Period
to 23 April 2021

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 April 2021 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 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 454 518 562
Rank change year-on-year +64 +44 +107
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 210 137 328
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.11% 0.80% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 108 220
10th Percentile £406 £434 £425
25th Percentile £450 £500 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £600 £525
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -8.70%
75th Percentile £625 £675 £638
90th Percentile £688 £888 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £600 £500
% change year-on-year -20.83% +20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.07 - -

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 18,904 17,027 26,054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.94% 30.31% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,632 11,911 18,236
10th Percentile £314 £285 £313
25th Percentile £410 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £665 £675 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £456
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 277 257
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £15.00 £16.25 £13.20
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -3.37%
75th Percentile £45.00 £39.31 £27.00
90th Percentile £60.25 £59.20 £49.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.10% +14.59% +4.62%

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 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Top 14 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 April 2021. 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 +55 139 £500 -16.67% 65
Work from Home -182 86 £550 +10.00% 11
London +31 80 £550 -8.33% 35
UK excluding London +74 66 £475 -20.83% 37
North of England +33 23 £450 -26.53% 11
South East +61 19 £475 -15.56% 9
North West +32 15 £431 -9.21% 7
Scotland - 11 £513 - 5
Midlands +33 7 £425 -26.09% 2
East Midlands - 7 £425 -
Wales - 7 £575 - 1
Yorkshire +17 5 £388 -36.73% 2
East of England +34 4 £400 -36.00% 2
North East +25 3 £475 -47.22% 2

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 180 (85.71%) AWS
2 101 (48.10%) AWS Lambda
3 98 (46.67%) Serverless
4 91 (43.33%) DevOps
5 89 (42.38%) Terraform
6 81 (38.57%) Python
7 78 (37.14%) Amazon S3
8 68 (32.38%) Azure
9 67 (31.90%) Docker
10 66 (31.43%) Kubernetes
11 62 (29.52%) Amazon EC2
12 61 (29.05%) Ansible
13 53 (25.24%) Splunk
13 53 (25.24%) Infrastructure as Code
14 51 (24.29%) AWS CloudFormation
15 50 (23.81%) Amazon RDS
15 50 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
16 49 (23.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 48 (22.86%) Jenkins
18 46 (21.90%) Amazon ECS
19 43 (20.48%) Amazon SQS
20 42 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
21 41 (19.52%) Elastic Stack
22 38 (18.10%) Java
23 36 (17.14%) Microservices
24 33 (15.71%) Linux
25 29 (13.81%) SQL
25 29 (13.81%) Git (software)
26 27 (12.86%) Octopus Deploy
27 26 (12.38%) CloudFront

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 (7.14%) Confluence
2 7 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.86%) JBoss
4 5 (2.38%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.90%) Anypoint
6 3 (1.43%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (1.43%) IIS
7 2 (0.95%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.95%) nginx
7 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) Drupal
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Finacle
1 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 180 (85.71%) AWS
2 101 (48.10%) AWS Lambda
3 98 (46.67%) Serverless
4 78 (37.14%) Amazon S3
5 68 (32.38%) Azure
6 62 (29.52%) Amazon EC2
7 51 (24.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 46 (21.90%) Amazon ECS
9 43 (20.48%) Amazon SQS
10 42 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 26 (12.38%) CloudFront
12 23 (10.95%) Amazon EKS
13 22 (10.48%) Route 53
14 18 (8.57%) GitHub
15 17 (8.10%) AWS Step Functions
16 16 (7.62%) AWS CloudTrail
17 14 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
17 14 (6.67%) GCP
18 13 (6.19%) Amazon Kinesis
19 12 (5.71%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.76%) Network Security
2 6 (2.86%) HTTP
2 6 (2.86%) VPN
3 4 (1.90%) FTP
3 4 (1.90%) SSL
3 4 (1.90%) Wireless
4 3 (1.43%) 5G
4 3 (1.43%) DNS
4 3 (1.43%) Internet
5 2 (0.95%) DSL
5 2 (0.95%) Firewall
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.48%) LAN
6 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.48%) Skype
6 1 (0.48%) SMS
6 1 (0.48%) VoIP
6 1 (0.48%) WAN
6 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (23.81%) Amazon RDS
2 49 (23.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 18 (8.57%) MySQL
4 17 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 14 (6.67%) Amazon Aurora
6 14 (6.67%) Big Data
7 10 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 10 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.43%) Amazon Athena
12 3 (1.43%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.43%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.95%) Parquet
13 2 (0.95%) Presto
Development Applications
1 48 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 29 (13.81%) Git (software)
3 27 (12.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 25 (11.90%) JIRA
5 15 (7.14%) SonarQube
6 8 (3.81%) JMeter
7 6 (2.86%) Subversion
8 5 (2.38%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.38%) GitLab
8 5 (2.38%) Selenium
9 4 (1.90%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.90%) Maven
9 4 (1.90%) Mocha
9 4 (1.90%) Postman
10 3 (1.43%) GoCD
10 3 (1.43%) JUnit
10 3 (1.43%) webpack
11 2 (0.95%) Codeship
11 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (10.48%) Finance
2 8 (3.81%) Public Sector
3 7 (3.33%) Retail
4 4 (1.90%) Marketing
5 3 (1.43%) Banking
5 3 (1.43%) Billing
6 2 (0.95%) Law
6 2 (0.95%) Publishing
6 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (30.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (24.76%) AWS Engineer
3 36 (17.14%) Developer
4 31 (14.76%) Architect
5 29 (13.81%) Azure DevOps
5 29 (13.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 29 (13.81%) Azure Engineer
6 24 (11.43%) AWS DevOps
6 24 (11.43%) Cloud Engineer
7 20 (9.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 15 (7.14%) AWS Architect
9 14 (6.67%) AWS Developer
10 13 (6.19%) Python Engineer
11 10 (4.76%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
13 8 (3.81%) Data Engineer
13 8 (3.81%) Security Engineer
13 8 (3.81%) Senior DevOps
13 8 (3.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.81%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.52%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (10.48%) Web Services
3 21 (10.00%) .NET
4 19 (9.05%) Node.js
5 17 (8.10%) React
5 17 (8.10%) RESTful
6 13 (6.19%) Lambda Expressions
7 12 (5.71%) JSON
8 10 (4.76%) YAML
9 9 (4.29%) PySpark
10 8 (3.81%) REST
11 7 (3.33%) Spring
11 7 (3.33%) Spring Boot
12 6 (2.86%) JMS
12 6 (2.86%) OAuth
12 6 (2.86%) SOAP
13 5 (2.38%) GraphQL
13 5 (2.38%) Kafka
13 5 (2.38%) XML
14 4 (1.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.62%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (5.71%) Cloud Native
3 11 (5.24%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.24%) User Experience
4 8 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.90%) CESG
7 3 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.43%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (0.95%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) Robotics
8 2 (0.95%) Social Media
9 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.71%) Linux
2 20 (9.52%) Windows
3 5 (2.38%) Unix
3 5 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.43%) CentOS
4 3 (1.43%) HPUX
4 3 (1.43%) Solaris
5 2 (0.95%) Android
5 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) AIX
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (43.33%) DevOps
2 53 (25.24%) Infrastructure as Code
3 50 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (17.14%) Microservices
5 20 (9.52%) Analytics
6 19 (9.05%) TDD
7 18 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 16 (7.62%) Open Source
8 16 (7.62%) Scrum
9 15 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 12 (5.71%) Workflow
11 11 (5.24%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.76%) Migration
13 9 (4.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (4.29%) ETL
13 9 (4.29%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (4.29%) Unit Testing
14 8 (3.81%) ITIL
15 7 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.57%) Python
2 38 (18.10%) Java
3 29 (13.81%) SQL
4 19 (9.05%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 13 (6.19%) C#
6 13 (6.19%) TypeScript
7 8 (3.81%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.86%) Java 8
8 6 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.38%) C++
9 5 (2.38%) Scala
10 3 (1.43%) Go
11 2 (0.95%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.95%) R
11 2 (0.95%) Ruby
12 1 (0.48%) Groovy
12 1 (0.48%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.48%) Perl
12 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (10.48%) AWS Certification
1 22 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.86%) Degree
3 6 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) CCSP
4 4 (1.90%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.90%) IISP
5 2 (0.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.95%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.57%) QA
2 6 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.95%) GDPR
4 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
5 1 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 67 (31.90%) Docker
2 7 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.90%) HDFS
3 4 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 89 (42.38%) Terraform
2 66 (31.43%) Kubernetes
3 61 (29.05%) Ansible
4 22 (10.48%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (8.10%) Puppet
6 16 (7.62%) Grafana
7 8 (3.81%) Prometheus
8 6 (2.86%) Packer
9 4 (1.90%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (1.43%) Kibana
10 3 (1.43%) logstash
11 2 (0.95%) Ambari
11 2 (0.95%) Istio
11 2 (0.95%) Nagios
11 2 (0.95%) Oozie
12 1 (0.48%) Consul
12 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Statspack
12 1 (0.48%) Salt
12 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 53 (25.24%) Splunk
2 11 (5.24%) AppDynamics
3 10 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 7 (3.33%) IBM
4 7 (3.33%) Okta
4 7 (3.33%) VMware
5 6 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.86%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.38%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle
6 5 (2.38%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.90%) Google
7 4 (1.90%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.90%) New Relic
7 4 (1.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.43%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.43%) Informatica
8 3 (1.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.43%) NetApp