Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 829 871
Rank change year-on-year +20 +42 -14
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 44 59 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.054% 0.010%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.34% 0.56% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 10
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -8.21% +158.75%
10th Percentile £440 £338 £323
90th Percentile £575 £563 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £388 £300
% change year-on-year +32.26% +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 computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12949 10509 6562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.62% 9.55% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8846 7324 4263
UK median daily rate £453 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £269 £288 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 165 160
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% +32.35%
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.40 £46.95 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.79 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.86% -21.08% +33.33%

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 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
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 CloudFront within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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 +45 44 £525 +10.53% 15
London +1 31 £525 +5.00% 13
UK excluding London +65 13 £513 +32.26% 2
South East +37 8 £513 +86.36% 2
North of England +60 5 £513 -
North West +42 5 £513 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 44 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (79.55%) Amazon S3
3 32 (72.73%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (65.91%) DevOps
5 24 (54.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (52.27%) Amazon RDS
7 21 (47.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 18 (40.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (38.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 17 (38.64%) Amazon SQS
10 16 (36.36%) Java
11 14 (31.82%) Microservices
11 14 (31.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
12 13 (29.55%) Terraform
13 12 (27.27%) Web Services
13 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
14 11 (25.00%) nginx
14 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 11 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (25.00%) Linux
15 10 (22.73%) Python
15 10 (22.73%) PHP
15 10 (22.73%) MVC
16 9 (20.45%) Ansible
16 9 (20.45%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (20.45%) Route 53
16 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (20.45%) PaaS

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 11 (25.00%) nginx
2 8 (18.18%) Confluence
3 6 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (11.36%) Apache Solr
5 4 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Apache
6 3 (6.82%) WordPress
7 2 (4.55%) Apache Qpid
7 2 (4.55%) Lightstreamer
7 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.55%) WebORB
7 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.27%) CMS
8 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (79.55%) Amazon S3
3 32 (72.73%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (54.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (40.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 17 (38.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 17 (38.64%) Amazon SQS
7 14 (31.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 11 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (20.45%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (20.45%) PaaS
9 9 (20.45%) Route 53
10 8 (18.18%) AWS CloudTrail
10 8 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (6.82%) SaaS
13 2 (4.55%) Akamai
13 2 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) VPN
2 5 (11.36%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) Intranet
5 1 (2.27%) IPsec
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) MPLS
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (47.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
5 6 (13.64%) MySQL
5 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
6 4 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (4.55%) Redis
7 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.27%) Couchbase
8 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.27%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 8 (18.18%) JIRA
3 8 (18.18%) Maven
4 6 (13.64%) Gradle
4 6 (13.64%) IntelliJ
4 6 (13.64%) JUnit
4 6 (13.64%) Mercurial
5 4 (9.09%) Checkstyle
5 4 (9.09%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.55%) Bower
6 2 (4.55%) gulp
6 2 (4.55%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.55%) Travis CI
6 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.27%) git-flow
7 1 (2.27%) Moq
7 1 (2.27%) MSTest
General
1 4 (9.09%) Publishing
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) AWS Engineer
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
1 17 (38.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) AWS DevOps
3 15 (34.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Java Developer
5 10 (22.73%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Architect
7 4 (9.09%) AWS Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.82%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.55%) AWS Architect
9 2 (4.55%) AWS Specialist
9 2 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (4.55%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Lead PHP Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Web Services
2 8 (18.18%) Spring
2 8 (18.18%) Spring MVC
3 7 (15.91%) REST
4 6 (13.64%) JSF
4 6 (13.64%) Struts
5 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) Node.js
5 5 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (9.09%) jQuery
6 4 (9.09%) React
7 3 (6.82%) CSS
7 3 (6.82%) Laravel
7 3 (6.82%) Middleware
8 2 (4.55%) CSS3
8 2 (4.55%) HTML5
8 2 (4.55%) Kafka
8 2 (4.55%) Sass
8 2 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.82%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) CentOS
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) DevOps
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Microservices
4 10 (22.73%) MVC
5 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.45%) SOA
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
6 8 (18.18%) Auto-Scaling
6 8 (18.18%) BDD
7 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.64%) Kanban
8 6 (13.64%) Pair Programming
8 6 (13.64%) Scrum
8 6 (13.64%) User Stories
9 5 (11.36%) Migration
10 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
10 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.09%) Content Management
10 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) PHP
3 10 (22.73%) Python
4 6 (13.64%) Ruby
5 5 (11.36%) SQL
6 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.82%) C#
7 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.55%) Scala
9 1 (2.27%) C++
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) CISA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CISM
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 20022
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Terraform
2 9 (20.45%) Ansible
3 8 (18.18%) Puppet
4 7 (15.91%) Packer
5 3 (6.82%) Nagios
5 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.55%) cPanel
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Adobe
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) New Relic
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) SaltStack
3 2 (4.55%) Zend
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Pardot
4 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
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