Period
to 23 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon CloudWatch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon CloudWatch over the 6 months to 23 July 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 CloudWatch
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 483 682 753
Rank change year-on-year +199 +71 +46
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 386 228 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.48% 1.02% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 177 70
UK median daily rate £525 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £450 £398
90th Percentile £675 £675 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £75.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Amazon CloudWatch is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 26,120 22,399 13,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.38% 21.69% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,912 15,337 9,450
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £306 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 330 201
UK median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% - -
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.84 £10.75
90th Percentile £69.38 £57.63 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.42 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.10% - +10.86%

Amazon CloudWatch
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon CloudWatch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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
England +181 373 £525 -12.50% 70
London +80 202 £564 -6.04% 37
UK excluding London +163 179 £475 -13.64% 39
North of England +44 44 £500 - 12
South East +25 40 £450 -22.75% 9
Midlands - 38 £488 - 4
North West +47 32 £494 -17.71% 10
West Midlands - 31 £488 - 3
South West -4 25 £700 +27.27% 4
East of England - 24 £450 - 4
Yorkshire +26 8 £600 +33.33% 2
East Midlands - 7 £488 - 1
Wales - 7 £413 - 3
North East +18 4 £600 +17.13%
Scotland +19 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 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 with a requirement for Amazon CloudWatch.

1 370 (95.85%) Amazon AWS
2 264 (68.39%) DevOps
3 239 (61.92%) Python
4 228 (59.07%) Agile Software Development
5 221 (57.25%) Amazon S3
6 211 (54.66%) Linux
7 198 (51.30%) Amazon EC2
8 195 (50.52%) Jenkins
9 180 (46.63%) Terraform
10 171 (44.30%) Git (software)
11 164 (42.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 161 (41.71%) Ansible
13 153 (39.64%) Serverless
14 144 (37.31%) AWS Lambda
15 142 (36.79%) Bash Shell
16 140 (36.27%) Docker
17 139 (36.01%) Java
18 135 (34.97%) Amazon RDS
19 132 (34.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 120 (31.09%) Continuous Integration
21 116 (30.05%) Kubernetes
22 96 (24.87%) JIRA
23 84 (21.76%) AWS CloudTrail
23 84 (21.76%) Configuration Management
24 77 (19.95%) Security Cleared
25 76 (19.69%) Route 53
26 74 (19.17%) Continuous Delivery
27 73 (18.91%) Amazon SQS
27 73 (18.91%) Amazon ECS
28 72 (18.65%) Puppet

Amazon CloudWatch
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 56 (14.51%) Apache
2 54 (13.99%) Confluence
3 23 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (5.70%) nginx
5 19 (4.92%) Apache Spark
6 9 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.81%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.30%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.04%) Jupyter
9 4 (1.04%) SAS
10 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.52%) Drupal
11 2 (0.52%) IIS
11 2 (0.52%) JBoss
11 2 (0.52%) WordPress
12 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.26%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 370 (95.85%) Amazon AWS
2 221 (57.25%) Amazon S3
3 198 (51.30%) Amazon EC2
4 164 (42.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 153 (39.64%) Serverless
6 144 (37.31%) AWS Lambda
7 132 (34.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 84 (21.76%) AWS CloudTrail
9 76 (19.69%) Route 53
10 73 (18.91%) Amazon ECS
10 73 (18.91%) Amazon SQS
11 63 (16.32%) CloudFront
12 61 (15.80%) Amazon ELB
13 43 (11.14%) Amazon Glacier
13 43 (11.14%) Datadog
14 41 (10.62%) GitHub
15 34 (8.81%) Amazon Kinesis
16 33 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
17 23 (5.96%) Google Cloud Platform
18 18 (4.66%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.63%) Firewall
1 14 (3.63%) VPN
2 12 (3.11%) DNS
2 12 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.33%) Internet
4 6 (1.55%) HTTP
5 3 (0.78%) SSH
5 3 (0.78%) SSL
5 3 (0.78%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.52%) LAN
6 2 (0.52%) WAN
7 1 (0.26%) DSL
7 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.26%) ISDN
7 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.26%) MPLS
7 1 (0.26%) SMS
7 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.26%) Wireless
7 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (34.97%) Amazon RDS
2 66 (17.10%) Big Data
3 59 (15.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 41 (10.62%) MySQL
5 31 (8.03%) NoSQL
6 29 (7.51%) Relational Database
7 24 (6.22%) Hadoop
8 21 (5.44%) MongoDB
9 20 (5.18%) Redis
10 14 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (3.63%) SQL Server
11 10 (2.59%) Amazon Athena
11 10 (2.59%) Geospatial Data
12 9 (2.33%) Amazon Aurora
13 6 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.30%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.30%) Data Lake
14 5 (1.30%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 195 (50.52%) Jenkins
2 171 (44.30%) Git (software)
3 96 (24.87%) JIRA
4 36 (9.33%) GitLab
5 34 (8.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 27 (6.99%) Maven
7 23 (5.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (5.96%) CircleCI
8 20 (5.18%) TeamCity
9 18 (4.66%) Bitbucket
10 16 (4.15%) JUnit
11 11 (2.85%) Selenium
12 10 (2.59%) SonarQube
13 7 (1.81%) Bitbucket Server
13 7 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (1.81%) Subversion
14 6 (1.55%) SpecFlow
15 5 (1.30%) Artifactory
15 5 (1.30%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.30%) FishEye
General
1 55 (14.25%) Finance
2 10 (2.59%) Retail
3 9 (2.33%) Games
4 7 (1.81%) Banking
4 7 (1.81%) Marketing
5 6 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.04%) Publishing
7 3 (0.78%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 142 (36.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 106 (27.46%) Developer
3 91 (23.58%) AWS Engineer
4 58 (15.03%) AWS DevOps
5 54 (13.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 49 (12.69%) Java Developer
7 43 (11.14%) AWS Developer
8 40 (10.36%) Cloud Engineer
9 32 (8.29%) Architect
10 27 (6.99%) Python Developer
11 18 (4.66%) AWS Architect
12 17 (4.40%) Senior DevOps
13 16 (4.15%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.63%) Platform Engineer
15 13 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
15 13 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 13 (3.37%) Software Engineer
16 12 (3.11%) Lead DevOps
16 12 (3.11%) Operations Engineer
16 12 (3.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.10%) Kafka
2 57 (14.77%) JSON
3 43 (11.14%) Web Services
4 42 (10.88%) XML
5 41 (10.62%) SOAP
6 39 (10.10%) Node.js
7 33 (8.55%) RESTful
8 31 (8.03%) REST
9 28 (7.25%) Elastic Stack
10 24 (6.22%) .NET
10 24 (6.22%) JMS
11 23 (5.96%) Apache NiFi
12 18 (4.66%) J2EE
12 18 (4.66%) Spring
12 18 (4.66%) Spring Boot
13 17 (4.40%) .NET Core
13 17 (4.40%) LAMP
14 12 (3.11%) Swagger
15 11 (2.85%) Apache Camel
16 10 (2.59%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.51%) Cloud Native
2 23 (5.96%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.96%) Public Cloud
3 22 (5.70%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (5.44%) Algorithms
5 19 (4.92%) Data Structures
6 18 (4.66%) Enterprise Cloud
7 15 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.11%) Analytical Mindset
9 10 (2.59%) PKI
9 10 (2.59%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.55%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.55%) User Experience
11 5 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.04%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.78%) NHS
14 2 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
15 1 (0.26%) Greenfield Project
15 1 (0.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 211 (54.66%) Linux
2 52 (13.47%) Unix
3 43 (11.14%) Windows
4 39 (10.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (6.48%) Ubuntu
6 20 (5.18%) CentOS
7 5 (1.30%) Amazon Linux
7 5 (1.30%) CoreOS
8 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.78%) Fedora
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.26%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (68.39%) DevOps
2 228 (59.07%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (31.09%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (21.76%) Configuration Management
5 74 (19.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 71 (18.39%) Infrastructure as Code
7 65 (16.84%) Microservices
8 64 (16.58%) Migration
9 59 (15.28%) TDD
10 49 (12.69%) Scrum
11 46 (11.92%) Open Source
12 40 (10.36%) OO
13 39 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (10.10%) Software Engineering
14 37 (9.59%) Computer Science
15 34 (8.81%) Data Modelling
16 33 (8.55%) Deployment Automation
17 32 (8.29%) Workflow
18 30 (7.77%) Fintech
19 29 (7.51%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 239 (61.92%) Python
2 142 (36.79%) Bash Shell
3 139 (36.01%) Java
4 62 (16.06%) SQL
5 47 (12.18%) Ruby
6 32 (8.29%) JavaScript
6 32 (8.29%) PowerShell
7 31 (8.03%) Shell Script
8 29 (7.51%) Java 8
8 29 (7.51%) Perl
9 25 (6.48%) Go
10 23 (5.96%) C#
11 22 (5.70%) PHP
12 16 (4.15%) Scala
13 7 (1.81%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.55%) ES6
15 5 (1.30%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.04%) ANSI SQL
16 4 (1.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 3 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 77 (19.95%) Security Cleared
2 70 (18.13%) SC Cleared
3 32 (8.29%) AWS Certification
4 12 (3.11%) CTC Cleared
4 12 (3.11%) Degree
5 7 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.52%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.52%) RHCE
7 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.26%) CCNA
7 1 (0.26%) CCNP
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.26%) CSQA
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.44%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.11%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 140 (36.27%) Docker
2 15 (3.89%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.11%) HDFS
3 12 (3.11%) NFS
4 11 (2.85%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.33%) Squid
6 7 (1.81%) Apache Flume
7 6 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (1.30%) Snort
9 3 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.52%) LXC
10 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.26%) Samba
11 1 (0.26%) Varnish
11 1 (0.26%) Xen
11 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 180 (46.63%) Terraform
2 161 (41.71%) Ansible
3 116 (30.05%) Kubernetes
4 72 (18.65%) Puppet
5 69 (17.88%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (5.18%) Nagios
7 18 (4.66%) Docker Swarm
8 15 (3.89%) HAProxy
8 15 (3.89%) ZABBIX
9 12 (3.11%) Packer
10 10 (2.59%) Grafana
10 10 (2.59%) Kibana
11 8 (2.07%) Prometheus
12 7 (1.81%) Consul
12 7 (1.81%) logstash
13 5 (1.30%) Graphite
13 5 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (1.30%) Mesos
13 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (1.30%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 45 (11.66%) Atlassian
2 42 (10.88%) Red Hat
3 37 (9.59%) Oracle
4 34 (8.81%) New Relic
5 31 (8.03%) Splunk
6 11 (2.85%) Google
7 10 (2.59%) AppDynamics
8 8 (2.07%) Dynatrace
8 8 (2.07%) Ping Identity
9 7 (1.81%) Microsoft
9 7 (1.81%) SAP
9 7 (1.81%) VMware
10 5 (1.30%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.04%) IBM
11 4 (1.04%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.04%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.78%) Adobe
12 3 (0.78%) Databricks
12 3 (0.78%) IBM Sterling
12 3 (0.78%) Informatica