Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 204 216
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 +35
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 39 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.84% 3.54% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 14
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.74% +1.47%
10th Percentile £435 £350 £350
90th Percentile £625 £625 £538
Central London median daily rate £550 £494 £425
% change year-on-year +11.39% +16.18% -
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 1,374 847 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.60% 13.83% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,112 711 396
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £285
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +0.45% +10.61% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 5
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.13 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.07% -12.80% +30.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.72 £20.00
90th Percentile £39.63 £46.71 £28.98
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.92 £22.62
% change year-on-year -4.62% -11.92% +20.61%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 - 1 £575 -
Amazon EC2
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 38 (97.44%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (58.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 22 (56.41%) DevOps
4 21 (53.85%) Amazon S3
4 21 (53.85%) Java
5 20 (51.28%) Docker
6 19 (48.72%) Route 53
7 17 (43.59%) Python
8 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
8 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
8 14 (35.90%) Node.js
8 14 (35.90%) Ansible
9 13 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (33.33%) Terraform
9 13 (33.33%) Serverless
9 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (28.21%) Linux
10 11 (28.21%) Puppet
10 11 (28.21%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (25.64%) Microservices
11 10 (25.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (25.64%) Ruby
11 10 (25.64%) Finance
12 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
12 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (20.51%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (20.51%) React
13 8 (20.51%) Spring
13 8 (20.51%) TeamCity

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 4 (10.26%) Apache
1 4 (10.26%) nginx
2 3 (7.69%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) Jetty
3 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
1 1 (2.56%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 38 (97.44%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (58.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 21 (53.85%) Amazon S3
4 19 (48.72%) Route 53
5 13 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (33.33%) Serverless
6 10 (25.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (20.51%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (20.51%) GitHub
8 6 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (15.38%) CloudFront
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (12.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (12.82%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (5.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (2.56%) Datadog
12 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) SSH
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.13%) Hazelcast
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) Redis
5 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) HDInsight
5 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Power BI
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.51%) TeamCity
3 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.95%) JIRA
4 3 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 3 (7.69%) Subversion
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.56%) Babel
6 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.56%) Bower
6 1 (2.56%) Chocolatey
6 1 (2.56%) GitLab
6 1 (2.56%) Gradle
6 1 (2.56%) Grunt
6 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.56%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Publishing
4 4 (10.26%) Law
5 3 (7.69%) Retail Banking
6 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) AWS DevOps
2 15 (38.46%) Developer
3 10 (25.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) AWS Developer
4 7 (17.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) React Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Core Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Node.js
2 8 (20.51%) React
2 8 (20.51%) Spring
3 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
4 5 (12.82%) .NET
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.26%) OAuth
6 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.69%) LAMP
6 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (5.13%) JSON
7 2 (5.13%) LDAP
7 2 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (5.13%) OAuth2
7 2 (5.13%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) RESTful
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.13%) SAML
7 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Fintech
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Debian
3 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) DevOps
2 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
3 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) Microservices
5 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.38%) TDD
7 4 (10.26%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) Open Source
9 2 (5.13%) API Design
9 2 (5.13%) EAI
9 2 (5.13%) Information Security
9 2 (5.13%) MVC
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Security Operations
9 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.13%) Threat Modelling
9 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) Python
3 10 (25.64%) Ruby
4 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.26%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) ES6
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) R
7 1 (2.56%) Scala
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) SQL
7 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (5.13%) Firmware
2 2 (5.13%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Ansible
2 13 (33.33%) Terraform
3 11 (28.21%) Puppet
4 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
4 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (15.38%) Mesos
6 2 (5.13%) Grafana
6 2 (5.13%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.13%) Kibana
6 2 (5.13%) logstash
6 2 (5.13%) Nagios
6 2 (5.13%) Packer
7 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) New Relic
2 3 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.13%) Facebook
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) Databricks
4 1 (2.56%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft