Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 105 93
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 -4
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 34 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.59% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.61% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 7
Bristol median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +21.62%
10th Percentile £463 £372 £425
90th Percentile £588 £625 £570
South West median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 2,051 1,797 1,474
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 94.93% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,444 1,191 1,010
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £225 £229
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 63 76
Bristol median hourly rate £36.28 £17.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.29% -28.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £14.13 £11.75 £12.72
90th Percentile £61.04 £57.00 £48.13
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -10.91% -11.29%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 31 (91.18%) DevOps
2 26 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (70.59%) Terraform
4 21 (61.76%) Python
5 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
6 15 (44.12%) Kubernetes
7 13 (38.24%) Ansible
7 13 (38.24%) Docker
7 13 (38.24%) Bash Shell
7 13 (38.24%) Linux
8 11 (32.35%) Windows
8 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
9 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
9 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (20.59%) Puppet
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.59%) Unix
10 7 (20.59%) Finance
10 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (17.65%) Java
12 5 (14.71%) SQL
12 5 (14.71%) Web Services
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle
12 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
12 5 (14.71%) ETL
12 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Confluence
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (14.71%) Amazon S3
3 5 (14.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (14.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (8.82%) IaaS
5 3 (8.82%) PaaS
6 2 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (5.88%) Datadog
6 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (5.88%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.94%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) GoCD
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Billing
2 3 (8.82%) Electronics
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Wiki
2 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 7 (20.59%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) DevOps
2 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.71%) Build Automation
4 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Data Extraction
4 5 (14.71%) ETL
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.82%) IT Strategy
6 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.82%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Python
2 13 (38.24%) Bash Shell
3 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) Korn
5 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
5 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 3 (8.82%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (70.59%) Terraform
2 15 (44.12%) Kubernetes
3 13 (38.24%) Ansible
4 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (20.59%) Puppet
6 2 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (5.88%) Grafana
6 2 (5.88%) Icinga
6 2 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.88%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft