Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 224 245
Rank change year-on-year +35 +21 -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Architect 50 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.63% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.14% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 6
Midlands median daily rate £575 £550 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -13.73% -
10th Percentile £505 £453 £575
90th Percentile £633 £595 £690
England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 7,468 7,144 8,729
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.54% 95.00% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,546 4,368 5,060
Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +1.27% +9.72%
10th Percentile £234 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 324 280
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +5.07% -4.83%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.03
90th Percentile £43.13 £42.20 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.99
% change year-on-year -1.07% -6.46% +14.24%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +20 43 £550 +3.29% 3
East Midlands 0 4 £575 +4.55% 1
AWS Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 50 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (54.00%) Technical Architecture
3 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (40.00%) VMware
4 20 (40.00%) Middleware
4 20 (40.00%) Project Management
4 20 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (38.00%) Service Delivery
5 19 (38.00%) Business Analysis
5 19 (38.00%) Virtual Environments
6 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (26.00%) TOGAF
8 12 (24.00%) Case Management
8 12 (24.00%) Ansible
9 11 (22.00%) DevOps
10 10 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (18.00%) Web Services
12 8 (16.00%) Documentum
12 8 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (16.00%) Pega
12 8 (16.00%) SaaS
12 8 (16.00%) Public Cloud
13 7 (14.00%) Docker
13 7 (14.00%) Puppet
14 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (12.00%) Linux
14 6 (12.00%) Migration
15 5 (10.00%) IT Strategy
15 5 (10.00%) Google
15 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software

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 8 (16.00%) Documentum
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 50 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (16.00%) SaaS
5 5 (10.00%) PaaS
6 4 (8.00%) IaaS
7 3 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (6.00%) Serverless
8 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) LAN
1 1 (2.00%) MPLS
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
1 1 (2.00%) SNMP
1 1 (2.00%) VLAN
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
1 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) Middleware
2 9 (18.00%) Web Services
3 4 (8.00%) .NET
4 3 (6.00%) .NET Core
4 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.00%) React
4 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) Django
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.00%) LAMP
5 1 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Technical Architecture
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) Project Management
4 19 (38.00%) Business Analysis
4 19 (38.00%) Service Delivery
4 19 (38.00%) Virtual Environments
5 13 (26.00%) TOGAF
6 12 (24.00%) Case Management
7 11 (22.00%) DevOps
8 8 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (12.00%) Migration
10 5 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (10.00%) IT Strategy
11 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
11 4 (8.00%) ITIL
11 4 (8.00%) RUP
11 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.00%) TDD
11 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C#
1 1 (2.00%) Java
1 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.00%) Python
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) Ansible
2 7 (14.00%) Puppet
3 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.00%) Terraform
6 1 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.00%) Pega
3 5 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft