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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England / London
Rank 255 320 329
Rank change year-on-year +65 +9  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 147 111 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.76% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.98% 5.31% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 89 66
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £400
% change year-on-year +1.40% +10.93%  
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 2951 2091 1383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.24% 9.44% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2194 1543 931
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 27
Median hourly rate £21.92 £26.25 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.50% -3.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £43.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
City of London +5 16 £525 +20.00% 11
Croydon - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £470 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 324 (95.29%) Amazon AWS
2 197 (57.94%) DevOps
3 181 (53.24%) Amazon S3
3 181 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (43.53%) Linux
5 140 (41.18%) Docker
6 131 (38.53%) Amazon RDS
6 131 (38.53%) Java
7 116 (34.12%) Jenkins
8 105 (30.88%) Python
9 100 (29.41%) Puppet
10 98 (28.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 94 (27.65%) Microservices
12 90 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
13 89 (26.18%) Opscode Chef
14 88 (25.88%) AWS CloudFormation
15 79 (23.24%) Web Services
15 79 (23.24%) Ruby
16 76 (22.35%) Terraform
17 75 (22.06%) Ansible
18 70 (20.59%) TDD
19 65 (19.12%) Elasticsearch
19 65 (19.12%) Scala
20 62 (18.24%) Route 53
20 62 (18.24%) Scrum
21 60 (17.65%) JavaScript
22 59 (17.35%) Bash Shell
22 59 (17.35%) Amazon SQS
23 58 (17.06%) Git (software)
24 57 (16.76%) Amazon CloudWatch

Amazon EC2
Top Related 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 65 (19.12%) Elasticsearch
2 51 (15.00%) nginx
3 37 (10.88%) Apache Spark
4 33 (9.71%) Apache
5 24 (7.06%) Tomcat
6 19 (5.59%) Confluence
7 16 (4.71%) IIS
8 14 (4.12%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.47%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.18%) Jetty
10 4 (1.18%) Mongrel
11 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.59%) CMS
12 2 (0.59%) JBoss
12 2 (0.59%) Lightstreamer
12 2 (0.59%) SAS
12 2 (0.59%) WebORB
12 2 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.59%) SPSS
3 1 (0.29%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 324 (95.29%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (53.24%) Amazon S3
3 98 (28.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 88 (25.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 62 (18.24%) Route 53
6 59 (17.35%) Amazon SQS
7 57 (16.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 57 (16.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 51 (15.00%) Amazon ELB
8 51 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 45 (13.24%) Amazon EMR
10 42 (12.35%) AWS Lambda
11 38 (11.18%) CloudFront
12 34 (10.00%) AWS CloudTrail
13 27 (7.94%) PaaS
14 24 (7.06%) GitHub
15 23 (6.76%) Amazon Kinesis
16 18 (5.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 11 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
17 11 (3.24%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.59%) VPN
2 24 (7.06%) HTTP
3 16 (4.71%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.82%) Firewall
5 12 (3.53%) DNS
6 8 (2.35%) SSL
7 7 (2.06%) SSH
8 6 (1.76%) DHCP
8 6 (1.76%) IPsec
9 5 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.47%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.47%) LDAP
9 5 (1.47%) Network Security
9 5 (1.47%) OpenVPN
10 4 (1.18%) FTP
10 4 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.88%) Internet
12 2 (0.59%) LAN
12 2 (0.59%) SAN
12 2 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (38.53%) Amazon RDS
2 56 (16.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 46 (13.53%) Hadoop
4 44 (12.94%) Big Data
5 43 (12.65%) NoSQL
6 31 (9.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (8.53%) Relational Database
8 27 (7.94%) Apache Hive
9 26 (7.65%) MySQL
10 23 (6.76%) SQL Server
11 19 (5.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 19 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (5.00%) MongoDB
12 17 (5.00%) RDBMS
13 16 (4.71%) HBase
14 14 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (4.12%) Redis
15 10 (2.94%) Neo4j
16 8 (2.35%) RethinkDB
17 7 (2.06%) Impala
Development Applications
1 116 (34.12%) Jenkins
2 58 (17.06%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.29%) Maven
4 33 (9.71%) TeamCity
5 30 (8.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 23 (6.76%) JIRA
7 17 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (4.41%) JUnit
9 9 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.65%) RSpec
10 8 (2.35%) Mockito
10 8 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (2.35%) Subversion
11 7 (2.06%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.06%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.76%) Ant
12 6 (1.76%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.76%) Liquibase
13 5 (1.47%) Gradle
13 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (10.88%) Finance
2 13 (3.82%) Games
3 10 (2.94%) Banking
3 10 (2.94%) Retail
4 7 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.76%) Law
5 6 (1.76%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.18%) Front Office
6 4 (1.18%) Marketing
7 3 (0.88%) Electronics
7 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.88%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.59%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 118 (34.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 93 (27.35%) AWS DevOps
3 91 (26.76%) AWS Engineer
4 83 (24.41%) Developer
5 44 (12.94%) Java Developer
6 33 (9.71%) AWS Developer
7 31 (9.12%) Architect
8 28 (8.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 22 (6.47%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (5.88%) AWS Architect
11 19 (5.59%) Senior Developer
12 18 (5.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 17 (5.00%) Data Engineer
14 14 (4.12%) Administrator
14 14 (4.12%) Big Data Engineer
14 14 (4.12%) C# Developer
15 13 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
15 13 (3.82%) Senior C# Developer
15 13 (3.82%) Software Engineer
16 12 (3.53%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (23.24%) Web Services
2 45 (13.24%) Node.js
3 38 (11.18%) Spring
4 34 (10.00%) REST
5 32 (9.41%) Kafka
6 29 (8.53%) .NET
7 26 (7.65%) Elastic Stack
8 22 (6.47%) Swagger
9 21 (6.18%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (5.29%) AngularJS
10 18 (5.29%) Spring Boot
11 17 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 17 (5.00%) JSON
12 16 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (4.41%) HTML
13 15 (4.41%) RESTful
14 14 (4.12%) J2EE
15 13 (3.82%) Django
16 12 (3.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.71%) Public Cloud
2 17 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 15 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (4.41%) User Experience
4 12 (3.53%) Blog
5 10 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.65%) PKI
7 7 (2.06%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.47%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.47%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.88%) Replication
10 3 (0.88%) Wiki
11 2 (0.59%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.59%) iPad
11 2 (0.59%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 148 (43.53%) Linux
2 33 (9.71%) Windows
3 32 (9.41%) CentOS
4 26 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (7.06%) Unix
6 10 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.29%) Debian
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (57.94%) DevOps
2 181 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (27.65%) Microservices
4 90 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (20.59%) TDD
6 62 (18.24%) Scrum
7 55 (16.18%) Configuration Management
8 47 (13.82%) Auto-Scaling
9 46 (13.53%) High Availability
10 42 (12.35%) BDD
11 37 (10.88%) E-Commerce
12 34 (10.00%) Software Engineering
13 31 (9.12%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (8.82%) Machine Learning
15 28 (8.24%) Kanban
16 27 (7.94%) Open Source
17 22 (6.47%) Load Balancing
18 21 (6.18%) Mentoring
19 20 (5.88%) ETL
20 17 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 131 (38.53%) Java
2 105 (30.88%) Python
3 79 (23.24%) Ruby
4 65 (19.12%) Scala
5 60 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 59 (17.35%) Bash Shell
7 34 (10.00%) SQL
8 30 (8.82%) C#
9 23 (6.76%) Go
9 23 (6.76%) Perl
10 12 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.53%) R
11 11 (3.24%) PHP
12 8 (2.35%) C
13 7 (2.06%) ActionScript
13 7 (2.06%) ActionScript 2.0
14 6 (1.76%) Groovy
14 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.18%) C++
15 4 (1.18%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 36 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.06%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.76%) Degree
5 5 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) CCIE
8 1 (0.29%) CCNA
8 1 (0.29%) CCNP
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PhD
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.53%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.59%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 140 (41.18%) Docker
2 14 (4.12%) HDFS
3 12 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.35%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.06%) vCloud
6 5 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.18%) Apache Flume
7 4 (1.18%) Postfix
7 4 (1.18%) Squid
7 4 (1.18%) Xen
8 2 (0.59%) LXC
9 1 (0.29%) Gluster
9 1 (0.29%) iptables
9 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.29%) vSphere
9 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 100 (29.41%) Puppet
2 89 (26.18%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (22.35%) Terraform
4 75 (22.06%) Ansible
5 31 (9.12%) Kubernetes
6 21 (6.18%) Kibana
7 20 (5.88%) logstash
8 14 (4.12%) Hadoop YARN
9 12 (3.53%) Graphite
10 9 (2.65%) HAProxy
11 7 (2.06%) Grafana
12 5 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (1.47%) SELinux
13 4 (1.18%) Consul
13 4 (1.18%) Mesos
13 4 (1.18%) Packer
13 4 (1.18%) Rancher
13 4 (1.18%) Rsyslog
13 4 (1.18%) Sysdig
13 4 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (6.47%) VMware
2 20 (5.88%) New Relic
3 19 (5.59%) Oracle
4 15 (4.41%) Atlassian
4 15 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.82%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.94%) Google
7 7 (2.06%) SaltStack
8 6 (1.76%) Tableau
9 5 (1.47%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.47%) Trend Micro
10 4 (1.18%) Sonatype
11 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.88%) SAP
11 3 (0.88%) Splunk
11 3 (0.88%) Talend
12 2 (0.59%) Adobe
12 2 (0.59%) ATG
12 2 (0.59%) Demandware
12 2 (0.59%) hybris
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