Period
to 18 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 10 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 +26
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 5,270 4,699 2,680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.45% 10.18% 6.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.49% 45.07% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,855 3,564 2,066
London median daily rate £550 £540 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +5.37% +2.50%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £391
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 3
London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +128.57%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £35.75
90th Percentile £95.00 £50.50 £154.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.03% +135.71%

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 12,404 10,426 6,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 29.29% 22.60% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,011 7,658 4,790
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £353 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £500 £480 £458
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.92% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 90 41
London median hourly rate £24.50 £26.78 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.50% +40.92% -26.92%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £72.50 £55.25 £107.50
England median hourly rate £18.76 £20.00 £18.38
% change year-on-year -6.20% +8.84% -9.26%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +5 1,170 £550 - 201
South London +2 350 £550 +1.15% 34
East London +3 284 £575 - 18
West London -6 161 £500 -4.76% 35
North London +10 21 £700 +62.32% 3
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 2,264 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2,150 (40.80%) DevOps
3 1,814 (34.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,619 (30.72%) Java
5 1,600 (30.36%) Python
6 1,493 (28.33%) Docker
7 1,302 (24.71%) Kubernetes
8 1,234 (23.42%) Jenkins
9 1,204 (22.85%) Linux
10 1,200 (22.77%) Finance
11 1,115 (21.16%) Terraform
12 1,054 (20.00%) Ansible
13 1,050 (19.92%) Microservices
14 970 (18.41%) TDD
15 943 (17.89%) Git (software)
16 899 (17.06%) JavaScript
17 893 (16.94%) Google Cloud Platform
18 864 (16.39%) Web Services
19 774 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
20 743 (14.10%) SQL
21 724 (13.74%) Puppet
22 673 (12.77%) Google
23 635 (12.05%) Serverless
24 622 (11.80%) Node.js
25 604 (11.46%) Big Data
26 588 (11.16%) Scrum
27 585 (11.10%) Security Cleared
28 556 (10.55%) Migration
29 543 (10.30%) NoSQL
30 535 (10.15%) AWS Lambda

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
1 278 (5.28%) Apache Spark
2 275 (5.22%) Confluence
3 228 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
4 219 (4.16%) Apache
5 144 (2.73%) Tomcat
6 137 (2.60%) nginx
7 134 (2.54%) OpenStack
8 113 (2.14%) WebSphere
9 108 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
10 93 (1.76%) IIS
11 77 (1.46%) Apache Airflow
12 71 (1.35%) WebLogic
13 42 (0.80%) JBoss
13 42 (0.80%) SharePoint
14 38 (0.72%) CMS
14 38 (0.72%) MS Exchange
15 32 (0.61%) Apache Solr
16 31 (0.59%) Jetty
17 29 (0.55%) Mongrel
18 24 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 38 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.19%) Chatbot
5 8 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.038%) Mingle
8 1 (0.019%) iWork
8 1 (0.019%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.36%) Endur
2 13 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.21%) Actimize
4 10 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.13%) Sentinel
7 6 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.095%) Relativity
9 4 (0.076%) Magento
9 4 (0.076%) Maximo
10 3 (0.057%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 3 (0.057%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.057%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.038%) Adobe Campaign
12 1 (0.019%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.019%) Orchestrade
12 1 (0.019%) R3 Corda
12 1 (0.019%) SAP GRC
12 1 (0.019%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 1,814 (34.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 893 (16.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 635 (12.05%) Serverless
4 535 (10.15%) AWS Lambda
5 523 (9.92%) Amazon EC2
6 508 (9.64%) Amazon S3
7 419 (7.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 299 (5.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 279 (5.29%) PaaS
10 263 (4.99%) GitHub
11 218 (4.14%) OpenShift
12 206 (3.91%) SaaS
13 201 (3.81%) IaaS
14 195 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
15 161 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
16 156 (2.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 156 (2.96%) Datadog
17 136 (2.58%) Amazon EMR
18 119 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
19 114 (2.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 224 (4.25%) Firewall
2 194 (3.68%) VPN
3 188 (3.57%) DNS
4 116 (2.20%) WAN
5 111 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 101 (1.92%) HTTP
7 88 (1.67%) LAN
8 84 (1.59%) DHCP
9 83 (1.57%) Network Security
9 83 (1.57%) SSL
10 58 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 53 (1.01%) Internet
12 49 (0.93%) FTP
13 46 (0.87%) IPsec
14 43 (0.82%) BGP
14 43 (0.82%) SAN
15 34 (0.65%) OSPF
16 29 (0.55%) MPLS
17 24 (0.46%) WLAN
18 23 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 604 (11.46%) Big Data
2 543 (10.30%) NoSQL
3 382 (7.25%) Hadoop
4 379 (7.19%) Amazon RDS
5 378 (7.17%) MongoDB
6 346 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
7 311 (5.90%) MySQL
8 309 (5.86%) SQL Server
9 299 (5.67%) Amazon Redshift
10 245 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 194 (3.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 186 (3.53%) Relational Database
13 151 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
14 150 (2.85%) Redis
15 136 (2.58%) Apache Hive
16 77 (1.46%) Data Lake
17 70 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 68 (1.29%) HBase
19 66 (1.25%) Amazon Athena
20 65 (1.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,234 (23.42%) Jenkins
2 943 (17.89%) Git (software)
3 432 (8.20%) JIRA
4 271 (5.14%) Maven
5 201 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 169 (3.21%) GitLab
7 164 (3.11%) TeamCity
8 150 (2.85%) Bitbucket
9 142 (2.69%) Artifactory
10 137 (2.60%) JUnit
11 128 (2.43%) Selenium
12 122 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
13 111 (2.11%) Mockito
14 104 (1.97%) SonarQube
15 96 (1.82%) Cucumber
16 95 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
17 82 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 81 (1.54%) Travis CI
19 76 (1.44%) webpack
20 75 (1.42%) CircleCI
General
1 1,200 (22.77%) Finance
2 448 (8.50%) Banking
3 163 (3.09%) Retail
4 135 (2.56%) Front Office
5 115 (2.18%) Marketing
6 86 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 74 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 70 (1.33%) Law
9 61 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 55 (1.04%) Legal
11 49 (0.93%) Publishing
12 46 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 45 (0.85%) Games
14 42 (0.80%) Electronics
15 37 (0.70%) Back Office
16 21 (0.40%) German Language
16 21 (0.40%) Retail Banking
17 19 (0.36%) Billing
18 16 (0.30%) Advertising
19 13 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,662 (31.54%) Developer
2 1,013 (19.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 762 (14.46%) Architect
4 618 (11.73%) Java Developer
5 608 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
6 429 (8.14%) AWS DevOps
7 366 (6.94%) AWS Developer
7 366 (6.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 349 (6.62%) Senior Developer
9 313 (5.94%) Data Engineer
10 266 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
11 264 (5.01%) AWS Architect
12 238 (4.52%) Cloud Architect
13 204 (3.87%) Python Engineer
14 184 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
15 182 (3.45%) Python Developer
16 167 (3.17%) Big Data Engineer
16 167 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
17 166 (3.15%) Senior DevOps
18 158 (3.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 864 (16.39%) Web Services
2 622 (11.80%) Node.js
3 471 (8.94%) REST
4 456 (8.65%) RESTful
5 453 (8.60%) React
6 412 (7.82%) .NET
7 406 (7.70%) Kafka
8 401 (7.61%) Spring
9 345 (6.55%) CSS
10 342 (6.49%) HTML
11 335 (6.36%) AngularJS
12 297 (5.64%) Spring Boot
13 200 (3.80%) SOAP
14 186 (3.53%) J2EE
15 178 (3.38%) JSON
16 173 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
17 162 (3.07%) Redux
18 131 (2.49%) Hibernate
19 118 (2.24%) Vue.js
20 113 (2.14%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 394 (7.48%) Greenfield Project
2 288 (5.46%) Fintech
3 265 (5.03%) Public Cloud
4 239 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
5 177 (3.36%) Algorithms
6 168 (3.19%) Data Centre
7 156 (2.96%) Cloud Native
8 114 (2.16%) User Experience
9 104 (1.97%) Data Structures
10 90 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 88 (1.67%) Mobile App
12 78 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
13 75 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
14 74 (1.40%) Hedge funds
15 68 (1.29%) Fixed Income
16 58 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
17 50 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
18 44 (0.83%) Private Cloud
19 43 (0.82%) Virtual Team
20 41 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,204 (22.85%) Linux
2 437 (8.29%) Windows
3 277 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 275 (5.22%) Unix
5 149 (2.83%) Windows Server
6 79 (1.50%) CentOS
7 64 (1.21%) Ubuntu
8 55 (1.04%) Android
9 54 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 52 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 40 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.28%) VMS
14 14 (0.27%) Debian
15 12 (0.23%) CoreOS
15 12 (0.23%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.19%) Fedora
17 9 (0.17%) Solaris
18 6 (0.11%) Mesosphere
19 4 (0.076%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,264 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2,150 (40.80%) DevOps
3 1,050 (19.92%) Microservices
4 970 (18.41%) TDD
5 774 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
6 588 (11.16%) Scrum
7 556 (10.55%) Migration
8 512 (9.72%) BDD
9 502 (9.53%) Test Automation
10 470 (8.92%) Open Source
11 440 (8.35%) Software Engineering
12 389 (7.38%) Configuration Management
13 380 (7.21%) Analytics
14 335 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
15 331 (6.28%) Machine Learning
16 304 (5.77%) Data Science
17 271 (5.14%) ETL
18 255 (4.84%) Kanban
19 245 (4.65%) Continuous Deployment
20 244 (4.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,619 (30.72%) Java
2 1,600 (30.36%) Python
3 899 (17.06%) JavaScript
4 743 (14.10%) SQL
5 358 (6.79%) Bash Shell
6 342 (6.49%) Java 8
7 335 (6.36%) C#
8 319 (6.05%) Ruby
9 255 (4.84%) Scala
10 233 (4.42%) Go
11 232 (4.40%) PowerShell
12 178 (3.38%) ES6
13 159 (3.02%) TypeScript
14 143 (2.71%) PHP
15 125 (2.37%) Perl
16 100 (1.90%) C++
17 91 (1.73%) R
18 80 (1.52%) Shell Script
19 77 (1.46%) Groovy
20 48 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 585 (11.10%) Security Cleared
2 496 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 222 (4.21%) Degree
4 150 (2.85%) AWS Certification
5 138 (2.62%) RHCE
6 95 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
7 69 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 68 (1.29%) CISSP
9 63 (1.20%) Master's Degree
10 62 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 53 (1.01%) CCNP
12 43 (0.82%) CISM
13 40 (0.76%) PhD
14 35 (0.66%) CCIE
15 31 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
16 26 (0.49%) ISEB
16 26 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
18 21 (0.40%) CISA
19 19 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (2.96%) QA
2 78 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 77 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 47 (0.89%) Data Quality
5 43 (0.82%) GDPR
6 33 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 15 (0.28%) SLA
8 14 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
8 14 (0.27%) HIPAA
9 10 (0.19%) FedRAMP
10 8 (0.15%) PSD2
11 5 (0.095%) MiFID
12 4 (0.076%) COBIT
12 4 (0.076%) PMO
12 4 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.076%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.057%) FATCA
14 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 1 (0.019%) FISMA
15 1 (0.019%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,493 (28.33%) Docker
2 194 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 65 (1.23%) vSphere
5 50 (0.95%) HDFS
6 46 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (0.83%) Xen
8 42 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 27 (0.51%) Hyper-V
10 26 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 20 (0.38%) Apache Flume
12 18 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
13 16 (0.30%) vCloud
14 15 (0.28%) VMware NSX
15 14 (0.27%) KVM
15 14 (0.27%) Squid
16 12 (0.23%) Shibboleth
17 8 (0.15%) etcd
17 8 (0.15%) VirtualBox
17 8 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,302 (24.71%) Kubernetes
2 1,115 (21.16%) Terraform
3 1,054 (20.00%) Ansible
4 724 (13.74%) Puppet
5 530 (10.06%) Opscode Chef
6 124 (2.35%) Packer
7 99 (1.88%) Kibana
8 76 (1.44%) Consul
9 72 (1.37%) Prometheus
10 68 (1.29%) Grafana
11 65 (1.23%) Mesos
12 59 (1.12%) logstash
13 50 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
14 42 (0.80%) SELinux
15 40 (0.76%) Salt
15 40 (0.76%) SCCM
16 37 (0.70%) Nagios
16 37 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
17 30 (0.57%) ZABBIX
18 29 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 673 (12.77%) Google
2 401 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 364 (6.91%) Splunk
4 298 (5.65%) Oracle
5 286 (5.43%) VMware
6 273 (5.18%) Red Hat
7 138 (2.62%) Atlassian
8 134 (2.54%) Cisco
9 118 (2.24%) Qualys
10 102 (1.94%) Cloudera
11 90 (1.71%) Hortonworks
12 82 (1.56%) Tableau
13 70 (1.33%) New Relic
14 65 (1.23%) SAP
15 63 (1.20%) ServiceNow
16 53 (1.01%) AppDynamics
17 51 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
18 50 (0.95%) SaltStack
19 49 (0.93%) Citrix
20 48 (0.91%) IBM