Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 47 67
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20 +63
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 343 243 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.89% 4.43% 2.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.47% 34.32% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 183 110
South West median daily rate £465 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £324
90th Percentile £575 £530 £621
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +51.66% -24.64%

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 1,090 708 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.72% 12.90% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 486 360
South West median daily rate £425 £383 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.29%
10th Percentile £275 £204 £237
90th Percentile £575 £528 £600
England median daily rate £486 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.21% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 15
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -15.38% +85.71%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.50 £10.62
90th Percentile £49.63 £50.00 £39.90
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.71 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.23% +8.97% -17.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +27 161 £425 +4.62% 43
Wiltshire +23 72 £525 +27.27% 19
Devon +9 54 £475 +18.75% 14
Gloucestershire -15 19 £525 +35.48% 21
Dorset +5 15 £475 +2.70% 14
Somerset -11 12 £403 -4.73% 14
Cornwall -10 3 £363 -5.84%
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 191 (55.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 186 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (40.23%) Java
4 127 (37.03%) DevOps
5 106 (30.90%) Ansible
6 103 (30.03%) Linux
7 99 (28.86%) Docker
8 98 (28.57%) Puppet
9 90 (26.24%) Migration
10 84 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (23.03%) Opscode Chef
12 76 (22.16%) Kubernetes
13 74 (21.57%) Jenkins
14 73 (21.28%) Oracle
15 68 (19.83%) Python
16 64 (18.66%) TDD
17 62 (18.08%) SQL Server
18 60 (17.49%) Git (software)
19 59 (17.20%) Windows
19 59 (17.20%) Tomcat
20 57 (16.62%) .NET
21 55 (16.03%) C#
22 53 (15.45%) OO
23 52 (15.16%) MySQL
24 50 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
24 50 (14.58%) Microservices
25 47 (13.70%) Finance
26 46 (13.41%) WebSphere
26 46 (13.41%) WebLogic
27 43 (12.54%) NUnit

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 59 (17.20%) Tomcat
2 46 (13.41%) WebLogic
2 46 (13.41%) WebSphere
3 42 (12.24%) OpenStack
4 11 (3.21%) JBoss
5 9 (2.62%) Apache
5 9 (2.62%) Confluence
6 8 (2.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.87%) nginx
9 3 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.58%) CMS
10 2 (0.58%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 191 (55.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (9.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 32 (9.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (4.66%) Office 365
4 16 (4.66%) Serverless
5 14 (4.08%) Amazon S3
5 14 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (2.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (2.04%) SaaS
10 6 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.75%) GitHub
10 6 (1.75%) IaaS
11 5 (1.46%) OpenShift
11 5 (1.46%) Route 53
12 4 (1.17%) G Suite
13 3 (0.87%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.08%) Firewall
2 9 (2.62%) Software-Defined Networking
3 7 (2.04%) OpenVPN
4 5 (1.46%) NAS
4 5 (1.46%) SAN
4 5 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.17%) DHCP
5 4 (1.17%) DNS
5 4 (1.17%) VPN
5 4 (1.17%) Wireless
6 3 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.58%) HTTP
7 2 (0.58%) LAN
7 2 (0.58%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.58%) Skype
7 2 (0.58%) WAN
8 1 (0.29%) FCoE
8 1 (0.29%) Junos
8 1 (0.29%) Network Security
8 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (18.08%) SQL Server
2 52 (15.16%) MySQL
3 50 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (12.24%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.62%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.33%) MarkLogic
7 6 (1.75%) EDRMS
8 5 (1.46%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.58%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 74 (21.57%) Jenkins
2 60 (17.49%) Git (software)
3 43 (12.54%) NUnit
4 42 (12.24%) MSTest
5 29 (8.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 28 (8.16%) Selenium
7 21 (6.12%) Cucumber
7 21 (6.12%) Maven
8 16 (4.66%) GitLab
9 15 (4.37%) JIRA
10 11 (3.21%) Ant
10 11 (3.21%) Travis CI
10 11 (3.21%) Vagrant
11 9 (2.62%) Bitbucket
11 9 (2.62%) JUnit
12 7 (2.04%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.75%) Grunt
13 6 (1.75%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 47 (13.70%) Finance
2 8 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 7 (2.04%) Retail
4 6 (1.75%) Back Office
4 6 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (0.58%) Banking
6 2 (0.58%) Law
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 135 (39.36%) Developer
2 69 (20.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 67 (19.53%) Java Developer
4 42 (12.24%) Architect
5 36 (10.50%) AWS Engineer
6 31 (9.04%) Senior Developer
7 25 (7.29%) AWS DevOps
8 24 (7.00%) .NET Developer
8 24 (7.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 23 (6.71%) AWS Developer
10 16 (4.66%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.50%) Senior DevOps
12 12 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.21%) Administrator
13 11 (3.21%) PHP Developer
14 10 (2.92%) .NET Architect
14 10 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (2.62%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (16.62%) .NET
2 37 (10.79%) React
3 29 (8.45%) ASP.NET
4 28 (8.16%) Spring
4 28 (8.16%) Web Services
5 25 (7.29%) AngularJS
6 24 (7.00%) HTML
7 23 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (6.12%) REST
9 20 (5.83%) .NET Framework
10 18 (5.25%) Spring Boot
11 12 (3.50%) CSS
12 11 (3.21%) .NET Core
12 11 (3.21%) Gherkin
12 11 (3.21%) JSP
12 11 (3.21%) Node.js
12 11 (3.21%) Struts
13 10 (2.92%) OAuth
14 9 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (2.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (2.62%) Fat Client
2 9 (2.62%) Thin Client
3 8 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.33%) Public Cloud
3 8 (2.33%) Replication
3 8 (2.33%) User Experience
4 7 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (1.75%) iPad
6 5 (1.46%) 3D Printing
6 5 (1.46%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.46%) NHS
6 5 (1.46%) Wiki
7 4 (1.17%) Fintech
8 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 103 (30.03%) Linux
2 59 (17.20%) Windows
3 30 (8.75%) Windows Server
4 27 (7.87%) Unix
5 16 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.33%) CentOS
7 8 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.04%) CoreOS
8 7 (2.04%) Debian
9 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (37.03%) DevOps
3 90 (26.24%) Migration
4 84 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (18.66%) TDD
6 53 (15.45%) OO
7 50 (14.58%) Microservices
8 37 (10.79%) Scrum
9 35 (10.20%) Test Automation
10 29 (8.45%) Configuration Management
10 29 (8.45%) MVC
11 25 (7.29%) Mentoring
12 22 (6.41%) BDD
13 20 (5.83%) E-Commerce
14 18 (5.25%) Integration Testing
14 18 (5.25%) Open Source
15 16 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 15 (4.37%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (4.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 14 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (40.23%) Java
2 68 (19.83%) Python
3 55 (16.03%) C#
4 31 (9.04%) SQL
5 30 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 26 (7.58%) Bash Shell
7 17 (4.96%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.08%) Ruby
9 12 (3.50%) PHP
9 12 (3.50%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.62%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.33%) TypeScript
12 7 (2.04%) C++
12 7 (2.04%) Scala
13 6 (1.75%) Groovy
13 6 (1.75%) Korn
14 5 (1.46%) Java 8
15 4 (1.17%) F#
15 4 (1.17%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.87%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.96%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.37%) AWS Certification
4 9 (2.62%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.46%) Degree
7 3 (0.87%) MCSA
7 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.58%) CISSP
8 2 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CCNA
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.29%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.54%) GCP
2 10 (2.92%) QA
3 6 (1.75%) GDPR
4 5 (1.46%) PMO
5 2 (0.58%) SLA
6 1 (0.29%) BS25999
6 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (28.86%) Docker
2 19 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.96%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.17%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.58%) XenApp
8 1 (0.29%) NFS
8 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 106 (30.90%) Ansible
2 98 (28.57%) Puppet
3 79 (23.03%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (22.16%) Kubernetes
5 42 (12.24%) Terraform
6 12 (3.50%) Packer
7 6 (1.75%) Grafana
7 6 (1.75%) SCCM
8 4 (1.17%) FreeIPA
8 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.17%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.87%) Nessus
9 3 (0.87%) systemd
10 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.58%) Nagios
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.58%) Salt
10 2 (0.58%) SCOM
10 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 73 (21.28%) Oracle
2 38 (11.08%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.58%) Google
4 23 (6.71%) Red Hat
5 20 (5.83%) VMware
6 15 (4.37%) Cisco
7 11 (3.21%) Citrix
8 10 (2.92%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.62%) MKS
9 9 (2.62%) Splunk
10 5 (1.46%) HP
10 5 (1.46%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.17%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.17%) Guidewire
11 4 (1.17%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.87%) IBM
12 3 (0.87%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.87%) Veracode
13 2 (0.58%) Apigee
13 2 (0.58%) Black Duck