Period
to 27 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Amazon ECS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon ECS over the 6 months to 27 November 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 Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 210 214
Rank change year-on-year +107 +4 +38
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 15 13 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 0.22% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.28% 0.66% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 43
Median daily rate £499 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.11% +6.82% +7.32%
10th Percentile £389 £524 £475
90th Percentile £636 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £499 £575 £575
% change year-on-year -13.26% - +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon ECS 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 658 1,961 1,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.35% 33.90% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 1,538 1,602
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £325 £332
90th Percentile £650 £663 £669
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 11
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.90% +20.00% -2.78%
10th Percentile £20.75 £18.66 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £31.90 £23.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.73
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.12% -1.42%

Amazon ECS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon ECS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ECS in the City of London

Amazon ECS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon ECS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon ECS in the City of London

Amazon ECS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon ECS in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon ECS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ECS 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 ECS.

1 15 (100.00%) AWS
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Microservices
3 8 (53.33%) DevOps
3 8 (53.33%) Terraform
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Banking
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (46.67%) High Availability
4 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (46.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (40.00%) Spring Boot
5 6 (40.00%) Docker
5 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (33.33%) Clustering
6 5 (33.33%) Web Development
6 5 (33.33%) REST
6 5 (33.33%) Kafka
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5

Amazon ECS
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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) AWS
2 7 (46.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (33.33%) PaaS
3 5 (33.33%) SaaS
4 4 (26.67%) Azure
4 4 (26.67%) GitHub
5 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (20.00%) GCP
5 3 (20.00%) Serverless
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
6 2 (13.33%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (13.33%) Datadog
6 2 (13.33%) npm
6 2 (13.33%) Route 53
6 2 (13.33%) Yarn
7 1 (6.67%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) GitLab
3 3 (20.00%) Gradle
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (13.33%) Gerrit
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.67%) CircleCI
5 1 (6.67%) Snyk
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Developer
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
1 6 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 5 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) HTML5
2 5 (33.33%) Kafka
2 5 (33.33%) Lambda Expressions
2 5 (33.33%) Redux
2 5 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) Microservices
2 8 (53.33%) DevOps
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) High Availability
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
5 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (33.33%) Scalability Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) Go
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Terraform
2 5 (33.33%) Ansible
3 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (20.00%) Salt
5 2 (13.33%) Grafana
5 2 (13.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft