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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 155 194 196
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +2
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 20 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.26% 4.19% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 7
Median daily rate £475 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £344
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +23.63%
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
470 334 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.58% 6.14% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 261 168
Median daily rate £500 £439 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.89% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £272 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.23 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +14.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%

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 August 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 August 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 27 (67.50%) 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 15 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (37.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (37.50%) TeamCity
10 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
10 14 (35.00%) Java
10 14 (35.00%) .NET
10 14 (35.00%) Ruby
11 13 (32.50%) Linux
11 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (32.50%) Public Cloud
12 12 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (30.00%) High Availability
12 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
12 12 (30.00%) C#
12 12 (30.00%) MVC
13 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (27.50%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (27.50%) Microservices
14 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 10 (25.00%) Python

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%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
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%) 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 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (12.50%) Redis
6 4 (10.00%) MySQL
7 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
7 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
8 2 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (5.00%) Big Data
8 2 (5.00%) HBase
9 1 (2.50%) Cloudera CDH
9 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
9 1 (2.50%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 11 (27.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) GoCD
6 2 (5.00%) Hudson
7 1 (2.50%) GitLab
7 1 (2.50%) Grunt
7 1 (2.50%) gulp
7 1 (2.50%) RSpec
7 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
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
4 9 (22.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) Android Developer
5 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
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
5 3 (7.50%) Sensu
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%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) D3.js
7 1 (2.50%) Flask
7 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Derivative
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Android
2 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (12.50%) CentOS
4 3 (7.50%) Debian
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows
5 2 (5.00%) Fedora
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) 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%) Configuration Management
9 8 (20.00%) Open Source
10 4 (10.00%) Migration
11 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
12 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
12 2 (5.00%) Release Management
12 2 (5.00%) Web Development
13 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (2.50%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) Ruby
3 12 (30.00%) C#
4 10 (25.00%) Python
5 8 (20.00%) Clojure
5 8 (20.00%) Objective-C
6 5 (12.50%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) Go
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 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 6 (15.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (20.00%) Ansible
2 8 (20.00%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) Kibana
3 3 (7.50%) logstash
3 3 (7.50%) Terraform
4 2 (5.00%) Consul
4 2 (5.00%) Grafana
4 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (7.50%) Splunk
2 1 (2.50%) Akamai
2 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) NetApp
2 1 (2.50%) New Relic
2 1 (2.50%) RedDot
2 1 (2.50%) Tableau
2 1 (2.50%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) Zend