Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 252 152 228
Rank change year-on-year -100 +76 +5
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 345 228 453
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.02% 1.71% 1.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.68% 4.87% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 198 258
10th Percentile £425 £432 £435
25th Percentile £463 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £669 £650 £638
90th Percentile £706 £738 £675
England median daily rate £534 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -2.95% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
England median hourly rate - - £13.25

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 12,878 4,681 12,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.24% 35.19% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,516 3,492 9,103
10th Percentile £381 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 15 97
10th Percentile £13.38 £13.58 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.26 £20.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +19.05% +3.70%
75th Percentile £51.00 £47.88 £26.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £59.25 £53.00
England median hourly rate £20.51 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.60% +2.38% +20.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -41 34 £503 -1.95% 25
South London +4 11 £668 +30.24% 7
West London - 1 - - 5
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 339 (98.26%) AWS
2 203 (58.84%) Amazon S3
3 168 (48.70%) Python
4 165 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (47.83%) AWS Lambda
5 164 (47.54%) Serverless
6 163 (47.25%) DevOps
7 135 (39.13%) Java
8 110 (31.88%) Terraform
9 101 (29.28%) SQL
10 93 (26.96%) Finance
11 88 (25.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 87 (25.22%) Amazon RDS
12 87 (25.22%) Docker
13 84 (24.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 83 (24.06%) Web Services
15 81 (23.48%) JavaScript
16 80 (23.19%) AWS CloudFormation
17 78 (22.61%) Route 53
17 78 (22.61%) Linux
18 77 (22.32%) Amazon ECS
19 72 (20.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 72 (20.87%) React
20 70 (20.29%) Software Engineering
21 69 (20.00%) Amazon EKS
22 66 (19.13%) AngularJS
23 63 (18.26%) Social Skills
23 63 (18.26%) Full Stack Development
24 62 (17.97%) TypeScript
25 61 (17.68%) Kubernetes

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 36 (10.43%) Apache Spark
2 33 (9.57%) Apache
2 33 (9.57%) Apache Airflow
2 33 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (3.48%) Confluence
3 12 (3.48%) nginx
4 10 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.61%) Luigi
6 6 (1.74%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.74%) IIS
6 6 (1.74%) Jetty
6 6 (1.74%) Mongrel
6 6 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.87%) JBoss
9 3 (0.87%) Moodle
9 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.58%) Traefik
Applications
1 6 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 339 (98.26%) AWS
2 203 (58.84%) Amazon S3
3 165 (47.83%) AWS Lambda
4 164 (47.54%) Serverless
5 84 (24.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 80 (23.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 78 (22.61%) Route 53
8 77 (22.32%) Amazon ECS
9 72 (20.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 69 (20.00%) Amazon EKS
11 58 (16.81%) Azure
12 48 (13.91%) Amazon SQS
13 35 (10.14%) Amazon EMR
14 30 (8.70%) GCP
15 27 (7.83%) Amazon ELB
16 26 (7.54%) GitHub
17 24 (6.96%) AWS Direct Connect
18 20 (5.80%) AWS Step Functions
19 19 (5.51%) AWS CloudTrail
20 11 (3.19%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.86%) DNS
2 18 (5.22%) SSL
3 13 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.19%) DHCP
5 9 (2.61%) VPN
6 8 (2.32%) Firewall
6 8 (2.32%) HTTP
7 7 (2.03%) Internet
8 6 (1.74%) FTP
8 6 (1.74%) IPsec
9 5 (1.45%) VoIP
10 4 (1.16%) Network Security
11 3 (0.87%) BGP
11 3 (0.87%) OSPF
12 2 (0.58%) 5G
12 2 (0.58%) Broadband
12 2 (0.58%) DSL
12 2 (0.58%) VLAN
13 1 (0.29%) OpenLDAP
13 1 (0.29%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (25.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 87 (25.22%) Amazon RDS
3 40 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (8.41%) Amazon Athena
5 25 (7.25%) Hadoop
6 23 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 23 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (6.38%) SQL Server
8 19 (5.51%) Apache Ignite
9 18 (5.22%) Big Data
10 16 (4.64%) NoSQL
11 12 (3.48%) MySQL
12 11 (3.19%) BigQuery
12 11 (3.19%) Data Lake
12 11 (3.19%) Tableau
13 10 (2.90%) Oracle Database
14 9 (2.61%) MongoDB
14 9 (2.61%) Relational Database
15 8 (2.32%) Azkaban
15 8 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (15.07%) Jenkins
2 42 (12.17%) Git (software)
3 29 (8.41%) GitLab
4 24 (6.96%) JIRA
5 19 (5.51%) webpack
6 12 (3.48%) Bitbucket
7 11 (3.19%) CircleCI
8 8 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (2.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (2.32%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.03%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.03%) Mocha
10 6 (1.74%) Cypress.io
10 6 (1.74%) Selenium
10 6 (1.74%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.45%) Maven
11 5 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (1.45%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.16%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.16%) PowerDesigner
General
1 93 (26.96%) Finance
2 63 (18.26%) Social Skills
3 47 (13.62%) Front Office
4 25 (7.25%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.90%) Law
6 6 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.45%) Banking
8 4 (1.16%) Legal
9 3 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (31.30%) Developer
2 102 (29.57%) AWS Engineer
3 78 (22.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 59 (17.10%) Python Engineer
5 57 (16.52%) Software Engineer
6 52 (15.07%) Python Software Engineer
7 48 (13.91%) Python Developer
8 47 (13.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 45 (13.04%) AWS Developer
10 40 (11.59%) AWS DevOps
10 40 (11.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 32 (9.28%) Java Developer
12 31 (8.99%) Data Engineer
13 30 (8.70%) Architect
14 29 (8.41%) Cloud Engineer
14 29 (8.41%) JavaScript Developer
15 28 (8.12%) JavaScript Engineer
16 21 (6.09%) AWS Software Engineer
17 20 (5.80%) AWS Architect
18 19 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (24.06%) Web Services
2 72 (20.87%) React
3 66 (19.13%) AngularJS
4 49 (14.20%) Vue.js
5 31 (8.99%) .NET
6 29 (8.41%) CSS
7 26 (7.54%) RESTful
8 25 (7.25%) Kafka
9 23 (6.67%) JSON
9 23 (6.67%) Node.js
10 19 (5.51%) Spring
11 18 (5.22%) GraphQL
11 18 (5.22%) REST
12 17 (4.93%) gRPC
13 16 (4.64%) Elastic Stack
14 15 (4.35%) LitElement
14 15 (4.35%) YAML
15 11 (3.19%) .NET Core
15 11 (3.19%) SOAP
15 11 (3.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.91%) Equities
1 48 (13.91%) Fixed Income
1 48 (13.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 47 (13.62%) Derivative
3 20 (5.80%) Cloud Native
4 15 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.19%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.32%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.03%) Legacy Applications
7 7 (2.03%) Life Science
7 7 (2.03%) PKI
8 6 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.74%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.16%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.87%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.87%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 78 (22.61%) Linux
2 39 (11.30%) Windows
3 11 (3.19%) Unix
4 8 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.87%) Debian
6 3 (0.87%) VMS
7 2 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (47.25%) DevOps
3 70 (20.29%) Software Engineering
4 63 (18.26%) Full Stack Development
5 59 (17.10%) Microservices
6 49 (14.20%) Asset Management
7 37 (10.72%) Infrastructure as Code
8 26 (7.54%) Analytics
9 24 (6.96%) Configuration Management
9 24 (6.96%) Project Management
10 23 (6.67%) Validation
11 22 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (6.09%) Data Pipeline
13 18 (5.22%) Business Continuity
13 18 (5.22%) Data Science
13 18 (5.22%) ETL
13 18 (5.22%) ITIL
13 18 (5.22%) TDD
14 17 (4.93%) Computer Science
15 16 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 168 (48.70%) Python
2 135 (39.13%) Java
3 101 (29.28%) SQL
4 81 (23.48%) JavaScript
5 62 (17.97%) TypeScript
6 48 (13.91%) Kotlin
7 27 (7.83%) C#
8 25 (7.25%) PowerShell
9 21 (6.09%) Scala
10 19 (5.51%) Bash Shell
11 12 (3.48%) C++
12 11 (3.19%) Go
13 10 (2.90%) Java 8
13 10 (2.90%) Perl
13 10 (2.90%) PHP
14 9 (2.61%) T-SQL
15 8 (2.32%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.45%) Java 11
16 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (8.70%) AWS Certification
2 26 (7.54%) Degree
3 25 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 17 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.16%) CISSP
6 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.58%) CISA
6 2 (0.58%) CRISC
6 2 (0.58%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.25%) QA
2 16 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.16%) GDPR
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) NCSC
4 2 (0.58%) NIST
4 2 (0.58%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Accessibility
System Software
1 87 (25.22%) Docker
2 23 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.93%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.74%) Xen
5 4 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.58%) Squid
7 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.29%) HDFS
8 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 110 (31.88%) Terraform
2 61 (17.68%) Kubernetes
3 58 (16.81%) Ansible
4 33 (9.57%) Puppet
5 25 (7.25%) Prometheus
6 22 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (4.06%) Grafana
8 7 (2.03%) Kibana
8 7 (2.03%) logstash
9 5 (1.45%) Packer
10 3 (0.87%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.87%) Istio
10 3 (0.87%) Nessus
10 3 (0.87%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.58%) Consul
11 2 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.58%) linkerd
11 2 (0.58%) Mesos
11 2 (0.58%) Nagios
11 2 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (8.12%) Splunk
2 23 (6.67%) VMware
3 20 (5.80%) Google
4 16 (4.64%) Oracle
5 13 (3.77%) CA
5 13 (3.77%) New Relic
6 12 (3.48%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.48%) SolarWinds
7 10 (2.90%) Cloudera
8 9 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.03%) SAP
10 6 (1.74%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.74%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.45%) Databricks
11 5 (1.45%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.16%) BiZZdesign
12 4 (1.16%) Infoblox
13 3 (0.87%) Confluent
13 3 (0.87%) Palo Alto
14 2 (0.58%) AppDynamics