Period
to 20 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 331 487 511
Rank change year-on-year +156 +24 +180
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 692 480 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 386 337
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £413
90th Percentile £675 £625 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £470
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £77.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.64% - -
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 88,084 98,823 90,452
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 94.85% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,910 64,746 58,624
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.14% +0.71%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,942 3,197 2,909
UK median hourly rate £19.92 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -2.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.24 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -7.89%

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 20 July 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 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 20 July 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 +132 677 £525 +5.00% 153
London +106 484 £550 +4.76% 105
UK excluding London +91 206 £475 +5.56% 51
South East +29 69 £475 - 16
North of England +49 60 £475 +8.57% 15
Yorkshire +37 30 £475 +5.56% 6
North West +17 28 £488 +17.12% 9
East of England +32 27 £450 +2.86% 9
South West -5 23 £475 +5.56% 2
Midlands +32 15 £525 +16.67% 6
West Midlands +14 11 £439 -2.39% 4
Scotland +31 7 £425 - 2
Wales +6 6 £450 -21.74% 1
East Midlands - 4 £625 - 2
North East +22 2 £488 -

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 549 (79.34%) Amazon AWS
2 424 (61.27%) Agile Software Development
3 418 (60.40%) Java
4 284 (41.04%) DevOps
5 269 (38.87%) Serverless
6 261 (37.72%) Python
7 251 (36.27%) AWS Lambda
8 244 (35.26%) Web Services
9 234 (33.82%) Docker
10 219 (31.65%) Microservices
11 194 (28.03%) Finance
12 191 (27.60%) Amazon S3
13 189 (27.31%) Software Engineering
14 186 (26.88%) TDD
15 185 (26.73%) Terraform
16 181 (26.16%) Kubernetes
17 172 (24.86%) JavaScript
18 165 (23.84%) Amazon EC2
19 156 (22.54%) AWS CloudFormation
20 154 (22.25%) Amazon RDS
21 147 (21.24%) Amazon SQS
22 138 (19.94%) Asset Management
23 136 (19.65%) Amazon Redshift
24 119 (17.20%) Artifactory
25 117 (16.91%) J2EE
26 111 (16.04%) Open Source
27 103 (14.88%) Java 8
28 102 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
29 100 (14.45%) Amazon ECS
30 99 (14.31%) Jenkins

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 33 (4.77%) Apache
2 25 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (3.03%) Confluence
4 20 (2.89%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.01%) WildFly
6 6 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.72%) WordPress
8 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.43%) Drupal
10 2 (0.29%) CMS
10 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.29%) nginx
10 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
11 1 (0.14%) Jetty
11 1 (0.14%) Mule
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.43%) Adobe XD
2 3 (0.43%) InVision
3 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 549 (79.34%) Amazon AWS
2 269 (38.87%) Serverless
3 251 (36.27%) AWS Lambda
4 191 (27.60%) Amazon S3
5 165 (23.84%) Amazon EC2
6 156 (22.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 147 (21.24%) Amazon SQS
8 100 (14.45%) Amazon ECS
9 97 (14.02%) OpenShift
10 55 (7.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 46 (6.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 41 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 35 (5.06%) GitHub
14 21 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 20 (2.89%) Amazon Kinesis
16 18 (2.60%) CloudFront
17 14 (2.02%) Slack
18 13 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
19 11 (1.59%) AWS CloudTrail
19 11 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.30%) HTTP
2 7 (1.01%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.43%) FTP
4 2 (0.29%) DSL
4 2 (0.29%) Skype
4 2 (0.29%) VPN
5 1 (0.14%) AMQP
5 1 (0.14%) Firewall
5 1 (0.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (22.25%) Amazon RDS
2 136 (19.65%) Amazon Redshift
3 58 (8.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 49 (7.08%) Relational Database
5 47 (6.79%) Big Data
5 47 (6.79%) MySQL
6 40 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (5.64%) SQL Server
8 34 (4.91%) RDBMS
9 30 (4.34%) NoSQL
10 23 (3.32%) Hadoop
11 20 (2.89%) Amazon Athena
12 17 (2.46%) Redis
13 15 (2.17%) HBase
13 15 (2.17%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (1.30%) Amazon Aurora
17 4 (0.58%) Apache Hive
17 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 119 (17.20%) Artifactory
2 99 (14.31%) Jenkins
3 91 (13.15%) Git (software)
4 73 (10.55%) RStudio
5 57 (8.24%) GitLab
6 55 (7.95%) Maven
7 40 (5.78%) JIRA
8 34 (4.91%) TeamCity
9 22 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 20 (2.89%) JUnit
10 20 (2.89%) SonarQube
11 19 (2.75%) Bitbucket
12 18 (2.60%) Mockito
12 18 (2.60%) Travis CI
13 12 (1.73%) Gradle
13 12 (1.73%) Selenium
13 12 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (1.16%) Checkstyle
14 8 (1.16%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 194 (28.03%) Finance
2 77 (11.13%) Front Office
3 24 (3.47%) Banking
4 11 (1.59%) Publishing
5 8 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.01%) Games
6 7 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.01%) Law
6 7 (1.01%) Retail
7 4 (0.58%) Automotive
7 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.29%) Advertising
9 2 (0.29%) Billing
9 2 (0.29%) German Language
9 2 (0.29%) Legal
9 2 (0.29%) Marketing
10 1 (0.14%) French Language
10 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (35.26%) Web Services
2 117 (16.91%) J2EE
3 98 (14.16%) AngularJS
4 95 (13.73%) Node.js
5 87 (12.57%) Spring
6 83 (11.99%) React
7 76 (10.98%) Spring Boot
8 75 (10.84%) RESTful
9 69 (9.97%) REST
10 64 (9.25%) .NET
11 56 (8.09%) Kafka
12 49 (7.08%) J2SE
13 42 (6.07%) Hibernate
14 34 (4.91%) .NET Core
14 34 (4.91%) SOAP
15 33 (4.77%) Vue.js
16 29 (4.19%) CSS
17 27 (3.90%) HTML
18 25 (3.61%) JMS
19 23 (3.32%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.42%) Greenfield Project
2 73 (10.55%) Fixed Income
3 31 (4.48%) Algorithms
4 16 (2.31%) Public Cloud
5 15 (2.17%) Cloud Native
6 14 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.02%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.73%) Hedge funds
7 12 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.87%) User Experience
10 6 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.72%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.43%) Pricing Data
13 2 (0.29%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.14%) Blog
14 1 (0.14%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.64%) Linux
2 20 (2.89%) Unix
3 16 (2.31%) Windows
4 7 (1.01%) VMS
5 6 (0.87%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.29%) Android
7 2 (0.29%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (61.27%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (41.04%) DevOps
3 219 (31.65%) Microservices
4 189 (27.31%) Software Engineering
5 186 (26.88%) TDD
6 138 (19.94%) Asset Management
7 111 (16.04%) Open Source
8 102 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (10.98%) BDD
10 74 (10.69%) Decision-Making
10 74 (10.69%) Scrum
11 53 (7.66%) Test Automation
12 45 (6.50%) OO
13 39 (5.64%) Deployment Automation
14 38 (5.49%) Front End Development
14 38 (5.49%) Release Management
15 37 (5.35%) Workflow
16 35 (5.06%) MVC
17 34 (4.91%) Computer Science
18 33 (4.77%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 418 (60.40%) Java
2 261 (37.72%) Python
3 172 (24.86%) JavaScript
4 103 (14.88%) Java 8
5 59 (8.53%) SQL
6 56 (8.09%) C#
7 30 (4.34%) TypeScript
8 29 (4.19%) Scala
9 22 (3.18%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.89%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.46%) ES6
11 17 (2.46%) PHP
12 15 (2.17%) Go
13 12 (1.73%) Groovy
14 10 (1.45%) C++
15 9 (1.30%) Ruby
16 8 (1.16%) JPQL
17 6 (0.87%) Kotlin
18 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (8.67%) AWS Certification
2 36 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.30%) Degree
5 5 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.72%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.17%) QA
2 6 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 234 (33.82%) Docker
2 10 (1.45%) HDFS
3 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.43%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 185 (26.73%) Terraform
2 181 (26.16%) Kubernetes
3 64 (9.25%) Ansible
4 13 (1.88%) Puppet
5 12 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.87%) logstash
7 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.29%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.29%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.29%) Nagios
7 2 (0.29%) Salt
8 1 (0.14%) Consul
8 1 (0.14%) Grafana
8 1 (0.14%) Istio
8 1 (0.14%) Oozie
8 1 (0.14%) Packer
8 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.14%) Rancher
8 1 (0.14%) rkt
8 1 (0.14%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 14 (2.02%) Oracle
2 13 (1.88%) Tableau
3 9 (1.30%) IBM
3 9 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.16%) Google
4 8 (1.16%) SAP
5 6 (0.87%) Informatica
6 5 (0.72%) IBM Sterling
6 5 (0.72%) Talend
7 3 (0.43%) Adobe
7 3 (0.43%) New Relic
7 3 (0.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.29%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.29%) BEA
8 2 (0.29%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.29%) HP
8 2 (0.29%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.29%) Sybase
8 2 (0.29%) webMethods