The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 30 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.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 132 142
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 18 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.69% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.47% 4.32% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
Median daily rate £435 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £420 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £403
% change year-on-year - +11.80%  
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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 278 185 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.69% 6.36% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 137 99
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £494 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.14% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.75 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £101.75 £68.00
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the South West

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the South West

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Gloucestershire +7 7 £375 - 3
Devon - 5 £550 - 1
Bristol +10 3 £394 -12.50%
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 28 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (75.00%) Java
3 18 (64.29%) MVC
4 16 (57.14%) SQL
4 16 (57.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 14 (50.00%) Finance
5 14 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (46.43%) Apache Camel
6 13 (46.43%) Spring Integration
6 13 (46.43%) JSON
6 13 (46.43%) Spring MVC
6 13 (46.43%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (46.43%) Integration Testing
6 13 (46.43%) Mule
6 13 (46.43%) JPA
6 13 (46.43%) Manufacturing
6 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
6 13 (46.43%) Programme Management
6 13 (46.43%) Electronics
6 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
6 13 (46.43%) Spring
6 13 (46.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (46.43%) Marketing
6 13 (46.43%) SAP
6 13 (46.43%) XML
6 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (46.43%) Mule ESB
7 12 (42.86%) Ember.js
8 11 (39.29%) DevOps
9 10 (35.71%) .NET

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (46.43%) Mule
1 13 (46.43%) Mule ESB
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) JBoss
2 5 (17.86%) Jetty
2 5 (17.86%) Mongrel
2 5 (17.86%) nginx
2 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 13 (46.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (57.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon S3
4 5 (17.86%) Google App Engine
4 5 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (10.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (10.71%) GitHub
6 3 (10.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) HTTP
1 8 (28.57%) SSL
1 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) FTP
2 5 (17.86%) IPsec
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 7 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Travis CI
3 4 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.14%) Artifactory
5 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) SonarQube
5 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Electronics
2 13 (46.43%) Manufacturing
2 13 (46.43%) Marketing
2 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Integration Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Angular Developer
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Azure Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 13 (46.43%) Apache Camel
2 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
2 13 (46.43%) JPA
2 13 (46.43%) JSON
2 13 (46.43%) Spring
2 13 (46.43%) Spring Integration
2 13 (46.43%) Spring MVC
2 13 (46.43%) XML
3 12 (42.86%) Ember.js
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
5 9 (32.14%) Backbone.js
5 9 (32.14%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (17.86%) J2EE
6 5 (17.86%) Servlets
7 3 (10.71%) CSS
7 3 (10.71%) Node.js
7 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blog
1 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) CESG
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.71%) CentOS
4 2 (7.14%) CoreOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) MVC
2 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (46.43%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (46.43%) Integration Testing
2 13 (46.43%) Programme Management
3 11 (39.29%) DevOps
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.00%) Open Source
6 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.86%) High Availability
7 4 (14.29%) Kanban
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Auto-Scaling
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) CQRS
8 3 (10.71%) Microservices
8 3 (10.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.71%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Scala
6 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (17.86%) Xen
2 3 (10.71%) Docker
3 2 (7.14%) LXC
3 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Nagios
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.71%) OSSEC
3 2 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) Google
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) New Relic
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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