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to

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 July 2022 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 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 478 470 351
Rank change year-on-year -8 -119 +140
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 301 209 230
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.40% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.17% 1.12% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 148 207
10th Percentile £454 £414 £475
25th Percentile £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £563 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% -4.35%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £713
90th Percentile £738 £715 £755
UK median daily rate £600 £563 £550
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% -4.35%

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 25,732 18,646 11,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.72% 35.67% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,978 13,303 8,355
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
25th Percentile £447 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
UK median daily rate £550 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 317 164
10th Percentile £13.88 £11.71 £12.75
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.13 £16.50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.05 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.24% +5.25% -4.76%
75th Percentile £42.00 £39.50 £33.94
90th Percentile £74.55 £65.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -2.44%

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 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -31 196 £600 +4.35% 44
North of England -48 26 £510 -12.26% 12
South East -14 22 £525 +75.00% 3
East of England -10 21 £630 +16.67% 1
Yorkshire -23 11 £575 +39.39% 5
North West -38 11 £480 -10.70% 5
South West -16 6 £550 +22.22% 7
Midlands -41 6 £444 -15.48% 7
West Midlands -37 5 £438 -16.67% 5
North East -13 4 £500 -20.00% 2
East Midlands -9 1 £450 -28.57% 2
Amazon ECS
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 274 (91.03%) AWS
2 209 (69.44%) DevOps
3 206 (68.44%) Terraform
4 185 (61.46%) Docker
5 176 (58.47%) Serverless
6 161 (53.49%) Python
7 146 (48.50%) AWS Lambda
8 138 (45.85%) Kubernetes
9 133 (44.19%) CI/CD
10 119 (39.53%) Jenkins
11 111 (36.88%) AWS CloudFormation
12 109 (36.21%) Infrastructure as Code
13 106 (35.22%) Ansible
14 100 (33.22%) Amazon EC2
15 98 (32.56%) Amazon S3
16 97 (32.23%) Amazon EKS
17 92 (30.56%) Agile
18 81 (26.91%) Linux
19 80 (26.58%) AWS Fargate
20 74 (24.58%) Amazon RDS
21 73 (24.25%) Microservices
22 71 (23.59%) AWS CodePipeline
23 66 (21.93%) GitLab
23 66 (21.93%) DynamoDB
24 63 (20.93%) Java
24 63 (20.93%) Git (software)
25 59 (19.60%) JavaScript
26 58 (19.27%) Artifactory
27 57 (18.94%) Bash
28 52 (17.28%) Azure

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 13 (4.32%) Confluence
2 12 (3.99%) nginx
3 4 (1.33%) IIS
3 4 (1.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.66%) Apache
5 2 (0.66%) Drupal
5 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.33%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.33%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.33%) PlantUML
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 274 (91.03%) AWS
2 176 (58.47%) Serverless
3 146 (48.50%) AWS Lambda
4 111 (36.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 100 (33.22%) Amazon EC2
6 98 (32.56%) Amazon S3
7 97 (32.23%) Amazon EKS
8 80 (26.58%) AWS Fargate
9 71 (23.59%) AWS CodePipeline
10 52 (17.28%) Azure
11 49 (16.28%) Amazon SQS
12 41 (13.62%) GitHub
13 37 (12.29%) Route 53
14 31 (10.30%) CloudFront
15 27 (8.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 27 (8.97%) Datadog
16 26 (8.64%) AWS CodeBuild
17 25 (8.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 24 (7.97%) AWS Step Functions
18 24 (7.97%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.65%) Firewall
2 9 (2.99%) DNS
3 4 (1.33%) VPN
4 3 (1.00%) FTP
4 3 (1.00%) Internet
5 2 (0.66%) HTTP
5 2 (0.66%) SSL
5 2 (0.66%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.66%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.33%) BGP
6 1 (0.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.33%) GLBP
6 1 (0.33%) HSRP
6 1 (0.33%) IPsec
6 1 (0.33%) MPLS
6 1 (0.33%) OSPF
6 1 (0.33%) RIP
6 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) VLAN
6 1 (0.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (24.58%) Amazon RDS
2 66 (21.93%) DynamoDB
3 31 (10.30%) NoSQL
4 26 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (7.97%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (5.98%) MySQL
7 17 (5.65%) MongoDB
8 16 (5.32%) Redis
9 14 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (3.32%) Big Data
11 9 (2.99%) Amazon Aurora
12 7 (2.33%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.99%) SQL Server
14 5 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (1.33%) Hadoop
16 3 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
16 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
16 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
17 2 (0.66%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 119 (39.53%) Jenkins
2 66 (21.93%) GitLab
3 63 (20.93%) Git (software)
4 58 (19.27%) Artifactory
5 30 (9.97%) CircleCI
6 24 (7.97%) JIRA
7 23 (7.64%) git-flow
8 10 (3.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (3.32%) Bitbucket
8 10 (3.32%) Gradle
9 9 (2.99%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.99%) Selenium
9 9 (2.99%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.66%) Locust
10 8 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.66%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.00%) JDeveloper
13 3 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (16.94%) Social Skills
2 48 (15.95%) Finance
3 29 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.65%) Banking
4 14 (4.65%) Public Sector
5 12 (3.99%) Front Office
6 6 (1.99%) Legal
6 6 (1.99%) Retail
7 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.33%) Law
9 3 (1.00%) Games
9 3 (1.00%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.33%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (48.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 127 (42.19%) AWS Engineer
3 100 (33.22%) AWS DevOps
4 92 (30.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 41 (13.62%) Developer
6 38 (12.62%) Architect
7 26 (8.64%) Platform Engineer
8 21 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
8 21 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (6.31%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 18 (5.98%) AWS Architect
11 16 (5.32%) Java Developer
12 12 (3.99%) Python Engineer
12 12 (3.99%) Senior DevOps
13 11 (3.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 8 (2.66%) Senior Developer
14 8 (2.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 8 (2.66%) Server Engineer
14 8 (2.66%) Serverless Engineer
14 8 (2.66%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.29%) Node.js
2 34 (11.30%) React
3 30 (9.97%) JSON
4 25 (8.31%) Spring
5 24 (7.97%) Django
5 24 (7.97%) Elastic Stack
6 22 (7.31%) Flask
6 22 (7.31%) YAML
7 19 (6.31%) FastAPI
8 18 (5.98%) Kafka
8 18 (5.98%) RESTful
9 17 (5.65%) AngularJS
10 16 (5.32%) REST
11 15 (4.98%) .NET
12 13 (4.32%) J2EE
13 12 (3.99%) Spring Boot
14 11 (3.65%) CSS
15 10 (3.32%) HTML
15 10 (3.32%) Lambda Expressions
16 9 (2.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.65%) Cloud Native
2 11 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.66%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.66%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.66%) iPad
5 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.66%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.66%) Tandem
6 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.00%) Clustering
6 3 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.00%) NHS
7 2 (0.66%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.33%) Derivative
8 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (26.91%) Linux
2 22 (7.31%) Unix
3 20 (6.64%) Windows
4 8 (2.66%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.00%) Alpine Linux
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (1.00%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (69.44%) DevOps
2 133 (44.19%) CI/CD
3 109 (36.21%) Infrastructure as Code
4 92 (30.56%) Agile
5 73 (24.25%) Microservices
6 49 (16.28%) Software Engineering
7 43 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (13.62%) Configuration Management
9 34 (11.30%) Open Source
10 33 (10.96%) Scrum
11 30 (9.97%) OO
11 30 (9.97%) Platform Engineering
12 28 (9.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 25 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (7.97%) OOP
15 23 (7.64%) TDD
16 22 (7.31%) Test Automation
17 21 (6.98%) Migration
17 21 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (6.98%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 161 (53.49%) Python
2 63 (20.93%) Java
3 59 (19.60%) JavaScript
4 57 (18.94%) Bash
5 40 (13.29%) SQL
6 30 (9.97%) Groovy
7 23 (7.64%) Ruby
8 19 (6.31%) TypeScript
9 18 (5.98%) Go
10 15 (4.98%) VBScript
11 12 (3.99%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.99%) C#
12 9 (2.99%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.99%) PHP
14 4 (1.33%) Rust
15 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.00%) R
15 3 (1.00%) VB
16 2 (0.66%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (14.95%) AWS Certification
1 45 (14.95%) SC Cleared
1 45 (14.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.00%) CCA
3 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.33%) Degree
3 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.99%) GDPR
2 5 (1.66%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 185 (61.46%) Docker
2 3 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) NFS
4 1 (0.33%) LXC
4 1 (0.33%) pfSense
4 1 (0.33%) Squid
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 206 (68.44%) Terraform
2 138 (45.85%) Kubernetes
3 106 (35.22%) Ansible
4 51 (16.94%) Grafana
5 29 (9.63%) Puppet
6 28 (9.30%) Kibana
7 27 (8.97%) Prometheus
8 21 (6.98%) Docker Swarm
9 17 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (2.33%) Packer
11 6 (1.99%) Istio
12 5 (1.66%) Salt
13 4 (1.33%) Rancher
14 3 (1.00%) Consul
14 3 (1.00%) linkerd
15 2 (0.66%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.66%) logstash
15 2 (0.66%) Nagios
15 2 (0.66%) ZABBIX
16 1 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (9.63%) Splunk
2 15 (4.98%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.32%) Google
4 9 (2.99%) ServiceNow
5 6 (1.99%) F5
6 4 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.33%) Dynatrace
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle
7 3 (1.00%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.00%) CA
7 3 (1.00%) Pega
7 3 (1.00%) Solace
7 3 (1.00%) Sonatype
7 3 (1.00%) VMware
7 3 (1.00%) WSO2
8 2 (0.66%) Databricks
8 2 (0.66%) IBM
8 2 (0.66%) New Relic
8 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.66%) Spotify