The table below looks at the statistics for Route 53 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 Route 53 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Route 53
Rank 562 492 549
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +57
Contract jobs citing Route 53 16 77 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.16% 0.047%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.86% 6.47% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 66 4
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£343 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.23% -19.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £243 £300
% change year-on-year
+54.63% -19.16%
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
1864 1190 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.57% 2.47% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 800 404
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.20 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.60 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

Route 53
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Route 53 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Route 53 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Route 53
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Route 53 across the England region.

Route 53 Daily Rate Trend in England

Route 53
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 Route 53 within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Yorkshire -22 6 £350 +44.32% 1
London -16 5 £325 +26.21% 3
North West -12 4 £400 +3.22% 2
South East +4 1 £375 -31.81% 2
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Route 53
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Route 53 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 Route 53.

1 32 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (93.75%) Amazon S3
3 28 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (81.25%) Amazon ELB
5 24 (75.00%) Puppet
5 24 (75.00%) DevOps
6 23 (71.88%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (65.63%) Maven
7 21 (65.63%) Vagrant
7 21 (65.63%) Jenkins
7 21 (65.63%) Hudson
8 20 (62.50%) CentOS
8 20 (62.50%) Red Hat
9 19 (59.38%) SaaS
10 18 (56.25%) PaaS
10 18 (56.25%) RightScale
10 18 (56.25%) Configuration Management
10 18 (56.25%) DNS
10 18 (56.25%) DHCP
11 17 (53.13%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (50.00%) Open Source
12 16 (50.00%) Firewall
12 16 (50.00%) QA
13 11 (34.38%) Web Services
14 9 (28.13%) Linux
14 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
14 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (25.00%) Apache
15 8 (25.00%) MySQL
16 6 (18.75%) Ruby

Route 53
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Route 53 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 Route 53. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.00%) Apache
3 5 (15.63%) nginx
4 4 (12.50%) Jetty
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
5 2 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 32 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (93.75%) Amazon S3
3 28 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (81.25%) Amazon ELB
5 19 (59.38%) SaaS
6 18 (56.25%) PaaS
7 4 (12.50%) CloudFront
8 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) DNS
1 18 (56.25%) DHCP
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (18.75%) Big Data
3 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SimpleDB
4 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.13%) Redis
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Maven
1 21 (65.63%) Jenkins
1 21 (65.63%) Hudson
2 4 (12.50%) Ant
2 4 (12.50%) JUnit
2 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.25%) Music Industry
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) J2EE
2 4 (12.50%) Servlets
3 3 (9.38%) LAMP
4 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 2 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) CentOS
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) VMS
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) DevOps
2 23 (71.88%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (56.25%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.50%) SOA
5 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) Kanban
7 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Ruby
2 5 (15.63%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) PHP5
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (75.00%) Puppet
2 21 (65.63%) Vagrant
3 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.25%) Salt
5 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 18 (56.25%) RightScale
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Sony
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