The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 25 June 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 114 100
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.071% 0.35% 0.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.28% 3.63% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 14
Median daily rate £550 £529 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +76.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £305
% change year-on-year +5.88% +39.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 78 193 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 5.53% 9.55% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 144 78
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £612 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in West Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in West Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wakefield - 1 £550 -
Amazon EC2
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Mesos
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Route 53
2 2 (66.67%) Web Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) DbUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) jMock
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior WebOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) WebOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) PowerMock
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Web Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Go
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) Mesos
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware