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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 187 212 212
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 12 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.78% 10.14% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £520 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +2.27%
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
177 148 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.01% 2.06% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 111 64
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 18 (60.00%) Python
2 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 15 (50.00%) Oracle
3 15 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (50.00%) Puppet
3 15 (50.00%) DevOps
4 14 (46.67%) Java
4 14 (46.67%) UNIX
4 14 (46.67%) SOA
5 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
6 12 (40.00%) SQL
6 12 (40.00%) MySQL
6 12 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 12 (40.00%) JIRA
6 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (36.67%) vCloud
7 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
7 11 (36.67%) Subversion
8 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (33.33%) J2EE
8 10 (33.33%) Web Services
8 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 9 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
9 9 (30.00%) Maven
10 8 (26.67%) Ruby
10 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
11 7 (23.33%) TeamCity

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
2 12 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (6.67%) Apache
5 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (6.67%) nginx
6 1 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (3.33%) uWSGI
6 1 (3.33%) Gunicorn
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (3.33%) Liferay
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.33%) Node.js
6 1 (3.33%) Jetty
6 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (13.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.67%) Heroku
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.67%) Google App Engine
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.33%) ElastiCache
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
1 2 (6.67%) IPsec
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MySQL
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.67%) JasperReports
6 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (6.67%) Big Data
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (3.33%) Redis
7 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) JIRA
2 11 (36.67%) Subversion
3 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 9 (30.00%) Maven
5 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 7 (23.33%) TeamCity
6 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (23.33%) Mercurial
6 7 (23.33%) AnthillPro
6 7 (23.33%) Gerrit
6 7 (23.33%) Ant
7 2 (6.67%) Hudson
7 2 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (3.33%) Grunt
8 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Advertising
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Portal Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.33%) Django Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Operations Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) J2EE
1 10 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) .NET
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 4 (13.33%) Middleware
4 4 (13.33%) JSF
5 3 (10.00%) Ajax
5 3 (10.00%) Servlets
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (6.67%) JMS
6 2 (6.67%) EJB
6 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (6.67%) Struts
6 2 (6.67%) JSP
6 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Django
6 2 (6.67%) LAMP
6 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Economics
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) Statistics
5 1 (3.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) SELinux
4 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) SmartOS
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) DevOps
2 14 (46.67%) SOA
3 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) MVC
5 5 (16.67%) OO
5 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) BCP
8 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
8 2 (6.67%) TDD
8 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.67%) High Availability
8 2 (6.67%) Analytics
9 1 (3.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Python
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Ruby
6 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.00%) Perl
9 2 (6.67%) C++
10 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) vCloud
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.67%) Xen
5 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) OpenSSO
3 2 (6.67%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) StatsD
4 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) Remedy
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Sun
4 2 (6.67%) BEA
4 2 (6.67%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.33%) New Relic
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe