Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 88 76
Rank change year-on-year +63 -12 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 201 46 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.92% 2.18% 2.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.13% 29.68% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 33 57
Leeds median daily rate £425 £450 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -15.57% +31.60%
10th Percentile £368 £325 £368
90th Percentile £558 £609 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% +11.11%
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 466 155 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.35% 7.36% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 107 192
Leeds median daily rate £425 £430 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% - +14.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £648
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Leeds median hourly rate - £25.00 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +106.61% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £13.80
% change year-on-year -40.00% +81.16% -

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 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 82 (40.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (35.82%) Java
3 71 (35.32%) Jenkins
4 70 (34.83%) Puppet
4 70 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (30.85%) DevOps
6 61 (30.35%) Python
7 60 (29.85%) Git (software)
8 59 (29.35%) Linux
9 53 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (25.37%) JavaScript
10 51 (25.37%) Docker
11 49 (24.38%) Microservices
11 49 (24.38%) TDD
12 47 (23.38%) Ansible
13 40 (19.90%) PHP
14 38 (18.91%) Configuration Management
14 38 (18.91%) Opscode Chef
15 37 (18.41%) Web Services
16 35 (17.41%) IaaS
17 33 (16.42%) PaaS
18 31 (15.42%) .NET
19 28 (13.93%) Bash Shell
19 28 (13.93%) SaaS
19 28 (13.93%) Ruby
19 28 (13.93%) Node.js
20 27 (13.43%) Scrum
20 27 (13.43%) VMware
21 26 (12.94%) MySQL
21 26 (12.94%) Deployment Automation

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 13 (6.47%) Apache
2 11 (5.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (4.98%) Apache Spark
3 10 (4.98%) nginx
3 10 (4.98%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.98%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.98%) Apache Pig
5 8 (3.98%) IIS
5 8 (3.98%) Jetty
5 8 (3.98%) Mongrel
6 7 (3.48%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.49%) Confluence
8 4 (1.99%) Anypoint
8 4 (1.99%) SAS
9 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.00%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 82 (40.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (17.41%) IaaS
3 33 (16.42%) PaaS
4 28 (13.93%) SaaS
5 16 (7.96%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (7.96%) Serverless
6 13 (6.47%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (6.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (5.97%) Amazon S3
8 11 (5.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (3.98%) CloudFront
10 8 (3.98%) Google App Engine
10 8 (3.98%) npm
11 6 (2.99%) GitHub
12 5 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.99%) Office 365
14 2 (1.00%) CloudBees
14 2 (1.00%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.96%) HTTP
2 11 (5.47%) DNS
3 8 (3.98%) DHCP
3 8 (3.98%) FTP
3 8 (3.98%) IPsec
3 8 (3.98%) SSL
3 8 (3.98%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.48%) Firewall
5 5 (2.49%) NAS
5 5 (2.49%) SAN
6 2 (1.00%) LAN
6 2 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.00%) VPN
6 2 (1.00%) WAN
7 1 (0.50%) Internet
7 1 (0.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.94%) MySQL
2 21 (10.45%) Big Data
3 18 (8.96%) SQL Server
4 16 (7.96%) Hadoop
5 15 (7.46%) MongoDB
6 14 (6.97%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.97%) Apache Hive
8 10 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (3.98%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (3.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (2.99%) HBase
13 5 (2.49%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (2.49%) Pentaho
13 5 (2.49%) Redis
14 4 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
16 1 (0.50%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 71 (35.32%) Jenkins
2 60 (29.85%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.97%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (5.47%) Maven
5 10 (4.98%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (4.98%) Travis CI
6 7 (3.48%) Mercurial
6 7 (3.48%) Subversion
7 6 (2.99%) JUnit
7 6 (2.99%) Selenium
7 6 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.99%) webpack
8 5 (2.49%) JIRA
8 5 (2.49%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.99%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.99%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.49%) Mockito
11 2 (1.00%) GitLab
11 2 (1.00%) Gradle
General
1 14 (6.97%) Retail
2 7 (3.48%) Games
3 6 (2.99%) Finance
4 2 (1.00%) Banking
4 2 (1.00%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (31.34%) Developer
2 36 (17.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (11.94%) Architect
3 24 (11.94%) Python Developer
4 22 (10.95%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (7.46%) Software Engineer
6 13 (6.47%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (6.47%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) Applications Architect
8 11 (5.47%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) Java Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.98%) AWS Architect
9 10 (4.98%) Big Data Developer
10 9 (4.48%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.98%) Product Manager
11 8 (3.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.41%) Web Services
2 31 (15.42%) .NET
3 28 (13.93%) Node.js
4 25 (12.44%) RESTful
5 16 (7.96%) Kafka
6 15 (7.46%) CSS
6 15 (7.46%) HTML
7 14 (6.97%) AngularJS
7 14 (6.97%) REST
8 13 (6.47%) CSS3
8 13 (6.47%) Spring
9 12 (5.97%) J2EE
9 12 (5.97%) PySpark
10 11 (5.47%) ASP.NET
10 11 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (5.47%) HTML5
10 11 (5.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (4.98%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (4.98%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.97%) Public Cloud
3 11 (5.47%) NHS
4 9 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.48%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.99%) Clustering
7 5 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.49%) Online Games
8 2 (1.00%) Blog
8 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.00%) User Experience
9 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.50%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.50%) PKI
9 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.35%) Linux
2 23 (11.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (5.97%) Android
3 12 (5.97%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.98%) CentOS
5 8 (3.98%) Windows
6 6 (2.99%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.49%) Unix
8 4 (1.99%) VMS
9 2 (1.00%) AIX
9 2 (1.00%) Debian
9 2 (1.00%) HPUX
9 2 (1.00%) Solaris
9 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (30.85%) DevOps
3 53 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (24.38%) Microservices
4 49 (24.38%) TDD
5 38 (18.91%) Configuration Management
6 27 (13.43%) Scrum
7 26 (12.94%) Deployment Automation
8 23 (11.44%) Software Engineering
9 20 (9.95%) Open Source
10 17 (8.46%) Test Automation
11 12 (5.97%) Kanban
12 11 (5.47%) Data Modelling
12 11 (5.47%) MVC
13 10 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.98%) Integration Testing
13 10 (4.98%) Release Management
13 10 (4.98%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.98%) SOA
13 10 (4.98%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (35.82%) Java
2 61 (30.35%) Python
3 51 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 40 (19.90%) PHP
5 28 (13.93%) Bash Shell
5 28 (13.93%) Ruby
6 14 (6.97%) C#
6 14 (6.97%) Go
6 14 (6.97%) SQL
7 11 (5.47%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.98%) Groovy
9 6 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.99%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.49%) Perl
11 3 (1.49%) ES6
11 3 (1.49%) PHP 7
11 3 (1.49%) Scala
12 2 (1.00%) Java 8
13 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (1.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) CCSP
4 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.00%) CISM
4 2 (1.00%) CISSP
4 2 (1.00%) GIAC
4 2 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.98%) PMO
1 10 (4.98%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) GDPR
3 2 (1.00%) GCP
3 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 51 (25.37%) Docker
2 19 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.48%) Xen
4 7 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.99%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.99%) KVM
6 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (34.83%) Puppet
2 47 (23.38%) Ansible
3 38 (18.91%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (11.44%) Terraform
5 11 (5.47%) Salt
6 10 (4.98%) Kubernetes
7 8 (3.98%) Rancher
8 7 (3.48%) Mesos
9 6 (2.99%) Marathon
10 5 (2.49%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.00%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.00%) Oozie
12 1 (0.50%) Consul
12 1 (0.50%) Grafana
12 1 (0.50%) Graphite
12 1 (0.50%) Graylog
12 1 (0.50%) Packer
12 1 (0.50%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.50%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (13.43%) VMware
2 23 (11.44%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.95%) Red Hat
4 20 (9.95%) Splunk
5 15 (7.46%) Google
6 11 (5.47%) Xamarin
7 7 (3.48%) F5
8 6 (2.99%) Brocade
8 6 (2.99%) MuleSoft
9 5 (2.49%) Oracle
10 4 (1.99%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.49%) Zend
12 2 (1.00%) CA
12 2 (1.00%) Cloudera
12 2 (1.00%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.50%) Alteryx
13 1 (0.50%) Cisco
13 1 (0.50%) Dell
13 1 (0.50%) Hortonworks
13 1 (0.50%) Informatica