Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 702 494 668
Rank change year-on-year -208 +174 +162
Contract jobs citing CloudFront 102 25 161
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.085% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.35% 0.27% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 21 135
10th Percentile £406 £400 £400
25th Percentile £500 £438 £453
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% -
75th Percentile £675 £700 £644
90th Percentile £756 £901 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%

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 28,844 9,307 25,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.60% 31.61% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,748 6,522 17,492
10th Percentile £330 £313 £298
25th Percentile £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £615 £600 £581
90th Percentile £700 £675 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 132 368
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.62 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.25 £15.86
Median hourly rate £21.09 £20.92 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +0.82% +2.04% +17.14%
75th Percentile £49.88 £38.13 £36.90
90th Percentile £65.54 £53.75 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.73
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.37% +12.74%

CloudFront
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CloudFront as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CloudFront.

Daily rate trend for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CloudFront over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CloudFront in the UK

CloudFront
Top 11 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 28 September 2021. 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 -196 85 £575 +4.55% 55
London -164 57 £581 +2.42% 23
Work from Home -234 28 £575 +15.00% 13
UK excluding London -150 15 £500 +11.11% 33
North of England -82 7 £550 +22.22% 14
East of England - 6 £450 - 3
North West -47 5 £575 +27.78% 9
South East -85 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 2
North East - 1 £525 - 3

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 96 (94.12%) AWS
2 71 (69.61%) Serverless
3 64 (62.75%) AWS Lambda
4 57 (55.88%) Amazon S3
5 51 (50.00%) DevOps
6 42 (41.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 41 (40.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 37 (36.27%) Amazon RDS
8 37 (36.27%) Terraform
9 34 (33.33%) Node.js
10 30 (29.41%) React
11 28 (27.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (25.49%) Route 53
13 25 (24.51%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (23.53%) TypeScript
15 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
15 23 (22.55%) Amazon SQS
15 23 (22.55%) Jenkins
15 23 (22.55%) Amazon ECS
16 22 (21.57%) AngularJS
16 22 (21.57%) Docker
16 22 (21.57%) Java
17 21 (20.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
18 20 (19.61%) Amazon EKS
19 19 (18.63%) Azure
20 18 (17.65%) JIRA
20 18 (17.65%) Full Stack Development
21 17 (16.67%) HTML

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 (11.76%) Confluence
2 10 (9.80%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.88%) Apache
4 5 (4.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (4.90%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.96%) nginx
6 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.98%) CMS
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Cloudability
2 1 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 96 (94.12%) AWS
2 71 (69.61%) Serverless
3 64 (62.75%) AWS Lambda
4 57 (55.88%) Amazon S3
5 41 (40.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 28 (27.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 26 (25.49%) Route 53
8 25 (24.51%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (22.55%) Amazon ECS
9 23 (22.55%) Amazon SQS
10 21 (20.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 20 (19.61%) Amazon EKS
12 19 (18.63%) Azure
13 15 (14.71%) AWS CodePipeline
13 15 (14.71%) AWS Fargate
14 13 (12.75%) GitHub
15 9 (8.82%) Amazon Cognito
16 8 (7.84%) Akamai
16 8 (7.84%) AWS Step Functions
16 8 (7.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) DNS
2 8 (7.84%) Internet
3 6 (5.88%) HTTP
4 5 (4.90%) VPN
5 3 (2.94%) SSL
6 2 (1.96%) Firewall
7 1 (0.98%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (41.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 37 (36.27%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (11.76%) Redis
4 9 (8.82%) MySQL
4 9 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.92%) Amazon Athena
5 4 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (3.92%) Spark SQL
6 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.98%) TimescaleDB
Development Applications
1 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
1 23 (22.55%) Jenkins
2 18 (17.65%) JIRA
3 13 (12.75%) GitLab
4 9 (8.82%) Bitbucket
4 9 (8.82%) Terragrunt
5 7 (6.86%) gulp
5 7 (6.86%) SonarQube
6 6 (5.88%) Maven
7 5 (4.90%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.90%) Cypress.io
8 4 (3.92%) CircleCI
8 4 (3.92%) Grunt
8 4 (3.92%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.94%) Babel
9 3 (2.94%) Bitbucket Server
9 3 (2.94%) ESLint
9 3 (2.94%) git-flow
9 3 (2.94%) JMeter
9 3 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Social Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 39 (38.24%) Developer
2 28 (27.45%) AWS Engineer
3 26 (25.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (16.67%) AWS Developer
5 15 (14.71%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (13.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 13 (12.75%) Architect
8 10 (9.80%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.88%) AWS Architect
9 6 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Angular Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Cloud Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Data Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (2.94%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.33%) Node.js
2 30 (29.41%) React
3 22 (21.57%) AngularJS
4 17 (16.67%) CSS
4 17 (16.67%) HTML
5 11 (10.78%) jQuery
6 10 (9.80%) RESTful
7 9 (8.82%) Web Services
8 8 (7.84%) JSON
9 7 (6.86%) .NET
9 7 (6.86%) .NET Core
10 6 (5.88%) REST
10 6 (5.88%) Swagger
11 5 (4.90%) GraphQL
12 4 (3.92%) Backbone.js
12 4 (3.92%) Ember.js
12 4 (3.92%) Jest
12 4 (3.92%) JWT
12 4 (3.92%) Sass
12 4 (3.92%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Cloud Native
1 9 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (6.86%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.92%) Legacy Applications
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.94%) User Experience
4 3 (2.94%) W3C
5 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.96%) Social Media
6 1 (0.98%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Linux
2 7 (6.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.98%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.00%) DevOps
2 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.65%) Full Stack Development
4 15 (14.71%) Infrastructure Automation
4 15 (14.71%) OO
5 14 (13.73%) Software Engineering
6 12 (11.76%) Web Development
7 11 (10.78%) Migration
8 10 (9.80%) Auto-Scaling
8 10 (9.80%) Cost Management
8 10 (9.80%) OOP
9 9 (8.82%) Architectural Design
9 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (8.82%) Project Management
9 9 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.84%) ITIL
10 8 (7.84%) Workflow
11 7 (6.86%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (6.86%) Microservices
12 6 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) TypeScript
2 22 (21.57%) Java
3 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.73%) Python
5 7 (6.86%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.88%) Scala
6 6 (5.88%) SQL
7 5 (4.90%) C++
7 5 (4.90%) Go
8 2 (1.96%) PHP
8 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.98%) Ruby
9 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.98%) CCNP
3 1 (0.98%) CCSP
3 1 (0.98%) CISA
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.98%) CISSP
3 1 (0.98%) CRISC
3 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.96%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.96%) NIST
2 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) COBIT
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (21.57%) Docker
2 5 (4.90%) Varnish
3 4 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 37 (36.27%) Terraform
2 12 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (10.78%) Puppet
4 8 (7.84%) Ansible
4 8 (7.84%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.94%) Grafana
6 2 (1.96%) Mesos
6 2 (1.96%) Packer
7 1 (0.98%) Graylog
7 1 (0.98%) Istio
7 1 (0.98%) Marathon
7 1 (0.98%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Splunk
2 5 (4.90%) Adobe
3 4 (3.92%) New Relic
3 4 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.94%) Demandware
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle
5 2 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.98%) Informatica
6 1 (0.98%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.98%) SAP