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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 42 89
Rank change year-on-year +17 +47  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1386 1079 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.68% 5.05% 2.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.06% 41.21% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 868 399
Median daily rate £525 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 3219 2618 1739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.51% 12.25% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2296 1950 1191
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 26
Median hourly rate £22.62 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% -37.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.66 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £44.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 +13 208 £525 +5.00% 78
Croydon +15 27 £525 +14.44% 1
Canary Wharf - 12 £525 -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 6 £825 +83.33% 1
Docklands, London +3 3 £550 +4.76%
Hammersmith -6 3 £634 - 1
Hayes +4 2 £600 +26.31%
West End of London +1 2 £431 -13.75% 12
Bromley -1 2 £500 +11.11%
Westminster -5 2 £538 +6.17% 2
Feltham - 2 - -
Uxbridge -3 1 £1,250 +108.33% 1
Ealing - 1 £500 - 1
Paddington - 1 £425 -
Southwark - 1 £520 -
Moorgate - 1 - -
Northwood - 1 £650 -
Thornton Heath - 1 £550 -
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1214 (45.98%) DevOps
2 1080 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 977 (37.01%) Linux
4 850 (32.20%) Java
5 770 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 753 (28.52%) Python
7 702 (26.59%) Docker
8 676 (25.61%) Ansible
9 670 (25.38%) Puppet
10 629 (23.83%) Jenkins
11 558 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
12 546 (20.68%) Web Services
13 488 (18.48%) Git (software)
14 452 (17.12%) TDD
14 452 (17.12%) Opscode Chef
15 439 (16.63%) Ruby
16 434 (16.44%) JavaScript
17 426 (16.14%) Finance
18 387 (14.66%) Terraform
19 386 (14.62%) Configuration Management
20 376 (14.24%) Microservices
21 346 (13.11%) Node.js
22 333 (12.61%) SQL
23 326 (12.35%) Bash Shell
24 319 (12.08%) Open Source
25 318 (12.05%) Kubernetes
26 311 (11.78%) Scrum
27 310 (11.74%) Windows
28 282 (10.68%) Amazon EC2
28 282 (10.68%) NoSQL

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
1 221 (8.37%) Elasticsearch
2 144 (5.45%) Apache
3 134 (5.08%) nginx
4 126 (4.77%) Cloud Foundry
5 123 (4.66%) OpenStack
6 118 (4.47%) Tomcat
7 106 (4.02%) Confluence
8 97 (3.67%) Apache Spark
9 62 (2.35%) IIS
10 53 (2.01%) WebSphere
11 49 (1.86%) WebLogic
12 40 (1.52%) CMS
13 37 (1.40%) Apache Pig
14 30 (1.14%) JBoss
15 28 (1.06%) Apache Solr
16 21 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 18 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 16 (0.61%) SAS
18 16 (0.61%) SharePoint
19 15 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.42%) HipChat
3 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.19%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) SPSS
7 3 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.038%) Weka
Business Applications
1 24 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 5 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.15%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.076%) Maximo
5 2 (0.076%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.038%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.038%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 770 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 282 (10.68%) Amazon EC2
3 236 (8.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 216 (8.18%) PaaS
5 188 (7.12%) Amazon S3
6 154 (5.83%) GitHub
7 132 (5.00%) IaaS
8 120 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 107 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
10 102 (3.86%) SaaS
11 99 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
12 79 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
13 72 (2.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 67 (2.54%) Office 365
15 61 (2.31%) Amazon ELB
16 57 (2.16%) Amazon SQS
17 54 (2.05%) Amazon EMR
18 51 (1.93%) Heroku
19 49 (1.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 49 (1.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 168 (6.36%) HTTP
2 161 (6.10%) DNS
3 149 (5.64%) Firewall
4 122 (4.62%) TCP/IP
5 111 (4.20%) VPN
6 76 (2.88%) SSL
7 65 (2.46%) WAN
8 56 (2.12%) Network Security
9 54 (2.05%) LAN
10 47 (1.78%) SAN
11 45 (1.70%) Internet
12 34 (1.29%) DHCP
13 29 (1.10%) LDAP
13 29 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
14 25 (0.95%) IPsec
14 25 (0.95%) SSH
15 24 (0.91%) Kerberos
15 24 (0.91%) Wireless
16 23 (0.87%) MPLS
17 19 (0.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (10.68%) NoSQL
2 248 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 247 (9.36%) MongoDB
4 235 (8.90%) PostgreSQL
5 219 (8.30%) MySQL
6 217 (8.22%) Hadoop
7 213 (8.07%) Big Data
8 117 (4.43%) Amazon RDS
9 111 (4.20%) Apache Hive
10 106 (4.02%) Redis
11 105 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 94 (3.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 93 (3.52%) Relational Database
14 82 (3.11%) Amazon Redshift
15 77 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
16 43 (1.63%) RDBMS
17 42 (1.59%) HBase
18 32 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
19 24 (0.91%) Oracle Database
20 20 (0.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 629 (23.83%) Jenkins
2 488 (18.48%) Git (software)
3 161 (6.10%) JIRA
4 159 (6.02%) Maven
5 133 (5.04%) TeamCity
6 80 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 77 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 74 (2.80%) Bitbucket
9 68 (2.58%) Artifactory
10 66 (2.50%) Vagrant
11 60 (2.27%) Selenium
12 56 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 55 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 53 (2.01%) Subversion
15 50 (1.89%) Cucumber
16 48 (1.82%) Gradle
16 48 (1.82%) gulp
17 47 (1.78%) Ant
18 43 (1.63%) JUnit
19 40 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 426 (16.14%) Finance
2 172 (6.52%) Banking
3 108 (4.09%) Retail
4 62 (2.35%) Marketing
5 42 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 38 (1.44%) Front Office
7 26 (0.98%) Games
7 26 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 25 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 24 (0.91%) Electronics
10 23 (0.87%) Advertising
10 23 (0.87%) Legal
11 17 (0.64%) Publishing
12 15 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.49%) Back Office
14 11 (0.42%) Law
15 8 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.23%) Billing
17 5 (0.19%) Digital Economy
18 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 681 (25.80%) Developer
2 678 (25.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 408 (15.45%) Architect
4 407 (15.42%) AWS Engineer
5 343 (12.99%) AWS DevOps
6 279 (10.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 258 (9.77%) Java Developer
8 166 (6.29%) Cloud Architect
9 157 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
10 149 (5.64%) Cloud Engineer
11 139 (5.27%) AWS Architect
12 130 (4.92%) AWS Developer
13 122 (4.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 121 (4.58%) Consultant
15 104 (3.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 103 (3.90%) Senior Developer
17 102 (3.86%) .NET Developer
18 86 (3.26%) Senior DevOps
19 77 (2.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 71 (2.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (20.68%) Web Services
2 346 (13.11%) Node.js
3 265 (10.04%) HTML
4 256 (9.70%) .NET
5 247 (9.36%) AngularJS
6 228 (8.64%) CSS
7 217 (8.22%) REST
8 179 (6.78%) Spring
9 167 (6.33%) Elastic Stack
10 154 (5.83%) React
11 146 (5.53%) Kafka
12 137 (5.19%) HTML5
13 120 (4.55%) JSON
14 117 (4.43%) RESTful
15 112 (4.24%) ASP.NET
16 91 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
17 85 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web API
17 85 (3.22%) jQuery
18 81 (3.07%) XML
19 78 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 143 (5.42%) Public Cloud
2 139 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
3 105 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 80 (3.03%) User Experience
5 70 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 41 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 40 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 39 (1.48%) Cloud Native
8 39 (1.48%) Fintech
9 37 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
10 36 (1.36%) PKI
11 35 (1.33%) Private Cloud
12 34 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 34 (1.29%) Mobile App
13 23 (0.87%) Blog
14 22 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (0.80%) Virtual Team
16 18 (0.68%) Clustering
17 16 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 977 (37.01%) Linux
2 310 (11.74%) Windows
3 239 (9.05%) Unix
4 175 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 136 (5.15%) CentOS
6 98 (3.71%) Windows Server
7 73 (2.77%) Ubuntu
8 38 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (1.25%) CoreOS
11 26 (0.98%) Android
12 23 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 21 (0.80%) Solaris
14 19 (0.72%) SUSE
15 16 (0.61%) VMS
16 13 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (0.38%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.34%) AIX
19 8 (0.30%) Fedora
19 8 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1214 (45.98%) DevOps
2 1080 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 558 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
4 452 (17.12%) TDD
5 386 (14.62%) Configuration Management
6 376 (14.24%) Microservices
7 319 (12.08%) Open Source
8 311 (11.78%) Scrum
9 249 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 230 (8.71%) Test Automation
11 224 (8.48%) E-Commerce
12 222 (8.41%) BDD
13 215 (8.14%) Migration
14 189 (7.16%) MVC
15 182 (6.89%) Software Engineering
16 161 (6.10%) Analytics
16 161 (6.10%) Kanban
17 137 (5.19%) SOA
18 136 (5.15%) High Availability
19 100 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 850 (32.20%) Java
2 753 (28.52%) Python
3 439 (16.63%) Ruby
4 434 (16.44%) JavaScript
5 333 (12.61%) SQL
6 326 (12.35%) Bash Shell
7 230 (8.71%) C#
8 219 (8.30%) Scala
9 162 (6.14%) PowerShell
10 146 (5.53%) Perl
11 140 (5.30%) Go
12 80 (3.03%) Groovy
12 80 (3.03%) PHP
13 79 (2.99%) Shell Script
14 41 (1.55%) C++
15 39 (1.48%) R
16 30 (1.14%) C
17 25 (0.95%) Clojure
18 24 (0.91%) TypeScript
19 21 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 242 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 217 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 82 (3.11%) Degree
4 43 (1.63%) AWS Certification
5 41 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (1.52%) CISSP
7 34 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (0.80%) CISM
9 21 (0.80%) DV Cleared
10 19 (0.72%) MCSE
11 18 (0.68%) CCIE
12 16 (0.61%) Master's Degree
12 16 (0.61%) SANS
13 13 (0.49%) CCNA
13 13 (0.49%) CESG Certified Professional
14 12 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
14 12 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (0.42%) GIAC
16 10 (0.38%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.30%) QA
2 31 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.34%) COBIT
5 9 (0.34%) SLA
6 8 (0.30%) FedRAMP
6 8 (0.30%) GCP
7 7 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.27%) GDPR
8 6 (0.23%) PMO
9 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.076%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.076%) EMIR
11 2 (0.076%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.076%) GPG13
11 2 (0.076%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.076%) MiFID
12 1 (0.038%) SEPA
System Software
1 702 (26.59%) Docker
2 113 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 90 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (1.74%) HDFS
5 37 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 37 (1.40%) vCloud
6 32 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (0.91%) vSphere
9 22 (0.83%) etcd
9 22 (0.83%) flannel
10 17 (0.64%) LXC
11 16 (0.61%) Apache Flume
12 14 (0.53%) Squid
13 12 (0.45%) Postfix
14 11 (0.42%) Ceph
15 10 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 10 (0.38%) GlusterFS
15 10 (0.38%) SkyDNS
15 10 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 676 (25.61%) Ansible
2 670 (25.38%) Puppet
3 452 (17.12%) Opscode Chef
4 387 (14.66%) Terraform
5 318 (12.05%) Kubernetes
6 111 (4.20%) logstash
7 91 (3.45%) Kibana
8 78 (2.95%) ZABBIX
9 74 (2.80%) Graphite
10 71 (2.69%) Nagios
11 61 (2.31%) Packer
12 46 (1.74%) HAProxy
13 41 (1.55%) Salt
14 40 (1.52%) Consul
14 40 (1.52%) Mesos
15 37 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
16 34 (1.29%) Grafana
17 32 (1.21%) Rancher
18 31 (1.17%) Prometheus
19 27 (1.02%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 226 (8.56%) VMware
2 204 (7.73%) Oracle
3 189 (7.16%) Microsoft
4 153 (5.80%) Google
5 135 (5.11%) Red Hat
6 103 (3.90%) Splunk
7 84 (3.18%) New Relic
8 72 (2.73%) Atlassian
9 67 (2.54%) Cisco
10 60 (2.27%) AppDynamics
11 50 (1.89%) HP
12 46 (1.74%) SAP
13 45 (1.70%) IBM
14 34 (1.29%) Citrix
15 33 (1.25%) Rackspace
16 32 (1.21%) ServiceNow
17 31 (1.17%) Cloudera
17 31 (1.17%) Juniper
17 31 (1.17%) TIBCO
18 30 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
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