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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England / London
Rank 235 313 330
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +17
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 165 106 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.49% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.59% 5.40% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 80 62
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2952 1964 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.46% 9.16% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2238 1453 913
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 28
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.27 £28.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.64% -2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £100.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +22 20 £525 +23.52% 13
Croydon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 329 (95.36%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (55.94%) DevOps
3 187 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (52.17%) Amazon S3
5 161 (46.67%) Linux
6 158 (45.80%) Amazon RDS
7 145 (42.03%) Docker
8 125 (36.23%) Java
8 125 (36.23%) Python
9 112 (32.46%) Jenkins
10 109 (31.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 105 (30.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 99 (28.70%) Puppet
13 83 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (23.48%) Web Services
15 80 (23.19%) Opscode Chef
16 79 (22.90%) Ruby
17 75 (21.74%) Microservices
18 71 (20.58%) Ansible
19 67 (19.42%) Route 53
20 66 (19.13%) Elasticsearch
21 65 (18.84%) TDD
21 65 (18.84%) Terraform
22 58 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
22 58 (16.81%) Bash Shell
23 57 (16.52%) JavaScript
24 56 (16.23%) Scala
24 56 (16.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
25 55 (15.94%) Git (software)
25 55 (15.94%) Amazon SQS

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 66 (19.13%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (13.33%) nginx
3 35 (10.14%) Apache Spark
4 32 (9.28%) Apache
5 23 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 21 (6.09%) Confluence
7 18 (5.22%) IIS
8 10 (2.90%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.45%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.16%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.16%) CMS
10 4 (1.16%) Jetty
10 4 (1.16%) Mongrel
10 4 (1.16%) WordPress
11 3 (0.87%) JBoss
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Qpid
12 2 (0.58%) Lightstreamer
12 2 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.58%) SPSS
3 1 (0.29%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 329 (95.36%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (52.17%) Amazon S3
3 109 (31.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 105 (30.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 67 (19.42%) Route 53
6 58 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 56 (16.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 55 (15.94%) Amazon SQS
9 50 (14.49%) Amazon ELB
10 49 (14.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 45 (13.04%) Amazon EMR
12 42 (12.17%) CloudFront
13 37 (10.72%) AWS Lambda
14 33 (9.57%) AWS CloudTrail
15 27 (7.83%) PaaS
16 23 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
17 19 (5.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 15 (4.35%) GitHub
19 13 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
20 8 (2.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.72%) VPN
2 31 (8.99%) Firewall
3 17 (4.93%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.64%) HTTP
5 9 (2.61%) SSL
6 8 (2.32%) DNS
7 6 (1.74%) DHCP
7 6 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.74%) IPsec
7 6 (1.74%) Kerberos
7 6 (1.74%) LDAP
8 5 (1.45%) Network Security
9 4 (1.16%) FTP
10 3 (0.87%) Internet
10 3 (0.87%) SSH
11 2 (0.58%) LAN
11 2 (0.58%) WAN
12 1 (0.29%) BGP
12 1 (0.29%) MPLS
12 1 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (45.80%) Amazon RDS
2 43 (12.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 43 (12.46%) NoSQL
3 39 (11.30%) Big Data
4 34 (9.86%) Hadoop
5 30 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 29 (8.41%) MySQL
7 26 (7.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (6.09%) Apache Hive
9 19 (5.51%) MongoDB
10 18 (5.22%) RDBMS
11 17 (4.93%) Amazon Redshift
11 17 (4.93%) SQL Server
12 16 (4.64%) HBase
13 15 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (3.48%) Neo4j
16 9 (2.61%) Redis
17 7 (2.03%) RethinkDB
18 4 (1.16%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 112 (32.46%) Jenkins
2 55 (15.94%) Git (software)
3 28 (8.12%) Maven
4 26 (7.54%) TeamCity
5 24 (6.96%) JIRA
6 23 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (3.77%) JUnit
9 11 (3.19%) RSpec
10 10 (2.90%) Mockito
10 10 (2.90%) Subversion
11 8 (2.32%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.74%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.74%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.45%) Gradle
14 4 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (1.16%) Travis CI
14 4 (1.16%) Visual Studio
15 3 (0.87%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.87%) Selenium
General
1 44 (12.75%) Finance
2 14 (4.06%) Games
3 11 (3.19%) Banking
4 9 (2.61%) Retail
5 7 (2.03%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.74%) Law
6 6 (1.74%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.45%) Marketing
8 4 (1.16%) Electronics
8 4 (1.16%) Front Office
8 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.16%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.58%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (33.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 86 (24.93%) AWS DevOps
3 81 (23.48%) AWS Engineer
4 77 (22.32%) Developer
5 41 (11.88%) Java Developer
6 34 (9.86%) Architect
7 28 (8.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 26 (7.54%) AWS Developer
9 22 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (6.09%) AWS Architect
11 18 (5.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 16 (4.64%) Software Engineer
13 15 (4.35%) Data Engineer
14 14 (4.06%) Operations Engineer
15 13 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
15 13 (3.77%) Consultant
15 13 (3.77%) Java Engineer
15 13 (3.77%) Senior Developer
15 13 (3.77%) Web Specialist
16 12 (3.48%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (23.48%) Web Services
2 37 (10.72%) Elastic Stack
2 37 (10.72%) Node.js
3 35 (10.14%) Spring
4 30 (8.70%) REST
5 28 (8.12%) Kafka
6 27 (7.83%) Django
7 23 (6.67%) .NET
8 19 (5.51%) boto
8 19 (5.51%) HTML
9 18 (5.22%) Swagger
10 16 (4.64%) JSON
11 15 (4.35%) RESTful
12 14 (4.06%) CSS
12 14 (4.06%) J2EE
12 14 (4.06%) Spring Boot
13 12 (3.48%) AngularJS
13 12 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (3.19%) SOAP
15 10 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.72%) Public Cloud
2 25 (7.25%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 10 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.90%) PKI
5 8 (2.32%) Blog
6 7 (2.03%) User Experience
7 6 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.45%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.16%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.16%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.87%) Replication
10 3 (0.87%) Wiki
11 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.58%) iPad
11 2 (0.58%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 161 (46.67%) Linux
2 29 (8.41%) Windows
3 28 (8.12%) CentOS
4 25 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (7.25%) Unix
5 10 (2.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.29%) Debian
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (55.94%) DevOps
2 187 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (21.74%) Microservices
5 65 (18.84%) TDD
6 54 (15.65%) High Availability
6 54 (15.65%) Scrum
7 49 (14.20%) Auto-Scaling
8 46 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 36 (10.43%) Software Engineering
10 34 (9.86%) Load Balancing
11 33 (9.57%) BDD
12 32 (9.28%) Continuous Delivery
13 30 (8.70%) E-Commerce
13 30 (8.70%) Migration
14 29 (8.41%) Open Source
15 27 (7.83%) Machine Learning
16 24 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
17 23 (6.67%) Kanban
18 20 (5.80%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 125 (36.23%) Java
1 125 (36.23%) Python
2 79 (22.90%) Ruby
3 58 (16.81%) Bash Shell
4 57 (16.52%) JavaScript
5 56 (16.23%) Scala
6 31 (8.99%) SQL
7 28 (8.12%) Perl
8 26 (7.54%) C#
9 23 (6.67%) Go
10 17 (4.93%) PHP
11 10 (2.90%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.90%) R
12 9 (2.61%) C
13 7 (2.03%) ActionScript
13 7 (2.03%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (1.16%) C++
14 4 (1.16%) Clojure
15 3 (0.87%) Haskell
15 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.12%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.96%) AWS Certification
4 10 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.03%) Degree
6 6 (1.74%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) CCIE
8 1 (0.29%) CCNA
8 1 (0.29%) CCNP
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.96%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 145 (42.03%) Docker
2 12 (3.48%) HDFS
2 12 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.19%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.45%) vCloud
5 4 (1.16%) Xen
6 3 (0.87%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.58%) Gluster
8 1 (0.29%) iptables
8 1 (0.29%) LXC
8 1 (0.29%) Varnish
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) vSphere
8 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 99 (28.70%) Puppet
2 80 (23.19%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (20.58%) Ansible
4 65 (18.84%) Terraform
5 30 (8.70%) Kubernetes
6 28 (8.12%) logstash
7 27 (7.83%) Kibana
8 12 (3.48%) Hadoop YARN
9 8 (2.32%) Graphite
10 6 (1.74%) Grafana
10 6 (1.74%) SELinux
11 5 (1.45%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.16%) Consul
12 4 (1.16%) Mesos
12 4 (1.16%) Packer
13 3 (0.87%) Salt
14 2 (0.58%) Capistrano
14 2 (0.58%) Marathon
14 2 (0.58%) Nagios
14 2 (0.58%) StatsD
Vendors
1 23 (6.67%) Oracle
2 22 (6.38%) SaltStack
3 20 (5.80%) Atlassian
4 18 (5.22%) VMware
5 16 (4.64%) Microsoft
6 15 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.77%) New Relic
8 10 (2.90%) Google
9 6 (1.74%) Trend Micro
10 5 (1.45%) Tableau
11 4 (1.16%) SAP
12 3 (0.87%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.87%) Splunk
12 3 (0.87%) Talend
13 2 (0.58%) Adobe
13 2 (0.58%) Demandware
13 2 (0.58%) HP
13 2 (0.58%) hybris
13 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
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