The table below looks at the statistics for CloudFront skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CloudFront over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon CloudFront
UK
Rank 561 603 593
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -10
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 30 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.062% 0.025%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.52% 0.80% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 10
Median daily rate £515 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.64% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £413 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £513 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +28.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5725 3987 2502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.58% 7.79% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4058 2782 1609
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 59 87
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.80 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.66 £80.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

CloudFront
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CloudFront as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

CloudFront Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CloudFront
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CloudFront within the UK.

CloudFront Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CloudFront
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CloudFront within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

CloudFront Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CloudFront
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CloudFront within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 29 £520 +6.66% 6
London +22 28 £520 +9.47% 6
South East +13 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -
City of London - 1 £500 - 2
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

CloudFront
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CloudFront also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CloudFront.

1 58 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (84.48%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (82.76%) Amazon S3
4 46 (79.31%) Amazon RDS
5 44 (75.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 43 (74.14%) DevOps
7 34 (58.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 28 (48.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 27 (46.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 26 (44.83%) nginx
10 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (43.10%) PaaS
11 25 (43.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 24 (41.38%) Terraform
12 24 (41.38%) VPN
13 23 (39.66%) Auto-Scaling
13 23 (39.66%) AWS CloudTrail
14 22 (37.93%) Microservices
15 19 (32.76%) Python
16 18 (31.03%) AWS Certification
16 18 (31.03%) Amazon ELB
17 16 (27.59%) Puppet
17 16 (27.59%) Linux
18 15 (25.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
19 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
20 12 (20.69%) Java
21 11 (18.97%) PHP
21 11 (18.97%) MongoDB
21 11 (18.97%) Route 53

CloudFront
Top Related 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 26 (44.83%) nginx
2 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.62%) Confluence
4 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (3.45%) Lightstreamer
5 2 (3.45%) WebORB
5 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 58 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (84.48%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (82.76%) Amazon S3
4 44 (75.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (58.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 28 (48.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 25 (43.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 25 (43.10%) PaaS
8 23 (39.66%) AWS CloudTrail
9 18 (31.03%) Amazon ELB
10 15 (25.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 11 (18.97%) Route 53
12 9 (15.52%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (10.34%) Akamai
14 3 (5.17%) IaaS
14 3 (5.17%) SaaS
15 2 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
16 1 (1.72%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) VPN
2 6 (10.34%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.17%) Network Security
4 3 (5.17%) SSL
5 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.72%) DNS
6 1 (1.72%) HTTP
6 1 (1.72%) IPsec
6 1 (1.72%) LAN
6 1 (1.72%) MPLS
6 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (79.31%) Amazon RDS
2 27 (46.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
4 11 (18.97%) MongoDB
5 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
6 6 (10.34%) Redis
7 3 (5.17%) MySQL
7 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.72%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.34%) Vagrant
3 5 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (8.62%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.45%) Maven
4 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Bower
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Multimedia
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (48.28%) AWS Engineer
3 27 (46.55%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (13.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (6.90%) NoSQL Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) AWS Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Broadcast Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (5.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Web Services
2 7 (12.07%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (12.07%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (10.34%) HTML
4 5 (8.62%) CSS
5 4 (6.90%) Middleware
6 3 (5.17%) Akka
6 3 (5.17%) JSON
6 3 (5.17%) Kafka
6 3 (5.17%) REST
7 2 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (3.45%) FpML
7 2 (3.45%) Serverless Framework
7 2 (3.45%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (1.72%) .NET
8 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.72%) Node.js
8 1 (1.72%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.72%) RESTful
8 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Unix
2 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 7 (12.07%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (74.14%) DevOps
2 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (39.66%) Auto-Scaling
4 22 (37.93%) Microservices
5 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 10 (17.24%) SOA
7 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.07%) Migration
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.90%) SDLC
10 4 (6.90%) Validation
11 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.17%) High Availability
11 3 (5.17%) ITIL
11 3 (5.17%) Project Management
12 2 (3.45%) Defensive Programming
12 2 (3.45%) Multithreading
12 2 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) Python
2 12 (20.69%) Java
3 11 (18.97%) PHP
4 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
5 9 (15.52%) Ruby
5 9 (15.52%) SQL
6 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.90%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) Scala
9 2 (3.45%) C#
9 2 (3.45%) C++
9 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.72%) CCNA
2 1 (1.72%) CCNP
2 1 (1.72%) CISA
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.72%) CISM
2 1 (1.72%) CISSP
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) MCSE
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) XenApp
3 1 (1.72%) HDFS
3 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (41.38%) Terraform
2 16 (27.59%) Puppet
3 8 (13.79%) Ansible
3 8 (13.79%) Packer
4 6 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.17%) Graphite
5 3 (5.17%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.45%) Consul
6 2 (3.45%) Grafana
6 2 (3.45%) logstash
7 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) New Relic
2 5 (8.62%) SaltStack
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) NetApp
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) SAP