The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 419 400 453
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +53
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 151 145 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.04% 13.16% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 111 74
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1671 1102 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.38% 2.37% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 758 421
Average daily rate £410 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 5
Average hourly rate £16.63 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.71 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Amazon EC2
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
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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 +36 105 £413 +3.12% 27
South East -11 20 £344 +71.87% 5
South West -17 12 £350 -
North West +3 6 £425 - 4
East of England -23 6 £200 - 8
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
Amazon EC2
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Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 194 (74.62%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (59.23%) Puppet
3 141 (54.23%) Linux
4 132 (50.77%) DevOps
5 112 (43.08%) Amazon S3
6 110 (42.31%) Python
7 102 (39.23%) Web Services
7 102 (39.23%) Ruby
8 87 (33.46%) UNIX
9 85 (32.69%) Java
9 85 (32.69%) Configuration Management
10 79 (30.38%) MySQL
11 76 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
11 76 (29.23%) Jenkins
12 75 (28.85%) Apache
13 74 (28.46%) VMware
14 73 (28.08%) Open Source
15 72 (27.69%) Red Hat
16 69 (26.54%) Opscode Chef
17 66 (25.38%) Tomcat
18 61 (23.46%) CentOS
19 59 (22.69%) Oracle
20 58 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
21 56 (21.54%) Bash Shell
21 56 (21.54%) Scrum
21 56 (21.54%) WebSphere
22 54 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
23 53 (20.38%) Amazon ELB
24 50 (19.23%) JIRA
25 48 (18.46%) LAMP

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 75 (28.85%) Apache
2 66 (25.38%) Tomcat
3 56 (21.54%) WebSphere
4 44 (16.92%) WebLogic
5 40 (15.38%) nginx
6 18 (6.92%) OpenStack
7 16 (6.15%) Node.js
8 15 (5.77%) Jetty
9 11 (4.23%) IIS
10 9 (3.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (3.08%) Drupal
12 7 (2.69%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.54%) Confluence
13 4 (1.54%) CMS
14 3 (1.15%) WordPress
14 3 (1.15%) MQSeries
14 3 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
15 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.77%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (8.46%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 194 (74.62%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (43.08%) Amazon S3
3 53 (20.38%) Amazon ELB
4 37 (14.23%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (13.08%) SaaS
6 32 (12.31%) Route 53
7 23 (8.85%) PaaS
8 16 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (6.15%) Google App Engine
9 10 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (3.85%) ElastiCache
10 7 (2.69%) CloudFront
11 5 (1.92%) IaaS
11 5 (1.92%) Joyent
12 4 (1.54%) Heroku
13 3 (1.15%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.77%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.46%) DNS
2 33 (12.69%) DHCP
3 29 (11.15%) Firewall
4 19 (7.31%) HTTP
5 11 (4.23%) SSL
5 11 (4.23%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.85%) IPsec
6 10 (3.85%) FTP
7 9 (3.46%) Internet
8 6 (2.31%) Network Security
9 4 (1.54%) VPN
9 4 (1.54%) LDAP
10 2 (0.77%) LAN
10 2 (0.77%) WAN
10 2 (0.77%) SMTP
11 1 (0.38%) SNMP
11 1 (0.38%) NetScreen
11 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.38%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (30.38%) MySQL
2 48 (18.46%) Amazon RDS
3 29 (11.15%) Oracle Exadata
4 27 (10.38%) NoSQL
5 24 (9.23%) MongoDB
5 24 (9.23%) SQL Server
6 23 (8.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 18 (6.92%) Big Data
7 18 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.31%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.31%) Redis
12 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.15%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.77%) JasperReports
14 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 76 (29.23%) Jenkins
2 50 (19.23%) JIRA
3 44 (16.92%) Maven
4 33 (12.69%) Hudson
5 32 (12.31%) Git (software)
6 28 (10.77%) Subversion
7 21 (8.08%) Cucumber
8 18 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (5.77%) Ant
10 12 (4.62%) TeamCity
11 11 (4.23%) Gerrit
11 11 (4.23%) AnthillPro
11 11 (4.23%) Mercurial
12 10 (3.85%) JUnit
13 9 (3.46%) RSpec
14 8 (3.08%) Visual Studio
15 6 (2.31%) NUnit
15 6 (2.31%) PHPUnit
15 6 (2.31%) Selenium
15 6 (2.31%) Grunt
General
1 32 (12.31%) Finance
2 20 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 9 (3.46%) Marketing
4 6 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.92%) Electronics
5 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.92%) Billing
6 3 (1.15%) Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (27.69%) Developer
2 60 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (9.23%) Java Developer
4 23 (8.85%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (5.77%) C# Developer
6 15 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (5.38%) Consultant
8 12 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.23%) Architect
10 10 (3.85%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.46%) Deployment Manager
11 9 (3.46%) Development Engineer
12 8 (3.08%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.08%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (3.08%) DevOps Consultant
13 7 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.69%) Web Engineer
14 6 (2.31%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (39.23%) Web Services
2 48 (18.46%) LAMP
3 39 (15.00%) .NET
4 29 (11.15%) CSS
4 29 (11.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 23 (8.85%) HTML
6 22 (8.46%) Servlets
7 21 (8.08%) J2EE
8 19 (7.31%) Spring
9 15 (5.77%) jQuery
10 14 (5.38%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (5.38%) WCF
10 14 (5.38%) Middleware
10 14 (5.38%) ASP.NET
11 12 (4.62%) RESTful
12 11 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (4.23%) JSON
12 11 (4.23%) Spring MVC
13 10 (3.85%) HTML5
13 10 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 73 (28.08%) Open Source
2 30 (11.54%) Clustering
3 20 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.31%) Blog
4 6 (2.31%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.92%) Taxonomies
5 5 (1.92%) DTV
5 5 (1.92%) Xbox
6 3 (1.15%) Linked Data
6 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.77%) Economics
7 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.38%) Online Games
8 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.38%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.38%) Social Media
8 1 (0.38%) Statistics
8 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 141 (54.23%) Linux
2 87 (33.46%) UNIX
3 61 (23.46%) CentOS
4 30 (11.54%) SELinux
5 23 (8.85%) Windows
6 12 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.08%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.31%) Fedora
10 6 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.92%) Android
12 4 (1.54%) Debian
13 3 (1.15%) Solaris
14 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.38%) SUSE
15 1 (0.38%) AIX
15 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.38%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (50.77%) DevOps
2 85 (32.69%) Configuration Management
3 76 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (21.54%) Scrum
5 54 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (16.54%) TDD
6 43 (16.54%) SOA
7 33 (12.69%) Software Engineering
8 30 (11.54%) MVC
9 29 (11.15%) Kanban
10 28 (10.77%) BDD
11 21 (8.08%) Load Balancing
12 18 (6.92%) Unit Testing
13 17 (6.54%) Automated Testing
14 16 (6.15%) Pair Programming
15 13 (5.00%) E-Commerce
16 12 (4.62%) Web Development
17 11 (4.23%) ETL
18 9 (3.46%) OO
18 9 (3.46%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 110 (42.31%) Python
2 102 (39.23%) Ruby
3 85 (32.69%) Java
4 56 (21.54%) Bash Shell
5 40 (15.38%) PHP
6 31 (11.92%) SQL
7 30 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 27 (10.38%) Perl
9 22 (8.46%) C#
10 13 (5.00%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.23%) Shell Script
12 10 (3.85%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.85%) Scala
13 7 (2.69%) Groovy
14 6 (2.31%) PHP5
15 4 (1.54%) C++
16 3 (1.15%) Clojure
17 2 (0.77%) C
18 1 (0.38%) Korn
18 1 (0.38%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (1.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.15%) Degree
2 3 (1.15%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) PhD
3 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.23%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
3 29 (11.15%) vCloud
4 11 (4.23%) Xen
5 7 (2.69%) Varnish
5 7 (2.69%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.92%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.15%) KVM
8 2 (0.77%) Docker
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.38%) Snort
9 1 (0.38%) Squid
9 1 (0.38%) qmail
9 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.38%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 154 (59.23%) Puppet
2 69 (26.54%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (17.69%) Vagrant
4 36 (13.85%) Nagios
5 16 (6.15%) Cacti
6 12 (4.62%) Ansible
7 8 (3.08%) Salt
8 5 (1.92%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.15%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.77%) OpenSSO
11 1 (0.38%) YUM
11 1 (0.38%) Munin
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.38%) Nessus
11 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 74 (28.46%) VMware
2 72 (27.69%) Red Hat
3 59 (22.69%) Oracle
4 33 (12.69%) IBM
5 26 (10.00%) Remedy
5 26 (10.00%) RightScale
6 20 (7.69%) Google
7 19 (7.31%) New Relic
8 15 (5.77%) Percona
9 14 (5.38%) Microsoft
10 13 (5.00%) Sun
11 12 (4.62%) Rackspace
12 8 (3.08%) EMC
13 5 (1.92%) SAP
13 5 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.92%) Twitter
14 4 (1.54%) Adobe
15 3 (1.15%) JBoss
15 3 (1.15%) hybris
15 3 (1.15%) SaltStack
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