Period
to 24 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 24 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 790 853
Rank change year-on-year +35 +63 -38
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 141 96 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.091% 0.036%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.84% 0.77% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 69 12
UK median daily rate £538 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £400 £358 £319
90th Percentile £653 £606 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +0.56% -10.00% +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 16831 12463 7511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.33% 11.87% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11659 8581 5073
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £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 223 188 114
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.27 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.98% -14.01% +18.06%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.72 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.76% -24.31% +28.57%

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 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 24 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 +41 136 £538 +7.50% 11
London +13 90 £544 +4.57% 9
UK excluding London +54 47 £453 +0.56% 2
Midlands +42 15 £500 +11.11%
West Midlands +31 15 £500 +11.11%
South East +11 11 £450 +63.64% 1
North of England +59 10 £433 -3.89%
North West +32 10 £433 -3.89%
East of England +1 6 - - 1
Wales +13 2 £475 +5.56%
Scotland 0 2 £525 +31.25%
East Midlands - 2 £475 -
South West - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 137 (97.16%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (87.94%) Amazon EC2
3 108 (76.60%) DevOps
4 99 (70.21%) Linux
5 93 (65.96%) Amazon S3
6 91 (64.54%) Amazon RDS
7 84 (59.57%) Puppet
8 73 (51.77%) Jenkins
8 73 (51.77%) Terraform
9 71 (50.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 71 (50.35%) Route 53
10 70 (49.65%) Ansible
11 69 (48.94%) Docker
12 65 (46.10%) Git (software)
12 65 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (42.55%) Configuration Management
14 52 (36.88%) Python
15 44 (31.21%) Security Cleared
16 40 (28.37%) AWS CloudFormation
17 38 (26.95%) SC Cleared
18 36 (25.53%) DNS
19 33 (23.40%) Sonatype Nexus
19 33 (23.40%) Elastic Stack
20 32 (22.70%) Kibana
20 32 (22.70%) Elasticsearch
20 32 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (22.70%) Bash Shell
21 31 (21.99%) TCP/IP
22 30 (21.28%) Web Services
22 30 (21.28%) PostgreSQL

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 32 (22.70%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (16.31%) Apache
3 21 (14.89%) Tomcat
4 19 (13.48%) Confluence
5 17 (12.06%) nginx
6 5 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (3.55%) IIS
7 4 (2.84%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.13%) CMS
8 3 (2.13%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.42%) JBoss
9 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 137 (97.16%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (87.94%) Amazon EC2
3 93 (65.96%) Amazon S3
4 71 (50.35%) Route 53
4 71 (50.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 40 (28.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 28 (19.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 27 (19.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 19 (13.48%) Amazon SQS
9 17 (12.06%) CloudFront
10 15 (10.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 12 (8.51%) Amazon Kinesis
11 12 (8.51%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (7.80%) Serverless
13 6 (4.26%) IaaS
13 6 (4.26%) PaaS
14 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (3.55%) npm
14 5 (3.55%) Yarn
15 4 (2.84%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.53%) DNS
2 31 (21.99%) TCP/IP
3 29 (20.57%) HTTP
4 26 (18.44%) Firewall
5 20 (14.18%) SSH
6 16 (11.35%) OpenLDAP
6 16 (11.35%) OpenVPN
7 13 (9.22%) SSL
8 12 (8.51%) VPN
9 10 (7.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (4.26%) Network Security
11 5 (3.55%) BGP
11 5 (3.55%) BIG-IP
11 5 (3.55%) Internet
12 3 (2.13%) EIGRP
12 3 (2.13%) IPsec
12 3 (2.13%) MPLS
12 3 (2.13%) OSPF
12 3 (2.13%) WAN
12 3 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (64.54%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (20.57%) MongoDB
4 23 (16.31%) NoSQL
5 21 (14.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 20 (14.18%) MySQL
7 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
8 13 (9.22%) Redis
9 9 (6.38%) Power BI
10 5 (3.55%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.84%) Big Data
11 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.42%) Flink
14 1 (0.71%) GIS
14 1 (0.71%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.71%) InfluxDB
14 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 73 (51.77%) Jenkins
2 65 (46.10%) Git (software)
3 33 (23.40%) Sonatype Nexus
4 23 (16.31%) JIRA
5 22 (15.60%) Bitbucket
6 20 (14.18%) Maven
6 20 (14.18%) SonarQube
7 18 (12.77%) JUnit
8 17 (12.06%) Artifactory
9 16 (11.35%) Ant
9 16 (11.35%) Liquibase
10 14 (9.93%) Subversion
11 10 (7.09%) Vagrant
12 8 (5.67%) NUnit
13 6 (4.26%) Cucumber
13 6 (4.26%) NuGet
13 6 (4.26%) SpecFlow
14 5 (3.55%) GitLab
14 5 (3.55%) Selenium
14 5 (3.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (5.67%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Games
3 4 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.13%) Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Marketing
4 3 (2.13%) Publishing
4 3 (2.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.42%) Electronics
5 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (59.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (42.55%) AWS Engineer
3 49 (34.75%) AWS DevOps
4 44 (31.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 21 (14.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (9.22%) Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Architect
7 8 (5.67%) AWS Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (5.67%) WebOps Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) AWS Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior WebOps Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) Cloud Automation Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) DevOps Consultant
10 4 (2.84%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.40%) Elastic Stack
2 30 (21.28%) Web Services
3 23 (16.31%) REST
4 19 (13.48%) JSON
5 16 (11.35%) MCollective
6 14 (9.93%) LEMP Stack
6 14 (9.93%) YAML
7 13 (9.22%) .NET
8 12 (8.51%) Sensu
9 11 (7.80%) Kafka
10 10 (7.09%) jQuery
10 10 (7.09%) React
11 8 (5.67%) HTML
11 8 (5.67%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (5.67%) RESTful
11 8 (5.67%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (4.96%) .NET Core
12 7 (4.96%) Sinatra
13 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (4.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (5.67%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.42%) DataPower
6 2 (1.42%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) Fintech
7 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 99 (70.21%) Linux
2 23 (16.31%) CentOS
3 19 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (12.77%) Windows
5 16 (11.35%) Windows Server
6 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.38%) Unix
8 6 (4.26%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.13%) Debian
9 3 (2.13%) VMS
10 1 (0.71%) Android
10 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (76.60%) DevOps
2 65 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (42.55%) Configuration Management
4 32 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (21.28%) Load Balancing
6 25 (17.73%) Scrum
7 22 (15.60%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (15.60%) Migration
8 16 (11.35%) Coaching
8 16 (11.35%) Microservices
8 16 (11.35%) Service Management
8 16 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.35%) Test Automation
9 14 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (9.22%) Build Automation
11 12 (8.51%) Open Source
12 11 (7.80%) High Availability
13 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.38%) Regression Testing
13 9 (6.38%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 52 (36.88%) Python
2 32 (22.70%) Bash Shell
3 30 (21.28%) Ruby
4 26 (18.44%) Java
5 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.06%) Groovy
7 16 (11.35%) SQL
8 15 (10.64%) PHP
9 12 (8.51%) Perl
10 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.67%) T-SQL
11 6 (4.26%) TypeScript
12 5 (3.55%) Clojure
12 5 (3.55%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (3.55%) R
12 5 (3.55%) Scala
13 4 (2.84%) Go
13 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.71%) ES6
Qualifications
1 44 (31.21%) Security Cleared
2 38 (26.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.38%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.13%) CCIE
5 3 (2.13%) CCNP
5 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.13%) Degree
6 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.71%) CEH
7 1 (0.71%) CISA
7 1 (0.71%) CISM
7 1 (0.71%) CRISC
7 1 (0.71%) GIAC
7 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.71%) GCP
System Software
1 69 (48.94%) Docker
2 19 (13.48%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (11.35%) Active Directory
3 16 (11.35%) Postfix
3 16 (11.35%) Squid
3 16 (11.35%) vCloud
4 2 (1.42%) Xen
5 1 (0.71%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.71%) KVM
5 1 (0.71%) NFS
5 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 84 (59.57%) Puppet
2 73 (51.77%) Terraform
3 70 (49.65%) Ansible
4 32 (22.70%) Kibana
5 30 (21.28%) logstash
6 26 (18.44%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (15.60%) Kubernetes
8 18 (12.77%) ZABBIX
9 16 (11.35%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (11.35%) Rancher
9 16 (11.35%) Rsyslog
9 16 (11.35%) Sysdig
10 13 (9.22%) WSUS
11 10 (7.09%) Salt
12 9 (6.38%) collectd
12 9 (6.38%) Packer
12 9 (6.38%) StatsD
13 8 (5.67%) Prometheus
14 7 (4.96%) Grafana
14 7 (4.96%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (12.06%) VMware
2 16 (11.35%) Sonatype
3 13 (9.22%) SaltStack
4 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.38%) Rackspace
5 6 (4.26%) AppDynamics
5 6 (4.26%) Oracle
5 6 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.55%) F5
6 5 (3.55%) New Relic
7 4 (2.84%) Black Duck
7 4 (2.84%) hybris
8 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.13%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.13%) Infoblox
8 3 (2.13%) Juniper
8 3 (2.13%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.13%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.13%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.13%) SolarWinds