The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 130 146 136
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 15 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.12% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.08% 2.65% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% +7.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.69% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
295 151 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.67% 4.71% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 107 112
Median daily rate £450 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Median hourly rate £32.75 £11.25 £103.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.11% -89.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £10.25 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.25 £172.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Amazon EC2
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the South West region.

Amazon EC2 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +6 9 £450 -
Gloucestershire +1 4 £431 +14.23% 3
Wiltshire -7 1 £338 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 26 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (78.57%) MVC
3 16 (57.14%) SQL
4 15 (53.57%) Finance
5 14 (50.00%) Java
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
6 13 (46.43%) Spring
6 13 (46.43%) Maven
6 13 (46.43%) Spring MVC
7 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (42.86%) XML
8 11 (39.29%) SAP
8 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
8 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (39.29%) TDD
8 11 (39.29%) Programme Management
8 11 (39.29%) Manufacturing
8 11 (39.29%) Electronics
8 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
8 11 (39.29%) JSON
8 11 (39.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (39.29%) Marketing
8 11 (39.29%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (39.29%) Integration Testing
8 11 (39.29%) Mule
8 11 (39.29%) JPA
8 11 (39.29%) BDD
8 11 (39.29%) Apache Camel
8 11 (39.29%) Virtual Private Cloud

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (39.29%) Mule
2 9 (32.14%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (32.14%) Mule ESB
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (39.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (39.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (35.71%) Amazon S3
5 6 (21.43%) GitHub
6 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 4 (14.29%) LAN
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
1 4 (14.29%) SSL
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
1 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 9 (32.14%) Hadoop
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Maven
2 10 (35.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (32.14%) TeamCity
4 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Mockito
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Electronics
2 11 (39.29%) Manufacturing
2 11 (39.29%) Marketing
2 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Integration Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) AWS Developer
5 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (10.71%) ERP Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
1 13 (46.43%) Spring
1 13 (46.43%) Spring MVC
2 12 (42.86%) XML
3 11 (39.29%) Apache Camel
3 11 (39.29%) JPA
3 11 (39.29%) JSON
4 9 (32.14%) .NET
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (32.14%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (32.14%) Spring Integration
5 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (21.43%) Ember.js
5 6 (21.43%) Node.js
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (10.71%) CSS
7 3 (10.71%) HTML
7 3 (10.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Public Cloud
2 6 (21.43%) Blog
2 6 (21.43%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) MVC
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) BDD
3 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (39.29%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (39.29%) Integration Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Programme Management
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
4 10 (35.71%) DevOps
4 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 9 (32.14%) High Availability
5 9 (32.14%) Microservices
6 7 (25.00%) Kanban
6 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (21.43%) CQRS
8 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (35.71%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) Ruby
5 6 (21.43%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCNA
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) SAP
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft