Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 11 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +29
Contract jobs citing AWS 110 299 354
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 7.62% 8.30% 7.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.74% 35.94% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 219 226
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £308 £357 £353
90th Percentile £583 £628 £606
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
England median hourly rate £58.00 £35.00 £48.40
% change year-on-year +65.71% -27.69% +8.16%

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 336 832 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.27% 23.10% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 572 572
Median daily rate £425 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £185 £219 £168
90th Percentile £575 £600 £595
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 21
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - -72.00%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £34.03 £20.25
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -2.78%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +13 50 £473 -10.85% 12
Hertfordshire -14 20 £500 +17.65% 36
Cambridgeshire -13 19 £400 -20.00% 83
Bedfordshire +9 12 £225 -60.87% 5
Suffolk +17 7 £325 -31.58% 6
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 42 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.45%) Java
3 36 (32.73%) Linux
4 34 (30.91%) Terraform
5 32 (29.09%) DevOps
5 32 (29.09%) Azure
5 32 (29.09%) Oracle
6 29 (26.36%) Docker
7 28 (25.45%) Python
8 27 (24.55%) Kubernetes
9 26 (23.64%) Jenkins
10 25 (22.73%) Microservices
10 25 (22.73%) MySQL
11 22 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 21 (19.09%) Ansible
13 20 (18.18%) Spring
14 18 (16.36%) SC Cleared
15 16 (14.55%) Git (software)
15 16 (14.55%) Scrum
16 15 (13.64%) JIRA
16 15 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
17 14 (12.73%) Serverless
17 14 (12.73%) Bash Shell
17 14 (12.73%) Puppet
17 14 (12.73%) Node.js
17 14 (12.73%) Windows
18 13 (11.82%) OO
18 13 (11.82%) GCP
18 13 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (11.82%) Amazon EKS

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 10 (9.09%) Confluence
2 9 (8.18%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.36%) IBM Domino
3 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.73%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.73%) JBoss
6 3 (2.73%) SAS
6 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.82%) Apache
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.82%) IIS
7 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.91%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.91%) Luigi
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Magento
2 3 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.82%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.91%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.09%) Azure
2 15 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (12.73%) Serverless
4 13 (11.82%) Amazon EKS
4 13 (11.82%) GCP
5 12 (10.91%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (10.00%) Amazon S3
6 11 (10.00%) Office 365
7 10 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (7.27%) Amazon ECS
9 7 (6.36%) IaaS
9 7 (6.36%) Route 53
10 5 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (3.64%) GitHub
11 4 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (2.73%) PaaS
12 3 (2.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) DNS
2 6 (5.45%) Firewall
3 5 (4.55%) DHCP
4 4 (3.64%) LAN
4 4 (3.64%) Skype
4 4 (3.64%) WAN
5 3 (2.73%) Internet
5 3 (2.73%) VPN
5 3 (2.73%) Wireless
6 2 (1.82%) ADSL
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.82%) MPLS
6 2 (1.82%) NAS
6 2 (1.82%) SAN
6 2 (1.82%) SSH
6 2 (1.82%) SSL
6 2 (1.82%) VLAN
6 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.73%) MySQL
2 10 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
2 10 (9.09%) Big Data
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.36%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.73%) DB2
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.82%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.82%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (23.64%) Jenkins
2 16 (14.55%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.64%) JIRA
4 11 (10.00%) GitLab
5 10 (9.09%) Maven
6 7 (6.36%) Artifactory
7 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.73%) JMeter
8 3 (2.73%) Selenium
8 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.82%) Checkstyle
9 2 (1.82%) PhpStorm
9 2 (1.82%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.82%) WebPageTest
10 1 (0.91%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.91%) GoCD
10 1 (0.91%) Hudson
10 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (3.64%) Public Sector
2 3 (2.73%) Games
3 2 (1.82%) Back Office
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Local Government
4 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (20.00%) Developer
2 19 (17.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (14.55%) Architect
4 15 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Java Developer
6 10 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (7.27%) DBA
8 7 (6.36%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Database Architect
10 5 (4.55%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.64%) Administrator
11 4 (3.64%) Consultant
11 4 (3.64%) MySQL DBA
12 3 (2.73%) Operations Analyst
12 3 (2.73%) Security Analyst
12 3 (2.73%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.18%) Spring
2 14 (12.73%) Node.js
3 12 (10.91%) J2EE
4 11 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 11 (10.00%) Web Services
5 10 (9.09%) REST
6 9 (8.18%) XML
7 8 (7.27%) JSP
7 8 (7.27%) Middleware
7 8 (7.27%) Servlets
8 7 (6.36%) XML Schema
8 7 (6.36%) XSLT
9 6 (5.45%) SOAP
10 5 (4.55%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.55%) HTML
10 5 (4.55%) HTML5
10 5 (4.55%) Swagger
11 4 (3.64%) J2SE
11 4 (3.64%) React
11 4 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
1 6 (5.45%) Replication
2 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (1.82%) FMCG
3 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.91%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.91%) Clustering
4 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.91%) Life Science
4 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.73%) Linux
2 14 (12.73%) Windows
3 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.27%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.55%) Unix
7 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.91%) AIX
9 1 (0.91%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.09%) DevOps
3 25 (22.73%) Microservices
4 16 (14.55%) Scrum
5 13 (11.82%) OO
5 13 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.00%) TDD
7 11 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (9.09%) Migration
9 9 (8.18%) BDD
9 9 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.18%) UML
10 8 (7.27%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (7.27%) Kanban
10 8 (7.27%) Process Improvement
10 8 (7.27%) SOA
10 8 (7.27%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.45%) Java
2 28 (25.45%) Python
3 14 (12.73%) Bash Shell
4 11 (10.00%) Java 8
4 11 (10.00%) SQL
5 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.18%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.27%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.36%) Go
8 6 (5.45%) PHP
9 5 (4.55%) Jython
9 5 (4.55%) Ruby
9 5 (4.55%) Scala
10 4 (3.64%) Elm
11 3 (2.73%) Groovy
11 3 (2.73%) Perl
12 2 (1.82%) AWK
12 2 (1.82%) C#
12 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (3.64%) MCSE
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.64%) OCPJP
3 4 (3.64%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.73%) CISSP
4 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) GPEN
5 2 (1.82%) MCSA
5 2 (1.82%) OSCP
6 1 (0.91%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.91%) CCA
6 1 (0.91%) CCNP
6 1 (0.91%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.91%) CLAS
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.91%) GxP
3 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.91%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 29 (26.36%) Docker
2 9 (8.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.18%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.82%) Postfix
5 2 (1.82%) Varnish
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.91%) qmail
6 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.91%) vSphere
6 1 (0.91%) XenApp
6 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (30.91%) Terraform
2 27 (24.55%) Kubernetes
3 21 (19.09%) Ansible
4 14 (12.73%) Puppet
5 6 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.82%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.82%) Grafana
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.91%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (29.09%) Oracle
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.27%) IBM
3 8 (7.27%) VMware
4 7 (6.36%) Xerox
5 5 (4.55%) Google
5 5 (4.55%) SAP
5 5 (4.55%) Splunk
6 4 (3.64%) BT
6 4 (3.64%) Cloudera
6 4 (3.64%) hybris
6 4 (3.64%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.64%) Sun
6 4 (3.64%) Talend
7 3 (2.73%) Cisco
7 3 (2.73%) Citrix
7 3 (2.73%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.73%) F5
7 3 (2.73%) New Relic
7 3 (2.73%) Palo Alto