Period
to 19 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 139 106 181
Rank change year-on-year -33 +75 -1
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 27 19 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 1.08% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.02% 3.16% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 48
10th Percentile £325 £378 £519
25th Percentile £444 £425 £536
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £503 £525 £594
Median % change year-on-year -4.29% -11.58% +13.10%
75th Percentile £594 £603 £641
90th Percentile £653 £663 £666
Central London median daily rate £503 £525 £594
% change year-on-year -4.29% -11.58% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £10.50

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 1,337 602 2,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.29% 34.28% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,017 474 1,684
10th Percentile £370 £313 £363
25th Percentile £463 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +0.24%
75th Percentile £644 £588 £600
90th Percentile £724 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £523 £525
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.48% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 18
10th Percentile £13.85 £16.50 £17.15
25th Percentile £13.88 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate £18.13 £21.25 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -14.71% +1.19% +10.53%
75th Percentile £28.06 £28.81 £23.55
90th Percentile £41.78 £40.18 £31.69
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +8.97%

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 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, 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 27 (100.00%) AWS
2 13 (48.15%) DevOps
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
4 7 (25.93%) Terraform
4 7 (25.93%) Amazon S3
4 7 (25.93%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (22.22%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (22.22%) Serverless
5 6 (22.22%) Python
5 6 (22.22%) Splunk
5 6 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (22.22%) Docker
6 5 (18.52%) Microservices
6 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
6 5 (18.52%) Big Data
6 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
6 5 (18.52%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
6 5 (18.52%) DNS
6 5 (18.52%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (14.81%) Social Skills
7 4 (14.81%) Cost Management
7 4 (14.81%) Sprint Planning
7 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (14.81%) Strategic Thinking
7 4 (14.81%) Prometheus
7 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (14.81%) JavaScript

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 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
2 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (11.11%) Moodle
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 27 (100.00%) AWS
2 7 (25.93%) Amazon S3
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon ECS
3 6 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (22.22%) Serverless
4 5 (18.52%) Amazon EKS
4 5 (18.52%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (14.81%) Route 53
6 3 (11.11%) Azure
6 3 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (3.70%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (3.70%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) 5G
2 2 (7.41%) Broadband
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
1 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.70%) GitLab
3 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (14.81%) Social Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Moodle Developer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) Spring
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) Kafka
3 3 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) Node.js
4 2 (7.41%) Spring Security
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (3.70%) LAMP
5 1 (3.70%) Vue.js
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) PKI
1 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (11.11%) e-Learning
2 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 3 (11.11%) SCORM
3 2 (7.41%) Hedge funds
3 2 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (3.70%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (48.15%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Microservices
4 4 (14.81%) Cost Management
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (14.81%) Sprint Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Development
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) SOLID
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) Java 8
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) AWK
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
2 7 (25.93%) Terraform
3 4 (14.81%) Prometheus
4 2 (7.41%) Nessus
5 1 (3.70%) Ansible
5 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Splunk
2 2 (7.41%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) Databricks
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) VMware