Period
to 2 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 2 March 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 Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 369 460 566
Rank change year-on-year +91 +106 +134
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 214 237 300
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.65% 1.28% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 190 216
Median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £337 £456 £468
90th Percentile £736 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,936 18,465 23,950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.46% 30.73% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,201 13,150 16,976
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.10% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £305 £280 £313
90th Percentile £660 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 258 251
Median hourly rate £21.34 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.69% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.31 £12.43 £11.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £68.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -2.78%

Amazon ECS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ECS in England

Amazon ECS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Amazon ECS in England

Amazon ECS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon ECS in England over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon ECS in England

Amazon ECS
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 ECS within the England region over the 6 months to 2 March 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 +20 138 £550 -4.35% 53
North of England +87 26 £500 -9.50% 16
South East +100 25 £338 -38.64% 21
North West +54 19 £498 +1.53% 14
East of England +56 8 £425 -32.00% 5
South West +64 4 £475 -13.64% 1
Yorkshire +46 4 £525 +3.96% 1
North East +30 3 £488 -45.83% 1
Midlands +39 2 £475 -5.94% 9
West Midlands +36 2 £475 -17.39% 8
Amazon ECS
UK

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon ECS.

1 184 (85.98%) AWS
2 124 (57.94%) DevOps
3 107 (50.00%) Docker
4 100 (46.73%) Python
5 93 (43.46%) Serverless
6 90 (42.06%) AWS Lambda
7 85 (39.72%) Terraform
8 81 (37.85%) Jenkins
9 80 (37.38%) Kubernetes
10 78 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
11 76 (35.51%) Finance
12 73 (34.11%) Java
13 68 (31.78%) Microservices
14 66 (30.84%) AWS CloudFormation
15 62 (28.97%) Amazon EC2
16 59 (27.57%) Amazon S3
17 52 (24.30%) Amazon EKS
18 51 (23.83%) Ansible
19 50 (23.36%) Linux
20 47 (21.96%) Web Services
20 47 (21.96%) PostgreSQL
21 44 (20.56%) Git (software)
22 43 (20.09%) GitLab
23 41 (19.16%) Amazon RDS
23 41 (19.16%) Software Engineering
24 40 (18.69%) Node.js
25 39 (18.22%) AWS Fargate
26 38 (17.76%) Azure
27 37 (17.29%) Banking
27 37 (17.29%) MySQL

Amazon ECS
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 27 (12.62%) Apache
2 10 (4.67%) Apache Airflow
3 9 (4.21%) Confluence
4 8 (3.74%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.80%) Drupal
7 3 (1.40%) nginx
8 2 (0.93%) JBoss
8 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.47%) Documentum
9 1 (0.47%) FileNet
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Exstream
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 184 (85.98%) AWS
2 93 (43.46%) Serverless
3 90 (42.06%) AWS Lambda
4 66 (30.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 62 (28.97%) Amazon EC2
6 59 (27.57%) Amazon S3
7 52 (24.30%) Amazon EKS
8 39 (18.22%) AWS Fargate
9 38 (17.76%) Azure
10 35 (16.36%) GCP
11 32 (14.95%) Amazon SQS
11 32 (14.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 31 (14.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 25 (11.68%) GitHub
13 25 (11.68%) Route 53
14 23 (10.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 22 (10.28%) Amazon Kinesis
16 21 (9.81%) Amazon ELB
17 20 (9.35%) Apigee
17 20 (9.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.14%) Calico
2 9 (4.21%) DNS
3 4 (1.87%) Network Security
4 2 (0.93%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) DSL
5 1 (0.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.47%) SSH
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.96%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (19.16%) Amazon RDS
3 37 (17.29%) MySQL
4 36 (16.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 28 (13.08%) SQL Server
6 26 (12.15%) Amazon Redshift
7 16 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (7.48%) Relational Database
8 14 (6.54%) Redis
9 12 (5.61%) Amazon Aurora
10 10 (4.67%) Big Data
11 9 (4.21%) RDBMS
12 7 (3.27%) Hadoop
13 6 (2.80%) Amazon Athena
13 6 (2.80%) Data Lake
13 6 (2.80%) MongoDB
14 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.93%) Blockchain
15 2 (0.93%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 81 (37.85%) Jenkins
2 44 (20.56%) Git (software)
3 43 (20.09%) GitLab
4 22 (10.28%) Artifactory
5 14 (6.54%) Gradle
6 13 (6.07%) Maven
7 12 (5.61%) JIRA
8 9 (4.21%) Cypress.io
8 9 (4.21%) webpack
9 6 (2.80%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.87%) Gerrit
10 4 (1.87%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.87%) Selenium
10 4 (1.87%) Sublime Text
11 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.93%) JMeter
12 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 76 (35.51%) Finance
2 37 (17.29%) Banking
3 18 (8.41%) Law
4 11 (5.14%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.80%) Back Office
6 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (31.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (29.44%) AWS Engineer
3 56 (26.17%) Developer
4 35 (16.36%) Java Developer
5 33 (15.42%) AWS Developer
6 29 (13.55%) Architect
7 22 (10.28%) AWS DevOps
8 21 (9.81%) Software Engineer
9 20 (9.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 16 (7.48%) AWS Software Engineer
11 14 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (6.07%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (6.07%) Java Engineer
12 13 (6.07%) Java Software Developer
12 13 (6.07%) Senior DevOps
12 13 (6.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) Java Software Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) SQL Developer
14 10 (4.67%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.96%) Web Services
2 40 (18.69%) Node.js
3 31 (14.49%) REST
4 30 (14.02%) gRPC
5 27 (12.62%) Spring
6 26 (12.15%) Spring Boot
7 22 (10.28%) Lambda Expressions
7 22 (10.28%) Redux
7 22 (10.28%) RESTful
7 22 (10.28%) Swagger
8 21 (9.81%) OAuth
8 21 (9.81%) React
9 20 (9.35%) Kafka
10 17 (7.94%) HTML
11 16 (7.48%) JSON
12 14 (6.54%) HTML5
13 12 (5.61%) .NET
14 11 (5.14%) Elastic Stack
15 9 (4.21%) NumPy
15 9 (4.21%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.35%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (8.41%) Hedge funds
3 16 (7.48%) Cloud Native
3 16 (7.48%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (6.07%) Clustering
4 13 (6.07%) User Experience
5 11 (5.14%) Private Cloud
6 8 (3.74%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.87%) PKI
8 4 (1.87%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.40%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.93%) Robotics
10 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.47%) CMDB
11 1 (0.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.36%) Linux
2 15 (7.01%) Windows
3 8 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.27%) Unix
5 4 (1.87%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (57.94%) DevOps
2 78 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (31.78%) Microservices
4 41 (19.16%) Software Engineering
5 37 (17.29%) Infrastructure as Code
6 33 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (13.08%) Asset Management
8 27 (12.62%) Scrum
9 23 (10.75%) High Availability
10 22 (10.28%) Configuration Management
11 18 (8.41%) Investment Management
11 18 (8.41%) OO
11 18 (8.41%) Test Automation
12 17 (7.94%) Multithreading
13 16 (7.48%) Data Modelling
14 15 (7.01%) Project Delivery
15 14 (6.54%) Web Development
16 13 (6.07%) Multithreaded Programming
16 13 (6.07%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (6.07%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (46.73%) Python
2 73 (34.11%) Java
3 35 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.42%) SQL
5 30 (14.02%) Bash Shell
6 19 (8.88%) Go
7 12 (5.61%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.61%) Ruby
8 10 (4.67%) Kotlin
9 7 (3.27%) ES6
10 5 (2.34%) Java 8
11 4 (1.87%) Groovy
11 4 (1.87%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.40%) Scala
13 2 (0.93%) Java 9
13 2 (0.93%) PHP
13 2 (0.93%) R
14 1 (0.47%) ES7
14 1 (0.47%) Perl
14 1 (0.47%) Rust
Qualifications
1 22 (10.28%) SC Cleared
1 22 (10.28%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.81%) AWS Certification
3 6 (2.80%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.87%) Degree
5 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.67%) QA
2 6 (2.80%) GDPR
3 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 107 (50.00%) Docker
2 11 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.14%) VMware NSX
3 8 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.40%) Varnish
5 2 (0.93%) HDFS
6 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 85 (39.72%) Terraform
2 80 (37.38%) Kubernetes
3 51 (23.83%) Ansible
4 31 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (13.08%) Puppet
6 23 (10.75%) Istio
7 15 (7.01%) Packer
8 12 (5.61%) Prometheus
9 7 (3.27%) Salt
10 6 (2.80%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (2.34%) Grafana
11 5 (2.34%) Kibana
12 4 (1.87%) Consul
13 2 (0.93%) Argo
13 2 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.93%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.47%) Automic
14 1 (0.47%) logstash
14 1 (0.47%) SCCM
14 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (9.35%) Google
2 15 (7.01%) Oracle
3 12 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.14%) F5
4 11 (5.14%) VMware
5 3 (1.40%) SAP
6 2 (0.93%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.93%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.93%) New Relic
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.47%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.47%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.47%) Incapsula
7 1 (0.47%) Pega
7 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.47%) Splunk
7 1 (0.47%) WSO2
7 1 (0.47%) Xerox