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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 548 565 530
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 28 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.022% 0.007%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.39% 0.86% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 3
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£481 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.64% +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
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
2016 1286 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.84% 2.52% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1267 808 516
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 25 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.76 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.00 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 2 March 2015.

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 9 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 2 March 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 -13 28 £481 +26.64% 2
London +24 23 £489 +28.61% 2
City of London - 9 £404 -
South East - 3 £400 -
North West -12 2 - -
Chester +10 1 - -
Cheshire 0 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 64 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (65.63%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (64.06%) Amazon S3
4 38 (59.38%) DevOps
5 37 (57.81%) Puppet
6 31 (48.44%) Amazon RDS
7 30 (46.88%) Route 53
8 24 (37.50%) Vagrant
8 24 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (35.94%) CentOS
10 22 (34.38%) Web Services
10 22 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (31.25%) Firewall
12 19 (29.69%) Configuration Management
12 19 (29.69%) Linux
12 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
13 18 (28.13%) Tomcat
13 18 (28.13%) Bash Shell
14 17 (26.56%) Hudson
15 16 (25.00%) QA
16 15 (23.44%) Ruby
17 14 (21.88%) Load Balancing
17 14 (21.88%) Red Hat
18 13 (20.31%) Apache
18 13 (20.31%) Web Development
18 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
19 12 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
19 12 (18.75%) Python
20 11 (17.19%) Scrum

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 18 (28.13%) Tomcat
2 13 (20.31%) Apache
3 11 (17.19%) Node.js
4 9 (14.06%) nginx
5 3 (4.69%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) Jetty
6 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 64 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (65.63%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (64.06%) Amazon S3
4 30 (46.88%) Route 53
5 12 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (14.06%) SaaS
7 8 (12.50%) ElastiCache
7 8 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (9.38%) CloudFront
9 5 (7.81%) PaaS
10 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (4.69%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) Firewall
2 8 (12.50%) DNS
3 7 (10.94%) Network Security
4 6 (9.38%) DHCP
5 5 (7.81%) SSL
5 5 (7.81%) DSL
5 5 (7.81%) VPN
6 4 (6.25%) IPsec
6 4 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 4 (6.25%) VLAN
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (48.44%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (17.19%) Redis
3 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.25%) MySQL
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.13%) Big Data
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.56%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
2 17 (26.56%) Hudson
3 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
4 9 (14.06%) Maven
5 7 (10.94%) Mercurial
6 5 (7.81%) RSpec
7 4 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.13%) Gerrit
8 2 (3.13%) Gradle
8 2 (3.13%) Grunt
8 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.13%) Selenium
9 1 (1.56%) Ant
9 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 3 (4.69%) Publishing
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Integration Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) Web Services
2 7 (10.94%) XML
2 7 (10.94%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (10.94%) Play Framework
3 4 (6.25%) WAP
4 3 (4.69%) LAMP
5 2 (3.13%) REST
6 1 (1.56%) RESTful
6 1 (1.56%) .NET
6 1 (1.56%) J2EE
6 1 (1.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Replication
3 6 (9.38%) Open Source
4 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Xbox
5 1 (1.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) CentOS
2 19 (29.69%) Linux
3 8 (12.50%) Windows
4 5 (7.81%) Android
4 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) Debian
6 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) DevOps
2 24 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (29.69%) Configuration Management
4 14 (21.88%) Load Balancing
5 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.31%) Web Development
6 11 (17.19%) Scrum
7 8 (12.50%) Kanban
8 7 (10.94%) Software Architecture
8 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (9.38%) Migration
10 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.81%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.13%) HOOD
12 2 (3.13%) Analytics
13 1 (1.56%) User Stories
13 1 (1.56%) Performance Testing
13 1 (1.56%) JVM Tuning
13 1 (1.56%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) Bash Shell
2 15 (23.44%) Ruby
3 12 (18.75%) Python
4 9 (14.06%) Java
5 8 (12.50%) SQL
5 8 (12.50%) Groovy
6 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.81%) Perl
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) C-shell
9 1 (1.56%) Korn
9 1 (1.56%) R
9 1 (1.56%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
1 1 (1.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 7 (10.94%) Varnish
3 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (57.81%) Puppet
2 24 (37.50%) Vagrant
3 22 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Red Hat
2 10 (15.63%) RightScale
3 8 (12.50%) VMware
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) Akamai
6 4 (6.25%) F5
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.13%) Juniper
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.13%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.56%) Tableau
8 1 (1.56%) Vertica
8 1 (1.56%) Netezza
8 1 (1.56%) Remedy
8 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy