Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 200 191
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9 -13
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 41 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.80% 0.18% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.22% 1.24% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 4 0
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% - -
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -8.57% - -

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 972 728 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.06% 14.34% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 424 265
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £205
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £488 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 14
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.00% +296.83% -55.32%
10th Percentile £13.54 £36.55 £11.95
90th Percentile £34.75 £63.75 £19.40
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year -12.50% +7.85% -19.37%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Essex +4 15 £555 +5.71% 1
Bedfordshire +21 14 £550 -
Hertfordshire -3 6 £475 -20.83% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £510 +20.00% 2
Norfolk - 2 £488 - 2
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 38 (92.68%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (82.93%) Java
3 21 (51.22%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (46.34%) DevOps
4 19 (46.34%) Amazon EMR
4 19 (46.34%) Python
5 18 (43.90%) Big Data
5 18 (43.90%) Hadoop
5 18 (43.90%) Apache Spark
5 18 (43.90%) Amazon Redshift
5 18 (43.90%) Amazon Kinesis
5 18 (43.90%) Amazon Athena
5 18 (43.90%) Data Science
6 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
6 17 (41.46%) OO
6 17 (41.46%) C++
7 16 (39.02%) J2EE
7 16 (39.02%) Linux
7 16 (39.02%) Apache
7 16 (39.02%) Scala
7 16 (39.02%) Puppet
8 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (36.59%) .NET
9 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
10 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (29.27%) nginx
10 12 (29.27%) VMware
10 12 (29.27%) IIS
10 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
10 12 (29.27%) DNS

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 18 (43.90%) Apache Spark
2 16 (39.02%) Apache
3 12 (29.27%) IIS
3 12 (29.27%) nginx
4 11 (26.83%) Jetty
4 11 (26.83%) Mongrel
4 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
4 11 (26.83%) WebSphere
5 4 (9.76%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (9.76%) Luigi
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.88%) Tuxedo
7 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.44%) ColdFusion
8 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (92.68%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (46.34%) Amazon EMR
3 18 (43.90%) Amazon Kinesis
4 11 (26.83%) Google App Engine
4 11 (26.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (12.20%) Serverless
6 4 (9.76%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (7.32%) Amazon S3
8 2 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (4.88%) Apigee
8 2 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (2.44%) GitHub
9 1 (2.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) DNS
1 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.83%) DHCP
2 11 (26.83%) FTP
2 11 (26.83%) HTTP
2 11 (26.83%) IPsec
3 9 (21.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (43.90%) Amazon Athena
2 18 (43.90%) Amazon Redshift
2 18 (43.90%) Big Data
2 18 (43.90%) Hadoop
3 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.88%) Redis
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.44%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
2 9 (21.95%) Travis CI
3 4 (9.76%) GitLab
4 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.88%) git-flow
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) Ant
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) Maven
6 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) AWS Engineer
2 18 (43.90%) Data Engineer
3 16 (39.02%) Big Data Engineer
4 13 (31.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (12.20%) AWS Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Data Science Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Data Scientist
7 4 (9.76%) Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Data Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Data Scientist
8 3 (7.32%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (7.32%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.88%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) J2EE
2 15 (36.59%) .NET
3 11 (26.83%) Servlets
4 5 (12.20%) MLlib
5 3 (7.32%) Web Services
6 2 (4.88%) CSS
6 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.88%) HTML
6 2 (4.88%) HTML5
6 2 (4.88%) Memcached
6 2 (4.88%) React
6 2 (4.88%) RESTful
6 2 (4.88%) Spring
6 2 (4.88%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) DevOps
2 18 (43.90%) Data Science
3 17 (41.46%) OO
4 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
6 11 (26.83%) Open Source
7 7 (17.07%) ETL
8 5 (12.20%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Linear Programming
8 5 (12.20%) Predictive Modelling
9 4 (9.76%) Actionable Insight
9 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.76%) Analytics
9 4 (9.76%) Customer Acquisition
9 4 (9.76%) OOP
9 4 (9.76%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.76%) Workflow
9 4 (9.76%) Workflow Management
10 3 (7.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) Java
2 19 (46.34%) Python
3 17 (41.46%) C++
4 16 (39.02%) Scala
5 7 (17.07%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.88%) Java 8
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.83%) Xen
3 2 (4.88%) Docker
4 1 (2.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (14.63%) Ansible
4 4 (9.76%) Terraform
5 1 (2.44%) Packer
5 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
1 12 (29.27%) VMware
2 11 (26.83%) Google
3 10 (24.39%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.88%) WSO2
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian