Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 233 313
Rank change year-on-year -17 +80 +30
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 354 570 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.98% 1.23% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.97% 4.54% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 468 308
London median daily rate £563 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £430 £425 £413
90th Percentile £675 £631 £638
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £105.00 - -
England median hourly rate £25.50 - £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 11,939 12,560 8,955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.12% 27.06% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,568 9,300 6,718
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £483 £470
% change year-on-year +3.63% +2.66% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 79 84
London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -11.63% -11.34%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £65.85 £147.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +5.26%

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 15 November 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
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 15 November 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 +31 69 £575 +9.52% 32
South London -1 37 £525 - 3
West London +14 10 £500 +5.26% 8
East London -12 3 £538 -2.27% 7
North London +12 1 £600 +9.09% 2
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 347 (98.02%) AWS
2 215 (60.73%) DevOps
3 208 (58.76%) Amazon S3
4 195 (55.08%) Amazon RDS
5 184 (51.98%) Serverless
6 179 (50.56%) AWS Lambda
7 175 (49.44%) Docker
8 168 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
9 166 (46.89%) Python
10 163 (46.05%) Terraform
11 154 (43.50%) Java
12 124 (35.03%) AWS CloudFormation
13 118 (33.33%) Web Services
14 115 (32.49%) Linux
15 114 (32.20%) Kubernetes
16 107 (30.23%) Git (software)
17 100 (28.25%) Amazon ECS
18 96 (27.12%) Amazon SQS
19 95 (26.84%) Ansible
20 94 (26.55%) Jenkins
21 90 (25.42%) Finance
22 74 (20.90%) Amazon Redshift
23 70 (19.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 69 (19.49%) Open Source
25 68 (19.21%) Software Engineering
26 65 (18.36%) Route 53
27 62 (17.51%) Puppet
27 62 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
28 61 (17.23%) Microservices
29 59 (16.67%) AWS Certification

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 35 (9.89%) Confluence
2 33 (9.32%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (7.34%) Apache Spark
4 24 (6.78%) Apache
5 7 (1.98%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.69%) nginx
7 5 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.85%) Moodle
10 2 (0.56%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.56%) Hyperledger
10 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) InDesign
1 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.56%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 347 (98.02%) AWS
2 208 (58.76%) Amazon S3
3 184 (51.98%) Serverless
4 179 (50.56%) AWS Lambda
5 124 (35.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 100 (28.25%) Amazon ECS
7 96 (27.12%) Amazon SQS
8 70 (19.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 65 (18.36%) Route 53
10 52 (14.69%) Amazon ELB
11 50 (14.12%) OpenShift
12 43 (12.15%) GitHub
13 39 (11.02%) CloudFront
14 29 (8.19%) AWS CodePipeline
15 28 (7.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 25 (7.06%) Amazon EMR
17 20 (5.65%) Amazon EKS
17 20 (5.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 20 (5.65%) Azure
18 16 (4.52%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.02%) VPN
2 16 (4.52%) Network Security
3 8 (2.26%) Firewall
4 5 (1.41%) DNS
4 5 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.85%) DSL
5 3 (0.85%) WAN
6 2 (0.56%) DHCP
6 2 (0.56%) DMZ
6 2 (0.56%) Internet
6 2 (0.56%) IPsec
6 2 (0.56%) LAN
6 2 (0.56%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.56%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 2 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.56%) SNMP
6 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.56%) X.509
7 1 (0.28%) HTTP
7 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (55.08%) Amazon RDS
2 74 (20.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 42 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (9.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 30 (8.47%) MySQL
6 23 (6.50%) Hadoop
7 21 (5.93%) NoSQL
8 20 (5.65%) Big Data
9 14 (3.95%) Relational Database
10 13 (3.67%) MongoDB
11 12 (3.39%) SQL Server
12 9 (2.54%) Amazon Athena
12 9 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (2.26%) Apache Hive
13 8 (2.26%) HBase
14 7 (1.98%) Redis
14 7 (1.98%) Snowflake Schema
15 6 (1.69%) Presto
15 6 (1.69%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 107 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 94 (26.55%) Jenkins
3 48 (13.56%) Artifactory
4 40 (11.30%) JIRA
5 33 (9.32%) Maven
6 29 (8.19%) GitLab
6 29 (8.19%) Mockito
7 25 (7.06%) RStudio
8 22 (6.21%) DbUnit
8 22 (6.21%) jMock
8 22 (6.21%) JUnit
8 22 (6.21%) SonarQube
9 21 (5.93%) Bitbucket
10 18 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (4.52%) CircleCI
12 11 (3.11%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.82%) Selenium
13 10 (2.82%) Travis CI
14 9 (2.54%) Subversion
14 9 (2.54%) TeamCity
General
1 90 (25.42%) Finance
2 35 (9.89%) Front Office
3 14 (3.95%) Public Sector
4 11 (3.11%) Banking
5 8 (2.26%) Retail
6 7 (1.98%) Billing
6 7 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.69%) Publishing
8 5 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.85%) Games
9 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.56%) Electronics
10 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 112 (31.64%) Developer
2 107 (30.23%) AWS Engineer
3 101 (28.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 72 (20.34%) AWS DevOps
5 59 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 58 (16.38%) Java Developer
7 49 (13.84%) AWS Developer
8 37 (10.45%) Architect
9 32 (9.04%) Data Engineer
10 28 (7.91%) Lead Developer
10 28 (7.91%) Senior Developer
11 24 (6.78%) Cloud Engineer
11 24 (6.78%) Python Engineer
12 22 (6.21%) J2EE Developer
12 22 (6.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 20 (5.65%) AWS Architect
14 19 (5.37%) Angular Developer
15 18 (5.08%) Java Software Developer
15 18 (5.08%) Software Engineer
16 16 (4.52%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (33.33%) Web Services
2 48 (13.56%) J2EE
3 33 (9.32%) AngularJS
3 33 (9.32%) Spring
4 32 (9.04%) RESTful
5 27 (7.63%) Node.js
6 24 (6.78%) SOAP
6 24 (6.78%) Spring Boot
7 23 (6.50%) Elastic Stack
8 22 (6.21%) J2SE
8 22 (6.21%) PowerMock
9 21 (5.93%) JSON
9 21 (5.93%) REST
10 20 (5.65%) Kafka
11 19 (5.37%) Apache Camel
11 19 (5.37%) Hibernate
11 19 (5.37%) React
12 18 (5.08%) CSS
12 18 (5.08%) HTML
13 12 (3.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.02%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (9.89%) Fixed Income
3 28 (7.91%) Data Centre
4 18 (5.08%) Cloud Native
4 18 (5.08%) PKI
5 10 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.54%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.26%) User Experience
8 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.13%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.85%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.85%) NHS
10 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.85%) SCORM
11 2 (0.56%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.56%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 115 (32.49%) Linux
2 41 (11.58%) Windows
3 38 (10.73%) Unix
4 21 (5.93%) Ubuntu
5 20 (5.65%) Windows Server
6 19 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.26%) Debian
8 5 (1.41%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.56%) CentOS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.28%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (60.73%) DevOps
2 168 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (19.49%) Open Source
4 68 (19.21%) Software Engineering
5 62 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (17.23%) Microservices
7 58 (16.38%) Scrum
8 57 (16.10%) Configuration Management
9 53 (14.97%) Asset Management
10 48 (13.56%) TDD
11 39 (11.02%) BDD
11 39 (11.02%) Decision-Making
12 38 (10.73%) Infrastructure as Code
13 37 (10.45%) Migration
14 35 (9.89%) Kanban
15 30 (8.47%) Deployment Automation
15 30 (8.47%) E-Commerce
16 24 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (6.78%) Front End Development
17 23 (6.50%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 166 (46.89%) Python
2 154 (43.50%) Java
3 48 (13.56%) Bash Shell
4 44 (12.43%) JavaScript
4 44 (12.43%) SQL
5 32 (9.04%) Scala
6 27 (7.63%) Ruby
7 23 (6.50%) R
8 19 (5.37%) Java 8
9 17 (4.80%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.11%) Groovy
10 11 (3.11%) Perl
11 10 (2.82%) C#
11 10 (2.82%) PHP
11 10 (2.82%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.54%) Go
13 4 (1.13%) Clojure
14 3 (0.85%) C++
15 2 (0.56%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 59 (16.67%) AWS Certification
2 56 (15.82%) Security Cleared
3 52 (14.69%) SC Cleared
4 20 (5.65%) Degree
5 13 (3.67%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.54%) RHCE
7 7 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.85%) HIPAA
1 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
3 1 (0.28%) PSD2
System Software
1 175 (49.44%) Docker
2 30 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.93%) vSphere
4 12 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (2.54%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.85%) Postfix
7 2 (0.56%) XenApp
7 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 163 (46.05%) Terraform
2 114 (32.20%) Kubernetes
3 95 (26.84%) Ansible
4 62 (17.51%) Puppet
5 39 (11.02%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (5.65%) Packer
7 16 (4.52%) Prometheus
8 14 (3.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 14 (3.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (1.98%) Kibana
9 7 (1.98%) Nagios
9 7 (1.98%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.69%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.13%) Consul
12 3 (0.85%) Fluentd
12 3 (0.85%) Grafana
12 3 (0.85%) Mesos
13 2 (0.56%) Istio
14 1 (0.28%) Marathon
14 1 (0.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 31 (8.76%) VMware
2 23 (6.50%) Splunk
3 15 (4.24%) Atlassian
4 10 (2.82%) Teradata
5 9 (2.54%) Google
5 9 (2.54%) Oracle
6 7 (1.98%) Adobe
6 7 (1.98%) Ping Identity
6 7 (1.98%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.69%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.41%) SAP
9 4 (1.13%) Okta
10 2 (0.56%) Citrix
10 2 (0.56%) OpenText
10 2 (0.56%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.56%) Sophos
10 2 (0.56%) Tableau
10 2 (0.56%) Talend