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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 190 243 263
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +20
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 256 199 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 0.80% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.17% 30.06% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 164 118
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.50 - -
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
1017 662 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.18% 2.65% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 511 320
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 +17 31 £444 -1.38% 7
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 325 (71.12%) Web Services
2 225 (49.23%) Linux
3 184 (40.26%) DevOps
4 173 (37.86%) Puppet
5 153 (33.48%) Opscode Chef
6 131 (28.67%) Ruby
7 128 (28.01%) Amazon EC2
8 126 (27.57%) Python
9 121 (26.48%) Java
10 119 (26.04%) MySQL
11 114 (24.95%) UNIX
12 93 (20.35%) Apache
13 89 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
14 85 (18.60%) PHP
15 84 (18.38%) NoSQL
16 78 (17.07%) Bash Shell
17 72 (15.75%) LAMP
17 72 (15.75%) VMware
18 70 (15.32%) Tomcat
19 69 (15.10%) JavaScript
20 65 (14.22%) Amazon S3
20 65 (14.22%) Git (software)
20 65 (14.22%) Jenkins
21 64 (14.00%) MongoDB
22 63 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
23 61 (13.35%) Perl
23 61 (13.35%) Windows
24 60 (13.13%) TDD
24 60 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
25 59 (12.91%) Oracle

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (20.35%) Apache
2 70 (15.32%) Tomcat
3 35 (7.66%) WebLogic
3 35 (7.66%) WebSphere
4 30 (6.56%) IIS
4 30 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (5.91%) nginx
6 21 (4.60%) Node.js
7 12 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (2.41%) OpenStack
8 11 (2.41%) Confluence
9 10 (2.19%) Apache Solr
9 10 (2.19%) CMS
10 9 (1.97%) Drupal
10 9 (1.97%) WordPress
11 7 (1.53%) CloudStack
12 4 (0.88%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.88%) Mule
12 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) SPSS
3 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.22%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 22 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.09%) Magento
3 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Summit
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 128 (28.01%) Amazon EC2
2 65 (14.22%) Amazon S3
3 42 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (4.60%) Amazon ELB
5 20 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
7 13 (2.84%) PaaS
8 12 (2.63%) SaaS
9 11 (2.41%) IaaS
9 11 (2.41%) ElastiCache
9 11 (2.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 9 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (1.31%) GitHub
12 5 (1.09%) Route 53
12 5 (1.09%) CloudFront
12 5 (1.09%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.88%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 4 (0.88%) IBM SmartCloud
13 4 (0.88%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.44%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.06%) Firewall
2 13 (2.84%) DNS
3 8 (1.75%) SSL
3 8 (1.75%) VPN
3 8 (1.75%) Internet
4 6 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.09%) HTTP
5 5 (1.09%) SNMP
6 4 (0.88%) LAN
6 4 (0.88%) WAN
6 4 (0.88%) MPLS
6 4 (0.88%) SAN
7 3 (0.66%) Network Security
8 2 (0.44%) AMQP
8 2 (0.44%) DMZ
8 2 (0.44%) LDAP
8 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.22%) SMTP
9 1 (0.22%) VoIP
9 1 (0.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (26.04%) MySQL
2 84 (18.38%) NoSQL
3 64 (14.00%) MongoDB
4 56 (12.25%) Amazon RDS
5 44 (9.63%) Big Data
6 42 (9.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 39 (8.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 38 (8.32%) Hadoop
9 33 (7.22%) Oracle Exadata
10 22 (4.81%) Redis
10 22 (4.81%) SQL Server
11 21 (4.60%) CouchDB
12 20 (4.38%) Riak
13 10 (2.19%) Relational Database
14 7 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (1.31%) Couchbase
15 6 (1.31%) Apache Hive
16 5 (1.09%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 65 (14.22%) Git (software)
1 65 (14.22%) Jenkins
2 52 (11.38%) JIRA
3 33 (7.22%) Subversion
4 28 (6.13%) Hudson
5 24 (5.25%) Cucumber
6 23 (5.03%) Maven
7 11 (2.41%) PHPUnit
8 10 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.19%) JUnit
9 8 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.31%) JMeter
11 5 (1.09%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.09%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.09%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.88%) Selenium
13 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.66%) RSpec
13 3 (0.66%) NUnit
13 3 (0.66%) Grunt
General
1 44 (9.63%) Finance
2 25 (5.47%) Games
3 20 (4.38%) Financial Institution
4 13 (2.84%) Publishing
5 8 (1.75%) Marketing
6 5 (1.09%) Advertising
7 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.66%) Billing
7 3 (0.66%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.44%) Retail
8 2 (0.44%) Back Office
8 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (28.88%) Developer
2 104 (22.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (11.60%) Architect
4 38 (8.32%) Java Developer
5 33 (7.22%) Linux Engineer
6 27 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
7 24 (5.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 23 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (4.38%) DBA
10 19 (4.16%) Consultant
11 18 (3.94%) Software Engineer
11 18 (3.94%) MySQL DBA
12 17 (3.72%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (3.28%) DevOps Architect
14 14 (3.06%) Senior Developer
15 13 (2.84%) Web Developer
15 13 (2.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 12 (2.63%) Lead Architect
16 12 (2.63%) Web Engineer
16 12 (2.63%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (71.12%) Web Services
2 72 (15.75%) LAMP
3 54 (11.82%) RESTful
4 49 (10.72%) HTML
5 42 (9.19%) Spring
6 39 (8.53%) CSS
7 33 (7.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 30 (6.56%) HTML5
9 29 (6.35%) jQuery
10 26 (5.69%) REST
11 24 (5.25%) XML
12 23 (5.03%) Ruby on Rails
12 23 (5.03%) JSON
13 19 (4.16%) Middleware
13 19 (4.16%) CSS3
14 17 (3.72%) J2EE
15 16 (3.50%) .NET
15 16 (3.50%) Java EE
16 15 (3.28%) Zend Framework
17 12 (2.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.63%) Open Source
2 34 (7.44%) Clustering
3 21 (4.60%) Replication
4 20 (4.38%) Hedge funds
5 19 (4.16%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.72%) Online Games
7 13 (2.84%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.75%) Social Network
9 7 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.88%) Social Media
11 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.44%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.44%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.44%) Derivative
12 2 (0.44%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.44%) W3C
12 2 (0.44%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 225 (49.23%) Linux
2 114 (24.95%) UNIX
3 61 (13.35%) Windows
4 44 (9.63%) CentOS
5 38 (8.32%) Debian
6 34 (7.44%) SELinux
7 18 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 11 (2.41%) Android
10 10 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (1.53%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.44%) VMS
15 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.22%) SmartOS
16 1 (0.22%) Solaris
16 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (40.26%) DevOps
2 89 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (13.13%) TDD
3 60 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (12.91%) Configuration Management
5 57 (12.47%) Scrum
6 51 (11.16%) BDD
7 41 (8.97%) SOA
8 39 (8.53%) MVC
9 37 (8.10%) Software Engineering
10 36 (7.88%) E-Commerce
11 32 (7.00%) High Availability
12 27 (5.91%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (5.69%) Migration
14 22 (4.81%) OO
15 16 (3.50%) Kanban
16 15 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (3.06%) Unit Testing
18 13 (2.84%) Release Management
19 12 (2.63%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 131 (28.67%) Ruby
2 126 (27.57%) Python
3 121 (26.48%) Java
4 85 (18.60%) PHP
5 78 (17.07%) Bash Shell
6 69 (15.10%) JavaScript
7 61 (13.35%) Perl
8 38 (8.32%) SQL
9 25 (5.47%) Scala
10 24 (5.25%) C#
11 21 (4.60%) PowerShell
12 14 (3.06%) PHP5
13 13 (2.84%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.19%) Groovy
15 9 (1.97%) XQuery
16 7 (1.53%) C
17 5 (1.09%) XPath
17 5 (1.09%) C++
17 5 (1.09%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.09%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (1.31%) CCNA
1 6 (1.31%) CISSP
1 6 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (1.31%) CISM
1 6 (1.31%) CCSA
1 6 (1.31%) JNCIA
2 3 (0.66%) Degree
3 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.22%) LPIC
3 1 (0.22%) RHCT
3 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.22%) MCSE
3 1 (0.22%) PhD
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.22%) RHCE
3 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.97%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (7.44%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (4.60%) vCloud
4 14 (3.06%) Active Directory
5 12 (2.63%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.53%) vSphere
7 4 (0.88%) HDFS
8 3 (0.66%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.66%) Varnish
8 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.44%) Xen
9 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 173 (37.86%) Puppet
2 153 (33.48%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (12.69%) Nagios
4 31 (6.78%) Cacti
5 30 (6.56%) Salt
6 25 (5.47%) ZABBIX
7 21 (4.60%) Ansible
8 9 (1.97%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.75%) Opsview
10 7 (1.53%) collectd
10 7 (1.53%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.88%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.66%) Ganglia
12 3 (0.66%) StatsD
12 3 (0.66%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.66%) logstash
13 2 (0.44%) Kibana
13 2 (0.44%) Chukwa
13 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 72 (15.75%) VMware
2 59 (12.91%) Oracle
3 58 (12.69%) Red Hat
4 37 (8.10%) IBM
5 30 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 29 (6.35%) Percona
7 28 (6.13%) Remedy
8 26 (5.69%) Rackspace
9 19 (4.16%) Google
9 19 (4.16%) Zend
10 16 (3.50%) New Relic
11 10 (2.19%) Sun
12 9 (1.97%) BMC
12 9 (1.97%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.97%) Akamai
13 7 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.31%) Facebook
14 6 (1.31%) Sitecore
15 5 (1.09%) Twitter
15 5 (1.09%) Cisco
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + Flexible at this stage!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago