Period
to 19 February 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 310 395 473
Rank change year-on-year +85 +78 +48
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 559 593 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.63% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 515 390
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.82% -2.50%
10th Percentile £417 £419 £400
90th Percentile £700 £638 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £80.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 64,720 93,939 95,579
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.88% 94.67% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 41,835 62,202 63,453
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £238 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £644 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,583 2,936 2,843
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.00 £10.91
90th Percentile £51.75 £48.99 £48.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +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 19 February 2020.

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 15 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 19 February 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
England +99 544 £550 - 99
London +105 423 £550 - 55
UK excluding London +56 132 £475 +5.56% 47
North of England +47 45 £500 +11.11% 16
South East +60 34 £525 +5.00% 11
North West +44 27 £450 - 10
East of England +43 22 £475 +5.56% 5
Yorkshire +31 15 £503 +18.24% 5
South West +13 14 £546 +21.39% 4
Scotland +29 11 £550 -12.00% 2
Midlands +38 5 £450 -7.69% 8
West Midlands +36 3 £425 -5.56% 5
North East +25 3 £320 -16.34% 1
East Midlands +24 2 £450 -28.00% 3
Wales - 1 £490 - 1

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 436 (78.00%) AWS
2 306 (54.74%) Java
3 299 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
4 214 (38.28%) Microservices
5 203 (36.31%) Web Services
6 202 (36.14%) Python
7 171 (30.59%) Finance
7 171 (30.59%) Software Engineering
8 148 (26.48%) Docker
9 144 (25.76%) TDD
10 142 (25.40%) DevOps
11 140 (25.04%) Serverless
12 138 (24.69%) Asset Management
13 136 (24.33%) JavaScript
14 121 (21.65%) AWS Lambda
15 116 (20.75%) Kubernetes
16 113 (20.21%) SQL
17 110 (19.68%) Front Office
18 109 (19.50%) Fixed Income
19 102 (18.25%) Java 8
20 97 (17.35%) Spring
21 92 (16.46%) Node.js
22 90 (16.10%) Amazon S3
22 90 (16.10%) Derivative
23 85 (15.21%) Azure
24 82 (14.67%) R
25 80 (14.31%) J2EE
26 76 (13.60%) C#
27 73 (13.06%) Spring Boot
28 72 (12.88%) Terraform

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 24 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.33%) Apache
3 12 (2.15%) Confluence
4 10 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.07%) CMS
5 6 (1.07%) nginx
6 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 29 (5.19%) FINCAD Analytics
2 5 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 436 (78.00%) AWS
2 140 (25.04%) Serverless
3 121 (21.65%) AWS Lambda
4 90 (16.10%) Amazon S3
5 85 (15.21%) Azure
6 68 (12.16%) GCP
7 64 (11.45%) Amazon SQS
8 62 (11.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 57 (10.20%) Amazon ECS
10 52 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
11 45 (8.05%) OpenShift
12 39 (6.98%) AWS Step Functions
13 20 (3.58%) Amazon Cognito
14 18 (3.22%) SaaS
15 16 (2.86%) GitHub
16 11 (1.97%) PaaS
17 9 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
18 8 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
18 8 (1.43%) CloudFront
18 8 (1.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.43%) HTTP
2 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.36%) NAS
2 2 (0.36%) SAN
3 1 (0.18%) DSL
3 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.88%) PostgreSQL
2 71 (12.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 69 (12.34%) Relational Database
4 60 (10.73%) Amazon RDS
5 58 (10.38%) NoSQL
6 52 (9.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 52 (9.30%) RDBMS
7 49 (8.77%) Amazon Aurora
8 40 (7.16%) Amazon Athena
9 30 (5.37%) MySQL
10 27 (4.83%) MongoDB
11 25 (4.47%) Redis
12 18 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (3.22%) HBase
13 16 (2.86%) Big Data
13 16 (2.86%) MariaDB
14 15 (2.68%) Couchbase
14 15 (2.68%) DB2
14 15 (2.68%) Neo4j
15 13 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 61 (10.91%) Jenkins
2 48 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 46 (8.23%) RStudio
4 43 (7.69%) Artifactory
5 24 (4.29%) Maven
6 20 (3.58%) TeamCity
7 19 (3.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (3.04%) JUnit
9 16 (2.86%) Mockito
10 15 (2.68%) JIRA
11 14 (2.50%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.61%) GitLab
13 8 (1.43%) CircleCI
13 8 (1.43%) Gradle
14 7 (1.25%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.25%) Jasmine
14 7 (1.25%) Mocha
15 6 (1.07%) Subversion
15 6 (1.07%) Travis CI
15 6 (1.07%) webpack
General
1 171 (30.59%) Finance
2 110 (19.68%) Front Office
3 61 (10.91%) Banking
4 16 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.50%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.43%) Marketing
7 4 (0.72%) Back Office
7 4 (0.72%) Retail
8 3 (0.54%) Games
8 3 (0.54%) Law
8 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.36%) Legal
9 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (36.31%) Web Services
2 97 (17.35%) Spring
3 92 (16.46%) Node.js
4 80 (14.31%) J2EE
5 73 (13.06%) Spring Boot
6 66 (11.81%) AngularJS
7 63 (11.27%) REST
8 60 (10.73%) React
9 53 (9.48%) .NET
10 45 (8.05%) Kafka
11 43 (7.69%) RESTful
12 41 (7.33%) J2SE
13 31 (5.55%) .NET Core
14 28 (5.01%) Vue.js
15 25 (4.47%) CSS
16 23 (4.11%) HTML
17 22 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (3.94%) gRPC
18 21 (3.76%) GraphQL
19 20 (3.58%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 109 (19.50%) Fixed Income
2 90 (16.10%) Derivative
3 69 (12.34%) Equities
4 63 (11.27%) Greenfield Project
5 62 (11.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 52 (9.30%) Hedge funds
7 29 (5.19%) Equity Derivative
8 27 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (4.65%) Public Cloud
10 20 (3.58%) Blog
11 15 (2.68%) Market Risk
12 13 (2.33%) Cloud Native
13 12 (2.15%) Data Structures
13 12 (2.15%) User Experience
14 9 (1.61%) Pricing Data
15 7 (1.25%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.25%) Reference Data
16 5 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.89%) Smart Home
17 4 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.04%) Linux
2 3 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (0.54%) Windows
3 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.18%) Android
4 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (38.28%) Microservices
3 171 (30.59%) Software Engineering
4 144 (25.76%) TDD
5 142 (25.40%) DevOps
6 138 (24.69%) Asset Management
7 62 (11.09%) Analytics
8 55 (9.84%) Decision-Making
9 52 (9.30%) BDD
10 50 (8.94%) Scrum
11 40 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (7.16%) Test Automation
12 33 (5.90%) Investment Management
13 32 (5.72%) ETL
14 29 (5.19%) Risk Analytics
15 28 (5.01%) MVC
16 27 (4.83%) Front End Development
16 27 (4.83%) Unit Testing
17 26 (4.65%) Kanban
18 24 (4.29%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 306 (54.74%) Java
2 202 (36.14%) Python
3 136 (24.33%) JavaScript
4 113 (20.21%) SQL
5 102 (18.25%) Java 8
6 82 (14.67%) R
7 76 (13.60%) C#
8 32 (5.72%) TypeScript
9 22 (3.94%) Kotlin
9 22 (3.94%) Ruby
10 20 (3.58%) Scala
11 16 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.68%) C++
12 15 (2.68%) PHP
13 10 (1.79%) Go
14 9 (1.61%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.25%) Groovy
16 6 (1.07%) ES6
17 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 63 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.97%) Degree
4 6 (1.07%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.36%) MCSA
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.50%) QA
2 10 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 148 (26.48%) Docker
2 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 116 (20.75%) Kubernetes
2 72 (12.88%) Terraform
3 13 (2.33%) Ansible
4 6 (1.07%) Grafana
5 4 (0.72%) Puppet
6 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.18%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.18%) Packer
7 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 43 (7.69%) Google
2 37 (6.62%) Oracle
3 24 (4.29%) Sybase
4 18 (3.22%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.22%) Tableau
5 10 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.25%) Cognos
7 4 (0.72%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.72%) Facebook
7 4 (0.72%) IBM
7 4 (0.72%) Talend
7 4 (0.72%) Zend
8 3 (0.54%) Adobe
8 3 (0.54%) PayPal
8 3 (0.54%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (0.54%) SAP
9 2 (0.36%) Ariba
9 2 (0.36%) Informatica
9 2 (0.36%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.36%) WSO2