Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CloudFront skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CloudFront over the 6 months to 18 November 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 CloudFront
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 837 892
Rank change year-on-year +4 +55 -23
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 56 49 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.046% 0.010%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.34% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 10
UK median daily rate £538 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.47% -12.82% +143.75%
10th Percentile £406 £358 £311
90th Percentile £625 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £388 £300
% change year-on-year +41.94% +29.17% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CloudFront 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 16541 12442 7472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.20% 11.77% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11473 8558 5038
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £269 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 187 115
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.45% -14.30% +20.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.72 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.28 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.27% -23.20% +28.57%

CloudFront
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CloudFront over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CloudFront within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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 +48 55 £538 +26.47% 11
London +9 46 £538 +5.91% 9
UK excluding London +24 9 £550 +41.94% 2
North of England +64 4 £425 -5.56%
North West +29 4 £425 -15.00%
South East +12 2 £500 +81.82% 1
Midlands - 2 £550 - 1
East of England -28 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CloudFront 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 CloudFront.

1 55 (98.21%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (96.43%) Amazon S3
3 49 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
4 46 (82.14%) DevOps
5 38 (67.86%) Amazon RDS
6 34 (60.71%) Jenkins
7 33 (58.93%) Route 53
7 33 (58.93%) Terraform
7 33 (58.93%) Linux
8 32 (57.14%) Python
8 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (57.14%) Ansible
8 32 (57.14%) Docker
9 28 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
9 28 (50.00%) Serverless
9 28 (50.00%) JIRA
10 27 (48.21%) Java
11 25 (44.64%) Git (software)
11 25 (44.64%) Node.js
12 24 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 23 (41.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 22 (39.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (39.29%) Confluence
15 20 (35.71%) Bash Shell
16 19 (33.93%) Opscode Chef
17 18 (32.14%) Unix
17 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
18 17 (30.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 17 (30.36%) Amazon ELB
18 17 (30.36%) GitHub

CloudFront
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 22 (39.29%) Confluence
2 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (10.71%) nginx
3 5 (8.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Apache Solr
4 4 (7.14%) Apache
5 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.57%) WordPress
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.79%) Jetty
7 1 (1.79%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (1.79%) WebORB
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.79%) HipChat
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 55 (98.21%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (96.43%) Amazon S3
3 49 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (58.93%) Route 53
5 28 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
5 28 (50.00%) Serverless
6 24 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 23 (41.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 22 (39.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (30.36%) Amazon ELB
9 17 (30.36%) GitHub
10 16 (28.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 14 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (10.71%) npm
14 5 (8.93%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudTrail
15 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (1.79%) Datadog
15 1 (1.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (67.86%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (30.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
4 10 (17.86%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.14%) Neo4j
5 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.57%) Big Data
6 2 (3.57%) Flink
6 2 (3.57%) MySQL
6 2 (3.57%) Redis
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.79%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 34 (60.71%) Jenkins
2 28 (50.00%) JIRA
3 25 (44.64%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.50%) Maven
5 6 (10.71%) gulp
5 6 (10.71%) JUnit
6 5 (8.93%) Babel
6 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.93%) Gradle
7 4 (7.14%) GitLab
7 4 (7.14%) IntelliJ
7 4 (7.14%) Mercurial
7 4 (7.14%) webpack
8 3 (5.36%) Bower
8 3 (5.36%) Checkstyle
8 3 (5.36%) SonarQube
8 3 (5.36%) Travis CI
8 3 (5.36%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.57%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Games
2 4 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (39.29%) AWS DevOps
3 21 (37.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 21 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (26.79%) Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Architect
9 2 (3.57%) AWS Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Lead PHP Developer
9 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (1.79%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) Node.js
2 12 (21.43%) React
3 11 (19.64%) Web Services
4 7 (12.50%) Sass
4 7 (12.50%) Spring
5 6 (10.71%) HTML
5 6 (10.71%) Redux
6 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.93%) CSS
6 5 (8.93%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (7.14%) Django
7 4 (7.14%) Ionic Framework
7 4 (7.14%) Jest
7 4 (7.14%) JSF
7 4 (7.14%) REST
7 4 (7.14%) Spring MVC
7 4 (7.14%) Struts
8 3 (5.36%) HTML5
9 2 (3.57%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Cloud Native
2 6 (10.71%) Fintech
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.14%) Social Media
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) Unix
3 5 (8.93%) CentOS
4 4 (7.14%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (82.14%) DevOps
2 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
4 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 7 (12.50%) Microservices
7 6 (10.71%) BDD
7 6 (10.71%) TDD
8 5 (8.93%) SOA
8 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.14%) B2C
9 4 (7.14%) Code Coverage
9 4 (7.14%) Content Management
9 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.14%) Kanban
9 4 (7.14%) MVC
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Python
2 27 (48.21%) Java
3 20 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.29%) PHP
6 6 (10.71%) Ruby
7 5 (8.93%) ES6
7 5 (8.93%) SQL
8 4 (7.14%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.57%) Scala
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.79%) C
10 1 (1.79%) C#
10 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 20022
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 32 (57.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) NFS
2 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (58.93%) Terraform
2 32 (57.14%) Ansible
3 19 (33.93%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (17.86%) Packer
5 7 (12.50%) Puppet
6 2 (3.57%) cPanel
6 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (10.71%) New Relic
3 5 (8.93%) Adobe
4 4 (7.14%) Google
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.57%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.57%) Zend
7 1 (1.79%) Databricks
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) Splunk