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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 140 155 182
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +27
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 22 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.30% 3.62% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 12
Median daily rate £494 £432 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.29% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
415 221 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.97% 6.39% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 187 213
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.92 £26.32 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.31% +34.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 29 (72.50%) DevOps
3 19 (47.50%) High Availability
3 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (45.00%) TDD
4 18 (45.00%) Python
5 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 17 (42.50%) Docker
6 16 (40.00%) Java
6 16 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 16 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (40.00%) BDD
7 15 (37.50%) Linux
8 14 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (35.00%) Public Cloud
9 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (32.50%) C#
10 12 (30.00%) .NET
10 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (30.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (30.00%) TeamCity
10 12 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (30.00%) Microservices
11 11 (27.50%) Hadoop
11 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (27.50%) MVC
12 10 (25.00%) Ansible

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 14 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 37 (92.50%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (15.00%) Amazon S3
5 5 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (5.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
7 1 (2.50%) Office 365
7 1 (2.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) DSL
2 1 (2.50%) IPsec
2 1 (2.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 12 (30.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) GoCD
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.50%) JMeter
5 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
1 7 (17.50%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) AWS Developer
3 13 (32.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
5 11 (27.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (27.50%) Cloud Developer
6 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (22.50%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (22.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (17.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) Architect
9 4 (10.00%) AWS Architect
9 4 (10.00%) DevOps Architect
9 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
10 3 (7.50%) Android Developer
10 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
1 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.50%) React Native
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) RESTful
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) Django
5 1 (2.50%) Doctrine
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) LAMP
5 1 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.50%) Polymer
5 1 (2.50%) Sensu
5 1 (2.50%) Symfony
5 1 (2.50%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) DevOps
2 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) High Availability
3 18 (45.00%) TDD
4 16 (40.00%) BDD
4 16 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (30.00%) Microservices
6 11 (27.50%) MVC
7 7 (17.50%) Auto-Scaling
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.50%) Open Source
10 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
11 3 (7.50%) Android Development
11 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (5.00%) Migration
12 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
13 1 (2.50%) Change Management
13 1 (2.50%) SEO
13 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Python
2 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 16 (40.00%) Java
4 13 (32.50%) C#
5 9 (22.50%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.50%) Clojure
6 3 (7.50%) Go
6 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
6 3 (7.50%) Scala
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (25.00%) Ansible
3 4 (10.00%) Terraform
4 3 (7.50%) Puppet
5 1 (2.50%) Consul
5 1 (2.50%) Grafana
5 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.50%) Kibana
5 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.50%) logstash
5 1 (2.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) Citrix
2 1 (2.50%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Splunk
2 1 (2.50%) VMware