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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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 126 141 110
Rank change year-on-year +15 -31 +77
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 71 26 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.64% 0.82% 1.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.40% 2.23% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 29
10th Percentile £465 £436 £457
25th Percentile £485 £478 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £563 £600
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% -6.25% +1.05%
75th Percentile £647 £638 £625
90th Percentile £708 £649 £680
Central London median daily rate £588 £575 £600
% change year-on-year +2.17% -4.17% -

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 1,614 1,165 871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.25% 36.80% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,233 852 682
10th Percentile £363 £370 £310
25th Percentile £475 £463 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £543 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.99% +5.85% -2.38%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.58 £20.36
25th Percentile £15.75 £13.88 £29.07
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £43.95
Median % change year-on-year +122.22% -48.81% +106.82%
75th Percentile £57.50 £29.50 £55.06
90th Percentile £74.50 £36.45 £59.38
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £21.25 £41.40
% change year-on-year +95.29% -48.67% +94.82%

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 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 67 (94.37%) AWS
2 36 (50.70%) Amazon S3
3 35 (49.30%) Python
4 34 (47.89%) Java
5 29 (40.85%) Linux
5 29 (40.85%) Serverless
6 26 (36.62%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (32.39%) DevOps
7 23 (32.39%) SQL
7 23 (32.39%) Finance
8 22 (30.99%) AWS Lambda
8 22 (30.99%) Terraform
9 21 (29.58%) Kubernetes
9 21 (29.58%) Kafka
10 18 (25.35%) Infrastructure as Code
10 18 (25.35%) CI/CD
11 17 (23.94%) Azure
12 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
13 15 (21.13%) Docker
14 14 (19.72%) Go
15 13 (18.31%) GitLab
15 13 (18.31%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (18.31%) GDPR
15 13 (18.31%) Data Protection
15 13 (18.31%) Legal
16 12 (16.90%) Agile
16 12 (16.90%) Banking
16 12 (16.90%) Analytics
16 12 (16.90%) Bash
16 12 (16.90%) Amazon EKS

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 (15.49%) Apache Spark
2 8 (11.27%) Confluence
3 6 (8.45%) Apache Pig
4 5 (7.04%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (7.04%) Luigi
5 3 (4.23%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Cloudability
2 1 (1.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 67 (94.37%) AWS
2 36 (50.70%) Amazon S3
3 29 (40.85%) Serverless
4 22 (30.99%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (23.94%) Azure
6 13 (18.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (16.90%) Amazon EKS
8 11 (15.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (12.68%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (9.86%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (9.86%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (8.45%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (8.45%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (8.45%) Azure AKS
11 6 (8.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 6 (8.45%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (8.45%) Azure Functions
11 6 (8.45%) Azure Storage
11 6 (8.45%) GCP
12 5 (7.04%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) DNS
2 7 (9.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) BGP
3 1 (1.41%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.41%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) HSRP
3 1 (1.41%) IGMP
3 1 (1.41%) IPsec
3 1 (1.41%) Multicast
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.41%) OSPF
3 1 (1.41%) SNMP
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon Athena
3 11 (15.49%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (14.08%) DynamoDB
5 9 (12.68%) Big Data
5 9 (12.68%) Data Lake
5 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
6 7 (9.86%) MySQL
7 6 (8.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 6 (8.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
7 6 (8.45%) SAP HANA
8 5 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
8 5 (7.04%) Presto
9 3 (4.23%) Tableau
10 2 (2.82%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (1.41%) Metadata
11 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) GitLab
2 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.23%) JIRA
6 2 (2.82%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.82%) Subversion
6 2 (2.82%) Terragrunt
6 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.41%) GoCD
7 1 (1.41%) PowerDesigner
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Legal
3 12 (16.90%) Banking
4 9 (12.68%) Financial Institution
5 7 (9.86%) Presentation Skills
5 7 (9.86%) Retail
5 7 (9.86%) Social Skills
6 5 (7.04%) Front Office
7 4 (5.63%) International Banking
7 4 (5.63%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.82%) Public Sector
9 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) AWS Engineer
1 18 (25.35%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Architect
3 12 (16.90%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (15.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Java Developer
6 9 (12.68%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (9.86%) Data Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) AWS Architect
9 5 (7.04%) Big Data Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Hadoop Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Tester
11 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.23%) QA Tester
11 3 (4.23%) Salesforce Architect
11 3 (4.23%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) Kafka
2 11 (15.49%) RESTful
3 8 (11.27%) Gherkin
4 7 (9.86%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (8.45%) JAX-RS
5 6 (8.45%) RxJava
5 6 (8.45%) Vert.x
6 5 (7.04%) PySpark
7 4 (5.63%) .NET
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Core
9 2 (2.82%) Node.js
9 2 (2.82%) React
9 2 (2.82%) Spring
10 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.41%) SAML
10 1 (1.41%) Spring Boot
10 1 (1.41%) WCF
10 1 (1.41%) Web Services
10 1 (1.41%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (12.68%) Hedge funds
3 6 (8.45%) Equities
3 6 (8.45%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (7.04%) Derivative
4 5 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.63%) Credit Risk
5 4 (5.63%) Market Risk
5 4 (5.63%) Public Cloud
6 3 (4.23%) Cloud Native
6 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.23%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.23%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (2.82%) Legacy Code
8 1 (1.41%) Legacy Applications
8 1 (1.41%) Life Science
8 1 (1.41%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Windows
3 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.45%) Debian
4 6 (8.45%) Ubuntu
5 5 (7.04%) Unix
6 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) DevOps
2 18 (25.35%) CI/CD
2 18 (25.35%) Infrastructure as Code
3 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
4 13 (18.31%) Data Protection
5 12 (16.90%) Agile
5 12 (16.90%) Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) Clean Code
6 8 (11.27%) Migration
6 8 (11.27%) SDET
6 8 (11.27%) Software Testing
6 8 (11.27%) User Stories
7 7 (9.86%) Data Munging
7 7 (9.86%) Data Pipeline
7 7 (9.86%) Microservices
7 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.86%) TOGAF
8 6 (8.45%) ArchiMate
8 6 (8.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (7.04%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) Python
2 34 (47.89%) Java
3 23 (32.39%) SQL
4 14 (19.72%) Go
5 12 (16.90%) Bash
6 11 (15.49%) C#
7 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
8 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
9 7 (9.86%) Perl
10 6 (8.45%) PHP
10 6 (8.45%) Ruby
10 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
11 5 (7.04%) Scala
12 2 (2.82%) C
13 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) CCNP
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.31%) GDPR
2 6 (8.45%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.41%) NCSC
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Docker
2 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) Terraform
2 21 (29.58%) Kubernetes
3 10 (14.08%) Ansible
4 6 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.63%) Control-M
6 2 (2.82%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.41%) Grafana
7 1 (1.41%) Graphite
7 1 (1.41%) Packer
7 1 (1.41%) Puppet
7 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) BiZZdesign
2 6 (8.45%) Cloudera
2 6 (8.45%) MuleSoft
2 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.45%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.45%) SAP
3 3 (4.23%) Splunk
4 2 (2.82%) BMC
4 2 (2.82%) IBM
4 2 (2.82%) PagerDuty
4 2 (2.82%) Spotify
5 1 (1.41%) Arista
5 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) Confluent
5 1 (1.41%) F5
5 1 (1.41%) New Relic
5 1 (1.41%) VMware