Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 688 756 851
Rank change year-on-year +68 +95 -13
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 200 106 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.052%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.92% 0.77% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 58 46
UK median daily rate £575 £538 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.98% +14.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £331
90th Percentile £675 £612 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £431
% change year-on-year +5.00% +15.94% +1.47%
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 21,651 13,830 11,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.16% 14.46% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,839 9,477 7,736
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £286
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 196 173
UK median hourly rate £18.60 £19.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% -3.11% -12.84%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £71.25 £59.88 £47.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -15.00%

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 16 August 2018.

Contractor 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 16 August 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 +36 197 £575 +6.98% 44
London +34 115 £600 +11.63% 26
UK excluding London +23 84 £525 +5.00% 18
North of England +33 47 £550 - 8
Yorkshire - 27 £550 - 5
Midlands +4 20 £400 -20.00% 3
North West 0 19 £475 -13.64% 3
West Midlands -20 14 £450 -10.00% 3
South East -7 12 £483 -8.10% 5
East Midlands +5 6 £400 -15.79%
Scotland -32 3 £500 -
South West -6 2 £650 +62.50% 1
North East -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 192 (96.00%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (93.00%) Amazon EC2
3 147 (73.50%) DevOps
4 143 (71.50%) Terraform
5 140 (70.00%) Amazon S3
6 124 (62.00%) Linux
7 122 (61.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 119 (59.50%) Amazon RDS
9 112 (56.00%) Puppet
10 101 (50.50%) Jenkins
11 89 (44.50%) Ansible
12 82 (41.00%) Route 53
13 79 (39.50%) Docker
14 78 (39.00%) Python
15 69 (34.50%) Serverless
16 67 (33.50%) AWS Lambda
17 64 (32.00%) AWS CloudFormation
17 64 (32.00%) Configuration Management
18 57 (28.50%) Java
19 50 (25.00%) Kubernetes
20 47 (23.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 47 (23.50%) Git (software)
21 45 (22.50%) Load Balancing
22 44 (22.00%) ZABBIX
23 43 (21.50%) Microservices
23 43 (21.50%) Sonatype Nexus
24 42 (21.00%) Windows
25 40 (20.00%) Security Cleared
26 39 (19.50%) MySQL
27 38 (19.00%) Elastic Stack

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 26 (13.00%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (9.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 18 (9.00%) Apache
4 17 (8.50%) Tomcat
5 15 (7.50%) Confluence
6 13 (6.50%) JBoss
7 9 (4.50%) nginx
7 9 (4.50%) WebLogic
8 8 (4.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.00%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 192 (96.00%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (93.00%) Amazon EC2
3 140 (70.00%) Amazon S3
4 122 (61.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 82 (41.00%) Route 53
6 69 (34.50%) Serverless
7 67 (33.50%) AWS Lambda
8 64 (32.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 47 (23.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 28 (14.00%) GitHub
11 21 (10.50%) CloudFront
12 13 (6.50%) OpenShift
13 12 (6.00%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (5.50%) PaaS
15 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (4.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 7 (3.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 6 (3.00%) Amazon EMR
19 5 (2.50%) AWS CloudTrail
19 5 (2.50%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.50%) Firewall
2 21 (10.50%) HTTP
3 16 (8.00%) DNS
4 13 (6.50%) OpenLDAP
5 12 (6.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (5.00%) OpenVPN
6 10 (5.00%) VPN
7 8 (4.00%) SSH
8 6 (3.00%) SSL
9 3 (1.50%) Internet
10 2 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.00%) IPsec
10 2 (1.00%) SNMP
10 2 (1.00%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.50%) LAN
11 1 (0.50%) SMS
11 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (59.50%) Amazon RDS
2 39 (19.50%) MySQL
3 35 (17.50%) MongoDB
4 28 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (9.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (8.50%) InfluxDB
7 16 (8.00%) NoSQL
8 14 (7.00%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (4.50%) RDBMS
10 8 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (3.00%) Power BI
12 4 (2.00%) HBase
12 4 (2.00%) MariaDB
13 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
14 2 (1.00%) Amazon Athena
14 2 (1.00%) Amazon Aurora
14 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 101 (50.50%) Jenkins
2 47 (23.50%) Git (software)
3 43 (21.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 31 (15.50%) Artifactory
4 31 (15.50%) Bitbucket
5 18 (9.00%) SonarQube
6 17 (8.50%) GitLab
6 17 (8.50%) JIRA
7 13 (6.50%) Maven
8 10 (5.00%) Ant
9 9 (4.50%) Liquibase
9 9 (4.50%) TeamCity
10 8 (4.00%) JUnit
11 5 (2.50%) Subversion
12 4 (2.00%) FishEye
13 3 (1.50%) Chocolatey
14 2 (1.00%) Apache Ivy
14 2 (1.00%) CircleCI
14 2 (1.00%) Gradle
14 2 (1.00%) Travis CI
General
1 19 (9.50%) Finance
2 14 (7.00%) Marketing
3 10 (5.00%) Back Office
4 9 (4.50%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.50%) Retail
5 3 (1.50%) Advertising
5 3 (1.50%) Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Electronics
6 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 116 (58.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (31.00%) AWS DevOps
2 62 (31.00%) AWS Engineer
3 57 (28.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 28 (14.00%) Consultant
5 21 (10.50%) AWS Consultant
6 17 (8.50%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (7.50%) Architect
8 14 (7.00%) Senior DevOps
9 12 (6.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.50%) Platform Engineer
11 10 (5.00%) AWS Architect
12 8 (4.00%) Java Engineer
12 8 (4.00%) Server Engineer
13 6 (3.00%) Automation Consultant
13 6 (3.00%) Data Engineer
13 6 (3.00%) Deployment Engineer
13 6 (3.00%) DevOps Consultant
13 6 (3.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 6 (3.00%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.00%) Elastic Stack
2 33 (16.50%) Web Services
3 22 (11.00%) Spring Boot
4 21 (10.50%) Sensu
5 10 (5.00%) JSON
5 10 (5.00%) REST
6 8 (4.00%) MCollective
6 8 (4.00%) Middleware
6 8 (4.00%) YAML
7 6 (3.00%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (2.50%) Kafka
8 5 (2.50%) LAMP
8 5 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (2.00%) boto
9 4 (2.00%) HTML
9 4 (2.00%) OSGi
9 4 (2.00%) Spring
10 3 (1.50%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (1.50%) Node.js
11 2 (1.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.50%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.00%) Fintech
3 8 (4.00%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.00%) NHS
5 4 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.50%) Replication
6 3 (1.50%) User Experience
7 2 (1.00%) Clustering
7 2 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.50%) Online Games
8 1 (0.50%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (62.00%) Linux
2 42 (21.00%) Windows
3 34 (17.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (12.50%) CentOS
5 16 (8.00%) Unix
6 15 (7.50%) Windows Server
7 10 (5.00%) Ubuntu
8 8 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.00%) VMS
10 4 (2.00%) CoreOS
11 3 (1.50%) Debian
12 2 (1.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (73.50%) DevOps
2 64 (32.00%) Configuration Management
3 45 (22.50%) Load Balancing
4 43 (21.50%) Microservices
5 37 (18.50%) Auto-Scaling
6 35 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (16.50%) Deployment Automation
8 32 (16.00%) E-Commerce
9 24 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (9.50%) Migration
11 18 (9.00%) Content Management
12 17 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (8.00%) IT Strategy
13 16 (8.00%) Server Management
14 14 (7.00%) Digital Marketing
15 13 (6.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 10 (5.00%) Scrum
17 9 (4.50%) Build Automation
17 9 (4.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (39.00%) Python
2 57 (28.50%) Java
3 34 (17.00%) Ruby
4 26 (13.00%) Bash Shell
5 25 (12.50%) Perl
6 19 (9.50%) SQL
7 15 (7.50%) PowerShell
8 13 (6.50%) Groovy
9 6 (3.00%) Go
10 5 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.50%) Java 8
11 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.50%) PHP
12 2 (1.00%) R
13 1 (0.50%) C#
13 1 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (17.00%) SC Cleared
3 22 (11.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (11.00%) Degree
4 14 (7.00%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) GCP
3 3 (1.50%) PMO
4 2 (1.00%) GDPR
5 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (39.50%) Docker
2 21 (10.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.00%) Squid
4 10 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.00%) Postfix
5 8 (4.00%) vCloud
6 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.00%) Btrfs
7 2 (1.00%) Gluster
7 2 (1.00%) iptables
7 2 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 143 (71.50%) Terraform
2 112 (56.00%) Puppet
3 89 (44.50%) Ansible
4 50 (25.00%) Kubernetes
5 44 (22.00%) ZABBIX
6 28 (14.00%) logstash
7 27 (13.50%) Kibana
7 27 (13.50%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (11.50%) Nagios
9 22 (11.00%) Sysdig
10 21 (10.50%) Packer
11 20 (10.00%) Uchiwa
12 19 (9.50%) Pingdom
13 16 (8.00%) Prometheus
14 14 (7.00%) Rancher
15 12 (6.00%) Docker Swarm
16 11 (5.50%) Grafana
17 10 (5.00%) Consul
18 9 (4.50%) HAProxy
19 8 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (10.00%) hybris
2 19 (9.50%) Adobe
2 19 (9.50%) PagerDuty
3 18 (9.00%) New Relic
4 15 (7.50%) VMware
5 10 (5.00%) Splunk
6 8 (4.00%) Black Duck
6 8 (4.00%) Sonatype
7 7 (3.50%) IBM
7 7 (3.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.50%) Oracle
8 6 (3.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.50%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.50%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.50%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.50%) Meraki
11 2 (1.00%) Cisco
11 2 (1.00%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.00%) SAP
12 1 (0.50%) Computacenter