Period
to 15 November 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 355 412 469
Rank change year-on-year +57 +57 +130
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 555 606 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 525 413
UK median daily rate £525 £530 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £410 £413 £395
90th Percentile £675 £638 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £453
% change year-on-year +5.56% -0.55% -4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £75.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 79,036 98,756 97,811
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 94.79% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,747 65,177 64,429
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £256 £269 £262
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,939 3,088 2,922
UK median hourly rate £19.71 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.50% -3.74% +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.92
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +2.86%

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Developer.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Developer over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Top 14 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 15 November 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
England +53 540 £525 -2.33% 114
London +68 394 £550 - 73
UK excluding London +42 157 £475 +5.56% 45
North of England +17 52 £488 +8.33% 15
South East +26 50 £500 - 17
North West +34 32 £500 +11.11% 9
East of England +55 23 £463 +15.63% 4
Yorkshire +9 20 £475 +8.57% 5
South West -17 13 £521 +22.65% 2
Midlands +33 8 £425 -5.56% 3
Scotland +23 8 £550 +37.50% 1
West Midlands +36 7 £413 -8.33%
Wales +29 4 £450 - 2
East Midlands +21 1 £450 -18.18% 3

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 442 (79.64%) AWS
2 293 (52.79%) Java
3 282 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
4 216 (38.92%) Microservices
5 192 (34.59%) Python
6 187 (33.69%) Web Services
7 176 (31.71%) Serverless
8 165 (29.73%) AWS Lambda
9 157 (28.29%) Finance
10 153 (27.57%) Software Engineering
11 152 (27.39%) TDD
12 150 (27.03%) DevOps
13 126 (22.70%) JavaScript
14 116 (20.90%) Docker
15 112 (20.18%) Asset Management
16 102 (18.38%) Kubernetes
17 97 (17.48%) Amazon S3
18 90 (16.22%) Java 8
19 88 (15.86%) Spring
20 84 (15.14%) SQL
20 84 (15.14%) Front Office
21 80 (14.41%) Fixed Income
21 80 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
21 80 (14.41%) Terraform
22 73 (13.15%) J2EE
23 72 (12.97%) PostgreSQL
23 72 (12.97%) Spring Boot
24 71 (12.79%) Amazon SQS
25 70 (12.61%) C#
26 68 (12.25%) AWS CloudFormation

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 17 (3.06%) Apache
1 17 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (1.98%) Confluence
3 6 (1.08%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.08%) CMS
3 6 (1.08%) nginx
4 5 (0.90%) WordPress
5 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.18%) JBoss
6 1 (0.18%) SAS
Business Applications
1 25 (4.50%) FINCAD Analytics
2 5 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 442 (79.64%) AWS
2 176 (31.71%) Serverless
3 165 (29.73%) AWS Lambda
4 97 (17.48%) Amazon S3
5 71 (12.79%) Amazon SQS
6 68 (12.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 67 (12.07%) Azure
8 60 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
9 49 (8.83%) Amazon ECS
9 49 (8.83%) GCP
10 41 (7.39%) OpenShift
11 40 (7.21%) AWS Step Functions
12 18 (3.24%) Amazon Cognito
12 18 (3.24%) GitHub
13 12 (2.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (1.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 8 (1.44%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (1.44%) Power Platform
17 7 (1.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.08%) HTTP
2 3 (0.54%) FTP
3 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.18%) AMQP
4 1 (0.18%) DSL
4 1 (0.18%) Internet
4 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.97%) PostgreSQL
2 66 (11.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 62 (11.17%) Amazon Redshift
3 62 (11.17%) NoSQL
4 60 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
5 54 (9.73%) Relational Database
6 49 (8.83%) MySQL
7 45 (8.11%) Amazon Athena
8 42 (7.57%) Amazon Aurora
8 42 (7.57%) RDBMS
9 26 (4.68%) SQL Server
10 25 (4.50%) Redis
11 22 (3.96%) MongoDB
12 17 (3.06%) HBase
13 16 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (2.52%) Neo4j
15 13 (2.34%) MariaDB
16 11 (1.98%) Big Data
16 11 (1.98%) Couchbase
16 11 (1.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 46 (8.29%) Jenkins
2 45 (8.11%) Artifactory
3 42 (7.57%) Git (software)
4 38 (6.85%) RStudio
5 29 (5.23%) TeamCity
6 26 (4.68%) Maven
7 23 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (2.88%) JUnit
9 15 (2.70%) GitLab
9 15 (2.70%) JIRA
10 13 (2.34%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.16%) Mockito
12 11 (1.98%) Selenium
13 8 (1.44%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.44%) webpack
14 7 (1.26%) CircleCI
15 6 (1.08%) Bitbucket
15 6 (1.08%) Mocha
15 6 (1.08%) Subversion
16 5 (0.90%) Gradle
General
1 157 (28.29%) Finance
2 84 (15.14%) Front Office
3 51 (9.19%) Banking
4 11 (1.98%) Publishing
5 8 (1.44%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.44%) Retail
6 7 (1.26%) Marketing
7 6 (1.08%) Games
8 5 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.72%) Back Office
9 4 (0.72%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (33.69%) Web Services
2 88 (15.86%) Spring
3 73 (13.15%) J2EE
4 72 (12.97%) Spring Boot
5 58 (10.45%) Node.js
6 57 (10.27%) AngularJS
7 55 (9.91%) .NET
8 52 (9.37%) React
8 52 (9.37%) RESTful
9 50 (9.01%) REST
10 41 (7.39%) Kafka
11 31 (5.59%) .NET Core
11 31 (5.59%) J2SE
12 26 (4.68%) CSS
12 26 (4.68%) Hibernate
13 25 (4.50%) HTML
14 23 (4.14%) Angular 2
15 22 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (3.42%) Pandas
17 18 (3.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.41%) Fixed Income
1 80 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (7.93%) Derivative
3 39 (7.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 34 (6.13%) Hedge funds
5 28 (5.05%) Equities
6 25 (4.50%) Equity Derivative
7 22 (3.96%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.88%) Cloud Native
9 15 (2.70%) Pricing Data
10 13 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (1.98%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (1.62%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.44%) Blog
15 7 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.08%) Data Structures
16 6 (1.08%) Smart Home
17 5 (0.90%) Digital Media
18 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.96%) Linux
2 7 (1.26%) Windows
3 5 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.72%) Unix
5 3 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.18%) Android
6 1 (0.18%) CentOS
6 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (38.92%) Microservices
3 153 (27.57%) Software Engineering
4 152 (27.39%) TDD
5 150 (27.03%) DevOps
6 112 (20.18%) Asset Management
7 59 (10.63%) BDD
8 57 (10.27%) Analytics
9 40 (7.21%) Scrum
10 37 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (6.13%) Decision-Making
11 34 (6.13%) Open Source
12 29 (5.23%) MVC
13 26 (4.68%) Unit Testing
14 25 (4.50%) ETL
14 25 (4.50%) Risk Analytics
15 23 (4.14%) Test Automation
16 22 (3.96%) E-Commerce
16 22 (3.96%) Migration
17 21 (3.78%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 293 (52.79%) Java
2 192 (34.59%) Python
3 126 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 90 (16.22%) Java 8
5 84 (15.14%) SQL
6 70 (12.61%) C#
7 50 (9.01%) R
8 28 (5.05%) Scala
8 28 (5.05%) TypeScript
9 16 (2.88%) C++
9 16 (2.88%) PHP
10 13 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.98%) ES6
11 11 (1.98%) Kotlin
11 11 (1.98%) Ruby
12 10 (1.80%) Go
12 10 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.44%) Groovy
13 8 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (7.39%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.13%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.86%) AWS Certification
4 16 (2.88%) Degree
5 2 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.06%) QA
2 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 116 (20.90%) Docker
2 4 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 102 (18.38%) Kubernetes
2 80 (14.41%) Terraform
3 27 (4.86%) Ansible
4 6 (1.08%) Grafana
4 6 (1.08%) Puppet
5 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.36%) Packer
5 2 (0.36%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.18%) Fluentd
6 1 (0.18%) Kibana
6 1 (0.18%) Mesos
6 1 (0.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 35 (6.31%) Google
2 33 (5.95%) Oracle
3 25 (4.50%) Sybase
4 15 (2.70%) Tableau
5 13 (2.34%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.08%) IBM
8 4 (0.72%) Facebook
8 4 (0.72%) WSO2
9 3 (0.54%) Adobe
9 3 (0.54%) Cognos
9 3 (0.54%) PayPal
9 3 (0.54%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (0.54%) SAP
9 3 (0.54%) Zend
10 2 (0.36%) BEA
10 2 (0.36%) Pega
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.36%) webMethods
11 1 (0.18%) Ariba