Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 219 265
Rank change year-on-year +2 +46 +10
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 223 320 446
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.14% 1.14% 1.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.02% 3.30% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 253 345
Median daily rate £538 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £438 £456 £425
90th Percentile £700 £700 £654
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 7,382 9,684 12,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.65% 34.36% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,390 7,161 9,306
Median daily rate £510 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £338
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £490 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 71 63
Median hourly rate £42.00 £22.33 £18.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.09% +19.03% -17.54%
10th Percentile £20.80 £16.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.36 £78.75 £34.51
Median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.29% -2.78%

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 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
Central London +60 31 £550 -3.30% 22
South London +29 16 £548 +4.29% 4
West London +36 3 - - 4
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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.

1 221 (99.10%) AWS
2 167 (74.89%) Amazon S3
3 144 (64.57%) Python
4 138 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (60.09%) Serverless
6 129 (57.85%) AWS Lambda
7 98 (43.95%) Java
8 92 (41.26%) SQL
9 86 (38.57%) Finance
10 85 (38.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 77 (34.53%) DevOps
12 76 (34.08%) Web Services
13 73 (32.74%) JavaScript
14 72 (32.29%) React
15 70 (31.39%) AngularJS
16 68 (30.49%) Front Office
17 65 (29.15%) Vue.js
17 65 (29.15%) Software Engineering
18 64 (28.70%) Amazon RDS
19 63 (28.25%) Kotlin
19 63 (28.25%) Derivative
19 63 (28.25%) Asset Management
19 63 (28.25%) Fixed Income
19 63 (28.25%) Equities
19 63 (28.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 56 (25.11%) TypeScript
21 50 (22.42%) Terraform
22 48 (21.52%) Hedge funds
23 45 (20.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 44 (19.73%) AWS CloudFormation

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 32 (14.35%) Apache
2 21 (9.42%) Apache Spark
3 17 (7.62%) Confluence
4 10 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (4.04%) SAS
6 4 (1.79%) nginx
7 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.90%) IIS
7 2 (0.90%) Jetty
7 2 (0.90%) Mongrel
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.45%) Drupal
8 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 221 (99.10%) AWS
2 167 (74.89%) Amazon S3
3 134 (60.09%) Serverless
4 129 (57.85%) AWS Lambda
5 45 (20.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 44 (19.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (13.00%) Amazon ECS
7 29 (13.00%) Route 53
8 26 (11.66%) Amazon SQS
9 25 (11.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 25 (11.21%) Amazon EKS
10 24 (10.76%) Amazon EMR
11 19 (8.52%) Amazon ELB
11 19 (8.52%) AWS CodePipeline
11 19 (8.52%) GitHub
12 18 (8.07%) CloudFront
13 17 (7.62%) Amazon Glacier
14 16 (7.17%) Amazon Kinesis
15 15 (6.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 13 (5.83%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.93%) DNS
1 11 (4.93%) Internet
2 8 (3.59%) SSL
3 7 (3.14%) Firewall
3 7 (3.14%) VPN
4 6 (2.69%) HTTP
4 6 (2.69%) Network Security
5 4 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.79%) DHCP
5 4 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (1.79%) FTP
5 4 (1.79%) WAN
6 3 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.35%) SSH
6 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.90%) DMZ
7 2 (0.90%) IPsec
7 2 (0.90%) SMTP
8 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (38.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 64 (28.70%) Amazon RDS
3 30 (13.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 22 (9.87%) Amazon Athena
4 22 (9.87%) Apache Ignite
5 20 (8.97%) Big Data
6 18 (8.07%) MySQL
6 18 (8.07%) NoSQL
7 17 (7.62%) Hadoop
7 17 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (7.62%) Relational Database
7 17 (7.62%) SQL Server
8 15 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (6.73%) Tableau
9 10 (4.48%) Amazon Aurora
9 10 (4.48%) Looker
9 10 (4.48%) Redis
10 9 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (4.04%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.14%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 43 (19.28%) Jenkins
2 26 (11.66%) Git (software)
3 24 (10.76%) JIRA
4 11 (4.93%) CircleCI
5 9 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (4.04%) Maven
6 6 (2.69%) Selenium
7 5 (2.24%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.24%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.79%) Hudson
9 3 (1.35%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.35%) Mocha
9 3 (1.35%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.35%) Sublime Text
10 2 (0.90%) GitLab
10 2 (0.90%) Terragrunt
10 2 (0.90%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.45%) GoCD
11 1 (0.45%) Postman
General
1 86 (38.57%) Finance
2 68 (30.49%) Front Office
3 13 (5.83%) Banking
4 12 (5.38%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Hebrew Language
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Police
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (46.64%) Developer
2 67 (30.04%) Python Developer
3 66 (29.60%) Python Engineer
4 62 (27.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 62 (27.80%) Software Engineer
5 54 (24.22%) Python Software Engineer
6 42 (18.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 41 (18.39%) JavaScript Engineer
8 40 (17.94%) AWS Engineer
9 39 (17.49%) DevOps Engineer
10 25 (11.21%) Full Stack Developer
11 24 (10.76%) Architect
12 23 (10.31%) Data Engineer
13 22 (9.87%) Java Developer
14 14 (6.28%) AWS Developer
15 12 (5.38%) AWS DevOps
16 10 (4.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 10 (4.48%) Django Developer
16 10 (4.48%) Python/Django Developer
16 10 (4.48%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (34.08%) Web Services
2 72 (32.29%) React
3 70 (31.39%) AngularJS
4 65 (29.15%) Vue.js
5 27 (12.11%) Kafka
6 18 (8.07%) .NET
7 16 (7.17%) Elastic Stack
8 12 (5.38%) Spring
9 11 (4.93%) Django
9 11 (4.93%) Node.js
10 8 (3.59%) GraphQL
11 7 (3.14%) CSS
11 7 (3.14%) HTML
12 6 (2.69%) JSON
13 5 (2.24%) REST
13 5 (2.24%) RESTful
14 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
14 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (1.79%) Entity Framework
14 4 (1.79%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 63 (28.25%) Derivative
1 63 (28.25%) Equities
1 63 (28.25%) Fixed Income
1 63 (28.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 48 (21.52%) Hedge funds
3 25 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.83%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.93%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.14%) User Experience
7 5 (2.24%) Replication
8 4 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.35%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.35%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.90%) PKI
10 2 (0.90%) Robotics
10 2 (0.90%) Social Media
11 1 (0.45%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.73%) Linux
2 10 (4.48%) Windows
3 7 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.79%) Unix
5 3 (1.35%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.45%) CentOS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (34.53%) DevOps
3 65 (29.15%) Software Engineering
4 63 (28.25%) Asset Management
5 42 (18.83%) Microservices
6 21 (9.42%) Infrastructure as Code
7 18 (8.07%) Migration
8 17 (7.62%) Data Science
9 16 (7.17%) Analytics
10 12 (5.38%) Deployment Automation
10 12 (5.38%) Insurtech
10 12 (5.38%) Scrum
11 11 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (4.93%) Configuration Management
11 11 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.93%) Machine Learning
11 11 (4.93%) Open Source
11 11 (4.93%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (4.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 144 (64.57%) Python
2 98 (43.95%) Java
3 92 (41.26%) SQL
4 73 (32.74%) JavaScript
5 63 (28.25%) Kotlin
6 56 (25.11%) TypeScript
7 26 (11.66%) Scala
8 22 (9.87%) Clojure
9 21 (9.42%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.38%) Java 8
11 11 (4.93%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.59%) PHP
12 8 (3.59%) R
13 7 (3.14%) Ruby
14 5 (2.24%) C#
15 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.90%) C++
16 2 (0.90%) Groovy
17 1 (0.45%) Go
17 1 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (12.11%) SC Cleared
1 27 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.83%) AWS Certification
3 8 (3.59%) Degree
4 7 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.79%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.45%) CCA
6 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) VCAP
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) GDPR
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) NIST
3 1 (0.45%) NIST 800
System Software
1 39 (17.49%) Docker
2 8 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.79%) HDFS
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.90%) UAG
6 2 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (22.42%) Terraform
2 39 (17.49%) Ansible
3 36 (16.14%) Kubernetes
4 29 (13.00%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (11.21%) Puppet
6 8 (3.59%) Packer
7 5 (2.24%) Kibana
8 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (1.79%) Foglight
8 4 (1.79%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.90%) Consul
9 2 (0.90%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.90%) vRealize
10 1 (0.45%) Grafana
10 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.45%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.45%) Rancher
10 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (6.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.48%) Oracle
3 8 (3.59%) VMware
4 7 (3.14%) Adobe
4 7 (3.14%) Informatica
5 5 (2.24%) Cisco
5 5 (2.24%) Talend
6 4 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.79%) F5
6 4 (1.79%) Palo Alto
6 4 (1.79%) Splunk
7 3 (1.35%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.35%) Google
7 3 (1.35%) Teradata
7 3 (1.35%) Vertica
8 2 (0.90%) Databricks
8 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.90%) SAP
9 1 (0.45%) Dell
9 1 (0.45%) EMC