Period
to 22 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 152 96 160
Rank change year-on-year -56 +64 +36
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 38 29 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 1.39% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.50% 4.20% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 31
10th Percentile £367 £416 £413
25th Percentile £456 £511 £522
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £503 £550 £563
Median % change year-on-year -8.64% -2.22% +7.14%
75th Percentile £663 £600 £613
90th Percentile £738 £627 £638
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £569
% change year-on-year +9.09% -3.30% +8.33%

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 1,522 691 1,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.35% 33.09% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,235 547 1,301
10th Percentile £400 £319 £315
25th Percentile £480 £416 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.96% -0.95%
75th Percentile £665 £594 £600
90th Percentile £750 £650 £667
Central London median daily rate £570 £500 £518
% change year-on-year +14.00% -3.38% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 13
10th Percentile £13.79 £20.25 £18.71
25th Percentile £13.88 £20.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -32.94% +3.66% +17.14%
75th Percentile £19.10 £21.88 £22.00
90th Percentile £24.75 £22.25 £23.70
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -36.67% +9.76% +13.10%

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 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 38 (100.00%) AWS
2 18 (47.37%) Amazon S3
3 15 (39.47%) DevOps
3 15 (39.47%) Kubernetes
4 14 (36.84%) Docker
4 14 (36.84%) Terraform
5 13 (34.21%) Serverless
5 13 (34.21%) CI/CD
5 13 (34.21%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (31.58%) Java
6 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (31.58%) Amazon EKS
6 12 (31.58%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (28.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (28.95%) Amazon ECS
8 9 (23.68%) DNS
9 8 (21.05%) Linux
9 8 (21.05%) SQL
9 8 (21.05%) Python
10 7 (18.42%) .NET
10 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 7 (18.42%) Finance
10 7 (18.42%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (18.42%) Route 53
10 7 (18.42%) GitLab
10 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure as Code
11 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
11 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
11 6 (15.79%) RESTful
12 5 (13.16%) JIRA

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 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark
1 5 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.89%) Moodle
3 2 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.63%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 38 (100.00%) AWS
2 18 (47.37%) Amazon S3
3 13 (34.21%) Serverless
4 12 (31.58%) Amazon EKS
4 12 (31.58%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (28.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (28.95%) Amazon ECS
6 7 (18.42%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (18.42%) Route 53
7 5 (13.16%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (10.53%) Amazon Cognito
8 4 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (10.53%) Azure
8 4 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (5.26%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 2 (5.26%) Amazon Macie
9 2 (5.26%) AWS CodeBuild
9 2 (5.26%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (5.26%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) 5G
3 2 (5.26%) Broadband
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) Big Data
4 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.89%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.63%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.63%) Dremio
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) GitLab
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
4 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.63%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.63%) git-flow
5 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.63%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Financial Institution
2 5 (13.16%) Legal
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Social Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Billing
4 2 (5.26%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Moodle Developer
6 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Developer in Test
7 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) RESTful
3 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.53%) Node.js
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) REST
6 2 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (5.26%) gRPC
6 2 (5.26%) PySpark
6 2 (5.26%) React
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.63%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (2.63%) Mongoose
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (2.63%) Vert.x
7 1 (2.63%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Hedge funds
2 4 (10.53%) PKI
3 3 (7.89%) e-Learning
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) SCORM
4 2 (5.26%) CMDB
4 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) DevOps
2 13 (34.21%) CI/CD
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.53%) Decision-Making
6 4 (10.53%) Microservices
6 4 (10.53%) SDET
6 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Sprint Planning
7 3 (7.89%) AOP
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 3 (7.89%) OO PHP
7 3 (7.89%) Secrets Management
7 3 (7.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) Python
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.89%) Bash
5 3 (7.89%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) Go
7 1 (2.63%) Java 8
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) IFRS
2 1 (2.63%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Kubernetes
2 14 (36.84%) Terraform
3 5 (13.16%) Ansible
3 5 (13.16%) Prometheus
4 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.63%) Kibana
5 1 (2.63%) Nessus
5 1 (2.63%) Packer
5 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Splunk
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.63%) VMware