The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-64.09% -
Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
16 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.61% 0.59% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Amazon AWS
West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) SVG
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Fedora
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) PHP5
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (50.00%) RubyGems

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) RubyGems
1 1 (50.00%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) SVG
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Sinatra
1 1 (50.00%) WebGL
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Fedora
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) PHP5
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant