Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 2021 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
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 9 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing AWS 3,808 2,364 5,145
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 14.24% 13.50% 12.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.51% 40.13% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,876 1,902 3,760
10th Percentile £425 £421 £425
25th Percentile £488 £488 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £558 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year -2.96% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £650 £650 £638
90th Percentile £713 £750 £700
England median daily rate £540 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -1.82% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
10th Percentile £38.38 £31.05 £11.25
25th Percentile £43.44 £41.63 £21.88
Median hourly rate £53.75 £50.00 £52.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.85% +22.35%
75th Percentile £65.94 £54.69 £70.00
90th Percentile £72.13 £58.63 "
England median hourly rate £65.50 £52.50 £48.40
% change year-on-year +24.76% +8.47% +13.88%

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 10,153 5,891 12,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.97% 33.65% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,410 4,445 9,288
10th Percentile £369 £345 £350
25th Percentile £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £700 £712 £675
England median daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 75
10th Percentile £14.23 £13.60 £12.85
25th Percentile £20.14 £20.25 £18.73
Median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +16.00% +19.05% -6.67%
75th Percentile £61.50 £47.94 £34.51
90th Percentile £68.22 £61.18 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +8.93%

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 25 June 2021.

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 25 June 2021.

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 25 June 2021. 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 +1 433 £575 +4.55% 496
South London +4 76 £561 +6.90% 26
West London +6 27 £530 +0.95% 140
East London -5 18 £575 +12.20% 71
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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 1,627 (42.73%) Azure
2 1,538 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
3 1,219 (32.01%) Python
4 1,166 (30.62%) DevOps
5 1,031 (27.07%) Kubernetes
6 1,017 (26.71%) Java
7 983 (25.81%) Finance
8 976 (25.63%) Docker
9 916 (24.05%) Terraform
10 879 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 875 (22.98%) GCP
12 869 (22.82%) Serverless
13 824 (21.64%) Software Engineering
14 703 (18.46%) AWS Lambda
15 697 (18.30%) Microservices
16 674 (17.70%) SQL
17 644 (16.91%) Node.js
18 642 (16.86%) React
19 630 (16.54%) Web Services
20 564 (14.81%) Social Skills
21 502 (13.18%) Linux
22 470 (12.34%) Amazon S3
23 464 (12.18%) Jenkins
24 456 (11.97%) TypeScript
25 443 (11.63%) Ansible
26 434 (11.40%) Git (software)
27 419 (11.00%) TDD
28 391 (10.27%) Security Cleared
29 385 (10.11%) Asset Management
30 384 (10.08%) Amazon DynamoDB

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
1 149 (3.91%) Apache Spark
2 118 (3.10%) Confluence
3 87 (2.28%) Apache
4 69 (1.81%) Apache Airflow
4 69 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (1.23%) nginx
6 43 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 39 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
7 39 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
8 38 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 33 (0.87%) CMS
10 26 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 22 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 21 (0.55%) IIS
12 21 (0.55%) OpenStack
13 18 (0.47%) SAS
14 14 (0.37%) Luigi
14 14 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
15 13 (0.34%) JBoss
16 11 (0.29%) Jupyter
Applications
1 25 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.16%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.053%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.053%) SPSS
9 1 (0.026%) Figma
Business Applications
1 14 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (0.18%) Magento
3 6 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.11%) Cloudability
5 4 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.11%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 3 (0.079%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.053%) Maximo
7 2 (0.053%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.053%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.053%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.026%) Aligne
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.026%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 1,627 (42.73%) Azure
2 875 (22.98%) GCP
3 869 (22.82%) Serverless
4 703 (18.46%) AWS Lambda
5 470 (12.34%) Amazon S3
6 285 (7.48%) Amazon SQS
7 262 (6.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 237 (6.22%) Amazon EC2
9 211 (5.54%) AWS Step Functions
10 195 (5.12%) GitHub
11 192 (5.04%) PaaS
12 171 (4.49%) IaaS
13 153 (4.02%) SaaS
14 125 (3.28%) Amazon EKS
15 119 (3.13%) Amazon ECS
16 109 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 108 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
18 93 (2.44%) OpenShift
19 81 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
20 77 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (2.23%) Firewall
2 77 (2.02%) DNS
3 76 (2.00%) HTTP
4 49 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 46 (1.21%) SSL
6 42 (1.10%) Network Security
7 41 (1.08%) VPN
8 35 (0.92%) WAN
9 34 (0.89%) Internet
10 32 (0.84%) LAN
11 30 (0.79%) SAN
12 26 (0.68%) DHCP
13 24 (0.63%) BGP
14 21 (0.55%) OSPF
15 20 (0.53%) NAS
16 17 (0.45%) MPLS
17 16 (0.42%) Wireless
18 15 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
19 14 (0.37%) FTP
20 13 (0.34%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (10.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 311 (8.17%) Amazon RDS
3 264 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
4 234 (6.14%) Big Data
5 230 (6.04%) NoSQL
6 164 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
7 161 (4.23%) MongoDB
8 149 (3.91%) SQL Server
9 132 (3.47%) Hadoop
10 122 (3.20%) Amazon Redshift
11 111 (2.91%) Relational Database
12 109 (2.86%) MySQL
13 87 (2.28%) Data Lake
14 71 (1.86%) Tableau
15 68 (1.79%) Power BI
16 58 (1.52%) Amazon Athena
16 58 (1.52%) Redis
17 55 (1.44%) BigQuery
18 53 (1.39%) Apache Hive
19 46 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 464 (12.18%) Jenkins
2 434 (11.40%) Git (software)
3 245 (6.43%) JIRA
4 127 (3.34%) Maven
5 96 (2.52%) GitLab
6 72 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 67 (1.76%) JUnit
8 64 (1.68%) webpack
9 56 (1.47%) Bitbucket
9 56 (1.47%) Gradle
10 45 (1.18%) TeamCity
11 44 (1.16%) Visual Studio
12 43 (1.13%) Selenium
13 42 (1.10%) Mockito
14 40 (1.05%) CircleCI
15 39 (1.02%) SonarQube
16 37 (0.97%) Postman
17 34 (0.89%) Cypress.io
17 34 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
18 31 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 983 (25.81%) Finance
2 564 (14.81%) Social Skills
3 376 (9.87%) Front Office
4 332 (8.72%) Banking
5 196 (5.15%) Public Sector
6 183 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
7 87 (2.28%) Retail
8 85 (2.23%) Presentation Skills
9 79 (2.07%) Investment Banking
10 71 (1.86%) Telecoms
11 67 (1.76%) Marketing
12 58 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
13 35 (0.92%) Manufacturing
14 30 (0.79%) Legal
14 30 (0.79%) Retail Banking
15 26 (0.68%) Electronics
16 20 (0.53%) Documentation Skills
17 19 (0.50%) Billing
18 18 (0.47%) Financial Institution
19 17 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,396 (36.66%) Developer
2 576 (15.13%) Architect
3 429 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 407 (10.69%) AWS Engineer
5 355 (9.32%) React Developer
6 325 (8.53%) AWS Developer
7 302 (7.93%) Java Developer
8 268 (7.04%) Data Engineer
9 237 (6.22%) Software Engineer
10 220 (5.78%) Full Stack Developer
11 204 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
12 185 (4.86%) AWS DevOps
13 183 (4.81%) AWS Architect
14 181 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
15 180 (4.73%) JavaScript Developer
16 179 (4.70%) Senior Developer
17 178 (4.67%) Python Developer
18 165 (4.33%) Cloud Engineer
19 156 (4.10%) Node.js Developer
20 149 (3.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (16.91%) Node.js
2 642 (16.86%) React
3 630 (16.54%) Web Services
4 359 (9.43%) .NET
5 313 (8.22%) REST
6 294 (7.72%) Kafka
7 282 (7.41%) Spring
8 259 (6.80%) AngularJS
9 216 (5.67%) Material-UI
10 191 (5.02%) Spring Boot
11 188 (4.94%) HTML
12 184 (4.83%) GraphQL
13 182 (4.78%) CSS
14 150 (3.94%) RESTful
15 126 (3.31%) .NET Core
16 110 (2.89%) JSON
17 103 (2.70%) Vue.js
18 75 (1.97%) React Native
19 70 (1.84%) Lambda Expressions
19 70 (1.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 197 (5.17%) Cloud Native
2 148 (3.89%) Public Cloud
3 140 (3.68%) Derivative
4 137 (3.60%) User Experience
5 130 (3.41%) Fixed Income
6 129 (3.39%) Data Centre
7 127 (3.34%) Data Structures
8 122 (3.20%) Algorithms
9 119 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 113 (2.97%) Equities
11 107 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
12 99 (2.60%) Hedge funds
13 74 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
14 54 (1.42%) Mobile App
15 49 (1.29%) Management Information System
16 47 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
17 45 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
18 35 (0.92%) Clustering
19 29 (0.76%) Virtual Team
20 28 (0.74%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 502 (13.18%) Linux
2 255 (6.70%) Windows
3 86 (2.26%) Unix
4 52 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 35 (0.92%) CentOS
7 24 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.53%) Solaris
9 19 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 17 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
11 15 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 13 (0.34%) Android
14 10 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
15 9 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.18%) HPUX
17 6 (0.16%) AIX
18 5 (0.13%) CoreOS
19 4 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,538 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1,166 (30.62%) DevOps
3 824 (21.64%) Software Engineering
4 697 (18.30%) Microservices
5 419 (11.00%) TDD
6 385 (10.11%) Asset Management
7 342 (8.98%) Analytics
8 312 (8.19%) Investment Management
9 290 (7.62%) Migration
10 278 (7.30%) Scrum
11 271 (7.12%) Infrastructure as Code
12 259 (6.80%) Test Automation
13 233 (6.12%) Open Source
14 229 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
15 226 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
16 194 (5.09%) Data Modelling
17 183 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
18 173 (4.54%) Computer Science
19 168 (4.41%) SDLC
20 160 (4.20%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 1,219 (32.01%) Python
2 1,017 (26.71%) Java
3 879 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 674 (17.70%) SQL
5 456 (11.97%) TypeScript
6 297 (7.80%) C#
7 181 (4.75%) Go
8 173 (4.54%) Scala
9 164 (4.31%) Kotlin
9 164 (4.31%) PowerShell
10 162 (4.25%) Java 8
11 153 (4.02%) C++
12 144 (3.78%) Bash Shell
13 99 (2.60%) Ruby
14 74 (1.94%) PL/SQL
15 69 (1.81%) PHP
16 66 (1.73%) C
17 63 (1.65%) ES6
18 60 (1.58%) T-SQL
19 58 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 391 (10.27%) Security Cleared
2 351 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 231 (6.07%) Degree
4 134 (3.52%) AWS Certification
5 69 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 53 (1.39%) CISSP
7 30 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 27 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (0.58%) CISM
10 20 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.39%) PhD
12 13 (0.34%) CCNA
12 13 (0.34%) CCNP
12 13 (0.34%) CRISC
12 13 (0.34%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (0.29%) SANS
14 11 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
15 9 (0.24%) CREST Certified
15 9 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (2.97%) QA
2 56 (1.47%) Accessibility
3 50 (1.31%) GDPR
4 49 (1.29%) Data Quality
5 30 (0.79%) NIST
6 23 (0.60%) SLA
7 22 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.42%) GRC
10 14 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.24%) IFRS
12 6 (0.16%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
13 5 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.11%) COBIT
14 4 (0.11%) NCSC
14 4 (0.11%) SOC 2
15 3 (0.079%) MiFID
15 3 (0.079%) WCAG
16 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 976 (25.63%) Docker
2 119 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (2.84%) Active Directory
4 28 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.55%) vSphere
7 20 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 14 (0.37%) HDFS
9 14 (0.37%) KVM
9 14 (0.37%) Xen
10 13 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.34%) NFS
11 11 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.21%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.16%) SRDF
15 5 (0.13%) Squid
15 5 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,031 (27.07%) Kubernetes
2 916 (24.05%) Terraform
3 443 (11.63%) Ansible
4 183 (4.81%) Puppet
5 136 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 56 (1.47%) Prometheus
7 51 (1.34%) Grafana
8 38 (1.00%) Packer
9 29 (0.76%) Kibana
10 28 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
11 22 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
12 21 (0.55%) Istio
12 21 (0.55%) SCCM
13 18 (0.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 15 (0.39%) Salt
14 15 (0.39%) vRealize
15 13 (0.34%) Tivoli
16 12 (0.32%) Nagios
16 12 (0.32%) Rancher
17 10 (0.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 293 (7.69%) Google
2 281 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 237 (6.22%) Oracle
4 188 (4.94%) VMware
5 109 (2.86%) Splunk
6 85 (2.23%) MuleSoft
7 78 (2.05%) IBM
7 78 (2.05%) SAP
8 63 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 60 (1.58%) Informatica
10 59 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 50 (1.31%) Databricks
12 47 (1.23%) Cisco
13 41 (1.08%) ServiceNow
14 37 (0.97%) HP
14 37 (0.97%) New Relic
15 36 (0.95%) Adobe
16 35 (0.92%) Cloudera
17 33 (0.87%) Citrix
18 29 (0.76%) AppDynamics