Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 178 208
Rank change year-on-year +19 +30 -6
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 47 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.83% 0.46% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.03% 4.80% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 5
South West median daily rate £463 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +18.42% +1.33%
10th Percentile £332 £354 £355
90th Percentile £525 £556 £490
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 779 542 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.75% 9.53% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 377 229
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% -10.00%
10th Percentile £190 £211 £190
90th Percentile £532 £588 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 4
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £32.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.04% +111.29% -8.82%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.01 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £22.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 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
Devon - 27 £444 -
Bristol -14 11 £438 -2.78%
Wiltshire +2 7 £475 -5.00% 1
Dorset - 1 £598 -
Amazon EC2
England

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 South West region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 47 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (82.98%) DevOps
3 31 (65.96%) Amazon RDS
4 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (63.83%) AWS Lambda
4 30 (63.83%) Serverless
5 27 (57.45%) Python
6 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
6 24 (51.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (44.68%) Java
8 20 (42.55%) Scrum
9 19 (40.43%) Web Services
10 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (34.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (34.04%) Docker
12 14 (29.79%) Kanban
12 14 (29.79%) .NET
12 14 (29.79%) Linux
13 12 (25.53%) HTTP
13 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
13 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
13 12 (25.53%) Puppet
14 11 (23.40%) Open Source
14 11 (23.40%) Amazon S3
14 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
14 11 (23.40%) SSL
14 11 (23.40%) Public Cloud
15 10 (21.28%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (21.28%) DNS
15 10 (21.28%) DHCP

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 (19.15%) Apache
1 9 (19.15%) IIS
1 9 (19.15%) Jetty
1 9 (19.15%) Mongrel
1 9 (19.15%) nginx
1 9 (19.15%) Tomcat
1 9 (19.15%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 47 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (63.83%) AWS Lambda
2 30 (63.83%) Serverless
3 24 (51.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (23.40%) Amazon S3
5 10 (21.28%) Google App Engine
5 10 (21.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (17.02%) GitHub
6 8 (17.02%) Route 53
6 8 (17.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (14.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (14.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
10 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) HTTP
1 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
2 11 (23.40%) SSL
3 10 (21.28%) DHCP
3 10 (21.28%) DNS
3 10 (21.28%) FTP
3 10 (21.28%) IPsec
4 3 (6.38%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (65.96%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (14.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.38%) Redis
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
2 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.15%) Travis CI
4 5 (10.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
5 4 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.51%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.26%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (2.13%) Electronics
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.13%) Marketing
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 22 (46.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (44.68%) AWS Engineer
4 20 (42.55%) AWS Developer
5 17 (36.17%) AWS DevOps
6 16 (34.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 13 (27.66%) DevOps Developer
8 12 (25.53%) Automation Developer
8 12 (25.53%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Consultant
9 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Web Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Architect
10 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) Web Services
2 14 (29.79%) .NET
3 9 (19.15%) J2EE
3 9 (19.15%) Servlets
4 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (10.64%) Ember.js
4 5 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (8.51%) Node.js
6 3 (6.38%) LAMP
6 3 (6.38%) React
7 2 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (4.26%) Laravel
7 2 (4.26%) Memcached
7 2 (4.26%) React Native
7 2 (4.26%) REST
8 1 (2.13%) jQuery
8 1 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.64%) Blog
3 1 (2.13%) CESG
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) RIA
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) CentOS
2 4 (8.51%) CoreOS
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) DevOps
2 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) Scrum
4 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (34.04%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (29.79%) Kanban
7 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
8 11 (23.40%) Open Source
9 8 (17.02%) Coaching
10 7 (14.89%) Auto-Scaling
11 6 (12.77%) BDD
11 6 (12.77%) DSDM
11 6 (12.77%) Pair Programming
11 6 (12.77%) TDD
11 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
12 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (10.64%) CQRS
12 5 (10.64%) High Availability
12 5 (10.64%) MVC
12 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Python
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) Ruby
4 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.64%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) Scala
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Docker
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.28%) Xen
3 4 (8.51%) VirtualBox
4 2 (4.26%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Puppet
2 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.64%) Terraform
4 4 (8.51%) Ansible
5 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
5 2 (4.26%) OSSEC
6 1 (2.13%) Grafana
6 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Google
1 10 (21.28%) VMware
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) New Relic
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Splunk