Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 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 AWS Certification
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 616 734 782
Rank change year-on-year +118 +48 +70
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 250 122 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.13% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 0.71% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 82 54
England median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £419 £419 £423
90th Percentile £675 £636 £671
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +29.41%
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 17,497 17,180 20,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.56% 18.84% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,363 10,463 12,803
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 865 814 739
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.18 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.03% +6.60% +13.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.86
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +19.57%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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 +86 169 £550 - 42
North of England -7 23 £405 -30.17% 6
South West -3 20 £525 -4.55% 7
Midlands -4 17 £550 +1.15% 5
North West +6 12 £405 -32.50% 2
East of England +2 10 £500 -6.98% 2
South East -18 9 £475 -5.00% 6
West Midlands - 9 £535 - 2
Yorkshire -17 7 £478 -17.67% 4
North East +6 4 £400 -15.79%
East Midlands -2 3 £513 -5.75% 3
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 212 (84.80%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (66.40%) DevOps
3 114 (45.60%) Python
4 109 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (42.40%) Terraform
6 104 (41.60%) Linux
7 90 (36.00%) Jenkins
8 85 (34.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 74 (29.60%) Java
10 72 (28.80%) Finance
11 71 (28.40%) Ansible
12 68 (27.20%) Web Services
13 57 (22.80%) Docker
13 57 (22.80%) Windows
14 54 (21.60%) Puppet
15 52 (20.80%) Opscode Chef
16 45 (18.00%) Microservices
17 44 (17.60%) Microsoft Azure
18 42 (16.80%) Git (software)
18 42 (16.80%) Hadoop
18 42 (16.80%) React
18 42 (16.80%) Banking
19 41 (16.40%) Software Engineering
20 40 (16.00%) Configuration Management
20 40 (16.00%) MongoDB
21 39 (15.60%) AngularJS
21 39 (15.60%) Greenfield Project
21 39 (15.60%) Maven
22 38 (15.20%) Amazon EC2
23 37 (14.80%) Asset Management

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 10 (4.00%) Confluence
2 4 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (1.60%) nginx
2 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.20%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.80%) Apache
4 2 (0.80%) CMS
4 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.80%) IIS
4 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 212 (84.80%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (34.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 44 (17.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (15.20%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (12.00%) Serverless
6 29 (11.60%) AWS Lambda
7 24 (9.60%) Amazon S3
8 23 (9.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 22 (8.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (8.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (6.00%) PaaS
12 12 (4.80%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (4.40%) GitHub
14 10 (4.00%) Office 365
14 10 (4.00%) Route 53
15 9 (3.60%) SaaS
16 8 (3.20%) IaaS
17 6 (2.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 6 (2.40%) CloudFront
18 5 (2.00%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.80%) VPN
2 10 (4.00%) Firewall
3 6 (2.40%) DNS
3 6 (2.40%) SSH
3 6 (2.40%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.00%) Internet
5 4 (1.60%) SAN
6 3 (1.20%) DHCP
6 3 (1.20%) LAN
6 3 (1.20%) WAN
7 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.80%) Network Security
7 2 (0.80%) SMS
7 2 (0.80%) SNMP
7 2 (0.80%) SSL
7 2 (0.80%) VoIP
8 1 (0.40%) DMZ
8 1 (0.40%) HTTP
8 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.80%) Hadoop
2 40 (16.00%) MongoDB
3 27 (10.80%) Amazon RDS
4 16 (6.40%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.60%) Big Data
6 10 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.20%) MySQL
8 6 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.20%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.20%) HBase
10 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.80%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.80%) DB2
11 2 (0.80%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.80%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 90 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 42 (16.80%) Git (software)
3 39 (15.60%) Maven
4 37 (14.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 36 (14.40%) Artifactory
6 34 (13.60%) Hudson
7 24 (9.60%) JIRA
8 9 (3.60%) Subversion
9 7 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (2.80%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.40%) Selenium
10 6 (2.40%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.00%) JUnit
12 4 (1.60%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.60%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.60%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.60%) Travis CI
12 4 (1.60%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.20%) JIRA Agile
General
1 72 (28.80%) Finance
2 42 (16.80%) Banking
3 36 (14.40%) Front Office
4 9 (3.60%) Advertising
4 9 (3.60%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Billing
6 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (46.00%) AWS Engineer
2 82 (32.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 74 (29.60%) Architect
4 59 (23.60%) AWS DevOps
5 55 (22.00%) AWS Architect
5 55 (22.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 35 (14.00%) Software Engineer
7 33 (13.20%) Developer
8 32 (12.80%) AWS Software Engineer
8 32 (12.80%) Lead Software Engineer
9 27 (10.80%) Cloud Engineer
10 26 (10.40%) Lead Architect
11 23 (9.20%) Lead Software Architect
12 21 (8.40%) Java Developer
13 19 (7.60%) Java Engineer
14 18 (7.20%) Cloud Architect
14 18 (7.20%) Java Software Engineer
14 18 (7.20%) Python Engineer
15 15 (6.00%) AWS Developer
16 14 (5.60%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (27.20%) Web Services
2 42 (16.80%) React
3 39 (15.60%) AngularJS
4 35 (14.00%) NumPy
4 35 (14.00%) SciPy
5 18 (7.20%) J2EE
5 18 (7.20%) J2SE
6 16 (6.40%) Node.js
7 12 (4.80%) JSON
7 12 (4.80%) REST
8 11 (4.40%) Middleware
9 6 (2.40%) .NET
9 6 (2.40%) SailPoint
10 5 (2.00%) XML
11 4 (1.60%) SOAP
12 3 (1.20%) Dropwizard
12 3 (1.20%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.20%) SAML
13 2 (0.80%) boto
13 2 (0.80%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.60%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (3.20%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.20%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.20%) Fintech
8 3 (1.20%) NHS
9 2 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Replication
9 2 (0.80%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.80%) Wiki
10 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 104 (41.60%) Linux
2 57 (22.80%) Windows
3 26 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (10.40%) Unix
4 10 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.60%) CentOS
6 3 (1.20%) Android
6 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.20%) VMS
7 2 (0.80%) DC/OS
7 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (66.40%) DevOps
2 109 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (18.00%) Microservices
4 41 (16.40%) Software Engineering
5 40 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 37 (14.80%) Asset Management
7 34 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (13.60%) Migration
8 17 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (6.40%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (6.40%) Test Automation
10 13 (5.20%) Analytics
11 12 (4.80%) BDD
11 12 (4.80%) High Availability
11 12 (4.80%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.40%) Coaching
12 11 (4.40%) ITIL
12 11 (4.40%) TDD
13 10 (4.00%) Information Security
13 10 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 114 (45.60%) Python
2 74 (29.60%) Java
3 37 (14.80%) C++
4 36 (14.40%) Bash Shell
5 22 (8.80%) PowerShell
5 22 (8.80%) Ruby
6 17 (6.80%) SQL
7 16 (6.40%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.60%) C
8 9 (3.60%) Groovy
8 9 (3.60%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.20%) Perl
10 5 (2.00%) C#
11 4 (1.60%) Java 8
12 3 (1.20%) PHP
13 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.40%) Go
14 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (14.80%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.80%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.60%) Degree
4 16 (6.40%) CISSP
5 15 (6.00%) CISM
6 13 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.60%) CCNA
7 9 (3.60%) CCSA
7 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.80%) MCSE
9 6 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (2.40%) MCSA
9 6 (2.40%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (1.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (1.20%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.80%) CCNP
11 2 (0.80%) CISA
11 2 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.40%) CISMP
12 1 (0.40%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.20%) PMO
3 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) GDPR
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (22.80%) Docker
2 17 (6.80%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.40%) LXC
6 1 (0.40%) vCloud
6 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 106 (42.40%) Terraform
2 71 (28.40%) Ansible
3 54 (21.60%) Puppet
4 52 (20.80%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (9.60%) Kubernetes
6 14 (5.60%) Packer
7 9 (3.60%) Salt
8 6 (2.40%) Nagios
9 5 (2.00%) Kibana
9 5 (2.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 4 (1.60%) Grafana
10 4 (1.60%) Sysdig
11 3 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (1.20%) Suricata
12 2 (0.80%) Fluentd
12 2 (0.80%) Icinga
12 2 (0.80%) logstash
12 2 (0.80%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (8.00%) VMware
2 18 (7.20%) Oracle
3 16 (6.40%) Red Hat
3 16 (6.40%) Splunk
4 14 (5.60%) Google
5 8 (3.20%) IBM
6 7 (2.80%) CyberArk
6 7 (2.80%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.40%) CA
7 6 (2.40%) Dynatrace
7 6 (2.40%) ForgeRock
8 5 (2.00%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.60%) AlienVault
10 3 (1.20%) NetApp
10 3 (1.20%) Qualys
11 2 (0.80%) Adobe
11 2 (0.80%) Citrix
11 2 (0.80%) Meraki
11 2 (0.80%) SolarWinds