Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 22 November 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)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 64 126
Rank change year-on-year +27 +62 +15
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 252 176 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.44% 3.07% 1.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.73% 31.77% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 128 83
South West median daily rate £425 £469 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +17.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £528 £622 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.31 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +15.16% -10.26% -8.24%

Amazon 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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 770 554 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.58% 9.65% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 381 227
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% -10.00%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £189
90th Percentile £532 £588 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 4
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £32.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.04% +111.29% -8.82%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.01 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £22.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the South West

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in the South West

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in the South West

Amazon AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon AWS in the South West

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Bristol -9 86 £425 -12.82% 24
Devon +39 55 £463 - 1
Wiltshire +4 41 £413 -10.81% 6
Gloucestershire +23 25 £405 -10.00% 12
Somerset +6 21 £400 -5.88% 7
Dorset +11 9 £475 +18.75% 7
Cornwall -11 2 £305 -12.86%
Amazon AWS
England

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

1 108 (42.86%) DevOps
2 90 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 74 (29.37%) Web Services
5 73 (28.97%) Java
6 61 (24.21%) Linux
7 57 (22.62%) Python
8 53 (21.03%) Docker
8 53 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (19.84%) Jenkins
9 50 (19.84%) .NET
10 48 (19.05%) Scrum
11 47 (18.65%) Amazon EC2
12 46 (18.25%) JavaScript
13 45 (17.86%) C#
14 43 (17.06%) SQL Server
15 42 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
15 42 (16.67%) Serverless
16 37 (14.68%) AWS Lambda
17 35 (13.89%) Open Source
17 35 (13.89%) ASP.NET
17 35 (13.89%) MVC
18 34 (13.49%) Windows
18 34 (13.49%) TDD
18 34 (13.49%) AngularJS
19 32 (12.70%) Finance
19 32 (12.70%) Microsoft
20 31 (12.30%) SQL
20 31 (12.30%) Git (software)
21 30 (11.90%) Puppet

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 18 (7.14%) nginx
1 18 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.16%) Apache
2 13 (5.16%) IIS
2 13 (5.16%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (3.57%) Jetty
3 9 (3.57%) Mongrel
4 8 (3.17%) SAS
5 7 (2.78%) Confluence
6 4 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.19%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.79%) CMS
8 2 (0.79%) Drupal
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 78 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (18.65%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (16.67%) Serverless
4 37 (14.68%) AWS Lambda
5 30 (11.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (9.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (9.13%) Amazon S3
8 17 (6.75%) GitHub
9 12 (4.76%) PaaS
10 11 (4.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 10 (3.97%) Google App Engine
12 8 (3.17%) Office 365
12 8 (3.17%) Route 53
12 8 (3.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (2.78%) IaaS
14 6 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (2.38%) SaaS
15 4 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.33%) DHCP
2 16 (6.35%) DNS
2 16 (6.35%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.95%) Firewall
4 14 (5.56%) SSL
5 13 (5.16%) HTTP
6 12 (4.76%) IPsec
7 11 (4.37%) VPN
8 10 (3.97%) FTP
9 8 (3.17%) LAN
9 8 (3.17%) WAN
10 7 (2.78%) SMS
11 4 (1.59%) Internet
12 3 (1.19%) SAN
12 3 (1.19%) Skype
13 2 (0.79%) Intranet
13 2 (0.79%) NAS
14 1 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
14 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.40%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.06%) SQL Server
2 42 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 26 (10.32%) NoSQL
4 19 (7.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 15 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.97%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.97%) MySQL
8 8 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (3.17%) Big Data
8 8 (3.17%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.78%) SAS EBI
10 5 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.59%) Power BI
11 4 (1.59%) Redis
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 50 (19.84%) Jenkins
2 31 (12.30%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.56%) Maven
4 13 (5.16%) JIRA
5 12 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (3.57%) Travis CI
7 7 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.38%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.98%) JUnit
9 5 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.59%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.59%) Grunt
10 4 (1.59%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.19%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.19%) Gradle
12 2 (0.79%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.79%) GoCD
12 2 (0.79%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 32 (12.70%) Finance
2 9 (3.57%) Marketing
3 7 (2.78%) Electronics
4 6 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.98%) Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 107 (42.46%) Developer
2 57 (22.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (16.27%) AWS Engineer
4 35 (13.89%) AWS DevOps
5 30 (11.90%) AWS Developer
5 30 (11.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 29 (11.51%) .NET Developer
7 21 (8.33%) Architect
8 17 (6.75%) DevOps Developer
8 17 (6.75%) Java Developer
9 16 (6.35%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.56%) C# Developer
11 13 (5.16%) Automation Developer
11 13 (5.16%) Automation Engineer
11 13 (5.16%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (4.76%) Consultant
13 11 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 8 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (29.37%) Web Services
2 50 (19.84%) .NET
3 35 (13.89%) ASP.NET
4 34 (13.49%) AngularJS
5 29 (11.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 28 (11.11%) Node.js
7 23 (9.13%) React
8 20 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (6.75%) CSS
9 17 (6.75%) HTML
10 15 (5.95%) Spring
11 13 (5.16%) REST
12 12 (4.76%) J2EE
13 10 (3.97%) HTML5
13 10 (3.97%) RESTful
13 10 (3.97%) Spring Boot
14 9 (3.57%) JSON
14 9 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (3.57%) Servlets
14 9 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.54%) Public Cloud
2 10 (3.97%) iPad
3 9 (3.57%) Blog
4 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.17%) User Experience
5 6 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.59%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.79%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.79%) Clustering
9 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.79%) Replication
10 1 (0.40%) CESG
10 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 61 (24.21%) Linux
2 34 (13.49%) Windows
3 13 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (5.16%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.57%) Unix
5 7 (2.78%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.38%) CentOS
7 4 (1.59%) CoreOS
7 4 (1.59%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.19%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.79%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (42.86%) DevOps
2 90 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (19.05%) Scrum
5 35 (13.89%) MVC
5 35 (13.89%) Open Source
6 34 (13.49%) TDD
7 26 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (9.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (9.52%) Microservices
10 22 (8.73%) E-Commerce
11 21 (8.33%) Kanban
12 19 (7.54%) Configuration Management
13 18 (7.14%) ETL
13 18 (7.14%) Test Automation
14 15 (5.95%) BDD
15 14 (5.56%) Coaching
15 14 (5.56%) Software Engineering
15 14 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (5.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (28.97%) Java
2 57 (22.62%) Python
3 46 (18.25%) JavaScript
4 45 (17.86%) C#
5 31 (12.30%) SQL
6 23 (9.13%) Ruby
7 13 (5.16%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.57%) Scala
9 8 (3.17%) Groovy
9 8 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.78%) PHP
11 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.59%) C++
12 4 (1.59%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.79%) Go
15 1 (0.40%) Dart
15 1 (0.40%) ES6
15 1 (0.40%) R
15 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.73%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (3.57%) CISSP
5 7 (2.78%) Degree
6 6 (2.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.38%) CISM
7 5 (1.98%) CEH
8 3 (1.19%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.79%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.40%) CCSA
10 1 (0.40%) CISA
10 1 (0.40%) CLAS
10 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (2.38%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) PMO
3 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) GCP
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 53 (21.03%) Docker
2 23 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.16%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.97%) Xen
5 7 (2.78%) vSphere
6 5 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.98%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.59%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.19%) LXC
8 3 (1.19%) OpenAM
8 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.19%) XenApp
9 2 (0.79%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.79%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (11.90%) Puppet
2 26 (10.32%) Ansible
2 26 (10.32%) Kubernetes
3 22 (8.73%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (5.95%) Terraform
5 4 (1.59%) Nagios
5 4 (1.59%) WSUS
6 3 (1.19%) Kibana
7 2 (0.79%) Icinga
7 2 (0.79%) logstash
7 2 (0.79%) OSSEC
7 2 (0.79%) SCOM
7 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.40%) Grafana
8 1 (0.40%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.40%) SCCM
8 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.40%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 32 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.51%) Google
3 25 (9.92%) VMware
4 17 (6.75%) Oracle
5 15 (5.95%) Tableau
6 13 (5.16%) SAP
7 9 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.78%) MuleSoft
9 6 (2.38%) Citrix
9 6 (2.38%) New Relic
10 5 (1.98%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.98%) Cisco
10 5 (1.98%) WSO2
11 4 (1.59%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.19%) IBM
13 2 (0.79%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.79%) HP
13 2 (0.79%) Juniper
13 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.79%) Sophos