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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 368 469 452
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -17
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 273 176 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.48% 4.58% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 135 106
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £339 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
6090 3845 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.22% 6.94% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 2652 1770
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 56 59
Median hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £77.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +115 261 £500 +5.26% 49
London +123 213 £515 +8.42% 30
City of London +15 22 £494 +14.29% 2
North West +4 19 £450 +20.00% 5
Manchester +5 11 £375 -21.05% 3
South West +17 10 £450 - 5
Edinburgh +24 7 £425 - 1
Scotland +19 7 £425 - 2
Cheshire +18 7 £600 +50.00% 1
South East +22 5 £475 +18.75% 5
Wiltshire +2 5 £500 +42.85%
Croydon - 5 £551 -
Oxfordshire -1 4 £500 +53.84% 1
West Midlands -16 4 £450 +80.00% 2
North East -35 4 £520 +30.00%
Tyne and Wear -37 4 £520 +30.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 4 £520 +30.00%
Oxford - 4 £500 - 1
Swindon - 4 £500 -
Macclesfield - 4 £600 - 1
East of England -9 3 £413 -18.31% 1
Birmingham - 3 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £415 - 4
East Midlands -1 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £475 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £548 -
Surrey +15 1 £450 -12.19% 1
Essex +7 1 £413 -10.81%
Yorkshire +5 1 £450 -15.57%
Cambridge -5 1 - - 1

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 446 (93.31%) Amazon AWS
2 299 (62.55%) DevOps
3 274 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
4 250 (52.30%) Amazon S3
5 238 (49.79%) Linux
6 196 (41.00%) Java
7 193 (40.38%) Docker
8 183 (38.28%) Amazon RDS
9 176 (36.82%) Python
10 161 (33.68%) Jenkins
11 157 (32.85%) Opscode Chef
12 154 (32.22%) Puppet
13 147 (30.75%) Ruby
14 135 (28.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 124 (25.94%) Continuous Integration
16 122 (25.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 122 (25.52%) Ansible
17 119 (24.90%) TDD
18 113 (23.64%) JavaScript
19 106 (22.18%) Elasticsearch
20 101 (21.13%) Web Services
20 101 (21.13%) Microsoft Azure
21 98 (20.50%) Git (software)
22 96 (20.08%) High Availability
23 95 (19.87%) Microservices
24 93 (19.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
25 92 (19.25%) Route 53
26 91 (19.04%) Scrum
27 87 (18.20%) Bash Shell
28 82 (17.15%) Amazon ELB

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
1 106 (22.18%) Elasticsearch
2 66 (13.81%) Apache
3 62 (12.97%) Tomcat
4 52 (10.88%) nginx
5 32 (6.69%) Confluence
6 30 (6.28%) WebLogic
7 27 (5.65%) Apache Spark
7 27 (5.65%) IIS
8 26 (5.44%) WebSphere
9 13 (2.72%) Jetty
10 10 (2.09%) Mongrel
11 8 (1.67%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.67%) CMS
11 8 (1.67%) JBoss
11 8 (1.67%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.26%) Mule
13 5 (1.05%) WordPress
14 4 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.63%) Mule ESB
15 3 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) SPSS
3 1 (0.21%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.21%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 446 (93.31%) Amazon AWS
2 250 (52.30%) Amazon S3
3 135 (28.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 122 (25.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 101 (21.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 92 (19.25%) Route 53
7 82 (17.15%) Amazon ELB
8 59 (12.34%) Amazon SQS
9 56 (11.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 45 (9.41%) CloudFront
11 44 (9.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 42 (8.79%) AWS Lambda
13 39 (8.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 34 (7.11%) GitHub
15 31 (6.49%) Amazon EMR
16 28 (5.86%) AWS CloudTrail
17 24 (5.02%) Amazon Kinesis
18 23 (4.81%) Google Cloud Platform
19 21 (4.39%) PaaS
20 20 (4.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.58%) VPN
2 31 (6.49%) Firewall
2 31 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 30 (6.28%) HTTP
4 27 (5.65%) SSL
5 24 (5.02%) DNS
6 15 (3.14%) DHCP
7 12 (2.51%) IPsec
7 12 (2.51%) Kerberos
8 11 (2.30%) LDAP
9 10 (2.09%) FTP
10 7 (1.46%) Internet
11 5 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.63%) VoIP
14 2 (0.42%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.42%) LAN
14 2 (0.42%) WAN
15 1 (0.21%) AMQP
15 1 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (38.28%) Amazon RDS
2 93 (19.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 80 (16.74%) NoSQL
4 66 (13.81%) SQL Server
5 56 (11.72%) Hadoop
6 55 (11.51%) MySQL
7 46 (9.62%) MongoDB
8 30 (6.28%) Big Data
9 28 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (4.81%) Relational Database
11 19 (3.97%) Redis
12 17 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (1.88%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.46%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.46%) HBase
15 7 (1.46%) Neo4j
16 5 (1.05%) SimpleDB
17 3 (0.63%) Impala
18 2 (0.42%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 161 (33.68%) Jenkins
2 98 (20.50%) Git (software)
3 60 (12.55%) TeamCity
4 50 (10.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 45 (9.41%) Subversion
6 41 (8.58%) JIRA
7 39 (8.16%) Maven
8 30 (6.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (5.23%) Vagrant
10 20 (4.18%) JUnit
10 20 (4.18%) Travis CI
11 17 (3.56%) Mockito
12 15 (3.14%) Selenium
13 13 (2.72%) Cucumber
14 12 (2.51%) Gradle
14 12 (2.51%) RSpec
15 11 (2.30%) Artifactory
16 9 (1.88%) SonarQube
17 8 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
18 7 (1.46%) Bitbucket
General
1 66 (13.81%) Finance
2 12 (2.51%) Games
2 12 (2.51%) Retail
3 11 (2.30%) Publishing
4 10 (2.09%) Marketing
5 9 (1.88%) Electronics
5 9 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.46%) Banking
6 7 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.05%) Advertising
8 3 (0.63%) Law
8 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 163 (34.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 120 (25.10%) Developer
3 99 (20.71%) AWS Engineer
4 97 (20.29%) AWS DevOps
5 60 (12.55%) Java Developer
6 42 (8.79%) AWS Developer
7 41 (8.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 32 (6.69%) Linux Engineer
9 28 (5.86%) .NET Developer
9 28 (5.86%) Senior DevOps
10 27 (5.65%) Administrator
10 27 (5.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 26 (5.44%) Software Engineer
11 26 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (5.23%) Architect
13 23 (4.81%) Cloud Developer
14 21 (4.39%) C# Developer
15 20 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
15 20 (4.18%) Java Engineer
16 19 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (21.13%) Web Services
2 74 (15.48%) .NET
3 53 (11.09%) Node.js
4 52 (10.88%) ELK Stack
5 49 (10.25%) RabbitMQ
6 48 (10.04%) ASP.NET
7 45 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (9.00%) Spring
9 42 (8.79%) REST
10 41 (8.58%) HTML
11 37 (7.74%) AngularJS
12 27 (5.65%) JSON
13 26 (5.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (5.23%) CSS
14 25 (5.23%) Django
14 25 (5.23%) J2EE
14 25 (5.23%) RESTful
15 24 (5.02%) boto
15 24 (5.02%) XML
16 23 (4.81%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.69%) Public Cloud
2 26 (5.44%) User Experience
3 21 (4.39%) Blog
4 10 (2.09%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.46%) PKI
8 6 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.05%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.05%) Clustering
9 5 (1.05%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.05%) Replication
9 5 (1.05%) Wiki
10 4 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.84%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.63%) Tandem
11 3 (0.63%) W3C
12 2 (0.42%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 238 (49.79%) Linux
2 55 (11.51%) CentOS
3 49 (10.25%) Windows
4 44 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (7.53%) Unix
6 22 (4.60%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.46%) CoreOS
8 7 (1.46%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.05%) Android
9 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.42%) AIX
11 2 (0.42%) Debian
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.21%) Solaris
12 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (62.55%) DevOps
2 274 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (25.94%) Continuous Integration
4 119 (24.90%) TDD
5 96 (20.08%) High Availability
6 95 (19.87%) Microservices
7 91 (19.04%) Scrum
8 75 (15.69%) BDD
9 74 (15.48%) Configuration Management
10 70 (14.64%) Open Source
11 68 (14.23%) Continuous Delivery
12 65 (13.60%) E-Commerce
13 60 (12.55%) Load Balancing
13 60 (12.55%) MVC
14 46 (9.62%) Auto-Scaling
15 44 (9.21%) Migration
16 43 (9.00%) Kanban
17 38 (7.95%) Software Engineering
18 26 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
18 26 (5.44%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 196 (41.00%) Java
2 176 (36.82%) Python
3 147 (30.75%) Ruby
4 113 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 87 (18.20%) Bash Shell
6 71 (14.85%) Scala
7 62 (12.97%) C#
8 54 (11.30%) PHP
9 43 (9.00%) SQL
10 36 (7.53%) Perl
11 27 (5.65%) Go
12 16 (3.35%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.51%) C
14 7 (1.46%) ActionScript
14 7 (1.46%) ActionScript 2.0
14 7 (1.46%) C++
15 6 (1.26%) Clojure
16 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.84%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.07%) AWS Certification
4 21 (4.39%) Degree
5 16 (3.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.84%) MCSA
7 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.42%) CCNA
9 2 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) MCSE
10 1 (0.21%) CCIE
10 1 (0.21%) CCNP
10 1 (0.21%) CISSP
10 1 (0.21%) IISP
10 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.53%) QA
2 7 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.42%) SLA
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 193 (40.38%) Docker
2 28 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.60%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.30%) Xen
5 9 (1.88%) vSphere
6 6 (1.26%) vCloud
6 6 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.05%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.84%) LXC
9 2 (0.42%) Gluster
9 2 (0.42%) iptables
9 2 (0.42%) NFS
9 2 (0.42%) XenApp
10 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.21%) HDFS
10 1 (0.21%) Squid
10 1 (0.21%) Varnish
10 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 157 (32.85%) Opscode Chef
2 154 (32.22%) Puppet
3 122 (25.52%) Ansible
4 61 (12.76%) Terraform
5 53 (11.09%) Kubernetes
6 30 (6.28%) Kibana
6 30 (6.28%) logstash
7 15 (3.14%) Salt
8 11 (2.30%) Mesos
9 7 (1.46%) Nagios
9 7 (1.46%) SELinux
10 6 (1.26%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.05%) collectd
11 5 (1.05%) OSSEC
11 5 (1.05%) Packer
11 5 (1.05%) StatsD
12 4 (0.84%) Graphite
13 3 (0.63%) Consul
13 3 (0.63%) Marathon
14 2 (0.42%) Chronos
Vendors
1 38 (7.95%) SaltStack
2 35 (7.32%) VMware
3 28 (5.86%) Red Hat
4 23 (4.81%) Atlassian
5 22 (4.60%) Google
5 22 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 20 (4.18%) Oracle
7 18 (3.77%) New Relic
8 16 (3.35%) Rackspace
9 9 (1.88%) SAP
10 7 (1.46%) Adobe
11 6 (1.26%) Splunk
11 6 (1.26%) Trend Micro
12 5 (1.05%) HP
12 5 (1.05%) Juniper
12 5 (1.05%) webMethods
13 4 (0.84%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.84%) IBM
13 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.84%) Tableau
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