Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 496 413 540
Rank change year-on-year -83 +127 +152
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 320 105 330
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.14% 1.12% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 77 230
10th Percentile £400 £395 £384
25th Percentile £463 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £508
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -6.40% -7.73%
75th Percentile £628 £510 £625
90th Percentile £717 £608 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £453 £475
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 27,988 9,347 25,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.67% 31.63% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,108 6,525 17,796
10th Percentile £329 £313 £300
25th Percentile £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £581
90th Percentile £700 £680 £662
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 136 361
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.43 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.17 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +4.13% -1.62% +17.14%
75th Percentile £45.14 £38.13 £37.50
90th Percentile £65.51 £53.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +14.29%

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 19 September 2021.

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 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 19 September 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 -93 246 £575 +21.05% 91
London -83 153 £575 +15.00% 55
Work from Home -167 99 £525 +5.00% 17
UK excluding London -113 88 £475 +4.94% 39
North of England -82 32 £475 +10.21% 14
North West -65 18 £500 +21.95% 10
Midlands - 14 £405 - 13
South West - 14 £450 - 1
South East -89 13 £575 +17.95% 4
Scotland - 9 £445 - 2
North East -13 7 £475 -4.04% 1
Yorkshire -41 7 £388 -42.59% 3
Wales - 7 £540 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £463 - 11
East Midlands - 5 £403 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 306 (95.63%) AWS
2 185 (57.81%) Serverless
3 170 (53.13%) AWS Lambda
4 165 (51.56%) DevOps
5 120 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (35.94%) Terraform
7 114 (35.63%) Amazon S3
8 103 (32.19%) Docker
9 102 (31.88%) Amazon EC2
10 99 (30.94%) AWS CloudFormation
11 98 (30.63%) Python
12 84 (26.25%) Java
13 82 (25.63%) Jenkins
14 78 (24.38%) Kubernetes
14 78 (24.38%) Azure
15 71 (22.19%) Route 53
16 64 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
16 64 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
17 63 (19.69%) Linux
18 60 (18.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 59 (18.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 56 (17.50%) Amazon SQS
21 54 (16.88%) Git (software)
22 50 (15.63%) SQL
23 49 (15.31%) GitHub
23 49 (15.31%) AWS CloudTrail
24 48 (15.00%) Ansible
25 45 (14.06%) Node.js
25 45 (14.06%) Amazon ECS
26 44 (13.75%) Windows

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 28 (8.75%) Confluence
2 9 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.19%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.88%) nginx
5 5 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.25%) Traefik
7 3 (0.94%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.63%) Apache
8 2 (0.63%) CMS
8 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 306 (95.63%) AWS
2 185 (57.81%) Serverless
3 170 (53.13%) AWS Lambda
4 114 (35.63%) Amazon S3
5 102 (31.88%) Amazon EC2
6 99 (30.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 78 (24.38%) Azure
8 71 (22.19%) Route 53
9 60 (18.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 56 (17.50%) Amazon SQS
11 49 (15.31%) AWS CloudTrail
11 49 (15.31%) GitHub
12 45 (14.06%) Amazon ECS
13 40 (12.50%) AWS CodePipeline
14 37 (11.56%) GCP
15 34 (10.63%) Amazon EKS
16 33 (10.31%) AWS Step Functions
17 29 (9.06%) Amazon ELB
18 26 (8.13%) CloudFront
19 25 (7.81%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.31%) VPN
2 15 (4.69%) DNS
3 11 (3.44%) Firewall
3 11 (3.44%) SSL
4 8 (2.50%) Internet
5 7 (2.19%) LAN
5 7 (2.19%) WAN
6 6 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.25%) DSL
7 4 (1.25%) Network Security
7 4 (1.25%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.63%) 5G
8 2 (0.63%) Broadband
8 2 (0.63%) IPv4
8 2 (0.63%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.31%) CTI
9 1 (0.31%) HTTP
9 1 (0.31%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.31%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 59 (18.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 22 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (5.63%) MySQL
5 17 (5.31%) NoSQL
6 16 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 15 (4.69%) Big Data
7 15 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.06%) MongoDB
9 12 (3.75%) SQL Server
10 11 (3.44%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.50%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.19%) HBase
14 6 (1.88%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.56%) Amazon Athena
15 5 (1.56%) Amazon Aurora
15 5 (1.56%) Data Lake
16 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (1.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 82 (25.63%) Jenkins
2 54 (16.88%) Git (software)
3 44 (13.75%) JIRA
4 25 (7.81%) GitLab
5 19 (5.94%) JMeter
5 19 (5.94%) webpack
6 16 (5.00%) Maven
7 15 (4.69%) SonarQube
8 13 (4.06%) JUnit
9 12 (3.75%) Postman
10 10 (3.13%) Artifactory
10 10 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (2.81%) Terragrunt
12 7 (2.19%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.19%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.19%) Mocha
13 6 (1.88%) Cypress.io
13 6 (1.88%) Selenium
14 4 (1.25%) git-flow
15 3 (0.94%) NeoLoad
General
1 36 (11.25%) Social Skills
2 35 (10.94%) Finance
3 14 (4.38%) Public Sector
4 11 (3.44%) Banking
5 10 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (0.94%) Publishing
7 3 (0.94%) Retail
8 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (28.75%) AWS Engineer
2 78 (24.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 69 (21.56%) Developer
4 45 (14.06%) AWS DevOps
5 43 (13.44%) Architect
5 43 (13.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 39 (12.19%) Cloud Engineer
7 34 (10.63%) Java Developer
8 33 (10.31%) AWS Developer
9 32 (10.00%) AWS Architect
10 19 (5.94%) Data Engineer
11 18 (5.63%) Python Engineer
12 14 (4.38%) Azure Engineer
12 14 (4.38%) Tester
13 13 (4.06%) Cloud Architect
14 12 (3.75%) Platform Engineer
15 11 (3.44%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 11 (3.44%) Consultant
16 10 (3.13%) Azure DevOps
17 9 (2.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.06%) Node.js
2 44 (13.75%) RESTful
3 35 (10.94%) React
4 30 (9.38%) Spring
5 25 (7.81%) CSS
6 24 (7.50%) Web Services
7 22 (6.88%) Elastic Stack
7 22 (6.88%) Spring Boot
8 20 (6.25%) GraphQL
9 18 (5.63%) gRPC
9 18 (5.63%) YAML
10 17 (5.31%) JSON
11 16 (5.00%) LitElement
12 15 (4.69%) Swagger
13 13 (4.06%) .NET
14 10 (3.13%) ARM Templates
14 10 (3.13%) Kafka
15 9 (2.81%) AngularJS
15 9 (2.81%) HTML
15 9 (2.81%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.19%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (4.06%) Cloud Native
3 13 (4.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (3.75%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.88%) Replication
7 5 (1.56%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (1.25%) Clustering
8 4 (1.25%) Legacy Applications
8 4 (1.25%) PKI
8 4 (1.25%) User Experience
9 3 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.63%) IVR
10 2 (0.63%) Media Streaming
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.63%) Social Media
10 2 (0.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 63 (19.69%) Linux
2 44 (13.75%) Windows
3 10 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.19%) CentOS
5 5 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.25%) Unix
7 3 (0.94%) Android
7 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.63%) AIX
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (51.56%) DevOps
2 120 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 40 (12.50%) Microservices
5 39 (12.19%) Migration
6 36 (11.25%) Analytics
7 34 (10.63%) Scrum
7 34 (10.63%) Software Engineering
8 33 (10.31%) Test Automation
9 32 (10.00%) TDD
10 28 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (8.44%) Unit Testing
12 25 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (7.81%) ITIL
12 25 (7.81%) Validation
13 24 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (5.63%) Auto-Scaling
14 18 (5.63%) Cost Optimisation
15 17 (5.31%) BDD
15 17 (5.31%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (30.63%) Python
2 84 (26.25%) Java
3 50 (15.63%) SQL
4 26 (8.13%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.56%) Bash Shell
6 20 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.00%) Groovy
7 16 (5.00%) TypeScript
8 14 (4.38%) Go
9 12 (3.75%) C#
9 12 (3.75%) Ruby
9 12 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.81%) Scala
11 8 (2.50%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.19%) Java 8
13 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.94%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.94%) XPath
15 2 (0.63%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.63%) ES6
Qualifications
1 40 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.94%) AWS Certification
4 10 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.50%) Degree
6 5 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.94%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.94%) ISEB
8 2 (0.63%) CCNP
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.63%) CISSP
8 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.31%) CCSP
9 1 (0.31%) CISA
9 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.31%) CRISC
9 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.75%) QA
2 19 (5.94%) Data Quality
3 14 (4.38%) Accessibility
4 7 (2.19%) SLA
5 6 (1.88%) NIST
6 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.25%) NCSC
7 3 (0.94%) FedRAMP
7 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.63%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.31%) COBIT
9 1 (0.31%) NIST 800
System Software
1 103 (32.19%) Docker
2 16 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.94%) Varnish
5 2 (0.63%) HDFS
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.31%) LXC
Systems Management
1 115 (35.94%) Terraform
2 78 (24.38%) Kubernetes
3 48 (15.00%) Ansible
4 37 (11.56%) Grafana
5 22 (6.88%) Prometheus
5 22 (6.88%) Puppet
6 18 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.50%) Packer
8 7 (2.19%) Rancher
8 7 (2.19%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.56%) Kibana
10 4 (1.25%) Consul
10 4 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (1.25%) Graphite
10 4 (1.25%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.25%) Istio
10 4 (1.25%) linkerd
10 4 (1.25%) Nagios
10 4 (1.25%) Opsgenie
10 4 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (13.13%) Splunk
2 26 (8.13%) New Relic
3 21 (6.56%) VMware
4 13 (4.06%) CA
4 13 (4.06%) Oracle
4 13 (4.06%) SolarWinds
5 11 (3.44%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.13%) Atlassian
7 9 (2.81%) AppDynamics
7 9 (2.81%) Dynatrace
8 8 (2.50%) Cisco
9 7 (2.19%) Meraki
9 7 (2.19%) TOWER Software
10 5 (1.56%) Adobe
10 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.25%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.25%) PagerDuty
12 3 (0.94%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.94%) IBM
12 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com