The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 105 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +19
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 3 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.17% 2.42% 1.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.11% 86.49% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 19
Average daily rate £425 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-64.09% -
Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
37 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.05% 2.79% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 23
Average daily rate £353 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.20% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the West Yorkshire region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -46 3 £425 +70.00% 2
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Amazon AWS 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 Amazon AWS.

1 33 (100.00%) Web Services
2 31 (93.94%) C++
2 31 (93.94%) PHP
2 31 (93.94%) Python
2 31 (93.94%) Ruby
3 28 (84.85%) Degree
3 28 (84.85%) Software Engineering
3 28 (84.85%) Client/Server
3 28 (84.85%) Linux
3 28 (84.85%) Bash Shell
3 28 (84.85%) Node.js
4 25 (75.76%) Load Balancing
4 25 (75.76%) TCP/IP
4 25 (75.76%) DNS
4 25 (75.76%) SSL
4 25 (75.76%) Internet
5 5 (15.15%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) MVC
6 3 (9.09%) Google
6 3 (9.09%) PHP5
6 3 (9.09%) jQuery
6 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.09%) OOP
6 3 (9.09%) XML
6 3 (9.09%) MySQL
6 3 (9.09%) CSS
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
6 3 (9.09%) Puppet
6 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Amazon AWS 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 Amazon AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (84.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) TCP/IP
1 25 (75.76%) DNS
1 25 (75.76%) SSL
1 25 (75.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) CouchDB
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 15 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 15 (45.45%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) Python Developer
4 3 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) jQuery
2 3 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) Symfony
3 2 (6.06%) Akka
3 2 (6.06%) Play Framework
3 2 (6.06%) SVG
3 2 (6.06%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 28 (84.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Software Engineering
2 25 (75.76%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.15%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C++
1 31 (93.94%) PHP
1 31 (93.94%) Python
1 31 (93.94%) Ruby
2 28 (84.85%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) PHP5
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Google
1 3 (9.09%) Facebook
1 3 (9.09%) Twitter
2 1 (3.03%) Zend