Period
to 24 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 159 212
Rank change year-on-year +10 +53 +105
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 781 801 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.94% 1.78% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.87% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 685 444
London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £456 £463 £413
90th Percentile £675 £675 £613
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £70.00 - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 - -

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 37,862 42,752 38,092
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.27% 94.79% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,964 30,915 27,097
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 661 494
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -2.27% +15.79%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £51.78
England median hourly rate £19.73 £18.56 £18.70
% change year-on-year +6.30% -0.75% -4.64%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in London

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in London

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in London over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in London

AWS Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in London.

Contractor 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 24 June 2019. 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 +9 137 £575 +4.55% 42
South London +40 54 £600 +12.94% 10
East London +18 50 £600 +14.29% 3
West London +8 32 £525 +5.00% 10
North London - 4 £550 - 1
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 659 (84.38%) Amazon AWS
2 506 (64.79%) DevOps
3 386 (49.42%) Terraform
4 338 (43.28%) Python
5 333 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
6 329 (42.13%) Docker
7 274 (35.08%) Java
8 264 (33.80%) Ansible
9 261 (33.42%) Linux
9 261 (33.42%) Jenkins
10 249 (31.88%) Kubernetes
11 235 (30.09%) Serverless
12 223 (28.55%) AWS Lambda
13 209 (26.76%) Amazon S3
14 193 (24.71%) Finance
15 174 (22.28%) Web Services
16 170 (21.77%) Amazon EC2
17 134 (17.16%) Software Engineering
18 130 (16.65%) Amazon RDS
19 126 (16.13%) Microservices
20 121 (15.49%) Puppet
21 118 (15.11%) Git (software)
22 117 (14.98%) Configuration Management
23 109 (13.96%) AWS CloudFormation
24 105 (13.44%) JavaScript
25 98 (12.55%) SQL
26 94 (12.04%) Opscode Chef
26 94 (12.04%) Infrastructure as Code
27 93 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
28 92 (11.78%) Node.js

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 59 (7.55%) Apache Spark
2 39 (4.99%) Confluence
3 38 (4.87%) Apache
4 27 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (3.07%) IIS
6 20 (2.56%) nginx
7 18 (2.30%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (0.77%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.51%) Luigi
11 3 (0.38%) Drupal
11 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.26%) Jetty
12 2 (0.26%) Mongrel
12 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 659 (84.38%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (30.09%) Serverless
3 223 (28.55%) AWS Lambda
4 209 (26.76%) Amazon S3
5 170 (21.77%) Amazon EC2
6 109 (13.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 93 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 85 (10.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 83 (10.63%) Amazon ECS
10 72 (9.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 71 (9.09%) GitHub
12 70 (8.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 68 (8.71%) Amazon SQS
14 58 (7.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 58 (7.43%) Amazon Kinesis
15 54 (6.91%) Route 53
16 40 (5.12%) CloudFront
17 38 (4.87%) OpenShift
18 36 (4.61%) Amazon ELB
19 24 (3.07%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.48%) VPN
2 27 (3.46%) Firewall
3 25 (3.20%) DNS
4 14 (1.79%) HTTP
5 11 (1.41%) WAN
6 10 (1.28%) DHCP
7 7 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (0.90%) Kerberos
7 7 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.64%) LAN
8 5 (0.64%) SSL
9 4 (0.51%) Internet
9 4 (0.51%) WLAN
10 3 (0.38%) DMZ
10 3 (0.38%) FTP
10 3 (0.38%) IPsec
10 3 (0.38%) SAN
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.26%) Network Security
11 2 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (16.65%) Amazon RDS
2 80 (10.24%) Amazon Redshift
3 78 (9.99%) Big Data
4 61 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
5 60 (7.68%) NoSQL
6 49 (6.27%) Hadoop
7 43 (5.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 38 (4.87%) Amazon Athena
9 37 (4.74%) SQL Server
10 33 (4.23%) MySQL
11 31 (3.97%) Relational Database
12 30 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (3.46%) RDBMS
14 21 (2.69%) MongoDB
15 16 (2.05%) Data Lake
16 11 (1.41%) Amazon QuickSight
17 9 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
18 8 (1.02%) Apache Hive
18 8 (1.02%) Redis
18 8 (1.02%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 261 (33.42%) Jenkins
2 118 (15.11%) Git (software)
3 83 (10.63%) GitLab
4 58 (7.43%) Artifactory
5 49 (6.27%) JIRA
6 25 (3.20%) Bitbucket
7 21 (2.69%) TeamCity
8 19 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (2.30%) Travis CI
10 16 (2.05%) Maven
11 10 (1.28%) Subversion
12 9 (1.15%) CircleCI
13 8 (1.02%) Gradle
13 8 (1.02%) Selenium
14 6 (0.77%) SonarQube
14 6 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.64%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.64%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 193 (24.71%) Finance
2 46 (5.89%) Banking
3 24 (3.07%) Front Office
3 24 (3.07%) Retail
4 16 (2.05%) Marketing
5 13 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.41%) Legal
6 11 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.28%) Electronics
7 10 (1.28%) Games
8 9 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.15%) Law
8 9 (1.15%) Publishing
9 3 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (22.28%) Web Services
2 92 (11.78%) Node.js
3 74 (9.48%) Kafka
4 63 (8.07%) J2EE
5 51 (6.53%) AngularJS
6 42 (5.38%) React
7 30 (3.84%) J2SE
8 26 (3.33%) RESTful
9 25 (3.20%) Elastic Stack
10 23 (2.94%) .NET
11 20 (2.56%) PySpark
12 19 (2.43%) OAuth
12 19 (2.43%) Pandas
12 19 (2.43%) REST
13 17 (2.18%) Ember.js
14 16 (2.05%) pytest
15 13 (1.66%) OAuth2
16 11 (1.41%) OpenID
17 10 (1.28%) Django
18 9 (1.15%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.40%) Public Cloud
2 45 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 25 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.20%) Linux Command Line
5 22 (2.82%) Fixed Income
6 21 (2.69%) Derivative
7 17 (2.18%) Mobile Banking
8 16 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.41%) PKI
11 10 (1.28%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.28%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
12 9 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
13 8 (1.02%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (0.51%) Life Science
17 3 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 261 (33.42%) Linux
2 87 (11.14%) Windows
3 56 (7.17%) Unix
4 35 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.15%) CentOS
7 6 (0.77%) Debian
8 5 (0.64%) Android
9 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.38%) Fedora
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.13%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (64.79%) DevOps
2 333 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (17.16%) Software Engineering
4 126 (16.13%) Microservices
5 117 (14.98%) Configuration Management
6 94 (12.04%) Infrastructure as Code
7 89 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (11.40%) Scrum
8 74 (9.48%) Asset Management
8 74 (9.48%) Fintech
9 71 (9.09%) Migration
10 69 (8.83%) TDD
11 57 (7.30%) Deployment Automation
12 56 (7.17%) Open Source
13 54 (6.91%) E-Commerce
14 53 (6.79%) Analytics
15 51 (6.53%) Test Automation
16 40 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (4.87%) ETL
18 37 (4.74%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 338 (43.28%) Python
2 274 (35.08%) Java
3 105 (13.44%) JavaScript
4 98 (12.55%) SQL
5 74 (9.48%) PowerShell
6 69 (8.83%) Bash Shell
7 40 (5.12%) Scala
8 37 (4.74%) Ruby
9 36 (4.61%) C#
10 29 (3.71%) Go
11 27 (3.46%) C++
11 27 (3.46%) Perl
12 17 (2.18%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.79%) Groovy
14 13 (1.66%) PHP
15 10 (1.28%) Java 8
16 4 (0.51%) VBA
17 3 (0.38%) Clojure
17 3 (0.38%) Kotlin
17 3 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (8.71%) AWS Certification
2 64 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 52 (6.66%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.92%) Degree
5 9 (1.15%) RHCE
6 8 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.51%) CISSP
7 4 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.26%) CCNP
8 2 (0.26%) CISA
8 2 (0.26%) CISM
8 2 (0.26%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.26%) ISSAP
8 2 (0.26%) ISSMP
8 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.41%) QA
2 10 (1.28%) GDPR
3 6 (0.77%) NIST
4 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.26%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.26%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.26%) NCSC
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 329 (42.13%) Docker
2 28 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.02%) HDFS
4 7 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.38%) KVM
6 3 (0.38%) Snort
6 3 (0.38%) Squid
6 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.38%) Xen
7 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.26%) NFS
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) vCloud
8 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 386 (49.42%) Terraform
2 264 (33.80%) Ansible
3 249 (31.88%) Kubernetes
4 121 (15.49%) Puppet
5 94 (12.04%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (3.59%) Packer
7 13 (1.66%) Salt
8 12 (1.54%) logstash
9 10 (1.28%) Consul
9 10 (1.28%) Kibana
10 7 (0.90%) Mesos
10 7 (0.90%) Nagios
10 7 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.77%) Istio
12 5 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.51%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.51%) PingFederate
13 4 (0.51%) SCCM
13 4 (0.51%) Sysdig
14 3 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (5.89%) Google
2 37 (4.74%) Atlassian
2 37 (4.74%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.61%) Splunk
4 33 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 27 (3.46%) SAP
6 21 (2.69%) Bloomberg
6 21 (2.69%) Reuters
7 19 (2.43%) IBM
8 18 (2.30%) Oracle
9 14 (1.79%) IBM Sterling
9 14 (1.79%) Informatica
9 14 (1.79%) Tableau
10 12 (1.54%) VMware
11 10 (1.28%) New Relic
11 10 (1.28%) Ping Identity
12 9 (1.15%) Qualys
13 6 (0.77%) Mercator
13 6 (0.77%) SaltStack
14 5 (0.64%) CheckPoint