Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 15 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 +33 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 74 52 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 14.51% 7.98% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.96% 44.07% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 1
Devon median daily rate £495 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.14% +34.62% -
South West median daily rate £475 £413 £423
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.37% +4.97%
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 161 118 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 31.57% 18.10% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 65 16
Devon median daily rate £450 £400 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.99% +18.39%
10th Percentile £295 £325 £313
90th Percentile £550 £543 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Devon median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -15.18% -
10th Percentile £9.30 £13.63 £23.60
90th Percentile £98.20 £32.88 £32.80
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -63.16% +126.19% +68.00%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +12 67 £495 +11.55% 12
Plymouth +6 1 - - 1
Amazon AWS
South West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 (51.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (50.00%) Ansible
3 35 (47.30%) Python
4 34 (45.95%) Java
5 32 (43.24%) Git (software)
5 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (43.24%) Docker
6 29 (39.19%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (36.49%) DevOps
8 24 (32.43%) Kubernetes
8 24 (32.43%) Puppet
9 21 (28.38%) Linux
10 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
11 18 (24.32%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (24.32%) Jenkins
12 17 (22.97%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (21.62%) AWS Lambda
13 16 (21.62%) Serverless
13 16 (21.62%) Shell Script
14 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
14 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
14 15 (20.27%) TDD
15 14 (18.92%) Ruby
15 14 (18.92%) Open Source
16 13 (17.57%) Groovy
16 13 (17.57%) Migration
17 12 (16.22%) Continuous Deployment
17 12 (16.22%) AWS Certification
17 12 (16.22%) Artifactory
18 11 (14.86%) Google Cloud Platform

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 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 9 (12.16%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.41%) Apache
5 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.70%) SAS
7 1 (1.35%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 38 (51.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (24.32%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (22.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (21.62%) AWS Lambda
4 16 (21.62%) Serverless
5 11 (14.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (12.16%) Amazon S3
6 9 (12.16%) OpenShift
6 9 (12.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (10.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (9.46%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (9.46%) PaaS
8 7 (9.46%) Route 53
9 4 (5.41%) IaaS
10 2 (2.70%) G Suite
11 1 (1.35%) GitHub
11 1 (1.35%) Office 365
11 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) Firewall
2 3 (4.05%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.76%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Redis
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (43.24%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.32%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.22%) Artifactory
4 11 (14.86%) GitLab
5 10 (13.51%) NUnit
6 6 (8.11%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.11%) Selenium
7 5 (6.76%) MSTest
8 4 (5.41%) JIRA
9 2 (2.70%) Gradle
9 2 (2.70%) Maven
10 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (6.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Developer
2 12 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Administrator
5 8 (10.81%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.76%) Automation Tester
8 5 (6.76%) AWS Developer
8 5 (6.76%) AWS Expert
8 5 (6.76%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Architect
9 4 (5.41%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Digital Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (4.05%) Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) DBA
10 3 (4.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) Web Services
2 8 (10.81%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (8.11%) React
4 5 (6.76%) Spring
5 4 (5.41%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.41%) JSON
5 4 (5.41%) XML
6 2 (2.70%) YAML
7 1 (1.35%) .NET
7 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.35%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.35%) Java EE
7 1 (1.35%) jQuery
7 1 (1.35%) LDAP
7 1 (1.35%) Sass
7 1 (1.35%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) NHS
2 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Unix
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.19%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (36.49%) DevOps
4 15 (20.27%) TDD
4 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
5 14 (18.92%) Open Source
6 13 (17.57%) Migration
7 12 (16.22%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (12.16%) Coaching
8 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
8 9 (12.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 9 (12.16%) OO
9 8 (10.81%) Microservices
10 7 (9.46%) BDD
10 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (9.46%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.76%) API Testing
11 5 (6.76%) Build Automation
11 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (5.41%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) Python
2 34 (45.95%) Java
3 16 (21.62%) Shell Script
4 14 (18.92%) Ruby
5 13 (17.57%) Groovy
6 8 (10.81%) Java 8
7 4 (5.41%) C#
8 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.70%) C++
9 2 (2.70%) Go
9 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) R
10 1 (1.35%) SQL
10 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.22%) AWS Certification
4 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) GCP
2 5 (6.76%) PMO
3 4 (5.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (43.24%) Docker
2 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (50.00%) Ansible
2 24 (32.43%) Kubernetes
2 24 (32.43%) Puppet
3 9 (12.16%) Nagios
3 9 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.05%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (4.05%) Rancher
4 3 (4.05%) systemd
4 3 (4.05%) Terraform
5 2 (2.70%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.70%) FreeIPA
5 2 (2.70%) Grafana
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.70%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.35%) Icinga
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Google
3 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (1.35%) New Relic
5 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.35%) VMware