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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Route 53
Rank 603 596 594
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Route 53 23 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.018% 0.010%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.59% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 5
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 -
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
3875 2363 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.52% 4.62% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2721 1535 926
Average daily rate £450 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
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 62 83 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +31.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +30.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Route 53 within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Route 53 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Route 53
Top 9 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 14 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
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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 +5 21 £450 +12.50% 2
London +13 12 £475 -24.00% 2
South East +16 6 £450 +12.50%
Staines +13 5 £450 +12.50%
Surrey -3 5 £450 +12.50%
North West - 3 £400 -
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Chester - 2 £400 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

Route 53
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (89.19%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (70.27%) Linux
4 25 (67.57%) Amazon RDS
5 21 (56.76%) Amazon S3
6 20 (54.05%) Java
7 19 (51.35%) DevOps
8 16 (43.24%) Web Services
9 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (37.84%) Puppet
10 14 (37.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (35.14%) RESTful
12 12 (32.43%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (32.43%) Firewall
12 12 (32.43%) Python
12 12 (32.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 11 (29.73%) C#
13 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
14 10 (27.03%) CloudFront
14 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
14 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (27.03%) MySQL
15 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
15 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (24.32%) Big Data
16 8 (21.62%) Apple iOS
16 8 (21.62%) High Availability
16 8 (21.62%) Android
16 8 (21.62%) CA
17 7 (18.92%) SQL

Route 53
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (10.81%) Apache
1 4 (10.81%) Node.js
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) Jetty
2 2 (5.41%) nginx
2 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 37 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (89.19%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (56.76%) Amazon S3
4 14 (37.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (32.43%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (32.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 10 (27.03%) CloudFront
7 7 (18.92%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (13.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (13.51%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (10.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (8.11%) IaaS
10 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (8.11%) PaaS
11 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) HTTP
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) SSH
5 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
3 10 (27.03%) MySQL
4 9 (24.32%) Big Data
5 7 (18.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) Hudson
2 4 (10.81%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) JUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Billing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Developer
3 7 (18.92%) AWS Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (13.51%) AWS Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Azure Architect
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Platform Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Developer
7 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.70%) AWS Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Web Services
2 13 (35.14%) RESTful
3 7 (18.92%) J2EE
3 7 (18.92%) JSON
4 5 (13.51%) LAMP
5 3 (8.11%) .NET
5 3 (8.11%) CSS
5 3 (8.11%) HTML
5 3 (8.11%) HTML5
5 3 (8.11%) SOAP
6 2 (5.41%) CSS3
6 2 (5.41%) ELK Stack
6 2 (5.41%) jQuery
6 2 (5.41%) RequireJS
6 2 (5.41%) Servlets
6 2 (5.41%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) LESS
7 1 (2.70%) Sass
7 1 (2.70%) Symfony
7 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 4 (10.81%) Telematics
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.70%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Android
2 8 (21.62%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.81%) CentOS
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) DevOps
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.62%) High Availability
5 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Android Development
7 4 (10.81%) iOS Development
7 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 4 (10.81%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (10.81%) SOA
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Validation
7 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (8.11%) API Development
8 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
8 3 (8.11%) Open Source
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) Python
3 11 (29.73%) C#
4 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) Ruby
7 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.41%) C
8 2 (5.41%) PHP
9 1 (2.70%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Puppet
2 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) Ansible
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
4 2 (5.41%) Kibana
4 2 (5.41%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) CA
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) RightScale
3 2 (5.41%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Google