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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 627 644
Rank change year-on-year +46 +17  
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 19 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.050% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.31% 0.58% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 7
Median daily rate £513 £475 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -6.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £405 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 6033 4840 2970
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.98% 8.67% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4177 3341 1879
Median daily rate £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +7.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +1.74% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 83 113
Median hourly rate £21.16 £23.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.92% -8.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% -18.00%  

CloudFront
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CloudFront as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for CloudFront 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 CloudFront.

Contractor daily rate trend for CloudFront in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CloudFront over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CloudFront in the UK

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Top 11 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 19 £513 +7.89% 2
London 0 11 £525 +10.52% 2
Berkshire - 5 £513 -
South East - 5 £513 -
Bracknell - 4 £513 -
North West - 3 £475 -
Manchester - 2 £494 -
City of London -2 1 £500 +5.26%
Merseyside - 1 £260 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £260 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 56 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
2 48 (85.71%) Amazon S3
3 44 (78.57%) DevOps
4 43 (76.79%) Amazon RDS
5 42 (75.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 33 (58.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 31 (55.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 30 (53.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 28 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (48.21%) PaaS
11 26 (46.43%) nginx
11 26 (46.43%) Microservices
12 25 (44.64%) Terraform
13 24 (42.86%) AWS CloudTrail
13 24 (42.86%) VPN
14 23 (41.07%) Auto-Scaling
15 19 (33.93%) AWS Certification
16 17 (30.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 17 (30.36%) Python
17 15 (26.79%) Java
17 15 (26.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
17 15 (26.79%) Puppet
18 14 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
19 13 (23.21%) Amazon SQS
19 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
20 12 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
20 12 (21.43%) SOA
20 12 (21.43%) Linux

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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 26 (46.43%) nginx
2 8 (14.29%) Confluence
3 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.57%) Lightstreamer
5 2 (3.57%) WebORB
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) CMS
6 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 56 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
2 48 (85.71%) Amazon S3
3 42 (75.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 33 (58.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 30 (53.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 28 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 27 (48.21%) PaaS
8 24 (42.86%) AWS CloudTrail
9 17 (30.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 14 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
11 13 (23.21%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (16.07%) Route 53
13 6 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (7.14%) SaaS
15 3 (5.36%) Akamai
15 3 (5.36%) IaaS
16 2 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
17 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) VPN
2 5 (8.93%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.36%) Network Security
3 3 (5.36%) SSL
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) HTTP
5 1 (1.79%) IPsec
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) MPLS
5 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (76.79%) Amazon RDS
2 31 (55.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (7.14%) MySQL
7 3 (5.36%) Redis
8 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.71%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.14%) Gradle
4 4 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 4 (7.14%) JUnit
4 4 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 4 (7.14%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.57%) Checkstyle
5 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) Moq
6 1 (1.79%) MSTest
6 1 (1.79%) NUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (48.21%) AWS DevOps
3 25 (44.64%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (39.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.93%) AWS Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (7.14%) NoSQL Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Broadcast Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Broadcast Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (10.71%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (8.93%) REST
5 4 (7.14%) CSS
5 4 (7.14%) HTML
5 4 (7.14%) JSF
5 4 (7.14%) Middleware
5 4 (7.14%) Spring
5 4 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 4 (7.14%) Struts
6 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.36%) JSON
7 2 (3.57%) Akka
7 2 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (3.57%) FpML
7 2 (3.57%) Kafka
7 2 (3.57%) React
7 2 (3.57%) Serverless Framework
7 2 (3.57%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (10.71%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (78.57%) DevOps
2 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (46.43%) Microservices
4 23 (41.07%) Auto-Scaling
5 15 (26.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 12 (21.43%) SOA
7 8 (14.29%) Migration
8 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.71%) MVC
10 5 (8.93%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.93%) TDD
10 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.14%) BDD
11 4 (7.14%) Kanban
11 4 (7.14%) Pair Programming
11 4 (7.14%) Scrum
11 4 (7.14%) User Stories
11 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Python
2 15 (26.79%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) PHP
4 8 (14.29%) Ruby
5 7 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (5.36%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) Perl
7 2 (3.57%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.79%) CCNA
2 1 (1.79%) CCNP
2 1 (1.79%) CISA
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.79%) CISM
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) MCSE
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO20022
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (44.64%) Terraform
2 15 (26.79%) Puppet
3 7 (12.50%) Ansible
3 7 (12.50%) Packer
4 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.36%) Graphite
5 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.57%) Consul
6 2 (3.57%) Grafana
6 2 (3.57%) logstash
7 1 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) New Relic
1 4 (7.14%) SaltStack
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Adobe
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) VMware