Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 696 721 867
Rank change year-on-year +25 +146 -65
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 173 109 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.94% 0.91% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 80 18
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +13.51% +2.78%
10th Percentile £413 £398 £334
90th Percentile £675 £599 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +3.33% +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 18,349 11,959 7,931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.22% 12.65% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,710 8,287 5,483
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £274
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 166 123
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.30 £56.75 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.88 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.74% -12.80% -2.53%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +60 171 £550 +3.29% 24
London +2 127 £575 +9.26% 17
UK excluding London +19 43 £465 +3.33% 8
Midlands +13 15 £550 +22.22%
West Midlands +19 13 £556 +23.61%
South East - 11 £428 - 3
North of England +38 10 £433 -13.50% 3
North West +16 10 £433 -24.78% 2
South West +14 6 £604 +6.86%
East Midlands - 2 £475 -
Scotland -25 1 £525 +23.53%

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 167 (96.53%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (95.38%) Amazon EC2
3 141 (81.50%) DevOps
4 116 (67.05%) Amazon S3
5 113 (65.32%) Amazon RDS
6 106 (61.27%) Linux
7 101 (58.38%) Puppet
8 100 (57.80%) Route 53
9 98 (56.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 93 (53.76%) Terraform
11 81 (46.82%) Configuration Management
12 79 (45.66%) Docker
13 76 (43.93%) Jenkins
14 71 (41.04%) Ansible
15 68 (39.31%) Git (software)
16 66 (38.15%) Python
17 64 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
18 60 (34.68%) Security Cleared
19 50 (28.90%) SC Cleared
20 43 (24.86%) Sonatype Nexus
20 43 (24.86%) AWS CloudFormation
21 38 (21.97%) AWS Lambda
21 38 (21.97%) Serverless
22 37 (21.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 35 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
23 35 (20.23%) Java
23 35 (20.23%) Elastic Stack
24 33 (19.08%) DNS
24 33 (19.08%) Bash Shell
25 32 (18.50%) Ruby

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 29 (16.76%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (12.14%) Apache
3 20 (11.56%) Tomcat
4 18 (10.40%) nginx
5 16 (9.25%) Confluence
6 11 (6.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (4.62%) CMS
8 7 (4.05%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (2.89%) Apache Spark
9 5 (2.89%) JBoss
10 4 (2.31%) IIS
11 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 167 (96.53%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (95.38%) Amazon EC2
3 116 (67.05%) Amazon S3
4 100 (57.80%) Route 53
5 98 (56.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 43 (24.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 38 (21.97%) AWS Lambda
7 38 (21.97%) Serverless
8 31 (17.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 26 (15.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 18 (10.40%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (8.09%) Amazon Kinesis
11 14 (8.09%) CloudFront
12 11 (6.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (4.05%) Datadog
14 6 (3.47%) AWS CloudTrail
15 5 (2.89%) npm
15 5 (2.89%) OpenShift
15 5 (2.89%) SaaS
15 5 (2.89%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.08%) DNS
2 29 (16.76%) TCP/IP
3 28 (16.18%) Firewall
4 20 (11.56%) OpenLDAP
5 18 (10.40%) HTTP
6 15 (8.67%) SSH
7 11 (6.36%) OpenVPN
8 5 (2.89%) SSL
8 5 (2.89%) VPN
9 4 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.31%) SMS
10 2 (1.16%) Internet
11 1 (0.58%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.58%) LAN
11 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (65.32%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (17.34%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (15.03%) MySQL
4 21 (12.14%) NoSQL
5 20 (11.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 20 (11.56%) SQL Server
6 17 (9.83%) MongoDB
7 14 (8.09%) Power BI
8 11 (6.36%) Redis
9 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.05%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (3.47%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.89%) Hadoop
13 4 (2.31%) Big Data
14 2 (1.16%) Amazon Aurora
14 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.16%) Flink
14 2 (1.16%) HBase
14 2 (1.16%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 76 (43.93%) Jenkins
2 68 (39.31%) Git (software)
3 43 (24.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 30 (17.34%) Artifactory
5 21 (12.14%) JIRA
6 18 (10.40%) Bitbucket
7 17 (9.83%) SonarQube
8 16 (9.25%) Maven
9 13 (7.51%) Ant
9 13 (7.51%) JUnit
9 13 (7.51%) Liquibase
10 10 (5.78%) Subversion
11 9 (5.20%) GitLab
11 9 (5.20%) TeamCity
12 8 (4.62%) NUnit
13 6 (3.47%) NuGet
13 6 (3.47%) SpecFlow
14 5 (2.89%) Bower
14 5 (2.89%) Vagrant
14 5 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (9.83%) Finance
2 10 (5.78%) Marketing
3 5 (2.89%) Retail
4 4 (2.31%) Games
4 4 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.73%) Banking
5 3 (1.73%) Publishing
6 2 (1.16%) Back Office
6 2 (1.16%) Electronics
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 104 (60.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (34.68%) AWS DevOps
2 60 (34.68%) AWS Engineer
3 47 (27.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 20 (11.56%) Architect
5 17 (9.83%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (8.67%) Senior DevOps
7 13 (7.51%) Consultant
8 12 (6.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 11 (6.36%) AWS Architect
9 11 (6.36%) Developer
9 11 (6.36%) DevOps Consultant
10 10 (5.78%) AWS Consultant
11 9 (5.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 7 (4.05%) AWS Developer
12 7 (4.05%) Digital Architect
13 6 (3.47%) .NET Developer
13 6 (3.47%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (2.89%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.23%) Elastic Stack
2 30 (17.34%) JSON
2 30 (17.34%) Web Services
3 21 (12.14%) YAML
4 20 (11.56%) REST
5 19 (10.98%) .NET
6 16 (9.25%) Sensu
7 14 (8.09%) Kafka
8 13 (7.51%) LEMP Stack
9 11 (6.36%) MCollective
10 9 (5.20%) .NET Framework
10 9 (5.20%) jQuery
10 9 (5.20%) RESTful
11 8 (4.62%) Middleware
11 8 (4.62%) SAML
12 7 (4.05%) .NET Core
12 7 (4.05%) OAuth
12 7 (4.05%) OpenID
12 7 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (4.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.51%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (5.78%) Fintech
3 8 (4.62%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.47%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) NHS
7 2 (1.16%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.58%) DataPower
8 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) PKI
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 106 (61.27%) Linux
2 37 (21.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (14.45%) CentOS
4 24 (13.87%) Windows
5 22 (12.72%) Windows Server
6 21 (12.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.62%) Unix
8 7 (4.05%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.89%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.73%) VMS
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (81.50%) DevOps
2 81 (46.82%) Configuration Management
3 64 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (17.92%) Migration
6 29 (16.76%) Load Balancing
7 27 (15.61%) Scrum
8 23 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (13.29%) Microservices
9 19 (10.98%) Build Automation
10 18 (10.40%) Auto-Scaling
10 18 (10.40%) E-Commerce
11 16 (9.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (9.25%) High Availability
12 14 (8.09%) Collaborative Working
12 14 (8.09%) Test Automation
13 13 (7.51%) Open Source
14 11 (6.36%) Coaching
14 11 (6.36%) Service Management
15 10 (5.78%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 66 (38.15%) Python
2 35 (20.23%) Java
3 33 (19.08%) Bash Shell
4 32 (18.50%) Ruby
5 15 (8.67%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.51%) Groovy
6 13 (7.51%) PHP
6 13 (7.51%) SQL
7 11 (6.36%) Perl
8 9 (5.20%) Go
9 8 (4.62%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.05%) C#
10 7 (4.05%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.47%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.89%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (2.31%) Clojure
13 4 (2.31%) R
13 4 (2.31%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.73%) Scala
15 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (34.68%) Security Cleared
2 50 (28.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.20%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.31%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.73%) RHCE
6 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 79 (45.66%) Docker
2 20 (11.56%) Active Directory
3 16 (9.25%) Squid
4 14 (8.09%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (6.36%) Postfix
5 11 (6.36%) vCloud
6 5 (2.89%) HDFS
7 1 (0.58%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 101 (58.38%) Puppet
2 93 (53.76%) Terraform
3 71 (41.04%) Ansible
4 29 (16.76%) Kibana
4 29 (16.76%) logstash
5 28 (16.18%) Kubernetes
6 25 (14.45%) ZABBIX
7 22 (12.72%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (10.98%) WSUS
9 16 (9.25%) Sysdig
10 15 (8.67%) Packer
11 12 (6.94%) Prometheus
12 11 (6.36%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (6.36%) Nagios
12 11 (6.36%) Rancher
12 11 (6.36%) Rsyslog
13 10 (5.78%) Consul
14 9 (5.20%) collectd
14 9 (5.20%) Grafana
14 9 (5.20%) StatsD
Vendors
1 14 (8.09%) VMware
2 11 (6.36%) Adobe
2 11 (6.36%) SaltStack
2 11 (6.36%) Sonatype
3 10 (5.78%) Oracle
4 8 (4.62%) hybris
4 8 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.47%) Black Duck
5 6 (3.47%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.89%) ForgeRock
6 5 (2.89%) Rackspace
6 5 (2.89%) Splunk
7 4 (2.31%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.73%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.73%) IBM
8 3 (1.73%) New Relic
8 3 (1.73%) PagerDuty
8 3 (1.73%) Remedy
8 3 (1.73%) SAP
8 3 (1.73%) ServiceNow