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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 150 191 202
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +11
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 13 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.08% 3.62% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Average daily rate £458 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £416 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £583 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £310 £394
% change year-on-year
+40.32% -21.26%
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
319 304 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.20% 5.59% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 222 165
Average daily rate £500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.57 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +69.49%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 24 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (65.38%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) Python
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) DevOps
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (34.62%) TeamCity
6 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 8 (30.77%) Ruby
6 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 8 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
8 6 (23.08%) Amazon S3
8 6 (23.08%) BDD
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (23.08%) TDD
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) Ansible
9 5 (19.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (19.23%) LAMP
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 5 (19.23%) Unix
9 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
9 5 (19.23%) CentOS
9 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 24 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon S3
3 5 (19.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (7.69%) GitHub
5 2 (7.69%) Route 53
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.85%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (3.85%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) HBase
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) TeamCity
2 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (19.23%) Maven
4 4 (15.38%) Ant
4 4 (15.38%) Gerrit
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) GitLab
5 1 (3.85%) Grunt
5 1 (3.85%) gulp
5 1 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Android Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Deployment Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Expert
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) LAMP
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) Java EE
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) React Native
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) Sensu
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Hedge funds
2 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) CentOS
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.69%) Debian
4 2 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (42.31%) DevOps
2 9 (34.62%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
4 6 (23.08%) BDD
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) ETL
5 4 (15.38%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) Android Development
6 3 (11.54%) AOP
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) Release Management
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 8 (30.77%) Ruby
4 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) Clojure
6 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (11.54%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
7 3 (11.54%) PHP
8 2 (7.69%) Perl
9 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
9 1 (3.85%) Go
9 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.85%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
1 4 (15.38%) vCloud
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Grafana
3 1 (3.85%) Kibana
3 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.85%) logstash
3 1 (3.85%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Akamai
5 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.85%) RedDot
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau
5 1 (3.85%) WorldPay
5 1 (3.85%) Zend