Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 18 August 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 45 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 3 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.64% 2.24% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.14% 12.28% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Devon median daily rate £650 £444 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.48% +36.54% -
South West median daily rate £463 £438 £406
% change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% +7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 Devon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 140 114 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 29.79% 18.27% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 14
Devon median daily rate £438 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +11.42% +13.97%
10th Percentile £287 £292 £313
90th Percentile £529 £500 £510
South West median daily rate £425 £394 £388
% change year-on-year +7.94% +1.61% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Devon median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -55.36% -
10th Percentile £9.30 £10.65 £23.60
90th Percentile £98.20 £30.75 £32.80
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -63.16% +46.15% +160.00%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Devon

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Devon

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the Devon region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -7 3 £650 +48.57%
Amazon EC2
South West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Devon region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (66.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (66.67%) Route 53
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (66.67%) Serverless
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Maven

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (66.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (66.67%) Route 53
2 2 (66.67%) Serverless
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Expert
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Packer
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform