Period
to 1 December 2020

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 1 December 2020 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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 283 567 622
Rank change year-on-year +284 +55 +95
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 259 207 261
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.56% 0.93% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 126 194
Median daily rate £538 £556 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.37% +1.14% +2.33%
10th Percentile £400 £425 £463
90th Percentile £750 £657 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £569 £550
% change year-on-year -7.69% +3.41% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +118.75% - -

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 10,099 22,261 23,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.32% 30.08% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,701 15,235 16,238
Median daily rate £495 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £306
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £495 £495 £480
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 366 310
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.23% +22.86% -14.63%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £78.75 £60.29
Median hourly rate £30.25 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.05% +20.00% -12.50%

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 1 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon ECS in England

Amazon ECS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon ECS in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 1 December 2020. 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 +173 182 £550 -2.22% 32
North of England +134 32 £495 +4.21% 21
South East +162 23 £344 -31.42% 9
North West +88 23 £435 -3.28% 17
East of England +73 7 £425 -30.61% 3
South West +110 5 £525 -4.55% 5
Yorkshire +60 5 £525 +7.14% 3
Midlands +74 4 £500 -0.99% 12
West Midlands +69 4 £500 -13.04% 8
North East - 4 £488 - 1
Amazon ECS
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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.

1 237 (91.51%) AWS
2 198 (76.45%) DevOps
3 172 (66.41%) Docker
4 168 (64.86%) Python
5 156 (60.23%) Serverless
6 153 (59.07%) AWS Lambda
7 149 (57.53%) Java
8 142 (54.83%) Kubernetes
9 140 (54.05%) Finance
10 136 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
11 130 (50.19%) Jenkins
12 126 (48.65%) Web Services
13 122 (47.10%) Terraform
14 114 (44.02%) Microservices
15 110 (42.47%) Asset Management
16 104 (40.15%) Software Engineering
16 104 (40.15%) Amazon Redshift
17 98 (37.84%) AWS CloudFormation
18 93 (35.91%) Amazon EC2
18 93 (35.91%) Artifactory
19 91 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
20 88 (33.98%) Azure
21 82 (31.66%) MySQL
22 80 (30.89%) Banking
22 80 (30.89%) Amazon RDS
23 78 (30.12%) Amazon S3
24 77 (29.73%) GitLab
25 76 (29.34%) GCP
26 69 (26.64%) Apache
26 69 (26.64%) gRPC

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 69 (26.64%) Apache
2 9 (3.47%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (3.09%) Jupyter
4 7 (2.70%) Confluence
5 5 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.54%) Drupal
7 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.77%) JBoss
7 2 (0.77%) nginx
7 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.39%) Documentum
8 1 (0.39%) FileNet
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Exstream
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 237 (91.51%) AWS
2 156 (60.23%) Serverless
3 153 (59.07%) AWS Lambda
4 98 (37.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 93 (35.91%) Amazon EC2
6 88 (33.98%) Azure
7 78 (30.12%) Amazon S3
8 76 (29.34%) GCP
9 56 (21.62%) Apigee
10 52 (20.08%) Amazon SQS
11 44 (16.99%) OpenShift
12 39 (15.06%) Amazon EKS
13 34 (13.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 31 (11.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 30 (11.58%) AWS Fargate
16 25 (9.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 24 (9.27%) Route 53
18 23 (8.88%) Amazon Kinesis
19 22 (8.49%) GitHub
20 18 (6.95%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.47%) Calico
2 5 (1.93%) DNS
3 4 (1.54%) Network Security
4 1 (0.39%) Firewall
4 1 (0.39%) HTTP
4 1 (0.39%) SSH
4 1 (0.39%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (40.15%) Amazon Redshift
2 91 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
3 82 (31.66%) MySQL
4 80 (30.89%) Amazon RDS
5 66 (25.48%) SQL Server
6 37 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 33 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (7.34%) Relational Database
9 17 (6.56%) MongoDB
10 16 (6.18%) Redis
11 13 (5.02%) Amazon Aurora
12 7 (2.70%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.32%) Data Lake
14 5 (1.93%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.93%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (1.54%) Amazon Athena
15 4 (1.54%) Big Data
15 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
16 2 (0.77%) Presto
Development Applications
1 130 (50.19%) Jenkins
2 93 (35.91%) Artifactory
3 77 (29.73%) GitLab
4 41 (15.83%) Git (software)
5 24 (9.27%) RStudio
6 20 (7.72%) Gradle
6 20 (7.72%) Maven
7 9 (3.47%) Cypress.io
7 9 (3.47%) JIRA
7 9 (3.47%) webpack
8 7 (2.70%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.54%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.54%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.54%) Sublime Text
10 3 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.16%) Selenium
10 3 (1.16%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 140 (54.05%) Finance
2 80 (30.89%) Banking
3 40 (15.44%) Front Office
4 24 (9.27%) Back Office
5 12 (4.63%) Law
6 10 (3.86%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.16%) Marketing
7 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.77%) Electronics
8 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 99 (38.22%) AWS Engineer
2 94 (36.29%) Developer
3 74 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 72 (27.80%) Java Developer
5 67 (25.87%) AWS Developer
6 50 (19.31%) Java Engineer
7 49 (18.92%) Java Software Developer
8 43 (16.60%) AWS DevOps
9 42 (16.22%) Software Engineer
10 37 (14.29%) AWS Software Engineer
11 36 (13.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 36 (13.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 36 (13.90%) Java Software Engineer
11 36 (13.90%) SQL Developer
12 28 (10.81%) Architect
13 26 (10.04%) Python Engineer
14 23 (8.88%) Solutions Architect
15 20 (7.72%) AWS Architect
15 20 (7.72%) Java Architect
16 19 (7.34%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (48.65%) Web Services
2 69 (26.64%) gRPC
3 63 (24.32%) OAuth
4 59 (22.78%) Swagger
5 34 (13.13%) Node.js
6 31 (11.97%) REST
7 30 (11.58%) Spring
8 29 (11.20%) J2EE
8 29 (11.20%) Spring Boot
9 28 (10.81%) J2SE
10 27 (10.42%) RESTful
11 25 (9.65%) React
12 21 (8.11%) Redux
13 19 (7.34%) Lambda Expressions
14 18 (6.95%) JSON
15 16 (6.18%) Kafka
16 14 (5.41%) HTML
17 12 (4.63%) .NET
18 11 (4.25%) HTML5
19 9 (3.47%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 63 (24.32%) Hedge funds
2 39 (15.06%) Equities
2 39 (15.06%) Fixed Income
2 39 (15.06%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (14.67%) Derivative
4 14 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.41%) User Experience
5 10 (3.86%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (3.86%) Private Cloud
6 7 (2.70%) Clustering
7 6 (2.32%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.32%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.93%) PKI
9 4 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.77%) Blog
11 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.39%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.62%) Linux
2 10 (3.86%) Windows
3 9 (3.47%) CentOS
4 5 (1.93%) Unix
5 4 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.39%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (76.45%) DevOps
2 136 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (44.02%) Microservices
4 110 (42.47%) Asset Management
5 104 (40.15%) Software Engineering
6 63 (24.32%) Investment Management
7 39 (15.06%) Decision-Making
8 36 (13.90%) Deployment Automation
8 36 (13.90%) Scrum
9 31 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (10.81%) Infrastructure Automation
11 26 (10.04%) Infrastructure as Code
12 25 (9.65%) Mentoring
13 24 (9.27%) TDD
14 20 (7.72%) Open Source
15 19 (7.34%) Technology Roadmap
16 17 (6.56%) Configuration Management
17 14 (5.41%) High Availability
17 14 (5.41%) Migration
17 14 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 168 (64.86%) Python
2 149 (57.53%) Java
3 67 (25.87%) SQL
4 37 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 32 (12.36%) JavaScript
6 25 (9.65%) R
7 14 (5.41%) Java 8
8 11 (4.25%) Go
8 11 (4.25%) Kotlin
9 9 (3.47%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.09%) Ruby
11 6 (2.32%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.93%) ES6
13 4 (1.54%) C#
14 3 (1.16%) Groovy
15 2 (0.77%) Java 9
16 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.39%) Perl
16 1 (0.39%) Rust
16 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (7.34%) Sun Certification
2 17 (6.56%) AWS Certification
3 13 (5.02%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) Degree
5 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.86%) QA
2 6 (2.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 172 (66.41%) Docker
2 9 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.47%) VMware NSX
3 5 (1.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.77%) HDFS
4 2 (0.77%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 142 (54.83%) Kubernetes
2 122 (47.10%) Terraform
3 38 (14.67%) Ansible
4 19 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (7.34%) Puppet
5 14 (5.41%) Packer
6 11 (4.25%) Consul
6 11 (4.25%) Istio
7 6 (2.32%) Grafana
7 6 (2.32%) Kibana
7 6 (2.32%) Prometheus
7 6 (2.32%) Salt
8 5 (1.93%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (1.93%) PingFederate
8 5 (1.93%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.77%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.39%) SCCM
10 1 (0.39%) SCOM
10 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (23.94%) Google
2 51 (19.69%) Oracle
3 9 (3.47%) F5
3 9 (3.47%) VMware
4 7 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.32%) Splunk
6 3 (1.16%) Dynatrace
7 2 (0.77%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.77%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.77%) Pega
7 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.77%) SAP
7 2 (0.77%) WSO2
8 1 (0.39%) Cadence
8 1 (0.39%) Incapsula
8 1 (0.39%) OpenText
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.39%) Xerox