The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 5.62% 2.35% 2.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.45% 19.05% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11 21 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 12.36% 12.35% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 9
Median daily rate £500 £450 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +46.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +79.64% -39.65%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Middlesex

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Puppet
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (47.37%) OpenStack
3 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (47.37%) Ansible
4 8 (42.11%) DevOps
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 7 (36.84%) Virtual Team
6 6 (31.58%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) MySQL
7 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
7 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
7 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
7 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (26.32%) NUnit
7 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
7 5 (26.32%) GitHub
7 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
7 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
7 5 (26.32%) MSTest
8 4 (21.05%) ZABBIX
8 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (21.05%) Gradle
8 4 (21.05%) Rackspace

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 9 (47.37%) OpenStack
2 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
3 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
1 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (21.05%) InfluxDB
3 2 (10.53%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
1 5 (26.32%) MSTest
1 5 (26.32%) NUnit
2 4 (21.05%) Ant
2 4 (21.05%) Gradle
2 4 (21.05%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Sensu
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) SUSE
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
2 2 (10.53%) Windows NT
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (42.11%) DevOps
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Kanban
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team Management
8 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.53%) Microservices
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.26%) BDD
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
9 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 9 (47.37%) Ansible
2 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (21.05%) Fluentd
3 4 (21.05%) Graphite
3 4 (21.05%) logstash
3 4 (21.05%) Prometheus
3 4 (21.05%) Salt
3 4 (21.05%) StatsD
3 4 (21.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Rackspace
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
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