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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 81 116 226
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +110
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 570 430 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.44% 1.85% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.56% 35.48% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 289 150
Average daily rate
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£441 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £115.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.08% +248.48%
Amazon AWS
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
1603 1212 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.86% 5.21% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1119 816 523
Average daily rate £425 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.75 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -51.56%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +46 120 £475 +5.55% 78
Canary Wharf -2 10 £400 -33.33%
Croydon -5 5 £425 +70.00% 2
Docklands, London - 5 £540 -
Brentford - 3 £400 - 1
Bromley 0 2 £525 -4.54%
Hammersmith -7 2 £475 -
Wembley - 2 £425 -
Feltham - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 430 (41.07%) DevOps
2 409 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
3 393 (37.54%) Web Services
4 378 (36.10%) Java
5 377 (36.01%) Linux
6 326 (31.14%) Puppet
7 288 (27.51%) Opscode Chef
8 284 (27.13%) Python
9 257 (24.55%) Ruby
10 237 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 233 (22.25%) Windows
12 231 (22.06%) Jenkins
13 220 (21.01%) Git (software)
14 219 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
15 212 (20.25%) TDD
16 207 (19.77%) VMware
17 201 (19.20%) JavaScript
18 174 (16.62%) MySQL
19 164 (15.66%) Configuration Management
20 155 (14.80%) MongoDB
21 150 (14.33%) Ansible
21 150 (14.33%) Scrum
22 144 (13.75%) Amazon EC2
23 141 (13.47%) Apache
24 133 (12.70%) SQL
24 133 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
25 132 (12.61%) NoSQL
26 126 (12.03%) Perl
27 124 (11.84%) HTML
27 124 (11.84%) SQL Server

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 141 (13.47%) Apache
2 119 (11.37%) Node.js
3 118 (11.27%) Tomcat
4 117 (11.17%) OpenStack
5 105 (10.03%) IIS
6 73 (6.97%) nginx
7 38 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
8 36 (3.44%) JBoss
9 28 (2.67%) Jetty
10 26 (2.48%) Apache Solr
11 16 (1.53%) WebSphere
11 16 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
12 15 (1.43%) Mule ESB
13 14 (1.34%) Apache Spark
13 14 (1.34%) SAS
13 14 (1.34%) Confluence
13 14 (1.34%) Drupal
14 13 (1.24%) MS Exchange
15 12 (1.15%) CMS
16 11 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.67%) MS Office
3 4 (0.38%) SPSS
4 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.19%) HipChat
6 1 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.096%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.86%) Magento
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.19%) Unica
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.19%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 237 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (13.75%) Amazon EC2
3 71 (6.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 58 (5.54%) Amazon S3
4 58 (5.54%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (4.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 48 (4.58%) PaaS
7 39 (3.72%) SaaS
8 34 (3.25%) Amazon ELB
9 31 (2.96%) IaaS
10 27 (2.58%) Heroku
11 26 (2.48%) Amazon SQS
12 25 (2.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 25 (2.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 22 (2.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 16 (1.53%) GitHub
15 15 (1.43%) Office 365
16 13 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 11 (1.05%) Google App Engine
18 10 (0.96%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 76 (7.26%) Firewall
2 67 (6.40%) DNS
3 66 (6.30%) HTTP
4 57 (5.44%) TCP/IP
5 50 (4.78%) Internet
6 43 (4.11%) VPN
7 32 (3.06%) SAN
8 30 (2.87%) SSL
9 22 (2.10%) DHCP
10 18 (1.72%) LAN
10 18 (1.72%) NAS
11 17 (1.62%) LDAP
11 17 (1.62%) Network Security
12 16 (1.53%) WAN
12 16 (1.53%) VLAN
13 13 (1.24%) Reverse Proxy
14 10 (0.96%) DMZ
14 10 (0.96%) Software-Defined Networking
15 8 (0.76%) FTP
16 7 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (16.62%) MySQL
2 155 (14.80%) MongoDB
3 132 (12.61%) NoSQL
4 124 (11.84%) SQL Server
5 84 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
6 69 (6.59%) Redis
7 68 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 66 (6.30%) Big Data
9 55 (5.25%) Hadoop
10 40 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
11 27 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 26 (2.48%) Relational Database
12 26 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
13 21 (2.01%) CouchDB
13 21 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.53%) DB2
15 15 (1.43%) RDBMS
16 14 (1.34%) HBase
17 12 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 11 (1.05%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 231 (22.06%) Jenkins
2 220 (21.01%) Git (software)
3 94 (8.98%) Subversion
4 65 (6.21%) Maven
5 61 (5.83%) JIRA
6 38 (3.63%) TeamCity
7 35 (3.34%) Mercurial
7 35 (3.34%) Jasmine
8 31 (2.96%) Selenium
9 30 (2.87%) Cucumber
10 29 (2.77%) Hudson
10 29 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (2.39%) Gerrit
12 24 (2.29%) Artifactory
13 20 (1.91%) gulp
13 20 (1.91%) SonarQube
13 20 (1.91%) Gradle
13 20 (1.91%) Grunt
13 20 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (1.62%) RSpec
General
1 72 (6.88%) Finance
2 46 (4.39%) Retail
3 36 (3.44%) Marketing
4 33 (3.15%) Games
5 31 (2.96%) Publishing
6 13 (1.24%) Banking
7 9 (0.86%) Legal
8 8 (0.76%) Advertising
8 8 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.67%) Law
10 4 (0.38%) Automotive
11 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.29%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.19%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.19%) German Language
12 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.096%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.096%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.096%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 281 (26.84%) Developer
2 221 (21.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 125 (11.94%) Architect
4 104 (9.93%) Java Developer
5 52 (4.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 50 (4.78%) Consultant
7 42 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
7 42 (4.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 39 (3.72%) Administrator
9 37 (3.53%) Senior Developer
9 37 (3.53%) Cloud Architect
10 30 (2.87%) Linux Engineer
11 29 (2.77%) Software Engineer
11 29 (2.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 28 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
12 28 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
13 26 (2.48%) Project Manager
13 26 (2.48%) DevOps Consultant
14 25 (2.39%) Web Developer
15 24 (2.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (37.54%) Web Services
2 124 (11.84%) HTML
3 96 (9.17%) CSS
4 95 (9.07%) .NET
5 93 (8.88%) AngularJS
6 86 (8.21%) Spring
7 73 (6.97%) jQuery
8 72 (6.88%) REST
9 70 (6.69%) HTML5
10 69 (6.59%) J2EE
11 63 (6.02%) LAMP
12 62 (5.92%) RESTful
13 52 (4.97%) JSON
13 52 (4.97%) XML
14 48 (4.58%) Hibernate
15 45 (4.30%) Ruby on Rails
16 42 (4.01%) React
17 36 (3.44%) CSS3
18 30 (2.87%) Backbone.js
19 29 (2.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.30%) Data Centre
2 59 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 38 (3.63%) Digital Media
5 37 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 35 (3.34%) Public Cloud
6 35 (3.34%) User Experience
7 28 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 23 (2.20%) Private Cloud
9 17 (1.62%) Online Games
10 16 (1.53%) Clustering
11 14 (1.34%) Social Media
11 14 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.05%) PKI
13 10 (0.96%) Replication
14 9 (0.86%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.86%) Data Integration
15 8 (0.76%) Statistics
15 8 (0.76%) New Media
16 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 377 (36.01%) Linux
2 233 (22.25%) Windows
3 88 (8.40%) UNIX
4 74 (7.07%) CentOS
5 68 (6.49%) Ubuntu
6 67 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (3.53%) Android
9 35 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (3.15%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.76%) Solaris
13 7 (0.67%) Debian
14 6 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.57%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.096%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (41.07%) DevOps
2 409 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
4 212 (20.25%) TDD
5 164 (15.66%) Configuration Management
6 150 (14.33%) Scrum
7 110 (10.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 103 (9.84%) BDD
9 98 (9.36%) Open Source
10 88 (8.40%) E-Commerce
11 77 (7.35%) MVC
12 75 (7.16%) Software Engineering
13 73 (6.97%) Migration
14 70 (6.69%) SOA
15 63 (6.02%) ITIL
16 62 (5.92%) Pair Programming
17 53 (5.06%) OO
18 52 (4.97%) Analytics
19 51 (4.87%) Load Balancing
20 49 (4.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 378 (36.10%) Java
2 284 (27.13%) Python
3 257 (24.55%) Ruby
4 201 (19.20%) JavaScript
5 133 (12.70%) SQL
6 126 (12.03%) Perl
7 123 (11.75%) PHP
8 109 (10.41%) Bash Shell
9 90 (8.60%) PowerShell
10 84 (8.02%) Scala
11 61 (5.83%) C#
12 41 (3.92%) Groovy
13 27 (2.58%) Go
14 23 (2.20%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.24%) R
16 12 (1.15%) C++
17 7 (0.67%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.48%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.48%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.48%) Korn
Qualifications
1 39 (3.72%) Degree
2 29 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.05%) CCNA
6 10 (0.96%) MCP
7 7 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (0.67%) CCNP
7 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.67%) CCSA
8 6 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.57%) CISSP
8 6 (0.57%) PhD
9 5 (0.48%) CCEA
9 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.48%) CCEE
10 4 (0.38%) RHCE
10 4 (0.38%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.38%) MCSE
10 4 (0.38%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.54%) QA
2 13 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.15%) SLA
4 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 133 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (6.97%) Docker
3 68 (6.49%) Active Directory
4 48 (4.58%) vCloud
5 41 (3.92%) vSphere
6 15 (1.43%) Varnish
6 15 (1.43%) XenApp
6 15 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.43%) NFS
7 9 (0.86%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.76%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.76%) HDFS
9 6 (0.57%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.57%) XenServer
9 6 (0.57%) Xen
10 5 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.48%) KVM
11 4 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.29%) OCFS2
12 3 (0.29%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 326 (31.14%) Puppet
2 288 (27.51%) Opscode Chef
3 150 (14.33%) Ansible
4 87 (8.31%) Nagios
5 71 (6.78%) Salt
6 60 (5.73%) Vagrant
7 58 (5.54%) ZABBIX
8 35 (3.34%) Kibana
9 33 (3.15%) HAProxy
10 24 (2.29%) logstash
10 24 (2.29%) Graphite
11 21 (2.01%) Rundeck
12 12 (1.15%) StatsD
12 12 (1.15%) SCCM
13 11 (1.05%) Mesos
14 10 (0.96%) Cacti
14 10 (0.96%) Capistrano
15 8 (0.76%) SCOM
16 7 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
16 7 (0.67%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 207 (19.77%) VMware
2 104 (9.93%) Red Hat
3 95 (9.07%) Microsoft
4 85 (8.12%) Oracle
5 81 (7.74%) Google
6 51 (4.87%) New Relic
7 50 (4.78%) Rackspace
8 33 (3.15%) Cisco
9 32 (3.06%) HP
10 29 (2.77%) Perforce
11 27 (2.58%) Citrix
12 26 (2.48%) Splunk
13 24 (2.29%) AppDynamics
14 21 (2.01%) Akamai
15 19 (1.81%) IBM
16 17 (1.62%) NetApp
17 16 (1.53%) SaltStack
18 15 (1.43%) Atlassian
19 11 (1.05%) Tableau
19 11 (1.05%) EMC
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