Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 37 93
Rank change year-on-year +18 +56 +57
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 566 354 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.02% 5.71% 2.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.84% 41.55% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 315 144
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £406 £355
90th Percentile £669 £629 £659
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £44.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £44.50 - -

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 1,291 852 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.29% 13.73% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,030 709 376
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.99% +4.12%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 5
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +44.45% +30.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.61 £20.80
90th Percentile £32.73 £52.49 £28.98
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.46 £23.12
% change year-on-year -34.45% +18.80% +18.54%

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 January 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 16 January 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 - 13 £550 -
Amazon AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 247 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (42.76%) DevOps
3 204 (36.04%) Java
4 187 (33.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 179 (31.63%) Python
6 152 (26.86%) Docker
7 148 (26.15%) Linux
8 144 (25.44%) TDD
9 135 (23.85%) Ansible
10 125 (22.08%) Finance
11 121 (21.38%) JavaScript
11 121 (21.38%) Web Services
12 119 (21.02%) Jenkins
13 113 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
14 102 (18.02%) Git (software)
15 97 (17.14%) Windows
16 86 (15.19%) Microservices
17 85 (15.02%) Puppet
18 80 (14.13%) SQL
18 80 (14.13%) Terraform
19 74 (13.07%) REST
19 74 (13.07%) E-Commerce
20 73 (12.90%) Kubernetes
21 71 (12.54%) C#
21 71 (12.54%) Ruby
22 70 (12.37%) Banking
22 70 (12.37%) MongoDB
23 69 (12.19%) Opscode Chef
24 68 (12.01%) React
24 68 (12.01%) Software Engineering

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 45 (7.95%) Apache Spark
2 40 (7.07%) Tomcat
3 34 (6.01%) Apache
4 33 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (3.18%) OpenStack
6 17 (3.00%) nginx
7 16 (2.83%) WebLogic
8 13 (2.30%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (1.77%) Confluence
11 6 (1.06%) IIS
12 4 (0.71%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.71%) Jetty
13 3 (0.53%) Mule
13 3 (0.53%) SAS
14 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.35%) IPython
14 2 (0.35%) Jupyter
15 1 (0.18%) Anypoint
15 1 (0.18%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.35%) SPSS
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 187 (33.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (10.42%) AWS CloudFormation
3 47 (8.30%) GitHub
4 39 (6.89%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (6.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 30 (5.30%) Serverless
7 29 (5.12%) PaaS
8 23 (4.06%) Amazon S3
9 22 (3.89%) IaaS
10 21 (3.71%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (3.18%) SaaS
12 17 (3.00%) Heroku
13 16 (2.83%) Route 53
14 15 (2.65%) Bluemix
14 15 (2.65%) IBM Cloud
15 13 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (2.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 12 (2.12%) Amazon Kinesis
16 12 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.42%) HTTP
2 24 (4.24%) DNS
2 24 (4.24%) Firewall
3 23 (4.06%) TCP/IP
4 21 (3.71%) SSL
5 10 (1.77%) FTP
6 8 (1.41%) LDAP
7 7 (1.24%) SAN
8 6 (1.06%) Internet
8 6 (1.06%) Network Security
9 5 (0.88%) VPLS
9 5 (0.88%) WAN
10 4 (0.71%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.71%) LAN
10 4 (0.71%) MPLS
10 4 (0.71%) VPN
11 3 (0.53%) NAS
11 3 (0.53%) Wireless
12 2 (0.35%) SSH
12 2 (0.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (12.37%) MongoDB
2 67 (11.84%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (10.95%) NoSQL
4 56 (9.89%) Big Data
5 45 (7.95%) MySQL
6 41 (7.24%) Hadoop
7 28 (4.95%) Apache Hive
8 26 (4.59%) Redis
9 24 (4.24%) SQL Server
10 21 (3.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 20 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
13 18 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (3.00%) Sqoop
15 14 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
15 14 (2.47%) Relational Database
16 11 (1.94%) Neo4j
17 10 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (1.59%) HBase
19 7 (1.24%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 119 (21.02%) Jenkins
2 102 (18.02%) Git (software)
3 46 (8.13%) TeamCity
4 34 (6.01%) gulp
5 31 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 26 (4.59%) Grunt
7 20 (3.53%) JIRA
7 20 (3.53%) Maven
8 18 (3.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (3.00%) Gradle
9 17 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (2.83%) JUnit
11 15 (2.65%) TestNG
11 15 (2.65%) webpack
12 14 (2.47%) IntelliJ
12 14 (2.47%) NUnit
12 14 (2.47%) Subversion
13 13 (2.30%) GitLab
14 12 (2.12%) MSTest
14 12 (2.12%) SonarQube
General
1 125 (22.08%) Finance
2 70 (12.37%) Banking
3 21 (3.71%) Retail Banking
4 18 (3.18%) Retail
5 12 (2.12%) Publishing
6 11 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.77%) Marketing
8 8 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.24%) Law
9 7 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.06%) Advertising
11 3 (0.53%) Retail Finance
12 2 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Games
12 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 212 (37.46%) Developer
2 129 (22.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 93 (16.43%) Java Developer
4 74 (13.07%) AWS Engineer
5 68 (12.01%) AWS DevOps
6 57 (10.07%) AWS Developer
7 55 (9.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 36 (6.36%) Architect
9 32 (5.65%) .NET Developer
10 30 (5.30%) Senior Developer
11 25 (4.42%) Cloud Engineer
11 25 (4.42%) Data Engineer
11 25 (4.42%) Python Developer
12 24 (4.24%) Senior DevOps
13 23 (4.06%) Agile Developer
14 22 (3.89%) Full Stack Developer
15 21 (3.71%) Cloud Developer
16 19 (3.36%) E-Commerce Developer
16 19 (3.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 18 (3.18%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (21.38%) Web Services
2 74 (13.07%) REST
3 68 (12.01%) React
4 66 (11.66%) Node.js
5 59 (10.42%) CSS
6 54 (9.54%) Kafka
7 53 (9.36%) AngularJS
8 51 (9.01%) HTML
8 51 (9.01%) RESTful
9 50 (8.83%) .NET
10 45 (7.95%) Dropwizard
11 41 (7.24%) HTML5
11 41 (7.24%) Spring
12 36 (6.36%) Spring Boot
13 31 (5.48%) SOAP
14 28 (4.95%) JSON
15 22 (3.89%) ASP.NET
16 21 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (3.71%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (3.71%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.54%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (3.71%) Fintech
3 20 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.36%) Data Structures
5 17 (3.00%) Algorithms
5 17 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.83%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.65%) User Experience
8 13 (2.30%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.94%) Private Cloud
9 11 (1.94%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.24%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.88%) iPad
13 5 (0.88%) Semantic Web
14 4 (0.71%) Linked Data
14 4 (0.71%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 148 (26.15%) Linux
2 97 (17.14%) Windows
3 43 (7.60%) Unix
4 39 (6.89%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.18%) Ubuntu
7 14 (2.47%) CentOS
7 14 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.12%) Debian
9 10 (1.77%) Android
9 10 (1.77%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.88%) DC/OS
12 3 (0.53%) AIX
13 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.18%) Fedora
13 1 (0.18%) Solaris
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (42.76%) DevOps
3 144 (25.44%) TDD
4 113 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (15.19%) Microservices
6 74 (13.07%) E-Commerce
7 68 (12.01%) Software Engineering
8 61 (10.78%) MVC
9 60 (10.60%) BDD
10 59 (10.42%) Scrum
11 46 (8.13%) Configuration Management
11 46 (8.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 46 (8.13%) Migration
11 46 (8.13%) Test Automation
12 44 (7.77%) Open Source
13 41 (7.24%) Pair Programming
14 32 (5.65%) Domain-Driven Design
14 32 (5.65%) Web Development
15 30 (5.30%) SOA
16 28 (4.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 204 (36.04%) Java
2 179 (31.63%) Python
3 121 (21.38%) JavaScript
4 80 (14.13%) SQL
5 71 (12.54%) C#
5 71 (12.54%) Ruby
6 48 (8.48%) PowerShell
7 47 (8.30%) Bash Shell
8 39 (6.89%) Scala
9 31 (5.48%) Groovy
10 28 (4.95%) ES6
11 24 (4.24%) TypeScript
12 14 (2.47%) Go
13 13 (2.30%) Perl
14 12 (2.12%) R
15 11 (1.94%) C++
15 11 (1.94%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.59%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.41%) PHP
17 8 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (4.24%) Degree
2 22 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.59%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (0.71%) CCNA
8 4 (0.71%) CCSP
8 4 (0.71%) CISM
8 4 (0.71%) CISSP
9 3 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.53%) MCSA
9 3 (0.53%) MCSE
9 3 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.35%) MCTS
10 2 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.30%) QA
2 13 (2.30%) GCP
3 7 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.88%) GDPR
6 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 152 (26.86%) Docker
2 19 (3.36%) HDFS
3 18 (3.18%) Apache Flume
4 16 (2.83%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.88%) vCloud
7 4 (0.71%) Varnish
8 3 (0.53%) etcd
8 3 (0.53%) KVM
8 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.53%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.35%) Firmware
9 2 (0.35%) RHEV
9 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.35%) XenApp
10 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.18%) UAG
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 135 (23.85%) Ansible
2 85 (15.02%) Puppet
3 80 (14.13%) Terraform
4 73 (12.90%) Kubernetes
5 69 (12.19%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.71%) Oozie
7 16 (2.83%) Hadoop YARN
8 15 (2.65%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (2.47%) Ambari
10 13 (2.30%) Mesos
11 11 (1.94%) Packer
12 10 (1.77%) Salt
13 8 (1.41%) Nagios
14 7 (1.24%) Kibana
15 6 (1.06%) logstash
16 5 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
17 4 (0.71%) Consul
17 4 (0.71%) HAProxy
17 4 (0.71%) ZABBIX
18 3 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.42%) Oracle
3 39 (6.89%) Google
4 28 (4.95%) VMware
5 26 (4.59%) New Relic
6 25 (4.42%) Tableau
7 19 (3.36%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.18%) IBM
9 13 (2.30%) Citrix
10 10 (1.77%) SaltStack
10 10 (1.77%) Splunk
11 9 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.24%) Cisco
13 6 (1.06%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.88%) Apple
14 5 (0.88%) Cloudera
14 5 (0.88%) Facebook
14 5 (0.88%) ServiceNow
15 3 (0.53%) Hortonworks
15 3 (0.53%) Xero