Period
to 23 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for AWS OpsWorks skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS OpsWorks over the 6 months to 23 August 2017 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 OpsWorks
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 874 865
Rank change year-on-year +52 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing AWS OpsWorks 11 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.008% 0.001%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.081% 0.082% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
UK median daily rate £550 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £463 £404 £363
90th Percentile £719 £738 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AWS OpsWorks 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 13615 10967 6702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.18% 10.14% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9302 7603 4359
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +11.80% -
10th Percentile £269 £285 £235
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 171 138
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% +31.39%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.78 £47.33 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +50.00%

AWS OpsWorks
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWS OpsWorks as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS OpsWorks in the UK

AWS OpsWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS OpsWorks in the UK

AWS OpsWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS OpsWorks over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS OpsWorks in the UK

AWS OpsWorks
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWS OpsWorks within the UK over the 6 months to 23 August 2017. 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 +43 11 £550 +29.41%
London +10 6 £563 -22.41%
UK excluding London +46 5 £475 +11.76%
South East +25 3 £475 +11.76%
South West +7 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AWS OpsWorks 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 AWS OpsWorks.

1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (72.73%) DevOps
4 7 (63.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
5 6 (54.55%) Ansible
6 5 (45.45%) Microservices
6 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (45.45%) Amazon S3
6 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
7 4 (36.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (36.36%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (36.36%) Docker
7 4 (36.36%) Salt
7 4 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (36.36%) Public Cloud
8 3 (27.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (27.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (27.27%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
8 3 (27.27%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (27.27%) Route 53
8 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
8 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (27.27%) Maven
8 3 (27.27%) Ant
8 3 (27.27%) Web Services

AWS OpsWorks
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 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon S3
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (27.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (27.27%) Route 53
6 2 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Ant
2 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) AppScan
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (9.09%) Geb
4 1 (9.09%) Gradle
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Spock
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) AWS Architect
3 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) POSIX
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (9.09%) Grails
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) JRuby
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Public Cloud
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source Development
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Groovy
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Clojure
2 1 (9.09%) Go
2 1 (9.09%) Jython
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Ansible
3 4 (36.36%) Salt
4 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
4 2 (18.18%) SELinux
5 1 (9.09%) Grafana
5 1 (9.09%) Graphite
5 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Qualys
3 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian