Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 September 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 AWS Certification
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing AWS Certification 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.71% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Wales median daily rate £568 - -
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +35.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

AWS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 453 327 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 29.28% 28.29% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 224 205
Wales median daily rate £425 £378 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -2.58% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £175 £223
90th Percentile £575 £542 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 9
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £38.75 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.30% -44.64% +400.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.25 £17.55
90th Percentile £42.00 £58.75 £80.90
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -17.24% +5.45% +19.57%

AWS Certification
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 AWS Certification within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 September 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 - 9 £568 -
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AWS Certification 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 AWS Certification.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
1 11 (100.00%) Microservices
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
1 11 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 11 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Software Deployment
3 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Web Operations
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Linux

AWS Certification
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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) UI Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
1 11 (100.00%) Microservices
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
1 11 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 11 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (54.55%) Software Deployment
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Web Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft