Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Route 53 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Route 53 over the 6 months to 19 August 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.

Amazon Route 53
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 594 586 661
Rank change year-on-year -8 +75 -11
Contract jobs citing Route 53 52 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.095% 0.074% 0.059%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.51% 0.59% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 26
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +8.43%
10th Percentile £400 £367 £356
90th Percentile £601 £575 £506
UK median daily rate £550 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - -

Route 53 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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 10,143 6,466 5,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.59% 12.63% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,497 4,151 3,462
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +7.59%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 136 114
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +4.41% -24.44%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.63 £10.89
90th Percentile £55.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £18.60 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -2.11% -3.11% -12.84%

Route 53
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Route 53 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Route 53 in the UK excluding London

Route 53
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Route 53 in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Route 53 in the UK excluding London

Route 53
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Route 53 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Route 53 in the UK excluding London

Route 53
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Route 53 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Midlands +7 21 £400 -20.00% 1
North of England -12 15 £475 - 6
West Midlands -14 15 £475 -5.00% 1
North West -5 9 £496 +4.32% 4
South East -10 8 £525 +31.25% 4
East Midlands +6 6 £400 -15.79%
Yorkshire -2 5 £438 -20.45% 2
South West -13 4 £450 +17.65%
Scotland -41 3 £425 -5.56%
East of England -6 1 £570 +21.60%
North East -7 1 - -
Route 53
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Route 53 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Route 53.

1 52 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (98.08%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (94.23%) DevOps
4 43 (82.69%) Linux
5 42 (80.77%) Amazon S3
6 38 (73.08%) Amazon ELB
7 31 (59.62%) Puppet
7 31 (59.62%) Terraform
8 30 (57.69%) Docker
9 26 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
9 26 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 24 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (40.38%) Jenkins
12 18 (34.62%) Python
13 15 (28.85%) Ansible
14 14 (26.92%) HTTP
15 13 (25.00%) Kubernetes
15 13 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
16 12 (23.08%) Serverless
16 12 (23.08%) CentOS
16 12 (23.08%) MySQL
16 12 (23.08%) Web Services
16 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
16 12 (23.08%) Migration
16 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
16 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
17 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
17 11 (21.15%) Elastic Stack
18 10 (19.23%) Prometheus

Route 53
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 52 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (98.08%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (80.77%) Amazon S3
4 38 (73.08%) Amazon ELB
5 26 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (23.08%) Serverless
8 9 (17.31%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (7.69%) CloudFront
11 4 (7.69%) GitHub
12 3 (5.77%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (3.85%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
14 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) HTTP
2 6 (11.54%) SSL
3 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.85%) DSL
4 2 (3.85%) IPsec
4 2 (3.85%) OpenVPN
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (23.08%) MySQL
3 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
4 9 (17.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.85%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) Jenkins
2 10 (19.23%) GitLab
2 10 (19.23%) SonarQube
3 4 (7.69%) JIRA
4 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.85%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.85%) Hudson
5 2 (3.85%) Selenium
5 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.85%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.92%) Gradle
6 1 (1.92%) Maven
6 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (78.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (40.38%) AWS DevOps
3 20 (38.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 20 (38.46%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) AWS Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Data Science Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Scripter
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Web Services
2 11 (21.15%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (5.77%) Middleware
4 2 (3.85%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) .NET Core
4 2 (3.85%) LAMP
4 2 (3.85%) Node.js
4 2 (3.85%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (3.85%) NHS
1 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Linux
2 24 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (23.08%) CentOS
4 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
5 6 (11.54%) Unix
6 2 (3.85%) Fedora
7 1 (1.92%) Windows
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (94.23%) DevOps
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 12 (23.08%) Migration
3 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (17.31%) Microservices
5 8 (15.38%) Auto-Scaling
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Data Science
8 3 (5.77%) Machine Learning
8 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.85%) Analytics
9 2 (3.85%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.85%) Information Security
9 2 (3.85%) Release Management
9 2 (3.85%) Scrum
9 2 (3.85%) TDD
9 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Python
2 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
3 5 (9.62%) Ruby
4 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.85%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Groovy
7 1 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) GCP
2 2 (3.85%) PMO
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Btrfs
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (59.62%) Puppet
1 31 (59.62%) Terraform
2 15 (28.85%) Ansible
3 13 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 10 (19.23%) Grafana
4 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (19.23%) Packer
4 10 (19.23%) Prometheus
5 7 (13.46%) Rancher
6 3 (5.77%) Consul
7 2 (3.85%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Black Duck
2 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft