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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 242 343 331
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -12
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 203 81 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.71% 4.08% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 71 53
Median daily rate £514 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3026 1984 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.17% 8.78% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2233 1509 1033
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.64 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.73% -21.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £100.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +9 19 £494 +14.29% 2
Croydon - 5 £551 -
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 318 (94.93%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (62.99%) DevOps
3 205 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
4 169 (50.45%) Amazon S3
5 163 (48.66%) Docker
6 158 (47.16%) Linux
7 143 (42.69%) Amazon RDS
8 128 (38.21%) Java
9 124 (37.01%) Jenkins
10 123 (36.72%) Python
11 99 (29.55%) Opscode Chef
12 97 (28.96%) Ruby
13 96 (28.66%) Puppet
14 94 (28.06%) AWS CloudFormation
14 94 (28.06%) Continuous Integration
15 91 (27.16%) TDD
16 89 (26.57%) Ansible
17 88 (26.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 81 (24.18%) JavaScript
19 77 (22.99%) Elasticsearch
20 75 (22.39%) Web Services
21 70 (20.90%) Microservices
22 68 (20.30%) High Availability
22 68 (20.30%) Scrum
23 63 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
23 63 (18.81%) Bash Shell
24 62 (18.51%) Route 53
25 60 (17.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 57 (17.01%) Git (software)
27 56 (16.72%) BDD

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 77 (22.99%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (10.15%) Apache
3 26 (7.76%) nginx
4 25 (7.46%) Tomcat
5 23 (6.87%) Apache Spark
6 22 (6.57%) Confluence
7 10 (2.99%) IIS
7 10 (2.99%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.09%) CMS
9 5 (1.49%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.49%) WordPress
10 3 (0.90%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.90%) JBoss
11 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.30%) Drupal
12 1 (0.30%) Jetty
12 1 (0.30%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SPSS
1 1 (0.30%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 318 (94.93%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (50.45%) Amazon S3
3 94 (28.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 88 (26.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 63 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 62 (18.51%) Route 53
7 55 (16.42%) Amazon ELB
8 47 (14.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 45 (13.43%) Amazon SQS
10 35 (10.45%) CloudFront
11 34 (10.15%) AWS Lambda
12 32 (9.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 27 (8.06%) Amazon EMR
14 24 (7.16%) Amazon Kinesis
14 24 (7.16%) AWS CloudTrail
15 21 (6.27%) GitHub
16 14 (4.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 13 (3.88%) PaaS
18 9 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.06%) VPN
2 24 (7.16%) Firewall
3 9 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.39%) DNS
4 8 (2.39%) HTTP
5 7 (2.09%) LDAP
6 6 (1.79%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.49%) SSL
8 4 (1.19%) Internet
8 4 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.60%) DHCP
9 2 (0.60%) IPsec
10 1 (0.30%) FTP
10 1 (0.30%) LAN
10 1 (0.30%) Network Security
10 1 (0.30%) SMTP
10 1 (0.30%) VPLS
10 1 (0.30%) WAN
10 1 (0.30%) Wireless
10 1 (0.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (42.69%) Amazon RDS
2 60 (17.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 50 (14.93%) NoSQL
4 39 (11.64%) Hadoop
5 33 (9.85%) SQL Server
6 32 (9.55%) MySQL
7 23 (6.87%) Big Data
8 19 (5.67%) MongoDB
9 17 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (4.78%) Relational Database
11 14 (4.18%) Redis
12 11 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (2.39%) RDBMS
14 7 (2.09%) HBase
14 7 (2.09%) Neo4j
15 5 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (1.49%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.49%) SimpleDB
16 2 (0.60%) Impala
16 2 (0.60%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 124 (37.01%) Jenkins
2 57 (17.01%) Git (software)
3 42 (12.54%) TeamCity
4 33 (9.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 30 (8.96%) JIRA
6 24 (7.16%) Maven
6 24 (7.16%) Subversion
7 17 (5.07%) JUnit
8 16 (4.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (4.18%) Mockito
10 12 (3.58%) RSpec
10 12 (3.58%) Vagrant
11 9 (2.69%) Cucumber
11 9 (2.69%) Travis CI
12 7 (2.09%) Artifactory
12 7 (2.09%) Gradle
13 5 (1.49%) GoCD
13 5 (1.49%) Selenium
13 5 (1.49%) SonarQube
14 4 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 41 (12.24%) Finance
2 12 (3.58%) Games
2 12 (3.58%) Retail
3 7 (2.09%) Banking
4 6 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.79%) Publishing
5 4 (1.19%) Marketing
6 3 (0.90%) Electronics
6 3 (0.90%) Law
6 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.90%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 117 (34.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (23.88%) AWS DevOps
3 75 (22.39%) Developer
4 72 (21.49%) AWS Engineer
5 35 (10.45%) Java Developer
6 31 (9.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 29 (8.66%) AWS Developer
8 23 (6.87%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (6.27%) Software Engineer
10 19 (5.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 19 (5.67%) Senior DevOps
11 18 (5.37%) Architect
12 15 (4.48%) C# Developer
12 15 (4.48%) Cloud Developer
13 14 (4.18%) .NET Developer
13 14 (4.18%) Administrator
13 14 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (4.18%) Java Engineer
14 13 (3.88%) Cloud Engineer
14 13 (3.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (22.39%) Web Services
2 37 (11.04%) .NET
3 35 (10.45%) ELK Stack
3 35 (10.45%) Node.js
4 29 (8.66%) RabbitMQ
5 28 (8.36%) REST
6 26 (7.76%) ASP.NET
7 25 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (6.87%) HTML
9 21 (6.27%) Spring
10 20 (5.97%) Django
11 17 (5.07%) boto
12 16 (4.78%) AngularJS
12 16 (4.78%) RESTful
13 15 (4.48%) HTML5
14 14 (4.18%) LAMP
15 13 (3.88%) CSS
15 13 (3.88%) XML
16 12 (3.58%) JSON
16 12 (3.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.82%) Public Cloud
2 12 (3.58%) User Experience
3 10 (2.99%) Blog
4 6 (1.79%) PKI
5 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.49%) Wiki
6 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.19%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.19%) Replication
7 3 (0.90%) Clustering
7 3 (0.90%) Tandem
7 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.60%) BBC
8 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.60%) Informatics
8 2 (0.60%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 158 (47.16%) Linux
2 32 (9.55%) CentOS
3 29 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (7.76%) Unix
5 19 (5.67%) Windows
6 12 (3.58%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.19%) Android
7 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.90%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Debian
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (62.99%) DevOps
2 205 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (28.06%) Continuous Integration
4 91 (27.16%) TDD
5 70 (20.90%) Microservices
6 68 (20.30%) High Availability
6 68 (20.30%) Scrum
7 56 (16.72%) BDD
8 48 (14.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 43 (12.84%) E-Commerce
10 41 (12.24%) Configuration Management
11 40 (11.94%) Load Balancing
12 38 (11.34%) Auto-Scaling
13 32 (9.55%) Kanban
13 32 (9.55%) Migration
13 32 (9.55%) Software Engineering
14 31 (9.25%) MVC
15 29 (8.66%) Open Source
16 23 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (5.07%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 128 (38.21%) Java
2 123 (36.72%) Python
3 97 (28.96%) Ruby
4 81 (24.18%) JavaScript
5 63 (18.81%) Bash Shell
6 50 (14.93%) Scala
7 39 (11.64%) C#
8 32 (9.55%) PHP
9 29 (8.66%) Perl
10 27 (8.06%) Go
11 20 (5.97%) SQL
12 9 (2.69%) C
13 8 (2.39%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.09%) ActionScript
14 7 (2.09%) ActionScript 2.0
14 7 (2.09%) Clojure
15 5 (1.49%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.19%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.90%) Groovy
17 3 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.16%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.27%) AWS Certification
4 13 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.19%) Degree
7 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) CCIE
8 1 (0.30%) CCNA
8 1 (0.30%) CCNP
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.57%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 163 (48.66%) Docker
2 12 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.69%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.49%) vCloud
4 5 (1.49%) vSphere
5 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.60%) Gluster
7 1 (0.30%) HDFS
7 1 (0.30%) iptables
7 1 (0.30%) NFS
7 1 (0.30%) Varnish
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 99 (29.55%) Opscode Chef
2 96 (28.66%) Puppet
3 89 (26.57%) Ansible
4 48 (14.33%) Kubernetes
5 47 (14.03%) Terraform
6 23 (6.87%) logstash
7 22 (6.57%) Kibana
8 9 (2.69%) Mesos
9 6 (1.79%) SELinux
10 4 (1.19%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.19%) Salt
11 3 (0.90%) Consul
11 3 (0.90%) Graphite
12 2 (0.60%) Chronos
12 2 (0.60%) Marathon
12 2 (0.60%) Nagios
13 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
13 1 (0.30%) HP Fortify
13 1 (0.30%) Packer
13 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (7.46%) SaltStack
2 23 (6.87%) Atlassian
3 18 (5.37%) VMware
4 14 (4.18%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.28%) Oracle
6 8 (2.39%) New Relic
7 6 (1.79%) Google
7 6 (1.79%) Trend Micro
8 4 (1.19%) Apigee
8 4 (1.19%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.19%) Splunk
9 3 (0.90%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.90%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.90%) SAP
9 3 (0.90%) Tableau
10 2 (0.60%) Adobe
10 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.30%) ATG
11 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.30%) Mercator
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