Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 42 65
Rank change year-on-year +27 +23 +81
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 7,576 4,125 2,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.23% 4.90% 3.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.05% 35.88% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,396 3,053 2,312
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £385 £363 £350
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 1
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +135.71% -41.67%
10th Percentile £31.00 £36.13 £16.25
90th Percentile £77.00 £140.88 £18.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +33.33%

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 18,916 11,496 8,782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.54% 13.66% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,977 7,984 6,164
England median daily rate £484 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.22% +2.22% +8.43%
10th Percentile £310 £280 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +5.44% +0.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 158 131
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.50 £11.34
90th Percentile £58.25 £58.89 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% -12.20% -8.89%

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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 +18 4,805 £550 +4.76% 1,146
South East +29 969 £500 +5.26% 267
North of England +30 766 £450 - 301
Midlands +31 472 £500 +5.26% 129
North West +15 372 £475 +8.57% 164
South West +29 336 £475 +15.15% 108
West Midlands +23 322 £525 +7.14% 86
Yorkshire +68 304 £431 -6.76% 110
East of England +29 236 £475 -5.00% 134
East Midlands +36 141 £450 +12.50% 41
North East +24 91 £400 -15.79% 27
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 3,374 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3,222 (42.53%) DevOps
3 2,639 (34.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2,339 (30.87%) Java
5 2,138 (28.22%) Linux
6 2,032 (26.82%) Python
7 1,985 (26.20%) Docker
8 1,880 (24.82%) Jenkins
9 1,648 (21.75%) Ansible
10 1,411 (18.62%) TDD
11 1,381 (18.23%) Git (software)
12 1,341 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
13 1,330 (17.56%) Puppet
14 1,292 (17.05%) Web Services
15 1,282 (16.92%) Terraform
16 1,211 (15.98%) JavaScript
17 1,147 (15.14%) Microservices
18 1,125 (14.85%) Finance
19 1,102 (14.55%) Kubernetes
20 965 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
21 955 (12.61%) SQL
22 943 (12.45%) Scrum
23 920 (12.14%) Windows
24 885 (11.68%) Node.js
25 860 (11.35%) Security Cleared
26 836 (11.03%) Configuration Management
27 790 (10.43%) Ruby
28 768 (10.14%) Migration
29 763 (10.07%) Microsoft
30 756 (9.98%) Test Automation

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
1 412 (5.44%) Apache
2 404 (5.33%) Apache Spark
3 383 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
4 364 (4.80%) Tomcat
5 360 (4.75%) Confluence
6 264 (3.48%) OpenStack
7 212 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
8 194 (2.56%) nginx
9 169 (2.23%) WebSphere
10 152 (2.01%) WebLogic
11 116 (1.53%) IIS
12 109 (1.44%) JBoss
13 92 (1.21%) CMS
14 53 (0.70%) Apache Pig
15 52 (0.69%) SharePoint
16 50 (0.66%) Apache Solr
17 47 (0.62%) MS Exchange
18 45 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 41 (0.54%) SAS
20 36 (0.48%) Jetty
Applications
1 52 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.18%) HipChat
5 10 (0.13%) Stata
6 4 (0.053%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.053%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.053%) SPSS
7 3 (0.040%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.040%) Simulink
8 2 (0.026%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.013%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.013%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.013%) GIMP
9 1 (0.013%) InVision
9 1 (0.013%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.013%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.24%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.21%) Magento
3 16 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
4 15 (0.20%) thinkFolio
5 14 (0.18%) Front Arena
6 13 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.15%) PolarLake
7 11 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.092%) SAP Hybris
10 6 (0.079%) Bloomberg AIM
11 5 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.053%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.053%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.053%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2,639 (34.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 668 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
3 621 (8.20%) Serverless
4 560 (7.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 559 (7.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 557 (7.35%) Amazon S3
7 549 (7.25%) AWS Lambda
8 502 (6.63%) PaaS
9 396 (5.23%) IaaS
10 363 (4.79%) GitHub
11 345 (4.55%) SaaS
12 320 (4.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 314 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
14 235 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 196 (2.59%) Route 53
16 187 (2.47%) Office 365
17 169 (2.23%) Amazon ELB
17 169 (2.23%) Heroku
17 169 (2.23%) OpenShift
18 153 (2.02%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 409 (5.40%) Firewall
2 285 (3.76%) DNS
3 222 (2.93%) TCP/IP
4 217 (2.86%) HTTP
5 181 (2.39%) VPN
6 157 (2.07%) SSL
7 140 (1.85%) WAN
8 118 (1.56%) Internet
9 88 (1.16%) SAN
10 82 (1.08%) LAN
11 80 (1.06%) DHCP
11 80 (1.06%) Network Security
12 78 (1.03%) Wireless
13 74 (0.98%) FTP
14 68 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
15 50 (0.66%) SMS
16 40 (0.53%) Kerberos
17 36 (0.48%) VLAN
18 34 (0.45%) IPsec
19 33 (0.44%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 668 (8.82%) MySQL
2 664 (8.76%) NoSQL
3 661 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
4 591 (7.80%) Big Data
5 571 (7.54%) SQL Server
6 501 (6.61%) MongoDB
7 497 (6.56%) Hadoop
8 403 (5.32%) Amazon RDS
9 315 (4.16%) Amazon Redshift
10 308 (4.07%) Relational Database
11 251 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
12 232 (3.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 227 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 191 (2.52%) Apache Hive
15 184 (2.43%) Redis
16 159 (2.10%) HBase
17 102 (1.35%) RDBMS
18 96 (1.27%) Power BI
19 87 (1.15%) Data Lake
20 75 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,880 (24.82%) Jenkins
2 1,381 (18.23%) Git (software)
3 594 (7.84%) JIRA
4 434 (5.73%) Maven
5 296 (3.91%) TeamCity
6 268 (3.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 220 (2.90%) Selenium
8 196 (2.59%) Gradle
9 191 (2.52%) JUnit
10 167 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 166 (2.19%) GitLab
12 164 (2.16%) Subversion
13 158 (2.09%) Cucumber
14 156 (2.06%) Artifactory
15 153 (2.02%) SonarQube
16 152 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
17 150 (1.98%) NUnit
18 125 (1.65%) webpack
19 124 (1.64%) Vagrant
20 118 (1.56%) Mockito
General
1 1,125 (14.85%) Finance
2 417 (5.50%) Banking
3 249 (3.29%) Retail
4 158 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 153 (2.02%) Marketing
6 86 (1.14%) Games
7 73 (0.96%) Law
8 63 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 58 (0.77%) Advertising
9 58 (0.77%) Publishing
10 53 (0.70%) Front Office
11 46 (0.61%) Electronics
12 40 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.49%) Back Office
13 37 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 36 (0.48%) Legal
15 32 (0.42%) Investment Banking
16 27 (0.36%) Automotive
17 18 (0.24%) Billing
18 11 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,120 (27.98%) Developer
2 1,662 (21.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,202 (15.87%) Architect
4 994 (13.12%) AWS Engineer
5 785 (10.36%) AWS DevOps
6 775 (10.23%) Java Developer
7 633 (8.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 464 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
9 365 (4.82%) Cloud Architect
10 354 (4.67%) AWS Architect
11 350 (4.62%) Senior Developer
12 313 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
13 304 (4.01%) AWS Developer
14 302 (3.99%) Consultant
15 266 (3.51%) .NET Developer
16 265 (3.50%) Senior DevOps
17 249 (3.29%) Data Engineer
18 236 (3.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 207 (2.73%) Linux Engineer
20 190 (2.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,292 (17.05%) Web Services
2 885 (11.68%) Node.js
3 726 (9.58%) .NET
4 671 (8.86%) REST
5 570 (7.52%) AngularJS
6 560 (7.39%) Spring
7 546 (7.21%) HTML
8 536 (7.07%) CSS
9 532 (7.02%) RESTful
10 453 (5.98%) Kafka
11 450 (5.94%) React
12 349 (4.61%) JSON
13 293 (3.87%) HTML5
14 278 (3.67%) Spring Boot
15 270 (3.56%) Elastic Stack
16 266 (3.51%) XML
17 255 (3.37%) ASP.NET
18 241 (3.18%) SOAP
19 234 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
20 215 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 466 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
2 372 (4.91%) Public Cloud
3 326 (4.30%) Data Centre
4 292 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 222 (2.93%) Fintech
6 221 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 198 (2.61%) User Experience
8 173 (2.28%) Mobile App
9 167 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
10 145 (1.91%) Private Cloud
11 138 (1.82%) Algorithms
12 136 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
13 126 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
14 117 (1.54%) Cloud Native
15 104 (1.37%) iPad
16 102 (1.35%) Data Structures
17 81 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
18 67 (0.88%) Management Information System
19 61 (0.81%) Virtual Team
20 54 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2,138 (28.22%) Linux
2 920 (12.14%) Windows
3 563 (7.43%) Unix
4 444 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 276 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 242 (3.19%) CentOS
7 130 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 124 (1.64%) Android
9 121 (1.60%) Ubuntu
10 89 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 78 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (0.71%) Windows 10
13 45 (0.59%) Debian
14 42 (0.55%) CoreOS
15 31 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 30 (0.40%) DC/OS
16 30 (0.40%) Solaris
17 29 (0.38%) VMS
18 23 (0.30%) Mac OS
19 20 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,374 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3,222 (42.53%) DevOps
3 1,411 (18.62%) TDD
4 1,341 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1,147 (15.14%) Microservices
6 943 (12.45%) Scrum
7 836 (11.03%) Configuration Management
8 768 (10.14%) Migration
9 756 (9.98%) Test Automation
10 633 (8.36%) Open Source
11 630 (8.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 628 (8.29%) BDD
13 616 (8.13%) E-Commerce
14 596 (7.87%) Software Engineering
15 456 (6.02%) OO
16 455 (6.01%) Analytics
17 439 (5.79%) Kanban
18 438 (5.78%) MVC
19 431 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
20 342 (4.51%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,339 (30.87%) Java
2 2,032 (26.82%) Python
3 1,211 (15.98%) JavaScript
4 955 (12.61%) SQL
5 790 (10.43%) Ruby
6 708 (9.35%) Bash Shell
7 698 (9.21%) C#
8 439 (5.79%) Java 8
9 417 (5.50%) PowerShell
10 404 (5.33%) Scala
11 330 (4.36%) Perl
12 297 (3.92%) Go
12 297 (3.92%) Groovy
13 263 (3.47%) PHP
14 241 (3.18%) Shell Script
15 176 (2.32%) C++
16 174 (2.30%) ES6
17 158 (2.09%) TypeScript
18 130 (1.72%) C
19 75 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 860 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 707 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 325 (4.29%) Degree
4 230 (3.04%) AWS Certification
5 118 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 94 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 87 (1.15%) CISSP
8 60 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 53 (0.70%) CISM
10 52 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 51 (0.67%) CCNP
12 49 (0.65%) Master's Degree
13 46 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
14 38 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
15 35 (0.46%) CCNA
16 34 (0.45%) MCSE
17 25 (0.33%) CISA
18 20 (0.26%) CCIE
18 20 (0.26%) CEH
19 18 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (3.08%) GCP
2 228 (3.01%) QA
3 129 (1.70%) GDPR
4 73 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 67 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 55 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 54 (0.71%) SLA
8 46 (0.61%) PMO
9 29 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.26%) NIST 800
11 14 (0.18%) COBIT
11 14 (0.18%) HIPAA
12 13 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 10 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
13 10 (0.13%) GAAP
13 10 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.079%) JSP 440
15 6 (0.079%) RMADS
16 5 (0.066%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,985 (26.20%) Docker
2 340 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 340 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (1.24%) HDFS
3 94 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
4 77 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 72 (0.95%) Apache Flume
6 67 (0.88%) vSphere
7 55 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 36 (0.48%) VirtualBox
9 32 (0.42%) etcd
10 31 (0.41%) flannel
10 31 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 30 (0.40%) Xen
12 26 (0.34%) vCloud
13 25 (0.33%) VMware NSX
14 20 (0.26%) NFS
15 19 (0.25%) KVM
16 18 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
17 17 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1,648 (21.75%) Ansible
2 1,330 (17.56%) Puppet
3 1,282 (16.92%) Terraform
4 1,102 (14.55%) Kubernetes
5 965 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
6 228 (3.01%) Packer
7 150 (1.98%) Nagios
8 144 (1.90%) Mesos
9 140 (1.85%) Salt
10 137 (1.81%) Kibana
11 133 (1.76%) logstash
12 115 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
13 108 (1.43%) Consul
14 102 (1.35%) SCCM
15 93 (1.23%) Grafana
16 87 (1.15%) ZABBIX
17 75 (0.99%) Oozie
18 73 (0.96%) Rancher
19 70 (0.92%) Prometheus
20 54 (0.71%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 763 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 676 (8.92%) Google
3 552 (7.29%) Oracle
4 482 (6.36%) VMware
5 379 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 322 (4.25%) Splunk
7 231 (3.05%) Cisco
8 174 (2.30%) IBM
9 157 (2.07%) New Relic
10 153 (2.02%) Atlassian
10 153 (2.02%) SAP
11 132 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
12 119 (1.57%) Cloudera
13 101 (1.33%) Tableau
14 98 (1.29%) SaltStack
15 91 (1.20%) CheckPoint
16 89 (1.17%) AppDynamics
17 87 (1.15%) Citrix
18 71 (0.94%) MuleSoft
19 67 (0.88%) Hortonworks