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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK / England
Rank 340 421 434
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 244 171 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.62% 4.99% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 121 90
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £325 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
5286 3427 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.75% 7.50% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3719 2400 1504
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 55 62
Median hourly rate £18.88 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.36% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.05 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £100.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +81 190 £515 +8.42% 36
North West +23 24 £375 +3.44% 3
South West +15 11 £415 +9.21% 5
East Midlands +10 5 - - 1
East of England -4 3 £413 -10.81% 3
South East -4 3 £450 +9.75% 5
West Midlands -5 3 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £456 -
North East -21 2 £520 +30.00%
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 420 (94.81%) Amazon AWS
2 257 (58.01%) DevOps
3 247 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
4 243 (54.85%) Amazon S3
5 228 (51.47%) Linux
6 179 (40.41%) Amazon RDS
7 176 (39.73%) Docker
8 172 (38.83%) Java
9 167 (37.70%) Python
10 159 (35.89%) Jenkins
11 153 (34.54%) Puppet
12 132 (29.80%) AWS CloudFormation
13 131 (29.57%) Opscode Chef
14 126 (28.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 119 (26.86%) Continuous Integration
16 117 (26.41%) Ruby
17 105 (23.70%) Ansible
18 94 (21.22%) Web Services
19 90 (20.32%) Route 53
20 89 (20.09%) TDD
21 88 (19.86%) Scrum
22 87 (19.64%) Git (software)
23 86 (19.41%) Elasticsearch
24 85 (19.19%) JavaScript
25 82 (18.51%) Bash Shell
26 79 (17.83%) Microsoft Azure
27 78 (17.61%) NoSQL
27 78 (17.61%) High Availability
28 77 (17.38%) Microservices
29 72 (16.25%) Terraform

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 86 (19.41%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (14.45%) nginx
3 61 (13.77%) Apache
4 53 (11.96%) Tomcat
5 35 (7.90%) Apache Spark
6 34 (7.67%) Confluence
7 33 (7.45%) IIS
8 20 (4.51%) WebSphere
9 17 (3.84%) Jetty
10 15 (3.39%) WebLogic
11 14 (3.16%) Mongrel
12 10 (2.26%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.58%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.13%) CMS
14 5 (1.13%) Mule
14 5 (1.13%) Mule ESB
15 4 (0.90%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.90%) JBoss
15 4 (0.90%) SAS
15 4 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) SPSS
3 1 (0.23%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 420 (94.81%) Amazon AWS
2 243 (54.85%) Amazon S3
3 132 (29.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 126 (28.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 90 (20.32%) Route 53
6 79 (17.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 72 (16.25%) Amazon ELB
8 61 (13.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 61 (13.77%) Amazon SQS
9 48 (10.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 47 (10.61%) AWS Lambda
11 45 (10.16%) Amazon EMR
12 43 (9.71%) CloudFront
13 34 (7.67%) AWS CloudTrail
14 33 (7.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 29 (6.55%) GitHub
16 23 (5.19%) PaaS
17 19 (4.29%) Amazon Kinesis
17 19 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
18 16 (3.61%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.38%) VPN
2 31 (7.00%) TCP/IP
3 30 (6.77%) Firewall
3 30 (6.77%) HTTP
4 26 (5.87%) SSL
5 25 (5.64%) DNS
6 19 (4.29%) DHCP
7 16 (3.61%) IPsec
8 14 (3.16%) FTP
9 9 (2.03%) LDAP
10 8 (1.81%) Kerberos
11 6 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.68%) VoIP
13 2 (0.45%) Internet
13 2 (0.45%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.45%) LAN
13 2 (0.45%) SMTP
13 2 (0.45%) SSH
13 2 (0.45%) WAN
14 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (40.41%) Amazon RDS
2 78 (17.61%) NoSQL
3 70 (15.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 48 (10.84%) MySQL
5 47 (10.61%) SQL Server
6 44 (9.93%) Hadoop
7 42 (9.48%) MongoDB
8 41 (9.26%) Big Data
9 31 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (6.32%) Relational Database
11 22 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (4.51%) Amazon Redshift
13 17 (3.84%) Redis
14 16 (3.61%) RDBMS
15 15 (3.39%) Apache Hive
16 12 (2.71%) HBase
17 11 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (2.48%) Neo4j
18 6 (1.35%) Impala
19 4 (0.90%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 159 (35.89%) Jenkins
2 87 (19.64%) Git (software)
3 42 (9.48%) Maven
4 41 (9.26%) JIRA
5 37 (8.35%) TeamCity
6 33 (7.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 31 (7.00%) Subversion
8 28 (6.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (4.51%) JUnit
10 19 (4.29%) Vagrant
11 17 (3.84%) Mockito
11 17 (3.84%) Travis CI
12 14 (3.16%) RSpec
13 13 (2.93%) Cucumber
14 12 (2.71%) Gradle
15 11 (2.48%) Artifactory
15 11 (2.48%) Selenium
16 10 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
17 9 (2.03%) SonarQube
18 5 (1.13%) GitLab
General
1 56 (12.64%) Finance
2 13 (2.93%) Games
3 12 (2.71%) Retail
4 11 (2.48%) Banking
5 10 (2.26%) Marketing
6 9 (2.03%) Electronics
6 9 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.58%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.58%) Publishing
8 5 (1.13%) Law
8 5 (1.13%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.90%) Front Office
10 3 (0.68%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (31.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 101 (22.80%) Developer
3 98 (22.12%) AWS Engineer
4 93 (20.99%) AWS DevOps
5 52 (11.74%) Java Developer
6 36 (8.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 34 (7.67%) Architect
8 30 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
9 28 (6.32%) AWS Developer
10 24 (5.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 22 (4.97%) Software Engineer
12 20 (4.51%) AWS Architect
13 18 (4.06%) .NET Developer
13 18 (4.06%) Consultant
14 17 (3.84%) Administrator
15 16 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
15 16 (3.61%) DevOps Consultant
15 16 (3.61%) Java Engineer
15 16 (3.61%) Senior DevOps
16 15 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (21.22%) Web Services
2 60 (13.54%) .NET
3 50 (11.29%) ELK Stack
4 46 (10.38%) Node.js
5 42 (9.48%) Spring
6 39 (8.80%) REST
7 38 (8.58%) HTML
8 30 (6.77%) AngularJS
8 30 (6.77%) ASP.NET
9 27 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (5.87%) CSS
10 26 (5.87%) Django
11 25 (5.64%) boto
11 25 (5.64%) JSON
12 24 (5.42%) RabbitMQ
13 23 (5.19%) J2EE
13 23 (5.19%) RESTful
14 21 (4.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (4.74%) Kafka
15 20 (4.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.74%) Public Cloud
2 17 (3.84%) User Experience
3 14 (3.16%) Blog
4 13 (2.93%) Algorithms
5 11 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.26%) PKI
7 8 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.58%) Replication
8 7 (1.58%) Wiki
9 6 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.13%) Clustering
10 5 (1.13%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.13%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.90%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.68%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 228 (51.47%) Linux
2 52 (11.74%) CentOS
3 51 (11.51%) Windows
4 40 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (6.77%) Unix
6 20 (4.51%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.81%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.58%) CoreOS
9 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.90%) Android
10 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.45%) AIX
11 2 (0.45%) Debian
11 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (58.01%) DevOps
2 247 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (26.86%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (20.09%) TDD
5 88 (19.86%) Scrum
6 78 (17.61%) High Availability
7 77 (17.38%) Microservices
8 70 (15.80%) Configuration Management
9 59 (13.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 59 (13.32%) Open Source
10 51 (11.51%) Auto-Scaling
10 51 (11.51%) BDD
11 47 (10.61%) E-Commerce
12 46 (10.38%) Load Balancing
13 40 (9.03%) Migration
13 40 (9.03%) Software Engineering
14 35 (7.90%) MVC
15 34 (7.67%) Kanban
16 26 (5.87%) Continuous Deployment
17 25 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 172 (38.83%) Java
2 167 (37.70%) Python
3 117 (26.41%) Ruby
4 85 (19.19%) JavaScript
5 82 (18.51%) Bash Shell
6 64 (14.45%) Scala
7 49 (11.06%) C#
8 44 (9.93%) PHP
8 44 (9.93%) SQL
9 33 (7.45%) Perl
10 26 (5.87%) Go
11 19 (4.29%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.39%) C
13 10 (2.26%) C++
14 8 (1.81%) R
15 7 (1.58%) ActionScript
15 7 (1.58%) ActionScript 2.0
16 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.68%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 46 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.67%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.77%) AWS Certification
4 16 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (3.16%) Degree
6 9 (2.03%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.90%) MCSA
7 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.45%) CCNA
9 2 (0.45%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.45%) MCSE
10 1 (0.23%) CCIE
10 1 (0.23%) CCNP
10 1 (0.23%) CISSP
10 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.23%) SANS
10 1 (0.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.55%) QA
2 5 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 176 (39.73%) Docker
2 25 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.51%) Active Directory
4 14 (3.16%) Xen
5 8 (1.81%) HDFS
6 7 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.35%) vCloud
7 6 (1.35%) vSphere
8 5 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.90%) LXC
9 4 (0.90%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.45%) Gluster
10 2 (0.45%) iptables
10 2 (0.45%) NFS
10 2 (0.45%) XenApp
11 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.23%) Squid
11 1 (0.23%) Varnish
11 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 153 (34.54%) Puppet
2 131 (29.57%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (23.70%) Ansible
4 72 (16.25%) Terraform
5 50 (11.29%) Kubernetes
6 30 (6.77%) logstash
7 28 (6.32%) Kibana
8 13 (2.93%) Salt
9 10 (2.26%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (1.81%) Packer
11 7 (1.58%) Nagios
11 7 (1.58%) SELinux
12 6 (1.35%) Mesos
13 5 (1.13%) Consul
13 5 (1.13%) Grafana
13 5 (1.13%) Graphite
13 5 (1.13%) HAProxy
13 5 (1.13%) OSSEC
14 3 (0.68%) collectd
14 3 (0.68%) StatsD
Vendors
1 33 (7.45%) SaltStack
2 31 (7.00%) VMware
3 29 (6.55%) Oracle
4 26 (5.87%) Microsoft
5 24 (5.42%) Red Hat
6 23 (5.19%) Atlassian
7 22 (4.97%) Google
8 19 (4.29%) New Relic
9 9 (2.03%) SAP
10 8 (1.81%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.35%) Splunk
11 6 (1.35%) Trend Micro
12 5 (1.13%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.13%) HP
12 5 (1.13%) Tableau
13 4 (0.90%) Apigee
13 4 (0.90%) Assembla
13 4 (0.90%) Twilio
14 3 (0.68%) Citrix
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