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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 326 332 341
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 94 102 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.28% 16.22% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 80 41
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 £325 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1013 629 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.14% 2.50% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 469 285
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +25 12 £400 -5.88% 5
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 141 (72.31%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (58.97%) Puppet
3 111 (56.92%) Linux
4 99 (50.77%) Python
5 92 (47.18%) DevOps
6 91 (46.67%) Ruby
7 81 (41.54%) Web Services
8 77 (39.49%) UNIX
9 69 (35.38%) VMware
10 67 (34.36%) Amazon S3
11 62 (31.79%) Java
12 59 (30.26%) Oracle
12 59 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (29.74%) Configuration Management
13 58 (29.74%) Opscode Chef
14 57 (29.23%) MySQL
15 53 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
16 52 (26.67%) WebSphere
16 52 (26.67%) Bash Shell
17 49 (25.13%) Apache
18 47 (24.10%) Tomcat
18 47 (24.10%) SOA
19 45 (23.08%) WebLogic
20 40 (20.51%) LAMP
21 38 (19.49%) IBM
21 38 (19.49%) JIRA
21 38 (19.49%) Open Source
22 37 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
22 37 (18.97%) Red Hat
23 36 (18.46%) Clustering

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 52 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 49 (25.13%) Apache
3 47 (24.10%) Tomcat
4 45 (23.08%) WebLogic
5 30 (15.38%) nginx
6 15 (7.69%) Node.js
7 13 (6.67%) IIS
8 10 (5.13%) OpenStack
9 9 (4.62%) Jetty
10 8 (4.10%) Apache Solr
11 6 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (3.08%) CMS
12 5 (2.56%) Drupal
13 3 (1.54%) MQSeries
13 3 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
13 3 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (1.03%) WordPress
14 2 (1.03%) Liferay
14 2 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (11.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 141 (72.31%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (34.36%) Amazon S3
3 25 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (10.77%) Amazon ELB
5 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (7.18%) Google App Engine
7 10 (5.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 10 (5.13%) ElastiCache
7 10 (5.13%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (3.08%) Heroku
9 4 (2.05%) Joyent
9 4 (2.05%) SaaS
10 3 (1.54%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.54%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (1.03%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 2 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (1.03%) Route 53
11 2 (1.03%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.18%) DNS
2 12 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.15%) IPsec
3 11 (5.64%) DHCP
3 11 (5.64%) FTP
3 11 (5.64%) HTTP
4 7 (3.59%) SSL
5 4 (2.05%) Firewall
6 3 (1.54%) VPN
7 2 (1.03%) LDAP
7 2 (1.03%) LAN
7 2 (1.03%) WAN
7 2 (1.03%) Internet
7 2 (1.03%) DAB
8 1 (0.51%) VLAN
8 1 (0.51%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (29.23%) MySQL
2 35 (17.95%) Oracle Exadata
3 31 (15.90%) Amazon RDS
4 21 (10.77%) MongoDB
4 21 (10.77%) NoSQL
5 20 (10.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (6.15%) SQL Server
7 11 (5.64%) Big Data
8 10 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.59%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.56%) Redis
12 4 (2.05%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.54%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.03%) Voldemort
14 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.03%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 38 (19.49%) JIRA
2 33 (16.92%) Jenkins
3 25 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 20 (10.26%) Subversion
5 11 (5.64%) Maven
6 9 (4.62%) NUnit
6 9 (4.62%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.10%) Gerrit
7 8 (4.10%) Mercurial
7 8 (4.10%) AnthillPro
7 8 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.10%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.10%) Ant
8 7 (3.59%) Hudson
9 5 (2.56%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (1.03%) Grunt
10 2 (1.03%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.03%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 26 (13.33%) Finance
2 20 (10.26%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.59%) Marketing
4 4 (2.05%) Advertising
5 3 (1.54%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Billing
6 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Publishing
6 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 51 (26.15%) Developer
2 31 (15.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (7.69%) Consultant
6 14 (7.18%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.15%) Senior Consultant
8 11 (5.64%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) DevOps Consultant
10 9 (4.62%) Development Engineer
11 7 (3.59%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.59%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.59%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (3.59%) Scala Developer
12 6 (3.08%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 6 (3.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.08%) Android Developer
12 6 (3.08%) Python Developer
12 6 (3.08%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (41.54%) Web Services
2 40 (20.51%) LAMP
3 35 (17.95%) WebSphere MQ
4 25 (12.82%) HTML
5 21 (10.77%) CSS
6 20 (10.26%) J2EE
6 20 (10.26%) Middleware
7 18 (9.23%) .NET
8 11 (5.64%) Servlets
9 10 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (4.10%) Spring
10 8 (4.10%) Ajax
11 7 (3.59%) Django
12 6 (3.08%) Android SDK
12 6 (3.08%) HTML5
12 6 (3.08%) REST
12 6 (3.08%) Spring MVC
12 6 (3.08%) JSON
12 6 (3.08%) RESTful
13 5 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.49%) Open Source
2 36 (18.46%) Clustering
3 29 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (10.26%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.05%) Taxonomies
7 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.03%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.03%) Economics
8 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.03%) Replication
8 2 (1.03%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.51%) DTV
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) Blog
9 1 (0.51%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 111 (56.92%) Linux
2 77 (39.49%) UNIX
3 36 (18.46%) SELinux
4 17 (8.72%) CentOS
5 12 (6.15%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.13%) Windows
8 8 (4.10%) Android
9 6 (3.08%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.56%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.03%) VMS
12 2 (1.03%) Debian
13 1 (0.51%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (47.18%) DevOps
2 58 (29.74%) Configuration Management
3 53 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (24.10%) SOA
5 37 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (17.44%) TDD
7 30 (15.38%) Scrum
8 24 (12.31%) BDD
9 21 (10.77%) Software Engineering
10 20 (10.26%) Kanban
11 19 (9.74%) MVC
12 16 (8.21%) Unit Testing
13 14 (7.18%) High Availability
14 13 (6.67%) Automated Testing
14 13 (6.67%) OO
15 12 (6.15%) Load Balancing
16 10 (5.13%) E-Commerce
16 10 (5.13%) Pair Programming
17 8 (4.10%) ETL
17 8 (4.10%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 99 (50.77%) Python
2 91 (46.67%) Ruby
3 62 (31.79%) Java
4 52 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 28 (14.36%) SQL
6 27 (13.85%) Perl
7 25 (12.82%) PHP
8 23 (11.79%) JavaScript
9 10 (5.13%) PL/SQL
9 10 (5.13%) Scala
10 7 (3.59%) C#
10 7 (3.59%) Groovy
11 4 (2.05%) C++
11 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.54%) C
12 3 (1.54%) Clojure
13 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.05%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) RHCE
2 1 (0.51%) PhD
2 1 (0.51%) LPIC
2 1 (0.51%) RHCT
2 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 59 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (17.95%) Oracle RAC
3 24 (12.31%) vCloud
4 12 (6.15%) VMware ESX
5 10 (5.13%) Xen
6 7 (3.59%) Varnish
7 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 115 (58.97%) Puppet
2 58 (29.74%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (16.41%) Nagios
4 13 (6.67%) Vagrant
4 13 (6.67%) Ansible
5 11 (5.64%) Cacti
5 11 (5.64%) Salt
6 2 (1.03%) OpenSSO
6 2 (1.03%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.51%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.51%) StatsD
Vendors
1 69 (35.38%) VMware
2 59 (30.26%) Oracle
3 38 (19.49%) IBM
4 37 (18.97%) Red Hat
5 26 (13.33%) Remedy
6 21 (10.77%) New Relic
7 17 (8.72%) Microsoft
8 15 (7.69%) Google
9 12 (6.15%) Sun
10 11 (5.64%) Percona
11 10 (5.13%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.54%) JBoss
13 2 (1.03%) Adobe
13 2 (1.03%) Citrix
13 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.03%) BEA
14 1 (0.51%) SAP
14 1 (0.51%) Interwoven
14 1 (0.51%) Juniper
14 1 (0.51%) Cisco
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