Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 215 254
Rank change year-on-year +15 +39 +15
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 46 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 0.50% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.85% 3.73% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 15
City of London median daily rate £503 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.79% +9.20% +8.75%
10th Percentile £435 £419 £329
90th Percentile £606 £575 £550
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
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 1195 884 592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.86% 13.40% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 735 476
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £316 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £430
% change year-on-year +2.56% +13.37% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 6
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £25.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% +38.48% +29.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.61 £21.00
90th Percentile £26.39 £52.49 £35.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £44.62 £24.23
% change year-on-year -59.66% +84.16% +18.20%

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 20 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 45 (97.83%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (52.17%) Docker
2 24 (52.17%) DevOps
3 21 (45.65%) Jenkins
3 21 (45.65%) Terraform
4 20 (43.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (39.13%) React
6 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (36.96%) Amazon S3
7 16 (34.78%) New Relic
8 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 14 (30.43%) Ansible
10 13 (28.26%) GitHub
10 13 (28.26%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (28.26%) Serverless
10 13 (28.26%) Java
10 13 (28.26%) Linux
11 12 (26.09%) Python
11 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
11 12 (26.09%) Redis
11 12 (26.09%) Microservices
12 11 (23.91%) Route 53
12 11 (23.91%) Kubernetes
12 11 (23.91%) Workflow
13 10 (21.74%) Puppet
13 10 (21.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
13 10 (21.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (19.57%) Amazon RDS

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 (13.04%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.35%) Jetty
3 2 (4.35%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
1 1 (2.17%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 45 (97.83%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (43.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (36.96%) Amazon S3
4 13 (28.26%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (28.26%) GitHub
4 13 (28.26%) Serverless
5 11 (23.91%) Route 53
6 10 (21.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 10 (21.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (15.22%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (10.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (4.35%) CloudFront
11 1 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (2.17%) Datadog
11 1 (2.17%) Heroku
11 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) LDAP
3 2 (4.35%) DSL
3 2 (4.35%) Network Security
3 2 (4.35%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.17%) SSH
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Redis
2 9 (19.57%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (15.22%) MySQL
4 4 (8.70%) Big Data
4 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.52%) Hazelcast
5 3 (6.52%) Neo4j
6 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.35%) HBase
6 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.17%) Mixpanel
7 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.04%) TeamCity
4 5 (10.87%) JIRA
5 4 (8.70%) Artifactory
6 3 (6.52%) Maven
6 3 (6.52%) Subversion
7 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.17%) GitLab
8 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.17%) RSpec
8 1 (2.17%) Selenium
8 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Publishing
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Law
3 4 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (23.91%) AWS Developer
5 10 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (19.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Core Java Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Python Developer
10 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 2 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Python Developer
11 1 (2.17%) Cloud Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) Mobile Solutions Architect
11 1 (2.17%) Platform Architect
11 1 (2.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) React
2 8 (17.39%) RESTful
3 7 (15.22%) Spring
4 6 (13.04%) Node.js
5 5 (10.87%) Spring Boot
6 4 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (8.70%) LAMP
6 4 (8.70%) REST
6 4 (8.70%) Web Services
7 3 (6.52%) OAuth
7 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.35%) CSS
8 2 (4.35%) HTML
8 2 (4.35%) Hystrix
8 2 (4.35%) jQuery
8 2 (4.35%) Laravel
8 2 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) DataPower
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.35%) Debian
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) DevOps
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 12 (26.09%) Microservices
5 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 11 (23.91%) Workflow
7 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
8 7 (15.22%) TDD
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (8.70%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 4 (8.70%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.52%) API Design
10 3 (6.52%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) Open Source
11 2 (4.35%) Information Security
11 2 (4.35%) MVC
11 2 (4.35%) Security Operations
11 2 (4.35%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) Java
2 12 (26.09%) Python
3 7 (15.22%) Ruby
4 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) Scala
6 2 (4.35%) SQL
7 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.17%) ES6
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.17%) PMP
1 1 (2.17%) RHCE
1 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (4.35%) Firmware
2 2 (4.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (45.65%) Terraform
2 14 (30.43%) Ansible
3 11 (23.91%) Kubernetes
4 10 (21.74%) Puppet
5 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.52%) Mesos
6 3 (6.52%) Packer
7 2 (4.35%) Grafana
7 2 (4.35%) Graphite
7 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.35%) Kibana
7 2 (4.35%) logstash
7 2 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) New Relic
2 7 (15.22%) Facebook
3 2 (4.35%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) F5
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com