Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 25 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 +40 +40
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 4,302 2,648 1,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.23% 6.41% 3.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.60% 42.17% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,354 2,041 1,236
London median daily rate £525 £505 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.66% +7.22%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £350
90th Percentile £675 £638 £650
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
London median hourly rate £35.00 £165.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.79% +842.86% -56.25%
10th Percentile £26.08 £147.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £182.50 £18.75
England median hourly rate £41.61 £46.25 £30.19
% change year-on-year -10.03% +53.20% -19.49%

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 9,645 6,280 4,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.70% 15.20% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,199 4,676 3,041
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £315 £322 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.75% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 47 41
London median hourly rate £26.78 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.00% +7.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.68 £10.50
90th Percentile £96.13 £115.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 +10 788 £538 +2.38% 314
South London +10 263 £525 +10.53% 14
West London +23 198 £525 +16.67% 129
East London +22 105 £575 +9.52% 51
North London -3 5 £438 -14.63% 23
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 1,966 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1,903 (44.24%) DevOps
3 1,531 (35.59%) Java
4 1,280 (29.75%) Linux
5 1,274 (29.61%) Python
6 1,271 (29.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 1,164 (27.06%) Docker
8 1,030 (23.94%) Jenkins
9 1,014 (23.57%) Ansible
10 941 (21.87%) TDD
11 856 (19.90%) Web Services
12 854 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
13 791 (18.39%) Puppet
14 770 (17.90%) Finance
15 725 (16.85%) Terraform
16 720 (16.74%) JavaScript
17 699 (16.25%) Git (software)
18 688 (15.99%) Microservices
19 607 (14.11%) Kubernetes
20 597 (13.88%) Opscode Chef
21 549 (12.76%) Scrum
22 538 (12.51%) NoSQL
23 521 (12.11%) Security Cleared
24 494 (11.48%) Ruby
24 494 (11.48%) SQL
25 492 (11.44%) Node.js
26 476 (11.06%) Windows
26 476 (11.06%) Configuration Management
27 465 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
28 459 (10.67%) Migration

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
1 331 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 319 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
3 249 (5.79%) Apache Spark
4 232 (5.39%) Apache
5 215 (5.00%) OpenStack
6 213 (4.95%) Confluence
7 121 (2.81%) WebSphere
8 117 (2.72%) WebLogic
9 103 (2.39%) nginx
10 102 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
11 56 (1.30%) CMS
12 49 (1.14%) IIS
13 45 (1.05%) JBoss
14 35 (0.81%) Mule
15 32 (0.74%) Apache Pig
16 27 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 26 (0.60%) SharePoint
17 26 (0.60%) WordPress
18 25 (0.58%) Apache Solr
19 22 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (0.37%) HipChat
2 15 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.093%) SPSS
6 3 (0.070%) Stata
7 2 (0.046%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.023%) Gephi
8 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.023%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 11 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.093%) Magento
5 3 (0.070%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.070%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.046%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.023%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.023%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.023%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.023%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,271 (29.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 436 (10.13%) Amazon EC2
3 411 (9.55%) Amazon S3
4 319 (7.42%) Serverless
5 312 (7.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 273 (6.35%) GitHub
7 272 (6.32%) AWS Lambda
8 271 (6.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 246 (5.72%) PaaS
10 235 (5.46%) IaaS
11 227 (5.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 219 (5.09%) SaaS
13 152 (3.53%) Route 53
14 127 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
15 121 (2.81%) Amazon ELB
16 110 (2.56%) Heroku
17 101 (2.35%) Amazon Kinesis
18 99 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 97 (2.25%) Office 365
20 86 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 218 (5.07%) Firewall
2 214 (4.97%) TCP/IP
3 194 (4.51%) DNS
4 166 (3.86%) HTTP
5 108 (2.51%) SSL
6 103 (2.39%) VPN
7 71 (1.65%) Internet
8 62 (1.44%) WAN
9 58 (1.35%) SAN
10 54 (1.26%) LAN
11 46 (1.07%) DHCP
12 44 (1.02%) Network Security
13 35 (0.81%) FTP
14 25 (0.58%) SMS
15 24 (0.56%) MPLS
16 22 (0.51%) VoIP
17 20 (0.46%) SSH
18 19 (0.44%) VLAN
19 18 (0.42%) OSPF
20 17 (0.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (12.51%) NoSQL
2 465 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
3 458 (10.65%) MySQL
4 370 (8.60%) Big Data
5 332 (7.72%) Hadoop
6 304 (7.07%) MongoDB
7 262 (6.09%) SQL Server
8 246 (5.72%) Amazon RDS
9 186 (4.32%) Relational Database
10 178 (4.14%) Amazon Redshift
11 166 (3.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 162 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
13 114 (2.65%) Redis
14 106 (2.46%) Apache Hive
15 99 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
16 90 (2.09%) RDBMS
17 85 (1.98%) HBase
18 65 (1.51%) Neo4j
19 42 (0.98%) Power BI
20 38 (0.88%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,030 (23.94%) Jenkins
2 699 (16.25%) Git (software)
3 324 (7.53%) JIRA
4 242 (5.63%) Maven
5 202 (4.70%) TeamCity
6 157 (3.65%) NUnit
7 131 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 115 (2.67%) Cucumber
9 110 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 108 (2.51%) JUnit
10 108 (2.51%) Selenium
11 100 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 100 (2.32%) MSTest
12 96 (2.23%) Gradle
13 94 (2.19%) webpack
14 88 (2.05%) Bitbucket
15 80 (1.86%) Artifactory
16 76 (1.77%) GitLab
17 64 (1.49%) Subversion
18 61 (1.42%) gulp
General
1 770 (17.90%) Finance
2 299 (6.95%) Banking
3 152 (3.53%) Retail
4 104 (2.42%) Marketing
5 86 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 61 (1.42%) Publishing
7 60 (1.39%) Games
8 53 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 46 (1.07%) Law
10 37 (0.86%) Advertising
11 31 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 31 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 30 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.53%) Electronics
14 22 (0.51%) Billing
15 12 (0.28%) Back Office
15 12 (0.28%) Front Office
15 12 (0.28%) Legal
16 10 (0.23%) Music Industry
17 6 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,304 (30.31%) Developer
2 1,041 (24.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 635 (14.76%) AWS Engineer
4 593 (13.78%) Java Developer
5 550 (12.78%) Architect
6 528 (12.27%) AWS DevOps
7 444 (10.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 291 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 254 (5.90%) Senior Developer
10 215 (5.00%) AWS Developer
11 191 (4.44%) Senior DevOps
12 173 (4.02%) Consultant
13 168 (3.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 166 (3.86%) Cloud Architect
15 164 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
16 162 (3.77%) .NET Developer
17 153 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
18 149 (3.46%) AWS Architect
19 145 (3.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
20 139 (3.23%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 856 (19.90%) Web Services
2 492 (11.44%) Node.js
3 402 (9.34%) REST
4 359 (8.34%) .NET
5 357 (8.30%) AngularJS
6 311 (7.23%) RESTful
7 304 (7.07%) React
8 301 (7.00%) Kafka
9 294 (6.83%) Spring
10 291 (6.76%) CSS
11 264 (6.14%) HTML
12 220 (5.11%) JSON
13 176 (4.09%) Elastic Stack
14 157 (3.65%) Spring Boot
15 155 (3.60%) HTML5
16 146 (3.39%) XML
17 135 (3.14%) ASP.NET
18 131 (3.05%) SOAP
19 115 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
20 106 (2.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 286 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
2 241 (5.60%) Public Cloud
3 167 (3.88%) Fintech
4 162 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 162 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 119 (2.77%) Computer Science
6 94 (2.19%) Algorithms
7 90 (2.09%) User Experience
8 80 (1.86%) Private Cloud
9 79 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
10 76 (1.77%) Data Structures
11 75 (1.74%) Mobile App
12 72 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
13 65 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
14 51 (1.19%) Cloud Native
15 45 (1.05%) Virtual Team
16 34 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
16 34 (0.79%) Management Information System
16 34 (0.79%) Replication
17 32 (0.74%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,280 (29.75%) Linux
2 476 (11.06%) Windows
3 330 (7.67%) Unix
4 251 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 179 (4.16%) Windows Server
6 160 (3.72%) CentOS
7 78 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (1.58%) Ubuntu
9 60 (1.39%) Android
10 43 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 36 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (0.70%) CoreOS
13 28 (0.65%) Windows 10
14 26 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (0.46%) Debian
16 11 (0.26%) DC/OS
17 9 (0.21%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.16%) Solaris
19 6 (0.14%) SmartOS
20 3 (0.070%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,966 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1,903 (44.24%) DevOps
3 941 (21.87%) TDD
4 854 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
5 688 (15.99%) Microservices
6 549 (12.76%) Scrum
7 476 (11.06%) Configuration Management
8 459 (10.67%) Migration
9 455 (10.58%) BDD
10 420 (9.76%) Open Source
11 407 (9.46%) Continuous Delivery
12 379 (8.81%) Test Automation
13 363 (8.44%) Software Engineering
14 353 (8.21%) E-Commerce
15 295 (6.86%) OO
16 275 (6.39%) MVC
17 243 (5.65%) Kanban
18 218 (5.07%) Analytics
19 202 (4.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 173 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,531 (35.59%) Java
2 1,274 (29.61%) Python
3 720 (16.74%) JavaScript
4 494 (11.48%) Ruby
4 494 (11.48%) SQL
5 434 (10.09%) Bash Shell
6 357 (8.30%) C#
7 247 (5.74%) Scala
8 242 (5.63%) PowerShell
9 193 (4.49%) Go
10 170 (3.95%) Groovy
11 147 (3.42%) Perl
12 136 (3.16%) ES6
13 109 (2.53%) PHP
14 98 (2.28%) TypeScript
15 85 (1.98%) Shell Script
16 65 (1.51%) C
17 54 (1.26%) R
18 42 (0.98%) C++
19 36 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 521 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 393 (9.14%) SC Cleared
3 157 (3.65%) Degree
4 128 (2.98%) AWS Certification
5 67 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 51 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (1.07%) CISSP
8 41 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 34 (0.79%) CISM
10 25 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 25 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (0.49%) Master's Degree
12 19 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
13 18 (0.42%) MCSE
14 17 (0.40%) CCSP
15 16 (0.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 16 (0.37%) CCNA
15 16 (0.37%) CCNP
16 14 (0.33%) CISA
17 12 (0.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (3.28%) QA
2 89 (2.07%) GCP
3 55 (1.28%) GDPR
4 40 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 39 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 22 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.23%) GAAP
8 10 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.19%) SLA
10 7 (0.16%) PMO
11 6 (0.14%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.070%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.046%) COBIT
13 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.046%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.046%) SAS 70
14 1 (0.023%) PSD2
14 1 (0.023%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,164 (27.06%) Docker
2 167 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 141 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (1.21%) HDFS
5 46 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 43 (1.00%) Apache Flume
7 36 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 32 (0.74%) vCloud
8 32 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 22 (0.51%) vSphere
11 12 (0.28%) Samba
11 12 (0.28%) Varnish
12 11 (0.26%) etcd
12 11 (0.26%) Squid
12 11 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (0.26%) XenApp
13 9 (0.21%) VMware NSX
14 7 (0.16%) flannel
15 6 (0.14%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1,014 (23.57%) Ansible
2 791 (18.39%) Puppet
3 725 (16.85%) Terraform
4 607 (14.11%) Kubernetes
5 597 (13.88%) Opscode Chef
6 127 (2.95%) Packer
7 125 (2.91%) logstash
8 122 (2.84%) Mesos
9 112 (2.60%) Kibana
10 90 (2.09%) Nagios
11 75 (1.74%) Grafana
12 70 (1.63%) ZABBIX
13 69 (1.60%) Consul
14 65 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
15 57 (1.32%) Rancher
16 51 (1.19%) Salt
17 43 (1.00%) Prometheus
18 42 (0.98%) SCCM
19 37 (0.86%) Oozie
20 28 (0.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 351 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 345 (8.02%) Google
3 265 (6.16%) Oracle
4 260 (6.04%) VMware
5 221 (5.14%) Splunk
6 196 (4.56%) Red Hat
7 96 (2.23%) Atlassian
8 94 (2.19%) Cisco
9 81 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
10 73 (1.70%) New Relic
11 64 (1.49%) IBM
12 63 (1.46%) AppDynamics
13 56 (1.30%) SaltStack
14 48 (1.12%) Tableau
15 45 (1.05%) SAP
16 42 (0.98%) Qualys
17 40 (0.93%) Citrix
18 39 (0.91%) Cloudera
19 38 (0.88%) Adobe
19 38 (0.88%) AlienVault