Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Amazon ELB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon ELB over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 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 Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
UK > England
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 636 696 722
Rank change year-on-year +60 +26 +55
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 116 175 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.52% 0.74% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 123 89
England median daily rate £525 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £445 £425 £399
90th Percentile £650 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Amazon ELB 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 22,145 23,799 16,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.08% 24.92% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,166 16,707 11,699
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £306 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £495 £485 £470
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.19% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 309 202
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -13.58% +6.58%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £58.00 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +11.11%

Amazon ELB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ELB in England

Amazon ELB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon ELB in England

Amazon ELB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon ELB in England over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon ELB in England

Amazon ELB
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 ELB within the England region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. 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 +58 46 £550 -8.33% 13
North of England -14 36 £513 +2.55% 9
North West +7 21 £525 +15.38% 2
Midlands +70 17 £488 -11.36% 7
West Midlands +44 17 £488 -11.36% 5
South West - 12 £525 - 2
North East +31 9 £495 -1.00%
Yorkshire -1 6 £540 -1.82% 7
South East +60 3 - - 4
East of England +40 2 £625 +31.58% 1
Amazon ELB
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon ELB.

1 115 (99.14%) Amazon EC2
1 115 (99.14%) AWS
2 105 (90.52%) DevOps
3 102 (87.93%) Amazon S3
4 86 (74.14%) Linux
5 77 (66.38%) Terraform
6 73 (62.93%) Amazon RDS
7 66 (56.90%) Puppet
8 58 (50.00%) Route 53
9 56 (48.28%) Python
9 56 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 50 (43.10%) Configuration Management
11 49 (42.24%) Migration
12 48 (41.38%) Jenkins
13 46 (39.66%) Docker
14 42 (36.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 39 (33.62%) Ansible
16 38 (32.76%) AWS CloudFormation
16 38 (32.76%) Security Cleared
17 37 (31.90%) SC Cleared
18 36 (31.03%) Kubernetes
19 32 (27.59%) AWS Certification
20 28 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
21 27 (23.28%) Serverless
21 27 (23.28%) Microservices
22 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
23 23 (19.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
24 21 (18.10%) AWS Lambda
24 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
24 21 (18.10%) Amazon ECS

Amazon ELB
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 14 (12.07%) nginx
2 7 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.31%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.45%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.59%) Apache
5 3 (2.59%) Confluence
5 3 (2.59%) GemFire
5 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.72%) Ethereum
6 2 (1.72%) Hyperledger
6 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) InDesign
1 3 (2.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (1.72%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 115 (99.14%) Amazon EC2
1 115 (99.14%) AWS
2 102 (87.93%) Amazon S3
3 58 (50.00%) Route 53
4 42 (36.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 38 (32.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (23.28%) Serverless
7 23 (19.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 21 (18.10%) Amazon ECS
8 21 (18.10%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (11.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 13 (11.21%) Datadog
10 11 (9.48%) AWS CloudTrail
11 10 (8.62%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (8.62%) GitHub
12 9 (7.76%) Amazon EKS
13 8 (6.90%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (6.03%) Amazon Glacier
14 7 (6.03%) CloudFront
14 7 (6.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.66%) VPN
2 12 (10.34%) HTTP
3 5 (4.31%) DNS
4 4 (3.45%) DHCP
4 4 (3.45%) NAS
4 4 (3.45%) SAN
5 3 (2.59%) DSL
5 3 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.72%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 1 (0.86%) Firewall
7 1 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (62.93%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (13.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.34%) MySQL
4 6 (5.17%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (3.45%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (2.59%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.72%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.86%) Big Data
9 1 (0.86%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.86%) Parquet
9 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (41.38%) Jenkins
2 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
3 16 (13.79%) SonarQube
4 15 (12.93%) GitLab
5 10 (8.62%) CircleCI
6 6 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (5.17%) JMeter
6 6 (5.17%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.31%) JIRA
7 5 (4.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.45%) Selenium
9 3 (2.59%) Liquibase
9 3 (2.59%) Protractor
10 2 (1.72%) Gradle
11 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.86%) Gatling
11 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.86%) Spinnaker
11 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (6.90%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Publishing
5 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (56.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (40.52%) AWS Engineer
3 40 (34.48%) AWS DevOps
4 28 (24.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 16 (13.79%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (10.34%) Consultant
7 11 (9.48%) Senior DevOps
7 11 (9.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.62%) DevOps Consultant
9 8 (6.90%) AWS Consultant
10 6 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Architect
12 4 (3.45%) Java Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) Migration Architect
12 4 (3.45%) Senior Java Engineer
13 3 (2.59%) Applications Architect
13 3 (2.59%) Technical Leader
14 2 (1.72%) Lead Architect
14 2 (1.72%) Migration Engineer
14 2 (1.72%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.07%) JSON
2 11 (9.48%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (8.62%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (6.03%) Kafka
5 6 (5.17%) HTML
5 6 (5.17%) REST
5 6 (5.17%) YAML
6 5 (4.31%) Web Services
7 4 (3.45%) Apache Sling
7 4 (3.45%) boto
7 4 (3.45%) J2SE
7 4 (3.45%) Lucene
7 4 (3.45%) OSGi
7 4 (3.45%) SAML
7 4 (3.45%) XSLT
8 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (2.59%) RESTful
8 3 (2.59%) WireMock
9 2 (1.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Clustering
2 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (4.31%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.59%) NHS
4 3 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.72%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.72%) User Experience
6 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (74.14%) Linux
2 56 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (14.66%) Windows
4 12 (10.34%) CentOS
5 7 (6.03%) Unix
6 5 (4.31%) CoreOS
7 4 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (90.52%) DevOps
2 50 (43.10%) Configuration Management
3 49 (42.24%) Migration
4 27 (23.28%) Microservices
5 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.79%) Infrastructure Automation
7 13 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (10.34%) Scrum
9 10 (8.62%) Kanban
9 10 (8.62%) Load Balancing
10 9 (7.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure as Code
11 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 8 (6.90%) Open Source
11 8 (6.90%) Static Code Analysis
12 7 (6.03%) Chaos Engineering
12 7 (6.03%) DevSecOps
12 7 (6.03%) SDLC
12 7 (6.03%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.17%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 56 (48.28%) Python
2 18 (15.52%) Bash Shell
3 15 (12.93%) Java
4 14 (12.07%) SQL
5 13 (11.21%) Perl
6 11 (9.48%) Ruby
6 11 (9.48%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.76%) Groovy
8 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.45%) Java 8
9 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.59%) PHP
11 2 (1.72%) C++
12 1 (0.86%) C
12 1 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 38 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 37 (31.90%) SC Cleared
3 32 (27.59%) AWS Certification
4 9 (7.76%) RHCE
5 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) HIPAA
1 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (39.66%) Docker
2 5 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (0.86%) HDFS
4 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 77 (66.38%) Terraform
2 66 (56.90%) Puppet
3 39 (33.62%) Ansible
4 36 (31.03%) Kubernetes
5 28 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (11.21%) Prometheus
6 13 (11.21%) Rancher
7 11 (9.48%) Consul
8 9 (7.76%) Grafana
9 7 (6.03%) Packer
10 4 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (3.45%) QRadar
10 4 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (3.45%) vRealize
10 4 (3.45%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.72%) Kibana
11 2 (1.72%) Nagios
12 1 (0.86%) SCCM
12 1 (0.86%) SCOM
12 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (6.03%) Black Duck
1 7 (6.03%) New Relic
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.45%) Adobe
3 4 (3.45%) CommVault
3 4 (3.45%) Okta
3 4 (3.45%) PlateSpin
3 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds
3 4 (3.45%) VMware
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle
4 3 (2.59%) Splunk
5 2 (1.72%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix
6 1 (0.86%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.86%) Databricks
6 1 (0.86%) Murex
6 1 (0.86%) Qualys
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.86%) Symantec
6 1 (0.86%) Tableau