Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an AWS Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 139 152
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 +23
Contract jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 33 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.96% 0.35% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.35% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 21
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +32.53%
10th Percentile £413 £421 £525
90th Percentile £650 £590 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £456 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -8.75% -9.09% +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 3,296 2,825 3,659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 97.58% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,230 1,926 2,404
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +7.74%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 77 95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £13.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.56% +6.62% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.23 £8.69 £9.23
90th Percentile £29.50 £24.70 £22.64
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.10 £13.86
% change year-on-year +11.70% +1.71% +2.69%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +14 28 £450 -10.00% 7
Bradford - 2 - - 1
Huddersfield - 1 - -
AWS Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 26 (78.79%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (78.79%) DevOps
2 16 (48.48%) Python
3 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 13 (39.39%) Linux
5 12 (36.36%) Docker
6 11 (33.33%) Puppet
6 11 (33.33%) Terraform
7 10 (30.30%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
7 10 (30.30%) Ansible
7 10 (30.30%) Java
7 10 (30.30%) Ruby
8 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (24.24%) Amazon S3
8 8 (24.24%) Public Cloud
8 8 (24.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (21.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
9 7 (21.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (21.21%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (21.21%) Route 53
9 7 (21.21%) Microservices
9 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
10 6 (18.18%) DNS
10 6 (18.18%) Go
10 6 (18.18%) Open Source
10 6 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 4 (12.12%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 26 (78.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (30.30%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (24.24%) Amazon S3
3 8 (24.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (21.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (21.21%) Route 53
5 6 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (18.18%) Serverless
5 6 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (15.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (15.15%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (15.15%) IaaS
6 5 (15.15%) PaaS
6 5 (15.15%) SaaS
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
9 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (3.03%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) HTTP
3 4 (12.12%) ICMP
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) FTP
4 1 (3.03%) IPsec
4 1 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) Redis
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.03%) BigQuery
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) GitLab
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 4 (12.12%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (9.09%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) Liquibase
6 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.03%) PHPUnit
6 1 (3.03%) RSpec
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
2 2 (6.06%) Dropwizard
2 2 (6.06%) JAXB
2 2 (6.06%) Node.js
2 2 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) Spring Boot
2 2 (6.06%) Swagger
2 2 (6.06%) XSD
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Django
3 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.03%) Kafka
3 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.12%) CentOS
4 2 (6.06%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) DevOps
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
2 7 (21.21%) Microservices
2 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
3 6 (18.18%) Open Source
4 5 (15.15%) Auto-Scaling
5 4 (12.12%) Coaching
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.12%) Logistics
5 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Analytics
6 3 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) OOD
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Python
2 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
2 10 (30.30%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) Ruby
3 6 (18.18%) Go
3 6 (18.18%) Java 8
4 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.06%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Puppet
1 11 (33.33%) Terraform
2 10 (30.30%) Ansible
3 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (15.15%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.03%) Grafana
5 1 (3.03%) Mesos
5 1 (3.03%) Packer
5 1 (3.03%) Prometheus
5 1 (3.03%) Rancher
5 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Apigee
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Black Duck
4 1 (3.03%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk