Period
to 31 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK > England
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 227 333 492
Rank change year-on-year +106 +159 +32
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 475 649 429
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.14% 0.78% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.82% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 462 347
Median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £475 £413 £400
90th Percentile £713 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £77.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -82.64% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £77.75
% change year-on-year +159.26% -82.64% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 38,975 79,002 87,673
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.78% 94.57% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,909 52,454 57,960
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £255 £280 £273
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £466 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -1.37% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,555 2,460 2,758
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +4.28% -1.58%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £51.27 £48.75
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.03 £18.12
% change year-on-year +12.98% +5.04% -4.37%

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured AWS Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Developer in England

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for AWS Developer in England

AWS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Developer in England over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Developer in England

AWS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS Developer in England.

Hourly rate trend for AWS Developer in England

AWS Developer
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 Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 31 May 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
London +110 379 £600 +9.09% 26
East of England +69 32 £513 +13.89%
North of England +62 28 £500 +11.11% 2
South East +91 18 £525 +10.53% 2
South West +51 16 £600 +26.32% 1
North West +47 14 £525 +16.67%
Yorkshire +37 10 £500 +11.11% 2
North East +32 4 £375 -23.08%
Midlands +74 2 £419 -30.21% 1
West Midlands +62 1 £388 -19.02% 1
East Midlands +32 1 £450 -28.00%
AWS Developer
UK

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, AWS Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS Developer in the job title.

1 393 (82.74%) AWS
2 329 (69.26%) Java
3 325 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
4 225 (47.37%) Web Services
5 222 (46.74%) Finance
6 214 (45.05%) Python
7 199 (41.89%) Software Engineering
8 194 (40.84%) Asset Management
9 174 (36.63%) DevOps
10 172 (36.21%) Microservices
11 166 (34.95%) JavaScript
12 163 (34.32%) Front Office
13 161 (33.89%) Fixed Income
14 159 (33.47%) Derivative
15 146 (30.74%) Equities
16 125 (26.32%) AngularJS
17 123 (25.89%) Docker
18 122 (25.68%) Hedge funds
19 118 (24.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 117 (24.63%) React
21 115 (24.21%) Banking
22 110 (23.16%) Azure
23 104 (21.89%) Decision-Making
24 100 (21.05%) Investment Management
25 99 (20.84%) Kubernetes
26 97 (20.42%) Investment Banking
27 93 (19.58%) Business Analysis
28 92 (19.37%) Serverless
28 92 (19.37%) Vue.js
29 90 (18.95%) TDD

AWS Developer Skill Set
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 20 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.74%) Confluence
3 10 (2.11%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.21%) JBoss
5 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 393 (82.74%) AWS
2 110 (23.16%) Azure
3 92 (19.37%) Serverless
4 85 (17.89%) GCP
5 70 (14.74%) AWS Lambda
6 66 (13.89%) Amazon S3
7 60 (12.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 51 (10.74%) Amazon SQS
9 49 (10.32%) Amazon ECS
10 47 (9.89%) Amazon EC2
11 41 (8.63%) OpenShift
12 14 (2.95%) Amazon Cognito
12 14 (2.95%) SaaS
13 11 (2.32%) AWS Step Functions
14 10 (2.11%) GitHub
15 8 (1.68%) PaaS
16 7 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
16 7 (1.47%) Slack
17 6 (1.26%) CloudFront
18 5 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.84%) HTTP
1 4 (0.84%) Skype
2 2 (0.42%) NAS
2 2 (0.42%) SAN
3 1 (0.21%) DNS
3 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.21%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.68%) Amazon RDS
2 55 (11.58%) Amazon Redshift
3 37 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.89%) RDBMS
5 26 (5.47%) Amazon Aurora
6 25 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (4.42%) NoSQL
8 20 (4.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (3.58%) Big Data
10 16 (3.37%) Amazon Athena
11 14 (2.95%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.68%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.47%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.47%) MySQL
13 7 (1.47%) Redis
14 5 (1.05%) HBase
15 4 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.84%) Event Store
15 4 (0.84%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 80 (16.84%) Jenkins
2 77 (16.21%) RStudio
3 37 (7.79%) Artifactory
4 34 (7.16%) Git (software)
5 17 (3.58%) Maven
6 14 (2.95%) JIRA
7 11 (2.32%) GitLab
8 10 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (2.11%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.47%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.47%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.47%) Mockito
10 6 (1.26%) Gradle
10 6 (1.26%) JUnit
10 6 (1.26%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.05%) Selenium
12 4 (0.84%) Ant
12 4 (0.84%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.63%) Babel
13 3 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 222 (46.74%) Finance
2 163 (34.32%) Front Office
3 115 (24.21%) Banking
4 97 (20.42%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.95%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.26%) Retail
7 3 (0.63%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (47.37%) Web Services
2 125 (26.32%) AngularJS
3 117 (24.63%) React
4 92 (19.37%) Vue.js
5 86 (18.11%) Spring
6 74 (15.58%) Spring Boot
7 68 (14.32%) J2EE
8 65 (13.68%) Node.js
9 44 (9.26%) REST
10 43 (9.05%) .NET
11 37 (7.79%) J2SE
12 31 (6.53%) .NET Core
13 26 (5.47%) Kafka
14 25 (5.26%) gRPC
14 25 (5.26%) Protocol Buffers
15 21 (4.42%) RESTful
16 20 (4.21%) JSON
17 19 (4.00%) CSS
18 16 (3.37%) HTML
19 15 (3.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 161 (33.89%) Fixed Income
2 159 (33.47%) Derivative
3 146 (30.74%) Equities
4 122 (25.68%) Hedge funds
5 118 (24.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (3.79%) Reference Data
8 17 (3.58%) Cloud Native
9 12 (2.53%) User Experience
10 11 (2.32%) Blog
11 8 (1.68%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.84%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (0.63%) Market Risk
15 2 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.00%) Linux
2 4 (0.84%) Unix
3 3 (0.63%) Windows
3 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (41.89%) Software Engineering
3 194 (40.84%) Asset Management
4 174 (36.63%) DevOps
5 172 (36.21%) Microservices
6 104 (21.89%) Decision-Making
7 100 (21.05%) Investment Management
8 93 (19.58%) Business Analysis
9 90 (18.95%) TDD
10 75 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
11 52 (10.95%) Front End Development
12 44 (9.26%) Deployment Automation
13 43 (9.05%) BDD
14 34 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (7.16%) Scrum
14 34 (7.16%) Test Automation
15 30 (6.32%) Pair Programming
16 29 (6.11%) Fintech
17 25 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
18 24 (5.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 329 (69.26%) Java
2 214 (45.05%) Python
3 166 (34.95%) JavaScript
4 67 (14.11%) SQL
5 64 (13.47%) R
6 58 (12.21%) Java 8
7 50 (10.53%) C#
8 18 (3.79%) Ruby
9 14 (2.95%) TypeScript
10 13 (2.74%) Go
11 12 (2.53%) Kotlin
12 8 (1.68%) Scala
13 7 (1.47%) Groovy
14 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.84%) PHP
16 4 (0.84%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.42%) C
17 2 (0.42%) C++
17 2 (0.42%) ES6
Qualifications
1 65 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 59 (12.42%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.11%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.42%) Degree
5 2 (0.42%) MCSA
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.79%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.68%) QA
3 5 (1.05%) GDPR
4 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
System Software
1 123 (25.89%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 99 (20.84%) Kubernetes
2 70 (14.74%) Terraform
3 12 (2.53%) Ansible
4 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.84%) Puppet
5 3 (0.63%) Kibana
6 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.21%) Grafana
6 1 (0.21%) linkerd
6 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 78 (16.42%) Google
2 25 (5.26%) Bloomberg
3 12 (2.53%) Oracle
4 8 (1.68%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.84%) Talend
6 3 (0.63%) Sybase
6 3 (0.63%) Tableau
7 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.42%) Informatica
7 2 (0.42%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.42%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.21%) Apiary
8 1 (0.21%) Cadence
8 1 (0.21%) Cognos
8 1 (0.21%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.21%) Mercator
8 1 (0.21%) Okta
8 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.21%) SAP