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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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 450 356 352
Rank change year-on-year -94 -4 +53
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 132 149 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 3.25% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 108 37
10th Percentile £501 £399 £498
25th Percentile £523 £475 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £559 £600
Median % change year-on-year +7.38% -6.88% -
75th Percentile £738 £638 £675
90th Percentile £800 £688 £730
England median daily rate £600 £559 £550
% change year-on-year +7.38% +1.59% -4.35%

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 6,208 4,585 3,506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.67% 16.56% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,380 3,090 2,424
10th Percentile £385 £345 £313
25th Percentile £463 £426 £412
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £588
90th Percentile £750 £713 £650
England median daily rate £530 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 69 52
10th Percentile £20.88 £18.79 £18.50
25th Percentile £25.68 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.75% +4.29% +18.64%
75th Percentile £49.88 £49.59 £47.77
90th Percentile £67.50 £58.95 £51.58
England median hourly rate £41.81 £33.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year +25.74% +19.84% -15.28%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 21 £588 +4.44% 5
West London -8 1 - -
South London -15 1 £470 -30.37%
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 116 (87.88%) AWS
2 67 (50.76%) Terraform
3 56 (42.42%) DevOps
4 53 (40.15%) Agile
4 53 (40.15%) Social Skills
5 43 (32.58%) Serverless
5 43 (32.58%) Kubernetes
6 42 (31.82%) Docker
7 40 (30.30%) Infrastructure as Code
8 38 (28.79%) CI/CD
9 34 (25.76%) Finance
9 34 (25.76%) Azure
10 31 (23.48%) Migration
11 29 (21.97%) Linux
11 29 (21.97%) Public Cloud
12 27 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (19.70%) Microservices
14 25 (18.94%) AWS Lambda
14 25 (18.94%) Python
15 24 (18.18%) Jenkins
15 24 (18.18%) Git (software)
16 22 (16.67%) Security Cleared
16 22 (16.67%) Java
17 21 (15.91%) Scrum
18 20 (15.15%) Amazon S3
18 20 (15.15%) Amazon ECS
19 19 (14.39%) SC Cleared
20 17 (12.88%) Software Engineering
21 16 (12.12%) GitHub
21 16 (12.12%) SDLC

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 8 (6.06%) Confluence
2 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 116 (87.88%) AWS
2 43 (32.58%) Serverless
3 34 (25.76%) Azure
4 25 (18.94%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (15.15%) Amazon ECS
5 20 (15.15%) Amazon S3
6 16 (12.12%) GitHub
7 13 (9.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (9.09%) GitHub Actions
9 11 (8.33%) AWS KMS
10 10 (7.58%) Amazon EKS
10 10 (7.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (7.58%) GCP
11 9 (6.82%) AWS CodePipeline
12 8 (6.06%) IaaS
13 6 (4.55%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 5 (3.79%) Apigee
14 5 (3.79%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) VPN
2 3 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) Data Lake
2 11 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 11 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 11 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.58%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (7.58%) Big Data
4 8 (6.06%) DynamoDB
5 3 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.52%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.52%) Metadata
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon QuickSight
7 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.76%) Looker
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.76%) Parquet
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.76%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 24 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 24 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.61%) CircleCI
2 14 (10.61%) git-flow
3 13 (9.85%) JIRA
4 8 (6.06%) Mockito
5 4 (3.03%) GitLab
5 4 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.52%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.52%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.52%) Cypress.io
6 2 (1.52%) Selenium
6 2 (1.52%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.52%) Terragrunt
7 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.76%) Gradle
7 1 (0.76%) Newman
7 1 (0.76%) Travis CI
General
1 53 (40.15%) Social Skills
2 34 (25.76%) Finance
3 12 (9.09%) Banking
4 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.82%) Law
5 8 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 8 (6.06%) Front Office
5 8 (6.06%) Legal
6 2 (1.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.76%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (40.15%) AWS Engineer
2 42 (31.82%) Architect
3 33 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (19.70%) AWS Architect
5 24 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
6 22 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 16 (12.12%) Developer
8 14 (10.61%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (8.33%) Azure Architect
10 10 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.79%) Backend Developer
11 5 (3.79%) GCP Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) Network Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) Security Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
13 3 (2.27%) Java Developer
13 3 (2.27%) Migration Architect
13 3 (2.27%) Senior Architect
13 3 (2.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.85%) REST
2 10 (7.58%) Node.js
3 9 (6.82%) React
4 8 (6.06%) RESTful
4 8 (6.06%) Spring
5 6 (4.55%) CSS
5 6 (4.55%) HTML
6 5 (3.79%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.03%) CSS3
7 4 (3.03%) HTML5
7 4 (3.03%) Kafka
8 3 (2.27%) JSON
8 3 (2.27%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.52%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (1.52%) Hystrix
9 2 (1.52%) React Native
9 2 (1.52%) Sensu
9 2 (1.52%) Serverless Framework
9 2 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.97%) Public Cloud
2 10 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.82%) Cloud Native
4 8 (6.06%) Hedge funds
5 7 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.52%) NHS
6 2 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Tandem
7 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.97%) Linux
2 10 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.03%) Unix
3 4 (3.03%) Windows
4 3 (2.27%) CentOS
4 3 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.52%) Alpine Linux
5 2 (1.52%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (1.52%) Android
5 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.42%) DevOps
2 53 (40.15%) Agile
3 40 (30.30%) Infrastructure as Code
4 38 (28.79%) CI/CD
5 31 (23.48%) Migration
6 27 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (19.70%) Microservices
8 21 (15.91%) Scrum
9 17 (12.88%) Software Engineering
10 16 (12.12%) API Design
10 16 (12.12%) SDLC
11 13 (9.85%) Kanban
12 12 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (8.33%) Analytics
13 11 (8.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 10 (7.58%) Data Protection
14 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
14 10 (7.58%) Test Automation
15 9 (6.82%) Information Security
15 9 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.94%) Python
2 22 (16.67%) Java
3 14 (10.61%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.58%) Bash
5 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.55%) SQL
7 5 (3.79%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.03%) Go
9 3 (2.27%) C
9 3 (2.27%) Groovy
9 3 (2.27%) Ruby
10 2 (1.52%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.52%) C#
10 2 (1.52%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.52%) Rust
10 2 (1.52%) VBScript
11 1 (0.76%) Perl
11 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.82%) RHCE
4 6 (4.55%) Degree
5 3 (2.27%) CISSP
5 3 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.52%) CCA
6 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.52%) RHCA
7 1 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.76%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.76%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) GDPR
2 5 (3.79%) QA
3 2 (1.52%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (31.82%) Docker
2 5 (3.79%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 1 (0.76%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 67 (50.76%) Terraform
2 43 (32.58%) Kubernetes
3 14 (10.61%) Ansible
4 7 (5.30%) Puppet
5 5 (3.79%) Consul
5 5 (3.79%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.27%) Grafana
7 2 (1.52%) Kibana
7 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.76%) Istio
8 1 (0.76%) Nessus
8 1 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.27%) Google
3 3 (2.27%) Splunk
4 2 (1.52%) Apple
4 2 (1.52%) Spotify
5 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle
5 1 (0.76%) PagerDuty
5 1 (0.76%) Qualys
5 1 (0.76%) Rapid7
5 1 (0.76%) VMware