Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 153 186
Rank change year-on-year +17 +33 -40
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 11 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.38% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.39% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £550 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.06% +71.25%
10th Percentile £405 £528 £448
90th Percentile £590 £593 £590
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £550 £514
% change year-on-year -9.09% +7.06% +58.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2912 3307 4227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 96.25% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2135 2839
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.76%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £259
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 109 178
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £12.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -8.05% +8.76%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.13 £25.15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.73 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.29% +0.96% +0.70%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured AWS Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in West Yorkshire

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWS Engineer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS Engineer in West Yorkshire

AWS Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS Engineer in West Yorkshire

AWS Engineer
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 AWS Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 +3 9 £525 -4.55% 1
AWS Engineer
Yorkshire

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, AWS Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 4 (36.36%) Graphite
5 4 (36.36%) Opsview
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (36.36%) Puppet
5 4 (36.36%) CentOS
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (27.27%) Heroku
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) Nagios
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (27.27%) Terraform
6 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
7 2 (18.18%) IaaS
7 2 (18.18%) Line Management
7 2 (18.18%) AWS Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef

AWS Engineer Skill Set
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 3 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) Heroku
4 2 (18.18%) IaaS
4 2 (18.18%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) Memcached
2 1 (9.09%) OAuth
2 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (9.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (18.18%) SFIA
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) AWS Certification
1 2 (18.18%) CCDP
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Graphite
1 4 (36.36%) Opsview
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Nagios
2 3 (27.27%) Terraform
3 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) Grafana
4 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
4 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) New Relic
3 1 (9.09%) SaltStack
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) VMware