The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 555 542 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 32 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.004% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.06% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate £394 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1550 910 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.75% 1.91% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 569 482
Average daily rate £425 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 20
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £12.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.64 £33.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%

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 18 April 2014.

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 15 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -57 32 £394 -1.56% 6
North West - 25 £394 - 1
Cheshire - 25 £394 - 1
Chester - 21 £363 - 1
London -19 5 £393 -12.77% 2
South East -13 1 - - 3
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Staines - - - - 3
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 3
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (97.44%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (92.31%) Amazon S3
4 27 (69.23%) Puppet
4 27 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (66.67%) CentOS
5 26 (66.67%) Route 53
5 26 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 26 (66.67%) Vagrant
5 26 (66.67%) Hudson
6 25 (64.10%) Red Hat
7 22 (56.41%) Configuration Management
7 22 (56.41%) RightScale
8 21 (53.85%) Open Source
8 21 (53.85%) Firewall
9 20 (51.28%) DHCP
9 20 (51.28%) DNS
9 20 (51.28%) Maven
10 18 (46.15%) Java
11 16 (41.03%) QA
11 16 (41.03%) Cucumber
12 13 (33.33%) SaaS
12 13 (33.33%) PaaS
12 13 (33.33%) Web Services
13 11 (28.21%) TDD
13 11 (28.21%) BDD
14 10 (25.64%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (25.64%) MySQL
15 9 (23.08%) Linux
15 9 (23.08%) Scrum

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (20.51%) Apache
1 8 (20.51%) nginx
2 7 (17.95%) OpenStack
2 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
2 7 (17.95%) Jetty
2 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 39 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (97.44%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (92.31%) Amazon S3
4 26 (66.67%) Route 53
5 13 (33.33%) SaaS
5 13 (33.33%) PaaS
6 10 (25.64%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) Firewall
2 20 (51.28%) DHCP
2 20 (51.28%) DNS
3 7 (17.95%) HTTP
4 5 (12.82%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) Big Data
2 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 26 (66.67%) Hudson
2 20 (51.28%) Maven
3 16 (41.03%) Cucumber
4 7 (17.95%) JUnit
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Games
1 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Scala Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Operations Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (17.95%) Servlets
3 5 (12.82%) Middleware
4 1 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) CentOS
2 9 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Debian
3 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (56.41%) Configuration Management
3 11 (28.21%) TDD
3 11 (28.21%) BDD
4 9 (23.08%) Scrum
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) JVM Tuning
6 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.95%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.56%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.56%) Project Management
9 1 (2.56%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) Ruby
2 8 (20.51%) Scala
3 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) vCloud
1 1 (2.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (69.23%) Puppet
2 26 (66.67%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.56%) Cacti
4 1 (2.56%) Munin
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Red Hat
2 22 (56.41%) RightScale
3 1 (2.56%) Remedy
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
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