Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 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 Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 235 353
Rank change year-on-year +43 +118 +249
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,312 1,041 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.44% 1.13% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.19% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 882 485
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £406
90th Percentile £663 £650 £595
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
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 86,236 87,626 85,752
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.85% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,643 58,779 56,489
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.16%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £645 £638 £608
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,572 2,548 2,917
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +0.68% +2.08%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -2.70%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in England

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in England

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 January 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 +12 805 £575 +6.98% 118
North of England +90 173 £525 +5.00% 33
South East +5 126 £525 +5.00% 31
Midlands +70 116 £486 -2.75% 15
North West +41 96 £550 +10.00% 19
West Midlands +35 62 £450 -16.28% 14
South West -15 59 £525 +5.00% 18
East Midlands +31 53 £500 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +27 53 £469 -6.25% 12
East of England +24 32 £550 +0.09% 7
North East +15 24 £525 +31.25% 2
AWS Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, AWS Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 1,064 (81.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1,034 (78.81%) DevOps
3 645 (49.16%) Terraform
4 558 (42.53%) Linux
5 551 (42.00%) Ansible
6 547 (41.69%) Python
7 545 (41.54%) Docker
8 490 (37.35%) Jenkins
9 413 (31.48%) Kubernetes
10 406 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
11 364 (27.74%) Puppet
12 314 (23.93%) Java
13 263 (20.05%) Amazon EC2
14 252 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
15 226 (17.23%) AWS CloudFormation
16 215 (16.39%) Configuration Management
17 210 (16.01%) Serverless
18 208 (15.85%) Finance
19 196 (14.94%) Web Services
19 196 (14.94%) Amazon S3
20 186 (14.18%) Bash Shell
21 184 (14.02%) Git (software)
22 182 (13.87%) Windows
23 171 (13.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 166 (12.65%) Microservices
25 165 (12.58%) Greenfield Project
26 153 (11.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 149 (11.36%) Migration
28 147 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
28 147 (11.20%) AWS Lambda

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 62 (4.73%) Confluence
2 56 (4.27%) IIS
3 38 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (1.91%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.45%) Apache
6 18 (1.37%) nginx
7 15 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.76%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.46%) JBoss
11 6 (0.46%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.30%) SAS
13 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (0.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.076%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.076%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.076%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1,064 (81.10%) Amazon AWS
2 263 (20.05%) Amazon EC2
3 226 (17.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 210 (16.01%) Serverless
5 196 (14.94%) Amazon S3
6 171 (13.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 147 (11.20%) AWS Lambda
7 147 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 66 (5.03%) OpenShift
9 65 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
10 59 (4.50%) Route 53
11 52 (3.96%) Amazon SQS
12 51 (3.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 51 (3.89%) IaaS
12 51 (3.89%) PaaS
13 50 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
14 49 (3.73%) SaaS
15 47 (3.58%) Amazon ELB
16 46 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
17 37 (2.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.42%) Firewall
2 53 (4.04%) VPN
3 52 (3.96%) DNS
4 29 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 27 (2.06%) HTTP
6 15 (1.14%) ICMP
6 15 (1.14%) Network Security
7 12 (0.91%) DHCP
7 12 (0.91%) LAN
7 12 (0.91%) WAN
8 10 (0.76%) OpenVPN
8 10 (0.76%) SSL
9 8 (0.61%) FTP
9 8 (0.61%) IPsec
9 8 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
10 7 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (0.53%) SSH
11 4 (0.30%) OSPF
12 3 (0.23%) BGP
12 3 (0.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (8.08%) Amazon RDS
2 104 (7.93%) Hadoop
3 79 (6.02%) MySQL
4 66 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 65 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 57 (4.34%) SQL Server
7 51 (3.89%) Amazon Redshift
7 51 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
8 49 (3.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 44 (3.35%) Big Data
10 25 (1.91%) Relational Database
11 24 (1.83%) Amazon Aurora
12 19 (1.45%) Amazon Athena
12 19 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.14%) Apache Hive
13 15 (1.14%) Data Lake
14 11 (0.84%) Redis
15 8 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.61%) Electronic Patient Records
15 8 (0.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 490 (37.35%) Jenkins
2 184 (14.02%) Git (software)
3 108 (8.23%) Maven
4 93 (7.09%) JIRA
5 68 (5.18%) GitLab
6 66 (5.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 64 (4.88%) Artifactory
8 62 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 43 (3.28%) Subversion
10 39 (2.97%) TeamCity
11 35 (2.67%) Hudson
12 28 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
13 25 (1.91%) Bitbucket
14 24 (1.83%) Selenium
14 24 (1.83%) Vagrant
15 19 (1.45%) SonarQube
16 17 (1.30%) JUnit
17 13 (0.99%) Cucumber
18 12 (0.91%) Gradle
19 11 (0.84%) Ant
General
1 208 (15.85%) Finance
2 74 (5.64%) Banking
3 43 (3.28%) Front Office
4 41 (3.13%) Marketing
4 41 (3.13%) Retail
5 27 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.68%) Electronics
6 22 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.76%) Billing
7 10 (0.76%) Law
7 10 (0.76%) Publishing
8 6 (0.46%) Legal
9 5 (0.38%) Back Office
10 4 (0.30%) Automotive
11 3 (0.23%) Games
12 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.076%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.076%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.076%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (14.94%) Web Services
2 72 (5.49%) .NET
3 70 (5.34%) Elastic Stack
4 67 (5.11%) Node.js
5 60 (4.57%) React
6 41 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 39 (2.97%) RESTful
8 37 (2.82%) NumPy
9 35 (2.67%) SciPy
10 30 (2.29%) Middleware
11 24 (1.83%) J2EE
12 22 (1.68%) JSON
12 22 (1.68%) Kafka
13 19 (1.45%) Sensu
14 18 (1.37%) J2SE
15 17 (1.30%) Redux
16 16 (1.22%) Spring
16 16 (1.22%) Symfony
17 14 (1.07%) Spring Boot
18 13 (0.99%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 165 (12.58%) Greenfield Project
2 69 (5.26%) Cloud Native
3 63 (4.80%) Public Cloud
4 33 (2.52%) Data Centre
5 28 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 27 (2.06%) Fintech
7 25 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (0.84%) Blog
10 7 (0.53%) Video on Demand
10 7 (0.53%) Wiki
11 6 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.30%) Clustering
12 4 (0.30%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.30%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.30%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.23%) Equities
13 3 (0.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 558 (42.53%) Linux
2 182 (13.87%) Windows
3 153 (11.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 92 (7.01%) Unix
5 65 (4.95%) CentOS
6 28 (2.13%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.61%) CoreOS
8 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.38%) Android
9 5 (0.38%) Debian
10 4 (0.30%) Fedora
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.23%) Solaris
11 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.15%) VMS
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.076%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,034 (78.81%) DevOps
2 406 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (16.39%) Configuration Management
4 166 (12.65%) Microservices
5 149 (11.36%) Migration
6 120 (9.15%) Test Automation
7 111 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
7 111 (8.46%) Open Source
8 107 (8.16%) Software Engineering
9 105 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
10 100 (7.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 100 (7.62%) TDD
11 84 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 80 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
13 71 (5.41%) Scrum
14 64 (4.88%) Analytics
15 56 (4.27%) E-Commerce
16 55 (4.19%) Build Automation
17 54 (4.12%) Load Balancing
18 50 (3.81%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 547 (41.69%) Python
2 314 (23.93%) Java
3 186 (14.18%) Bash Shell
4 129 (9.83%) PowerShell
4 129 (9.83%) Ruby
4 129 (9.83%) SQL
5 74 (5.64%) Perl
6 47 (3.58%) JavaScript
7 45 (3.43%) Go
8 41 (3.13%) C++
9 32 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 28 (2.13%) PHP
11 27 (2.06%) Java 8
12 25 (1.91%) Groovy
13 20 (1.52%) Scala
14 18 (1.37%) C#
15 14 (1.07%) TypeScript
16 13 (0.99%) PHP 7
17 7 (0.53%) Korn
17 7 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 126 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 119 (9.07%) SC Cleared
3 102 (7.77%) AWS Certification
4 20 (1.52%) Degree
5 13 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (0.76%) CCNP
7 9 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.61%) RHCE
9 7 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.46%) CISSP
11 4 (0.30%) CISA
11 4 (0.30%) CISM
11 4 (0.30%) ISSMP
12 3 (0.23%) CSSLP
12 3 (0.23%) ISSAP
13 2 (0.15%) CCDP
13 2 (0.15%) CCIE
13 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.60%) QA
2 6 (0.46%) GDPR
3 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.23%) FedRAMP
4 3 (0.23%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.076%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.076%) PMO
6 1 (0.076%) SLA
System Software
1 545 (41.54%) Docker
2 40 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.61%) vCloud
6 6 (0.46%) HDFS
6 6 (0.46%) Postfix
6 6 (0.46%) Squid
7 5 (0.38%) vSphere
7 5 (0.38%) Xen
8 4 (0.30%) KVM
9 3 (0.23%) Ceph
9 3 (0.23%) etcd
9 3 (0.23%) flannel
9 3 (0.23%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.23%) SkyDNS
9 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.15%) Btrfs
10 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 645 (49.16%) Terraform
2 551 (42.00%) Ansible
3 413 (31.48%) Kubernetes
4 364 (27.74%) Puppet
5 252 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
6 114 (8.69%) Packer
7 47 (3.58%) ZABBIX
8 39 (2.97%) Nagios
9 31 (2.36%) Mesos
10 28 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
11 27 (2.06%) Salt
12 25 (1.91%) Grafana
13 20 (1.52%) Consul
13 20 (1.52%) Kibana
14 19 (1.45%) Prometheus
15 18 (1.37%) logstash
15 18 (1.37%) Rancher
16 16 (1.22%) SCCM
17 12 (0.91%) SCOM
18 11 (0.84%) Graphite
Vendors
1 110 (8.38%) Red Hat
2 103 (7.85%) Splunk
3 79 (6.02%) Oracle
4 66 (5.03%) Microsoft
5 43 (3.28%) Google
6 38 (2.90%) VMware
7 27 (2.06%) SAP
8 24 (1.83%) New Relic
9 20 (1.52%) Atlassian
10 17 (1.30%) Cloudera
11 16 (1.22%) Cisco
12 12 (0.91%) hybris
12 12 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.76%) AppDynamics
13 10 (0.76%) Qualys
13 10 (0.76%) Tableau
14 9 (0.69%) PlateSpin
15 8 (0.61%) Hortonworks
16 7 (0.53%) Ping Identity
17 6 (0.46%) Sonatype