Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 269 283 282
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 +74
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 328 576 861
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.93% 0.89% 0.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.83% 2.93% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 439 654
Median daily rate £537 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.24% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £418 £413
90th Percentile £700 £688 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +150.00% - -

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 11,595 19,637 23,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.01% 30.22% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,272 13,843 16,561
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £304 £281 £306
90th Percentile £663 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £495 £493 £500
% change year-on-year +0.51% -1.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 287 266
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -3.06%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.13
90th Percentile £60.00 £73.75 £42.25
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.95% +11.43% -5.41%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +72 245 £550 -0.90% 61
North of England +9 34 £495 -1.10% 29
North West -5 24 £495 +4.21% 21
East of England +54 15 £465 -22.50% 7
South East +103 14 £500 -14.89% 10
Midlands +2 11 £468 -6.50% 9
East Midlands +39 6 £468 -1.58% 5
North East +29 6 £463 -33.93% 3
West Midlands -12 5 £406 -18.75% 4
South West +68 4 £650 +30.00% 8
Yorkshire +34 3 £525 +3.96% 5
Amazon EC2
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 326 (99.39%) AWS
2 230 (70.12%) Amazon S3
3 196 (59.76%) Python
4 193 (58.84%) Serverless
5 185 (56.40%) AWS Lambda
6 183 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (41.16%) Java
8 131 (39.94%) DevOps
9 111 (33.84%) SQL
9 111 (33.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 111 (33.84%) Amazon RDS
10 107 (32.62%) Web Services
11 106 (32.32%) Finance
12 96 (29.27%) Terraform
13 89 (27.13%) JavaScript
14 87 (26.52%) Software Engineering
15 86 (26.22%) Front Office
16 85 (25.91%) React
17 81 (24.70%) Jenkins
17 81 (24.70%) AngularJS
17 81 (24.70%) Asset Management
17 81 (24.70%) Fixed Income
17 81 (24.70%) Equities
17 81 (24.70%) Derivative
18 80 (24.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 78 (23.78%) AWS CloudFormation
20 75 (22.87%) Linux
21 74 (22.56%) Vue.js
22 72 (21.95%) Kubernetes
22 72 (21.95%) Docker

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 34 (10.37%) Apache
2 23 (7.01%) Apache Spark
3 22 (6.71%) Confluence
4 13 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.44%) SAS
6 6 (1.83%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (1.83%) nginx
7 5 (1.52%) Drupal
8 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.91%) IIS
9 3 (0.91%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.91%) WordPress
10 2 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.61%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.61%) JBoss
10 2 (0.61%) Jetty
10 2 (0.61%) Mongrel
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Exstream
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 326 (99.39%) AWS
2 230 (70.12%) Amazon S3
3 193 (58.84%) Serverless
4 185 (56.40%) AWS Lambda
5 80 (24.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 78 (23.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 61 (18.60%) Amazon ECS
8 48 (14.63%) Amazon EKS
9 43 (13.11%) Route 53
10 41 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
11 39 (11.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 34 (10.37%) Azure
13 28 (8.54%) Amazon ELB
14 26 (7.93%) GitHub
15 25 (7.62%) Amazon EMR
16 24 (7.32%) Amazon Kinesis
17 23 (7.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 19 (5.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 18 (5.49%) CloudFront
20 17 (5.18%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.18%) Firewall
2 15 (4.57%) DNS
3 12 (3.66%) VPN
4 10 (3.05%) Internet
5 8 (2.44%) SSL
6 7 (2.13%) HTTP
6 7 (2.13%) Network Security
7 6 (1.83%) DHCP
8 4 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (1.22%) FTP
8 4 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.22%) WAN
9 3 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.91%) SSH
10 2 (0.61%) DMZ
10 2 (0.61%) IPsec
10 2 (0.61%) Skype
10 2 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (33.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 111 (33.84%) Amazon RDS
2 41 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 32 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (9.15%) MySQL
5 26 (7.93%) NoSQL
6 24 (7.32%) Amazon Athena
7 22 (6.71%) Apache Ignite
8 20 (6.10%) Amazon Aurora
8 20 (6.10%) Big Data
8 20 (6.10%) Relational Database
9 18 (5.49%) Hadoop
10 17 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (4.88%) MongoDB
12 15 (4.57%) Redis
13 14 (4.27%) SQL Server
13 14 (4.27%) Tableau
14 12 (3.66%) Data Lake
15 10 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (2.74%) Looker
Development Applications
1 81 (24.70%) Jenkins
2 47 (14.33%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.67%) JIRA
4 18 (5.49%) Maven
5 15 (4.57%) GitLab
6 13 (3.96%) Artifactory
6 13 (3.96%) CircleCI
6 13 (3.96%) SonarQube
7 10 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (3.05%) Bitbucket
8 9 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.44%) RStudio
9 8 (2.44%) Selenium
10 6 (1.83%) Terragrunt
11 4 (1.22%) Gradle
11 4 (1.22%) Hudson
11 4 (1.22%) JUnit
11 4 (1.22%) Sublime Text
11 4 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 106 (32.32%) Finance
2 86 (26.22%) Front Office
3 27 (8.23%) Banking
4 18 (5.49%) Public Sector
5 15 (4.57%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.22%) Law
6 4 (1.22%) Retail
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Police
8 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (38.72%) Developer
2 76 (23.17%) Python Engineer
3 74 (22.56%) Python Developer
4 73 (22.26%) AWS Engineer
5 70 (21.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 69 (21.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 69 (21.04%) Software Engineer
7 57 (17.38%) Python Software Engineer
8 42 (12.80%) JavaScript Developer
9 41 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
10 38 (11.59%) Architect
11 32 (9.76%) AWS DevOps
12 29 (8.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 28 (8.54%) Full Stack Developer
14 27 (8.23%) Java Developer
15 26 (7.93%) AWS Developer
16 24 (7.32%) Data Engineer
17 17 (5.18%) Cloud Engineer
18 14 (4.27%) React Developer
19 12 (3.66%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (32.62%) Web Services
2 85 (25.91%) React
3 81 (24.70%) AngularJS
4 74 (22.56%) Vue.js
5 31 (9.45%) Kafka
6 23 (7.01%) Node.js
7 19 (5.79%) .NET
8 18 (5.49%) Elastic Stack
8 18 (5.49%) REST
9 16 (4.88%) J2EE
10 15 (4.57%) Spring
11 13 (3.96%) RESTful
12 12 (3.66%) Django
13 11 (3.35%) CSS
13 11 (3.35%) HTML
14 10 (3.05%) JSON
14 10 (3.05%) SOAP
15 9 (2.74%) GraphQL
16 8 (2.44%) J2SE
16 8 (2.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 81 (24.70%) Derivative
1 81 (24.70%) Equities
1 81 (24.70%) Fixed Income
2 70 (21.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 57 (17.38%) Hedge funds
4 24 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (6.40%) Public Cloud
6 11 (3.35%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.44%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.44%) User Experience
8 6 (1.83%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.83%) Replication
9 5 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.52%) PKI
10 4 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.91%) Cyberattack
11 3 (0.91%) FMCG
11 3 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 75 (22.87%) Linux
2 22 (6.71%) Windows
3 8 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.52%) CentOS
4 5 (1.52%) Unix
5 4 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Debian
8 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (39.94%) DevOps
3 87 (26.52%) Software Engineering
4 81 (24.70%) Asset Management
5 64 (19.51%) Microservices
6 38 (11.59%) Infrastructure as Code
7 29 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (8.54%) Migration
9 26 (7.93%) Scrum
10 24 (7.32%) Open Source
11 22 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 22 (6.71%) Data Science
11 22 (6.71%) Deployment Automation
12 21 (6.40%) Auto-Scaling
13 18 (5.49%) Analytics
14 17 (5.18%) Decision-Making
14 17 (5.18%) Infrastructure Automation
15 16 (4.88%) Configuration Management
16 15 (4.57%) Investment Management
16 15 (4.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 196 (59.76%) Python
2 135 (41.16%) Java
3 111 (33.84%) SQL
4 89 (27.13%) JavaScript
5 70 (21.34%) Kotlin
6 57 (17.38%) TypeScript
7 34 (10.37%) Bash Shell
8 26 (7.93%) Scala
9 22 (6.71%) Clojure
10 17 (5.18%) R
11 16 (4.88%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.35%) C#
12 11 (3.35%) PHP
13 10 (3.05%) Java 8
14 8 (2.44%) Ruby
15 6 (1.83%) ES6
16 5 (1.52%) Perl
16 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.91%) C++
17 3 (0.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 39 (11.89%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.01%) AWS Certification
4 10 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (3.05%) Degree
5 6 (1.83%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.91%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.61%) GPEN
7 2 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.61%) OSCP
8 1 (0.30%) CCA
8 1 (0.30%) CISM
8 1 (0.30%) CISSP
8 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) VCAP
8 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (2.44%) QA
2 6 (1.83%) NCSC
3 4 (1.22%) GDPR
4 2 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.30%) NIST
5 1 (0.30%) NIST 800
System Software
1 72 (21.95%) Docker
2 8 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.22%) HDFS
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.91%) Postfix
6 3 (0.91%) UAG
6 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.91%) vSphere
7 2 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 96 (29.27%) Terraform
2 72 (21.95%) Kubernetes
3 44 (13.41%) Ansible
4 35 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (8.84%) Puppet
6 11 (3.35%) Packer
7 8 (2.44%) Kibana
8 5 (1.52%) Consul
9 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (1.22%) Foglight
9 4 (1.22%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.22%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.91%) Grafana
10 3 (0.91%) PingFederate
10 3 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.61%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.61%) Istio
11 2 (0.61%) logstash
11 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (7.93%) Oracle
2 12 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.74%) VMware
4 8 (2.44%) Splunk
5 6 (1.83%) Adobe
5 6 (1.83%) SAP
6 5 (1.52%) Cisco
6 5 (1.52%) Informatica
6 5 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.52%) Talend
7 4 (1.22%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.22%) Dynatrace
7 4 (1.22%) F5
7 4 (1.22%) Google
7 4 (1.22%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.22%) Teradata
8 3 (0.91%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.91%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.91%) Vertica