Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 13 48
Rank change year-on-year -4 +35 +40
Contract jobs citing AWS 138 224 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.10% 9.09% 3.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.36% 39.51% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 201 87
East Midlands median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £364 £350 £314
90th Percentile £616 £600 £590
England median daily rate £549 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.57% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.75 £41.61
% change year-on-year -14.11% -2.07% -2.09%

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 470 567 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.60% 23.02% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 408 294
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £198 £263 £243
90th Percentile £575 £550 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +144.90% -32.41%
10th Percentile £11.44 £15.60 £10.29
90th Percentile £33.38 £34.25 £33.40
England median hourly rate £21.34 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.94% -7.89% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in the East Midlands

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor 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 21 January 2020. 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 -4 76 £450 -5.26% 37
Northamptonshire -2 23 £513 +13.89% 9
Leicestershire -15 12 £450 +9.09% 27
Derbyshire +11 10 £475 +80.95% 6
Lincolnshire - 3 £400 - 2
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.96%) DevOps
3 49 (35.51%) Docker
4 47 (34.06%) Azure
5 37 (26.81%) Microservices
6 35 (25.36%) Java
6 35 (25.36%) Scrum
7 33 (23.91%) Python
8 32 (23.19%) Finance
9 28 (20.29%) TDD
9 28 (20.29%) Kubernetes
9 28 (20.29%) Terraform
10 27 (19.57%) Jenkins
10 27 (19.57%) Linux
11 25 (18.12%) C#
11 25 (18.12%) Git (software)
12 23 (16.67%) Web Services
13 21 (15.22%) .NET
14 20 (14.49%) Ansible
14 20 (14.49%) SQL
15 19 (13.77%) JIRA
16 18 (13.04%) MySQL
17 17 (12.32%) Software Engineering
17 17 (12.32%) GCP
18 16 (11.59%) Data Centre
18 16 (11.59%) Bash Shell
18 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
18 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
19 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
19 15 (10.87%) Windows

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 9 (6.52%) Confluence
2 5 (3.62%) IIS
3 3 (2.17%) Apache
3 3 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.72%) nginx
5 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.72%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Eikon
2 5 (3.62%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 47 (34.06%) Azure
2 17 (12.32%) GCP
3 13 (9.42%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (9.42%) Serverless
4 11 (7.97%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (4.35%) Amazon S3
6 5 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.62%) Apigee
6 5 (3.62%) GitHub
7 4 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.90%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (2.90%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (2.90%) AWS CodeCommit
7 4 (2.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (2.90%) PaaS
8 3 (2.17%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (2.17%) G Suite
8 3 (2.17%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.17%) Trello
8 3 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Internet
2 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.90%) Network Security
4 3 (2.17%) Firewall
4 3 (2.17%) SSL
4 3 (2.17%) WAN
5 2 (1.45%) BGP
5 2 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.45%) DNS
5 2 (1.45%) HSRP
5 2 (1.45%) IPsec
5 2 (1.45%) VLAN
5 2 (1.45%) VPN
5 2 (1.45%) VRRP
5 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.72%) DHCP
6 1 (0.72%) NAS
6 1 (0.72%) SAN
6 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.04%) MySQL
2 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 12 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.52%) Big Data
7 8 (5.80%) Amazon Aurora
7 8 (5.80%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (5.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.62%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.62%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.90%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.17%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.72%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 25 (18.12%) Git (software)
3 19 (13.77%) JIRA
4 13 (9.42%) Travis CI
5 6 (4.35%) Moq
6 5 (3.62%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.90%) Cypress.io
7 4 (2.90%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.90%) Selenium
7 4 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.90%) webpack
8 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.17%) GitLab
8 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.45%) Gradle
9 2 (1.45%) Spock
10 1 (0.72%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.72%) Mocha
10 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (23.19%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Retail
3 5 (3.62%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.17%) Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Law
5 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.19%) Developer
2 22 (15.94%) Architect
3 21 (15.22%) AWS Engineer
3 21 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (9.42%) AWS DevOps
5 11 (7.97%) .NET Developer
5 11 (7.97%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Java Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) AWS Architect
7 8 (5.80%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.07%) Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (4.35%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Senior Java Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.67%) Web Services
2 21 (15.22%) .NET
3 15 (10.87%) Node.js
4 10 (7.25%) Spring
5 9 (6.52%) React
6 8 (5.80%) AngularJS
6 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.80%) Spring Boot
7 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (5.07%) RESTful
8 6 (4.35%) .NET Core
8 6 (4.35%) REST
9 5 (3.62%) CSS
9 5 (3.62%) HTML
10 4 (2.90%) GraphQL
10 4 (2.90%) PySpark
10 4 (2.90%) Semantic HTML
11 3 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (2.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (6.52%) Cloud Native
4 5 (3.62%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.90%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.17%) Blog
6 3 (2.17%) Clustering
6 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.17%) User Experience
7 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.45%) Tandem
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.57%) Linux
2 15 (10.87%) Windows
3 10 (7.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.90%) CentOS
4 4 (2.90%) Unix
5 3 (2.17%) Android
5 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.45%) Debian
6 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.72%) HPUX
7 1 (0.72%) Solaris
7 1 (0.72%) VMS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.96%) DevOps
3 37 (26.81%) Microservices
4 35 (25.36%) Scrum
5 28 (20.29%) TDD
6 17 (12.32%) Software Engineering
7 15 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 14 (10.14%) Computer Science
9 13 (9.42%) Migration
10 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (7.97%) OO
12 10 (7.25%) Analytics
12 10 (7.25%) Configuration Management
12 10 (7.25%) Unit Testing
13 9 (6.52%) Data Modelling
14 8 (5.80%) BDD
14 8 (5.80%) Identity Access Management
14 8 (5.80%) MVC
14 8 (5.80%) Project Delivery
14 8 (5.80%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.36%) Java
2 33 (23.91%) Python
3 25 (18.12%) C#
4 20 (14.49%) SQL
5 16 (11.59%) Bash Shell
6 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
7 10 (7.25%) Java 8
8 9 (6.52%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.80%) Ruby
10 6 (4.35%) C++
10 6 (4.35%) Perl
11 4 (2.90%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.45%) Go
12 2 (1.45%) Groovy
12 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.72%) C
13 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.72%) PHP
13 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) Degree
1 8 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) ISEB
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.72%) CISSP
4 1 (0.72%) MCITP
4 1 (0.72%) MCSA
4 1 (0.72%) MCTS
4 1 (0.72%) OCP
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.45%) NCSC
2 2 (1.45%) NIST
3 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 49 (35.51%) Docker
2 11 (7.97%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.72%) Gluster
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (20.29%) Kubernetes
1 28 (20.29%) Terraform
2 20 (14.49%) Ansible
3 9 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.07%) Puppet
5 5 (3.62%) Salt
6 3 (2.17%) Packer
7 2 (1.45%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.45%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.45%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.45%) Nagios
7 2 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.45%) SCCM
8 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.72%) Sysdig
8 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.42%) Oracle
3 11 (7.97%) Google
4 6 (4.35%) Informatica
4 6 (4.35%) Splunk
5 5 (3.62%) CA
5 5 (3.62%) Citrix
5 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.62%) SAP
5 5 (3.62%) VMware
5 5 (3.62%) WSO2
6 2 (1.45%) Centrify
6 2 (1.45%) Cisco
6 2 (1.45%) hybris
6 2 (1.45%) Percona
6 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.72%) JDA
7 1 (0.72%) Sybase
7 1 (0.72%) Tableau