Period
to 21 September 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 September 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 105 105
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -6
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 32 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.67% 0.99% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.04% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 8
Bristol median daily rate £550 £475 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +16.92% -9.72%
10th Percentile £508 £295 £358
90th Percentile £600 £525 £497
South West median daily rate £550 £488 £413
% change year-on-year +12.82% +18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £13.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £13.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,818 1,927 1,728
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.49% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,195 1,285 1,155
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £256 £237 £213
90th Percentile £600 £533 £530
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 64 51
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £40.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.37% +36.25% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.40 £15.46 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £65.10 £50.25
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +27.27%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in Bristol

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in Bristol

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Bristol region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) DevOps
2 24 (75.00%) Terraform
3 23 (71.88%) Python
4 20 (62.50%) Docker
5 19 (59.38%) Ansible
6 11 (34.38%) Kubernetes
6 11 (34.38%) AWS
6 11 (34.38%) Java
7 8 (25.00%) PHP
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 4 (12.50%) Unix
10 4 (12.50%) Windows
10 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
11 3 (9.38%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (9.38%) Fintech
11 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
11 3 (9.38%) Google
11 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
11 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
11 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
11 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
11 3 (9.38%) GCP
11 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (6.25%) Microservices
12 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
12 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
12 2 (6.25%) Azure
12 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
12 2 (6.25%) Deployment Automation

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (34.38%) AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon EKS
2 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (9.38%) GCP
2 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
3 2 (6.25%) Azure
4 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Native
1 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) Fintech
5 2 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Microservices
5 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
5 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Open Source
6 1 (3.13%) SDLC
6 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Python
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (75.00%) Terraform
2 19 (59.38%) Ansible
3 11 (34.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Google