The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 134 123
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.098% 0.25% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.39% 2.49% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 27
Median daily rate £550 £529 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +76.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +5.88% +41.66%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 144 281 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 7.06% 10.03% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 393 238
Median daily rate £450 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £340 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £1,000 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year - +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.96% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +70.58% -33.33%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Yorkshire

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +15 1 £550 +3.96% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Route 53
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Mesos
3 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (50.00%) Web Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) PowerMock
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) DbUnit

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (50.00%) Route 53
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) DbUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) jMock
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
1 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) WebOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Memcached
2 1 (25.00%) PowerMock
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Go
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (50.00%) Mesos
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware