Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Architect was £610 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 387 470 492
Rank change year-on-year +83 +22 +90
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Architect 244 149 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 95 107
London median daily rate £610 £600 £573
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.80% +6.51%
10th Percentile £484 £475 £475
90th Percentile £825 £800 £680
England median daily rate £590 £588 £568
% change year-on-year +0.43% +3.52% +9.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 43,748 42,803 42,150
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.97% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,619 30,875 30,067
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 512 548
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.28% +1.92%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.63 £47.83 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

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 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily 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 22 October 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 -4 29 £613 - 17
South London -9 22 £550 -31.25% 3
East London -14 4 £575 -11.54% 2
West London -4 2 £473 -32.50% 3
North London - 1 £650 - 1
AWS Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 219 (89.75%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (33.61%) Web Services
4 80 (32.79%) DevOps
5 68 (27.87%) Finance
6 62 (25.41%) Linux
7 58 (23.77%) Java
8 54 (22.13%) Python
8 54 (22.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 49 (20.08%) Jenkins
10 48 (19.67%) Terraform
11 47 (19.26%) Banking
12 46 (18.85%) Migration
13 44 (18.03%) Microservices
14 39 (15.98%) AWS Certification
15 34 (13.93%) AngularJS
15 34 (13.93%) Hadoop
16 33 (13.52%) Greenfield Project
17 32 (13.11%) AWS CloudFormation
17 32 (13.11%) Asset Management
17 32 (13.11%) Front Office
17 32 (13.11%) C++
18 31 (12.70%) Security Cleared
19 30 (12.30%) SC Cleared
19 30 (12.30%) Docker
19 30 (12.30%) MongoDB
20 29 (11.89%) Big Data
20 29 (11.89%) Software Engineering
20 29 (11.89%) Amazon EC2
20 29 (11.89%) Open Source

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 7 (2.87%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.46%) Apache
2 6 (2.46%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.46%) Confluence
3 5 (2.05%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.82%) CMS
4 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.41%) JBoss
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 219 (89.75%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (22.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (13.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 29 (11.89%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (9.84%) Serverless
6 21 (8.61%) AWS Lambda
7 20 (8.20%) PaaS
7 20 (8.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 19 (7.79%) Amazon S3
8 19 (7.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (7.38%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (6.56%) IaaS
11 15 (6.15%) SaaS
12 14 (5.74%) Route 53
13 10 (4.10%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (3.69%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (3.69%) AWS CloudTrail
15 6 (2.46%) AWS CodePipeline
15 6 (2.46%) GitHub
16 5 (2.05%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.51%) DNS
2 9 (3.69%) Firewall
2 9 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.46%) Network Security
4 4 (1.64%) Internet
5 3 (1.23%) LAN
5 3 (1.23%) WAN
6 2 (0.82%) DMZ
6 2 (0.82%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.82%) Multicast
6 2 (0.82%) SCCP
6 2 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.41%) Intranet
7 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.41%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.41%) SMS
7 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.93%) Hadoop
2 30 (12.30%) MongoDB
3 29 (11.89%) Big Data
4 16 (6.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 14 (5.74%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (4.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.51%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.87%) Amazon Aurora
10 6 (2.46%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.05%) Flink
11 5 (2.05%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.64%) Redis
12 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.82%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.82%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 49 (20.08%) Jenkins
2 26 (10.66%) Artifactory
2 26 (10.66%) Maven
3 23 (9.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 23 (9.43%) Hudson
4 10 (4.10%) JIRA
5 6 (2.46%) JMeter
6 4 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.64%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.41%) GitLab
7 1 (0.41%) JUnit
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 68 (27.87%) Finance
2 47 (19.26%) Banking
3 32 (13.11%) Front Office
4 9 (3.69%) Retail
5 8 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.64%) Marketing
8 2 (0.82%) Games
8 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (33.61%) Web Services
2 34 (13.93%) AngularJS
3 27 (11.07%) React
4 26 (10.66%) NumPy
4 26 (10.66%) SciPy
5 15 (6.15%) J2EE
6 14 (5.74%) Node.js
7 12 (4.92%) Spring
8 9 (3.69%) J2SE
9 7 (2.87%) Spring Boot
10 6 (2.46%) Kafka
10 6 (2.46%) Kendo UI
10 6 (2.46%) RxJS
10 6 (2.46%) Socket.IO
11 5 (2.05%) LDAP
11 5 (2.05%) REST
12 4 (1.64%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.64%) RESTful
13 3 (1.23%) GraphQL
13 3 (1.23%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.52%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (10.66%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.97%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.10%) Private Cloud
5 9 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.87%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.64%) Replication
8 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.23%) NHS
8 3 (1.23%) PKI
8 3 (1.23%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.82%) Blog
9 2 (0.82%) Fintech
9 2 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.41%) Linux
2 16 (6.56%) Windows
3 12 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (4.92%) Unix
4 4 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.23%) VMS
6 1 (0.41%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.79%) DevOps
3 46 (18.85%) Migration
4 44 (18.03%) Microservices
5 32 (13.11%) Asset Management
6 29 (11.89%) Open Source
6 29 (11.89%) Software Engineering
7 27 (11.07%) Analytics
8 16 (6.56%) SDLC
8 16 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.15%) TOGAF
10 14 (5.74%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (5.74%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (5.33%) Security Architecture
12 12 (4.92%) ETL
13 10 (4.10%) Data Modelling
13 10 (4.10%) Test Automation
14 9 (3.69%) Data Protection
14 9 (3.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.77%) Java
2 54 (22.13%) Python
3 32 (13.11%) C++
4 15 (6.15%) Bash Shell
5 13 (5.33%) SQL
6 12 (4.92%) Ruby
7 8 (3.28%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.87%) C
9 6 (2.46%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.05%) Go
10 5 (2.05%) Java 8
11 4 (1.64%) Perl
11 4 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.64%) VB
12 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.41%) C#
12 1 (0.41%) Erlang
12 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (15.98%) AWS Certification
2 31 (12.70%) Security Cleared
3 30 (12.30%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.51%) Degree
5 5 (2.05%) CCNA
5 5 (2.05%) CCNP
5 5 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.05%) MCSE
5 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.23%) CCSE
6 3 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.23%) MCITP
6 3 (1.23%) MCTS
6 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.87%) QA
2 6 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.05%) GDPR
4 2 (0.82%) PMO
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (12.30%) Docker
2 5 (2.05%) Apache Flume
2 5 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.23%) vCloud
4 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) NFS
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (19.67%) Terraform
2 25 (10.25%) Ansible
3 23 (9.43%) Kubernetes
4 21 (8.61%) Puppet
5 17 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.05%) Oozie
7 3 (1.23%) Consul
7 3 (1.23%) Packer
8 2 (0.82%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.82%) Suricata
9 1 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.41%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.41%) Grafana
9 1 (0.41%) Mesos
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.41%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.41%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 18 (7.38%) Google
1 18 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.51%) VMware
3 10 (4.10%) Oracle
4 8 (3.28%) Cisco
4 8 (3.28%) Splunk
5 6 (2.46%) Informatica
5 6 (2.46%) Rackspace
5 6 (2.46%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.64%) Alteryx
6 4 (1.64%) Greenplum
6 4 (1.64%) Palo Alto
6 4 (1.64%) Tableau
7 3 (1.23%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.23%) Citrix
8 2 (0.82%) EMC
8 2 (0.82%) IBM
8 2 (0.82%) Juniper
8 2 (0.82%) NetApp
8 2 (0.82%) SAP