Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 74 77
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3 +12
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 19 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.93% 1.37% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.36% 14.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Essex median daily rate £570 £503 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.43% +8.65% -
10th Percentile £469 £366 £419
90th Percentile £688 £550 £531
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 78 75 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.02% 9.36% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 17
Essex median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £176 £256 £218
90th Percentile £606 £488 £509
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £444
% change year-on-year +3.03% -7.04% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Essex median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% -1.37% -22.34%
10th Percentile £38.80 £18.00 £21.45
90th Percentile £76.75 £37.00 £41.65
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £23.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +165.96% -26.56% +156.00%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -9 6 £565 +11.33% 2
Basildon - 2 £625 -
Colchester - 1 £475 - 3
Witham - 1 £525 -
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 10 (52.63%) SOA
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
4 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (42.11%) Marketing
5 8 (42.11%) SAP
5 8 (42.11%) Middleware
6 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (36.84%) Electronics
6 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
6 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
6 7 (36.84%) Programme Management
6 7 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
6 7 (36.84%) Ansible
6 7 (36.84%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (21.05%) Coaching
9 4 (21.05%) Puppet
10 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
10 3 (15.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 3 (15.79%) User Stories
10 3 (15.79%) PaaS

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 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) PaaS
3 2 (10.53%) IaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 8 (42.11%) Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Electronics
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
2 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
4 4 (21.05%) AWS Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Azure Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Developer
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Architect
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Middleware
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Core
4 1 (5.26%) Grails
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) Kafka
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) SOA
4 9 (47.37%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (36.84%) Programme Management
6 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
7 4 (21.05%) Coaching
8 3 (15.79%) Kanban
8 3 (15.79%) Microservices
8 3 (15.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 3 (15.79%) User Stories
9 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.53%) Migration
9 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 2 (10.53%) Time Management
9 2 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Groovy
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) AWS Certification
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
3 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle