Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 32 43
Rank change year-on-year +18 +11 +4
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 59 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.74% 4.09% 2.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.46% 27.91% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 8
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £475 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -17.39% +35.29%
10th Percentile £303 £325 £404
90th Percentile £583 £638 £590
East of England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 127 86 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.96% 14.65% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 60 31
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £130 £325 £350
90th Percentile £571 £626 £588
East of England median daily rate £444 £450 £428
% change year-on-year -1.39% +5.26% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +21.43% +129.51% -49.17%

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 May 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 May 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 +13 43 £456 -25.51% 10
Bedford - 1 £150 - 2
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 24 (40.68%) OO
1 24 (40.68%) Big Data
2 23 (38.98%) Analytics
2 23 (38.98%) Hadoop
3 22 (37.29%) SQL
3 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (35.59%) Python
4 21 (35.59%) NoSQL
4 21 (35.59%) Apache Spark
5 19 (32.20%) Java
6 17 (28.81%) Oracle
6 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (27.12%) Data Science
7 16 (27.12%) C++
7 16 (27.12%) E-Commerce
7 16 (27.12%) Scala
8 15 (25.42%) Amazon EMR
9 13 (22.03%) Amazon Redshift
9 13 (22.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (22.03%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (22.03%) Predictive Modelling
9 13 (22.03%) Amazon Kinesis
9 13 (22.03%) Microservices
9 13 (22.03%) Amazon Athena
9 13 (22.03%) Google
9 13 (22.03%) Migration
9 13 (22.03%) .NET
10 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
10 12 (20.34%) C#
10 12 (20.34%) PostgreSQL

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 21 (35.59%) Apache Spark
2 7 (11.86%) Apache Airflow
2 7 (11.86%) Luigi
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (8.47%) Apache
4 4 (6.78%) IIS
4 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (25.42%) Amazon EMR
3 13 (22.03%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (22.03%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (15.25%) Google Analytics
4 9 (15.25%) PaaS
5 3 (5.08%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.39%) IaaS
6 2 (3.39%) SaaS
7 1 (1.69%) Akamai
7 1 (1.69%) Asana
7 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.69%) Office 365
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Firewall
1 7 (11.86%) VLAN
2 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) SSL
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) Big Data
2 23 (38.98%) Hadoop
3 21 (35.59%) NoSQL
4 13 (22.03%) Amazon Athena
4 13 (22.03%) Amazon Redshift
4 13 (22.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (20.34%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (20.34%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
6 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
7 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (6.78%) Apache Hive
8 4 (6.78%) Impala
8 4 (6.78%) MySQL
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (5.08%) Electronic Patient Records
9 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.39%) Apache Kudu
10 2 (3.39%) Parquet
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
1 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.64%) Marketing
1 11 (18.64%) Retail
2 8 (13.56%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Architect
2 17 (28.81%) AWS Engineer
2 17 (28.81%) Data Engineer
3 16 (27.12%) Big Data Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce Architect
5 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 7 (11.86%) Digital Architect
6 7 (11.86%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) AWS Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Developer
9 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Azure Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Firewall Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Network Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) .NET
2 12 (20.34%) Kafka
2 12 (20.34%) MLlib
3 11 (18.64%) .NET Core
4 10 (16.95%) Node.js
5 5 (8.47%) Web Services
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.08%) LINQ
7 2 (3.39%) Apache Avro
8 1 (1.69%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.69%) CSS
8 1 (1.69%) HTML
8 1 (1.69%) jQuery
8 1 (1.69%) JSON
8 1 (1.69%) REST
8 1 (1.69%) SOAP
8 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Private Cloud
2 4 (6.78%) NHS
3 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.39%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
1 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) OO
2 23 (38.98%) Analytics
3 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (27.12%) Data Science
4 16 (27.12%) E-Commerce
5 13 (22.03%) Microservices
5 13 (22.03%) Migration
5 13 (22.03%) Predictive Modelling
6 12 (20.34%) Linear Programming
6 12 (20.34%) TDD
7 11 (18.64%) BDD
8 8 (13.56%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (13.56%) Data Engineering
8 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (11.86%) Actionable Insight
9 7 (11.86%) Customer Acquisition
9 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (11.86%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (11.86%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 21 (35.59%) Python
3 19 (32.20%) Java
4 16 (27.12%) C++
4 16 (27.12%) Scala
5 12 (20.34%) C#
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) Ruby
6 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) CISSP
1 2 (3.39%) ISSAP
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.39%) SANS
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) PMO
2 3 (5.08%) SLA
3 2 (3.39%) COBIT
3 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.56%) Docker
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Flume
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.08%) HDFS
5 1 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Kibana
1 4 (6.78%) Oozie
2 1 (1.69%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) Google
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.78%) VMware
5 2 (3.39%) Alteryx
5 2 (3.39%) F5
5 2 (3.39%) hybris
5 2 (3.39%) Tableau
5 2 (3.39%) Talend
6 1 (1.69%) Avaya
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.69%) Pega
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.69%) Twitter