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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 467 483 459
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 160 128 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.52% 4.49% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 88 66
Median daily rate £450 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £582 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £318 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.85% -20.62%
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
4543 2850 1910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.22% 5.79% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3162 1844 1241
Median daily rate £463 £415 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 79 31
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £14.90 £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +56 122 £475 +5.55% 36
South West +3 12 £375 +3.44% 6
North West -29 9 £500 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -17 6 £529 +76.33% 2
West Midlands -4 5 £415 +33.87% 1
South East -12 5 £463 -18.68% 6
North East -51 1 £540 +87.82% 1
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
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Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 322 (96.12%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (55.52%) Java
3 174 (51.94%) Linux
4 158 (47.16%) DevOps
5 135 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (37.91%) Amazon S3
7 122 (36.42%) Jenkins
8 116 (34.63%) Amazon RDS
9 102 (30.45%) Continuous Integration
9 102 (30.45%) Python
10 97 (28.96%) Puppet
11 93 (27.76%) JavaScript
12 89 (26.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 81 (24.18%) Git (software)
14 80 (23.88%) Opscode Chef
15 73 (21.79%) Web Services
16 71 (21.19%) Windows
16 71 (21.19%) TDD
17 66 (19.70%) Ruby
18 65 (19.40%) Tomcat
19 64 (19.10%) SQL
20 63 (18.81%) HTML
21 60 (17.91%) Ansible
22 58 (17.31%) Docker
23 56 (16.72%) CSS
24 55 (16.42%) Configuration Management
24 55 (16.42%) Google
25 52 (15.52%) IIS
25 52 (15.52%) NoSQL
26 51 (15.22%) HTML5

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 65 (19.40%) Tomcat
2 52 (15.52%) IIS
3 31 (9.25%) Node.js
4 30 (8.96%) Apache
5 26 (7.76%) nginx
6 23 (6.87%) WebSphere
7 19 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (5.37%) JBoss
8 18 (5.37%) Jetty
9 17 (5.07%) Apache Solr
9 17 (5.07%) WordPress
10 13 (3.88%) WebLogic
11 10 (2.99%) CMS
11 10 (2.99%) OpenStack
12 9 (2.69%) Confluence
13 8 (2.39%) Mule
13 8 (2.39%) Mule ESB
14 6 (1.79%) Apache Spark
14 6 (1.79%) Drupal
15 5 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 322 (96.12%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (37.91%) Amazon S3
3 89 (26.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 48 (14.33%) Amazon SQS
4 48 (14.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 47 (14.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 44 (13.13%) Route 53
7 43 (12.84%) CloudFront
8 42 (12.54%) Cloud Computing
9 38 (11.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 38 (11.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 35 (10.45%) Amazon ELB
10 35 (10.45%) Google App Engine
11 34 (10.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 23 (6.87%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (5.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 20 (5.97%) Amazon Kinesis
14 12 (3.58%) Amazon Glacier
14 12 (3.58%) PaaS
15 11 (3.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.24%) HTTP
2 35 (10.45%) TCP/IP
3 33 (9.85%) DNS
4 27 (8.06%) SSL
5 21 (6.27%) DHCP
6 18 (5.37%) FTP
6 18 (5.37%) IPsec
7 15 (4.48%) Intranet
8 14 (4.18%) Firewall
9 9 (2.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.39%) HTTPS
10 8 (2.39%) Internet
11 5 (1.49%) LAN
11 5 (1.49%) SAN
11 5 (1.49%) SMTP
11 5 (1.49%) WAN
12 4 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.19%) LDAP
12 4 (1.19%) VLAN
12 4 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (34.63%) Amazon RDS
2 52 (15.52%) NoSQL
3 47 (14.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 43 (12.84%) MongoDB
5 36 (10.75%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (10.15%) MySQL
7 27 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (7.16%) Relational Database
9 23 (6.87%) SQL Server
10 16 (4.78%) Redis
11 15 (4.48%) Amazon Redshift
11 15 (4.48%) Hadoop
12 12 (3.58%) Big Data
13 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database
14 8 (2.39%) Apache Hive
14 8 (2.39%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (1.79%) Neo4j
16 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (1.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 122 (36.42%) Jenkins
2 81 (24.18%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.45%) TeamCity
4 31 (9.25%) Travis CI
5 30 (8.96%) Subversion
6 28 (8.36%) Vagrant
7 27 (8.06%) JIRA
8 26 (7.76%) Maven
9 18 (5.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (3.88%) JUnit
11 10 (2.99%) RSpec
12 9 (2.69%) Selenium
12 9 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (2.39%) Mockito
14 7 (2.09%) Gradle
15 6 (1.79%) Ant
15 6 (1.79%) Cucumber
15 6 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (1.49%) GitLab
17 4 (1.19%) git-flow
General
1 46 (13.73%) Finance
2 25 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.18%) Marketing
4 11 (3.28%) Publishing
5 10 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.69%) Electronics
6 9 (2.69%) Retail
7 8 (2.39%) Banking
8 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (37.31%) Developer
2 92 (27.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 54 (16.12%) Java Developer
4 40 (11.94%) AWS Engineer
5 31 (9.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 31 (9.25%) Senior Developer
6 28 (8.36%) JavaScript Developer
7 22 (6.57%) Architect
8 20 (5.97%) HTML Developer
9 19 (5.67%) AWS Developer
10 17 (5.07%) PHP Developer
10 17 (5.07%) Senior Java Developer
11 16 (4.78%) Administrator
11 16 (4.78%) Consultant
11 16 (4.78%) Python Developer
12 15 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (4.18%) Analyst
14 12 (3.58%) WordPress Developer
15 11 (3.28%) Lead Developer
15 11 (3.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (21.79%) Web Services
2 63 (18.81%) HTML
3 56 (16.72%) CSS
4 51 (15.22%) .NET
4 51 (15.22%) HTML5
5 42 (12.54%) J2EE
6 36 (10.75%) Spring
7 31 (9.25%) RESTful
8 24 (7.16%) LAMP
9 21 (6.27%) REST
10 19 (5.67%) jQuery
11 17 (5.07%) Servlets
11 17 (5.07%) XML
12 16 (4.78%) Hibernate
13 15 (4.48%) Middleware
14 14 (4.18%) JSON
15 13 (3.88%) CSS3
15 13 (3.88%) Java EE
15 13 (3.88%) SOAP
16 12 (3.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.99%) Augmented Reality
1 10 (2.99%) Digital Media
1 10 (2.99%) User Experience
2 9 (2.69%) Computer Science
2 9 (2.69%) PKI
3 7 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.79%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.19%) MPEG
7 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.90%) Fintech
7 3 (0.90%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.90%) Internet of Things
7 3 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.60%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 174 (51.94%) Linux
2 71 (21.19%) Windows
3 40 (11.94%) Unix
4 31 (9.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (6.57%) Windows Server
6 21 (6.27%) CentOS
7 15 (4.48%) Debian
8 11 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.99%) Android
10 8 (2.39%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.19%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.90%) Fedora
14 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.60%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (47.16%) DevOps
2 135 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (30.45%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (21.19%) TDD
5 55 (16.42%) Configuration Management
6 41 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 35 (10.45%) Open Source
8 31 (9.25%) MVC
9 24 (7.16%) Software Engineering
10 22 (6.57%) BDD
10 22 (6.57%) SOA
11 21 (6.27%) Kanban
12 19 (5.67%) OO
13 18 (5.37%) Web Development
14 17 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (5.07%) Migration
14 17 (5.07%) Web Application Development
15 16 (4.78%) Analytics
16 15 (4.48%) Auto-Scaling
16 15 (4.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 186 (55.52%) Java
2 102 (30.45%) Python
3 93 (27.76%) JavaScript
4 66 (19.70%) Ruby
5 64 (19.10%) SQL
6 47 (14.03%) Bash Shell
7 42 (12.54%) PHP
8 23 (6.87%) Perl
9 19 (5.67%) C#
10 18 (5.37%) Scala
11 17 (5.07%) PowerShell
12 14 (4.18%) Go
13 12 (3.58%) C++
13 12 (3.58%) Clojure
14 11 (3.28%) C
15 10 (2.99%) R
16 8 (2.39%) Erlang
17 6 (1.79%) Groovy
18 5 (1.49%) Shell Script
19 4 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (4.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.58%) Degree
3 8 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.09%) CCNA
5 6 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.90%) ISEB
7 3 (0.90%) MCSA
7 3 (0.90%) MCSE
7 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.60%) PhD
9 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
9 1 (0.30%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.37%) QA
2 11 (3.28%) SLA
3 4 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (17.31%) Docker
2 43 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.37%) Xen
4 10 (2.99%) vSphere
5 8 (2.39%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.19%) NFS
7 4 (1.19%) vCloud
8 2 (0.60%) etcd
8 2 (0.60%) flannel
8 2 (0.60%) Postfix
8 2 (0.60%) Squid
8 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.60%) XenApp
8 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.30%) Ceph
9 1 (0.30%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.30%) HDFS
9 1 (0.30%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.30%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 97 (28.96%) Puppet
2 80 (23.88%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (17.91%) Ansible
4 16 (4.78%) Nagios
5 10 (2.99%) Kubernetes
5 10 (2.99%) Packer
6 9 (2.69%) Salt
7 7 (2.09%) logstash
8 6 (1.79%) Cacti
8 6 (1.79%) Kibana
9 5 (1.49%) Mesos
10 3 (0.90%) Grafana
10 3 (0.90%) Graphite
10 3 (0.90%) Nessus
10 3 (0.90%) Oozie
10 3 (0.90%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.90%) SCOM
10 3 (0.90%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.60%) SCCM
11 2 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (16.42%) Google
2 49 (14.63%) VMware
3 38 (11.34%) Microsoft
4 36 (10.75%) Oracle
5 29 (8.66%) Red Hat
6 14 (4.18%) Adobe
7 13 (3.88%) Citrix
8 12 (3.58%) New Relic
9 11 (3.28%) NetApp
10 10 (2.99%) Atlassian
11 9 (2.69%) SAP
12 8 (2.39%) Rackspace
12 8 (2.39%) RedDot
12 8 (2.39%) Tableau
13 6 (1.79%) Cisco
13 6 (1.79%) HP
13 6 (1.79%) SaltStack
14 5 (1.49%) CA
14 5 (1.49%) EMC
14 5 (1.49%) webMethods
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