The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 11 12 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 27 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.71% 10.42% 9.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.91% 60.98% 54.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 30
Median daily rate £500 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +8.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £433 £400
% change year-on-year +9.82% +8.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 Oxford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 66 41 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 23.74% 17.08% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 26 52
Median daily rate £420 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £54.00 £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +272.41% -51.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Oxford

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Oxford over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Oxford

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 25 (41.67%) Java
2 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.33%) Web Services
4 19 (31.67%) TDD
5 18 (30.00%) Migration
5 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (23.33%) Publishing
6 14 (23.33%) Windows
7 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
8 12 (20.00%) Linux
9 11 (18.33%) Scrum
9 11 (18.33%) Spring
9 11 (18.33%) Node.js
9 11 (18.33%) Docker
9 11 (18.33%) DevOps
10 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 10 (16.67%) BDD
10 10 (16.67%) Java EE
10 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 10 (16.67%) WAN
11 9 (15.00%) SQL
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle
11 9 (15.00%) JUnit
11 9 (15.00%) REST
11 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
12 8 (13.33%) GitHub
12 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (13.33%) SCCM
12 8 (13.33%) RESTful
12 8 (13.33%) JBoss

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (13.33%) JBoss
2 5 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.33%) nginx
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.33%) GitHub
3 7 (11.67%) Office 365
4 5 (8.33%) SaaS
5 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 4 (6.67%) Heroku
6 3 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.33%) IaaS
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.67%) Route 53
8 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) WAN
2 8 (13.33%) LAN
3 6 (10.00%) DNS
4 4 (6.67%) DHCP
4 4 (6.67%) Network Security
5 3 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.00%) Skype
5 3 (5.00%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) BGP
6 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.33%) Firewall
6 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.33%) VoIP
7 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) Big Data
2 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (15.00%) JUnit
2 8 (13.33%) Maven
3 7 (11.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.00%) JIRA
4 6 (10.00%) Selenium
5 5 (8.33%) Mockito
6 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
7 3 (5.00%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (3.33%) Subversion
9 1 (1.67%) Ant
9 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.67%) JBehave
9 1 (1.67%) Mocha
9 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (23.33%) Publishing
2 5 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Architect
3 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) AWS Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Node.js Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.67%) AWS Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Angular Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 3 (5.00%) ETL Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) Web Services
2 11 (18.33%) Node.js
2 11 (18.33%) Spring
3 10 (16.67%) Java EE
4 9 (15.00%) REST
5 8 (13.33%) RESTful
6 7 (11.67%) SOAP
7 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.00%) Express
7 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.33%) .NET
8 5 (8.33%) EJB
8 5 (8.33%) JMS
8 5 (8.33%) React
8 5 (8.33%) XML
9 4 (6.67%) Apache Camel
9 4 (6.67%) Ember.js
9 4 (6.67%) HTML
9 4 (6.67%) MEAN Stack
9 4 (6.67%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) PMI
3 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.00%) BYOD
4 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Unix
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) Debian
6 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) TDD
3 18 (30.00%) Migration
4 11 (18.33%) DevOps
4 11 (18.33%) Scrum
5 10 (16.67%) BDD
6 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.33%) Pair Programming
6 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (11.67%) ITIL
7 7 (11.67%) Network Design
7 7 (11.67%) SOA
8 6 (10.00%) Change Management
8 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (10.00%) Informatics
8 6 (10.00%) Service Design
9 5 (8.33%) Application Rationalisation
9 5 (8.33%) Kanban
9 5 (8.33%) Project Management
9 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Java
2 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) Python
5 6 (10.00%) Perl
6 5 (8.33%) Ruby
6 5 (8.33%) Scala
7 4 (6.67%) C++
7 4 (6.67%) PHP
7 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.00%) C#
9 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) AWK
10 1 (1.67%) C
10 1 (1.67%) R
10 1 (1.67%) sed
10 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) PMI Certification
1 8 (13.33%) PMP
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Docker
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.67%) vSphere
3 4 (6.67%) XenApp
3 4 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) SCCM
2 4 (6.67%) Mesos
2 4 (6.67%) SCOM
3 3 (5.00%) AppDNA
3 3 (5.00%) EdgeSight
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) Ansible
5 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) SELinux
5 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) Citrix
3 4 (6.67%) Juniper
3 4 (6.67%) Palo Alto
4 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.00%) Talend
5 1 (1.67%) Atlassian