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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 314 332 332
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 99 97 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.80% 14.72% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 81 50
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £249 £300
% change year-on-year
+40.70% -17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1010 659 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.17% 2.59% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 508 318
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £21.56 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-47.72% +26.92%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
City of London +35 12 £400 -5.88% 4
Westminster - - - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 129 (74.57%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (60.69%) Puppet
3 102 (58.96%) Linux
4 89 (51.45%) Python
5 83 (47.98%) Ruby
5 83 (47.98%) DevOps
6 70 (40.46%) Web Services
7 68 (39.31%) UNIX
7 68 (39.31%) VMware
8 61 (35.26%) Java
9 60 (34.68%) Amazon S3
10 58 (33.53%) Oracle
11 57 (32.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 52 (30.06%) Bash Shell
13 51 (29.48%) WebSphere
13 51 (29.48%) Opscode Chef
14 48 (27.75%) MySQL
15 47 (27.17%) Configuration Management
16 46 (26.59%) SOA
16 46 (26.59%) Tomcat
17 44 (25.43%) WebLogic
18 43 (24.86%) Apache
19 40 (23.12%) JIRA
20 36 (20.81%) IBM
21 34 (19.65%) Clustering
21 34 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
21 34 (19.65%) Jenkins
21 34 (19.65%) SELinux
22 33 (19.08%) Oracle Exadata
22 33 (19.08%) Oracle RAC

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 51 (29.48%) WebSphere
2 46 (26.59%) Tomcat
3 44 (25.43%) WebLogic
4 43 (24.86%) Apache
5 23 (13.29%) nginx
6 14 (8.09%) Node.js
7 11 (6.36%) IIS
8 9 (5.20%) OpenStack
8 9 (5.20%) Jetty
9 7 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.31%) CMS
11 3 (1.73%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.73%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (1.16%) WordPress
13 1 (0.58%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (12.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 129 (74.57%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (34.68%) Amazon S3
3 27 (15.61%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (11.56%) Amazon ELB
5 16 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (8.09%) Google App Engine
7 10 (5.78%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (5.78%) ElastiCache
7 10 (5.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (2.89%) Heroku
9 4 (2.31%) CloudFront
9 4 (2.31%) SaaS
10 3 (1.73%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (1.16%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 2 (1.16%) PaaS
11 2 (1.16%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (1.16%) Route 53
11 2 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.51%) DNS
2 12 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.36%) DHCP
3 11 (6.36%) FTP
3 11 (6.36%) HTTP
3 11 (6.36%) IPsec
4 7 (4.05%) SSL
5 3 (1.73%) VPN
5 3 (1.73%) Firewall
6 2 (1.16%) Internet
6 2 (1.16%) LDAP
6 2 (1.16%) LAN
6 2 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (27.75%) MySQL
2 33 (19.08%) Oracle Exadata
3 30 (17.34%) Amazon RDS
4 22 (12.72%) NoSQL
5 21 (12.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (9.83%) MongoDB
7 12 (6.94%) SQL Server
7 12 (6.94%) Big Data
8 10 (5.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (4.05%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.31%) Redis
13 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.73%) Apache Hive
14 2 (1.16%) JasperReports
14 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (23.12%) JIRA
2 34 (19.65%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.98%) Git (software)
4 18 (10.40%) Subversion
5 12 (6.94%) Maven
6 9 (5.20%) Ant
6 9 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.20%) Mercurial
6 9 (5.20%) AnthillPro
6 9 (5.20%) TeamCity
6 9 (5.20%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.20%) Gerrit
7 7 (4.05%) Hudson
8 5 (2.89%) NUnit
9 2 (1.16%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.16%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.58%) Grunt
10 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (15.03%) Finance
2 20 (11.56%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.89%) Marketing
4 3 (1.73%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Billing
5 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Advertising
5 2 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.58%) Front Office
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (22.54%) Developer
2 31 (17.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (14.45%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (11.56%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (8.67%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.09%) Consultant
7 11 (6.36%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (5.20%) Development Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) DevOps Consultant
9 8 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Scala Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Deployment Manager
11 6 (3.47%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.89%) Web Engineer
12 5 (2.89%) Architect
13 4 (2.31%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (40.46%) Web Services
2 33 (19.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 29 (16.76%) LAMP
4 20 (11.56%) HTML
4 20 (11.56%) J2EE
5 18 (10.40%) .NET
5 18 (10.40%) Middleware
6 17 (9.83%) CSS
7 11 (6.36%) Servlets
8 9 (5.20%) Spring
8 9 (5.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (4.05%) RESTful
10 6 (3.47%) Spring MVC
10 6 (3.47%) REST
11 5 (2.89%) HTML5
11 5 (2.89%) JSON
11 5 (2.89%) Grails
11 5 (2.89%) JSF
11 5 (2.89%) Ajax
11 5 (2.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.65%) Clustering
2 28 (16.18%) Open Source
3 20 (11.56%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.89%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.73%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.16%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.16%) Economics
6 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.16%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) DTV
7 1 (0.58%) Statistics
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Blog
7 1 (0.58%) Online Games
7 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 102 (58.96%) Linux
2 68 (39.31%) UNIX
3 34 (19.65%) SELinux
4 12 (6.94%) CentOS
5 10 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.78%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (5.20%) Windows
7 5 (2.89%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.31%) Android
8 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.73%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.16%) VMS
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (47.98%) DevOps
2 47 (27.17%) Configuration Management
3 46 (26.59%) SOA
4 34 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (15.61%) Scrum
6 25 (14.45%) TDD
7 24 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (11.56%) BDD
9 19 (10.98%) Software Engineering
10 17 (9.83%) MVC
11 16 (9.25%) Kanban
12 14 (8.09%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.94%) High Availability
14 10 (5.78%) Pair Programming
15 9 (5.20%) Automated Testing
15 9 (5.20%) ETL
15 9 (5.20%) OO
16 8 (4.62%) Release Management
17 7 (4.05%) Load Balancing
18 6 (3.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 89 (51.45%) Python
2 83 (47.98%) Ruby
3 61 (35.26%) Java
4 52 (30.06%) Bash Shell
5 27 (15.61%) Perl
6 24 (13.87%) SQL
7 20 (11.56%) JavaScript
8 15 (8.67%) PHP
9 11 (6.36%) PL/SQL
9 11 (6.36%) Scala
10 7 (4.05%) Groovy
11 6 (3.47%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.47%) C#
12 4 (2.31%) C++
13 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.73%) C
13 3 (1.73%) Clojure
14 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) PhD
2 1 (0.58%) RHCE
2 1 (0.58%) RHCT
2 1 (0.58%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 57 (32.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (19.08%) Oracle RAC
3 23 (13.29%) vCloud
4 11 (6.36%) Xen
5 10 (5.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.58%) Varnish
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.58%) KVM
Systems Management
1 105 (60.69%) Puppet
2 51 (29.48%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (15.03%) Nagios
4 12 (6.94%) Ansible
5 11 (6.36%) Vagrant
6 10 (5.78%) Salt
7 7 (4.05%) Cacti
8 2 (1.16%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.16%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.58%) YUM
9 1 (0.58%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 68 (39.31%) VMware
2 58 (33.53%) Oracle
3 36 (20.81%) IBM
4 31 (17.92%) Red Hat
5 26 (15.03%) Remedy
6 18 (10.40%) New Relic
7 14 (8.09%) Google
8 13 (7.51%) Microsoft
9 12 (6.94%) Sun
10 7 (4.05%) Percona
11 6 (3.47%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.73%) JBoss
13 2 (1.16%) BEA
13 2 (1.16%) Citrix
13 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.16%) SaltStack
14 1 (0.58%) Vertica
14 1 (0.58%) Teradata
14 1 (0.58%) Netezza
14 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
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