Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 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.

Amazon Route 53
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 549 601 619
Rank change year-on-year +52 +18 +35
Contract jobs citing Route 53 106 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.20% 0.083% 0.047%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.92% 0.53% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 18
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £381 £416 £371
90th Percentile £625 £585 £579
UK median daily rate £513 £548 £520
% change year-on-year -6.39% +5.29% +18.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 11,565 8,048 5,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.85% 15.52% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,501 5,130 3,674
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £263
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 140 119
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.58% -28.17%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.75 £10.63
90th Percentile £49.75 £41.95 £44.60
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.81 £18.55
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.44% -15.70%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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
North of England +54 67 £463 +6.94% 5
Yorkshire - 38 £500 - 3
North West +13 27 £450 +4.05% 2
South East +10 17 £582 +22.42% 3
Midlands -5 14 £394 -28.41% 9
East Midlands +22 12 £400 -15.79% 5
South West -29 6 £465 -4.62% 1
North East - 6 £500 -
West Midlands -22 2 £363 -27.50% 4
Scotland - 2 £375 -
Route 53
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (88.68%) Linux
3 92 (86.79%) DevOps
4 91 (85.85%) Amazon EC2
5 80 (75.47%) Amazon S3
6 78 (73.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 68 (64.15%) Docker
8 66 (62.26%) Terraform
9 64 (60.38%) Jenkins
10 62 (58.49%) Python
11 57 (53.77%) Puppet
12 54 (50.94%) MySQL
13 53 (50.00%) GitLab
14 52 (49.06%) CentOS
15 49 (46.23%) Bash Shell
15 49 (46.23%) Kubernetes
16 47 (44.34%) Ansible
16 47 (44.34%) Amazon ELB
17 46 (43.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 43 (40.57%) Elastic Stack
19 40 (37.74%) Packer
20 38 (35.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
20 38 (35.85%) Grafana
20 38 (35.85%) Prometheus
20 38 (35.85%) MongoDB
20 38 (35.85%) HTTP
21 37 (34.91%) Microservices
22 36 (33.96%) Apache Cassandra
23 35 (33.02%) Auto-Scaling
23 35 (33.02%) SonarQube

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 20 (18.87%) Confluence
2 13 (12.26%) nginx
3 6 (5.66%) Apache
4 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 106 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (85.85%) Amazon EC2
3 80 (75.47%) Amazon S3
4 78 (73.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 47 (44.34%) Amazon ELB
6 30 (28.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 23 (21.70%) Serverless
8 22 (20.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (20.75%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (14.15%) SaaS
10 13 (12.26%) Amazon SQS
10 13 (12.26%) IaaS
11 12 (11.32%) PaaS
12 6 (5.66%) Slack
13 3 (2.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (2.83%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (2.83%) CloudFront
13 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (35.85%) HTTP
2 19 (17.92%) VPN
3 18 (16.98%) TCP/IP
4 16 (15.09%) DNS
5 14 (13.21%) Firewall
5 14 (13.21%) ICMP
6 8 (7.55%) SSL
7 3 (2.83%) OpenVPN
8 2 (1.89%) IPsec
8 2 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.89%) SSH
9 1 (0.94%) Network Security
9 1 (0.94%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (50.94%) MySQL
2 38 (35.85%) MongoDB
3 36 (33.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 34 (32.08%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (13.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.89%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 64 (60.38%) Jenkins
2 53 (50.00%) GitLab
3 35 (33.02%) SonarQube
4 23 (21.70%) JIRA
5 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
6 14 (13.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.83%) Maven
8 2 (1.89%) Selenium
8 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.94%) JMeter
9 1 (0.94%) PHPCI
General
1 2 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (0.94%) Electronics
2 1 (0.94%) Finance
2 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.94%) Marketing
2 1 (0.94%) Publishing
2 1 (0.94%) Retail
2 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (53.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (33.96%) AWS Engineer
3 30 (28.30%) AWS DevOps
4 28 (26.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Platform Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) Administrator
6 11 (10.38%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (6.60%) Architect
9 7 (6.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 5 (4.72%) AWS Administrator
11 5 (4.72%) AWS Architect
12 4 (3.77%) Cloud Administrator
12 4 (3.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.57%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (10.38%) LEMP Stack
2 11 (10.38%) Memcached
2 11 (10.38%) PHP-FPM
3 8 (7.55%) Node.js
3 8 (7.55%) Web Services
4 3 (2.83%) LAMP
5 2 (1.89%) .NET
5 2 (1.89%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.89%) HTML
5 2 (1.89%) HTML5
5 2 (1.89%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (0.94%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.94%) Laravel
6 1 (0.94%) Sensu
6 1 (0.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) Public Cloud
2 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.94%) Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 94 (88.68%) Linux
2 52 (49.06%) CentOS
3 46 (43.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.89%) Fedora
5 2 (1.89%) Unix
6 1 (0.94%) Windows
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (86.79%) DevOps
2 38 (35.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 37 (34.91%) Microservices
4 35 (33.02%) Auto-Scaling
5 26 (24.53%) Configuration Management
6 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (19.81%) Open Source
7 14 (13.21%) Coaching
7 14 (13.21%) Load Balancing
7 14 (13.21%) Mentoring
7 14 (13.21%) Software Delivery
7 14 (13.21%) Systems Engineering
8 12 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.55%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.60%) Migration
11 6 (5.66%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (5.66%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.72%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (4.72%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (3.77%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 62 (58.49%) Python
2 49 (46.23%) Bash Shell
3 13 (12.26%) Java
3 13 (12.26%) PHP
4 10 (9.43%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.72%) SQL
7 4 (3.77%) Perl
7 4 (3.77%) Ruby
8 3 (2.83%) C
9 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.94%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) SC Cleared
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.94%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (64.15%) Docker
2 8 (7.55%) NFS
3 2 (1.89%) Btrfs
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 66 (62.26%) Terraform
2 57 (53.77%) Puppet
3 49 (46.23%) Kubernetes
4 47 (44.34%) Ansible
5 40 (37.74%) Packer
6 38 (35.85%) Grafana
6 38 (35.85%) Prometheus
7 34 (32.08%) Rancher
8 19 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (13.21%) HAProxy
10 13 (12.26%) Nagios
11 12 (11.32%) Icinga
12 8 (7.55%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (1.89%) Consul
13 2 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
14 1 (0.94%) Kibana
14 1 (0.94%) logstash
14 1 (0.94%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 33 (31.13%) Black Duck
2 22 (20.75%) Red Hat
3 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (0.94%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (0.94%) Google
5 1 (0.94%) hybris
5 1 (0.94%) SAP