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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 72 114 166
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +52
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 85 75 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.70% 1.46% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.67% 28.52% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 24
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £383 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
Amazon AWS
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
209 263 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.64% 5.12% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 198 102
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.64 £17.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 81 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (41.57%) Java
3 69 (38.76%) Linux
4 54 (30.34%) DevOps
5 53 (29.78%) TDD
6 47 (26.40%) Web Services
7 46 (25.84%) SQL
8 45 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (23.60%) Puppet
9 42 (23.60%) Jenkins
9 42 (23.60%) Finance
10 40 (22.47%) Python
11 39 (21.91%) Opscode Chef
12 35 (19.66%) BDD
13 31 (17.42%) NoSQL
13 31 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 30 (16.85%) Bash Shell
14 30 (16.85%) Scrum
15 29 (16.29%) Continuous Delivery
16 27 (15.17%) Git (software)
16 27 (15.17%) Spring
17 26 (14.61%) VMware
18 25 (14.04%) Windows
18 25 (14.04%) MySQL
18 25 (14.04%) JavaScript
19 24 (13.48%) Ruby
20 23 (12.92%) Pair Programming
20 23 (12.92%) Ansible
20 23 (12.92%) Docker
21 22 (12.36%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (8.99%) OpenStack
2 13 (7.30%) Node.js
2 13 (7.30%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.18%) Apache Spark
4 10 (5.62%) Apache
5 8 (4.49%) SAS
6 7 (3.93%) Jetty
7 6 (3.37%) Confluence
7 6 (3.37%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.81%) JBoss
8 5 (2.81%) nginx
8 5 (2.81%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.69%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.69%) NServiceBus
10 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.12%) CMS
11 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Unica
2 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (11.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (9.55%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (5.06%) Amazon S3
4 9 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (5.06%) PaaS
5 8 (4.49%) IaaS
6 7 (3.93%) SaaS
7 5 (2.81%) GitHub
7 5 (2.81%) Heroku
8 4 (2.25%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.69%) Office 365
9 3 (1.69%) Route 53
9 3 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.12%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.49%) HTTP
2 6 (3.37%) DNS
2 6 (3.37%) Firewall
3 5 (2.81%) VPN
4 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.69%) LDAP
6 2 (1.12%) Internet
6 2 (1.12%) LAN
6 2 (1.12%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.12%) SAN
6 2 (1.12%) VLAN
6 2 (1.12%) WAN
7 1 (0.56%) BGP
7 1 (0.56%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.56%) DHCP
7 1 (0.56%) Multicast
7 1 (0.56%) NAS
7 1 (0.56%) VoIP
7 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.42%) NoSQL
2 25 (14.04%) MySQL
3 21 (11.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (9.55%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.87%) Hadoop
6 11 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.06%) SQL Server
9 8 (4.49%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (3.93%) Big Data
11 6 (3.37%) HBase
12 5 (2.81%) Apache Hive
13 4 (2.25%) Redis
13 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (1.12%) Neo4j
15 2 (1.12%) SAS EBI
15 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 1 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 42 (23.60%) Jenkins
2 27 (15.17%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.55%) JIRA
4 12 (6.74%) TeamCity
5 9 (5.06%) Hudson
5 9 (5.06%) Maven
6 8 (4.49%) JUnit
6 8 (4.49%) Mockito
7 7 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.93%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.93%) Vagrant
8 6 (3.37%) Gradle
8 6 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.81%) Ant
10 4 (2.25%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.25%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.25%) RSpec
10 4 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.12%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.12%) Mocha
General
1 42 (23.60%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Banking
3 10 (5.62%) Publishing
4 6 (3.37%) Law
5 5 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.25%) Billing
6 4 (2.25%) Games
6 4 (2.25%) Retail
7 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.69%) Marketing
8 2 (1.12%) Legal
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (37.08%) Developer
2 46 (25.84%) Java Developer
3 37 (20.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (11.80%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (8.99%) Senior Developer
5 16 (8.99%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (8.43%) Architect
7 7 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (3.93%) PowerShell Engineer
7 7 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.37%) Administrator
8 6 (3.37%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.37%) SAS Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) SQL Developer
9 5 (2.81%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 5 (2.81%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (2.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (2.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (26.40%) Web Services
2 27 (15.17%) Spring
3 21 (11.80%) HTML
4 20 (11.24%) CSS
5 19 (10.67%) Hibernate
5 19 (10.67%) RESTful
6 15 (8.43%) J2EE
7 14 (7.87%) jQuery
8 13 (7.30%) .NET
8 13 (7.30%) REST
9 10 (5.62%) Ajax
10 9 (5.06%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.49%) JSON
12 7 (3.93%) LAMP
13 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET
13 6 (3.37%) Kafka
13 6 (3.37%) lodash
14 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (2.81%) HTML5
14 5 (2.81%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.93%) Data Centre
1 7 (3.93%) Private Cloud
2 6 (3.37%) Fintech
2 6 (3.37%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.81%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.81%) User Experience
4 3 (1.69%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.12%) Derivative
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.56%) Bitcoin
6 1 (0.56%) Blog
6 1 (0.56%) CMDB
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 69 (38.76%) Linux
2 25 (14.04%) Windows
3 12 (6.74%) Unix
4 10 (5.62%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.06%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.25%) CentOS
8 4 (2.25%) Debian
8 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.56%) Android
10 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.56%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.34%) DevOps
3 53 (29.78%) TDD
4 45 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (19.66%) BDD
6 30 (16.85%) Scrum
7 29 (16.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (12.92%) Pair Programming
9 20 (11.24%) Migration
10 19 (10.67%) Configuration Management
11 16 (8.99%) Automated Testing
12 15 (8.43%) ETL
12 15 (8.43%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.43%) MVC
13 12 (6.74%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.74%) Kanban
14 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (5.62%) Software Engineering
15 9 (5.06%) Open Source
15 9 (5.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (41.57%) Java
2 46 (25.84%) SQL
3 40 (22.47%) Python
4 30 (16.85%) Bash Shell
5 25 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 24 (13.48%) Ruby
7 22 (12.36%) PowerShell
8 14 (7.87%) C#
9 10 (5.62%) Perl
9 10 (5.62%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.49%) PHP
10 8 (4.49%) Scala
11 4 (2.25%) JPQL
12 3 (1.69%) Go
13 2 (1.12%) Groovy
13 2 (1.12%) VB
14 1 (0.56%) C
14 1 (0.56%) C++
14 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.37%) AWS Certification
2 5 (2.81%) MCSE
2 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.25%) RHCE
3 4 (2.25%) RHCSA
4 3 (1.69%) Degree
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) QA
1 3 (1.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (12.92%) Docker
2 13 (7.30%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.81%) XenApp
5 4 (2.25%) KVM
5 4 (2.25%) vCloud
5 4 (2.25%) vSphere
6 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.12%) Varnish
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.56%) HDFS
8 1 (0.56%) iptables
8 1 (0.56%) LXC
8 1 (0.56%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (23.60%) Puppet
2 39 (21.91%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (12.92%) Ansible
4 9 (5.06%) Mesos
5 8 (4.49%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.37%) Nagios
7 5 (2.81%) SCOM
8 4 (2.25%) SCCM
9 2 (1.12%) Packer
10 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.56%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.56%) Control-M
10 1 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.56%) Terraform
10 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (14.61%) VMware
2 14 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.62%) Rackspace
4 9 (5.06%) Oracle
5 8 (4.49%) Citrix
5 8 (4.49%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.49%) Splunk
6 6 (3.37%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.81%) Google
8 4 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.69%) Cisco
9 3 (1.69%) IBM
9 3 (1.69%) NetApp
10 2 (1.12%) Akamai
10 2 (1.12%) F5
10 2 (1.12%) HP
10 2 (1.12%) hybris
10 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.12%) Sybase
10 2 (1.12%) Wyse
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