Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
England > London
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 426 455 518
Rank change year-on-year +29 +63 +46
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Architect 217 152 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 104 75
London median daily rate £625 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £513 £500 £475
90th Percentile £750 £775 £638
England median daily rate £600 £564 £550
% change year-on-year +6.43% +2.50% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,773 39,803 43,304
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 95.06% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,706 28,330 31,173
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 516 508
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +11.84% -4.40%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.50 £10.71
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £47.15
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

AWS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured AWS Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Architect in London

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Architect in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Architect in London

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Architect in London over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Architect in London

AWS Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Architect in London over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AWS Architect in London

AWS Architect
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 AWS Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 19 July 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 -1 42 £625 +13.64% 14
South London -50 7 £540 -32.50% 1
East London -16 5 £575 -11.54% 1
West London -35 3 £473 -14.09% 3
AWS Architect
England

AWS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, AWS Architect contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS Architect in the job title.

1 194 (89.40%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (27.65%) DevOps
5 37 (17.05%) Web Services
5 37 (17.05%) Terraform
6 35 (16.13%) Linux
6 35 (16.13%) Java
6 35 (16.13%) Finance
7 34 (15.67%) Microsoft
8 33 (15.21%) Docker
9 32 (14.75%) Jenkins
10 30 (13.82%) Open Source
11 29 (13.36%) Migration
11 29 (13.36%) Microservices
12 27 (12.44%) PaaS
12 27 (12.44%) Python
13 26 (11.98%) Security Cleared
13 26 (11.98%) Serverless
14 25 (11.52%) Big Data
15 24 (11.06%) SC Cleared
16 23 (10.60%) Google
16 23 (10.60%) Banking
17 22 (10.14%) AWS Lambda
18 21 (9.68%) IaaS
18 21 (9.68%) NoSQL
19 20 (9.22%) Ansible
20 19 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
20 19 (8.76%) Kafka
21 18 (8.29%) Technical Architecture

AWS Architect Skill Set
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 14 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.99%) Apache
3 11 (5.07%) Apache Pig
4 7 (3.23%) Confluence
4 7 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.76%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.84%) nginx
7 3 (1.38%) CMS
7 3 (1.38%) JBoss
8 2 (0.92%) Documentum
8 2 (0.92%) Hubot
8 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.46%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.46%) Mule
9 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.46%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 194 (89.40%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (12.44%) PaaS
4 26 (11.98%) Serverless
5 22 (10.14%) AWS Lambda
6 21 (9.68%) IaaS
7 18 (8.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (7.37%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (6.45%) Amazon Kinesis
9 14 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (5.99%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (5.99%) Office 365
11 12 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (5.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (4.61%) Amazon S3
13 8 (3.69%) SaaS
14 7 (3.23%) GitHub
15 4 (1.84%) Amazon Glacier
15 4 (1.84%) Route 53
16 3 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.91%) Firewall
2 7 (3.23%) Network Security
3 5 (2.30%) DNS
4 4 (1.84%) Internet
4 4 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.84%) VPN
5 2 (0.92%) ICMP
5 2 (0.92%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.92%) LAN
5 2 (0.92%) SCCP
5 2 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.46%) DHCP
6 1 (0.46%) DMZ
6 1 (0.46%) FTP
6 1 (0.46%) Multicast
6 1 (0.46%) NAS
6 1 (0.46%) SAN
6 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.52%) Big Data
2 21 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 18 (8.29%) Amazon Redshift
4 14 (6.45%) Apache Hive
4 14 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 14 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 13 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.61%) Flink
7 7 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.76%) Amazon Aurora
8 6 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.76%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.30%) MySQL
9 5 (2.30%) Redis
10 4 (1.84%) Riak
11 3 (1.38%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.92%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.92%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 32 (14.75%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.15%) JIRA
3 8 (3.69%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.69%) JMeter
4 5 (2.30%) Travis CI
5 4 (1.84%) Maven
6 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.38%) Mocha
6 3 (1.38%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.92%) ERwin
7 2 (0.92%) GitLab
7 2 (0.92%) Protractor
7 2 (0.92%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 35 (16.13%) Finance
2 23 (10.60%) Banking
3 9 (4.15%) Front Office
4 4 (1.84%) Retail
5 3 (1.38%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Games
6 2 (0.92%) Law
6 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Billing
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.05%) Web Services
2 19 (8.76%) Kafka
3 16 (7.37%) Spring
4 15 (6.91%) Node.js
5 11 (5.07%) AngularJS
5 11 (5.07%) Spring Boot
6 9 (4.15%) Kendo UI
6 9 (4.15%) REST
6 9 (4.15%) RxJS
6 9 (4.15%) Socket.IO
7 8 (3.69%) J2EE
7 8 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (3.23%) .NET
8 7 (3.23%) JSON
8 7 (3.23%) Middleware
9 6 (2.76%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.30%) JPA
10 5 (2.30%) RESTful
10 5 (2.30%) Spring Cloud
11 3 (1.38%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.99%) Public Cloud
2 10 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.61%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.61%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.30%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.84%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.84%) Fintech
5 4 (1.84%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.38%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.38%) PKI
6 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.92%) Clustering
7 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.92%) FMCG
7 2 (0.92%) Social Media
7 2 (0.92%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.13%) Linux
2 17 (7.83%) Windows
3 11 (5.07%) Unix
4 9 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (27.65%) DevOps
3 30 (13.82%) Open Source
4 29 (13.36%) Microservices
4 29 (13.36%) Migration
5 18 (8.29%) Configuration Management
5 18 (8.29%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (7.83%) E-Commerce
7 16 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (7.37%) TOGAF
8 15 (6.91%) Performance Testing
9 14 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.99%) Data Modelling
11 12 (5.53%) Change Control
11 12 (5.53%) Data Architecture
12 11 (5.07%) Analytics
12 11 (5.07%) Data Integration
12 11 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (5.07%) Scrum
12 11 (5.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.13%) Java
2 27 (12.44%) Python
3 15 (6.91%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.53%) TypeScript
5 10 (4.61%) Go
5 10 (4.61%) Java 8
6 8 (3.69%) C
6 8 (3.69%) SQL
7 7 (3.23%) Ruby
8 6 (2.76%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.38%) C#
9 3 (1.38%) Erlang
10 2 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.92%) Elixir
11 1 (0.46%) C++
11 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.46%) Scala
11 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (11.98%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.06%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.37%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.30%) CCNA
5 5 (2.30%) CCNP
5 5 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.30%) MCSE
5 5 (2.30%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (1.38%) CCSE
6 3 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.38%) Degree
6 3 (1.38%) MCITP
6 3 (1.38%) MCTS
6 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (0.92%) CISA
7 2 (0.92%) CISM
7 2 (0.92%) CISSP
7 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.07%) Data Quality
1 11 (5.07%) GCP
2 5 (2.30%) GDPR
2 5 (2.30%) QA
3 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.92%) NIST 800
3 2 (0.92%) PMO
4 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (15.21%) Docker
2 11 (5.07%) Apache Flume
3 6 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.46%) etcd
6 1 (0.46%) flannel
6 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.46%) vCloud
6 1 (0.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (17.05%) Terraform
2 20 (9.22%) Ansible
3 19 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (7.83%) Kubernetes
4 17 (7.83%) Puppet
5 11 (5.07%) Oozie
6 9 (4.15%) Consul
6 9 (4.15%) Packer
7 3 (1.38%) StackStorm
8 2 (0.92%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.46%) CASB
9 1 (0.46%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.46%) Mesos
9 1 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.46%) QRadar
9 1 (0.46%) Salt
9 1 (0.46%) Simian Army
Vendors
1 34 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.60%) Google
3 10 (4.61%) VMware
4 9 (4.15%) Oracle
5 8 (3.69%) Cisco
6 7 (3.23%) Splunk
7 6 (2.76%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.84%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.38%) AlienVault
9 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.92%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.92%) Informatica
10 2 (0.92%) Pega
11 1 (0.46%) Alibaba
11 1 (0.46%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.46%) F5
11 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.46%) NetApp
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.46%) Talend