Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Software Engineer was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 825 852
Rank change year-on-year +71 +27 +13
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Software Engineer 99 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.028% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.030% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 23 28
England median daily rate £588 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% - +20.48%
10th Percentile £475 £395 £450
90th Percentile £675 £725 £525
UK median daily rate £588 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +17.50% - +20.48%
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 88,584 86,718 93,363
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.91% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,985 57,510 61,457
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,801 2,549 2,999
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £17.71 £18.70 £18.26
% change year-on-year -5.29% +2.40% +1.46%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +50 81 £600 +9.09% 9
South East -7 14 £500 - 5
North of England -27 2 - -
South West - 2 £255 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 - -
AWS Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 97 (97.98%) Software Engineering
2 79 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (75.76%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (73.74%) Java
5 57 (57.58%) Microservices
6 56 (56.57%) React
7 49 (49.49%) Web Services
8 45 (45.45%) Python
8 45 (45.45%) Finance
8 45 (45.45%) DevOps
9 44 (44.44%) Jenkins
9 44 (44.44%) Terraform
10 42 (42.42%) Linux
11 39 (39.39%) Front Office
11 39 (39.39%) Asset Management
12 36 (36.36%) Maven
12 36 (36.36%) Greenfield Project
13 35 (35.35%) C++
14 33 (33.33%) AngularJS
14 33 (33.33%) Hadoop
14 33 (33.33%) MongoDB
15 32 (32.32%) SciPy
15 32 (32.32%) NumPy
15 32 (32.32%) Artifactory
15 32 (32.32%) Docker
15 32 (32.32%) AWS Certification
15 32 (32.32%) J2EE
15 32 (32.32%) Banking
16 31 (31.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 31 (31.31%) Hudson

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 3 (3.03%) Apache Solr
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 75 (75.76%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (23.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 22 (22.22%) Serverless
4 19 (19.19%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (16.16%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (4.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.01%) Apigee
7 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.01%) GitHub
7 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Internet
1 4 (4.04%) MQTT
2 1 (1.01%) AMQP
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 33 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 18 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 18 (18.18%) MySQL
3 16 (16.16%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.02%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 44 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 36 (36.36%) Maven
3 32 (32.32%) Artifactory
4 31 (31.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (31.31%) Hudson
5 9 (9.09%) Vagrant
6 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.03%) Gradle
7 3 (3.03%) JUnit
7 3 (3.03%) Subversion
7 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.02%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.02%) JIRA
9 1 (1.01%) GoCD
9 1 (1.01%) GoogleTest
9 1 (1.01%) RStudio
9 1 (1.01%) SonarQube
General
1 45 (45.45%) Finance
2 39 (39.39%) Front Office
3 32 (32.32%) Banking
4 9 (9.09%) Marketing
5 3 (3.03%) Back Office
6 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.02%) Retail
7 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (56.57%) React
2 49 (49.49%) Web Services
3 33 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 32 (32.32%) J2EE
4 32 (32.32%) NumPy
4 32 (32.32%) SciPy
5 25 (25.25%) J2SE
6 17 (17.17%) Node.js
7 16 (16.16%) Redux
7 16 (16.16%) Symfony
8 9 (9.09%) .NET
9 8 (8.08%) REST
9 8 (8.08%) Spring
10 7 (7.07%) HTML
11 6 (6.06%) SOAP
12 5 (5.05%) RESTful
13 4 (4.04%) CSS
13 4 (4.04%) Kafka
13 4 (4.04%) Swagger
14 3 (3.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (36.36%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.07%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.04%) Smart Home
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.03%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.03%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.02%) 3D Printing
5 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.02%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.42%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Unix
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (97.98%) Software Engineering
2 79 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (57.58%) Microservices
4 45 (45.45%) DevOps
5 39 (39.39%) Asset Management
6 23 (23.23%) TDD
7 20 (20.20%) BDD
8 17 (17.17%) E-Commerce
9 12 (12.12%) Front End Development
10 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (10.10%) Scrum
11 9 (9.09%) MVC
12 8 (8.08%) Configuration Management
12 8 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (7.07%) Deployment Automation
13 7 (7.07%) Pair Programming
13 7 (7.07%) Portfolio Management
14 6 (6.06%) OO
15 5 (5.05%) B2B
15 5 (5.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 73 (73.74%) Java
2 45 (45.45%) Python
3 35 (35.35%) C++
4 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 16 (16.16%) PHP
6 13 (13.13%) TypeScript
7 12 (12.12%) PHP 7
8 10 (10.10%) Java 8
9 9 (9.09%) C#
10 7 (7.07%) R
11 4 (4.04%) SQL
12 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.03%) Go
12 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.01%) ES6
Qualifications
1 32 (32.32%) AWS Certification
2 10 (10.10%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 32 (32.32%) Docker
2 3 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 44 (44.44%) Terraform
2 14 (14.14%) Ansible
3 10 (10.10%) Puppet
4 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.01%) Consul
5 1 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) Oracle
2 11 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.03%) Adyen
3 3 (3.03%) WorldPay
4 2 (2.02%) Google
4 2 (2.02%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) CA