The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 60 112 177
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +65
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1805 1078 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.40% 1.92% 1.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.43% 32.57% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 752 458
Median daily rate £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -9.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5094 3310 2264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.60% 5.91% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3583 2154 1449
Median daily rate £463 £410 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% +1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £393 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 71 52
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +101.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £27.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-42.60% +83.33%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon AWS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 1743 £500 +17.64% 520
London +43 1078 £500 +14.28% 305
South East +39 214 £450 +9.09% 78
City of London +53 166 £500 +11.11% 62
South West +42 91 £400 -3.03% 20
North West -25 85 £450 +12.50% 37
Yorkshire +27 80 £550 +31.57% 23
East of England -1 75 £475 +15.50% 27
Surrey +23 61 £450 +5.88% 16
Bristol +34 56 £400 -0.62% 12
West Midlands +26 54 £415 +2.46% 7
West Yorkshire +3 54 £525 +23.52% 18
Oxfordshire 0 54 £475 +15.15% 20
East Midlands +45 52 £550 -4.34% 17
Leeds -11 40 £550 +29.41% 10
Nottinghamshire +26 37 £600 +4.34% 3
Nottingham +22 36 £600 +4.34% 3
Manchester +12 36 £475 +26.66% 29
Oxford -1 34 £475 +11.76% 11
Berkshire +8 33 £500 +33.33% 13
Staines +3 32 £600 - 1
Cambridgeshire -9 32 £475 +20.63% 10
Scotland -6 26 £400 - 13
Wales +39 25 £458 +10.24% 5
Hampshire +2 25 £413 -4.06% 16
Cambridge -14 22 £475 +18.75% 10
Norfolk +20 21 £533 +6.50% 3
Norwich +6 18 £545 +9.00% 3
Merseyside -1 18 £400 +33.33% 1
Telford -16 18 £415 +1.21% 2

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 1435 (44.97%) Linux
2 1403 (43.97%) DevOps
3 1304 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1045 (32.75%) Java
5 1043 (32.69%) Puppet
6 998 (31.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 926 (29.02%) Web Services
8 782 (24.51%) Python
9 751 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
10 735 (23.03%) Ruby
11 734 (23.00%) Opscode Chef
12 697 (21.84%) Ansible
13 689 (21.59%) Git (software)
14 681 (21.34%) Jenkins
15 617 (19.34%) Docker
16 586 (18.36%) Configuration Management
17 553 (17.33%) Windows
18 537 (16.83%) TDD
19 536 (16.80%) JavaScript
20 493 (15.45%) SQL
21 484 (15.17%) VMware
22 466 (14.60%) Finance
23 417 (13.07%) NoSQL
24 400 (12.54%) Scrum
25 386 (12.10%) Bash Shell
26 382 (11.97%) Open Source
27 374 (11.72%) HTML
28 371 (11.63%) MySQL
29 364 (11.41%) Amazon EC2
30 363 (11.38%) OpenStack

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 363 (11.38%) OpenStack
2 263 (8.24%) Apache
3 260 (8.15%) Tomcat
4 225 (7.05%) nginx
5 133 (4.17%) IIS
6 116 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
7 96 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
8 89 (2.79%) Confluence
8 89 (2.79%) WebSphere
9 83 (2.60%) JBoss
10 79 (2.48%) Apache Spark
11 70 (2.19%) WebLogic
12 60 (1.88%) Jetty
13 43 (1.35%) CMS
14 42 (1.32%) SharePoint
15 39 (1.22%) Mule
16 30 (0.94%) Apache Solr
17 24 (0.75%) Mule ESB
18 23 (0.72%) WordPress
19 20 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 96 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.47%) MS Office
4 13 (0.41%) HipChat
5 7 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.13%) MS Project
8 2 (0.063%) Weka
9 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.031%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.78%) Magento
2 25 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.25%) SAP MDM
5 7 (0.22%) Maximo
6 4 (0.13%) BigMachines
6 4 (0.13%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.063%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.063%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.031%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.031%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.031%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.031%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.031%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 998 (31.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 364 (11.41%) Amazon EC2
3 279 (8.74%) PaaS
4 261 (8.18%) IaaS
5 235 (7.36%) Amazon S3
6 223 (6.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 198 (6.20%) Cloud Computing
8 194 (6.08%) GitHub
9 182 (5.70%) SaaS
10 120 (3.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 104 (3.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 101 (3.17%) Office 365
13 95 (2.98%) Heroku
14 89 (2.79%) Amazon SQS
15 72 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 68 (2.13%) Route 53
17 62 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
18 59 (1.85%) Google App Engine
19 57 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 55 (1.72%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 255 (7.99%) Firewall
2 194 (6.08%) DNS
3 168 (5.26%) HTTP
4 162 (5.08%) TCP/IP
5 123 (3.85%) LAN
6 122 (3.82%) WAN
7 121 (3.79%) Internet
8 110 (3.45%) SSL
9 108 (3.38%) VPN
10 74 (2.32%) DHCP
11 70 (2.19%) Network Security
12 63 (1.97%) SAN
13 55 (1.72%) LDAP
14 50 (1.57%) Wireless
15 39 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
16 31 (0.97%) NAS
17 28 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
18 27 (0.85%) SMTP
19 26 (0.81%) FTP
20 23 (0.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (13.07%) NoSQL
2 371 (11.63%) MySQL
3 320 (10.03%) MongoDB
4 249 (7.80%) SQL Server
5 238 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
6 189 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 166 (5.20%) Amazon RDS
8 156 (4.89%) Big Data
9 153 (4.79%) Hadoop
10 139 (4.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 134 (4.20%) Redis
12 93 (2.91%) Relational Database
13 77 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
14 71 (2.23%) Amazon Redshift
15 42 (1.32%) Neo4j
16 34 (1.07%) Apache Hive
16 34 (1.07%) Oracle Database
17 27 (0.85%) DB2
18 24 (0.75%) RDBMS
19 23 (0.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 689 (21.59%) Git (software)
2 681 (21.34%) Jenkins
3 225 (7.05%) JIRA
4 208 (6.52%) Maven
5 146 (4.58%) TeamCity
6 140 (4.39%) Vagrant
7 132 (4.14%) Subversion
8 127 (3.98%) Artifactory
9 109 (3.42%) GitLab
10 100 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 98 (3.07%) JUnit
12 95 (2.98%) Hudson
13 88 (2.76%) Cucumber
14 71 (2.23%) Selenium
15 69 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
16 63 (1.97%) Ant
17 56 (1.75%) Gradle
17 56 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
18 55 (1.72%) Travis CI
19 54 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 466 (14.60%) Finance
2 99 (3.10%) Banking
3 95 (2.98%) Retail
4 92 (2.88%) Publishing
5 70 (2.19%) Marketing
6 68 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 30 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 28 (0.88%) Advertising
9 27 (0.85%) Electronics
10 26 (0.81%) Games
11 23 (0.72%) Legal
12 14 (0.44%) Back Office
13 13 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.31%) Law
16 9 (0.28%) Billing
17 8 (0.25%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.13%) Automotive
19 3 (0.094%) Multimedia
20 1 (0.031%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 852 (26.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 842 (26.39%) Developer
3 555 (17.39%) Architect
4 336 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
5 306 (9.59%) Java Developer
6 288 (9.03%) AWS DevOps
7 211 (6.61%) Cloud Architect
8 194 (6.08%) Cloud Engineer
9 173 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
10 169 (5.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 163 (5.11%) Senior Developer
12 157 (4.92%) Consultant
13 153 (4.79%) AWS Architect
14 140 (4.39%) AWS Developer
15 133 (4.17%) Technical Architect
16 122 (3.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 115 (3.60%) Infrastructure Architect
18 110 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
19 108 (3.38%) Senior DevOps
20 101 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 926 (29.02%) Web Services
2 374 (11.72%) HTML
3 327 (10.25%) .NET
4 303 (9.50%) CSS
5 292 (9.15%) Node.js
6 223 (6.99%) AngularJS
7 210 (6.58%) REST
8 206 (6.46%) HTML5
9 174 (5.45%) RESTful
10 171 (5.36%) Spring
11 154 (4.83%) JSON
12 145 (4.54%) Sensu
13 139 (4.36%) LAMP
14 136 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
15 125 (3.92%) J2EE
16 124 (3.89%) XML
17 111 (3.48%) jQuery
18 108 (3.38%) SOAP
19 104 (3.26%) CSS3
20 98 (3.07%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 182 (5.70%) Data Centre
2 136 (4.26%) Public Cloud
3 107 (3.35%) Private Cloud
4 78 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 71 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 70 (2.19%) User Experience
8 69 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 67 (2.10%) Mobile App
10 55 (1.72%) Management Information System
11 40 (1.25%) PKI
11 40 (1.25%) Visualisation
12 36 (1.13%) Clustering
13 33 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 33 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 21 (0.66%) CESG
14 21 (0.66%) Data Integration
14 21 (0.66%) Replication
14 21 (0.66%) Virtual Team
14 21 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1435 (44.97%) Linux
2 553 (17.33%) Windows
3 340 (10.65%) Unix
4 178 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 178 (5.58%) Windows Server
5 168 (5.26%) CentOS
6 127 (3.98%) Ubuntu
7 100 (3.13%) CoreOS
8 95 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 56 (1.75%) Android
12 43 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 40 (1.25%) Mac OS X
14 35 (1.10%) Debian
15 29 (0.91%) Fedora
16 25 (0.78%) Solaris
17 21 (0.66%) VMS
18 11 (0.34%) Windows 7
19 10 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1403 (43.97%) DevOps
2 1304 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
3 751 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 586 (18.36%) Configuration Management
5 537 (16.83%) TDD
6 400 (12.54%) Scrum
7 382 (11.97%) Open Source
8 318 (9.97%) Continuous Delivery
9 300 (9.40%) Migration
10 259 (8.12%) Software Engineering
11 256 (8.02%) BDD
12 253 (7.93%) E-Commerce
13 161 (5.05%) High Availability
14 154 (4.83%) OO
15 151 (4.73%) MVC
16 142 (4.45%) Microservices
17 130 (4.07%) ITIL
17 130 (4.07%) Kanban
18 126 (3.95%) Web Development
19 122 (3.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1045 (32.75%) Java
2 782 (24.51%) Python
3 735 (23.03%) Ruby
4 536 (16.80%) JavaScript
5 493 (15.45%) SQL
6 386 (12.10%) Bash Shell
7 347 (10.87%) Perl
8 280 (8.77%) PHP
9 265 (8.30%) PowerShell
10 211 (6.61%) C#
11 186 (5.83%) Go
12 161 (5.05%) Scala
13 119 (3.73%) Shell Script
14 92 (2.88%) C++
15 71 (2.23%) Groovy
16 43 (1.35%) Clojure
17 31 (0.97%) C
18 29 (0.91%) Jython
18 29 (0.91%) R
19 27 (0.85%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 245 (7.68%) Security Cleared
2 176 (5.52%) SC Cleared
3 112 (3.51%) Degree
4 79 (2.48%) CISSP
5 58 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 44 (1.38%) AWS Certification
7 34 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (0.88%) MCSE
10 23 (0.72%) CCNA
10 23 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.66%) BC Cleared
12 19 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (0.53%) CISM
14 12 (0.38%) CISA
14 12 (0.38%) ISSAP
15 11 (0.34%) CCNP
15 11 (0.34%) CISMP
16 10 (0.31%) MCSA
17 8 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (2.66%) QA
2 48 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 44 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.56%) SLA
6 10 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.031%) BS7799
7 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 617 (19.34%) Docker
2 308 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (7.33%) Active Directory
4 108 (3.38%) vSphere
5 98 (3.07%) flannel
6 96 (3.01%) etcd
7 91 (2.85%) vCloud
8 90 (2.82%) Ceph
9 89 (2.79%) GlusterFS
10 66 (2.07%) Hyper-V
11 63 (1.97%) Xen
12 45 (1.41%) KVM
13 42 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
14 27 (0.85%) NFS
15 21 (0.66%) VMware ESX
16 20 (0.63%) XenDesktop
17 19 (0.60%) Squid
17 19 (0.60%) XenServer
18 16 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
19 15 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1043 (32.69%) Puppet
2 734 (23.00%) Opscode Chef
3 697 (21.84%) Ansible
4 228 (7.15%) Kubernetes
5 166 (5.20%) logstash
6 156 (4.89%) Graphite
7 144 (4.51%) Terraform
8 128 (4.01%) HAProxy
9 122 (3.82%) Nagios
10 105 (3.29%) Packer
11 103 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 95 (2.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 92 (2.88%) rkt
13 92 (2.88%) Salt
14 79 (2.48%) Mesos
14 79 (2.48%) SCCM
15 68 (2.13%) ZABBIX
16 61 (1.91%) Kibana
17 50 (1.57%) Consul
18 47 (1.47%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 484 (15.17%) VMware
2 340 (10.65%) Microsoft
3 265 (8.30%) Oracle
4 257 (8.05%) Google
5 212 (6.64%) Red Hat
6 124 (3.89%) Cisco
7 122 (3.82%) Rackspace
8 121 (3.79%) Splunk
9 112 (3.51%) Atlassian
10 99 (3.10%) Citrix
11 64 (2.01%) IBM
12 57 (1.79%) SAP
13 52 (1.63%) HP
14 51 (1.60%) NetApp
15 42 (1.32%) EMC
16 40 (1.25%) MuleSoft
17 38 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
18 36 (1.13%) Dell
19 35 (1.10%) Adobe
19 35 (1.10%) Sitecore
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Initial Contract to 31st December 2016
Posted: 23 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: £515 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £001 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
JM
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 2 days ago