Period
to 18 September 2021

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 360 200 349
Rank change year-on-year -160 +149 +107
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 533 414 641
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 1.38% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.49% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 387 401
10th Percentile £424 £463 £413
25th Percentile £463 £497 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +2.44%
75th Percentile £642 £691 £600
90th Percentile £700 £750 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £520 £475
% change year-on-year -11.30% +9.47% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 73,471 27,717 84,167
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.15% 92.53% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50,751 18,505 56,318
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
25th Percentile £405 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £569
90th Percentile £688 £668 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.53% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,045 934 2,777
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.50 £14.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.86 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.52% +15.07% +8.57%
75th Percentile £44.69 £43.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £61.16 £53.75 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.28% +14.29% -

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured AWS Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Developer.

Daily rate trend for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Developer over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS Developer.

Hourly rate trend for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 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
England -167 440 £550 -4.35% 85
London -158 324 £568 -5.42% 64
Work from Home -96 211 £525 +3.96% 31
UK excluding London -99 117 £461 -11.30% 21
South West -23 30 £473 +14.55% 3
Scotland -51 25 £450 -2.70% 1
North of England -83 20 £475 -9.52% 6
Midlands -57 14 £425 -10.53% 6
South East -89 14 £475 -9.52% 4
North West -58 10 £438 -16.67% 3
Yorkshire -40 8 £550 +2.33% 3
Wales -17 7 £513 +5.13%
East of England -62 7 £550 +5.77% 1
East Midlands -29 6 £660 +38.84% 5
North East -15 2 £538 +13.52%
West Midlands - 2 £463 - 1

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, AWS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring AWS Developer in the job title.

1 432 (81.05%) AWS
2 264 (49.53%) Serverless
3 260 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
4 252 (47.28%) AWS Lambda
5 208 (39.02%) React
6 203 (38.09%) JavaScript
7 193 (36.21%) Node.js
8 188 (35.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 174 (32.65%) Amazon S3
10 173 (32.46%) Java
10 173 (32.46%) Full Stack Development
11 169 (31.71%) Software Engineering
12 168 (31.52%) Finance
13 160 (30.02%) Python
14 152 (28.52%) TypeScript
15 147 (27.58%) Amazon SQS
16 143 (26.83%) Docker
17 141 (26.45%) Kubernetes
18 136 (25.52%) Web Services
19 135 (25.33%) Terraform
20 118 (22.14%) Asset Management
21 108 (20.26%) Microservices
22 107 (20.08%) Front Office
22 107 (20.08%) AWS Step Functions
23 97 (18.20%) Amazon RDS
24 92 (17.26%) Investment Management
25 80 (15.01%) Material-UI
26 79 (14.82%) TDD
27 67 (12.57%) SQL
28 64 (12.01%) Spring

AWS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (4.88%) Apache
2 18 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (3.19%) Apache Airflow
4 7 (1.31%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Fuse
6 3 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.56%) CMS
6 3 (0.56%) Confluence
6 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.56%) nginx
7 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.38%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.19%) Drupal
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.19%) IIS
8 1 (0.19%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.19%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 432 (81.05%) AWS
2 264 (49.53%) Serverless
3 252 (47.28%) AWS Lambda
4 174 (32.65%) Amazon S3
5 147 (27.58%) Amazon SQS
6 107 (20.08%) AWS Step Functions
7 53 (9.94%) Amazon EC2
8 48 (9.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 42 (7.88%) Azure
10 35 (6.57%) Amazon ECS
11 33 (6.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 30 (5.63%) GCP
13 27 (5.07%) Amazon EKS
14 25 (4.69%) Route 53
15 19 (3.56%) Amazon Kinesis
16 18 (3.38%) IaaS
17 17 (3.19%) CloudFront
18 14 (2.63%) GitHub
19 10 (1.88%) Amazon Cognito
19 10 (1.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.50%) HTTP
1 8 (1.50%) Internet
2 2 (0.38%) DNS
2 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.19%) DMARC
3 1 (0.19%) Firewall
3 1 (0.19%) Intranet
3 1 (0.19%) SMS
3 1 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (35.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 97 (18.20%) Amazon RDS
3 38 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (4.88%) Amazon Athena
5 18 (3.38%) NoSQL
6 17 (3.19%) Apache Ignite
7 14 (2.63%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.44%) MySQL
9 12 (2.25%) Amazon Aurora
10 8 (1.50%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.13%) Redis
13 5 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.75%) BigQuery
14 4 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (0.75%) Spark SQL
15 3 (0.56%) Big Data
15 3 (0.56%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 33 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.13%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.75%) Cucumber
3 20 (3.75%) Maven
4 18 (3.38%) webpack
5 16 (3.00%) JIRA
6 13 (2.44%) JUnit
7 8 (1.50%) Bitbucket
7 8 (1.50%) Cypress.io
7 8 (1.50%) Mocha
7 8 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.50%) Selenium
8 7 (1.31%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.94%) GitLab
9 5 (0.94%) Grunt
9 5 (0.94%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.94%) Mockito
10 4 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.75%) gulp
11 3 (0.56%) EasyMock
General
1 168 (31.52%) Finance
2 107 (20.08%) Front Office
3 39 (7.32%) Social Skills
4 37 (6.94%) Public Sector
5 28 (5.25%) Banking
6 19 (3.56%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.19%) Marketing
8 16 (3.00%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.63%) Electronics
10 10 (1.88%) Retail
11 9 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (1.13%) Billing
14 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.38%) Advertising
15 2 (0.38%) Automotive
16 1 (0.19%) Legal
16 1 (0.19%) Public Speaking
16 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (39.02%) React
2 193 (36.21%) Node.js
3 136 (25.52%) Web Services
4 80 (15.01%) Material-UI
5 64 (12.01%) Spring
6 59 (11.07%) AngularJS
7 47 (8.82%) REST
8 46 (8.63%) Spring Boot
9 45 (8.44%) CSS
10 37 (6.94%) .NET
11 33 (6.19%) GraphQL
12 29 (5.44%) RESTful
13 27 (5.07%) HTML
14 25 (4.69%) Vue.js
15 22 (4.13%) .NET Core
16 16 (3.00%) gRPC
16 16 (3.00%) Kafka
17 15 (2.81%) LitElement
18 13 (2.44%) Lambda Expressions
19 10 (1.88%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.88%) Equities
2 22 (4.13%) Fixed Income
3 18 (3.38%) Derivative
3 18 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.31%) Cloud Native
6 7 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (0.94%) User Experience
8 4 (0.75%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.56%) Clustering
9 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.56%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.56%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.56%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.69%) Linux
2 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
2 2 (0.38%) Unix
3 1 (0.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (32.46%) Full Stack Development
3 169 (31.71%) Software Engineering
4 118 (22.14%) Asset Management
5 108 (20.26%) Microservices
6 92 (17.26%) Investment Management
7 79 (14.82%) TDD
8 56 (10.51%) DevOps
9 53 (9.94%) Test Automation
10 35 (6.57%) Scrum
11 28 (5.25%) Clean Code
12 25 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (3.56%) BDD
14 19 (3.56%) Capacity Management
14 19 (3.56%) E-Commerce
15 18 (3.38%) ETL
16 17 (3.19%) Analytics
16 17 (3.19%) OO
17 16 (3.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 203 (38.09%) JavaScript
2 173 (32.46%) Java
3 160 (30.02%) Python
4 152 (28.52%) TypeScript
5 67 (12.57%) SQL
6 26 (4.88%) C#
7 17 (3.19%) Java 8
7 17 (3.19%) Kotlin
8 13 (2.44%) Scala
9 11 (2.06%) PHP
10 8 (1.50%) Go
11 5 (0.94%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.94%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.75%) ES6
12 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.56%) Ruby
13 3 (0.56%) XPath
14 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.38%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 34 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 31 (5.82%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.63%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.69%) Degree
5 6 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.38%) Data Quality
2 17 (3.19%) QA
3 13 (2.44%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.38%) Dublin Core
4 2 (0.38%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 143 (26.83%) Docker
2 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.38%) Varnish
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 141 (26.45%) Kubernetes
2 135 (25.33%) Terraform
3 14 (2.63%) Ansible
4 9 (1.69%) Grafana
5 6 (1.13%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.56%) Packer
7 2 (0.38%) Kibana
8 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.19%) logstash
8 1 (0.19%) Mesos
8 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (3.00%) SAP
2 14 (2.63%) CA
3 12 (2.25%) Oracle
4 5 (0.94%) IBM
5 4 (0.75%) Google
5 4 (0.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.56%) Adobe
6 3 (0.56%) Informatica
6 3 (0.56%) Lotus
6 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.56%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.38%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.38%) New Relic
7 2 (0.38%) Pega
7 2 (0.38%) Talend
8 1 (0.19%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.19%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.19%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.19%) webMethods