The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 14 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 36 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.76% - 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 64.29% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 1
Average daily rate
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£380 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -64.09%
Amazon AWS
Oxfordshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
56 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.18% 2.08% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 5 1
Average daily rate £375 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.06%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 41 (69.49%) Linux
2 37 (62.71%) Web Services
3 28 (47.46%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (45.76%) Oracle
5 23 (38.98%) Java
5 23 (38.98%) DevOps
5 23 (38.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (37.29%) Red Hat
6 22 (37.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (37.29%) Puppet
7 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (30.51%) Network Security
8 16 (27.12%) Scrum
9 15 (25.42%) XML
10 14 (23.73%) Windows
10 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
10 14 (23.73%) Spring
11 13 (22.03%) SQL
12 11 (18.64%) Migration
12 11 (18.64%) JIRA
13 10 (16.95%) Confluence
13 10 (16.95%) Publishing
14 9 (15.25%) J2EE
14 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (15.25%) TDD
15 8 (13.56%) Ajax
15 8 (13.56%) XPath
15 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
15 8 (13.56%) JSF

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
2 10 (16.95%) Confluence
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (11.86%) Tomcat
5 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
5 6 (10.17%) IIS
5 6 (10.17%) JBoss
6 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.98%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) Network Security
2 3 (5.08%) LAN
2 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Big Data
2 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) JIRA
2 8 (13.56%) Ant
2 8 (13.56%) Maven
3 5 (8.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (8.47%) JUnit
4 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (16.95%) Publishing
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (30.51%) Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Leader
5 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Support Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Support
5 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) Web Services
2 15 (25.42%) XML
3 14 (23.73%) Spring
4 9 (15.25%) J2EE
5 8 (13.56%) XSLT
5 8 (13.56%) JSF
5 8 (13.56%) Ajax
5 8 (13.56%) JMS
5 8 (13.56%) Middleware
5 8 (13.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (13.56%) Oracle ADF
5 8 (13.56%) REST
6 6 (10.17%) JSON
6 6 (10.17%) JSP
6 6 (10.17%) .NET
7 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
7 5 (8.47%) WCF
8 4 (6.78%) HTML5
8 4 (6.78%) EJB
8 4 (6.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (47.46%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) Grid Computing
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Linux
2 22 (37.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (23.73%) Windows
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) DevOps
2 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) Scrum
4 11 (18.64%) Migration
5 9 (15.25%) TDD
5 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.56%) SOA
6 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.17%) ITIL
7 6 (10.17%) UML
7 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.47%) Change Management
8 5 (8.47%) BDD
9 4 (6.78%) Web Development
10 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.08%) Analytics
10 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (3.39%) OO
12 1 (1.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) SQL
3 8 (13.56%) XQuery
3 8 (13.56%) XPath
3 8 (13.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
1 2 (3.39%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (37.29%) Puppet
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.47%) Icinga
4 5 (8.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Oracle
2 22 (37.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft