The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / East Midlands
Rank 69 85 94
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 30 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.03% 0.74% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.79% 16.67% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 4
Median daily rate £375 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 121 72 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 8.18% 4.46% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 55 24
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £10.75 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.41% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £10.40 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.00 £19.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the East Midlands

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in the East Midlands

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in the East Midlands

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +16 20 £375 -31.81% 4
Northamptonshire +3 7 £525 - 1
Leicestershire -6 3 £385 +10.00%
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 29 (46.03%) Web Services
2 23 (36.51%) Docker
3 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (33.33%) Java
3 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (31.75%) C#
4 20 (31.75%) Linux
5 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.57%) Python
6 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 16 (25.40%) .NET
8 15 (23.81%) HTML
8 15 (23.81%) DevOps
9 14 (22.22%) Microservices
9 14 (22.22%) MongoDB
9 14 (22.22%) REST
9 14 (22.22%) Scrum
10 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
10 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
11 12 (19.05%) CSS
12 11 (17.46%) Finance
12 11 (17.46%) PaaS
12 11 (17.46%) Puppet
13 10 (15.87%) Node.js
13 10 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (15.87%) Selenium
13 10 (15.87%) Windows
14 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
14 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (14.29%) Web Development

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.94%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.17%) Apache
4 2 (3.17%) nginx
4 2 (3.17%) WordPress
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (17.46%) PaaS
3 8 (12.70%) IaaS
4 6 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (7.94%) Amazon S3
6 4 (6.35%) Datadog
6 4 (6.35%) GitHub
6 4 (6.35%) Heroku
6 4 (6.35%) OpenShift
7 3 (4.76%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.59%) Route 53
9 1 (1.59%) SaaS
9 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (3.17%) Firewall
1 2 (3.17%) LAN
1 2 (3.17%) NGN
1 2 (3.17%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (3.17%) TACACS
1 2 (3.17%) VXLAN
1 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.59%) LDAP
2 1 (1.59%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (9.52%) Big Data
4 6 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (6.35%) Blockchain
6 3 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.76%) HDInsight
6 3 (4.76%) MySQL
6 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.76%) Power BI
7 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.59%) HBase
8 1 (1.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.87%) Selenium
4 5 (7.94%) JIRA
4 5 (7.94%) JMeter
5 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket
5 4 (6.35%) git-flow
5 4 (6.35%) NUnit
5 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.17%) Bower
7 2 (3.17%) CasperJS
7 2 (3.17%) Gradle
7 2 (3.17%) gulp
7 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.17%) MSTest
7 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.17%) Yeoman
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Architect
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (12.70%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.70%) HTML Developer
4 8 (12.70%) MongoDB Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Node.js Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Architect
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Systems Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) Web Services
2 16 (25.40%) .NET
3 15 (23.81%) HTML
4 14 (22.22%) REST
5 12 (19.05%) CSS
6 10 (15.87%) Node.js
7 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (11.11%) RESTful
8 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (9.52%) jQuery
8 6 (9.52%) JSON
9 5 (7.94%) Entity Framework
10 4 (6.35%) HTML5
11 2 (3.17%) Ajax
11 2 (3.17%) CSS3
11 2 (3.17%) Flask
11 2 (3.17%) Sass
11 2 (3.17%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 6 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.59%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.59%) SCORM
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) Android
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.35%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.59%) CentOS
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) SUSE
6 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) DevOps
3 14 (22.22%) Microservices
3 14 (22.22%) Scrum
4 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 9 (14.29%) Web Development
5 8 (12.70%) Front End Development
5 8 (12.70%) MVC
6 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.11%) TDD
7 6 (9.52%) Migration
7 6 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.94%) SDLC
8 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.35%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Integration Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Load Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) Java
2 20 (31.75%) C#
3 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
4 18 (28.57%) Python
5 6 (9.52%) C
5 6 (9.52%) C++
5 6 (9.52%) SQL
6 4 (6.35%) Groovy
6 4 (6.35%) PHP
6 4 (6.35%) Scala
7 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.59%) Go
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) CCNP
1 2 (3.17%) CCSA
1 2 (3.17%) CCSE
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.59%) CISM
2 1 (1.59%) CISSP
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (36.51%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) vCloud
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) Puppet
2 10 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.70%) Ansible
3 8 (12.70%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.35%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (6.35%) Graphite
4 4 (6.35%) Packer
5 3 (4.76%) Terraform
6 2 (3.17%) Nagios
7 1 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.59%) Mesos
7 1 (1.59%) Rancher
7 1 (1.59%) rkt
7 1 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) VMware
2 5 (7.94%) Splunk
3 4 (6.35%) Apigee
3 4 (6.35%) Cisco
3 4 (6.35%) Software AG
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 2 (3.17%) Computacenter
5 2 (3.17%) F5
5 2 (3.17%) Juniper
5 2 (3.17%) Nokia
5 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore