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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 37 48 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 22 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.39% 1.55% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.29% 18.52% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 0
Median daily rate £463 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 87 54 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.41% 8.37% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 34 10
Median daily rate £425 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (73.68%) Linux
3 22 (57.89%) Puppet
4 21 (55.26%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (55.26%) DevOps
5 20 (52.63%) Ansible
6 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 19 (50.00%) Python
7 18 (47.37%) Web Services
7 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
8 17 (44.74%) MongoDB
8 17 (44.74%) PHP
8 17 (44.74%) Configuration Management
8 17 (44.74%) Salt
9 16 (42.11%) SSL
9 16 (42.11%) HTTP
9 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
9 16 (42.11%) MySQL
9 16 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (42.11%) Ruby
9 16 (42.11%) Open Source
9 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (42.11%) Rackspace
10 15 (39.47%) Subversion
11 13 (34.21%) Web Operations
12 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (18.42%) Node.js
14 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
15 6 (15.79%) Scrum

Amazon AWS
Top Related 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 8 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
2 3 (7.89%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (10.53%) IaaS
2 4 (10.53%) PaaS
2 4 (10.53%) SaaS
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (7.89%) Route 53
3 3 (7.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) HTTP
1 16 (42.11%) SSL
1 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) MongoDB
2 16 (42.11%) MySQL
2 16 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.63%) Redis
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 15 (39.47%) Subversion
4 4 (10.53%) gulp
4 4 (10.53%) JIRA
4 4 (10.53%) JSHint
4 4 (10.53%) Mocha
5 1 (2.63%) git-flow
5 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Senior DevOps
2 9 (23.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (7.89%) CRM Architect
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) WebOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) AWS Architect
6 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) Node.js
3 6 (15.79%) Express
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) CSS3
4 4 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (10.53%) HTML
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (7.89%) Mustache
5 3 (7.89%) Sensu
6 2 (5.26%) lodash
6 2 (5.26%) React
7 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (2.63%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) CMDB
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) DevOps
3 17 (44.74%) Configuration Management
4 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (42.11%) Open Source
5 13 (34.21%) Web Operations
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) Business Development
7 4 (10.53%) CRM
7 4 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (10.53%) Kanban
7 4 (10.53%) Microservices
7 4 (10.53%) Presales
7 4 (10.53%) SDLC
7 4 (10.53%) Service Design
7 4 (10.53%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.53%) UML
7 4 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Python
2 17 (44.74%) PHP
3 16 (42.11%) Ruby
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.53%) ECMAScript
5 4 (10.53%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (57.89%) Puppet
2 21 (55.26%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (52.63%) Ansible
4 17 (44.74%) Salt
5 6 (15.79%) Terraform
6 4 (10.53%) Kibana
6 4 (10.53%) logstash
7 3 (7.89%) collectd
7 3 (7.89%) StatsD
8 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Rackspace
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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