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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 145 188 172
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -16
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 52 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.96% 18.02% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £318 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon AWS
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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
186 111 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.66% 1.88% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 77 74
Average daily rate £450 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £268 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £573 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 49 (55.06%) Web Services
2 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (38.20%) Linux
3 34 (38.20%) DevOps
4 32 (35.96%) Java
5 31 (34.83%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (32.58%) Python
7 24 (26.97%) Puppet
8 22 (24.72%) Ruby
9 20 (22.47%) Apache
9 20 (22.47%) Windows
10 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
11 17 (19.10%) Finance
12 16 (17.98%) Bash Shell
12 16 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (15.73%) Amazon S3
14 14 (15.73%) VMware
15 13 (14.61%) Oracle
15 13 (14.61%) Hadoop
15 13 (14.61%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (13.48%) Perl
16 12 (13.48%) UNIX
16 12 (13.48%) Big Data
17 11 (12.36%) MapReduce
17 11 (12.36%) Amazon EMR
17 11 (12.36%) Apache Spark
17 11 (12.36%) SQL
17 11 (12.36%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (22.47%) Apache
2 11 (12.36%) Apache Spark
2 11 (12.36%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.24%) IIS
4 6 (6.74%) nginx
4 6 (6.74%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.49%) Node.js
7 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.25%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (1.12%) Gunicorn
9 1 (1.12%) JBoss
9 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.12%) Liferay
9 1 (1.12%) Mule
9 1 (1.12%) WordPress
9 1 (1.12%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Office
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (34.83%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (15.73%) Amazon S3
3 13 (14.61%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (12.36%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (11.24%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (4.49%) IaaS
8 3 (3.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (3.37%) ElastiCache
9 2 (2.25%) SaaS
9 2 (2.25%) PaaS
9 2 (2.25%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.12%) Route 53
10 1 (1.12%) GitHub
10 1 (1.12%) SoftLayer
10 1 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.74%) Internet
3 5 (5.62%) DNS
3 5 (5.62%) Firewall
4 3 (3.37%) HTTP
4 3 (3.37%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.25%) AMQP
5 2 (2.25%) SAN
5 2 (2.25%) LDAP
5 2 (2.25%) DHCP
5 2 (2.25%) MRTG
6 1 (1.12%) Junos
6 1 (1.12%) HSRP
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.12%) SSL
6 1 (1.12%) FTP
6 1 (1.12%) DWDM
6 1 (1.12%) OSPF
6 1 (1.12%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) Hadoop
2 12 (13.48%) Big Data
3 9 (10.11%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (8.99%) MySQL
5 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (5.62%) Redis
8 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.37%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.37%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.37%) DB2
9 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.74%) Maven
4 5 (5.62%) JMeter
4 5 (5.62%) JIRA
4 5 (5.62%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.37%) Hudson
5 3 (3.37%) Grunt
5 3 (3.37%) Selenium
6 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.25%) Gradle
7 1 (1.12%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.12%) Calabash
7 1 (1.12%) Appium
7 1 (1.12%) Ant
7 1 (1.12%) JUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Marketing
3 8 (8.99%) Games
4 5 (5.62%) Publishing
5 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.25%) Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 2 (2.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Developer
2 16 (17.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) Consultant
4 12 (13.48%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Administrator
7 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Development Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) DBA
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Operations Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Integration Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (55.06%) Web Services
2 9 (10.11%) RESTful
3 8 (8.99%) HTML
4 7 (7.87%) Spring
5 6 (6.74%) J2EE
5 6 (6.74%) REST
6 5 (5.62%) XML
6 5 (5.62%) CSS
6 5 (5.62%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (5.62%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.49%) JSON
7 4 (4.49%) .NET
7 4 (4.49%) Apache Avro
8 3 (3.37%) Spring Integration
8 3 (3.37%) HTML5
9 2 (2.25%) Grails
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.25%) LAMP
9 2 (2.25%) JMS
9 2 (2.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Online Games
2 8 (8.99%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.62%) Replication
3 5 (5.62%) Clustering
4 4 (4.49%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.49%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.37%) Social Media
5 3 (3.37%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.25%) Social Network
6 2 (2.25%) Open Source
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) Linux
2 20 (22.47%) Windows
3 12 (13.48%) UNIX
4 7 (7.87%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.87%) Android
5 5 (5.62%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.25%) CentOS
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.25%) Debian
6 2 (2.25%) Solaris
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) DevOps
3 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
4 11 (12.36%) MapReduce
4 11 (12.36%) TDD
5 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (11.24%) BDD
5 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.11%) Scrum
7 8 (8.99%) ITIL
8 7 (7.87%) SOA
8 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.74%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.62%) High Availability
10 5 (5.62%) Analytics
10 5 (5.62%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.62%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.49%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.96%) Java
2 29 (32.58%) Python
3 22 (24.72%) Ruby
4 16 (17.98%) Bash Shell
5 12 (13.48%) Perl
6 11 (12.36%) SQL
7 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.74%) C#
8 6 (6.74%) PHP
9 5 (5.62%) Groovy
10 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.37%) Scala
11 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) Korn
11 1 (1.12%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.12%) ISEB
2 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.49%) VirtualBox
4 3 (3.37%) vSphere
5 2 (2.25%) Varnish
5 2 (2.25%) HDFS
6 1 (1.12%) vCloud
6 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (26.97%) Puppet
2 16 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.11%) Ansible
4 7 (7.87%) Nagios
5 5 (5.62%) SELinux
6 4 (4.49%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.37%) Opsview
7 3 (3.37%) Mesos
8 2 (2.25%) SCOM
8 2 (2.25%) logstash
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.12%) StatsD
9 1 (1.12%) Salt
9 1 (1.12%) Graphite
9 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) VMware
2 13 (14.61%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.74%) Akamai
4 6 (6.74%) IBM
5 5 (5.62%) SaltStack
5 5 (5.62%) Remedy
6 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.49%) Cisco
6 4 (4.49%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.37%) Splunk
7 3 (3.37%) Intel
7 3 (3.37%) Altiris
8 2 (2.25%) Google
8 2 (2.25%) NetApp
8 2 (2.25%) Teradata
8 2 (2.25%) EMC
8 2 (2.25%) SAP
8 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.25%) New Relic
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