Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 362 614
Rank change year-on-year +127 +252 +36
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1055 624 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.11% 0.65% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.69% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 519 205
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £413 £388 £363
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +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 90146 90887 97902
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.70% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 60308 59838 63462
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2604 3016 3760
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +70 753 £538 +4.62% 49
South East +65 133 £500 +5.26% 10
North of England +82 57 £500 -9.09% 10
South West +36 48 £463 +2.78% 2
North West +39 41 £500 +5.26% 6
Midlands +36 40 £450 -5.26% 9
East Midlands +16 28 £375 - 4
East of England -17 23 £550 +25.60% 3
Yorkshire +26 14 £500 -10.31% 3
West Midlands +14 10 £475 -2.06% 5
North East - 2 £500 - 1
AWS Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, AWS Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 851 (80.66%) Amazon AWS
2 792 (75.07%) DevOps
3 576 (54.60%) Linux
4 461 (43.70%) Python
5 447 (42.37%) Jenkins
6 434 (41.14%) Docker
7 401 (38.01%) Ansible
8 372 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
9 362 (34.31%) Terraform
10 334 (31.66%) Puppet
11 298 (28.25%) Java
12 253 (23.98%) Configuration Management
13 243 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
14 223 (21.14%) Kubernetes
15 219 (20.76%) Opscode Chef
16 195 (18.48%) Ruby
17 191 (18.10%) Git (software)
17 191 (18.10%) Bash Shell
18 189 (17.91%) Web Services
19 173 (16.40%) Amazon EC2
20 162 (15.36%) AWS CloudFormation
21 143 (13.55%) Amazon S3
22 138 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
23 135 (12.80%) Unix
24 125 (11.85%) Finance
25 118 (11.18%) Continuous Delivery
26 113 (10.71%) Node.js
27 110 (10.43%) Windows
28 106 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 105 (9.95%) Open Source

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 67 (6.35%) Apache
2 62 (5.88%) Confluence
3 58 (5.50%) Tomcat
4 55 (5.21%) Apache Spark
5 51 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
6 48 (4.55%) nginx
7 39 (3.70%) IIS
8 30 (2.84%) OpenStack
9 22 (2.09%) JBoss
10 14 (1.33%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.85%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.85%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.66%) SAS
14 5 (0.47%) Jetty
14 5 (0.47%) Mongrel
15 4 (0.38%) Mule
15 4 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 3 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (1.42%) HipChat
2 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.66%) Magento
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.095%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 851 (80.66%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (16.40%) Amazon EC2
3 162 (15.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 143 (13.55%) Amazon S3
5 138 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 105 (9.95%) Serverless
7 93 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
8 84 (7.96%) GitHub
9 82 (7.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 61 (5.78%) Route 53
11 58 (5.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 57 (5.40%) Amazon ELB
12 57 (5.40%) PaaS
13 53 (5.02%) IaaS
14 46 (4.36%) OpenShift
15 40 (3.79%) SaaS
16 32 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
17 23 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
18 21 (1.99%) CloudFront
19 18 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.83%) TCP/IP
2 44 (4.17%) DNS
3 41 (3.89%) HTTP
4 40 (3.79%) Firewall
5 37 (3.51%) VPN
6 31 (2.94%) SSL
7 21 (1.99%) Network Security
8 19 (1.80%) WAN
9 17 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (1.52%) Internet
11 15 (1.42%) LAN
12 12 (1.14%) DHCP
13 9 (0.85%) SMS
13 9 (0.85%) SMTP
14 7 (0.66%) IPsec
14 7 (0.66%) LDAP
14 7 (0.66%) SAN
14 7 (0.66%) SSH
14 7 (0.66%) VLAN
15 6 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (9.19%) Amazon RDS
2 80 (7.58%) NoSQL
3 72 (6.82%) MySQL
4 63 (5.97%) MongoDB
5 62 (5.88%) Big Data
5 62 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 51 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 35 (3.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 35 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (2.94%) SQL Server
9 20 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
10 15 (1.42%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.14%) Redis
12 8 (0.76%) HBase
13 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.57%) DB2
15 5 (0.47%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.38%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 447 (42.37%) Jenkins
2 191 (18.10%) Git (software)
3 86 (8.15%) Maven
4 83 (7.87%) JIRA
5 51 (4.83%) TeamCity
6 38 (3.60%) Artifactory
7 36 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 28 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (2.37%) GitLab
10 23 (2.18%) Cucumber
11 22 (2.09%) Bitbucket
12 19 (1.80%) Selenium
12 19 (1.80%) Subversion
13 17 (1.61%) Travis CI
14 16 (1.52%) Hudson
15 14 (1.33%) Gradle
15 14 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.33%) Vagrant
16 11 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
17 10 (0.95%) Grunt
General
1 125 (11.85%) Finance
2 41 (3.89%) Banking
3 23 (2.18%) Publishing
4 20 (1.90%) Retail
5 11 (1.04%) Marketing
6 9 (0.85%) Games
7 8 (0.76%) Retail Banking
8 7 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.57%) Law
10 5 (0.47%) Billing
10 5 (0.47%) Front Office
11 4 (0.38%) Hindi Language
11 4 (0.38%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.38%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.38%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.19%) Back Office
12 2 (0.19%) Electronics
12 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (17.91%) Web Services
2 113 (10.71%) Node.js
3 70 (6.64%) Elastic Stack
4 54 (5.12%) .NET
5 40 (3.79%) JSON
6 37 (3.51%) REST
7 33 (3.13%) Kafka
8 27 (2.56%) HTML
9 25 (2.37%) CSS
9 25 (2.37%) RESTful
10 23 (2.18%) React
11 20 (1.90%) AngularJS
12 18 (1.71%) CSS3
13 16 (1.52%) Sensu
14 15 (1.42%) jQuery
14 15 (1.42%) XML
15 14 (1.33%) Spring
16 13 (1.23%) HTML5
17 11 (1.04%) J2EE
17 11 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 41 (3.89%) Data Centre
4 35 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (2.65%) Fintech
6 18 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.23%) Digital Media
9 12 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
10 11 (1.04%) User Experience
11 9 (0.85%) PKI
12 8 (0.76%) iPad
13 7 (0.66%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.66%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.66%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.57%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.57%) Cloud Native
15 5 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.47%) Semantic Web
16 4 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 576 (54.60%) Linux
2 135 (12.80%) Unix
3 110 (10.43%) Windows
4 106 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (6.73%) CentOS
6 34 (3.22%) Windows Server
7 27 (2.56%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.23%) Debian
10 5 (0.47%) Fedora
10 5 (0.47%) VMS
10 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.38%) Solaris
12 3 (0.28%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.28%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.19%) VyOS
14 1 (0.095%) Android
14 1 (0.095%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 792 (75.07%) DevOps
2 372 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (23.98%) Configuration Management
4 243 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (11.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 105 (9.95%) Open Source
7 98 (9.29%) Migration
8 94 (8.91%) Microservices
9 89 (8.44%) Scrum
10 88 (8.34%) Software Engineering
11 83 (7.87%) TDD
12 80 (7.58%) Kanban
13 71 (6.73%) Test Automation
14 62 (5.88%) E-Commerce
15 49 (4.64%) Continuous Deployment
16 34 (3.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 34 (3.22%) Load Balancing
17 33 (3.13%) Pair Programming
18 32 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
19 28 (2.65%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 461 (43.70%) Python
2 298 (28.25%) Java
3 195 (18.48%) Ruby
4 191 (18.10%) Bash Shell
5 104 (9.86%) JavaScript
6 74 (7.01%) SQL
7 65 (6.16%) Go
8 62 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 59 (5.59%) Perl
10 56 (5.31%) PHP
11 49 (4.64%) Scala
12 44 (4.17%) Groovy
13 34 (3.22%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.85%) C#
14 9 (0.85%) ES6
15 6 (0.57%) C
16 4 (0.38%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.28%) CoffeeScript
17 3 (0.28%) VB
17 3 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 94 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 87 (8.25%) SC Cleared
3 59 (5.59%) AWS Certification
4 15 (1.42%) Degree
5 5 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.38%) CISM
6 4 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.28%) CCDP
7 3 (0.28%) CCNP
7 3 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (0.28%) CISSP
8 2 (0.19%) CCIE
8 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.19%) MCSE
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.095%) CEH
9 1 (0.095%) CISA
9 1 (0.095%) GIAC
9 1 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.71%) QA
2 13 (1.23%) GCP
3 4 (0.38%) GPG13
4 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.19%) PMO
6 1 (0.095%) GDPR
6 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.095%) SLA
System Software
1 434 (41.14%) Docker
2 25 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (1.23%) Gluster
6 7 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.66%) Xen
7 5 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.38%) HDFS
8 4 (0.38%) vCloud
9 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.28%) Varnish
10 2 (0.19%) flannel
10 2 (0.19%) NFS
10 2 (0.19%) pfSense
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.095%) KVM
11 1 (0.095%) LXC
11 1 (0.095%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 401 (38.01%) Ansible
2 362 (34.31%) Terraform
3 334 (31.66%) Puppet
4 223 (21.14%) Kubernetes
5 219 (20.76%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (4.83%) logstash
7 45 (4.27%) Mesos
8 37 (3.51%) Packer
9 36 (3.41%) Kibana
10 33 (3.13%) Nagios
11 19 (1.80%) Consul
11 19 (1.80%) ZABBIX
12 16 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
12 16 (1.52%) Salt
13 15 (1.42%) Graphite
14 12 (1.14%) Grafana
15 10 (0.95%) Rundeck
16 8 (0.76%) Prometheus
17 7 (0.66%) vRealize
18 6 (0.57%) StatsD
Vendors
1 70 (6.64%) Red Hat
2 53 (5.02%) VMware
3 47 (4.45%) Splunk
4 33 (3.13%) Oracle
5 31 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 31 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 31 (2.94%) Rackspace
6 29 (2.75%) Google
7 24 (2.27%) New Relic
8 17 (1.61%) Cisco
9 14 (1.33%) SaltStack
10 11 (1.04%) Cloudera
11 10 (0.95%) AppDynamics
12 9 (0.85%) Facebook
12 9 (0.85%) IBM
13 7 (0.66%) Mercator
13 7 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.47%) Hortonworks
15 4 (0.38%) F5
15 4 (0.38%) hybris