Period
to 18 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 88 82
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6 +16
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 25 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.91% 1.01% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.07% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 2
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £519 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +63.39% +1.60%
10th Percentile £420 £425 £252
90th Percentile £588 £636 £384
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £530 £431
% change year-on-year -5.66% +22.90% -7.26%
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 1,250 1,407 1,190
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.27% 94.75% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 943 798
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.53 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.87% +3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £10.69 £10.50 £10.13
90th Percentile £43.13 £42.50 £35.43
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.60 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.55% -11.43% +9.63%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019, 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 21 (84.00%) Terraform
2 20 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (80.00%) DevOps
3 19 (76.00%) Linux
4 14 (56.00%) Configuration Management
4 14 (56.00%) Puppet
5 13 (52.00%) Amazon S3
6 12 (48.00%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (44.00%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (40.00%) Migration
8 10 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (40.00%) Route 53
9 9 (36.00%) Docker
9 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (36.00%) PHP
10 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (28.00%) AWS Certification
12 5 (20.00%) Python
12 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 4 (16.00%) Java
13 4 (16.00%) .NET
13 4 (16.00%) J2EE
13 4 (16.00%) HTTP
13 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
13 4 (16.00%) SSL
13 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
14 3 (12.00%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 20 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (52.00%) Amazon S3
3 12 (48.00%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (44.00%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (40.00%) Route 53
6 3 (12.00%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (12.00%) Serverless
7 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (8.00%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (8.00%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (8.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (8.00%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (8.00%) CloudFront
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (8.00%) SaaS
7 2 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
1 4 (16.00%) SSL
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Impala
3 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) GitLab
3 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) DevOps
2 14 (56.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Network Design
7 1 (4.00%) Open Source
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) PHP
2 5 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Go
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (84.00%) Terraform
2 14 (56.00%) Puppet
3 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (12.00%) Ansible
5 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (8.00%) Packer
6 1 (4.00%) Mesos
6 1 (4.00%) rkt
6 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft