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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / London
Rank 28 53 95
Rank change year-on-year +25 +42  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1259 825 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.55% 3.75% 2.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.98% 39.53% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 659 343
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2929 2087 1350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.25% 9.49% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2175 1543 909
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 27
Median hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.09% -3.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £43.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 194 £500 - 96
Croydon +19 13 £550 +15.78%
Westminster +9 5 £669 +58.28%
Docklands, London 0 4 £543 +3.33% 1
Canary Wharf -2 4 £560 +51.86%
Bromley +7 3 £650 +44.44%
Hammersmith -1 2 £518 -3.45%
Wembley - 2 £200 -
Hayes 0 1 £470 -10.47% 2
Hounslow - 1 - -
Thornton Heath - 1 £525 -
Twickenham - 1 £425 - 1
Feltham - 1 £425 - 1
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 1206 (45.93%) DevOps
2 1166 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
3 964 (36.71%) Linux
4 750 (28.56%) Java
5 731 (27.84%) Docker
6 729 (27.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 701 (26.69%) Puppet
8 681 (25.93%) Jenkins
9 680 (25.89%) Python
10 619 (23.57%) Ansible
11 598 (22.77%) Web Services
12 596 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
13 481 (18.32%) Git (software)
14 428 (16.30%) Opscode Chef
15 416 (15.84%) Ruby
16 410 (15.61%) TDD
17 406 (15.46%) JavaScript
18 394 (15.00%) Finance
19 368 (14.01%) Configuration Management
20 359 (13.67%) Scrum
21 344 (13.10%) Microservices
22 325 (12.38%) VMware
22 325 (12.38%) Amazon EC2
23 321 (12.22%) Terraform
24 320 (12.19%) Bash Shell
25 302 (11.50%) Windows
26 275 (10.47%) Security Cleared
26 275 (10.47%) Kubernetes
27 273 (10.40%) Node.js
28 266 (10.13%) SQL

Amazon AWS
Top Related 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
1 224 (8.53%) Elasticsearch
2 168 (6.40%) Apache
3 136 (5.18%) Apache Spark
4 128 (4.87%) Confluence
4 128 (4.87%) nginx
5 114 (4.34%) Cloud Foundry
6 108 (4.11%) OpenStack
7 69 (2.63%) IIS
8 66 (2.51%) Tomcat
9 51 (1.94%) Apache Pig
10 37 (1.41%) WebLogic
11 30 (1.14%) WebSphere
12 28 (1.07%) Apache Solr
13 23 (0.88%) JBoss
14 17 (0.65%) SAS
15 16 (0.61%) CMS
15 16 (0.61%) SharePoint
16 15 (0.57%) MS Exchange
17 14 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
18 12 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.84%) HipChat
3 16 (0.61%) MS Office
4 6 (0.23%) MS Project
5 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.19%) SPSS
6 4 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.038%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 6 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.076%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.038%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.038%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.038%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 729 (27.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 325 (12.38%) Amazon EC2
3 239 (9.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 221 (8.42%) Amazon S3
5 207 (7.88%) PaaS
6 140 (5.33%) GitHub
7 135 (5.14%) IaaS
8 128 (4.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 86 (3.27%) SaaS
10 80 (3.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 80 (3.05%) AWS Lambda
10 80 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
11 78 (2.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 77 (2.93%) Amazon EMR
13 75 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
14 71 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
15 70 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
16 64 (2.44%) Office 365
16 64 (2.44%) Route 53
17 55 (2.09%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 172 (6.55%) VPN
2 166 (6.32%) DNS
3 159 (6.05%) Firewall
4 156 (5.94%) HTTP
5 118 (4.49%) TCP/IP
6 78 (2.97%) WAN
7 77 (2.93%) SSL
8 67 (2.55%) LAN
9 63 (2.40%) Internet
10 59 (2.25%) SAN
11 43 (1.64%) Network Security
12 41 (1.56%) DHCP
13 38 (1.45%) LDAP
14 35 (1.33%) SSH
15 34 (1.29%) IPsec
16 32 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
17 31 (1.18%) Wireless
18 30 (1.14%) Kerberos
19 29 (1.10%) OpenVPN
20 27 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (10.02%) Hadoop
2 252 (9.60%) Big Data
3 228 (8.68%) SQL Server
4 226 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
5 205 (7.81%) MySQL
5 205 (7.81%) NoSQL
6 201 (7.65%) MongoDB
7 145 (5.52%) Amazon RDS
8 123 (4.68%) Apache Hive
9 91 (3.47%) Relational Database
10 90 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 90 (3.43%) Redis
11 79 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 69 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
13 51 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
14 48 (1.83%) HBase
15 46 (1.75%) Oracle Database
16 39 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
17 28 (1.07%) RDBMS
18 20 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 681 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 481 (18.32%) Git (software)
3 194 (7.39%) JIRA
4 149 (5.67%) Maven
5 109 (4.15%) TeamCity
6 83 (3.16%) Vagrant
7 79 (3.01%) Sonatype Nexus
8 77 (2.93%) Cucumber
9 76 (2.89%) JUnit
10 73 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
11 67 (2.55%) Subversion
12 64 (2.44%) Selenium
13 51 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 51 (1.94%) SonarQube
14 49 (1.87%) Bitbucket
15 44 (1.68%) Ant
16 38 (1.45%) Gradle
17 37 (1.41%) Artifactory
18 32 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
19 29 (1.10%) Liquibase
General
1 394 (15.00%) Finance
2 141 (5.37%) Banking
3 110 (4.19%) Retail
4 70 (2.67%) Marketing
5 55 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 34 (1.29%) Games
7 32 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.18%) Electronics
8 31 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 24 (0.91%) Advertising
9 24 (0.91%) Front Office
10 20 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 20 (0.76%) Law
11 19 (0.72%) Legal
11 19 (0.72%) Publishing
12 10 (0.38%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.34%) Back Office
14 5 (0.19%) Billing
15 4 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 657 (25.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 630 (23.99%) Developer
3 424 (16.15%) Architect
4 410 (15.61%) AWS Engineer
5 375 (14.28%) AWS DevOps
6 235 (8.95%) Java Developer
7 165 (6.28%) Cloud Architect
8 152 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 152 (5.79%) Consultant
9 148 (5.64%) AWS Architect
10 143 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
11 126 (4.80%) AWS Developer
12 124 (4.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 110 (4.19%) Senior Developer
14 102 (3.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 101 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
16 79 (3.01%) Data Engineer
17 77 (2.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 76 (2.89%) Administrator
19 68 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 598 (22.77%) Web Services
2 273 (10.40%) Node.js
3 261 (9.94%) HTML
4 204 (7.77%) .NET
5 203 (7.73%) CSS
5 203 (7.73%) REST
6 188 (7.16%) AngularJS
7 157 (5.98%) Kafka
8 153 (5.83%) Spring
9 131 (4.99%) Elastic Stack
10 122 (4.65%) RESTful
11 113 (4.30%) JSON
12 112 (4.27%) React
13 102 (3.88%) HTML5
14 86 (3.27%) ASP.NET
15 67 (2.55%) SOAP
16 65 (2.48%) jQuery
17 62 (2.36%) Django
17 62 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
18 61 (2.32%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 156 (5.94%) Public Cloud
2 117 (4.46%) Data Centre
3 91 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (2.86%) User Experience
5 68 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 46 (1.75%) PKI
7 44 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 41 (1.56%) Private Cloud
9 40 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 38 (1.45%) Algorithms
11 31 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
12 27 (1.03%) Fintech
13 25 (0.95%) Cloud Native
14 23 (0.88%) Replication
15 20 (0.76%) Data Structures
16 19 (0.72%) Clustering
17 18 (0.69%) CMDB
17 18 (0.69%) Management Information System
18 17 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
19 14 (0.53%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 964 (36.71%) Linux
2 302 (11.50%) Windows
3 201 (7.65%) Unix
4 185 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 151 (5.75%) CentOS
6 102 (3.88%) Windows Server
7 59 (2.25%) Ubuntu
8 54 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (1.18%) Android
10 31 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 30 (1.14%) CoreOS
12 24 (0.91%) Solaris
13 19 (0.72%) SUSE
14 14 (0.53%) RancherOS
15 13 (0.50%) VyOS
15 13 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.46%) AIX
17 10 (0.38%) VMS
18 7 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1206 (45.93%) DevOps
2 1166 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
3 596 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
4 410 (15.61%) TDD
5 368 (14.01%) Configuration Management
6 359 (13.67%) Scrum
7 344 (13.10%) Microservices
8 263 (10.02%) Open Source
9 240 (9.14%) BDD
10 236 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
11 219 (8.34%) Migration
12 203 (7.73%) E-Commerce
13 197 (7.50%) High Availability
14 174 (6.63%) Software Engineering
15 159 (6.05%) Kanban
16 125 (4.76%) MVC
17 117 (4.46%) Analytics
18 98 (3.73%) Pair Programming
19 95 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
19 95 (3.62%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 750 (28.56%) Java
2 680 (25.89%) Python
3 416 (15.84%) Ruby
4 406 (15.46%) JavaScript
5 320 (12.19%) Bash Shell
6 266 (10.13%) SQL
7 222 (8.45%) Scala
8 172 (6.55%) PowerShell
9 164 (6.25%) C#
10 161 (6.13%) Perl
11 133 (5.06%) Go
12 103 (3.92%) PHP
13 86 (3.27%) Shell Script
14 57 (2.17%) R
15 55 (2.09%) C
16 39 (1.49%) Groovy
17 33 (1.26%) ES6
18 30 (1.14%) C++
19 19 (0.72%) XPath
20 17 (0.65%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 275 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 239 (9.10%) SC Cleared
3 88 (3.35%) Degree
4 51 (1.94%) AWS Certification
5 37 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (0.91%) CISSP
7 21 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 20 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 18 (0.69%) CCNP
10 15 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (0.53%) CCIE
11 14 (0.53%) CCNA
12 13 (0.50%) MCSE
12 13 (0.50%) PhD
13 10 (0.38%) CISM
14 9 (0.34%) SANS
15 8 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
16 7 (0.27%) GIAC
16 7 (0.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (3.12%) QA
2 41 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 22 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.61%) SLA
5 11 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.34%) EMIR
6 9 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (0.34%) MiFID
7 8 (0.30%) COBIT
8 7 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.27%) GCP
8 7 (0.27%) GDPR
9 6 (0.23%) PMO
10 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.15%) SDET
11 3 (0.11%) RMADS
12 2 (0.076%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.076%) ISO20022
System Software
1 731 (27.84%) Docker
2 134 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 77 (2.93%) vCloud
5 53 (2.02%) HDFS
6 52 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
7 36 (1.37%) Hyper-V
8 28 (1.07%) VMware ESX
9 27 (1.03%) Postfix
10 26 (0.99%) Squid
11 24 (0.91%) vSphere
12 15 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (0.57%) XenApp
13 12 (0.46%) Apache Flume
13 12 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.42%) NFS
15 10 (0.38%) Xen
16 9 (0.34%) Gluster
16 9 (0.34%) LXC
17 8 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 701 (26.69%) Puppet
2 619 (23.57%) Ansible
3 428 (16.30%) Opscode Chef
4 321 (12.22%) Terraform
5 275 (10.47%) Kubernetes
6 98 (3.73%) logstash
7 93 (3.54%) Kibana
8 87 (3.31%) ZABBIX
9 62 (2.36%) Nagios
10 60 (2.28%) Consul
11 59 (2.25%) Packer
12 54 (2.06%) Mesos
13 53 (2.02%) Salt
14 45 (1.71%) Rancher
15 39 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
16 37 (1.41%) Graphite
17 36 (1.37%) HAProxy
18 34 (1.29%) Grafana
19 30 (1.14%) SCCM
20 23 (0.88%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 325 (12.38%) VMware
2 200 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 189 (7.20%) Oracle
4 144 (5.48%) Google
5 131 (4.99%) Red Hat
6 91 (3.47%) Splunk
7 85 (3.24%) Atlassian
8 74 (2.82%) Cisco
9 69 (2.63%) AppDynamics
10 62 (2.36%) New Relic
11 58 (2.21%) Citrix
12 51 (1.94%) SAP
13 43 (1.64%) IBM
14 41 (1.56%) HP
15 38 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
16 37 (1.41%) Rackspace
17 32 (1.22%) ServiceNow
18 31 (1.18%) Hortonworks
19 30 (1.14%) Sonatype
20 29 (1.10%) Cloudera
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 36 minutes ago
London
Montash
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable - outside of IR35
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 6 months contract + likely extensions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Analytix
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day Up to £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: Up to £520 per day Lauren
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + -
Posted: Yesterday
London
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £37.50 - £42.50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Rate: + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago