Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 201 207
Rank change year-on-year +32 +6 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 49 60 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.52% 3.08% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 44
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £488 £460 £435
90th Percentile £675 £631 £621
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £105.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £105.00 - -

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 1,944 1,948 1,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.25% 27.47% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,514 1,584 1,058
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £660 £666 £638
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 24
City of London median hourly rate £20.92 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -2.78% -45.86%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.95 £23.75 £30.26
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.76 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.03% -1.26% -42.86%

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 9 December 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 47 (95.92%) AWS
2 32 (65.31%) Amazon S3
3 27 (55.10%) DevOps
4 21 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
4 21 (42.86%) Python
5 20 (40.82%) Java
6 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (38.78%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (38.78%) Serverless
7 18 (36.73%) Docker
8 17 (34.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (32.65%) Linux
10 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 14 (28.57%) Terraform
11 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure as Code
11 13 (26.53%) GitHub
11 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
11 13 (26.53%) JIRA
11 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (24.49%) Scala
12 12 (24.49%) Confluence
12 12 (24.49%) Scrum
12 12 (24.49%) Route 53
13 11 (22.45%) Kubernetes
13 11 (22.45%) Ansible
13 11 (22.45%) Apache Spark
13 11 (22.45%) SQL
13 11 (22.45%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (20.41%) Web Services
14 10 (20.41%) Finance

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 12 (24.49%) Confluence
2 11 (22.45%) Apache Spark
3 6 (12.24%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (10.20%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (8.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Ethereum
6 2 (4.08%) Hyperledger
6 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) InDesign
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (4.08%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 47 (95.92%) AWS
2 32 (65.31%) Amazon S3
3 19 (38.78%) AWS Lambda
3 19 (38.78%) Serverless
4 17 (34.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (26.53%) GitHub
6 12 (24.49%) Route 53
7 11 (22.45%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (20.41%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (18.37%) AWS CodePipeline
9 9 (18.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (14.29%) Azure
11 6 (12.24%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 5 (10.20%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (10.20%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (10.20%) AWS Fargate
13 4 (8.16%) Amazon Glacier
13 4 (8.16%) CloudFront
14 3 (6.12%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) VPN
2 2 (4.08%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (16.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.24%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (12.24%) Big Data
4 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.16%) MySQL
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.12%) HBase
6 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.12%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.08%) Blockchain
7 2 (4.08%) Presto
7 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.08%) Redis
7 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
1 13 (26.53%) JIRA
2 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (8.16%) CircleCI
4 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) Gradle
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
4 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.04%) GitLab
5 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.12%) Publishing
4 2 (4.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Data Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (18.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Architect
7 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Angular Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Agile Developer
10 2 (4.08%) AWS Architect
10 2 (4.08%) Azure Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Big Data Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Blockchain Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
10 2 (4.08%) ETL Developer
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) REST
1 10 (20.41%) Web Services
2 7 (14.29%) JSON
3 5 (10.20%) Node.js
4 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.16%) Apache Sling
4 4 (8.16%) J2SE
4 4 (8.16%) Kafka
4 4 (8.16%) Lucene
4 4 (8.16%) OSGi
4 4 (8.16%) SAML
4 4 (8.16%) XSLT
5 2 (4.08%) Qt
5 2 (4.08%) RESTful
5 2 (4.08%) STL
6 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.04%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (2.04%) Spring
6 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.04%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Cloud Native
2 4 (8.16%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
3 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.04%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Unix
3 4 (8.16%) Debian
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) DevOps
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure as Code
4 12 (24.49%) Scrum
5 10 (20.41%) Microservices
6 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
7 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Automation
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (10.20%) ETL
10 4 (8.16%) API Integration
10 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
10 4 (8.16%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 4 (8.16%) Kanban
10 4 (8.16%) Migration
10 4 (8.16%) SDLC
10 4 (8.16%) Workflow
10 4 (8.16%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Python
2 20 (40.82%) Java
3 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.49%) Scala
5 11 (22.45%) SQL
6 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
6 6 (12.24%) Ruby
7 3 (6.12%) Go
7 3 (6.12%) Groovy
7 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) RHCE
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Terraform
2 11 (22.45%) Ansible
2 11 (22.45%) Kubernetes
3 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (12.24%) Puppet
5 5 (10.20%) Packer
5 5 (10.20%) Prometheus
6 4 (8.16%) Kibana
6 4 (8.16%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.04%) Graphite
7 1 (2.04%) Istio
7 1 (2.04%) Nagios
7 1 (2.04%) Suricata
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Splunk
2 4 (8.16%) Adobe
2 4 (8.16%) Okta
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.12%) Teradata
4 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.08%) Google
4 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Pega
5 1 (2.04%) Qualys
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau