Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 194 244
Rank change year-on-year +87 +50 +2
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 12 24 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 2.77% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 9
Median daily rate £525 £638 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +15.91% +3.53%
10th Percentile £413 £521 £461
90th Percentile £650 £730 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £638 £550
% change year-on-year -17.65% +15.91% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 357 867 976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.82% 15.02% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 658 683
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £282 £286 £238
90th Percentile £657 £689 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 44
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.72 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.78% +16.12% -
10th Percentile £24.30 £10.55 £13.30
90th Percentile £46.00 £52.15 £25.50
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +67.44% +14.97% -5.32%

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 4 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 10 (83.33%) AWS
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Microservices
2 4 (33.33%) Terraform
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (16.67%) Serverless
4 2 (16.67%) Docker
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 2 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) Kafka

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 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (16.67%) PaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Serverless
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CodeBuild
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CodeDeploy
4 1 (8.33%) GCP
4 1 (8.33%) IaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Evangelist
3 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) Kafka
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
1 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (8.33%) JSON Schema
2 1 (8.33%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) PySpark
2 1 (8.33%) Redux
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
2 1 (8.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
1 4 (33.33%) Microservices
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
4 1 (8.33%) DevSecOps
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Sprint Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Sprint Retrospective
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Terraform
2 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Consul
3 1 (8.33%) Grafana
3 1 (8.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) F5
1 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat