Period
to 20 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 20 October 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 232 229
Rank change year-on-year +78 -3 +93
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 245 396 575
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.75% 1.08% 1.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.96% 3.31% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 254 470
Median daily rate £550 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £438 £431 £425
90th Percentile £725 £675 £626
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £105.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

Amazon EC2 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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 4,936 11,976 12,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.17% 32.71% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,441 8,634 8,916
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £476
% change year-on-year - +5.04% +2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 104 76
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% -6.54%
10th Percentile £22.40 £17.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £42.10 £54.98 £82.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year +52.64% +31.03% -12.50%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EC2 in London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in London

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EC2 in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon EC2 in London.

Hourly rate trend for Amazon EC2 in London

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the London region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Central London +81 22 £538 -6.52% 12
South London +7 10 £513 -2.38% 2
East London +48 2 £700 +27.27% 1
West London +52 1 - - 6
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 London region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 245 (100.00%) AWS
2 194 (79.18%) Amazon S3
3 174 (71.02%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (67.35%) Python
4 165 (67.35%) Serverless
5 156 (63.67%) AWS Lambda
6 139 (56.73%) Java
7 133 (54.29%) Finance
8 129 (52.65%) Web Services
9 121 (49.39%) Software Engineering
10 115 (46.94%) DevOps
11 114 (46.53%) Derivative
11 114 (46.53%) Front Office
11 114 (46.53%) Asset Management
11 114 (46.53%) Fixed Income
11 114 (46.53%) Equities
12 102 (41.63%) Kubernetes
13 101 (41.22%) Amazon RDS
14 99 (40.41%) Docker
15 96 (39.18%) Terraform
16 91 (37.14%) Jenkins
17 86 (35.10%) AWS CloudFormation
18 85 (34.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 82 (33.47%) SQL
20 77 (31.43%) JavaScript
21 68 (27.76%) React
21 68 (27.76%) Amazon ECS
22 66 (26.94%) AngularJS
23 65 (26.53%) Vue.js
24 63 (25.71%) Kotlin

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 17 (6.94%) Apache
2 16 (6.53%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.49%) Confluence
4 10 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.27%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.63%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.22%) nginx
7 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.82%) IIS
8 2 (0.82%) Jetty
8 2 (0.82%) Mongrel
8 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.41%) CMS
9 1 (0.41%) Drupal
9 1 (0.41%) Luigi
9 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 245 (100.00%) AWS
2 194 (79.18%) Amazon S3
3 165 (67.35%) Serverless
4 156 (63.67%) AWS Lambda
5 86 (35.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 68 (27.76%) Amazon ECS
7 62 (25.31%) Amazon SQS
8 55 (22.45%) OpenShift
9 47 (19.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 27 (11.02%) Route 53
11 26 (10.61%) Azure
12 25 (10.20%) Amazon EKS
13 22 (8.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (4.90%) CloudFront
15 11 (4.49%) Amazon Cognito
15 11 (4.49%) Amazon ELB
16 10 (4.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 10 (4.08%) AWS CloudTrail
16 10 (4.08%) AWS CodePipeline
17 9 (3.67%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.53%) Firewall
2 10 (4.08%) VPN
3 8 (3.27%) DNS
4 6 (2.45%) HTTP
4 6 (2.45%) Internet
4 6 (2.45%) SSL
5 5 (2.04%) Network Security
6 4 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.63%) DHCP
6 4 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (1.63%) FTP
6 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.63%) WAN
7 3 (1.22%) Skype
7 3 (1.22%) SSH
8 2 (0.82%) IPsec
8 2 (0.82%) SMTP
9 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (41.22%) Amazon RDS
2 85 (34.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 61 (24.90%) Amazon Redshift
4 20 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.71%) Apache Ignite
5 14 (5.71%) Big Data
6 13 (5.31%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.08%) MySQL
8 9 (3.67%) Hadoop
8 9 (3.67%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.27%) Amazon Aurora
9 8 (3.27%) ArangoDB
9 8 (3.27%) Redis
10 7 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (2.04%) Data Lake
11 5 (2.04%) Looker
11 5 (2.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 91 (37.14%) Jenkins
2 54 (22.04%) Artifactory
3 36 (14.69%) RStudio
4 23 (9.39%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.71%) JIRA
6 13 (5.31%) Maven
7 7 (2.86%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.45%) Selenium
9 5 (2.04%) Terragrunt
10 4 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.63%) DbUnit
10 4 (1.63%) Hudson
10 4 (1.63%) jMock
10 4 (1.63%) JUnit
10 4 (1.63%) Mockito
10 4 (1.63%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.22%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.22%) Postman
General
1 133 (54.29%) Finance
2 114 (46.53%) Front Office
3 35 (14.29%) Banking
4 27 (11.02%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.71%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.63%) Games
7 3 (1.22%) Retail
8 2 (0.82%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Police
9 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (45.71%) Developer
2 72 (29.39%) Python Engineer
3 62 (25.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 62 (25.31%) Software Engineer
4 59 (24.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 57 (23.27%) Python Developer
6 54 (22.04%) AWS Engineer
7 48 (19.59%) AWS DevOps
8 43 (17.55%) Java Developer
9 40 (16.33%) Python Software Engineer
10 39 (15.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 30 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
12 29 (11.84%) AWS Developer
12 29 (11.84%) Java Software Developer
12 29 (11.84%) JavaScript Engineer
13 23 (9.39%) Java Engineer
14 22 (8.98%) Architect
15 21 (8.57%) Lead Developer
15 21 (8.57%) Lead Java Developer
15 21 (8.57%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (52.65%) Web Services
2 68 (27.76%) React
3 66 (26.94%) AngularJS
4 65 (26.53%) Vue.js
5 47 (19.18%) J2EE
6 43 (17.55%) J2SE
7 26 (10.61%) Kafka
8 15 (6.12%) .NET
9 13 (5.31%) Elastic Stack
9 13 (5.31%) REST
10 12 (4.90%) GraphQL
11 11 (4.49%) Spring
12 8 (3.27%) Spark Streaming
13 7 (2.86%) .NET Core
13 7 (2.86%) .NET Framework
13 7 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (2.86%) CSS
13 7 (2.86%) Entity Framework
13 7 (2.86%) HTML
13 7 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 114 (46.53%) Derivative
1 114 (46.53%) Equities
1 114 (46.53%) Fixed Income
2 63 (25.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 61 (24.90%) Hedge funds
4 19 (7.76%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.49%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.04%) User Experience
7 4 (1.63%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.63%) PKI
8 3 (1.22%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.82%) Social Media
10 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.00%) Linux
2 11 (4.49%) CentOS
2 11 (4.49%) Windows
3 7 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.63%) Debian
4 4 (1.63%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (1.22%) CoreOS
5 3 (1.22%) Unix
6 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (71.02%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (49.39%) Software Engineering
3 115 (46.94%) DevOps
4 114 (46.53%) Asset Management
5 61 (24.90%) Deployment Automation
6 54 (22.04%) Decision-Making
7 39 (15.92%) Microservices
8 38 (15.51%) Infrastructure Automation
9 27 (11.02%) Investment Management
10 26 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (9.39%) Infrastructure as Code
12 20 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.12%) Migration
13 15 (6.12%) Scrum
14 14 (5.71%) Data Science
14 14 (5.71%) TDD
15 13 (5.31%) Open Source
16 11 (4.49%) BDD
16 11 (4.49%) Computer Science
16 11 (4.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 165 (67.35%) Python
2 139 (56.73%) Java
3 82 (33.47%) SQL
4 77 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 63 (25.71%) Kotlin
6 40 (16.33%) TypeScript
7 36 (14.69%) R
8 23 (9.39%) Bash Shell
9 16 (6.53%) Scala
10 14 (5.71%) C#
10 14 (5.71%) Clojure
11 11 (4.49%) PHP
12 10 (4.08%) Java 8
13 8 (3.27%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.63%) Perl
14 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.22%) C++
15 3 (1.22%) Ruby
15 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (15.10%) Security Cleared
2 33 (13.47%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.90%) AWS Certification
4 10 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (4.08%) Degree
5 8 (3.27%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.27%) NCSC
2 7 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.63%) QA
4 3 (1.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.41%) NIST
5 1 (0.41%) NIST 800
System Software
1 99 (40.41%) Docker
2 9 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.22%) Gluster
3 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.82%) Postfix
4 2 (0.82%) Xen
5 1 (0.41%) HDFS
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 102 (41.63%) Kubernetes
2 96 (39.18%) Terraform
3 34 (13.88%) Ansible
4 17 (6.94%) Puppet
5 13 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (5.31%) Packer
6 12 (4.90%) Consul
7 5 (2.04%) Kibana
8 4 (1.63%) Rundeck
9 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.82%) Grafana
10 2 (0.82%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 1 (0.41%) Foglight
11 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (3.27%) Red Hat
2 6 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (2.45%) SAP
2 6 (2.45%) Splunk
2 6 (2.45%) Tableau
2 6 (2.45%) VMware
3 5 (2.04%) Google
3 5 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.04%) MuleSoft
4 4 (1.63%) CheckPoint
4 4 (1.63%) Cisco
4 4 (1.63%) Cloudera
4 4 (1.63%) F5
4 4 (1.63%) Palo Alto
5 3 (1.22%) Dynatrace
5 3 (1.22%) Informatica
5 3 (1.22%) Oracle
5 3 (1.22%) Talend
6 2 (0.82%) Citrix
6 2 (0.82%) Databricks