Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 198 218
Rank change year-on-year +60 +20 -20
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 38 51 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 0.75% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.93% 2.45% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 35
Median daily rate £588 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £431 £460 £468
90th Percentile £638 £677 £625
Central London median daily rate £563 £550 £563
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,296 2,083 1,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.09% 30.72% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,002 1,634 1,350
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £310 £363 £337
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 17
Median hourly rate £30.72 £19.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.63% -4.38% -5.46%
10th Percentile £18.68 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.88 £23.65 £50.35
Median hourly rate £26.44 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +39.16% -5.00% -5.46%

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 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 26 (68.42%) DevOps
2 25 (65.79%) AWS
3 24 (63.16%) Terraform
4 23 (60.53%) Infrastructure as Code
4 23 (60.53%) Docker
4 23 (60.53%) Linux
5 20 (52.63%) Kubernetes
5 20 (52.63%) Amazon S3
6 19 (50.00%) Ansible
7 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
7 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (42.11%) JIRA
8 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
8 15 (39.47%) Python
8 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
8 15 (39.47%) Public Sector
9 14 (36.84%) Confluence
10 13 (34.21%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (34.21%) Packer
11 12 (31.58%) Istio
12 10 (26.32%) Serverless
12 10 (26.32%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (23.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (23.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (21.05%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (21.05%) Route 53
14 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (18.42%) Java
15 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
15 7 (18.42%) Amazon SQS

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 14 (36.84%) Confluence
2 4 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) InDesign
1 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (65.79%) AWS
2 20 (52.63%) Amazon S3
3 10 (26.32%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (26.32%) Serverless
4 9 (23.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (23.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (21.05%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (21.05%) Route 53
6 7 (18.42%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (13.16%) GitHub
8 4 (10.53%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (7.89%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (7.89%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (7.89%) AWS CodePipeline
9 3 (7.89%) Azure
10 2 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (2.63%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (2.63%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon Athena
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.26%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon QuickSight
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 16 (42.11%) JIRA
2 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.53%) CircleCI
4 2 (5.26%) GitLab
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) Terragrunt
5 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (39.47%) Public Sector
2 3 (7.89%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (15.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) AWS Architect
5 2 (5.26%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Tester
6 1 (2.63%) IT Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Reliability Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Apache Sling
1 4 (10.53%) J2SE
1 4 (10.53%) Lucene
1 4 (10.53%) OSGi
1 4 (10.53%) REST
1 4 (10.53%) SAML
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
1 4 (10.53%) XSLT
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.63%) LAMP
3 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
3 1 (2.63%) Debian
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) DevOps
2 23 (60.53%) Infrastructure as Code
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Workflow
6 4 (10.53%) Workflow Management
7 3 (7.89%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 3 (7.89%) Observability
7 3 (7.89%) Project Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) Data Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) High Availability
8 2 (5.26%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Python
2 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) AWK
6 1 (2.63%) Go
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) R
6 1 (2.63%) sed
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (63.16%) Terraform
2 20 (52.63%) Kubernetes
3 19 (50.00%) Ansible
4 13 (34.21%) Packer
5 12 (31.58%) Istio
6 5 (13.16%) Puppet
7 4 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (5.26%) Prometheus
9 1 (2.63%) Grafana
9 1 (2.63%) Graphite
9 1 (2.63%) Kibana
9 1 (2.63%) Nagios
9 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Adobe
1 4 (10.53%) Okta
2 1 (2.63%) Cadence
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.63%) VMware