Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon ELB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon ELB over the 6 months to 21 November 2019 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 Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 672 714 755
Rank change year-on-year +42 +41 +55
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 135 187 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.55% 0.75% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 133 91
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +19.44%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £400
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £455
% change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon ELB is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24,468 25,059 17,496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.41% 24.08% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,623 17,377 12,142
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £275
90th Percentile £660 £645 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 336 235
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +7.85%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.27 £11.10
90th Percentile £78.75 £63.75 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% - +2.58%

Amazon ELB
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon ELB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ELB in the UK

Amazon ELB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon ELB in the UK

Amazon ELB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon ELB over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon ELB in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon ELB within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2019. 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
England +50 129 £513 -6.82% 25
UK excluding London +61 82 £500 - 23
London +52 52 £550 -8.33% 5
North of England +5 40 £500 - 11
Midlands +63 23 £488 -11.36% 6
North West +11 23 £525 +15.38% 3
West Midlands +54 21 £488 -11.36% 3
North East +32 14 £495 -1.00%
South West - 11 £525 - 1
Scotland +27 5 £550 +46.67% 3
Yorkshire -1 3 £600 +9.09% 8
South East +38 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 3
East of England +32 1 £625 +19.05% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Amazon ELB.

1 134 (99.26%) AWS
2 133 (98.52%) Amazon EC2
3 120 (88.89%) Amazon S3
4 117 (86.67%) DevOps
5 95 (70.37%) Linux
6 89 (65.93%) Terraform
7 81 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
8 75 (55.56%) Puppet
9 64 (47.41%) Route 53
9 64 (47.41%) Python
10 61 (45.19%) Configuration Management
11 58 (42.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 54 (40.00%) Jenkins
12 54 (40.00%) Docker
13 52 (38.52%) Ansible
13 52 (38.52%) Migration
14 47 (34.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 44 (32.59%) AWS CloudFormation
16 43 (31.85%) Kubernetes
17 39 (28.89%) Security Cleared
18 38 (28.15%) SC Cleared
19 35 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
20 33 (24.44%) Serverless
21 32 (23.70%) AWS Certification
21 32 (23.70%) Git (software)
22 30 (22.22%) Microservices
23 29 (21.48%) Bash Shell
24 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
24 27 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
25 26 (19.26%) Amazon ECS

Amazon ELB
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (11.11%) nginx
2 8 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.70%) Confluence
4 4 (2.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.96%) Apache
4 4 (2.96%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.48%) Ethereum
5 2 (1.48%) GemFire
5 2 (1.48%) Hyperledger
5 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) InDesign
1 3 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (1.48%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 134 (99.26%) AWS
2 133 (98.52%) Amazon EC2
3 120 (88.89%) Amazon S3
4 64 (47.41%) Route 53
5 47 (34.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 44 (32.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 33 (24.44%) Serverless
8 27 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
9 26 (19.26%) Amazon ECS
10 25 (18.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 16 (11.85%) Datadog
12 11 (8.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 11 (8.15%) GitHub
13 10 (7.41%) Amazon EKS
13 10 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (6.67%) Amazon Glacier
15 8 (5.93%) CloudFront
16 7 (5.19%) Amazon EMR
16 7 (5.19%) AWS CloudTrail
17 6 (4.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.11%) VPN
2 12 (8.89%) HTTP
3 7 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.70%) DNS
5 4 (2.96%) DHCP
5 4 (2.96%) Firewall
5 4 (2.96%) NAS
5 4 (2.96%) SAN
6 3 (2.22%) Network Security
6 3 (2.22%) WAN
7 2 (1.48%) DSL
7 2 (1.48%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 1 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (12.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (9.63%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (8.89%) MySQL
5 7 (5.19%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.44%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.96%) Electronic Patient Records
9 3 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.22%) SimpleDB
10 2 (1.48%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.48%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.48%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.48%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.48%) Parquet
11 1 (0.74%) Big Data
11 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 32 (23.70%) Git (software)
3 17 (12.59%) SonarQube
4 13 (9.63%) GitLab
5 10 (7.41%) CircleCI
6 8 (5.93%) JIRA
7 7 (5.19%) JMeter
8 6 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.44%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (2.96%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.96%) Selenium
11 2 (1.48%) Gatling
11 2 (1.48%) Gradle
11 2 (1.48%) Liquibase
11 2 (1.48%) Protractor
11 2 (1.48%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.74%) Spinnaker
12 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (6.67%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (39.26%) AWS Engineer
3 47 (34.81%) AWS DevOps
4 31 (22.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 22 (16.30%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (8.89%) Consultant
7 11 (8.15%) Senior DevOps
7 11 (8.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) DevOps Consultant
9 9 (6.67%) Architect
9 9 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
10 6 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) AWS Architect
12 4 (2.96%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (2.96%) Java Engineer
12 4 (2.96%) Lead DevOps
12 4 (2.96%) Migration Architect
12 4 (2.96%) Senior Java Engineer
13 3 (2.22%) CloudOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) JSON
2 12 (8.89%) Web Services
3 10 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (5.19%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (5.19%) Kafka
4 7 (5.19%) YAML
5 6 (4.44%) HTML
5 6 (4.44%) REST
6 5 (3.70%) RESTful
7 4 (2.96%) Apache Sling
7 4 (2.96%) J2SE
7 4 (2.96%) Lucene
7 4 (2.96%) OSGi
7 4 (2.96%) SAML
7 4 (2.96%) XSLT
8 3 (2.22%) boto
8 3 (2.22%) CSS
8 3 (2.22%) Node.js
9 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Clustering
2 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.96%) NHS
4 4 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.48%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (70.37%) Linux
2 58 (42.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (14.07%) Windows
4 12 (8.89%) CentOS
5 10 (7.41%) Unix
6 5 (3.70%) CoreOS
7 4 (2.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (86.67%) DevOps
2 61 (45.19%) Configuration Management
3 52 (38.52%) Migration
4 30 (22.22%) Microservices
5 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (11.85%) Load Balancing
8 15 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
9 13 (9.63%) Infrastructure as Code
9 13 (9.63%) Static Code Analysis
10 10 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (7.41%) Open Source
10 10 (7.41%) Scrum
11 9 (6.67%) Chaos Engineering
11 9 (6.67%) DevSecOps
11 9 (6.67%) Kanban
12 8 (5.93%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.19%) SDLC
14 6 (4.44%) Continuous Deployment
14 6 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 64 (47.41%) Python
2 29 (21.48%) Bash Shell
3 15 (11.11%) Java
3 15 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 15 (11.11%) SQL
4 12 (8.89%) Perl
5 11 (8.15%) Ruby
6 10 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 9 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.93%) Groovy
9 4 (2.96%) Java 8
10 3 (2.22%) PHP
11 2 (1.48%) C++
11 2 (1.48%) Go
12 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 38 (28.15%) SC Cleared
3 32 (23.70%) AWS Certification
4 10 (7.41%) RHCE
5 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) HIPAA
1 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (40.00%) Docker
2 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) vSphere
3 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.48%) HDFS
5 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.74%) LXC
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 89 (65.93%) Terraform
2 75 (55.56%) Puppet
3 52 (38.52%) Ansible
4 43 (31.85%) Kubernetes
5 35 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (9.63%) Consul
6 13 (9.63%) Rancher
7 9 (6.67%) Prometheus
8 5 (3.70%) Grafana
9 4 (2.96%) QRadar
9 4 (2.96%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (2.96%) vRealize
9 4 (2.96%) ZABBIX
10 3 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (2.22%) Packer
11 2 (1.48%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (1.48%) Kibana
11 2 (1.48%) Mesos
11 2 (1.48%) Nagios
12 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (6.67%) New Relic
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.70%) Splunk
4 4 (2.96%) Adobe
4 4 (2.96%) CommVault
4 4 (2.96%) Okta
4 4 (2.96%) PlateSpin
4 4 (2.96%) SolarWinds
4 4 (2.96%) VMware
5 3 (2.22%) Black Duck
6 2 (1.48%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.48%) Databricks
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle
6 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.74%) Citrix
7 1 (0.74%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.74%) Google
7 1 (0.74%) Murex
7 1 (0.74%) Symantec
7 1 (0.74%) Tableau