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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 506 465 426
Rank change year-on-year -41 -39 +126
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 264 214 143
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 2.04% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 151 110
10th Percentile £456 £414 £450
25th Percentile £513 £500 £502
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £560 £550
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -4.35%
75th Percentile £678 £638 £694
90th Percentile £800 £688 £777
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.85 -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £66.85 -
% change year-on-year -47.64% - -

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 14,528 10,510 8,822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.17% 20.11% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,809 6,737 5,804
10th Percentile £345 £305 £300
25th Percentile £428 £400 £397
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 536 310
10th Percentile £13.65 £13.25 £15.00
25th Percentile £19.06 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.47 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.29% +25.35% -16.67%
75th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £48.17
90th Percentile £70.00 £63.75 £59.78
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £32.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +35.88% +9.17% -10.18%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -100 132 £600 +7.38% 15
South East +3 41 £550 -17.29% 3
South West -14 19 £625 +8.13% 3
West Midlands -18 18 £500 - 3
Midlands -22 18 £500 - 5
North of England -50 18 £400 -23.81% 14
East of England - 8 £513 - 3
Yorkshire -32 7 £400 -27.27% 3
North West -42 6 - - 10
North East - 5 £400 - 1
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 238 (90.15%) AWS
2 138 (52.27%) DevOps
3 134 (50.76%) Terraform
4 114 (43.18%) Agile
5 99 (37.50%) Serverless
6 96 (36.36%) CI/CD
7 90 (34.09%) Kubernetes
8 79 (29.92%) Jenkins
9 78 (29.55%) Infrastructure as Code
10 74 (28.03%) AWS Lambda
11 73 (27.65%) Python
12 69 (26.14%) Security Cleared
13 67 (25.38%) Azure
14 65 (24.62%) Docker
15 64 (24.24%) Linux
16 62 (23.48%) Amazon S3
17 59 (22.35%) Social Skills
18 58 (21.97%) SC Cleared
19 57 (21.59%) Finance
20 51 (19.32%) AWS CloudFormation
21 50 (18.94%) Git (software)
22 49 (18.56%) Migration
23 45 (17.05%) Amazon ECS
24 44 (16.67%) Ansible
25 42 (15.91%) Microservices
26 41 (15.53%) Public Cloud
27 39 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
28 37 (14.02%) JavaScript
29 36 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
30 34 (12.88%) Amazon EKS

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 18 (6.82%) Confluence
2 6 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.89%) nginx
4 3 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 238 (90.15%) AWS
2 99 (37.50%) Serverless
3 74 (28.03%) AWS Lambda
4 67 (25.38%) Azure
5 62 (23.48%) Amazon S3
6 51 (19.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 45 (17.05%) Amazon ECS
8 34 (12.88%) Amazon EKS
9 33 (12.50%) AWS CodePipeline
10 32 (12.12%) AWS Step Functions
11 27 (10.23%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (9.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 22 (8.33%) GitHub
14 19 (7.20%) AWS KMS
14 19 (7.20%) GCP
15 18 (6.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (6.44%) IaaS
17 15 (5.68%) Amazon EMR
18 13 (4.92%) GitHub Actions
18 13 (4.92%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.17%) VPN
2 7 (2.65%) Network Security
3 4 (1.52%) DNS
3 4 (1.52%) SSH
3 4 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.14%) SAN
4 3 (1.14%) VoIP
5 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.38%) Firewall
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) MPLS
6 1 (0.38%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.38%) VLAN
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
2 23 (8.71%) Amazon Redshift
3 21 (7.95%) DynamoDB
4 17 (6.44%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.68%) Big Data
5 15 (5.68%) Data Lake
5 15 (5.68%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.30%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.03%) Metadata
8 6 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.27%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (1.14%) DB2
10 3 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon QuickSight
11 2 (0.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.76%) Looker
Development Applications
1 79 (29.92%) Jenkins
2 50 (18.94%) Git (software)
3 31 (11.74%) GitLab
4 24 (9.09%) JIRA
5 19 (7.20%) Artifactory
6 16 (6.06%) CircleCI
7 15 (5.68%) git-flow
8 8 (3.03%) Mockito
9 6 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.14%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.14%) Maven
12 2 (0.76%) Cypress.io
12 2 (0.76%) Selenium
12 2 (0.76%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.76%) Terragrunt
13 1 (0.38%) Gradle
13 1 (0.38%) Newman
13 1 (0.38%) Sourcetree
13 1 (0.38%) Travis CI
General
1 59 (22.35%) Social Skills
2 57 (21.59%) Finance
3 26 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 22 (8.33%) Legal
5 16 (6.06%) Banking
6 14 (5.30%) Law
7 8 (3.03%) Front Office
7 8 (3.03%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.52%) Retail
9 2 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (43.94%) AWS Engineer
2 73 (27.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (25.00%) Architect
4 57 (21.59%) AWS DevOps
5 50 (18.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 39 (14.77%) AWS Architect
7 34 (12.88%) Cloud Architect
8 32 (12.12%) Developer
9 29 (10.98%) Cloud Engineer
10 18 (6.82%) Data Engineer
11 16 (6.06%) AWS Data Engineer
11 16 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (4.55%) AWS Developer
13 11 (4.17%) Azure Architect
14 9 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (3.41%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
15 8 (3.03%) Lead Architect
16 7 (2.65%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 6 (2.27%) Data Architect
17 6 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.33%) JSON
2 21 (7.95%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (7.95%) React
2 21 (7.95%) YAML
3 19 (7.20%) Node.js
4 13 (4.92%) Kafka
4 13 (4.92%) REST
4 13 (4.92%) RESTful
5 11 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.03%) Sensu
6 8 (3.03%) Spring
7 7 (2.65%) CSS
7 7 (2.65%) HTML
8 5 (1.89%) HTML5
9 4 (1.52%) CSS3
10 3 (1.14%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.14%) Web Services
11 2 (0.76%) Apache Camel
11 2 (0.76%) React Native
11 2 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.53%) Public Cloud
2 25 (9.47%) Cloud Native
3 22 (8.33%) Hedge funds
4 13 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.89%) iPad
7 5 (1.89%) NHS
7 5 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.14%) IVR
9 3 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.14%) User Experience
10 2 (0.76%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.24%) Linux
2 26 (9.85%) Windows
3 18 (6.82%) Unix
4 10 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.52%) CentOS
5 4 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.14%) Alpine Linux
6 3 (1.14%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.76%) Android
7 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.38%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (52.27%) DevOps
2 114 (43.18%) Agile
3 96 (36.36%) CI/CD
4 78 (29.55%) Infrastructure as Code
5 49 (18.56%) Migration
6 42 (15.91%) Microservices
7 39 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 33 (12.50%) Scrum
9 31 (11.74%) Analytics
10 30 (11.36%) Software Engineering
11 28 (10.61%) SDLC
11 28 (10.61%) Technical Leadership
12 21 (7.95%) Computer Science
13 20 (7.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 18 (6.82%) Configuration Management
14 18 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (6.44%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (6.06%) API Design
16 16 (6.06%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.65%) Python
2 37 (14.02%) JavaScript
3 34 (12.88%) SQL
4 27 (10.23%) Java
5 21 (7.95%) Ruby
6 17 (6.44%) Bash
7 16 (6.06%) VBScript
8 13 (4.92%) Scala
9 12 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.03%) Groovy
10 8 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.03%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.89%) Go
11 5 (1.89%) Perl
12 3 (1.14%) C
12 3 (1.14%) Rust
13 2 (0.76%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.76%) C#
13 2 (0.76%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 69 (26.14%) Security Cleared
2 58 (21.97%) SC Cleared
3 24 (9.09%) Degree
4 17 (6.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (3.41%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.41%) RHCE
6 5 (1.89%) RHCA
7 3 (1.14%) CCA
7 3 (1.14%) CISSP
7 3 (1.14%) HND
7 3 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.38%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.71%) GDPR
2 9 (3.41%) QA
3 4 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.14%) SLA
5 2 (0.76%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (24.62%) Docker
2 10 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.89%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.14%) vSphere
6 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 134 (50.76%) Terraform
2 90 (34.09%) Kubernetes
3 44 (16.67%) Ansible
4 25 (9.47%) Puppet
5 24 (9.09%) Prometheus
6 22 (8.33%) Grafana
7 17 (6.44%) Kibana
8 9 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.89%) Consul
10 2 (0.76%) SCCM
11 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.38%) Istio
11 1 (0.38%) logstash
11 1 (0.38%) Nessus
11 1 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.68%) Red Hat
3 10 (3.79%) Oracle
4 6 (2.27%) Google
4 6 (2.27%) VMware
5 4 (1.52%) PagerDuty
6 3 (1.14%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.14%) HP
6 3 (1.14%) IBM
6 3 (1.14%) Splunk
6 3 (1.14%) StreamSets
6 3 (1.14%) Teradata
7 2 (0.76%) Apple
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco
7 2 (0.76%) Meraki
7 2 (0.76%) Spotify
8 1 (0.38%) Informatica
8 1 (0.38%) Rapid7
8 1 (0.38%) SAP
8 1 (0.38%) Snow