Period
to

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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 Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 130 98 103
Rank change year-on-year -32 +5 +67
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 12 23 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 1.14% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.24% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 14
10th Percentile £505 £313 £402
25th Percentile £523 £400 £434
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.08% -1.90% -4.55%
75th Percentile £625 £604 £557
90th Percentile £634 £625 £650
England median daily rate £600 £539 £550
% change year-on-year +11.37% -2.05% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 2,274 1,855 1,883
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.67% 92.24% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,386 1,068 1,162
10th Percentile £182 £150 £185
25th Percentile £319 £250 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £468 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year +13.39% -2.94% -4.49%
75th Percentile £575 £524 £525
90th Percentile £675 £600 £588
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 261 122
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £19.28 £16.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +20.50% -13.51% +15.63%
75th Percentile £49.50 £25.44 £30.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £46.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.99 £19.80
% change year-on-year +14.34% +6.01% +5.88%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured AWS Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the East of England

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Engineer in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in the East of England

AWS Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in the East of England

AWS Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 2 July 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -26 5 £550 +7.06% 5
Hertfordshire -6 2 £650 +8.33%
Essex -7 2 £630 +27.59%
Suffolk - 2 £573 - 1
Bedfordshire -11 1 - -
AWS Engineer
England

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, AWS Engineer contract jobs required 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 East of England region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) AWS
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Terraform
3 6 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Serverless
4 5 (41.67%) CI/CD
5 4 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 3 (25.00%) Docker
6 3 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (16.67%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (16.67%) GitLab
7 2 (16.67%) Ansible
7 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (16.67%) Informatica
7 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (16.67%) Groovy
7 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 2 (16.67%) IaaS

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) AWS
2 5 (41.67%) Serverless
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon EKS
3 3 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 2 (16.67%) AWS Fargate
4 2 (16.67%) IaaS
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Step Functions
5 1 (8.33%) Azure
5 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
5 1 (8.33%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon QuickSight
3 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
3 1 (8.33%) DynamoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Looker
3 1 (8.33%) Metadata
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Parquet
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI
3 1 (8.33%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Sisense
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (16.67%) GitLab
3 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Django
2 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (8.33%) FastAPI
2 1 (8.33%) Flask
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) PySpark
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DataPower
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) CI/CD
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Data Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Data Pipeline
5 1 (8.33%) Data Science
5 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Event-Driven
5 1 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Development
5 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
5 1 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) R
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Terraform
2 4 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (8.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Alteryx
2 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) SAP