Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 12 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 117 157
Rank change year-on-year +9 +40 +18
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 5 74 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 1.59% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.90% 5.27% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 56 27
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £463 £347 £367
90th Percentile £558 £665 £583
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +62.50% -8.57%

Amazon EC2 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 553 1,404 1,124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.92% 30.17% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 924 731
Median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £263
90th Percentile £600 £615 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +133.33% +15.38%
Median hourly rate £33.61 £23.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.30% +19.78% -4.76%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 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
Birmingham 0 5 £525 +10.53% 3
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 5 (100.00%) AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (80.00%) PowerMock
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) DbUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Mockito
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Postfix
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) SonarQube
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) jMock
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) DbUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) jMock
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Mockito
1 4 (80.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (80.00%) PowerMock
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) JPA
2 3 (60.00%) Spring Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) BPMN
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform