The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 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 EC2 over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 86 66 95
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +29
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 7 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% 1.80% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.88% 54.17% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 25 1
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£375 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £200
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Amazon EC2
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
32 48 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.95% 3.31% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 6
Average daily rate £375 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £343 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -36.66%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the West Yorkshire region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 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 -22 5 £375 +50.00% 1
Amazon EC2
Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (57.14%) nginx
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Jetty
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Google
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Xen
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Servlets
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 3 (42.86%) Jetty
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Kentico
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (28.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) SSL
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) RavenDB
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (14.29%) SimpleDB
4 1 (14.29%) Redis
4 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) LLBLGen Pro
2 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Development
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Servlets
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (28.57%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (28.57%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Salt
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Sencha
2 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator