Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 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 AWS Certification
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 362 304 388
Rank change year-on-year -58 +84 +103
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 181 48 215
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.37% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.55% 1.73% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 37 138
10th Percentile £400 £425 £500
25th Percentile £472 £475 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +6.82% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £650 £594 £650
90th Percentile £700 £695 £741
England median daily rate £575 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +4.55%

AWS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,102 2,782 6,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.29% 21.19% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,409 1,948 4,208
10th Percentile £350 £313 £312
25th Percentile £436 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £500 £502
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% -0.30% +0.30%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £725 £663 £700
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 37 90
10th Percentile £14.46 £15.97 £11.69
25th Percentile £20.39 £19.99 £18.70
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.50 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.82% +33.96% +32.50%
75th Percentile £49.13 £45.75 £49.69
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.20 £53.75
England median hourly rate £34.01 £34.95 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.70% -12.63% +78.85%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in London

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Certification in London.

Daily rate trend for AWS Certification in London

AWS Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Certification in London over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Certification in London

AWS Certification
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 Certification within the London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. 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 -37 27 £575 -1.08% 18
South London - 9 £650 - 1
West London -14 2 - -
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Certification 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 AWS Certification.

1 172 (95.03%) AWS
2 84 (46.41%) DevOps
3 68 (37.57%) Serverless
4 56 (30.94%) AWS Lambda
5 55 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (29.83%) Python
7 50 (27.62%) Java
7 50 (27.62%) Terraform
8 40 (22.10%) Amazon S3
9 39 (21.55%) Jenkins
9 39 (21.55%) Docker
10 36 (19.89%) Kubernetes
11 34 (18.78%) Amazon EC2
12 31 (17.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 31 (17.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 30 (16.57%) Social Skills
13 30 (16.57%) GitHub
14 26 (14.36%) Azure
14 26 (14.36%) Microservices
15 25 (13.81%) Infrastructure as Code
16 23 (12.71%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (12.71%) Amazon RDS
16 23 (12.71%) PowerShell
16 23 (12.71%) Web Services
17 22 (12.15%) Amazon Redshift
18 21 (11.60%) Cybersecurity
18 21 (11.60%) Linux
18 21 (11.60%) Git (software)
18 21 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (11.05%) Security Cleared

AWS Certification
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 11 (6.08%) Apache Spark
2 10 (5.52%) Confluence
3 6 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Magento
1 1 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.55%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 172 (95.03%) AWS
2 68 (37.57%) Serverless
3 56 (30.94%) AWS Lambda
4 40 (22.10%) Amazon S3
5 34 (18.78%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (17.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 30 (16.57%) GitHub
8 26 (14.36%) Azure
9 23 (12.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (9.94%) Amazon EKS
10 18 (9.94%) GCP
11 16 (8.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 14 (7.73%) AWS CloudTrail
13 13 (7.18%) Amazon ECS
13 13 (7.18%) IaaS
13 13 (7.18%) SaaS
14 11 (6.08%) CloudFront
14 11 (6.08%) PaaS
15 9 (4.97%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (4.97%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.52%) DNS
2 5 (2.76%) Firewall
2 5 (2.76%) OSPF
2 5 (2.76%) VPN
3 4 (2.21%) SSL
4 3 (1.66%) BGP
4 3 (1.66%) Internet
4 3 (1.66%) IPv4
4 3 (1.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.10%) 4G
5 2 (1.10%) 5G
5 2 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.10%) VLAN
5 2 (1.10%) Wireless
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.55%) LAN
6 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 23 (12.71%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (12.15%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (4.97%) Big Data
5 7 (3.87%) Amazon Athena
5 7 (3.87%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.21%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.21%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.66%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.66%) Power BI
8 3 (1.66%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.10%) Data Vault
9 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (21.55%) Jenkins
2 21 (11.60%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.50%) JIRA
4 11 (6.08%) Bitbucket
5 9 (4.97%) Postman
6 7 (3.87%) Sourcetree
7 4 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.66%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.66%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.66%) GoCD
8 3 (1.66%) RStudio
9 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.10%) GitLab
9 2 (1.10%) JMeter
9 2 (1.10%) JUnit
9 2 (1.10%) Selenium
10 1 (0.55%) Mocha
10 1 (0.55%) Subversion
10 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (16.57%) Social Skills
2 18 (9.94%) Finance
3 9 (4.97%) Banking
4 8 (4.42%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.21%) Marketing
6 4 (2.21%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.10%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (34.81%) Architect
2 48 (26.52%) AWS Engineer
3 42 (23.20%) AWS Architect
4 30 (16.57%) Cloud Architect
5 25 (13.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (12.15%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (11.05%) Cloud Engineer
8 19 (10.50%) Data Engineer
9 17 (9.39%) Developer
10 15 (8.29%) AWS DevOps
11 13 (7.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 13 (7.18%) AWS Solutions Architect
12 12 (6.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 11 (6.08%) Consultant
14 9 (4.97%) AWS Developer
14 9 (4.97%) Cloud Consultant
15 8 (4.42%) Migration Engineer
15 8 (4.42%) Security Engineer
16 7 (3.87%) Data Architect
16 7 (3.87%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.71%) Web Services
2 14 (7.73%) Node.js
3 13 (7.18%) GraphQL
4 11 (6.08%) Kafka
4 11 (6.08%) React
5 10 (5.52%) .NET
6 9 (4.97%) REST
6 9 (4.97%) XML
7 8 (4.42%) CSS
8 7 (3.87%) HTML
8 7 (3.87%) HTML5
9 5 (2.76%) SOAP
9 5 (2.76%) Spring
10 4 (2.21%) Lambda Expressions
11 3 (1.66%) RESTful
11 3 (1.66%) Spring Boot
12 2 (1.10%) OAuth
12 2 (1.10%) OpenID
12 2 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (1.10%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.29%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.63%) Cloud Native
3 9 (4.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.87%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.21%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.21%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.66%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.66%) NHS
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.10%) Social Media
9 1 (0.55%) Blog
9 1 (0.55%) Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.60%) Linux
2 19 (10.50%) Windows
3 3 (1.66%) CentOS
3 3 (1.66%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.66%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.41%) DevOps
2 55 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.36%) Microservices
4 25 (13.81%) Infrastructure as Code
5 21 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (11.60%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (10.50%) Scrum
7 18 (9.94%) Migration
8 16 (8.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (8.29%) Release Management
10 14 (7.73%) Data Engineering
10 14 (7.73%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.18%) Data Pipeline
12 12 (6.63%) Deployment Automation
13 11 (6.08%) Analytics
14 10 (5.52%) Cryptography
14 10 (5.52%) ETL
14 10 (5.52%) OOP
14 10 (5.52%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (5.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.83%) Python
2 50 (27.62%) Java
3 23 (12.71%) PowerShell
4 20 (11.05%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.50%) SQL
6 17 (9.39%) Bash Shell
7 14 (7.73%) Go
8 10 (5.52%) Scala
9 8 (4.42%) C#
9 8 (4.42%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.21%) C++
11 3 (1.66%) Perl
12 2 (1.10%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.55%) Groovy
13 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.73%) Degree
3 9 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.42%) CISSP
5 6 (3.31%) CRISC
5 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) CISA
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.31%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (3.31%) NIST
2 6 (3.31%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) DICOM
3 1 (0.55%) SOC 1
3 1 (0.55%) SOC 2
System Software
1 39 (21.55%) Docker
2 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.66%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (27.62%) Terraform
2 36 (19.89%) Kubernetes
3 18 (9.94%) Ansible
4 7 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.87%) Puppet
5 3 (1.66%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.10%) Nagios
6 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.55%) Graylog
7 1 (0.55%) Mesos
7 1 (0.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (6.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.52%) Splunk
3 8 (4.42%) Google
4 5 (2.76%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.76%) SAP
4 5 (2.76%) VMware
5 3 (1.66%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.66%) Infoblox
5 3 (1.66%) Palo Alto
5 3 (1.66%) Perforce
6 2 (1.10%) New Relic
6 2 (1.10%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.55%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.55%) Cadence
7 1 (0.55%) Centrify
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle
7 1 (0.55%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.55%) WorldPay