Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 13 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 +31 -11
Contract jobs citing AWS 80 56 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.11% 7.73% 3.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.28% 32.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 14
Cambridge median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -9.33%
10th Percentile £425 £393 £331
90th Percentile £675 £588 £530
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £573 £500 £419
% change year-on-year +14.50% +19.40% -9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £18.50 -

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 209 175 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.42% 24.17% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 82 43
Cambridge median daily rate £450 £415 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +1.84% -9.44%
10th Percentile £301 £278 £200
90th Percentile £638 £586 £535
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.98
% change year-on-year - -7.80% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Cambridge

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Cambridge

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for AWS.

1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (55.00%) Python
3 35 (43.75%) Analytics
4 31 (38.75%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (36.25%) Java
6 27 (33.75%) DevOps
7 26 (32.50%) Git (software)
8 24 (30.00%) Docker
9 23 (28.75%) Amazon Redshift
10 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
11 20 (25.00%) Amazon S3
11 20 (25.00%) Scrum
12 19 (23.75%) Computer Science
13 18 (22.50%) Web Services
13 18 (22.50%) Azure
13 18 (22.50%) Amazon SQS
14 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
14 17 (21.25%) SQL
15 16 (20.00%) R
15 16 (20.00%) Visualisation
15 16 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
16 15 (18.75%) Apache Spark
17 14 (17.50%) Algorithms
17 14 (17.50%) Machine Learning
17 14 (17.50%) Data Modelling
18 13 (16.25%) Hadoop
18 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (16.25%) Continuous Delivery
18 13 (16.25%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (16.25%) Serverless

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 15 (18.75%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.75%) Confluence
3 6 (7.50%) Jupyter
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.25%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 18 (22.50%) Amazon SQS
2 18 (22.50%) Azure
3 16 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
4 13 (16.25%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (16.25%) Serverless
5 9 (11.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (11.25%) Office 365
6 7 (8.75%) GCP
7 6 (7.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (3.75%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (3.75%) GitHub
8 3 (3.75%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.50%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (2.50%) SaaS
9 2 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (1.25%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (16.25%) Hadoop
2 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (15.00%) Apache Hive
4 11 (13.75%) MySQL
5 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 9 (11.25%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (8.75%) Big Data
8 6 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (5.00%) Data Lake
9 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.00%) Star Schema
10 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.75%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (3.75%) Power BI
10 3 (3.75%) Spotfire
11 2 (2.50%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (2.50%) HBase
12 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Git (software)
2 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
3 12 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (13.75%) JIRA
5 5 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.00%) Subversion
7 3 (3.75%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.50%) Hudson
8 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Developer
2 19 (23.75%) Architect
3 16 (20.00%) Data Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Technical Architect
5 8 (10.00%) Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.75%) AWS Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Data Analytics Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Data Scientist
7 6 (7.50%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Lead Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Administrator
9 4 (5.00%) AWS Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.75%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.50%) Web Services
2 8 (10.00%) RESTful
3 7 (8.75%) XML
4 6 (7.50%) Flask
4 6 (7.50%) Pandas
5 5 (6.25%) .NET
5 5 (6.25%) JSON
6 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (5.00%) CSS
6 4 (5.00%) HTML
6 4 (5.00%) Kafka
6 4 (5.00%) Node.js
7 3 (3.75%) Ajax
7 3 (3.75%) React
7 3 (3.75%) XHTML
8 2 (2.50%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.50%) REST
8 2 (2.50%) SOAP
8 2 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Algorithms
2 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.00%) Life Science
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Biotechnology
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Windows
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.75%) Unix
5 1 (1.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.75%) Analytics
3 31 (38.75%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (33.75%) DevOps
5 20 (25.00%) Scrum
6 19 (23.75%) Computer Science
7 16 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 14 (17.50%) Data Modelling
8 14 (17.50%) Machine Learning
9 13 (16.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (16.25%) Data Science
10 11 (13.75%) Data Analytics
10 11 (13.75%) ETL
10 11 (13.75%) High Availability
10 11 (13.75%) Open Source
11 10 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 10 (12.50%) Microservices
11 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 9 (11.25%) SDLC
12 9 (11.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.00%) Python
2 29 (36.25%) Java
3 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.25%) SQL
4 16 (20.00%) R
5 7 (8.75%) PHP
6 6 (7.50%) Perl
6 6 (7.50%) Ruby
7 3 (3.75%) Scala
7 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) ES6
8 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (6.25%) PhD
3 3 (3.75%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.50%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) GxP
1 6 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (30.00%) Docker
2 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.75%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (1.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Ansible
1 8 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.25%) Puppet
2 5 (6.25%) Terraform
3 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.75%) Rancher
4 3 (3.75%) Salt
5 1 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Talend
3 4 (5.00%) SAP
3 4 (5.00%) WorldPay
4 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.75%) Google
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) Splunk
6 1 (1.25%) Xamarin