Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 85 70
Rank change year-on-year +70 -15 +38
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 312 65 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.10% 2.22% 3.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.75% 20.57% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 51 82
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +14.58%
10th Percentile £370 £381 £375
90th Percentile £638 £600 £630
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £550
% change year-on-year -0.06% -18.14% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 640 316 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.68% 10.77% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 228 256
West Yorkshire median daily rate £448 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.29% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £315 £244 £313
90th Percentile £588 £602 £613
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +1.74% -4.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.37% +26.67% -36.84%
10th Percentile £13.62 £12.70 £11.28
90th Percentile £27.57 £24.38 £26.78
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.78 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -22.21% +22.58% -13.29%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 6 months to 19 October 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
Leeds +66 252 £475 - 65
Bradford +4 17 £425 -15.00% 7
Huddersfield - 5 £325 -
Halifax - 4 £550 - 4
Wakefield +2 2 £346 +15.42% 6
Pudsey - 2 £525 -
Brighouse - 1 £450 -
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 119 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (31.73%) DevOps
3 89 (28.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 87 (27.88%) Amazon EC2
5 79 (25.32%) Jenkins
5 79 (25.32%) Microservices
5 79 (25.32%) Python
6 76 (24.36%) Docker
7 75 (24.04%) Linux
7 75 (24.04%) Terraform
8 66 (21.15%) JavaScript
8 66 (21.15%) Serverless
9 65 (20.83%) Java
10 59 (18.91%) Amazon RDS
10 59 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (18.59%) TDD
12 57 (18.27%) MySQL
13 56 (17.95%) Amazon S3
13 56 (17.95%) Puppet
14 53 (16.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 52 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
16 51 (16.35%) JIRA
17 48 (15.38%) Web Services
17 48 (15.38%) Ansible
18 47 (15.06%) PHP
19 45 (14.42%) Git (software)
20 44 (14.10%) AWS CloudFormation
21 41 (13.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 41 (13.14%) Confluence
22 38 (12.18%) Amazon ELB

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 41 (13.14%) Confluence
2 10 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.60%) Anypoint
4 5 (1.60%) nginx
4 5 (1.60%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.60%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.28%) Apache
6 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.64%) IIS
7 2 (0.64%) Jetty
7 2 (0.64%) Mongrel
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.64%) SAS
7 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 89 (28.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (27.88%) Amazon EC2
3 66 (21.15%) Serverless
4 56 (17.95%) Amazon S3
5 53 (16.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 52 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
7 44 (14.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 38 (12.18%) Amazon ELB
9 31 (9.94%) IaaS
9 31 (9.94%) PaaS
10 25 (8.01%) Route 53
11 20 (6.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (5.77%) SaaS
13 14 (4.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (4.49%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (4.49%) GitHub
14 10 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (2.24%) Office 365
15 7 (2.24%) Slack
16 6 (1.92%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.18%) Firewall
2 19 (6.09%) HTTP
3 12 (3.85%) DNS
4 11 (3.53%) VPN
5 10 (3.21%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.24%) ICMP
7 5 (1.60%) IPsec
8 4 (1.28%) SSH
9 3 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.96%) DHCP
9 3 (0.96%) FTP
9 3 (0.96%) Internet
9 3 (0.96%) SAN
10 2 (0.64%) MPLS
10 2 (0.64%) NAS
10 2 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.64%) SSL
11 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.91%) Amazon RDS
2 57 (18.27%) MySQL
3 32 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 17 (5.45%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.53%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.88%) Amazon Aurora
11 8 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.56%) Redis
12 7 (2.24%) Big Data
12 7 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.92%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.96%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.96%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 79 (25.32%) Jenkins
2 51 (16.35%) JIRA
3 45 (14.42%) Git (software)
4 28 (8.97%) Selenium
5 21 (6.73%) Vagrant
6 20 (6.41%) GitLab
6 20 (6.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (6.41%) SonarQube
7 19 (6.09%) PHPUnit
8 16 (5.13%) Cucumber
9 14 (4.49%) Bitbucket
10 11 (3.53%) JMeter
10 11 (3.53%) Maven
11 10 (3.21%) Gatling
12 9 (2.88%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.60%) webpack
15 4 (1.28%) git-flow
General
1 14 (4.49%) Finance
2 13 (4.17%) Retail
3 5 (1.60%) Games
4 3 (0.96%) Arabic Language
4 3 (0.96%) Banking
4 3 (0.96%) Hindi Language
5 2 (0.64%) Back Office
5 2 (0.64%) Indonesian Language
5 2 (0.64%) Legal
5 2 (0.64%) Malayalam Language
5 2 (0.64%) Online Betting
5 2 (0.64%) Tamil Language
6 1 (0.32%) Advertising
6 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (31.73%) Developer
2 68 (21.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (15.38%) Architect
4 33 (10.58%) AWS Architect
5 26 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
6 25 (8.01%) Consultant
7 24 (7.69%) PHP Developer
8 23 (7.37%) AWS DevOps
9 22 (7.05%) Cloud Architect
10 21 (6.73%) Java Developer
11 20 (6.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 20 (6.41%) Python Developer
12 18 (5.77%) AWS Consultant
13 17 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
13 17 (5.45%) Senior Developer
14 16 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (4.81%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
16 13 (4.17%) .NET Developer
16 13 (4.17%) Analyst
16 13 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.38%) Web Services
2 25 (8.01%) AngularJS
3 24 (7.69%) HTML
4 23 (7.37%) .NET
5 22 (7.05%) CSS
5 22 (7.05%) Node.js
6 19 (6.09%) CSS3
6 19 (6.09%) Doctrine
6 19 (6.09%) HTML5
7 16 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
7 16 (5.13%) REST
8 14 (4.49%) .NET Core
8 14 (4.49%) Kafka
8 14 (4.49%) RESTful
8 14 (4.49%) Spring Boot
9 13 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 12 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (3.85%) Spring
10 12 (3.85%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.58%) Public Cloud
2 20 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.24%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.28%) PKI
7 3 (0.96%) NHS
7 3 (0.96%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.64%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) EPoS
9 1 (0.32%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) RIA
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 75 (24.04%) Linux
2 41 (13.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (8.97%) VMS
4 23 (7.37%) CentOS
5 20 (6.41%) Windows
6 14 (4.49%) Windows Server
7 10 (3.21%) Unix
8 4 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.96%) AIX
9 3 (0.96%) Solaris
9 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.64%) Android
10 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.32%) HPUX
11 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (31.73%) DevOps
3 79 (25.32%) Microservices
4 59 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (18.59%) TDD
6 34 (10.90%) Auto-Scaling
7 30 (9.62%) Configuration Management
7 30 (9.62%) Test Automation
8 26 (8.33%) Migration
8 26 (8.33%) Scrum
9 25 (8.01%) Open Source
10 23 (7.37%) CQRS
11 22 (7.05%) IT Strategy
11 22 (7.05%) Non-Functional Testing
11 22 (7.05%) Pair Programming
11 22 (7.05%) Unit Testing
12 20 (6.41%) Deployment Automation
13 19 (6.09%) BDD
14 18 (5.77%) Domain-Driven Design
15 17 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (25.32%) Python
2 66 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 65 (20.83%) Java
4 47 (15.06%) PHP
5 26 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 21 (6.73%) Go
6 21 (6.73%) Ruby
6 21 (6.73%) SQL
7 20 (6.41%) PHP 7
7 20 (6.41%) PowerShell
8 18 (5.77%) C#
9 15 (4.81%) Perl
10 10 (3.21%) Groovy
11 8 (2.56%) Java 8
11 8 (2.56%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.96%) C
13 3 (0.96%) ES6
13 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.01%) Degree
3 20 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.60%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.60%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.96%) MCSA
7 3 (0.96%) MCSE
7 3 (0.96%) PhD
8 2 (0.64%) CCNA
8 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.32%) CCIE
9 1 (0.32%) CCNP
9 1 (0.32%) CCSA
9 1 (0.32%) CCSE
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.96%) PMO
2 3 (0.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 76 (24.36%) Docker
2 14 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.64%) Firmware
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.64%) Varnish
4 2 (0.64%) vSphere
4 2 (0.64%) Xen
5 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 75 (24.04%) Terraform
2 56 (17.95%) Puppet
3 48 (15.38%) Ansible
4 34 (10.90%) Kubernetes
5 30 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (8.65%) Grafana
7 20 (6.41%) Prometheus
8 16 (5.13%) Packer
8 16 (5.13%) Rancher
9 10 (3.21%) ZABBIX
10 9 (2.88%) Salt
11 5 (1.60%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.96%) Graphite
13 2 (0.64%) Consul
13 2 (0.64%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.64%) Graylog
13 2 (0.64%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.64%) Kibana
13 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.73%) VMware
3 19 (6.09%) Zend
4 18 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 17 (5.45%) Google
6 12 (3.85%) Black Duck
6 12 (3.85%) Splunk
7 10 (3.21%) Oracle
8 8 (2.56%) Cisco
9 6 (1.92%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.92%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.60%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.96%) CA
11 3 (0.96%) F5
12 2 (0.64%) Facebook
12 2 (0.64%) NetApp
12 2 (0.64%) RedGate
12 2 (0.64%) Veeam
12 2 (0.64%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.32%) Rackspace