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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 48 97 163
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +66
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 951 508 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.13% 2.23% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.90% 34.58% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 362 230
Average daily rate £500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +51.89%
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
2325 1469 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.10% 6.45% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 981 743
Average daily rate £475 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 7
Average hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £17.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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 +70 133 £500 +12.99% 72
Bromley -6 10 £450 -14.28% 2
Croydon -6 8 £475 +18.75% 1
Canary Wharf +3 4 £369 -
Hayes - 4 £525 -
Westminster - 4 £475 -
Hammersmith +3 3 £622 +13.09%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 3 £450 - 4
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £565 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 743 (43.78%) DevOps
2 742 (43.72%) Linux
3 709 (41.78%) Agile Software Development
4 594 (35.00%) Java
5 563 (33.18%) Web Services
6 505 (29.76%) Python
7 502 (29.58%) Puppet
8 432 (25.46%) Continuous Integration
9 412 (24.28%) Ruby
9 412 (24.28%) Opscode Chef
10 403 (23.75%) Git (software)
11 385 (22.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 378 (22.27%) Jenkins
13 343 (20.21%) Configuration Management
14 337 (19.86%) Ansible
14 337 (19.86%) Docker
15 332 (19.56%) TDD
16 298 (17.56%) Finance
17 285 (16.79%) Windows
18 271 (15.97%) NoSQL
19 253 (14.91%) SQL
20 247 (14.56%) JavaScript
21 237 (13.97%) Scrum
22 226 (13.32%) MongoDB
23 225 (13.26%) VMware
24 219 (12.91%) Bash Shell
25 210 (12.37%) Unix
26 209 (12.32%) Continuous Delivery
27 203 (11.96%) Tomcat
27 203 (11.96%) Migration

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 203 (11.96%) Tomcat
2 185 (10.90%) Apache
3 176 (10.37%) Node.js
4 161 (9.49%) OpenStack
5 130 (7.66%) nginx
6 80 (4.71%) Jetty
7 74 (4.36%) IIS
8 58 (3.42%) Apache Spark
9 53 (3.12%) JBoss
10 52 (3.06%) Confluence
11 42 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 41 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
13 40 (2.36%) WebSphere
14 25 (1.47%) CMS
15 22 (1.30%) WordPress
16 19 (1.12%) Apache Solr
17 13 (0.77%) WebLogic
18 12 (0.71%) Apache Pig
19 11 (0.65%) SharePoint
20 10 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (2.18%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.12%) HipChat
3 10 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.47%) MS Office
5 6 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.059%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.059%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.059%) MS Project
8 1 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.29%) Magento
5 3 (0.18%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.18%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.12%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.059%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.059%) Summit
7 1 (0.059%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 385 (22.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 196 (11.55%) Amazon EC2
3 139 (8.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 130 (7.66%) Amazon S3
5 111 (6.54%) GitHub
6 94 (5.54%) PaaS
7 83 (4.89%) SaaS
8 81 (4.77%) IaaS
9 70 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
10 69 (4.07%) Google Cloud Platform
11 56 (3.30%) Heroku
12 50 (2.95%) Amazon SQS
13 46 (2.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 42 (2.47%) CloudFront
15 33 (1.94%) Office 365
16 31 (1.83%) Route 53
17 30 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 30 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
18 29 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
19 25 (1.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 117 (6.89%) Firewall
2 116 (6.84%) TCP/IP
3 111 (6.54%) HTTP
4 92 (5.42%) DNS
5 82 (4.83%) Internet
6 63 (3.71%) LAN
7 54 (3.18%) WAN
8 48 (2.83%) SSL
9 44 (2.59%) VPN
10 42 (2.47%) SAN
11 32 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
11 32 (1.89%) NAS
12 23 (1.36%) DHCP
12 23 (1.36%) iSCSI
13 22 (1.30%) SMTP
14 21 (1.24%) LDAP
15 19 (1.12%) Network Security
16 17 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (0.94%) SSH
18 12 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (15.97%) NoSQL
2 226 (13.32%) MongoDB
3 202 (11.90%) MySQL
4 162 (9.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 131 (7.72%) PostgreSQL
6 110 (6.48%) Amazon RDS
7 100 (5.89%) SQL Server
8 95 (5.60%) Big Data
9 77 (4.54%) Redis
10 73 (4.30%) Hadoop
11 68 (4.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 48 (2.83%) Relational Database
13 37 (2.18%) Amazon Redshift
14 34 (2.00%) Apache Hive
14 34 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (1.36%) HBase
16 18 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (1.00%) DB2
17 17 (1.00%) Oracle Database
18 15 (0.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 403 (23.75%) Git (software)
2 378 (22.27%) Jenkins
3 141 (8.31%) JIRA
4 133 (7.84%) Maven
5 88 (5.19%) Subversion
6 85 (5.01%) Cucumber
7 82 (4.83%) TeamCity
8 70 (4.12%) Hudson
9 68 (4.01%) Artifactory
10 62 (3.65%) Gradle
11 61 (3.59%) JUnit
12 55 (3.24%) GitLab
13 50 (2.95%) Vagrant
14 46 (2.71%) Mockito
15 39 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 39 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
16 33 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
17 28 (1.65%) JMeter
18 24 (1.41%) Selenium
18 24 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 298 (17.56%) Finance
2 96 (5.66%) Banking
3 51 (3.01%) Publishing
3 51 (3.01%) Retail
4 37 (2.18%) Marketing
5 35 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.12%) Games
7 15 (0.88%) Advertising
8 13 (0.77%) Legal
9 12 (0.71%) Law
10 8 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.41%) Electronics
11 7 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.24%) Billing
13 3 (0.18%) Back Office
13 3 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.059%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.059%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 465 (27.40%) Developer
2 464 (27.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 263 (15.50%) Architect
4 221 (13.02%) AWS Engineer
5 212 (12.49%) Java Developer
6 135 (7.96%) Cloud Engineer
7 101 (5.95%) Cloud Architect
7 101 (5.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 100 (5.89%) Linux Engineer
9 99 (5.83%) Senior Developer
10 88 (5.19%) AWS Architect
11 74 (4.36%) Infrastructure Architect
12 73 (4.30%) Consultant
13 72 (4.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 68 (4.01%) Administrator
15 58 (3.42%) AWS Developer
16 56 (3.30%) Agile Developer
16 56 (3.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 55 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
17 55 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (33.18%) Web Services
2 180 (10.61%) HTML
3 169 (9.96%) CSS
4 167 (9.84%) .NET
5 131 (7.72%) REST
6 120 (7.07%) AngularJS
7 116 (6.84%) Spring
8 100 (5.89%) HTML5
9 94 (5.54%) RESTful
10 90 (5.30%) LAMP
11 79 (4.66%) Sensu
12 75 (4.42%) jQuery
13 70 (4.12%) J2EE
14 66 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
15 62 (3.65%) JSON
16 56 (3.30%) CSS3
17 48 (2.83%) ELK Stack
18 47 (2.77%) Ruby on Rails
19 44 (2.59%) Kafka
20 42 (2.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.12%) Data Centre
2 65 (3.83%) Private Cloud
3 48 (2.83%) Public Cloud
4 46 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 37 (2.18%) User Experience
7 31 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 28 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.41%) Fintech
9 24 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 23 (1.36%) Digital Media
11 22 (1.30%) STB
12 21 (1.24%) Visualisation
13 19 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 17 (1.00%) Replication
15 16 (0.94%) Clustering
15 16 (0.94%) Wiki
16 14 (0.82%) Data Structures
16 14 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 742 (43.72%) Linux
2 285 (16.79%) Windows
3 210 (12.37%) Unix
4 108 (6.36%) CentOS
5 85 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 85 (5.01%) Windows Server
6 77 (4.54%) Ubuntu
7 58 (3.42%) CoreOS
8 36 (2.12%) Debian
9 31 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (1.59%) Apple iOS
11 20 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (1.12%) Android
13 14 (0.82%) Solaris
14 9 (0.53%) Fedora
14 9 (0.53%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
16 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (43.78%) DevOps
2 709 (41.78%) Agile Software Development
3 432 (25.46%) Continuous Integration
4 343 (20.21%) Configuration Management
5 332 (19.56%) TDD
6 237 (13.97%) Scrum
7 209 (12.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 203 (11.96%) Migration
9 190 (11.20%) Open Source
10 186 (10.96%) BDD
11 142 (8.37%) E-Commerce
12 109 (6.42%) Software Engineering
13 107 (6.31%) Pair Programming
14 98 (5.77%) OO
15 84 (4.95%) Kanban
16 72 (4.24%) MVC
17 67 (3.95%) Web Operations
18 66 (3.89%) Multithreading
19 61 (3.59%) SDLC
19 61 (3.59%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 594 (35.00%) Java
2 505 (29.76%) Python
3 412 (24.28%) Ruby
4 253 (14.91%) SQL
5 247 (14.56%) JavaScript
6 219 (12.91%) Bash Shell
7 199 (11.73%) Perl
8 156 (9.19%) PHP
9 150 (8.84%) PowerShell
10 113 (6.66%) Go
11 105 (6.19%) Scala
12 86 (5.07%) C#
13 82 (4.83%) Groovy
14 67 (3.95%) C++
15 46 (2.71%) Shell Script
16 30 (1.77%) Clojure
17 26 (1.53%) C
18 20 (1.18%) R
19 16 (0.94%) Korn
20 15 (0.88%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 90 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 72 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 64 (3.77%) Degree
4 37 (2.18%) AWS Certification
5 24 (1.41%) CISSP
6 20 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.94%) BC Cleared
9 14 (0.82%) CISM
10 13 (0.77%) CCNA
11 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.47%) CCNP
12 8 (0.47%) CISA
12 8 (0.47%) MCSE
13 6 (0.35%) RHCA
13 6 (0.35%) RHCE
13 6 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.29%) MCP
14 5 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.12%) QA
2 18 (1.06%) SLA
3 17 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.059%) COBIT
7 1 (0.059%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.059%) ISO27002
System Software
1 337 (19.86%) Docker
2 142 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (5.77%) Active Directory
4 53 (3.12%) Ceph
5 52 (3.06%) GlusterFS
6 48 (2.83%) vCloud
7 33 (1.94%) vSphere
8 26 (1.53%) Xen
9 25 (1.47%) KVM
10 20 (1.18%) Hyper-V
11 18 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (1.00%) NFS
13 12 (0.71%) XenApp
14 11 (0.65%) Apache Flume
14 11 (0.65%) HDFS
14 11 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (0.65%) VMware ESX
15 9 (0.53%) Varnish
16 8 (0.47%) oVirt
16 8 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 502 (29.58%) Puppet
2 412 (24.28%) Opscode Chef
3 337 (19.86%) Ansible
4 119 (7.01%) Kubernetes
5 100 (5.89%) Graphite
6 82 (4.83%) HAProxy
7 81 (4.77%) Nagios
8 78 (4.60%) logstash
9 76 (4.48%) Salt
10 46 (2.71%) Mesos
11 38 (2.24%) Terraform
12 37 (2.18%) Packer
13 34 (2.00%) Kibana
14 32 (1.89%) ZABBIX
15 24 (1.41%) SCCM
16 23 (1.36%) Grafana
17 21 (1.24%) Uchiwa
18 11 (0.65%) Cacti
19 8 (0.47%) Capistrano
19 8 (0.47%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 225 (13.26%) VMware
2 144 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 132 (7.78%) Oracle
4 102 (6.01%) Google
5 97 (5.72%) Red Hat
6 84 (4.95%) Rackspace
7 56 (3.30%) Cisco
8 50 (2.95%) Splunk
9 48 (2.83%) Atlassian
10 31 (1.83%) IBM
10 31 (1.83%) New Relic
11 30 (1.77%) NetApp
12 29 (1.71%) Citrix
13 27 (1.59%) Dell
13 27 (1.59%) HP
14 24 (1.41%) SOASTA, Inc
15 23 (1.36%) Sybase
16 22 (1.30%) EMC
16 22 (1.30%) Sitecore
17 20 (1.18%) Adobe
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