Period
to 26 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 26 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 8 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +13
Contract jobs citing AWS 3,507 5,272 4,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.42% 11.97% 9.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.32% 41.34% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,552 3,934 3,375
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +4.43%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £413
90th Percentile £720 £700 £675
England median daily rate £540 £533 £525
% change year-on-year +1.41% +1.43% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 12
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
10th Percentile £24.00 £35.00 £26.08
90th Percentile £53.75 £87.50 £50.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £41.61
% change year-on-year - -15.89% -10.03%

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 9,656 12,754 10,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.20% 28.96% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,985 9,349 7,579
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 £689 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 86 93
London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.28% +20.89%
10th Percentile £18.10 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £66.47 £84.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -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 26 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 26 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 26 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 -2 626 £545 -0.91% 543
South London +2 253 £525 -4.55% 69
West London +1 78 £525 +5.00% 189
East London -3 73 £550 -4.35% 85
North London +9 6 £525 -25.00% 24
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 1,414 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1,244 (35.47%) Azure
3 1,208 (34.45%) DevOps
4 1,200 (34.22%) Python
5 1,058 (30.17%) Java
6 927 (26.43%) Docker
7 857 (24.44%) Kubernetes
8 843 (24.04%) Finance
9 733 (20.90%) Microservices
10 700 (19.96%) Terraform
11 699 (19.93%) Web Services
12 695 (19.82%) GCP
13 633 (18.05%) SQL
14 619 (17.65%) JavaScript
15 545 (15.54%) Jenkins
16 528 (15.06%) Software Engineering
17 516 (14.71%) Security Cleared
18 513 (14.63%) Linux
19 492 (14.03%) Serverless
20 466 (13.29%) Ansible
21 438 (12.49%) SC Cleared
22 421 (12.00%) AWS Lambda
23 414 (11.80%) TDD
24 412 (11.75%) Node.js
25 380 (10.84%) React
26 379 (10.81%) Git (software)
27 368 (10.49%) Amazon S3
28 356 (10.15%) Analytics
29 341 (9.72%) Asset Management
29 341 (9.72%) Google

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 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 161 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
3 159 (4.53%) Confluence
4 70 (2.00%) Apache
5 58 (1.65%) WebLogic
6 42 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 41 (1.17%) JBoss
8 39 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
9 38 (1.08%) Red Hat Fuse
10 36 (1.03%) MQSeries
11 29 (0.83%) nginx
12 26 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
13 23 (0.66%) Jupyter
14 22 (0.63%) CMS
15 19 (0.54%) SAS
16 18 (0.51%) OpenStack
17 17 (0.48%) IIS
18 14 (0.40%) SharePoint
19 9 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 7 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 43 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.11%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.086%) InDesign
4 3 (0.086%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.057%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.057%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.057%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.029%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.029%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 52 (1.48%) FINCAD Analytics
2 20 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.29%) PolarLake
4 10 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
5 5 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.057%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.057%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (0.057%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.057%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.057%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.057%) Workfront
9 1 (0.029%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.029%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 1,244 (35.47%) Azure
2 695 (19.82%) GCP
3 492 (14.03%) Serverless
4 421 (12.00%) AWS Lambda
5 368 (10.49%) Amazon S3
6 325 (9.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 297 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
8 201 (5.73%) GitHub
9 188 (5.36%) OpenShift
10 180 (5.13%) Amazon SQS
11 158 (4.51%) Amazon ECS
12 97 (2.77%) SaaS
13 96 (2.74%) PaaS
14 92 (2.62%) Amazon Kinesis
15 85 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
16 84 (2.40%) Amazon EKS
17 78 (2.22%) IaaS
18 71 (2.02%) Route 53
18 71 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 65 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 120 (3.42%) Firewall
2 72 (2.05%) VPN
3 56 (1.60%) Network Security
4 54 (1.54%) DNS
5 46 (1.31%) HTTP
6 44 (1.25%) TCP/IP
7 40 (1.14%) WAN
8 33 (0.94%) Kerberos
8 33 (0.94%) SSL
9 25 (0.71%) SAN
10 23 (0.66%) Internet
11 22 (0.63%) LAN
12 16 (0.46%) DHCP
13 12 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (0.34%) Wireless
14 11 (0.31%) NetScaler
14 11 (0.31%) OSPF
15 9 (0.26%) VoIP
15 9 (0.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
2 297 (8.47%) Big Data
3 290 (8.27%) NoSQL
4 268 (7.64%) Amazon RDS
5 258 (7.36%) Amazon Redshift
6 234 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 203 (5.79%) MySQL
8 195 (5.56%) MongoDB
9 189 (5.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 170 (4.85%) Relational Database
11 165 (4.70%) Amazon Athena
12 159 (4.53%) Hadoop
13 118 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
14 113 (3.22%) Redis
15 107 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
16 90 (2.57%) RDBMS
17 86 (2.45%) Data Lake
18 84 (2.40%) Amazon Aurora
19 70 (2.00%) BigQuery
20 53 (1.51%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 545 (15.54%) Jenkins
2 379 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 265 (7.56%) JIRA
4 126 (3.59%) Maven
5 122 (3.48%) Artifactory
6 108 (3.08%) GitLab
7 81 (2.31%) RStudio
8 73 (2.08%) JUnit
9 72 (2.05%) CircleCI
10 66 (1.88%) Mockito
11 62 (1.77%) TeamCity
12 59 (1.68%) Cucumber
12 59 (1.68%) SonarQube
13 58 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 52 (1.48%) Gradle
15 51 (1.45%) Selenium
16 42 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
17 40 (1.14%) Bitbucket
18 37 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
18 37 (1.06%) Travis CI
General
1 843 (24.04%) Finance
2 329 (9.38%) Front Office
3 235 (6.70%) Banking
4 179 (5.10%) Public Sector
5 84 (2.40%) Retail
6 69 (1.97%) Marketing
7 67 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 40 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 34 (0.97%) Law
10 24 (0.68%) Games
11 21 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.57%) Advertising
13 19 (0.54%) Billing
13 19 (0.54%) Publishing
14 17 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.46%) Police
16 14 (0.40%) Electronics
16 14 (0.40%) Legal
17 13 (0.37%) Back Office
17 13 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,150 (32.79%) Developer
2 522 (14.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 500 (14.26%) Architect
4 456 (13.00%) AWS Engineer
5 368 (10.49%) Java Developer
6 324 (9.24%) AWS Developer
7 253 (7.21%) Data Engineer
8 251 (7.16%) AWS DevOps
9 218 (6.22%) Senior Developer
10 202 (5.76%) Cloud Engineer
11 196 (5.59%) Python Engineer
12 192 (5.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 184 (5.25%) Python Developer
14 152 (4.33%) Software Engineer
15 151 (4.31%) AWS Architect
16 135 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
17 121 (3.45%) Java Engineer
18 118 (3.36%) React Developer
19 113 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
20 108 (3.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 699 (19.93%) Web Services
2 412 (11.75%) Node.js
3 380 (10.84%) React
4 311 (8.87%) AngularJS
5 294 (8.38%) REST
6 280 (7.98%) .NET
7 250 (7.13%) Spring
8 221 (6.30%) Kafka
9 179 (5.10%) J2EE
10 168 (4.79%) Spring Boot
11 160 (4.56%) CSS
12 144 (4.11%) HTML
13 138 (3.93%) RESTful
14 119 (3.39%) JSON
15 103 (2.94%) .NET Core
16 99 (2.82%) Vue.js
17 89 (2.54%) Redux
18 84 (2.40%) SOAP
19 82 (2.34%) XML
20 76 (2.17%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 281 (8.01%) Greenfield Project
2 272 (7.76%) Fixed Income
3 237 (6.76%) Derivative
4 218 (6.22%) Public Cloud
5 182 (5.19%) Equities
6 162 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 154 (4.39%) Hedge funds
8 149 (4.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 117 (3.34%) Data Centre
10 110 (3.14%) Cloud Native
11 93 (2.65%) Algorithms
12 73 (2.08%) Blog
13 68 (1.94%) Data Structures
14 57 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
14 57 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
15 54 (1.54%) User Experience
16 48 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
17 45 (1.28%) PKI
17 45 (1.28%) Reference Data
18 44 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 513 (14.63%) Linux
2 227 (6.47%) Windows
3 130 (3.71%) Unix
4 97 (2.77%) Windows Server
5 74 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (1.08%) Ubuntu
7 25 (0.71%) CentOS
8 23 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 21 (0.60%) Android
10 20 (0.57%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.37%) CoreOS
12 13 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 12 (0.34%) Debian
13 12 (0.34%) Solaris
14 9 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,414 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1,208 (34.45%) DevOps
3 733 (20.90%) Microservices
4 528 (15.06%) Software Engineering
5 414 (11.80%) TDD
6 356 (10.15%) Analytics
7 341 (9.72%) Asset Management
8 334 (9.52%) Scrum
9 315 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
10 306 (8.73%) Migration
11 294 (8.38%) Open Source
12 251 (7.16%) Test Automation
13 241 (6.87%) Infrastructure as Code
14 209 (5.96%) Machine Learning
15 191 (5.45%) BDD
16 190 (5.42%) ETL
17 181 (5.16%) Configuration Management
18 179 (5.10%) Decision-Making
19 178 (5.08%) Data Science
20 169 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,200 (34.22%) Python
2 1,058 (30.17%) Java
3 633 (18.05%) SQL
4 619 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 328 (9.35%) C#
6 202 (5.76%) R
7 190 (5.42%) Ruby
8 174 (4.96%) Java 8
9 167 (4.76%) Scala
10 159 (4.53%) Go
11 143 (4.08%) Bash Shell
12 134 (3.82%) TypeScript
13 126 (3.59%) PowerShell
14 121 (3.45%) C++
15 61 (1.74%) PHP
16 60 (1.71%) Kotlin
17 52 (1.48%) PL/SQL
17 52 (1.48%) T-SQL
18 42 (1.20%) ES6
19 41 (1.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 516 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 438 (12.49%) SC Cleared
3 129 (3.68%) Degree
4 78 (2.22%) AWS Certification
5 47 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (1.08%) DV Cleared
7 36 (1.03%) CISSP
8 27 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (0.46%) BC Cleared
10 16 (0.46%) MCSA
11 15 (0.43%) PhD
12 14 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 14 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
12 14 (0.40%) CISM
13 13 (0.37%) CCNA
13 13 (0.37%) CCSP
13 13 (0.37%) CRISC
14 12 (0.34%) CCNP
15 8 (0.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (2.34%) QA
2 38 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 35 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.68%) NIST
5 21 (0.60%) NCSC
6 19 (0.54%) GDPR
6 19 (0.54%) PMO
7 18 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 14 (0.40%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.23%) SLA
11 7 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.17%) COBIT
13 5 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
14 4 (0.11%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
14 4 (0.11%) ISO 20022
15 3 (0.086%) Government Security Classifications
15 3 (0.086%) NIST 800
System Software
1 927 (26.43%) Docker
2 93 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 92 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (1.17%) vSphere
5 32 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (0.86%) Hyper-V
7 23 (0.66%) VMware NSX
8 22 (0.63%) HDFS
9 16 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.34%) VirtualBox
11 11 (0.31%) XenApp
12 8 (0.23%) Apache Flume
12 8 (0.23%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.17%) NFS
14 6 (0.17%) Postfix
14 6 (0.17%) VMFS
15 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 857 (24.44%) Kubernetes
2 700 (19.96%) Terraform
3 466 (13.29%) Ansible
4 211 (6.02%) Puppet
5 150 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (1.63%) Packer
7 54 (1.54%) Prometheus
8 33 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
9 29 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
10 28 (0.80%) Kibana
11 22 (0.63%) Consul
11 22 (0.63%) Istio
12 21 (0.60%) SCCM
13 20 (0.57%) Grafana
14 18 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 18 (0.51%) logstash
14 18 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 16 (0.46%) Salt
16 15 (0.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
17 12 (0.34%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 341 (9.72%) Google
2 227 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 222 (6.33%) Oracle
4 120 (3.42%) VMware
5 97 (2.77%) Red Hat
6 78 (2.22%) Splunk
7 76 (2.17%) Sybase
8 65 (1.85%) Cisco
9 59 (1.68%) Tableau
10 42 (1.20%) MuleSoft
11 41 (1.17%) IBM
12 40 (1.14%) Citrix
13 38 (1.08%) Cloudera
14 37 (1.06%) Informatica
15 36 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
16 34 (0.97%) Axway
17 33 (0.94%) Atlassian
18 32 (0.91%) Hortonworks
19 31 (0.88%) Bloomberg
20 29 (0.83%) SAP