Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 332 483
Rank change year-on-year +134 +151 +121
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,273 606 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.38% 0.73% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.77% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,023 500 339
England median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +11.43%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £375
90th Percentile £650 £613 £608
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £488
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +11.43%
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 87,276 79,046 92,529
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.90% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,805 51,607 60,750
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £620 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,734 2,665 2,892
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.96 £19.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.40% -2.72% +11.37%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.40 £48.75 £47.90
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +47 805 £550 +4.76% 119
South East +103 174 £500 - 17
North of England +77 141 £480 -1.54% 21
North West +30 70 £506 +3.85% 11
South West +50 59 £500 +25.00% 2
Midlands +39 55 £525 - 6
Yorkshire +30 52 £425 -8.11% 10
East of England +33 39 £500 -9.09% 14
West Midlands +7 33 £530 +14.59% 4
East Midlands +13 22 £488 -13.33% 2
North East +18 19 £350 -30.00%
AWS Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 992 (77.93%) Amazon AWS
2 956 (75.10%) DevOps
3 600 (47.13%) Linux
4 589 (46.27%) Python
5 551 (43.28%) Ansible
6 549 (43.13%) Docker
7 513 (40.30%) Terraform
8 449 (35.27%) Jenkins
9 414 (32.52%) Puppet
10 391 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
11 324 (25.45%) Java
12 317 (24.90%) Kubernetes
13 316 (24.82%) Opscode Chef
14 250 (19.64%) Ruby
15 245 (19.25%) Configuration Management
16 240 (18.85%) Git (software)
17 238 (18.70%) Bash Shell
18 237 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
19 198 (15.55%) Amazon EC2
20 190 (14.93%) AWS CloudFormation
21 169 (13.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 168 (13.20%) Migration
23 167 (13.12%) Serverless
24 166 (13.04%) Windows
25 156 (12.25%) Web Services
26 151 (11.86%) Finance
27 150 (11.78%) AWS Lambda
28 148 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
29 143 (11.23%) Amazon S3
30 139 (10.92%) 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 76 (5.97%) Apache Spark
2 63 (4.95%) Confluence
3 55 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
4 46 (3.61%) Apache
5 36 (2.83%) IIS
6 35 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 34 (2.67%) Tomcat
8 32 (2.51%) nginx
9 20 (1.57%) JBoss
9 20 (1.57%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.86%) Apache Pig
11 10 (0.79%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.71%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
13 8 (0.63%) Luigi
14 7 (0.55%) CMS
14 7 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.47%) Mule
15 6 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 9 (0.71%) HipChat
2 5 (0.39%) Stata
3 1 (0.079%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.079%) Magento
1 1 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.079%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 992 (77.93%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (15.55%) Amazon EC2
3 190 (14.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 167 (13.12%) Serverless
5 150 (11.78%) AWS Lambda
6 143 (11.23%) Amazon S3
7 139 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 110 (8.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 73 (5.73%) GitHub
10 71 (5.58%) Route 53
11 57 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 56 (4.40%) OpenShift
13 50 (3.93%) Amazon ELB
13 50 (3.93%) Google Cloud Platform
13 50 (3.93%) PaaS
14 40 (3.14%) Amazon Kinesis
15 37 (2.91%) CloudFront
16 33 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
17 32 (2.51%) IaaS
18 21 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.87%) Firewall
2 55 (4.32%) DNS
3 52 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 40 (3.14%) HTTP
5 33 (2.59%) SSL
6 30 (2.36%) VPN
7 25 (1.96%) Internet
8 20 (1.57%) Network Security
9 18 (1.41%) SAN
10 13 (1.02%) DHCP
10 13 (1.02%) WAN
11 11 (0.86%) SMTP
12 9 (0.71%) IMAP
12 9 (0.71%) SMS
13 8 (0.63%) FTP
13 8 (0.63%) SSH
14 7 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (0.55%) IPsec
15 6 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (9.51%) Amazon RDS
2 99 (7.78%) MySQL
3 90 (7.07%) Big Data
4 87 (6.83%) Hadoop
5 86 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
6 78 (6.13%) NoSQL
7 77 (6.05%) Amazon Redshift
8 63 (4.95%) MongoDB
9 50 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (2.83%) Redis
12 30 (2.36%) Apache Hive
13 22 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (1.49%) SQL Server
15 15 (1.18%) Amazon Athena
16 13 (1.02%) Relational Database
17 12 (0.94%) DB2
18 9 (0.71%) HBase
19 8 (0.63%) Flink
19 8 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 449 (35.27%) Jenkins
2 240 (18.85%) Git (software)
3 82 (6.44%) JIRA
4 65 (5.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 58 (4.56%) Maven
6 47 (3.69%) Subversion
7 44 (3.46%) TeamCity
7 44 (3.46%) Vagrant
8 35 (2.75%) Artifactory
9 29 (2.28%) Bitbucket
9 29 (2.28%) SonarQube
10 27 (2.12%) Gradle
11 24 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (1.89%) GitLab
12 21 (1.65%) Selenium
13 19 (1.49%) Mercurial
14 15 (1.18%) Travis CI
15 12 (0.94%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (0.86%) RSpec
General
1 151 (11.86%) Finance
2 49 (3.85%) Banking
3 37 (2.91%) Retail
4 28 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 21 (1.65%) Marketing
6 19 (1.49%) Games
7 11 (0.86%) Publishing
8 10 (0.79%) Electronics
8 10 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.63%) Law
10 6 (0.47%) Billing
11 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.16%) Back Office
12 2 (0.16%) Front Office
12 2 (0.16%) Legal
12 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.079%) Advertising
13 1 (0.079%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.079%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (12.25%) Web Services
2 109 (8.56%) Node.js
3 60 (4.71%) Elastic Stack
4 56 (4.40%) Kafka
5 43 (3.38%) .NET
6 32 (2.51%) RESTful
7 29 (2.28%) JSON
7 29 (2.28%) SOAP
8 24 (1.89%) REST
9 23 (1.81%) AngularJS
10 22 (1.73%) Middleware
11 21 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
12 20 (1.57%) LDAP
13 19 (1.49%) Spring
14 16 (1.26%) HTML
14 16 (1.26%) Sensu
15 14 (1.10%) CSS
15 14 (1.10%) J2EE
15 14 (1.10%) YAML
16 13 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (4.48%) Fintech
3 49 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
4 48 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 33 (2.59%) Cloud Native
6 30 (2.36%) iPad
7 29 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 28 (2.20%) Public Cloud
9 26 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (1.81%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.10%) Computer Science
14 12 (0.94%) Private Cloud
14 12 (0.94%) Video on Demand
15 11 (0.86%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.71%) NHS
16 9 (0.71%) PKI
16 9 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
17 8 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 600 (47.13%) Linux
2 169 (13.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 166 (13.04%) Windows
4 136 (10.68%) Unix
5 54 (4.24%) CentOS
6 35 (2.75%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.41%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.02%) Debian
10 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.39%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.39%) DC/OS
12 3 (0.24%) Android
12 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.24%) Solaris
13 1 (0.079%) Fedora
13 1 (0.079%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (75.10%) DevOps
2 391 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (19.25%) Configuration Management
4 237 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
5 168 (13.20%) Migration
6 148 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 121 (9.51%) Software Engineering
8 106 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
9 103 (8.09%) Open Source
10 91 (7.15%) Microservices
11 90 (7.07%) TDD
12 77 (6.05%) OO
13 76 (5.97%) E-Commerce
14 75 (5.89%) Scrum
15 73 (5.73%) Test Automation
16 66 (5.18%) Continuous Deployment
17 63 (4.95%) Analytics
18 61 (4.79%) Kanban
19 58 (4.56%) Data Science
19 58 (4.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 589 (46.27%) Python
2 324 (25.45%) Java
3 250 (19.64%) Ruby
4 238 (18.70%) Bash Shell
5 124 (9.74%) SQL
6 91 (7.15%) PowerShell
7 89 (6.99%) Perl
8 86 (6.76%) Groovy
9 77 (6.05%) JavaScript
10 63 (4.95%) Scala
11 56 (4.40%) PHP
12 50 (3.93%) Go
13 46 (3.61%) Shell Script
14 39 (3.06%) C++
15 36 (2.83%) C#
16 14 (1.10%) TypeScript
17 11 (0.86%) Java 8
18 7 (0.55%) C
19 6 (0.47%) R
20 3 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (9.19%) Security Cleared
2 105 (8.25%) SC Cleared
3 86 (6.76%) AWS Certification
4 20 (1.57%) Degree
5 11 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.39%) MCSE
9 4 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.16%) CISSP
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.079%) CCIE
12 1 (0.079%) CCNP
12 1 (0.079%) OCP
12 1 (0.079%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.36%) QA
2 20 (1.57%) GCP
3 12 (0.94%) PMO
4 7 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.55%) SLA
5 4 (0.31%) GDPR
6 2 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 549 (43.13%) Docker
2 36 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.20%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.10%) Apache Flume
5 13 (1.02%) HDFS
6 12 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.47%) Xen
9 5 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.31%) flannel
10 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.24%) etcd
11 3 (0.24%) vCloud
12 2 (0.16%) Postfix
12 2 (0.16%) Squid
12 2 (0.16%) Varnish
13 1 (0.079%) KVM
13 1 (0.079%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 551 (43.28%) Ansible
2 513 (40.30%) Terraform
3 414 (32.52%) Puppet
4 317 (24.90%) Kubernetes
5 316 (24.82%) Opscode Chef
6 83 (6.52%) Packer
7 53 (4.16%) Salt
8 38 (2.99%) Mesos
9 32 (2.51%) ZABBIX
10 30 (2.36%) Nagios
11 29 (2.28%) logstash
12 28 (2.20%) Kibana
13 26 (2.04%) Rancher
14 25 (1.96%) Consul
15 22 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
16 16 (1.26%) Grafana
16 16 (1.26%) Oozie
17 10 (0.79%) HAProxy
18 9 (0.71%) Rundeck
19 8 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 101 (7.93%) Red Hat
2 63 (4.95%) Google
3 53 (4.16%) Microsoft
4 52 (4.08%) Splunk
5 50 (3.93%) VMware
6 47 (3.69%) Oracle
7 42 (3.30%) Atlassian
8 36 (2.83%) New Relic
9 27 (2.12%) SaltStack
10 19 (1.49%) AppDynamics
10 19 (1.49%) IBM
11 15 (1.18%) SAP
12 14 (1.10%) Cisco
13 10 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.71%) Cloudera
15 8 (0.63%) Capita
15 8 (0.63%) EMC
15 8 (0.63%) Tableau
16 7 (0.55%) PagerDuty
16 7 (0.55%) Remedy