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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 86 137 261
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +124
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 500 345 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.26% 1.52% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.36% 33.63% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 240 104
Average daily rate
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£450 £440 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -39.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -7.57%
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
1455 1026 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.56% 4.53% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 717 402
Average daily rate £425 £425 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.37% -14.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £76.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 22 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 22 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
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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 +45 100 £463 +2.77% 62
Canary Wharf -3 9 - -
Croydon -4 6 £431 +72.50%
Bromley +2 2 £525 +20.00%
Hammersmith - 2 £475 - 1
Wembley - 2 £425 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £450 -
Paddington - 1 £425 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 407 (42.31%) DevOps
2 390 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (38.36%) Web Services
3 369 (38.36%) Linux
4 335 (34.82%) Puppet
5 333 (34.62%) Java
6 306 (31.81%) Python
7 289 (30.04%) Opscode Chef
8 273 (28.38%) Ruby
9 216 (22.45%) Jenkins
10 215 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 214 (22.25%) Windows
12 209 (21.73%) Continuous Integration
13 197 (20.48%) Git (software)
14 182 (18.92%) JavaScript
15 177 (18.40%) TDD
16 175 (18.19%) MySQL
17 168 (17.46%) VMware
18 158 (16.42%) MongoDB
19 157 (16.32%) Configuration Management
20 137 (14.24%) Ansible
21 135 (14.03%) Apache
22 132 (13.72%) NoSQL
23 130 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
24 129 (13.41%) Scrum
25 126 (13.10%) Perl
25 126 (13.10%) OpenStack
26 121 (12.58%) PHP
27 116 (12.06%) HTML
27 116 (12.06%) SQL

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 135 (14.03%) Apache
2 126 (13.10%) OpenStack
3 106 (11.02%) Node.js
4 92 (9.56%) Tomcat
5 88 (9.15%) IIS
6 82 (8.52%) nginx
7 45 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (3.12%) Apache Solr
9 24 (2.49%) JBoss
10 17 (1.77%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (1.56%) Apache Spark
12 14 (1.46%) Jetty
13 12 (1.25%) SAS
14 11 (1.14%) Drupal
14 11 (1.14%) MS Exchange
14 11 (1.14%) CMS
15 10 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (1.04%) Mule ESB
15 10 (1.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.73%) MS Office
3 4 (0.42%) SPSS
4 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.52%) Magento
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Tridion
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.21%) Unica
4 1 (0.10%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 215 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
3 74 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 59 (6.13%) Amazon S3
5 57 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
6 49 (5.09%) PaaS
7 40 (4.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 31 (3.22%) SaaS
9 30 (3.12%) IaaS
10 29 (3.01%) Amazon ELB
11 28 (2.91%) Heroku
12 25 (2.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 23 (2.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 19 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
16 17 (1.77%) GitHub
17 13 (1.35%) Office 365
17 13 (1.35%) Google App Engine
18 10 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 10 (1.04%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.76%) HTTP
2 61 (6.34%) Firewall
3 60 (6.24%) TCP/IP
4 59 (6.13%) DNS
5 44 (4.57%) Internet
6 35 (3.64%) VPN
7 34 (3.53%) SSL
8 22 (2.29%) SAN
9 16 (1.66%) LAN
10 14 (1.46%) WAN
11 12 (1.25%) Network Security
11 12 (1.25%) NAS
11 12 (1.25%) DHCP
11 12 (1.25%) VLAN
12 10 (1.04%) LDAP
13 9 (0.94%) DMZ
14 8 (0.83%) FTP
14 8 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (0.62%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (18.19%) MySQL
2 158 (16.42%) MongoDB
3 132 (13.72%) NoSQL
4 106 (11.02%) SQL Server
5 80 (8.32%) PostgreSQL
6 66 (6.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 66 (6.86%) Big Data
7 61 (6.34%) Redis
8 55 (5.72%) Hadoop
9 32 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
10 28 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (2.60%) Relational Database
12 22 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
13 21 (2.18%) CouchDB
14 17 (1.77%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (1.46%) Apache Hive
16 13 (1.35%) HBase
17 11 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 216 (22.45%) Jenkins
2 197 (20.48%) Git (software)
3 90 (9.36%) Subversion
4 53 (5.51%) Maven
5 49 (5.09%) JIRA
6 37 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (3.85%) Hudson
7 34 (3.53%) TeamCity
8 33 (3.43%) Mercurial
9 28 (2.91%) Jasmine
10 25 (2.60%) Cucumber
11 23 (2.39%) Selenium
12 22 (2.29%) Grunt
13 21 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (2.08%) RSpec
15 19 (1.98%) Gradle
16 18 (1.87%) Gerrit
17 16 (1.66%) Bower
18 15 (1.56%) Mocha
18 15 (1.56%) SonarQube
General
1 58 (6.03%) Finance
2 35 (3.64%) Games
2 35 (3.64%) Marketing
3 34 (3.53%) Retail
4 30 (3.12%) Publishing
5 8 (0.83%) Banking
6 7 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 7 (0.73%) Advertising
7 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.52%) Legal
8 4 (0.42%) Law
9 3 (0.31%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.21%) Turkish Language
10 2 (0.21%) German Language
10 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.10%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.10%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 236 (24.53%) Developer
2 224 (23.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 107 (11.12%) Architect
4 80 (8.32%) Java Developer
5 63 (6.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 50 (5.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 41 (4.26%) Consultant
8 37 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
9 36 (3.74%) Administrator
10 34 (3.53%) Senior Developer
11 32 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
12 31 (3.22%) Software Engineer
13 28 (2.91%) Web Developer
14 26 (2.70%) Project Manager
15 25 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
15 25 (2.60%) Cloud Engineer
16 24 (2.49%) Systems Administrator
17 22 (2.29%) Cloud Architect
18 21 (2.18%) Technical Architect
18 21 (2.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (38.36%) Web Services
2 116 (12.06%) HTML
3 106 (11.02%) .NET
4 95 (9.88%) CSS
5 84 (8.73%) AngularJS
6 78 (8.11%) jQuery
7 72 (7.48%) HTML5
8 67 (6.96%) Spring
9 65 (6.76%) RESTful
10 62 (6.44%) REST
11 53 (5.51%) XML
12 51 (5.30%) J2EE
13 50 (5.20%) LAMP
14 49 (5.09%) Ruby on Rails
15 48 (4.99%) React
16 46 (4.78%) JSON
17 37 (3.85%) Hibernate
17 37 (3.85%) CSS3
18 26 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 26 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.15%) Open Source
2 56 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 40 (4.16%) Digital Media
5 37 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 36 (3.74%) Public Cloud
6 36 (3.74%) User Experience
7 34 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 26 (2.70%) Clustering
9 21 (2.18%) Private Cloud
10 19 (1.98%) Online Games
11 14 (1.46%) Social Media
12 13 (1.35%) Data Integration
13 12 (1.25%) Replication
14 10 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.04%) Statistics
15 9 (0.94%) Spread Betting
16 8 (0.83%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.83%) New Media
16 8 (0.83%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 369 (38.36%) Linux
2 214 (22.25%) Windows
3 86 (8.94%) UNIX
4 74 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 67 (6.96%) CentOS
6 52 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (4.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (3.43%) Android
9 31 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (3.22%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.14%) Debian
11 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.83%) Solaris
13 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.42%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.10%) Fedora
17 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (42.31%) DevOps
2 390 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (21.73%) Continuous Integration
4 177 (18.40%) TDD
5 157 (16.32%) Configuration Management
6 129 (13.41%) Scrum
7 110 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 89 (9.25%) BDD
9 79 (8.21%) E-Commerce
10 74 (7.69%) SOA
11 70 (7.28%) Software Engineering
12 66 (6.86%) MVC
13 65 (6.76%) Load Balancing
14 53 (5.51%) Analytics
14 53 (5.51%) Migration
15 52 (5.41%) OO
16 48 (4.99%) Pair Programming
16 48 (4.99%) ITIL
17 45 (4.68%) Kanban
18 41 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 333 (34.62%) Java
2 306 (31.81%) Python
3 273 (28.38%) Ruby
4 182 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 126 (13.10%) Perl
6 121 (12.58%) PHP
7 116 (12.06%) SQL
8 110 (11.43%) Bash Shell
9 76 (7.90%) PowerShell
10 63 (6.55%) Scala
11 61 (6.34%) C#
12 29 (3.01%) Groovy
13 27 (2.81%) Shell Script
13 27 (2.81%) Go
14 10 (1.04%) R
14 10 (1.04%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.83%) Korn
16 7 (0.73%) C++
16 7 (0.73%) Clojure
17 5 (0.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 39 (4.05%) Degree
2 22 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (0.83%) VCDX
6 8 (0.83%) VCAP
6 8 (0.83%) CCNA
7 7 (0.73%) CCNP
7 7 (0.73%) PhD
8 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.52%) CCSA
9 5 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.42%) MCP
11 3 (0.31%) MCSE
11 3 (0.31%) CISSP
11 3 (0.31%) RHCE
11 3 (0.31%) CCIE
11 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.68%) QA
2 12 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.94%) SLA
4 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 107 (11.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (6.13%) Docker
3 57 (5.93%) vCloud
4 52 (5.41%) Active Directory
5 47 (4.89%) vSphere
6 19 (1.98%) Varnish
7 12 (1.25%) VirtualBox
8 11 (1.14%) Xen
9 10 (1.04%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.83%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.83%) XenApp
10 8 (0.83%) NFS
11 7 (0.73%) HDFS
12 6 (0.62%) XenServer
12 6 (0.62%) Postfix
12 6 (0.62%) Sendmail
13 5 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.52%) GlusterFS
13 5 (0.52%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 335 (34.82%) Puppet
2 289 (30.04%) Opscode Chef
3 137 (14.24%) Ansible
4 91 (9.46%) Nagios
5 73 (7.59%) Salt
6 60 (6.24%) ZABBIX
7 51 (5.30%) Vagrant
8 34 (3.53%) Kibana
9 31 (3.22%) HAProxy
10 19 (1.98%) Graphite
11 17 (1.77%) Cacti
12 16 (1.66%) Rundeck
13 15 (1.56%) logstash
14 12 (1.25%) StatsD
14 12 (1.25%) Zenoss
14 12 (1.25%) Cobbler
14 12 (1.25%) SCCM
15 10 (1.04%) Mesos
16 9 (0.94%) SCOM
16 9 (0.94%) collectd
Vendors
1 168 (17.46%) VMware
2 99 (10.29%) Red Hat
3 89 (9.25%) Oracle
4 78 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 68 (7.07%) Google
6 58 (6.03%) Rackspace
7 46 (4.78%) New Relic
8 30 (3.12%) Perforce
8 30 (3.12%) Cisco
9 21 (2.18%) Splunk
10 20 (2.08%) Citrix
11 19 (1.98%) HP
11 19 (1.98%) Akamai
12 18 (1.87%) AppDynamics
12 18 (1.87%) IBM
13 15 (1.56%) NetApp
14 11 (1.14%) Tableau
14 11 (1.14%) SaltStack
15 10 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (1.04%) Adobe
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Rate: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Good market rates with longer term salary + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Which?
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
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Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
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Ability Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Experis Ltd
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Rate: Market rate
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