Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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.

AWS SDK for Python (Boto)
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 841 880
Rank change year-on-year -21 +39 -4
Contract jobs citing boto 18 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.037% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.054% 0.12% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 5
UK median daily rate £650 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.81% +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £425 £420 £378
90th Percentile £710 £615 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £488
% change year-on-year -25.00% +23.08% -
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 33037 31466 32330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.01% 30.58% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23361 21754 22274
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 351 569
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.78 £14.56 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £54.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.15 £38.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.95% +3.00% +10.29%

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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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 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 -13 18 £650 +23.81% 2
UK excluding London +31 9 £450 -25.00%
London -17 9 £650 +23.81% 2
East of England - 6 £663 -
South East -7 3 £450 -27.27%

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing boto 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 boto.

1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (94.44%) Ansible
3 16 (88.89%) Linux
3 16 (88.89%) DevOps
4 15 (83.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (83.33%) Python
5 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
5 14 (77.78%) JIRA
5 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (72.22%) Confluence
6 13 (72.22%) Docker
6 13 (72.22%) Oracle Database
6 13 (72.22%) Relational Database
6 13 (72.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (72.22%) Bitbucket
6 13 (72.22%) Atlassian
6 13 (72.22%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (72.22%) GCP
6 13 (72.22%) RDBMS
6 13 (72.22%) MySQL
6 13 (72.22%) Oracle
6 13 (72.22%) DB2
6 13 (72.22%) Unix
6 13 (72.22%) Solaris
6 13 (72.22%) Kubernetes
6 13 (72.22%) HipChat
6 13 (72.22%) Mesos
6 13 (72.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (72.22%) Rancher
6 13 (72.22%) Docker Swarm

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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 13 (72.22%) Cloud Foundry
1 13 (72.22%) Confluence
2 8 (44.44%) OpenStack
3 3 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (83.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (72.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (11.11%) Serverless
7 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
7 1 (5.56%) IaaS
7 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) DB2
1 13 (72.22%) MySQL
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle Database
1 13 (72.22%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (72.22%) RDBMS
1 13 (72.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) JIRA
2 13 (72.22%) Bitbucket
3 6 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.56%) Checkstyle
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Gradle
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) Sensu
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Solaris
2 13 (72.22%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) DevOps
2 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) BIND 9
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (94.44%) Ansible
2 13 (72.22%) Docker Swarm
2 13 (72.22%) Kubernetes
2 13 (72.22%) Mesos
2 13 (72.22%) Rancher
3 12 (66.67%) Puppet
4 11 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (22.22%) Nagios
6 2 (11.11%) Terraform
7 1 (5.56%) Grafana
7 1 (5.56%) Graphite
7 1 (5.56%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Atlassian
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) PagerDuty
2 1 (5.56%) Sonatype
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk