Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 16 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 54 70
Rank change year-on-year +46 +16 +26
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 274 91 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.59% 4.08% 3.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.00% 26.76% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 80 59
Leeds median daily rate £475 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £369 £409
90th Percentile £648 £591 £638
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £539
% change year-on-year - -16.51% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 517 340 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.86% 15.23% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 262 159
Leeds median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £216 £313
90th Percentile £601 £638 £603
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Leeds median hourly rate £12.00 £20.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +41.38% -
10th Percentile £9.90 £19.25 £10.85
90th Percentile £14.10 £21.75 £28.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +16.48% -19.35% -34.74%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Leeds

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Leeds

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 100 (36.50%) DevOps
2 83 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (29.20%) Amazon EC2
4 79 (28.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 75 (27.37%) Linux
6 73 (26.64%) Python
7 71 (25.91%) Terraform
8 69 (25.18%) Jenkins
9 64 (23.36%) Serverless
10 60 (21.90%) Amazon RDS
11 58 (21.17%) Amazon S3
11 58 (21.17%) Docker
12 52 (18.98%) Microservices
12 52 (18.98%) AWS Lambda
12 52 (18.98%) Puppet
13 49 (17.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 47 (17.15%) Firewall
15 45 (16.42%) Ansible
16 42 (15.33%) MySQL
16 42 (15.33%) JIRA
17 41 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (14.96%) Java
17 41 (14.96%) JavaScript
18 39 (14.23%) AWS CloudFormation
18 39 (14.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 38 (13.87%) Web Services
20 36 (13.14%) TDD
20 36 (13.14%) Git (software)
21 34 (12.41%) Confluence
21 34 (12.41%) Auto-Scaling

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 34 (12.41%) Confluence
2 8 (2.92%) nginx
3 7 (2.55%) Apache
4 6 (2.19%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.36%) SAS
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 80 (29.20%) Amazon EC2
2 79 (28.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (23.36%) Serverless
4 58 (21.17%) Amazon S3
5 52 (18.98%) AWS Lambda
6 49 (17.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 39 (14.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 34 (12.41%) Amazon ELB
9 33 (12.04%) IaaS
10 30 (10.95%) PaaS
11 25 (9.12%) SaaS
12 23 (8.39%) Route 53
13 19 (6.93%) Google Cloud Platform
14 14 (5.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 14 (5.11%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (2.92%) Slack
16 7 (2.55%) Amazon EMR
17 6 (2.19%) Office 365
18 5 (1.82%) Apigee
18 5 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.15%) Firewall
2 16 (5.84%) VPN
3 15 (5.47%) DNS
4 12 (4.38%) HTTP
5 9 (3.28%) BGP
5 9 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (3.28%) NX-OS
5 9 (3.28%) OSPF
5 9 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.28%) WAN
6 8 (2.92%) ICMP
7 7 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.19%) MPLS
8 6 (2.19%) VPLS
9 5 (1.82%) LAN
9 5 (1.82%) VoIP
10 3 (1.09%) WLAN
11 2 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.90%) Amazon RDS
2 42 (15.33%) MySQL
3 22 (8.03%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.47%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.11%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.38%) Redis
7 11 (4.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.28%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.92%) Amazon Aurora
9 8 (2.92%) Big Data
9 8 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.46%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (25.18%) Jenkins
2 42 (15.33%) JIRA
3 36 (13.14%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.93%) Selenium
5 18 (6.57%) Vagrant
6 17 (6.20%) GitLab
6 17 (6.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (5.47%) PHPUnit
7 15 (5.47%) SonarQube
8 12 (4.38%) Gatling
8 12 (4.38%) JMeter
9 9 (3.28%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.82%) Maven
11 5 (1.82%) Subversion
11 5 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.46%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.46%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.09%) NeoLoad
14 2 (0.73%) Hamcrest
General
1 19 (6.93%) Finance
2 7 (2.55%) Retail
3 4 (1.46%) Back Office
3 4 (1.46%) Games
4 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.36%) Advertising
5 1 (0.36%) Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Law
5 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (26.28%) Developer
2 66 (24.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (14.96%) Architect
4 31 (11.31%) AWS DevOps
4 31 (11.31%) AWS Engineer
5 24 (8.76%) AWS Architect
5 24 (8.76%) Consultant
6 23 (8.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (6.93%) Cloud Engineer
8 18 (6.57%) AWS Consultant
8 18 (6.57%) Cloud Architect
9 17 (6.20%) PHP Developer
10 14 (5.11%) Java Developer
11 13 (4.74%) Analyst
12 12 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.01%) AWS Developer
13 11 (4.01%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (4.01%) Platform Engineer
13 11 (4.01%) Python Developer
14 10 (3.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.87%) Web Services
2 18 (6.57%) AngularJS
3 15 (5.47%) Doctrine
3 15 (5.47%) HTML
4 14 (5.11%) .NET
5 13 (4.74%) CSS
5 13 (4.74%) HTML5
5 13 (4.74%) Node.js
6 12 (4.38%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (4.01%) CSS3
7 11 (4.01%) Kafka
7 11 (4.01%) React
8 9 (3.28%) .NET Core
9 8 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.55%) Spring Boot
11 6 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (2.19%) GraphQL
11 6 (2.19%) Spring
12 5 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.82%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.95%) Public Cloud
2 14 (5.11%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.09%) NHS
6 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.36%) Clustering
8 1 (0.36%) RIA
8 1 (0.36%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 75 (27.37%) Linux
2 39 (14.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (8.39%) VMS
4 20 (7.30%) CentOS
5 17 (6.20%) Windows
6 9 (3.28%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.82%) Unix
8 2 (0.73%) AIX
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.73%) Android
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.73%) Solaris
8 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (36.50%) DevOps
2 83 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (18.98%) Microservices
4 41 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (13.14%) TDD
6 34 (12.41%) Auto-Scaling
7 31 (11.31%) Configuration Management
8 27 (9.85%) Test Automation
9 20 (7.30%) Computer Science
9 20 (7.30%) IT Strategy
10 19 (6.93%) Non-Functional Testing
10 19 (6.93%) Open Source
11 18 (6.57%) Migration
11 18 (6.57%) Unit Testing
12 17 (6.20%) Pair Programming
13 15 (5.47%) CQRS
13 15 (5.47%) Domain-Driven Design
13 15 (5.47%) Scrum
14 14 (5.11%) Software Engineering
15 12 (4.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 73 (26.64%) Python
2 41 (14.96%) Java
2 41 (14.96%) JavaScript
3 34 (12.41%) SQL
4 32 (11.68%) PHP
5 26 (9.49%) Bash Shell
6 17 (6.20%) Ruby
7 16 (5.84%) Perl
7 16 (5.84%) PHP 7
8 15 (5.47%) C#
9 14 (5.11%) Go
10 12 (4.38%) Java 8
10 12 (4.38%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.55%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.19%) Scala
13 5 (1.82%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.46%) C
15 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.73%) C++
16 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (8.76%) Degree
2 20 (7.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (6.93%) Security Cleared
4 18 (6.57%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.65%) CCNP
7 7 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (2.55%) CCIE
8 6 (2.19%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.46%) MCSE
9 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.09%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.09%) MCITP
11 2 (0.73%) CISM
11 2 (0.73%) CISSP
12 1 (0.36%) CCNA
12 1 (0.36%) CCSA
12 1 (0.36%) CCSE
12 1 (0.36%) GIAC
12 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.46%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.73%) PMO
3 2 (0.73%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (21.17%) Docker
2 15 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.74%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.46%) Xen
5 3 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 71 (25.91%) Terraform
2 52 (18.98%) Puppet
3 45 (16.42%) Ansible
4 34 (12.41%) Kubernetes
5 29 (10.58%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (8.39%) Grafana
7 16 (5.84%) Prometheus
8 13 (4.74%) Packer
8 13 (4.74%) Rancher
9 9 (3.28%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.09%) Graphite
11 2 (0.73%) Consul
11 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.73%) Graylog
11 2 (0.73%) Kibana
11 2 (0.73%) Mesos
11 2 (0.73%) Nagios
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (9.12%) VMware
2 24 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.30%) Red Hat
4 15 (5.47%) Zend
5 13 (4.74%) Cisco
5 13 (4.74%) Google
6 12 (4.38%) Atlassian
7 11 (4.01%) CheckPoint
8 10 (3.65%) Oracle
9 9 (3.28%) Splunk
10 7 (2.55%) Black Duck
11 4 (1.46%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.46%) RedGate
12 3 (1.09%) F5
12 3 (1.09%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.73%) Citrix
13 2 (0.73%) Databricks
13 2 (0.73%) Dell
13 2 (0.73%) IBM