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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 293 323 333
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +10
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 118 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.16% 7.42% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 66 53
Average daily rate £475 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £383 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1916 1253 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.03% 5.91% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 876 546
Average daily rate £475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 11
Average hourly rate £26.25 £28.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +69.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £42.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +33.43%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +29 13 £438 -2.77% 5
Hammersmith - 1 £500 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 172 (94.51%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (62.64%) Java
3 84 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 79 (43.41%) Python
5 78 (42.86%) DevOps
6 68 (37.36%) Amazon S3
7 67 (36.81%) Linux
7 67 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (32.42%) Web Services
9 56 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
10 55 (30.22%) Puppet
11 53 (29.12%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
13 48 (26.37%) Tomcat
14 47 (25.82%) AWS CloudFormation
15 44 (24.18%) JavaScript
15 44 (24.18%) Ruby
16 41 (22.53%) TDD
17 38 (20.88%) Git (software)
18 37 (20.33%) VMware
18 37 (20.33%) Continuous Delivery
19 35 (19.23%) Ansible
20 34 (18.68%) MongoDB
21 33 (18.13%) Configuration Management
21 33 (18.13%) VMware Infrastructure
21 33 (18.13%) Bash Shell
22 30 (16.48%) Node.js
22 30 (16.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 29 (15.93%) .NET
23 29 (15.93%) SQL

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 48 (26.37%) Tomcat
2 30 (16.48%) Node.js
3 23 (12.64%) Apache
4 21 (11.54%) IIS
4 21 (11.54%) JBoss
5 19 (10.44%) nginx
6 16 (8.79%) OpenStack
7 15 (8.24%) WebSphere
8 10 (5.49%) Jetty
8 10 (5.49%) WordPress
9 9 (4.95%) CMS
10 8 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (3.30%) Drupal
12 5 (2.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (2.75%) Magnolia
13 4 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (2.20%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.65%) Confluence
15 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 172 (94.51%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (37.36%) Amazon S3
3 47 (25.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 30 (16.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 25 (13.74%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (12.09%) CloudFront
6 22 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (10.99%) Amazon SQS
8 17 (9.34%) Amazon Glacier
9 14 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (7.14%) Route 53
11 11 (6.04%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (5.49%) Google App Engine
12 10 (5.49%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (4.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (4.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 4 (2.20%) IaaS
16 4 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.24%) DNS
2 14 (7.69%) HTTP
2 14 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.49%) DHCP
3 10 (5.49%) IPsec
4 9 (4.95%) FTP
5 4 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.65%) Internet
7 2 (1.10%) Firewall
7 2 (1.10%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.10%) SSL
8 1 (0.55%) IMAP
8 1 (0.55%) Intranet
8 1 (0.55%) NAS
8 1 (0.55%) Network Security
8 1 (0.55%) SAN
8 1 (0.55%) SMTP
8 1 (0.55%) SNMP
8 1 (0.55%) SSH
8 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
2 34 (18.68%) MongoDB
3 23 (12.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (10.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 18 (9.89%) NoSQL
6 16 (8.79%) MySQL
7 15 (8.24%) Redis
8 13 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.30%) Big Data
9 6 (3.30%) SimpleDB
9 6 (3.30%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.20%) HBase
11 3 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.65%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.55%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 84 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 38 (20.88%) Git (software)
3 25 (13.74%) Vagrant
4 24 (13.19%) Maven
5 16 (8.79%) JIRA
6 15 (8.24%) TeamCity
7 13 (7.14%) JUnit
7 13 (7.14%) Mockito
8 8 (4.40%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.40%) RSpec
9 7 (3.85%) DbUnit
9 7 (3.85%) jMock
9 7 (3.85%) SonarQube
10 6 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.20%) Ant
11 4 (2.20%) Gerrit
11 4 (2.20%) Subversion
11 4 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.59%) Finance
3 5 (2.75%) Banking
3 5 (2.75%) Retail
4 3 (1.65%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.55%) Publishing
5 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (34.62%) Developer
2 44 (24.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (16.48%) Java Developer
4 20 (10.99%) Administrator
4 20 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (8.79%) Consultant
5 16 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.24%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
8 13 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
8 13 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
8 13 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Consultant
9 11 (6.04%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (5.49%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (4.95%) AWS Administrator
11 9 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.95%) PHP Developer
12 8 (4.40%) Agile Developer
12 8 (4.40%) AWS Developer
12 8 (4.40%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (32.42%) Web Services
2 29 (15.93%) .NET
3 28 (15.38%) HTML
4 26 (14.29%) CSS
5 22 (12.09%) J2EE
6 19 (10.44%) REST
7 18 (9.89%) RESTful
8 15 (8.24%) HTML5
8 15 (8.24%) Spring
9 14 (7.69%) LAMP
10 13 (7.14%) jQuery
11 10 (5.49%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.49%) SOAP
11 10 (5.49%) Symfony
11 10 (5.49%) XML
12 9 (4.95%) Servlets
13 8 (4.40%) CSS3
14 7 (3.85%) PowerMock
14 7 (3.85%) RESTEasy
15 6 (3.30%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 12 (6.59%) Augmented Reality
3 10 (5.49%) User Experience
4 7 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.75%) Animation
5 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.75%) MPEG
6 4 (2.20%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.65%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.65%) PKI
7 3 (1.65%) Wiki
8 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.10%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.55%) Fintech
9 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 67 (36.81%) Linux
2 25 (13.74%) Windows
3 19 (10.44%) Debian
4 15 (8.24%) Unix
5 9 (4.95%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.40%) Android
6 8 (4.40%) CentOS
7 6 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.86%) DevOps
2 67 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (29.12%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (22.53%) TDD
5 37 (20.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 33 (18.13%) Configuration Management
7 26 (14.29%) MVC
8 25 (13.74%) BDD
9 17 (9.34%) OO
9 17 (9.34%) Scrum
10 16 (8.79%) E-Commerce
10 16 (8.79%) Kanban
11 15 (8.24%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.59%) Auto-Scaling
12 12 (6.59%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.59%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.04%) Automated Testing
14 10 (5.49%) SOA
14 10 (5.49%) Software Delivery
15 9 (4.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 114 (62.64%) Java
2 79 (43.41%) Python
3 44 (24.18%) JavaScript
3 44 (24.18%) Ruby
4 33 (18.13%) Bash Shell
5 29 (15.93%) SQL
6 19 (10.44%) PHP
7 12 (6.59%) C++
8 11 (6.04%) C
8 11 (6.04%) Go
8 11 (6.04%) R
9 10 (5.49%) Erlang
10 6 (3.30%) C#
10 6 (3.30%) Perl
11 5 (2.75%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (2.75%) Scala
12 4 (2.20%) Clojure
12 4 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.65%) Groovy
14 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (2.75%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.20%) Degree
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.79%) SLA
2 13 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (18.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (15.38%) Docker
3 8 (4.40%) vSphere
4 4 (2.20%) vCloud
5 1 (0.55%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.55%) Gluster
5 1 (0.55%) NFS
5 1 (0.55%) Varnish
5 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (30.22%) Puppet
2 52 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (19.23%) Ansible
4 18 (9.89%) Nagios
5 16 (8.79%) Salt
6 5 (2.75%) Packer
7 4 (2.20%) logstash
8 3 (1.65%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.65%) Kibana
9 2 (1.10%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.55%) Cacti
10 1 (0.55%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 37 (20.33%) VMware
2 17 (9.34%) New Relic
3 15 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.69%) Google
5 10 (5.49%) Oracle
6 6 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.75%) Interwoven
8 4 (2.20%) Akamai
9 3 (1.65%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.10%) Zend
11 1 (0.55%) Apple
11 1 (0.55%) BT
11 1 (0.55%) Facebook
11 1 (0.55%) Mercator
11 1 (0.55%) NetApp
11 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.55%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.55%) Splunk
11 1 (0.55%) WorldPay
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