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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 62 71
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 30 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.95% 2.45% 1.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.48% 33.02% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 6
Median daily rate £500 £438 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +19.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £665 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 87 106 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.56% 7.41% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 72 51
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) DevOps
3 34 (57.63%) Linux
4 32 (54.24%) Java
5 29 (49.15%) JavaScript
5 29 (49.15%) Puppet
6 27 (45.76%) Splunk
6 27 (45.76%) Docker
7 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
8 23 (38.98%) Python
8 23 (38.98%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (33.90%) Web Services
9 20 (33.90%) PHP
10 18 (30.51%) Configuration Management
10 18 (30.51%) Bash Shell
10 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
11 17 (28.81%) Apache
12 16 (27.12%) HTML
12 16 (27.12%) CSS
12 16 (27.12%) Ansible
13 15 (25.42%) HTML5
13 15 (25.42%) Redis
13 15 (25.42%) CSS3
13 15 (25.42%) Nagios
13 15 (25.42%) Spring
13 15 (25.42%) Ruby
14 14 (23.73%) Maven
14 14 (23.73%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (23.73%) IaaS

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 17 (28.81%) Apache
2 9 (15.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (13.56%) OpenStack
3 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.47%) Apache Spark
5 4 (6.78%) Confluence
6 2 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.39%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.69%) JBoss
7 1 (1.69%) nginx
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (23.73%) IaaS
3 10 (16.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (16.95%) PaaS
4 8 (13.56%) Loggly
4 8 (13.56%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (5.08%) CloudBees
5 3 (5.08%) GitHub
5 3 (5.08%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.69%) Office 365
7 1 (1.69%) SaaS
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) DNS
1 7 (11.86%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (8.47%) Firewall
2 5 (8.47%) HTTP
2 5 (8.47%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) Redis
2 14 (23.73%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
4 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
5 8 (13.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (13.56%) MySQL
6 7 (11.86%) Riak
7 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
7 5 (8.47%) HBase
8 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
2 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
3 14 (23.73%) Maven
4 10 (16.95%) Grunt
5 9 (15.25%) Vagrant
6 8 (13.56%) JMeter
7 6 (10.17%) JIRA
8 4 (6.78%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.39%) Ant
10 1 (1.69%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.69%) GitLab
10 1 (1.69%) GoCD
10 1 (1.69%) Hudson
10 1 (1.69%) jMock
10 1 (1.69%) JUnit
10 1 (1.69%) Mockito
10 1 (1.69%) Subversion
10 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Architect
2 18 (30.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (16.95%) Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Technical Architect
6 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
7 7 (11.86%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (8.47%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) DevOps Architect
10 4 (6.78%) Java Architect
10 4 (6.78%) Lead DevOps
11 3 (5.08%) Platform Engineer
11 3 (5.08%) Technical Leader
12 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
12 2 (3.39%) PHP Developer
12 2 (3.39%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) Web Services
2 16 (27.12%) CSS
2 16 (27.12%) HTML
3 15 (25.42%) CSS3
3 15 (25.42%) HTML5
3 15 (25.42%) Spring
4 12 (20.34%) LAPP Stack
5 11 (18.64%) jQuery
5 11 (18.64%) Spring Boot
6 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
7 8 (13.56%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (11.86%) LAMP
9 5 (8.47%) Middleware
9 5 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (8.47%) REST
9 5 (8.47%) Spring Cloud
9 5 (8.47%) Velocity
10 4 (6.78%) Apache Camel
10 4 (6.78%) JSON
10 4 (6.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) NHS
1 5 (8.47%) Replication
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 34 (57.63%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) CoreOS
2 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) CentOS
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) VMS
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) DevOps
3 18 (30.51%) Configuration Management
4 13 (22.03%) Scrum
5 12 (20.34%) TDD
6 11 (18.64%) Open Source
7 9 (15.25%) BDD
7 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.25%) Microservices
8 8 (13.56%) Kanban
8 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
9 7 (11.86%) Performance Testing
9 7 (11.86%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.47%) Network Design
11 5 (8.47%) Release Management
11 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.78%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) Java
2 29 (49.15%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.98%) Python
4 20 (33.90%) PHP
5 18 (30.51%) Bash Shell
6 15 (25.42%) Ruby
7 6 (10.17%) C#
8 5 (8.47%) Go
8 5 (8.47%) Scala
8 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.78%) C++
9 4 (6.78%) SQL
10 1 (1.69%) Korn
10 1 (1.69%) Perl
10 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) Docker
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) HDFS
3 5 (8.47%) VirtualBox
4 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.39%) vSphere
5 2 (3.39%) XenServer
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (49.15%) Puppet
2 23 (38.98%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (27.12%) Ansible
4 15 (25.42%) Nagios
5 11 (18.64%) Salt
6 8 (13.56%) ZABBIX
7 7 (11.86%) Kubernetes
8 3 (5.08%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.69%) Mesos
9 1 (1.69%) SCCM
9 1 (1.69%) SCOM
9 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Splunk
2 13 (22.03%) New Relic
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle
4 11 (18.64%) Google
4 11 (18.64%) Rackspace
4 11 (18.64%) SaltStack
5 10 (16.95%) VMware
6 6 (10.17%) MuleSoft
7 5 (8.47%) AppDynamics
7 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.39%) Adobe
9 2 (3.39%) hybris
9 2 (3.39%) SAP
10 1 (1.69%) Citrix
10 1 (1.69%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.69%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (1.69%) Imperva
10 1 (1.69%) Qualys
10 1 (1.69%) RightScale
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