Period
to 21 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 April 2021 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 AWS Certification
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 162 230
Rank change year-on-year +32 +68 +10
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 14 10 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 1.64% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 12
10th Percentile £453 £561 £515
25th Percentile £512 £567 £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £638 £600
Median % change year-on-year -13.73% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £678 £759 £639
90th Percentile £688 £813 £649
Central London median daily rate £563 £625 £600
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +4.35%

AWS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 424 608 959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.10% 15.83% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 422 683
10th Percentile £293 £270 £263
25th Percentile £413 £385 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - -2.44%
75th Percentile £632 £600 £613
90th Percentile £714 £663 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 16
10th Percentile £16.63 £12.40 £12.38
25th Percentile £17.19 £18.70 £18.56
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £21.89
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.22% +17.05%
75th Percentile £26.25 £52.25 £33.56
90th Percentile £26.70 £52.40 £37.88
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £29.34 £21.18
% change year-on-year -31.83% +38.52% +8.62%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in the City of London

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Certification in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for AWS Certification in the City of London

AWS Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Certification in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Certification 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 AWS Certification.

1 12 (85.71%) AWS
2 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Terraform
4 4 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (28.57%) Serverless
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 3 (21.43%) Observability
5 3 (21.43%) DevSecOps
5 3 (21.43%) Ansible
5 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) Azure
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) Docker
6 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
6 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon Cognito
6 2 (14.29%) React
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
7 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud

AWS Certification
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 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) AWS
2 4 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (28.57%) Serverless
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon Cognito
4 2 (14.29%) Azure
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (7.14%) GCP
5 1 (7.14%) GitHub
5 1 (7.14%) IaaS
5 1 (7.14%) PaaS
5 1 (7.14%) SaaS
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) DevSecOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) React
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.14%) JMS
2 1 (7.14%) JSON Schema
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) OAuth
2 1 (7.14%) OAuth2
2 1 (7.14%) OpenID
2 1 (7.14%) PySpark
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (21.43%) DevSecOps
4 3 (21.43%) Observability
5 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making
6 1 (7.14%) Backlog Prioritisation
6 1 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Debt
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Go
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Terraform
2 3 (21.43%) Ansible
3 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.14%) Grafana
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Prometheus
4 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google