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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 297 381 352
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -29
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 138 56 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.66% 3.26% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 46 44
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
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
2962 1718 1401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.09% 7.36% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2179 1267 988
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Median hourly rate £33.97 £21.64 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.97% -26.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.02 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £34.12 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-28.50% +28.20%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +21 14 £475 +17.28% 4
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 262 (95.27%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (62.55%) DevOps
3 166 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (45.09%) Amazon RDS
5 121 (44.00%) Linux
6 118 (42.91%) Amazon S3
7 102 (37.09%) Java
7 102 (37.09%) TDD
8 100 (36.36%) Docker
9 96 (34.91%) Python
10 95 (34.55%) JavaScript
11 92 (33.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 88 (32.00%) Jenkins
13 85 (30.91%) Ruby
14 76 (27.64%) Opscode Chef
15 74 (26.91%) Continuous Integration
16 71 (25.82%) Ansible
17 68 (24.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 65 (23.64%) Puppet
19 60 (21.82%) NoSQL
19 60 (21.82%) Elasticsearch
20 57 (20.73%) BDD
20 57 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
21 53 (19.27%) Scrum
21 53 (19.27%) Continuous Delivery
22 51 (18.55%) High Availability
22 51 (18.55%) Web Services
23 50 (18.18%) TeamCity
24 49 (17.82%) Git (software)
25 47 (17.09%) Microservices

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 60 (21.82%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (8.36%) Apache
3 16 (5.82%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.73%) Confluence
5 12 (4.36%) WordPress
6 10 (3.64%) CMS
7 8 (2.91%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.91%) nginx
7 8 (2.91%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.82%) IIS
9 4 (1.45%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.09%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.36%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 262 (95.27%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (42.91%) Amazon S3
3 92 (33.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 57 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (14.91%) Amazon SQS
6 39 (14.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 37 (13.45%) Route 53
8 36 (13.09%) Amazon ELB
9 32 (11.64%) AWS Lambda
10 31 (11.27%) CloudFront
11 30 (10.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 24 (8.73%) GitHub
13 18 (6.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 15 (5.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 14 (5.09%) Amazon Kinesis
15 14 (5.09%) Google Cloud Platform
16 10 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (3.64%) Google App Engine
17 5 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
17 5 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.55%) Firewall
2 11 (4.00%) HTTP
3 7 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.18%) VPN
5 5 (1.82%) DNS
5 5 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.45%) LDAP
7 3 (1.09%) Internet
8 1 (0.36%) DSL
8 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.36%) LAN
8 1 (0.36%) Network Security
8 1 (0.36%) SMTP
8 1 (0.36%) SSL
8 1 (0.36%) VLAN
8 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (45.09%) Amazon RDS
2 68 (24.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 60 (21.82%) NoSQL
4 40 (14.55%) Hadoop
5 38 (13.82%) MySQL
6 36 (13.09%) SQL Server
7 29 (10.55%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (7.64%) MongoDB
9 17 (6.18%) Redis
10 16 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (4.00%) Big Data
12 9 (3.27%) Neo4j
12 9 (3.27%) SimpleDB
13 8 (2.91%) Relational Database
14 7 (2.55%) RDBMS
15 6 (2.18%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (2.18%) HBase
16 3 (1.09%) Apache Hive
17 2 (0.73%) MarkLogic
18 1 (0.36%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 88 (32.00%) Jenkins
2 50 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 49 (17.82%) Git (software)
4 29 (10.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 23 (8.36%) JIRA
5 23 (8.36%) Maven
6 21 (7.64%) JUnit
7 18 (6.55%) Subversion
7 18 (6.55%) Vagrant
8 16 (5.82%) Mockito
9 15 (5.45%) RSpec
10 12 (4.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (4.36%) Travis CI
11 10 (3.64%) Gradle
12 9 (3.27%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.82%) GoCD
13 5 (1.82%) Hudson
13 5 (1.82%) Selenium
13 5 (1.82%) SonarQube
14 4 (1.45%) Ant
General
1 32 (11.64%) Finance
2 10 (3.64%) Retail
3 6 (2.18%) Publishing
4 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.45%) Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Marketing
7 2 (0.73%) Electronics
7 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (35.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 94 (34.18%) Developer
3 46 (16.73%) AWS Engineer
4 41 (14.91%) AWS DevOps
5 37 (13.45%) Java Developer
6 32 (11.64%) AWS Developer
7 19 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
8 18 (6.55%) Cloud Developer
9 16 (5.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 16 (5.82%) Senior DevOps
10 15 (5.45%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.09%) Software Engineer
12 13 (4.73%) .NET Developer
12 13 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (4.73%) C# Developer
12 13 (4.73%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (4.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.36%) Agile Developer
13 12 (4.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.36%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (18.55%) Web Services
2 37 (13.45%) HTML
2 37 (13.45%) Node.js
3 35 (12.73%) .NET
4 34 (12.36%) RabbitMQ
5 30 (10.91%) HTML5
6 28 (10.18%) ASP.NET
7 27 (9.82%) ELK Stack
8 26 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (8.73%) CSS
10 20 (7.27%) LAMP
11 18 (6.55%) CSS3
12 17 (6.18%) AngularJS
13 15 (5.45%) Django
13 15 (5.45%) jQuery
14 14 (5.09%) boto
14 14 (5.09%) Ember.js
14 14 (5.09%) Spring
15 13 (4.73%) REST
16 11 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.18%) Public Cloud
2 15 (5.45%) User Experience
3 11 (4.00%) Blog
4 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.45%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.45%) Wiki
5 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.09%) Clustering
5 3 (1.09%) Fintech
5 3 (1.09%) MPEG
5 3 (1.09%) Replication
5 3 (1.09%) Tandem
6 2 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.73%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.73%) Derivative
6 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.73%) PKI
6 2 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 121 (44.00%) Linux
2 31 (11.27%) Unix
3 19 (6.91%) Windows
4 13 (4.73%) CentOS
5 10 (3.64%) Ubuntu
6 9 (3.27%) Android
6 9 (3.27%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.91%) Mac OS
8 7 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.45%) Debian
10 3 (1.09%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.73%) Fedora
12 1 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (62.55%) DevOps
2 166 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (37.09%) TDD
4 74 (26.91%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (20.73%) BDD
6 53 (19.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 53 (19.27%) Scrum
7 51 (18.55%) High Availability
8 47 (17.09%) Microservices
9 43 (15.64%) E-Commerce
9 43 (15.64%) MVC
10 40 (14.55%) Migration
11 36 (13.09%) Kanban
12 32 (11.64%) Configuration Management
13 29 (10.55%) Software Engineering
14 27 (9.82%) Open Source
15 26 (9.45%) Load Balancing
16 21 (7.64%) Auto-Scaling
17 18 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (6.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 102 (37.09%) Java
2 96 (34.91%) Python
3 95 (34.55%) JavaScript
4 85 (30.91%) Ruby
5 46 (16.73%) PHP
6 38 (13.82%) C#
7 31 (11.27%) Scala
8 29 (10.55%) Bash Shell
9 24 (8.73%) Perl
10 14 (5.09%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.36%) Go
12 11 (4.00%) Clojure
13 9 (3.27%) SQL
14 8 (2.91%) Objective-C
15 7 (2.55%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.45%) Groovy
17 3 (1.09%) C++
17 3 (1.09%) Erlang
17 3 (1.09%) Jython
18 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (5.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 15 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.18%) AWS Certification
3 6 (2.18%) Degree
3 6 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) CCNP
5 1 (0.36%) CCSE
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.55%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 100 (36.36%) Docker
2 11 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.27%) vSphere
4 7 (2.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.73%) HDFS
6 2 (0.73%) Varnish
6 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) Gluster
7 1 (0.36%) NFS
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 76 (27.64%) Opscode Chef
2 71 (25.82%) Ansible
3 65 (23.64%) Puppet
4 35 (12.73%) Kubernetes
5 19 (6.91%) logstash
6 17 (6.18%) Terraform
7 16 (5.82%) Kibana
8 11 (4.00%) Mesos
9 3 (1.09%) Packer
10 2 (0.73%) Nagios
11 1 (0.36%) Consul
11 1 (0.36%) Grafana
11 1 (0.36%) Graphite
11 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.36%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.36%) Salt
11 1 (0.36%) SCCM
11 1 (0.36%) SELinux
11 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (9.09%) SaltStack
2 15 (5.45%) Atlassian
3 14 (5.09%) Oracle
4 12 (4.36%) VMware
5 10 (3.64%) Google
6 9 (3.27%) Rackspace
7 8 (2.91%) RedDot
8 6 (2.18%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.82%) Splunk
10 4 (1.45%) Apigee
10 4 (1.45%) New Relic
10 4 (1.45%) Zend
11 2 (0.73%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.73%) SAP
11 2 (0.73%) Sun
11 2 (0.73%) Tableau
12 1 (0.36%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.36%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.36%) Facebook
12 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
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