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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 288 348 321
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -27
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 141 76 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.43% 4.55% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 55 57
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £593 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £384
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -21.82%
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
2595 1669 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.93% 7.26% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1937 1146 880
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 23
Median hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £17.15 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £40.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

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 June 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 June 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 +47 23 £475 +9.19% 11
Croydon - 2 £431 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 239 (94.84%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (53.57%) DevOps
3 133 (52.78%) Java
4 120 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (42.46%) Linux
6 106 (42.06%) Amazon RDS
7 98 (38.89%) Amazon S3
8 91 (36.11%) JavaScript
9 85 (33.73%) Jenkins
10 84 (33.33%) Python
11 83 (32.94%) TDD
11 83 (32.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 77 (30.56%) Ruby
13 72 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
14 65 (25.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 63 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
16 59 (23.41%) Git (software)
17 56 (22.22%) Web Services
17 56 (22.22%) Puppet
18 54 (21.43%) Ansible
18 54 (21.43%) Docker
19 49 (19.44%) TeamCity
20 45 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
20 45 (17.86%) Amazon SQS
21 43 (17.06%) NoSQL
22 42 (16.67%) BDD
22 42 (16.67%) HTML
23 39 (15.48%) Continuous Delivery
24 37 (14.68%) Configuration Management
24 37 (14.68%) .NET

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 29 (11.51%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.35%) Apache
3 16 (6.35%) WordPress
4 14 (5.56%) IIS
5 12 (4.76%) JBoss
6 10 (3.97%) nginx
7 9 (3.57%) CMS
7 9 (3.57%) OpenStack
7 9 (3.57%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.38%) Drupal
9 5 (1.98%) Confluence
9 5 (1.98%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.59%) Magnolia
10 4 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.19%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.19%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.19%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.19%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 239 (94.84%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (38.89%) Amazon S3
3 83 (32.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 45 (17.86%) Amazon SQS
4 45 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (13.89%) CloudFront
6 34 (13.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 33 (13.10%) Route 53
8 30 (11.90%) Amazon ELB
9 28 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 26 (10.32%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (7.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 16 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (5.95%) Amazon Kinesis
14 15 (5.95%) GitHub
15 13 (5.16%) Google Cloud Platform
16 10 (3.97%) Google App Engine
17 9 (3.57%) PaaS
18 8 (3.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.94%) HTTP
2 14 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.76%) DNS
4 9 (3.57%) Internet
5 8 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (3.17%) SSL
6 6 (2.38%) Firewall
7 5 (1.98%) SMTP
8 3 (1.19%) DHCP
8 3 (1.19%) FTP
8 3 (1.19%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.19%) IPsec
8 3 (1.19%) LDAP
9 2 (0.79%) Network Security
10 1 (0.40%) Intranet
10 1 (0.40%) LAN
10 1 (0.40%) VLAN
10 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (42.06%) Amazon RDS
2 65 (25.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 43 (17.06%) NoSQL
4 31 (12.30%) MongoDB
5 30 (11.90%) MySQL
6 28 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 27 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (8.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (8.73%) SQL Server
9 16 (6.35%) Redis
10 11 (4.37%) Big Data
11 9 (3.57%) SimpleDB
12 8 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (3.17%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.78%) Neo4j
13 7 (2.78%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.98%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.59%) HBase
16 3 (1.19%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 85 (33.73%) Jenkins
2 59 (23.41%) Git (software)
3 49 (19.44%) TeamCity
4 27 (10.71%) Vagrant
5 25 (9.92%) JIRA
6 23 (9.13%) Maven
7 18 (7.14%) JUnit
7 18 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (5.56%) Subversion
10 12 (4.76%) Mockito
10 12 (4.76%) RSpec
11 11 (4.37%) Travis CI
12 8 (3.17%) Cucumber
12 8 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (2.78%) GoCD
13 7 (2.78%) Gradle
14 5 (1.98%) Ant
15 4 (1.59%) Gerrit
15 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (11.90%) Finance
2 13 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.17%) Banking
4 7 (2.78%) Retail
5 4 (1.59%) Marketing
5 4 (1.59%) Publishing
6 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (38.49%) Developer
2 80 (31.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (16.27%) Java Developer
4 39 (15.48%) AWS Engineer
5 38 (15.08%) AWS DevOps
6 25 (9.92%) Senior Developer
7 23 (9.13%) AWS Developer
7 23 (9.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 17 (6.75%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (6.75%) Senior DevOps
9 15 (5.95%) Python Developer
10 13 (5.16%) Architect
10 13 (5.16%) HTML Developer
11 11 (4.37%) PHP Developer
11 11 (4.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (4.37%) WordPress Developer
12 10 (3.97%) Cloud Developer
12 10 (3.97%) Core Java Developer
13 9 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.22%) Web Services
2 42 (16.67%) HTML
3 37 (14.68%) .NET
4 36 (14.29%) Node.js
5 33 (13.10%) CSS
5 33 (13.10%) HTML5
6 22 (8.73%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (7.54%) LAMP
8 18 (7.14%) jQuery
9 17 (6.75%) J2EE
10 16 (6.35%) REST
11 15 (5.95%) AngularJS
11 15 (5.95%) ASP.NET
11 15 (5.95%) CSS3
12 13 (5.16%) Apache Flex
12 13 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (4.76%) RESTful
14 10 (3.97%) Ember.js
14 10 (3.97%) SOAP
14 10 (3.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.75%) User Experience
2 15 (5.95%) Public Cloud
3 9 (3.57%) Augmented Reality
3 9 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 8 (3.17%) PKI
5 7 (2.78%) Blog
6 6 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.98%) MPEG
8 4 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.59%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.19%) Fintech
9 3 (1.19%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.79%) Derivative
10 2 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.79%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 107 (42.46%) Linux
2 37 (14.68%) Unix
3 28 (11.11%) Windows
4 15 (5.95%) CentOS
5 13 (5.16%) Android
5 13 (5.16%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.37%) Debian
7 8 (3.17%) Mac OS
8 6 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.98%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.19%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.79%) Fedora
12 1 (0.40%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (53.57%) DevOps
2 120 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (32.94%) TDD
4 72 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (16.67%) BDD
6 39 (15.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 37 (14.68%) Configuration Management
8 36 (14.29%) MVC
9 32 (12.70%) Kanban
10 31 (12.30%) E-Commerce
11 23 (9.13%) Microservices
11 23 (9.13%) Scrum
12 21 (8.33%) SOA
13 20 (7.94%) Open Source
14 18 (7.14%) High Availability
14 18 (7.14%) Migration
15 16 (6.35%) Multithreading
15 16 (6.35%) Software Engineering
16 15 (5.95%) Auto-Scaling
17 14 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 133 (52.78%) Java
2 91 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 84 (33.33%) Python
4 77 (30.56%) Ruby
5 33 (13.10%) PHP
6 29 (11.51%) Bash Shell
7 26 (10.32%) SQL
8 24 (9.52%) C#
9 20 (7.94%) Scala
10 18 (7.14%) Perl
11 16 (6.35%) Clojure
12 13 (5.16%) Go
13 11 (4.37%) PowerShell
14 10 (3.97%) C++
15 8 (3.17%) Erlang
15 8 (3.17%) Objective-C
15 8 (3.17%) R
16 7 (2.78%) Groovy
17 6 (2.38%) C
18 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (4.37%) Degree
2 9 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.17%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) PhD
6 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) CCNP
6 1 (0.40%) CCSE
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.33%) QA
2 7 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (21.43%) Docker
2 20 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.37%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (3.17%) vSphere
5 6 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.59%) vCloud
6 4 (1.59%) Xen
7 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.79%) etcd
8 2 (0.79%) flannel
8 2 (0.79%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.40%) Ceph
9 1 (0.40%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.40%) HDFS
9 1 (0.40%) Varnish
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 63 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 56 (22.22%) Puppet
3 54 (21.43%) Ansible
4 14 (5.56%) Kubernetes
5 8 (3.17%) Nagios
6 7 (2.78%) Mesos
7 5 (1.98%) Salt
8 4 (1.59%) logstash
8 4 (1.59%) Packer
9 3 (1.19%) Kibana
9 3 (1.19%) Terraform
10 2 (0.79%) Consul
10 2 (0.79%) Grafana
10 2 (0.79%) Graphite
10 2 (0.79%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.40%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.40%) rkt
11 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (10.32%) Oracle
2 24 (9.52%) VMware
3 16 (6.35%) Google
4 11 (4.37%) New Relic
5 8 (3.17%) Rackspace
5 8 (3.17%) RedDot
6 7 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.38%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.59%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.59%) Splunk
8 4 (1.59%) Zend
9 3 (1.19%) Akamai
9 3 (1.19%) Sun
10 2 (0.79%) NetApp
10 2 (0.79%) Tableau
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco
11 1 (0.40%) Juniper
11 1 (0.40%) SAP
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