Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 February 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 174 168
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +23
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 20 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.20% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.06% 1.81% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 26
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.51% -22.92%
10th Percentile £325 £345 £369
90th Percentile £565 £568 £513
England median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 654 498 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.97% 11.15% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 277 246
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -7.04% +4.41%
10th Percentile £139 £200 £288
90th Percentile £575 £625 £591
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £23.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +165.96% -26.56% +156.00%
10th Percentile £39.10 £11.06 £10.98
90th Percentile £116.13 £37.00 £46.53
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the East of England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the East of England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the East of England

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Hertfordshire -5 7 £525 - 6
Bedfordshire -1 6 £300 -
Cambridgeshire -18 3 £525 - 6
Norfolk - 3 £550 -
Suffolk - 1 £425 -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 20 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (70.00%) DevOps
3 13 (65.00%) Java
4 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) TDD
6 8 (40.00%) Web Services
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (40.00%) Amazon S3
6 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (35.00%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (35.00%) Kanban
7 7 (35.00%) Retail
7 7 (35.00%) Scrum
8 6 (30.00%) Unix
8 6 (30.00%) J2EE
8 6 (30.00%) Ruby
8 6 (30.00%) BDD
9 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (25.00%) vCloud
9 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
9 5 (25.00%) IaaS
9 5 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 5 (25.00%) Data Privacy
9 5 (25.00%) Ansible
9 5 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (25.00%) SDLC

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 20 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 7 (35.00%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (25.00%) Google App Engine
4 5 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (25.00%) IaaS
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (20.00%) Route 53
6 2 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (10.00%) Serverless
7 1 (5.00%) CloudFront
7 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) AWS Developer
4 3 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) J2EE
3 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) JSON
4 3 (15.00%) YAML
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) Node.js
5 1 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) Sensu
5 1 (5.00%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (5.00%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) Cloud Native
2 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 5 (25.00%) AIX
3 5 (25.00%) Android
3 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) DevOps
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (40.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) Kanban
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (25.00%) Cryptography
7 5 (25.00%) Data Privacy
7 5 (25.00%) Information Security
7 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (25.00%) SDLC
7 5 (25.00%) Secure Coding
7 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
9 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Ruby
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) vCloud
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
1 5 (25.00%) Terraform
2 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.00%) Puppet
4 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.00%) Graphite
5 1 (5.00%) logstash
5 1 (5.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Google
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) VocaLink
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Capita
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat