Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 23 39
Rank change year-on-year +14 +16 +57
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 5,006 3,050 2,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.99% 7.14% 5.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.73% 42.15% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,777 2,287 1,865
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £419 £400 £375
90th Percentile £688 £650 £637
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 0
London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% +125.35% -45.38%

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 11,192 7,236 5,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.58% 16.93% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,201 5,246 4,188
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £484 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +2.98% +4.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 54
London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.99% -3.84% -15.08%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £14.18
90th Percentile £93.45 £58.75 £48.11
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £19.61
% change year-on-year -6.17% +3.26% -14.74%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +19 1,103 £550 +6.28% 331
South London +17 406 £525 -2.33% 33
West London +36 205 £525 - 160
East London +12 135 £550 +6.80% 80
North London -3 6 £550 +10.00% 8
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2,378 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1,984 (39.63%) DevOps
3 1,615 (32.26%) Java
4 1,561 (31.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1,414 (28.25%) Docker
5 1,414 (28.25%) Python
6 1,266 (25.29%) Linux
7 1,228 (24.53%) Jenkins
8 1,030 (20.58%) Ansible
9 993 (19.84%) TDD
10 963 (19.24%) Finance
11 942 (18.82%) Terraform
12 907 (18.12%) Git (software)
13 884 (17.66%) Kubernetes
14 872 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
15 868 (17.34%) Microservices
16 846 (16.90%) JavaScript
17 808 (16.14%) Puppet
18 807 (16.12%) Web Services
19 796 (15.90%) SQL
20 675 (13.48%) Node.js
21 637 (12.72%) Opscode Chef
22 617 (12.33%) Scrum
23 582 (11.63%) Security Cleared
24 557 (11.13%) Test Automation
25 544 (10.87%) Configuration Management
26 538 (10.75%) Amazon EC2
27 530 (10.59%) Migration
28 518 (10.35%) NoSQL
29 513 (10.25%) Windows

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
1 320 (6.39%) Apache Spark
2 267 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
3 249 (4.97%) Apache
4 229 (4.57%) Tomcat
5 219 (4.37%) Confluence
6 176 (3.52%) OpenStack
7 120 (2.40%) nginx
8 114 (2.28%) WebSphere
9 101 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
10 97 (1.94%) WebLogic
11 82 (1.64%) IIS
12 62 (1.24%) CMS
13 45 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
14 41 (0.82%) Apache Solr
15 33 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 33 (0.66%) Apache Pig
16 31 (0.62%) MS Exchange
17 29 (0.58%) JBoss
18 28 (0.56%) SharePoint
19 20 (0.40%) Jetty
Applications
1 56 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.16%) Stata
5 5 (0.100%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.080%) HipChat
7 3 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.040%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.020%) InVision
9 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.38%) thinkFolio
3 18 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 17 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
5 14 (0.28%) Front Arena
5 14 (0.28%) PolarLake
6 12 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.16%) Bloomberg AIM
9 6 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
10 5 (0.100%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.100%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.100%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.040%) Magento
12 2 (0.040%) Maximo
12 2 (0.040%) Relativity
12 2 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.040%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,561 (31.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 538 (10.75%) Amazon EC2
3 461 (9.21%) Amazon S3
4 452 (9.03%) Serverless
5 450 (8.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 372 (7.43%) AWS Lambda
7 366 (7.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 325 (6.49%) GitHub
9 285 (5.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 240 (4.79%) PaaS
11 207 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
12 173 (3.46%) IaaS
13 172 (3.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 156 (3.12%) SaaS
15 141 (2.82%) Heroku
16 120 (2.40%) Office 365
17 119 (2.38%) Route 53
18 107 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
19 100 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
20 88 (1.76%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 236 (4.71%) Firewall
2 177 (3.54%) DNS
3 159 (3.18%) HTTP
4 128 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 123 (2.46%) SSL
6 97 (1.94%) VPN
7 82 (1.64%) Internet
8 56 (1.12%) SAN
9 52 (1.04%) FTP
10 49 (0.98%) Kerberos
11 47 (0.94%) WAN
12 41 (0.82%) LAN
13 40 (0.80%) Network Security
14 31 (0.62%) SSH
15 29 (0.58%) MPLS
16 27 (0.54%) Software-Defined Networking
17 22 (0.44%) BGP
17 22 (0.44%) DMARC
18 21 (0.42%) NAS
19 19 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (10.35%) NoSQL
2 469 (9.37%) PostgreSQL
3 465 (9.29%) Big Data
4 455 (9.09%) MySQL
5 382 (7.63%) Hadoop
6 356 (7.11%) MongoDB
7 336 (6.71%) SQL Server
8 246 (4.91%) Amazon RDS
9 230 (4.59%) Amazon Redshift
10 227 (4.53%) Relational Database
11 197 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
12 175 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
13 161 (3.22%) Apache Hive
14 139 (2.78%) Redis
15 134 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 117 (2.34%) HBase
17 92 (1.84%) Power BI
18 74 (1.48%) RDBMS
19 69 (1.38%) Data Lake
20 65 (1.30%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1,228 (24.53%) Jenkins
2 907 (18.12%) Git (software)
3 346 (6.91%) JIRA
4 336 (6.71%) Maven
5 216 (4.31%) TeamCity
6 164 (3.28%) GitLab
7 155 (3.10%) Selenium
8 150 (3.00%) Cucumber
9 139 (2.78%) Gradle
10 138 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
11 127 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
12 123 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 117 (2.34%) webpack
14 114 (2.28%) NUnit
15 113 (2.26%) JUnit
16 104 (2.08%) Artifactory
17 99 (1.98%) SonarQube
18 92 (1.84%) Vagrant
19 84 (1.68%) Bitbucket
20 83 (1.66%) MSTest
General
1 963 (19.24%) Finance
2 382 (7.63%) Banking
3 211 (4.21%) Retail
4 103 (2.06%) Front Office
5 100 (2.00%) Marketing
6 84 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 66 (1.32%) Games
8 52 (1.04%) Law
9 51 (1.02%) Advertising
10 39 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 36 (0.72%) Legal
12 31 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 30 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 29 (0.58%) Electronics
14 29 (0.58%) Publishing
15 27 (0.54%) Back Office
16 18 (0.36%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.18%) Automotive
17 9 (0.18%) Music Industry
18 7 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,634 (32.64%) Developer
2 965 (19.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 671 (13.40%) Architect
4 625 (12.49%) AWS Engineer
5 569 (11.37%) Java Developer
6 465 (9.29%) AWS DevOps
7 371 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 305 (6.09%) Senior Developer
9 263 (5.25%) AWS Developer
10 252 (5.03%) Data Engineer
11 250 (4.99%) Cloud Engineer
12 223 (4.45%) .NET Developer
13 202 (4.04%) Cloud Architect
14 201 (4.02%) AWS Architect
15 166 (3.32%) Consultant
16 161 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
17 147 (2.94%) Python Engineer
17 147 (2.94%) Senior DevOps
18 140 (2.80%) React Developer
19 138 (2.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 807 (16.12%) Web Services
2 675 (13.48%) Node.js
3 505 (10.09%) .NET
4 465 (9.29%) REST
5 407 (8.13%) Spring
6 387 (7.73%) React
7 354 (7.07%) Kafka
8 351 (7.01%) HTML
9 348 (6.95%) CSS
10 327 (6.53%) RESTful
11 318 (6.35%) AngularJS
12 242 (4.83%) Spring Boot
13 206 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
14 205 (4.10%) JSON
15 198 (3.96%) HTML5
16 181 (3.62%) XML
17 180 (3.60%) Elastic Stack
18 164 (3.28%) SOAP
19 128 (2.56%) Hibernate
20 124 (2.48%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 342 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
2 249 (4.97%) Fintech
3 237 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 222 (4.43%) Public Cloud
5 193 (3.86%) Computer Science
6 189 (3.78%) Data Centre
7 156 (3.12%) User Experience
8 148 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
9 146 (2.92%) Algorithms
10 134 (2.68%) Mobile App
11 116 (2.32%) Cloud Native
11 116 (2.32%) Data Structures
12 114 (2.28%) Private Cloud
13 63 (1.26%) Fixed Income
14 58 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
15 54 (1.08%) Equities
16 52 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 50 (1.00%) PKI
18 49 (0.98%) Management Information System
19 48 (0.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,266 (25.29%) Linux
2 513 (10.25%) Windows
3 439 (8.77%) Unix
4 210 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 150 (3.00%) Windows Server
6 141 (2.82%) CentOS
7 104 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 75 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 66 (1.32%) Android
10 51 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (0.80%) CoreOS
13 28 (0.56%) Debian
14 26 (0.52%) Solaris
15 22 (0.44%) DC/OS
16 14 (0.28%) Windows 10
17 12 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.22%) Fedora
18 11 (0.22%) VMS
19 6 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,378 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1,984 (39.63%) DevOps
3 993 (19.84%) TDD
4 872 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
5 868 (17.34%) Microservices
6 617 (12.33%) Scrum
7 557 (11.13%) Test Automation
8 544 (10.87%) Configuration Management
9 530 (10.59%) Migration
10 457 (9.13%) Software Engineering
11 424 (8.47%) Open Source
12 409 (8.17%) BDD
13 396 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
14 384 (7.67%) E-Commerce
15 343 (6.85%) Analytics
16 310 (6.19%) OO
17 253 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
18 248 (4.95%) ETL
18 248 (4.95%) Kanban
18 248 (4.95%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,615 (32.26%) Java
2 1,414 (28.25%) Python
3 846 (16.90%) JavaScript
4 796 (15.90%) SQL
5 462 (9.23%) Ruby
6 456 (9.11%) C#
7 438 (8.75%) Bash Shell
8 349 (6.97%) Java 8
9 291 (5.81%) Scala
10 267 (5.33%) PowerShell
11 259 (5.17%) Go
12 171 (3.42%) Perl
13 156 (3.12%) Shell Script
14 149 (2.98%) Groovy
14 149 (2.98%) TypeScript
15 147 (2.94%) ES6
16 114 (2.28%) C++
17 95 (1.90%) PHP
18 75 (1.50%) R
19 74 (1.48%) C
Qualifications
1 582 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 505 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 232 (4.63%) Degree
4 127 (2.54%) AWS Certification
5 99 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 64 (1.28%) CISSP
7 58 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (0.90%) DV Cleared
9 39 (0.78%) CISM
10 37 (0.74%) Master's Degree
11 32 (0.64%) CCNA
12 30 (0.60%) CCNP
13 27 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
14 24 (0.48%) CISA
14 24 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (0.38%) ISTQB
16 17 (0.34%) ISEB
17 15 (0.30%) PhD
18 14 (0.28%) CEH
19 13 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (4.45%) GCP
2 168 (3.36%) QA
3 58 (1.16%) GDPR
4 51 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 40 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (0.64%) SLA
7 25 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.30%) COBIT
10 14 (0.28%) PMO
11 13 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 9 (0.18%) PSD2
13 8 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
13 8 (0.16%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.080%) NIST 800
14 4 (0.080%) WCAG
15 3 (0.060%) WAI
16 2 (0.040%) FISMA
16 2 (0.040%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,414 (28.25%) Docker
2 206 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (3.78%) Active Directory
4 100 (2.00%) HDFS
5 60 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 59 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 52 (1.04%) vSphere
8 42 (0.84%) etcd
9 41 (0.82%) Apache Flume
9 41 (0.82%) VirtualBox
10 35 (0.70%) flannel
10 35 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
11 28 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 20 (0.40%) vCloud
13 19 (0.38%) NFS
14 16 (0.32%) KVM
15 15 (0.30%) Squid
16 14 (0.28%) Varnish
16 14 (0.28%) Xen
16 14 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,030 (20.58%) Ansible
2 942 (18.82%) Terraform
3 884 (17.66%) Kubernetes
4 808 (16.14%) Puppet
5 637 (12.72%) Opscode Chef
6 156 (3.12%) Packer
7 128 (2.56%) Mesos
8 102 (2.04%) Docker Swarm
9 97 (1.94%) Kibana
10 90 (1.80%) logstash
11 87 (1.74%) Prometheus
11 87 (1.74%) Salt
12 85 (1.70%) Nagios
12 85 (1.70%) ZABBIX
13 80 (1.60%) Grafana
14 79 (1.58%) Consul
15 67 (1.34%) Hadoop YARN
15 67 (1.34%) Oozie
16 50 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
17 47 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 444 (8.87%) Google
2 435 (8.69%) Microsoft
3 361 (7.21%) Oracle
4 301 (6.01%) VMware
5 202 (4.04%) Splunk
6 143 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 128 (2.56%) Cisco
8 123 (2.46%) New Relic
9 115 (2.30%) Cloudera
10 110 (2.20%) IBM
11 97 (1.94%) Atlassian
12 88 (1.76%) Tableau
13 86 (1.72%) SAP
14 82 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
15 65 (1.30%) AppDynamics
15 65 (1.30%) Citrix
16 59 (1.18%) SaltStack
17 56 (1.12%) Hortonworks
18 49 (0.98%) Talend
19 46 (0.92%) Sitecore