Period
to 22 January 2022

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 396 270 338
Rank change year-on-year -126 +68 +80
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 524 398 541
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.95% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.03% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 350 396
10th Percentile £425 £400 £413
25th Percentile £486 £488 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £650 £629 £600
90th Percentile £700 £713 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £456 £495
% change year-on-year +1.37% -7.83% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 81,003 38,590 68,209
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.35% 92.46% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,815 26,398 45,595
10th Percentile £304 £256 £238
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £517 £470 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.44% -
75th Percentile £623 £573 £563
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,000 1,416 2,517
10th Percentile £12.24 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.41 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.30% +30.07% +2.86%
75th Percentile £46.91 £45.00 £38.20
90th Percentile £62.50 £58.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +11.43% -

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -132 429 £575 +9.52% 87
London -115 333 £575 +6.98% 61
Work from Home -55 200 £559 +6.43% 36
UK excluding London -95 103 £463 +1.37% 25
South West -42 29 £513 -2.38% 4
North of England -68 20 £550 +13.40% 6
Scotland -35 17 £450 - 2
South East -72 14 £464 +9.06% 8
Wales - 13 £513 -
Yorkshire -37 10 £456 +14.06%
Midlands -61 8 £425 - 2
North West -52 7 £638 +34.21% 6
West Midlands -48 4 £375 -11.76% 1
North East -2 3 £475 -8.43%
East Midlands -37 3 £550 +29.41% 1
East of England -48 2 £45 -91.09% 3

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 426 (81.30%) AWS
2 282 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (42.56%) Python
4 214 (40.84%) React
5 213 (40.65%) Software Engineering
6 207 (39.50%) Finance
7 194 (37.02%) CI/CD
8 175 (33.40%) Full Stack Development
9 173 (33.02%) JavaScript
9 173 (33.02%) Asset Management
10 170 (32.44%) Java
11 161 (30.73%) Serverless
12 155 (29.58%) TypeScript
13 145 (27.67%) AWS Lambda
14 144 (27.48%) Azure
14 144 (27.48%) Front Office
15 134 (25.57%) Investment Management
16 130 (24.81%) GCP
17 124 (23.66%) Equities
18 118 (22.52%) Docker
19 111 (21.18%) DevOps
20 110 (20.99%) SQL
21 103 (19.66%) Terraform
22 101 (19.27%) Amazon S3
23 100 (19.08%) Microservices
24 97 (18.51%) Analytics
25 96 (18.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 95 (18.13%) Node.js
27 73 (13.93%) Kubernetes
28 65 (12.40%) Fixed Income

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 (3.24%) Apache Airflow
2 16 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.67%) Apache
4 6 (1.15%) CMS
5 5 (0.95%) Confluence
6 4 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.38%) Documentum
7 2 (0.38%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.38%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.19%) IIS
8 1 (0.19%) nginx
8 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 426 (81.30%) AWS
2 161 (30.73%) Serverless
3 145 (27.67%) AWS Lambda
4 144 (27.48%) Azure
5 130 (24.81%) GCP
6 101 (19.27%) Amazon S3
7 64 (12.21%) Amazon SQS
8 47 (8.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 39 (7.44%) AWS Step Functions
10 34 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (4.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 18 (3.44%) Amazon ECS
13 17 (3.24%) GitHub
13 17 (3.24%) SaaS
14 14 (2.67%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (2.48%) Amazon EKS
16 11 (2.10%) AWS Fargate
17 10 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
18 9 (1.72%) Amazon Cognito
18 9 (1.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.38%) Internet
1 2 (0.38%) WAN
1 2 (0.38%) Z-Wave
2 1 (0.19%) DNS
2 1 (0.19%) HTTP
2 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (18.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 49 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (7.44%) Amazon RDS
4 22 (4.20%) MySQL
5 21 (4.01%) Amazon Athena
6 19 (3.63%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.67%) Apache Ignite
7 14 (2.67%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.29%) Amazon Aurora
8 12 (2.29%) Big Data
8 12 (2.29%) SQL Server
9 10 (1.91%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.34%) BigQuery
12 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.76%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.76%) Power BI
13 4 (0.76%) Redis
14 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.38%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 48 (9.16%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.01%) JIRA
3 16 (3.05%) GitLab
3 16 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.67%) Bitbucket
5 12 (2.29%) webpack
6 9 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.72%) Mocha
7 7 (1.34%) Sinon.JS
8 6 (1.15%) Locust
8 6 (1.15%) Maven
9 3 (0.57%) Babel
9 3 (0.57%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.57%) Selenium
9 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.38%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.38%) Gradle
10 2 (0.38%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.38%) JUnit
10 2 (0.38%) RStudio
General
1 207 (39.50%) Finance
2 144 (27.48%) Front Office
3 41 (7.82%) Public Sector
4 22 (4.20%) Social Skills
5 15 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.10%) Retail
7 6 (1.15%) Banking
7 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (0.95%) Electronics
8 5 (0.95%) Marketing
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (40.84%) React
2 95 (18.13%) Node.js
3 59 (11.26%) AngularJS
4 51 (9.73%) .NET
5 49 (9.35%) Vue.js
6 39 (7.44%) .NET Core
7 36 (6.87%) Spring
7 36 (6.87%) Spring Boot
8 35 (6.68%) CSS
9 32 (6.11%) gRPC
10 30 (5.73%) REST
11 28 (5.34%) HTML
11 28 (5.34%) Protocol Buffers
12 26 (4.96%) ASP.NET
13 25 (4.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (4.58%) ASP.NET Core
15 19 (3.63%) GraphQL
15 19 (3.63%) Material-UI
16 17 (3.24%) Lambda Expressions
17 14 (2.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 124 (23.66%) Equities
2 65 (12.40%) Fixed Income
2 65 (12.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 55 (10.50%) Hedge funds
4 52 (9.92%) Greenfield Project
5 37 (7.06%) Derivative
6 7 (1.34%) Cloud Native
6 7 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (1.34%) User Experience
7 5 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.57%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.38%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.38%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.19%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.19%) Legacy Systems
11 1 (0.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (40.65%) Software Engineering
3 194 (37.02%) CI/CD
4 175 (33.40%) Full Stack Development
5 173 (33.02%) Asset Management
6 134 (25.57%) Investment Management
7 111 (21.18%) DevOps
8 100 (19.08%) Microservices
9 97 (18.51%) Analytics
10 51 (9.73%) TDD
11 41 (7.82%) Migration
12 37 (7.06%) Scrum
13 35 (6.68%) Front End Development
14 29 (5.53%) Deployment Automation
15 28 (5.34%) Data Analytics
16 27 (5.15%) SDLC
17 26 (4.96%) Fintech
18 25 (4.77%) Test Automation
19 22 (4.20%) Infrastructure as Code
20 21 (4.01%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 223 (42.56%) Python
2 173 (33.02%) JavaScript
3 170 (32.44%) Java
4 155 (29.58%) TypeScript
5 110 (20.99%) SQL
6 43 (8.21%) C#
7 15 (2.86%) Kotlin
8 12 (2.29%) PHP
9 11 (2.10%) Java 11
10 9 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.34%) Go
11 7 (1.34%) XPath
12 6 (1.15%) Java 8
12 6 (1.15%) Ruby
13 5 (0.95%) Bash
13 5 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.76%) Scala
15 3 (0.57%) Gremlin
16 2 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.91%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.34%) Degree
6 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.68%) QA
2 10 (1.91%) Accessibility
3 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 118 (22.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 103 (19.66%) Terraform
2 73 (13.93%) Kubernetes
3 27 (5.15%) Grafana
4 24 (4.58%) Prometheus
5 12 (2.29%) Ansible
6 3 (0.57%) Consul
6 3 (0.57%) Packer
7 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.38%) Rancher
8 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.19%) Puppet
8 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (2.67%) IBM
2 5 (0.95%) SAP
2 5 (0.95%) Splunk
3 4 (0.76%) CA
3 4 (0.76%) Google
3 4 (0.76%) Lotus
3 4 (0.76%) New Relic
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle
3 4 (0.76%) Pega
4 3 (0.57%) Informatica
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.19%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (0.19%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.19%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.19%) Databricks
6 1 (0.19%) Talend
6 1 (0.19%) UiPath
6 1 (0.19%) VMware
6 1 (0.19%) WALLIX