Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 38 77
Rank change year-on-year +8 +39 +12
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 86 57 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.83% 4.02% 1.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.79% 23.85% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 45 22
Birmingham median daily rate £513 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +3.16% -38.71%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £609
West Midlands median daily rate £513 £475 £415
% change year-on-year +7.89% +14.46% +2.47%
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 321 239 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.75% 16.85% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 175 99
Birmingham median daily rate £423 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -1.84% +1.88%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £248
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -34.69% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.30 £17.71
90th Percentile £21.50 £15.90 £19.34
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +1.69% +5.36% -22.22%

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 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 45 (52.33%) DevOps
2 39 (45.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (33.72%) Java
5 22 (25.58%) Web Services
5 22 (25.58%) Jenkins
6 20 (23.26%) Terraform
7 18 (20.93%) Linux
7 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
7 18 (20.93%) Migration
7 18 (20.93%) Google
7 18 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (20.93%) Security Cleared
8 17 (19.77%) SQL
8 17 (19.77%) Spring Boot
9 16 (18.60%) Scrum
9 16 (18.60%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (18.60%) Puppet
10 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
10 15 (17.44%) Python
11 14 (16.28%) RESTful
11 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
12 13 (15.12%) TDD
12 13 (15.12%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (13.95%) Docker
13 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
13 12 (13.95%) Node.js
13 12 (13.95%) AngularJS
14 11 (12.79%) Maven
14 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management

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 8 (9.30%) WordPress
2 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Magento
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 39 (45.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (18.60%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (11.63%) Amazon S3
3 10 (11.63%) PaaS
4 9 (10.47%) Amazon ELB
4 9 (10.47%) Office 365
4 9 (10.47%) Route 53
5 8 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (8.14%) Google Tag Manager
6 7 (8.14%) IaaS
6 7 (8.14%) SaaS
7 6 (6.98%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (6.98%) Serverless
8 5 (5.81%) GitHub
9 4 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (4.65%) OneDrive
10 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (2.33%) OpenShift
11 1 (1.16%) BrowserStack
11 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Network Security
2 3 (3.49%) SSL
3 2 (2.33%) DNS
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.16%) HTTP
4 1 (1.16%) SMS
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (11.63%) MySQL
3 9 (10.47%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.33%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.16%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.16%) Power BI
9 1 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Jenkins
2 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.79%) Maven
4 8 (9.30%) JIRA
4 8 (9.30%) JUnit
4 8 (9.30%) Mockito
5 7 (8.14%) DbUnit
5 7 (8.14%) jMock
5 7 (8.14%) SonarQube
6 5 (5.81%) GitLab
7 3 (3.49%) Subversion
8 2 (2.33%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.33%) Gradle
8 2 (2.33%) Grunt
8 2 (2.33%) JMeter
8 2 (2.33%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.33%) Selenium
9 1 (1.16%) Hudson
9 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (6.98%) Retail
2 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.49%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.33%) Finance
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Developer
2 22 (25.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (17.44%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (16.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Architect
5 9 (10.47%) Java Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.14%) WordPress Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Security Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Information Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Information Security Architect
10 4 (4.65%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Security Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.49%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) Web Services
2 17 (19.77%) Spring Boot
3 14 (16.28%) RESTful
4 12 (13.95%) AngularJS
4 12 (13.95%) Node.js
5 11 (12.79%) SOAP
6 10 (11.63%) React
7 9 (10.47%) Spring
8 8 (9.30%) J2EE
9 7 (8.14%) Apache Camel
9 7 (8.14%) PowerMock
10 6 (6.98%) HTML
11 5 (5.81%) OAuth
11 5 (5.81%) OAuth2
12 4 (4.65%) CSS
12 4 (4.65%) Laravel
12 4 (4.65%) SAML
12 4 (4.65%) XML
13 3 (3.49%) .NET
13 3 (3.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) NHS
2 5 (5.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.65%) PKI
4 3 (3.49%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.49%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.33%) Clustering
5 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.33%) Wiki
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Linux
2 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.14%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) CentOS
4 2 (2.33%) Debian
4 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) DevOps
2 38 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (20.93%) Migration
4 16 (18.60%) Scrum
5 13 (15.12%) TDD
6 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
6 11 (12.79%) Microservices
7 10 (11.63%) BDD
7 10 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (11.63%) Open Source
8 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.30%) Kanban
10 7 (8.14%) Identity Management
10 7 (8.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.81%) Information Security
12 5 (5.81%) OO
12 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) Java
2 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.77%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) Python
5 8 (9.30%) Java 8
6 7 (8.14%) PHP
7 5 (5.81%) C#
8 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.65%) C++
9 3 (3.49%) R
10 2 (2.33%) Go
10 2 (2.33%) Groovy
10 2 (2.33%) Perl
10 2 (2.33%) PHP 7
10 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby
10 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.16%) C
11 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) AWS Certification
4 5 (5.81%) Degree
5 4 (4.65%) CEH
5 4 (4.65%) CISM
5 4 (4.65%) CISSP
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.16%) ISEB
8 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) GDPR
2 5 (5.81%) GCP
2 5 (5.81%) PMO
3 2 (2.33%) QA
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Docker
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.14%) vSphere
4 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.33%) etcd
6 2 (2.33%) NFS
6 2 (2.33%) Samba
6 2 (2.33%) Squid
6 2 (2.33%) Varnish
6 2 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (23.26%) Terraform
2 16 (18.60%) Puppet
3 8 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.14%) Ansible
5 5 (5.81%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (4.65%) SCCM
6 4 (4.65%) SCOM
7 3 (3.49%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.33%) Consul
8 2 (2.33%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.33%) Nagios
8 2 (2.33%) WMI
9 1 (1.16%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.16%) Packer
9 1 (1.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Google
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.47%) VMware
4 8 (9.30%) Oracle
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.33%) Splunk
5 2 (2.33%) WSO2
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.16%) Capita
6 1 (1.16%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) Zend