Period
to 19 October 2020

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 19 October 2020 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
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 168 185
Rank change year-on-year +79 +17 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 22 57 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.23% 0.96% 1.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.77% 2.86% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 50 58
Median daily rate £538 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +9.52% +3.96%
10th Percentile £385 £518 £441
90th Percentile £638 £651 £625
Central London median daily rate £538 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -6.52% +9.52% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £105.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +228.13% -
Central London median hourly rate - £105.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +228.13% -

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 583 1,992 1,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.66% 33.56% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 1,574 1,519
Median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £322 £327 £345
90th Percentile £638 £662 £675
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £524
% change year-on-year -1.90% +0.24% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.41% +4.72%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.55 £23.75
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +36.90% +7.69% +2.63%

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 19 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, 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 22 (100.00%) AWS
2 12 (54.55%) DevOps
3 10 (45.45%) Amazon S3
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (36.36%) Kubernetes
5 8 (36.36%) Terraform
5 8 (36.36%) Serverless
6 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 6 (27.27%) Ansible
6 6 (27.27%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (22.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (22.73%) Docker
7 5 (22.73%) Microservices
7 5 (22.73%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) MySQL
8 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Spring
8 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
8 4 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (18.18%) Kafka
8 4 (18.18%) Azure
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 4 (18.18%) Java 8

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 3 (13.64%) Confluence
1 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) AWS
2 10 (45.45%) Amazon S3
3 8 (36.36%) Serverless
4 6 (27.27%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (22.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (18.18%) Azure
7 3 (13.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (13.64%) Route 53
8 2 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (9.09%) CloudFront
8 2 (9.09%) IaaS
8 2 (9.09%) PaaS
8 2 (9.09%) SaaS
9 1 (4.55%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (4.55%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (4.55%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.09%) Redis
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
3 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) GoCD
5 1 (4.55%) Hudson
5 1 (4.55%) Maven
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Public Sector
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) AWS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Azure Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Kafka
1 4 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) Laravel
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (4.55%) React
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Spring Security
3 1 (4.55%) Vue.js
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Native
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) DevOps
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure as Code
3 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) Architectural Design
6 2 (9.09%) B2B
6 2 (9.09%) Blue-Green Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Fintech
6 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
1 5 (22.73%) Python
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 4 (18.18%) Java 8
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Groovy
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Kubernetes
1 8 (36.36%) Terraform
2 6 (27.27%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (4.55%) Foglight
4 1 (4.55%) Packer
4 1 (4.55%) Rundeck
4 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Dynatrace
2 1 (4.55%) F5
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) New Relic
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Splunk