Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 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 Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 146 110 204
Rank change year-on-year -36 +94 +19
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 23 7 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.65% 1.15% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 25
10th Percentile £489 £494 £525
25th Percentile £522 £528 £563
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £643 £613 £600
Median % change year-on-year +4.98% +2.08% +14.83%
75th Percentile £681 £647 £650
90th Percentile £797 £663 "
Central London median daily rate £643 £613 £600
% change year-on-year +4.98% +2.08% +1.05%

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 1,395 610 2,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.58% 34.31% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,069 478 1,643
10th Percentile £375 £313 £350
25th Percentile £463 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% -
75th Percentile £644 £588 £600
90th Percentile £725 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £518 £525
% change year-on-year +6.28% -1.43% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 18
10th Percentile £13.63 £16.50 £17.15
25th Percentile £13.88 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £21.25
Median % change year-on-year -32.94% - +8.97%
75th Percentile £26.63 £28.81 £23.69
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.18 £31.69
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -1.16% +7.50%

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 28 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon ECS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 22 (95.65%) AWS
2 14 (60.87%) AWS Lambda
2 14 (60.87%) Terraform
2 14 (60.87%) Serverless
3 13 (56.52%) DevOps
4 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
5 8 (34.78%) Docker
5 8 (34.78%) AWS Fargate
5 8 (34.78%) Amazon EKS
5 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
6 7 (30.43%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Microservices
7 6 (26.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (26.09%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (21.74%) Route 53
9 4 (17.39%) Splunk
9 4 (17.39%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (17.39%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 4 (17.39%) Coaching
9 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
9 4 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (17.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (17.39%) Event-Driven
9 4 (17.39%) Sprint Planning
9 4 (17.39%) Amazon CloudWatch

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 22 (95.65%) AWS
2 14 (60.87%) AWS Lambda
2 14 (60.87%) Serverless
3 8 (34.78%) Amazon EKS
3 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
3 8 (34.78%) AWS Fargate
4 7 (30.43%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (21.74%) Route 53
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (17.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (13.04%) CloudFront
8 2 (8.70%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (8.70%) SaaS
9 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (4.35%) Azure
9 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) 5G
2 2 (8.70%) Broadband
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) CircleCI
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) AWS Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Reliability Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Site Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) React
2 2 (8.70%) Redux
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Legacy Applications
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) DevOps
2 7 (30.43%) Microservices
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (17.39%) ChatOps
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
5 4 (17.39%) Event-Driven
5 4 (17.39%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Full Stack Development
5 4 (17.39%) Sprint Planning
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) High Availability
7 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
7 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.70%) Release Management
7 2 (8.70%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Java 8
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Bicep
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) Terraform
2 4 (17.39%) Prometheus
3 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
4 2 (8.70%) Ansible
5 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Splunk
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft