Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 6 months to 24 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 149 133
Rank change year-on-year +32 -16 -1
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 24 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.82% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.25% 3.49% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 8
Manchester median daily rate £513 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £290 £335 £438
90th Percentile £590 £572 £513
North West median daily rate £463 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 384 372 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.08% 10.51% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 232 115
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £250 £263 £255
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Manchester median hourly rate £24.50 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.48% -28.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £126.98 £15.25 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.07% -44.00% +20.48%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Salford +11 7 £450 -17.81%
Amazon EC2
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 22 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (70.83%) Amazon S3
4 15 (62.50%) Linux
5 12 (50.00%) DevOps
6 11 (45.83%) JIRA
7 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
8 9 (37.50%) Elastic Stack
9 8 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (33.33%) Docker
9 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 7 (29.17%) RESTful
10 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
10 7 (29.17%) Puppet
10 7 (29.17%) Node.js
10 7 (29.17%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (29.17%) GPG13
10 7 (29.17%) Kibana
10 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (29.17%) GitLab
10 7 (29.17%) logstash
10 7 (29.17%) JSON
10 7 (29.17%) Scrum
10 7 (29.17%) XML
10 7 (29.17%) Windows
10 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
11 6 (25.00%) Java
11 6 (25.00%) Python

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (29.17%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (16.67%) nginx
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 22 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (70.83%) Amazon S3
3 8 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (25.00%) Serverless
5 5 (20.83%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (16.67%) CloudFront
7 3 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (12.50%) SaaS
8 2 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (8.33%) Route 53
8 2 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SMS
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) SSH
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) Flink
2 2 (8.33%) Redis
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) JIRA
2 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (29.17%) GitLab
4 4 (16.67%) Maven
5 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
5 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
5 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (4.17%) GoCD
6 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) AWS Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Architect
7 2 (8.33%) AWS Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (29.17%) JSON
2 7 (29.17%) Node.js
2 7 (29.17%) RESTful
2 7 (29.17%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 5 (20.83%) Sass
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) Kafka
6 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.33%) React
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (8.33%) Sinatra
6 2 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (4.17%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) DevOps
3 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) Kanban
7 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Kibana
1 7 (29.17%) logstash
1 7 (29.17%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) Ansible
3 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (12.50%) Terraform
5 2 (8.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (8.33%) Packer
6 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) New Relic
1 2 (8.33%) SaltStack
2 1 (4.17%) NetApp
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) VMware