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 3 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 338 330 352
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 66 74 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.37% 6.98% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 43 43
Average daily rate
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£450 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £338 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £394 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.82% +43.18%
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
1512 1060 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.75% 4.61% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1034 739 428
Average daily rate £425 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £311
% change year-on-year
- +28.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £76.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -52.63%

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 3 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 3 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 +3 8 £450 +9.09% 5
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 128 (87.67%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (42.47%) Puppet
2 62 (42.47%) Java
3 54 (36.99%) DevOps
4 48 (32.88%) Ruby
5 45 (30.82%) Web Services
5 45 (30.82%) Python
5 45 (30.82%) Jenkins
6 43 (29.45%) Amazon S3
7 42 (28.77%) Opscode Chef
8 41 (28.08%) Configuration Management
8 41 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (28.08%) JavaScript
9 39 (26.71%) Git (software)
10 38 (26.03%) Windows
10 38 (26.03%) Linux
11 36 (24.66%) Apache
12 34 (23.29%) VMware
12 34 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (21.23%) nginx
14 28 (19.18%) Amazon RDS
15 27 (18.49%) AWS CloudFormation
16 26 (17.81%) MySQL
17 25 (17.12%) Oracle
18 24 (16.44%) Software Engineering
18 24 (16.44%) REST
19 23 (15.75%) Ansible
19 23 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (15.07%) CSS
21 21 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (24.66%) Apache
2 31 (21.23%) nginx
3 19 (13.01%) Node.js
3 19 (13.01%) Tomcat
3 19 (13.01%) IIS
4 16 (10.96%) OpenStack
5 13 (8.90%) WebSphere
6 12 (8.22%) Apache Spark
7 11 (7.53%) Jetty
8 9 (6.16%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.74%) Confluence
9 4 (2.74%) WebLogic
10 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.37%) SAS
11 2 (1.37%) JBoss
11 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 128 (87.67%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (29.45%) Amazon S3
3 27 (18.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (13.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 16 (10.96%) Amazon ELB
6 16 (10.96%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (9.59%) Amazon SQS
7 14 (9.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (8.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (7.53%) Google App Engine
10 10 (6.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (6.16%) CloudFront
11 9 (6.16%) Heroku
12 8 (5.48%) Amazon EMR
13 7 (4.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (2.05%) Route 53
15 2 (1.37%) Google Compute Engine
16 1 (0.68%) Amazon Glacier
16 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.96%) Firewall
2 15 (10.27%) DNS
3 13 (8.90%) HTTP
4 11 (7.53%) VPN
5 10 (6.85%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.48%) DHCP
7 7 (4.79%) FTP
7 7 (4.79%) IPsec
8 4 (2.74%) Internet
9 2 (1.37%) LDAP
10 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.68%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.18%) Amazon RDS
2 26 (17.81%) MySQL
3 15 (10.27%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.27%) MongoDB
4 14 (9.59%) NoSQL
5 13 (8.90%) Redis
6 12 (8.22%) Big Data
7 11 (7.53%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.11%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.74%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (2.05%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.68%) HBase
Development Applications
1 45 (30.82%) Jenkins
2 39 (26.71%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.96%) RSpec
4 11 (7.53%) JIRA
5 10 (6.85%) Hudson
6 8 (5.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (5.48%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.79%) Subversion
7 7 (4.79%) Maven
8 5 (3.42%) Selenium
8 5 (3.42%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.05%) Gradle
9 3 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.68%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.68%) Grunt
10 1 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.68%) Phing
10 1 (0.68%) DbUnit
General
1 19 (13.01%) Marketing
2 12 (8.22%) Finance
3 4 (2.74%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.05%) Games
5 2 (1.37%) German Language
5 2 (1.37%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.37%) Japanese Language
5 2 (1.37%) Turkish Language
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (30.82%) Developer
2 24 (16.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (15.07%) Consultant
4 17 (11.64%) DevOps Consultant
5 15 (10.27%) Senior Consultant
6 14 (9.59%) Java Developer
6 14 (9.59%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 11 (7.53%) Architect
8 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (5.48%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (4.79%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (2.74%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (2.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.74%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.82%) Web Services
2 24 (16.44%) REST
3 22 (15.07%) CSS
4 20 (13.70%) HTML
5 17 (11.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 17 (11.64%) jQuery
6 16 (10.96%) Sinatra
7 15 (10.27%) .NET
7 15 (10.27%) J2EE
8 14 (9.59%) RESTful
9 11 (7.53%) Spring
10 10 (6.85%) Memcached
10 10 (6.85%) Apache Camel
11 8 (5.48%) XML
11 8 (5.48%) LAMP
12 7 (4.79%) Servlets
12 7 (4.79%) JSON
12 7 (4.79%) Ajax
13 5 (3.42%) Zend Framework
13 5 (3.42%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Mobile App
1 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.79%) Clustering
4 5 (3.42%) PKI
4 5 (3.42%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.42%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.42%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.42%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.42%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.74%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.05%) Xbox
6 3 (2.05%) User Experience
6 3 (2.05%) Statistics
6 3 (2.05%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.37%) Social Network
7 2 (1.37%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) Economics
8 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.03%) Windows
1 38 (26.03%) Linux
2 18 (12.33%) UNIX
3 9 (6.16%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.11%) Android
4 6 (4.11%) CentOS
4 6 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.99%) DevOps
2 41 (28.08%) Configuration Management
2 41 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.44%) Software Engineering
4 21 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 20 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.01%) SOA
7 18 (12.33%) Auto-Scaling
8 16 (10.96%) BDD
8 16 (10.96%) Scrum
8 16 (10.96%) TDD
9 15 (10.27%) E-Commerce
10 13 (8.90%) Unit Testing
10 13 (8.90%) Analytics
11 12 (8.22%) Open Source
12 10 (6.85%) OO
12 10 (6.85%) MVC
13 9 (6.16%) Migration
13 9 (6.16%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (6.16%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (42.47%) Java
2 48 (32.88%) Ruby
3 45 (30.82%) Python
4 41 (28.08%) JavaScript
5 19 (13.01%) SQL
6 15 (10.27%) PHP
7 10 (6.85%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.48%) Scala
8 8 (5.48%) Perl
9 5 (3.42%) C#
9 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.74%) R
11 3 (2.05%) Go
11 3 (2.05%) Clojure
11 3 (2.05%) Groovy
11 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) PHP5
12 1 (0.68%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.22%) Degree
2 7 (4.79%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) QA
System Software
1 34 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.48%) Docker
4 7 (4.79%) Xen
5 5 (3.42%) Postfix
5 5 (3.42%) Sendmail
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.74%) OCFS2
6 4 (2.74%) GlusterFS
6 4 (2.74%) GFS2
7 2 (1.37%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (42.47%) Puppet
2 42 (28.77%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (15.75%) Ansible
4 20 (13.70%) Salt
5 19 (13.01%) Nagios
6 18 (12.33%) Vagrant
7 7 (4.79%) Capistrano
8 6 (4.11%) Mesos
9 5 (3.42%) SELinux
10 3 (2.05%) Cacti
11 1 (0.68%) logstash
11 1 (0.68%) Kibana
11 1 (0.68%) Opsview
Vendors
1 34 (23.29%) VMware
2 25 (17.12%) Oracle
3 18 (12.33%) New Relic
4 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
5 13 (8.90%) Google
6 10 (6.85%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.16%) Akamai
8 5 (3.42%) Zend
8 5 (3.42%) Remedy
8 5 (3.42%) Cisco
9 4 (2.74%) IBM
9 4 (2.74%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.74%) Tableau
9 4 (2.74%) Netezza
9 4 (2.74%) Vertica
10 3 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (2.05%) Percona
11 2 (1.37%) Teradata
11 2 (1.37%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.68%) Talend
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