Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 19 34
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 +59
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 5,116 3,426 2,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.09% 7.61% 5.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.72% 43.26% 41.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,882 2,628 1,950
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £406 £375
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 0
London median hourly rate £50.00 £48.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.15 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.83% +14.72% +15.93%

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 11,703 7,919 6,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.37% 17.59% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,618 5,866 4,505
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 73 52
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -2.39% -2.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £14.55
90th Percentile £85.50 £165.00 £97.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year -12.50% +7.85% -19.37%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 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
Central London +15 1,046 £550 +4.76% 327
South London +21 437 £525 - 43
West London +29 170 £525 - 174
East London +6 165 £550 +7.32% 93
North London -4 10 £650 +30.00% 16
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 2,388 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 2,065 (40.36%) DevOps
3 1,728 (33.78%) Java
4 1,527 (29.85%) Docker
5 1,526 (29.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 1,456 (28.46%) Python
7 1,258 (24.59%) Linux
8 1,212 (23.69%) Jenkins
9 1,085 (21.21%) Terraform
10 1,081 (21.13%) Ansible
11 1,012 (19.78%) Finance
12 1,002 (19.59%) Microservices
13 991 (19.37%) Kubernetes
14 983 (19.21%) TDD
15 907 (17.73%) Web Services
16 901 (17.61%) JavaScript
17 900 (17.59%) Git (software)
18 873 (17.06%) Continuous Integration
19 777 (15.19%) Puppet
20 716 (14.00%) SQL
21 700 (13.68%) Node.js
22 653 (12.76%) Opscode Chef
23 622 (12.16%) Scrum
24 599 (11.71%) Test Automation
25 571 (11.16%) Amazon EC2
26 535 (10.46%) Google Cloud Platform
27 525 (10.26%) Serverless
28 524 (10.24%) Migration
29 511 (9.99%) Software Engineering
30 504 (9.85%) REST

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
1 273 (5.34%) Apache Spark
2 234 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
3 219 (4.28%) Apache
4 199 (3.89%) Tomcat
5 193 (3.77%) Confluence
6 156 (3.05%) OpenStack
7 98 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 97 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
9 94 (1.84%) nginx
10 92 (1.80%) IIS
11 89 (1.74%) WebLogic
12 50 (0.98%) CMS
13 35 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
14 34 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 25 (0.49%) Apache Pig
16 24 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 24 (0.47%) Gunicorn
17 23 (0.45%) MS Exchange
18 22 (0.43%) JBoss
19 20 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 75 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.098%) HipChat
8 2 (0.039%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.039%) Stata
9 1 (0.020%) InVision
9 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.020%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.25%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.23%) Maximo
4 11 (0.22%) PolarLake
5 10 (0.20%) thinkFolio
6 9 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.078%) Bloomberg AIM
9 4 (0.078%) Front Arena
9 4 (0.078%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.078%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.078%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.059%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.039%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,526 (29.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 571 (11.16%) Amazon EC2
3 535 (10.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 525 (10.26%) Serverless
5 492 (9.62%) Amazon S3
6 462 (9.03%) AWS Lambda
7 391 (7.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 322 (6.29%) GitHub
9 301 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 250 (4.89%) PaaS
11 202 (3.95%) SaaS
12 178 (3.48%) IaaS
13 159 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
14 144 (2.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 124 (2.42%) Heroku
16 118 (2.31%) Amazon EMR
17 109 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
18 107 (2.09%) Amazon SQS
18 107 (2.09%) Office 365
19 106 (2.07%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 224 (4.38%) Firewall
2 162 (3.17%) DNS
2 162 (3.17%) HTTP
3 120 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 118 (2.31%) VPN
5 100 (1.95%) SSL
6 60 (1.17%) WAN
7 58 (1.13%) Internet
8 56 (1.09%) LAN
9 49 (0.96%) Network Security
10 46 (0.90%) SAN
11 44 (0.86%) FTP
12 38 (0.74%) MPLS
13 36 (0.70%) Kerberos
14 30 (0.59%) SSH
15 29 (0.57%) BGP
16 25 (0.49%) OSPF
17 23 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
18 20 (0.39%) DHCP
18 20 (0.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (9.66%) NoSQL
2 465 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 449 (8.78%) Big Data
4 431 (8.42%) MySQL
5 378 (7.39%) Hadoop
5 378 (7.39%) MongoDB
6 335 (6.55%) SQL Server
7 241 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
8 214 (4.18%) Relational Database
9 200 (3.91%) Amazon Redshift
10 172 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 166 (3.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 164 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
13 150 (2.93%) Apache Hive
14 133 (2.60%) Redis
15 89 (1.74%) HBase
16 71 (1.39%) Sqoop
17 70 (1.37%) Power BI
18 65 (1.27%) Data Lake
19 62 (1.21%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1,212 (23.69%) Jenkins
2 900 (17.59%) Git (software)
3 413 (8.07%) Maven
4 346 (6.76%) JIRA
5 201 (3.93%) Selenium
5 201 (3.93%) TeamCity
6 164 (3.21%) GitLab
7 161 (3.15%) Cucumber
8 153 (2.99%) Gradle
9 151 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 131 (2.56%) Artifactory
11 129 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 119 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
13 114 (2.23%) JUnit
14 108 (2.11%) Bitbucket
15 100 (1.95%) webpack
16 98 (1.92%) SonarQube
17 90 (1.76%) Vagrant
18 84 (1.64%) NUnit
19 81 (1.58%) JMeter
General
1 1,012 (19.78%) Finance
2 422 (8.25%) Banking
3 279 (5.45%) Retail
4 139 (2.72%) Front Office
5 96 (1.88%) Marketing
6 61 (1.19%) Law
7 60 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 59 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 55 (1.08%) Games
10 49 (0.96%) Advertising
11 42 (0.82%) Legal
12 40 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 32 (0.63%) Publishing
14 28 (0.55%) Back Office
15 24 (0.47%) Manufacturing
16 20 (0.39%) Retail Banking
17 16 (0.31%) Electronics
18 10 (0.20%) Billing
19 9 (0.18%) Automotive
19 9 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,654 (32.33%) Developer
2 1,063 (20.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 704 (13.76%) AWS Engineer
4 686 (13.41%) Architect
5 602 (11.77%) Java Developer
6 501 (9.79%) AWS DevOps
7 439 (8.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 300 (5.86%) Senior Developer
9 269 (5.26%) AWS Developer
10 254 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
11 235 (4.59%) Data Engineer
12 228 (4.46%) Cloud Architect
13 221 (4.32%) AWS Architect
14 207 (4.05%) .NET Developer
15 195 (3.81%) Software Engineer
16 159 (3.11%) Consultant
17 154 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
18 152 (2.97%) React Developer
19 151 (2.95%) Python Engineer
20 133 (2.60%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 907 (17.73%) Web Services
2 700 (13.68%) Node.js
3 504 (9.85%) REST
4 493 (9.64%) .NET
5 473 (9.25%) Spring
6 448 (8.76%) React
7 357 (6.98%) AngularJS
8 356 (6.96%) HTML
9 351 (6.86%) CSS
10 347 (6.78%) RESTful
11 335 (6.55%) Spring Boot
12 304 (5.94%) Kafka
13 195 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
14 185 (3.62%) JSON
15 164 (3.21%) HTML5
16 163 (3.19%) Elastic Stack
17 160 (3.13%) SOAP
18 121 (2.37%) Hibernate
19 120 (2.35%) Redux
19 120 (2.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 419 (8.19%) Greenfield Project
2 275 (5.38%) Public Cloud
3 236 (4.61%) Fintech
4 226 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 209 (4.09%) Data Centre
6 194 (3.79%) Computer Science
7 139 (2.72%) User Experience
8 130 (2.54%) Algorithms
9 114 (2.23%) Cloud Native
10 109 (2.13%) Data Structures
11 108 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
12 106 (2.07%) Mobile App
13 91 (1.78%) Private Cloud
14 71 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
15 64 (1.25%) Fixed Income
16 62 (1.21%) Equities
17 56 (1.09%) Derivative
18 54 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 52 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
19 52 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1,258 (24.59%) Linux
2 499 (9.75%) Windows
3 412 (8.05%) Unix
4 214 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 135 (2.64%) Windows Server
6 121 (2.37%) CentOS
7 92 (1.80%) Ubuntu
8 51 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 51 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (0.96%) Android
10 33 (0.65%) Debian
10 33 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (0.57%) CoreOS
12 20 (0.39%) Solaris
13 19 (0.37%) Windows 10
14 14 (0.27%) Fedora
15 13 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.23%) VMS
17 11 (0.22%) DC/OS
18 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,388 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 2,065 (40.36%) DevOps
3 1,002 (19.59%) Microservices
4 983 (19.21%) TDD
5 873 (17.06%) Continuous Integration
6 622 (12.16%) Scrum
7 599 (11.71%) Test Automation
8 524 (10.24%) Migration
9 511 (9.99%) Software Engineering
10 499 (9.75%) Configuration Management
11 444 (8.68%) BDD
12 418 (8.17%) Open Source
13 406 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
14 365 (7.13%) E-Commerce
15 344 (6.72%) Analytics
16 294 (5.75%) OO
17 258 (5.04%) Kanban
18 251 (4.91%) ETL
19 238 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
20 219 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,728 (33.78%) Java
2 1,456 (28.46%) Python
3 901 (17.61%) JavaScript
4 716 (14.00%) SQL
5 441 (8.62%) Ruby
6 433 (8.46%) C#
7 427 (8.35%) Bash Shell
8 389 (7.60%) Java 8
9 300 (5.86%) Go
10 281 (5.49%) Scala
11 278 (5.43%) PowerShell
12 167 (3.26%) ES6
13 161 (3.15%) TypeScript
14 160 (3.13%) Perl
15 140 (2.74%) Shell Script
16 130 (2.54%) Groovy
17 116 (2.27%) C++
18 109 (2.13%) PHP
19 84 (1.64%) R
20 63 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 465 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 412 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 237 (4.63%) Degree
4 143 (2.80%) AWS Certification
5 88 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 66 (1.29%) CISSP
7 53 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (0.80%) CISM
9 33 (0.65%) Master's Degree
10 29 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (0.53%) ISTQB
12 24 (0.47%) CCNA
13 22 (0.43%) CISA
14 21 (0.41%) CCNP
15 20 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
16 19 (0.37%) ISEB
17 18 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
17 18 (0.35%) PhD
18 17 (0.33%) CCIE
19 16 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (3.62%) QA
2 58 (1.13%) GDPR
3 36 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.41%) SLA
6 19 (0.37%) PMO
7 13 (0.25%) PSD2
7 13 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.23%) HIPAA
9 10 (0.20%) COBIT
9 10 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
11 8 (0.16%) FedRAMP
12 3 (0.059%) WAI
12 3 (0.059%) WCAG
13 2 (0.039%) FISMA
13 2 (0.039%) HL7
13 2 (0.039%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 1,527 (29.85%) Docker
2 230 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (3.48%) Active Directory
4 89 (1.74%) HDFS
5 71 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 70 (1.37%) vSphere
7 57 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
8 36 (0.70%) VirtualBox
9 35 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (0.57%) Apache Flume
10 29 (0.57%) etcd
11 28 (0.55%) flannel
12 22 (0.43%) vCloud
13 19 (0.37%) NFS
14 18 (0.35%) XenApp
15 15 (0.29%) KVM
15 15 (0.29%) OpenAM
15 15 (0.29%) Squid
16 13 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 12 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,085 (21.21%) Terraform
2 1,081 (21.13%) Ansible
3 991 (19.37%) Kubernetes
4 777 (15.19%) Puppet
5 653 (12.76%) Opscode Chef
6 155 (3.03%) Packer
7 123 (2.40%) Mesos
8 102 (1.99%) Nagios
9 95 (1.86%) Docker Swarm
10 91 (1.78%) Prometheus
11 85 (1.66%) Kibana
11 85 (1.66%) logstash
12 84 (1.64%) ZABBIX
13 82 (1.60%) Salt
14 76 (1.49%) Grafana
15 73 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
16 63 (1.23%) Consul
17 56 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
18 45 (0.88%) SCCM
19 41 (0.80%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 472 (9.23%) Google
2 397 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 340 (6.65%) Oracle
4 330 (6.45%) VMware
5 251 (4.91%) Splunk
6 154 (3.01%) Red Hat
7 120 (2.35%) IBM
8 117 (2.29%) New Relic
9 116 (2.27%) Cisco
10 107 (2.09%) Atlassian
11 100 (1.95%) Tableau
12 95 (1.86%) Cloudera
13 75 (1.47%) AppDynamics
14 66 (1.29%) Citrix
15 62 (1.21%) SAP
16 46 (0.90%) SaltStack
17 40 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
18 37 (0.72%) NetApp
19 36 (0.70%) Sitecore
20 34 (0.66%) Talend