Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 95 97
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.91% 0.20% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.21% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £420 £410 £306
90th Percentile £576 £490 £560
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +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 1,360 1,422 1,496
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.05% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 996 972
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £384 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -0.97% +3.33%
10th Percentile £175 £219 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 43 47
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.43 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.21% -3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.98 £8.39 £10.46
90th Percentile £38.00 £39.75 £36.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.52% +9.37% -14.29%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Terraform
2 10 (76.92%) Puppet
3 8 (61.54%) Route 53
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon S3
4 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Docker
6 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) AWS Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (23.08%) Ansible
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (7.69%) Retail
10 1 (7.69%) Spring
10 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
10 1 (7.69%) JIRA
10 1 (7.69%) Python
10 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon S3
2 8 (61.54%) Route 53
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Runbook
5 1 (7.69%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Puppet
1 10 (76.92%) Terraform
2 3 (23.08%) Ansible
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle