Period
to 21 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 21 October 2019 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 20 41
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21 +21
Contract jobs citing AWS 26 63 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.72% 7.44% 3.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.63% 45.65% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 62 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £500 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £423 £360 £444
90th Percentile £560 £600 £588
East Midlands median daily rate £488 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +14.71% +3.03% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 64 138 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.48% 16.29% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 97 22
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +2.78%
10th Percentile £185 £316 £257
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.84% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £10.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.57% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £10.59
% change year-on-year +28.00% +18.09% -27.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Northamptonshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Northamptonshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS in Northamptonshire

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 AWS within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2019. 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
Northampton +5 18 £500 +18.76% 14
Corby - 1 £563 -
Kettering - 1 £450 - 1
AWS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for AWS.

1 10 (38.46%) Migration
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2017
3 8 (30.77%) Terraform
3 8 (30.77%) Python
3 8 (30.77%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) .NET
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Azure
4 7 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (26.92%) Web Services
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 6 (23.08%) RESTful
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
6 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3
6 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
6 5 (19.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (19.23%) Ansible
6 5 (19.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (19.23%) Git (software)

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 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Azure
2 7 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3
3 5 (19.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (15.38%) Serverless
5 3 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (11.54%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (11.54%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (11.54%) Amazon SageMaker
5 3 (11.54%) Datadog
6 1 (3.85%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) IPsec
2 2 (7.69%) BGP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.69%) HSRP
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
2 2 (7.69%) VLAN
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) VRRP
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2017
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon Aurora
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) GitLab
3 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) AWS Architect
5 4 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Specialist
6 3 (11.54%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Azure Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Environment And Release Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Release Manager
8 1 (3.85%) SAP Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 6 (23.08%) RESTful
4 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) Node.js
6 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
6 2 (7.69%) React
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Core
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.85%) JSON
7 1 (3.85%) LINQ
7 1 (3.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 3 (11.54%) Blog
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
6 3 (11.54%) Chaos Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Conversational UI
6 3 (11.54%) Deep Learning
6 3 (11.54%) DevSecOps
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Thought Leadership
7 2 (7.69%) Complexity Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.69%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Go
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Jython
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
1 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Terraform
2 5 (19.23%) Ansible
3 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 4 (15.38%) Puppet
3 4 (15.38%) SCCM
3 4 (15.38%) SCOM
3 4 (15.38%) WSUS
4 3 (11.54%) Consul
4 3 (11.54%) Mesos
5 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.85%) Packer
5 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) New Relic
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore