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The median contractor rate for an AWS Data Engineer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Data Engineer - Amazon Web Services
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 529 463 348
Rank change year-on-year -66 -115 +138
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Data Engineer 75 66 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 51 34
10th Percentile £425 £463 -
25th Percentile £513 £501 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £540 £525
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -6.67%
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £745 £660 £671
England median daily rate £591 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +12.48% - -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 36,708 28,979 13,722
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.79% 92.93% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,875 20,847 9,843
10th Percentile £375 £353 £313
25th Percentile £475 £444 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £540 £513
Median % change year-on-year +6.48% +5.37% +2.50%
75th Percentile £688 £644 £613
90th Percentile £788 £725 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 289 159
10th Percentile £16.00 £14.10 £15.20
25th Percentile £21.00 £19.93 £20.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -15.49% +77.50%
75th Percentile £55.44 £50.02 £47.83
90th Percentile £72.25 £65.90 £61.60
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.56 £20.90
% change year-on-year +27.81% -6.41% +10.00%

AWS Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured AWS Data Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Data Engineer in London

AWS Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Data Engineer in London.

Daily rate trend for AWS Data Engineer in London

AWS Data Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Data Engineer in London over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Data Engineer in London

AWS Data Engineer
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 Data Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 16 August 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 -19 6 £569 -20.18% 3
West London - 2 £568 -
East London - 1 £600 -
AWS Data Engineer
England

AWS Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, AWS Data Engineer contract jobs required 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 featuring AWS Data Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (76.00%) Python
2 54 (72.00%) AWS
3 39 (52.00%) SQL
4 29 (38.67%) PySpark
5 27 (36.00%) DevOps
6 26 (34.67%) Agile
7 25 (33.33%) Amazon S3
8 24 (32.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 24 (32.00%) Data Engineering
9 23 (30.67%) ETL
10 22 (29.33%) AWS Lambda
10 22 (29.33%) Serverless
11 20 (26.67%) Apache Spark
12 19 (25.33%) Machine Learning
12 19 (25.33%) Snowflake
13 18 (24.00%) Data Science
14 16 (21.33%) Data Pipeline
15 15 (20.00%) Big Data
15 15 (20.00%) Analytics
16 13 (17.33%) Relational Database
16 13 (17.33%) RDBMS
16 13 (17.33%) Migration
16 13 (17.33%) AWS Step Functions
17 12 (16.00%) Scala
18 11 (14.67%) Pandas
18 11 (14.67%) Kafka
18 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
18 11 (14.67%) DataOps
18 11 (14.67%) Terraform
18 11 (14.67%) Spark SQL

AWS Data Engineer Skill Set
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 20 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 10 (13.33%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 54 (72.00%) AWS
2 25 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 22 (29.33%) AWS Lambda
3 22 (29.33%) Serverless
4 19 (25.33%) Snowflake
5 13 (17.33%) AWS Step Functions
6 9 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (12.00%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (8.00%) Azure
7 6 (8.00%) GCP
8 4 (5.33%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (5.33%) dbt
8 4 (5.33%) Power Platform
9 3 (4.00%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (2.67%) Amazon SageMaker
10 2 (2.67%) GitHub
10 2 (2.67%) GitHub Actions
10 2 (2.67%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
1 1 (1.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 15 (20.00%) Big Data
3 13 (17.33%) RDBMS
3 13 (17.33%) Relational Database
4 11 (14.67%) Spark SQL
5 10 (13.33%) Data Lake
5 10 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (12.00%) Hadoop
6 9 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (10.67%) Amazon Athena
8 7 (9.33%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (6.67%) Tableau
10 4 (5.33%) BigQuery
10 4 (5.33%) Metadata
10 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
10 4 (5.33%) MySQL
10 4 (5.33%) Power BI
11 3 (4.00%) Apache Hive
11 3 (4.00%) Presto
11 3 (4.00%) Redshift Spectrum
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) ER Studio
3 2 (2.67%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.67%) Deequ
4 1 (1.33%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.33%) GoCD
4 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Marketing
2 6 (8.00%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.33%) Social Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Law
6 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.33%) Front Office
7 1 (1.33%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.67%) PySpark
2 11 (14.67%) Kafka
2 11 (14.67%) Pandas
3 2 (2.67%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) JSON
3 2 (2.67%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.33%) FastAPI
4 1 (1.33%) Flask
4 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Legacy Systems
2 2 (2.67%) Life Science
2 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.33%) Equities
3 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.33%) IoT
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) DevOps
2 26 (34.67%) Agile
3 24 (32.00%) Data Engineering
4 23 (30.67%) ETL
5 19 (25.33%) Machine Learning
6 18 (24.00%) Data Science
7 16 (21.33%) Data Pipeline
8 15 (20.00%) Analytics
9 13 (17.33%) Migration
10 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
10 11 (14.67%) DataOps
11 8 (10.67%) Investment Management
12 7 (9.33%) Data Governance
12 7 (9.33%) Visualisation
13 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (8.00%) CI/CD
13 6 (8.00%) Data Architecture
14 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
14 4 (5.33%) Data Ingestion
14 4 (5.33%) Data Munging
Programming Languages
1 57 (76.00%) Python
2 39 (52.00%) SQL
3 12 (16.00%) Scala
4 6 (8.00%) Java
5 5 (6.67%) R
6 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.67%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.33%) Bash
8 1 (1.33%) Clojure
8 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Terraform
2 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Google
2 3 (4.00%) Databricks
2 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Remedy
4 1 (1.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.33%) Informatica
4 1 (1.33%) SAP