Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 14 October 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 18 50
Rank change year-on-year -17 +32 -12
Contract jobs citing AWS 101 166 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.28% 8.11% 3.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.00% 36.56% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 136 62
Bristol median daily rate £500 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £331 £381 £313
90th Percentile £648 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £525 £475 £420
% change year-on-year +10.53% +13.10% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £13.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £26.25 - £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 Bristol with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 481 454 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.13% 22.18% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 331 191
Bristol median daily rate £439 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £278 £163
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £383
% change year-on-year +11.76% +11.11% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 6
Bristol median hourly rate £20.26 £175.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.42% +914.49% -46.92%
10th Percentile £13.75 £17.75 £13.75
90th Percentile £41.00 £187.50 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +100.00% +1.45% -46.92%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Bristol

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Bristol

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Bristol over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for AWS.

1 51 (50.50%) DevOps
2 39 (38.61%) Azure
2 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.71%) Docker
4 25 (24.75%) Terraform
5 24 (23.76%) Kubernetes
6 23 (22.77%) Jenkins
7 22 (21.78%) Linux
7 22 (21.78%) Python
8 21 (20.79%) Windows
8 21 (20.79%) Java
9 20 (19.80%) Ansible
10 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
11 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
12 14 (13.86%) Microservices
13 13 (12.87%) SQL
13 13 (12.87%) Web Services
14 12 (11.88%) Node.js
15 11 (10.89%) React
15 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
15 11 (10.89%) VMware
16 10 (9.90%) Migration
16 10 (9.90%) Citrix
16 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
16 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (9.90%) Office 365
16 10 (9.90%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (9.90%) GCP
17 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure as Code
17 9 (8.91%) Test Automation

AWS
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 7 (6.93%) Apache
2 4 (3.96%) Confluence
2 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.96%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.97%) JBoss
4 2 (1.98%) Jetty
4 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.99%) Mule
5 1 (0.99%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.99%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (38.61%) Azure
2 10 (9.90%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (9.90%) GCP
2 10 (9.90%) Office 365
3 8 (7.92%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.95%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.95%) IaaS
5 5 (4.95%) Serverless
6 4 (3.96%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (3.96%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (3.96%) AWS OpsWorks
7 3 (2.97%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.98%) GitHub
8 2 (1.98%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.98%) SaaS
9 1 (0.99%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.99%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.96%) VPN
3 3 (2.97%) Internet
3 3 (2.97%) SAN
3 3 (2.97%) Skype
4 2 (1.98%) DHCP
4 2 (1.98%) DNS
4 2 (1.98%) FTP
4 2 (1.98%) HTTP
4 2 (1.98%) IPsec
4 2 (1.98%) VSAN
4 2 (1.98%) Wireless
5 1 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.96%) MySQL
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.97%) Big Data
5 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.99%) Redis
6 1 (0.99%) SQL CLR
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (22.77%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.96%) JIRA
4 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.97%) Maven
4 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.98%) Ant
5 2 (1.98%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.98%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.98%) GitLab
5 2 (1.98%) Gradle
5 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.99%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.99%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) tSQLt
6 1 (0.99%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (7.92%) Finance
1 8 (7.92%) Public Sector
2 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
2 4 (3.96%) Retail
2 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (27.72%) Developer
3 16 (15.84%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (11.88%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) Architect
7 8 (7.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Python Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.95%) Consultant
10 5 (4.95%) DevOps Consultant
10 5 (4.95%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.96%) AWS Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) AWS Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) Web Services
2 12 (11.88%) Node.js
3 11 (10.89%) React
4 8 (7.92%) HTML
5 7 (6.93%) CSS
5 7 (6.93%) Vue.js
6 6 (5.94%) .NET
6 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.94%) HTML5
6 6 (5.94%) Spring
7 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.96%) GraphQL
7 4 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (2.97%) CSS3
8 3 (2.97%) Redux
8 3 (2.97%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (1.98%) Laravel
9 2 (1.98%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (1.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.93%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.96%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.98%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.99%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.99%) iPhone
8 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.99%) PKI
8 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Linux
2 21 (20.79%) Windows
3 7 (6.93%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.97%) Android
6 2 (1.98%) Unix
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) DevOps
2 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.86%) Microservices
4 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (9.90%) Migration
5 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
5 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure as Code
5 9 (8.91%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.93%) Data Migration
7 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (5.94%) Pair Programming
8 6 (5.94%) Scrum
9 5 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.95%) ETL
9 5 (4.95%) High Availability
9 5 (4.95%) TDD
10 4 (3.96%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (3.96%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.78%) Python
2 21 (20.79%) Java
3 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.87%) SQL
5 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.93%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.93%) C#
7 4 (3.96%) PHP
8 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.98%) ES6
9 2 (1.98%) Java 8
9 2 (1.98%) Ruby
9 2 (1.98%) Scala
10 1 (0.99%) R
10 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) RIBA
3 3 (2.97%) HND
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.98%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.98%) MCSA
4 2 (1.98%) RHCE
4 2 (1.98%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) GDPR
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.99%) NCSC
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (28.71%) Docker
2 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.96%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (24.75%) Terraform
2 24 (23.76%) Kubernetes
3 20 (19.80%) Ansible
4 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.96%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.96%) Puppet
5 4 (3.96%) SCCM
6 3 (2.97%) rkt
7 2 (1.98%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.98%) Nagios
7 2 (1.98%) Salt
8 1 (0.99%) Packer
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) VMware
3 10 (9.90%) Citrix
4 6 (5.94%) Google
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle
6 4 (3.96%) HP
6 4 (3.96%) NetApp
7 3 (2.97%) BiZZdesign
8 2 (1.98%) Apple
8 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.99%) Cisco
9 1 (0.99%) New Relic
9 1 (0.99%) RedGate
9 1 (0.99%) Teradata