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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 100 140 175
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +35
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 101 59 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 0.99% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.76% 27.06% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 34 25
Average daily rate
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£475 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £307 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -7.57%
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
318 218 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.74% 3.65% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 171 102
Average daily rate £450 £418 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 - £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 - £49.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+96.07% -53.21%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 78 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (41.04%) Java
3 69 (39.88%) DevOps
4 65 (37.57%) Linux
5 59 (34.10%) Web Services
6 58 (33.53%) Python
7 50 (28.90%) Puppet
8 49 (28.32%) Ruby
9 46 (26.59%) Opscode Chef
10 45 (26.01%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (21.97%) Jenkins
11 38 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 38 (21.97%) JavaScript
11 38 (21.97%) TDD
12 37 (21.39%) Configuration Management
12 37 (21.39%) Git (software)
13 31 (17.92%) Windows
14 28 (16.18%) MySQL
14 28 (16.18%) VMware
15 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (13.87%) Spring
17 23 (13.29%) HTML
17 23 (13.29%) SQL
17 23 (13.29%) Ansible
18 22 (12.72%) Amazon EC2
18 22 (12.72%) Scala
18 22 (12.72%) .NET
18 22 (12.72%) Apache
19 21 (12.14%) Tomcat
19 21 (12.14%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (12.72%) Apache
2 21 (12.14%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.67%) IIS
4 14 (8.09%) Node.js
5 13 (7.51%) OpenStack
6 10 (5.78%) nginx
7 8 (4.62%) WebLogic
8 7 (4.05%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.89%) Apache Spark
10 4 (2.31%) Jetty
10 4 (2.31%) JBoss
11 2 (1.16%) SAS
11 2 (1.16%) Drupal
12 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.58%) Confluence
12 1 (0.58%) Lync
12 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.16%) HipChat
3 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (12.72%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (6.36%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (5.78%) Amazon S3
4 10 (5.78%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (5.20%) PaaS
6 7 (4.05%) Google Apps
6 7 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (2.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (2.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (2.31%) GitHub
8 4 (2.31%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (1.73%) SaaS
10 2 (1.16%) Route 53
10 2 (1.16%) IaaS
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.58%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.25%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.09%) HTTP
3 10 (5.78%) Internet
3 10 (5.78%) SSL
4 8 (4.62%) Firewall
5 6 (3.47%) DNS
6 3 (1.73%) VLAN
6 3 (1.73%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.16%) DHCP
7 2 (1.16%) LAN
7 2 (1.16%) WAN
7 2 (1.16%) SAN
7 2 (1.16%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.58%) HSRP
8 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.58%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.58%) DWDM
8 1 (0.58%) MPLS
8 1 (0.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.18%) MySQL
2 18 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (9.83%) MongoDB
4 14 (8.09%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.09%) Big Data
4 14 (8.09%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.36%) Hadoop
6 10 (5.78%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.47%) DB2
7 6 (3.47%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.47%) Redis
8 5 (2.89%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.31%) HBase
10 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (21.97%) Jenkins
2 37 (21.39%) Git (software)
3 21 (12.14%) Subversion
4 20 (11.56%) JIRA
5 13 (7.51%) Maven
5 13 (7.51%) Jasmine
6 10 (5.78%) Mercurial
7 8 (4.62%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.62%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.62%) Grunt
8 7 (4.05%) Hudson
9 6 (3.47%) Mocha
9 6 (3.47%) Bower
9 6 (3.47%) QUnit
9 6 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.47%) webpack
10 5 (2.89%) Selenium
10 5 (2.89%) Gradle
11 3 (1.73%) RSpec
11 3 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (8.09%) Finance
2 7 (4.05%) Publishing
3 6 (3.47%) Retail
4 5 (2.89%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.89%) Marketing
5 2 (1.16%) Games
5 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (27.17%) Developer
2 40 (23.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (12.14%) Architect
4 13 (7.51%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (5.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (5.20%) Consultant
8 8 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Development Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Technical Manager
12 4 (2.31%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.31%) Applications Engineer
13 3 (1.73%) Mobility Architect
13 3 (1.73%) Cloud Engineer
13 3 (1.73%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (34.10%) Web Services
2 24 (13.87%) Spring
3 23 (13.29%) HTML
4 22 (12.72%) .NET
5 19 (10.98%) CSS
5 19 (10.98%) XML
6 15 (8.67%) Hibernate
6 15 (8.67%) RESTful
6 15 (8.67%) AngularJS
7 14 (8.09%) JSON
7 14 (8.09%) jQuery
8 12 (6.94%) Ajax
8 12 (6.94%) Play Framework
9 11 (6.36%) J2EE
10 10 (5.78%) HTML5
11 9 (5.20%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (4.62%) LAMP
12 8 (4.62%) Spring MVC
12 8 (4.62%) Backbone.js
13 7 (4.05%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.25%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.94%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.20%) User Experience
5 8 (4.62%) Social Media
6 7 (4.05%) Clustering
7 6 (3.47%) New Media
8 5 (2.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.89%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.89%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.89%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.73%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.73%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.73%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.16%) Tandem
10 2 (1.16%) PKI
10 2 (1.16%) Replication
11 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 65 (37.57%) Linux
2 31 (17.92%) Windows
3 21 (12.14%) UNIX
4 12 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.78%) Android
5 10 (5.78%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.05%) CentOS
7 6 (3.47%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.16%) Debian
9 2 (1.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (39.88%) DevOps
3 45 (26.01%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (21.97%) TDD
5 37 (21.39%) Configuration Management
6 19 (10.98%) Scrum
6 19 (10.98%) BDD
7 17 (9.83%) Open Source
7 17 (9.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (9.25%) MVC
9 14 (8.09%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.09%) Analytics
9 14 (8.09%) SDLC
10 13 (7.51%) SOA
11 12 (6.94%) ITIL
11 12 (6.94%) Load Balancing
11 12 (6.94%) Pair Programming
11 12 (6.94%) Mobile Application Development
11 12 (6.94%) Release Management
12 11 (6.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (41.04%) Java
2 58 (33.53%) Python
3 49 (28.32%) Ruby
4 38 (21.97%) JavaScript
5 23 (13.29%) SQL
6 22 (12.72%) Scala
7 21 (12.14%) C#
7 21 (12.14%) Bash Shell
8 20 (11.56%) Perl
9 15 (8.67%) PHP
10 13 (7.51%) PowerShell
11 9 (5.20%) Groovy
12 6 (3.47%) Go
13 3 (1.73%) C++
14 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.58%) VBScript
14 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.58%) C-shell
14 1 (0.58%) Korn
14 1 (0.58%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (2.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (1.16%) CCNA
2 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.58%) ISEB
3 1 (0.58%) MCP
3 1 (0.58%) MCSA
3 1 (0.58%) CCNP
3 1 (0.58%) CCEA
3 1 (0.58%) CCEE
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.20%) Docker
3 7 (4.05%) Varnish
4 6 (3.47%) vSphere
5 5 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.89%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.89%) GlusterFS
5 5 (2.89%) GFS2
5 5 (2.89%) OCFS2
6 3 (1.73%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.16%) vCloud
7 2 (1.16%) XenApp
7 2 (1.16%) XenServer
8 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 50 (28.90%) Puppet
2 46 (26.59%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (13.29%) Ansible
4 12 (6.94%) Vagrant
5 11 (6.36%) Salt
6 7 (4.05%) Nagios
6 7 (4.05%) SCOM
7 5 (2.89%) SELinux
8 4 (2.31%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.31%) StatsD
8 4 (2.31%) Graphite
9 3 (1.73%) Mesos
10 2 (1.16%) logstash
10 2 (1.16%) CA LISA
10 2 (1.16%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.16%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.58%) WSUS
11 1 (0.58%) SCCM
11 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (16.18%) VMware
2 20 (11.56%) Oracle
3 14 (8.09%) Red Hat
4 12 (6.94%) IBM
5 10 (5.78%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.20%) Google
7 8 (4.62%) Akamai
7 8 (4.62%) Splunk
8 7 (4.05%) Rackspace
9 6 (3.47%) Remedy
9 6 (3.47%) HP
10 5 (2.89%) NetApp
10 5 (2.89%) Citrix
10 5 (2.89%) Cisco
11 4 (2.31%) EMC
12 3 (1.73%) Perforce
13 2 (1.16%) F5
13 2 (1.16%) Pega
13 2 (1.16%) Coverity
13 2 (1.16%) SAP
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