Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 66 108
Rank change year-on-year 0 +42 +1
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 96 114 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.15% 3.17% 1.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.30% 34.97% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 77 50
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £369 £361 £400
90th Percentile £583 £638 £607
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +42.86%
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 395 326 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.97% 9.06% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 233 148
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £213 £313 £294
90th Percentile £605 £600 £569
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.26% -34.74% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +37.10% +29.17% -20.00%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +8 77 £450 -20.35% 35
Bradford -7 3 £525 +38.16% 3
Wakefield - 1 £300 - 1
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 42 (43.75%) DevOps
2 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (37.50%) Java
4 33 (34.38%) Git (software)
5 31 (32.29%) Linux
6 30 (31.25%) Docker
7 29 (30.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (28.13%) Python
9 26 (27.08%) Jenkins
10 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
11 22 (22.92%) Ruby
11 22 (22.92%) Bash Shell
11 22 (22.92%) Puppet
11 22 (22.92%) Node.js
12 21 (21.88%) Web Services
13 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (18.75%) Ansible
14 17 (17.71%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (16.67%) Microservices
16 15 (15.63%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (14.58%) C#
17 14 (14.58%) Spring
18 13 (13.54%) Kubernetes
19 12 (12.50%) Configuration Management
20 11 (11.46%) C++
20 11 (11.46%) PHP
20 11 (11.46%) SQL
20 11 (11.46%) REST
20 11 (11.46%) MongoDB
21 10 (10.42%) NoSQL

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 15 (15.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (7.29%) Confluence
2 7 (7.29%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.13%) nginx
4 2 (2.08%) Apache
4 2 (2.08%) CloudStack
4 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.04%) IIS
5 1 (1.04%) Kentico
5 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (30.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (8.33%) PaaS
4 7 (7.29%) IaaS
5 6 (6.25%) Heroku
6 3 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.13%) Loggly
6 3 (3.13%) Serverless
6 3 (3.13%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.08%) GitHub
7 2 (2.08%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.08%) npm
7 2 (2.08%) SaaS
7 2 (2.08%) Slack
8 1 (1.04%) CloudBees
8 1 (1.04%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) DNS
1 5 (5.21%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.04%) Firewall
3 1 (1.04%) FTP
3 1 (1.04%) SAN
3 1 (1.04%) SMTP
3 1 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.29%) MySQL
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.25%) Pentaho
4 6 (6.25%) Redis
5 5 (5.21%) Big Data
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.04%) Event Store
9 1 (1.04%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 33 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 26 (27.08%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.38%) JIRA
4 6 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (6.25%) Maven
4 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.25%) Vagrant
5 4 (4.17%) GoCD
5 4 (4.17%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.17%) SonarQube
5 4 (4.17%) Subversion
5 4 (4.17%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.13%) Gerrit
6 3 (3.13%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.08%) Hudson
7 2 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Games
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Local Government
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (23.96%) Developer
3 17 (17.71%) Architect
4 11 (11.46%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) DBA
7 6 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning DBA
8 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.21%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.17%) AWS Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.17%) Pentaho Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.92%) Node.js
2 21 (21.88%) Web Services
3 14 (14.58%) Spring
4 11 (11.46%) REST
5 8 (8.33%) RESTful
6 7 (7.29%) Spring Boot
7 6 (6.25%) CSS
7 6 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 6 (6.25%) HTML
8 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.21%) J2EE
8 5 (5.21%) React
8 5 (5.21%) Spring Security
9 4 (4.17%) CSS3
9 4 (4.17%) HTML5
9 4 (4.17%) JSP
9 4 (4.17%) OAuth
10 3 (3.13%) Backbone.js
10 3 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.17%) iPad
2 4 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 4 (4.17%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.13%) User Experience
4 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.29%) Linux
2 9 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (9.38%) Unix
3 8 (8.33%) CentOS
4 5 (5.21%) Windows
5 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) DevOps
2 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (16.67%) Microservices
5 12 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.42%) OO
7 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.33%) BDD
8 8 (8.33%) Open Source
8 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.33%) TDD
8 8 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (7.29%) Migration
9 7 (7.29%) Project Management
10 6 (6.25%) Data Governance
10 6 (6.25%) Data Integration
10 6 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) Java
2 27 (28.13%) Python
3 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.92%) Bash Shell
4 22 (22.92%) Ruby
5 14 (14.58%) C#
6 11 (11.46%) C++
6 11 (11.46%) PHP
6 11 (11.46%) SQL
7 9 (9.38%) Go
8 8 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.17%) Groovy
12 3 (3.13%) Scala
13 2 (2.08%) Perl
14 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.08%) CCDP
2 2 (2.08%) CCNP
2 2 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.08%) CISM
2 2 (2.08%) CISSP
2 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.04%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.04%) PMP
3 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.17%) QA
3 3 (3.13%) GCP
4 2 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (31.25%) Docker
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (22.92%) Puppet
2 18 (18.75%) Ansible
3 17 (17.71%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (13.54%) Kubernetes
5 10 (10.42%) Terraform
6 8 (8.33%) Nagios
7 7 (7.29%) Graphite
8 6 (6.25%) Opsview
9 5 (5.21%) Prometheus
9 5 (5.21%) Rancher
10 3 (3.13%) Cobbler
10 3 (3.13%) Grafana
10 3 (3.13%) ZABBIX
11 1 (1.04%) Capistrano
11 1 (1.04%) Consul
11 1 (1.04%) Graylog
11 1 (1.04%) Icinga
11 1 (1.04%) Packer
11 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (8.33%) Google
1 8 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 8 (8.33%) Splunk
2 6 (6.25%) VMware
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.21%) New Relic
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) Cisco
4 3 (3.13%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.13%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.08%) Apigee
5 2 (2.08%) IBM
5 2 (2.08%) Informatica
5 2 (2.08%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.08%) Talend
6 1 (1.04%) Capita
6 1 (1.04%) EMC
6 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.04%) Xamarin