Period
to 20 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 699 759 825
Rank change year-on-year +60 +66 -12
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 172 83 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.091% 0.061%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.85% 0.67% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 51 51
UK median daily rate £575 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.98% +13.16% +2.70%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £343
90th Percentile £675 £594 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -
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 20,285 12,298 9,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.32% 13.51% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,814 8,464 6,675
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.02%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £290
90th Percentile £638 £620 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 170 151
UK median hourly rate £18.89 £19.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% -3.11% -12.84%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.73 £11.67
90th Percentile £56.25 £60.10 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -17.50%

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 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon ELB in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 12 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 June 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 +52 171 £575 +4.55% 24
London +17 121 £600 +9.09% 15
UK excluding London +6 50 £550 +10.00% 9
Midlands +13 19 £425 -15.00% 1
West Midlands -2 13 £556 +11.25% 1
South East -9 12 £525 +5.00% 3
North of England -19 10 £625 +31.58% 4
North West -7 9 £625 - 4
South West +6 8 £650 +34.72%
East Midlands +2 6 £400 -20.00%
North East +1 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 163 (94.77%) Amazon AWS
2 157 (91.28%) Amazon EC2
3 144 (83.72%) DevOps
4 120 (69.77%) Amazon S3
5 103 (59.88%) Linux
6 100 (58.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 99 (57.56%) Terraform
8 95 (55.23%) Amazon RDS
9 91 (52.91%) Jenkins
9 91 (52.91%) Puppet
10 84 (48.84%) Route 53
11 82 (47.67%) Python
12 71 (41.28%) Ansible
13 70 (40.70%) Serverless
14 69 (40.12%) Docker
15 68 (39.53%) Configuration Management
15 68 (39.53%) AWS Lambda
16 64 (37.21%) AWS CloudFormation
17 58 (33.72%) Java
18 49 (28.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 44 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
20 42 (24.42%) Git (software)
21 39 (22.67%) Load Balancing
22 38 (22.09%) ZABBIX
22 38 (22.09%) Kubernetes
23 37 (21.51%) Sonatype Nexus
24 36 (20.93%) Microservices
24 36 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
25 35 (20.35%) Deployment Automation
26 34 (19.77%) Security Cleared

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 (15.12%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (12.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 19 (11.05%) Tomcat
4 17 (9.88%) JBoss
5 16 (9.30%) Apache
6 12 (6.98%) nginx
7 11 (6.40%) WebLogic
8 10 (5.81%) WebSphere
9 9 (5.23%) Confluence
10 6 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (2.91%) Apache Spark
11 5 (2.91%) CMS
12 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (1.16%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Magento
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 163 (94.77%) Amazon AWS
2 157 (91.28%) Amazon EC2
3 120 (69.77%) Amazon S3
4 100 (58.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 84 (48.84%) Route 53
6 70 (40.70%) Serverless
7 68 (39.53%) AWS Lambda
8 64 (37.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 49 (28.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 24 (13.95%) CloudFront
11 20 (11.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 18 (10.47%) GitHub
12 18 (10.47%) OpenShift
13 15 (8.72%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (8.14%) Amazon Kinesis
15 11 (6.40%) PaaS
16 9 (5.23%) AWS CloudTrail
17 8 (4.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 8 (4.65%) SaaS
18 6 (3.49%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.88%) Firewall
2 16 (9.30%) OpenLDAP
3 10 (5.81%) DNS
4 8 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.49%) HTTP
6 5 (2.91%) SMS
7 4 (2.33%) VPN
8 3 (1.74%) OpenVPN
8 3 (1.74%) SSH
8 3 (1.74%) SSL
9 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.16%) LAN
9 2 (1.16%) SNMP
9 2 (1.16%) WAN
9 2 (1.16%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (55.23%) Amazon RDS
2 29 (16.86%) MySQL
3 28 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (11.05%) MongoDB
5 17 (9.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (8.72%) Relational Database
7 14 (8.14%) NoSQL
8 12 (6.98%) InfluxDB
9 9 (5.23%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (5.23%) RDBMS
9 9 (5.23%) SQL Server
10 7 (4.07%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.49%) HBase
12 4 (2.33%) Power BI
13 2 (1.16%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (1.16%) Amazon Aurora
13 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.16%) Big Data
13 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 91 (52.91%) Jenkins
2 42 (24.42%) Git (software)
3 37 (21.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 27 (15.70%) Artifactory
5 18 (10.47%) TeamCity
6 17 (9.88%) Bitbucket
7 12 (6.98%) JIRA
8 10 (5.81%) Maven
9 7 (4.07%) Ant
10 5 (2.91%) Liquibase
11 4 (2.33%) GitLab
11 4 (2.33%) Subversion
12 3 (1.74%) Chocolatey
12 3 (1.74%) JUnit
12 3 (1.74%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.16%) CircleCI
13 2 (1.16%) Gradle
13 2 (1.16%) Hudson
13 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.16%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (13.95%) Finance
2 15 (8.72%) Marketing
3 12 (6.98%) Back Office
4 9 (5.23%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.07%) Retail
6 2 (1.16%) Advertising
6 2 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (63.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (32.56%) AWS DevOps
3 46 (26.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 46 (26.74%) AWS Engineer
4 24 (13.95%) Senior DevOps
5 20 (11.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 17 (9.88%) Architect
7 15 (8.72%) Consultant
8 14 (8.14%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (7.56%) Platform Engineer
10 11 (6.40%) AWS Architect
10 11 (6.40%) DevOps Consultant
11 10 (5.81%) Java Engineer
12 9 (5.23%) AWS Consultant
13 7 (4.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 5 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
15 4 (2.33%) AWS Expert
15 4 (2.33%) Data Engineer
15 4 (2.33%) Deployment Engineer
15 4 (2.33%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.60%) Web Services
2 29 (16.86%) Elastic Stack
3 24 (13.95%) Sensu
4 17 (9.88%) Spring Boot
5 11 (6.40%) JSON
6 10 (5.81%) Middleware
7 9 (5.23%) LAMP
8 8 (4.65%) .NET
8 8 (4.65%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (4.65%) Node.js
8 8 (4.65%) YAML
9 7 (4.07%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.07%) REST
10 6 (3.49%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (3.49%) Kafka
10 6 (3.49%) LEMP Stack
10 6 (3.49%) OSGi
11 4 (2.33%) boto
11 4 (2.33%) HTML
12 3 (1.74%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.14%) Fintech
2 12 (6.98%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.65%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.33%) NHS
8 3 (1.74%) User Experience
9 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.58%) Online Games
10 1 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.58%) Replication
10 1 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 103 (59.88%) Linux
2 27 (15.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (14.53%) Windows
4 17 (9.88%) CentOS
5 14 (8.14%) Unix
6 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.07%) Ubuntu
7 7 (4.07%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.91%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (83.72%) DevOps
2 68 (39.53%) Configuration Management
3 44 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (22.67%) Load Balancing
5 36 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (20.93%) Microservices
6 35 (20.35%) Deployment Automation
7 33 (19.19%) E-Commerce
8 24 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (13.37%) Auto-Scaling
10 21 (12.21%) Migration
11 19 (11.05%) Content Management
12 13 (7.56%) Scrum
13 12 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (5.23%) Build Automation
14 9 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (5.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 8 (4.65%) Open Source
15 8 (4.65%) SOA
15 8 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 82 (47.67%) Python
2 58 (33.72%) Java
3 33 (19.19%) Ruby
4 27 (15.70%) Bash Shell
5 22 (12.79%) Perl
6 11 (6.40%) PHP
7 9 (5.23%) Groovy
7 9 (5.23%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.65%) C#
8 8 (4.65%) SQL
9 6 (3.49%) Go
9 6 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.33%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.16%) Java 8
13 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (19.77%) Security Cleared
2 28 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.14%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.91%) Degree
5 4 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (1.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) PMO
3 1 (0.58%) GDPR
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (40.12%) Docker
2 10 (5.81%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.65%) Squid
4 5 (2.91%) HDFS
5 4 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.74%) Postfix
6 3 (1.74%) vCloud
6 3 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.16%) Gluster
7 2 (1.16%) iptables
7 2 (1.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 99 (57.56%) Terraform
2 91 (52.91%) Puppet
3 71 (41.28%) Ansible
4 38 (22.09%) Kubernetes
4 38 (22.09%) ZABBIX
5 27 (15.70%) logstash
5 27 (15.70%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (15.12%) Kibana
7 23 (13.37%) Nagios
8 17 (9.88%) Sysdig
8 17 (9.88%) Uchiwa
9 16 (9.30%) Consul
10 14 (8.14%) Pingdom
11 12 (6.98%) Packer
12 9 (5.23%) Marathon
12 9 (5.23%) Mesos
13 5 (2.91%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (2.91%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (2.91%) Prometheus
13 5 (2.91%) rkt
Vendors
1 21 (12.21%) Adobe
2 19 (11.05%) hybris
3 15 (8.72%) Oracle
4 14 (8.14%) PagerDuty
5 13 (7.56%) New Relic
5 13 (7.56%) Splunk
6 10 (5.81%) VMware
7 9 (5.23%) IBM
8 7 (4.07%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.49%) SaltStack
10 5 (2.91%) ForgeRock
10 5 (2.91%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.33%) AppDynamics
11 4 (2.33%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.74%) Sonatype
13 2 (1.16%) Cisco
13 2 (1.16%) Greenplum
13 2 (1.16%) SAP
14 1 (0.58%) F5
14 1 (0.58%) Rackspace