The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 28 June 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 15 17
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 83 56 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.47% 9.35% 9.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.26% 52.34% 67.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 50 57
Median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £616 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 172 107 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 27.92% 17.86% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 81 81
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £16.25 - £39.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 - £35.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Oxfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Oxfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon AWS in Oxfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Oxford +2 47 £475 - 13
Kidlington 0 5 £525 +16.66%
Abingdon - 1 £425 - 3
Bicester - 1 - -
Thame - 1 £400 -
Amazon AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 73 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.97%) TDD
3 45 (31.25%) Scrum
4 42 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 41 (28.47%) Java
5 41 (28.47%) Web Services
6 39 (27.08%) Pair Programming
7 34 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 32 (22.22%) Kanban
8 32 (22.22%) Migration
9 30 (20.83%) Publishing
9 30 (20.83%) Node.js
10 27 (18.75%) PRINCE2
10 27 (18.75%) JIRA
11 26 (18.06%) Windows
12 25 (17.36%) HTML
12 25 (17.36%) Python
12 25 (17.36%) Git (software)
13 24 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 23 (15.97%) Docker
14 23 (15.97%) DevOps
15 22 (15.28%) BDD
15 22 (15.28%) AngularJS
15 22 (15.28%) PMI
15 22 (15.28%) PMP
15 22 (15.28%) PMI Certification
16 21 (14.58%) Linux
16 21 (14.58%) CSS
16 21 (14.58%) Software Engineering

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 14 (9.72%) Apache Spark
2 12 (8.33%) JBoss
3 10 (6.94%) WebSphere
3 10 (6.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (6.25%) Apache
5 4 (2.78%) CMS
5 4 (2.78%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.08%) IIS
6 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.39%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.39%) nginx
7 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.69%) Confluence
8 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Magento
2 7 (4.86%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 34 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (7.64%) Office 365
4 10 (6.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (6.94%) GitHub
5 9 (6.25%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.08%) IaaS
8 2 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.39%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.69%) PaaS
9 1 (0.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) WAN
2 6 (4.17%) Network Security
3 5 (3.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (3.47%) LAN
3 5 (3.47%) VPN
4 4 (2.78%) DNS
4 4 (2.78%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.08%) Firewall
5 3 (2.08%) HTTP
5 3 (2.08%) Internet
5 3 (2.08%) VoIP
6 2 (1.39%) BGP
6 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 17 (11.81%) Big Data
3 15 (10.42%) MongoDB
4 13 (9.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (18.75%) JIRA
2 25 (17.36%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.81%) Maven
4 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.64%) Bitbucket
6 10 (6.94%) Cucumber
6 10 (6.94%) Grunt
6 10 (6.94%) gulp
6 10 (6.94%) JUnit
6 10 (6.94%) Mockito
6 10 (6.94%) Selenium
7 9 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (4.86%) IntelliJ
8 7 (4.86%) Mocha
9 5 (3.47%) Gradle
10 4 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.08%) Subversion
11 3 (2.08%) webpack
12 1 (0.69%) Hudson
12 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (20.83%) Publishing
2 4 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 69 (47.92%) Developer
2 27 (18.75%) Node.js Developer
2 27 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 24 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 18 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 16 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (9.03%) Agile Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Architect
8 8 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
8 8 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 8 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) E-Commerce Developer
9 7 (4.86%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (4.86%) HTML Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Migration Manager
10 5 (3.47%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.47%) Web Services
2 30 (20.83%) Node.js
3 25 (17.36%) HTML
4 22 (15.28%) AngularJS
5 21 (14.58%) CSS
6 17 (11.81%) JSON
7 15 (10.42%) Spring
8 13 (9.03%) RESTful
8 13 (9.03%) Sass
9 11 (7.64%) Java EE
9 11 (7.64%) SOAP
10 10 (6.94%) CSS3
10 10 (6.94%) LESS
11 9 (6.25%) REST
12 8 (5.56%) JMS
12 8 (5.56%) Kafka
12 8 (5.56%) XML
13 7 (4.86%) Chai
13 7 (4.86%) Dropwizard
13 7 (4.86%) Hystrix
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.28%) PMI
2 15 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.78%) BBC
4 4 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 4 (2.78%) New Media
5 3 (2.08%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.39%) Linked Data
6 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.06%) Windows
2 21 (14.58%) Linux
3 7 (4.86%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.47%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.78%) Unix
6 3 (2.08%) CentOS
7 1 (0.69%) Debian
7 1 (0.69%) HPUX
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.69%) Solaris
7 1 (0.69%) SUSE
7 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.69%) VMS
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.97%) TDD
3 45 (31.25%) Scrum
4 39 (27.08%) Pair Programming
5 34 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (22.22%) Kanban
6 32 (22.22%) Migration
7 27 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 24 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 23 (15.97%) DevOps
10 22 (15.28%) BDD
11 21 (14.58%) Software Engineering
12 20 (13.89%) Unit Testing
13 18 (12.50%) ITIL
14 17 (11.81%) Web Development
15 16 (11.11%) Project Management
16 14 (9.72%) SOA
17 13 (9.03%) Change Management
17 13 (9.03%) Continuous Delivery
17 13 (9.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 41 (28.47%) Java
3 25 (17.36%) Python
4 18 (12.50%) Scala
5 14 (9.72%) SQL
6 11 (7.64%) PHP
7 7 (4.86%) Groovy
8 3 (2.08%) C#
8 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.08%) Ruby
9 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.39%) Perl
9 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) C++
10 1 (0.69%) R
10 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 22 (15.28%) PMI Certification
1 22 (15.28%) PMP
2 4 (2.78%) CCNA
2 4 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.08%) Degree
3 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.69%) HND
5 1 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) PMO
2 10 (6.94%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (15.97%) Docker
2 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.39%) iptables
5 1 (0.69%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.69%) Xen
5 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.03%) Terraform
2 10 (6.94%) Mesos
3 9 (6.25%) Ansible
4 7 (4.86%) Puppet
4 7 (4.86%) SCCM
5 4 (2.78%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.78%) SCOM
6 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.08%) Nagios
6 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.08%) Packer
6 3 (2.08%) SELinux
7 2 (1.39%) Salt
8 1 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.33%) Oracle
3 8 (5.56%) VMware
4 7 (4.86%) New Relic
5 6 (4.17%) Juniper
5 6 (4.17%) Palo Alto
5 6 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.78%) Cisco
6 4 (2.78%) Dell
6 4 (2.78%) EMC
6 4 (2.78%) Infor
7 3 (2.08%) Google
7 3 (2.08%) Reuters
8 2 (1.39%) Qualys
8 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.69%) HP
9 1 (0.69%) Splunk
9 1 (0.69%) Talend
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