Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 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 OpsWorks
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 829 875
Rank change year-on-year -43 +46 -13
Contract jobs citing AWS OpsWorks 11 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.054% 0.097% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 13
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £403 £400 £413
90th Percentile £638 £719 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +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 20,427 12,391 9,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.37% 13.53% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,917 8,536 6,742
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.43%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 176 155
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -3.11% -12.84%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.88 £11.70
90th Percentile £56.25 £60.50 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -18.75%

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 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS OpsWorks in the UK

AWS OpsWorks
Top 6 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 24 June 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 -49 11 £525 +10.53% 2
London -45 6 £563 +9.76% 2
UK excluding London -35 5 £425 -10.53%
North of England - 4 £425 -
North West - 4 £425 -
South East -28 1 £375 -21.05%

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AWS OpsWorks 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 AWS OpsWorks.

1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (72.73%) DevOps
3 8 (72.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (54.55%) Auto-Scaling
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 6 (54.55%) CloudFront
4 6 (54.55%) Route 53
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
4 6 (54.55%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (54.55%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (54.55%) Serverless
5 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) Terraform
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) GitHub
7 3 (27.27%) Ruby
8 2 (18.18%) JUnit
8 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (18.18%) Big Data

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%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (72.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (54.55%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (54.55%) CloudFront
3 6 (54.55%) Route 53
3 6 (54.55%) Serverless
4 3 (27.27%) GitHub
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) VoltDB
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) CircleCI
2 2 (18.18%) Hudson
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Mockito
2 2 (18.18%) Travis CI
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) Serverless Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) DevOps
3 6 (54.55%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Microservices
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
1 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (36.36%) Terraform
3 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes