Period
to 27 January 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 197 289 368
Rank change year-on-year +92 +79 +50
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 406 397 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.36% 0.91% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.96% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 353 254
London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £463 £445 £402
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £80.50

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 27,821 41,458 43,931
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.51% 94.70% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,848 29,768 31,969
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £463 £468 £450
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 572 587
London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.07 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.19% +5.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.88 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.95 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year +1.34% +1.91% -0.81%

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Developer in London

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Developer in London

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Developer in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Contractor 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 27 January 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 +18 76 £550 - 22
South London +41 28 £575 +17.95% 1
West London +33 8 £535 -2.73% 8
North London +15 2 £525 -
East London -2 1 £525 -12.50% 5
AWS Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 314 (77.34%) AWS
2 234 (57.64%) Java
3 215 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (41.13%) Web Services
5 155 (38.18%) Microservices
6 151 (37.19%) Python
7 143 (35.22%) Software Engineering
8 134 (33.00%) Finance
9 116 (28.57%) Asset Management
10 111 (27.34%) Docker
11 109 (26.85%) TDD
12 105 (25.86%) DevOps
13 103 (25.37%) Serverless
14 99 (24.38%) Front Office
15 98 (24.14%) Kubernetes
16 97 (23.89%) Fixed Income
16 97 (23.89%) JavaScript
17 92 (22.66%) AWS Lambda
18 83 (20.44%) SQL
19 76 (18.72%) J2EE
19 76 (18.72%) Derivative
20 74 (18.23%) R
21 73 (17.98%) Java 8
22 69 (17.00%) Spring
23 68 (16.75%) PostgreSQL
24 65 (16.01%) Node.js
25 59 (14.53%) Amazon S3
26 57 (14.04%) Equities
26 57 (14.04%) Relational Database
27 56 (13.79%) C#

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 18 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.96%) Apache
3 9 (2.22%) Confluence
4 6 (1.48%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.48%) nginx
5 3 (0.74%) CMS
6 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 26 (6.40%) FINCAD Analytics
2 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 314 (77.34%) AWS
2 103 (25.37%) Serverless
3 92 (22.66%) AWS Lambda
4 59 (14.53%) Amazon S3
5 53 (13.05%) Azure
5 53 (13.05%) GCP
6 52 (12.81%) Amazon ECS
6 52 (12.81%) Amazon SQS
7 43 (10.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 42 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
9 41 (10.10%) OpenShift
10 28 (6.90%) AWS Step Functions
11 13 (3.20%) Amazon Cognito
11 13 (3.20%) GitHub
12 7 (1.72%) Slack
13 6 (1.48%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (1.23%) PaaS
14 5 (1.23%) SaaS
15 4 (0.99%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.74%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.23%) HTTP
2 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.25%) DSL
3 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.75%) PostgreSQL
2 57 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 54 (13.30%) Amazon Redshift
4 53 (13.05%) NoSQL
5 51 (12.56%) Amazon RDS
6 42 (10.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 42 (10.34%) RDBMS
7 41 (10.10%) Amazon Aurora
8 34 (8.37%) Amazon Athena
9 27 (6.65%) MySQL
10 24 (5.91%) MongoDB
11 21 (5.17%) Redis
12 15 (3.69%) SQL Server
13 14 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (3.45%) HBase
13 14 (3.45%) Neo4j
14 13 (3.20%) MariaDB
15 12 (2.96%) Couchbase
15 12 (2.96%) DB2
16 11 (2.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 46 (11.33%) Jenkins
2 42 (10.34%) RStudio
3 39 (9.61%) Artifactory
4 34 (8.37%) Git (software)
5 20 (4.93%) TeamCity
6 19 (4.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (4.43%) JUnit
8 15 (3.69%) Mockito
9 14 (3.45%) Cucumber
10 11 (2.71%) Maven
11 10 (2.46%) JIRA
12 8 (1.97%) CircleCI
13 6 (1.48%) Gradle
13 6 (1.48%) Travis CI
14 5 (1.23%) GitLab
14 5 (1.23%) Jasmine
15 4 (0.99%) Babel
15 4 (0.99%) Mocha
15 4 (0.99%) webpack
16 3 (0.74%) TestNG
General
1 134 (33.00%) Finance
2 99 (24.38%) Front Office
3 48 (11.82%) Banking
4 9 (2.22%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.97%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.99%) Marketing
7 3 (0.74%) Law
7 3 (0.74%) Publishing
7 3 (0.74%) Retail
8 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (41.13%) Web Services
2 76 (18.72%) J2EE
3 69 (17.00%) Spring
4 65 (16.01%) Node.js
5 55 (13.55%) REST
6 50 (12.32%) AngularJS
6 50 (12.32%) React
7 44 (10.84%) Spring Boot
8 43 (10.59%) Kafka
9 39 (9.61%) J2SE
10 37 (9.11%) .NET
11 24 (5.91%) GraphQL
12 22 (5.42%) Vue.js
13 21 (5.17%) .NET Core
13 21 (5.17%) RESTful
14 20 (4.93%) Angular 2
14 20 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (4.93%) SOAP
15 19 (4.68%) CSS
16 18 (4.43%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 97 (23.89%) Fixed Income
2 76 (18.72%) Derivative
3 57 (14.04%) Equities
4 54 (13.30%) Greenfield Project
5 53 (13.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 43 (10.59%) Hedge funds
7 26 (6.40%) Equity Derivative
8 21 (5.17%) Public Cloud
9 20 (4.93%) Blog
10 12 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (2.96%) Market Risk
11 11 (2.71%) Pricing Data
12 7 (1.72%) User Experience
13 6 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.48%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.48%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.23%) Smart Home
15 4 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
16 3 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
16 3 (0.74%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.20%) Linux
2 3 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.25%) Android
4 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.25%) Unix
4 1 (0.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (38.18%) Microservices
3 143 (35.22%) Software Engineering
4 116 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 109 (26.85%) TDD
6 105 (25.86%) DevOps
7 54 (13.30%) Analytics
8 47 (11.58%) BDD
8 47 (11.58%) Decision-Making
9 31 (7.64%) Scrum
10 27 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (6.65%) Investment Management
11 26 (6.40%) Risk Analytics
12 23 (5.67%) Test Automation
13 21 (5.17%) MVC
14 20 (4.93%) API Development
14 20 (4.93%) Kanban
15 19 (4.68%) Unit Testing
16 18 (4.43%) Quantitative Analysis
17 17 (4.19%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 234 (57.64%) Java
2 151 (37.19%) Python
3 97 (23.89%) JavaScript
4 83 (20.44%) SQL
5 74 (18.23%) R
6 73 (17.98%) Java 8
7 56 (13.79%) C#
8 22 (5.42%) TypeScript
9 19 (4.68%) Kotlin
10 18 (4.43%) Scala
11 15 (3.69%) C++
11 15 (3.69%) Ruby
12 12 (2.96%) PHP
13 11 (2.71%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.97%) Go
15 7 (1.72%) ES6
15 7 (1.72%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.99%) Groovy
17 3 (0.74%) Perl
17 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 43 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.71%) Degree
4 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.22%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 111 (27.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 98 (24.14%) Kubernetes
2 55 (13.55%) Terraform
3 6 (1.48%) Grafana
4 5 (1.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.25%) Fluentd
5 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.25%) Packer
5 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (8.62%) Oracle
2 25 (6.16%) Google
3 23 (5.67%) Sybase
4 10 (2.46%) Tableau
5 7 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.48%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.99%) Facebook
7 4 (0.99%) WSO2
7 4 (0.99%) Zend
8 3 (0.74%) PayPal
9 1 (0.25%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.25%) Apiary
9 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.25%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.25%) Criteo
9 1 (0.25%) Informatica
9 1 (0.25%) Mercator
9 1 (0.25%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.25%) Okta
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat