The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 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)
England / Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.00% - 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.38% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13 17 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 13.00% 9.14% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 4
Median daily rate £375 £500 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £475 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Mesos
3 2 (40.00%) AWS Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) API Design
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
1 2 (40.00%) Django
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) API Design
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (40.00%) Mesos
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft