The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 297 349
Rank change year-on-year +26 +52  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 146 136 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.63% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.54% 5.16% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 110 57
Median daily rate £506 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £614 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £328
% change year-on-year +5.88% +29.77%  
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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3218 2635 1752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.52% 12.14% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2303 1953 1199
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 27
Median hourly rate £22.62 £22.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.57% -35.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.66 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.50 £43.78 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.44%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon EC2 in London

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
City of London +1 20 £475 - 5
Croydon +9 15 £544 +26.08%
Hayes - 1 £470 -
Paddington - 1 £425 -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 London region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 281 (96.56%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (58.76%) DevOps
3 145 (49.83%) Amazon S3
4 134 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (43.30%) Docker
6 116 (39.86%) Jenkins
7 115 (39.52%) Linux
8 103 (35.40%) Puppet
9 100 (34.36%) Microservices
10 97 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
10 97 (33.33%) Java
11 87 (29.90%) Ansible
12 84 (28.87%) Python
13 80 (27.49%) Opscode Chef
14 79 (27.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 79 (27.15%) Git (software)
15 78 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
16 75 (25.77%) AWS CloudFormation
17 74 (25.43%) Elasticsearch
17 74 (25.43%) Terraform
18 66 (22.68%) Scrum
18 66 (22.68%) Ruby
19 59 (20.27%) Node.js
20 58 (19.93%) Configuration Management
21 54 (18.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 53 (18.21%) Bash Shell
22 53 (18.21%) TDD
23 52 (17.87%) Amazon ELB
24 51 (17.53%) Maven
25 49 (16.84%) AWS Lambda

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 74 (25.43%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (11.68%) nginx
3 33 (11.34%) Apache
4 22 (7.56%) Confluence
5 20 (6.87%) Apache Spark
6 16 (5.50%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.78%) Apache Pig
8 8 (2.75%) IIS
9 5 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.69%) Apache Qpid
11 2 (0.69%) JBoss
11 2 (0.69%) Jetty
11 2 (0.69%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (0.69%) Mongrel
11 2 (0.69%) WebORB
12 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) HipChat
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 281 (96.56%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (49.83%) Amazon S3
3 79 (27.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 75 (25.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 52 (17.87%) Amazon ELB
6 49 (16.84%) AWS Lambda
7 45 (15.46%) Amazon SQS
8 44 (15.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 42 (14.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 42 (14.43%) GitHub
9 42 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 40 (13.75%) Route 53
11 25 (8.59%) CloudFront
12 21 (7.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 20 (6.87%) PaaS
13 20 (6.87%) Twilio
14 18 (6.19%) Amazon EMR
15 15 (5.15%) AWS CloudTrail
16 13 (4.47%) Amazon Kinesis
17 8 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.00%) HTTP
2 22 (7.56%) VPN
3 20 (6.87%) DNS
4 15 (5.15%) OpenLDAP
5 14 (4.81%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.12%) SSH
7 10 (3.44%) OpenVPN
8 8 (2.75%) Firewall
9 5 (1.72%) Network Security
10 4 (1.37%) tcpdump
10 4 (1.37%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.03%) DHCP
11 3 (1.03%) IPsec
11 3 (1.03%) SSL
12 2 (0.69%) FTP
12 2 (0.69%) Internet
12 2 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.69%) SAN
12 2 (0.69%) SMTP
12 2 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 54 (18.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 47 (16.15%) Hadoop
4 42 (14.43%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (14.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 39 (13.40%) NoSQL
7 31 (10.65%) SQL Server
8 29 (9.97%) Big Data
9 24 (8.25%) Apache Hive
10 23 (7.90%) MySQL
11 21 (7.22%) Redis
11 21 (7.22%) Relational Database
12 15 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (5.15%) MongoDB
12 15 (5.15%) RDBMS
13 13 (4.47%) Amazon Redshift
13 13 (4.47%) HBase
14 9 (3.09%) Neo4j
15 7 (2.41%) RethinkDB
16 6 (2.06%) Impala
Development Applications
1 116 (39.86%) Jenkins
2 79 (27.15%) Git (software)
3 51 (17.53%) Maven
4 37 (12.71%) TeamCity
5 29 (9.97%) JIRA
5 29 (9.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (5.84%) Ant
6 17 (5.84%) Bitbucket
7 16 (5.50%) JUnit
7 16 (5.50%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (4.47%) SonarQube
9 11 (3.78%) Liquibase
10 10 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.41%) Vagrant
12 6 (2.06%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.06%) RSpec
12 6 (2.06%) Subversion
13 5 (1.72%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.72%) Gradle
13 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (7.22%) Finance
2 11 (3.78%) Retail
3 8 (2.75%) Banking
4 5 (1.72%) Front Office
4 5 (1.72%) Games
5 3 (1.03%) Marketing
6 2 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (38.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 81 (27.84%) Developer
3 67 (23.02%) AWS Engineer
4 57 (19.59%) AWS DevOps
5 56 (19.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 40 (13.75%) Java Developer
7 34 (11.68%) AWS Developer
8 19 (6.53%) Architect
8 19 (6.53%) C# Developer
9 18 (6.19%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (4.47%) Data Engineer
11 13 (4.47%) Senior C# Developer
12 12 (4.12%) Azure Developer
13 11 (3.78%) .NET Developer
13 11 (3.78%) AWS Architect
14 10 (3.44%) Big Data Engineer
14 10 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
15 9 (3.09%) Agile Developer
15 9 (3.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (20.27%) Node.js
2 44 (15.12%) Web Services
3 42 (14.43%) Kafka
4 37 (12.71%) Spring
5 34 (11.68%) .NET
6 30 (10.31%) RabbitMQ
7 26 (8.93%) REST
8 25 (8.59%) Elastic Stack
9 24 (8.25%) AngularJS
9 24 (8.25%) Spring Boot
9 24 (8.25%) Swagger
10 20 (6.87%) ASP.NET
11 19 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (5.84%) JSON
13 16 (5.50%) CSS
14 15 (5.15%) React
15 12 (4.12%) Ember.js
16 10 (3.44%) HTML
16 10 (3.44%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.00%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (8.93%) Public Cloud
3 22 (7.56%) User Experience
4 19 (6.53%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (5.15%) Blog
6 14 (4.81%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.44%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.03%) PKI
11 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.34%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.34%) Fintech
12 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) Smart Energy
12 1 (0.34%) Social Network
12 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 115 (39.52%) Linux
2 38 (13.06%) Windows
3 26 (8.93%) Unix
4 16 (5.50%) CentOS
5 15 (5.15%) Ubuntu
6 14 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.03%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Android
9 1 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (58.76%) DevOps
2 134 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (34.36%) Microservices
4 78 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (22.68%) Scrum
6 58 (19.93%) Configuration Management
7 53 (18.21%) TDD
8 43 (14.78%) Software Engineering
9 42 (14.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 38 (13.06%) E-Commerce
11 37 (12.71%) High Availability
12 36 (12.37%) BDD
13 31 (10.65%) Kanban
14 29 (9.97%) Test Automation
15 25 (8.59%) Auto-Scaling
16 22 (7.56%) MVC
17 21 (7.22%) Coaching
17 21 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (6.87%) Workflow
19 18 (6.19%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 97 (33.33%) Java
2 84 (28.87%) Python
3 66 (22.68%) Ruby
4 53 (18.21%) Bash Shell
5 46 (15.81%) Scala
6 42 (14.43%) JavaScript
7 30 (10.31%) C#
8 24 (8.25%) SQL
9 17 (5.84%) Perl
9 17 (5.84%) PowerShell
10 15 (5.15%) Shell Script
11 12 (4.12%) Go
12 11 (3.78%) Groovy
13 9 (3.09%) PHP
14 7 (2.41%) R
15 4 (1.37%) Korn
16 3 (1.03%) C++
17 2 (0.69%) AWK
17 2 (0.69%) Clojure
17 2 (0.69%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 23 (7.90%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.44%) AWS Certification
3 10 (3.44%) Degree
4 8 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.37%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PhD
6 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PMP
6 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) GCP
2 2 (0.69%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 126 (43.30%) Docker
2 19 (6.53%) HDFS
3 13 (4.47%) Squid
4 10 (3.44%) Postfix
4 10 (3.44%) vCloud
4 10 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.06%) Corosync
7 5 (1.72%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.37%) Apache Flume
9 3 (1.03%) LXC
9 3 (1.03%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.69%) vSphere
10 2 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 103 (35.40%) Puppet
2 87 (29.90%) Ansible
3 80 (27.49%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (25.43%) Terraform
5 45 (15.46%) Kubernetes
6 27 (9.28%) Kibana
7 26 (8.93%) logstash
8 22 (7.56%) Graphite
9 17 (5.84%) Hadoop YARN
9 17 (5.84%) ZABBIX
10 16 (5.50%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (5.15%) Packer
12 14 (4.81%) Mesos
13 13 (4.47%) Sysdig
14 10 (3.44%) Rancher
14 10 (3.44%) Rsyslog
15 8 (2.75%) Nagios
16 7 (2.41%) HAProxy
17 6 (2.06%) Data Guard
17 6 (2.06%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 33 (11.34%) Oracle
2 25 (8.59%) New Relic
2 25 (8.59%) VMware
3 15 (5.15%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.78%) Atlassian
4 11 (3.78%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.44%) Sonatype
5 10 (3.44%) Splunk
6 9 (3.09%) Google
7 4 (1.37%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.37%) Dynatrace
7 4 (1.37%) Facebook
8 3 (1.03%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.69%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.69%) Talend
10 1 (0.34%) Demandware
10 1 (0.34%) hybris
10 1 (0.34%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.34%) Tableau
10 1 (0.34%) Vertica
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