Period
to 13 August 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 13 August 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 Engineer
England > London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 141 169
Rank change year-on-year +55 +28 +41
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 443 785 795
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.97% 1.97% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 2.09% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 578 699
Median daily rate £575 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £475 £456 £463
90th Percentile £800 £700 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £530
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -50.00% - -

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 13,810 37,502 43,262
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.53% 94.11% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,335 26,839 31,271
Median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 500 625
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -4.90%
10th Percentile £17.98 £12.48 £13.13
90th Percentile £54.50 £59.21 £51.25
Median hourly rate £27.42 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +37.11% +6.95% +1.08%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in London

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in London

AWS Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Engineer in London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in London

AWS Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS Engineer in London.

Hourly rate trend for AWS Engineer in London

AWS 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 Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 13 August 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 +41 43 £525 -7.69% 29
South London +11 9 £543 -9.58% 4
West London +29 3 - - 7
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, AWS Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 399 (90.07%) AWS
2 263 (59.37%) Finance
3 258 (58.24%) DevOps
4 250 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
4 250 (56.43%) Python
5 246 (55.53%) Web Services
5 246 (55.53%) Software Engineering
6 230 (51.92%) Asset Management
7 215 (48.53%) Java
8 177 (39.95%) Front Office
9 175 (39.50%) Fixed Income
10 170 (38.37%) Derivative
11 168 (37.92%) Investment Management
12 164 (37.02%) Hedge funds
13 156 (35.21%) Equities
14 150 (33.86%) Kubernetes
15 148 (33.41%) Azure
16 145 (32.73%) React
17 144 (32.51%) JavaScript
18 143 (32.28%) AngularJS
19 142 (32.05%) Terraform
20 138 (31.15%) GCP
21 136 (30.70%) Docker
22 135 (30.47%) Vue.js
23 127 (28.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 124 (27.99%) Google
25 122 (27.54%) Banking
26 115 (25.96%) Microservices
27 105 (23.70%) Jenkins
28 103 (23.25%) Decision-Making

AWS 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 24 (5.42%) Apache
2 10 (2.26%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.03%) Jupyter
4 8 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.58%) Confluence
5 7 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.68%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 399 (90.07%) AWS
2 148 (33.41%) Azure
3 138 (31.15%) GCP
4 89 (20.09%) Serverless
5 76 (17.16%) AWS Lambda
6 61 (13.77%) Amazon ECS
7 60 (13.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 57 (12.87%) Amazon EC2
9 49 (11.06%) Amazon S3
10 42 (9.48%) OpenShift
11 26 (5.87%) Amazon SQS
12 20 (4.51%) Apigee
13 16 (3.61%) Amazon EKS
14 14 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (2.48%) AWS CodePipeline
15 11 (2.48%) CloudFront
16 10 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (2.26%) Amazon Kinesis
17 7 (1.58%) Amazon EMR
18 6 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.81%) Firewall
2 5 (1.13%) Skype
3 4 (0.90%) HTTP
4 3 (0.68%) DNS
5 2 (0.45%) DSL
5 2 (0.45%) Network Security
5 2 (0.45%) VPN
6 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.23%) Softswitch
6 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.32%) Amazon Redshift
2 54 (12.19%) Amazon RDS
3 42 (9.48%) MySQL
4 41 (9.26%) SQL Server
5 40 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (7.45%) Relational Database
7 32 (7.22%) Amazon Aurora
8 28 (6.32%) Big Data
8 28 (6.32%) NoSQL
9 26 (5.87%) RDBMS
10 16 (3.61%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.03%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.81%) Amazon Athena
14 5 (1.13%) Looker
15 4 (0.90%) Data Lake
15 4 (0.90%) KDB
16 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.68%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 105 (23.70%) Jenkins
2 66 (14.90%) RStudio
3 49 (11.06%) Artifactory
4 41 (9.26%) GitLab
5 23 (5.19%) Git (software)
6 14 (3.16%) JIRA
7 7 (1.58%) CircleCI
7 7 (1.58%) Maven
7 7 (1.58%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.13%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.13%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.90%) Gradle
9 4 (0.90%) JUnit
10 3 (0.68%) Bitbucket Server
10 3 (0.68%) Selenium
10 3 (0.68%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.68%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.45%) Mocha
General
1 263 (59.37%) Finance
2 177 (39.95%) Front Office
3 122 (27.54%) Banking
4 80 (18.06%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.81%) Games
6 5 (1.13%) Retail
7 4 (0.90%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Advertising
9 2 (0.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.45%) Law
9 2 (0.45%) Marketing
9 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (55.53%) Web Services
2 145 (32.73%) React
3 143 (32.28%) AngularJS
4 135 (30.47%) Vue.js
5 60 (13.54%) .NET
6 52 (11.74%) .NET Core
6 52 (11.74%) ASP.NET
7 48 (10.84%) J2EE
8 46 (10.38%) gRPC
9 45 (10.16%) ASP.NET Core
10 41 (9.26%) Node.js
11 27 (6.09%) Swagger
12 26 (5.87%) J2SE
13 20 (4.51%) OAuth
14 18 (4.06%) Kafka
15 17 (3.84%) REST
15 17 (3.84%) Spring
16 16 (3.61%) Protocol Buffers
17 13 (2.93%) Dropwizard
18 9 (2.03%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 175 (39.50%) Fixed Income
2 170 (38.37%) Derivative
3 164 (37.02%) Hedge funds
4 156 (35.21%) Equities
5 127 (28.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 57 (12.87%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (5.42%) Cloud Native
8 21 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (3.39%) Reference Data
10 14 (3.16%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (2.26%) Pricing Data
12 7 (1.58%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.35%) Blog
14 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
15 3 (0.68%) Private Cloud
16 2 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
16 2 (0.45%) Lidar
16 2 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.12%) Linux
2 15 (3.39%) Unix
3 11 (2.48%) CentOS
4 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.45%) Windows
6 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.23%) VMS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (58.24%) DevOps
2 250 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (55.53%) Software Engineering
4 230 (51.92%) Asset Management
5 168 (37.92%) Investment Management
6 115 (25.96%) Microservices
7 103 (23.25%) Decision-Making
8 82 (18.51%) Portfolio Management
9 73 (16.48%) Business Analysis
9 73 (16.48%) Fintech
10 58 (13.09%) Migration
11 50 (11.29%) Infrastructure as Code
12 43 (9.71%) Infrastructure Automation
13 42 (9.48%) Front End Development
14 37 (8.35%) Deployment Automation
15 31 (7.00%) Analytics
16 29 (6.55%) Data Engineering
17 28 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (5.87%) TDD
19 23 (5.19%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 250 (56.43%) Python
2 215 (48.53%) Java
3 144 (32.51%) JavaScript
4 72 (16.25%) SQL
5 64 (14.45%) C#
6 38 (8.58%) R
7 28 (6.32%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.93%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.48%) Ruby
10 7 (1.58%) C++
10 7 (1.58%) Scala
11 5 (1.13%) Go
11 5 (1.13%) Java 8
11 5 (1.13%) Perl
11 5 (1.13%) PHP
12 3 (0.68%) Groovy
12 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.45%) C
13 2 (0.45%) Clojure
13 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.74%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.58%) Degree
5 2 (0.45%) CCNA
5 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.45%) SANS
6 1 (0.23%) CISSP
6 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.93%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.81%) QA
3 2 (0.45%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.23%) NIST
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 136 (30.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 150 (33.86%) Kubernetes
2 142 (32.05%) Terraform
3 74 (16.70%) Ansible
4 29 (6.55%) Puppet
5 16 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (3.16%) Packer
7 10 (2.26%) Consul
8 7 (1.58%) Kibana
9 4 (0.90%) Nagios
10 3 (0.68%) Kubeflow
10 3 (0.68%) logstash
11 2 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.45%) Grafana
11 2 (0.45%) Nessus
11 2 (0.45%) Salt
12 1 (0.23%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 124 (27.99%) Google
2 40 (9.03%) Oracle
3 11 (2.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.26%) Sybase
5 8 (1.81%) Tableau
6 6 (1.35%) Splunk
7 5 (1.13%) Informatica
8 4 (0.90%) Cisco
9 3 (0.68%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.68%) Talend
10 2 (0.45%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.45%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.23%) Axway
11 1 (0.23%) Cognos
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.23%) RedGate
11 1 (0.23%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.23%) Sparx
11 1 (0.23%) Veracode
11 1 (0.23%) VMware