Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +14
Contract jobs citing AWS 241 228 409
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.28% 14.34% 9.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.83% 45.42% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 181 316
10th Percentile £377 £363 £380
25th Percentile £429 £465 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £511 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year -2.62% +5.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £579 £600 £550
90th Percentile £611 £713 £618
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550

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 836 502 1,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 35.65% 31.57% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 359 789
10th Percentile £258 £300 £220
25th Percentile £400 £363 £367
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £567 £538
90th Percentile £600 £638 £588
England median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.40% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 8 22
10th Percentile £11.05 £16.75 £10.75
25th Percentile £11.88 £19.38 £11.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £12.25
Median % change year-on-year -18.60% +75.51% -31.06%
75th Percentile £20.00 £27.52 £13.56
90th Percentile £23.25 £30.17 £14.68
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%

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 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 2021. 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 -2 202 £512 -2.48% 144
South Yorkshire -6 32 £550 -1.35% 37
North Yorkshire -8 3 £413 - 8
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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.

1 106 (43.98%) Azure
2 74 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (26.14%) DevOps
4 58 (24.07%) GCP
5 55 (22.82%) Social Skills
6 44 (18.26%) Java
7 40 (16.60%) Migration
8 35 (14.52%) Public Sector
9 34 (14.11%) Google
10 33 (13.69%) Kubernetes
11 32 (13.28%) NHS
12 31 (12.86%) Terraform
13 30 (12.45%) Python
14 29 (12.03%) Splunk
15 28 (11.62%) Microservices
16 25 (10.37%) Security Cleared
16 25 (10.37%) JavaScript
17 23 (9.54%) SC Cleared
18 22 (9.13%) Test Automation
18 22 (9.13%) Jenkins
18 22 (9.13%) Cybersecurity
19 21 (8.71%) Scrum
20 20 (8.30%) Linux
20 20 (8.30%) Web Services
21 19 (7.88%) Service Management
21 19 (7.88%) Technical Architecture
21 19 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
22 18 (7.47%) Serverless
22 18 (7.47%) Docker
22 18 (7.47%) Degree

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 (3.73%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.66%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (1.66%) Confluence
2 4 (1.66%) Mule
3 3 (1.24%) Apache Pulsar
3 3 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.83%) Apache
4 2 (0.83%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.41%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) SPSS
2 1 (0.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 106 (43.98%) Azure
2 58 (24.07%) GCP
3 18 (7.47%) Serverless
4 11 (4.56%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.56%) Amazon EKS
5 10 (4.15%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (3.73%) GitHub
7 8 (3.32%) SaaS
8 7 (2.90%) IaaS
9 6 (2.49%) PaaS
10 5 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (2.07%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.66%) Microsoft 365
12 3 (1.24%) Collibra
12 3 (1.24%) Route 53
12 3 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.83%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.83%) AWS Direct Connect
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.32%) Firewall
2 4 (1.66%) DNS
2 4 (1.66%) Internet
2 4 (1.66%) LAN
2 4 (1.66%) WAN
3 3 (1.24%) VPN
4 2 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.83%) Softphone
4 2 (0.83%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.41%) DHCP
5 1 (0.41%) FTP
5 1 (0.41%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.41%) IPsec
5 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.41%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) VLAN
5 1 (0.41%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.22%) Big Data
2 7 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.90%) Hadoop
2 7 (2.90%) MongoDB
2 7 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.49%) Data Lake
4 5 (2.07%) HBase
4 5 (2.07%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.66%) Amazon Athena
5 4 (1.66%) BigQuery
5 4 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.66%) Riak
6 3 (1.24%) Bigtable
6 3 (1.24%) Flink
6 3 (1.24%) Impala
6 3 (1.24%) Presto
6 3 (1.24%) Sqoop
6 3 (1.24%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 22 (9.13%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.98%) GitLab
3 8 (3.32%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.90%) Postman
5 5 (2.07%) JIRA
6 4 (1.66%) JMeter
6 4 (1.66%) RStudio
7 3 (1.24%) CircleCI
7 3 (1.24%) webpack
8 2 (0.83%) Locust
8 2 (0.83%) Maven
8 2 (0.83%) Mockito
8 2 (0.83%) Selenium
9 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.41%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.41%) JUnit
9 1 (0.41%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 55 (22.82%) Social Skills
2 35 (14.52%) Public Sector
3 17 (7.05%) Finance
4 15 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.49%) Retail
6 4 (1.66%) Banking
6 4 (1.66%) Law
7 3 (1.24%) Billing
8 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.41%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 71 (29.46%) Architect
2 39 (16.18%) Technical Architect
3 38 (15.77%) AWS Engineer
4 35 (14.52%) Developer
5 19 (7.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (7.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.64%) Cloud Architect
7 14 (5.81%) AWS Architect
8 12 (4.98%) Analyst
9 10 (4.15%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.73%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (3.73%) Consultant
10 9 (3.73%) Digital Architect
10 9 (3.73%) Security Analyst
11 8 (3.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.32%) Data Architect
11 8 (3.32%) Digital Technical Architect
11 8 (3.32%) Project Manager
12 7 (2.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.30%) Web Services
2 15 (6.22%) REST
3 13 (5.39%) Node.js
4 11 (4.56%) React
4 11 (4.56%) XML
5 10 (4.15%) .NET
6 9 (3.73%) CSS
7 7 (2.90%) Kafka
7 7 (2.90%) OAuth
7 7 (2.90%) OpenID
7 7 (2.90%) Swagger
8 6 (2.49%) Jest
8 6 (2.49%) OAuth2
8 6 (2.49%) RESTful
8 6 (2.49%) Spring
9 5 (2.07%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.07%) FIDO
9 5 (2.07%) HTML
9 5 (2.07%) JSON
10 4 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.28%) NHS
2 15 (6.22%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.07%) Cloud Native
3 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.66%) Internet of Things
4 4 (1.66%) iPad
4 4 (1.66%) User Experience
5 3 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.24%) PKI
6 2 (0.83%) CMDB
6 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.83%) Media Streaming
6 2 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (0.83%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.83%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.41%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.30%) Linux
2 13 (5.39%) Windows
3 7 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.49%) Unix
5 4 (1.66%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.83%) Android
7 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.14%) DevOps
3 40 (16.60%) Migration
4 28 (11.62%) Microservices
5 22 (9.13%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (9.13%) Test Automation
6 21 (8.71%) Scrum
7 19 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (7.88%) Service Management
7 19 (7.88%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (7.05%) Technical Debt
9 15 (6.22%) ITIL
9 15 (6.22%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.22%) TOGAF
10 14 (5.81%) Kanban
10 14 (5.81%) Product Management
11 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure as Code
11 12 (4.98%) TDD
12 10 (4.15%) Data Pipeline
12 10 (4.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.26%) Java
2 30 (12.45%) Python
3 25 (10.37%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.22%) SQL
5 9 (3.73%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.73%) TypeScript
6 7 (2.90%) Java 8
7 6 (2.49%) ES6
8 5 (2.07%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.07%) PHP
9 4 (1.66%) C#
9 4 (1.66%) R
9 4 (1.66%) Scala
10 2 (0.83%) Go
10 2 (0.83%) Groovy
10 2 (0.83%) Ruby
11 1 (0.41%) C
11 1 (0.41%) COBOL
11 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.54%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.47%) Degree
4 13 (5.39%) CISSP
5 8 (3.32%) AWS Certification
6 7 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (1.24%) CCIE
8 3 (1.24%) CCSP
8 3 (1.24%) CISM
9 2 (0.83%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.41%) MCITP
10 1 (0.41%) MCSA
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.66%) Accessibility
2 4 (1.66%) GDPR
2 4 (1.66%) QA
2 4 (1.66%) SLA
3 3 (1.24%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.24%) NCSC
4 2 (0.83%) HL7
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) NIST
System Software
1 18 (7.47%) Docker
2 6 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.24%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) HDFS
7 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.41%) vCloud
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (13.69%) Kubernetes
2 31 (12.86%) Terraform
3 6 (2.49%) Grafana
4 4 (1.66%) Ansible
4 4 (1.66%) Nagios
5 3 (1.24%) Oozie
5 3 (1.24%) Prometheus
5 3 (1.24%) Rancher
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.83%) SCCM
7 1 (0.41%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) Nessus
7 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.41%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.41%) vMotion
7 1 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (14.11%) Google
2 29 (12.03%) Splunk
3 14 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.73%) ServiceNow
5 8 (3.32%) Databricks
6 7 (2.90%) VMware
7 6 (2.49%) Brio
8 4 (1.66%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.66%) Oracle
9 3 (1.24%) Cisco
9 3 (1.24%) Citrix
9 3 (1.24%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.24%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.24%) New Relic
9 3 (1.24%) Talend
10 2 (0.83%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.83%) HP
10 2 (0.83%) IBM
10 2 (0.83%) Juniper
11 1 (0.41%) SonicWALL