Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 2018 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 48 74
Rank change year-on-year +21 +26 +63
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 319 243 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.99% 4.42% 2.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.67% 37.16% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 183 114
South West median daily rate £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% +4.29%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £623 £563 £596
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -

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 1,040 654 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.53% 11.91% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 445 345
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £265 £214 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £600
England median daily rate £480 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +3.78% +2.78% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 12
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.16% +137.50% +60.00%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.38 £11.19
90th Percentile £78.50 £50.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -15.56%

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018. 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 +26 128 £450 +7.46% 54
Devon +13 70 £475 +8.57% 9
Wiltshire +27 58 £525 +29.23% 13
Gloucestershire -5 31 £450 +20.00% 21
Somerset -9 12 £380 -10.32% 7
Dorset +1 8 £475 +15.15% 12
Cornwall -3 3 £363 -7.94%
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon 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 South West region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 158 (49.53%) DevOps
2 151 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 107 (33.54%) Docker
5 104 (32.60%) Java
6 98 (30.72%) Linux
7 92 (28.84%) Ansible
8 80 (25.08%) Kubernetes
9 74 (23.20%) Puppet
10 70 (21.94%) Python
11 67 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
12 66 (20.69%) .NET
13 64 (20.06%) C#
14 62 (19.44%) Git (software)
15 60 (18.81%) Jenkins
15 60 (18.81%) SQL Server
16 57 (17.87%) Windows
16 57 (17.87%) Migration
17 55 (17.24%) Microservices
18 46 (14.42%) ASP.NET
19 44 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
20 42 (13.17%) Web Services
21 41 (12.85%) TDD
22 39 (12.23%) Finance
23 37 (11.60%) Configuration Management
23 37 (11.60%) Terraform
24 36 (11.29%) Microsoft
24 36 (11.29%) Tomcat
25 35 (10.97%) Test Automation
26 34 (10.66%) ASP.NET Web API

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 36 (11.29%) Tomcat
2 24 (7.52%) WebSphere
3 21 (6.58%) WebLogic
4 19 (5.96%) Confluence
4 19 (5.96%) OpenStack
5 11 (3.45%) JBoss
6 9 (2.82%) Apache
7 8 (2.51%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (2.51%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.88%) nginx
9 3 (0.94%) IIS
9 3 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.63%) CMS
10 2 (0.63%) SAS
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.63%) WordPress
11 1 (0.31%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 145 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (10.66%) AWS CloudFormation
3 33 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (9.40%) Serverless
5 20 (6.27%) AWS Lambda
6 18 (5.64%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (4.70%) Office 365
8 11 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (3.13%) SaaS
10 9 (2.82%) OpenShift
10 9 (2.82%) PaaS
10 9 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (2.19%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (2.19%) Route 53
12 6 (1.88%) Amazon S3
13 5 (1.57%) IaaS
14 4 (1.25%) npm
15 3 (0.94%) G Suite
15 3 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.70%) Firewall
2 6 (1.88%) DNS
3 5 (1.57%) DHCP
3 5 (1.57%) Software-Defined Networking
3 5 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.25%) OpenVPN
4 4 (1.25%) Wireless
5 3 (0.94%) HTTP
5 3 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.94%) VPN
6 2 (0.63%) BGP
6 2 (0.63%) NAS
6 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.63%) OSPF
6 2 (0.63%) SAN
6 2 (0.63%) Skype
7 1 (0.31%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.31%) Junos
7 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.31%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (18.81%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.15%) MySQL
3 24 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (5.96%) NoSQL
5 14 (4.39%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.88%) MarkLogic
7 6 (1.88%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.57%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.25%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.94%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.63%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.63%) Redis
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 60 (18.81%) Jenkins
3 26 (8.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (7.84%) JIRA
4 25 (7.84%) Selenium
5 24 (7.52%) NUnit
6 20 (6.27%) Cucumber
7 17 (5.33%) Maven
7 17 (5.33%) MSTest
8 14 (4.39%) Travis CI
9 12 (3.76%) GitLab
10 11 (3.45%) Ant
10 11 (3.45%) Artifactory
10 11 (3.45%) Vagrant
11 8 (2.51%) TeamCity
12 7 (2.19%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.94%) Grunt
General
1 39 (12.23%) Finance
2 8 (2.51%) Retail
3 6 (1.88%) Back Office
4 5 (1.57%) Banking
4 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.31%) Billing
5 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (26.96%) Developer
2 70 (21.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (16.61%) Architect
4 46 (14.42%) AWS Engineer
5 32 (10.03%) Java Developer
6 25 (7.84%) .NET Architect
6 25 (7.84%) AWS DevOps
7 24 (7.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 18 (5.64%) .NET Developer
9 17 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.02%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (5.02%) Technical Architect
11 15 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (4.39%) Senior Developer
12 14 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.76%) Administrator
14 10 (3.13%) .NET Technical Architect
14 10 (3.13%) PHP Developer
14 10 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
15 9 (2.82%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (20.69%) .NET
2 46 (14.42%) ASP.NET
3 42 (13.17%) Web Services
4 34 (10.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 29 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 28 (8.78%) React
8 25 (7.84%) .NET Core
8 25 (7.84%) REST
9 23 (7.21%) Spring
10 20 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (4.39%) HTML
12 11 (3.45%) JSP
12 11 (3.45%) Struts
12 11 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (3.13%) Gherkin
14 9 (2.82%) CSS
14 9 (2.82%) jQuery
14 9 (2.82%) JSON
15 8 (2.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.90%) iPad
2 11 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.82%) Fat Client
3 9 (2.82%) Thin Client
3 9 (2.82%) User Experience
4 8 (2.51%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.57%) 3D Printing
5 5 (1.57%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.57%) NHS
5 5 (1.57%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.25%) Fintech
6 4 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.25%) Replication
6 4 (1.25%) Robotics
7 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 98 (30.72%) Linux
2 57 (17.87%) Windows
3 24 (7.52%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (5.33%) Unix
5 11 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.19%) CentOS
7 7 (2.19%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.31%) Android
9 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (49.53%) DevOps
2 151 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (17.87%) Migration
5 55 (17.24%) Microservices
6 41 (12.85%) TDD
7 37 (11.60%) Configuration Management
8 35 (10.97%) Test Automation
9 34 (10.66%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 34 (10.66%) E-Commerce
9 34 (10.66%) OO
10 31 (9.72%) MVC
11 30 (9.40%) Integration Testing
12 28 (8.78%) Mentoring
13 27 (8.46%) Scrum
14 24 (7.52%) Open Source
15 22 (6.90%) Web Development
16 18 (5.64%) BDD
17 16 (5.02%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (4.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (32.60%) Java
2 70 (21.94%) Python
3 64 (20.06%) C#
4 27 (8.46%) JavaScript
5 25 (7.84%) Ruby
6 21 (6.58%) Bash Shell
7 17 (5.33%) PHP
8 16 (5.02%) Java 8
9 12 (3.76%) Groovy
9 12 (3.76%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.13%) Scala
12 9 (2.82%) C++
13 8 (2.51%) SQL
13 8 (2.51%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.25%) F#
14 4 (1.25%) Korn
14 4 (1.25%) Perl
14 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (10.03%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.40%) AWS Certification
3 19 (5.96%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.88%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.57%) Degree
6 3 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.31%) CCIE
7 1 (0.31%) CCNP
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.96%) GCP
2 9 (2.82%) QA
3 5 (1.57%) GDPR
3 5 (1.57%) PMO
4 2 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 107 (33.54%) Docker
2 19 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (2.82%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.25%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.31%) NFS
8 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 92 (28.84%) Ansible
2 80 (25.08%) Kubernetes
3 74 (23.20%) Puppet
4 44 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (11.60%) Terraform
6 13 (4.08%) Packer
7 6 (1.88%) Nagios
7 6 (1.88%) SCCM
8 4 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.25%) Grafana
8 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.25%) Salt
9 3 (0.94%) Nessus
9 3 (0.94%) Rancher
9 3 (0.94%) systemd
10 2 (0.63%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.63%) FreeIPA
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.63%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 36 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.03%) Oracle
3 27 (8.46%) Google
4 25 (7.84%) Atlassian
5 21 (6.58%) VMware
6 14 (4.39%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.45%) Citrix
8 10 (3.13%) Cisco
9 9 (2.82%) MKS
10 6 (1.88%) HP
10 6 (1.88%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.88%) Splunk
11 5 (1.57%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.57%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.25%) Guidewire
13 3 (0.94%) IBM
13 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.94%) Veracode
14 2 (0.63%) Juniper
14 2 (0.63%) Sophos