The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.09% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£409 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
71 37 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.96% 3.43% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 2
Average daily rate £355 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
- -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Leeds region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 22 (95.65%) Linux
1 22 (95.65%) Configuration Management
2 21 (91.30%) Apache
2 21 (91.30%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (91.30%) Puppet
2 21 (91.30%) DevOps
3 20 (86.96%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (82.61%) Bash Shell
4 19 (82.61%) Python
4 19 (82.61%) MySQL
5 18 (78.26%) Ruby
6 14 (60.87%) OpenStack
6 14 (60.87%) Rackspace
7 7 (30.43%) nginx
7 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
7 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 6 (26.09%) Amazon S3
8 6 (26.09%) Route 53
8 6 (26.09%) Redis
8 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
8 6 (26.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (26.09%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (21.74%) HAProxy
9 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
9 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (21.74%) Kanban
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) PHP
9 5 (21.74%) Tomcat

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (91.30%) Apache
2 14 (60.87%) OpenStack
3 7 (30.43%) nginx
4 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
5 4 (17.39%) Node.js
6 2 (8.70%) IIS
6 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
6 2 (8.70%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (91.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (26.09%) Route 53
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon S3
2 6 (26.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (8.70%) Google App Engine
3 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
4 2 (8.70%) FTP
4 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) Redis
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 3 (13.04%) SimpleDB
4 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.04%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (60.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) POSIX
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) SUSE
4 1 (4.35%) Debian
4 1 (4.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Configuration Management
2 21 (91.30%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Kanban
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Network Design
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Python
1 19 (82.61%) Bash Shell
2 18 (78.26%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) PHP
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Xen
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (91.30%) Puppet
2 20 (86.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (21.74%) HAProxy
4 4 (17.39%) Salt
5 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Rackspace
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Percona
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) hybris
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) SAP