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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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 259 272 183
Rank change year-on-year +13 -89 +14
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 411 257 248
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.03% 0.93% 1.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.72% 2.38% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 203 222
10th Percentile £438 £438 £463
25th Percentile £510 £475 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £540 £550
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.82% -
75th Percentile £688 £644 £638
90th Percentile £734 £700 £736
England median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £85.00 - -
England median hourly rate £77.00 - -

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 15,111 10,777 6,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.90% 38.90% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,320 7,854 4,536
10th Percentile £397 £369 £350
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £530 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £713
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 51 34
10th Percentile £20.00 £14.75 £13.60
25th Percentile £26.25 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.85 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.38% +31.40% +16.28%
75th Percentile £67.50 £51.63 £47.94
90th Percentile £82.50 £65.00 £61.18
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.24% +5.25% -2.44%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +20 78 £575 - 27
South London -24 6 £685 +11.84% 1
West London -4 2 £350 - 2
North London - 1 £650 - 2
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 395 (96.11%) AWS
2 215 (52.31%) Amazon S3
3 200 (48.66%) Serverless
4 199 (48.42%) DevOps
5 198 (48.18%) Terraform
6 197 (47.93%) AWS Lambda
7 196 (47.69%) Python
8 176 (42.82%) Agile
9 159 (38.69%) Java
10 152 (36.98%) CI/CD
11 134 (32.60%) Docker
12 129 (31.39%) Finance
13 126 (30.66%) Amazon RDS
14 123 (29.93%) Jenkins
15 116 (28.22%) Linux
16 107 (26.03%) Kubernetes
17 103 (25.06%) Infrastructure as Code
18 90 (21.90%) Software Engineering
19 88 (21.41%) Ansible
19 88 (21.41%) Bash
20 86 (20.92%) AWS CloudFormation
21 85 (20.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 84 (20.44%) Microservices
23 78 (18.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 78 (18.98%) Git (software)
23 78 (18.98%) JavaScript
24 68 (16.55%) Route 53
25 67 (16.30%) GCP
25 67 (16.30%) Amazon ECS
26 66 (16.06%) SQL

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 (7.54%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.14%) nginx
3 16 (3.89%) Apache Airflow
4 14 (3.41%) Apache
4 14 (3.41%) Confluence
5 12 (2.92%) Traefik
6 8 (1.95%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.22%) Luigi
8 4 (0.97%) CMS
9 3 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.49%) Drupal
10 2 (0.49%) IIS
10 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.24%) Documentum
11 1 (0.24%) FileNet
11 1 (0.24%) Mule
11 1 (0.24%) uWSGI
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.97%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.49%) Cloudability
2 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 395 (96.11%) AWS
2 215 (52.31%) Amazon S3
3 200 (48.66%) Serverless
4 197 (47.93%) AWS Lambda
5 86 (20.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 85 (20.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 78 (18.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 68 (16.55%) Route 53
9 67 (16.30%) Amazon ECS
9 67 (16.30%) GCP
10 56 (13.63%) Azure
11 54 (13.14%) GitHub
12 44 (10.71%) Amazon SQS
13 42 (10.22%) Amazon EKS
14 36 (8.76%) AWS CloudTrail
15 34 (8.27%) Amazon ELB
16 31 (7.54%) Amazon EMR
16 31 (7.54%) AWS CodePipeline
17 30 (7.30%) AWS Fargate
18 29 (7.06%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.44%) DNS
2 13 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.92%) Firewall
4 8 (1.95%) Internet
4 8 (1.95%) SSL
5 7 (1.70%) tcpdump
6 6 (1.46%) VPN
7 5 (1.22%) RTMP
7 5 (1.22%) SSH
8 4 (0.97%) DHCP
8 4 (0.97%) IPsec
8 4 (0.97%) Telnet
9 3 (0.73%) HTTP
9 3 (0.73%) SNMP
10 2 (0.49%) BGP
10 2 (0.49%) Network Security
10 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.24%) HSRP
11 1 (0.24%) Multicast
11 1 (0.24%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (30.66%) Amazon RDS
2 53 (12.90%) Amazon Athena
3 49 (11.92%) Amazon Redshift
4 48 (11.68%) DynamoDB
5 28 (6.81%) MySQL
6 27 (6.57%) NoSQL
7 25 (6.08%) Relational Database
8 22 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (4.62%) Big Data
9 19 (4.62%) Data Lake
10 18 (4.38%) SQL Server
11 17 (4.14%) RDBMS
12 15 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (2.68%) Tableau
14 10 (2.43%) Hadoop
15 9 (2.19%) Amazon Aurora
15 9 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (2.19%) GIS
15 9 (2.19%) Neo4j
15 9 (2.19%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 123 (29.93%) Jenkins
2 78 (18.98%) Git (software)
3 59 (14.36%) GitLab
4 27 (6.57%) JIRA
5 20 (4.87%) Artifactory
6 14 (3.41%) Bitbucket
6 14 (3.41%) JUnit
7 10 (2.43%) SonarQube
8 8 (1.95%) Maven
8 8 (1.95%) Mockito
9 7 (1.70%) CircleCI
9 7 (1.70%) Gradle
10 5 (1.22%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.73%) git-flow
12 3 (0.73%) jMock
12 3 (0.73%) PowerDesigner
12 3 (0.73%) Subversion
12 3 (0.73%) Terragrunt
General
1 129 (31.39%) Finance
2 36 (8.76%) Social Skills
3 28 (6.81%) Front Office
4 25 (6.08%) Public Sector
5 23 (5.60%) Banking
6 20 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.65%) Retail
8 14 (3.41%) Legal
9 11 (2.68%) Financial Institution
10 9 (2.19%) Publishing
11 8 (1.95%) Games
11 8 (1.95%) Presentation Skills
12 5 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.97%) International Banking
13 4 (0.97%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.73%) Documentation Skills
15 2 (0.49%) Advertising
15 2 (0.49%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 169 (41.12%) AWS Engineer
2 131 (31.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 111 (27.01%) Developer
4 98 (23.84%) AWS DevOps
5 92 (22.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 57 (13.87%) Java Developer
7 44 (10.71%) AWS Developer
8 41 (9.98%) Software Engineer
9 40 (9.73%) Architect
10 34 (8.27%) AWS Software Engineer
10 34 (8.27%) Java Engineer
11 33 (8.03%) Cloud Engineer
11 33 (8.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 27 (6.57%) React Developer
13 25 (6.08%) Java Software Developer
13 25 (6.08%) Java Software Engineer
14 24 (5.84%) Data Engineer
15 20 (4.87%) AWS Architect
16 19 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
16 19 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.63%) React
2 40 (9.73%) Kafka
3 33 (8.03%) AngularJS
4 28 (6.81%) Spring
5 27 (6.57%) Vue.js
6 23 (5.60%) Node.js
6 23 (5.60%) RESTful
7 21 (5.11%) Spring Boot
8 20 (4.87%) Elastic Stack
9 19 (4.62%) JSON
9 19 (4.62%) REST
10 16 (3.89%) J2EE
11 13 (3.16%) cloud-init
12 12 (2.92%) PySpark
13 9 (2.19%) HTML
13 9 (2.19%) JAX-RS
14 8 (1.95%) Gherkin
14 8 (1.95%) NumPy
14 8 (1.95%) Pandas
14 8 (1.95%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.60%) Hedge funds
2 40 (9.73%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (5.35%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (5.11%) Clustering
5 16 (3.89%) Cloud Native
5 16 (3.89%) Equities
6 14 (3.41%) PKI
7 13 (3.16%) Derivative
7 13 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.68%) Fixed Income
10 9 (2.19%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.95%) Over-the-Top Content
11 8 (1.95%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.95%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.46%) Life Science
13 5 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.22%) MPEG
13 5 (1.22%) Tandem
13 5 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 116 (28.22%) Linux
2 47 (11.44%) Windows
3 32 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (4.62%) CentOS
4 19 (4.62%) Unix
5 14 (3.41%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.43%) Debian
7 2 (0.49%) AIX
7 2 (0.49%) Alpine Linux
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.24%) VMS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (48.42%) DevOps
2 176 (42.82%) Agile
3 152 (36.98%) CI/CD
4 103 (25.06%) Infrastructure as Code
5 90 (21.90%) Software Engineering
6 84 (20.44%) Microservices
7 52 (12.65%) Asset Management
8 48 (11.68%) Investment Management
9 44 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 43 (10.46%) Analytics
10 43 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (8.03%) Configuration Management
12 33 (8.03%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (7.30%) TDD
14 28 (6.81%) Unit Testing
15 27 (6.57%) Full Stack Development
15 27 (6.57%) Scrum
16 25 (6.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 24 (5.84%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 196 (47.69%) Python
2 159 (38.69%) Java
3 88 (21.41%) Bash
4 78 (18.98%) JavaScript
5 66 (16.06%) SQL
6 47 (11.44%) Go
7 42 (10.22%) PowerShell
8 31 (7.54%) Ruby
9 23 (5.60%) C#
10 22 (5.35%) Scala
11 15 (3.65%) TypeScript
12 14 (3.41%) Shell Script
13 13 (3.16%) PHP
14 12 (2.92%) Perl
15 9 (2.19%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.70%) C
17 5 (1.22%) Groovy
18 4 (0.97%) R
19 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
19 3 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (14.11%) Security Cleared
2 53 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.92%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.97%) Degree
5 3 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) CCA
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) CISSP
7 1 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.24%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.65%) GDPR
2 14 (3.41%) QA
3 13 (3.16%) NCSC
4 6 (1.46%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.73%) MiFID
6 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.49%) EMIR
System Software
1 134 (32.60%) Docker
2 27 (6.57%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.73%) Squid
5 2 (0.49%) iptables
5 2 (0.49%) Postfix
5 2 (0.49%) Snort
6 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.24%) NFS
6 1 (0.24%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 198 (48.18%) Terraform
2 107 (26.03%) Kubernetes
3 88 (21.41%) Ansible
4 31 (7.54%) Grafana
5 23 (5.60%) Packer
6 22 (5.35%) Prometheus
7 21 (5.11%) Puppet
8 16 (3.89%) Istio
9 15 (3.65%) HAProxy
9 15 (3.65%) ZABBIX
10 14 (3.41%) Consul
10 14 (3.41%) Kibana
11 13 (3.16%) Graphite
12 12 (2.92%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (2.92%) linkerd
12 12 (2.92%) Podman
13 10 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (1.70%) Failover Clustering
15 4 (0.97%) Control-M
16 3 (0.73%) Rancher
Vendors
1 53 (12.90%) Splunk
2 21 (5.11%) VMware
3 19 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.89%) PagerDuty
5 11 (2.68%) IBM
5 11 (2.68%) Oracle
6 10 (2.43%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.19%) Cloudera
7 9 (2.19%) ESRI
7 9 (2.19%) SAP
8 8 (1.95%) BiZZdesign
8 8 (1.95%) Bloomberg
8 8 (1.95%) MuleSoft
8 8 (1.95%) New Relic
9 5 (1.22%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.22%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.22%) Google
10 3 (0.73%) Alias
10 3 (0.73%) AppDynamics