Period
to

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

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
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 111 154 112
Rank change year-on-year +43 -42 +42
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 953 449 477
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.47% 1.87% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 2.01% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 369 436
10th Percentile £475 £425 £456
25th Percentile £538 £500 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £568
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.08% -1.30%
75th Percentile £700 £631 £650
90th Percentile £794 £688 £750
England median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

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 35,898 22,291 18,868
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.86% 92.84% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,322 16,070 13,656
10th Percentile £375 £338 £306
25th Percentile £465 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £680 £625 £606
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 222 250
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.07 £13.50
25th Percentile £22.44 £20.99 £17.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.47 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.79% +29.88% +23.00%
75th Percentile £49.50 £53.69 £44.69
90th Percentile £67.50 £66.50 £56.05
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +13.16% +2.70%

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 19 May 2022.

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 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +11 99 £600 - 25
West London +8 19 £625 +22.55% 13
South London -21 10 £513 -10.87% 1
North London - 1 - - 2
East London - 1 £575 - 6
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, AWS Engineer contract jobs required the following 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.

1 854 (89.61%) AWS
2 495 (51.94%) DevOps
3 460 (48.27%) Terraform
4 416 (43.65%) Python
5 384 (40.29%) Agile
6 365 (38.30%) Software Engineering
7 357 (37.46%) CI/CD
8 322 (33.79%) Finance
9 284 (29.80%) Docker
10 283 (29.70%) Azure
11 277 (29.07%) Kubernetes
12 259 (27.18%) React
13 253 (26.55%) Serverless
14 218 (22.88%) Infrastructure as Code
15 216 (22.67%) Asset Management
15 216 (22.67%) Investment Management
16 214 (22.46%) GCP
17 205 (21.51%) AWS Lambda
18 197 (20.67%) Microservices
18 197 (20.67%) Java
19 195 (20.46%) Front Office
20 191 (20.04%) JavaScript
21 180 (18.89%) TypeScript
22 176 (18.47%) Analytics
23 173 (18.15%) AWS CloudFormation
24 169 (17.73%) Equities
25 168 (17.63%) Linux
26 156 (16.37%) Jenkins
27 154 (16.16%) Full Stack Development
28 139 (14.59%) Hedge funds

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 23 (2.41%) Apache Spark
2 18 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
3 14 (1.47%) Apache
3 14 (1.47%) Confluence
3 14 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.15%) nginx
5 6 (0.63%) IIS
6 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.31%) CMS
7 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.21%) Traefik
9 1 (0.10%) Apache Pulsar
9 1 (0.10%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.10%) Drupal
9 1 (0.10%) JBoss
9 1 (0.10%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.10%) uWSGI
Business Applications
1 7 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.21%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 854 (89.61%) AWS
2 283 (29.70%) Azure
3 253 (26.55%) Serverless
4 214 (22.46%) GCP
5 205 (21.51%) AWS Lambda
6 173 (18.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 123 (12.91%) Amazon EC2
8 107 (11.23%) Amazon S3
9 97 (10.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 89 (9.34%) Amazon ECS
11 75 (7.87%) GitHub
12 56 (5.88%) AWS CodePipeline
13 53 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
14 40 (4.20%) Amazon Kinesis
15 36 (3.78%) AWS Fargate
16 33 (3.46%) AWS CloudTrail
17 31 (3.25%) Route 53
18 28 (2.94%) AWS CodeBuild
19 27 (2.83%) Datadog
20 25 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.73%) DNS
2 12 (1.26%) VPN
3 10 (1.05%) Network Security
4 8 (0.84%) Internet
5 7 (0.73%) Firewall
6 4 (0.42%) SSL
7 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.21%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.10%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.10%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.10%) IPsec
9 1 (0.10%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.10%) NAS
9 1 (0.10%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.10%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.10%) SAN
9 1 (0.10%) SSH
9 1 (0.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (7.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 56 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 41 (4.30%) Big Data
4 37 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (3.46%) Data Lake
7 27 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
8 17 (1.78%) Neo4j
9 16 (1.68%) MySQL
10 14 (1.47%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.36%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.26%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.15%) Amazon Athena
13 11 (1.15%) Pentaho
14 10 (1.05%) Amazon Aurora
14 10 (1.05%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.05%) Mixpanel
15 6 (0.63%) Redis
15 6 (0.63%) Tableau
16 5 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 156 (16.37%) Jenkins
2 91 (9.55%) Git (software)
3 50 (5.25%) GitLab
4 33 (3.46%) CircleCI
5 31 (3.25%) JIRA
6 22 (2.31%) Gradle
7 20 (2.10%) Artifactory
8 18 (1.89%) git-flow
9 16 (1.68%) SonarQube
9 16 (1.68%) Terragrunt
10 14 (1.47%) Bitbucket
10 14 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (1.15%) Cypress.io
12 10 (1.05%) Maven
13 8 (0.84%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.63%) Locust
15 5 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (0.42%) ER Studio
17 3 (0.31%) Selenium
17 3 (0.31%) Travis CI
General
1 322 (33.79%) Finance
2 195 (20.46%) Front Office
3 83 (8.71%) Social Skills
4 47 (4.93%) Public Sector
5 33 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.04%) Banking
7 25 (2.62%) Retail
8 22 (2.31%) Presentation Skills
9 17 (1.78%) Legal
10 16 (1.68%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.57%) Law
12 10 (1.05%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.63%) Marketing
14 6 (0.63%) Publishing
15 3 (0.31%) Documentation Skills
16 2 (0.21%) Electronics
16 2 (0.21%) Games
16 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (27.18%) React
2 116 (12.17%) Kafka
3 74 (7.76%) .NET
4 72 (7.56%) gRPC
5 70 (7.35%) Node.js
6 58 (6.09%) AngularJS
7 57 (5.98%) Vue.js
8 41 (4.30%) GraphQL
9 39 (4.09%) ASP.NET
10 37 (3.88%) .NET Core
10 37 (3.88%) ASP.NET Core
10 37 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (3.46%) Protocol Buffers
12 27 (2.83%) Elastic Stack
13 22 (2.31%) PySpark
13 22 (2.31%) REST
14 20 (2.10%) Apache Camel
15 16 (1.68%) Pandas
16 15 (1.57%) NumPy
16 15 (1.57%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 169 (17.73%) Equities
2 139 (14.59%) Hedge funds
3 92 (9.65%) Greenfield Project
4 85 (8.92%) Fixed Income
5 83 (8.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 64 (6.72%) Derivative
7 61 (6.40%) Cloud Native
8 36 (3.78%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.47%) iPad
10 13 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (1.05%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
16 7 (0.73%) Clustering
16 7 (0.73%) User Experience
17 5 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
17 5 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 168 (17.63%) Linux
2 40 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (3.99%) Windows
4 14 (1.47%) Unix
5 10 (1.05%) CentOS
6 7 (0.73%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.42%) Alpine Linux
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.31%) Debian
8 3 (0.31%) VMS
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (51.94%) DevOps
2 384 (40.29%) Agile
3 365 (38.30%) Software Engineering
4 357 (37.46%) CI/CD
5 218 (22.88%) Infrastructure as Code
6 216 (22.67%) Asset Management
6 216 (22.67%) Investment Management
7 197 (20.67%) Microservices
8 176 (18.47%) Analytics
9 154 (16.16%) Full Stack Development
10 84 (8.81%) Portfolio Analytics
11 75 (7.87%) Migration
12 72 (7.56%) Fintech
13 59 (6.19%) Scrum
13 59 (6.19%) Test Automation
14 57 (5.98%) Deployment Automation
15 52 (5.46%) ETL
16 45 (4.72%) Platform Engineering
17 41 (4.30%) Data Analytics
17 41 (4.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 416 (43.65%) Python
2 197 (20.67%) Java
3 191 (20.04%) JavaScript
4 180 (18.89%) TypeScript
5 129 (13.54%) SQL
6 93 (9.76%) Bash
7 53 (5.56%) Go
8 50 (5.25%) C#
9 41 (4.30%) PowerShell
10 31 (3.25%) Ruby
11 23 (2.41%) Scala
12 13 (1.36%) Kotlin
13 12 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.05%) Groovy
14 10 (1.05%) PHP
15 6 (0.63%) Perl
16 3 (0.31%) C++
16 3 (0.31%) R
16 3 (0.31%) Rust
17 2 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 85 (8.92%) SC Cleared
3 70 (7.35%) AWS Certification
4 26 (2.73%) RHCE
5 6 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.21%) CCA
7 2 (0.21%) CISSP
8 1 (0.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.10%) CEH
8 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.10%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.10%) Degree
8 1 (0.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.40%) QA
2 28 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.78%) GDPR
4 1 (0.10%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) PMO
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 284 (29.80%) Docker
2 15 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) KVM
5 1 (0.10%) NFS
5 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 460 (48.27%) Terraform
2 277 (29.07%) Kubernetes
3 121 (12.70%) Ansible
4 36 (3.78%) Puppet
5 35 (3.67%) Grafana
6 34 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (3.57%) Prometheus
7 22 (2.31%) Packer
8 13 (1.36%) Istio
9 6 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (0.63%) Pingdom
10 5 (0.52%) Consul
11 4 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.42%) Icinga
11 4 (0.42%) Kibana
11 4 (0.42%) Nagios
11 4 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.42%) Salt
12 3 (0.31%) logstash
13 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (4.51%) Red Hat
2 39 (4.09%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.46%) Splunk
4 26 (2.73%) Google
5 12 (1.26%) New Relic
6 11 (1.15%) Databricks
6 11 (1.15%) Informatica
6 11 (1.15%) SolarWinds
7 10 (1.05%) Adobe
7 10 (1.05%) SAP
8 8 (0.84%) Oracle
9 7 (0.73%) hybris
9 7 (0.73%) Talend
10 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.42%) VMware
11 3 (0.31%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.31%) Cisco
11 3 (0.31%) PagerDuty
11 3 (0.31%) Spotify
12 2 (0.21%) AppDynamics