Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 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)
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 20 25
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 54 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 30.34% 9.65% 1.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 80.60% 50.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 0
Blackpool median daily rate £515 £478 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% - -
Lancashire median daily rate £570 £475 -
% change year-on-year +19.95% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -

Amazon 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 Blackpool with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Blackpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 67 44 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 37.64% 19.30% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 7
Blackpool median daily rate £510 £463 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.27% +38.06% -0.74%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £293
90th Percentile £650 £638 £388
Lancashire median daily rate £550 £438 £375
% change year-on-year +25.71% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate £17.25 - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £16.50 - -

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Blackpool

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Blackpool

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Blackpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Blackpool over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon 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 Blackpool region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 26 (48.15%) GitLab
2 24 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (44.44%) Windows
3 23 (42.59%) Linux
4 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
4 22 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (37.04%) DevOps
6 20 (37.04%) Artifactory
6 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
6 20 (37.04%) Oracle
7 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (33.33%) SonarQube
8 17 (31.48%) Red Hat
8 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
9 16 (29.63%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (25.93%) Node.js
10 14 (25.93%) Java
10 14 (25.93%) Kubernetes
10 14 (25.93%) Systems Engineering
11 13 (24.07%) Spring Boot
11 13 (24.07%) Dropwizard
11 13 (24.07%) Mongoose
11 13 (24.07%) Serverless
11 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
11 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
11 13 (24.07%) Spring
11 13 (24.07%) Maven
11 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool 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 4 (7.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (29.63%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (24.07%) Serverless
4 8 (14.81%) OpenShift
5 6 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (11.11%) Amazon S3
5 6 (11.11%) Route 53
5 6 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (7.41%) IaaS
6 4 (7.41%) Office 365
6 4 (7.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) HTTP
2 4 (7.41%) DHCP
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
2 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.07%) MongoDB
3 10 (18.52%) MySQL
3 10 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
5 6 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) GitLab
2 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
3 20 (37.04%) Artifactory
3 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
3 20 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (33.33%) SonarQube
5 13 (24.07%) Maven
6 7 (12.96%) gulp
7 5 (9.26%) MSI
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Developer
3 9 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) AWS Architect
5 5 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Backend Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.56%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.56%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) Node.js
2 13 (24.07%) Apache CXF
2 13 (24.07%) Dropwizard
2 13 (24.07%) Express
2 13 (24.07%) JAX-RS
2 13 (24.07%) Mongoose
2 13 (24.07%) Spring
2 13 (24.07%) Spring Boot
3 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
3 7 (12.96%) Kafka
3 7 (12.96%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (12.96%) Sequelize
3 7 (12.96%) XML
3 7 (12.96%) YAML
4 6 (11.11%) CSS3
4 6 (11.11%) HTML5
4 6 (11.11%) LESS
4 6 (11.11%) Nunjucks
4 6 (11.11%) Sass
4 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (9.26%) Public Cloud
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) Linux
3 22 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Android
4 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
4 5 (9.26%) CentOS
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.85%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) DevOps
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) Systems Engineering
4 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (22.22%) Microservices
6 11 (20.37%) Security Management
6 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
7 8 (14.81%) Migration
8 7 (12.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (12.96%) Open Source
9 6 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 6 (11.11%) High Availability
9 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (9.26%) Progressive Enhancement
10 5 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) Web Development
11 4 (7.41%) Information Security
11 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.67%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.96%) Ruby
5 6 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) COBOL
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) AWS Certification
2 6 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Docker
2 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Kubernetes
2 13 (24.07%) Puppet
3 10 (18.52%) Ansible
4 7 (12.96%) Terraform
5 6 (11.11%) Grafana
5 6 (11.11%) Packer
5 6 (11.11%) Prometheus
6 3 (5.56%) Rancher
6 3 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 17 (31.48%) Red Hat
3 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) Citrix
5 5 (9.26%) VMware
6 3 (5.56%) Cloudera
6 3 (5.56%) Hortonworks
7 2 (3.70%) Black Duck
7 2 (3.70%) Informatica
8 1 (1.85%) Xamarin