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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 420 448 499
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +51
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 176 146 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.90% 6.54% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 94 60
Average daily rate £460 £439 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +15.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £308
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +38.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3589 2232 1398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.61% 4.74% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2538 1468 912
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 30
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +31.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 117 £475 +5.55% 30
South East +17 28 £420 -1.17% 8
East of England +6 9 £450 -18.18% 7
South West +4 7 £380 -6.46% 2
North West -16 6 £400 +6.66%
Yorkshire -23 4 £550 - 3
North East - 2 - - 2
East Midlands -16 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 338 (96.57%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (60.29%) Java
3 181 (51.71%) DevOps
4 173 (49.43%) Jenkins
4 173 (49.43%) Linux
5 157 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
6 141 (40.29%) Continuous Integration
7 137 (39.14%) Puppet
8 125 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
9 111 (31.71%) Python
10 110 (31.43%) Tomcat
11 101 (28.86%) Amazon S3
12 98 (28.00%) VMware
12 98 (28.00%) Google
13 97 (27.71%) Configuration Management
14 93 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 88 (25.14%) Web Services
16 85 (24.29%) .NET
16 85 (24.29%) Google Cloud Platform
17 81 (23.14%) Amazon RDS
17 81 (23.14%) Git (software)
17 81 (23.14%) IIS
18 78 (22.29%) Cloud Computing
19 77 (22.00%) J2EE
20 76 (21.71%) TCP/IP
21 75 (21.43%) DNS
21 75 (21.43%) Google App Engine
22 72 (20.57%) nginx
22 72 (20.57%) HTTP
22 72 (20.57%) Apache

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 110 (31.43%) Tomcat
2 81 (23.14%) IIS
3 72 (20.57%) Apache
3 72 (20.57%) nginx
4 65 (18.57%) WebSphere
5 60 (17.14%) Jetty
6 39 (11.14%) Node.js
7 28 (8.00%) OpenStack
8 21 (6.00%) JBoss
9 12 (3.43%) CMS
10 11 (3.14%) Apache Solr
11 10 (2.86%) WordPress
12 8 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.71%) Drupal
14 5 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (1.43%) Magnolia
15 4 (1.14%) Confluence
15 4 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (1.14%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 338 (96.57%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (28.86%) Amazon S3
3 85 (24.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 78 (22.29%) Cloud Computing
5 75 (21.43%) Google App Engine
6 58 (16.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 54 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 52 (14.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 30 (8.57%) CloudFront
9 30 (8.57%) Route 53
10 23 (6.57%) Amazon SQS
11 22 (6.29%) Amazon Glacier
12 20 (5.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 17 (4.86%) Amazon Kinesis
14 16 (4.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (4.57%) Amazon ELB
15 14 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (3.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 8 (2.29%) Adobe Analytics
17 8 (2.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 76 (21.71%) TCP/IP
2 75 (21.43%) DNS
3 72 (20.57%) HTTP
4 64 (18.29%) IPsec
5 62 (17.71%) DHCP
6 61 (17.43%) FTP
7 55 (15.71%) SSL
8 18 (5.14%) Firewall
9 10 (2.86%) Intranet
10 6 (1.71%) SSH
11 5 (1.43%) Internet
11 5 (1.43%) LDAP
11 5 (1.43%) VPN
12 4 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.86%) IMAP
13 3 (0.86%) NAS
13 3 (0.86%) OpenVPN
13 3 (0.86%) PPP
13 3 (0.86%) PPTP
13 3 (0.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (23.14%) Amazon RDS
2 42 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 42 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 28 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (7.71%) MySQL
5 23 (6.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (6.57%) SQL Server
6 21 (6.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 16 (4.57%) Redis
8 14 (4.00%) Big Data
9 13 (3.71%) Amazon Redshift
9 13 (3.71%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.71%) SimpleDB
13 5 (1.43%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.14%) HBase
15 3 (0.86%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.86%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 173 (49.43%) Jenkins
2 81 (23.14%) Git (software)
3 38 (10.86%) Subversion
4 36 (10.29%) Vagrant
5 29 (8.29%) Maven
6 25 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (6.86%) JIRA
8 19 (5.43%) TeamCity
9 14 (4.00%) JUnit
9 14 (4.00%) Mockito
10 13 (3.71%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.29%) Ant
11 8 (2.29%) RSpec
12 7 (2.00%) DbUnit
12 7 (2.00%) jMock
12 7 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (2.00%) Selenium
12 7 (2.00%) SonarQube
12 7 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.71%) Gerrit
General
1 23 (6.57%) Finance
2 15 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.00%) Publishing
4 6 (1.71%) Retail
5 5 (1.43%) Banking
6 4 (1.14%) Marketing
7 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (30.57%) Developer
2 94 (26.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (10.29%) Java Developer
4 30 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
4 30 (8.57%) Consultant
5 26 (7.43%) DevOps Consultant
6 23 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 23 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (6.29%) Administrator
8 19 (5.43%) Senior Consultant
8 19 (5.43%) Senior DevOps Consultant
9 17 (4.86%) PHP Developer
9 17 (4.86%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.57%) Architect
11 15 (4.29%) AWS Developer
11 15 (4.29%) HTML Developer
12 14 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 13 (3.71%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (3.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 12 (3.43%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (25.14%) Web Services
2 85 (24.29%) .NET
3 77 (22.00%) J2EE
4 57 (16.29%) Servlets
5 46 (13.14%) HTML
6 44 (12.57%) CSS
7 38 (10.86%) RESTful
8 29 (8.29%) HTML5
9 26 (7.43%) Spring
10 25 (7.14%) REST
11 20 (5.71%) AngularJS
12 17 (4.86%) LAMP
13 16 (4.57%) jQuery
14 13 (3.71%) XML
15 11 (3.14%) Middleware
16 10 (2.86%) CSS3
16 10 (2.86%) SOAP
16 10 (2.86%) Symfony
17 9 (2.57%) ASP.NET
17 9 (2.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.29%) Mobile App
2 13 (3.71%) Digital Media
3 12 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.43%) Augmented Reality
4 10 (2.86%) User Experience
5 8 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.43%) Animation
6 5 (1.43%) MPEG
6 5 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.43%) Replication
7 4 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.14%) Telematics
8 3 (0.86%) Clustering
8 3 (0.86%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.86%) PKI
8 3 (0.86%) Wiki
9 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.57%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 173 (49.43%) Linux
2 52 (14.86%) Windows
3 23 (6.57%) Debian
4 22 (6.29%) Unix
5 18 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.57%) Apple iOS
7 15 (4.29%) Android
8 13 (3.71%) CentOS
9 11 (3.14%) Windows Server
10 8 (2.29%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (51.71%) DevOps
2 157 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (40.29%) Continuous Integration
4 97 (27.71%) Configuration Management
5 58 (16.57%) TDD
6 46 (13.14%) Open Source
7 43 (12.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 34 (9.71%) Unit Testing
9 32 (9.14%) Automated Testing
10 31 (8.86%) MVC
11 29 (8.29%) BDD
11 29 (8.29%) Web Operations
12 25 (7.14%) Analytics
13 24 (6.86%) Scrum
14 23 (6.57%) OO
15 20 (5.71%) E-Commerce
16 19 (5.43%) Kanban
17 17 (4.86%) Data Analytics
18 16 (4.57%) High Availability
18 16 (4.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 211 (60.29%) Java
2 111 (31.71%) Python
3 72 (20.57%) JavaScript
4 60 (17.14%) Bash Shell
5 59 (16.86%) Ruby
6 47 (13.43%) SQL
7 31 (8.86%) PHP
8 25 (7.14%) Perl
9 20 (5.71%) C++
10 18 (5.14%) C#
11 12 (3.43%) C
12 11 (3.14%) Go
12 11 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.14%) R
13 10 (2.86%) Erlang
14 5 (1.43%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.43%) Scala
15 4 (1.14%) Clojure
15 4 (1.14%) Groovy
15 4 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (3.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.00%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.14%) Degree
5 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.86%) ISEB
6 2 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.57%) SLA
2 13 (3.71%) QA
3 6 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (16.57%) Docker
3 50 (14.29%) Xen
4 11 (3.14%) vSphere
5 4 (1.14%) vCloud
6 3 (0.86%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.86%) Firmware
6 3 (0.86%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.86%) NFS
6 3 (0.86%) Varnish
7 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.57%) XenApp
7 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.29%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 137 (39.14%) Puppet
2 125 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (17.14%) Ansible
4 41 (11.71%) Nagios
5 16 (4.57%) Salt
6 8 (2.29%) logstash
7 7 (2.00%) Cacti
7 7 (2.00%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.71%) Packer
9 3 (0.86%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.86%) Graphite
9 3 (0.86%) Kibana
9 3 (0.86%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.57%) Riemann
10 2 (0.57%) SCCM
10 2 (0.57%) SCOM
11 1 (0.29%) Bacula
11 1 (0.29%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 98 (28.00%) Google
1 98 (28.00%) VMware
2 69 (19.71%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 18 (5.14%) New Relic
5 12 (3.43%) Oracle
6 10 (2.86%) Adobe
6 10 (2.86%) Tableau
7 8 (2.29%) CA
8 7 (2.00%) SaltStack
9 6 (1.71%) NetApp
9 6 (1.71%) Splunk
10 5 (1.43%) Cisco
10 5 (1.43%) Citrix
10 5 (1.43%) EMC
10 5 (1.43%) Interwoven
11 4 (1.14%) Akamai
11 4 (1.14%) BMC
11 4 (1.14%) Dell
11 4 (1.14%) Rackspace
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