The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 27 June 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% - 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.13% - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +5.88% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 47 65 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 15.61% 18.16% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 74
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £406 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Cambridge

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Mustache
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (50.00%) Anypoint
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Handlebars
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Mustache
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Design
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace