The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 86 80 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 52 38 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.78% 1.66% 3.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.43% 73.08% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 61
Average daily rate
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£418 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.85% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £301 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £115.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.08% +248.48%
Amazon AWS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
112 52 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.84% 2.27% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 24 80
Average daily rate £400 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £23.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
West Yorkshire -3 47 £425 +21.42% 10
North Yorkshire -7 3 £418 - 6
South Yorkshire -14 1 - - 2
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 48 (67.61%) Linux
2 47 (66.20%) Configuration Management
3 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (47.89%) Python
5 33 (46.48%) Apache
5 33 (46.48%) Amazon EC2
5 33 (46.48%) Puppet
5 33 (46.48%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (45.07%) Bash Shell
7 30 (42.25%) DevOps
8 24 (33.80%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (29.58%) nginx
10 20 (28.17%) Tomcat
10 20 (28.17%) MySQL
11 19 (26.76%) Java
11 19 (26.76%) Ruby
12 17 (23.94%) .NET
13 15 (21.13%) Web Services
13 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
13 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
13 15 (21.13%) Software Engineering
13 15 (21.13%) VMware
13 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
13 15 (21.13%) OpenStack
14 14 (19.72%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (19.72%) Xen
14 14 (19.72%) Google
14 14 (19.72%) HTTP
14 14 (19.72%) IIS

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 33 (46.48%) Apache
2 21 (29.58%) nginx
3 20 (28.17%) Tomcat
4 15 (21.13%) OpenStack
5 14 (19.72%) IIS
6 13 (18.31%) Jetty
6 13 (18.31%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.82%) Node.js
8 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (46.48%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (19.72%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (18.31%) Google App Engine
3 13 (18.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (11.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (11.27%) Route 53
4 8 (11.27%) Amazon S3
5 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (4.23%) Office 365
7 2 (2.82%) IaaS
8 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
2 14 (19.72%) HTTP
3 13 (18.31%) DNS
3 13 (18.31%) DHCP
3 13 (18.31%) FTP
3 13 (18.31%) IPsec
4 12 (16.90%) SSL
5 11 (15.49%) Internet
6 7 (9.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) MySQL
2 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
3 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
3 12 (16.90%) Redis
4 10 (14.08%) Couchbase
4 10 (14.08%) SimpleDB
4 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
5 8 (11.27%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (9.86%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.41%) Big Data
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) Capybara
4 1 (1.41%) Grunt
4 1 (1.41%) RSpec
4 1 (1.41%) Mocha
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Technical Architect
3 12 (16.90%) Architect
3 12 (16.90%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.23%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Web Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 1 (1.41%) Build and Release Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Designer
9 1 (1.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) Web Services
3 13 (18.31%) J2EE
3 13 (18.31%) Servlets
4 11 (15.49%) RESTful
5 7 (9.86%) POSIX
6 4 (5.63%) HTML
6 4 (5.63%) HTML5
7 3 (4.23%) CSS
8 2 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.82%) Sinatra
8 2 (2.82%) Sass
8 2 (2.82%) CSS3
9 1 (1.41%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.41%) Resque
9 1 (1.41%) Ember.js
9 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.41%) REST
9 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) NHS
2 3 (4.23%) Clustering
2 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (67.61%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) UNIX
3 9 (12.68%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Debian
5 1 (1.41%) Fedora
5 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.41%) CentOS
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) Configuration Management
2 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (42.25%) DevOps
4 24 (33.80%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (21.13%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.68%) Open Source
6 9 (12.68%) TDD
6 9 (12.68%) OO
7 8 (11.27%) Service Management
7 8 (11.27%) Scrum
7 8 (11.27%) Automated Testing
7 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.86%) Kanban
8 7 (9.86%) Performance Testing
8 7 (9.86%) Security Testing
8 7 (9.86%) Network Design
8 7 (9.86%) ITIL
9 6 (8.45%) Load Balancing
10 5 (7.04%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) Python
2 32 (45.07%) Bash Shell
3 19 (26.76%) Ruby
3 19 (26.76%) Java
4 5 (7.04%) PHP
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.23%) Perl
7 2 (2.82%) C++
7 2 (2.82%) SQL
8 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
1 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (19.72%) Xen
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) Varnish
3 1 (1.41%) Corosync
3 1 (1.41%) KVM
3 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (46.48%) Puppet
1 33 (46.48%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (15.49%) Salt
3 8 (11.27%) Ansible
4 7 (9.86%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.41%) StatsD
5 1 (1.41%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.41%) Graylog
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
1 15 (21.13%) VMware
2 14 (19.72%) Google
3 12 (16.90%) Rackspace
4 8 (11.27%) Oracle
5 7 (9.86%) hybris
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) Akamai
7 1 (1.41%) Tableau
7 1 (1.41%) Percona
7 1 (1.41%) New Relic
7 1 (1.41%) Apigee
7 1 (1.41%) Mashery
7 1 (1.41%) Teradata
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