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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 64 129 209
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +80
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1693 940 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.16% 1.74% 1.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.16% 31.30% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 642 416
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%

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
4815 3003 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.99% 5.55% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3312 1922 1354
Median daily rate £450 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 37
Median hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.15% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £14.70 £9.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +60 1617 £488 +14.70% 538
London +49 1009 £500 +11.11% 316
South East +46 195 £475 +16.92% 66
City of London +59 154 £500 +8.10% 62
North West -34 84 £450 -7.69% 41
East of England +24 78 £475 +18.75% 29
South West +35 73 £400 -8.57% 22
Yorkshire +27 65 £550 +32.93% 33
West Midlands +45 59 £400 +29.03% 16
Surrey +20 51 £425 +4.29% 20
Cambridgeshire +22 44 £469 +25.00% 14
Oxfordshire -1 42 £475 +15.85% 12
East Midlands +50 41 £550 -4.34% 7
Bristol +19 37 £378 -8.48% 9
West Yorkshire -8 37 £479 +15.36% 26
Cambridge +12 32 £475 +26.66% 14
Cheshire -35 31 £488 -18.06% 2
Nottinghamshire +23 29 £555 -3.47% 1
Nottingham +22 28 £550 -4.34% 1
Staines +7 28 £600 - 1
Berkshire +2 28 £475 +26.66% 13
Manchester +1 28 £463 +15.62% 36
Leeds -23 27 £542 +30.87% 20
Scotland -3 26 £406 +1.56% 12
Oxford +3 25 £475 +15.85% 7
Kent - 24 £650 -
Shropshire - 23 £398 - 2
Hampshire +9 22 £400 -6.97% 7
Telford - 22 £398 - 1
Wales +22 18 £450 +19.20% 4

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1419 (46.96%) Linux
2 1281 (42.39%) DevOps
3 1250 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
4 1027 (33.98%) Java
5 958 (31.70%) Puppet
6 946 (31.30%) Web Services
7 861 (28.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 777 (25.71%) Python
9 696 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
10 687 (22.73%) Ruby
11 664 (21.97%) Git (software)
12 656 (21.71%) Opscode Chef
13 625 (20.68%) Jenkins
14 613 (20.28%) Ansible
15 585 (19.36%) Configuration Management
16 549 (18.17%) Docker
17 531 (17.57%) Windows
18 507 (16.78%) TDD
19 478 (15.82%) SQL
20 474 (15.68%) VMware
21 470 (15.55%) JavaScript
22 431 (14.26%) Finance
23 417 (13.80%) NoSQL
24 385 (12.74%) Scrum
25 375 (12.41%) Bash Shell
26 356 (11.78%) Amazon EC2
27 349 (11.55%) OpenStack
28 346 (11.45%) MySQL
29 340 (11.25%) Unix
29 340 (11.25%) Open Source

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
1 349 (11.55%) OpenStack
2 287 (9.50%) Node.js
2 287 (9.50%) Tomcat
3 277 (9.17%) Apache
4 223 (7.38%) nginx
5 140 (4.63%) IIS
6 103 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
7 101 (3.34%) Confluence
8 85 (2.81%) Jetty
9 84 (2.78%) WebSphere
10 83 (2.75%) JBoss
11 78 (2.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 70 (2.32%) Apache Spark
13 56 (1.85%) WebLogic
14 45 (1.49%) CMS
15 40 (1.32%) SharePoint
16 38 (1.26%) Apache Solr
17 28 (0.93%) Mule
18 21 (0.69%) WordPress
19 20 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 94 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 18 (0.60%) HipChat
4 12 (0.40%) MS Office
5 6 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.099%) MS Project
7 3 (0.099%) SPSS
8 2 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.066%) Weka
9 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.033%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 31 (1.03%) Magento
2 24 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.36%) Maximo
6 7 (0.23%) SAP MDM
7 5 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.13%) BigMachines
8 4 (0.13%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.099%) SAP hybris
10 2 (0.066%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.066%) SAP BRIM
10 2 (0.066%) SAP Convergent Charging
10 2 (0.066%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.033%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.033%) Summit
11 1 (0.033%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 861 (28.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 356 (11.78%) Amazon EC2
3 238 (7.88%) PaaS
4 237 (7.84%) IaaS
5 233 (7.71%) Amazon S3
6 204 (6.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 191 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
8 182 (6.02%) GitHub
9 171 (5.66%) SaaS
10 117 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
11 95 (3.14%) Heroku
12 87 (2.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 87 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
13 75 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 69 (2.28%) Office 365
15 65 (2.15%) Route 53
16 64 (2.12%) Amazon ELB
17 57 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 56 (1.85%) Google App Engine
19 53 (1.75%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 238 (7.88%) Firewall
2 207 (6.85%) DNS
3 202 (6.68%) HTTP
4 170 (5.63%) TCP/IP
5 125 (4.14%) SSL
6 122 (4.04%) WAN
7 121 (4.00%) LAN
8 120 (3.97%) Internet
9 77 (2.55%) DHCP
10 70 (2.32%) VPN
11 58 (1.92%) SAN
12 56 (1.85%) Network Security
13 53 (1.75%) LDAP
14 41 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
15 37 (1.22%) SMTP
16 34 (1.13%) FTP
17 30 (0.99%) IPsec
17 30 (0.99%) Wireless
18 27 (0.89%) NAS
19 20 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (13.80%) NoSQL
2 346 (11.45%) MySQL
3 305 (10.09%) MongoDB
4 224 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 215 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
6 200 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 177 (5.86%) Amazon RDS
8 153 (5.06%) Big Data
9 125 (4.14%) Hadoop
10 124 (4.10%) Redis
11 109 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 95 (3.14%) Relational Database
13 80 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
14 75 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
15 40 (1.32%) Oracle Database
16 38 (1.26%) Apache Hive
17 35 (1.16%) Neo4j
18 24 (0.79%) HBase
18 24 (0.79%) RDBMS
19 23 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 664 (21.97%) Git (software)
2 625 (20.68%) Jenkins
3 236 (7.81%) JIRA
4 212 (7.02%) Maven
5 142 (4.70%) Subversion
6 124 (4.10%) TeamCity
7 114 (3.77%) Artifactory
7 114 (3.77%) Vagrant
8 101 (3.34%) Cucumber
9 100 (3.31%) GitLab
10 95 (3.14%) Hudson
11 94 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 86 (2.85%) JUnit
12 86 (2.85%) Selenium
13 69 (2.28%) Ant
14 66 (2.18%) Gradle
15 63 (2.08%) Travis CI
16 56 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
17 54 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
18 47 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 431 (14.26%) Finance
2 106 (3.51%) Banking
3 101 (3.34%) Publishing
4 89 (2.95%) Retail
5 66 (2.18%) Marketing
6 58 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 27 (0.89%) Advertising
8 26 (0.86%) Games
8 26 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 25 (0.83%) Legal
10 24 (0.79%) Electronics
11 15 (0.50%) Billing
12 14 (0.46%) Law
13 12 (0.40%) Back Office
14 11 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.23%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.13%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.033%) General Ledger
18 1 (0.033%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 810 (26.80%) Developer
2 780 (25.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 526 (17.41%) Architect
4 327 (10.82%) AWS Engineer
5 288 (9.53%) Java Developer
6 207 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 194 (6.42%) Cloud Architect
8 180 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
9 173 (5.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 156 (5.16%) Senior Developer
11 145 (4.80%) AWS Architect
12 135 (4.47%) Consultant
13 126 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 126 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
14 117 (3.87%) Technical Architect
15 106 (3.51%) AWS Developer
15 106 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
16 100 (3.31%) Administrator
17 96 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 88 (2.91%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 946 (31.30%) Web Services
2 328 (10.85%) HTML
3 301 (9.96%) .NET
4 277 (9.17%) CSS
5 218 (7.21%) REST
6 201 (6.65%) AngularJS
7 192 (6.35%) RESTful
8 188 (6.22%) HTML5
9 179 (5.92%) Spring
10 152 (5.03%) Sensu
11 148 (4.90%) LAMP
12 142 (4.70%) JSON
13 124 (4.10%) J2EE
13 124 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
14 120 (3.97%) XML
15 109 (3.61%) jQuery
16 108 (3.57%) ELK Stack
17 94 (3.11%) Middleware
18 93 (3.08%) SOAP
19 87 (2.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 182 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 106 (3.51%) Public Cloud
3 102 (3.38%) Private Cloud
4 81 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 67 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 60 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 59 (1.95%) Mobile App
10 58 (1.92%) User Experience
11 39 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 38 (1.26%) PKI
13 29 (0.96%) Data Integration
14 27 (0.89%) Clustering
15 26 (0.86%) Replication
16 25 (0.83%) Digital Media
17 24 (0.79%) Algorithms
17 24 (0.79%) Data Structures
18 23 (0.76%) Fintech
19 21 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1419 (46.96%) Linux
2 531 (17.57%) Windows
3 340 (11.25%) Unix
4 196 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 174 (5.76%) CentOS
6 168 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 131 (4.33%) Ubuntu
8 93 (3.08%) CoreOS
9 90 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 53 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (1.62%) Apple iOS
12 48 (1.59%) Android
13 41 (1.36%) Debian
14 28 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (0.76%) Mac OS X
15 23 (0.76%) VMS
16 21 (0.69%) Solaris
17 15 (0.50%) Fedora
18 10 (0.33%) AIX
19 9 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1281 (42.39%) DevOps
2 1250 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 696 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
4 585 (19.36%) Configuration Management
5 507 (16.78%) TDD
6 385 (12.74%) Scrum
7 340 (11.25%) Open Source
8 304 (10.06%) Migration
9 290 (9.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 251 (8.31%) BDD
11 242 (8.01%) Software Engineering
12 238 (7.88%) E-Commerce
13 149 (4.93%) High Availability
14 147 (4.86%) OO
15 121 (4.00%) SOA
16 120 (3.97%) MVC
17 119 (3.94%) Pair Programming
18 116 (3.84%) ITIL
18 116 (3.84%) Web Development
19 105 (3.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1027 (33.98%) Java
2 777 (25.71%) Python
3 687 (22.73%) Ruby
4 478 (15.82%) SQL
5 470 (15.55%) JavaScript
6 375 (12.41%) Bash Shell
7 327 (10.82%) Perl
8 265 (8.77%) PHP
8 265 (8.77%) PowerShell
9 172 (5.69%) Go
10 171 (5.66%) C#
11 156 (5.16%) Scala
12 125 (4.14%) Shell Script
13 100 (3.31%) C++
14 82 (2.71%) Groovy
15 35 (1.16%) C
15 35 (1.16%) Clojure
16 31 (1.03%) R
17 25 (0.83%) Korn
18 24 (0.79%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 230 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 166 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 116 (3.84%) Degree
4 62 (2.05%) CISSP
5 38 (1.26%) AWS Certification
6 37 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 37 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 28 (0.93%) MCSE
9 27 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (0.73%) CCNA
11 21 (0.69%) CISM
12 20 (0.66%) BC Cleared
13 18 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (0.53%) MCSA
15 11 (0.36%) CISA
15 11 (0.36%) MCP
16 10 (0.33%) CCNP
17 9 (0.30%) ISSAP
18 8 (0.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (2.42%) QA
2 43 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 26 (0.86%) SLA
6 7 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.033%) COBIT
7 1 (0.033%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.033%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 549 (18.17%) Docker
2 308 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 199 (6.59%) Active Directory
4 119 (3.94%) vSphere
5 90 (2.98%) flannel
6 88 (2.91%) etcd
7 83 (2.75%) Ceph
8 82 (2.71%) GlusterFS
9 79 (2.61%) vCloud
10 65 (2.15%) Xen
11 58 (1.92%) Hyper-V
12 46 (1.52%) KVM
13 27 (0.89%) NFS
14 21 (0.69%) Squid
14 21 (0.69%) VMware ESX
15 18 (0.60%) XenServer
16 14 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 14 (0.46%) qmail
16 14 (0.46%) XenApp
16 14 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 958 (31.70%) Puppet
2 656 (21.71%) Opscode Chef
3 613 (20.28%) Ansible
4 184 (6.09%) Kubernetes
5 172 (5.69%) Graphite
6 169 (5.59%) logstash
7 122 (4.04%) Nagios
8 120 (3.97%) HAProxy
9 112 (3.71%) Terraform
10 107 (3.54%) Packer
11 92 (3.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 87 (2.88%) SCCM
13 86 (2.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 81 (2.68%) Salt
15 68 (2.25%) Mesos
16 60 (1.99%) Kibana
16 60 (1.99%) ZABBIX
17 53 (1.75%) Uchiwa
18 43 (1.42%) Grafana
19 42 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 474 (15.68%) VMware
2 334 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 280 (9.27%) Oracle
4 238 (7.88%) Google
5 217 (7.18%) Red Hat
6 132 (4.37%) Atlassian
7 123 (4.07%) Rackspace
8 111 (3.67%) Splunk
9 94 (3.11%) Cisco
10 90 (2.98%) Citrix
11 77 (2.55%) IBM
12 56 (1.85%) SAP
13 53 (1.75%) HP
13 53 (1.75%) NetApp
14 42 (1.39%) EMC
15 41 (1.36%) New Relic
16 39 (1.29%) Adobe
17 38 (1.26%) Sitecore
18 36 (1.19%) MuleSoft
18 36 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
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