Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 248 250 276
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26 +19
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 283 500 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.95% 1.13% 0.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.78% 4.04% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 399 336
London median daily rate £563 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £413
90th Percentile £700 £625 £653
England median daily rate £545 £525 £511
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.69% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £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 10,169 12,381 9,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.07% 28.03% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,281 9,080 7,264
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 83 88
London median hourly rate £22.93 £19.85 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -12.75% -9.00%
10th Percentile £16.48 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £61.85 £58.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -7.89% -

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in London

Amazon EC2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in London.

Contractor 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 19 January 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 +54 51 £563 +7.14% 33
South London -12 39 £525 - 4
West London +17 9 £500 +5.26% 7
North London +16 1 £600 +9.09% 1
East London +2 1 £525 -4.55% 12
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 267 (94.35%) AWS
2 174 (61.48%) DevOps
3 161 (56.89%) Amazon S3
4 153 (54.06%) Amazon RDS
5 144 (50.88%) Docker
5 144 (50.88%) Serverless
6 142 (50.18%) AWS Lambda
7 140 (49.47%) Terraform
8 135 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
8 135 (47.70%) Python
9 121 (42.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 120 (42.40%) Java
11 103 (36.40%) Jenkins
12 100 (35.34%) Web Services
13 97 (34.28%) Git (software)
14 94 (33.22%) Linux
14 94 (33.22%) Kubernetes
15 90 (31.80%) Amazon SQS
16 84 (29.68%) Amazon ECS
17 69 (24.38%) Ansible
18 68 (24.03%) Finance
19 60 (21.20%) Software Engineering
20 58 (20.49%) Amazon Redshift
21 55 (19.43%) Security Cleared
22 54 (19.08%) J2EE
22 54 (19.08%) OpenShift
23 52 (18.37%) Asset Management
24 51 (18.02%) Microservices
25 50 (17.67%) Decision-Making
26 49 (17.31%) Scrum

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 34 (12.01%) Confluence
2 27 (9.54%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.89%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.12%) Apache
5 4 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.06%) Moodle
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.71%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.71%) Hyperledger
7 2 (0.71%) nginx
7 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.06%) InDesign
1 3 (1.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.71%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 267 (94.35%) AWS
2 161 (56.89%) Amazon S3
3 144 (50.88%) Serverless
4 142 (50.18%) AWS Lambda
5 121 (42.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 90 (31.80%) Amazon SQS
7 84 (29.68%) Amazon ECS
8 54 (19.08%) OpenShift
9 47 (16.61%) Route 53
9 47 (16.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 34 (12.01%) Amazon ELB
10 34 (12.01%) GitHub
11 28 (9.89%) CloudFront
12 26 (9.19%) AWS CodePipeline
13 16 (5.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 15 (5.30%) Amazon EMR
14 15 (5.30%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (4.59%) AWS CodeDeploy
16 12 (4.24%) Azure
17 9 (3.18%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.95%) VPN
2 6 (2.12%) Network Security
3 5 (1.77%) Firewall
4 3 (1.06%) DNS
4 3 (1.06%) DSL
5 2 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.71%) IPsec
5 2 (0.71%) LAN
5 2 (0.71%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 2 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.71%) SNMP
5 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.71%) WAN
5 2 (0.71%) X.509
6 1 (0.35%) Internet
6 1 (0.35%) Intranet
6 1 (0.35%) Skype
6 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (54.06%) Amazon RDS
2 58 (20.49%) Amazon Redshift
3 37 (13.07%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (7.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 19 (6.71%) MySQL
6 13 (4.59%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.24%) Big Data
8 11 (3.89%) Amazon Athena
9 10 (3.53%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.47%) SQL Server
11 6 (2.12%) Redis
12 5 (1.77%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.77%) HBase
12 5 (1.77%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.41%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.41%) Snowflake Schema
14 3 (1.06%) MariaDB
14 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 103 (36.40%) Jenkins
2 97 (34.28%) Git (software)
3 48 (16.96%) Artifactory
4 36 (12.72%) JIRA
5 35 (12.37%) RStudio
6 28 (9.89%) Maven
6 28 (9.89%) SonarQube
7 25 (8.83%) JUnit
8 24 (8.48%) Mockito
9 22 (7.77%) DbUnit
9 22 (7.77%) jMock
10 19 (6.71%) CircleCI
11 16 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (5.30%) Bitbucket
12 15 (5.30%) GitLab
13 8 (2.83%) Subversion
14 7 (2.47%) Gradle
15 5 (1.77%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.77%) JMeter
16 4 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 68 (24.03%) Finance
2 46 (16.25%) Front Office
3 14 (4.95%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.47%) Publishing
5 6 (2.12%) Banking
6 5 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.41%) Billing
7 4 (1.41%) Retail
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 104 (36.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 92 (32.51%) Developer
3 84 (29.68%) AWS Engineer
4 60 (21.20%) AWS DevOps
5 56 (19.79%) Java Developer
6 55 (19.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 39 (13.78%) AWS Developer
8 28 (9.89%) Python Engineer
9 27 (9.54%) Lead Developer
10 25 (8.83%) Java Software Developer
10 25 (8.83%) Lead Java Developer
10 25 (8.83%) Lead Software Developer
11 23 (8.13%) Python Developer
12 22 (7.77%) J2EE Developer
12 22 (7.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 19 (6.71%) Data Engineer
14 18 (6.36%) Senior Developer
15 17 (6.01%) Cloud Engineer
15 17 (6.01%) Java Engineer
15 17 (6.01%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (35.34%) Web Services
2 54 (19.08%) J2EE
3 39 (13.78%) J2SE
4 28 (9.89%) RESTful
5 27 (9.54%) Spring
6 24 (8.48%) REST
6 24 (8.48%) SOAP
7 22 (7.77%) PowerMock
8 19 (6.71%) Elastic Stack
9 17 (6.01%) Spring Boot
10 16 (5.65%) Node.js
11 15 (5.30%) Apache Camel
11 15 (5.30%) Hibernate
12 14 (4.95%) AngularJS
13 11 (3.89%) JPA
14 9 (3.18%) Kafka
15 8 (2.83%) CSS
15 8 (2.83%) HTML
16 7 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
16 7 (2.47%) React
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.25%) Fixed Income
2 41 (14.49%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (7.77%) Derivative
3 22 (7.77%) Equities
4 18 (6.36%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.59%) Cloud Native
6 10 (3.53%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.47%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.77%) PKI
10 4 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.06%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.06%) NHS
11 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.06%) SCORM
11 3 (1.06%) User Experience
12 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (33.22%) Linux
2 34 (12.01%) Windows
3 21 (7.42%) Unix
4 17 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (6.01%) Windows Server
5 16 (5.65%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.83%) Debian
7 5 (1.77%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.71%) CentOS
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (61.48%) DevOps
2 135 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (21.20%) Software Engineering
4 52 (18.37%) Asset Management
5 51 (18.02%) Microservices
6 50 (17.67%) Decision-Making
7 49 (17.31%) Scrum
8 46 (16.25%) Deployment Automation
9 45 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (15.55%) Infrastructure as Code
11 36 (12.72%) Configuration Management
12 32 (11.31%) TDD
13 30 (10.60%) Kanban
13 30 (10.60%) Open Source
14 29 (10.25%) Migration
15 26 (9.19%) BDD
16 24 (8.48%) E-Commerce
17 21 (7.42%) Infrastructure Automation
18 16 (5.65%) Continuous Delivery
18 16 (5.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 135 (47.70%) Python
2 120 (42.40%) Java
3 46 (16.25%) R
4 30 (10.60%) SQL
5 27 (9.54%) Bash Shell
6 25 (8.83%) JavaScript
7 17 (6.01%) Ruby
7 17 (6.01%) Scala
8 13 (4.59%) Groovy
8 13 (4.59%) PHP
9 12 (4.24%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.89%) Java 8
11 5 (1.77%) C#
11 5 (1.77%) Go
11 5 (1.77%) Perl
12 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.71%) C
13 2 (0.71%) C++
14 1 (0.35%) Lua
14 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (19.43%) Security Cleared
2 47 (16.61%) SC Cleared
3 35 (12.37%) AWS Certification
4 13 (4.59%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.77%) Degree
6 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.41%) HIPAA
1 4 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) PSD2
System Software
1 144 (50.88%) Docker
2 27 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.30%) vSphere
4 13 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (4.24%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.47%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.47%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 140 (49.47%) Terraform
2 94 (33.22%) Kubernetes
3 69 (24.38%) Ansible
4 43 (15.19%) Puppet
5 27 (9.54%) Packer
6 19 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (5.30%) Prometheus
8 14 (4.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 14 (4.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 9 (3.18%) Istio
10 7 (2.47%) Kibana
10 7 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (2.12%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.41%) Grafana
13 3 (1.06%) Consul
13 3 (1.06%) Fluentd
14 2 (0.71%) Nagios
15 1 (0.35%) CloudForms
15 1 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
15 1 (0.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 27 (9.54%) VMware
2 12 (4.24%) Splunk
3 11 (3.89%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.47%) Teradata
5 6 (2.12%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.12%) Oracle
6 5 (1.77%) Ping Identity
7 4 (1.41%) Adobe
7 4 (1.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.41%) Okta
8 3 (1.06%) Google
8 3 (1.06%) SAP
9 2 (0.71%) HP
9 2 (0.71%) IBM
9 2 (0.71%) Murex
9 2 (0.71%) OpenText
9 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.71%) Sophos
9 2 (0.71%) Tableau
9 2 (0.71%) Talend