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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 87 62 87
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 15 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.91% 2.30% 1.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.39% 68.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £190.00 - -
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
31 50 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.88% 3.38% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 16
Average daily rate £350 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 23 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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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 -20 12 £350 +40.00% 3
Bradford - - - -
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (94.29%) Web Services
2 23 (65.71%) Linux
3 22 (62.86%) Python
4 18 (51.43%) C++
4 18 (51.43%) PHP
5 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 14 (40.00%) Ruby
7 13 (37.14%) TDD
7 13 (37.14%) DevOps
7 13 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (37.14%) Puppet
8 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
8 12 (34.29%) Salt
8 12 (34.29%) Internet
9 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (25.71%) Node.js
11 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
11 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
11 8 (22.86%) DNS
12 7 (20.00%) SSL
12 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
12 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 6 (17.14%) Redis
13 6 (17.14%) Couchbase
13 6 (17.14%) SimpleDB
14 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
15 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
15 4 (11.43%) Amazon RDS

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (25.71%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) Kentico
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.71%) Route 53
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Internet
2 8 (22.86%) DNS
3 7 (20.00%) SSL
3 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) SSH
5 3 (8.57%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
1 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
2 6 (17.14%) Redis
2 6 (17.14%) Couchbase
2 6 (17.14%) SimpleDB
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.71%) RavenDB
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) LLBLGen Pro
2 2 (5.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 15 (42.86%) Cloud Engineer
2 13 (37.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Developer
4 8 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Python Developer
6 3 (8.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Release Manager
6 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Environment Manager
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.57%) LAMP
2 3 (8.57%) NHibernate
2 3 (8.57%) JSON
3 2 (5.71%) WCF
3 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 2 (5.71%) HTML5
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) CSS3
3 2 (5.71%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (5.71%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) Spring Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) POSIX
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) iPhone
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (5.71%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 13 (37.14%) TDD
2 13 (37.14%) DevOps
3 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.43%) Release Management
6 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) MVC
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.86%) Network Design
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) Change Control
8 1 (2.86%) Kanban
8 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.86%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Python
2 18 (51.43%) PHP
2 18 (51.43%) C++
3 14 (40.00%) Ruby
4 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.43%) Perl
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.71%) Java
8 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Puppet
1 13 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (34.29%) Salt
3 2 (5.71%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Sencha
2 2 (5.71%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com