Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 May 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 > South East
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 329 364
Rank change year-on-year +110 +35 -17
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 19 23 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.01% 0.59% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 10
Median daily rate £525 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +21.05% -
10th Percentile £406 £427 £385
90th Percentile £675 £600 £570
England median daily rate £575 £575 £550
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £65.00

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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,885 3,922 3,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.08% 26.70% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,244 2,551 2,029
Median daily rate £465 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £225 £288 £300
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 39
Median hourly rate £20.00 £31.50 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.51% +73.99% +9.73%
10th Percentile £16.11 £13.00 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.10 £78.57 £37.50
Median hourly rate £31.25 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +43.68% +8.75% +5.49%

Amazon ECS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Amazon ECS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ECS in the South East

Amazon ECS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon ECS in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Amazon ECS in the South East

Amazon ECS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon ECS in the South East over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon ECS in the South East

Amazon ECS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Surrey +58 8 £475 -20.83%
Hampshire +70 5 - - 3
East Sussex - 5 £644 - 1
Thames Valley +59 1 £413 +10.00%
Oxfordshire +23 1 £413 +17.86%
Amazon ECS
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon ECS.

1 19 (100.00%) Docker
1 19 (100.00%) Terraform
2 18 (94.74%) Ansible
2 18 (94.74%) Scrum
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (94.74%) AWS
3 17 (89.47%) Jenkins
4 16 (84.21%) DevOps
4 16 (84.21%) Kanban
5 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
6 13 (68.42%) Amazon S3
6 13 (68.42%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (68.42%) Amazon EMR
6 13 (68.42%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (57.89%) Linux
8 10 (52.63%) Java
8 10 (52.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (52.63%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (52.63%) Serverless
9 9 (47.37%) Python
10 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
10 8 (42.11%) DSL
10 8 (42.11%) Selenium
10 8 (42.11%) Groovy
10 8 (42.11%) SDLC
10 8 (42.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 8 (42.11%) Liquibase
10 8 (42.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (42.11%) MariaDB

Amazon ECS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (42.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (36.84%) nginx
2 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
3 5 (26.32%) Apache Spark
3 5 (26.32%) Confluence
3 5 (26.32%) GemFire
3 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
4 3 (15.79%) Drupal
5 2 (10.53%) Apache
5 2 (10.53%) JBoss
5 2 (10.53%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 18 (94.74%) Amazon EC2
1 18 (94.74%) AWS
2 13 (68.42%) Amazon ELB
2 13 (68.42%) Amazon EMR
2 13 (68.42%) Amazon S3
3 10 (52.63%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (52.63%) Serverless
3 10 (52.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (26.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (26.32%) AWS CloudTrail
4 5 (26.32%) GitHub
4 5 (26.32%) OpenShift
5 4 (21.05%) Heroku
6 3 (15.79%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (15.79%) SaaS
7 2 (10.53%) AWS Step Functions
7 2 (10.53%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DSL
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SSH
2 2 (10.53%) tcpdump
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MariaDB
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) Jenkins
2 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
3 8 (42.11%) Liquibase
3 8 (42.11%) Selenium
4 7 (36.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (26.32%) Bitbucket
5 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
5 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 5 (26.32%) Protractor
6 3 (15.79%) Mocha
6 3 (15.79%) Snyk
6 3 (15.79%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Development Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) React Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
1 5 (26.32%) Kafka
1 5 (26.32%) LEMP Stack
1 5 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (26.32%) WireMock
2 3 (15.79%) Ajax
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) CSS3
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) React Native
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (10.53%) Memcached
4 1 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (94.74%) Scrum
2 16 (84.21%) DevOps
2 16 (84.21%) Kanban
3 8 (42.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 8 (42.11%) SDLC
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (26.32%) Software Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Data Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Project Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Source Code Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) Groovy
3 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
4 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.79%) ES6
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (100.00%) Terraform
2 18 (94.74%) Ansible
3 13 (68.42%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (36.84%) Kubernetes
5 5 (26.32%) Consul
5 5 (26.32%) Packer
6 2 (10.53%) HAProxy
6 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Salesforce.com