Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 369 324 421
Rank change year-on-year -45 +97 +55
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 223 84 94
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.91% 2.47% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 73 72
10th Percentile £450 £450 £519
25th Percentile £513 £475 £563
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £629
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.52% +4.79%
75th Percentile £800 £638 £675
90th Percentile - £685 £746
England median daily rate £575 £550 £600
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +9.09%

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 5,702 3,396 5,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.16% 18.94% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,777 2,411 3,792
10th Percentile £360 £313 £300
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £680
England median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 47 80
10th Percentile £18.00 £16.95 £18.46
25th Percentile £27.50 £24.56 £22.32
Median hourly rate £44.50 £36.00 £36.70
Median % change year-on-year +23.61% -1.91% +61.57%
75th Percentile £49.25 £54.50 £52.25
90th Percentile £59.69 £60.00 £53.00
England median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year -3.75% +25.98% +20.00%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -28 35 £550 - 22
South London - 12 £463 -
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 211 (94.62%) AWS
2 102 (45.74%) Terraform
3 86 (38.57%) Social Skills
4 85 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (34.98%) DevOps
6 72 (32.29%) Infrastructure as Code
7 69 (30.94%) Azure
8 65 (29.15%) Serverless
9 62 (27.80%) CI/CD
10 50 (22.42%) Docker
11 49 (21.97%) Kubernetes
11 49 (21.97%) Linux
12 46 (20.63%) Python
12 46 (20.63%) Red Hat
13 38 (17.04%) Microservices
14 37 (16.59%) AWS Lambda
15 36 (16.14%) RHCE
15 36 (16.14%) Microsoft
16 30 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (13.45%) Jenkins
17 29 (13.00%) Continuous Delivery
18 28 (12.56%) Migration
19 27 (12.11%) Finance
19 27 (12.11%) Java
19 27 (12.11%) Amazon S3
20 26 (11.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 25 (11.21%) Scrum
21 25 (11.21%) Public Cloud
22 24 (10.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
22 24 (10.76%) GitHub

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 17 (7.62%) Apache Spark
2 15 (6.73%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.69%) Confluence
4 4 (1.79%) Jupyter
5 3 (1.35%) Apache
5 3 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 211 (94.62%) AWS
2 69 (30.94%) Azure
3 65 (29.15%) Serverless
4 37 (16.59%) AWS Lambda
5 27 (12.11%) Amazon S3
6 24 (10.76%) GitHub
6 24 (10.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (8.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (8.07%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (6.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (6.28%) GCP
11 13 (5.83%) SaaS
12 12 (5.38%) Amazon ECS
12 12 (5.38%) Amazon EKS
13 11 (4.93%) GitHub Actions
14 10 (4.48%) Amazon Kinesis
15 9 (4.04%) Amazon EMR
15 9 (4.04%) IaaS
16 7 (3.14%) Apigee
16 7 (3.14%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.69%) MVNO
2 5 (2.24%) DNS
3 4 (1.79%) Firewall
3 4 (1.79%) VPN
4 2 (0.90%) Network Security
4 2 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.45%) BGP
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.45%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.45%) LAN
5 1 (0.45%) OSPF
5 1 (0.45%) SMS
5 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.87%) Amazon Redshift
2 21 (9.42%) Big Data
3 20 (8.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 20 (8.97%) Amazon RDS
4 17 (7.62%) Data Lake
5 11 (4.93%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.14%) Apache Hive
6 7 (3.14%) Power BI
6 7 (3.14%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.14%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.24%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.24%) Pentaho
7 5 (2.24%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.90%) HBase
10 2 (0.90%) OLAP
10 2 (0.90%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (13.45%) Jenkins
2 18 (8.07%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.62%) JIRA
4 11 (4.93%) Bitbucket
5 10 (4.48%) GitLab
6 9 (4.04%) CircleCI
7 8 (3.59%) Mockito
8 7 (3.14%) RStudio
9 6 (2.69%) git-flow
9 6 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (2.69%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.35%) GoCD
11 2 (0.90%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.90%) Sourcetree
11 2 (0.90%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.45%) Gradle
12 1 (0.45%) PyCharm
12 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (38.57%) Social Skills
2 27 (12.11%) Finance
3 14 (6.28%) Public Sector
4 13 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.93%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.04%) Banking
7 8 (3.59%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.59%) Legal
8 7 (3.14%) Law
8 7 (3.14%) Retail
9 6 (2.69%) Front Office
10 4 (1.79%) Marketing
10 4 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.90%) Electronics
11 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (32.29%) Architect
1 72 (32.29%) AWS Engineer
2 42 (18.83%) AWS Architect
3 30 (13.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (12.11%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (8.97%) Network Engineer
6 19 (8.52%) Cloud Architect
6 19 (8.52%) Cloud Engineer
7 17 (7.62%) Developer
8 13 (5.83%) Data Engineer
9 12 (5.38%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (5.38%) AWS Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.93%) Data Architect
11 10 (4.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (3.59%) IP Engineer
12 8 (3.59%) Senior IP Engineer
13 7 (3.14%) AWS Developer
14 6 (2.69%) Lead Data Architect
14 6 (2.69%) Senior IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.73%) Kafka
2 10 (4.48%) RESTful
3 9 (4.04%) REST
3 9 (4.04%) Spring
4 8 (3.59%) OpenAPI
5 6 (2.69%) Node.js
6 5 (2.24%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (1.79%) .NET
7 4 (1.79%) GraphQL
7 4 (1.79%) React
8 3 (1.35%) CSS
8 3 (1.35%) PySpark
9 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.90%) HTML
9 2 (0.90%) HTML5
9 2 (0.90%) Web Services
10 1 (0.45%) Express
10 1 (0.45%) SOAP
10 1 (0.45%) Velocity
10 1 (0.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.21%) Public Cloud
2 19 (8.52%) Cloud Native
3 10 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.59%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (3.59%) NHS
5 7 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.79%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.45%) Kindle
9 1 (0.45%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.97%) Linux
2 26 (11.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (5.38%) Windows
4 7 (3.14%) Unix
5 2 (0.90%) CentOS
5 2 (0.90%) DC/OS
5 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (34.98%) DevOps
3 72 (32.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 62 (27.80%) CI/CD
5 38 (17.04%) Microservices
6 30 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (13.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 28 (12.56%) Migration
9 25 (11.21%) Scrum
10 21 (9.42%) Analytics
11 18 (8.07%) Kanban
12 16 (7.17%) API Design
12 16 (7.17%) Data Pipeline
12 16 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (6.28%) Data Science
13 14 (6.28%) Machine Learning
14 13 (5.83%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 13 (5.83%) SDLC
14 13 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.63%) Python
2 27 (12.11%) Java
3 14 (6.28%) Scala
4 12 (5.38%) Bash
5 10 (4.48%) SQL
6 8 (3.59%) Java 8
6 8 (3.59%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.14%) Groovy
7 7 (3.14%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.69%) Go
9 5 (2.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.24%) R
9 5 (2.24%) Ruby
10 2 (0.90%) Perl
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) C#
11 1 (0.45%) C++
11 1 (0.45%) PHP
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (16.14%) RHCE
2 16 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.28%) Degree
4 12 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.04%) CCNP
6 9 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (3.59%) CCNA
8 4 (1.79%) CISSP
9 2 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.90%) RHCA
10 1 (0.45%) CCIE
10 1 (0.45%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.45%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.04%) GDPR
2 5 (2.24%) QA
3 4 (1.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (22.42%) Docker
2 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.90%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 2 (0.90%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 102 (45.74%) Terraform
2 49 (21.97%) Kubernetes
3 17 (7.62%) Ansible
4 9 (4.04%) Consul
5 4 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.79%) Grafana
5 4 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.35%) Kibana
6 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.35%) Packer
6 3 (1.35%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.35%) Puppet
7 2 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.45%) Graylog
8 1 (0.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 46 (20.63%) Red Hat
2 36 (16.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.14%) Cisco
4 6 (2.69%) New Relic
4 6 (2.69%) SolarWinds
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle
6 2 (0.90%) Databricks
6 2 (0.90%) Hortonworks
6 2 (0.90%) Perforce
6 2 (0.90%) SAP
6 2 (0.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.45%) Cadence
7 1 (0.45%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.45%) Kenna
7 1 (0.45%) Okta
7 1 (0.45%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.45%) Qualys
7 1 (0.45%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.45%) Splunk