Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 9 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing AWS 231 134 341
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 9.22% 10.84% 8.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.08% 42.01% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 98 231
10th Percentile £418 £313 £363
25th Percentile £487 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £506 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.25% -2.44%
75th Percentile £604 £556 £588
90th Percentile £675 £638 £644
England median daily rate £550 £538 £550
% change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +4.76%

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 768 319 913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.66% 25.81% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 217 620
10th Percentile £186 £246 £252
25th Percentile £323 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £550 £538 £538
90th Percentile £625 £619 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 19 12
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.28 £15.03
25th Percentile £12.63 £18.81 £15.81
Median hourly rate £14.22 £20.00 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -28.90% +17.65% -2.86%
75th Percentile £26.99 £23.62 £18.38
90th Percentile £45.54 £51.00 £21.31
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the East of England

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for AWS in the East of England

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in the East of England

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for AWS in the East of England

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 AWS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 28 October 2021. 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 +2 94 £540 +5.37% 25
Hertfordshire +6 70 £600 +14.29% 77
Cambridgeshire -23 39 £525 - 85
Suffolk -6 10 £425 +25.93% 7
Bedfordshire -15 8 £588 +135.00% 6
Norfolk - 8 £533 - 9
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing 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 AWS.

1 98 (42.42%) DevOps
2 88 (38.10%) Terraform
3 87 (37.66%) Java
4 83 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (33.33%) Python
6 75 (32.47%) Azure
7 74 (32.03%) Jenkins
8 71 (30.74%) Docker
9 66 (28.57%) Linux
9 66 (28.57%) Oracle
10 64 (27.71%) TDD
11 63 (27.27%) Microservices
12 60 (25.97%) Social Skills
13 59 (25.54%) Ansible
14 57 (24.68%) MySQL
15 53 (22.94%) JIRA
16 51 (22.08%) Kubernetes
16 51 (22.08%) Spring Boot
17 47 (20.35%) Spring
18 46 (19.91%) Oracle Database
18 46 (19.91%) Confluence
19 45 (19.48%) Scrum
20 43 (18.61%) Git (software)
21 41 (17.75%) Infrastructure as Code
22 40 (17.32%) BDD
23 38 (16.45%) Problem-Solving
24 36 (15.58%) Java 8
25 34 (14.72%) Java 11
26 33 (14.29%) OO
27 32 (13.85%) GCP

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 46 (19.91%) Confluence
2 10 (4.33%) OpenStack
3 9 (3.90%) Apache
4 6 (2.60%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.16%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.73%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.30%) Drupal
7 3 (1.30%) IIS
7 3 (1.30%) JBoss
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.30%) SAS
7 3 (1.30%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.87%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 75 (32.47%) Azure
2 32 (13.85%) GCP
3 31 (13.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 27 (11.69%) Serverless
5 26 (11.26%) Amazon EKS
6 23 (9.96%) Amazon ECS
6 23 (9.96%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (9.52%) Amazon S3
8 21 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (4.33%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (3.46%) GitHub
11 7 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (2.60%) OpenShift
13 5 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (2.16%) Amazon Glacier
13 5 (2.16%) CloudFront
14 4 (1.73%) IaaS
14 4 (1.73%) Microsoft 365
14 4 (1.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.06%) DNS
2 9 (3.90%) DHCP
3 8 (3.46%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.03%) Firewall
5 6 (2.60%) Kerberos
6 5 (2.16%) LAN
6 5 (2.16%) VPN
7 4 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.73%) Skype
7 4 (1.73%) WAN
8 3 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (1.30%) IPsec
8 3 (1.30%) Network Security
8 3 (1.30%) SSL
9 2 (0.87%) 5G
9 2 (0.87%) SNMP
9 2 (0.87%) SSH
9 2 (0.87%) TACACS
9 2 (0.87%) Wireless
9 2 (0.87%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (24.68%) MySQL
2 46 (19.91%) Oracle Database
3 18 (7.79%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.76%) Apache Hive
5 11 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (4.33%) Pentaho
7 9 (3.90%) Data Lake
8 7 (3.03%) Impala
9 6 (2.60%) HBase
10 4 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.73%) Big Data
10 4 (1.73%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.30%) Cloudera CDH
12 2 (0.87%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 74 (32.03%) Jenkins
2 53 (22.94%) JIRA
3 43 (18.61%) Git (software)
4 26 (11.26%) Artifactory
5 17 (7.36%) Checkstyle
6 16 (6.93%) GitLab
7 9 (3.90%) Maven
8 8 (3.46%) CircleCI
8 8 (3.46%) Travis CI
9 7 (3.03%) Bitbucket
9 7 (3.03%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.16%) JMeter
10 5 (2.16%) Selenium
11 4 (1.73%) Liquibase
12 3 (1.30%) Bitbucket Server
12 3 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.30%) REST Assured
12 3 (1.30%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.87%) Postman
General
1 60 (25.97%) Social Skills
2 25 (10.82%) Public Sector
3 18 (7.79%) Retail
4 8 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.16%) Finance
7 3 (1.30%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (0.87%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (0.87%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (26.41%) Developer
2 43 (18.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (17.75%) Architect
4 35 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 23 (9.96%) Cloud Architect
6 20 (8.66%) AWS Engineer
7 16 (6.93%) Platform Engineer
8 15 (6.49%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (6.06%) AWS Architect
9 14 (6.06%) E-Commerce Architect
10 13 (5.63%) AWS DevOps
11 12 (5.19%) Azure Architect
11 12 (5.19%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (4.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 10 (4.33%) Consultant
14 8 (3.46%) Analyst
14 8 (3.46%) Python Engineer
14 8 (3.46%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.08%) Spring Boot
2 47 (20.35%) Spring
3 28 (12.12%) J2SE
4 21 (9.09%) Web Services
5 19 (8.23%) React
6 18 (7.79%) Node.js
7 14 (6.06%) AngularJS
7 14 (6.06%) Django
8 13 (5.63%) Flask
9 11 (4.76%) .NET
9 11 (4.76%) REST
10 9 (3.90%) .NET Core
10 9 (3.90%) Lambda Expressions
10 9 (3.90%) RESTful
11 8 (3.46%) XML
12 7 (3.03%) LDAP
13 6 (2.60%) Apache Camel
13 6 (2.60%) GraphQL
13 6 (2.60%) Kafka
14 5 (2.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.99%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (6.49%) Cloud Native
3 13 (5.63%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.19%) User Experience
5 9 (3.90%) Clustering
6 7 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.73%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.73%) Life Science
7 4 (1.73%) NHS
8 3 (1.30%) CMDB
8 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.30%) PKI
8 3 (1.30%) Replication
8 3 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.87%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.43%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 66 (28.57%) Linux
2 24 (10.39%) Windows
3 16 (6.93%) Unix
4 10 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.46%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.16%) CentOS
7 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (42.42%) DevOps
2 83 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (27.71%) TDD
4 63 (27.27%) Microservices
5 45 (19.48%) Scrum
6 41 (17.75%) Infrastructure as Code
7 40 (17.32%) BDD
8 38 (16.45%) Problem-Solving
9 33 (14.29%) OO
10 31 (13.42%) E-Commerce
11 30 (12.99%) Software Engineering
11 30 (12.99%) Test Automation
12 29 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (12.12%) Pair Programming
14 27 (11.69%) User Stories
15 25 (10.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 22 (9.52%) Epics
17 18 (7.79%) Migration
17 18 (7.79%) Project Delivery
18 15 (6.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (37.66%) Java
2 77 (33.33%) Python
3 36 (15.58%) Java 8
4 34 (14.72%) Java 11
5 31 (13.42%) SQL
6 24 (10.39%) PowerShell
7 20 (8.66%) Bash Shell
8 19 (8.23%) Groovy
8 19 (8.23%) JavaScript
9 14 (6.06%) Go
10 13 (5.63%) Perl
11 9 (3.90%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.46%) C#
13 7 (3.03%) Scala
13 7 (3.03%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.16%) Ruby
15 4 (1.73%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.30%) C
16 3 (1.30%) PHP
16 3 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (9.96%) OCPJP
1 23 (9.96%) Sun Certification
2 17 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.19%) Degree
5 7 (3.03%) AWS Certification
6 6 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (2.16%) CCA
7 5 (2.16%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.87%) CISSP
8 2 (0.87%) GIAC
8 2 (0.87%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.87%) SANS
9 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.43%) MCSA
9 1 (0.43%) MCSE
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) GxP
3 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) SOC 2
System Software
1 71 (30.74%) Docker
2 19 (8.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.46%) HDFS
3 8 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (2.60%) Varnish
6 3 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.30%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.87%) Postfix
7 2 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.87%) vSphere
8 1 (0.43%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 88 (38.10%) Terraform
2 59 (25.54%) Ansible
3 51 (22.08%) Kubernetes
4 23 (9.96%) Puppet
5 19 (8.23%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.03%) Packer
7 3 (1.30%) Grafana
8 2 (0.87%) Avamar
8 2 (0.87%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.87%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.87%) SCCM
8 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.43%) Mesos
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 66 (28.57%) Oracle
2 23 (9.96%) Sun
3 21 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.36%) VMware
5 16 (6.93%) Google
6 11 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.46%) Cisco
7 8 (3.46%) IBM
8 7 (3.03%) AppDynamics
8 7 (3.03%) Cloudera
9 6 (2.60%) Informatica
10 4 (1.73%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.73%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.73%) F5
10 4 (1.73%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.73%) Pega
10 4 (1.73%) SAP
10 4 (1.73%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.73%) WSO2
11 3 (1.30%) hybris