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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
UK / England
Rank 552 594 565
Rank change year-on-year +42 -29  
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 33 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.043% 0.067%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.61% 0.53% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 24
Median daily rate £550 £500 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +21.21% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon ELB 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5406 3985 2511
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.93% 8.12% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 2782 1634
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 89
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.80 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon ELB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Amazon ELB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 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
London +44 26 £550 +10.00% 7
South West - 4 £565 -
South East +19 1 £500 - 1
East of England - 1 £550 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Amazon ELB
UK

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB 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 ELB.

1 96 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (80.21%) Amazon S3
3 71 (73.96%) DevOps
4 65 (67.71%) Amazon EC2
5 60 (62.50%) Linux
6 50 (52.08%) Jenkins
7 49 (51.04%) Puppet
8 45 (46.88%) Python
9 42 (43.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 41 (42.71%) Amazon RDS
10 41 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (39.58%) Route 53
11 38 (39.58%) AWS CloudFormation
12 37 (38.54%) Ansible
13 36 (37.50%) Bash Shell
14 35 (36.46%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (34.38%) Web Services
15 33 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
16 31 (32.29%) Docker
17 30 (31.25%) Windows
18 29 (30.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 26 (27.08%) Configuration Management
20 25 (26.04%) Git (software)
21 23 (23.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 22 (22.92%) Terraform
22 22 (22.92%) Amazon SQS
23 20 (20.83%) Java
24 18 (18.75%) PHP
24 18 (18.75%) Scrum
25 17 (17.71%) HTTP

Amazon ELB
Top Related 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 16 (16.67%) nginx
2 12 (12.50%) Apache
3 11 (11.46%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (10.42%) Tomcat
5 9 (9.38%) Confluence
6 5 (5.21%) IIS
7 2 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.04%) JBoss
8 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 96 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (80.21%) Amazon S3
3 65 (67.71%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (43.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 38 (39.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 38 (39.58%) Route 53
6 29 (30.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 23 (23.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 22 (22.92%) Amazon SQS
9 16 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 16 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
10 15 (15.63%) CloudFront
11 13 (13.54%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (7.29%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (5.21%) AWS CloudTrail
14 5 (5.21%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (3.13%) IaaS
15 3 (3.13%) PaaS
16 2 (2.08%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.71%) HTTP
2 13 (13.54%) DNS
3 7 (7.29%) Internet
3 7 (7.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (6.25%) SSL
4 6 (6.25%) VPN
5 5 (5.21%) Firewall
5 5 (5.21%) OpenVPN
5 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.17%) LDAP
6 4 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (4.17%) SSH
7 2 (2.08%) Network Security
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.04%) IPsec
8 1 (1.04%) SAN
8 1 (1.04%) SMS
8 1 (1.04%) VLAN
8 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (42.71%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (12.50%) Big Data
3 11 (11.46%) MongoDB
4 10 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (8.33%) MySQL
6 7 (7.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
6 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
7 6 (6.25%) Redis
8 5 (5.21%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.04%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (1.04%) HBase
Development Applications
1 50 (52.08%) Jenkins
2 25 (26.04%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.63%) Vagrant
4 11 (11.46%) JIRA
5 8 (8.33%) Maven
6 7 (7.29%) TeamCity
7 5 (5.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (5.21%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.17%) Ant
8 4 (4.17%) JUnit
8 4 (4.17%) Liquibase
8 4 (4.17%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (4.17%) Subversion
9 2 (2.08%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.08%) GitLab
9 2 (2.08%) VisualVM
10 1 (1.04%) Bower
10 1 (1.04%) GoCD
10 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (10.42%) Games
2 2 (2.08%) Banking
2 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Back Office
3 1 (1.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (57.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (36.46%) AWS Engineer
3 29 (30.21%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (11.46%) Architect
5 9 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Administrator
7 6 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (5.21%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (5.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior WebOps Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Web Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) WebOps Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) NoSQL Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) AWS Administrator
10 3 (3.13%) AWS Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.38%) Web Services
2 16 (16.67%) JSON
2 16 (16.67%) REST
3 14 (14.58%) HTML
4 12 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
5 11 (11.46%) SOAP
5 11 (11.46%) XML
6 9 (9.38%) boto
7 8 (8.33%) Swagger
8 6 (6.25%) Node.js
9 5 (5.21%) Apache Camel
9 5 (5.21%) CSS
10 4 (4.17%) Django
10 4 (4.17%) MCollective
10 4 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (4.17%) Sensu
10 4 (4.17%) YAML
11 3 (3.13%) HTML5
11 3 (3.13%) Kafka
11 3 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (7.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.17%) Clustering
4 3 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (62.50%) Linux
2 30 (31.25%) Windows
3 14 (14.58%) CentOS
3 14 (14.58%) Unix
4 9 (9.38%) Ubuntu
5 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.04%) Debian
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (73.96%) DevOps
2 41 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.46%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (27.08%) Configuration Management
5 18 (18.75%) Scrum
6 13 (13.54%) Open Source
7 12 (12.50%) Change Management
7 12 (12.50%) Coaching
7 12 (12.50%) Load Testing
8 11 (11.46%) Auto-Scaling
9 10 (10.42%) Load Balancing
10 9 (9.38%) Analytics
10 9 (9.38%) Information Security
10 9 (9.38%) Microservices
11 8 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (8.33%) High Availability
12 6 (6.25%) Migration
12 6 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (6.25%) SDLC
12 6 (6.25%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.88%) Python
2 36 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 20 (20.83%) Java
4 18 (18.75%) PHP
5 16 (16.67%) Ruby
6 13 (13.54%) PowerShell
7 10 (10.42%) Go
7 10 (10.42%) Scala
8 9 (9.38%) SQL
9 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (7.29%) ActionScript
10 7 (7.29%) ActionScript 2.0
11 6 (6.25%) Perl
12 4 (4.17%) C#
12 4 (4.17%) Groovy
12 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.04%) Korn
13 1 (1.04%) Lua
13 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.38%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (32.29%) Docker
2 12 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.42%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.21%) HDFS
5 4 (4.17%) Postfix
5 4 (4.17%) Squid
5 4 (4.17%) vCloud
6 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (2.08%) Gluster
7 2 (2.08%) iptables
8 1 (1.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (51.04%) Puppet
2 37 (38.54%) Ansible
3 33 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (22.92%) Terraform
5 14 (14.58%) logstash
6 12 (12.50%) Kibana
7 11 (11.46%) Kubernetes
8 8 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (7.29%) HAProxy
10 6 (6.25%) Packer
10 6 (6.25%) Salt
11 4 (4.17%) Graphite
11 4 (4.17%) Rancher
11 4 (4.17%) Rsyslog
11 4 (4.17%) Sysdig
11 4 (4.17%) ZABBIX
12 3 (3.13%) collectd
12 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (3.13%) StatsD
13 2 (2.08%) Grafana
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) VMware
2 8 (8.33%) New Relic
2 8 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (8.33%) SaltStack
3 5 (5.21%) Google
3 5 (5.21%) Hortonworks
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.17%) Sonatype
5 3 (3.13%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.08%) Dell
6 2 (2.08%) IBM
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle
6 2 (2.08%) RightScale
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco
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