Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 27 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.82% 0.080% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.91% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 0
Birmingham median daily rate £456 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £500 £415
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.48% +33.87%
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 303 176 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.39% 14.00% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 127 84
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £302
90th Percentile £596 £575 £563
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +17.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -53.33% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.15 £18.75
90th Percentile £21.50 £15.45 £26.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% -42.22% -2.17%

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 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 27 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
4 18 (66.67%) Web Services
5 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
5 17 (62.96%) Jenkins
6 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (59.26%) VMware
6 16 (59.26%) J2EE
6 16 (59.26%) Java
7 15 (55.56%) JUnit
7 15 (55.56%) SOAP
7 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
7 15 (55.56%) Maven
7 15 (55.56%) TDD
7 15 (55.56%) Scrum
7 15 (55.56%) Kanban
7 15 (55.56%) jMock
7 15 (55.56%) PowerMock
7 15 (55.56%) Apache Camel
7 15 (55.56%) RESTful
7 15 (55.56%) vSphere
7 15 (55.56%) DbUnit
7 15 (55.56%) Mockito
7 15 (55.56%) BDD
7 15 (55.56%) SonarQube
7 15 (55.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 12 (44.44%) DevOps
8 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared

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 6 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (18.52%) nginx
3 4 (14.81%) Confluence
4 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.41%) Apache
6 1 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) Jetty
6 1 (3.70%) Mongrel
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 27 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (40.74%) Amazon ELB
2 11 (40.74%) Amazon S3
2 11 (40.74%) Route 53
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) IPsec
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) JasperReports
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
1 17 (62.96%) Jenkins
2 15 (55.56%) DbUnit
2 15 (55.56%) jMock
2 15 (55.56%) JUnit
2 15 (55.56%) Maven
2 15 (55.56%) Mockito
2 15 (55.56%) SonarQube
3 4 (14.81%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
1 15 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (14.81%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) Web Services
2 16 (59.26%) J2EE
3 15 (55.56%) Apache Camel
3 15 (55.56%) PowerMock
3 15 (55.56%) RESTful
3 15 (55.56%) SOAP
4 9 (33.33%) Spring
4 9 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 6 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (22.22%) Sensu
6 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.41%) JPA
6 2 (7.41%) Servlets
6 2 (7.41%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) EJB
7 1 (3.70%) JDBC
7 1 (3.70%) JMS
7 1 (3.70%) JSP
7 1 (3.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (55.56%) BDD
3 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 15 (55.56%) Kanban
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
3 15 (55.56%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 12 (44.44%) DevOps
5 11 (40.74%) Open Source
6 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
7 6 (22.22%) Process Architecture
7 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 5 (18.52%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) Migration
10 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.70%) MVC
10 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 6 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (55.56%) vSphere
3 9 (33.33%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Terraform
2 7 (25.93%) Puppet
3 6 (22.22%) Ansible
3 6 (22.22%) Kibana
3 6 (22.22%) logstash
4 5 (18.52%) collectd
4 5 (18.52%) StatsD
5 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (7.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) SaltStack
3 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Rackspace