The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 109 169 279
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +110
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1066 700 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 1.32% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.67% 33.03% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 484 242
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £115.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.82% +204.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £26.30 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £189.70 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £115.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.08% +248.48%

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
3166 2119 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.77% 4.00% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2079 1382 845
Average daily rate £400 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 1018 £425 +3.03% 385
London +37 568 £450 +3.44% 223
South East +57 151 £413 +9.63% 44
City of London +40 117 £500 +14.28% 86
East of England +42 106 £413 +10.00% 32
Cambridgeshire +34 78 £400 +19.40% 17
North West +30 76 £365 -8.75% 28
Cambridge +26 67 £400 +19.40% 13
Oxfordshire +27 66 £413 +9.27% 7
Yorkshire -8 52 £418 +23.85% 17
West Yorkshire -4 47 £425 +21.42% 9
Leeds -2 44 £425 +21.42% 8
Cheshire +20 41 £413 -8.33% 7
South West -25 38 £401 -10.83% 22
Oxford +17 37 £425 +16.43% 7
Surrey +12 30 £408 -2.97% 13
Bristol -3 25 £403 -10.55% 15
Hampshire +7 24 £430 +14.28% 2
Scotland +20 22 £400 -4.19% 23
Berkshire +13 22 £375 +13.20% 8
Staines +16 18 - - 5
Chester -4 16 £350 -22.22% 4
Hertfordshire - 15 £455 - 8
Manchester -5 12 £375 -6.25% 17
Canary Wharf +1 11 £350 -41.66%
Southampton -1 11 £430 +17.80% 1
North East -13 11 £300 -7.69% 6
West Midlands - 11 £410 - 8
Glasgow - 11 £480 - 8
East Midlands -1 10 £575 +43.75% 4

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 801 (41.27%) Linux
2 738 (38.02%) DevOps
3 732 (37.71%) Web Services
4 713 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
5 656 (33.80%) Java
6 646 (33.28%) Puppet
7 562 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
8 504 (25.97%) Python
9 449 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
10 435 (22.41%) Ruby
11 403 (20.76%) Windows
12 392 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
13 390 (20.09%) Jenkins
14 362 (18.65%) Configuration Management
15 354 (18.24%) VMware
16 352 (18.13%) Git (software)
17 343 (17.67%) JavaScript
18 323 (16.64%) TDD
19 274 (14.12%) MongoDB
20 270 (13.91%) Amazon EC2
21 267 (13.76%) Ansible
22 264 (13.60%) SQL
23 260 (13.40%) MySQL
24 257 (13.24%) Oracle
25 241 (12.42%) Scrum
26 235 (12.11%) Apache
27 225 (11.59%) UNIX
27 225 (11.59%) Red Hat
28 217 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
29 207 (10.66%) HTML

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 235 (12.11%) Apache
2 206 (10.61%) Tomcat
3 192 (9.89%) Node.js
4 176 (9.07%) OpenStack
5 163 (8.40%) IIS
6 109 (5.62%) nginx
7 76 (3.92%) JBoss
8 57 (2.94%) WebSphere
9 50 (2.58%) Jetty
10 48 (2.47%) WebLogic
11 44 (2.27%) SharePoint
12 43 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
13 42 (2.16%) Confluence
14 28 (1.44%) Apache Solr
15 25 (1.29%) Apache Pig
15 25 (1.29%) MS Exchange
16 20 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
17 18 (0.93%) Apache Spark
18 17 (0.88%) Mule ESB
18 17 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.72%) MS Office
3 6 (0.31%) SPSS
4 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.10%) MS Project
6 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.10%) HipChat
7 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.57%) Magento
3 10 (0.52%) Maximo
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.10%) Unica
7 2 (0.10%) Tridion
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.052%) Summit
8 1 (0.052%) AWD
8 1 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 449 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 270 (13.91%) Amazon EC2
3 150 (7.73%) Cloud Computing
4 140 (7.21%) Amazon S3
5 131 (6.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 122 (6.29%) IaaS
7 90 (4.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 90 (4.64%) PaaS
8 77 (3.97%) SaaS
9 63 (3.25%) Amazon SQS
10 60 (3.09%) Amazon ELB
11 54 (2.78%) Heroku
12 51 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 49 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 48 (2.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 33 (1.70%) Route 53
16 31 (1.60%) Office 365
16 31 (1.60%) Google App Engine
16 31 (1.60%) Amazon EMR
17 25 (1.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 150 (7.73%) DNS
2 127 (6.54%) Firewall
3 107 (5.51%) HTTP
4 93 (4.79%) TCP/IP
5 82 (4.22%) Network Security
6 80 (4.12%) Internet
7 78 (4.02%) DHCP
8 74 (3.81%) SAN
9 65 (3.35%) SSL
10 62 (3.19%) VPN
11 52 (2.68%) WAN
12 44 (2.27%) LAN
13 36 (1.85%) FTP
14 31 (1.60%) LDAP
15 26 (1.34%) NAS
16 25 (1.29%) IPsec
17 20 (1.03%) VLAN
18 15 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
19 14 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
20 13 (0.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (14.12%) MongoDB
2 260 (13.40%) MySQL
3 191 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 185 (9.53%) NoSQL
5 142 (7.32%) Big Data
6 141 (7.26%) Hadoop
7 127 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 127 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
8 103 (5.31%) Redis
9 84 (4.33%) Amazon RDS
10 77 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
11 62 (3.19%) Relational Database
12 40 (2.06%) RDBMS
13 38 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
14 29 (1.49%) Apache Hive
15 28 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
16 27 (1.39%) CouchDB
17 24 (1.24%) Oracle Database
18 18 (0.93%) Couchbase
18 18 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 390 (20.09%) Jenkins
2 352 (18.13%) Git (software)
3 126 (6.49%) Subversion
4 113 (5.82%) Maven
5 108 (5.56%) JIRA
6 75 (3.86%) Hudson
7 61 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 58 (2.99%) Cucumber
9 54 (2.78%) TeamCity
10 52 (2.68%) Selenium
11 51 (2.63%) JUnit
12 41 (2.11%) Mercurial
13 40 (2.06%) Jasmine
14 31 (1.60%) Gradle
15 30 (1.55%) Gerrit
15 30 (1.55%) Ant
16 28 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (1.44%) Artifactory
17 25 (1.29%) Grunt
18 24 (1.24%) gulp
General
1 144 (7.42%) Finance
2 63 (3.25%) Marketing
3 59 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 55 (2.83%) Retail
5 47 (2.42%) Publishing
6 44 (2.27%) Games
7 33 (1.70%) Banking
8 24 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.18%) Electronics
10 11 (0.57%) Legal
11 8 (0.41%) Law
11 8 (0.41%) Advertising
12 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.21%) Automotive
13 4 (0.21%) Billing
14 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.15%) German Language
14 3 (0.15%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 498 (25.66%) Developer
2 411 (21.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 320 (16.49%) Architect
4 169 (8.71%) Java Developer
5 129 (6.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 96 (4.95%) Technical Architect
7 92 (4.74%) Consultant
8 82 (4.22%) Administrator
9 81 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 71 (3.66%) Senior Developer
11 69 (3.55%) Cloud Architect
12 68 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
13 65 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 59 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
15 57 (2.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 56 (2.89%) Software Engineer
17 49 (2.52%) Analyst
18 47 (2.42%) Infrastructure Architect
19 44 (2.27%) Project Manager
20 43 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (37.71%) Web Services
2 207 (10.66%) HTML
3 202 (10.41%) .NET
4 189 (9.74%) AngularJS
5 167 (8.60%) Spring
6 152 (7.83%) CSS
7 132 (6.80%) RESTful
7 132 (6.80%) REST
8 127 (6.54%) HTML5
9 123 (6.34%) JSON
10 121 (6.23%) J2EE
11 118 (6.08%) XML
12 108 (5.56%) jQuery
13 85 (4.38%) Hibernate
14 84 (4.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 74 (3.81%) LAMP
15 74 (3.81%) Ruby on Rails
16 58 (2.99%) ASP.NET
16 58 (2.99%) CSS3
17 53 (2.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 124 (6.39%) Data Centre
2 91 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 60 (3.09%) Visualisation
5 56 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 53 (2.73%) User Experience
7 52 (2.68%) Public Cloud
8 49 (2.52%) Computer Science
9 46 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 45 (2.32%) Digital Media
11 37 (1.91%) Private Cloud
12 28 (1.44%) Data Integration
12 28 (1.44%) Clustering
13 22 (1.13%) DTV
14 18 (0.93%) Replication
15 17 (0.88%) PKI
15 17 (0.88%) Statistics
15 17 (0.88%) Online Games
16 15 (0.77%) Social Media
17 13 (0.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 801 (41.27%) Linux
2 403 (20.76%) Windows
3 225 (11.59%) UNIX
4 141 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 116 (5.98%) CentOS
6 85 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (3.86%) Ubuntu
8 64 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (2.73%) Android
10 42 (2.16%) Apple iOS
11 29 (1.49%) Mac OS X
12 26 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.62%) Solaris
13 12 (0.62%) Fedora
14 11 (0.57%) Debian
15 10 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
16 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (38.02%) DevOps
2 713 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
4 362 (18.65%) Configuration Management
5 323 (16.64%) TDD
6 241 (12.42%) Scrum
7 181 (9.33%) Open Source
8 170 (8.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 167 (8.60%) BDD
10 156 (8.04%) Migration
11 141 (7.26%) E-Commerce
12 130 (6.70%) SOA
13 123 (6.34%) Software Engineering
14 122 (6.29%) MVC
15 97 (5.00%) ITIL
16 95 (4.89%) Load Balancing
17 91 (4.69%) OO
18 80 (4.12%) Web Development
19 70 (3.61%) Kanban
19 70 (3.61%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 656 (33.80%) Java
2 504 (25.97%) Python
3 435 (22.41%) Ruby
4 343 (17.67%) JavaScript
5 264 (13.60%) SQL
6 202 (10.41%) Bash Shell
7 199 (10.25%) PHP
8 191 (9.84%) Perl
9 167 (8.60%) PowerShell
10 98 (5.05%) C#
11 95 (4.89%) Scala
12 66 (3.40%) R
13 65 (3.35%) Shell Script
14 47 (2.42%) Groovy
15 41 (2.11%) Go
16 21 (1.08%) C++
17 10 (0.52%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.46%) C
19 8 (0.41%) XPath
19 8 (0.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 66 (3.40%) Degree
2 47 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (0.98%) CCNA
6 14 (0.72%) MCP
6 14 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.57%) MCSE
8 10 (0.52%) CCNP
9 9 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.36%) CCSA
11 7 (0.36%) RHCE
11 7 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.31%) CISSP
12 6 (0.31%) MCSA
12 6 (0.31%) PhD
12 6 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.26%) CCEA
13 5 (0.26%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.64%) QA
2 20 (1.03%) SLA
3 13 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 217 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (6.34%) Docker
3 113 (5.82%) Active Directory
4 60 (3.09%) vCloud
5 54 (2.78%) vSphere
6 42 (2.16%) Hyper-V
7 25 (1.29%) Xen
8 23 (1.18%) XenApp
9 17 (0.88%) VMware ESX
9 17 (0.88%) Varnish
10 16 (0.82%) NFS
11 15 (0.77%) HDFS
12 11 (0.57%) XenServer
13 10 (0.52%) Apache Flume
13 10 (0.52%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.41%) KVM
15 6 (0.31%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 646 (33.28%) Puppet
2 562 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
3 267 (13.76%) Ansible
4 116 (5.98%) Nagios
5 106 (5.46%) Vagrant
6 95 (4.89%) Salt
7 64 (3.30%) ZABBIX
8 60 (3.09%) StatsD
9 42 (2.16%) HAProxy
10 34 (1.75%) Kibana
11 26 (1.34%) Graphite
12 25 (1.29%) logstash
13 23 (1.18%) SCCM
14 22 (1.13%) Rundeck
15 20 (1.03%) Cacti
16 16 (0.82%) Mesos
17 13 (0.67%) SCOM
18 12 (0.62%) Capistrano
19 11 (0.57%) Zenoss
19 11 (0.57%) Icinga
Vendors
1 354 (18.24%) VMware
2 257 (13.24%) Oracle
3 225 (11.59%) Red Hat
4 172 (8.86%) Microsoft
5 132 (6.80%) Google
6 121 (6.23%) Citrix
7 81 (4.17%) Rackspace
8 60 (3.09%) Tableau
9 59 (3.04%) Cisco
10 57 (2.94%) New Relic
11 54 (2.78%) Teradata
12 48 (2.47%) HP
13 47 (2.42%) Apigee
13 47 (2.42%) Mashery
14 41 (2.11%) SAP
15 37 (1.91%) IBM
16 33 (1.70%) Splunk
17 30 (1.55%) Perforce
18 29 (1.49%) NetApp
19 28 (1.44%) SaltStack
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