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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 190 180 207
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 13 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.68% 9.62% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +78.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £384 £250
% change year-on-year
-21.82% +53.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
353 208 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.19% 3.63% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 154 121
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.85% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £20.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 25 (80.65%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (38.71%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (38.71%) DevOps
3 11 (35.48%) Puppet
3 11 (35.48%) Amazon S3
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (32.26%) Ruby
4 10 (32.26%) Linux
4 10 (32.26%) Python
5 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (29.03%) Java
6 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 8 (25.81%) Apache
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (19.35%) Akamai
8 6 (19.35%) Docker
8 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (19.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
8 6 (19.35%) UNIX
8 6 (19.35%) Open Source
8 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (19.35%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (16.13%) Android
9 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
9 5 (16.13%) Software Architecture
9 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.13%) JIRA
9 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (25.81%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (6.45%) Jetty
6 1 (3.23%) WordPress
6 1 (3.23%) Node.js
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (80.65%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (35.48%) Amazon S3
3 7 (22.58%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (19.35%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (19.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (16.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (9.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (9.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (3.23%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (3.23%) Route 53
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (3.23%) SaaS
8 1 (3.23%) PaaS
8 1 (3.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (16.13%) Big Data
2 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (9.68%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
5 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.23%) Redis
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.23%) DB2
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Maven
3 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) Gradle
4 2 (6.45%) Hudson
5 1 (3.23%) Redmine
5 1 (3.23%) Mockito
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) EasyMock
5 1 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Checkstyle
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Development Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Integration Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Spring
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) JPA
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) Spring Security
4 2 (6.45%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.45%) JDBC
4 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.23%) Guice
5 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.23%) Kafka
5 1 (3.23%) JAX-RS
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
3 5 (16.13%) Android
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
5 2 (6.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
3 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (19.35%) Open Source
4 5 (16.13%) Software Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (16.13%) SOA
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.13%) SDLC
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 3 (9.68%) High Availability
6 3 (9.68%) Microservices
6 3 (9.68%) Patch Management
6 3 (9.68%) B2C
7 2 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Python
1 10 (32.26%) Ruby
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.68%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) GlusterFS
2 3 (9.68%) GFS2
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (16.13%) Mesos
4 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
5 3 (9.68%) Ansible
5 3 (9.68%) SELinux
6 1 (3.23%) Nagios
6 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Akamai
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Remedy
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Informatica
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.23%) Talend
5 1 (3.23%) New Relic
5 1 (3.23%) Greenplum
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