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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 259 227 228
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 10 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.31% 5.71% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 1
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£425 £399 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% +13.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.62% +45.45%
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
433 280 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.35% 3.00% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 164 142
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £220 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 7 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £9.09 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.02% -35.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.03 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.50 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -12.90%

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 5 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 5 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 -13 4 - - 2
Berkshire - 4 £588 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 28 (75.68%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (72.97%) Puppet
3 25 (67.57%) Jenkins
4 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (59.46%) Web Services
6 19 (51.35%) Scrum
7 17 (45.95%) TDD
7 17 (45.95%) Java
7 17 (45.95%) Linux
8 16 (43.24%) JUnit
8 16 (43.24%) Spring
8 16 (43.24%) Maven
8 16 (43.24%) BDD
8 16 (43.24%) Mockito
8 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (43.24%) Kanban
9 13 (35.14%) JPA
9 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
9 13 (35.14%) Spring MVC
9 13 (35.14%) Selenium
9 13 (35.14%) Hibernate
9 13 (35.14%) MVC
9 13 (35.14%) Windows
10 12 (32.43%) Ruby
11 11 (29.73%) UNIX
11 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
11 11 (29.73%) Python
11 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
11 11 (29.73%) VirtualBox
11 11 (29.73%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) SAS
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 28 (75.68%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (29.73%) Amazon S3
2 11 (29.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 11 (29.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (24.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (13.51%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (10.81%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (5.41%) Route 53
6 2 (5.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) SSL
2 3 (8.11%) DSL
3 2 (5.41%) SSH
4 1 (2.70%) PPTP
4 1 (2.70%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (13.51%) Hazelcast
3 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (5.41%) Triplestore
4 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.41%) DB2
4 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.41%) HBase
4 2 (5.41%) Mahout
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) Sqoop
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (67.57%) Jenkins
2 16 (43.24%) JUnit
2 16 (43.24%) Maven
2 16 (43.24%) Mockito
3 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
3 13 (35.14%) Selenium
4 9 (24.32%) RSpec
4 9 (24.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) DbUnit
5 3 (8.11%) jMock
5 3 (8.11%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (2.70%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) VBA Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) Web Services
2 16 (43.24%) Spring
3 13 (35.14%) JPA
3 13 (35.14%) Spring MVC
3 13 (35.14%) Hibernate
4 11 (29.73%) RESTful
5 8 (21.62%) CSS
5 8 (21.62%) Ajax
5 8 (21.62%) JSON
6 5 (13.51%) JTS
6 5 (13.51%) SOAP
6 5 (13.51%) PostGIS
7 3 (8.11%) PowerMock
7 3 (8.11%) Apache CXF
7 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (8.11%) Apache Camel
8 2 (5.41%) MLlib
9 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.70%) REST
9 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) UNIX
4 9 (24.32%) Mac OS X
5 3 (8.11%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
4 16 (43.24%) BDD
4 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (43.24%) Kanban
5 13 (35.14%) MVC
6 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
7 8 (21.62%) Web Development
8 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (16.22%) DevOps
9 2 (5.41%) Data Transformation
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.41%) Auto-Scaling
9 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.41%) ETL
9 2 (5.41%) MapReduce
10 1 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.70%) MVVM
10 1 (2.70%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) Ruby
3 11 (29.73%) Python
3 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
4 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
4 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) R
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) VirtualBox
2 6 (16.22%) Docker
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Flume
6 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (72.97%) Puppet
2 11 (29.73%) Vagrant
3 3 (8.11%) ZABBIX
3 3 (8.11%) logstash
3 3 (8.11%) Hyperic
4 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Netezza
2 2 (5.41%) Teradata
2 2 (5.41%) Greenplum
2 2 (5.41%) Vertica