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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 124 218 318
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +100
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 864 490 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.71% 0.95% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.90% 30.63% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 321 179
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.55% -1.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £19.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+64.55% -64.09%
Amazon AWS
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
2407 1600 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.75% 3.11% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 996 587
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 28 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.26 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £38.10 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +75 482 £438 +2.94% 208
South East +71 130 £400 - 43
North West +38 120 £488 +21.87% 28
East of England +40 44 £400 - 36
South West +2 38 £413 -8.33% 15
Yorkshire 0 37 £315 -10.00% 10
North East - 9 £300 - 4
West Midlands -11 7 £310 - 7
East Midlands +9 5 £550 +76.00% 2
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 702 (43.12%) Linux
2 671 (41.22%) Web Services
3 614 (37.71%) DevOps
4 604 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
5 566 (34.77%) Puppet
6 545 (33.48%) Java
7 480 (29.48%) Python
8 456 (28.01%) Opscode Chef
9 423 (25.98%) Ruby
10 383 (23.53%) Windows
11 357 (21.93%) Microsoft Azure
12 347 (21.31%) Jenkins
13 309 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
14 294 (18.06%) Configuration Management
15 291 (17.87%) Amazon EC2
16 288 (17.69%) VMware
17 257 (15.79%) JavaScript
18 249 (15.29%) MySQL
19 246 (15.11%) Git (software)
20 244 (14.99%) TDD
21 231 (14.19%) MongoDB
22 225 (13.82%) Apache
23 214 (13.14%) Oracle
24 212 (13.02%) UNIX
25 208 (12.78%) .NET
26 199 (12.22%) Red Hat
27 191 (11.73%) NoSQL
28 190 (11.67%) Scrum
29 189 (11.61%) SQL
30 187 (11.49%) OpenStack

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 225 (13.82%) Apache
2 187 (11.49%) OpenStack
3 155 (9.52%) Node.js
4 148 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 146 (8.97%) IIS
6 115 (7.06%) nginx
7 49 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
8 47 (2.89%) WebSphere
9 38 (2.33%) Apache Solr
10 36 (2.21%) Apache Spark
11 34 (2.09%) WebLogic
12 31 (1.90%) JBoss
12 31 (1.90%) Jetty
13 26 (1.60%) SharePoint
14 23 (1.41%) Confluence
15 20 (1.23%) MS Exchange
15 20 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
16 18 (1.11%) CMS
17 16 (0.98%) Apache Pig
18 12 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.37%) SPSS
2 6 (0.37%) MS Office
3 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.061%) MS Project
4 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.061%) InDesign
4 1 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.061%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.55%) assyst
2 9 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.31%) Maximo
4 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.25%) Magento
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.12%) Tridion
6 1 (0.061%) AWD
6 1 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 357 (21.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 291 (17.87%) Amazon EC2
3 146 (8.97%) Amazon S3
4 142 (8.72%) Cloud Computing
5 140 (8.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 96 (5.90%) IaaS
7 65 (3.99%) Heroku
8 63 (3.87%) PaaS
9 61 (3.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 59 (3.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 53 (3.26%) Amazon ELB
12 52 (3.19%) SaaS
13 42 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 33 (2.03%) Route 53
14 33 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
15 29 (1.78%) Google App Engine
16 25 (1.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 24 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
18 22 (1.35%) Office 365
19 20 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 160 (9.83%) DNS
2 102 (6.27%) Firewall
3 97 (5.96%) TCP/IP
4 92 (5.65%) Internet
5 76 (4.67%) DHCP
6 71 (4.36%) Network Security
7 66 (4.05%) HTTP
8 59 (3.62%) SSL
9 52 (3.19%) SAN
10 40 (2.46%) FTP
11 39 (2.40%) WAN
12 38 (2.33%) VPN
13 27 (1.66%) LAN
14 23 (1.41%) IPsec
15 17 (1.04%) VLAN
16 15 (0.92%) NAS
17 14 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
18 13 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
19 11 (0.68%) ADSL
20 9 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (15.29%) MySQL
2 231 (14.19%) MongoDB
3 191 (11.73%) NoSQL
4 162 (9.95%) Big Data
5 148 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 148 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 119 (7.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 85 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
8 77 (4.73%) Redis
9 69 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
10 67 (4.12%) Amazon RDS
11 54 (3.32%) Relational Database
12 38 (2.33%) RDBMS
13 33 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
14 30 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
15 25 (1.54%) Apache Hive
16 19 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 18 (1.11%) HBase
17 18 (1.11%) CouchDB
18 14 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 347 (21.31%) Jenkins
2 246 (15.11%) Git (software)
3 112 (6.88%) Maven
4 104 (6.39%) Subversion
5 78 (4.79%) JIRA
6 72 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 62 (3.81%) Cucumber
8 60 (3.69%) Hudson
9 52 (3.19%) TeamCity
10 49 (3.01%) JUnit
11 36 (2.21%) RSpec
12 34 (2.09%) Selenium
13 30 (1.84%) Mockito
14 26 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (1.54%) Jasmine
16 20 (1.23%) Grunt
16 20 (1.23%) Mercurial
17 18 (1.11%) Ant
18 16 (0.98%) Visual Studio
18 16 (0.98%) Bower
General
1 100 (6.14%) Finance
2 58 (3.56%) Marketing
3 56 (3.44%) Publishing
4 52 (3.19%) Games
5 40 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.33%) Retail
7 19 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 16 (0.98%) Electronics
9 12 (0.74%) Advertising
9 12 (0.74%) Banking
10 10 (0.61%) Legal
11 6 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.31%) Law
12 5 (0.31%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.18%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.12%) Turkish Language
14 2 (0.12%) German Language
14 2 (0.12%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 422 (25.92%) Developer
2 350 (21.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 232 (14.25%) Architect
4 142 (8.72%) Java Developer
5 102 (6.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 73 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 71 (4.36%) Technical Architect
7 71 (4.36%) Consultant
8 67 (4.12%) Senior Developer
9 66 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
10 65 (3.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 55 (3.38%) Administrator
12 54 (3.32%) Linux Engineer
13 50 (3.07%) Systems Engineer
14 49 (3.01%) Web Engineer
15 47 (2.89%) Software Engineer
16 42 (2.58%) Systems Administrator
17 38 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
17 38 (2.33%) Cloud Architect
18 36 (2.21%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 671 (41.22%) Web Services
2 208 (12.78%) .NET
3 185 (11.36%) HTML
4 168 (10.32%) CSS
5 139 (8.54%) AngularJS
6 133 (8.17%) Spring
7 127 (7.80%) RESTful
8 116 (7.13%) XML
9 111 (6.82%) jQuery
10 106 (6.51%) HTML5
11 101 (6.20%) JSON
12 95 (5.84%) REST
13 82 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
14 71 (4.36%) J2EE
15 68 (4.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 67 (4.12%) Hibernate
17 63 (3.87%) LAMP
18 57 (3.50%) CSS3
19 53 (3.26%) SOAP
20 42 (2.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 124 (7.62%) Open Source
2 81 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 59 (3.62%) Public Cloud
5 51 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 49 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 48 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 47 (2.89%) User Experience
9 45 (2.76%) Clustering
10 43 (2.64%) Mobile App
11 40 (2.46%) Digital Media
12 38 (2.33%) Private Cloud
13 35 (2.15%) Replication
14 30 (1.84%) Online Games
15 23 (1.41%) Data Integration
16 19 (1.17%) Statistics
17 18 (1.11%) Social Media
18 16 (0.98%) DTV
19 15 (0.92%) Device Driver
20 14 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 702 (43.12%) Linux
2 383 (23.53%) Windows
3 212 (13.02%) UNIX
4 115 (7.06%) CentOS
5 105 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 90 (5.53%) Ubuntu
7 71 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.97%) Android
9 32 (1.97%) Mac OS X
10 30 (1.84%) Apple iOS
11 27 (1.66%) Debian
12 18 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.61%) Solaris
14 8 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
15 6 (0.37%) Fedora
16 4 (0.25%) CoreOS
17 2 (0.12%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (37.71%) DevOps
2 604 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
4 294 (18.06%) Configuration Management
5 244 (14.99%) TDD
6 190 (11.67%) Scrum
7 149 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 135 (8.29%) E-Commerce
9 128 (7.86%) BDD
10 127 (7.80%) Load Balancing
11 104 (6.39%) SOA
12 100 (6.14%) Software Engineering
13 94 (5.77%) Migration
14 81 (4.98%) MVC
15 80 (4.91%) OO
16 76 (4.67%) ITIL
17 74 (4.55%) Kanban
18 63 (3.87%) Web Development
19 62 (3.81%) Analytics
20 53 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 545 (33.48%) Java
2 480 (29.48%) Python
3 423 (25.98%) Ruby
4 257 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 189 (11.61%) SQL
6 182 (11.18%) Bash Shell
7 175 (10.75%) PHP
8 162 (9.95%) Perl
9 155 (9.52%) PowerShell
10 85 (5.22%) Shell Script
11 71 (4.36%) C#
12 55 (3.38%) R
13 54 (3.32%) Scala
14 36 (2.21%) Golang
15 25 (1.54%) Groovy
16 20 (1.23%) C++
17 18 (1.11%) C
18 16 (0.98%) Korn
19 14 (0.86%) T-SQL
20 13 (0.80%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 70 (4.30%) Degree
2 43 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (0.74%) CCNA
5 12 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.61%) VCAP
8 9 (0.55%) VCDX
9 8 (0.49%) MCSE
10 7 (0.43%) MCP
10 7 (0.43%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.37%) CCNP
11 6 (0.37%) MCSA
11 6 (0.37%) PhD
12 5 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.25%) CCSA
14 3 (0.18%) PMP
14 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.69%) QA
2 18 (1.11%) SLA
3 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
System Software
1 178 (10.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (7.37%) Active Directory
3 70 (4.30%) Docker
4 69 (4.24%) vCloud
5 64 (3.93%) vSphere
6 45 (2.76%) Hyper-V
7 32 (1.97%) Xen
8 25 (1.54%) VirtualBox
9 20 (1.23%) Varnish
10 14 (0.86%) Apache Flume
11 10 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (0.61%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.61%) XenServer
12 9 (0.55%) HDFS
13 6 (0.37%) UAG
13 6 (0.37%) Postfix
13 6 (0.37%) Sendmail
13 6 (0.37%) XenApp
14 5 (0.31%) GlusterFS
14 5 (0.31%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 566 (34.77%) Puppet
2 456 (28.01%) Opscode Chef
3 159 (9.77%) Ansible
4 131 (8.05%) Nagios
5 92 (5.65%) Salt
6 86 (5.28%) Vagrant
7 64 (3.93%) ZABBIX
8 50 (3.07%) StatsD
9 44 (2.70%) SCCM
10 37 (2.27%) HAProxy
11 36 (2.21%) Kibana
12 34 (2.09%) SCOM
13 25 (1.54%) Cacti
14 20 (1.23%) Graphite
15 19 (1.17%) Cobbler
16 15 (0.92%) collectd
16 15 (0.92%) Zenoss
17 14 (0.86%) logstash
17 14 (0.86%) Mesos
18 11 (0.68%) SELinux
Vendors
1 288 (17.69%) VMware
2 214 (13.14%) Oracle
3 199 (12.22%) Red Hat
4 161 (9.89%) Microsoft
5 94 (5.77%) Citrix
6 89 (5.47%) Rackspace
7 79 (4.85%) Google
8 59 (3.62%) New Relic
9 56 (3.44%) Cisco
10 53 (3.26%) Tableau
11 49 (3.01%) Teradata
12 44 (2.70%) Mashery
13 43 (2.64%) Akamai
14 41 (2.52%) Apigee
15 35 (2.15%) Perforce
16 28 (1.72%) HP
17 27 (1.66%) NetApp
18 24 (1.47%) Splunk
19 23 (1.41%) SAP
20 21 (1.29%) IBM
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