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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
UK
Rank 553 606 585
Rank change year-on-year +53 -21  
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 33 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.045% 0.052%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.59% 0.57% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 20
Median daily rate £550 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -1.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £396 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £600 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £406 -
% change year-on-year +23.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon ELB is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5600 4178 2612
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.61% 7.91% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3902 2905 1673
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 71 96
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.22 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £44.43 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon ELB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Amazon ELB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon ELB in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 18 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 32 £550 +15.78% 13
London +23 25 £550 +15.78% 8
South West - 4 £565 -
Bristol - 3 - -
Croydon - 2 - -
South East +18 1 £500 - 1
Wales - 1 £425 -
Norfolk - 1 £550 - 1
Norwich - 1 £550 - 1
Street - 1 £565 -
Leeds - 1 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Cardiff - 1 £425 -
Somerset - 1 £565 -
South Wales - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
East of England - 1 £550 - 2

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (81.73%) Amazon S3
3 75 (72.12%) DevOps
4 73 (70.19%) Amazon EC2
5 69 (66.35%) Linux
6 54 (51.92%) Jenkins
6 54 (51.92%) Puppet
7 48 (46.15%) Python
8 47 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (45.19%) Amazon RDS
9 46 (44.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 43 (41.35%) Route 53
11 41 (39.42%) Bash Shell
11 41 (39.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 40 (38.46%) Ansible
13 39 (37.50%) Web Services
14 38 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (33.65%) Opscode Chef
16 31 (29.81%) Docker
16 31 (29.81%) Windows
16 31 (29.81%) Configuration Management
17 30 (28.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 29 (27.88%) Git (software)
19 26 (25.00%) Java
20 25 (24.04%) Terraform
21 24 (23.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 24 (23.08%) Amazon SQS
22 22 (21.15%) HTTP
23 21 (20.19%) PHP
24 20 (19.23%) Amazon ElastiCache

Amazon ELB
Top Related 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 19 (18.27%) nginx
2 14 (13.46%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (11.54%) Apache
3 12 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 10 (9.62%) Confluence
5 7 (6.73%) IIS
6 2 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.96%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) Jetty
7 1 (0.96%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 104 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (81.73%) Amazon S3
3 73 (70.19%) Amazon EC2
4 46 (44.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 43 (41.35%) Route 53
6 41 (39.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 30 (28.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 24 (23.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 24 (23.08%) Amazon SQS
9 20 (19.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 17 (16.35%) CloudFront
11 16 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
12 13 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (6.73%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (4.81%) AWS CloudTrail
16 5 (4.81%) IaaS
16 5 (4.81%) PaaS
17 4 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.15%) HTTP
2 16 (15.38%) DNS
3 11 (10.58%) SSL
4 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (6.73%) Internet
7 6 (5.77%) VPN
8 5 (4.81%) Firewall
8 5 (4.81%) OpenVPN
8 5 (4.81%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (3.85%) LDAP
9 4 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (3.85%) SSH
10 2 (1.92%) IPsec
10 2 (1.92%) Network Security
11 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.96%) DSL
11 1 (0.96%) SMS
11 1 (0.96%) VLAN
11 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (45.19%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (14.42%) MongoDB
4 12 (11.54%) Big Data
4 12 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (9.62%) MySQL
6 8 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 7 (6.73%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (5.77%) Redis
9 5 (4.81%) Hadoop
9 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.96%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 54 (51.92%) Jenkins
2 29 (27.88%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.38%) Vagrant
4 12 (11.54%) JIRA
5 8 (7.69%) Maven
6 7 (6.73%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.77%) Subversion
8 4 (3.85%) Ant
8 4 (3.85%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.85%) JUnit
8 4 (3.85%) Liquibase
8 4 (3.85%) SonarQube
8 4 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.92%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.92%) GitLab
9 2 (1.92%) VisualVM
10 1 (0.96%) Bower
10 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 11 (10.58%) Games
2 3 (2.88%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Finance
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (54.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (35.58%) AWS Engineer
3 29 (27.88%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (10.58%) Architect
5 10 (9.62%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (6.73%) Senior WebOps Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Web Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) WebOps Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Administrator
8 6 (5.77%) Big Data Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (3.85%) NoSQL Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.50%) Web Services
2 16 (15.38%) REST
3 15 (14.42%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (14.42%) JSON
4 14 (13.46%) HTML
5 11 (10.58%) SOAP
5 11 (10.58%) XML
6 9 (8.65%) boto
7 8 (7.69%) Swagger
8 6 (5.77%) Node.js
8 6 (5.77%) Sensu
9 5 (4.81%) Apache Camel
9 5 (4.81%) CSS
9 5 (4.81%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (4.81%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.85%) Django
10 4 (3.85%) Kafka
10 4 (3.85%) MCollective
10 4 (3.85%) YAML
11 3 (2.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Data Centre
1 11 (10.58%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.88%) Clustering
2 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 69 (66.35%) Linux
2 31 (29.81%) Windows
3 15 (14.42%) CentOS
4 14 (13.46%) Unix
5 9 (8.65%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.85%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.96%) Debian
9 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (72.12%) DevOps
2 47 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (29.81%) Configuration Management
5 18 (17.31%) Scrum
6 16 (15.38%) Open Source
7 12 (11.54%) Change Management
7 12 (11.54%) Coaching
7 12 (11.54%) Load Testing
8 11 (10.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (9.62%) Auto-Scaling
10 9 (8.65%) Analytics
10 9 (8.65%) Information Security
10 9 (8.65%) Load Balancing
10 9 (8.65%) Microservices
10 9 (8.65%) SDLC
10 9 (8.65%) Web Operations
11 8 (7.69%) High Availability
12 7 (6.73%) SOA
13 6 (5.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.15%) Python
2 41 (39.42%) Bash Shell
3 26 (25.00%) Java
4 21 (20.19%) PHP
5 18 (17.31%) Ruby
6 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
7 10 (9.62%) Go
7 10 (9.62%) Scala
7 10 (9.62%) SQL
8 9 (8.65%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.73%) ActionScript
9 7 (6.73%) ActionScript 2.0
9 7 (6.73%) Perl
10 4 (3.85%) C#
10 4 (3.85%) Groovy
10 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.96%) Korn
11 1 (0.96%) Lua
11 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.65%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.96%) Degree
5 1 (0.96%) IISP
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (29.81%) Docker
2 12 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.62%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.81%) HDFS
5 4 (3.85%) Postfix
5 4 (3.85%) Squid
5 4 (3.85%) vCloud
5 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.92%) Gluster
6 2 (1.92%) iptables
7 1 (0.96%) NFS
7 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (51.92%) Puppet
2 40 (38.46%) Ansible
3 35 (33.65%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (24.04%) Terraform
5 16 (15.38%) logstash
6 15 (14.42%) Kibana
7 11 (10.58%) Kubernetes
8 8 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (7.69%) Salt
9 7 (6.73%) HAProxy
9 7 (6.73%) Packer
10 5 (4.81%) collectd
10 5 (4.81%) StatsD
11 4 (3.85%) Graphite
11 4 (3.85%) Rancher
11 4 (3.85%) Rsyslog
11 4 (3.85%) Sysdig
11 4 (3.85%) ZABBIX
12 3 (2.88%) Grafana
12 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) VMware
2 11 (10.58%) SaltStack
3 9 (8.65%) New Relic
4 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.77%) Google
6 5 (4.81%) Hortonworks
6 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.81%) Rackspace
7 4 (3.85%) Sonatype
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle
9 2 (1.92%) Dell
9 2 (1.92%) IBM
9 2 (1.92%) RightScale
10 1 (0.96%) Cisco
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