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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 83 158 274
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +116
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 1286 764 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.50% 1.51% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.40% 32.40% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1007 552 250
Average daily rate £475 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
3850 2358 1438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.49% 4.65% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2698 1545 927
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 78 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +68 1227 £475 +8.57% 546
London +43 765 £500 +11.11% 266
South East +42 191 £448 +11.87% 72
City of London +43 85 £494 +9.72% 56
Yorkshire +56 74 £433 +37.30% 49
North West +10 59 £425 +13.33% 25
West Yorkshire +44 57 £425 +34.92% 25
Berkshire +52 56 £448 -5.78% 18
Oxfordshire +23 55 £500 +21.95% 13
Surrey +20 51 £330 -17.50% 18
South West +14 48 £400 -8.57% 28
East of England -11 44 £469 +4.16% 38
Manchester +10 42 £425 +9.67% 21
Oxford +19 41 £500 +16.61% 5
Scotland +9 36 £431 +27.77% 10
Reading +19 34 £448 -1.91% 14
Leeds +8 31 £425 +34.92% 21
Edinburgh +4 29 £431 +18.96% 5
West Midlands +9 26 £375 +15.38% 28
Bristol +6 25 £375 -15.49% 22
Hertfordshire +11 16 £475 -9.73% 13
Staines +19 15 £450 +12.50% 3
Wiltshire +10 15 £500 +11.11% 1
Birmingham - 13 £325 - 9
Hampshire -29 11 £525 +43.83% 14
East Midlands -4 10 £360 -34.59% 17
Salford - 10 £425 -
Reigate +3 9 £350 -17.64% 1
Bradford - 9 £600 - 1
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £450 -7.69% 15

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1077 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1030 (42.13%) Linux
3 895 (36.61%) Web Services
4 892 (36.48%) Java
5 873 (35.71%) DevOps
6 716 (29.28%) Puppet
7 654 (26.75%) Python
8 602 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 593 (24.25%) Jenkins
10 544 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
11 534 (21.84%) Opscode Chef
12 495 (20.25%) Ruby
13 474 (19.39%) TDD
14 471 (19.26%) VMware
14 471 (19.26%) Git (software)
15 443 (18.12%) JavaScript
16 418 (17.10%) Configuration Management
17 409 (16.73%) Windows
18 375 (15.34%) SQL
19 371 (15.17%) Scrum
20 366 (14.97%) Microsoft
21 364 (14.89%) NoSQL
22 353 (14.44%) Amazon EC2
23 340 (13.91%) Node.js
24 331 (13.54%) Docker
25 329 (13.46%) Ansible
26 319 (13.05%) VMware Infrastructure
26 319 (13.05%) .NET
27 317 (12.97%) Finance
27 317 (12.97%) MongoDB

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 340 (13.91%) Node.js
2 315 (12.88%) Tomcat
3 253 (10.35%) Apache
4 241 (9.86%) OpenStack
5 186 (7.61%) nginx
6 165 (6.75%) Jetty
7 151 (6.18%) IIS
8 144 (5.89%) WebSphere
9 82 (3.35%) JBoss
10 80 (3.27%) Apache Spark
11 78 (3.19%) Confluence
12 76 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
13 65 (2.66%) WebLogic
14 45 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
15 38 (1.55%) CMS
16 35 (1.43%) Apache Solr
17 27 (1.10%) MS Exchange
18 26 (1.06%) SharePoint
19 21 (0.86%) Apache Pig
19 21 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.65%) MS Office
3 14 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.41%) HipChat
6 4 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.12%) SPSS
8 1 (0.041%) Revit
8 1 (0.041%) Weka
Business Applications
1 29 (1.19%) Magento
2 23 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.53%) Maximo
5 7 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.20%) BigMachines
7 5 (0.20%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.16%) Unica
9 2 (0.082%) Cordys
9 2 (0.082%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.082%) SAP BRIM
9 2 (0.082%) SAP Convergent Charging
9 2 (0.082%) SAP hybris
10 1 (0.041%) assyst
10 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.041%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 602 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 353 (14.44%) Amazon EC2
3 177 (7.24%) Cloud Computing
3 177 (7.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 154 (6.30%) Amazon S3
5 151 (6.18%) IaaS
6 120 (4.91%) PaaS
7 119 (4.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 118 (4.83%) GitHub
9 109 (4.46%) SaaS
10 97 (3.97%) Google App Engine
11 73 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 71 (2.90%) Heroku
13 51 (2.09%) Office 365
14 40 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
15 36 (1.47%) CloudFront
16 34 (1.39%) Route 53
17 31 (1.27%) SoftLayer
18 29 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
19 28 (1.15%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 261 (10.67%) HTTP
2 236 (9.65%) TCP/IP
3 210 (8.59%) DNS
4 163 (6.67%) Firewall
5 137 (5.60%) SSL
6 116 (4.74%) DHCP
7 100 (4.09%) Internet
8 91 (3.72%) IPsec
9 87 (3.56%) FTP
10 79 (3.23%) LAN
11 73 (2.99%) WAN
12 65 (2.66%) VPN
13 47 (1.92%) SAN
14 32 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
15 31 (1.27%) LDAP
16 30 (1.23%) SMTP
17 29 (1.19%) NAS
17 29 (1.19%) Network Security
18 26 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
19 23 (0.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (14.89%) NoSQL
2 317 (12.97%) MongoDB
3 277 (11.33%) MySQL
4 208 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 200 (8.18%) Big Data
6 181 (7.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 173 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
8 157 (6.42%) Hadoop
9 114 (4.66%) Amazon RDS
10 83 (3.39%) Redis
11 76 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
12 75 (3.07%) Relational Database
13 73 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
14 62 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 52 (2.13%) Apache Hive
16 41 (1.68%) Oracle Database
17 36 (1.47%) HBase
18 27 (1.10%) RDBMS
19 26 (1.06%) Couchbase
20 25 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 593 (24.25%) Jenkins
2 471 (19.26%) Git (software)
3 176 (7.20%) JIRA
4 155 (6.34%) Maven
5 153 (6.26%) Subversion
6 141 (5.77%) Cucumber
7 113 (4.62%) Selenium
8 97 (3.97%) JUnit
9 90 (3.68%) Vagrant
10 76 (3.11%) Hudson
11 74 (3.03%) TeamCity
12 67 (2.74%) Gradle
12 67 (2.74%) Mockito
13 66 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 51 (2.09%) Ant
15 49 (2.00%) RSpec
16 43 (1.76%) NUnit
17 39 (1.60%) SonarQube
18 37 (1.51%) JMeter
19 34 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 317 (12.97%) Finance
2 105 (4.29%) Banking
3 91 (3.72%) Publishing
4 63 (2.58%) Retail
5 46 (1.88%) Marketing
5 46 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.27%) Games
7 22 (0.90%) Advertising
8 17 (0.70%) Billing
8 17 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.61%) Electronics
9 15 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.49%) Law
10 12 (0.49%) Legal
11 10 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.12%) French Language
15 2 (0.082%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.082%) German Language
Job Titles
1 726 (29.69%) Developer
2 481 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 376 (15.38%) Architect
4 260 (10.63%) Java Developer
5 236 (9.65%) AWS Engineer
6 133 (5.44%) Senior Developer
7 123 (5.03%) Linux Engineer
8 122 (4.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 111 (4.54%) Solutions Architect
10 110 (4.50%) Consultant
11 108 (4.42%) Agile Developer
12 104 (4.25%) Cloud Engineer
13 94 (3.84%) AWS Developer
14 89 (3.64%) Administrator
15 81 (3.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 80 (3.27%) AWS Architect
16 80 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
17 77 (3.15%) Analyst
18 73 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
19 69 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 895 (36.61%) Web Services
2 319 (13.05%) .NET
3 274 (11.21%) HTML
4 257 (10.51%) AngularJS
5 247 (10.10%) CSS
6 223 (9.12%) RESTful
7 212 (8.67%) REST
8 182 (7.44%) Spring
9 177 (7.24%) J2EE
10 140 (5.73%) HTML5
11 122 (4.99%) JSON
12 117 (4.79%) LAMP
13 104 (4.25%) jQuery
14 103 (4.21%) ASP.NET
15 85 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 84 (3.44%) CSS3
17 82 (3.35%) Middleware
18 79 (3.23%) XML
19 77 (3.15%) Servlets
20 72 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 154 (6.30%) Data Centre
2 97 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (3.39%) Public Cloud
4 82 (3.35%) Mobile App
5 77 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 65 (2.66%) Private Cloud
7 44 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 44 (1.80%) Visualisation
8 43 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (1.68%) Replication
10 37 (1.51%) User Experience
11 34 (1.39%) STB
12 30 (1.23%) Digital Media
12 30 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
13 29 (1.19%) Fintech
14 24 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 23 (0.94%) Data Integration
16 20 (0.82%) Client/Server
16 20 (0.82%) PKI
17 18 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1030 (42.13%) Linux
2 409 (16.73%) Windows
3 257 (10.51%) Unix
4 143 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 142 (5.81%) CentOS
6 116 (4.74%) Windows Server
7 113 (4.62%) Ubuntu
8 72 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (1.96%) Android
10 44 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (1.64%) Debian
12 36 (1.47%) Apple iOS
13 18 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (0.65%) CoreOS
15 14 (0.57%) VMS
16 13 (0.53%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.37%) Fedora
17 9 (0.37%) Mac OS X Server
18 8 (0.33%) Solaris
18 8 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1077 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 873 (35.71%) DevOps
3 544 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
4 474 (19.39%) TDD
5 418 (17.10%) Configuration Management
6 371 (15.17%) Scrum
7 311 (12.72%) BDD
8 294 (12.02%) Open Source
9 247 (10.10%) E-Commerce
10 189 (7.73%) Migration
11 186 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 167 (6.83%) Software Engineering
13 157 (6.42%) MVC
14 155 (6.34%) High Availability
15 149 (6.09%) OO
16 135 (5.52%) Pair Programming
17 131 (5.36%) Analytics
18 118 (4.83%) Kanban
19 108 (4.42%) Automated Testing
19 108 (4.42%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 892 (36.48%) Java
2 654 (26.75%) Python
3 495 (20.25%) Ruby
4 443 (18.12%) JavaScript
5 375 (15.34%) SQL
6 265 (10.84%) Bash Shell
7 208 (8.51%) Perl
8 186 (7.61%) PowerShell
9 185 (7.57%) PHP
10 184 (7.53%) C#
11 168 (6.87%) Scala
12 64 (2.62%) C++
12 64 (2.62%) Groovy
13 59 (2.41%) Go
13 59 (2.41%) Shell Script
14 35 (1.43%) R
15 33 (1.35%) C
16 15 (0.61%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
18 13 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (5.07%) Security Cleared
2 111 (4.54%) Degree
3 89 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 40 (1.64%) CISSP
5 36 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (1.43%) AWS Certification
7 25 (1.02%) MCSE
8 24 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (0.82%) CISM
10 16 (0.65%) CCNA
11 14 (0.57%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.49%) MCP
13 10 (0.41%) ISEB
13 10 (0.41%) MCSA
14 9 (0.37%) CCSA
14 9 (0.37%) JNCIA
14 9 (0.37%) RHCE
15 8 (0.33%) CCNP
16 7 (0.29%) CISA
16 7 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (2.82%) QA
2 52 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 39 (1.60%) SLA
4 21 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 16 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.16%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.041%) COBIT
9 1 (0.041%) HIPAA
System Software
1 331 (13.54%) Docker
2 319 (13.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (6.63%) Active Directory
4 81 (3.31%) Xen
5 75 (3.07%) vSphere
6 54 (2.21%) Hyper-V
7 48 (1.96%) vCloud
8 24 (0.98%) KVM
9 23 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (0.86%) Varnish
10 21 (0.86%) XenApp
11 18 (0.74%) Squid
12 17 (0.70%) iptables
13 15 (0.61%) Apache Flume
14 13 (0.53%) Ceph
14 13 (0.53%) qmail
14 13 (0.53%) XenDesktop
15 12 (0.49%) GlusterFS
15 12 (0.49%) XenServer
16 11 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 716 (29.28%) Puppet
2 534 (21.84%) Opscode Chef
3 329 (13.46%) Ansible
4 135 (5.52%) Nagios
5 111 (4.54%) Graphite
6 82 (3.35%) Salt
7 77 (3.15%) logstash
8 56 (2.29%) Kubernetes
9 52 (2.13%) ZABBIX
10 48 (1.96%) SCCM
11 41 (1.68%) SCOM
12 39 (1.60%) Kibana
13 37 (1.51%) Cacti
14 36 (1.47%) HAProxy
15 33 (1.35%) Mesos
16 27 (1.10%) Packer
16 27 (1.10%) Terraform
17 26 (1.06%) Capistrano
18 23 (0.94%) Uchiwa
19 22 (0.90%) Grafana
Vendors
1 471 (19.26%) VMware
2 366 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 253 (10.35%) Google
4 193 (7.89%) Oracle
5 160 (6.54%) Red Hat
6 104 (4.25%) Rackspace
7 102 (4.17%) Splunk
8 80 (3.27%) Atlassian
9 73 (2.99%) Cisco
9 73 (2.99%) Citrix
10 68 (2.78%) IBM
11 61 (2.49%) HP
12 39 (1.60%) Dell
12 39 (1.60%) New Relic
13 36 (1.47%) Tableau
14 35 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
15 32 (1.31%) NetApp
16 31 (1.27%) F5
17 30 (1.23%) SAP
18 29 (1.19%) Adobe
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Jenrick IT
Rate: Highly Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £460 per day 10 weeks contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, start 8 Feb
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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