Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 13 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 217 226
Rank change year-on-year +30 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 59 75 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.84% 0.80% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.43% 2.75% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 62 51
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £413 £463 £435
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
London median daily rate £560 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £105.00 - -
London median hourly rate £70.00 - -

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 Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,426 2,732 1,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.43% 29.26% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,863 2,179 1,363
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £320 £310
90th Percentile £660 £651 £638
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 31
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.76 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.03% -1.26% -39.68%
10th Percentile £17.73 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £28.25 £31.00
London median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +20.68% -11.63% -14.00%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Central London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Central London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Central London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in Central London

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. 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
City of London +32 47 £563 +7.14% 21
Amazon EC2
London

For the 6 months to 13 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 Central London region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 57 (96.61%) AWS
2 32 (54.24%) Amazon S3
3 31 (52.54%) DevOps
4 28 (47.46%) Amazon RDS
5 24 (40.68%) Docker
5 24 (40.68%) Python
5 24 (40.68%) Serverless
6 23 (38.98%) Java
7 22 (37.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (37.29%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (32.20%) Git (software)
9 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (28.81%) Linux
11 16 (27.12%) Terraform
12 15 (25.42%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
14 13 (22.03%) Web Services
14 13 (22.03%) Scrum
14 13 (22.03%) Scala
14 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (22.03%) GitHub
14 13 (22.03%) AWS CodePipeline
15 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure as Code
15 12 (20.34%) Route 53
15 12 (20.34%) Ansible
15 12 (20.34%) Apache Spark
15 12 (20.34%) Kubernetes
15 12 (20.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (20.34%) JIRA
15 12 (20.34%) SQL

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (20.34%) Apache Spark
2 11 (18.64%) Confluence
3 6 (10.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.39%) Ethereum
5 2 (3.39%) Hyperledger
5 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) InDesign
1 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (3.39%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 57 (96.61%) AWS
2 32 (54.24%) Amazon S3
3 24 (40.68%) Serverless
4 22 (37.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (37.29%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (25.42%) Amazon SQS
6 13 (22.03%) AWS CodePipeline
6 13 (22.03%) GitHub
7 12 (20.34%) Route 53
7 12 (20.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (18.64%) CloudFront
9 10 (16.95%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (13.56%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (11.86%) Azure
12 6 (10.17%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (10.17%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 6 (10.17%) AWS Fargate
13 4 (6.78%) Amazon Glacier
14 3 (5.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (5.08%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) VPN
2 3 (5.08%) Network Security
3 2 (3.39%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 1 (1.69%) DSL
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (47.46%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (15.25%) Hadoop
3 8 (13.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (11.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (10.17%) Big Data
5 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (8.47%) MySQL
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
7 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.78%) HBase
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.08%) Apache Hive
8 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
8 3 (5.08%) Redis
8 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.08%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (3.39%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (3.39%) Blockchain
9 2 (3.39%) Presto
9 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.34%) JIRA
3 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
4 8 (13.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (8.47%) CircleCI
6 4 (6.78%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.39%) Gradle
7 2 (3.39%) Maven
7 2 (3.39%) Selenium
7 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.69%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.69%) jMock
8 1 (1.69%) JUnit
8 1 (1.69%) Mockito
8 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.08%) Publishing
4 2 (3.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (30.51%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (23.73%) AWS DevOps
4 13 (22.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Data Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Angular Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (3.39%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Azure Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Big Data Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) ETL Developer
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) Web Services
2 10 (16.95%) REST
3 7 (11.86%) JSON
4 5 (8.47%) Kafka
5 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.78%) Apache Sling
5 4 (6.78%) J2SE
5 4 (6.78%) Lucene
5 4 (6.78%) Node.js
5 4 (6.78%) OSGi
5 4 (6.78%) SAML
5 4 (6.78%) XSLT
6 3 (5.08%) RESTful
7 2 (3.39%) Qt
7 2 (3.39%) Serverless Framework
7 2 (3.39%) Spring
7 2 (3.39%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.39%) STL
8 1 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.69%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Cloud Native
2 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.08%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Unix
3 4 (6.78%) Debian
3 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) DevOps
2 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (22.03%) Scrum
4 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (16.95%) Microservices
6 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (11.86%) Workflow
8 6 (10.17%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Automation
9 5 (8.47%) Analytics
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (8.47%) ETL
9 5 (8.47%) Kanban
9 5 (8.47%) Migration
10 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
10 4 (6.78%) Open Source
10 4 (6.78%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) Python
2 23 (38.98%) Java
3 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.03%) Scala
5 12 (20.34%) SQL
6 9 (15.25%) Bash Shell
7 7 (11.86%) Ruby
8 4 (6.78%) Groovy
9 3 (5.08%) Go
9 3 (5.08%) Perl
9 3 (5.08%) PHP
10 2 (3.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) AWS Certification
2 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) RHCE
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) Terraform
2 12 (20.34%) Ansible
2 12 (20.34%) Kubernetes
3 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.17%) Packer
4 5 (8.47%) Prometheus
4 5 (8.47%) Puppet
5 4 (6.78%) Kibana
5 4 (6.78%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.69%) Fluentd
6 1 (1.69%) Grafana
6 1 (1.69%) Istio
6 1 (1.69%) Suricata
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Adobe
1 4 (6.78%) Okta
1 4 (6.78%) Splunk
1 4 (6.78%) Teradata
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Pega
4 1 (1.69%) Qualys
4 1 (1.69%) Tableau
4 1 (1.69%) VMware