Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 8 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 +36
Contract jobs citing AWS 172 267 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.10% 11.55% 6.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.96% 46.84% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 180 127
Leeds median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £325 £380 £375
90th Percentile £629 £614 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £35.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 492 570 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.76% 24.66% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 400 332
Leeds median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £319 £259
90th Percentile £634 £588 £612
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £441 £425
% change year-on-year +1.98% +3.82% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 0
Leeds median hourly rate £25.60 £11.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.35% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £12.33 £12.00
% change year-on-year +58.15% +2.75% -22.58%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Leeds

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Leeds

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Leeds over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 AWS.

1 98 (56.98%) Azure
2 55 (31.98%) Linux
3 47 (27.33%) DevOps
4 44 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (24.42%) VMware
6 40 (23.26%) Java
7 38 (22.09%) Windows
8 37 (21.51%) SQL
9 36 (20.93%) GCP
10 35 (20.35%) Microservices
11 32 (18.60%) Python
11 32 (18.60%) DNS
12 31 (18.02%) .NET
13 30 (17.44%) Kubernetes
13 30 (17.44%) Terraform
14 29 (16.86%) Microsoft
14 29 (16.86%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (16.28%) Docker
16 27 (15.70%) Retail
16 27 (15.70%) Active Directory
16 27 (15.70%) Finance
17 25 (14.53%) Office 365
18 24 (13.95%) Data Centre
19 23 (13.37%) Ansible
19 23 (13.37%) Jenkins
19 23 (13.37%) Puppet
19 23 (13.37%) McAfee
20 22 (12.79%) Configuration Management
20 22 (12.79%) Bash Shell
21 19 (11.05%) NoSQL

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 (6.40%) OpenStack
2 9 (5.23%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.07%) IIS
4 6 (3.49%) Apache
4 6 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.49%) Jetty
4 6 (3.49%) Mongrel
4 6 (3.49%) nginx
4 6 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.49%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.16%) Confluence
6 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 98 (56.98%) Azure
2 36 (20.93%) GCP
3 25 (14.53%) Office 365
4 18 (10.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (9.88%) Serverless
6 14 (8.14%) IaaS
7 13 (7.56%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (7.56%) PaaS
7 13 (7.56%) SaaS
8 7 (4.07%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (3.49%) Google App Engine
10 5 (2.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (1.74%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.74%) Power Platform
12 2 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.16%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (1.16%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.60%) DNS
2 16 (9.30%) Firewall
3 11 (6.40%) DHCP
4 8 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.07%) IPsec
6 6 (3.49%) FTP
6 6 (3.49%) HTTP
7 5 (2.91%) SSL
8 4 (2.33%) Network Security
9 3 (1.74%) SAN
9 3 (1.74%) VSAN
10 1 (0.58%) BGP
10 1 (0.58%) Internet
10 1 (0.58%) IPv6
10 1 (0.58%) OSPF
10 1 (0.58%) VLAN
10 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.05%) NoSQL
2 17 (9.88%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.40%) Big Data
3 11 (6.40%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.81%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (4.07%) Apache Hive
6 7 (4.07%) Flink
6 7 (4.07%) HBase
6 7 (4.07%) MySQL
7 4 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.74%) Power BI
9 2 (1.16%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (1.16%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.58%) Parquet
10 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (13.37%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.72%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.81%) TeamCity
4 9 (5.23%) Travis CI
5 4 (2.33%) GitLab
6 3 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.74%) CircleCI
6 3 (1.74%) JIRA
7 2 (1.16%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.16%) gulp
7 2 (1.16%) Selenium
7 2 (1.16%) webpack
8 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (15.70%) Finance
1 27 (15.70%) Retail
2 17 (9.88%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.49%) Billing
4 2 (1.16%) Back Office
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (26.16%) Developer
2 27 (15.70%) Architect
3 25 (14.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.88%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (9.30%) Analyst
6 11 (6.40%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (6.40%) Security Architect
7 10 (5.81%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.81%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.81%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (5.23%) Senior Manager
9 8 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.07%) AWS Architect
10 7 (4.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.02%) .NET
2 16 (9.30%) Node.js
3 14 (8.14%) React
4 13 (7.56%) .NET Core
4 13 (7.56%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.81%) RESTful
6 8 (4.65%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.65%) J2EE
6 8 (4.65%) Kafka
6 8 (4.65%) Web Services
7 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET Core
7 6 (3.49%) Servlets
7 6 (3.49%) Spring
8 5 (2.91%) Angular 2
8 5 (2.91%) CSS
8 5 (2.91%) HTML
8 5 (2.91%) REST
9 4 (2.33%) GraphQL
9 4 (2.33%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.74%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.88%) Public Cloud
3 15 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (5.23%) User Experience
6 6 (3.49%) NHS
7 5 (2.91%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.33%) Clustering
8 4 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.16%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.98%) Linux
2 38 (22.09%) Windows
3 5 (2.91%) CentOS
3 5 (2.91%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.33%) Unix
5 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.58%) VMS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.33%) DevOps
2 44 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (20.35%) Microservices
4 29 (16.86%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (12.79%) Configuration Management
6 17 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (8.72%) Software Engineering
8 14 (8.14%) TDD
9 13 (7.56%) Migration
9 13 (7.56%) Open Source
9 13 (7.56%) Test Automation
10 12 (6.98%) TOGAF
11 11 (6.40%) Analytics
11 11 (6.40%) Fund Management
11 11 (6.40%) Scrum
11 11 (6.40%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 10 (5.81%) API Development
12 10 (5.81%) Infrastructure as Code
13 9 (5.23%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (5.23%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.26%) Java
2 37 (21.51%) SQL
3 32 (18.60%) Python
4 22 (12.79%) Bash Shell
5 18 (10.47%) Go
6 16 (9.30%) C#
7 15 (8.72%) JavaScript
8 13 (7.56%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.81%) Perl
10 9 (5.23%) Kotlin
11 8 (4.65%) Ruby
11 8 (4.65%) TypeScript
12 7 (4.07%) Scala
13 6 (3.49%) PHP
14 4 (2.33%) Java 8
14 4 (2.33%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.74%) C++
15 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.16%) C
17 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.49%) CISSP
4 6 (3.49%) GIAC
4 6 (3.49%) SANS
5 5 (2.91%) ISSAP
6 2 (1.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.16%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CCSP
7 1 (0.58%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.33%) SLA
3 3 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.16%) GDPR
4 2 (1.16%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) GAAP
System Software
1 28 (16.28%) Docker
2 27 (15.70%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.23%) VMware NSX
5 7 (4.07%) HDFS
5 7 (4.07%) vSphere
6 6 (3.49%) Xen
7 3 (1.74%) XenApp
8 2 (1.16%) Firmware
8 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (17.44%) Kubernetes
1 30 (17.44%) Terraform
2 23 (13.37%) Ansible
2 23 (13.37%) Puppet
3 19 (11.05%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (7.56%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (7.56%) SCCM
5 7 (4.07%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (4.07%) Nagios
5 7 (4.07%) Prometheus
5 7 (4.07%) Salt
5 7 (4.07%) vRealize
6 5 (2.91%) Grafana
7 4 (2.33%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.74%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.74%) Rancher
9 2 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.16%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (24.42%) VMware
2 29 (16.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (13.37%) McAfee
4 16 (9.30%) Google
5 9 (5.23%) Oracle
6 8 (4.65%) Tableau
7 7 (4.07%) Cisco
8 6 (3.49%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.33%) Alibaba
9 4 (2.33%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.33%) Splunk
10 3 (1.74%) Citrix
10 3 (1.74%) Symantec
11 2 (1.16%) Dell
11 2 (1.16%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.16%) HP
11 2 (1.16%) IBM
11 2 (1.16%) RedGate
11 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.16%) Veeam