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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Route 53
Rank 564 562 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Route 53 28 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.016% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.43% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -
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
1962 1294 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.62% 2.53% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 822 493
Average daily rate £440 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 24 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -14.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £11.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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 24 December 2014.

Route 53 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Route 53
Top 12 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 24 December 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 -10 26 £450 +28.57% 3
London +14 6 £463 +23.33% 3
South East - 5 £475 -
Yorkshire -8 4 - -
Leeds -11 4 - -
West Yorkshire -11 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
Scotland - 2 £213 - 1
City of London - 1 - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Marlow - - - -

Route 53
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (72.34%) Amazon S3
2 34 (72.34%) Amazon ELB
3 33 (70.21%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (61.70%) Puppet
5 28 (59.57%) DevOps
6 24 (51.06%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (51.06%) Web Services
7 23 (48.94%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (46.81%) Linux
9 21 (44.68%) Jenkins
10 19 (40.43%) Configuration Management
11 18 (38.30%) Red Hat
11 18 (38.30%) CentOS
11 18 (38.30%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (36.17%) Vagrant
13 16 (34.04%) MySQL
14 15 (31.91%) QA
14 15 (31.91%) Maven
14 15 (31.91%) SaaS
15 14 (29.79%) Apache
16 13 (27.66%) Tomcat
16 13 (27.66%) DNS
16 13 (27.66%) RightScale
16 13 (27.66%) Hudson
17 12 (25.53%) DHCP
18 11 (23.40%) Oracle
18 11 (23.40%) PHP
18 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (21.28%) SQL

Route 53
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (29.79%) Apache
2 13 (27.66%) Tomcat
3 7 (14.89%) nginx
4 6 (12.77%) Node.js
5 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.26%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 47 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (72.34%) Amazon ELB
2 34 (72.34%) Amazon S3
3 33 (70.21%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (31.91%) SaaS
5 10 (21.28%) PaaS
6 4 (8.51%) CloudFront
7 2 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (4.26%) ElastiCache
7 2 (4.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (2.13%) IaaS
8 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) DNS
2 12 (25.53%) DHCP
3 8 (17.02%) Firewall
4 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.51%) SSL
6 3 (6.38%) HTTP
7 2 (4.26%) Internet
7 2 (4.26%) Network Security
8 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (34.04%) MySQL
3 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.77%) Redis
4 4 (8.51%) Big Data
5 3 (6.38%) Couchbase
5 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.38%) SimpleDB
5 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.91%) Maven
3 13 (27.66%) Hudson
4 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.51%) Ant
5 2 (4.26%) JUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.26%) Gradle
5 2 (4.26%) Grunt
General
1 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Music Industry
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.38%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) LAMP
3 5 (10.64%) J2EE
4 2 (4.26%) Servlets
4 2 (4.26%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) POSIX
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) RESTful
5 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Open Source
3 6 (12.77%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 18 (38.30%) CentOS
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) UNIX
4 3 (6.38%) Debian
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) VMS
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) DevOps
2 23 (48.94%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (40.43%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.77%) Web Development
4 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.64%) Refactoring
5 5 (10.64%) Kanban
5 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.51%) Security Testing
6 4 (8.51%) SOA
6 4 (8.51%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.38%) Network Design
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.26%) Release Management
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.26%) OO
8 2 (4.26%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) PHP
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) Python
3 9 (19.15%) Ruby
3 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
4 7 (14.89%) Java
5 6 (12.77%) C++
6 4 (8.51%) Perl
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.26%) PHP5
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (61.70%) Puppet
2 18 (38.30%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (36.17%) Vagrant
4 5 (10.64%) HAProxy
5 4 (8.51%) Salt
6 1 (2.13%) Graphite
6 1 (2.13%) Ansible
6 1 (2.13%) logstash
6 1 (2.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Red Hat
2 13 (27.66%) RightScale
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Percona
4 2 (4.26%) Sony
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
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