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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 46 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 22 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.02% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.64% 7.41% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £46.35 -
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -
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
112 54 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.36% 8.35% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 32 6
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £420
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -35.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Puppet
2 18 (64.29%) DevOps
3 17 (60.71%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (60.71%) Python
4 16 (57.14%) Web Services
5 15 (53.57%) Ruby
5 15 (53.57%) Ansible
6 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (39.29%) Salt
7 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (35.71%) Open Source
8 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
8 10 (35.71%) Rackspace
8 10 (35.71%) PHP
8 10 (35.71%) HTTP
8 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 10 (35.71%) SSL
8 10 (35.71%) Web Operations
9 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (32.14%) Subversion
9 9 (32.14%) Docker
10 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
10 8 (28.57%) MySQL
11 7 (25.00%) Java
11 7 (25.00%) Terraform
12 6 (21.43%) Kubernetes

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) nginx
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (10.71%) IaaS
2 3 (10.71%) Route 53
2 3 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
3 2 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) HTTP
1 10 (35.71%) SSL
1 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 8 (28.57%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (7.14%) InfluxDB
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) Impala
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Redis
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (32.14%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) git-flow
5 1 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Games
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) WebOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) AWS Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior WebOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) ELK Stack
3 3 (10.71%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (10.71%) Sensu
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (64.29%) DevOps
2 14 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (35.71%) Open Source
3 10 (35.71%) Web Operations
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Microservices
5 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (3.57%) Line Management
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 15 (53.57%) Ruby
3 10 (35.71%) PHP
4 7 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) Go
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Groovy
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Puppet
2 17 (60.71%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (53.57%) Ansible
4 11 (39.29%) Salt
5 7 (25.00%) Terraform
6 6 (21.43%) Kubernetes
7 4 (14.29%) Mesos
8 3 (10.71%) collectd
8 3 (10.71%) Kibana
8 3 (10.71%) logstash
8 3 (10.71%) StatsD
9 2 (7.14%) Graphite
9 2 (7.14%) Marathon
10 1 (3.57%) Nagios
10 1 (3.57%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Rackspace
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk