Period
to 20 October 2021

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 103 179
Rank change year-on-year -55 +76 +18
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 21 14 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 0.78% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.85% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 46
10th Percentile £450 £370 £425
25th Percentile £513 £508 £506
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £663 £578 £588
90th Percentile £688 £628 £625
Central London median daily rate £535 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +1.90% -4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 3,607 1,653 5,567
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.77% 91.88% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,728 1,254 4,413
10th Percentile £350 £306 £313
25th Percentile £461 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £511 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.58% -0.24% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £748 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £511 £500
% change year-on-year +7.58% +2.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 70
10th Percentile £13.88 £15.50 £11.70
25th Percentile £18.94 £20.00 £13.31
Median hourly rate £28.25 £35.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -20.42% +82.05% +4.28%
75th Percentile £37.75 £46.00 £23.69
90th Percentile £62.05 £47.75 £49.15
Central London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.70% +63.41% +9.63%

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured AWS Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Developer in the City of London

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for AWS Developer in the City of London

AWS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Developer in the City of London

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, AWS Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS Developer in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) AWS
3 10 (47.62%) Microservices
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Spring
5 7 (33.33%) Banking
5 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 6 (28.57%) Full Stack Development
6 6 (28.57%) Node.js
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (23.81%) OO
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Retail
8 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
8 4 (19.05%) HTML
8 4 (19.05%) REST
8 4 (19.05%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (19.05%) Serverless
8 4 (19.05%) React
8 4 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (14.29%) Fintech
9 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
9 3 (14.29%) Java 8
9 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Fuse
9 3 (14.29%) Open Source
9 3 (14.29%) Docker
9 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
9 3 (14.29%) OSGi

AWS Developer Skill Set
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 3 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon ECS
2 4 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (19.05%) Serverless
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
4 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (9.52%) Azure
4 2 (9.52%) GCP
4 2 (9.52%) SaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Apigee
5 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Spring
2 6 (28.57%) Node.js
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) React
3 4 (19.05%) REST
4 3 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 3 (14.29%) OSGi
4 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) Kafka
5 2 (9.52%) Redux
5 2 (9.52%) RESTful
5 2 (9.52%) RxJava
5 2 (9.52%) Vert.x
6 1 (4.76%) JWT
6 1 (4.76%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Microservices
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Full Stack Development
4 5 (23.81%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Fintech
5 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Event-Driven
6 2 (9.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
6 2 (9.52%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Scalability Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Java 8
3 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle