The first table below looks at the demand for CloudFront 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 CloudFront over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon CloudFront
Rank 404 397 401
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 4 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.070% 0.034%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.40% 2.66% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £125 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £125 -
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
995 640 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.24% 2.64% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 493 318
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.41% +151.85%
CloudFront
England

CloudFront
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CloudFront across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

CloudFront Jobs Demand Trend in London

CloudFront
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CloudFront across the London region.

CloudFront Daily Rate Trend in London

CloudFront
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 CloudFront within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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
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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 - 1 - -
CloudFront
England

CloudFront
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CloudFront 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 CloudFront.

1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) nginx
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) WCF

CloudFront
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CloudFront 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 CloudFront. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) nginx
1 2 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (16.67%) Django
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) YUM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Akamai