The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 95 156 270
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +114
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1047 666 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.07% 1.39% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.55% 33.70% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 451 241
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £115.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.82% +204.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £26.30 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £189.70 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £115.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.08% +248.48%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3030 1976 1174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.98% 4.13% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1300 814
Average daily rate £406 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 47 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £25.60 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the England region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the England region.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Trend in England

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 586 £450 +2.85% 216
South East +54 153 £414 +6.77% 43
East of England +47 108 £413 +10.00% 34
North West +39 81 £365 -8.75% 30
Yorkshire -6 52 £418 +23.85% 15
South West -23 38 £401 -5.58% 18
North East -10 12 £300 -7.69% 6
West Midlands - 12 £418 - 11
East Midlands +2 10 £575 +43.75% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 766 (41.50%) Linux
2 711 (38.52%) DevOps
3 707 (38.30%) Web Services
4 691 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
5 624 (33.80%) Puppet
6 623 (33.75%) Java
7 540 (29.25%) Opscode Chef
8 478 (25.89%) Python
9 433 (23.46%) Microsoft Azure
10 428 (23.19%) Ruby
11 381 (20.64%) Windows
12 373 (20.21%) Jenkins
13 371 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
14 350 (18.96%) Configuration Management
15 341 (18.47%) VMware
16 329 (17.82%) Git (software)
17 315 (17.06%) JavaScript
18 309 (16.74%) TDD
19 259 (14.03%) Amazon EC2
20 258 (13.98%) Ansible
21 252 (13.65%) MongoDB
22 246 (13.33%) MySQL
23 240 (13.00%) Oracle
24 237 (12.84%) SQL
25 233 (12.62%) Scrum
26 214 (11.59%) UNIX
26 214 (11.59%) Apache
27 213 (11.54%) Red Hat
28 209 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
29 195 (10.56%) Bash Shell

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 214 (11.59%) Apache
2 195 (10.56%) Tomcat
3 184 (9.97%) Node.js
4 170 (9.21%) OpenStack
5 154 (8.34%) IIS
6 108 (5.85%) nginx
7 70 (3.79%) JBoss
8 54 (2.93%) WebSphere
9 47 (2.55%) Jetty
9 47 (2.55%) WebLogic
10 43 (2.33%) SharePoint
11 40 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
12 39 (2.11%) Confluence
13 29 (1.57%) Apache Solr
14 20 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
14 20 (1.08%) MS Exchange
15 17 (0.92%) Mule ESB
16 16 (0.87%) Apache Spark
16 16 (0.87%) SAS
16 16 (0.87%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.76%) MS Office
3 6 (0.33%) SPSS
4 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.11%) HipChat
7 1 (0.054%) MS Project
7 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.60%) Magento
3 10 (0.54%) Maximo
4 7 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.11%) Unica
6 2 (0.11%) Tridion
7 1 (0.054%) Summit
7 1 (0.054%) AWD
7 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 433 (23.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 259 (14.03%) Amazon EC2
3 146 (7.91%) Cloud Computing
4 136 (7.37%) Amazon S3
5 130 (7.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 117 (6.34%) IaaS
7 83 (4.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 79 (4.28%) PaaS
9 68 (3.68%) SaaS
10 63 (3.41%) Amazon SQS
11 60 (3.25%) Amazon ELB
12 54 (2.93%) Heroku
13 50 (2.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 48 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 48 (2.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 33 (1.79%) Route 53
16 28 (1.52%) Google App Engine
17 27 (1.46%) Office 365
18 25 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 19 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 144 (7.80%) DNS
2 127 (6.88%) Firewall
3 100 (5.42%) HTTP
4 88 (4.77%) TCP/IP
5 80 (4.33%) Internet
6 78 (4.23%) Network Security
7 74 (4.01%) DHCP
8 73 (3.95%) SAN
9 59 (3.20%) SSL
10 57 (3.09%) VPN
11 48 (2.60%) WAN
12 40 (2.17%) LAN
13 34 (1.84%) FTP
14 28 (1.52%) LDAP
15 26 (1.41%) NAS
16 23 (1.25%) IPsec
17 20 (1.08%) VLAN
18 15 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
19 13 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
20 12 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (13.65%) MongoDB
2 246 (13.33%) MySQL
3 186 (10.08%) SQL Server
4 181 (9.80%) NoSQL
5 135 (7.31%) Big Data
6 123 (6.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 121 (6.55%) Hadoop
8 106 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
9 100 (5.42%) Redis
10 84 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
11 73 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
12 61 (3.30%) Relational Database
13 39 (2.11%) RDBMS
14 36 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
15 28 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 27 (1.46%) CouchDB
17 20 (1.08%) Oracle Database
18 18 (0.98%) Couchbase
18 18 (0.98%) DB2
19 17 (0.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 373 (20.21%) Jenkins
2 329 (17.82%) Git (software)
3 121 (6.55%) Subversion
4 105 (5.69%) Maven
5 101 (5.47%) JIRA
6 65 (3.52%) Hudson
7 60 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 53 (2.87%) TeamCity
9 51 (2.76%) JUnit
10 50 (2.71%) Cucumber
11 49 (2.65%) Selenium
12 38 (2.06%) Jasmine
13 36 (1.95%) Mercurial
14 30 (1.63%) Gerrit
15 27 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (1.35%) Gradle
16 25 (1.35%) Artifactory
17 24 (1.30%) Ant
18 23 (1.25%) Grunt
18 23 (1.25%) gulp
General
1 131 (7.10%) Finance
2 62 (3.36%) Marketing
3 55 (2.98%) Retail
4 49 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.49%) Publishing
6 42 (2.28%) Games
7 23 (1.25%) Banking
8 22 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.14%) Electronics
10 11 (0.60%) Legal
11 8 (0.43%) Advertising
12 7 (0.38%) Law
12 7 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.22%) Automotive
13 4 (0.22%) Billing
14 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.16%) German Language
14 3 (0.16%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.16%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 470 (25.46%) Developer
2 396 (21.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 304 (16.47%) Architect
4 167 (9.05%) Java Developer
5 127 (6.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 86 (4.66%) Consultant
7 84 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 81 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
9 77 (4.17%) Administrator
10 69 (3.74%) Cloud Architect
11 67 (3.63%) Senior Developer
12 65 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
13 63 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 57 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
15 55 (2.98%) Software Engineer
15 55 (2.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 47 (2.55%) Analyst
17 45 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
18 43 (2.33%) Project Manager
18 43 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 707 (38.30%) Web Services
2 195 (10.56%) HTML
3 193 (10.46%) .NET
4 181 (9.80%) AngularJS
5 162 (8.78%) Spring
6 142 (7.69%) CSS
7 127 (6.88%) REST
8 123 (6.66%) RESTful
9 122 (6.61%) HTML5
10 113 (6.12%) JSON
11 112 (6.07%) J2EE
11 112 (6.07%) XML
12 107 (5.80%) jQuery
13 84 (4.55%) Hibernate
14 81 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 73 (3.95%) LAMP
16 71 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
17 57 (3.09%) ASP.NET
18 53 (2.87%) CSS3
19 52 (2.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (6.39%) Data Centre
2 86 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 54 (2.93%) Visualisation
5 52 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (2.76%) User Experience
6 51 (2.76%) Public Cloud
7 47 (2.55%) Computer Science
8 46 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 42 (2.28%) Digital Media
10 33 (1.79%) Private Cloud
11 28 (1.52%) Data Integration
12 27 (1.46%) Clustering
13 20 (1.08%) DTV
14 19 (1.03%) Replication
15 17 (0.92%) Online Games
15 17 (0.92%) PKI
15 17 (0.92%) Statistics
16 14 (0.76%) Social Media
17 12 (0.65%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 766 (41.50%) Linux
2 381 (20.64%) Windows
3 214 (11.59%) UNIX
4 133 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 110 (5.96%) CentOS
6 83 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 74 (4.01%) Ubuntu
8 62 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (2.60%) Android
10 38 (2.06%) Apple iOS
11 29 (1.57%) Mac OS X
12 26 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.60%) Solaris
13 11 (0.60%) Debian
14 10 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
15 9 (0.49%) Fedora
16 6 (0.33%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
19 3 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (38.52%) DevOps
2 691 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
3 371 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
4 350 (18.96%) Configuration Management
5 309 (16.74%) TDD
6 233 (12.62%) Scrum
7 167 (9.05%) Open Source
8 161 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
9 154 (8.34%) BDD
10 151 (8.18%) Migration
11 136 (7.37%) E-Commerce
12 123 (6.66%) SOA
13 116 (6.28%) Software Engineering
14 115 (6.23%) MVC
15 94 (5.09%) Load Balancing
16 92 (4.98%) ITIL
17 82 (4.44%) Web Development
18 78 (4.23%) OO
19 69 (3.74%) Pair Programming
20 68 (3.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 623 (33.75%) Java
2 478 (25.89%) Python
3 428 (23.19%) Ruby
4 315 (17.06%) JavaScript
5 237 (12.84%) SQL
6 195 (10.56%) Bash Shell
7 191 (10.35%) PHP
8 189 (10.24%) Perl
9 160 (8.67%) PowerShell
10 97 (5.25%) C#
11 93 (5.04%) Scala
12 64 (3.47%) Shell Script
13 62 (3.36%) R
14 48 (2.60%) Groovy
15 41 (2.22%) Go
16 21 (1.14%) C++
17 10 (0.54%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.49%) C
19 8 (0.43%) XPath
19 8 (0.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 56 (3.03%) Degree
2 42 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.03%) CCNA
6 14 (0.76%) MCP
6 14 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.60%) MCSE
8 10 (0.54%) CCNP
9 9 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.38%) CCSA
11 7 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.33%) CISSP
12 6 (0.33%) MCSA
12 6 (0.33%) PhD
12 6 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.27%) RHCE
13 5 (0.27%) CCEA
13 5 (0.27%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.60%) QA
2 17 (0.92%) SLA
3 13 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 209 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (6.45%) Docker
3 112 (6.07%) Active Directory
4 58 (3.14%) vCloud
5 49 (2.65%) vSphere
6 39 (2.11%) Hyper-V
7 23 (1.25%) Xen
8 20 (1.08%) XenApp
9 19 (1.03%) Varnish
10 17 (0.92%) VMware ESX
11 16 (0.87%) NFS
12 15 (0.81%) HDFS
13 11 (0.60%) VirtualBox
13 11 (0.60%) XenServer
14 10 (0.54%) Apache Flume
15 8 (0.43%) KVM
16 6 (0.33%) XenDesktop
17 5 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
18 4 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 624 (33.80%) Puppet
2 540 (29.25%) Opscode Chef
3 258 (13.98%) Ansible
4 114 (6.18%) Nagios
5 102 (5.53%) Vagrant
6 94 (5.09%) Salt
7 61 (3.30%) ZABBIX
8 56 (3.03%) StatsD
9 42 (2.28%) HAProxy
10 36 (1.95%) Kibana
11 25 (1.35%) Graphite
12 24 (1.30%) logstash
12 24 (1.30%) SCCM
13 22 (1.19%) Rundeck
14 18 (0.98%) Cacti
15 14 (0.76%) SCOM
16 12 (0.65%) Mesos
17 11 (0.60%) Icinga
17 11 (0.60%) Zenoss
17 11 (0.60%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 341 (18.47%) VMware
2 240 (13.00%) Oracle
3 213 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 160 (8.67%) Microsoft
5 124 (6.72%) Google
6 113 (6.12%) Citrix
7 77 (4.17%) Rackspace
8 57 (3.09%) New Relic
9 56 (3.03%) Tableau
10 55 (2.98%) Cisco
11 50 (2.71%) Teradata
12 48 (2.60%) HP
13 43 (2.33%) Apigee
13 43 (2.33%) Mashery
14 39 (2.11%) SAP
15 37 (2.00%) IBM
16 33 (1.79%) Splunk
17 30 (1.63%) Perforce
18 29 (1.57%) NetApp
19 27 (1.46%) SaltStack
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