Period
to

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 144 177 160
Rank change year-on-year +33 -17 +40
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,317 713 750
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.87% 1.54% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.66% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,080 560 655
10th Percentile £463 £413 £413
25th Percentile £523 £463 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £688 £608 £650
90th Percentile £750 £660 £713
UK median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

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 65,658 42,984 40,469
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.25% 92.79% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 46,871 29,686 27,259
10th Percentile £313 £288 £250
25th Percentile £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £644 £588 £575
90th Percentile £744 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £480 £468
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,788 1,437 1,426
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.40 £11.63
25th Percentile £15.50 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.40 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.14% +12.63% +2.70%
75th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £64.75 £56.50 £51.75
UK median hourly rate £23.91 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.68% +15.79% +5.56%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in England

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in England

AWS Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Engineer in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in England

AWS Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for AWS Engineer in England

AWS Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 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 +48 955 £600 +9.09% 110
North of England -79 79 £525 +6.06% 22
South East -13 57 £573 +20.53% 13
South West -18 51 £600 +16.22% 4
North West -55 48 £550 +13.40% 15
Yorkshire -34 28 £525 +5.00% 6
Midlands -31 26 £531 +13.03% 12
West Midlands -38 19 £550 +17.02% 6
East of England -32 12 £548 +22.35% 18
East Midlands -20 6 £500 +11.61% 6
North East -9 3 £500 +20.48% 1
AWS Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, AWS Engineer contract jobs required 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 featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 1,120 (85.04%) AWS
2 730 (55.43%) DevOps
3 673 (51.10%) Terraform
4 561 (42.60%) Python
5 484 (36.75%) CI/CD
6 456 (34.62%) Agile
7 396 (30.07%) Software Engineering
8 392 (29.76%) Kubernetes
9 390 (29.61%) Serverless
10 374 (28.40%) Docker
11 361 (27.41%) Finance
12 315 (23.92%) Azure
13 310 (23.54%) Infrastructure as Code
14 295 (22.40%) AWS Lambda
15 279 (21.18%) React
16 256 (19.44%) Linux
17 253 (19.21%) AWS CloudFormation
18 238 (18.07%) Microservices
19 233 (17.69%) GCP
19 233 (17.69%) Jenkins
20 231 (17.54%) Java
21 222 (16.86%) Investment Management
22 218 (16.55%) Asset Management
23 215 (16.32%) JavaScript
24 199 (15.11%) Ansible
25 198 (15.03%) Front Office
26 196 (14.88%) TypeScript
26 196 (14.88%) Analytics
27 179 (13.59%) Amazon EC2
28 170 (12.91%) Equities

AWS Engineer 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 32 (2.43%) Apache Spark
2 27 (2.05%) Apache
2 27 (2.05%) Apache Airflow
3 25 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (1.82%) Confluence
5 20 (1.52%) nginx
6 7 (0.53%) IIS
7 6 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.30%) CMS
9 3 (0.23%) Traefik
9 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.15%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.15%) Drupal
10 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.076%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.076%) JBoss
11 1 (0.076%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.076%) SAS
11 1 (0.076%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.15%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.076%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,120 (85.04%) AWS
2 390 (29.61%) Serverless
3 315 (23.92%) Azure
4 295 (22.40%) AWS Lambda
5 253 (19.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 233 (17.69%) GCP
7 179 (13.59%) Amazon EC2
8 166 (12.60%) Amazon S3
9 138 (10.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 135 (10.25%) Amazon ECS
11 102 (7.74%) GitHub
12 91 (6.91%) AWS CodePipeline
13 82 (6.23%) Amazon EKS
14 61 (4.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 56 (4.25%) AWS Fargate
16 52 (3.95%) Route 53
17 51 (3.87%) AWS CloudTrail
18 46 (3.49%) Amazon Kinesis
19 43 (3.26%) IaaS
20 42 (3.19%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.66%) DNS
2 31 (2.35%) VPN
3 18 (1.37%) Network Security
4 14 (1.06%) Internet
5 13 (0.99%) Firewall
6 12 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.46%) SSL
8 5 (0.38%) SSH
9 4 (0.30%) LAN
9 4 (0.30%) WAN
10 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.15%) BGP
11 2 (0.15%) DHCP
11 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.15%) IPsec
11 2 (0.15%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.15%) OSPF
11 2 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.15%) SAN
11 2 (0.15%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (8.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 87 (6.61%) Amazon RDS
3 59 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 53 (4.02%) Amazon Redshift
5 46 (3.49%) Big Data
6 38 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (2.58%) Data Lake
8 32 (2.43%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.28%) NoSQL
10 29 (2.20%) MySQL
11 22 (1.67%) MongoDB
12 18 (1.37%) Amazon Athena
12 18 (1.37%) Amazon Aurora
13 17 (1.29%) Neo4j
14 15 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.14%) Redis
15 13 (0.99%) Pentaho
15 13 (0.99%) SQL Server
16 10 (0.76%) Mixpanel
17 8 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 233 (17.69%) Jenkins
2 142 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 110 (8.35%) GitLab
4 59 (4.48%) JIRA
5 36 (2.73%) Artifactory
5 36 (2.73%) CircleCI
6 26 (1.97%) git-flow
6 26 (1.97%) Gradle
7 23 (1.75%) SonarQube
8 19 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 16 (1.21%) Terragrunt
10 14 (1.06%) Bitbucket
11 12 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (0.91%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.91%) Cypress.io
12 11 (0.84%) Maven
13 10 (0.76%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.68%) Selenium
15 6 (0.46%) JUnit
15 6 (0.46%) webpack
General
1 361 (27.41%) Finance
2 198 (15.03%) Front Office
3 103 (7.82%) Social Skills
4 78 (5.92%) Public Sector
5 50 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (2.28%) Legal
7 29 (2.20%) Banking
7 29 (2.20%) Financial Institution
8 27 (2.05%) Retail
9 23 (1.75%) Law
9 23 (1.75%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (0.91%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.61%) Marketing
12 7 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.46%) Publishing
14 4 (0.30%) Documentation Skills
14 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Games
16 2 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (21.18%) React
2 133 (10.10%) Kafka
3 102 (7.74%) Node.js
4 79 (6.00%) .NET
5 72 (5.47%) gRPC
6 58 (4.40%) AngularJS
7 56 (4.25%) Vue.js
8 46 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
9 44 (3.34%) GraphQL
10 37 (2.81%) ASP.NET
11 36 (2.73%) .NET Core
12 35 (2.66%) ASP.NET Core
12 35 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 35 (2.66%) PySpark
13 33 (2.51%) Protocol Buffers
14 25 (1.90%) REST
15 24 (1.82%) JSON
16 22 (1.67%) Apache Camel
17 20 (1.52%) ARM Templates
18 19 (1.44%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 170 (12.91%) Equities
2 156 (11.85%) Hedge funds
3 98 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
4 86 (6.53%) Fixed Income
5 84 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 74 (5.62%) Cloud Native
7 65 (4.94%) Derivative
8 44 (3.34%) Public Cloud
9 29 (2.20%) iPad
10 23 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
11 18 (1.37%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
12 17 (1.29%) Algorithms
13 15 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (0.91%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
16 8 (0.61%) Clustering
16 8 (0.61%) NHS
17 6 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 256 (19.44%) Linux
2 81 (6.15%) Windows
3 47 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (1.59%) Unix
5 14 (1.06%) CentOS
6 10 (0.76%) Ubuntu
6 10 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.46%) Alpine Linux
8 5 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
9 4 (0.30%) VMS
10 3 (0.23%) Debian
11 1 (0.076%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 730 (55.43%) DevOps
2 484 (36.75%) CI/CD
3 456 (34.62%) Agile
4 396 (30.07%) Software Engineering
5 310 (23.54%) Infrastructure as Code
6 238 (18.07%) Microservices
7 222 (16.86%) Investment Management
8 218 (16.55%) Asset Management
9 196 (14.88%) Analytics
10 168 (12.76%) Full Stack Development
11 112 (8.50%) Migration
12 85 (6.45%) Test Automation
13 84 (6.38%) Portfolio Analytics
14 82 (6.23%) Scrum
15 79 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
16 76 (5.77%) Platform Engineering
17 73 (5.54%) Fintech
18 68 (5.16%) Continuous Delivery
19 63 (4.78%) Deployment Automation
20 62 (4.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 561 (42.60%) Python
2 231 (17.54%) Java
3 215 (16.32%) JavaScript
4 196 (14.88%) TypeScript
5 164 (12.45%) SQL
6 140 (10.63%) Bash
7 71 (5.39%) PowerShell
8 63 (4.78%) Go
9 53 (4.02%) C#
10 46 (3.49%) Ruby
11 37 (2.81%) Scala
12 20 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.44%) Groovy
14 14 (1.06%) Perl
15 13 (0.99%) Kotlin
16 11 (0.84%) PHP
17 9 (0.68%) VBScript
18 8 (0.61%) Rust
19 6 (0.46%) C++
19 6 (0.46%) ES6
Qualifications
1 161 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 147 (11.16%) SC Cleared
3 132 (10.02%) AWS Certification
4 26 (1.97%) RHCE
5 15 (1.14%) Degree
6 14 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.23%) CCA
8 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.076%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.076%) CEH
10 1 (0.076%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.076%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.076%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.78%) QA
2 30 (2.28%) GDPR
3 29 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.076%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.076%) PMO
System Software
1 374 (28.40%) Docker
2 26 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.23%) KVM
6 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.076%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.076%) NFS
7 1 (0.076%) Squid
7 1 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 673 (51.10%) Terraform
2 392 (29.76%) Kubernetes
3 199 (15.11%) Ansible
4 68 (5.16%) Puppet
5 67 (5.09%) Prometheus
6 55 (4.18%) Grafana
7 49 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (2.20%) Packer
9 26 (1.97%) Istio
10 15 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (0.99%) Kibana
12 7 (0.53%) Consul
13 6 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (0.46%) Pingdom
14 5 (0.38%) Salt
15 4 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 4 (0.30%) Icinga
15 4 (0.30%) Nagios
15 4 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 4 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (3.64%) Splunk
2 46 (3.49%) Microsoft
2 46 (3.49%) Red Hat
3 28 (2.13%) Google
4 16 (1.21%) Informatica
5 15 (1.14%) Oracle
6 13 (0.99%) New Relic
6 13 (0.99%) VMware
7 12 (0.91%) Databricks
8 11 (0.84%) SAP
8 11 (0.84%) SolarWinds
9 10 (0.76%) Adobe
10 9 (0.68%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.53%) hybris
11 7 (0.53%) Talend
12 6 (0.46%) Cisco
13 5 (0.38%) AppDynamics
14 4 (0.30%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.30%) IBM
14 4 (0.30%) PagerDuty