Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 24 23 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing AWS 100 55 137
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.70% 7.01% 8.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.33% 23.11% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 46 68
10th Percentile £405 £350 £364
25th Percentile £463 £398 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £464 £460
Median % change year-on-year +7.82% +0.82% +2.22%
75th Percentile £588 £508 £550
90th Percentile £647 £520 £636
England median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%

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 492 238 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.95% 30.32% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 154 274
10th Percentile £163 £135 £187
25th Percentile £325 £294 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £375 £411
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -8.81% -3.24%
75th Percentile £523 £476 £488
90th Percentile £600 £534 £575
England median daily rate £538 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 23
10th Percentile £12.05 £10.00 £11.33
25th Percentile £13.06 £10.41 £13.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% -14.29% -17.84%
75th Percentile £17.54 £17.75 -
90th Percentile £19.07 £53.05 £19.70
England median hourly rate £20.96 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.75% +10.00% +14.29%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the East Midlands

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for AWS in the East Midlands

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in the East Midlands

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 AWS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire +1 34 £493 +5.69% 12
Nottinghamshire -2 32 £550 +31.34% 33
Derbyshire - 19 £500 - 5
Leicestershire -22 11 £465 -0.53% 29
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing 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 AWS.

1 53 (53.00%) Azure
2 43 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (24.00%) Migration
5 23 (23.00%) DevOps
6 22 (22.00%) Serverless
7 20 (20.00%) Java
8 17 (17.00%) Linux
8 17 (17.00%) Scrum
8 17 (17.00%) Analytics
9 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.00%) TeamCity
10 15 (15.00%) Android
10 15 (15.00%) JIRA
10 15 (15.00%) UX Design
10 15 (15.00%) Mobile App
10 15 (15.00%) User Experience
10 15 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (15.00%) Data Centre
10 15 (15.00%) git-flow
11 14 (14.00%) Firebase
11 14 (14.00%) React Native
11 14 (14.00%) Android Studio
11 14 (14.00%) Redux
11 14 (14.00%) CI/CD
11 14 (14.00%) RESTful
11 14 (14.00%) QA
11 14 (14.00%) Objective-C
12 13 (13.00%) SQL
12 13 (13.00%) Node.js

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 5 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 5 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.00%) CICS
4 1 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.00%) JBoss
4 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 53 (53.00%) Azure
2 22 (22.00%) Serverless
3 15 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (14.00%) Firebase
5 13 (13.00%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (11.00%) Amazon S3
7 10 (10.00%) GCP
8 8 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (7.00%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (6.00%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (5.00%) Amazon Cognito
11 5 (5.00%) Power Platform
12 4 (4.00%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (4.00%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 4 (4.00%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (4.00%) Datadog
12 4 (4.00%) Fivetran
12 4 (4.00%) SaaS
12 4 (4.00%) Snowflake
12 4 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Firewall
1 3 (3.00%) MPLS
1 3 (3.00%) VPN
2 2 (2.00%) BGP
2 2 (2.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.00%) IPsec
2 2 (2.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.00%) OSPF
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.00%) GLBP
3 1 (1.00%) HSRP
3 1 (1.00%) MQTT
3 1 (1.00%) Multicast
3 1 (1.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.00%) Data Lake
5 5 (5.00%) Big Data
5 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.00%) Power BI
5 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.00%) MySQL
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.00%) Redis
6 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.00%) Spark SQL
7 3 (3.00%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) TeamCity
2 15 (15.00%) git-flow
2 15 (15.00%) JIRA
3 14 (14.00%) Android Studio
4 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.00%) JUnit
5 5 (5.00%) GitLab
5 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.00%) Selenium
6 4 (4.00%) JMeter
6 4 (4.00%) Mockito
6 4 (4.00%) Postman
7 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (1.00%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (1.00%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 12 (12.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Police
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) Developer
2 24 (24.00%) Architect
3 14 (14.00%) React Developer
4 9 (9.00%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) AWS Architect
9 3 (3.00%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.00%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Scala Developer
10 2 (2.00%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) React Native
1 14 (14.00%) Redux
1 14 (14.00%) RESTful
2 13 (13.00%) Node.js
3 6 (6.00%) Kafka
3 6 (6.00%) Spring
4 5 (5.00%) ARM Templates
4 5 (5.00%) Spring Boot
5 4 (4.00%) .NET
5 4 (4.00%) CSS
5 4 (4.00%) HTML
5 4 (4.00%) Lambda Expressions
5 4 (4.00%) Middleware
5 4 (4.00%) OpenAPI
5 4 (4.00%) React
5 4 (4.00%) REST
6 2 (2.00%) Akka
6 2 (2.00%) JSON
6 2 (2.00%) Play Framework
6 2 (2.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 15 (15.00%) Mobile App
1 15 (15.00%) User Experience
2 6 (6.00%) Cloud Native
3 5 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.00%) Replication
5 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.00%) Legacy Code
6 2 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.00%) Derivative
7 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.00%) IVR
7 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Linux
2 15 (15.00%) Android
3 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.00%) Windows
5 2 (2.00%) Unix
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.00%) Migration
3 23 (23.00%) DevOps
4 17 (17.00%) Analytics
4 17 (17.00%) Scrum
5 15 (15.00%) UX Design
6 14 (14.00%) CI/CD
7 11 (11.00%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.00%) ETL
9 7 (7.00%) Microservices
9 7 (7.00%) TDD
10 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.00%) Critical Thinking
11 5 (5.00%) Data Engineering
11 5 (5.00%) Data Governance
11 5 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (20.00%) Java
3 14 (14.00%) Objective-C
4 13 (13.00%) SQL
5 11 (11.00%) Python
6 9 (9.00%) TypeScript
7 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.00%) Bash
9 4 (4.00%) Groovy
9 4 (4.00%) Java 11
9 4 (4.00%) Java 8
9 4 (4.00%) Korn
9 4 (4.00%) Scala
10 2 (2.00%) C#
11 1 (1.00%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.00%) COBOL
11 1 (1.00%) JCL
11 1 (1.00%) Natural
11 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) PMP
2 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.00%) MCSE
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) Docker
2 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (5.00%) vSphere
4 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.00%) HDFS
6 1 (1.00%) NFS
6 1 (1.00%) pfSense
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) Terraform
2 9 (9.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.00%) Ansible
4 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.00%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.00%) Grafana
5 2 (2.00%) Oozie
5 2 (2.00%) SCOM
6 1 (1.00%) CloudForms
6 1 (1.00%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.00%) Kibana
6 1 (1.00%) Nagios
6 1 (1.00%) Puppet
6 1 (1.00%) SCCM
6 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle
3 7 (7.00%) VMware
4 4 (4.00%) Google
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco
5 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.00%) Splunk
6 2 (2.00%) HP
6 2 (2.00%) IBM
6 2 (2.00%) Juniper
6 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.00%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.00%) Aruba
7 1 (1.00%) Cognos
7 1 (1.00%) Databricks
7 1 (1.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.00%) Meraki
7 1 (1.00%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.00%) SAP
7 1 (1.00%) Veeam