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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 119 162 247
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +85
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1060 789 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 1.42% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.83% 33.92% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 522 329
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £312 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £113.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.56% +466.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -

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
3330 2326 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.69% 4.18% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2199 1453 1049
Average daily rate £425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £267 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 29
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +41 1009 £450 +12.50% 415
London +11 549 £450 +5.88% 198
South East +20 147 £413 +10.00% 69
East of England +37 107 £415 +3.75% 35
City of London +36 97 £475 +13.43% 34
North West +18 71 £475 +18.75% 29
Cambridgeshire +38 70 £405 +74.19% 21
Cambridge +29 60 £413 +77.41% 17
Oxfordshire +21 52 £425 -5.55% 8
Yorkshire -2 47 £480 +37.14% 18
South West -19 39 £425 +15.64% 22
Surrey +30 38 £330 -19.51% 19
Cheshire +18 36 £475 +18.75% 10
Oxford +12 36 £438 -16.66% 4
West Yorkshire -3 33 £488 +39.28% 15
Leeds -10 31 £494 +41.07% 9
Scotland +16 26 £400 +14.28% 14
Bristol +2 24 £525 +20.00% 8
Hertfordshire +21 23 £465 +16.25% 9
Hampshire -29 23 £413 +11.48% 4
Staines +15 21 £513 - 1
North East -7 19 £483 +48.46% 10
West Midlands +11 18 £405 +24.61% 21
Edinburgh -2 16 £400 +14.28% 6
Manchester -5 16 £475 +22.58% 17
Canary Wharf +3 14 £350 -41.66%
Berkshire -2 14 £450 +33.33% 16
Tyne and Wear - 14 £479 - 6
Newcastle upon Tyne - 14 £479 - 6
Merseyside +1 11 £379 - 2

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 830 (41.17%) Linux
2 798 (39.58%) DevOps
3 773 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
4 719 (35.66%) Web Services
5 692 (34.33%) Java
6 658 (32.64%) Puppet
7 610 (30.26%) Opscode Chef
8 496 (24.60%) Microsoft Azure
9 480 (23.81%) Python
10 456 (22.62%) Jenkins
11 445 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
12 442 (21.92%) Ruby
13 388 (19.25%) VMware
14 385 (19.10%) Git (software)
15 382 (18.95%) Configuration Management
16 380 (18.85%) Windows
17 363 (18.01%) JavaScript
18 353 (17.51%) TDD
19 295 (14.63%) Ansible
20 285 (14.14%) Scrum
21 283 (14.04%) MongoDB
22 280 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
23 272 (13.49%) SQL
24 267 (13.24%) MySQL
25 261 (12.95%) Tomcat
26 258 (12.80%) Apache
27 255 (12.65%) Oracle
28 250 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
29 238 (11.81%) Microsoft
30 233 (11.56%) Open Source

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 261 (12.95%) Tomcat
2 258 (12.80%) Apache
3 207 (10.27%) Node.js
4 184 (9.13%) IIS
5 169 (8.38%) OpenStack
6 142 (7.04%) nginx
7 97 (4.81%) Jetty
8 84 (4.17%) WebSphere
9 73 (3.62%) JBoss
10 54 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
11 52 (2.58%) Confluence
12 50 (2.48%) SharePoint
13 49 (2.43%) WebLogic
14 31 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
15 29 (1.44%) MS Exchange
15 29 (1.44%) CMS
16 28 (1.39%) Apache Solr
17 22 (1.09%) Apache Spark
18 21 (1.04%) MQSeries
19 20 (0.99%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 47 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.84%) MS Office
3 6 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.15%) SPSS
6 2 (0.099%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.099%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.099%) HipChat
7 1 (0.050%) MS Project
7 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.69%) Magento
3 13 (0.64%) Maximo
4 7 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.099%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.099%) Unica
8 2 (0.099%) Tridion
8 2 (0.099%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.050%) Summit
9 1 (0.050%) assyst
9 1 (0.050%) AWD
9 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.050%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 496 (24.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 280 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
3 173 (8.58%) Cloud Computing
4 144 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 135 (6.70%) IaaS
6 126 (6.25%) Amazon S3
7 123 (6.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 102 (5.06%) PaaS
9 83 (4.12%) SaaS
10 68 (3.37%) Google App Engine
11 61 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
12 60 (2.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 55 (2.73%) Amazon ELB
14 50 (2.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 43 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 41 (2.03%) Heroku
17 36 (1.79%) Office 365
18 29 (1.44%) Route 53
19 28 (1.39%) GitHub
20 25 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 178 (8.83%) DNS
2 152 (7.54%) HTTP
3 133 (6.60%) TCP/IP
4 124 (6.15%) Firewall
5 109 (5.41%) DHCP
6 95 (4.71%) SSL
7 73 (3.62%) VPN
8 70 (3.47%) SAN
9 68 (3.37%) Internet
10 65 (3.22%) FTP
11 63 (3.13%) Network Security
12 62 (3.08%) IPsec
13 47 (2.33%) WAN
14 39 (1.93%) LAN
15 33 (1.64%) LDAP
16 28 (1.39%) VLAN
16 28 (1.39%) NAS
17 24 (1.19%) SSH
18 17 (0.84%) Wireless
18 17 (0.84%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 267 (13.24%) MySQL
3 185 (9.18%) SQL Server
4 182 (9.03%) NoSQL
5 164 (8.13%) Big Data
6 155 (7.69%) Hadoop
7 138 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
8 135 (6.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 91 (4.51%) Redis
10 83 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
11 79 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
12 57 (2.83%) Relational Database
13 34 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
13 34 (1.69%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.39%) Oracle Database
15 24 (1.19%) HBase
15 24 (1.19%) Apache Hive
16 21 (1.04%) CouchDB
17 19 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (0.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 456 (22.62%) Jenkins
2 385 (19.10%) Git (software)
3 139 (6.89%) Subversion
4 133 (6.60%) JIRA
5 127 (6.30%) Maven
6 81 (4.02%) Hudson
7 69 (3.42%) Selenium
8 59 (2.93%) TeamCity
9 58 (2.88%) Cucumber
10 57 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 53 (2.63%) JUnit
12 48 (2.38%) Ant
13 47 (2.33%) Mercurial
14 40 (1.98%) Gradle
15 38 (1.88%) Jasmine
16 36 (1.79%) Gerrit
17 33 (1.64%) Artifactory
18 31 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
19 29 (1.44%) JMeter
20 28 (1.39%) SonarQube
General
1 165 (8.18%) Finance
2 62 (3.08%) Retail
3 51 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 46 (2.28%) Marketing
5 44 (2.18%) Publishing
6 37 (1.84%) Games
7 36 (1.79%) Banking
8 17 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.79%) Electronics
10 11 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.45%) Law
11 9 (0.45%) Legal
11 9 (0.45%) Advertising
12 5 (0.25%) Billing
12 5 (0.25%) Automotive
13 3 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.099%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.099%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.050%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 480 (23.81%) Developer
2 413 (20.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 345 (17.11%) Architect
4 178 (8.83%) Java Developer
5 115 (5.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 105 (5.21%) Technical Architect
7 93 (4.61%) Consultant
8 85 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
9 80 (3.97%) Cloud Architect
10 76 (3.77%) Administrator
11 67 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 64 (3.17%) Senior Developer
13 62 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
14 61 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
15 56 (2.78%) Analyst
16 49 (2.43%) Software Engineer
16 49 (2.43%) DevOps Consultant
17 47 (2.33%) Project Manager
17 47 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
18 43 (2.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 719 (35.66%) Web Services
2 222 (11.01%) .NET
3 206 (10.22%) HTML
4 191 (9.47%) Spring
5 189 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 169 (8.38%) J2EE
7 152 (7.54%) REST
8 146 (7.24%) CSS
9 137 (6.80%) RESTful
10 115 (5.70%) HTML5
11 112 (5.56%) JSON
12 98 (4.86%) jQuery
13 95 (4.71%) Hibernate
14 94 (4.66%) XML
15 87 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 79 (3.92%) LAMP
17 66 (3.27%) Ruby on Rails
18 64 (3.17%) Spring MVC
19 63 (3.13%) SOAP
20 59 (2.93%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 141 (6.99%) Data Centre
2 83 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 64 (3.17%) Visualisation
5 62 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 51 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 43 (2.13%) User Experience
8 38 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 36 (1.79%) Digital Media
10 33 (1.64%) Private Cloud
11 31 (1.54%) Data Integration
12 25 (1.24%) PKI
12 25 (1.24%) Replication
13 19 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
14 18 (0.89%) Clustering
15 17 (0.84%) GIS
15 17 (0.84%) Algorithms
16 16 (0.79%) Management Information System
16 16 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 830 (41.17%) Linux
2 380 (18.85%) Windows
3 229 (11.36%) UNIX
4 134 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 106 (5.26%) CentOS
6 81 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (4.02%) Ubuntu
7 65 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (2.08%) Android
9 33 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 27 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (0.94%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.60%) Solaris
13 11 (0.55%) Debian
14 9 (0.45%) Fedora
15 6 (0.30%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
15 6 (0.30%) CoreOS
15 6 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.25%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 798 (39.58%) DevOps
2 773 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
3 445 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
4 382 (18.95%) Configuration Management
5 353 (17.51%) TDD
6 285 (14.14%) Scrum
7 233 (11.56%) Open Source
8 204 (10.12%) BDD
9 174 (8.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 173 (8.58%) Migration
11 171 (8.48%) E-Commerce
12 141 (6.99%) SOA
13 140 (6.94%) MVC
14 109 (5.41%) Software Engineering
15 92 (4.56%) Load Balancing
16 88 (4.37%) Web Development
17 86 (4.27%) ITIL
18 83 (4.12%) OO
18 83 (4.12%) Kanban
19 80 (3.97%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 692 (34.33%) Java
2 480 (23.81%) Python
3 442 (21.92%) Ruby
4 363 (18.01%) JavaScript
5 272 (13.49%) SQL
6 195 (9.67%) Bash Shell
7 187 (9.28%) Perl
8 181 (8.98%) PHP
9 172 (8.53%) PowerShell
10 105 (5.21%) C#
11 104 (5.16%) Scala
12 72 (3.57%) R
13 63 (3.13%) Groovy
14 56 (2.78%) Shell Script
15 37 (1.84%) Go
16 34 (1.69%) C++
17 15 (0.74%) T-SQL
18 11 (0.55%) PL/SQL
19 10 (0.50%) C
20 9 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 65 (3.22%) Security Cleared
2 61 (3.03%) Degree
3 37 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.74%) RHCE
6 12 (0.60%) MCP
6 12 (0.60%) CCNP
7 11 (0.55%) CCNA
7 11 (0.55%) MCSE
7 11 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (0.40%) CISSP
9 7 (0.35%) CCIE
9 7 (0.35%) CCEA
9 7 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (0.35%) CCEE
9 7 (0.35%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.30%) IBM Certification
11 5 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (5.26%) QA
2 20 (0.99%) PCI DSS
2 20 (0.99%) SLA
3 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 250 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 174 (8.63%) Docker
3 111 (5.51%) Active Directory
4 63 (3.13%) vCloud
5 48 (2.38%) vSphere
6 45 (2.23%) Hyper-V
7 44 (2.18%) Xen
8 25 (1.24%) Varnish
9 24 (1.19%) XenApp
10 20 (0.99%) NFS
11 15 (0.74%) VMware ESX
12 14 (0.69%) KVM
13 12 (0.60%) VirtualBox
14 10 (0.50%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.45%) LXC
16 7 (0.35%) HDFS
16 7 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (0.30%) SRDF
17 6 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 658 (32.64%) Puppet
2 610 (30.26%) Opscode Chef
3 295 (14.63%) Ansible
4 127 (6.30%) Vagrant
5 102 (5.06%) Nagios
6 69 (3.42%) Salt
7 64 (3.17%) StatsD
8 46 (2.28%) HAProxy
9 45 (2.23%) ZABBIX
10 38 (1.88%) logstash
11 34 (1.69%) Graphite
12 24 (1.19%) Kibana
13 23 (1.14%) Cacti
14 21 (1.04%) SCOM
14 21 (1.04%) Mesos
14 21 (1.04%) Rundeck
15 18 (0.89%) SCCM
16 17 (0.84%) Kubernetes
17 13 (0.64%) Capistrano
18 9 (0.45%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 388 (19.25%) VMware
2 255 (12.65%) Oracle
3 238 (11.81%) Microsoft
4 227 (11.26%) Red Hat
5 188 (9.33%) Google
6 117 (5.80%) Citrix
7 75 (3.72%) Rackspace
8 72 (3.57%) HP
9 66 (3.27%) Cisco
10 62 (3.08%) Tableau
11 60 (2.98%) Teradata
12 53 (2.63%) Apigee
13 52 (2.58%) Mashery
13 52 (2.58%) SaltStack
14 47 (2.33%) IBM
15 43 (2.13%) Splunk
16 41 (2.03%) New Relic
17 35 (1.74%) SAP
18 29 (1.44%) NetApp
19 27 (1.34%) EMC
Kent
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Posted: Yesterday
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Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £500 per day
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Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago