Period
to 21 January 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 21 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 OpsWorks
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 870 845 877
Rank change year-on-year -25 +32 -9
Contract jobs citing AWS OpsWorks 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.040% 0.033% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - +17.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 - £500
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 17,330 11,974 7,522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.55% 12.47% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,032 8,236 5,125
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £281 £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 229 164 119
UK median hourly rate £18.63 £18.88 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -12.78% -3.82%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.33 £10.90
90th Percentile £54.55 £56.87 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year - -26.32% +11.76%

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
Top 4 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 21 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 -4 7 £575 +15.00% 9
London -41 6 £538 +7.50% 3
South East - 1 £575 - 2
UK excluding London - 1 £575 - 6

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
3 4 (57.14%) Terraform
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
4 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
5 2 (28.57%) SMS
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) AWS Certification
6 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (28.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (14.29%) Route 53
5 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SaltStack