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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 426 482 465
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -17
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 202 162 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.49% 4.92% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 109 73
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
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
5781 3295 2393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.64% 6.24% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3982 2222 1539
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 56 47
Median hourly rate £19.61 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +72 137 £500 +11.11% 19
South East +29 20 £500 +15.94% 5
South West +25 19 £450 -5.26% 7
North West -3 7 £548 +15.26% 4
East Midlands - 7 £400 - 1
North East -28 4 £515 +3.00%
West Midlands -19 3 £383 - 2
East of England -18 2 - - 4
Yorkshire -21 2 £388 -25.51% 1
Midlands -5 1 £500 -
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 372 (94.18%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (61.27%) DevOps
3 212 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (48.10%) Linux
5 172 (43.54%) Java
6 169 (42.78%) Amazon S3
7 140 (35.44%) Amazon RDS
8 133 (33.67%) JavaScript
8 133 (33.67%) Ruby
9 131 (33.16%) Python
10 127 (32.15%) TDD
11 124 (31.39%) Opscode Chef
12 123 (31.14%) Docker
13 122 (30.89%) Puppet
14 119 (30.13%) Jenkins
15 112 (28.35%) AWS CloudFormation
16 105 (26.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 99 (25.06%) Continuous Integration
18 91 (23.04%) Ansible
19 85 (21.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 80 (20.25%) NoSQL
21 79 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
21 79 (20.00%) Git (software)
22 75 (18.99%) BDD
23 74 (18.73%) Microservices
24 72 (18.23%) TeamCity
25 70 (17.72%) Scrum
26 68 (17.22%) .NET
27 67 (16.96%) MVC
28 66 (16.71%) High Availability

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 79 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 56 (14.18%) Apache
3 49 (12.41%) Tomcat
4 37 (9.37%) WebLogic
5 28 (7.09%) WebSphere
6 26 (6.58%) nginx
7 21 (5.32%) IIS
8 16 (4.05%) Confluence
8 16 (4.05%) Jetty
9 12 (3.04%) Mongrel
9 12 (3.04%) WordPress
10 11 (2.78%) Apache Spark
10 11 (2.78%) CMS
11 10 (2.53%) OpenStack
11 10 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (2.03%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.77%) Mule
14 4 (1.01%) Mule ESB
15 3 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 372 (94.18%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (42.78%) Amazon S3
3 112 (28.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 105 (26.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 52 (13.16%) Route 53
6 49 (12.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 45 (11.39%) Amazon ELB
8 44 (11.14%) Amazon SQS
9 43 (10.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 39 (9.87%) GitHub
11 38 (9.62%) Google App Engine
12 36 (9.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 35 (8.86%) AWS Lambda
13 35 (8.86%) CloudFront
14 31 (7.85%) Cloud Computing
15 26 (6.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 18 (4.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 17 (4.30%) Amazon Kinesis
18 9 (2.28%) PaaS
19 8 (2.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.82%) Firewall
1 23 (5.82%) HTTP
2 22 (5.57%) DNS
3 19 (4.81%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.30%) SSL
5 16 (4.05%) VPN
6 15 (3.80%) DHCP
7 12 (3.04%) FTP
7 12 (3.04%) IPsec
8 8 (2.03%) LDAP
9 6 (1.52%) Internet
9 6 (1.52%) Kerberos
10 5 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.27%) LAN
10 5 (1.27%) WAN
11 3 (0.76%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.76%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.76%) SAN
11 3 (0.76%) VLAN
11 3 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (35.44%) Amazon RDS
2 85 (21.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 80 (20.25%) NoSQL
4 57 (14.43%) Hadoop
5 56 (14.18%) SQL Server
6 50 (12.66%) MySQL
7 38 (9.62%) MongoDB
8 34 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (4.05%) Redis
11 13 (3.29%) Big Data
12 10 (2.53%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.28%) Neo4j
13 9 (2.28%) SimpleDB
14 8 (2.03%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (1.52%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.52%) HBase
16 3 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
16 3 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 119 (30.13%) Jenkins
2 79 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 72 (18.23%) TeamCity
4 45 (11.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 37 (9.37%) Maven
5 37 (9.37%) Subversion
6 31 (7.85%) Travis CI
7 28 (7.09%) JIRA
8 27 (6.84%) Vagrant
9 24 (6.08%) JUnit
10 21 (5.32%) Selenium
11 20 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (4.81%) Mockito
13 15 (3.80%) Gradle
13 15 (3.80%) RSpec
14 13 (3.29%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.77%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.77%) Hudson
16 5 (1.27%) GoCD
16 5 (1.27%) SonarQube
General
1 59 (14.94%) Finance
2 13 (3.29%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.78%) Publishing
4 10 (2.53%) Retail
5 9 (2.28%) Marketing
6 8 (2.03%) Electronics
6 8 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.01%) Advertising
7 4 (1.01%) Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 139 (35.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 137 (34.68%) Developer
3 65 (16.46%) Java Developer
4 58 (14.68%) AWS Engineer
5 46 (11.65%) AWS DevOps
6 44 (11.14%) AWS Developer
7 27 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
8 26 (6.58%) Cloud Developer
9 24 (6.08%) Senior DevOps
9 24 (6.08%) Software Engineer
10 23 (5.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 21 (5.32%) .NET Developer
11 21 (5.32%) Java Engineer
12 20 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
12 20 (5.06%) Senior Developer
13 18 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (4.56%) C# Developer
13 18 (4.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 18 (4.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 17 (4.30%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (17.22%) .NET
2 61 (15.44%) Web Services
3 51 (12.91%) Node.js
4 49 (12.41%) HTML
5 48 (12.15%) RabbitMQ
6 44 (11.14%) ASP.NET
7 40 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (9.87%) Spring
9 37 (9.37%) HTML5
10 36 (9.11%) AngularJS
11 35 (8.86%) CSS
12 29 (7.34%) J2EE
13 28 (7.09%) ELK Stack
14 27 (6.84%) REST
15 25 (6.33%) XML
16 24 (6.08%) Ember.js
17 22 (5.57%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (5.57%) jQuery
17 22 (5.57%) LAMP
18 21 (5.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.68%) Public Cloud
2 26 (6.58%) User Experience
3 21 (5.32%) Blog
4 9 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.27%) Clustering
6 4 (1.01%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.01%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.01%) Wiki
7 3 (0.76%) Fintech
7 3 (0.76%) MPEG
7 3 (0.76%) Replication
7 3 (0.76%) Tandem
8 2 (0.51%) Derivative
8 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.51%) PKI
8 2 (0.51%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 190 (48.10%) Linux
2 47 (11.90%) Windows
3 43 (10.89%) Unix
4 25 (6.33%) CentOS
5 19 (4.81%) Ubuntu
6 17 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.53%) Android
9 9 (2.28%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.03%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.52%) Windows Server
11 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.27%) Debian
13 4 (1.01%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.51%) Fedora
15 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (61.27%) DevOps
2 212 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (32.15%) TDD
4 99 (25.06%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (18.99%) BDD
6 74 (18.73%) Microservices
7 70 (17.72%) Scrum
8 67 (16.96%) MVC
9 66 (16.71%) High Availability
10 65 (16.46%) Continuous Delivery
11 64 (16.20%) E-Commerce
12 63 (15.95%) Open Source
13 55 (13.92%) Configuration Management
14 47 (11.90%) Kanban
15 45 (11.39%) Migration
16 43 (10.89%) Load Balancing
17 39 (9.87%) Software Engineering
18 28 (7.09%) Web Operations
19 27 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
20 22 (5.57%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 172 (43.54%) Java
2 133 (33.67%) JavaScript
2 133 (33.67%) Ruby
3 131 (33.16%) Python
4 58 (14.68%) Scala
5 57 (14.43%) PHP
6 55 (13.92%) C#
7 44 (11.14%) Bash Shell
8 35 (8.86%) SQL
9 31 (7.85%) Perl
10 27 (6.84%) PowerShell
11 13 (3.29%) Go
12 11 (2.78%) Clojure
13 8 (2.03%) C++
13 8 (2.03%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.77%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.52%) C
16 4 (1.01%) Groovy
17 3 (0.76%) Erlang
17 3 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (5.82%) Degree
2 21 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.77%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.27%) CCNA
6 5 (1.27%) MCSA
6 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.76%) MCSE
9 2 (0.51%) CCNP
9 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) CCIE
10 1 (0.25%) CCSE
10 1 (0.25%) CISSP
10 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.34%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 123 (31.14%) Docker
2 34 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.06%) vSphere
4 15 (3.80%) Xen
5 14 (3.54%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.29%) Active Directory
7 5 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.01%) vCloud
9 3 (0.76%) NFS
9 3 (0.76%) Squid
10 2 (0.51%) HDFS
10 2 (0.51%) Varnish
10 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.25%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.25%) Gluster
11 1 (0.25%) iptables
11 1 (0.25%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.25%) Postfix
11 1 (0.25%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 124 (31.39%) Opscode Chef
2 122 (30.89%) Puppet
3 91 (23.04%) Ansible
4 35 (8.86%) Kubernetes
5 19 (4.81%) logstash
6 18 (4.56%) Terraform
7 16 (4.05%) Kibana
8 12 (3.04%) Mesos
9 3 (0.76%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.76%) Nessus
9 3 (0.76%) Oozie
9 3 (0.76%) Packer
9 3 (0.76%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.51%) Nagios
10 2 (0.51%) Salt
10 2 (0.51%) SELinux
11 1 (0.25%) Grafana
11 1 (0.25%) Graphite
11 1 (0.25%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.25%) Icinga
Vendors
1 40 (10.13%) Google
2 37 (9.37%) VMware
3 31 (7.85%) SaltStack
4 25 (6.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (5.57%) Rackspace
6 20 (5.06%) Oracle
7 19 (4.81%) Atlassian
8 17 (4.30%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.78%) Adobe
9 11 (2.78%) webMethods
10 8 (2.03%) RedDot
10 8 (2.03%) SAP
11 6 (1.52%) Splunk
12 5 (1.27%) Citrix
12 5 (1.27%) IBM
12 5 (1.27%) Juniper
13 4 (1.01%) AppDynamics
13 4 (1.01%) HP
13 4 (1.01%) New Relic
13 4 (1.01%) Zend
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £525 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £490 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 18 days ago