Period
to 23 September 2019

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 191 178
Rank change year-on-year -20 -13 +22
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 16 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 13
South West median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £409 £413 £361
90th Percentile £635 £475 £525
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £13.50 - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £75.00 -
% change year-on-year -82.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 6,071 5,511 5,221
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.10% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,818 3,392 3,256
South West median daily rate £426 £413 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +8.34% +1.53%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £213
90th Percentile £615 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 298 241
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £12.92 £11.67 £11.72
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.74% -1.58%

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured AWS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Developer in the South West

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Developer in the South West

AWS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Developer in the South West

AWS Developer
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 AWS Developer within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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 -1 7 £475 +11.76% 2
Devon -17 3 £560 +5.66%
Wiltshire - 3 £581 -
Somerset -4 1 - -
Gloucestershire -21 1 - - 2
AWS Developer
England

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, AWS Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS Developer in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) Python
4 7 (43.75%) DevOps
5 6 (37.50%) Microservices
5 6 (37.50%) Docker
6 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) PHP
7 3 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (18.75%) Azure
7 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (18.75%) Java 8
8 2 (12.50%) Lambda Expressions
8 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (12.50%) SonarQube
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (12.50%) WireMock
8 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
8 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
8 2 (12.50%) Serverless
8 2 (12.50%) Amazon SQS

AWS Developer Skill Set
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 2 (12.50%) Confluence
1 2 (12.50%) WildFly
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) AWS
2 3 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (18.75%) Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (12.50%) Serverless
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Checkstyle
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Liquibase
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Mockito
2 2 (12.50%) SonarQube
2 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) Drools
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) JAX-RS
2 2 (12.50%) JMS
2 2 (12.50%) Lambda Expressions
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) WireMock
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) GraphQL
3 1 (6.25%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
3 1 (6.25%) React
3 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
3 1 (6.25%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Vue.js
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) VMS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Microservices
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) CQRS
6 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Java 8
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) JPQL
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.25%) Go
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Rust
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) AWS Certification
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Kibana
3 1 (6.25%) Mesos
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Packer
3 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Google
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) Veracode