Period
to 21 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 677 750 808
Rank change year-on-year +73 +58 +59
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 203 132 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.082%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.89% 0.85% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 81 64
UK median daily rate £550 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +19.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £345
90th Percentile £650 £638 £622
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £455 £438
% change year-on-year +9.89% +4.00% -12.50%
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 22,834 15,507 12,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.31% 15.61% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,712 10,690 8,306
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +8.43%
10th Percentile £303 £270 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 220 187
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.23 £11.59
90th Percentile £60.59 £63.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £17.03
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.10% -24.31%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon ELB in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 11 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 October 2018. 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 +67 195 £550 +2.33% 30
London +2 107 £600 +10.34% 12
UK excluding London +28 91 £500 +9.89% 18
North of England +36 69 £500 -9.09% 10
Yorkshire - 39 £550 - 2
North West +6 28 £455 -17.27% 6
West Midlands -14 14 £450 -10.00% 2
Midlands -14 14 £450 -10.00% 5
North East - 5 £500 - 2
South East -18 4 £420 -6.67% 2
Scotland -19 4 £500 -4.76%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 199 (98.03%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (92.61%) Amazon EC2
3 161 (79.31%) Amazon S3
4 159 (78.33%) Terraform
5 142 (69.95%) DevOps
6 127 (62.56%) Puppet
7 120 (59.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 116 (57.14%) Linux
9 109 (53.69%) Amazon RDS
10 105 (51.72%) Jenkins
11 89 (43.84%) Python
12 87 (42.86%) Route 53
13 84 (41.38%) Docker
14 79 (38.92%) Ansible
15 71 (34.98%) MySQL
16 66 (32.51%) MongoDB
17 65 (32.02%) Kubernetes
18 64 (31.53%) Serverless
19 62 (30.54%) AWS Lambda
20 60 (29.56%) Microservices
21 58 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 57 (28.08%) AWS CloudFormation
23 56 (27.59%) Elastic Stack
24 55 (27.09%) Java
25 54 (26.60%) Configuration Management
26 48 (23.65%) Git (software)
27 47 (23.15%) CentOS
28 45 (22.17%) Load Balancing
28 45 (22.17%) Packer
29 44 (21.67%) HTTP

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 27 (13.30%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (10.34%) Confluence
3 20 (9.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 18 (8.87%) Apache
5 15 (7.39%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.94%) nginx
7 5 (2.46%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.97%) JBoss
9 3 (1.48%) IIS
9 3 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 199 (98.03%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (92.61%) Amazon EC2
3 161 (79.31%) Amazon S3
4 120 (59.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 87 (42.86%) Route 53
6 64 (31.53%) Serverless
7 62 (30.54%) AWS Lambda
8 57 (28.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 33 (16.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 28 (13.79%) GitHub
11 22 (10.84%) CloudFront
12 16 (7.88%) Amazon Kinesis
13 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (4.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (4.43%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (3.94%) Slack
16 7 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
16 7 (3.45%) OpenShift
16 7 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (21.67%) HTTP
2 34 (16.75%) Firewall
3 12 (5.91%) OpenLDAP
4 10 (4.93%) OpenVPN
5 9 (4.43%) DNS
6 8 (3.94%) SSH
6 8 (3.94%) VPN
7 7 (3.45%) SSL
8 6 (2.96%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.48%) Internet
10 2 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.99%) IPsec
10 2 (0.99%) SNMP
10 2 (0.99%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.49%) DSL
11 1 (0.49%) LAN
11 1 (0.49%) SMS
11 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (53.69%) Amazon RDS
2 71 (34.98%) MySQL
3 66 (32.51%) MongoDB
4 34 (16.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 28 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (8.87%) InfluxDB
7 14 (6.90%) NoSQL
8 11 (5.42%) SQL Server
9 10 (4.93%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.96%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (2.46%) MariaDB
12 5 (2.46%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.46%) Redis
13 4 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.48%) HBase
15 2 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
15 2 (0.99%) Power BI
16 1 (0.49%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 105 (51.72%) Jenkins
2 48 (23.65%) Git (software)
3 42 (20.69%) GitLab
4 40 (19.70%) SonarQube
5 39 (19.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 31 (15.27%) Bitbucket
7 30 (14.78%) Artifactory
8 22 (10.84%) JIRA
9 13 (6.40%) Maven
10 10 (4.93%) Ant
11 9 (4.43%) Liquibase
12 8 (3.94%) JUnit
13 5 (2.46%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.46%) Selenium
13 5 (2.46%) Subversion
14 4 (1.97%) FishEye
14 4 (1.97%) Gradle
14 4 (1.97%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.99%) Apache Ivy
16 1 (0.49%) gulp
General
1 14 (6.90%) Marketing
2 11 (5.42%) Finance
3 8 (3.94%) Retail
4 5 (2.46%) Banking
4 5 (2.46%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.48%) Advertising
6 2 (0.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (55.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (31.53%) AWS Engineer
3 63 (31.03%) AWS DevOps
4 59 (29.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 23 (11.33%) Consultant
6 22 (10.84%) Architect
7 18 (8.87%) AWS Consultant
8 17 (8.37%) AWS Architect
9 13 (6.40%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (3.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 8 (3.94%) Platform Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Server Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
12 7 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 6 (2.96%) Automation Consultant
13 6 (2.96%) Data Engineer
13 6 (2.96%) Deployment Engineer
13 6 (2.96%) Developer
13 6 (2.96%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.59%) Elastic Stack
2 34 (16.75%) Web Services
3 23 (11.33%) Sensu
3 23 (11.33%) Spring Boot
4 21 (10.34%) Node.js
5 10 (4.93%) REST
6 8 (3.94%) MCollective
7 6 (2.96%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (2.46%) Kafka
9 4 (1.97%) Express
9 4 (1.97%) LAMP
9 4 (1.97%) Spring
10 3 (1.48%) JSON
10 3 (1.48%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (1.48%) OSGi
11 2 (0.99%) boto
11 2 (0.99%) JMS
11 2 (0.99%) Lambda Expressions
12 1 (0.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.40%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.45%) NHS
4 5 (2.46%) Fintech
4 5 (2.46%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.46%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.97%) Replication
6 3 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.48%) Clustering
6 3 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.99%) User Experience
7 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.49%) Online Games
8 1 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 116 (57.14%) Linux
2 58 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 47 (23.15%) CentOS
4 26 (12.81%) Windows
5 11 (5.42%) Unix
6 8 (3.94%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.96%) VMS
8 4 (1.97%) CoreOS
8 4 (1.97%) Debian
8 4 (1.97%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.99%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (69.95%) DevOps
2 60 (29.56%) Microservices
3 54 (26.60%) Configuration Management
4 45 (22.17%) Load Balancing
5 37 (18.23%) E-Commerce
6 36 (17.73%) Auto-Scaling
7 34 (16.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 30 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
10 27 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (10.84%) Migration
12 21 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (9.85%) Content Management
14 19 (9.36%) IT Strategy
15 17 (8.37%) Test Automation
16 14 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
17 12 (5.91%) Software Engineering
18 11 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (4.93%) Scrum
20 9 (4.43%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 89 (43.84%) Python
2 55 (27.09%) Java
3 37 (18.23%) Ruby
4 27 (13.30%) Bash Shell
5 24 (11.82%) Perl
5 24 (11.82%) SQL
6 15 (7.39%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.93%) Groovy
7 10 (4.93%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.94%) Go
9 4 (1.97%) ES6
9 4 (1.97%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.48%) PHP
11 2 (0.99%) Korn
11 2 (0.99%) R
12 1 (0.49%) Java 8
12 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (16.75%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.27%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (11.33%) Degree
4 12 (5.91%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.45%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) PMO
3 2 (0.99%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (41.38%) Docker
2 12 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.91%) Squid
3 9 (4.43%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (3.94%) Postfix
4 8 (3.94%) vCloud
5 6 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.99%) Btrfs
6 2 (0.99%) Gluster
6 2 (0.99%) iptables
6 2 (0.99%) NFS
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 159 (78.33%) Terraform
2 127 (62.56%) Puppet
3 79 (38.92%) Ansible
4 65 (32.02%) Kubernetes
5 45 (22.17%) Packer
6 42 (20.69%) Prometheus
6 42 (20.69%) ZABBIX
7 39 (19.21%) Rancher
8 36 (17.73%) Grafana
9 31 (15.27%) Kibana
9 31 (15.27%) logstash
10 29 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
11 25 (12.32%) Nagios
12 22 (10.84%) Uchiwa
13 20 (9.85%) Pingdom
14 19 (9.36%) Sysdig
15 12 (5.91%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (4.43%) HAProxy
17 8 (3.94%) Rsyslog
17 8 (3.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (14.78%) Black Duck
2 24 (11.82%) hybris
3 20 (9.85%) Adobe
3 20 (9.85%) PagerDuty
4 18 (8.87%) New Relic
5 17 (8.37%) VMware
6 9 (4.43%) Oracle
6 9 (4.43%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.94%) Sonatype
8 6 (2.96%) Splunk
9 5 (2.46%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.46%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.97%) Dynatrace
10 4 (1.97%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.48%) Meraki
11 3 (1.48%) Microsoft
12 2 (0.99%) Cisco
13 1 (0.49%) Computacenter
13 1 (0.49%) IBM
13 1 (0.49%) SAP