The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 137 166 194
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +28
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 13 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.51% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.28% 9.74% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 6
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £383 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £660 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
London

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

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
207 267 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.58% 5.21% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 200 103
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.64 £17.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +33.43%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) DevOps
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 9 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (44.44%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 6 (33.33%) Maven
7 6 (33.33%) Amazon S3
8 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (27.78%) BDD
8 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) LAMP
8 5 (27.78%) Apache
8 5 (27.78%) Web Services
8 5 (27.78%) Unix
9 4 (22.22%) SOA
9 4 (22.22%) ETL
9 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle
9 4 (22.22%) Ant
9 4 (22.22%) WebLogic

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 3 (16.67%) JBoss
5 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
6 1 (5.56%) CMS
6 1 (5.56%) Node.js
6 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (5.56%) GitHub
6 1 (5.56%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
4 6 (33.33%) Maven
5 4 (22.22%) Ant
5 4 (22.22%) Gerrit
5 4 (22.22%) JIRA
5 4 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Deployment Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) LAMP
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (16.67%) RESTful
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Fintech
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) AOP
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby
5 3 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
6 1 (5.56%) Clojure
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) vCloud
2 3 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (5.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) WorldPay