The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 53 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 25 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.41% 4.19% 3.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 78.13% 73.08% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 35
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.50 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+474.24% -
Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
32 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.08% 5.73% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 45 36
Average daily rate £350 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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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 25 July 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 28 (93.33%) Web Services
2 23 (76.67%) Python
3 21 (70.00%) Linux
4 19 (63.33%) PHP
4 19 (63.33%) C++
5 15 (50.00%) Ruby
6 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
7 12 (40.00%) Internet
8 11 (36.67%) DevOps
8 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (36.67%) Puppet
9 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 10 (33.33%) Salt
10 9 (30.00%) TDD
11 7 (23.33%) Node.js
12 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (20.00%) DNS
13 5 (16.67%) SSL
13 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
13 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 5 (16.67%) Redis
13 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
13 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
13 5 (16.67%) SimpleDB
13 5 (16.67%) Couchbase
14 4 (13.33%) SSH
14 4 (13.33%) Perl
15 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
15 3 (10.00%) HTML

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (23.33%) Node.js
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Internet
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) SSL
3 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.33%) SSH
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SimpleDB
1 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 5 (16.67%) Redis
1 5 (16.67%) Couchbase
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineer
1 13 (43.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Developer
4 8 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) PHP Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Release Manager
6 3 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Environment Manager
8 1 (3.33%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) LAMP
2 3 (10.00%) Symfony
2 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
2 11 (36.67%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) TDD
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) Release Management
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Python
2 19 (63.33%) PHP
2 19 (63.33%) C++
3 15 (50.00%) Ruby
4 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (13.33%) Perl
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) PHP5
7 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Puppet
1 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Google
1 3 (10.00%) Facebook
1 3 (10.00%) Twitter
2 1 (3.33%) Zend