The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 63 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 44 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.41% 1.13% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.00% 30.19% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 4
Average daily rate £425 £388 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +72.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon AWS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
110 53 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.03% 3.74% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 38 8
Average daily rate £425 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £541 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -23.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 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
Salford - 10 £425 -
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 55 (72.37%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (67.11%) Java
3 49 (64.47%) Web Services
4 44 (57.89%) SQL
5 35 (46.05%) TDD
5 35 (46.05%) REST
6 33 (43.42%) HTTP
6 33 (43.42%) Scala
7 32 (42.11%) Linux
7 32 (42.11%) NoSQL
8 31 (40.79%) RESTful
8 31 (40.79%) Scrum
9 30 (39.47%) XML
10 28 (36.84%) JSON
10 28 (36.84%) High Availability
11 24 (31.58%) DevOps
12 18 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (23.68%) BDD
13 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
13 16 (21.05%) Puppet
13 16 (21.05%) Python
14 15 (19.74%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
16 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
17 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
18 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
18 10 (13.16%) Ansible
19 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
19 9 (11.84%) Ruby

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (7.89%) nginx
1 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
2 5 (6.58%) Jetty
2 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.63%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.21%) Google App Engine
3 7 (9.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.63%) IaaS
5 2 (2.63%) Office 365
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.32%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (43.42%) HTTP
2 5 (6.58%) DHCP
2 5 (6.58%) DNS
2 5 (6.58%) FTP
2 5 (6.58%) IPsec
2 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.95%) Big Data
2 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (2.63%) SQLite
3 2 (2.63%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.32%) Redis
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.84%) JUnit
4 3 (3.95%) JIRA
5 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.32%) Gradle
6 1 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (1.32%) Advertising
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Scala Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Consultant
6 10 (13.16%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Java Scala Developer
8 7 (9.21%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (6.58%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (6.58%) Senior DevOps Consultant
11 4 (5.26%) Architect
11 4 (5.26%) Java Engineer
12 3 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (3.95%) Security Consultant
12 3 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (64.47%) Web Services
2 35 (46.05%) REST
3 31 (40.79%) RESTful
4 30 (39.47%) XML
5 28 (36.84%) JSON
6 7 (9.21%) XSLT
7 5 (6.58%) .NET
7 5 (6.58%) J2EE
7 5 (6.58%) Servlets
8 3 (3.95%) CSS
8 3 (3.95%) HTML
9 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.63%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (2.63%) CSS3
9 2 (2.63%) HTML5
9 2 (2.63%) SOAP
10 1 (1.32%) ELK Stack
10 1 (1.32%) Ember.js
10 1 (1.32%) iOS SDK
10 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
1 3 (3.95%) Social Media
2 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.63%) Interactive TV
2 2 (2.63%) IPTV
2 2 (2.63%) MHEG
2 2 (2.63%) New Media
2 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) iPad
3 1 (1.32%) iPhone
3 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) CentOS
4 3 (3.95%) Debian
5 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Unix
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (72.37%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.05%) TDD
3 31 (40.79%) Scrum
4 28 (36.84%) High Availability
5 24 (31.58%) DevOps
6 18 (23.68%) BDD
7 15 (19.74%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.89%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.89%) Information Security
11 5 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (6.58%) OWASP
11 5 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (6.58%) Software Delivery
11 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (3.95%) Open Source
13 3 (3.95%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (67.11%) Java
2 44 (57.89%) SQL
3 33 (43.42%) Scala
4 16 (21.05%) Python
5 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.84%) Ruby
7 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
8 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.21%) Perl
9 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.63%) R
10 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.32%) MCITP
2 1 (1.32%) MCSE
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Docker
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (21.05%) Puppet
3 10 (13.16%) Ansible
4 1 (1.32%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.32%) Packer
4 1 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Google
2 7 (9.21%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) OpenTV
3 2 (2.63%) Tableau
3 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) New Relic
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
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