Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 444 405 534
Rank change year-on-year -39 +129 +125
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 169 222 320
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.11% 1.55% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 192 192
10th Percentile £390 £475 £463
25th Percentile £463 £500 £511
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £575 £575
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £638 £713 £650
90th Percentile £739 £761 £693
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £575
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%

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 15,253 14,333 23,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.48% 30.79% 28.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,991 10,170 16,915
10th Percentile £313 £291 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £594 £594 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 224 233
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £14.38 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £18.66
Median % change year-on-year +5.25% +7.18% -1.79%
75th Percentile £39.13 £40.00 £33.89
90th Percentile £61.00 £60.10 £51.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.33
% change year-on-year +10.00% +9.11% +4.65%

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 10 May 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 10 May 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 -54 119 £575 -3.36% 48
North of England +44 13 £538 -40.28% 23
South East +41 11 £358 -31.90% 9
North West +24 11 £525 +7.14% 12
East of England +35 9 £425 -27.66% 1
South West +33 3 £401 -27.18% 5
Midlands +21 2 £630 +48.24% 10
North East +20 1 £600 -33.33% 9
East Midlands +16 1 £630 +48.24% 1
West Midlands +5 1 - - 9
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Amazon ECS
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 146 (86.39%) AWS
2 81 (47.93%) DevOps
3 78 (46.15%) Docker
4 77 (45.56%) Terraform
5 68 (40.24%) Serverless
5 68 (40.24%) Amazon EKS
6 63 (37.28%) AWS Lambda
6 63 (37.28%) Kubernetes
6 63 (37.28%) Python
7 62 (36.69%) Amazon S3
8 61 (36.09%) Jenkins
9 58 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (34.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 49 (28.99%) Amazon EC2
11 46 (27.22%) Java
12 45 (26.63%) Ansible
13 44 (26.04%) Microservices
14 41 (24.26%) Linux
14 41 (24.26%) Finance
15 39 (23.08%) AWS Fargate
16 34 (20.12%) Infrastructure as Code
17 31 (18.34%) Amazon SQS
18 29 (17.16%) REST
19 28 (16.57%) Node.js
20 27 (15.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 26 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
22 25 (14.79%) Software Engineering
22 25 (14.79%) Spring
22 25 (14.79%) JavaScript
23 24 (14.20%) Git (software)

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 7 (4.14%) Apache Spark
1 7 (4.14%) Confluence
2 3 (1.78%) Apache Airflow
2 3 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.78%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.18%) Apache
3 2 (1.18%) Drupal
3 2 (1.18%) nginx
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.59%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.59%) JBoss
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 146 (86.39%) AWS
2 68 (40.24%) Amazon EKS
2 68 (40.24%) Serverless
3 63 (37.28%) AWS Lambda
4 62 (36.69%) Amazon S3
5 58 (34.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 49 (28.99%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (23.08%) AWS Fargate
8 31 (18.34%) Amazon SQS
9 27 (15.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 22 (13.02%) Route 53
11 21 (12.43%) Azure
11 21 (12.43%) GitHub
12 20 (11.83%) PaaS
13 18 (10.65%) CloudFront
14 15 (8.88%) Amazon ELB
14 15 (8.88%) GCP
14 15 (8.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
16 11 (6.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.69%) DNS
2 9 (5.33%) VPN
3 8 (4.73%) HTTP
4 6 (3.55%) Calico
5 2 (1.18%) DSL
5 2 (1.18%) Firewall
5 2 (1.18%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.59%) DMZ
6 1 (0.59%) FTP
6 1 (0.59%) IMAP
6 1 (0.59%) NAS
6 1 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.59%) SAN
6 1 (0.59%) SMTP
6 1 (0.59%) SSH
6 1 (0.59%) SSL
6 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.59%) VLAN
6 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 18 (10.65%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (9.47%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (7.10%) Big Data
5 10 (5.92%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.33%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.73%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.55%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.55%) Redis
9 4 (2.37%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (2.37%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (2.37%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.37%) MySQL
10 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.18%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.18%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.59%) Bigtable
12 1 (0.59%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.59%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 61 (36.09%) Jenkins
2 24 (14.20%) Git (software)
3 23 (13.61%) GitLab
4 9 (5.33%) Artifactory
4 9 (5.33%) Gradle
4 9 (5.33%) JIRA
5 6 (3.55%) Maven
5 6 (3.55%) SonarQube
6 5 (2.96%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.96%) Selenium
7 4 (2.37%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.78%) Cypress.io
8 3 (1.78%) Gerrit
8 3 (1.78%) JMeter
8 3 (1.78%) JUnit
8 3 (1.78%) webpack
9 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (1.18%) Snyk
10 1 (0.59%) Hudson
General
1 41 (24.26%) Finance
2 17 (10.06%) Banking
3 13 (7.69%) Social Skills
4 10 (5.92%) Law
5 8 (4.73%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.18%) Retail
7 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (33.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (25.44%) AWS Engineer
3 35 (20.71%) Architect
3 35 (20.71%) Developer
4 22 (13.02%) Java Developer
5 18 (10.65%) AWS Architect
6 17 (10.06%) AWS DevOps
7 16 (9.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 15 (8.88%) AWS Developer
9 12 (7.10%) Cloud Architect
10 10 (5.92%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (5.92%) Senior DevOps
10 10 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.73%) Lead Architect
11 8 (4.73%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (4.14%) AWS Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.14%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (4.14%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.16%) REST
2 28 (16.57%) Node.js
3 25 (14.79%) Spring
4 23 (13.61%) Spring Boot
5 18 (10.65%) HTML
5 18 (10.65%) Lambda Expressions
6 17 (10.06%) React
7 16 (9.47%) Kafka
7 16 (9.47%) Web Services
8 13 (7.69%) .NET
8 13 (7.69%) HTML5
8 13 (7.69%) JSON
9 11 (6.51%) Redux
10 10 (5.92%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (5.92%) RESTful
11 7 (4.14%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (3.55%) AngularJS
12 6 (3.55%) CSS
13 4 (2.37%) GraphQL
13 4 (2.37%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Cloud Native
1 17 (10.06%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (8.28%) Clustering
3 9 (5.33%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.55%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.55%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.96%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.37%) PKI
7 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.78%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.78%) User Experience
8 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) Robotics
8 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.59%) LPAR
9 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.26%) Linux
2 12 (7.10%) Windows
3 9 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.14%) Unix
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.59%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) CentOS
6 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (47.93%) DevOps
2 58 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (26.04%) Microservices
4 34 (20.12%) Infrastructure as Code
5 26 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (14.79%) Software Engineering
7 22 (13.02%) High Availability
8 18 (10.65%) OO
9 16 (9.47%) Scrum
10 15 (8.88%) Configuration Management
10 15 (8.88%) Multithreading
11 13 (7.69%) Multithreaded Programming
11 13 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (7.69%) Scalability Testing
11 13 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 12 (7.10%) Project Delivery
12 12 (7.10%) Web Development
13 11 (6.51%) TDD
14 10 (5.92%) Analytics
15 8 (4.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.28%) Python
2 46 (27.22%) Java
3 25 (14.79%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.06%) Bash Shell
4 17 (10.06%) Go
5 11 (6.51%) SQL
6 10 (5.92%) Groovy
6 10 (5.92%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.33%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.73%) Ruby
9 6 (3.55%) C#
10 5 (2.96%) Java 8
11 4 (2.37%) Scala
12 3 (1.78%) PHP
12 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.18%) C
13 2 (1.18%) C++
13 2 (1.18%) ES6
13 2 (1.18%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (14.20%) AWS Certification
2 22 (13.02%) SC Cleared
2 22 (13.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.37%) Degree
4 3 (1.78%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.14%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 78 (46.15%) Docker
2 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.55%) Varnish
3 6 (3.55%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.59%) Ceph
4 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.59%) KVM
4 1 (0.59%) NFS
4 1 (0.59%) QEMU
4 1 (0.59%) Samba
4 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 77 (45.56%) Terraform
2 63 (37.28%) Kubernetes
3 45 (26.63%) Ansible
4 23 (13.61%) Puppet
5 19 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (10.06%) Istio
7 12 (7.10%) Packer
8 8 (4.73%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (4.73%) Prometheus
9 5 (2.96%) Grafana
10 4 (2.37%) Salt
11 3 (1.78%) Nagios
12 2 (1.18%) Argo
12 2 (1.18%) Sysdig
12 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.59%) Consul
13 1 (0.59%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.59%) Kibana
13 1 (0.59%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (5.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.14%) VMware
3 6 (3.55%) F5
4 5 (2.96%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.78%) SAP
6 2 (1.18%) Google
6 2 (1.18%) New Relic
6 2 (1.18%) Splunk
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe
7 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.59%) BMC
7 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco
7 1 (0.59%) Incapsula
7 1 (0.59%) Juniper
7 1 (0.59%) Pega
7 1 (0.59%) WSO2
7 1 (0.59%) Xerox