The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 47 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 23 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.61% 1.36% 2.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.94% 35.29% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 22
Average daily rate £390 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +51.89%
Amazon AWS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Cloud Services Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
72 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.17% 3.84% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 25
Average daily rate £388 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £125.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 29 (60.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (47.92%) MVC
4 20 (41.67%) Web Services
5 19 (39.58%) C#
5 19 (39.58%) .NET
6 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (37.50%) TDD
7 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 15 (31.25%) CSS
9 15 (31.25%) HTML
10 14 (29.17%) BDD
11 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
11 13 (27.08%) Scrum
12 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (25.00%) OO
12 12 (25.00%) Linux
12 12 (25.00%) RESTful
12 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
13 11 (22.92%) Node.js
14 10 (20.83%) High Availability
15 9 (18.75%) Ruby
15 9 (18.75%) Finance
16 8 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (16.67%) SQL
16 8 (16.67%) Puppet
17 7 (14.58%) PaaS

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (22.92%) Node.js
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) nginx
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.08%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (60.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.58%) IaaS
2 7 (14.58%) PaaS
3 6 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (12.50%) SaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) HTTP
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (12.50%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.25%) Big Data
5 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.33%) Moq
1 4 (8.33%) NUnit
1 4 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.08%) NuGet
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Marketing
3 6 (12.50%) Electronics
3 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (8.33%) AWS Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) Web Services
2 19 (39.58%) .NET
3 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (31.25%) CSS
5 15 (31.25%) HTML
6 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
7 12 (25.00%) RESTful
8 6 (12.50%) React
8 6 (12.50%) WCF
9 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (10.42%) Express
9 5 (10.42%) jQuery
9 5 (10.42%) MSMQ
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (8.33%) CSS3
10 4 (8.33%) Gherkin
10 4 (8.33%) HTML5
10 4 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 6 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.08%) iPhone
7 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) MVC
2 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) TDD
3 16 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 14 (29.17%) BDD
5 13 (27.08%) Scrum
6 12 (25.00%) OO
7 10 (20.83%) High Availability
8 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 6 (12.50%) TOGAF
10 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (10.42%) Web Design
11 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 4 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (39.58%) C#
3 9 (18.75%) Ruby
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (8.33%) Perl
5 4 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) CISSP
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
2 5 (10.42%) Ansible
3 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.17%) logstash
4 2 (4.17%) Nagios
4 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) ArcSight
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (6.25%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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