The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 114 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.13% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.23% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Amazon EC2
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
52 60 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.96% 2.65% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 2
Average daily rate £410 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Yorkshire region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
West Yorkshire -3 10 - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 18 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (76.19%) MySQL
3 15 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (66.67%) Linux
4 14 (66.67%) DevOps
5 13 (61.90%) Web Services
6 12 (57.14%) Amazon S3
7 11 (52.38%) Puppet
7 11 (52.38%) Bash Shell
7 11 (52.38%) Oracle
7 11 (52.38%) Python
7 11 (52.38%) Configuration Management
7 11 (52.38%) Ruby
8 10 (47.62%) Apache
8 10 (47.62%) Tomcat
8 10 (47.62%) Route 53
9 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (38.10%) nginx
10 8 (38.10%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
10 8 (38.10%) DNS
11 7 (33.33%) DHCP
11 7 (33.33%) SSL
11 7 (33.33%) J2EE
11 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
11 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
12 6 (28.57%) Node.js
12 6 (28.57%) TDD
12 6 (28.57%) PHP
12 6 (28.57%) C++

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) Apache
1 10 (47.62%) Tomcat
2 8 (38.10%) nginx
3 6 (28.57%) Node.js
4 5 (23.81%) OpenStack
5 3 (14.29%) Jetty
5 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (9.52%) Kentico
6 2 (9.52%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (57.14%) Amazon S3
3 10 (47.62%) Route 53
4 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (19.05%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (19.05%) CloudFront
5 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (14.29%) Google App Engine
6 2 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
2 7 (33.33%) SSL
3 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (14.29%) IPsec
4 3 (14.29%) FTP
4 3 (14.29%) HTTP
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) MySQL
2 8 (38.10%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
4 5 (23.81%) Redis
4 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (14.29%) Couchbase
5 3 (14.29%) SimpleDB
6 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (9.52%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Ant
1 4 (19.05%) Maven
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (9.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Head of Development
5 1 (4.76%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) J2EE
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) Servlets
5 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (9.52%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 2 (9.52%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (9.52%) POSIX
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (9.52%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (52.38%) Configuration Management
3 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) Kanban
5 5 (23.81%) Refactoring
6 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
6 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 4 (19.05%) SOA
6 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Network Design
7 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.52%) Release Management
8 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
8 2 (9.52%) Change Control
8 2 (9.52%) MVC
9 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Bash Shell
1 11 (52.38%) Python
1 11 (52.38%) Ruby
2 6 (28.57%) PHP
2 6 (28.57%) C++
3 5 (23.81%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (52.38%) Puppet
3 5 (23.81%) HAProxy
4 4 (19.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Rackspace
3 3 (14.29%) Google
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Sencha
4 2 (9.52%) Percona
4 2 (9.52%) Appcelerator
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago