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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 196 240 310
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +70
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 259 195 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 0.77% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.42% 31.10% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 139 61
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1019 627 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.15% 2.48% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 451 244
Average daily rate £438 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.14% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 +19 38 £450 +18.42% 14
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 347 (70.39%) Web Services
2 261 (52.94%) Linux
3 213 (43.20%) DevOps
4 200 (40.57%) Puppet
5 174 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
6 165 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
7 155 (31.44%) Python
8 147 (29.82%) Ruby
9 135 (27.38%) Amazon EC2
10 128 (25.96%) Java
11 118 (23.94%) UNIX
12 99 (20.08%) MySQL
13 95 (19.27%) Bash Shell
14 94 (19.07%) VMware
15 93 (18.86%) Apache
16 85 (17.24%) Configuration Management
17 80 (16.23%) PHP
18 79 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
19 76 (15.42%) Jenkins
20 74 (15.01%) Tomcat
20 74 (15.01%) Red Hat
21 73 (14.81%) Git (software)
21 73 (14.81%) NoSQL
22 72 (14.60%) Amazon S3
23 69 (14.00%) Perl
24 66 (13.39%) LAMP
24 66 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
25 65 (13.18%) MongoDB
25 65 (13.18%) JavaScript
25 65 (13.18%) Nagios

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 93 (18.86%) Apache
2 74 (15.01%) Tomcat
3 41 (8.32%) WebLogic
4 40 (8.11%) WebSphere
5 32 (6.49%) nginx
6 30 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (6.09%) IIS
7 22 (4.46%) Node.js
8 11 (2.23%) Apache Solr
9 10 (2.03%) OpenStack
9 10 (2.03%) CMS
10 9 (1.83%) Drupal
10 9 (1.83%) WordPress
11 7 (1.42%) Jetty
11 7 (1.42%) Confluence
12 6 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.22%) CloudStack
13 5 (1.01%) Mule
13 5 (1.01%) JBoss
14 4 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (4.46%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 135 (27.38%) Amazon EC2
2 72 (14.60%) Amazon S3
3 52 (10.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (5.27%) Amazon ELB
5 20 (4.06%) IaaS
6 16 (3.25%) PaaS
7 15 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (2.03%) SaaS
9 10 (2.03%) ElastiCache
9 10 (2.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 8 (1.62%) Route 53
11 4 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.81%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.81%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 3 (0.61%) Office 365
12 3 (0.61%) GitHub
12 3 (0.61%) Heroku
12 3 (0.61%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.25%) DNS
1 16 (3.25%) Firewall
2 11 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.03%) SSL
4 8 (1.62%) SNMP
4 8 (1.62%) Internet
5 7 (1.42%) VPN
5 7 (1.42%) HTTP
6 5 (1.01%) SAN
7 4 (0.81%) MPLS
8 3 (0.61%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.61%) IPsec
8 3 (0.61%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.61%) VLAN
9 2 (0.41%) Network Security
9 2 (0.41%) NAS
9 2 (0.41%) AMQP
9 2 (0.41%) LDAP
9 2 (0.41%) LAN
9 2 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (20.08%) MySQL
2 73 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 65 (13.18%) MongoDB
4 41 (8.32%) Hadoop
4 41 (8.32%) Amazon RDS
5 40 (8.11%) Big Data
5 40 (8.11%) Oracle Exadata
6 39 (7.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 31 (6.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 28 (5.68%) Redis
9 21 (4.26%) CouchDB
9 21 (4.26%) SQL Server
10 18 (3.65%) Riak
11 12 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.01%) QlikView
13 5 (1.01%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.81%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 76 (15.42%) Jenkins
2 73 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 49 (9.94%) JIRA
4 35 (7.10%) Subversion
5 30 (6.09%) Hudson
6 22 (4.46%) Maven
7 21 (4.26%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.23%) JUnit
9 10 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.03%) PHPUnit
10 9 (1.83%) JMeter
11 8 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.01%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.01%) RSpec
13 4 (0.81%) Capybara
13 4 (0.81%) NUnit
13 4 (0.81%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.81%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.81%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 41 (8.32%) Finance
2 24 (4.87%) Games
3 20 (4.06%) Financial Institution
4 13 (2.64%) Publishing
5 10 (2.03%) Marketing
6 8 (1.62%) Retail
6 8 (1.62%) Advertising
7 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.41%) Back Office
8 2 (0.41%) Billing
8 2 (0.41%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (29.21%) Developer
2 100 (20.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (10.14%) Architect
4 41 (8.32%) Java Developer
5 36 (7.30%) Cloud Engineer
6 28 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
7 25 (5.07%) Consultant
8 23 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (4.06%) Senior Developer
10 19 (3.85%) DevOps Architect
11 18 (3.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 18 (3.65%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.45%) Web Developer
13 16 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (2.84%) Security Engineer
14 14 (2.84%) Lead Architect
15 13 (2.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 12 (2.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 12 (2.43%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 11 (2.23%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (70.39%) Web Services
2 66 (13.39%) LAMP
3 57 (11.56%) RESTful
4 48 (9.74%) HTML
5 46 (9.33%) Spring
6 40 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 37 (7.51%) CSS
8 31 (6.29%) HTML5
9 28 (5.68%) jQuery
9 28 (5.68%) REST
10 24 (4.87%) J2EE
11 21 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
12 20 (4.06%) JSON
12 20 (4.06%) Middleware
12 20 (4.06%) XML
13 18 (3.65%) CSS3
13 18 (3.65%) Zend Framework
14 16 (3.25%) Hibernate
14 16 (3.25%) AngularJS
15 15 (3.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.34%) Open Source
2 41 (8.32%) Clustering
3 31 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.06%) Hedge funds
5 18 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.04%) Online Games
7 12 (2.43%) Replication
8 11 (2.23%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.83%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.22%) Social Network
11 4 (0.81%) Derivative
12 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.61%) User Experience
13 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.41%) FlexPod
13 2 (0.41%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.41%) Social Media
13 2 (0.41%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 261 (52.94%) Linux
2 118 (23.94%) UNIX
3 64 (12.98%) Windows
4 56 (11.36%) CentOS
5 41 (8.32%) SELinux
6 27 (5.48%) Debian
7 20 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (3.65%) Ubuntu
9 17 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (1.83%) Android
11 8 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.41%) VMS
16 1 (0.20%) SmartOS
16 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (43.20%) DevOps
2 165 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 66 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (12.98%) TDD
5 64 (12.98%) Scrum
6 53 (10.75%) BDD
7 47 (9.53%) SOA
8 34 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 34 (6.90%) MVC
9 33 (6.69%) Software Engineering
10 24 (4.87%) OO
11 22 (4.46%) High Availability
12 21 (4.26%) Load Balancing
13 18 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (3.25%) Web Development
14 16 (3.25%) Information Security
15 15 (3.04%) ITIL
15 15 (3.04%) Kanban
16 14 (2.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (31.44%) Python
2 147 (29.82%) Ruby
3 128 (25.96%) Java
4 95 (19.27%) Bash Shell
5 80 (16.23%) PHP
6 69 (14.00%) Perl
7 65 (13.18%) JavaScript
8 52 (10.55%) SQL
9 22 (4.46%) C#
10 19 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 15 (3.04%) Scala
12 14 (2.84%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.84%) PHP5
13 7 (1.42%) C
13 7 (1.42%) Groovy
14 6 (1.22%) Clojure
14 6 (1.22%) XQuery
15 5 (1.01%) VBScript
15 5 (1.01%) XPath
15 5 (1.01%) Golang
Qualifications
1 14 (2.84%) CCNA
1 14 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (2.84%) Degree
2 12 (2.43%) CISM
2 12 (2.43%) CCSA
2 12 (2.43%) JNCIA
2 12 (2.43%) CISSP
3 3 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.20%) LPIC
5 1 (0.20%) RHCT
5 1 (0.20%) RHCE
5 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.20%) MCSE
5 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.43%) QA
2 5 (1.01%) SLA
3 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (8.32%) Oracle RAC
3 25 (5.07%) vCloud
4 19 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 14 (2.84%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.62%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.22%) Varnish
8 5 (1.01%) vSphere
9 4 (0.81%) Docker
10 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.41%) XenApp
11 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.41%) Xen
11 2 (0.41%) HDFS
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 200 (40.57%) Puppet
2 174 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (13.18%) Nagios
4 41 (8.32%) Ansible
5 33 (6.69%) Cacti
6 29 (5.88%) Salt
7 24 (4.87%) ZABBIX
8 11 (2.23%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.62%) Opsview
9 8 (1.62%) Zenoss
10 6 (1.22%) collectd
11 5 (1.01%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.81%) StatsD
12 4 (0.81%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.61%) logstash
13 3 (0.61%) Ganglia
14 2 (0.41%) SCCM
14 2 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 2 (0.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 94 (19.07%) VMware
2 74 (15.01%) Red Hat
3 60 (12.17%) Oracle
4 42 (8.52%) IBM
5 38 (7.71%) Microsoft
6 27 (5.48%) Remedy
7 25 (5.07%) Rackspace
8 22 (4.46%) Zend
9 18 (3.65%) SaltStack
10 16 (3.25%) BMC
11 15 (3.04%) Percona
12 14 (2.84%) Google
13 13 (2.64%) New Relic
14 12 (2.43%) HP
15 10 (2.03%) Sun
16 8 (1.62%) Jaspersoft
16 8 (1.62%) Akamai
17 7 (1.42%) Citrix
18 6 (1.22%) Facebook
19 5 (1.01%) Cisco
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £290 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 27 days ago