Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 13 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 +37
Contract jobs citing AWS 60 86 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.60% 11.11% 10.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.62% 36.44% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 85
Median daily rate £550 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £418 £356 £282
90th Percentile £900 £630 £535
North East median daily rate £538 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +13.16% +18.75% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North East 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 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 126 236 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 36.95% 30.49% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 168 155
Median daily rate £473 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £337 £159 £266
90th Percentile £687 £575 £560
North East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.92% - -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £15.20
% change year-on-year +37.25% +67.76% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Tyne and Wear

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Tyne and Wear.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Tyne and Wear

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Tyne and Wear

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 AWS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 14 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 58 £550 +14.29% 22
Sunderland -2 1 - - 1
AWS
North East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for AWS.

1 42 (70.00%) DevOps
2 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 33 (55.00%) Kubernetes
5 32 (53.33%) Docker
6 29 (48.33%) Terraform
7 28 (46.67%) Python
8 26 (43.33%) Java
8 26 (43.33%) Ansible
9 25 (41.67%) Azure
10 22 (36.67%) React
11 20 (33.33%) OpenShift
12 19 (31.67%) Microservices
12 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (31.67%) Linux
13 18 (30.00%) Open Source
14 17 (28.33%) Bash Shell
14 17 (28.33%) MongoDB
15 16 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
15 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
15 16 (26.67%) Spring
16 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
16 15 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
16 15 (25.00%) Serverless
17 14 (23.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (23.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 14 (23.33%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (23.33%) Travis CI
17 14 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (23.33%) Amazon S3

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 4 (6.67%) Headless CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 25 (41.67%) Azure
2 20 (33.33%) OpenShift
3 16 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (25.00%) Serverless
5 14 (23.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 14 (23.33%) Amazon S3
5 14 (23.33%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (23.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (21.67%) GCP
7 9 (15.00%) CloudFront
8 8 (13.33%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (13.33%) GitHub
8 8 (13.33%) PaaS
8 8 (13.33%) Route 53
8 8 (13.33%) SaaS
9 5 (8.33%) Firebase
10 4 (6.67%) Azure Functions
10 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (3.33%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (3.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.67%) BGP
4 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
4 1 (1.67%) OSPF
4 1 (1.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) MongoDB
2 15 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (11.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (8.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (23.33%) Travis CI
4 12 (20.00%) CircleCI
5 10 (16.67%) GitLab
5 10 (16.67%) GoCD
5 10 (16.67%) JUnit
6 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (11.67%) SonarQube
8 5 (8.33%) JIRA
9 4 (6.67%) gulp
9 4 (6.67%) Mocha
9 4 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (6.67%) webpack
10 3 (5.00%) Bitbucket
10 3 (5.00%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (5.00%) Selenium
11 2 (3.33%) JMeter
11 2 (3.33%) Postman
11 2 (3.33%) REST Assured
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
1 9 (15.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Architect
3 9 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (11.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Engineering Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) React
2 16 (26.67%) Spring
3 13 (21.67%) GraphQL
3 13 (21.67%) Node.js
4 11 (18.33%) CSS
4 11 (18.33%) HTML
4 11 (18.33%) REST
5 10 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (13.33%) SOAP
7 8 (13.33%) Spring Boot
8 7 (11.67%) Dropwizard
8 7 (11.67%) JPA
9 6 (10.00%) .NET
9 6 (10.00%) RESTful
10 5 (8.33%) CSS3
10 5 (8.33%) Ember.js
10 5 (8.33%) HTML5
10 5 (8.33%) React Native
10 5 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Public Cloud
2 7 (11.67%) iPad
3 5 (8.33%) Cloud Native
3 5 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (10.00%) Unix
4 4 (6.67%) Android
4 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.67%) CentOS
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) DevOps
2 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (31.67%) Microservices
4 18 (30.00%) Open Source
5 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
6 12 (20.00%) BDD
6 12 (20.00%) Progressive Web App
7 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
7 11 (18.33%) TDD
7 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Scrum
9 9 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (13.33%) Multithreading
11 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (10.00%) Migration
12 6 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Python
2 26 (43.33%) Java
3 17 (28.33%) Bash Shell
4 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (20.00%) Groovy
6 7 (11.67%) Java 8
6 7 (11.67%) Perl
6 7 (11.67%) SQL
7 4 (6.67%) ES6
7 4 (6.67%) Ruby
7 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.67%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.67%) OCP
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) NCSC
System Software
1 32 (53.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (55.00%) Kubernetes
2 29 (48.33%) Terraform
3 26 (43.33%) Ansible
4 13 (21.67%) Puppet
5 6 (10.00%) Grafana
5 6 (10.00%) Prometheus
6 5 (8.33%) Packer
7 3 (5.00%) Nagios
7 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (5.00%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.67%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (1.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Google
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.33%) Zscaler
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.67%) F5
4 1 (1.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (1.67%) Meraki
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.67%) VMware