Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for boto skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited boto over the 6 months to 17 October 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.

AWS SDK for Python (Boto)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 881 850 873
Rank change year-on-year -31 +23 +1
Contract jobs citing boto 10 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.015% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.047% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 21
UK median daily rate £550 £650 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +23.81% +23.53%
10th Percentile £398 £560 £450
90th Percentile £708 £713 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £556 £650 £619
% change year-on-year -14.42% +5.05% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

boto is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,997 31,983 32,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.89% 32.21% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,333 22,423 22,540
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 374 382
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £15.24 £18.58 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -3.94%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for boto in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for boto in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing boto over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for boto in the UK

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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 boto within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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 -28 10 £550 -15.38%
London -4 7 £550 -15.38%
UK excluding London -20 3 £556 -14.42%
South East -5 2 £413 -8.33%
East of England -7 1 £700 +5.66%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing boto 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 boto.

1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (80.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) Ansible
4 6 (60.00%) Docker
4 6 (60.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (60.00%) Gradle
4 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (60.00%) Puppet
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (60.00%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (60.00%) Terraform
4 6 (60.00%) Serverless
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (40.00%) JIRA
6 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
6 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (40.00%) Maven
6 4 (40.00%) Checkstyle
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) Unix
6 4 (40.00%) Solaris
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) Cobertura
6 4 (40.00%) Confluence
6 4 (40.00%) yum
6 4 (40.00%) Artifactory

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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 4 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (40.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (60.00%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (60.00%) Serverless
3 6 (60.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (40.00%) IaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) SNMP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Gradle
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (40.00%) Artifactory
2 4 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (40.00%) Checkstyle
2 4 (40.00%) Cobertura
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 4 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) AWS Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Solaris
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Release Automation
5 1 (10.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (60.00%) Ansible
2 6 (60.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) Terraform
3 4 (40.00%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (40.00%) Mesos
3 4 (40.00%) Rancher
3 4 (40.00%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Sonatype
2 2 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Progress