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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 447 453 412
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -41
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 132 113 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.03% 6.60% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 62 88
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +39.13%
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
2624 1711 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.19% 3.45% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1679 1097 691
Average daily rate £418 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 28 22
Average hourly rate £27.32 £16.25 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.09% -15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £8.81 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £28.40 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
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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 +6 61 £465 +9.41% 33
North West -24 29 £400 +1.58% 7
Yorkshire - 27 £295 - 4
South East -17 11 £425 +6.58% 3
North East - 6 £288 -
South West +8 3 £363 -14.70%
West Midlands -11 2 £310 - 2
East of England - 2 - - 5
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 257 (90.49%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (52.11%) Puppet
3 120 (42.25%) Java
4 118 (41.55%) Linux
5 115 (40.49%) DevOps
6 111 (39.08%) Ruby
7 110 (38.73%) Amazon S3
8 109 (38.38%) Configuration Management
9 107 (37.68%) Python
10 101 (35.56%) Jenkins
11 93 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (32.75%) Opscode Chef
12 90 (31.69%) Web Services
13 86 (30.28%) Apache
14 65 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (22.54%) MySQL
16 62 (21.83%) VMware
16 62 (21.83%) nginx
17 60 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
17 60 (21.13%) Windows
18 55 (19.37%) Tomcat
19 53 (18.66%) TDD
20 49 (17.25%) JavaScript
21 48 (16.90%) UNIX
22 46 (16.20%) Open Source
23 44 (15.49%) Bash Shell
23 44 (15.49%) Amazon RDS
23 44 (15.49%) Vagrant
24 41 (14.44%) Git (software)
25 40 (14.08%) CSS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 86 (30.28%) Apache
2 62 (21.83%) nginx
3 55 (19.37%) Tomcat
4 38 (13.38%) OpenStack
5 36 (12.68%) IIS
6 30 (10.56%) WebSphere
7 27 (9.51%) Jetty
8 26 (9.15%) Apache Spark
9 25 (8.80%) Node.js
10 11 (3.87%) Apache Solr
11 6 (2.11%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.76%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.41%) JBoss
13 4 (1.41%) SAS
13 4 (1.41%) Confluence
14 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (1.06%) Apache Pig
14 3 (1.06%) Drupal
15 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (1.41%) MS Office
2 3 (1.06%) SPSS
3 2 (0.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 257 (90.49%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (38.73%) Amazon S3
3 36 (12.68%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (12.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (11.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 33 (11.62%) Amazon ELB
7 29 (10.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 28 (9.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 27 (9.51%) Google App Engine
10 23 (8.10%) Route 53
11 22 (7.75%) Amazon EMR
12 21 (7.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 21 (7.39%) Heroku
13 13 (4.58%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (3.17%) CloudFront
15 8 (2.82%) SaaS
16 7 (2.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 6 (2.11%) PaaS
18 4 (1.41%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.32%) DNS
2 32 (11.27%) HTTP
3 28 (9.86%) TCP/IP
4 27 (9.51%) DHCP
5 24 (8.45%) Firewall
6 22 (7.75%) IPsec
6 22 (7.75%) FTP
7 19 (6.69%) SSL
8 18 (6.34%) Internet
9 11 (3.87%) VPN
10 6 (2.11%) Network Security
11 4 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.06%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (1.06%) DSL
13 2 (0.70%) SSH
13 2 (0.70%) LDAP
13 2 (0.70%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.70%) MRTG
14 1 (0.35%) Skype
14 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (22.54%) MySQL
2 44 (15.49%) Amazon RDS
3 30 (10.56%) Big Data
4 29 (10.21%) Hadoop
5 27 (9.51%) NoSQL
6 26 (9.15%) MongoDB
7 19 (6.69%) Redis
8 18 (6.34%) SQL Server
9 11 (3.87%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.11%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.11%) Hazelcast
11 6 (2.11%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.76%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (1.76%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.06%) SimpleDB
13 3 (1.06%) HBase
13 3 (1.06%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 101 (35.56%) Jenkins
2 41 (14.44%) Git (software)
3 33 (11.62%) Maven
4 21 (7.39%) RSpec
5 20 (7.04%) Cucumber
6 18 (6.34%) Hudson
7 17 (5.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (5.99%) JUnit
8 16 (5.63%) Mockito
9 15 (5.28%) Selenium
10 12 (4.23%) JIRA
11 9 (3.17%) TeamCity
11 9 (3.17%) Subversion
12 3 (1.06%) DbUnit
12 3 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.06%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.06%) jMock
13 2 (0.70%) Gradle
13 2 (0.70%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (8.45%) Marketing
2 23 (8.10%) Finance
3 12 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.11%) Electronics
4 6 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.76%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.41%) Games
7 2 (0.70%) Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Retail
7 2 (0.70%) Publishing
7 2 (0.70%) German Language
7 2 (0.70%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.70%) Japanese Language
7 2 (0.70%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (33.80%) Developer
2 59 (20.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (12.32%) Java Developer
4 30 (10.56%) Consultant
5 22 (7.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 21 (7.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 20 (7.04%) DevOps Consultant
8 18 (6.34%) Architect
8 18 (6.34%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (3.17%) Administrator
10 9 (3.17%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.17%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (2.82%) Lead Developer
12 7 (2.46%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
12 7 (2.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.46%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (31.69%) Web Services
2 40 (14.08%) CSS
3 37 (13.03%) RESTful
3 37 (13.03%) .NET
4 33 (11.62%) Spring
5 32 (11.27%) HTML
6 27 (9.51%) REST
6 27 (9.51%) J2EE
7 25 (8.80%) Ruby on Rails
7 25 (8.80%) Servlets
8 21 (7.39%) JSON
9 18 (6.34%) HTML5
9 18 (6.34%) AngularJS
10 17 (5.99%) jQuery
10 17 (5.99%) Hibernate
10 17 (5.99%) LAMP
11 15 (5.28%) Memcached
11 15 (5.28%) JPA
12 13 (4.58%) XML
12 13 (4.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.20%) Open Source
2 23 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.75%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.28%) Statistics
5 14 (4.93%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.17%) Clustering
7 8 (2.82%) Digital Media
8 7 (2.46%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.11%) DTV
9 6 (2.11%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.76%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.76%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.76%) PKI
11 4 (1.41%) Social Media
12 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.06%) Xbox
12 3 (1.06%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 118 (41.55%) Linux
2 60 (21.13%) Windows
3 48 (16.90%) UNIX
4 34 (11.97%) CentOS
5 13 (4.58%) Ubuntu
6 9 (3.17%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.46%) Android
7 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.41%) Fedora
9 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.70%) Debian
10 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (40.49%) DevOps
2 109 (38.38%) Configuration Management
3 93 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (18.66%) TDD
6 35 (12.32%) Scrum
7 34 (11.97%) BDD
8 29 (10.21%) E-Commerce
9 28 (9.86%) Kanban
10 27 (9.51%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (8.80%) Auto-Scaling
11 25 (8.80%) Software Engineering
12 24 (8.45%) MVC
13 21 (7.39%) Load Balancing
13 21 (7.39%) SOA
14 20 (7.04%) MapReduce
15 19 (6.69%) Unit Testing
16 18 (6.34%) Automated Testing
17 13 (4.58%) Analytics
18 12 (4.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 120 (42.25%) Java
2 111 (39.08%) Ruby
3 107 (37.68%) Python
4 49 (17.25%) JavaScript
5 44 (15.49%) Bash Shell
6 33 (11.62%) PHP
7 29 (10.21%) SQL
8 17 (5.99%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.93%) Perl
10 13 (4.58%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.87%) Scala
12 9 (3.17%) C#
13 7 (2.46%) Go
14 6 (2.11%) R
15 5 (1.76%) PHP5
16 3 (1.06%) Groovy
17 2 (0.70%) C++
17 2 (0.70%) Clojure
18 1 (0.35%) Google Apps Script
18 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (9.15%) Degree
2 8 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.41%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.87%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (8.80%) Xen
3 17 (5.99%) Docker
4 11 (3.87%) VirtualBox
4 11 (3.87%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (2.11%) Postfix
5 6 (2.11%) Sendmail
6 5 (1.76%) vSphere
6 5 (1.76%) GlusterFS
6 5 (1.76%) GFS2
6 5 (1.76%) OCFS2
7 3 (1.06%) Varnish
7 3 (1.06%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.35%) QEMU
8 1 (0.35%) KVM
8 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 148 (52.11%) Puppet
2 93 (32.75%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (15.49%) Vagrant
4 34 (11.97%) Ansible
5 33 (11.62%) Nagios
6 28 (9.86%) Salt
7 11 (3.87%) Cacti
8 8 (2.82%) Mesos
9 7 (2.46%) Capistrano
10 6 (2.11%) SELinux
11 5 (1.76%) logstash
11 5 (1.76%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.06%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.06%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.70%) Opsview
14 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
14 1 (0.35%) Graphite
14 1 (0.35%) OpenView
14 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 62 (21.83%) VMware
2 34 (11.97%) Oracle
2 34 (11.97%) Red Hat
2 34 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.56%) Google
4 22 (7.75%) Rackspace
4 22 (7.75%) New Relic
5 12 (4.23%) Percona
6 9 (3.17%) Akamai
7 8 (2.82%) SAP
8 6 (2.11%) Netezza
8 6 (2.11%) Remedy
8 6 (2.11%) Cisco
8 6 (2.11%) Vertica
9 5 (1.76%) IBM
9 5 (1.76%) Teradata
10 4 (1.41%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.41%) Tableau
10 4 (1.41%) hybris
11 3 (1.06%) Greenplum
London
Explore Group
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day then £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago