The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 232 229 221
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 23 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.10% 0.039%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.23% 3.80% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
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£413 £324 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.41% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.25% +5.35%
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 South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
369 237 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.76% 2.65% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 137 93
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £296 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +15.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £45.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the South East region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
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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
Surrey -4 2 £400 +33.33% 8
Berkshire - 2 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 32 (69.57%) Puppet
2 30 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (63.04%) Jenkins
4 25 (54.35%) Scrum
5 24 (52.17%) Java
5 24 (52.17%) Web Services
6 23 (50.00%) TDD
7 21 (45.65%) Spring
7 21 (45.65%) JUnit
7 21 (45.65%) Linux
7 21 (45.65%) BDD
7 21 (45.65%) Mockito
8 20 (43.48%) Maven
9 19 (41.30%) MVC
9 19 (41.30%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (41.30%) Kanban
9 19 (41.30%) Amazon S3
10 18 (39.13%) JPA
10 18 (39.13%) Spring MVC
10 18 (39.13%) Selenium
10 18 (39.13%) Cucumber
10 18 (39.13%) Tomcat
11 16 (34.78%) Hibernate
12 15 (32.61%) RESTful
12 15 (32.61%) VirtualBox
12 15 (32.61%) RSpec
12 15 (32.61%) Vagrant
13 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
13 13 (28.26%) Web Development

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (39.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 30 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (41.30%) Amazon S3
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.35%) Google App Engine
5 2 (4.35%) Route 53
5 2 (4.35%) GitHub
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Internet
2 6 (13.04%) SSL
3 5 (10.87%) Network Security
3 5 (10.87%) DSL
3 5 (10.87%) Firewall
4 3 (6.52%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (13.04%) Hazelcast
3 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (63.04%) Jenkins
2 21 (45.65%) Mockito
2 21 (45.65%) JUnit
3 20 (43.48%) Maven
4 18 (39.13%) Selenium
4 18 (39.13%) Cucumber
5 15 (32.61%) RSpec
6 7 (15.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.52%) DbUnit
8 3 (6.52%) jMock
9 2 (4.35%) Gradle
9 2 (4.35%) Ant
10 1 (2.17%) JIRA
10 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.17%) JMeter
10 1 (2.17%) NUnit
10 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Junior
6 1 (2.17%) Business Developer
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.17%) VBA Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Excel Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) Web Services
2 21 (45.65%) Spring
3 18 (39.13%) JPA
3 18 (39.13%) Spring MVC
4 16 (34.78%) Hibernate
5 15 (32.61%) RESTful
6 12 (26.09%) CSS
6 12 (26.09%) Ajax
7 11 (23.91%) JSON
8 6 (13.04%) PostGIS
8 6 (13.04%) JTS
9 5 (10.87%) SOAP
10 3 (6.52%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (6.52%) Apache CXF
10 3 (6.52%) Apache Camel
10 3 (6.52%) PowerMock
11 2 (4.35%) .NET
12 1 (2.17%) HTML
12 1 (2.17%) XML
12 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Open Source
2 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 9 (19.57%) UNIX
4 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
4 7 (15.22%) CentOS
5 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) Scrum
3 23 (50.00%) TDD
4 21 (45.65%) BDD
5 19 (41.30%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (41.30%) Kanban
5 19 (41.30%) MVC
6 13 (28.26%) Web Development
7 12 (26.09%) DevOps
8 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
8 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Data Transformation
9 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.17%) Android Development
10 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.17%) Microservices
10 1 (2.17%) MVVM
10 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) Ruby
4 10 (21.74%) Python
5 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
6 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
6 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.87%) SQL
8 2 (4.35%) C#
9 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) VirtualBox
2 10 (21.74%) Docker
3 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.52%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) vCloud
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (69.57%) Puppet
2 15 (32.61%) Vagrant
3 3 (6.52%) Hyperic
3 3 (6.52%) logstash
3 3 (6.52%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) VMware
2 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Tripwire
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat