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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 142 186 188
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +2
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 22 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.95% 3.25% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 10
Median daily rate £475 £443 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.34% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £305 £388
% change year-on-year
+39.34% -21.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
London

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
370 369 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.14% 6.34% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 270 183
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £282 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £393 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £27.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-42.60% +83.33%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016, 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 33 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) Linux
4 17 (47.22%) Java
4 17 (47.22%) TDD
4 17 (47.22%) DevOps
5 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
7 14 (38.89%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (36.11%) BDD
8 13 (36.11%) TeamCity
9 11 (30.56%) Ruby
9 11 (30.56%) Python
10 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
10 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
11 9 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (22.22%) .NET
12 8 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
12 8 (22.22%) Clojure
13 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
13 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (19.44%) Android Development
13 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (19.44%) Android
13 7 (19.44%) Finance
13 7 (19.44%) Objective-C

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 9 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) WordPress
5 1 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 33 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 6 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (11.11%) Route 53
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (5.56%) CloudFront
6 2 (5.56%) GitHub
6 2 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (2.78%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 8 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (19.44%) MySQL
5 5 (13.89%) Redis
6 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (5.56%) Big Data
7 2 (5.56%) HBase
8 1 (2.78%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.78%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) TeamCity
2 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (11.11%) Ant
4 4 (11.11%) Gerrit
4 4 (11.11%) JIRA
4 4 (11.11%) Maven
4 4 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.56%) Hudson
6 1 (2.78%) GitLab
6 1 (2.78%) GoCD
6 1 (2.78%) Grunt
6 1 (2.78%) gulp
6 1 (2.78%) RSpec
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Android Developer
2 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce Developer
3 6 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Cloud Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Deployment Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (16.67%) React Native
3 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (11.11%) LAMP
5 3 (8.33%) CSS
5 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 3 (8.33%) HTML5
5 3 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (8.33%) jQuery
5 3 (8.33%) REST
5 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (5.56%) CSS3
6 2 (5.56%) ELK Stack
6 2 (5.56%) Ember.js
6 2 (5.56%) Java EE
6 2 (5.56%) Sensu
7 1 (2.78%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Fintech
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Android
2 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
3 6 (16.67%) Unix
4 4 (11.11%) CentOS
5 3 (8.33%) Debian
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Windows
6 2 (5.56%) Fedora
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) DevOps
2 17 (47.22%) TDD
3 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 13 (36.11%) BDD
5 7 (19.44%) Android Development
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) High Availability
6 6 (16.67%) MVC
7 5 (13.89%) Microservices
7 5 (13.89%) Open Source
8 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) ETL
8 4 (11.11%) SOA
9 3 (8.33%) AOP
9 3 (8.33%) Migration
10 2 (5.56%) Release Management
10 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (30.56%) Python
3 11 (30.56%) Ruby
4 8 (22.22%) Clojure
5 7 (19.44%) Objective-C
6 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 6 (16.67%) C#
6 6 (16.67%) SQL
7 5 (13.89%) PHP
8 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
9 3 (8.33%) Perl
10 1 (2.78%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.78%) C
10 1 (2.78%) Go
10 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.78%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) vCloud
2 3 (8.33%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (16.67%) Ansible
2 6 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Kibana
3 2 (5.56%) logstash
4 1 (2.78%) Consul
4 1 (2.78%) Grafana
4 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) VMware
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) NetApp
3 2 (5.56%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) Akamai
4 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) New Relic
4 1 (2.78%) RedDot
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.78%) Zend
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