Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +9
Contract jobs citing AWS 2,042 4,484 5,117
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 14.44% 12.21% 11.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.14% 37.34% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 3,301 3,958
Median daily rate £550 £560 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £406 £425 £425
90th Percentile £750 £719 £688
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.33% +53.85%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 4,964 12,010 12,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.11% 32.71% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,465 8,662 9,014
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £714 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £478
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 103 78
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% -6.54%
10th Percentile £22.45 £17.55 £12.85
90th Percentile £41.55 £53.75 £80.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year +54.08% +29.80% -12.50%

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 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -2 222 £550 - 266
South London -1 92 £508 -7.73% 40
West London -13 22 £625 +19.05% 68
East London -10 6 £650 +13.04% 57
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1,023 (50.10%) Agile Software Development
2 914 (44.76%) Python
3 912 (44.66%) Java
4 890 (43.58%) Azure
5 791 (38.74%) DevOps
6 743 (36.39%) Finance
7 659 (32.27%) Web Services
8 605 (29.63%) Kubernetes
9 593 (29.04%) Docker
10 581 (28.45%) Microservices
11 575 (28.16%) Software Engineering
12 547 (26.79%) GCP
13 514 (25.17%) JavaScript
14 509 (24.93%) Asset Management
15 426 (20.86%) SQL
16 413 (20.23%) Serverless
17 410 (20.08%) React
18 403 (19.74%) Jenkins
19 399 (19.54%) Front Office
20 392 (19.20%) Fixed Income
21 388 (19.00%) Derivative
22 376 (18.41%) AngularJS
23 372 (18.22%) Hedge funds
24 370 (18.12%) Terraform
25 365 (17.87%) Investment Management
26 364 (17.83%) AWS Lambda
27 348 (17.04%) Banking
28 347 (16.99%) Equities
29 309 (15.13%) Google
30 307 (15.03%) 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
1 144 (7.05%) Apache
2 107 (5.24%) Apache Spark
3 63 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (2.99%) Confluence
5 46 (2.25%) Cloud Foundry
6 27 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 19 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
8 17 (0.83%) Jupyter
9 14 (0.69%) nginx
10 13 (0.64%) IIS
10 13 (0.64%) JBoss
10 13 (0.64%) SharePoint
10 13 (0.64%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.59%) Red Hat Fuse
12 11 (0.54%) MQSeries
12 11 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.49%) CMS
13 10 (0.49%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.39%) Jetty
Applications
1 21 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.15%) Sketch
4 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.098%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.15%) Magento
3 3 (0.15%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.098%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.098%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.049%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.049%) Maximo
5 1 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.049%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.049%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 890 (43.58%) Azure
2 547 (26.79%) GCP
3 413 (20.23%) Serverless
4 364 (17.83%) AWS Lambda
5 244 (11.95%) Amazon EC2
5 244 (11.95%) Amazon S3
6 192 (9.40%) Amazon ECS
7 149 (7.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 89 (4.36%) OpenShift
9 87 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
10 76 (3.72%) Apigee
11 73 (3.57%) GitHub
12 71 (3.48%) SaaS
13 66 (3.23%) PaaS
14 64 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 56 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
16 53 (2.60%) Amazon EKS
16 53 (2.60%) IaaS
17 44 (2.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 38 (1.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.04%) Firewall
2 41 (2.01%) DNS
3 38 (1.86%) SSL
4 32 (1.57%) HTTP
4 32 (1.57%) VPN
5 26 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.13%) WAN
7 20 (0.98%) HTTPS
8 19 (0.93%) Network Security
9 18 (0.88%) LAN
10 12 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 12 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (0.59%) SAN
11 11 (0.54%) Internet
11 11 (0.54%) Kerberos
12 10 (0.49%) DHCP
13 9 (0.44%) SSH
14 8 (0.39%) Skype
14 8 (0.39%) VLAN
15 7 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (9.45%) PostgreSQL
2 185 (9.06%) Amazon Redshift
3 176 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 171 (8.37%) MySQL
5 151 (7.39%) NoSQL
6 141 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
7 124 (6.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 122 (5.97%) MongoDB
9 100 (4.90%) Big Data
10 93 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
11 74 (3.62%) Relational Database
12 68 (3.33%) Hadoop
13 46 (2.25%) Amazon Aurora
14 41 (2.01%) Redis
15 35 (1.71%) RDBMS
16 33 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
17 31 (1.52%) Data Lake
18 26 (1.27%) Apache Ignite
19 22 (1.08%) Amazon Athena
19 22 (1.08%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 403 (19.74%) Jenkins
2 254 (12.44%) Git (software)
3 147 (7.20%) GitLab
4 146 (7.15%) Artifactory
5 117 (5.73%) JIRA
6 81 (3.97%) RStudio
7 79 (3.87%) Maven
8 60 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 43 (2.11%) Mockito
10 36 (1.76%) Selenium
11 35 (1.71%) JUnit
12 34 (1.67%) Gradle
13 31 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
14 28 (1.37%) Jasmine
15 25 (1.22%) webpack
16 24 (1.18%) CircleCI
17 22 (1.08%) Cypress.io
18 21 (1.03%) Bitbucket
18 21 (1.03%) SonarQube
19 19 (0.93%) gulp
General
1 743 (36.39%) Finance
2 399 (19.54%) Front Office
3 348 (17.04%) Banking
4 146 (7.15%) Investment Banking
5 132 (6.46%) Public Sector
6 40 (1.96%) Retail
7 39 (1.91%) Back Office
8 30 (1.47%) Marketing
9 26 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 25 (1.22%) Law
11 22 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.83%) Electronics
12 17 (0.83%) Games
13 16 (0.78%) Advertising
14 12 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.59%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.49%) Police
16 8 (0.39%) Billing
16 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 886 (43.39%) Developer
2 367 (17.97%) AWS Engineer
3 309 (15.13%) Architect
4 291 (14.25%) Java Developer
5 281 (13.76%) Software Engineer
6 275 (13.47%) AWS Developer
7 235 (11.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 233 (11.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 201 (9.84%) Python Developer
10 169 (8.28%) Python Engineer
11 146 (7.15%) Java Engineer
12 138 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
13 133 (6.51%) AWS Software Engineer
14 121 (5.93%) AWS DevOps
15 110 (5.39%) AWS Architect
16 102 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
17 101 (4.95%) Java Software Developer
18 94 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
19 92 (4.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
20 89 (4.36%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (32.27%) Web Services
2 410 (20.08%) React
3 376 (18.41%) AngularJS
4 260 (12.73%) Vue.js
5 256 (12.54%) Node.js
6 183 (8.96%) .NET
7 182 (8.91%) Spring
8 141 (6.90%) REST
9 139 (6.81%) Kafka
10 123 (6.02%) gRPC
11 115 (5.63%) Spring Boot
12 101 (4.95%) HTML
13 98 (4.80%) .NET Core
14 93 (4.55%) RESTful
15 85 (4.16%) Swagger
16 83 (4.06%) CSS
17 80 (3.92%) J2EE
18 75 (3.67%) OAuth
19 71 (3.48%) ASP.NET
20 66 (3.23%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 392 (19.20%) Fixed Income
2 388 (19.00%) Derivative
3 372 (18.22%) Hedge funds
4 347 (16.99%) Equities
5 255 (12.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 155 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
7 95 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
8 76 (3.72%) Public Cloud
9 75 (3.67%) Cloud Native
10 61 (2.99%) Data Centre
11 60 (2.94%) User Experience
12 58 (2.84%) Mobile App
13 54 (2.64%) Blog
14 40 (1.96%) Credit Derivative
15 30 (1.47%) Private Cloud
16 25 (1.22%) Management Information System
17 24 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
18 22 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
19 18 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
20 17 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 254 (12.44%) Linux
2 82 (4.02%) Windows
3 69 (3.38%) Unix
4 44 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 42 (2.06%) Android
6 37 (1.81%) Mac OS X
7 26 (1.27%) Windows Server
8 25 (1.22%) CentOS
9 21 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.93%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.83%) Debian
12 16 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
13 11 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.44%) VMS
16 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
17 5 (0.24%) Solaris
17 5 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
18 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,023 (50.10%) Agile Software Development
2 791 (38.74%) DevOps
3 581 (28.45%) Microservices
4 575 (28.16%) Software Engineering
5 509 (24.93%) Asset Management
6 365 (17.87%) Investment Management
7 246 (12.05%) TDD
8 206 (10.09%) Test Automation
9 196 (9.60%) Migration
10 191 (9.35%) Open Source
10 191 (9.35%) Scrum
11 155 (7.59%) BDD
12 146 (7.15%) Continuous Delivery
13 144 (7.05%) Analytics
14 142 (6.95%) Decision-Making
15 133 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
15 133 (6.51%) Infrastructure as Code
16 130 (6.37%) Fintech
17 114 (5.58%) Portfolio Management
18 103 (5.04%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 914 (44.76%) Python
2 912 (44.66%) Java
3 514 (25.17%) JavaScript
4 426 (20.86%) SQL
5 179 (8.77%) C#
6 153 (7.49%) Kotlin
7 145 (7.10%) Java 8
8 119 (5.83%) TypeScript
9 118 (5.78%) Bash Shell
10 114 (5.58%) R
11 84 (4.11%) Scala
12 66 (3.23%) Go
13 64 (3.13%) Ruby
14 53 (2.60%) C++
15 46 (2.25%) Perl
15 46 (2.25%) PowerShell
16 44 (2.15%) PHP
17 43 (2.11%) Shell Script
18 38 (1.86%) C
19 20 (0.98%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 307 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 257 (12.59%) SC Cleared
3 53 (2.60%) Degree
4 48 (2.35%) AWS Certification
5 47 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (1.27%) Sun Certification
8 23 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 19 (0.93%) CISSP
10 16 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.59%) DBS Check
12 10 (0.49%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.44%) CISM
14 7 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
15 6 (0.29%) CCNP
16 5 (0.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 5 (0.24%) BC Cleared
16 5 (0.24%) CCNA
16 5 (0.24%) ISEB
16 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.33%) QA
2 19 (0.93%) GDPR
2 19 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.64%) NIST
4 11 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.54%) NCSC
5 6 (0.29%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.20%) PMO
8 3 (0.15%) COBIT
8 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.15%) WCAG
9 2 (0.098%) IFRS
9 2 (0.098%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.098%) SLA
10 1 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.049%) PSD2
10 1 (0.049%) Solvency II
System Software
1 593 (29.04%) Docker
2 45 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.34%) vSphere
7 6 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.29%) HDFS
7 6 (0.29%) Varnish
8 5 (0.24%) Xen
9 4 (0.20%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 4 (0.20%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.15%) Gluster
10 3 (0.15%) KVM
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.15%) oVirt
11 2 (0.098%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.098%) Postfix
11 2 (0.098%) UAG
11 2 (0.098%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 605 (29.63%) Kubernetes
2 370 (18.12%) Terraform
3 216 (10.58%) Ansible
4 90 (4.41%) Puppet
5 72 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
5 72 (3.53%) Prometheus
6 45 (2.20%) Kibana
7 27 (1.32%) Grafana
8 23 (1.13%) Consul
8 23 (1.13%) logstash
9 22 (1.08%) Packer
10 16 (0.78%) Rundeck
11 14 (0.69%) Nagios
12 13 (0.64%) Zipkin
13 12 (0.59%) Salt
13 12 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.39%) Rancher
15 7 (0.34%) FortiGate
15 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 309 (15.13%) Google
2 136 (6.66%) Microsoft
2 136 (6.66%) Oracle
3 78 (3.82%) Splunk
4 55 (2.69%) MuleSoft
5 52 (2.55%) VMware
6 47 (2.30%) AppDynamics
7 36 (1.76%) Cisco
7 36 (1.76%) Red Hat
8 26 (1.27%) Cloudera
9 25 (1.22%) Databricks
9 25 (1.22%) SAP
10 24 (1.18%) Sybase
11 22 (1.08%) Bloomberg
11 22 (1.08%) F5
12 20 (0.98%) Atlassian
13 19 (0.93%) IBM
14 17 (0.83%) SaltStack
15 16 (0.78%) Talend
16 15 (0.73%) Informatica