Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 12 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 +30 +47
Contract jobs citing AWS 130 211 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.38% 8.63% 4.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.15% 36.70% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 173 95
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -0.11% +20.13%
10th Percentile £352 £350 £320
90th Percentile £654 £585 £620
England median daily rate £540 £533 £525
% change year-on-year +1.41% +1.43% +5.00%
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 £35.00 £41.61
% change year-on-year - -15.89% -10.03%

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 446 575 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.74% 23.53% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 406 336
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £191 £300 £249
90th Percentile £578 £550 £591
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.05 £11.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.10% +14.30% -28.64%
10th Percentile £11.29 £11.55 £10.29
90th Percentile £20.70 £33.75 £31.50
England median hourly rate £22.74 £17.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year +27.74% -11.00% +5.26%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 -8 55 £450 -7.69% 39
Northamptonshire +7 30 £425 -2.86% 15
Derbyshire +16 18 £525 -8.70% 9
Leicestershire -4 15 £450 +9.09% 17
Lincolnshire +7 2 £338 -3.57% 11
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 55 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (40.00%) Azure
3 44 (33.85%) DevOps
4 40 (30.77%) Docker
5 33 (25.38%) Java
6 28 (21.54%) Finance
7 27 (20.77%) Kubernetes
7 27 (20.77%) Terraform
8 26 (20.00%) Scrum
8 26 (20.00%) Linux
8 26 (20.00%) Python
9 23 (17.69%) Windows
10 22 (16.92%) Microservices
11 21 (16.15%) Oracle
12 19 (14.62%) SQL
12 19 (14.62%) C#
13 17 (13.08%) TDD
14 16 (12.31%) Jenkins
14 16 (12.31%) GCP
14 16 (12.31%) Data Centre
15 15 (11.54%) Ansible
15 15 (11.54%) Git (software)
16 14 (10.77%) .NET
16 14 (10.77%) Migration
17 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
17 13 (10.00%) Web Services
17 13 (10.00%) Security Cleared
17 13 (10.00%) Bash Shell
18 12 (9.23%) Analytics

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 6 (4.62%) Confluence
2 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.54%) Apache
3 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.77%) ThingWorx
4 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (3.85%) Eikon
2 5 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.31%) NetSuite
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 52 (40.00%) Azure
2 16 (12.31%) GCP
3 11 (8.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (6.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (6.92%) Serverless
5 7 (5.38%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (5.38%) HP Helion
6 6 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (4.62%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (4.62%) Office 365
7 5 (3.85%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (3.08%) AWS CodeCommit
8 4 (3.08%) G Suite
9 3 (2.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.31%) Amazon Neptune
9 3 (2.31%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (2.31%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 3 (2.31%) AWS Fargate
9 3 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.08%) Firewall
2 4 (3.08%) Network Security
2 4 (3.08%) WAN
3 3 (2.31%) Internet
4 2 (1.54%) BGP
4 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.54%) DNS
4 2 (1.54%) HSRP
4 2 (1.54%) IPsec
4 2 (1.54%) SSL
4 2 (1.54%) VLAN
4 2 (1.54%) VPN
4 2 (1.54%) VRRP
4 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.77%) DHCP
5 1 (0.77%) NAS
5 1 (0.77%) SAN
5 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.23%) MySQL
3 10 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.31%) Big Data
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.77%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.77%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (12.31%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.46%) JIRA
4 5 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.85%) Selenium
5 4 (3.08%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.08%) GitLab
5 4 (3.08%) Maven
5 4 (3.08%) Subversion
6 3 (2.31%) JUnit
6 3 (2.31%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.54%) LoadUI
7 2 (1.54%) Moq
7 2 (1.54%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.77%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.77%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.77%) Gradle
8 1 (0.77%) Mocha
8 1 (0.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (21.54%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Law
5 3 (2.31%) Banking
5 3 (2.31%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.77%) Police
7 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (20.77%) Architect
2 21 (16.15%) Developer
3 19 (14.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (10.00%) Analyst
6 11 (8.46%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) Java Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.92%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.38%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) AWS Architect
11 6 (4.62%) DBA
11 6 (4.62%) Senior Java Engineer
12 5 (3.85%) Consultant
12 5 (3.85%) Data Architect
12 5 (3.85%) Java Developer
13 4 (3.08%) C# Developer
13 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (3.08%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.77%) .NET
2 13 (10.00%) Web Services
3 8 (6.15%) Spring
3 8 (6.15%) Spring Boot
4 7 (5.38%) RESTful
5 6 (4.62%) .NET Core
5 6 (4.62%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.62%) React
6 5 (3.85%) Node.js
7 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.31%) JSON
8 3 (2.31%) REST
8 3 (2.31%) SOAP
8 3 (2.31%) YAML
9 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.54%) CSS
9 2 (1.54%) CSS3
9 2 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.23%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.92%) Cloud Native
3 9 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.62%) User Experience
6 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.31%) Clustering
7 3 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.54%) Tandem
8 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.00%) Linux
2 23 (17.69%) Windows
3 8 (6.15%) Solaris
3 8 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.62%) Unix
5 4 (3.08%) VMS
5 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.31%) AIX
6 3 (2.31%) HPUX
7 2 (1.54%) Android
7 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.77%) CentOS
8 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.85%) DevOps
3 26 (20.00%) Scrum
4 22 (16.92%) Microservices
5 17 (13.08%) TDD
6 14 (10.77%) Migration
7 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (9.23%) Analytics
8 12 (9.23%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.23%) Test Automation
9 10 (7.69%) TOGAF
10 9 (6.92%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure as Code
10 9 (6.92%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.15%) Data Modelling
11 8 (6.15%) ITIL
11 8 (6.15%) OO
11 8 (6.15%) User Stories
12 7 (5.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.38%) Java
2 26 (20.00%) Python
3 19 (14.62%) C#
3 19 (14.62%) SQL
4 13 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (6.92%) Java 8
6 8 (6.15%) Ruby
7 7 (5.38%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.38%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.85%) C++
8 5 (3.85%) Perl
9 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.54%) PHP
11 1 (0.77%) C
11 1 (0.77%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.77%) R
11 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.08%) CISSP
4 4 (3.08%) ISEB
5 2 (1.54%) Degree
5 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) MCITP
6 1 (0.77%) MCTS
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.54%) NCSC
3 2 (1.54%) NIST
3 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (30.77%) Docker
2 11 (8.46%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (20.77%) Kubernetes
1 27 (20.77%) Terraform
2 15 (11.54%) Ansible
3 11 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.15%) Puppet
5 5 (3.85%) Salt
6 3 (2.31%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.54%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.54%) Nagios
7 2 (1.54%) SCCM
8 1 (0.77%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.77%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.77%) Istio
8 1 (0.77%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (16.15%) Oracle
2 12 (9.23%) Google
3 10 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.69%) SAP
4 9 (6.92%) Cisco
4 9 (6.92%) VMware
5 7 (5.38%) HP
5 7 (5.38%) IBM
5 7 (5.38%) Sparx
6 6 (4.62%) Citrix
6 6 (4.62%) Informatica
7 3 (2.31%) IFS
7 3 (2.31%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.31%) JDA
7 3 (2.31%) Sybase
8 2 (1.54%) hybris
8 2 (1.54%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.54%) Percona
8 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow