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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 104 140 176
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +36
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 97 63 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.80% 1.08% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.39% 27.04% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 44 42
Average daily rate
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£475 £419 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -
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
309 233 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.75% 4.01% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 161 149
Average daily rate £450 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% -5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.82% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 97 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (47.26%) Java
3 88 (43.78%) DevOps
4 69 (34.33%) Linux
5 68 (33.83%) Web Services
6 63 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (30.35%) Puppet
8 60 (29.85%) TDD
9 59 (29.35%) Opscode Chef
10 58 (28.86%) Python
11 54 (26.87%) Ruby
12 52 (25.87%) JavaScript
13 51 (25.37%) Jenkins
14 47 (23.38%) Git (software)
15 44 (21.89%) Microsoft Azure
16 39 (19.40%) Ansible
17 37 (18.41%) Spring
18 36 (17.91%) Configuration Management
18 36 (17.91%) BDD
19 35 (17.41%) HTML
19 35 (17.41%) Scrum
20 33 (16.42%) SQL
21 32 (15.92%) VMware
22 30 (14.93%) Scala
23 29 (14.43%) CSS
24 28 (13.93%) MySQL
24 28 (13.93%) Windows
25 27 (13.43%) MVC
25 27 (13.43%) Docker
26 26 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (11.94%) Tomcat
2 20 (9.95%) Apache
3 17 (8.46%) IIS
4 15 (7.46%) OpenStack
5 11 (5.47%) Node.js
6 10 (4.98%) nginx
7 8 (3.98%) WebLogic
8 7 (3.48%) Jetty
8 7 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.48%) Apache Spark
9 5 (2.49%) JBoss
9 5 (2.49%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.99%) SAS
10 4 (1.99%) WordPress
11 3 (1.49%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.49%) Drupal
11 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
12 2 (1.00%) CMS
12 2 (1.00%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Office
2 2 (1.00%) HipChat
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 44 (21.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.45%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.97%) PaaS
4 10 (4.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.98%) Google Apps
6 6 (2.99%) GitHub
6 6 (2.99%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.99%) Office 365
7 4 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.49%) SaaS
9 2 (1.00%) Heroku
9 2 (1.00%) Route 53
10 1 (0.50%) IaaS
10 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.96%) HTTP
1 18 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 16 (7.96%) Firewall
3 10 (4.98%) DNS
4 9 (4.48%) SSL
5 5 (2.49%) SAN
6 4 (1.99%) Internet
6 4 (1.99%) DHCP
6 4 (1.99%) VPN
7 3 (1.49%) WAN
7 3 (1.49%) BGP
7 3 (1.49%) VLAN
8 2 (1.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.00%) NAS
8 2 (1.00%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.00%) LAN
9 1 (0.50%) LDAP
9 1 (0.50%) SMTP
9 1 (0.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.93%) MySQL
2 23 (11.44%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 18 (8.96%) MongoDB
5 17 (8.46%) Hadoop
6 15 (7.46%) NoSQL
6 15 (7.46%) Big Data
7 9 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (4.48%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.98%) HBase
9 7 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.48%) DB2
9 7 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.99%) Redis
10 4 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.00%) MarkLogic
12 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (25.37%) Jenkins
2 47 (23.38%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.95%) JIRA
3 22 (10.95%) Subversion
4 14 (6.97%) Maven
5 12 (5.97%) Jasmine
6 10 (4.98%) Mercurial
7 9 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (4.48%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.48%) TeamCity
8 7 (3.48%) Gradle
9 5 (2.49%) Hudson
9 5 (2.49%) Selenium
10 4 (1.99%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.99%) JMeter
10 4 (1.99%) RSpec
10 4 (1.99%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.49%) Mockito
11 3 (1.49%) JUnit
11 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (8.96%) Finance
2 7 (3.48%) Publishing
3 4 (1.99%) Banking
3 4 (1.99%) Retail
4 3 (1.49%) Games
4 3 (1.49%) Automotive
4 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (32.34%) Developer
2 47 (23.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (14.43%) Architect
4 23 (11.44%) Java Developer
5 19 (9.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (4.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (2.99%) Technical Architect
7 6 (2.99%) Senior Developer
7 6 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (2.49%) Consultant
8 5 (2.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (1.99%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (1.99%) Web Developer
9 4 (1.99%) Software Engineer
9 4 (1.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (1.99%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (1.99%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (1.99%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (33.83%) Web Services
2 37 (18.41%) Spring
3 35 (17.41%) HTML
4 29 (14.43%) CSS
5 24 (11.94%) Hibernate
6 22 (10.95%) J2EE
7 20 (9.95%) jQuery
8 19 (9.45%) Spring MVC
9 18 (8.96%) Ajax
10 17 (8.46%) Play Framework
11 16 (7.96%) .NET
12 14 (6.97%) LAMP
13 13 (6.47%) AngularJS
13 13 (6.47%) REST
14 12 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
15 11 (5.47%) XML
16 10 (4.98%) RESTful
17 9 (4.48%) HTML5
18 8 (3.98%) JSON
19 7 (3.48%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.46%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.99%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.99%) New Media
5 5 (2.49%) User Experience
5 5 (2.49%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.49%) Clustering
6 4 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.99%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.99%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.49%) PKI
7 3 (1.49%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.00%) Tandem
8 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.00%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (34.33%) Linux
2 28 (13.93%) Windows
3 21 (10.45%) UNIX
4 11 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.98%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.48%) Android
6 7 (3.48%) CentOS
6 7 (3.48%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.99%) Debian
8 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (43.78%) DevOps
3 63 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (29.85%) TDD
5 36 (17.91%) Configuration Management
5 36 (17.91%) BDD
6 35 (17.41%) Scrum
7 27 (13.43%) MVC
8 26 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (11.44%) Open Source
10 19 (9.45%) Release Management
11 14 (6.97%) Pair Programming
11 14 (6.97%) E-Commerce
12 13 (6.47%) SOA
12 13 (6.47%) Web Development
13 12 (5.97%) Automated Testing
13 12 (5.97%) Load Balancing
13 12 (5.97%) Kanban
13 12 (5.97%) Migration
14 10 (4.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 95 (47.26%) Java
2 58 (28.86%) Python
3 54 (26.87%) Ruby
4 52 (25.87%) JavaScript
5 33 (16.42%) SQL
6 30 (14.93%) Scala
7 19 (9.45%) C#
8 18 (8.96%) PowerShell
9 17 (8.46%) PHP
10 16 (7.96%) Bash Shell
11 15 (7.46%) Perl
12 9 (4.48%) Go
13 8 (3.98%) Groovy
14 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.00%) VBScript
14 2 (1.00%) C++
14 2 (1.00%) R
15 1 (0.50%) RubyMotion
15 1 (0.50%) Spark SQL
15 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.99%) Degree
2 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.49%) RHCE
3 3 (1.49%) RHCSA
3 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) MCP
3 3 (1.49%) MCSE
3 3 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.00%) CCEA
4 2 (1.00%) CCNA
4 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.00%) CCEE
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.50%) CISSP
5 1 (0.50%) MCSA
5 1 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.48%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (13.43%) Docker
2 16 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.48%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.98%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.99%) Varnish
6 5 (2.49%) vCloud
7 3 (1.49%) OCFS2
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.49%) XenApp
7 3 (1.49%) GlusterFS
7 3 (1.49%) GFS2
8 2 (1.00%) XenServer
8 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.00%) vSphere
9 1 (0.50%) HDFS
9 1 (0.50%) KVM
9 1 (0.50%) Xen
9 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 61 (30.35%) Puppet
2 59 (29.35%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (19.40%) Ansible
4 18 (8.96%) Vagrant
5 10 (4.98%) Mesos
5 10 (4.98%) Salt
6 9 (4.48%) SCOM
6 9 (4.48%) Nagios
7 7 (3.48%) Graphite
8 5 (2.49%) StatsD
8 5 (2.49%) logstash
9 4 (1.99%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.99%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.99%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.99%) Kibana
10 3 (1.49%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.49%) SELinux
11 2 (1.00%) Pingdom
11 2 (1.00%) CA LISA
11 2 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (15.92%) VMware
2 17 (8.46%) Oracle
3 16 (7.96%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.47%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.97%) Google
6 9 (4.48%) Splunk
7 8 (3.98%) Rackspace
7 8 (3.98%) IBM
8 6 (2.99%) HP
8 6 (2.99%) Akamai
9 5 (2.49%) Perforce
10 4 (1.99%) Remedy
10 4 (1.99%) Citrix
11 3 (1.49%) Informatica
11 3 (1.49%) NetApp
11 3 (1.49%) New Relic
12 2 (1.00%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.00%) AppDynamics
12 2 (1.00%) Zuora
12 2 (1.00%) WorldPay
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