Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 32 80
Rank change year-on-year +13 +48 +28
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 3853 2671 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.17% 5.91% 2.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.13% 41.77% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3021 2033 1002
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.15%
10th Percentile £406 £381 £350
90th Percentile £650 £638 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.31 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +15.16% -10.26% -8.24%

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 8732 6394 3737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.53% 14.14% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6531 4704 2766
London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £617
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 49 27
London median hourly rate £21.40 £23.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.94% +23.10% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.33 £14.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £102.63 £98.00 £31.59
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +10 682 £525 - 155
South London +8 176 £525 +10.53% 10
West London +12 109 £525 +5.00% 37
East London +31 71 £515 -1.90% 27
North London +2 12 £488 - 11
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1724 (44.74%) DevOps
2 1722 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1397 (36.26%) Java
4 1256 (32.60%) Linux
5 1218 (31.61%) Python
6 1092 (28.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 1050 (27.25%) Docker
8 935 (24.27%) Jenkins
9 916 (23.77%) Ansible
10 874 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
11 851 (22.09%) Puppet
12 832 (21.59%) TDD
13 816 (21.18%) Web Services
14 712 (18.48%) Finance
15 685 (17.78%) JavaScript
16 680 (17.65%) Git (software)
17 653 (16.95%) Microservices
18 620 (16.09%) Terraform
19 566 (14.69%) Opscode Chef
20 548 (14.22%) NoSQL
21 547 (14.20%) SQL
22 534 (13.86%) Configuration Management
23 516 (13.39%) Kubernetes
24 512 (13.29%) Scrum
25 487 (12.64%) Ruby
26 478 (12.41%) Node.js
27 442 (11.47%) Windows
28 441 (11.45%) Bash Shell
29 440 (11.42%) Open Source
30 427 (11.08%) MySQL

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
1 290 (7.53%) Tomcat
2 259 (6.72%) Elasticsearch
3 247 (6.41%) Apache Spark
4 215 (5.58%) Apache
5 212 (5.50%) Confluence
6 195 (5.06%) OpenStack
7 137 (3.56%) nginx
8 124 (3.22%) WebSphere
9 103 (2.67%) WebLogic
10 84 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
11 76 (1.97%) IIS
12 55 (1.43%) Apache Solr
13 51 (1.32%) JBoss
14 46 (1.19%) CMS
15 35 (0.91%) Jetty
16 28 (0.73%) Apache Pig
17 24 (0.62%) SharePoint
18 22 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 21 (0.55%) MS Exchange
19 21 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (0.67%) HipChat
2 12 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.052%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.026%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.026%) Gephi
9 1 (0.026%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.10%) Maximo
3 4 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.078%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.078%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.078%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.052%) Magento
5 2 (0.052%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.026%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.026%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.026%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1092 (28.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 383 (9.94%) Amazon EC2
3 323 (8.38%) Amazon S3
4 278 (7.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 274 (7.11%) GitHub
6 204 (5.29%) Serverless
7 197 (5.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 194 (5.04%) IaaS
9 191 (4.96%) PaaS
10 172 (4.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 171 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
12 166 (4.31%) SaaS
13 148 (3.84%) Cloud Computing
14 120 (3.11%) Route 53
15 97 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 91 (2.36%) Office 365
17 84 (2.18%) Amazon ELB
18 78 (2.02%) OpenShift
19 75 (1.95%) Heroku
20 73 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 217 (5.63%) Firewall
2 210 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 207 (5.37%) DNS
4 194 (5.04%) HTTP
5 121 (3.14%) SSL
6 95 (2.47%) VPN
7 70 (1.82%) SAN
8 69 (1.79%) Internet
9 68 (1.76%) WAN
10 61 (1.58%) LAN
11 48 (1.25%) Network Security
12 47 (1.22%) DHCP
13 31 (0.80%) LDAP
14 28 (0.73%) FTP
15 26 (0.67%) Kerberos
16 25 (0.65%) HTTPS
17 23 (0.60%) IPsec
17 23 (0.60%) SMS
17 23 (0.60%) SSH
18 21 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 548 (14.22%) NoSQL
2 427 (11.08%) MySQL
3 408 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
4 386 (10.02%) Big Data
5 361 (9.37%) Hadoop
6 321 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 293 (7.60%) SQL Server
8 222 (5.76%) Amazon RDS
9 183 (4.75%) Relational Database
10 162 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 143 (3.71%) Amazon Redshift
12 137 (3.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 98 (2.54%) Apache Hive
13 98 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
14 93 (2.41%) HBase
15 91 (2.36%) Redis
16 89 (2.31%) RDBMS
17 44 (1.14%) Neo4j
18 41 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
19 33 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 935 (24.27%) Jenkins
2 680 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 327 (8.49%) JIRA
4 210 (5.45%) Maven
5 208 (5.40%) TeamCity
6 138 (3.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 124 (3.22%) NUnit
8 117 (3.04%) Cucumber
8 117 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
9 104 (2.70%) Artifactory
10 101 (2.62%) Bitbucket
11 99 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 98 (2.54%) Selenium
13 82 (2.13%) MSTest
14 80 (2.08%) Vagrant
15 76 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
16 74 (1.92%) gulp
17 69 (1.79%) Grunt
17 69 (1.79%) JUnit
18 67 (1.74%) Gradle
General
1 712 (18.48%) Finance
2 279 (7.24%) Banking
3 129 (3.35%) Marketing
3 129 (3.35%) Retail
4 86 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 71 (1.84%) Publishing
6 59 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 54 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 50 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 49 (1.27%) Electronics
10 46 (1.19%) Front Office
11 37 (0.96%) Games
12 31 (0.80%) Advertising
13 29 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 21 (0.55%) Law
15 20 (0.52%) Legal
16 17 (0.44%) Billing
17 9 (0.23%) Music Industry
18 8 (0.21%) Back Office
18 8 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1208 (31.35%) Developer
2 953 (24.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 579 (15.03%) AWS Engineer
4 490 (12.72%) AWS DevOps
5 485 (12.59%) Java Developer
6 428 (11.11%) Architect
7 412 (10.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 229 (5.94%) Cloud Engineer
9 222 (5.76%) AWS Developer
10 204 (5.29%) Senior Developer
11 167 (4.33%) .NET Developer
12 161 (4.18%) Linux Engineer
13 160 (4.15%) Cloud Architect
14 156 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
15 148 (3.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 147 (3.82%) Consultant
17 141 (3.66%) AWS Architect
18 129 (3.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 123 (3.19%) Senior DevOps
20 120 (3.11%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 816 (21.18%) Web Services
2 478 (12.41%) Node.js
3 406 (10.54%) REST
4 382 (9.91%) .NET
5 339 (8.80%) AngularJS
6 312 (8.10%) HTML
7 300 (7.79%) CSS
8 299 (7.76%) React
9 283 (7.34%) Kafka
10 274 (7.11%) Spring
11 258 (6.70%) RESTful
12 211 (5.48%) JSON
13 200 (5.19%) Elastic Stack
14 175 (4.54%) HTML5
15 132 (3.43%) Spring Boot
16 131 (3.40%) XML
17 128 (3.32%) ASP.NET
18 114 (2.96%) jQuery
19 109 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
19 109 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 218 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
2 203 (5.27%) Public Cloud
3 174 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 134 (3.48%) Fintech
6 123 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 79 (2.05%) Algorithms
8 75 (1.95%) User Experience
9 73 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 62 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 61 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
12 54 (1.40%) Replication
13 47 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 47 (1.22%) PKI
14 46 (1.19%) Cloud Native
14 46 (1.19%) Private Cloud
15 43 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
16 41 (1.06%) Virtual Team
17 27 (0.70%) Blog
18 26 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1256 (32.60%) Linux
2 442 (11.47%) Windows
3 356 (9.24%) Unix
4 210 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 183 (4.75%) Windows Server
6 163 (4.23%) CentOS
7 86 (2.23%) Ubuntu
8 79 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (1.30%) Android
10 38 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 34 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (0.75%) CoreOS
13 27 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (0.57%) Solaris
15 19 (0.49%) Debian
16 15 (0.39%) Windows 10
17 13 (0.34%) VMS
18 10 (0.26%) SUSE
19 9 (0.23%) DC/OS
20 8 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1724 (44.74%) DevOps
2 1722 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
3 874 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
4 832 (21.59%) TDD
5 653 (16.95%) Microservices
6 534 (13.86%) Configuration Management
7 512 (13.29%) Scrum
8 440 (11.42%) Open Source
9 413 (10.72%) BDD
10 362 (9.40%) Migration
11 336 (8.72%) Test Automation
12 326 (8.46%) Continuous Delivery
13 321 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 285 (7.40%) E-Commerce
15 253 (6.57%) MVC
16 236 (6.13%) OO
17 224 (5.81%) Kanban
18 189 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
19 182 (4.72%) Analytics
20 170 (4.41%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1397 (36.26%) Java
2 1218 (31.61%) Python
3 685 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 547 (14.20%) SQL
5 487 (12.64%) Ruby
6 441 (11.45%) Bash Shell
7 342 (8.88%) C#
8 292 (7.58%) Scala
9 227 (5.89%) PowerShell
10 195 (5.06%) Go
11 135 (3.50%) Perl
12 129 (3.35%) Groovy
13 113 (2.93%) PHP
14 93 (2.41%) Shell Script
15 80 (2.08%) ES6
16 66 (1.71%) R
17 64 (1.66%) TypeScript
18 42 (1.09%) T-SQL
19 35 (0.91%) C
20 32 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 421 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 311 (8.07%) SC Cleared
3 147 (3.82%) Degree
4 90 (2.34%) AWS Certification
5 69 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 56 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 49 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (1.06%) CISSP
9 37 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (0.73%) MCSE
11 27 (0.70%) CISM
12 19 (0.49%) CCSP
13 15 (0.39%) CCNA
13 15 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
13 15 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (0.36%) RHCE
15 13 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
15 13 (0.34%) CISA
15 13 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (3.92%) QA
2 51 (1.32%) GCP
3 41 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.75%) GDPR
6 25 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
7 24 (0.62%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.23%) COBIT
9 8 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
10 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
12 4 (0.10%) FedRAMP
12 4 (0.10%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.10%) PA-DSS
12 4 (0.10%) PMO
12 4 (0.10%) SAS 70
12 4 (0.10%) SLA
13 2 (0.052%) GPG13
14 1 (0.026%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1050 (27.25%) Docker
2 131 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 131 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (1.58%) HDFS
4 51 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 38 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (0.83%) vCloud
7 30 (0.78%) Apache Flume
8 28 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 27 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (0.52%) vSphere
11 16 (0.42%) Varnish
12 15 (0.39%) etcd
13 11 (0.29%) Samba
13 11 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.29%) Xen
14 10 (0.26%) Squid
14 10 (0.26%) XenApp
15 9 (0.23%) KVM
15 9 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 916 (23.77%) Ansible
2 851 (22.09%) Puppet
3 620 (16.09%) Terraform
4 566 (14.69%) Opscode Chef
5 516 (13.39%) Kubernetes
6 143 (3.71%) logstash
7 107 (2.78%) Kibana
8 94 (2.44%) Packer
9 72 (1.87%) Mesos
10 70 (1.82%) Nagios
11 65 (1.69%) ZABBIX
12 57 (1.48%) Grafana
13 46 (1.19%) Salt
14 45 (1.17%) Rancher
15 44 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
16 40 (1.04%) HAProxy
16 40 (1.04%) Prometheus
17 39 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
18 38 (0.99%) Consul
18 38 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 311 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 291 (7.55%) VMware
3 276 (7.16%) Oracle
4 246 (6.38%) Google
5 176 (4.57%) Red Hat
6 175 (4.54%) Splunk
7 99 (2.57%) Atlassian
8 88 (2.28%) Cisco
9 82 (2.13%) New Relic
10 72 (1.87%) SAP
11 64 (1.66%) IBM
11 64 (1.66%) Tableau
12 55 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
13 50 (1.30%) Citrix
13 50 (1.30%) Cloudera
14 46 (1.19%) Juniper
15 44 (1.14%) Rackspace
16 43 (1.12%) AppDynamics
17 41 (1.06%) SaltStack
18 39 (1.01%) Hortonworks