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 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 20 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 35 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.41% 1.71% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 71.43% 44.44% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 3
Median daily rate £500 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £399
% change year-on-year
- +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
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
49 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.97% 3.85% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 21
Median daily rate £488 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.28% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +36.98%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +20 16 £500 +42.85% 2
Cardiff +24 7 £450 +33.33% 6
Amazon AWS
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (56.36%) Ansible
3 29 (52.73%) DevOps
4 28 (50.91%) Java
5 22 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (36.36%) Open Source
7 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
7 18 (32.73%) Configuration Management
8 16 (29.09%) Kafka
8 16 (29.09%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (29.09%) Amazon S3
9 15 (27.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (27.27%) Terraform
9 15 (27.27%) TDD
10 14 (25.45%) Linux
10 14 (25.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (25.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (25.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (25.45%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (21.82%) Perl
11 12 (21.82%) Migration
12 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 11 (20.00%) Web Services
12 11 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (20.00%) Route 53
12 11 (20.00%) Docker
12 11 (20.00%) Fluentd
13 10 (18.18%) Mesos
13 10 (18.18%) High Availability

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 (5.45%) Apache
1 3 (5.45%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (5.45%) IIS
1 3 (5.45%) Jetty
1 3 (5.45%) Mongrel
1 3 (5.45%) nginx
1 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (29.09%) Amazon S3
2 15 (27.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 14 (25.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 14 (25.45%) Amazon ELB
3 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (25.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 11 (20.00%) Route 53
5 7 (12.73%) PaaS
6 5 (9.09%) Google App Engine
6 5 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.82%) GitHub
7 1 (1.82%) Heroku
7 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) HTTP
1 6 (10.91%) SSL
2 5 (9.09%) DHCP
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) FTP
3 3 (5.45%) IPsec
3 3 (5.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.36%) MySQL
4 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.27%) Couchbase
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.82%) DataStage
7 1 (1.82%) HBase
7 1 (1.82%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.82%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) Bazaar
2 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 5 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (7.27%) Travis CI
3 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
1 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 5 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (7.27%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Java Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Web Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Web Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) Kafka
2 11 (20.00%) Web Services
3 9 (16.36%) .NET
4 8 (14.55%) REST
5 6 (10.91%) RESTful
6 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.09%) CSS
6 5 (9.09%) CSS3
6 5 (9.09%) HTML
6 5 (9.09%) HTML5
6 5 (9.09%) jQuery
7 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (7.27%) Django
7 4 (7.27%) J2EE
7 4 (7.27%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (7.27%) Spring
7 4 (7.27%) WCF
8 3 (5.45%) LAMP
8 3 (5.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Cryptography
2 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.82%) CESG
3 1 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Debian
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) DevOps
3 22 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (36.36%) Open Source
5 18 (32.73%) Configuration Management
6 15 (27.27%) TDD
7 12 (21.82%) Migration
8 10 (18.18%) High Availability
9 7 (12.73%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (10.91%) Security Architecture
11 5 (9.09%) BDD
11 5 (9.09%) MVC
11 5 (9.09%) OWASP
11 5 (9.09%) Secure Coding
12 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (7.27%) Fuzz Testing
12 4 (7.27%) Social Engineering
12 4 (7.27%) Static Program Analysis
12 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) Perl
3 10 (18.18%) Python
4 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.45%) Scala
6 3 (5.45%) SQL
7 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) CISSP
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) CEH
3 4 (7.27%) CREST Certified
4 3 (5.45%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) CLAS
5 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 11 (20.00%) Docker
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (56.36%) Ansible
2 15 (27.27%) Terraform
3 11 (20.00%) Fluentd
4 10 (18.18%) Mesos
5 9 (16.36%) Marathon
6 8 (14.55%) Piwik
7 7 (12.73%) Puppet
8 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) VMware
2 5 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.82%) Actian
5 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.82%) ParAccel
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Sybase
5 1 (1.82%) Teradata
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