Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 23 36
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 +20
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 74 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.36% 6.21% 3.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.24% 36.21% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 33 20
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.58% -22.50%
10th Percentile £363 £326 £364
90th Percentile £600 £625 £588
East of England median daily rate £515 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +8.42% - +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 - -

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 139 116 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 25.09% 17.16% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 68 42
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £230 £144 £325
90th Percentile £600 £592 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +20.83% -
10th Percentile £13.73 £14.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £75.60 £14.50 £12.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £41.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -57.83% +163.49% -52.63%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 +16 63 £475 -13.64% 11
Shefford - 2 £145 - 1
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 39 (52.70%) Big Data
2 34 (45.95%) Python
3 30 (40.54%) Hadoop
4 28 (37.84%) Java
5 27 (36.49%) Apache Spark
6 26 (35.14%) Data Science
7 25 (33.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (32.43%) Analytics
9 23 (31.08%) Amazon EMR
10 21 (28.38%) SQL
10 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (27.03%) Linux
11 20 (27.03%) E-Commerce
12 19 (25.68%) Amazon Kinesis
12 19 (25.68%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (24.32%) Amazon Athena
13 18 (24.32%) Amazon EC2
13 18 (24.32%) OO
13 18 (24.32%) C++
13 18 (24.32%) Oracle
14 17 (22.97%) Windows
14 17 (22.97%) Scala
14 17 (22.97%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (21.62%) Retail
16 15 (20.27%) Web Services
17 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
18 13 (17.57%) Red Hat
18 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
18 13 (17.57%) Windows Server
19 12 (16.22%) Terraform

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 27 (36.49%) Apache Spark
2 8 (10.81%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (10.81%) Luigi
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (9.46%) Apache
4 6 (8.11%) Confluence
5 4 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.41%) IIS
5 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.35%) CMS
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (31.08%) Amazon EMR
3 19 (25.68%) Amazon Kinesis
4 18 (24.32%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.76%) IaaS
6 4 (5.41%) Akamai
7 3 (4.05%) Office 365
8 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.70%) SaaS
8 2 (2.70%) Serverless
9 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) LAN
2 7 (9.46%) VLAN
2 7 (9.46%) WAN
3 4 (5.41%) BIG-IP
3 4 (5.41%) DNS
4 3 (4.05%) VPN
5 2 (2.70%) VPLS
6 1 (1.35%) Network Security
6 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.70%) Big Data
2 30 (40.54%) Hadoop
3 19 (25.68%) Amazon RDS
4 18 (24.32%) Amazon Athena
5 17 (22.97%) Amazon Redshift
6 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
7 11 (14.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (14.86%) NoSQL
8 10 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (10.81%) Apache Hive
9 8 (10.81%) Impala
10 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
11 5 (6.76%) Apache Kudu
11 5 (6.76%) OLTP
11 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
11 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (5.41%) MySQL
13 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (2.70%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
1 7 (9.46%) JIRA
1 7 (9.46%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.41%) Artifactory
3 4 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (21.62%) Retail
2 5 (6.76%) Marketing
3 4 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Architect
1 23 (31.08%) AWS Engineer
2 19 (25.68%) Data Engineer
3 18 (24.32%) Big Data Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Big Data Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Data Architect
6 6 (8.11%) AWS Architect
6 6 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Data Science Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) Web Services
2 10 (13.51%) MLlib
3 8 (10.81%) .NET
3 8 (10.81%) Kafka
4 5 (6.76%) JPA
4 5 (6.76%) Spring
5 4 (5.41%) REST
5 4 (5.41%) Spring MVC
6 3 (4.05%) .NET Core
6 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.05%) J2EE
6 3 (4.05%) LINQ
7 2 (2.70%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Avro
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Private Cloud
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.70%) NHS
3 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 17 (22.97%) Windows
3 13 (17.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.76%) Unix
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Data Science
2 24 (32.43%) Analytics
3 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.03%) E-Commerce
5 18 (24.32%) OO
6 11 (14.86%) Migration
7 10 (13.51%) DevOps
7 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (13.51%) Linear Programming
7 10 (13.51%) Predictive Modelling
8 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (12.16%) High Availability
8 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (12.16%) Project Management
8 9 (12.16%) Scrum
9 8 (10.81%) Customer Acquisition
9 8 (10.81%) Performance Metrics
9 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (10.81%) Workflow
9 8 (10.81%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) Python
2 28 (37.84%) Java
3 21 (28.38%) SQL
4 18 (24.32%) C++
5 17 (22.97%) Scala
6 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.76%) C#
8 5 (6.76%) Ruby
8 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.35%) Groovy
10 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) SANS
2 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) PMO
3 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.11%) Apache Flume
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) HDFS
4 3 (4.05%) Docker
5 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) Ansible
1 12 (16.22%) Terraform
2 6 (8.11%) Oozie
3 4 (5.41%) Kibana
4 2 (2.70%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Oracle
2 13 (17.57%) Red Hat
3 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.51%) SAP
5 7 (9.46%) hybris
5 7 (9.46%) VMware
6 6 (8.11%) Cloudera
7 5 (6.76%) Citrix
7 5 (6.76%) F5
8 4 (5.41%) Google
9 3 (4.05%) Alteryx
9 3 (4.05%) Tableau
10 2 (2.70%) Dell
10 2 (2.70%) IBM
10 2 (2.70%) Juniper
10 2 (2.70%) McAfee
11 1 (1.35%) BT
11 1 (1.35%) Cisco
11 1 (1.35%) Splunk
11 1 (1.35%) TIBCO