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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 307 357 350
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -7
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 124 66 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.09% 4.27% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 50 41
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2435 1545 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.04% 6.93% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1771 1029 801
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +102.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £17.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +48 20 £440 -2.22% 8
Croydon - 1 £438 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 218 (94.37%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (54.11%) Java
3 117 (50.65%) DevOps
4 103 (44.59%) Amazon RDS
5 101 (43.72%) Linux
6 100 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (41.99%) Amazon S3
8 85 (36.80%) Python
9 82 (35.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 75 (32.47%) Jenkins
11 67 (29.00%) JavaScript
11 67 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (26.84%) Ruby
13 58 (25.11%) TDD
14 55 (23.81%) Web Services
14 55 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
14 55 (23.81%) Puppet
15 51 (22.08%) Git (software)
16 48 (20.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 46 (19.91%) Amazon SQS
18 45 (19.48%) Ansible
19 44 (19.05%) Docker
20 41 (17.75%) HTML
21 36 (15.58%) MongoDB
22 35 (15.15%) CloudFront
22 35 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
23 33 (14.29%) Configuration Management
23 33 (14.29%) Unix
23 33 (14.29%) CSS
24 32 (13.85%) SQL

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (12.55%) Tomcat
2 27 (11.69%) Node.js
3 20 (8.66%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (7.79%) IIS
5 17 (7.36%) Apache
5 17 (7.36%) JBoss
5 17 (7.36%) WordPress
6 10 (4.33%) nginx
7 9 (3.90%) CMS
7 9 (3.90%) OpenStack
7 9 (3.90%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.60%) Drupal
9 5 (2.16%) Confluence
10 4 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.73%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.73%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.73%) Jetty
10 4 (1.73%) Magnolia
10 4 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.73%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 218 (94.37%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (41.99%) Amazon S3
3 82 (35.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 46 (19.91%) Amazon SQS
5 35 (15.15%) CloudFront
6 32 (13.85%) Route 53
7 30 (12.99%) Amazon ELB
7 30 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (12.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 29 (12.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 28 (12.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 22 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (8.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 18 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (5.63%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (4.76%) Amazon Glacier
15 10 (4.33%) Google Cloud Platform
16 8 (3.46%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (3.46%) GitHub
16 8 (3.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.52%) HTTP
2 15 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.06%) DNS
4 9 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (3.46%) Internet
5 8 (3.46%) SSL
6 7 (3.03%) Firewall
7 5 (2.16%) SMTP
8 4 (1.73%) DHCP
8 4 (1.73%) FTP
8 4 (1.73%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.73%) IPsec
9 2 (0.87%) LDAP
9 2 (0.87%) Network Security
10 1 (0.43%) Intranet
10 1 (0.43%) LAN
10 1 (0.43%) VLAN
10 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (44.59%) Amazon RDS
2 48 (20.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 36 (15.58%) MongoDB
4 28 (12.12%) MySQL
4 28 (12.12%) NoSQL
5 25 (10.82%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (9.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (6.49%) Redis
8 13 (5.63%) Hadoop
9 12 (5.19%) Big Data
10 9 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (3.90%) SQL Server
11 8 (3.46%) Relational Database
12 7 (3.03%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.60%) Neo4j
14 5 (2.16%) Apache Hive
14 5 (2.16%) HBase
14 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database
14 5 (2.16%) SimpleDB
15 4 (1.73%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 75 (32.47%) Jenkins
2 51 (22.08%) Git (software)
3 32 (13.85%) TeamCity
4 22 (9.52%) JIRA
4 22 (9.52%) Vagrant
5 18 (7.79%) Maven
6 13 (5.63%) JUnit
7 12 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (4.33%) RSpec
9 8 (3.46%) Mockito
9 8 (3.46%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (3.46%) Subversion
10 7 (3.03%) Travis CI
11 6 (2.60%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.60%) Gradle
11 6 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (2.16%) Ant
13 4 (1.73%) Gerrit
13 4 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.30%) Grunt
General
1 27 (11.69%) Finance
2 14 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.46%) Banking
3 8 (3.46%) Retail
4 6 (2.60%) Marketing
5 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (35.50%) Developer
2 68 (29.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (16.88%) AWS Engineer
4 34 (14.72%) Java Developer
5 25 (10.82%) Cloud Engineer
6 24 (10.39%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (6.49%) Administrator
8 15 (6.49%) Python Developer
8 15 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (6.06%) HTML Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Architect
11 12 (5.19%) WordPress Developer
12 11 (4.76%) AWS Developer
13 10 (4.33%) PHP Developer
13 10 (4.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 8 (3.46%) AWS Architect
14 8 (3.46%) Consultant
14 8 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
14 8 (3.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.81%) Web Services
2 41 (17.75%) HTML
3 33 (14.29%) CSS
4 32 (13.85%) .NET
5 30 (12.99%) HTML5
6 22 (9.52%) LAMP
7 19 (8.23%) J2EE
7 19 (8.23%) jQuery
8 16 (6.93%) REST
9 13 (5.63%) CSS3
10 12 (5.19%) Apache Flex
10 12 (5.19%) RESTful
11 9 (3.90%) ELK Stack
11 9 (3.90%) Flask
11 9 (3.90%) Spring
12 8 (3.46%) AngularJS
12 8 (3.46%) SOAP
12 8 (3.46%) SQLAlchemy
13 6 (2.60%) Sass
13 6 (2.60%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.76%) User Experience
2 10 (4.33%) Augmented Reality
2 10 (4.33%) Digital Media
3 9 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.46%) PKI
5 6 (2.60%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.73%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.73%) MPEG
6 4 (1.73%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.30%) Fintech
7 3 (1.30%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.30%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.87%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.87%) Neural Network
8 2 (0.87%) Statistics
8 2 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (43.72%) Linux
2 33 (14.29%) Unix
3 30 (12.99%) Windows
4 15 (6.49%) CentOS
5 13 (5.63%) Debian
6 12 (5.19%) Apple iOS
7 11 (4.76%) Android
8 8 (3.46%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.87%) Fedora
11 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.43%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (50.65%) DevOps
2 100 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (25.11%) TDD
5 35 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 33 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 24 (10.39%) BDD
8 23 (9.96%) MVC
9 22 (9.52%) Kanban
10 21 (9.09%) SOA
11 18 (7.79%) Software Engineering
12 17 (7.36%) Migration
13 16 (6.93%) Open Source
14 15 (6.49%) Auto-Scaling
14 15 (6.49%) E-Commerce
14 15 (6.49%) Multithreading
15 13 (5.63%) Scrum
16 12 (5.19%) Low Latency
16 12 (5.19%) OO
17 11 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 125 (54.11%) Java
2 85 (36.80%) Python
3 67 (29.00%) JavaScript
4 62 (26.84%) Ruby
5 32 (13.85%) SQL
6 30 (12.99%) Bash Shell
6 30 (12.99%) PHP
7 14 (6.06%) Go
8 13 (5.63%) C#
8 13 (5.63%) Clojure
9 12 (5.19%) Perl
10 11 (4.76%) C++
10 11 (4.76%) Scala
11 10 (4.33%) R
12 8 (3.46%) Erlang
13 7 (3.03%) C
13 7 (3.03%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.60%) Groovy
15 5 (2.16%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (5.19%) Degree
2 9 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.60%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) PhD
6 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) CCNP
6 1 (0.43%) CCSE
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.79%) QA
2 11 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (19.05%) Docker
2 16 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.73%) vCloud
3 4 (1.73%) Xen
4 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.30%) vSphere
5 2 (0.87%) etcd
5 2 (0.87%) flannel
5 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.87%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.43%) Ceph
6 1 (0.43%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.43%) HDFS
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 55 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
1 55 (23.81%) Puppet
2 45 (19.48%) Ansible
3 10 (4.33%) Kubernetes
4 9 (3.90%) Packer
5 8 (3.46%) Nagios
6 7 (3.03%) Salt
7 6 (2.60%) logstash
8 5 (2.16%) Kibana
9 4 (1.73%) Mesos
10 2 (0.87%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.87%) Grafana
10 2 (0.87%) Graphite
10 2 (0.87%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 27 (11.69%) Oracle
2 20 (8.66%) VMware
3 14 (6.06%) Google
4 11 (4.76%) New Relic
5 9 (3.90%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.46%) RedDot
7 6 (2.60%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.73%) Akamai
8 4 (1.73%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.73%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.73%) Splunk
8 4 (1.73%) Sun
8 4 (1.73%) Zend
9 2 (0.87%) NetApp
9 2 (0.87%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.87%) Tableau
10 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.43%) Mercator
10 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
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