Period
to 20 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 257 326
Rank change year-on-year +63 +69 +49
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 577 490 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.40% 1.05% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.40% 4.21% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 386 227
London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £450 £456 £400
90th Percentile £675 £636 £606
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
London median hourly rate £52.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% - -
England median hourly rate £52.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +62.50% -8.57% -

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 13,108 11,635 7,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.88% 25.02% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,471 8,556 5,172
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 61
London median hourly rate £24.50 £23.48 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.37% +9.19% -11.34%
10th Percentile £14.35 £14.91 £12.88
90th Percentile £70.00 £90.58 £107.50
England median hourly rate £23.90 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +19.48% -4.76% +10.53%

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 20 July 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 July 2019. 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 +8 85 £600 +9.09% 46
South London +49 66 £525 +9.09% 4
West London +22 14 £525 +5.00% 8
East London -4 9 £525 - 6
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 571 (98.96%) Amazon AWS
2 423 (73.31%) Amazon S3
3 352 (61.01%) Amazon RDS
4 350 (60.66%) DevOps
5 341 (59.10%) Agile Software Development
6 336 (58.23%) Java
7 317 (54.94%) AWS Lambda
8 315 (54.59%) Serverless
9 304 (52.69%) Terraform
10 282 (48.87%) Docker
11 263 (45.58%) Python
12 241 (41.77%) Kubernetes
13 236 (40.90%) Web Services
14 211 (36.57%) Finance
15 208 (36.05%) Amazon SQS
16 200 (34.66%) Jenkins
17 199 (34.49%) AWS CloudFormation
18 198 (34.32%) Linux
19 185 (32.06%) Ansible
20 172 (29.81%) Amazon ECS
21 165 (28.60%) Amazon Redshift
22 164 (28.42%) Software Engineering
23 162 (28.08%) J2EE
24 156 (27.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
25 152 (26.34%) Git (software)
26 143 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
27 142 (24.61%) Asset Management
28 138 (23.92%) Open Source
29 134 (23.22%) Artifactory
30 114 (19.76%) OpenShift

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 86 (14.90%) Apache
2 49 (8.49%) Confluence
3 33 (5.72%) nginx
4 30 (5.20%) Apache Spark
5 28 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (3.81%) IIS
6 22 (3.81%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.25%) Apache Solr
8 12 (2.08%) Jetty
9 11 (1.91%) Mongrel
9 11 (1.91%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.87%) WildFly
11 4 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.69%) Moodle
12 3 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.52%) Drupal
12 3 (0.52%) WordPress
13 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.35%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 571 (98.96%) Amazon AWS
2 423 (73.31%) Amazon S3
3 317 (54.94%) AWS Lambda
4 315 (54.59%) Serverless
5 208 (36.05%) Amazon SQS
6 199 (34.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 172 (29.81%) Amazon ECS
8 156 (27.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 114 (19.76%) OpenShift
10 111 (19.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 98 (16.98%) Route 53
12 87 (15.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 82 (14.21%) Amazon ELB
14 61 (10.57%) CloudFront
15 48 (8.32%) GitHub
16 33 (5.72%) AWS CloudTrail
17 32 (5.55%) Amazon EMR
17 32 (5.55%) Google Cloud Platform
18 29 (5.03%) Amazon Glacier
19 25 (4.33%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.55%) DNS
2 27 (4.68%) Firewall
3 25 (4.33%) VPN
4 21 (3.64%) DHCP
5 20 (3.47%) SSL
5 20 (3.47%) TCP/IP
6 19 (3.29%) HTTP
7 18 (3.12%) IPsec
8 13 (2.25%) Network Security
9 11 (1.91%) FTP
10 8 (1.39%) DMZ
11 7 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.21%) WAN
12 4 (0.69%) LAN
13 3 (0.52%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.35%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.35%) Wireless
15 1 (0.17%) SMTP
15 1 (0.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (61.01%) Amazon RDS
2 165 (28.60%) Amazon Redshift
3 62 (10.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 57 (9.88%) MySQL
5 53 (9.19%) Big Data
6 50 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (8.32%) Relational Database
8 37 (6.41%) MongoDB
9 30 (5.20%) Hadoop
10 29 (5.03%) NoSQL
10 29 (5.03%) SQL Server
11 20 (3.47%) RDBMS
11 20 (3.47%) Redis
12 13 (2.25%) Amazon Athena
12 13 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.08%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
16 4 (0.69%) Data Lake
16 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 200 (34.66%) Jenkins
2 152 (26.34%) Git (software)
3 134 (23.22%) Artifactory
4 74 (12.82%) RStudio
5 66 (11.44%) GitLab
6 57 (9.88%) Maven
7 53 (9.19%) JIRA
8 48 (8.32%) Mockito
9 40 (6.93%) Travis CI
10 39 (6.76%) JUnit
11 38 (6.59%) Bitbucket
12 33 (5.72%) SonarQube
13 32 (5.55%) jMock
14 31 (5.37%) DbUnit
15 17 (2.95%) Selenium
16 16 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (2.60%) Cucumber
18 14 (2.43%) Subversion
19 13 (2.25%) EasyMock
20 10 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 211 (36.57%) Finance
2 77 (13.34%) Front Office
3 15 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 14 (2.43%) Banking
4 14 (2.43%) Retail
5 11 (1.91%) Games
6 8 (1.39%) Billing
7 7 (1.21%) Marketing
8 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.52%) Electronics
9 3 (0.52%) Law
9 3 (0.52%) Legal
9 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 265 (45.93%) Developer
2 172 (29.81%) AWS Engineer
3 144 (24.96%) AWS Developer
4 135 (23.40%) Java Developer
5 123 (21.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 110 (19.06%) AWS DevOps
7 79 (13.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 74 (12.82%) Senior Developer
9 59 (10.23%) Angular Developer
10 47 (8.15%) JavaScript Developer
11 46 (7.97%) Java Software Developer
12 45 (7.80%) Lead Developer
13 43 (7.45%) Architect
13 43 (7.45%) UI Developer
14 42 (7.28%) Cloud Engineer
15 39 (6.76%) JavaScript Engineer
16 38 (6.59%) Java Engineer
16 38 (6.59%) UI Engineer
17 37 (6.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 36 (6.24%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (40.90%) Web Services
2 162 (28.08%) J2EE
3 84 (14.56%) AngularJS
4 65 (11.27%) SOAP
5 57 (9.88%) Node.js
6 56 (9.71%) Spring
7 55 (9.53%) Kafka
8 52 (9.01%) Spring Boot
9 50 (8.67%) J2SE
10 49 (8.49%) React
10 49 (8.49%) REST
11 47 (8.15%) JSON
12 42 (7.28%) RESTful
13 36 (6.24%) Apache Camel
14 35 (6.07%) XML
15 32 (5.55%) PowerMock
16 30 (5.20%) .NET
16 30 (5.20%) CSS
16 30 (5.20%) HTML
16 30 (5.20%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.00%) Fixed Income
2 33 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (5.55%) Cloud Native
4 30 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.68%) PKI
6 22 (3.81%) Data Structures
7 19 (3.29%) Data Centre
8 18 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
9 17 (2.95%) User Experience
10 12 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
11 11 (1.91%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.91%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.39%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
14 5 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (0.87%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.69%) e-Learning
15 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.69%) Over-the-Top Content
15 4 (0.69%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 198 (34.32%) Linux
2 65 (11.27%) Unix
3 45 (7.80%) Windows
4 34 (5.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (3.99%) Ubuntu
6 17 (2.95%) CentOS
7 15 (2.60%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.21%) Debian
9 5 (0.87%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.69%) Android
10 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (60.66%) DevOps
2 341 (59.10%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (28.42%) Software Engineering
4 143 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
5 142 (24.61%) Asset Management
6 138 (23.92%) Open Source
7 99 (17.16%) TDD
8 97 (16.81%) Scrum
9 94 (16.29%) Configuration Management
10 87 (15.08%) Microservices
11 76 (13.17%) Decision-Making
12 74 (12.82%) Migration
13 63 (10.92%) BDD
14 61 (10.57%) Front End Development
15 50 (8.67%) Release Management
16 49 (8.49%) Deployment Automation
17 44 (7.63%) Fintech
18 43 (7.45%) Kanban
19 41 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
20 39 (6.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 336 (58.23%) Java
2 263 (45.58%) Python
3 98 (16.98%) Bash Shell
4 91 (15.77%) JavaScript
5 57 (9.88%) SQL
6 45 (7.80%) Java 8
6 45 (7.80%) PowerShell
7 38 (6.59%) Ruby
8 31 (5.37%) Scala
9 23 (3.99%) Go
10 20 (3.47%) Perl
11 19 (3.29%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.25%) PHP
13 12 (2.08%) C#
14 8 (1.39%) R
15 7 (1.21%) C++
15 7 (1.21%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.04%) ES6
16 6 (1.04%) Groovy
17 4 (0.69%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 92 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 82 (14.21%) SC Cleared
3 74 (12.82%) AWS Certification
4 28 (4.85%) Degree
5 12 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
6 9 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.39%) RHCE
8 5 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.87%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.35%) CCNP
9 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.04%) QA
3 4 (0.69%) GDPR
4 3 (0.52%) SLA
5 2 (0.35%) PMO
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.17%) MiFID
6 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 282 (48.87%) Docker
2 44 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.72%) vSphere
4 12 (2.08%) Squid
5 11 (1.91%) Xen
6 8 (1.39%) Active Directory
7 7 (1.21%) Snort
8 4 (0.69%) HDFS
9 2 (0.35%) NFS
9 2 (0.35%) XenApp
9 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 304 (52.69%) Terraform
2 241 (41.77%) Kubernetes
3 185 (32.06%) Ansible
4 89 (15.42%) Puppet
5 54 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.29%) Packer
7 15 (2.60%) HAProxy
8 8 (1.39%) Kibana
8 8 (1.39%) Prometheus
8 8 (1.39%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.21%) FortiGate
9 7 (1.21%) Graphite
9 7 (1.21%) Nagios
9 7 (1.21%) Sysdig
10 6 (1.04%) Rundeck
11 5 (0.87%) Mesos
12 4 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.69%) Istio
13 3 (0.52%) linkerd
13 3 (0.52%) rkt
Vendors
1 52 (9.01%) Atlassian
2 45 (7.80%) VMware
3 29 (5.03%) Oracle
4 27 (4.68%) Splunk
5 25 (4.33%) Microsoft
6 22 (3.81%) Google
7 12 (2.08%) Dynatrace
8 9 (1.56%) SaltStack
9 7 (1.21%) Adobe
9 7 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.04%) Ping Identity
10 6 (1.04%) SAP
11 5 (0.87%) New Relic
11 5 (0.87%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.87%) Tableau
12 4 (0.69%) LogRhythm
12 4 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.69%) Talend
12 4 (0.69%) Teradata
13 3 (0.52%) Informatica