Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +18
Contract jobs citing AWS 2,486 5,054 4,828
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 13.32% 12.72% 10.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.57% 41.16% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,010 3,741 3,666
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £419
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33.90 £34.50 £31.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £83.50 £74.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% +6.25%

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 6,282 12,278 11,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.65% 30.90% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,535 8,822 8,106
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £350 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 90 93
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -0.36% +32.46%
10th Percentile £18.35 £13.95 £14.32
90th Percentile £54.00 £70.00 £91.00
Median hourly rate £33.61 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +52.77% +10.00% +5.37%

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 June 2020.

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 June 2020.

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 June 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 -3 401 £536 -2.50% 131
South London -2 129 £550 - 18
East London -3 44 £525 -4.55% 18
West London -15 33 £525 - 38
North London +2 2 £519 -5.68% 7
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 1,127 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 974 (39.18%) Azure
3 969 (38.98%) DevOps
4 892 (35.88%) Java
5 831 (33.43%) Python
6 762 (30.65%) Finance
7 726 (29.20%) Docker
8 720 (28.96%) Kubernetes
9 641 (25.78%) Web Services
10 626 (25.18%) Microservices
11 571 (22.97%) GCP
12 548 (22.04%) Terraform
13 510 (20.51%) JavaScript
14 508 (20.43%) Software Engineering
15 446 (17.94%) Jenkins
16 413 (16.61%) SQL
17 381 (15.33%) Asset Management
18 366 (14.72%) Serverless
19 349 (14.04%) React
20 347 (13.96%) Front Office
21 344 (13.84%) Security Cleared
22 324 (13.03%) Linux
23 322 (12.95%) AngularJS
24 313 (12.59%) Ansible
25 306 (12.31%) AWS Lambda
26 292 (11.75%) Fixed Income
27 285 (11.46%) SC Cleared
28 281 (11.30%) Google
29 280 (11.26%) TDD
30 265 (10.66%) Node.js

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
1 141 (5.67%) Apache Spark
2 111 (4.47%) Confluence
3 109 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
4 75 (3.02%) Apache
5 30 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 27 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 21 (0.84%) Red Hat Fuse
8 20 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (0.80%) JBoss
9 18 (0.72%) CMS
10 17 (0.68%) MQSeries
11 14 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
12 12 (0.48%) nginx
13 11 (0.44%) Jupyter
14 9 (0.36%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.32%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.32%) IIS
15 8 (0.32%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.040%) Sketch
5 1 (0.040%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 33 (1.33%) Markit EDM
2 25 (1.01%) SimCorp Dimension
3 8 (0.32%) FINCAD Analytics
3 8 (0.32%) PolarLake
4 6 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 5 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.12%) Maximo
7 3 (0.12%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.040%) Magento
8 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.040%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.040%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.040%) Sage BI
8 1 (0.040%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.040%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 974 (39.18%) Azure
2 571 (22.97%) GCP
3 366 (14.72%) Serverless
4 306 (12.31%) AWS Lambda
5 239 (9.61%) Amazon EC2
6 234 (9.41%) Amazon S3
7 228 (9.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 177 (7.12%) OpenShift
9 163 (6.56%) Amazon ECS
10 119 (4.79%) Amazon SQS
11 109 (4.38%) GitHub
12 82 (3.30%) SaaS
13 77 (3.10%) Amazon EKS
14 68 (2.74%) PaaS
15 62 (2.49%) Amazon Kinesis
15 62 (2.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 47 (1.89%) IaaS
17 44 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 44 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
18 41 (1.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.34%) Firewall
2 58 (2.33%) SSL
3 49 (1.97%) HTTP
4 47 (1.89%) DNS
5 34 (1.37%) HTTPS
5 34 (1.37%) VPN
6 32 (1.29%) TCP/IP
7 31 (1.25%) Network Security
8 26 (1.05%) Internet
9 19 (0.76%) WAN
10 15 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (0.56%) Kerberos
11 14 (0.56%) Skype
11 14 (0.56%) Wireless
12 13 (0.52%) BGP
12 13 (0.52%) OSPF
13 11 (0.44%) DMZ
13 11 (0.44%) SAN
14 10 (0.40%) DHCP
15 9 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (8.69%) Big Data
2 205 (8.25%) NoSQL
3 196 (7.88%) Amazon RDS
4 187 (7.52%) Amazon Redshift
5 177 (7.12%) SQL Server
6 174 (7.00%) MySQL
7 172 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
8 164 (6.60%) MongoDB
9 117 (4.71%) Relational Database
10 106 (4.26%) Hadoop
11 89 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
12 85 (3.42%) Redis
13 79 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 58 (2.33%) Amazon Athena
15 54 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
16 49 (1.97%) RDBMS
17 46 (1.85%) Data Lake
18 44 (1.77%) Amazon Aurora
19 38 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 34 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 446 (17.94%) Jenkins
2 225 (9.05%) Git (software)
3 175 (7.04%) JIRA
4 129 (5.19%) Artifactory
5 121 (4.87%) GitLab
6 104 (4.18%) RStudio
7 99 (3.98%) Maven
8 60 (2.41%) Mockito
9 50 (2.01%) Cucumber
9 50 (2.01%) JUnit
10 48 (1.93%) Selenium
11 45 (1.81%) TeamCity
12 42 (1.69%) Gradle
13 37 (1.49%) SonarQube
14 35 (1.41%) CircleCI
15 32 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
16 28 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 24 (0.97%) Bitbucket
17 24 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
18 22 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 762 (30.65%) Finance
2 347 (13.96%) Front Office
3 263 (10.58%) Banking
4 158 (6.36%) Public Sector
5 130 (5.23%) Investment Banking
6 52 (2.09%) Retail
7 46 (1.85%) Marketing
8 33 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 24 (0.97%) Back Office
10 23 (0.93%) Games
10 23 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.84%) Advertising
12 18 (0.72%) Law
13 15 (0.60%) Electronics
14 14 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.52%) Publishing
16 12 (0.48%) Police
17 11 (0.44%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.40%) Retail Banking
19 9 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 889 (35.76%) Developer
2 429 (17.26%) AWS Engineer
3 391 (15.73%) Architect
4 370 (14.88%) Java Developer
5 350 (14.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 302 (12.15%) AWS Developer
7 164 (6.60%) Data Engineer
8 159 (6.40%) Cloud Engineer
9 157 (6.32%) AWS DevOps
10 155 (6.23%) Software Engineer
11 152 (6.11%) Python Engineer
12 141 (5.67%) Python Developer
13 133 (5.35%) Senior Developer
14 126 (5.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 109 (4.38%) AWS Architect
15 109 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
16 108 (4.34%) Java Engineer
17 106 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
18 102 (4.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 88 (3.54%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 641 (25.78%) Web Services
2 349 (14.04%) React
3 322 (12.95%) AngularJS
4 265 (10.66%) Node.js
5 214 (8.61%) .NET
6 193 (7.76%) Spring
7 183 (7.36%) REST
8 171 (6.88%) Kafka
9 151 (6.07%) Vue.js
10 124 (4.99%) Spring Boot
11 118 (4.75%) J2EE
12 115 (4.63%) .NET Core
13 113 (4.55%) RESTful
14 92 (3.70%) CSS
14 92 (3.70%) HTML
15 79 (3.18%) ASP.NET
16 73 (2.94%) JSON
17 64 (2.57%) J2SE
18 63 (2.53%) gRPC
19 60 (2.41%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 292 (11.75%) Fixed Income
2 258 (10.38%) Hedge funds
3 248 (9.98%) Equities
4 242 (9.73%) Derivative
5 172 (6.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 149 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
7 132 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
8 114 (4.59%) Public Cloud
9 111 (4.47%) Cloud Native
10 70 (2.82%) Data Centre
11 54 (2.17%) Reference Data
12 52 (2.09%) Data Structures
13 51 (2.05%) User Experience
14 49 (1.97%) Algorithms
15 47 (1.89%) Blog
16 39 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
16 39 (1.57%) Mobile App
17 37 (1.49%) Management Information System
18 34 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
19 30 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 324 (13.03%) Linux
2 113 (4.55%) Unix
3 107 (4.30%) Windows
4 46 (1.85%) Mac OS X
5 39 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 18 (0.72%) CentOS
8 13 (0.52%) Android
8 13 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
10 9 (0.36%) CoreOS
10 9 (0.36%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.28%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.28%) Solaris
13 5 (0.20%) Debian
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,127 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 969 (38.98%) DevOps
3 626 (25.18%) Microservices
4 508 (20.43%) Software Engineering
5 381 (15.33%) Asset Management
6 280 (11.26%) TDD
7 246 (9.90%) Test Automation
8 214 (8.61%) Scrum
9 207 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 203 (8.17%) Migration
11 196 (7.88%) Infrastructure as Code
12 193 (7.76%) Open Source
13 192 (7.72%) Decision-Making
14 191 (7.68%) Analytics
15 188 (7.56%) Investment Management
16 164 (6.60%) Machine Learning
17 163 (6.56%) BDD
18 132 (5.31%) Artificial Intelligence
19 129 (5.19%) Fintech
20 126 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 892 (35.88%) Java
2 831 (33.43%) Python
3 510 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 413 (16.61%) SQL
5 225 (9.05%) C#
6 179 (7.20%) Java 8
7 143 (5.75%) R
8 113 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 110 (4.42%) Ruby
10 103 (4.14%) TypeScript
11 98 (3.94%) Go
11 98 (3.94%) Scala
12 71 (2.86%) PowerShell
13 63 (2.53%) Kotlin
14 51 (2.05%) C++
15 38 (1.53%) T-SQL
16 36 (1.45%) F#
16 36 (1.45%) PL/SQL
17 34 (1.37%) Perl
18 33 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 344 (13.84%) Security Cleared
2 285 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 85 (3.42%) Degree
4 49 (1.97%) AWS Certification
5 31 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (1.25%) CISSP
6 28 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 23 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (0.64%) CESG Certified Professional
9 12 (0.48%) CISM
10 10 (0.40%) CCNP
11 9 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 9 (0.36%) BC Cleared
11 9 (0.36%) CCNA
11 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.36%) Sun Certification
12 7 (0.28%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.28%) SANS
12 7 (0.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (2.37%) QA
2 35 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 15 (0.60%) PMO
6 13 (0.52%) GDPR
7 10 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.20%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.20%) NIST
8 5 (0.20%) SLA
9 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.12%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.12%) NCSC
11 2 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.080%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.080%) RMADS
11 2 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 726 (29.20%) Docker
2 60 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 37 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.72%) vSphere
5 14 (0.56%) VMware NSX
6 12 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.44%) HDFS
8 9 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.24%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.24%) XenApp
11 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.12%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.080%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 2 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.080%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.080%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 720 (28.96%) Kubernetes
2 548 (22.04%) Terraform
3 313 (12.59%) Ansible
4 142 (5.71%) Puppet
5 94 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (2.21%) Prometheus
7 22 (0.88%) Kibana
7 22 (0.88%) Packer
7 22 (0.88%) Zipkin
8 20 (0.80%) Grafana
9 18 (0.72%) FortiGate
9 18 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (0.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 11 (0.44%) Consul
11 11 (0.44%) Data Guard
12 10 (0.40%) logstash
12 10 (0.40%) Nessus
12 10 (0.40%) Salt
13 9 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 281 (11.30%) Google
2 143 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 134 (5.39%) Oracle
4 55 (2.21%) VMware
5 51 (2.05%) Red Hat
6 42 (1.69%) Splunk
7 37 (1.49%) Tableau
8 35 (1.41%) Bloomberg
8 35 (1.41%) Cisco
9 33 (1.33%) Cloudera
9 33 (1.33%) IBM
10 30 (1.21%) Sybase
11 28 (1.13%) SAP
12 25 (1.01%) Calypso
12 25 (1.01%) Charles River
12 25 (1.01%) SimCorp
13 23 (0.93%) GoldenSource
13 23 (0.93%) Informatica
14 21 (0.84%) MuleSoft
14 21 (0.84%) Salesforce.com