The first table below looks at the demand for CloudFront skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CloudFront over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon CloudFront
Rank 581 532 575
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +43
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 7 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.061% 0.024%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.38% 2.67% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £125 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £125 -
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1828 1163 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.35% 2.27% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 784 431
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.16% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%

CloudFront
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CloudFront within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

CloudFront Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CloudFront
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CloudFront within the UK.

CloudFront Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CloudFront
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CloudFront within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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 -54 7 £200 +60.00% 3
London +2 4 £200 +60.00% 1
Cambridge - 3 £200 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £200 -
East of England - 3 £200 - 1
City of London - 1 - -
South West - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1

CloudFront
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CloudFront 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 CloudFront.

1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Subversion
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon S3
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (60.00%) REST
4 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) NUnit
5 5 (50.00%) CruiseControl
5 5 (50.00%) MSBuild
5 5 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) PHP

CloudFront
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CloudFront 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 CloudFront. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
1 2 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon S3
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (10.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) NUnit
2 5 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 5 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) WCF
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Django
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (10.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Akamai
2 1 (10.00%) Alterian
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft