The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 84 109
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 49 66 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.33% 2.26% 1.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.93% 29.46% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 21
Median daily rate £500 £525 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £384 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £635 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £471 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +4.66% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 189 224 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.00% 7.66% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 167 87
Median daily rate £430 £475 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +50.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.43% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.10% -20.00%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +14 34 £500 +11.11% 23
North Yorkshire +13 8 £430 +16.21% 2
South Yorkshire -8 4 £500 -4.76% 8
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 54 (46.96%) DevOps
2 51 (44.35%) Linux
3 46 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (39.13%) Puppet
5 43 (37.39%) Docker
6 40 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 35 (30.43%) Web Services
7 35 (30.43%) Java
8 33 (28.70%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (26.96%) Jenkins
9 31 (26.96%) Python
10 29 (25.22%) HTML
10 29 (25.22%) CSS
11 28 (24.35%) Splunk
11 28 (24.35%) Ansible
12 27 (23.48%) JavaScript
13 25 (21.74%) Bash Shell
14 23 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 22 (19.13%) Ruby
16 21 (18.26%) Configuration Management
16 21 (18.26%) PHP
17 18 (15.65%) VMware
17 18 (15.65%) Redis
18 17 (14.78%) GitHub
18 17 (14.78%) Oracle
18 17 (14.78%) Google
19 16 (13.91%) Maven
19 16 (13.91%) Apache
19 16 (13.91%) Kubernetes
20 15 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (13.91%) Apache
2 9 (7.83%) OpenStack
2 9 (7.83%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.48%) Confluence
4 4 (3.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.61%) nginx
6 2 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.74%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.87%) JBoss
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.87%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (14.78%) GitHub
3 15 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (13.04%) IaaS
4 10 (8.70%) Amazon S3
5 8 (6.96%) Loggly
5 8 (6.96%) Sumo Logic
6 7 (6.09%) PaaS
7 6 (5.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (3.48%) Google Compute Engine
9 4 (3.48%) SaaS
10 3 (2.61%) Quay.io
11 2 (1.74%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.74%) Route 53
12 1 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.87%) Office 365
12 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) DNS
2 7 (6.09%) DHCP
2 7 (6.09%) Firewall
2 7 (6.09%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (5.22%) HTTP
3 6 (5.22%) Internet
3 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.61%) SAN
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.74%) SMS
6 1 (0.87%) BGP
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.87%) Extranet
6 1 (0.87%) Intranet
6 1 (0.87%) NAS
6 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.65%) Redis
2 13 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.70%) MySQL
4 9 (7.83%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (6.09%) Riak
7 5 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.35%) HBase
8 4 (3.48%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.61%) Big Data
9 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.87%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.87%) OLAP
11 1 (0.87%) OLTP
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (26.96%) Jenkins
2 23 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 16 (13.91%) Maven
4 10 (8.70%) Grunt
5 9 (7.83%) Vagrant
6 8 (6.96%) JMeter
7 6 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.22%) JIRA
8 5 (4.35%) Hudson
9 4 (3.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.61%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.61%) GitLab
10 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.74%) Ant
11 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.87%) JUnit
12 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Advertising
2 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.87%) Banking
3 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (27.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (26.96%) Architect
3 26 (22.61%) Developer
4 12 (10.43%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (10.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (10.43%) Technical Architect
5 11 (9.57%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.83%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.35%) Azure Architect
10 5 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Consultant
11 4 (3.48%) DevOps Architect
11 4 (3.48%) Lead DevOps
11 4 (3.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 4 (3.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.43%) Web Services
2 29 (25.22%) CSS
2 29 (25.22%) HTML
3 15 (13.04%) HTML5
4 14 (12.17%) CSS3
4 14 (12.17%) RESTful
5 12 (10.43%) .NET
5 12 (10.43%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.43%) LAPP Stack
5 12 (10.43%) Laravel
6 11 (9.57%) jQuery
7 10 (8.70%) Backbone.js
7 10 (8.70%) Spring
8 8 (6.96%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (6.96%) Node.js
9 7 (6.09%) LAMP
10 6 (5.22%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (5.22%) Spring Boot
11 4 (3.48%) Apache Camel
11 4 (3.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Replication
2 5 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.35%) NHS
3 4 (3.48%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 51 (44.35%) Linux
2 15 (13.04%) Windows
3 7 (6.09%) CoreOS
4 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.35%) Unix
5 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.87%) CentOS
7 1 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.96%) DevOps
2 46 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.26%) Configuration Management
4 15 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (13.04%) Open Source
5 13 (11.30%) Front End Development
6 12 (10.43%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 11 (9.57%) Scrum
8 10 (8.70%) TDD
9 9 (7.83%) BDD
9 9 (7.83%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.96%) ITIL
10 8 (6.96%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.96%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (6.09%) Network Design
11 7 (6.09%) Performance Testing
12 6 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.22%) Identity Access Management
13 5 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
13 5 (4.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) Java
2 31 (26.96%) Python
3 27 (23.48%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.74%) Bash Shell
5 22 (19.13%) Ruby
6 21 (18.26%) PHP
7 11 (9.57%) C#
8 10 (8.70%) SQL
9 7 (6.09%) Go
9 7 (6.09%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.35%) Scala
11 4 (3.48%) C++
12 1 (0.87%) Korn
12 1 (0.87%) Perl
12 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.61%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) CCDP
3 1 (0.87%) CCNA
3 1 (0.87%) CCNP
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (37.39%) Docker
2 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.09%) vSphere
5 5 (4.35%) HDFS
5 5 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.35%) VirtualBox
6 3 (2.61%) etcd
6 3 (2.61%) flannel
6 3 (2.61%) SkyDNS
7 2 (1.74%) Ceph
7 2 (1.74%) GlusterFS
7 2 (1.74%) Xen
7 2 (1.74%) XenServer
8 1 (0.87%) KVM
8 1 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 45 (39.13%) Puppet
2 33 (28.70%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (24.35%) Ansible
4 16 (13.91%) Kubernetes
5 15 (13.04%) Nagios
6 13 (11.30%) Salt
7 8 (6.96%) ZABBIX
8 5 (4.35%) Cobbler
8 5 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Prometheus
8 5 (4.35%) SCCM
9 4 (3.48%) Terraform
9 4 (3.48%) Tivoli
10 3 (2.61%) confd
10 3 (2.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (2.61%) Mesos
10 3 (2.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (2.61%) rkt
11 2 (1.74%) Graphite
11 2 (1.74%) logstash
Vendors
1 28 (24.35%) Splunk
2 18 (15.65%) VMware
3 17 (14.78%) Google
3 17 (14.78%) Oracle
4 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
5 12 (10.43%) New Relic
5 12 (10.43%) SaltStack
6 11 (9.57%) Rackspace
7 5 (4.35%) MuleSoft
7 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.61%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.61%) Cisco
8 3 (2.61%) SAP
9 2 (1.74%) Adobe
9 2 (1.74%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.74%) hybris
9 2 (1.74%) Imperva
9 2 (1.74%) Meraki
9 2 (1.74%) Qualys
10 1 (0.87%) EnterpriseDB
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