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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 227 228 214
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 28 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.059% 0.039%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.91% 1.96% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
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£413 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+42.50% +9.09%
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
354 255 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.83% 3.03% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 143 108
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £45.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +4 23 £413 +30.95% 1
Berkshire - 3 £456 -
Surrey -2 2 £400 +33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (68.09%) Jenkins
3 31 (65.96%) Java
4 30 (63.83%) Puppet
5 29 (61.70%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (59.57%) Web Services
6 28 (59.57%) Scrum
7 25 (53.19%) TDD
8 24 (51.06%) Spring
8 24 (51.06%) Maven
8 24 (51.06%) JUnit
8 24 (51.06%) Mockito
8 24 (51.06%) BDD
9 22 (46.81%) Amazon S3
9 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (46.81%) MVC
10 21 (44.68%) Linux
10 21 (44.68%) Spring MVC
10 21 (44.68%) Selenium
10 21 (44.68%) JPA
10 21 (44.68%) Vagrant
10 21 (44.68%) Cucumber
11 19 (40.43%) VirtualBox
11 19 (40.43%) Kanban
11 19 (40.43%) Tomcat
11 19 (40.43%) Hibernate
12 18 (38.30%) RSpec
13 16 (34.04%) RESTful
13 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
14 15 (31.91%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (40.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 29 (61.70%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (46.81%) Amazon S3
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.26%) Google App Engine
5 2 (4.26%) Route 53
5 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Internet
2 7 (14.89%) SSL
3 5 (10.64%) DSL
3 5 (10.64%) Firewall
3 5 (10.64%) Network Security
4 3 (6.38%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (12.77%) Hazelcast
2 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (68.09%) Jenkins
2 24 (51.06%) JUnit
2 24 (51.06%) Maven
2 24 (51.06%) Mockito
3 21 (44.68%) Cucumber
3 21 (44.68%) Selenium
4 18 (38.30%) RSpec
5 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.38%) jMock
7 3 (6.38%) DbUnit
8 2 (4.26%) Gradle
8 2 (4.26%) JIRA
8 2 (4.26%) Ant
8 2 (4.26%) Subversion
8 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.26%) JMeter
9 1 (2.13%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Android Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Junior
6 1 (2.13%) Business Developer
6 1 (2.13%) VBA Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Excel Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) Web Services
2 24 (51.06%) Spring
3 21 (44.68%) Spring MVC
3 21 (44.68%) JPA
4 19 (40.43%) Hibernate
5 16 (34.04%) RESTful
6 15 (31.91%) Ajax
6 15 (31.91%) CSS
7 14 (29.79%) JSON
8 6 (12.77%) JTS
8 6 (12.77%) PostGIS
9 3 (6.38%) Apache Camel
9 3 (6.38%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (6.38%) SOAP
9 3 (6.38%) PowerMock
9 3 (6.38%) Apache CXF
10 2 (4.26%) Android SDK
11 1 (2.13%) LINQ
11 1 (2.13%) Django
11 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) CentOS
3 9 (19.15%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) UNIX
4 4 (8.51%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (59.57%) Scrum
3 25 (53.19%) TDD
4 24 (51.06%) BDD
5 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (46.81%) MVC
6 19 (40.43%) Kanban
7 13 (27.66%) DevOps
7 13 (27.66%) Web Development
8 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.26%) OOP
10 2 (4.26%) OO
10 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.26%) Load Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Android Development
11 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) Ruby
4 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.64%) Python
6 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.51%) SQL
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) VirtualBox
2 13 (27.66%) Docker
3 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.51%) vCloud
5 3 (6.38%) vSphere
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (63.83%) Puppet
2 21 (44.68%) Vagrant
3 3 (6.38%) Hyperic
3 3 (6.38%) logstash
3 3 (6.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) VMware
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.26%) Tripwire
4 2 (4.26%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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