Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Software Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 July 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 Software Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 777 814 872
Rank change year-on-year +37 +58 -21
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Software Engineer 76 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.012% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 9 12
England median daily rate £500 £550 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -6.38% +39.88%
10th Percentile £428 £358 £493
90th Percentile £650 £725 £700
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £588
% change year-on-year -9.09% -6.38% +39.88%
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 89,662 83,065 96,769
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.94% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,304 54,178 63,734
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,891 2,681 2,889
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.09 £18.70 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.29% -4.10% +11.43%

AWS Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Software Engineer in England

AWS Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Software Engineer in England

AWS Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Software Engineer in England

AWS Software 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 Software Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 July 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 -24 34 £525 -25.00% 5
North of England +5 20 £550 +47.16% 2
South East - 20 £500 - 3
Yorkshire - 14 - -
North West -11 6 £550 +47.16% 2
South West - 2 £255 -
AWS Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, AWS Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 73 (96.05%) Software Engineering
2 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (68.42%) Java
3 45 (59.21%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (43.42%) JavaScript
5 32 (42.11%) Docker
6 31 (40.79%) DevOps
7 26 (34.21%) TDD
8 25 (32.89%) Scrum
8 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (30.26%) Terraform
10 22 (28.95%) BDD
11 20 (26.32%) OO
12 19 (25.00%) SQL
13 18 (23.68%) Python
13 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
14 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
14 17 (22.37%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (22.37%) Web Services
15 16 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
15 16 (21.05%) Node.js
16 15 (19.74%) AngularJS
16 15 (19.74%) Ansible
16 15 (19.74%) MySQL
17 14 (18.42%) QA
17 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
17 14 (18.42%) Microservices
18 13 (17.11%) TypeScript
18 13 (17.11%) Redis

AWS Software 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 16 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.26%) Apache Solr
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.95%) Amazon Alexa
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 45 (59.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (10.53%) Serverless
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.26%) GitHub
3 4 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
1 4 (5.26%) MQTT
1 4 (5.26%) SMS
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) AMQP
3 1 (1.32%) DHCP
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 15 (19.74%) MySQL
3 13 (17.11%) Redis
4 5 (6.58%) Big Data
5 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.63%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.63%) Flink
7 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.79%) Mercurial
3 12 (15.79%) Subversion
4 9 (11.84%) Vagrant
5 5 (6.58%) Maven
6 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (2.63%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.63%) JIRA
7 2 (2.63%) JUnit
8 1 (1.32%) Ant
8 1 (1.32%) GoCD
8 1 (1.32%) GoogleTest
8 1 (1.32%) Liquibase
8 1 (1.32%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.32%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Front Office
3 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.26%) Marketing
6 3 (3.95%) Electronics
7 2 (2.63%) Legal
8 1 (1.32%) Banking
8 1 (1.32%) Games
8 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) Web Services
2 16 (21.05%) Node.js
3 15 (19.74%) AngularJS
4 11 (14.47%) J2EE
5 9 (11.84%) REST
5 9 (11.84%) Spring
6 8 (10.53%) .NET
7 7 (9.21%) HTML
7 7 (9.21%) J2SE
7 7 (9.21%) React
7 7 (9.21%) SOAP
8 4 (5.26%) CSS
8 4 (5.26%) EJB
8 4 (5.26%) JDBC
8 4 (5.26%) JMS
8 4 (5.26%) JSP
8 4 (5.26%) Regular Expression
8 4 (5.26%) Struts
8 4 (5.26%) Struts2
8 4 (5.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Hedge funds
2 5 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.26%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.95%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.95%) Smart Home
5 2 (2.63%) 3D Printing
5 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.63%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Fintech
6 1 (1.32%) Media Streaming
6 1 (1.32%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (96.05%) Software Engineering
2 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (40.79%) DevOps
4 26 (34.21%) TDD
5 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (32.89%) Scrum
6 22 (28.95%) BDD
7 20 (26.32%) OO
8 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
9 17 (22.37%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (18.42%) Microservices
11 11 (14.47%) DSDM
11 11 (14.47%) Kanban
11 11 (14.47%) RUP
12 9 (11.84%) MVC
13 8 (10.53%) Pair Programming
14 7 (9.21%) Asset Management
14 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
14 7 (9.21%) Deployment Automation
14 7 (9.21%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) Java
2 33 (43.42%) JavaScript
3 19 (25.00%) SQL
4 18 (23.68%) Python
5 13 (17.11%) TypeScript
6 6 (7.89%) C#
6 6 (7.89%) R
7 4 (5.26%) C++
7 4 (5.26%) Go
8 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.95%) Scala
9 2 (2.63%) Java 8
9 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.42%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) GCP
System Software
1 32 (42.11%) Docker
2 4 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (30.26%) Terraform
2 15 (19.74%) Ansible
3 5 (6.58%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.58%) Puppet
4 1 (1.32%) Consul
4 1 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Google
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) SAP
4 2 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) Apigee
5 1 (1.32%) CA
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft