Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 4 June 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 12 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 +77
Contract jobs citing AWS 229 425 307
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.34% 9.60% 6.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.21% 39.10% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 312 215
Median daily rate £525 £495 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +16.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £380 £325
90th Percentile £713 £606 £550
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% +6.25%

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 584 1,087 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.91% 24.56% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 753 537
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £306 £219 £307
90th Percentile £645 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 15
Median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -25.00% +18.03%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.75 £14.55
90th Percentile £27.75 £35.00 £44.10
Median hourly rate £33.61 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +52.77% +10.00% +5.37%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Yorkshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Daily rate trend for AWS in Yorkshire

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Yorkshire

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 AWS within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 4 June 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
West Yorkshire +2 159 £525 +10.53% 53
South Yorkshire +4 48 £575 +9.52% 3
North Yorkshire +4 13 £413 -2.94% 3
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for AWS.

1 118 (51.53%) Azure
2 113 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (36.24%) Git (software)
4 77 (33.62%) Java
5 72 (31.44%) Python
6 67 (29.26%) Linux
6 67 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (29.26%) Kubernetes
6 67 (29.26%) Terraform
7 63 (27.51%) Docker
8 62 (27.07%) DevOps
9 58 (25.33%) Security Cleared
9 58 (25.33%) TDD
10 55 (24.02%) BDD
11 52 (22.71%) Microservices
11 52 (22.71%) GCP
12 51 (22.27%) Jenkins
13 48 (20.96%) Continuous Deployment
14 46 (20.09%) GitLab
15 44 (19.21%) Ansible
16 42 (18.34%) Puppet
17 41 (17.90%) Opscode Chef
18 40 (17.47%) GitHub
18 40 (17.47%) Node.js
19 39 (17.03%) Public Sector
20 38 (16.59%) Open Source
21 37 (16.16%) Google
22 36 (15.72%) JavaScript
23 35 (15.28%) Infrastructure as Code
24 34 (14.85%) MongoDB

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 9 (3.93%) Confluence
2 8 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.18%) Anypoint
3 5 (2.18%) Mule
4 4 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.87%) Apache
6 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.44%) CMS
7 1 (0.44%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Jetty
7 1 (0.44%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 118 (51.53%) Azure
2 52 (22.71%) GCP
3 40 (17.47%) GitHub
4 32 (13.97%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (13.54%) Amazon S3
6 25 (10.92%) Serverless
7 22 (9.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 20 (8.73%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (6.55%) Amazon Cognito
9 15 (6.55%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (5.68%) Office 365
11 9 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (3.06%) Kong
12 7 (3.06%) PaaS
13 3 (1.31%) Cloudflare
13 3 (1.31%) IaaS
14 2 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.87%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.17%) HTTP
1 21 (9.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.37%) SAN
3 9 (3.93%) DNS
3 9 (3.93%) Firewall
4 2 (0.87%) BGP
4 2 (0.87%) IPsec
4 2 (0.87%) IPv6
4 2 (0.87%) OSPF
4 2 (0.87%) VLAN
4 2 (0.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
5 1 (0.44%) Internet
5 1 (0.44%) IPv4
5 1 (0.44%) Network Security
5 1 (0.44%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.44%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.85%) MongoDB
2 16 (6.99%) Big Data
3 8 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.49%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.18%) Electronic Patient Records
4 5 (2.18%) Redis
5 4 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.31%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (1.31%) MySQL
6 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.87%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.87%) Power BI
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.44%) Parquet
8 1 (0.44%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 83 (36.24%) Git (software)
2 51 (22.27%) Jenkins
3 46 (20.09%) GitLab
4 32 (13.97%) Bitbucket
5 27 (11.79%) CircleCI
6 20 (8.73%) Mockito
7 8 (3.49%) Artifactory
8 7 (3.06%) SonarQube
8 7 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.18%) Maven
10 4 (1.75%) JIRA
10 4 (1.75%) Snyk
11 3 (1.31%) AppScan
12 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket Server
12 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.87%) Selenium
12 2 (0.87%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.44%) Postman
13 1 (0.44%) REST Assured
General
1 39 (17.03%) Public Sector
2 24 (10.48%) Finance
3 17 (7.42%) Retail
4 8 (3.49%) Banking
5 7 (3.06%) Legal
6 3 (1.31%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (27.95%) Developer
2 38 (16.59%) Java Developer
3 35 (15.28%) Architect
4 30 (13.10%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (10.04%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (6.99%) Technical Architect
7 14 (6.11%) Consultant
8 13 (5.68%) Senior Architect
9 12 (5.24%) Senior DevOps
10 11 (4.80%) Operations Engineer
10 11 (4.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.80%) Web Engineer
11 10 (4.37%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (4.37%) Senior Technical Architect
12 8 (3.49%) AWS Architect
12 8 (3.49%) AWS Developer
12 8 (3.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.49%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.47%) Node.js
2 25 (10.92%) JAX-RS
3 21 (9.17%) ActiveMQ
4 20 (8.73%) Kafka
5 13 (5.68%) React
6 12 (5.24%) JSON
7 11 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (4.37%) PySpark
9 9 (3.93%) RESTful
10 8 (3.49%) CSS
11 7 (3.06%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (2.62%) RAML
12 6 (2.62%) REST
12 6 (2.62%) Web Services
13 5 (2.18%) .NET
13 5 (2.18%) Dropwizard
13 5 (2.18%) LAMP
13 5 (2.18%) Laravel
13 5 (2.18%) Spring
14 4 (1.75%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.37%) Public Cloud
3 9 (3.93%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.93%) NHS
3 9 (3.93%) User Experience
4 7 (3.06%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Online Games
7 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (29.26%) Linux
2 28 (12.23%) Unix
3 21 (9.17%) Mac OS X
4 14 (6.11%) Windows
5 1 (0.44%) CentOS
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (27.07%) DevOps
4 58 (25.33%) TDD
5 55 (24.02%) BDD
6 52 (22.71%) Microservices
7 48 (20.96%) Continuous Deployment
8 38 (16.59%) Open Source
9 35 (15.28%) Infrastructure as Code
10 33 (14.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 33 (14.41%) Identity Access Management
11 31 (13.54%) Configuration Management
12 29 (12.66%) Test Automation
13 27 (11.79%) Pair Programming
14 24 (10.48%) Web Development
15 22 (9.61%) Infrastructure Automation
15 22 (9.61%) Migration
16 21 (9.17%) Architectural Design
16 21 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (9.17%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (33.62%) Java
2 72 (31.44%) Python
3 36 (15.72%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.41%) Java 8
5 24 (10.48%) SQL
6 19 (8.30%) Go
7 8 (3.49%) PHP
8 7 (3.06%) C#
9 4 (1.75%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.31%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.87%) R
11 2 (0.87%) Ruby
12 1 (0.44%) C
12 1 (0.44%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) Perl
12 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.44%) Scala
12 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (25.33%) Security Cleared
2 29 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.86%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (4.80%) DBS Check
6 9 (3.93%) CISM
6 9 (3.93%) CISSP
7 7 (3.06%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (3.06%) CRISC
8 4 (1.75%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.75%) Degree
9 2 (0.87%) CISA
9 2 (0.87%) PhD
10 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) GDPR
2 3 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) COBIT
3 2 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.87%) NIST
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 63 (27.51%) Docker
2 10 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.75%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (29.26%) Kubernetes
1 67 (29.26%) Terraform
2 44 (19.21%) Ansible
3 42 (18.34%) Puppet
4 41 (17.90%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (10.48%) Salt
6 5 (2.18%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.75%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.75%) SCCM
8 3 (1.31%) Grafana
9 2 (0.87%) Nagios
10 1 (0.44%) Graphite
10 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (16.16%) Google
2 17 (7.42%) VMware
3 14 (6.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.93%) Cisco
5 8 (3.49%) McAfee
5 8 (3.49%) Oracle
6 7 (3.06%) MuleSoft
7 6 (2.62%) EMC
8 5 (2.18%) Databricks
8 5 (2.18%) Splunk
9 2 (0.87%) Aruba
9 2 (0.87%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.87%) Tableau
10 1 (0.44%) Brocade
10 1 (0.44%) Dell
10 1 (0.44%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.44%) HP
10 1 (0.44%) NETGEAR
10 1 (0.44%) Nokia
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat