Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Route 53 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Route 53 over the 6 months to 24 April 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 Route 53
UK
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 659 768 827
Rank change year-on-year +109 +59 -5
Contract jobs citing Route 53 222 69 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.076% 0.050%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.12% 0.58% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 51 38
UK median daily rate £550 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +13.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £351
90th Percentile £650 £594 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £539 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +7.78% +8.11% +10.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Route 53 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 19,774 11,936 8,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.57% 13.09% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,466 8,316 6,023
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £290
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 149 144
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.10% -1.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.05 £50.30 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00

Route 53
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Route 53 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Route 53 in the UK

Route 53
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Route 53.

Contractor daily rate trend for Route 53 in the UK

Route 53
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Route 53 over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Route 53 in the UK

Route 53
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 Route 53 within the UK over the 6 months to 24 April 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 +105 221 £550 +2.33% 30
London +69 163 £575 +6.98% 26
UK excluding London +15 58 £539 +7.78% 8
Midlands +16 26 £550 -
South West +15 14 £539 -
West Midlands - 11 £550 -
East Midlands +14 10 £438 -
North of England -6 10 £433 -8.95% 3
North West -12 10 £433 -8.95% 3
East of England -4 5 £550 -4.35% 1
South East -22 4 £538 +7.50%

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Route 53 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 Route 53.

1 222 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (90.09%) Amazon EC2
3 183 (82.43%) DevOps
4 164 (73.87%) Linux
5 161 (72.52%) Amazon S3
6 153 (68.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 146 (65.77%) Terraform
8 139 (62.61%) Amazon RDS
9 131 (59.01%) Configuration Management
10 130 (58.56%) Docker
11 126 (56.76%) Python
12 114 (51.35%) Jenkins
13 109 (49.10%) Amazon ELB
14 107 (48.20%) Ansible
15 105 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
16 102 (45.95%) Serverless
17 101 (45.50%) AWS Lambda
18 98 (44.14%) Git (software)
19 81 (36.49%) Puppet
20 71 (31.98%) Opscode Chef
21 70 (31.53%) Bash Shell
22 67 (30.18%) CloudFront
22 67 (30.18%) Unix
23 65 (29.28%) AWS CloudFormation
24 62 (27.93%) Node.js
25 61 (27.48%) Java
26 60 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
27 59 (26.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
28 56 (25.23%) Security Cleared
29 50 (22.52%) JIRA

Route 53
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 46 (20.72%) Confluence
2 34 (15.32%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (13.96%) nginx
4 17 (7.66%) Apache
5 14 (6.31%) Gunicorn
6 11 (4.95%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.70%) IPython
7 6 (2.70%) Jupyter
8 4 (1.80%) Jetty
8 4 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.35%) IIS
9 3 (1.35%) Mongrel
10 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.90%) JBoss
11 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 222 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (90.09%) Amazon EC2
3 161 (72.52%) Amazon S3
4 153 (68.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 109 (49.10%) Amazon ELB
6 102 (45.95%) Serverless
7 101 (45.50%) AWS Lambda
8 67 (30.18%) CloudFront
9 65 (29.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 59 (26.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 47 (21.17%) GitHub
12 32 (14.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 19 (8.56%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (6.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 13 (5.86%) OpenShift
16 9 (4.05%) Amazon Kinesis
17 6 (2.70%) AWS OpsWorks
17 6 (2.70%) Datadog
17 6 (2.70%) SaaS
18 5 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.06%) TCP/IP
2 26 (11.71%) DNS
2 26 (11.71%) Firewall
2 26 (11.71%) HTTP
3 25 (11.26%) SSL
4 5 (2.25%) FTP
4 5 (2.25%) IPsec
4 5 (2.25%) VPN
5 4 (1.80%) DHCP
6 2 (0.90%) DSL
6 2 (0.90%) SMS
7 1 (0.45%) BGP
7 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (62.61%) Amazon RDS
2 29 (13.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 21 (9.46%) MySQL
4 19 (8.56%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.76%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.86%) Power BI
7 11 (4.95%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.05%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.25%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.90%) Big Data
12 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.45%) HDInsight
13 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 114 (51.35%) Jenkins
2 98 (44.14%) Git (software)
3 50 (22.52%) JIRA
4 23 (10.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (8.56%) Artifactory
6 14 (6.31%) RStudio
7 11 (4.95%) TeamCity
8 7 (3.15%) SonarQube
9 6 (2.70%) Chocolatey
9 6 (2.70%) GitLab
9 6 (2.70%) Selenium
9 6 (2.70%) Subversion
9 6 (2.70%) Travis CI
10 5 (2.25%) RSpec
10 5 (2.25%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.80%) Maven
12 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.35%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (18.02%) Finance
2 8 (3.60%) Banking
3 5 (2.25%) Games
4 4 (1.80%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.80%) Marketing
4 4 (1.80%) Publishing
5 3 (1.35%) Law
6 2 (0.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (59.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 88 (39.64%) AWS DevOps
3 71 (31.98%) AWS Engineer
4 65 (29.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 16 (7.21%) Consultant
6 15 (6.76%) Senior DevOps
7 14 (6.31%) Developer
8 13 (5.86%) Architect
8 13 (5.86%) AWS Consultant
8 13 (5.86%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (5.86%) DevOps Consultant
9 11 (4.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 10 (4.50%) AWS Architect
10 10 (4.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.05%) Lead DevOps
12 8 (3.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (3.15%) Operations Engineer
14 6 (2.70%) DevOps Architect
14 6 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (27.93%) Node.js
2 39 (17.57%) Elastic Stack
3 27 (12.16%) Web Services
4 23 (10.36%) JSON
5 22 (9.91%) YAML
6 16 (7.21%) .NET
7 15 (6.76%) OAuth
7 15 (6.76%) SAML
8 14 (6.31%) LDAP
9 12 (5.41%) Kafka
10 10 (4.50%) REST
10 10 (4.50%) Sensu
11 7 (3.15%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.15%) HTML
12 6 (2.70%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.70%) CSS
12 6 (2.70%) HTML5
12 6 (2.70%) jQuery
12 6 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.61%) Fintech
3 20 (9.01%) Cloud Native
4 17 (7.66%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (5.41%) Analytical Mindset
6 9 (4.05%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.05%) User Experience
7 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.35%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.35%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
9 2 (0.90%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.45%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 164 (73.87%) Linux
2 67 (30.18%) Unix
3 29 (13.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (10.36%) Ubuntu
4 23 (10.36%) Windows
5 20 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (8.56%) Windows Server
7 10 (4.50%) CentOS
8 3 (1.35%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.90%) Debian
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (82.43%) DevOps
2 131 (59.01%) Configuration Management
3 105 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (14.41%) Migration
6 28 (12.61%) Test Automation
7 22 (9.91%) Auto-Scaling
7 22 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (9.01%) Analytics
8 20 (9.01%) Scrum
9 18 (8.11%) Build Automation
9 18 (8.11%) Deployment Automation
9 18 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (7.66%) Web Operations
11 16 (7.21%) Microservices
11 16 (7.21%) Open Source
12 15 (6.76%) Regression Testing
13 11 (4.95%) Line Management
13 11 (4.95%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 126 (56.76%) Python
2 70 (31.53%) Bash Shell
3 61 (27.48%) Java
4 30 (13.51%) Ruby
5 27 (12.16%) JavaScript
6 23 (10.36%) Shell Script
7 17 (7.66%) Go
8 13 (5.86%) PHP
8 13 (5.86%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.05%) R
10 8 (3.60%) C#
11 4 (1.80%) SQL
11 4 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.35%) Perl
12 3 (1.35%) Scala
13 2 (0.90%) C
14 1 (0.45%) ES6
14 1 (0.45%) Groovy
14 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (25.23%) Security Cleared
2 43 (19.37%) SC Cleared
3 30 (13.51%) AWS Certification
4 7 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.35%) RHCE
6 2 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.90%) Degree
7 1 (0.45%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.80%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.90%) PMO
System Software
1 130 (58.56%) Docker
2 18 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.80%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.80%) Xen
4 1 (0.45%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 146 (65.77%) Terraform
2 107 (48.20%) Ansible
3 81 (36.49%) Puppet
4 71 (31.98%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (17.12%) Kubernetes
6 29 (13.06%) Kibana
6 29 (13.06%) logstash
7 24 (10.81%) Grafana
7 24 (10.81%) Prometheus
8 18 (8.11%) Fluentd
9 11 (4.95%) WSUS
10 9 (4.05%) collectd
10 9 (4.05%) StatsD
11 8 (3.60%) Mesos
12 7 (3.15%) Packer
12 7 (3.15%) PingFederate
13 5 (2.25%) Salt
14 3 (1.35%) Nagios
14 3 (1.35%) Sysdig
15 1 (0.45%) Consul
Vendors
1 42 (18.92%) Atlassian
2 11 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.50%) SaltStack
4 7 (3.15%) Splunk
5 6 (2.70%) Black Duck
5 6 (2.70%) Google
5 6 (2.70%) VMware
6 5 (2.25%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.80%) Oracle
8 3 (1.35%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.35%) Sonatype
9 2 (0.90%) Adobe
9 2 (0.90%) hybris
9 2 (0.90%) New Relic
9 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.90%) SAP
10 1 (0.45%) Databricks
10 1 (0.45%) Dynatrace