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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 184 203 187
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 11 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.82% 4.65% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 12
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £330 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £490 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.26% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
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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
288 215 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.31% 3.42% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 163 105
Average daily rate £435 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.57 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 - £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

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 April 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 24 April 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 32 (84.21%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Apache
4 14 (36.84%) Amazon S3
5 13 (34.21%) Hadoop
5 13 (34.21%) Java
6 11 (28.95%) Linux
6 11 (28.95%) Big Data
6 11 (28.95%) DevOps
6 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (28.95%) Apache Spark
7 10 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (26.32%) Python
7 10 (26.32%) Oracle
8 9 (23.68%) Finance
8 9 (23.68%) Ruby
8 9 (23.68%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (23.68%) MapReduce
9 8 (21.05%) Puppet
9 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
10 7 (18.42%) UNIX
10 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
10 7 (18.42%) SOA
11 6 (15.79%) Web Services
11 6 (15.79%) Marketing
11 6 (15.79%) JIRA
11 6 (15.79%) Spring
11 6 (15.79%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (39.47%) Apache
2 11 (28.95%) Apache Spark
3 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
4 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
4 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
5 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (5.26%) Jetty
6 2 (5.26%) nginx
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.63%) Node.js
7 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (84.21%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (36.84%) Amazon S3
3 9 (23.68%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (15.79%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (15.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (7.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.63%) Route 53
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.63%) SaaS
7 1 (2.63%) PaaS
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (2.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) MRTG
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Hadoop
2 11 (28.95%) Big Data
3 10 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (13.16%) Apache Hive
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.89%) Redis
6 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.89%) MySQL
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
2 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) Maven
2 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 2 (5.26%) Hudson
4 2 (5.26%) Gradle
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Marketing
3 5 (13.16%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.26%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Development Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Big Data Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Data Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Integration Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
1 6 (15.79%) Spring
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (10.53%) RESTful
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Avro
4 2 (5.26%) JDBC
4 2 (5.26%) Spring Security
4 2 (5.26%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (5.26%) JPA
4 2 (5.26%) Memcached
4 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.26%) Lucene
4 2 (5.26%) JSF
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) Hedge funds
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
4 3 (7.89%) Open Source
4 3 (7.89%) Social Media
5 2 (5.26%) Replication
5 2 (5.26%) Online Games
5 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
3 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.16%) Android
4 3 (7.89%) Windows
5 2 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) DevOps
3 9 (23.68%) MapReduce
4 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 7 (18.42%) SOA
5 6 (15.79%) Analytics
6 5 (13.16%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (13.16%) High Availability
6 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) BDD
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) B2C
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.26%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) Python
3 9 (23.68%) Ruby
4 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.89%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) Groovy
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (13.16%) GlusterFS
2 5 (13.16%) GFS2
2 5 (13.16%) OCFS2
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) Mesos
2 5 (13.16%) SELinux
3 4 (10.53%) Nagios
4 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.26%) Ansible
5 2 (5.26%) logstash
5 2 (5.26%) Opsview
5 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Akamai
2 5 (13.16%) Remedy
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
2 5 (13.16%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Teradata
4 2 (5.26%) WorldPay
4 2 (5.26%) New Relic
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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