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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 59 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.48% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.32% 13.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £344 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +51.89%
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
53 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.87% 3.62% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 6
Median daily rate £406 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £451 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 1 May 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 7 (38.89%) LAMP
2 7 (38.89%) PaaS
2 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) PHP
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (22.22%) Rackspace
4 4 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) XenServer
5 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) C#

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) PaaS
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) LAMP
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
1 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Facilities Management
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
1 3 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Rackspace
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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