The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 64 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.16% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.81% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £310 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -7.57%
Amazon AWS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
37 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.55% 2.34% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 2
Average daily rate £325 £400 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +220.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Birmingham region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS.

1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (50.00%) AWS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux