Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 56 70
Rank change year-on-year +41 +14 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 115 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.84% 4.68% 1.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 66.47% 34.78% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 14 10
Essex median daily rate £500 £550 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.02% +12.16%
10th Percentile £342 £441 £387
90th Percentile £600 £688 £601
East of England median daily rate £488 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -2.50% -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 173 92 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.82% 13.45% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 61 54
Essex median daily rate £486 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £288 £193 £260
90th Percentile £600 £650 £517
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Essex median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.37%
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11% +132.26%

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 19 March 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 19 March 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 +20 66 £505 +4.39% 4
Colchester +3 6 £413 - 2
Chelmsford - 2 £550 - 3
Basildon +8 1 £550 -12.00%
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 74 (64.35%) Java
2 73 (63.48%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (51.30%) Jenkins
4 55 (47.83%) Microservices
5 53 (46.09%) Scrum
6 48 (41.74%) Oracle
7 46 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 44 (38.26%) JIRA
9 42 (36.52%) Spring
10 41 (35.65%) MySQL
11 40 (34.78%) TDD
11 40 (34.78%) Ansible
11 40 (34.78%) DevOps
11 40 (34.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 37 (32.17%) Docker
13 36 (31.30%) Spring Boot
14 35 (30.43%) Linux
15 33 (28.70%) Oracle Database
16 32 (27.83%) Unix
16 32 (27.83%) Hybrid Cloud
17 31 (26.96%) J2EE
18 30 (26.09%) BDD
19 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Azure
19 26 (22.61%) Confluence
20 24 (20.87%) JUnit
21 23 (20.00%) SOAP
21 23 (20.00%) Java 8
22 22 (19.13%) Red Hat
22 22 (19.13%) Configuration Management
23 21 (18.26%) Kanban

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 26 (22.61%) Confluence
2 11 (9.57%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.22%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.35%) SAS
5 5 (4.35%) WildFly
6 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.48%) JBoss
7 1 (0.87%) Apache
7 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (4.35%) Office 365
3 4 (3.48%) iTunes
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.61%) GitHub
4 3 (2.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) VPN
2 1 (0.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.65%) MySQL
2 33 (28.70%) Oracle Database
3 11 (9.57%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (6.09%) Pentaho
4 7 (6.09%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.48%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.61%) Ingres
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.87%) Big Data
8 1 (0.87%) BODI
8 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.87%) DB2
8 1 (0.87%) HBase
8 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.87%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 59 (51.30%) Jenkins
2 46 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 44 (38.26%) JIRA
4 24 (20.87%) JUnit
5 20 (17.39%) SoapUI
6 15 (13.04%) Robot Framework
7 12 (10.43%) Maven
8 7 (6.09%) Checkstyle
9 6 (5.22%) Artifactory
10 4 (3.48%) CA Gen
11 3 (2.61%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.61%) GitLab
11 3 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (2.61%) Selenium
12 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.74%) git-flow
12 2 (1.74%) Gradle
12 2 (1.74%) NeoLoad
12 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (16.52%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Electronics
2 13 (11.30%) Manufacturing
2 13 (11.30%) Marketing
2 13 (11.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (38.26%) Developer
2 43 (37.39%) Java Developer
3 22 (19.13%) Lead Developer
3 22 (19.13%) Lead Java Developer
4 21 (18.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (12.17%) Architect
6 11 (9.57%) Java Team Leader
6 11 (9.57%) Team Leader
7 9 (7.83%) Tester
8 8 (6.96%) QA Tester
9 7 (6.09%) AWS Architect
9 7 (6.09%) Azure Architect
10 6 (5.22%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (4.35%) Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) Author
11 5 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (4.35%) Technical Author
11 5 (4.35%) Technical Writer
12 4 (3.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (36.52%) Spring
2 36 (31.30%) Spring Boot
3 31 (26.96%) J2EE
4 23 (20.00%) SOAP
5 17 (14.78%) Web Services
6 15 (13.04%) REST
7 14 (12.17%) Middleware
8 12 (10.43%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (6.09%) JMS
11 5 (4.35%) Sensu
12 4 (3.48%) XML
13 3 (2.61%) JSON
14 2 (1.74%) .NET
14 2 (1.74%) ActiveMQ
14 2 (1.74%) CSS
14 2 (1.74%) Hibernate
14 2 (1.74%) HTML
14 2 (1.74%) JPA
14 2 (1.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.83%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.35%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.48%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.87%) Fintech
9 1 (0.87%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.43%) Linux
2 32 (27.83%) Unix
3 17 (14.78%) CentOS
4 9 (7.83%) Solaris
5 6 (5.22%) AIX
6 5 (4.35%) Windows
7 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.74%) Android
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (63.48%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.83%) Microservices
3 53 (46.09%) Scrum
4 40 (34.78%) DevOps
4 40 (34.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 40 (34.78%) TDD
5 30 (26.09%) BDD
6 22 (19.13%) Configuration Management
7 21 (18.26%) Kanban
8 18 (15.65%) Test Automation
9 17 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (14.78%) Test Strategy
10 15 (13.04%) Pair Programming
11 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (11.30%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (11.30%) Programme Management
12 13 (11.30%) SOA
13 11 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (9.57%) Open Source
13 11 (9.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 74 (64.35%) Java
2 23 (20.00%) Java 8
3 13 (11.30%) SQL
4 12 (10.43%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.22%) Ruby
6 5 (4.35%) Python
7 4 (3.48%) Perl
8 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.87%) C
9 1 (0.87%) C#
9 1 (0.87%) Go
9 1 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) OCPJP
3 7 (6.09%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.87%) Degree
4 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (32.17%) Docker
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (34.78%) Ansible
2 21 (18.26%) Terraform
3 9 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.83%) Puppet
4 7 (6.09%) Kibana
4 7 (6.09%) logstash
5 5 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (3.48%) SCCM
7 3 (2.61%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.87%) Mesos
8 1 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 48 (41.74%) Oracle
2 22 (19.13%) Red Hat
3 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.17%) SAP
5 12 (10.43%) IBM
6 9 (7.83%) VMware
7 7 (6.09%) Cloudera
7 7 (6.09%) Sun
8 5 (4.35%) AppDynamics
8 5 (4.35%) Apple
8 5 (4.35%) Clearswift
8 5 (4.35%) Informatica
8 5 (4.35%) Proofpoint
9 4 (3.48%) BEA
9 4 (3.48%) Pega
9 4 (3.48%) webMethods
10 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.74%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.87%) New Relic