Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 9 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 +15
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 4,970 4,980 3,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.56% 10.94% 7.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.11% 42.96% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,585 3,759 2,302
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £419 £400
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 7
London median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29.50 £31.00 £30.25
90th Percentile £119.50 £78.75 £58.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +125.35%

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 12,709 11,592 7,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.12% 25.46% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,143 8,496 5,498
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £639
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 80 66
London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.25 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.82% -3.51%
10th Percentile £15.13 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £70.00 £90.58 £58.75
England median hourly rate £23.22 £19.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +20.60% -8.33% +7.09%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +1 1,101 £550 - 449
South London 0 276 £568 +8.10% 60
East London 0 141 £575 +4.55% 111
West London -9 140 £523 -0.48% 171
North London +16 24 £550 - 11
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2,190 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
2 2,034 (40.93%) DevOps
3 1,700 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,694 (34.08%) Python
5 1,548 (31.15%) Java
6 1,537 (30.93%) Docker
7 1,349 (27.14%) Kubernetes
8 1,258 (25.31%) Finance
9 1,117 (22.47%) Terraform
10 1,085 (21.83%) Linux
11 1,021 (20.54%) Microservices
12 950 (19.11%) Jenkins
13 852 (17.14%) Google Cloud Platform
14 825 (16.60%) Ansible
15 819 (16.48%) Web Services
15 819 (16.48%) JavaScript
16 774 (15.57%) TDD
17 748 (15.05%) Serverless
18 738 (14.85%) Git (software)
19 718 (14.45%) SQL
20 659 (13.26%) AWS Lambda
21 639 (12.86%) Amazon S3
22 634 (12.76%) Google
23 623 (12.54%) Scrum
24 617 (12.41%) Node.js
25 611 (12.29%) Big Data
26 585 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
27 563 (11.33%) Migration
28 530 (10.66%) Security Cleared
29 522 (10.50%) Amazon EC2

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
1 399 (8.03%) Apache Spark
2 260 (5.23%) Confluence
3 246 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
4 240 (4.83%) Apache
5 98 (1.97%) nginx
6 85 (1.71%) Apache Airflow
7 72 (1.45%) OpenStack
8 60 (1.21%) Tomcat
9 52 (1.05%) SharePoint
10 50 (1.01%) IIS
11 46 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
12 34 (0.68%) Apache Solr
13 32 (0.64%) JBoss
14 26 (0.52%) WebSphere
15 24 (0.48%) MS Exchange
16 20 (0.40%) SAS
17 19 (0.38%) Jetty
18 18 (0.36%) Jupyter
18 18 (0.36%) Skype for Business
19 16 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 53 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.080%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.040%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.040%) Mingle
7 1 (0.020%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 13 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 13 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 11 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.18%) Magento
5 7 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.12%) PolarLake
7 5 (0.10%) R3 Corda
7 5 (0.10%) Relativity
7 5 (0.10%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.080%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.080%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.080%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 3 (0.060%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.060%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.060%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.060%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.040%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.020%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,700 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 852 (17.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 748 (15.05%) Serverless
4 659 (13.26%) AWS Lambda
5 639 (12.86%) Amazon S3
6 522 (10.50%) Amazon EC2
7 467 (9.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 309 (6.22%) Amazon SQS
9 287 (5.77%) GitHub
10 271 (5.45%) Amazon ECS
11 230 (4.63%) OpenShift
12 211 (4.25%) SaaS
13 201 (4.04%) PaaS
14 199 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 176 (3.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 175 (3.52%) Amazon Kinesis
17 167 (3.36%) IaaS
18 151 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
19 133 (2.68%) Amazon EMR
20 126 (2.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 188 (3.78%) Firewall
2 123 (2.47%) VPN
3 98 (1.97%) DNS
4 93 (1.87%) WAN
5 76 (1.53%) Network Security
6 72 (1.45%) HTTP
7 63 (1.27%) Internet
8 61 (1.23%) TCP/IP
9 49 (0.99%) DHCP
9 49 (0.99%) LAN
10 38 (0.76%) SAN
11 37 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 33 (0.66%) Wireless
13 32 (0.64%) BGP
14 28 (0.56%) SSL
15 25 (0.50%) VLAN
16 24 (0.48%) OSPF
17 20 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
18 17 (0.34%) NAS
18 17 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (12.29%) Big Data
2 413 (8.31%) Amazon RDS
3 404 (8.13%) NoSQL
4 348 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
5 337 (6.78%) Amazon Redshift
6 306 (6.16%) Hadoop
7 304 (6.12%) MongoDB
8 294 (5.92%) MySQL
9 282 (5.67%) SQL Server
10 270 (5.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 224 (4.51%) Relational Database
12 183 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
13 152 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 138 (2.78%) Redis
15 102 (2.05%) RDBMS
16 99 (1.99%) Apache Hive
17 97 (1.95%) Amazon Athena
18 84 (1.69%) Data Lake
19 65 (1.31%) Power BI
20 54 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 950 (19.11%) Jenkins
2 738 (14.85%) Git (software)
3 451 (9.07%) JIRA
4 194 (3.90%) Artifactory
5 176 (3.54%) GitLab
6 160 (3.22%) Maven
7 137 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 128 (2.58%) TeamCity
9 120 (2.41%) Bitbucket
10 113 (2.27%) Selenium
11 104 (2.09%) Mockito
12 98 (1.97%) RStudio
13 94 (1.89%) JUnit
14 92 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
15 87 (1.75%) SonarQube
16 82 (1.65%) Cucumber
17 70 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 69 (1.39%) CircleCI
19 66 (1.33%) Travis CI
20 57 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 1,258 (25.31%) Finance
2 369 (7.42%) Banking
3 220 (4.43%) Public Sector
4 213 (4.29%) Front Office
5 177 (3.56%) Retail
6 83 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 75 (1.51%) Marketing
8 68 (1.37%) Legal
9 65 (1.31%) Law
10 64 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 49 (0.99%) Telecoms
12 42 (0.85%) Publishing
13 41 (0.82%) Games
14 24 (0.48%) Manufacturing
15 22 (0.44%) Electronics
16 21 (0.42%) Retail Banking
17 17 (0.34%) Advertising
18 11 (0.22%) Back Office
19 10 (0.20%) Billing
20 9 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,571 (31.61%) Developer
2 892 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 740 (14.89%) Architect
4 676 (13.60%) AWS Engineer
5 518 (10.42%) Java Developer
6 380 (7.65%) AWS DevOps
7 361 (7.26%) AWS Developer
7 361 (7.26%) Data Engineer
8 315 (6.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 313 (6.30%) Senior Developer
10 295 (5.94%) Cloud Engineer
11 276 (5.55%) AWS Architect
12 240 (4.83%) Python Engineer
13 224 (4.51%) Cloud Architect
14 204 (4.10%) React Developer
15 203 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
16 192 (3.86%) Python Developer
17 156 (3.14%) Software Engineer
18 146 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
19 134 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (16.48%) Web Services
2 617 (12.41%) Node.js
3 514 (10.34%) Kafka
4 485 (9.76%) React
5 398 (8.01%) AngularJS
6 360 (7.24%) REST
7 346 (6.96%) Spring
8 328 (6.60%) .NET
8 328 (6.60%) RESTful
9 286 (5.75%) CSS
10 265 (5.33%) HTML
11 246 (4.95%) Spring Boot
12 236 (4.75%) JSON
13 219 (4.41%) J2EE
14 171 (3.44%) Redux
15 141 (2.84%) SOAP
16 123 (2.47%) GraphQL
17 115 (2.31%) Elastic Stack
18 113 (2.27%) .NET Core
19 110 (2.21%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 299 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
2 263 (5.29%) Public Cloud
3 197 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 177 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
5 156 (3.14%) Fixed Income
6 137 (2.76%) Cloud Native
7 120 (2.41%) Algorithms
8 98 (1.97%) User Experience
9 97 (1.95%) Data Structures
10 89 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 82 (1.65%) Derivative
12 72 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
12 72 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
13 71 (1.43%) PKI
14 67 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
15 63 (1.27%) Hedge funds
16 57 (1.15%) Management Information System
17 55 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
18 54 (1.09%) Virtual Team
19 50 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1,085 (21.83%) Linux
2 386 (7.77%) Windows
3 255 (5.13%) Unix
4 209 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 125 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 69 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 68 (1.37%) CentOS
8 64 (1.29%) Android
8 64 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 57 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 26 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.44%) Windows 10
13 16 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.26%) CoreOS
14 13 (0.26%) Debian
15 12 (0.24%) VMS
15 12 (0.24%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.18%) Solaris
17 8 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,190 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
2 2,034 (40.93%) DevOps
3 1,021 (20.54%) Microservices
4 774 (15.57%) TDD
5 623 (12.54%) Scrum
6 585 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
7 563 (11.33%) Migration
8 513 (10.32%) Software Engineering
9 412 (8.29%) BDD
10 406 (8.17%) Test Automation
11 393 (7.91%) Open Source
12 384 (7.73%) Analytics
13 363 (7.30%) Infrastructure as Code
14 349 (7.02%) Configuration Management
15 331 (6.66%) Fintech
16 302 (6.08%) Asset Management
17 301 (6.06%) Data Science
18 283 (5.69%) Machine Learning
19 277 (5.57%) Mentoring
20 276 (5.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1,694 (34.08%) Python
2 1,548 (31.15%) Java
3 819 (16.48%) JavaScript
4 718 (14.45%) SQL
5 358 (7.20%) Bash Shell
6 344 (6.92%) Ruby
7 340 (6.84%) C#
8 287 (5.77%) Java 8
9 286 (5.75%) Scala
10 233 (4.69%) PowerShell
11 232 (4.67%) Go
12 158 (3.18%) Perl
13 151 (3.04%) TypeScript
14 120 (2.41%) C++
15 107 (2.15%) ES6
16 104 (2.09%) R
17 93 (1.87%) PHP
18 86 (1.73%) Shell Script
19 58 (1.17%) Groovy
20 38 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 530 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 415 (8.35%) SC Cleared
3 196 (3.94%) AWS Certification
4 174 (3.50%) Degree
5 70 (1.41%) CISSP
6 64 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 63 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (1.13%) RHCE
9 33 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
10 32 (0.64%) CISM
10 32 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
11 29 (0.58%) Master's Degree
12 24 (0.48%) CCNP
13 23 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
14 21 (0.42%) CCIE
14 21 (0.42%) PhD
15 20 (0.40%) DV Cleared
16 17 (0.34%) CISA
17 13 (0.26%) ISTQB
17 13 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (2.56%) QA
2 57 (1.15%) GDPR
3 53 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 46 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 36 (0.72%) NIST
7 18 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 17 (0.34%) SLA
9 12 (0.24%) NCSC
10 11 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.16%) COBIT
12 6 (0.12%) PMO
13 5 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
13 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 5 (0.10%) NIST 800
14 3 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.060%) MiFID
15 2 (0.040%) HL7
15 2 (0.040%) PSD2
16 1 (0.020%) ITGC
System Software
1 1,537 (30.93%) Docker
2 202 (4.06%) Active Directory
3 104 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (0.68%) HDFS
5 33 (0.66%) vSphere
6 28 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.32%) Apache Flume
9 14 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.28%) XenApp
10 12 (0.24%) vCloud
10 12 (0.24%) VMware NSX
11 11 (0.22%) Xen
12 10 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.20%) Shibboleth
13 9 (0.18%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.14%) KVM
14 7 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.12%) Postfix
15 6 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1,349 (27.14%) Kubernetes
2 1,117 (22.47%) Terraform
3 825 (16.60%) Ansible
4 435 (8.75%) Puppet
5 374 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
6 121 (2.43%) Packer
7 94 (1.89%) Consul
8 63 (1.27%) Grafana
9 59 (1.19%) Kibana
9 59 (1.19%) Salt
10 57 (1.15%) Prometheus
11 55 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
12 42 (0.85%) SCCM
13 36 (0.72%) logstash
14 35 (0.70%) Mesos
15 31 (0.62%) Graphite
16 30 (0.60%) Nagios
17 29 (0.58%) ZABBIX
18 26 (0.52%) Suricata
19 24 (0.48%) Istio
Vendors
1 634 (12.76%) Google
2 411 (8.27%) Microsoft
3 206 (4.14%) Oracle
4 202 (4.06%) Splunk
5 177 (3.56%) Red Hat
5 177 (3.56%) VMware
6 103 (2.07%) SAP
7 100 (2.01%) Cisco
8 95 (1.91%) Atlassian
9 81 (1.63%) Tableau
10 77 (1.55%) Informatica
11 75 (1.51%) IBM
12 66 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
13 53 (1.07%) Bloomberg
14 48 (0.97%) CheckPoint
15 47 (0.95%) Citrix
15 47 (0.95%) Qualys
16 46 (0.93%) Cloudera
16 46 (0.93%) Reuters
16 46 (0.93%) Talend