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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 58 98 195
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +97
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 757 471 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.57% 2.22% 1.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.65% 37.41% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 360 174
Average daily rate £500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
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
1909 1259 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.01% 5.94% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 880 542
Average daily rate £475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 11
Average hourly rate £26.25 £28.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +69.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £42.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 +42 85 £475 +5.55% 45
Bromley 0 6 £425 -32.00%
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Hammersmith +4 2 £475 -24.00%
Docklands, London +8 1 £525 -0.94%
Ealing - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Croydon - 1 £585 - 3
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

1 642 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (39.43%) Linux
3 541 (37.75%) Web Services
4 534 (37.26%) Java
5 515 (35.94%) DevOps
6 433 (30.22%) Python
7 397 (27.70%) Puppet
8 362 (25.26%) Jenkins
9 353 (24.63%) TDD
10 326 (22.75%) Ruby
11 325 (22.68%) Opscode Chef
12 320 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
13 313 (21.84%) Git (software)
14 290 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
15 247 (17.24%) Scrum
16 234 (16.33%) NoSQL
17 230 (16.05%) JavaScript
18 225 (15.70%) Windows
18 225 (15.70%) Finance
19 222 (15.49%) MongoDB
20 220 (15.35%) Configuration Management
21 216 (15.07%) BDD
21 216 (15.07%) Docker
22 210 (14.65%) VMware
23 207 (14.45%) Ansible
24 206 (14.38%) SQL
24 206 (14.38%) Node.js
25 188 (13.12%) Tomcat
26 184 (12.84%) MySQL
27 171 (11.93%) Amazon EC2

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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
1 206 (14.38%) Node.js
2 188 (13.12%) Tomcat
3 144 (10.05%) Apache
4 111 (7.75%) OpenStack
5 96 (6.70%) Jetty
6 76 (5.30%) Apache Spark
7 73 (5.09%) nginx
8 51 (3.56%) IIS
9 49 (3.42%) JBoss
10 42 (2.93%) Confluence
11 41 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (2.23%) WebSphere
13 29 (2.02%) CMS
14 17 (1.19%) WordPress
15 16 (1.12%) Apache Solr
15 16 (1.12%) SAS
16 15 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (0.98%) Apache Pig
18 10 (0.70%) SharePoint
18 10 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (0.77%) MS Office
4 10 (0.70%) HipChat
5 4 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.070%) Revit
7 1 (0.070%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.35%) Magento
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.28%) Unica
4 3 (0.21%) BigMachines
4 3 (0.21%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.14%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.070%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.070%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 290 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 171 (11.93%) Amazon EC2
3 102 (7.12%) Amazon S3
4 97 (6.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 74 (5.16%) SaaS
6 70 (4.88%) GitHub
7 67 (4.68%) PaaS
8 66 (4.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 66 (4.61%) IaaS
9 62 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
10 58 (4.05%) Heroku
11 48 (3.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 32 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
13 30 (2.09%) CloudFront
14 24 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
15 23 (1.61%) Office 365
16 18 (1.26%) Amazon Glacier
17 17 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
17 17 (1.19%) Route 53
18 16 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 118 (8.23%) HTTP
2 115 (8.03%) TCP/IP
3 75 (5.23%) Firewall
4 71 (4.95%) DNS
5 60 (4.19%) Internet
6 43 (3.00%) VPN
7 40 (2.79%) LAN
8 37 (2.58%) SSL
9 32 (2.23%) WAN
10 28 (1.95%) SAN
11 25 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 23 (1.61%) NAS
13 20 (1.40%) DHCP
14 18 (1.26%) Network Security
15 16 (1.12%) iSCSI
15 16 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (1.05%) SMTP
17 14 (0.98%) IPsec
18 12 (0.84%) Kerberos
18 12 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (16.33%) NoSQL
2 222 (15.49%) MongoDB
3 184 (12.84%) MySQL
4 148 (10.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 115 (8.03%) PostgreSQL
6 105 (7.33%) Big Data
7 91 (6.35%) SQL Server
8 90 (6.28%) Hadoop
9 74 (5.16%) Amazon RDS
10 62 (4.33%) Redis
11 50 (3.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 46 (3.21%) Amazon Redshift
13 45 (3.14%) Apache Hive
14 36 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
14 36 (2.51%) Relational Database
15 31 (2.16%) HBase
16 18 (1.26%) Couchbase
17 14 (0.98%) Oracle Database
17 14 (0.98%) RDBMS
18 12 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 362 (25.26%) Jenkins
2 313 (21.84%) Git (software)
3 104 (7.26%) Maven
4 102 (7.12%) JIRA
5 87 (6.07%) Cucumber
6 86 (6.00%) Subversion
7 65 (4.54%) JUnit
8 62 (4.33%) Gradle
9 61 (4.26%) Mockito
10 55 (3.84%) Vagrant
11 53 (3.70%) TeamCity
12 51 (3.56%) Hudson
13 34 (2.37%) JMeter
14 33 (2.30%) RSpec
15 32 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 29 (2.02%) Selenium
17 26 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
18 25 (1.74%) Gerrit
19 24 (1.67%) git-flow
20 20 (1.40%) Capybara
General
1 225 (15.70%) Finance
2 103 (7.19%) Banking
3 44 (3.07%) Retail
4 41 (2.86%) Publishing
5 27 (1.88%) Marketing
6 26 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.67%) Games
8 15 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.63%) Billing
9 9 (0.63%) Law
9 9 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.56%) Legal
11 7 (0.49%) Advertising
12 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.21%) French Language
14 2 (0.14%) Back Office
14 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.14%) German Language
14 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.070%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 500 (34.89%) Developer
2 302 (21.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 215 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 166 (11.58%) Architect
5 161 (11.24%) AWS Engineer
6 103 (7.19%) Senior Developer
7 84 (5.86%) Agile Developer
8 74 (5.16%) Cloud Engineer
8 74 (5.16%) Linux Engineer
8 74 (5.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 72 (5.02%) AWS Developer
10 61 (4.26%) Agile Java Developer
11 56 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
12 54 (3.77%) Administrator
13 51 (3.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 49 (3.42%) Consultant
15 47 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
16 45 (3.14%) Infrastructure Architect
17 44 (3.07%) AWS Architect
18 41 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (37.75%) Web Services
2 162 (11.30%) HTML
3 152 (10.61%) CSS
4 148 (10.33%) .NET
5 139 (9.70%) Spring
6 137 (9.56%) AngularJS
7 126 (8.79%) REST
8 118 (8.23%) RESTful
9 84 (5.86%) HTML5
10 74 (5.16%) LAMP
11 66 (4.61%) jQuery
12 62 (4.33%) J2EE
13 58 (4.05%) CSS3
14 57 (3.98%) JSON
15 52 (3.63%) Kafka
15 52 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
16 51 (3.56%) ASP.NET
17 50 (3.49%) Hibernate
18 43 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 73 (5.09%) Data Centre
2 55 (3.84%) Mobile App
3 44 (3.07%) Private Cloud
4 40 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 37 (2.58%) Public Cloud
6 34 (2.37%) STB
7 33 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (2.23%) User Experience
9 28 (1.95%) Fintech
10 26 (1.81%) Digital Media
11 23 (1.61%) Visualisation
12 20 (1.40%) Management Information System
13 19 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.33%) Replication
14 17 (1.19%) Algorithms
14 17 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (1.05%) Mathematics
16 12 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
16 12 (0.84%) BBC
17 11 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 565 (39.43%) Linux
2 225 (15.70%) Windows
3 166 (11.58%) Unix
4 82 (5.72%) CentOS
5 67 (4.68%) Ubuntu
6 66 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (3.49%) Windows Server
8 33 (2.30%) Debian
9 22 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 19 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.26%) Android
12 12 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.77%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.56%) Mac OS X Server
14 8 (0.56%) Solaris
15 6 (0.42%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (35.94%) DevOps
3 353 (24.63%) TDD
4 320 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
5 247 (17.24%) Scrum
6 220 (15.35%) Configuration Management
7 216 (15.07%) BDD
8 159 (11.10%) E-Commerce
9 156 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 142 (9.91%) Open Source
11 127 (8.86%) Pair Programming
12 120 (8.37%) Migration
13 107 (7.47%) Software Engineering
14 94 (6.56%) Kanban
15 92 (6.42%) OO
16 90 (6.28%) MVC
17 84 (5.86%) Multithreading
18 64 (4.47%) High Availability
19 62 (4.33%) Unit Testing
20 61 (4.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 534 (37.26%) Java
2 433 (30.22%) Python
3 326 (22.75%) Ruby
4 230 (16.05%) JavaScript
5 206 (14.38%) SQL
6 165 (11.51%) Bash Shell
7 140 (9.77%) PHP
8 130 (9.07%) Perl
9 129 (9.00%) Scala
10 99 (6.91%) PowerShell
11 96 (6.70%) C#
12 63 (4.40%) Groovy
13 50 (3.49%) Go
14 44 (3.07%) C++
15 39 (2.72%) Shell Script
16 27 (1.88%) C
17 17 (1.19%) R
18 12 (0.84%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.77%) CoffeeScript
20 10 (0.70%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 53 (3.70%) Degree
2 42 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.23%) AWS Certification
4 28 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.67%) CISSP
6 19 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (1.05%) CCNA
7 15 (1.05%) CISM
8 12 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.56%) CCSA
9 8 (0.56%) JNCIA
9 8 (0.56%) MCSE
10 7 (0.49%) RHCE
10 7 (0.49%) RHCSA
11 6 (0.42%) MCP
12 5 (0.35%) CCNP
12 5 (0.35%) GCED
12 5 (0.35%) GIAC
13 4 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.56%) QA
2 39 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 25 (1.74%) SLA
4 10 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.28%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.070%) COBIT
8 1 (0.070%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 216 (15.07%) Docker
2 133 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 28 (1.95%) vCloud
5 19 (1.33%) vSphere
6 17 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.05%) Apache Flume
8 14 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.91%) iptables
10 12 (0.84%) Varnish
10 12 (0.84%) XenApp
11 11 (0.77%) VMware ESX
11 11 (0.77%) Xen
12 10 (0.70%) KVM
13 9 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.63%) NFS
13 9 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (0.56%) HDFS
14 8 (0.56%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.49%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 397 (27.70%) Puppet
2 325 (22.68%) Opscode Chef
3 207 (14.45%) Ansible
4 80 (5.58%) Nagios
5 70 (4.88%) Salt
6 67 (4.68%) Graphite
7 37 (2.58%) Kubernetes
8 30 (2.09%) Mesos
9 26 (1.81%) logstash
10 24 (1.67%) Kibana
10 24 (1.67%) ZABBIX
11 23 (1.61%) Capistrano
12 22 (1.54%) HAProxy
13 14 (0.98%) Grafana
13 14 (0.98%) Packer
13 14 (0.98%) Uchiwa
14 12 (0.84%) Cacti
15 11 (0.77%) Oozie
16 10 (0.70%) SCCM
17 9 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 210 (14.65%) VMware
2 139 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 100 (6.98%) Google
4 88 (6.14%) Oracle
5 77 (5.37%) Rackspace
6 70 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 58 (4.05%) Splunk
8 50 (3.49%) Cisco
9 47 (3.28%) Atlassian
10 30 (2.09%) F5
10 30 (2.09%) New Relic
11 28 (1.95%) HP
12 26 (1.81%) SOASTA, Inc
13 24 (1.67%) Citrix
13 24 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (1.47%) Sybase
15 19 (1.33%) AppDynamics
15 19 (1.33%) Dell
16 18 (1.26%) Adobe
16 18 (1.26%) Cloudera
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