Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 December 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 204 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - +244
Contract jobs citing Auto-Scaling 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
North West median daily rate £525 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% - -
England median daily rate £533 £563 £525
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,000 4,673 5,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.03% 82.61% 85.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,166 3,014 3,511
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £573
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 207 166
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £27.00 £24.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.80% +11.50% -16.50%
10th Percentile £11.55 £11.67 £12.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.55 £53.25
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.25% +4.98%

Auto-Scaling
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Auto-Scaling in the North West

Auto-Scaling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Auto-Scaling in the North West

Auto-Scaling
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Manchester -15 1 £525 -19.23%
Auto-Scaling
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Auto-Scaling.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Route 53
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) GitLab
1 2 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Kibana
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Rundeck
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Sensu
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy

Auto-Scaling
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (100.00%) Route 53
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ICMP
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) GitLab
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Sensu
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kibana
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft