Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +24
Contract jobs citing AWS 71 122 123
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 7.27% 6.52% 6.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.15% 23.37% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 94 101
Median daily rate £500 £545 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.26% +17.20% +11.04%
10th Percentile £351 £386 £313
90th Percentile £575 £625 £575
South West median daily rate £520 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -0.95% +10.53% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -

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 294 522 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 30.12% 27.88% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 357 233
Median daily rate £475 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +6.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £278
90th Percentile £605 £638 £550
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £97.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -71.65% -
10th Percentile £14.90 £12.38 £16.05
90th Percentile £28.70 £42.00 £187.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +100.00% -63.16%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Bristol

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Daily rate trend for AWS in Bristol

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Bristol over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 38 (53.52%) Azure
2 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (32.39%) DevOps
4 22 (30.99%) Public Cloud
5 19 (26.76%) Migration
6 18 (25.35%) Linux
7 16 (22.54%) Jenkins
8 15 (21.13%) C#
8 15 (21.13%) Service Management
9 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
9 14 (19.72%) Project Management
9 14 (19.72%) Java
10 13 (18.31%) Python
10 13 (18.31%) Scrum
10 13 (18.31%) Terraform
11 12 (16.90%) Amazon S3
11 12 (16.90%) Waterfall
11 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
12 11 (15.49%) TDD
13 10 (14.08%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (14.08%) Serverless
14 9 (12.68%) Public Sector
14 9 (12.68%) Kubernetes
14 9 (12.68%) Microservices
14 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
15 8 (11.27%) Finance
15 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
15 8 (11.27%) Ansible
16 7 (9.86%) DevSecOps
16 7 (9.86%) Node.js

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 2 (2.82%) Apache
1 2 (2.82%) IIS
1 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.82%) nginx
1 2 (2.82%) WordPress
2 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (53.52%) Azure
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon S3
3 10 (14.08%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (14.08%) Serverless
4 5 (7.04%) GCP
5 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (5.63%) Office 365
6 3 (4.23%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (2.82%) Firebase
7 2 (2.82%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.41%) AWS CodeBuild
8 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.41%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.41%) IaaS
8 1 (1.41%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.41%) PaaS
8 1 (1.41%) SaaS
8 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) Skype
3 1 (1.41%) LAN
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.63%) GitLab
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.41%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.41%) jMock
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) Mockito
4 1 (1.41%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (12.68%) Public Sector
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) Electronics
3 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (23.94%) Delivery Manager
3 13 (18.31%) Developer
4 10 (14.08%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (12.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 8 (11.27%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 8 (11.27%) Technical Manager
7 6 (8.45%) DevSecOps Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (8.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.23%) React Developer
10 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 2 (2.82%) Python Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Service Management Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) CSS
1 7 (9.86%) HTML
1 7 (9.86%) Node.js
2 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 6 (8.45%) Django
3 5 (7.04%) Jest
3 5 (7.04%) React
3 5 (7.04%) Vue.js
4 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.63%) Middleware
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
5 3 (4.23%) J2EE
6 2 (2.82%) CSS3
6 2 (2.82%) HTML5
6 2 (2.82%) JDBC
6 2 (2.82%) jQuery
6 2 (2.82%) JSP
6 2 (2.82%) LAMP
6 2 (2.82%) React Native
6 2 (2.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.99%) Public Cloud
2 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Debian
4 1 (1.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) DevOps
3 19 (26.76%) Migration
4 15 (21.13%) Service Management
5 14 (19.72%) Project Management
5 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
6 13 (18.31%) Scrum
7 12 (16.90%) Waterfall
8 11 (15.49%) TDD
9 9 (12.68%) Microservices
9 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
10 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
11 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.86%) DevSecOps
12 6 (8.45%) BDD
12 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.45%) High Availability
12 6 (8.45%) Kanban
13 5 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) C#
2 14 (19.72%) Java
3 13 (18.31%) Python
4 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.86%) Scala
6 6 (8.45%) SQL
7 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby
9 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Docker
2 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) Terraform
2 9 (12.68%) Kubernetes
3 8 (11.27%) Ansible
4 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.04%) Puppet
5 3 (4.23%) SCCM
6 1 (1.41%) Grafana
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) SAP
2 4 (5.63%) Google
2 4 (5.63%) VMware
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) Mitel
4 1 (1.41%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.41%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.41%) Symantec