Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 114 213
Rank change year-on-year -36 +99 +29
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 16 11 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.63% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 3.22% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 23
10th Percentile £314 £455 £519
25th Percentile £375 £522 £588
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £581 £650
Median % change year-on-year -5.38% -10.58% +18.18%
75th Percentile £675 £744 £688
90th Percentile £688 £813 £758
Central London median daily rate £575 £581 £650
% change year-on-year -1.08% -10.58% +10.64%

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 439 342 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.25% 19.48% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 226 664
10th Percentile £320 £309 £302
25th Percentile £413 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £506
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £613
90th Percentile £688 £661 £700
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
10th Percentile £19.30 £16.78 £10.50
25th Percentile £26.25 £30.69 £11.75
Median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year -15.79% +162.07% -22.46%
75th Percentile £35.75 £46.00 £33.75
90th Percentile £46.95 £46.53 £52.10
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.66% +82.50% +6.95%

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 19 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (100.00%) AWS
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (43.75%) Serverless
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Microservices
4 5 (31.25%) Node.js
4 5 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (25.00%) GraphQL
5 4 (25.00%) React
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Sourcetree
5 4 (25.00%) Full Stack Development
6 3 (18.75%) Terraform
6 3 (18.75%) GitHub
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3

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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) AWS
2 7 (43.75%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (43.75%) Serverless
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
3 3 (18.75%) GitHub
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (12.50%) Azure
4 2 (12.50%) Matillion
4 2 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (6.25%) Datadog
5 1 (6.25%) GCP
5 1 (6.25%) GitHub Actions
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (12.50%) Data Vault
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Sourcetree
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Social Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Database Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Redshift Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) GraphQL
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) React
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) OAuth
4 1 (6.25%) OAuth2
4 1 (6.25%) OpenID
4 1 (6.25%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Microservices
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Full Stack Development
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Terraform
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Graylog
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Centrify
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware