The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 76 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 70 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.23% 0.59% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.69% 11.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 59 8 0
Median daily rate £415 £418 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £189.00
% change year-on-year
- -79.36%
Amazon AWS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
244 125 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.78% 5.23% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 71 35
Median daily rate £415 £373 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.68 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.52% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £23.00 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +32.35%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Shropshire -10 27 £410 -1.79% 1
Birmingham +1 16 £470 -43.03% 6
Coventry -7 11 £375 +30.43% 5
Halesowen - 1 £240 -
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -
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England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 101 (82.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (65.04%) Puppet
3 65 (52.85%) DevOps
4 59 (47.97%) Google
5 55 (44.72%) Cloud Computing
6 53 (43.09%) Software Engineering
7 49 (39.84%) Linux
8 47 (38.21%) Ruby
9 46 (37.40%) OpenStack
9 46 (37.40%) Packer
10 44 (35.77%) Shell Script
11 40 (32.52%) Vagrant
11 40 (32.52%) Terraform
12 37 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
14 30 (24.39%) Consul
15 27 (21.95%) Windows
16 26 (21.14%) ELK Stack
17 25 (20.33%) Uchiwa
17 25 (20.33%) Graphite
17 25 (20.33%) MuleSoft
17 25 (20.33%) Service Management
17 25 (20.33%) ForgeRock
17 25 (20.33%) Sensu
17 25 (20.33%) Atlassian
18 21 (17.07%) Java
19 20 (16.26%) Active Directory
19 20 (16.26%) Open Source
19 20 (16.26%) Opscode Chef
19 20 (16.26%) IaaS

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 46 (37.40%) OpenStack
2 12 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.13%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (5.69%) Confluence
5 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.44%) Apache
6 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.44%) NServiceBus
6 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.63%) IIS
7 2 (1.63%) JBoss
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (82.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (44.72%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (16.26%) IaaS
4 11 (8.94%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (8.94%) Google App Engine
4 11 (8.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (8.13%) PaaS
6 6 (4.88%) Office 365
7 5 (4.07%) SaaS
8 2 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) GitHub
9 1 (0.81%) Heroku
9 1 (0.81%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) Network Security
2 6 (4.88%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.44%) Firewall
3 3 (2.44%) LAN
3 3 (2.44%) WAN
4 2 (1.63%) DNS
4 2 (1.63%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.63%) ICMP
4 2 (1.63%) Internet
4 2 (1.63%) IPv4
4 2 (1.63%) SSL
4 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.63%) VPN
4 2 (1.63%) Wireless
5 1 (0.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.57%) MariaDB
1 13 (10.57%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.63%) Big Data
4 2 (1.63%) MySQL
4 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.81%) Impala
Development Applications
1 40 (32.52%) Vagrant
2 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.57%) JIRA
4 12 (9.76%) Selenium
5 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.44%) FxCop
7 3 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.44%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.63%) GoCD
8 2 (1.63%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.63%) JUnit
8 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (1.63%) Finance
1 2 (1.63%) Games
2 1 (0.81%) Advertising
2 1 (0.81%) Automotive
2 1 (0.81%) Electronics
2 1 (0.81%) Marketing
2 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (40.65%) Developer
2 30 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (20.33%) Applications Developer
4 21 (17.07%) Architect
5 15 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (11.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) Cloud Developer
7 13 (10.57%) Senior Developer
8 11 (8.94%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Java Scala Developer
9 10 (8.13%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Java Software Developer
9 10 (8.13%) Lead Developer
9 10 (8.13%) Lead DevOps
9 10 (8.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Lead Software Developer
9 10 (8.13%) Scala Developer
9 10 (8.13%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.14%) ELK Stack
2 25 (20.33%) Sensu
3 15 (12.20%) .NET
3 15 (12.20%) Web Services
4 13 (10.57%) J2EE
5 12 (9.76%) Hibernate
5 12 (9.76%) J2SE
5 12 (9.76%) JSON
5 12 (9.76%) Play Framework
5 12 (9.76%) REST
5 12 (9.76%) SOAP
5 12 (9.76%) Spring
5 12 (9.76%) XML
6 11 (8.94%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.63%) EJB
8 2 (1.63%) Java EE
8 2 (1.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (5.69%) CMDB
3 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.25%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) FMCG
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (39.84%) Linux
2 27 (21.95%) Windows
3 18 (14.63%) Windows Server
4 16 (13.01%) Unix
5 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.85%) DevOps
2 53 (43.09%) Software Engineering
3 37 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (20.33%) Service Management
5 20 (16.26%) Open Source
6 15 (12.20%) Identity Access Management
6 15 (12.20%) Microservices
7 13 (10.57%) Migration
8 9 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.50%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (5.69%) CRM
11 6 (4.88%) High Availability
11 6 (4.88%) Project Management
12 5 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.25%) ERP
13 4 (3.25%) Web Development
14 3 (2.44%) Application Packaging
14 3 (2.44%) MVC
14 3 (2.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (38.21%) Ruby
2 44 (35.77%) Shell Script
3 21 (17.07%) Java
4 19 (15.45%) SQL
5 13 (10.57%) PowerShell
6 12 (9.76%) Scala
7 8 (6.50%) PHP
8 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.88%) Python
9 4 (3.25%) C
10 3 (2.44%) C#
11 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.81%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) Perl
11 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.88%) ISEB
3 6 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.63%) CISSP
5 1 (0.81%) CCIE
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.81%) Degree
5 1 (0.81%) GIAC
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) PhD
System Software
1 20 (16.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.57%) Docker
3 8 (6.50%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.69%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.88%) XenServer
6 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (65.04%) Puppet
2 46 (37.40%) Packer
3 40 (32.52%) Terraform
4 30 (24.39%) Consul
5 25 (20.33%) Graphite
5 25 (20.33%) Uchiwa
6 20 (16.26%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (8.94%) Grafana
8 8 (6.50%) SCOM
9 2 (1.63%) Ansible
10 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (47.97%) Google
2 25 (20.33%) Atlassian
2 25 (20.33%) ForgeRock
2 25 (20.33%) MuleSoft
3 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.57%) Citrix
5 12 (9.76%) webMethods
6 11 (8.94%) Rackspace
7 10 (8.13%) Adobe
8 9 (7.32%) VMware
9 8 (6.50%) Oracle
9 8 (6.50%) WSO2
10 4 (3.25%) IBM
10 4 (3.25%) SaltStack
11 3 (2.44%) Cisco
12 2 (1.63%) NetApp
12 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.63%) Splunk
13 1 (0.81%) Dell
13 1 (0.81%) New Relic
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