The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 441 492 488
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -4
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 209 179 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.49% 5.13% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 124 76
Median daily rate £488 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
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 across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5982 3487 2577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.31% 6.01% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4117 2331 1653
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 57 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.75 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.48% -0.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £36.92 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-28.50% +28.20%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the UK.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon EC2
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the UK.

Amazon EC2 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
England +67 207 £488 +2.63% 41
London +84 138 £500 +11.11% 16
South East +36 23 £483 +33.10% 7
South West +29 19 £450 -5.26% 7
City of London +21 14 £475 +17.28% 4
Bristol +13 13 £450 - 1
Surrey +20 11 £475 +46.15% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £500 - 1
Oxford - 8 £500 - 1
North West +5 7 £548 +15.26% 5
Lincolnshire - 7 £400 -
East Midlands - 7 £400 -
Lincoln - 6 £388 -
Manchester -9 4 £548 +15.26% 4
West Midlands -16 4 £415 - 1
North East -35 4 £515 +3.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -39 4 £515 +3.00%
Tyne and Wear -39 4 £515 +3.00%
Scotland +17 2 £425 +7.93% 1
Glasgow +12 2 £425 +24.54%
Merseyside +7 2 £548 +46.00% 1
Cheshire +6 2 £425 -15.00%
Staines -1 2 £475 -
East of England -8 2 - - 4
Yorkshire -14 2 £388 -23.11% 1
Reigate - 2 £475 -
Redhill - 2 £475 -
Coventry - 2 £350 -
Chester - 2 £425 -
Shropshire - 2 £415 -

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 389 (93.96%) Amazon AWS
2 261 (63.04%) DevOps
3 230 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (48.07%) Linux
5 186 (44.93%) Amazon S3
6 179 (43.24%) Java
7 140 (33.82%) Amazon RDS
8 133 (32.13%) JavaScript
9 130 (31.40%) Python
9 130 (31.40%) Ruby
10 129 (31.16%) TDD
11 125 (30.19%) Jenkins
12 123 (29.71%) Puppet
13 122 (29.47%) Docker
14 120 (28.99%) Opscode Chef
15 110 (26.57%) AWS CloudFormation
16 109 (26.33%) Ansible
17 104 (25.12%) Microsoft Azure
18 101 (24.40%) Continuous Integration
19 99 (23.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 83 (20.05%) NoSQL
21 79 (19.08%) Elasticsearch
22 78 (18.84%) Git (software)
23 76 (18.36%) BDD
24 75 (18.12%) Microservices
25 73 (17.63%) .NET
26 72 (17.39%) TeamCity
27 71 (17.15%) Scrum
28 67 (16.18%) MVC
28 67 (16.18%) Open Source

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills 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 79 (19.08%) Elasticsearch
2 61 (14.73%) Apache
3 53 (12.80%) Tomcat
4 37 (8.94%) WebLogic
5 31 (7.49%) WebSphere
6 29 (7.00%) nginx
7 24 (5.80%) IIS
8 21 (5.07%) Jetty
9 16 (3.86%) Confluence
10 15 (3.62%) Mongrel
11 12 (2.90%) WordPress
12 11 (2.66%) Apache Spark
12 11 (2.66%) CMS
13 10 (2.42%) WebLogic Portal
14 8 (1.93%) Apache Solr
15 7 (1.69%) Mule
15 7 (1.69%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.97%) JBoss
16 4 (0.97%) Mule ESB
17 3 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 389 (93.96%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (44.93%) Amazon S3
3 110 (26.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 104 (25.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 63 (15.22%) Route 53
6 62 (14.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 58 (14.01%) Amazon ELB
8 51 (12.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 48 (11.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 44 (10.63%) Amazon SQS
11 43 (10.39%) Google App Engine
12 40 (9.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 39 (9.42%) GitHub
14 35 (8.45%) AWS Lambda
14 35 (8.45%) CloudFront
15 31 (7.49%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 17 (4.11%) Amazon Kinesis
18 9 (2.17%) PaaS
18 9 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.76%) HTTP
2 27 (6.52%) DNS
3 24 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 22 (5.31%) Firewall
4 22 (5.31%) SSL
5 20 (4.83%) DHCP
6 15 (3.62%) FTP
6 15 (3.62%) IPsec
6 15 (3.62%) VPN
7 7 (1.69%) LDAP
8 6 (1.45%) Internet
9 5 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.21%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.21%) LAN
9 5 (1.21%) WAN
10 3 (0.72%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.72%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.72%) SAN
10 3 (0.72%) VLAN
10 3 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (33.82%) Amazon RDS
2 99 (23.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 83 (20.05%) NoSQL
4 63 (15.22%) MySQL
5 57 (13.77%) Hadoop
6 55 (13.29%) SQL Server
7 41 (9.90%) MongoDB
8 36 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (4.11%) Redis
11 13 (3.14%) Big Data
12 10 (2.42%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.17%) Neo4j
13 9 (2.17%) SimpleDB
14 8 (1.93%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (1.45%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.45%) HBase
16 3 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
16 3 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 125 (30.19%) Jenkins
2 78 (18.84%) Git (software)
3 72 (17.39%) TeamCity
4 45 (10.87%) Octopus Deploy
5 37 (8.94%) Maven
6 35 (8.45%) Travis CI
7 34 (8.21%) Subversion
8 28 (6.76%) JIRA
8 28 (6.76%) Vagrant
9 24 (5.80%) JUnit
10 21 (5.07%) Selenium
11 20 (4.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (4.59%) Mockito
13 15 (3.62%) Gradle
13 15 (3.62%) RSpec
14 13 (3.14%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.69%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.69%) Hudson
16 5 (1.21%) GoCD
16 5 (1.21%) SonarQube
General
1 59 (14.25%) Finance
2 13 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.66%) Publishing
4 10 (2.42%) Retail
5 9 (2.17%) Marketing
6 8 (1.93%) Electronics
6 8 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.97%) Advertising
7 4 (0.97%) Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 149 (35.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 140 (33.82%) Developer
3 67 (16.18%) Java Developer
4 62 (14.98%) AWS Engineer
5 52 (12.56%) AWS DevOps
6 45 (10.87%) AWS Developer
7 30 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 27 (6.52%) Cloud Developer
9 26 (6.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 24 (5.80%) Senior DevOps
10 24 (5.80%) Software Engineer
11 22 (5.31%) Senior Developer
12 21 (5.07%) .NET Developer
12 21 (5.07%) Java Engineer
12 21 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
13 19 (4.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 18 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (4.35%) C# Developer
14 18 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 17 (4.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (17.63%) .NET
2 64 (15.46%) Web Services
3 51 (12.32%) Node.js
4 50 (12.08%) HTML
5 48 (11.59%) RabbitMQ
6 44 (10.63%) ASP.NET
7 41 (9.90%) Spring
8 40 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (9.18%) HTML5
10 36 (8.70%) AngularJS
10 36 (8.70%) CSS
11 32 (7.73%) J2EE
12 28 (6.76%) ELK Stack
12 28 (6.76%) REST
13 25 (6.04%) LAMP
13 25 (6.04%) XML
14 24 (5.80%) Ember.js
15 23 (5.56%) jQuery
16 22 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (5.07%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.01%) Public Cloud
2 26 (6.28%) User Experience
3 21 (5.07%) Blog
4 9 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.45%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.21%) Clustering
7 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.97%) Wiki
8 3 (0.72%) Fintech
8 3 (0.72%) MPEG
8 3 (0.72%) Replication
8 3 (0.72%) Tandem
8 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.48%) Derivative
9 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.48%) PKI
9 2 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 199 (48.07%) Linux
2 48 (11.59%) Windows
3 46 (11.11%) Unix
4 26 (6.28%) CentOS
5 18 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 17 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.42%) Android
9 9 (2.17%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.93%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.45%) Windows Server
11 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.97%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.97%) Debian
13 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.48%) Fedora
14 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (63.04%) DevOps
2 230 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (31.16%) TDD
4 101 (24.40%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (18.36%) BDD
6 75 (18.12%) Microservices
7 71 (17.15%) Scrum
8 67 (16.18%) MVC
8 67 (16.18%) Open Source
9 66 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 65 (15.70%) High Availability
11 64 (15.46%) E-Commerce
12 61 (14.73%) Configuration Management
13 55 (13.29%) Migration
14 47 (11.35%) Kanban
15 43 (10.39%) Load Balancing
16 40 (9.66%) Software Engineering
17 28 (6.76%) Web Operations
18 26 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
19 23 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 179 (43.24%) Java
2 133 (32.13%) JavaScript
3 130 (31.40%) Python
3 130 (31.40%) Ruby
4 58 (14.01%) PHP
4 58 (14.01%) Scala
5 55 (13.29%) C#
6 44 (10.63%) Perl
7 40 (9.66%) Bash Shell
8 35 (8.45%) SQL
9 27 (6.52%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.90%) Go
11 11 (2.66%) Clojure
12 8 (1.93%) C++
12 8 (1.93%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.21%) C
15 4 (0.97%) Groovy
16 3 (0.72%) Erlang
16 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (6.04%) Degree
2 21 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.69%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.21%) CCNA
6 5 (1.21%) MCSA
6 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.72%) MCSE
9 2 (0.48%) CCNP
9 2 (0.48%) CISSP
9 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.24%) CCIE
10 1 (0.24%) CCSE
10 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) ISEB
10 1 (0.24%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.25%) QA
2 5 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (29.47%) Docker
2 39 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.83%) vSphere
3 20 (4.83%) Xen
4 14 (3.38%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.90%) Active Directory
6 11 (2.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.72%) Dovecot
8 3 (0.72%) NFS
8 3 (0.72%) SpamAssassin
8 3 (0.72%) Squid
9 2 (0.48%) HDFS
9 2 (0.48%) Varnish
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.24%) Gluster
10 1 (0.24%) Postfix
10 1 (0.24%) vCloud
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 123 (29.71%) Puppet
2 120 (28.99%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (26.33%) Ansible
4 37 (8.94%) Kubernetes
5 33 (7.97%) Terraform
6 24 (5.80%) Mesos
7 19 (4.59%) logstash
8 16 (3.86%) Kibana
9 11 (2.66%) Fluentd
10 9 (2.17%) Marathon
11 8 (1.93%) Piwik
12 3 (0.72%) Nessus
12 3 (0.72%) Oozie
12 3 (0.72%) Packer
12 3 (0.72%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.48%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.48%) Nagios
13 2 (0.48%) Salt
14 1 (0.24%) Graphite
14 1 (0.24%) Icinga
Vendors
1 45 (10.87%) Google
2 42 (10.14%) VMware
3 31 (7.49%) SaltStack
4 28 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 22 (5.31%) Rackspace
6 19 (4.59%) Atlassian
6 19 (4.59%) Oracle
7 17 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.66%) Adobe
8 11 (2.66%) webMethods
9 8 (1.93%) RedDot
9 8 (1.93%) SAP
10 6 (1.45%) Splunk
11 5 (1.21%) Citrix
11 5 (1.21%) IBM
11 5 (1.21%) Juniper
12 4 (0.97%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.97%) HP
12 4 (0.97%) New Relic
12 4 (0.97%) Zend
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