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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 312 336 333
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 102 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.03% 14.35% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 79 49
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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 £243 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
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
1017 662 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.18% 2.65% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 511 320
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 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +18 12 £400 -5.88% 3
Westminster - - - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 128 (74.42%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (61.05%) Puppet
3 103 (59.88%) Linux
4 89 (51.74%) Python
5 83 (48.26%) DevOps
6 82 (47.67%) Ruby
7 69 (40.12%) UNIX
7 69 (40.12%) Web Services
8 68 (39.53%) VMware
9 61 (35.47%) Java
10 59 (34.30%) Oracle
10 59 (34.30%) Amazon S3
11 56 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 53 (30.81%) Bash Shell
13 52 (30.23%) WebSphere
14 50 (29.07%) Opscode Chef
15 49 (28.49%) MySQL
16 47 (27.33%) SOA
16 47 (27.33%) Tomcat
17 46 (26.74%) Configuration Management
18 45 (26.16%) WebLogic
19 43 (25.00%) Apache
20 41 (23.84%) JIRA
21 36 (20.93%) IBM
22 35 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
23 34 (19.77%) Clustering
23 34 (19.77%) Jenkins
23 34 (19.77%) SELinux
24 33 (19.19%) Oracle Exadata
24 33 (19.19%) WebSphere MQ

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 52 (30.23%) WebSphere
2 47 (27.33%) Tomcat
3 45 (26.16%) WebLogic
4 43 (25.00%) Apache
5 23 (13.37%) nginx
6 13 (7.56%) Node.js
7 11 (6.40%) IIS
8 9 (5.23%) Jetty
9 8 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (4.65%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.74%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.74%) CMS
10 3 (1.74%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.16%) WordPress
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.58%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (12.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 128 (74.42%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (34.30%) Amazon S3
3 28 (16.28%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (11.63%) Amazon ELB
5 15 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (8.14%) Google App Engine
7 10 (5.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 10 (5.81%) ElastiCache
7 10 (5.81%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (2.91%) Heroku
9 4 (2.33%) CloudFront
9 4 (2.33%) SaaS
10 3 (1.74%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (1.16%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (1.16%) Route 53
11 2 (1.16%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 2 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.56%) DNS
2 12 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.40%) DHCP
3 11 (6.40%) FTP
3 11 (6.40%) HTTP
3 11 (6.40%) IPsec
4 7 (4.07%) SSL
5 3 (1.74%) Firewall
5 3 (1.74%) VPN
6 2 (1.16%) Internet
6 2 (1.16%) LDAP
6 2 (1.16%) LAN
6 2 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.49%) MySQL
2 33 (19.19%) Oracle Exadata
3 30 (17.44%) Amazon RDS
4 22 (12.79%) NoSQL
5 21 (12.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (9.88%) MongoDB
7 13 (7.56%) SQL Server
8 12 (6.98%) Big Data
9 10 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (5.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (4.07%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.33%) Redis
13 3 (1.74%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.16%) Voldemort
14 2 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.16%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 41 (23.84%) JIRA
2 34 (19.77%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.05%) Git (software)
3 19 (11.05%) Subversion
4 13 (7.56%) Maven
5 10 (5.81%) Gerrit
5 10 (5.81%) Ant
5 10 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (5.81%) Mercurial
5 10 (5.81%) TeamCity
5 10 (5.81%) AnthillPro
6 9 (5.23%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.07%) Hudson
8 5 (2.91%) NUnit
9 2 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (1.16%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.16%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.58%) Selenium
10 1 (0.58%) PHPUnit
General
1 26 (15.12%) Finance
2 20 (11.63%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.91%) Marketing
4 3 (1.74%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Advertising
5 2 (1.16%) Publishing
5 2 (1.16%) Billing
5 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 38 (22.09%) Developer
2 31 (18.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (14.53%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (8.72%) Java Developer
6 13 (7.56%) Consultant
7 10 (5.81%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (5.23%) Development Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) DevOps Consultant
9 8 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) Deployment Manager
10 7 (4.07%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Scala Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.91%) Web Engineer
12 5 (2.91%) Architect
13 4 (2.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (40.12%) Web Services
2 33 (19.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 29 (16.86%) LAMP
4 21 (12.21%) J2EE
5 20 (11.63%) HTML
6 19 (11.05%) .NET
7 18 (10.47%) Middleware
8 17 (9.88%) CSS
9 11 (6.40%) Servlets
10 9 (5.23%) Spring
10 9 (5.23%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (4.07%) RESTful
12 6 (3.49%) REST
12 6 (3.49%) Spring MVC
13 5 (2.91%) Grails
13 5 (2.91%) JSON
13 5 (2.91%) Ajax
13 5 (2.91%) JSF
13 5 (2.91%) HTML5
13 5 (2.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.77%) Clustering
2 28 (16.28%) Open Source
3 20 (11.63%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.91%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.16%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.16%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.16%) Economics
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Blog
7 1 (0.58%) Online Games
7 1 (0.58%) Statistics
7 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 103 (59.88%) Linux
2 69 (40.12%) UNIX
3 34 (19.77%) SELinux
4 12 (6.98%) CentOS
5 10 (5.81%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.23%) Windows
7 5 (2.91%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.33%) Android
8 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.16%) VMS
10 2 (1.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (48.26%) DevOps
2 47 (27.33%) SOA
3 46 (26.74%) Configuration Management
4 35 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (15.70%) Scrum
6 25 (14.53%) TDD
7 23 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (11.63%) BDD
9 19 (11.05%) Software Engineering
10 17 (9.88%) MVC
11 16 (9.30%) Kanban
12 14 (8.14%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.98%) High Availability
14 10 (5.81%) ETL
14 10 (5.81%) Pair Programming
15 9 (5.23%) Automated Testing
15 9 (5.23%) OO
16 8 (4.65%) Release Management
17 7 (4.07%) Load Balancing
18 6 (3.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 89 (51.74%) Python
2 82 (47.67%) Ruby
3 61 (35.47%) Java
4 53 (30.81%) Bash Shell
5 27 (15.70%) Perl
6 25 (14.53%) SQL
7 20 (11.63%) JavaScript
8 15 (8.72%) PHP
9 12 (6.98%) PL/SQL
10 11 (6.40%) Scala
11 7 (4.07%) Groovy
12 6 (3.49%) C#
12 6 (3.49%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.33%) C++
14 3 (1.74%) Clojure
14 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.74%) C
15 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) RHCT
2 1 (0.58%) LPIC
2 1 (0.58%) PhD
2 1 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 56 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (19.19%) Oracle RAC
3 24 (13.95%) vCloud
4 11 (6.40%) Xen
5 10 (5.81%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.58%) Varnish
6 1 (0.58%) KVM
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 105 (61.05%) Puppet
2 50 (29.07%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (14.53%) Nagios
4 11 (6.40%) Ansible
5 10 (5.81%) Vagrant
6 9 (5.23%) Salt
7 7 (4.07%) 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 (39.53%) VMware
2 59 (34.30%) Oracle
3 36 (20.93%) IBM
4 31 (18.02%) Red Hat
5 26 (15.12%) Remedy
6 17 (9.88%) New Relic
7 14 (8.14%) Google
8 13 (7.56%) Microsoft
9 12 (6.98%) Sun
10 7 (4.07%) Percona
11 6 (3.49%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.74%) JBoss
13 2 (1.16%) SaltStack
13 2 (1.16%) Citrix
13 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.16%) BEA
14 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 1 (0.58%) Greenplum
14 1 (0.58%) Netezza
14 1 (0.58%) Teradata
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