Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 259 187 210
Rank change year-on-year -72 +23 +76
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 209 264 559
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.88% 1.30% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.29% 3.81% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 231 325
10th Percentile £438 £463 £438
25th Percentile £475 £500 £494
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £650 £638 £613
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.25
England median hourly rate - - £31.25

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 9,111 6,933 12,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.16% 34.09% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,707 5,193 9,216
10th Percentile £363 £325 £350
25th Percentile £436 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £625 £606
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 68
10th Percentile £14.85 £14.20 £12.93
25th Percentile £21.25 £19.35 £17.97
Median hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £21.25
Median % change year-on-year +78.00% +17.65% -15.00%
75th Percentile £65.00 £48.31 £34.53
90th Percentile £68.00 £63.30 £60.88
England median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.67% -1.03%

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 18 May 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 18 May 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 +10 25 £544 -3.33% 28
South London +30 15 £600 +14.29% 2
West London +17 3 - - 8
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 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.

1 208 (99.52%) AWS
2 144 (68.90%) Amazon S3
3 129 (61.72%) Python
4 108 (51.67%) AWS Lambda
4 108 (51.67%) Serverless
5 98 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (44.50%) DevOps
7 73 (34.93%) SQL
8 66 (31.58%) Java
9 65 (31.10%) Amazon RDS
10 63 (30.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 54 (25.84%) Terraform
12 53 (25.36%) Finance
13 51 (24.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 51 (24.40%) Docker
14 47 (22.49%) Linux
14 47 (22.49%) Web Services
15 45 (21.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 43 (20.57%) Amazon Redshift
17 40 (19.14%) Ansible
17 40 (19.14%) Amazon ECS
18 38 (18.18%) Jenkins
19 37 (17.70%) Amazon EMR
20 36 (17.22%) Amazon EKS
21 35 (16.75%) JavaScript
22 34 (16.27%) Git (software)
22 34 (16.27%) React
23 33 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 33 (15.79%) Software Engineering
24 32 (15.31%) Opscode Chef

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 28 (13.40%) Apache Spark
2 20 (9.57%) Confluence
3 19 (9.09%) Apache
4 12 (5.74%) SAS
5 9 (4.31%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (3.83%) nginx
7 7 (3.35%) Luigi
7 7 (3.35%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.87%) IIS
8 6 (2.87%) Jetty
8 6 (2.87%) Mongrel
8 6 (2.87%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.48%) Drupal
12 1 (0.48%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 208 (99.52%) AWS
2 144 (68.90%) Amazon S3
3 108 (51.67%) AWS Lambda
3 108 (51.67%) Serverless
4 63 (30.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 45 (21.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 40 (19.14%) Amazon ECS
7 37 (17.70%) Amazon EMR
8 36 (17.22%) Amazon EKS
9 33 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 32 (15.31%) Amazon SQS
11 27 (12.92%) Route 53
12 23 (11.00%) GitHub
13 22 (10.53%) Azure
14 21 (10.05%) Amazon ELB
15 19 (9.09%) AWS CodePipeline
16 18 (8.61%) Amazon Glacier
17 15 (7.18%) GCP
18 14 (6.70%) CloudFront
19 11 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.13%) DNS
2 10 (4.78%) Internet
3 7 (3.35%) HTTP
3 7 (3.35%) SSL
4 6 (2.87%) DHCP
4 6 (2.87%) Firewall
4 6 (2.87%) FTP
4 6 (2.87%) IPsec
4 6 (2.87%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.39%) Network Security
6 4 (1.91%) VPN
7 2 (0.96%) DMZ
7 2 (0.96%) DSL
8 1 (0.48%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.48%) RTP
8 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (31.10%) Amazon RDS
2 51 (24.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 43 (20.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 30 (14.35%) Big Data
5 27 (12.92%) Amazon Athena
6 25 (11.96%) NoSQL
7 22 (10.53%) Hadoop
8 20 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 19 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 17 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (7.66%) Tableau
12 11 (5.26%) Data Lake
13 10 (4.78%) Looker
13 10 (4.78%) MySQL
14 9 (4.31%) MongoDB
15 8 (3.83%) PowerCenter
15 8 (3.83%) Snowflake Schema
16 7 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 34 (16.27%) Git (software)
3 28 (13.40%) JIRA
4 11 (5.26%) CircleCI
5 9 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.35%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.87%) Travis CI
8 5 (2.39%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.39%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.91%) GitLab
9 4 (1.91%) JUnit
9 4 (1.91%) Maven
9 4 (1.91%) Selenium
9 4 (1.91%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.44%) webpack
11 2 (0.96%) Cypress.io
11 2 (0.96%) Gradle
11 2 (0.96%) JMeter
11 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 53 (25.36%) Finance
2 30 (14.35%) Front Office
3 22 (10.53%) Social Skills
4 15 (7.18%) Public Sector
5 14 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.44%) Banking
6 3 (1.44%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.48%) Hebrew Language
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (34.45%) AWS Engineer
2 62 (29.67%) Developer
3 43 (20.57%) Python Engineer
4 41 (19.62%) Data Engineer
5 40 (19.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 40 (19.14%) Python Developer
6 28 (13.40%) Software Engineer
7 26 (12.44%) Python Software Engineer
8 25 (11.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 23 (11.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 20 (9.57%) Architect
10 20 (9.57%) JavaScript Engineer
11 18 (8.61%) AWS Developer
11 18 (8.61%) AWS DevOps
11 18 (8.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 16 (7.66%) Cloud Engineer
13 10 (4.78%) Django Developer
13 10 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (4.78%) Python/Django Developer
14 9 (4.31%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.49%) Web Services
2 34 (16.27%) React
3 31 (14.83%) AngularJS
4 25 (11.96%) Vue.js
5 22 (10.53%) .NET
6 21 (10.05%) Kafka
7 15 (7.18%) JSON
8 14 (6.70%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (5.74%) Django
10 9 (4.31%) YAML
11 8 (3.83%) Spring
12 7 (3.35%) Spark Streaming
13 6 (2.87%) J2EE
13 6 (2.87%) Node.js
13 6 (2.87%) Servlets
14 5 (2.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 5 (2.39%) PySpark
14 5 (2.39%) REST
15 4 (1.91%) GraphQL
15 4 (1.91%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.96%) Derivative
1 25 (11.96%) Equities
1 25 (11.96%) Fixed Income
1 25 (11.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.35%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.87%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (2.87%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.39%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.44%) PKI
6 3 (1.44%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.44%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.96%) Robotics
7 2 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.49%) Linux
2 28 (13.40%) Windows
3 8 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.91%) Unix
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) Debian
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (44.50%) DevOps
3 33 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 31 (14.83%) Analytics
4 31 (14.83%) Microservices
5 27 (12.92%) Asset Management
6 20 (9.57%) Data Science
7 19 (9.09%) Data Pipeline
7 19 (9.09%) Migration
8 17 (8.13%) DataOps
8 17 (8.13%) ETL
8 17 (8.13%) Infrastructure as Code
9 16 (7.66%) Change Management
10 15 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (7.18%) Configuration Management
10 15 (7.18%) Insurtech
11 14 (6.70%) Open Source
12 13 (6.22%) Data Transformation
12 13 (6.22%) ITIL
12 13 (6.22%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 129 (61.72%) Python
2 73 (34.93%) SQL
3 66 (31.58%) Java
4 35 (16.75%) JavaScript
5 28 (13.40%) TypeScript
6 25 (11.96%) Kotlin
7 19 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 19 (9.09%) Scala
8 18 (8.61%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.26%) C#
10 10 (4.78%) R
11 9 (4.31%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.35%) C++
13 6 (2.87%) Java 8
13 6 (2.87%) Ruby
14 5 (2.39%) Clojure
14 5 (2.39%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.44%) Go
16 2 (0.96%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.96%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (10.53%) AWS Certification
2 19 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 19 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.70%) Degree
4 10 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.96%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.48%) CCA
6 1 (0.48%) CISA
6 1 (0.48%) CISM
6 1 (0.48%) CISSP
6 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.48%) PhD
6 1 (0.48%) VCAP
6 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.35%) QA
2 4 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (24.40%) Docker
2 18 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.74%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.87%) Xen
5 4 (1.91%) HDFS
6 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.44%) vSphere
7 2 (0.96%) Squid
7 2 (0.96%) UAG
7 2 (0.96%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.48%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (25.84%) Terraform
2 40 (19.14%) Ansible
3 32 (15.31%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (15.31%) Puppet
4 31 (14.83%) Kubernetes
5 8 (3.83%) Packer
6 5 (2.39%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.44%) Nagios
8 2 (0.96%) Grafana
8 2 (0.96%) vRealize
8 2 (0.96%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.48%) Ambari
9 1 (0.48%) Consul
9 1 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.48%) Kibana
9 1 (0.48%) logstash
9 1 (0.48%) Oozie
9 1 (0.48%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.48%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (8.61%) Microsoft
1 18 (8.61%) VMware
2 12 (5.74%) Google
2 12 (5.74%) Oracle
3 8 (3.83%) Adobe
3 8 (3.83%) Informatica
3 8 (3.83%) New Relic
4 7 (3.35%) SolarWinds
5 5 (2.39%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.39%) Talend
6 3 (1.44%) Databricks
6 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.44%) SAP
6 3 (1.44%) Teradata
6 3 (1.44%) Vertica
7 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.96%) Splunk
8 1 (0.48%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.48%) Isilon