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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 37 93 145
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +52
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 175 118 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.25% 2.02% 1.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.53% 31.55% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 95 40
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -66.08%
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
393 374 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.78% 6.39% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 274 178
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.38% +25.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 152 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (45.61%) Linux
3 132 (44.59%) Java
4 126 (42.57%) DevOps
5 111 (37.50%) TDD
6 102 (34.46%) Web Services
7 87 (29.39%) Finance
8 85 (28.72%) Python
9 82 (27.70%) Continuous Integration
10 80 (27.03%) Ruby
11 76 (25.68%) Puppet
12 73 (24.66%) Opscode Chef
13 70 (23.65%) Jenkins
14 62 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
15 60 (20.27%) Ansible
16 57 (19.26%) Continuous Delivery
17 55 (18.58%) BDD
18 54 (18.24%) E-Commerce
19 53 (17.91%) JavaScript
20 52 (17.57%) Bash Shell
21 49 (16.55%) Windows
22 47 (15.88%) NoSQL
23 46 (15.54%) Configuration Management
24 43 (14.53%) Unix
24 43 (14.53%) SQL
25 42 (14.19%) MySQL
26 41 (13.85%) Scrum
27 40 (13.51%) HTML
27 40 (13.51%) Docker
28 38 (12.84%) Perl

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (9.46%) OpenStack
2 20 (6.76%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (5.74%) Apache
4 17 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.38%) JBoss
6 9 (3.04%) Apache Spark
6 9 (3.04%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.04%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.70%) nginx
8 5 (1.69%) IIS
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.68%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.68%) Confluence
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.68%) WordPress
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) HipChat
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (11.49%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (9.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (6.42%) PaaS
5 16 (5.41%) GitHub
6 14 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (4.39%) Heroku
8 10 (3.38%) Amazon S3
9 9 (3.04%) IaaS
10 8 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (2.36%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (1.35%) OpenShift
13 4 (1.35%) Route 53
13 4 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.11%) DNS
2 23 (7.77%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.74%) Firewall
4 13 (4.39%) LAN
4 13 (4.39%) WAN
5 10 (3.38%) HTTP
6 8 (2.70%) VPN
7 7 (2.36%) LDAP
7 7 (2.36%) SAN
8 5 (1.69%) Internet
8 5 (1.69%) NAS
9 4 (1.35%) DHCP
9 4 (1.35%) ICMP
10 3 (1.01%) SSL
10 3 (1.01%) VoIP
10 3 (1.01%) Wireless
11 2 (0.68%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.68%) Network Security
11 2 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.88%) NoSQL
2 42 (14.19%) MySQL
3 38 (12.84%) MongoDB
4 36 (12.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 34 (11.49%) SQL Server
6 21 (7.09%) Hadoop
7 20 (6.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 20 (6.76%) Big Data
7 20 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (6.42%) Redis
9 16 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (2.36%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.69%) SimpleDB
12 4 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.35%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.35%) HBase
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.01%) QlikView
13 3 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (23.65%) Jenkins
2 35 (11.82%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.76%) TeamCity
4 18 (6.08%) Hudson
5 17 (5.74%) Artifactory
6 13 (4.39%) Cucumber
6 13 (4.39%) Maven
7 10 (3.38%) JIRA
8 9 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.70%) GitLab
9 8 (2.70%) Subversion
9 8 (2.70%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.69%) GoCD
10 5 (1.69%) Gradle
10 5 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.35%) Capybara
11 4 (1.35%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.01%) Ant
General
1 87 (29.39%) Finance
2 15 (5.07%) Banking
3 9 (3.04%) Marketing
4 6 (2.03%) Publishing
5 5 (1.69%) Law
5 5 (1.69%) Retail
5 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.35%) Games
6 4 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.35%) Legal
7 3 (1.01%) Electronics
7 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 116 (39.19%) Developer
2 84 (28.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 72 (24.32%) Java Developer
4 31 (10.47%) AWS Developer
4 31 (10.47%) Senior Developer
5 30 (10.14%) Architect
6 29 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (7.43%) AWS Engineer
8 18 (6.08%) Cloud Developer
8 18 (6.08%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
10 14 (4.73%) E-Commerce Developer
11 13 (4.39%) Java Engineer
12 11 (3.72%) Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (3.04%) Cloud Architect
13 9 (3.04%) Ruby Developer
13 9 (3.04%) Scala Developer
13 9 (3.04%) Senior DevOps
13 9 (3.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (34.46%) Web Services
2 40 (13.51%) HTML
3 36 (12.16%) CSS
4 32 (10.81%) .NET
5 28 (9.46%) RabbitMQ
6 23 (7.77%) AngularJS
6 23 (7.77%) Spring
7 21 (7.09%) jQuery
7 21 (7.09%) REST
8 20 (6.76%) Node.js
9 18 (6.08%) RESTful
10 15 (5.07%) ASP.NET
10 15 (5.07%) HTML5
11 14 (4.73%) JSON
12 12 (4.05%) Ajax
13 11 (3.72%) CSS3
14 10 (3.38%) J2EE
14 10 (3.38%) LAMP
14 10 (3.38%) XML
15 9 (3.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.45%) Public Cloud
2 15 (5.07%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.04%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.36%) Clustering
4 7 (2.36%) Fintech
5 6 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.01%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.01%) CESG
8 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.01%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.01%) Life Science
8 3 (1.01%) User Experience
9 2 (0.68%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.68%) Derivative
9 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 135 (45.61%) Linux
2 49 (16.55%) Windows
3 43 (14.53%) Unix
4 21 (7.09%) Windows Server
5 19 (6.42%) Ubuntu
6 15 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.05%) Android
7 12 (4.05%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.70%) CentOS
9 7 (2.36%) CoreOS
10 5 (1.69%) Debian
10 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.35%) AIX
11 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.01%) Solaris
12 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.68%) Fedora
13 2 (0.68%) SUSE
14 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (42.57%) DevOps
3 111 (37.50%) TDD
4 82 (27.70%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (19.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 55 (18.58%) BDD
7 54 (18.24%) E-Commerce
8 46 (15.54%) Configuration Management
9 41 (13.85%) Scrum
10 34 (11.49%) Migration
11 31 (10.47%) Pair Programming
12 30 (10.14%) Open Source
13 28 (9.46%) Kanban
14 24 (8.11%) High Availability
15 22 (7.43%) Microservices
16 19 (6.42%) Software Engineering
17 15 (5.07%) ITIL
17 15 (5.07%) Mentoring
17 15 (5.07%) Security Hardening
18 14 (4.73%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 132 (44.59%) Java
2 85 (28.72%) Python
3 80 (27.03%) Ruby
4 53 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 52 (17.57%) Bash Shell
6 43 (14.53%) SQL
7 38 (12.84%) Perl
8 32 (10.81%) C#
9 26 (8.78%) PowerShell
10 22 (7.43%) PHP
11 21 (7.09%) Go
12 18 (6.08%) Scala
13 14 (4.73%) Clojure
14 9 (3.04%) Groovy
15 8 (2.70%) Objective-C
15 8 (2.70%) PL/SQL
16 7 (2.36%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.69%) Jython
18 3 (1.01%) C++
18 3 (1.01%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 12 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.72%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.01%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.34%) CISA
5 1 (0.34%) CISSP
5 1 (0.34%) CLAS
5 1 (0.34%) Degree
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.34%) MCSE
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) RHCA
5 1 (0.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) BS7799
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (13.51%) Docker
2 22 (7.43%) Active Directory
3 18 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.74%) vSphere
5 6 (2.03%) etcd
5 6 (2.03%) flannel
6 5 (1.69%) Ceph
6 5 (1.69%) GlusterFS
6 5 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.35%) NFS
7 4 (1.35%) Xen
7 4 (1.35%) XenServer
8 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.01%) Varnish
8 3 (1.01%) vCloud
8 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.01%) XenApp
9 2 (0.68%) Postfix
9 2 (0.68%) Squid
9 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 76 (25.68%) Puppet
2 73 (24.66%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (20.27%) Ansible
4 16 (5.41%) Kubernetes
5 12 (4.05%) Nagios
6 11 (3.72%) Terraform
7 8 (2.70%) logstash
8 7 (2.36%) Mesos
8 7 (2.36%) Packer
8 7 (2.36%) Salt
9 6 (2.03%) BladeLogic
9 6 (2.03%) Graphite
9 6 (2.03%) HAProxy
9 6 (2.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (2.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (1.69%) Consul
10 5 (1.69%) rkt
11 3 (1.01%) Cobbler
11 3 (1.01%) Kibana
11 3 (1.01%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 33 (11.15%) VMware
2 28 (9.46%) Oracle
3 18 (6.08%) Red Hat
4 17 (5.74%) Rackspace
5 15 (5.07%) Microsoft
6 13 (4.39%) Splunk
7 12 (4.05%) Google
8 11 (3.72%) Cisco
9 9 (3.04%) Citrix
10 8 (2.70%) TOWER Software
11 6 (2.03%) Dell
11 6 (2.03%) HP
11 6 (2.03%) IBM
12 5 (1.69%) NetApp
12 5 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.35%) Bloomberg
13 4 (1.35%) Reuters
13 4 (1.35%) Sybase
13 4 (1.35%) Tableau
14 3 (1.01%) Zend
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