Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 599 689 712
Rank change year-on-year +90 +23 +41
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 79 190 168
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 0.72% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 120 118
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £406 £450 £411
90th Percentile £675 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 18,303 26,271 20,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.11% 27.10% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,225 18,082 14,103
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 302 271
Median hourly rate £23.94 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £63.50 £48.25
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% - +1.60%

Amazon ELB
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ELB in the UK

Amazon ELB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon ELB.

Daily rate trend for Amazon ELB in the UK

Amazon ELB
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon ELB over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon ELB in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 13 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 7 April 2020. 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 +76 66 £550 -2.22% 19
UK excluding London +117 48 £550 +10.00% 9
London +54 32 £563 -8.54% 11
South East +117 15 £581 +16.25% 1
Scotland +45 12 £400 +6.67% 1
North of England +45 11 £575 +4.55% 6
South West +44 9 £525 +2.44% 1
North West +32 7 £575 +4.55% 4
Work from Home +9 5 £550 +10.00% 5
Yorkshire +37 4 £520 -0.90% 2
East of England +33 2 £625 +31.58%
Midlands +62 1 - -
West Midlands +56 1 - -

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 79 (100.00%) AWS
2 78 (98.73%) Amazon EC2
3 74 (93.67%) Amazon S3
4 57 (72.15%) DevOps
5 48 (60.76%) Terraform
6 45 (56.96%) Linux
7 42 (53.16%) Docker
7 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (48.10%) Kubernetes
9 34 (43.04%) Python
10 32 (40.51%) Jenkins
11 30 (37.97%) Amazon RDS
12 29 (36.71%) Ansible
13 26 (32.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 25 (31.65%) Java
15 24 (30.38%) Scrum
15 24 (30.38%) Amazon ECS
16 23 (29.11%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (29.11%) Route 53
17 22 (27.85%) Serverless
18 21 (26.58%) Confluence
18 21 (26.58%) AWS Lambda
18 21 (26.58%) JIRA
18 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 19 (24.05%) Microservices
19 19 (24.05%) SaaS
19 19 (24.05%) Amazon EMR
20 18 (22.78%) Opscode Chef
20 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
20 18 (22.78%) Infrastructure as Code

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 21 (26.58%) Confluence
2 8 (10.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (10.13%) nginx
3 6 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (6.33%) Apache Spark
4 5 (6.33%) GemFire
4 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.80%) JBoss
7 2 (2.53%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) InDesign
1 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.27%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 79 (100.00%) AWS
2 78 (98.73%) Amazon EC2
3 74 (93.67%) Amazon S3
4 26 (32.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 24 (30.38%) Amazon ECS
6 23 (29.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (29.11%) Route 53
7 22 (27.85%) Serverless
8 21 (26.58%) AWS Lambda
9 19 (24.05%) Amazon EMR
9 19 (24.05%) SaaS
10 17 (21.52%) PaaS
11 15 (18.99%) GitHub
11 15 (18.99%) OpenShift
12 14 (17.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (16.46%) AWS CloudTrail
13 13 (16.46%) IaaS
14 10 (12.66%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (11.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (8.86%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) VPN
2 8 (10.13%) DSL
3 5 (6.33%) HTTP
4 3 (3.80%) BIG-IP
4 3 (3.80%) Firewall
4 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.80%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.97%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.39%) SimpleDB
3 8 (10.13%) MariaDB
4 6 (7.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (6.33%) Big Data
5 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.06%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.06%) MySQL
6 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.53%) BigQuery
8 2 (2.53%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.53%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (40.51%) Jenkins
2 21 (26.58%) JIRA
3 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.66%) CircleCI
5 9 (11.39%) SonarQube
6 8 (10.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (10.13%) Liquibase
7 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.33%) GitLab
7 5 (6.33%) JMeter
7 5 (6.33%) Protractor
7 5 (6.33%) Selenium
7 5 (6.33%) Snyk
7 5 (6.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.80%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.80%) Maven
9 1 (1.27%) Spinnaker
9 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
3 3 (3.80%) Publishing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Senior DevOps
3 12 (15.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (12.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Business Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Cloud Technical Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Consultant
10 4 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (5.06%) Platform Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Development Engineer
12 2 (2.53%) Java Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Principal Engineer
12 2 (2.53%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) Elastic Stack
1 9 (11.39%) REST
2 8 (10.13%) Kafka
2 8 (10.13%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (8.86%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (8.86%) XSLT
4 6 (7.59%) Web Services
5 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.33%) HTML
5 5 (6.33%) WireMock
6 4 (5.06%) Apache Sling
6 4 (5.06%) J2SE
6 4 (5.06%) jQuery
6 4 (5.06%) Lucene
6 4 (5.06%) OSGi
6 4 (5.06%) RESTful
6 4 (5.06%) SAML
6 4 (5.06%) SOAP
6 4 (5.06%) Spring
7 3 (3.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (12.66%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.80%) DataPower
4 3 (3.80%) PKI
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.27%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.96%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (11.39%) Windows
4 5 (6.33%) CoreOS
5 4 (5.06%) CentOS
6 2 (2.53%) Android
6 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (72.15%) DevOps
2 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.38%) Scrum
4 19 (24.05%) Microservices
5 18 (22.78%) Infrastructure as Code
6 17 (21.52%) Kanban
7 12 (15.19%) Configuration Management
7 12 (15.19%) Migration
7 12 (15.19%) SDLC
8 11 (13.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (12.66%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Automation
10 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.86%) Project Delivery
12 6 (7.59%) Pair Programming
13 5 (6.33%) Analytics
13 5 (6.33%) Big Data Analytics
13 5 (6.33%) Data Analytics
13 5 (6.33%) High Availability
13 5 (6.33%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) Python
2 25 (31.65%) Java
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.13%) Groovy
5 8 (10.13%) Perl
6 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.59%) SQL
7 4 (5.06%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) Clojure
8 2 (2.53%) ES6
8 2 (2.53%) Java 8
8 2 (2.53%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) AWS Certification
2 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) HIPAA
1 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 42 (53.16%) Docker
2 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (60.76%) Terraform
2 38 (48.10%) Kubernetes
3 29 (36.71%) Ansible
4 18 (22.78%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (20.25%) Puppet
6 10 (12.66%) Prometheus
7 7 (8.86%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (5.06%) Grafana
8 4 (5.06%) Packer
8 4 (5.06%) Rancher
9 3 (3.80%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (3.80%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.27%) Graphite
10 1 (1.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle
1 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.06%) Adobe
2 4 (5.06%) Black Duck
2 4 (5.06%) IBM
2 4 (5.06%) Okta
3 3 (3.80%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.80%) CA
3 3 (3.80%) Citrix
3 3 (3.80%) F5
3 3 (3.80%) Google
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.27%) Murex
4 1 (1.27%) Talend