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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 178 188 195
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 18 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.21% 0.083%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.57% 10.61% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+44.58% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
188 132 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.36% 1.98% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 94 70
Average daily rate £450 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 19 (63.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (43.33%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) Python
3 12 (40.00%) Linux
4 11 (36.67%) Apache
5 10 (33.33%) Web Services
5 10 (33.33%) Oracle
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
7 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 8 (26.67%) Ruby
7 8 (26.67%) Amazon S3
7 8 (26.67%) Big Data
7 8 (26.67%) DevOps
7 8 (26.67%) Apache Spark
8 7 (23.33%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (23.33%) MapReduce
8 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
8 7 (23.33%) MySQL
9 6 (20.00%) SOA
9 6 (20.00%) Marketing
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (16.67%) Nagios
10 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.67%) HTML
10 5 (16.67%) SQL
10 5 (16.67%) UNIX
10 5 (16.67%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (36.67%) Apache
2 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (26.67%) Apache Spark
4 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (13.33%) nginx
4 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (10.00%) Apache Solr
6 2 (6.67%) JBoss
7 1 (3.33%) Node.js
7 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (3.33%) Gunicorn
7 1 (3.33%) uWSGI
7 1 (3.33%) Liferay
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
7 1 (3.33%) Jetty
7 1 (3.33%) IIS
7 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (63.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon S3
3 7 (23.33%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.67%) Heroku
5 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.33%) ElastiCache
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) MRTG
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 8 (26.67%) Big Data
3 7 (23.33%) MySQL
4 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.67%) Redis
6 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.33%) JasperReports
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Maven
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Grunt
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.33%) Hudson
3 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
3 2 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) JSF
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Avro
4 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (6.67%) Ajax
5 2 (6.67%) Servlets
5 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 2 (6.67%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) LAMP
5 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.67%) Lucene
5 2 (6.67%) Django
5 2 (6.67%) RESTful
5 2 (6.67%) Memcached
5 2 (6.67%) REST
6 1 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (3.33%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Social Media
2 3 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.67%) Online Games
3 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (23.33%) MapReduce
4 6 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) High Availability
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Low Latency
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) SEO
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Java
1 13 (43.33%) Python
2 8 (26.67%) Ruby
3 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) XenServer
3 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.33%) vCloud
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Nagios
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) Ansible
2 3 (10.00%) SELinux
2 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) Mesos
3 2 (6.67%) logstash
3 2 (6.67%) Opsview
4 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.33%) Cacti
4 1 (3.33%) OpenSSO
4 1 (3.33%) Graphite
4 1 (3.33%) SmokePing
4 1 (3.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 4 (13.33%) Rackspace
3 3 (10.00%) Remedy
3 3 (10.00%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Teradata
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) New Relic
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) BEA
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat