Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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 Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 48 112
Rank change year-on-year +17 +64 +43
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 6014 4201 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.34% 4.29% 2.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.10% 35.55% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4529 3067 1596
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £330
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 5
England median hourly rate £40.31 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.16% -10.26% -8.24%
10th Percentile £26.08 £20.60 £33.71
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £40.31 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +15.16% -10.26% -8.24%

Amazon AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 15783 11816 6995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.63% 12.06% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11033 8160 4746
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £280 £263
90th Percentile £625 £605 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 170 110
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.98 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.76 £38.78
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £18.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +7.29% -15.29% +18.06%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon AWS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +13 3853 £525 +5.00% 582
South East +25 971 £484 +7.56% 137
North of England +29 399 £450 -3.85% 156
Midlands +40 296 £473 +5.00% 64
South West +27 252 £425 -9.33% 56
East of England +19 241 £525 +16.67% 91
North West +14 231 £450 - 81
West Midlands +31 180 £475 +5.56% 35
Yorkshire +2 132 £450 -14.29% 65
East Midlands +28 113 £406 -1.52% 29
North East +81 36 £404 -4.94% 10
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 2587 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 2535 (42.15%) DevOps
3 1965 (32.67%) Java
4 1959 (32.57%) Linux
5 1892 (31.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 1619 (26.92%) Python
7 1533 (25.49%) Docker
8 1465 (24.36%) Jenkins
9 1347 (22.40%) Ansible
10 1323 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
11 1295 (21.53%) Web Services
12 1257 (20.90%) Puppet
13 1191 (19.80%) TDD
14 1117 (18.57%) Git (software)
15 1015 (16.88%) JavaScript
16 964 (16.03%) Finance
17 880 (14.63%) Microservices
18 848 (14.10%) Scrum
19 845 (14.05%) Configuration Management
20 841 (13.98%) Terraform
21 829 (13.78%) Opscode Chef
22 813 (13.52%) SQL
23 782 (13.00%) Windows
24 699 (11.62%) Kubernetes
25 696 (11.57%) Node.js
26 691 (11.49%) NoSQL
26 691 (11.49%) Ruby
27 628 (10.44%) Open Source
28 607 (10.09%) MySQL
29 603 (10.03%) Migration

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 368 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 360 (5.99%) OpenStack
3 352 (5.85%) Confluence
4 340 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
5 315 (5.24%) Apache
6 308 (5.12%) Apache Spark
7 206 (3.43%) nginx
8 175 (2.91%) Cloud Foundry
9 171 (2.84%) WebSphere
10 137 (2.28%) IIS
11 123 (2.05%) WebLogic
12 84 (1.40%) JBoss
13 73 (1.21%) CMS
14 69 (1.15%) Apache Solr
15 51 (0.85%) SharePoint
16 49 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 46 (0.76%) Jetty
18 44 (0.73%) MS Exchange
19 33 (0.55%) Apache Pig
19 33 (0.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 32 (0.53%) HipChat
2 29 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.033%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.033%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.017%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.017%) Gephi
9 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.28%) Magento
2 14 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.20%) Maximo
5 11 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.083%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.083%) SDL Web 8
9 4 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.050%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.050%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.050%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.050%) SessionCam
11 2 (0.033%) SAP HR
12 1 (0.017%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (0.017%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1892 (31.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 577 (9.59%) Amazon EC2
3 466 (7.75%) Amazon S3
4 423 (7.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 375 (6.24%) PaaS
6 368 (6.12%) Serverless
7 338 (5.62%) GitHub
8 333 (5.54%) IaaS
9 329 (5.47%) AWS Lambda
10 313 (5.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 248 (4.12%) SaaS
12 230 (3.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 226 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
14 174 (2.89%) Office 365
15 170 (2.83%) OpenShift
16 160 (2.66%) Route 53
17 152 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 130 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
19 115 (1.91%) Amazon SQS
20 100 (1.66%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 360 (5.99%) Firewall
2 325 (5.40%) DNS
3 291 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 278 (4.62%) HTTP
5 181 (3.01%) SSL
6 163 (2.71%) VPN
7 141 (2.34%) WAN
8 131 (2.18%) Internet
9 102 (1.70%) DHCP
10 101 (1.68%) SAN
11 97 (1.61%) Network Security
12 92 (1.53%) LAN
13 47 (0.78%) FTP
13 47 (0.78%) LDAP
14 45 (0.75%) IPsec
15 44 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
15 44 (0.73%) SMS
16 39 (0.65%) Wireless
17 37 (0.62%) MPLS
17 37 (0.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 691 (11.49%) NoSQL
2 607 (10.09%) MySQL
3 514 (8.55%) SQL Server
4 505 (8.40%) PostgreSQL
5 486 (8.08%) Big Data
6 466 (7.75%) MongoDB
7 454 (7.55%) Hadoop
8 342 (5.69%) Amazon RDS
9 233 (3.87%) Relational Database
10 203 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 196 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 184 (3.06%) Amazon Redshift
13 165 (2.74%) Redis
14 130 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
15 115 (1.91%) Apache Hive
16 110 (1.83%) RDBMS
17 106 (1.76%) HBase
18 81 (1.35%) Oracle Database
19 58 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
20 55 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1465 (24.36%) Jenkins
2 1117 (18.57%) Git (software)
3 549 (9.13%) JIRA
4 363 (6.04%) Maven
5 271 (4.51%) TeamCity
6 204 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 196 (3.26%) Bitbucket
8 177 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 163 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 161 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
10 161 (2.68%) Subversion
11 160 (2.66%) Selenium
12 150 (2.49%) Artifactory
13 140 (2.33%) NUnit
14 129 (2.14%) GitLab
14 129 (2.14%) JUnit
15 124 (2.06%) Vagrant
16 120 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 105 (1.75%) Grunt
18 102 (1.70%) gulp
General
1 964 (16.03%) Finance
2 416 (6.92%) Banking
3 187 (3.11%) Retail
4 172 (2.86%) Marketing
5 119 (1.98%) Publishing
6 117 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 77 (1.28%) Retail Banking
8 71 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 64 (1.06%) Electronics
10 56 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 51 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 47 (0.78%) Advertising
13 46 (0.76%) Front Office
14 43 (0.71%) Games
15 31 (0.52%) Billing
16 24 (0.40%) Law
17 21 (0.35%) Legal
18 15 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
19 13 (0.22%) Automotive
20 11 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1735 (28.85%) Developer
2 1399 (23.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 830 (13.80%) AWS Engineer
4 754 (12.54%) Architect
5 668 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
6 630 (10.48%) Java Developer
7 558 (9.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 375 (6.24%) Cloud Engineer
9 361 (6.00%) AWS Developer
10 277 (4.61%) .NET Developer
11 274 (4.56%) Cloud Architect
12 270 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
13 253 (4.21%) Senior Developer
14 251 (4.17%) Consultant
15 237 (3.94%) AWS Architect
16 233 (3.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 208 (3.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 190 (3.16%) Full Stack Developer
19 174 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
20 158 (2.63%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1295 (21.53%) Web Services
2 696 (11.57%) Node.js
3 591 (9.83%) .NET
4 557 (9.26%) REST
5 525 (8.73%) AngularJS
6 473 (7.86%) HTML
7 450 (7.48%) CSS
8 430 (7.15%) Spring
9 408 (6.78%) React
10 349 (5.80%) RESTful
11 346 (5.75%) Kafka
12 305 (5.07%) JSON
13 249 (4.14%) HTML5
14 248 (4.12%) Elastic Stack
15 225 (3.74%) ASP.NET
16 219 (3.64%) Spring Boot
17 199 (3.31%) jQuery
18 179 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
19 174 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
20 170 (2.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 328 (5.45%) Public Cloud
2 267 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 260 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 219 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 206 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 140 (2.33%) Fintech
7 137 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 98 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 91 (1.51%) User Experience
10 89 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 86 (1.43%) Algorithms
12 78 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 77 (1.28%) Private Cloud
14 71 (1.18%) Cloud Native
15 69 (1.15%) Replication
16 68 (1.13%) Virtual Team
17 64 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
18 63 (1.05%) PKI
19 55 (0.91%) Clustering
20 54 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1959 (32.57%) Linux
2 782 (13.00%) Windows
3 502 (8.35%) Unix
4 338 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 298 (4.96%) Windows Server
6 244 (4.06%) CentOS
7 131 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 127 (2.11%) Ubuntu
9 80 (1.33%) Android
10 61 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 50 (0.83%) Solaris
11 50 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (0.57%) CoreOS
13 34 (0.57%) Windows 10
14 30 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 26 (0.43%) Debian
16 23 (0.38%) AIX
17 19 (0.32%) VMS
18 14 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2587 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 2535 (42.15%) DevOps
3 1323 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1191 (19.80%) TDD
5 880 (14.63%) Microservices
6 848 (14.10%) Scrum
7 845 (14.05%) Configuration Management
8 628 (10.44%) Open Source
9 603 (10.03%) Migration
10 584 (9.71%) BDD
11 580 (9.64%) Test Automation
12 514 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
13 482 (8.01%) Software Engineering
14 415 (6.90%) Kanban
15 388 (6.45%) MVC
16 373 (6.20%) E-Commerce
17 310 (5.15%) OO
18 268 (4.46%) SOA
19 252 (4.19%) Pair Programming
20 249 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1965 (32.67%) Java
2 1619 (26.92%) Python
3 1015 (16.88%) JavaScript
4 813 (13.52%) SQL
5 691 (11.49%) Ruby
6 573 (9.53%) Bash Shell
7 508 (8.45%) C#
8 350 (5.82%) Scala
9 330 (5.49%) PowerShell
10 258 (4.29%) Go
11 222 (3.69%) Perl
12 221 (3.67%) PHP
13 198 (3.29%) Groovy
14 160 (2.66%) Shell Script
15 96 (1.60%) ES6
16 85 (1.41%) TypeScript
17 78 (1.30%) R
18 71 (1.18%) T-SQL
19 60 (1.00%) C++
20 48 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 547 (9.10%) Security Cleared
2 418 (6.95%) SC Cleared
3 240 (3.99%) Degree
4 140 (2.33%) AWS Certification
5 98 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 97 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 82 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 75 (1.25%) CISSP
9 58 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 56 (0.93%) MCSE
11 53 (0.88%) CISM
12 38 (0.63%) CCNP
13 31 (0.52%) CCSP
14 30 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
15 27 (0.45%) CCIE
16 25 (0.42%) CCNA
16 25 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 24 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 20 (0.33%) MCSA
19 19 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (4.36%) QA
2 77 (1.28%) GCP
3 61 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 49 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 45 (0.75%) GDPR
7 35 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
8 24 (0.40%) COBIT
9 23 (0.38%) SLA
10 17 (0.28%) PMO
11 10 (0.17%) GPG13
12 8 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
13 6 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.083%) HMG Infosec
15 4 (0.067%) FedRAMP
15 4 (0.067%) ISO 9001
15 4 (0.067%) NIST 800
15 4 (0.067%) PA-DSS
15 4 (0.067%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1533 (25.49%) Docker
2 258 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 256 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 95 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 79 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
6 72 (1.20%) HDFS
7 54 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (0.83%) vCloud
9 42 (0.70%) vSphere
10 34 (0.57%) Apache Flume
11 30 (0.50%) Xen
12 28 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 22 (0.37%) flannel
14 20 (0.33%) Gluster
15 19 (0.32%) XenApp
16 18 (0.30%) Squid
17 17 (0.28%) etcd
17 17 (0.28%) KVM
17 17 (0.28%) Postfix
18 16 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1347 (22.40%) Ansible
2 1257 (20.90%) Puppet
3 841 (13.98%) Terraform
4 829 (13.78%) Opscode Chef
5 699 (11.62%) Kubernetes
6 185 (3.08%) logstash
7 141 (2.34%) Kibana
8 124 (2.06%) Nagios
9 113 (1.88%) Packer
10 110 (1.83%) Mesos
11 103 (1.71%) ZABBIX
12 75 (1.25%) Salt
12 75 (1.25%) SCCM
13 73 (1.21%) Grafana
14 67 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
15 65 (1.08%) Rancher
16 64 (1.06%) Prometheus
17 54 (0.90%) SCOM
18 47 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
19 45 (0.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 582 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 505 (8.40%) VMware
3 478 (7.95%) Oracle
4 393 (6.53%) Google
5 322 (5.35%) Red Hat
6 226 (3.76%) Splunk
7 188 (3.13%) Cisco
8 163 (2.71%) Atlassian
9 128 (2.13%) IBM
10 124 (2.06%) New Relic
11 122 (2.03%) SAP
12 95 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
13 87 (1.45%) Tableau
14 80 (1.33%) Citrix
15 79 (1.31%) CheckPoint
16 77 (1.28%) Rackspace
17 71 (1.18%) Cloudera
18 64 (1.06%) SaltStack
19 63 (1.05%) F5
19 63 (1.05%) Juniper