Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 14 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 +41
Contract jobs citing AWS 225 340 276
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 11.11% 7.93% 5.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.34% 37.28% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 218 176
Median daily rate £520 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £404 £412 £363
90th Percentile £650 £675 £606
England median daily rate £550 £541 £525
% change year-on-year +1.66% +3.05% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.14% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% +6.25%

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 572 912 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.23% 21.27% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 563 486
Median daily rate £475 £465 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +4.79% -1.39%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £219
90th Percentile £600 £625 £586
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 27
Median hourly rate £22.82 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.40% - -52.70%
10th Percentile £15.71 £15.18 £13.00
90th Percentile £54.42 £35.00 £75.00
Median hourly rate £34.25 £23.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year +43.34% +19.48% -2.44%

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 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 +6 90 £525 +0.96% 38
Essex +9 86 £520 -0.48% 6
Hertfordshire +13 36 £500 +5.26% 14
Suffolk +10 6 £375 -21.05% 5
Bedfordshire -8 5 £388 -22.50% 4
East Anglia 0 3 £500 -
Norfolk +15 1 £450 -6.74% 1
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 95 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (37.33%) Java
3 83 (36.89%) Microservices
4 57 (25.33%) DevOps
5 54 (24.00%) Spring
6 53 (23.56%) Spring Boot
7 48 (21.33%) Scrum
8 46 (20.44%) MySQL
8 46 (20.44%) Azure
9 40 (17.78%) Security Cleared
10 39 (17.33%) SC Cleared
10 39 (17.33%) TDD
11 38 (16.89%) Python
12 35 (15.56%) Docker
12 35 (15.56%) Terraform
13 33 (14.67%) Web Services
13 33 (14.67%) JIRA
14 31 (13.78%) Node.js
15 30 (13.33%) Kubernetes
15 30 (13.33%) Kanban
16 29 (12.89%) Linux
17 27 (12.00%) JavaScript
17 27 (12.00%) C#
17 27 (12.00%) Confluence
18 26 (11.56%) BDD
18 26 (11.56%) Serverless
19 25 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
19 25 (11.11%) Oracle
19 25 (11.11%) .NET
20 24 (10.67%) Git (software)

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 (12.00%) Confluence
2 11 (4.89%) Apache
2 11 (4.89%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.00%) nginx
4 8 (3.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.33%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 46 (20.44%) Azure
2 26 (11.56%) Serverless
3 24 (10.67%) Amazon S3
3 24 (10.67%) AWS Lambda
4 16 (7.11%) Amazon SQS
5 14 (6.22%) Amazon EMR
6 13 (5.78%) GCP
7 12 (5.33%) Power Platform
7 12 (5.33%) SaaS
8 9 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (3.56%) Office 365
9 8 (3.56%) PowerApps
10 5 (2.22%) IaaS
11 4 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (1.33%) AWS IoT
12 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.33%) CloudFront
12 3 (1.33%) PaaS
13 2 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.78%) DNS
1 4 (1.78%) HTTP
2 3 (1.33%) DHCP
2 3 (1.33%) Firewall
2 3 (1.33%) SAN
2 3 (1.33%) Skype
3 2 (0.89%) SMS
4 1 (0.44%) IKE
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) SSH
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.44%) MySQL
2 25 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 18 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 14 (6.22%) Amazon Aurora
4 14 (6.22%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.33%) Power BI
6 11 (4.89%) Data Lake
7 10 (4.44%) BigQuery
7 10 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (4.00%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.56%) SQL Server
10 7 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (3.11%) Big Data
10 7 (3.11%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (2.22%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.22%) Star Schema
13 4 (1.78%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 33 (14.67%) JIRA
2 24 (10.67%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.78%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.78%) Checkstyle
5 7 (3.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (2.67%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.22%) GitLab
8 4 (1.78%) JMeter
8 4 (1.78%) Selenium
9 3 (1.33%) Maven
9 3 (1.33%) Subversion
10 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.89%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.44%) CA Gen
11 1 (0.44%) Gatling
11 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.44%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.44%) webpack
General
1 9 (4.00%) Public Sector
2 8 (3.56%) Finance
2 8 (3.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.67%) Retail
4 4 (1.78%) Games
5 3 (1.33%) Publishing
6 2 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (43.56%) Developer
2 47 (20.89%) Java Developer
3 38 (16.89%) Senior Developer
4 35 (15.56%) AWS Developer
5 30 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 29 (12.89%) Architect
7 16 (7.11%) .NET Developer
7 16 (7.11%) AWS Engineer
7 16 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (6.22%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.78%) React Developer
10 12 (5.33%) AWS DevOps
10 12 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (5.33%) Data Engineer
11 11 (4.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 10 (4.44%) DBA
13 8 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (3.56%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (3.56%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.11%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (24.00%) Spring
2 53 (23.56%) Spring Boot
3 33 (14.67%) Web Services
4 31 (13.78%) Node.js
5 25 (11.11%) .NET
6 22 (9.78%) React
7 12 (5.33%) AngularJS
7 12 (5.33%) ASP.NET
7 12 (5.33%) J2SE
8 9 (4.00%) Middleware
9 8 (3.56%) J2EE
9 8 (3.56%) LAMP
9 8 (3.56%) Laravel
9 8 (3.56%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (3.11%) .NET Core
10 7 (3.11%) ASP.NET Core
10 7 (3.11%) REST
11 6 (2.67%) CSS
11 6 (2.67%) HTML
11 6 (2.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.56%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.11%) Replication
6 6 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.33%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.33%) User Experience
8 2 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.89%) Online Games
8 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.44%) iPhone
9 1 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.89%) Linux
2 15 (6.67%) Windows
3 8 (3.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.78%) Unix
4 4 (1.78%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.44%) Android
6 1 (0.44%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.44%) Debian
6 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (36.89%) Microservices
3 57 (25.33%) DevOps
4 48 (21.33%) Scrum
5 39 (17.33%) TDD
6 30 (13.33%) Kanban
7 26 (11.56%) BDD
8 23 (10.22%) Analytics
9 22 (9.78%) ETL
10 21 (9.33%) Test Automation
11 20 (8.89%) Pair Programming
12 18 (8.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 15 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (6.22%) Data Modelling
14 14 (6.22%) High Availability
15 13 (5.78%) Migration
15 13 (5.78%) Technical Leadership
16 12 (5.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (37.33%) Java
2 38 (16.89%) Python
3 27 (12.00%) C#
3 27 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.78%) Java 8
5 21 (9.33%) SQL
6 9 (4.00%) PHP
7 6 (2.67%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.78%) Perl
9 3 (1.33%) Scala
9 3 (1.33%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.44%) C
11 1 (0.44%) Go
11 1 (0.44%) Groovy
11 1 (0.44%) Haskell
11 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 39 (17.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (3.11%) CISSP
3 7 (3.11%) Degree
3 7 (3.11%) OCPJP
3 7 (3.11%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.33%) OCP
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CISM
5 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.44%) MCSE
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PMP
5 1 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.22%) QA
2 4 (1.78%) GxP
3 3 (1.33%) NCSC
3 3 (1.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.89%) GDPR
4 2 (0.89%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.89%) NIST
5 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.44%) HL7
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (15.56%) Docker
2 9 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.89%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.44%) HDFS
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (15.56%) Terraform
2 30 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 13 (5.78%) Ansible
4 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.89%) Puppet
4 2 (0.89%) SCCM
5 1 (0.44%) CASB
5 1 (0.44%) Grafana
5 1 (0.44%) Oozie
5 1 (0.44%) Packer
5 1 (0.44%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.44%) Rancher
5 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (11.11%) Oracle
2 21 (9.33%) Talend
3 15 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.56%) IBM
5 7 (3.11%) Google
5 7 (3.11%) Sun
6 6 (2.67%) AppDynamics
6 6 (2.67%) VMware
7 4 (1.78%) Citrix
8 3 (1.33%) Informatica
8 3 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.89%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.44%) Apple
10 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.44%) Databricks
10 1 (0.44%) New Relic
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.44%) Tableau
10 1 (0.44%) WSO2