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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 121 193 312
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +119
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 943 591 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.12% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.79% 30.51% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 411 184
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.20 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.80 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -7.57%

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
2876 1937 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.31% 3.68% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1841 1226 686
Average daily rate £413 £418 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +24.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 36 33
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £9.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +68 894 £425 - 370
London +51 500 £450 +2.27% 199
South East +52 119 £408 +1.87% 41
North West +31 118 £488 +25.80% 25
City of London +45 100 £463 +2.77% 62
Cheshire +15 72 £595 +53.54% 7
East of England +38 58 £400 +1.58% 37
Oxfordshire +25 56 £410 - 8
Yorkshire -5 44 £410 +17.14% 15
West Yorkshire +1 42 £415 +18.57% 8
Leeds -2 39 £415 +18.57% 4
Warrington - 37 £650 - 2
South West -8 32 £425 -5.55% 24
Oxford +15 29 £410 - 3
Hertfordshire +22 27 £425 -10.52% 17
Cambridgeshire +20 25 £375 -3.22% 12
Scotland +17 24 £400 -4.19% 11
Cambridge +15 21 £375 -3.22% 11
Edinburgh +16 20 £400 -4.19% 4
Berkshire +6 20 £375 -3.84% 7
Manchester -4 20 £400 - 16
Chester -6 20 £413 +10.00% 2
Surrey +2 19 £416 -0.89% 9
Hampshire +5 17 £430 +10.96% 11
Bristol -16 15 £413 -8.33% 16
Gloucestershire 0 14 £438 +20.68% 4
North East - 12 £300 - 11
Slough +11 11 £375 -3.84%
Tyne and Wear - 11 £300 - 11
Lancashire +15 10 £300 -22.58%

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 727 (42.69%) Linux
2 671 (39.40%) Web Services
3 642 (37.70%) DevOps
4 637 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
5 581 (34.12%) Puppet
6 555 (32.59%) Java
7 509 (29.89%) Python
8 493 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
9 425 (24.96%) Ruby
10 414 (24.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 399 (23.43%) Windows
12 363 (21.32%) Jenkins
13 360 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
14 328 (19.26%) Configuration Management
15 303 (17.79%) JavaScript
16 294 (17.26%) VMware
17 286 (16.79%) Git (software)
18 265 (15.56%) TDD
19 257 (15.09%) MongoDB
20 254 (14.91%) Amazon EC2
21 237 (13.92%) MySQL
22 227 (13.33%) .NET
23 222 (13.04%) UNIX
24 218 (12.80%) Oracle
25 217 (12.74%) SQL
26 210 (12.33%) Apache
27 196 (11.51%) Scrum
28 191 (11.22%) Red Hat
28 191 (11.22%) Ansible
29 183 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 210 (12.33%) Apache
2 175 (10.28%) OpenStack
3 164 (9.63%) Tomcat
4 159 (9.34%) Node.js
5 152 (8.93%) IIS
6 117 (6.87%) nginx
7 50 (2.94%) WebSphere
7 50 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
8 49 (2.88%) JBoss
9 36 (2.11%) WebLogic
10 33 (1.94%) Apache Solr
10 33 (1.94%) Jetty
11 32 (1.88%) SharePoint
12 26 (1.53%) Apache Pig
13 24 (1.41%) Confluence
14 20 (1.17%) MS Exchange
15 17 (1.00%) Apache Spark
15 17 (1.00%) CMS
16 16 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.59%) MS Office
3 6 (0.35%) SPSS
4 5 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.059%) HipChat
6 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.059%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.059%) MS Project
6 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.53%) assyst
3 8 (0.47%) Maximo
3 8 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.29%) Magento
6 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.12%) Tridion
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Unica
8 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.059%) AWD
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.059%) Summit
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 414 (24.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 254 (14.91%) Amazon EC2
3 150 (8.81%) Cloud Computing
4 138 (8.10%) Amazon S3
5 132 (7.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 113 (6.64%) IaaS
7 87 (5.11%) PaaS
8 74 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 64 (3.76%) Heroku
10 61 (3.58%) SaaS
11 47 (2.76%) Amazon ELB
12 45 (2.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 39 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 32 (1.88%) Route 53
14 32 (1.88%) Google App Engine
15 31 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
15 31 (1.82%) Office 365
16 29 (1.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 26 (1.53%) Amazon EMR
18 19 (1.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 147 (8.63%) DNS
2 104 (6.11%) Firewall
3 96 (5.64%) TCP/IP
4 91 (5.34%) HTTP
5 82 (4.82%) Internet
6 73 (4.29%) DHCP
7 72 (4.23%) Network Security
8 67 (3.93%) SSL
9 58 (3.41%) SAN
10 53 (3.11%) WAN
11 50 (2.94%) VPN
12 42 (2.47%) LAN
13 40 (2.35%) FTP
14 26 (1.53%) IPsec
15 21 (1.23%) LDAP
16 20 (1.17%) NAS
17 15 (0.88%) VLAN
18 13 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
19 12 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
20 11 (0.65%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (15.09%) MongoDB
2 237 (13.92%) MySQL
3 178 (10.45%) NoSQL
4 154 (9.04%) SQL Server
5 138 (8.10%) Hadoop
6 130 (7.63%) Big Data
7 118 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 110 (6.46%) PostgreSQL
9 88 (5.17%) Redis
10 71 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
11 60 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
12 47 (2.76%) Relational Database
13 35 (2.06%) Amazon Redshift
14 34 (2.00%) RDBMS
15 32 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (1.88%) Apache Hive
16 26 (1.53%) CouchDB
17 19 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 15 (0.88%) Couchbase
18 15 (0.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 363 (21.32%) Jenkins
2 286 (16.79%) Git (software)
3 103 (6.05%) Subversion
4 99 (5.81%) Maven
5 79 (4.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 75 (4.40%) JIRA
7 73 (4.29%) Hudson
8 58 (3.41%) Cucumber
9 50 (2.94%) TeamCity
10 41 (2.41%) Selenium
11 40 (2.35%) Mercurial
12 37 (2.17%) JUnit
13 30 (1.76%) Ant
13 30 (1.76%) Gradle
14 29 (1.70%) Jasmine
15 28 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (1.59%) RSpec
17 25 (1.47%) Grunt
18 21 (1.23%) Gerrit
19 18 (1.06%) Mockito
General
1 128 (7.52%) Finance
2 67 (3.93%) Marketing
3 58 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 48 (2.82%) Games
5 44 (2.58%) Publishing
6 38 (2.23%) Retail
7 30 (1.76%) Banking
8 27 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.41%) Electronics
10 9 (0.53%) Legal
11 7 (0.41%) Advertising
12 5 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.23%) Law
13 4 (0.23%) Billing
14 3 (0.18%) German Language
14 3 (0.18%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.18%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 437 (25.66%) Developer
2 365 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 240 (14.09%) Architect
4 130 (7.63%) Java Developer
5 114 (6.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 76 (4.46%) Consultant
7 73 (4.29%) Technical Architect
8 66 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
9 64 (3.76%) Senior Developer
9 64 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 63 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 63 (3.70%) Administrator
11 56 (3.29%) Software Engineer
12 52 (3.05%) Analyst
13 49 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
13 49 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
14 45 (2.64%) Systems Engineer
15 42 (2.47%) Infrastructure Architect
16 40 (2.35%) Web Developer
16 40 (2.35%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 671 (39.40%) Web Services
2 227 (13.33%) .NET
3 182 (10.69%) HTML
4 158 (9.28%) AngularJS
5 149 (8.75%) CSS
6 132 (7.75%) Spring
7 114 (6.69%) RESTful
8 111 (6.52%) REST
9 106 (6.22%) HTML5
10 99 (5.81%) jQuery
11 97 (5.70%) XML
12 93 (5.46%) JSON
13 88 (5.17%) J2EE
14 87 (5.11%) Ruby on Rails
15 71 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 63 (3.70%) Hibernate
17 62 (3.64%) LAMP
18 59 (3.46%) ASP.NET
19 49 (2.88%) React
19 49 (2.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 151 (8.87%) Open Source
2 92 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 57 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 56 (3.29%) User Experience
6 55 (3.23%) Visualisation
7 52 (3.05%) Public Cloud
8 50 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (2.70%) Digital Media
10 40 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
11 38 (2.23%) Clustering
12 33 (1.94%) Private Cloud
13 29 (1.70%) Data Integration
14 24 (1.41%) DTV
15 23 (1.35%) Replication
16 20 (1.17%) Statistics
17 19 (1.12%) Online Games
18 15 (0.88%) PKI
18 15 (0.88%) Social Media
19 11 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 727 (42.69%) Linux
2 399 (23.43%) Windows
3 222 (13.04%) UNIX
4 114 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 101 (5.93%) CentOS
6 77 (4.52%) Ubuntu
7 74 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (2.70%) Android
10 39 (2.29%) Apple iOS
11 34 (2.00%) Mac OS X
12 19 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.82%) Debian
14 11 (0.65%) Amazon Linux
14 11 (0.65%) Solaris
15 8 (0.47%) Fedora
16 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.35%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (37.70%) DevOps
2 637 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
3 360 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
4 328 (19.26%) Configuration Management
5 265 (15.56%) TDD
6 196 (11.51%) Scrum
7 160 (9.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 133 (7.81%) BDD
9 127 (7.46%) E-Commerce
10 123 (7.22%) SOA
11 113 (6.64%) Software Engineering
12 110 (6.46%) Migration
13 105 (6.17%) Load Balancing
14 102 (5.99%) MVC
15 90 (5.28%) OO
16 83 (4.87%) ITIL
17 66 (3.88%) Web Development
18 64 (3.76%) Kanban
18 64 (3.76%) Analytics
19 63 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 555 (32.59%) Java
2 509 (29.89%) Python
3 425 (24.96%) Ruby
4 303 (17.79%) JavaScript
5 217 (12.74%) SQL
6 182 (10.69%) Bash Shell
7 168 (9.86%) PHP
8 161 (9.45%) Perl
9 160 (9.40%) PowerShell
10 104 (6.11%) C#
11 75 (4.40%) Shell Script
12 64 (3.76%) Scala
13 58 (3.41%) R
14 52 (3.05%) Go
15 32 (1.88%) Groovy
16 19 (1.12%) C++
17 13 (0.76%) T-SQL
18 11 (0.65%) C
19 10 (0.59%) Korn
20 9 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (4.11%) Degree
2 40 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.82%) CCNA
6 11 (0.65%) MCSE
7 10 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (0.53%) CCNP
8 9 (0.53%) MCP
9 8 (0.47%) VCDX
9 8 (0.47%) VCAP
10 7 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.41%) PhD
10 7 (0.41%) MCSA
11 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.29%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.29%) RHCE
12 5 (0.29%) CCIE
12 5 (0.29%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.70%) QA
2 17 (1.00%) SLA
3 12 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 183 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (6.46%) Active Directory
3 76 (4.46%) Docker
4 64 (3.76%) vCloud
5 59 (3.46%) vSphere
6 35 (2.06%) Hyper-V
7 29 (1.70%) Xen
8 22 (1.29%) Varnish
9 18 (1.06%) VirtualBox
10 15 (0.88%) VMware ESX
11 14 (0.82%) HDFS
12 12 (0.70%) XenApp
13 11 (0.65%) XenServer
14 10 (0.59%) Apache Flume
15 8 (0.47%) NFS
15 8 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.35%) XenDesktop
16 6 (0.35%) Postfix
16 6 (0.35%) Sendmail
16 6 (0.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 581 (34.12%) Puppet
2 493 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
3 191 (11.22%) Ansible
4 112 (6.58%) Nagios
5 98 (5.75%) Salt
6 84 (4.93%) Vagrant
7 65 (3.82%) ZABBIX
8 58 (3.41%) StatsD
9 39 (2.29%) HAProxy
10 37 (2.17%) SCCM
11 34 (2.00%) Kibana
12 28 (1.64%) SCOM
13 23 (1.35%) Cacti
14 20 (1.17%) Graphite
15 17 (1.00%) logstash
16 16 (0.94%) Zenoss
16 16 (0.94%) Rundeck
17 12 (0.70%) Cobbler
17 12 (0.70%) Mesos
18 10 (0.59%) Graylog
Vendors
1 294 (17.26%) VMware
2 218 (12.80%) Oracle
3 191 (11.22%) Red Hat
4 156 (9.16%) Microsoft
5 111 (6.52%) Google
6 107 (6.28%) Citrix
7 84 (4.93%) Rackspace
8 57 (3.35%) Tableau
9 52 (3.05%) Teradata
10 51 (2.99%) Cisco
11 50 (2.94%) New Relic
12 46 (2.70%) Mashery
13 45 (2.64%) Apigee
14 39 (2.29%) HP
15 38 (2.23%) Akamai
16 31 (1.82%) SAP
17 30 (1.76%) Perforce
18 29 (1.70%) IBM
19 25 (1.47%) Splunk
20 22 (1.29%) NetApp
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