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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 624 643
Rank change year-on-year +34 +19  
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 20 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.050% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.31% 0.51% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 2
Median daily rate £538 £504 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.69% +55.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £288 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +90.90% -8.33%  
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 6437 5303 3378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.67% 9.85% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7516 6602 3371
Median daily rate £475 £463 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +12.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £631 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year - +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 92 89
Median hourly rate £27.16 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.94% -45.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £40.00 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +70.58% -33.33%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
Top 5 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 28 June 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 +30 20 £538 +6.69% 7
London +4 13 £538 +2.38% 7
UK excluding London +38 7 £525 +90.90%
South East +27 5 £525 +90.90%
North of England - 2 £405 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 42 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (78.57%) Amazon S3
3 30 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (59.52%) Amazon RDS
4 25 (59.52%) DevOps
5 22 (52.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 22 (52.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (45.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 17 (40.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 17 (40.48%) Java
8 16 (38.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 16 (38.10%) Microservices
8 16 (38.10%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (35.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
11 13 (30.95%) PaaS
12 12 (28.57%) nginx
12 12 (28.57%) Web Services
13 11 (26.19%) VPN
13 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
14 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
14 10 (23.81%) Auto-Scaling
14 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudTrail
14 10 (23.81%) Python
14 10 (23.81%) MVC
14 10 (23.81%) Terraform
15 9 (21.43%) TDD
15 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (21.43%) Linux

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 (28.57%) nginx
2 7 (16.67%) Confluence
3 6 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (11.90%) Apache Solr
5 4 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Apache
6 3 (7.14%) WordPress
7 2 (4.76%) Apache Qpid
7 2 (4.76%) Lightstreamer
7 2 (4.76%) WebORB
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.38%) CMS
8 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
8 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
8 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (78.57%) Amazon S3
3 30 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (52.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (45.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 17 (40.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 16 (38.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 16 (38.10%) Amazon SQS
8 15 (35.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (30.95%) PaaS
10 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudTrail
11 8 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (19.05%) Route 53
12 7 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (11.90%) SaaS
14 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
15 3 (7.14%) IaaS
16 2 (4.76%) Akamai
16 2 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
17 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) VPN
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) Network Security
3 3 (7.14%) SSL
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) HTTP
5 1 (2.38%) Intranet
5 1 (2.38%) IPsec
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) MPLS
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (52.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 6 (14.29%) MySQL
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
6 4 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.38%) Redis
8 1 (2.38%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 8 (19.05%) Eclipse
3 8 (19.05%) Maven
4 7 (16.67%) JIRA
5 6 (14.29%) Gradle
5 6 (14.29%) IntelliJ
5 6 (14.29%) JUnit
5 6 (14.29%) Mercurial
6 4 (9.52%) Checkstyle
6 4 (9.52%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.76%) Bower
7 2 (4.76%) gulp
7 2 (4.76%) PHPUnit
7 2 (4.76%) Travis CI
7 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.38%) git-flow
8 1 (2.38%) Moq
8 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (30.95%) AWS DevOps
3 13 (30.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (28.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 12 (28.57%) Java Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Architect
6 6 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) AWS Architect
7 4 (9.52%) AWS Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.76%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Lead PHP Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) Spring
2 8 (19.05%) Spring MVC
3 7 (16.67%) REST
4 6 (14.29%) JSF
4 6 (14.29%) Struts
5 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.90%) HTML
5 5 (11.90%) Middleware
5 5 (11.90%) Node.js
6 4 (9.52%) jQuery
6 4 (9.52%) JSON
6 4 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (9.52%) React
7 3 (7.14%) CSS
7 3 (7.14%) Laravel
8 2 (4.76%) Akka
8 2 (4.76%) Kafka
8 2 (4.76%) Sass
8 2 (4.76%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Unix
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) CentOS
3 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) DevOps
2 16 (38.10%) Microservices
3 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) Auto-Scaling
4 10 (23.81%) MVC
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.43%) SOA
5 9 (21.43%) TDD
6 8 (19.05%) BDD
7 7 (16.67%) Migration
7 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.29%) Kanban
8 6 (14.29%) Pair Programming
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) User Stories
9 4 (9.52%) Content Management
9 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) Python
4 9 (21.43%) PHP
5 8 (19.05%) Ruby
6 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.52%) SQL
8 3 (7.14%) C#
8 3 (7.14%) Perl
8 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.76%) C++
9 2 (4.76%) Scala
10 1 (2.38%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) CCNP
2 1 (2.38%) CISA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CISM
2 1 (2.38%) CISSP
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO 20022
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Terraform
2 9 (21.43%) Puppet
3 7 (16.67%) Ansible
4 3 (7.14%) Nagios
5 2 (4.76%) cPanel
5 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.76%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Adobe
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Zend
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) New Relic
4 1 (2.38%) Pardot
4 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
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