Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 66 74
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8 +24
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 245 147 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.75% 3.01% 2.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.51% 31.01% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 87 136
East of England median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £330 £358 £357
90th Percentile £625 £634 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.31 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +15.16% -10.26% -8.24%

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 690 474 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.37% 9.72% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 269 296
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £138 £211 £262
90th Percentile £588 £589 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 25
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £16.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +290.63% -49.21% +103.23%
10th Percentile £37.00 £11.15 £13.20
90th Percentile £63.75 £33.27 £45.30
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +7 62 £525 - 39
Cambridgeshire +1 59 £493 +15.88% 35
Bedfordshire +5 57 £475 +15.15% 1
Essex +9 36 £558 +59.29% 5
Norfolk +4 26 £550 +7.84% 2
Suffolk +21 12 £300 -24.29% 2
East Anglia - 3 £325 -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 127 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (40.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (31.84%) DevOps
4 77 (31.43%) TDD
5 60 (24.49%) Linux
6 59 (24.08%) Web Services
7 58 (23.67%) Java
7 58 (23.67%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (23.27%) Docker
9 54 (22.04%) Python
10 51 (20.82%) Ansible
11 48 (19.59%) Scrum
12 43 (17.55%) Jenkins
13 40 (16.33%) Git (software)
13 40 (16.33%) SOA
14 38 (15.51%) .NET
14 38 (15.51%) Unix
15 37 (15.10%) Test Automation
15 37 (15.10%) Microservices
16 35 (14.29%) Kanban
17 34 (13.88%) Analytics
17 34 (13.88%) Microsoft
17 34 (13.88%) Migration
17 34 (13.88%) Software Engineering
18 32 (13.06%) JavaScript
19 31 (12.65%) SQL
20 30 (12.24%) Configuration Management
21 28 (11.43%) Hadoop
21 28 (11.43%) Puppet
21 28 (11.43%) C#

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 26 (10.61%) Apache Spark
2 21 (8.57%) Confluence
3 15 (6.12%) OpenStack
4 9 (3.67%) Apache
4 9 (3.67%) CMS
5 6 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.04%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.63%) IIS
8 3 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.22%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.82%) Drupal
9 2 (0.82%) JBoss
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.82%) WordPress
10 1 (0.41%) Jetty
10 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.41%) nginx
10 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.45%) HipChat
2 2 (0.82%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.04%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.22%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.82%) Magento
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.41%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 99 (40.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (11.02%) PaaS
3 22 (8.98%) IaaS
4 20 (8.16%) Amazon S3
4 20 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (7.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (4.90%) Google Analytics
8 10 (4.08%) GitHub
9 9 (3.67%) Route 53
10 8 (3.27%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (3.27%) Sauce Labs
10 8 (3.27%) Serverless
11 7 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (2.45%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (2.45%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (2.45%) Google App Engine
13 5 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.94%) Internet
1 17 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.12%) HTTP
3 14 (5.71%) SSL
4 8 (3.27%) DNS
5 6 (2.45%) Firewall
6 3 (1.22%) DHCP
6 3 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.22%) Network Security
6 3 (1.22%) SAN
7 2 (0.82%) SMS
8 1 (0.41%) FTP
8 1 (0.41%) IPsec
8 1 (0.41%) LAN
8 1 (0.41%) Skype
8 1 (0.41%) WAN
8 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 27 (11.02%) Big Data
3 24 (9.80%) Relational Database
4 23 (9.39%) MongoDB
4 23 (9.39%) SQL Server
5 22 (8.98%) MySQL
6 18 (7.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 16 (6.53%) NoSQL
8 14 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (4.08%) Redis
10 9 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (3.27%) DB2
11 8 (3.27%) Impala
11 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.86%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.86%) Sqoop
13 6 (2.45%) Amazon QuickSight
13 6 (2.45%) HBase
13 6 (2.45%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 43 (17.55%) Jenkins
2 40 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 25 (10.20%) JIRA
4 23 (9.39%) Subversion
5 14 (5.71%) Bitbucket
6 12 (4.90%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (4.49%) Selenium
8 10 (4.08%) Appium
9 9 (3.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (3.27%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.86%) Protractor
12 6 (2.45%) Grunt
12 6 (2.45%) gulp
12 6 (2.45%) IntelliJ
13 5 (2.04%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.63%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.63%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (8.98%) Finance
2 19 (7.76%) Retail
3 15 (6.12%) Marketing
4 13 (5.31%) Advertising
5 9 (3.67%) Banking
6 8 (3.27%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) Automotive
9 2 (0.82%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (28.57%) Architect
2 52 (21.22%) Developer
3 30 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (8.98%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (8.16%) AWS DevOps
5 20 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (6.94%) .NET Developer
6 17 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 14 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
7 14 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 13 (5.31%) AWS Architect
9 12 (4.90%) Consultant
9 12 (4.90%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.49%) Automation Tester
10 11 (4.49%) Tester
11 10 (4.08%) E-Commerce Architect
11 10 (4.08%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
12 9 (3.67%) AWS Developer
13 8 (3.27%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.08%) Web Services
2 38 (15.51%) .NET
3 27 (11.02%) Middleware
4 24 (9.80%) Node.js
5 21 (8.57%) Kafka
6 18 (7.35%) .NET Core
7 17 (6.94%) Spring
8 16 (6.53%) REST
9 14 (5.71%) JSON
10 13 (5.31%) CSS
10 13 (5.31%) HTML
11 12 (4.90%) SOAP
12 11 (4.49%) AngularJS
12 11 (4.49%) HTML5
13 9 (3.67%) React
14 8 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (3.27%) Spring Boot
15 7 (2.86%) .NET Framework
15 7 (2.86%) Apache Avro
16 6 (2.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.94%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (6.53%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.31%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.27%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.86%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.04%) RIA
7 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.63%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.82%) Life Science
9 2 (0.82%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.41%) CMDB
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) Fintech
10 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.41%) PKI
10 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (24.49%) Linux
2 38 (15.51%) Unix
3 22 (8.98%) Windows
4 19 (7.76%) Mac OS X
4 19 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (6.53%) Solaris
6 14 (5.71%) Android
7 13 (5.31%) Apple iOS
8 8 (3.27%) AIX
9 6 (2.45%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.82%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.41%) CentOS
12 1 (0.41%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (31.84%) DevOps
3 77 (31.43%) TDD
4 58 (23.67%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (19.59%) Scrum
6 40 (16.33%) SOA
7 37 (15.10%) Microservices
7 37 (15.10%) Test Automation
8 35 (14.29%) Kanban
9 34 (13.88%) Analytics
9 34 (13.88%) Migration
9 34 (13.88%) Software Engineering
10 30 (12.24%) Configuration Management
11 28 (11.43%) E-Commerce
12 27 (11.02%) BDD
13 23 (9.39%) MVC
14 21 (8.57%) User Stories
15 17 (6.94%) Coaching
15 17 (6.94%) Open Source
16 16 (6.53%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.67%) Java
2 54 (22.04%) Python
3 32 (13.06%) JavaScript
4 31 (12.65%) SQL
5 28 (11.43%) C#
6 19 (7.76%) Ruby
7 17 (6.94%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.90%) Perl
9 10 (4.08%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.67%) R
10 9 (3.67%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.27%) Apple Swift
12 7 (2.86%) Groovy
13 6 (2.45%) VBScript
14 5 (2.04%) C
14 5 (2.04%) PHP
15 3 (1.22%) Scala
16 2 (0.82%) Go
16 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (4.90%) AWS Certification
1 12 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.49%) Degree
3 7 (2.86%) CISM
4 5 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.04%) MCSE
5 4 (1.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (1.22%) CCNA
6 3 (1.22%) CCSP
6 3 (1.22%) CISSP
6 3 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.22%) PhD
7 2 (0.82%) CISA
7 2 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.82%) CRISC
7 2 (0.82%) HND
7 2 (0.82%) RHCA
7 2 (0.82%) RHCE
7 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.35%) QA
2 7 (2.86%) GCP
3 5 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) GDPR
4 2 (0.82%) WAI
4 2 (0.82%) WCAG
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (23.27%) Docker
2 18 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.67%) HDFS
4 8 (3.27%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.04%) vCloud
5 5 (2.04%) vSphere
6 4 (1.63%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.82%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.41%) LXC
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (20.82%) Ansible
2 28 (11.43%) Puppet
3 22 (8.98%) Terraform
4 21 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (7.35%) Kubernetes
6 13 (5.31%) Mesos
7 7 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (2.45%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (2.45%) Oozie
8 6 (2.45%) Rancher
9 2 (0.82%) Marathon
9 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.41%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.41%) Packer
10 1 (0.41%) SCOM
10 1 (0.41%) yum
Vendors
1 34 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.02%) Google
3 22 (8.98%) VMware
4 16 (6.53%) Atlassian
5 15 (6.12%) Oracle
5 15 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.49%) Cloudera
7 8 (3.27%) IBM
8 7 (2.86%) SAP
9 6 (2.45%) Cisco
9 6 (2.45%) New Relic
9 6 (2.45%) Rackspace
9 6 (2.45%) Tableau
10 5 (2.04%) Citrix
11 4 (1.63%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.22%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.22%) Ensighten
12 3 (1.22%) hybris
12 3 (1.22%) WSO2
13 2 (0.82%) VocaLink