Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 19 March 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 23 38
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 66 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.05% 6.86% 3.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.37% 36.70% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 12
Cambridge median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -5.41%
10th Percentile £393 £409 £333
90th Percentile £681 £525 £549
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

Amazon 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 Cambridge with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 172 109 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.18% 18.70% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 53 32
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £248 £221 £206
90th Percentile £625 £525 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £446 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +4.41% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 4
Cambridge median hourly rate £19.50 - £12.88
10th Percentile £17.50 - £10.63
90th Percentile £175.00 - £16.83
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.38 - £14.50

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Cambridge

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Cambridge

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Cambridge over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 54 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (71.21%) Python
3 38 (57.58%) DevOps
4 30 (45.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 29 (43.94%) Computer Science
5 29 (43.94%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (43.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (37.88%) Scrum
7 24 (36.36%) Linux
8 22 (33.33%) Workflow
9 21 (31.82%) OO
9 21 (31.82%) Open Source
10 20 (30.30%) Amazon S3
10 20 (30.30%) Memory Management
10 20 (30.30%) Algorithms
10 20 (30.30%) OOD
10 20 (30.30%) Windows
11 19 (28.79%) Docker
11 19 (28.79%) Jenkins
11 19 (28.79%) JIRA
11 19 (28.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 18 (27.27%) Kubernetes
12 18 (27.27%) Puppet
13 17 (25.76%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (24.24%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 15 (22.73%) Java
16 14 (21.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
17 13 (19.70%) Kanban
17 13 (19.70%) Git (software)

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 8 (12.12%) Confluence
2 2 (3.03%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.03%) nginx
2 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.52%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.52%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) Mule
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Blender
2 1 (1.52%) Maya
2 1 (1.52%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 30 (45.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 20 (30.30%) Amazon S3
3 19 (28.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (16.67%) Serverless
6 9 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (12.12%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (10.61%) Amazon Glacier
8 7 (10.61%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (10.61%) GitHub
9 3 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (4.55%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (4.55%) Office 365
10 2 (3.03%) OpenShift
11 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) HTTP
1 5 (7.58%) SSL
2 4 (6.06%) VPN
3 3 (4.55%) DNS
3 3 (4.55%) Firewall
3 3 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) BGP
4 2 (3.03%) IPsec
4 2 (3.03%) L2TP
4 2 (3.03%) OpenVPN
4 2 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) Unicast
5 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (13.64%) Big Data
3 8 (12.12%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (10.61%) MySQL
5 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.58%) Apache Hive
7 4 (6.06%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
7 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
7 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Jenkins
1 19 (28.79%) JIRA
2 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (6.06%) Subversion
6 3 (4.55%) GitLab
6 3 (4.55%) Maven
7 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.03%) Hudson
7 2 (3.03%) Selenium
7 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (21.21%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.58%) Publishing
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) AWS Developer
3 12 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Architect
5 8 (12.12%) AWS Architect
5 8 (12.12%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (10.61%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Python Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Administrator
7 6 (9.09%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (4.55%) DevOps Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Python Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) Web Services
2 9 (13.64%) JSON
3 8 (12.12%) REST
4 7 (10.61%) XML
5 6 (9.09%) HTML
5 6 (9.09%) SOAP
6 5 (7.58%) Node.js
7 3 (4.55%) .NET
7 3 (4.55%) Ajax
7 3 (4.55%) Apache Camel
7 3 (4.55%) boto
7 3 (4.55%) CSS
7 3 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (4.55%) JMS
7 3 (4.55%) WSDL
7 3 (4.55%) XHTML
7 3 (4.55%) YAML
8 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.03%) React
9 1 (1.52%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Algorithms
2 9 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.61%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
6 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.55%) Life Science
8 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.52%) Animation
9 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.52%) Fintech
9 1 (1.52%) HoloLens
9 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.52%) PKI
9 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
9 1 (1.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Linux
2 20 (30.30%) Windows
3 9 (13.64%) Unix
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) CentOS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (57.58%) DevOps
3 29 (43.94%) Computer Science
3 29 (43.94%) Continuous Delivery
3 29 (43.94%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (37.88%) Scrum
5 22 (33.33%) Workflow
6 21 (31.82%) OO
6 21 (31.82%) Open Source
7 20 (30.30%) Memory Management
7 20 (30.30%) OOD
8 16 (24.24%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 13 (19.70%) Kanban
9 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
10 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
11 11 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 9 (13.64%) Analytics
13 8 (12.12%) ETL
13 8 (12.12%) High Availability
13 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (71.21%) Python
2 15 (22.73%) Java
3 11 (16.67%) SQL
4 10 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.15%) Perl
4 10 (15.15%) Ruby
5 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
6 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.03%) C#
7 2 (3.03%) VBScript
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) Go
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) AWS Certification
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.55%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.03%) CCNA
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Docker
2 3 (4.55%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) KVM
4 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) Kubernetes
1 18 (27.27%) Puppet
2 17 (25.76%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (18.18%) Salt
4 10 (15.15%) Ansible
4 10 (15.15%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (7.58%) Prometheus
5 5 (7.58%) Terraform
6 4 (6.06%) Nagios
7 3 (4.55%) Grafana
7 3 (4.55%) Pingdom
7 3 (4.55%) Rancher
8 1 (1.52%) Packer
8 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) Google
2 6 (9.09%) Talend
3 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) New Relic
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.52%) Marketo
5 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.52%) NetApp
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow