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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 164 199 201
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +2
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 32 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.58% 20.78% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 19
Average daily rate
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£444 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £358 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.50 - -
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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
182 154 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.09% 2.09% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 122 70
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-47.72% +26.92%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014, 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 46 (74.19%) Web Services
2 31 (50.00%) DevOps
3 26 (41.94%) Java
4 21 (33.87%) Ruby
5 19 (30.65%) Linux
6 18 (29.03%) Python
6 18 (29.03%) Puppet
7 16 (25.81%) Finance
8 15 (24.19%) Scrum
8 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
8 15 (24.19%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (19.35%) UNIX
9 12 (19.35%) MySQL
9 12 (19.35%) Oracle
10 11 (17.74%) PHP
10 11 (17.74%) Nagios
10 11 (17.74%) Games
10 11 (17.74%) Online Games
11 10 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (16.13%) BDD
11 10 (16.13%) Windows
12 9 (14.52%) LAMP
12 9 (14.52%) TDD
12 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (14.52%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (14.52%) QA
13 8 (12.90%) JIRA
13 8 (12.90%) Bash Shell
13 8 (12.90%) RESTful
13 8 (12.90%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 7 (11.29%) Apache
2 5 (8.06%) IIS
2 5 (8.06%) Mule
3 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.45%) Node.js
4 3 (4.84%) nginx
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.23%) Drupal
5 2 (3.23%) CloudStack
5 2 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.61%) WordPress
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (6.45%) PaaS
4 4 (6.45%) GitHub
5 3 (4.84%) IaaS
5 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.61%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (1.61%) ElastiCache
7 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) DNS
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) AMQP
3 2 (3.23%) SAN
3 2 (3.23%) LDAP
3 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.23%) SNMP
3 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.61%) HTTP
4 1 (1.61%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) SSL
4 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) MySQL
2 9 (14.52%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (4.84%) Big Data
6 3 (4.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.23%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.23%) DB2
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.23%) Azkaban
8 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) JIRA
1 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.68%) JMeter
3 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.84%) Maven
5 2 (3.23%) Selenium
5 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.61%) JUnit
6 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) Grunt
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Games
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Billing
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
4 4 (6.45%) MySQL DBA
4 4 (6.45%) DBA
4 4 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (74.19%) Web Services
2 9 (14.52%) LAMP
3 8 (12.90%) RESTful
4 7 (11.29%) Spring
4 7 (11.29%) HTML
5 6 (9.68%) J2EE
6 5 (8.06%) CSS
6 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
6 5 (8.06%) Memcached
6 5 (8.06%) JSON
6 5 (8.06%) Apache Camel
7 4 (6.45%) HTML5
7 4 (6.45%) jQuery
7 4 (6.45%) CSS3
8 3 (4.84%) REST
8 3 (4.84%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (4.84%) Middleware
8 3 (4.84%) XML
9 2 (3.23%) XSD
9 2 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Online Games
2 4 (6.45%) Replication
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Social Media
4 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.23%) W3C
4 2 (3.23%) Social Network
5 1 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) UNIX
3 10 (16.13%) Windows
4 5 (8.06%) Debian
5 4 (6.45%) SELinux
6 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.84%) CentOS
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.23%) Android
8 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.61%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) DevOps
2 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
2 15 (24.19%) Scrum
3 10 (16.13%) BDD
4 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (14.52%) TDD
5 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.29%) SOA
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.06%) High Availability
7 5 (8.06%) ERD
8 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Low Latency
8 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.45%) Workflow
8 4 (6.45%) Migration
8 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.84%) MVC
9 3 (4.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) Ruby
3 18 (29.03%) Python
4 11 (17.74%) PHP
5 8 (12.90%) Bash Shell
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.68%) SQL
8 5 (8.06%) Perl
8 5 (8.06%) Scala
9 4 (6.45%) C#
9 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.23%) C
10 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (11.29%) vCloud
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.23%) HDFS
3 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) Puppet
2 15 (24.19%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (17.74%) Nagios
4 5 (8.06%) Ansible
5 3 (4.84%) Opsview
6 2 (3.23%) collectd
7 1 (1.61%) Salt
7 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) VMware
3 7 (11.29%) New Relic
4 5 (8.06%) Google
4 5 (8.06%) Remedy
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.84%) Akamai
6 3 (4.84%) IBM
6 3 (4.84%) Percona
7 2 (3.23%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.23%) Tableau
7 2 (3.23%) Altiris
7 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.23%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) Intel
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.61%) Sony
8 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
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