Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 October 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 Web Services (AWS)
South West > Devon
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 18 55
Rank change year-on-year +8 +37 +2
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 56 47 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 12.02% 8.39% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.79% 47.47% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 0
Devon median daily rate £475 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
South West median daily rate £475 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +13.10% -6.67% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 Devon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 134 99 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 28.76% 17.68% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 8
Devon median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £295 £275 £291
90th Percentile £571 £532 £490
South West median daily rate £425 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Devon median hourly rate £19.25 £12.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.00% -61.54% +44.44%
10th Percentile £9.10 £10.65 £31.25
90th Percentile £27.93 £30.75 £33.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -46.15% +109.68%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Devon

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Devon

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Devon over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Devon

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Devon region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Exeter +6 44 £475 +8.57% 11
Plymouth +5 3 £626 +56.56% 8
Amazon AWS
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 38 (67.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (51.79%) Java
2 29 (51.79%) Python
3 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (37.50%) Kubernetes
5 20 (35.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (32.14%) BDD
7 17 (30.36%) TDD
8 16 (28.57%) Integration Testing
9 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 13 (23.21%) AWS Certification
10 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (23.21%) Docker
11 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
11 12 (21.43%) Coaching
12 11 (19.64%) Ansible
13 10 (17.86%) Microservices
13 10 (17.86%) Scrum
13 10 (17.86%) SQL
14 9 (16.07%) JUnit
14 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
14 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (14.29%) GitLab
15 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
16 7 (12.50%) DevOps
16 7 (12.50%) Spring
16 7 (12.50%) Maven
16 7 (12.50%) OOA/OOD

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 38 (67.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (35.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (10.71%) Serverless
5 4 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.57%) G Suite
6 2 (3.57%) PaaS
6 2 (3.57%) Slack
7 1 (1.79%) npm
7 1 (1.79%) Office 365
7 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Firewall
1 5 (8.93%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.07%) JUnit
3 8 (14.29%) GitLab
4 7 (12.50%) Maven
5 3 (5.36%) Selenium
6 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.57%) JIRA
6 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.79%) Bower
7 1 (1.79%) gulp
7 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 4 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Senior Developer
3 16 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) AWS Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Architect
8 4 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) DBA
9 3 (5.36%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Systems Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Spring
1 7 (12.50%) Spring Boot
2 6 (10.71%) Web Services
3 3 (5.36%) Sass
4 2 (3.57%) CSS
4 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) .NET
5 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.79%) amCharts
5 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.79%) D3.js
5 1 (1.79%) Django
5 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.79%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (1.79%) Java EE
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) LDAP
5 1 (1.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Cloud Native
1 4 (7.14%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) BDD
3 17 (30.36%) TDD
4 16 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (21.43%) Coaching
8 10 (17.86%) Microservices
8 10 (17.86%) Scrum
9 7 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (12.50%) DevOps
9 7 (12.50%) OO
9 7 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (10.71%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (8.93%) Data Development
11 5 (8.93%) Open Source
11 5 (8.93%) UML
12 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) Java
1 29 (51.79%) Python
2 10 (17.86%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) AWS Certification
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) PMO
2 2 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 21 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 11 (19.64%) Ansible
3 4 (7.14%) FreeIPA
3 4 (7.14%) Grafana
3 4 (7.14%) Prometheus
4 3 (5.36%) systemd
5 2 (3.57%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Icinga
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.79%) Nagios
6 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.79%) Puppet
6 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
1 5 (8.93%) Splunk
2 4 (7.14%) Google
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow