Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 451 549 682
Rank change year-on-year +98 +133 +97
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 221 319 189
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.31% 1.30% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 205 159
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £456 £465 £450
90th Percentile £713 £690 £640
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 16,813 24,582 19,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.66% 27.73% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,390 17,047 13,323
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 283 240
Median hourly rate £24.43 £18.76 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.22% -6.20% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.05 £11.95 £11.75
90th Percentile £57.25 £63.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +11.11%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 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 +81 159 £575 - 34
North of England +46 21 £600 +9.54% 7
South East +95 20 £550 +5.26% 4
South West +46 11 £550 -7.37% 2
North East +29 10 £925 +76.19%
North West +26 8 £483 -16.09% 7
Midlands +64 7 £505 -8.18% 5
East Midlands +34 5 £505 +26.25%
East of England +28 4 £625 +3.31% 5
Yorkshire +43 3 £505 -10.22%
West Midlands +58 2 £575 +4.55% 5
Amazon ECS
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 194 (87.78%) AWS
2 175 (79.19%) Terraform
3 170 (76.92%) Docker
3 170 (76.92%) DevOps
4 137 (61.99%) Kubernetes
5 134 (60.63%) Amazon EC2
6 130 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (57.92%) Serverless
8 124 (56.11%) Python
9 122 (55.20%) AWS Lambda
10 121 (54.75%) Jenkins
11 111 (50.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 110 (49.77%) Java
13 107 (48.42%) Finance
13 107 (48.42%) Amazon S3
14 96 (43.44%) Web Services
15 89 (40.27%) Amazon RDS
16 88 (39.82%) Software Engineering
16 88 (39.82%) Amazon SQS
17 83 (37.56%) OpenShift
18 81 (36.65%) Asset Management
18 81 (36.65%) Front Office
19 79 (35.75%) Amazon Redshift
20 78 (35.29%) Fixed Income
21 68 (30.77%) R
21 68 (30.77%) Artifactory
22 63 (28.51%) Derivative
23 62 (28.05%) Equities
24 61 (27.60%) Decision-Making
25 60 (27.15%) J2EE

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 14 (6.33%) Confluence
2 12 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.62%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (3.62%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.17%) nginx
5 5 (2.26%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.26%) GemFire
5 5 (2.26%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.36%) Drupal
7 2 (0.90%) Apache
7 2 (0.90%) JBoss
7 2 (0.90%) WildFly
8 1 (0.45%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.90%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 194 (87.78%) AWS
2 134 (60.63%) Amazon EC2
3 128 (57.92%) Serverless
4 122 (55.20%) AWS Lambda
5 111 (50.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 107 (48.42%) Amazon S3
7 88 (39.82%) Amazon SQS
8 83 (37.56%) OpenShift
9 44 (19.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 41 (18.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 33 (14.93%) Azure
12 32 (14.48%) Amazon EKS
13 29 (13.12%) GCP
14 24 (10.86%) Amazon ELB
14 24 (10.86%) CloudFront
15 22 (9.95%) Route 53
16 18 (8.14%) Amazon EMR
17 16 (7.24%) AWS CloudTrail
18 14 (6.33%) AWS Fargate
19 12 (5.43%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.88%) VPN
2 8 (3.62%) DSL
3 3 (1.36%) DNS
3 3 (1.36%) Internet
3 3 (1.36%) Network Security
3 3 (1.36%) SSH
3 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.90%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.90%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.90%) X.509
5 1 (0.45%) DMZ
5 1 (0.45%) Firewall
5 1 (0.45%) HTTP
5 1 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (40.27%) Amazon RDS
2 79 (35.75%) Amazon Redshift
3 15 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.43%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (4.52%) Big Data
5 10 (4.52%) MariaDB
5 10 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.17%) Redis
7 5 (2.26%) MySQL
8 3 (1.36%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.90%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (0.90%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.90%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.90%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.45%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 121 (54.75%) Jenkins
2 68 (30.77%) Artifactory
3 48 (21.72%) RStudio
4 36 (16.29%) Git (software)
5 33 (14.93%) CircleCI
6 23 (10.41%) JIRA
7 18 (8.14%) GitLab
8 16 (7.24%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (5.88%) GoCD
10 12 (5.43%) Snyk
10 12 (5.43%) Travis CI
11 11 (4.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (3.62%) Liquibase
12 8 (3.62%) Selenium
13 7 (3.17%) Cucumber
14 6 (2.71%) Bitbucket
14 6 (2.71%) SonarQube
15 5 (2.26%) JMeter
15 5 (2.26%) Protractor
16 4 (1.81%) Mocha
General
1 107 (48.42%) Finance
2 81 (36.65%) Front Office
3 21 (9.50%) Banking
4 16 (7.24%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.07%) Retail
6 6 (2.71%) Marketing
7 5 (2.26%) Games
8 3 (1.36%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (43.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 79 (35.75%) Developer
3 63 (28.51%) AWS Engineer
4 59 (26.70%) AWS DevOps
5 52 (23.53%) AWS Developer
6 48 (21.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 42 (19.00%) Java Developer
8 33 (14.93%) Java Software Developer
8 33 (14.93%) Lead Developer
9 32 (14.48%) Lead Java Developer
9 32 (14.48%) Lead Software Developer
10 29 (13.12%) Python Engineer
11 26 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
11 26 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 25 (11.31%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 22 (9.95%) Python Developer
14 21 (9.50%) Senior DevOps
14 21 (9.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 19 (8.60%) Java Engineer
16 17 (7.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (43.44%) Web Services
2 60 (27.15%) J2EE
3 53 (23.98%) J2SE
4 37 (16.74%) Node.js
5 23 (10.41%) AngularJS
6 20 (9.05%) Elastic Stack
7 19 (8.60%) Redux
8 17 (7.69%) Kafka
8 17 (7.69%) React
9 9 (4.07%) .NET
9 9 (4.07%) REST
10 8 (3.62%) JSON
10 8 (3.62%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (3.17%) CSS
12 6 (2.71%) HTML
12 6 (2.71%) RESTful
13 5 (2.26%) LEMP Stack
13 5 (2.26%) Swagger
13 5 (2.26%) WireMock
14 4 (1.81%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 78 (35.29%) Fixed Income
2 63 (28.51%) Derivative
3 62 (28.05%) Equities
4 20 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (7.69%) Hedge funds
6 16 (7.24%) Cloud Native
7 15 (6.79%) Blog
7 15 (6.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (4.52%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.81%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.36%) Animation
10 3 (1.36%) PKI
10 3 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.36%) User Experience
11 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.00%) Linux
2 12 (5.43%) CoreOS
3 8 (3.62%) CentOS
4 7 (3.17%) Windows
5 5 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.36%) Unix
7 1 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (76.92%) DevOps
2 130 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (39.82%) Software Engineering
4 81 (36.65%) Asset Management
5 61 (27.60%) Decision-Making
6 51 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
7 44 (19.91%) Open Source
8 36 (16.29%) Infrastructure Automation
9 35 (15.84%) Microservices
10 34 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
11 25 (11.31%) Scrum
12 20 (9.05%) Portfolio Management
13 18 (8.14%) Kanban
14 17 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
14 17 (7.69%) Investment Management
15 16 (7.24%) Machine Learning
16 15 (6.79%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (6.79%) Fund Management
16 15 (6.79%) Performance Attribution
17 13 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 124 (56.11%) Python
2 110 (49.77%) Java
3 68 (30.77%) R
4 35 (15.84%) JavaScript
5 25 (11.31%) Groovy
6 16 (7.24%) Bash Shell
7 15 (6.79%) Kotlin
8 13 (5.88%) Go
9 10 (4.52%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.52%) SQL
10 9 (4.07%) Ruby
10 9 (4.07%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.17%) Rust
12 5 (2.26%) C
12 5 (2.26%) C#
13 4 (1.81%) ES6
13 4 (1.81%) Perl
14 3 (1.36%) C++
15 2 (0.90%) Scala
16 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (4.52%) AWS Certification
2 3 (1.36%) Degree
3 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 170 (76.92%) Docker
2 4 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.45%) Varnish
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 175 (79.19%) Terraform
2 137 (61.99%) Kubernetes
3 55 (24.89%) Ansible
4 18 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (6.33%) Puppet
6 10 (4.52%) Packer
7 6 (2.71%) Prometheus
8 5 (2.26%) Consul
9 3 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.90%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (3.17%) Confluent
1 7 (3.17%) Oracle
1 7 (3.17%) Veracode
2 4 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.36%) CheckPoint
3 3 (1.36%) Google
4 2 (0.90%) Calypso
4 2 (0.90%) Charles River
4 2 (0.90%) Ping Identity
4 2 (0.90%) SimCorp
5 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.45%) Cadence
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.45%) MKS
5 1 (0.45%) Murex
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.45%) SAP
5 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.45%) Splunk
5 1 (0.45%) VMware