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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 174 201 178
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 17 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.56% 6.49% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 10
Average daily rate
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£421 £325 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.61% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £305 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £465 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
225 154 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.34% 2.51% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 113 84
Average daily rate £450 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £261 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, 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 30 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) Amazon S3
4 13 (37.14%) Apache
5 12 (34.29%) Python
5 12 (34.29%) Java
5 12 (34.29%) Linux
5 12 (34.29%) DevOps
6 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (31.43%) Hadoop
7 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 10 (28.57%) Oracle
8 9 (25.71%) Ruby
8 9 (25.71%) MapReduce
8 9 (25.71%) Big Data
8 9 (25.71%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (25.71%) Apache Spark
9 8 (22.86%) Puppet
9 8 (22.86%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (22.86%) Finance
10 7 (20.00%) UNIX
10 7 (20.00%) SOA
10 7 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (17.14%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (17.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (17.14%) Marketing
11 6 (17.14%) JIRA
11 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
11 6 (17.14%) Web Services
11 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 13 (37.14%) Apache
2 9 (25.71%) Apache Spark
3 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (5.71%) nginx
6 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.86%) Node.js
7 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 9 (25.71%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (17.14%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (17.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (8.57%) ElastiCache
6 3 (8.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.86%) SaaS
7 1 (2.86%) PaaS
7 1 (2.86%) Heroku
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.86%) Route 53
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) MRTG
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Hadoop
2 9 (25.71%) Big Data
3 8 (22.86%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
5 4 (11.43%) MySQL
6 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
6 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (8.57%) Redis
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) Maven
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.71%) Subversion
5 2 (5.71%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Marketing
3 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.71%) Games
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Development Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (5.71%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) Apache Avro
4 2 (5.71%) LAMP
4 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.71%) Lucene
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) Memcached
4 2 (5.71%) JSF
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) Guice
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) Hedge funds
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
4 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) Open Source
4 3 (8.57%) Social Media
5 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 2 (5.71%) Online Games
5 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Android
3 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.57%) Windows
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) DevOps
3 9 (25.71%) MapReduce
4 7 (20.00%) SOA
5 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) High Availability
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) B2C
8 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
1 12 (34.29%) Python
2 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 9 (25.71%) Ruby
4 4 (11.43%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) OCFS2
2 5 (14.29%) GlusterFS
2 5 (14.29%) GFS2
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
3 1 (2.86%) vCloud
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Nagios
2 5 (14.29%) SELinux
3 3 (8.57%) Mesos
4 2 (5.71%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) logstash
4 2 (5.71%) Opsview
4 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.86%) SmokePing
5 1 (2.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) IBM
2 5 (14.29%) Remedy
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Akamai
3 3 (8.57%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.71%) New Relic
4 2 (5.71%) Teradata
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Dell