Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing AWS 5,376 2,562 3,704
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 14.47% 14.51% 12.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.38% 38.54% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,217 2,037 2,670
10th Percentile £450 £400 £413
25th Percentile £513 £463 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £560
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% +1.82%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £650
90th Percentile £750 £713 £725
England median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 9
10th Percentile £35.00 - £24.25
25th Percentile £53.00 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate £63.00 £47.50 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +32.63% +90.00% -54.55%
75th Percentile £74.38 £47.75 £53.75
90th Percentile £84.63 - £54.10
England median hourly rate £60.68 £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +27.74% +35.71% -27.69%

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 14,381 6,648 10,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.72% 37.64% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,703 4,943 7,559
10th Percentile £393 £338 £313
25th Percentile £475 £413 £421
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £700
England median daily rate £538 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 24 76
10th Percentile £13.88 £20.30 £15.88
25th Percentile £20.05 £22.44 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +18.60% +14.94%
75th Percentile £55.00 £57.19 £38.78
90th Percentile £70.43 £68.00 £78.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% +11.43%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +4 618 £600 +9.09% 569
South London +2 98 £586 +16.04% 15
West London -17 43 £613 +20.10% 128
East London -12 12 £704 +30.98% 103
North London +1 3 £800 +64.10% 9
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 2,204 (41.00%) Azure
2 2,014 (37.46%) Agile Software Development
3 1,873 (34.84%) DevOps
4 1,780 (33.11%) Python
5 1,771 (32.94%) CI/CD
6 1,526 (28.39%) Terraform
7 1,368 (25.45%) Kubernetes
8 1,364 (25.37%) Finance
9 1,283 (23.87%) Docker
10 1,270 (23.62%) Java
11 1,148 (21.35%) GCP
12 1,049 (19.51%) Software Engineering
13 1,011 (18.81%) Microservices
14 992 (18.45%) JavaScript
15 989 (18.40%) Serverless
16 893 (16.61%) SQL
17 855 (15.90%) Social Skills
18 838 (15.59%) React
19 747 (13.90%) Linux
20 732 (13.62%) Jenkins
21 731 (13.60%) AWS Lambda
22 720 (13.39%) Full Stack Development
23 672 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
24 624 (11.61%) Analytics
25 614 (11.42%) Node.js
26 584 (10.86%) Amazon S3
27 577 (10.73%) TypeScript
28 569 (10.58%) Ansible
29 556 (10.34%) Kafka
30 545 (10.14%) Git (software)

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
1 275 (5.12%) Apache Spark
2 152 (2.83%) Confluence
3 131 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 129 (2.40%) Apache Airflow
5 115 (2.14%) Apache
6 44 (0.82%) IIS
7 41 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 40 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 37 (0.69%) Jupyter
10 29 (0.54%) CMS
11 28 (0.52%) nginx
12 26 (0.48%) OpenStack
12 26 (0.48%) SharePoint
13 24 (0.45%) Ethereum
13 24 (0.45%) JBoss
14 23 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
15 22 (0.41%) Camunda
16 21 (0.39%) WebLogic
17 17 (0.32%) WebSphere
18 14 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.074%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.056%) SPSS
8 2 (0.037%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.037%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.037%) Notepad++
9 1 (0.019%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.019%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 16 (0.30%) Sentinel
2 9 (0.17%) Cloudability
2 9 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.093%) Shopify
5 3 (0.056%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.056%) Eikon
5 3 (0.056%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.056%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 3 (0.056%) RMDS
5 3 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.037%) Magento
6 2 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.037%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.037%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.019%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2,204 (41.00%) Azure
2 1,148 (21.35%) GCP
3 989 (18.40%) Serverless
4 731 (13.60%) AWS Lambda
5 584 (10.86%) Amazon S3
6 468 (8.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 340 (6.32%) GitHub
8 328 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
9 269 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
10 242 (4.50%) PaaS
11 232 (4.32%) SaaS
12 208 (3.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 206 (3.83%) Amazon ECS
14 177 (3.29%) Amazon EKS
14 177 (3.29%) IaaS
15 169 (3.14%) OpenShift
16 167 (3.11%) AWS Step Functions
17 132 (2.46%) Power Platform
18 126 (2.34%) Snowflake
19 119 (2.21%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 165 (3.07%) Firewall
2 108 (2.01%) DNS
3 102 (1.90%) VPN
4 86 (1.60%) HTTP
5 77 (1.43%) Network Security
6 69 (1.28%) Internet
7 68 (1.26%) TCP/IP
8 48 (0.89%) WAN
9 36 (0.67%) BGP
10 32 (0.60%) LAN
11 29 (0.54%) HTTPS
12 26 (0.48%) Kerberos
13 25 (0.47%) SSL
14 24 (0.45%) OSPF
15 20 (0.37%) Wireless
16 18 (0.33%) IPsec
17 16 (0.30%) DHCP
17 16 (0.30%) MQTT
18 15 (0.28%) SD-WAN
18 15 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (7.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 359 (6.68%) Amazon RDS
3 355 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
4 332 (6.18%) Big Data
5 312 (5.80%) NoSQL
6 244 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
7 228 (4.24%) Amazon Redshift
8 219 (4.07%) MongoDB
9 214 (3.98%) SQL Server
10 179 (3.33%) Data Lake
11 175 (3.26%) Relational Database
12 153 (2.85%) MySQL
13 140 (2.60%) Hadoop
14 129 (2.40%) Power BI
15 120 (2.23%) Amazon Athena
16 105 (1.95%) Tableau
17 94 (1.75%) Redis
18 81 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
19 66 (1.23%) Blockchain
20 64 (1.19%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 732 (13.62%) Jenkins
2 545 (10.14%) Git (software)
3 298 (5.54%) JIRA
4 290 (5.39%) GitLab
5 154 (2.86%) Maven
6 116 (2.16%) Bitbucket
6 116 (2.16%) CircleCI
7 107 (1.99%) Gradle
8 95 (1.77%) TeamCity
9 92 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 89 (1.66%) Artifactory
11 74 (1.38%) Cucumber
12 72 (1.34%) SonarQube
13 71 (1.32%) Terragrunt
14 55 (1.02%) Selenium
15 50 (0.93%) JUnit
16 45 (0.84%) webpack
17 43 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 43 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
18 37 (0.69%) Postman
General
1 1,364 (25.37%) Finance
2 855 (15.90%) Social Skills
3 432 (8.04%) Front Office
4 358 (6.66%) Banking
5 267 (4.97%) Public Sector
6 240 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
7 162 (3.01%) Retail
8 130 (2.42%) Presentation Skills
9 107 (1.99%) Marketing
10 92 (1.71%) Legal
11 85 (1.58%) Financial Institution
12 83 (1.54%) Telecoms
13 69 (1.28%) Law
14 65 (1.21%) Investment Banking
15 54 (1.00%) Influencing Skills
16 52 (0.97%) Manufacturing
17 47 (0.87%) Publishing
18 39 (0.73%) Electronics
19 33 (0.61%) Games
20 32 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,570 (29.20%) Developer
2 843 (15.68%) AWS Engineer
3 811 (15.09%) Architect
4 648 (12.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 462 (8.59%) Software Engineer
6 409 (7.61%) Java Developer
7 390 (7.25%) Data Engineer
8 327 (6.08%) Python Developer
9 306 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
10 303 (5.64%) AWS DevOps
11 292 (5.43%) AWS Developer
12 287 (5.34%) Cloud Engineer
13 283 (5.26%) Python Engineer
14 275 (5.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 257 (4.78%) Senior Developer
16 255 (4.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 234 (4.35%) Java Engineer
18 233 (4.33%) AWS Architect
19 216 (4.02%) React Developer
20 213 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 838 (15.59%) React
2 614 (11.42%) Node.js
3 556 (10.34%) Kafka
4 324 (6.03%) .NET
5 322 (5.99%) REST
6 294 (5.47%) AngularJS
7 258 (4.80%) Spring
8 240 (4.46%) HTML
9 224 (4.17%) CSS
10 205 (3.81%) Spring Boot
11 161 (2.99%) RESTful
12 158 (2.94%) GraphQL
13 142 (2.64%) Vue.js
14 132 (2.46%) Material-UI
15 129 (2.40%) .NET Core
16 121 (2.25%) HTML5
17 109 (2.03%) Web Services
18 107 (1.99%) CSS3
18 107 (1.99%) Django
18 107 (1.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 314 (5.84%) Cloud Native
2 292 (5.43%) Public Cloud
3 243 (4.52%) Equities
4 226 (4.20%) Hedge funds
5 213 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
6 208 (3.87%) Derivative
7 171 (3.18%) Fixed Income
8 165 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 141 (2.62%) Data Centre
10 100 (1.86%) User Experience
11 89 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
12 84 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
13 81 (1.51%) Legacy Systems
14 77 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
15 75 (1.40%) Algorithms
16 74 (1.38%) Data Structures
17 65 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
18 63 (1.17%) Management Information System
19 54 (1.00%) Mobile App
20 39 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 747 (13.90%) Linux
2 348 (6.47%) Windows
3 177 (3.29%) Unix
4 154 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 56 (1.04%) CentOS
7 53 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 24 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 23 (0.43%) Android
10 20 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 18 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (0.30%) Solaris
13 15 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
14 13 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
15 12 (0.22%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.20%) Debian
17 10 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,014 (37.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1,873 (34.84%) DevOps
3 1,771 (32.94%) CI/CD
4 1,049 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 1,011 (18.81%) Microservices
6 720 (13.39%) Full Stack Development
7 672 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
8 624 (11.61%) Analytics
9 483 (8.98%) Asset Management
10 470 (8.74%) Migration
11 440 (8.18%) TDD
12 397 (7.38%) Scrum
13 372 (6.92%) Investment Management
14 335 (6.23%) Test Automation
15 317 (5.90%) Problem-Solving
16 308 (5.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 302 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
18 281 (5.23%) SDLC
19 265 (4.93%) Open Source
20 264 (4.91%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1,780 (33.11%) Python
2 1,270 (23.62%) Java
3 992 (18.45%) JavaScript
4 893 (16.61%) SQL
5 577 (10.73%) TypeScript
6 287 (5.34%) C#
7 270 (5.02%) Bash
8 245 (4.56%) Go
9 228 (4.24%) Scala
10 201 (3.74%) PowerShell
11 163 (3.03%) Ruby
12 116 (2.16%) Kotlin
13 97 (1.80%) Java 8
14 94 (1.75%) PHP
15 86 (1.60%) Shell Script
16 84 (1.56%) C++
17 74 (1.38%) Java 11
18 70 (1.30%) C
19 67 (1.25%) R
20 66 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 409 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 350 (6.51%) SC Cleared
3 212 (3.94%) Degree
4 209 (3.89%) AWS Certification
5 77 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 62 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (1.12%) CISSP
8 37 (0.69%) RHCE
9 36 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 30 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
11 26 (0.48%) CCNP
12 21 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (0.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 17 (0.32%) CCIE
14 16 (0.30%) CCNA
14 16 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
15 12 (0.22%) CEH
15 12 (0.22%) PhD
16 11 (0.20%) CCSP
16 11 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (2.99%) QA
2 132 (2.46%) GDPR
3 114 (2.12%) Data Quality
4 67 (1.25%) Accessibility
5 47 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (0.71%) NIST
7 27 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 25 (0.47%) GRC
8 25 (0.47%) SLA
9 24 (0.45%) NCSC
10 15 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (0.22%) COBIT
11 12 (0.22%) PMO
12 10 (0.19%) NIST 800
13 9 (0.17%) IFRS
14 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.093%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.093%) SOC 2
16 3 (0.056%) Basel II
16 3 (0.056%) GLBA
System Software
1 1,283 (23.87%) Docker
2 155 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 109 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.43%) vSphere
7 22 (0.41%) VMware NSX
8 21 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 17 (0.32%) Hyper-V
10 13 (0.24%) HDFS
11 12 (0.22%) NFS
12 8 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 8 (0.15%) vCloud
13 7 (0.13%) OpenAM
13 7 (0.13%) OpenIDM
13 7 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.093%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,526 (28.39%) Terraform
2 1,368 (25.45%) Kubernetes
3 569 (10.58%) Ansible
4 181 (3.37%) Puppet
5 178 (3.31%) Prometheus
6 173 (3.22%) Grafana
7 135 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
8 60 (1.12%) Packer
9 53 (0.99%) Kibana
10 49 (0.91%) Istio
11 43 (0.80%) Consul
12 35 (0.65%) Nagios
12 35 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
13 31 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
14 27 (0.50%) ZABBIX
15 20 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
15 20 (0.37%) SCCM
16 19 (0.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 17 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 17 (0.32%) Icinga
Vendors
1 357 (6.64%) Microsoft
2 321 (5.97%) Google
3 264 (4.91%) Oracle
4 177 (3.29%) VMware
5 161 (2.99%) Red Hat
6 143 (2.66%) Splunk
7 105 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
8 103 (1.92%) SAP
9 96 (1.79%) Databricks
10 91 (1.69%) MuleSoft
11 86 (1.60%) Cisco
12 75 (1.40%) Informatica
13 65 (1.21%) IBM
14 59 (1.10%) Cloudera
15 55 (1.02%) Talend
16 37 (0.69%) Citrix
17 36 (0.67%) Atlassian
18 35 (0.65%) Palo Alto
18 35 (0.65%) Teradata
19 34 (0.63%) New Relic