Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 654 709 745
Rank change year-on-year +55 +36 +94
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 192 172 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.099%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.77% 0.87% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 115 66
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £445 £416 £400
90th Percentile £700 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £532 £550
% change year-on-year -3.65% -3.28% +35.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 24,877 19,857 12,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.16% 19.65% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,085 13,534 8,360
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 272 149
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -19.10%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £64.65 £50.00 £50.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +37 186 £550 - 11
London +38 123 £600 +4.35% 6
UK excluding London +14 63 £513 -3.65% 5
North of England +40 36 £550 +27.17% 1
Yorkshire - 18 £550 - 1
North West +12 14 £550 +27.17%
Midlands -5 12 £450 -5.26% 1
West Midlands -15 12 £450 -19.10% 1
South East +2 7 £500 -4.76% 1
North East - 5 £450 -
South West -26 4 £538 -17.31% 2
East of England - 3 £475 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (84.90%) DevOps
3 148 (77.08%) Linux
4 141 (73.44%) Amazon EC2
5 129 (67.19%) Amazon S3
5 129 (67.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 116 (60.42%) Puppet
7 111 (57.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 102 (53.13%) Jenkins
9 86 (44.79%) Terraform
10 82 (42.71%) Amazon RDS
11 78 (40.63%) Git (software)
12 77 (40.10%) Opscode Chef
13 73 (38.02%) Security Cleared
13 73 (38.02%) Route 53
14 72 (37.50%) Python
15 70 (36.46%) Ansible
16 67 (34.90%) Docker
16 67 (34.90%) Configuration Management
17 63 (32.81%) SC Cleared
18 54 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
19 52 (27.08%) Kubernetes
20 51 (26.56%) Sonatype Nexus
21 50 (26.04%) Splunk
22 49 (25.52%) Datadog
23 48 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
23 48 (25.00%) Red Hat
24 45 (23.44%) RHCE
25 43 (22.40%) VPN
26 41 (21.35%) Migration

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 18 (9.38%) Confluence
2 5 (2.60%) nginx
3 4 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.56%) Apache
4 3 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.04%) Drupal
5 2 (1.04%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.04%) JBoss
5 2 (1.04%) Jupyter
5 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.04%) WordPress
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 192 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (73.44%) Amazon EC2
3 129 (67.19%) Amazon S3
3 129 (67.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 73 (38.02%) Route 53
5 49 (25.52%) Datadog
6 48 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 33 (17.19%) AWS Lambda
7 33 (17.19%) Serverless
8 27 (14.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (10.94%) Amazon SQS
9 21 (10.94%) AWS CloudTrail
10 19 (9.90%) CloudFront
11 17 (8.85%) Amazon Kinesis
12 13 (6.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 13 (6.77%) GitHub
13 8 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (4.17%) Amazon Glacier
13 8 (4.17%) Slack
14 6 (3.13%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 43 (22.40%) VPN
2 28 (14.58%) HTTP
3 24 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (6.77%) Network Security
5 8 (4.17%) Firewall
5 8 (4.17%) WAN
6 7 (3.65%) MPLS
7 4 (2.08%) DNS
7 4 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.04%) DSL
8 2 (1.04%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.04%) SSL
9 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (42.71%) Amazon RDS
2 39 (20.31%) MySQL
3 34 (17.71%) MongoDB
4 26 (13.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.77%) Redis
7 11 (5.73%) NoSQL
8 10 (5.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (4.69%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (3.65%) SQL Server
11 4 (2.08%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (1.56%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.04%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (1.04%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.52%) Data Lake
14 1 (0.52%) InfluxDB
14 1 (0.52%) Parquet
14 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 102 (53.13%) Jenkins
2 78 (40.63%) Git (software)
3 51 (26.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 36 (18.75%) GitLab
5 28 (14.58%) SonarQube
6 20 (10.42%) JIRA
7 7 (3.65%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.65%) Maven
8 6 (3.13%) Artifactory
8 6 (3.13%) FishEye
9 4 (2.08%) Gradle
9 4 (2.08%) JUnit
10 3 (1.56%) Bitbucket Server
10 3 (1.56%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.56%) Selenium
10 3 (1.56%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.04%) gulp
11 2 (1.04%) Protractor
11 2 (1.04%) ScriptRunner
11 2 (1.04%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (13.54%) Finance
2 8 (4.17%) Retail
3 7 (3.65%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.60%) Billing
4 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.08%) Marketing
6 3 (1.56%) Electronics
7 2 (1.04%) Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (57.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (35.42%) AWS DevOps
3 56 (29.17%) AWS Engineer
4 52 (27.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 38 (19.79%) Senior DevOps
6 27 (14.06%) Developer
6 27 (14.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 17 (8.85%) AWS Developer
8 14 (7.29%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (7.29%) Network Engineer
9 13 (6.77%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Architect
11 9 (4.69%) AWS Consultant
11 9 (4.69%) Consultant
11 9 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) DevOps Architect
12 8 (4.17%) DevOps Developer
12 8 (4.17%) DevOps Specialist
13 7 (3.65%) Network Architect
14 6 (3.13%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.10%) Elastic Stack
2 28 (14.58%) Node.js
3 22 (11.46%) Web Services
4 13 (6.77%) Express
5 10 (5.21%) JSON
5 10 (5.21%) Kafka
5 10 (5.21%) RESTful
6 9 (4.69%) YAML
7 5 (2.60%) HTML
7 5 (2.60%) SOAP
7 5 (2.60%) Spring
7 5 (2.60%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.08%) Apache Camel
8 4 (2.08%) boto
8 4 (2.08%) J2EE
8 4 (2.08%) REST
8 4 (2.08%) XML
9 3 (1.56%) Jinja
10 2 (1.04%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.04%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (3.65%) Hedge funds
3 6 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.60%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.08%) NHS
5 4 (2.08%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 148 (77.08%) Linux
2 111 (57.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (18.75%) Windows
4 28 (14.58%) CentOS
5 15 (7.81%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.69%) Unix
7 6 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.60%) CoreOS
9 3 (1.56%) Debian
10 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (84.90%) DevOps
2 67 (34.90%) Configuration Management
3 54 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (21.35%) Migration
5 35 (18.23%) Microservices
6 33 (17.19%) Test Automation
7 30 (15.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 30 (15.63%) Security Operations
8 23 (11.98%) ITIL
8 23 (11.98%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (8.33%) Network Architecture
10 16 (8.33%) Scrum
11 13 (6.77%) Asynchronous Programming
11 13 (6.77%) Continuous Deployment
11 13 (6.77%) CRM
11 13 (6.77%) ERP
11 13 (6.77%) Open Source
12 12 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.21%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 72 (37.50%) Python
2 25 (13.02%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.46%) Java
4 17 (8.85%) SQL
5 15 (7.81%) ES6
5 15 (7.81%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.29%) Bash Shell
7 13 (6.77%) TypeScript
8 10 (5.21%) Ruby
9 9 (4.69%) Perl
10 5 (2.60%) Go
10 5 (2.60%) PHP
10 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.56%) Groovy
12 2 (1.04%) Korn
13 1 (0.52%) C
13 1 (0.52%) C#
13 1 (0.52%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 73 (38.02%) Security Cleared
2 63 (32.81%) SC Cleared
3 45 (23.44%) RHCE
4 24 (12.50%) CCNP
4 24 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (11.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (7.29%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 67 (34.90%) Docker
2 19 (9.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.60%) Squid
3 5 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.52%) HDFS
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 116 (60.42%) Puppet
2 86 (44.79%) Terraform
3 77 (40.10%) Opscode Chef
4 70 (36.46%) Ansible
5 52 (27.08%) Kubernetes
6 35 (18.23%) Prometheus
7 33 (17.19%) Packer
8 30 (15.63%) Grafana
9 16 (8.33%) Rancher
10 10 (5.21%) SCCM
11 9 (4.69%) ZABBIX
12 8 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (2.60%) Graphite
13 5 (2.60%) HAProxy
13 5 (2.60%) Nagios
13 5 (2.60%) Sysdig
14 4 (2.08%) Salt
15 3 (1.56%) rkt
16 2 (1.04%) Consul
16 2 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (26.04%) Splunk
2 48 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 24 (12.50%) Cisco
3 24 (12.50%) Qualys
4 18 (9.38%) Black Duck
5 12 (6.25%) Citrix
6 10 (5.21%) Oracle
7 7 (3.65%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.60%) Dynatrace
8 5 (2.60%) Mercator
9 3 (1.56%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.56%) SAP
9 3 (1.56%) VMware
10 2 (1.04%) IBM
10 2 (1.04%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.04%) New Relic
10 2 (1.04%) White Clarke
11 1 (0.52%) Adobe
11 1 (0.52%) Databricks
11 1 (0.52%) PagerDuty