The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 68 72
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 19 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.35% 2.67% 2.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.36% 27.98% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 37
Median daily rate £450 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £565 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 78 193 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 5.53% 9.55% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 144 78
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £612 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in West Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in West Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in West Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -6 15 £430 -21.81% 20
Wakefield - 2 £425 -
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 32 (60.38%) DevOps
2 28 (52.83%) Puppet
2 28 (52.83%) Linux
3 26 (49.06%) Docker
4 22 (41.51%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (37.74%) Web Services
5 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.96%) Bash Shell
6 18 (33.96%) Python
7 17 (32.08%) Jenkins
8 16 (30.19%) Java
9 15 (28.30%) Ruby
10 14 (26.42%) Ansible
11 13 (24.53%) Configuration Management
12 11 (20.75%) Maven
12 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
12 11 (20.75%) Splunk
13 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
14 9 (16.98%) Oracle
14 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (15.09%) Google
15 8 (15.09%) PHP
15 8 (15.09%) IaaS
16 7 (13.21%) Rackspace
16 7 (13.21%) SaltStack
16 7 (13.21%) Salt
16 7 (13.21%) HTML
16 7 (13.21%) CSS
16 7 (13.21%) Spring

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (9.43%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (15.09%) IaaS
3 6 (11.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (9.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (7.55%) Loggly
5 4 (7.55%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.77%) PaaS
7 2 (3.77%) Route 53
7 2 (3.77%) SaaS
8 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.89%) Office 365
8 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
1 2 (3.77%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
1 6 (11.32%) Redis
2 5 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (9.43%) Pentaho
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) Riak
4 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) HBase
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Jenkins
2 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.75%) Maven
3 6 (11.32%) Grunt
4 4 (7.55%) JIRA
4 4 (7.55%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.77%) Ant
5 2 (3.77%) JMeter
5 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.89%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.89%) GitLab
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Mockito
6 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Architect
4 10 (18.87%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (15.09%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
6 7 (13.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.55%) DevOps Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (7.55%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (5.66%) Pentaho Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Ruby Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Web Services
2 7 (13.21%) CSS
2 7 (13.21%) HTML
2 7 (13.21%) jQuery
2 7 (13.21%) Spring
3 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
3 6 (11.32%) CSS3
3 6 (11.32%) HTML5
4 5 (9.43%) Node.js
4 5 (9.43%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (7.55%) .NET
5 4 (7.55%) Apache Camel
5 4 (7.55%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (5.66%) Kafka
6 3 (5.66%) LAMP
6 3 (5.66%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.77%) J2EE
7 2 (3.77%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (3.77%) REST
7 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) NHS
2 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.89%) VMS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) DevOps
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.21%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) Project Management
6 6 (11.32%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) Data Integration
7 5 (9.43%) Network Design
7 5 (9.43%) Open Source
8 4 (7.55%) BDD
8 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.55%) ETL
8 4 (7.55%) High Availability
8 4 (7.55%) OOP
8 4 (7.55%) Web Development
9 3 (5.66%) Data Governance
9 3 (5.66%) Kanban
9 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) Bash Shell
1 18 (33.96%) Python
2 16 (30.19%) Java
3 15 (28.30%) Ruby
4 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.09%) PHP
6 6 (11.32%) C#
7 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.43%) SQL
8 4 (7.55%) Go
8 4 (7.55%) Scala
9 3 (5.66%) C++
10 1 (1.89%) Korn
10 1 (1.89%) Perl
10 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) AWS Certification
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) CCDP
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CISM
3 1 (1.89%) CISSP
3 1 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) HDFS
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (52.83%) Puppet
2 22 (41.51%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (26.42%) Ansible
4 7 (13.21%) Salt
5 6 (11.32%) Kubernetes
6 5 (9.43%) Cobbler
6 5 (9.43%) Nagios
7 4 (7.55%) ZABBIX
8 3 (5.66%) Mesos
8 3 (5.66%) Prometheus
8 3 (5.66%) Terraform
9 2 (3.77%) SCCM
10 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Splunk
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle
3 8 (15.09%) Google
4 7 (13.21%) Rackspace
4 7 (13.21%) SaltStack
5 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
5 6 (11.32%) VMware
6 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.55%) New Relic
7 2 (3.77%) Adobe
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) hybris
7 2 (3.77%) SAP
8 1 (1.89%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.89%) EMC
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) Imperva
8 1 (1.89%) Informatica
8 1 (1.89%) Qualys
8 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
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