Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 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 Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 321 363 258
Rank change year-on-year +42 -105 +20
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 560 284 465
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.62% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.24% 1.78% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 218 382
10th Percentile £438 £418 £438
25th Percentile £480 £463 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £639
90th Percentile £700 £700 £712
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
10th Percentile £68.00 - -
25th Percentile £72.50 - -
Median hourly rate £79.00 - -
75th Percentile £85.00 - -
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate £77.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +92.50% - -

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24,984 15,973 13,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.52% 35.08% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,367 11,522 9,825
10th Percentile £320 £313 £300
25th Percentile £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £595 £600
90th Percentile £745 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 263 214
10th Percentile £13.93 £11.65 £12.66
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +5.26%
75th Percentile £49.41 £39.75 £39.31
90th Percentile £75.00 £61.85 £55.88
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +6.67%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EC2 in England.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EC2 in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon EC2 in England.

Hourly rate trend for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Amazon EC2 in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the England region over the 6 months to 18 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -16 357 £600 +9.09% 61
North of England -1 73 £600 +20.00% 24
North West -4 56 £625 +25.00% 17
South East -8 40 £490 -12.89% 6
East of England -25 17 £475 +2.15% 6
Midlands -34 16 £463 -11.90% 5
South West -29 13 £635 +27.51% 5
Yorkshire -28 11 £525 +23.53% 4
West Midlands -40 10 £508 -3.33% 3
North East -5 6 £500 -16.67% 3
East Midlands -7 6 £450 +50.00% 2
Amazon EC2
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 537 (95.89%) AWS
2 301 (53.75%) Amazon S3
3 286 (51.07%) Terraform
4 284 (50.71%) DevOps
5 251 (44.82%) Python
6 242 (43.21%) Agile
7 240 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
8 227 (40.54%) Serverless
9 216 (38.57%) Docker
10 215 (38.39%) CI/CD
11 210 (37.50%) Linux
12 191 (34.11%) Jenkins
13 178 (31.79%) Amazon RDS
14 176 (31.43%) Java
15 169 (30.18%) Kubernetes
16 154 (27.50%) AWS CloudFormation
17 149 (26.61%) Ansible
18 147 (26.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 140 (25.00%) Git (software)
20 139 (24.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
21 130 (23.21%) Infrastructure as Code
22 129 (23.04%) Bash
23 124 (22.14%) Microservices
24 110 (19.64%) Finance
25 109 (19.46%) Security Cleared
26 104 (18.57%) SQL
26 104 (18.57%) Amazon ECS
27 100 (17.86%) SC Cleared
28 98 (17.50%) GitLab
29 93 (16.61%) GCP

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 43 (7.68%) nginx
2 31 (5.54%) Confluence
2 31 (5.54%) Traefik
3 29 (5.18%) Apache Spark
4 19 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.61%) Apache Airflow
6 9 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.43%) Apache
7 8 (1.43%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.25%) Drupal
9 6 (1.07%) Luigi
10 4 (0.71%) JBoss
10 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.54%) CMS
11 3 (0.54%) Documentum
11 3 (0.54%) FileNet
11 3 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.54%) IIS
11 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.36%) Cloudability
3 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 537 (95.89%) AWS
2 301 (53.75%) Amazon S3
3 240 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
4 227 (40.54%) Serverless
5 154 (27.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 147 (26.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 139 (24.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 104 (18.57%) Amazon ECS
9 93 (16.61%) GCP
10 88 (15.71%) Route 53
11 82 (14.64%) Azure
12 74 (13.21%) Amazon SQS
13 71 (12.68%) Amazon EKS
14 70 (12.50%) GitHub
15 58 (10.36%) AWS CodePipeline
16 49 (8.75%) AWS CloudTrail
17 48 (8.57%) Amazon ELB
18 43 (7.68%) CloudFront
19 40 (7.14%) AWS Fargate
20 34 (6.07%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 84 (15.00%) DNS
2 44 (7.86%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.39%) Firewall
4 17 (3.04%) VPN
5 15 (2.68%) DHCP
6 11 (1.96%) HTTP
6 11 (1.96%) Internet
7 9 (1.61%) Network Security
7 9 (1.61%) SSH
8 8 (1.43%) Skype
8 8 (1.43%) SSL
9 5 (0.89%) IPsec
10 4 (0.71%) LAN
10 4 (0.71%) SMTP
10 4 (0.71%) WAN
11 3 (0.54%) BGP
11 3 (0.54%) FTP
11 3 (0.54%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (31.79%) Amazon RDS
2 72 (12.86%) Amazon Redshift
3 66 (11.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 59 (10.54%) MySQL
5 52 (9.29%) Amazon Athena
6 41 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 35 (6.25%) NoSQL
9 28 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (5.00%) Relational Database
10 26 (4.64%) Amazon Aurora
11 25 (4.46%) Big Data
12 19 (3.39%) Redis
13 17 (3.04%) RDBMS
14 16 (2.86%) Hadoop
15 15 (2.68%) Tableau
16 13 (2.32%) Metadata
17 12 (2.14%) Data Lake
18 11 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
18 11 (1.96%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 191 (34.11%) Jenkins
2 140 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 98 (17.50%) GitLab
4 46 (8.21%) JIRA
5 31 (5.54%) Artifactory
6 30 (5.36%) Bitbucket
7 29 (5.18%) JUnit
8 25 (4.46%) Maven
8 25 (4.46%) SonarQube
9 24 (4.29%) Mockito
10 15 (2.68%) Gradle
11 11 (1.96%) DbUnit
11 11 (1.96%) jMock
11 11 (1.96%) Selenium
12 10 (1.79%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.79%) git-flow
13 9 (1.61%) webpack
14 8 (1.43%) Babel
15 7 (1.25%) CircleCI
15 7 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 110 (19.64%) Finance
2 61 (10.89%) Social Skills
3 41 (7.32%) Public Sector
4 25 (4.46%) Retail
5 22 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.93%) Banking
5 22 (3.93%) Front Office
6 16 (2.86%) Legal
7 14 (2.50%) Presentation Skills
8 12 (2.14%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.96%) Publishing
10 7 (1.25%) Marketing
11 6 (1.07%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.71%) Billing
12 4 (0.71%) International Banking
12 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.54%) Electronics
13 3 (0.54%) Games
13 3 (0.54%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 172 (30.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 164 (29.29%) AWS Engineer
3 140 (25.00%) Developer
4 113 (20.18%) AWS DevOps
5 98 (17.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 61 (10.89%) Java Developer
7 39 (6.96%) Architect
7 39 (6.96%) Cloud Engineer
8 33 (5.89%) AWS Developer
9 28 (5.00%) Software Engineer
10 27 (4.82%) Data Engineer
10 27 (4.82%) Java Engineer
10 27 (4.82%) React Developer
11 24 (4.29%) AWS Architect
12 21 (3.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 20 (3.57%) AWS Software Engineer
13 20 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
13 20 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
13 20 (3.57%) Senior Developer
14 19 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (11.96%) React
2 44 (7.86%) Spring
3 41 (7.32%) Kafka
4 37 (6.61%) REST
4 37 (6.61%) RESTful
5 36 (6.43%) cloud-init
6 35 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 35 (6.25%) Node.js
7 31 (5.54%) Elastic Stack
8 28 (5.00%) JSON
9 27 (4.82%) Vue.js
10 26 (4.64%) Spring Boot
11 22 (3.93%) J2EE
12 19 (3.39%) Web Services
13 17 (3.04%) .NET
13 17 (3.04%) CSS
14 15 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
16 13 (2.32%) HTML
17 12 (2.14%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.50%) Hedge funds
2 39 (6.96%) Clustering
3 33 (5.89%) PKI
4 28 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (4.82%) Cloud Native
6 19 (3.39%) Public Cloud
7 16 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.32%) Replication
9 12 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.96%) User Experience
11 9 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.61%) Equities
12 7 (1.25%) Derivative
13 6 (1.07%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.07%) NHS
13 6 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 210 (37.50%) Linux
2 64 (11.43%) Windows
3 61 (10.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (8.93%) CentOS
5 34 (6.07%) Unix
6 13 (2.32%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.14%) Mac OS
8 10 (1.79%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.61%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (1.61%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (1.07%) Amazon Linux
10 6 (1.07%) Debian
11 4 (0.71%) VMS
11 4 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.54%) Alpine Linux
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.36%) AIX
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (50.71%) DevOps
2 242 (43.21%) Agile
3 215 (38.39%) CI/CD
4 130 (23.21%) Infrastructure as Code
5 124 (22.14%) Microservices
6 92 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (15.18%) Configuration Management
8 78 (13.93%) Software Engineering
9 67 (11.96%) Scrum
10 54 (9.64%) Migration
10 54 (9.64%) Unit Testing
11 51 (9.11%) Test Automation
12 50 (8.93%) Continuous Deployment
13 47 (8.39%) TDD
14 45 (8.04%) Asset Management
15 43 (7.68%) Continuous Delivery
16 40 (7.14%) Analytics
17 39 (6.96%) Load Balancing
18 34 (6.07%) Auto-Scaling
19 33 (5.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 251 (44.82%) Python
2 176 (31.43%) Java
3 129 (23.04%) Bash
4 104 (18.57%) SQL
5 87 (15.54%) JavaScript
6 64 (11.43%) Ruby
7 58 (10.36%) Go
8 54 (9.64%) PowerShell
9 32 (5.71%) Shell Script
10 24 (4.29%) Scala
11 22 (3.93%) C#
12 20 (3.57%) Perl
13 17 (3.04%) PHP
14 16 (2.86%) TypeScript
15 12 (2.14%) Groovy
16 6 (1.07%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.89%) C++
18 4 (0.71%) C
18 4 (0.71%) R
19 3 (0.54%) Rust
Qualifications
1 109 (19.46%) Security Cleared
2 100 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.54%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (1.61%) Degree
5 8 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.71%) HND
7 3 (0.54%) CCA
7 3 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.54%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.36%) CISSP
8 2 (0.36%) RHCE
9 1 (0.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.18%) CCNP
9 1 (0.18%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.18%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.61%) NCSC
2 19 (3.39%) QA
3 17 (3.04%) Accessibility
4 16 (2.86%) GDPR
5 8 (1.43%) SLA
6 7 (1.25%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.36%) MiFID
9 1 (0.18%) NIST
9 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
System Software
1 216 (38.57%) Docker
2 53 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (7.68%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.25%) Postfix
6 5 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.71%) Squid
7 4 (0.71%) vSphere
8 2 (0.36%) iptables
8 2 (0.36%) NFS
8 2 (0.36%) Snort
8 2 (0.36%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.18%) KVM
9 1 (0.18%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.18%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 286 (51.07%) Terraform
2 169 (30.18%) Kubernetes
3 149 (26.61%) Ansible
4 60 (10.71%) Prometheus
5 59 (10.54%) Packer
5 59 (10.54%) Puppet
6 40 (7.14%) Grafana
7 38 (6.79%) Istio
7 38 (6.79%) ZABBIX
8 37 (6.61%) HAProxy
9 36 (6.43%) Consul
9 36 (6.43%) Graphite
10 34 (6.07%) Docker Swarm
11 32 (5.71%) Podman
12 31 (5.54%) linkerd
13 29 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (2.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 14 (2.50%) Kibana
16 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
17 7 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 70 (12.50%) Splunk
2 57 (10.18%) VMware
3 43 (7.68%) PagerDuty
4 35 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 25 (4.46%) Oracle
6 22 (3.93%) Google
6 22 (3.93%) IBM
7 14 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.50%) ServiceNow
8 13 (2.32%) New Relic
8 13 (2.32%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.96%) SAP
10 10 (1.79%) AppDynamics
11 8 (1.43%) CloudEndure
11 8 (1.43%) Dynatrace
11 8 (1.43%) ESRI
11 8 (1.43%) WSO2
12 6 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.71%) Databricks
13 4 (0.71%) SolarWinds