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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 8 August 2022 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
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 407 384 203
Rank change year-on-year -23 -181 +132
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 198 164 189
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.54% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.33% 1.38% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 115 176
10th Percentile £483 £421 £488
25th Percentile £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £575 £575
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -
75th Percentile £700 £694 £713
90th Percentile £738 £738 £750
England median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%

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 14,937 11,887 5,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.49% 38.89% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,048 8,642 3,905
10th Percentile £394 £375 £350
25th Percentile £475 £456 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £713 £713
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 63 26
10th Percentile £19.97 £13.68 £17.50
25th Percentile £24.81 £20.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £32.25
Median % change year-on-year +49.12% -11.63% +53.57%
75th Percentile £66.22 £44.38 £51.88
90th Percentile £79.38 £65.00 £62.13
England median hourly rate £21.26 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.47% +3.75% -4.76%

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 8 August 2022.

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 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +4 28 £625 -3.85% 20
South London -6 4 - -
Amazon ECS
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, 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.

1 178 (89.90%) AWS
2 136 (68.69%) DevOps
3 120 (60.61%) Serverless
4 114 (57.58%) Terraform
5 111 (56.06%) Docker
6 101 (51.01%) AWS Lambda
7 97 (48.99%) CI/CD
8 94 (47.47%) Kubernetes
9 93 (46.97%) Python
10 73 (36.87%) Jenkins
11 69 (34.85%) Amazon EKS
12 68 (34.34%) Amazon EC2
13 67 (33.84%) AWS CloudFormation
14 64 (32.32%) Agile
15 62 (31.31%) Microservices
16 59 (29.80%) AWS Fargate
16 59 (29.80%) Infrastructure as Code
16 59 (29.80%) Amazon S3
17 55 (27.78%) Ansible
18 52 (26.26%) Amazon RDS
18 52 (26.26%) Finance
19 48 (24.24%) DynamoDB
20 45 (22.73%) AWS CodePipeline
21 42 (21.21%) Bash
22 40 (20.20%) Azure
23 39 (19.70%) Java
24 37 (18.69%) GitLab
25 36 (18.18%) Linux
25 36 (18.18%) Amazon SQS
26 35 (17.68%) Software Engineering

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 13 (6.57%) nginx
2 4 (2.02%) Confluence
3 3 (1.52%) IIS
3 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.01%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.51%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.51%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 178 (89.90%) AWS
2 120 (60.61%) Serverless
3 101 (51.01%) AWS Lambda
4 69 (34.85%) Amazon EKS
5 68 (34.34%) Amazon EC2
6 67 (33.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 59 (29.80%) Amazon S3
7 59 (29.80%) AWS Fargate
8 45 (22.73%) AWS CodePipeline
9 40 (20.20%) Azure
10 36 (18.18%) Amazon SQS
11 30 (15.15%) OpenShift
12 28 (14.14%) Route 53
13 26 (13.13%) Azure AKS
13 26 (13.13%) GitHub
14 24 (12.12%) AWS CodeBuild
15 22 (11.11%) Datadog
16 20 (10.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 18 (9.09%) CloudFront
17 18 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.07%) Firewall
2 10 (5.05%) DNS
3 2 (1.01%) Internet
3 2 (1.01%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.01%) VPN
3 2 (1.01%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.51%) RTSP
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (26.26%) Amazon RDS
2 48 (24.24%) DynamoDB
3 22 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.05%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.54%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (3.54%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.53%) Big Data
9 5 (2.53%) MySQL
10 4 (2.02%) Redis
11 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.51%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.51%) Riak
Development Applications
1 73 (36.87%) Jenkins
2 37 (18.69%) GitLab
3 26 (13.13%) Artifactory
4 25 (12.63%) Git (software)
5 20 (10.10%) CircleCI
6 13 (6.57%) JIRA
7 8 (4.04%) SonarQube
8 7 (3.54%) Bitbucket
8 7 (3.54%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.53%) Terragrunt
10 4 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.02%) Cypress.io
10 4 (2.02%) git-flow
10 4 (2.02%) Locust
11 3 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.01%) Cactus
12 2 (1.01%) Gradle
12 2 (1.01%) Maven
General
1 52 (26.26%) Finance
2 34 (17.17%) Social Skills
3 16 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.58%) Banking
5 11 (5.56%) Public Sector
6 9 (4.55%) Front Office
7 6 (3.03%) Legal
8 5 (2.53%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.01%) Law
10 1 (0.51%) Games
10 1 (0.51%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.51%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (35.35%) AWS Engineer
3 58 (29.29%) AWS DevOps
4 56 (28.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 38 (19.19%) Architect
6 29 (14.65%) Developer
7 27 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (10.10%) AWS Architect
9 18 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 15 (7.58%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
11 11 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
11 11 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 9 (4.55%) Java Developer
13 7 (3.54%) Lead DevOps
13 7 (3.54%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.54%) Software Engineer
14 6 (3.03%) Kubernetes Architect
14 6 (3.03%) Python Developer
14 6 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.13%) React
2 19 (9.60%) Spring
3 18 (9.09%) Node.js
4 16 (8.08%) .NET
4 16 (8.08%) Spring Boot
5 14 (7.07%) AngularJS
6 13 (6.57%) JSON
6 13 (6.57%) Kafka
7 11 (5.56%) Lambda Expressions
8 10 (5.05%) GraphQL
9 9 (4.55%) Django
10 8 (4.04%) CSS
10 8 (4.04%) REST
10 8 (4.04%) RESTful
10 8 (4.04%) YAML
11 7 (3.54%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (3.54%) HTML
12 6 (3.03%) Flask
13 5 (2.53%) HTML5
13 5 (2.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.09%) Cloud Native
2 12 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.53%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.53%) Tandem
5 4 (2.02%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.52%) Clustering
7 2 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.01%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.51%) CCTV
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Legacy Applications
8 1 (0.51%) PKI
8 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.18%) Linux
2 12 (6.06%) Windows
3 8 (4.04%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.03%) Unix
5 4 (2.02%) CentOS
5 4 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.01%) Alpine Linux
6 2 (1.01%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (68.69%) DevOps
2 97 (48.99%) CI/CD
3 64 (32.32%) Agile
4 62 (31.31%) Microservices
5 59 (29.80%) Infrastructure as Code
6 35 (17.68%) Software Engineering
7 29 (14.65%) Configuration Management
8 26 (13.13%) Containerisation
9 25 (12.63%) Open Source
10 24 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (10.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 18 (9.09%) Scrum
13 16 (8.08%) Fintech
14 14 (7.07%) Asset Management
14 14 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (6.57%) Migration
16 12 (6.06%) Workflow
17 11 (5.56%) Data Protection
17 11 (5.56%) Decision-Making
18 10 (5.05%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 93 (46.97%) Python
2 42 (21.21%) Bash
3 39 (19.70%) Java
4 33 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 28 (14.14%) SQL
6 18 (9.09%) TypeScript
7 16 (8.08%) PowerShell
8 13 (6.57%) Go
9 11 (5.56%) C#
10 10 (5.05%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.55%) Groovy
12 7 (3.54%) Ruby
13 3 (1.52%) R
13 3 (1.52%) Rust
13 3 (1.52%) VB
14 2 (1.01%) PHP
14 2 (1.01%) Scala
14 2 (1.01%) VBScript
15 1 (0.51%) Clojure
15 1 (0.51%) Cython
Qualifications
1 14 (7.07%) SC Cleared
1 14 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.06%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.01%) CCA
4 1 (0.51%) Degree
4 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.03%) GDPR
2 3 (1.52%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) Accessibility
System Software
1 111 (56.06%) Docker
2 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) LXC
3 1 (0.51%) NFS
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 114 (57.58%) Terraform
2 94 (47.47%) Kubernetes
3 55 (27.78%) Ansible
4 27 (13.64%) Grafana
5 17 (8.59%) Puppet
6 16 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (6.57%) Kibana
8 8 (4.04%) Packer
9 6 (3.03%) Istio
9 6 (3.03%) Prometheus
10 5 (2.53%) Salt
11 3 (1.52%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.52%) Rancher
12 2 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (1.01%) linkerd
13 1 (0.51%) logstash
13 1 (0.51%) Nagios
13 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (12.12%) Splunk
2 13 (6.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.03%) F5
3 6 (3.03%) Google
4 5 (2.53%) Checkmarx
5 4 (2.02%) Progress
6 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle
6 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.01%) CA
7 2 (1.01%) Databricks
7 2 (1.01%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.01%) IBM
7 2 (1.01%) New Relic
7 2 (1.01%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.01%) Solace
7 2 (1.01%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.01%) Spotify
7 2 (1.01%) VMware
7 2 (1.01%) WSO2