Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the 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 (AWS)
England > London
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 9 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing AWS 3,541 5,242 4,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.51% 11.98% 9.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.39% 41.61% 42.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,556 3,909 3,334
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.96%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £410
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
England median daily rate £545 £533 £520
% change year-on-year +2.35% +2.40% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.68% -76.52%
10th Percentile £24.40 £35.00 £26.08
90th Percentile £53.75 £91.25 £58.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% -8.11%

AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 9,731 12,599 10,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.37% 28.80% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,019 9,215 7,523
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £340 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 88 89
London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £26.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -17.83% +7.10%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £59.13 £65.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +5.26%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in London

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in London

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in London over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS in London

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWS in London

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in London over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AWS in London

AWS
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 16 February 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 -2 628 £550 - 524
South London +2 251 £525 -2.33% 74
East London -2 82 £550 -4.35% 101
West London -1 76 £525 +5.00% 178
North London +9 7 £525 -19.23% 18
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing AWS also mentioned 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 with a requirement for AWS.

1 1,442 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1,247 (35.22%) Azure
3 1,230 (34.74%) DevOps
4 1,220 (34.45%) Python
5 1,078 (30.44%) Java
6 914 (25.81%) Docker
7 844 (23.84%) Finance
8 843 (23.81%) Kubernetes
9 742 (20.95%) Microservices
10 717 (20.25%) Web Services
11 714 (20.16%) Terraform
12 681 (19.23%) GCP
13 642 (18.13%) SQL
14 641 (18.10%) JavaScript
15 560 (15.81%) Jenkins
16 541 (15.28%) Linux
17 523 (14.77%) Software Engineering
18 513 (14.49%) Security Cleared
19 484 (13.67%) Serverless
20 465 (13.13%) Ansible
21 439 (12.40%) Node.js
22 430 (12.14%) SC Cleared
23 429 (12.12%) TDD
24 415 (11.72%) AWS Lambda
25 398 (11.24%) Git (software)
26 397 (11.21%) React
27 380 (10.73%) Amazon S3
28 358 (10.11%) Analytics
29 352 (9.94%) Scrum
30 351 (9.91%) Asset Management

AWS
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
1 188 (5.31%) Apache Spark
2 164 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
3 158 (4.46%) Confluence
4 71 (2.01%) Apache
5 58 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 45 (1.27%) JBoss
7 44 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 39 (1.10%) Red Hat Fuse
9 37 (1.04%) Apache Airflow
10 36 (1.02%) MQSeries
11 29 (0.82%) nginx
12 27 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
13 22 (0.62%) Jupyter
14 20 (0.56%) CMS
14 20 (0.56%) OpenStack
15 19 (0.54%) IIS
15 19 (0.54%) SAS
16 16 (0.45%) SharePoint
17 8 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 7 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 43 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.085%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.085%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.085%) InDesign
3 3 (0.085%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.085%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.028%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.028%) XMetaL
5 1 (0.028%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 52 (1.47%) FINCAD Analytics
2 14 (0.40%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.23%) PolarLake
5 6 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
6 5 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.056%) Magento
9 2 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.056%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.056%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 2 (0.056%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.056%) Workfront
10 1 (0.028%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.028%) SAP MDG
10 1 (0.028%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 1,247 (35.22%) Azure
2 681 (19.23%) GCP
3 484 (13.67%) Serverless
4 415 (11.72%) AWS Lambda
5 380 (10.73%) Amazon S3
6 321 (9.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 292 (8.25%) Amazon EC2
8 204 (5.76%) GitHub
9 184 (5.20%) Amazon SQS
10 183 (5.17%) OpenShift
11 157 (4.43%) Amazon ECS
12 96 (2.71%) PaaS
13 92 (2.60%) SaaS
14 86 (2.43%) Amazon Kinesis
15 84 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
15 84 (2.37%) IaaS
16 78 (2.20%) Amazon EKS
17 72 (2.03%) Route 53
18 71 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 70 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 120 (3.39%) Firewall
2 76 (2.15%) VPN
3 58 (1.64%) Network Security
4 55 (1.55%) DNS
5 47 (1.33%) HTTP
6 46 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 40 (1.13%) WAN
8 35 (0.99%) SSL
9 34 (0.96%) Kerberos
10 28 (0.79%) Internet
11 27 (0.76%) SAN
12 22 (0.62%) LAN
13 16 (0.45%) DHCP
14 14 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (0.34%) Wireless
17 11 (0.31%) NetScaler
17 11 (0.31%) OSPF
18 10 (0.28%) NAS
18 10 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
2 306 (8.64%) Big Data
3 298 (8.42%) NoSQL
4 277 (7.82%) Amazon RDS
5 262 (7.40%) Amazon Redshift
6 244 (6.89%) SQL Server
7 212 (5.99%) MySQL
8 198 (5.59%) MongoDB
9 196 (5.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 178 (5.03%) Amazon Athena
11 166 (4.69%) Relational Database
12 161 (4.55%) Hadoop
13 129 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
14 113 (3.19%) Redis
15 105 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
16 99 (2.80%) Data Lake
17 93 (2.63%) RDBMS
18 86 (2.43%) Amazon Aurora
19 67 (1.89%) BigQuery
20 53 (1.50%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 560 (15.81%) Jenkins
2 398 (11.24%) Git (software)
3 279 (7.88%) JIRA
4 121 (3.42%) Maven
5 113 (3.19%) Artifactory
6 96 (2.71%) GitLab
7 82 (2.32%) RStudio
8 75 (2.12%) JUnit
9 70 (1.98%) CircleCI
9 70 (1.98%) TeamCity
10 69 (1.95%) Mockito
11 63 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 61 (1.72%) SonarQube
13 57 (1.61%) Cucumber
14 52 (1.47%) Gradle
15 50 (1.41%) Selenium
16 48 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
17 45 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
18 44 (1.24%) Bitbucket
19 37 (1.04%) Travis CI
General
1 844 (23.84%) Finance
2 331 (9.35%) Front Office
3 234 (6.61%) Banking
4 174 (4.91%) Public Sector
5 88 (2.49%) Retail
6 69 (1.95%) Marketing
7 63 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 43 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 36 (1.02%) Law
10 23 (0.65%) Games
11 22 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 19 (0.54%) Advertising
13 18 (0.51%) Publishing
14 17 (0.48%) Billing
15 16 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.40%) Electronics
17 13 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.37%) Police
18 12 (0.34%) Retail Banking
19 11 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,169 (33.01%) Developer
2 539 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 500 (14.12%) Architect
4 465 (13.13%) AWS Engineer
5 364 (10.28%) Java Developer
6 328 (9.26%) AWS Developer
7 261 (7.37%) AWS DevOps
8 253 (7.14%) Data Engineer
9 227 (6.41%) Senior Developer
10 203 (5.73%) Cloud Engineer
11 198 (5.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 194 (5.48%) Python Engineer
13 178 (5.03%) Python Developer
14 158 (4.46%) AWS Architect
14 158 (4.46%) Software Engineer
15 132 (3.73%) Cloud Architect
15 132 (3.73%) React Developer
16 129 (3.64%) Java Engineer
17 112 (3.16%) Full Stack Developer
18 111 (3.13%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 717 (20.25%) Web Services
2 439 (12.40%) Node.js
3 397 (11.21%) React
4 317 (8.95%) AngularJS
5 308 (8.70%) REST
6 299 (8.44%) .NET
7 252 (7.12%) Spring
8 214 (6.04%) Kafka
9 192 (5.42%) J2EE
10 171 (4.83%) CSS
11 164 (4.63%) Spring Boot
12 152 (4.29%) HTML
13 138 (3.90%) RESTful
14 127 (3.59%) JSON
15 110 (3.11%) .NET Core
16 93 (2.63%) Vue.js
17 92 (2.60%) Redux
18 88 (2.49%) XML
19 86 (2.43%) SOAP
20 82 (2.32%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 289 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
2 277 (7.82%) Fixed Income
3 244 (6.89%) Derivative
4 221 (6.24%) Public Cloud
5 171 (4.83%) Equities
6 157 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
7 146 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 141 (3.98%) Hedge funds
9 124 (3.50%) Data Centre
10 102 (2.88%) Cloud Native
11 90 (2.54%) Algorithms
12 72 (2.03%) Blog
13 69 (1.95%) Data Structures
14 59 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
15 57 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
15 57 (1.61%) User Experience
16 46 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
17 44 (1.24%) Mobile App
17 44 (1.24%) PKI
18 42 (1.19%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 541 (15.28%) Linux
2 234 (6.61%) Windows
3 129 (3.64%) Unix
4 96 (2.71%) Windows Server
5 82 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (1.13%) Ubuntu
7 28 (0.79%) CentOS
8 22 (0.62%) Android
9 21 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 21 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 17 (0.48%) Windows 10
10 17 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.40%) CoreOS
13 13 (0.37%) Debian
14 11 (0.31%) Solaris
15 9 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.17%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,442 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1,230 (34.74%) DevOps
3 742 (20.95%) Microservices
4 523 (14.77%) Software Engineering
5 429 (12.12%) TDD
6 358 (10.11%) Analytics
7 352 (9.94%) Scrum
8 351 (9.91%) Asset Management
9 315 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
9 315 (8.90%) Migration
10 294 (8.30%) Open Source
11 247 (6.98%) Test Automation
12 245 (6.92%) Infrastructure as Code
13 202 (5.70%) BDD
14 200 (5.65%) Machine Learning
15 194 (5.48%) ETL
16 186 (5.25%) Configuration Management
17 175 (4.94%) Data Science
18 173 (4.89%) Problem-Solving
19 170 (4.80%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,220 (34.45%) Python
2 1,078 (30.44%) Java
3 642 (18.13%) SQL
4 641 (18.10%) JavaScript
5 343 (9.69%) C#
6 204 (5.76%) R
7 201 (5.68%) Ruby
8 175 (4.94%) Java 8
9 170 (4.80%) Scala
10 157 (4.43%) Go
11 147 (4.15%) Bash Shell
12 137 (3.87%) TypeScript
13 136 (3.84%) C++
14 127 (3.59%) PowerShell
15 63 (1.78%) PHP
16 62 (1.75%) Kotlin
17 52 (1.47%) PL/SQL
18 51 (1.44%) T-SQL
19 47 (1.33%) Perl
19 47 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 513 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 430 (12.14%) SC Cleared
3 132 (3.73%) Degree
4 80 (2.26%) AWS Certification
5 45 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (1.07%) CISSP
7 36 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.45%) BC Cleared
9 16 (0.45%) MCSA
9 16 (0.45%) PhD
10 14 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (0.40%) CISM
11 13 (0.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 13 (0.37%) CCNA
11 13 (0.37%) CRISC
12 12 (0.34%) CCNP
12 12 (0.34%) CCSP
13 8 (0.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (2.51%) QA
2 36 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 27 (0.76%) NIST
5 22 (0.62%) NCSC
6 19 (0.54%) GDPR
7 17 (0.48%) PMO
8 16 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 14 (0.40%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 7 (0.20%) COBIT
11 7 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (0.14%) SLA
13 4 (0.11%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.085%) Government Security Classifications
14 3 (0.085%) ISAE 3402
14 3 (0.085%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.085%) NIST 800
System Software
1 914 (25.81%) Docker
2 104 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (2.77%) Active Directory
4 43 (1.21%) vSphere
5 33 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (0.62%) HDFS
6 22 (0.62%) VMware NSX
7 16 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.40%) XenApp
9 13 (0.37%) VirtualBox
10 12 (0.34%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.23%) Apache Flume
12 8 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.20%) Postfix
14 6 (0.17%) NFS
14 6 (0.17%) VMFS
15 4 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 843 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 714 (20.16%) Terraform
3 465 (13.13%) Ansible
4 215 (6.07%) Puppet
5 168 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (1.69%) Packer
7 52 (1.47%) Prometheus
8 33 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
9 29 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
10 27 (0.76%) Kibana
10 27 (0.76%) SCCM
11 24 (0.68%) Istio
12 20 (0.56%) Consul
13 19 (0.54%) logstash
14 18 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 18 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 18 (0.51%) Salt
15 14 (0.40%) Grafana
15 14 (0.40%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 13 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 337 (9.52%) Google
2 234 (6.61%) Microsoft
3 223 (6.30%) Oracle
4 134 (3.78%) VMware
5 105 (2.97%) Red Hat
6 90 (2.54%) Splunk
7 78 (2.20%) Sybase
8 71 (2.01%) Cisco
9 68 (1.92%) Tableau
10 48 (1.36%) MuleSoft
11 44 (1.24%) Citrix
12 41 (1.16%) IBM
13 38 (1.07%) Cloudera
14 37 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
15 36 (1.02%) Informatica
16 34 (0.96%) Axway
17 33 (0.93%) Atlassian
18 32 (0.90%) Hortonworks
18 32 (0.90%) Talend
19 31 (0.88%) Bloomberg