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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 118 161 277
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +116
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1024 734 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.80% 1.34% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.30% 32.62% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 492 276
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +32.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-79.36% +472.72%

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
3272 2250 1389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.75% 4.12% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2171 1434 957
Average daily rate £413 £401 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 33
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £24.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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 31 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
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 31 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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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 +47 972 £425 +6.25% 339
London +35 562 £450 +5.88% 194
South East +41 133 £425 +16.43% 48
City of London +23 104 £475 +11.76% 55
East of England +32 100 £413 +6.45% 29
Cambridgeshire +38 74 £400 +21.21% 20
North West +24 67 £400 -5.88% 26
Cambridge +22 63 £400 +21.21% 18
Oxfordshire +15 51 £425 +8.97% 10
South West -23 43 £378 +0.66% 13
Cheshire +19 38 £406 -20.73% 13
Yorkshire -18 36 £475 +35.71% 7
Surrey +26 34 £325 -22.38% 14
Oxford +9 34 £425 -4.49% 2
West Yorkshire -17 32 £475 +35.71% 6
Bristol +6 31 £389 -13.61% 8
Leeds -20 28 £475 +35.71% 3
Scotland +5 22 £400 +10.34% 11
Hampshire -13 21 £430 +17.80% 4
Canary Wharf +6 18 £300 -52.00%
Staines +16 16 - - 1
Berkshire +10 16 £450 +38.46% 9
Manchester +7 16 £395 - 13
West Midlands +14 13 £418 +28.46% 10
Hertfordshire +6 12 £465 +16.25% 7
Wales -4 11 £380 -27.61% 1
Chester -6 11 £350 -31.70% 2
Glasgow +14 10 £480 +60.00% 4
Edinburgh -4 10 £400 +6.66% 5
Southampton -12 10 £440 +20.54%

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 795 (40.40%) Linux
2 751 (38.16%) DevOps
3 739 (37.55%) Web Services
4 719 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
5 654 (33.23%) Java
6 644 (32.72%) Puppet
7 562 (28.56%) Opscode Chef
8 476 (24.19%) Python
9 464 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 424 (21.54%) Ruby
11 398 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
12 397 (20.17%) Jenkins
13 378 (19.21%) Windows
14 361 (18.34%) Git (software)
15 355 (18.04%) JavaScript
16 349 (17.73%) Configuration Management
17 343 (17.43%) VMware
18 337 (17.12%) TDD
19 278 (14.13%) MongoDB
20 274 (13.92%) SQL
21 273 (13.87%) Ansible
22 263 (13.36%) MySQL
23 260 (13.21%) Oracle
24 257 (13.06%) Scrum
25 256 (13.01%) Amazon EC2
26 246 (12.50%) Apache
27 227 (11.53%) Red Hat
28 217 (11.03%) Tomcat
28 217 (11.03%) UNIX
29 208 (10.57%) HTML

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 246 (12.50%) Apache
2 217 (11.03%) Tomcat
3 192 (9.76%) Node.js
4 164 (8.33%) IIS
5 163 (8.28%) OpenStack
6 106 (5.39%) nginx
7 71 (3.61%) JBoss
8 64 (3.25%) Jetty
9 53 (2.69%) WebSphere
10 51 (2.59%) SharePoint
11 48 (2.44%) Confluence
11 48 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
12 44 (2.24%) WebLogic
13 30 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
14 27 (1.37%) Apache Solr
15 24 (1.22%) MS Exchange
16 23 (1.17%) Apache Pig
17 22 (1.12%) CMS
18 19 (0.97%) Apache Spark
19 17 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.86%) MS Office
3 5 (0.25%) SPSS
4 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.10%) HipChat
7 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.051%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.66%) Magento
3 10 (0.51%) Maximo
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.10%) Tridion
8 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.10%) Unica
8 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.051%) AWD
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.051%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 464 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 256 (13.01%) Amazon EC2
3 143 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
4 135 (6.86%) Amazon S3
5 133 (6.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 123 (6.25%) IaaS
7 101 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 93 (4.73%) PaaS
9 77 (3.91%) SaaS
10 65 (3.30%) Amazon SQS
11 59 (3.00%) Amazon ELB
12 55 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 50 (2.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 46 (2.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 46 (2.34%) Heroku
15 36 (1.83%) Google App Engine
15 36 (1.83%) Amazon EMR
16 34 (1.73%) Route 53
17 33 (1.68%) Office 365
18 22 (1.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 156 (7.93%) DNS
2 123 (6.25%) Firewall
3 115 (5.84%) HTTP
4 100 (5.08%) TCP/IP
5 86 (4.37%) DHCP
6 83 (4.22%) Network Security
7 74 (3.76%) Internet
8 72 (3.66%) SAN
9 70 (3.56%) SSL
10 63 (3.20%) VPN
11 48 (2.44%) WAN
12 40 (2.03%) LAN
13 38 (1.93%) FTP
14 30 (1.52%) LDAP
14 30 (1.52%) IPsec
15 27 (1.37%) NAS
16 23 (1.17%) VLAN
17 21 (1.07%) SSH
18 15 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
19 14 (0.71%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (14.13%) MongoDB
2 263 (13.36%) MySQL
3 189 (9.60%) NoSQL
4 188 (9.55%) SQL Server
5 156 (7.93%) Big Data
6 151 (7.67%) Hadoop
7 134 (6.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 133 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
9 96 (4.88%) Redis
10 82 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
11 77 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
12 61 (3.10%) Relational Database
13 37 (1.88%) RDBMS
14 35 (1.78%) Amazon Redshift
15 29 (1.47%) Apache Hive
16 27 (1.37%) CouchDB
16 27 (1.37%) Oracle Database
17 23 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (1.02%) HBase
19 18 (0.91%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 397 (20.17%) Jenkins
2 361 (18.34%) Git (software)
3 143 (7.27%) Subversion
4 119 (6.05%) Maven
5 118 (6.00%) JIRA
6 79 (4.01%) Hudson
7 54 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 53 (2.69%) Selenium
9 51 (2.59%) Cucumber
10 50 (2.54%) TeamCity
11 47 (2.39%) JUnit
12 44 (2.24%) Jasmine
13 42 (2.13%) Mercurial
14 38 (1.93%) Gradle
15 36 (1.83%) Ant
16 31 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (1.58%) Gerrit
17 30 (1.52%) Artifactory
18 29 (1.47%) Grunt
19 23 (1.17%) gulp
General
1 149 (7.57%) Finance
2 63 (3.20%) Retail
3 55 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 52 (2.64%) Marketing
5 42 (2.13%) Publishing
5 42 (2.13%) Games
6 33 (1.68%) Banking
7 19 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 18 (0.91%) Electronics
9 11 (0.56%) Legal
10 10 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.46%) Law
11 9 (0.46%) Advertising
12 4 (0.20%) Billing
12 4 (0.20%) Automotive
13 3 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.15%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.051%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.051%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 496 (25.20%) Developer
2 409 (20.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 331 (16.82%) Architect
4 173 (8.79%) Java Developer
5 117 (5.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 104 (5.28%) Technical Architect
7 84 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
7 84 (4.27%) Administrator
8 83 (4.22%) Consultant
9 75 (3.81%) Cloud Architect
10 70 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
11 68 (3.46%) Senior Developer
12 64 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 63 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
14 61 (3.10%) Software Engineer
15 53 (2.69%) Analyst
16 50 (2.54%) Project Manager
17 47 (2.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 46 (2.34%) Linux Administrator
19 42 (2.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 739 (37.55%) Web Services
2 208 (10.57%) HTML
3 197 (10.01%) .NET
4 192 (9.76%) AngularJS
5 178 (9.04%) Spring
6 154 (7.83%) CSS
7 138 (7.01%) RESTful
8 137 (6.96%) REST
9 124 (6.30%) HTML5
9 124 (6.30%) J2EE
10 123 (6.25%) JSON
11 105 (5.34%) jQuery
11 105 (5.34%) XML
12 93 (4.73%) Hibernate
13 83 (4.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 80 (4.07%) LAMP
15 67 (3.40%) Ruby on Rails
16 61 (3.10%) Spring MVC
17 60 (3.05%) CSS3
18 56 (2.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 125 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 77 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 60 (3.05%) Visualisation
5 59 (3.00%) Public Cloud
6 56 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (2.85%) User Experience
7 47 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 45 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 43 (2.18%) Digital Media
10 33 (1.68%) Private Cloud
11 29 (1.47%) Clustering
12 26 (1.32%) Data Integration
13 22 (1.12%) PKI
14 20 (1.02%) Replication
15 18 (0.91%) Statistics
16 17 (0.86%) DTV
16 17 (0.86%) Social Media
17 15 (0.76%) Online Games
17 15 (0.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 795 (40.40%) Linux
2 378 (19.21%) Windows
3 217 (11.03%) UNIX
4 139 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 110 (5.59%) CentOS
6 90 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (3.96%) Ubuntu
8 69 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (2.24%) Android
10 33 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 28 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.61%) Debian
14 8 (0.41%) Fedora
14 8 (0.41%) Solaris
14 8 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
15 6 (0.30%) CoreOS
15 6 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (38.16%) DevOps
2 719 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
3 398 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
4 349 (17.73%) Configuration Management
5 337 (17.12%) TDD
6 257 (13.06%) Scrum
7 198 (10.06%) Open Source
8 178 (9.04%) BDD
9 176 (8.94%) Migration
10 164 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 157 (7.98%) E-Commerce
12 135 (6.86%) SOA
13 132 (6.71%) MVC
14 123 (6.25%) Software Engineering
15 91 (4.62%) Pair Programming
15 91 (4.62%) Load Balancing
16 87 (4.42%) Web Development
16 87 (4.42%) OO
17 82 (4.17%) ITIL
18 68 (3.46%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 654 (33.23%) Java
2 476 (24.19%) Python
3 424 (21.54%) Ruby
4 355 (18.04%) JavaScript
5 274 (13.92%) SQL
6 192 (9.76%) PHP
7 191 (9.71%) Bash Shell
8 182 (9.25%) Perl
9 159 (8.08%) PowerShell
10 109 (5.54%) Scala
11 100 (5.08%) C#
12 68 (3.46%) R
13 58 (2.95%) Groovy
14 56 (2.85%) Shell Script
15 41 (2.08%) Go
16 28 (1.42%) C++
17 10 (0.51%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.51%) C
18 8 (0.41%) XPath
18 8 (0.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 66 (3.35%) Degree
2 50 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (0.76%) CCNA
6 13 (0.66%) MCP
7 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.61%) RHCE
8 10 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (0.41%) MCSE
10 7 (0.36%) CCNP
11 6 (0.30%) CCEA
11 6 (0.30%) CISSP
11 6 (0.30%) MCSA
11 6 (0.30%) IBM Certification
11 6 (0.30%) CCEE
11 6 (0.30%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.25%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.98%) QA
2 21 (1.07%) SLA
3 15 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 204 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 142 (7.22%) Docker
3 104 (5.28%) Active Directory
4 60 (3.05%) vCloud
5 42 (2.13%) vSphere
5 42 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 24 (1.22%) XenApp
7 23 (1.17%) Xen
8 21 (1.07%) Varnish
9 19 (0.97%) NFS
10 17 (0.86%) VMware ESX
11 14 (0.71%) HDFS
12 11 (0.56%) KVM
13 10 (0.51%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.41%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.36%) XenServer
15 7 (0.36%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.30%) SRDF
16 6 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 6 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 644 (32.72%) Puppet
2 562 (28.56%) Opscode Chef
3 273 (13.87%) Ansible
4 110 (5.59%) Vagrant
5 98 (4.98%) Nagios
6 85 (4.32%) Salt
7 59 (3.00%) StatsD
8 51 (2.59%) ZABBIX
9 42 (2.13%) HAProxy
10 29 (1.47%) Graphite
11 27 (1.37%) Kibana
12 24 (1.22%) logstash
12 24 (1.22%) Cacti
13 23 (1.17%) SCCM
14 21 (1.07%) Rundeck
15 19 (0.97%) Mesos
16 12 (0.61%) SCOM
17 11 (0.56%) Zenoss
18 10 (0.51%) Icinga
19 9 (0.46%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 343 (17.43%) VMware
2 260 (13.21%) Oracle
3 227 (11.53%) Red Hat
4 194 (9.86%) Microsoft
5 140 (7.11%) Google
6 112 (5.69%) Citrix
7 75 (3.81%) Rackspace
8 60 (3.05%) HP
8 60 (3.05%) Tableau
9 56 (2.85%) Cisco
10 54 (2.74%) Teradata
11 49 (2.49%) New Relic
12 46 (2.34%) Apigee
12 46 (2.34%) Mashery
13 43 (2.18%) IBM
14 38 (1.93%) SAP
15 35 (1.78%) SaltStack
16 34 (1.73%) Splunk
17 29 (1.47%) AppDynamics
18 28 (1.42%) NetApp
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £380 to £400 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Fox IT SM ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago