Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 199 207
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8 +69
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 78 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.11% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.41% 4.24% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 37
City of London median daily rate £525 £519 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +9.21% +7.34%
10th Percentile £458 £435 £403
90th Percentile £625 £606 £553
Central London median daily rate £525 £519 £475
% change year-on-year +1.20% +9.21% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 - -

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 1,770 1,014 796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.23% 15.34% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,441 791 661
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £358 £310 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -
10th Percentile £16.01 £12.39 £18.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £31.15 £37.40
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -19.46%

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 August 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 20 August 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 - 14 £525 -
Amazon EC2
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 76 (97.44%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (79.49%) Amazon S3
3 45 (57.69%) Jenkins
4 44 (56.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 41 (52.56%) Ansible
6 36 (46.15%) DevOps
7 35 (44.87%) Python
8 34 (43.59%) Terraform
9 33 (42.31%) Amazon RDS
9 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (41.03%) Linux
10 32 (41.03%) Docker
11 31 (39.74%) Puppet
12 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
13 28 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (34.62%) Configuration Management
14 27 (34.62%) Route 53
14 27 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
15 26 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 24 (30.77%) AWS Lambda
17 23 (29.49%) AWS CloudFormation
17 23 (29.49%) Bash Shell
17 23 (29.49%) Serverless
18 22 (28.21%) Unix
19 21 (26.92%) CloudFront
19 21 (26.92%) Amazon ELB
20 20 (25.64%) Test Automation
21 19 (24.36%) Windows
21 19 (24.36%) Microservices
22 18 (23.08%) Java

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 9 (11.54%) Confluence
2 7 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (5.13%) CMS
3 4 (5.13%) Drupal
4 3 (3.85%) nginx
5 2 (2.56%) Apache
5 2 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 76 (97.44%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (79.49%) Amazon S3
3 44 (56.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 27 (34.62%) Route 53
5 26 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 24 (30.77%) AWS Lambda
7 23 (29.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (29.49%) Serverless
8 21 (26.92%) Amazon ELB
8 21 (26.92%) CloudFront
9 16 (20.51%) GitHub
10 14 (17.95%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (14.10%) PaaS
12 10 (12.82%) Heroku
13 9 (11.54%) OpenShift
14 8 (10.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (6.41%) IaaS
16 4 (5.13%) Amazon EMR
17 3 (3.85%) AWS CodePipeline
17 3 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) VPN
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) Calico
4 1 (1.28%) HTTP
4 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.28%) SNMP
4 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.31%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
3 14 (17.95%) Big Data
4 13 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 13 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 13 (16.67%) Impala
4 13 (16.67%) Sqoop
5 7 (8.97%) MySQL
6 6 (7.69%) MongoDB
7 5 (6.41%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.85%) InfluxDB
10 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.56%) Redis
10 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
11 1 (1.28%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 45 (57.69%) Jenkins
2 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.82%) JIRA
4 5 (6.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (5.13%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.56%) GitLab
7 2 (2.56%) Selenium
7 2 (2.56%) Subversion
8 1 (1.28%) Ant
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.28%) Chocolatey
8 1 (1.28%) Gradle
8 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.28%) Liquibase
8 1 (1.28%) Maven
8 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.28%) RSpec
8 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (26.92%) Platform Engineer
3 20 (25.64%) AWS DevOps
4 18 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (21.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 15 (19.23%) Developer
7 11 (14.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Web Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
11 2 (2.56%) AWS Architect
11 2 (2.56%) Cloud Architect
11 2 (2.56%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) Node.js
2 12 (15.38%) JSON
2 12 (15.38%) REST
3 11 (14.10%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (12.82%) Web Services
5 7 (8.97%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (5.13%) LAMP
6 4 (5.13%) React
7 3 (3.85%) CSS
7 3 (3.85%) HTML
7 3 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.85%) Sensu
7 3 (3.85%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.56%) .NET
8 2 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.56%) jQuery
8 2 (2.56%) React Native
8 2 (2.56%) SAML
8 2 (2.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Wiki
2 10 (12.82%) Fintech
2 10 (12.82%) Virtual Team
3 8 (10.26%) Hedge funds
4 7 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.28%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.28%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Linux
2 22 (28.21%) Unix
3 19 (24.36%) Windows
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Android
7 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.28%) CentOS
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) DevOps
2 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (34.62%) Configuration Management
5 20 (25.64%) Test Automation
6 19 (24.36%) Microservices
7 16 (20.51%) Build Automation
7 16 (20.51%) ETL
8 15 (19.23%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (17.95%) Scrum
10 13 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 13 (16.67%) Data Extraction
11 12 (15.38%) TDD
12 10 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (12.82%) MVC
13 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
14 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
15 4 (5.13%) Server Management
16 3 (3.85%) Auto-Scaling
16 3 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) Python
2 23 (29.49%) Bash Shell
3 18 (23.08%) Java
3 18 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 18 (23.08%) SQL
4 17 (21.79%) Ruby
5 14 (17.95%) Shell Script
6 13 (16.67%) Korn
7 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.85%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) C#
9 2 (2.56%) Go
10 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (41.03%) Docker
2 13 (16.67%) HDFS
3 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (52.56%) Ansible
2 34 (43.59%) Terraform
3 31 (39.74%) Puppet
4 27 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (17.95%) Kubernetes
6 13 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (10.26%) Sysdig
8 5 (6.41%) Kibana
8 5 (6.41%) logstash
8 5 (6.41%) Nagios
9 4 (5.13%) PingFederate
9 4 (5.13%) ZABBIX
10 3 (3.85%) Pingdom
10 3 (3.85%) Uchiwa
11 2 (2.56%) Grafana
11 2 (2.56%) Mesos
11 2 (2.56%) Prometheus
11 2 (2.56%) WSUS
12 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (1.28%) Suricata
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle
2 13 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 11 (14.10%) Splunk
4 9 (11.54%) New Relic
5 8 (10.26%) Atlassian
6 5 (6.41%) Rollbar
7 4 (5.13%) Adobe
8 3 (3.85%) hybris
8 3 (3.85%) PagerDuty
9 2 (2.56%) Google
10 1 (1.28%) Citrix
10 1 (1.28%) Greenplum
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.28%) Solace
10 1 (1.28%) VMware