Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 142 162
Rank change year-on-year +21 +20 -1
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 47 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.37% 0.38% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.39% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 20
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% -15.91% +32.53%
10th Percentile £413 £360 £435
90th Percentile £456 £590 £576
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £463 £550
% change year-on-year -8.11% -15.91% +32.53%
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 3,304 2,788 3,893
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 97.55% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,226 1,875 2,659
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £281 £275 £270
90th Percentile £538 £548 £558
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 77 102
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% - -8.05%
10th Percentile £9.98 £8.42 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.05 £19.98
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -5.56% +3.85%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 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 +11 35 £425 -5.56% 12
Bradford - 2 - -
AWS Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, AWS Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (76.60%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (70.21%) DevOps
3 31 (65.96%) Python
4 26 (55.32%) Docker
5 24 (51.06%) Ruby
6 22 (46.81%) Ansible
7 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
8 17 (36.17%) Bash Shell
9 16 (34.04%) Puppet
10 15 (31.91%) Java
11 14 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (29.79%) Kubernetes
12 13 (27.66%) Terraform
13 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
14 10 (21.28%) Groovy
14 10 (21.28%) SonarQube
14 10 (21.28%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (21.28%) iPad
14 10 (21.28%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (19.15%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (19.15%) Linux
16 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
16 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
17 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
17 7 (14.89%) OO
17 7 (14.89%) Microservices
17 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
17 7 (14.89%) Rancher
18 6 (12.77%) Serverless

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 10 (21.28%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 36 (76.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (19.15%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (12.77%) Serverless
4 5 (10.64%) Amazon S3
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (8.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.26%) IaaS
6 2 (4.26%) PaaS
6 2 (4.26%) SaaS
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (2.13%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) Redis
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.28%) SonarQube
2 10 (21.28%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.64%) Mercurial
4 5 (10.64%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.13%) Ant
6 1 (2.13%) GitLab
6 1 (2.13%) Liquibase
6 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (8.51%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 4 (8.51%) Kafka
2 4 (8.51%) Node.js
2 4 (8.51%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (8.51%) RESTful
3 3 (6.38%) Serverless Framework
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Camel
4 2 (4.26%) Dropwizard
4 2 (4.26%) JAXB
4 2 (4.26%) REST
4 2 (4.26%) Swagger
4 2 (4.26%) XSD
5 1 (2.13%) SAML
5 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) iPad
2 4 (8.51%) Online Games
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Blog
4 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) DevOps
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
4 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.89%) Microservices
5 7 (14.89%) OO
5 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.64%) Scrum
7 5 (10.64%) TDD
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.51%) DSDM
8 4 (8.51%) Kanban
8 4 (8.51%) RUP
8 4 (8.51%) Service Design
8 4 (8.51%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.38%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (6.38%) Logistics
9 3 (6.38%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) Python
2 24 (51.06%) Ruby
3 17 (36.17%) Bash Shell
4 15 (31.91%) Java
5 10 (21.28%) Groovy
6 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.77%) SQL
8 5 (10.64%) Java 8
8 5 (10.64%) PHP
9 4 (8.51%) Go
9 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.26%) C#
10 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PMO
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Docker
2 4 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (46.81%) Ansible
2 16 (34.04%) Puppet
3 14 (29.79%) Kubernetes
3 14 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (27.66%) Terraform
5 7 (14.89%) Rancher
6 1 (2.13%) Mesos
6 1 (2.13%) Packer
6 1 (2.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Splunk
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.13%) Dell
3 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.13%) VMware