Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 869 840 878
Rank change year-on-year -29 +38 -7
Contract jobs citing AWS OpsWorks 15 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.076% 0.066% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £413
90th Percentile £638 £645 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £513
% change year-on-year -10.53% -7.32% +7.89%
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 19,786 12,123 8,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.56% 13.07% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,498 8,441 6,016
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £290
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 153 142
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.53 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.20 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +1.49% -21.18%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -22 15 £525 +10.53% 3
London -42 9 £525 - 1
UK excluding London -19 6 £425 -10.53% 3
North of England - 4 £425 -
North West - 4 £425 -
South East -16 2 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (40.00%) Route 53
4 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (33.33%) CloudFront
5 5 (33.33%) Docker
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (33.33%) Terraform
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (33.33%) Serverless
6 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
7 3 (20.00%) SMS
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) PHP
7 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu

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 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) WildFly
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (40.00%) Route 53
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (33.33%) CloudFront
4 5 (33.33%) Serverless
5 3 (20.00%) GitHub
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
7 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (13.33%) VoltDB
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) CircleCI
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Mockito
2 2 (13.33%) Travis CI
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) RSpec
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) AWS Architect
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
6 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (13.33%) Serverless Framework
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Microservices
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
1 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (33.33%) Terraform
3 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet