The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 88 91 79
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.097% 0.49% 1.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.11% 6.80% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £463 £550 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.90% +34.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £403
% change year-on-year +1.40% +10.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 90 103 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.73% 7.22% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 69 50
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £665 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Leeds

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Leeds

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) DbUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) PowerMock
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Go
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware