AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK)
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for AWS CDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS CDK over the 6 months to 22 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 467 465 632
Rank change year-on-year -2 +167 -43
Contract jobs citing AWS CDK 111 224 219
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 1.71% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 188 174
10th Percentile £415 £425 £424
25th Percentile £438 £456 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £494 £493 £545
Median % change year-on-year +0.15% -9.50% +14.74%
75th Percentile £574 £535 £606
90th Percentile £655 £590 £784
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £479 £525
% change year-on-year -0.84% -8.76% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £69.50 - -
Median hourly rate £72.00 - -
75th Percentile £74.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.00 - -

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

AWS CDK is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 8,901 13,095 23,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.98% 23.13% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,193 9,548 17,332
10th Percentile £350 £400 £400
25th Percentile £425 £463 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -2.73% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £650 £675 £663
90th Percentile £775 £775 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
% change year-on-year - - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 146 238
10th Percentile £21.25 £25.75 £22.35
25th Percentile £43.00 £50.35 £35.00
Median hourly rate £47.50 £65.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -26.92% +30.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65.00 £75.00 £65.71
90th Percentile £74.44 £81.00 £76.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £65.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -26.92% +30.00% +11.11%

AWS CDK
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWS CDK as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CDK in the UK

AWS CDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS CDK.

Daily rate trend for AWS CDK in the UK

AWS CDK
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS CDK over the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

Daily rate histogram for AWS CDK in the UK

AWS CDK
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS CDK within the UK over the 6 months to 22 May 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -18 71 £475 -0.84% 11
Scotland -5 58 £463 -3.44% 2
Work from Home +41 53 £485 -3.00% 18
England +78 48 £613 +20.10% 21
London +81 32 £625 +20.48% 12
North of England +31 9 £550 +10.00% 2
North West +16 8 £550 +10.00% 1
Midlands +24 2 £613 +53.13% 3
South West +11 2 £750 +25.00% 3
West Midlands +22 1 £500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +8 1 £725 +43.56% 1
North East - 1 - -

AWS CDK
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.70%) GeoServer
2 1 (0.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 111 (100.00%) AWS
2 69 (62.16%) Serverless
3 60 (54.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 59 (53.15%) AWS Lambda
5 55 (49.55%) Amazon S3
6 31 (27.93%) OpenShift
7 19 (17.12%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (15.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 17 (15.32%) AWS CodePipeline
9 11 (9.91%) Amazon OpenSearch
10 10 (9.01%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (5.41%) GitHub
11 6 (5.41%) Textract
12 5 (4.50%) Amazon SageMaker
12 5 (4.50%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (4.50%) AWS Fargate
12 5 (4.50%) GitHub Actions
12 5 (4.50%) Route 53
13 4 (3.60%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (2.70%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) DHCP
1 2 (1.80%) DNS
1 2 (1.80%) Firewall
1 2 (1.80%) LAN
1 2 (1.80%) SMS
1 2 (1.80%) WLAN
2 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (44.14%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (29.73%) Amazon Aurora
3 19 (17.12%) Amazon RDS
4 18 (16.22%) MongoDB
5 13 (11.71%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (10.81%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.31%) DynamoDB
8 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.41%) InfluxDB
8 6 (5.41%) Informix
9 4 (3.60%) GIS
10 3 (2.70%) MySQL
10 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (19.82%) Jenkins
2 16 (14.41%) GitLab
3 8 (7.21%) Git
4 6 (5.41%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.70%) Cypress.io
6 3 (2.70%) Mocha
7 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.90%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.90%) ESLint
7 1 (0.90%) JIRA
7 1 (0.90%) Pa11y
7 1 (0.90%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.90%) TestCafe
General
1 36 (32.43%) Public Sector
2 15 (13.51%) Social Skills
3 13 (11.71%) Finance
4 5 (4.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (39.64%) Developer
2 26 (23.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (18.92%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) Data Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) AWS Developer
5 11 (9.91%) AWS DevOps
5 11 (9.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Automation Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Senior
9 6 (5.41%) Backend Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Cloud Platform Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Database Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Data Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) React
2 27 (24.32%) Node.js
3 17 (15.32%) CSS
3 17 (15.32%) HTML
4 15 (13.51%) REST
5 11 (9.91%) Spring Boot
6 10 (9.01%) Spring
7 7 (6.31%) PostGIS
7 7 (6.31%) SpaCy
8 5 (4.50%) Lambda Expressions
8 5 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (3.60%) Gherkin
9 4 (3.60%) Jest
9 4 (3.60%) Next.js
9 4 (3.60%) OAuth
9 4 (3.60%) OAuth2
9 4 (3.60%) PyTorch
9 4 (3.60%) Spring Security
10 3 (2.70%) Spring MVC
10 3 (2.70%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Legacy Systems
2 9 (8.11%) Cloud Native
3 8 (7.21%) Replication
4 4 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.70%) Product Ownership
6 2 (1.80%) Onboarding
7 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.90%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.90%) Security Posture
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.61%) Linux
2 9 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.31%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.65%) Infrastructure as Code
2 53 (47.75%) Agile
3 50 (45.05%) CI/CD
4 49 (44.14%) DevOps
5 30 (27.03%) Kanban
6 27 (24.32%) Microservices
7 26 (23.42%) Scrum
8 24 (21.62%) Test Automation
9 20 (18.02%) Code Quality
10 18 (16.22%) Machine Learning
11 16 (14.41%) Containerisation
11 16 (14.41%) Pair Programming
12 15 (13.51%) Human-Centred Design
12 15 (13.51%) TDD
13 14 (12.61%) Community of Practice
13 14 (12.61%) Inclusive Design
13 14 (12.61%) Natural Language Processing
13 14 (12.61%) User Experience
14 13 (11.71%) Code Coverage
14 13 (11.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.26%) TypeScript
2 53 (47.75%) Python
3 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
4 26 (23.42%) Java
5 23 (20.72%) Bash
6 21 (18.92%) SQL
7 9 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.50%) Groovy
9 2 (1.80%) C#
10 1 (0.90%) C
10 1 (0.90%) Go
10 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.80%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
3 2 (1.80%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
4 1 (0.90%) AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
4 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.62%) Accessibility
2 5 (4.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 31 (27.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (35.14%) Grafana
2 29 (26.13%) Terraform
3 27 (24.32%) Kubernetes
4 15 (13.51%) Ansible
5 10 (9.01%) Kibana
6 4 (3.60%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Oracle
2 4 (3.60%) Commvault
3 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.90%) Splunk