Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 21 28
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 +23
Contract jobs citing AWS 104 164 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.77% 7.93% 5.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.99% 29.98% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 128 79
Bristol median daily rate £500 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £313 £396 £306
90th Percentile £619 £600 £625
South West median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £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 473 547 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.23% 26.45% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 390 231
Bristol median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +15.13%
10th Percentile £227 £313 £213
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 8
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +7.25% -58.43%
10th Percentile £12.75 £17.25 £14.05
90th Percentile £33.65 £19.75 £31.49
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £18.06
% change year-on-year +59.09% +21.80% -47.26%

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 26 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS in Bristol

AWS
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 26 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £475 -
AWS
South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 (49.04%) Azure
2 46 (44.23%) DevOps
3 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 26 (25.00%) Terraform
5 25 (24.04%) Windows
5 25 (24.04%) Linux
5 25 (24.04%) Docker
5 25 (24.04%) Jenkins
6 22 (21.15%) Python
7 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
8 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 18 (17.31%) Ansible
10 17 (16.35%) C#
11 16 (15.38%) Java
11 16 (15.38%) .NET
11 16 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 16 (15.38%) Office 365
11 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
12 15 (14.42%) Windows Server
12 15 (14.42%) SQL
13 14 (13.46%) Microservices
14 12 (11.54%) Web Services
14 12 (11.54%) Configuration Management
14 12 (11.54%) Serverless
14 12 (11.54%) Infrastructure as Code
15 11 (10.58%) HTML
15 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
16 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
16 10 (9.62%) CSS

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 6 (5.77%) IIS
1 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.85%) Apache
3 3 (2.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.92%) Confluence
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.92%) nginx
4 2 (1.92%) WordPress
5 1 (0.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.96%) Drupal
5 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.96%) Mule
5 1 (0.96%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (49.04%) Azure
2 16 (15.38%) Office 365
3 12 (11.54%) Serverless
4 10 (9.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (7.69%) Amazon S3
6 7 (6.73%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (6.73%) GCP
6 7 (6.73%) IaaS
7 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.88%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (2.88%) Mimecast
8 3 (2.88%) PaaS
8 3 (2.88%) SaaS
9 2 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.92%) AWS Step Functions
9 2 (1.92%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.96%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) Skype
2 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.81%) Firewall
3 5 (4.81%) SAN
4 4 (3.85%) LAN
5 3 (2.88%) WAN
6 2 (1.92%) DHCP
6 2 (1.92%) DNS
6 2 (1.92%) FTP
6 2 (1.92%) HTTP
6 2 (1.92%) Internet
6 2 (1.92%) IPsec
6 2 (1.92%) Wireless
7 1 (0.96%) VPN
7 1 (0.96%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.85%) MySQL
4 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.92%) DataStage
5 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.92%) QualityStage
5 2 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.96%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (24.04%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.77%) MSBuild
3 6 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (5.77%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.92%) GitLab
4 2 (1.92%) JIRA
4 2 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (0.96%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.96%) Gradle
5 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.96%) MSTest
5 1 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 9 (8.65%) Public Sector
2 8 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (2.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (25.00%) Developer
3 18 (17.31%) AWS Engineer
4 17 (16.35%) AWS DevOps
5 16 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Architect
6 9 (8.65%) Python Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
7 8 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Designer
10 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
10 4 (3.85%) JavaScript Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) .NET
2 12 (11.54%) Web Services
3 11 (10.58%) HTML
4 10 (9.62%) CSS
5 7 (6.73%) HTML5
5 7 (6.73%) Node.js
5 7 (6.73%) React
6 6 (5.77%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.77%) RESTful
7 5 (4.81%) Django
8 4 (3.85%) CSS3
8 4 (3.85%) Vue.js
9 3 (2.88%) Jest
9 3 (2.88%) jQuery
9 3 (2.88%) Kafka
9 3 (2.88%) LAMP
9 3 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.88%) Spring
10 2 (1.92%) Akka
10 2 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Public Cloud
2 6 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.81%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.92%) Acoustics
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.92%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.96%) iPhone
7 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Linux
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 15 (14.42%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.88%) Android
5 3 (2.88%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.96%) Unix
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.23%) DevOps
2 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.46%) Microservices
4 12 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 12 (11.54%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (9.62%) TDD
6 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (8.65%) High Availability
7 8 (7.69%) Scrum
7 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (5.77%) Migration
10 5 (4.81%) BDD
10 5 (4.81%) ETL
10 5 (4.81%) Kanban
10 5 (4.81%) Machine Learning
10 5 (4.81%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.15%) Python
2 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.35%) C#
4 16 (15.38%) Java
4 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 15 (14.42%) SQL
6 9 (8.65%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.81%) Scala
8 4 (3.85%) Ruby
9 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.92%) ES6
11 1 (0.96%) Java 8
11 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) RIBA
4 3 (2.88%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.88%) Degree
4 3 (2.88%) HND
5 1 (0.96%) MCSA
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.96%) RHCE
5 1 (0.96%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 25 (24.04%) Docker
2 16 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 26 (25.00%) Terraform
2 18 (17.31%) Ansible
3 9 (8.65%) SCCM
4 6 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.77%) Puppet
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.92%) Packer
6 2 (1.92%) Salt
7 1 (0.96%) Grafana
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) VMware
3 6 (5.77%) Google
4 5 (4.81%) Citrix
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle
6 3 (2.88%) BiZZdesign
6 3 (2.88%) Mitel
6 3 (2.88%) MobileIron
6 3 (2.88%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.88%) Symantec
7 2 (1.92%) Adobe
7 2 (1.92%) IBM
7 2 (1.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.96%) Apple
8 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.96%) New Relic
8 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.96%) SAP