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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 235 223 237
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 23 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.059% 0.024%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.71% 1.67% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+44.58% -5.51%
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 South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
343 300 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.49% 3.52% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 173 108
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 £253 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Average hourly rate £9.75 £30.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.76% +68.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.71 £18.45 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £42.05 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
Hampshire -4 16 £400 +26.98% 2
Berkshire - 3 £456 -
Surrey -5 2 £400 +33.33%
Oxfordshire -18 1 £425 +77.08% 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 2
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 30 (69.77%) Java
2 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (67.44%) Jenkins
3 28 (65.12%) Puppet
4 27 (62.79%) Web Services
5 26 (60.47%) Scrum
5 26 (60.47%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (55.81%) Amazon S3
7 22 (51.16%) Vagrant
7 22 (51.16%) TDD
8 21 (48.84%) Spring
8 21 (48.84%) Maven
8 21 (48.84%) Mockito
9 20 (46.51%) BDD
9 20 (46.51%) JUnit
10 19 (44.19%) MVC
10 19 (44.19%) RSpec
10 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (41.86%) JPA
11 18 (41.86%) Cucumber
11 18 (41.86%) VirtualBox
11 18 (41.86%) Spring MVC
11 18 (41.86%) Selenium
11 18 (41.86%) Linux
12 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
12 16 (37.21%) Hibernate
12 16 (37.21%) DevOps
12 16 (37.21%) RESTful
13 15 (34.88%) Kanban
14 14 (32.56%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 26 (60.47%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (55.81%) Amazon S3
3 7 (16.28%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.98%) Google App Engine
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Internet
2 7 (16.28%) SSL
3 5 (11.63%) DSL
3 5 (11.63%) Firewall
3 5 (11.63%) Network Security
4 3 (6.98%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.30%) Hazelcast
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (67.44%) Jenkins
2 21 (48.84%) Mockito
2 21 (48.84%) Maven
3 20 (46.51%) JUnit
4 19 (44.19%) RSpec
5 18 (41.86%) Selenium
5 18 (41.86%) Cucumber
6 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.98%) Gradle
7 3 (6.98%) jMock
7 3 (6.98%) DbUnit
7 3 (6.98%) Ant
8 2 (4.65%) Subversion
8 2 (4.65%) JIRA
8 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.65%) JMeter
9 1 (2.33%) NUnit
9 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.33%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (30.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Junior
7 1 (2.33%) Business Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (62.79%) Web Services
2 21 (48.84%) Spring
3 18 (41.86%) JPA
3 18 (41.86%) Spring MVC
4 16 (37.21%) Hibernate
4 16 (37.21%) RESTful
5 13 (30.23%) CSS
5 13 (30.23%) Ajax
6 12 (27.91%) JSON
7 5 (11.63%) JTS
7 5 (11.63%) PostGIS
8 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
8 3 (6.98%) PowerMock
8 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (6.98%) SOAP
8 3 (6.98%) Apache CXF
9 2 (4.65%) Android SDK
10 1 (2.33%) LINQ
10 1 (2.33%) Django
10 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.33%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) CentOS
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) UNIX
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Scrum
3 22 (51.16%) TDD
4 20 (46.51%) BDD
5 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (44.19%) MVC
6 16 (37.21%) DevOps
7 15 (34.88%) Kanban
8 10 (23.26%) Web Development
9 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
12 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
12 2 (4.65%) Load Testing
12 2 (4.65%) OOP
12 2 (4.65%) OO
12 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.65%) Android Development
13 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) Ruby
4 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.65%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) VirtualBox
2 12 (27.91%) Docker
3 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (16.28%) vCloud
5 3 (6.98%) vSphere
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (65.12%) Puppet
2 22 (51.16%) Vagrant
3 3 (6.98%) Hyperic
3 3 (6.98%) logstash
3 3 (6.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) VMware
2 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.63%) EMC
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.98%) Google
6 2 (4.65%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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