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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 426 513 475
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -38
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 245 136 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.39% 3.97% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 86 80
Median daily rate £475 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.77% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
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 - - -

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
5578 3426 2363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.36% 6.00% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3936 2277 1526
Median daily rate £468 £415 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 48 54
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £44.50 £29.73
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

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 29 July 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 29 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
England +87 227 £475 +11.76% 43
London +78 155 £475 +11.76% 28
City of London +63 27 £475 -1.55% 7
South East +28 25 £450 +38.46% 5
South Wales +33 16 £450 +18.42%
Wales +30 16 £450 +36.36%
Cardiff - 16 £450 -
South West +6 15 £450 +19.20% 5
Surrey 0 13 £475 +46.15% 1
North West -17 11 £425 -12.82% 2
West Midlands - 10 £415 - 1
Shropshire - 10 £415 -
Telford - 10 £415 -
Bristol +13 9 £450 -
East Midlands - 8 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 7 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £500 - 1
Lincoln - 6 £388 -
Manchester 0 5 £413 -13.15% 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £275 -
Gloucestershire +2 4 £431 +14.23% 3
Reigate - 4 £475 -
West Yorkshire -2 3 - -
Yorkshire -2 3 - - 1
Chester -11 3 £425 -
Cheshire -19 3 £425 -15.00%
Merseyside - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Redhill - 3 £475 -
Oxford - 3 £500 -

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 393 (95.85%) Amazon AWS
2 240 (58.54%) DevOps
3 205 (50.00%) Java
4 199 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (48.29%) Linux
6 171 (41.71%) Amazon S3
7 136 (33.17%) JavaScript
8 134 (32.68%) Jenkins
9 123 (30.00%) Puppet
9 123 (30.00%) TDD
10 120 (29.27%) Ruby
11 119 (29.02%) Opscode Chef
12 115 (28.05%) Amazon RDS
13 107 (26.10%) Continuous Integration
14 102 (24.88%) AWS CloudFormation
15 99 (24.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 99 (24.15%) Python
16 98 (23.90%) Ansible
17 94 (22.93%) Git (software)
18 92 (22.44%) Microsoft Azure
19 88 (21.46%) Docker
20 76 (18.54%) NoSQL
21 73 (17.80%) TeamCity
22 71 (17.32%) Web Services
23 70 (17.07%) .NET
23 70 (17.07%) Windows
24 69 (16.83%) Configuration Management
24 69 (16.83%) BDD
25 65 (15.85%) MVC
26 62 (15.12%) Microservices

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 59 (14.39%) Tomcat
2 50 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (10.98%) Apache
4 39 (9.51%) IIS
5 32 (7.80%) WebSphere
6 31 (7.56%) WebLogic
7 23 (5.61%) nginx
8 19 (4.63%) Jetty
9 15 (3.66%) WordPress
10 12 (2.93%) Mule
11 10 (2.44%) CMS
11 10 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
12 9 (2.20%) Apache Spark
12 9 (2.20%) Mule ESB
13 8 (1.95%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.95%) JBoss
14 7 (1.71%) Confluence
14 7 (1.71%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.98%) Drupal
16 3 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.24%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 393 (95.85%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (41.71%) Amazon S3
3 102 (24.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 92 (22.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 58 (14.15%) Route 53
6 55 (13.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 53 (12.93%) Amazon ELB
8 51 (12.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 49 (11.95%) Amazon SQS
10 48 (11.71%) Google App Engine
11 45 (10.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 43 (10.49%) CloudFront
13 40 (9.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 38 (9.27%) Cloud Computing
15 34 (8.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 33 (8.05%) AWS Lambda
17 26 (6.34%) GitHub
18 18 (4.39%) Amazon Kinesis
19 11 (2.68%) Amazon EMR
20 9 (2.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.00%) HTTP
2 37 (9.02%) DNS
3 36 (8.78%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.83%) SSL
5 22 (5.37%) DHCP
6 16 (3.90%) FTP
6 16 (3.90%) IPsec
7 14 (3.41%) Internet
8 11 (2.68%) Firewall
9 9 (2.20%) VPN
10 7 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.46%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.46%) SMTP
12 5 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.22%) Intranet
12 5 (1.22%) LAN
12 5 (1.22%) LDAP
12 5 (1.22%) SAN
12 5 (1.22%) VLAN
12 5 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (28.05%) Amazon RDS
2 99 (24.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 76 (18.54%) NoSQL
4 54 (13.17%) MySQL
5 52 (12.68%) Hadoop
6 47 (11.46%) SQL Server
7 42 (10.24%) MongoDB
8 36 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (5.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (4.88%) Relational Database
11 18 (4.39%) Redis
12 14 (3.41%) Big Data
13 12 (2.93%) SimpleDB
14 10 (2.44%) Oracle Database
14 10 (2.44%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.20%) Apache Hive
15 9 (2.20%) Neo4j
16 7 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
17 6 (1.46%) HBase
18 3 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 134 (32.68%) Jenkins
2 94 (22.93%) Git (software)
3 73 (17.80%) TeamCity
4 40 (9.76%) Subversion
5 37 (9.02%) Maven
6 36 (8.78%) Octopus Deploy
7 35 (8.54%) Travis CI
8 30 (7.32%) Vagrant
9 27 (6.59%) JIRA
10 24 (5.85%) JUnit
11 21 (5.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (4.39%) Mockito
13 16 (3.90%) RSpec
14 13 (3.17%) Cucumber
15 12 (2.93%) Selenium
16 7 (1.71%) Gradle
17 5 (1.22%) Bitbucket
17 5 (1.22%) GitLab
17 5 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
18 4 (0.98%) Hudson
General
1 58 (14.15%) Finance
2 22 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.41%) Marketing
4 12 (2.93%) Electronics
4 12 (2.93%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.93%) Publishing
5 9 (2.20%) Retail
6 7 (1.71%) Banking
7 3 (0.73%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 150 (36.59%) Developer
2 140 (34.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 79 (19.27%) Java Developer
4 57 (13.90%) AWS Engineer
5 48 (11.71%) AWS Developer
6 47 (11.46%) AWS DevOps
7 31 (7.56%) Cloud Engineer
8 30 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 25 (6.10%) Senior DevOps
10 23 (5.61%) Cloud Developer
11 22 (5.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 21 (5.12%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
14 18 (4.39%) .NET Developer
14 18 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
14 18 (4.39%) Software Engineer
15 17 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
15 17 (4.15%) C# Developer
15 17 (4.15%) Java Engineer
15 17 (4.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.32%) Web Services
2 70 (17.07%) .NET
3 59 (14.39%) HTML
4 51 (12.44%) Node.js
5 49 (11.95%) CSS
6 47 (11.46%) HTML5
7 45 (10.98%) Spring
8 41 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
9 40 (9.76%) J2EE
10 36 (8.78%) ASP.NET
11 31 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (6.83%) REST
12 28 (6.83%) XML
13 26 (6.34%) JSON
14 25 (6.10%) Hibernate
15 22 (5.37%) AngularJS
15 22 (5.37%) jQuery
16 21 (5.12%) RESTful
17 20 (4.88%) LAMP
18 19 (4.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.27%) Public Cloud
2 24 (5.85%) User Experience
3 14 (3.41%) Blog
4 13 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.20%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.95%) PKI
7 5 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.22%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.22%) Internet of Things
7 5 (1.22%) MPEG
7 5 (1.22%) Wiki
8 4 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.73%) Fintech
9 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 198 (48.29%) Linux
2 70 (17.07%) Windows
3 50 (12.20%) Unix
4 33 (8.05%) CentOS
5 30 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (3.90%) Ubuntu
6 16 (3.90%) Windows Server
7 14 (3.41%) Android
8 13 (3.17%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.95%) Mac OS
10 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.22%) Debian
12 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.73%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.73%) Fedora
14 2 (0.49%) Solaris
15 1 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (58.54%) DevOps
2 199 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (30.00%) TDD
4 107 (26.10%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (16.83%) BDD
5 69 (16.83%) Configuration Management
6 65 (15.85%) MVC
7 62 (15.12%) Microservices
8 59 (14.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 53 (12.93%) Open Source
10 51 (12.44%) E-Commerce
11 42 (10.24%) High Availability
11 42 (10.24%) Scrum
12 41 (10.00%) Kanban
13 34 (8.29%) Software Engineering
14 32 (7.80%) Migration
15 22 (5.37%) Load Balancing
15 22 (5.37%) Web Operations
16 19 (4.63%) Auto-Scaling
16 19 (4.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 205 (50.00%) Java
2 136 (33.17%) JavaScript
3 120 (29.27%) Ruby
4 99 (24.15%) Python
5 49 (11.95%) SQL
6 47 (11.46%) C#
7 45 (10.98%) PHP
8 43 (10.49%) Scala
9 42 (10.24%) Perl
10 34 (8.29%) Bash Shell
11 28 (6.83%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.66%) Clojure
13 9 (2.20%) Go
13 9 (2.20%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.71%) C
14 7 (1.71%) C++
14 7 (1.71%) Groovy
15 6 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.22%) Erlang
16 5 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (6.59%) Degree
2 15 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.20%) AWS Certification
4 9 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.95%) CCNA
6 4 (0.98%) MCSA
6 4 (0.98%) MCSE
6 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.73%) ISEB
7 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.49%) CCNP
8 2 (0.49%) PhD
9 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) CCIE
9 1 (0.24%) CCSE
9 1 (0.24%) CISSP
9 1 (0.24%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.85%) QA
2 6 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (21.46%) Docker
2 45 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.88%) vSphere
3 20 (4.88%) Xen
4 14 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.68%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (1.46%) NFS
6 6 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.73%) Dovecot
7 3 (0.73%) SpamAssassin
7 3 (0.73%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.49%) etcd
8 2 (0.49%) flannel
8 2 (0.49%) Postfix
8 2 (0.49%) Squid
8 2 (0.49%) Varnish
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.24%) qmail
9 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 123 (30.00%) Puppet
2 119 (29.02%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (23.90%) Ansible
4 25 (6.10%) Terraform
5 23 (5.61%) Kubernetes
6 22 (5.37%) Mesos
7 11 (2.68%) Fluentd
8 9 (2.20%) Marathon
9 8 (1.95%) Nagios
9 8 (1.95%) Piwik
10 5 (1.22%) logstash
11 4 (0.98%) Cacti
11 4 (0.98%) Kibana
11 4 (0.98%) Packer
11 4 (0.98%) Salt
12 3 (0.73%) Grafana
12 3 (0.73%) Graphite
12 3 (0.73%) Nessus
12 3 (0.73%) Oozie
12 3 (0.73%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 54 (13.17%) Google
2 50 (12.20%) VMware
3 36 (8.78%) Microsoft
4 32 (7.80%) Oracle
5 29 (7.07%) Red Hat
6 23 (5.61%) Rackspace
7 14 (3.41%) SaltStack
8 12 (2.93%) SAP
9 11 (2.68%) Atlassian
9 11 (2.68%) webMethods
10 10 (2.44%) Adobe
10 10 (2.44%) Citrix
11 8 (1.95%) New Relic
11 8 (1.95%) RedDot
12 7 (1.71%) NetApp
13 6 (1.46%) HP
13 6 (1.46%) IBM
13 6 (1.46%) Juniper
14 5 (1.22%) Splunk
15 4 (0.98%) Zend
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