Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 12 December 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 Architect
England > Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 243 266
Rank change year-on-year +41 +23 -31
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Architect 57 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.71% 0.073% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.076% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 4 2
Midlands median daily rate £600 £588 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +14.63% -
10th Percentile £350 £501 £436
90th Percentile £645 £606 £599
England median daily rate £600 £575 £575
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7,657 7,866 9,066
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.07% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,824 4,938 5,526
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £213 £225
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 362 367
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.78 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.74% +5.17% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

AWS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured AWS Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Architect in the Midlands

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Architect in the Midlands

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Architect in the Midlands

AWS Architect
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Architect within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +28 48 £600 +2.13% 5
East Midlands +13 5 £575 -2.13% 1
AWS Architect
England

AWS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, AWS Architect 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 Midlands region featuring AWS Architect in the job title.

1 53 (92.98%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (35.09%) DevOps
5 15 (26.32%) Migration
6 14 (24.56%) Linux
7 13 (22.81%) VMware
8 12 (21.05%) Web Services
9 11 (19.30%) Middleware
9 11 (19.30%) Project Management
9 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (17.54%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (17.54%) Java
11 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
11 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
11 9 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
12 8 (14.04%) Microservices
13 7 (12.28%) Docker
13 7 (12.28%) Puppet
13 7 (12.28%) Windows
13 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
13 7 (12.28%) SOA
14 6 (10.53%) Ansible
14 6 (10.53%) Kubernetes
14 6 (10.53%) SQL
14 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
14 6 (10.53%) SCOM

AWS Architect Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) Documentum
2 1 (1.75%) Appian
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.75%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 53 (92.98%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.51%) Office 365
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.75%) GitHub
4 1 (1.75%) Route 53
4 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.77%) Big Data
2 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.77%) Ant
2 5 (8.77%) Apache Ivy
2 5 (8.77%) Gradle
2 5 (8.77%) Maven
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) Web Services
2 11 (19.30%) Middleware
3 5 (8.77%) .NET
3 5 (8.77%) Java EE
3 5 (8.77%) JSON
3 5 (8.77%) RESTful
3 5 (8.77%) SOAP
3 5 (8.77%) XML
3 5 (8.77%) XSD
4 2 (3.51%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.51%) DataPower
3 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) FMCG
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) DevOps
3 15 (26.32%) Migration
4 11 (19.30%) Project Management
5 10 (17.54%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 9 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (14.04%) Microservices
8 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.28%) SOA
9 6 (10.53%) Analytics
9 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
10 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
10 5 (8.77%) Data Architecture
10 5 (8.77%) Dependency Management
10 5 (8.77%) ETL
10 5 (8.77%) Software Architecture
11 4 (7.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) AWS Certification
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) CITP
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) GDPR
1 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.28%) Docker
3 3 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Puppet
2 6 (10.53%) Ansible
2 6 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.53%) SCOM
3 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.77%) Terraform
4 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.51%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (3.51%) Grafana
5 2 (3.51%) Graphite
5 2 (3.51%) Nagios
5 2 (3.51%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) VMware
2 5 (8.77%) Google
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) IBM
4 3 (5.26%) Symantec
5 2 (3.51%) BT
5 2 (3.51%) NetApp
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) Pega
5 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft