The table below looks at the statistics for Engine Yard 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 Engine Yard over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Engine Yard
Rank 542 522 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Engine Yard 13 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.027% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.72% 1.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Average daily rate
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£543 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1795 1146 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.88% 2.57% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 742 515
Average daily rate £438 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 23 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.38 £44.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

Engine Yard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Engine Yard Jobs Demand Trend in England

Engine Yard
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Engine Yard Daily Rate Trend in England

Engine Yard
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Engine Yard across the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Engine Yard Daily Rate Histogram in England

Engine Yard
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 Engine Yard within the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 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 +4 13 £543 +20.55% 2
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Engine Yard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Engine Yard 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 Engine Yard.

1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Python
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) Heroku
1 13 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 13 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (92.31%) MCollective
2 12 (92.31%) Cobbler
2 12 (92.31%) MongoDB
2 12 (92.31%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (92.31%) NoSQL
2 12 (92.31%) Relational Database
2 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 12 (92.31%) Bash Shell
2 12 (92.31%) Device Driver
2 12 (92.31%) CentOS
2 12 (92.31%) Clustering
2 12 (92.31%) Ruby
2 12 (92.31%) Ubuntu
2 12 (92.31%) Perl
2 12 (92.31%) MySQL
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
2 12 (92.31%) Nagios
2 12 (92.31%) RDBMS

Engine Yard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Engine Yard 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 Engine Yard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 13 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (100.00%) Heroku
2 11 (84.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
1 11 (84.62%) DNS
1 11 (84.62%) VLAN
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) MongoDB
1 12 (92.31%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (92.31%) NoSQL
1 12 (92.31%) Relational Database
1 12 (92.31%) MySQL
1 12 (92.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (76.92%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
2 12 (92.31%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Device Driver
1 12 (92.31%) Clustering
2 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) CentOS
2 12 (92.31%) Ubuntu
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) Load Balancing
2 11 (84.62%) Release Management
3 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Python
2 12 (92.31%) Bash Shell
2 12 (92.31%) Ruby
2 12 (92.31%) Perl
2 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
3 10 (76.92%) Korn
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
2 12 (92.31%) Cobbler
2 12 (92.31%) Nagios
3 10 (76.92%) collectd
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Akamai