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 27 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 -  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 7 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.31% 3.78% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.17% 38.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Median daily rate £506 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 24 47 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 4.49% 9.87% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 14
Median daily rate £513 £438 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
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 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
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 27 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
Cardiff -11 6 £500 +11.11% 2
Amazon AWS
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 26 (74.29%) Ansible
2 24 (68.57%) DevOps
3 23 (65.71%) Terraform
4 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 19 (54.29%) Linux
6 15 (42.86%) Web Services
7 14 (40.00%) Puppet
7 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
8 13 (37.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (25.71%) Rundeck
10 9 (25.71%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (25.71%) Amazon S3
11 7 (20.00%) Mesos
11 7 (20.00%) Microservices
11 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (20.00%) Java
11 7 (20.00%) .NET
11 7 (20.00%) DSL
11 7 (20.00%) Marathon
12 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
12 6 (17.14%) Windows
12 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (14.29%) Finance
13 5 (14.29%) Migration

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 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Jetty
2 3 (8.57%) Mongrel
2 3 (8.57%) nginx
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (25.71%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (25.71%) Amazon S3
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (11.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (11.43%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (11.43%) Route 53
4 4 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (8.57%) Google App Engine
5 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DSL
2 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (14.29%) SSL
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) DHCP
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) FTP
3 3 (8.57%) IPsec
3 3 (8.57%) SSH
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) Bitbucket
3 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.57%) Travis CI
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium
6 1 (2.86%) Ant
6 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.86%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) AWS Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Web Services
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) J2EE
4 3 (8.57%) Servlets
5 2 (5.71%) Flask
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) Spring
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.86%) CSS3
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) Java EE
6 1 (2.86%) Kafka
6 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.86%) Node.js
6 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.86%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Fintech
2 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) DevOps
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (20.00%) Microservices
4 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Open Source
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.57%) Mobile First
7 2 (5.71%) MVC
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Web Operations
8 1 (2.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (2.86%) SDLC
8 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (74.29%) Ansible
2 23 (65.71%) Terraform
3 14 (40.00%) Puppet
4 9 (25.71%) Rundeck
5 7 (20.00%) Marathon
5 7 (20.00%) Mesos
6 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (11.43%) Prometheus
7 2 (5.71%) Grafana
7 2 (5.71%) Kibana
8 1 (2.86%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.43%) Rackspace
3 3 (8.57%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle