Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 58 53
Rank change year-on-year -22 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.12% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.74% 4.00% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Cardiff median daily rate £525 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £488 £463 £427
90th Percentile £563 £488 £474
South Wales median daily rate £525 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.26% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 Cardiff with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 135 75 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.05% 12.23% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 44 21
Cardiff median daily rate £475 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +32.31%
10th Percentile £303 £303 £313
90th Percentile £673 £488 £525
South Wales median daily rate £456 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +7.22% -10.53% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Cardiff median hourly rate £65.00 £16.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.00% +41.30% -51.58%
10th Percentile £25.25 £13.65 £10.55
90th Percentile £108.75 £18.75 £12.65
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £11.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +41.30% -51.58%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Cardiff

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) ES6
1 1 (100.00%) npm

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) npm
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ES6
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript