Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 331 252 272
Rank change year-on-year -79 +20 +59
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 278 559 896
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.67% 1.04% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.95% 3.37% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 447 597
10th Percentile £413 £438 £413
25th Percentile £463 £488 £458
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £613 £642 £588
90th Percentile £680 £700 £661
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £31.25
Median % change year-on-year - -48.80% -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year +150.00% -48.80% -

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 14,252 16,574 24,680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.19% 30.78% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,268 11,783 17,434
10th Percentile £313 £288 £313
25th Percentile £406 £400 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £673 £675 £656
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 256 244
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £11.08
25th Percentile £15.00 £16.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.25% +14.29% -5.72%
75th Percentile £38.66 £39.31 £25.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £61.13 £48.40
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -0.17%

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 13 April 2021.

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
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 13 April 2021. 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 -52 191 £550 - 97
North of England -17 28 £500 -16.67% 36
North West +12 24 £500 +0.50% 23
South East +41 18 £525 -4.55% 11
East of England +38 15 £465 -11.43% 2
Midlands +1 10 £450 -7.69% 18
West Midlands -2 9 £488 -2.50% 14
South West +36 4 £650 +18.18% 13
North East +16 3 £500 -42.86% 3
East Midlands +25 1 £300 -29.41% 4
Yorkshire -13 1 £425 -29.17% 10
Amazon EC2
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 276 (99.28%) AWS
2 186 (66.91%) Amazon S3
3 154 (55.40%) Python
3 154 (55.40%) Serverless
4 152 (54.68%) AWS Lambda
5 127 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (43.53%) DevOps
7 98 (35.25%) Amazon RDS
8 91 (32.73%) Java
9 89 (32.01%) Terraform
10 80 (28.78%) SQL
11 76 (27.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 70 (25.18%) Linux
13 68 (24.46%) Docker
14 65 (23.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 65 (23.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 62 (22.30%) Amazon ECS
16 61 (21.94%) Web Services
17 58 (20.86%) Jenkins
18 55 (19.78%) Kubernetes
18 55 (19.78%) Finance
19 50 (17.99%) JavaScript
19 50 (17.99%) Microservices
20 48 (17.27%) Amazon EKS
21 47 (16.91%) React
22 46 (16.55%) Git (software)
23 45 (16.19%) Ansible
24 42 (15.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
24 42 (15.11%) Amazon SQS
24 42 (15.11%) AngularJS

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 25 (8.99%) Apache Spark
2 23 (8.27%) Apache
2 23 (8.27%) Confluence
3 12 (4.32%) SAS
4 9 (3.24%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (2.88%) nginx
6 6 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.80%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.44%) IIS
8 4 (1.44%) Jetty
8 4 (1.44%) Mongrel
8 4 (1.44%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.08%) Drupal
10 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.72%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.72%) CMS
10 2 (0.72%) Luigi
10 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 276 (99.28%) AWS
2 186 (66.91%) Amazon S3
3 154 (55.40%) Serverless
4 152 (54.68%) AWS Lambda
5 76 (27.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 65 (23.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 62 (22.30%) Amazon ECS
8 48 (17.27%) Amazon EKS
9 42 (15.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 42 (15.11%) Amazon SQS
10 39 (14.03%) Route 53
11 34 (12.23%) Amazon EMR
12 33 (11.87%) Azure
13 29 (10.43%) Amazon ELB
14 24 (8.63%) CloudFront
15 23 (8.27%) Amazon Kinesis
15 23 (8.27%) GitHub
16 22 (7.91%) AWS CodePipeline
17 20 (7.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 18 (6.47%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.91%) DNS
2 11 (3.96%) Internet
3 8 (2.88%) SSL
4 7 (2.52%) Firewall
4 7 (2.52%) VPN
5 6 (2.16%) DHCP
5 6 (2.16%) HTTP
6 4 (1.44%) FTP
6 4 (1.44%) IPsec
6 4 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.08%) Network Security
8 2 (0.72%) DMZ
8 2 (0.72%) DSL
8 2 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.72%) Skype
9 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.36%) RTP
9 1 (0.36%) SSH
9 1 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (35.25%) Amazon RDS
2 65 (23.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 39 (14.03%) Amazon Redshift
4 31 (11.15%) MySQL
4 31 (11.15%) SQL Server
5 30 (10.79%) Amazon Athena
6 29 (10.43%) NoSQL
7 25 (8.99%) Big Data
8 22 (7.91%) Amazon Aurora
8 22 (7.91%) Hadoop
8 22 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (6.12%) Tableau
11 16 (5.76%) MongoDB
12 15 (5.40%) Relational Database
13 11 (3.96%) Data Lake
14 10 (3.60%) Looker
14 10 (3.60%) Redis
15 8 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (2.88%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 58 (20.86%) Jenkins
2 46 (16.55%) Git (software)
3 31 (11.15%) JIRA
4 14 (5.04%) CircleCI
5 11 (3.96%) GitLab
5 11 (3.96%) SonarQube
6 10 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (3.24%) Maven
8 8 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.16%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.80%) Gradle
10 5 (1.80%) JUnit
10 5 (1.80%) Selenium
11 4 (1.44%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.44%) JMeter
11 4 (1.44%) Travis CI
12 3 (1.08%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.08%) Bitbucket Server
12 3 (1.08%) Mocha
12 3 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 55 (19.78%) Finance
2 34 (12.23%) Front Office
3 15 (5.40%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.88%) Banking
5 3 (1.08%) Legal
6 2 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Hebrew Language
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (30.94%) Developer
2 79 (28.42%) AWS Engineer
3 61 (21.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (16.19%) Python Engineer
5 43 (15.47%) Python Developer
6 34 (12.23%) Architect
6 34 (12.23%) Data Engineer
7 30 (10.79%) Software Engineer
8 29 (10.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 29 (10.43%) Python Software Engineer
9 28 (10.07%) AWS DevOps
10 26 (9.35%) JavaScript Developer
11 25 (8.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 23 (8.27%) AWS Developer
13 21 (7.55%) JavaScript Engineer
14 20 (7.19%) Cloud Engineer
15 17 (6.12%) AWS Architect
16 16 (5.76%) Java Developer
17 14 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
18 11 (3.96%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (21.94%) Web Services
2 47 (16.91%) React
3 42 (15.11%) AngularJS
4 31 (11.15%) Vue.js
5 25 (8.99%) .NET
6 23 (8.27%) Kafka
7 22 (7.91%) Node.js
8 18 (6.47%) REST
9 16 (5.76%) Elastic Stack
10 15 (5.40%) Spring
11 13 (4.68%) CSS
11 13 (4.68%) HTML
12 12 (4.32%) Django
13 10 (3.60%) J2EE
13 10 (3.60%) RESTful
13 10 (3.60%) Servlets
14 8 (2.88%) JSON
15 7 (2.52%) XML
16 6 (2.16%) HTML5
16 6 (2.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.43%) Derivative
1 29 (10.43%) Equities
1 29 (10.43%) Fixed Income
1 29 (10.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.68%) Public Cloud
4 12 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.96%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.88%) Replication
7 6 (2.16%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.44%) PKI
10 3 (1.08%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.08%) User Experience
11 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.72%) Robotics
11 2 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (25.18%) Linux
2 32 (11.51%) Windows
3 11 (3.96%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.16%) Unix
6 3 (1.08%) CentOS
6 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.36%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (43.53%) DevOps
3 50 (17.99%) Microservices
4 41 (14.75%) Software Engineering
5 34 (12.23%) Infrastructure as Code
6 31 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (10.79%) Asset Management
8 29 (10.43%) Migration
9 27 (9.71%) Analytics
10 23 (8.27%) Open Source
11 21 (7.55%) Scrum
12 17 (6.12%) Auto-Scaling
12 17 (6.12%) Configuration Management
13 15 (5.40%) Data Science
13 15 (5.40%) Insurtech
14 14 (5.04%) Machine Learning
14 14 (5.04%) Test Automation
15 13 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.68%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (4.68%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 154 (55.40%) Python
2 91 (32.73%) Java
3 80 (28.78%) SQL
4 50 (17.99%) JavaScript
5 33 (11.87%) TypeScript
6 30 (10.79%) Bash Shell
7 29 (10.43%) Kotlin
8 19 (6.83%) PowerShell
9 16 (5.76%) Scala
10 12 (4.32%) R
11 11 (3.96%) Java 8
12 10 (3.60%) Ruby
13 9 (3.24%) C#
14 8 (2.88%) Clojure
15 7 (2.52%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.80%) ES6
16 5 (1.80%) Perl
16 5 (1.80%) PHP
17 4 (1.44%) C++
18 3 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (9.71%) AWS Certification
2 26 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 25 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.52%) Degree
5 5 (1.80%) CISSP
6 4 (1.44%) CISM
6 4 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.72%) GPEN
7 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.72%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.72%) OSCP
8 1 (0.36%) CCA
8 1 (0.36%) CISA
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PhD
8 1 (0.36%) VCAP
8 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.88%) QA
2 5 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 68 (24.46%) Docker
2 13 (4.68%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.44%) HDFS
5 4 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.44%) Xen
6 3 (1.08%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.08%) vSphere
7 2 (0.72%) Postfix
7 2 (0.72%) UAG
8 1 (0.36%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.36%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 89 (32.01%) Terraform
2 55 (19.78%) Kubernetes
3 45 (16.19%) Ansible
4 35 (12.59%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (11.15%) Puppet
6 11 (3.96%) Packer
7 8 (2.88%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (1.44%) Foglight
8 4 (1.44%) Nagios
9 3 (1.08%) Grafana
9 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.08%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.72%) Consul
10 2 (0.72%) Istio
10 2 (0.72%) Kibana
10 2 (0.72%) logstash
10 2 (0.72%) vRealize
11 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (9.71%) Oracle
2 25 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.96%) VMware
4 8 (2.88%) Adobe
4 8 (2.88%) Informatica
5 7 (2.52%) SAP
6 6 (2.16%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.80%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.80%) Google
7 5 (1.80%) Talend
8 4 (1.44%) New Relic
8 4 (1.44%) Teradata
9 3 (1.08%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.08%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.08%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.08%) Splunk
9 3 (1.08%) Vertica
10 2 (0.72%) CloudEndure
10 2 (0.72%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.72%) SolarWinds