Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 83 67
Rank change year-on-year +71 -16 +19
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 261 44 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.40% 2.04% 3.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.48% 22.22% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 33 64
Leeds median daily rate £450 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £370 £366 £403
90th Percentile £625 £603 £621
West Yorkshire median daily rate £448 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -5.79% -13.64% +15.79%
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 507 198 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.20% 9.16% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 139 219
Leeds median daily rate £438 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £325 £262 £323
90th Percentile £585 £601 £613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £434 £450
% change year-on-year +0.86% -3.61% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.71% -10.87% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.65 £15.98
90th Percentile £14.50 £24.75 £29.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -28.98% +32.26% -

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 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 103 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (27.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (27.59%) Python
4 70 (26.82%) Terraform
5 68 (26.05%) DevOps
6 67 (25.67%) Microservices
6 67 (25.67%) Amazon EC2
7 66 (25.29%) Linux
7 66 (25.29%) JavaScript
8 63 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (23.37%) TDD
10 57 (21.84%) Serverless
11 56 (21.46%) Jenkins
11 56 (21.46%) Docker
12 55 (21.07%) Java
13 53 (20.31%) Puppet
14 50 (19.16%) MySQL
15 47 (18.01%) Ansible
15 47 (18.01%) AWS Lambda
16 46 (17.62%) PHP
17 44 (16.86%) Web Services
17 44 (16.86%) Amazon RDS
17 44 (16.86%) Amazon S3
18 40 (15.33%) Git (software)
19 37 (14.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 35 (13.41%) AWS CloudFormation
21 31 (11.88%) Firewall
22 29 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 29 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
23 28 (10.73%) JIRA

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 22 (8.43%) Confluence
2 10 (3.83%) Apache
2 10 (3.83%) nginx
3 9 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.07%) IIS
4 8 (3.07%) Jetty
4 8 (3.07%) Mongrel
4 8 (3.07%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.92%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.53%) Anypoint
7 4 (1.53%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.53%) SAS
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 73 (27.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (25.67%) Amazon EC2
3 57 (21.84%) Serverless
4 47 (18.01%) AWS Lambda
5 44 (16.86%) Amazon S3
6 37 (14.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 35 (13.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
9 27 (10.34%) PaaS
10 23 (8.81%) IaaS
11 18 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (4.60%) SaaS
13 10 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (3.07%) Google App Engine
15 8 (3.07%) Route 53
16 7 (2.68%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (2.68%) GitHub
17 6 (2.30%) npm
18 4 (1.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.88%) Firewall
2 22 (8.43%) HTTP
3 10 (3.83%) DNS
4 9 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.07%) DHCP
5 8 (3.07%) FTP
5 8 (3.07%) IPsec
5 8 (3.07%) SSL
6 3 (1.15%) VPN
7 2 (0.77%) NAS
7 2 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.77%) SAN
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.38%) ICMP
8 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.16%) MySQL
2 44 (16.86%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (8.43%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.51%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.36%) Big Data
5 14 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.98%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.83%) Amazon Aurora
8 9 (3.45%) Redis
9 8 (3.07%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.07%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.30%) Pentaho
11 5 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 56 (21.46%) Jenkins
2 40 (15.33%) Git (software)
3 28 (10.73%) JIRA
4 21 (8.05%) Selenium
5 19 (7.28%) PHPUnit
6 18 (6.90%) Vagrant
7 14 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (4.21%) JMeter
8 11 (4.21%) SonarQube
9 10 (3.83%) Gatling
9 10 (3.83%) Maven
10 9 (3.45%) TeamCity
11 8 (3.07%) GitLab
11 8 (3.07%) Travis CI
12 6 (2.30%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.30%) webpack
13 5 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
15 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (4.21%) Retail
2 7 (2.68%) Finance
3 6 (2.30%) Games
4 2 (0.77%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (36.78%) Developer
2 52 (19.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (13.79%) Architect
4 27 (10.34%) AWS Architect
5 25 (9.58%) AWS Engineer
5 25 (9.58%) Python Developer
6 24 (9.20%) AWS DevOps
6 24 (9.20%) Consultant
7 22 (8.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 19 (7.28%) Cloud Architect
8 19 (7.28%) PHP Developer
9 18 (6.90%) AWS Consultant
10 17 (6.51%) Senior Developer
11 16 (6.13%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (6.13%) Java Developer
12 12 (4.60%) .NET Developer
12 12 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (4.21%) C# Developer
13 11 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.86%) Web Services
2 27 (10.34%) .NET
3 25 (9.58%) HTML
4 23 (8.81%) AngularJS
4 23 (8.81%) CSS
5 22 (8.43%) CSS3
5 22 (8.43%) HTML5
5 22 (8.43%) Node.js
6 20 (7.66%) Kafka
7 18 (6.90%) RESTful
8 17 (6.51%) Doctrine
9 15 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (5.36%) ASP.NET
10 14 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (5.36%) PySpark
10 14 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (4.98%) .NET Core
11 13 (4.98%) REST
11 13 (4.98%) Vue.js
12 12 (4.60%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.96%) Public Cloud
2 20 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (2.68%) NHS
5 5 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.53%) Online Games
7 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) RIA
8 1 (0.38%) Social Media
8 1 (0.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 66 (25.29%) Linux
2 29 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (9.96%) VMS
4 12 (4.60%) CentOS
5 9 (3.45%) Windows
6 7 (2.68%) Unix
7 5 (1.92%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.77%) Android
8 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Solaris
9 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (26.05%) DevOps
3 67 (25.67%) Microservices
4 63 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (23.37%) TDD
6 26 (9.96%) Auto-Scaling
7 25 (9.58%) Configuration Management
7 25 (9.58%) Test Automation
8 23 (8.81%) IT Strategy
9 22 (8.43%) CQRS
10 21 (8.05%) Open Source
10 21 (8.05%) Scrum
11 20 (7.66%) Non-Functional Testing
12 19 (7.28%) Unit Testing
13 18 (6.90%) Deployment Automation
13 18 (6.90%) Pair Programming
14 17 (6.51%) Software Engineering
15 16 (6.13%) Domain-Driven Design
16 15 (5.75%) Migration
16 15 (5.75%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 72 (27.59%) Python
2 66 (25.29%) JavaScript
3 55 (21.07%) Java
4 46 (17.62%) PHP
5 26 (9.96%) Go
6 20 (7.66%) Ruby
7 19 (7.28%) Bash Shell
8 18 (6.90%) C#
8 18 (6.90%) PHP 7
8 18 (6.90%) SQL
9 13 (4.98%) Perl
10 12 (4.60%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.07%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.30%) Groovy
12 6 (2.30%) Java 8
12 6 (2.30%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.15%) C
13 3 (1.15%) ES6
14 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (8.81%) Degree
1 23 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (5.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 15 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.92%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CCIE
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.38%) CCSA
6 1 (0.38%) CCSE
6 1 (0.38%) CCSM
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) MCSA
6 1 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.30%) PMO
2 3 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.77%) GDPR
3 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 56 (21.46%) Docker
2 17 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.07%) Xen
4 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.77%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Firmware
6 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 70 (26.82%) Terraform
2 53 (20.31%) Puppet
3 47 (18.01%) Ansible
4 26 (9.96%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (7.28%) Kubernetes
6 18 (6.90%) Grafana
7 14 (5.36%) Rancher
8 12 (4.60%) Prometheus
9 9 (3.45%) ZABBIX
10 6 (2.30%) Packer
10 6 (2.30%) Salt
11 5 (1.92%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.77%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.77%) Graphite
12 2 (0.77%) Graylog
12 2 (0.77%) Kibana
12 2 (0.77%) Oozie
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.38%) Consul
Vendors
1 19 (7.28%) Google
1 19 (7.28%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.90%) VMware
3 17 (6.51%) Zend
4 12 (4.60%) Splunk
5 11 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.92%) Apigee
6 5 (1.92%) Oracle
7 4 (1.53%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.53%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.53%) Black Duck
7 4 (1.53%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.15%) CA
8 3 (1.15%) Cisco
8 3 (1.15%) F5
9 2 (0.77%) Citrix
9 2 (0.77%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.77%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.38%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.38%) Informatica