Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 126 161
Rank change year-on-year -2 +35 -45
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 9 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.51% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.53% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
Leeds median daily rate £525 £550 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -6.38% +95.83%
10th Percentile £397 £528 £569
90th Percentile £590 £593 £606
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £550 £514
% change year-on-year -9.09% +7.06% +71.25%
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 2155 2457 3106
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 95.75% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1621 2145
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 49 93
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.69% -13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.51 £10.11 £8.97
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.15 £34.40
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £12.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year +14.80% -8.05% +8.76%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017, AWS Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (77.78%) DevOps
3 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) Graphite
5 4 (44.44%) Opsview
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (44.44%) Puppet
5 4 (44.44%) CentOS
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (33.33%) Heroku
6 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (33.33%) Nagios
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) HTTP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (33.33%) Terraform
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
7 2 (22.22%) IaaS
7 2 (22.22%) Line Management
7 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef

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 3 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Heroku
4 2 (22.22%) IaaS
4 2 (22.22%) PaaS
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) Memcached
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (22.22%) SFIA
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CCDP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Graphite
1 4 (44.44%) Opsview
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (33.33%) Terraform
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (11.11%) Ansible
4 1 (11.11%) Grafana
4 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) New Relic
3 1 (11.11%) SaltStack
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk
3 1 (11.11%) VMware