Period
to 23 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 878 899
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 -35
Contract jobs citing AWS OpsWorks 10 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.001%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.064% 0.059% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
UK median daily rate £575 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% +13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £525 £395 £363
90th Percentile £700 £738 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £775 £425 -
% change year-on-year +82.35% - -
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 15541 11944 7261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.51% 11.33% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10723 8230 4854
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.43% +0.61%
10th Percentile £269 £275 £256
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 184 107
UK median hourly rate £19.81 £17.88 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.84% -17.40% +21.92%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.55 £10.40
90th Percentile £63.75 £56.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% -24.44% +28.57%

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 October 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 October 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 +20 10 £575 +35.29%
London +7 7 £575 -6.12%
UK excluding London +35 3 £775 +82.35%
South West - 2 - -
South East +4 1 £775 +82.35%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (70.00%) Puppet
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (70.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (50.00%) Microservices
5 5 (50.00%) Docker
5 5 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (40.00%) Ansible
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) Ant
7 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (30.00%) Maven
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (30.00%) Route 53
7 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (30.00%) Linux Command Line

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 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (70.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (60.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (30.00%) Route 53
5 3 (30.00%) Serverless
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Ant
2 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) AppScan
4 1 (10.00%) Geb
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Spock
4 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) JRuby
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source Development
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Clojure
1 1 (10.00%) Go
1 1 (10.00%) Groovy
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Jython
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) Scala
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (70.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) Ansible
4 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (20.00%) Terraform
6 1 (10.00%) Nessus
6 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (10.00%) SaltStack