Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 - +87
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 19 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.18% 0.20% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.74% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Birmingham median daily rate £488 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £415 £250
% change year-on-year +17.47% +66.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 282 201 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.54% 13.26% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 118 56
Birmingham median daily rate £401 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +4.29% -9.44%
10th Percentile £196 £250 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £11.75 £17.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.80% +42.00% -37.50%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -10.94% -21.95% +2.50%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 19 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (78.95%) Scrum
3 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 14 (73.68%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (73.68%) Java
3 14 (73.68%) JUnit
3 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
3 14 (73.68%) Maven
3 14 (73.68%) SonarQube
4 12 (63.16%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (63.16%) Terraform
4 12 (63.16%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (63.16%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (63.16%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (63.16%) Puppet
4 12 (63.16%) Ansible
4 12 (63.16%) Docker
4 12 (63.16%) logstash
4 12 (63.16%) DevOps
4 12 (63.16%) Kibana
4 12 (63.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
4 12 (63.16%) Amazon S3
4 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
4 12 (63.16%) Web Services
4 12 (63.16%) Linux

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 12 (63.16%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (47.37%) Apache
2 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
3 7 (36.84%) Confluence
4 4 (21.05%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 19 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (63.16%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (63.16%) Amazon S3
2 12 (63.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (36.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (26.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (26.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) HTTP
2 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (36.84%) OpenVPN
2 7 (36.84%) SSH
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (63.16%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (26.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
3 5 (26.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 19 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (73.68%) JUnit
2 14 (73.68%) Maven
2 14 (73.68%) SonarQube
3 7 (36.84%) Ant
3 7 (36.84%) Bitbucket
3 7 (36.84%) DbUnit
3 7 (36.84%) JIRA
3 7 (36.84%) jMock
3 7 (36.84%) Liquibase
3 7 (36.84%) Mockito
3 7 (36.84%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (26.32%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) WebOps Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) BPM Developer
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Elastic Stack
1 12 (63.16%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) REST
3 7 (36.84%) Apache Camel
3 7 (36.84%) J2EE
3 7 (36.84%) MCollective
3 7 (36.84%) PowerMock
3 7 (36.84%) RESTful
3 7 (36.84%) SOAP
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
5 5 (26.32%) Sensu
6 4 (21.05%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (21.05%) Spring Boot
7 2 (10.53%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (78.95%) Scrum
3 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
3 12 (63.16%) DevOps
4 8 (42.11%) Open Source
5 7 (36.84%) BDD
5 7 (36.84%) Coaching
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
5 7 (36.84%) Kanban
5 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
5 7 (36.84%) Service Management
5 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) Web Operations
7 2 (10.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
3 7 (36.84%) Groovy
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Docker
2 7 (36.84%) Postfix
2 7 (36.84%) Squid
2 7 (36.84%) vCloud
2 7 (36.84%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Ansible
1 12 (63.16%) Kibana
1 12 (63.16%) logstash
1 12 (63.16%) Puppet
1 12 (63.16%) Terraform
2 7 (36.84%) Docker Swarm
2 7 (36.84%) Kubernetes
2 7 (36.84%) Rancher
2 7 (36.84%) Rsyslog
2 7 (36.84%) Sysdig
2 7 (36.84%) ZABBIX
3 5 (26.32%) collectd
3 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (26.32%) Salt
3 5 (26.32%) StatsD
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Sonatype
3 5 (26.32%) Rackspace
3 5 (26.32%) SaltStack