Period
to 17 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 649 706 759
Rank change year-on-year +57 +53 +89
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 195 201 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.75% 0.89% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 136 58
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +6.98% +14.67%
10th Percentile £421 £413 £400
90th Percentile £675 £675 £612
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -5.71% +5.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £43.50 - -
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 26,003 22,706 14,388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.54% 22.03% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,776 15,578 9,860
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +1.39%
10th Percentile £306 £304 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 335 207
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% - -3.11%
10th Percentile £13.40 £11.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £71.10 £59.00 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +2.94%

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 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon ELB in the UK

Amazon ELB
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon ELB over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 17 August 2019. 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 +44 191 £550 -4.35% 21
UK excluding London +53 104 £495 -5.71% 7
London +30 89 £600 - 14
North of England +34 52 £500 -9.09% 4
Midlands +43 32 £463 +15.63% 2
West Midlands +35 29 £456 +1.39%
North West +12 20 £500 +5.26% 4
North East +39 17 £495 -
Yorkshire +4 15 £550 -
South West -10 12 £538 -17.31%
South East +17 6 - -
East Midlands +22 3 £550 +37.50% 2
Scotland +34 2 £725 +45.00%

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 195 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 174 (89.23%) Amazon EC2
3 170 (87.18%) DevOps
4 156 (80.00%) Amazon S3
5 145 (74.36%) Linux
6 115 (58.97%) Python
7 106 (54.36%) Jenkins
8 105 (53.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 104 (53.33%) Terraform
10 98 (50.26%) Puppet
11 88 (45.13%) Amazon RDS
12 87 (44.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 83 (42.56%) Docker
14 79 (40.51%) Configuration Management
15 78 (40.00%) Route 53
16 71 (36.41%) Git (software)
17 68 (34.87%) Ansible
17 68 (34.87%) Opscode Chef
18 66 (33.85%) Kubernetes
19 55 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
20 52 (26.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 50 (25.64%) Migration
22 49 (25.13%) AWS CloudFormation
23 45 (23.08%) Microservices
23 45 (23.08%) Security Cleared
23 45 (23.08%) Bash Shell
24 43 (22.05%) Web Services
24 43 (22.05%) Serverless
25 42 (21.54%) AWS Lambda
26 41 (21.03%) Amazon ECS

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 21 (10.77%) nginx
2 10 (5.13%) Confluence
3 8 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.08%) Apache
5 5 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.54%) GemFire
6 3 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.03%) Drupal
7 2 (1.03%) Jupyter
7 2 (1.03%) WordPress
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 195 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 174 (89.23%) Amazon EC2
3 156 (80.00%) Amazon S3
4 105 (53.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 78 (40.00%) Route 53
6 52 (26.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 49 (25.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 43 (22.05%) Serverless
9 42 (21.54%) AWS Lambda
10 41 (21.03%) Amazon ECS
11 27 (13.85%) Datadog
12 26 (13.33%) Amazon EKS
13 23 (11.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 18 (9.23%) CloudFront
15 15 (7.69%) GitHub
16 11 (5.64%) Amazon Glacier
16 11 (5.64%) AWS OpsWorks
17 10 (5.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 7 (3.59%) Amazon SQS
19 5 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.90%) HTTP
2 10 (5.13%) VPN
3 9 (4.62%) Firewall
3 9 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (3.08%) Network Security
4 6 (3.08%) WAN
5 4 (2.05%) DNS
5 4 (2.05%) DSL
6 2 (1.03%) DHCP
6 2 (1.03%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.03%) NAS
6 2 (1.03%) SAN
6 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.51%) ISDN
7 1 (0.51%) LAN
7 1 (0.51%) MPLS
7 1 (0.51%) Wireless
7 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (45.13%) Amazon RDS
2 40 (20.51%) MongoDB
3 27 (13.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (11.79%) MySQL
5 22 (11.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 18 (9.23%) NoSQL
7 13 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.59%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.08%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.54%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.54%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.54%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.03%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.03%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.03%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (1.03%) Parquet
12 1 (0.51%) Big Data
12 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 106 (54.36%) Jenkins
2 71 (36.41%) Git (software)
3 37 (18.97%) GitLab
4 35 (17.95%) SonarQube
5 29 (14.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (7.18%) JIRA
7 11 (5.64%) JUnit
7 11 (5.64%) Maven
8 6 (3.08%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.56%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.56%) Selenium
9 5 (2.56%) Vagrant
10 4 (2.05%) FishEye
10 4 (2.05%) Liquibase
11 3 (1.54%) Bitbucket Server
11 3 (1.54%) Protractor
11 3 (1.54%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.03%) JMeter
12 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (13.85%) Finance
2 15 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 15 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (1.03%) Banking
3 2 (1.03%) Publishing
3 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 108 (55.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 69 (35.38%) AWS DevOps
3 58 (29.74%) AWS Engineer
4 42 (21.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 24 (12.31%) Cloud Engineer
6 20 (10.26%) Senior DevOps
7 16 (8.21%) Architect
8 14 (7.18%) AWS Architect
8 14 (7.18%) AWS Consultant
8 14 (7.18%) Consultant
8 14 (7.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) Developer
10 11 (5.64%) DevOps Consultant
10 11 (5.64%) Java Developer
11 10 (5.13%) Network Engineer
12 9 (4.62%) DevOps Specialist
13 7 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.59%) Network Specialist
14 6 (3.08%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
14 6 (3.08%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.05%) Web Services
2 23 (11.79%) JSON
3 20 (10.26%) Kafka
4 19 (9.74%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (7.18%) RESTful
6 12 (6.15%) SOAP
7 11 (5.64%) Apache Camel
7 11 (5.64%) J2EE
7 11 (5.64%) LEMP Stack
7 11 (5.64%) Spring
7 11 (5.64%) Spring Boot
7 11 (5.64%) XML
8 7 (3.59%) Node.js
8 7 (3.59%) YAML
9 4 (2.05%) CSS
9 4 (2.05%) HTML
10 3 (1.54%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.54%) WireMock
11 2 (1.03%) Keycloak
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 13 (6.67%) Clustering
3 7 (3.59%) Enterprise Cloud
3 7 (3.59%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.05%) NHS
5 4 (2.05%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.03%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 145 (74.36%) Linux
2 87 (44.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (20.51%) Windows
4 30 (15.38%) CentOS
5 19 (9.74%) Unix
6 12 (6.15%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.56%) CoreOS
7 5 (2.56%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.03%) Solaris
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (87.18%) DevOps
2 79 (40.51%) Configuration Management
3 55 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (25.64%) Migration
5 45 (23.08%) Microservices
6 35 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (12.31%) Infrastructure as Code
8 23 (11.79%) Continuous Deployment
9 21 (10.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 21 (10.77%) Open Source
9 21 (10.77%) Test Automation
10 17 (8.72%) Auto-Scaling
11 16 (8.21%) Load Balancing
11 16 (8.21%) Network Monitoring
11 16 (8.21%) Security Operations
12 15 (7.69%) A/B Testing
12 15 (7.69%) Blue-Green Deployment
12 15 (7.69%) Data Migration
12 15 (7.69%) Use Case
13 14 (7.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 115 (58.97%) Python
2 45 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 31 (15.90%) Java
4 28 (14.36%) PowerShell
5 22 (11.28%) SQL
6 19 (9.74%) Shell Script
7 14 (7.18%) Perl
7 14 (7.18%) Ruby
8 8 (4.10%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.59%) Go
10 6 (3.08%) Groovy
11 4 (2.05%) PHP
12 3 (1.54%) Java 8
13 2 (1.03%) C
14 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 41 (21.03%) SC Cleared
3 27 (13.85%) RHCE
4 16 (8.21%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.03%) CCNP
5 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.51%) CCNA
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.51%) Degree
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) PMO
1 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 83 (42.56%) Docker
2 13 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.08%) LXC
4 5 (2.56%) Squid
5 2 (1.03%) HDFS
5 2 (1.03%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 104 (53.33%) Terraform
2 98 (50.26%) Puppet
3 68 (34.87%) Ansible
3 68 (34.87%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (33.85%) Kubernetes
5 28 (14.36%) Prometheus
6 23 (11.79%) Packer
7 22 (11.28%) Grafana
8 19 (9.74%) Rancher
9 11 (5.64%) Consul
10 10 (5.13%) ZABBIX
11 9 (4.62%) SCCM
12 7 (3.59%) Graphite
13 5 (2.56%) HAProxy
13 5 (2.56%) Nagios
13 5 (2.56%) Sysdig
14 4 (2.05%) Istio
14 4 (2.05%) Mesos
15 3 (1.54%) linkerd
15 3 (1.54%) rkt
Vendors
1 20 (10.26%) Splunk
2 19 (9.74%) Red Hat
3 13 (6.67%) Black Duck
4 11 (5.64%) Citrix
5 8 (4.10%) New Relic
6 5 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.56%) Dynatrace
7 4 (2.05%) Oracle
8 3 (1.54%) Cisco
8 3 (1.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.54%) VMware
9 2 (1.03%) CommVault
9 2 (1.03%) Databricks
9 2 (1.03%) PlateSpin
9 2 (1.03%) Qualys
9 2 (1.03%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.51%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.51%) Meraki
10 1 (0.51%) SevOne
10 1 (0.51%) Tableau