Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +29 -6 +28
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 236 139 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.36% 3.20% 2.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.30% 23.17% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 112 98
East of England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £349 £338 £396
90th Percentile £600 £698 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% +135.71% -41.67%

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 688 600 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.61% 13.81% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 355 311
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £201 £213 £258
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £484 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.22% +2.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 4
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% +136.07% -28.24%
10th Percentile £13.55 £13.73 £15.00
90th Percentile £102.75 £63.75 £15.75
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +29 62 £450 +5.88% 51
Bedfordshire +20 60 £450 -5.26% 16
Hertfordshire -9 49 £525 +5.00% 28
Essex +24 34 £594 +7.95% 17
Suffolk +16 27 £440 -20.00% 7
Norfolk +13 14 £550 - 15
East Anglia - 3 £500 -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 93 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (33.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (32.20%) Java
4 75 (31.78%) DevOps
5 62 (26.27%) Python
6 60 (25.42%) Docker
7 56 (23.73%) TDD
8 49 (20.76%) SQL
9 45 (19.07%) Linux
10 44 (18.64%) Microservices
11 43 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (17.80%) Jenkins
13 41 (17.37%) NoSQL
13 41 (17.37%) Web Services
14 40 (16.95%) Git (software)
15 38 (16.10%) Ansible
16 37 (15.68%) Node.js
17 36 (15.25%) OO
17 36 (15.25%) E-Commerce
18 35 (14.83%) Analytics
18 35 (14.83%) Big Data
18 35 (14.83%) BDD
19 31 (13.14%) Migration
20 29 (12.29%) PostgreSQL
20 29 (12.29%) Unix
20 29 (12.29%) Amazon EC2
20 29 (12.29%) Hadoop
21 28 (11.86%) Oracle
21 28 (11.86%) Scrum
22 27 (11.44%) .NET

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 27 (11.44%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.51%) Apache
2 13 (5.51%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.97%) Apache Airflow
3 7 (2.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (2.97%) Luigi
3 7 (2.97%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (2.54%) IIS
4 6 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.12%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.12%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.69%) Confluence
6 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.85%) SAS
8 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.42%) Drupal
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.42%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 80 (33.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (12.29%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (8.05%) PaaS
4 18 (7.63%) Amazon EMR
5 16 (6.78%) Amazon Kinesis
6 15 (6.36%) Google Analytics
7 12 (5.08%) GitHub
8 11 (4.66%) Amazon S3
9 9 (3.81%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (3.39%) Office 365
11 7 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (2.54%) IaaS
13 4 (1.69%) iTunes
13 4 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (1.27%) Route 53
14 3 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.78%) Firewall
2 14 (5.93%) HTTP
3 12 (5.08%) VPN
4 10 (4.24%) DNS
4 10 (4.24%) SSL
4 10 (4.24%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.39%) VLAN
6 7 (2.97%) Wireless
7 4 (1.69%) DHCP
7 4 (1.69%) LAN
7 4 (1.69%) SAN
7 4 (1.69%) WAN
8 3 (1.27%) FTP
8 3 (1.27%) IPsec
9 2 (0.85%) BGP
9 2 (0.85%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.85%) IGMP
9 2 (0.85%) Internet
9 2 (0.85%) SNMP
9 2 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.37%) NoSQL
2 35 (14.83%) Big Data
3 29 (12.29%) Hadoop
3 29 (12.29%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (11.02%) Amazon RDS
5 25 (10.59%) MongoDB
6 23 (9.75%) Relational Database
7 17 (7.20%) Amazon Redshift
7 17 (7.20%) MySQL
7 17 (7.20%) SQL Server
8 16 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (6.36%) Amazon Athena
10 12 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.39%) Apache Hive
12 6 (2.54%) Geospatial Data
12 6 (2.54%) Redis
13 5 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (2.12%) DB2
13 5 (2.12%) Impala
13 5 (2.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (17.80%) Jenkins
2 40 (16.95%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.24%) JIRA
3 10 (4.24%) Maven
3 10 (4.24%) Subversion
4 7 (2.97%) webpack
5 5 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.69%) Ant
6 4 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.69%) GitLab
6 4 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.27%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.27%) gulp
7 3 (1.27%) JUnit
7 3 (1.27%) Mockito
7 3 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.27%) Selenium
7 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.85%) Gradle
8 2 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (10.59%) Marketing
2 18 (7.63%) Retail
3 14 (5.93%) Advertising
3 14 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.51%) Finance
5 10 (4.24%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.39%) Electronics
7 6 (2.54%) Legal
8 2 (0.85%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (22.03%) Developer
2 49 (20.76%) Architect
3 33 (13.98%) AWS Engineer
4 32 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (8.90%) Data Engineer
7 18 (7.63%) Java Developer
8 17 (7.20%) Big Data Engineer
9 15 (6.36%) AWS Architect
10 14 (5.93%) Digital Architect
10 14 (5.93%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 14 (5.93%) E-Commerce Architect
10 14 (5.93%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
11 12 (5.08%) Administrator
12 11 (4.66%) Azure Architect
13 10 (4.24%) Analyst
13 10 (4.24%) AWS DevOps
13 10 (4.24%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.81%) Cloud Architect
14 9 (3.81%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.37%) Web Services
2 37 (15.68%) Node.js
3 27 (11.44%) .NET
4 23 (9.75%) Spring
5 22 (9.32%) Kafka
6 17 (7.20%) .NET Core
6 17 (7.20%) REST
7 14 (5.93%) HTML
8 12 (5.08%) MLlib
9 11 (4.66%) AngularJS
9 11 (4.66%) CSS
9 11 (4.66%) RESTful
10 9 (3.81%) Middleware
11 8 (3.39%) J2EE
12 7 (2.97%) Angular 2
12 7 (2.97%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.97%) HTML5
12 7 (2.97%) Sass
13 6 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (2.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (7.20%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.51%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.39%) Private Cloud
5 8 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.54%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (2.12%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.12%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.12%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.69%) NHS
8 4 (1.69%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.27%) FMCG
9 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.27%) User Experience
10 2 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.07%) Linux
2 29 (12.29%) Unix
3 23 (9.75%) Windows
4 12 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.54%) Android
7 4 (1.69%) VMS
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.42%) CentOS
9 1 (0.42%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (31.78%) DevOps
3 56 (23.73%) TDD
4 44 (18.64%) Microservices
5 43 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (15.25%) E-Commerce
6 36 (15.25%) OO
7 35 (14.83%) Analytics
7 35 (14.83%) BDD
8 31 (13.14%) Migration
9 28 (11.86%) Scrum
10 25 (10.59%) Configuration Management
11 20 (8.47%) Data Science
11 20 (8.47%) Open Source
11 20 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (6.78%) Continuous Deployment
12 16 (6.78%) Load Balancing
13 14 (5.93%) ETL
13 14 (5.93%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.20%) Java
2 62 (26.27%) Python
3 49 (20.76%) SQL
4 27 (11.44%) Scala
5 26 (11.02%) JavaScript
6 25 (10.59%) C#
7 24 (10.17%) Ruby
8 18 (7.63%) C++
8 18 (7.63%) Perl
9 17 (7.20%) ES6
9 17 (7.20%) Java 8
10 15 (6.36%) PHP
11 13 (5.51%) PowerShell
12 11 (4.66%) Bash Shell
13 9 (3.81%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.12%) VB
14 5 (2.12%) VBScript
15 4 (1.69%) Go
15 4 (1.69%) Groovy
15 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.97%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.12%) CCNP
5 5 (2.12%) CISSP
6 4 (1.69%) Degree
6 4 (1.69%) MCSE
7 3 (1.27%) SANS
8 2 (0.85%) CCNA
8 2 (0.85%) ISSAP
8 2 (0.85%) PhD
8 2 (0.85%) PMP
9 1 (0.42%) CEH
9 1 (0.42%) CISM
9 1 (0.42%) GISP
9 1 (0.42%) MCSA
9 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.54%) PMO
2 5 (2.12%) QA
3 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.85%) COBIT
4 2 (0.85%) GDPR
4 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (25.42%) Docker
2 14 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.12%) Apache Flume
3 5 (2.12%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.85%) HDFS
4 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) NFS
5 1 (0.42%) Xen
5 1 (0.42%) XenApp
5 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (16.10%) Ansible
2 26 (11.02%) Kubernetes
3 25 (10.59%) Terraform
4 23 (9.75%) Puppet
5 22 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.39%) Consul
7 6 (2.54%) Rancher
8 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (2.12%) Oozie
8 5 (2.12%) SCCM
9 4 (1.69%) Kibana
10 3 (1.27%) Mesos
11 2 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.85%) Nagios
11 2 (0.85%) Packer
11 2 (0.85%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.42%) logstash
12 1 (0.42%) Salt
12 1 (0.42%) WSUS
12 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (11.86%) Oracle
2 24 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.75%) Google
4 20 (8.47%) VMware
5 11 (4.66%) Cisco
6 9 (3.81%) SAP
7 7 (2.97%) Citrix
8 6 (2.54%) hybris
8 6 (2.54%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.12%) Apple
9 5 (2.12%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.12%) IBM
10 4 (1.69%) Clearswift
10 4 (1.69%) Intershop
10 4 (1.69%) Proofpoint
11 3 (1.27%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.27%) F5
11 3 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.27%) Vertica
12 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com