The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Amazon EMR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EMR over the 3 months to 28 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 MapReduce (Amazon EMR)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 156 202
Rank change year-on-year -4 +46  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EMR 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.17% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.28% 1.85% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Median daily rate £468 £538 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.02% -23.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EMR 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 467 325 310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.33% 9.37% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 271 224
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £433 £400
% change year-on-year +1.15% +8.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £16.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.34% +14.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.49 £19.00 £15.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.76 £33.20 £17.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.62% -14.00%  

Amazon EMR
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EMR in the City of London

Amazon EMR
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 EMR in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EMR 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 EMR.

1 12 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (100.00%) Big Data
2 9 (75.00%) Kafka
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) DevOps
3 8 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (66.67%) Docker
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (25.00%) Algorithms

Amazon EMR
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 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Big Data
1 12 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (75.00%) Apache Hive
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) AWS DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) AWS Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Kafka
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (75.00%) Perl
1 9 (75.00%) Python
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Docker