Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 12 December 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 81 96
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 13 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.92% 1.15% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.10% 6.29% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £416 £415 £425
90th Percentile £508 £550 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £463 £415
% change year-on-year -2.70% +11.45% +66.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 317 302 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.45% 18.29% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 213 112
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% -5.76% -1.16%
10th Percentile £202 £195 £250
90th Percentile £575 £573 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -32.39% +37.60%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.75 £16.53
90th Percentile £21.50 £19.20 £19.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.31% +23.11%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (76.92%) Web Services
4 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
4 9 (69.23%) Java
4 9 (69.23%) J2EE
4 9 (69.23%) JUnit
4 9 (69.23%) SOAP
4 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) Spring
4 9 (69.23%) Maven
4 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
4 9 (69.23%) RESTful
4 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 9 (69.23%) jMock
4 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (69.23%) Kanban
4 9 (69.23%) PowerMock
4 9 (69.23%) Apache Camel
4 9 (69.23%) vSphere
4 9 (69.23%) DbUnit
4 9 (69.23%) Mockito
4 9 (69.23%) BDD
4 9 (69.23%) SonarQube
4 9 (69.23%) Spring Boot

Amazon EC2
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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
2 4 (30.77%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) DbUnit
2 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (69.23%) jMock
2 9 (69.23%) JUnit
2 9 (69.23%) Maven
2 9 (69.23%) Mockito
2 9 (69.23%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Web Services
2 9 (69.23%) Apache Camel
2 9 (69.23%) J2EE
2 9 (69.23%) PowerMock
2 9 (69.23%) RESTful
2 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 9 (69.23%) Spring
2 9 (69.23%) Spring Boot
3 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 6 (46.15%) JPA
4 2 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) BDD
1 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
1 9 (69.23%) Kanban
1 9 (69.23%) Scrum
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
1 9 (69.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Open Source
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (69.23%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
1 4 (30.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware