Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 413 502 652
Rank change year-on-year +89 +150 +92
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 137 374 249
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.29% 1.43% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 260 200
Median daily rate £500 £513 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -10.87% +15.00%
10th Percentile £414 £400 £448
90th Percentile £725 £675 £719
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £468 £550
% change year-on-year +6.95% -15.00% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £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 10,654 26,108 22,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.43% 28.46% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,997 17,853 15,550
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.97%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £306
90th Percentile £685 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 392 332
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £71.23 £73.63
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.27% +26.67% -1.41%

Amazon CloudWatch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch.

Daily rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch.

Hourly rate trend for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Top 10 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 10 August 2020. 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 +106 135 £500 -4.76% 31
UK excluding London +145 92 £500 +6.95% 19
North of England +132 64 £500 - 11
London +72 42 £550 - 14
North West +72 27 £420 -16.00% 5
South East +151 26 £488 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire +96 22 £625 +4.17% 5
North East +49 15 £700 +16.67% 1
Work from Home -15 14 £500 +11.11% 3
South West +70 2 £550 -21.43% 4

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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.

1 125 (91.24%) AWS
2 89 (64.96%) Python
3 79 (57.66%) Terraform
4 77 (56.20%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (54.74%) Java
6 72 (52.55%) DevOps
7 69 (50.36%) Serverless
8 67 (48.91%) Amazon S3
9 64 (46.72%) AWS Lambda
10 63 (45.99%) Docker
11 54 (39.42%) Linux
12 49 (35.77%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (35.04%) Infrastructure as Code
14 46 (33.58%) Git (software)
15 44 (32.12%) Jenkins
15 44 (32.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 42 (30.66%) Bash Shell
17 41 (29.93%) Amazon RDS
18 36 (26.28%) AWS CloudFormation
19 33 (24.09%) Kubernetes
19 33 (24.09%) AWS CloudTrail
20 32 (23.36%) Amazon ECS
20 32 (23.36%) GitHub
21 31 (22.63%) Big Data
21 31 (22.63%) Unix
21 31 (22.63%) GitLab
22 29 (21.17%) Ansible
22 29 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
22 29 (21.17%) Puppet
23 28 (20.44%) Configuration Management

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 15 (10.95%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.22%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.38%) Confluence
4 3 (2.19%) Apache
4 3 (2.19%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.46%) CMS
5 2 (1.46%) Headless CMS
Cloud Services
1 125 (91.24%) AWS
2 77 (56.20%) Amazon EC2
3 69 (50.36%) Serverless
4 67 (48.91%) Amazon S3
5 64 (46.72%) AWS Lambda
6 44 (32.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 36 (26.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 33 (24.09%) AWS CloudTrail
9 32 (23.36%) Amazon ECS
9 32 (23.36%) GitHub
10 25 (18.25%) Route 53
11 23 (16.79%) OpenShift
12 19 (13.87%) CloudFront
13 18 (13.14%) Azure
14 16 (11.68%) Amazon Cognito
15 15 (10.95%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (10.22%) Amazon EMR
16 14 (10.22%) Amazon Kinesis
16 14 (10.22%) Datadog
17 13 (9.49%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) DNS
2 12 (8.76%) HTTP
3 6 (4.38%) Firewall
4 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.46%) Network Security
5 2 (1.46%) VPN
6 1 (0.73%) Internet
6 1 (0.73%) SSL
6 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.93%) Amazon RDS
2 31 (22.63%) Big Data
3 25 (18.25%) NoSQL
4 20 (14.60%) MySQL
5 19 (13.87%) Relational Database
6 16 (11.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (9.49%) MongoDB
7 13 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (8.76%) RDBMS
9 7 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
10 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (3.65%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (3.65%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
13 2 (1.46%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (33.58%) Git (software)
2 44 (32.12%) Jenkins
3 31 (22.63%) GitLab
4 19 (13.87%) Bitbucket
5 14 (10.22%) Bitbucket Server
5 14 (10.22%) Maven
6 13 (9.49%) CircleCI
6 13 (9.49%) TeamCity
7 12 (8.76%) Gradle
7 12 (8.76%) SonarQube
8 11 (8.03%) JUnit
9 9 (6.57%) GoCD
9 9 (6.57%) Travis CI
10 8 (5.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (4.38%) JIRA
11 6 (4.38%) Spinnaker
12 5 (3.65%) Snyk
13 3 (2.19%) Grunt
13 3 (2.19%) Mocha
13 3 (2.19%) webpack
General
1 16 (11.68%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.84%) Legal
4 4 (2.92%) Banking
5 3 (2.19%) Electronics
6 2 (1.46%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (37.96%) AWS Engineer
2 47 (34.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (13.14%) AWS DevOps
3 18 (13.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 16 (11.68%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.95%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Senior DevOps
6 11 (8.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Architect
8 9 (6.57%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) Applications Support
8 9 (6.57%) Applications Support Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Consultant
11 6 (4.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Operations Support Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Security Consultant
12 5 (3.65%) Senior Architect
13 4 (2.92%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.98%) Node.js
2 24 (17.52%) Web Services
3 20 (14.60%) RESTful
4 17 (12.41%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (10.95%) Kafka
6 14 (10.22%) LAMP
6 14 (10.22%) REST
7 12 (8.76%) Sensu
8 8 (5.84%) .NET
8 8 (5.84%) JSON
9 6 (4.38%) Memcached
10 5 (3.65%) OAuth
10 5 (3.65%) OAuth2
10 5 (3.65%) SAML
10 5 (3.65%) YAML
11 4 (2.92%) Django
11 4 (2.92%) SOAP
12 3 (2.19%) Backbone.js
12 3 (2.19%) jQuery
12 3 (2.19%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.79%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (8.03%) Cloud Native
3 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.84%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.38%) PKI
6 5 (3.65%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.19%) User Experience
8 1 (0.73%) BYOD
8 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.73%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.73%) iPad
8 1 (0.73%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.73%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 54 (39.42%) Linux
2 31 (22.63%) Unix
3 15 (10.95%) Windows
4 4 (2.92%) Android
4 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.19%) Debian
6 1 (0.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.55%) DevOps
2 49 (35.77%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (35.04%) Infrastructure as Code
4 29 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (20.44%) Configuration Management
5 28 (20.44%) Identity Access Management
6 22 (16.06%) Test Automation
7 21 (15.33%) Microservices
7 21 (15.33%) Open Source
8 20 (14.60%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 19 (13.87%) TDD
10 17 (12.41%) Continuous Deployment
11 16 (11.68%) BDD
11 16 (11.68%) Project Planning
11 16 (11.68%) Scrum
12 15 (10.95%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (10.22%) Data Ingestion
13 14 (10.22%) Security Architecture
13 14 (10.22%) Software Engineering
14 13 (9.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 89 (64.96%) Python
2 75 (54.74%) Java
3 42 (30.66%) Bash Shell
4 23 (16.79%) Go
4 23 (16.79%) Ruby
4 23 (16.79%) SQL
5 15 (10.95%) Java 8
6 12 (8.76%) Groovy
7 10 (7.30%) C++
8 9 (6.57%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.11%) Scala
10 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.92%) C#
12 3 (2.19%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.19%) C
12 3 (2.19%) ES6
12 3 (2.19%) Kotlin
12 3 (2.19%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.60%) DV Cleared
3 12 (8.76%) AWS Certification
3 12 (8.76%) Degree
4 8 (5.84%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (5.84%) CISM
4 8 (5.84%) CISSP
4 8 (5.84%) CRISC
5 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (4.38%) Master's Degree
7 3 (2.19%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.73%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) QA
2 9 (6.57%) GDPR
3 6 (4.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.73%) NCSC
System Software
1 63 (45.99%) Docker
2 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.46%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.46%) HDFS
4 1 (0.73%) iptables
4 1 (0.73%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.73%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.73%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 79 (57.66%) Terraform
2 33 (24.09%) Kubernetes
3 29 (21.17%) Ansible
3 29 (21.17%) Puppet
4 14 (10.22%) Nagios
5 13 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (9.49%) Packer
6 10 (7.30%) Prometheus
6 10 (7.30%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (4.38%) Grafana
7 6 (4.38%) Kibana
7 6 (4.38%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.73%) Nessus
8 1 (0.73%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 25 (18.25%) Splunk
2 21 (15.33%) Oracle
3 6 (4.38%) New Relic
3 6 (4.38%) Zscaler
4 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.92%) Adobe
6 3 (2.19%) OutSystems
6 3 (2.19%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.46%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.46%) CA
7 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.46%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.73%) Apple
8 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.73%) Cadence
8 1 (0.73%) Capita
8 1 (0.73%) CommVault
8 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.73%) Trend Micro