Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 201 234
Rank change year-on-year +30 +33 +83
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 228 533 542
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.51% 1.34% 1.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.50% 4.17% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 305 441
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £463 £429 £450
90th Percentile £763 £675 £631
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.50% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +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 5,067 12,784 11,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.54% 32.04% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,566 9,211 8,561
Median daily rate £525 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 104 83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.30% -2.97% +8.02%
10th Percentile £20.30 £14.00 £14.14
90th Percentile £52.00 £70.00 £94.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.73 £19.25
% change year-on-year +47.51% +23.26% -8.67%

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 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 +75 26 £600 +2.13% 8
South London +9 6 £513 -2.38% 1
East London +41 3 £620 +24.00%
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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.

1 224 (98.25%) AWS
2 170 (74.56%) Amazon S3
3 167 (73.25%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (63.60%) Python
5 140 (61.40%) Serverless
6 132 (57.89%) AWS Lambda
7 126 (55.26%) Finance
8 125 (54.82%) DevOps
9 124 (54.39%) Docker
9 124 (54.39%) Terraform
10 117 (51.32%) Amazon RDS
11 115 (50.44%) Kubernetes
12 113 (49.56%) Web Services
12 113 (49.56%) Java
12 113 (49.56%) Software Engineering
13 103 (45.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 102 (44.74%) Jenkins
15 95 (41.67%) Front Office
16 94 (41.23%) Asset Management
16 94 (41.23%) Fixed Income
17 82 (35.96%) Equities
17 82 (35.96%) Derivative
18 78 (34.21%) Amazon ECS
19 69 (30.26%) Amazon Redshift
19 69 (30.26%) OpenShift
20 66 (28.95%) Amazon SQS
21 65 (28.51%) Decision-Making
22 64 (28.07%) Artifactory
23 63 (27.63%) Deployment Automation
24 58 (25.44%) J2EE

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 19 (8.33%) Confluence
2 13 (5.70%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.07%) Jupyter
4 6 (2.63%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.19%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.75%) Apache
7 2 (0.88%) Luigi
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.44%) JBoss
8 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 224 (98.25%) AWS
2 170 (74.56%) Amazon S3
3 140 (61.40%) Serverless
4 132 (57.89%) AWS Lambda
5 103 (45.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 78 (34.21%) Amazon ECS
7 69 (30.26%) OpenShift
8 66 (28.95%) Amazon SQS
9 39 (17.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 24 (10.53%) Amazon EKS
10 24 (10.53%) Azure
11 19 (8.33%) Route 53
12 16 (7.02%) Amazon ELB
12 16 (7.02%) CloudFront
13 15 (6.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (5.70%) AWS CodePipeline
15 12 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (3.95%) GitHub
17 8 (3.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 7 (3.07%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.58%) Firewall
2 10 (4.39%) VPN
3 6 (2.63%) Skype
4 4 (1.75%) SSL
5 3 (1.32%) DNS
5 3 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.32%) Network Security
5 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.88%) HTTP
6 2 (0.88%) MQTT
7 1 (0.44%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (51.32%) Amazon RDS
2 69 (30.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 36 (15.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 25 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.82%) Big Data
6 10 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.39%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.51%) Data Lake
7 8 (3.51%) MySQL
8 7 (3.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.07%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (3.07%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.07%) SAP HANA
9 6 (2.63%) Amazon Athena
9 6 (2.63%) Amazon Aurora
9 6 (2.63%) Looker
10 5 (2.19%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.32%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.32%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 102 (44.74%) Jenkins
2 64 (28.07%) Artifactory
3 44 (19.30%) RStudio
4 30 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 26 (11.40%) JIRA
6 10 (4.39%) Maven
7 7 (3.07%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.07%) JUnit
7 7 (3.07%) SonarQube
7 7 (3.07%) Terragrunt
8 6 (2.63%) DbUnit
8 6 (2.63%) GitLab
8 6 (2.63%) jMock
8 6 (2.63%) Mockito
9 5 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.32%) Postman
10 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.88%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.44%) Xcode
General
1 126 (55.26%) Finance
2 95 (41.67%) Front Office
3 30 (13.16%) Banking
4 20 (8.77%) Investment Banking
5 14 (6.14%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.75%) Games
7 3 (1.32%) Billing
8 2 (0.88%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (39.04%) Developer
2 64 (28.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 58 (25.44%) AWS Engineer
4 51 (22.37%) AWS DevOps
5 42 (18.42%) Python Engineer
6 39 (17.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 38 (16.67%) Java Developer
8 35 (15.35%) AWS Developer
8 35 (15.35%) Software Engineer
9 33 (14.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 33 (14.47%) Python Developer
10 27 (11.84%) Java Software Developer
10 27 (11.84%) Lead Developer
10 27 (11.84%) Lead Java Developer
10 27 (11.84%) Lead Software Developer
11 23 (10.09%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (8.33%) Java Engineer
13 18 (7.89%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 18 (7.89%) Lead DevOps
14 17 (7.46%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (49.56%) Web Services
2 58 (25.44%) J2EE
3 54 (23.68%) J2SE
4 40 (17.54%) React
5 25 (10.96%) Vue.js
6 23 (10.09%) AngularJS
7 20 (8.77%) REST
8 19 (8.33%) Kafka
9 12 (5.26%) D3.js
10 10 (4.39%) GraphQL
11 9 (3.95%) RESTful
12 8 (3.51%) SOAP
12 8 (3.51%) Swagger
13 7 (3.07%) Hibernate
13 7 (3.07%) Lambda Expressions
13 7 (3.07%) Spring
14 6 (2.63%) PowerMock
14 6 (2.63%) Spring Boot
15 5 (2.19%) CSS
15 5 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (41.23%) Fixed Income
2 82 (35.96%) Derivative
2 82 (35.96%) Equities
3 33 (14.47%) Hedge funds
4 21 (9.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (7.89%) Cloud Native
6 15 (6.58%) Public Cloud
7 7 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (3.07%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.32%) Cyberattack
10 3 (1.32%) PKI
10 3 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.32%) User Experience
11 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (24.12%) Linux
2 13 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (5.26%) CentOS
4 11 (4.82%) Windows
5 9 (3.95%) Unix
6 6 (2.63%) Debian
6 6 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.32%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (73.25%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (54.82%) DevOps
3 113 (49.56%) Software Engineering
4 94 (41.23%) Asset Management
5 65 (28.51%) Decision-Making
6 63 (27.63%) Deployment Automation
7 47 (20.61%) Infrastructure Automation
8 36 (15.79%) Microservices
9 35 (15.35%) Infrastructure as Code
10 30 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (12.72%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (9.65%) TDD
13 20 (8.77%) BDD
13 20 (8.77%) Investment Management
14 19 (8.33%) Scrum
15 16 (7.02%) Visualisation
16 15 (6.58%) Front End Development
17 13 (5.70%) Data Science
17 13 (5.70%) Migration
18 12 (5.26%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (63.60%) Python
2 113 (49.56%) Java
3 51 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 44 (19.30%) R
5 43 (18.86%) SQL
6 31 (13.60%) Bash Shell
7 21 (9.21%) Kotlin
8 12 (5.26%) C#
9 10 (4.39%) Perl
10 9 (3.95%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.95%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.51%) PHP
12 7 (3.07%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.63%) Java 8
14 5 (2.19%) Go
15 4 (1.75%) Scala
16 2 (0.88%) AWK
16 2 (0.88%) Groovy
16 2 (0.88%) sed
16 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.82%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.32%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.88%) Degree
6 2 (0.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.51%) NCSC
2 6 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.88%) PMO
3 2 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 124 (54.39%) Docker
2 10 (4.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.32%) Gluster
3 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.32%) vSphere
4 2 (0.88%) BusyBox
4 2 (0.88%) Postfix
4 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.44%) HDFS
5 1 (0.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 124 (54.39%) Terraform
2 115 (50.44%) Kubernetes
3 37 (16.23%) Ansible
4 16 (7.02%) Puppet
5 15 (6.58%) Packer
6 9 (3.95%) Consul
7 8 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.19%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.75%) Istio
10 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.88%) Grafana
11 2 (0.88%) Graphite
11 2 (0.88%) Nagios
12 1 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.44%) Nessus
12 1 (0.44%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 1 (0.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (6.58%) Red Hat
2 7 (3.07%) MuleSoft
2 7 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (3.07%) SAP
2 7 (3.07%) Splunk
3 6 (2.63%) Cloudera
3 6 (2.63%) Tableau
4 5 (2.19%) Oracle
4 5 (2.19%) VMware
5 4 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.32%) Citrix
6 3 (1.32%) Google
6 3 (1.32%) Informatica
6 3 (1.32%) Talend
7 2 (0.88%) BiZZdesign
7 2 (0.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.44%) F5
8 1 (0.44%) Foundry
8 1 (0.44%) New Relic
8 1 (0.44%) Palantir