Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 252 329 443
Rank change year-on-year +77 +114 +92
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 894 681 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 0.74% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.75% 3.40% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 498 315
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £424 £369
90th Percentile £668 £632 £597
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
England median hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.94% - -
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year +35.94% - -

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 23,813 20,039 12,260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 28.61% 21.78% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,444 13,759 8,459
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £620
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 274 175
England median hourly rate £23.98 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.89% +5.26% -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £57.13 £62.65
UK median hourly rate £22.65 £18.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year +19.56% -0.29% -3.11%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in England over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon EC2 in England

Amazon EC2
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in England over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor 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 26 June 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +74 581 £550 - 51
North of England +69 110 £485 -3.00% 17
South East +27 84 £475 -3.55% 3
Midlands +45 82 £475 +5.56% 7
West Midlands +25 68 £475 +5.56% 6
North West +49 58 £475 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire +42 35 £488 -4.88% 8
South West -22 29 £544 +6.10% 6
North East +30 17 £495 -1.00% 3
East of England -24 9 £590 +18.00% 4
East Midlands +25 6 £475 +18.75% 1
Amazon EC2
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 884 (98.88%) Amazon AWS
2 603 (67.45%) Amazon S3
3 537 (60.07%) DevOps
4 469 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
5 462 (51.68%) Amazon RDS
6 445 (49.78%) Java
7 442 (49.44%) Terraform
8 397 (44.41%) Serverless
8 397 (44.41%) Docker
9 395 (44.18%) AWS Lambda
9 395 (44.18%) Linux
10 383 (42.84%) Python
11 366 (40.94%) Jenkins
12 321 (35.91%) Kubernetes
13 304 (34.00%) Web Services
14 279 (31.21%) Ansible
15 260 (29.08%) AWS CloudFormation
16 250 (27.96%) Continuous Integration
17 246 (27.52%) Amazon SQS
18 231 (25.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 231 (25.84%) Git (software)
19 216 (24.16%) Finance
20 203 (22.71%) Amazon ECS
21 202 (22.60%) J2EE
22 200 (22.37%) Puppet
22 200 (22.37%) Open Source
23 190 (21.25%) Amazon Redshift
24 187 (20.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
25 181 (20.25%) Configuration Management
26 175 (19.57%) Software Engineering

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
1 117 (13.09%) Apache
2 68 (7.61%) Confluence
3 63 (7.05%) nginx
4 60 (6.71%) Apache Spark
5 53 (5.93%) Tomcat
6 46 (5.15%) IIS
7 42 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
8 34 (3.80%) WebSphere
9 31 (3.47%) Jetty
10 30 (3.36%) Mongrel
11 19 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
12 17 (1.90%) Luigi
13 14 (1.57%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.89%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.78%) Mendix
15 7 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.78%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.56%) JBoss
16 5 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 884 (98.88%) Amazon AWS
2 603 (67.45%) Amazon S3
3 397 (44.41%) Serverless
4 395 (44.18%) AWS Lambda
5 260 (29.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 246 (27.52%) Amazon SQS
7 231 (25.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 203 (22.71%) Amazon ECS
9 187 (20.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 173 (19.35%) Amazon ELB
11 169 (18.90%) Route 53
12 114 (12.75%) OpenShift
13 105 (11.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 78 (8.72%) CloudFront
15 71 (7.94%) GitHub
16 68 (7.61%) Amazon EMR
17 57 (6.38%) Amazon Kinesis
18 53 (5.93%) AWS CloudTrail
18 53 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
19 40 (4.47%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 68 (7.61%) HTTP
2 66 (7.38%) DNS
3 44 (4.92%) DHCP
4 43 (4.81%) SSL
4 43 (4.81%) TCP/IP
5 41 (4.59%) IPsec
6 39 (4.36%) Firewall
6 39 (4.36%) VPN
7 31 (3.47%) FTP
8 20 (2.24%) Network Security
9 14 (1.57%) MQTT
10 11 (1.23%) SSH
11 9 (1.01%) DMZ
12 7 (0.78%) DSL
12 7 (0.78%) Internet
12 7 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.78%) VLAN
12 7 (0.78%) WAN
13 5 (0.56%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (51.68%) Amazon RDS
2 190 (21.25%) Amazon Redshift
3 115 (12.86%) MySQL
4 99 (11.07%) PostgreSQL
5 93 (10.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 81 (9.06%) Big Data
7 79 (8.84%) MongoDB
8 60 (6.71%) Relational Database
9 59 (6.60%) NoSQL
10 53 (5.93%) Hadoop
11 42 (4.70%) Amazon Athena
12 36 (4.03%) SQL Server
13 33 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
14 32 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (2.91%) Redis
16 24 (2.68%) RDBMS
17 23 (2.57%) Amazon Aurora
18 21 (2.35%) Apache Hive
19 14 (1.57%) Azkaban
20 11 (1.23%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 366 (40.94%) Jenkins
2 231 (25.84%) Git (software)
3 130 (14.54%) Artifactory
4 105 (11.74%) GitLab
5 100 (11.19%) Maven
6 86 (9.62%) SonarQube
7 84 (9.40%) JIRA
8 73 (8.17%) JUnit
8 73 (8.17%) Mockito
9 69 (7.72%) RStudio
10 59 (6.60%) Travis CI
11 58 (6.49%) DbUnit
11 58 (6.49%) jMock
12 42 (4.70%) Bitbucket
13 27 (3.02%) Selenium
14 23 (2.57%) Cucumber
15 22 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
16 17 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (1.90%) Subversion
16 17 (1.90%) Vagrant
General
1 216 (24.16%) Finance
2 72 (8.05%) Front Office
3 26 (2.91%) Retail
4 19 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 13 (1.45%) Marketing
6 12 (1.34%) Banking
7 10 (1.12%) Games
8 7 (0.78%) Billing
9 5 (0.56%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.45%) Legal
10 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.45%) Publishing
11 3 (0.34%) Electronics
11 3 (0.34%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 343 (38.37%) Developer
2 239 (26.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 224 (25.06%) AWS Engineer
4 179 (20.02%) Java Developer
5 162 (18.12%) AWS Developer
6 159 (17.79%) AWS DevOps
7 116 (12.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 82 (9.17%) Senior Developer
9 59 (6.60%) Architect
9 59 (6.60%) Cloud Engineer
10 57 (6.38%) Angular Developer
11 52 (5.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 49 (5.48%) Lead Developer
13 46 (5.15%) Data Engineer
14 43 (4.81%) UI Developer
15 42 (4.70%) Java Software Developer
16 41 (4.59%) Java Engineer
17 40 (4.47%) Senior DevOps
18 39 (4.36%) JavaScript Engineer
19 38 (4.25%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (34.00%) Web Services
2 202 (22.60%) J2EE
3 113 (12.64%) SOAP
4 100 (11.19%) AngularJS
5 92 (10.29%) Spring
6 91 (10.18%) RESTful
7 86 (9.62%) Kafka
8 78 (8.72%) JSON
9 76 (8.50%) Node.js
10 69 (7.72%) REST
11 67 (7.49%) Spring Boot
12 60 (6.71%) XML
13 58 (6.49%) PowerMock
14 57 (6.38%) .NET
15 54 (6.04%) React
16 52 (5.82%) Apache Camel
17 46 (5.15%) J2SE
18 45 (5.03%) HTML
19 43 (4.81%) CSS
20 40 (4.47%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.83%) Fixed Income
2 44 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (3.80%) Cloud Native
4 33 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
6 26 (2.91%) Data Structures
6 26 (2.91%) PKI
7 22 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.13%) Data Centre
9 18 (2.01%) Public Cloud
10 16 (1.79%) Hedge funds
10 16 (1.79%) User Experience
11 15 (1.68%) Enterprise Cloud
12 12 (1.34%) Analytical Mindset
12 12 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.89%) NHS
14 8 (0.89%) Smart Meter
15 6 (0.67%) e-Learning
15 6 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 395 (44.18%) Linux
2 88 (9.84%) Windows
3 85 (9.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 83 (9.28%) Unix
5 53 (5.93%) CentOS
6 44 (4.92%) Ubuntu
7 29 (3.24%) Windows Server
8 17 (1.90%) Debian
9 7 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.56%) Android
10 5 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.56%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.22%) Solaris
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (60.07%) DevOps
2 469 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (27.96%) Continuous Integration
4 200 (22.37%) Open Source
5 181 (20.25%) Configuration Management
6 175 (19.57%) Software Engineering
7 162 (18.12%) Scrum
8 158 (17.67%) TDD
9 145 (16.22%) Asset Management
10 137 (15.32%) Microservices
11 132 (14.77%) Migration
12 103 (11.52%) BDD
13 95 (10.63%) Kanban
14 87 (9.73%) Test Automation
15 71 (7.94%) Decision-Making
16 70 (7.83%) Infrastructure as Code
17 65 (7.27%) Deployment Automation
18 64 (7.16%) Front End Development
19 59 (6.60%) Continuous Deployment
20 57 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 445 (49.78%) Java
2 383 (42.84%) Python
3 153 (17.11%) Bash Shell
4 123 (13.76%) JavaScript
5 121 (13.53%) SQL
6 66 (7.38%) PowerShell
7 59 (6.60%) Ruby
8 47 (5.26%) Java 8
8 47 (5.26%) Scala
9 38 (4.25%) PHP
10 37 (4.14%) Shell Script
11 22 (2.46%) Perl
12 21 (2.35%) Go
13 20 (2.24%) C#
14 19 (2.13%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.45%) Groovy
16 11 (1.23%) R
17 10 (1.12%) ES6
18 8 (0.89%) C++
19 6 (0.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 148 (16.55%) Security Cleared
2 125 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 77 (8.61%) AWS Certification
4 31 (3.47%) Degree
5 14 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (1.34%) CTC Cleared
7 11 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.45%) CISM
9 4 (0.45%) CISSP
9 4 (0.45%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.45%) RHCE
10 3 (0.34%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.22%) CCNP
11 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.22%) OCA
11 2 (0.22%) OCAJ
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.01%) QA
3 5 (0.56%) GDPR
4 4 (0.45%) PMO
4 4 (0.45%) SLA
5 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 397 (44.41%) Docker
2 73 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (4.92%) vSphere
4 30 (3.36%) Xen
5 26 (2.91%) Active Directory
6 17 (1.90%) Postfix
7 15 (1.68%) NFS
8 13 (1.45%) Squid
9 12 (1.34%) Apache Flume
10 11 (1.23%) HDFS
11 8 (0.89%) Snort
12 6 (0.67%) LXC
13 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.22%) Shibboleth
14 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.22%) XenApp
14 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.11%) oVirt
15 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 442 (49.44%) Terraform
2 321 (35.91%) Kubernetes
3 279 (31.21%) Ansible
4 200 (22.37%) Puppet
5 107 (11.97%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (5.48%) Packer
7 29 (3.24%) Prometheus
8 25 (2.80%) Grafana
9 20 (2.24%) Docker Swarm
9 20 (2.24%) HAProxy
10 13 (1.45%) Graphite
11 12 (1.34%) Kibana
11 12 (1.34%) Rancher
12 11 (1.23%) Mesos
12 11 (1.23%) SCCM
13 9 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
13 9 (1.01%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.89%) FortiGate
14 8 (0.89%) Rundeck
15 7 (0.78%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 80 (8.95%) VMware
2 57 (6.38%) Atlassian
3 53 (5.93%) Oracle
4 49 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 45 (5.03%) Google
6 32 (3.58%) Splunk
7 16 (1.79%) Dynatrace
8 14 (1.57%) Citrix
9 12 (1.34%) Adobe
9 12 (1.34%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.23%) Black Duck
11 10 (1.12%) Cisco
12 9 (1.01%) New Relic
12 9 (1.01%) SaltStack
12 9 (1.01%) Talend
13 8 (0.89%) Tableau
14 7 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
14 7 (0.78%) SAP
15 6 (0.67%) Ping Identity
15 6 (0.67%) Qualys