Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 10 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +13
Contract jobs citing AWS 4,127 5,357 3,939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.07% 11.45% 8.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.91% 41.58% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,904 4,091 3,105
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £419 £406
90th Percentile £720 £694 £650
England median daily rate £545 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 10
London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -2.70% -
10th Percentile £25.00 £35.00 £25.78
90th Percentile £54.45 £102.38 £58.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.13 £40.31
% change year-on-year -14.89% +2.03% +15.16%

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 11,494 12,884 9,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.61% 27.54% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,206 9,559 6,984
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £328 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 76 89
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -11.63% -18.10%
10th Percentile £16.80 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £78.97 £58.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +22.86% -14.63% +7.89%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 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 -2 812 £550 - 531
South London +1 259 £550 +4.76% 82
East London +2 138 £575 +2.22% 92
West London -5 105 £500 - 198
North London +9 11 £525 -19.23% 21
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 1,655 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,525 (36.95%) DevOps
3 1,474 (35.72%) Python
4 1,422 (34.46%) Azure
5 1,219 (29.54%) Java
6 1,046 (25.35%) Docker
7 973 (23.58%) Finance
8 936 (22.68%) Kubernetes
9 828 (20.06%) Microservices
10 788 (19.09%) GCP
11 777 (18.83%) Terraform
12 733 (17.76%) JavaScript
13 731 (17.71%) Web Services
14 695 (16.84%) Linux
15 694 (16.82%) SQL
16 650 (15.75%) Jenkins
17 574 (13.91%) Ansible
18 549 (13.30%) Serverless
19 545 (13.21%) Security Cleared
20 533 (12.91%) Software Engineering
21 512 (12.41%) TDD
22 510 (12.36%) Node.js
23 505 (12.24%) Git (software)
24 478 (11.58%) AWS Lambda
25 456 (11.05%) Google
26 451 (10.93%) React
27 434 (10.52%) Continuous Integration
27 434 (10.52%) SC Cleared
28 432 (10.47%) Scrum
29 427 (10.35%) Amazon S3

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
1 265 (6.42%) Apache Spark
2 189 (4.58%) Confluence
3 177 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
4 116 (2.81%) Apache
5 52 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 51 (1.24%) nginx
7 50 (1.21%) JBoss
8 44 (1.07%) Apache Airflow
9 43 (1.04%) WebLogic
10 42 (1.02%) OpenStack
11 37 (0.90%) IIS
12 35 (0.85%) Jupyter
13 33 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
14 25 (0.61%) SharePoint
15 20 (0.48%) MQSeries
15 20 (0.48%) SAS
16 15 (0.36%) Apache Solr
17 14 (0.34%) CMS
17 14 (0.34%) Jetty
18 12 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 56 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.073%) GNU Octave
5 3 (0.073%) InDesign
5 3 (0.073%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.024%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 45 (1.09%) FINCAD Analytics
2 14 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 12 (0.29%) PolarLake
4 10 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
6 7 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.15%) Magento
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.097%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.097%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 4 (0.097%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.097%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.048%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.048%) R3 Corda
12 1 (0.024%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (0.024%) SAP MDG
12 1 (0.024%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,422 (34.46%) Azure
2 788 (19.09%) GCP
3 549 (13.30%) Serverless
4 478 (11.58%) AWS Lambda
5 427 (10.35%) Amazon S3
6 338 (8.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 313 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
8 230 (5.57%) GitHub
9 182 (4.41%) Amazon SQS
10 144 (3.49%) Amazon ECS
11 139 (3.37%) OpenShift
11 139 (3.37%) PaaS
12 135 (3.27%) SaaS
13 114 (2.76%) IaaS
14 107 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
15 102 (2.47%) Amazon Kinesis
16 96 (2.33%) Office 365
17 93 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 89 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 80 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 143 (3.46%) Firewall
2 111 (2.69%) VPN
3 51 (1.24%) Network Security
4 48 (1.16%) DNS
5 46 (1.11%) WAN
6 42 (1.02%) Internet
7 38 (0.92%) TCP/IP
8 35 (0.85%) HTTP
9 28 (0.68%) Kerberos
10 26 (0.63%) LAN
11 23 (0.56%) SAN
12 19 (0.46%) VLAN
13 18 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (0.41%) NetScaler
14 17 (0.41%) Wireless
15 16 (0.39%) DHCP
15 16 (0.39%) SSL
16 13 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
17 10 (0.24%) BGP
17 10 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (9.26%) Big Data
1 382 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
2 322 (7.80%) NoSQL
3 273 (6.61%) Amazon RDS
4 263 (6.37%) Amazon Redshift
5 260 (6.30%) SQL Server
6 253 (6.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 228 (5.52%) Hadoop
8 211 (5.11%) MySQL
9 201 (4.87%) MongoDB
10 197 (4.77%) Relational Database
11 170 (4.12%) Amazon Athena
12 153 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
13 130 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 125 (3.03%) RDBMS
15 99 (2.40%) Data Lake
16 98 (2.37%) Redis
17 87 (2.11%) Amazon Aurora
18 76 (1.84%) BigQuery
19 69 (1.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 650 (15.75%) Jenkins
2 505 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 349 (8.46%) JIRA
4 119 (2.88%) Maven
5 111 (2.69%) GitLab
6 89 (2.16%) Artifactory
7 85 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 84 (2.04%) SonarQube
9 83 (2.01%) TeamCity
10 81 (1.96%) CircleCI
10 81 (1.96%) Selenium
11 75 (1.82%) JUnit
12 73 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 70 (1.70%) Bitbucket
14 69 (1.67%) Cucumber
15 64 (1.55%) RStudio
16 56 (1.36%) Mockito
17 54 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
18 43 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
19 40 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 973 (23.58%) Finance
2 300 (7.27%) Banking
3 287 (6.95%) Front Office
4 147 (3.56%) Public Sector
5 122 (2.96%) Retail
6 65 (1.57%) Marketing
7 59 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 57 (1.38%) Law
9 51 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 36 (0.87%) Legal
11 26 (0.63%) Games
12 25 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 23 (0.56%) Publishing
15 19 (0.46%) Advertising
15 19 (0.46%) Billing
16 18 (0.44%) Electronics
16 18 (0.44%) Police
17 14 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,332 (32.28%) Developer
2 682 (16.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 588 (14.25%) Architect
4 517 (12.53%) AWS Engineer
5 377 (9.13%) Java Developer
6 322 (7.80%) AWS Developer
7 294 (7.12%) AWS DevOps
8 274 (6.64%) Data Engineer
9 269 (6.52%) Senior Developer
10 231 (5.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 226 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
12 206 (4.99%) AWS Architect
13 204 (4.94%) Python Engineer
14 200 (4.85%) Python Developer
15 197 (4.77%) Software Engineer
16 173 (4.19%) React Developer
17 168 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
18 165 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
19 134 (3.25%) Java Engineer
20 124 (3.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 731 (17.71%) Web Services
2 510 (12.36%) Node.js
3 451 (10.93%) React
4 325 (7.87%) Kafka
5 314 (7.61%) REST
6 310 (7.51%) .NET
7 309 (7.49%) AngularJS
8 295 (7.15%) Spring
9 229 (5.55%) CSS
10 208 (5.04%) HTML
11 197 (4.77%) RESTful
12 188 (4.56%) J2EE
13 187 (4.53%) Spring Boot
14 179 (4.34%) JSON
15 123 (2.98%) GraphQL
16 117 (2.83%) Redux
17 102 (2.47%) .NET Core
18 94 (2.28%) SOAP
19 93 (2.25%) Vue.js
20 92 (2.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 322 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
2 276 (6.69%) Public Cloud
3 244 (5.91%) Fixed Income
4 209 (5.06%) Derivative
5 165 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 156 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
7 122 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 100 (2.42%) Algorithms
8 100 (2.42%) Equities
9 96 (2.33%) Cloud Native
10 95 (2.30%) Hedge funds
11 76 (1.84%) User Experience
12 70 (1.70%) Mobile App
13 66 (1.60%) Data Structures
14 61 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
15 56 (1.36%) PKI
16 54 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
17 47 (1.14%) Virtual Team
18 45 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
19 40 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 695 (16.84%) Linux
2 301 (7.29%) Windows
3 154 (3.73%) Unix
4 136 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 115 (2.79%) Windows Server
6 51 (1.24%) Android
6 51 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 49 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 38 (0.92%) CentOS
9 22 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 21 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.41%) Debian
12 15 (0.36%) CoreOS
13 13 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.31%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.27%) VMS
15 7 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,655 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,525 (36.95%) DevOps
3 828 (20.06%) Microservices
4 533 (12.91%) Software Engineering
5 512 (12.41%) TDD
6 434 (10.52%) Continuous Integration
7 432 (10.47%) Scrum
8 417 (10.10%) Migration
9 399 (9.67%) Analytics
10 320 (7.75%) Asset Management
11 299 (7.24%) Open Source
12 295 (7.15%) Test Automation
13 286 (6.93%) Infrastructure as Code
14 257 (6.23%) Configuration Management
15 254 (6.15%) BDD
16 236 (5.72%) Fintech
17 235 (5.69%) ETL
18 226 (5.48%) Data Science
19 215 (5.21%) Machine Learning
20 207 (5.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,474 (35.72%) Python
2 1,219 (29.54%) Java
3 733 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 694 (16.82%) SQL
5 373 (9.04%) C#
6 295 (7.15%) Ruby
7 251 (6.08%) Bash Shell
8 249 (6.03%) Scala
9 187 (4.53%) Go
10 177 (4.29%) Java 8
11 175 (4.24%) R
12 166 (4.02%) C++
13 156 (3.78%) PowerShell
14 134 (3.25%) TypeScript
15 114 (2.76%) Perl
16 86 (2.08%) Shell Script
17 71 (1.72%) ES6
18 65 (1.57%) PHP
19 52 (1.26%) PL/SQL
20 48 (1.16%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 545 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 434 (10.52%) SC Cleared
3 168 (4.07%) Degree
4 141 (3.42%) AWS Certification
5 67 (1.62%) CISSP
6 52 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 38 (0.92%) DV Cleared
9 28 (0.68%) RHCE
10 27 (0.65%) CISM
11 22 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.53%) PhD
12 18 (0.44%) Master's Degree
13 17 (0.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 16 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
14 16 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
15 14 (0.34%) CRISC
16 13 (0.31%) DBS Check
16 13 (0.31%) IISP
16 13 (0.31%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (2.91%) QA
2 60 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (1.09%) NIST
4 36 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.70%) GDPR
6 25 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 24 (0.58%) NCSC
8 22 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 14 (0.34%) SLA
10 12 (0.29%) PMO
11 11 (0.27%) COBIT
12 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 7 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
15 4 (0.097%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.097%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.048%) ISAE 3402
16 2 (0.048%) ISO 9000
16 2 (0.048%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,046 (25.35%) Docker
2 144 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 124 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (1.21%) vSphere
5 35 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (0.73%) Hyper-V
7 26 (0.63%) HDFS
8 22 (0.53%) XenApp
9 17 (0.41%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.36%) VMware NSX
11 12 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (0.29%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.22%) Postfix
13 8 (0.19%) NFS
14 7 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (0.17%) VMFS
15 6 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
16 5 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 936 (22.68%) Kubernetes
2 777 (18.83%) Terraform
3 574 (13.91%) Ansible
4 279 (6.76%) Puppet
5 275 (6.66%) Opscode Chef
6 82 (1.99%) Packer
7 55 (1.33%) Prometheus
8 50 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
9 42 (1.02%) Salt
10 39 (0.94%) Consul
11 36 (0.87%) SCCM
12 34 (0.82%) Kibana
13 33 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
13 33 (0.80%) Istio
14 31 (0.75%) Grafana
15 25 (0.61%) Suricata
16 23 (0.56%) ZABBIX
17 19 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 19 (0.46%) Nagios
17 19 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 456 (11.05%) Google
2 327 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 223 (5.40%) Oracle
4 160 (3.88%) VMware
5 150 (3.63%) Splunk
6 136 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 82 (1.99%) Cisco
8 73 (1.77%) Sybase
9 63 (1.53%) Tableau
10 60 (1.45%) SAP
11 58 (1.41%) Bloomberg
12 57 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
13 56 (1.36%) Citrix
14 54 (1.31%) IBM
15 45 (1.09%) Cloudera
16 42 (1.02%) Qualys
17 41 (0.99%) Informatica
18 39 (0.94%) Atlassian
18 39 (0.94%) Greenplum
18 39 (0.94%) MuleSoft