The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon ELB 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 ELB over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 534 519 558
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +39
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 19 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.064% 0.023%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.13% 2.74% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+230.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £125 -
% change year-on-year
+240.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1686 1093 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.42% 2.35% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 749 426
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 5
Average hourly rate £16.63 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.35 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.41% +151.85%
Amazon ELB
UK

Amazon ELB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon ELB Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon ELB
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon ELB across the England region.

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon ELB
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 ELB within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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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 +3 13 £409 +227.00% 1
North West - 3 - - 3
East of England - 2 £415 - 2
South East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Amazon ELB
UK

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon ELB 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 ELB.

1 54 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (98.15%) Amazon EC2
3 52 (96.30%) Amazon S3
4 38 (70.37%) DevOps
5 34 (62.96%) Puppet
6 31 (57.41%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (55.56%) Route 53
8 29 (53.70%) Jenkins
8 29 (53.70%) Hudson
8 29 (53.70%) CentOS
8 29 (53.70%) Vagrant
9 28 (51.85%) Red Hat
10 26 (48.15%) RightScale
11 24 (44.44%) Open Source
11 24 (44.44%) Configuration Management
11 24 (44.44%) Linux
11 24 (44.44%) Firewall
12 23 (42.59%) Maven
12 23 (42.59%) Apache
12 23 (42.59%) DNS
12 23 (42.59%) DHCP
13 20 (37.04%) QA
14 18 (33.33%) Tomcat
15 17 (31.48%) SaaS
15 17 (31.48%) PaaS
16 16 (29.63%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (29.63%) Web Services
17 15 (27.78%) UNIX
18 14 (25.93%) Java
19 12 (22.22%) Cucumber

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon ELB 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 ELB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (42.59%) Apache
2 18 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.81%) nginx
4 7 (12.96%) OpenStack
4 7 (12.96%) WebSphere
4 7 (12.96%) Jetty
5 1 (1.85%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 54 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (98.15%) Amazon EC2
3 52 (96.30%) Amazon S3
4 30 (55.56%) Route 53
5 17 (31.48%) SaaS
5 17 (31.48%) PaaS
6 5 (9.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (44.44%) Firewall
2 23 (42.59%) DNS
2 23 (42.59%) DHCP
3 7 (12.96%) HTTP
4 6 (11.11%) Network Security
5 3 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (12.96%) Big Data
3 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (53.70%) Jenkins
1 29 (53.70%) Hudson
2 23 (42.59%) Maven
3 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.96%) JUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.85%) Retail
1 1 (1.85%) Billing
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Publishing
1 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Scala Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Administrator
6 1 (1.85%) Operations Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.85%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (1.85%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.85%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (1.85%) Technical Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) Web Services
2 7 (12.96%) Servlets
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) JSON
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) Open Source
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) CentOS
2 24 (44.44%) Linux
3 15 (27.78%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) DevOps
2 31 (57.41%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) JVM Tuning
5 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
6 6 (11.11%) TDD
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) BDD
7 5 (9.26%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.70%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.70%) Kanban
10 2 (3.70%) Automation Testing
11 1 (1.85%) Low Latency
11 1 (1.85%) Android Development
11 1 (1.85%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Java
2 10 (18.52%) Ruby
3 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) Python
3 3 (5.56%) Groovy
4 2 (3.70%) PHP
4 2 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Varnish
2 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (62.96%) Puppet
2 29 (53.70%) Vagrant
3 5 (9.26%) ZABBIX
3 5 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.26%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.85%) Salt
4 1 (1.85%) Cacti
4 1 (1.85%) Munin
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Red Hat
2 26 (48.15%) RightScale
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle
3 11 (20.37%) Sun
4 4 (7.41%) New Relic
5 1 (1.85%) Remedy
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) Zend
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