Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 605 787 815
Rank change year-on-year +182 +28 -8
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 121 101 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.076%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.59% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 69 67
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +10.58%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £406
90th Percentile £731 £686 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +22.22%
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 20,391 25,268 19,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.07% 25.92% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,805 17,426 13,388
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £310 £300
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 305 248
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.17 £12.03 £11.18
90th Percentile £68.75 £56.50 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.88
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -1.08%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 +168 116 £550 +4.76% 44
UK excluding London +147 74 £550 +10.00% 23
London +123 45 £563 -4.26% 25
North of England +90 31 £550 +46.67% 7
North West +59 23 £550 +46.67% 1
South East +80 21 £675 +35.00% 2
East of England - 14 £500 -
Midlands +53 4 £375 -37.50% 9
Scotland +22 4 £700 - 4
North East - 4 £900 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £520 - 3
West Midlands +52 2 £325 -45.83% 7
East Midlands - 2 £425 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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.

1 120 (99.17%) AWS
2 101 (83.47%) Amazon S3
3 70 (57.85%) DevOps
3 70 (57.85%) Serverless
4 66 (54.55%) AWS Lambda
5 63 (52.07%) Amazon EC2
6 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (47.11%) Python
8 51 (42.15%) Git (software)
9 44 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 43 (35.54%) Amazon RDS
11 41 (33.88%) Route 53
12 38 (31.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 36 (29.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 36 (29.75%) Linux
14 35 (28.93%) Jenkins
15 34 (28.10%) Amazon SQS
16 33 (27.27%) Docker
17 32 (26.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 30 (24.79%) Scrum
18 30 (24.79%) Amazon ECS
19 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
19 29 (23.97%) Terraform
20 28 (23.14%) Node.js
21 27 (22.31%) AWS Certification
22 26 (21.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
22 26 (21.49%) Java
23 25 (20.66%) Kubernetes
24 24 (19.83%) Amazon Kinesis
25 22 (18.18%) Microservices

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 17 (14.05%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (10.74%) Confluence
3 10 (8.26%) Apache Spark
4 7 (5.79%) Apache
5 6 (4.96%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (4.13%) nginx
7 4 (3.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (3.31%) CMS
7 4 (3.31%) Headless CMS
Cloud Services
1 120 (99.17%) AWS
2 101 (83.47%) Amazon S3
3 70 (57.85%) Serverless
4 66 (54.55%) AWS Lambda
5 63 (52.07%) Amazon EC2
6 44 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 41 (33.88%) Route 53
8 38 (31.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 36 (29.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 34 (28.10%) Amazon SQS
11 30 (24.79%) Amazon ECS
12 26 (21.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 24 (19.83%) Amazon Kinesis
14 22 (18.18%) AWS CodePipeline
15 19 (15.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 11 (9.09%) Amazon Cognito
16 11 (9.09%) GitHub
17 8 (6.61%) AWS Fargate
17 8 (6.61%) PaaS
18 7 (5.79%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) DNS
1 5 (4.13%) Firewall
1 5 (4.13%) HTTP
2 4 (3.31%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) MQTT
2 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.31%) VPN
3 3 (2.48%) Network Security
4 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.83%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (35.54%) Amazon RDS
2 32 (26.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (12.40%) MySQL
4 14 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.79%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.79%) Redis
6 6 (4.96%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.13%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (4.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (3.31%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.31%) Big Data
8 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.65%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (1.65%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.83%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 51 (42.15%) Git (software)
2 35 (28.93%) Jenkins
3 14 (11.57%) JIRA
4 13 (10.74%) CircleCI
4 13 (10.74%) Gradle
5 10 (8.26%) Travis CI
6 9 (7.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (7.44%) Bitbucket
7 8 (6.61%) gulp
7 8 (6.61%) Maven
8 6 (4.96%) GoCD
8 6 (4.96%) Selenium
9 4 (3.31%) GitLab
9 4 (3.31%) IntelliJ
9 4 (3.31%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.48%) Mocha
10 3 (2.48%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.65%) git-flow
11 2 (1.65%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (4.96%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Billing
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Publishing
5 2 (1.65%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (43.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (35.54%) AWS Engineer
3 38 (31.40%) AWS DevOps
4 35 (28.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 33 (27.27%) Developer
6 15 (12.40%) React Developer
7 13 (10.74%) Architect
8 12 (9.92%) Platform Engineer
9 11 (9.09%) AWS Architect
10 9 (7.44%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (7.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (6.61%) AWS Developer
12 7 (5.79%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (5.79%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 6 (4.96%) Cloud Architect
13 6 (4.96%) Software Engineer
13 6 (4.96%) Technical Leader
14 5 (4.13%) Data Engineer
14 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.14%) Node.js
2 21 (17.36%) Web Services
3 19 (15.70%) React
4 16 (13.22%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (12.40%) Redux
6 12 (9.92%) CSS
7 10 (8.26%) Kafka
7 10 (8.26%) React Native
8 8 (6.61%) HTML
8 8 (6.61%) Spring Boot
9 7 (5.79%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (5.79%) RESTful
9 7 (5.79%) Symfony
9 7 (5.79%) YAML
10 6 (4.96%) HTML5
10 6 (4.96%) JSON
10 6 (4.96%) REST
10 6 (4.96%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (4.13%) CSS3
11 5 (4.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) User Experience
2 5 (4.13%) Cloud Native
3 4 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.31%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.65%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.75%) Linux
2 13 (10.74%) Windows
3 8 (6.61%) CentOS
3 8 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.13%) Unix
5 4 (3.31%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (57.85%) DevOps
2 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.79%) Scrum
4 22 (18.18%) Microservices
5 14 (11.57%) Deployment Automation
5 14 (11.57%) Open Source
6 13 (10.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 13 (10.74%) Kanban
6 13 (10.74%) OO
6 13 (10.74%) OOP
6 13 (10.74%) Software Engineering
7 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (9.92%) Infrastructure as Code
8 10 (8.26%) Computer Science
8 10 (8.26%) Migration
9 9 (7.44%) Asset Management
9 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (7.44%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.11%) Python
2 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
3 26 (21.49%) Java
4 16 (13.22%) Bash Shell
5 14 (11.57%) PHP
6 10 (8.26%) Groovy
7 8 (6.61%) Ruby
8 7 (5.79%) Java 8
9 6 (4.96%) SQL
9 6 (4.96%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.48%) ES6
12 2 (1.65%) Go
13 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (22.31%) AWS Certification
2 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (27.27%) Docker
2 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (23.97%) Terraform
2 25 (20.66%) Kubernetes
3 18 (14.88%) Ansible
4 15 (12.40%) Puppet
5 14 (11.57%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (7.44%) Packer
7 6 (4.96%) Prometheus
8 4 (3.31%) Grafana
8 4 (3.31%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.31%) Rancher
9 2 (1.65%) Salt
10 1 (0.83%) CloudForms
10 1 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 15 (12.40%) Informatica
2 14 (11.57%) IBM
3 12 (9.92%) SAP
4 10 (8.26%) IBM Sterling
4 10 (8.26%) Splunk
5 4 (3.31%) Adobe
5 4 (3.31%) Black Duck
5 4 (3.31%) Mercator
6 3 (2.48%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.48%) Ping Identity
7 2 (1.65%) Google
7 2 (1.65%) HP
7 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.65%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle
7 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.65%) Veeam
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat