Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Amazon ECS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon ECS over the 6 months to 28 October 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 Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
England > London
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 353 196 353
Rank change year-on-year -157 +157 +110
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 215 193 225
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.59% 1.34% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.56% 3.80% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 184 137
10th Percentile £438 £466 £450
25th Percentile £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +6.82% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £686 £713 £638
90th Percentile £738 £750 £675
England median daily rate £575 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%

Amazon ECS 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 13,795 5,085 12,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.02% 35.40% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,217 3,765 8,854
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% - +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 11 85
10th Percentile £13.38 £15.00 £14.90
25th Percentile £19.99 £20.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +10.53%
75th Percentile £48.38 £41.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £65.51 £51.50 £44.60
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%

Amazon ECS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Amazon ECS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ECS in London

Amazon ECS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon ECS in London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon ECS in London

Amazon ECS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon ECS in London over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon ECS in London

Amazon ECS
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 ECS within the London region over the 6 months to 28 October 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 -42 32 £625 +2.04% 16
South London - 1 £660 -
Amazon ECS
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ECS 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 ECS.

1 193 (89.77%) AWS
2 133 (61.86%) Terraform
3 130 (60.47%) DevOps
4 121 (56.28%) Docker
5 101 (46.98%) Serverless
6 96 (44.65%) AWS Lambda
7 95 (44.19%) Amazon EKS
8 83 (38.60%) Amazon EC2
9 79 (36.74%) Python
9 79 (36.74%) Kubernetes
10 77 (35.81%) Microservices
11 64 (29.77%) Amazon S3
12 63 (29.30%) Jenkins
12 63 (29.30%) Java
13 60 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
14 57 (26.51%) AWS CloudFormation
15 48 (22.33%) Route 53
16 46 (21.40%) Infrastructure as Code
16 46 (21.40%) AWS Fargate
17 45 (20.93%) Ansible
18 41 (19.07%) Finance
19 40 (18.60%) Amazon SQS
20 36 (16.74%) Amazon RDS
21 35 (16.28%) Linux
21 35 (16.28%) Social Skills
22 33 (15.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 33 (15.35%) Git (software)
23 30 (13.95%) Elasticsearch
23 30 (13.95%) Site Reliability Engineering
24 29 (13.49%) Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon ECS
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 30 (13.95%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (6.98%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.72%) Confluence
4 6 (2.79%) Apache
5 5 (2.33%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (1.86%) nginx
6 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.40%) IIS
7 3 (1.40%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.47%) Drupal
9 1 (0.47%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 193 (89.77%) AWS
2 101 (46.98%) Serverless
3 96 (44.65%) AWS Lambda
4 95 (44.19%) Amazon EKS
5 83 (38.60%) Amazon EC2
6 64 (29.77%) Amazon S3
7 57 (26.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 48 (22.33%) Route 53
9 46 (21.40%) AWS Fargate
10 40 (18.60%) Amazon SQS
11 33 (15.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 28 (13.02%) Azure
13 25 (11.63%) Amazon EMR
14 24 (11.16%) AWS CodePipeline
15 21 (9.77%) GitHub
16 19 (8.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 18 (8.37%) OpenShift
17 18 (8.37%) SaaS
18 17 (7.91%) AWS Step Functions
19 15 (6.98%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.19%) DNS
2 3 (1.40%) HTTP
2 3 (1.40%) VPN
3 2 (0.93%) 5G
3 2 (0.93%) Broadband
3 2 (0.93%) Internet
3 2 (0.93%) Network Security
3 2 (0.93%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.47%) DSL
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.47%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.74%) Amazon RDS
2 29 (13.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 20 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (8.84%) Hadoop
5 14 (6.51%) Amazon Redshift
6 10 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.19%) Amazon Aurora
8 8 (3.72%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.72%) Redis
9 5 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.86%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.86%) Tableau
11 3 (1.40%) MySQL
11 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.93%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.93%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.93%) Power BI
13 1 (0.47%) Flink
Development Applications
1 63 (29.30%) Jenkins
2 33 (15.35%) Git (software)
3 26 (12.09%) GitLab
4 17 (7.91%) webpack
5 16 (7.44%) Artifactory
6 13 (6.05%) JIRA
7 8 (3.72%) Locust
8 7 (3.26%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.79%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.33%) JUnit
10 5 (2.33%) Maven
11 4 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.86%) CircleCI
12 3 (1.40%) Bitbucket Server
12 3 (1.40%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.40%) Postman
12 3 (1.40%) RStudio
13 2 (0.93%) Cypress.io
13 2 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
14 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 41 (19.07%) Finance
2 35 (16.28%) Social Skills
3 17 (7.91%) Law
4 13 (6.05%) Public Sector
5 9 (4.19%) Banking
6 6 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.33%) Front Office
7 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.86%) Retail
9 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (0.93%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (38.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (30.70%) AWS Engineer
3 48 (22.33%) AWS DevOps
4 41 (19.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 39 (18.14%) Developer
6 30 (13.95%) Java Developer
7 25 (11.63%) AWS Developer
8 22 (10.23%) Architect
9 13 (6.05%) AWS Architect
9 13 (6.05%) Python Engineer
10 12 (5.58%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (5.12%) Site Engineer
11 11 (5.12%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 11 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (4.65%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) Lead DevOps
13 7 (3.26%) Senior DevOps
14 6 (2.79%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
15 5 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.02%) Node.js
1 28 (13.02%) React
1 28 (13.02%) Web Services
2 26 (12.09%) RESTful
3 22 (10.23%) GraphQL
4 21 (9.77%) CSS
5 19 (8.84%) gRPC
6 15 (6.98%) LitElement
7 14 (6.51%) Spring
8 11 (5.12%) Spring Boot
9 9 (4.19%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.72%) .NET
10 8 (3.72%) HTML
10 8 (3.72%) Kafka
10 8 (3.72%) REST
10 8 (3.72%) WireMock
11 7 (3.26%) J2EE
12 5 (2.33%) J2SE
12 5 (2.33%) JPA
12 5 (2.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.79%) Cloud Native
3 5 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.33%) PKI
3 5 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.86%) Clustering
4 4 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (1.86%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (1.40%) Derivative
5 3 (1.40%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.40%) Legacy Applications
6 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.28%) Linux
2 5 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (2.33%) Ubuntu
2 5 (2.33%) Windows
3 3 (1.40%) Mac OS
3 3 (1.40%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (0.93%) Unix
5 1 (0.47%) CentOS
5 1 (0.47%) Debian
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (60.47%) DevOps
2 77 (35.81%) Microservices
3 60 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (21.40%) Infrastructure as Code
5 30 (13.95%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 24 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (10.70%) Open Source
8 22 (10.23%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.91%) Configuration Management
10 15 (6.98%) OO
10 15 (6.98%) Project Management
11 14 (6.51%) Validation
12 13 (6.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (6.05%) Full Stack Development
12 13 (6.05%) Scrum
12 13 (6.05%) Tech Ops
13 12 (5.58%) OOP
13 12 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (5.58%) Release Management
13 12 (5.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 79 (36.74%) Python
2 63 (29.30%) Java
3 23 (10.70%) Bash Shell
4 21 (9.77%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.91%) SQL
6 10 (4.65%) Go
7 9 (4.19%) Groovy
8 7 (3.26%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.79%) Ruby
9 6 (2.79%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.33%) C#
10 5 (2.33%) Java 11
10 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.86%) C++
11 4 (1.86%) Java 8
12 2 (0.93%) Scala
13 1 (0.47%) Bicep
13 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (5.58%) Degree
2 8 (3.72%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.79%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.44%) QA
2 15 (6.98%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.86%) GDPR
3 4 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.93%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.47%) DICOM
5 1 (0.47%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 121 (56.28%) Docker
2 4 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.93%) Ceph
4 2 (0.93%) NFS
5 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 133 (61.86%) Terraform
2 79 (36.74%) Kubernetes
3 45 (20.93%) Ansible
4 28 (13.02%) Prometheus
5 17 (7.91%) Grafana
6 13 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (6.05%) Puppet
7 5 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.40%) Istio
9 2 (0.93%) linkerd
9 2 (0.93%) Packer
9 2 (0.93%) Sysdig
10 1 (0.47%) Kibana
10 1 (0.47%) Marathon
10 1 (0.47%) Mesos
10 1 (0.47%) Rancher
10 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (10.70%) Splunk
2 13 (6.05%) CA
3 9 (4.19%) Oracle
4 7 (3.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.86%) VMware
6 3 (1.40%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.40%) Google
7 2 (0.93%) Refinitiv
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe
8 1 (0.47%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.47%) SAP
8 1 (0.47%) WSO2