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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 340 359 336
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 70 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.57% 6.24% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 45
Average daily rate
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£488 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.06% +19.23%
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
1256 897 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.63% 3.70% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 620 354
Average daily rate £435 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 7 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +21 12 £438 +34.61% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (47.37%) Java
3 64 (42.11%) Python
4 63 (41.45%) Puppet
5 59 (38.82%) DevOps
6 56 (36.84%) Amazon S3
7 55 (36.18%) Ruby
8 50 (32.89%) Web Services
9 48 (31.58%) Linux
10 47 (30.92%) Configuration Management
11 46 (30.26%) Opscode Chef
12 45 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (27.63%) Apache
14 40 (26.32%) Jenkins
15 35 (23.03%) Windows
16 34 (22.37%) VMware
16 34 (22.37%) nginx
17 33 (21.71%) VMware Infrastructure
17 33 (21.71%) UNIX
18 30 (19.74%) MySQL
18 30 (19.74%) Oracle
18 30 (19.74%) Nagios
18 30 (19.74%) Git (software)
19 29 (19.08%) JavaScript
19 29 (19.08%) Amazon RDS
20 24 (15.79%) Ansible
20 24 (15.79%) SQL
21 23 (15.13%) Hadoop
21 23 (15.13%) Continuous Delivery
22 22 (14.47%) Amazon CloudWatch

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (27.63%) Apache
2 34 (22.37%) nginx
3 21 (13.82%) Tomcat
3 21 (13.82%) Apache Spark
4 19 (12.50%) Node.js
5 16 (10.53%) OpenStack
6 15 (9.87%) IIS
7 12 (7.89%) WebSphere
7 12 (7.89%) Apache Solr
8 8 (5.26%) Jetty
9 6 (3.95%) WebLogic
10 5 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (2.63%) Confluence
11 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.97%) Drupal
13 2 (1.32%) SAS
14 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.66%) CMS
14 1 (0.66%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 152 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (36.84%) Amazon S3
3 22 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (14.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 22 (14.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 18 (11.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 18 (11.84%) Amazon EMR
5 15 (9.87%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (8.55%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (7.24%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (6.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (5.92%) CloudFront
9 9 (5.92%) Heroku
10 8 (5.26%) Google App Engine
10 8 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (3.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (2.63%) Route 53
13 2 (1.32%) Joyent
13 2 (1.32%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.18%) Firewall
2 11 (7.24%) HTTP
3 10 (6.58%) VPN
3 10 (6.58%) DNS
4 9 (5.92%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.29%) DHCP
6 4 (2.63%) FTP
6 4 (2.63%) IPsec
6 4 (2.63%) Internet
7 2 (1.32%) MRTG
7 2 (1.32%) LDAP
8 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.74%) MySQL
2 29 (19.08%) Amazon RDS
3 23 (15.13%) Hadoop
4 22 (14.47%) NoSQL
5 21 (13.82%) Big Data
6 17 (11.18%) MongoDB
7 16 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 12 (7.89%) Redis
9 6 (3.95%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (3.29%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.97%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 30 (19.74%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.87%) Maven
4 13 (8.55%) JIRA
5 9 (5.92%) Subversion
5 9 (5.92%) RSpec
6 7 (4.61%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.95%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.95%) Hudson
8 3 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.32%) Gradle
9 2 (1.32%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.66%) NUnit
10 1 (0.66%) Selenium
10 1 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.66%) Phing
10 1 (0.66%) NSubstitute
General
1 15 (9.87%) Finance
2 13 (8.55%) Marketing
3 5 (3.29%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.29%) Games
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Publishing
4 2 (1.32%) German Language
4 2 (1.32%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.32%) Japanese Language
4 2 (1.32%) Turkish Language
5 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Law
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (30.26%) Developer
2 23 (15.13%) Consultant
3 22 (14.47%) Java Developer
4 18 (11.84%) DevOps Consultant
5 17 (11.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
7 11 (7.24%) Architect
7 11 (7.24%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (5.92%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.95%) Administrator
11 6 (3.95%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.29%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (32.89%) Web Services
2 18 (11.84%) REST
3 14 (9.21%) RESTful
3 14 (9.21%) jQuery
3 14 (9.21%) Spring
4 13 (8.55%) CSS
5 12 (7.89%) Memcached
6 11 (7.24%) HTML
6 11 (7.24%) .NET
6 11 (7.24%) LAMP
7 10 (6.58%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (5.92%) Sinatra
8 9 (5.92%) J2EE
8 9 (5.92%) Apache Avro
8 9 (5.92%) Apache Camel
9 8 (5.26%) XML
10 6 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (3.95%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.95%) JSON
10 6 (3.95%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.16%) Open Source
2 15 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.58%) Clustering
6 7 (4.61%) Digital Media
7 6 (3.95%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.29%) Data Integration
8 5 (3.29%) PKI
8 5 (3.29%) Public Cloud
8 5 (3.29%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (3.29%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.97%) Social Media
9 3 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.97%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.97%) Xbox
9 3 (1.97%) Statistics
9 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.32%) Replication
10 2 (1.32%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 48 (31.58%) Linux
2 35 (23.03%) Windows
3 33 (21.71%) UNIX
4 13 (8.55%) CentOS
5 12 (7.89%) Ubuntu
6 7 (4.61%) Android
6 7 (4.61%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.66%) Debian
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.82%) DevOps
2 47 (30.92%) Configuration Management
3 45 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 21 (13.82%) SOA
6 18 (11.84%) TDD
6 18 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (11.84%) BDD
6 18 (11.84%) MapReduce
7 17 (11.18%) Auto-Scaling
8 15 (9.87%) Load Balancing
8 15 (9.87%) Software Engineering
9 12 (7.89%) Scrum
10 10 (6.58%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.92%) MVC
11 9 (5.92%) Migration
11 9 (5.92%) Analytics
12 8 (5.26%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.61%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.61%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 72 (47.37%) Java
2 64 (42.11%) Python
3 55 (36.18%) Ruby
4 29 (19.08%) JavaScript
5 24 (15.79%) SQL
6 17 (11.18%) Bash Shell
7 16 (10.53%) PHP
8 11 (7.24%) Perl
9 10 (6.58%) Scala
10 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.63%) C#
10 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.63%) R
11 3 (1.97%) Golang
12 2 (1.32%) Clojure
12 2 (1.32%) Groovy
13 1 (0.66%) PHP5
13 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.66%) C
13 1 (0.66%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.97%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) QA
System Software
1 33 (21.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.58%) Docker
3 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.26%) Xen
4 8 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (3.95%) Postfix
5 6 (3.95%) Sendmail
6 5 (3.29%) GlusterFS
6 5 (3.29%) GFS2
6 5 (3.29%) OCFS2
7 2 (1.32%) Varnish
8 1 (0.66%) vCloud
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 63 (41.45%) Puppet
2 46 (30.26%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (19.74%) Nagios
4 24 (15.79%) Ansible
5 22 (14.47%) Salt
6 18 (11.84%) Vagrant
7 9 (5.92%) Cacti
8 7 (4.61%) Capistrano
8 7 (4.61%) SELinux
9 3 (1.97%) Mesos
10 2 (1.32%) Opsview
10 2 (1.32%) logstash
11 1 (0.66%) Graphite
Vendors
1 34 (22.37%) VMware
2 30 (19.74%) Oracle
3 21 (13.82%) New Relic
4 18 (11.84%) Red Hat
5 12 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.92%) Google
6 9 (5.92%) Percona
7 7 (4.61%) Akamai
8 6 (3.95%) Remedy
8 6 (3.95%) Cisco
8 6 (3.95%) IBM
9 5 (3.29%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.63%) Vertica
10 4 (2.63%) Tableau
10 4 (2.63%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.63%) Netezza
11 3 (1.97%) Teradata
11 3 (1.97%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (1.32%) WorldPay
12 2 (1.32%) Zend
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