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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 84 88 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 16 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 0.15% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.40% 11.76% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
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£475 £388 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +20.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -
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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
63 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.34% 1.29% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 13
Average daily rate £475 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £575 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.64 - £17.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (42.86%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) Linux
4 14 (40.00%) Web Services
5 13 (37.14%) DevOps
6 12 (34.29%) Puppet
7 11 (31.43%) VMware
7 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
8 10 (28.57%) J2EE
8 10 (28.57%) Windows
9 9 (25.71%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (25.71%) Google App Engine
9 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (25.71%) Google
9 9 (25.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (22.86%) RESTful
10 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
10 8 (22.86%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (20.00%) .NET
11 7 (20.00%) HTTP
11 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
11 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (17.14%) Software Delivery
12 6 (17.14%) nginx
12 6 (17.14%) Jetty
12 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.14%) Jetty
2 6 (17.14%) nginx
3 5 (14.29%) Apache
4 3 (8.57%) Zope
4 3 (8.57%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (25.71%) Google App Engine
1 9 (25.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) SoftLayer
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) IPsec
2 6 (17.14%) DHCP
2 6 (17.14%) FTP
3 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (11.43%) CouchDB
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) SimpleDB
5 2 (5.71%) SQLite
5 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.71%) Big Data
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.86%) Gradle
4 1 (2.86%) TestNG
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Log4j
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) DevOps Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Perl Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.71%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) Web Services
2 10 (28.57%) J2EE
3 8 (22.86%) RESTful
4 7 (20.00%) .NET
5 6 (17.14%) Servlets
6 5 (14.29%) Spring
6 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.43%) REST
8 3 (8.57%) Memcached
8 3 (8.57%) Mason
8 3 (8.57%) Apache Camel
8 3 (8.57%) Catalyst
8 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.57%) Django
8 3 (8.57%) HTML
8 3 (8.57%) CSS
9 2 (5.71%) SOAP
9 2 (5.71%) jQuery
9 2 (5.71%) Spring MVC
9 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
1 3 (8.57%) Video on Demand
1 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (17.14%) Software Delivery
4 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) BDD
6 4 (11.43%) OO
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) MVC
7 3 (8.57%) Validation
7 3 (8.57%) ETL
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) MapReduce
7 3 (8.57%) Data Validation
7 3 (8.57%) Analytics
8 2 (5.71%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.57%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) R
6 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.71%) Scala
6 2 (5.71%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (34.29%) Puppet
3 4 (11.43%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.71%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Google
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) Talend
6 2 (5.71%) Xamarin
6 2 (5.71%) Apigee
6 2 (5.71%) Mashery
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Tableau
6 2 (5.71%) Teradata
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
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