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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 435 488 436
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -52
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 184 138 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.82% 4.38% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 93 87
Median daily rate £473 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £578 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -22.58%
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
4819 3151 2122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.90% 6.21% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3428 2065 1379
Median daily rate £468 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 65 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +101.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £26.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-40.99% +78.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +74 137 £475 +11.76% 37
South East +15 14 £425 -25.27% 7
North West -37 9 £475 +58.33% 4
West Midlands - 9 £415 - 1
South West +5 8 £400 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire -17 7 £529 +76.33% 4
North East -57 1 £540 +87.82% 1
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 338 (96.02%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (54.55%) Java
3 181 (51.42%) DevOps
4 175 (49.72%) Linux
5 147 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
6 131 (37.22%) Amazon S3
6 131 (37.22%) Jenkins
7 116 (32.95%) Amazon RDS
8 112 (31.82%) JavaScript
9 103 (29.26%) Puppet
9 103 (29.26%) Python
10 95 (26.99%) Continuous Integration
11 93 (26.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 91 (25.85%) Opscode Chef
13 90 (25.57%) TDD
14 88 (25.00%) Ruby
15 82 (23.30%) Git (software)
16 72 (20.45%) Ansible
17 69 (19.60%) Docker
17 69 (19.60%) Web Services
18 68 (19.32%) Windows
19 67 (19.03%) Microsoft Azure
20 64 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 57 (16.19%) SQL
22 56 (15.91%) HTML
22 56 (15.91%) Tomcat
22 56 (15.91%) NoSQL
23 55 (15.63%) .NET
23 55 (15.63%) Configuration Management
23 55 (15.63%) VMware

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 56 (15.91%) Tomcat
2 43 (12.22%) IIS
3 32 (9.09%) Apache
4 28 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (7.67%) WebSphere
6 24 (6.82%) nginx
7 22 (6.25%) WebLogic
8 16 (4.55%) Jetty
8 16 (4.55%) WordPress
9 13 (3.69%) JBoss
10 10 (2.84%) Mule
10 10 (2.84%) OpenStack
11 9 (2.56%) Apache Solr
11 9 (2.56%) CMS
11 9 (2.56%) Confluence
11 9 (2.56%) Mule ESB
12 8 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
13 6 (1.70%) Apache Spark
13 6 (1.70%) Drupal
14 4 (1.14%) Magnolia
Applications
1 12 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 338 (96.02%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (37.22%) Amazon S3
3 93 (26.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 67 (19.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 47 (13.35%) Amazon SQS
5 47 (13.35%) CloudFront
6 44 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 43 (12.22%) Route 53
8 41 (11.65%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (11.65%) Google App Engine
9 39 (11.08%) Amazon ELB
10 38 (10.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 37 (10.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 36 (10.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 28 (7.95%) AWS Lambda
14 20 (5.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 19 (5.40%) Amazon Kinesis
16 17 (4.83%) GitHub
17 13 (3.69%) PaaS
18 11 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.51%) HTTP
2 31 (8.81%) TCP/IP
3 29 (8.24%) DNS
4 25 (7.10%) SSL
5 18 (5.11%) DHCP
6 15 (4.26%) FTP
6 15 (4.26%) IPsec
7 13 (3.69%) Firewall
8 12 (3.41%) Internet
9 8 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (2.27%) VPN
10 7 (1.99%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.99%) Intranet
11 5 (1.42%) LAN
11 5 (1.42%) SAN
11 5 (1.42%) SMTP
11 5 (1.42%) WAN
12 4 (1.14%) Kerberos
12 4 (1.14%) LDAP
12 4 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (32.95%) Amazon RDS
2 64 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 56 (15.91%) NoSQL
4 39 (11.08%) MongoDB
5 35 (9.94%) MySQL
6 34 (9.66%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (8.24%) Hadoop
7 29 (8.24%) SQL Server
8 25 (7.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (4.83%) Redis
9 17 (4.83%) Relational Database
10 11 (3.13%) Big Data
11 10 (2.84%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (2.84%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.56%) SimpleDB
13 8 (2.27%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.99%) Neo4j
14 7 (1.99%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.14%) HBase
16 3 (0.85%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 131 (37.22%) Jenkins
2 82 (23.30%) Git (software)
3 54 (15.34%) TeamCity
4 37 (10.51%) Vagrant
5 35 (9.94%) Travis CI
6 32 (9.09%) Maven
7 31 (8.81%) Subversion
8 30 (8.52%) JIRA
9 20 (5.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (5.11%) JUnit
11 17 (4.83%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (3.41%) Mockito
12 12 (3.41%) RSpec
13 11 (3.13%) Selenium
14 9 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (2.27%) Cucumber
16 7 (1.99%) GoCD
16 7 (1.99%) Gradle
17 5 (1.42%) GitLab
17 5 (1.42%) Hudson
General
1 53 (15.06%) Finance
2 26 (7.39%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.69%) Marketing
4 11 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.84%) Electronics
6 8 (2.27%) Banking
6 8 (2.27%) Publishing
6 8 (2.27%) Retail
7 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (36.65%) Developer
2 106 (30.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 39 (11.08%) AWS Engineer
5 37 (10.51%) AWS DevOps
6 32 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 30 (8.52%) AWS Developer
7 30 (8.52%) Cloud Engineer
8 23 (6.53%) Architect
9 22 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (5.97%) Senior DevOps
11 18 (5.11%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (4.55%) Consultant
13 15 (4.26%) Administrator
13 15 (4.26%) Python Developer
13 15 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (3.98%) HTML Developer
15 12 (3.41%) Lead DevOps
15 12 (3.41%) PHP Developer
16 11 (3.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (19.60%) Web Services
2 56 (15.91%) HTML
3 55 (15.63%) .NET
4 47 (13.35%) CSS
4 47 (13.35%) HTML5
5 42 (11.93%) J2EE
6 36 (10.23%) Node.js
7 35 (9.94%) Spring
8 24 (6.82%) REST
9 23 (6.53%) RESTful
10 20 (5.68%) LAMP
10 20 (5.68%) RabbitMQ
10 20 (5.68%) XML
11 18 (5.11%) Hibernate
11 18 (5.11%) jQuery
11 18 (5.11%) JSON
11 18 (5.11%) SOAP
12 15 (4.26%) AngularJS
12 15 (4.26%) CSS3
12 15 (4.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.55%) User Experience
2 13 (3.69%) Public Cloud
3 9 (2.56%) Augmented Reality
3 9 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 9 (2.56%) PKI
4 6 (1.70%) Blog
4 6 (1.70%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.42%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.42%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.42%) MPEG
6 4 (1.14%) Internet of Things
7 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.85%) Fintech
7 3 (0.85%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.57%) Derivative
8 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 175 (49.72%) Linux
2 68 (19.32%) Windows
3 47 (13.35%) Unix
4 24 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (5.68%) CentOS
6 17 (4.83%) Windows Server
7 13 (3.69%) Android
7 13 (3.69%) Apple iOS
8 12 (3.41%) Debian
9 9 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.27%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.70%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.85%) Fedora
13 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.57%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.57%) Solaris
15 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (51.42%) DevOps
2 147 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (26.99%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (25.57%) TDD
5 55 (15.63%) Configuration Management
6 48 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 43 (12.22%) MVC
8 40 (11.36%) BDD
8 40 (11.36%) Open Source
9 33 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 32 (9.09%) Kanban
11 27 (7.67%) Microservices
12 24 (6.82%) Scrum
12 24 (6.82%) Software Engineering
13 22 (6.25%) SOA
14 21 (5.97%) OO
14 21 (5.97%) Web Operations
15 20 (5.68%) High Availability
16 18 (5.11%) Migration
17 16 (4.55%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 192 (54.55%) Java
2 112 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 103 (29.26%) Python
4 88 (25.00%) Ruby
5 57 (16.19%) SQL
6 45 (12.78%) Bash Shell
7 37 (10.51%) PHP
8 31 (8.81%) Perl
9 29 (8.24%) Scala
10 27 (7.67%) C#
11 24 (6.82%) PowerShell
12 16 (4.55%) Clojure
13 12 (3.41%) Go
14 11 (3.13%) C++
15 9 (2.56%) C
16 8 (2.27%) Erlang
16 8 (2.27%) Objective-C
16 8 (2.27%) R
17 7 (1.99%) Groovy
18 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (4.26%) Degree
1 15 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.27%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.99%) CCNA
5 5 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.85%) ISEB
7 3 (0.85%) MCSA
7 3 (0.85%) MCSE
7 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.57%) CCNP
8 2 (0.57%) PhD
9 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) CCIE
9 1 (0.28%) CCSE
9 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.97%) QA
2 7 (1.99%) SLA
3 5 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (19.60%) Docker
2 48 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.11%) vSphere
4 16 (4.55%) Xen
5 15 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (3.69%) Hyper-V
7 11 (3.13%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.14%) NFS
8 4 (1.14%) vCloud
9 2 (0.57%) etcd
9 2 (0.57%) flannel
9 2 (0.57%) Postfix
9 2 (0.57%) Squid
9 2 (0.57%) Varnish
9 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.28%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.28%) XenApp
10 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 103 (29.26%) Puppet
2 91 (25.85%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (20.45%) Ansible
4 14 (3.98%) Nagios
5 13 (3.69%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.99%) Mesos
7 6 (1.70%) Cacti
7 6 (1.70%) Salt
8 5 (1.42%) logstash
8 5 (1.42%) Packer
9 4 (1.14%) Kibana
10 3 (0.85%) Grafana
10 3 (0.85%) Graphite
10 3 (0.85%) Nessus
10 3 (0.85%) Oozie
10 3 (0.85%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.85%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.85%) Terraform
10 3 (0.85%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.57%) Consul
Vendors
1 55 (15.63%) VMware
2 53 (15.06%) Google
3 36 (10.23%) Oracle
4 32 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 23 (6.53%) Red Hat
6 15 (4.26%) Rackspace
7 13 (3.69%) SaltStack
8 12 (3.41%) Citrix
8 12 (3.41%) New Relic
9 11 (3.13%) Atlassian
10 10 (2.84%) NetApp
10 10 (2.84%) SAP
11 9 (2.56%) Adobe
11 9 (2.56%) webMethods
12 8 (2.27%) Juniper
12 8 (2.27%) RedDot
13 6 (1.70%) Cisco
13 6 (1.70%) HP
14 5 (1.42%) IBM
15 4 (1.14%) EMC
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