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 29 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 > South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 133 138
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 15 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.27% 0.096%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.37% 2.97% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 3
South West median daily rate £444 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £396 £351 £323
90th Percentile £526 £406 £390
England median daily rate £500 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 343 269 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 12.55% 8.93% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 384 125
South West median daily rate £400 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +35.71%  
10th Percentile £265 £313 £183
90th Percentile £525 £1,000 £500
England median daily rate £475 £465 £413
% change year-on-year +2.15% +12.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 3
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £15.26 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.27% +22.08%  
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.17 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £33.75 £25.75
England median hourly rate £28.08 £19.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +47.78% -45.71%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 29 June 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 29 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
Devon 0 7 £438 +34.61%
Bristol - 5 £500 -
Gloucestershire +4 2 - - 3
Somerset - 1 £375 -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 33 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (63.64%) DevOps
3 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (54.55%) Java
5 15 (45.45%) MVC
5 15 (45.45%) Ember.js
5 15 (45.45%) AngularJS
6 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 12 (36.36%) .NET
7 10 (30.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (30.30%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 10 (30.30%) Scrum
7 10 (30.30%) Kanban
8 9 (27.27%) Mule
8 9 (27.27%) JPA
8 9 (27.27%) JSON
8 9 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Spring MVC
8 9 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (27.27%) Apache Camel
8 9 (27.27%) Puppet
8 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
8 9 (27.27%) Backbone.js
8 9 (27.27%) Spring Integration
8 9 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (27.27%) Hibernate
8 9 (27.27%) Spring
8 9 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 9 (27.27%) Mule
1 9 (27.27%) Mule ESB
2 6 (18.18%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
2 6 (18.18%) Jetty
2 6 (18.18%) Mongrel
2 6 (18.18%) nginx
2 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 5 (15.15%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (30.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (21.21%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (18.18%) GitHub
5 6 (18.18%) Google App Engine
5 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (9.09%) Amazon S3
6 3 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (9.09%) Route 53
7 2 (6.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (6.06%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (6.06%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (6.06%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DHCP
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
1 6 (18.18%) FTP
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
1 6 (18.18%) IPsec
1 6 (18.18%) SSL
1 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.06%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 6 (18.18%) Travis CI
3 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) Ant
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.06%) Maven
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Electronics
2 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 9 (27.27%) Marketing
2 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) AWS Developer
3 10 (30.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
5 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 6 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Azure Developer
7 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Consultant
7 4 (12.12%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) AngularJS
1 15 (45.45%) Ember.js
2 12 (36.36%) .NET
3 9 (27.27%) Apache Camel
3 9 (27.27%) Backbone.js
3 9 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 9 (27.27%) JPA
3 9 (27.27%) JSON
3 9 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
3 9 (27.27%) Spring
3 9 (27.27%) Spring Integration
3 9 (27.27%) Spring MVC
3 9 (27.27%) XML
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (18.18%) J2EE
4 6 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (18.18%) Servlets
4 6 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Public Cloud
2 6 (18.18%) Blog
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) DevOps
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) MVC
4 10 (30.30%) Kanban
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
5 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Programme Management
6 8 (24.24%) Microservices
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.18%) BDD
8 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (18.18%) CQRS
8 6 (18.18%) High Availability
8 6 (18.18%) Open Source
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) C#
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) Ruby
5 5 (15.15%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (18.18%) Xen
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
2 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) SAP
2 6 (18.18%) Google
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) IBM
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco