The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 30 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 35 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.54% 2.71% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 63.64% 32.65% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 1
Median daily rate £513 £356 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.85% -40.62%
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
Wales

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

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
55 49 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.70% 8.31% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 13
Median daily rate £500 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +44.73%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -2 12 £550 +50.68%
Cardiff +18 10 £413 +32.53% 1
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
Amazon AWS
Wales

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 37 (60.66%) Java
2 31 (50.82%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (40.98%) Ansible
5 20 (32.79%) Open Source
5 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
5 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
6 19 (31.15%) Python
7 18 (29.51%) TDD
7 18 (29.51%) DevOps
8 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
8 17 (27.87%) Web Services
8 17 (27.87%) Linux
9 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (22.95%) REST
10 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
11 13 (21.31%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (21.31%) NoSQL
12 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
12 12 (19.67%) Docker
13 11 (18.03%) Security Architecture
14 10 (16.39%) High Availability
14 10 (16.39%) Secure Coding
14 10 (16.39%) OWASP
15 9 (14.75%) Ethical Hacking
15 9 (14.75%) CEH
15 9 (14.75%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (14.75%) SAP
15 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (14.75%) CISSP

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) Luigi
3 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.48%) PaaS
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.64%) GitHub
4 1 (1.64%) Heroku
4 1 (1.64%) Route 53
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Network Security
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) NoSQL
2 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.84%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (8.20%) Couchbase
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.28%) Big Data
7 2 (3.28%) HBase
7 2 (3.28%) MySQL
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.20%) Bazaar
3 5 (8.20%) Mercurial
3 5 (8.20%) Subversion
3 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.64%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
1 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.48%) Electronics
2 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.48%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) AWS Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Cloud Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Applications Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Architect
6 6 (9.84%) Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Java Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Python Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Security Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Java Applications Developer
9 3 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Web Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) Web Services
2 14 (22.95%) REST
3 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
3 8 (13.11%) Kafka
4 6 (9.84%) CSS
4 6 (9.84%) CSS3
4 6 (9.84%) HTML
4 6 (9.84%) HTML5
4 6 (9.84%) jQuery
4 6 (9.84%) RESTful
5 5 (8.20%) .NET
5 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (8.20%) WCF
6 4 (6.56%) Django
6 4 (6.56%) Spring
7 3 (4.92%) Play Framework
8 2 (3.28%) Flask
8 2 (3.28%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.84%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.64%) Fintech
3 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) CentOS
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.28%) Debian
4 1 (1.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
3 20 (32.79%) Open Source
4 18 (29.51%) DevOps
4 18 (29.51%) TDD
5 13 (21.31%) Domain-Driven Design
6 11 (18.03%) Security Architecture
7 10 (16.39%) High Availability
7 10 (16.39%) OWASP
7 10 (16.39%) Secure Coding
8 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (14.75%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (14.75%) Fuzz Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Social Engineering
8 9 (14.75%) Static Code Analysis
8 9 (14.75%) Static Program Analysis
9 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (11.48%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) Java
2 19 (31.15%) Python
3 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.48%) SQL
5 5 (8.20%) C#
5 5 (8.20%) TypeScript
6 4 (6.56%) Scala
7 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Go
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) CEH
3 9 (14.75%) CISSP
3 9 (14.75%) CREST Certified
4 3 (4.92%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.64%) HDFS
2 1 (1.64%) vCloud
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (40.98%) Ansible
2 6 (9.84%) Puppet
3 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.28%) Terraform
5 1 (1.64%) Consul
5 1 (1.64%) Fluentd
5 1 (1.64%) Marathon
5 1 (1.64%) Mesos
5 1 (1.64%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.64%) Piwik
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) SAP
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.28%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) Teradata
5 1 (1.64%) Actian
5 1 (1.64%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.64%) Cognos
5 1 (1.64%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.64%) Informatica
5 1 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.64%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.64%) ParAccel
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase
5 1 (1.64%) Tableau
5 1 (1.64%) Talend
5 1 (1.64%) VMware