Period
to 20 September 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

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.

Amazon Web Services Developer
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 232 312
Rank change year-on-year +128 +80 +40
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 326 450 371
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.48% 1.16% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.23% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 259 309
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £475 £441 £425
90th Percentile £763 £700 £664
England median daily rate £575 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £75.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £75.00
% change year-on-year +159.26% -82.00% -

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 12,058 36,521 43,453
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.86% 94.05% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,145 26,136 31,396
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £713 £677 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 486 606
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +8.43% -7.77%
10th Percentile £17.98 £12.35 £13.00
90th Percentile £54.50 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.30
% change year-on-year +50.00% +9.29% -2.14%

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Developer in London

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for AWS Developer in London

AWS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Developer in London over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Developer in London

AWS Developer
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 Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2020. 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 +84 16 £525 -4.55% 7
South London +33 1 - - 1
AWS Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, AWS Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 Developer in the job title.

1 296 (90.80%) AWS
2 250 (76.69%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (76.07%) Finance
4 242 (74.23%) Java
5 227 (69.63%) Web Services
5 227 (69.63%) Software Engineering
6 221 (67.79%) Asset Management
7 193 (59.20%) Python
8 168 (51.53%) DevOps
9 165 (50.61%) Front Office
10 160 (49.08%) Fixed Income
11 156 (47.85%) Derivative
11 156 (47.85%) Hedge funds
12 150 (46.01%) Investment Management
13 148 (45.40%) Banking
14 141 (43.25%) Equities
14 141 (43.25%) JavaScript
15 128 (39.26%) Microservices
16 127 (38.96%) Azure
17 123 (37.73%) React
18 121 (37.12%) AngularJS
19 120 (36.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 119 (36.50%) Google
20 119 (36.50%) GCP
21 112 (34.36%) Vue.js
22 96 (29.45%) Decision-Making
23 93 (28.53%) Investment Banking
24 87 (26.69%) Kubernetes
25 85 (26.07%) Business Analysis
26 81 (24.85%) Docker

AWS Developer 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 31 (9.51%) Apache
2 6 (1.84%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.92%) Confluence
4 1 (0.31%) JBoss
4 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 296 (90.80%) AWS
2 127 (38.96%) Azure
3 119 (36.50%) GCP
4 78 (23.93%) Serverless
5 75 (23.01%) AWS Lambda
6 59 (18.10%) Amazon ECS
7 37 (11.35%) Amazon S3
8 33 (10.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 32 (9.82%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (9.20%) Apigee
11 26 (7.98%) Amazon SQS
11 26 (7.98%) OpenShift
12 8 (2.45%) Amazon Cognito
12 8 (2.45%) AWS Step Functions
13 6 (1.84%) Amazon EKS
13 6 (1.84%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (1.84%) SaaS
14 5 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (1.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.61%) Internet
1 2 (0.61%) Skype
2 1 (0.31%) DNS
2 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.31%) OpenVPN
2 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (16.87%) Amazon Redshift
2 54 (16.56%) SQL Server
3 53 (16.26%) PostgreSQL
4 52 (15.95%) MySQL
5 42 (12.88%) Amazon RDS
6 34 (10.43%) Relational Database
7 32 (9.82%) Amazon Aurora
8 29 (8.90%) RDBMS
9 23 (7.06%) NoSQL
10 12 (3.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (3.68%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.15%) Big Data
12 6 (1.84%) Redis
13 5 (1.53%) Amazon Athena
14 4 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.23%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.23%) KDB
15 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (23.01%) RStudio
2 68 (20.86%) Jenkins
3 52 (15.95%) Artifactory
4 35 (10.74%) GitLab
5 11 (3.37%) Maven
6 10 (3.07%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.45%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.23%) JUnit
8 4 (1.23%) Postman
8 4 (1.23%) Selenium
9 3 (0.92%) JIRA
9 3 (0.92%) Mockito
10 2 (0.61%) Babel
10 2 (0.61%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.61%) Cypress.io
10 2 (0.61%) Gradle
10 2 (0.61%) Hudson
10 2 (0.61%) webpack
11 1 (0.31%) Codeship
11 1 (0.31%) Pylint
General
1 248 (76.07%) Finance
2 165 (50.61%) Front Office
3 148 (45.40%) Banking
4 93 (28.53%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.45%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.53%) Retail
7 4 (1.23%) Electronics
7 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.23%) Marketing
7 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.92%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (69.63%) Web Services
2 123 (37.73%) React
3 121 (37.12%) AngularJS
4 112 (34.36%) Vue.js
5 60 (18.40%) gRPC
6 57 (17.48%) J2EE
7 43 (13.19%) Node.js
8 40 (12.27%) Spring
9 36 (11.04%) J2SE
10 34 (10.43%) Swagger
11 33 (10.12%) .NET
12 30 (9.20%) OAuth
13 26 (7.98%) .NET Core
13 26 (7.98%) ASP.NET
14 22 (6.75%) REST
15 19 (5.83%) ASP.NET Core
16 18 (5.52%) Spring Boot
17 17 (5.21%) Dropwizard
18 16 (4.91%) Protocol Buffers
19 15 (4.60%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 160 (49.08%) Fixed Income
2 156 (47.85%) Derivative
2 156 (47.85%) Hedge funds
3 141 (43.25%) Equities
4 120 (36.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 60 (18.40%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (4.60%) Cloud Native
7 15 (4.60%) Reference Data
8 14 (4.29%) Pricing Data
9 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.92%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.92%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Clustering
12 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.60%) Linux
2 3 (0.92%) Android
2 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.92%) Unix
3 2 (0.61%) Windows
4 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (76.69%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (69.63%) Software Engineering
3 221 (67.79%) Asset Management
4 168 (51.53%) DevOps
5 150 (46.01%) Investment Management
6 128 (39.26%) Microservices
7 96 (29.45%) Decision-Making
8 85 (26.07%) Business Analysis
9 79 (24.23%) Portfolio Management
10 41 (12.58%) Front End Development
11 39 (11.96%) Fintech
12 32 (9.82%) TDD
13 30 (9.20%) Deployment Automation
14 25 (7.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 19 (5.83%) Migration
16 17 (5.21%) Analytics
17 14 (4.29%) Data Management
17 14 (4.29%) Enterprise Data Management
17 14 (4.29%) Pair Programming
18 12 (3.68%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 242 (74.23%) Java
2 193 (59.20%) Python
3 141 (43.25%) JavaScript
4 79 (24.23%) SQL
5 38 (11.66%) R
6 33 (10.12%) C#
7 17 (5.21%) Java 8
8 16 (4.91%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.84%) Scala
10 5 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.23%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.61%) C++
12 2 (0.61%) Go
12 2 (0.61%) Groovy
12 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.31%) F#
13 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.92%) Degree
4 2 (0.61%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.99%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.92%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
System Software
1 81 (24.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 87 (26.69%) Kubernetes
2 37 (11.35%) Terraform
3 3 (0.92%) Kibana
4 2 (0.61%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.31%) linkerd
5 1 (0.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 119 (36.50%) Google
2 49 (15.03%) Oracle
3 14 (4.29%) Sybase
4 12 (3.68%) Bloomberg
5 6 (1.84%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.23%) SAP
7 2 (0.61%) Splunk
8 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.31%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.31%) MarketAxess
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat