The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 City of London 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 187 181 221
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +40
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 23 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.26% 0.037%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.43% 15.24% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 3
Average daily rate £430 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £238 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £580 £285
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
185 105 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.87% 1.68% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 87 77
Average daily rate £409 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £244 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Amazon AWS
London

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 34 (72.34%) Web Services
2 21 (44.68%) Linux
3 19 (40.43%) Ruby
4 15 (31.91%) Java
5 14 (29.79%) MySQL
5 14 (29.79%) Puppet
5 14 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (25.53%) PHP
7 11 (23.40%) Python
7 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
8 10 (21.28%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
9 9 (19.15%) Apache
9 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
9 9 (19.15%) Finance
9 9 (19.15%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (17.02%) jQuery
10 8 (17.02%) CentOS
10 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
10 8 (17.02%) XML
11 7 (14.89%) SQL
11 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
11 7 (14.89%) Nagios
11 7 (14.89%) Scrum
12 6 (12.77%) Games
12 6 (12.77%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (12.77%) QA
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle
12 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (19.15%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) Drupal
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.13%) Mule
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon S3
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.38%) GitHub
4 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.26%) SaaS
5 2 (4.26%) PaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) SSL
2 3 (6.38%) tcpdump
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) SNMP
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) SMTP
4 1 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) MySQL
2 9 (19.15%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
5 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (8.51%) Redis
7 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.26%) CouchDB
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.13%) SSDT
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.38%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) Maven
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) JMeter
6 1 (2.13%) PhpStorm
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.13%) Trac
6 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.13%) Hudson
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Games
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL DBA
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) Web Services
2 8 (17.02%) jQuery
2 8 (17.02%) XML
3 6 (12.77%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (10.64%) Memcached
4 5 (10.64%) HTML
5 4 (8.51%) LAMP
5 4 (8.51%) CSS
5 4 (8.51%) Sinatra
5 4 (8.51%) CSS3
6 3 (6.38%) Android SDK
6 3 (6.38%) Resque
6 3 (6.38%) OAuth
6 3 (6.38%) Phusion Passenger
6 3 (6.38%) OpenID
6 3 (6.38%) HTML5
6 3 (6.38%) JSON
7 2 (4.26%) SOAP
7 2 (4.26%) REST
7 2 (4.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Online Games
2 3 (6.38%) W3C
3 2 (4.26%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.26%) Social Media
3 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
4 1 (2.13%) Blog
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) CentOS
3 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
3 4 (8.51%) Debian
4 3 (6.38%) Android
4 3 (6.38%) UNIX
5 2 (4.26%) Windows
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
2 7 (14.89%) Scrum
3 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.64%) ERD
4 5 (10.64%) BDD
4 5 (10.64%) TDD
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Workflow
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (6.38%) Build Automation
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.38%) SOA
6 3 (6.38%) Web Design
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) MVC
7 2 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Ruby
2 15 (31.91%) Java
3 12 (25.53%) PHP
4 11 (23.40%) Python
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.89%) SQL
6 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
8 4 (8.51%) Scala
9 2 (4.26%) Perl
10 1 (2.13%) Golang
10 1 (2.13%) C
10 1 (2.13%) C#
10 1 (2.13%) C++
10 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) vCloud
2 1 (2.13%) NFS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) Puppet
1 14 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (14.89%) Nagios
3 5 (10.64%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.26%) Ansible
5 1 (2.13%) collectd
5 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Google
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (8.51%) Akamai
2 4 (8.51%) New Relic
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Tableau
3 2 (4.26%) Rackspace
3 2 (4.26%) WSO2
4 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.13%) Percona
4 1 (2.13%) hybris
4 1 (2.13%) Foundry
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) NetApp
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
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