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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
London / City of London
Rank 128 150 169
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +19
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 20 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.90% 3.75% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 15
Median daily rate £525 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
408 240 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.99% 7.48% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 193 208
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.16 £29.64 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.36% +66.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 29 (87.88%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 19 (57.58%) DevOps
4 16 (48.48%) Docker
4 16 (48.48%) Python
5 15 (45.45%) Java
6 14 (42.42%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) Amazon S3
9 8 (24.24%) High Availability
9 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (24.24%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) Auto-Scaling
10 7 (21.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
10 7 (21.21%) Ansible
10 7 (21.21%) Financial Institution
10 7 (21.21%) TDD
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (15.15%) Scala
12 5 (15.15%) Ruby
12 5 (15.15%) JIRA
12 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
12 5 (15.15%) Web Services
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (12.12%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (12.12%) IIS
13 4 (12.12%) Windows

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 4 (12.12%) Confluence
1 4 (12.12%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.06%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 29 (87.88%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 10 (30.30%) Amazon S3
4 7 (21.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (12.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (9.09%) Route 53
8 2 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (6.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (3.03%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
9 1 (3.03%) Office 365
9 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) DSL
2 1 (3.03%) IPsec
2 1 (3.03%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.03%) Event Store
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 4 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (3.03%) JMeter
5 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.03%) Mocha
5 1 (3.03%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) AWS Architect
4 5 (15.15%) AWS Developer
5 4 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) Django
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Pandas
3 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
3 2 (6.06%) TensorFlow
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) Akka
4 1 (3.03%) Doctrine
4 1 (3.03%) Flask
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.03%) Polymer
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.03%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) DevOps
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (24.24%) High Availability
4 7 (21.21%) Auto-Scaling
4 7 (21.21%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) BDD
6 2 (6.06%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) Machine Learning
6 2 (6.06%) Microservices
6 2 (6.06%) Open Source
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.03%) OWASP
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Python
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) Ruby
3 5 (15.15%) Scala
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) Go
6 2 (6.06%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) Clojure
7 1 (3.03%) Haskell
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) AWS Certification
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) Terraform
3 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) Mesos
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 3 (9.09%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) New Relic
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
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