Period
to 4 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 4 July 2020 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 AWS Certification
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 412 521 630
Rank change year-on-year +109 +109 +116
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 143 325 251
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 2.01% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 207 200
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £450 £457 £425
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £565 £550
% change year-on-year -2.65% +2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

AWS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,847 16,161 17,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 23.98% 18.96% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,312 9,796 10,623
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £250
90th Percentile £644 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 715 831
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -16.56%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.34 £13.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £56.84 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +45.83% -20.00%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Certification in England.

Daily rate trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Certification in England over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
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 AWS Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 4 July 2020. 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
South West +95 55 £525 -4.55% 3
London +34 46 £575 -4.17% 12
North of England +93 21 £550 +5.77% 7
North West +61 16 £550 +4.76% 6
South East +151 13 £500 - 2
Midlands +72 5 £550 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +55 5 £550 +2.33% 2
Yorkshire +67 4 £675 +54.29% 1
East of England +58 1 £500 -20.63% 1
North East +36 1 £625 -10.71%
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Certification 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 AWS Certification.

1 133 (93.01%) AWS
2 89 (62.24%) DevOps
3 53 (37.06%) Terraform
4 51 (35.66%) Linux
5 50 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (30.07%) Python
7 41 (28.67%) Infrastructure as Code
8 40 (27.97%) Amazon S3
9 34 (23.78%) Jenkins
10 33 (23.08%) Security Cleared
11 31 (21.68%) Migration
12 30 (20.98%) Serverless
13 29 (20.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 29 (20.28%) Amazon EC2
14 26 (18.18%) SC Cleared
15 23 (16.08%) Scrum
15 23 (16.08%) Java
15 23 (16.08%) Continuous Delivery
16 22 (15.38%) Kubernetes
16 22 (15.38%) Mentoring
16 22 (15.38%) Route 53
17 21 (14.69%) Amazon RDS
18 20 (13.99%) Ansible
18 20 (13.99%) Docker
18 20 (13.99%) Azure
19 19 (13.29%) Git (software)
19 19 (13.29%) AWS Lambda
20 18 (12.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 18 (12.59%) Windows
21 17 (11.89%) Big Data

AWS Certification
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 12 (8.39%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (7.69%) Confluence
3 7 (4.90%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
4 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 133 (93.01%) AWS
2 40 (27.97%) Amazon S3
3 30 (20.98%) Serverless
4 29 (20.28%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (20.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (15.38%) Route 53
6 20 (13.99%) Azure
7 19 (13.29%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (12.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 16 (11.19%) GitHub
10 13 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (9.09%) CloudFront
11 11 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (7.69%) IaaS
11 11 (7.69%) PaaS
12 9 (6.29%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (4.20%) Amazon ECS
14 5 (3.50%) AWS CloudTrail
14 5 (3.50%) GCP
14 5 (3.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.39%) Firewall
2 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.40%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.40%) MQTT
3 2 (1.40%) Network Security
3 2 (1.40%) Softswitch
3 2 (1.40%) SSL
3 2 (1.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.70%) BGP
4 1 (0.70%) DMZ
4 1 (0.70%) DNS
4 1 (0.70%) FTP
4 1 (0.70%) HTTP
4 1 (0.70%) OSPF
4 1 (0.70%) Skype
4 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.69%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (11.89%) Big Data
3 9 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.50%) MySQL
5 5 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.80%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.10%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon QuickSight
9 1 (0.70%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.70%) Power BI
9 1 (0.70%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (23.78%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.29%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.09%) GitLab
4 12 (8.39%) JIRA
5 10 (6.99%) Bitbucket
6 6 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.20%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.50%) Bitbucket Server
7 5 (3.50%) Mockito
7 5 (3.50%) Selenium
7 5 (3.50%) Snyk
8 4 (2.80%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.80%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.10%) Spinnaker
10 2 (1.40%) Ant
10 2 (1.40%) ERwin
10 2 (1.40%) Maven
10 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.70%) JUnit
11 1 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.50%) Legal
4 3 (2.10%) Police
5 2 (1.40%) Advertising
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (33.57%) AWS Engineer
3 37 (25.87%) AWS DevOps
4 34 (23.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 24 (16.78%) Architect
6 21 (14.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (11.19%) AWS Architect
7 16 (11.19%) Lead DevOps
8 12 (8.39%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 12 (8.39%) Platform Engineer
9 9 (6.29%) AWS Developer
9 9 (6.29%) Developer
10 7 (4.90%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.90%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.90%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.90%) Senior DevOps
11 6 (4.20%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.80%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.79%) Web Services
2 8 (5.59%) Node.js
3 7 (4.90%) Kafka
4 5 (3.50%) Flask
4 5 (3.50%) Spring
4 5 (3.50%) Spring Boot
4 5 (3.50%) YAML
5 4 (2.80%) RESTful
6 3 (2.10%) Celery
6 3 (2.10%) LDAP
6 3 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.40%) JSON
7 2 (1.40%) Middleware
7 2 (1.40%) React
7 2 (1.40%) Serverless Framework
7 2 (1.40%) XML
8 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Public Cloud
2 10 (6.99%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.20%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.50%) User Experience
7 3 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.40%) Blog
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Clustering
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.70%) NHS
9 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 51 (35.66%) Linux
2 18 (12.59%) Windows
3 14 (9.79%) Unix
4 13 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.10%) Debian
5 3 (2.10%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.40%) VMS
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (62.24%) DevOps
2 50 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (28.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 31 (21.68%) Migration
5 23 (16.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (16.08%) Scrum
6 22 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 16 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.69%) Computer Science
10 9 (6.29%) Open Source
10 9 (6.29%) Security Architecture
11 7 (4.90%) BDD
11 7 (4.90%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (4.90%) TDD
12 6 (4.20%) Asset Management
12 6 (4.20%) Coaching
12 6 (4.20%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (4.20%) Decision-Making
12 6 (4.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.07%) Python
2 23 (16.08%) Java
3 7 (4.90%) SQL
4 6 (4.20%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.50%) C++
5 5 (3.50%) Go
5 5 (3.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.80%) Groovy
6 4 (2.80%) Perl
6 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.10%) Java 8
7 3 (2.10%) Ruby
7 3 (2.10%) Scala
8 1 (0.70%) C#
8 1 (0.70%) R
8 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.90%) CISSP
4 7 (4.90%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (3.50%) CISM
5 5 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.50%) CRISC
5 5 (3.50%) Degree
6 2 (1.40%) APMP
7 1 (0.70%) CCNA
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.70%) MCSE
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) GDPR
2 3 (2.10%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (13.99%) Docker
2 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (37.06%) Terraform
2 22 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 20 (13.99%) Ansible
4 11 (7.69%) Puppet
5 7 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.20%) Kibana
7 4 (2.80%) Consul
8 3 (2.10%) Grafana
8 3 (2.10%) Packer
8 3 (2.10%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (5.59%) Google
2 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.20%) IBM
3 6 (4.20%) IBM Sterling
3 6 (4.20%) Informatica
3 6 (4.20%) SAP
4 5 (3.50%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.50%) Splunk
5 4 (2.80%) Sparx
6 3 (2.10%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.40%) VMware
8 1 (0.70%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco
8 1 (0.70%) F5
8 1 (0.70%) Foundry
8 1 (0.70%) New Relic
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle
8 1 (0.70%) Palantir
8 1 (0.70%) Palo Alto