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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
Rank 40 85 150
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +65
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2082 1261 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.73% 2.48% 1.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.85% 34.11% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 973 561
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 £375 £340 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £103.75 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+492.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
5500 3697 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.49% 7.28% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 2558 1620
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 68
Median hourly rate £18.88 £27.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.98% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £100.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%

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 21 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Amazon AWS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +41 1966 £500 +5.26% 690
London +36 1342 £513 +2.50% 381
City of London +40 172 £525 +5.00% 82
South East -21 147 £475 +5.55% 100
North West +61 141 £430 +1.17% 59
Manchester +51 92 £430 +1.17% 41
South West +41 84 £475 +25.00% 39
East of England +32 80 £550 +15.78% 34
Yorkshire +19 64 £410 -3.52% 34
Wales +44 61 £488 +34.48% 9
West Midlands +28 47 £450 +20.00% 23
Berkshire -1 44 £500 +11.73% 20
East Midlands +34 39 £375 -9.09% 12
West Yorkshire +14 36 £481 +13.23% 24
Bristol +7 34 £494 +31.66% 9
Swansea - 32 £525 - 2
West Wales - 32 £525 - 2
Oxfordshire -18 30 £520 +4.00% 21
Hertfordshire +15 29 £555 +16.84% 6
Leeds +11 28 £496 +16.76% 23
Cheshire +39 27 £450 +5.88% 11
Sheffield +19 26 £275 -34.32% 3
South Yorkshire +14 26 £275 -34.32% 5
Croydon +13 22 £539 -7.90%
Bedfordshire +19 21 £613 +6.52% 1
Scotland +16 21 £425 -5.55% 8
Oxford -10 21 £650 +30.00% 9
Surrey -14 20 £520 +57.57% 25
South Wales +26 19 £450 +24.13% 7
Hampshire +16 19 £450 -14.28% 16

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1907 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1881 (43.90%) DevOps
3 1647 (38.44%) Linux
4 1341 (31.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 1283 (29.94%) Java
6 1183 (27.61%) Jenkins
7 1161 (27.09%) Puppet
8 1132 (26.42%) Web Services
9 1091 (25.46%) Python
10 1026 (23.94%) Ansible
11 1010 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
12 1000 (23.34%) Docker
13 840 (19.60%) Git (software)
14 754 (17.60%) Opscode Chef
15 725 (16.92%) JavaScript
16 710 (16.57%) Ruby
17 683 (15.94%) Configuration Management
17 683 (15.94%) Scrum
18 668 (15.59%) TDD
19 594 (13.86%) VMware
20 565 (13.19%) Windows
21 528 (12.32%) HTML
22 504 (11.76%) Open Source
23 498 (11.62%) Finance
24 466 (10.88%) Security Cleared
25 460 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
26 459 (10.71%) SQL
27 451 (10.53%) Microservices
28 440 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
29 435 (10.15%) Amazon EC2

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
1 372 (8.68%) Elasticsearch
2 349 (8.14%) Apache
3 233 (5.44%) Confluence
4 214 (4.99%) Tomcat
5 212 (4.95%) OpenStack
6 198 (4.62%) Apache Spark
7 197 (4.60%) nginx
8 163 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
9 141 (3.29%) IIS
10 87 (2.03%) WebSphere
11 79 (1.84%) WebLogic
12 72 (1.68%) JBoss
13 57 (1.33%) Apache Pig
14 39 (0.91%) Apache Solr
15 30 (0.70%) CMS
16 26 (0.61%) Mule
17 25 (0.58%) Jetty
18 24 (0.56%) MS Exchange
19 18 (0.42%) Drupal
19 18 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 95 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 82 (1.91%) HipChat
3 14 (0.33%) MS Office
4 7 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.16%) MS Project
5 5 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.070%) SPSS
7 2 (0.047%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.023%) InVision
8 1 (0.023%) Stata
Business Applications
1 58 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.28%) Magento
2 12 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.070%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.070%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.047%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.023%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.023%) Odoo
9 1 (0.023%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.023%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.023%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.023%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1341 (31.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 435 (10.15%) Amazon EC2
3 337 (7.86%) Amazon S3
4 335 (7.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 335 (7.82%) PaaS
5 275 (6.42%) IaaS
6 257 (6.00%) GitHub
7 172 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
8 153 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 136 (3.17%) SaaS
10 115 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
11 106 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 105 (2.45%) Office 365
13 104 (2.43%) Heroku
13 104 (2.43%) Route 53
14 99 (2.31%) Amazon ELB
15 94 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
16 86 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
17 78 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 77 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 370 (8.63%) DNS
2 261 (6.09%) HTTP
3 257 (6.00%) Firewall
4 204 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 203 (4.74%) VPN
6 138 (3.22%) SSL
7 126 (2.94%) WAN
8 107 (2.50%) LAN
9 100 (2.33%) DHCP
10 97 (2.26%) SSH
11 95 (2.22%) Internet
12 91 (2.12%) OpenLDAP
13 86 (2.01%) OpenVPN
14 77 (1.80%) SAN
15 73 (1.70%) Network Security
16 64 (1.49%) LDAP
17 49 (1.14%) IPsec
18 42 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
19 40 (0.93%) Kerberos
20 39 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
2 407 (9.50%) Hadoop
3 404 (9.43%) MongoDB
4 374 (8.73%) Big Data
5 363 (8.47%) NoSQL
6 358 (8.35%) SQL Server
7 355 (8.28%) MySQL
8 220 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
9 194 (4.53%) Relational Database
10 151 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 146 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 136 (3.17%) Redis
13 124 (2.89%) Apache Hive
14 93 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
15 90 (2.10%) Oracle Database
16 76 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
17 65 (1.52%) HBase
18 51 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
19 38 (0.89%) RDBMS
19 38 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1183 (27.61%) Jenkins
2 840 (19.60%) Git (software)
3 387 (9.03%) JIRA
4 304 (7.09%) Maven
5 214 (4.99%) JUnit
6 188 (4.39%) Vagrant
7 165 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 156 (3.64%) Cucumber
9 152 (3.55%) Subversion
10 142 (3.31%) SonarQube
11 137 (3.20%) TeamCity
12 126 (2.94%) Ant
13 103 (2.40%) Selenium
14 97 (2.26%) Bitbucket
15 84 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
16 83 (1.94%) Liquibase
17 81 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
18 79 (1.84%) Gradle
19 77 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 65 (1.52%) Mockito
General
1 498 (11.62%) Finance
2 164 (3.83%) Banking
3 160 (3.73%) Retail
4 103 (2.40%) Marketing
5 91 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 80 (1.87%) Publishing
7 58 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 57 (1.33%) Electronics
9 48 (1.12%) Games
10 41 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 31 (0.72%) Advertising
12 27 (0.63%) Legal
13 25 (0.58%) Front Office
14 24 (0.56%) Back Office
14 24 (0.56%) Investment Banking
15 17 (0.40%) Law
16 11 (0.26%) Billing
17 7 (0.16%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.14%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1195 (27.89%) Developer
2 971 (22.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 676 (15.78%) Architect
4 501 (11.69%) AWS Engineer
5 426 (9.94%) AWS DevOps
6 424 (9.89%) Java Developer
7 262 (6.11%) Cloud Architect
8 245 (5.72%) AWS Developer
9 233 (5.44%) Consultant
10 230 (5.37%) Cloud Engineer
11 217 (5.06%) AWS Architect
12 191 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
13 179 (4.18%) Senior Developer
14 162 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 150 (3.50%) Senior DevOps
16 144 (3.36%) Administrator
17 137 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
18 135 (3.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 132 (3.08%) Software Engineer
20 121 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1132 (26.42%) Web Services
2 528 (12.32%) HTML
3 432 (10.08%) CSS
4 425 (9.92%) REST
5 394 (9.19%) Node.js
6 360 (8.40%) AngularJS
7 352 (8.21%) .NET
8 290 (6.77%) JSON
9 273 (6.37%) RESTful
10 257 (6.00%) ELK Stack
11 255 (5.95%) Spring
12 240 (5.60%) HTML5
13 164 (3.83%) Kafka
13 164 (3.83%) React
14 159 (3.71%) XML
15 149 (3.48%) ASP.NET
16 148 (3.45%) CSS3
17 133 (3.10%) jQuery
18 117 (2.73%) J2EE
19 113 (2.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 269 (6.28%) Public Cloud
2 223 (5.20%) Data Centre
3 129 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 117 (2.73%) User Experience
5 106 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 86 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 84 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 77 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 68 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 64 (1.49%) PKI
11 50 (1.17%) Replication
12 44 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 42 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 41 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 39 (0.91%) Clustering
16 35 (0.82%) Video on Demand
16 35 (0.82%) Visualisation
17 32 (0.75%) Data Integration
18 27 (0.63%) Mathematics
19 25 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1647 (38.44%) Linux
2 565 (13.19%) Windows
3 318 (7.42%) Unix
4 272 (6.35%) CentOS
5 267 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 214 (4.99%) Windows Server
7 122 (2.85%) Ubuntu
8 109 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 70 (1.63%) Android
11 62 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 43 (1.00%) CoreOS
13 42 (0.98%) Solaris
14 31 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 31 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (0.58%) Debian
15 25 (0.58%) SUSE
16 18 (0.42%) Fedora
17 16 (0.37%) Windows 7
18 13 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1907 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1881 (43.90%) DevOps
3 1010 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
4 683 (15.94%) Configuration Management
4 683 (15.94%) Scrum
5 668 (15.59%) TDD
6 504 (11.76%) Open Source
7 460 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
8 451 (10.53%) Microservices
9 416 (9.71%) BDD
10 371 (8.66%) High Availability
11 351 (8.19%) Software Engineering
12 338 (7.89%) Migration
13 313 (7.30%) E-Commerce
14 281 (6.56%) Kanban
15 222 (5.18%) Load Balancing
16 194 (4.53%) MVC
17 173 (4.04%) Pair Programming
18 171 (3.99%) Web Development
19 166 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1283 (29.94%) Java
2 1091 (25.46%) Python
3 725 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 710 (16.57%) Ruby
5 459 (10.71%) SQL
6 434 (10.13%) Bash Shell
7 288 (6.72%) C#
8 278 (6.49%) PHP
9 273 (6.37%) Scala
10 267 (6.23%) PowerShell
11 245 (5.72%) Perl
12 192 (4.48%) Shell Script
13 176 (4.11%) Go
14 115 (2.68%) C
15 83 (1.94%) C++
16 58 (1.35%) R
17 49 (1.14%) Groovy
18 41 (0.96%) Clojure
19 28 (0.65%) ES6
19 28 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 466 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 395 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 148 (3.45%) Degree
4 80 (1.87%) AWS Certification
5 78 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 60 (1.40%) CISSP
7 50 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
10 34 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 30 (0.70%) CCNP
12 24 (0.56%) MCSE
13 22 (0.51%) CCNA
14 18 (0.42%) CHECK Team Member
15 17 (0.40%) CISMP
16 15 (0.35%) CCIE
16 15 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (0.33%) MCSA
18 13 (0.30%) CEH
18 13 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (3.52%) QA
2 60 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 45 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 40 (0.93%) SLA
5 39 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.35%) COBIT
7 11 (0.26%) GCP
8 9 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.21%) EMIR
8 9 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.21%) ISO27002
8 9 (0.21%) MiFID
9 7 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.093%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.093%) ISO22301
10 4 (0.093%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.093%) RMADS
10 4 (0.093%) WCAG
11 3 (0.070%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.070%) SDET
System Software
1 1000 (23.34%) Docker
2 301 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 252 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 182 (4.25%) vCloud
5 107 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
6 91 (2.12%) Hyper-V
7 89 (2.08%) vSphere
8 83 (1.94%) Squid
9 82 (1.91%) Postfix
10 81 (1.89%) HDFS
11 45 (1.05%) Xen
12 44 (1.03%) XenApp
13 42 (0.98%) VMware ESX
14 26 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
15 22 (0.51%) Apache Flume
16 21 (0.49%) VirtualBox
17 20 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 20 (0.47%) NFS
18 19 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
19 18 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1161 (27.09%) Puppet
2 1026 (23.94%) Ansible
3 754 (17.60%) Opscode Chef
4 431 (10.06%) Terraform
5 357 (8.33%) Kubernetes
6 207 (4.83%) logstash
7 197 (4.60%) Kibana
8 151 (3.52%) ZABBIX
9 112 (2.61%) Salt
10 103 (2.40%) Rancher
11 95 (2.22%) Nagios
12 92 (2.15%) Packer
13 76 (1.77%) Consul
14 71 (1.66%) Mesos
15 65 (1.52%) SCCM
16 48 (1.12%) Grafana
17 45 (1.05%) Graphite
18 44 (1.03%) HAProxy
19 40 (0.93%) SCOM
20 25 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 594 (13.86%) VMware
2 382 (8.91%) Oracle
3 376 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 246 (5.74%) Red Hat
5 208 (4.85%) Google
6 156 (3.64%) Cisco
7 152 (3.55%) Splunk
8 149 (3.48%) Atlassian
9 99 (2.31%) AppDynamics
9 99 (2.31%) Citrix
10 94 (2.19%) New Relic
11 91 (2.12%) Sonatype
12 89 (2.08%) SAP
13 82 (1.91%) Rackspace
14 72 (1.68%) SaltStack
15 68 (1.59%) HP
15 68 (1.59%) MuleSoft
16 58 (1.35%) IBM
17 51 (1.19%) Hortonworks
18 50 (1.17%) Talend
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