Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 19 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 20 70
Rank change year-on-year -19 +50 +23
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 72 95 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.88% 7.19% 2.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.03% 74.22% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 80 19
Wales median daily rate £550 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +8.33% +13.92%
10th Percentile £425 £410 £340
90th Percentile £650 £575 £533
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +23.08%

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 Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 218 128 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.79% 9.68% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 98 52
Wales median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £313 £332 £246
90th Percentile £638 £575 £520
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.43% -9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £13.25
90th Percentile £36.00 £14.60 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -0.29% -3.11% -12.84%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Wales

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Wales

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Wales over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Wales

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 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
South Wales -6 49 £540 +20.00% 31
West Wales -3 16 £588 +20.51%
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wales region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 45 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (38.89%) Python
4 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 24 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (31.94%) Ansible
6 23 (31.94%) DevOps
7 22 (30.56%) Security Cleared
8 19 (26.39%) Microservices
9 18 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 18 (25.00%) Java
9 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
10 17 (23.61%) Jenkins
11 16 (22.22%) MySQL
12 15 (20.83%) Web Services
12 15 (20.83%) Ruby
13 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
13 14 (19.44%) MongoDB
14 13 (18.06%) BPSS Clearance
14 13 (18.06%) Google
14 13 (18.06%) Oracle
14 13 (18.06%) C++
14 13 (18.06%) PL/SQL
14 13 (18.06%) SQL
14 13 (18.06%) Linux
15 12 (16.67%) RDBMS
15 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 12 (16.67%) Teradata

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (6.94%) Confluence
2 4 (5.56%) nginx
3 3 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 45 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (6.94%) Google Analytics
4 4 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.78%) Heroku
5 2 (2.78%) IaaS
5 2 (2.78%) Office 365
5 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.78%) PaaS
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Firewall
1 5 (6.94%) VPN
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) IPsec
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
4 16 (22.22%) MySQL
5 14 (19.44%) MongoDB
6 12 (16.67%) RDBMS
7 10 (13.89%) Event Store
8 2 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.39%) Big Data
9 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Jenkins
2 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.94%) Bitbucket
3 5 (6.94%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.39%) CF BOSH
4 1 (1.39%) Hudson
4 1 (1.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (2.78%) Finance
1 2 (2.78%) Games
2 1 (1.39%) Digital Economy
2 1 (1.39%) Electronics
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.39%) Retail
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Architect
3 19 (26.39%) Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Database Architect
4 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (9.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) AWS Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Azure Architect
8 3 (4.17%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.17%) DBA
8 3 (4.17%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.17%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Development Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) Web Services
2 12 (16.67%) REST
3 11 (15.28%) Dropwizard
4 10 (13.89%) Play Framework
5 5 (6.94%) .NET
6 2 (2.78%) Django
6 2 (2.78%) Flask
6 2 (2.78%) JSON
6 2 (2.78%) Middleware
6 2 (2.78%) WPF
7 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.39%) J2EE
7 1 (1.39%) J2SE
7 1 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.39%) Node.js
7 1 (1.39%) RESTful
7 1 (1.39%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.78%) Fintech
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Unix
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (31.94%) DevOps
3 19 (26.39%) Microservices
4 12 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 12 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
4 12 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 12 (16.67%) High Availability
4 12 (16.67%) SDLC
4 12 (16.67%) Secure Coding
4 12 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (13.89%) Migration
5 10 (13.89%) Open Source
6 8 (11.11%) CQRS
7 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.72%) Software Deployment
8 6 (8.33%) Scrum
9 5 (6.94%) Analytics
9 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) Python
2 18 (25.00%) Java
3 15 (20.83%) Ruby
4 13 (18.06%) C++
4 13 (18.06%) PL/SQL
4 13 (18.06%) SQL
5 12 (16.67%) Java 8
5 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.94%) C#
8 4 (5.56%) Go
9 3 (4.17%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) C-shell
10 1 (1.39%) Groovy
10 1 (1.39%) R
10 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (16.67%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.78%) CCNP
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) CEH
6 1 (1.39%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.39%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) GDPR
2 11 (15.28%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.17%) GCP
4 2 (2.78%) QA
5 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) etcd
2 1 (1.39%) flannel
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (31.94%) Ansible
2 11 (15.28%) Terraform
3 9 (12.50%) Puppet
4 6 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (5.56%) Rundeck
6 3 (4.17%) Nessus
7 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.78%) rkt
8 1 (1.39%) Mesos
8 1 (1.39%) Nagios
8 1 (1.39%) Nmap
8 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) Google
2 13 (18.06%) Oracle
3 12 (16.67%) Teradata
4 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.94%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.17%) Splunk
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco
8 2 (2.78%) Darktrace
8 2 (2.78%) FireEye
8 2 (2.78%) McAfee
8 2 (2.78%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.39%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.39%) New Relic
9 1 (1.39%) Qualys
9 1 (1.39%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.39%) SAP
9 1 (1.39%) VMware