Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020.

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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 184 201
Rank change year-on-year +73 +17 -18
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 31 56 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 0.84% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.89% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 52
Median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -2.14%
10th Percentile £497 £493 £426
90th Percentile £658 £619 £606
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 2,528 6,276 6,748
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.35% 93.69% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,810 4,879 5,311
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £306 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 74 122
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +7.56%
10th Percentile £12.73 £11.25 £12.53
90th Percentile £48.23 £56.50 £32.70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +10.00%

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 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020, 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 21 (67.74%) Microservices
2 20 (64.52%) Java
3 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 11 (35.48%) Spring
5 10 (32.26%) Kafka
6 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
6 9 (29.03%) AWS
7 8 (25.81%) Apache Spark
8 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
8 6 (19.35%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (19.35%) Akka
8 6 (19.35%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (19.35%) SaaS
8 6 (19.35%) Python
9 5 (16.13%) Finance
9 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
9 5 (16.13%) Scala
10 4 (12.90%) Docker
10 4 (12.90%) GitLab
10 4 (12.90%) Serverless
10 4 (12.90%) Kubernetes
10 4 (12.90%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (9.68%) SQL
11 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
11 3 (9.68%) Retail

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 8 (25.81%) Apache Spark
2 6 (19.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) AWS
2 6 (19.35%) SaaS
3 4 (12.90%) Serverless
4 3 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (9.68%) GCP
5 2 (6.45%) Datadog
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.23%) AWS CodeBuild
6 1 (3.23%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (3.23%) Route 53
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) Redis
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) BigQuery
3 1 (3.23%) Flink
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) GitLab
2 2 (6.45%) CircleCI
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Spring
2 10 (32.26%) Kafka
3 6 (19.35%) Akka
3 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
4 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
5 3 (9.68%) RESTful
6 2 (6.45%) Django
6 2 (6.45%) Lambda Expressions
6 2 (6.45%) Node.js
6 2 (6.45%) PyTorch
6 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (6.45%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.23%) Java Concurrency
7 1 (3.23%) OAuth
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.23%) Serverless Framework
7 1 (3.23%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Microservices
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.68%) DevOps
8 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
9 2 (6.45%) Analytics
9 2 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (6.45%) BDD
9 2 (6.45%) Functional Programming
9 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Machine Learning
9 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Predictive Analytics
9 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) Scala
4 3 (9.68%) Java 8
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Go
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.68%) Terraform
3 2 (6.45%) Kibana
4 1 (3.23%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Cadence
1 1 (3.23%) Google
1 1 (3.23%) Okta
1 1 (3.23%) Tableau