Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 395 534 666
Rank change year-on-year +139 +132 +83
Contract jobs citing Amazon CloudWatch 137 287 237
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.37% 1.17% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 201 182
Median daily rate £488 £513 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.88% -6.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £395 £375 £426
90th Percentile £642 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £525
% change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 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 10,019 24,540 24,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.51% 28.92% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,536 16,815 16,557
Median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +3.26%
10th Percentile £310 £291 £303
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 411 334
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +22.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £73.75 £59.25
Median hourly rate £22.91 £21.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% +25.03% -5.41%

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 22 October 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 13 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 22 October 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 +161 123 £490 -6.67% 52
UK excluding London +168 71 £450 -7.69% 37
London +132 57 £550 - 22
North of England +115 39 £450 -10.00% 17
North West +85 30 £431 -13.90% 14
Work from Home -74 28 £500 +8.11% 9
South East +179 23 £488 +2.63% 5
North East - 9 £495 - 2
Scotland +74 4 £288 -49.91% 6
Wales +33 3 £425 -5.56% 1
East of England +72 1 £400 -20.00% 2
Midlands +65 1 £450 +10.77% 3
West Midlands +60 1 £450 +38.46% 3

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 121 (88.32%) AWS
2 81 (59.12%) Python
3 65 (47.45%) AWS Lambda
3 65 (47.45%) Serverless
4 64 (46.72%) Java
5 62 (45.26%) Linux
6 60 (43.80%) DevOps
7 58 (42.34%) Amazon S3
8 55 (40.15%) Amazon EC2
8 55 (40.15%) Terraform
9 54 (39.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 52 (37.96%) AWS CloudTrail
11 48 (35.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 46 (33.58%) Docker
13 42 (30.66%) Amazon RDS
14 40 (29.20%) Jenkins
15 39 (28.47%) Bash Shell
16 36 (26.28%) Unix
16 36 (26.28%) Relational Database
17 35 (25.55%) Infrastructure as Code
18 33 (24.09%) Git (software)
18 33 (24.09%) Continuous Integration
19 32 (23.36%) Splunk
20 31 (22.63%) Ansible
20 31 (22.63%) Kubernetes
21 30 (21.90%) Route 53
21 30 (21.90%) MySQL
22 29 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
22 29 (21.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 28 (20.44%) Test Automation

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 20 (14.60%) Tomcat
2 15 (10.95%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.84%) Confluence
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.73%) Apache
4 1 (0.73%) CMS
4 1 (0.73%) Headless CMS
4 1 (0.73%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 121 (88.32%) AWS
2 65 (47.45%) AWS Lambda
2 65 (47.45%) Serverless
3 58 (42.34%) Amazon S3
4 55 (40.15%) Amazon EC2
5 54 (39.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 52 (37.96%) AWS CloudTrail
7 48 (35.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 30 (21.90%) Route 53
9 25 (18.25%) Azure
10 21 (15.33%) Amazon ECS
10 21 (15.33%) Amazon SQS
11 18 (13.14%) Amazon Kinesis
11 18 (13.14%) Datadog
12 17 (12.41%) Amazon EKS
12 17 (12.41%) GitHub
13 15 (10.95%) Amazon Cognito
13 15 (10.95%) AWS CodePipeline
13 15 (10.95%) Coveralls
14 13 (9.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) DNS
1 10 (7.30%) HTTP
2 7 (5.11%) Firewall
3 5 (3.65%) Network Security
3 5 (3.65%) VPN
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (2.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (2.92%) WAN
5 3 (2.19%) SSL
6 2 (1.46%) DHCP
6 2 (1.46%) FTP
6 2 (1.46%) SMTP
6 2 (1.46%) SSH
7 1 (0.73%) DSL
7 1 (0.73%) Internet
7 1 (0.73%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.66%) Amazon RDS
2 36 (26.28%) Relational Database
3 30 (21.90%) MySQL
4 29 (21.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 27 (19.71%) NoSQL
6 19 (13.87%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (13.14%) RDBMS
8 17 (12.41%) Big Data
9 13 (9.49%) MongoDB
10 9 (6.57%) Amazon Aurora
10 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
11 8 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (5.11%) Redis
13 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
13 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (2.92%) Neo4j
15 2 (1.46%) Amazon Athena
15 2 (1.46%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 40 (29.20%) Jenkins
2 33 (24.09%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.95%) SonarQube
4 12 (8.76%) GitLab
4 12 (8.76%) Maven
5 10 (7.30%) JIRA
6 8 (5.84%) JUnit
7 7 (5.11%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.38%) Bitbucket Server
8 6 (4.38%) Gradle
8 6 (4.38%) Spinnaker
9 5 (3.65%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.92%) Mocha
10 4 (2.92%) Sublime Text
10 4 (2.92%) Subversion
11 3 (2.19%) Grunt
11 3 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (2.19%) Postman
11 3 (2.19%) webpack
General
1 10 (7.30%) Public Sector
2 8 (5.84%) Banking
2 8 (5.84%) Finance
3 4 (2.92%) Electronics
4 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.46%) Law
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Police
6 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (36.50%) AWS Engineer
2 27 (19.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (17.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 20 (14.60%) Developer
5 19 (13.87%) Support Engineer
6 17 (12.41%) Architect
7 13 (9.49%) Applications Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Applications Support
7 13 (9.49%) Applications Support Engineer
8 12 (8.76%) AWS DevOps
9 11 (8.03%) AWS Developer
10 9 (6.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (6.57%) Operations Engineer
11 8 (5.84%) Operations Support Engineer
12 6 (4.38%) AWS Architect
12 6 (4.38%) Python Developer
13 5 (3.65%) Azure Engineer
14 4 (2.92%) Java Engineer
14 4 (2.92%) Splunk Engineer
14 4 (2.92%) Splunk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.98%) Web Services
2 20 (14.60%) RESTful
3 18 (13.14%) REST
4 17 (12.41%) LAMP
5 16 (11.68%) Node.js
5 16 (11.68%) Sensu
6 15 (10.95%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (10.95%) JSON
7 12 (8.76%) .NET
7 12 (8.76%) Django
8 10 (7.30%) Flask
9 8 (5.84%) Memcached
9 8 (5.84%) YAML
10 5 (3.65%) HTML
10 5 (3.65%) OAuth
10 5 (3.65%) OAuth2
10 5 (3.65%) SAML
11 4 (2.92%) JMS
11 4 (2.92%) Middleware
11 4 (2.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.98%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.84%) Cloud Native
4 7 (5.11%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.38%) PKI
5 6 (4.38%) User Experience
6 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.46%) Social Media
8 1 (0.73%) BYOD
8 1 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.73%) FMCG
8 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.73%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.73%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 62 (45.26%) Linux
2 36 (26.28%) Unix
3 22 (16.06%) Windows
4 4 (2.92%) Amazon Linux
4 4 (2.92%) Android
4 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.19%) Debian
6 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.80%) DevOps
2 35 (25.55%) Infrastructure as Code
3 33 (24.09%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (20.44%) Test Automation
6 26 (18.98%) Microservices
7 23 (16.79%) Configuration Management
8 19 (13.87%) Scrum
9 18 (13.14%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (12.41%) Blue-Green Deployment
10 17 (12.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (10.95%) Canary Deployment
12 14 (10.22%) ITIL
13 13 (9.49%) Computer Science
13 13 (9.49%) E-Commerce
13 13 (9.49%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (8.76%) Deployment Automation
14 12 (8.76%) Migration
14 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
15 11 (8.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (59.12%) Python
2 64 (46.72%) Java
3 39 (28.47%) Bash Shell
4 28 (20.44%) SQL
5 23 (16.79%) Ruby
6 15 (10.95%) Java 8
7 13 (9.49%) C++
8 11 (8.03%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.11%) Go
10 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.38%) Scala
11 4 (2.92%) ES6
12 3 (2.19%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.19%) C#
12 3 (2.19%) Groovy
12 3 (2.19%) Kotlin
12 3 (2.19%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.73%) PHP
13 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) AWS Certification
1 16 (11.68%) SC Cleared
1 16 (11.68%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.30%) Degree
3 8 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.84%) Master's Degree
4 5 (3.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.19%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) QA
2 8 (5.84%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.92%) GDPR
3 4 (2.92%) NIST
4 1 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.73%) NCSC
System Software
1 46 (33.58%) Docker
2 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) iptables
Systems Management
1 55 (40.15%) Terraform
2 31 (22.63%) Ansible
2 31 (22.63%) Kubernetes
3 22 (16.06%) Nagios
4 21 (15.33%) Puppet
5 17 (12.41%) Prometheus
6 14 (10.22%) Grafana
7 13 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (8.76%) Kibana
8 12 (8.76%) Packer
9 10 (7.30%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (4.38%) PingFederate
11 3 (2.19%) Graylog
12 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.73%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.73%) logstash
13 1 (0.73%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 32 (23.36%) Splunk
2 25 (18.25%) Oracle
3 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.11%) F5
5 6 (4.38%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.38%) Zscaler
6 5 (3.65%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.65%) Cisco
7 4 (2.92%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.19%) Adobe
8 3 (2.19%) IBM
8 3 (2.19%) New Relic
8 3 (2.19%) VMware
8 3 (2.19%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.46%) CommVault
9 2 (1.46%) Databricks
9 2 (1.46%) OutSystems
9 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.73%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.73%) Dynatrace