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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 92 159 259
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +100
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 481 320 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.15% 1.37% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.41% 32.89% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 234 98
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £285
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -64.09%
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
1398 973 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.25% 4.18% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 692 394
Average daily rate £438 £425 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -29.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +47 85 £450 +4.65% 42
Canary Wharf -3 4 - -
Croydon - 3 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - -
Bromley +6 2 £525 +20.00% 1
Wembley - 2 £425 -
Twickenham - 1 £450 -
Dagenham - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £475 -
Paddington - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 - 2
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 413 (43.11%) DevOps
2 385 (40.19%) Linux
3 379 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
4 371 (38.73%) Web Services
5 343 (35.80%) Puppet
6 337 (35.18%) Java
7 321 (33.51%) Python
8 286 (29.85%) Opscode Chef
9 285 (29.75%) Ruby
10 216 (22.55%) Jenkins
10 216 (22.55%) Windows
11 200 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 196 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
13 184 (19.21%) Git (software)
14 182 (19.00%) MySQL
15 167 (17.43%) VMware
16 166 (17.33%) JavaScript
17 163 (17.01%) TDD
18 155 (16.18%) MongoDB
19 153 (15.97%) Configuration Management
20 147 (15.34%) Apache
21 143 (14.93%) NoSQL
22 141 (14.72%) OpenStack
22 141 (14.72%) Amazon EC2
23 137 (14.30%) Perl
24 134 (13.99%) Ansible
25 124 (12.94%) PHP
26 122 (12.73%) Bash Shell
27 119 (12.42%) Scrum
28 115 (12.00%) HTML

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 147 (15.34%) Apache
2 141 (14.72%) OpenStack
3 99 (10.33%) Node.js
4 88 (9.19%) nginx
5 86 (8.98%) Tomcat
6 79 (8.25%) IIS
7 46 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
8 33 (3.44%) Apache Solr
9 29 (3.03%) Apache Spark
10 21 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (1.57%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.57%) JBoss
12 12 (1.25%) Jetty
12 12 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (1.15%) MS Exchange
14 10 (1.04%) CMS
14 10 (1.04%) Confluence
14 10 (1.04%) Mule ESB
14 10 (1.04%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.42%) SPSS
2 4 (0.42%) MS Office
3 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) HipChat
5 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.42%) Magento
3 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) Tridion
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 200 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (14.72%) Amazon EC2
3 74 (7.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 67 (6.99%) Amazon S3
5 52 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
6 44 (4.59%) PaaS
7 37 (3.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 36 (3.76%) Heroku
9 31 (3.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 29 (3.03%) SaaS
10 29 (3.03%) IaaS
11 28 (2.92%) Amazon ELB
12 26 (2.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 20 (2.09%) Amazon EMR
13 20 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (1.77%) Engine Yard
14 17 (1.77%) GitHub
14 17 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (1.25%) Google App Engine
16 10 (1.04%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 67 (6.99%) DNS
2 66 (6.89%) Firewall
3 63 (6.58%) TCP/IP
4 53 (5.53%) HTTP
5 46 (4.80%) Internet
6 32 (3.34%) VPN
7 29 (3.03%) SSL
8 19 (1.98%) SAN
9 18 (1.88%) VLAN
10 17 (1.77%) DHCP
11 14 (1.46%) LAN
12 13 (1.36%) WAN
13 12 (1.25%) Network Security
14 9 (0.94%) FTP
15 8 (0.84%) DMZ
15 8 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
15 8 (0.84%) NAS
16 7 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
17 6 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
18 5 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (19.00%) MySQL
2 155 (16.18%) MongoDB
3 143 (14.93%) NoSQL
4 109 (11.38%) SQL Server
5 84 (8.77%) Big Data
6 78 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
7 73 (7.62%) Hadoop
8 71 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 62 (6.47%) Redis
10 33 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
11 32 (3.34%) Relational Database
12 29 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (2.61%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.98%) Apache Hive
15 17 (1.77%) CouchDB
16 16 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
17 13 (1.36%) HBase
18 12 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 11 (1.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 216 (22.55%) Jenkins
2 184 (19.21%) Git (software)
3 95 (9.92%) Subversion
4 55 (5.74%) Maven
5 47 (4.91%) JIRA
6 39 (4.07%) Hudson
7 36 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 35 (3.65%) TeamCity
9 27 (2.82%) Cucumber
10 26 (2.71%) Mercurial
11 24 (2.51%) Jasmine
12 22 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (2.30%) Grunt
13 21 (2.19%) RSpec
14 16 (1.67%) Selenium
14 16 (1.67%) Bower
15 15 (1.57%) QUnit
15 15 (1.57%) Mocha
16 14 (1.46%) Gerrit
16 14 (1.46%) Gradle
General
1 59 (6.16%) Finance
2 38 (3.97%) Games
3 35 (3.65%) Retail
4 32 (3.34%) Publishing
5 28 (2.92%) Marketing
6 10 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.04%) Advertising
7 7 (0.73%) Banking
8 5 (0.52%) Legal
8 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.31%) Japanese Language
9 3 (0.31%) Law
10 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.21%) German Language
10 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.21%) Turkish Language
10 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 235 (24.53%) Developer
2 234 (24.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 104 (10.86%) Architect
4 84 (8.77%) Java Developer
5 66 (6.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 57 (5.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 44 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
8 40 (4.18%) Consultant
9 36 (3.76%) Administrator
9 36 (3.76%) Senior Developer
10 33 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
11 27 (2.82%) Software Engineer
12 26 (2.71%) Project Manager
13 25 (2.61%) Web Developer
13 25 (2.61%) Systems Administrator
13 25 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 23 (2.40%) Cloud Engineer
15 22 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
16 21 (2.19%) Ruby on Rails Developer
17 20 (2.09%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (38.73%) Web Services
2 115 (12.00%) HTML
3 103 (10.75%) .NET
4 99 (10.33%) CSS
5 77 (8.04%) jQuery
6 76 (7.93%) AngularJS
7 72 (7.52%) HTML5
8 64 (6.68%) RESTful
9 60 (6.26%) Spring
10 56 (5.85%) REST
10 56 (5.85%) XML
11 49 (5.11%) Ruby on Rails
11 49 (5.11%) JSON
12 45 (4.70%) LAMP
13 44 (4.59%) J2EE
14 41 (4.28%) React
15 40 (4.18%) CSS3
16 32 (3.34%) Hibernate
17 26 (2.71%) Backbone.js
18 25 (2.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.72%) Open Source
2 51 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 42 (4.38%) Digital Media
4 42 (4.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 40 (4.18%) Public Cloud
6 33 (3.44%) Mobile App
7 32 (3.34%) Clustering
8 29 (3.03%) User Experience
9 27 (2.82%) Online Games
10 24 (2.51%) Private Cloud
11 15 (1.57%) Social Media
11 15 (1.57%) Data Integration
11 15 (1.57%) Device Driver
12 13 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.36%) Replication
13 11 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.04%) Statistics
14 10 (1.04%) Spread Betting
15 9 (0.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 385 (40.19%) Linux
2 216 (22.55%) Windows
3 95 (9.92%) UNIX
4 88 (9.19%) Ubuntu
5 78 (8.14%) CentOS
6 48 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (3.03%) Android
10 28 (2.92%) Apple iOS
11 18 (1.88%) Debian
12 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.84%) Solaris
14 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.42%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (43.11%) DevOps
2 379 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
4 163 (17.01%) TDD
5 153 (15.97%) Configuration Management
6 119 (12.42%) Scrum
7 114 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 82 (8.56%) BDD
9 80 (8.35%) E-Commerce
10 79 (8.25%) Load Balancing
11 67 (6.99%) SOA
12 63 (6.58%) Software Engineering
13 56 (5.85%) MVC
14 54 (5.64%) Migration
15 52 (5.43%) OO
16 51 (5.32%) Analytics
17 47 (4.91%) Kanban
18 44 (4.59%) ITIL
18 44 (4.59%) Pair Programming
19 39 (4.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 337 (35.18%) Java
2 321 (33.51%) Python
3 285 (29.75%) Ruby
4 166 (17.33%) JavaScript
5 137 (14.30%) Perl
6 124 (12.94%) PHP
7 122 (12.73%) Bash Shell
8 106 (11.06%) SQL
9 73 (7.62%) PowerShell
10 55 (5.74%) Scala
11 49 (5.11%) C#
12 36 (3.76%) Shell Script
13 21 (2.19%) Groovy
14 20 (2.09%) Go
15 14 (1.46%) Korn
16 10 (1.04%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.04%) R
17 7 (0.73%) C
18 6 (0.63%) PHP5
18 6 (0.63%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (4.38%) Degree
2 18 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.04%) VCAP
6 9 (0.94%) VCDX
6 9 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.73%) PhD
8 6 (0.63%) CCNP
8 6 (0.63%) CCNA
8 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.31%) CCSA
11 3 (0.31%) MCP
11 3 (0.31%) MCSE
12 2 (0.21%) GIAC
12 2 (0.21%) PMP
12 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.80%) QA
2 11 (1.15%) SLA
3 6 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 101 (10.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (6.68%) vCloud
3 57 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 54 (5.64%) Docker
5 51 (5.32%) vSphere
6 19 (1.98%) Varnish
7 14 (1.46%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.25%) Xen
9 11 (1.15%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.73%) HDFS
11 6 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.63%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.63%) Postfix
11 6 (0.63%) Sendmail
11 6 (0.63%) XenApp
11 6 (0.63%) XenServer
12 5 (0.52%) OCFS2
12 5 (0.52%) GlusterFS
12 5 (0.52%) GFS2
12 5 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 343 (35.80%) Puppet
2 286 (29.85%) Opscode Chef
3 134 (13.99%) Ansible
4 109 (11.38%) Nagios
5 70 (7.31%) Salt
6 66 (6.89%) ZABBIX
7 48 (5.01%) Vagrant
8 37 (3.86%) Kibana
9 32 (3.34%) HAProxy
10 20 (2.09%) Cacti
10 20 (2.09%) Graphite
11 19 (1.98%) Cobbler
12 15 (1.57%) collectd
13 14 (1.46%) Zenoss
13 14 (1.46%) logstash
14 12 (1.25%) SCCM
14 12 (1.25%) SCOM
14 12 (1.25%) Mesos
15 10 (1.04%) StatsD
16 9 (0.94%) Graylog
Vendors
1 167 (17.43%) VMware
2 105 (10.96%) Red Hat
3 97 (10.13%) Oracle
4 74 (7.72%) Microsoft
5 61 (6.37%) Rackspace
6 57 (5.95%) Google
7 50 (5.22%) New Relic
8 35 (3.65%) Perforce
9 31 (3.24%) Cisco
10 23 (2.40%) Splunk
11 21 (2.19%) Akamai
12 18 (1.88%) Citrix
13 16 (1.67%) HP
13 16 (1.67%) AppDynamics
14 15 (1.57%) NetApp
15 14 (1.46%) IBM
16 12 (1.25%) Adobe
17 11 (1.15%) Tableau
18 10 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
19 9 (0.94%) F5
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £325 to £385 per annum 3 month rolling contracts- Long term proje
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £700 to £900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £275 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £340 - £410 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago