Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 212 208
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4 +57
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 65 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.92% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.58% 3.78% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 32
City of London median daily rate £525 £503 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +5.79% +10.47%
10th Percentile £452 £435 £391
90th Percentile £628 £606 £575
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,818 1,216 894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.78% 17.05% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,500 979 745
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £316
90th Percentile £669 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -48.57% +38.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £26.92 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £18.00 £44.62
% change year-on-year +0.56% -59.66% +84.16%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 - 15 £525 -
Moorgate - 6 £525 -
Amazon EC2
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 64 (98.46%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (67.69%) Amazon S3
3 37 (56.92%) Jenkins
4 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (43.08%) Python
6 26 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (36.92%) Puppet
7 24 (36.92%) Ansible
7 24 (36.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 23 (35.38%) Git (software)
9 22 (33.85%) Scrum
10 21 (32.31%) SQL
11 20 (30.77%) Linux
11 20 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (30.77%) DevOps
12 19 (29.23%) Docker
12 19 (29.23%) Windows
13 18 (27.69%) ETL
13 18 (27.69%) Java
14 17 (26.15%) PowerShell
14 17 (26.15%) Bash Shell
14 17 (26.15%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (24.62%) Big Data
15 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
15 16 (24.62%) Terraform
16 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
16 15 (23.08%) Web Services
16 15 (23.08%) Unix
16 15 (23.08%) Hadoop
16 15 (23.08%) Apache Hive

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 6 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) Apache
3 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 2 (3.08%) Drupal
4 1 (1.54%) Confluence
4 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 64 (98.46%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (67.69%) Amazon S3
3 24 (36.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 14 (21.54%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (20.00%) Serverless
6 12 (18.46%) Amazon ELB
7 10 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (13.85%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (12.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 8 (12.31%) Route 53
10 7 (10.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (10.77%) Heroku
11 6 (9.23%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (9.23%) CloudFront
12 5 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (7.69%) GitHub
13 4 (6.15%) AWS CodePipeline
14 2 (3.08%) Amazon Glacier
14 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (24.62%) Big Data
3 15 (23.08%) Apache Hive
3 15 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 13 (20.00%) Impala
4 13 (20.00%) Sqoop
5 9 (13.85%) MySQL
6 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
7 5 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
8 4 (6.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.62%) InfluxDB
9 3 (4.62%) Redis
10 2 (3.08%) Azkaban
10 2 (3.08%) MariaDB
10 2 (3.08%) Presto
10 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.54%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 37 (56.92%) Jenkins
2 23 (35.38%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.31%) Maven
4 6 (9.23%) DbUnit
4 6 (9.23%) jMock
4 6 (9.23%) JUnit
4 6 (9.23%) Mockito
4 6 (9.23%) SonarQube
5 4 (6.15%) JIRA
6 3 (4.62%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.08%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.08%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) Ant
8 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.54%) Selenium
8 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.54%) TestRail
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
2 3 (4.62%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Developer
1 16 (24.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (10.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Architect
6 5 (7.69%) AWS Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Web Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Server Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) Web Services
2 9 (13.85%) Node.js
2 9 (13.85%) Spring Boot
3 7 (10.77%) JSON
3 7 (10.77%) REST
3 7 (10.77%) SOAP
3 7 (10.77%) Spring
4 6 (9.23%) Apache Camel
4 6 (9.23%) J2EE
4 6 (9.23%) PowerMock
4 6 (9.23%) RESTful
4 6 (9.23%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.62%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (4.62%) Sensu
7 2 (3.08%) Express
7 2 (3.08%) Kafka
7 2 (3.08%) LAMP
8 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Wiki
2 9 (13.85%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (9.23%) Virtual Team
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Fintech
5 2 (3.08%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Linux
2 19 (29.23%) Windows
3 15 (23.08%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (33.85%) Scrum
4 20 (30.77%) DevOps
5 18 (27.69%) ETL
6 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
7 14 (21.54%) Build Automation
7 14 (21.54%) Microservices
8 13 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 13 (20.00%) Data Extraction
8 13 (20.00%) TDD
9 12 (18.46%) Configuration Management
10 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 10 (15.38%) Open Source
11 7 (10.77%) Kanban
12 6 (9.23%) BDD
12 6 (9.23%) MVC
12 6 (9.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 5 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) Python
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) Java
4 17 (26.15%) Bash Shell
4 17 (26.15%) PowerShell
5 14 (21.54%) Ruby
6 13 (20.00%) Korn
6 13 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.15%) Perl
8 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.08%) Go
10 1 (1.54%) AWK
10 1 (1.54%) C#
10 1 (1.54%) ES6
10 1 (1.54%) PHP
10 1 (1.54%) Scala
10 1 (1.54%) sed
10 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) GDPR
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 19 (29.23%) Docker
2 13 (20.00%) HDFS
3 8 (12.31%) vSphere
4 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (36.92%) Ansible
1 24 (36.92%) Puppet
2 20 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (24.62%) Terraform
4 13 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (13.85%) Kubernetes
6 7 (10.77%) Nagios
7 5 (7.69%) ZABBIX
8 4 (6.15%) Kibana
8 4 (6.15%) logstash
9 3 (4.62%) Grafana
9 3 (4.62%) Pingdom
9 3 (4.62%) Uchiwa
10 2 (3.08%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (3.08%) Packer
10 2 (3.08%) Prometheus
10 2 (3.08%) Sysdig
10 2 (3.08%) WSUS
11 1 (1.54%) Mesos
11 1 (1.54%) StatsD
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 13 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 8 (12.31%) VMware
4 5 (7.69%) Splunk
5 3 (4.62%) Adobe
5 3 (4.62%) hybris
5 3 (4.62%) New Relic
5 3 (4.62%) PagerDuty
6 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.54%) Solace