Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 43 87
Rank change year-on-year +21 +44 +65
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 6,801 4,052 2,454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.30% 4.56% 2.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.89% 35.16% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,995 2,942 1,930
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £330
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £518 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.50% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 4 3
England median hourly rate £42.06 £46.25 £30.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.07% +53.20% -19.49%
10th Percentile £27.02 £35.13 £19.04
90th Percentile £58.75 £142.75 £57.04
UK median hourly rate £42.06 £46.25 £30.19
% change year-on-year -9.07% +53.20% -19.49%

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 17,489 11,524 7,569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.77% 12.96% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,216 8,029 5,279
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £275
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 162 123
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 £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.25 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.27 £20.50
% change year-on-year +9.45% -10.87% -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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +13 4,325 £525 +3.45% 1,123
South East +39 944 £500 +7.30% 289
North of England +22 594 £450 - 340
Midlands +42 400 £485 -0.10% 134
South West +44 328 £475 - 103
North West +9 311 £463 +2.78% 194
West Midlands +47 264 £485 -0.51% 68
Yorkshire +22 244 £450 - 116
East of England +12 223 £500 -4.76% 180
East Midlands +45 125 £451 +20.13% 65
North East +46 41 £488 +11.43% 30
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 2,986 (43.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2,979 (43.80%) DevOps
3 2,265 (33.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2,177 (32.01%) Java
5 2,049 (30.13%) Linux
6 1,801 (26.48%) Python
7 1,740 (25.58%) Docker
8 1,698 (24.97%) Jenkins
9 1,535 (22.57%) Ansible
10 1,366 (20.09%) Web Services
11 1,353 (19.89%) TDD
12 1,309 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
13 1,275 (18.75%) Puppet
14 1,234 (18.14%) Git (software)
15 1,165 (17.13%) JavaScript
16 1,026 (15.09%) Terraform
17 1,011 (14.87%) Finance
18 977 (14.37%) Microservices
19 933 (13.72%) Scrum
20 922 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
21 853 (12.54%) Windows
22 829 (12.19%) Kubernetes
23 796 (11.70%) SQL
24 789 (11.60%) Node.js
25 753 (11.07%) Ruby
26 752 (11.06%) Configuration Management
27 706 (10.38%) NoSQL
28 683 (10.04%) Security Cleared
29 678 (9.97%) Migration
30 670 (9.85%) BDD

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 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 403 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
3 385 (5.66%) Confluence
4 343 (5.04%) Apache
5 339 (4.98%) OpenStack
6 311 (4.57%) Apache Spark
7 202 (2.97%) Cloud Foundry
8 188 (2.76%) nginx
9 165 (2.43%) WebSphere
10 152 (2.23%) WebLogic
11 116 (1.71%) IIS
12 99 (1.46%) JBoss
13 85 (1.25%) CMS
14 51 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 46 (0.68%) SharePoint
16 42 (0.62%) MS Exchange
16 42 (0.62%) SAS
17 41 (0.60%) Mule
18 39 (0.57%) Apache Solr
19 38 (0.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 36 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.31%) HipChat
5 7 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.059%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.059%) SPSS
7 3 (0.044%) Stata
8 2 (0.029%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.015%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.015%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.015%) Gephi
9 1 (0.015%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.015%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 24 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (0.28%) Magento
3 13 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.10%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.074%) SDL Web 8
8 4 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.044%) HFM
9 3 (0.044%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.029%) Maximo
10 2 (0.029%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.029%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.029%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.029%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.029%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2,265 (33.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 656 (9.65%) Amazon EC2
3 583 (8.57%) Amazon S3
4 520 (7.65%) Serverless
5 500 (7.35%) PaaS
6 483 (7.10%) AWS CloudFormation
7 462 (6.79%) AWS Lambda
8 451 (6.63%) IaaS
9 431 (6.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 378 (5.56%) GitHub
11 351 (5.16%) SaaS
12 302 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 215 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
14 201 (2.96%) Route 53
15 190 (2.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 186 (2.73%) OpenShift
17 184 (2.71%) Office 365
18 162 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
19 135 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
20 125 (1.84%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 408 (6.00%) Firewall
2 286 (4.21%) DNS
3 269 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 213 (3.13%) HTTP
5 175 (2.57%) VPN
6 145 (2.13%) WAN
7 133 (1.96%) Internet
8 130 (1.91%) SSL
9 91 (1.34%) SAN
10 89 (1.31%) LAN
11 87 (1.28%) DHCP
12 83 (1.22%) Network Security
13 67 (0.99%) Wireless
14 51 (0.75%) FTP
15 48 (0.71%) SMS
16 45 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
17 42 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
18 41 (0.60%) MPLS
19 38 (0.56%) VLAN
20 31 (0.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (10.38%) NoSQL
2 641 (9.43%) MySQL
3 573 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
4 527 (7.75%) SQL Server
5 493 (7.25%) MongoDB
6 489 (7.19%) Big Data
7 423 (6.22%) Hadoop
8 367 (5.40%) Amazon RDS
9 251 (3.69%) Relational Database
10 240 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 230 (3.38%) Amazon Redshift
12 192 (2.82%) Redis
13 191 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
14 142 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
15 138 (2.03%) Apache Hive
16 116 (1.71%) RDBMS
17 108 (1.59%) HBase
18 86 (1.26%) Oracle Database
19 72 (1.06%) Neo4j
20 55 (0.81%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,698 (24.97%) Jenkins
2 1,234 (18.14%) Git (software)
3 566 (8.32%) JIRA
4 428 (6.29%) Maven
5 292 (4.29%) TeamCity
6 253 (3.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 208 (3.06%) Selenium
8 187 (2.75%) JUnit
9 182 (2.68%) Subversion
10 175 (2.57%) Cucumber
11 169 (2.48%) NUnit
12 167 (2.46%) Bitbucket
13 163 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 160 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
15 151 (2.22%) Artifactory
16 141 (2.07%) GitLab
16 141 (2.07%) SonarQube
17 132 (1.94%) Gradle
18 107 (1.57%) MSTest
19 105 (1.54%) webpack
General
1 1,011 (14.87%) Finance
2 407 (5.98%) Banking
3 219 (3.22%) Retail
4 160 (2.35%) Marketing
5 133 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 99 (1.46%) Publishing
7 71 (1.04%) Advertising
8 70 (1.03%) Retail Banking
9 65 (0.96%) Games
10 58 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 49 (0.72%) Law
12 42 (0.62%) Electronics
13 41 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 33 (0.49%) Investment Banking
15 31 (0.46%) Billing
16 21 (0.31%) Automotive
17 17 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.24%) Back Office
19 14 (0.21%) Legal
20 12 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,889 (27.78%) Developer
2 1,603 (23.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 975 (14.34%) Architect
4 943 (13.87%) AWS Engineer
5 787 (11.57%) Java Developer
6 751 (11.04%) AWS DevOps
7 630 (9.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 432 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
9 337 (4.96%) AWS Developer
10 321 (4.72%) Cloud Architect
11 312 (4.59%) Senior Developer
12 279 (4.10%) Consultant
13 277 (4.07%) AWS Architect
14 264 (3.88%) .NET Developer
15 257 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
16 255 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
17 244 (3.59%) Senior DevOps
18 225 (3.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 213 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 198 (2.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,366 (20.09%) Web Services
2 789 (11.60%) Node.js
3 632 (9.29%) .NET
4 595 (8.75%) AngularJS
5 571 (8.40%) REST
6 488 (7.18%) CSS
7 475 (6.98%) HTML
7 475 (6.98%) Spring
8 450 (6.62%) React
9 429 (6.31%) RESTful
10 363 (5.34%) Kafka
11 343 (5.04%) JSON
12 258 (3.79%) Spring Boot
13 252 (3.71%) ASP.NET
14 251 (3.69%) HTML5
15 243 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
16 201 (2.96%) jQuery
16 201 (2.96%) SOAP
17 195 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
18 184 (2.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 404 (5.94%) Public Cloud
2 390 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
3 267 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 256 (3.76%) Data Centre
5 193 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 173 (2.54%) Fintech
7 157 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 138 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 128 (1.88%) Mobile App
10 119 (1.75%) User Experience
11 109 (1.60%) Private Cloud
12 97 (1.43%) Algorithms
13 96 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
14 89 (1.31%) Data Structures
15 82 (1.21%) Cloud Native
16 77 (1.13%) Virtual Team
17 66 (0.97%) iPad
18 62 (0.91%) Management Information System
19 54 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
20 51 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2,049 (30.13%) Linux
2 853 (12.54%) Windows
3 498 (7.32%) Unix
4 409 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 299 (4.40%) Windows Server
6 257 (3.78%) CentOS
7 123 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 95 (1.40%) Ubuntu
9 93 (1.37%) Android
10 73 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 61 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (0.66%) Windows 10
13 37 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 36 (0.53%) Debian
15 35 (0.51%) CoreOS
16 24 (0.35%) Solaris
17 22 (0.32%) Windows 7
18 15 (0.22%) DC/OS
18 15 (0.22%) Mac OS X
19 10 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,986 (43.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2,979 (43.80%) DevOps
3 1,353 (19.89%) TDD
4 1,309 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
5 977 (14.37%) Microservices
6 933 (13.72%) Scrum
7 752 (11.06%) Configuration Management
8 678 (9.97%) Migration
9 670 (9.85%) BDD
10 642 (9.44%) Test Automation
11 613 (9.01%) Continuous Delivery
12 599 (8.81%) Open Source
13 533 (7.84%) Software Engineering
14 508 (7.47%) E-Commerce
15 460 (6.76%) Kanban
16 429 (6.31%) OO
17 427 (6.28%) MVC
18 325 (4.78%) Analytics
19 294 (4.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 293 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2,177 (32.01%) Java
2 1,801 (26.48%) Python
3 1,165 (17.13%) JavaScript
4 796 (11.70%) SQL
5 753 (11.07%) Ruby
6 631 (9.28%) Bash Shell
7 604 (8.88%) C#
8 366 (5.38%) PowerShell
9 312 (4.59%) Scala
10 287 (4.22%) Groovy
11 263 (3.87%) Go
12 251 (3.69%) Perl
12 251 (3.69%) PHP
13 188 (2.76%) Shell Script
14 160 (2.35%) ES6
15 122 (1.79%) TypeScript
16 83 (1.22%) R
17 82 (1.21%) C++
18 74 (1.09%) C
19 65 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 683 (10.04%) Security Cleared
2 530 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 262 (3.85%) Degree
4 186 (2.73%) AWS Certification
5 110 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 98 (1.44%) CISSP
7 95 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 75 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 60 (0.88%) CISM
10 48 (0.71%) CCNP
11 47 (0.69%) DV Cleared
12 45 (0.66%) MCSE
13 37 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
14 30 (0.44%) CCNA
14 30 (0.44%) CCSP
15 29 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 28 (0.41%) Master's Degree
17 21 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 20 (0.29%) CCIE
19 19 (0.28%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (3.57%) QA
2 137 (2.01%) GCP
3 91 (1.34%) GDPR
4 68 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 53 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 33 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 32 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
8 30 (0.44%) SLA
9 21 (0.31%) PMO
10 15 (0.22%) NIST 800
11 12 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.15%) GAAP
13 8 (0.12%) COBIT
14 7 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.088%) JSP 440
15 6 (0.088%) RMADS
16 5 (0.074%) HIPAA
17 3 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials
17 3 (0.044%) ISO 9001
17 3 (0.044%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,740 (25.58%) Docker
2 303 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 275 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 98 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
5 93 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 66 (0.97%) HDFS
7 54 (0.79%) vSphere
8 50 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 49 (0.72%) Apache Flume
10 45 (0.66%) vCloud
11 37 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 24 (0.35%) XenApp
13 22 (0.32%) flannel
14 18 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
15 16 (0.24%) Squid
15 16 (0.24%) Xen
16 14 (0.21%) KVM
17 13 (0.19%) Samba
17 13 (0.19%) Varnish
17 13 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,535 (22.57%) Ansible
2 1,275 (18.75%) Puppet
3 1,026 (15.09%) Terraform
4 922 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
5 829 (12.19%) Kubernetes
6 170 (2.50%) logstash
7 168 (2.47%) Packer
8 158 (2.32%) Nagios
9 151 (2.22%) Mesos
10 143 (2.10%) Kibana
11 104 (1.53%) Grafana
11 104 (1.53%) ZABBIX
12 85 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
13 81 (1.19%) Rancher
13 81 (1.19%) Salt
14 79 (1.16%) SCCM
15 77 (1.13%) Prometheus
16 75 (1.10%) Consul
17 61 (0.90%) SCOM
18 50 (0.74%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 648 (9.53%) Microsoft
2 551 (8.10%) Google
3 507 (7.45%) Oracle
4 476 (7.00%) VMware
5 388 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 298 (4.38%) Splunk
7 209 (3.07%) Cisco
8 167 (2.46%) Atlassian
9 157 (2.31%) IBM
10 123 (1.81%) SAP
11 119 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
12 116 (1.71%) New Relic
13 96 (1.41%) Tableau
14 92 (1.35%) CheckPoint
15 77 (1.13%) Citrix
16 75 (1.10%) SaltStack
17 74 (1.09%) F5
18 71 (1.04%) McAfee
19 69 (1.01%) AppDynamics
20 67 (0.99%) Fortinet