (8.30%) Configuration Management
13 52 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (6.39%) Open Source
15 47 (6.00%) Deployment Automation
16 43 (5.49%) ETL
16 43 (5.49%) Pair Programming
17 39 (4.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 39 (4.98%) OO
Programming Languages
1 285 (36.40%) Java
2 241 (30.78%) Python
3 136 (17.37%) JavaScript
4 100 (12.77%) Ruby
5 95 (12.13%) SQL
6 88 (11.24%) Bash Shell
7 87 (11.11%) Java 8
8 71 (9.07%) C#
9 49 (6.26%) TypeScript
10 46 (5.87%) Scala
11 43 (5.49%) PowerShell
12 37 (4.73%) Go
13 35 (4.47%) ES6
14 32 (4.09%) Groovy
15 29 (3.70%) Shell Script
16 19 (2.43%) PHP
16 19 (2.43%) R
17 15 (1.92%) C++
18 14 (1.79%) Perl
19 13 (1.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (3.45%) Degree
2 22 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.66%) AWS Certification
5 11 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.89%) CISSP
8 6 (0.77%) CISM
9 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.38%) MCSE
10 3 (0.38%) RHCE
11 2 (0.26%) CCIE
11 2 (0.26%) CCNA
11 2 (0.26%) CCNP
11 2 (0.26%) CCSA
11 2 (0.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.17%) QA
2 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) FISMA
5 1 (0.13%) GDPR
5 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.13%) PSD2
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 280 (35.76%) Docker
2 30 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.58%) Active Directory
4 19 (2.43%) HDFS
5 13 (1.66%) vSphere
6 9 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.89%) Varnish
7 7 (0.89%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.64%) XenApp
9 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.26%) iptables
10 2 (0.26%) NFS
10 2 (0.26%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.26%) Xen
11 1 (0.13%) Firmware
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.13%) pfSense
11 1 (0.13%) Samba
11 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 193 (24.65%) Kubernetes
2 176 (22.48%) Terraform
3 170 (21.71%) Ansible
4 106 (13.54%) Puppet
5 83 (10.60%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (4.21%) Docker Swarm
7 31 (3.96%) Mesos
7 31 (3.96%) Packer
8 25 (3.19%) Prometheus
9 23 (2.94%) Consul
10 15 (1.92%) Hadoop YARN
10 15 (1.92%) SCCM
11 14 (1.79%) Nagios
12 13 (1.66%) Grafana
13 9 (1.15%) Kibana
14 8 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.89%) Salt
16 6 (0.77%) ZABBIX
17 5 (0.64%) Graphite
17 5 (0.64%) logstash
Vendors
1 74 (9.45%) Google
2 61 (7.79%) Oracle
3 40 (5.11%) VMware
4 36 (4.60%) Microsoft
5 29 (3.70%) New Relic
5 29 (3.70%) Splunk
6 25 (3.19%) IBM
7 21 (2.68%) Cisco
8 18 (2.30%) Citrix
9 17 (2.17%) Cloudera
10 10 (1.28%) Tableau
11 8 (1.02%) AppDynamics
11 8 (1.02%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.02%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.02%) SaltStack
12 6 (0.77%) Polycom
12 6 (0.77%) SAP
13 5 (0.64%) CA
13 5 (0.64%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.64%) NetApp