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 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 342 320 356
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +36
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 70 101 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.34% 7.78% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 66
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +55.55%
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
1613 1298 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.79% 5.44% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1153 863 607
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 £287 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -50.00%

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 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 5 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 12 £465 +16.25% 7
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 115 (88.46%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (48.46%) DevOps
3 59 (45.38%) Puppet
4 53 (40.77%) Java
5 48 (36.92%) Jenkins
6 47 (36.15%) Opscode Chef
7 45 (34.62%) Configuration Management
8 43 (33.08%) Linux
9 40 (30.77%) Python
9 40 (30.77%) Ruby
10 38 (29.23%) Amazon S3
11 36 (27.69%) Apache
12 35 (26.92%) Web Services
13 32 (24.62%) JavaScript
14 31 (23.85%) VMware
14 31 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (22.31%) Amazon RDS
16 27 (20.77%) AWS CloudFormation
17 26 (20.00%) Tomcat
17 26 (20.00%) Git (software)
18 24 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (18.46%) HTML
19 23 (17.69%) MySQL
20 22 (16.92%) Vagrant
20 22 (16.92%) Ansible
21 21 (16.15%) CSS
21 21 (16.15%) Windows
21 21 (16.15%) Scrum
21 21 (16.15%) Continuous Integration

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 36 (27.69%) Apache
2 26 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 17 (13.08%) IIS
4 14 (10.77%) nginx
4 14 (10.77%) Node.js
4 14 (10.77%) OpenStack
5 10 (7.69%) WebSphere
6 9 (6.92%) Jetty
6 9 (6.92%) Apache Spark
7 5 (3.85%) JBoss
8 4 (3.08%) Drupal
8 4 (3.08%) Confluence
8 4 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.31%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.54%) WordPress
11 1 (0.77%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.77%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.77%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 115 (88.46%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (29.23%) Amazon S3
3 27 (20.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (13.08%) Amazon ELB
6 16 (12.31%) Amazon SQS
6 16 (12.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 9 (6.92%) Google App Engine
11 6 (4.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (2.31%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (1.54%) Route 53
13 2 (1.54%) IaaS
13 2 (1.54%) Heroku
14 1 (0.77%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.77%) SaaS
14 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.38%) DNS
2 15 (11.54%) HTTP
3 12 (9.23%) Firewall
4 10 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.15%) DHCP
6 7 (5.38%) FTP
6 7 (5.38%) IPsec
7 3 (2.31%) SSL
7 3 (2.31%) Internet
7 3 (2.31%) SMTP
7 3 (2.31%) VPN
8 2 (1.54%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.77%) SSH
9 1 (0.77%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.77%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.77%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.31%) Amazon RDS
2 23 (17.69%) MySQL
3 13 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (9.23%) MongoDB
5 11 (8.46%) Hadoop
5 11 (8.46%) Big Data
6 8 (6.15%) Apache Hive
7 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.62%) DB2
8 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.08%) Redis
9 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.31%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.54%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 48 (36.92%) Jenkins
2 26 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.46%) JIRA
4 10 (7.69%) Maven
5 8 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (5.38%) RSpec
7 6 (4.62%) Selenium
7 6 (4.62%) Hudson
8 5 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.08%) Mockito
9 4 (3.08%) Subversion
10 3 (2.31%) jMock
10 3 (2.31%) DbUnit
10 3 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.31%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.31%) JUnit
10 3 (2.31%) Gradle
11 2 (1.54%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (10.77%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Marketing
3 4 (3.08%) Legal
4 3 (2.31%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (30.77%) Developer
2 37 (28.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (11.54%) Consultant
4 14 (10.77%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 13 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 8 (6.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) Development Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Systems Development Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Systems Manager
11 3 (2.31%) Administrator
11 3 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.92%) Web Services
2 24 (18.46%) HTML
3 21 (16.15%) CSS
4 18 (13.85%) J2EE
4 18 (13.85%) REST
5 15 (11.54%) LAMP
6 12 (9.23%) .NET
7 11 (8.46%) Spring
8 9 (6.92%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (6.15%) jQuery
10 7 (5.38%) Spring Security
10 7 (5.38%) RESTful
10 7 (5.38%) JSP
10 7 (5.38%) Servlets
10 7 (5.38%) Sinatra
11 5 (3.85%) Spring Boot
11 5 (3.85%) JDBC
11 5 (3.85%) Java EE
11 5 (3.85%) Spring MVC
11 5 (3.85%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
1 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.85%) PKI
3 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.31%) User Experience
4 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (2.31%) Clustering
4 3 (2.31%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.54%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.77%) Social Media
6 1 (0.77%) MPEG
6 1 (0.77%) NHS
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.08%) Linux
2 21 (16.15%) Windows
3 15 (11.54%) UNIX
4 10 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 9 (6.92%) CentOS
6 7 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.77%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.46%) DevOps
2 45 (34.62%) Configuration Management
3 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.15%) Scrum
4 21 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 15 (11.54%) TDD
5 15 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (10.77%) E-Commerce
7 13 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 12 (9.23%) MVC
9 10 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
10 9 (6.92%) BDD
10 9 (6.92%) Automated Testing
11 8 (6.15%) Open Source
11 8 (6.15%) OO
12 7 (5.38%) SOA
12 7 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (5.38%) Analytics
13 6 (4.62%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (40.77%) Java
2 40 (30.77%) Python
2 40 (30.77%) Ruby
3 32 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.08%) PHP
5 16 (12.31%) SQL
6 8 (6.15%) Perl
7 7 (5.38%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.31%) Groovy
8 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.54%) Scala
10 1 (0.77%) PHP5
10 1 (0.77%) Clojure
10 1 (0.77%) R
10 1 (0.77%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.77%) Go
10 1 (0.77%) C
10 1 (0.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (5.38%) Degree
1 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.31%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 31 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.23%) Docker
3 4 (3.08%) VirtualBox
3 4 (3.08%) vSphere
3 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.31%) GlusterFS
4 3 (2.31%) GFS2
4 3 (2.31%) OCFS2
5 2 (1.54%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.77%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 59 (45.38%) Puppet
2 47 (36.15%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (16.92%) Ansible
3 22 (16.92%) Vagrant
4 18 (13.85%) Nagios
5 13 (10.00%) Salt
6 11 (8.46%) Mesos
7 4 (3.08%) SELinux
8 1 (0.77%) Kibana
8 1 (0.77%) Cacti
8 1 (0.77%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 31 (23.85%) VMware
2 20 (15.38%) New Relic
3 19 (14.62%) Google
4 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
5 13 (10.00%) Oracle
6 9 (6.92%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.62%) Zend
8 5 (3.85%) Akamai
9 4 (3.08%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.31%) Remedy
10 3 (2.31%) FatWire
10 3 (2.31%) IBM
11 2 (1.54%) Tableau
11 2 (1.54%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.54%) Talend
11 2 (1.54%) Sun
11 2 (1.54%) Informatica
11 2 (1.54%) Greenplum
12 1 (0.77%) Splunk
12 1 (0.77%) Netezza
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago