Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 7 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 +68
Contract jobs citing AWS 150 236 227
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 21.43% 12.83% 9.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 57.47% 42.14% 45.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 184 162
Median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £325 £380 £368
90th Percentile £647 £600 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 261 560 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 37.29% 30.43% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 413 358
Median daily rate £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £325
90th Percentile £640 £588 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 0
Median hourly rate £27.43 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.54% - -
Median hourly rate £27.43 £12.00 £14.78
% change year-on-year +128.54% -18.81% -37.11%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Leeds

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Leeds

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Leeds over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 94 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (61.33%) Java
3 75 (50.00%) Azure
4 65 (43.33%) TDD
5 63 (42.00%) BDD
6 62 (41.33%) Docker
7 57 (38.00%) Microservices
8 53 (35.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 51 (34.00%) Security Cleared
10 50 (33.33%) Pair Programming
11 49 (32.67%) Git (software)
12 48 (32.00%) Kubernetes
13 46 (30.67%) Java 8
13 46 (30.67%) Test Automation
14 45 (30.00%) Node.js
15 42 (28.00%) GitHub
16 40 (26.67%) Python
17 39 (26.00%) Public Sector
18 38 (25.33%) DevOps
19 34 (22.67%) Mockito
19 34 (22.67%) GitLab
20 33 (22.00%) MongoDB
21 31 (20.67%) Terraform
22 30 (20.00%) Linux
23 29 (19.33%) Identity Access Management
24 28 (18.67%) Unix
24 28 (18.67%) Scrum
24 28 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
25 27 (18.00%) SC Cleared
26 26 (17.33%) JAX-RS

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 20 (13.33%) Confluence
2 13 (8.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (8.67%) Mule
3 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 75 (50.00%) Azure
2 42 (28.00%) GitHub
3 24 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (16.00%) Amazon S3
4 23 (15.33%) GCP
5 19 (12.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 19 (12.67%) Slack
6 18 (12.00%) Serverless
7 14 (9.33%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (8.67%) Amazon Cognito
8 13 (8.67%) Amazon EMR
9 12 (8.00%) npm
10 6 (4.00%) Kong
11 5 (3.33%) PaaS
12 4 (2.67%) IaaS
13 3 (2.00%) Cloudflare
13 3 (2.00%) SaaS
14 2 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.67%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.00%) Firewall
2 17 (11.33%) SSL
3 13 (8.67%) DNS
4 12 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 12 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.67%) HTTP
5 1 (0.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.67%) IPv6
5 1 (0.67%) Network Security
5 1 (0.67%) SAN
5 1 (0.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.00%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.67%) Big Data
3 7 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
5 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (32.67%) Git (software)
2 34 (22.67%) GitLab
2 34 (22.67%) Mockito
3 25 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 22 (14.67%) Jenkins
5 20 (13.33%) JIRA
5 20 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 16 (10.67%) Maven
7 14 (9.33%) Selenium
8 13 (8.67%) JUnit
9 6 (4.00%) Artifactory
9 6 (4.00%) SonarQube
10 5 (3.33%) CircleCI
11 3 (2.00%) Snyk
12 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket Server
13 1 (0.67%) Gatling
13 1 (0.67%) Postman
13 1 (0.67%) REST Assured
13 1 (0.67%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (26.00%) Public Sector
2 16 (10.67%) Finance
3 6 (4.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Electronics
4 1 (0.67%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (42.00%) Developer
2 50 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.67%) Architect
4 13 (8.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (8.67%) Technical Architect
5 11 (7.33%) Senior Architect
6 9 (6.00%) Senior Technical Architect
7 8 (5.33%) Programme Manager
8 7 (4.67%) AWS Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Consultant
9 6 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Senior Web Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Web Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) AWS Architect
11 4 (2.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 4 (2.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.00%) Node.js
2 26 (17.33%) JAX-RS
3 24 (16.00%) ActiveMQ
4 20 (13.33%) JSON
5 18 (12.00%) Spring
6 16 (10.67%) REST
6 16 (10.67%) Spring Boot
7 15 (10.00%) Kafka
8 14 (9.33%) Express
9 13 (8.67%) Jest
9 13 (8.67%) Redux
10 12 (8.00%) Enzyme
10 12 (8.00%) WireMock
11 10 (6.67%) CSS
12 9 (6.00%) React
13 7 (4.67%) PySpark
13 7 (4.67%) RESTful
14 6 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
15 5 (3.33%) HTML
15 5 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) User Experience
2 12 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.67%) Cloud Native
3 7 (4.67%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.00%) NHS
5 3 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.00%) Linux
2 28 (18.67%) Unix
3 25 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.33%) Windows
4 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.33%) TDD
3 63 (42.00%) BDD
4 57 (38.00%) Microservices
5 53 (35.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 50 (33.33%) Pair Programming
7 46 (30.67%) Test Automation
8 38 (25.33%) DevOps
9 29 (19.33%) Identity Access Management
10 28 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (18.67%) Scrum
11 24 (16.00%) Infrastructure as Code
11 24 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 24 (16.00%) Web Design
11 24 (16.00%) Web Development
12 20 (13.33%) Kanban
13 19 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (10.67%) Architectural Design
15 15 (10.00%) Security Architecture
16 14 (9.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (61.33%) Java
2 46 (30.67%) Java 8
3 40 (26.67%) Python
4 17 (11.33%) Go
4 17 (11.33%) SQL
5 12 (8.00%) ES6
6 11 (7.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.33%) C#
8 2 (1.33%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (1.33%) PHP
8 2 (1.33%) R
8 2 (1.33%) Ruby
8 2 (1.33%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) Perl
9 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (6.00%) DBS Check
5 8 (5.33%) CISM
5 8 (5.33%) CISSP
6 6 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (4.00%) CRISC
7 4 (2.67%) Degree
8 3 (2.00%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.33%) CISA
9 2 (1.33%) PhD
10 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) GDPR
2 5 (3.33%) QA
3 3 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.33%) COBIT
4 2 (1.33%) NIST
4 2 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (41.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (32.00%) Kubernetes
2 31 (20.67%) Terraform
3 5 (3.33%) Ansible
4 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.67%) vRealize
5 1 (0.67%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (15.33%) Splunk
2 19 (12.67%) AppDynamics
3 17 (11.33%) F5
4 12 (8.00%) Blue Coat
5 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.67%) Databricks
7 3 (2.00%) Google
8 2 (1.33%) VMware
9 1 (0.67%) Alibaba
9 1 (0.67%) Cadence
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco
9 1 (0.67%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.67%) IBM
9 1 (0.67%) New Relic
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle
9 1 (0.67%) SAP