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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 345 301 351
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +50
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 77 110 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.79% 9.12% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 58 47
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £380 £265
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +43.39%
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
1606 1206 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.85% 5.18% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 807 525
Average daily rate £425 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
- +33.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.75 £83.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -52.34%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 -7 12 £468 +6.85% 11
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 142 (88.75%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (45.63%) Java
3 66 (41.25%) Puppet
3 66 (41.25%) DevOps
4 52 (32.50%) Jenkins
5 51 (31.88%) Web Services
6 49 (30.63%) Configuration Management
6 49 (30.63%) Amazon S3
6 49 (30.63%) Opscode Chef
7 48 (30.00%) Ruby
8 46 (28.75%) JavaScript
9 45 (28.13%) Python
10 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (26.88%) Linux
12 37 (23.13%) Git (software)
13 36 (22.50%) Apache
14 35 (21.88%) Amazon RDS
14 35 (21.88%) AWS CloudFormation
15 34 (21.25%) Windows
15 34 (21.25%) VMware
15 34 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (17.50%) REST
17 27 (16.88%) Tomcat
17 27 (16.88%) CSS
18 26 (16.25%) MySQL
18 26 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (16.25%) Ansible
19 25 (15.63%) HTML
20 24 (15.00%) nginx
20 24 (15.00%) Continuous Integration

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 36 (22.50%) Apache
2 27 (16.88%) Tomcat
3 24 (15.00%) nginx
4 19 (11.88%) Node.js
4 19 (11.88%) IIS
5 17 (10.63%) OpenStack
6 12 (7.50%) WebSphere
7 11 (6.88%) Jetty
8 10 (6.25%) Apache Spark
9 9 (5.63%) Apache Solr
10 5 (3.13%) JBoss
11 4 (2.50%) Confluence
12 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.88%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (1.25%) Drupal
14 1 (0.63%) SAS
14 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 142 (88.75%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (30.63%) Amazon S3
3 35 (21.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 26 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (14.38%) Amazon ELB
6 20 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 19 (11.88%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (11.88%) Amazon SQS
8 16 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (9.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (6.88%) Google App Engine
11 9 (5.63%) CloudFront
11 9 (5.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (5.00%) Heroku
13 6 (3.75%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (1.88%) Google Compute Engine
14 3 (1.88%) Route 53
15 2 (1.25%) IaaS
16 1 (0.63%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.25%) DNS
1 18 (11.25%) Firewall
2 15 (9.38%) HTTP
3 12 (7.50%) VPN
4 10 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.00%) DHCP
6 7 (4.38%) FTP
6 7 (4.38%) IPsec
7 6 (3.75%) Internet
8 3 (1.88%) SSL
8 3 (1.88%) SMTP
9 2 (1.25%) LDAP
10 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.88%) Amazon RDS
2 26 (16.25%) MySQL
3 15 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.13%) MongoDB
5 12 (7.50%) Redis
6 11 (6.88%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (6.25%) Big Data
8 9 (5.63%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.75%) DB2
9 6 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.75%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (3.13%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.88%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.88%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 52 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 37 (23.13%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.38%) RSpec
4 14 (8.75%) JIRA
5 12 (7.50%) Maven
6 9 (5.63%) Hudson
7 8 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.00%) TeamCity
7 8 (5.00%) Subversion
8 5 (3.13%) Selenium
8 5 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.13%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.88%) Gradle
9 3 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.25%) Mockito
11 1 (0.63%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.63%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.63%) jMock
General
1 17 (10.63%) Marketing
2 16 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (2.50%) Legal
4 3 (1.88%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.88%) Games
5 2 (1.25%) German Language
5 2 (1.25%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.25%) Japanese Language
5 2 (1.25%) Turkish Language
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (32.50%) Developer
2 31 (19.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (13.13%) Consultant
4 19 (11.88%) Java Developer
5 18 (11.25%) DevOps Consultant
6 16 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
7 14 (8.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 13 (8.13%) Architect
9 9 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (5.63%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.75%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
13 5 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
13 5 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 5 (3.13%) Analyst
13 5 (3.13%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (31.88%) Web Services
2 28 (17.50%) REST
3 27 (16.88%) CSS
4 25 (15.63%) HTML
5 18 (11.25%) J2EE
6 16 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 16 (10.00%) Spring
6 16 (10.00%) jQuery
7 15 (9.38%) Sinatra
8 14 (8.75%) .NET
9 11 (6.88%) LAMP
9 11 (6.88%) RESTful
10 10 (6.25%) JSP
11 9 (5.63%) Memcached
12 7 (4.38%) Apache Camel
12 7 (4.38%) Servlets
12 7 (4.38%) Spring Security
12 7 (4.38%) Ajax
13 6 (3.75%) Hibernate
13 6 (3.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.88%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.13%) PKI
5 4 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.88%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.88%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.88%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.88%) Xbox
6 3 (1.88%) User Experience
6 3 (1.88%) Statistics
6 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.88%) Clustering
7 2 (1.25%) Social Network
7 2 (1.25%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.88%) Linux
2 34 (21.25%) Windows
3 18 (11.25%) UNIX
4 8 (5.00%) CentOS
4 8 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.75%) Android
5 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.25%) DevOps
2 49 (30.63%) Configuration Management
3 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (14.38%) Software Engineering
6 22 (13.75%) Scrum
7 20 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (11.88%) TDD
9 18 (11.25%) Auto-Scaling
10 15 (9.38%) BDD
10 15 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 15 (9.38%) SOA
11 14 (8.75%) Open Source
12 13 (8.13%) Unit Testing
13 12 (7.50%) Analytics
13 12 (7.50%) MVC
14 9 (5.63%) Migration
14 9 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (5.63%) Mobile Application Development
15 8 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (45.63%) Java
2 48 (30.00%) Ruby
3 46 (28.75%) JavaScript
4 45 (28.13%) Python
5 23 (14.38%) SQL
6 15 (9.38%) PHP
7 8 (5.00%) Perl
7 8 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.38%) Scala
9 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.50%) R
10 4 (2.50%) C#
11 3 (1.88%) Groovy
11 3 (1.88%) Go
12 2 (1.25%) Clojure
13 1 (0.63%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.63%) PHP5
13 1 (0.63%) C
13 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.88%) Degree
2 7 (4.38%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 34 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.63%) Docker
3 3 (1.88%) GlusterFS
3 3 (1.88%) GFS2
3 3 (1.88%) OCFS2
3 3 (1.88%) Xen
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.25%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.25%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.63%) Postfix
5 1 (0.63%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (41.25%) Puppet
2 49 (30.63%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (16.25%) Ansible
4 23 (14.38%) Vagrant
5 20 (12.50%) Nagios
6 17 (10.63%) Salt
7 7 (4.38%) Mesos
8 6 (3.75%) Capistrano
9 4 (2.50%) SELinux
10 2 (1.25%) Cacti
11 1 (0.63%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (21.25%) VMware
2 23 (14.38%) Oracle
3 21 (13.13%) New Relic
4 19 (11.88%) Google
5 15 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.63%) Akamai
7 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.75%) Zend
9 5 (3.13%) Tableau
10 4 (2.50%) Vertica
10 4 (2.50%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.50%) Netezza
10 4 (2.50%) Remedy
11 3 (1.88%) FatWire
11 3 (1.88%) IBM
11 3 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (1.25%) Sun
12 2 (1.25%) Informatica
12 2 (1.25%) Greenplum
12 2 (1.25%) Percona
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