Period
to 15 December 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 325 395 445
Rank change year-on-year +70 +50 +124
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 538 617 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.65% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.68% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 542 410
England median daily rate £530 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +10.00% +3.36%
10th Percentile £410 £413 £400
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £530 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -3.64% +10.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 67,787 90,331 90,179
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.93% 94.77% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,824 60,587 60,365
England median daily rate £463 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,542 2,722 2,616
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -1.07% +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.02 £10.84
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £19.32 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +4.42% -1.07% +3.89%

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Developer in England

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Developer in England

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Developer in England over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Developer in England

AWS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Developer in England.

Contractor 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 15 December 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 +76 407 £550 - 63
North of England +26 48 £500 +11.11% 10
South East +33 43 £525 +5.00% 10
North West +23 31 £500 +11.11% 5
East of England +47 21 £445 +11.25% 3
Yorkshire +22 17 £500 +17.65% 3
South West -3 12 £543 +27.65% 2
Midlands +45 7 £425 -5.56% 4
West Midlands +36 6 £413 -8.33% 3
East Midlands +26 1 £450 -7.69% 1
AWS Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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.

1 427 (79.37%) AWS
2 285 (52.97%) Java
3 272 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (36.99%) Microservices
5 187 (34.76%) Python
6 176 (32.71%) Web Services
7 159 (29.55%) Software Engineering
8 156 (29.00%) Finance
9 155 (28.81%) Serverless
10 148 (27.51%) DevOps
11 140 (26.02%) AWS Lambda
12 139 (25.84%) TDD
13 128 (23.79%) JavaScript
14 115 (21.38%) Asset Management
15 111 (20.63%) Docker
16 99 (18.40%) Kubernetes
17 95 (17.66%) Java 8
18 93 (17.29%) Front Office
19 92 (17.10%) SQL
20 90 (16.73%) Fixed Income
20 90 (16.73%) Spring
20 90 (16.73%) Amazon S3
21 78 (14.50%) Greenfield Project
22 74 (13.75%) Node.js
23 73 (13.57%) J2EE
24 71 (13.20%) PostgreSQL
25 69 (12.83%) C#
26 67 (12.45%) Spring Boot
26 67 (12.45%) Terraform
27 65 (12.08%) Amazon Redshift

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 16 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.60%) Apache
3 11 (2.04%) Confluence
4 6 (1.12%) nginx
5 5 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.93%) CMS
6 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.56%) WordPress
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.19%) Drupal
7 1 (0.19%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 26 (4.83%) FINCAD Analytics
2 5 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 427 (79.37%) AWS
2 155 (28.81%) Serverless
3 140 (26.02%) AWS Lambda
4 90 (16.73%) Amazon S3
5 65 (12.08%) Azure
6 63 (11.71%) Amazon SQS
7 57 (10.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 55 (10.22%) Amazon EC2
9 50 (9.29%) GCP
10 46 (8.55%) Amazon ECS
11 39 (7.25%) OpenShift
12 37 (6.88%) AWS Step Functions
13 19 (3.53%) Amazon Cognito
14 16 (2.97%) GitHub
15 11 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (1.86%) Power Platform
17 9 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 7 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
19 6 (1.12%) AWS CodeDeploy
19 6 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.74%) HTTP
2 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.19%) AMQP
3 1 (0.19%) DSL
3 1 (0.19%) FTP
3 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.20%) PostgreSQL
2 65 (12.08%) Amazon Redshift
3 57 (10.59%) NoSQL
4 56 (10.41%) Relational Database
5 55 (10.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 54 (10.04%) Amazon RDS
7 44 (8.18%) Amazon Aurora
8 43 (7.99%) RDBMS
9 41 (7.62%) Amazon Athena
9 41 (7.62%) MySQL
10 26 (4.83%) MongoDB
11 24 (4.46%) Redis
12 21 (3.90%) SQL Server
13 17 (3.16%) HBase
14 15 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (2.79%) Big Data
14 15 (2.79%) Neo4j
15 13 (2.42%) MariaDB
16 12 (2.23%) Couchbase
16 12 (2.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (7.62%) Artifactory
1 41 (7.62%) Jenkins
2 40 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 39 (7.25%) RStudio
4 25 (4.65%) TeamCity
5 24 (4.46%) Maven
6 22 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (3.35%) JUnit
8 17 (3.16%) Cucumber
9 16 (2.97%) JIRA
10 15 (2.79%) Mockito
11 10 (1.86%) GitLab
12 9 (1.67%) CircleCI
12 9 (1.67%) webpack
13 8 (1.49%) Selenium
14 7 (1.30%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.93%) Gradle
15 5 (0.93%) Mocha
15 5 (0.93%) Subversion
16 4 (0.74%) Babel
General
1 156 (29.00%) Finance
2 93 (17.29%) Front Office
3 50 (9.29%) Banking
4 11 (2.04%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.30%) Marketing
6 6 (1.12%) Publishing
7 5 (0.93%) Games
7 5 (0.93%) Retail
8 4 (0.74%) Back Office
8 4 (0.74%) Law
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
9 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (32.71%) Web Services
2 90 (16.73%) Spring
3 74 (13.75%) Node.js
4 73 (13.57%) J2EE
5 67 (12.45%) Spring Boot
6 54 (10.04%) AngularJS
6 54 (10.04%) REST
7 53 (9.85%) React
8 50 (9.29%) .NET
9 46 (8.55%) RESTful
10 42 (7.81%) Kafka
11 35 (6.51%) J2SE
12 30 (5.58%) CSS
13 28 (5.20%) .NET Core
14 27 (5.02%) HTML
15 25 (4.65%) Hibernate
15 25 (4.65%) Vue.js
16 23 (4.28%) Angular 2
17 21 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
18 19 (3.53%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 90 (16.73%) Fixed Income
2 78 (14.50%) Greenfield Project
3 59 (10.97%) Derivative
4 47 (8.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 39 (7.25%) Equities
6 37 (6.88%) Hedge funds
7 26 (4.83%) Equity Derivative
7 26 (4.83%) Public Cloud
8 17 (3.16%) Cloud Native
9 16 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (2.79%) Pricing Data
11 14 (2.60%) Blog
12 12 (2.23%) Market Risk
13 10 (1.86%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (1.30%) Algorithms
16 6 (1.12%) Smart Home
17 4 (0.74%) Credit Risk
18 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
18 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.16%) Linux
2 7 (1.30%) Windows
3 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.37%) Unix
6 1 (0.19%) Android
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (36.99%) Microservices
3 159 (29.55%) Software Engineering
4 148 (27.51%) DevOps
5 139 (25.84%) TDD
6 115 (21.38%) Asset Management
7 62 (11.52%) Analytics
8 53 (9.85%) BDD
9 42 (7.81%) Decision-Making
10 40 (7.43%) Scrum
11 39 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (5.76%) ETL
13 30 (5.58%) Test Automation
14 26 (4.83%) MVC
14 26 (4.83%) Risk Analytics
15 24 (4.46%) Open Source
15 24 (4.46%) Unit Testing
16 23 (4.28%) API Development
16 23 (4.28%) Front End Development
17 22 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 285 (52.97%) Java
2 187 (34.76%) Python
3 128 (23.79%) JavaScript
4 95 (17.66%) Java 8
5 92 (17.10%) SQL
6 69 (12.83%) C#
7 59 (10.97%) R
8 25 (4.65%) Scala
8 25 (4.65%) TypeScript
9 19 (3.53%) PHP
10 17 (3.16%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.79%) C++
12 14 (2.60%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.42%) Kotlin
14 9 (1.67%) ES6
15 8 (1.49%) Groovy
16 7 (1.30%) Ruby
17 6 (1.12%) Go
17 6 (1.12%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (10.22%) Security Cleared
2 48 (8.92%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.16%) Degree
4 14 (2.60%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.53%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 111 (20.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 99 (18.40%) Kubernetes
2 67 (12.45%) Terraform
3 20 (3.72%) Ansible
4 6 (1.12%) Grafana
5 5 (0.93%) Puppet
6 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.37%) Packer
6 2 (0.37%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.19%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.19%) Kibana
Vendors
1 38 (7.06%) Oracle
2 30 (5.58%) Google
3 26 (4.83%) Sybase
4 21 (3.90%) Tableau
5 19 (3.53%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.12%) Cognos
7 6 (1.12%) IBM
8 4 (0.74%) Facebook
8 4 (0.74%) SAP
8 4 (0.74%) WSO2
8 4 (0.74%) Zend
9 3 (0.56%) Adobe
9 3 (0.56%) PayPal
9 3 (0.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (0.56%) Talend
10 2 (0.37%) Ariba
10 2 (0.37%) BEA
10 2 (0.37%) Informatica
10 2 (0.37%) webMethods