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 24 June 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.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 23 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.81% 2.07% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.06% 25.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 0
Median daily rate £525 £465 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 85 67 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.07% 8.14% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 21
Median daily rate £550 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.91% +19.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £313 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £563 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

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 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 27 (60.00%) Linux
2 25 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (55.56%) DevOps
3 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (42.22%) Open Source
5 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (37.78%) Docker
6 15 (33.33%) IaaS
6 15 (33.33%) Microservices
6 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 14 (31.11%) PaaS
7 14 (31.11%) Puppet
7 14 (31.11%) Ansible
8 13 (28.89%) SaaS
8 13 (28.89%) Java
8 13 (28.89%) Web Services
9 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
9 12 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
10 11 (24.44%) Spring
10 11 (24.44%) PHP
11 10 (22.22%) Python
11 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (22.22%) REST
11 10 (22.22%) Kubernetes
12 9 (20.00%) GitLab
12 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
12 9 (20.00%) MuleSoft
12 9 (20.00%) Apigee
12 9 (20.00%) API Development

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 9 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (11.11%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (33.33%) IaaS
3 14 (31.11%) PaaS
4 13 (28.89%) SaaS
5 9 (20.00%) GitHub
5 9 (20.00%) Heroku
5 9 (20.00%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.22%) Route 53
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) SSL
2 8 (17.78%) HTTP
2 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 9 (20.00%) GitLab
3 9 (20.00%) Subversion
4 8 (17.78%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) gulp
5 4 (8.89%) JSHint
5 4 (8.89%) Mocha
6 1 (2.22%) git-flow
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Architect
2 9 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (8.89%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Java Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (6.67%) CRM Architect
6 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior WebOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Web Services
2 11 (24.44%) Spring
3 10 (22.22%) REST
4 9 (20.00%) Node.js
4 9 (20.00%) SOAP
4 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 6 (13.33%) CSS
5 6 (13.33%) CSS3
5 6 (13.33%) Express
5 6 (13.33%) HTML
5 6 (13.33%) HTML5
6 3 (6.67%) .NET
6 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (6.67%) Mustache
7 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (4.44%) MEAN Stack
7 2 (4.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (8.89%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) DevOps
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) Open Source
4 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (33.33%) Microservices
6 9 (20.00%) API Design
6 9 (20.00%) API Development
6 9 (20.00%) API Integration
6 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (17.78%) Web Operations
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 6 (13.33%) Service Design
10 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.89%) ArchiMate
11 4 (8.89%) Business Development
11 4 (8.89%) Kanban
11 4 (8.89%) Project Governance
11 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) PHP
3 10 (22.22%) Python
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) Ruby
5 4 (8.89%) ECMAScript
5 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) F#
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Ansible
1 14 (31.11%) Puppet
2 12 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (22.22%) Kubernetes
4 8 (17.78%) Salt
5 5 (11.11%) Terraform
6 2 (4.44%) Kibana
7 1 (2.22%) collectd
7 1 (2.22%) logstash
7 1 (2.22%) StatsD
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Apigee
1 9 (20.00%) MuleSoft
1 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (17.78%) Rackspace
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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