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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 158 170 182
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 43 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.63% 23.31% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 19
Average daily rate
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£451 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.71% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £278 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
190 133 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.38% 1.98% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 95 64
Average daily rate £450 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 47 (66.20%) Web Services
2 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (38.03%) Java
3 27 (38.03%) DevOps
4 26 (36.62%) Linux
5 21 (29.58%) Python
6 20 (28.17%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (25.35%) Ruby
7 18 (25.35%) Puppet
8 15 (21.13%) Apache
9 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
10 13 (18.31%) Finance
10 13 (18.31%) Hadoop
10 13 (18.31%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (16.90%) Windows
12 11 (15.49%) Oracle
12 11 (15.49%) Bash Shell
12 11 (15.49%) Big Data
13 10 (14.08%) Perl
13 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
13 10 (14.08%) Ansible
14 9 (12.68%) SQL
14 9 (12.68%) IIS
14 9 (12.68%) TDD
14 9 (12.68%) RESTful
14 9 (12.68%) BDD
14 9 (12.68%) MapReduce
14 9 (12.68%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (12.68%) Apache Spark
15 8 (11.27%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 15 (21.13%) Apache
2 9 (12.68%) IIS
2 9 (12.68%) Apache Spark
3 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.23%) nginx
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.82%) Node.js
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.41%) Gunicorn
7 1 (1.41%) Liferay
7 1 (1.41%) JBoss
7 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.41%) Jetty
7 1 (1.41%) Mule
7 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.17%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (12.68%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (11.27%) Amazon S3
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (8.45%) IaaS
6 4 (5.63%) PaaS
7 2 (2.82%) SaaS
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.82%) ElastiCache
7 2 (2.82%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.41%) SoftLayer
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.63%) DNS
3 3 (4.23%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.23%) Firewall
4 2 (2.82%) SAN
4 2 (2.82%) AMQP
4 2 (2.82%) MRTG
4 2 (2.82%) LDAP
4 2 (2.82%) HTTP
4 2 (2.82%) SNMP
5 1 (1.41%) SSL
5 1 (1.41%) DHCP
5 1 (1.41%) FTP
5 1 (1.41%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) Hadoop
2 11 (15.49%) Big Data
3 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.86%) MySQL
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.23%) DB2
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (4.23%) Redis
7 3 (4.23%) Apache Hive
7 3 (4.23%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.45%) Maven
3 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.04%) JMeter
4 4 (5.63%) JIRA
5 3 (4.23%) Grunt
6 2 (2.82%) Gradle
6 2 (2.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.41%) Ant
7 1 (1.41%) JUnit
7 1 (1.41%) JBehave
7 1 (1.41%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Games
3 7 (9.86%) Marketing
4 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.23%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.82%) Advertising
7 1 (1.41%) Publishing
7 1 (1.41%) Billing
7 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Consultant
4 9 (12.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) DBA
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Operations Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (66.20%) Web Services
2 9 (12.68%) RESTful
3 7 (9.86%) HTML
4 6 (8.45%) J2EE
4 6 (8.45%) Spring
5 5 (7.04%) REST
5 5 (7.04%) CSS
5 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.63%) JSON
6 4 (5.63%) Apache Avro
7 3 (4.23%) HTML5
7 3 (4.23%) Spring Integration
7 3 (4.23%) .NET
7 3 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (4.23%) XML
8 2 (2.82%) XSD
8 2 (2.82%) JMS
8 2 (2.82%) JSP
8 2 (2.82%) Servlets
8 2 (2.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Online Games
2 4 (5.63%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Social Media
3 3 (4.23%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.82%) Social Network
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Linux
2 12 (16.90%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) UNIX
4 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) Debian
6 2 (2.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Android
7 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.41%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) DevOps
3 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
4 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.68%) TDD
5 9 (12.68%) BDD
5 9 (12.68%) MapReduce
6 8 (11.27%) Scrum
7 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.04%) SOA
7 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.63%) Pair Programming
8 4 (5.63%) ITIL
9 3 (4.23%) OO
9 3 (4.23%) CRM
9 3 (4.23%) Analytics
9 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.23%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) Java
2 21 (29.58%) Python
3 18 (25.35%) Ruby
4 11 (15.49%) Bash Shell
5 10 (14.08%) Perl
6 9 (12.68%) SQL
7 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.04%) PHP
9 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.23%) C#
11 2 (2.82%) Scala
12 1 (1.41%) Groovy
12 1 (1.41%) C
12 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.82%) HDFS
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.41%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) Puppet
2 13 (18.31%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (14.08%) Ansible
4 5 (7.04%) Nagios
5 3 (4.23%) SELinux
5 3 (4.23%) Opsview
5 3 (4.23%) Mesos
6 2 (2.82%) logstash
7 1 (1.41%) Salt
7 1 (1.41%) SCCM
7 1 (1.41%) SCOM
7 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.41%) Graphite
7 1 (1.41%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.45%) VMware
4 5 (7.04%) SaltStack
5 4 (5.63%) Rackspace
5 4 (5.63%) IBM
6 3 (4.23%) Intel
6 3 (4.23%) Remedy
6 3 (4.23%) Altiris
7 2 (2.82%) Google
7 2 (2.82%) Teradata
7 2 (2.82%) New Relic
7 2 (2.82%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.82%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) Adobe
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.41%) Akamai
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