Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 478 561
Rank change year-on-year +95 +83 -30
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 575 431 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.73% 3.68% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 334 220
England median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £399 £383 £318
90th Percentile £631 £611 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 15434 11711 7086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.55% 12.02% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10787 8085 4808
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £605 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 168 113
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%
10th Percentile £10.99 £12.18 £10.60
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.79 £39.80
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.64
% change year-on-year +2.45% -14.30% +20.22%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
London +20 386 £525 +5.00% 26
South East +33 61 £450 -5.26% 4
North of England +71 42 £475 +3.49% 12
South West +22 41 £444 -1.39% 5
North West +42 36 £488 +8.33% 8
Midlands +38 29 £475 +14.46% 1
West Midlands +36 19 £488 +17.47%
East of England -5 14 £525 +42.37% 4
East Midlands +12 10 £450 +12.50% 1
North East +65 3 £475 -8.65%
Yorkshire +21 3 £225 -46.27% 4
Amazon EC2
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 559 (97.22%) Amazon AWS
2 365 (63.48%) DevOps
3 317 (55.13%) Amazon S3
3 317 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
4 313 (54.43%) Linux
5 284 (49.39%) Jenkins
6 275 (47.83%) Docker
7 217 (37.74%) Java
8 214 (37.22%) Git (software)
9 212 (36.87%) Python
10 206 (35.83%) Amazon RDS
11 203 (35.30%) Puppet
12 189 (32.87%) Terraform
13 182 (31.65%) Configuration Management
14 177 (30.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 176 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
16 175 (30.43%) Ansible
17 151 (26.26%) Scrum
18 149 (25.91%) AWS CloudFormation
19 143 (24.87%) Serverless
20 140 (24.35%) Route 53
21 136 (23.65%) AWS Lambda
22 119 (20.70%) Opscode Chef
23 112 (19.48%) Amazon ELB
24 109 (18.96%) Web Services
25 100 (17.39%) Ruby
25 100 (17.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
26 99 (17.22%) Bash Shell
27 98 (17.04%) JavaScript
28 97 (16.87%) TDD

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 90 (15.65%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (10.26%) Confluence
3 57 (9.91%) Apache
4 46 (8.00%) nginx
5 42 (7.30%) Tomcat
6 27 (4.70%) Apache Spark
7 23 (4.00%) Apache Solr
8 22 (3.83%) IIS
9 21 (3.65%) Jetty
10 15 (2.61%) Mongrel
10 15 (2.61%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.74%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.57%) Apache Pig
13 8 (1.39%) CMS
14 7 (1.22%) JBoss
14 7 (1.22%) WebLogic
15 6 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (1.04%) SAS
16 5 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
17 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) HipChat
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Magento
1 1 (0.17%) Odoo
1 1 (0.17%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 559 (97.22%) Amazon AWS
2 317 (55.13%) Amazon S3
3 177 (30.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 149 (25.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 143 (24.87%) Serverless
6 140 (24.35%) Route 53
7 136 (23.65%) AWS Lambda
8 112 (19.48%) Amazon ELB
9 100 (17.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 76 (13.22%) GitHub
11 67 (11.65%) Amazon SQS
12 48 (8.35%) CloudFront
13 44 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (5.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 30 (5.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 26 (4.52%) Google Cloud Platform
17 25 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
18 22 (3.83%) PaaS
19 20 (3.48%) Google App Engine
20 19 (3.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (15.65%) HTTP
2 66 (11.48%) TCP/IP
3 49 (8.52%) SSL
4 48 (8.35%) DNS
5 31 (5.39%) Firewall
6 24 (4.17%) SSH
7 20 (3.48%) FTP
7 20 (3.48%) IPsec
8 16 (2.78%) DHCP
8 16 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
9 15 (2.61%) SMS
10 14 (2.43%) OpenVPN
10 14 (2.43%) VPN
11 12 (2.09%) DSL
12 9 (1.57%) Internet
13 7 (1.22%) BGP
14 6 (1.04%) SMTP
15 5 (0.87%) Kerberos
15 5 (0.87%) LDAP
15 5 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (35.83%) Amazon RDS
2 68 (11.83%) NoSQL
3 62 (10.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 57 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (9.57%) MySQL
6 53 (9.22%) MongoDB
6 53 (9.22%) SQL Server
7 49 (8.52%) Big Data
8 44 (7.65%) Hadoop
9 31 (5.39%) Redis
10 24 (4.17%) HBase
11 23 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (3.83%) Relational Database
13 20 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
14 17 (2.96%) Impala
15 16 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (2.61%) Apache Hive
17 9 (1.57%) Data Mining
17 9 (1.57%) MarkLogic
17 9 (1.57%) Riak
Development Applications
1 284 (49.39%) Jenkins
2 214 (37.22%) Git (software)
3 94 (16.35%) JIRA
4 70 (12.17%) Maven
5 65 (11.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 52 (9.04%) Artifactory
7 35 (6.09%) Subversion
8 30 (5.22%) Bitbucket
8 30 (5.22%) JUnit
9 27 (4.70%) GitLab
9 27 (4.70%) SonarQube
10 25 (4.35%) Cucumber
11 21 (3.65%) TeamCity
11 21 (3.65%) Vagrant
12 17 (2.96%) Travis CI
13 14 (2.43%) Ant
13 14 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (2.43%) Liquibase
13 14 (2.43%) Selenium
14 13 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 66 (11.48%) Finance
2 25 (4.35%) Retail
3 22 (3.83%) Publishing
4 14 (2.43%) Games
5 13 (2.26%) Banking
6 12 (2.09%) Marketing
7 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.87%) Retail Banking
7 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.70%) Law
8 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.52%) Electronics
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 243 (42.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 169 (29.39%) AWS Engineer
3 149 (25.91%) Developer
4 133 (23.13%) AWS DevOps
5 121 (21.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 62 (10.78%) AWS Developer
7 53 (9.22%) Java Developer
8 44 (7.65%) Cloud Engineer
9 32 (5.57%) Architect
10 27 (4.70%) Consultant
11 21 (3.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 21 (3.65%) Senior Developer
12 19 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
13 18 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.13%) Software Engineer
14 16 (2.78%) WebOps Engineer
15 15 (2.61%) Agile Developer
15 15 (2.61%) Automation Engineer
15 15 (2.61%) AWS Architect
15 15 (2.61%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (18.96%) Web Services
2 88 (15.30%) Node.js
3 67 (11.65%) Elastic Stack
4 63 (10.96%) Spring
5 57 (9.91%) React
5 57 (9.91%) REST
6 53 (9.22%) .NET
7 44 (7.65%) JSON
7 44 (7.65%) RESTful
8 42 (7.30%) Kafka
9 39 (6.78%) Spring Boot
10 36 (6.26%) HTML
10 36 (6.26%) RabbitMQ
11 32 (5.57%) AngularJS
12 31 (5.39%) CSS
13 28 (4.87%) J2EE
14 21 (3.65%) Apache Camel
15 19 (3.30%) Hibernate
16 18 (3.13%) XML
16 18 (3.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.26%) Linux Command Line
3 26 (4.52%) Public Cloud
4 21 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.48%) Fintech
6 13 (2.26%) Blog
7 12 (2.09%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.57%) Replication
9 8 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.39%) PKI
9 8 (1.39%) User Experience
10 7 (1.22%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.87%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.87%) Semantic Web
13 4 (0.70%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 313 (54.43%) Linux
2 63 (10.96%) Unix
3 59 (10.26%) CentOS
4 50 (8.70%) Windows
5 47 (8.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (4.52%) Ubuntu
7 22 (3.83%) Windows Server
8 17 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.04%) Android
10 6 (1.04%) Debian
11 5 (0.87%) AIX
11 5 (0.87%) Solaris
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.52%) VMS
13 2 (0.35%) VyOS
13 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (63.48%) DevOps
2 317 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (31.65%) Configuration Management
4 176 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
5 151 (26.26%) Scrum
6 97 (16.87%) TDD
7 94 (16.35%) Microservices
8 86 (14.96%) Kanban
9 82 (14.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 75 (13.04%) Test Automation
11 65 (11.30%) Open Source
12 63 (10.96%) Software Engineering
13 56 (9.74%) BDD
14 40 (6.96%) High Availability
15 37 (6.43%) E-Commerce
16 33 (5.74%) Migration
17 32 (5.57%) Load Balancing
18 31 (5.39%) Coaching
19 30 (5.22%) Mentoring
19 30 (5.22%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 217 (37.74%) Java
2 212 (36.87%) Python
3 100 (17.39%) Ruby
4 99 (17.22%) Bash Shell
5 98 (17.04%) JavaScript
6 70 (12.17%) SQL
7 40 (6.96%) Scala
8 34 (5.91%) Shell Script
9 29 (5.04%) Perl
10 24 (4.17%) C#
10 24 (4.17%) PHP
10 24 (4.17%) R
11 22 (3.83%) Groovy
12 16 (2.78%) Go
12 16 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.04%) Clojure
14 6 (1.04%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.87%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (9.91%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.13%) AWS Certification
4 14 (2.43%) Degree
5 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.70%) CISM
6 4 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.35%) CCNA
8 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) MCSA
8 2 (0.35%) MCSE
8 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.35%) PMP
9 1 (0.17%) CISA
9 1 (0.17%) CRISC
9 1 (0.17%) GIAC
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.43%) QA
2 7 (1.22%) GPG13
3 4 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.35%) GCP
4 2 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 275 (47.83%) Docker
2 32 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.04%) Active Directory
4 21 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (3.30%) vCloud
6 16 (2.78%) Xen
7 15 (2.61%) vSphere
8 14 (2.43%) Postfix
8 14 (2.43%) Squid
9 4 (0.70%) HDFS
10 3 (0.52%) Samba
10 3 (0.52%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.35%) Firmware
11 2 (0.35%) NFS
11 2 (0.35%) pfSense
11 2 (0.35%) XenApp
11 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 203 (35.30%) Puppet
2 189 (32.87%) Terraform
3 175 (30.43%) Ansible
4 119 (20.70%) Opscode Chef
5 96 (16.70%) Kubernetes
6 50 (8.70%) Kibana
7 46 (8.00%) logstash
8 24 (4.17%) Packer
9 23 (4.00%) ZABBIX
10 22 (3.83%) Grafana
11 20 (3.48%) Mesos
11 20 (3.48%) Rsyslog
12 17 (2.96%) Prometheus
13 16 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
14 15 (2.61%) Graphite
15 14 (2.43%) Rancher
15 14 (2.43%) Sysdig
16 13 (2.26%) Nagios
16 13 (2.26%) WSUS
17 12 (2.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 60 (10.43%) VMware
2 33 (5.74%) Red Hat
3 29 (5.04%) Google
4 28 (4.87%) Microsoft
5 26 (4.52%) New Relic
6 22 (3.83%) Oracle
7 21 (3.65%) Atlassian
8 15 (2.61%) SaltStack
8 15 (2.61%) Splunk
9 14 (2.43%) Sonatype
10 12 (2.09%) Cloudera
10 12 (2.09%) Rackspace
11 8 (1.39%) Talend
12 7 (1.22%) Facebook
13 6 (1.04%) Adobe
13 6 (1.04%) Black Duck
13 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.87%) IBM
14 5 (0.87%) Informatica
14 5 (0.87%) ServiceNow