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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 560 544 575
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +31
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 20 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.049% 0.021%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.13% 2.18% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+230.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £125 -
% change year-on-year
+240.00% -
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
1765 1145 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.28% 2.25% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1113 773 432
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 5
Average hourly rate £16.63 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +137.03%

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
Top 16 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 23 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 20 £413 +230.00% 5
London +3 14 £413 +230.00% 1
Chester - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
North West - 3 - - 3
East of England - 2 £415 - 1
South East - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Staines - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 53 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (96.23%) Amazon EC2
3 50 (94.34%) Amazon S3
4 36 (67.92%) DevOps
5 34 (64.15%) Puppet
6 31 (58.49%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (56.60%) Route 53
8 29 (54.72%) Jenkins
8 29 (54.72%) Hudson
8 29 (54.72%) CentOS
8 29 (54.72%) Vagrant
9 28 (52.83%) Red Hat
10 26 (49.06%) RightScale
11 24 (45.28%) Open Source
11 24 (45.28%) Configuration Management
11 24 (45.28%) Linux
11 24 (45.28%) Firewall
12 23 (43.40%) Maven
12 23 (43.40%) Apache
12 23 (43.40%) DHCP
12 23 (43.40%) DNS
13 20 (37.74%) QA
14 18 (33.96%) Tomcat
15 17 (32.08%) SaaS
15 17 (32.08%) PaaS
16 15 (28.30%) Web Services
16 15 (28.30%) UNIX
17 14 (26.42%) Java
17 14 (26.42%) Amazon RDS
18 12 (22.64%) Cucumber

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (43.40%) Apache
2 18 (33.96%) Tomcat
3 8 (15.09%) nginx
4 7 (13.21%) OpenStack
4 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
4 7 (13.21%) Jetty
5 1 (1.89%) WordPress
5 1 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 53 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (96.23%) Amazon EC2
3 50 (94.34%) Amazon S3
4 30 (56.60%) Route 53
5 17 (32.08%) SaaS
5 17 (32.08%) PaaS
6 5 (9.43%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) Firewall
2 23 (43.40%) DHCP
2 23 (43.40%) DNS
3 7 (13.21%) HTTP
4 6 (11.32%) Network Security
5 4 (7.55%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (22.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (13.21%) Big Data
4 5 (9.43%) MySQL
4 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Hudson
1 29 (54.72%) Jenkins
2 23 (43.40%) Maven
3 12 (22.64%) Cucumber
4 7 (13.21%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
1 1 (1.89%) Publishing
1 1 (1.89%) Games
1 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Web Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Scala Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Operations Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) Operations Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) Web Services
2 7 (13.21%) Servlets
3 2 (3.77%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Open Source
2 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) CentOS
2 24 (45.28%) Linux
3 15 (28.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) DevOps
2 31 (58.49%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (45.28%) Configuration Management
4 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.21%) Performance Testing
5 7 (13.21%) JVM Tuning
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
6 6 (11.32%) BDD
6 6 (11.32%) TDD
7 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.77%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.77%) Kanban
9 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.89%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.89%) OOP
9 1 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) Ruby
3 3 (5.66%) Groovy
3 3 (5.66%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) Scala
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Varnish
2 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (64.15%) Puppet
2 29 (54.72%) Vagrant
3 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.43%) Nagios
3 5 (9.43%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.89%) Cacti
4 1 (1.89%) Munin
4 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.89%) Ansible
4 1 (1.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Red Hat
2 26 (49.06%) RightScale
3 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 11 (20.75%) Sun
4 4 (7.55%) New Relic
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) Zend
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