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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 347 332 334
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 68 101 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.27% 7.81% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 79
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £350 £243
% change year-on-year
+30.35% +44.32%
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
1591 1293 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.71% 5.40% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1151 860 633
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.70 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +6 14 £435 +8.75% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 120 (89.55%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (47.76%) DevOps
3 60 (44.78%) Puppet
4 56 (41.79%) Java
5 51 (38.06%) Jenkins
6 47 (35.07%) Opscode Chef
7 46 (34.33%) Configuration Management
8 45 (33.58%) Linux
9 40 (29.85%) Amazon S3
9 40 (29.85%) Ruby
10 37 (27.61%) Web Services
10 37 (27.61%) Apache
10 37 (27.61%) Python
11 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (24.63%) VMware
12 33 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (23.88%) Tomcat
14 31 (23.13%) JavaScript
14 31 (23.13%) Git (software)
15 29 (21.64%) Amazon RDS
16 28 (20.90%) AWS CloudFormation
17 25 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (17.91%) HTML
19 23 (17.16%) Scrum
20 22 (16.42%) J2EE
20 22 (16.42%) MySQL
20 22 (16.42%) REST
21 21 (15.67%) CSS
21 21 (15.67%) Windows
21 21 (15.67%) DNS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (27.61%) Apache
2 32 (23.88%) Tomcat
3 17 (12.69%) IIS
4 15 (11.19%) nginx
5 14 (10.45%) Node.js
6 12 (8.96%) OpenStack
6 12 (8.96%) WebSphere
7 11 (8.21%) Jetty
8 9 (6.72%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.99%) Confluence
9 4 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.99%) Drupal
9 4 (2.99%) JBoss
10 3 (2.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
10 3 (2.24%) WordPress
10 3 (2.24%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.49%) CMS
12 1 (0.75%) SAS
12 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 120 (89.55%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (29.85%) Amazon S3
3 28 (20.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (15.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (11.94%) Amazon ELB
5 16 (11.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (11.19%) Amazon SQS
6 15 (11.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 13 (9.70%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (7.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 9 (6.72%) Google App Engine
10 8 (5.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (4.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (1.49%) SaaS
12 2 (1.49%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (1.49%) Route 53
12 2 (1.49%) IaaS
13 1 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.67%) DNS
2 16 (11.94%) HTTP
3 13 (9.70%) Firewall
4 12 (8.96%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.72%) DHCP
5 9 (6.72%) IPsec
6 8 (5.97%) FTP
7 4 (2.99%) SMTP
7 4 (2.99%) SSL
8 3 (2.24%) Internet
8 3 (2.24%) VPN
9 2 (1.49%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.75%) SAN
10 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.75%) SNMP
10 1 (0.75%) LDAP
10 1 (0.75%) SSH
10 1 (0.75%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.75%) IMAP
10 1 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.64%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (16.42%) MySQL
3 16 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (10.45%) MongoDB
5 12 (8.96%) Hadoop
6 11 (8.21%) Big Data
7 8 (5.97%) Apache Hive
7 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.48%) DB2
8 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.99%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.24%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (2.24%) Redis
10 3 (2.24%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (38.06%) Jenkins
2 31 (23.13%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.70%) Maven
4 12 (8.96%) JIRA
5 8 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (5.22%) Selenium
6 7 (5.22%) RSpec
6 7 (5.22%) Mockito
7 6 (4.48%) DbUnit
7 6 (4.48%) jMock
7 6 (4.48%) JUnit
7 6 (4.48%) Hudson
7 6 (4.48%) SonarQube
8 5 (3.73%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.73%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.99%) Subversion
10 3 (2.24%) Gradle
10 3 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.49%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (10.45%) Finance
2 11 (8.21%) Marketing
3 4 (2.99%) Legal
4 3 (2.24%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (33.58%) Developer
2 41 (30.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (12.69%) Java Developer
4 13 (9.70%) Consultant
5 11 (8.21%) Senior Consultant
5 11 (8.21%) DevOps Consultant
6 9 (6.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Architect
10 5 (3.73%) PHP Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Analyst
11 4 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) Development Manager
11 4 (2.99%) Systems Development Manager
11 4 (2.99%) Systems Manager
12 3 (2.24%) Administrator
12 3 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.24%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.61%) Web Services
2 24 (17.91%) HTML
3 22 (16.42%) J2EE
3 22 (16.42%) REST
4 21 (15.67%) CSS
5 16 (11.94%) LAMP
6 15 (11.19%) Spring
7 14 (10.45%) .NET
8 9 (6.72%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (6.72%) RESTful
9 8 (5.97%) jQuery
9 8 (5.97%) Servlets
10 7 (5.22%) JSP
10 7 (5.22%) XML
10 7 (5.22%) Spring Security
10 7 (5.22%) Sinatra
11 6 (4.48%) PowerMock
11 6 (4.48%) Java EE
11 6 (4.48%) SOAP
12 5 (3.73%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.73%) PKI
4 4 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.99%) Clustering
4 4 (2.99%) User Experience
5 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (2.24%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
7 1 (0.75%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.75%) MPEG
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.58%) Linux
2 21 (15.67%) Windows
3 16 (11.94%) UNIX
4 11 (8.21%) Ubuntu
5 10 (7.46%) CentOS
6 8 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.49%) Debian
9 1 (0.75%) Android
9 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.76%) DevOps
2 46 (34.33%) Configuration Management
3 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (17.16%) Scrum
6 20 (14.93%) TDD
7 17 (12.69%) E-Commerce
8 15 (11.19%) MVC
8 15 (11.19%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.70%) BDD
9 13 (9.70%) Unit Testing
9 13 (9.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (8.21%) Automated Testing
10 11 (8.21%) OO
11 10 (7.46%) Open Source
12 9 (6.72%) Auto-Scaling
13 8 (5.97%) Kanban
14 7 (5.22%) Release Management
14 7 (5.22%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (5.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.79%) Java
2 40 (29.85%) Ruby
3 37 (27.61%) Python
4 31 (23.13%) JavaScript
5 17 (12.69%) PHP
6 15 (11.19%) SQL
7 10 (7.46%) Perl
8 8 (5.97%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.24%) Groovy
10 3 (2.24%) Scala
11 2 (1.49%) Clojure
11 2 (1.49%) C#
12 1 (0.75%) C
12 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.75%) R
12 1 (0.75%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.75%) Go
12 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Degree
1 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.24%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.70%) Docker
3 7 (5.22%) vSphere
4 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.99%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.24%) GlusterFS
5 3 (2.24%) GFS2
5 3 (2.24%) OCFS2
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.75%) NFS
7 1 (0.75%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.75%) Gluster
7 1 (0.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 60 (44.78%) Puppet
2 47 (35.07%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (14.93%) Vagrant
4 19 (14.18%) Ansible
5 18 (13.43%) Nagios
6 11 (8.21%) Salt
6 11 (8.21%) Mesos
7 4 (2.99%) SELinux
8 2 (1.49%) Cacti
9 1 (0.75%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.75%) logstash
9 1 (0.75%) Kibana
Vendors
1 33 (24.63%) VMware
2 19 (14.18%) Google
2 19 (14.18%) New Relic
3 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.96%) Oracle
5 11 (8.21%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.48%) Zend
7 4 (2.99%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.99%) Akamai
8 3 (2.24%) Remedy
8 3 (2.24%) FatWire
8 3 (2.24%) IBM
9 2 (1.49%) Informatica
9 2 (1.49%) Sun
9 2 (1.49%) Apple
9 2 (1.49%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.49%) Tableau
9 2 (1.49%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.49%) Talend
10 1 (0.75%) Hortonworks
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