Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 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)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 27 20
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7 -
Contract jobs citing AWS 7 3 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.61% 1.40% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 70.00% 17.65% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £413 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £406 £450 £525
90th Percentile £419 £480 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 10 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 15.15% 7.91% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Median daily rate £413 £450 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +125.00% -30.43%
10th Percentile £248 £331 £170
90th Percentile £511 £600 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.93 £14.00
% change year-on-year +170.79% -7.68% -12.50%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Worcestershire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Worcestershire.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Worcestershire

AWS
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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
Malvern - 5 - - 5
Redditch 0 2 £413 -8.33% 5
AWS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for AWS.

1 5 (71.43%) Workflow
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) Azure
1 5 (71.43%) Confluence
1 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Public Cloud
2 4 (57.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
4 2 (28.57%) React

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 5 (71.43%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) React
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
1 5 (71.43%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes