Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 97 91
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 15 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.07% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
10th Percentile £391 £450 £366
90th Percentile £550 £579 £565
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £500 £485
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,354 1,536 1,387
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 95.17% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 1,086 857
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £185 £216 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 48 56
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.17 £13.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.85% -5.17% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.05 £8.39 £10.30
90th Percentile £43.38 £39.13 £26.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +16.67% -11.76%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured AWS Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in Birmingham

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in Birmingham

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in Birmingham

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, AWS Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (93.33%) DevOps
3 12 (80.00%) Terraform
4 10 (66.67%) Ansible
4 10 (66.67%) Docker
5 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 6 (40.00%) Puppet
6 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon S3
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (26.67%) AWS Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Node.js
8 4 (26.67%) Python
9 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Route 53
9 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (20.00%) Microservices
9 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (20.00%) Serverless

AWS Engineer Skill Set
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 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (20.00%) Route 53
3 3 (20.00%) Serverless
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (13.33%) AWS CodePipeline
4 2 (13.33%) CloudFront
4 2 (13.33%) SaaS
5 1 (6.67%) IaaS
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (13.33%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Node.js
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (13.33%) SAML
3 2 (13.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) Web Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) AWS Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Docker
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Terraform
2 10 (66.67%) Ansible
3 6 (40.00%) Puppet
4 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (13.33%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (13.33%) Grafana
7 2 (13.33%) Graphite
7 2 (13.33%) Mesos
7 2 (13.33%) Nagios
7 2 (13.33%) rkt
7 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
8 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft