Period
to 24 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 284 189 259
Rank change year-on-year -95 +70 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 351 237 289
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.94% 1.35% 0.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.44% 3.59% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 201 206
10th Percentile £438 £425 £425
25th Percentile £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £563
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.22% +7.14%
75th Percentile £675 £648 £638
90th Percentile £720 £700 £700
England median daily rate £563 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £60.50 - -
Median hourly rate £61.00 - -
75th Percentile £61.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £61.00 - £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 14,411 6,608 10,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.75% 37.72% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,730 4,917 7,506
10th Percentile £388 £338 £313
25th Percentile £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £615
90th Percentile £750 £688 £700
England median daily rate £538 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 24 74
10th Percentile £13.88 £20.30 £15.73
25th Percentile £20.07 £22.44 £18.71
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +18.60% +14.94%
75th Percentile £55.00 £57.19 £42.93
90th Percentile £70.27 £68.00 £78.75
England median hourly rate £20.96 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.75% +10.00% +14.29%

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -42 48 £600 +9.09% 28
South London -17 9 £660 +14.78% 2
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 328 (93.45%) AWS
2 217 (61.82%) Amazon S3
3 183 (52.14%) Terraform
4 166 (47.29%) DevOps
5 161 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
6 157 (44.73%) Python
7 152 (43.30%) CI/CD
8 137 (39.03%) Serverless
9 133 (37.89%) AWS Lambda
10 128 (36.47%) Java
11 118 (33.62%) Amazon RDS
12 99 (28.21%) SQL
13 94 (26.78%) Linux
14 93 (26.50%) Docker
15 87 (24.79%) Finance
16 81 (23.08%) Kubernetes
17 77 (21.94%) AWS CloudFormation
17 77 (21.94%) JavaScript
18 76 (21.65%) Ansible
19 75 (21.37%) Infrastructure as Code
20 73 (20.80%) Amazon ECS
21 68 (19.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 68 (19.37%) Jenkins
22 67 (19.09%) Software Engineering
22 67 (19.09%) Amazon EKS
23 64 (18.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 63 (17.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
25 62 (17.66%) AngularJS
25 62 (17.66%) Azure
26 61 (17.38%) Microservices

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 31 (8.83%) Apache Spark
2 26 (7.41%) Apache
3 24 (6.84%) Apache Airflow
4 21 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (3.70%) JBoss
5 13 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.42%) Confluence
6 12 (3.42%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.85%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.28%) nginx
9 7 (1.99%) Traefik
10 5 (1.42%) CMS
10 5 (1.42%) IIS
11 4 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.85%) Drupal
12 3 (0.85%) Luigi
12 3 (0.85%) Moodle
12 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.85%) WordPress
13 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Cloudability
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 328 (93.45%) AWS
2 217 (61.82%) Amazon S3
3 137 (39.03%) Serverless
4 133 (37.89%) AWS Lambda
5 77 (21.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 73 (20.80%) Amazon ECS
7 68 (19.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 67 (19.09%) Amazon EKS
9 63 (17.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 62 (17.66%) Azure
11 54 (15.38%) Route 53
12 36 (10.26%) Amazon SQS
13 31 (8.83%) Amazon EMR
14 30 (8.55%) AWS CloudTrail
15 29 (8.26%) Amazon ELB
15 29 (8.26%) GitHub
16 25 (7.12%) GCP
17 19 (5.41%) OpenShift
17 19 (5.41%) PaaS
18 18 (5.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.97%) DNS
2 18 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 16 (4.56%) Firewall
4 12 (3.42%) VPN
5 10 (2.85%) SSL
6 6 (1.71%) Internet
6 6 (1.71%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (1.42%) FTP
7 5 (1.42%) Network Security
8 4 (1.14%) HTTP
8 4 (1.14%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.85%) SSH
10 2 (0.57%) 5G
10 2 (0.57%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.57%) Broadband
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.57%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.57%) Telnet
10 2 (0.57%) VLAN
10 2 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (33.62%) Amazon RDS
2 64 (18.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 45 (12.82%) Amazon Redshift
4 44 (12.54%) Amazon Athena
5 26 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 25 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (6.84%) MySQL
7 24 (6.84%) Tableau
8 21 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (5.41%) Hadoop
10 18 (5.13%) NoSQL
11 15 (4.27%) Big Data
12 14 (3.99%) Apache Ignite
13 13 (3.70%) Amazon Aurora
14 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (2.28%) Relational Database
15 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2019
16 7 (1.99%) Power BI
17 6 (1.71%) BigQuery
17 6 (1.71%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 68 (19.37%) Jenkins
2 36 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 35 (9.97%) GitLab
4 20 (5.70%) JIRA
5 17 (4.84%) Artifactory
6 13 (3.70%) CircleCI
6 13 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 12 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (2.85%) Bitbucket
8 10 (2.85%) Maven
8 10 (2.85%) SonarQube
9 8 (2.28%) Jasmine
9 8 (2.28%) Mocha
10 6 (1.71%) git-flow
11 5 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.42%) Terragrunt
11 5 (1.42%) webpack
12 3 (0.85%) DbUnit
12 3 (0.85%) jMock
12 3 (0.85%) Mockito
General
1 87 (24.79%) Finance
2 46 (13.11%) Social Skills
3 44 (12.54%) Front Office
4 24 (6.84%) Public Sector
5 15 (4.27%) Banking
6 12 (3.42%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.85%) Billing
8 9 (2.56%) Legal
9 7 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.42%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.14%) Back Office
12 4 (1.14%) Law
12 4 (1.14%) Marketing
13 3 (0.85%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.85%) Retail
14 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.57%) Publishing
14 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (25.93%) Developer
2 88 (25.07%) AWS Engineer
3 79 (22.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 55 (15.67%) AWS DevOps
5 44 (12.54%) Software Engineer
6 39 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 38 (10.83%) Architect
8 37 (10.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 37 (10.54%) Python Engineer
9 33 (9.40%) Python Developer
9 33 (9.40%) Python Software Engineer
10 26 (7.41%) AWS Architect
10 26 (7.41%) AWS Developer
10 26 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
11 25 (7.12%) Java Developer
12 22 (6.27%) Data Engineer
13 19 (5.41%) JavaScript Engineer
14 18 (5.13%) AWS Software Engineer
14 18 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (4.56%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.66%) AngularJS
2 56 (15.95%) React
3 39 (11.11%) Vue.js
4 24 (6.84%) RESTful
5 22 (6.27%) .NET
6 20 (5.70%) REST
6 20 (5.70%) Spring
7 18 (5.13%) CSS
7 18 (5.13%) Kafka
7 18 (5.13%) Node.js
8 17 (4.84%) Web Services
9 14 (3.99%) HTML
10 13 (3.70%) SOAP
11 12 (3.42%) Lambda Expressions
12 11 (3.13%) J2EE
12 11 (3.13%) J2SE
13 10 (2.85%) .NET Core
13 10 (2.85%) Elastic Stack
13 10 (2.85%) Hibernate
13 10 (2.85%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.69%) Equities
1 34 (9.69%) Fixed Income
1 34 (9.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 33 (9.40%) Derivative
3 20 (5.70%) Public Cloud
4 17 (4.84%) Cloud Native
5 15 (4.27%) PKI
6 12 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (3.42%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.28%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.28%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.99%) Clustering
11 5 (1.42%) Life Science
11 5 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.42%) Video on Demand
12 4 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.85%) DataPower
13 3 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 94 (26.78%) Linux
2 31 (8.83%) Windows
3 30 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (7.69%) Unix
5 17 (4.84%) CentOS
6 9 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.28%) Amazon Linux
7 8 (2.28%) Debian
7 8 (2.28%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (1.99%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.99%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.85%) VMS
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.28%) Android
11 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (47.29%) DevOps
2 161 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (43.30%) CI/CD
4 75 (21.37%) Infrastructure as Code
5 67 (19.09%) Software Engineering
6 61 (17.38%) Microservices
7 57 (16.24%) Full Stack Development
8 48 (13.68%) Asset Management
9 35 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (9.12%) Migration
11 25 (7.12%) Scrum
12 22 (6.27%) Analytics
12 22 (6.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 21 (5.98%) Continuous Deployment
13 21 (5.98%) Data Protection
14 20 (5.70%) TDD
15 19 (5.41%) Configuration Management
15 19 (5.41%) Decision-Making
16 18 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (4.84%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 157 (44.73%) Python
2 128 (36.47%) Java
3 99 (28.21%) SQL
4 77 (21.94%) JavaScript
5 44 (12.54%) TypeScript
6 41 (11.68%) Bash
7 33 (9.40%) Kotlin
8 30 (8.55%) PowerShell
9 24 (6.84%) Ruby
10 22 (6.27%) C#
11 19 (5.41%) Go
12 12 (3.42%) PHP
12 12 (3.42%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.85%) Scala
14 9 (2.56%) Java 8
15 8 (2.28%) Perl
16 7 (1.99%) Java 11
17 6 (1.71%) T-SQL
18 5 (1.42%) C++
19 3 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 46 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 45 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.13%) AWS Certification
4 10 (2.85%) Degree
5 6 (1.71%) CISSP
5 6 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.14%) MCTS
7 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.57%) RHCE
9 1 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.28%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.85%) NCSC
2 9 (2.56%) QA
3 8 (2.28%) Accessibility
3 8 (2.28%) GDPR
3 8 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.71%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.42%) NIST
5 5 (1.42%) NIST 800
6 4 (1.14%) SLA
7 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.28%) IFRS
8 1 (0.28%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 93 (26.50%) Docker
2 21 (5.98%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.14%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.57%) Postfix
7 1 (0.28%) HDFS
7 1 (0.28%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.28%) KVM
7 1 (0.28%) NFS
7 1 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 183 (52.14%) Terraform
2 81 (23.08%) Kubernetes
3 76 (21.65%) Ansible
4 30 (8.55%) Prometheus
5 25 (7.12%) Puppet
6 15 (4.27%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (3.70%) HAProxy
7 13 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (3.42%) Packer
9 10 (2.85%) Grafana
10 8 (2.28%) Consul
10 8 (2.28%) Istio
10 8 (2.28%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.99%) Graphite
11 7 (1.99%) linkerd
11 7 (1.99%) Podman
12 6 (1.71%) Kibana
13 4 (1.14%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.85%) Nagios
14 3 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (7.98%) Splunk
2 20 (5.70%) Oracle
2 20 (5.70%) Red Hat
3 19 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.41%) VMware
4 9 (2.56%) IBM
5 8 (2.28%) Google
5 8 (2.28%) PagerDuty
6 6 (1.71%) Citrix
7 5 (1.42%) CA
7 5 (1.42%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.42%) MuleSoft
7 5 (1.42%) NetApp
7 5 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.14%) Actifio
8 4 (1.14%) Databricks
8 4 (1.14%) F5
8 4 (1.14%) New Relic
8 4 (1.14%) Veritas
9 3 (0.85%) Cisco