Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 46
Rank change year-on-year +2 +27 -24
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 58 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.66% 6.46% 1.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.13% 53.25% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 8
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -17.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £330 £364 £356
90th Percentile £626 £631 £599
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 141 77 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.04% 12.13% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 48 30
Bedfordshire median daily rate £409 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £127 £363 £300
90th Percentile £605 £631 £603
East of England median daily rate £450 £410 £411
% change year-on-year +9.76% -0.30% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £16.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +290.63% -46.67% +93.55%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 -8 25 £550 +33.33% 3
Dunstable - 4 £270 - 4
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Web Services
2 18 (31.03%) Analytics
3 17 (29.31%) Google
4 16 (27.59%) TDD
4 16 (27.59%) Java
5 15 (25.86%) Windows
5 15 (25.86%) Linux
5 15 (25.86%) E-Commerce
6 14 (24.14%) Internet
6 14 (24.14%) VMware
6 14 (24.14%) JIRA
6 14 (24.14%) Docker
6 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
6 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (22.41%) Android
7 13 (22.41%) Confluence
7 13 (22.41%) Apple iOS
7 13 (22.41%) Mobile App
7 13 (22.41%) Retail
7 13 (22.41%) .NET
8 12 (20.69%) C#
8 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
9 11 (18.97%) IaaS
10 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
10 10 (17.24%) OpenStack
10 10 (17.24%) PaaS
10 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (17.24%) Hadoop

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 13 (22.41%) Confluence
2 10 (17.24%) OpenStack
3 6 (10.34%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SessionCam
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.97%) IaaS
3 10 (17.24%) PaaS
4 9 (15.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (13.79%) Google Analytics
5 8 (13.79%) Sauce Labs
6 6 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (8.62%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (8.62%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (8.62%) Amazon S3
7 5 (8.62%) Google App Engine
8 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.45%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.72%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (1.72%) Office 365
10 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) Skype
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Hadoop
2 8 (13.79%) Redis
3 7 (12.07%) Big Data
4 6 (10.34%) Amazon QuickSight
4 6 (10.34%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (10.34%) Impala
5 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (8.62%) HBase
5 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.90%) Parquet
6 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.90%) Sqoop
7 2 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.45%) QlikView
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
1 14 (24.14%) JIRA
2 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (13.79%) Appium
4 8 (13.79%) Bitbucket
4 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 8 (13.79%) Selenium
4 8 (13.79%) WebDriver
5 6 (10.34%) Protractor
6 3 (5.17%) Jasmine
6 3 (5.17%) Subversion
6 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.45%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.72%) FishEye
8 1 (1.72%) GitLab
8 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (22.41%) Retail
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
2 9 (15.52%) Marketing
3 8 (13.79%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (10.34%) Advertising
4 6 (10.34%) Finance
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Architect
2 14 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (13.79%) Automation Tester
3 8 (13.79%) QA Automation Tester
3 8 (13.79%) QA Tester
3 8 (13.79%) Tester
4 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce Architect
4 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Big Data Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Data Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) AWS Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Big Data Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Cloud Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Digital Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Hadoop Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) Web Services
2 13 (22.41%) .NET
3 9 (15.52%) Kafka
3 9 (15.52%) REST
3 9 (15.52%) SOAP
4 7 (12.07%) Node.js
5 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Core
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.90%) Apache Avro
8 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.17%) LINQ
8 3 (5.17%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.72%) Java EE
9 1 (1.72%) JMS
9 1 (1.72%) Middleware
9 1 (1.72%) Servlets
9 1 (1.72%) Spring
9 1 (1.72%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Mobile App
2 8 (13.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.90%) RIA
5 3 (5.17%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.72%) CMDB
7 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Android
2 13 (22.41%) Apple iOS
3 8 (13.79%) AIX
3 8 (13.79%) Mac OS X
3 8 (13.79%) Solaris
3 8 (13.79%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Analytics
3 16 (27.59%) TDD
4 15 (25.86%) E-Commerce
5 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.52%) Data Integration
6 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
7 8 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (13.79%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 8 (13.79%) Functional Testing
7 8 (13.79%) OO
7 8 (13.79%) QA Automation
7 8 (13.79%) SOA
8 7 (12.07%) Data Privacy
8 7 (12.07%) Information Security
9 6 (10.34%) Change Management
9 6 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (10.34%) DevOps
9 6 (10.34%) Machine Learning
9 6 (10.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Java
2 12 (20.69%) C#
3 10 (17.24%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) Apple Swift
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.34%) Python
6 4 (6.90%) R
7 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.45%) C
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) CISM
2 3 (5.17%) PhD
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Docker
2 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) vCloud
3 5 (8.62%) vSphere
4 4 (6.90%) Apache Flume
4 4 (6.90%) HDFS
5 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Ansible
1 4 (6.90%) Oozie
2 2 (3.45%) Mesos
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Google
2 14 (24.14%) VMware
3 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.62%) Cloudera
6 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
7 3 (5.17%) Ensighten
7 3 (5.17%) SAP
7 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco
8 2 (3.45%) Tableau
8 2 (3.45%) VocaLink
9 1 (1.72%) Citrix
9 1 (1.72%) F5
9 1 (1.72%) hybris
9 1 (1.72%) IBM
9 1 (1.72%) McAfee
9 1 (1.72%) NetApp
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle
9 1 (1.72%) Palo Alto