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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 27 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 23 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.76% 1.77% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 60.53% 30.00% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 1
Median daily rate £456 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £438 £428
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
38 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.87% 5.89% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 16
Median daily rate £444 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £380 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +24 10 £425 +36.54% 3
Newport -13 2 £538 +41.44%
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
Amazon AWS
Wales

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 39 (60.00%) Java
2 32 (49.23%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (44.62%) Ansible
5 26 (40.00%) Web Services
6 25 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 23 (35.38%) Linux
8 22 (33.85%) DevOps
9 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
10 20 (30.77%) Python
10 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
11 18 (27.69%) Open Source
12 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
13 16 (24.62%) TDD
14 14 (21.54%) REST
15 13 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
16 12 (18.46%) Docker
16 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
17 11 (16.92%) Finance
17 11 (16.92%) Continuous Delivery
17 11 (16.92%) Puppet
17 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
18 10 (15.38%) High Availability
18 10 (15.38%) OWASP
18 10 (15.38%) Secure Coding
19 9 (13.85%) CREST Certified
19 9 (13.85%) Static Program Analysis
19 9 (13.85%) Fuzz Testing
19 9 (13.85%) Security Architecture

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 (4.62%) Apache
1 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.54%) Luigi
3 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.77%) PaaS
3 6 (9.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Network Security
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.62%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.08%) Big Data
6 2 (3.08%) HBase
6 2 (3.08%) MySQL
7 1 (1.54%) OLAP
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.54%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.54%) QlikView
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.69%) Bazaar
3 5 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 5 (7.69%) Subversion
4 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 1 (1.54%) Ant
6 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.54%) Gradle
6 1 (1.54%) Hudson
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.54%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Electronics
2 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.77%) Marketing
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.85%) AWS Developer
3 9 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Cloud Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Applications Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Java Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Architect
7 5 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Python Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Web Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) Web Services
2 14 (21.54%) REST
3 7 (10.77%) Kafka
4 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
4 6 (9.23%) RESTful
5 5 (7.69%) Spring
6 4 (6.15%) CSS
6 4 (6.15%) CSS3
6 4 (6.15%) Django
6 4 (6.15%) HTML
6 4 (6.15%) HTML5
6 4 (6.15%) jQuery
7 3 (4.62%) .NET
7 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (4.62%) Play Framework
7 3 (4.62%) WCF
8 2 (3.08%) Flask
8 2 (3.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.15%) Cryptography
2 4 (6.15%) Fintech
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.54%) iPad
3 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Debian
4 3 (4.62%) CentOS
4 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.08%) Windows
6 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.85%) DevOps
4 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
5 18 (27.69%) Open Source
6 16 (24.62%) TDD
7 13 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 11 (16.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (15.38%) High Availability
9 10 (15.38%) OWASP
9 10 (15.38%) Secure Coding
10 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (13.85%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (13.85%) Fuzz Testing
10 9 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (13.85%) Security Architecture
10 9 (13.85%) Social Engineering
10 9 (13.85%) Static Code Analysis
10 9 (13.85%) Static Program Analysis
11 8 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) Java
2 20 (30.77%) Python
3 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) SQL
5 4 (6.15%) Scala
6 3 (4.62%) C#
6 3 (4.62%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) C
8 1 (1.54%) Go
8 1 (1.54%) Groovy
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) CEH
3 9 (13.85%) CISSP
3 9 (13.85%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.54%) HDFS
2 1 (1.54%) vCloud
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (44.62%) Ansible
2 11 (16.92%) Puppet
3 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.23%) Terraform
4 2 (3.08%) Consul
5 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.54%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) SAP
2 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.08%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.08%) Teradata
5 1 (1.54%) Actian
5 1 (1.54%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.54%) Informatica
5 1 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.54%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.54%) ParAccel
5 1 (1.54%) Sybase
5 1 (1.54%) Tableau
5 1 (1.54%) Talend
5 1 (1.54%) VMware