Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 127 124
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 +26
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 28 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.17% 0.37% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.38% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 21
Leeds median daily rate £463 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -9.09% +32.53%
10th Percentile £418 £417 £525
90th Percentile £649 £590 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -7.50% -9.09% +32.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,290 2,131 2,614
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 97.48% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,600 1,480 1,750
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £268 £275
90th Percentile £575 £545 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 32 45
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -2.16%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.51 £9.93
90th Percentile £30.00 £27.30 £31.20
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £13.78 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.94% +6.00% -4.38%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured AWS Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in Leeds

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in Leeds

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in Leeds

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, AWS Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (82.14%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (78.57%) DevOps
3 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) Python
4 12 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (35.71%) Amazon S3
5 10 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 10 (35.71%) Puppet
5 10 (35.71%) Ruby
6 9 (32.14%) Route 53
6 9 (32.14%) Public Cloud
6 9 (32.14%) Ansible
6 9 (32.14%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (28.57%) Docker
7 8 (28.57%) Software Delivery
7 8 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (28.57%) Terraform
8 7 (25.00%) Serverless
8 7 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (21.43%) JIRA
9 6 (21.43%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) IaaS
9 6 (21.43%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (21.43%) Open Source
9 6 (21.43%) SaaS

AWS Engineer Skill Set
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 5 (17.86%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 23 (82.14%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (35.71%) Amazon S3
4 9 (32.14%) Route 53
5 8 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (25.00%) Serverless
6 7 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (21.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (21.43%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (21.43%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (21.43%) IaaS
7 6 (21.43%) PaaS
7 6 (21.43%) SaaS
8 5 (17.86%) Apigee
8 5 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
11 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (3.57%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) ICMP
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.57%) Redis
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (21.43%) GitLab
2 6 (21.43%) JIRA
3 5 (17.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (10.71%) SonarQube
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.57%) RSpec
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Apache Camel
1 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.57%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (17.86%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (21.43%) Auto-Scaling
4 6 (21.43%) Open Source
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Coaching
5 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
5 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.29%) Logistics
6 4 (14.29%) Microservices
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
9 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
9 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.57%) ETL
9 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 10 (35.71%) Ruby
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) Go
5 4 (14.29%) Java 8
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Puppet
2 9 (32.14%) Ansible
3 8 (28.57%) Terraform
4 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.57%) Grafana
6 1 (3.57%) Mesos
6 1 (3.57%) Packer
6 1 (3.57%) Prometheus
6 1 (3.57%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Black Duck
3 1 (3.57%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Splunk