Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 713 754 849
Rank change year-on-year +41 +95 -29
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 171 94 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.10% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.86% 0.78% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 70 31
UK median daily rate £550 £545 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.92% +14.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £416 £400 £368
90th Percentile £675 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £406
% change year-on-year -4.55% +35.38% -4.41%
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 19,786 12,123 8,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.56% 13.07% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,498 8,441 6,016
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £290
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 153 142
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.53 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.20 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +1.49% -21.18%

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 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon ELB in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 10 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 20 April 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 +53 170 £550 - 30
London +4 117 £575 +6.73% 19
UK excluding London +4 53 £525 -4.55% 12
Midlands +16 20 £475 +5.56% 1
North of England -7 13 £433 -21.36% 5
North West -11 13 £433 -27.92% 5
West Midlands +14 12 £556 +23.61% 1
South East -5 12 £525 +5.00% 5
South West +10 8 £650 +15.04%
East Midlands - 8 £400 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 164 (95.91%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (94.74%) Amazon EC2
3 154 (90.06%) DevOps
4 116 (67.84%) Amazon S3
5 115 (67.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 115 (67.25%) Linux
6 111 (64.91%) Amazon RDS
7 110 (64.33%) Route 53
8 94 (54.97%) Terraform
9 93 (54.39%) Puppet
10 89 (52.05%) Jenkins
11 84 (49.12%) Configuration Management
12 81 (47.37%) Ansible
13 77 (45.03%) Docker
14 75 (43.86%) Python
15 58 (33.92%) Security Cleared
16 57 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
17 54 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
18 52 (30.41%) Git (software)
19 50 (29.24%) AWS Lambda
19 50 (29.24%) Serverless
20 46 (26.90%) SC Cleared
21 45 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
22 43 (25.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
23 42 (24.56%) Java
24 38 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
25 36 (21.05%) Bash Shell
26 34 (19.88%) Kubernetes
27 33 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 33 (19.30%) Web Services

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 25 (14.62%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (10.53%) Apache
2 18 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.77%) Confluence
3 15 (8.77%) nginx
4 13 (7.60%) JBoss
5 11 (6.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (5.85%) WebLogic
7 9 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.92%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.92%) CMS
9 4 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 164 (95.91%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (94.74%) Amazon EC2
3 116 (67.84%) Amazon S3
4 115 (67.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 110 (64.33%) Route 53
6 57 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 50 (29.24%) AWS Lambda
7 50 (29.24%) Serverless
8 43 (25.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 27 (15.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 21 (12.28%) CloudFront
11 20 (11.70%) Amazon SQS
12 13 (7.60%) Amazon Kinesis
13 12 (7.02%) OpenShift
14 10 (5.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 9 (5.26%) AWS CloudTrail
16 6 (3.51%) Datadog
17 5 (2.92%) Amazon EMR
17 5 (2.92%) AWS OpsWorks
17 5 (2.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.96%) DNS
2 26 (15.20%) TCP/IP
3 22 (12.87%) Firewall
4 18 (10.53%) OpenLDAP
5 14 (8.19%) HTTP
6 8 (4.68%) OpenVPN
6 8 (4.68%) SSH
7 5 (2.92%) SSL
8 4 (2.34%) SMS
9 2 (1.17%) VPN
10 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.58%) LAN
10 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (64.91%) Amazon RDS
2 24 (14.04%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (13.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 23 (13.45%) MySQL
4 19 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 17 (9.94%) MongoDB
6 15 (8.77%) NoSQL
7 14 (8.19%) Power BI
8 9 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.09%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.09%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (2.34%) Redis
12 3 (1.75%) HBase
13 2 (1.17%) Amazon Aurora
13 2 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.17%) Big Data
13 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.17%) InfluxDB
14 1 (0.58%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 89 (52.05%) Jenkins
2 52 (30.41%) Git (software)
3 38 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 27 (15.79%) Artifactory
5 19 (11.11%) JIRA
6 18 (10.53%) TeamCity
7 14 (8.19%) Bitbucket
7 14 (8.19%) SonarQube
8 11 (6.43%) Maven
9 10 (5.85%) Ant
9 10 (5.85%) Liquibase
10 8 (4.68%) GitLab
10 8 (4.68%) JUnit
11 7 (4.09%) Subversion
12 6 (3.51%) Chocolatey
13 2 (1.17%) CircleCI
13 2 (1.17%) Hudson
13 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.17%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.58%) Apache Continuum
General
1 22 (12.87%) Finance
2 10 (5.85%) Back Office
3 8 (4.68%) Marketing
4 5 (2.92%) Retail
5 4 (2.34%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.75%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (66.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (33.92%) AWS DevOps
3 47 (27.49%) AWS Engineer
4 44 (25.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 21 (12.28%) Senior DevOps
6 18 (10.53%) Architect
6 18 (10.53%) Consultant
7 17 (9.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 16 (9.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 15 (8.77%) DevOps Consultant
10 13 (7.60%) AWS Consultant
11 11 (6.43%) AWS Architect
11 11 (6.43%) Java Engineer
12 8 (4.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 7 (4.09%) Platform Engineer
14 5 (2.92%) Applications Consultant
14 5 (2.92%) DevOps Architect
14 5 (2.92%) Infrastructure Architect
14 5 (2.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 5 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.30%) Web Services
2 32 (18.71%) Elastic Stack
3 27 (15.79%) JSON
4 21 (12.28%) YAML
5 15 (8.77%) Sensu
6 13 (7.60%) REST
7 12 (7.02%) Middleware
8 10 (5.85%) LEMP Stack
9 8 (4.68%) .NET
9 8 (4.68%) Kafka
9 8 (4.68%) MCollective
10 7 (4.09%) .NET Framework
10 7 (4.09%) LAMP
11 5 (2.92%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (2.92%) Node.js
11 5 (2.92%) SAML
12 4 (2.34%) HTML
12 4 (2.34%) OAuth
12 4 (2.34%) OpenID
12 4 (2.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (7.02%) Fintech
3 7 (4.09%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.34%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.75%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.17%) NHS
6 2 (1.17%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 115 (67.25%) Linux
2 33 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (18.71%) Windows
4 24 (14.04%) CentOS
5 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.70%) Windows Server
7 13 (7.60%) Unix
8 9 (5.26%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.92%) CoreOS
10 2 (1.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (90.06%) DevOps
2 84 (49.12%) Configuration Management
3 54 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (16.37%) Migration
6 25 (14.62%) Scrum
7 24 (14.04%) Load Balancing
7 24 (14.04%) Microservices
8 22 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (11.11%) Build Automation
10 18 (10.53%) Auto-Scaling
10 18 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (9.36%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 12 (7.02%) Open Source
12 12 (7.02%) Test Automation
13 11 (6.43%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (5.85%) Regression Testing
15 9 (5.26%) High Availability
15 9 (5.26%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 75 (43.86%) Python
2 42 (24.56%) Java
3 36 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 24 (14.04%) Ruby
5 14 (8.19%) Groovy
5 14 (8.19%) PHP
6 9 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.68%) C#
7 8 (4.68%) Go
8 7 (4.09%) Perl
9 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.34%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.17%) Java 8
11 2 (1.17%) Scala
11 2 (1.17%) SQL
12 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 58 (33.92%) Security Cleared
2 46 (26.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.26%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.34%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.75%) Degree
5 3 (1.75%) RHCE
6 1 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) PMO
System Software
1 77 (45.03%) Docker
2 21 (12.28%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.60%) Squid
4 9 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.68%) Postfix
5 8 (4.68%) vCloud
6 5 (2.92%) HDFS
7 1 (0.58%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (54.97%) Terraform
2 93 (54.39%) Puppet
3 81 (47.37%) Ansible
4 34 (19.88%) Kubernetes
5 28 (16.37%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (15.20%) ZABBIX
7 25 (14.62%) Kibana
7 25 (14.62%) logstash
8 16 (9.36%) Sysdig
9 15 (8.77%) Packer
10 14 (8.19%) Consul
11 12 (7.02%) WSUS
12 11 (6.43%) Nagios
12 11 (6.43%) Prometheus
13 10 (5.85%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (5.26%) collectd
14 9 (5.26%) Grafana
14 9 (5.26%) StatsD
15 8 (4.68%) Rancher
15 8 (4.68%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 11 (6.43%) Adobe
1 11 (6.43%) Oracle
1 11 (6.43%) VMware
2 10 (5.85%) SaltStack
3 9 (5.26%) IBM
3 9 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.26%) Splunk
4 8 (4.68%) hybris
4 8 (4.68%) Sonatype
5 6 (3.51%) Black Duck
6 5 (2.92%) ForgeRock
6 5 (2.92%) Rackspace
6 5 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.34%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.75%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.75%) New Relic
8 3 (1.75%) PagerDuty
9 2 (1.17%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.17%) SAP
10 1 (0.58%) Intel