Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 10 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 +21 +10
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 30 71 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.06% 11.62% 4.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.00% 50.71% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 54 26
Bedfordshire median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £410 £320 £325
90th Percentile £684 £600 £579
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year +35.14% - -

Amazon AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 75 140 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.16% 22.91% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 102 64
Bedfordshire median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £369 £160 £332
90th Percentile £648 £586 £575
East of England median daily rate £460 £444 £450
% change year-on-year +3.66% -1.39% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £36.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.57% +20.69% -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year - -52.70% +138.71%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Bedfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon AWS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Bedfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Bedfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -7 21 £550 +15.79% 10
Dunstable - 2 - - 1
Bedford +1 1 £275 +83.33% 1
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 9 (30.00%) Python
1 9 (30.00%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (23.33%) Big Data
3 7 (23.33%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Ansible
4 6 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 6 (20.00%) Data Science
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) Linux
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (13.33%) Parquet
6 4 (13.33%) Terraform
6 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (13.33%) Informatica
6 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
6 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Kafka
6 4 (13.33%) User Stories
6 4 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.67%) Qubole
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Office 365
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Big Data
2 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (13.33%) Parquet
4 3 (10.00%) Data Lake
4 3 (10.00%) HBase
4 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon QuickSight
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (6.67%) Impala
5 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) Sqoop
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Kudu
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (6.67%) Ant
3 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) MSBuild
3 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.67%) AWS Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Migration Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Hadoop Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Migration Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Kafka
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Avro
2 2 (6.67%) JMS
2 2 (6.67%) JSON
2 2 (6.67%) PySpark
2 2 (6.67%) REST
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) Spring
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) CMDB
2 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) RIA
2 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) DevOps
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Data Science
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) User Stories
5 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
6 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) Scala
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Go
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) R
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) HDFS
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Flume
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Ansible
2 4 (13.33%) Terraform
3 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.67%) Oozie
5 1 (3.33%) AppManager
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Informatica
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Talend
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Tableau