The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Route 53
Rank 582 512 566
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +54
Contract jobs citing Route 53 6 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.100% 0.040%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.33% 4.39% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 49 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £125 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £225 £350
% change year-on-year
- -35.71%
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%

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 18 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 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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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 -76 5 £300 +140.00% 8
London -4 3 £300 +140.00% 5
Chester - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
North West - 2 - - 1
South East - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Route 53
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 36 (94.74%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (89.47%) Puppet
2 34 (89.47%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (86.84%) Amazon S3
4 32 (84.21%) DevOps
5 31 (81.58%) Jenkins
5 31 (81.58%) Hudson
6 30 (78.95%) Amazon ELB
6 30 (78.95%) CentOS
7 29 (76.32%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (76.32%) Vagrant
8 28 (73.68%) Red Hat
9 26 (68.42%) Configuration Management
9 26 (68.42%) RightScale
10 25 (65.79%) Firewall
11 24 (63.16%) Open Source
12 23 (60.53%) DNS
12 23 (60.53%) DHCP
12 23 (60.53%) Maven
13 20 (52.63%) QA
14 17 (44.74%) SaaS
14 17 (44.74%) PaaS
15 13 (34.21%) Linux
16 10 (26.32%) Apache
16 10 (26.32%) Ruby
17 9 (23.68%) Big Data
18 8 (21.05%) nginx
18 8 (21.05%) Java
19 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
19 7 (18.42%) JUnit

Route 53
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (26.32%) Apache
2 8 (21.05%) nginx
3 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.42%) Jetty
3 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
3 7 (18.42%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 36 (94.74%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (89.47%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (86.84%) Amazon S3
4 30 (78.95%) Amazon ELB
5 17 (44.74%) SaaS
5 17 (44.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) Firewall
2 23 (60.53%) DNS
2 23 (60.53%) DHCP
3 7 (18.42%) HTTP
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) SMTP
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Big Data
2 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (7.89%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (81.58%) Jenkins
1 31 (81.58%) Hudson
2 23 (60.53%) Maven
3 7 (18.42%) JUnit
3 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.26%) Subversion
5 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (5.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) Developer
3 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
3 2 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Web Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
4 1 (2.63%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (2.63%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (2.63%) Administrator
4 1 (2.63%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Servlets
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) LAMP
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) Sinatra
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (63.16%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) CentOS
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) DevOps
2 29 (76.32%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (68.42%) Configuration Management
4 7 (18.42%) Performance Testing
4 7 (18.42%) JVM Tuning
5 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.26%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Ruby
2 8 (21.05%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) PHP5
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (52.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Varnish
1 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (89.47%) Puppet
2 29 (76.32%) Vagrant
3 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.26%) Nagios
4 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
4 2 (5.26%) Ansible
5 1 (2.63%) Salt
5 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.63%) Cacti
5 1 (2.63%) Munin
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 26 (68.42%) RightScale
3 2 (5.26%) Sony
4 1 (2.63%) F5
4 1 (2.63%) New Relic
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco