Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 +39
Contract jobs citing AWS 47 66 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.27% 10.23% 11.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 58.02% 34.38% 59.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 90
Median daily rate £525 £473 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +18.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £408 £335 £296
90th Percentile £910 £613 £539
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £460 £400
% change year-on-year +14.13% +15.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 81 192 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.10% 29.77% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 124 136
Median daily rate £495 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.13% +1.91%
10th Percentile £357 £158 £270
90th Percentile £900 £534 £559
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £495 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +23.75% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.79 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.66% +16.96% -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.58 £13.50
% change year-on-year +111.10% +22.81% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Newcastle upon Tyne

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 41 (87.23%) DevOps
2 33 (70.21%) Kubernetes
3 30 (63.83%) Jenkins
4 28 (59.57%) Terraform
5 27 (57.45%) Ansible
6 25 (53.19%) Docker
6 25 (53.19%) Python
6 25 (53.19%) Azure
7 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (46.81%) OpenShift
9 20 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (36.17%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (36.17%) Java
10 17 (36.17%) Linux
11 16 (34.04%) Open Source
11 16 (34.04%) MongoDB
11 16 (34.04%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (31.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (31.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 15 (31.91%) Bash Shell
12 15 (31.91%) Amazon S3
12 15 (31.91%) Puppet
12 15 (31.91%) Configuration Management
13 14 (29.79%) Microservices
13 14 (29.79%) Travis CI
14 13 (27.66%) React
15 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
15 12 (25.53%) NoSQL
15 12 (25.53%) Groovy
15 12 (25.53%) AWS Lambda

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 3 (6.38%) Confluence
1 3 (6.38%) Headless CMS
Cloud Services
1 25 (53.19%) Azure
2 22 (46.81%) OpenShift
3 17 (36.17%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (31.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 15 (31.91%) Amazon S3
4 15 (31.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (25.53%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (25.53%) GCP
5 12 (25.53%) Serverless
6 10 (21.28%) GitHub
7 9 (19.15%) CloudFront
8 8 (17.02%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (17.02%) Route 53
9 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (8.51%) Firebase
10 3 (6.38%) Azure Functions
11 2 (4.26%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (4.26%) Slack
12 1 (2.13%) PaaS
12 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) BGP
2 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) OSPF
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) Amazon RDS
1 16 (34.04%) MongoDB
2 12 (25.53%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.64%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 30 (63.83%) Jenkins
2 14 (29.79%) Travis CI
3 12 (25.53%) CircleCI
4 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
4 11 (23.40%) GitLab
5 10 (21.28%) GoCD
6 7 (14.89%) SonarQube
7 4 (8.51%) gulp
7 4 (8.51%) JIRA
7 4 (8.51%) Mocha
7 4 (8.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (8.51%) webpack
8 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
8 3 (6.38%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (6.38%) JUnit
8 3 (6.38%) Selenium
9 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.26%) Postman
9 2 (4.26%) REST Assured
9 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (21.28%) Public Sector
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) Developer
3 9 (19.15%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (17.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (8.51%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (8.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Engineering Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Kubernetes Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) React
2 10 (21.28%) CSS
2 10 (21.28%) HTML
2 10 (21.28%) Node.js
2 10 (21.28%) REST
3 8 (17.02%) .NET
3 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
3 8 (17.02%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (14.89%) Spring
5 6 (12.77%) SOAP
6 5 (10.64%) Vue.js
7 4 (8.51%) AWS Amplify
7 4 (8.51%) CSS3
7 4 (8.51%) Ember.js
7 4 (8.51%) GraphQL
7 4 (8.51%) HTML5
7 4 (8.51%) Jest
7 4 (8.51%) React Native
7 4 (8.51%) YAML
8 3 (6.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) iPad
1 7 (14.89%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (12.77%) Public Cloud
3 4 (8.51%) Cloud Native
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) CentOS
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Unix
4 3 (6.38%) Android
4 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (87.23%) DevOps
2 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (34.04%) Open Source
5 15 (31.91%) Configuration Management
6 14 (29.79%) Microservices
7 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
8 10 (21.28%) BDD
8 10 (21.28%) Deployment Automation
8 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
9 9 (19.15%) Scrum
10 8 (17.02%) TDD
11 7 (14.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (12.77%) Migration
13 5 (10.64%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure as Code
13 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
13 5 (10.64%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) Python
2 17 (36.17%) Java
3 15 (31.91%) Bash Shell
4 12 (25.53%) Groovy
4 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.89%) SQL
6 5 (10.64%) Perl
7 4 (8.51%) ES6
7 4 (8.51%) Ruby
7 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.51%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) OCP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (70.21%) Kubernetes
2 28 (59.57%) Terraform
3 27 (57.45%) Ansible
4 15 (31.91%) Puppet
5 8 (17.02%) Grafana
5 8 (17.02%) Prometheus
6 7 (14.89%) Packer
7 3 (6.38%) Nagios
7 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (6.38%) ZABBIX
8 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
8 1 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.13%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Google
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Zscaler
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.13%) F5
4 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.13%) Meraki
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto