Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 18 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 28 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 +48 -5
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 95 90 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.17% 5.64% 1.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.05% 28.57% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 56 20
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £325 £400 £425
90th Percentile £604 £675 £579
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £485
% change year-on-year +5.21% -2.06% +25.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £17.75
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.75

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 Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 327 315 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 24.68% 19.74% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 225 120
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £252 £206 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -32.39% +34.47%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.75 £16.53
90th Percentile £21.50 £18.50 £19.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £17.13
% change year-on-year -3.57% -18.25% +26.85%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 57 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (51.58%) DevOps
3 39 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (33.68%) Jenkins
5 29 (30.53%) Java
5 29 (30.53%) Python
6 27 (28.42%) Terraform
7 23 (24.21%) Google
8 22 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
10 19 (20.00%) SaaS
10 19 (20.00%) Identity Management
10 19 (20.00%) Serverless
11 18 (18.95%) Ansible
12 17 (17.89%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (17.89%) Office 365
12 17 (17.89%) PaaS
12 17 (17.89%) Scrum
13 16 (16.84%) Maven
13 16 (16.84%) IaaS
14 14 (14.74%) Migration
14 14 (14.74%) Linux
14 14 (14.74%) React
15 13 (13.68%) Spring Boot
15 13 (13.68%) Web Services
15 13 (13.68%) SQL
16 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
16 12 (12.63%) Docker
16 12 (12.63%) Microservices
17 11 (11.58%) Single Sign-On

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (7.37%) WordPress
2 3 (3.16%) Anypoint
2 3 (3.16%) IIS
2 3 (3.16%) Mule
3 1 (1.05%) Confluence
3 1 (1.05%) Jupyter
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (20.00%) SaaS
2 19 (20.00%) Serverless
3 17 (17.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (17.89%) Office 365
3 17 (17.89%) PaaS
4 16 (16.84%) IaaS
5 10 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (8.42%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (7.37%) Google Tag Manager
8 6 (6.32%) GitHub
9 4 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (4.21%) OneDrive
10 3 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (2.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (2.11%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
11 2 (2.11%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (2.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Network Security
2 1 (1.05%) Firewall
2 1 (1.05%) LAN
2 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (6.32%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (4.21%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 3 (3.16%) Power BI
5 2 (2.11%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.11%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.05%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.05%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.05%) Redis
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (33.68%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.84%) Maven
3 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.47%) JIRA
4 9 (9.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (7.37%) JUnit
5 7 (7.37%) Mockito
6 6 (6.32%) DbUnit
6 6 (6.32%) jMock
6 6 (6.32%) SonarQube
6 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (5.26%) GitLab
8 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.11%) JMeter
8 2 (2.11%) Selenium
9 1 (1.05%) Grunt
9 1 (1.05%) Hudson
9 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.16%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.11%) Electronics
6 2 (2.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Developer
2 20 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Architect
4 11 (11.58%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (11.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.37%) WordPress Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Data Scientist
9 6 (6.32%) Java Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Office 365 Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Security Architect
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.26%) React Developer
10 5 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) React
2 13 (13.68%) Spring Boot
2 13 (13.68%) Web Services
3 11 (11.58%) Node.js
4 9 (9.47%) RESTful
5 8 (8.42%) AngularJS
5 8 (8.42%) Spring
6 7 (7.37%) J2EE
7 6 (6.32%) Apache Camel
7 6 (6.32%) Hibernate
7 6 (6.32%) JPA
7 6 (6.32%) OAuth
7 6 (6.32%) OAuth2
7 6 (6.32%) PowerMock
7 6 (6.32%) SAML
7 6 (6.32%) SOAP
8 3 (3.16%) HTML
9 2 (2.11%) OpenID
9 2 (2.11%) Sensu
9 2 (2.11%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) User Experience
2 7 (7.37%) Digital Media
3 6 (6.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (6.32%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.21%) PKI
5 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.16%) NHS
5 3 (3.16%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.11%) FMCG
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.05%) Robotics
7 1 (1.05%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.11%) CentOS
4 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.58%) DevOps
2 39 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 17 (17.89%) Scrum
6 14 (14.74%) Migration
7 12 (12.63%) Microservices
8 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (9.47%) ITIL
9 9 (9.47%) Problem Management
9 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.42%) TDD
11 7 (7.37%) BDD
11 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.37%) Kanban
11 7 (7.37%) Open Source
11 7 (7.37%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (7.37%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) Java
1 29 (30.53%) Python
2 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.68%) SQL
4 11 (11.58%) Perl
5 8 (8.42%) C#
5 8 (8.42%) Java 8
6 7 (7.37%) R
7 5 (5.26%) C++
8 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.11%) Go
9 1 (1.05%) Groovy
9 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) CEH
3 4 (4.21%) CISM
3 4 (4.21%) CISSP
4 2 (2.11%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.05%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.05%) MCSA
5 1 (1.05%) MCSE
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) GDPR
2 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.11%) PMO
4 2 (2.11%) QA
5 1 (1.05%) FISMA
5 1 (1.05%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
1 12 (12.63%) Docker
2 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) vSphere
4 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.05%) etcd
Systems Management
1 27 (28.42%) Terraform
2 18 (18.95%) Ansible
3 11 (11.58%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (10.53%) SCCM
5 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (7.37%) Puppet
7 6 (6.32%) Kubernetes
8 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (4.21%) SCOM
9 2 (2.11%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (2.11%) Grafana
9 2 (2.11%) Graphite
9 2 (2.11%) Mesos
9 2 (2.11%) Nagios
9 2 (2.11%) rkt
9 2 (2.11%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.05%) Consul
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) Google
2 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) VMware
4 3 (3.16%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle
6 1 (1.05%) Tableau