The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / South West
Rank 54 98 117
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +19
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 84 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.31% 1.54% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.00% 29.41% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 37 19
Median daily rate £475 £380 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £555
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 South West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
227 153 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.95% 5.23% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 121 78
Median daily rate £415 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +76.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £18.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £18.50 £10.85
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 South West

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

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the South West region.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bristol +9 34 £494 +31.66% 11
Wiltshire +6 19 £350 -30.00% 5
Gloucestershire +12 12 £463 +42.30% 14
Somerset - 6 £400 - 1
Dorset - 5 £375 -
Cornwall - 4 £350 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 71 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (37.84%) DevOps
4 49 (33.11%) Linux
5 47 (31.76%) Java
6 44 (29.73%) .NET
7 42 (28.38%) C#
8 41 (27.70%) SQL Server
9 40 (27.03%) SQL
10 34 (22.97%) MVC
10 34 (22.97%) TDD
11 32 (21.62%) JavaScript
11 32 (21.62%) Ansible
12 31 (20.95%) Big Data
12 31 (20.95%) AngularJS
12 31 (20.95%) Windows
13 30 (20.27%) ASP.NET
13 30 (20.27%) Docker
14 29 (19.59%) Hadoop
14 29 (19.59%) Security Cleared
15 28 (18.92%) NoSQL
15 28 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (18.92%) E-Commerce
16 26 (17.57%) Python
17 25 (16.89%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (16.89%) Elasticsearch
18 24 (16.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 24 (16.22%) Web Services
18 24 (16.22%) Amazon S3
19 22 (14.86%) Amazon EC2

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 25 (16.89%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.78%) Confluence
3 12 (8.11%) Apache
3 12 (8.11%) Apache Spark
4 7 (4.73%) K2 blackpearl
4 7 (4.73%) NServiceBus
5 6 (4.05%) IIS
5 6 (4.05%) nginx
6 5 (3.38%) Mule
6 5 (3.38%) Mule ESB
6 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.68%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (16.22%) Amazon S3
3 22 (14.86%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (10.81%) GitHub
5 10 (6.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (4.73%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (4.05%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (4.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (3.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (3.38%) Route 53
10 4 (2.70%) IaaS
11 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.68%) BlueKai
12 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) DNS
1 13 (8.78%) SSL
2 7 (4.73%) Firewall
2 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.38%) HTTP
3 5 (3.38%) Network Security
3 5 (3.38%) VPN
4 4 (2.70%) SAN
4 4 (2.70%) SMTP
5 3 (2.03%) LAN
5 3 (2.03%) WAN
5 3 (2.03%) Wireless
6 2 (1.35%) DSL
6 2 (1.35%) FCAPS
6 2 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.70%) SQL Server
2 31 (20.95%) Big Data
3 29 (19.59%) Hadoop
4 28 (18.92%) NoSQL
5 24 (16.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (8.78%) MySQL
7 13 (8.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (7.43%) MongoDB
9 7 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (2.70%) CouchDB
11 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.03%) Apache Hive
12 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.35%) HBase
13 2 (1.35%) Neo4j
13 2 (1.35%) Redis
13 2 (1.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (14.86%) Jenkins
2 21 (14.19%) Git (software)
3 14 (9.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (9.46%) JIRA
4 9 (6.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (6.08%) TeamCity
5 8 (5.41%) Vagrant
6 7 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.38%) Artifactory
7 5 (3.38%) Hudson
7 5 (3.38%) SonarQube
7 5 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.70%) JUnit
8 4 (2.70%) Maven
8 4 (2.70%) Mockito
8 4 (2.70%) Subversion
9 3 (2.03%) GoCD
10 2 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (6.76%) Finance
1 10 (6.76%) Marketing
2 7 (4.73%) Electronics
2 7 (4.73%) Manufacturing
2 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.70%) Games
4 2 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (39.19%) Developer
2 29 (19.59%) .NET Developer
3 25 (16.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (12.84%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.14%) C# Developer
6 13 (8.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.11%) Architect
7 12 (8.11%) AWS Developer
7 12 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.76%) Azure Developer
8 10 (6.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.76%) Consultant
8 10 (6.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (6.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.76%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.76%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (6.08%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.73%) .NET
2 31 (20.95%) AngularJS
3 30 (20.27%) ASP.NET
4 25 (16.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (16.22%) Web Services
6 21 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (13.51%) HTML
8 18 (12.16%) CSS
9 14 (9.46%) Node.js
10 12 (8.11%) ELK Stack
10 12 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (6.08%) .NET Framework
11 9 (6.08%) Ember.js
11 9 (6.08%) REST
11 9 (6.08%) XML
12 7 (4.73%) Apache Camel
12 7 (4.73%) React
12 7 (4.73%) WCF
12 7 (4.73%) WebCenter
12 7 (4.73%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) User Experience
2 9 (6.08%) Mathematics
2 9 (6.08%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.08%) Physics
2 9 (6.08%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.41%) Blog
3 8 (5.41%) PKI
4 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.38%) Clustering
6 4 (2.70%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.35%) CESG
7 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.35%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 49 (33.11%) Linux
2 31 (20.95%) Windows
3 16 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 13 (8.78%) CentOS
5 7 (4.73%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (2.70%) Android
6 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.70%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.03%) Debian
7 3 (2.03%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.03%) Unix
8 2 (1.35%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (37.84%) DevOps
3 34 (22.97%) MVC
3 34 (22.97%) TDD
4 28 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (18.92%) E-Commerce
5 21 (14.19%) High Availability
5 21 (14.19%) Microservices
6 18 (12.16%) Scrum
7 17 (11.49%) ITIL
7 17 (11.49%) Unit Testing
8 15 (10.14%) Kanban
8 15 (10.14%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.46%) BDD
9 14 (9.46%) Load Balancing
10 13 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (7.43%) MODAF
11 11 (7.43%) Requirements Management
11 11 (7.43%) SysML
11 11 (7.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 47 (31.76%) Java
2 42 (28.38%) C#
3 40 (27.03%) SQL
4 32 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 26 (17.57%) Python
6 20 (13.51%) Ruby
6 20 (13.51%) Scala
7 12 (8.11%) Bash Shell
7 12 (8.11%) C
8 11 (7.43%) C++
9 8 (5.41%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.05%) Perl
11 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.70%) AWK
12 4 (2.70%) Go
13 3 (2.03%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.68%) PHP
14 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (19.59%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.84%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.43%) Degree
3 11 (7.43%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.03%) CISMP
5 3 (2.03%) CISSP
5 3 (2.03%) ISSAP
6 2 (1.35%) CCNP
6 2 (1.35%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.16%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (20.27%) Docker
2 18 (12.16%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.73%) LXC
5 6 (4.05%) vSphere
6 4 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.70%) VirtualBox
6 4 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.68%) HDFS
7 1 (0.68%) Postfix
7 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 32 (21.62%) Ansible
2 17 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.11%) Puppet
4 8 (5.41%) Terraform
5 7 (4.73%) Icinga
5 7 (4.73%) Kibana
5 7 (4.73%) logstash
6 6 (4.05%) Nagios
7 5 (3.38%) OSSEC
7 5 (3.38%) Salt
8 4 (2.70%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.70%) SCCM
8 4 (2.70%) vRealize
8 4 (2.70%) Zenoss
9 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.35%) Oozie
11 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (12.84%) Red Hat
2 15 (10.14%) Oracle
3 11 (7.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.08%) Xamarin
5 8 (5.41%) Atlassian
5 8 (5.41%) VMware
6 7 (4.73%) SaltStack
6 7 (4.73%) SAP
7 6 (4.05%) Cisco
8 5 (3.38%) Google
8 5 (3.38%) New Relic
9 4 (2.70%) Brocade
9 4 (2.70%) Citrix
9 4 (2.70%) Dell
9 4 (2.70%) EMC
9 4 (2.70%) HP
9 4 (2.70%) Symantec
9 4 (2.70%) Veritas
10 3 (2.03%) Cloudera
10 3 (2.03%) Splunk
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