Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 6 months to 5 December 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 81 59
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.18% 0.11% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.56% 0.64% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Cardiff median daily rate - £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.26%
South Wales median daily rate - £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 177 156 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 31.27% 17.49% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 116 48
Cardiff median daily rate £450 £475 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +12.76% -6.39%
10th Percentile £258 £291 £300
90th Percentile £631 £675 £488
South Wales median daily rate £450 £450 £405
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -14.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.00 £112.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -85.78% +650.00% +30.43%
South Wales median hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% +30.43%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Cardiff

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon ECS
1 1 (100.00%) Log Aggregation
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CodeDeploy

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon ECS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CodeDeploy
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Log Aggregation
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform