Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 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 Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 518 607 753
Rank change year-on-year +89 +146 +112
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 269 272 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.17% 1.18% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 206 101
England median daily rate £550 £550 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.80% -2.73%
10th Percentile £425 £463 £425
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £530
% change year-on-year - +3.77% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England 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 22,939 23,083 16,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.75% 24.34% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,780 16,146 11,273
England median daily rate £500 £480 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +4.44%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £275
90th Percentile £663 £648 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 314 209
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.26 £11.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £57.13 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +11.11%

Amazon ECS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ECS in England

Amazon ECS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon ECS in England

Amazon ECS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon ECS in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor 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 13 November 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 +110 209 £563 +2.27% 50
North of England +24 17 £463 -5.61% 18
East of England +37 15 £613 +8.89% 6
South East -15 15 £515 -0.48% 3
Yorkshire +23 9 £475 +11.76% 8
South West +12 8 £531 +11.84% 3
North West +5 8 £450 -8.16% 6
Midlands +47 4 £505 +12.22% 4
East Midlands +28 3 £505 +12.22%
West Midlands - 1 £575 - 4
Amazon ECS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 253 (94.05%) AWS
2 185 (68.77%) Terraform
3 181 (67.29%) DevOps
4 179 (66.54%) Docker
5 174 (64.68%) Serverless
6 168 (62.45%) AWS Lambda
7 148 (55.02%) Amazon EC2
7 148 (55.02%) Python
8 139 (51.67%) Amazon S3
9 132 (49.07%) Java
9 132 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
10 127 (47.21%) Kubernetes
11 108 (40.15%) Linux
12 102 (37.92%) Jenkins
13 97 (36.06%) AWS CloudFormation
14 90 (33.46%) Amazon SQS
14 90 (33.46%) Amazon RDS
15 88 (32.71%) Finance
16 76 (28.25%) Web Services
17 74 (27.51%) Git (software)
18 69 (25.65%) Ansible
19 68 (25.28%) Software Engineering
20 60 (22.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 55 (20.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
22 54 (20.07%) Node.js
22 54 (20.07%) Configuration Management
23 52 (19.33%) Microservices
24 51 (18.96%) Elasticsearch
24 51 (18.96%) Artifactory
25 46 (17.10%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 51 (18.96%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (12.64%) Confluence
3 18 (6.69%) Apache
4 13 (4.83%) nginx
5 8 (2.97%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.60%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.86%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.86%) Jupyter
8 4 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.74%) GemFire
9 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.37%) Drupal
10 1 (0.37%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 253 (94.05%) AWS
2 174 (64.68%) Serverless
3 168 (62.45%) AWS Lambda
4 148 (55.02%) Amazon EC2
5 139 (51.67%) Amazon S3
6 97 (36.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 90 (33.46%) Amazon SQS
8 60 (22.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 55 (20.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 43 (15.99%) CloudFront
10 43 (15.99%) OpenShift
11 42 (15.61%) Route 53
12 41 (15.24%) GitHub
13 34 (12.64%) AWS Fargate
14 32 (11.90%) Amazon EKS
15 28 (10.41%) Amazon ELB
16 19 (7.06%) Amazon Kinesis
17 18 (6.69%) Azure
18 16 (5.95%) GCP
19 14 (5.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.43%) VPN
2 5 (1.86%) DSL
3 4 (1.49%) HTTP
3 4 (1.49%) Network Security
4 3 (1.12%) Firewall
5 2 (0.74%) X.509
6 1 (0.37%) DNS
6 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.37%) Internet
6 1 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.37%) SSH
6 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (33.46%) Amazon RDS
2 46 (17.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 46 (17.10%) Amazon Redshift
3 38 (14.13%) NoSQL
4 27 (10.04%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (8.55%) MongoDB
5 23 (8.55%) MySQL
6 15 (5.58%) Redis
7 14 (5.20%) Amazon Athena
7 14 (5.20%) SQL Server
8 8 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.60%) MariaDB
10 6 (2.23%) Big Data
10 6 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.23%) HBase
11 5 (1.86%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.86%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.49%) BigQuery
13 3 (1.12%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 102 (37.92%) Jenkins
2 74 (27.51%) Git (software)
3 51 (18.96%) Artifactory
4 35 (13.01%) JIRA
5 29 (10.78%) RStudio
6 22 (8.18%) CircleCI
7 21 (7.81%) GitLab
8 15 (5.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (5.58%) Cucumber
9 14 (5.20%) Bitbucket
9 14 (5.20%) Maven
10 13 (4.83%) Selenium
11 12 (4.46%) Gradle
12 9 (3.35%) Mocha
12 9 (3.35%) Subversion
12 9 (3.35%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (2.97%) Jasmine
13 8 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (2.60%) EasyMock
14 7 (2.60%) Mockito
General
1 88 (32.71%) Finance
2 43 (15.99%) Front Office
3 17 (6.32%) Retail
4 8 (2.97%) Banking
4 8 (2.97%) Law
5 5 (1.86%) Publishing
6 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Billing
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (35.32%) Developer
2 85 (31.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 79 (29.37%) AWS Engineer
4 53 (19.70%) AWS DevOps
5 52 (19.33%) AWS Developer
6 41 (15.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 34 (12.64%) Lead Developer
8 32 (11.90%) Python Engineer
9 25 (9.29%) Java Developer
10 24 (8.92%) Senior Developer
11 21 (7.81%) Python Developer
12 18 (6.69%) Consultant
12 18 (6.69%) Software Engineer
13 16 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (5.58%) Lead Java Developer
14 15 (5.58%) React Developer
15 14 (5.20%) Java Software Developer
16 13 (4.83%) J2EE Developer
16 13 (4.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 13 (4.83%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (28.25%) Web Services
2 54 (20.07%) Node.js
3 26 (9.67%) J2EE
4 24 (8.92%) AngularJS
5 22 (8.18%) JSON
6 20 (7.43%) Kafka
7 18 (6.69%) React
8 16 (5.95%) Pandas
9 14 (5.20%) J2SE
9 14 (5.20%) Spring Boot
10 13 (4.83%) HTML
11 12 (4.46%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (4.46%) RESTful
12 11 (4.09%) .NET
12 11 (4.09%) Hibernate
12 11 (4.09%) PySpark
13 10 (3.72%) HTML5
13 10 (3.72%) JPA
13 10 (3.72%) pytest
13 10 (3.72%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.99%) Fixed Income
2 33 (12.27%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (10.41%) Cloud Native
4 22 (8.18%) Linux Command Line
5 19 (7.06%) PKI
6 8 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.23%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.23%) User Experience
8 5 (1.86%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.86%) Derivative
9 4 (1.49%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.12%) Music Streaming
10 3 (1.12%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 108 (40.15%) Linux
2 25 (9.29%) Unix
3 23 (8.55%) Windows
4 9 (3.35%) CoreOS
4 9 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.97%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (67.29%) DevOps
2 132 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (25.28%) Software Engineering
4 54 (20.07%) Configuration Management
5 52 (19.33%) Microservices
6 43 (15.99%) Asset Management
6 43 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (15.24%) Decision-Making
8 36 (13.38%) TDD
9 31 (11.52%) Scrum
10 27 (10.04%) BDD
10 27 (10.04%) Infrastructure as Code
11 26 (9.67%) Deployment Automation
11 26 (9.67%) Migration
12 25 (9.29%) Test Automation
13 23 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (7.81%) SIEM
15 19 (7.06%) Analytics
15 19 (7.06%) Fintech
15 19 (7.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 148 (55.02%) Python
2 132 (49.07%) Java
3 41 (15.24%) Bash Shell
4 40 (14.87%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.04%) SQL
6 26 (9.67%) R
7 22 (8.18%) Ruby
8 20 (7.43%) Go
9 13 (4.83%) TypeScript
10 12 (4.46%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.72%) Groovy
12 9 (3.35%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.97%) PHP
13 8 (2.97%) Scala
14 7 (2.60%) Java 8
15 6 (2.23%) C#
16 4 (1.49%) Perl
17 3 (1.12%) Clojure
17 3 (1.12%) ES6
18 2 (0.74%) ES7
Qualifications
1 43 (15.99%) AWS Certification
2 10 (3.72%) Degree
3 7 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.74%) NIST
2 2 (0.74%) NIST 800
System Software
1 179 (66.54%) Docker
2 12 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.23%) Varnish
5 5 (1.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.86%) HDFS
6 3 (1.12%) LXC
7 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 185 (68.77%) Terraform
2 127 (47.21%) Kubernetes
3 69 (25.65%) Ansible
4 45 (16.73%) Puppet
5 36 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (7.06%) Packer
7 9 (3.35%) Prometheus
8 8 (2.97%) Kibana
9 6 (2.23%) Nagios
10 5 (1.86%) Grafana
10 5 (1.86%) Oozie
11 4 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (1.49%) Istio
12 3 (1.12%) Fluentd
12 3 (1.12%) linkerd
13 1 (0.37%) Automic
13 1 (0.37%) Consul
13 1 (0.37%) Mesos
13 1 (0.37%) SCCM
13 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (8.55%) Splunk
2 21 (7.81%) Atlassian
3 17 (6.32%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.83%) Ping Identity
5 12 (4.46%) Oracle
6 9 (3.35%) Google
7 8 (2.97%) New Relic
8 2 (0.74%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.74%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.37%) BMC
9 1 (0.37%) Citrix
9 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.37%) Murex
9 1 (0.37%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.37%) VMware