Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 2018 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
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 111 80
Rank change year-on-year +89 -31 +52
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 358 74 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.26% 1.75% 2.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.24% 20.00% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 54 112
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% -15.86% +32.53%
10th Percentile £325 £329 £388
90th Percentile £575 £625 £638
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% +125.35% -45.38%

Amazon 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 828 370 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.80% 8.74% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 239 369
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -7.03% +19.35%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £313
90th Percentile £575 £590 £606
England median daily rate £480 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +2.67% +3.89% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +12.96% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.62 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.55 £35.75 £127.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -13.80%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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 6 months to 15 August 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
West Yorkshire +86 282 £445 -3.78% 65
South Yorkshire +26 48 £463 +13.50% 20
North Yorkshire +2 12 £376 -24.75% 16
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 141 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (33.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (31.84%) DevOps
4 101 (28.21%) Python
5 91 (25.42%) Docker
6 88 (24.58%) Jenkins
7 84 (23.46%) Linux
8 82 (22.91%) Java
8 82 (22.91%) Puppet
9 79 (22.07%) Terraform
10 78 (21.79%) Ansible
11 76 (21.23%) JavaScript
12 75 (20.95%) TDD
12 75 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
12 75 (20.95%) Microservices
13 60 (16.76%) Git (software)
14 58 (16.20%) Web Services
15 57 (15.92%) Amazon EC2
16 54 (15.08%) Serverless
17 53 (14.80%) Amazon S3
18 51 (14.25%) PHP
18 51 (14.25%) MySQL
19 49 (13.69%) Opscode Chef
20 45 (12.57%) AWS Lambda
21 43 (12.01%) AWS CloudFormation
21 43 (12.01%) .NET
21 43 (12.01%) Amazon RDS
22 41 (11.45%) Ruby
23 36 (10.06%) SQL
23 36 (10.06%) SQL Server

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 20 (5.59%) Confluence
2 19 (5.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (3.91%) Apache
3 14 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.63%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.07%) Apache Spark
5 11 (3.07%) nginx
5 11 (3.07%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.23%) IIS
6 8 (2.23%) Jetty
6 8 (2.23%) Mongrel
7 5 (1.40%) Anypoint
7 5 (1.40%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.40%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.12%) SAS
9 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.56%) JBoss
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 120 (33.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (15.92%) Amazon EC2
3 54 (15.08%) Serverless
4 53 (14.80%) Amazon S3
5 45 (12.57%) AWS Lambda
6 43 (12.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 35 (9.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 32 (8.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 28 (7.82%) PaaS
10 27 (7.54%) Amazon ELB
11 24 (6.70%) IaaS
12 19 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (3.91%) GitHub
13 14 (3.91%) SaaS
14 9 (2.51%) Google App Engine
15 7 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (1.68%) npm
16 6 (1.68%) Office 365
17 5 (1.40%) CloudFront
17 5 (1.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.66%) Firewall
2 24 (6.70%) HTTP
3 10 (2.79%) DNS
3 10 (2.79%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.51%) DHCP
4 9 (2.51%) IPsec
5 8 (2.23%) FTP
5 8 (2.23%) SSL
6 5 (1.40%) VPN
7 4 (1.12%) SAN
8 3 (0.84%) Internet
8 3 (0.84%) SMS
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.56%) NAS
9 2 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.56%) SSH
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.28%) MPLS
10 1 (0.28%) WAN
10 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.25%) MySQL
2 43 (12.01%) Amazon RDS
3 36 (10.06%) SQL Server
4 23 (6.42%) Big Data
5 20 (5.59%) MongoDB
5 20 (5.59%) NoSQL
6 19 (5.31%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.35%) Amazon Aurora
7 12 (3.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.07%) Apache Hive
8 11 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.23%) Redis
11 7 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.40%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 88 (24.58%) Jenkins
2 60 (16.76%) Git (software)
3 27 (7.54%) JIRA
4 17 (4.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 16 (4.47%) Selenium
6 15 (4.19%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.19%) SonarQube
7 13 (3.63%) PHPUnit
7 13 (3.63%) Travis CI
8 12 (3.35%) Maven
8 12 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (3.07%) Bitbucket
9 11 (3.07%) Vagrant
10 10 (2.79%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (2.23%) Subversion
12 7 (1.96%) GitLab
12 7 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.68%) JMeter
13 6 (1.68%) webpack
General
1 21 (5.87%) Retail
2 18 (5.03%) Finance
3 7 (1.96%) Games
4 5 (1.40%) Banking
5 2 (0.56%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.28%) Advertising
6 1 (0.28%) Back Office
6 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (31.01%) Developer
2 74 (20.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 47 (13.13%) Architect
4 36 (10.06%) AWS Engineer
5 32 (8.94%) AWS Architect
5 32 (8.94%) Consultant
6 27 (7.54%) Python Developer
7 26 (7.26%) AWS DevOps
7 26 (7.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 24 (6.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 21 (5.87%) Cloud Architect
9 21 (5.87%) Java Developer
10 20 (5.59%) .NET Developer
11 19 (5.31%) AWS Consultant
12 16 (4.47%) PHP Developer
13 15 (4.19%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
14 13 (3.63%) Software Engineer
15 12 (3.35%) Analyst
15 12 (3.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.20%) Web Services
2 43 (12.01%) .NET
3 31 (8.66%) CSS
3 31 (8.66%) HTML
4 30 (8.38%) Node.js
5 28 (7.82%) AngularJS
5 28 (7.82%) RESTful
6 25 (6.98%) CSS3
7 24 (6.70%) HTML5
8 23 (6.42%) ASP.NET
9 22 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (5.59%) Kafka
11 18 (5.03%) REST
12 17 (4.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (4.19%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (3.91%) .NET Core
15 14 (3.91%) J2EE
16 13 (3.63%) PySpark
16 13 (3.63%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.82%) Public Cloud
2 17 (4.75%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.19%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.07%) NHS
6 9 (2.51%) Cloud Native
7 7 (1.96%) Clustering
7 7 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.96%) iPad
8 5 (1.40%) Online Games
9 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.84%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.56%) Blog
11 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.56%) PKI
11 2 (0.56%) Replication
11 2 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (23.46%) Linux
2 35 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (7.54%) Windows
4 18 (5.03%) VMS
5 16 (4.47%) CentOS
6 14 (3.91%) Unix
7 13 (3.63%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.96%) Android
8 7 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.12%) AIX
9 4 (1.12%) Solaris
10 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.56%) HPUX
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (31.84%) DevOps
3 75 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
3 75 (20.95%) Microservices
3 75 (20.95%) TDD
4 35 (9.78%) Configuration Management
5 33 (9.22%) Scrum
6 29 (8.10%) Software Engineering
7 27 (7.54%) MVC
8 26 (7.26%) BDD
9 25 (6.98%) Deployment Automation
9 25 (6.98%) Test Automation
10 23 (6.42%) Auto-Scaling
10 23 (6.42%) Migration
11 22 (6.15%) IT Strategy
12 20 (5.59%) E-Commerce
12 20 (5.59%) Open Source
12 20 (5.59%) Unit Testing
13 17 (4.75%) Kanban
13 17 (4.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (28.21%) Python
2 82 (22.91%) Java
3 76 (21.23%) JavaScript
4 51 (14.25%) PHP
5 41 (11.45%) Ruby
6 36 (10.06%) SQL
7 35 (9.78%) Bash Shell
8 26 (7.26%) Go
9 22 (6.15%) C#
10 19 (5.31%) PowerShell
11 17 (4.75%) Groovy
12 13 (3.63%) Perl
13 12 (3.35%) PHP 7
14 9 (2.51%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.68%) Java 8
15 6 (1.68%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.84%) ES6
16 3 (0.84%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.84%) R
16 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.59%) Degree
3 18 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.40%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.40%) BC Cleared
6 5 (1.40%) CCNA
6 5 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.56%) MCSA
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.28%) CCIE
8 1 (0.28%) CCNP
8 1 (0.28%) CCSA
8 1 (0.28%) CCSE
8 1 (0.28%) GCIA
8 1 (0.28%) GCIH
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.51%) GCP
1 9 (2.51%) PMO
2 6 (1.68%) SLA
3 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.84%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 91 (25.42%) Docker
2 26 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.07%) vSphere
4 9 (2.51%) Xen
5 5 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.12%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.84%) Varnish
8 2 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.56%) KVM
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.28%) Firmware
9 1 (0.28%) XenApp
9 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 82 (22.91%) Puppet
2 79 (22.07%) Terraform
3 78 (21.79%) Ansible
4 49 (13.69%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (8.66%) Kubernetes
6 18 (5.03%) Salt
7 16 (4.47%) Rancher
8 14 (3.91%) Grafana
9 8 (2.23%) Packer
10 7 (1.96%) Prometheus
11 6 (1.68%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 6 (1.68%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.40%) CFEngine
13 3 (0.84%) Kibana
14 2 (0.56%) Consul
14 2 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
14 2 (0.56%) Graphite
14 2 (0.56%) Graylog
14 2 (0.56%) Marathon
14 2 (0.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 34 (9.50%) Google
2 31 (8.66%) VMware
3 22 (6.15%) Splunk
4 21 (5.87%) Microsoft
5 20 (5.59%) Oracle
5 20 (5.59%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.63%) SaltStack
7 11 (3.07%) Zend
8 7 (1.96%) NetApp
8 7 (1.96%) TOWER Software
9 6 (1.68%) Citrix
9 6 (1.68%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.68%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.40%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.40%) Cisco
10 5 (1.40%) EMC
11 4 (1.12%) Black Duck
11 4 (1.12%) Brocade
11 4 (1.12%) F5
11 4 (1.12%) Veeam