Period
to 13 June 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 13 June 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
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 472 467 494
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 +134
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 161 125 347
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.95% 1.03% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 95 230
10th Percentile £406 £430 £425
25th Percentile £452 £472 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £588 £550
Median % change year-on-year -10.64% +6.82% -8.33%
75th Percentile £660 £700 £648
90th Percentile £719 £895 £689
UK median daily rate £540 £594 £550
% change year-on-year -9.05% +7.95% -8.33%

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 16,874 12,097 23,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.64% 31.14% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,131 8,672 16,506
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
25th Percentile £413 £406 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £600 £588
90th Percentile £680 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 181 258
10th Percentile £11.63 £12.75 £12.25
25th Percentile £14.13 £16.50 £14.90
Median hourly rate £20.97 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.84% - +8.11%
75th Percentile £36.50 £34.75 £36.00
90th Percentile £62.25 £55.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.25% - +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 13 June 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 13 June 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 -8 105 £550 -6.38% 43
South East +5 20 £475 -5.00% 4
North of England -22 17 £406 -35.00% 15
North West -5 8 £406 -9.72% 5
North East +8 5 £475 -47.22% 3
East Midlands - 5 £425 -
Midlands - 5 £425 - 6
Yorkshire -4 4 £388 -38.00% 7
South West +18 3 £425 -22.73% 6
East of England - 1 £400 - 7
Amazon CloudWatch
UK

For the 6 months to 13 June 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.

1 158 (98.14%) AWS
2 92 (57.14%) AWS Lambda
3 84 (52.17%) Serverless
4 66 (40.99%) DevOps
5 65 (40.37%) Amazon S3
6 64 (39.75%) Amazon EC2
7 56 (34.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 51 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (31.06%) Terraform
10 49 (30.43%) Python
11 45 (27.95%) Azure
12 42 (26.09%) Jenkins
13 40 (24.84%) Linux
14 37 (22.98%) Git (software)
15 33 (20.50%) Docker
16 32 (19.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 31 (19.25%) Ansible
17 31 (19.25%) Kubernetes
17 31 (19.25%) Amazon RDS
18 30 (18.63%) Amazon SQS
18 30 (18.63%) Windows
18 30 (18.63%) Java
18 30 (18.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 29 (18.01%) Amazon ECS
19 29 (18.01%) Route 53
20 27 (16.77%) SQL
21 26 (16.15%) Microservices
22 25 (15.53%) Finance
22 25 (15.53%) RESTful
23 24 (14.91%) GitHub

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 9 (5.59%) Confluence
1 9 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.48%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.86%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.24%) IIS
5 2 (1.24%) JBoss
5 2 (1.24%) nginx
6 1 (0.62%) Drupal
6 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 158 (98.14%) AWS
2 92 (57.14%) AWS Lambda
3 84 (52.17%) Serverless
4 65 (40.37%) Amazon S3
5 64 (39.75%) Amazon EC2
6 56 (34.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 45 (27.95%) Azure
8 32 (19.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 30 (18.63%) Amazon SQS
10 29 (18.01%) Amazon ECS
10 29 (18.01%) Route 53
11 24 (14.91%) GitHub
12 22 (13.66%) Amazon EKS
13 19 (11.80%) GCP
14 18 (11.18%) Amazon ELB
14 18 (11.18%) AWS Direct Connect
15 17 (10.56%) CloudFront
16 13 (8.07%) AWS CloudTrail
17 12 (7.45%) Amazon Kinesis
18 11 (6.83%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) Internet
2 3 (1.86%) DNS
2 3 (1.86%) SSL
2 3 (1.86%) VPN
3 2 (1.24%) DSL
4 1 (0.62%) 5G
4 1 (0.62%) Broadband
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.25%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (18.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (7.45%) Big Data
3 12 (7.45%) MySQL
4 10 (6.21%) Amazon Redshift
5 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.97%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.11%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.48%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (2.48%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (1.86%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.24%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.24%) HBase
11 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.24%) Sqoop
12 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 37 (22.98%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.70%) JIRA
3 14 (8.70%) SonarQube
4 10 (6.21%) JMeter
4 10 (6.21%) Maven
4 10 (6.21%) Postman
5 6 (3.73%) JUnit
6 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.11%) Subversion
7 4 (2.48%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.48%) webpack
8 3 (1.86%) Codeship
8 3 (1.86%) GitLab
8 3 (1.86%) Katalon Studio
8 3 (1.86%) Mocha
8 3 (1.86%) NeoLoad
8 3 (1.86%) WebLOAD
9 2 (1.24%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.24%) Gatling
General
1 25 (15.53%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Social Skills
3 5 (3.11%) Banking
3 5 (3.11%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.48%) Retail
5 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.24%) Publishing
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
6 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.62%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 53 (32.92%) AWS Engineer
2 37 (22.98%) Developer
3 32 (19.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (16.77%) Architect
5 22 (13.66%) AWS DevOps
6 21 (13.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 20 (12.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (8.07%) AWS Developer
9 11 (6.83%) AWS Architect
10 10 (6.21%) Cloud Architect
10 10 (6.21%) Java Developer
10 10 (6.21%) Python Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) Angular Developer
11 9 (5.59%) Data Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) Tester
12 6 (3.73%) Data Architect
12 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.73%) Platform Engineer
13 5 (3.11%) .NET Developer
13 5 (3.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.53%) RESTful
2 17 (10.56%) .NET
3 16 (9.94%) JSON
4 15 (9.32%) Node.js
4 15 (9.32%) React
4 15 (9.32%) YAML
5 13 (8.07%) Web Services
6 9 (5.59%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (5.59%) GraphQL
6 9 (5.59%) Lambda Expressions
7 8 (4.97%) Spring
7 8 (4.97%) Swagger
8 7 (4.35%) Spring Boot
9 6 (3.73%) gRPC
9 6 (3.73%) Kafka
10 5 (3.11%) CSS
10 5 (3.11%) REST
10 5 (3.11%) Spring MVC
10 5 (3.11%) Spring Security
11 4 (2.48%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.21%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (4.97%) User Experience
4 4 (2.48%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.86%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.86%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.86%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.24%) Robotics
6 2 (1.24%) Social Media
7 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.62%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.84%) Linux
2 30 (18.63%) Windows
3 4 (2.48%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.86%) HPUX
4 3 (1.86%) Solaris
4 3 (1.86%) Unix
5 1 (0.62%) Android
5 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.99%) DevOps
2 51 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.15%) Microservices
4 18 (11.18%) Infrastructure as Code
5 17 (10.56%) ITIL
5 17 (10.56%) Migration
6 16 (9.94%) Test Automation
7 15 (9.32%) Analytics
7 15 (9.32%) Infrastructure Automation
8 13 (8.07%) Change Management
8 13 (8.07%) Service Management
9 12 (7.45%) Business Continuity
9 12 (7.45%) Business Continuity Management
9 12 (7.45%) Cost Optimisation
9 12 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.83%) Scrum
10 11 (6.83%) TDD
10 11 (6.83%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.21%) Open Source
11 10 (6.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.43%) Python
2 30 (18.63%) Java
3 27 (16.77%) SQL
4 16 (9.94%) PowerShell
5 15 (9.32%) C#
6 11 (6.83%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.21%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.97%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.35%) Java 8
10 6 (3.73%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.11%) Go
12 3 (1.86%) C++
13 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.62%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.62%) ES6
14 1 (0.62%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.62%) R
14 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (13.66%) AWS Certification
2 16 (9.94%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.32%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.35%) Degree
5 4 (2.48%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.86%) ISEB
7 2 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.24%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.62%) CCSP
8 1 (0.62%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.62%) IISP
8 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.24%) GDPR
3 2 (1.24%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.62%) NIST
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (20.50%) Docker
2 15 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.86%) Varnish
4 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.24%) HDFS
4 2 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (31.06%) Terraform
2 31 (19.25%) Ansible
2 31 (19.25%) Kubernetes
3 21 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (13.04%) Puppet
4 10 (6.21%) Grafana
5 7 (4.35%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.86%) Kibana
6 3 (1.86%) logstash
6 3 (1.86%) Nagios
7 2 (1.24%) Ambari
7 2 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.24%) Oozie
8 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (13.66%) Splunk
2 16 (9.94%) New Relic
2 16 (9.94%) VMware
3 12 (7.45%) SolarWinds
4 5 (3.11%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.48%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.48%) Hortonworks
6 3 (1.86%) 3PAR
6 3 (1.86%) Adobe
6 3 (1.86%) NetApp
6 3 (1.86%) Okta
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle
6 3 (1.86%) OutSystems
6 3 (1.86%) Rollbar
7 2 (1.24%) CA
7 2 (1.24%) Google
7 2 (1.24%) HP
7 2 (1.24%) IBM
7 2 (1.24%) Informatica
7 2 (1.24%) SAP