Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 8 December 2019 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 45 34
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11 +8
Contract jobs citing AWS 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.53% 1.01% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.26% 7.32% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £563 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -20.00% +25.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.10% +5.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 39 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 24.68% 13.85% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 21
Staffordshire median daily rate £381 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +7.14% -11.95%
10th Percentile £182 £313 £205
90th Percentile £575 £418 £440
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.45 £21.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.45% -53.33% +181.25%
10th Percentile £14.10 £14.10 £40.00
90th Percentile £17.59 £21.50 £50.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.88 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +85.83% +5.26% -12.31%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Staffordshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Staffordshire

AWS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 8 December 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £550 - 4
Tamworth +15 1 £575 +43.75% 1
AWS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for AWS.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Delivery Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP