Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 30 March 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing AWS 52 91 242
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.38% 11.22% 19.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.26% 32.38% 52.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 66 210
Median daily rate £500 £423 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.34% -15.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £395 £200 £363
90th Percentile £660 £563 £639
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £44.95 £45.00
% change year-on-year -24.92% -0.11% +5.88%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 198 281 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 39.52% 34.65% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 196 360
Median daily rate £425 £428 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% -5.00% -5.26%
10th Percentile £200 £150 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £620
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +33.93% -74.07%
10th Percentile £13.63 £18.13 £13.20
90th Percentile £32.88 £19.38 £14.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.38 £18.11
% change year-on-year +8.84% +1.46% +20.73%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Oxfordshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Oxfordshire

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Oxfordshire

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for AWS in Oxfordshire

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 AWS within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. 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
Oxford -2 28 £500 +8.11% 33
Kidlington -5 2 £450 +63.64% 1
Abingdon -5 1 £275 -38.89% 4
AWS
South East

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

1 29 (55.77%) Azure
2 23 (44.23%) DevOps
3 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 15 (28.85%) Kubernetes
5 13 (25.00%) Terraform
5 13 (25.00%) Ansible
6 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.23%) Migration
7 9 (17.31%) MySQL
7 9 (17.31%) Linux
7 9 (17.31%) Node.js
8 8 (15.38%) Puppet
8 8 (15.38%) Python
8 8 (15.38%) QA
9 7 (13.46%) .NET
9 7 (13.46%) Java
9 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
9 7 (13.46%) Docker
10 6 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
10 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
10 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
10 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
10 6 (11.54%) Google
11 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.62%) Release Management
11 5 (9.62%) C#
11 5 (9.62%) Web Services

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 6 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.85%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (55.77%) Azure
2 5 (9.62%) GCP
3 3 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.77%) GitHub
3 3 (5.77%) Office 365
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (3.85%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.85%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.92%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 1 (1.92%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.92%) Serverless
5 1 (1.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) LAN
1 2 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) VLAN
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.62%) Redis
4 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.85%) Big Data
6 2 (3.85%) Power BI
6 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.92%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) JMeter
3 2 (3.85%) REST Assured
3 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
1 4 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (5.77%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Node.js
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
3 5 (9.62%) React
3 5 (9.62%) Vue.js
3 5 (9.62%) Web Services
4 4 (7.69%) .NET Core
4 4 (7.69%) CakePHP
4 4 (7.69%) Laravel
4 4 (7.69%) REST
4 4 (7.69%) SOAP
4 4 (7.69%) Symfony
5 3 (5.77%) Kafka
5 3 (5.77%) XML
6 2 (3.85%) Angular 2
6 2 (3.85%) Django
6 2 (3.85%) Flask
6 2 (3.85%) LAMP
6 2 (3.85%) Mapnik
6 2 (3.85%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) DevOps
2 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) Migration
4 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.62%) Microservices
5 5 (9.62%) Release Management
5 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Debt
6 4 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (7.69%) Line Management
6 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (5.77%) Build Automation
7 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.77%) Data Architecture
7 3 (5.77%) SDLC
8 2 (3.85%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) Python
3 7 (13.46%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) C#
5 5 (9.62%) TypeScript
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Go
7 1 (1.92%) Java 8
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) R
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) GxP
2 2 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Docker
2 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) Kubernetes
2 13 (25.00%) Ansible
2 13 (25.00%) Terraform
3 8 (15.38%) Puppet
4 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.92%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.92%) SCCM
4 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Actuate
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.92%) Sophos
5 1 (1.92%) Veeam
5 1 (1.92%) Veritas
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) WSO2
5 1 (1.92%) Zscaler