Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 63 74
Rank change year-on-year +49 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 169 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.75% 4.16% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 67.60% 31.37% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 22 2
Essex median daily rate £550 £550 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.05% +44.20% -17.57%
10th Percentile £344 £476 £332
90th Percentile £613 £628 £426
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 250 102 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.30% 13.25% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 62 37
Essex median daily rate £523 £505 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.47% +68.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £428
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 6
Essex median hourly rate £22.00 £62.50 £24.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.80% +152.78% -23.92%
10th Percentile £21.00 £37.20 £18.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £63.75 £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -72.00% +290.63% -46.67%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 +14 84 £550 -4.35% 5
Colchester +3 5 £375 -21.05% 2
Basildon - 4 £325 -
Chelmsford - 1 £550 - 3
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 93 (55.03%) DevOps
2 88 (52.07%) Ansible
3 80 (47.34%) Linux
4 77 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (44.97%) Java
5 76 (44.97%) Jenkins
6 67 (39.64%) Configuration Management
7 54 (31.95%) Scrum
8 52 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 47 (27.81%) Docker
9 47 (27.81%) Web Services
10 45 (26.63%) Finance
11 44 (26.04%) MySQL
12 43 (25.44%) JIRA
13 42 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (24.85%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (24.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 40 (23.67%) Microservices
16 38 (22.49%) Oracle
16 38 (22.49%) SAP
17 37 (21.89%) Electronics
17 37 (21.89%) Telecoms
17 37 (21.89%) Manufacturing
17 37 (21.89%) Digital Marketing
17 37 (21.89%) Marketing
17 37 (21.89%) Programme Management
18 36 (21.30%) Unix
18 36 (21.30%) Terraform
19 32 (18.93%) J2EE
19 32 (18.93%) Puppet

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 31 (18.34%) Confluence
2 20 (11.83%) Apache
3 19 (11.24%) Tomcat
4 17 (10.06%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.51%) IIS
5 11 (6.51%) Jetty
5 11 (6.51%) Mongrel
5 11 (6.51%) nginx
6 8 (4.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (4.73%) MS Exchange
7 7 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.55%) JBoss
8 6 (3.55%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.96%) WildFly
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.59%) SAS
10 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 41 (24.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (10.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (8.28%) Office 365
4 13 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (6.51%) Google App Engine
6 7 (4.14%) iTunes
7 5 (2.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (2.96%) GitHub
8 3 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.59%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.61%) TCP/IP
2 21 (12.43%) HTTP
3 17 (10.06%) DNS
4 15 (8.88%) SSL
5 11 (6.51%) DHCP
5 11 (6.51%) FTP
5 11 (6.51%) IPsec
6 10 (5.92%) SAN
7 8 (4.73%) SSH
8 6 (3.55%) NAS
8 6 (3.55%) VPN
9 1 (0.59%) LAN
9 1 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.04%) MySQL
2 12 (7.10%) Hadoop
3 11 (6.51%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (6.51%) Ingres
4 10 (5.92%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.96%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.78%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.59%) BODI
8 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.59%) DB2
8 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.59%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 76 (44.97%) Jenkins
2 52 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 43 (25.44%) JIRA
4 14 (8.28%) JUnit
4 14 (8.28%) Maven
4 14 (8.28%) Robot Framework
5 10 (5.92%) SoapUI
6 9 (5.33%) Travis CI
7 7 (4.14%) Artifactory
7 7 (4.14%) Subversion
8 6 (3.55%) CA Gen
8 6 (3.55%) Checkstyle
8 6 (3.55%) GitLab
9 5 (2.96%) JMeter
9 5 (2.96%) Selenium
10 4 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.78%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.78%) git-flow
11 3 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.78%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (26.63%) Finance
2 37 (21.89%) Electronics
2 37 (21.89%) Manufacturing
2 37 (21.89%) Marketing
2 37 (21.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (29.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (23.67%) Developer
3 28 (16.57%) Java Developer
4 19 (11.24%) Architect
4 19 (11.24%) Senior DevOps
4 19 (11.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (5.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (5.92%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (5.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (5.33%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (4.73%) Lead Developer
7 8 (4.73%) Lead Java Developer
7 8 (4.73%) QA Tester
7 8 (4.73%) Tester
7 8 (4.73%) Unix Developer
8 7 (4.14%) Administrator
8 7 (4.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.14%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (3.55%) AWS Architect
9 6 (3.55%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.81%) Web Services
2 32 (18.93%) J2EE
3 30 (17.75%) Middleware
4 29 (17.16%) Spring
5 24 (14.20%) Spring Boot
6 15 (8.88%) SOAP
7 13 (7.69%) REST
8 12 (7.10%) .NET
9 11 (6.51%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (6.51%) Servlets
10 10 (5.92%) JMS
11 7 (4.14%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (3.55%) JSON
12 6 (3.55%) SAML
13 5 (2.96%) Sensu
13 5 (2.96%) XML
14 3 (1.78%) Spring Batch
14 3 (1.78%) XSLT
15 2 (1.18%) CSS
15 2 (1.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.02%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.33%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.73%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.73%) Replication
5 7 (4.14%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.55%) Clustering
6 6 (3.55%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.78%) User Experience
9 1 (0.59%) CESG
9 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 80 (47.34%) Linux
2 36 (21.30%) Unix
3 28 (16.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (11.83%) Windows
5 16 (9.47%) CentOS
6 8 (4.73%) Solaris
7 7 (4.14%) AIX
8 6 (3.55%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.96%) Android
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (55.03%) DevOps
2 77 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (39.64%) Configuration Management
4 54 (31.95%) Scrum
5 42 (24.85%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (23.67%) Microservices
7 37 (21.89%) Digital Marketing
7 37 (21.89%) Programme Management
8 30 (17.75%) Open Source
8 30 (17.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 26 (15.38%) TDD
10 24 (14.20%) SOA
10 24 (14.20%) Test Automation
11 23 (13.61%) Deployment Automation
12 20 (11.83%) Kanban
13 17 (10.06%) Continuous Deployment
13 17 (10.06%) Test Strategy
14 16 (9.47%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 76 (44.97%) Java
2 26 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 17 (10.06%) SQL
4 12 (7.10%) Java 8
5 11 (6.51%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.33%) Perl
7 5 (2.96%) Python
8 4 (2.37%) C
9 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (0.59%) C#
10 1 (0.59%) Dart
10 1 (0.59%) Go
Qualifications
1 24 (14.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.37%) Degree
4 2 (1.18%) IRCA
4 2 (1.18%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (1.18%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.59%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.59%) CISSP
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) QA
2 6 (3.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (3.55%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (27.81%) Docker
2 11 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.51%) Xen
3 7 (4.14%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (3.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 88 (52.07%) Ansible
2 36 (21.30%) Terraform
3 32 (18.93%) Puppet
4 22 (13.02%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.73%) Opsview
6 7 (4.14%) Kibana
6 7 (4.14%) logstash
6 7 (4.14%) SCCM
7 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (3.55%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (2.96%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (2.37%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.59%) Mesos
10 1 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.59%) Salt
10 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (22.49%) Oracle
1 38 (22.49%) SAP
2 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.06%) VMware
4 14 (8.28%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.51%) Google
6 8 (4.73%) Apple
6 8 (4.73%) Clearswift
6 8 (4.73%) Proofpoint
7 7 (4.14%) Informatica
8 6 (3.55%) BEA
8 6 (3.55%) Cloudera
8 6 (3.55%) Draytek
8 6 (3.55%) IBM
8 6 (3.55%) Pega
8 6 (3.55%) SonicWALL
8 6 (3.55%) webMethods
9 5 (2.96%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.78%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.18%) Sun