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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 154 191 181
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 37 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.44% 12.99% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 9
Average daily rate
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£419 £368 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% -13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £303 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+105.12% -64.54%
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
225 154 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.34% 2.51% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 113 84
Average daily rate £450 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £261 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 March 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 March 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 43 (53.75%) Web Services
2 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (40.00%) DevOps
4 31 (38.75%) Linux
4 31 (38.75%) Python
5 30 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (33.75%) Java
7 26 (32.50%) Puppet
8 24 (30.00%) Ruby
9 21 (26.25%) Apache
9 21 (26.25%) Configuration Management
10 17 (21.25%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 15 (18.75%) VMware
12 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (17.50%) Oracle
13 14 (17.50%) Windows
13 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (16.25%) Amazon S3
14 13 (16.25%) Hadoop
14 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
14 13 (16.25%) Finance
15 12 (15.00%) UNIX
15 12 (15.00%) Perl
15 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (13.75%) TDD
16 11 (13.75%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
16 11 (13.75%) Big Data
17 10 (12.50%) Amazon ELB

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 21 (26.25%) Apache
2 10 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.25%) Apache Spark
4 7 (8.75%) WebLogic
5 6 (7.50%) nginx
6 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 5 (6.25%) IIS
6 5 (6.25%) Node.js
7 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.50%) Jetty
9 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.25%) JBoss
9 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (16.25%) Amazon S3
3 11 (13.75%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (11.25%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (8.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (5.00%) IaaS
8 4 (5.00%) ElastiCache
8 4 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (3.75%) SaaS
9 3 (3.75%) PaaS
10 2 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (2.50%) Route 53
10 2 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (1.25%) SoftLayer
11 1 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Internet
2 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.25%) DNS
3 4 (5.00%) Firewall
4 3 (3.75%) HTTP
4 3 (3.75%) DHCP
5 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.50%) MRTG
6 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.25%) HSRP
6 1 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.25%) VLAN
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.25%) Junos
6 1 (1.25%) DWDM
6 1 (1.25%) OSPF
6 1 (1.25%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.75%) Big Data
3 10 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
6 6 (7.50%) MySQL
6 6 (7.50%) Redis
7 5 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.75%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.25%) Maven
4 7 (8.75%) JIRA
5 6 (7.50%) TeamCity
6 5 (6.25%) Hudson
7 3 (3.75%) Subversion
7 3 (3.75%) Selenium
7 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.75%) JMeter
7 3 (3.75%) Gradle
8 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.50%) Grunt
8 2 (2.50%) Ant
8 2 (2.50%) AnthillPro
8 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.25%) JBehave
9 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.25%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Marketing
3 5 (6.25%) Publishing
3 5 (6.25%) Games
4 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.50%) Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Retail
7 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Developer
1 18 (22.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Consultant
3 10 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) DBA
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Development Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Operations Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Integration Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.50%) Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.75%) Web Services
2 6 (7.50%) Spring
2 6 (7.50%) RESTful
3 5 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.00%) HTML
4 4 (5.00%) .NET
4 4 (5.00%) REST
4 4 (5.00%) Apache Avro
5 3 (3.75%) LAMP
5 3 (3.75%) HTML5
5 3 (3.75%) Spring Integration
5 3 (3.75%) J2EE
5 3 (3.75%) CSS
5 3 (3.75%) XML
5 3 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.50%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.50%) Sass
6 2 (2.50%) LESS
6 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.50%) Clustering
3 5 (6.25%) Online Games
3 5 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.00%) Replication
5 3 (3.75%) Social Media
5 3 (3.75%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) Open Source
7 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.25%) W3C
7 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.75%) Linux
2 14 (17.50%) Windows
3 12 (15.00%) UNIX
4 7 (8.75%) Android
4 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
5 6 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.75%) CentOS
8 2 (2.50%) Solaris
8 2 (2.50%) Debian
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.00%) DevOps
3 21 (26.25%) Configuration Management
4 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.75%) TDD
6 9 (11.25%) BDD
6 9 (11.25%) MapReduce
7 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.75%) Scrum
8 7 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (7.50%) Analytics
9 6 (7.50%) High Availability
9 6 (7.50%) Software Architecture
9 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
9 6 (7.50%) SOA
9 6 (7.50%) ITIL
10 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (5.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) Python
2 27 (33.75%) Java
3 24 (30.00%) Ruby
4 16 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 12 (15.00%) Perl
6 8 (10.00%) SQL
7 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.50%) C#
8 6 (7.50%) PHP
8 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.00%) Groovy
10 3 (3.75%) Scala
11 1 (1.25%) C-shell
11 1 (1.25%) Korn
11 1 (1.25%) PHP5
11 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.25%) MCSA
2 1 (1.25%) CCNP
2 1 (1.25%) CCNA
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (6.25%) OCFS2
3 5 (6.25%) GlusterFS
3 5 (6.25%) GFS2
3 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.00%) vSphere
5 3 (3.75%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.50%) vCloud
6 2 (2.50%) Varnish
7 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (32.50%) Puppet
2 17 (21.25%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (11.25%) Ansible
4 6 (7.50%) Nagios
5 5 (6.25%) SELinux
5 5 (6.25%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.75%) Mesos
7 2 (2.50%) logstash
7 2 (2.50%) Opsview
7 2 (2.50%) SCOM
7 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) VMware
2 14 (17.50%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.75%) Akamai
4 6 (7.50%) IBM
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.25%) Remedy
5 5 (6.25%) SaltStack
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco
7 3 (3.75%) Splunk
7 3 (3.75%) EMC
7 3 (3.75%) NetApp
8 2 (2.50%) SAP
8 2 (2.50%) Teradata
8 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.50%) New Relic
9 1 (1.25%) Facebook
9 1 (1.25%) Twitter
9 1 (1.25%) F5
9 1 (1.25%) Zend
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