Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 17 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 +21
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 54 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.98% 8.36% 6.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.00% 38.24% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 27
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.15% -22.35%
10th Percentile £363 £340 £363
90th Percentile £600 £631 £638
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £505
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% +6.32%
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 135 136 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 27.44% 21.86% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 85 49
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £185 £125 £325
90th Percentile £584 £603 £633
East of England median daily rate £428 £450 £403
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.80% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.88 - £12.00
10th Percentile £14.87 - £11.50
90th Percentile £30.58 - £12.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -72.00% +309.84% -51.59%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +16 41 £475 -2.56% 7
Shefford - 2 £145 -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £513 -
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (31.48%) DevOps
2 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
4 12 (22.22%) Python
4 12 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 12 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 11 (20.37%) Windows
5 11 (20.37%) Terraform
6 10 (18.52%) Web Services
6 10 (18.52%) C#
6 10 (18.52%) JIRA
6 10 (18.52%) High Availability
6 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
7 9 (16.67%) Ansible
7 9 (16.67%) Confluence
7 9 (16.67%) .NET
7 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 9 (16.67%) Linux
7 9 (16.67%) Retail
8 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
8 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
8 8 (14.81%) TeamCity
9 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (12.96%) Microservices
9 7 (12.96%) Big Data
9 7 (12.96%) Office 365
9 7 (12.96%) Microsoft

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 9 (16.67%) Confluence
2 6 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.70%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.85%) Luigi
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.96%) Office 365
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (7.41%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (7.41%) Serverless
5 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (3.70%) Datadog
6 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.85%) Akamai
7 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.85%) IaaS
7 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) DNS
2 5 (9.26%) VPN
3 3 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.70%) Network Security
4 2 (3.70%) VPLS
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Big Data
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon QuickSight
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) Impala
5 2 (3.70%) Presto
5 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
1 10 (18.52%) JIRA
2 8 (14.81%) TeamCity
3 5 (9.26%) Artifactory
3 5 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.85%) Ant
6 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Developer
5 7 (12.96%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) AWS Architect
7 3 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Exchange Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Tableau Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Exchange Migration Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Migration Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Web Services
2 9 (16.67%) .NET
3 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 6 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 6 (11.11%) LINQ
4 4 (7.41%) .NET Core
4 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (7.41%) Spring
5 2 (3.70%) Java EE
5 2 (3.70%) JPA
5 2 (3.70%) Kafka
5 2 (3.70%) Middleware
5 2 (3.70%) Node.js
5 2 (3.70%) REST
5 2 (3.70%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (3.70%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.85%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.56%) RIA
3 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) DevOps
2 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 10 (18.52%) High Availability
5 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.96%) Microservices
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) MVC
6 6 (11.11%) SDLC
6 6 (11.11%) SOA
6 6 (11.11%) TDD
7 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.26%) Data Integration
7 5 (9.26%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (7.41%) Data Science
8 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) Thought Leadership
8 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Java
1 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
2 12 (22.22%) Python
3 10 (18.52%) C#
4 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.96%) SQL
6 5 (9.26%) Ruby
7 3 (5.56%) Scala
8 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.70%) CISSP
2 2 (3.70%) ISSAP
2 2 (3.70%) VCP6
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) GDPR
3 2 (3.70%) COBIT
3 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) Docker
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.56%) VMware NSX
3 3 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (3.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Terraform
2 9 (16.67%) Ansible
3 4 (7.41%) Kibana
4 3 (5.56%) vRealize
4 3 (5.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (3.70%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.85%) Packer
6 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) F5
3 6 (11.11%) Google
4 5 (9.26%) VMware
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco
5 4 (7.41%) SAP
5 4 (7.41%) Tableau
6 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.70%) Dell
7 2 (3.70%) Dynatrace
7 2 (3.70%) ForeScout
7 2 (3.70%) hybris
7 2 (3.70%) Juniper
7 2 (3.70%) McAfee
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Sophos
7 2 (3.70%) Splunk