Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 603 664 770
Rank change year-on-year +61 +106 +58
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 242 186 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.20% 0.089%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.08% 1.12% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 130 53
England median daily rate £525 £533 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +3.40% +11.35%
10th Percentile £443 £411 £403
90th Percentile £663 £660 £658
UK median daily rate £525 £530 £515
% change year-on-year -0.94% +2.91% +14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 22,469 16,660 11,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 24.65% 18.04% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,642 11,685 7,962
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £289 £291
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 205 153
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% -12.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £58.75 £57.37
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.56 £18.75
% change year-on-year -5.72% -1.00% -13.35%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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 +44 132 £550 +2.33% 57
South East -2 45 £500 +8.11% 11
North of England -7 32 £525 -4.55% 4
Yorkshire -4 20 £500 -
East of England +18 18 £478 -13.18% 7
Midlands -15 11 £475 -13.64% 3
North East -1 8 £525 -4.55% 1
East Midlands +6 6 £450 -18.18%
North West -13 4 £575 +4.55% 3
South West - 4 £475 - 3
West Midlands -18 3 - - 3
Amazon CloudWatch
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 232 (95.87%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (65.29%) DevOps
3 147 (60.74%) Amazon EC2
4 146 (60.33%) Linux
5 137 (56.61%) Amazon S3
6 133 (54.96%) Jenkins
7 129 (53.31%) Agile Software Development
8 105 (43.39%) Docker
9 103 (42.56%) Terraform
10 102 (42.15%) Ansible
10 102 (42.15%) Serverless
11 101 (41.74%) AWS Lambda
12 89 (36.78%) AWS CloudFormation
12 89 (36.78%) Git (software)
13 88 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
14 79 (32.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 77 (31.82%) Amazon RDS
16 76 (31.40%) Java
16 76 (31.40%) Configuration Management
17 74 (30.58%) Bash Shell
18 72 (29.75%) Python
19 70 (28.93%) Amazon SQS
20 69 (28.51%) JIRA
21 66 (27.27%) Puppet
22 64 (26.45%) Confluence
23 60 (24.79%) CloudFront
24 56 (23.14%) JavaScript
25 52 (21.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
25 52 (21.49%) Opscode Chef
26 49 (20.25%) Route 53

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 64 (26.45%) Confluence
2 44 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 16 (6.61%) Tomcat
5 15 (6.20%) Apache
6 13 (5.37%) CMS
7 12 (4.96%) nginx
8 10 (4.13%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.48%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.07%) WildFly
11 2 (0.83%) IIS
11 2 (0.83%) JBoss
11 2 (0.83%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.41%) Drupal
12 1 (0.41%) Jetty
12 1 (0.41%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.41%) Mule
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 232 (95.87%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (60.74%) Amazon EC2
3 137 (56.61%) Amazon S3
4 102 (42.15%) Serverless
5 101 (41.74%) AWS Lambda
6 89 (36.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 79 (32.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 70 (28.93%) Amazon SQS
9 60 (24.79%) CloudFront
10 49 (20.25%) Route 53
11 32 (13.22%) Amazon ELB
11 32 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 29 (11.98%) AWS CloudTrail
13 26 (10.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 26 (10.74%) Google Cloud Platform
14 23 (9.50%) Datadog
15 22 (9.09%) GitHub
16 20 (8.26%) SaaS
17 17 (7.02%) PaaS
18 16 (6.61%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.64%) VPN
2 27 (11.16%) DNS
3 21 (8.68%) Firewall
3 21 (8.68%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.79%) ICMP
5 11 (4.55%) HTTP
6 8 (3.31%) SSH
7 7 (2.89%) SSL
8 6 (2.48%) OpenVPN
9 5 (2.07%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (1.24%) DHCP
10 3 (1.24%) LAN
10 3 (1.24%) WAN
11 2 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.83%) Network Security
11 2 (0.83%) SAN
11 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.41%) VLAN
12 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (31.82%) Amazon RDS
2 52 (21.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 26 (10.74%) MySQL
4 18 (7.44%) Amazon Redshift
5 17 (7.02%) Redis
6 16 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (5.37%) NoSQL
8 12 (4.96%) Big Data
9 10 (4.13%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.31%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.31%) SQL Server
11 5 (2.07%) Parquet
12 4 (1.65%) Amazon Athena
12 4 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.24%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (1.24%) Electronic Patient Records
13 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.83%) Apache Zeppelin
14 2 (0.83%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.83%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 133 (54.96%) Jenkins
2 89 (36.78%) Git (software)
3 69 (28.51%) JIRA
4 38 (15.70%) Maven
5 32 (13.22%) GitLab
6 22 (9.09%) IntelliJ
7 20 (8.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (7.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (7.02%) Bitbucket
10 16 (6.61%) JUnit
10 16 (6.61%) SonarQube
11 15 (6.20%) Vagrant
12 14 (5.79%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (4.96%) CircleCI
13 12 (4.96%) JMeter
13 12 (4.96%) Mocha
13 12 (4.96%) Travis CI
14 11 (4.55%) Gradle
15 10 (4.13%) Eclipse
15 10 (4.13%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (4.55%) Finance
2 4 (1.65%) Billing
2 4 (1.65%) Retail
3 2 (0.83%) Banking
3 2 (0.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.41%) Electronics
4 1 (0.41%) Law
4 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.41%) Marketing
4 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (46.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (23.14%) Developer
3 52 (21.49%) AWS Engineer
4 48 (19.83%) AWS DevOps
5 45 (18.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 21 (8.68%) AWS Developer
7 17 (7.02%) Senior DevOps
7 17 (7.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 14 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (5.37%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.37%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.37%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.55%) Architect
10 11 (4.55%) AWS Architect
10 11 (4.55%) React Developer
11 9 (3.72%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 8 (3.31%) Agile Developer
12 8 (3.31%) E-Commerce Manager
13 7 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
14 5 (2.07%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.25%) Web Services
2 45 (18.60%) Elastic Stack
3 43 (17.77%) Node.js
4 38 (15.70%) React
5 24 (9.92%) REST
6 21 (8.68%) JSON
7 20 (8.26%) CSS
8 19 (7.85%) AngularJS
9 17 (7.02%) Spring
10 14 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (5.79%) Sensu
10 14 (5.79%) Spring Boot
11 12 (4.96%) Express
11 12 (4.96%) Jest
11 12 (4.96%) JSR 170
11 12 (4.96%) Struts
12 11 (4.55%) HTML
13 10 (4.13%) JSF
13 10 (4.13%) LAMP
13 10 (4.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.40%) Linux Command Line
2 22 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 16 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.96%) Video\Live Streaming
5 9 (3.72%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.72%) Fintech
6 8 (3.31%) Private Cloud
6 8 (3.31%) User Experience
6 8 (3.31%) Video on Demand
7 7 (2.89%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.89%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.89%) Over-the-Top Content
7 7 (2.89%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.07%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 146 (60.33%) Linux
2 45 (18.60%) Unix
3 40 (16.53%) Windows
4 23 (9.50%) CentOS
4 23 (9.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 15 (6.20%) Windows Server
7 11 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.48%) DC/OS
9 5 (2.07%) Android
9 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.65%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.41%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Fedora
11 1 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (65.29%) DevOps
2 129 (53.31%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (31.40%) Configuration Management
5 39 (16.12%) Continuous Delivery
5 39 (16.12%) Test Automation
6 32 (13.22%) Open Source
7 31 (12.81%) Auto-Scaling
8 30 (12.40%) Software Engineering
9 28 (11.57%) TDD
10 27 (11.16%) BDD
10 27 (11.16%) Scrum
10 27 (11.16%) Software Delivery
11 26 (10.74%) Coaching
12 23 (9.50%) Load Balancing
13 22 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 22 (9.09%) Migration
13 22 (9.09%) Pair Programming
14 20 (8.26%) Microservices
14 20 (8.26%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.40%) Java
2 74 (30.58%) Bash Shell
3 72 (29.75%) Python
4 56 (23.14%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.74%) Java 8
6 16 (6.61%) Perl
7 15 (6.20%) Ruby
7 15 (6.20%) SQL
8 14 (5.79%) TypeScript
9 12 (4.96%) ES6
10 11 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.55%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.07%) C#
11 5 (2.07%) Go
11 5 (2.07%) Groovy
12 3 (1.24%) C
12 3 (1.24%) Scala
13 2 (0.83%) AWK
13 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.16%) AWS Certification
2 27 (11.16%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.55%) Degree
4 8 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.83%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.40%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 105 (43.39%) Docker
2 23 (9.50%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.20%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.79%) VirtualBox
6 9 (3.72%) NFS
7 8 (3.31%) Active Directory
7 8 (3.31%) Squid
8 5 (2.07%) Postfix
8 5 (2.07%) vCloud
9 3 (1.24%) Apache Flume
9 3 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.41%) HDFS
10 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 103 (42.56%) Terraform
2 102 (42.15%) Ansible
3 66 (27.27%) Puppet
4 52 (21.49%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (17.77%) Kubernetes
6 29 (11.98%) Docker Swarm
7 28 (11.57%) Kibana
8 25 (10.33%) logstash
9 20 (8.26%) Packer
10 19 (7.85%) ZABBIX
11 13 (5.37%) Grafana
11 13 (5.37%) Graphite
12 11 (4.55%) HAProxy
13 10 (4.13%) Nagios
13 10 (4.13%) Prometheus
14 9 (3.72%) Salt
14 9 (3.72%) Sysdig
15 6 (2.48%) Consul
15 6 (2.48%) rkt
16 5 (2.07%) Rancher
Vendors
1 29 (11.98%) New Relic
2 23 (9.50%) Splunk
2 23 (9.50%) VMware
3 22 (9.09%) Adobe
3 22 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.85%) Atlassian
5 18 (7.44%) Google
6 14 (5.79%) Dynatrace
7 10 (4.13%) AppDynamics
8 8 (3.31%) Oracle
9 7 (2.89%) Citrix
9 7 (2.89%) IBM
9 7 (2.89%) MKS
10 5 (2.07%) Ping Identity
10 5 (2.07%) Sonatype
11 4 (1.65%) PagerDuty
11 4 (1.65%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.24%) Greenplum
12 3 (1.24%) Mercator
13 2 (0.83%) NetApp