Period
to 25 September 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 193 338 445
Rank change year-on-year +145 +107 +46
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 414 633 547
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 0.72% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.76% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 398 470
Median daily rate £575 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +6.77%
10th Percentile £458 £413 £412
90th Percentile £750 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -82.00% -
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 27,447 83,218 97,418
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.32% 94.22% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,261 54,603 64,004
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £269
90th Percentile £668 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,094 2,883 3,159
Median hourly rate £29.95 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.73% +14.29% -7.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £48.35
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.32% +6.86% -2.78%

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 25 September 2020.

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 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 25 September 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 +144 396 £575 +9.52% 64
London +125 328 £600 +9.09% 39
UK excluding London +172 70 £513 +7.89% 27
Work from Home -54 47 £525 +20.00% 18
East of England +98 22 £513 +13.89% 4
North of England +106 19 £513 +7.89% 10
South West +116 13 £525 +5.00% 4
North West +70 12 £525 +16.67% 6
South East +144 9 £525 +10.53% 6
Yorkshire +69 5 £500 +5.26% 4
Scotland +69 3 £463 -7.50% 1
Wales +37 3 £488 +8.33% 1
North East - 2 £375 -
Midlands +100 1 £475 +11.76% 1
East Midlands +64 1 £475 +5.56%

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 369 (89.13%) AWS
2 300 (72.46%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (69.81%) Java
4 252 (60.87%) Finance
5 232 (56.04%) Software Engineering
6 229 (55.31%) Web Services
7 226 (54.59%) Python
8 221 (53.38%) Asset Management
9 188 (45.41%) DevOps
10 167 (40.34%) Microservices
11 163 (39.37%) Front Office
12 161 (38.89%) JavaScript
13 158 (38.16%) Fixed Income
14 156 (37.68%) Hedge funds
15 154 (37.20%) Derivative
16 149 (35.99%) Investment Management
17 148 (35.75%) Banking
18 139 (33.57%) Equities
19 132 (31.88%) Azure
19 132 (31.88%) React
20 120 (28.99%) AngularJS
21 119 (28.74%) GCP
22 118 (28.50%) Google
23 117 (28.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 110 (26.57%) Vue.js
25 107 (25.85%) Kubernetes
26 103 (24.88%) Serverless
27 100 (24.15%) Docker
28 98 (23.67%) AWS Lambda
29 94 (22.71%) Decision-Making

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 (7.97%) Apache
2 9 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.72%) Confluence
5 2 (0.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.24%) CMS
6 1 (0.24%) JBoss
6 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 369 (89.13%) AWS
2 132 (31.88%) Azure
3 119 (28.74%) GCP
4 103 (24.88%) Serverless
5 98 (23.67%) AWS Lambda
6 61 (14.73%) Amazon ECS
7 44 (10.63%) Amazon S3
8 35 (8.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 33 (7.97%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (7.73%) Apigee
11 31 (7.49%) Amazon SQS
12 26 (6.28%) OpenShift
13 17 (4.11%) Amazon Cognito
14 14 (3.38%) AWS Step Functions
15 7 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (1.69%) SaaS
16 6 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
17 5 (1.21%) Amazon EKS
17 5 (1.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.97%) Internet
1 4 (0.97%) Skype
2 1 (0.24%) DNS
2 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.24%) Network Security
2 1 (0.24%) OpenVPN
2 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.98%) Amazon Redshift
2 61 (14.73%) PostgreSQL
3 58 (14.01%) SQL Server
4 57 (13.77%) MySQL
5 46 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
6 35 (8.45%) Relational Database
7 32 (7.73%) Amazon Aurora
8 29 (7.00%) RDBMS
9 26 (6.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 24 (5.80%) NoSQL
11 18 (4.35%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.93%) Big Data
13 6 (1.45%) Redis
14 5 (1.21%) Amazon Athena
15 4 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.97%) KDB
16 2 (0.48%) Data Lake
16 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
17 1 (0.24%) GIS
Development Applications
1 74 (17.87%) Jenkins
1 74 (17.87%) RStudio
2 54 (13.04%) Artifactory
3 41 (9.90%) GitLab
4 16 (3.86%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.66%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.42%) Maven
7 6 (1.45%) JUnit
8 5 (1.21%) JIRA
8 5 (1.21%) Mockito
8 5 (1.21%) Postman
9 4 (0.97%) Selenium
10 3 (0.72%) Cypress.io
11 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.48%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.48%) Gradle
11 2 (0.48%) Hudson
11 2 (0.48%) NUnit
11 2 (0.48%) Terragrunt
11 2 (0.48%) webpack
General
1 252 (60.87%) Finance
2 163 (39.37%) Front Office
3 148 (35.75%) Banking
4 91 (21.98%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.62%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.42%) Advertising
7 6 (1.45%) Marketing
8 5 (1.21%) Electronics
8 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.21%) Retail
8 5 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.72%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (55.31%) Web Services
2 132 (31.88%) React
3 120 (28.99%) AngularJS
4 110 (26.57%) Vue.js
5 67 (16.18%) Spring
6 62 (14.98%) gRPC
7 57 (13.77%) Node.js
8 56 (13.53%) J2EE
9 46 (11.11%) Spring Boot
10 40 (9.66%) .NET
11 38 (9.18%) Swagger
12 36 (8.70%) J2SE
13 33 (7.97%) OAuth
14 30 (7.25%) .NET Core
15 27 (6.52%) REST
16 26 (6.28%) ASP.NET
17 19 (4.59%) ASP.NET Core
18 17 (4.11%) Dropwizard
19 16 (3.86%) Protocol Buffers
20 15 (3.62%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 158 (38.16%) Fixed Income
2 156 (37.68%) Hedge funds
3 154 (37.20%) Derivative
4 139 (33.57%) Equities
5 117 (28.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 63 (15.22%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (3.86%) Cloud Native
9 15 (3.62%) Reference Data
10 14 (3.38%) Pricing Data
11 6 (1.45%) User Experience
12 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.97%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.72%) Augmented Reality
13 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
15 1 (0.24%) NHS
15 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.59%) Linux
2 6 (1.45%) Unix
3 3 (0.72%) Android
3 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.48%) Windows
5 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (72.46%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (56.04%) Software Engineering
3 221 (53.38%) Asset Management
4 188 (45.41%) DevOps
5 167 (40.34%) Microservices
6 149 (35.99%) Investment Management
7 94 (22.71%) Decision-Making
8 83 (20.05%) Business Analysis
9 77 (18.60%) Portfolio Management
10 47 (11.35%) TDD
11 45 (10.87%) Front End Development
12 41 (9.90%) Fintech
13 36 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
14 30 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (5.07%) Migration
16 19 (4.59%) Pair Programming
17 18 (4.35%) Scrum
18 17 (4.11%) Analytics
18 17 (4.11%) Test Automation
19 15 (3.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 289 (69.81%) Java
2 226 (54.59%) Python
3 161 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 87 (21.01%) SQL
5 38 (9.18%) C#
5 38 (9.18%) R
6 22 (5.31%) TypeScript
7 21 (5.07%) Java 8
8 10 (2.42%) Scala
8 10 (2.42%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.93%) Go
10 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.97%) Kotlin
10 4 (0.97%) Ruby
11 3 (0.72%) C++
11 3 (0.72%) Groovy
11 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.48%) ES6
12 2 (0.48%) PHP
13 1 (0.24%) ES7
Qualifications
1 38 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.97%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.93%) Degree
4 3 (0.72%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.14%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.97%) QA
3 3 (0.72%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
System Software
1 100 (24.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 107 (25.85%) Kubernetes
2 51 (12.32%) Terraform
3 5 (1.21%) Ansible
4 3 (0.72%) Grafana
4 3 (0.72%) Kibana
5 2 (0.48%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.24%) Istio
6 1 (0.24%) linkerd
6 1 (0.24%) logstash
6 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 118 (28.50%) Google
2 54 (13.04%) Oracle
3 14 (3.38%) Sybase
4 12 (2.90%) Bloomberg
5 7 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.21%) SAP
7 3 (0.72%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.48%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.48%) Splunk
9 1 (0.24%) MarketAxess
9 1 (0.24%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.24%) Sitecore