Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 42 56
Rank change year-on-year +28 +14 +21
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 385 249 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.74% 4.87% 3.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.45% 36.14% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 141 90
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £356 £339 £363
90th Percentile £600 £625 £639
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.13 £40.15 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.42% +14.72% +1.17%

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 976 689 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.62% 13.48% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 409 260
East of England median daily rate £435 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.76% -0.30%
10th Percentile £178 £140 £205
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 18
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.00% +290.63% -46.67%
10th Percentile £13.71 £37.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £34.13 £63.75 £32.82
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

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 12 December 2018.

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

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 12 December 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
Essex +48 169 £550 +0.05% 12
Cambridgeshire +20 82 £500 - 49
Bedfordshire +5 58 £475 - 11
Hertfordshire -12 53 £475 -9.52% 46
Suffolk +4 19 £394 +31.25% 4
Norfolk -9 4 £610 +10.91% 3
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 181 (47.01%) DevOps
2 159 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (41.04%) Linux
4 150 (38.96%) Java
5 138 (35.84%) Ansible
6 120 (31.17%) Jenkins
7 108 (28.05%) Web Services
8 106 (27.53%) Docker
9 97 (25.19%) Microsoft Azure
10 81 (21.04%) Configuration Management
11 78 (20.26%) Continuous Integration
12 76 (19.74%) Scrum
12 76 (19.74%) Terraform
13 75 (19.48%) MySQL
14 67 (17.40%) Finance
14 67 (17.40%) Git (software)
15 66 (17.14%) Python
15 66 (17.14%) Microservices
16 62 (16.10%) Puppet
17 60 (15.58%) JIRA
18 59 (15.32%) Windows
18 59 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
19 58 (15.06%) Microsoft
20 57 (14.81%) TDD
21 52 (13.51%) SQL
22 51 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
23 50 (12.99%) Oracle
23 50 (12.99%) Unix
23 50 (12.99%) DNS
24 48 (12.47%) Telecoms

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 43 (11.17%) Confluence
2 40 (10.39%) Apache
3 29 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (6.75%) nginx
5 21 (5.45%) Tomcat
6 20 (5.19%) OpenStack
7 18 (4.68%) WebSphere
8 16 (4.16%) Apache Spark
9 14 (3.64%) MS Exchange
10 12 (3.12%) IIS
11 11 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (2.86%) Jetty
11 11 (2.86%) Mongrel
12 8 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.82%) WebLogic
14 6 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (1.56%) JBoss
15 5 (1.30%) WildFly
16 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) HipChat
1 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.26%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 97 (25.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (8.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 29 (7.53%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (6.75%) Amazon EMR
5 23 (5.97%) Office 365
6 18 (4.68%) Amazon S3
7 12 (3.12%) Amazon Kinesis
7 12 (3.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (2.86%) Google App Engine
8 11 (2.86%) IaaS
8 11 (2.86%) SaaS
8 11 (2.86%) Serverless
9 9 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (2.34%) GitHub
10 8 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (2.08%) PaaS
10 8 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (1.82%) iTunes
12 5 (1.30%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.99%) DNS
2 35 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 31 (8.05%) HTTP
4 30 (7.79%) Firewall
5 19 (4.94%) SSL
5 19 (4.94%) VPN
6 18 (4.68%) Software-Defined Networking
7 15 (3.90%) DHCP
8 13 (3.38%) IPsec
9 12 (3.12%) FTP
10 10 (2.60%) SAN
11 9 (2.34%) Broadband
11 9 (2.34%) Unicast
12 8 (2.08%) SSH
13 7 (1.82%) LAN
14 6 (1.56%) NAS
14 6 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.56%) WAN
15 4 (1.04%) BIG-IP
16 3 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (19.48%) MySQL
2 48 (12.47%) Hadoop
3 32 (8.31%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (7.27%) Big Data
4 28 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 26 (6.75%) Amazon Redshift
5 26 (6.75%) MongoDB
6 18 (4.68%) Apache Hive
7 17 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (4.16%) Amazon Aurora
8 16 (4.16%) Relational Database
9 14 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (3.64%) NoSQL
10 12 (3.12%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.12%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.86%) Ingres
12 10 (2.60%) Amazon Athena
13 8 (2.08%) Sybase ASE
14 5 (1.30%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 120 (31.17%) Jenkins
2 67 (17.40%) Git (software)
3 60 (15.58%) JIRA
4 17 (4.42%) Maven
4 17 (4.42%) Vagrant
5 15 (3.90%) JUnit
6 14 (3.64%) GitLab
6 14 (3.64%) Robot Framework
7 13 (3.38%) Artifactory
7 13 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (3.12%) Subversion
9 11 (2.86%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.60%) SoapUI
10 10 (2.60%) Travis CI
11 9 (2.34%) Selenium
12 8 (2.08%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.82%) Checkstyle
13 7 (1.82%) JMeter
14 6 (1.56%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.56%) CA Gen
General
1 67 (17.40%) Finance
2 48 (12.47%) Telecoms
3 42 (10.91%) Marketing
4 38 (9.87%) Manufacturing
5 37 (9.61%) Electronics
6 21 (5.45%) Retail
7 9 (2.34%) Publishing
8 6 (1.56%) Legal
9 5 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 97 (25.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 92 (23.90%) Developer
3 54 (14.03%) Architect
4 52 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 32 (8.31%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (6.23%) Senior DevOps
6 24 (6.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 20 (5.19%) AWS DevOps
8 18 (4.68%) AWS Architect
9 17 (4.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 16 (4.16%) Data Engineer
10 16 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 14 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 14 (3.64%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.38%) Consultant
14 12 (3.12%) Administrator
14 12 (3.12%) Azure Engineer
14 12 (3.12%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (28.05%) Web Services
2 48 (12.47%) Spring
3 47 (12.21%) .NET
4 38 (9.87%) J2EE
5 33 (8.57%) Middleware
5 33 (8.57%) REST
6 30 (7.79%) Spring Boot
7 27 (7.01%) SOAP
8 19 (4.94%) LAMP
9 16 (4.16%) HTML
10 13 (3.38%) Elastic Stack
10 13 (3.38%) LEMP Stack
11 12 (3.12%) AngularJS
11 12 (3.12%) CSS
11 12 (3.12%) JSON
11 12 (3.12%) LAPP Stack
11 12 (3.12%) Servlets
12 11 (2.86%) JMS
12 11 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (4.16%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.90%) Public Cloud
4 14 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.12%) PKI
6 10 (2.60%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.34%) Replication
7 9 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.08%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.82%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.56%) Clustering
10 6 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
11 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 158 (41.04%) Linux
2 59 (15.32%) Windows
3 50 (12.99%) Unix
4 38 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (7.27%) CentOS
6 20 (5.19%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.34%) Solaris
8 8 (2.08%) Android
9 7 (1.82%) AIX
10 6 (1.56%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.04%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.26%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.26%) HPUX
14 1 (0.26%) VMS
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (47.01%) DevOps
2 159 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (21.04%) Configuration Management
4 78 (20.26%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (19.74%) Scrum
6 66 (17.14%) Microservices
7 59 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (14.81%) TDD
9 45 (11.69%) Deployment Automation
10 38 (9.87%) Open Source
11 37 (9.61%) Continuous Deployment
11 37 (9.61%) Digital Marketing
11 37 (9.61%) Programme Management
12 36 (9.35%) Analytics
13 35 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 35 (9.09%) Test Automation
14 34 (8.83%) SOA
15 29 (7.53%) Kanban
15 29 (7.53%) Migration
15 29 (7.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 150 (38.96%) Java
2 66 (17.14%) Python
3 52 (13.51%) SQL
4 45 (11.69%) Perl
5 39 (10.13%) Ruby
6 34 (8.83%) JavaScript
7 32 (8.31%) Bash Shell
8 28 (7.27%) Shell Script
9 24 (6.23%) C#
10 22 (5.71%) PowerShell
11 19 (4.94%) Java 8
12 15 (3.90%) Go
12 15 (3.90%) PL/SQL
13 12 (3.12%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.60%) PHP
15 7 (1.82%) Groovy
16 6 (1.56%) C++
16 6 (1.56%) Scala
17 4 (1.04%) C
18 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.38%) Degree
4 10 (2.60%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.04%) CISSP
5 4 (1.04%) DBS Check
5 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.52%) CCNA
7 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.52%) IRCA
7 2 (0.52%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.52%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.52%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.26%) MCSA
8 1 (0.26%) MCSE
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.16%) QA
2 7 (1.82%) SLA
3 6 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (1.56%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.04%) GDPR
5 2 (0.52%) COBIT
5 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 106 (27.53%) Docker
2 27 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.45%) Active Directory
4 14 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.86%) Xen
7 10 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.08%) vSphere
9 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.78%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.52%) HDFS
11 2 (0.52%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.26%) KVM
12 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 138 (35.84%) Ansible
2 76 (19.74%) Terraform
3 62 (16.10%) Puppet
4 51 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (11.17%) Kubernetes
6 19 (4.94%) Salt
7 16 (4.16%) Nagios
8 12 (3.12%) Kibana
8 12 (3.12%) ZABBIX
9 11 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (2.34%) SCCM
11 8 (2.08%) logstash
11 8 (2.08%) Opsview
12 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (1.30%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.78%) Grafana
14 3 (0.78%) Pingdom
14 3 (0.78%) Rancher
15 2 (0.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 58 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.99%) Oracle
3 47 (12.21%) SAP
4 43 (11.17%) Red Hat
5 41 (10.65%) VMware
6 27 (7.01%) Google
7 14 (3.64%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.12%) IBM
8 12 (3.12%) NetApp
9 11 (2.86%) Cloudera
10 10 (2.60%) Talend
11 9 (2.34%) New Relic
12 8 (2.08%) Apple
12 8 (2.08%) Clearswift
12 8 (2.08%) Informatica
12 8 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (2.08%) Proofpoint
12 8 (2.08%) Sybase
13 7 (1.82%) Cisco
13 7 (1.82%) webMethods