Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 451 301 484
Rank change year-on-year -150 +183 +195
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 256 239 373
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.74% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.27% 2.37% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 214 208
10th Percentile £413 £475 £463
25th Percentile £506 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £638 £713 £628
90th Percentile £709 £750 £683
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +4.55% -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 20,110 10,078 24,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.12% 31.22% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,441 7,230 17,003
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
25th Percentile £419 £413 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £695 £663
UK median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 147 302
10th Percentile £11.49 £14.21 £12.75
25th Percentile £14.00 £16.75 £15.06
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.85%
75th Percentile £39.50 £39.55 £39.38
90th Percentile £65.10 £56.00 £58.58
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -158 162 £575 - 74
North of England -22 37 £570 +8.57% 21
North West -26 17 £538 +27.98% 18
North East +3 15 £625 -30.56% 2
East of England - 13 £540 - 8
Midlands -32 12 £525 +23.53% 6
West Midlands -26 11 £525 -19.23% 5
South East -45 7 £558 +17.37% 8
South West -20 6 £475 -11.63% 6
Yorkshire - 5 £525 - 1
East Midlands -19 1 £630 +48.24% 1
Amazon ECS
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 232 (90.63%) AWS
2 142 (55.47%) Docker
3 136 (53.13%) Terraform
4 123 (48.05%) DevOps
5 121 (47.27%) Serverless
6 116 (45.31%) Amazon EKS
7 108 (42.19%) Amazon EC2
8 107 (41.80%) AWS Lambda
9 104 (40.63%) Python
10 87 (33.98%) Microservices
11 83 (32.42%) Jenkins
12 82 (32.03%) Java
13 80 (31.25%) Amazon S3
14 79 (30.86%) Kubernetes
15 74 (28.91%) AWS CloudFormation
16 69 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
17 63 (24.61%) Ansible
18 62 (24.22%) Infrastructure as Code
19 59 (23.05%) Route 53
20 58 (22.66%) Amazon SQS
21 46 (17.97%) React
22 43 (16.80%) AWS Fargate
22 43 (16.80%) Linux
23 42 (16.41%) GitLab
24 41 (16.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
25 40 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
26 38 (14.84%) Node.js
27 35 (13.67%) Azure
27 35 (13.67%) Git (software)
28 34 (13.28%) Spring

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 20 (7.81%) Apache Spark
1 20 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (4.69%) Confluence
3 7 (2.73%) Apache
4 4 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (1.56%) nginx
4 4 (1.56%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.17%) JBoss
5 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.78%) Drupal
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 232 (90.63%) AWS
2 121 (47.27%) Serverless
3 116 (45.31%) Amazon EKS
4 108 (42.19%) Amazon EC2
5 107 (41.80%) AWS Lambda
6 80 (31.25%) Amazon S3
7 74 (28.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 59 (23.05%) Route 53
9 58 (22.66%) Amazon SQS
10 43 (16.80%) AWS Fargate
11 41 (16.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 35 (13.67%) Azure
13 25 (9.77%) Amazon EMR
13 25 (9.77%) GitHub
14 24 (9.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 23 (8.98%) AWS CodePipeline
15 23 (8.98%) CloudFront
16 17 (6.64%) GCP
17 15 (5.86%) AWS Step Functions
18 14 (5.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.20%) DNS
2 11 (4.30%) HTTP
3 10 (3.91%) VPN
4 8 (3.13%) Firewall
5 4 (1.56%) DSL
6 3 (1.17%) DMZ
7 2 (0.78%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.39%) FTP
8 1 (0.39%) IMAP
8 1 (0.39%) Internet
8 1 (0.39%) LAN
8 1 (0.39%) NAS
8 1 (0.39%) Network Security
8 1 (0.39%) SAN
8 1 (0.39%) SMTP
8 1 (0.39%) SSH
8 1 (0.39%) SSL
8 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.39%) VLAN
8 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (9.77%) Hadoop
3 24 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 23 (8.98%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (7.03%) Redis
6 14 (5.47%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.52%) Big Data
7 9 (3.52%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.13%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.73%) Amazon Aurora
10 6 (2.34%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.95%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.95%) MySQL
12 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.78%) Amazon Athena
15 1 (0.39%) BigQuery
15 1 (0.39%) Event Store
15 1 (0.39%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 83 (32.42%) Jenkins
2 42 (16.41%) GitLab
3 35 (13.67%) Git (software)
4 19 (7.42%) webpack
5 16 (6.25%) JUnit
6 14 (5.47%) Artifactory
6 14 (5.47%) JIRA
7 12 (4.69%) CircleCI
8 8 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.13%) SonarQube
9 7 (2.73%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.34%) Cypress.io
11 5 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.56%) Selenium
13 3 (1.17%) Babel
13 3 (1.17%) Bitbucket Server
13 3 (1.17%) Gradle
13 3 (1.17%) gulp
13 3 (1.17%) Maven
13 3 (1.17%) Mockito
General
1 31 (12.11%) Social Skills
2 29 (11.33%) Finance
3 14 (5.47%) Law
4 13 (5.08%) Public Sector
5 11 (4.30%) Banking
6 9 (3.52%) Retail
7 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (33.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (26.17%) Developer
3 64 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
4 47 (18.36%) Java Developer
5 37 (14.45%) Architect
6 31 (12.11%) AWS Developer
6 31 (12.11%) AWS DevOps
7 29 (11.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 24 (9.38%) AWS Architect
9 18 (7.03%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.86%) Platform Engineer
11 14 (5.47%) Software Engineer
11 14 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (4.69%) Cloud Architect
13 12 (4.69%) Lead DevOps
14 11 (4.30%) AWS Solutions Architect
14 11 (4.30%) Python Engineer
15 9 (3.52%) Lead DevOps Engineer
15 9 (3.52%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.97%) React
2 38 (14.84%) Node.js
3 34 (13.28%) Spring
4 32 (12.50%) Spring Boot
5 28 (10.94%) REST
6 24 (9.38%) RESTful
7 22 (8.59%) Web Services
8 20 (7.81%) GraphQL
9 19 (7.42%) CSS
10 16 (6.25%) gRPC
11 15 (5.86%) .NET
12 14 (5.47%) HTML
12 14 (5.47%) Kafka
13 13 (5.08%) LitElement
14 11 (4.30%) AngularJS
15 10 (3.91%) JSON
16 9 (3.52%) Elastic Stack
16 9 (3.52%) HTML5
16 9 (3.52%) Lambda Expressions
16 9 (3.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.03%) Cloud Native
2 13 (5.08%) Clustering
3 12 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.69%) PKI
4 10 (3.91%) Legacy Systems
5 7 (2.73%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.73%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.95%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.17%) User Experience
9 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.78%) NHS
10 1 (0.39%) Derivative
10 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.80%) Linux
2 6 (2.34%) Ubuntu
3 5 (1.95%) Windows
4 4 (1.56%) CentOS
5 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.78%) Unix
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (48.05%) DevOps
2 87 (33.98%) Microservices
3 69 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (24.22%) Infrastructure as Code
5 30 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (11.72%) Software Engineering
6 23 (8.98%) High Availability
6 23 (8.98%) OO
7 20 (7.81%) TDD
8 18 (7.03%) Configuration Management
9 17 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (6.64%) Test Automation
10 16 (6.25%) Scrum
11 14 (5.47%) Event-Driven
11 14 (5.47%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 13 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (5.08%) Project Management
12 13 (5.08%) Tech Ops
13 12 (4.69%) Analytics
13 12 (4.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 104 (40.63%) Python
2 82 (32.03%) Java
3 32 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.98%) Bash Shell
5 17 (6.64%) Groovy
6 16 (6.25%) Java 11
6 16 (6.25%) SQL
7 13 (5.08%) TypeScript
8 12 (4.69%) C#
9 10 (3.91%) Go
9 10 (3.91%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.52%) Java 8
10 9 (3.52%) Ruby
11 6 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.95%) Scala
13 4 (1.56%) PHP
14 3 (1.17%) C++
15 2 (0.78%) AWK
15 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (10.55%) AWS Certification
2 13 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 13 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.13%) Degree
4 4 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.86%) QA
2 13 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.56%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) DICOM
5 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.39%) GDPR
5 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 142 (55.47%) Docker
2 12 (4.69%) Varnish
3 6 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.17%) Ceph
5 3 (1.17%) NFS
6 2 (0.78%) Postfix
7 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.39%) KVM
7 1 (0.39%) QEMU
7 1 (0.39%) Samba
7 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 136 (53.13%) Terraform
2 79 (30.86%) Kubernetes
3 63 (24.61%) Ansible
4 28 (10.94%) Prometheus
5 21 (8.20%) Puppet
6 16 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
6 16 (6.25%) Grafana
7 11 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (3.91%) Istio
8 10 (3.91%) Packer
9 9 (3.52%) Rancher
10 4 (1.56%) Kibana
11 3 (1.17%) logstash
11 3 (1.17%) Nagios
11 3 (1.17%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.78%) linkerd
12 2 (0.78%) Sysdig
12 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.39%) Consul
Vendors
1 15 (5.86%) Splunk
2 13 (5.08%) Oracle
3 11 (4.30%) CA
4 7 (2.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.34%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.34%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.95%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.95%) VMware
7 4 (1.56%) Google
8 3 (1.17%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.17%) ATG
8 3 (1.17%) Pega
8 3 (1.17%) SAP
8 3 (1.17%) WSO2
9 2 (0.78%) Adobe
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco
9 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.39%) BMC
10 1 (0.39%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.39%) Juniper