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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 170 192 211
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +19
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 28 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.51% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.56% 25.69% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 16
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£413 £413 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £540 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
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
180 144 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.10% 1.99% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 106 60
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £292 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -36.66%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 39 (67.24%) Web Services
2 26 (44.83%) DevOps
3 22 (37.93%) Linux
3 22 (37.93%) Java
4 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (29.31%) Ruby
5 16 (27.59%) Puppet
6 15 (25.86%) Python
7 13 (22.41%) UNIX
7 13 (22.41%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (20.69%) Windows
9 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
9 11 (18.97%) Finance
9 11 (18.97%) Scrum
10 10 (17.24%) MySQL
11 9 (15.52%) Oracle
11 9 (15.52%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (13.79%) BDD
12 8 (13.79%) RESTful
12 8 (13.79%) Nagios
12 8 (13.79%) VMware
13 7 (12.07%) LAMP
13 7 (12.07%) Games
13 7 (12.07%) Spring
13 7 (12.07%) TDD
13 7 (12.07%) PHP
13 7 (12.07%) HTML
13 7 (12.07%) J2EE
13 7 (12.07%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (12.07%) Apache
2 6 (10.34%) IIS
3 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.90%) nginx
4 4 (6.90%) Mule
4 4 (6.90%) Node.js
5 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (3.45%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.72%) Gunicorn
7 1 (1.72%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.72%) Drupal
7 1 (1.72%) WordPress
7 1 (1.72%) Liferay
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (12.07%) Amazon S3
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (5.17%) PaaS
4 3 (5.17%) IaaS
5 2 (3.45%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.45%) ElastiCache
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.72%) GitHub
6 1 (1.72%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.17%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) AMQP
3 2 (3.45%) LDAP
3 2 (3.45%) SNMP
3 2 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MySQL
2 9 (15.52%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (5.17%) Big Data
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.45%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.45%) DB2
6 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.72%) Redis
7 1 (1.72%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) JIRA
2 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.62%) JMeter
4 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.45%) Grunt
5 2 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (1.72%) Ant
6 1 (1.72%) JUnit
6 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.72%) Gradle
6 1 (1.72%) Selenium
6 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.72%) JBehave
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Games
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Advertising
5 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) MySQL DBA
4 4 (6.90%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) DBA
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (67.24%) Web Services
2 8 (13.79%) RESTful
3 7 (12.07%) LAMP
3 7 (12.07%) Spring
3 7 (12.07%) HTML
3 7 (12.07%) J2EE
4 5 (8.62%) CSS
4 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.90%) Memcached
5 4 (6.90%) JSON
5 4 (6.90%) Apache Camel
5 4 (6.90%) REST
6 3 (5.17%) Middleware
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (5.17%) HTML5
7 2 (3.45%) jQuery
7 2 (3.45%) CSS3
7 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Online Games
2 5 (8.62%) Replication
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) Social Network
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) W3C
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) UNIX
3 12 (20.69%) Windows
4 5 (8.62%) Debian
5 4 (6.90%) SELinux
5 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.72%) SmartOS
7 1 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (1.72%) CentOS
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) DevOps
2 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
3 11 (18.97%) Scrum
4 8 (13.79%) BDD
5 7 (12.07%) TDD
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.34%) SOA
7 5 (8.62%) High Availability
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.90%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.17%) Workflow
9 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.45%) Market Research
10 2 (3.45%) Kanban
10 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) Java
2 17 (29.31%) Ruby
3 15 (25.86%) Python
4 7 (12.07%) PHP
4 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.62%) Perl
6 5 (8.62%) SQL
7 3 (5.17%) C#
7 3 (5.17%) Scala
8 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.45%) C
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.90%) vCloud
3 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.45%) HDFS
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) Puppet
2 13 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (13.79%) Nagios
4 4 (6.90%) Ansible
5 3 (5.17%) Opsview
6 2 (3.45%) collectd
7 1 (1.72%) Salt
7 1 (1.72%) StatsD
7 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Remedy
3 5 (8.62%) New Relic
4 4 (6.90%) Google
5 3 (5.17%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) Intel
5 3 (5.17%) Altiris
5 3 (5.17%) Percona
6 2 (3.45%) Akamai
6 2 (3.45%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.72%) Adobe
7 1 (1.72%) Sony
7 1 (1.72%) Tableau
7 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
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