Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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)
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 69 98
Rank change year-on-year +8 +29 -15
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 77 84 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.40% 3.20% 1.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.21% 32.94% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 44
Leeds median daily rate £450 £565 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.35% +13.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £372 £410 £441
90th Percentile £590 £638 £641
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +42.86%
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 318 255 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.03% 9.72% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 189 119
Leeds median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £213 £318 £310
90th Percentile £638 £613 £583
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Leeds median hourly rate £22.75 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.90% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +32.26% -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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 37 (48.05%) DevOps
2 33 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (38.96%) Linux
5 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (32.47%) Docker
7 23 (29.87%) Python
8 22 (28.57%) Java
8 22 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 20 (25.97%) Puppet
10 19 (24.68%) Bash Shell
11 18 (23.38%) Ruby
12 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
12 15 (19.48%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (18.18%) Ansible
13 14 (18.18%) Node.js
13 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
15 11 (14.29%) SQL
15 11 (14.29%) PHP
15 11 (14.29%) Microservices
15 11 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (12.99%) C#
16 10 (12.99%) OO
16 10 (12.99%) Web Services
16 10 (12.99%) Spring
16 10 (12.99%) Terraform
17 9 (11.69%) Finance
17 9 (11.69%) JIRA
17 9 (11.69%) Unix

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 11 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (9.09%) Confluence
2 7 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 2 (2.60%) CloudStack
4 2 (2.60%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) Kentico
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.09%) IaaS
3 6 (7.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (7.79%) Heroku
4 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.90%) Loggly
4 3 (3.90%) PaaS
4 3 (3.90%) Serverless
4 3 (3.90%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.60%) GitHub
5 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.60%) npm
5 2 (2.60%) SaaS
5 2 (2.60%) Slack
6 1 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) DNS
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) FTP
3 1 (1.30%) SMTP
3 1 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
2 7 (9.09%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.79%) Redis
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.19%) Pentaho
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.30%) Big Data
8 1 (1.30%) Event Store
8 1 (1.30%) Mixpanel
8 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 22 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.69%) JIRA
4 6 (7.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (7.79%) Maven
4 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.79%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.19%) GoCD
5 4 (5.19%) Mercurial
5 4 (5.19%) Subversion
5 4 (5.19%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.60%) Gatling
7 2 (2.60%) Hudson
7 2 (2.60%) JMeter
7 2 (2.60%) Selenium
7 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.30%) git-flow
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Games
4 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Local Government
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Architect
4 8 (10.39%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (7.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) DBA
6 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Performance Tuning DBA
7 5 (6.49%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) DevOps Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (5.19%) Pentaho Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) Node.js
2 10 (12.99%) Spring
2 10 (12.99%) Web Services
3 7 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 6 (7.79%) REST
5 5 (6.49%) Spring Security
6 4 (5.19%) OAuth
6 4 (5.19%) RESTful
7 3 (3.90%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.60%) CSS
8 2 (2.60%) Dropwizard
8 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.60%) HTML
8 2 (2.60%) Hystrix
8 2 (2.60%) JMS
8 2 (2.60%) JSON
8 2 (2.60%) LAMP
8 2 (2.60%) Memcached
8 2 (2.60%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.90%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Unix
3 7 (9.09%) CentOS
4 4 (5.19%) Windows
5 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) DevOps
2 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
5 11 (14.29%) Microservices
6 10 (12.99%) OO
7 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.09%) Open Source
9 6 (7.79%) Data Governance
9 6 (7.79%) Project Management
10 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.49%) Migration
10 5 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.19%) BDD
11 4 (5.19%) Data Integration
11 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (5.19%) Scrum
11 4 (5.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) Python
2 22 (28.57%) Java
3 19 (24.68%) Bash Shell
4 18 (23.38%) Ruby
5 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
6 11 (14.29%) PHP
6 11 (14.29%) SQL
7 10 (12.99%) C#
8 9 (11.69%) Go
9 7 (9.09%) C++
9 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
10 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
11 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.90%) Scala
13 2 (2.60%) Perl
14 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.60%) CCDP
2 2 (2.60%) CCNP
2 2 (2.60%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.60%) CISM
2 2 (2.60%) CISSP
2 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Data Quality
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) GCP
2 2 (2.60%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (32.47%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) Puppet
2 15 (19.48%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (18.18%) Ansible
4 10 (12.99%) Terraform
5 9 (11.69%) Kubernetes
6 8 (10.39%) Nagios
7 7 (9.09%) Graphite
8 6 (7.79%) Opsview
9 5 (6.49%) Prometheus
9 5 (6.49%) Rancher
10 3 (3.90%) Cobbler
10 3 (3.90%) Grafana
10 3 (3.90%) ZABBIX
11 1 (1.30%) Capistrano
11 1 (1.30%) Consul
11 1 (1.30%) Graylog
11 1 (1.30%) Icinga
11 1 (1.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Splunk
2 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.79%) Google
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.49%) New Relic
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) VMware
5 3 (3.90%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.90%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.60%) Apigee
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.30%) Capita
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.30%) Xamarin