The table below looks at the statistics for Route 53 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Route 53 over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Route 53
Rank 574 546 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing Route 53 8 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.026% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.40% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
2010 1247 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.94% 2.53% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 773 493
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 23 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.26 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.41% -13.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £9.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.27 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%

Route 53
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Route 53 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Route 53 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Route 53
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Route 53 within the UK.

Route 53 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Route 53
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 Route 53 within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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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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 -31 8 £405 +1.25% 5
London -5 3 £400 -3.03% 2
North West -21 2 - - 1
Chester +4 1 - - 1
Cheshire -4 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
South East - - - - 2
Horsham - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -

Route 53
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Route 53 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 Route 53.

1 40 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (72.50%) Puppet
3 29 (72.50%) Amazon ELB
4 28 (70.00%) Amazon S3
5 26 (65.00%) DevOps
6 23 (57.50%) Amazon RDS
7 20 (50.00%) Web Services
8 19 (47.50%) Linux
8 19 (47.50%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (47.50%) Jenkins
9 18 (45.00%) Configuration Management
10 16 (40.00%) Red Hat
10 16 (40.00%) CentOS
11 15 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (35.00%) Vagrant
13 13 (32.50%) QA
14 10 (25.00%) RightScale
14 10 (25.00%) Hudson
14 10 (25.00%) Apache
14 10 (25.00%) Python
14 10 (25.00%) DNS
15 9 (22.50%) DHCP
15 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
15 9 (22.50%) MySQL
15 9 (22.50%) SaaS
15 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
15 9 (22.50%) Maven
16 8 (20.00%) SQL
17 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills

Route 53
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Route 53 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 Route 53. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.00%) Apache
2 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.00%) nginx
4 5 (12.50%) Node.js
5 3 (7.50%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.50%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 40 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (72.50%) Amazon ELB
4 28 (70.00%) Amazon S3
5 9 (22.50%) SaaS
6 5 (12.50%) PaaS
7 2 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (5.00%) ElastiCache
7 2 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (2.50%) CloudFront
8 1 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
2 9 (22.50%) DHCP
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (7.50%) SSL
6 3 (7.50%) Internet
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security
7 2 (5.00%) HTTP
8 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (22.50%) MySQL
3 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
3 7 (17.50%) Redis
4 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.50%) SimpleDB
5 3 (7.50%) Couchbase
5 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.00%) Big Data
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.50%) Azkaban
7 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.00%) Hudson
3 9 (22.50%) Maven
4 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.00%) Gerrit
5 2 (5.00%) Gradle
5 2 (5.00%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) Grunt
6 1 (2.50%) Ant
6 1 (2.50%) JUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.50%) Python Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) LAMP
3 2 (5.00%) POSIX
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Open Source
3 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.50%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Xbox
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) CentOS
3 6 (15.00%) Windows
4 4 (10.00%) Debian
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX
6 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.50%) SUSE
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) DevOps
2 19 (47.50%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (45.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.50%) Web Development
4 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.50%) Kanban
4 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
5 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) Network Design
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.00%) HOOD
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Python
2 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) PHP
4 7 (17.50%) Ruby
4 7 (17.50%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) C++
5 5 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) R
8 1 (2.50%) Golang
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 29 (72.50%) Puppet
2 15 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (35.00%) Vagrant
4 5 (12.50%) Salt
4 5 (12.50%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.00%) Ansible
6 1 (2.50%) logstash
6 1 (2.50%) Graphite
6 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (25.00%) RightScale
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Percona
5 1 (2.50%) Vertica
5 1 (2.50%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau
5 1 (2.50%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Netezza
5 1 (2.50%) hybris
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