Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 332 404 438
Rank change year-on-year +72 +34 +67
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 86 82 183
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 1.59% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 105
Median daily rate £550 £629 £605
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.52% +3.93% +10.00%
10th Percentile £450 £525 £494
90th Percentile £688 £700 £825
England median daily rate £550 £600 £600
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 3,709 5,149 7,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.91% 18.30% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,594 3,621 4,756
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £675 £675 £680
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 82 128
Median hourly rate £37.72 £37.35 £22.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.98% +66.80% +6.63%
10th Percentile £17.75 £18.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +29.03% +12.73% +11.97%

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 February 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 27 February 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 +78 13 £550 -12.00% 9
AWS Certification
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 74 (86.05%) AWS
2 40 (46.51%) Python
3 33 (38.37%) DevOps
4 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (31.40%) Jenkins
6 25 (29.07%) Amazon S3
6 25 (29.07%) Java
7 24 (27.91%) Terraform
8 23 (26.74%) AWS Lambda
8 23 (26.74%) Serverless
9 21 (24.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (24.42%) Docker
10 20 (23.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (22.09%) Kubernetes
11 19 (22.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
11 19 (22.09%) Security Cleared
12 18 (20.93%) Scrum
12 18 (20.93%) Linux
12 18 (20.93%) Ansible
12 18 (20.93%) Amazon ECS
13 16 (18.60%) Microservices
13 16 (18.60%) SQL
13 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (17.44%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (17.44%) Apache Spark
14 15 (17.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (16.28%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (16.28%) R
15 14 (16.28%) Hadoop

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 15 (17.44%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.81%) Confluence
2 5 (5.81%) Jupyter
3 3 (3.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 74 (86.05%) AWS
2 25 (29.07%) Amazon S3
3 23 (26.74%) AWS Lambda
3 23 (26.74%) Serverless
4 21 (24.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (23.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 18 (20.93%) Amazon ECS
7 15 (17.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (16.28%) Amazon SQS
9 13 (15.12%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (13.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 12 (13.95%) Amazon Kinesis
11 11 (12.79%) PaaS
12 10 (11.63%) AWS Step Functions
12 10 (11.63%) GCP
13 9 (10.47%) Amazon EKS
14 8 (9.30%) Azure
14 8 (9.30%) Route 53
14 8 (9.30%) SaaS
15 7 (8.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Network Security
1 5 (5.81%) VPN
2 4 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 15 (17.44%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (16.28%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (16.28%) Hadoop
4 13 (15.12%) Big Data
4 13 (15.12%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (13.95%) MySQL
6 11 (12.79%) Amazon Athena
6 11 (12.79%) Apache Hive
7 10 (11.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
9 8 (9.30%) Redis
10 7 (8.14%) Data Lake
10 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
11 6 (6.98%) Amazon Aurora
11 6 (6.98%) Redshift Spectrum
12 5 (5.81%) RDBMS
12 5 (5.81%) Spark SQL
13 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
13 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (31.40%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.47%) JIRA
3 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.81%) JUnit
4 5 (5.81%) Mockito
5 4 (4.65%) Gradle
6 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Public Sector
3 7 (8.14%) Banking
4 6 (6.98%) Advertising
5 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) AWS Engineer
2 21 (24.42%) Developer
3 17 (19.77%) Data Engineer
4 16 (18.60%) Architect
5 15 (17.44%) AWS Developer
6 14 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (13.95%) Java Developer
8 11 (12.79%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (9.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (6.98%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (5.81%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (5.81%) Lead Architect
11 5 (5.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 4 (4.65%) AWS Architect
12 4 (4.65%) Lead Cloud Architect
12 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
13 3 (3.49%) DevSecOps Engineer
13 3 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Information Architect
13 3 (3.49%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) Spring
2 12 (13.95%) Spring Boot
3 10 (11.63%) Kafka
4 9 (10.47%) HTML
5 8 (9.30%) JSON
5 8 (9.30%) Node.js
5 8 (9.30%) REST
6 7 (8.14%) React
7 6 (6.98%) .NET
7 6 (6.98%) HTML5
7 6 (6.98%) Lambda Expressions
7 6 (6.98%) XML
8 5 (5.81%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (5.81%) JMS
8 5 (5.81%) JSON Schema
8 5 (5.81%) Redux
8 5 (5.81%) XSD
9 4 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (4.65%) YAML
10 3 (3.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Clustering
2 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.98%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) CentOS
2 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.33%) Unix
2 2 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) DevOps
2 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.93%) Scrum
4 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (18.60%) Microservices
5 12 (13.95%) Analytics
6 11 (12.79%) Migration
7 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure as Code
7 10 (11.63%) Machine Learning
7 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (10.47%) ETL
8 9 (10.47%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (9.30%) Fintech
10 7 (8.14%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (8.14%) Data Engineering
10 7 (8.14%) Multithreaded Programming
10 7 (8.14%) Multithreading
10 7 (8.14%) OO
10 7 (8.14%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (46.51%) Python
2 25 (29.07%) Java
3 16 (18.60%) SQL
4 14 (16.28%) R
5 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.95%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.98%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.49%) Go
9 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.16%) C#
10 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
1 19 (22.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) CISSP
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) CSSLP
5 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (24.42%) Docker
2 5 (5.81%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 3 (3.49%) HDFS
4 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (27.91%) Terraform
2 19 (22.09%) Kubernetes
3 18 (20.93%) Ansible
4 6 (6.98%) Consul
4 6 (6.98%) Grafana
5 5 (5.81%) Prometheus
6 3 (3.49%) Puppet
7 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
1 4 (4.65%) F5
1 4 (4.65%) Hortonworks
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle
1 4 (4.65%) Palo Alto
1 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) Teradata
2 3 (3.49%) Vertica
3 2 (2.33%) Google
3 2 (2.33%) SAP
3 2 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.16%) Centrify
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix
4 1 (1.16%) Informatica
4 1 (1.16%) Planview