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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 161 144 147
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 +61
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 31 12 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.90% 1.20% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 10
10th Percentile £504 £447 £475
25th Percentile £522 £502 £497
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £651 £733 £588
90th Percentile £738 £770 £664
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £575
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -4.17%

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 1,635 1,004 992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.87% 35.22% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,285 729 780
10th Percentile £375 £363 £300
25th Percentile £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £503
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +4.48% -4.29%
75th Percentile £688 £619 £600
90th Percentile £775 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
10th Percentile - £13.50 £17.10
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.69 £22.11
Median hourly rate £18.34 £18.38 £41.40
Median % change year-on-year -0.18% -55.62% +104.44%
75th Percentile £27.00 £24.82 £52.63
90th Percentile £59.25 £27.34 £59.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £26.44
% change year-on-year -10.29% -14.90% +34.73%

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 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon ECS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 30 (96.77%) AWS
2 27 (87.10%) DevOps
3 25 (80.65%) Terraform
4 18 (58.06%) Docker
4 18 (58.06%) Serverless
4 18 (58.06%) CI/CD
5 17 (54.84%) Infrastructure as Code
6 14 (45.16%) Ansible
6 14 (45.16%) GitHub
7 12 (38.71%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
7 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
7 12 (38.71%) Python
8 11 (35.48%) AWS CodePipeline
8 11 (35.48%) GitHub Actions
9 10 (32.26%) Amazon EKS
9 10 (32.26%) CircleCI
9 10 (32.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
10 9 (29.03%) AWS Fargate
10 9 (29.03%) Agile
11 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 8 (25.81%) AWS Certification
12 7 (22.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (22.58%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
12 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
12 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (22.58%) Social Skills
13 6 (19.35%) Data Protection

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 2 (6.45%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 30 (96.77%) AWS
2 18 (58.06%) Serverless
3 14 (45.16%) GitHub
4 12 (38.71%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (35.48%) AWS CodePipeline
5 11 (35.48%) GitHub Actions
6 10 (32.26%) Amazon EKS
6 10 (32.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (29.03%) AWS Fargate
8 6 (19.35%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (16.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (16.13%) Snowflake
9 5 (16.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (12.90%) AWS CodeBuild
11 3 (9.68%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
11 3 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (9.68%) Azure
11 3 (9.68%) Datadog
11 3 (9.68%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (12.90%) Big Data
3 3 (9.68%) CouchDB
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
1 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (32.26%) CircleCI
3 6 (19.35%) git-flow
4 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (6.45%) GitLab
5 2 (6.45%) Terragrunt
6 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.23%) Checkstyle
6 1 (3.23%) Gradle
6 1 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) Maven
6 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Social Skills
3 6 (19.35%) Legal
4 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.45%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (51.61%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (41.94%) AWS DevOps
3 13 (41.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (12.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (9.68%) Kafka
1 3 (9.68%) SQLAlchemy
2 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) Django
3 1 (3.23%) FastAPI
3 1 (3.23%) Flask
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.23%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) DevOps
2 18 (58.06%) CI/CD
3 17 (54.84%) Infrastructure as Code
4 9 (29.03%) Agile
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
6 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
6 6 (19.35%) Data Science
6 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.13%) Project Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) AOP
8 4 (12.90%) Open Source
8 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (9.68%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (9.68%) Data Analytics
9 3 (9.68%) Decision-Making
9 3 (9.68%) ETL
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) Bash
2 4 (12.90%) Groovy
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Go
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) AWS Certification
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) Accessibility
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (80.65%) Terraform
2 14 (45.16%) Ansible
3 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
4 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (9.68%) Puppet
5 3 (9.68%) Salt
6 1 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Splunk
2 2 (6.45%) Spotify
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft