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 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 426 462 467
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +5
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 154 89 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.37% 7.30% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 59 53
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+44.58% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1839 1220 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.71% 2.61% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 784 477
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 22 13
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.23 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -13.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £11.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.25 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +7 74 £450 +18.42% 17
South East -12 23 £400 +33.33% 8
North West +3 14 £400 - 1
East of England - 12 £600 - 1
Yorkshire -2 10 - - 1
North East - - - -
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 212 (69.74%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (55.59%) Puppet
3 143 (47.04%) Linux
4 142 (46.71%) DevOps
5 135 (44.41%) Amazon S3
6 132 (43.42%) Web Services
7 117 (38.49%) Python
8 112 (36.84%) Ruby
9 103 (33.88%) Java
10 99 (32.57%) Opscode Chef
11 97 (31.91%) Configuration Management
12 90 (29.61%) MySQL
13 84 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
14 80 (26.32%) Jenkins
15 79 (25.99%) Apache
16 78 (25.66%) UNIX
17 75 (24.67%) Continuous Integration
18 73 (24.01%) Open Source
18 73 (24.01%) Red Hat
19 72 (23.68%) VMware
20 67 (22.04%) TDD
21 64 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
22 63 (20.72%) PHP
23 60 (19.74%) LAMP
24 58 (19.08%) Tomcat
24 58 (19.08%) CentOS
25 56 (18.42%) Bash Shell
26 55 (18.09%) Vagrant
26 55 (18.09%) Oracle
27 51 (16.78%) Scrum

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 79 (25.99%) Apache
2 58 (19.08%) Tomcat
3 49 (16.12%) nginx
4 37 (12.17%) WebSphere
5 27 (8.88%) WebLogic
6 25 (8.22%) Node.js
7 24 (7.89%) Drupal
8 23 (7.57%) OpenStack
9 19 (6.25%) Apache Solr
10 18 (5.92%) IIS
11 17 (5.59%) Apache Spark
12 11 (3.62%) Jetty
13 8 (2.63%) CMS
14 7 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (1.97%) MS Exchange
16 5 (1.64%) JBoss
17 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
18 2 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
18 2 (0.66%) Kentico
18 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 212 (69.74%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (44.41%) Amazon S3
3 42 (13.82%) Amazon ELB
4 35 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (10.20%) Route 53
6 20 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (5.26%) SaaS
8 14 (4.61%) Google App Engine
8 14 (4.61%) Amazon EMR
8 14 (4.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (4.28%) PaaS
10 11 (3.62%) Joyent
11 8 (2.63%) Heroku
11 8 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (1.64%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.66%) Office 365
13 2 (0.66%) IaaS
13 2 (0.66%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.20%) DNS
2 23 (7.57%) TCP/IP
2 23 (7.57%) DHCP
2 23 (7.57%) Firewall
3 19 (6.25%) SSL
4 15 (4.93%) IPsec
4 15 (4.93%) HTTP
5 14 (4.61%) Internet
6 11 (3.62%) FTP
7 8 (2.63%) Network Security
8 5 (1.64%) DSL
9 4 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.32%) BIG-IP
9 4 (1.32%) VLAN
10 3 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.66%) MRTG
11 2 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.66%) DAB
12 1 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (29.61%) MySQL
2 38 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 36 (11.84%) MongoDB
4 27 (8.88%) Hadoop
5 26 (8.55%) Oracle Exadata
6 25 (8.22%) NoSQL
7 22 (7.24%) Big Data
8 16 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 16 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.96%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.63%) Redis
12 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.97%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.64%) SimpleDB
14 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.64%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (1.32%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 80 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 46 (15.13%) Maven
3 36 (11.84%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 23 (7.57%) JUnit
6 22 (7.24%) Subversion
6 22 (7.24%) Mockito
7 20 (6.58%) RSpec
8 19 (6.25%) Selenium
9 18 (5.92%) JIRA
10 15 (4.93%) Hudson
11 12 (3.95%) PHPUnit
12 10 (3.29%) NUnit
13 7 (2.30%) Ant
14 3 (0.99%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.99%) jMock
14 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.99%) DbUnit
14 3 (0.99%) Grunt
14 3 (0.99%) Gradle
General
1 23 (7.57%) Finance
2 16 (5.26%) Marketing
3 14 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.95%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.97%) Electronics
7 4 (1.32%) Advertising
7 4 (1.32%) Publishing
7 4 (1.32%) Retail
8 3 (0.99%) Games
8 3 (0.99%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (33.55%) Developer
2 43 (14.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (11.51%) Java Developer
4 26 (8.55%) Consultant
5 23 (7.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 19 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 19 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 18 (5.92%) Architect
8 17 (5.59%) Senior Consultant
8 17 (5.59%) DevOps Consultant
9 14 (4.61%) Drupal Developer
10 11 (3.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 10 (3.29%) Software Engineer
12 9 (2.96%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.96%) Administrator
13 8 (2.63%) Android Developer
13 8 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
14 7 (2.30%) Development Engineer
14 7 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (43.42%) Web Services
2 60 (19.74%) LAMP
3 44 (14.47%) CSS
4 36 (11.84%) Spring
5 34 (11.18%) HTML
6 30 (9.87%) Ajax
7 29 (9.54%) .NET
8 26 (8.55%) WebSphere MQ
8 26 (8.55%) RESTful
9 21 (6.91%) Hibernate
9 21 (6.91%) JSON
10 19 (6.25%) Spring MVC
11 18 (5.92%) JPA
12 17 (5.59%) jQuery
12 17 (5.59%) ActiveMQ
13 16 (5.26%) J2EE
13 16 (5.26%) Memcached
14 15 (4.93%) Servlets
15 14 (4.61%) Middleware
16 13 (4.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (24.01%) Open Source
2 36 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (9.87%) Clustering
4 22 (7.24%) Taxonomies
5 12 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.95%) Social Media
5 12 (3.95%) Hedge funds
5 12 (3.95%) User Experience
6 11 (3.62%) Blog
7 8 (2.63%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.30%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.97%) DTV
10 5 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.64%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.32%) Statistics
12 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.99%) Replication
12 3 (0.99%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 143 (47.04%) Linux
2 78 (25.66%) UNIX
3 58 (19.08%) CentOS
4 32 (10.53%) Windows
5 14 (4.61%) Ubuntu
5 14 (4.61%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (3.62%) Android
7 8 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.32%) Debian
9 3 (0.99%) Fedora
9 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.66%) VMS
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (46.71%) DevOps
2 97 (31.91%) Configuration Management
3 84 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (24.67%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (22.04%) TDD
6 51 (16.78%) Scrum
7 45 (14.80%) SOA
7 45 (14.80%) BDD
8 44 (14.47%) MVC
9 37 (12.17%) Kanban
9 37 (12.17%) Load Balancing
10 35 (11.51%) E-Commerce
11 21 (6.91%) Automated Testing
12 19 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 17 (5.59%) Unit Testing
14 16 (5.26%) High Availability
15 14 (4.61%) Web Development
16 13 (4.28%) MapReduce
16 13 (4.28%) Test Automation
17 11 (3.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 117 (38.49%) Python
2 112 (36.84%) Ruby
3 103 (33.88%) Java
4 63 (20.72%) PHP
5 56 (18.42%) Bash Shell
6 43 (14.14%) JavaScript
7 41 (13.49%) SQL
8 24 (7.89%) Perl
9 17 (5.59%) C#
10 12 (3.95%) PHP5
10 12 (3.95%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.96%) C++
12 6 (1.97%) Scala
12 6 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.99%) Golang
14 2 (0.66%) C
14 2 (0.66%) Clojure
14 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.33%) VBA
15 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.59%) Degree
2 8 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.32%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.33%) PhD
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.33%) RHCE
4 1 (0.33%) PMP
4 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.33%) RHCT
4 1 (0.33%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.92%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (9.21%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (6.91%) vCloud
4 19 (6.25%) VirtualBox
5 18 (5.92%) Docker
6 16 (5.26%) Varnish
6 16 (5.26%) Xen
7 14 (4.61%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.64%) vSphere
9 4 (1.32%) Postfix
9 4 (1.32%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 169 (55.59%) Puppet
2 99 (32.57%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (18.09%) Vagrant
4 46 (15.13%) Nagios
5 26 (8.55%) SELinux
6 24 (7.89%) Salt
7 21 (6.91%) Ansible
7 21 (6.91%) Cacti
8 5 (1.64%) logstash
8 5 (1.64%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.32%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.99%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.99%) Mesos
11 2 (0.66%) Graphite
11 2 (0.66%) Opsview
12 1 (0.33%) SmokePing
12 1 (0.33%) StatsD
12 1 (0.33%) OpenView
12 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 73 (24.01%) Red Hat
2 72 (23.68%) VMware
3 55 (18.09%) Oracle
4 31 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 26 (8.55%) IBM
6 23 (7.57%) Rackspace
7 22 (7.24%) New Relic
7 22 (7.24%) Percona
8 17 (5.59%) Google
9 13 (4.28%) RightScale
9 13 (4.28%) Remedy
10 10 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (2.63%) SAP
11 8 (2.63%) Cisco
12 6 (1.97%) EMC
13 4 (1.32%) Citrix
13 4 (1.32%) F5
14 3 (0.99%) Juniper
15 2 (0.66%) Teradata
15 2 (0.66%) Sun
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £345 per day DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Execellence ltd
Rate: VAT
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
New Gen Technology
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day + Extension
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 6 days ago