Period
to 11 July 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 78 89
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 +14
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 17 46 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 1.81% 2.42% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 2.51% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 17
Median daily rate £525 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% +21.88%
10th Percentile £463 £500 £388
90th Percentile £575 £600 £535
South West median daily rate £525 £550 £488
% change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +159.26% - -

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 897 1,835 1,735
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 96.48% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 1,222 1,106
Median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £256
90th Percentile £613 £600 £525
South West median daily rate £463 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +6.32% +8.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 77 63
Median hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% +27.27% -0.90%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £12.80
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £47.40
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £31.00
% change year-on-year -15.41% +33.47% -19.48%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in Bristol

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 16 (94.12%) DevOps
2 14 (82.35%) Terraform
3 12 (70.59%) Kubernetes
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (58.82%) AWS
6 9 (52.94%) Docker
7 6 (35.29%) Python
7 6 (35.29%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
8 5 (29.41%) Amazon S3
9 4 (23.53%) Groovy
9 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 4 (23.53%) AWS Certification
9 4 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (17.65%) Microservices
10 3 (17.65%) Ansible
10 3 (17.65%) Ruby
10 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (17.65%) C#
10 3 (17.65%) Java
10 3 (17.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 2 (11.76%) Web Services
12 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
12 1 (5.88%) GCP
12 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
12 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (5.88%) Linux
12 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
12 1 (5.88%) Migration

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 10 (58.82%) AWS
2 6 (35.29%) Amazon ECS
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon S3
4 4 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (5.88%) GCP
6 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) Groovy
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) Terraform
2 12 (70.59%) Kubernetes
3 3 (17.65%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Google
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat