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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 308 318 303
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 90 75 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.62% 13.02% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 55 51
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.25
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
936 576 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.43% 2.67% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 404 333
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -61.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 January 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 January 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 +26 26 £450 - 4
Hammersmith - - - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 130 (72.63%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (49.16%) Puppet
3 79 (44.13%) DevOps
4 77 (43.02%) Python
5 70 (39.11%) Linux
6 68 (37.99%) Web Services
6 68 (37.99%) Amazon S3
7 67 (37.43%) Ruby
8 62 (34.64%) Java
8 62 (34.64%) Opscode Chef
9 56 (31.28%) UNIX
10 54 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (29.61%) MySQL
11 53 (29.61%) Configuration Management
12 48 (26.82%) Apache
13 40 (22.35%) Open Source
14 38 (21.23%) Git (software)
14 38 (21.23%) nginx
14 38 (21.23%) Nagios
14 38 (21.23%) Red Hat
15 37 (20.67%) TDD
16 36 (20.11%) LAMP
17 35 (19.55%) VMware
18 34 (18.99%) PHP
19 33 (18.44%) Oracle
20 32 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
21 30 (16.76%) BDD
22 28 (15.64%) MongoDB
23 27 (15.08%) Jenkins
24 26 (14.53%) Bash Shell

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (26.82%) Apache
2 38 (21.23%) nginx
3 24 (13.41%) Apache Solr
4 18 (10.06%) Apache Spark
5 17 (9.50%) Node.js
5 17 (9.50%) WebSphere
6 16 (8.94%) Tomcat
7 15 (8.38%) Drupal
8 14 (7.82%) WebLogic
8 14 (7.82%) OpenStack
9 6 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (2.79%) IIS
10 5 (2.79%) CMS
11 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (2.23%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.68%) Jetty
13 1 (0.56%) SAS
13 1 (0.56%) JBoss
13 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (2.23%) MS Office
1 4 (2.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 130 (72.63%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (37.99%) Amazon S3
3 19 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (8.38%) Amazon ELB
4 15 (8.38%) Amazon EMR
5 11 (6.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 11 (6.15%) ElastiCache
5 11 (6.15%) Joyent
6 9 (5.03%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (5.03%) Heroku
7 7 (3.91%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (3.91%) CloudFront
8 4 (2.23%) Route 53
8 4 (2.23%) SaaS
9 3 (1.68%) PaaS
9 3 (1.68%) Google App Engine
9 3 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.50%) Firewall
2 7 (3.91%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.91%) VPN
2 7 (3.91%) DNS
3 6 (3.35%) HTTP
4 4 (2.23%) IPsec
5 3 (1.68%) Internet
5 3 (1.68%) VLAN
5 3 (1.68%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.12%) MRTG
6 2 (1.12%) DAB
7 1 (0.56%) LDAP
7 1 (0.56%) LAN
7 1 (0.56%) WAN
7 1 (0.56%) DHCP
7 1 (0.56%) FTP
7 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.56%) SSL
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (29.61%) MySQL
2 28 (15.64%) MongoDB
3 24 (13.41%) Hadoop
4 21 (11.73%) Amazon RDS
5 20 (11.17%) NoSQL
6 19 (10.61%) Big Data
7 14 (7.82%) Oracle Exadata
8 12 (6.70%) SQL Server
9 11 (6.15%) Redis
10 8 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.79%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 38 (21.23%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.08%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.06%) Subversion
4 12 (6.70%) PHPUnit
5 11 (6.15%) Maven
6 9 (5.03%) RSpec
7 7 (3.91%) NUnit
7 7 (3.91%) JIRA
8 5 (2.79%) Hudson
9 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.68%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.12%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.12%) Grunt
12 1 (0.56%) JUnit
12 1 (0.56%) Selenium
12 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.56%) Yeoman
12 1 (0.56%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (7.82%) Marketing
2 10 (5.59%) Finance
3 4 (2.23%) Advertising
3 4 (2.23%) Publishing
3 4 (2.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.12%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) German Language
4 2 (1.12%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.12%) Turkish Language
4 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.12%) Law
4 2 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 65 (36.31%) Developer
2 21 (11.73%) Consultant
3 19 (10.61%) Java Developer
4 16 (8.94%) DevOps Consultant
5 15 (8.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (7.82%) Senior Consultant
7 13 (7.26%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (7.26%) Drupal Developer
8 11 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.15%) Administrator
9 10 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Architect
10 9 (5.03%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.35%) Android Developer
12 6 (3.35%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (3.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (37.99%) Web Services
2 36 (20.11%) LAMP
3 21 (11.73%) Memcached
4 18 (10.06%) CSS
4 18 (10.06%) REST
5 16 (8.94%) HTML
6 14 (7.82%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (7.82%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (6.15%) jQuery
7 11 (6.15%) Spring
8 10 (5.59%) RESTful
8 10 (5.59%) Middleware
9 9 (5.03%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (5.03%) Ajax
9 9 (5.03%) Apache Avro
10 8 (4.47%) Sinatra
10 8 (4.47%) XML
11 7 (3.91%) Django
12 6 (3.35%) Apache Camel
12 6 (3.35%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.35%) Open Source
2 18 (10.06%) Clustering
3 16 (8.94%) Mobile App
4 14 (7.82%) Taxonomies
4 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.15%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.59%) Digital Media
6 10 (5.59%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.79%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.23%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.23%) Social Media
9 3 (1.68%) Replication
9 3 (1.68%) Blog
9 3 (1.68%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.12%) Online Games
10 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.12%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.12%) Social Network
11 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 70 (39.11%) Linux
2 56 (31.28%) UNIX
3 22 (12.29%) CentOS
4 19 (10.61%) Windows
5 15 (8.38%) Ubuntu
6 13 (7.26%) Android
7 10 (5.59%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (5.59%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.23%) Debian
9 2 (1.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (44.13%) DevOps
2 54 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (29.61%) Configuration Management
4 37 (20.67%) TDD
5 30 (16.76%) BDD
6 26 (14.53%) Load Balancing
7 25 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (13.97%) SOA
8 21 (11.73%) Scrum
9 18 (10.06%) E-Commerce
10 16 (8.94%) Software Engineering
11 15 (8.38%) Kanban
12 14 (7.82%) MapReduce
12 14 (7.82%) High Availability
13 13 (7.26%) MVC
13 13 (7.26%) Automated Testing
14 12 (6.70%) OO
15 8 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (3.91%) OOP
16 7 (3.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (43.02%) Python
2 67 (37.43%) Ruby
3 62 (34.64%) Java
4 34 (18.99%) PHP
5 26 (14.53%) Bash Shell
6 25 (13.97%) SQL
7 23 (12.85%) JavaScript
8 17 (9.50%) Perl
9 7 (3.91%) C#
9 7 (3.91%) Scala
10 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.23%) Clojure
11 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.56%) VBA
13 1 (0.56%) C++
13 1 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (7.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) RHCE
2 1 (0.56%) LPIC
2 1 (0.56%) RHCT
2 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.94%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (8.38%) Varnish
4 11 (6.15%) Xen
5 10 (5.59%) vCloud
5 10 (5.59%) VMware ESX
6 8 (4.47%) Docker
7 6 (3.35%) Postfix
7 6 (3.35%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.56%) XenServer
9 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 88 (49.16%) Puppet
2 62 (34.64%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (21.23%) Nagios
4 20 (11.17%) Ansible
4 20 (11.17%) Salt
5 17 (9.50%) Vagrant
5 17 (9.50%) Cacti
6 14 (7.82%) SELinux
7 6 (3.35%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.68%) Mesos
9 2 (1.12%) Graphite
9 2 (1.12%) Opsview
9 2 (1.12%) logstash
10 1 (0.56%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.56%) SmokePing
10 1 (0.56%) StatsD
10 1 (0.56%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 38 (21.23%) Red Hat
2 35 (19.55%) VMware
3 33 (18.44%) Oracle
4 18 (10.06%) New Relic
5 17 (9.50%) Rackspace
6 16 (8.94%) Percona
7 14 (7.82%) IBM
8 13 (7.26%) Microsoft
9 8 (4.47%) Cisco
10 6 (3.35%) Akamai
10 6 (3.35%) Google
11 5 (2.79%) Remedy
12 3 (1.68%) F5
13 2 (1.12%) Teradata
13 2 (1.12%) SAP
14 1 (0.56%) Adobe
14 1 (0.56%) Dell
14 1 (0.56%) Citrix
14 1 (0.56%) Juniper
14 1 (0.56%) Zend
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