Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 806 851
Rank change year-on-year -24 +45 +1
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 66 59 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.061% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.38% 0.49% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 18
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £406 £369 £383
90th Percentile £625 £603 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £425 -
% change year-on-year +29.41% - -
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 17,530 12,121 7,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.48% 12.45% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,173 8,331 5,031
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £280 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 170 120
UK median hourly rate £18.63 £18.65 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.12% -14.54% -3.02%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.40 £56.87 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £23.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -28.17% +11.76%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +5 65 £550 +8.37% 39
London -20 45 £575 +9.52% 24
UK excluding London +32 20 £550 +29.41% 18
South East - 7 £525 - 1
Midlands - 6 £550 - 5
North of England +46 4 £350 -22.22% 3
East of England -26 4 £550 +41.94% 4
North West +17 3 £300 -33.33% 2
East Midlands - 2 £550 - 4
Yorkshire +17 1 £400 -5.88% 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 65 (98.48%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (93.94%) Amazon S3
3 57 (86.36%) Amazon EC2
4 52 (78.79%) DevOps
5 46 (69.70%) AWS Lambda
5 46 (69.70%) Serverless
6 45 (68.18%) Amazon RDS
7 44 (66.67%) Route 53
8 43 (65.15%) Jenkins
9 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (59.09%) Java
10 39 (59.09%) JIRA
11 38 (57.58%) Terraform
12 37 (56.06%) Ansible
13 36 (54.55%) Docker
13 36 (54.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 36 (54.55%) Python
14 34 (51.52%) Node.js
15 33 (50.00%) Git (software)
15 33 (50.00%) Linux
16 32 (48.48%) Confluence
16 32 (48.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 28 (42.42%) GitHub
18 27 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
18 27 (40.91%) Configuration Management
19 26 (39.39%) Bash Shell
20 24 (36.36%) Unix
21 22 (33.33%) Atlassian
22 21 (31.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 20 (30.30%) AWS CloudFormation

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 32 (48.48%) Confluence
2 13 (19.70%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (13.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (12.12%) Apache Solr
5 4 (6.06%) Apache
6 3 (4.55%) nginx
7 2 (3.03%) Jetty
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 65 (98.48%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (93.94%) Amazon S3
3 57 (86.36%) Amazon EC2
4 46 (69.70%) AWS Lambda
4 46 (69.70%) Serverless
5 44 (66.67%) Route 53
6 36 (54.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 32 (48.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 28 (42.42%) GitHub
9 20 (30.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (28.79%) Amazon SQS
11 17 (25.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 17 (25.76%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (12.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (9.09%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (7.58%) Datadog
15 4 (6.06%) npm
16 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudTrail
16 2 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
16 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Bluetooth
2 3 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (68.18%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (31.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.06%) Neo4j
6 3 (4.55%) Big Data
7 2 (3.03%) Flink
7 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.03%) HDInsight
7 2 (3.03%) MySQL
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.52%) HBase
8 1 (1.52%) Redis
8 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (65.15%) Jenkins
2 39 (59.09%) JIRA
3 33 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.64%) Gradle
4 9 (13.64%) JUnit
4 9 (13.64%) Maven
5 7 (10.61%) Eclipse
5 7 (10.61%) IntelliJ
5 7 (10.61%) Mercurial
6 6 (9.09%) Babel
6 6 (9.09%) Checkstyle
6 6 (9.09%) SonarQube
7 5 (7.58%) webpack
8 4 (6.06%) GitLab
8 4 (6.06%) gulp
9 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.03%) Bower
9 2 (3.03%) Grunt
9 2 (3.03%) Mocha
9 2 (3.03%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Games
2 4 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (28.79%) AWS DevOps
3 18 (27.27%) Developer
4 17 (25.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 17 (25.76%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (7.58%) AWS Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.03%) AWS Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.03%) DevOps Architect
10 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
10 2 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (51.52%) Node.js
2 18 (27.27%) Web Services
3 17 (25.76%) React
4 11 (16.67%) Spring
5 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
6 8 (12.12%) REST
7 7 (10.61%) JSF
7 7 (10.61%) Spring MVC
7 7 (10.61%) Struts
8 6 (9.09%) Redux
8 6 (9.09%) Sass
9 5 (7.58%) HTML
10 4 (6.06%) Apache Cordova
10 4 (6.06%) Django
10 4 (6.06%) Ionic Framework
10 4 (6.06%) Jest
11 3 (4.55%) CSS
11 3 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.15%) Cloud Native
3 9 (13.64%) Analytical Mindset
3 9 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (12.12%) Fintech
5 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.06%) Social Media
7 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.03%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.00%) Linux
2 24 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (6.06%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (78.79%) DevOps
2 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (40.91%) Configuration Management
4 15 (22.73%) Microservices
5 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 12 (18.18%) TDD
7 11 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 8 (12.12%) BDD
9 8 (12.12%) SOA
9 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Content Management
10 7 (10.61%) Kanban
10 7 (10.61%) MVC
10 7 (10.61%) Scrum
10 7 (10.61%) User Stories
11 6 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
13 4 (6.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) Java
2 36 (54.55%) Python
3 26 (39.39%) Bash Shell
4 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.09%) ES6
6 5 (7.58%) Ruby
7 4 (6.06%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.55%) SQL
9 2 (3.03%) PHP
9 2 (3.03%) R
9 2 (3.03%) Scala
10 1 (1.52%) C
10 1 (1.52%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) AWS Certification
2 5 (7.58%) Degree
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 36 (54.55%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 38 (57.58%) Terraform
2 37 (56.06%) Ansible
3 27 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (12.12%) Puppet
5 4 (6.06%) Packer
6 3 (4.55%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.52%) Kibana
7 1 (1.52%) logstash
7 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 9 (13.64%) Adobe
3 5 (7.58%) Splunk
4 4 (6.06%) Google
4 4 (6.06%) New Relic
5 3 (4.55%) AppDynamics
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.03%) Databricks
6 2 (3.03%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.52%) hybris
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle
7 1 (1.52%) SaltStack