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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 421 481 441
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -40
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 214 126 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.08% 3.90% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 78 77
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5239 3230 2126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.49% 6.26% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 2158 1389
Median daily rate £473 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 44 53
Median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.50 £33.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +32.35%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 146 £475 +11.76% 45
South East +17 24 £450 +26.31% 5
South West +18 14 £450 +19.20% 4
North West -27 11 £450 -7.69% 4
West Midlands - 11 £415 -
East Midlands - 5 £400 - 3
Yorkshire -1 3 - -
East of England +15 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £540 - 1
Amazon EC2
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Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 363 (96.03%) Amazon AWS
2 213 (56.35%) DevOps
3 194 (51.32%) Java
4 183 (48.41%) Linux
5 170 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
6 142 (37.57%) Amazon S3
7 128 (33.86%) JavaScript
8 125 (33.07%) Jenkins
9 115 (30.42%) Puppet
10 114 (30.16%) Amazon RDS
10 114 (30.16%) Opscode Chef
10 114 (30.16%) Ruby
11 112 (29.63%) TDD
12 102 (26.98%) Python
13 98 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
14 96 (25.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 86 (22.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 85 (22.49%) Git (software)
17 82 (21.69%) Docker
18 81 (21.43%) Ansible
19 79 (20.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 70 (18.52%) TeamCity
21 67 (17.72%) NoSQL
22 66 (17.46%) Windows
23 63 (16.67%) Web Services
24 62 (16.40%) .NET
25 61 (16.14%) MVC
26 60 (15.87%) Configuration Management
26 60 (15.87%) BDD
27 59 (15.61%) Finance

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 55 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 44 (11.64%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (10.58%) Apache
4 37 (9.79%) IIS
5 30 (7.94%) WebLogic
5 30 (7.94%) WebSphere
6 22 (5.82%) nginx
7 15 (3.97%) Jetty
7 15 (3.97%) WordPress
8 12 (3.17%) Mule
9 11 (2.91%) CMS
10 10 (2.65%) WebLogic Portal
11 9 (2.38%) Apache Spark
11 9 (2.38%) Confluence
11 9 (2.38%) Mule ESB
12 8 (2.12%) Apache Solr
12 8 (2.12%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.59%) JBoss
14 5 (1.32%) Drupal
15 3 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 363 (96.03%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (37.57%) Amazon S3
3 96 (25.40%) AWS CloudFormation
4 86 (22.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 48 (12.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 45 (11.90%) Amazon SQS
6 45 (11.90%) Google App Engine
7 44 (11.64%) CloudFront
8 43 (11.38%) Route 53
9 39 (10.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 38 (10.05%) Cloud Computing
11 36 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
12 32 (8.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 32 (8.47%) AWS Lambda
13 29 (7.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 25 (6.61%) GitHub
15 24 (6.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 19 (5.03%) Amazon Kinesis
17 11 (2.91%) Amazon EMR
18 10 (2.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.52%) HTTP
2 31 (8.20%) TCP/IP
3 30 (7.94%) DNS
4 23 (6.08%) SSL
5 18 (4.76%) DHCP
6 14 (3.70%) FTP
6 14 (3.70%) IPsec
7 13 (3.44%) Internet
8 11 (2.91%) Firewall
9 8 (2.12%) VPN
10 7 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.59%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.59%) SMTP
12 5 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.32%) Intranet
12 5 (1.32%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.32%) LAN
12 5 (1.32%) SAN
12 5 (1.32%) VLAN
12 5 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (30.16%) Amazon RDS
2 79 (20.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 67 (17.72%) NoSQL
4 48 (12.70%) Hadoop
5 43 (11.38%) SQL Server
6 39 (10.32%) MySQL
7 36 (9.52%) MongoDB
8 33 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (5.03%) Relational Database
11 15 (3.97%) Big Data
11 15 (3.97%) Redis
12 10 (2.65%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.65%) RDBMS
13 9 (2.38%) Apache Hive
13 9 (2.38%) Neo4j
13 9 (2.38%) SimpleDB
14 8 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (1.59%) HBase
16 3 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 125 (33.07%) Jenkins
2 85 (22.49%) Git (software)
3 70 (18.52%) TeamCity
4 35 (9.26%) Subversion
5 34 (8.99%) Travis CI
6 33 (8.73%) Maven
6 33 (8.73%) Octopus Deploy
7 32 (8.47%) Vagrant
8 28 (7.41%) JIRA
9 22 (5.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (5.03%) JUnit
11 13 (3.44%) Mockito
12 12 (3.17%) RSpec
12 12 (3.17%) Selenium
13 9 (2.38%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.85%) Gradle
14 7 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.32%) GitLab
16 4 (1.06%) GoCD
16 4 (1.06%) Hudson
General
1 59 (15.61%) Finance
2 23 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.97%) Marketing
4 12 (3.17%) Electronics
4 12 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.91%) Publishing
6 8 (2.12%) Banking
7 7 (1.85%) Retail
8 2 (0.53%) Advertising
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 144 (38.10%) Developer
2 128 (33.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 75 (19.84%) Java Developer
4 50 (13.23%) AWS Engineer
5 43 (11.38%) AWS Developer
6 41 (10.85%) AWS DevOps
7 30 (7.94%) Senior Developer
8 28 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
9 26 (6.88%) Senior DevOps
10 21 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (5.29%) Cloud Developer
12 19 (5.03%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (4.76%) .NET Developer
14 17 (4.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 17 (4.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 16 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (4.23%) C# Developer
15 16 (4.23%) Java Engineer
15 16 (4.23%) Software Engineer
16 15 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (16.67%) Web Services
2 62 (16.40%) .NET
3 58 (15.34%) HTML
4 47 (12.43%) CSS
5 46 (12.17%) HTML5
6 44 (11.64%) Node.js
7 42 (11.11%) Spring
8 39 (10.32%) J2EE
9 38 (10.05%) RabbitMQ
10 30 (7.94%) ASP.NET
11 27 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (7.14%) REST
12 25 (6.61%) XML
13 24 (6.35%) Hibernate
14 23 (6.08%) JSON
15 20 (5.29%) jQuery
16 19 (5.03%) AngularJS
16 19 (5.03%) RESTful
17 18 (4.76%) SOAP
18 17 (4.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.47%) Public Cloud
2 22 (5.82%) User Experience
3 12 (3.17%) Blog
4 11 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.38%) PKI
6 7 (1.85%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
7 6 (1.59%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.32%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.32%) MPEG
9 4 (1.06%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.06%) Fintech
10 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.53%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.53%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 183 (48.41%) Linux
2 66 (17.46%) Windows
3 47 (12.43%) Unix
4 28 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (6.88%) CentOS
6 16 (4.23%) Windows Server
7 14 (3.70%) Android
8 13 (3.44%) Apple iOS
9 12 (3.17%) Ubuntu
10 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (2.12%) Mac OS
11 8 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.32%) Debian
13 4 (1.06%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.79%) Fedora
14 3 (0.79%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.53%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.53%) Solaris
16 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (56.35%) DevOps
2 170 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (29.63%) TDD
4 98 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (16.14%) MVC
6 60 (15.87%) BDD
6 60 (15.87%) Configuration Management
7 55 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 54 (14.29%) Microservices
9 47 (12.43%) Open Source
10 46 (12.17%) E-Commerce
11 39 (10.32%) Kanban
12 37 (9.79%) Scrum
13 36 (9.52%) High Availability
14 31 (8.20%) Software Engineering
15 22 (5.82%) Web Operations
16 20 (5.29%) Load Balancing
16 20 (5.29%) Migration
17 19 (5.03%) SOA
18 17 (4.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 194 (51.32%) Java
2 128 (33.86%) JavaScript
3 114 (30.16%) Ruby
4 102 (26.98%) Python
5 51 (13.49%) SQL
6 41 (10.85%) C#
6 41 (10.85%) Scala
7 40 (10.58%) PHP
8 38 (10.05%) Bash Shell
9 32 (8.47%) Perl
10 26 (6.88%) PowerShell
11 16 (4.23%) Clojure
12 9 (2.38%) Go
12 9 (2.38%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.12%) C++
13 8 (2.12%) Groovy
14 7 (1.85%) C
15 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.32%) Erlang
16 5 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (5.82%) Degree
2 15 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.65%) AWS Certification
3 10 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (2.12%) CCNA
5 4 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.06%) MCSA
5 4 (1.06%) MCSE
5 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.53%) CCNP
6 2 (0.53%) ISEB
6 2 (0.53%) PhD
7 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) CCIE
7 1 (0.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.08%) QA
2 6 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (21.69%) Docker
2 43 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.29%) vSphere
4 16 (4.23%) Xen
5 14 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.91%) Active Directory
7 7 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.59%) NFS
9 3 (0.79%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.53%) etcd
10 2 (0.53%) flannel
10 2 (0.53%) Postfix
10 2 (0.53%) Squid
10 2 (0.53%) Varnish
10 2 (0.53%) vCloud
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.26%) qmail
11 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 115 (30.42%) Puppet
2 114 (30.16%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (21.43%) Ansible
4 18 (4.76%) Kubernetes
5 10 (2.65%) Mesos
5 10 (2.65%) Nagios
6 9 (2.38%) Terraform
7 5 (1.32%) Cacti
7 5 (1.32%) logstash
7 5 (1.32%) Packer
8 4 (1.06%) Kibana
8 4 (1.06%) Salt
9 3 (0.79%) Grafana
9 3 (0.79%) Graphite
9 3 (0.79%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.79%) Nessus
9 3 (0.79%) Oozie
9 3 (0.79%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.53%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (13.49%) Google
2 49 (12.96%) VMware
3 34 (8.99%) Oracle
4 33 (8.73%) Microsoft
5 25 (6.61%) Red Hat
6 20 (5.29%) Rackspace
7 14 (3.70%) SaltStack
8 12 (3.17%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.17%) SAP
9 11 (2.91%) Citrix
9 11 (2.91%) New Relic
9 11 (2.91%) webMethods
10 10 (2.65%) Adobe
11 8 (2.12%) NetApp
11 8 (2.12%) RedDot
12 7 (1.85%) HP
12 7 (1.85%) Juniper
13 6 (1.59%) IBM
14 5 (1.32%) Splunk
15 4 (1.06%) Cisco
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