Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 702 739 793
Rank change year-on-year +37 +54 +78
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 188 147 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.093%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.76% 0.85% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 96 69
UK median daily rate £550 £538 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +4.37% +24.85%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £381
90th Percentile £675 £663 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -14.29%
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 24,825 17,364 12,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.66% 16.92% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,194 12,064 8,570
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 223 187
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -16.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £60.59 £58.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.03
% change year-on-year -1.41% +4.23% -24.31%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +38 179 £550 +2.33% 26
UK excluding London +25 96 £500 +11.11% 12
London 0 87 £600 +9.09% 15
North of England +50 76 £525 +21.39% 4
Yorkshire - 42 £550 - 1
North West +11 33 £455 +5.20% 1
West Midlands -25 8 £550 +10.00% 2
Midlands -29 8 £550 +12.82% 2
South East -17 5 £420 -6.67% 5
North East - 5 £500 - 2
Scotland -7 4 £375 -28.57% 1
East of England -8 3 £475 -

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 187 (99.47%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (89.36%) Amazon EC2
3 144 (76.60%) Amazon S3
4 135 (71.81%) Terraform
5 132 (70.21%) DevOps
5 132 (70.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 116 (61.70%) Puppet
7 109 (57.98%) Linux
8 102 (54.26%) Jenkins
9 101 (53.72%) Amazon RDS
10 88 (46.81%) Docker
11 83 (44.15%) Route 53
12 81 (43.09%) Ansible
13 78 (41.49%) Python
14 70 (37.23%) Kubernetes
15 69 (36.70%) MySQL
16 66 (35.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 62 (32.98%) MongoDB
18 55 (29.26%) Microservices
18 55 (29.26%) AWS Lambda
18 55 (29.26%) Serverless
19 52 (27.66%) Packer
20 51 (27.13%) Elastic Stack
20 51 (27.13%) Prometheus
20 51 (27.13%) Git (software)
21 50 (26.60%) CentOS
21 50 (26.60%) HTTP
22 48 (25.53%) GitLab
23 47 (25.00%) Rancher
23 47 (25.00%) SonarQube

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 (13.30%) Confluence
2 17 (9.04%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (7.45%) Apache
4 9 (4.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (4.79%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.72%) nginx
6 4 (2.13%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.53%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 187 (99.47%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (89.36%) Amazon EC2
3 144 (76.60%) Amazon S3
4 132 (70.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 83 (44.15%) Route 53
6 55 (29.26%) AWS Lambda
6 55 (29.26%) Serverless
7 46 (24.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 30 (15.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 20 (10.64%) CloudFront
10 17 (9.04%) Amazon Kinesis
11 16 (8.51%) Amazon SQS
11 16 (8.51%) GitHub
12 15 (7.98%) AWS CloudTrail
13 13 (6.91%) Amazon EMR
14 12 (6.38%) Datadog
15 10 (5.32%) Slack
16 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (3.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 7 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (26.60%) HTTP
2 27 (14.36%) Firewall
3 21 (11.17%) VPN
4 12 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (5.32%) DNS
5 10 (5.32%) Network Security
5 10 (5.32%) OpenVPN
6 8 (4.26%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (4.26%) SSH
7 7 (3.72%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.19%) SSL
9 3 (1.60%) Internet
10 2 (1.06%) DSL
10 2 (1.06%) IPsec
11 1 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (53.72%) Amazon RDS
2 69 (36.70%) MySQL
3 62 (32.98%) MongoDB
4 42 (22.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.85%) NoSQL
7 10 (5.32%) Redis
7 10 (5.32%) SQL Server
8 8 (4.26%) InfluxDB
9 7 (3.72%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (3.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (2.66%) MariaDB
12 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.60%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.60%) Electronic Patient Records
13 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.06%) Power BI
14 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 102 (54.26%) Jenkins
2 51 (27.13%) Git (software)
3 48 (25.53%) GitLab
4 47 (25.00%) SonarQube
5 35 (18.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 25 (13.30%) JIRA
7 21 (11.17%) Bitbucket
8 17 (9.04%) Artifactory
9 9 (4.79%) Maven
10 8 (4.26%) Ant
10 8 (4.26%) JUnit
10 8 (4.26%) Liquibase
11 6 (3.19%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.19%) Selenium
12 4 (2.13%) FishEye
12 4 (2.13%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.60%) Gradle
13 3 (1.60%) Subversion
14 2 (1.06%) gulp
14 2 (1.06%) Protractor
General
1 8 (4.26%) Marketing
2 6 (3.19%) Retail
3 5 (2.66%) Finance
4 4 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Electronics
5 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 102 (54.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (30.32%) AWS Engineer
3 54 (28.72%) AWS DevOps
4 51 (27.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 20 (10.64%) Consultant
6 19 (10.11%) Architect
7 17 (9.04%) AWS Consultant
8 15 (7.98%) AWS Architect
9 14 (7.45%) Cloud Engineer
10 13 (6.91%) Senior DevOps
11 12 (6.38%) Developer
12 11 (5.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 10 (5.32%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (5.32%) Senior Developer
14 9 (4.79%) AWS Developer
15 8 (4.26%) Server Engineer
16 6 (3.19%) Automation Consultant
16 6 (3.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 5 (2.66%) Senior Server Engineer
18 4 (2.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.13%) Elastic Stack
2 26 (13.83%) Node.js
3 25 (13.30%) Web Services
4 10 (5.32%) Spring Boot
5 9 (4.79%) Express
5 9 (4.79%) Sensu
6 8 (4.26%) Kafka
6 8 (4.26%) MCollective
6 8 (4.26%) REST
7 7 (3.72%) JSON
8 5 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (2.66%) YAML
9 4 (2.13%) boto
9 4 (2.13%) HTML
10 3 (1.60%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.60%) Spring
11 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.06%) LAMP
11 2 (1.06%) WireMock
12 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.45%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (2.66%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.66%) NHS
2 5 (2.66%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (1.60%) Clustering
4 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.60%) Replication
5 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.06%) Fintech
5 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 109 (57.98%) Linux
2 66 (35.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (26.60%) CentOS
4 24 (12.77%) Windows
5 8 (4.26%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.19%) Unix
6 6 (3.19%) VMS
7 4 (2.13%) CoreOS
7 4 (2.13%) Debian
7 4 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.06%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (70.21%) DevOps
2 55 (29.26%) Microservices
3 43 (22.87%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 40 (21.28%) Configuration Management
5 32 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (15.96%) Auto-Scaling
7 27 (14.36%) Test Automation
8 24 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (12.77%) Load Balancing
9 20 (10.64%) Computer Science
9 20 (10.64%) E-Commerce
10 18 (9.57%) Migration
11 16 (8.51%) IT Strategy
12 14 (7.45%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.91%) Scrum
14 12 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (6.38%) Deployment Automation
14 12 (6.38%) ITIL
15 11 (5.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 11 (5.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 78 (41.49%) Python
2 37 (19.68%) Java
3 25 (13.30%) Bash Shell
4 21 (11.17%) JavaScript
5 20 (10.64%) Ruby
6 19 (10.11%) SQL
7 13 (6.91%) Groovy
7 13 (6.91%) Perl
8 10 (5.32%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.79%) ES6
9 9 (4.79%) TypeScript
10 8 (4.26%) Go
11 3 (1.60%) Java 8
11 3 (1.60%) Korn
12 1 (0.53%) PHP
12 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 36 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (10.64%) Degree
4 15 (7.98%) AWS Certification
5 12 (6.38%) CCNP
5 12 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (5.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (5.32%) RHCE
8 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 88 (46.81%) Docker
2 14 (7.45%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.38%) Squid
3 12 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (4.26%) Postfix
4 8 (4.26%) vCloud
5 4 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.06%) Btrfs
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 135 (71.81%) Terraform
2 116 (61.70%) Puppet
3 81 (43.09%) Ansible
4 70 (37.23%) Kubernetes
5 52 (27.66%) Packer
6 51 (27.13%) Prometheus
7 47 (25.00%) Rancher
8 44 (23.40%) Grafana
9 40 (21.28%) Opscode Chef
10 27 (14.36%) ZABBIX
11 21 (11.17%) Kibana
12 20 (10.64%) logstash
13 16 (8.51%) Docker Swarm
14 13 (6.91%) Sysdig
15 12 (6.38%) Nagios
16 9 (4.79%) Uchiwa
17 8 (4.26%) Pingdom
17 8 (4.26%) Rsyslog
17 8 (4.26%) WSUS
18 6 (3.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 37 (19.68%) Black Duck
2 18 (9.57%) Red Hat
3 13 (6.91%) hybris
3 13 (6.91%) VMware
4 12 (6.38%) Cisco
4 12 (6.38%) Qualys
4 12 (6.38%) Splunk
5 9 (4.79%) Adobe
5 9 (4.79%) Oracle
6 8 (4.26%) New Relic
6 8 (4.26%) PagerDuty
6 8 (4.26%) Sonatype
7 5 (2.66%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.66%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.13%) Dynatrace
8 4 (2.13%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.60%) Meraki
10 2 (1.06%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.06%) SAP
11 1 (0.53%) IBM