Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 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.

Amazon CloudFront
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 813 807 855
Rank change year-on-year -6 +48 +29
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 88 44 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.046% 0.054%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.41% 0.33% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 35 52
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £461 £440 £340
90th Percentile £675 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £388
% change year-on-year -2.44% +32.26% +29.17%
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 21,627 13,304 10,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.76% 13.97% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,786 9,106 7,390
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +10.43%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.12% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 193 167
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.96 £11.66
90th Percentile £58.75 £59.80 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.89
% change year-on-year - +10.11% -20.54%

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 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
Top 10 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 20 July 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 +18 88 £575 +9.52% 20
London -14 66 £600 +14.29% 12
UK excluding London -26 21 £500 -2.44% 8
North of England -14 11 £400 -21.95%
Yorkshire - 7 £400 -
North West -13 4 £500 -2.44%
South East -26 4 £550 +7.32% 3
South West - 4 £550 - 3
Midlands - 2 £550 - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CloudFront 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 CloudFront.

1 88 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (85.23%) Amazon EC2
3 69 (78.41%) Jenkins
4 68 (77.27%) Amazon S3
4 68 (77.27%) DevOps
4 68 (77.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 68 (77.27%) AWS Lambda
4 68 (77.27%) Serverless
5 66 (75.00%) Route 53
6 65 (73.86%) Terraform
7 62 (70.45%) Amazon RDS
7 62 (70.45%) Linux
7 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (68.18%) Ansible
9 59 (67.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 59 (67.05%) Configuration Management
10 58 (65.91%) Docker
11 52 (59.09%) Python
12 51 (57.95%) Opscode Chef
12 51 (57.95%) Bash Shell
13 45 (51.14%) Unix
14 44 (50.00%) JIRA
15 43 (48.86%) Git (software)
16 42 (47.73%) Confluence
16 42 (47.73%) GitHub
17 40 (45.45%) Java
18 37 (42.05%) Atlassian
19 36 (40.91%) Node.js
20 31 (35.23%) AWS CloudFormation
21 28 (31.82%) Puppet

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 42 (47.73%) Confluence
2 7 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (4.55%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.41%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.27%) Apache
6 2 (2.27%) nginx
7 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
1 1 (1.14%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 88 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (85.23%) Amazon EC2
3 68 (77.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 68 (77.27%) Amazon S3
3 68 (77.27%) AWS Lambda
3 68 (77.27%) Serverless
4 66 (75.00%) Route 53
5 59 (67.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 42 (47.73%) GitHub
7 31 (35.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (23.86%) Amazon ELB
9 13 (14.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 11 (12.50%) OpenShift
10 11 (12.50%) PaaS
11 6 (6.82%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (6.82%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (6.82%) AWS OpsWorks
12 4 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) VPN
2 3 (3.41%) DHCP
2 3 (3.41%) DNS
2 3 (3.41%) Firewall
2 3 (3.41%) LAN
2 3 (3.41%) MPLS
2 3 (3.41%) Network Security
2 3 (3.41%) VLAN
2 3 (3.41%) WAN
3 2 (2.27%) HTTP
3 2 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.14%) MQTT
4 1 (1.14%) SSL
4 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (70.45%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (15.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (11.36%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.09%) MySQL
5 6 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.41%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.41%) Big Data
6 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.41%) HBase
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (78.41%) Jenkins
2 44 (50.00%) JIRA
3 43 (48.86%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.95%) SonarQube
5 5 (5.68%) Bitbucket
5 5 (5.68%) Maven
6 4 (4.55%) Checkstyle
6 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.55%) Gradle
6 4 (4.55%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.55%) JUnit
6 4 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 4 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.41%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.41%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.27%) Hudson
8 2 (2.27%) JMeter
8 2 (2.27%) Selenium
8 2 (2.27%) WebStorm
General
1 28 (31.82%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 7 (7.95%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (61.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (40.91%) AWS DevOps
3 34 (38.64%) AWS Engineer
4 33 (37.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Lead DevOps
8 6 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (5.68%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (5.68%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
10 4 (4.55%) PHP Software Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.91%) Node.js
2 18 (20.45%) Web Services
3 8 (9.09%) REST
4 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
4 7 (7.95%) jQuery
5 6 (6.82%) React
5 6 (6.82%) RESTful
6 4 (4.55%) .NET
6 4 (4.55%) JSF
6 4 (4.55%) LAMP
6 4 (4.55%) Spring
6 4 (4.55%) Spring MVC
6 4 (4.55%) Struts
7 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.41%) HTML
7 3 (3.41%) Kafka
7 3 (3.41%) Sass
7 3 (3.41%) Symfony
7 3 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Fintech
2 15 (17.05%) Cloud Native
3 13 (14.77%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (10.23%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (9.09%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (9.09%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.41%) Equities
7 3 (3.41%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.27%) User Experience
9 1 (1.14%) Blog
9 1 (1.14%) Derivative
9 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.14%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (1.14%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 62 (70.45%) Linux
2 45 (51.14%) Unix
3 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (77.27%) DevOps
2 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (67.05%) Configuration Management
4 24 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
6 13 (14.77%) Auto-Scaling
6 13 (14.77%) Microservices
7 12 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.95%) MVC
9 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.82%) BDD
10 6 (6.82%) TDD
11 5 (5.68%) SOA
12 4 (4.55%) Content Management
12 4 (4.55%) High Availability
12 4 (4.55%) Pair Programming
12 4 (4.55%) Release Management
12 4 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.09%) Python
2 51 (57.95%) Bash Shell
3 40 (45.45%) Java
4 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.09%) PHP
6 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.55%) Java 8
7 4 (4.55%) Ruby
8 3 (3.41%) C#
8 3 (3.41%) F#
8 3 (3.41%) Scala
8 3 (3.41%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.27%) C
9 2 (2.27%) C++
9 2 (2.27%) SQL
10 1 (1.14%) Go
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) AWS Certification
2 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.27%) RHCE
4 1 (1.14%) MCSD
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) GCP
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (65.91%) Docker
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (73.86%) Terraform
2 60 (68.18%) Ansible
3 51 (57.95%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (31.82%) Puppet
5 21 (23.86%) Kubernetes
6 9 (10.23%) Sysdig
7 6 (6.82%) PingFederate
8 3 (3.41%) Packer
9 2 (2.27%) Grafana
9 2 (2.27%) Rundeck
10 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (42.05%) Atlassian
2 11 (12.50%) Splunk
3 5 (5.68%) Adobe
4 3 (3.41%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.41%) Veracode
5 2 (2.27%) Apigee
5 2 (2.27%) Google
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle
5 2 (2.27%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) Capita
6 1 (1.14%) hybris
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.14%) Sybase
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) WorldPay