Period
to 24 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 24 January 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 6 59
Rank change year-on-year -7 +53 +57
Contract jobs citing AWS 83 130 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.31% 14.29% 3.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.23% 49.43% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 100 28
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +46.15%
10th Percentile £314 £292 £334
90th Percentile £688 £600 £665
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 284 263 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.69% 28.90% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 198 114
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £475 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +16.21% +16.79%
10th Percentile £185 £225 £283
90th Percentile £500 £576 £655
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £475 £404
% change year-on-year -15.79% +17.57% +15.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £16.58 £30.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% +205.00% -75.16%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.58 £30.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year -45.64% +205.00% -75.16%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Newcastle upon Tyne

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Newcastle upon Tyne

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for AWS.

1 51 (61.45%) DevOps
2 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (54.22%) Azure
4 41 (49.40%) Java
5 40 (48.19%) Kubernetes
6 38 (45.78%) Docker
7 37 (44.58%) Jenkins
8 33 (39.76%) Puppet
8 33 (39.76%) Ansible
9 31 (37.35%) Test Automation
10 30 (36.14%) Python
11 26 (31.33%) Linux
11 26 (31.33%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (30.12%) Microservices
13 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
13 21 (25.30%) Open Source
13 21 (25.30%) Serverless
14 20 (24.10%) Terraform
14 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
14 20 (24.10%) Configuration Management
14 20 (24.10%) Scrum
15 18 (21.69%) Kanban
15 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
15 18 (21.69%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (21.69%) OpenShift
15 18 (21.69%) Build Automation
16 17 (20.48%) Bash Shell
16 17 (20.48%) Google
16 17 (20.48%) C++
16 17 (20.48%) Technical Leadership

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 13 (15.66%) nginx
2 7 (8.43%) Apache
2 7 (8.43%) IIS
2 7 (8.43%) Jetty
2 7 (8.43%) Mongrel
2 7 (8.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.20%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 45 (54.22%) Azure
2 21 (25.30%) Serverless
3 18 (21.69%) OpenShift
4 15 (18.07%) GCP
5 13 (15.66%) Datadog
6 12 (14.46%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (9.64%) Google App Engine
8 5 (6.02%) IaaS
8 5 (6.02%) PaaS
8 5 (6.02%) SaaS
9 4 (4.82%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (4.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
11 2 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (2.41%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (2.41%) CloudFront
11 2 (2.41%) Office 365
11 2 (2.41%) Route 53
12 1 (1.20%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) HTTP
2 8 (9.64%) DHCP
2 8 (9.64%) DNS
2 8 (9.64%) IPsec
2 8 (9.64%) SSL
2 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.43%) FTP
4 6 (7.23%) Firewall
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.41%) VPN
7 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.82%) MySQL
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.20%) Power BI
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (44.58%) Jenkins
2 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.87%) Maven
4 10 (12.05%) TeamCity
4 10 (12.05%) Travis CI
5 8 (9.64%) JIRA
6 6 (7.23%) SonarQube
6 6 (7.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.41%) CircleCI
7 2 (2.41%) GoCD
8 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.20%) GitLab
General
1 10 (12.05%) Public Sector
2 8 (9.64%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Consultant
3 9 (10.84%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Architect
5 5 (6.02%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (4.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) .NET
2 12 (14.46%) Web Services
3 10 (12.05%) Spring
4 9 (10.84%) SOAP
5 8 (9.64%) Spring Boot
5 8 (9.64%) Spring Cloud
6 7 (8.43%) .NET Core
6 7 (8.43%) J2EE
6 7 (8.43%) REST
6 7 (8.43%) Servlets
7 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
7 6 (7.23%) jQuery
7 6 (7.23%) React
7 6 (7.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.82%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (3.61%) gRPC
9 3 (3.61%) Protocol Buffers
10 2 (2.41%) Node.js
10 2 (2.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (18.07%) Public Cloud
3 12 (14.46%) Private Cloud
4 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
5 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.61%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.41%) Clustering
7 2 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.41%) User Experience
8 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) DC/OS
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) DevOps
2 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.35%) Test Automation
4 25 (30.12%) Microservices
5 21 (25.30%) Open Source
6 20 (24.10%) Configuration Management
6 20 (24.10%) Scrum
7 18 (21.69%) Build Automation
7 18 (21.69%) Kanban
8 17 (20.48%) Technical Leadership
9 15 (18.07%) High Availability
9 15 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (16.87%) TDD
11 13 (15.66%) Analytics
12 12 (14.46%) BDD
13 10 (12.05%) Architectural Design
13 10 (12.05%) Coaching
13 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
13 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
14 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) Java
2 30 (36.14%) Python
3 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
4 17 (20.48%) Bash Shell
4 17 (20.48%) C++
5 16 (19.28%) C
5 16 (19.28%) Ruby
5 16 (19.28%) Shell Script
6 15 (18.07%) Perl
7 13 (15.66%) SQL
8 11 (13.25%) C#
9 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
10 9 (10.84%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.61%) Go
12 2 (2.41%) Groovy
13 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (15.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.20%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) CCNP
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 38 (45.78%) Docker
2 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.43%) Xen
3 4 (4.82%) Firmware
4 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (48.19%) Kubernetes
2 33 (39.76%) Ansible
2 33 (39.76%) Puppet
3 26 (31.33%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (24.10%) Terraform
5 13 (15.66%) Nagios
6 12 (14.46%) Packer
7 6 (7.23%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.20%) logstash
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Google
2 13 (15.66%) New Relic
2 13 (15.66%) Splunk
3 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.43%) VMware
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco
5 4 (4.82%) Juniper
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle
6 2 (2.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft