Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 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
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 23 85
Rank change year-on-year +13 +62 +1
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 290 248 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.83% 7.34% 2.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.67% 43.74% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 175 48
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -14.36% +12.78%
10th Percentile £374 £368 £325
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +16.47% -8.11% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 696 567 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.60% 16.78% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 399 151
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £313 £320 £275
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.73% -52.17% +108.33%
10th Percentile £10.15 £11.63 £19.28
90th Percentile £33.21 £14.88 £40.03
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -25.00% +18.03% -1.61%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 +16 261 £475 +11.76% 35
Bradford -16 11 £450 -16.67% 3
Halifax -2 4 £650 +40.54% 1
Huddersfield - 1 £450 -
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 121 (41.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (36.55%) DevOps
4 95 (32.76%) Java
5 94 (32.41%) Python
6 81 (27.93%) Jenkins
7 66 (22.76%) Docker
8 61 (21.03%) Linux
9 57 (19.66%) SQL
10 54 (18.62%) Kubernetes
11 53 (18.28%) Microservices
12 52 (17.93%) Git (software)
13 51 (17.59%) Terraform
14 48 (16.55%) Google Cloud Platform
15 46 (15.86%) Google
16 44 (15.17%) TDD
17 36 (12.41%) BDD
18 35 (12.07%) Web Services
18 35 (12.07%) Migration
18 35 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
19 34 (11.72%) Puppet
19 34 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (11.38%) Amazon S3
20 33 (11.38%) Ansible
21 32 (11.03%) Big Data
21 32 (11.03%) Microsoft
22 31 (10.69%) Java 8
23 29 (10.00%) JIRA
23 29 (10.00%) Apache Spark
23 29 (10.00%) SonarQube

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 29 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 18 (6.21%) Confluence
2 18 (6.21%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (5.17%) nginx
4 8 (2.76%) Apache
5 7 (2.41%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) Jetty
8 1 (0.34%) Luigi
8 1 (0.34%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 121 (41.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (16.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 33 (11.38%) Amazon S3
4 27 (9.31%) AWS Lambda
5 26 (8.97%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (8.62%) Serverless
7 21 (7.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (5.86%) IaaS
8 17 (5.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 16 (5.52%) PaaS
9 16 (5.52%) SaaS
10 14 (4.83%) Amazon ELB
10 14 (4.83%) Route 53
11 11 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (3.10%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (3.10%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (3.10%) AWS CodePipeline
13 8 (2.76%) GitHub
14 7 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (2.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.86%) Firewall
2 16 (5.52%) HTTP
3 14 (4.83%) WAN
4 10 (3.45%) LAN
4 10 (3.45%) VPN
5 9 (3.10%) VoIP
5 9 (3.10%) WLAN
6 8 (2.76%) BGP
6 8 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.76%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (2.76%) DNS
6 8 (2.76%) NX-OS
6 8 (2.76%) OSPF
7 7 (2.41%) MPLS
7 7 (2.41%) VPLS
8 6 (2.07%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.38%) RTMP
9 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.03%) DHCP
10 3 (1.03%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (11.03%) Big Data
3 27 (9.31%) Hadoop
4 23 (7.93%) MongoDB
5 22 (7.59%) Amazon RDS
5 22 (7.59%) NoSQL
6 20 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 17 (5.86%) Apache Hive
8 15 (5.17%) Redis
9 14 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (4.83%) MySQL
10 12 (4.14%) Riak
11 10 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (3.45%) SQL Server
12 8 (2.76%) Impala
13 7 (2.41%) GIS
14 5 (1.72%) BigQuery
14 5 (1.72%) Relational Database
14 5 (1.72%) Snowflake Schema
15 4 (1.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 81 (27.93%) Jenkins
2 52 (17.93%) Git (software)
3 29 (10.00%) JIRA
3 29 (10.00%) SonarQube
4 20 (6.90%) GitLab
5 19 (6.55%) Maven
6 18 (6.21%) Mockito
7 15 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (4.14%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.79%) Mercurial
9 11 (3.79%) Subversion
10 6 (2.07%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.07%) JMeter
11 5 (1.72%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.38%) Gatling
12 4 (1.38%) gulp
13 3 (1.03%) git-flow
13 3 (1.03%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (8.97%) Finance
2 16 (5.52%) Retail
3 4 (1.38%) Social Science
4 3 (1.03%) Advertising
4 3 (1.03%) Games
4 3 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (0.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.34%) Local Government
5 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (31.38%) Developer
2 56 (19.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (14.83%) Java Developer
4 38 (13.10%) Architect
5 32 (11.03%) AWS Developer
6 27 (9.31%) AWS Engineer
7 23 (7.93%) AWS DevOps
8 20 (6.90%) Python Developer
9 18 (6.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 18 (6.21%) Cloud Architect
10 14 (4.83%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (4.48%) Agile Developer
11 13 (4.48%) Agile Java Developer
11 13 (4.48%) Data Engineer
11 13 (4.48%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.14%) Security Architect
13 11 (3.79%) Platform Engineer
13 11 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.10%) AWS Architect
14 9 (3.10%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.07%) Web Services
2 28 (9.66%) Spring
3 24 (8.28%) Spring Boot
4 20 (6.90%) .NET
4 20 (6.90%) Hibernate
4 20 (6.90%) Kafka
5 17 (5.86%) ActiveMQ
6 16 (5.52%) AngularJS
6 16 (5.52%) Node.js
6 16 (5.52%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (4.83%) JAX-RS
8 12 (4.14%) Elastic Stack
8 12 (4.14%) REST
8 12 (4.14%) SOAP
9 9 (3.10%) Lambda Expressions
9 9 (3.10%) RESTful
10 8 (2.76%) Apache Camel
10 8 (2.76%) HTML
11 7 (2.41%) CSS
11 7 (2.41%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.24%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.76%) NHS
4 7 (2.41%) Cloud Native
4 7 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.72%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.72%) User Experience
7 4 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.38%) Fintech
7 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.38%) Media Streaming
7 4 (1.38%) MPEG
7 4 (1.38%) New Media
7 4 (1.38%) Smartcard
7 4 (1.38%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.03%) Linux
2 27 (9.31%) Unix
3 22 (7.59%) Windows
4 17 (5.86%) CentOS
5 14 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 10 (3.45%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.76%) Android
8 4 (1.38%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (36.55%) DevOps
3 53 (18.28%) Microservices
4 44 (15.17%) TDD
5 36 (12.41%) BDD
6 35 (12.07%) Migration
7 34 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (9.66%) Test Automation
9 27 (9.31%) Configuration Management
10 24 (8.28%) Software Engineering
11 20 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (5.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (5.52%) OO
14 14 (4.83%) Continuous Deployment
14 14 (4.83%) MVC
15 13 (4.48%) Data Science
15 13 (4.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 13 (4.48%) Pair Programming
15 13 (4.48%) Unit Testing
15 13 (4.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (32.76%) Java
2 94 (32.41%) Python
3 57 (19.66%) SQL
4 31 (10.69%) Java 8
5 23 (7.93%) C#
6 22 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 20 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 15 (5.17%) Scala
9 13 (4.48%) Perl
10 12 (4.14%) C++
11 11 (3.79%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.45%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.76%) R
14 7 (2.41%) Ruby
15 6 (2.07%) C
15 6 (2.07%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.38%) PHP
17 3 (1.03%) Korn
18 2 (0.69%) Go
19 1 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.45%) AWS Certification
2 10 (3.45%) Degree
2 10 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (2.76%) CCIE
4 8 (2.76%) CCNP
5 6 (2.07%) CISSP
5 6 (2.07%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.72%) CISM
7 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.34%) GIAC
8 1 (0.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.38%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) PMO
3 1 (0.34%) GDPR
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (22.76%) Docker
2 14 (4.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.03%) vSphere
5 2 (0.69%) Xen
6 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.34%) HDFS
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) vCloud
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 54 (18.62%) Kubernetes
2 51 (17.59%) Terraform
3 34 (11.72%) Puppet
4 33 (11.38%) Ansible
5 27 (9.31%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (4.48%) Packer
7 12 (4.14%) Grafana
7 12 (4.14%) Prometheus
8 7 (2.41%) Rancher
9 5 (1.72%) SCCM
10 4 (1.38%) QRadar
11 3 (1.03%) Consul
11 3 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.69%) Salt
13 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.34%) PingFederate
13 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (15.86%) Google
2 32 (11.03%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.59%) Splunk
4 15 (5.17%) VMware
5 14 (4.83%) CheckPoint
6 11 (3.79%) Cisco
7 10 (3.45%) Tableau
8 9 (3.10%) Oracle
9 7 (2.41%) Citrix
9 7 (2.41%) ForgeRock
10 5 (1.72%) Black Duck
10 5 (1.72%) Dataiku
10 5 (1.72%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.38%) AlienVault
11 4 (1.38%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.38%) Hortonworks
11 4 (1.38%) IBM
11 4 (1.38%) LogRhythm
11 4 (1.38%) McAfee
11 4 (1.38%) SolarWinds