Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 358 208 331
Rank change year-on-year -150 +123 +177
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 161 193 285
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.54% 1.20% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.42% 3.55% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 177 152
10th Percentile £418 £488 £463
25th Percentile £500 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £575 £575
75th Percentile £688 £713 £650
90th Percentile £730 £750 £687
England median daily rate £565 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +2.73% -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 11,372 5,430 13,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.09% 33.67% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,282 4,096 9,594
10th Percentile £375 £350 £350
25th Percentile £456 £431 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £713 £713 £688
England median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.40% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 32 84
10th Percentile £13.88 £15.25 £13.61
25th Percentile £19.99 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.47 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.89% +26.05% -6.67%
75th Percentile £53.88 £48.50 £27.69
90th Percentile £68.11 £61.23 £52.35
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -29 14 £625 +8.70% 19
West London +3 2 - - 4
South London - 1 - - 3
Amazon ECS
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 145 (90.06%) AWS
2 87 (54.04%) Serverless
3 82 (50.93%) AWS Lambda
4 75 (46.58%) Docker
5 74 (45.96%) Amazon EKS
6 72 (44.72%) Amazon EC2
7 71 (44.10%) DevOps
8 68 (42.24%) Terraform
9 66 (40.99%) Amazon S3
10 59 (36.65%) Python
11 55 (34.16%) Microservices
12 53 (32.92%) AWS CloudFormation
13 52 (32.30%) Kubernetes
14 49 (30.43%) Java
15 48 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (28.57%) Jenkins
17 43 (26.71%) Amazon SQS
17 43 (26.71%) Ansible
18 42 (26.09%) Route 53
19 37 (22.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 33 (20.50%) React
21 29 (18.01%) AWS Fargate
22 27 (16.77%) Finance
23 26 (16.15%) Linux
24 25 (15.53%) Node.js
25 23 (14.29%) AWS CodePipeline
26 22 (13.66%) Infrastructure as Code
26 22 (13.66%) Git (software)
26 22 (13.66%) JavaScript
26 22 (13.66%) PostgreSQL

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 8 (4.97%) Apache Spark
1 8 (4.97%) Confluence
2 7 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.48%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (2.48%) nginx
4 3 (1.86%) Apache
4 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.24%) Drupal
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 145 (90.06%) AWS
2 87 (54.04%) Serverless
3 82 (50.93%) AWS Lambda
4 74 (45.96%) Amazon EKS
5 72 (44.72%) Amazon EC2
6 66 (40.99%) Amazon S3
7 53 (32.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 43 (26.71%) Amazon SQS
9 42 (26.09%) Route 53
10 37 (22.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 29 (18.01%) AWS Fargate
12 23 (14.29%) AWS CodePipeline
13 21 (13.04%) CloudFront
14 19 (11.80%) GitHub
15 17 (10.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 15 (9.32%) Azure
16 15 (9.32%) PaaS
17 13 (8.07%) Amazon EMR
17 13 (8.07%) AWS Step Functions
18 11 (6.83%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) DNS
2 8 (4.97%) VPN
3 6 (3.73%) HTTP
4 3 (1.86%) DSL
5 2 (1.24%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) LAN
6 1 (0.62%) Network Security
6 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (11.80%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (11.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (8.07%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.59%) Redis
7 8 (4.97%) Big Data
7 8 (4.97%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.35%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (3.11%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.24%) Amazon Athena
12 1 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.62%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.62%) Event Store
12 1 (0.62%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.62%) Power BI
12 1 (0.62%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 46 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 22 (13.66%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.70%) webpack
4 11 (6.83%) GitLab
5 10 (6.21%) JIRA
6 7 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 7 (4.35%) SonarQube
7 6 (3.73%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.73%) JUnit
8 4 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.48%) Gradle
8 4 (2.48%) Selenium
9 3 (1.86%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket Server
9 3 (1.86%) Cypress.io
9 3 (1.86%) Maven
10 2 (1.24%) JMeter
10 2 (1.24%) Postman
11 1 (0.62%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.62%) TestNG
General
1 27 (16.77%) Finance
2 21 (13.04%) Social Skills
3 11 (6.83%) Banking
4 10 (6.21%) Law
4 10 (6.21%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (27.33%) Developer
1 44 (27.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (24.84%) AWS Engineer
3 30 (18.63%) Architect
3 30 (18.63%) Java Developer
4 28 (17.39%) AWS Developer
5 20 (12.42%) AWS DevOps
6 18 (11.18%) AWS Architect
6 18 (11.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (4.97%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (4.97%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.97%) Web Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Python Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.73%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (3.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.11%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.50%) React
2 25 (15.53%) Node.js
3 19 (11.80%) RESTful
3 19 (11.80%) Spring
3 19 (11.80%) Web Services
4 18 (11.18%) GraphQL
4 18 (11.18%) REST
5 17 (10.56%) CSS
5 17 (10.56%) Spring Boot
6 15 (9.32%) .NET
7 14 (8.70%) gRPC
7 14 (8.70%) HTML
8 11 (6.83%) LitElement
9 10 (6.21%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (5.59%) AngularJS
10 9 (5.59%) HTML5
10 9 (5.59%) Lambda Expressions
11 7 (4.35%) JSON
11 7 (4.35%) Kafka
12 6 (3.73%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Clustering
1 12 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.83%) Cloud Native
3 10 (6.21%) Legacy Systems
4 6 (3.73%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.86%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.86%) PKI
7 3 (1.86%) User Experience
8 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.62%) Derivative
9 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.15%) Linux
2 7 (4.35%) Windows
3 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.24%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.24%) Unix
5 1 (0.62%) CentOS
5 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.10%) DevOps
2 55 (34.16%) Microservices
3 48 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (13.66%) Infrastructure as Code
5 19 (11.80%) Software Engineering
6 16 (9.94%) High Availability
7 15 (9.32%) Test Automation
8 12 (7.45%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.45%) Project Management
9 11 (6.83%) Analytics
9 11 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (6.83%) OO
9 11 (6.83%) Validation
10 10 (6.21%) Event-Driven
10 10 (6.21%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 10 (6.21%) Scrum
10 10 (6.21%) Tech Ops
11 9 (5.59%) Multithreading
11 9 (5.59%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.65%) Python
2 49 (30.43%) Java
3 22 (13.66%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 13 (8.07%) SQL
6 11 (6.83%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.59%) C#
7 9 (5.59%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.73%) Go
8 6 (3.73%) Java 8
8 6 (3.73%) Ruby
9 5 (3.11%) Groovy
9 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.48%) Java 11
11 3 (1.86%) C++
12 2 (1.24%) ES6
12 2 (1.24%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.24%) Scala
13 1 (0.62%) C
13 1 (0.62%) ES7
Qualifications
1 20 (12.42%) AWS Certification
2 15 (9.32%) SC Cleared
2 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.97%) Degree
4 4 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) QA
2 11 (6.83%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.48%) Accessibility
4 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.62%) DICOM
5 1 (0.62%) GDPR
5 1 (0.62%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 75 (46.58%) Docker
2 8 (4.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.24%) Ceph
4 2 (1.24%) NFS
5 1 (0.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 68 (42.24%) Terraform
2 52 (32.30%) Kubernetes
3 43 (26.71%) Ansible
4 16 (9.94%) Puppet
5 14 (8.70%) Prometheus
6 12 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (5.59%) Istio
7 9 (5.59%) Packer
8 7 (4.35%) Grafana
9 2 (1.24%) Kibana
9 2 (1.24%) linkerd
9 2 (1.24%) Nagios
9 2 (1.24%) Sysdig
9 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.62%) Consul
10 1 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.62%) logstash
10 1 (0.62%) Rancher
10 1 (0.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (6.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.21%) CA
3 8 (4.97%) Oracle
4 6 (3.73%) Splunk
5 5 (3.11%) Cloudera
6 4 (2.48%) VMware
7 3 (1.86%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.86%) SAP
8 2 (1.24%) Adobe
8 2 (1.24%) Google
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco
9 1 (0.62%) Pega
9 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.62%) WSO2