Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 18 44
Rank change year-on-year +9 +26 +20
Contract jobs citing AWS 298 287 221
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 9.32% 7.05% 4.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.48% 32.25% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 184 112
Median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £363 £352 £351
90th Percentile £638 £625 £610
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.23% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.00% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.13 £42.50
% change year-on-year -14.89% -3.24% +3.03%

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 795 890 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.87% 21.87% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 544 413
Median daily rate £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +1.80%
10th Percentile £207 £200 £160
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 11
Median hourly rate £26.25 £19.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.91% -53.53% +26.02%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.29 £14.25
90th Percentile £66.75 £161.00 £96.25
Median hourly rate £24.20 £18.71 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.35% -6.48% +5.26%

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 4 April 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 4 April 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 +8 127 £500 +5.26% 126
Hertfordshire +27 74 £425 -8.60% 35
Essex +4 71 £539 +7.80% 25
Bedfordshire -13 14 £420 -12.73% 4
Suffolk +6 8 £400 -3.03% 7
East Anglia +5 3 £500 - 1
Norfolk +15 2 £400 -21.95% 8
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 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.

1 123 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (28.86%) DevOps
3 78 (26.17%) Azure
4 66 (22.15%) Microservices
5 61 (20.47%) Java
6 60 (20.13%) Python
7 48 (16.11%) Web Services
8 47 (15.77%) Scrum
8 47 (15.77%) Node.js
8 47 (15.77%) Terraform
9 42 (14.09%) Docker
9 42 (14.09%) Linux
10 41 (13.76%) Serverless
11 40 (13.42%) JavaScript
11 40 (13.42%) Kubernetes
11 40 (13.42%) Test Automation
12 37 (12.42%) AWS Lambda
13 35 (11.74%) SQL
14 34 (11.41%) C#
14 34 (11.41%) TDD
14 34 (11.41%) Spring
14 34 (11.41%) Analytics
14 34 (11.41%) Git (software)
14 34 (11.41%) Security Cleared
15 33 (11.07%) SC Cleared
15 33 (11.07%) Amazon S3
15 33 (11.07%) React
15 33 (11.07%) Spring Boot
16 32 (10.74%) .NET
17 31 (10.40%) MySQL

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 22 (7.38%) Confluence
2 14 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (4.36%) Skype for Business
4 11 (3.69%) Apache Spark
5 9 (3.02%) Apache
5 9 (3.02%) nginx
6 7 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.34%) SAS
9 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.01%) JBoss
9 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.67%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.67%) IIS
10 2 (0.67%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 78 (26.17%) Azure
2 41 (13.76%) Serverless
3 37 (12.42%) AWS Lambda
4 33 (11.07%) Amazon S3
5 21 (7.05%) GCP
6 20 (6.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 20 (6.71%) Office 365
7 19 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (6.04%) Power Platform
9 14 (4.70%) CloudFront
10 12 (4.03%) SaaS
11 11 (3.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (3.36%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (3.36%) IaaS
13 8 (2.68%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (2.01%) Amazon SageMaker
14 6 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (1.34%) Amazon ECS
15 4 (1.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.70%) DNS
2 15 (5.03%) DHCP
3 13 (4.36%) Skype
4 9 (3.02%) HTTP
5 6 (2.01%) Firewall
6 3 (1.01%) SAN
6 3 (1.01%) SSL
6 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.01%) VPN
7 2 (0.67%) Broadband
7 2 (0.67%) Internet
7 2 (0.67%) Network Security
7 2 (0.67%) SMS
7 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.34%) IKE
8 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.40%) MySQL
2 30 (10.07%) Amazon Redshift
3 23 (7.72%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (6.04%) Power BI
5 17 (5.70%) SQL Server
6 16 (5.37%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (4.70%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.36%) Oracle Database
9 12 (4.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (3.69%) Data Lake
10 11 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (3.36%) Amazon Athena
11 10 (3.36%) BigQuery
12 9 (3.02%) NoSQL
12 9 (3.02%) OLAP
13 8 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (2.35%) Big Data
14 7 (2.35%) Snowflake Schema
15 6 (2.01%) Apache Hive
16 5 (1.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.40%) Jenkins
3 30 (10.07%) JIRA
4 8 (2.68%) Bitbucket
4 8 (2.68%) Checkstyle
5 7 (2.35%) GitLab
6 6 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.34%) Selenium
8 3 (1.01%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.01%) ER Studio
8 3 (1.01%) JMeter
8 3 (1.01%) Mocha
8 3 (1.01%) Subversion
8 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.01%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.01%) webpack
9 2 (0.67%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.67%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.67%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (5.03%) Retail
2 14 (4.70%) Finance
3 9 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.01%) Games
4 6 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.01%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.34%) Publishing
7 3 (1.01%) Law
8 2 (0.67%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (33.56%) Developer
2 55 (18.46%) Architect
3 36 (12.08%) AWS Engineer
4 31 (10.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (9.06%) AWS Developer
6 24 (8.05%) Java Developer
6 24 (8.05%) React Developer
7 19 (6.38%) Data Engineer
8 18 (6.04%) .NET Developer
8 18 (6.04%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.70%) Security Architect
10 16 (5.37%) C# Developer
11 14 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (4.36%) AWS DevOps
13 12 (4.03%) Active Directory Engineer
13 12 (4.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.03%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (3.69%) DBA
14 11 (3.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.11%) Web Services
2 47 (15.77%) Node.js
3 34 (11.41%) Spring
4 33 (11.07%) React
4 33 (11.07%) Spring Boot
5 32 (10.74%) .NET
6 16 (5.37%) ASP.NET
7 15 (5.03%) Redux
8 13 (4.36%) AngularJS
9 12 (4.03%) HTML
10 11 (3.69%) REST
11 10 (3.36%) ASP.NET Core
11 10 (3.36%) CSS
11 10 (3.36%) Middleware
12 9 (3.02%) .NET Core
12 9 (3.02%) Laravel
13 8 (2.68%) CSS3
13 8 (2.68%) React Native
14 7 (2.35%) HTML5
14 7 (2.35%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (5.37%) Replication
4 13 (4.36%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.02%) User Experience
7 7 (2.35%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.01%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.34%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.01%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.67%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.67%) Clustering
12 2 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.67%) Online Games
12 2 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.09%) Linux
2 31 (10.40%) Windows
3 21 (7.05%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (5.03%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (4.03%) Windows Server 2019
6 9 (3.02%) Unix
7 4 (1.34%) Android
7 4 (1.34%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.01%) Debian
8 3 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.67%) AIX
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.34%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (28.86%) DevOps
3 66 (22.15%) Microservices
4 47 (15.77%) Scrum
5 40 (13.42%) Test Automation
6 34 (11.41%) Analytics
6 34 (11.41%) TDD
7 27 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (8.72%) Infrastructure as Code
9 25 (8.39%) ETL
9 25 (8.39%) Visualisation
10 21 (7.05%) Migration
10 21 (7.05%) Open Source
11 20 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (6.71%) Data Science
11 20 (6.71%) Data Visualisation
12 19 (6.38%) Programme Management
12 19 (6.38%) Software Engineering
13 18 (6.04%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.47%) Java
2 60 (20.13%) Python
3 40 (13.42%) JavaScript
4 35 (11.74%) SQL
5 34 (11.41%) C#
6 21 (7.05%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.69%) PHP
8 10 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.02%) Java 8
10 6 (2.01%) Perl
11 5 (1.68%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.34%) Ruby
13 3 (1.01%) C
13 3 (1.01%) Groovy
13 3 (1.01%) Scala
13 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.67%) Go
14 2 (0.67%) R
15 1 (0.34%) AWK
15 1 (0.34%) ES6
Qualifications
1 34 (11.41%) Security Cleared
2 33 (11.07%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.70%) CISSP
4 9 (3.02%) Degree
5 6 (2.01%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.01%) MCSE
7 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.01%) OCP
8 1 (0.34%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.36%) SLA
2 9 (3.02%) NCSC
3 3 (1.01%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) GDPR
4 2 (0.67%) NIST
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.34%) GxP
5 1 (0.34%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (14.09%) Docker
2 26 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.01%) vSphere
7 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.34%) Firmware
8 1 (0.34%) HDFS
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 47 (15.77%) Terraform
2 40 (13.42%) Kubernetes
3 26 (8.72%) Ansible
4 14 (4.70%) SCCM
5 8 (2.68%) Puppet
6 5 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.67%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.34%) CASB
9 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.34%) Grafana
9 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.34%) Kibana
9 1 (0.34%) logstash
9 1 (0.34%) Nagios
9 1 (0.34%) Oozie
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.34%) Packer
Vendors
1 30 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.72%) Oracle
3 21 (7.05%) VMware
4 15 (5.03%) Google
4 15 (5.03%) Tableau
5 10 (3.36%) Cognos
5 10 (3.36%) Talend
6 8 (2.68%) IBM
7 6 (2.01%) AppDynamics
7 6 (2.01%) Citrix
7 6 (2.01%) Cloudera
7 6 (2.01%) Informatica
8 5 (1.68%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.01%) SAP
10 2 (0.67%) Ariba
10 2 (0.67%) F5
10 2 (0.67%) New Relic
10 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.67%) Virgin Media