The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 465 462 483
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 157 138 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.52% 5.13% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 94 59
Average daily rate £460 £409 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.53% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+39.51% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
4454 2690 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.70% 5.31% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3075 1731 1141
Average daily rate £460 £418 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.17% +1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 96 28
Average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +55.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.85 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.63 £40.00 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +69.49%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the England region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Amazon EC2
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the England region.

Amazon EC2 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 106 £475 - 38
South East -5 20 £460 +8.23% 4
South West +9 13 £375 +7.14% 3
Yorkshire -13 12 £533 +80.67% 3
North West -32 5 £500 +29.03% 3
West Midlands -15 1 £415 +33.87% 2
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 305 (95.31%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (57.81%) Java
3 160 (50.00%) Linux
4 138 (43.13%) DevOps
5 123 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (38.44%) Jenkins
6 121 (37.81%) Amazon S3
7 99 (30.94%) Python
8 98 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (29.69%) Amazon RDS
10 88 (27.50%) Puppet
11 85 (26.56%) Web Services
12 81 (25.31%) JavaScript
13 76 (23.75%) Opscode Chef
13 76 (23.75%) Git (software)
14 71 (22.19%) Tomcat
15 69 (21.56%) AWS CloudFormation
16 65 (20.31%) Windows
17 64 (20.00%) SQL
18 62 (19.38%) TDD
19 58 (18.13%) Ruby
20 56 (17.50%) HTML
21 55 (17.19%) .NET
21 55 (17.19%) Ansible
22 54 (16.88%) IIS
23 53 (16.56%) Configuration Management
23 53 (16.56%) Bash Shell
24 52 (16.25%) Docker
24 52 (16.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
25 51 (15.94%) CSS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 71 (22.19%) Tomcat
2 54 (16.88%) IIS
3 32 (10.00%) Apache
4 30 (9.38%) Node.js
5 29 (9.06%) nginx
6 24 (7.50%) JBoss
6 24 (7.50%) WebSphere
7 19 (5.94%) Jetty
8 18 (5.63%) OpenStack
9 17 (5.31%) Apache Solr
9 17 (5.31%) WordPress
10 16 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (3.13%) CMS
12 7 (2.19%) Mule
12 7 (2.19%) Mule ESB
13 6 (1.88%) Confluence
13 6 (1.88%) Drupal
13 6 (1.88%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.25%) Apache Pig
14 4 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 305 (95.31%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (37.81%) Amazon S3
3 69 (21.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 52 (16.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 42 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (12.81%) Route 53
7 40 (12.50%) CloudFront
8 38 (11.88%) Cloud Computing
9 35 (10.94%) Amazon SQS
10 33 (10.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 33 (10.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 30 (9.38%) Amazon ELB
12 28 (8.75%) Google App Engine
13 23 (7.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 20 (6.25%) Amazon Glacier
15 17 (5.31%) AWS Lambda
16 16 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 16 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
17 9 (2.81%) GitHub
17 9 (2.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.63%) TCP/IP
2 33 (10.31%) DNS
2 33 (10.31%) HTTP
3 28 (8.75%) SSL
4 21 (6.56%) DHCP
5 19 (5.94%) FTP
5 19 (5.94%) IPsec
6 16 (5.00%) Firewall
7 15 (4.69%) Intranet
8 9 (2.81%) Internet
9 8 (2.50%) HTTPS
9 8 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.56%) LAN
10 5 (1.56%) SAN
10 5 (1.56%) SMTP
10 5 (1.56%) WAN
11 4 (1.25%) VPN
12 3 (0.94%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.94%) LDAP
12 3 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (29.69%) Amazon RDS
2 48 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 40 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 36 (11.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 30 (9.38%) MySQL
6 27 (8.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (6.56%) Relational Database
8 20 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (6.25%) SQL Server
9 17 (5.31%) Redis
10 15 (4.69%) Big Data
11 14 (4.38%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (3.13%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.81%) Hadoop
14 7 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (1.88%) HBase
15 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.88%) SimpleDB
16 5 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (1.25%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 123 (38.44%) Jenkins
2 76 (23.75%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.94%) Subversion
4 29 (9.06%) Vagrant
5 27 (8.44%) Maven
6 26 (8.13%) TeamCity
7 25 (7.81%) JIRA
7 25 (7.81%) Travis CI
8 19 (5.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (2.81%) JUnit
9 9 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (2.50%) RSpec
11 7 (2.19%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.88%) Ant
12 6 (1.88%) Mockito
13 4 (1.25%) Gerrit
13 4 (1.25%) Gradle
13 4 (1.25%) Hudson
13 4 (1.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (12.81%) Finance
2 26 (8.13%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.38%) Marketing
4 9 (2.81%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.81%) Publishing
5 8 (2.50%) Banking
5 8 (2.50%) Electronics
5 8 (2.50%) Retail
6 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (34.69%) Developer
2 74 (23.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (14.06%) Java Developer
4 34 (10.63%) AWS Engineer
5 27 (8.44%) JavaScript Developer
6 26 (8.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 23 (7.19%) Senior Developer
8 22 (6.88%) Architect
9 21 (6.56%) Administrator
10 20 (6.25%) AWS Developer
10 20 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (5.63%) Consultant
11 18 (5.63%) HTML Developer
12 15 (4.69%) Analyst
12 15 (4.69%) PHP Developer
13 13 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (3.75%) DevOps Consultant
14 12 (3.75%) Senior Consultant
14 12 (3.75%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (26.56%) Web Services
2 56 (17.50%) HTML
3 55 (17.19%) .NET
4 51 (15.94%) CSS
5 46 (14.38%) HTML5
6 40 (12.50%) J2EE
7 32 (10.00%) RESTful
8 30 (9.38%) Spring
9 23 (7.19%) LAMP
10 19 (5.94%) jQuery
11 18 (5.63%) Servlets
12 17 (5.31%) REST
13 15 (4.69%) AngularJS
13 15 (4.69%) Middleware
14 13 (4.06%) Java EE
14 13 (4.06%) JSON
15 12 (3.75%) XML
16 11 (3.44%) Hibernate
17 10 (3.13%) Classic ASP
17 10 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.06%) Augmented Reality
1 13 (4.06%) Digital Media
2 12 (3.75%) User Experience
3 8 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.50%) PKI
4 6 (1.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.88%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.25%) MPEG
7 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.94%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.94%) Fintech
7 3 (0.94%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.94%) Internet of Things
7 3 (0.94%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.94%) Replication
7 3 (0.94%) Telematics
7 3 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 160 (50.00%) Linux
2 65 (20.31%) Windows
3 31 (9.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (8.75%) Unix
5 22 (6.88%) CentOS
5 22 (6.88%) Windows Server
6 19 (5.94%) Debian
7 15 (4.69%) Apple iOS
8 14 (4.38%) Android
9 5 (1.56%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.63%) Fedora
11 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.31%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.31%) Solaris
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (43.13%) DevOps
2 123 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (19.38%) TDD
5 53 (16.56%) Configuration Management
6 40 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 29 (9.06%) MVC
8 28 (8.75%) Open Source
9 21 (6.56%) BDD
10 19 (5.94%) OO
11 18 (5.63%) SOA
11 18 (5.63%) Software Engineering
12 17 (5.31%) Analytics
12 17 (5.31%) Web Application Development
12 17 (5.31%) Web Development
13 16 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (5.00%) Kanban
14 15 (4.69%) Migration
14 15 (4.69%) Unit Testing
15 14 (4.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (57.81%) Java
2 99 (30.94%) Python
3 81 (25.31%) JavaScript
4 64 (20.00%) SQL
5 58 (18.13%) Ruby
6 53 (16.56%) Bash Shell
7 38 (11.88%) PHP
8 22 (6.88%) Perl
9 19 (5.94%) C#
10 15 (4.69%) C++
11 13 (4.06%) Go
11 13 (4.06%) R
12 12 (3.75%) C
13 10 (3.13%) Clojure
14 9 (2.81%) Erlang
15 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.88%) Scala
17 4 (1.25%) Groovy
17 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (3.44%) Degree
2 8 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.88%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.88%) CCNA
5 5 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.94%) ISEB
8 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.63%) MCSA
8 2 (0.63%) MCSE
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.63%) PhD
9 1 (0.31%) CCNP
9 1 (0.31%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.31%) QA
2 16 (5.00%) SLA
3 4 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (16.25%) Docker
2 40 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.00%) Xen
4 6 (1.88%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.25%) vCloud
6 3 (0.94%) NFS
6 3 (0.94%) vSphere
7 2 (0.63%) Postfix
7 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.63%) XenApp
7 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.31%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.31%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.31%) qmail
8 1 (0.31%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.31%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.31%) Varnish
8 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 88 (27.50%) Puppet
2 76 (23.75%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (17.19%) Ansible
4 23 (7.19%) Nagios
5 12 (3.75%) Salt
6 11 (3.44%) Kubernetes
7 9 (2.81%) Packer
8 7 (2.19%) Cacti
8 7 (2.19%) logstash
9 6 (1.88%) Kibana
10 4 (1.25%) Graphite
11 3 (0.94%) Grafana
11 3 (0.94%) SCOM
11 3 (0.94%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.63%) Bacula
12 2 (0.63%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.63%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.63%) SCCM
12 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (15.63%) Google
2 45 (14.06%) VMware
3 37 (11.56%) Microsoft
4 29 (9.06%) Oracle
5 28 (8.75%) Red Hat
6 14 (4.38%) New Relic
7 12 (3.75%) Citrix
8 10 (3.13%) Adobe
8 10 (3.13%) NetApp
9 9 (2.81%) Tableau
10 8 (2.50%) RedDot
10 8 (2.50%) SAP
11 7 (2.19%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.19%) CA
12 6 (1.88%) Akamai
12 6 (1.88%) Cisco
13 5 (1.56%) EMC
13 5 (1.56%) HP
13 5 (1.56%) Zend
14 4 (1.25%) Splunk
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Intelletec
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Rate: From £500 to £575 per day 6 months minimum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day 6 months minimum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Rate: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £585 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago