Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 586 593 657
Rank change year-on-year +7 +64 -35
Contract jobs citing Route 53 48 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.090% 0.053% 0.047%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.52% 0.46% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 14
UK excluding London median daily rate £532 £475 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.99% +1.33% +12.95%
10th Percentile £400 £403 £428
90th Percentile £636 £575 £506
UK median daily rate £575 £531 £475
% change year-on-year +8.24% +11.84% +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 9,229 5,602 4,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.39% 11.40% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,848 3,640 2,984
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +5.44% +0.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 118 82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.43% +1.45% -23.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £11.34
90th Percentile £48.50 £54.30 £48.61
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% -12.20% -8.89%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +12 25 £488 - 1
West Midlands -6 14 £525 -
East Midlands - 9 £400 - 1
South West +10 8 £650 +62.50%
North of England -11 8 £466 -1.84% 4
North West -9 7 £466 -1.84% 4
South East -15 4 £538 +7.50% 3
East of England +2 3 £550 -
North East +6 1 - -
Route 53
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 48 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 48 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (93.75%) DevOps
3 35 (72.92%) Amazon ELB
3 35 (72.92%) Linux
4 34 (70.83%) Amazon RDS
5 33 (68.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 31 (64.58%) Amazon S3
7 28 (58.33%) Python
7 28 (58.33%) Terraform
8 25 (52.08%) Ansible
9 23 (47.92%) Configuration Management
10 22 (45.83%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (39.58%) Docker
12 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (35.42%) Bash Shell
14 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
14 15 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 15 (31.25%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (31.25%) Serverless
15 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
15 14 (29.17%) Puppet
16 13 (27.08%) Migration
16 13 (27.08%) Web Services
17 12 (25.00%) Unix
17 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
18 11 (22.92%) AWS Certification
18 11 (22.92%) JIRA
19 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 9 (18.75%) Confluence
2 7 (14.58%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (10.42%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 48 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 48 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (72.92%) Amazon ELB
3 33 (68.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 31 (64.58%) Amazon S3
5 22 (45.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (31.25%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (31.25%) Serverless
7 10 (20.83%) CloudFront
8 9 (18.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (14.58%) GitHub
9 7 (14.58%) OpenShift
10 6 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (4.17%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (4.17%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (2.08%) Datadog
12 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (2.08%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DSL
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) SMS
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (70.83%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
3 11 (22.92%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) CircleCI
4 2 (4.17%) GitLab
4 2 (4.17%) Hudson
4 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) Travis CI
4 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.08%) Gradle
5 1 (2.08%) Maven
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (20.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Consultant
5 7 (14.58%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (10.42%) AWS Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) AWS Expert
7 4 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (4.17%) PowerShell Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Architect
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Web Services
2 10 (20.83%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (12.50%) Sensu
4 5 (10.42%) Middleware
4 5 (10.42%) Node.js
5 3 (6.25%) JSON
5 3 (6.25%) YAML
6 2 (4.17%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 3 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Linux
2 12 (25.00%) Unix
3 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.25%) CentOS
6 2 (4.17%) Windows
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Debian
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (93.75%) DevOps
2 23 (47.92%) Configuration Management
3 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) Migration
5 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (12.50%) Open Source
7 6 (12.50%) Process Architecture
7 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.25%) Kanban
10 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.17%) Release Management
10 2 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) Python
2 17 (35.42%) Bash Shell
3 10 (20.83%) Ruby
4 7 (14.58%) PHP
5 6 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) Groovy
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) AWS Certification
2 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GCP
1 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (58.33%) Terraform
2 25 (52.08%) Ansible
3 14 (29.17%) Puppet
4 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (14.58%) Kibana
5 7 (14.58%) logstash
6 5 (10.42%) collectd
6 5 (10.42%) StatsD
7 3 (6.25%) Packer
8 2 (4.17%) Grafana
8 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
8 2 (4.17%) Prometheus
9 1 (2.08%) Consul
9 1 (2.08%) Nagios
9 1 (2.08%) Salt
9 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 6 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 2 (4.17%) Black Duck
3 2 (4.17%) hybris
4 1 (2.08%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) SAP