Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 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.

Auto-Scaling
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 695 784 763
Rank change year-on-year +89 -21 +73
Contract jobs citing Auto-Scaling 137 58 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.063% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.073% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 60
England median daily rate £525 £575 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +10.05% +10.00%
10th Percentile £395 £431 £456
90th Percentile £643 £626 £626
UK median daily rate £525 £575 £520
% change year-on-year -8.70% +10.58% +9.47%
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 79,227 79,417 77,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.99% 85.96% 85.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,909 53,607 51,420
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,956 1,841 2,168
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +2.17% +0.70% -0.70%

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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 17 January 2019.

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 17 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
North of England +32 45 £550 -15.38% 1
Yorkshire - 40 £550 -
London +16 34 £541 -5.87% 10
South East +22 31 £625 +19.05% 6
Midlands +13 14 £394 +5.00% 1
East Midlands - 13 £394 -
East of England +16 7 £588 - 2
North West -6 5 £500 -23.08% 1
South West -27 5 £465 -4.62% 3
West Midlands -17 1 - - 1
Auto-Scaling
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 118 (86.13%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (72.26%) DevOps
3 79 (57.66%) Ansible
4 75 (54.74%) Linux
5 73 (53.28%) Jenkins
6 68 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (48.18%) Amazon RDS
8 60 (43.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 58 (42.34%) Amazon EC2
10 57 (41.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 56 (40.88%) Amazon S3
11 56 (40.88%) Serverless
12 51 (37.23%) AWS Lambda
12 51 (37.23%) Terraform
13 48 (35.04%) Configuration Management
14 44 (32.12%) Docker
15 42 (30.66%) Firewall
16 41 (29.93%) Git (software)
16 41 (29.93%) Microsoft Azure
16 41 (29.93%) Puppet
17 40 (29.20%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (28.47%) Microsoft
18 39 (28.47%) Bash Shell
19 37 (27.01%) Route 53
19 37 (27.01%) Software Delivery
19 37 (27.01%) Security Cleared
20 36 (26.28%) Kubernetes
21 35 (25.55%) SC Cleared
22 32 (23.36%) JIRA
23 31 (22.63%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 29 (21.17%) Confluence
2 13 (9.49%) nginx
3 4 (2.92%) Apache
3 4 (2.92%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.46%) JBoss
5 1 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
5 1 (0.73%) Mule
5 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 118 (86.13%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (43.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 58 (42.34%) Amazon EC2
4 57 (41.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 56 (40.88%) Amazon S3
5 56 (40.88%) Serverless
6 51 (37.23%) AWS Lambda
7 41 (29.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 37 (27.01%) Route 53
9 31 (22.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 27 (19.71%) Amazon ELB
11 26 (18.98%) GitHub
12 25 (18.25%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (12.41%) IaaS
13 17 (12.41%) PaaS
13 17 (12.41%) SaaS
14 16 (11.68%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (6.57%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (4.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 5 (3.65%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.66%) Firewall
2 26 (18.98%) TCP/IP
3 22 (16.06%) DNS
4 17 (12.41%) VPN
5 14 (10.22%) ICMP
6 10 (7.30%) SSL
7 9 (6.57%) HTTP
8 1 (0.73%) Network Security
8 1 (0.73%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.73%) SMS
8 1 (0.73%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (48.18%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (15.33%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (12.41%) MySQL
4 16 (11.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.65%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.46%) Redis
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.46%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.73%) Big Data
8 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 73 (53.28%) Jenkins
2 41 (29.93%) Git (software)
3 32 (23.36%) JIRA
4 24 (17.52%) Selenium
5 22 (16.06%) Subversion
6 21 (15.33%) GitLab
7 14 (10.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (3.65%) Maven
8 5 (3.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (3.65%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.46%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.46%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.46%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.73%) Ant
10 1 (0.73%) JMeter
General
1 9 (6.57%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Banking
2 4 (2.92%) Publishing
3 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Billing
4 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Electronics
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 68 (49.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (29.93%) AWS Engineer
3 39 (28.47%) AWS DevOps
4 36 (26.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 23 (16.79%) Senior DevOps
6 21 (15.33%) Architect
6 21 (15.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 20 (14.60%) Consultant
8 16 (11.68%) AWS Architect
8 16 (11.68%) AWS Consultant
9 14 (10.22%) Cloud Engineer
10 13 (9.49%) Administrator
11 12 (8.76%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (5.84%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
13 7 (5.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 6 (4.38%) Automation Consultant
14 6 (4.38%) Azure Engineer
15 5 (3.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 5 (3.65%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.14%) Web Services
2 17 (12.41%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (10.22%) Memcached
4 12 (8.76%) LEMP Stack
4 12 (8.76%) PHP-FPM
5 8 (5.84%) Node.js
6 6 (4.38%) SAML
7 5 (3.65%) JSON
8 3 (2.19%) .NET
9 2 (1.46%) .NET Core
9 2 (1.46%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.73%) Dropwizard
10 1 (0.73%) J2EE
10 1 (0.73%) OAuth
10 1 (0.73%) REST
10 1 (0.73%) RESTful
10 1 (0.73%) Sensu
10 1 (0.73%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Public Cloud
2 5 (3.65%) Clustering
2 5 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.46%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (54.74%) Linux
2 27 (19.71%) Windows
3 13 (9.49%) CentOS
4 10 (7.30%) Unix
5 4 (2.92%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.46%) VMS
7 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (72.26%) DevOps
2 68 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (35.04%) Configuration Management
4 40 (29.20%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (27.01%) Software Delivery
6 30 (21.90%) Scrum
7 28 (20.44%) High Availability
8 26 (18.98%) Kanban
9 25 (18.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (14.60%) Computer Science
10 20 (14.60%) Load Balancing
10 20 (14.60%) Release Management
11 17 (12.41%) Test Automation
12 16 (11.68%) IT Strategy
12 16 (11.68%) Open Source
13 14 (10.22%) Coaching
13 14 (10.22%) ITIL
13 14 (10.22%) Mentoring
13 14 (10.22%) Systems Engineering
14 12 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.47%) Bash Shell
2 24 (17.52%) Python
3 13 (9.49%) PHP
4 8 (5.84%) Java
4 8 (5.84%) Ruby
5 6 (4.38%) Groovy
5 6 (4.38%) SQL
6 5 (3.65%) C
7 4 (2.92%) Perl
8 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.73%) C#
9 1 (0.73%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 37 (27.01%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.55%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (14.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) QA
System Software
1 44 (32.12%) Docker
2 5 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) KVM
3 1 (0.73%) oVirt
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 79 (57.66%) Ansible
2 51 (37.23%) Terraform
3 41 (29.93%) Puppet
4 36 (26.28%) Kubernetes
5 14 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (8.76%) HAProxy
6 12 (8.76%) Nagios
7 11 (8.03%) Icinga
8 8 (5.84%) Packer
9 5 (3.65%) Consul
9 5 (3.65%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (2.19%) Kibana
10 3 (2.19%) logstash
11 2 (1.46%) Grafana
11 2 (1.46%) Graphite
11 2 (1.46%) StatsD
12 1 (0.73%) rkt
12 1 (0.73%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 39 (28.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.33%) Atlassian
3 14 (10.22%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.30%) ServiceNow
5 5 (3.65%) Google
6 3 (2.19%) Dynatrace
6 3 (2.19%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.19%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.19%) SAP
6 3 (2.19%) Talend
7 2 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle
8 1 (0.73%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.73%) Apple
8 1 (0.73%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.73%) hybris
8 1 (0.73%) New Relic
8 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.73%) Splunk
8 1 (0.73%) VMware