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 3 months to 28 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 - 145
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% - 0.099%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.82% - 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £438 - £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £538
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 - £613
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 the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 366 264 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 15.50% 10.35% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 269 241
Median daily rate £450 £413 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year - +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.25% -68.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £15.05 £42.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £21.35 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +70.58% -33.33%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 - 1
Essex - 1 £525 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Google
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon S3
4 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (33.33%) Travis CI
5 3 (33.33%) Google App Engine
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) nginx
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) Node.js
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Servlets
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) FTP

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 (55.56%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) Jetty
3 3 (33.33%) Mongrel
3 3 (33.33%) nginx
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (11.11%) Anypoint
4 1 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon S3
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (33.33%) Google App Engine
4 2 (22.22%) GitHub
4 2 (22.22%) Route 53
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (11.11%) IaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) PaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) IPsec
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Travis CI
3 2 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) Servlets
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Handlebars
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Mustache
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) API Design
4 2 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) SOLID
4 2 (22.22%) YAGNI
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CRISC
1 1 (11.11%) GIAC
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Google
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
4 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
4 1 (11.11%) WSO2
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