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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 62 63 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -44
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 40 29 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.80% 2.34% 8.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.78% 80.56% 90.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 57
Average daily rate
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£415 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £324 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £403 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -7.57%
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
82 36 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.73% 2.91% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 22 60
Average daily rate £360 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+96.07% -53.21%

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 27 May 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 46 (90.20%) Linux
2 44 (86.27%) Configuration Management
3 34 (66.67%) Python
3 34 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (64.71%) Bash Shell
4 33 (64.71%) Puppet
4 33 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (64.71%) Apache
5 30 (58.82%) DevOps
6 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (41.18%) MySQL
9 20 (39.22%) nginx
10 19 (37.25%) Tomcat
10 19 (37.25%) Ruby
11 17 (33.33%) Java
12 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
13 14 (27.45%) OpenStack
14 13 (25.49%) Redis
14 13 (25.49%) MongoDB
14 13 (25.49%) Rackspace
14 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
14 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (25.49%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (25.49%) VMware
14 13 (25.49%) .NET
14 13 (25.49%) Web Services
14 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
14 13 (25.49%) DNS
15 12 (23.53%) Google Cloud Platform

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 33 (64.71%) Apache
2 20 (39.22%) nginx
3 19 (37.25%) Tomcat
4 14 (27.45%) OpenStack
5 12 (23.53%) WebSphere
5 12 (23.53%) Jetty
5 12 (23.53%) IIS
6 2 (3.92%) Node.js
7 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (25.49%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (23.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (23.53%) Google App Engine
4 9 (17.65%) Route 53
4 9 (17.65%) Amazon S3
4 9 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
5 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
1 13 (25.49%) DNS
2 12 (23.53%) DHCP
2 12 (23.53%) FTP
2 12 (23.53%) HTTP
2 12 (23.53%) IPsec
3 11 (21.57%) SSL
3 11 (21.57%) Internet
4 8 (15.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) MySQL
2 13 (25.49%) MongoDB
2 13 (25.49%) Redis
3 11 (21.57%) NoSQL
4 10 (19.61%) SimpleDB
4 10 (19.61%) Couchbase
5 9 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
6 7 (13.73%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
2 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.92%) Capybara
4 1 (1.96%) RSpec
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 12 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Web Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.96%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Ruby Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Release Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
1 13 (25.49%) Web Services
2 12 (23.53%) J2EE
2 12 (23.53%) Servlets
3 7 (13.73%) POSIX
4 2 (3.92%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.92%) HTML
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) RESTful
4 2 (3.92%) HTML5
4 2 (3.92%) Sinatra
4 2 (3.92%) CSS3
4 2 (3.92%) Sass
5 1 (1.96%) Resque
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (90.20%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) UNIX
3 8 (15.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) SUSE
4 1 (1.96%) Debian
4 1 (1.96%) Fedora
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) Configuration Management
2 30 (58.82%) DevOps
3 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 9 (17.65%) TDD
7 8 (15.69%) OO
7 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Kanban
7 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.69%) Security Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Performance Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Open Source
8 7 (13.73%) Network Design
8 7 (13.73%) Service Management
9 3 (5.88%) Server Building
9 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.96%) Release Management
10 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) Python
2 33 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 19 (37.25%) Ruby
4 17 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) SQL
8 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.53%) Xen
3 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (64.71%) Puppet
1 33 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (21.57%) Salt
3 8 (15.69%) Ansible
3 8 (15.69%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.96%) StatsD
4 1 (1.96%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.96%) Graylog
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) VMware
1 13 (25.49%) Rackspace
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Google
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) hybris
5 1 (1.96%) Akamai
5 1 (1.96%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) Percona
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) Teradata
5 1 (1.96%) New Relic
5 1 (1.96%) Apigee
5 1 (1.96%) Mashery
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
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