Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 281 313 437
Rank change year-on-year +32 +124 +88
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 135 177 188
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.63% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.83% 1.83% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 140 140
Median daily rate £550 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% - +2.22%
10th Percentile £445 £474 £492
90th Percentile £750 £713 £675
England median daily rate £525 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 7,382 9,684 12,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.65% 34.36% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,390 7,161 9,306
Median daily rate £510 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £338
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £490 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 71 63
Median hourly rate £42.00 £22.33 £18.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.09% +19.03% -17.54%
10th Percentile £20.80 £16.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.36 £78.75 £34.51
Median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.29% -2.78%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +83 18 £575 - 19
Amazon ECS
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 123 (91.11%) AWS
2 75 (55.56%) DevOps
3 74 (54.81%) Python
4 66 (48.89%) Finance
5 63 (46.67%) Docker
6 62 (45.93%) AWS Lambda
6 62 (45.93%) Serverless
7 56 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (40.74%) Jenkins
9 53 (39.26%) Java
10 52 (38.52%) Kubernetes
11 50 (37.04%) Microservices
12 45 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 39 (28.89%) Terraform
14 38 (28.15%) Banking
15 37 (27.41%) Software Engineering
15 37 (27.41%) PostgreSQL
15 37 (27.41%) Amazon S3
16 33 (24.44%) Azure
16 33 (24.44%) gRPC
17 32 (23.70%) MySQL
18 31 (22.96%) Web Services
18 31 (22.96%) Asset Management
19 30 (22.22%) SQL Server
19 30 (22.22%) Apache
19 30 (22.22%) Ansible
19 30 (22.22%) GitLab
20 29 (21.48%) GCP
20 29 (21.48%) Amazon EC2
20 29 (21.48%) SQL

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 (22.22%) Apache
2 10 (7.41%) Apache Airflow
3 5 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.70%) Confluence
4 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) Drupal
6 1 (0.74%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 123 (91.11%) AWS
2 62 (45.93%) AWS Lambda
2 62 (45.93%) Serverless
3 45 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 37 (27.41%) Amazon S3
5 33 (24.44%) Azure
6 29 (21.48%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (21.48%) GCP
7 28 (20.74%) Amazon EKS
8 22 (16.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 22 (16.30%) Amazon SQS
8 22 (16.30%) Apigee
8 22 (16.30%) AWS Fargate
9 18 (13.33%) PaaS
10 17 (12.59%) GitHub
11 16 (11.85%) Amazon Kinesis
12 15 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 15 (11.11%) Route 53
13 14 (10.37%) CloudFront
13 14 (10.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Calico
2 3 (2.22%) DNS
2 3 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) SSH
3 1 (0.74%) SSL
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.41%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (23.70%) MySQL
3 30 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 27 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
5 25 (18.52%) Amazon Redshift
6 24 (17.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 15 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (9.63%) Relational Database
9 10 (7.41%) Big Data
9 10 (7.41%) Redis
10 8 (5.93%) Amazon Aurora
10 8 (5.93%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.96%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (2.96%) Data Lake
11 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.48%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.48%) Blockchain
12 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.48%) Parquet
12 2 (1.48%) Presto
Development Applications
1 55 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 30 (22.22%) GitLab
3 22 (16.30%) Artifactory
4 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
5 10 (7.41%) Gradle
6 9 (6.67%) Cypress.io
6 9 (6.67%) webpack
7 8 (5.93%) Maven
8 6 (4.44%) Bitbucket
8 6 (4.44%) JIRA
9 4 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.96%) Gerrit
10 3 (2.22%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.22%) Sublime Text
11 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.74%) Selenium
12 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
General
1 66 (48.89%) Finance
2 38 (28.15%) Banking
3 10 (7.41%) Law
4 7 (5.19%) Back Office
5 6 (4.44%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.74%) German Language
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (31.85%) AWS Engineer
2 37 (27.41%) Developer
3 35 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 26 (19.26%) AWS Developer
6 25 (18.52%) Architect
7 23 (17.04%) Software Engineer
8 18 (13.33%) AWS Software Engineer
9 15 (11.11%) Java Engineer
10 14 (10.37%) AWS DevOps
10 14 (10.37%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 14 (10.37%) Java Software Developer
10 14 (10.37%) Java Software Engineer
10 14 (10.37%) SQL Developer
11 13 (9.63%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (8.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 11 (8.15%) Cloud Architect
14 9 (6.67%) AWS Architect
14 9 (6.67%) Data Architect
14 9 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.44%) gRPC
2 31 (22.96%) Web Services
3 23 (17.04%) Node.js
3 23 (17.04%) Swagger
4 22 (16.30%) OAuth
5 21 (15.56%) Redux
6 17 (12.59%) REST
7 16 (11.85%) Lambda Expressions
7 16 (11.85%) Spring Boot
8 15 (11.11%) Spring
9 14 (10.37%) RESTful
10 13 (9.63%) HTML
10 13 (9.63%) HTML5
10 13 (9.63%) Kafka
11 10 (7.41%) .NET
11 10 (7.41%) React
12 9 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (6.67%) NumPy
12 9 (6.67%) Pandas
13 7 (5.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Hedge funds
2 18 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (11.85%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (8.89%) User Experience
5 11 (8.15%) Cloud Native
5 11 (8.15%) Clustering
6 6 (4.44%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.70%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.22%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.48%) Robotics
10 1 (0.74%) CMDB
10 1 (0.74%) PKI
10 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.52%) Linux
2 10 (7.41%) Windows
3 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.22%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (1.48%) Unix
6 1 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.74%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.56%) DevOps
2 56 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (37.04%) Microservices
4 37 (27.41%) Software Engineering
5 31 (22.96%) Asset Management
6 23 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (15.56%) Investment Management
8 20 (14.81%) High Availability
9 16 (11.85%) Infrastructure as Code
10 15 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 14 (10.37%) Configuration Management
11 14 (10.37%) Test Automation
12 13 (9.63%) OO
12 13 (9.63%) Web Development
13 12 (8.89%) Unit Testing
14 11 (8.15%) Multithreaded Programming
14 11 (8.15%) Multithreading
14 11 (8.15%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (8.15%) Scalability Testing
15 10 (7.41%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.81%) Python
2 53 (39.26%) Java
3 29 (21.48%) SQL
4 23 (17.04%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.63%) Bash Shell
6 12 (8.89%) Go
7 10 (7.41%) Kotlin
7 10 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.19%) Ruby
9 2 (1.48%) R
10 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) ES6
10 1 (0.74%) Groovy
10 1 (0.74%) Java 8
10 1 (0.74%) Scala
10 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) AWS Certification
2 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
2 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.19%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.96%) Degree
5 2 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
2 5 (3.70%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 63 (46.67%) Docker
2 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.70%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.48%) HDFS
5 1 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 52 (38.52%) Kubernetes
2 39 (28.89%) Terraform
3 30 (22.22%) Ansible
4 19 (14.07%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (12.59%) Puppet
6 15 (11.11%) Istio
7 9 (6.67%) Packer
8 8 (5.93%) Prometheus
9 6 (4.44%) Salt
10 5 (3.70%) Grafana
11 4 (2.96%) Kibana
12 3 (2.22%) Consul
13 2 (1.48%) Hadoop YARN
14 1 (0.74%) Argo
14 1 (0.74%) Automic
14 1 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.74%) logstash
14 1 (0.74%) SCCM
14 1 (0.74%) SCOM
14 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (15.56%) Google
2 15 (11.11%) Oracle
3 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.70%) F5
4 5 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (1.48%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.48%) New Relic
5 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.48%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Cadence
6 1 (0.74%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.74%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.74%) Splunk