Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 686 821 837
Rank change year-on-year +135 +16 +29
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 154 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.078% 0.046%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.60% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 59 34
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £400 £445 £416
90th Percentile £686 £638 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £506
% change year-on-year -5.26% -6.17% +30.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £105.00 - -
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 25,729 22,644 14,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.64% 22.18% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,533 15,516 9,910
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £306 £304 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 337 201
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.97% -1.58% -3.11%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £71.15 £58.50 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.46 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.63% - +2.94%

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 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
Top 13 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 22 August 2019. 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 +136 152 £550 - 54
London +115 116 £575 -4.17% 38
UK excluding London +81 38 £450 -5.26% 19
North of England +28 12 £450 +12.50% 6
South East +28 9 £416 -24.32%
South West -17 7 £425 -22.73% 3
Yorkshire +25 6 £450 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +37 5 £325 - 4
Midlands +36 5 £325 - 5
North West +30 4 £525 +5.00% 5
East of England - 3 £613 - 2
North East - 2 £470 -
Scotland - 2 £725 - 3

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 150 (97.40%) AWS
2 118 (76.62%) Amazon S3
3 106 (68.83%) AWS Lambda
4 105 (68.18%) Serverless
5 101 (65.58%) DevOps
6 83 (53.90%) Python
7 78 (50.65%) Git (software)
8 76 (49.35%) Amazon EC2
9 75 (48.70%) Linux
10 74 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
12 63 (40.91%) Route 53
13 61 (39.61%) Docker
14 58 (37.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 56 (36.36%) Amazon ECS
15 56 (36.36%) Jenkins
16 53 (34.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 51 (33.12%) AWS Certification
18 50 (32.47%) Ansible
18 50 (32.47%) Bash Shell
19 47 (30.52%) Terraform
20 42 (27.27%) Amazon Kinesis
20 42 (27.27%) Java
21 39 (25.32%) Windows
22 38 (24.68%) JIRA
23 37 (24.03%) Scrum
24 36 (23.38%) Configuration Management
24 36 (23.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 36 (23.38%) Node.js
25 34 (22.08%) Opscode Chef

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 34 (22.08%) Confluence
2 28 (18.18%) Apache Spark
3 20 (12.99%) Apache
4 17 (11.04%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (9.74%) nginx
6 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.65%) CMS
8 1 (0.65%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 150 (97.40%) AWS
2 118 (76.62%) Amazon S3
3 106 (68.83%) AWS Lambda
4 105 (68.18%) Serverless
5 76 (49.35%) Amazon EC2
6 63 (40.91%) Route 53
7 58 (37.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 56 (36.36%) Amazon ECS
9 53 (34.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 42 (27.27%) Amazon Kinesis
11 32 (20.78%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (14.94%) Amazon SQS
13 19 (12.34%) GitHub
14 17 (11.04%) Amazon ELB
15 16 (10.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 14 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 8 (5.19%) AWS CodePipeline
18 7 (4.55%) Amazon EKS
19 6 (3.90%) Amazon Neptune
20 4 (2.60%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) Firewall
1 11 (7.14%) VPN
2 9 (5.84%) Network Security
3 8 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (4.55%) DNS
4 7 (4.55%) RTMP
5 6 (3.90%) Internet
5 6 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.90%) WAN
6 4 (2.60%) HTTP
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.65%) DSL
7 1 (0.65%) ISDN
7 1 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) MPLS
7 1 (0.65%) Wireless
7 1 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
2 36 (23.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 18 (11.69%) MySQL
4 8 (5.19%) Amazon Athena
5 4 (2.60%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 78 (50.65%) Git (software)
2 56 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 38 (24.68%) JIRA
4 12 (7.79%) Vagrant
5 6 (3.90%) Jasmine
5 6 (3.90%) SpecFlow
5 6 (3.90%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.25%) Mocha
7 4 (2.60%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.30%) GoCD
8 2 (1.30%) JUnit
9 1 (0.65%) Checkstyle
9 1 (0.65%) Codeship
9 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.65%) GitLab
9 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.65%) Maven
9 1 (0.65%) Protractor
9 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (7.14%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Billing
2 6 (3.90%) Games
3 3 (1.95%) Law
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (49.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (35.06%) AWS DevOps
3 51 (33.12%) AWS Engineer
4 45 (29.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 27 (17.53%) Developer
6 21 (13.64%) Architect
6 21 (13.64%) AWS Architect
7 17 (11.04%) Platform Engineer
8 13 (8.44%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (7.14%) AWS Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Lambda Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
12 6 (3.90%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.60%) DevOps Architect
13 4 (2.60%) Lead DevOps
13 4 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (2.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 4 (2.60%) Node.js Developer
13 4 (2.60%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.38%) Node.js
2 31 (20.13%) Web Services
3 30 (19.48%) Kafka
4 12 (7.79%) AngularJS
5 11 (7.14%) LAMP
6 8 (5.19%) CSS
6 8 (5.19%) HTML
6 8 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (4.55%) FFmpeg
7 7 (4.55%) JSON
7 7 (4.55%) Laravel
7 7 (4.55%) OAuth
7 7 (4.55%) OAuth2
7 7 (4.55%) REST
7 7 (4.55%) WebRTC
8 6 (3.90%) .NET Core
8 6 (3.90%) Express
8 6 (3.90%) LEMP Stack
8 6 (3.90%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Cloud Native
2 13 (8.44%) PKI
3 10 (6.49%) Analytical Mindset
3 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.84%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (5.84%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.55%) Media Streaming
5 7 (4.55%) MPEG
5 7 (4.55%) New Media
5 7 (4.55%) Video\Live Streaming
6 6 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.90%) Music Streaming
6 6 (3.90%) User Experience
7 5 (3.25%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.95%) Blog
8 3 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.65%) PMI
9 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 75 (48.70%) Linux
2 39 (25.32%) Windows
3 21 (13.64%) Unix
4 9 (5.84%) CentOS
5 6 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (65.58%) DevOps
2 74 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.03%) Scrum
4 36 (23.38%) Configuration Management
5 32 (20.78%) Computer Science
6 31 (20.13%) OO
7 28 (18.18%) OOP
8 20 (12.99%) Infrastructure as Code
9 17 (11.04%) Fintech
10 13 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (8.44%) Workflow
11 12 (7.79%) SIEM
12 11 (7.14%) Microservices
12 11 (7.14%) Security Architecture
13 10 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.49%) TDD
14 9 (5.84%) Auto-Scaling
14 9 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (5.84%) Migration
14 9 (5.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 83 (53.90%) Python
2 50 (32.47%) Bash Shell
3 42 (27.27%) Java
4 19 (12.34%) PowerShell
5 18 (11.69%) JavaScript
6 16 (10.39%) PHP
6 16 (10.39%) Ruby
7 9 (5.84%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.90%) C#
8 6 (3.90%) Go
9 4 (2.60%) SQL
10 3 (1.95%) ES6
11 2 (1.30%) C
12 1 (0.65%) Java 8
12 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (33.12%) AWS Certification
2 3 (1.95%) Degree
3 1 (0.65%) CCNA
3 1 (0.65%) CCNP
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) COBIT
2 1 (0.65%) GDPR
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) NIST
System Software
1 61 (39.61%) Docker
2 6 (3.90%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.90%) LXC
3 4 (2.60%) Varnish
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (32.47%) Ansible
2 47 (30.52%) Terraform
3 34 (22.08%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (21.43%) Puppet
5 15 (9.74%) Packer
6 11 (7.14%) HAProxy
7 9 (5.84%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.30%) Consul
8 2 (1.30%) Grafana
8 2 (1.30%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.30%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.65%) Salt
9 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (18.18%) IBM
1 28 (18.18%) IBM Sterling
1 28 (18.18%) Informatica
1 28 (18.18%) SAP
2 25 (16.23%) Atlassian
3 18 (11.69%) Splunk
4 8 (5.19%) Ping Identity
5 5 (3.25%) Adobe
5 5 (3.25%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.95%) New Relic
6 3 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.95%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.30%) Google
7 2 (1.30%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (1.30%) Veeam
8 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco
8 1 (0.65%) Facebook
8 1 (0.65%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft