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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 139 205 183
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -22
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 27 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.19% 3.01% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 11
Median daily rate £475 £483 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% +20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £397 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
436 366 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 6.18% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 281 171
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.71% +67.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £34.30 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £36.70 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +29.41%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 37 (92.50%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (60.00%) TDD
4 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
5 22 (55.00%) DevOps
6 21 (52.50%) E-Commerce
7 20 (50.00%) BDD
8 18 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (40.00%) TeamCity
10 15 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (37.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
11 14 (35.00%) Java
11 14 (35.00%) .NET
12 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
12 13 (32.50%) Linux
12 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (32.50%) Ruby
13 12 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
13 12 (30.00%) C#
13 12 (30.00%) MVC
13 12 (30.00%) High Availability
13 12 (30.00%) Public Cloud
14 11 (27.50%) Microservices
14 11 (27.50%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (25.00%) Python
15 10 (25.00%) Jenkins

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 37 (92.50%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 8 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (10.00%) Route 53
5 3 (7.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (7.50%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (7.50%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (7.50%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (7.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (5.00%) CloudFront
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (2.50%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 15 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
4 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (12.50%) MySQL
5 5 (12.50%) Redis
6 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (5.00%) Big Data
7 2 (5.00%) HBase
8 1 (2.50%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.50%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 11 (27.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.00%) Hudson
7 1 (2.50%) Ant
7 1 (2.50%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.50%) GitLab
7 1 (2.50%) GoCD
7 1 (2.50%) Grunt
7 1 (2.50%) gulp
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) Maven
7 1 (2.50%) RSpec
7 1 (2.50%) Selenium
7 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) AWS Developer
3 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
3 11 (27.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (27.50%) C# Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Cloud Developer
4 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (22.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Android Developer
5 8 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (17.50%) React Native
5 3 (7.50%) CSS
5 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) HTML5
5 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (5.00%) CSS3
6 2 (5.00%) ELK Stack
6 2 (5.00%) Ember.js
6 2 (5.00%) Java EE
6 2 (5.00%) LAMP
6 2 (5.00%) REST
6 2 (5.00%) Sensu
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) Flask
7 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Derivative
2 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.50%) PKI
2 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Android
2 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.00%) CentOS
4 3 (7.50%) Debian
4 3 (7.50%) Windows
5 2 (5.00%) Fedora
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) TDD
3 22 (55.00%) DevOps
4 21 (52.50%) E-Commerce
5 20 (50.00%) BDD
6 12 (30.00%) High Availability
6 12 (30.00%) MVC
7 11 (27.50%) Microservices
8 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.00%) Android Development
9 8 (20.00%) Open Source
10 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
11 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
11 3 (7.50%) Migration
12 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
12 2 (5.00%) Release Management
12 2 (5.00%) Web Development
13 1 (2.50%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) Ruby
4 12 (30.00%) C#
5 10 (25.00%) Python
6 8 (20.00%) Clojure
6 8 (20.00%) Objective-C
7 5 (12.50%) PHP
8 3 (7.50%) SQL
9 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.00%) Perl
10 1 (2.50%) C
10 1 (2.50%) Go
10 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) vCloud
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (20.00%) Puppet
3 7 (17.50%) Ansible
4 3 (7.50%) Terraform
5 2 (5.00%) Kibana
5 2 (5.00%) logstash
6 1 (2.50%) Consul
6 1 (2.50%) Grafana
6 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.00%) Splunk
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Akamai
3 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) NetApp
3 1 (2.50%) New Relic
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) RedDot
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau
3 1 (2.50%) Zend