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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
London / City of London
Rank 136 138 162
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 20 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.99% 6.63% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 16
Median daily rate £525 £438 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £417 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
401 181 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.78% 6.04% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 144 203
Median daily rate £490 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 25 (89.29%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (67.86%) DevOps
3 17 (60.71%) Linux
3 17 (60.71%) Python
4 16 (57.14%) Docker
5 15 (53.57%) Java
6 11 (39.29%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (35.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (28.57%) Ansible
8 8 (28.57%) High Availability
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) Ruby
9 7 (25.00%) Financial Institution
9 7 (25.00%) Finance
9 7 (25.00%) Amazon S3
9 7 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
10 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 5 (17.86%) Scala
11 5 (17.86%) TDD
11 5 (17.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 4 (14.29%) Go
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (14.29%) JIRA
12 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (10.71%) PKI
13 3 (10.71%) QA

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 3 (10.71%) Confluence
1 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 25 (89.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (35.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (17.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (7.14%) Route 53
7 1 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
7 1 (3.57%) Office 365
7 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) DSL
2 1 (3.57%) IPsec
2 1 (3.57%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) GoCD
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
1 7 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) AWS Architect
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) RESTful
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) Django
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) Doctrine
3 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) Symfony
3 1 (3.57%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
1 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.71%) CentOS
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) High Availability
3 7 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) BDD
7 2 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 15 (53.57%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) Scala
5 4 (14.29%) Go
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 2 (7.14%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) Clojure
8 1 (3.57%) Haskell
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) AWS Certification
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 2 (7.14%) Terraform
4 1 (3.57%) Consul
4 1 (3.57%) Grafana
4 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.57%) Kibana
4 1 (3.57%) logstash
4 1 (3.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.14%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) New Relic
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Splunk
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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