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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England / London
Rank 228 316 335
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +19
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 191 104 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.48% 5.58% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 82 53
Median daily rate £509 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.10% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
2948 1865 1278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.16% 8.88% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2209 1395 911
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 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.32 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.01% -4.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.20 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £100.00 £46.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +3 19 £525 +20.00% 12
Croydon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 328 (95.63%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (58.02%) DevOps
3 196 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (54.52%) Amazon S3
5 167 (48.69%) Linux
6 157 (45.77%) Docker
7 150 (43.73%) Amazon RDS
8 133 (38.78%) Python
9 130 (37.90%) Java
10 127 (37.03%) Jenkins
11 106 (30.90%) Puppet
12 104 (30.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 102 (29.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 90 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
15 84 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
16 82 (23.91%) Ruby
17 81 (23.62%) Ansible
18 79 (23.03%) Web Services
19 72 (20.99%) Route 53
20 66 (19.24%) Bash Shell
20 66 (19.24%) Microservices
20 66 (19.24%) Elasticsearch
21 64 (18.66%) TDD
22 62 (18.08%) Terraform
23 60 (17.49%) Scrum
24 58 (16.91%) Amazon ELB
25 57 (16.62%) Git (software)
25 57 (16.62%) JavaScript
26 56 (16.33%) High Availability
27 53 (15.45%) 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 (19.24%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (11.66%) Apache
2 40 (11.66%) nginx
3 34 (9.91%) Apache Spark
4 26 (7.58%) Tomcat
5 25 (7.29%) Confluence
6 17 (4.96%) IIS
7 8 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.75%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.46%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.46%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.46%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.17%) CMS
10 4 (1.17%) Jetty
10 4 (1.17%) Mongrel
10 4 (1.17%) WordPress
11 3 (0.87%) JBoss
12 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.29%) SPSS
1 1 (0.29%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 328 (95.63%) Amazon AWS
2 187 (54.52%) Amazon S3
3 104 (30.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 102 (29.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 72 (20.99%) Route 53
6 58 (16.91%) Amazon ELB
7 53 (15.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 53 (15.45%) Amazon SQS
7 53 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 43 (12.54%) Amazon EMR
9 41 (11.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 41 (11.95%) CloudFront
10 37 (10.79%) AWS Lambda
11 29 (8.45%) AWS CloudTrail
12 21 (6.12%) Amazon Kinesis
13 20 (5.83%) PaaS
14 18 (5.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 13 (3.79%) GitHub
16 11 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
17 7 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.50%) VPN
2 30 (8.75%) Firewall
3 14 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.79%) HTTP
5 11 (3.21%) DNS
6 8 (2.33%) SSL
7 6 (1.75%) DHCP
7 6 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.75%) IPsec
7 6 (1.75%) Kerberos
7 6 (1.75%) LDAP
8 4 (1.17%) FTP
9 3 (0.87%) Internet
9 3 (0.87%) Network Security
10 2 (0.58%) SSH
11 1 (0.29%) DSL
11 1 (0.29%) IPv6
11 1 (0.29%) MPLS
11 1 (0.29%) OSPF
11 1 (0.29%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (43.73%) Amazon RDS
2 49 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 43 (12.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 36 (10.50%) MySQL
5 35 (10.20%) Big Data
6 31 (9.04%) Hadoop
7 29 (8.45%) Relational Database
8 21 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (6.12%) MongoDB
9 17 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (4.96%) RDBMS
10 15 (4.37%) Apache Hive
10 15 (4.37%) SQL Server
11 14 (4.08%) HBase
12 13 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (3.79%) Redis
13 12 (3.50%) Amazon Redshift
13 12 (3.50%) Neo4j
14 5 (1.46%) RethinkDB
15 4 (1.17%) Impala
Development Applications
1 127 (37.03%) Jenkins
2 57 (16.62%) Git (software)
3 32 (9.33%) Maven
4 31 (9.04%) JIRA
5 24 (7.00%) TeamCity
6 19 (5.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (4.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (4.96%) JUnit
7 17 (4.96%) Subversion
8 14 (4.08%) Mockito
8 14 (4.08%) RSpec
9 10 (2.92%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.62%) Vagrant
11 7 (2.04%) Artifactory
11 7 (2.04%) Gradle
11 7 (2.04%) Travis CI
12 5 (1.46%) GoCD
12 5 (1.46%) Selenium
12 5 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.17%) SonarQube
General
1 46 (13.41%) Finance
2 14 (4.08%) Games
3 12 (3.50%) Retail
4 11 (3.21%) Banking
5 7 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.46%) Front Office
6 5 (1.46%) Law
6 5 (1.46%) Marketing
6 5 (1.46%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.17%) Electronics
7 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.87%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.87%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 112 (32.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 86 (25.07%) AWS DevOps
3 79 (23.03%) AWS Engineer
4 67 (19.53%) Developer
5 38 (11.08%) Java Developer
6 31 (9.04%) Architect
7 30 (8.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 23 (6.71%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (6.12%) Software Engineer
10 20 (5.83%) AWS Architect
10 20 (5.83%) AWS Developer
11 19 (5.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 16 (4.66%) Java Engineer
13 14 (4.08%) Consultant
14 13 (3.79%) Administrator
14 13 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
14 13 (3.79%) Data Engineer
14 13 (3.79%) DevOps Consultant
14 13 (3.79%) Operations Engineer
14 13 (3.79%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (23.03%) Web Services
2 37 (10.79%) ELK Stack
3 33 (9.62%) Node.js
4 31 (9.04%) Spring
5 28 (8.16%) REST
6 27 (7.87%) Django
7 23 (6.71%) Kafka
8 21 (6.12%) .NET
9 19 (5.54%) boto
10 16 (4.66%) HTML
10 16 (4.66%) JSON
10 16 (4.66%) RESTful
10 16 (4.66%) Swagger
11 15 (4.37%) LAMP
12 13 (3.79%) J2EE
12 13 (3.79%) XML
13 11 (3.21%) CSS
13 11 (3.21%) SOAP
13 11 (3.21%) Spring Boot
14 10 (2.92%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.08%) Public Cloud
2 14 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 9 (2.62%) PKI
4 8 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.04%) Wiki
6 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.75%) Replication
6 6 (1.75%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.46%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.17%) Blog
8 4 (1.17%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.17%) User Experience
9 3 (0.87%) Clustering
9 3 (0.87%) Tandem
10 2 (0.58%) BBC
10 2 (0.58%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.58%) Informatics
10 2 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 167 (48.69%) Linux
2 31 (9.04%) CentOS
3 29 (8.45%) Unix
4 28 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (7.29%) Windows
6 11 (3.21%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.87%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Debian
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (58.02%) DevOps
2 196 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (19.24%) Microservices
5 64 (18.66%) TDD
6 60 (17.49%) Scrum
7 56 (16.33%) High Availability
8 45 (13.12%) Auto-Scaling
9 44 (12.83%) Configuration Management
9 44 (12.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 39 (11.37%) Software Engineering
11 37 (10.79%) Load Balancing
12 36 (10.50%) Migration
13 34 (9.91%) BDD
14 32 (9.33%) Open Source
15 27 (7.87%) E-Commerce
16 25 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
17 24 (7.00%) Machine Learning
18 21 (6.12%) Kanban
19 19 (5.54%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 133 (38.78%) Python
2 130 (37.90%) Java
3 82 (23.91%) Ruby
4 66 (19.24%) Bash Shell
5 57 (16.62%) JavaScript
6 52 (15.16%) Scala
7 27 (7.87%) Perl
7 27 (7.87%) PHP
8 26 (7.58%) Go
8 26 (7.58%) SQL
9 24 (7.00%) C#
10 11 (3.21%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.62%) C
12 8 (2.33%) R
13 7 (2.04%) ActionScript
13 7 (2.04%) ActionScript 2.0
14 5 (1.46%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.87%) C++
15 3 (0.87%) Clojure
16 2 (0.58%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 40 (11.66%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.41%) AWS Certification
4 13 (3.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.75%) Degree
7 2 (0.58%) 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 19 (5.54%) QA
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
3 1 (0.29%) ISO20022
System Software
1 157 (45.77%) Docker
2 12 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.92%) HDFS
4 5 (1.46%) vCloud
5 4 (1.17%) Xen
6 2 (0.58%) Gluster
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.29%) iptables
7 1 (0.29%) NFS
7 1 (0.29%) Varnish
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 106 (30.90%) Puppet
2 84 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (23.62%) Ansible
4 62 (18.08%) Terraform
5 43 (12.54%) Kubernetes
6 27 (7.87%) logstash
7 25 (7.29%) Kibana
8 11 (3.21%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (1.75%) SELinux
10 5 (1.46%) Consul
10 5 (1.46%) Grafana
10 5 (1.46%) Graphite
10 5 (1.46%) Mesos
11 4 (1.17%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.17%) Packer
11 4 (1.17%) Salt
12 2 (0.58%) Chronos
12 2 (0.58%) Marathon
12 2 (0.58%) Nagios
13 1 (0.29%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 24 (7.00%) Atlassian
1 24 (7.00%) Oracle
1 24 (7.00%) SaltStack
2 18 (5.25%) VMware
3 14 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.92%) New Relic
6 9 (2.62%) Google
7 6 (1.75%) Trend Micro
8 5 (1.46%) Tableau
8 5 (1.46%) Twilio
9 4 (1.17%) Apigee
9 4 (1.17%) SAP
9 4 (1.17%) Splunk
10 3 (0.87%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.58%) Demandware
11 2 (0.58%) hybris
11 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.58%) Talend
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