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 3 months to 24 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 Route 53
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 608 623
Rank change year-on-year +50 +15  
Contract jobs citing Route 53 43 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.067% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.68% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 17
Median daily rate £538 £469 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £451 £420
% change year-on-year +10.80% +7.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Route 53 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 6280 5268 3401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.58% 9.80% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4273 3701 2214
Median daily rate £475 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 78 70
Median hourly rate £26.08 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.26% -45.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

Route 53
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Route 53 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Route 53 in the UK

Route 53
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 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 +64 39 £538 +13.15% 14
London +23 26 £550 +11.95% 7
Cardiff -8 3 £513 +13.25%
Wales -10 3 £513 +13.25%
South Wales -12 3 £513 +13.25%
South West - 3 £400 - 1
North West +18 2 - - 1
Merseyside -1 2 - -
City of London -2 2 £500 +5.26% 2
East of England -4 2 £469 +2.73% 3
West Midlands - 2 £500 -
South East - 2 £444 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Cambridge +5 1 £350 -28.20%
Norfolk +3 1 £588 +38.23% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £350 -28.20%
Norwich +1 1 £588 +38.23% 3
Liverpool -2 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £388 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £450 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 £500 - 2
Oxford - 1 £500 -
Wakefield - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £500 - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 £388 -
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Route 53 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 Route 53.

1 76 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (86.84%) Amazon S3
3 65 (85.53%) Amazon EC2
4 52 (68.42%) DevOps
4 52 (68.42%) Linux
5 43 (56.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 42 (55.26%) Puppet
7 37 (48.68%) Ansible
8 36 (47.37%) Jenkins
9 34 (44.74%) Amazon RDS
10 31 (40.79%) Amazon ELB
10 31 (40.79%) Python
11 30 (39.47%) Docker
12 28 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
13 27 (35.53%) Terraform
14 26 (34.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 23 (30.26%) Ruby
16 22 (28.95%) Web Services
17 21 (27.63%) Red Hat
17 21 (27.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 20 (26.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 20 (26.32%) Node.js
19 19 (25.00%) Kubernetes
19 19 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
19 19 (25.00%) Configuration Management
19 19 (25.00%) Java
20 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (22.37%) Mesos
22 16 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 11 (14.47%) Apache
2 9 (11.84%) nginx
3 7 (9.21%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (6.58%) IIS
4 5 (6.58%) SAS
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.63%) WordPress
6 1 (1.32%) JBoss
6 1 (1.32%) Jetty
6 1 (1.32%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 76 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (86.84%) Amazon S3
3 65 (85.53%) Amazon EC2
4 43 (56.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 31 (40.79%) Amazon ELB
6 26 (34.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 21 (27.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 19 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (19.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (18.42%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (18.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 8 (10.53%) CloudFront
12 7 (9.21%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (6.58%) GitHub
14 3 (3.95%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (3.95%) AWS OpsWorks
14 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
15 2 (2.63%) Akamai
15 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (1.32%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) DNS
1 8 (10.53%) SSL
2 7 (9.21%) SMTP
3 6 (7.89%) VPN
4 5 (6.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (5.26%) DSL
5 4 (5.26%) HTTP
5 4 (5.26%) Internet
5 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.63%) DHCP
6 2 (2.63%) IPsec
6 2 (2.63%) WAN
7 1 (1.32%) BGP
7 1 (1.32%) Firewall
7 1 (1.32%) FTP
7 1 (1.32%) MPLS
7 1 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.32%) SAN
7 1 (1.32%) SSH
7 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (44.74%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (26.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (10.53%) Big Data
3 8 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.89%) MySQL
6 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (2.63%) Redis
9 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.32%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.21%) Vagrant
4 6 (7.89%) GitLab
5 5 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (6.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.95%) Ant
7 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.95%) Maven
7 3 (3.95%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.63%) Bower
8 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.63%) GoCD
8 2 (2.63%) gulp
8 2 (2.63%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.63%) Selenium
9 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
1 4 (5.26%) Front Office
2 3 (3.95%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (30.26%) AWS Engineer
3 19 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 19 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Architect
6 6 (7.89%) AWS Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.95%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Senior WebOps Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) WebOps Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) DevOps Specialist
10 2 (2.63%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.95%) Web Services
2 20 (26.32%) Node.js
3 8 (10.53%) CSS
3 8 (10.53%) HTML
4 6 (7.89%) .NET
4 6 (7.89%) jQuery
4 6 (7.89%) JSON
5 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.58%) Software Packaging
6 4 (5.26%) Ajax
6 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 4 (5.26%) Handlebars
6 4 (5.26%) Mustache
6 4 (5.26%) REST
6 4 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.95%) Kafka
7 3 (3.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (6.58%) PKI
3 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.95%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (68.42%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (19.74%) Ubuntu
4 10 (13.16%) Windows
5 7 (9.21%) CentOS
6 5 (6.58%) Unix
7 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.32%) Debian
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (68.42%) DevOps
2 19 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (13.16%) Microservices
6 9 (11.84%) Auto-Scaling
7 7 (9.21%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.58%) Migration
8 5 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (6.58%) SOA
9 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.26%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 4 (5.26%) ETL
9 4 (5.26%) OO
9 4 (5.26%) OOD
9 4 (5.26%) SOLID
9 4 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.26%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.79%) Python
2 23 (30.26%) Ruby
3 19 (25.00%) Java
4 15 (19.74%) Bash Shell
5 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
6 11 (14.47%) SQL
7 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.21%) PHP
9 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
10 5 (6.58%) Go
10 5 (6.58%) Scala
11 4 (5.26%) C#
11 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.63%) Perl
13 1 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) AWS Certification
1 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 30 (39.47%) Docker
2 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (55.26%) Puppet
2 37 (48.68%) Ansible
3 28 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (35.53%) Terraform
5 19 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 17 (22.37%) Mesos
7 6 (7.89%) Prometheus
8 5 (6.58%) Rsyslog
9 4 (5.26%) Marathon
9 4 (5.26%) Rundeck
10 3 (3.95%) Kibana
10 3 (3.95%) Nagios
11 2 (2.63%) cPanel
11 2 (2.63%) Grafana
11 2 (2.63%) logstash
11 2 (2.63%) Packer
12 1 (1.32%) Consul
12 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (1.32%) Salt
12 1 (1.32%) SELinux
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.95%) Google
2 3 (3.95%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) New Relic
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.63%) Zend
4 1 (1.32%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.32%) Informatica
4 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.32%) Splunk
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