Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 198 206
Rank change year-on-year +75 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 27 83 98
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.01% 0.99% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.94% 2.90% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 70 77
Median daily rate £600 £581 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +2.44%
10th Percentile £428 £474 £462
90th Percentile £693 £700 £625
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £105.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +228.13% -
London median hourly rate - £52.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +62.50% -

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 918 2,863 2,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.41% 34.24% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 2,284 1,997
Median daily rate £513 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £334
90th Percentile £660 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £505
% change year-on-year - +3.96% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £19.00 £17.73 £16.25
90th Percentile £58.25 £60.75 £34.20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.72 £22.94
% change year-on-year +54.08% -0.98% +8.44%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Central London

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Central London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +71 25 £600 +4.35% 2
Amazon EC2
London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 22 (81.48%) AWS
2 21 (77.78%) DevOps
3 20 (74.07%) Terraform
4 17 (62.96%) Docker
4 17 (62.96%) Amazon S3
5 15 (55.56%) Linux
5 15 (55.56%) Kubernetes
6 14 (51.85%) Infrastructure as Code
6 14 (51.85%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (51.85%) Ansible
7 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (40.74%) Serverless
9 10 (37.04%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
10 9 (33.33%) JIRA
11 8 (29.63%) Python
11 8 (29.63%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (29.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
11 8 (29.63%) Puppet
12 7 (25.93%) Confluence
12 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 6 (22.22%) Packer
13 6 (22.22%) Public Sector
14 5 (18.52%) Istio
14 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
14 5 (18.52%) Route 53
14 5 (18.52%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 7 (25.93%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (81.48%) AWS
2 17 (62.96%) Amazon S3
3 11 (40.74%) Serverless
4 10 (37.04%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (29.63%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (29.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (18.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (18.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (18.52%) Route 53
7 4 (14.81%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (14.81%) Azure
8 3 (11.11%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (3.70%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (3.70%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (3.70%) AWS CodeBuild
9 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 9 (33.33%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.70%) Gradle
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Postman
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.70%) Terragrunt
5 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 6 (22.22%) Public Sector
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) AWS Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Azure Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Backend Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Database Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Reliability Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Kafka
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) JPA
2 1 (3.70%) OAuth
2 1 (3.70%) OAuth2
2 1 (3.70%) React
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
2 1 (3.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Native
1 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Debian
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) DevOps
2 14 (51.85%) Infrastructure as Code
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) High Availability
6 4 (14.81%) Observability
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) API Development
7 3 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
7 3 (11.11%) Decision-Making
7 3 (11.11%) Fintech
7 3 (11.11%) Microservices
7 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Time Management
8 2 (7.41%) Data Science
8 2 (7.41%) Immutable Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
1 8 (29.63%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) AWK
3 2 (7.41%) Groovy
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) sed
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Java 8
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (74.07%) Terraform
2 15 (55.56%) Kubernetes
3 14 (51.85%) Ansible
4 8 (29.63%) Puppet
5 6 (22.22%) Packer
6 5 (18.52%) Istio
7 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (7.41%) Graphite
8 2 (7.41%) Nagios
8 2 (7.41%) Prometheus
9 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
1 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.70%) BiZZdesign
2 1 (3.70%) Cadence
2 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.70%) Murex
2 1 (3.70%) New Relic
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) SAP