Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 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 CloudWatch
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 564 585 681
Rank change year-on-year +21 +96 +77
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 137 264 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.72% 1.11% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 173 138
England median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +9.45%
10th Percentile £422 £425 £425
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England 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 18,909 23,863 18,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.61% 26.50% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,955 16,606 12,642
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 289 222
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.02 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £71.85 £55.50 £54.85
UK median hourly rate £21.42 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.68% -11.25% +9.45%

Amazon CloudWatch
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon CloudWatch in England

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in England

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in England

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 25 February 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
London +79 71 £575 - 44
North of England +67 31 £533 +1.43% 17
South East +54 25 £594 +18.75% 8
North West +44 23 £525 -8.70% 5
Midlands +36 6 £505 -12.17% 9
East of England +1 6 £613 +27.60% 5
Yorkshire +32 4 £520 +4.05% 11
North East +22 4 £900 +71.43% 1
West Midlands +47 3 £325 -51.13% 9
East Midlands +35 3 £505 +12.22%
South West +10 1 £550 +15.79% 3
Amazon CloudWatch
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 132 (96.35%) AWS
2 80 (58.39%) DevOps
3 75 (54.74%) Serverless
4 68 (49.64%) Amazon EC2
5 64 (46.72%) AWS Lambda
5 64 (46.72%) Terraform
6 62 (45.26%) Amazon S3
7 60 (43.80%) Jenkins
8 58 (42.34%) Docker
9 57 (41.61%) Python
10 51 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (35.77%) Linux
12 48 (35.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 44 (32.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 44 (32.12%) Amazon ECS
13 44 (32.12%) Ansible
14 38 (27.74%) Amazon RDS
15 34 (24.82%) Puppet
16 32 (23.36%) CloudFront
17 31 (22.63%) Java
18 30 (21.90%) Git (software)
19 29 (21.17%) Kubernetes
20 28 (20.44%) AWS CloudTrail
20 28 (20.44%) JIRA
20 28 (20.44%) Route 53
21 27 (19.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 26 (18.98%) Microservices
23 24 (17.52%) Splunk
24 22 (16.06%) Opscode Chef
24 22 (16.06%) Bash Shell

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 16 (11.68%) Confluence
2 13 (9.49%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.84%) Apache
4 5 (3.65%) nginx
5 4 (2.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.92%) CMS
5 4 (2.92%) Headless CMS
6 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (1.46%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 132 (96.35%) AWS
2 75 (54.74%) Serverless
3 68 (49.64%) Amazon EC2
4 64 (46.72%) AWS Lambda
5 62 (45.26%) Amazon S3
6 48 (35.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 44 (32.12%) Amazon ECS
7 44 (32.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (23.36%) CloudFront
9 28 (20.44%) AWS CloudTrail
9 28 (20.44%) Route 53
10 21 (15.33%) Amazon ELB
11 20 (14.60%) Amazon SQS
11 20 (14.60%) OpenShift
12 17 (12.41%) Azure
13 16 (11.68%) Datadog
14 15 (10.95%) Amazon EMR
15 13 (9.49%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 13 (9.49%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (9.49%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) VPN
2 10 (7.30%) HTTP
3 7 (5.11%) Firewall
3 7 (5.11%) Internet
3 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.38%) DNS
5 4 (2.92%) MQTT
5 4 (2.92%) Network Security
6 1 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.73%) SSH
6 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.74%) Amazon RDS
2 27 (19.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 16 (11.68%) Big Data
4 12 (8.76%) MySQL
5 8 (5.84%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.38%) Amazon Aurora
6 6 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.38%) Redis
7 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.92%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.19%) Electronic Patient Records
9 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 60 (43.80%) Jenkins
2 30 (21.90%) Git (software)
3 28 (20.44%) JIRA
4 17 (12.41%) SonarQube
5 16 (11.68%) GitLab
6 11 (8.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (5.84%) CircleCI
8 6 (4.38%) GoCD
8 6 (4.38%) Gradle
8 6 (4.38%) Travis CI
9 5 (3.65%) Maven
9 5 (3.65%) Snyk
9 5 (3.65%) Subversion
10 4 (2.92%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.46%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.73%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (9.49%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Retail
3 8 (5.84%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.92%) Banking
5 3 (2.19%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.73%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (32.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (25.55%) AWS Engineer
3 23 (16.79%) AWS DevOps
4 20 (14.60%) Architect
5 17 (12.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 16 (11.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (11.68%) Developer
7 13 (9.49%) Senior DevOps
7 13 (9.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) AWS Architect
8 10 (7.30%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (5.84%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.11%) Consultant
10 7 (5.11%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.38%) AWS Consultant
11 6 (4.38%) Security Consultant
12 5 (3.65%) AWS Developer
12 5 (3.65%) DevOps Consultant
12 5 (3.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.60%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (9.49%) Web Services
3 12 (8.76%) RESTful
4 11 (8.03%) Node.js
5 9 (6.57%) JSON
6 7 (5.11%) LAMP
6 7 (5.11%) LEMP Stack
6 7 (5.11%) Spring
6 7 (5.11%) Spring Boot
7 6 (4.38%) .NET
7 6 (4.38%) React
7 6 (4.38%) REST
7 6 (4.38%) Swagger
8 5 (3.65%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.92%) .NET Core
9 4 (2.92%) boto
9 4 (2.92%) HTML
9 4 (2.92%) JSR 170
9 4 (2.92%) Kafka
9 4 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Public Cloud
2 8 (5.84%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (5.11%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.46%) PKI
8 1 (0.73%) Clustering
8 1 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.73%) IVR
8 1 (0.73%) NHS
8 1 (0.73%) Replication
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.77%) Linux
2 16 (11.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (6.57%) CentOS
3 9 (6.57%) Unix
4 7 (5.11%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (58.39%) DevOps
2 51 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.98%) Microservices
4 22 (16.06%) Configuration Management
5 20 (14.60%) Open Source
6 19 (13.87%) Scrum
7 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.68%) Infrastructure as Code
8 16 (11.68%) Kanban
9 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
10 13 (9.49%) Migration
11 10 (7.30%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 8 (5.84%) Analytics
12 8 (5.84%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.11%) Data Analytics
13 7 (5.11%) Data Modelling
13 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Automation
13 7 (5.11%) ITIL
14 6 (4.38%) High Availability
14 6 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.61%) Python
2 31 (22.63%) Java
3 22 (16.06%) Bash Shell
4 14 (10.22%) Ruby
5 10 (7.30%) Perl
6 8 (5.84%) Groovy
6 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.11%) Java 8
7 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.11%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.38%) PHP
9 5 (3.65%) SQL
10 4 (2.92%) Go
11 3 (2.19%) C#
12 2 (1.46%) C++
12 2 (1.46%) R
12 2 (1.46%) Scala
13 1 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) AWS Certification
2 14 (10.22%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.92%) Degree
5 3 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.46%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.73%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (2.19%) NCSC
3 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.73%) GDPR
4 1 (0.73%) PMO
4 1 (0.73%) PSD2
System Software
1 58 (42.34%) Docker
2 8 (5.84%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.46%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.46%) HDFS
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 64 (46.72%) Terraform
2 44 (32.12%) Ansible
3 34 (24.82%) Puppet
4 29 (21.17%) Kubernetes
5 22 (16.06%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (6.57%) Packer
7 6 (4.38%) Grafana
7 6 (4.38%) ZABBIX
8 5 (3.65%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (3.65%) collectd
8 5 (3.65%) logstash
8 5 (3.65%) Zipkin
9 4 (2.92%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (2.92%) HAProxy
9 4 (2.92%) Prometheus
9 4 (2.92%) Rancher
10 3 (2.19%) Consul
10 3 (2.19%) Nagios
11 2 (1.46%) Kibana
11 2 (1.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (17.52%) Splunk
2 12 (8.76%) New Relic
2 12 (8.76%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.38%) Google
4 5 (3.65%) BMC
4 5 (3.65%) Dynatrace
4 5 (3.65%) HP
4 5 (3.65%) Ping Identity
5 4 (2.92%) Adobe
5 4 (2.92%) Black Duck
6 3 (2.19%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.19%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.19%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle
7 2 (1.46%) CA
7 2 (1.46%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (1.46%) Veeam
8 1 (0.73%) hybris
8 1 (0.73%) PagerDuty