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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 127 123
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.094% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.96% 4.64% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £463 £550 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.90% +34.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.45%  
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 209 194 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.85% 6.92% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 137 78
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 22 March 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 2 £506 -7.95%
South Yorkshire -1 1 £463 -2.63%
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (25.00%) Packer
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (25.00%) Mesos

Amazon EC2
Top Related 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 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (25.00%) CloudFront
4 1 (25.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) DbUnit
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) jMock
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) PowerMock
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
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%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC 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%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (25.00%) Mesos
2 1 (25.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) New Relic
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (25.00%) VMware