Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon ElastiCache skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon ElastiCache over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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 AWS ElastiCache
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 825 854
Rank change year-on-year -17 +29 -6
Contract jobs citing Amazon ElastiCache 54 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.041% 0.017%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.31% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 12
UK median daily rate £525 £494 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £435 £375 £413
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon ElastiCache 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 17,530 12,121 7,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.48% 12.45% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,173 8,331 5,031
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £280 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 170 120
UK median hourly rate £18.63 £18.65 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.12% -14.54% -3.02%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.40 £56.87 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £23.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -28.17% +11.76%

Amazon ElastiCache
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon ElastiCache as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ElastiCache in the UK

Amazon ElastiCache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon ElastiCache.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon ElastiCache in the UK

Amazon ElastiCache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon ElastiCache over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon ElastiCache in the UK

Amazon ElastiCache
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 ElastiCache within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 +11 51 £531 +8.97% 28
London -10 28 £550 +6.80% 7
UK excluding London +30 24 £500 +11.11% 24
South West +7 7 £475 -5.00% 2
Midlands +6 6 £550 +29.41% 12
West Midlands +5 6 £550 +22.22% 10
South East -16 6 £500 +3.90%
East of England - 3 £550 - 2
Wales - 2 £475 - 3
East Midlands 0 1 £450 +12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ElastiCache also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Amazon ElastiCache.

1 54 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (81.48%) Amazon S3
3 43 (79.63%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (79.63%) DevOps
4 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (59.26%) Amazon RDS
6 31 (57.41%) Route 53
6 31 (57.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 29 (53.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 27 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 27 (50.00%) Docker
9 26 (48.15%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (48.15%) Ansible
9 26 (48.15%) Amazon ELB
9 26 (48.15%) Amazon SQS
9 26 (48.15%) Python
10 24 (44.44%) Web Services
10 24 (44.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
12 21 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (38.89%) Linux
12 21 (38.89%) Terraform
13 19 (35.19%) Serverless
13 19 (35.19%) AWS Lambda
13 19 (35.19%) Microservices
13 19 (35.19%) Java
14 18 (33.33%) Puppet
15 17 (31.48%) CloudFront
16 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
17 15 (27.78%) JIRA

Amazon ElastiCache
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 26 (48.15%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (25.93%) nginx
3 12 (22.22%) Confluence
4 9 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (16.67%) Apache Solr
5 8 (14.81%) Apache
6 6 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (5.56%) IIS
7 3 (5.56%) Jetty
7 3 (5.56%) Mongrel
7 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 54 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (81.48%) Amazon S3
3 43 (79.63%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (57.41%) Route 53
5 29 (53.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 26 (48.15%) Amazon ELB
6 26 (48.15%) Amazon SQS
7 24 (44.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (35.19%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (35.19%) Serverless
9 17 (31.48%) CloudFront
10 15 (27.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 14 (25.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (12.96%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (11.11%) GitHub
14 4 (7.41%) Google App Engine
14 4 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (5.56%) npm
16 2 (3.70%) Datadog
16 2 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) HTTP
2 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.52%) SSL
4 5 (9.26%) DNS
5 4 (7.41%) DHCP
5 4 (7.41%) Firewall
5 4 (7.41%) FTP
5 4 (7.41%) IPsec
6 3 (5.56%) VPN
7 2 (3.70%) DSL
7 2 (3.70%) SMS
8 1 (1.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (59.26%) Amazon RDS
2 31 (57.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (24.07%) MongoDB
3 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
4 10 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (14.81%) MySQL
6 7 (12.96%) Redis
7 4 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.70%) Neo4j
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 27 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
3 15 (27.78%) JIRA
4 12 (22.22%) Maven
5 8 (14.81%) Gradle
5 8 (14.81%) Subversion
6 7 (12.96%) Eclipse
6 7 (12.96%) IntelliJ
6 7 (12.96%) JUnit
6 7 (12.96%) Mercurial
6 7 (12.96%) SonarQube
7 6 (11.11%) Checkstyle
8 5 (9.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
10 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
10 3 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (5.56%) Travis CI
10 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
11 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Automotive
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (31.48%) AWS DevOps
4 15 (27.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 11 (20.37%) Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Architect
6 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Digital Architect
7 6 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (11.11%) WebOps Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Senior WebOps Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) AWS Expert
11 2 (3.70%) Java Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) Python Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) Web Services
2 15 (27.78%) REST
3 14 (25.93%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (18.52%) RESTful
5 9 (16.67%) Sensu
6 8 (14.81%) AngularJS
6 8 (14.81%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (14.81%) React
6 8 (14.81%) Spring
7 7 (12.96%) JSF
7 7 (12.96%) JSON
7 7 (12.96%) Node.js
7 7 (12.96%) Spring MVC
7 7 (12.96%) Struts
8 6 (11.11%) .NET
8 6 (11.11%) Kafka
8 6 (11.11%) OAuth
8 6 (11.11%) OpenID
8 6 (11.11%) SAML
9 4 (7.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) CoreOS
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) CentOS
3 2 (3.70%) DC/OS
3 2 (3.70%) Debian
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (79.63%) DevOps
2 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (35.19%) Microservices
5 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
6 13 (24.07%) Open Source
6 13 (24.07%) Scrum
7 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
8 10 (18.52%) Auto-Scaling
9 9 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 9 (16.67%) SOA
9 9 (16.67%) TDD
9 9 (16.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 8 (14.81%) BDD
10 8 (14.81%) High Availability
10 8 (14.81%) MVC
11 7 (12.96%) Pair Programming
11 7 (12.96%) Process Architecture
11 7 (12.96%) User Stories
11 7 (12.96%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) Python
2 19 (35.19%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
3 13 (24.07%) Ruby
4 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.52%) PHP
6 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) Go
7 2 (3.70%) Scala
7 2 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) ES6
8 1 (1.85%) GraphQL
8 1 (1.85%) Groovy
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) Xen
3 3 (5.56%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 26 (48.15%) Ansible
2 21 (38.89%) Terraform
3 18 (33.33%) Puppet
4 13 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (20.37%) Kibana
6 9 (16.67%) collectd
6 9 (16.67%) Kubernetes
6 9 (16.67%) logstash
6 9 (16.67%) StatsD
7 8 (14.81%) Mesos
8 7 (12.96%) Salt
9 4 (7.41%) Marathon
10 2 (3.70%) Grafana
10 2 (3.70%) Prometheus
10 2 (3.70%) Rundeck
11 1 (1.85%) Nagios
11 1 (1.85%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) VMware
2 9 (16.67%) Adobe
2 9 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 7 (12.96%) Rackspace
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle
5 4 (7.41%) Google
6 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.56%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.85%) Apigee
7 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.85%) New Relic
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat