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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 194 181 215
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 12 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.65% 6.05% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Average daily rate
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£465 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £393 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +55.55%
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
329 215 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.69% 3.73% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 157 145
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.50 £21.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.05% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £20.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £21.85 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 18 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (57.14%) Puppet
3 11 (52.38%) Python
3 11 (52.38%) Ruby
3 11 (52.38%) DevOps
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (28.57%) UNIX
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Docker
7 5 (23.81%) Mesos
7 5 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Apache
7 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
7 5 (23.81%) Amazon S3
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) JIRA
8 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
8 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (19.05%) Vagrant
8 4 (19.05%) SOA
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.52%) Jetty
4 1 (4.76%) WordPress
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (23.81%) Amazon S3
2 5 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (4.76%) Route 53
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.76%) SaaS
5 1 (4.76%) PaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (14.29%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.76%) DB2
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (9.52%) Gradle
5 1 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (4.76%) EasyMock
5 1 (4.76%) Checkstyle
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) Mockito
5 1 (4.76%) Hudson
5 1 (4.76%) Redmine
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Development Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (14.29%) LAMP
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) Spring
2 3 (14.29%) JPA
2 3 (14.29%) RESTful
2 3 (14.29%) Spring Security
3 2 (9.52%) Spring Web Flow
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (9.52%) JDBC
4 1 (4.76%) JSP
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.76%) JMS
4 1 (4.76%) Java EE
4 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.76%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Hedge funds
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Debian
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) DevOps
2 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) SOA
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Microservices
5 3 (14.29%) Release Management
5 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Python
1 11 (52.38%) Ruby
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) Groovy
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) GlusterFS
2 3 (14.29%) GFS2
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Puppet
2 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (23.81%) Mesos
4 4 (19.05%) Vagrant
5 3 (14.29%) Ansible
5 3 (14.29%) SELinux
6 1 (4.76%) Nagios
6 1 (4.76%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Remedy
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Greenplum
4 1 (4.76%) Akamai
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.76%) Talend
4 1 (4.76%) New Relic
4 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
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