The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 59 60 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 44 27 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.84% 2.32% 8.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.41% 79.41% 86.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 64
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £321 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £115.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.08% +248.48%
Amazon AWS
West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
78 34 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.04% 2.92% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 20 72
Average daily rate £375 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
- +33.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -52.34%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 44 (72.13%) Linux
2 42 (68.85%) Configuration Management
3 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (52.46%) Python
4 32 (52.46%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (50.82%) Bash Shell
5 31 (50.82%) Puppet
5 31 (50.82%) Apache
5 31 (50.82%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (45.90%) DevOps
7 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (31.15%) nginx
8 19 (31.15%) Tomcat
8 19 (31.15%) MySQL
9 17 (27.87%) Ruby
10 16 (26.23%) Java
11 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
12 14 (22.95%) OpenStack
13 13 (21.31%) Google
13 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (21.31%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (21.31%) VMware
13 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
13 13 (21.31%) .NET
13 13 (21.31%) Web Services
13 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
14 12 (19.67%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (19.67%) IIS
14 12 (19.67%) Servlets
14 12 (19.67%) J2EE

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 31 (50.82%) Apache
2 19 (31.15%) Tomcat
2 19 (31.15%) nginx
3 14 (22.95%) OpenStack
4 12 (19.67%) WebSphere
4 12 (19.67%) Jetty
4 12 (19.67%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) Node.js
6 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (52.46%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (21.31%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (19.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (19.67%) Google App Engine
4 8 (13.11%) Route 53
4 8 (13.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (13.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) DHCP
1 12 (19.67%) FTP
1 12 (19.67%) HTTP
1 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
1 12 (19.67%) DNS
1 12 (19.67%) IPsec
2 11 (18.03%) SSL
3 10 (16.39%) Internet
4 7 (11.48%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) MySQL
2 12 (19.67%) MongoDB
2 12 (19.67%) Redis
3 11 (18.03%) NoSQL
4 10 (16.39%) SimpleDB
4 10 (16.39%) Couchbase
5 8 (13.11%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
6 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) Capybara
4 1 (1.64%) RSpec
4 1 (1.64%) Mocha
4 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.64%) Grunt
4 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Architect
2 12 (19.67%) Software Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Technical Architect
2 12 (19.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Web Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Designer
7 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Release Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) .NET
1 13 (21.31%) Web Services
2 12 (19.67%) J2EE
2 12 (19.67%) Servlets
3 11 (18.03%) RESTful
4 7 (11.48%) POSIX
5 3 (4.92%) HTML
5 3 (4.92%) CSS
5 3 (4.92%) HTML5
6 2 (3.28%) Sinatra
6 2 (3.28%) Sass
6 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.28%) CSS3
7 1 (1.64%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.64%) jQuery
7 1 (1.64%) RSS
7 1 (1.64%) Resque
7 1 (1.64%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) NHS
2 3 (4.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) UNIX
3 8 (13.11%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) SUSE
4 1 (1.64%) Debian
4 1 (1.64%) Fedora
4 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) Configuration Management
2 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.90%) DevOps
4 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.75%) TDD
6 9 (14.75%) OO
7 8 (13.11%) Scrum
7 8 (13.11%) Service Management
7 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Kanban
8 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Security Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.48%) Open Source
8 7 (11.48%) Network Design
9 5 (8.20%) Requirements Management
10 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.92%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) Python
2 31 (50.82%) Bash Shell
3 17 (27.87%) Ruby
4 16 (26.23%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.67%) Xen
3 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (50.82%) Puppet
1 31 (50.82%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (18.03%) Salt
3 8 (13.11%) Ansible
4 7 (11.48%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.64%) StatsD
5 1 (1.64%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.64%) Graylog
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
1 13 (21.31%) VMware
1 13 (21.31%) Google
2 12 (19.67%) Rackspace
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle
4 7 (11.48%) hybris
5 1 (1.64%) Akamai
5 1 (1.64%) Tableau
5 1 (1.64%) Teradata
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) New Relic
5 1 (1.64%) Apigee
5 1 (1.64%) Mashery