Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 284 415
Rank change year-on-year +85 +131 +198
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,273 763 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.35% 0.86% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.91% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,041 643 479
England median daily rate £530 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £375
90th Percentile £660 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +17.65%
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 89,238 83,829 95,702
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.99% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,058 54,846 63,167
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,846 2,558 2,827
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.01% -2.63% +6.83%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.29%

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 August 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 17 August 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 +33 782 £550 +4.76% 96
South East +76 169 £500 - 20
North of England +66 139 £450 -5.26% 28
Midlands +44 73 £525 +31.25% 4
East of England +39 70 £500 -9.01% 8
North West +28 68 £500 +8.11% 16
West Midlands +23 48 £530 +16.16% 4
Yorkshire +24 46 £431 -9.21% 9
South West +2 41 £475 +15.15% 4
North East +4 25 £385 -28.37% 3
East Midlands +3 23 £500 +33.33%
AWS Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1,001 (78.63%) Amazon AWS
2 922 (72.43%) DevOps
3 590 (46.35%) Python
4 575 (45.17%) Terraform
5 574 (45.09%) Ansible
6 550 (43.21%) Linux
7 516 (40.53%) Docker
8 472 (37.08%) Jenkins
9 447 (35.11%) Puppet
10 356 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
11 327 (25.69%) Kubernetes
12 323 (25.37%) Java
13 315 (24.74%) Opscode Chef
14 282 (22.15%) Amazon EC2
15 252 (19.80%) Configuration Management
16 228 (17.91%) Ruby
17 226 (17.75%) Bash Shell
18 225 (17.67%) Git (software)
19 213 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
20 201 (15.79%) Serverless
21 199 (15.63%) AWS CloudFormation
22 183 (14.38%) Amazon S3
22 183 (14.38%) Windows
23 180 (14.14%) Finance
24 166 (13.04%) Web Services
25 164 (12.88%) AWS Lambda
26 161 (12.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 160 (12.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
28 153 (12.02%) Migration
29 137 (10.76%) Amazon RDS

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 85 (6.68%) Apache Spark
2 58 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
3 56 (4.40%) Confluence
4 40 (3.14%) IIS
5 34 (2.67%) Apache
6 27 (2.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 22 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.65%) nginx
9 15 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (0.86%) Apache Pig
10 11 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 11 (0.86%) JBoss
10 11 (0.86%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.86%) SharePoint
11 10 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
11 10 (0.79%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.71%) Luigi
13 8 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (0.71%) HipChat
2 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.24%) Stata
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.079%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,001 (78.63%) Amazon AWS
2 282 (22.15%) Amazon EC2
3 201 (15.79%) Serverless
4 199 (15.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 183 (14.38%) Amazon S3
6 164 (12.88%) AWS Lambda
7 160 (12.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 136 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 76 (5.97%) GitHub
10 64 (5.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 62 (4.87%) Amazon ELB
12 58 (4.56%) Route 53
13 54 (4.24%) Amazon EMR
14 47 (3.69%) Amazon Kinesis
15 45 (3.53%) OpenShift
16 43 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
17 42 (3.30%) PaaS
18 40 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
19 33 (2.59%) CloudFront
20 24 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.87%) Firewall
2 60 (4.71%) DNS
3 46 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 42 (3.30%) HTTP
5 40 (3.14%) SSL
6 31 (2.44%) VPN
7 20 (1.57%) Internet
7 20 (1.57%) SSH
8 18 (1.41%) Network Security
9 13 (1.02%) OpenVPN
10 12 (0.94%) SAN
11 10 (0.79%) DHCP
11 10 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
13 8 (0.63%) IPsec
13 8 (0.63%) WAN
14 7 (0.55%) LAN
14 7 (0.55%) Software-Defined Networking
15 5 (0.39%) MQTT
15 5 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (10.76%) Amazon RDS
2 104 (8.17%) Amazon Redshift
3 103 (8.09%) MySQL
4 102 (8.01%) Big Data
5 89 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
6 80 (6.28%) Hadoop
7 75 (5.89%) NoSQL
8 54 (4.24%) MongoDB
9 40 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (2.36%) Apache Hive
12 27 (2.12%) Amazon Athena
13 26 (2.04%) Amazon Aurora
13 26 (2.04%) Redis
14 23 (1.81%) SQL Server
15 22 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 21 (1.65%) Relational Database
17 15 (1.18%) InfluxDB
18 14 (1.10%) Data Lake
19 10 (0.79%) HBase
Development Applications
1 472 (37.08%) Jenkins
2 225 (17.67%) Git (software)
3 85 (6.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 78 (6.13%) JIRA
5 64 (5.03%) Maven
6 45 (3.53%) Vagrant
7 44 (3.46%) Bitbucket
8 42 (3.30%) Artifactory
9 39 (3.06%) Subversion
10 34 (2.67%) GitLab
10 34 (2.67%) TeamCity
11 23 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (1.73%) SonarQube
13 19 (1.49%) Travis CI
14 15 (1.18%) JUnit
15 14 (1.10%) Ant
15 14 (1.10%) CircleCI
15 14 (1.10%) Gradle
16 13 (1.02%) Selenium
17 11 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 180 (14.14%) Finance
2 53 (4.16%) Banking
3 43 (3.38%) Retail
4 32 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.20%) Marketing
6 16 (1.26%) Games
7 15 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.02%) Electronics
9 8 (0.63%) Front Office
9 8 (0.63%) Publishing
10 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.39%) Law
10 5 (0.39%) Legal
11 2 (0.16%) Automotive
11 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.079%) Advertising
12 1 (0.079%) Back Office
12 1 (0.079%) Billing
12 1 (0.079%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (13.04%) Web Services
2 94 (7.38%) Node.js
3 64 (5.03%) .NET
4 62 (4.87%) Elastic Stack
5 46 (3.61%) Kafka
6 32 (2.51%) Middleware
7 27 (2.12%) JSON
7 27 (2.12%) Spring Boot
8 26 (2.04%) REST
9 25 (1.96%) SOAP
10 22 (1.73%) Spring
11 20 (1.57%) Sensu
12 19 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (1.49%) React
12 19 (1.49%) RESTful
13 17 (1.34%) J2EE
14 13 (1.02%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.02%) LDAP
14 13 (1.02%) MLlib
14 13 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.15%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
3 47 (3.69%) Fintech
4 42 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 39 (3.06%) Cloud Native
6 37 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (2.36%) Public Cloud
8 24 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.65%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.41%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.26%) iPad
12 14 (1.10%) PKI
13 13 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
15 11 (0.86%) Replication
16 10 (0.79%) NHS
16 10 (0.79%) Private Cloud
17 9 (0.71%) Algorithms
17 9 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
18 7 (0.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 550 (43.21%) Linux
2 183 (14.38%) Windows
3 161 (12.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 130 (10.21%) Unix
5 49 (3.85%) CentOS
6 30 (2.36%) Windows Server
7 25 (1.96%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.71%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.31%) Debian
11 4 (0.31%) VMS
12 3 (0.24%) Fedora
13 2 (0.16%) Android
13 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.16%) Mesosphere
13 2 (0.16%) Solaris
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.079%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 922 (72.43%) DevOps
2 356 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (19.80%) Configuration Management
4 213 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
5 153 (12.02%) Migration
6 119 (9.35%) Deployment Automation
7 115 (9.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 114 (8.96%) Open Source
9 111 (8.72%) Microservices
10 102 (8.01%) Software Engineering
11 89 (6.99%) TDD
12 84 (6.60%) Analytics
13 77 (6.05%) E-Commerce
13 77 (6.05%) ETL
14 75 (5.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 74 (5.81%) Load Balancing
16 73 (5.73%) OO
17 58 (4.56%) Data Science
18 57 (4.48%) Test Automation
19 54 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 590 (46.35%) Python
2 323 (25.37%) Java
3 228 (17.91%) Ruby
4 226 (17.75%) Bash Shell
5 134 (10.53%) SQL
6 125 (9.82%) PowerShell
7 81 (6.36%) Perl
8 66 (5.18%) Groovy
8 66 (5.18%) Scala
9 63 (4.95%) JavaScript
10 53 (4.16%) Go
11 50 (3.93%) C++
12 47 (3.69%) Shell Script
13 38 (2.99%) PHP
14 25 (1.96%) C#
15 17 (1.34%) Java 8
16 13 (1.02%) R
17 12 (0.94%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.63%) C
19 5 (0.39%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 109 (8.56%) Security Cleared
2 98 (7.70%) AWS Certification
2 98 (7.70%) SC Cleared
3 23 (1.81%) Degree
4 13 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.47%) CISSP
5 6 (0.47%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.39%) CCNA
6 5 (0.39%) CCSA
6 5 (0.39%) CISM
7 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.16%) CCNP
9 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.16%) MCSE
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.079%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.81%) GCP
2 17 (1.34%) QA
3 12 (0.94%) PMO
4 9 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.63%) SLA
6 4 (0.31%) GDPR
6 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.079%) HL7
System Software
1 516 (40.53%) Docker
2 31 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.18%) HDFS
6 11 (0.86%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.63%) Postfix
7 8 (0.63%) Squid
7 8 (0.63%) vCloud
8 6 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.31%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.31%) vSphere
10 4 (0.31%) Xen
11 3 (0.24%) etcd
11 3 (0.24%) flannel
11 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.16%) Btrfs
12 2 (0.16%) Varnish
13 1 (0.079%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 575 (45.17%) Terraform
2 574 (45.09%) Ansible
3 447 (35.11%) Puppet
4 327 (25.69%) Kubernetes
5 315 (24.74%) Opscode Chef
6 120 (9.43%) Packer
7 62 (4.87%) Salt
8 40 (3.14%) Nagios
8 40 (3.14%) ZABBIX
9 36 (2.83%) logstash
10 33 (2.59%) Kibana
11 32 (2.51%) Mesos
12 30 (2.36%) Docker Swarm
13 24 (1.89%) Rancher
14 15 (1.18%) Consul
14 15 (1.18%) Uchiwa
15 14 (1.10%) HAProxy
15 14 (1.10%) Oozie
15 14 (1.10%) Pingdom
16 11 (0.86%) Grafana
Vendors
1 106 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 66 (5.18%) Splunk
3 49 (3.85%) VMware
4 47 (3.69%) Google
5 45 (3.53%) Oracle
6 41 (3.22%) Microsoft
7 34 (2.67%) Atlassian
7 34 (2.67%) New Relic
8 19 (1.49%) SaltStack
9 18 (1.41%) PagerDuty
10 17 (1.34%) Cloudera
10 17 (1.34%) SAP
11 16 (1.26%) hybris
12 15 (1.18%) Adobe
13 12 (0.94%) IBM
13 12 (0.94%) Tableau
14 11 (0.86%) Cisco
15 10 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.63%) Hortonworks
16 8 (0.63%) Interwoven