Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 336 475
Rank change year-on-year +12 +139 -68
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 334 294 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.66% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.27% 4.81% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 225 111
London median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £413 £388 £313
90th Percentile £634 £625 £613
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £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 7823 6115 3643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.39% 13.65% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 4496 2642
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £418
% change year-on-year +5.44% +7.78% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 53 28
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +0.82% +21.22%
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.60 £15.20
90th Percentile £165.00 £96.50 £41.20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.77 £23.00
% change year-on-year +6.54% -18.38% +31.43%

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 17 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 October 2017. 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 +20 57 £519 +9.21% 10
South London +2 27 £700 +46.98%
East London - 9 - - 2
West London +11 3 £475 -5.71% 4
North London - 1 £400 - 1
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 325 (97.31%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (62.57%) DevOps
3 180 (53.89%) Docker
4 175 (52.40%) Amazon S3
5 174 (52.10%) Jenkins
6 170 (50.90%) Linux
7 158 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (38.92%) Python
9 122 (36.53%) Git (software)
10 120 (35.93%) Java
11 118 (35.33%) Ansible
12 115 (34.43%) Puppet
13 114 (34.13%) Terraform
14 108 (32.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 103 (30.84%) Amazon RDS
16 90 (26.95%) Configuration Management
17 86 (25.75%) Continuous Integration
18 83 (24.85%) AWS CloudFormation
19 81 (24.25%) Microservices
20 80 (23.95%) Route 53
20 80 (23.95%) Bash Shell
20 80 (23.95%) Scrum
21 72 (21.56%) Amazon ELB
22 66 (19.76%) Kubernetes
23 65 (19.46%) Ruby
24 64 (19.16%) Serverless
25 63 (18.86%) Opscode Chef
26 60 (17.96%) AWS Lambda
27 58 (17.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
28 57 (17.07%) Elasticsearch

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 57 (17.07%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (12.28%) Apache
3 37 (11.08%) Confluence
4 28 (8.38%) nginx
5 21 (6.29%) Apache Spark
6 20 (5.99%) Tomcat
7 16 (4.79%) Apache Solr
8 12 (3.59%) IIS
9 10 (2.99%) Jetty
10 9 (2.69%) Apache Pig
10 9 (2.69%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (2.10%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.80%) Mongrel
13 5 (1.50%) CMS
14 4 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (1.20%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.90%) JBoss
15 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
17 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) HipChat
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Magento
1 1 (0.30%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 325 (97.31%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (52.40%) Amazon S3
3 108 (32.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 83 (24.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 80 (23.95%) Route 53
6 72 (21.56%) Amazon ELB
7 64 (19.16%) Serverless
8 60 (17.96%) AWS Lambda
9 58 (17.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 48 (14.37%) GitHub
11 35 (10.48%) CloudFront
12 33 (9.88%) Amazon SQS
12 33 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (8.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 25 (7.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 20 (5.99%) Amazon EMR
16 16 (4.79%) Amazon Kinesis
17 13 (3.89%) PaaS
18 11 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
19 10 (2.99%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.38%) HTTP
2 29 (8.68%) DNS
3 23 (6.89%) TCP/IP
4 22 (6.59%) Firewall
5 14 (4.19%) OpenLDAP
6 13 (3.89%) SSH
6 13 (3.89%) VPN
7 12 (3.59%) IPsec
8 11 (3.29%) DSL
8 11 (3.29%) FTP
8 11 (3.29%) SMS
9 10 (2.99%) SSL
10 8 (2.40%) BGP
10 8 (2.40%) OpenVPN
11 7 (2.10%) DHCP
12 4 (1.20%) tcpdump
12 4 (1.20%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.60%) Internet
13 2 (0.60%) Network Security
13 2 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (30.84%) Amazon RDS
2 50 (14.97%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (14.37%) NoSQL
4 46 (13.77%) Hadoop
5 42 (12.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 39 (11.68%) Big Data
7 33 (9.88%) MongoDB
8 32 (9.58%) MySQL
9 29 (8.68%) Redis
10 27 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (7.49%) SQL Server
12 19 (5.69%) HBase
12 19 (5.69%) Relational Database
13 16 (4.79%) Impala
14 15 (4.49%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (3.89%) Apache Hive
15 13 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (2.69%) Data Mining
16 9 (2.69%) MarkLogic
16 9 (2.69%) Riak
Development Applications
1 174 (52.10%) Jenkins
2 122 (36.53%) Git (software)
3 57 (17.07%) JIRA
4 39 (11.68%) Maven
5 31 (9.28%) Sonatype Nexus
6 30 (8.98%) Artifactory
7 19 (5.69%) Bitbucket
8 16 (4.79%) Subversion
8 16 (4.79%) TeamCity
8 16 (4.79%) Vagrant
9 14 (4.19%) JUnit
10 13 (3.89%) Ant
11 11 (3.29%) SonarQube
12 9 (2.69%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (2.40%) GitLab
13 8 (2.40%) IntelliJ
13 8 (2.40%) Liquibase
13 8 (2.40%) RSpec
13 8 (2.40%) Travis CI
General
1 46 (13.77%) Finance
2 14 (4.19%) Banking
2 14 (4.19%) Games
3 12 (3.59%) Publishing
4 9 (2.69%) Retail
5 8 (2.40%) Marketing
6 4 (1.20%) Law
6 4 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.60%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Electronics
8 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 154 (46.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 93 (27.84%) AWS Engineer
3 81 (24.25%) Developer
4 78 (23.35%) AWS DevOps
5 72 (21.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 33 (9.88%) Java Developer
7 28 (8.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 26 (7.78%) AWS Developer
9 21 (6.29%) Architect
10 13 (3.89%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.29%) Big Data Engineer
11 11 (3.29%) Consultant
11 11 (3.29%) Platform Engineer
12 10 (2.99%) Big Data Developer
12 10 (2.99%) Java Engineer
13 9 (2.69%) Data Engineer
13 9 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (2.69%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (2.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 8 (2.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.77%) Node.js
2 45 (13.47%) Spring
3 44 (13.17%) REST
4 43 (12.87%) React
5 42 (12.57%) Kafka
6 32 (9.58%) Web Services
7 31 (9.28%) Spring Boot
8 29 (8.68%) Elastic Stack
9 28 (8.38%) RESTful
10 26 (7.78%) HTML
10 26 (7.78%) JSON
11 23 (6.89%) .NET
11 23 (6.89%) CSS
12 20 (5.99%) AngularJS
12 20 (5.99%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (4.19%) Apache Camel
13 14 (4.19%) Swagger
14 12 (3.59%) Natural Language Processing
14 12 (3.59%) Ruby on Rails
15 11 (3.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.99%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (5.39%) Fintech
3 17 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.89%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.29%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.69%) Replication
8 7 (2.10%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.50%) Blog
10 5 (1.50%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.50%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.50%) Semantic Web
10 5 (1.50%) User Experience
11 2 (0.60%) Infotainment
11 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.60%) PKI
11 2 (0.60%) Social Network
11 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 170 (50.90%) Linux
2 46 (13.77%) Unix
3 37 (11.08%) CentOS
4 33 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (7.49%) Windows
6 16 (4.79%) Ubuntu
7 14 (4.19%) Windows Server
8 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.90%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.90%) VMS
10 2 (0.60%) Android
10 2 (0.60%) VyOS
11 1 (0.30%) Debian
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (62.57%) DevOps
2 158 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (26.95%) Configuration Management
4 86 (25.75%) Continuous Integration
5 81 (24.25%) Microservices
6 80 (23.95%) Scrum
7 52 (15.57%) TDD
8 45 (13.47%) Software Engineering
9 41 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 40 (11.98%) Kanban
11 39 (11.68%) Open Source
12 30 (8.98%) Test Automation
13 26 (7.78%) Analytics
14 25 (7.49%) BDD
15 21 (6.29%) Workflow
16 20 (5.99%) ETL
17 19 (5.69%) High Availability
17 19 (5.69%) MapReduce
18 18 (5.39%) E-Commerce
19 17 (5.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 130 (38.92%) Python
2 120 (35.93%) Java
3 80 (23.95%) Bash Shell
4 65 (19.46%) Ruby
5 48 (14.37%) JavaScript
6 37 (11.08%) Scala
7 32 (9.58%) SQL
8 24 (7.19%) Perl
9 23 (6.89%) Shell Script
10 18 (5.39%) C#
11 16 (4.79%) R
12 14 (4.19%) PowerShell
13 13 (3.89%) PHP
14 12 (3.59%) Groovy
15 11 (3.29%) Go
16 6 (1.80%) Clojure
17 2 (0.60%) C
17 2 (0.60%) C++
17 2 (0.60%) Korn
17 2 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.89%) Degree
4 6 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.20%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.20%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
7 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.30%) RHCE
7 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.29%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) GCP
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 180 (53.89%) Docker
2 14 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
2 14 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.29%) Squid
4 9 (2.69%) HDFS
5 8 (2.40%) Postfix
5 8 (2.40%) vCloud
6 7 (2.10%) Xen
7 6 (1.80%) Corosync
8 4 (1.20%) vSphere
9 2 (0.60%) pfSense
9 2 (0.60%) Samba
9 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.30%) KVM
10 1 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 118 (35.33%) Ansible
2 115 (34.43%) Puppet
3 114 (34.13%) Terraform
4 66 (19.76%) Kubernetes
5 63 (18.86%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (6.29%) ZABBIX
7 20 (5.99%) Graphite
8 19 (5.69%) Packer
9 18 (5.39%) Mesos
10 17 (5.09%) Kibana
10 17 (5.09%) logstash
11 15 (4.49%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (4.49%) Hadoop YARN
11 15 (4.49%) Nagios
12 11 (3.29%) Sysdig
13 10 (2.99%) Salt
14 8 (2.40%) Rancher
14 8 (2.40%) Rsyslog
15 7 (2.10%) WSUS
16 6 (1.80%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 34 (10.18%) VMware
2 27 (8.08%) Red Hat
3 24 (7.19%) Oracle
4 22 (6.59%) New Relic
5 13 (3.89%) Cloudera
5 13 (3.89%) Google
6 12 (3.59%) Microsoft
7 11 (3.29%) Atlassian
7 11 (3.29%) Splunk
8 9 (2.69%) Facebook
9 8 (2.40%) Sonatype
10 6 (1.80%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.50%) Informatica
11 5 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.50%) Talend
12 4 (1.20%) Adobe
12 4 (1.20%) Dynatrace
12 4 (1.20%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.20%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.90%) ForgeRock