Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 9 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +15
Contract jobs citing AWS 182 198 345
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 8.26% 11.31% 7.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.79% 41.25% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 147 224
10th Percentile £450 £400 £407
25th Percentile £491 £463 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £520 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.40% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £591 £584 £600
90th Percentile £675 £650 £646
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £25.00
England median hourly rate £64.25 £53.75 £50.50
% change year-on-year +19.53% +6.44% +18.82%

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 611 480 948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.73% 27.43% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 335 605
10th Percentile £188 £244 £277
25th Percentile £315 £363 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £457
Median % change year-on-year - +3.94% +1.56%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £540
90th Percentile £625 £623 £625
England median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.40% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 13 15
10th Percentile £11.55 £15.31 £15.10
25th Percentile £12.69 £19.50 £15.60
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.82 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -38.65% +34.24% -2.86%
75th Percentile £26.25 £39.31 £22.38
90th Percentile £38.64 £59.46 £27.95
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Hertfordshire +5 63 £550 +10.00% 76
Essex -5 52 £523 +1.95% 12
Cambridgeshire -18 35 £525 -2.33% 65
Norfolk +7 16 £533 +18.33% 8
Bedfordshire 0 10 £525 +20.00% 8
Suffolk -2 4 £425 +6.25% 8
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 81 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (39.56%) Azure
3 70 (38.46%) DevOps
4 64 (35.16%) Microservices
4 64 (35.16%) Terraform
5 63 (34.62%) Java
6 55 (30.22%) Docker
7 51 (28.02%) Python
8 45 (24.73%) Kubernetes
9 41 (22.53%) TDD
10 39 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 39 (21.43%) Social Skills
11 38 (20.88%) Oracle
11 38 (20.88%) JIRA
12 37 (20.33%) MySQL
13 33 (18.13%) Scrum
14 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
15 30 (16.48%) GCP
15 30 (16.48%) Serverless
16 29 (15.93%) Spring
17 28 (15.38%) Ansible
18 27 (14.84%) Linux
19 26 (14.29%) JavaScript
19 26 (14.29%) Spring Boot
19 26 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
20 24 (13.19%) Infrastructure as Code
21 23 (12.64%) Confluence
22 22 (12.09%) Git (software)
22 22 (12.09%) Node.js
23 21 (11.54%) Java 8

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 23 (12.64%) Confluence
2 12 (6.59%) Apache
2 12 (6.59%) IBM Domino
3 11 (6.04%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.95%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.30%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (3.30%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.20%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.65%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.65%) Drupal
8 3 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.10%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (1.10%) JBoss
9 2 (1.10%) nginx
10 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.55%) Luigi
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Magento
2 6 (3.30%) Shopify
3 4 (2.20%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 72 (39.56%) Azure
2 30 (16.48%) GCP
2 30 (16.48%) Serverless
3 26 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (9.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (9.34%) Amazon EKS
6 12 (6.59%) Amazon ECS
7 11 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (4.95%) Amazon S3
9 8 (4.40%) IaaS
9 8 (4.40%) PaaS
10 6 (3.30%) SaaS
11 5 (2.75%) CloudFront
11 5 (2.75%) GitHub
12 4 (2.20%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (2.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (2.20%) Microsoft 365
13 3 (1.65%) Amazon Glacier
13 3 (1.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) DNS
2 9 (4.95%) Firewall
3 8 (4.40%) SSL
4 6 (3.30%) FTP
4 6 (3.30%) HTTP
4 6 (3.30%) SSH
5 3 (1.65%) Skype
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.10%) IPsec
6 2 (1.10%) LAN
6 2 (1.10%) Network Security
6 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.10%) VPN
6 2 (1.10%) WebEx
7 1 (0.55%) H.323
7 1 (0.55%) PBX
7 1 (0.55%) RTP
7 1 (0.55%) TACACS
7 1 (0.55%) WAN
7 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.33%) MySQL
2 18 (9.89%) Oracle Database
3 13 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (2.75%) BigQuery
7 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.75%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.65%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.10%) Big Data
9 2 (1.10%) DB2
9 2 (1.10%) DbVisualizer
10 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.55%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 38 (20.88%) JIRA
3 22 (12.09%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.49%) GitLab
5 9 (4.95%) Artifactory
6 7 (3.85%) CircleCI
7 6 (3.30%) Maven
7 6 (3.30%) Travis CI
8 5 (2.75%) Checkstyle
9 3 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.65%) JMeter
9 3 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.65%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.10%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.10%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.10%) WebPageTest
11 1 (0.55%) Cypress.io
11 1 (0.55%) Selenium
11 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (21.43%) Social Skills
2 12 (6.59%) Retail
3 8 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.30%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.65%) Finance
6 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (1.10%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 45 (24.73%) Architect
2 40 (21.98%) Developer
3 31 (17.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (12.09%) Java Developer
5 21 (11.54%) AWS Architect
5 21 (11.54%) Azure Architect
5 21 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (8.79%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 16 (8.79%) Cloud Architect
7 15 (8.24%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (6.04%) Analyst
8 11 (6.04%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (6.04%) E-Commerce Architect
9 10 (5.49%) Consultant
10 9 (4.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.95%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.95%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.40%) Platform Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) Python Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.93%) Spring
2 26 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 22 (12.09%) Node.js
4 16 (8.79%) J2SE
4 16 (8.79%) React
5 12 (6.59%) AngularJS
5 12 (6.59%) Web Services
6 10 (5.49%) .NET
7 9 (4.95%) RESTful
8 8 (4.40%) Lambda Expressions
9 7 (3.85%) .NET Core
10 6 (3.30%) GraphQL
10 6 (3.30%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (2.75%) Kafka
12 4 (2.20%) REST
12 4 (2.20%) SailPoint
13 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.65%) Laravel
13 3 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (1.65%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.44%) Cloud Native
2 15 (8.24%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (4.95%) Clustering
4 8 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.75%) User Experience
7 4 (2.20%) Life Science
8 2 (1.10%) CMDB
8 2 (1.10%) FMCG
8 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (1.10%) NHS
8 2 (1.10%) PKI
8 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.55%) Replication
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.84%) Linux
2 7 (3.85%) Windows
3 4 (2.20%) Unix
3 4 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.55%) VMS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (38.46%) DevOps
3 64 (35.16%) Microservices
4 41 (22.53%) TDD
5 33 (18.13%) Scrum
6 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
7 24 (13.19%) Infrastructure as Code
8 21 (11.54%) OO
9 19 (10.44%) BDD
9 19 (10.44%) SDLC
10 17 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (8.24%) Kanban
12 14 (7.69%) Pair Programming
12 14 (7.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 13 (7.14%) Architectural Design
13 13 (7.14%) Epics
13 13 (7.14%) Release Management
13 13 (7.14%) User Stories
14 12 (6.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (34.62%) Java
2 51 (28.02%) Python
3 26 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 21 (11.54%) Java 8
5 20 (10.99%) Java 11
5 20 (10.99%) SQL
6 17 (9.34%) TypeScript
7 14 (7.69%) Go
8 12 (6.59%) Groovy
9 11 (6.04%) PHP
10 10 (5.49%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.40%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.85%) PowerShell
13 6 (3.30%) C#
13 6 (3.30%) Ruby
13 6 (3.30%) Scala
14 5 (2.75%) Kotlin
15 4 (2.20%) C++
15 4 (2.20%) Perl
15 4 (2.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.69%) OCPJP
1 14 (7.69%) Sun Certification
2 6 (3.30%) Degree
2 6 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (2.75%) CCA
3 5 (2.75%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.55%) CISSP
6 1 (0.55%) GIAC
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.55%) PhD
6 1 (0.55%) SANS
6 1 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) GDPR
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (30.22%) Docker
2 9 (4.95%) Varnish
2 9 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.40%) Postfix
4 7 (3.85%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.30%) qmail
6 2 (1.10%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 64 (35.16%) Terraform
2 45 (24.73%) Kubernetes
3 28 (15.38%) Ansible
4 9 (4.95%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (3.85%) Puppet
6 4 (2.20%) Grafana
6 4 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.20%) Packer
6 4 (2.20%) SCCM
7 2 (1.10%) Avamar
7 2 (1.10%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.55%) Istio
8 1 (0.55%) Kibana
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.55%) Scalr
Vendors
1 38 (20.88%) Oracle
2 15 (8.24%) IBM
2 15 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.69%) Sun
4 12 (6.59%) Google
4 12 (6.59%) VMware
4 12 (6.59%) Xerox
5 9 (4.95%) New Relic
6 8 (4.40%) Dynatrace
7 5 (2.75%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.20%) CyberArk
8 4 (2.20%) hybris
8 4 (2.20%) SAP
9 3 (1.65%) Cisco
10 2 (1.10%) arcserve
10 2 (1.10%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.10%) Pega
10 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.10%) TOWER Software