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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 54 127 169
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +42
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2055 1030 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.80% 1.81% 1.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.19% 30.08% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 716 480
Median daily rate £475 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £189.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £189.00
% change year-on-year
- -79.36%

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
5526 3424 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.23% 6.01% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3885 2263 1501
Median daily rate £465 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 48 53
Median hourly rate £17.00 £23.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.65% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £30.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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 July 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 July 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 +72 1989 £475 +11.76% 546
London +55 1241 £500 +11.11% 331
South East +78 270 £463 +8.82% 83
City of London +76 199 £500 +5.26% 69
Oxfordshire +18 99 £475 +11.76% 19
South West +42 98 £450 +18.42% 15
Yorkshire +39 86 £550 +18.27% 23
North West +21 85 £450 +13.20% 42
Surrey +29 76 £463 +41.22% 10
East of England +5 76 £475 +15.15% 22
West Yorkshire +26 68 £550 +15.78% 20
West Midlands +25 68 £415 -0.59% 13
Bristol +24 62 £450 +15.75% 7
Oxford +8 61 £475 +8.57% 8
Leeds +27 54 £565 +18.94% 17
East Midlands +39 51 £525 -8.69% 11
Berkshire +25 42 £475 +5.55% 12
Manchester +13 37 £475 +23.37% 29
Staines +3 35 £550 -
Wales +38 34 £463 +16.35% 3
Nottinghamshire +23 30 £600 +4.34% 1
Nottingham +21 29 £600 +4.34% 1
South Wales +33 25 £450 +28.57% 2
Telford -11 25 £413 -1.19% 1
Shropshire -12 25 £413 -1.19% 1
Scotland +2 22 £400 +10.34% 7
Hampshire +2 22 £400 -6.97% 27
Cheshire -10 22 £450 +1.40% 8
Norfolk +16 20 £510 +2.00%
Cambridgeshire -22 20 £475 +18.75% 9

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1625 (44.91%) DevOps
2 1541 (42.59%) Linux
3 1495 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
4 1238 (34.22%) Puppet
5 1176 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1132 (31.29%) Java
7 960 (26.53%) Web Services
8 857 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
9 848 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
10 846 (23.38%) Ansible
11 836 (23.11%) Python
12 831 (22.97%) Ruby
13 795 (21.97%) Jenkins
14 786 (21.72%) Git (software)
15 738 (20.40%) Docker
16 669 (18.49%) Configuration Management
17 648 (17.91%) JavaScript
18 608 (16.80%) Windows
19 580 (16.03%) TDD
20 536 (14.81%) VMware
21 520 (14.37%) SQL
22 507 (14.01%) Finance
23 480 (13.27%) Scrum
24 426 (11.77%) NoSQL
25 424 (11.72%) HTML
26 416 (11.50%) Open Source
27 396 (10.95%) Bash Shell
28 385 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
29 381 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
30 379 (10.48%) MySQL

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 (10.03%) OpenStack
2 306 (8.46%) Apache
3 264 (7.30%) Tomcat
4 209 (5.78%) nginx
5 204 (5.64%) Elasticsearch
6 151 (4.17%) Confluence
7 133 (3.68%) IIS
8 106 (2.93%) Cloud Foundry
9 101 (2.79%) Apache Spark
10 97 (2.68%) WebLogic
11 88 (2.43%) WebSphere
12 78 (2.16%) JBoss
13 47 (1.30%) Jetty
14 42 (1.16%) CMS
14 42 (1.16%) SharePoint
15 41 (1.13%) Mule
16 30 (0.83%) Apache Solr
17 25 (0.69%) Mule ESB
18 20 (0.55%) WordPress
19 18 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 101 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.46%) HipChat
3 24 (0.66%) MS Office
4 21 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.11%) MS Project
7 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.055%) Weka
9 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.028%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.028%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.72%) Magento
3 11 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.22%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.14%) Maximo
6 4 (0.11%) BigMachines
6 4 (0.11%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.083%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.055%) assyst
8 2 (0.055%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.055%) Odoo
8 2 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.055%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.028%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.028%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.028%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.028%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1176 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 385 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
3 296 (8.18%) PaaS
4 290 (8.02%) IaaS
5 266 (7.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 246 (6.80%) Amazon S3
7 232 (6.41%) GitHub
8 229 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
9 202 (5.58%) SaaS
10 123 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 117 (3.23%) Office 365
12 110 (3.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 86 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
14 81 (2.24%) Heroku
15 68 (1.88%) Route 53
16 63 (1.74%) Google App Engine
17 62 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 57 (1.58%) Amazon ELB
19 56 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
19 56 (1.55%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 264 (7.30%) Firewall
2 246 (6.80%) DNS
3 166 (4.59%) TCP/IP
4 147 (4.06%) HTTP
5 139 (3.84%) VPN
6 135 (3.73%) WAN
7 134 (3.70%) LAN
8 127 (3.51%) Internet
9 121 (3.34%) SSL
10 85 (2.35%) Network Security
11 74 (2.05%) SAN
12 67 (1.85%) DHCP
13 62 (1.71%) SSH
14 59 (1.63%) Wireless
15 49 (1.35%) OpenVPN
16 48 (1.33%) LDAP
17 39 (1.08%) OpenLDAP
18 35 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
19 31 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
20 30 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (11.77%) NoSQL
2 379 (10.48%) MySQL
3 363 (10.03%) MongoDB
4 295 (8.15%) PostgreSQL
5 292 (8.07%) SQL Server
6 230 (6.36%) Hadoop
7 177 (4.89%) Big Data
8 175 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 165 (4.56%) Amazon RDS
10 161 (4.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 130 (3.59%) Redis
12 100 (2.76%) Relational Database
13 77 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
14 74 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
15 50 (1.38%) Neo4j
16 42 (1.16%) HBase
17 36 (1.00%) Apache Hive
18 33 (0.91%) Couchbase
19 31 (0.86%) RDBMS
20 28 (0.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 795 (21.97%) Jenkins
2 786 (21.72%) Git (software)
3 300 (8.29%) JIRA
4 270 (7.46%) Maven
5 167 (4.62%) TeamCity
6 158 (4.37%) JUnit
7 149 (4.12%) Subversion
7 149 (4.12%) Vagrant
8 130 (3.59%) Artifactory
9 114 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 108 (2.99%) GitLab
11 105 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 103 (2.85%) Cucumber
13 102 (2.82%) Ant
14 89 (2.46%) Hudson
15 87 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
16 79 (2.18%) SonarQube
17 74 (2.05%) Selenium
18 68 (1.88%) Bitbucket
19 65 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 507 (14.01%) Finance
2 120 (3.32%) Retail
3 112 (3.10%) Publishing
4 107 (2.96%) Banking
5 76 (2.10%) Marketing
6 68 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 32 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 30 (0.83%) Advertising
8 30 (0.83%) Electronics
9 27 (0.75%) Games
9 27 (0.75%) Legal
10 16 (0.44%) Back Office
10 16 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.22%) Law
13 7 (0.19%) Billing
14 5 (0.14%) Automotive
15 3 (0.083%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.028%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 978 (27.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 914 (25.26%) Developer
3 604 (16.69%) Architect
4 402 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 353 (9.76%) AWS DevOps
6 346 (9.56%) Java Developer
7 237 (6.55%) Cloud Architect
8 225 (6.22%) Cloud Engineer
9 203 (5.61%) Linux Engineer
10 196 (5.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 192 (5.31%) Consultant
12 173 (4.78%) AWS Developer
13 172 (4.75%) AWS Architect
14 166 (4.59%) Senior Developer
15 151 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
16 148 (4.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 136 (3.76%) Technical Architect
18 133 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 127 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 127 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 960 (26.53%) Web Services
2 424 (11.72%) HTML
3 357 (9.87%) .NET
4 341 (9.43%) CSS
5 299 (8.26%) Node.js
6 291 (8.04%) AngularJS
7 229 (6.33%) HTML5
8 226 (6.25%) REST
9 205 (5.67%) Spring
10 188 (5.20%) JSON
11 168 (4.64%) RESTful
12 163 (4.51%) RabbitMQ
13 159 (4.39%) J2EE
14 136 (3.76%) Sensu
15 135 (3.73%) ASP.NET
16 131 (3.62%) LAMP
17 130 (3.59%) XML
18 129 (3.57%) CSS3
19 128 (3.54%) ELK Stack
20 121 (3.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 201 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 193 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 108 (2.99%) Private Cloud
4 86 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (2.32%) User Experience
6 79 (2.18%) Computer Science
7 74 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 73 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 69 (1.91%) Mobile App
10 59 (1.63%) Management Information System
11 44 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 42 (1.16%) Clustering
12 42 (1.16%) PKI
13 41 (1.13%) Algorithms
14 38 (1.05%) Data Structures
15 33 (0.91%) Replication
16 26 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
17 25 (0.69%) Blog
18 23 (0.64%) Digital Media
18 23 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1541 (42.59%) Linux
2 608 (16.80%) Windows
3 329 (9.09%) Unix
4 216 (5.97%) CentOS
5 211 (5.83%) Windows Server
6 201 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 134 (3.70%) Ubuntu
8 100 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 95 (2.63%) CoreOS
10 72 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 66 (1.82%) Apple iOS
12 64 (1.77%) Android
13 46 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (1.08%) Mac OS X
15 37 (1.02%) Fedora
16 29 (0.80%) Solaris
17 28 (0.77%) Debian
18 22 (0.61%) VMS
19 16 (0.44%) AIX
20 13 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1625 (44.91%) DevOps
2 1495 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
3 857 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
4 669 (18.49%) Configuration Management
5 580 (16.03%) TDD
6 480 (13.27%) Scrum
7 416 (11.50%) Open Source
8 381 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 357 (9.87%) Migration
10 316 (8.73%) E-Commerce
11 277 (7.66%) BDD
12 275 (7.60%) Software Engineering
13 204 (5.64%) High Availability
14 198 (5.47%) MVC
15 192 (5.31%) Microservices
16 171 (4.73%) Kanban
17 144 (3.98%) ITIL
18 141 (3.90%) Web Development
19 138 (3.81%) OO
20 131 (3.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1132 (31.29%) Java
2 836 (23.11%) Python
3 831 (22.97%) Ruby
4 648 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 520 (14.37%) SQL
6 396 (10.95%) Bash Shell
7 344 (9.51%) Perl
8 292 (8.07%) PHP
9 273 (7.55%) PowerShell
10 254 (7.02%) C#
11 193 (5.33%) Scala
12 182 (5.03%) Go
13 164 (4.53%) Shell Script
14 84 (2.32%) C++
15 67 (1.85%) Groovy
16 50 (1.38%) Clojure
17 37 (1.02%) C
17 37 (1.02%) Jython
18 32 (0.88%) T-SQL
19 30 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 302 (8.35%) Security Cleared
2 222 (6.14%) SC Cleared
3 116 (3.21%) Degree
4 81 (2.24%) CISSP
5 70 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 52 (1.44%) AWS Certification
7 36 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (0.75%) MCSE
10 24 (0.66%) CCNA
11 23 (0.64%) DV Cleared
12 21 (0.58%) BC Cleared
13 20 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
14 19 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (0.47%) CISM
16 13 (0.36%) MCSA
17 12 (0.33%) CCNP
17 12 (0.33%) CISA
17 12 (0.33%) ISEB
17 12 (0.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (2.74%) QA
2 55 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 43 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.28%) GCP
7 7 (0.19%) SLA
8 1 (0.028%) BS7799
8 1 (0.028%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 738 (20.40%) Docker
2 318 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 271 (7.49%) Active Directory
4 128 (3.54%) vCloud
5 105 (2.90%) vSphere
6 94 (2.60%) flannel
7 92 (2.54%) etcd
8 83 (2.29%) Ceph
9 82 (2.27%) GlusterFS
10 75 (2.07%) Hyper-V
11 64 (1.77%) Xen
12 59 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
13 50 (1.38%) KVM
14 49 (1.35%) Squid
15 42 (1.16%) Postfix
16 29 (0.80%) NFS
17 25 (0.69%) VMware ESX
18 20 (0.55%) XenApp
19 19 (0.53%) XenDesktop
19 19 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1238 (34.22%) Puppet
2 848 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
3 846 (23.38%) Ansible
4 317 (8.76%) Kubernetes
5 257 (7.10%) Terraform
6 184 (5.09%) logstash
7 137 (3.79%) Graphite
8 122 (3.37%) HAProxy
9 106 (2.93%) Packer
10 104 (2.87%) Nagios
11 103 (2.85%) ZABBIX
12 102 (2.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 92 (2.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 88 (2.43%) Kibana
15 86 (2.38%) rkt
16 85 (2.35%) Mesos
17 84 (2.32%) Salt
18 81 (2.24%) SCCM
19 47 (1.30%) Consul
20 41 (1.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 536 (14.81%) VMware
2 351 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 297 (8.21%) Oracle
4 279 (7.71%) Google
5 228 (6.30%) Red Hat
6 136 (3.76%) Atlassian
7 135 (3.73%) Cisco
8 127 (3.51%) Rackspace
9 117 (3.23%) Splunk
10 108 (2.99%) Citrix
11 71 (1.96%) IBM
12 62 (1.71%) SAP
13 59 (1.63%) HP
14 57 (1.58%) Sonatype
15 54 (1.49%) NetApp
16 45 (1.24%) MuleSoft
17 44 (1.22%) EMC
18 41 (1.13%) Adobe
19 40 (1.11%) Dell
20 38 (1.05%) Talend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day Initial 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day £475, rolling contract
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day Contract
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £510 per day Dependant on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago