The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 93 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 8 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 1.75% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.38% 40.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
52 66 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.13% 4.28% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 1
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -30 8 £310 +3.33% 6
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 22 (75.86%) Web Services
2 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 19 (65.52%) MySQL
3 18 (62.07%) Python
3 18 (62.07%) Ruby
3 18 (62.07%) Bash Shell
3 18 (62.07%) DevOps
4 16 (55.17%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (51.72%) Puppet
5 15 (51.72%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (51.72%) Apache
6 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
7 12 (41.38%) PHP
7 12 (41.38%) NoSQL
8 11 (37.93%) Node.js
8 11 (37.93%) MongoDB
8 11 (37.93%) C++
9 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
9 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (31.03%) Oracle
10 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
10 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
10 9 (31.03%) DNS
11 8 (27.59%) SSL
11 8 (27.59%) SQL
11 8 (27.59%) Internet
11 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
11 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 8 (27.59%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 15 (51.72%) Apache
2 11 (37.93%) Node.js
3 7 (24.14%) OpenStack
4 5 (17.24%) nginx
5 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.90%) CMS
6 2 (6.90%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3
3 6 (20.69%) Route 53
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 8 (27.59%) SSL
2 8 (27.59%) Internet
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
4 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) MySQL
2 12 (41.38%) NoSQL
3 11 (37.93%) MongoDB
4 8 (27.59%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (24.14%) Redis
5 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
5 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
6 5 (17.24%) Couchbase
6 5 (17.24%) SimpleDB
7 4 (13.79%) RavenDB
7 4 (13.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) LLBLGen Pro
2 2 (6.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) JSON
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
3 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) WCF
3 4 (13.79%) jQuery
3 4 (13.79%) CSS3
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (10.34%) NHibernate
5 2 (6.90%) POSIX
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (6.90%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (3.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (6.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) DevOps
2 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
3 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (27.59%) TDD
5 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.24%) Kanban
6 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) MVC
7 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) Network Design
9 2 (6.90%) Change Control
9 2 (6.90%) Release Management
9 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
10 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Python
1 18 (62.07%) Ruby
1 18 (62.07%) Bash Shell
2 12 (41.38%) PHP
3 11 (37.93%) C++
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) Perl
8 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) Puppet
1 15 (51.72%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (20.69%) Salt
3 5 (17.24%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.90%) Sencha
3 2 (6.90%) Percona
3 2 (6.90%) Appcelerator
4 1 (3.45%) SAP