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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 61 64 93
Rank change year-on-year +3 +29  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 34 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.54% 2.38% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.42% 36.80% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 7
Median daily rate £500 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £650 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

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 124 125 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.25% 6.46% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 85 63
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +189.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +5 30 £500 +14.28% 29
Bradford - 2 £425 - 2
Wakefield 0 1 £550 +57.14%
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 40 (54.05%) DevOps
2 39 (52.70%) Linux
2 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (45.95%) Java
4 32 (43.24%) Docker
4 32 (43.24%) Puppet
5 30 (40.54%) Splunk
6 29 (39.19%) Jenkins
6 29 (39.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
7 26 (35.14%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (33.78%) Python
9 23 (31.08%) Web Services
10 20 (27.03%) PHP
11 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
11 18 (24.32%) Bash Shell
12 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
12 17 (22.97%) Ansible
12 17 (22.97%) Apache
13 16 (21.62%) CSS
13 16 (21.62%) HTML
13 16 (21.62%) Ruby
14 15 (20.27%) Spring
14 15 (20.27%) Nagios
14 15 (20.27%) Redis
14 15 (20.27%) HTML5
14 15 (20.27%) CSS3
15 14 (18.92%) IaaS
15 14 (18.92%) DNS
15 14 (18.92%) Oracle

Amazon AWS
Top Related 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 17 (22.97%) Apache
2 9 (12.16%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (10.81%) OpenStack
3 8 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.76%) Apache Spark
5 4 (5.41%) Confluence
5 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.70%) CloudStack
6 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.70%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) JBoss
7 1 (1.35%) nginx
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.92%) IaaS
3 10 (13.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (13.51%) PaaS
4 8 (10.81%) Loggly
4 8 (10.81%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (5.41%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.05%) CloudBees
6 3 (4.05%) GitHub
6 3 (4.05%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.35%) Office 365
8 1 (1.35%) Route 53
8 1 (1.35%) SaaS
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) DNS
2 9 (12.16%) DHCP
3 7 (9.46%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (8.11%) Firewall
4 6 (8.11%) HTTP
4 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.76%) Internet
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.35%) FTP
6 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.35%) Network Security
6 1 (1.35%) SAN
6 1 (1.35%) SMS
6 1 (1.35%) SMTP
6 1 (1.35%) SSL
6 1 (1.35%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) Redis
2 14 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
4 9 (12.16%) MySQL
4 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (9.46%) Riak
7 6 (8.11%) Hadoop
7 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
8 5 (6.76%) HBase
9 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (2.70%) Big Data
11 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (39.19%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
3 14 (18.92%) Maven
4 11 (14.86%) Vagrant
5 10 (13.51%) Grunt
6 8 (10.81%) JMeter
7 6 (8.11%) JIRA
8 4 (5.41%) SonarQube
9 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.70%) Ant
10 2 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.35%) DbUnit
11 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.35%) Hudson
11 1 (1.35%) jMock
11 1 (1.35%) JUnit
11 1 (1.35%) Subversion
11 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Architect
2 18 (24.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) AWS DevOps
3 12 (16.22%) Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Technical Architect
5 9 (12.16%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.81%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) DevOps Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Java Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Lead DevOps
11 3 (4.05%) Identity Management Specialist
11 3 (4.05%) Platform Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Technical Leader
12 2 (2.70%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.08%) Web Services
2 16 (21.62%) CSS
2 16 (21.62%) HTML
3 15 (20.27%) CSS3
3 15 (20.27%) HTML5
3 15 (20.27%) Spring
4 12 (16.22%) LAPP Stack
5 11 (14.86%) jQuery
5 11 (14.86%) Spring Boot
6 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.81%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (9.46%) LAMP
9 5 (6.76%) Middleware
9 5 (6.76%) Node.js
9 5 (6.76%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (6.76%) REST
9 5 (6.76%) Spring Cloud
9 5 (6.76%) Velocity
10 4 (5.41%) Apache Camel
10 4 (5.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) NHS
1 5 (6.76%) Replication
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.05%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.70%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Windows
3 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.76%) CoreOS
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) Android
6 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.70%) Unix
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) CentOS
7 1 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) DevOps
2 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
4 14 (18.92%) Scrum
5 12 (16.22%) TDD
6 11 (14.86%) Open Source
7 10 (13.51%) BDD
7 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.16%) ITIL
8 9 (12.16%) Load Balancing
8 9 (12.16%) Microservices
9 8 (10.81%) Kanban
10 7 (9.46%) Performance Testing
10 7 (9.46%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.76%) Network Design
12 5 (6.76%) Release Management
12 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) Java
2 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
3 25 (33.78%) Python
4 20 (27.03%) PHP
5 18 (24.32%) Bash Shell
6 16 (21.62%) Ruby
7 6 (8.11%) C#
7 6 (8.11%) SQL
8 5 (6.76%) Go
8 5 (6.76%) Scala
8 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.41%) C++
10 1 (1.35%) Korn
10 1 (1.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 32 (43.24%) Docker
2 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) HDFS
3 5 (6.76%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.70%) vSphere
4 2 (2.70%) XenServer
5 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (43.24%) Puppet
2 26 (35.14%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (22.97%) Ansible
4 15 (20.27%) Nagios
5 11 (14.86%) Salt
6 8 (10.81%) Kubernetes
6 8 (10.81%) ZABBIX
7 5 (6.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Cobbler
8 3 (4.05%) SCOM
9 2 (2.70%) Mesos
10 1 (1.35%) SCCM
10 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Splunk
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle
3 13 (17.57%) New Relic
4 12 (16.22%) Google
4 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (16.22%) VMware
5 11 (14.86%) Rackspace
5 11 (14.86%) SaltStack
6 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.11%) MuleSoft
8 5 (6.76%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.70%) Adobe
9 2 (2.70%) hybris
9 2 (2.70%) SAP
10 1 (1.35%) Citrix
10 1 (1.35%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.35%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (1.35%) Imperva
10 1 (1.35%) Qualys
10 1 (1.35%) RightScale