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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 87 116 193
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +77
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 561 436 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.39% 1.85% 1.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.15% 34.06% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 292 204
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.49% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%
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
1596 1280 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.81% 5.44% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 857 597
Average daily rate £430 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.35% +4.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -51.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
(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 +22 103 £475 +13.43% 49
Canary Wharf +10 18 £300 -52.00%
Croydon -13 6 £438 +75.00%
Docklands, London - 5 £540 -
Brentford - 3 £400 - 2
Hammersmith -5 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 424 (40.69%) DevOps
2 409 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (36.18%) Java
4 365 (35.03%) Web Services
5 352 (33.78%) Linux
6 309 (29.65%) Puppet
7 274 (26.30%) Opscode Chef
8 251 (24.09%) Python
9 250 (23.99%) Ruby
9 250 (23.99%) Microsoft Azure
10 234 (22.46%) Jenkins
11 231 (22.17%) TDD
12 229 (21.98%) Git (software)
13 214 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
14 204 (19.58%) Windows
15 190 (18.23%) JavaScript
15 190 (18.23%) VMware
16 173 (16.60%) MySQL
17 167 (16.03%) Scrum
18 160 (15.36%) MongoDB
19 156 (14.97%) Configuration Management
20 153 (14.68%) Ansible
21 142 (13.63%) SQL
21 142 (13.63%) Apache
22 127 (12.19%) NoSQL
23 126 (12.09%) Tomcat
23 126 (12.09%) PHP
24 120 (11.52%) HTML
24 120 (11.52%) BDD
25 117 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 142 (13.63%) Apache
2 126 (12.09%) Tomcat
3 108 (10.36%) Node.js
3 108 (10.36%) OpenStack
4 99 (9.50%) IIS
5 62 (5.95%) nginx
6 41 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (3.84%) Jetty
8 39 (3.74%) JBoss
9 24 (2.30%) SharePoint
9 24 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
10 23 (2.21%) Apache Solr
11 18 (1.73%) Confluence
12 17 (1.63%) MQSeries
13 16 (1.54%) CMS
13 16 (1.54%) WebSphere
14 15 (1.44%) Drupal
15 14 (1.34%) Mule ESB
16 13 (1.25%) SAS
17 12 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.19%) HipChat
3 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.19%) SPSS
4 1 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.06%) Magento
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.19%) Unica
5 2 (0.19%) Tridion
6 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 250 (23.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (11.04%) Amazon EC2
3 56 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 53 (5.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 52 (4.99%) PaaS
6 49 (4.70%) Amazon S3
7 46 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (4.13%) SaaS
9 30 (2.88%) IaaS
10 26 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
11 24 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 23 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
13 22 (2.11%) Heroku
14 20 (1.92%) GitHub
15 18 (1.73%) Office 365
16 14 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (1.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 12 (1.15%) Google Apps
17 12 (1.15%) Google App Engine
18 9 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.91%) Firewall
2 71 (6.81%) DNS
3 70 (6.72%) HTTP
4 63 (6.05%) TCP/IP
5 43 (4.13%) Internet
6 37 (3.55%) VPN
7 36 (3.45%) SAN
8 31 (2.98%) SSL
9 27 (2.59%) DHCP
10 23 (2.21%) NAS
11 18 (1.73%) VLAN
12 17 (1.63%) Network Security
13 16 (1.54%) LDAP
13 16 (1.54%) LAN
14 15 (1.44%) WAN
15 12 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
16 11 (1.06%) DMZ
17 10 (0.96%) Software-Defined Networking
18 8 (0.77%) OpenFlow
18 8 (0.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (16.60%) MySQL
2 160 (15.36%) MongoDB
3 127 (12.19%) NoSQL
4 113 (10.84%) SQL Server
5 86 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
6 77 (7.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 70 (6.72%) Big Data
8 62 (5.95%) Redis
8 62 (5.95%) Hadoop
9 32 (3.07%) Amazon RDS
10 23 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (2.02%) Relational Database
12 20 (1.92%) CouchDB
13 19 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
14 17 (1.63%) HBase
15 14 (1.34%) DB2
16 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (1.15%) Oracle Database
17 11 (1.06%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 234 (22.46%) Jenkins
2 229 (21.98%) Git (software)
3 105 (10.08%) Subversion
4 66 (6.33%) Maven
5 62 (5.95%) JIRA
6 36 (3.45%) Selenium
7 35 (3.36%) Mercurial
8 33 (3.17%) TeamCity
9 32 (3.07%) Cucumber
10 28 (2.69%) Jasmine
11 27 (2.59%) Gradle
11 27 (2.59%) Gerrit
11 27 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (2.50%) Artifactory
13 25 (2.40%) Hudson
14 21 (2.02%) JUnit
14 21 (2.02%) JMeter
15 20 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (1.82%) SonarQube
17 14 (1.34%) Eclipse
General
1 77 (7.39%) Finance
2 55 (5.28%) Retail
3 31 (2.98%) Marketing
4 27 (2.59%) Publishing
4 27 (2.59%) Games
5 13 (1.25%) Banking
6 9 (0.86%) Legal
7 8 (0.77%) Law
8 7 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.67%) Advertising
9 4 (0.38%) Automotive
10 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.096%) Back Office
11 1 (0.096%) Electronics
11 1 (0.096%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.096%) Billing
11 1 (0.096%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.096%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.096%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.096%) French Language
Job Titles
1 282 (27.06%) Developer
2 213 (20.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 132 (12.67%) Architect
4 116 (11.13%) Java Developer
5 45 (4.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 43 (4.13%) Consultant
7 41 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
8 40 (3.84%) Cloud Architect
9 36 (3.45%) Administrator
10 34 (3.26%) Technical Architect
11 33 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 32 (3.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 30 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (2.88%) Software Engineer
14 29 (2.78%) Senior Developer
15 28 (2.69%) Analyst
15 28 (2.69%) Project Manager
15 28 (2.69%) Linux Engineer
16 24 (2.30%) Systems Administrator
16 24 (2.30%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (35.03%) Web Services
2 120 (11.52%) HTML
3 104 (9.98%) Spring
4 88 (8.45%) CSS
5 84 (8.06%) .NET
5 84 (8.06%) AngularJS
6 78 (7.49%) REST
7 69 (6.62%) LAMP
8 67 (6.43%) J2EE
9 65 (6.24%) RESTful
10 61 (5.85%) HTML5
11 59 (5.66%) Hibernate
12 53 (5.09%) jQuery
13 45 (4.32%) JSON
14 41 (3.93%) Spring MVC
15 40 (3.84%) Ruby on Rails
16 32 (3.07%) XML
17 31 (2.98%) Django
18 29 (2.78%) React
19 28 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.95%) Data Centre
2 47 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.74%) Public Cloud
4 35 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 34 (3.26%) Digital Media
6 33 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 26 (2.50%) User Experience
8 21 (2.02%) Private Cloud
9 18 (1.73%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.44%) Online Games
12 14 (1.34%) Clustering
13 12 (1.15%) PKI
14 11 (1.06%) Replication
14 11 (1.06%) STB
15 10 (0.96%) Grid Computing
15 10 (0.96%) Management Information System
16 9 (0.86%) Algorithms
16 9 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
17 8 (0.77%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 352 (33.78%) Linux
2 204 (19.58%) Windows
3 90 (8.64%) UNIX
4 68 (6.53%) CentOS
5 67 (6.43%) Ubuntu
6 63 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 62 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (2.30%) Android
10 20 (1.92%) Apple iOS
11 19 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.58%) Debian
12 6 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.58%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (0.38%) Solaris
14 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (40.69%) DevOps
2 409 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (22.17%) TDD
4 214 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
5 167 (16.03%) Scrum
6 156 (14.97%) Configuration Management
7 120 (11.52%) BDD
8 115 (11.04%) Open Source
9 104 (9.98%) E-Commerce
9 104 (9.98%) Continuous Delivery
10 84 (8.06%) Migration
11 83 (7.97%) MVC
12 75 (7.20%) Pair Programming
13 73 (7.01%) SOA
14 66 (6.33%) Software Engineering
15 52 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 50 (4.80%) Kanban
16 50 (4.80%) ITIL
17 45 (4.32%) Web Development
18 44 (4.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 377 (36.18%) Java
2 251 (24.09%) Python
3 250 (23.99%) Ruby
4 190 (18.23%) JavaScript
5 142 (13.63%) SQL
6 126 (12.09%) PHP
7 113 (10.84%) Perl
8 94 (9.02%) Bash Shell
9 93 (8.93%) Scala
10 87 (8.35%) PowerShell
11 61 (5.85%) C#
12 57 (5.47%) Groovy
13 30 (2.88%) Go
14 25 (2.40%) C++
15 20 (1.92%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.25%) R
17 7 (0.67%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.48%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.48%) C
19 4 (0.38%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 32 (3.07%) Security Cleared
2 31 (2.98%) Degree
3 19 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (0.96%) CCNA
6 9 (0.86%) MCP
7 8 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (0.58%) CCEA
8 6 (0.58%) CISSP
8 6 (0.58%) CCEE
9 5 (0.48%) IBM Certification
9 5 (0.48%) CCNP
9 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.38%) RHCE
10 4 (0.38%) JNCIA
10 4 (0.38%) CISM
10 4 (0.38%) CCSA
10 4 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.38%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.91%) QA
2 14 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.25%) SLA
4 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 117 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (8.73%) Docker
3 64 (6.14%) Active Directory
4 44 (4.22%) vCloud
5 26 (2.50%) vSphere
6 18 (1.73%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.63%) NFS
8 15 (1.44%) XenApp
9 13 (1.25%) Varnish
10 7 (0.67%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.58%) KVM
11 6 (0.58%) HDFS
11 6 (0.58%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.48%) SRDF
12 5 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (0.48%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.38%) XenServer
14 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 309 (29.65%) Puppet
2 274 (26.30%) Opscode Chef
3 153 (14.68%) Ansible
4 66 (6.33%) Salt
4 66 (6.33%) Nagios
5 65 (6.24%) Vagrant
6 43 (4.13%) ZABBIX
7 31 (2.98%) HAProxy
8 28 (2.69%) Graphite
9 25 (2.40%) Kibana
10 22 (2.11%) logstash
11 19 (1.82%) Rundeck
12 15 (1.44%) Mesos
13 12 (1.15%) SCCM
14 10 (0.96%) StatsD
15 8 (0.77%) Cacti
16 7 (0.67%) Zenoss
16 7 (0.67%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.67%) SCOM
17 6 (0.58%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 190 (18.23%) VMware
2 105 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 93 (8.93%) Red Hat
4 84 (8.06%) Google
5 77 (7.39%) Oracle
6 46 (4.41%) Rackspace
7 45 (4.32%) HP
7 45 (4.32%) New Relic
8 30 (2.88%) Cisco
9 28 (2.69%) AppDynamics
10 26 (2.50%) IBM
11 23 (2.21%) Perforce
12 21 (2.02%) Citrix
13 20 (1.92%) Splunk
13 20 (1.92%) SaltStack
14 19 (1.82%) Atlassian
14 19 (1.82%) NetApp
15 13 (1.25%) EMC
16 12 (1.15%) Akamai
17 10 (0.96%) ServiceNow
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