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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 71 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 18 32 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.47% 3.24% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.43% 56.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 0
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £475
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -36.84%
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 Leeds region.

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
35 57 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.87% 5.76% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 1
Average daily rate £412 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.16% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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 24 December 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 26 (83.87%) Web Services
2 21 (67.74%) Linux
3 20 (64.52%) Python
4 17 (54.84%) Ruby
4 17 (54.84%) Bash Shell
4 17 (54.84%) DevOps
5 15 (48.39%) PHP
5 15 (48.39%) MySQL
6 14 (45.16%) Apache
6 14 (45.16%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (45.16%) Puppet
7 13 (41.94%) Internet
8 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
8 12 (38.71%) C++
8 12 (38.71%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (38.71%) Node.js
9 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
9 10 (32.26%) Client/Server
9 10 (32.26%) DNS
10 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
10 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
10 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
10 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
10 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (25.81%) SSL
11 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
11 8 (25.81%) TDD
12 7 (22.58%) Oracle
12 7 (22.58%) Salt
12 7 (22.58%) Redis

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (45.16%) Apache
2 12 (38.71%) Node.js
3 6 (19.35%) nginx
4 5 (16.13%) OpenStack
5 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon S3
2 6 (19.35%) Route 53
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Internet
2 10 (32.26%) DNS
3 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.81%) SSL
5 5 (16.13%) DHCP
6 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) MySQL
2 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
3 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
4 7 (22.58%) Redis
5 6 (19.35%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (16.13%) Couchbase
6 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
6 5 (16.13%) SimpleDB
7 2 (6.45%) RavenDB
7 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Python Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) LAMP
3 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 2 (6.45%) WCF
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) DTV
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) DevOps
2 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
3 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
3 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.13%) Kanban
5 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) Security Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Network Design
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) MVC
8 2 (6.45%) Release Management
8 2 (6.45%) Change Control
8 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Python
2 17 (54.84%) Ruby
2 17 (54.84%) Bash Shell
3 15 (48.39%) PHP
4 12 (38.71%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Puppet
1 14 (45.16%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (22.58%) Salt
3 6 (19.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.45%) Percona
4 1 (3.23%) SAP