The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 67 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.84% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.65% 17.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.62% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Cloud Services Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
43 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.97% 4.68% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 7
Average daily rate £388 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £350 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (60.00%) Marketing
4 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 6 (60.00%) Puppet
4 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
5 5 (50.00%) Spring
5 5 (50.00%) CentOS
5 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) Electronics
5 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (50.00%) DTV
5 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) MySQL
5 5 (50.00%) SAP
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (40.00%) SaaS
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) PHP5

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon S3
3 4 (40.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (10.00%) Route 53
5 1 (10.00%) GitHub
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) GitLab
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Servlets
4 2 (20.00%) LAMP
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Memcached
5 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) Fedora
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) PHP5
5 3 (30.00%) Go
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Groovy
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
1 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (10.00%) VMware