Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 720 784 799
Rank change year-on-year +64 +15 +52
Contract jobs citing Auto-Scaling 76 100 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 80 29
England median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £418
90th Percentile £675 £650 £680
UK median daily rate £513 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -6.82% - +10.00%
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 69,886 81,568 78,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.86% 86.88% 86.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 46,378 54,391 52,037
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,991 2,232 1,904
England median hourly rate £24.65 £21.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -8.71% -
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +17.07% -12.77% +2.17%

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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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +63 46 £500 -13.04% 15
South East +20 12 £550 -3.30% 4
East of England +28 9 £525 -12.50% 3
South West -6 6 £419 -9.95%
North of England +12 2 £600 +9.09%
Yorkshire +2 2 £600 +9.09%
West Midlands +32 1 £575 -4.17% 1
Midlands +28 1 £575 +43.75% 2
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UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 64 (84.21%) AWS
2 47 (61.84%) DevOps
3 41 (53.95%) Python
3 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (48.68%) Azure
4 37 (48.68%) Infrastructure as Code
5 31 (40.79%) PowerShell
6 30 (39.47%) Amazon S3
7 27 (35.53%) Finance
8 22 (28.95%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (28.95%) Public Cloud
9 20 (26.32%) Firewall
9 20 (26.32%) WAN
10 19 (25.00%) DNS
10 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 18 (23.68%) Jenkins
11 18 (23.68%) Scrum
12 17 (22.37%) Serverless
12 17 (22.37%) Puppet
13 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 16 (21.05%) Amazon ELB
14 15 (19.74%) Ansible
14 15 (19.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (19.74%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (19.74%) Terraform
15 14 (18.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (18.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (17.11%) Business Continuity
16 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management

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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 10 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 64 (84.21%) AWS
2 37 (48.68%) Azure
3 30 (39.47%) Amazon S3
4 22 (28.95%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (22.37%) Serverless
6 16 (21.05%) Amazon ELB
7 15 (19.74%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (19.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 14 (18.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (18.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (11.84%) CloudFront
10 7 (9.21%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (9.21%) IaaS
11 6 (7.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (6.58%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (6.58%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (5.26%) GitHub
14 3 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (3.95%) OpenShift
14 3 (3.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) Firewall
1 20 (26.32%) WAN
2 19 (25.00%) DNS
3 13 (17.11%) DHCP
4 7 (9.21%) Network Security
5 2 (2.63%) BGP
5 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.32%) DSL
6 1 (1.32%) HTTP
6 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.32%) ISDN
6 1 (1.32%) MPLS
6 1 (1.32%) SSL
6 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.32%) VPN
6 1 (1.32%) Wireless
6 1 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (9.21%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (6.58%) Apache Hive
3 5 (6.58%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (5.26%) Big Data
4 4 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.63%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.63%) Parquet
6 2 (2.63%) Redis
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.32%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.32%) Flink
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.58%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (6.58%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.95%) JIRA
4 3 (3.95%) Selenium
4 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.63%) Gatling
5 2 (2.63%) JMeter
5 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.32%) GitLab
6 1 (1.32%) Gradle
6 1 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (35.53%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Law
4 3 (3.95%) Police
5 2 (2.63%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.32%) German Language
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Network Engineer
4 16 (21.05%) Architect
5 11 (14.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Developer
7 7 (9.21%) AWS Architect
8 5 (6.58%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (6.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Data Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.95%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Web Services
2 5 (6.58%) Kafka
2 5 (6.58%) Node.js
3 3 (3.95%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) Middleware
3 3 (3.95%) REST
3 3 (3.95%) SailPoint
4 2 (2.63%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.63%) Kendo UI
4 2 (2.63%) Keycloak
4 2 (2.63%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (2.63%) OAuth
4 2 (2.63%) RESTful
4 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.63%) Spring
4 2 (2.63%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.32%) OAuth2
5 1 (1.32%) React
5 1 (1.32%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Public Cloud
2 12 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (9.21%) Cloud Native
4 6 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (6.58%) User Experience
6 4 (5.26%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.63%) Clustering
7 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.63%) NHS
7 2 (2.63%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.32%) MPEG
8 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.32%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) VMS
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.84%) DevOps
2 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (48.68%) Infrastructure as Code
4 18 (23.68%) Scrum
5 14 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (17.11%) Business Continuity
6 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
6 13 (17.11%) Security Architecture
6 13 (17.11%) Test Automation
7 12 (15.79%) Analytics
7 12 (15.79%) BCP
7 12 (15.79%) Business Continuity Planning
7 12 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
7 12 (15.79%) Network Virtualisation
7 12 (15.79%) Project Planning
8 11 (14.47%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
9 10 (13.16%) Microservices
9 10 (13.16%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.95%) Python
2 31 (40.79%) PowerShell
3 12 (15.79%) Java
4 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.58%) Perl
6 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.26%) SQL
7 3 (3.95%) C#
8 2 (2.63%) C
8 2 (2.63%) ES6
8 2 (2.63%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) C++
9 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.26%) MCSA
3 4 (5.26%) MCSE
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) CISMP
4 3 (3.95%) CISSP
5 2 (2.63%) CCNA
5 2 (2.63%) CCNP
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CCIE
6 1 (1.32%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) Docker
2 6 (7.89%) LXC
3 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) HDFS
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) Puppet
2 15 (19.74%) Ansible
2 15 (19.74%) Terraform
3 13 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (9.21%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.95%) Istio
5 3 (3.95%) Kibana
5 3 (3.95%) Packer
6 2 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (2.63%) logstash
6 2 (2.63%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.32%) CloudHub
7 1 (1.32%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.32%) Fluentd
7 1 (1.32%) Grafana
7 1 (1.32%) Graphite
7 1 (1.32%) Nagios
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) Google
3 4 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (2.63%) Databricks
4 2 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.63%) Splunk
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.32%) Meraki
5 1 (1.32%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow