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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 48 127 161
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +34
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2240 1044 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.14% 1.82% 1.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.25% 30.47% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1673 728 526
Median daily rate £488 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £377
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £113.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% -65.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £189.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% -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
5856 3426 2483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.83% 5.96% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4077 2267 1568
Median daily rate £463 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 58 51
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.90 £39.30 £36.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +75 2165 £495 +10.00% 479
London +57 1383 £500 +11.11% 261
South East +82 323 £450 +9.09% 76
City of London +81 214 £525 +10.52% 51
Oxfordshire +17 131 £450 +5.88% 21
North West +36 105 £438 -7.89% 37
South West +48 92 £450 +5.88% 25
Surrey +39 90 £463 +40.15% 13
Oxford +15 84 £450 +5.88% 12
Yorkshire +28 83 £550 +14.58% 27
West Yorkshire +34 65 £550 +12.82% 17
East of England -9 65 £425 +2.40% 27
West Midlands +13 62 £415 +2.46% 13
Manchester +37 57 £425 -10.52% 34
Bristol +20 48 £456 -13.09% 8
Leeds +18 48 £550 +11.39% 16
Wales +53 43 £475 +25.00% 3
Berkshire +31 40 £450 - 10
Cheshire +9 36 £438 -7.89%
East Midlands +29 35 £400 -13.51% 6
Staines +4 31 £500 -2.43% 4
Shropshire +5 29 £410 -1.79% 3
South Wales +40 27 £464 +32.50% 3
Telford -2 27 £410 -1.79% 2
Scotland +5 22 £400 - 7
Hertfordshire +3 21 £525 +10.52% 10
Croydon +5 20 £475 +5.55% 3
East Sussex - 19 £375 - 5
Bedfordshire +9 18 £388 -18.42% 6
Luton +10 17 £388 -32.60% 2

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1867 (47.04%) DevOps
2 1688 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1642 (41.37%) Linux
4 1345 (33.89%) Puppet
5 1291 (32.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 1181 (29.76%) Java
7 1036 (26.10%) Web Services
8 1003 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
9 990 (24.94%) Jenkins
10 958 (24.14%) Ansible
11 924 (23.28%) Python
12 908 (22.88%) Ruby
13 905 (22.80%) Opscode Chef
14 860 (21.67%) Git (software)
15 850 (21.42%) Docker
16 748 (18.85%) Configuration Management
17 704 (17.74%) JavaScript
18 619 (15.60%) Scrum
19 614 (15.47%) TDD
20 609 (15.34%) Windows
21 599 (15.09%) VMware
22 512 (12.90%) SQL
23 507 (12.77%) Finance
24 485 (12.22%) Continuous Delivery
25 463 (11.67%) Open Source
26 456 (11.49%) HTML
27 426 (10.73%) Bash Shell
28 411 (10.36%) NoSQL
29 400 (10.08%) MySQL
30 398 (10.03%) MongoDB

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
1 354 (8.92%) Apache
2 336 (8.47%) OpenStack
3 302 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
4 289 (7.28%) Tomcat
5 212 (5.34%) nginx
6 209 (5.27%) Confluence
7 132 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 128 (3.22%) IIS
9 118 (2.97%) Apache Spark
10 114 (2.87%) WebLogic
11 105 (2.65%) WebSphere
12 100 (2.52%) JBoss
13 49 (1.23%) Mule
14 44 (1.11%) Jetty
15 40 (1.01%) SharePoint
16 32 (0.81%) CMS
17 29 (0.73%) Mule ESB
18 23 (0.58%) Apache Solr
18 23 (0.58%) MS Exchange
19 21 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 102 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 88 (2.22%) HipChat
3 22 (0.55%) MS Office
4 10 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.10%) MS Project
6 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.076%) SPSS
8 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.025%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 30 (0.76%) Magento
2 26 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.13%) Maximo
5 5 (0.13%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.10%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.076%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.050%) assyst
8 2 (0.050%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.050%) Odoo
8 2 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.050%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.025%) BigMachines
9 1 (0.025%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.025%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.025%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1291 (32.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 376 (9.47%) Amazon EC2
3 350 (8.82%) PaaS
4 308 (7.76%) IaaS
5 286 (7.21%) GitHub
6 285 (7.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 270 (6.80%) Amazon S3
8 210 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
9 202 (5.09%) SaaS
10 130 (3.28%) Office 365
11 127 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 100 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 87 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
14 82 (2.07%) Heroku
15 79 (1.99%) Route 53
16 66 (1.66%) Amazon ELB
17 65 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 59 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
19 53 (1.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
20 52 (1.31%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 324 (8.16%) DNS
2 266 (6.70%) Firewall
3 177 (4.46%) TCP/IP
3 177 (4.46%) VPN
4 139 (3.50%) HTTP
5 128 (3.22%) SSL
6 127 (3.20%) LAN
6 127 (3.20%) WAN
7 109 (2.75%) Internet
8 99 (2.49%) SSH
9 95 (2.39%) Network Security
10 86 (2.17%) OpenVPN
11 76 (1.91%) DHCP
11 76 (1.91%) OpenLDAP
12 71 (1.79%) LDAP
13 69 (1.74%) SAN
14 58 (1.46%) Wireless
15 32 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
16 30 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
17 28 (0.71%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (10.36%) NoSQL
2 400 (10.08%) MySQL
3 398 (10.03%) MongoDB
4 392 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
5 328 (8.26%) SQL Server
6 303 (7.63%) Hadoop
7 224 (5.64%) Big Data
8 170 (4.28%) Amazon RDS
9 169 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 162 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 138 (3.48%) Redis
12 103 (2.60%) Relational Database
13 86 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
14 71 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
15 49 (1.23%) Couchbase
16 48 (1.21%) Neo4j
17 45 (1.13%) HBase
18 43 (1.08%) Apache Hive
19 33 (0.83%) Oracle Database
20 32 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 990 (24.94%) Jenkins
2 860 (21.67%) Git (software)
3 371 (9.35%) JIRA
4 330 (8.31%) Maven
5 220 (5.54%) JUnit
6 177 (4.46%) TeamCity
7 168 (4.23%) Vagrant
8 165 (4.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 160 (4.03%) Subversion
10 146 (3.68%) Cucumber
11 134 (3.38%) Ant
12 129 (3.25%) SonarQube
13 119 (3.00%) Artifactory
14 99 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
15 98 (2.47%) Bitbucket
16 97 (2.44%) GitLab
17 92 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 92 (2.32%) Selenium
18 88 (2.22%) Hudson
19 78 (1.97%) JIRA Agile
General
1 507 (12.77%) Finance
2 147 (3.70%) Retail
3 138 (3.48%) Publishing
4 116 (2.92%) Banking
5 72 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 67 (1.69%) Marketing
7 30 (0.76%) Advertising
8 29 (0.73%) Back Office
8 29 (0.73%) Games
8 29 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 27 (0.68%) Electronics
10 26 (0.66%) Legal
11 20 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.20%) Billing
13 8 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.18%) Law
15 5 (0.13%) Automotive
16 3 (0.076%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.050%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1103 (27.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 972 (24.49%) Developer
3 624 (15.72%) Architect
4 461 (11.62%) AWS Engineer
5 408 (10.28%) AWS DevOps
6 351 (8.84%) Java Developer
7 260 (6.55%) Cloud Architect
8 233 (5.87%) Cloud Engineer
9 221 (5.57%) Linux Engineer
10 216 (5.44%) Consultant
11 206 (5.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 205 (5.17%) AWS Architect
13 203 (5.11%) AWS Developer
14 183 (4.61%) Senior DevOps
15 164 (4.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 156 (3.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 150 (3.78%) Senior Developer
18 136 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
19 130 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 122 (3.07%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1036 (26.10%) Web Services
2 456 (11.49%) HTML
3 371 (9.35%) .NET
4 365 (9.20%) CSS
5 348 (8.77%) AngularJS
6 341 (8.59%) Node.js
7 271 (6.83%) REST
8 236 (5.95%) JSON
9 233 (5.87%) HTML5
10 231 (5.82%) Spring
11 176 (4.43%) RESTful
12 172 (4.33%) ELK Stack
13 170 (4.28%) J2EE
14 161 (4.06%) RabbitMQ
15 158 (3.98%) ASP.NET
16 146 (3.68%) CSS3
17 135 (3.40%) XML
18 125 (3.15%) LAMP
19 123 (3.10%) SOAP
20 117 (2.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 254 (6.40%) Public Cloud
2 214 (5.39%) Data Centre
3 125 (3.15%) Private Cloud
4 99 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 95 (2.39%) User Experience
6 92 (2.32%) Hybrid Cloud
7 84 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 67 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 60 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 52 (1.31%) Clustering
11 46 (1.16%) PKI
12 42 (1.06%) Algorithms
13 41 (1.03%) Replication
14 38 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 31 (0.78%) Blog
15 31 (0.78%) Wiki
16 30 (0.76%) Visualisation
17 28 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
18 25 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1642 (41.37%) Linux
2 609 (15.34%) Windows
3 342 (8.62%) Unix
4 277 (6.98%) CentOS
5 224 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 219 (5.52%) Windows Server
7 164 (4.13%) Ubuntu
8 110 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 82 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 78 (1.97%) CoreOS
11 71 (1.79%) Android
12 68 (1.71%) Apple iOS
13 49 (1.23%) Mac OS X
14 40 (1.01%) Fedora
15 39 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
16 32 (0.81%) Debian
17 31 (0.78%) Solaris
18 22 (0.55%) VMS
19 17 (0.43%) AIX
20 10 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1867 (47.04%) DevOps
2 1688 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1003 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
4 748 (18.85%) Configuration Management
5 619 (15.60%) Scrum
6 614 (15.47%) TDD
7 485 (12.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 463 (11.67%) Open Source
9 386 (9.73%) Migration
10 337 (8.49%) E-Commerce
11 320 (8.06%) BDD
12 288 (7.26%) Software Engineering
13 259 (6.53%) Microservices
14 246 (6.20%) High Availability
14 246 (6.20%) Kanban
15 206 (5.19%) MVC
16 168 (4.23%) Web Development
17 165 (4.16%) Load Balancing
18 157 (3.96%) ITIL
19 133 (3.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1181 (29.76%) Java
2 924 (23.28%) Python
3 908 (22.88%) Ruby
4 704 (17.74%) JavaScript
5 512 (12.90%) SQL
6 426 (10.73%) Bash Shell
7 345 (8.69%) PHP
8 342 (8.62%) Perl
9 299 (7.53%) C#
10 290 (7.31%) PowerShell
11 208 (5.24%) Scala
12 197 (4.96%) Shell Script
13 184 (4.64%) Go
14 89 (2.24%) C++
15 67 (1.69%) Groovy
16 50 (1.26%) C
16 50 (1.26%) Clojure
17 35 (0.88%) Jython
18 31 (0.78%) T-SQL
19 25 (0.63%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 346 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 269 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 146 (3.68%) Degree
4 93 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 91 (2.29%) CISSP
6 60 (1.51%) AWS Certification
7 36 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
8 34 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (0.58%) DV Cleared
11 22 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (0.53%) CCNA
12 21 (0.53%) MCSE
13 18 (0.45%) BC Cleared
13 18 (0.45%) CHECK Team Member
13 18 (0.45%) CISM
14 15 (0.38%) ISEB
14 15 (0.38%) ISSAP
15 14 (0.35%) CCNP
16 13 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (3.28%) QA
2 56 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 41 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 39 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.30%) GCP
6 11 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.20%) SLA
8 4 (0.10%) COBIT
8 4 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.10%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.025%) BS7799
9 1 (0.025%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 850 (21.42%) Docker
2 339 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 288 (7.26%) Active Directory
4 184 (4.64%) vCloud
5 104 (2.62%) vSphere
6 84 (2.12%) Squid
7 79 (1.99%) Hyper-V
8 78 (1.97%) flannel
8 78 (1.97%) Postfix
8 78 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
9 76 (1.91%) etcd
10 62 (1.56%) Ceph
10 62 (1.56%) GlusterFS
11 60 (1.51%) Xen
12 46 (1.16%) KVM
13 34 (0.86%) HDFS
14 26 (0.66%) NFS
15 25 (0.63%) XenApp
16 19 (0.48%) VMware ESX
17 18 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1345 (33.89%) Puppet
2 958 (24.14%) Ansible
3 905 (22.80%) Opscode Chef
4 365 (9.20%) Kubernetes
5 321 (8.09%) Terraform
6 210 (5.29%) logstash
7 152 (3.83%) ZABBIX
8 132 (3.33%) Kibana
9 106 (2.67%) Graphite
10 102 (2.57%) HAProxy
10 102 (2.57%) Packer
11 98 (2.47%) Nagios
12 90 (2.27%) Salt
13 89 (2.24%) Mesos
14 86 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 85 (2.14%) SCCM
16 82 (2.07%) Rancher
17 76 (1.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
18 66 (1.66%) rkt
19 39 (0.98%) Consul
Vendors
1 599 (15.09%) VMware
2 353 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 323 (8.14%) Oracle
4 271 (6.83%) Google
5 253 (6.37%) Red Hat
6 151 (3.80%) Atlassian
7 144 (3.63%) Cisco
8 137 (3.45%) Splunk
9 136 (3.43%) Rackspace
10 98 (2.47%) Sonatype
11 89 (2.24%) Citrix
12 79 (1.99%) IBM
13 72 (1.81%) HP
14 58 (1.46%) MuleSoft
15 55 (1.39%) SAP
16 51 (1.28%) AppDynamics
17 50 (1.26%) NetApp
18 47 (1.18%) Talend
19 45 (1.13%) Adobe
19 45 (1.13%) New Relic
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South Wales
ISL
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