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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 85 82 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 33 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.46% 0.84% 2.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.38% 48.28% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 36
Average daily rate
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£488 £350 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +44.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £299 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -
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
96 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.23% 1.73% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 17 46
Average daily rate £475 £350 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 -10 31 £494 +41.07% 10
Amazon AWS
Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 46 (63.01%) Linux
2 44 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (50.68%) Configuration Management
4 31 (42.47%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (39.73%) Python
6 28 (38.36%) Apache
6 28 (38.36%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (36.99%) Java
8 25 (34.25%) Puppet
8 25 (34.25%) DevOps
9 24 (32.88%) Bash Shell
10 23 (31.51%) .NET
10 23 (31.51%) VMware
10 23 (31.51%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (30.14%) Cloud Computing
12 21 (28.77%) Google
12 21 (28.77%) Tomcat
12 21 (28.77%) nginx
13 19 (26.03%) Google App Engine
13 19 (26.03%) Jenkins
13 19 (26.03%) Google Cloud Platform
13 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
13 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
14 17 (23.29%) HTTP
15 16 (21.92%) IPsec
15 16 (21.92%) DHCP
15 16 (21.92%) FTP
15 16 (21.92%) DNS
15 16 (21.92%) Xen

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (38.36%) Apache
2 21 (28.77%) Tomcat
2 21 (28.77%) nginx
3 15 (20.55%) IIS
3 15 (20.55%) Jetty
3 15 (20.55%) WebSphere
4 10 (13.70%) OpenStack
5 8 (10.96%) Node.js
6 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.37%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.37%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (42.47%) Amazon EC2
2 22 (30.14%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (26.03%) Google App Engine
3 19 (26.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (8.22%) Amazon S3
5 6 (8.22%) Route 53
5 6 (8.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (4.11%) IaaS
6 3 (4.11%) Office 365
7 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.37%) GitHub
7 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
2 17 (23.29%) HTTP
3 16 (21.92%) IPsec
3 16 (21.92%) DNS
3 16 (21.92%) DHCP
3 16 (21.92%) FTP
4 14 (19.18%) SSL
5 8 (10.96%) Internet
6 6 (8.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.37%) MPLS
7 1 (1.37%) Firewall
7 1 (1.37%) LAN
7 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) MySQL
2 12 (16.44%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.96%) Redis
4 6 (8.22%) SimpleDB
4 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.22%) Couchbase
4 6 (8.22%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.85%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.85%) Big Data
6 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Maven
3 3 (4.11%) Grunt
3 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.11%) Mocha
3 3 (4.11%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.74%) Capybara
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.37%) FishEye
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.37%) RSpec
5 1 (1.37%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.07%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Architect
1 17 (23.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Technical Architect
3 11 (15.07%) Software Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Web Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Designer
9 2 (2.74%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Digital Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Digital Technical Architect
10 1 (1.37%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) .NET
2 15 (20.55%) J2EE
2 15 (20.55%) Servlets
3 13 (17.81%) RESTful
4 12 (16.44%) Web Services
5 7 (9.59%) HTML
5 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.22%) CSS
6 6 (8.22%) POSIX
6 6 (8.22%) HTML5
7 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (4.11%) Ember.js
7 3 (4.11%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.74%) Sass
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.74%) Sinatra
8 2 (2.74%) REST
8 2 (2.74%) CSS3
9 1 (1.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) NHS
2 4 (5.48%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.01%) Linux
2 11 (15.07%) UNIX
2 11 (15.07%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) CentOS
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Fedora
4 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.68%) Configuration Management
3 25 (34.25%) DevOps
4 23 (31.51%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.44%) OO
6 12 (16.44%) Open Source
7 8 (10.96%) Service Management
7 8 (10.96%) TDD
7 8 (10.96%) Scrum
8 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Performance Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Security Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Kanban
9 6 (8.22%) Network Design
9 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.85%) ITIL
10 5 (6.85%) Requirements Management
11 4 (5.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) Python
2 27 (36.99%) Java
3 24 (32.88%) Bash Shell
4 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.07%) Ruby
6 4 (5.48%) R
6 4 (5.48%) PHP
7 3 (4.11%) SQL
7 3 (4.11%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 22 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (21.92%) Xen
3 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (38.36%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (34.25%) Puppet
3 9 (12.33%) Ansible
4 6 (8.22%) HAProxy
4 6 (8.22%) Salt
5 4 (5.48%) StatsD
6 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.37%) yum
7 1 (1.37%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.37%) logstash
7 1 (1.37%) Graylog
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) VMware
2 21 (28.77%) Google
3 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.07%) Oracle
5 9 (12.33%) Rackspace
6 6 (8.22%) hybris
7 4 (5.48%) Tableau
7 4 (5.48%) Teradata
7 4 (5.48%) Citrix
7 4 (5.48%) Apigee
7 4 (5.48%) Mashery
8 3 (4.11%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.37%) New Relic
9 1 (1.37%) Akamai
9 1 (1.37%) Splunk
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco
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