The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 86 99 183
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +84
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 566 488 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.35% 2.04% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.94% 37.57% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 335 243
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1620 1299 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.73% 5.42% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 865 633
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.70 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in London

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the London region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in London

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in London

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the London region.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Trend in London

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 98 £475 +13.43% 32
Canary Wharf +4 14 £350 -41.66%
Croydon -16 6 £450 - 2
Docklands, London - 4 £540 -
Brentford +1 3 £400 - 1
Bromley -3 2 £475 -
Hammersmith - 2 £475 - 1
Hounslow +6 1 £310 -36.73%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 437 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (40.70%) DevOps
3 402 (37.78%) Java
4 384 (36.09%) Web Services
5 369 (34.68%) Linux
6 305 (28.67%) Puppet
7 283 (26.60%) Opscode Chef
8 265 (24.91%) TDD
9 260 (24.44%) Jenkins
10 259 (24.34%) Ruby
11 252 (23.68%) Python
12 250 (23.50%) Git (software)
13 248 (23.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 244 (22.93%) Continuous Integration
15 197 (18.52%) JavaScript
16 192 (18.05%) Scrum
17 188 (17.67%) VMware
18 187 (17.58%) Windows
19 175 (16.45%) MySQL
20 164 (15.41%) Ansible
21 160 (15.04%) Configuration Management
22 155 (14.57%) MongoDB
23 150 (14.10%) SQL
24 148 (13.91%) BDD
25 142 (13.35%) Tomcat
26 141 (13.25%) Apache
27 128 (12.03%) Open Source
28 126 (11.84%) HTML
29 125 (11.75%) Spring
30 124 (11.65%) NoSQL

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 142 (13.35%) Tomcat
2 141 (13.25%) Apache
3 119 (11.18%) Node.js
4 108 (10.15%) OpenStack
5 92 (8.65%) IIS
6 66 (6.20%) nginx
7 49 (4.61%) Jetty
8 48 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
9 39 (3.67%) JBoss
10 27 (2.54%) SharePoint
11 23 (2.16%) Apache Solr
12 22 (2.07%) MQSeries
12 22 (2.07%) CMS
12 22 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
13 20 (1.88%) Confluence
14 19 (1.79%) Apache Spark
15 17 (1.60%) WebSphere
16 15 (1.41%) Drupal
16 15 (1.41%) Mule ESB
17 12 (1.13%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.19%) HipChat
4 1 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.094%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.03%) Magento
2 5 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.19%) Unica
4 2 (0.19%) Tridion
5 1 (0.094%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 248 (23.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (11.28%) Amazon EC2
3 59 (5.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 57 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 54 (5.08%) PaaS
6 49 (4.61%) Amazon S3
7 47 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (4.04%) SaaS
9 32 (3.01%) IaaS
10 27 (2.54%) GitHub
11 24 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 23 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
12 23 (2.16%) Heroku
13 22 (2.07%) Amazon SQS
14 17 (1.60%) Office 365
15 13 (1.22%) Google Apps
16 12 (1.13%) Google App Engine
17 10 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 8 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 78 (7.33%) HTTP
2 69 (6.48%) DNS
2 69 (6.48%) Firewall
3 67 (6.30%) TCP/IP
4 40 (3.76%) VPN
5 38 (3.57%) Internet
6 36 (3.38%) SAN
7 33 (3.10%) SSL
8 29 (2.73%) DHCP
9 24 (2.26%) NAS
10 20 (1.88%) LDAP
11 17 (1.60%) VLAN
12 14 (1.32%) DMZ
12 14 (1.32%) LAN
13 13 (1.22%) WAN
13 13 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
13 13 (1.22%) Network Security
13 13 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
14 10 (0.94%) IPsec
15 9 (0.85%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (16.45%) MySQL
2 155 (14.57%) MongoDB
3 124 (11.65%) NoSQL
4 103 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 93 (8.74%) PostgreSQL
6 76 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 70 (6.58%) Big Data
8 61 (5.73%) Hadoop
9 58 (5.45%) Redis
10 31 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
11 22 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.88%) Relational Database
12 20 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
13 19 (1.79%) HBase
14 18 (1.69%) CouchDB
15 16 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (1.41%) DB2
17 12 (1.13%) Oracle Database
18 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (1.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 260 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 250 (23.50%) Git (software)
3 102 (9.59%) Subversion
4 77 (7.24%) Maven
5 72 (6.77%) JIRA
6 40 (3.76%) Selenium
7 38 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 37 (3.48%) Mercurial
9 35 (3.29%) TeamCity
10 33 (3.10%) Gerrit
11 30 (2.82%) Hudson
12 29 (2.73%) Jasmine
12 29 (2.73%) Gradle
13 28 (2.63%) Artifactory
14 26 (2.44%) JMeter
14 26 (2.44%) JUnit
15 25 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 25 (2.35%) SonarQube
16 19 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (1.79%) Ant
General
1 83 (7.80%) Finance
2 53 (4.98%) Retail
3 28 (2.63%) Marketing
4 26 (2.44%) Publishing
4 26 (2.44%) Games
5 17 (1.60%) Banking
6 8 (0.75%) Law
7 7 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.56%) Legal
9 5 (0.47%) Advertising
9 5 (0.47%) Automotive
10 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.094%) Local Government
12 1 (0.094%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.094%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.094%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.094%) Billing
Job Titles
1 296 (27.82%) Developer
2 211 (19.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 135 (12.69%) Architect
4 126 (11.84%) Java Developer
5 49 (4.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 44 (4.14%) Consultant
7 43 (4.04%) Cloud Architect
8 40 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
9 34 (3.20%) Technical Architect
9 34 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (3.10%) Senior Developer
11 31 (2.91%) Administrator
12 30 (2.82%) Analyst
13 29 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
15 27 (2.54%) Project Manager
15 27 (2.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 26 (2.44%) Agile Java Developer
17 25 (2.35%) Full Stack Developer
17 25 (2.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (36.09%) Web Services
2 126 (11.84%) HTML
3 125 (11.75%) Spring
4 92 (8.65%) CSS
5 89 (8.36%) REST
6 81 (7.61%) AngularJS
6 81 (7.61%) .NET
7 78 (7.33%) J2EE
8 73 (6.86%) RESTful
9 69 (6.48%) LAMP
9 69 (6.48%) Hibernate
10 61 (5.73%) HTML5
11 55 (5.17%) jQuery
12 51 (4.79%) JSON
13 48 (4.51%) Spring MVC
14 39 (3.67%) Ruby on Rails
15 33 (3.10%) XML
16 32 (3.01%) Java EE
17 30 (2.82%) Django
18 29 (2.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.39%) Data Centre
2 50 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 38 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 30 (2.82%) Digital Media
6 26 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 25 (2.35%) User Experience
7 25 (2.35%) Computer Science
8 23 (2.16%) Private Cloud
9 20 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.22%) PKI
11 12 (1.13%) STB
11 12 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.13%) Online Games
12 11 (1.03%) Replication
13 10 (0.94%) Grid Computing
13 10 (0.94%) Clustering
14 9 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
15 8 (0.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 369 (34.68%) Linux
2 187 (17.58%) Windows
3 97 (9.12%) UNIX
4 69 (6.48%) Ubuntu
5 67 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (6.02%) CentOS
7 53 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (2.16%) Android
10 19 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 18 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.56%) Solaris
13 6 (0.56%) Debian
13 6 (0.56%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.094%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (40.70%) DevOps
3 265 (24.91%) TDD
4 244 (22.93%) Continuous Integration
5 192 (18.05%) Scrum
6 160 (15.04%) Configuration Management
7 148 (13.91%) BDD
8 128 (12.03%) Open Source
9 113 (10.62%) E-Commerce
10 112 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 97 (9.12%) MVC
12 83 (7.80%) Migration
13 79 (7.42%) SOA
14 75 (7.05%) Pair Programming
15 67 (6.30%) Kanban
16 62 (5.83%) Software Engineering
17 51 (4.79%) ITIL
17 51 (4.79%) Multithreading
18 50 (4.70%) OO
19 48 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 402 (37.78%) Java
2 259 (24.34%) Ruby
3 252 (23.68%) Python
4 197 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 150 (14.10%) SQL
6 117 (11.00%) PHP
7 113 (10.62%) Perl
8 96 (9.02%) Bash Shell
9 95 (8.93%) Scala
10 86 (8.08%) PowerShell
11 68 (6.39%) C#
12 61 (5.73%) Groovy
13 31 (2.91%) C++
14 29 (2.73%) Go
15 27 (2.54%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.32%) R
17 11 (1.03%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.75%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.56%) Clojure
20 5 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (3.10%) Security Cleared
2 30 (2.82%) Degree
3 20 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (0.94%) MCP
6 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (0.75%) CCNA
8 7 (0.66%) CCEA
8 7 (0.66%) RHCE
8 7 (0.66%) CCEE
9 6 (0.56%) CISSP
10 5 (0.47%) MCSE
10 5 (0.47%) IBM Certification
10 5 (0.47%) CCNP
10 5 (0.47%) RHCSA
11 4 (0.38%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.38%) CCSA
11 4 (0.38%) CISM
11 4 (0.38%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.71%) QA
2 18 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.03%) SLA
4 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 122 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (10.34%) Docker
3 61 (5.73%) Active Directory
4 39 (3.67%) vCloud
5 25 (2.35%) vSphere
6 18 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.60%) NFS
8 14 (1.32%) XenApp
9 13 (1.22%) Varnish
10 7 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.66%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.56%) KVM
11 6 (0.56%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.47%) SRDF
12 5 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.38%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.28%) OCFS2
14 3 (0.28%) HDFS
14 3 (0.28%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 305 (28.67%) Puppet
2 283 (26.60%) Opscode Chef
3 164 (15.41%) Ansible
4 66 (6.20%) Vagrant
5 63 (5.92%) Nagios
6 60 (5.64%) Salt
7 35 (3.29%) ZABBIX
8 34 (3.20%) HAProxy
9 29 (2.73%) Graphite
10 24 (2.26%) logstash
11 23 (2.16%) Kibana
12 19 (1.79%) Rundeck
13 18 (1.69%) Mesos
14 11 (1.03%) SCCM
15 10 (0.94%) SCOM
16 9 (0.85%) Kubernetes
16 9 (0.85%) Capistrano
16 9 (0.85%) StatsD
17 7 (0.66%) Cacti
17 7 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 188 (17.67%) VMware
2 109 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 96 (9.02%) Red Hat
4 91 (8.55%) Google
5 75 (7.05%) Oracle
6 47 (4.42%) HP
7 46 (4.32%) Rackspace
8 38 (3.57%) New Relic
9 32 (3.01%) Cisco
10 25 (2.35%) IBM
10 25 (2.35%) AppDynamics
11 22 (2.07%) SaltStack
12 21 (1.97%) Atlassian
13 19 (1.79%) Splunk
13 19 (1.79%) Citrix
13 19 (1.79%) NetApp
14 18 (1.69%) Perforce
15 16 (1.50%) EMC
16 11 (1.03%) Adobe
17 10 (0.94%) Dell
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