Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 16 42
Rank change year-on-year +4 +26 +34
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 8,945 7,423 4,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.22% 8.01% 4.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.27% 39.87% 35.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,352 5,316 3,049
England median daily rate £540 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £383 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 4
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.03% +135.71%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.03% +43.48%

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 23,374 18,620 11,569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 26.70% 20.10% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,201 12,815 8,095
England median daily rate £500 £480 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.92% +1.67%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £286
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 236 144
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.07% -6.89%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £50.25 £51.05
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11% -14.29%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 +1 5,254 £550 +1.38% 651
North of England +16 1,189 £500 +11.11% 183
South East +7 1,013 £500 +0.64% 177
Midlands +21 681 £500 - 115
North West +11 578 £510 +7.37% 106
South West +3 488 £525 +10.53% 55
West Midlands +11 477 £500 - 81
Yorkshire +14 462 £500 +17.65% 60
East of England +24 296 £491 -1.75% 103
East Midlands +20 187 £475 +7.95% 34
North East +26 150 £475 +5.56% 17
South Coast - 2 - -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 3,767 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3,666 (40.98%) DevOps
3 3,364 (37.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2,625 (29.35%) Java
5 2,456 (27.46%) Python
6 2,434 (27.21%) Docker
7 2,260 (25.27%) Jenkins
8 2,227 (24.90%) Linux
9 1,971 (22.03%) Kubernetes
10 1,826 (20.41%) Ansible
11 1,754 (19.61%) Terraform
12 1,650 (18.45%) Git (software)
13 1,622 (18.13%) Microservices
14 1,583 (17.70%) Finance
15 1,446 (16.17%) TDD
16 1,393 (15.57%) JavaScript
17 1,381 (15.44%) Web Services
18 1,354 (15.14%) Puppet
19 1,352 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
20 1,311 (14.66%) SQL
21 1,269 (14.19%) Google Cloud Platform
22 1,069 (11.95%) Scrum
23 1,041 (11.64%) Google
24 966 (10.80%) Windows
25 955 (10.68%) Migration
26 945 (10.56%) Opscode Chef
27 944 (10.55%) Security Cleared
28 940 (10.51%) Microsoft
29 934 (10.44%) Serverless
30 929 (10.39%) Node.js

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
1 530 (5.93%) Confluence
2 429 (4.80%) Apache Spark
3 326 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 316 (3.53%) Apache
5 275 (3.07%) Tomcat
6 223 (2.49%) nginx
7 219 (2.45%) OpenStack
8 204 (2.28%) WebSphere
9 165 (1.84%) IIS
10 149 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
11 132 (1.48%) WebLogic
12 114 (1.27%) SharePoint
13 106 (1.19%) JBoss
14 99 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
15 86 (0.96%) CMS
16 82 (0.92%) Jetty
17 79 (0.88%) MS Exchange
18 59 (0.66%) Mongrel
19 49 (0.55%) Apache Solr
20 40 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 80 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 19 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.089%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.078%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.022%) Mingle
8 2 (0.022%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.011%) Blender
9 1 (0.011%) CATIA
9 1 (0.011%) HipChat
9 1 (0.011%) iWork
9 1 (0.011%) Maya
9 1 (0.011%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.011%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.011%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 40 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.21%) Endur
3 16 (0.18%) assyst
3 16 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.13%) Actimize
5 10 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
6 9 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.078%) Sentinel
9 6 (0.067%) Magento
9 6 (0.067%) Unit4 Business World
10 5 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.056%) Relativity
11 4 (0.045%) Maximo
11 4 (0.045%) NetSuite
12 3 (0.034%) Fredhopper
12 3 (0.034%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 3 (0.034%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3,364 (37.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,269 (14.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 934 (10.44%) Serverless
4 857 (9.58%) Amazon EC2
5 792 (8.85%) Amazon S3
6 774 (8.65%) AWS Lambda
7 698 (7.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 491 (5.49%) PaaS
9 409 (4.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 395 (4.42%) IaaS
11 389 (4.35%) GitHub
12 372 (4.16%) SaaS
13 336 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
14 329 (3.68%) OpenShift
15 308 (3.44%) Office 365
16 297 (3.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 288 (3.22%) Amazon SQS
18 232 (2.59%) Amazon EMR
19 193 (2.16%) Amazon Kinesis
20 188 (2.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 420 (4.70%) Firewall
2 388 (4.34%) DNS
3 323 (3.61%) VPN
4 260 (2.91%) HTTP
5 225 (2.52%) WAN
6 222 (2.48%) TCP/IP
7 179 (2.00%) SSL
8 164 (1.83%) DHCP
9 154 (1.72%) LAN
10 148 (1.65%) Network Security
11 112 (1.25%) SAN
12 95 (1.06%) Internet
13 93 (1.04%) IPsec
14 91 (1.02%) FTP
15 84 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
16 75 (0.84%) BGP
17 66 (0.74%) OSPF
18 62 (0.69%) VLAN
19 60 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
20 53 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 867 (9.69%) Big Data
2 796 (8.90%) NoSQL
3 640 (7.15%) Hadoop
4 607 (6.79%) MySQL
5 601 (6.72%) Amazon RDS
6 592 (6.62%) MongoDB
6 592 (6.62%) SQL Server
7 558 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
8 417 (4.66%) Amazon Redshift
9 324 (3.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 321 (3.59%) Relational Database
11 320 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 295 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
13 216 (2.41%) Apache Hive
14 183 (2.05%) Redis
15 146 (1.63%) RDBMS
16 141 (1.58%) Oracle Database
17 125 (1.40%) Amazon Athena
18 122 (1.36%) Data Lake
19 106 (1.19%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2,260 (25.27%) Jenkins
2 1,650 (18.45%) Git (software)
3 906 (10.13%) JIRA
4 521 (5.82%) Maven
5 405 (4.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 363 (4.06%) GitLab
7 272 (3.04%) JUnit
8 267 (2.98%) SonarQube
9 249 (2.78%) Artifactory
10 232 (2.59%) Bitbucket
11 231 (2.58%) TeamCity
12 208 (2.33%) Selenium
13 183 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
14 182 (2.03%) Mockito
15 176 (1.97%) Subversion
16 153 (1.71%) Cucumber
17 144 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
18 143 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 136 (1.52%) Travis CI
20 130 (1.45%) Gradle
General
1 1,583 (17.70%) Finance
2 535 (5.98%) Banking
3 310 (3.47%) Retail
4 175 (1.96%) Marketing
5 153 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 136 (1.52%) Front Office
7 107 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 95 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 92 (1.03%) Law
10 78 (0.87%) Electronics
11 70 (0.78%) Legal
12 63 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 60 (0.67%) Publishing
14 56 (0.63%) Games
15 47 (0.53%) Back Office
16 39 (0.44%) Billing
17 27 (0.30%) Advertising
18 24 (0.27%) Automotive
18 24 (0.27%) Retail Banking
19 23 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,560 (28.62%) Developer
2 1,775 (19.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,400 (15.65%) Architect
4 1,006 (11.25%) AWS Engineer
5 935 (10.45%) Java Developer
6 721 (8.06%) AWS DevOps
7 595 (6.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 496 (5.54%) AWS Developer
9 467 (5.22%) Senior Developer
10 466 (5.21%) Cloud Engineer
11 430 (4.81%) AWS Architect
12 423 (4.73%) Data Engineer
13 401 (4.48%) Cloud Architect
14 335 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
15 275 (3.07%) Consultant
16 267 (2.98%) Senior DevOps
17 262 (2.93%) Python Engineer
18 253 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
19 247 (2.76%) Python Developer
20 245 (2.74%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,381 (15.44%) Web Services
2 929 (10.39%) Node.js
3 771 (8.62%) .NET
4 668 (7.47%) Spring
5 650 (7.27%) REST
6 632 (7.07%) RESTful
7 610 (6.82%) React
8 584 (6.53%) HTML
9 582 (6.51%) Kafka
10 567 (6.34%) CSS
11 548 (6.13%) AngularJS
12 471 (5.27%) Spring Boot
13 321 (3.59%) Elastic Stack
14 309 (3.45%) SOAP
15 302 (3.38%) JSON
16 297 (3.32%) J2EE
17 242 (2.71%) Redux
18 236 (2.64%) Hibernate
19 222 (2.48%) HTML5
20 197 (2.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 528 (5.90%) Public Cloud
2 503 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
3 368 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 352 (3.94%) Data Centre
5 317 (3.54%) Fintech
6 244 (2.73%) Cloud Native
7 234 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 220 (2.46%) Algorithms
9 198 (2.21%) User Experience
10 157 (1.76%) Management Information System
11 132 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 122 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 118 (1.32%) Data Structures
14 113 (1.26%) Private Cloud
14 113 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
15 105 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
16 78 (0.87%) Hedge funds
17 70 (0.78%) Fixed Income
18 57 (0.64%) PKI
19 55 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2,227 (24.90%) Linux
2 966 (10.80%) Windows
3 547 (6.12%) Unix
4 488 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 326 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 206 (2.30%) CentOS
7 105 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 103 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 88 (0.98%) Android
10 75 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 74 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 65 (0.73%) Solaris
13 61 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (0.48%) Windows 10
15 37 (0.41%) VMS
16 32 (0.36%) Debian
17 30 (0.34%) AIX
18 27 (0.30%) CoreOS
19 20 (0.22%) Kali Linux
20 17 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,767 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3,666 (40.98%) DevOps
3 1,622 (18.13%) Microservices
4 1,446 (16.17%) TDD
5 1,352 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1,069 (11.95%) Scrum
7 955 (10.68%) Migration
8 910 (10.17%) Test Automation
9 847 (9.47%) Open Source
10 779 (8.71%) BDD
11 767 (8.57%) Configuration Management
12 690 (7.71%) Software Engineering
13 572 (6.39%) Analytics
14 543 (6.07%) Continuous Delivery
15 491 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
16 483 (5.40%) Kanban
17 400 (4.47%) Data Science
18 398 (4.45%) Deployment Automation
19 397 (4.44%) ETL
19 397 (4.44%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,625 (29.35%) Java
2 2,456 (27.46%) Python
3 1,393 (15.57%) JavaScript
4 1,311 (14.66%) SQL
5 647 (7.23%) Bash Shell
6 632 (7.07%) C#
7 543 (6.07%) Java 8
8 500 (5.59%) Ruby
9 434 (4.85%) PowerShell
10 334 (3.73%) Scala
11 288 (3.22%) Go
12 252 (2.82%) Perl
13 236 (2.64%) PHP
14 210 (2.35%) TypeScript
15 207 (2.31%) ES6
16 142 (1.59%) Shell Script
17 141 (1.58%) R
18 129 (1.44%) C++
19 120 (1.34%) Groovy
20 98 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 944 (10.55%) Security Cleared
2 788 (8.81%) SC Cleared
3 362 (4.05%) Degree
4 247 (2.76%) AWS Certification
5 192 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 139 (1.55%) RHCE
7 125 (1.40%) CISSP
8 116 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 111 (1.24%) CCNP
10 84 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
11 81 (0.91%) CISM
12 74 (0.83%) Master's Degree
13 71 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 67 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 61 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
16 60 (0.67%) MCSE
17 56 (0.63%) CCIE
18 54 (0.60%) CCNA
19 50 (0.56%) DV Cleared
20 42 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (2.68%) QA
2 148 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 130 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 92 (1.03%) GDPR
5 64 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 42 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 39 (0.44%) SLA
8 21 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
9 17 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 15 (0.17%) PMO
11 14 (0.16%) COBIT
12 12 (0.13%) PSD2
13 11 (0.12%) FedRAMP
14 10 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 9 (0.10%) ISO 22301
15 9 (0.10%) ISO 9001
16 8 (0.089%) ISAE 3402
16 8 (0.089%) ISO 31000
17 7 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2,434 (27.21%) Docker
2 445 (4.97%) Active Directory
3 401 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 114 (1.27%) vSphere
5 91 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 90 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
7 79 (0.88%) HDFS
7 79 (0.88%) Xen
8 69 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (0.51%) Apache Flume
10 45 (0.50%) XenApp
11 40 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 40 (0.45%) VMware NSX
12 38 (0.42%) NFS
13 33 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
14 30 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
15 27 (0.30%) Squid
16 21 (0.23%) vCloud
16 21 (0.23%) XenDesktop
17 16 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1,971 (22.03%) Kubernetes
2 1,826 (20.41%) Ansible
3 1,754 (19.61%) Terraform
4 1,354 (15.14%) Puppet
5 945 (10.56%) Opscode Chef
6 191 (2.14%) Packer
7 161 (1.80%) Prometheus
8 148 (1.65%) Grafana
9 144 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
10 124 (1.39%) Salt
11 121 (1.35%) Kibana
12 114 (1.27%) SCCM
13 102 (1.14%) Consul
14 80 (0.89%) ZABBIX
15 79 (0.88%) Nagios
16 77 (0.86%) Mesos
17 70 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
18 69 (0.77%) logstash
19 49 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
20 45 (0.50%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,041 (11.64%) Google
2 940 (10.51%) Microsoft
3 716 (8.00%) Oracle
4 643 (7.19%) VMware
5 473 (5.29%) Red Hat
6 471 (5.27%) Splunk
7 328 (3.67%) Cisco
8 228 (2.55%) Atlassian
9 211 (2.36%) Cloudera
10 160 (1.79%) Citrix
11 146 (1.63%) Hortonworks
12 139 (1.55%) IBM
13 137 (1.53%) Qualys
14 136 (1.52%) SAP
15 115 (1.29%) Tableau
16 109 (1.22%) F5
17 97 (1.08%) EMC
18 89 (0.99%) New Relic
19 85 (0.95%) ServiceNow
20 81 (0.91%) CheckPoint