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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 310 323 316
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 80 67 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.19% 11.04% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 43
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£450 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
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
977 607 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.66% 2.81% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 408 297
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 0
Average hourly rate £27.16 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -33.33%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +22 19 £425 +3.03% 7
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £450 - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 126 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (45.40%) Puppet
3 77 (44.25%) Python
4 70 (40.23%) DevOps
5 67 (38.51%) Java
6 65 (37.36%) Web Services
7 64 (36.78%) Linux
8 61 (35.06%) Ruby
9 59 (33.91%) Amazon S3
10 55 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
12 50 (28.74%) MySQL
13 49 (28.16%) UNIX
13 49 (28.16%) Configuration Management
14 47 (27.01%) Apache
15 39 (22.41%) Git (software)
16 37 (21.26%) TDD
17 35 (20.11%) Open Source
18 34 (19.54%) nginx
18 34 (19.54%) Nagios
19 32 (18.39%) Oracle
19 32 (18.39%) PHP
19 32 (18.39%) BDD
20 31 (17.82%) VMware
21 30 (17.24%) LAMP
22 29 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 29 (16.67%) Jenkins
23 28 (16.09%) SQL
23 28 (16.09%) JavaScript
24 27 (15.52%) SOA

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 47 (27.01%) Apache
2 34 (19.54%) nginx
3 24 (13.79%) Apache Solr
4 21 (12.07%) Apache Spark
5 18 (10.34%) Node.js
5 18 (10.34%) Tomcat
6 15 (8.62%) Drupal
6 15 (8.62%) OpenStack
7 13 (7.47%) WebSphere
8 11 (6.32%) WebLogic
9 6 (3.45%) IIS
10 5 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (2.30%) MS Exchange
11 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.72%) CMS
13 2 (1.15%) Jetty
14 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.57%) WordPress
14 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.57%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (2.30%) MS Office
2 3 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 126 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (33.91%) Amazon S3
3 20 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (10.34%) ElastiCache
4 18 (10.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 18 (10.34%) Amazon EMR
4 18 (10.34%) Amazon ELB
5 11 (6.32%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (6.32%) Joyent
6 9 (5.17%) CloudFront
6 9 (5.17%) Heroku
7 8 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.30%) Route 53
9 3 (1.72%) Google App Engine
9 3 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.57%) SaaS
10 1 (0.57%) PaaS
10 1 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.92%) Firewall
2 10 (5.75%) VPN
3 6 (3.45%) DNS
4 5 (2.87%) HTTP
4 5 (2.87%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.30%) Internet
6 3 (1.72%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.72%) VLAN
6 3 (1.72%) IPsec
7 2 (1.15%) MRTG
7 2 (1.15%) DAB
8 1 (0.57%) LDAP
8 1 (0.57%) LAN
8 1 (0.57%) WAN
8 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.74%) MySQL
2 26 (14.94%) MongoDB
3 25 (14.37%) NoSQL
3 25 (14.37%) Amazon RDS
4 23 (13.22%) Hadoop
5 20 (11.49%) Big Data
6 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
6 13 (7.47%) Redis
7 11 (6.32%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.87%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.72%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (22.41%) Git (software)
2 29 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 20 (11.49%) Subversion
4 14 (8.05%) Maven
5 12 (6.90%) PHPUnit
6 10 (5.75%) RSpec
7 9 (5.17%) JIRA
8 8 (4.60%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.87%) NUnit
9 5 (2.87%) Hudson
10 3 (1.72%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.15%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.15%) Grunt
12 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.57%) Selenium
12 1 (0.57%) JUnit
12 1 (0.57%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.57%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (8.05%) Marketing
2 10 (5.75%) Finance
3 5 (2.87%) Games
4 4 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.72%) Advertising
5 3 (1.72%) Publishing
6 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.15%) German Language
6 2 (1.15%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.15%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.15%) Turkish Language
6 2 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (37.36%) Developer
2 22 (12.64%) Java Developer
2 22 (12.64%) Consultant
3 17 (9.77%) DevOps Consultant
4 15 (8.62%) Senior Consultant
5 13 (7.47%) Drupal Developer
6 12 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.32%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) Architect
8 10 (5.75%) Administrator
9 9 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 7 (4.02%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 7 (4.02%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (37.36%) Web Services
2 30 (17.24%) LAMP
3 23 (13.22%) Memcached
4 21 (12.07%) REST
5 17 (9.77%) CSS
6 15 (8.62%) HTML
6 15 (8.62%) Spring
7 14 (8.05%) jQuery
7 14 (8.05%) RESTful
7 14 (8.05%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (6.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (5.75%) Apache Camel
9 10 (5.75%) JSON
9 10 (5.75%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (5.17%) Apache Avro
10 9 (5.17%) Sinatra
11 8 (4.60%) XML
11 8 (4.60%) Ajax
11 8 (4.60%) Django
12 7 (4.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.11%) Open Source
2 15 (8.62%) Clustering
2 15 (8.62%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.05%) Taxonomies
4 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.60%) Digital Media
5 8 (4.60%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.87%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.30%) Social Media
8 4 (2.30%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.72%) Blog
9 3 (1.72%) Statistics
9 3 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.72%) Replication
9 3 (1.72%) Xbox
9 3 (1.72%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.72%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.15%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 64 (36.78%) Linux
2 49 (28.16%) UNIX
3 22 (12.64%) Windows
4 14 (8.05%) CentOS
4 14 (8.05%) Ubuntu
5 11 (6.32%) Android
6 9 (5.17%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.02%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.72%) Debian
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (40.23%) DevOps
2 55 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (28.16%) Configuration Management
4 37 (21.26%) TDD
5 32 (18.39%) BDD
6 27 (15.52%) SOA
7 26 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (13.22%) Scrum
9 21 (12.07%) Load Balancing
10 18 (10.34%) Kanban
10 18 (10.34%) Software Engineering
11 17 (9.77%) MapReduce
12 16 (9.20%) E-Commerce
13 13 (7.47%) Automated Testing
14 11 (6.32%) MVC
14 11 (6.32%) High Availability
15 10 (5.75%) OO
16 9 (5.17%) Migration
16 9 (5.17%) Analytics
17 8 (4.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 77 (44.25%) Python
2 67 (38.51%) Java
3 61 (35.06%) Ruby
4 32 (18.39%) PHP
5 28 (16.09%) SQL
5 28 (16.09%) JavaScript
6 25 (14.37%) Bash Shell
7 16 (9.20%) Perl
8 11 (6.32%) Scala
9 6 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.87%) C#
11 4 (2.30%) Clojure
11 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.72%) Golang
12 3 (1.72%) R
13 1 (0.57%) PHP5
13 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.05%) Degree
2 2 (1.15%) PhD
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.62%) Varnish
3 13 (7.47%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (5.17%) Docker
5 8 (4.60%) Xen
6 7 (4.02%) VMware ESX
6 7 (4.02%) vCloud
7 6 (3.45%) Postfix
7 6 (3.45%) Sendmail
8 5 (2.87%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.57%) XenServer
9 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 79 (45.40%) Puppet
2 54 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (19.54%) Nagios
4 23 (13.22%) Ansible
5 21 (12.07%) Salt
6 16 (9.20%) Vagrant
7 12 (6.90%) Cacti
8 11 (6.32%) SELinux
9 7 (4.02%) Capistrano
10 3 (1.72%) Mesos
11 2 (1.15%) Graphite
11 2 (1.15%) Opsview
11 2 (1.15%) logstash
12 1 (0.57%) SmokePing
12 1 (0.57%) StatsD
12 1 (0.57%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 32 (18.39%) Oracle
2 31 (17.82%) VMware
3 27 (15.52%) Red Hat
4 19 (10.92%) New Relic
5 17 (9.77%) Rackspace
6 11 (6.32%) IBM
6 11 (6.32%) Microsoft
6 11 (6.32%) Percona
7 8 (4.60%) Cisco
8 7 (4.02%) Akamai
9 6 (3.45%) Remedy
9 6 (3.45%) Google
10 4 (2.30%) Tableau
11 3 (1.72%) Netezza
11 3 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.72%) Vertica
11 3 (1.72%) F5
12 2 (1.15%) Teradata
12 2 (1.15%) SAP
13 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds
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