Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 54 74
Rank change year-on-year +42 +20 +35
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 334 109 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.74% 3.60% 3.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.62% 25.95% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 90 73
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £539
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.51% +7.80%
10th Percentile £363 £368 £365
90th Percentile £649 £577 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +4.17%
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 687 420 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.03% 13.88% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 308 210
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £441 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +3.82% -
10th Percentile £313 £213 £313
90th Percentile £600 £608 £601
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +3.23% -34.74%
10th Percentile £13.62 £11.60 £11.70
90th Percentile £35.45 £20.80 £25.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £21.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -31.48% +37.10% +29.17%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +50 271 £463 +2.78% 85
Bradford -5 16 £425 -19.05% 5
Halifax +6 9 £600 +23.08% 2
Huddersfield - 6 £350 - 1
Brighouse - 2 £356 -
Pudsey - 2 £525 -
Wakefield +2 1 £363 +20.83% 2
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 124 (37.13%) DevOps
2 116 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (29.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 95 (28.44%) Amazon EC2
5 93 (27.84%) Jenkins
6 89 (26.65%) Linux
7 87 (26.05%) Python
8 84 (25.15%) Docker
9 79 (23.65%) Microservices
9 79 (23.65%) Terraform
10 72 (21.56%) Serverless
11 66 (19.76%) Amazon S3
12 63 (18.86%) Puppet
12 63 (18.86%) Amazon RDS
13 60 (17.96%) Java
13 60 (17.96%) AWS Lambda
14 57 (17.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 56 (16.77%) TDD
16 55 (16.47%) JavaScript
17 54 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (15.87%) JIRA
19 51 (15.27%) MySQL
20 50 (14.97%) Ansible
21 49 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 48 (14.37%) Git (software)
23 44 (13.17%) Kubernetes
23 44 (13.17%) Web Services
23 44 (13.17%) Firewall
24 43 (12.87%) AWS CloudFormation
24 43 (12.87%) Confluence

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 43 (12.87%) Confluence
2 12 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.40%) nginx
4 7 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.80%) Apache
6 5 (1.50%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.60%) SAS
9 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 99 (29.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (28.44%) Amazon EC2
3 72 (21.56%) Serverless
4 66 (19.76%) Amazon S3
5 60 (17.96%) AWS Lambda
6 57 (17.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 43 (12.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 40 (11.98%) Amazon ELB
9 33 (9.88%) IaaS
10 32 (9.58%) PaaS
11 30 (8.98%) Route 53
12 26 (7.78%) Google Cloud Platform
13 24 (7.19%) SaaS
14 16 (4.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (4.79%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (3.59%) GitHub
16 9 (2.69%) Office 365
16 9 (2.69%) Slack
17 7 (2.10%) Amazon EMR
17 7 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.17%) Firewall
2 18 (5.39%) HTTP
3 17 (5.09%) DNS
4 14 (4.19%) VPN
5 11 (3.29%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.69%) ICMP
7 5 (1.50%) BGP
7 5 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (1.50%) NX-OS
7 5 (1.50%) OSPF
8 4 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.20%) SSH
8 4 (1.20%) WAN
9 3 (0.90%) MPLS
9 3 (0.90%) SAN
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.60%) Internet
10 2 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.60%) IPsec
10 2 (0.60%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.86%) Amazon RDS
2 51 (15.27%) MySQL
3 31 (9.28%) MongoDB
4 22 (6.59%) SQL Server
5 20 (5.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (4.19%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.89%) Redis
9 10 (2.99%) Amazon Aurora
9 10 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.69%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.40%) Big Data
11 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.50%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (27.84%) Jenkins
2 53 (15.87%) JIRA
3 48 (14.37%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.19%) GitLab
5 23 (6.89%) Selenium
6 22 (6.59%) SonarQube
7 20 (5.99%) Vagrant
8 19 (5.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (4.79%) PHPUnit
10 15 (4.49%) Bitbucket
11 12 (3.59%) Gatling
11 12 (3.59%) JMeter
12 10 (2.99%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.99%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.40%) Maven
14 7 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
16 5 (1.50%) Subversion
17 4 (1.20%) IntelliJ
17 4 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 23 (6.89%) Finance
2 10 (2.99%) Retail
3 6 (1.80%) Games
4 4 (1.20%) Back Office
5 3 (0.90%) Arabic Language
5 3 (0.90%) Banking
5 3 (0.90%) Hindi Language
6 2 (0.60%) Indonesian Language
6 2 (0.60%) Legal
6 2 (0.60%) Malayalam Language
6 2 (0.60%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.60%) Tamil Language
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (26.95%) Developer
2 81 (24.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (12.87%) Architect
4 34 (10.18%) AWS Engineer
5 31 (9.28%) AWS DevOps
6 26 (7.78%) AWS Architect
7 25 (7.49%) Consultant
8 24 (7.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 21 (6.29%) Cloud Engineer
9 21 (6.29%) Java Developer
10 20 (5.99%) Cloud Architect
11 19 (5.69%) PHP Developer
12 18 (5.39%) AWS Consultant
13 16 (4.79%) AWS Developer
14 13 (3.89%) Analyst
14 13 (3.89%) Senior Developer
15 12 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
15 12 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (3.59%) Python Developer
15 12 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.17%) Web Services
2 25 (7.49%) .NET
2 25 (7.49%) AngularJS
3 23 (6.89%) HTML
4 21 (6.29%) CSS
5 19 (5.69%) Elastic Stack
5 19 (5.69%) HTML5
5 19 (5.69%) Node.js
6 18 (5.39%) CSS3
7 16 (4.79%) Doctrine
8 15 (4.49%) React
9 13 (3.89%) Kafka
10 10 (2.99%) .NET Core
10 10 (2.99%) REST
10 10 (2.99%) RESTful
11 9 (2.69%) JSON
11 9 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (2.69%) Spring Boot
12 7 (2.10%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.58%) Public Cloud
2 14 (4.19%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.20%) NHS
7 4 (1.20%) PKI
7 4 (1.20%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.60%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.30%) Clustering
10 1 (0.30%) RIA
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 89 (26.65%) Linux
2 49 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (7.78%) CentOS
3 26 (7.78%) Windows
4 24 (7.19%) VMS
5 18 (5.39%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.99%) Unix
7 4 (1.20%) AIX
7 4 (1.20%) Solaris
7 4 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.90%) Android
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (37.13%) DevOps
2 116 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (23.65%) Microservices
4 56 (16.77%) TDD
5 54 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (10.78%) Auto-Scaling
7 35 (10.48%) Configuration Management
8 34 (10.18%) Test Automation
9 29 (8.68%) Open Source
10 28 (8.38%) BDD
11 25 (7.49%) Migration
12 23 (6.89%) IT Strategy
13 22 (6.59%) Pair Programming
14 20 (5.99%) Computer Science
14 20 (5.99%) Non-Functional Testing
14 20 (5.99%) Scrum
14 20 (5.99%) Software Engineering
14 20 (5.99%) Unit Testing
15 19 (5.69%) Software Delivery
16 17 (5.09%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 87 (26.05%) Python
2 60 (17.96%) Java
3 55 (16.47%) JavaScript
4 37 (11.08%) PHP
5 31 (9.28%) SQL
6 28 (8.38%) Bash Shell
7 23 (6.89%) C#
8 21 (6.29%) Ruby
9 18 (5.39%) PowerShell
10 17 (5.09%) PHP 7
11 16 (4.79%) Go
12 14 (4.19%) Java 8
12 14 (4.19%) Perl
13 8 (2.40%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.80%) Scala
15 5 (1.50%) Groovy
15 5 (1.50%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.20%) C
17 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (7.19%) Degree
2 21 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (5.69%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.80%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.80%) CCNP
7 6 (1.80%) MCSE
7 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.20%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.90%) CCIE
9 3 (0.90%) MCITP
9 3 (0.90%) MCSA
9 3 (0.90%) PhD
10 2 (0.60%) VCP6
10 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.30%) CCNA
11 1 (0.30%) CISSP
11 1 (0.30%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.20%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.90%) PMO
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.60%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (25.15%) Docker
2 19 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.09%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.20%) Xen
5 3 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.60%) Firmware
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.60%) Varnish
6 2 (0.60%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 79 (23.65%) Terraform
2 63 (18.86%) Puppet
3 50 (14.97%) Ansible
4 44 (13.17%) Kubernetes
5 34 (10.18%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (8.98%) Grafana
7 22 (6.59%) Prometheus
8 20 (5.99%) Packer
9 19 (5.69%) Rancher
10 10 (2.99%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.20%) Graphite
11 4 (1.20%) Salt
12 3 (0.90%) Consul
12 3 (0.90%) SCCM
13 2 (0.60%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.60%) Graylog
13 2 (0.60%) Kibana
13 2 (0.60%) Mesos
13 2 (0.60%) Nagios
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.88%) VMware
3 25 (7.49%) Red Hat
4 20 (5.99%) Google
5 16 (4.79%) Zend
6 14 (4.19%) Oracle
7 13 (3.89%) Black Duck
8 12 (3.59%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.59%) Cisco
9 8 (2.40%) Splunk
10 6 (1.80%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.20%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.20%) RedGate
12 3 (0.90%) F5
12 3 (0.90%) Hortonworks
13 2 (0.60%) CA
13 2 (0.60%) Dell
13 2 (0.60%) Facebook
13 2 (0.60%) NetApp
13 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds