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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 358 456 459
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +3
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 260 158 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.58% 4.40% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 119 97
Median daily rate £505 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +10.93%
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
5674 3587 2462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 7.11% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3893 2492 1684
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £404 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 55 56
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.88 £21.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.93% +6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.75 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £81.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.64%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +129 214 £519 +9.21% 32
North West +5 19 £450 +20.00% 7
South West +13 11 £438 -2.77% 4
South East +19 5 £475 +18.75% 4
West Midlands -11 3 £450 +80.00% 1
East of England -16 3 £413 -18.31% 2
East Midlands -2 2 - - 2
North East -27 2 £520 +30.00%
Yorkshire +8 1 £450 -15.57%
Amazon EC2
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Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 436 (93.76%) Amazon AWS
2 291 (62.58%) DevOps
3 263 (56.56%) Agile Software Development
4 242 (52.04%) Amazon S3
5 233 (50.11%) Linux
6 190 (40.86%) Docker
7 188 (40.43%) Java
8 175 (37.63%) Amazon RDS
9 173 (37.20%) Python
10 158 (33.98%) Jenkins
11 155 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
12 150 (32.26%) Puppet
13 145 (31.18%) Ruby
14 132 (28.39%) AWS CloudFormation
15 121 (26.02%) Continuous Integration
16 117 (25.16%) Ansible
17 115 (24.73%) TDD
18 114 (24.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 111 (23.87%) JavaScript
20 104 (22.37%) Elasticsearch
21 101 (21.72%) Microsoft Azure
22 96 (20.65%) High Availability
23 95 (20.43%) Git (software)
23 95 (20.43%) Microservices
24 91 (19.57%) Web Services
24 91 (19.57%) Scrum
25 88 (18.92%) Route 53
26 87 (18.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
27 82 (17.63%) Bash Shell
28 80 (17.20%) NoSQL

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
1 104 (22.37%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (13.76%) Apache
3 61 (13.12%) Tomcat
4 51 (10.97%) nginx
5 32 (6.88%) Confluence
6 30 (6.45%) WebLogic
7 26 (5.59%) IIS
7 26 (5.59%) WebSphere
8 25 (5.38%) Apache Spark
9 13 (2.80%) Jetty
10 10 (2.15%) Mongrel
11 8 (1.72%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.72%) CMS
11 8 (1.72%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.51%) Mule
13 5 (1.08%) JBoss
13 5 (1.08%) WordPress
14 4 (0.86%) Mule ESB
14 4 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) SPSS
3 1 (0.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 436 (93.76%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (52.04%) Amazon S3
3 132 (28.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 114 (24.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 101 (21.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 88 (18.92%) Route 53
7 74 (15.91%) Amazon ELB
8 57 (12.26%) Amazon SQS
9 53 (11.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 45 (9.68%) CloudFront
11 42 (9.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 42 (9.03%) AWS Lambda
12 35 (7.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 33 (7.10%) Amazon EMR
13 33 (7.10%) GitHub
14 28 (6.02%) AWS CloudTrail
15 23 (4.95%) Amazon Kinesis
15 23 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
16 20 (4.30%) Google App Engine
17 19 (4.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.82%) VPN
2 33 (7.10%) Firewall
3 27 (5.81%) TCP/IP
4 26 (5.59%) HTTP
5 23 (4.95%) SSL
6 22 (4.73%) DNS
7 15 (3.23%) DHCP
8 12 (2.58%) IPsec
8 12 (2.58%) Kerberos
9 11 (2.37%) LDAP
10 10 (2.15%) FTP
11 7 (1.51%) Internet
12 4 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.65%) VoIP
14 2 (0.43%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.43%) LAN
14 2 (0.43%) SSH
14 2 (0.43%) WAN
15 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
15 1 (0.22%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (37.63%) Amazon RDS
2 87 (18.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 80 (17.20%) NoSQL
4 66 (14.19%) SQL Server
5 57 (12.26%) Hadoop
6 51 (10.97%) MySQL
7 42 (9.03%) MongoDB
8 30 (6.45%) Big Data
9 28 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (4.09%) Redis
11 18 (3.87%) Relational Database
12 16 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (1.94%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.51%) HBase
16 6 (1.29%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.29%) Neo4j
17 5 (1.08%) SimpleDB
18 3 (0.65%) Impala
18 3 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 158 (33.98%) Jenkins
2 95 (20.43%) Git (software)
3 60 (12.90%) TeamCity
4 50 (10.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 43 (9.25%) Subversion
6 41 (8.82%) JIRA
7 40 (8.60%) Maven
8 30 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (5.16%) Vagrant
10 20 (4.30%) JUnit
11 19 (4.09%) Travis CI
12 17 (3.66%) Mockito
13 15 (3.23%) Selenium
14 13 (2.80%) Cucumber
15 12 (2.58%) Gradle
15 12 (2.58%) RSpec
16 11 (2.37%) Artifactory
17 9 (1.94%) SonarQube
18 8 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
19 7 (1.51%) Bitbucket
General
1 69 (14.84%) Finance
2 12 (2.58%) Games
2 12 (2.58%) Retail
3 11 (2.37%) Marketing
3 11 (2.37%) Publishing
4 10 (2.15%) Electronics
4 10 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.94%) Banking
6 7 (1.51%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.86%) Advertising
8 3 (0.65%) Law
8 3 (0.65%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 162 (34.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 116 (24.95%) Developer
3 95 (20.43%) AWS DevOps
3 95 (20.43%) AWS Engineer
4 57 (12.26%) Java Developer
5 41 (8.82%) AWS Developer
5 41 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 32 (6.88%) Linux Engineer
7 28 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 28 (6.02%) Administrator
7 28 (6.02%) Senior DevOps
8 27 (5.81%) Architect
8 27 (5.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 26 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
10 25 (5.38%) Software Engineer
11 22 (4.73%) Cloud Developer
12 21 (4.52%) C# Developer
12 21 (4.52%) Java Engineer
13 20 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (4.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (19.57%) Web Services
2 74 (15.91%) .NET
3 53 (11.40%) Node.js
4 50 (10.75%) ELK Stack
5 48 (10.32%) ASP.NET
5 48 (10.32%) RabbitMQ
6 45 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (9.03%) Spring
8 41 (8.82%) REST
9 40 (8.60%) HTML
10 37 (7.96%) AngularJS
11 28 (6.02%) JSON
12 26 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (5.38%) CSS
13 25 (5.38%) XML
14 24 (5.16%) boto
14 24 (5.16%) J2EE
15 23 (4.95%) Django
15 23 (4.95%) Ember.js
15 23 (4.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 76 (16.34%) Public Cloud
2 26 (5.59%) User Experience
3 21 (4.52%) Blog
4 9 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.51%) PKI
6 7 (1.51%) Wiki
7 6 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.29%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.08%) Clustering
8 5 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.08%) Replication
9 4 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.86%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.65%) Tandem
10 3 (0.65%) W3C
11 2 (0.43%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 233 (50.11%) Linux
2 55 (11.83%) CentOS
3 46 (9.89%) Windows
4 43 (9.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (7.74%) Unix
6 24 (5.16%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.51%) CoreOS
8 7 (1.51%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.08%) Android
9 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.43%) AIX
11 2 (0.43%) Debian
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (62.58%) DevOps
2 263 (56.56%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (26.02%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (24.73%) TDD
5 96 (20.65%) High Availability
6 95 (20.43%) Microservices
7 91 (19.57%) Scrum
8 73 (15.70%) BDD
9 71 (15.27%) Configuration Management
10 67 (14.41%) Open Source
11 65 (13.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 65 (13.98%) E-Commerce
12 61 (13.12%) MVC
13 60 (12.90%) Load Balancing
14 45 (9.68%) Auto-Scaling
15 42 (9.03%) Kanban
15 42 (9.03%) Migration
16 37 (7.96%) Software Engineering
17 26 (5.59%) Continuous Deployment
18 25 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 188 (40.43%) Java
2 173 (37.20%) Python
3 145 (31.18%) Ruby
4 111 (23.87%) JavaScript
5 82 (17.63%) Bash Shell
6 69 (14.84%) Scala
7 62 (13.33%) C#
8 52 (11.18%) PHP
9 44 (9.46%) SQL
10 36 (7.74%) Perl
11 27 (5.81%) Go
12 15 (3.23%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.58%) C
14 7 (1.51%) ActionScript
14 7 (1.51%) ActionScript 2.0
14 7 (1.51%) C++
15 6 (1.29%) Clojure
15 6 (1.29%) R
16 5 (1.08%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.24%) AWS Certification
2 29 (6.24%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.52%) Degree
4 15 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.86%) MCSA
6 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.43%) CCNA
8 2 (0.43%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.43%) MCSE
9 1 (0.22%) CCIE
9 1 (0.22%) CISSP
9 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) SANS
9 1 (0.22%) SSCP
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.31%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 190 (40.86%) Docker
2 27 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.73%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.37%) Xen
5 9 (1.94%) vSphere
6 6 (1.29%) vCloud
6 6 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.08%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.86%) LXC
9 2 (0.43%) Gluster
9 2 (0.43%) iptables
9 2 (0.43%) NFS
9 2 (0.43%) XenApp
10 1 (0.22%) HDFS
10 1 (0.22%) Squid
10 1 (0.22%) Varnish
10 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 155 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 150 (32.26%) Puppet
3 117 (25.16%) Ansible
4 57 (12.26%) Terraform
5 52 (11.18%) Kubernetes
6 28 (6.02%) Kibana
6 28 (6.02%) logstash
7 13 (2.80%) Salt
8 10 (2.15%) Mesos
9 7 (1.51%) Nagios
9 7 (1.51%) SELinux
10 6 (1.29%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.08%) OSSEC
11 5 (1.08%) Packer
12 4 (0.86%) Graphite
13 3 (0.65%) collectd
13 3 (0.65%) Consul
13 3 (0.65%) Grafana
13 3 (0.65%) StatsD
14 2 (0.43%) Marathon
Vendors
1 36 (7.74%) SaltStack
2 34 (7.31%) VMware
3 28 (6.02%) Red Hat
4 24 (5.16%) Google
5 22 (4.73%) Atlassian
5 22 (4.73%) Microsoft
5 22 (4.73%) Oracle
6 18 (3.87%) New Relic
7 14 (3.01%) Rackspace
8 10 (2.15%) SAP
9 7 (1.51%) Adobe
10 6 (1.29%) Splunk
10 6 (1.29%) Tableau
10 6 (1.29%) Trend Micro
11 5 (1.08%) HP
11 5 (1.08%) Juniper
11 5 (1.08%) webMethods
12 4 (0.86%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.86%) IBM
12 4 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
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