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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon CloudFront
UK
Rank 572 612 611
Rank change year-on-year +40 -1  
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 24 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.057% 0.019%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.42% 0.72% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 9
Median daily rate £500 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £525 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £350
% change year-on-year -2.43% +46.42%  
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 5686 4188 2660
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.55% 7.90% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3970 2898 1703
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 75 95
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £47.48 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
Top 9 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 24 March 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 +28 24 £500 +5.26% 6
London +25 19 £500 +5.26% 4
South East +25 3 £500 -2.43%
Berkshire - 3 £500 -
North West +30 2 £494 -
Manchester +10 2 £494 -
Bracknell - 2 £500 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £500 -

CloudFront
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 54 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (87.04%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (83.33%) Amazon S3
4 44 (81.48%) Amazon RDS
5 42 (77.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 41 (75.93%) DevOps
7 32 (59.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 29 (53.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 28 (51.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 26 (48.15%) nginx
10 26 (48.15%) PaaS
11 25 (46.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (44.44%) Microservices
12 24 (44.44%) Terraform
13 23 (42.59%) AWS CloudTrail
13 23 (42.59%) VPN
14 22 (40.74%) Auto-Scaling
15 18 (33.33%) AWS Certification
15 18 (33.33%) Python
16 16 (29.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 16 (29.63%) Puppet
16 16 (29.63%) Amazon ELB
17 15 (27.78%) Infrastructure Monitoring
18 14 (25.93%) Linux
18 14 (25.93%) Java
19 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
20 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
20 10 (18.52%) Amazon SQS
20 10 (18.52%) PHP

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Top Related 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 (48.15%) nginx
2 7 (12.96%) Confluence
3 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (3.70%) Lightstreamer
5 2 (3.70%) WebORB
5 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 54 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (87.04%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (83.33%) Amazon S3
4 42 (77.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (59.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 29 (53.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 26 (48.15%) PaaS
8 25 (46.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 23 (42.59%) AWS CloudTrail
10 16 (29.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 16 (29.63%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (18.52%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (16.67%) Route 53
13 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (7.41%) Akamai
14 4 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (5.56%) IaaS
15 3 (5.56%) SaaS
16 2 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
17 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) VPN
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.56%) Network Security
3 3 (5.56%) SSL
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) HTTP
5 1 (1.85%) IPsec
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (81.48%) Amazon RDS
2 28 (51.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
5 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (7.41%) MySQL
6 4 (7.41%) Redis
7 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.85%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.96%) JIRA
4 6 (11.11%) Vagrant
5 5 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.41%) Maven
7 2 (3.70%) Gradle
7 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.70%) JUnit
7 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.85%) Bower
8 1 (1.85%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (48.15%) AWS DevOps
3 25 (46.30%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Developer
7 4 (7.41%) AWS Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) NoSQL Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Broadcast Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (14.81%) Web Services
2 7 (12.96%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (9.26%) CSS
3 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 4 (7.41%) Middleware
5 3 (5.56%) JSON
5 3 (5.56%) REST
6 2 (3.70%) Akka
6 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (3.70%) FpML
6 2 (3.70%) JSF
6 2 (3.70%) Kafka
6 2 (3.70%) Serverless Framework
6 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 2 (3.70%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.70%) Struts
6 2 (3.70%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) CentOS
2 7 (12.96%) Unix
3 6 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) DevOps
2 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (44.44%) Microservices
4 22 (40.74%) Auto-Scaling
5 15 (27.78%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 10 (18.52%) SOA
7 8 (14.81%) Migration
8 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.56%) MVC
11 3 (5.56%) SDLC
11 3 (5.56%) TDD
11 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Validation
12 2 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (3.70%) Low Latency
12 2 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) Python
2 14 (25.93%) Java
3 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
3 10 (18.52%) PHP
4 9 (16.67%) SQL
5 8 (14.81%) Ruby
6 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.56%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) C#
8 2 (3.70%) C++
8 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.70%) Scala
9 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.85%) CCNA
2 1 (1.85%) CCNP
2 1 (1.85%) CISA
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) CISM
2 1 (1.85%) CISSP
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) MCSE
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Xen
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (44.44%) Terraform
2 16 (29.63%) Puppet
3 8 (14.81%) Ansible
3 8 (14.81%) Packer
4 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.56%) Graphite
5 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.70%) Consul
6 2 (3.70%) Grafana
6 2 (3.70%) logstash
7 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) New Relic
1 5 (9.26%) SaltStack
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) IBM
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) NetApp
4 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
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