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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England / East of England
Rank 66 66 97
Rank change year-on-year 0 +31  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 63 59 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.94% 2.43% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.51% 28.23% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 21
Median daily rate £525 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £390 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 247 209 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 11.52% 8.62% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 139 100
Median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £15.40 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 22 £550 +21.21% 13
Essex -1 12 £538 +22.85% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 11 £475 +2.70% 23
Bedfordshire +3 9 £500 -13.41% 4
Suffolk - 8 £419 - 5
Norfolk 0 1 £550 +15.78% 8
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 70 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (41.50%) DevOps
3 58 (39.46%) Linux
4 40 (27.21%) Java
5 37 (25.17%) E-Commerce
6 36 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 36 (24.49%) Puppet
7 35 (23.81%) Ansible
8 34 (23.13%) Jenkins
9 31 (21.09%) Web Services
10 29 (19.73%) OO
11 28 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
12 26 (17.69%) IaaS
13 25 (17.01%) Windows
14 24 (16.33%) High Availability
15 23 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (15.65%) Docker
15 23 (15.65%) TDD
16 21 (14.29%) Oracle
17 20 (13.61%) JIRA
18 19 (12.93%) Enterprise Architecture
18 19 (12.93%) Scrum
18 19 (12.93%) C#
18 19 (12.93%) OOD
18 19 (12.93%) Configuration Management
18 19 (12.93%) Algorithms
18 19 (12.93%) Git (software)
18 19 (12.93%) Complexity Analysis
19 18 (12.24%) REST
19 18 (12.24%) Data Structures

Amazon AWS
Top Related 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 12 (8.16%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.76%) IIS
3 6 (4.08%) Apache
4 5 (3.40%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.04%) Confluence
6 3 (2.04%) Jetty
6 3 (2.04%) Mongrel
6 3 (2.04%) nginx
6 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.36%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.36%) JBoss
8 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.36%) SAP MDG
2 2 (1.36%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.68%) Odoo
3 1 (0.68%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 36 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (17.69%) IaaS
3 11 (7.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (7.48%) PaaS
4 9 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (5.44%) Amazon S3
6 7 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.40%) GitHub
7 5 (3.40%) SaaS
8 4 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (2.72%) Route 53
9 3 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (2.04%) Google App Engine
9 3 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.36%) Trello
11 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.68%) G Suite
11 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.88%) DNS
2 12 (8.16%) WAN
3 7 (4.76%) LAN
4 6 (4.08%) Internet
5 5 (3.40%) Firewall
5 5 (3.40%) IPsec
6 4 (2.72%) DHCP
6 4 (2.72%) HTTP
6 4 (2.72%) SSL
6 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.04%) FTP
7 3 (2.04%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.04%) SAN
8 2 (1.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.36%) Network Security
8 2 (1.36%) VLAN
9 1 (0.68%) Intranet
9 1 (0.68%) IPv4
9 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.56%) MongoDB
2 14 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.48%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.48%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.44%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (5.44%) Big Data
5 7 (4.76%) MySQL
5 7 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.72%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (2.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (2.72%) Star Schema
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.36%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.36%) QlikView
9 2 (1.36%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 34 (23.13%) Jenkins
2 20 (13.61%) JIRA
3 19 (12.93%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.84%) Maven
5 12 (8.16%) Ant
5 12 (8.16%) Gradle
6 8 (5.44%) PVCS
7 5 (3.40%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (2.72%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.04%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.04%) Subversion
9 3 (2.04%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.36%) Selenium
11 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.68%) Hudson
11 1 (0.68%) JBehave
11 1 (0.68%) Redmine
General
1 13 (8.84%) Retail
2 10 (6.80%) Finance
3 2 (1.36%) Front Office
3 2 (1.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 46 (31.29%) Developer
2 45 (30.61%) Architect
3 22 (14.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 18 (12.24%) AWS Architect
6 14 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (7.48%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (6.80%) AWS Developer
8 10 (6.80%) Technical Architect
9 9 (6.12%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (5.44%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.44%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (5.44%) MongoDB Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Cloud Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Digital Architect
11 6 (4.08%) Digital Technical Architect
12 5 (3.40%) Senior DevOps
12 5 (3.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.09%) Web Services
2 18 (12.24%) REST
3 17 (11.56%) .NET
3 17 (11.56%) J2EE
4 14 (9.52%) XML
5 13 (8.84%) Node.js
6 11 (7.48%) Servlets
7 9 (6.12%) HTML
7 9 (6.12%) RxJava
8 8 (5.44%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.44%) JSON
8 8 (5.44%) JSP
8 8 (5.44%) XML Schema
8 8 (5.44%) XSLT
9 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.76%) CSS
9 7 (4.76%) Spring
10 6 (4.08%) jQuery
10 6 (4.08%) Middleware
11 4 (2.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Algorithms
2 18 (12.24%) Data Structures
3 12 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.08%) iPad
4 6 (4.08%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.72%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.04%) Clustering
6 3 (2.04%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.36%) FMCG
7 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.68%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) Online Games
8 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (39.46%) Linux
2 25 (17.01%) Windows
3 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.76%) Unix
4 6 (4.08%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.08%) VME
5 4 (2.72%) CentOS
5 4 (2.72%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) Solaris
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (41.50%) DevOps
3 37 (25.17%) E-Commerce
4 29 (19.73%) OO
5 24 (16.33%) High Availability
6 23 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (15.65%) TDD
7 19 (12.93%) Complexity Analysis
7 19 (12.93%) Configuration Management
7 19 (12.93%) Enterprise Architecture
7 19 (12.93%) OOD
7 19 (12.93%) Scrum
8 16 (10.88%) BDD
8 16 (10.88%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.84%) Load Balancing
10 11 (7.48%) ATDD
10 11 (7.48%) Migration
11 10 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (6.80%) Service Management
12 9 (6.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.21%) Java
2 19 (12.93%) C#
3 17 (11.56%) Python
4 16 (10.88%) Clojure
4 16 (10.88%) Go
4 16 (10.88%) Rust
4 16 (10.88%) SQL
5 14 (9.52%) F#
5 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.08%) Ruby
8 5 (3.40%) Perl
9 4 (2.72%) R
10 3 (2.04%) C
11 2 (1.36%) C++
11 2 (1.36%) Groovy
11 2 (1.36%) PHP
11 2 (1.36%) Scala
12 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.04%) MCP
2 2 (1.36%) CCEA
2 2 (1.36%) CCNA
2 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (1.36%) Degree
2 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.68%) CCIE
3 1 (0.68%) CCIP
3 1 (0.68%) CCNP
3 1 (0.68%) CCSA
3 1 (0.68%) CCSP
3 1 (0.68%) CISM
3 1 (0.68%) CISSP
3 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
3 1 (0.68%) MCSE
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.68%) PhD
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) QA
2 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (15.65%) Docker
2 9 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (5.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.72%) XenApp
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.04%) Xen
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (24.49%) Puppet
2 35 (23.81%) Ansible
3 28 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.76%) Terraform
5 4 (2.72%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.04%) Pingdom
7 2 (1.36%) SCCM
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.68%) Packer
8 1 (0.68%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (14.29%) Oracle
2 14 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.52%) VMware
3 9 (6.12%) Google
4 5 (3.40%) Fujitsu
4 5 (3.40%) Talend
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco
5 4 (2.72%) Citrix
5 4 (2.72%) Embarcadero
5 4 (2.72%) EMC
5 4 (2.72%) HP
5 4 (2.72%) NetApp
6 3 (2.04%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.04%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.04%) PagerDuty
6 3 (2.04%) SAP
6 3 (2.04%) Splunk
7 2 (1.36%) F5
7 2 (1.36%) New Relic
7 2 (1.36%) Tableau
Norwich, Norfolk
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Rate: Up to £350 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £595 per day + potentially negotiable
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Hertfordshire
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Rate: Competitive + Excellent benefits
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