Period
to 23 January 2019

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 6 months to 23 January 2019 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 46 86
Rank change year-on-year +33 +40 +41
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 222 118 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.00% 3.93% 1.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.26% 27.70% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 90 21
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £350 £315 £356
90th Percentile £600 £594 £560
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.06 £42.50
% change year-on-year -16.78% -1.05% +40.78%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 538 426 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.80% 14.18% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 283 144
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £257 £236 £300
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £12.25 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +144.90% -32.41% +45.00%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.00 £33.40 £104.06
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.04% -1.97% -12.20%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire +23 112 £488 +5.41% 39
Northamptonshire +22 64 £450 -5.26% 13
Leicestershire +16 32 £413 +17.86% 19
Derbyshire +11 3 £263 -50.00% 8
Rutland 0 2 £388 +10.71%
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 115 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (44.14%) DevOps
3 76 (34.23%) Docker
4 71 (31.98%) Git (software)
5 64 (28.83%) Ansible
6 60 (27.03%) Web Services
6 60 (27.03%) Linux
7 57 (25.68%) Python
8 56 (25.23%) Opscode Chef
9 50 (22.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 50 (22.52%) Jenkins
10 47 (21.17%) SQL
11 42 (18.92%) Windows
11 42 (18.92%) Microservices
12 41 (18.47%) Java
12 41 (18.47%) TDD
13 37 (16.67%) MySQL
14 34 (15.32%) Scrum
15 31 (13.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 31 (13.96%) Amazon EC2
16 30 (13.51%) Amazon S3
17 29 (13.06%) Test Automation
18 28 (12.61%) NoSQL
18 28 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (12.16%) PHP
20 26 (11.71%) Analytics
21 25 (11.26%) Open Source
21 25 (11.26%) Relational Database
21 25 (11.26%) Amazon Glacier
21 25 (11.26%) Red Hat

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 13 (5.86%) nginx
2 10 (4.50%) Confluence
3 7 (3.15%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.70%) JBoss
5 5 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (22.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (13.96%) Amazon EC2
2 31 (13.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 30 (13.51%) Amazon S3
4 25 (11.26%) Amazon Glacier
5 19 (8.56%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (7.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (6.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (5.41%) Route 53
9 11 (4.95%) Office 365
10 8 (3.60%) OpenShift
10 8 (3.60%) PaaS
11 7 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (3.15%) Serverless
12 6 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (2.25%) GitHub
13 5 (2.25%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.90%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.50%) Firewall
2 6 (2.70%) iSCSI
2 6 (2.70%) Network Security
3 5 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.35%) Internet
4 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.35%) VPN
5 2 (0.90%) MPLS
5 2 (0.90%) SAN
6 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.45%) LAN
6 1 (0.45%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) VoIP
6 1 (0.45%) WAN
6 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.67%) MySQL
2 28 (12.61%) NoSQL
3 25 (11.26%) Relational Database
4 22 (9.91%) Amazon Aurora
5 19 (8.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 16 (7.21%) SQL Server
7 11 (4.95%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.25%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.35%) Big Data
12 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.35%) Redis
13 2 (0.90%) Aerospike
13 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.90%) NuoDB
13 2 (0.90%) OLTP
13 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 71 (31.98%) Git (software)
2 50 (22.52%) Jenkins
3 23 (10.36%) JIRA
4 20 (9.01%) Subversion
5 11 (4.95%) Maven
6 10 (4.50%) TeamCity
7 9 (4.05%) Travis CI
8 8 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.15%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.15%) Selenium
10 6 (2.70%) Gradle
10 6 (2.70%) gulp
10 6 (2.70%) JUnit
11 5 (2.25%) GitLab
11 5 (2.25%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.25%) Spock
12 4 (1.80%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.80%) Bower
12 4 (1.80%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.80%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (6.31%) Finance
2 12 (5.41%) Retail
3 9 (4.05%) Marketing
4 8 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.25%) Publishing
6 4 (1.80%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.80%) Banking
6 4 (1.80%) Legal
7 3 (1.35%) Electronics
7 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (26.58%) Developer
2 42 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (18.47%) AWS Engineer
4 26 (11.71%) Architect
4 26 (11.71%) AWS DevOps
4 26 (11.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 21 (9.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 18 (8.11%) Administrator
6 18 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (6.31%) Java Developer
9 11 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.50%) PHP Developer
11 9 (4.05%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.60%) AWS Administrator
12 8 (3.60%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (3.60%) Data Engineer
12 8 (3.60%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (3.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (27.03%) Web Services
2 23 (10.36%) Elastic Stack
3 19 (8.56%) CSS
3 19 (8.56%) RESTful
4 18 (8.11%) Node.js
5 16 (7.21%) .NET
5 16 (7.21%) HTML
6 14 (6.31%) HTML5
6 14 (6.31%) Spring
7 13 (5.86%) LEMP Stack
7 13 (5.86%) Memcached
7 13 (5.86%) PHP-FPM
7 13 (5.86%) Spring Boot
8 12 (5.41%) ASP.NET
8 12 (5.41%) React
9 11 (4.95%) JSON
9 11 (4.95%) LAMP
9 11 (4.95%) XML
10 9 (4.05%) CSS3
10 9 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.15%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.70%) Credit Risk
4 6 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.25%) PKI
5 5 (2.25%) User Experience
6 4 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.35%) Clustering
7 3 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Blog
8 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.03%) Linux
2 42 (18.92%) Windows
3 17 (7.66%) CentOS
4 16 (7.21%) Unix
5 14 (6.31%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.25%) Android
6 5 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.25%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.45%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (44.14%) DevOps
3 42 (18.92%) Microservices
4 41 (18.47%) TDD
5 34 (15.32%) Scrum
6 29 (13.06%) Test Automation
7 26 (11.71%) Analytics
8 25 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (11.26%) Open Source
9 22 (9.91%) SDLC
10 21 (9.46%) ETL
10 21 (9.46%) Migration
11 19 (8.56%) Data Analytics
12 16 (7.21%) Business Continuity
13 15 (6.76%) Configuration Management
14 14 (6.31%) Collaborative Working
14 14 (6.31%) Unit Testing
15 13 (5.86%) Auto-Scaling
15 13 (5.86%) Task Automation
15 13 (5.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.68%) Python
2 47 (21.17%) SQL
3 41 (18.47%) Java
4 27 (12.16%) PHP
5 18 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.76%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.05%) C#
7 9 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.70%) Groovy
8 6 (2.70%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.25%) Apple Swift
9 5 (2.25%) Perl
9 5 (2.25%) Scala
10 4 (1.80%) ES7
10 4 (1.80%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.90%) Go
11 2 (0.90%) Java 8
11 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (4.05%) Degree
1 9 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.80%) CEH
3 4 (1.80%) CISM
3 4 (1.80%) CISSP
4 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.90%) CCNA
5 2 (0.90%) CCNP
5 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.25%) GDPR
2 2 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 76 (34.23%) Docker
2 18 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.60%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.80%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.90%) XenApp
8 1 (0.45%) NFS
8 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 64 (28.83%) Ansible
2 56 (25.23%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (10.36%) Kubernetes
4 20 (9.01%) Puppet
4 20 (9.01%) Terraform
5 13 (5.86%) HAProxy
6 12 (5.41%) Icinga
6 12 (5.41%) Nagios
7 11 (4.95%) Consul
8 6 (2.70%) NetBackup
9 5 (2.25%) Kibana
10 3 (1.35%) SCCM
11 2 (0.90%) logstash
11 2 (0.90%) OpenView
11 2 (0.90%) SCOM
11 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.45%) Salt
12 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (11.26%) Red Hat
2 21 (9.46%) VMware
3 20 (9.01%) Oracle
4 19 (8.56%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.56%) Splunk
5 11 (4.95%) Google
6 10 (4.50%) Cisco
7 8 (3.60%) Citrix
8 7 (3.15%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.15%) Veritas
9 6 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
9 6 (2.70%) SAP
10 5 (2.25%) AppDynamics
10 5 (2.25%) IBM
11 2 (0.90%) HP
11 2 (0.90%) NetApp
11 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.45%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (0.45%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.45%) Tableau