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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 421 494 441
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -53
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 212 153 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.84% 4.65% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 86 76
Median daily rate £475 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £344
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +23.63%
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
5520 3288 2344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.15% 6.21% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3863 2194 1510
Median daily rate £468 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 55 53
Median hourly rate £19.61 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.72 £39.70 £35.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +80 139 £500 +17.64% 28
South East +33 30 £475 +31.03% 8
South West +23 20 £450 +20.00% 10
East Midlands - 7 £400 -
West Midlands - 7 £415 - 1
North West -9 5 £438 -7.89% 6
Yorkshire -14 2 - - 3
East of England +8 1 - -
Midlands -9 1 £500 -
North East -30 1 - -
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 355 (94.92%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (62.03%) DevOps
3 188 (50.27%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (47.59%) Java
5 177 (47.33%) Linux
6 165 (44.12%) Amazon S3
7 129 (34.49%) Ruby
8 128 (34.22%) JavaScript
9 123 (32.89%) Opscode Chef
10 121 (32.35%) TDD
11 118 (31.55%) Amazon RDS
12 117 (31.28%) Puppet
13 115 (30.75%) Jenkins
14 104 (27.81%) Python
15 101 (27.01%) AWS CloudFormation
16 98 (26.20%) Docker
16 98 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (24.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 91 (24.33%) Ansible
18 88 (23.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 80 (21.39%) Git (software)
20 76 (20.32%) NoSQL
20 76 (20.32%) BDD
21 74 (19.79%) TeamCity
22 73 (19.52%) Microservices
23 70 (18.72%) MVC
24 68 (18.18%) .NET
25 63 (16.84%) Configuration Management
25 63 (16.84%) Elasticsearch
25 63 (16.84%) Continuous Delivery

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 63 (16.84%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (12.83%) Apache
3 46 (12.30%) Tomcat
4 36 (9.63%) WebLogic
5 29 (7.75%) WebSphere
6 21 (5.61%) IIS
7 20 (5.35%) nginx
8 14 (3.74%) Jetty
9 12 (3.21%) Mongrel
9 12 (3.21%) WordPress
10 11 (2.94%) Confluence
10 11 (2.94%) Mule
11 10 (2.67%) Apache Spark
11 10 (2.67%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (2.14%) CMS
12 8 (2.14%) Mule ESB
13 7 (1.87%) OpenStack
14 6 (1.60%) Apache Solr
15 5 (1.34%) JBoss
16 3 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 355 (94.92%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (44.12%) Amazon S3
3 101 (27.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 91 (24.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 50 (13.37%) Route 53
6 49 (13.10%) Amazon SQS
7 46 (12.30%) Amazon ELB
8 42 (11.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 38 (10.16%) Google App Engine
10 37 (9.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 37 (9.89%) GitHub
11 34 (9.09%) CloudFront
12 32 (8.56%) AWS Lambda
12 32 (8.56%) Cloud Computing
13 31 (8.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 28 (7.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 26 (6.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 16 (4.28%) Amazon Kinesis
17 10 (2.67%) Amazon EMR
18 9 (2.41%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.49%) DNS
2 27 (7.22%) HTTP
3 22 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.55%) SSL
5 14 (3.74%) DHCP
6 12 (3.21%) FTP
6 12 (3.21%) IPsec
6 12 (3.21%) VPN
7 10 (2.67%) Internet
8 8 (2.14%) Firewall
9 6 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.60%) LDAP
10 5 (1.34%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.34%) SMTP
11 4 (1.07%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.07%) LAN
11 4 (1.07%) SAN
11 4 (1.07%) WAN
12 3 (0.80%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (31.55%) Amazon RDS
2 88 (23.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 76 (20.32%) NoSQL
4 58 (15.51%) Hadoop
5 49 (13.10%) MySQL
5 49 (13.10%) SQL Server
6 38 (10.16%) MongoDB
7 36 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (4.55%) Redis
10 13 (3.48%) Big Data
11 12 (3.21%) Relational Database
12 10 (2.67%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.67%) SimpleDB
13 9 (2.41%) Neo4j
14 7 (1.87%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (1.60%) HBase
16 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database
17 3 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 115 (30.75%) Jenkins
2 80 (21.39%) Git (software)
3 74 (19.79%) TeamCity
4 41 (10.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 37 (9.89%) Maven
6 33 (8.82%) Subversion
7 31 (8.29%) Travis CI
8 27 (7.22%) Vagrant
9 26 (6.95%) JIRA
10 24 (6.42%) JUnit
11 22 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (4.81%) Mockito
13 17 (4.55%) Selenium
14 14 (3.74%) RSpec
15 13 (3.48%) Cucumber
16 12 (3.21%) Gradle
17 7 (1.87%) Bitbucket
17 7 (1.87%) GoCD
18 6 (1.60%) Hudson
19 5 (1.34%) GitLab
General
1 59 (15.78%) Finance
2 16 (4.28%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.21%) Marketing
4 11 (2.94%) Electronics
4 11 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.94%) Publishing
5 10 (2.67%) Retail
6 6 (1.60%) Banking
7 4 (1.07%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 134 (35.83%) Developer
1 134 (35.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (17.91%) Java Developer
3 61 (16.31%) AWS Engineer
4 48 (12.83%) AWS DevOps
5 43 (11.50%) AWS Developer
6 28 (7.49%) Cloud Engineer
7 25 (6.68%) Cloud Developer
7 25 (6.68%) Senior Developer
8 23 (6.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 23 (6.15%) Senior DevOps
9 21 (5.61%) .NET Developer
9 21 (5.61%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (5.61%) Software Engineer
10 19 (5.08%) Java Engineer
10 19 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (4.81%) C# Developer
12 17 (4.55%) Administrator
12 17 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (18.18%) .NET
2 59 (15.78%) Web Services
3 51 (13.64%) Node.js
4 48 (12.83%) RabbitMQ
5 44 (11.76%) HTML
6 42 (11.23%) ASP.NET
7 39 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (10.16%) Spring
9 34 (9.09%) CSS
10 32 (8.56%) HTML5
10 32 (8.56%) J2EE
11 29 (7.75%) AngularJS
11 29 (7.75%) XML
12 28 (7.49%) REST
13 26 (6.95%) JSON
14 25 (6.68%) Hibernate
15 23 (6.15%) Ember.js
16 21 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (5.61%) jQuery
17 19 (5.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.57%) Public Cloud
2 27 (7.22%) User Experience
3 20 (5.35%) Blog
4 10 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.60%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.34%) PKI
7 4 (1.07%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.07%) MPEG
7 4 (1.07%) Wiki
8 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.80%) Clustering
8 3 (0.80%) Fintech
8 3 (0.80%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.80%) Replication
8 3 (0.80%) Tandem
9 2 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.53%) Derivative
9 2 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 177 (47.33%) Linux
2 48 (12.83%) Windows
3 47 (12.57%) Unix
4 31 (8.29%) CentOS
5 22 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 13 (3.48%) Android
8 12 (3.21%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.14%) Mac OS
9 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.34%) CoreOS
11 5 (1.34%) Debian
12 4 (1.07%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.07%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.80%) Fedora
14 2 (0.53%) Solaris
14 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (62.03%) DevOps
2 188 (50.27%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (32.35%) TDD
4 98 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (20.32%) BDD
6 73 (19.52%) Microservices
7 70 (18.72%) MVC
8 63 (16.84%) Configuration Management
8 63 (16.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 60 (16.04%) E-Commerce
10 59 (15.78%) Scrum
11 55 (14.71%) Open Source
12 49 (13.10%) High Availability
13 45 (12.03%) Kanban
14 35 (9.36%) Software Engineering
15 31 (8.29%) Migration
16 26 (6.95%) Load Balancing
17 23 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (5.88%) Web Operations
19 21 (5.61%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 178 (47.59%) Java
2 129 (34.49%) Ruby
3 128 (34.22%) JavaScript
4 104 (27.81%) Python
5 54 (14.44%) Scala
6 52 (13.90%) C#
6 52 (13.90%) PHP
7 41 (10.96%) SQL
8 34 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 28 (7.49%) Perl
10 27 (7.22%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.74%) Go
12 13 (3.48%) Clojure
13 9 (2.41%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.14%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.87%) C++
16 4 (1.07%) C
16 4 (1.07%) Groovy
17 3 (0.80%) Erlang
17 3 (0.80%) Jython
Qualifications
1 23 (6.15%) Degree
2 15 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.87%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.34%) CCNA
6 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) CCNP
7 2 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) MCSA
7 2 (0.53%) MCSE
7 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) CCIE
8 1 (0.27%) CCSE
8 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.49%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 98 (26.20%) Docker
2 35 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.81%) vSphere
4 14 (3.74%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.48%) Xen
6 9 (2.41%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.07%) NFS
7 4 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.53%) etcd
8 2 (0.53%) flannel
8 2 (0.53%) Postfix
8 2 (0.53%) Squid
8 2 (0.53%) Varnish
8 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.27%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.27%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 123 (32.89%) Opscode Chef
2 117 (31.28%) Puppet
3 91 (24.33%) Ansible
4 33 (8.82%) Kubernetes
5 16 (4.28%) Terraform
6 12 (3.21%) Mesos
7 7 (1.87%) logstash
8 5 (1.34%) Kibana
9 4 (1.07%) Grafana
9 4 (1.07%) Packer
10 3 (0.80%) Consul
10 3 (0.80%) Graphite
10 3 (0.80%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.80%) Nagios
10 3 (0.80%) Nessus
10 3 (0.80%) Oozie
10 3 (0.80%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.80%) Salt
11 2 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (10.43%) Google
2 38 (10.16%) VMware
3 24 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.42%) Oracle
4 23 (6.15%) Rackspace
5 17 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.28%) SaltStack
7 15 (4.01%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.94%) SAP
8 11 (2.94%) webMethods
9 10 (2.67%) Adobe
10 8 (2.14%) RedDot
11 6 (1.60%) Citrix
11 6 (1.60%) Splunk
12 5 (1.34%) Juniper
13 4 (1.07%) AppDynamics
13 4 (1.07%) IBM
13 4 (1.07%) NetApp
13 4 (1.07%) New Relic
13 4 (1.07%) Zend
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