The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / Midlands
Rank 16 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.24% 2.29% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.46% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £600 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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

Cloud Services Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
13 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.02% 6.87% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Median daily rate £575 £650 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
1 7 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (77.78%) Ruby
1 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
1 7 (77.78%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) Scala
3 5 (55.56%) Django
3 5 (55.56%) Ajax
3 5 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) REST
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) Play Framework
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Ansible
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) nginx
1 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
1 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
1 7 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Riak
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ant
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) GoCD
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) C# Architect
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Architect
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
4 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Ajax
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) CSS3
1 5 (55.56%) Django
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) HTML5
1 5 (55.56%) JSON
1 5 (55.56%) Play Framework
1 5 (55.56%) REST
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 2 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (22.22%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) CoreOS
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Go
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Control-M
2 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 2 (22.22%) Mesos
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) rkt
2 2 (22.22%) Unicenter
2 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) New Relic
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle