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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK / England
Rank 43 72 151
Rank change year-on-year +29 +79  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1960 1338 746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.75% 2.73% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.62% 33.57% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1048 529
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £103.75 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £152.75 - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5352 3986 2519
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.97% 8.13% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3745 2783 1640
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 89
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.80 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 1254 £500 - 418
South East +39 245 £475 +11.76% 79
North West +41 116 £438 -9.09% 63
South West +39 76 £400 +3.22% 46
West Midlands +28 71 £475 +19.12% 18
East of England +2 64 £525 +10.52% 45
Yorkshire 0 53 £463 +2.77% 40
North East +28 45 £475 +5.55% 12
East Midlands +19 31 £375 -16.66% 11
Midlands +10 3 £500 -23.07%
Amazon AWS
UK

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1704 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1700 (42.12%) DevOps
3 1494 (37.02%) Linux
4 1285 (31.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 1144 (28.34%) Java
6 1045 (25.89%) Puppet
7 1036 (25.67%) Jenkins
8 999 (24.75%) Python
9 998 (24.73%) Docker
10 971 (24.06%) Web Services
11 929 (23.02%) Ansible
12 858 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
13 741 (18.36%) Git (software)
14 671 (16.63%) Opscode Chef
15 617 (15.29%) Ruby
16 612 (15.16%) JavaScript
17 589 (14.59%) TDD
18 579 (14.35%) Configuration Management
19 568 (14.07%) Windows
20 535 (13.26%) Scrum
21 529 (13.11%) Finance
22 481 (11.92%) VMware
23 467 (11.57%) Bash Shell
24 456 (11.30%) SQL
25 452 (11.20%) Microservices
26 436 (10.80%) Amazon EC2
27 432 (10.70%) Open Source
28 426 (10.56%) HTML
29 410 (10.16%) Terraform
30 401 (9.94%) Security Cleared

Amazon AWS
Top Related 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
1 301 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
2 241 (5.97%) Apache
3 220 (5.45%) Confluence
4 196 (4.86%) OpenStack
5 192 (4.76%) Apache Spark
6 179 (4.44%) nginx
7 144 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
8 139 (3.44%) Tomcat
9 105 (2.60%) IIS
10 80 (1.98%) WebLogic
11 73 (1.81%) WebSphere
12 60 (1.49%) Apache Pig
13 57 (1.41%) JBoss
14 39 (0.97%) Apache Solr
15 37 (0.92%) CMS
16 25 (0.62%) Jetty
16 25 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 25 (0.62%) SharePoint
17 24 (0.59%) SAS
18 23 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 91 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.55%) HipChat
3 19 (0.47%) MS Office
4 8 (0.20%) MS Project
4 8 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.12%) SPSS
7 4 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.025%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.025%) Stata
Business Applications
1 64 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.15%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 6 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.099%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.099%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.074%) Magento
6 3 (0.074%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.074%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.050%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.050%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.050%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.050%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.050%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.025%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.025%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1285 (31.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 436 (10.80%) Amazon EC2
3 320 (7.93%) Amazon S3
4 312 (7.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 283 (7.01%) PaaS
6 238 (5.90%) IaaS
7 215 (5.33%) GitHub
8 183 (4.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 136 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 132 (3.27%) SaaS
11 130 (3.22%) AWS Lambda
12 117 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
13 98 (2.43%) Office 365
14 96 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
15 95 (2.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 95 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
16 90 (2.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 88 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
17 88 (2.18%) Route 53
18 66 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 272 (6.74%) Firewall
2 271 (6.71%) DNS
3 241 (5.97%) HTTP
4 211 (5.23%) VPN
5 194 (4.81%) TCP/IP
6 146 (3.62%) SSL
7 135 (3.34%) WAN
8 111 (2.75%) LAN
9 88 (2.18%) Internet
10 85 (2.11%) DHCP
11 77 (1.91%) SAN
12 73 (1.81%) Network Security
13 55 (1.36%) IPsec
14 49 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
15 41 (1.02%) LDAP
16 39 (0.97%) SSH
16 39 (0.97%) Wireless
17 35 (0.87%) Kerberos
18 34 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
18 34 (0.84%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (9.12%) Big Data
2 365 (9.04%) SQL Server
3 352 (8.72%) Hadoop
4 346 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
5 321 (7.95%) NoSQL
6 319 (7.90%) MySQL
7 318 (7.88%) MongoDB
8 200 (4.96%) Amazon RDS
9 149 (3.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 142 (3.52%) Apache Hive
11 140 (3.47%) Relational Database
12 134 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 123 (3.05%) Redis
14 110 (2.73%) Amazon Redshift
15 83 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
16 74 (1.83%) Oracle Database
17 66 (1.64%) HBase
18 47 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
19 41 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
20 36 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1036 (25.67%) Jenkins
2 741 (18.36%) Git (software)
3 345 (8.55%) JIRA
4 244 (6.05%) Maven
5 138 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 138 (3.42%) Vagrant
6 134 (3.32%) TeamCity
7 117 (2.90%) Subversion
8 114 (2.82%) JUnit
9 108 (2.68%) Selenium
10 105 (2.60%) Cucumber
11 91 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 86 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 78 (1.93%) Bitbucket
14 74 (1.83%) Ant
14 74 (1.83%) SonarQube
15 72 (1.78%) Gradle
16 50 (1.24%) GitLab
17 49 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
18 48 (1.19%) Artifactory
General
1 529 (13.11%) Finance
2 168 (4.16%) Banking
3 150 (3.72%) Retail
4 108 (2.68%) Marketing
5 94 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 64 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 60 (1.49%) Electronics
8 52 (1.29%) Publishing
9 48 (1.19%) Games
10 40 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 31 (0.77%) Advertising
12 26 (0.64%) Front Office
13 22 (0.55%) Legal
14 21 (0.52%) Law
15 20 (0.50%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.35%) Back Office
17 10 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.25%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.22%) Multimedia
19 8 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 992 (24.58%) Developer
2 928 (22.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 715 (17.72%) Architect
4 514 (12.74%) AWS Engineer
5 447 (11.08%) AWS DevOps
6 356 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 240 (5.95%) Cloud Architect
8 238 (5.90%) Cloud Engineer
9 223 (5.53%) Consultant
10 204 (5.05%) AWS Architect
11 195 (4.83%) AWS Developer
12 190 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
13 166 (4.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 144 (3.57%) Senior Developer
15 137 (3.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 137 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
16 126 (3.12%) Technical Architect
17 125 (3.10%) Senior DevOps
18 120 (2.97%) .NET Developer
19 113 (2.80%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 971 (24.06%) Web Services
2 426 (10.56%) HTML
3 359 (8.89%) Node.js
4 351 (8.70%) .NET
5 337 (8.35%) CSS
6 333 (8.25%) REST
7 294 (7.28%) AngularJS
8 238 (5.90%) Spring
9 220 (5.45%) JSON
10 205 (5.08%) RESTful
11 185 (4.58%) HTML5
12 179 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
13 176 (4.36%) Kafka
14 154 (3.82%) ASP.NET
15 147 (3.64%) React
16 137 (3.39%) XML
17 119 (2.95%) CSS3
18 109 (2.70%) J2EE
19 108 (2.68%) jQuery
20 106 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 228 (5.65%) Public Cloud
2 211 (5.23%) Data Centre
3 155 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
4 115 (2.85%) User Experience
5 91 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 68 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 67 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 63 (1.56%) Private Cloud
9 61 (1.51%) Algorithms
9 61 (1.51%) PKI
10 48 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
11 46 (1.14%) Management Information System
12 45 (1.11%) Data Structures
13 39 (0.97%) Replication
14 31 (0.77%) Clustering
15 29 (0.72%) Fintech
16 26 (0.64%) Cloud Native
17 25 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (0.57%) Virtual Team
19 21 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1494 (37.02%) Linux
2 568 (14.07%) Windows
3 312 (7.73%) Unix
4 295 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 230 (5.70%) CentOS
6 206 (5.10%) Windows Server
7 96 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 96 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 53 (1.31%) Android
10 46 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 45 (1.11%) CoreOS
12 30 (0.74%) Solaris
13 27 (0.67%) SUSE
14 25 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (0.45%) Windows 10
16 15 (0.37%) AIX
16 15 (0.37%) Fedora
17 14 (0.35%) Debian
17 14 (0.35%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1704 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1700 (42.12%) DevOps
3 858 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
4 589 (14.59%) TDD
5 579 (14.35%) Configuration Management
6 535 (13.26%) Scrum
7 452 (11.20%) Microservices
8 432 (10.70%) Open Source
9 341 (8.45%) BDD
10 329 (8.15%) Migration
11 307 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 292 (7.23%) E-Commerce
13 281 (6.96%) High Availability
14 270 (6.69%) Software Engineering
15 234 (5.80%) MVC
16 214 (5.30%) Kanban
17 170 (4.21%) Load Balancing
18 163 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
19 161 (3.99%) Mentoring
20 153 (3.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1144 (28.34%) Java
2 999 (24.75%) Python
3 617 (15.29%) Ruby
4 612 (15.16%) JavaScript
5 467 (11.57%) Bash Shell
6 456 (11.30%) SQL
7 304 (7.53%) PowerShell
8 303 (7.51%) C#
9 294 (7.28%) Scala
10 225 (5.57%) Perl
11 190 (4.71%) PHP
12 173 (4.29%) Go
13 122 (3.02%) Shell Script
14 87 (2.16%) C
15 69 (1.71%) R
16 62 (1.54%) C++
17 56 (1.39%) Groovy
18 32 (0.79%) Clojure
18 32 (0.79%) ES6
19 23 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 401 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 338 (8.37%) SC Cleared
3 129 (3.20%) Degree
4 76 (1.88%) AWS Certification
5 51 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (1.26%) CISSP
6 41 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 29 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 28 (0.69%) MCSE
10 25 (0.62%) CCNP
11 24 (0.59%) PMP
12 22 (0.55%) CCNA
13 21 (0.52%) PMI Certification
14 19 (0.47%) CISMP
15 18 (0.45%) CESG Certified Professional
15 18 (0.45%) CISM
16 15 (0.37%) CCIE
17 14 (0.35%) PhD
18 13 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (3.37%) QA
2 66 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 47 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 26 (0.64%) SLA
5 20 (0.50%) COBIT
6 18 (0.45%) PMO
7 13 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.27%) GDPR
8 11 (0.27%) ISO27002
9 9 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.22%) EMIR
9 9 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (0.22%) MiFID
10 7 (0.17%) GCP
11 5 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.12%) FedRAMP
12 4 (0.099%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.099%) RMADS
12 4 (0.099%) SDET
System Software
1 998 (24.73%) Docker
2 232 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 219 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (2.28%) vCloud
5 77 (1.91%) vSphere
6 74 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
7 66 (1.64%) HDFS
8 60 (1.49%) Hyper-V
9 41 (1.02%) Xen
10 36 (0.89%) VMware ESX
11 35 (0.87%) XenApp
12 28 (0.69%) Squid
13 27 (0.67%) Postfix
14 18 (0.45%) Apache Flume
15 17 (0.42%) LXC
15 17 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (0.40%) XenServer
17 14 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
18 13 (0.32%) NFS
18 13 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1045 (25.89%) Puppet
2 929 (23.02%) Ansible
3 671 (16.63%) Opscode Chef
4 410 (10.16%) Terraform
5 328 (8.13%) Kubernetes
6 132 (3.27%) logstash
7 122 (3.02%) Kibana
8 110 (2.73%) Nagios
9 107 (2.65%) Salt
10 104 (2.58%) ZABBIX
11 72 (1.78%) Packer
12 70 (1.73%) Mesos
13 64 (1.59%) Consul
14 60 (1.49%) SCCM
15 56 (1.39%) Graphite
16 47 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
17 46 (1.14%) Rancher
18 41 (1.02%) HAProxy
19 34 (0.84%) Grafana
20 33 (0.82%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 481 (11.92%) VMware
2 381 (9.44%) Microsoft
3 358 (8.87%) Oracle
4 229 (5.67%) Google
4 229 (5.67%) Red Hat
5 157 (3.89%) Splunk
6 155 (3.84%) Cisco
7 128 (3.17%) Atlassian
8 112 (2.78%) SAP
9 91 (2.25%) Citrix
10 90 (2.23%) New Relic
11 87 (2.16%) AppDynamics
12 78 (1.93%) Rackspace
13 75 (1.86%) HP
14 71 (1.76%) IBM
15 54 (1.34%) SaltStack
16 49 (1.21%) CheckPoint
17 46 (1.14%) TIBCO
18 45 (1.11%) Cloudera
18 45 (1.11%) Talend
North London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: 6 months contract + likely extensions
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Movement8
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable - outside of IR35
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: Up to £520 per day Lauren
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City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £595 per day
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London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Salford, Lancashire
Reed Professional Services
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
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London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Engage PSG
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