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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 66 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 12 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 3.80% 2.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.44% 71.74% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 16
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£350 £243 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -35.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £190.00 - -
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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 Leeds region.

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
27 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.69% 5.30% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 16
Average daily rate £350 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) Web Services
2 23 (74.19%) Linux
3 22 (70.97%) Python
4 18 (58.06%) C++
4 18 (58.06%) PHP
5 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
6 14 (45.16%) Ruby
7 13 (41.94%) Puppet
7 13 (41.94%) DevOps
7 13 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (38.71%) Salt
8 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
8 12 (38.71%) Internet
9 11 (35.48%) TDD
10 9 (29.03%) Node.js
11 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (25.81%) DNS
12 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
12 7 (22.58%) SSL
12 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
12 7 (22.58%) Client/Server
13 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
13 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
13 6 (19.35%) SimpleDB
13 6 (19.35%) Redis
13 6 (19.35%) Couchbase
14 4 (12.90%) SSH
14 4 (12.90%) Release Management
14 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
14 4 (12.90%) Perl

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 9 (29.03%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.45%) Route 53
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Internet
2 8 (25.81%) DNS
3 7 (22.58%) SSL
3 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) SSH
5 3 (9.68%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SimpleDB
1 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
1 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
1 6 (19.35%) Redis
1 6 (19.35%) Couchbase
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineer
1 15 (48.39%) Cloud Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Release Manager
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Python Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) LAMP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.23%) POSIX
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 13 (41.94%) DevOps
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Release Management
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.23%) Change Control
9 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Kanban
9 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.23%) Network Design
9 1 (3.23%) Scrum
9 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Python
2 18 (58.06%) C++
2 18 (58.06%) PHP
3 14 (45.16%) Ruby
4 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Puppet
1 13 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (38.71%) Salt
3 2 (6.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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