Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 503 649 732
Rank change year-on-year +146 +83 +39
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 287 220 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.26% 0.99% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 172 88
England median daily rate £525 £550 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +8.11% +1.75%
10th Percentile £378 £428 £375
90th Percentile £675 £674 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £503
% change year-on-year -4.55% +9.45% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £75.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £75.00 -
% change year-on-year -53.33% - -

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 22,834 22,139 14,902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.34% 23.49% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,765 15,414 10,341
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £273
90th Percentile £662 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £498 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +4.74% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 309 209
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £60.59 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +7.85%

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 +77 146 £550 -4.35% 20
North of England +60 47 £500 -4.76% 5
North West +49 41 £500 -16.67% 3
Midlands +70 29 £450 -5.26% 2
South West +15 24 £700 +47.37% 5
East of England +52 22 £500 +33.33% 2
South East +22 20 £475 -15.56% 5
West Midlands - 20 £419 - 2
East Midlands +43 9 £490 +8.89%
Yorkshire +34 6 £600 +20.00% 2
Amazon CloudWatch
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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.

1 283 (98.61%) AWS
2 206 (71.78%) DevOps
3 185 (64.46%) Python
4 166 (57.84%) Amazon S3
5 157 (54.70%) Linux
6 156 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
7 149 (51.92%) Jenkins
8 145 (50.52%) Amazon EC2
9 144 (50.17%) Terraform
10 134 (46.69%) Git (software)
11 133 (46.34%) Serverless
12 121 (42.16%) AWS Lambda
13 119 (41.46%) AWS CloudFormation
14 110 (38.33%) Docker
15 104 (36.24%) Bash Shell
16 97 (33.80%) Ansible
17 96 (33.45%) Amazon RDS
18 90 (31.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 85 (29.62%) Java
20 78 (27.18%) JIRA
21 75 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
22 74 (25.78%) Configuration Management
23 71 (24.74%) Amazon ECS
24 69 (24.04%) Opscode Chef
25 67 (23.34%) Infrastructure as Code
26 62 (21.60%) Kubernetes
27 58 (20.21%) Route 53
28 56 (19.51%) Puppet
28 56 (19.51%) Datadog
29 53 (18.47%) CloudFront

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 33 (11.50%) Apache
2 32 (11.15%) Confluence
3 22 (7.67%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (6.97%) nginx
5 16 (5.57%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.70%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) Jetty
8 1 (0.35%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 283 (98.61%) AWS
2 166 (57.84%) Amazon S3
3 145 (50.52%) Amazon EC2
4 133 (46.34%) Serverless
5 121 (42.16%) AWS Lambda
6 119 (41.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 90 (31.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 71 (24.74%) Amazon ECS
9 58 (20.21%) Route 53
10 56 (19.51%) Datadog
11 53 (18.47%) CloudFront
12 44 (15.33%) Amazon ELB
13 42 (14.63%) AWS CloudTrail
14 39 (13.59%) Amazon SQS
15 29 (10.10%) GitHub
16 28 (9.76%) Azure
17 22 (7.67%) Amazon Kinesis
18 21 (7.32%) Amazon EKS
18 21 (7.32%) Amazon Glacier
19 16 (5.57%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.23%) Firewall
2 14 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.18%) DNS
4 11 (3.83%) Internet
5 10 (3.48%) VPN
6 5 (1.74%) HTTP
7 4 (1.39%) Network Security
7 4 (1.39%) SSH
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.35%) DSL
8 1 (0.35%) ISDN
8 1 (0.35%) LAN
8 1 (0.35%) MPLS
8 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.35%) SMS
8 1 (0.35%) WAN
8 1 (0.35%) Wireless
8 1 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (33.45%) Amazon RDS
2 47 (16.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 37 (12.89%) Big Data
4 25 (8.71%) MySQL
5 21 (7.32%) NoSQL
6 20 (6.97%) MongoDB
7 16 (5.57%) Hadoop
8 12 (4.18%) Redis
9 10 (3.48%) Amazon Aurora
9 10 (3.48%) Geospatial Data
10 8 (2.79%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.39%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.39%) Parquet
12 4 (1.39%) SQL Server
13 3 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
13 3 (1.05%) Electronic Patient Records
14 2 (0.70%) Apache Zeppelin
14 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 149 (51.92%) Jenkins
2 134 (46.69%) Git (software)
3 78 (27.18%) JIRA
4 36 (12.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 23 (8.01%) GitLab
6 20 (6.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (6.97%) CircleCI
7 16 (5.57%) Maven
8 12 (4.18%) TeamCity
9 10 (3.48%) JUnit
10 7 (2.44%) SonarQube
10 7 (2.44%) Subversion
11 6 (2.09%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.09%) Selenium
11 6 (2.09%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.39%) Bitbucket Server
12 4 (1.39%) Gradle
12 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.05%) Mocha
General
1 47 (16.38%) Finance
2 14 (4.88%) Public Sector
3 9 (3.14%) Retail
4 6 (2.09%) Games
5 4 (1.39%) Banking
6 3 (1.05%) Law
6 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (37.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 84 (29.27%) AWS Engineer
3 62 (21.60%) Developer
4 49 (17.07%) AWS DevOps
5 48 (16.72%) Cloud Engineer
6 44 (15.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (6.62%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.62%) Senior DevOps
8 18 (6.27%) AWS Developer
8 18 (6.27%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.57%) Python Developer
10 15 (5.23%) Architect
10 15 (5.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.18%) Lead DevOps
12 11 (3.83%) Operations Engineer
12 11 (3.83%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.48%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (3.48%) Lead Developer
13 10 (3.48%) Site Engineer
13 10 (3.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.45%) Kafka
1 30 (10.45%) Web Services
2 28 (9.76%) JSON
3 27 (9.41%) Node.js
4 25 (8.71%) Elastic Stack
5 23 (8.01%) RESTful
6 22 (7.67%) .NET
7 21 (7.32%) .NET Core
8 17 (5.92%) XML
9 16 (5.57%) SOAP
9 16 (5.57%) Spring Boot
10 15 (5.23%) Swagger
11 12 (4.18%) Lambda Expressions
12 11 (3.83%) LAMP
13 10 (3.48%) J2EE
13 10 (3.48%) Spring
14 9 (3.14%) Apache Camel
15 8 (2.79%) LEMP Stack
15 8 (2.79%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (2.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.41%) Cloud Native
2 25 (8.71%) Data Centre
3 23 (8.01%) Linux Command Line
3 23 (8.01%) Public Cloud
4 15 (5.23%) PKI
5 14 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.14%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.79%) Analytical Mindset
7 8 (2.79%) Enterprise Cloud
8 7 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.74%) User Experience
10 4 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.39%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.70%) NHS
11 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 157 (54.70%) Linux
2 44 (15.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (14.98%) Unix
4 21 (7.32%) Windows
5 16 (5.57%) CentOS
6 15 (5.23%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.70%) Android
8 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Debian
9 1 (0.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (71.78%) DevOps
2 156 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (25.78%) Configuration Management
5 67 (23.34%) Infrastructure as Code
6 52 (18.12%) Migration
7 50 (17.42%) Scrum
8 39 (13.59%) Kanban
9 38 (13.24%) Software Engineering
10 36 (12.54%) Microservices
11 35 (12.20%) TDD
12 34 (11.85%) Continuous Delivery
13 32 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (10.80%) Computer Science
15 30 (10.45%) Open Source
16 27 (9.41%) ITIL
17 24 (8.36%) OO
18 23 (8.01%) Deployment Automation
18 23 (8.01%) High Availability
19 21 (7.32%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 185 (64.46%) Python
2 104 (36.24%) Bash Shell
3 85 (29.62%) Java
4 47 (16.38%) Ruby
4 47 (16.38%) SQL
5 38 (13.24%) Shell Script
6 27 (9.41%) Perl
7 20 (6.97%) PowerShell
8 19 (6.62%) Go
8 19 (6.62%) JavaScript
9 16 (5.57%) Scala
10 15 (5.23%) C#
11 13 (4.53%) PHP
12 3 (1.05%) C
12 3 (1.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.70%) ES6
13 2 (0.70%) Groovy
13 2 (0.70%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 52 (18.12%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 31 (10.80%) AWS Certification
4 16 (5.57%) Degree
5 10 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.70%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.70%) RHCE
7 1 (0.35%) CCNA
7 1 (0.35%) CCNP
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 110 (38.33%) Docker
2 10 (3.48%) HDFS
2 10 (3.48%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.09%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.74%) Snort
5 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 144 (50.17%) Terraform
2 97 (33.80%) Ansible
3 69 (24.04%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (21.60%) Kubernetes
5 56 (19.51%) Puppet
6 17 (5.92%) Packer
7 11 (3.83%) Consul
8 10 (3.48%) Nagios
9 9 (3.14%) Kibana
10 8 (2.79%) HAProxy
10 8 (2.79%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.74%) Istio
11 5 (1.74%) logstash
11 5 (1.74%) Rsyslog
12 4 (1.39%) collectd
12 4 (1.39%) Grafana
12 4 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (1.39%) Mesos
12 4 (1.39%) Salt
12 4 (1.39%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 44 (15.33%) Red Hat
2 41 (14.29%) Splunk
3 31 (10.80%) New Relic
4 29 (10.10%) Atlassian
5 13 (4.53%) Ping Identity
6 11 (3.83%) AppDynamics
6 11 (3.83%) Google
7 6 (2.09%) Rackspace
8 5 (1.74%) hybris
8 5 (1.74%) SAP
9 4 (1.39%) BMC
9 4 (1.39%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.39%) HP
9 4 (1.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.39%) Percona
10 3 (1.05%) IBM Sterling
10 3 (1.05%) Informatica
10 3 (1.05%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle
10 3 (1.05%) Veeam