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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Route 53
Rank 591 517 582
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +65
Contract jobs citing Route 53 15 75 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.14% 0.046%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.76% 5.98% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 65 6
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£335 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.14% -19.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £243 £300
% change year-on-year
+49.48% -19.16%
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
1969 1255 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.43% 2.38% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 847 454
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.90 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £46.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -21.15%

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 14 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 16 September 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 -63 14 £335 +38.14% 4
London -12 5 £325 +160.00% 2
Yorkshire -25 5 £343 +41.23% 1
Cheshire +3 3 £400 -
North West -10 3 £400 +3.22%
South East -7 1 £375 -31.81% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 - 1
Staines - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Route 53
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 33 (94.29%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
2 30 (85.71%) Amazon S3
3 27 (77.14%) Amazon ELB
4 26 (74.29%) DevOps
4 26 (74.29%) Puppet
5 24 (68.57%) Hudson
5 24 (68.57%) Jenkins
6 23 (65.71%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (62.86%) Vagrant
8 21 (60.00%) CentOS
8 21 (60.00%) Maven
8 21 (60.00%) Red Hat
9 20 (57.14%) SaaS
10 19 (54.29%) PaaS
10 19 (54.29%) RightScale
10 19 (54.29%) Configuration Management
11 18 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (48.57%) DHCP
12 17 (48.57%) DNS
12 17 (48.57%) QA
13 16 (45.71%) Firewall
13 16 (45.71%) Open Source
14 11 (31.43%) Web Services
15 10 (28.57%) Linux
15 10 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (25.71%) MySQL
16 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
17 8 (22.86%) Apache
18 7 (20.00%) Ruby

Route 53
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.86%) Apache
3 5 (14.29%) nginx
4 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (11.43%) Jetty
4 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 33 (94.29%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
2 30 (85.71%) Amazon S3
3 27 (77.14%) Amazon ELB
4 20 (57.14%) SaaS
5 19 (54.29%) PaaS
6 4 (11.43%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.86%) IaaS
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) DHCP
1 17 (48.57%) DNS
2 16 (45.71%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) HTTP
4 3 (8.57%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) Big Data
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) SimpleDB
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Redis
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (68.57%) Hudson
1 24 (68.57%) Jenkins
2 21 (60.00%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) Ant
3 4 (11.43%) JUnit
3 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (5.71%) Music Industry
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
3 2 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (2.86%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Web Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.86%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) J2EE
2 5 (14.29%) LAMP
3 4 (11.43%) Servlets
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (45.71%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) CentOS
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) VMS
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) DevOps
2 23 (65.71%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (54.29%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.43%) SOA
5 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
5 4 (11.43%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) MVC
6 2 (5.71%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
7 1 (2.86%) Network Design
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Web Development
7 1 (2.86%) Release Management
7 1 (2.86%) Kanban
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Ruby
2 6 (17.14%) PHP
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) PHP5
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (48.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (74.29%) Puppet
2 22 (62.86%) Vagrant
3 10 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 19 (54.29%) RightScale
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Sony
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