The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 59 102
Rank change year-on-year +22 +43  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2232 1744 1044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.25% 3.58% 2.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.71% 35.36% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1344 735
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5919 4932 3243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.93% 10.12% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4030 3505 2131
Median daily rate £475 £470 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +13.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 64 66
Median hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.63% -45.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon AWS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 1358 £525 +5.00% 398
South East +51 358 £475 +5.55% 114
South West +27 147 £413 +3.12% 44
North West +36 100 £450 - 65
West Midlands +50 91 £500 +20.48% 37
East of England -3 75 £451 -5.00% 55
East Midlands -3 61 £423 -23.18% 23
Yorkshire -28 26 £450 -18.18% 28
North East +74 16 £450 -10.00% 6
Midlands - 2 - - 60
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 1805 (42.77%) DevOps
2 1678 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1541 (36.52%) Linux
4 1368 (32.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 1274 (30.19%) Java
6 1088 (25.78%) Python
7 1039 (24.62%) Ansible
8 1027 (24.34%) Puppet
9 1018 (24.12%) Docker
9 1018 (24.12%) Jenkins
10 901 (21.35%) Web Services
11 859 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
12 791 (18.74%) Git (software)
13 707 (16.75%) TDD
14 686 (16.26%) Opscode Chef
15 679 (16.09%) JavaScript
16 632 (14.98%) Configuration Management
17 627 (14.86%) Finance
18 621 (14.72%) Ruby
19 616 (14.60%) Windows
20 541 (12.82%) Microservices
21 523 (12.39%) Scrum
22 504 (11.94%) Terraform
23 500 (11.85%) SQL
24 488 (11.56%) Open Source
25 486 (11.52%) Node.js
26 465 (11.02%) Bash Shell
27 429 (10.17%) HTML
28 406 (9.62%) .NET
29 405 (9.60%) Amazon EC2

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 309 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
2 233 (5.52%) OpenStack
3 231 (5.47%) Confluence
4 206 (4.88%) Apache
5 175 (4.15%) Tomcat
6 173 (4.10%) nginx
7 169 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 137 (3.25%) Apache Spark
9 104 (2.46%) WebSphere
10 102 (2.42%) IIS
11 98 (2.32%) WebLogic
12 71 (1.68%) CMS
13 69 (1.64%) JBoss
14 48 (1.14%) Apache Pig
15 35 (0.83%) Apache Solr
15 35 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 32 (0.76%) MS Exchange
17 29 (0.69%) SharePoint
18 28 (0.66%) Drupal
19 26 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 16 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.28%) HipChat
5 8 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.095%) SPSS
10 2 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.024%) Weka
Business Applications
1 58 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.24%) Magento
3 9 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.17%) Maximo
6 6 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.14%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 4 (0.095%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.095%) SDL Web 8
8 2 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.047%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.047%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.047%) SAP MDG
8 2 (0.047%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.024%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.024%) SessionCam
9 1 (0.024%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1368 (32.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 405 (9.60%) Amazon EC2
3 336 (7.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 326 (7.73%) PaaS
5 285 (6.75%) Amazon S3
6 236 (5.59%) IaaS
7 226 (5.36%) GitHub
8 195 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
9 181 (4.29%) SaaS
10 166 (3.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 158 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
12 143 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
13 120 (2.84%) Office 365
14 89 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 89 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
15 80 (1.90%) OpenShift
16 79 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
17 69 (1.64%) Route 53
18 66 (1.56%) Heroku
19 61 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 271 (6.42%) Firewall
2 255 (6.04%) DNS
3 240 (5.69%) HTTP
4 184 (4.36%) TCP/IP
5 160 (3.79%) VPN
6 141 (3.34%) SSL
7 128 (3.03%) WAN
8 103 (2.44%) LAN
9 86 (2.04%) Internet
10 81 (1.92%) Network Security
11 77 (1.82%) SAN
12 72 (1.71%) DHCP
13 47 (1.11%) IPsec
14 34 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
15 33 (0.78%) HTTPS
16 32 (0.76%) Wireless
17 31 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
18 30 (0.71%) LDAP
18 30 (0.71%) NAS
18 30 (0.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (9.53%) SQL Server
2 377 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 362 (8.58%) MySQL
4 355 (8.41%) MongoDB
5 340 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
6 308 (7.30%) Big Data
7 291 (6.90%) Hadoop
8 164 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
9 159 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 159 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 135 (3.20%) Apache Hive
11 133 (3.15%) Redis
12 123 (2.91%) Relational Database
13 117 (2.77%) Amazon Redshift
14 115 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
15 60 (1.42%) HBase
16 53 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
17 52 (1.23%) Oracle Database
18 47 (1.11%) RDBMS
19 44 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1018 (24.12%) Jenkins
2 791 (18.74%) Git (software)
3 341 (8.08%) JIRA
4 270 (6.40%) Maven
5 163 (3.86%) TeamCity
6 152 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 133 (3.15%) Bitbucket
8 117 (2.77%) Vagrant
9 110 (2.61%) Selenium
10 104 (2.46%) Subversion
11 101 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
12 96 (2.27%) GitLab
13 91 (2.16%) Gradle
14 88 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 87 (2.06%) Cucumber
16 81 (1.92%) gulp
17 78 (1.85%) Artifactory
17 78 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
18 72 (1.71%) JUnit
19 71 (1.68%) Ant
General
1 627 (14.86%) Finance
2 220 (5.21%) Banking
3 138 (3.27%) Retail
4 105 (2.49%) Marketing
5 85 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 55 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 52 (1.23%) Electronics
8 50 (1.18%) Publishing
9 38 (0.90%) Front Office
10 34 (0.81%) Games
11 31 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.62%) Advertising
13 25 (0.59%) Legal
14 24 (0.57%) Investment Banking
15 17 (0.40%) Billing
16 14 (0.33%) Law
17 13 (0.31%) Back Office
18 10 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.19%) Retail Banking
20 6 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1110 (26.30%) Developer
2 978 (23.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 710 (16.82%) Architect
4 525 (12.44%) AWS Engineer
5 438 (10.38%) AWS DevOps
6 396 (9.38%) Java Developer
7 349 (8.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 262 (6.21%) Cloud Engineer
9 250 (5.92%) Cloud Architect
10 223 (5.28%) Linux Engineer
11 210 (4.98%) AWS Developer
12 209 (4.95%) Consultant
13 208 (4.93%) AWS Architect
14 174 (4.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 162 (3.84%) .NET Developer
16 150 (3.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 142 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
18 141 (3.34%) Senior Developer
19 138 (3.27%) Technical Architect
20 104 (2.46%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 901 (21.35%) Web Services
2 486 (11.52%) Node.js
3 429 (10.17%) HTML
4 406 (9.62%) .NET
5 375 (8.89%) AngularJS
6 373 (8.84%) CSS
7 345 (8.18%) REST
8 302 (7.16%) Spring
9 222 (5.26%) JSON
10 213 (5.05%) HTML5
11 210 (4.98%) Elastic Stack
12 208 (4.93%) React
13 188 (4.45%) RESTful
14 179 (4.24%) ASP.NET
15 173 (4.10%) Kafka
16 157 (3.72%) XML
17 146 (3.46%) CSS3
18 134 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web API
19 130 (3.08%) jQuery
19 130 (3.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 246 (5.83%) Public Cloud
2 186 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
3 180 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 169 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 123 (2.91%) User Experience
6 102 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 92 (2.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 71 (1.68%) Private Cloud
9 59 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 57 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
11 53 (1.26%) Algorithms
11 53 (1.26%) Cloud Native
12 49 (1.16%) PKI
13 48 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
14 47 (1.11%) Data Structures
15 44 (1.04%) Fintech
16 38 (0.90%) Management Information System
17 37 (0.88%) Clustering
18 33 (0.78%) Virtual Team
19 31 (0.73%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1541 (36.52%) Linux
2 616 (14.60%) Windows
3 361 (8.55%) Unix
4 285 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 243 (5.76%) CentOS
6 196 (4.64%) Windows Server
7 115 (2.73%) Ubuntu
8 77 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 67 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (1.04%) Solaris
11 42 (1.00%) Android
12 35 (0.83%) Apple iOS
13 34 (0.81%) CoreOS
14 27 (0.64%) SUSE
15 26 (0.62%) Mac OS X
15 26 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (0.57%) AIX
17 23 (0.55%) Windows 10
18 21 (0.50%) VMS
19 16 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1805 (42.77%) DevOps
2 1678 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 859 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
4 707 (16.75%) TDD
5 632 (14.98%) Configuration Management
6 541 (12.82%) Microservices
7 523 (12.39%) Scrum
8 488 (11.56%) Open Source
9 399 (9.45%) Migration
10 368 (8.72%) Test Automation
11 335 (7.94%) BDD
11 335 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 303 (7.18%) Software Engineering
13 301 (7.13%) MVC
14 287 (6.80%) E-Commerce
15 261 (6.18%) Kanban
16 219 (5.19%) SOA
17 203 (4.81%) Analytics
18 188 (4.45%) High Availability
19 170 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1274 (30.19%) Java
2 1088 (25.78%) Python
3 679 (16.09%) JavaScript
4 621 (14.72%) Ruby
5 500 (11.85%) SQL
6 465 (11.02%) Bash Shell
7 370 (8.77%) C#
8 295 (6.99%) PowerShell
9 273 (6.47%) Scala
10 216 (5.12%) Perl
11 172 (4.08%) Go
12 163 (3.86%) PHP
13 117 (2.77%) Shell Script
14 108 (2.56%) Groovy
15 60 (1.42%) C++
16 49 (1.16%) C
17 47 (1.11%) R
18 35 (0.83%) T-SQL
19 33 (0.78%) TypeScript
20 32 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 383 (9.08%) Security Cleared
2 335 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 137 (3.25%) Degree
4 72 (1.71%) AWS Certification
5 65 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (1.52%) CISSP
7 53 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 51 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (0.92%) MCSE
10 32 (0.76%) CISM
11 30 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 30 (0.71%) PMI Certification
11 30 (0.71%) PMP
12 26 (0.62%) CCNA
13 23 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
13 23 (0.55%) SANS
14 21 (0.50%) CCIE
14 21 (0.50%) CCNP
14 21 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
15 20 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (3.55%) QA
2 54 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 50 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.52%) PMO
5 20 (0.47%) COBIT
6 17 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 17 (0.40%) SLA
7 14 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.28%) GDPR
9 11 (0.26%) GCP
10 8 (0.19%) FedRAMP
10 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.14%) JSP 440
11 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.12%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.047%) EMIR
13 2 (0.047%) GPG13
13 2 (0.047%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.047%) MiFID
System Software
1 1018 (24.12%) Docker
2 223 (5.28%) Active Directory
3 169 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (1.71%) Hyper-V
5 55 (1.30%) vSphere
6 54 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 49 (1.16%) HDFS
8 45 (1.07%) vCloud
9 40 (0.95%) Xen
10 37 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (0.55%) KVM
11 23 (0.55%) LXC
12 21 (0.50%) etcd
12 21 (0.50%) flannel
13 19 (0.45%) Apache Flume
14 17 (0.40%) Squid
14 17 (0.40%) XenApp
15 13 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 13 (0.31%) iptables
16 12 (0.28%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1039 (24.62%) Ansible
2 1027 (24.34%) Puppet
3 686 (16.26%) Opscode Chef
4 504 (11.94%) Terraform
5 383 (9.08%) Kubernetes
6 144 (3.41%) logstash
7 114 (2.70%) Kibana
8 98 (2.32%) Nagios
9 97 (2.30%) ZABBIX
10 84 (1.99%) Graphite
11 75 (1.78%) Salt
12 73 (1.73%) Packer
13 64 (1.52%) Mesos
14 60 (1.42%) SCCM
15 49 (1.16%) Grafana
15 49 (1.16%) HAProxy
16 46 (1.09%) Consul
17 40 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
18 38 (0.90%) Prometheus
19 33 (0.78%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 387 (9.17%) VMware
2 386 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 381 (9.03%) Oracle
4 270 (6.40%) Red Hat
5 252 (5.97%) Google
6 160 (3.79%) Splunk
7 143 (3.39%) Cisco
8 124 (2.94%) Atlassian
9 122 (2.89%) SAP
10 101 (2.39%) New Relic
11 89 (2.11%) IBM
12 85 (2.01%) HP
13 78 (1.85%) AppDynamics
14 65 (1.54%) Rackspace
15 62 (1.47%) Citrix
16 57 (1.35%) TIBCO
17 56 (1.33%) SaltStack
18 54 (1.28%) Juniper
19 53 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
20 49 (1.16%) CheckPoint
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