Period
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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 4 July 2022 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing AWS 5,354 3,960 2,389
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 13.43% 14.29% 13.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.43% 36.74% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,028 2,995 1,922
10th Percentile £454 £425 £425
25th Percentile £520 £488 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £613 £560 £575
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% -2.61% +4.55%
75th Percentile £725 £650 £650
90th Percentile £800 £713 £750
England median daily rate £600 £540 £550
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
10th Percentile - - £31.05
25th Percentile £52.50 - £41.63
Median hourly rate £66.75 £35.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +90.71% -30.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £80.31 £55.63 £54.69
90th Percentile £85.00 £68.00 £58.63
England median hourly rate £70.00 £63.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% +9.95%

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 15,111 10,777 6,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.90% 38.90% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,320 7,854 4,536
10th Percentile £397 £369 £350
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £530 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £713
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 51 34
10th Percentile £20.00 £14.75 £13.60
25th Percentile £26.25 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.85 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.38% +31.40% +16.28%
75th Percentile £67.50 £51.63 £47.94
90th Percentile £82.50 £65.00 £61.18
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.24% +5.25% -2.44%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in London

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for AWS in London

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in London

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for AWS in London

AWS
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing AWS in London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 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 +3 634 £620 +7.83% 315
South London -3 85 £600 +4.35% 15
West London +5 39 £625 +17.92% 79
East London -20 5 £575 - 73
North London - 3 £600 - 6
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 2,326 (43.44%) Azure
2 2,173 (40.59%) Agile
3 1,899 (35.47%) DevOps
4 1,873 (34.98%) Python
5 1,629 (30.43%) CI/CD
6 1,498 (27.98%) Finance
7 1,357 (25.35%) Kubernetes
8 1,284 (23.98%) Java
9 1,256 (23.46%) GCP
10 1,220 (22.79%) Terraform
11 1,179 (22.02%) Docker
12 1,115 (20.83%) Software Engineering
13 1,102 (20.58%) Microservices
14 1,041 (19.44%) JavaScript
15 972 (18.15%) React
16 905 (16.90%) SQL
17 890 (16.62%) Serverless
18 836 (15.61%) Social Skills
19 784 (14.64%) Linux
20 705 (13.17%) Jenkins
21 696 (13.00%) AWS Lambda
22 629 (11.75%) Git (software)
23 610 (11.39%) Full Stack Development
24 595 (11.11%) Analytics
25 593 (11.08%) Kafka
26 569 (10.63%) TypeScript
27 540 (10.09%) Node.js
28 535 (9.99%) Infrastructure as Code
29 514 (9.60%) Ansible
30 507 (9.47%) Security Cleared

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
1 245 (4.58%) Apache Spark
2 201 (3.75%) Confluence
3 179 (3.34%) Apache
4 112 (2.09%) Apache Airflow
5 74 (1.38%) nginx
6 66 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
7 48 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 45 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 43 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 37 (0.69%) SharePoint
11 30 (0.56%) IIS
12 29 (0.54%) SAS
12 29 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 23 (0.43%) Apache Solr
14 22 (0.41%) CMS
15 18 (0.34%) JBoss
16 17 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
17 16 (0.30%) Sitefinity
18 14 (0.26%) Apache Pig
18 14 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.075%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.075%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.075%) SPSS
7 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.35%) Shopify
2 14 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 7 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.13%) Magento
5 7 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.11%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
6 6 (0.11%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.075%) Maximo
8 4 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.075%) R3 Corda
8 4 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.056%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 2,326 (43.44%) Azure
2 1,256 (23.46%) GCP
3 890 (16.62%) Serverless
4 696 (13.00%) AWS Lambda
5 439 (8.20%) Amazon S3
6 395 (7.38%) Amazon EC2
7 380 (7.10%) GitHub
8 349 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 259 (4.84%) SaaS
10 255 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
11 229 (4.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 201 (3.75%) PaaS
13 184 (3.44%) Amazon EKS
14 178 (3.32%) Amazon ECS
15 155 (2.90%) IaaS
16 144 (2.69%) OpenShift
17 131 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
17 131 (2.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 121 (2.26%) Amazon Kinesis
19 120 (2.24%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 202 (3.77%) Firewall
2 160 (2.99%) DNS
3 103 (1.92%) VPN
4 97 (1.81%) Network Security
5 78 (1.46%) Internet
6 64 (1.20%) HTTP
7 60 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 59 (1.10%) WAN
9 56 (1.05%) SSL
10 42 (0.78%) SD-WAN
11 34 (0.64%) IPsec
12 30 (0.56%) BGP
12 30 (0.56%) MPLS
13 29 (0.54%) DHCP
14 26 (0.49%) MQTT
15 22 (0.41%) HTTPS
16 21 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
17 20 (0.37%) LAN
18 19 (0.35%) FTP
19 18 (0.34%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
2 289 (5.40%) Big Data
3 266 (4.97%) DynamoDB
4 252 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
5 234 (4.37%) NoSQL
6 221 (4.13%) MongoDB
7 211 (3.94%) Relational Database
8 203 (3.79%) SQL Server
9 202 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
10 196 (3.66%) MySQL
11 157 (2.93%) Amazon Redshift
12 154 (2.88%) Data Lake
13 105 (1.96%) Hadoop
14 103 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
15 87 (1.62%) Amazon Athena
16 83 (1.55%) Redis
17 71 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
17 71 (1.33%) Tableau
18 69 (1.29%) RDBMS
19 60 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 705 (13.17%) Jenkins
2 629 (11.75%) Git (software)
3 353 (6.59%) JIRA
4 307 (5.73%) GitLab
5 108 (2.02%) Maven
6 100 (1.87%) CircleCI
7 90 (1.68%) Gradle
8 77 (1.44%) Bitbucket
9 75 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 62 (1.16%) Artifactory
11 57 (1.06%) JUnit
12 52 (0.97%) SonarQube
13 51 (0.95%) Cypress.io
13 51 (0.95%) git-flow
14 43 (0.80%) Cucumber
15 42 (0.78%) Selenium
16 40 (0.75%) webpack
17 38 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
18 32 (0.60%) Mockito
19 31 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,498 (27.98%) Finance
2 836 (15.61%) Social Skills
3 446 (8.33%) Front Office
4 375 (7.00%) Banking
5 337 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
6 295 (5.51%) Public Sector
7 135 (2.52%) Presentation Skills
8 132 (2.47%) Retail
9 96 (1.79%) Telecoms
10 90 (1.68%) Investment Banking
11 85 (1.59%) Marketing
12 79 (1.48%) Legal
13 74 (1.38%) Financial Institution
14 67 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
15 40 (0.75%) Manufacturing
16 39 (0.73%) Games
16 39 (0.73%) Law
17 35 (0.65%) Publishing
18 33 (0.62%) Electronics
19 27 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,600 (29.88%) Developer
2 868 (16.21%) Architect
3 832 (15.54%) AWS Engineer
4 693 (12.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 522 (9.75%) Software Engineer
6 396 (7.40%) Python Developer
7 380 (7.10%) Java Developer
8 376 (7.02%) AWS Developer
9 321 (6.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 313 (5.85%) AWS DevOps
11 304 (5.68%) Data Engineer
12 300 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
13 293 (5.47%) Python Engineer
14 274 (5.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 251 (4.69%) Senior Developer
16 245 (4.58%) AWS Software Engineer
17 239 (4.46%) Java Engineer
18 223 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
19 213 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
20 211 (3.94%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 972 (18.15%) React
2 593 (11.08%) Kafka
3 540 (10.09%) Node.js
4 423 (7.90%) .NET
5 321 (6.00%) REST
6 303 (5.66%) HTML
7 290 (5.42%) CSS
8 255 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 238 (4.45%) Spring
10 210 (3.92%) GraphQL
10 210 (3.92%) RESTful
11 201 (3.75%) Spring Boot
12 189 (3.53%) Pandas
13 184 (3.44%) Django
14 168 (3.14%) Flask
15 153 (2.86%) .NET Core
16 146 (2.73%) JSON
16 146 (2.73%) NumPy
17 135 (2.52%) HTML5
18 116 (2.17%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 346 (6.46%) Cloud Native
1 346 (6.46%) Hedge funds
2 342 (6.39%) Public Cloud
3 322 (6.01%) Equities
4 285 (5.32%) Derivative
5 261 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
6 203 (3.79%) Fixed Income
7 181 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 168 (3.14%) Data Centre
9 125 (2.33%) User Experience
10 109 (2.04%) Data Structures
11 93 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
12 86 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
13 79 (1.48%) Management Information System
14 77 (1.44%) Algorithms
15 74 (1.38%) Legacy Systems
16 67 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
16 67 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
17 60 (1.12%) Mobile App
17 60 (1.12%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 784 (14.64%) Linux
2 306 (5.72%) Windows
3 205 (3.83%) Unix
4 103 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 98 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 47 (0.88%) CentOS
8 30 (0.56%) Android
9 28 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 25 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
12 21 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
13 19 (0.35%) VMS
14 13 (0.24%) Debian
14 13 (0.24%) Solaris
15 11 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.15%) SUSE
17 6 (0.11%) AIX
17 6 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,173 (40.59%) Agile
2 1,899 (35.47%) DevOps
3 1,629 (30.43%) CI/CD
4 1,115 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 1,102 (20.58%) Microservices
6 610 (11.39%) Full Stack Development
7 595 (11.11%) Analytics
8 535 (9.99%) Infrastructure as Code
9 505 (9.43%) Test Automation
10 488 (9.11%) Scrum
11 462 (8.63%) Investment Management
11 462 (8.63%) Migration
11 462 (8.63%) TDD
12 446 (8.33%) Asset Management
13 360 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
14 343 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
15 304 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
16 286 (5.34%) ETL
17 285 (5.32%) Data Modelling
18 245 (4.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,873 (34.98%) Python
2 1,284 (23.98%) Java
3 1,041 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 905 (16.90%) SQL
5 569 (10.63%) TypeScript
6 422 (7.88%) C#
7 343 (6.41%) Go
8 320 (5.98%) Bash
9 249 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 209 (3.90%) Scala
11 187 (3.49%) Ruby
12 114 (2.13%) C
13 85 (1.59%) PHP
13 85 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 74 (1.38%) C++
15 70 (1.31%) Perl
16 69 (1.29%) T-SQL
17 56 (1.05%) Groovy
17 56 (1.05%) PL/SQL
18 54 (1.01%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 507 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 440 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 149 (2.78%) Degree
4 115 (2.15%) AWS Certification
5 62 (1.16%) CISSP
6 53 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 50 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 46 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
10 27 (0.50%) CCNP
11 26 (0.49%) CISM
12 22 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
13 18 (0.34%) CCNA
14 17 (0.32%) CEH
14 17 (0.32%) RHCE
15 15 (0.28%) CISA
15 15 (0.28%) Master's Degree
15 15 (0.28%) PhD
16 14 (0.26%) CCA
17 13 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (3.77%) QA
2 78 (1.46%) GDPR
3 71 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 50 (0.93%) Accessibility
5 39 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (0.71%) SLA
7 31 (0.58%) NIST
8 22 (0.41%) NCSC
9 20 (0.37%) PCI DSS
10 14 (0.26%) PMO
11 13 (0.24%) COBIT
12 12 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (0.17%) SOC 2
14 6 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.11%) GRC
15 5 (0.093%) GLBA
15 5 (0.093%) WCAG
16 4 (0.075%) COSO
16 4 (0.075%) ISO 20022
16 4 (0.075%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,179 (22.02%) Docker
2 116 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (2.02%) Active Directory
4 34 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (0.47%) HDFS
6 23 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.26%) vSphere
8 13 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 12 (0.22%) vCloud
10 11 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (0.21%) XenApp
11 10 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 10 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (0.19%) VMware NSX
12 6 (0.11%) Firmware
13 5 (0.093%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 5 (0.093%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.075%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 4 (0.075%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 1,357 (25.35%) Kubernetes
2 1,220 (22.79%) Terraform
3 514 (9.60%) Ansible
4 172 (3.21%) Puppet
5 144 (2.69%) Prometheus
6 131 (2.45%) Grafana
7 120 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
8 93 (1.74%) Packer
9 63 (1.18%) Consul
10 45 (0.84%) Kibana
11 37 (0.69%) ZABBIX
12 34 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
13 32 (0.60%) Istio
13 32 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
14 26 (0.49%) Nagios
15 21 (0.39%) QRadar
16 20 (0.37%) SCCM
17 19 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
18 18 (0.34%) Nessus
19 16 (0.30%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 490 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 355 (6.63%) Google
3 253 (4.73%) Oracle
4 199 (3.72%) VMware
5 168 (3.14%) Splunk
6 133 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 129 (2.41%) SAP
8 98 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 94 (1.76%) Cisco
10 79 (1.48%) IBM
11 77 (1.44%) Databricks
12 74 (1.38%) MuleSoft
13 54 (1.01%) Palo Alto
14 53 (0.99%) Talend
15 51 (0.95%) Informatica
16 45 (0.84%) F5
17 43 (0.80%) Cloudera
18 42 (0.78%) Dynatrace
19 40 (0.75%) New Relic
20 35 (0.65%) Adobe