Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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.

Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 741 807 852
Rank change year-on-year +66 +45 -53
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 134 89 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.085% 0.035%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.82% 0.72% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 63 11
UK median daily rate £538 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £400 £343 £315
90th Percentile £640 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £438 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -12.50% +25.00%
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 16423 12353 7468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.20% 11.78% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11383 8492 5040
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £270 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 185 116
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.45% -14.30% +20.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £22.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -25.01% +30.00%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +70 129 £538 +19.44% 4
London -6 84 £538 +3.37% 3
UK excluding London +46 46 £455 +4.00% 1
Midlands +39 14 £500 +11.11%
West Midlands +39 14 £500 +11.11%
South East +14 11 £450 +63.64%
North of England +61 10 £454 +0.83%
North West +28 10 £454 +0.83%
East of England -11 6 - - 1
Wales +16 2 £475 +5.56%
Scotland -8 2 £525 +31.25%
East Midlands - 2 £475 -
South West - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 130 (97.01%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (87.31%) Amazon EC2
3 102 (76.12%) DevOps
4 93 (69.40%) Linux
5 86 (64.18%) Amazon S3
6 85 (63.43%) Amazon RDS
7 77 (57.46%) Puppet
8 70 (52.24%) Jenkins
9 68 (50.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 68 (50.75%) Terraform
10 67 (50.00%) Ansible
10 67 (50.00%) Docker
10 67 (50.00%) Route 53
11 62 (46.27%) Git (software)
11 62 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (41.04%) Configuration Management
13 49 (36.57%) Python
14 40 (29.85%) Security Cleared
15 39 (29.10%) AWS CloudFormation
16 35 (26.12%) SC Cleared
17 34 (25.37%) DNS
18 31 (23.13%) TCP/IP
18 31 (23.13%) Sonatype Nexus
19 30 (22.39%) Elastic Stack
19 30 (22.39%) Kibana
19 30 (22.39%) Elasticsearch
19 30 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (21.64%) Ruby
20 29 (21.64%) Bash Shell
21 28 (20.90%) MongoDB

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 30 (22.39%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (15.67%) Apache
3 19 (14.18%) Tomcat
4 17 (12.69%) Confluence
4 17 (12.69%) nginx
5 5 (3.73%) IIS
6 4 (2.99%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (2.24%) CMS
8 2 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.49%) JBoss
8 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 130 (97.01%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (87.31%) Amazon EC2
3 86 (64.18%) Amazon S3
4 68 (50.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 67 (50.00%) Route 53
6 39 (29.10%) AWS CloudFormation
7 27 (20.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 24 (17.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 20 (14.93%) Amazon SQS
10 17 (12.69%) CloudFront
11 15 (11.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 12 (8.96%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (8.21%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (8.21%) Serverless
14 6 (4.48%) IaaS
14 6 (4.48%) PaaS
15 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (3.73%) npm
15 5 (3.73%) Yarn
16 4 (2.99%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.37%) DNS
2 31 (23.13%) TCP/IP
3 27 (20.15%) HTTP
4 26 (19.40%) Firewall
5 18 (13.43%) SSH
6 14 (10.45%) OpenLDAP
6 14 (10.45%) OpenVPN
7 13 (9.70%) SSL
8 12 (8.96%) VPN
9 10 (7.46%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (4.48%) Network Security
11 5 (3.73%) BGP
11 5 (3.73%) BIG-IP
11 5 (3.73%) Internet
12 3 (2.24%) EIGRP
12 3 (2.24%) IPsec
12 3 (2.24%) MPLS
12 3 (2.24%) OSPF
12 3 (2.24%) WAN
12 3 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (63.43%) Amazon RDS
2 28 (20.90%) MongoDB
2 28 (20.90%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (16.42%) NoSQL
4 21 (15.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 19 (14.18%) MySQL
6 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
7 12 (8.96%) Redis
8 9 (6.72%) Power BI
9 5 (3.73%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.99%) Big Data
10 4 (2.99%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.49%) Flink
13 1 (0.75%) GIS
13 1 (0.75%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.75%) InfluxDB
13 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 70 (52.24%) Jenkins
2 62 (46.27%) Git (software)
3 31 (23.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (14.93%) Bitbucket
4 20 (14.93%) JIRA
5 18 (13.43%) Maven
6 17 (12.69%) Artifactory
6 17 (12.69%) SonarQube
7 16 (11.94%) JUnit
8 14 (10.45%) Ant
8 14 (10.45%) Liquibase
8 14 (10.45%) Subversion
9 9 (6.72%) Vagrant
10 8 (5.97%) NUnit
11 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
11 6 (4.48%) NuGet
11 6 (4.48%) SpecFlow
12 5 (3.73%) Bower
12 5 (3.73%) Selenium
12 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (5.22%) Finance
1 7 (5.22%) Games
2 4 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.24%) Banking
3 3 (2.24%) Marketing
3 3 (2.24%) Publishing
3 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Electronics
4 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Local Government
5 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (58.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (41.79%) AWS Engineer
3 44 (32.84%) AWS DevOps
4 40 (29.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 19 (14.18%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (9.70%) Developer
7 8 (5.97%) AWS Developer
7 8 (5.97%) WebOps Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Architect
8 7 (5.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (4.48%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Consultant
10 5 (3.73%) Senior WebOps Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) AWS Consultant
11 4 (2.99%) Games Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.24%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (2.24%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.39%) Elastic Stack
2 27 (20.15%) Web Services
3 20 (14.93%) REST
4 18 (13.43%) JSON
5 14 (10.45%) LEMP Stack
5 14 (10.45%) MCollective
5 14 (10.45%) YAML
6 13 (9.70%) .NET
7 11 (8.21%) Sensu
8 10 (7.46%) jQuery
8 10 (7.46%) Kafka
8 10 (7.46%) React
9 8 (5.97%) HTML
9 8 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (5.22%) .NET Core
10 7 (5.22%) RESTful
10 7 (5.22%) Sinatra
11 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (3.73%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.48%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.49%) DataPower
5 2 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Fintech
6 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Social Media
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (69.40%) Linux
2 20 (14.93%) CentOS
3 18 (13.43%) Windows
4 16 (11.94%) Windows Server
5 15 (11.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.72%) Unix
8 6 (4.48%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.24%) Debian
9 3 (2.24%) VMS
10 1 (0.75%) Android
10 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (76.12%) DevOps
2 62 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (41.04%) Configuration Management
4 30 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (20.90%) Load Balancing
6 22 (16.42%) Scrum
7 20 (14.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (13.43%) Migration
9 16 (11.94%) Test Automation
10 15 (11.19%) Microservices
11 14 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (10.45%) Coaching
11 14 (10.45%) Service Management
11 14 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (9.70%) Build Automation
13 12 (8.96%) Open Source
14 10 (7.46%) High Availability
15 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
15 9 (6.72%) Regression Testing
15 9 (6.72%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.57%) Python
2 29 (21.64%) Bash Shell
2 29 (21.64%) Ruby
3 24 (17.91%) Java
4 20 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.94%) SQL
6 15 (11.19%) Groovy
6 15 (11.19%) PHP
7 12 (8.96%) Perl
8 8 (5.97%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.97%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.48%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.73%) Clojure
10 5 (3.73%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (3.73%) R
10 5 (3.73%) Scala
11 4 (2.99%) Go
11 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.75%) ES6
Qualifications
1 40 (29.85%) Security Cleared
2 35 (26.12%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.97%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.24%) CCIE
5 3 (2.24%) CCNP
5 3 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.24%) Degree
6 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.75%) CEH
7 1 (0.75%) CISA
7 1 (0.75%) CISM
7 1 (0.75%) CRISC
7 1 (0.75%) GIAC
7 1 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.75%) GCP
System Software
1 67 (50.00%) Docker
2 17 (12.69%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (11.94%) Active Directory
4 14 (10.45%) Postfix
4 14 (10.45%) Squid
4 14 (10.45%) vCloud
5 1 (0.75%) KVM
5 1 (0.75%) NFS
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 77 (57.46%) Puppet
2 68 (50.75%) Terraform
3 67 (50.00%) Ansible
4 30 (22.39%) Kibana
5 28 (20.90%) logstash
6 26 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (14.93%) Kubernetes
8 16 (11.94%) ZABBIX
9 14 (10.45%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (10.45%) Rancher
9 14 (10.45%) Rsyslog
9 14 (10.45%) Sysdig
10 13 (9.70%) WSUS
11 10 (7.46%) Salt
12 9 (6.72%) collectd
12 9 (6.72%) StatsD
13 8 (5.97%) Packer
14 7 (5.22%) Mesos
14 7 (5.22%) Prometheus
15 6 (4.48%) Marathon
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) VMware
2 14 (10.45%) Sonatype
3 13 (9.70%) SaltStack
4 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.72%) Rackspace
5 6 (4.48%) AppDynamics
5 6 (4.48%) Oracle
5 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.73%) F5
6 5 (3.73%) New Relic
7 4 (2.99%) hybris
7 4 (2.99%) IBM
8 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.24%) Cisco
8 3 (2.24%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.24%) HP
8 3 (2.24%) Infoblox
8 3 (2.24%) Juniper
8 3 (2.24%) Remedy
8 3 (2.24%) SolarWinds