Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 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
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 837 890
Rank change year-on-year +31 +53 -26
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 43 54 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.050% 0.006%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.29% 0.47% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 5
UK median daily rate £538 £475 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +24.18% +91.25%
10th Percentile £416 £355 £310
90th Percentile £596 £579 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £388 £300
% change year-on-year +35.48% +29.17% +12.15%
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 14634 11569 6972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.82% 10.75% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10029 8035 4592
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% -
10th Percentile £269 £275 £250
90th Percentile £620 £604 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 179 131
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -17.58% +28.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £48.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +11.65% -26.09% +31.43%

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 21 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
Top 7 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 21 September 2017. 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 +30 43 £538 +13.16% 18
London +21 33 £538 +5.39% 14
UK excluding London +36 10 £525 +35.48% 4
South East +26 6 £513 +86.36% 3
North of England +62 3 £550 +29.41%
North West - 3 £550 -
East of England -11 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 43 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (93.02%) Amazon S3
3 36 (83.72%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (69.77%) DevOps
5 24 (55.81%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (46.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (46.51%) Amazon SQS
7 20 (46.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (44.19%) Jenkins
8 19 (44.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 18 (41.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 18 (41.86%) Java
10 17 (39.53%) Terraform
10 17 (39.53%) Route 53
11 16 (37.21%) Ansible
11 16 (37.21%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
11 16 (37.21%) Linux
11 16 (37.21%) Python
11 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
12 15 (34.88%) Amazon ELB
13 13 (30.23%) JIRA
14 12 (27.91%) Confluence
14 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
14 12 (27.91%) Docker
15 11 (25.58%) Web Services
16 10 (23.26%) PHP
16 10 (23.26%) MVC
16 10 (23.26%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 12 (27.91%) Confluence
2 8 (18.60%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (16.28%) Apache Solr
3 7 (16.28%) nginx
4 5 (11.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Apache
6 3 (6.98%) WordPress
7 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.33%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (2.33%) CMS
8 1 (2.33%) Jetty
8 1 (2.33%) Lightstreamer
8 1 (2.33%) WebORB
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) HipChat
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 43 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (93.02%) Amazon S3
3 36 (83.72%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (46.51%) Amazon SQS
4 20 (46.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (44.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 18 (41.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 17 (39.53%) Route 53
8 16 (37.21%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (34.88%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (23.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (20.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (11.63%) GitHub
13 3 (6.98%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 2 (4.65%) npm
14 2 (4.65%) PaaS
14 2 (4.65%) SaaS
15 1 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
1 3 (6.98%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (46.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
4 10 (23.26%) NoSQL
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.98%) MySQL
7 2 (4.65%) Redis
7 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.33%) HDInsight
8 1 (2.33%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Jenkins
2 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
3 13 (30.23%) JIRA
4 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
4 7 (16.28%) Gradle
4 7 (16.28%) Maven
5 6 (13.95%) IntelliJ
5 6 (13.95%) JUnit
5 6 (13.95%) Mercurial
6 4 (9.30%) Checkstyle
6 4 (9.30%) SonarQube
7 3 (6.98%) Bower
7 3 (6.98%) Travis CI
7 3 (6.98%) Vagrant
8 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.65%) gulp
8 2 (4.65%) PHPUnit
9 1 (2.33%) git-flow
9 1 (2.33%) MSTest
9 1 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 4 (9.30%) Publishing
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) AWS DevOps
2 16 (37.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) AWS Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) AWS Architect
7 2 (4.65%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (4.65%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) Web Services
2 10 (23.26%) Node.js
3 9 (20.93%) Spring
4 8 (18.60%) HTML
4 8 (18.60%) React
4 8 (18.60%) Spring MVC
5 7 (16.28%) REST
6 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.95%) JSF
6 6 (13.95%) Struts
7 5 (11.63%) CSS
7 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (9.30%) jQuery
9 3 (6.98%) HTML5
9 3 (6.98%) Laravel
9 3 (6.98%) Sass
9 3 (6.98%) Spring Boot
10 2 (4.65%) Akka
10 2 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (4.65%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Digital Media
1 4 (9.30%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Native
2 2 (4.65%) Fintech
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) DevOps
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) MVC
4 9 (20.93%) Microservices
4 9 (20.93%) TDD
5 8 (18.60%) BDD
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (18.60%) SOA
6 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Kanban
7 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
7 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) User Stories
8 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.63%) Content Management
8 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
9 4 (9.30%) Auto-Scaling
9 4 (9.30%) B2C
10 3 (6.98%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
2 16 (37.21%) Python
3 10 (23.26%) PHP
4 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.63%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) C#
7 2 (4.65%) Scala
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) Terraform
2 16 (37.21%) Ansible
3 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (13.95%) Packer
5 4 (9.30%) Puppet
6 2 (4.65%) cPanel
6 2 (4.65%) Nagios
7 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Adobe
2 4 (9.30%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.98%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.65%) New Relic
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Zend
5 1 (2.33%) Databricks
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Pardot
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com