Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 628 728 785
Rank change year-on-year +100 +57 +51
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 232 139 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.15% 0.088%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.04% 0.88% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 102 62
England median daily rate £550 £525 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +19.64%
10th Percentile £450 £375 £389
90th Percentile £675 £638 £637
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £75.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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 22,363 15,710 11,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 23.44% 16.58% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,614 10,979 8,137
England median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £270 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
UK median daily rate £485 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.19% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 204 168
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £12.18
90th Percentile £56.88 £60.00 £56.79
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.31 £18.00
% change year-on-year -9.39% +7.29% -17.51%

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 14 November 2018.

Contractor 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 14 November 2018. 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 +38 136 £550 +3.77% 29
South East +16 41 £525 +10.53% 10
North of England +18 38 £525 -4.55% 6
Yorkshire - 19 £500 - 1
North East - 11 £525 - 1
North West -13 8 £625 +13.64% 4
Midlands -10 7 £500 -9.09% 8
East Midlands +18 5 £450 - 2
East of England +13 5 £500 -9.09% 6
South West - 5 £475 - 1
Amazon CloudWatch
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 228 (98.28%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (65.52%) DevOps
3 146 (62.93%) Linux
4 141 (60.78%) Amazon EC2
5 136 (58.62%) Amazon S3
6 135 (58.19%) Jenkins
7 130 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (53.45%) Terraform
9 110 (47.41%) Ansible
10 104 (44.83%) Docker
11 96 (41.38%) Serverless
12 95 (40.95%) Git (software)
13 89 (38.36%) AWS Lambda
14 88 (37.93%) AWS CloudFormation
15 84 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (34.05%) Java
16 79 (34.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 77 (33.19%) Configuration Management
18 76 (32.76%) JIRA
19 75 (32.33%) Python
20 74 (31.90%) Amazon RDS
20 74 (31.90%) Bash Shell
21 70 (30.17%) Puppet
22 69 (29.74%) Confluence
23 59 (25.43%) Amazon SQS
24 55 (23.71%) CloudFront
24 55 (23.71%) Opscode Chef
25 52 (22.41%) Route 53
26 51 (21.98%) Unix
27 49 (21.12%) JavaScript

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 69 (29.74%) Confluence
2 43 (18.53%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (7.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (5.60%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.17%) Apache
6 10 (4.31%) Apache Solr
7 9 (3.88%) CMS
8 6 (2.59%) nginx
9 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.86%) IIS
10 2 (0.86%) JBoss
10 2 (0.86%) WildFly
11 1 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.43%) Drupal
11 1 (0.43%) Jetty
11 1 (0.43%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.43%) Mule
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 228 (98.28%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (60.78%) Amazon EC2
3 136 (58.62%) Amazon S3
4 96 (41.38%) Serverless
5 89 (38.36%) AWS Lambda
6 88 (37.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 79 (34.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 59 (25.43%) Amazon SQS
9 55 (23.71%) CloudFront
10 52 (22.41%) Route 53
11 34 (14.66%) GitHub
12 33 (14.22%) Amazon ELB
13 32 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (11.21%) Google Cloud Platform
15 22 (9.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 22 (9.48%) SaaS
16 21 (9.05%) Datadog
17 20 (8.62%) AWS CloudTrail
18 19 (8.19%) PaaS
19 17 (7.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.64%) VPN
2 25 (10.78%) DNS
3 22 (9.48%) TCP/IP
4 18 (7.76%) HTTP
5 17 (7.33%) Firewall
6 12 (5.17%) ICMP
7 11 (4.74%) SSL
8 10 (4.31%) SSH
9 9 (3.88%) OpenLDAP
9 9 (3.88%) OpenVPN
10 3 (1.29%) DHCP
10 3 (1.29%) LAN
10 3 (1.29%) Network Security
10 3 (1.29%) WAN
11 2 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.86%) SAN
11 2 (0.86%) SMS
11 2 (0.86%) VLAN
12 1 (0.43%) DVB
12 1 (0.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (31.90%) Amazon RDS
2 41 (17.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 20 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.03%) Big Data
5 13 (5.60%) MySQL
5 13 (5.60%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.74%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (4.31%) Redis
8 9 (3.88%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.45%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.16%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.16%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.16%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.72%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.29%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.86%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 135 (58.19%) Jenkins
2 95 (40.95%) Git (software)
3 76 (32.76%) JIRA
4 41 (17.67%) Maven
5 36 (15.52%) GitLab
6 30 (12.93%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (9.48%) JUnit
8 20 (8.62%) Bitbucket
8 20 (8.62%) SonarQube
9 18 (7.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (7.76%) IntelliJ
10 17 (7.33%) JMeter
10 17 (7.33%) TeamCity
11 16 (6.90%) Vagrant
12 13 (5.60%) CircleCI
12 13 (5.60%) Mocha
12 13 (5.60%) Visual Studio
13 12 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (5.17%) Travis CI
14 11 (4.74%) Gradle
General
1 23 (9.91%) Finance
2 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.86%) Marketing
3 2 (0.86%) Music Industry
3 2 (0.86%) Publishing
3 2 (0.86%) Retail
3 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.43%) Back Office
4 1 (0.43%) Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Billing
4 1 (0.43%) Electronics
4 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 118 (50.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (24.14%) AWS Engineer
3 54 (23.28%) AWS DevOps
4 51 (21.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 43 (18.53%) Developer
6 17 (7.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (5.60%) AWS Developer
7 13 (5.60%) Senior DevOps
7 13 (5.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.17%) Architect
8 12 (5.17%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.31%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.31%) React Developer
10 8 (3.45%) Agile Developer
10 8 (3.45%) AWS Architect
11 7 (3.02%) E-Commerce Engineer
11 7 (3.02%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.59%) E-Commerce Manager
12 6 (2.59%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (2.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.40%) Elastic Stack
1 45 (19.40%) Web Services
2 38 (16.38%) Node.js
3 36 (15.52%) React
4 24 (10.34%) REST
5 20 (8.62%) CSS
5 20 (8.62%) JSON
6 18 (7.76%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (6.47%) Spring
9 13 (5.60%) Jest
9 13 (5.60%) Spring Boot
10 12 (5.17%) .NET
10 12 (5.17%) Kafka
10 12 (5.17%) Struts
11 10 (4.31%) JSF
11 10 (4.31%) Spring MVC
12 9 (3.88%) HTML
13 8 (3.45%) JSR 170
13 8 (3.45%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.64%) Linux Command Line
2 19 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.47%) Public Cloud
4 13 (5.60%) Video\Live Streaming
5 12 (5.17%) Private Cloud
6 10 (4.31%) Cloud Native
7 9 (3.88%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.88%) User Experience
7 9 (3.88%) Video on Demand
8 8 (3.45%) Fintech
9 7 (3.02%) Fat Client
9 7 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (3.02%) Over-the-Top Content
9 7 (3.02%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.29%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.29%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 146 (62.93%) Linux
2 51 (21.98%) Unix
3 33 (14.22%) Windows
4 31 (13.36%) CentOS
5 27 (11.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (11.21%) Ubuntu
7 16 (6.90%) Windows Server
8 11 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.16%) CoreOS
10 4 (1.72%) Android
10 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.72%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.86%) Debian
12 1 (0.43%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (65.52%) DevOps
2 130 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (33.19%) Configuration Management
5 35 (15.09%) Auto-Scaling
5 35 (15.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 30 (12.93%) TDD
7 29 (12.50%) BDD
8 28 (12.07%) Scrum
9 27 (11.64%) Test Automation
10 26 (11.21%) Open Source
11 24 (10.34%) Software Engineering
12 23 (9.91%) Pair Programming
12 23 (9.91%) Software Delivery
13 21 (9.05%) Load Balancing
14 20 (8.62%) Analytics
14 20 (8.62%) Coaching
14 20 (8.62%) Microservices
15 19 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (7.33%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (34.05%) Java
2 75 (32.33%) Python
3 74 (31.90%) Bash Shell
4 49 (21.12%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.62%) Java 8
6 15 (6.47%) Ruby
7 13 (5.60%) SQL
8 12 (5.17%) C#
8 12 (5.17%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.74%) Perl
10 10 (4.31%) Groovy
11 8 (3.45%) TypeScript
12 7 (3.02%) Go
12 7 (3.02%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.59%) C
13 6 (2.59%) ES6
14 5 (2.16%) Scala
15 2 (0.86%) AWK
15 2 (0.86%) PHP
15 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.07%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.34%) AWS Certification
4 8 (3.45%) Degree
5 3 (1.29%) ISEB
5 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (16.38%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 104 (44.83%) Docker
2 22 (9.48%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.17%) VirtualBox
5 11 (4.74%) Squid
6 8 (3.45%) Postfix
6 8 (3.45%) vCloud
7 5 (2.16%) NFS
8 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.29%) Apache Flume
8 3 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 124 (53.45%) Terraform
2 110 (47.41%) Ansible
3 70 (30.17%) Puppet
4 55 (23.71%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (20.69%) Kubernetes
6 28 (12.07%) Kibana
7 21 (9.05%) Docker Swarm
8 20 (8.62%) Packer
9 18 (7.76%) Grafana
10 17 (7.33%) logstash
11 16 (6.90%) ZABBIX
12 15 (6.47%) Sysdig
13 11 (4.74%) Prometheus
14 10 (4.31%) Nagios
15 8 (3.45%) Consul
15 8 (3.45%) Graphite
15 8 (3.45%) Rancher
15 8 (3.45%) Rsyslog
16 7 (3.02%) Salt
17 5 (2.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 34 (14.66%) New Relic
2 25 (10.78%) Splunk
3 23 (9.91%) Dynatrace
4 22 (9.48%) VMware
5 20 (8.62%) Atlassian
6 18 (7.76%) Adobe
7 17 (7.33%) Google
8 16 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 12 (5.17%) AppDynamics
10 8 (3.45%) Sonatype
11 7 (3.02%) Citrix
11 7 (3.02%) MKS
11 7 (3.02%) Oracle
11 7 (3.02%) PagerDuty
12 6 (2.59%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.72%) AlienVault
13 4 (1.72%) IBM
14 3 (1.29%) Greenplum
14 3 (1.29%) Ivanti
15 2 (0.86%) SolarWinds