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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 100 83 106
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 19 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 1.69% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.58% 64.91% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 16
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£350 £243 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -35.33%
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
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
48 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.98% 2.61% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 44 20
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 £315 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
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 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
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 19 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
West Yorkshire -14 15 £350 +44.32% 4
North Yorkshire - - - - 6
South Yorkshire - - - -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 38 (95.00%) Web Services
2 24 (60.00%) Linux
3 23 (57.50%) Python
4 19 (47.50%) C++
5 18 (45.00%) PHP
5 18 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 15 (37.50%) Ruby
7 14 (35.00%) TDD
7 14 (35.00%) Puppet
7 14 (35.00%) DevOps
8 13 (32.50%) Salt
8 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
9 12 (30.00%) Internet
10 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (22.50%) Amazon S3
11 9 (22.50%) Node.js
12 8 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
12 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
12 8 (20.00%) DNS
13 7 (17.50%) SSL
13 7 (17.50%) Client/Server
13 7 (17.50%) MySQL
13 7 (17.50%) Oracle
13 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
13 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
14 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
14 6 (15.00%) SimpleDB
14 6 (15.00%) Route 53

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (22.50%) Node.js
2 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) Kentico
4 2 (5.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.50%) Mule
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon S3
2 8 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (15.00%) Route 53
4 4 (10.00%) CloudFront
4 4 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (7.50%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (5.00%) IaaS
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Internet
2 8 (20.00%) DNS
3 7 (17.50%) SSL
3 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.00%) SSH
5 3 (7.50%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.50%) MySQL
3 6 (15.00%) SimpleDB
3 6 (15.00%) Couchbase
3 6 (15.00%) Redis
4 4 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.00%) RavenDB
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Maven
2 4 (10.00%) Ant
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) Developer
5 9 (22.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (17.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (7.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Release Manager
7 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Python Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.50%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (2.50%) Cloud Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Administrator
9 1 (2.50%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (2.50%) Environment Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Administrator
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) Web Services
2 4 (10.00%) J2EE
3 3 (7.50%) NHibernate
3 3 (7.50%) JSON
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) LAMP
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) HTML5
4 2 (5.00%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (5.00%) CSS3
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (5.00%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (5.00%) WCF
4 2 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) LINQ
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.50%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.00%) TDD
2 14 (35.00%) DevOps
3 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) SOA
5 4 (10.00%) BDD
5 4 (10.00%) Release Management
5 4 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) MVC
8 1 (2.50%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Kanban
8 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.50%) Change Control
8 1 (2.50%) Scrum
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Python
2 19 (47.50%) C++
3 18 (45.00%) PHP
4 15 (37.50%) Ruby
5 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (12.50%) Perl
7 4 (10.00%) SQL
8 3 (7.50%) C#
8 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.00%) Java
10 1 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (35.00%) Puppet
3 13 (32.50%) Salt
4 2 (5.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Appcelerator
2 2 (5.00%) Sencha
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
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