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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 99 99 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 48 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.51% 0.83% 1.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.29% 41.67% 58.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 36
Average daily rate
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£478 £350 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.42% +44.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £302 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +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
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
136 48 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.29% 2.00% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 25 53
Average daily rate £405 £335 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.89% +41.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £360 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -9 34 £484 +38.21% 12
South Yorkshire -4 11 £405 +35.00% 1
North Yorkshire -5 2 £418 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 61 (68.54%) Linux
2 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (56.18%) Configuration Management
4 42 (47.19%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (47.19%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (44.94%) Apache
6 39 (43.82%) Java
6 39 (43.82%) Puppet
7 37 (41.57%) DevOps
7 37 (41.57%) VMware
8 34 (38.20%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (38.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (37.08%) nginx
9 33 (37.08%) Google
9 33 (37.08%) .NET
10 32 (35.96%) Tomcat
10 32 (35.96%) Python
10 32 (35.96%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (34.83%) Google Cloud Platform
11 31 (34.83%) Jenkins
12 30 (33.71%) Google App Engine
12 30 (33.71%) TCP/IP
13 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
14 28 (31.46%) HTTP
15 27 (30.34%) IIS
15 27 (30.34%) Xen
16 26 (29.21%) IPsec
16 26 (29.21%) DNS
16 26 (29.21%) DHCP
16 26 (29.21%) FTP

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 40 (44.94%) Apache
2 33 (37.08%) nginx
3 32 (35.96%) Tomcat
4 27 (30.34%) IIS
5 26 (29.21%) Jetty
6 25 (28.09%) WebSphere
7 10 (11.24%) OpenStack
8 9 (10.11%) Node.js
9 2 (2.25%) Confluence
10 1 (1.12%) JBoss
10 1 (1.12%) Joomla!
10 1 (1.12%) NServiceBus
10 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (47.19%) Amazon EC2
2 32 (35.96%) Cloud Computing
3 31 (34.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (33.71%) Google App Engine
5 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (6.74%) Amazon S3
6 6 (6.74%) Route 53
6 6 (6.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (4.49%) IaaS
8 3 (3.37%) Office 365
9 1 (1.12%) GitHub
9 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (33.71%) TCP/IP
2 28 (31.46%) HTTP
3 26 (29.21%) IPsec
3 26 (29.21%) DNS
3 26 (29.21%) DHCP
3 26 (29.21%) FTP
4 24 (26.97%) SSL
5 9 (10.11%) Internet
6 6 (6.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.25%) Firewall
8 1 (1.12%) MPLS
8 1 (1.12%) DMZ
8 1 (1.12%) VPN
8 1 (1.12%) LAN
8 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) MySQL
2 12 (13.48%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.99%) Redis
5 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.74%) SimpleDB
6 6 (6.74%) Couchbase
6 6 (6.74%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.62%) Hadoop
7 5 (5.62%) Big Data
8 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.62%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.49%) Maven
4 4 (4.49%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.37%) Grunt
5 3 (3.37%) Subversion
5 3 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.37%) Mocha
6 2 (2.25%) FishEye
6 2 (2.25%) JIRA
6 2 (2.25%) Selenium
6 2 (2.25%) Capybara
7 1 (1.12%) Gradle
7 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.12%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.12%) Ant
7 1 (1.12%) PVCS
7 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (22.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (19.10%) Architect
3 15 (16.85%) Technical Architect
4 11 (12.36%) Software Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Consultant
8 6 (6.74%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.37%) UNIX Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.25%) Web Engineer
11 2 (2.25%) Designer
11 2 (2.25%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.08%) .NET
2 25 (28.09%) J2EE
2 25 (28.09%) Servlets
3 14 (15.73%) Web Services
4 13 (14.61%) RESTful
5 8 (8.99%) HTML
6 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.74%) CSS
7 6 (6.74%) POSIX
7 6 (6.74%) HTML5
8 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.37%) Ember.js
8 3 (3.37%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.25%) Sass
9 2 (2.25%) jQuery
9 2 (2.25%) LAMP
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.25%) Sinatra
9 2 (2.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) NHS
2 4 (4.49%) Visualisation
2 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.25%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.12%) Tandem
4 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.12%) User Experience
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (68.54%) Linux
2 15 (16.85%) UNIX
3 14 (15.73%) Windows
4 3 (3.37%) CentOS
5 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (1.12%) Debian
6 1 (1.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (56.18%) Configuration Management
3 37 (41.57%) DevOps
4 34 (38.20%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (25.84%) Open Source
6 17 (19.10%) Unit Testing
6 17 (19.10%) Automated Testing
7 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.48%) OO
9 9 (10.11%) ITIL
9 9 (10.11%) Scrum
9 9 (10.11%) TDD
10 8 (8.99%) Service Management
11 6 (6.74%) Network Design
11 6 (6.74%) Performance Testing
11 6 (6.74%) Security Testing
11 6 (6.74%) Kanban
11 6 (6.74%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.62%) Requirements Management
13 4 (4.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.82%) Java
2 32 (35.96%) Python
3 26 (29.21%) Bash Shell
4 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
5 15 (16.85%) Ruby
6 6 (6.74%) Perl
7 5 (5.62%) PHP
7 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.49%) R
8 4 (4.49%) SQL
9 2 (2.25%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) C
10 1 (1.12%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (38.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (30.34%) Xen
3 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.37%) vSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Varnish
5 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.12%) vCloud
5 1 (1.12%) Corosync
5 1 (1.12%) KVM
5 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (47.19%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (43.82%) Puppet
3 9 (10.11%) Ansible
4 7 (7.87%) HAProxy
5 6 (6.74%) Salt
6 4 (4.49%) StatsD
6 4 (4.49%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.12%) SCCM
7 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.12%) yum
7 1 (1.12%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.12%) Graylog
7 1 (1.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 37 (41.57%) VMware
2 33 (37.08%) Google
3 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.36%) Oracle
5 10 (11.24%) Rackspace
6 6 (6.74%) hybris
7 4 (4.49%) Tableau
7 4 (4.49%) Teradata
7 4 (4.49%) Citrix
7 4 (4.49%) SaltStack
7 4 (4.49%) Apigee
7 4 (4.49%) Mashery
8 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco
9 1 (1.12%) Sun
9 1 (1.12%) HP
9 1 (1.12%) Percona
9 1 (1.12%) New Relic
9 1 (1.12%) Akamai