Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 251 374
Rank change year-on-year +56 +123 +234
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,313 993 637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.40% 1.06% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.11% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,020 847 536
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £420 £413 £381
90th Percentile £663 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +14.29%
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 88,711 89,110 93,100
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.90% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,299 59,345 61,334
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,720 2,647 3,013
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.63 £18.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% +0.95% +3.83%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.90 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.90 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 +31 841 £550 +4.76% 107
North of England +42 129 £461 -7.75% 36
South East -6 126 £533 +6.50% 24
Midlands +67 110 £488 +8.33% 9
North West +7 66 £489 +5.68% 15
West Midlands +34 61 £450 - 5
East of England +47 58 £550 - 9
South West -30 49 £500 +11.11% 11
East Midlands +36 47 £500 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire +26 46 £460 -8.00% 15
North East +11 17 £425 -15.00% 7
AWS Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 1,072 (81.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1,003 (76.39%) DevOps
3 662 (50.42%) Terraform
4 580 (44.17%) Ansible
5 546 (41.58%) Linux
6 537 (40.90%) Python
7 518 (39.45%) Docker
8 482 (36.71%) Jenkins
9 402 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
10 393 (29.93%) Puppet
11 367 (27.95%) Kubernetes
12 343 (26.12%) Java
13 294 (22.39%) Amazon EC2
14 289 (22.01%) Opscode Chef
15 228 (17.36%) AWS CloudFormation
16 222 (16.91%) Configuration Management
17 214 (16.30%) Web Services
18 210 (15.99%) Finance
19 206 (15.69%) Amazon S3
20 198 (15.08%) Serverless
21 182 (13.86%) Bash Shell
22 178 (13.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 176 (13.40%) Git (software)
24 169 (12.87%) Microservices
25 164 (12.49%) Windows
26 154 (11.73%) AWS Lambda
27 153 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
28 148 (11.27%) Ruby
29 147 (11.20%) Greenfield Project
30 143 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure

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 51 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
2 49 (3.73%) Confluence
3 48 (3.66%) IIS
4 45 (3.43%) Apache Spark
5 26 (1.98%) Apache
6 20 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 12 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (0.84%) nginx
8 11 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.69%) JBoss
10 9 (0.69%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.38%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.38%) SAS
12 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.15%) HipChat
4 1 (0.076%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.076%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.076%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1,072 (81.65%) Amazon AWS
2 294 (22.39%) Amazon EC2
3 228 (17.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 206 (15.69%) Amazon S3
5 198 (15.08%) Serverless
6 178 (13.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 154 (11.73%) AWS Lambda
8 143 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 63 (4.80%) Amazon EMR
10 55 (4.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 54 (4.11%) GitHub
12 53 (4.04%) Amazon ELB
13 51 (3.88%) Route 53
14 48 (3.66%) Amazon SQS
15 47 (3.58%) Google Cloud Platform
15 47 (3.58%) OpenShift
16 45 (3.43%) SaaS
17 44 (3.35%) PaaS
18 41 (3.12%) Amazon Glacier
19 40 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.49%) Firewall
2 51 (3.88%) DNS
3 49 (3.73%) VPN
4 31 (2.36%) TCP/IP
5 27 (2.06%) HTTP
6 16 (1.22%) SSH
7 15 (1.14%) ICMP
7 15 (1.14%) OpenVPN
8 14 (1.07%) SSL
9 12 (0.91%) LAN
10 11 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
11 10 (0.76%) WAN
12 9 (0.69%) DHCP
13 7 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.46%) Network Security
14 6 (0.46%) Software-Defined Networking
15 5 (0.38%) Internet
15 5 (0.38%) IPsec
15 5 (0.38%) SAN
16 4 (0.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (8.91%) Amazon RDS
2 98 (7.46%) Hadoop
3 86 (6.55%) MySQL
4 78 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 71 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 70 (5.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 62 (4.72%) Big Data
8 50 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 36 (2.74%) SQL Server
11 35 (2.67%) Amazon Aurora
12 31 (2.36%) Relational Database
13 25 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
14 23 (1.75%) Amazon Athena
15 16 (1.22%) Apache Hive
15 16 (1.22%) Data Lake
16 13 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.91%) InfluxDB
18 11 (0.84%) Redis
19 7 (0.53%) Impala
Development Applications
1 482 (36.71%) Jenkins
2 176 (13.40%) Git (software)
3 102 (7.77%) Maven
4 81 (6.17%) JIRA
5 66 (5.03%) Artifactory
6 64 (4.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 59 (4.49%) Sonatype Nexus
8 48 (3.66%) GitLab
9 39 (2.97%) Bitbucket
10 37 (2.82%) TeamCity
11 36 (2.74%) Hudson
11 36 (2.74%) Subversion
12 35 (2.67%) Vagrant
13 19 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (1.37%) JUnit
14 18 (1.37%) SonarQube
15 16 (1.22%) Selenium
16 15 (1.14%) Cucumber
17 14 (1.07%) Ant
18 12 (0.91%) CircleCI
General
1 210 (15.99%) Finance
2 80 (6.09%) Banking
3 48 (3.66%) Front Office
4 35 (2.67%) Retail
5 27 (2.06%) Marketing
6 12 (0.91%) Telecoms
7 10 (0.76%) Publishing
8 7 (0.53%) Law
8 7 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.46%) Automotive
9 6 (0.46%) Back Office
9 6 (0.46%) Legal
10 5 (0.38%) Electronics
10 5 (0.38%) Games
11 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.23%) Billing
12 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.076%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.076%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (16.30%) Web Services
2 72 (5.48%) Elastic Stack
3 71 (5.41%) .NET
3 71 (5.41%) Node.js
4 62 (4.72%) React
5 38 (2.89%) AngularJS
5 38 (2.89%) NumPy
6 35 (2.67%) SciPy
7 30 (2.28%) J2EE
7 30 (2.28%) Middleware
8 24 (1.83%) JSON
8 24 (1.83%) Kafka
8 24 (1.83%) Spring Boot
9 23 (1.75%) J2SE
10 22 (1.68%) REST
10 22 (1.68%) RESTful
11 21 (1.60%) Sensu
12 18 (1.37%) Spring
13 17 (1.29%) Redux
14 16 (1.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 147 (11.20%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (4.65%) Cloud Native
3 52 (3.96%) Public Cloud
4 42 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (3.20%) Data Centre
5 32 (2.44%) Fintech
6 23 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
7 21 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 11 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (0.61%) Blog
11 8 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (0.61%) PKI
12 7 (0.53%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.53%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.53%) Wiki
13 5 (0.38%) NHS
14 4 (0.30%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.30%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 546 (41.58%) Linux
2 164 (12.49%) Windows
3 128 (9.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 96 (7.31%) Unix
5 69 (5.26%) CentOS
6 26 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.46%) Debian
10 5 (0.38%) Android
10 5 (0.38%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.38%) VMS
11 4 (0.30%) Fedora
12 3 (0.23%) Solaris
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.15%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,003 (76.39%) DevOps
2 402 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (16.91%) Configuration Management
4 169 (12.87%) Microservices
5 153 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
6 140 (10.66%) Migration
7 115 (8.76%) Open Source
7 115 (8.76%) Software Engineering
8 112 (8.53%) Deployment Automation
9 101 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 93 (7.08%) Test Automation
11 89 (6.78%) TDD
12 88 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 87 (6.63%) Analytics
14 73 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
15 71 (5.41%) ETL
16 66 (5.03%) E-Commerce
16 66 (5.03%) Load Balancing
17 62 (4.72%) Scrum
18 58 (4.42%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 537 (40.90%) Python
2 343 (26.12%) Java
3 182 (13.86%) Bash Shell
4 148 (11.27%) Ruby
5 125 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 123 (9.37%) SQL
7 73 (5.56%) Perl
8 54 (4.11%) C++
9 53 (4.04%) Go
9 53 (4.04%) JavaScript
10 39 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 37 (2.82%) Groovy
12 32 (2.44%) Scala
13 30 (2.28%) PHP
14 26 (1.98%) Java 8
15 20 (1.52%) C#
16 14 (1.07%) R
16 14 (1.07%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.99%) PHP 7
18 12 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 117 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 104 (7.92%) SC Cleared
3 100 (7.62%) AWS Certification
4 25 (1.90%) Degree
5 11 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.61%) CISSP
7 6 (0.46%) CISM
8 5 (0.38%) CCNA
9 4 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.30%) CCNP
9 4 (0.30%) CCSA
9 4 (0.30%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.23%) CCIE
10 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.15%) CCDP
11 2 (0.15%) CISA
11 2 (0.15%) ISSMP
11 2 (0.15%) MCSE
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.22%) QA
2 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.38%) GDPR
4 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.23%) PMO
6 2 (0.15%) HL7
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.076%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.076%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.076%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.076%) SLA
System Software
1 518 (39.45%) Docker
2 30 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.84%) vCloud
6 9 (0.69%) Postfix
6 9 (0.69%) Squid
7 7 (0.53%) HDFS
8 6 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.38%) vSphere
10 4 (0.30%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.23%) Xen
12 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.15%) Btrfs
12 2 (0.15%) KVM
12 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.076%) Varnish
13 1 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 662 (50.42%) Terraform
2 580 (44.17%) Ansible
3 393 (29.93%) Puppet
4 367 (27.95%) Kubernetes
5 289 (22.01%) Opscode Chef
6 119 (9.06%) Packer
7 48 (3.66%) ZABBIX
8 38 (2.89%) Nagios
9 33 (2.51%) Kibana
10 31 (2.36%) Salt
11 30 (2.28%) Docker Swarm
11 30 (2.28%) Mesos
12 29 (2.21%) logstash
13 21 (1.60%) Consul
14 18 (1.37%) Rancher
15 15 (1.14%) Grafana
16 14 (1.07%) Pingdom
17 13 (0.99%) SCCM
17 13 (0.99%) Uchiwa
18 12 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (7.39%) Splunk
2 95 (7.24%) Red Hat
3 59 (4.49%) Oracle
4 49 (3.73%) Microsoft
5 44 (3.35%) VMware
6 39 (2.97%) Google
7 35 (2.67%) New Relic
8 19 (1.45%) Cloudera
8 19 (1.45%) hybris
9 14 (1.07%) Atlassian
9 14 (1.07%) PagerDuty
9 14 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.91%) SAP
10 12 (0.91%) Tableau
11 11 (0.84%) Adobe
12 10 (0.76%) Cisco
13 9 (0.69%) IBM
13 9 (0.69%) PlateSpin
13 9 (0.69%) Sonatype
14 7 (0.53%) Talend