Period
to 29 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an AWS Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 193 175
Rank change year-on-year +40 -18 -6
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Developer 16 26 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 14
Median daily rate £600 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £403 £395 £406
90th Percentile £669 £540 £538
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £77.75
% change year-on-year +159.26% -82.64% -

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 3,408 5,714 4,810
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 95.30% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,160 3,647 2,876
Median daily rate £450 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £219 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 365 262
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +48.20% -29.90%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £11.80
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.15 £47.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.26% +4.28% -1.58%

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured AWS Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS Developer in the South West.

Daily rate trend for AWS Developer in the South West

AWS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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
Devon +1 8 £663 +39.47%
Bristol +20 3 £419 -11.84%
Somerset +3 3 £600 +50.00%
Dorset - 2 - -
AWS Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 15 (93.75%) AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) Serverless
4 9 (56.25%) Azure
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (43.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
7 6 (37.50%) BDD
7 6 (37.50%) Google
7 6 (37.50%) AWS Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Terraform
8 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 3 (18.75%) MVC
9 3 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (18.75%) React
9 3 (18.75%) Public Sector
10 2 (12.50%) Project Delivery
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (12.50%) .NET Core
10 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
10 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (12.50%) GitLab

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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (93.75%) AWS
2 10 (62.50%) Serverless
3 9 (56.25%) Azure
4 7 (43.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
6 2 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) GitHub
6 2 (12.50%) IaaS
7 1 (6.25%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (6.25%) PaaS
7 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 2 (12.50%) GitLab
3 1 (6.25%) CF BOSH
3 1 (6.25%) Gradle
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) React
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Core
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
3 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) DevOps
7 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Password Management
7 2 (12.50%) Project Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Coaching
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 1 (6.25%) Microservices
8 1 (6.25%) Mob Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) AWS Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Terraform
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.25%) SAP