Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 9 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 +14
Contract jobs citing AWS 4,761 5,051 3,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.37% 11.02% 7.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.14% 42.60% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,369 3,827 2,475
London median daily rate £563 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £400
90th Percentile £713 £688 £650
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 10
London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25.00 £31.00 £25.78
90th Percentile £70.00 £80.00 £58.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +51.66%

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 12,483 11,858 7,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.43% 25.86% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,896 8,721 5,836
London median daily rate £525 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 85 74
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £21.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +2.80% -11.75%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £11.48
90th Percentile £67.50 £83.50 £154.13
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year +20.68% -9.33% +10.29%

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 1,016 £550 - 408
South London 0 236 £561 +6.90% 74
East London 0 135 £575 +4.55% 86
West London -8 123 £525 - 171
North London +7 20 £550 -15.38% 24
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 2,041 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1,919 (40.31%) DevOps
3 1,693 (35.56%) Python
4 1,665 (34.97%) Azure
5 1,477 (31.02%) Java
6 1,403 (29.47%) Docker
7 1,247 (26.19%) Kubernetes
8 1,231 (25.86%) Finance
9 1,079 (22.66%) Terraform
10 975 (20.48%) Linux
11 943 (19.81%) Microservices
12 872 (18.32%) GCP
13 821 (17.24%) Jenkins
14 801 (16.82%) Web Services
15 799 (16.78%) JavaScript
16 749 (15.73%) Ansible
17 734 (15.42%) SQL
18 726 (15.25%) Serverless
19 658 (13.82%) TDD
20 635 (13.34%) AWS Lambda
21 615 (12.92%) Git (software)
22 601 (12.62%) Google
23 592 (12.43%) Node.js
24 591 (12.41%) Amazon S3
25 570 (11.97%) Big Data
26 556 (11.68%) Scrum
27 552 (11.59%) Software Engineering
28 514 (10.80%) Migration
29 507 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
30 496 (10.42%) 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
1 387 (8.13%) Apache Spark
2 225 (4.73%) Confluence
2 225 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
3 183 (3.84%) Apache
4 83 (1.74%) Apache Airflow
5 64 (1.34%) OpenStack
6 63 (1.32%) nginx
7 45 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 44 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 40 (0.84%) IIS
10 38 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
11 35 (0.74%) Apache Solr
12 30 (0.63%) JBoss
13 29 (0.61%) Jupyter
14 24 (0.50%) SAS
15 18 (0.38%) MS Exchange
16 16 (0.34%) WebSphere
17 15 (0.32%) Drupal
18 14 (0.29%) WebLogic
19 13 (0.27%) Jetty
Applications
1 57 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.063%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.042%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.021%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 17 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 12 (0.25%) PolarLake
3 10 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.21%) Magento
3 10 (0.21%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.19%) FINCAD Analytics
5 6 (0.13%) R3 Corda
5 6 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.084%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.084%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.084%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 3 (0.063%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.063%) Relativity
8 3 (0.063%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.042%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.042%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1,665 (34.97%) Azure
2 872 (18.32%) GCP
3 726 (15.25%) Serverless
4 635 (13.34%) AWS Lambda
5 591 (12.41%) Amazon S3
6 443 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
7 402 (8.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 276 (5.80%) Amazon SQS
9 272 (5.71%) GitHub
10 249 (5.23%) Amazon ECS
11 226 (4.75%) OpenShift
12 185 (3.89%) SaaS
13 173 (3.63%) PaaS
14 161 (3.38%) Amazon Kinesis
14 161 (3.38%) IaaS
15 152 (3.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 143 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
17 132 (2.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 118 (2.48%) Office 365
19 112 (2.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 186 (3.91%) Firewall
2 106 (2.23%) VPN
3 81 (1.70%) DNS
4 68 (1.43%) WAN
5 66 (1.39%) Network Security
6 64 (1.34%) Internet
7 60 (1.26%) HTTP
8 49 (1.03%) TCP/IP
9 37 (0.78%) SAN
10 36 (0.76%) DHCP
11 35 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 29 (0.61%) LAN
13 25 (0.53%) SSL
14 22 (0.46%) Wireless
15 20 (0.42%) VLAN
16 19 (0.40%) NAS
17 16 (0.34%) BGP
18 15 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
19 14 (0.29%) NetScaler
20 13 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 570 (11.97%) Big Data
2 390 (8.19%) NoSQL
3 373 (7.83%) Amazon RDS
4 353 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
5 337 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
6 309 (6.49%) Hadoop
7 299 (6.28%) MySQL
8 276 (5.80%) SQL Server
9 275 (5.78%) MongoDB
10 267 (5.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 213 (4.47%) Relational Database
12 203 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
13 134 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
14 121 (2.54%) Amazon Athena
15 116 (2.44%) Redis
16 113 (2.37%) Data Lake
17 112 (2.35%) RDBMS
18 102 (2.14%) Apache Hive
19 72 (1.51%) BigQuery
20 69 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 821 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 615 (12.92%) Git (software)
3 414 (8.70%) JIRA
4 175 (3.68%) Artifactory
5 153 (3.21%) GitLab
6 119 (2.50%) Maven
7 114 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 114 (2.39%) TeamCity
8 110 (2.31%) Bitbucket
9 108 (2.27%) Selenium
10 103 (2.16%) RStudio
11 87 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
12 86 (1.81%) Mockito
13 79 (1.66%) JUnit
14 75 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 74 (1.55%) CircleCI
16 73 (1.53%) Cucumber
17 72 (1.51%) SonarQube
18 58 (1.22%) Travis CI
19 47 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,231 (25.86%) Finance
2 345 (7.25%) Banking
3 246 (5.17%) Front Office
4 179 (3.76%) Public Sector
5 163 (3.42%) Retail
6 76 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 71 (1.49%) Marketing
8 60 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 60 (1.26%) Law
9 57 (1.20%) Legal
10 50 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 38 (0.80%) Games
12 29 (0.61%) Publishing
13 22 (0.46%) Advertising
14 20 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 17 (0.36%) Electronics
17 12 (0.25%) Billing
18 10 (0.21%) Back Office
19 9 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,513 (31.78%) Developer
2 820 (17.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 691 (14.51%) Architect
4 653 (13.72%) AWS Engineer
5 473 (9.93%) Java Developer
6 357 (7.50%) AWS Developer
7 356 (7.48%) AWS DevOps
8 345 (7.25%) Data Engineer
9 304 (6.39%) Senior Developer
10 303 (6.36%) Cloud Engineer
11 287 (6.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 260 (5.46%) AWS Architect
13 238 (5.00%) Python Engineer
14 209 (4.39%) Python Developer
15 203 (4.26%) React Developer
16 201 (4.22%) Cloud Architect
17 198 (4.16%) Full Stack Developer
18 176 (3.70%) Software Engineer
19 139 (2.92%) Analyst
20 132 (2.77%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 801 (16.82%) Web Services
2 592 (12.43%) Node.js
3 475 (9.98%) React
4 454 (9.54%) Kafka
5 389 (8.17%) AngularJS
6 331 (6.95%) .NET
7 317 (6.66%) Spring
8 289 (6.07%) REST
9 277 (5.82%) RESTful
10 258 (5.42%) CSS
11 245 (5.15%) HTML
12 224 (4.70%) J2EE
13 221 (4.64%) Spring Boot
14 200 (4.20%) JSON
15 147 (3.09%) Redux
16 123 (2.58%) GraphQL
17 120 (2.52%) .NET Core
18 104 (2.18%) PySpark
19 100 (2.10%) Vue.js
20 98 (2.06%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 305 (6.41%) Public Cloud
2 302 (6.34%) Greenfield Project
3 192 (4.03%) Fixed Income
4 181 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 179 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
6 131 (2.75%) Cloud Native
7 122 (2.56%) Derivative
8 99 (2.08%) Algorithms
9 90 (1.89%) User Experience
10 83 (1.74%) Mobile App
11 76 (1.60%) Data Structures
12 69 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
12 69 (1.45%) Virtual Team
13 68 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
14 64 (1.34%) PKI
15 59 (1.24%) Hedge funds
16 57 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
17 50 (1.05%) Management Information System
18 45 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
19 44 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 975 (20.48%) Linux
2 355 (7.46%) Windows
3 243 (5.10%) Unix
4 190 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 119 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 60 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 59 (1.24%) CentOS
8 58 (1.22%) Android
9 49 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 48 (1.01%) Ubuntu
11 27 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 24 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.34%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.29%) VMS
16 12 (0.25%) CoreOS
17 11 (0.23%) Windows 7
18 9 (0.19%) Debian
19 7 (0.15%) Solaris
20 6 (0.13%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,041 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1,919 (40.31%) DevOps
3 943 (19.81%) Microservices
4 658 (13.82%) TDD
5 556 (11.68%) Scrum
6 552 (11.59%) Software Engineering
7 514 (10.80%) Migration
8 507 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
9 424 (8.91%) Analytics
10 364 (7.65%) Infrastructure as Code
11 363 (7.62%) Open Source
12 356 (7.48%) Test Automation
13 351 (7.37%) BDD
14 337 (7.08%) Configuration Management
15 331 (6.95%) Asset Management
16 323 (6.78%) Fintech
17 294 (6.18%) Data Science
18 281 (5.90%) Machine Learning
19 258 (5.42%) ETL
20 245 (5.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,693 (35.56%) Python
2 1,477 (31.02%) Java
3 799 (16.78%) JavaScript
4 734 (15.42%) SQL
5 354 (7.44%) C#
6 326 (6.85%) Ruby
7 304 (6.39%) Bash Shell
8 301 (6.32%) Scala
9 244 (5.12%) Java 8
10 233 (4.89%) Go
11 214 (4.49%) PowerShell
12 149 (3.13%) Perl
13 148 (3.11%) TypeScript
14 143 (3.00%) C++
15 134 (2.81%) R
16 94 (1.97%) Shell Script
17 93 (1.95%) ES6
18 82 (1.72%) PHP
19 51 (1.07%) Groovy
20 37 (0.78%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 496 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 383 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 200 (4.20%) AWS Certification
4 173 (3.63%) Degree
5 64 (1.34%) CISSP
6 57 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 56 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (0.74%) RHCE
9 31 (0.65%) CISM
10 28 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
11 25 (0.53%) Master's Degree
12 24 (0.50%) PhD
13 19 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
13 19 (0.40%) CCNP
14 18 (0.38%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.34%) CCIE
15 16 (0.34%) CISA
15 16 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
16 13 (0.27%) IISP
17 12 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (2.54%) QA
2 56 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (1.09%) GDPR
4 48 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 41 (0.86%) NIST
6 34 (0.71%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 15 (0.32%) SLA
9 11 (0.23%) NCSC
9 11 (0.23%) PMO
9 11 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.17%) COBIT
11 7 (0.15%) NIST 800
12 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 4 (0.084%) Disclosure Scotland
14 3 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 2 (0.042%) HL7
16 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 1 (0.021%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,403 (29.47%) Docker
2 187 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 92 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (0.78%) HDFS
5 33 (0.69%) vSphere
6 22 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (0.44%) XenApp
8 18 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.36%) Apache Flume
10 15 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.29%) Hyper-V
12 12 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (0.25%) vCloud
13 10 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 10 (0.21%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.19%) VMware NSX
15 7 (0.15%) Shibboleth
16 6 (0.13%) OpenAM
16 6 (0.13%) ProxySG
16 6 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,247 (26.19%) Kubernetes
2 1,079 (22.66%) Terraform
3 749 (15.73%) Ansible
4 388 (8.15%) Puppet
5 351 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
6 111 (2.33%) Packer
7 77 (1.62%) Consul
8 57 (1.20%) Salt
9 56 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
10 54 (1.13%) Grafana
11 52 (1.09%) Kibana
11 52 (1.09%) Prometheus
12 43 (0.90%) SCCM
13 33 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
14 32 (0.67%) logstash
15 29 (0.61%) Mesos
15 29 (0.61%) Suricata
16 27 (0.57%) Istio
17 26 (0.55%) Nagios
18 24 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 601 (12.62%) Google
2 394 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 195 (4.10%) Splunk
4 176 (3.70%) Oracle
5 158 (3.32%) Red Hat
6 157 (3.30%) VMware
7 94 (1.97%) SAP
8 86 (1.81%) Cisco
9 82 (1.72%) Informatica
10 80 (1.68%) IBM
11 77 (1.62%) Tableau
12 76 (1.60%) Atlassian
13 66 (1.39%) Bloomberg
13 66 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
14 53 (1.11%) Citrix
15 52 (1.09%) Cloudera
15 52 (1.09%) Qualys
16 51 (1.07%) Reuters
17 50 (1.05%) Talend
18 44 (0.92%) New Relic