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 24 June 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.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 47 88
Rank change year-on-year 0 +41  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 61 52 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.05% 3.39% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.13% 50.98% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 11
Median daily rate £423 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.18% -4.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 152 102 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 10.10% 6.64% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 75 45
Median daily rate £423 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.18% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £340 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.36 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -1 34 £400 -33.33% 13
Northamptonshire +7 16 £500 +11.11% 3
Leicestershire - 5 £135 - 5
Derbyshire -17 3 £423 +25.18% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 40 (43.48%) Web Services
2 35 (38.04%) Java
2 35 (38.04%) DevOps
3 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (34.78%) Microservices
5 31 (33.70%) Docker
6 29 (31.52%) Linux
7 28 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 27 (29.35%) Jenkins
9 26 (28.26%) Python
10 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
10 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (21.74%) HTML
12 17 (18.48%) .NET
12 17 (18.48%) Windows
12 17 (18.48%) Ansible
13 16 (17.39%) CSS
13 16 (17.39%) Migration
13 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
14 15 (16.30%) Puppet
14 15 (16.30%) Front End Development
15 14 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (15.22%) C#
16 13 (14.13%) Configuration Management
16 13 (14.13%) Scrum
16 13 (14.13%) Open Source
17 12 (13.04%) Finance
17 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
17 12 (13.04%) Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring 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 4 (4.35%) Confluence
1 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.26%) Apache
2 3 (3.26%) IIS
2 3 (3.26%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) nginx
4 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (10.87%) SaaS
3 9 (9.78%) IaaS
3 9 (9.78%) PaaS
4 6 (6.52%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.17%) G Suite
6 2 (2.17%) Office 365
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.09%) Datadog
7 1 (1.09%) GitHub
7 1 (1.09%) Heroku
7 1 (1.09%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) SAN
3 3 (3.26%) HTTP
3 3 (3.26%) SSL
3 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.17%) DNS
4 2 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.09%) LAN
5 1 (1.09%) NAS
5 1 (1.09%) NGN
5 1 (1.09%) SMTP
5 1 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.09%) TACACS
5 1 (1.09%) VXLAN
5 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) MySQL
3 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.26%) Big Data
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.09%) HBase
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 27 (29.35%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.87%) JIRA
4 7 (7.61%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.61%) Selenium
5 6 (6.52%) Subversion
5 6 (6.52%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.43%) Vagrant
6 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.26%) Artifactory
8 3 (3.26%) GitLab
8 3 (3.26%) Gradle
8 3 (3.26%) MSTest
9 2 (2.17%) Burp Suite
9 2 (2.17%) CasperJS
9 2 (2.17%) gulp
9 2 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.17%) webpack
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Developer
2 22 (23.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (14.13%) HTML Developer
5 12 (13.04%) HTML CSS Developer
5 12 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (11.96%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (11.96%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (10.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Architect
9 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Designer
10 3 (3.26%) IT Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (3.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.48%) Web Services
2 20 (21.74%) HTML
3 17 (18.48%) .NET
4 16 (17.39%) CSS
5 10 (10.87%) RESTful
6 6 (6.52%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.52%) JSON
6 6 (6.52%) REST
7 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (5.43%) HTML5
8 4 (4.35%) Node.js
9 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.26%) boto
9 3 (3.26%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.26%) WCF
10 2 (2.17%) .NET Core
10 2 (2.17%) Browserify
10 2 (2.17%) Handlebars
10 2 (2.17%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
1 7 (7.61%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Linux
2 17 (18.48%) Windows
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.43%) Unix
5 4 (4.35%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.17%) Android
6 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.09%) CentOS
7 1 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) DevOps
2 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (34.78%) Microservices
4 20 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (17.39%) Migration
5 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 15 (16.30%) Front End Development
7 13 (14.13%) Configuration Management
7 13 (14.13%) Open Source
7 13 (14.13%) Scrum
8 9 (9.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.61%) MVC
10 6 (6.52%) SDLC
10 6 (6.52%) User Stories
11 5 (5.43%) API Design
11 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (5.43%) Security Operations
11 5 (5.43%) SOA
11 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.04%) Java
2 26 (28.26%) Python
3 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.22%) C#
5 6 (6.52%) C++
5 6 (6.52%) PHP
5 6 (6.52%) SQL
6 4 (4.35%) Ruby
7 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.26%) C
7 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.17%) F#
8 2 (2.17%) Groovy
8 2 (2.17%) Scala
8 2 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.09%) Go
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.09%) CCNA
4 1 (1.09%) CCNP
4 1 (1.09%) CCSA
4 1 (1.09%) CCSE
4 1 (1.09%) MCITP
4 1 (1.09%) MCSE
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 31 (33.70%) Docker
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.09%) HDFS
5 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) vCloud
5 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) Ansible
2 15 (16.30%) Puppet
3 14 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.70%) Kubernetes
4 8 (8.70%) Terraform
5 2 (2.17%) Salt
6 1 (1.09%) collectd
6 1 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.09%) Graphite
6 1 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.09%) Kibana
6 1 (1.09%) logstash
6 1 (1.09%) Mesos
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Nagios
6 1 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.09%) Packer
6 1 (1.09%) SCCM
6 1 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) VMware
3 6 (6.52%) Google
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco
4 4 (4.35%) SAP
5 3 (3.26%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.26%) hybris
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle
5 3 (3.26%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.17%) Black Duck
6 2 (2.17%) Citrix
6 2 (2.17%) Qualys
6 2 (2.17%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (2.17%) Veracode
7 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.09%) Juniper
7 1 (1.09%) Nokia
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) Software AG
7 1 (1.09%) StorageTek
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