Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +45
Contract jobs citing AWS 49 153 233
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.62% 8.37% 8.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.33% 30.30% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 85 211
Median daily rate £483 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £356 £364 £350
90th Percentile £520 £638 £588
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year - -15.66% +3.36%

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 210 505 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.38% 27.63% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 295 400
Median daily rate £368 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.53% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £171 £185 £256
90th Percentile £520 £575 £550
England median daily rate £490 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -2.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 4
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.23% -23.53% +38.96%
10th Percentile £12.44 £10.95 £10.73
90th Percentile £57.25 £29.13 £32.50
Median hourly rate £29.25 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +36.05% +22.86% -14.63%

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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 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
Leicestershire +30 24 £485 +2.11% 13
Northamptonshire +2 12 £480 -4.00% 7
Nottinghamshire -16 11 £375 -18.48% 39
Derbyshire +1 1 £440 -7.37% 9
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 30 (61.22%) DevOps
2 27 (55.10%) Azure
2 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) Java
4 19 (38.78%) SQL
5 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
5 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
6 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 14 (28.57%) Python
7 11 (22.45%) Data Modelling
7 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
8 10 (20.41%) Microservices
8 10 (20.41%) Finance
8 10 (20.41%) Public Sector
9 9 (18.37%) Banking
9 9 (18.37%) C#
9 9 (18.37%) JIRA
9 9 (18.37%) REST
10 8 (16.33%) Oracle
10 8 (16.33%) ETL
10 8 (16.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 8 (16.33%) Data Lake
11 7 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.29%) BDD
11 7 (14.29%) Android
11 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (12.24%) Machine Learning

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 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.08%) JBoss
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Fuse
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (55.10%) Azure
2 6 (12.24%) Amazon S3
2 6 (12.24%) GCP
3 5 (10.20%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.16%) Datadog
4 4 (8.16%) IaaS
5 3 (6.12%) SaaS
6 2 (4.08%) Power Platform
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.04%) AWS CodeCommit
7 1 (2.04%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (2.04%) AWS CodeStar
7 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.04%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.04%) Firebase
7 1 (2.04%) Office 365
7 1 (2.04%) Route 53
7 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) BGP
1 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) MPLS
1 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.04%) OSPF
1 1 (2.04%) VoIP
1 1 (2.04%) VPN
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
1 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Data Lake
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (12.24%) MySQL
4 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (6.12%) Big Data
6 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.08%) HBase
7 2 (4.08%) Impala
7 2 (4.08%) Power BI
7 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
1 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.37%) JIRA
3 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.12%) CA Release Automation
4 3 (6.12%) ClearCase
4 3 (6.12%) git-flow
4 3 (6.12%) Grunt
4 3 (6.12%) gulp
4 3 (6.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.08%) Android Studio
5 2 (4.08%) REST Assured
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) webpack
6 1 (2.04%) Maven
6 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
1 10 (20.41%) Public Sector
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Games
3 3 (6.12%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) AWS Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Data Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Site Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Environment Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) REST
2 6 (12.24%) CSS
2 6 (12.24%) HTML
2 6 (12.24%) HTML5
2 6 (12.24%) XML
3 5 (10.20%) GraphQL
4 4 (8.16%) .NET
4 4 (8.16%) React
4 4 (8.16%) Redux
4 4 (8.16%) Spring
4 4 (8.16%) Web Services
5 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.12%) CSS3
5 3 (6.12%) jQuery
5 3 (6.12%) OpenID
5 3 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (6.12%) RESTful
5 3 (6.12%) SOAP
5 3 (6.12%) Spring Boot
5 3 (6.12%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (10.20%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Android
2 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) VMS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) DevOps
2 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) Data Modelling
3 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
4 10 (20.41%) Microservices
5 8 (16.33%) ETL
5 8 (16.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 7 (14.29%) BDD
6 7 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (12.24%) Machine Learning
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) Service Management
7 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.20%) API Design
8 5 (10.20%) CQRS
8 5 (10.20%) Open Source
9 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure as Code
9 4 (8.16%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) Java
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.57%) Python
4 9 (18.37%) C#
5 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.16%) Go
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 2 (4.08%) Scala
8 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) AWS Certification
2 5 (10.20%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.04%) CCNP
3 1 (2.04%) CISA
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) CISM
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) HP APS
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.08%) NCSC
2 2 (4.08%) NIST
2 2 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.08%) WCAG
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (4.08%) HDFS
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (12.24%) Grafana
2 6 (12.24%) Kubernetes
2 6 (12.24%) Prometheus
2 6 (12.24%) Terraform
3 2 (4.08%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.04%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Google
3 5 (10.20%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) New Relic
5 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.08%) Ab Initio
6 2 (4.08%) AppDynamics
6 2 (4.08%) Cloudera
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) Teradata
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Twitter
7 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard