Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 22 April 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 134 204
Rank change year-on-year +19 +70 +10
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 25 34 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.00% 0.89% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.84% 2.85% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 30
10th Percentile £466 £464 £461
25th Percentile £506 £513 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £600 £600
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £600 " £642
90th Percentile £638 £671 £678
Central London median daily rate £575 £569 £588
% change year-on-year +1.10% -3.19% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £10.50

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 880 1,193 2,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.20% 31.31% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 938 1,630
10th Percentile £363 £300 £363
25th Percentile £429 £413 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £599
90th Percentile £666 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
10th Percentile £13.45 £18.64 £12.05
25th Percentile £13.56 £19.68 £13.25
Median hourly rate £18.60 £33.92 £19.13
Median % change year-on-year -45.17% +77.36% -11.05%
75th Percentile £26.26 £50.19 £21.31
90th Percentile £28.20 £58.63 £22.85
Central London median hourly rate £23.45 £23.22 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.99% +22.21% -11.63%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the City of London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the City of London

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 25 (100.00%) AWS
2 13 (52.00%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (48.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) Python
5 10 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 10 (40.00%) Amazon S3
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) Public Cloud
6 7 (28.00%) Data Lake
6 7 (28.00%) Java 8
6 7 (28.00%) Data Transformation
6 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (28.00%) Big Data
6 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (28.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (28.00%) DevOps
6 7 (28.00%) Microservices
6 7 (28.00%) Apache Spark
6 7 (28.00%) Spring
6 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
6 7 (28.00%) Apache
6 7 (28.00%) Internet
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) Kafka
7 6 (24.00%) Serverless
7 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
7 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (20.00%) Terraform

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (28.00%) Apache
1 7 (28.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 25 (100.00%) AWS
2 10 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (24.00%) Serverless
4 5 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (16.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (8.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (8.00%) Azure
7 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (4.00%) CloudFront
7 1 (4.00%) IaaS
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (4.00%) PaaS
7 1 (4.00%) Route 53
7 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (28.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (28.00%) Big Data
3 7 (28.00%) Data Lake
3 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.00%) MySQL
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.00%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (12.00%) Spark SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Data Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Spring
2 6 (24.00%) Kafka
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (8.00%) LAMP
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Public Cloud
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Data Transformation
2 7 (28.00%) DevOps
2 7 (28.00%) Microservices
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Data Science
3 4 (16.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Insurtech
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (12.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) SDLC
4 3 (12.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) Python
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Java 8
5 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.00%) AWK
6 2 (8.00%) sed
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CISA
1 1 (4.00%) CISM
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (20.00%) Terraform
3 4 (16.00%) Ansible
3 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (12.00%) Foglight
5 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Talend
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft