Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 41 69
Rank change year-on-year +17 +28 +11
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 85 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.94% 3.86% 2.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.32% 22.10% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 42 24
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £483 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -3.50% -16.67%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £342
90th Percentile £600 £675 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £487 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.58% +5.56% +9.76%
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 323 276 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.57% 17.47% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 201 112
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £207 £200 £250
90th Percentile £575 £549 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -32.39% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.35 £16.53
90th Percentile £21.50 £18.70 £19.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +10.34% -10.77% -29.35%

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 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 43 (50.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (48.24%) DevOps
3 34 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (31.76%) Java
5 23 (27.06%) Google
5 23 (27.06%) Terraform
6 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
7 17 (20.00%) Spring Boot
8 16 (18.82%) SQL
8 16 (18.82%) Web Services
8 16 (18.82%) Linux
8 16 (18.82%) Python
9 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
10 14 (16.47%) Microservices
10 14 (16.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (16.47%) Ansible
10 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
11 13 (15.29%) Migration
11 13 (15.29%) Docker
11 13 (15.29%) Office 365
12 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
12 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
12 12 (14.12%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (14.12%) Scrum
12 12 (14.12%) TDD
13 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
13 11 (12.94%) RESTful
13 11 (12.94%) PaaS
13 11 (12.94%) Puppet

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 (8.24%) WordPress
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.18%) Confluence
3 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.18%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (50.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (15.29%) Office 365
4 12 (14.12%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (12.94%) PaaS
6 8 (9.41%) IaaS
6 8 (9.41%) SaaS
7 7 (8.24%) Google Tag Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (5.88%) Amazon S3
8 5 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (5.88%) GitHub
8 5 (5.88%) Route 53
8 5 (5.88%) Serverless
9 4 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (4.71%) OneDrive
10 2 (2.35%) OpenShift
11 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (1.18%) BrowserStack
11 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Network Security
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (10.59%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.71%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.53%) Power BI
5 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.18%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.59%) Maven
4 8 (9.41%) JUnit
4 8 (9.41%) Mockito
5 7 (8.24%) DbUnit
5 7 (8.24%) jMock
5 7 (8.24%) SonarQube
6 6 (7.06%) JIRA
7 5 (5.88%) GitLab
8 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.35%) Gradle
8 2 (2.35%) Grunt
8 2 (2.35%) JMeter
8 2 (2.35%) Selenium
9 1 (1.18%) Hudson
9 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.18%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (8.24%) Retail
1 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.71%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.53%) Finance
4 3 (3.53%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (25.88%) Developer
3 13 (15.29%) AWS DevOps
3 13 (15.29%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Architect
4 12 (14.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Java Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.24%) WordPress Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Data Scientist
9 5 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Security Architect
10 4 (4.71%) Information Architect
10 4 (4.71%) Information Security Architect
10 4 (4.71%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Security Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 16 (18.82%) Web Services
3 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
4 11 (12.94%) RESTful
5 10 (11.76%) React
5 10 (11.76%) Spring
6 9 (10.59%) Node.js
7 8 (9.41%) J2EE
7 8 (9.41%) SOAP
8 7 (8.24%) Apache Camel
8 7 (8.24%) PowerMock
9 5 (5.88%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.88%) JPA
9 5 (5.88%) OAuth
9 5 (5.88%) OAuth2
10 4 (4.71%) SAML
11 3 (3.53%) HTML
12 2 (2.35%) .NET
12 2 (2.35%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) NHS
2 6 (7.06%) Digital Media
2 6 (7.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.71%) PKI
4 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.53%) Taxonomies
4 3 (3.53%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.18%) FMCG
5 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Linux
2 9 (10.59%) Windows
3 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) DevOps
2 34 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (16.47%) Microservices
5 13 (15.29%) Migration
6 12 (14.12%) Scrum
6 12 (14.12%) TDD
7 10 (11.76%) Identity Management
8 9 (10.59%) BDD
8 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
9 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.41%) Kanban
10 7 (8.24%) Data Science
10 7 (8.24%) Open Source
10 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
10 7 (8.24%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
11 6 (7.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) Java
2 16 (18.82%) Python
2 16 (18.82%) SQL
3 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.41%) Java 8
5 6 (7.06%) R
6 5 (5.88%) C++
7 4 (4.71%) C#
8 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.53%) Go
9 2 (2.35%) Groovy
10 1 (1.18%) C
10 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.18%) PHP
10 1 (1.18%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) CEH
4 4 (4.71%) CISM
4 4 (4.71%) CISSP
5 3 (3.53%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.18%) ISEB
7 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.18%) MCSA
7 1 (1.18%) MCSE
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) GDPR
2 5 (5.88%) PMO
3 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.35%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) FISMA
4 1 (1.18%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Docker
2 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.24%) vSphere
4 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.71%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.35%) etcd
Systems Management
1 23 (27.06%) Terraform
2 14 (16.47%) Ansible
3 11 (12.94%) Puppet
4 8 (9.41%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (8.24%) SCCM
6 6 (7.06%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (4.71%) SCOM
8 2 (2.35%) Consul
8 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Google
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.41%) VMware
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle
5 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau
5 1 (1.18%) Zend