Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 10 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 +90
Contract jobs citing AWS 232 382 346
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.95% 9.28% 7.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.21% 35.63% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 290 247
Median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £380 £325
90th Percentile £713 £613 £550
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -18.13% +0.59% +13.33%

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 453 1,072 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 31.13% 26.04% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 760 579
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £301 £219 £310
90th Percentile £640 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 19
Median hourly rate £23.55 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.13% -27.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £16.75 £10.77 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.83 £34.10 £38.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +48.94% +20.51% -7.14%

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 8 August 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 8 August 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 +6 159 £525 +10.53% 67
South Yorkshire +12 51 £550 +10.00% 16
North Yorkshire +14 15 £450 -16.28% 6
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 143 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (50.86%) Azure
3 102 (43.97%) Java
4 94 (40.52%) Git (software)
5 79 (34.05%) Kubernetes
6 78 (33.62%) Docker
7 73 (31.47%) DevOps
8 71 (30.60%) TDD
8 71 (30.60%) Python
9 70 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (29.74%) BDD
11 66 (28.45%) Microservices
11 66 (28.45%) Terraform
12 61 (26.29%) GCP
13 60 (25.86%) Security Cleared
13 60 (25.86%) Linux
14 59 (25.43%) Jenkins
15 58 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
16 56 (24.14%) Node.js
17 52 (22.41%) Pair Programming
18 48 (20.69%) Test Automation
18 48 (20.69%) GitHub
18 48 (20.69%) Java 8
19 46 (19.83%) Public Sector
20 43 (18.53%) Puppet
21 42 (18.10%) Ansible
22 41 (17.67%) GitLab
23 40 (17.24%) MongoDB
24 39 (16.81%) JavaScript
24 39 (16.81%) Opscode Chef

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 27 (11.64%) Confluence
2 18 (7.76%) Mule
3 17 (7.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.16%) Anypoint
5 3 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.43%) Apache
7 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
1 1 (0.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 118 (50.86%) Azure
2 61 (26.29%) GCP
3 48 (20.69%) GitHub
4 30 (12.93%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (12.50%) Amazon S3
6 22 (9.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 21 (9.05%) Serverless
8 20 (8.62%) Slack
9 17 (7.33%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (6.47%) Amazon Cognito
10 15 (6.47%) Amazon EMR
11 12 (5.17%) npm
12 8 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (3.45%) PaaS
13 7 (3.02%) Kong
14 4 (1.72%) Cloudflare
14 4 (1.72%) IaaS
15 3 (1.29%) SaaS
16 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.22%) TCP/IP
2 23 (9.91%) Firewall
3 21 (9.05%) HTTP
4 18 (7.76%) SSL
5 15 (6.47%) DNS
6 13 (5.60%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (3.45%) SAN
8 2 (0.86%) IPv6
8 2 (0.86%) WAN
9 1 (0.43%) BGP
9 1 (0.43%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.43%) HSRP
9 1 (0.43%) Internet
9 1 (0.43%) IPv4
9 1 (0.43%) Network Security
9 1 (0.43%) OSPF
9 1 (0.43%) Skype
9 1 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.43%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 15 (6.47%) Big Data
3 7 (3.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.59%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.59%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.16%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (2.16%) Electronic Patient Records
6 4 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.29%) MySQL
7 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.29%) Redis
8 2 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 94 (40.52%) Git (software)
2 59 (25.43%) Jenkins
3 41 (17.67%) GitLab
4 35 (15.09%) Mockito
5 31 (13.36%) Bitbucket
6 27 (11.64%) CircleCI
7 21 (9.05%) JIRA
7 21 (9.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (7.76%) Maven
9 14 (6.03%) Selenium
10 13 (5.60%) JUnit
11 8 (3.45%) Artifactory
12 7 (3.02%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.72%) Snyk
14 2 (0.86%) Bitbucket Server
14 2 (0.86%) GoCD
15 1 (0.43%) gulp
15 1 (0.43%) Postman
15 1 (0.43%) REST Assured
15 1 (0.43%) webpack
General
1 46 (19.83%) Public Sector
2 29 (12.50%) Finance
3 11 (4.74%) Banking
4 7 (3.02%) Legal
5 3 (1.29%) Retail
6 2 (0.86%) Games
6 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (32.33%) Developer
2 53 (22.84%) Java Developer
3 33 (14.22%) Architect
4 29 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (7.33%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (6.90%) Technical Architect
7 15 (6.47%) Consultant
8 13 (5.60%) Senior Architect
9 11 (4.74%) Operations Engineer
9 11 (4.74%) Web Engineer
10 10 (4.31%) Senior Technical Architect
11 9 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
11 9 (3.88%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (3.88%) Node.js Developer
11 9 (3.88%) Senior DevOps
12 8 (3.45%) AWS Architect
12 8 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (3.45%) Programme Manager
12 8 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (24.14%) Node.js
2 28 (12.07%) JAX-RS
3 25 (10.78%) ActiveMQ
4 22 (9.48%) JSON
5 21 (9.05%) Kafka
6 19 (8.19%) Spring
7 18 (7.76%) REST
8 17 (7.33%) Spring Boot
9 14 (6.03%) Express
9 14 (6.03%) React
10 13 (5.60%) Jest
10 13 (5.60%) Redux
11 12 (5.17%) Enzyme
11 12 (5.17%) WireMock
12 11 (4.74%) CSS
12 11 (4.74%) RESTful
13 9 (3.88%) HTML
13 9 (3.88%) PySpark
13 9 (3.88%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (2.59%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.33%) User Experience
2 12 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.74%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.88%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.02%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.59%) NHS
8 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Online Games
10 1 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.86%) Linux
2 33 (14.22%) Unix
3 26 (11.21%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.72%) Windows
5 2 (0.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (31.47%) DevOps
3 71 (30.60%) TDD
4 70 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (29.74%) BDD
6 66 (28.45%) Microservices
7 58 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 52 (22.41%) Pair Programming
9 48 (20.69%) Test Automation
10 38 (16.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 36 (15.52%) Infrastructure as Code
12 34 (14.66%) Open Source
13 33 (14.22%) Identity Access Management
13 33 (14.22%) Scrum
14 29 (12.50%) Configuration Management
15 26 (11.21%) Software Engineering
15 26 (11.21%) Web Development
16 25 (10.78%) Migration
16 25 (10.78%) Responsive Web Design
16 25 (10.78%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 102 (43.97%) Java
2 71 (30.60%) Python
3 48 (20.69%) Java 8
4 39 (16.81%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.62%) SQL
6 19 (8.19%) Go
7 12 (5.17%) ES6
8 7 (3.02%) PHP
9 5 (2.16%) C#
10 3 (1.29%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.86%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (0.86%) R
11 2 (0.86%) Ruby
12 1 (0.43%) C
12 1 (0.43%) C++
12 1 (0.43%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.43%) Perl
12 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.93%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.76%) DV Cleared
4 14 (6.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (5.17%) DBS Check
6 9 (3.88%) CISM
6 9 (3.88%) CISSP
7 7 (3.02%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (3.02%) CRISC
8 4 (1.72%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.72%) Degree
9 2 (0.86%) CISA
9 2 (0.86%) PhD
10 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) GDPR
2 5 (2.16%) QA
3 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.86%) COBIT
4 2 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.86%) NIST
4 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (33.62%) Docker
2 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.29%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 79 (34.05%) Kubernetes
2 66 (28.45%) Terraform
3 43 (18.53%) Puppet
4 42 (18.10%) Ansible
5 39 (16.81%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (10.34%) Salt
7 3 (1.29%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.86%) Grafana
8 2 (0.86%) Graphite
9 1 (0.43%) Mesos
9 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.43%) vRealize
9 1 (0.43%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (15.95%) Google
2 26 (11.21%) Splunk
3 20 (8.62%) AppDynamics
4 18 (7.76%) F5
4 18 (7.76%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.17%) Blue Coat
6 9 (3.88%) Cisco
7 7 (3.02%) MuleSoft
8 6 (2.59%) EMC
8 6 (2.59%) Oracle
9 5 (2.16%) VMware
10 4 (1.72%) Databricks
11 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.29%) Tableau
12 2 (0.86%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.43%) Alibaba
13 1 (0.43%) Aruba
13 1 (0.43%) NETGEAR
13 1 (0.43%) New Relic
13 1 (0.43%) Ruckus Wireless