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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 106 142 183
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +41
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 104 66 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.75% 1.12% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.59% 29.86% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 48 33
Average daily rate
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£488 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%
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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
340 221 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.72% 3.75% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 161 142
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.50 £21.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.05% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £20.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £21.85 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 92 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (45.83%) Java
3 80 (41.67%) DevOps
4 71 (36.98%) Web Services
5 68 (35.42%) Linux
6 58 (30.21%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (29.17%) Python
8 54 (28.13%) Puppet
8 54 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
9 52 (27.08%) Ruby
10 51 (26.56%) TDD
11 50 (26.04%) JavaScript
11 50 (26.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 48 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 42 (21.88%) Git (software)
14 34 (17.71%) HTML
15 33 (17.19%) Ansible
16 32 (16.67%) MySQL
16 32 (16.67%) Configuration Management
16 32 (16.67%) Spring
17 31 (16.15%) Scala
18 30 (15.63%) Scrum
18 30 (15.63%) VMware
18 30 (15.63%) SQL
19 28 (14.58%) CSS
20 27 (14.06%) Windows
20 27 (14.06%) BDD
21 25 (13.02%) Subversion
22 24 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
22 24 (12.50%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 22 (11.46%) Apache
3 17 (8.85%) IIS
4 14 (7.29%) Node.js
4 14 (7.29%) OpenStack
5 9 (4.69%) nginx
6 8 (4.17%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.13%) JBoss
7 6 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.60%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.60%) Jetty
9 4 (2.08%) SAS
9 4 (2.08%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.56%) Drupal
10 3 (1.56%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.56%) WordPress
11 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.04%) Mule ESB
11 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.04%) MS Office
2 2 (1.04%) HipChat
3 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 50 (26.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.90%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.21%) PaaS
4 8 (4.17%) Google Apps
4 8 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.13%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.60%) GitHub
7 4 (2.08%) Office 365
7 4 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.04%) Heroku
9 2 (1.04%) SaaS
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.52%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.52%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.85%) HTTP
1 17 (8.85%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.81%) Firewall
3 10 (5.21%) SSL
4 9 (4.69%) DNS
5 5 (2.60%) SAN
5 5 (2.60%) Internet
6 4 (2.08%) VPN
6 4 (2.08%) DHCP
7 3 (1.56%) WAN
7 3 (1.56%) VLAN
8 2 (1.04%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.04%) NAS
8 2 (1.04%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.04%) BGP
8 2 (1.04%) LAN
9 1 (0.52%) SMTP
9 1 (0.52%) SNMP
9 1 (0.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.67%) MySQL
2 24 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (11.46%) SQL Server
4 20 (10.42%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.81%) Big Data
6 14 (7.29%) NoSQL
7 12 (6.25%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (4.69%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.65%) DB2
10 6 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.60%) Redis
12 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (2.08%) HBase
13 3 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
14 2 (1.04%) MarkLogic
14 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 42 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 25 (13.02%) Subversion
4 23 (11.98%) JIRA
5 17 (8.85%) Jasmine
6 15 (7.81%) Maven
7 11 (5.73%) Mercurial
8 9 (4.69%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (4.69%) TeamCity
9 8 (4.17%) gulp
10 7 (3.65%) Grunt
11 6 (3.13%) Bower
11 6 (3.13%) Gradle
11 6 (3.13%) Mocha
11 6 (3.13%) QUnit
11 6 (3.13%) webpack
12 5 (2.60%) Hudson
13 4 (2.08%) SonarQube
13 4 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 13 (6.77%) Finance
2 4 (2.08%) Publishing
2 4 (2.08%) Retail
3 3 (1.56%) Automotive
3 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.04%) Marketing
4 2 (1.04%) Games
4 2 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (33.33%) Developer
2 44 (22.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (13.54%) Architect
4 18 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 17 (8.85%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (5.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.69%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.65%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.13%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (2.60%) Consultant
11 4 (2.08%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.08%) Python Developer
11 4 (2.08%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.08%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (2.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.08%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (36.98%) Web Services
2 34 (17.71%) HTML
3 32 (16.67%) Spring
4 28 (14.58%) CSS
5 22 (11.46%) jQuery
6 21 (10.94%) Hibernate
7 19 (9.90%) J2EE
7 19 (9.90%) AngularJS
8 18 (9.38%) .NET
8 18 (9.38%) XML
9 16 (8.33%) Play Framework
10 15 (7.81%) Ajax
10 15 (7.81%) RESTful
11 14 (7.29%) HTML5
11 14 (7.29%) JSON
11 14 (7.29%) Spring MVC
12 13 (6.77%) LAMP
13 11 (5.73%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (5.21%) REST
15 9 (4.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.29%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.21%) User Experience
4 8 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.17%) Social Media
5 6 (3.13%) New Media
6 5 (2.60%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.60%) Clustering
6 5 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.56%) PKI
8 3 (1.56%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.56%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Tandem
9 2 (1.04%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 68 (35.42%) Linux
2 27 (14.06%) Windows
3 19 (9.90%) UNIX
4 10 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.65%) CentOS
5 7 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.65%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.65%) Android
6 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.04%) Debian
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (41.67%) DevOps
3 58 (30.21%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (26.56%) TDD
5 32 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 30 (15.63%) Scrum
7 27 (14.06%) BDD
8 23 (11.98%) Open Source
9 22 (11.46%) MVC
9 22 (11.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (9.38%) Release Management
11 16 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 15 (7.81%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.77%) OO
13 13 (6.77%) Web Development
14 12 (6.25%) SOA
14 12 (6.25%) Migration
15 11 (5.73%) Load Balancing
15 11 (5.73%) Analytics
16 9 (4.69%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (45.83%) Java
2 56 (29.17%) Python
3 52 (27.08%) Ruby
4 50 (26.04%) JavaScript
5 31 (16.15%) Scala
6 30 (15.63%) SQL
7 19 (9.90%) PHP
7 19 (9.90%) C#
8 14 (7.29%) PowerShell
9 13 (6.77%) Perl
9 13 (6.77%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.69%) Go
11 8 (4.17%) Groovy
12 3 (1.56%) C++
13 2 (1.04%) VBScript
13 2 (1.04%) R
14 1 (0.52%) RubyMotion
14 1 (0.52%) Spark SQL
14 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (3.13%) Degree
2 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.56%) MCP
2 3 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.04%) CCEA
3 2 (1.04%) CCEE
3 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.04%) CCNA
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (0.52%) CISSP
4 1 (0.52%) MCSA
4 1 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (10.42%) Docker
2 13 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.69%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.65%) Varnish
6 5 (2.60%) vCloud
7 3 (1.56%) OCFS2
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.56%) XenApp
7 3 (1.56%) GlusterFS
7 3 (1.56%) GFS2
8 2 (1.04%) XenServer
8 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.04%) vSphere
9 1 (0.52%) HDFS
9 1 (0.52%) KVM
9 1 (0.52%) Xen
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (28.13%) Puppet
1 54 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (17.19%) Ansible
3 16 (8.33%) Vagrant
4 12 (6.25%) Salt
5 7 (3.65%) Graphite
5 7 (3.65%) SCOM
6 6 (3.13%) Nagios
7 5 (2.60%) logstash
7 5 (2.60%) StatsD
7 5 (2.60%) Mesos
8 4 (2.08%) Kibana
8 4 (2.08%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.08%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.08%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.56%) SELinux
10 2 (1.04%) Pingdom
10 2 (1.04%) CA LISA
10 2 (1.04%) SCCM
10 2 (1.04%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 30 (15.63%) VMware
2 19 (9.90%) Oracle
3 13 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.77%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.73%) Google
5 9 (4.69%) Splunk
5 9 (4.69%) Rackspace
6 8 (4.17%) IBM
7 6 (3.13%) Akamai
8 5 (2.60%) Perforce
8 5 (2.60%) HP
9 4 (2.08%) Citrix
9 4 (2.08%) Remedy
10 3 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.56%) Informatica
10 3 (1.56%) NetApp
10 3 (1.56%) New Relic
10 3 (1.56%) WorldPay
11 2 (1.04%) AppSense
11 2 (1.04%) AppDynamics
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