The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 29 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 69 48
Rank change year-on-year +41 -21  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 27 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.80% 0.18% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 84.38% 5.00% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% +31.81%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 32 20 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 5.68% 3.61% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 14
Median daily rate £425 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -16.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £236 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in South Wales

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in South Wales

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cardiff - 22 £431 - 7
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £550 -
Amazon AWS
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 32 (60.38%) Ansible
2 30 (56.60%) Linux
3 27 (50.94%) DevOps
4 26 (49.06%) Jenkins
5 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared
5 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
6 21 (39.62%) Java
6 21 (39.62%) Terraform
7 20 (37.74%) Web Services
7 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (33.96%) Puppet
8 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (26.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (24.53%) Configuration Management
10 13 (24.53%) Finance
10 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
11 11 (20.75%) Python
12 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
12 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (16.98%) Open Source
13 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (15.09%) SAP
13 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (13.21%) Electronics
14 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
14 7 (13.21%) Programme Management
14 7 (13.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (13.21%) Digital Marketing

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (11.32%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 3 (5.66%) Jetty
3 3 (5.66%) Mongrel
3 3 (5.66%) nginx
3 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) Luigi
5 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (13.21%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.32%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.66%) Google App Engine
4 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.89%) Route 53
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) HTTP
2 5 (9.43%) SSL
2 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) DSL
4 3 (5.66%) DHCP
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) FTP
4 3 (5.66%) IPsec
4 3 (5.66%) SSH
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.77%) Big Data
5 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) HBase
6 1 (1.89%) Redis
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (49.06%) Jenkins
2 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.43%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.66%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.77%) Maven
5 2 (3.77%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) Ant
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.89%) Gradle
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Electronics
2 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
2 7 (13.21%) Marketing
2 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Security Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Applications Developer
8 4 (7.55%) AWS Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Architect
9 3 (5.66%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (5.66%) Java Applications Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Web Services
2 7 (13.21%) .NET
3 6 (11.32%) REST
4 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.55%) J2EE
5 3 (5.66%) Node.js
5 3 (5.66%) Servlets
6 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.77%) Spring
7 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.89%) CSS
7 1 (1.89%) HTML
7 1 (1.89%) HTML5
7 1 (1.89%) Java EE
7 1 (1.89%) jQuery
7 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.89%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (1.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.55%) Fintech
3 1 (1.89%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Debian
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) DevOps
2 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.53%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (16.98%) Open Source
6 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (13.21%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (13.21%) Programme Management
8 6 (11.32%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (9.43%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (9.43%) OWASP
9 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Secure Coding
9 5 (9.43%) Security Architecture
9 5 (9.43%) Social Engineering
9 5 (9.43%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.43%) Static Code Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) Python
3 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.43%) SQL
6 1 (1.89%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) Go
6 1 (1.89%) Groovy
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
6 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared
1 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) CEH
2 5 (9.43%) CISSP
2 5 (9.43%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Xen
3 2 (3.77%) Docker
4 1 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.89%) HDFS
4 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (60.38%) Ansible
2 21 (39.62%) Terraform
3 18 (33.96%) Puppet
4 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (11.32%) Rundeck
6 4 (7.55%) Marathon
6 4 (7.55%) Mesos
7 2 (3.77%) Consul
8 1 (1.89%) Fluentd
8 1 (1.89%) Grafana
8 1 (1.89%) Kibana
8 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.89%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) SAP
2 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.55%) Rackspace
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.89%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos
6 1 (1.89%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.89%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.89%) Tableau
6 1 (1.89%) Talend
6 1 (1.89%) Teradata
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago