Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the 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 (AWS)
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 27 49
Rank change year-on-year +18 +22 +53
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 4,779 2,617 1,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.47% 6.64% 4.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.03% 41.81% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,589 1,996 1,427
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £363
90th Percentile £680 £650 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 1
London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +128.57% -50.00%
10th Percentile £31.00 £35.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £75.00 £154.25 £18.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% +135.71% -41.67%

Amazon AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 10,614 6,259 4,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.26% 15.89% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,762 4,589 3,325
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +9.41%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £306
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
England median daily rate £484 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.22% +2.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 47 53
London median hourly rate £26.60 £19.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.97% -26.92% -4.26%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.00 £13.56
90th Percentile £90.75 £128.00 £46.98
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -6.17% -10.00%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon AWS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon AWS in London

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Amazon AWS in London

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London +19 976 £550 +10.00% 353
South London +8 311 £550 +10.00% 32
West London +32 229 £525 +19.32% 160
East London +17 144 £563 +2.27% 85
North London -4 2 £438 -12.50% 12
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 2,214 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1,970 (41.22%) DevOps
3 1,578 (33.02%) Java
4 1,502 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1,373 (28.73%) Python
6 1,329 (27.81%) Docker
7 1,313 (27.47%) Linux
8 1,125 (23.54%) Jenkins
9 1,025 (21.45%) Ansible
10 969 (20.28%) TDD
11 887 (18.56%) Finance
12 855 (17.89%) Terraform
13 818 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
14 817 (17.10%) Web Services
15 798 (16.70%) Git (software)
16 774 (16.20%) JavaScript
17 757 (15.84%) Kubernetes
18 755 (15.80%) Microservices
19 740 (15.48%) Puppet
20 668 (13.98%) SQL
21 623 (13.04%) Security Cleared
22 591 (12.37%) Node.js
23 590 (12.35%) Scrum
24 570 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
25 523 (10.94%) SC Cleared
26 515 (10.78%) NoSQL
27 495 (10.36%) Configuration Management
28 494 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
29 493 (10.32%) Ruby
30 491 (10.27%) Migration

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 323 (6.76%) Apache Spark
2 303 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
3 286 (5.98%) Apache
4 269 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 199 (4.16%) Confluence
6 178 (3.72%) OpenStack
7 129 (2.70%) nginx
8 108 (2.26%) WebSphere
9 101 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 95 (1.99%) WebLogic
11 68 (1.42%) CMS
12 55 (1.15%) IIS
13 44 (0.92%) JBoss
14 43 (0.90%) Apache Pig
15 36 (0.75%) Apache Solr
16 34 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 29 (0.61%) MS Exchange
18 28 (0.59%) Mule
19 27 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
19 27 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.21%) Stata
5 5 (0.10%) HipChat
6 4 (0.084%) SPSS
7 3 (0.063%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.042%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.042%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.021%) InVision
9 1 (0.021%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.021%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
2 15 (0.31%) Markit EDM
2 15 (0.31%) thinkFolio
3 14 (0.29%) Front Arena
4 13 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.23%) PolarLake
5 11 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.13%) Bloomberg AIM
6 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.084%) Magento
7 4 (0.084%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.042%) Concordance
9 2 (0.042%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.042%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1,502 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 439 (9.19%) Amazon EC2
3 425 (8.89%) Serverless
4 400 (8.37%) Amazon S3
5 371 (7.76%) AWS Lambda
6 370 (7.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 370 (7.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 264 (5.52%) PaaS
8 245 (5.13%) GitHub
9 244 (5.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 211 (4.42%) IaaS
11 196 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
12 182 (3.81%) SaaS
13 156 (3.26%) Heroku
14 155 (3.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 153 (3.20%) Route 53
16 117 (2.45%) Amazon ELB
17 111 (2.32%) Amazon Kinesis
18 97 (2.03%) Office 365
19 78 (1.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 215 (4.50%) Firewall
2 183 (3.83%) DNS
3 156 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 154 (3.22%) HTTP
5 112 (2.34%) SSL
6 91 (1.90%) VPN
7 83 (1.74%) Internet
8 58 (1.21%) SAN
9 51 (1.07%) FTP
10 46 (0.96%) WAN
11 39 (0.82%) Network Security
12 37 (0.77%) LAN
13 35 (0.73%) Kerberos
14 27 (0.56%) SMS
15 23 (0.48%) Software-Defined Networking
16 22 (0.46%) DHCP
16 22 (0.46%) DMARC
17 21 (0.44%) BGP
18 20 (0.42%) iSCSI
19 19 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (10.78%) NoSQL
2 494 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 460 (9.63%) MySQL
4 431 (9.02%) Big Data
5 375 (7.85%) Hadoop
6 342 (7.16%) MongoDB
7 286 (5.98%) SQL Server
8 260 (5.44%) Amazon RDS
9 242 (5.06%) Amazon Redshift
10 200 (4.18%) Relational Database
11 173 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
12 168 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 152 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 151 (3.16%) Apache Hive
15 123 (2.57%) Redis
16 122 (2.55%) HBase
17 75 (1.57%) Power BI
18 71 (1.49%) RDBMS
19 67 (1.40%) Data Lake
20 56 (1.17%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,125 (23.54%) Jenkins
2 798 (16.70%) Git (software)
3 319 (6.68%) JIRA
4 267 (5.59%) Maven
5 203 (4.25%) TeamCity
6 140 (2.93%) Gradle
7 136 (2.85%) NUnit
8 128 (2.68%) JUnit
9 117 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 115 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
11 113 (2.36%) Selenium
12 106 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 105 (2.20%) webpack
14 100 (2.09%) GitLab
15 98 (2.05%) Cucumber
16 84 (1.76%) SonarQube
17 83 (1.74%) Artifactory
18 80 (1.67%) Mockito
19 78 (1.63%) Vagrant
20 77 (1.61%) MSTest
General
1 887 (18.56%) Finance
2 355 (7.43%) Banking
3 164 (3.43%) Retail
4 110 (2.30%) Marketing
5 95 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 75 (1.57%) Games
7 66 (1.38%) Law
8 54 (1.13%) Front Office
9 40 (0.84%) Advertising
10 35 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 34 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 32 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 32 (0.67%) Publishing
13 29 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 26 (0.54%) Electronics
15 21 (0.44%) Back Office
16 18 (0.38%) Legal
17 10 (0.21%) Billing
17 10 (0.21%) Music Industry
18 8 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,483 (31.03%) Developer
2 1,004 (21.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 693 (14.50%) Architect
4 636 (13.31%) AWS Engineer
5 582 (12.18%) Java Developer
6 503 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
7 392 (8.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 298 (6.24%) Cloud Engineer
9 279 (5.84%) Senior Developer
10 242 (5.06%) AWS Developer
11 215 (4.50%) Data Engineer
12 198 (4.14%) Cloud Architect
13 196 (4.10%) AWS Architect
14 189 (3.95%) .NET Developer
15 185 (3.87%) Senior DevOps
16 182 (3.81%) Consultant
17 167 (3.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 161 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
19 133 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
20 132 (2.76%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 817 (17.10%) Web Services
2 591 (12.37%) Node.js
3 463 (9.69%) REST
4 422 (8.83%) .NET
5 370 (7.74%) Kafka
6 364 (7.62%) RESTful
7 356 (7.45%) AngularJS
8 343 (7.18%) CSS
9 335 (7.01%) HTML
9 335 (7.01%) Spring
10 328 (6.86%) React
11 223 (4.67%) JSON
12 202 (4.23%) HTML5
13 197 (4.12%) XML
14 181 (3.79%) Elastic Stack
15 168 (3.52%) Spring Boot
16 156 (3.26%) SOAP
17 148 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
18 146 (3.06%) OAuth
19 130 (2.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 309 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
2 219 (4.58%) Public Cloud
3 212 (4.44%) Fintech
4 185 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 170 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 165 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 137 (2.87%) User Experience
8 128 (2.68%) Algorithms
9 124 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
10 113 (2.36%) Mobile App
11 110 (2.30%) Private Cloud
12 89 (1.86%) Cloud Native
13 78 (1.63%) Data Structures
14 68 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
15 65 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
16 46 (0.96%) Management Information System
17 40 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
18 38 (0.80%) Virtual Team
19 36 (0.75%) Derivative
20 34 (0.71%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1,313 (27.47%) Linux
2 462 (9.67%) Windows
3 372 (7.78%) Unix
4 252 (5.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 160 (3.35%) CentOS
6 133 (2.78%) Windows Server
7 92 (1.93%) Ubuntu
8 76 (1.59%) Android
9 72 (1.51%) Apple iOS
10 46 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (0.80%) CoreOS
13 26 (0.54%) DC/OS
14 25 (0.52%) Debian
15 21 (0.44%) Windows 10
16 18 (0.38%) Solaris
17 9 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.13%) Fedora
18 6 (0.13%) SmartOS
18 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,214 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1,970 (41.22%) DevOps
3 969 (20.28%) TDD
4 818 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
5 755 (15.80%) Microservices
6 590 (12.35%) Scrum
7 495 (10.36%) Configuration Management
8 491 (10.27%) Migration
9 459 (9.60%) Test Automation
10 451 (9.44%) Continuous Delivery
11 433 (9.06%) E-Commerce
12 422 (8.83%) Open Source
13 417 (8.73%) BDD
14 412 (8.62%) Software Engineering
15 333 (6.97%) Analytics
16 281 (5.88%) MVC
17 275 (5.75%) OO
18 268 (5.61%) Kanban
19 256 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
20 214 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,578 (33.02%) Java
2 1,373 (28.73%) Python
3 774 (16.20%) JavaScript
4 668 (13.98%) SQL
5 493 (10.32%) Ruby
6 444 (9.29%) Bash Shell
7 431 (9.02%) C#
8 322 (6.74%) Scala
9 314 (6.57%) Java 8
10 234 (4.90%) PowerShell
11 206 (4.31%) Go
12 200 (4.18%) Perl
13 181 (3.79%) Groovy
14 148 (3.10%) ES6
15 121 (2.53%) Shell Script
16 112 (2.34%) TypeScript
17 106 (2.22%) PHP
18 99 (2.07%) C++
19 78 (1.63%) C
20 54 (1.13%) R
Qualifications
1 623 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 523 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 220 (4.60%) Degree
4 149 (3.12%) AWS Certification
5 92 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 51 (1.07%) DV Cleared
7 48 (1.00%) CISSP
8 46 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 43 (0.90%) Master's Degree
10 37 (0.77%) CISM
11 22 (0.46%) CCNA
12 21 (0.44%) CCNP
13 20 (0.42%) CISA
13 20 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
14 18 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
16 15 (0.31%) CEH
17 14 (0.29%) PhD
17 14 (0.29%) SANS
18 13 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (3.72%) GCP
2 140 (2.93%) QA
3 57 (1.19%) GDPR
4 53 (1.11%) Data Quality
5 42 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 26 (0.54%) SLA
8 21 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 11 (0.23%) COBIT
11 10 (0.21%) GAAP
11 10 (0.21%) PMO
12 8 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
12 8 (0.17%) NIST 800
13 7 (0.15%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.084%) PSD2
15 3 (0.063%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 3 (0.063%) WCAG
16 2 (0.042%) WAI
System Software
1 1,329 (27.81%) Docker
2 177 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 177 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (1.63%) HDFS
4 53 (1.11%) Apache Flume
5 49 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
6 47 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 34 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 29 (0.61%) etcd
8 29 (0.61%) VirtualBox
8 29 (0.61%) vSphere
9 26 (0.54%) flannel
10 23 (0.48%) vCloud
10 23 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (0.33%) NFS
12 15 (0.31%) KVM
13 14 (0.29%) VMware NSX
14 10 (0.21%) Varnish
14 10 (0.21%) Xen
15 9 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1,025 (21.45%) Ansible
2 855 (17.89%) Terraform
3 757 (15.84%) Kubernetes
4 740 (15.48%) Puppet
5 570 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
6 139 (2.91%) Packer
7 131 (2.74%) Mesos
8 100 (2.09%) Kibana
9 96 (2.01%) logstash
10 92 (1.93%) Docker Swarm
11 87 (1.82%) Salt
12 83 (1.74%) Consul
13 81 (1.69%) Nagios
14 78 (1.63%) Grafana
15 68 (1.42%) ZABBIX
16 67 (1.40%) Oozie
17 56 (1.17%) Prometheus
18 48 (1.00%) Rancher
19 45 (0.94%) SCCM
20 40 (0.84%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 416 (8.70%) Google
2 412 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 286 (5.98%) Oracle
4 253 (5.29%) VMware
5 211 (4.42%) Splunk
6 182 (3.81%) Red Hat
7 106 (2.22%) Cisco
8 102 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
9 96 (2.01%) New Relic
10 92 (1.93%) IBM
11 89 (1.86%) Cloudera
12 84 (1.76%) Atlassian
13 79 (1.65%) SaltStack
14 74 (1.55%) SAP
15 73 (1.53%) AppDynamics
16 57 (1.19%) Tableau
17 55 (1.15%) Hortonworks
18 50 (1.05%) Talend
19 43 (0.90%) Citrix
20 41 (0.86%) Adobe