Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 570 607 650
Rank change year-on-year +37 +43 +10
Contract jobs citing Route 53 88 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.16% 0.067% 0.062%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.82% 0.48% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 16 27
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 £358 £358
90th Percentile £589 £575 £514
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +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 10,757 7,237 5,726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.61% 13.87% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,902 4,606 3,709
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £226 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 149 131
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +8.44% -25.83%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.86 £10.79
90th Percentile £55.50 £63.75 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -21.74%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
North of England +16 49 £475 - 12
Yorkshire - 26 £500 - 7
North West -5 21 £450 - 5
Midlands -11 20 £400 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -12 12 £438 -12.50% 1
South East 0 9 £538 +34.38% 1
East Midlands +5 8 £400 -15.79% 1
South West -18 6 £465 +21.57% 3
North East - 5 £500 -
Scotland -15 3 £425 - 1
East of England -10 1 £570 +3.64% 1
Route 53
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 88 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (90.91%) DevOps
3 77 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
4 75 (85.23%) Linux
5 73 (82.95%) Amazon S3
6 60 (68.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 60 (68.18%) Terraform
7 59 (67.05%) Docker
8 54 (61.36%) Puppet
9 52 (59.09%) Jenkins
10 48 (54.55%) Python
11 47 (53.41%) Amazon ELB
12 44 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 41 (46.59%) MySQL
14 39 (44.32%) CentOS
14 39 (44.32%) GitLab
15 36 (40.91%) Amazon RDS
16 35 (39.77%) Kubernetes
17 34 (38.64%) Bash Shell
18 32 (36.36%) Ansible
18 32 (36.36%) Elastic Stack
18 32 (36.36%) HTTP
19 30 (34.09%) Packer
20 29 (32.95%) Grafana
20 29 (32.95%) Prometheus
20 29 (32.95%) Microservices
20 29 (32.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
20 29 (32.95%) MongoDB
21 28 (31.82%) Apache Cassandra
21 28 (31.82%) Auto-Scaling

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 14 (15.91%) Confluence
2 10 (11.36%) nginx
3 6 (6.82%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 88 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
3 73 (82.95%) Amazon S3
4 60 (68.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 47 (53.41%) Amazon ELB
6 21 (23.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 18 (20.45%) Serverless
8 15 (17.05%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (11.36%) IaaS
10 9 (10.23%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (10.23%) PaaS
10 9 (10.23%) SaaS
11 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (4.55%) Slack
13 3 (3.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.36%) HTTP
2 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
3 14 (15.91%) VPN
4 11 (12.50%) DNS
5 9 (10.23%) Firewall
5 9 (10.23%) ICMP
5 9 (10.23%) SSL
6 3 (3.41%) OpenVPN
7 2 (2.27%) IPsec
7 2 (2.27%) SSH
8 1 (1.14%) Network Security
8 1 (1.14%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (46.59%) MySQL
2 36 (40.91%) Amazon RDS
3 29 (32.95%) MongoDB
4 28 (31.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (11.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.27%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (59.09%) Jenkins
2 39 (44.32%) GitLab
3 28 (31.82%) SonarQube
4 18 (20.45%) JIRA
5 15 (17.05%) Git (software)
6 9 (10.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.41%) Maven
8 2 (2.27%) Selenium
9 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.14%) JMeter
9 1 (1.14%) PHPCI
9 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (3.41%) Banking
2 2 (2.27%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Marketing
2 2 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Electronics
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (63.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
3 32 (36.36%) AWS DevOps
4 30 (34.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Architect
6 7 (7.95%) Administrator
6 7 (7.95%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (7.95%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.82%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) AWS Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) AWS Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (3.41%) Cloud Administrator
10 3 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.36%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (11.36%) Web Services
3 8 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
3 8 (9.09%) Memcached
3 8 (9.09%) Node.js
3 8 (9.09%) PHP-FPM
4 2 (2.27%) .NET
4 2 (2.27%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.27%) HTML
4 2 (2.27%) HTML5
4 2 (2.27%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (2.27%) LAMP
5 1 (1.14%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.14%) Laravel
5 1 (1.14%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 75 (85.23%) Linux
2 44 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (44.32%) CentOS
4 5 (5.68%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (90.91%) DevOps
2 29 (32.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 29 (32.95%) Microservices
3 28 (31.82%) Auto-Scaling
4 22 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.77%) Open Source
7 12 (13.64%) Migration
8 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.23%) Coaching
9 9 (10.23%) Load Balancing
9 9 (10.23%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.23%) Software Delivery
10 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.68%) Data Science
11 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.55%) Machine Learning
13 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (3.41%) Network Design
13 3 (3.41%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 48 (54.55%) Python
2 34 (38.64%) Bash Shell
3 10 (11.36%) Java
4 9 (10.23%) PHP
5 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.55%) Perl
8 3 (3.41%) C
8 3 (3.41%) Ruby
8 3 (3.41%) SQL
9 2 (2.27%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.14%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 19 (21.59%) SC Cleared
1 19 (21.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) PMO
3 1 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 59 (67.05%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Btrfs
3 2 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 60 (68.18%) Terraform
2 54 (61.36%) Puppet
3 35 (39.77%) Kubernetes
4 32 (36.36%) Ansible
5 30 (34.09%) Packer
6 29 (32.95%) Grafana
6 29 (32.95%) Prometheus
7 26 (29.55%) Rancher
8 15 (17.05%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (12.50%) HAProxy
10 10 (11.36%) Nagios
11 9 (10.23%) Icinga
12 2 (2.27%) Consul
12 2 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
13 1 (1.14%) Kibana
13 1 (1.14%) logstash
13 1 (1.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) Black Duck
2 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) hybris
5 1 (1.14%) SAP