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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 170 196 185
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 26 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.98% 10.81% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £318 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
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
186 111 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.66% 1.88% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 77 74
Average daily rate £450 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £268 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £573 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 31 (79.49%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) Amazon S3
4 14 (35.90%) Linux
4 14 (35.90%) Python
5 13 (33.33%) Apache
5 13 (33.33%) Java
6 12 (30.77%) DevOps
7 11 (28.21%) Hadoop
8 10 (25.64%) Oracle
8 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (23.08%) Apache Spark
9 9 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
9 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
9 9 (23.08%) MapReduce
9 9 (23.08%) Big Data
10 8 (20.51%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
10 8 (20.51%) Finance
10 8 (20.51%) Ruby
10 8 (20.51%) Marketing
11 7 (17.95%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
11 7 (17.95%) Web Services
11 7 (17.95%) Puppet
12 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (15.38%) Android
12 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
12 6 (15.38%) Amazon ELB

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (33.33%) Apache
2 9 (23.08%) Apache Spark
3 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
4 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
5 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
6 4 (10.26%) nginx
6 4 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (7.69%) Apache Solr
8 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
8 1 (2.56%) Jetty
8 1 (2.56%) JBoss
8 1 (2.56%) IIS
8 1 (2.56%) uWSGI
8 1 (2.56%) Gunicorn
8 1 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (2.56%) Node.js
8 1 (2.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (79.49%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (38.46%) Amazon S3
3 9 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (5.13%) ElastiCache
6 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
6 1 (2.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) MRTG
2 1 (2.56%) IPsec
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Hadoop
2 9 (23.08%) Big Data
3 8 (20.51%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (15.38%) MySQL
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.69%) Redis
6 3 (7.69%) Apache Hive
7 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Maven
3 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Grunt
4 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
1 8 (20.51%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Development Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Integration Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (10.26%) Apache Avro
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) REST
5 2 (5.13%) Memcached
5 2 (5.13%) Django
5 2 (5.13%) JSF
5 2 (5.13%) Lucene
5 2 (5.13%) LAMP
6 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) LINQ
6 1 (2.56%) JMX
6 1 (2.56%) Middleware
6 1 (2.56%) Servlets
6 1 (2.56%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.82%) Clustering
4 4 (10.26%) Hedge funds
5 3 (7.69%) Replication
5 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.69%) Digital Media
5 3 (7.69%) Social Media
6 2 (5.13%) Open Source
6 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.13%) Online Games
7 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Android
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.26%) Windows
5 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.56%) Debian
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) MapReduce
4 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.38%) SOA
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Analytics
6 5 (12.82%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (12.82%) High Availability
6 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) B2C
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.13%) Data Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
9 2 (5.13%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
9 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Python
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 8 (20.51%) Ruby
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) Perl
6 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) Xen
3 1 (2.56%) vCloud
3 1 (2.56%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Puppet
2 5 (12.82%) Nagios
2 5 (12.82%) SELinux
3 3 (7.69%) Ansible
3 3 (7.69%) Mesos
4 2 (5.13%) logstash
4 2 (5.13%) Opsview
4 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) SmokePing
5 1 (2.56%) StatsD
5 1 (2.56%) Graphite
5 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) IBM
3 5 (12.82%) Remedy
3 5 (12.82%) Akamai
4 3 (7.69%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.13%) New Relic
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Teradata
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
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