Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Auto-Scaling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Auto-Scaling over the 6 months to 13 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.

Auto-Scaling
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 727 830 821
Rank change year-on-year +103 -9 +41
Contract jobs citing Auto-Scaling 138 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.040% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.047% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 26 40
England median daily rate £550 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £405 £422 £462
90th Percentile £650 £650 £621
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Auto-Scaling is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81,901 80,718 83,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.38% 85.93% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,857 54,172 55,310
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £606
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,106 1,919 2,229
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Auto-Scaling as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Auto-Scaling in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Auto-Scaling in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Auto-Scaling in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Auto-Scaling in England

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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 Auto-Scaling within the England region over the 6 months to 13 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 +31 42 £575 - 11
North of England +13 40 £550 -15.38%
Yorkshire - 38 £550 -
South East +10 29 £600 +20.00% 8
Midlands - 11 £400 - 1
East of England +8 8 £600 - 4
East Midlands - 8 £400 - 1
South West -34 5 £465 +27.40%
West Midlands - 3 £600 -
North West -10 2 £525 -19.23%
Auto-Scaling
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Auto-Scaling 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 Auto-Scaling.

1 119 (86.23%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (71.01%) DevOps
3 78 (56.52%) Ansible
3 78 (56.52%) Linux
4 69 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (49.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 67 (48.55%) Jenkins
7 66 (47.83%) Amazon RDS
8 64 (46.38%) Amazon S3
9 63 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (44.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 62 (44.93%) Serverless
11 58 (42.03%) Terraform
12 56 (40.58%) AWS Lambda
13 45 (32.61%) Docker
13 45 (32.61%) Firewall
14 42 (30.43%) Configuration Management
14 42 (30.43%) Bash Shell
14 42 (30.43%) Puppet
15 40 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
16 38 (27.54%) Git (software)
17 37 (26.81%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (25.36%) Kubernetes
19 34 (24.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 34 (24.64%) Route 53
20 33 (23.91%) Amazon ELB
20 33 (23.91%) Microsoft
21 32 (23.19%) Security Cleared
21 32 (23.19%) Software Delivery
22 31 (22.46%) SC Cleared

Auto-Scaling
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 23 (16.67%) Confluence
2 9 (6.52%) nginx
3 6 (4.35%) Apache
4 4 (2.90%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.17%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) Mule
7 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 119 (86.23%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 68 (49.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 64 (46.38%) Amazon S3
5 62 (44.93%) Serverless
5 62 (44.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 56 (40.58%) AWS Lambda
7 40 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
8 34 (24.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 34 (24.64%) Route 53
9 33 (23.91%) Amazon ELB
10 24 (17.39%) GitHub
11 21 (15.22%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (12.32%) IaaS
13 16 (11.59%) PaaS
14 14 (10.14%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (10.14%) SaaS
15 12 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
16 8 (5.80%) Amazon EMR
17 6 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.61%) Firewall
2 28 (20.29%) TCP/IP
3 19 (13.77%) DNS
4 15 (10.87%) SSL
5 14 (10.14%) HTTP
6 13 (9.42%) VPN
7 11 (7.97%) ICMP
8 2 (1.45%) Network Security
9 1 (0.72%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.72%) SMS
9 1 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (47.83%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (9.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (7.25%) MySQL
5 4 (2.90%) Big Data
5 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.45%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.45%) HBase
6 2 (1.45%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.45%) Redis
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (48.55%) Jenkins
2 38 (27.54%) Git (software)
3 27 (19.57%) JIRA
4 22 (15.94%) Subversion
5 20 (14.49%) Selenium
6 17 (12.32%) GitLab
7 11 (7.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (3.62%) Maven
9 4 (2.90%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.45%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.45%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.45%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.72%) Ant
12 1 (0.72%) JMeter
General
1 7 (5.07%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Banking
3 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.45%) Billing
4 2 (1.45%) Music Industry
4 2 (1.45%) Publishing
4 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (50.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (27.54%) AWS Engineer
3 35 (25.36%) AWS DevOps
4 32 (23.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 25 (18.12%) Consultant
6 21 (15.22%) Architect
7 20 (14.49%) AWS Consultant
8 18 (13.04%) Senior DevOps
9 16 (11.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 14 (10.14%) AWS Architect
11 9 (6.52%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (5.80%) Administrator
13 7 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
14 6 (4.35%) Automation Consultant
14 6 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
15 5 (3.62%) Azure Architect
15 5 (3.62%) Lead DevOps Engineer
15 5 (3.62%) Linux Administrator
15 5 (3.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.67%) Web Services
2 12 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (7.97%) JSON
4 10 (7.25%) Memcached
5 9 (6.52%) Node.js
6 8 (5.80%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (5.80%) PHP-FPM
7 7 (5.07%) SAML
8 4 (2.90%) .NET
9 2 (1.45%) .NET Core
9 2 (1.45%) Kafka
9 2 (1.45%) Lambda Expressions
9 2 (1.45%) Middleware
9 2 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.45%) RESTful
9 2 (1.45%) Spark Streaming
9 2 (1.45%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.72%) Dropwizard
10 1 (0.72%) REST
10 1 (0.72%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 20 (14.49%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.35%) Clustering
3 6 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.17%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (56.52%) Linux
2 28 (20.29%) Windows
3 12 (8.70%) Unix
4 11 (7.97%) CentOS
5 7 (5.07%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.17%) VMS
8 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (71.01%) DevOps
2 63 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (30.43%) Configuration Management
4 37 (26.81%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (23.19%) Software Delivery
6 25 (18.12%) Scrum
7 24 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (16.67%) High Availability
8 23 (16.67%) Kanban
9 21 (15.22%) IT Strategy
10 19 (13.77%) Test Automation
11 16 (11.59%) Release Management
12 13 (9.42%) Load Balancing
12 13 (9.42%) Open Source
13 12 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (7.97%) Coaching
14 11 (7.97%) Mentoring
14 11 (7.97%) Systems Engineering
15 10 (7.25%) Data Science
15 10 (7.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.43%) Bash Shell
2 30 (21.74%) Python
3 12 (8.70%) Ruby
4 11 (7.97%) Java
5 8 (5.80%) PHP
6 7 (5.07%) Groovy
7 6 (4.35%) C
7 6 (4.35%) SQL
8 5 (3.62%) Perl
9 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.72%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 32 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 31 (22.46%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (16.67%) Degree
4 5 (3.62%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 45 (32.61%) Docker
2 6 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) KVM
4 1 (0.72%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 78 (56.52%) Ansible
2 58 (42.03%) Terraform
3 42 (30.43%) Puppet
4 35 (25.36%) Kubernetes
5 17 (12.32%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (6.52%) Nagios
7 8 (5.80%) HAProxy
7 8 (5.80%) Icinga
8 7 (5.07%) Packer
9 6 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (2.90%) Consul
11 3 (2.17%) Kibana
11 3 (2.17%) logstash
12 2 (1.45%) Grafana
12 2 (1.45%) Graphite
12 2 (1.45%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (1.45%) Oozie
12 2 (1.45%) Prometheus
12 2 (1.45%) StatsD
13 1 (0.72%) rkt
Vendors
1 33 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.32%) Atlassian
3 10 (7.25%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.52%) Google
5 7 (5.07%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.90%) VMware
7 3 (2.17%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.17%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.17%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.45%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.45%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.45%) MapR
9 1 (0.72%) Apple
9 1 (0.72%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.72%) hybris
9 1 (0.72%) New Relic
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle
9 1 (0.72%) SAP
9 1 (0.72%) Splunk