Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 124 132
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 +1
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 35 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.37% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.47% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 19
Leeds median daily rate £425 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -18.18% +32.53%
10th Percentile £413 £355 £493
90th Percentile £456 £590 £578
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £463 £550
% change year-on-year -8.11% -15.91% +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 2,458 2,110 2,845
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.87% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,698 1,435 2,000
Leeds median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £284 £286 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 19 50
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +17.89% -1.56%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £9.45
90th Percentile £40.60 £31.21 £17.73
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +24.00% - -8.05%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (60.00%) Python
2 21 (60.00%) DevOps
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
5 16 (45.71%) Puppet
6 15 (42.86%) Docker
7 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (40.00%) Ruby
8 13 (37.14%) Java
8 13 (37.14%) Terraform
9 12 (34.29%) Ansible
10 9 (25.71%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
10 9 (25.71%) Linux
10 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
11 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
12 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (20.00%) SQL
12 7 (20.00%) Rancher
13 6 (17.14%) Serverless
13 6 (17.14%) OO
13 6 (17.14%) TDD
13 6 (17.14%) Scrum
13 6 (17.14%) Subversion
13 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
13 6 (17.14%) Mercurial
14 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3

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 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.71%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (17.14%) Serverless
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (11.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.71%) IaaS
6 2 (5.71%) PaaS
6 2 (5.71%) SaaS
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (2.86%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) Redis
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.14%) Mercurial
3 6 (17.14%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) GitLab
4 1 (2.86%) Liquibase
4 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (11.43%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Kafka
1 4 (11.43%) Node.js
1 4 (11.43%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (11.43%) RESTful
2 3 (8.57%) Serverless Framework
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Online Games
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) DevOps
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) OO
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) TDD
6 5 (14.29%) DSDM
6 5 (14.29%) Kanban
6 5 (14.29%) RUP
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.43%) Microservices
7 4 (11.43%) Service Design
7 4 (11.43%) Software Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.57%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Web Operations
9 2 (5.71%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 2 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Python
2 14 (40.00%) Ruby
3 13 (37.14%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (14.29%) PHP
7 4 (11.43%) Go
7 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.71%) C#
8 2 (5.71%) Java 8
8 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) PMO
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Puppet
2 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (37.14%) Terraform
4 12 (34.29%) Ansible
5 7 (20.00%) Rancher
6 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.86%) Mesos
7 1 (2.86%) Packer
7 1 (2.86%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Splunk
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) Dell
3 1 (2.86%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.86%) VMware