Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 377 497 540
Rank change year-on-year +120 +43 +43
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 211 138 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 1.83% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 111 41
London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £499 £463 £425
90th Percentile £708 £800 £663
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 6,267 7,524 7,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.66% 16.40% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,084 4,847 4,748
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 208 155
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +1.19% +9.20%
10th Percentile £12.28 £14.25 £13.33
90th Percentile £60.38 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £36.00 £22.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year +58.24% -21.55% +8.26%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in London

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Certification in London

AWS Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Certification in London over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor 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 17 August 2019. 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 +18 22 £650 +10.64% 19
West London +37 21 £525 +54.41% 1
East London +16 12 £575 - 9
South London +34 7 £588 +6.82% 4
North London 0 3 £700 +27.27%
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 196 (92.89%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (70.62%) DevOps
3 131 (62.09%) Python
4 115 (54.50%) Amazon S3
5 113 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (51.18%) Serverless
7 99 (46.92%) AWS Lambda
8 97 (45.97%) Linux
9 92 (43.60%) Terraform
10 83 (39.34%) Java
11 74 (35.07%) Docker
12 72 (34.12%) Kubernetes
13 69 (32.70%) Jenkins
14 65 (30.81%) Finance
14 65 (30.81%) Amazon EC2
15 62 (29.38%) Amazon RDS
16 58 (27.49%) AWS CloudFormation
16 58 (27.49%) Web Services
17 56 (26.54%) Amazon ECS
18 55 (26.07%) Git (software)
19 49 (23.22%) Artifactory
20 46 (21.80%) CloudFront
21 45 (21.33%) Software Engineering
22 42 (19.91%) Amazon SQS
22 42 (19.91%) Bash Shell
23 40 (18.96%) Ansible
24 38 (18.01%) Opscode Chef
25 37 (17.54%) Windows
26 36 (17.06%) Scrum
26 36 (17.06%) 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 29 (13.74%) Confluence
2 28 (13.27%) Apache Spark
3 15 (7.11%) OpenStack
4 13 (6.16%) IIS
5 7 (3.32%) Apache
5 7 (3.32%) nginx
6 1 (0.47%) Moodle
6 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 196 (92.89%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (54.50%) Amazon S3
3 108 (51.18%) Serverless
4 99 (46.92%) AWS Lambda
5 65 (30.81%) Amazon EC2
6 58 (27.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 56 (26.54%) Amazon ECS
8 46 (21.80%) CloudFront
9 42 (19.91%) Amazon SQS
10 34 (16.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 34 (16.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 28 (13.27%) Amazon Kinesis
12 27 (12.80%) PaaS
13 25 (11.85%) Route 53
14 22 (10.43%) OpenShift
15 20 (9.48%) SaaS
16 18 (8.53%) AWS Fargate
17 16 (7.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 14 (6.64%) GitHub
18 14 (6.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.27%) VPN
2 13 (6.16%) VLAN
3 10 (4.74%) Firewall
4 5 (2.37%) DNS
5 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.42%) Internet
6 3 (1.42%) Multicast
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.47%) NAS
7 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.47%) Network Security
7 1 (0.47%) SAN
7 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (29.38%) Amazon RDS
2 23 (10.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 22 (10.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 18 (8.53%) Amazon Athena
4 18 (8.53%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.27%) Big Data
6 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (0.95%) MySQL
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.47%) HBase
9 1 (0.47%) Impala
9 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 69 (32.70%) Jenkins
2 55 (26.07%) Git (software)
3 49 (23.22%) Artifactory
4 35 (16.59%) JIRA
5 27 (12.80%) GitLab
6 22 (10.43%) RStudio
7 6 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (2.37%) Selenium
8 5 (2.37%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.90%) Maven
10 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.95%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.95%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.95%) Grunt
11 2 (0.95%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.95%) Mocha
11 2 (0.95%) webpack
12 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 65 (30.81%) Finance
2 22 (10.43%) Front Office
3 13 (6.16%) Law
3 13 (6.16%) Legal
4 7 (3.32%) Banking
5 6 (2.84%) Games
6 3 (1.42%) Billing
6 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (37.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (33.65%) AWS Engineer
3 46 (21.80%) AWS DevOps
4 44 (20.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 44 (20.85%) Developer
5 43 (20.38%) Architect
6 40 (18.96%) AWS Developer
7 30 (14.22%) Cloud Architect
8 22 (10.43%) Cloud Engineer
8 22 (10.43%) Lead Developer
8 22 (10.43%) React Developer
9 21 (9.95%) Data Engineer
10 20 (9.48%) AWS Architect
10 20 (9.48%) Python Engineer
11 15 (7.11%) Platform Engineer
12 13 (6.16%) Security Architect
12 13 (6.16%) Senior Developer
13 12 (5.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 11 (5.21%) Angular Developer
14 11 (5.21%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (27.49%) Web Services
2 32 (15.17%) Kafka
3 26 (12.32%) Node.js
4 24 (11.37%) React
5 23 (10.90%) JSON
6 18 (8.53%) J2EE
6 18 (8.53%) Pandas
6 18 (8.53%) PySpark
6 18 (8.53%) pytest
7 13 (6.16%) AngularJS
8 10 (4.74%) OAuth
8 10 (4.74%) Vue.js
9 7 (3.32%) OAuth2
10 4 (1.90%) OpenID
11 3 (1.42%) Middleware
11 3 (1.42%) SAML
11 3 (1.42%) Spring
12 2 (0.95%) CSS
12 2 (0.95%) HTML
12 2 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.43%) Fixed Income
3 21 (9.95%) PKI
4 16 (7.58%) Cloud Native
4 16 (7.58%) Enterprise Cloud
5 9 (4.27%) Analytical Mindset
6 8 (3.79%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.90%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.47%) BYOD
11 1 (0.47%) Clustering
11 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.47%) NHS
11 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (45.97%) Linux
2 37 (17.54%) Windows
3 34 (16.11%) Unix
4 26 (12.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.47%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (70.62%) DevOps
2 113 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (21.33%) Software Engineering
4 36 (17.06%) Scrum
5 32 (15.17%) Microservices
5 32 (15.17%) Open Source
6 31 (14.69%) Computer Science
6 31 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (13.27%) OO
7 28 (13.27%) OOP
8 27 (12.80%) Configuration Management
8 27 (12.80%) Migration
9 24 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (10.90%) Decision-Making
10 23 (10.90%) Risk Management
11 22 (10.43%) Analytics
11 22 (10.43%) Asset Management
12 21 (9.95%) Security Architecture
13 20 (9.48%) TOGAF
14 19 (9.00%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 131 (62.09%) Python
2 83 (39.34%) Java
3 42 (19.91%) Bash Shell
4 31 (14.69%) Ruby
5 24 (11.37%) Perl
6 12 (5.69%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.79%) SQL
8 7 (3.32%) Go
9 6 (2.84%) Groovy
9 6 (2.84%) Scala
10 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.47%) Korn
11 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (17.06%) Security Cleared
2 28 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.53%) RHCE
4 15 (7.11%) CISSP
5 13 (6.16%) IISP
6 6 (2.84%) Degree
7 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.95%) CCNP
8 2 (0.95%) CISA
8 2 (0.95%) CISM
8 2 (0.95%) CISMP
8 2 (0.95%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (0.95%) ISSMP
8 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) MCSE
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.48%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (3.79%) NIST
3 7 (3.32%) SLA
4 3 (1.42%) QA
5 1 (0.47%) COBIT
5 1 (0.47%) GDPR
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 74 (35.07%) Docker
2 17 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) vCloud
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 92 (43.60%) Terraform
2 72 (34.12%) Kubernetes
3 40 (18.96%) Ansible
4 38 (18.01%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (9.00%) Puppet
6 13 (6.16%) CASB
7 11 (5.21%) Suricata
8 10 (4.74%) Consul
9 9 (4.27%) Packer
10 4 (1.90%) SELinux
11 2 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.47%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.47%) Rancher
12 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (16.11%) SAP
2 32 (15.17%) IBM
2 32 (15.17%) IBM Sterling
2 32 (15.17%) Informatica
3 29 (13.74%) Splunk
4 27 (12.80%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.58%) Red Hat
6 15 (7.11%) Qualys
7 14 (6.64%) Atlassian
8 11 (5.21%) Google
9 5 (2.37%) Ping Identity
9 5 (2.37%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.37%) Sparx
10 4 (1.90%) VMware
11 2 (0.95%) Cisco
11 2 (0.95%) Citrix
11 2 (0.95%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle
12 1 (0.47%) Tableau
12 1 (0.47%) Talend