The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon ELB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon ELB over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 608 591 575
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 35 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.035% 0.069%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.71% 0.63% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 17
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £378 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
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
4898 3039 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.13% 5.61% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3401 1953 1350
Median daily rate £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 80 38
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.50 £8.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +85.18%

Amazon ELB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Amazon ELB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon ELB within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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 -5 22 £500 +17.64% 9
London +21 20 £508 +12.77% 8
Wales - 13 £450 -
Cardiff - 13 £450 -
South Wales - 13 £450 -
City of London +42 3 £438 -2.77% 1
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
South East - 1 £500 -

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB 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 ELB.

1 60 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (93.33%) Amazon EC2
3 52 (86.67%) Amazon S3
4 43 (71.67%) DevOps
5 35 (58.33%) Route 53
6 33 (55.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 33 (55.00%) Linux
7 29 (48.33%) Amazon RDS
8 27 (45.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 25 (41.67%) Java
9 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 22 (36.67%) Puppet
12 21 (35.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (35.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 19 (31.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (30.00%) Ansible
15 17 (28.33%) Amazon SQS
16 16 (26.67%) Jenkins
16 16 (26.67%) MySQL
17 15 (25.00%) DNS
18 14 (23.33%) HTTP
18 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
18 14 (23.33%) .NET
18 14 (23.33%) SOA
18 14 (23.33%) Migration
18 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (23.33%) CloudFront
18 14 (23.33%) Terraform
19 13 (21.67%) SDLC

Amazon ELB
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 10 (16.67%) Apache
2 8 (13.33%) nginx
3 6 (10.00%) IIS
3 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.33%) Jetty
5 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.67%) WordPress
6 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.67%) Confluence
7 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 60 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (93.33%) Amazon EC2
3 52 (86.67%) Amazon S3
4 35 (58.33%) Route 53
5 27 (45.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 24 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (35.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 21 (35.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 19 (31.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 17 (28.33%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (23.33%) CloudFront
11 5 (8.33%) Google App Engine
11 5 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (6.67%) IaaS
12 4 (6.67%) PaaS
13 3 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (5.00%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (5.00%) SaaS
14 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) DNS
2 14 (23.33%) HTTP
3 10 (16.67%) SSL
3 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 9 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (11.67%) DHCP
6 6 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (5.00%) Firewall
7 3 (5.00%) FTP
7 3 (5.00%) HTTPS
7 3 (5.00%) IPsec
8 1 (1.67%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.67%) NAS
8 1 (1.67%) SAN
8 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 29 (48.33%) Amazon RDS
3 16 (26.67%) MySQL
4 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.00%) Big Data
6 3 (5.00%) Redis
7 2 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.67%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.00%) Vagrant
4 4 (6.67%) Hudson
5 3 (5.00%) Grunt
5 3 (5.00%) gulp
5 3 (5.00%) Maven
5 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (5.00%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.33%) JUnit
6 2 (3.33%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.33%) Selenium
7 1 (1.67%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (51.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (28.33%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Architect
4 7 (11.67%) AWS Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) NoSQL Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Azure Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (6.67%) Platform Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) Web Services
3 9 (15.00%) Kafka
3 9 (15.00%) LAMP
4 8 (13.33%) CSS
5 7 (11.67%) J2EE
6 5 (8.33%) HTML
6 5 (8.33%) Servlets
7 4 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (6.67%) RESTful
7 4 (6.67%) SOAP
8 3 (5.00%) ELK Stack
8 3 (5.00%) Java EE
8 3 (5.00%) REST
8 3 (5.00%) Sass
8 3 (5.00%) Sensu
9 1 (1.67%) jQuery
9 1 (1.67%) Middleware
9 1 (1.67%) MooTools
9 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) Fintech
3 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) CESG
4 1 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
3 7 (11.67%) CentOS
4 6 (10.00%) Android
4 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.00%) Debian
5 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.00%) Unix
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.67%) Fedora
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Solaris
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (71.67%) DevOps
2 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
3 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (23.33%) Migration
3 14 (23.33%) SOA
4 13 (21.67%) SDLC
5 10 (16.67%) Project Management
6 9 (15.00%) Open Source
6 9 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (11.67%) Validation
8 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 6 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (10.00%) TDD
8 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.33%) Scrum
10 4 (6.67%) ITIL
10 4 (6.67%) Kanban
10 4 (6.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) PHP
3 10 (16.67%) Perl
3 10 (16.67%) Python
3 10 (16.67%) Ruby
4 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Go
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) IISP
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.67%) CISSP
3 1 (1.67%) CLAS
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) Xen
4 3 (5.00%) Docker
5 2 (3.33%) Varnish
6 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.67%) KVM
6 1 (1.67%) NFS
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.67%) Postfix
6 1 (1.67%) qmail
6 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.67%) vSphere
6 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (36.67%) Puppet
2 18 (30.00%) Ansible
3 14 (23.33%) Terraform
4 13 (21.67%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (16.67%) Fluentd
5 10 (16.67%) Mesos
6 7 (11.67%) Piwik
7 4 (6.67%) Packer
8 3 (5.00%) Graphite
8 3 (5.00%) Kibana
8 3 (5.00%) logstash
9 2 (3.33%) Grafana
9 2 (3.33%) HAProxy
9 2 (3.33%) Nagios
9 2 (3.33%) Salt
10 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.67%) Bacula
10 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.67%) Riemann
10 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
1 7 (11.67%) VMware
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Google
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Akamai
5 2 (3.33%) New Relic
5 2 (3.33%) RightScale
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) CommVault
6 1 (1.67%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.67%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.67%) Splunk
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec