The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Amazon ELB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon ELB over the 3 months to 25 April 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 Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 164 201
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.057% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 0.61% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £456 £425
% change year-on-year +20.54% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon ELB 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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 468 327 308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.66% 9.37% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 271 220
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Median hourly rate £21.16 £20.00 £16.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £19.00 £15.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £29.60 £17.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.10% -20.00%  

Amazon ELB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ELB in the City of London

Amazon ELB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon ELB in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon ELB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB 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 City of London region with a requirement for Amazon ELB.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Gluster
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS

Amazon ELB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Gluster
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) VMware