The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon ELB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon ELB over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 582 566 543
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 31 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.049% 0.028%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.97% 1.23% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 14
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +230.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £388 £125
% change year-on-year
+19.35% +210.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3205 2114 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.74% 3.99% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 1374 847
Average daily rate £400 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 52 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £32.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

Amazon ELB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon ELB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Amazon ELB
Daily Rate Trend

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

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon ELB
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon ELB within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon ELB within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 31 £413 - 14
North West -5 17 £463 +19.35% 6
Cheshire +5 15 £463 +19.35% 3
London -15 14 £400 -3.03% 8
Chester -1 8 £425 +9.67% 3
Macclesfield - 6 - -
City of London -7 1 £330 - 4

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Amazon ELB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon ELB.

1 60 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (88.33%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (85.00%) Amazon S3
4 39 (65.00%) DevOps
5 37 (61.67%) Puppet
6 29 (48.33%) Vagrant
7 28 (46.67%) CentOS
8 25 (41.67%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (41.67%) Jenkins
9 24 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (36.67%) Auto-Scaling
10 22 (36.67%) Red Hat
11 21 (35.00%) Hudson
11 21 (35.00%) Route 53
12 19 (31.67%) QA
13 18 (30.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (25.00%) Linux
15 15 (25.00%) Firewall
15 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
17 13 (21.67%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 11 (18.33%) Open Source
19 11 (18.33%) Maven
20 10 (16.67%) Scrum
20 10 (16.67%) Web Services
20 10 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
21 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Amazon ELB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon ELB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.67%) Node.js
2 6 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.00%) Drupal
4 3 (5.00%) nginx
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) WordPress
6 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.67%) Jetty
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 60 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (88.33%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (85.00%) Amazon S3
4 21 (35.00%) Route 53
5 18 (30.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (21.67%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 9 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (8.33%) AWS CloudTrail
12 5 (8.33%) CloudFront
13 4 (6.67%) SaaS
13 4 (6.67%) PaaS
14 2 (3.33%) IaaS
15 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (1.67%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) Firewall
2 9 (15.00%) DNS
3 6 (10.00%) DHCP
3 6 (10.00%) VPN
4 3 (5.00%) Network Security
4 3 (5.00%) HTTP
5 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (11.67%) Redis
3 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (3.33%) Big Data
7 1 (1.67%) Azkaban
7 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 21 (35.00%) Hudson
3 11 (18.33%) Maven
4 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.67%) JUnit
7 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
2 1 (1.67%) Games
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (51.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Integration Manager
7 3 (5.00%) AWS Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.67%) DevOps Specialist
9 1 (1.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) MCollective
3 2 (3.33%) Play Framework
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.67%) RESTful
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) Servlets
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) CentOS
2 15 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Windows
4 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.33%) Android
5 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) DevOps
2 22 (36.67%) Auto-Scaling
3 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
6 11 (18.33%) Open Source
7 10 (16.67%) Scrum
8 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.67%) Load Balancing
10 5 (8.33%) Migration
10 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.33%) Software Architecture
10 5 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (8.33%) SDLC
11 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.00%) Kanban
13 2 (3.33%) BDD
13 2 (3.33%) High Availability
13 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (8.33%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) Perl
3 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.00%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) Python
4 3 (5.00%) Ruby
5 2 (3.33%) Groovy
5 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) Scala
6 1 (1.67%) R
6 1 (1.67%) Go
6 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.33%) VirtualBox
2 3 (5.00%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (61.67%) Puppet
2 29 (48.33%) Vagrant
3 24 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (11.67%) Akamai
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) RightScale
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Netezza
5 1 (1.67%) Tableau
5 1 (1.67%) Vertica
5 1 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.67%) Remedy