Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 569 657 718
Rank change year-on-year +88 +61 +105
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 224 246 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.94% 0.96% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 185 132
UK median daily rate £505 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.81% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £362 £450 £387
90th Percentile £685 £638 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 23,771 25,552 17,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.61% 24.40% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,139 17,745 12,415
UK median daily rate £495 £485 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +3.19% +4.44%
10th Percentile £275 £305 £275
90th Percentile £660 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 333 228
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +7.85%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £62.35 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +8.82%

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 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon CloudWatch in the UK

Amazon CloudWatch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 7 December 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 +82 208 £523 -0.48% 65
UK excluding London +121 130 £500 - 39
London +61 94 £525 -4.55% 36
North of England +37 43 £520 -0.95% 11
North West +45 35 £510 -18.40% 8
South West +19 23 £700 +47.37% 2
South East +38 19 £475 -5.00% 9
East of England +47 16 £613 +27.60% 3
Midlands +56 14 £425 -10.53% 4
Yorkshire +26 8 £540 +8.00% 3
Wales - 8 £438 - 6
Scotland +48 7 £575 +24.32% 4
West Midlands +44 7 £325 - 4
East Midlands +30 7 £490 +8.89%

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 215 (95.98%) AWS
2 150 (66.96%) DevOps
3 145 (64.73%) Python
4 124 (55.36%) Linux
5 115 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (51.34%) Terraform
6 111 (49.55%) Jenkins
7 109 (48.66%) Amazon S3
8 95 (42.41%) Amazon EC2
8 95 (42.41%) Git (software)
9 91 (40.63%) Serverless
10 89 (39.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 86 (38.39%) Bash Shell
12 84 (37.50%) Docker
12 84 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
13 78 (34.82%) Ansible
14 72 (32.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 70 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
16 67 (29.91%) Amazon RDS
17 65 (29.02%) Continuous Integration
18 57 (25.45%) JIRA
19 56 (25.00%) Puppet
20 53 (23.66%) Infrastructure as Code
21 51 (22.77%) Datadog
22 50 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 49 (21.88%) Red Hat
24 47 (20.98%) Security Cleared
25 46 (20.54%) Amazon ECS
26 45 (20.09%) Scrum
27 43 (19.20%) Migration

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 35 (15.63%) Apache
2 18 (8.04%) nginx
3 17 (7.59%) Confluence
4 16 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (4.46%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.57%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.89%) CMS
9 2 (0.89%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.89%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.45%) IIS
10 1 (0.45%) Jetty
10 1 (0.45%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 215 (95.98%) AWS
2 109 (48.66%) Amazon S3
3 95 (42.41%) Amazon EC2
4 91 (40.63%) Serverless
5 89 (39.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 84 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
7 72 (32.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 51 (22.77%) Datadog
9 46 (20.54%) Amazon ECS
10 43 (19.20%) AWS CloudTrail
11 39 (17.41%) CloudFront
12 38 (16.96%) Route 53
13 26 (11.61%) Azure
14 25 (11.16%) Amazon SQS
15 23 (10.27%) Amazon ELB
16 17 (7.59%) Amazon Glacier
16 17 (7.59%) PaaS
17 16 (7.14%) GitHub
18 15 (6.70%) IaaS
19 13 (5.80%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.25%) Firewall
2 12 (5.36%) DNS
3 11 (4.91%) Internet
4 9 (4.02%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.02%) VPN
5 7 (3.13%) HTTP
6 4 (1.79%) Network Security
6 4 (1.79%) SSH
7 2 (0.89%) MQTT
8 1 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (29.91%) Amazon RDS
2 38 (16.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 34 (15.18%) MySQL
4 29 (12.95%) Big Data
5 16 (7.14%) Amazon Aurora
6 11 (4.91%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.02%) Geospatial Data
8 8 (3.57%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.57%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.13%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.68%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.68%) Redis
11 5 (2.23%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
12 4 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.79%) Electronic Patient Records
13 3 (1.34%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.34%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 111 (49.55%) Jenkins
2 95 (42.41%) Git (software)
3 57 (25.45%) JIRA
4 34 (15.18%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (8.04%) CircleCI
6 17 (7.59%) GitLab
7 13 (5.80%) SonarQube
8 11 (4.91%) Maven
9 10 (4.46%) Gradle
10 7 (3.13%) Subversion
11 6 (2.68%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.23%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.79%) gulp
14 3 (1.34%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.34%) Mocha
14 3 (1.34%) Selenium
15 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.89%) Grunt
15 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (13.39%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) Public Sector
3 11 (4.91%) Retail
4 8 (3.57%) Banking
5 3 (1.34%) Law
5 3 (1.34%) Publishing
5 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (37.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (25.89%) AWS Engineer
3 36 (16.07%) Developer
4 35 (15.63%) Cloud Engineer
5 33 (14.73%) AWS DevOps
6 25 (11.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 18 (8.04%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.70%) Senior DevOps
9 14 (6.25%) Architect
9 14 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.91%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (4.46%) Cloud Architect
12 10 (4.46%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.46%) Lead Developer
12 10 (4.46%) Lead DevOps
13 9 (4.02%) Data Engineer
14 8 (3.57%) Administrator
14 8 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.82%) Elastic Stack
2 19 (8.48%) LAMP
3 17 (7.59%) Node.js
4 15 (6.70%) JSON
4 15 (6.70%) Web Services
5 14 (6.25%) .NET
6 12 (5.36%) .NET Core
6 12 (5.36%) LEMP Stack
7 9 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (4.02%) RESTful
8 7 (3.13%) Kafka
8 7 (3.13%) Swagger
9 6 (2.68%) HTML
9 6 (2.68%) React
10 5 (2.23%) Lambda Expressions
11 4 (1.79%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.79%) boto
11 4 (1.79%) REST
11 4 (1.79%) YAML
12 3 (1.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.05%) Public Cloud
2 23 (10.27%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 14 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (3.57%) PKI
5 6 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.23%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.23%) User Experience
7 4 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) IVR
10 1 (0.45%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (55.36%) Linux
2 50 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (12.95%) CentOS
4 23 (10.27%) Ubuntu
5 20 (8.93%) Windows
6 17 (7.59%) Unix
7 2 (0.89%) Android
7 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.45%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (66.96%) DevOps
2 115 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (29.02%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (23.66%) Infrastructure as Code
5 45 (20.09%) Scrum
6 43 (19.20%) Migration
7 39 (17.41%) Configuration Management
8 35 (15.63%) Kanban
9 28 (12.50%) ITIL
10 27 (12.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 26 (11.61%) Microservices
12 25 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (11.16%) Software Engineering
13 24 (10.71%) TDD
14 23 (10.27%) High Availability
15 21 (9.38%) Open Source
16 20 (8.93%) Computer Science
17 19 (8.48%) Product Management
18 17 (7.59%) Runbook
18 17 (7.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 145 (64.73%) Python
2 86 (38.39%) Bash Shell
3 42 (18.75%) Java
4 36 (16.07%) Ruby
4 36 (16.07%) Shell Script
5 33 (14.73%) Perl
6 29 (12.95%) SQL
7 20 (8.93%) PowerShell
8 19 (8.48%) PHP
9 15 (6.70%) JavaScript
10 14 (6.25%) Scala
11 9 (4.02%) C#
12 6 (2.68%) Groovy
13 3 (1.34%) Go
13 3 (1.34%) Java 8
14 2 (0.89%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.89%) ES6
14 2 (0.89%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.89%) R
14 2 (0.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 47 (20.98%) Security Cleared
2 34 (15.18%) SC Cleared
3 28 (12.50%) AWS Certification
4 16 (7.14%) Degree
5 7 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.89%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 84 (37.50%) Docker
2 11 (4.91%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.23%) Snort
5 3 (1.34%) HDFS
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 115 (51.34%) Terraform
2 78 (34.82%) Ansible
3 70 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (25.00%) Puppet
5 42 (18.75%) Kubernetes
6 19 (8.48%) Packer
7 17 (7.59%) Nagios
8 16 (7.14%) Grafana
9 13 (5.80%) ZABBIX
10 9 (4.02%) HAProxy
11 7 (3.13%) Consul
12 6 (2.68%) logstash
13 5 (2.23%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (2.23%) collectd
13 5 (2.23%) Rsyslog
13 5 (2.23%) Salt
13 5 (2.23%) Zipkin
14 4 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (1.79%) Prometheus
14 4 (1.79%) Rancher
Vendors
1 49 (21.88%) Red Hat
2 31 (13.84%) Splunk
3 16 (7.14%) New Relic
4 11 (4.91%) Ping Identity
5 10 (4.46%) AppDynamics
6 9 (4.02%) Google
7 8 (3.57%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.23%) BMC
8 5 (2.23%) Dynatrace
8 5 (2.23%) HP
8 5 (2.23%) hybris
9 4 (1.79%) Black Duck
9 4 (1.79%) IBM
9 4 (1.79%) Percona
10 3 (1.34%) Adobe
10 3 (1.34%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.34%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (1.34%) SAP
10 3 (1.34%) Veeam
11 2 (0.89%) OutSystems