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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England / South West
Rank 117 138 135
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 11 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.72% 5.03% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Median daily rate £415 £380 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £380 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
233 159 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.08% 5.34% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 126 74
Median daily rate £415 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +76.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £18.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £18.50 £10.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 £488 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £415 - 4
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 23 (92.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (76.00%) MVC
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (64.00%) NoSQL
3 16 (64.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 15 (60.00%) Ruby
4 15 (60.00%) DevOps
5 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (52.00%) Amazon S3
7 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (48.00%) BDD
7 12 (48.00%) C#
7 12 (48.00%) Java
7 12 (48.00%) .NET
7 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
7 12 (48.00%) TDD
8 11 (44.00%) SQL
8 11 (44.00%) High Availability
9 10 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (40.00%) Node.js
9 10 (40.00%) CQRS
9 10 (40.00%) Ember.js
9 10 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (40.00%) Scala
9 10 (40.00%) Hadoop

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 10 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (20.00%) Mule
2 5 (20.00%) Mule ESB
3 4 (16.00%) Confluence
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (92.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (52.00%) Amazon S3
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (36.00%) GitHub
6 6 (24.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (20.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
1 5 (20.00%) SSL
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 16 (64.00%) NoSQL
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (24.00%) MySQL
3 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (8.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 10 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (24.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (24.00%) Maven
3 4 (16.00%) Artifactory
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) SonarQube
3 4 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (16.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Mockito
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Electronics
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
1 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) AWS Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Integration Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Azure Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (40.00%) Ember.js
3 10 (40.00%) Node.js
3 10 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (28.00%) Spring
4 7 (28.00%) Spring MVC
5 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) Apache Camel
6 5 (20.00%) ELK Stack
6 5 (20.00%) JPA
6 5 (20.00%) JSON
6 5 (20.00%) Spring Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Public Cloud
1 10 (40.00%) User Experience
2 9 (36.00%) Blog
3 2 (8.00%) CESG
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) CentOS
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.00%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) MVC
2 15 (60.00%) DevOps
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) BDD
4 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (48.00%) TDD
5 11 (44.00%) High Availability
6 10 (40.00%) CQRS
6 10 (40.00%) Kanban
6 10 (40.00%) Microservices
6 10 (40.00%) Scrum
7 9 (36.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Ruby
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) C#
3 12 (48.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) SQL
5 10 (40.00%) Scala
6 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (20.00%) Python
7 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Docker
2 4 (16.00%) LXC
2 4 (16.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (20.00%) Ansible
2 5 (20.00%) Nagios
2 5 (20.00%) OSSEC
3 4 (16.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) New Relic
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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