Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 6 months to 18 August 2019 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)
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 28 80
Rank change year-on-year +10 +52 -5
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 94 111 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.08% 11.11% 3.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 62.67% 53.88% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 61 23
Essex median daily rate £525 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.64% +6.82% +57.14%
10th Percentile £411 £425 £465
90th Percentile £629 £675 £666
East of England median daily rate £500 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year +35.14% - -

Amazon 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 Essex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 150 206 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 19.28% 20.62% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 126 83
Essex median daily rate £470 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £300 £353 £275
90th Percentile £603 £655 £619
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 15
Essex median hourly rate £41.25 £70.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.07% +34.62% +188.89%
10th Percentile £36.13 £29.80 £36.10
90th Percentile £47.38 £75.00 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year -5.41% -53.46% +156.45%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Essex

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Essex

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Essex over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Essex

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Southend-on-Sea +6 62 £525 -8.70%
Colchester +4 6 £475 -
Brentwood - 2 £525 - 2
Chelmsford +3 1 - - 1
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon 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 Essex region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 69 (73.40%) Java
2 60 (63.83%) Jenkins
3 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (60.64%) Unix
5 53 (56.38%) Microservices
6 49 (52.13%) Spring
7 48 (51.06%) Linux
7 48 (51.06%) Git (software)
8 47 (50.00%) MySQL
8 47 (50.00%) Oracle
9 44 (46.81%) TDD
9 44 (46.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 43 (45.74%) BDD
11 40 (42.55%) JIRA
12 37 (39.36%) Red Hat
12 37 (39.36%) Oracle Database
13 36 (38.30%) Spring Boot
14 35 (37.23%) CentOS
14 35 (37.23%) JUnit
15 33 (35.11%) Scrum
16 31 (32.98%) SoapUI
17 29 (30.85%) SOAP
18 28 (29.79%) Ansible
19 27 (28.72%) DevOps
20 26 (27.66%) Terraform
21 24 (25.53%) Java 8
22 23 (24.47%) Docker
23 18 (19.15%) Artifactory
23 18 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
24 17 (18.09%) Test Strategy

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 13 (13.83%) Confluence
2 8 (8.51%) SAS
3 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.19%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.38%) GitHub
4 5 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.26%) iTunes
5 4 (4.26%) Serverless
6 3 (3.19%) Amazon SageMaker
6 3 (3.19%) IaaS
7 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.06%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) VPN
2 2 (2.13%) SSH
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) SSL
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (50.00%) MySQL
2 37 (39.36%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.06%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.06%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.06%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (1.06%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 60 (63.83%) Jenkins
2 48 (51.06%) Git (software)
3 40 (42.55%) JIRA
4 35 (37.23%) JUnit
5 31 (32.98%) SoapUI
6 18 (19.15%) Artifactory
7 14 (14.89%) GitLab
8 12 (12.77%) Maven
9 6 (6.38%) Checkstyle
10 4 (4.26%) CA Gen
11 3 (3.19%) git-flow
12 2 (2.13%) Robot Framework
12 2 (2.13%) Selenium
12 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Law
2 3 (3.19%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Developer
2 39 (41.49%) Java Developer
3 21 (22.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (17.02%) Lead Developer
4 16 (17.02%) Lead Java Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (7.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Java Team Leader
8 5 (5.32%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.32%) Tester
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Unix Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Data Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) QA Tester
10 3 (3.19%) Senior QA Tester
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Tester
10 3 (3.19%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (52.13%) Spring
2 36 (38.30%) Spring Boot
3 29 (30.85%) SOAP
4 13 (13.83%) J2EE
5 9 (9.57%) Web Services
6 7 (7.45%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.19%) .NET
7 3 (3.19%) .NET Core
7 3 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.19%) RESTful
8 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.13%) CGI
8 2 (2.13%) REST
9 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.06%) boto
9 1 (1.06%) CSS
9 1 (1.06%) Flask
9 1 (1.06%) HTML
9 1 (1.06%) Pandas
9 1 (1.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.26%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (60.64%) Unix
2 48 (51.06%) Linux
3 35 (37.23%) CentOS
4 4 (4.26%) Windows
4 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (56.38%) Microservices
3 44 (46.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 44 (46.81%) TDD
4 43 (45.74%) BDD
5 33 (35.11%) Scrum
6 27 (28.72%) DevOps
7 18 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (18.09%) Configuration Management
8 17 (18.09%) Test Strategy
9 16 (17.02%) Process Improvement
10 14 (14.89%) Epics
10 14 (14.89%) User Stories
11 12 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement Process
12 11 (11.70%) ETL
12 11 (11.70%) Kanban
13 9 (9.57%) Open Source
13 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
14 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 69 (73.40%) Java
2 24 (25.53%) Java 8
3 14 (14.89%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.64%) SQL
5 9 (9.57%) Ruby
6 6 (6.38%) Python
7 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.26%) Perl
9 3 (3.19%) C#
9 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.13%) C
10 2 (2.13%) Groovy
10 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.06%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) OCPJP
1 13 (13.83%) Sun Certification
2 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.13%) ISEB
4 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (24.47%) Docker
2 3 (3.19%) Firmware
3 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (29.79%) Ansible
2 26 (27.66%) Terraform
3 13 (13.83%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.26%) SCCM
5 2 (2.13%) Puppet
6 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 47 (50.00%) Oracle
2 37 (39.36%) Red Hat
3 13 (13.83%) Sun
4 6 (6.38%) Remedy
5 4 (4.26%) Apple
5 4 (4.26%) BEA
5 4 (4.26%) Informatica
5 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.26%) Pega
5 4 (4.26%) webMethods