Period
to 1 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Amazon CloudWatch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon CloudWatch over the 6 months to 1 December 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 CloudWatch
UK > England
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 489 395 547
Rank change year-on-year -94 +152 +110
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 288 141 216
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.46% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.14% 1.40% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 107 147
10th Percentile £413 £405 £356
25th Percentile £506 £431 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £488 £525
Median % change year-on-year +17.95% -7.14% -
75th Percentile £699 £559 £638
90th Percentile £760 £618 £685
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £518
% change year-on-year +15.00% -3.38% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Amazon CloudWatch 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 25,282 10,070 22,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.48% 32.53% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,391 7,171 15,517
10th Percentile £320 £308 £283
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £586
90th Percentile £706 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £498
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.50% +4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 166 320
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.88 £13.86
25th Percentile £14.28 £16.46 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.90 £22.25 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.07% +8.54% +17.14%
75th Percentile £44.13 £42.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £60.00 £76.95
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +14.29%

Amazon CloudWatch
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Amazon CloudWatch as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon CloudWatch in England

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in England

Amazon CloudWatch
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch in England over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in England

Amazon CloudWatch
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch within the England region over the 6 months to 1 December 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
London -81 186 £613 +16.67% 57
North of England -98 27 £525 +16.67% 12
North West -78 18 £525 +21.81% 8
Midlands -56 15 £405 -10.00% 3
South East -93 15 £563 +15.38% 9
South West - 15 £450 - 1
West Midlands -64 6 £463 +2.78% 3
East Midlands - 6 £400 -
Yorkshire - 5 £449 - 2
North East -13 4 - - 2
Amazon CloudWatch
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon CloudWatch.

1 285 (98.96%) AWS
2 176 (61.11%) DevOps
3 158 (54.86%) Serverless
4 137 (47.57%) AWS Lambda
5 128 (44.44%) Terraform
6 118 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (39.24%) Amazon S3
8 108 (37.50%) Docker
9 107 (37.15%) Kubernetes
10 101 (35.07%) Amazon EC2
11 93 (32.29%) Python
12 92 (31.94%) Jenkins
13 81 (28.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 72 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
15 69 (23.96%) Java
16 65 (22.57%) Azure
17 63 (21.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 60 (20.83%) AWS CloudTrail
19 59 (20.49%) Route 53
20 58 (20.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
21 53 (18.40%) Linux
22 51 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
23 50 (17.36%) Migration
23 50 (17.36%) Amazon EKS
24 49 (17.01%) Amazon ECS
25 48 (16.67%) Ansible
26 47 (16.32%) JIRA
26 47 (16.32%) Security Cleared
27 46 (15.97%) Infrastructure as Code
28 42 (14.58%) Microservices

Amazon CloudWatch
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (9.03%) Confluence
2 15 (5.21%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.51%) nginx
4 11 (3.82%) Traefik
4 11 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.13%) JBoss
5 9 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.74%) Apache
7 5 (1.74%) CMS
8 4 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.04%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 285 (98.96%) AWS
2 158 (54.86%) Serverless
3 137 (47.57%) AWS Lambda
4 113 (39.24%) Amazon S3
5 101 (35.07%) Amazon EC2
6 81 (28.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 65 (22.57%) Azure
8 60 (20.83%) AWS CloudTrail
9 59 (20.49%) Route 53
10 58 (20.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 50 (17.36%) Amazon EKS
12 49 (17.01%) Amazon ECS
13 39 (13.54%) Amazon SQS
14 38 (13.19%) GCP
15 31 (10.76%) GitHub
16 29 (10.07%) Amazon Cognito
16 29 (10.07%) CloudFront
16 29 (10.07%) IaaS
17 28 (9.72%) AWS Fargate
18 27 (9.38%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.94%) DNS
1 20 (6.94%) VPN
2 16 (5.56%) Firewall
3 14 (4.86%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.47%) SSL
5 9 (3.13%) LAN
5 9 (3.13%) WAN
6 7 (2.43%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (1.39%) Network Security
8 3 (1.04%) DSL
8 3 (1.04%) Internet
8 3 (1.04%) IPv4
9 2 (0.69%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.35%) 5G
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.35%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.35%) GLBP
10 1 (0.35%) HSRP
10 1 (0.35%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.35%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 63 (21.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 22 (7.64%) MySQL
4 20 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (5.21%) Amazon Redshift
6 13 (4.51%) SQL Server
7 11 (3.82%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.47%) Big Data
8 10 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.13%) Amazon Athena
9 9 (3.13%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.43%) Amazon Aurora
11 7 (2.43%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.43%) Redshift Spectrum
12 6 (2.08%) InfluxDB
13 3 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (1.04%) CouchDB
13 3 (1.04%) Redis
13 3 (1.04%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 92 (31.94%) Jenkins
2 47 (16.32%) JIRA
3 39 (13.54%) Git (software)
4 30 (10.42%) GitLab
5 17 (5.90%) webpack
6 16 (5.56%) SonarQube
7 15 (5.21%) Maven
8 14 (4.86%) Terragrunt
9 13 (4.51%) JMeter
10 11 (3.82%) JUnit
11 7 (2.43%) git-flow
11 7 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (2.08%) Artifactory
12 6 (2.08%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.08%) Postman
13 4 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.39%) Selenium
14 3 (1.04%) Gradle
14 3 (1.04%) Mocha
14 3 (1.04%) WebLOAD
General
1 41 (14.24%) Social Skills
2 31 (10.76%) Finance
3 16 (5.56%) Banking
4 14 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.43%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.04%) Law
7 3 (1.04%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (0.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Retail
9 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (28.82%) AWS Engineer
2 81 (28.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (18.06%) AWS DevOps
4 48 (16.67%) Developer
5 46 (15.97%) Architect
5 46 (15.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 37 (12.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 36 (12.50%) AWS Architect
8 28 (9.72%) Java Developer
9 20 (6.94%) AWS Developer
10 13 (4.51%) Consultant
11 9 (3.13%) AWS Consultant
12 8 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (2.78%) Security Architect
12 8 (2.78%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.43%) Cloud Consultant
13 7 (2.43%) Senior Architect
13 7 (2.43%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.58%) RESTful
2 38 (13.19%) Node.js
3 23 (7.99%) React
4 22 (7.64%) Spring
5 20 (6.94%) Web Services
6 19 (6.60%) gRPC
6 19 (6.60%) Spring Boot
7 18 (6.25%) GraphQL
8 17 (5.90%) .NET
8 17 (5.90%) CSS
9 15 (5.21%) Kafka
9 15 (5.21%) LitElement
10 11 (3.82%) cloud-init
10 11 (3.82%) Swagger
11 10 (3.47%) JSON
12 8 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (2.78%) LAMP
13 7 (2.43%) ARM Templates
14 6 (2.08%) XML
15 5 (1.74%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.29%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.90%) Public Cloud
3 14 (4.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (4.17%) Cloud Native
5 11 (3.82%) Clustering
5 11 (3.82%) PKI
6 7 (2.43%) Video on Demand
7 5 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.74%) Legacy Applications
7 5 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.39%) NHS
8 4 (1.39%) Replication
9 3 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.69%) Legacy Systems
10 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.35%) Derivative
11 1 (0.35%) Media Streaming
11 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.35%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.40%) Linux
2 32 (11.11%) Windows
3 29 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (7.29%) CentOS
5 10 (3.47%) Ubuntu
6 9 (3.13%) Amazon Linux
6 9 (3.13%) Debian
6 9 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (3.13%) Unix
7 5 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.39%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.04%) AIX
10 2 (0.69%) Android
10 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.35%) VMS
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (61.11%) DevOps
2 118 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (17.36%) Migration
5 46 (15.97%) Infrastructure as Code
6 42 (14.58%) Microservices
7 40 (13.89%) Scrum
8 24 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 23 (7.99%) Unit Testing
10 20 (6.94%) Configuration Management
10 20 (6.94%) ITIL
11 19 (6.60%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (6.60%) Test Automation
12 18 (6.25%) Analytics
12 18 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
12 18 (6.25%) TDD
12 18 (6.25%) Validation
13 17 (5.90%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (5.56%) BDD
14 16 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (32.29%) Python
2 69 (23.96%) Java
3 39 (13.54%) Bash Shell
4 32 (11.11%) SQL
5 21 (7.29%) Go
5 21 (7.29%) PowerShell
6 20 (6.94%) Groovy
7 13 (4.51%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.51%) Ruby
8 11 (3.82%) C#
9 7 (2.43%) Java 8
10 6 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.39%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.04%) C++
12 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.04%) Scala
12 3 (1.04%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (16.32%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.76%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.21%) AWS Certification
4 13 (4.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.08%) Degree
6 5 (1.74%) CISSP
6 5 (1.74%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.04%) ISEB
8 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.35%) CCNP
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.29%) QA
2 16 (5.56%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.82%) NCSC
4 8 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.78%) NIST
5 7 (2.43%) Accessibility
6 6 (2.08%) SLA
7 5 (1.74%) NIST 800
8 3 (1.04%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.69%) GDPR
10 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 108 (37.50%) Docker
2 17 (5.90%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.69%) Varnish
6 1 (0.35%) NFS
6 1 (0.35%) pfSense
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 128 (44.44%) Terraform
2 107 (37.15%) Kubernetes
3 48 (16.67%) Ansible
4 35 (12.15%) Prometheus
5 29 (10.07%) Grafana
6 20 (6.94%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (6.60%) HAProxy
7 19 (6.60%) Puppet
8 15 (5.21%) Packer
9 14 (4.86%) ZABBIX
10 13 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (3.82%) Consul
11 11 (3.82%) Graphite
11 11 (3.82%) Istio
11 11 (3.82%) linkerd
12 7 (2.43%) Rancher
13 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (1.39%) Opsgenie
14 4 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
15 3 (1.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (9.38%) Splunk
2 22 (7.64%) Oracle
2 22 (7.64%) VMware
3 19 (6.60%) Red Hat
4 17 (5.90%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.21%) New Relic
6 13 (4.51%) CA
7 11 (3.82%) PagerDuty
8 9 (3.13%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.13%) TOWER Software
9 8 (2.78%) Cisco
9 8 (2.78%) Dynatrace
10 7 (2.43%) Meraki
11 5 (1.74%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.39%) Actifio
12 4 (1.39%) Adobe
12 4 (1.39%) Citrix
12 4 (1.39%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.04%) Forcepoint
13 3 (1.04%) OutSystems