Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 491 620 692
Rank change year-on-year +129 +72 +33
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 35 195 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.36% 0.81% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 123 125
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +2.33%
10th Percentile £424 £420 £413
90th Percentile £653 £674 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year -19.54% - -

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 9,737 24,094 20,943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.00% 29.01% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,508 16,607 14,474
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £308
90th Percentile £688 £656 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 344 296
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £70.00 £74.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% +13.16% -

Amazon ELB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ELB in England

Amazon ELB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon ELB in England.

Daily rate trend for Amazon ELB in England

Amazon ELB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon ELB in England over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon ELB in England

Amazon ELB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon ELB in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 August 2020. 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 +133 17 £613 +2.08% 2
South West +86 10 £525 -2.33% 1
South East +169 7 £525 -
North of England +60 1 - -
North West +56 1 - -
Amazon ELB
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 35 (100.00%) AWS
2 34 (97.14%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (94.29%) Amazon S3
4 32 (91.43%) DevOps
5 26 (74.29%) Terraform
6 25 (71.43%) Linux
7 20 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (51.43%) Ansible
9 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (42.86%) Puppet
10 15 (42.86%) Route 53
11 14 (40.00%) Docker
12 13 (37.14%) Kubernetes
12 13 (37.14%) Java
13 12 (34.29%) Python
13 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
13 12 (34.29%) Migration
13 12 (34.29%) AWS Certification
14 11 (31.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure as Code
15 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
15 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
15 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
16 9 (25.71%) OpenShift
17 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
17 8 (22.86%) Amazon EMR
17 8 (22.86%) Scrum
18 7 (20.00%) Finance
18 7 (20.00%) Git (software)

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 6 (17.14%) Confluence
2 4 (11.43%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.71%) GemFire
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 35 (100.00%) AWS
2 34 (97.14%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (94.29%) Amazon S3
4 15 (42.86%) Route 53
5 11 (31.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (25.71%) OpenShift
7 8 (22.86%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (20.00%) Amazon ECS
8 7 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (20.00%) GitHub
8 7 (20.00%) Serverless
9 5 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (11.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (5.71%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (5.71%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (5.71%) CloudFront
12 2 (5.71%) IaaS
12 2 (5.71%) PaaS
12 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DSL
2 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) Skype
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (11.43%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (11.43%) Bitbucket
3 4 (11.43%) Liquibase
4 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.71%) Protractor
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 2 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) Kafka
3 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 2 (5.71%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.71%) REST
3 2 (5.71%) RESTful
3 2 (5.71%) SOAP
3 2 (5.71%) Spring
3 2 (5.71%) WireMock
4 1 (2.86%) EJB
4 1 (2.86%) GraphQL
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) MooTools
4 1 (2.86%) Nuxt
4 1 (2.86%) Vert.x
4 1 (2.86%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.86%) DataPower
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) DevOps
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
3 12 (34.29%) Migration
4 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (22.86%) Scrum
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (17.14%) Kanban
8 5 (14.29%) SDLC
8 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.43%) High Availability
9 4 (11.43%) Observability
9 4 (11.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 4 (11.43%) Time Management
10 3 (8.57%) API Development
10 3 (8.57%) Auto-Scaling
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.57%) Decision-Making
11 2 (5.71%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.43%) Groovy
4 4 (11.43%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) AWS Certification
2 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (74.29%) Terraform
2 18 (51.43%) Ansible
3 15 (42.86%) Puppet
4 13 (37.14%) Kubernetes
5 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.71%) Graphite
6 2 (5.71%) Nagios
6 2 (5.71%) Prometheus
6 2 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.86%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.86%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.43%) Atlassian
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Murex
4 1 (2.86%) Talend