Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 22 June 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 54 137
Rank change year-on-year +33 +83 -67
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 100 42 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.36% 4.34% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.55% 34.43% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 28 7
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £398 £450 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.67% -16.67% +80.00%
10th Percentile £302 £303 £500
90th Percentile £535 £558 £700
North East median daily rate £400 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 194 122 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.16% 12.62% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 99 62
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% +2.07% +0.07%
10th Percentile £270 £220 £280
90th Percentile £588 £500 £524
North East median daily rate £400 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £10.00 - £14.60
North East median hourly rate £15.20 - £14.60

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Tyne and Wear

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon AWS in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Tyne and Wear

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Tyne and Wear

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +31 100 £398 -11.67% 19
Amazon AWS
North East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 82 (82.00%) DevOps
2 69 (69.00%) Ansible
2 69 (69.00%) Puppet
3 66 (66.00%) Linux
4 65 (65.00%) Jenkins
5 57 (57.00%) Configuration Management
6 56 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 55 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (55.00%) Terraform
8 49 (49.00%) Java
9 42 (42.00%) Windows
9 42 (42.00%) Open Source
10 39 (39.00%) Python
11 38 (38.00%) BDD
11 38 (38.00%) Docker
12 37 (37.00%) Data Centre
12 37 (37.00%) High Availability
12 37 (37.00%) Nagios
13 35 (35.00%) Ruby
13 35 (35.00%) Perl
13 35 (35.00%) Elastic Stack
14 34 (34.00%) Splunk
14 34 (34.00%) New Relic
15 33 (33.00%) Datadog
15 33 (33.00%) Bash Shell
16 32 (32.00%) PowerShell
16 32 (32.00%) Kubernetes
17 31 (31.00%) Packer
17 31 (31.00%) TeamCity
17 31 (31.00%) C

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 9 (9.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.00%) Apache
3 6 (6.00%) Jetty
3 6 (6.00%) nginx
4 4 (4.00%) IIS
4 4 (4.00%) Mongrel
4 4 (4.00%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.00%) CMS
5 3 (3.00%) Confluence
5 3 (3.00%) JBoss
5 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.00%) CICS
6 2 (2.00%) FileNet
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.00%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (33.00%) Datadog
3 14 (14.00%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (9.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (8.00%) Amazon S3
6 6 (6.00%) PaaS
7 4 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (4.00%) Google App Engine
7 4 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (4.00%) IaaS
8 2 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.00%) Serverless
8 2 (2.00%) Slack
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.00%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.00%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
9 1 (1.00%) Linode
9 1 (1.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) SSL
2 5 (5.00%) DNS
2 5 (5.00%) HTTP
2 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.00%) DHCP
3 4 (4.00%) FTP
3 4 (4.00%) IPsec
4 2 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.00%) Network Security
4 2 (2.00%) SNMP
5 1 (1.00%) Firewall
5 1 (1.00%) Internet
5 1 (1.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (13.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.00%) MySQL
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.00%) Big Data
6 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.00%) DataStage
7 1 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 65 (65.00%) Jenkins
2 31 (31.00%) TeamCity
3 27 (27.00%) Git (software)
4 17 (17.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (9.00%) Maven
6 8 (8.00%) JIRA
7 6 (6.00%) GitLab
8 5 (5.00%) Subversion
9 4 (4.00%) Travis CI
10 2 (2.00%) DbUnit
10 2 (2.00%) jMock
10 2 (2.00%) JUnit
10 2 (2.00%) Mockito
10 2 (2.00%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.00%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.00%) Gitweb
11 1 (1.00%) Selenium
11 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (3.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (64.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.00%) AWS DevOps
3 16 (16.00%) Developer
4 11 (11.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Architect
5 8 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Consultant
7 6 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Junior
8 5 (5.00%) Junior DevOps
8 5 (5.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) DevOps Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.00%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (12.00%) RESTful
2 12 (12.00%) Software Packaging
3 10 (10.00%) J2EE
4 8 (8.00%) Web Services
5 7 (7.00%) SOAP
6 5 (5.00%) Ajax
6 5 (5.00%) CSS
6 5 (5.00%) HTML
6 5 (5.00%) jQuery
6 5 (5.00%) Node.js
7 4 (4.00%) .NET
7 4 (4.00%) Servlets
7 4 (4.00%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.00%) JDBC
8 3 (3.00%) JSP
8 3 (3.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (3.00%) XML
8 3 (3.00%) XSD
8 3 (3.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (37.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 6 (6.00%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.00%) User Experience
5 5 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.00%) DataPower
7 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 66 (66.00%) Linux
2 42 (42.00%) Windows
3 12 (12.00%) Unix
4 11 (11.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.00%) AIX
5 3 (3.00%) CentOS
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (82.00%) DevOps
2 57 (57.00%) Configuration Management
3 55 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (42.00%) Open Source
5 38 (38.00%) BDD
6 37 (37.00%) High Availability
7 30 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 19 (19.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (18.00%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (9.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (9.00%) TDD
14 8 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
15 7 (7.00%) Front End Development
15 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
15 7 (7.00%) Microservices
15 7 (7.00%) Scrum
16 6 (6.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.00%) Java
2 39 (39.00%) Python
3 35 (35.00%) Perl
3 35 (35.00%) Ruby
4 33 (33.00%) Bash Shell
5 32 (32.00%) PowerShell
6 31 (31.00%) C
6 31 (31.00%) C++
7 9 (9.00%) SQL
8 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.00%) Groovy
10 2 (2.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.00%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.00%) C#
11 1 (1.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 22 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (38.00%) Docker
2 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.00%) Xen
4 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 69 (69.00%) Ansible
1 69 (69.00%) Puppet
2 55 (55.00%) Terraform
3 37 (37.00%) Nagios
4 32 (32.00%) Kubernetes
5 31 (31.00%) Packer
6 22 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.00%) OpenNMS
8 2 (2.00%) Consul
8 2 (2.00%) Dollar Universe
8 2 (2.00%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (2.00%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.00%) Kibana
9 1 (1.00%) logstash
9 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) New Relic
1 34 (34.00%) Splunk
2 8 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle
3 7 (7.00%) VMware
4 6 (6.00%) IBM
4 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.00%) Google
6 4 (4.00%) Dynatrace
7 3 (3.00%) Axway
7 3 (3.00%) HP
7 3 (3.00%) Informatica
7 3 (3.00%) OpenText
7 3 (3.00%) Siebel
8 2 (2.00%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.00%) Sun
8 2 (2.00%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.00%) Capita
9 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.00%) SaltStack