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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 244 234 226
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 7 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.57% 4.81% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Average daily rate
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£569 £410 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.71% +118.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £388 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £450 £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £394 £275
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +43.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
447 291 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.94% 3.24% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 165 133
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 5
Average hourly rate £28.00 £8.68 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.58% -75.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.03 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.29%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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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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 +1 4 £388 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £750 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (76.67%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (73.33%) Puppet
3 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
5 16 (53.33%) Linux
6 15 (50.00%) Web Services
7 14 (46.67%) Windows
8 12 (40.00%) UNIX
8 12 (40.00%) Python
8 12 (40.00%) Configuration Management
8 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
9 11 (36.67%) Ruby
9 11 (36.67%) Scrum
9 11 (36.67%) TDD
9 11 (36.67%) Java
10 10 (33.33%) Mac OS X
10 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
10 10 (33.33%) MVC
10 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (33.33%) Kanban
10 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (33.33%) BDD
11 9 (30.00%) Mockito
11 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
11 9 (30.00%) JPA
11 9 (30.00%) Spring MVC
11 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (30.00%) Selenium
11 9 (30.00%) Hibernate
11 9 (30.00%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
2 2 (6.67%) SAS
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (76.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
3 7 (23.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (23.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (6.67%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (6.67%) Route 53
7 2 (6.67%) GitHub
7 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) SSH
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) DSL
3 1 (3.33%) PPTP
3 1 (3.33%) PPP
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (13.33%) Hazelcast
3 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) Sqoop
4 2 (6.67%) Triplestore
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.67%) HBase
4 2 (6.67%) Mahout
4 2 (6.67%) Big Data
4 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (30.00%) Mockito
3 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (30.00%) Selenium
3 9 (30.00%) Maven
3 9 (30.00%) JUnit
4 5 (16.67%) RSpec
General
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Excel Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) VBA Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (30.00%) JPA
2 9 (30.00%) Spring MVC
2 9 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (30.00%) Spring
3 6 (20.00%) RESTful
3 6 (20.00%) JSON
3 6 (20.00%) Ajax
3 6 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (13.33%) PostGIS
4 4 (13.33%) JTS
5 2 (6.67%) MLlib
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) DTV
2 1 (3.33%) Blog
2 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.33%) Xbox
2 1 (3.33%) PlayStation
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) UNIX
4 10 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) MVC
4 10 (33.33%) Kanban
4 10 (33.33%) BDD
5 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (23.33%) Web Development
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.67%) Data Transformation
9 2 (6.67%) Auto-Scaling
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.67%) MapReduce
9 2 (6.67%) ETL
10 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Python
1 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (36.67%) Ruby
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.67%) R
7 2 (6.67%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) VBA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VirtualBox
2 4 (13.33%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Flume
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (73.33%) Puppet
2 7 (23.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Vertica
1 2 (6.67%) Greenplum
1 2 (6.67%) Netezza
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
1 2 (6.67%) VMware
1 2 (6.67%) Teradata
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Twitter