Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 339 380 478
Rank change year-on-year +41 +98 +64
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 320 200 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.53% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 180 115
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £405 £408 £413
90th Percentile £638 £625 £656
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £75.00 - -
England median hourly rate £77.75 - -

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 42,745 38,052 41,688
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.07% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,908 27,079 30,053
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 661 495 519
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +15.79% -4.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.70 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.69 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% -4.14% +11.43%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 -39 59 £525 -2.14% 18
East London -12 8 £575 +21.05% 3
South London - 6 £410 -
West London -28 5 £575 +23.66% 11
AWS Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 241 (75.31%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (52.50%) Java
4 123 (38.44%) TDD
5 102 (31.88%) Microservices
6 96 (30.00%) DevOps
7 91 (28.44%) Web Services
8 88 (27.50%) Docker
9 79 (24.69%) Finance
10 78 (24.38%) JavaScript
11 66 (20.63%) React
12 65 (20.31%) Jenkins
12 65 (20.31%) Spring
13 64 (20.00%) BDD
14 60 (18.75%) Python
15 55 (17.19%) SQL
16 53 (16.56%) Software Engineering
17 52 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (16.25%) Node.js
18 51 (15.94%) Terraform
19 50 (15.63%) REST
19 50 (15.63%) Scrum
20 48 (15.00%) Java 8
21 47 (14.69%) .NET
22 45 (14.06%) C#
23 43 (13.44%) Serverless
24 42 (13.13%) Pair Programming
25 41 (12.81%) AngularJS
26 36 (11.25%) NoSQL
26 36 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure

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 27 (8.44%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.75%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.19%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.88%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.88%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.25%) Mule
7 3 (0.94%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.94%) CMS
7 3 (0.94%) Confluence
7 3 (0.94%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.94%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.94%) Jetty
8 2 (0.63%) Apache
8 2 (0.63%) Gunicorn
8 2 (0.63%) JBoss
8 2 (0.63%) Luigi
8 2 (0.63%) nginx
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Eagle PACE
1 8 (2.50%) Front Arena
1 8 (2.50%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 241 (75.31%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (13.44%) Serverless
3 36 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (10.63%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (5.31%) Amazon S3
6 12 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (2.50%) GitHub
9 7 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.25%) IaaS
12 3 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.94%) PaaS
12 3 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.63%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.63%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.25%) Internet
1 4 (1.25%) SMS
2 2 (0.63%) DKIM
2 2 (0.63%) DMARC
2 2 (0.63%) MQTT
3 1 (0.31%) FTP
3 1 (0.31%) HTTP
3 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.25%) NoSQL
2 35 (10.94%) MySQL
3 30 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (5.94%) Big Data
4 19 (5.94%) SQL Server
5 18 (5.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 18 (5.63%) MongoDB
6 17 (5.31%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 9 (2.81%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.50%) Redis
10 7 (2.19%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.56%) Blockchain
12 5 (1.56%) HBase
13 4 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (1.25%) Riak
13 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (20.31%) Jenkins
2 31 (9.69%) Git (software)
3 28 (8.75%) Maven
4 26 (8.13%) TeamCity
5 17 (5.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (3.75%) webpack
7 11 (3.44%) MSBuild
7 11 (3.44%) Selenium
8 10 (3.13%) NUnit
8 10 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (2.50%) Babel
10 7 (2.19%) JIRA
10 7 (2.19%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.88%) MSTest
11 6 (1.88%) Subversion
12 5 (1.56%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.56%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 79 (24.69%) Finance
2 35 (10.94%) Banking
3 22 (6.88%) Front Office
4 10 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.19%) Marketing
7 6 (1.88%) Retail
8 4 (1.25%) Games
9 3 (0.94%) Electronics
9 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (28.44%) Web Services
2 66 (20.63%) React
3 65 (20.31%) Spring
4 52 (16.25%) Node.js
5 50 (15.63%) REST
6 47 (14.69%) .NET
7 41 (12.81%) AngularJS
8 33 (10.31%) CSS
8 33 (10.31%) HTML
9 31 (9.69%) J2EE
10 30 (9.38%) Hibernate
11 27 (8.44%) Kafka
11 27 (8.44%) RESTful
12 24 (7.50%) Spring Boot
13 21 (6.56%) HTML5
14 19 (5.94%) J2SE
15 18 (5.63%) .NET Core
15 18 (5.63%) SOAP
16 17 (5.31%) CSS3
17 15 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.44%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.06%) Algorithms
3 12 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.75%) User Experience
4 10 (3.13%) Fintech
4 10 (3.13%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.50%) Derivative
5 8 (2.50%) Equities
5 8 (2.50%) Exotic Derivative
5 8 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.19%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.63%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.63%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.31%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.13%) Linux
2 12 (3.75%) Android
3 7 (2.19%) Windows
4 5 (1.56%) Unix
5 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.94%) VMS
6 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (38.44%) TDD
3 102 (31.88%) Microservices
4 96 (30.00%) DevOps
5 64 (20.00%) BDD
6 53 (16.56%) Software Engineering
7 52 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (15.63%) Scrum
9 42 (13.13%) Pair Programming
10 33 (10.31%) MVC
11 31 (9.69%) E-Commerce
12 30 (9.38%) Open Source
13 27 (8.44%) Asset Management
13 27 (8.44%) Test Automation
14 25 (7.81%) Unit Testing
15 19 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (5.63%) Front End Development
17 17 (5.31%) OO
18 16 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
18 16 (5.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 168 (52.50%) Java
2 78 (24.38%) JavaScript
3 60 (18.75%) Python
4 55 (17.19%) SQL
5 48 (15.00%) Java 8
6 45 (14.06%) C#
7 22 (6.88%) Ruby
8 20 (6.25%) Scala
9 11 (3.44%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.13%) ES6
10 10 (3.13%) PHP
11 6 (1.88%) Groovy
11 6 (1.88%) R
12 5 (1.56%) Bourne shell
12 5 (1.56%) Go
12 5 (1.56%) Korn
12 5 (1.56%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.56%) Perl
12 5 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.31%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.38%) Degree
4 9 (2.81%) AWS Certification
4 9 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.25%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 88 (27.50%) Docker
2 5 (1.56%) HDFS
3 3 (0.94%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.31%) etcd
5 1 (0.31%) flannel
Systems Management
1 51 (15.94%) Terraform
2 27 (8.44%) Ansible
3 16 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 16 (5.00%) Puppet
4 12 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.94%) Consul
5 3 (0.94%) Oozie
5 3 (0.94%) Packer
6 2 (0.63%) Grafana
6 2 (0.63%) rkt
7 1 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.31%) Graphite
7 1 (0.31%) Kibana
7 1 (0.31%) Mesos
7 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (4.06%) Oracle
2 9 (2.81%) Splunk
3 8 (2.50%) Calypso
3 8 (2.50%) Charles River
3 8 (2.50%) FXall
3 8 (2.50%) SimCorp
4 7 (2.19%) Google
4 7 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.56%) Talend
6 4 (1.25%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.25%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.25%) Sybase
7 3 (0.94%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.94%) SAP
7 3 (0.94%) Tableau
8 2 (0.63%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.63%) Elastic Path
8 2 (0.63%) IBM
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.63%) Xamarin