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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 46 94 157
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +63
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2148 1256 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.34% 2.27% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.73% 32.98% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 961 593
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £46.35 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% +9.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £46.35 -
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -

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
6012 3808 2667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 6.88% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4109 2631 1778
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 58 59
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £21.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £70.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +43 2011 £500 +5.26% 645
London +37 1292 £500 +0.50% 383
South East +49 225 £463 -2.63% 74
City of London +44 179 £525 - 80
North West +35 126 £450 +5.88% 53
Manchester +36 90 £440 +3.52% 40
Yorkshire +51 82 £470 -6.09% 13
South West +36 82 £488 +21.87% 37
West Midlands +46 80 £475 +15.15% 15
East of England +28 79 £506 +1.25% 48
Wales +39 69 £540 +45.94% 1
Berkshire +28 58 £456 +1.67% 19
Oxfordshire -6 55 £475 -8.65% 10
West Yorkshire +12 44 £500 -0.84% 7
Surrey +24 41 £500 +42.85% 15
Bristol +10 38 £494 +23.43% 14
Oxford -3 38 £475 -8.65% 2
Croydon +10 36 £515 -0.48%
South Wales +27 34 £525 +52.17%
Leeds +21 34 £525 +3.34% 7
East Midlands +19 33 £540 +46.93% 14
Scotland +31 32 £400 -5.88% 8
South Yorkshire +22 30 £394 -10.00% 5
West Wales - 28 £545 - 1
Swansea - 28 £545 - 1
Sheffield +16 27 £394 -10.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +1 26 £425 -10.52% 28
Hertfordshire +13 25 £531 +6.25% 15
Staines +4 23 £500 -4.76% 4
Shropshire - 23 £401 - 2

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 2002 (45.65%) DevOps
2 2000 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1666 (37.98%) Linux
4 1434 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1356 (30.92%) Puppet
6 1298 (29.59%) Java
7 1228 (28.00%) Jenkins
8 1142 (26.04%) Web Services
9 1123 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
10 1065 (24.28%) Ansible
11 1053 (24.01%) Python
12 1046 (23.85%) Docker
13 889 (20.27%) Git (software)
14 858 (19.56%) Opscode Chef
15 850 (19.38%) Ruby
16 818 (18.65%) JavaScript
17 748 (17.05%) Scrum
18 729 (16.62%) Configuration Management
19 705 (16.07%) TDD
20 649 (14.80%) VMware
21 563 (12.84%) Windows
22 550 (12.54%) HTML
23 517 (11.79%) Continuous Delivery
24 496 (11.31%) SQL
25 493 (11.24%) Open Source
26 488 (11.13%) Finance
27 466 (10.62%) PostgreSQL
28 460 (10.49%) CSS
28 460 (10.49%) JIRA
29 451 (10.28%) BDD

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
1 419 (9.55%) Elasticsearch
2 396 (9.03%) Apache
3 293 (6.68%) Confluence
4 262 (5.97%) Tomcat
5 249 (5.68%) OpenStack
6 190 (4.33%) nginx
7 178 (4.06%) Apache Spark
8 168 (3.83%) Cloud Foundry
9 142 (3.24%) IIS
10 118 (2.69%) WebLogic
11 110 (2.51%) WebSphere
12 93 (2.12%) JBoss
13 46 (1.05%) Apache Pig
14 38 (0.87%) Mule
15 32 (0.73%) CMS
16 30 (0.68%) Apache Solr
17 24 (0.55%) MS Exchange
17 24 (0.55%) SharePoint
18 21 (0.48%) Jetty
19 20 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 117 (2.67%) HipChat
2 97 (2.21%) MS Excel
3 22 (0.50%) MS Office
4 7 (0.16%) MS Project
4 7 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.091%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.091%) SPSS
7 2 (0.046%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.023%) InVision
8 1 (0.023%) Stata
Business Applications
1 45 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (0.50%) Magento
3 13 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
7 4 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.046%) assyst
9 2 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.046%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.046%) Odoo
9 2 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.046%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.046%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.023%) OpenText MBPM
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.023%) SAP MDM
10 1 (0.023%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1434 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 434 (9.90%) Amazon EC2
3 354 (8.07%) PaaS
4 325 (7.41%) Amazon S3
5 322 (7.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 300 (6.84%) GitHub
7 292 (6.66%) IaaS
8 197 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
9 164 (3.74%) SaaS
10 133 (3.03%) Office 365
11 124 (2.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 112 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
13 103 (2.35%) Route 53
14 101 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
14 101 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
15 95 (2.17%) Heroku
16 87 (1.98%) Amazon SQS
17 82 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 71 (1.62%) Amazon Kinesis
19 63 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 374 (8.53%) DNS
2 246 (5.61%) Firewall
3 225 (5.13%) VPN
4 213 (4.86%) HTTP
5 181 (4.13%) TCP/IP
6 132 (3.01%) SSH
7 127 (2.90%) SSL
8 124 (2.83%) OpenVPN
9 122 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
10 112 (2.55%) WAN
11 102 (2.33%) LAN
12 94 (2.14%) Internet
13 80 (1.82%) Network Security
14 77 (1.76%) DHCP
15 69 (1.57%) SAN
16 66 (1.50%) LDAP
17 46 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
18 43 (0.98%) Wireless
19 42 (0.96%) IPsec
20 38 (0.87%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (10.62%) PostgreSQL
2 449 (10.24%) MongoDB
3 418 (9.53%) Hadoop
4 386 (8.80%) SQL Server
5 382 (8.71%) NoSQL
6 363 (8.28%) MySQL
7 327 (7.46%) Big Data
8 211 (4.81%) Amazon RDS
9 185 (4.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 162 (3.69%) Relational Database
11 147 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 113 (2.58%) Redis
13 86 (1.96%) Apache Hive
14 79 (1.80%) Amazon Redshift
15 72 (1.64%) Oracle Database
16 67 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
17 65 (1.48%) HBase
18 48 (1.09%) Couchbase
19 43 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
20 37 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1228 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 889 (20.27%) Git (software)
3 460 (10.49%) JIRA
4 342 (7.80%) Maven
5 280 (6.38%) JUnit
6 203 (4.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 195 (4.45%) Vagrant
8 179 (4.08%) SonarQube
9 173 (3.94%) Cucumber
9 173 (3.94%) Subversion
10 165 (3.76%) Ant
11 163 (3.72%) TeamCity
12 132 (3.01%) Bitbucket
13 114 (2.60%) JIRA Agile
13 114 (2.60%) Liquibase
14 103 (2.35%) Selenium
15 98 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
16 74 (1.69%) Mockito
16 74 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
17 68 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 488 (11.13%) Finance
2 151 (3.44%) Retail
3 141 (3.21%) Banking
4 117 (2.67%) Publishing
5 89 (2.03%) Marketing
6 88 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 46 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 45 (1.03%) Electronics
9 43 (0.98%) Games
10 33 (0.75%) Advertising
11 31 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 25 (0.57%) Back Office
13 23 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 19 (0.43%) Legal
15 12 (0.27%) Law
16 11 (0.25%) Billing
17 8 (0.18%) Front Office
18 6 (0.14%) Automotive
18 6 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1185 (27.02%) Developer
2 1069 (24.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 658 (15.00%) Architect
4 512 (11.67%) AWS Engineer
5 443 (10.10%) AWS DevOps
6 418 (9.53%) Java Developer
7 280 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
8 268 (6.11%) AWS Developer
9 261 (5.95%) Consultant
10 225 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
11 206 (4.70%) AWS Architect
12 200 (4.56%) Linux Engineer
13 189 (4.31%) Senior DevOps
14 175 (3.99%) Senior Developer
15 170 (3.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 150 (3.42%) Administrator
17 148 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
18 142 (3.24%) .NET Developer
19 141 (3.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 139 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1142 (26.04%) Web Services
2 550 (12.54%) HTML
3 460 (10.49%) CSS
4 430 (9.80%) AngularJS
5 428 (9.76%) REST
6 417 (9.51%) .NET
7 378 (8.62%) Node.js
8 317 (7.23%) JSON
9 263 (6.00%) HTML5
9 263 (6.00%) Spring
10 256 (5.84%) RESTful
11 245 (5.59%) ELK Stack
12 196 (4.47%) ASP.NET
13 187 (4.26%) React
14 179 (4.08%) CSS3
15 158 (3.60%) XML
16 143 (3.26%) J2EE
17 134 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
18 132 (3.01%) Kafka
19 130 (2.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 324 (7.39%) Public Cloud
2 229 (5.22%) Data Centre
3 129 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 127 (2.90%) User Experience
5 113 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 96 (2.19%) Private Cloud
7 81 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 76 (1.73%) Mobile App
9 68 (1.55%) Algorithms
10 52 (1.19%) PKI
11 49 (1.12%) Data Structures
11 49 (1.12%) Replication
12 46 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 40 (0.91%) Clustering
14 38 (0.87%) Management Information System
15 31 (0.71%) Digital Media
15 31 (0.71%) Video on Demand
16 30 (0.68%) Visualisation
17 27 (0.62%) Mathematics
18 26 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1666 (37.98%) Linux
2 563 (12.84%) Windows
3 325 (7.41%) CentOS
4 312 (7.11%) Unix
5 271 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 210 (4.79%) Windows Server
7 152 (3.47%) Ubuntu
8 108 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (1.57%) Android
11 67 (1.53%) Apple iOS
12 37 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 36 (0.82%) Solaris
14 35 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (0.73%) CoreOS
16 22 (0.50%) SUSE
17 21 (0.48%) Debian
18 20 (0.46%) Fedora
19 17 (0.39%) AIX
20 15 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2002 (45.65%) DevOps
2 2000 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1123 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
4 748 (17.05%) Scrum
5 729 (16.62%) Configuration Management
6 705 (16.07%) TDD
7 517 (11.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 493 (11.24%) Open Source
9 451 (10.28%) BDD
10 418 (9.53%) Microservices
11 400 (9.12%) High Availability
12 392 (8.94%) Migration
13 366 (8.34%) E-Commerce
14 316 (7.20%) Software Engineering
15 303 (6.91%) Kanban
16 261 (5.95%) Load Balancing
17 245 (5.59%) MVC
18 193 (4.40%) Web Development
19 184 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
20 171 (3.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1298 (29.59%) Java
2 1053 (24.01%) Python
3 850 (19.38%) Ruby
4 818 (18.65%) JavaScript
5 496 (11.31%) SQL
6 435 (9.92%) Bash Shell
7 342 (7.80%) C#
8 308 (7.02%) PHP
9 302 (6.89%) Scala
10 256 (5.84%) Perl
11 230 (5.24%) PowerShell
12 209 (4.77%) Shell Script
13 158 (3.60%) Go
14 107 (2.44%) C
15 70 (1.60%) C++
16 51 (1.16%) R
17 50 (1.14%) Clojure
18 43 (0.98%) Groovy
19 30 (0.68%) ES6
20 29 (0.66%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 450 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 380 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 155 (3.53%) Degree
4 89 (2.03%) AWS Certification
5 86 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 71 (1.62%) CISSP
7 54 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
8 37 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 24 (0.55%) CCNP
11 20 (0.46%) MCSE
12 18 (0.41%) CHECK Team Member
13 17 (0.39%) CCNA
14 15 (0.34%) CISMP
14 15 (0.34%) ISEB
14 15 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.32%) CEH
15 14 (0.32%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (3.60%) QA
2 61 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 56 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.43%) SLA
6 17 (0.39%) GCP
7 12 (0.27%) COBIT
8 11 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 7 (0.16%) ISO27002
11 4 (0.091%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.091%) ISO22301
11 4 (0.091%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.091%) WCAG
12 3 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.068%) EMIR
12 3 (0.068%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.068%) MiFID
12 3 (0.068%) SDET
13 2 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1046 (23.85%) Docker
2 321 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 279 (6.36%) Active Directory
4 216 (4.92%) vCloud
5 117 (2.67%) Squid
6 115 (2.62%) Postfix
7 108 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
8 87 (1.98%) Hyper-V
9 85 (1.94%) vSphere
10 67 (1.53%) HDFS
11 49 (1.12%) Xen
12 47 (1.07%) XenApp
13 33 (0.75%) VMware ESX
14 30 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
15 23 (0.52%) etcd
15 23 (0.52%) flannel
16 22 (0.50%) Apache Flume
16 22 (0.50%) KVM
17 20 (0.46%) NFS
18 18 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1356 (30.92%) Puppet
2 1065 (24.28%) Ansible
3 858 (19.56%) Opscode Chef
4 449 (10.24%) Terraform
5 419 (9.55%) Kubernetes
6 227 (5.18%) logstash
7 202 (4.61%) Kibana
8 188 (4.29%) ZABBIX
9 131 (2.99%) Rancher
10 111 (2.53%) Salt
11 87 (1.98%) Packer
12 75 (1.71%) Mesos
13 72 (1.64%) Nagios
14 71 (1.62%) SCCM
15 63 (1.44%) Consul
16 54 (1.23%) HAProxy
17 44 (1.00%) Graphite
18 37 (0.84%) Grafana
19 35 (0.80%) SCOM
20 29 (0.66%) rkt
Vendors
1 649 (14.80%) VMware
2 383 (8.73%) Oracle
3 365 (8.32%) Microsoft
4 242 (5.52%) Red Hat
5 213 (4.86%) Google
6 169 (3.85%) Atlassian
7 150 (3.42%) Splunk
8 142 (3.24%) Cisco
9 130 (2.96%) Sonatype
10 100 (2.28%) AppDynamics
11 90 (2.05%) Rackspace
12 83 (1.89%) Citrix
13 76 (1.73%) MuleSoft
13 76 (1.73%) New Relic
13 76 (1.73%) SAP
14 73 (1.66%) HP
15 66 (1.50%) SaltStack
16 65 (1.48%) IBM
17 59 (1.35%) Hortonworks
18 58 (1.32%) Talend
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