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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 424 470 440
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -30
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 136 84 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.36% 7.02% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 64 59
Average daily rate
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£438 £384 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.81% -5.00%
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
1847 1197 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.94% 2.58% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 754 521
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 24 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.10 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -26.31%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 +14 81 £450 +16.12% 30
South East -11 22 £413 +30.95% 15
Yorkshire - 9 £413 - 3
North West -11 8 £388 - 2
South West - 8 £406 - 5
East of England - 5 £550 - 4
East Midlands - 3 £550 - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

1 220 (69.40%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (53.00%) Puppet
3 134 (42.27%) DevOps
4 128 (40.38%) Amazon S3
5 126 (39.75%) Web Services
6 125 (39.43%) Linux
7 122 (38.49%) Python
8 118 (37.22%) Ruby
9 116 (36.59%) Java
10 106 (33.44%) Configuration Management
11 97 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
12 96 (30.28%) Opscode Chef
13 89 (28.08%) MySQL
14 88 (27.76%) Jenkins
15 82 (25.87%) Apache
16 76 (23.97%) TDD
17 74 (23.34%) Continuous Integration
18 66 (20.82%) UNIX
19 64 (20.19%) Open Source
20 61 (19.24%) VMware
21 60 (18.93%) PHP
22 57 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
23 56 (17.67%) JavaScript
24 54 (17.03%) Vagrant
25 53 (16.72%) BDD
25 53 (16.72%) Red Hat
25 53 (16.72%) Scrum
26 51 (16.09%) nginx
27 50 (15.77%) Tomcat
28 49 (15.46%) CSS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 82 (25.87%) Apache
2 51 (16.09%) nginx
3 50 (15.77%) Tomcat
4 35 (11.04%) OpenStack
5 34 (10.73%) Node.js
6 24 (7.57%) Apache Solr
6 24 (7.57%) Drupal
7 21 (6.62%) IIS
7 21 (6.62%) Apache Spark
8 20 (6.31%) WebSphere
9 12 (3.79%) WebLogic
10 8 (2.52%) Jetty
11 7 (2.21%) CMS
12 6 (1.89%) MS Exchange
13 5 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (1.26%) JBoss
14 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.63%) Kentico
Applications
1 17 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 220 (69.40%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (40.38%) Amazon S3
3 46 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (13.25%) Amazon ELB
5 27 (8.52%) Route 53
6 21 (6.62%) Amazon EMR
7 19 (5.99%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (5.68%) ElastiCache
8 18 (5.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 16 (5.05%) Heroku
10 14 (4.42%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (3.47%) Google App Engine
11 11 (3.47%) SaaS
11 11 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (3.47%) Joyent
12 10 (3.15%) CloudFront
13 8 (2.52%) PaaS
14 2 (0.63%) Office 365
14 2 (0.63%) GitHub
15 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.09%) Firewall
2 24 (7.57%) DNS
3 20 (6.31%) Internet
4 16 (5.05%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.05%) DHCP
5 14 (4.42%) HTTP
5 14 (4.42%) SSL
6 11 (3.47%) IPsec
7 10 (3.15%) VPN
8 8 (2.52%) Network Security
9 7 (2.21%) FTP
10 5 (1.58%) DSL
11 4 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.26%) BIG-IP
11 4 (1.26%) VLAN
12 3 (0.95%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.63%) MRTG
13 2 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.63%) SSH
13 2 (0.63%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (28.08%) MySQL
2 45 (14.20%) Amazon RDS
3 35 (11.04%) MongoDB
4 32 (10.09%) NoSQL
5 25 (7.89%) Hadoop
6 23 (7.26%) SQL Server
7 21 (6.62%) Big Data
8 18 (5.68%) Redis
9 13 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (3.79%) Oracle Exadata
11 11 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (2.52%) Relational Database
14 7 (2.21%) Hazelcast
15 6 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (1.58%) Apache Hive
16 5 (1.58%) RDBMS
17 4 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
18 3 (0.95%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 88 (27.76%) Jenkins
2 49 (15.46%) Git (software)
3 41 (12.93%) Maven
4 27 (8.52%) Cucumber
5 26 (8.20%) RSpec
6 23 (7.26%) Subversion
6 23 (7.26%) JUnit
7 22 (6.94%) Mockito
8 19 (5.99%) Selenium
9 15 (4.73%) Hudson
10 12 (3.79%) PHPUnit
11 10 (3.15%) JIRA
12 7 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.89%) NUnit
14 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.95%) DbUnit
15 3 (0.95%) Ant
15 3 (0.95%) jMock
16 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
16 2 (0.63%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 22 (6.94%) Marketing
2 21 (6.62%) Finance
3 16 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.21%) Electronics
6 5 (1.58%) Games
7 4 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.95%) Advertising
8 3 (0.95%) Publishing
9 2 (0.63%) German Language
9 2 (0.63%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.63%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.63%) Turkish Language
9 2 (0.63%) Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Retail
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 122 (38.49%) Developer
2 43 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (13.25%) Java Developer
4 35 (11.04%) Consultant
5 28 (8.83%) Architect
6 26 (8.20%) DevOps Consultant
7 24 (7.57%) Senior Consultant
8 18 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (4.73%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.42%) Drupal Developer
10 14 (4.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 12 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.47%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
14 10 (3.15%) Administrator
15 9 (2.84%) Infrastructure Architect
16 8 (2.52%) Systems Administrator
16 8 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
16 8 (2.52%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (39.75%) Web Services
2 49 (15.46%) CSS
3 46 (14.51%) LAMP
4 42 (13.25%) Spring
5 36 (11.36%) RESTful
6 35 (11.04%) HTML
7 28 (8.83%) JSON
8 27 (8.52%) Ajax
8 27 (8.52%) jQuery
9 26 (8.20%) REST
10 25 (7.89%) Memcached
11 23 (7.26%) Hibernate
12 22 (6.94%) .NET
13 20 (6.31%) XML
14 18 (5.68%) ActiveMQ
14 18 (5.68%) Spring MVC
14 18 (5.68%) JPA
15 17 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails
16 15 (4.73%) HTML5
17 13 (4.10%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.19%) Open Source
2 32 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.94%) Taxonomies
4 19 (5.99%) Computer Science
5 18 (5.68%) Mobile App
6 16 (5.05%) Clustering
7 12 (3.79%) Social Media
8 11 (3.47%) User Experience
8 11 (3.47%) Blog
9 10 (3.15%) Statistics
10 9 (2.84%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (2.52%) Digital Media
12 7 (2.21%) DTV
13 6 (1.89%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.89%) Visualisation
14 5 (1.58%) Data Integration
15 4 (1.26%) Hedge funds
16 3 (0.95%) Xbox
16 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
16 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 125 (39.43%) Linux
2 66 (20.82%) UNIX
3 46 (14.51%) CentOS
4 43 (13.56%) Windows
5 15 (4.73%) Ubuntu
6 14 (4.42%) Android
7 9 (2.84%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.89%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.26%) Fedora
12 3 (0.95%) Debian
12 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (42.27%) DevOps
2 106 (33.44%) Configuration Management
3 97 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (23.97%) TDD
5 74 (23.34%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (16.72%) BDD
6 53 (16.72%) Scrum
7 43 (13.56%) Kanban
8 42 (13.25%) MVC
9 37 (11.67%) SOA
10 33 (10.41%) E-Commerce
10 33 (10.41%) Load Balancing
11 27 (8.52%) Software Engineering
12 20 (6.31%) Automated Testing
13 18 (5.68%) MapReduce
14 16 (5.05%) Web Development
15 15 (4.73%) Migration
16 14 (4.42%) Test Automation
16 14 (4.42%) Unit Testing
17 12 (3.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 122 (38.49%) Python
2 118 (37.22%) Ruby
3 116 (36.59%) Java
4 60 (18.93%) PHP
5 56 (17.67%) JavaScript
6 49 (15.46%) Bash Shell
7 45 (14.20%) SQL
8 20 (6.31%) Perl
9 17 (5.36%) C#
10 15 (4.73%) PowerShell
11 13 (4.10%) PHP5
12 11 (3.47%) Scala
13 10 (3.15%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.21%) Golang
15 5 (1.58%) C++
16 4 (1.26%) Clojure
17 3 (0.95%) R
18 2 (0.63%) VBA
19 1 (0.32%) Groovy
19 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.57%) Degree
2 5 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.63%) PhD
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.32%) PMP
5 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) VCP4
5 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.73%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.68%) Docker
3 16 (5.05%) Varnish
3 16 (5.05%) VirtualBox
4 15 (4.73%) Xen
5 14 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (3.15%) vCloud
7 8 (2.52%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.21%) Active Directory
9 6 (1.89%) Postfix
9 6 (1.89%) Sendmail
10 5 (1.58%) vSphere
11 1 (0.32%) XenServer
11 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 168 (53.00%) Puppet
2 96 (30.28%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (17.03%) Vagrant
4 48 (15.14%) Nagios
5 34 (10.73%) Salt
6 33 (10.41%) Ansible
7 17 (5.36%) Cacti
8 12 (3.79%) SELinux
9 7 (2.21%) Capistrano
10 6 (1.89%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.58%) logstash
12 3 (0.95%) Hyperic
12 3 (0.95%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.95%) Mesos
13 2 (0.63%) Graphite
13 2 (0.63%) Opsview
14 1 (0.32%) SmokePing
14 1 (0.32%) StatsD
14 1 (0.32%) OpenView
14 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 61 (19.24%) VMware
2 53 (16.72%) Red Hat
3 42 (13.25%) Oracle
4 29 (9.15%) Microsoft
5 28 (8.83%) New Relic
6 27 (8.52%) Rackspace
7 18 (5.68%) Percona
8 14 (4.42%) Google
9 12 (3.79%) IBM
10 10 (3.15%) Cisco
10 10 (3.15%) RightScale
11 9 (2.84%) SAP
11 9 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (2.21%) Akamai
13 6 (1.89%) Remedy
14 5 (1.58%) Citrix
15 4 (1.26%) F5
15 4 (1.26%) Tableau
16 3 (0.95%) Vertica
16 3 (0.95%) Netezza
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