Period
to 20 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon Linux over the 6 months to 20 April 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 Linux AMI
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 639 652 877
Rank change year-on-year +13 +225 +15
Contract jobs citing Amazon Linux 7 27 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.047% 0.007%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.082% 0.23% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 2
10th Percentile £421 £500 £438
25th Percentile £480 £525 £451
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £600 £478
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.65% -13.18%
75th Percentile £538 £667 £511
90th Percentile " £675 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £600 £430
% change year-on-year -12.50% +39.53% -21.82%

Amazon Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8,585 11,736 19,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.03% 20.44% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,646 7,568 12,569
10th Percentile £183 £138 £158
25th Percentile £325 £243 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £423 £425
Median % change year-on-year +6.51% -0.59% -
75th Percentile £538 £525 £538
90th Percentile £625 £606 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -0.13% -3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 924 1,123
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.61 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £13.62 £13.00
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.86
Median % change year-on-year +1.54% +3.80% +2.18%
75th Percentile £43.38 £22.75 £27.33
90th Percentile £56.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%

Amazon Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon Linux in the UK

Amazon Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon Linux.

Daily rate trend for Amazon Linux in the UK

Amazon Linux
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon Linux over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon Linux in the UK

Amazon Linux
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon Linux within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 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
UK excluding London +66 5 £525 -12.50% 4
Scotland -12 4 £525 -4.55% 3
Work from Home -259 3 £525 -4.55%
England +46 2 £388 -41.49% 5
South East - 1 £388 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon Linux 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 with a requirement for Amazon Linux.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) GitHub
4 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
4 3 (42.86%) Public Sector
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) Google
5 2 (28.57%) Apache CXF
5 2 (28.57%) Confluence
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) POJO
5 2 (28.57%) AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse

Amazon Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon EKS
2 2 (28.57%) AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Google Docs
2 2 (28.57%) Slack
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (28.57%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) FishEye
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) ProC
3 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
2 2 (28.57%) Apache CXF
2 2 (28.57%) OpenJDK
2 2 (28.57%) POJO
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) OAuth
3 1 (14.29%) OpenID
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SAML
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Terraform
3 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (14.29%) Packer
3 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Axway
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 1 (14.29%) VMware