Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 6 August 2020 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 13 39
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26 -4
Contract jobs citing AWS 20 127 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.12% 9.16% 4.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.36% 27.25% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 99 66
Median daily rate £425 £468 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -10.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £378
90th Percentile £596 £550 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £493 £530
% change year-on-year -11.68% -7.08% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £193.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 176 466 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 36.29% 33.60% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 308 227
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.06%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £178
90th Percentile £619 £595 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +133.33% +33.33%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £18.30
% change year-on-year - +91.26% +43.53%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Birmingham

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Birmingham

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Birmingham

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for AWS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 AWS.

1 12 (60.00%) Azure
2 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (15.00%) Informatica
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) React
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
6 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (15.00%) Node.js
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Office 365
7 2 (10.00%) Data Migration

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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (10.00%) GCP
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365
3 2 (10.00%) Power Platform
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Mocha
3 1 (5.00%) RSpec
3 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (10.00%) OAT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Release Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
2 3 (15.00%) React
3 2 (10.00%) ADO
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Flutter
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (5.00%) LESS
4 1 (5.00%) Next.js
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) SAML
4 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Resilience Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) ES6
4 1 (5.00%) Kotlin
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) Terraform
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Informatica
2 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Talend