The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 287 360 327
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -33
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 149 76 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.23% 4.39% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 55 53
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
England

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

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2851 1730 1359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.87% 7.32% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2144 1236 925
Median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £17.15 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.58 £89.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +29.41%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in London

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Amazon EC2
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the London region.

Amazon EC2 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
City of London +66 27 £475 -1.55% 6
Croydon - 2 £431 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 London region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 244 (94.94%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (59.53%) DevOps
3 132 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (45.53%) Java
5 107 (41.63%) Linux
6 102 (39.69%) Amazon S3
7 99 (38.52%) Amazon RDS
8 96 (37.35%) JavaScript
9 95 (36.96%) TDD
10 84 (32.68%) Ruby
11 83 (32.30%) Jenkins
12 82 (31.91%) AWS CloudFormation
13 76 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
14 74 (28.79%) Python
14 74 (28.79%) Opscode Chef
15 69 (26.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 63 (24.51%) Docker
17 62 (24.12%) Puppet
18 61 (23.74%) Ansible
19 55 (21.40%) TeamCity
20 54 (21.01%) Git (software)
21 53 (20.62%) Web Services
21 53 (20.62%) BDD
22 49 (19.07%) NoSQL
22 49 (19.07%) Microsoft Azure
23 42 (16.34%) Amazon SQS
23 42 (16.34%) HTML
24 41 (15.95%) MVC
25 40 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
26 39 (15.18%) Hadoop

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 37 (14.40%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (7.39%) Apache
2 19 (7.39%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.84%) WordPress
4 10 (3.89%) CMS
4 10 (3.89%) IIS
5 9 (3.50%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.11%) nginx
7 6 (2.33%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.95%) Confluence
8 5 (1.95%) JBoss
8 5 (1.95%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.95%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.56%) Drupal
10 3 (1.17%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.17%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.17%) Jetty
11 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.78%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 244 (94.94%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (39.69%) Amazon S3
3 82 (31.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 49 (19.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 42 (16.34%) Amazon SQS
6 36 (14.01%) CloudFront
7 34 (13.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 31 (12.06%) Route 53
9 29 (11.28%) Amazon ELB
10 28 (10.89%) AWS Lambda
11 26 (10.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 18 (7.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 17 (6.61%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (6.23%) GitHub
15 15 (5.84%) Amazon Kinesis
15 15 (5.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (5.45%) Google App Engine
17 12 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
18 8 (3.11%) Amazon EMR
19 7 (2.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.17%) HTTP
2 16 (6.23%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.45%) DNS
4 10 (3.89%) Internet
5 8 (3.11%) SSL
6 7 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.33%) Firewall
7 6 (2.33%) SMTP
8 3 (1.17%) DHCP
8 3 (1.17%) FTP
8 3 (1.17%) IPsec
8 3 (1.17%) LDAP
9 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.39%) LAN
10 1 (0.39%) Network Security
10 1 (0.39%) VLAN
10 1 (0.39%) VPN
10 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (38.52%) Amazon RDS
2 69 (26.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 49 (19.07%) NoSQL
4 39 (15.18%) Hadoop
5 29 (11.28%) SQL Server
6 28 (10.89%) MySQL
6 28 (10.89%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (10.12%) MongoDB
8 18 (7.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (5.84%) Big Data
10 14 (5.45%) Redis
11 11 (4.28%) Relational Database
12 10 (3.89%) RDBMS
13 9 (3.50%) Neo4j
13 9 (3.50%) SimpleDB
14 8 (3.11%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (2.33%) Apache Hive
15 6 (2.33%) HBase
16 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
17 3 (1.17%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 83 (32.30%) Jenkins
2 55 (21.40%) TeamCity
3 54 (21.01%) Git (software)
4 26 (10.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 21 (8.17%) JIRA
6 20 (7.78%) Maven
6 20 (7.78%) Vagrant
7 18 (7.00%) JUnit
8 17 (6.61%) Subversion
9 15 (5.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (5.06%) Travis CI
11 12 (4.67%) Mockito
11 12 (4.67%) RSpec
12 8 (3.11%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.72%) Gradle
14 5 (1.95%) Sonatype Nexus
15 3 (1.17%) Geb
15 3 (1.17%) git-flow
15 3 (1.17%) GoCD
15 3 (1.17%) Spock
General
1 29 (11.28%) Finance
2 9 (3.50%) Retail
3 8 (3.11%) Banking
3 8 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.33%) Publishing
5 4 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 101 (39.30%) Developer
2 91 (35.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (16.73%) AWS Engineer
4 42 (16.34%) Java Developer
5 38 (14.79%) AWS DevOps
6 31 (12.06%) AWS Developer
7 21 (8.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 19 (7.39%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.61%) Senior DevOps
10 16 (6.23%) Cloud Developer
11 15 (5.84%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 13 (5.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.67%) .NET Developer
13 12 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (4.67%) C# Developer
13 12 (4.67%) Core Java Developer
13 12 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (4.67%) Python Developer
14 11 (4.28%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.62%) Web Services
2 42 (16.34%) HTML
3 38 (14.79%) Node.js
4 36 (14.01%) .NET
5 33 (12.84%) HTML5
6 32 (12.45%) CSS
7 31 (12.06%) RabbitMQ
8 23 (8.95%) ASP.NET
9 21 (8.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (6.61%) CSS3
10 17 (6.61%) jQuery
11 15 (5.84%) LAMP
11 15 (5.84%) REST
12 14 (5.45%) AngularJS
13 13 (5.06%) J2EE
14 12 (4.67%) Apache Flex
15 11 (4.28%) Spring
16 10 (3.89%) ActiveMQ
16 10 (3.89%) Ember.js
16 10 (3.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.95%) Public Cloud
2 17 (6.61%) User Experience
3 8 (3.11%) PKI
4 7 (2.72%) Blog
4 7 (2.72%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.72%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.95%) Augmented Reality
5 5 (1.95%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.95%) Internet of Things
5 5 (1.95%) MPEG
6 4 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.17%) Fintech
7 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.78%) Derivative
8 2 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 107 (41.63%) Linux
2 33 (12.84%) Unix
3 24 (9.34%) Windows
4 17 (6.61%) CentOS
5 13 (5.06%) Android
5 13 (5.06%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.11%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.72%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.56%) Debian
9 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.78%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.78%) Fedora
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (59.53%) DevOps
2 132 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (36.96%) TDD
4 76 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (20.62%) BDD
6 41 (15.95%) MVC
7 40 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 38 (14.79%) Configuration Management
9 37 (14.40%) E-Commerce
10 36 (14.01%) Microservices
11 32 (12.45%) Kanban
12 30 (11.67%) Scrum
13 27 (10.51%) High Availability
14 25 (9.73%) Open Source
15 19 (7.39%) Software Engineering
16 18 (7.00%) Migration
17 17 (6.61%) SOA
18 15 (5.84%) Auto-Scaling
18 15 (5.84%) Multithreading
19 14 (5.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 117 (45.53%) Java
2 96 (37.35%) JavaScript
3 84 (32.68%) Ruby
4 74 (28.79%) Python
5 32 (12.45%) PHP
6 30 (11.67%) C#
7 23 (8.95%) Bash Shell
7 23 (8.95%) Scala
8 20 (7.78%) Perl
9 17 (6.61%) SQL
10 15 (5.84%) Clojure
11 12 (4.67%) PowerShell
12 9 (3.50%) Go
12 9 (3.50%) Objective-C
13 8 (3.11%) Groovy
14 6 (2.33%) C++
14 6 (2.33%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.95%) Erlang
15 5 (1.95%) R
16 3 (1.17%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (4.28%) Degree
2 10 (3.89%) AWS Certification
2 10 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) PhD
5 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) CCNP
5 1 (0.39%) CCSE
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.61%) QA
System Software
1 63 (24.51%) Docker
2 15 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.50%) vSphere
4 7 (2.72%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.56%) Xen
6 3 (1.17%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.78%) etcd
7 2 (0.78%) flannel
7 2 (0.78%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.39%) Ceph
8 1 (0.39%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.39%) HDFS
8 1 (0.39%) NFS
8 1 (0.39%) Varnish
8 1 (0.39%) vCloud
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 74 (28.79%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (24.12%) Puppet
3 61 (23.74%) Ansible
4 19 (7.39%) Kubernetes
5 9 (3.50%) Mesos
5 9 (3.50%) Terraform
6 4 (1.56%) logstash
6 4 (1.56%) Nagios
6 4 (1.56%) Packer
7 3 (1.17%) Kibana
8 2 (0.78%) Consul
8 2 (0.78%) Grafana
8 2 (0.78%) Graphite
8 2 (0.78%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.39%) rkt
9 1 (0.39%) Salt
9 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (8.95%) Oracle
2 17 (6.61%) VMware
3 15 (5.84%) Google
4 9 (3.50%) New Relic
4 9 (3.50%) Rackspace
5 8 (3.11%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.11%) RedDot
6 7 (2.72%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.72%) SaltStack
7 5 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.95%) Splunk
8 4 (1.56%) Zend
9 3 (1.17%) Sun
9 3 (1.17%) Tableau
10 2 (0.78%) Akamai
10 2 (0.78%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco
11 1 (0.39%) Juniper
11 1 (0.39%) NetApp
11 1 (0.39%) SAP
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