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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK / England
Rank 353 434 459
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +25
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 235 175 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.41% 4.74% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 119 90
Median daily rate £500 £460 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
5329 3693 2356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.75% 7.87% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3797 2624 1534
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 60 84
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £100.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +59 166 £500 +5.26% 40
North West +46 26 £450 +12.50% 1
South West +18 22 £415 +9.21% 4
South East -13 6 £450 +7.14% 6
East Midlands +10 5 £363 - 1
North East -12 5 £550 - 2
East of England 0 3 £575 +31.42% 3
Yorkshire +4 2 £463 -15.90% 2
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (95.20%) Amazon AWS
2 247 (53.93%) DevOps
3 238 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
4 235 (51.31%) Amazon S3
5 224 (48.91%) Linux
6 196 (42.79%) Amazon RDS
7 177 (38.65%) Java
8 167 (36.46%) Docker
9 163 (35.59%) Jenkins
10 158 (34.50%) Python
11 154 (33.62%) Puppet
12 139 (30.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 133 (29.04%) AWS CloudFormation
14 120 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
15 106 (23.14%) Opscode Chef
16 101 (22.05%) Web Services
17 98 (21.40%) Ruby
18 92 (20.09%) Ansible
19 89 (19.43%) Route 53
20 80 (17.47%) Configuration Management
21 79 (17.25%) nginx
22 75 (16.38%) Git (software)
22 75 (16.38%) Microservices
22 75 (16.38%) Elasticsearch
23 74 (16.16%) Bash Shell
23 74 (16.16%) Scrum
24 73 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
25 72 (15.72%) TDD
26 71 (15.50%) JavaScript
26 71 (15.50%) Amazon ELB

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 (17.25%) nginx
2 75 (16.38%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (12.66%) Apache
4 53 (11.57%) Tomcat
5 46 (10.04%) IIS
6 42 (9.17%) Apache Spark
7 38 (8.30%) Confluence
8 27 (5.90%) Jetty
8 27 (5.90%) WebSphere
9 25 (5.46%) Mongrel
10 12 (2.62%) Mule
10 12 (2.62%) Mule ESB
11 10 (2.18%) Apache Pig
11 10 (2.18%) JBoss
12 7 (1.53%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.53%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.31%) SAS
13 6 (1.31%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.09%) CMS
15 4 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.44%) SPSS
4 1 (0.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 436 (95.20%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (51.31%) Amazon S3
3 139 (30.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 133 (29.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 89 (19.43%) Route 53
6 73 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 71 (15.50%) Amazon ELB
8 68 (14.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 66 (14.41%) Amazon SQS
10 56 (12.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 53 (11.57%) Amazon EMR
12 51 (11.14%) AWS Lambda
13 46 (10.04%) CloudFront
14 38 (8.30%) AWS CloudTrail
15 32 (6.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 29 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
16 29 (6.33%) PaaS
17 25 (5.46%) Google App Engine
18 23 (5.02%) Amazon Kinesis
19 22 (4.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (10.92%) VPN
2 47 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 45 (9.83%) HTTP
4 40 (8.73%) SSL
5 37 (8.08%) Firewall
6 32 (6.99%) DNS
7 29 (6.33%) DHCP
8 28 (6.11%) IPsec
9 25 (5.46%) FTP
10 8 (1.75%) Kerberos
11 7 (1.53%) LDAP
12 6 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (1.09%) LAN
13 5 (1.09%) VoIP
13 5 (1.09%) WAN
14 3 (0.66%) Internet
14 3 (0.66%) Network Security
14 3 (0.66%) SSH
15 2 (0.44%) BGP
15 2 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (42.79%) Amazon RDS
2 65 (14.19%) NoSQL
3 61 (13.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 50 (10.92%) Big Data
5 44 (9.61%) MySQL
6 42 (9.17%) Hadoop
6 42 (9.17%) SQL Server
7 40 (8.73%) MongoDB
8 31 (6.77%) Relational Database
9 30 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (6.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 27 (5.90%) Amazon Redshift
12 23 (5.02%) Apache Hive
13 20 (4.37%) HBase
14 19 (4.15%) RDBMS
15 15 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (3.06%) Redis
17 12 (2.62%) Neo4j
18 6 (1.31%) Impala
18 6 (1.31%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 163 (35.59%) Jenkins
2 75 (16.38%) Git (software)
3 42 (9.17%) JIRA
4 36 (7.86%) Maven
5 30 (6.55%) TeamCity
6 28 (6.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 28 (6.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (5.68%) Travis CI
8 17 (3.71%) Subversion
8 17 (3.71%) Vagrant
9 14 (3.06%) JUnit
10 11 (2.40%) Mockito
10 11 (2.40%) RSpec
11 10 (2.18%) Artifactory
11 10 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.75%) Gradle
14 7 (1.53%) GitLab
14 7 (1.53%) Selenium
14 7 (1.53%) SonarQube
General
1 59 (12.88%) Finance
2 17 (3.71%) Marketing
3 16 (3.49%) Electronics
3 16 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 16 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.06%) Games
5 10 (2.18%) Banking
6 8 (1.75%) Retail
7 7 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.09%) Law
8 5 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.87%) Front Office
9 4 (0.87%) Publishing
10 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (30.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 114 (24.89%) Developer
3 93 (20.31%) AWS Engineer
4 91 (19.87%) AWS DevOps
5 56 (12.23%) Java Developer
6 39 (8.52%) Architect
7 31 (6.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 29 (6.33%) AWS Developer
9 25 (5.46%) Linux Engineer
10 22 (4.80%) AWS Architect
11 20 (4.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 19 (4.15%) Consultant
13 18 (3.93%) Senior Developer
14 17 (3.71%) Data Engineer
14 17 (3.71%) Operations Engineer
15 16 (3.49%) .NET Developer
15 16 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
15 16 (3.49%) Software Engineer
16 15 (3.28%) DevOps Consultant
17 14 (3.06%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (22.05%) Web Services
2 64 (13.97%) .NET
3 50 (10.92%) Elastic Stack
3 50 (10.92%) Spring
4 44 (9.61%) Node.js
5 40 (8.73%) REST
6 39 (8.52%) HTML
7 37 (8.08%) J2EE
8 33 (7.21%) JSON
9 31 (6.77%) AngularJS
10 30 (6.55%) Kafka
11 27 (5.90%) Django
12 26 (5.68%) CSS
13 25 (5.46%) boto
13 25 (5.46%) Servlets
14 24 (5.24%) ASP.NET
14 24 (5.24%) XML
15 23 (5.02%) Apache Camel
16 21 (4.59%) RESTful
17 18 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.52%) Public Cloud
2 33 (7.21%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (3.28%) Algorithms
4 12 (2.62%) PKI
5 11 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.40%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.40%) User Experience
6 10 (2.18%) Blog
7 7 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.31%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.09%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.09%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.87%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.87%) Replication
11 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.66%) Wiki
12 2 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.44%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 224 (48.91%) Linux
2 54 (11.79%) Windows
3 45 (9.83%) CentOS
4 39 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (6.33%) Unix
6 14 (3.06%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.75%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.87%) Android
8 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.87%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.44%) AIX
9 2 (0.44%) Debian
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (53.93%) DevOps
2 238 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
4 80 (17.47%) Configuration Management
5 75 (16.38%) Microservices
6 74 (16.16%) Scrum
7 72 (15.72%) TDD
8 69 (15.07%) High Availability
9 63 (13.76%) Open Source
10 55 (12.01%) Auto-Scaling
11 41 (8.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 41 (8.95%) Migration
12 38 (8.30%) Load Balancing
13 37 (8.08%) BDD
13 37 (8.08%) E-Commerce
14 36 (7.86%) Software Engineering
15 32 (6.99%) MVC
16 27 (5.90%) Kanban
17 26 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (5.68%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 177 (38.65%) Java
2 158 (34.50%) Python
3 98 (21.40%) Ruby
4 74 (16.16%) Bash Shell
5 71 (15.50%) JavaScript
6 62 (13.54%) Scala
7 58 (12.66%) SQL
8 45 (9.83%) C#
9 35 (7.64%) Perl
10 31 (6.77%) PHP
11 26 (5.68%) Go
12 17 (3.71%) PowerShell
13 15 (3.28%) R
14 14 (3.06%) C
15 10 (2.18%) C++
16 7 (1.53%) ActionScript
16 7 (1.53%) ActionScript 2.0
16 7 (1.53%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.87%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.87%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 52 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 38 (8.30%) SC Cleared
3 31 (6.77%) AWS Certification
4 17 (3.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.97%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (1.53%) Degree
7 4 (0.87%) CISSP
7 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.66%) MCSA
8 3 (0.66%) SANS
8 3 (0.66%) SSCP
9 2 (0.44%) CCNA
9 2 (0.44%) CCNP
9 2 (0.44%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.44%) MCSE
10 1 (0.22%) CCIE
10 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.68%) QA
2 6 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 167 (36.46%) Docker
2 35 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.46%) Xen
4 22 (4.80%) Active Directory
5 12 (2.62%) HDFS
6 7 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.09%) LXC
7 5 (1.09%) vCloud
7 5 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.09%) vSphere
8 4 (0.87%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.66%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.44%) Gluster
10 2 (0.44%) iptables
10 2 (0.44%) XenApp
11 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.22%) Squid
11 1 (0.22%) Varnish
11 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 154 (33.62%) Puppet
2 106 (23.14%) Opscode Chef
3 92 (20.09%) Ansible
4 71 (15.50%) Terraform
5 43 (9.39%) Kubernetes
6 32 (6.99%) logstash
7 30 (6.55%) Kibana
8 12 (2.62%) Hadoop YARN
8 12 (2.62%) Salt
9 8 (1.75%) Graphite
9 8 (1.75%) Nagios
9 8 (1.75%) Packer
10 7 (1.53%) SELinux
11 6 (1.31%) Grafana
11 6 (1.31%) HAProxy
11 6 (1.31%) Mesos
12 5 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (1.09%) OSSEC
12 5 (1.09%) StatsD
13 4 (0.87%) Consul
Vendors
1 43 (9.39%) Microsoft
1 43 (9.39%) VMware
2 35 (7.64%) Google
3 32 (6.99%) Oracle
3 32 (6.99%) SaltStack
4 27 (5.90%) Atlassian
5 22 (4.80%) New Relic
6 20 (4.37%) Red Hat
7 17 (3.71%) SAP
8 13 (2.84%) IBM
9 8 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.31%) Splunk
10 6 (1.31%) Trend Micro
11 5 (1.09%) Assembla
11 5 (1.09%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.09%) HP
11 5 (1.09%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.09%) Tableau
12 4 (0.87%) Cisco
13 3 (0.66%) Adobe
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