Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 197 210
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 +49
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 54 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.64% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.30% 4.49% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 23
City of London median daily rate £550 £513 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +17.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £463 £409 £353
90th Percentile £625 £625 £538
Central London median daily rate £575 £494 £475
% change year-on-year +16.46% +3.95% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 - -

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 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 1,634 891 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.42% 14.35% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,326 714 490
City of London median daily rate £506 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £338 £330 £310
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 10
City of London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.16 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.81% +0.74% +19.15%
10th Percentile £15.40 £13.36 £18.50
90th Percentile £46.73 £29.77 £31.38
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.98 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.16% -20.10% -11.24%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the City of London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the City of London

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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
London Bridge - 2 £550 -
Amazon EC2
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 53 (98.15%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (77.78%) Amazon S3
3 35 (64.81%) DevOps
4 31 (57.41%) Ansible
4 31 (57.41%) Route 53
4 31 (57.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 29 (53.70%) AWS Lambda
5 29 (53.70%) Terraform
5 29 (53.70%) Serverless
5 29 (53.70%) Docker
5 29 (53.70%) Amazon RDS
6 27 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 26 (48.15%) Linux
7 26 (48.15%) Configuration Management
8 25 (46.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 23 (42.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 22 (40.74%) Python
10 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
11 21 (38.89%) CloudFront
12 19 (35.19%) Node.js
12 19 (35.19%) Java
13 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
14 17 (31.48%) Puppet
15 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (27.78%) Fintech
16 15 (27.78%) Finance
17 14 (25.93%) GitHub
18 13 (24.07%) AWS Certification

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 11 (20.37%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) nginx
3 2 (3.70%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) Drupal
3 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 53 (98.15%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (77.78%) Amazon S3
3 31 (57.41%) Route 53
3 31 (57.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 29 (53.70%) AWS Lambda
4 29 (53.70%) Serverless
5 25 (46.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 23 (42.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (38.89%) CloudFront
8 18 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
9 14 (25.93%) GitHub
10 10 (18.52%) PaaS
11 8 (14.81%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (14.81%) OpenShift
12 5 (9.26%) Heroku
12 5 (9.26%) IaaS
13 4 (7.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudTrail
15 2 (3.70%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.85%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.85%) SNMP
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (53.70%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 2 (3.70%) Power BI
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) Impala
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) OpenTSDB
5 1 (1.85%) Parquet
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 27 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
3 12 (22.22%) JIRA
4 5 (9.26%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (5.56%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.70%) Chocolatey
7 2 (3.70%) GitLab
8 1 (1.85%) Ant
8 1 (1.85%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.85%) Gradle
8 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.85%) Liquibase
8 1 (1.85%) Maven
8 1 (1.85%) RSpec
8 1 (1.85%) Selenium
8 1 (1.85%) Subversion
8 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) AWS DevOps
2 20 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (27.78%) AWS Engineer
4 14 (25.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 11 (20.37%) Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Consultant
8 6 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (9.26%) AWS Consultant
10 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
11 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
11 3 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
11 3 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
12 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) Node.js
2 9 (16.67%) REST
3 8 (14.81%) JSON
4 6 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (9.26%) .NET
5 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (7.41%) Web Services
7 3 (5.56%) CSS
7 3 (5.56%) HTML
7 3 (5.56%) OAuth
7 3 (5.56%) React
7 3 (5.56%) SAML
7 3 (5.56%) YAML
8 2 (3.70%) jQuery
8 2 (3.70%) LAMP
8 2 (3.70%) OAuth2
8 2 (3.70%) Spring
9 1 (1.85%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Fintech
2 7 (12.96%) Hedge funds
3 6 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (9.26%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.85%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Unix
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.85%) Android
6 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) DevOps
2 26 (48.15%) Configuration Management
3 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
5 12 (22.22%) Microservices
6 8 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
8 6 (11.11%) MVC
8 6 (11.11%) TDD
9 4 (7.41%) Build Automation
10 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.56%) Scrum
11 2 (3.70%) EAI
11 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.70%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 2 (3.70%) SOA
11 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) Python
2 19 (35.19%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 11 (20.37%) Ruby
5 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.26%) C#
7 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.85%) Go
9 1 (1.85%) Java 8
9 1 (1.85%) Korn
9 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) AWS Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.85%) RHCE
System Software
1 29 (53.70%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (57.41%) Ansible
2 29 (53.70%) Terraform
3 17 (31.48%) Puppet
4 16 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (24.07%) Kubernetes
6 7 (12.96%) PingFederate
6 7 (12.96%) Sysdig
7 4 (7.41%) Mesos
8 2 (3.70%) Grafana
8 2 (3.70%) Kibana
8 2 (3.70%) logstash
9 1 (1.85%) Consul
9 1 (1.85%) Fluentd
9 1 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.85%) Marathon
9 1 (1.85%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Atlassian
2 7 (12.96%) Splunk
3 6 (11.11%) New Relic
4 5 (9.26%) Rollbar
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.85%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle