Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 449 279 499
Rank change year-on-year -170 +220 +116
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 336 241 290
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.88% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.39% 2.75% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 218 173
10th Percentile £425 £418 £440
25th Percentile £508 £488 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £659 £713 £625
90th Percentile £712 £750 £675
UK median daily rate £580 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +5.45% -4.35% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 24,090 8,761 22,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.52% 32.04% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,483 6,241 16,059
10th Percentile £320 £313 £298
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 116 318
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.63 £13.43
25th Percentile £14.13 £16.69 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%
75th Percentile £41.41 £41.06 £42.00
90th Percentile £65.20 £55.00 £71.48
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £21.86 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.29% +6.63% +17.14%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -174 208 £600 +9.09% 59
North of England -55 47 £544 +29.46% 22
East of England -35 24 £578 +28.33% 8
North East +13 23 £600 +23.08% 2
South West -35 16 £575 +9.52% 7
North West -52 16 £525 +29.63% 18
West Midlands -56 14 £450 -18.18% 3
Midlands -61 14 £450 -18.18% 10
South East -99 10 £581 +16.10% 10
Yorkshire -43 8 £502 -12.12% 2
Amazon ECS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 307 (91.37%) AWS
2 218 (64.88%) Terraform
3 208 (61.90%) Docker
4 202 (60.12%) DevOps
5 152 (45.24%) Amazon EKS
6 151 (44.94%) Serverless
7 144 (42.86%) Python
8 138 (41.07%) AWS Lambda
8 138 (41.07%) Amazon EC2
9 111 (33.04%) Microservices
10 109 (32.44%) Jenkins
11 106 (31.55%) Kubernetes
12 95 (28.27%) Java
13 92 (27.38%) Infrastructure as Code
14 90 (26.79%) AWS CloudFormation
15 88 (26.19%) Amazon S3
16 85 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
17 77 (22.92%) Ansible
18 72 (21.43%) Route 53
19 67 (19.94%) Linux
20 63 (18.75%) Amazon SQS
21 60 (17.86%) AWS Fargate
22 55 (16.37%) Amazon EMR
23 53 (15.77%) GitLab
24 51 (15.18%) Elasticsearch
24 51 (15.18%) Prometheus
24 51 (15.18%) Social Skills
25 48 (14.29%) Git (software)
26 45 (13.39%) Azure
27 43 (12.80%) Finance

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 (15.18%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (11.01%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.27%) Apache
3 11 (3.27%) Confluence
4 8 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (1.19%) nginx
7 4 (1.19%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.89%) IIS
8 3 (0.89%) JBoss
8 3 (0.89%) Jetty
9 2 (0.60%) Drupal
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 307 (91.37%) AWS
2 152 (45.24%) Amazon EKS
3 151 (44.94%) Serverless
4 138 (41.07%) Amazon EC2
4 138 (41.07%) AWS Lambda
5 90 (26.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 88 (26.19%) Amazon S3
7 72 (21.43%) Route 53
8 63 (18.75%) Amazon SQS
9 60 (17.86%) AWS Fargate
10 55 (16.37%) Amazon EMR
11 45 (13.39%) Azure
12 37 (11.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 29 (8.63%) AWS CodePipeline
14 27 (8.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 26 (7.74%) GitHub
16 23 (6.85%) SaaS
17 21 (6.25%) OpenShift
18 18 (5.36%) AWS Step Functions
18 18 (5.36%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.93%) DNS
2 9 (2.68%) Firewall
3 7 (2.08%) HTTP
4 6 (1.79%) VPN
5 3 (0.89%) DMZ
5 3 (0.89%) DSL
6 2 (0.60%) 5G
6 2 (0.60%) Broadband
6 2 (0.60%) DVB
6 2 (0.60%) Internet
6 2 (0.60%) Network Security
6 2 (0.60%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.30%) LAN
7 1 (0.30%) SSH
7 1 (0.30%) SSL
7 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.30%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.30%) WAN
7 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.90%) Amazon RDS
1 40 (11.90%) Hadoop
2 38 (11.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 36 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (5.65%) Redis
5 16 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.98%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (2.98%) MySQL
8 9 (2.68%) Amazon Athena
9 8 (2.38%) Amazon Aurora
9 8 (2.38%) Big Data
10 6 (1.79%) SQL Server
11 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.19%) Tableau
13 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.60%) BigQuery
14 2 (0.60%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 109 (32.44%) Jenkins
2 53 (15.77%) GitLab
3 48 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 35 (10.42%) Artifactory
5 20 (5.95%) webpack
6 18 (5.36%) JIRA
7 16 (4.76%) JUnit
8 14 (4.17%) CircleCI
9 9 (2.68%) Bitbucket
10 8 (2.38%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.38%) Locust
11 7 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.08%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.79%) Maven
13 5 (1.49%) Cypress.io
14 4 (1.19%) Mocha
14 4 (1.19%) Selenium
14 4 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
15 3 (0.89%) Babel
15 3 (0.89%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 51 (15.18%) Social Skills
2 43 (12.80%) Finance
3 31 (9.23%) Public Sector
4 19 (5.65%) Law
5 11 (3.27%) Retail
6 10 (2.98%) Banking
7 6 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.19%) Front Office
10 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (0.60%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 143 (42.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (29.17%) AWS Engineer
3 70 (20.83%) Developer
4 66 (19.64%) AWS DevOps
5 60 (17.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 44 (13.10%) Java Developer
7 31 (9.23%) AWS Developer
8 25 (7.44%) Architect
9 24 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
10 20 (5.95%) Python Engineer
10 20 (5.95%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.76%) Software Engineer
12 15 (4.46%) AWS Architect
13 14 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
13 14 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.87%) Site Engineer
14 13 (3.87%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 12 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
16 9 (2.68%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.80%) React
2 41 (12.20%) Web Services
3 37 (11.01%) Node.js
4 29 (8.63%) RESTful
4 29 (8.63%) Spring
5 25 (7.44%) Spring Boot
6 22 (6.55%) GraphQL
6 22 (6.55%) REST
7 21 (6.25%) CSS
8 19 (5.65%) gRPC
9 18 (5.36%) Django
9 18 (5.36%) Flask
10 15 (4.46%) Kafka
10 15 (4.46%) LitElement
11 14 (4.17%) AngularJS
12 11 (3.27%) .NET
13 9 (2.68%) SOAP
14 8 (2.38%) HTML
14 8 (2.38%) pytest
14 8 (2.38%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.85%) PKI
2 10 (2.98%) Cloud Native
2 10 (2.98%) Public Cloud
3 8 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.19%) Clustering
6 4 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.19%) Legacy Systems
7 3 (0.89%) Derivative
7 3 (0.89%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.89%) Legacy Applications
8 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.60%) NHS
8 2 (0.60%) User Experience
9 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (19.94%) Linux
2 8 (2.38%) Ubuntu
3 7 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (2.08%) Windows
4 4 (1.19%) CentOS
5 3 (0.89%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.89%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.60%) Android
6 2 (0.60%) Unix
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (60.12%) DevOps
2 111 (33.04%) Microservices
3 92 (27.38%) Infrastructure as Code
4 85 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (11.01%) Software Engineering
6 36 (10.71%) TDD
7 35 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (10.12%) OO
9 31 (9.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 30 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (8.33%) OOP
12 27 (8.04%) Open Source
13 23 (6.85%) Sprint Planning
14 22 (6.55%) Configuration Management
15 20 (5.95%) Full Stack Development
16 19 (5.65%) Domain-Driven Design
17 18 (5.36%) Scrum
18 17 (5.06%) High Availability
18 17 (5.06%) Release Management
18 17 (5.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 144 (42.86%) Python
2 95 (28.27%) Java
3 36 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 34 (10.12%) Bash Shell
5 30 (8.93%) Groovy
6 22 (6.55%) SQL
7 19 (5.65%) Java 11
8 14 (4.17%) TypeScript
9 10 (2.98%) Go
9 10 (2.98%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.68%) C#
10 9 (2.68%) Java 8
10 9 (2.68%) Ruby
11 7 (2.08%) C++
12 5 (1.49%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.89%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.89%) PHP
14 2 (0.60%) AWK
14 2 (0.60%) Perl
14 2 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.57%) AWS Certification
3 12 (3.57%) Degree
4 9 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.36%) QA
2 15 (4.46%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.19%) GDPR
3 4 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.60%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.30%) DICOM
5 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 208 (61.90%) Docker
2 8 (2.38%) Varnish
3 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.60%) Ceph
5 2 (0.60%) NFS
5 2 (0.60%) Postfix
6 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 218 (64.88%) Terraform
2 106 (31.55%) Kubernetes
3 77 (22.92%) Ansible
4 51 (15.18%) Prometheus
5 28 (8.33%) Grafana
6 27 (8.04%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (5.95%) Puppet
8 16 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (2.68%) Rancher
10 5 (1.49%) Packer
11 4 (1.19%) Istio
12 3 (0.89%) Kibana
12 3 (0.89%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.60%) linkerd
13 2 (0.60%) logstash
13 2 (0.60%) Sysdig
14 1 (0.30%) Consul
14 1 (0.30%) Marathon
14 1 (0.30%) Mesos
14 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (11.61%) Splunk
2 18 (5.36%) Oracle
3 13 (3.87%) CA
4 7 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.79%) AppDynamics
5 6 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.49%) ATG
6 5 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.49%) WSO2
7 4 (1.19%) Pega
7 4 (1.19%) VMware
8 3 (0.89%) Google
9 2 (0.60%) Refinitiv
9 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco
10 1 (0.30%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.30%) SAP
10 1 (0.30%) TIBCO