Period
to 12 May 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 12 May 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
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 346 377 425
Rank change year-on-year +31 +48 +58
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 122 56 189
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 1.38% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 43 126
10th Percentile £420 £525 £494
25th Percentile £469 £563 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £558 £625 £600
Median % change year-on-year -10.80% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £638 £675 £700
90th Percentile £688 £768 £813
England median daily rate £558 £575 £575
% change year-on-year -3.04% - +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £90.00
England median hourly rate - - £90.00

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 4,188 4,067 6,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.77% 19.32% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,872 2,774 4,444
10th Percentile £332 £300 £305
25th Percentile £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £503
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -0.50% +0.50%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £654 £689
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 65 101
10th Percentile £16.19 £16.45 £15.00
25th Percentile £24.56 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate £36.50 £33.68 £31.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.39% +8.63% +47.62%
75th Percentile £49.07 £47.83 £47.25
90th Percentile £59.88 £52.70 £53.75
England median hourly rate £38.92 £27.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +41.53% -5.17% +28.89%

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 12 May 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 12 May 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 +38 18 £563 -7.41% 6
West London +17 2 - -
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 12 May 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.

1 110 (90.16%) AWS
2 42 (34.43%) Serverless
3 41 (33.61%) AWS Lambda
3 41 (33.61%) DevOps
4 40 (32.79%) Amazon S3
5 39 (31.97%) Python
6 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (27.05%) Java
8 32 (26.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (22.95%) Terraform
10 27 (22.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 27 (22.13%) Microservices
11 26 (21.31%) Jenkins
12 23 (18.85%) Docker
13 22 (18.03%) Azure
14 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
14 21 (17.21%) Social Skills
15 20 (16.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 20 (16.39%) Amazon ECS
15 20 (16.39%) Amazon EC2
16 19 (15.57%) Ansible
17 18 (14.75%) Amazon RDS
17 18 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
17 18 (14.75%) SQL
17 18 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (13.93%) Amazon SQS
18 17 (13.93%) Kubernetes
19 16 (13.11%) Software Engineering
20 15 (12.30%) Spring

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 10 (8.20%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.64%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.82%) Apache
3 1 (0.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Magento
1 1 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 110 (90.16%) AWS
2 42 (34.43%) Serverless
3 41 (33.61%) AWS Lambda
4 40 (32.79%) Amazon S3
5 32 (26.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (18.03%) Azure
7 20 (16.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 20 (16.39%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (16.39%) Amazon ECS
8 17 (13.93%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (12.30%) GitHub
9 15 (12.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (9.84%) CloudFront
11 11 (9.02%) Amazon EKS
11 11 (9.02%) GCP
11 11 (9.02%) SaaS
12 10 (8.20%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (8.20%) PaaS
13 9 (7.38%) Amazon Cognito
14 8 (6.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) DNS
1 5 (4.10%) VPN
2 4 (3.28%) Network Security
3 3 (2.46%) Internet
3 3 (2.46%) IPv4
4 2 (1.64%) Firewall
4 2 (1.64%) OSPF
4 2 (1.64%) SSL
4 2 (1.64%) VLAN
5 1 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 18 (14.75%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (8.20%) Amazon Athena
4 9 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.38%) MySQL
5 8 (6.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (6.56%) Big Data
5 8 (6.56%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.10%) Apache Hive
7 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.10%) Redis
7 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.46%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.46%) Presto
8 3 (2.46%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 26 (21.31%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.66%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.56%) JIRA
4 5 (4.10%) Gradle
4 5 (4.10%) JUnit
5 4 (3.28%) Mockito
5 4 (3.28%) Postman
6 2 (1.64%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.64%) JMeter
6 2 (1.64%) Selenium
6 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.82%) Mocha
7 1 (0.82%) Subversion
7 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (17.21%) Social Skills
2 13 (10.66%) Finance
3 11 (9.02%) Banking
4 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.28%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (2.46%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (2.46%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.64%) Advertising
8 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.82%) Back Office
9 1 (0.82%) Law
9 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (31.15%) AWS Engineer
2 28 (22.95%) Architect
3 21 (17.21%) Developer
4 20 (16.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (14.75%) Data Engineer
6 17 (13.93%) AWS Developer
7 15 (12.30%) AWS DevOps
7 15 (12.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 13 (10.66%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (9.84%) Java Developer
10 11 (9.02%) AWS Architect
11 10 (8.20%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (6.56%) Cloud Consultant
12 8 (6.56%) Consultant
13 7 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (5.74%) Technical Architect
14 6 (4.92%) Migration Engineer
14 6 (4.92%) Security Engineer
15 5 (4.10%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 4 (3.28%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.30%) Spring
2 13 (10.66%) Node.js
3 12 (9.84%) REST
3 12 (9.84%) Spring Boot
4 11 (9.02%) React
5 10 (8.20%) Kafka
5 10 (8.20%) Web Services
6 8 (6.56%) .NET
6 8 (6.56%) HTML
7 7 (5.74%) JSON
7 7 (5.74%) Lambda Expressions
7 7 (5.74%) XML
8 6 (4.92%) HTML5
9 5 (4.10%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (4.10%) Redux
10 4 (3.28%) YAML
11 3 (2.46%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (2.46%) JSON Schema
11 3 (2.46%) RESTful
11 3 (2.46%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.56%) Clustering
3 7 (5.74%) Data Structures
3 7 (5.74%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.92%) User Experience
5 4 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.46%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.64%) Social Media
8 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.82%) Blog
8 1 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.82%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Linux
2 12 (9.84%) Windows
3 7 (5.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.28%) CentOS
4 4 (3.28%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.64%) Unix
5 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.82%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.61%) DevOps
2 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (22.13%) Microservices
4 18 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 14 (11.48%) Migration
6 14 (11.48%) Scrum
7 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure as Code
8 12 (9.84%) OO
9 11 (9.02%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 9 (7.38%) Analytics
10 9 (7.38%) Data Engineering
10 9 (7.38%) ITIL
10 9 (7.38%) Open Source
11 8 (6.56%) Data Migration
11 8 (6.56%) High Availability
11 8 (6.56%) Multithreading
11 8 (6.56%) Scalability Testing
11 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.97%) Python
2 33 (27.05%) Java
3 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.75%) SQL
4 11 (9.02%) Bash Shell
4 11 (9.02%) PowerShell
5 10 (8.20%) Go
6 8 (6.56%) TypeScript
7 7 (5.74%) C#
7 7 (5.74%) R
8 4 (3.28%) C++
8 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.82%) Java 8
9 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) CISSP
4 4 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (3.28%) CRISC
4 4 (3.28%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.46%) Degree
6 2 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.28%) NIST
2 4 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (18.85%) Docker
2 6 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.46%) HDFS
5 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (22.95%) Terraform
2 19 (15.57%) Ansible
3 17 (13.93%) Kubernetes
4 7 (5.74%) Puppet
5 4 (3.28%) Grafana
5 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.46%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.64%) Nagios
7 2 (1.64%) Packer
7 2 (1.64%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.82%) Consul
8 1 (0.82%) Graylog
Vendors
1 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.38%) Google
3 8 (6.56%) VMware
4 4 (3.28%) Centrify
4 4 (3.28%) Citrix
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) SAP
4 4 (3.28%) Splunk
5 3 (2.46%) Teradata
5 3 (2.46%) Vertica
6 2 (1.64%) New Relic
7 1 (0.82%) Avaya
7 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco
7 1 (0.82%) Genesys
7 1 (0.82%) Informatica
7 1 (0.82%) Planview
7 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.82%) Verint
7 1 (0.82%) WorldPay