Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 February 2018 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 of England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 54 86
Rank change year-on-year +9 +32 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 223 155 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.82% 3.51% 2.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.47% 31.44% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 88 90
East of England median daily rate £519 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.14% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £363
90th Percentile £625 £704 £575
England median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £62.50
England median hourly rate £42.06 £46.25 £30.19
% change year-on-year -9.07% +53.20% -19.49%

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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 647 493 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.99% 11.15% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 277 249
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £140 £200 £262
90th Percentile £580 £628 £578
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £23.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +165.96% -26.56% +156.00%
10th Percentile £39.10 £11.06 £10.98
90th Percentile £116.13 £37.00 £46.53
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the East of England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in the East of England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in the East of England

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire +20 81 £480 -4.00% 64
Hertfordshire +4 72 £525 - 43
Bedfordshire +3 50 £500 -13.04% 21
Essex +12 23 £582 +15.72% 8
Norfolk -2 13 £550 -4.35% 11
Suffolk +12 10 £450 +56.52% 7
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 108 (48.43%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (37.22%) TDD
3 77 (34.53%) DevOps
4 76 (34.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 66 (29.60%) Docker
6 56 (25.11%) Microservices
7 54 (24.22%) Java
8 53 (23.77%) Web Services
9 52 (23.32%) Python
10 51 (22.87%) E-Commerce
11 50 (22.42%) Analytics
12 47 (21.08%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (21.08%) BDD
13 46 (20.63%) .NET
14 44 (19.73%) Node.js
15 43 (19.28%) Linux
16 41 (18.39%) MongoDB
16 41 (18.39%) Ansible
17 39 (17.49%) Jenkins
18 38 (17.04%) PaaS
19 37 (16.59%) NoSQL
19 37 (16.59%) Git (software)
20 36 (16.14%) C#
20 36 (16.14%) Scrum
21 35 (15.70%) Kafka
22 34 (15.25%) Google
23 33 (14.80%) Marketing
24 31 (13.90%) Unix
24 31 (13.90%) .NET Core
25 29 (13.00%) JavaScript

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (8.97%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.04%) Confluence
2 9 (4.04%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.69%) Apache
3 6 (2.69%) CMS
4 5 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.35%) IIS
7 2 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.90%) JBoss
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) Drupal
8 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) HipChat
2 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.69%) Magento
2 5 (2.24%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.45%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.45%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 76 (34.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (17.04%) PaaS
3 25 (11.21%) Google Analytics
4 21 (9.42%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (7.62%) Amazon S3
5 17 (7.62%) IaaS
6 14 (6.28%) GitHub
7 12 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (4.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (3.59%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (3.59%) Route 53
10 7 (3.14%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (3.14%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (3.14%) Serverless
10 7 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (2.69%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (2.24%) Google App Engine
13 4 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.79%) OpenShift
13 4 (1.79%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.38%) Internet
2 8 (3.59%) Firewall
3 5 (2.24%) DNS
4 3 (1.35%) HTTP
4 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.90%) LAN
5 2 (0.90%) SMS
5 2 (0.90%) SSL
5 2 (0.90%) VPN
5 2 (0.90%) WAN
5 2 (0.90%) Wireless
6 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.45%) NAS
6 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.45%) SAN
6 1 (0.45%) Skype
6 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.39%) MongoDB
2 37 (16.59%) NoSQL
3 25 (11.21%) Big Data
4 20 (8.97%) Relational Database
5 18 (8.07%) SQL Server
6 17 (7.62%) Hadoop
7 13 (5.83%) MySQL
8 12 (5.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.04%) Impala
11 8 (3.59%) DB2
12 7 (3.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (2.69%) Amazon QuickSight
13 6 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (2.69%) Apache Hive
13 6 (2.69%) HBase
13 6 (2.69%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 39 (17.49%) Jenkins
2 37 (16.59%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.62%) Subversion
4 10 (4.48%) JIRA
5 7 (3.14%) Ant
6 6 (2.69%) Bitbucket
6 6 (2.69%) Grunt
6 6 (2.69%) gulp
6 6 (2.69%) IntelliJ
6 6 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.24%) Maven
7 5 (2.24%) Selenium
8 4 (1.79%) Appium
8 4 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.79%) Mocha
8 4 (1.79%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.90%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.90%) Protractor
General
1 33 (14.80%) Marketing
2 28 (12.56%) Advertising
3 23 (10.31%) Retail
4 15 (6.73%) Finance
5 8 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.14%) Electronics
7 6 (2.69%) Banking
8 4 (1.79%) Automotive
8 4 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (30.04%) Architect
2 56 (25.11%) Developer
3 37 (16.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (15.70%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (10.76%) E-Commerce Architect
5 24 (10.76%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 19 (8.52%) AWS Engineer
6 19 (8.52%) Java Developer
7 18 (8.07%) AWS DevOps
8 15 (6.73%) Digital Architect
8 15 (6.73%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 13 (5.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.38%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.38%) AWS Architect
10 12 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (4.48%) AWS Developer
11 10 (4.48%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (4.04%) Data Scientist
13 8 (3.59%) Azure Architect
14 7 (3.14%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (23.77%) Web Services
2 46 (20.63%) .NET
3 44 (19.73%) Node.js
4 35 (15.70%) Kafka
5 31 (13.90%) .NET Core
6 14 (6.28%) JSON
6 14 (6.28%) Middleware
6 14 (6.28%) Spring
7 12 (5.38%) HTML
7 12 (5.38%) REST
8 11 (4.93%) CSS
8 11 (4.93%) HTML5
8 11 (4.93%) React
9 9 (4.04%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.14%) Apache Avro
10 7 (3.14%) J2EE
10 7 (3.14%) SOAP
10 7 (3.14%) XML
11 6 (2.69%) Play Framework
11 6 (2.69%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (6.73%) Public Cloud
3 13 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.93%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.14%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.69%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.24%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.35%) FMCG
11 2 (0.90%) Clustering
11 2 (0.90%) Life Science
11 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) Replication
11 2 (0.90%) User Experience
12 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.28%) Linux
2 31 (13.90%) Unix
3 13 (5.83%) Windows
4 9 (4.04%) Android
4 9 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.14%) Solaris
6 6 (2.69%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.24%) AIX
8 2 (0.90%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.45%) CentOS
9 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (48.43%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (37.22%) TDD
3 77 (34.53%) DevOps
4 56 (25.11%) Microservices
5 51 (22.87%) E-Commerce
6 50 (22.42%) Analytics
7 47 (21.08%) BDD
7 47 (21.08%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (16.14%) Scrum
9 28 (12.56%) OO
10 26 (11.66%) Cybersecurity
11 24 (10.76%) SOA
12 23 (10.31%) Kanban
13 22 (9.87%) Configuration Management
14 21 (9.42%) Migration
14 21 (9.42%) Test Automation
15 17 (7.62%) MVC
16 15 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (6.73%) Data Science
17 13 (5.83%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.22%) Java
2 52 (23.32%) Python
3 36 (16.14%) C#
4 29 (13.00%) JavaScript
5 28 (12.56%) Ruby
6 25 (11.21%) SQL
7 16 (7.17%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.83%) Bash Shell
8 13 (5.83%) Perl
9 10 (4.48%) R
10 9 (4.04%) PHP
10 9 (4.04%) VBScript
11 8 (3.59%) Groovy
12 5 (2.24%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.79%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.79%) ES6
13 4 (1.79%) VB
14 3 (1.35%) Scala
15 2 (0.90%) Go
16 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.93%) Degree
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.48%) AWS Certification
3 5 (2.24%) CISM
4 4 (1.79%) CISSP
4 4 (1.79%) PhD
4 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.35%) CCNA
5 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.35%) MCSE
6 2 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.90%) CCSP
6 2 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.90%) HND
6 2 (0.90%) ISSAP
6 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.28%) QA
2 5 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.35%) COBIT
3 3 (1.35%) GCP
3 3 (1.35%) GDPR
3 3 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) PMO
5 1 (0.45%) WAI
5 1 (0.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 66 (29.60%) Docker
2 20 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.04%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.24%) Apache Flume
4 5 (2.24%) vCloud
4 5 (2.24%) vSphere
5 4 (1.79%) HDFS
6 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.90%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.45%) NFS
7 1 (0.45%) XenApp
7 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (18.39%) Ansible
2 27 (12.11%) Puppet
3 25 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (10.76%) Terraform
5 21 (9.42%) Kubernetes
6 9 (4.04%) Mesos
7 8 (3.59%) Oozie
8 4 (1.79%) Packer
9 2 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.90%) Marathon
9 2 (0.90%) Rancher
10 1 (0.45%) Graphite
10 1 (0.45%) logstash
10 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.45%) Nagios
10 1 (0.45%) SCOM
10 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 34 (15.25%) Google
2 25 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.42%) VMware
4 14 (6.28%) Oracle
5 12 (5.38%) SAP
6 11 (4.93%) IBM
7 8 (3.59%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.14%) hybris
8 7 (3.14%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.69%) Intershop
9 6 (2.69%) New Relic
9 6 (2.69%) Tableau
10 5 (2.24%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.35%) Cisco
11 3 (1.35%) Citrix
11 3 (1.35%) F5
11 3 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.90%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.90%) NetApp
12 2 (0.90%) VocaLink