Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 169 206
Rank change year-on-year +20 +37 -
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Architect 53 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.20% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.22% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 8 1
West Midlands median daily rate £575 £533 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.98% -18.08% -
10th Percentile £505 £451 £625
90th Percentile £642 £605 £675
England median daily rate £600 £563 £550
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,932 4,186 5,707
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.75% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,992 2,628 3,327
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 182 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% +12.50% -11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.18
90th Percentile £35.45 £43.18 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.22 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% -4.11% +8.57%

AWS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured AWS Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Architect in the West Midlands

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Architect in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Architect in the West Midlands

AWS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Architect in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Architect in the West Midlands

AWS Architect
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 AWS Architect within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Shropshire +6 38 £575 +4.55%
Coventry - 5 £575 -
Birmingham -13 4 £550 +23.60% 3
Warwickshire - 3 £475 -
AWS Architect
England

AWS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, AWS Architect contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS Architect in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (52.83%) Technical Architecture
3 25 (47.17%) VMware
3 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (45.28%) Business Analysis
4 24 (45.28%) Service Delivery
4 24 (45.28%) Middleware
4 24 (45.28%) Project Management
4 24 (45.28%) Virtual Environments
5 22 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (26.42%) DevOps
8 13 (24.53%) TOGAF
9 12 (22.64%) Web Services
9 12 (22.64%) Case Management
10 11 (20.75%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (18.87%) Zachman Framework
11 10 (18.87%) Pega
11 10 (18.87%) Documentum
11 10 (18.87%) Ansible
12 9 (16.98%) Docker
12 9 (16.98%) Puppet
13 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (13.21%) Linux
14 7 (13.21%) IT Strategy
15 6 (11.32%) ITIL
15 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
15 6 (11.32%) RUP
15 6 (11.32%) TDD

AWS Architect Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.87%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 53 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (20.75%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.55%) SaaS
5 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.77%) IaaS
5 2 (3.77%) PaaS
5 2 (3.77%) Serverless
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) MPLS
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
1 1 (1.89%) SNMP
1 1 (1.89%) VLAN
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
1 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
1 2 (3.77%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) Middleware
2 12 (22.64%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) .NET Core
3 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.77%) React
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Technical Architecture
2 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (45.28%) Business Analysis
3 24 (45.28%) Project Management
3 24 (45.28%) Service Delivery
3 24 (45.28%) Virtual Environments
4 14 (26.42%) DevOps
5 13 (24.53%) TOGAF
6 12 (22.64%) Case Management
7 10 (18.87%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (13.21%) IT Strategy
9 6 (11.32%) ITIL
9 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
9 6 (11.32%) RUP
9 6 (11.32%) TDD
9 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.32%) Workflow
10 5 (9.43%) Migration
10 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) CCNA
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.89%) CISSP
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Ansible
2 9 (16.98%) Puppet
3 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (11.32%) Kubernetes
5 3 (5.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) VMware
2 10 (18.87%) Pega
3 3 (5.66%) Google
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle