Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 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 AWS Certification
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 503 624 724
Rank change year-on-year +121 +100 +68
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 268 246 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 1.39% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 138 96
England median daily rate £600 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +7.32% -6.82%
10th Percentile £494 £409 £422
90th Percentile £700 £815 £625
UK median daily rate £581 £550 £510
% change year-on-year +5.68% +7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 15,617 17,738 17,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.42% 18.78% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,627 10,508 10,842
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £231
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 849 815
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -0.48% -1.49%
10th Percentile £14.54 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.05 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.06 £26.25
% change year-on-year +39.66% -4.53% +0.96%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Certification in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Certification in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor 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 19 November 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 +71 164 £600 +4.35% 22
South West +19 44 £519 -1.14% 3
North of England +37 27 £530 +30.86% 11
North West +17 23 £530 +27.71% 5
Midlands +51 15 £538 -2.27% 7
West Midlands +42 13 £538 -6.52% 1
South East +44 9 £450 -5.26% 7
East of England +32 9 £613 +16.67% 6
Yorkshire +29 4 £608 +50.00% 5
East Midlands +24 2 - - 6
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 247 (92.16%) AWS
2 178 (66.42%) DevOps
3 137 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (47.76%) Python
5 114 (42.54%) Serverless
6 113 (42.16%) Amazon S3
7 112 (41.79%) Linux
8 107 (39.93%) Terraform
9 95 (35.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 88 (32.84%) Amazon EC2
11 84 (31.34%) AWS Lambda
12 83 (30.97%) Docker
12 83 (30.97%) Amazon RDS
12 83 (30.97%) Java
13 74 (27.61%) Security Cleared
14 73 (27.24%) Kubernetes
15 68 (25.37%) Jenkins
16 61 (22.76%) SC Cleared
17 51 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (18.66%) Finance
18 50 (18.66%) Ansible
19 49 (18.28%) Opscode Chef
20 46 (17.16%) Route 53
20 46 (17.16%) JIRA
21 44 (16.42%) Configuration Management
21 44 (16.42%) Puppet
22 43 (16.04%) Git (software)
22 43 (16.04%) Web Services
22 43 (16.04%) Microservices
23 42 (15.67%) Confluence

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 42 (15.67%) Confluence
2 13 (4.85%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.85%) IIS
2 13 (4.85%) OpenStack
3 12 (4.48%) nginx
4 8 (2.99%) Apache
4 8 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.75%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.37%) Moodle
6 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.37%) Mule
6 1 (0.37%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.37%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.99%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 247 (92.16%) AWS
2 114 (42.54%) Serverless
3 113 (42.16%) Amazon S3
4 95 (35.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 88 (32.84%) Amazon EC2
6 84 (31.34%) AWS Lambda
7 46 (17.16%) Route 53
8 38 (14.18%) Amazon ECS
8 38 (14.18%) Amazon SQS
8 38 (14.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 32 (11.94%) Amazon ELB
9 32 (11.94%) CloudFront
10 31 (11.57%) Azure
11 29 (10.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (7.84%) PaaS
13 20 (7.46%) GitHub
13 20 (7.46%) SaaS
14 17 (6.34%) Amazon Kinesis
14 17 (6.34%) AWS CodePipeline
15 16 (5.97%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.07%) VPN
2 13 (4.85%) VLAN
3 10 (3.73%) Firewall
4 3 (1.12%) DNS
4 3 (1.12%) Multicast
4 3 (1.12%) Network Security
5 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.37%) DHCP
6 1 (0.37%) Internet
6 1 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.37%) LAN
6 1 (0.37%) MQTT
6 1 (0.37%) Skype
6 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (30.97%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (7.84%) Amazon Redshift
3 16 (5.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (5.22%) Big Data
5 9 (3.36%) Amazon Athena
5 9 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.87%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (1.49%) Data Lake
7 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.49%) MySQL
7 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.37%) QlikView
9 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (25.37%) Jenkins
2 46 (17.16%) JIRA
3 43 (16.04%) Git (software)
4 31 (11.57%) Artifactory
5 21 (7.84%) GitLab
6 11 (4.10%) CircleCI
6 11 (4.10%) RStudio
6 11 (4.10%) Travis CI
7 10 (3.73%) Bitbucket
8 9 (3.36%) Selenium
8 9 (3.36%) SonarQube
9 5 (1.87%) Gradle
9 5 (1.87%) Spinnaker
10 3 (1.12%) Maven
11 2 (0.75%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.75%) Spock
12 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
General
1 50 (18.66%) Finance
2 15 (5.60%) Public Sector
3 14 (5.22%) Law
4 13 (4.85%) Legal
5 11 (4.10%) Front Office
6 8 (2.99%) Banking
7 5 (1.87%) Billing
7 5 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.87%) Police
8 4 (1.49%) Retail
9 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Marketing
10 2 (0.75%) Electronics
10 2 (0.75%) Games
10 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 114 (42.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 83 (30.97%) AWS Engineer
3 65 (24.25%) AWS DevOps
4 57 (21.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 51 (19.03%) Architect
6 45 (16.79%) Developer
7 27 (10.07%) Cloud Architect
8 24 (8.96%) AWS Architect
9 23 (8.58%) AWS Developer
10 22 (8.21%) Cloud Engineer
11 18 (6.72%) Security Architect
12 14 (5.22%) Lead Developer
12 14 (5.22%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.85%) Technical Leader
14 12 (4.48%) Java Developer
15 11 (4.10%) React Developer
16 10 (3.73%) AWS Consultant
16 10 (3.73%) Consultant
16 10 (3.73%) Platform Engineer
16 10 (3.73%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.04%) Web Services
2 28 (10.45%) JSON
3 26 (9.70%) Node.js
4 18 (6.72%) React
5 14 (5.22%) Kafka
6 9 (3.36%) Vue.js
7 8 (2.99%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.99%) J2EE
7 8 (2.99%) Pandas
7 8 (2.99%) PySpark
7 8 (2.99%) pytest
8 7 (2.61%) CSS
9 6 (2.24%) HTML
9 6 (2.24%) Sass
10 5 (1.87%) Middleware
10 5 (1.87%) RESTful
11 4 (1.49%) Laravel
11 4 (1.49%) Redux
11 4 (1.49%) Spring
11 4 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.84%) PKI
2 19 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.09%) Cloud Native
3 16 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (5.60%) Enterprise Cloud
5 14 (5.22%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.10%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.24%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.87%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.75%) NHS
12 1 (0.37%) BYOD
12 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.37%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 112 (41.79%) Linux
2 39 (14.55%) Unix
3 37 (13.81%) Windows
4 33 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.87%) Debian
5 5 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.75%) CentOS
8 1 (0.37%) Android
8 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (66.42%) DevOps
2 137 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (16.42%) Configuration Management
5 43 (16.04%) Microservices
6 39 (14.55%) Migration
7 37 (13.81%) Scrum
8 28 (10.45%) Infrastructure as Code
9 26 (9.70%) Open Source
10 25 (9.33%) Software Engineering
11 23 (8.58%) Risk Management
12 21 (7.84%) Infrastructure Automation
13 20 (7.46%) Security Architecture
14 19 (7.09%) Decision-Making
14 19 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (6.72%) Computer Science
15 18 (6.72%) Visualisation
16 17 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (6.34%) TOGAF
17 15 (5.60%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 128 (47.76%) Python
2 83 (30.97%) Java
3 40 (14.93%) Ruby
4 39 (14.55%) Bash Shell
5 28 (10.45%) Perl
6 15 (5.60%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.10%) Go
8 8 (2.99%) SQL
9 6 (2.24%) Groovy
9 6 (2.24%) PHP
9 6 (2.24%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.49%) ES6
11 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.12%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.75%) Java 8
12 2 (0.75%) Scala
13 1 (0.37%) Korn
13 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.37%) R
13 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (27.61%) Security Cleared
2 61 (22.76%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.72%) CISSP
4 15 (5.60%) RHCE
5 13 (4.85%) IISP
6 9 (3.36%) Degree
7 4 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.12%) MCSE
9 2 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.75%) CISA
9 2 (0.75%) CISM
9 2 (0.75%) CISMP
9 2 (0.75%) GIAC
9 2 (0.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (0.75%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.75%) ISSMP
9 2 (0.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.34%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.87%) SLA
3 4 (1.49%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.49%) NIST
3 4 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 83 (30.97%) Docker
2 19 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) PowerDNS
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 107 (39.93%) Terraform
2 73 (27.24%) Kubernetes
3 50 (18.66%) Ansible
4 49 (18.28%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (16.42%) Puppet
6 19 (7.09%) Packer
7 13 (4.85%) CASB
8 12 (4.48%) Consul
9 10 (3.73%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (3.73%) Suricata
10 7 (2.61%) Kibana
10 7 (2.61%) Prometheus
10 7 (2.61%) Rancher
11 3 (1.12%) Grafana
12 2 (0.75%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.75%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (12.69%) Splunk
2 25 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.34%) SAP
4 16 (5.97%) IBM
5 14 (5.22%) Informatica
6 13 (4.85%) IBM Sterling
7 12 (4.48%) Google
8 11 (4.10%) Atlassian
8 11 (4.10%) Qualys
8 11 (4.10%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.36%) Sparx
10 8 (2.99%) Ping Identity
11 7 (2.61%) SaltStack
12 5 (1.87%) Oracle
13 4 (1.49%) VMware
14 3 (1.12%) Citrix
14 3 (1.12%) Greenplum
14 3 (1.12%) Mercator
14 3 (1.12%) Talend
15 2 (0.75%) Cloudera