Period
to 23 September 2017

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 23 September 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 Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 732 816 852
Rank change year-on-year +84 +36 -34
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 118 67 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.062% 0.043%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.81% 0.58% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 49 18
UK median daily rate £519 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £400 £335 £340
90th Percentile £606 £606 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +10.75%
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 14546 11617 7042
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.86% 10.81% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9976 8070 4647
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% +0.74%
10th Percentile £270 £275 £250
90th Percentile £622 £605 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 180 130
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.88% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.23
90th Percentile £63.75 £48.88 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £16.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +15.03% -28.26% +31.43%

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 23 September 2017.

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 23 September 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
England +94 111 £525 +3.45% 8
London +38 74 £538 +2.38% 5
UK excluding London +70 43 £465 +9.41% 3
South East +38 11 £450 +63.64% 2
West Midlands +49 10 £500 - 1
Midlands +35 10 £500 - 1
East of England 0 7 £588 +52.60%
North of England +72 5 £550 +29.41%
Wales -12 5 £494 +9.72%
North West +34 4 £550 +29.41%
South West - 3 £400 -
East Midlands - 2 £475 -
Scotland - 2 £525 -
North East - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Amazon ELB.

1 116 (98.31%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (84.75%) Amazon EC2
3 85 (72.03%) DevOps
4 81 (68.64%) Amazon S3
5 70 (59.32%) Linux
6 66 (55.93%) Amazon RDS
6 66 (55.93%) Jenkins
7 60 (50.85%) Puppet
8 58 (49.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 58 (49.15%) Docker
9 56 (47.46%) Terraform
10 53 (44.92%) Ansible
10 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (40.68%) Git (software)
12 43 (36.44%) Route 53
12 43 (36.44%) Python
13 41 (34.75%) AWS CloudFormation
14 38 (32.20%) Bash Shell
15 36 (30.51%) PostgreSQL
16 33 (27.97%) Kibana
17 32 (27.12%) Configuration Management
17 32 (27.12%) Elasticsearch
18 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (26.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 30 (25.42%) logstash
19 30 (25.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 28 (23.73%) Security Cleared
21 27 (22.88%) Elastic Stack
22 26 (22.03%) Continuous Delivery
22 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared

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 32 (27.12%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (22.03%) Apache
3 21 (17.80%) Tomcat
4 18 (15.25%) Confluence
4 18 (15.25%) nginx
5 8 (6.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (4.24%) IIS
7 4 (3.39%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.54%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.54%) CMS
9 2 (1.69%) JBoss
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 116 (98.31%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (84.75%) Amazon EC2
3 81 (68.64%) Amazon S3
4 58 (49.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 43 (36.44%) Route 53
6 41 (34.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 31 (26.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 30 (25.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 20 (16.95%) Amazon SQS
10 17 (14.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 17 (14.41%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (12.71%) CloudFront
12 12 (10.17%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (5.08%) IaaS
13 6 (5.08%) PaaS
14 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (4.24%) npm
14 5 (4.24%) Yarn
15 4 (3.39%) AWS OpsWorks
15 4 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.19%) HTTP
2 24 (20.34%) DNS
3 19 (16.10%) OpenLDAP
4 16 (13.56%) OpenVPN
4 16 (13.56%) SSH
5 12 (10.17%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.63%) Firewall
6 9 (7.63%) SSL
6 9 (7.63%) VPN
7 7 (5.93%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (5.08%) Network Security
9 5 (4.24%) BGP
9 5 (4.24%) BIG-IP
9 5 (4.24%) DSL
10 4 (3.39%) Internet
11 3 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.54%) EIGRP
11 3 (2.54%) MPLS
11 3 (2.54%) OSPF
11 3 (2.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (55.93%) Amazon RDS
2 36 (30.51%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (20.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 22 (18.64%) MongoDB
5 20 (16.95%) NoSQL
6 15 (12.71%) MySQL
7 14 (11.86%) Redis
8 9 (7.63%) Oracle Database
9 6 (5.08%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
11 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.69%) Big Data
12 2 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.85%) GIS
13 1 (0.85%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.85%) InfluxDB
13 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 66 (55.93%) Jenkins
2 48 (40.68%) Git (software)
3 21 (17.80%) Maven
3 21 (17.80%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (16.95%) JIRA
5 19 (16.10%) Ant
5 19 (16.10%) Bitbucket
6 16 (13.56%) JUnit
6 16 (13.56%) Liquibase
6 16 (13.56%) SonarQube
7 10 (8.47%) Vagrant
8 8 (6.78%) NUnit
9 7 (5.93%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.08%) NuGet
10 6 (5.08%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.24%) Artifactory
11 5 (4.24%) Bower
11 5 (4.24%) Selenium
11 5 (4.24%) Subversion
11 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (5.08%) Banking
2 5 (4.24%) Games
3 3 (2.54%) Publishing
4 2 (1.69%) Finance
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (56.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (38.14%) AWS Engineer
3 36 (30.51%) AWS DevOps
4 34 (28.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 16 (13.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Developer
7 10 (8.47%) Architect
8 8 (6.78%) AWS Developer
9 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.08%) DBA
9 6 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (4.24%) Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Digital Architect
10 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared DBA
10 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.24%) WebOps Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) AWS Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Senior WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.88%) Elastic Stack
2 26 (22.03%) Web Services
3 23 (19.49%) REST
4 16 (13.56%) MCollective
5 13 (11.02%) .NET
5 13 (11.02%) LEMP Stack
6 12 (10.17%) Kafka
7 10 (8.47%) jQuery
7 10 (8.47%) React
8 8 (6.78%) HTML
8 8 (6.78%) Node.js
8 8 (6.78%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (6.78%) RESTful
9 7 (5.93%) .NET Core
10 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.08%) OAuth
10 6 (5.08%) OpenID
10 6 (5.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 6 (5.08%) SAML
10 6 (5.08%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.64%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.39%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.69%) DataPower
4 2 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) Fintech
5 1 (0.85%) Social Media
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (59.32%) Linux
2 22 (18.64%) CentOS
3 11 (9.32%) Windows
4 9 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.63%) Unix
5 8 (6.78%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.54%) CoreOS
6 3 (2.54%) Debian
6 3 (2.54%) VMS
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (72.03%) DevOps
2 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (27.12%) Configuration Management
4 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (22.03%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (21.19%) Load Balancing
7 22 (18.64%) Scrum
8 21 (17.80%) Microservices
9 18 (15.25%) Coaching
10 16 (13.56%) Service Management
10 16 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (11.02%) Migration
12 9 (7.63%) High Availability
13 8 (6.78%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.78%) Test Automation
14 7 (5.93%) API Design
14 7 (5.93%) Open Source
15 6 (5.08%) Auto-Scaling
15 6 (5.08%) Push Notifications
15 6 (5.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.44%) Python
2 38 (32.20%) Bash Shell
3 25 (21.19%) Java
3 25 (21.19%) Ruby
4 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.41%) Groovy
6 12 (10.17%) Shell Script
6 12 (10.17%) SQL
7 11 (9.32%) PHP
8 9 (7.63%) Perl
9 8 (6.78%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.08%) TypeScript
11 5 (4.24%) Clojure
11 5 (4.24%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (4.24%) Go
11 5 (4.24%) R
12 3 (2.54%) Scala
13 1 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 28 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.78%) AWS Certification
4 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.54%) CCIE
6 3 (2.54%) CCNP
7 2 (1.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.85%) CEH
8 1 (0.85%) CISA
8 1 (0.85%) CISM
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.85%) CRISC
8 1 (0.85%) Degree
8 1 (0.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.85%) GCP
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (49.15%) Docker
2 19 (16.10%) Squid
2 19 (16.10%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (13.56%) Postfix
3 16 (13.56%) vCloud
4 6 (5.08%) Corosync
5 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.54%) HDFS
7 2 (1.69%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.85%) KVM
8 1 (0.85%) LXC
8 1 (0.85%) NFS
8 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (50.85%) Puppet
2 56 (47.46%) Terraform
3 53 (44.92%) Ansible
4 33 (27.97%) Kibana
5 30 (25.42%) logstash
6 22 (18.64%) Kubernetes
6 22 (18.64%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (16.95%) ZABBIX
8 19 (16.10%) Sysdig
9 16 (13.56%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (13.56%) Rancher
9 16 (13.56%) Rsyslog
10 14 (11.86%) Packer
11 10 (8.47%) Prometheus
12 8 (6.78%) Mesos
13 7 (5.93%) Marathon
14 6 (5.08%) Data Guard
14 6 (5.08%) Nagios
14 6 (5.08%) Pacemaker
14 6 (5.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (16.95%) VMware
2 17 (14.41%) Oracle
3 16 (13.56%) Sonatype
4 13 (11.02%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.63%) SaltStack
6 8 (6.78%) AppDynamics
7 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.08%) New Relic
9 5 (4.24%) F5
9 5 (4.24%) Rackspace
10 4 (3.39%) hybris
10 4 (3.39%) IBM
11 3 (2.54%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.54%) Cisco
11 3 (2.54%) ForgeRock
11 3 (2.54%) HP
11 3 (2.54%) Juniper
11 3 (2.54%) MuleSoft
11 3 (2.54%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.54%) ServiceNow