Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 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 Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 186 337 466
Rank change year-on-year +151 +129 +80
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 194 227 175
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.38% 0.62% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.93% 1.90% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 141 153
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.27%
10th Percentile £470 £450 £467
90th Percentile £750 £675 £638
England median daily rate £550 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +118.75% - -

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 4,936 11,976 12,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.17% 32.71% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,441 8,634 8,916
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £476
% change year-on-year - +5.04% +2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 104 76
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% -6.54%
10th Percentile £22.40 £17.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £42.10 £54.98 £82.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year +52.64% +31.03% -12.50%

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 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 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 +101 8 £525 -8.70% 10
Amazon ECS
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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.

1 189 (97.42%) AWS
2 166 (85.57%) DevOps
3 160 (82.47%) Python
4 154 (79.38%) Finance
5 152 (78.35%) Docker
5 152 (78.35%) AWS Lambda
5 152 (78.35%) Serverless
6 148 (76.29%) Java
7 147 (75.77%) Kubernetes
8 142 (73.20%) Web Services
8 142 (73.20%) Asset Management
9 135 (69.59%) Amazon Redshift
10 128 (65.98%) Agile Software Development
11 127 (65.46%) Jenkins
12 122 (62.89%) Software Engineering
13 119 (61.34%) Artifactory
14 103 (53.09%) Microservices
15 95 (48.97%) Azure
16 91 (46.91%) Banking
17 90 (46.39%) Terraform
18 88 (45.36%) PostgreSQL
19 87 (44.85%) Apache
19 87 (44.85%) MySQL
20 86 (44.33%) GCP
20 86 (44.33%) gRPC
21 85 (43.81%) Investment Management
22 84 (43.30%) Hedge funds
22 84 (43.30%) SQL Server
23 81 (41.75%) Google
24 74 (38.14%) AWS CloudFormation

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 87 (44.85%) Apache
2 9 (4.64%) Jupyter
3 6 (3.09%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) Drupal
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) JBoss
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 189 (97.42%) AWS
2 152 (78.35%) AWS Lambda
2 152 (78.35%) Serverless
3 95 (48.97%) Azure
4 86 (44.33%) GCP
5 74 (38.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 68 (35.05%) Amazon EC2
6 68 (35.05%) Apigee
7 61 (31.44%) Amazon S3
8 58 (29.90%) Amazon SQS
9 53 (27.32%) OpenShift
10 17 (8.76%) Amazon EKS
11 16 (8.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (5.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 10 (5.15%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (5.15%) AWS CodePipeline
12 10 (5.15%) AWS Fargate
12 10 (5.15%) GitHub
12 10 (5.15%) Route 53
13 9 (4.64%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) Network Security
2 2 (1.03%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) SSH
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (69.59%) Amazon Redshift
2 88 (45.36%) PostgreSQL
3 87 (44.85%) MySQL
4 84 (43.30%) SQL Server
5 68 (35.05%) Amazon RDS
6 40 (20.62%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (9.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (4.12%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.12%) Redis
9 6 (3.09%) Amazon Aurora
9 6 (3.09%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.52%) Big Data
11 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 127 (65.46%) Jenkins
2 119 (61.34%) Artifactory
3 72 (37.11%) GitLab
4 37 (19.07%) RStudio
5 14 (7.22%) Git (software)
6 11 (5.67%) Gradle
6 11 (5.67%) Maven
7 7 (3.61%) webpack
8 6 (3.09%) Cypress.io
9 3 (1.55%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.55%) Sublime Text
9 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.52%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.52%) Hudson
11 1 (0.52%) Mocha
General
1 154 (79.38%) Finance
2 91 (46.91%) Banking
3 56 (28.87%) Front Office
4 38 (19.59%) Back Office
5 4 (2.06%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) German Language
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (44.33%) Developer
2 74 (38.14%) AWS Engineer
2 74 (38.14%) Java Developer
3 65 (33.51%) AWS Developer
4 63 (32.47%) Java Software Developer
5 60 (30.93%) Java Engineer
6 45 (23.20%) Software Engineer
7 42 (21.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 42 (21.65%) Java Software Engineer
7 42 (21.65%) SQL Developer
8 38 (19.59%) AWS DevOps
9 37 (19.07%) AWS Software Engineer
10 35 (18.04%) DevOps Engineer
11 32 (16.49%) Python Engineer
12 30 (15.46%) Architect
13 29 (14.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 29 (14.95%) Solutions Architect
14 26 (13.40%) AWS Solutions Architect
14 26 (13.40%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 26 (13.40%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (73.20%) Web Services
2 86 (44.33%) gRPC
3 73 (37.63%) Swagger
4 69 (35.57%) OAuth
5 44 (22.68%) J2EE
6 43 (22.16%) J2SE
7 15 (7.73%) Node.js
8 14 (7.22%) React
8 14 (7.22%) RESTful
9 13 (6.70%) Redux
9 13 (6.70%) Spring
9 13 (6.70%) Spring Boot
10 12 (6.19%) REST
11 9 (4.64%) Lambda Expressions
12 7 (3.61%) .NET
13 6 (3.09%) HTML
13 6 (3.09%) HTML5
13 6 (3.09%) Kafka
13 6 (3.09%) NumPy
13 6 (3.09%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 84 (43.30%) Hedge funds
2 54 (27.84%) Equities
2 54 (27.84%) Fixed Income
3 53 (27.32%) Derivative
4 43 (22.16%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (5.15%) User Experience
6 7 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.58%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.58%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.03%) Blog
8 2 (1.03%) Clustering
8 2 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Animation
9 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.52%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.43%) Linux
2 8 (4.12%) CentOS
3 3 (1.55%) Amazon Linux
4 2 (1.03%) Windows
5 1 (0.52%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (85.57%) DevOps
2 142 (73.20%) Asset Management
3 128 (65.98%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (62.89%) Software Engineering
5 103 (53.09%) Microservices
6 85 (43.81%) Investment Management
7 52 (26.80%) Decision-Making
8 51 (26.29%) Deployment Automation
9 41 (21.13%) Mentoring
10 37 (19.07%) Infrastructure Automation
11 28 (14.43%) Technology Roadmap
12 17 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (7.73%) Performance Management
14 14 (7.22%) Scrum
14 14 (7.22%) TDD
15 11 (5.67%) Open Source
15 11 (5.67%) Pair Programming
16 10 (5.15%) Migration
17 9 (4.64%) Test Automation
17 9 (4.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 160 (82.47%) Python
2 148 (76.29%) Java
3 70 (36.08%) SQL
4 38 (19.59%) R
5 16 (8.25%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.19%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.12%) Java 8
7 8 (4.12%) Kotlin
8 6 (3.09%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.58%) C#
9 5 (2.58%) Ruby
10 4 (2.06%) Go
11 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.52%) C
12 1 (0.52%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) ES6
12 1 (0.52%) Scala
12 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (13.40%) Sun Certification
2 7 (3.61%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.06%) Degree
3 4 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) GDPR
1 4 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 152 (78.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 147 (75.77%) Kubernetes
2 90 (46.39%) Terraform
3 16 (8.25%) Ansible
4 11 (5.67%) Consul
5 10 (5.15%) Packer
6 7 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.58%) Kibana
7 5 (2.58%) Puppet
8 4 (2.06%) Grafana
8 4 (2.06%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.03%) Salt
10 1 (0.52%) Automic
10 1 (0.52%) SCCM
10 1 (0.52%) SCOM
10 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (41.75%) Google
2 55 (28.35%) Oracle
3 5 (2.58%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.55%) Dynatrace
5 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.52%) Cadence
6 1 (0.52%) New Relic
6 1 (0.52%) SAP
6 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.52%) Splunk
6 1 (0.52%) Tableau