Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 17 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 +49
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 5,429 4,001 2,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.61% 8.42% 6.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.37% 43.86% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,132 3,136 2,049
London median daily rate £550 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%
10th Percentile £419 £406 £381
90th Percentile £700 £667 £638
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.15 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.49% +14.72% +15.93%

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 12,517 9,123 6,423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 26.77% 19.19% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,246 6,837 4,708
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 86 49
London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% -12.00% +15.53%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.63 £13.43
90th Percentile £66.15 £75.00 £98.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.92%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +9 1,110 £550 +4.76% 385
South London +4 438 £525 - 46
East London +6 249 £563 -2.17% 86
West London +10 162 £500 -4.76% 174
North London 0 16 £650 +36.84% 10
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2,496 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
2 2,202 (40.56%) DevOps
3 1,830 (33.71%) Java
4 1,725 (31.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 1,622 (29.88%) Docker
6 1,544 (28.44%) Python
7 1,306 (24.06%) Jenkins
8 1,240 (22.84%) Linux
9 1,187 (21.86%) Ansible
10 1,178 (21.70%) Terraform
11 1,151 (21.20%) Kubernetes
12 1,110 (20.45%) Microservices
13 1,097 (20.21%) Finance
14 1,068 (19.67%) TDD
15 972 (17.90%) Git (software)
16 960 (17.68%) JavaScript
17 917 (16.89%) Web Services
18 860 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
19 813 (14.98%) Puppet
20 755 (13.91%) SQL
21 702 (12.93%) Google Cloud Platform
22 683 (12.58%) Opscode Chef
23 647 (11.92%) Node.js
24 632 (11.64%) Test Automation
25 596 (10.98%) Migration
26 574 (10.57%) Google
27 565 (10.41%) Serverless
28 562 (10.35%) NoSQL
29 546 (10.06%) Scrum
30 539 (9.93%) 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
1 251 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
2 247 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 229 (4.22%) Confluence
4 205 (3.78%) Tomcat
5 191 (3.52%) OpenStack
6 182 (3.35%) Apache
7 145 (2.67%) WebSphere
8 132 (2.43%) WebLogic
9 100 (1.84%) IIS
10 95 (1.75%) nginx
11 86 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 49 (0.90%) CMS
13 39 (0.72%) JBoss
14 33 (0.61%) MS Exchange
15 31 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
16 30 (0.55%) Apache Solr
16 30 (0.55%) Jetty
16 30 (0.55%) SharePoint
17 27 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 27 (0.50%) Mongrel
Applications
1 74 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 27 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.26%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.092%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.037%) HipChat
7 2 (0.037%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.037%) SPSS
8 1 (0.018%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (0.26%) Maximo
2 12 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.17%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.17%) PolarLake
3 9 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.13%) Endur
4 7 (0.13%) Sentinel
5 6 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.11%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.092%) Actimize
6 5 (0.092%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.074%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.074%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.074%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.074%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.055%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.037%) Bloomberg AIM
9 2 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.037%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1,725 (31.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 702 (12.93%) Google Cloud Platform
3 565 (10.41%) Serverless
4 539 (9.93%) Amazon EC2
5 467 (8.60%) AWS Lambda
6 454 (8.36%) Amazon S3
7 389 (7.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 315 (5.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 296 (5.45%) GitHub
10 281 (5.18%) PaaS
11 218 (4.02%) SaaS
12 214 (3.94%) IaaS
13 180 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
14 158 (2.91%) OpenShift
15 139 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
16 128 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 125 (2.30%) Office 365
18 113 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
19 110 (2.03%) Datadog
20 102 (1.88%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 219 (4.03%) Firewall
2 179 (3.30%) DNS
3 146 (2.69%) HTTP
4 138 (2.54%) VPN
5 127 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 78 (1.44%) SSL
7 71 (1.31%) Network Security
8 70 (1.29%) LAN
9 65 (1.20%) WAN
10 46 (0.85%) FTP
11 44 (0.81%) Internet
12 38 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (0.64%) DHCP
14 31 (0.57%) BGP
14 31 (0.57%) IPsec
15 30 (0.55%) OSPF
16 28 (0.52%) MPLS
17 23 (0.42%) Kerberos
18 21 (0.39%) SAN
18 21 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (10.35%) NoSQL
2 483 (8.90%) Big Data
3 436 (8.03%) MySQL
4 429 (7.90%) Hadoop
5 420 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
6 400 (7.37%) MongoDB
7 357 (6.58%) SQL Server
8 240 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
9 213 (3.92%) Relational Database
10 209 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 207 (3.81%) Amazon Redshift
12 176 (3.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 165 (3.04%) Apache Hive
14 163 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
15 148 (2.73%) Redis
16 83 (1.53%) HBase
17 79 (1.46%) RDBMS
18 77 (1.42%) Power BI
18 77 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 74 (1.36%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,306 (24.06%) Jenkins
2 972 (17.90%) Git (software)
3 431 (7.94%) Maven
4 388 (7.15%) JIRA
5 215 (3.96%) Selenium
6 198 (3.65%) TeamCity
7 175 (3.22%) GitLab
8 165 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 155 (2.86%) Cucumber
10 148 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 138 (2.54%) Bitbucket
12 136 (2.51%) JUnit
13 131 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
14 128 (2.36%) Gradle
15 119 (2.19%) Artifactory
16 117 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
17 114 (2.10%) NUnit
18 113 (2.08%) SonarQube
19 109 (2.01%) MSTest
20 88 (1.62%) Mockito
General
1 1,097 (20.21%) Finance
2 449 (8.27%) Banking
3 265 (4.88%) Retail
4 131 (2.41%) Front Office
5 106 (1.95%) Marketing
6 82 (1.51%) Law
7 76 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 68 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 52 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 51 (0.94%) Legal
11 48 (0.88%) Back Office
11 48 (0.88%) Publishing
12 43 (0.79%) Games
13 38 (0.70%) Advertising
14 37 (0.68%) Manufacturing
15 31 (0.57%) Electronics
16 20 (0.37%) Retail Banking
17 15 (0.28%) Billing
18 10 (0.18%) Automotive
18 10 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,735 (31.96%) Developer
2 1,168 (21.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 701 (12.91%) Architect
4 693 (12.76%) AWS Engineer
5 692 (12.75%) Java Developer
6 516 (9.50%) AWS DevOps
7 460 (8.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 313 (5.77%) AWS Developer
9 309 (5.69%) Senior Developer
10 267 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
11 247 (4.55%) Data Engineer
12 236 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
13 228 (4.20%) AWS Architect
14 178 (3.28%) .NET Developer
15 174 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
16 173 (3.19%) Software Engineer
17 166 (3.06%) React Developer
18 153 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
19 152 (2.80%) Analyst
20 151 (2.78%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 917 (16.89%) Web Services
2 647 (11.92%) Node.js
3 530 (9.76%) Spring
4 521 (9.60%) REST
5 503 (9.27%) React
6 471 (8.68%) .NET
7 439 (8.09%) RESTful
8 408 (7.52%) Spring Boot
9 374 (6.89%) AngularJS
10 373 (6.87%) HTML
11 368 (6.78%) CSS
12 306 (5.64%) Kafka
13 175 (3.22%) JSON
14 172 (3.17%) Hibernate
14 172 (3.17%) SOAP
15 167 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
16 146 (2.69%) HTML5
17 144 (2.65%) Redux
18 142 (2.62%) RabbitMQ
19 118 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 501 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
2 276 (5.08%) Public Cloud
3 263 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 243 (4.48%) Fintech
5 185 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 168 (3.09%) Algorithms
7 139 (2.56%) Cloud Native
8 126 (2.32%) User Experience
9 115 (2.12%) Data Structures
10 111 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
11 96 (1.77%) Mobile App
12 76 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
13 71 (1.31%) Management Information System
14 70 (1.29%) Private Cloud
15 67 (1.23%) Equities
15 67 (1.23%) Hedge funds
16 59 (1.09%) Derivative
17 58 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
18 55 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
19 51 (0.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1,240 (22.84%) Linux
2 515 (9.49%) Windows
3 338 (6.23%) Unix
4 251 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 169 (3.11%) Windows Server
6 108 (1.99%) CentOS
7 75 (1.38%) Ubuntu
8 56 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 52 (0.96%) Android
10 51 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 31 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (0.50%) Debian
13 26 (0.48%) CoreOS
14 22 (0.41%) Windows 10
15 19 (0.35%) VMS
16 14 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.26%) Solaris
17 13 (0.24%) Fedora
18 9 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (0.15%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,496 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
2 2,202 (40.56%) DevOps
3 1,110 (20.45%) Microservices
4 1,068 (19.67%) TDD
5 860 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
6 632 (11.64%) Test Automation
7 596 (10.98%) Migration
8 546 (10.06%) Scrum
9 488 (8.99%) BDD
9 488 (8.99%) Software Engineering
10 476 (8.77%) Open Source
11 456 (8.40%) Configuration Management
12 403 (7.42%) Analytics
13 367 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 337 (6.21%) OO
15 306 (5.64%) E-Commerce
16 260 (4.79%) ETL
17 248 (4.57%) Problem-Solving
18 239 (4.40%) Kanban
19 234 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,830 (33.71%) Java
2 1,544 (28.44%) Python
3 960 (17.68%) JavaScript
4 755 (13.91%) SQL
5 446 (8.22%) Java 8
6 417 (7.68%) Bash Shell
7 409 (7.53%) Ruby
8 405 (7.46%) C#
9 306 (5.64%) PowerShell
10 294 (5.42%) Go
11 284 (5.23%) Scala
12 187 (3.44%) ES6
13 158 (2.91%) Perl
14 157 (2.89%) TypeScript
15 121 (2.23%) PHP
16 114 (2.10%) Shell Script
17 105 (1.93%) C++
18 102 (1.88%) Groovy
19 87 (1.60%) R
20 65 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 504 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 428 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 230 (4.24%) Degree
4 147 (2.71%) AWS Certification
5 75 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 73 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (1.12%) RHCE
8 60 (1.11%) CISSP
9 50 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 49 (0.90%) Master's Degree
11 38 (0.70%) PhD
12 36 (0.66%) CCNP
13 35 (0.64%) CISM
14 29 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (0.48%) CISA
16 25 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
17 22 (0.41%) CCIE
17 22 (0.41%) ISTQB
18 21 (0.39%) ISEB
19 20 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (3.48%) QA
2 44 (0.81%) GDPR
2 44 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 38 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.33%) HIPAA
6 14 (0.26%) FedRAMP
7 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (0.20%) PMO
9 9 (0.17%) PSD2
10 6 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.11%) SLA
11 4 (0.074%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.074%) WCAG
12 3 (0.055%) COBIT
12 3 (0.055%) FISMA
13 2 (0.037%) FATCA
13 2 (0.037%) HL7
13 2 (0.037%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,622 (29.88%) Docker
2 220 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 195 (3.59%) Active Directory
4 78 (1.44%) vSphere
5 68 (1.25%) HDFS
6 58 (1.07%) Hyper-V
7 55 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (0.61%) Xen
9 30 (0.55%) VirtualBox
10 27 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
11 24 (0.44%) vCloud
12 22 (0.41%) etcd
12 22 (0.41%) XenApp
13 21 (0.39%) KVM
14 20 (0.37%) flannel
15 19 (0.35%) Apache Flume
16 16 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 16 (0.29%) Squid
17 14 (0.26%) Ceph
18 13 (0.24%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 1,187 (21.86%) Ansible
2 1,178 (21.70%) Terraform
3 1,151 (21.20%) Kubernetes
4 813 (14.98%) Puppet
5 683 (12.58%) Opscode Chef
6 163 (3.00%) Packer
7 98 (1.81%) Mesos
8 96 (1.77%) Prometheus
9 93 (1.71%) Kibana
10 88 (1.62%) Docker Swarm
10 88 (1.62%) Nagios
11 75 (1.38%) logstash
12 67 (1.23%) Grafana
12 67 (1.23%) Salt
13 61 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
14 58 (1.07%) Consul
15 56 (1.03%) ZABBIX
16 53 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
17 47 (0.87%) SCCM
18 43 (0.79%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 574 (10.57%) Google
2 416 (7.66%) Microsoft
3 381 (7.02%) Oracle
4 329 (6.06%) VMware
5 325 (5.99%) Splunk
6 213 (3.92%) Red Hat
7 131 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 118 (2.17%) Tableau
9 117 (2.16%) Cisco
10 112 (2.06%) Cloudera
11 106 (1.95%) New Relic
12 91 (1.68%) IBM
13 80 (1.47%) Citrix
14 72 (1.33%) Qualys
15 66 (1.22%) SAP
16 65 (1.20%) AppDynamics
17 62 (1.14%) Hortonworks
18 45 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
19 39 (0.72%) Alteryx
20 38 (0.70%) Adobe