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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Route 53
Rank 608 595 526
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -69
Contract jobs citing Route 53 14 5 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.009% 0.098%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 0.22% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 48
Average daily rate
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£458 £300 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.50% +140.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 - £225
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
3259 2248 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.72% 4.11% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 1422 949
Average daily rate £415 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% +6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 54 32
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 2015.

Route 53 Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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 -9 14 £458 +52.50% 7
Cheshire +4 10 £500 - 1
North West -17 10 £500 - 3
Chester -2 7 - - 1
Leeds - 3 £415 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £415 -
Yorkshire - 3 £415 -
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Route 53
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 33 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 33 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (96.97%) Amazon S3
3 30 (90.91%) DevOps
4 29 (87.88%) Puppet
5 24 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (66.67%) Jenkins
7 20 (60.61%) Amazon ELB
7 20 (60.61%) CentOS
7 20 (60.61%) Red Hat
8 19 (57.58%) Vagrant
8 19 (57.58%) Hudson
9 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
10 13 (39.39%) Web Services
10 13 (39.39%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (36.36%) Auto-Scaling
12 11 (33.33%) MySQL
12 11 (33.33%) Maven
12 11 (33.33%) QA
12 11 (33.33%) Open Source
13 10 (30.30%) Linux
13 10 (30.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (24.24%) Redis
14 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
14 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
14 8 (24.24%) Salt
14 8 (24.24%) Apache
14 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
14 8 (24.24%) Windows

Route 53
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (24.24%) Apache
1 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
1 8 (24.24%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 33 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 33 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
2 32 (96.97%) Amazon S3
3 20 (60.61%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (30.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (12.12%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (12.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (12.12%) SaaS
5 4 (12.12%) PaaS
6 3 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (3.03%) CloudFront
7 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
1 7 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) AMQP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (33.33%) MySQL
3 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
3 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
3 8 (24.24%) Redis
4 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
4 7 (21.21%) SimpleDB
4 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
4 7 (21.21%) Couchbase
5 5 (15.15%) Big Data
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 19 (57.58%) Hudson
3 11 (33.33%) Maven
4 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Web Services
2 7 (21.21%) POSIX
3 4 (12.12%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Telematics
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) CentOS
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows
4 7 (21.21%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) SUSE
5 1 (3.03%) Debian
5 1 (3.03%) Fedora
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) DevOps
2 24 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 12 (36.36%) Auto-Scaling
5 11 (33.33%) Open Source
6 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Security Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Kanban
7 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.21%) Service Management
7 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
7 7 (21.21%) TDD
7 7 (21.21%) Network Design
7 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (3.03%) Android Development
10 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Python
1 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (87.88%) Puppet
2 19 (57.58%) Vagrant
3 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (24.24%) Salt
5 7 (21.21%) HAProxy
5 7 (21.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.21%) hybris
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) RightScale