The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 109 159 172
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 83 52 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.53% 0.80% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.80% 25.37% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 25 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £19.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+64.55% -64.09%
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London

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

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
261 205 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.80% 3.16% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 152 95
Average daily rate £430 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £554 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

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 17 April 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 77 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (41.36%) DevOps
3 63 (38.89%) Java
4 56 (34.57%) Web Services
4 56 (34.57%) Linux
5 53 (32.72%) Python
6 46 (28.40%) Puppet
7 45 (27.78%) Ruby
8 37 (22.84%) Opscode Chef
9 36 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (21.60%) TDD
11 32 (19.75%) Configuration Management
12 31 (19.14%) Windows
13 30 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (18.52%) Jenkins
14 28 (17.28%) Git (software)
14 28 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (16.67%) Apache
16 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
16 24 (14.81%) VMware
16 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (14.20%) SQL
18 22 (13.58%) MySQL
19 21 (12.96%) Oracle
19 21 (12.96%) Perl
19 21 (12.96%) Big Data
20 20 (12.35%) BDD
20 20 (12.35%) Hadoop
20 20 (12.35%) Tomcat
20 20 (12.35%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 27 (16.67%) Apache
2 20 (12.35%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.64%) Node.js
3 14 (8.64%) OpenStack
4 13 (8.02%) IIS
5 12 (7.41%) Apache Spark
6 9 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (4.94%) nginx
7 8 (4.94%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.70%) WebSphere
9 5 (3.09%) Jetty
10 4 (2.47%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.85%) JBoss
12 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.62%) Lync
12 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.62%) HipChat
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 28 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (9.26%) Amazon S3
4 12 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (6.17%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (4.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (2.47%) GitHub
9 4 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.85%) SaaS
10 3 (1.85%) PaaS
11 2 (1.23%) IaaS
11 2 (1.23%) Route 53
11 2 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.62%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.62%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.79%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.17%) Internet
3 8 (4.94%) HTTP
4 6 (3.70%) DNS
5 5 (3.09%) Firewall
6 4 (2.47%) SSL
7 3 (1.85%) DHCP
7 3 (1.85%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.23%) MRTG
8 2 (1.23%) LAN
8 2 (1.23%) WAN
8 2 (1.23%) SAN
8 2 (1.23%) VLAN
9 1 (0.62%) DWDM
9 1 (0.62%) MPLS
9 1 (0.62%) OSPF
9 1 (0.62%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.62%) VRRP
9 1 (0.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.58%) MySQL
2 21 (12.96%) Big Data
3 20 (12.35%) Hadoop
4 19 (11.73%) NoSQL
5 16 (9.88%) SQL Server
6 15 (9.26%) MongoDB
7 12 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (5.56%) Redis
8 9 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.09%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (2.47%) HBase
12 3 (1.85%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.85%) DB2
12 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 28 (17.28%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.88%) JIRA
4 13 (8.02%) Subversion
4 13 (8.02%) Maven
5 9 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.94%) Jasmine
6 8 (4.94%) Grunt
7 7 (4.32%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.70%) Hudson
8 6 (3.70%) Mocha
8 6 (3.70%) Bower
8 6 (3.70%) QUnit
8 6 (3.70%) webpack
9 5 (3.09%) Gradle
10 4 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.47%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.85%) RSpec
11 3 (1.85%) Selenium
11 3 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.94%) Publishing
3 7 (4.32%) Retail
3 7 (4.32%) Marketing
4 6 (3.70%) Games
5 5 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.85%) Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (29.63%) Developer
2 41 (25.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (11.73%) Java Developer
4 12 (7.41%) Architect
5 11 (6.79%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.56%) Consultant
6 9 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (4.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Development Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 6 (3.70%) Administrator
9 5 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.09%) DBA
9 5 (3.09%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.47%) Technical Manager
10 4 (2.47%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (34.57%) Web Services
2 19 (11.73%) XML
2 19 (11.73%) .NET
3 18 (11.11%) Spring
3 18 (11.11%) HTML
4 16 (9.88%) JSON
4 16 (9.88%) RESTful
5 15 (9.26%) CSS
6 14 (8.64%) AngularJS
7 11 (6.79%) HTML5
8 10 (6.17%) Hibernate
9 9 (5.56%) jQuery
10 8 (4.94%) REST
10 8 (4.94%) Backbone.js
11 7 (4.32%) Ember.js
11 7 (4.32%) React
12 6 (3.70%) koa
12 6 (3.70%) Meteor
12 6 (3.70%) bluebird
12 6 (3.70%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.17%) Open Source
3 9 (5.56%) Social Media
3 9 (5.56%) User Experience
4 8 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (4.94%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.70%) Clustering
6 5 (3.09%) Online Games
6 5 (3.09%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.09%) Replication
7 3 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.23%) New Media
8 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 56 (34.57%) Linux
2 31 (19.14%) Windows
3 20 (12.35%) UNIX
4 8 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.32%) CentOS
5 7 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.32%) Android
6 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.47%) Debian
8 2 (1.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (41.36%) DevOps
3 35 (21.60%) TDD
4 32 (19.75%) Configuration Management
5 30 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (12.35%) BDD
7 18 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (10.49%) E-Commerce
9 16 (9.88%) Pair Programming
9 16 (9.88%) Scrum
10 14 (8.64%) SOA
11 13 (8.02%) ITIL
11 13 (8.02%) Load Balancing
12 12 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.41%) Analytics
13 11 (6.79%) OO
14 10 (6.17%) MapReduce
14 10 (6.17%) Kanban
15 9 (5.56%) MVC
16 8 (4.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.89%) Java
2 53 (32.72%) Python
3 45 (27.78%) Ruby
4 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 23 (14.20%) SQL
6 21 (12.96%) Perl
7 19 (11.73%) Bash Shell
8 17 (10.49%) PowerShell
9 15 (9.26%) PHP
10 13 (8.02%) C#
11 12 (7.41%) Scala
12 7 (4.32%) Groovy
13 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.23%) Golang
14 1 (0.62%) RubyMotion
14 1 (0.62%) R
14 1 (0.62%) VBScript
14 1 (0.62%) C++
14 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.94%) Degree
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.23%) CCNA
3 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.62%) ISEB
4 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.62%) MCSA
4 1 (0.62%) CCNP
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.56%) vSphere
3 8 (4.94%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.32%) Docker
4 7 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (3.09%) GlusterFS
5 5 (3.09%) GFS2
5 5 (3.09%) vCloud
5 5 (3.09%) OCFS2
6 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.47%) Varnish
7 3 (1.85%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.23%) XenServer
8 2 (1.23%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.62%) KVM
9 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.62%) XenApp
9 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (28.40%) Puppet
2 37 (22.84%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (8.64%) Ansible
4 10 (6.17%) Nagios
4 10 (6.17%) Vagrant
5 7 (4.32%) SCOM
6 5 (3.09%) SELinux
6 5 (3.09%) Salt
7 4 (2.47%) Mesos
8 3 (1.85%) Graphite
8 3 (1.85%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.85%) StatsD
8 3 (1.85%) SCCM
9 2 (1.23%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.23%) logstash
9 2 (1.23%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.23%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.23%) Kibana
9 2 (1.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 24 (14.81%) VMware
2 21 (12.96%) Oracle
3 13 (8.02%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.56%) IBM
5 9 (5.56%) Akamai
6 7 (4.32%) Splunk
6 7 (4.32%) Rackspace
7 5 (3.09%) New Relic
7 5 (3.09%) Remedy
7 5 (3.09%) Cisco
7 5 (3.09%) NetApp
7 5 (3.09%) Citrix
8 4 (2.47%) EMC
8 4 (2.47%) HP
8 4 (2.47%) Perforce
8 4 (2.47%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.23%) F5
9 2 (1.23%) DigitalOcean
9 2 (1.23%) Teradata
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