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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 76 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 26 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.61% 2.11% 3.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.62% 73.33% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 27
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £315 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%
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
71 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.41% 2.88% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 20 37
Average daily rate £415 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 41 (67.21%) Linux
2 40 (65.57%) Configuration Management
3 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (49.18%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (47.54%) Apache
5 29 (47.54%) Python
6 28 (45.90%) Bash Shell
6 28 (45.90%) Puppet
6 28 (45.90%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (40.98%) DevOps
8 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (31.15%) nginx
9 19 (31.15%) Tomcat
10 17 (27.87%) MySQL
11 16 (26.23%) Java
12 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
13 14 (22.95%) Ruby
13 14 (22.95%) Google
13 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
13 14 (22.95%) Web Services
14 13 (21.31%) .NET
14 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
14 13 (21.31%) VMware
14 13 (21.31%) RESTful
14 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (21.31%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (21.31%) OpenStack
14 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
15 12 (19.67%) Jetty
15 12 (19.67%) WebSphere

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 29 (47.54%) Apache
2 19 (31.15%) Tomcat
2 19 (31.15%) nginx
3 13 (21.31%) OpenStack
4 12 (19.67%) WebSphere
4 12 (19.67%) Jetty
4 12 (19.67%) IIS
5 3 (4.92%) Node.js
6 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (49.18%) 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 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.64%) IaaS
6 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 9 (14.75%) Internet
4 7 (11.48%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) MySQL
2 11 (18.03%) MongoDB
2 11 (18.03%) Redis
3 10 (16.39%) NoSQL
4 9 (14.75%) SimpleDB
4 9 (14.75%) 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 3 (4.92%) Maven
3 3 (4.92%) Mocha
3 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.92%) Grunt
4 2 (3.28%) Capybara
5 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.64%) RSpec
5 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Architect
2 12 (19.67%) Software Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Technical Architect
3 10 (16.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Web Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Designer
9 2 (3.28%) Operations Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (1.64%) Release Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Build and Release Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) Web Services
2 13 (21.31%) .NET
2 13 (21.31%) RESTful
3 12 (19.67%) J2EE
3 12 (19.67%) Servlets
4 7 (11.48%) POSIX
5 5 (8.20%) HTML
5 5 (8.20%) CSS
5 5 (8.20%) HTML5
6 3 (4.92%) Backbone.js
6 3 (4.92%) Ember.js
6 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.28%) Sass
7 2 (3.28%) Sinatra
7 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.28%) CSS3
8 1 (1.64%) jQuery
8 1 (1.64%) RSS
8 1 (1.64%) REST
8 1 (1.64%) Resque
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) NHS
2 2 (3.28%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
2 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (67.21%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) UNIX
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) SUSE
3 1 (1.64%) Debian
3 1 (1.64%) Fedora
3 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.64%) CentOS
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) Configuration Management
2 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.98%) DevOps
4 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) OO
7 9 (14.75%) Service Management
7 9 (14.75%) TDD
8 8 (13.11%) Scrum
8 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Kanban
9 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.48%) Open Source
9 7 (11.48%) Network Design
9 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Security Testing
10 5 (8.20%) Requirements Management
11 4 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (6.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) Python
2 28 (45.90%) Bash Shell
3 16 (26.23%) Java
4 14 (22.95%) Ruby
5 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.67%) Xen
3 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (45.90%) Puppet
1 28 (45.90%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (16.39%) 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 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
1 14 (22.95%) Google
2 13 (21.31%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) Rackspace
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle
5 7 (11.48%) hybris
6 1 (1.64%) Akamai
6 1 (1.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Teradata
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) New Relic
6 1 (1.64%) Apigee
6 1 (1.64%) Mashery
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