The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 30 March 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 37 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.04% 1.07% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.00% 25.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 25 16 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 6.53% 4.27% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 10
Median daily rate £380 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -14.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Northamptonshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 4 £525 -
Amazon AWS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 9 (47.37%) Python
5 8 (42.11%) Selenium
6 7 (36.84%) Linux
7 6 (31.58%) REST
7 6 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
7 6 (31.58%) Web Services
7 6 (31.58%) C
7 6 (31.58%) C++
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
8 5 (26.32%) Android
9 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
9 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
9 4 (21.05%) SoapUI
9 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (21.05%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (21.05%) Android Development

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (21.05%) Blockchain
4 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 4 (21.05%) JMeter
3 4 (21.05%) NUnit
3 4 (21.05%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Architect
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Test Lead
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Systems Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Test Leader
5 3 (15.79%) Angular Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Test Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) REST
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) Django
4 2 (10.53%) Flask
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (5.26%) Kafka
5 1 (5.26%) Lucene
5 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Android
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
3 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Android Development
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
2 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
2 4 (21.05%) Load Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
2 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) C
3 6 (31.58%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) Groovy
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CISM
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle