Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 641 723 734
Rank change year-on-year +82 +11 +68
Contract jobs citing Route 53 165 177 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.67% 0.72% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 123 109
UK median daily rate £548 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.50% -6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £413
90th Percentile £734 £670 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £488
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 24,743 24,754 17,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.29% 23.86% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,877 17,137 11,891
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 337 231
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £76.75 £58.50 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +18.57% -4.11% +7.16%

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 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Route 53 in the UK

Route 53
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Route 53.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Route 53 in the UK

Route 53
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Route 53 over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Route 53 in the UK

Route 53
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 Route 53 within the UK over the 6 months to 13 November 2019. 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 +85 159 £540 +5.37% 34
London +107 88 £600 - 20
UK excluding London +43 76 £500 +11.11% 17
North of England -8 23 £495 +10.00% 8
Midlands +50 22 £463 +15.63% 2
West Midlands +49 22 £463 +1.37% 2
North East +28 15 £495 -1.00%
South West +9 10 £525 +12.90% 1
East of England +34 9 £613 +7.46% 2
South East +27 6 £613 +7.69% 1
Scotland +26 6 £700 +75.00% 3
North West -15 6 £275 -38.89% 3
Yorkshire -9 2 - - 5

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 165 (100.00%) AWS
2 143 (86.67%) DevOps
3 140 (84.85%) Amazon EC2
3 140 (84.85%) Amazon S3
4 108 (65.45%) Terraform
5 105 (63.64%) Linux
6 102 (61.82%) Amazon RDS
7 86 (52.12%) Configuration Management
8 85 (51.52%) Python
9 83 (50.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 80 (48.48%) Puppet
11 72 (43.64%) Ansible
12 68 (41.21%) Jenkins
13 67 (40.61%) Amazon ELB
13 67 (40.61%) Docker
14 61 (36.97%) Serverless
14 61 (36.97%) AWS Lambda
15 57 (34.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 55 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
17 54 (32.73%) Bash Shell
18 52 (31.52%) Git (software)
19 49 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
19 49 (29.70%) Kubernetes
20 48 (29.09%) Amazon ECS
20 48 (29.09%) CloudFront
21 46 (27.88%) AWS Certification
22 45 (27.27%) Java
23 44 (26.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
24 41 (24.85%) Microservices
24 41 (24.85%) Security Cleared

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 33 (20.00%) Confluence
2 23 (13.94%) nginx
3 20 (12.12%) Apache
4 14 (8.48%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) InDesign
1 3 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 165 (100.00%) AWS
2 140 (84.85%) Amazon EC2
2 140 (84.85%) Amazon S3
3 83 (50.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 67 (40.61%) Amazon ELB
5 61 (36.97%) AWS Lambda
5 61 (36.97%) Serverless
6 48 (29.09%) Amazon ECS
6 48 (29.09%) CloudFront
7 44 (26.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 37 (22.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 36 (21.82%) GitHub
10 22 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
11 18 (10.91%) AWS CodePipeline
12 14 (8.48%) Amazon EKS
13 11 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 11 (6.67%) PaaS
14 7 (4.24%) Amazon Glacier
14 7 (4.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (3.64%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.33%) HTTP
2 18 (10.91%) DNS
3 16 (9.70%) Firewall
3 16 (9.70%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.06%) Internet
4 10 (6.06%) VPN
5 8 (4.85%) SSL
6 6 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.82%) Network Security
7 3 (1.82%) WAN
8 1 (0.61%) DHCP
8 1 (0.61%) IPsec
8 1 (0.61%) MQTT
8 1 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.61%) VLAN
8 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (61.82%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (13.33%) MySQL
3 19 (11.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 15 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 12 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.42%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.21%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (1.21%) Redis
10 1 (0.61%) Big Data
10 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 68 (41.21%) Jenkins
2 52 (31.52%) Git (software)
3 33 (20.00%) JIRA
4 17 (10.30%) SonarQube
5 10 (6.06%) CircleCI
6 7 (4.24%) Gradle
6 7 (4.24%) Maven
7 5 (3.03%) gulp
7 5 (3.03%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.82%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.82%) GitLab
9 2 (1.21%) Mocha
9 2 (1.21%) webpack
10 1 (0.61%) Babel
10 1 (0.61%) Grunt
10 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.61%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (6.06%) Public Sector
3 9 (5.45%) Banking
3 9 (5.45%) Billing
4 8 (4.85%) Retail
5 6 (3.64%) Publishing
6 4 (2.42%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 94 (56.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (41.21%) AWS DevOps
3 61 (36.97%) AWS Engineer
4 53 (32.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.88%) Architect
6 12 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 11 (6.67%) AWS Architect
8 10 (6.06%) Developer
9 9 (5.45%) Consultant
10 7 (4.24%) DevOps Consultant
11 6 (3.64%) AWS Consultant
11 6 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (3.03%) Analyst
12 5 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
12 5 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
12 5 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.42%) DevOps Architect
13 4 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (2.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.36%) Node.js
2 21 (12.73%) Web Services
3 17 (10.30%) LEMP Stack
4 11 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (5.45%) LAMP
6 8 (4.85%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (4.85%) JSON
7 6 (3.64%) REST
7 6 (3.64%) RESTful
8 5 (3.03%) .NET
8 5 (3.03%) .NET Core
8 5 (3.03%) CSS
8 5 (3.03%) HTML
9 4 (2.42%) Apache Sling
9 4 (2.42%) J2SE
9 4 (2.42%) Lucene
9 4 (2.42%) OSGi
9 4 (2.42%) Redux
9 4 (2.42%) SAML
9 4 (2.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Cloud Native
2 16 (9.70%) PKI
3 13 (7.88%) Clustering
4 9 (5.45%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.03%) User Experience
7 4 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.82%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.21%) NHS
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Replication
10 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 105 (63.64%) Linux
2 57 (34.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (16.36%) Unix
4 22 (13.33%) CentOS
5 10 (6.06%) Ubuntu
5 10 (6.06%) Windows
6 8 (4.85%) Debian
7 1 (0.61%) AIX
7 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (86.67%) DevOps
2 86 (52.12%) Configuration Management
3 49 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (24.85%) Microservices
5 37 (22.42%) Migration
6 35 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (18.79%) Infrastructure as Code
8 22 (13.33%) Load Balancing
9 16 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (9.70%) SIEM
10 14 (8.48%) Fintech
11 13 (7.88%) Infrastructure Automation
11 13 (7.88%) Static Code Analysis
12 12 (7.27%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 12 (7.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 11 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (4.85%) Coaching
14 8 (4.85%) SDLC
14 8 (4.85%) Software Engineering
14 8 (4.85%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 85 (51.52%) Python
2 54 (32.73%) Bash Shell
3 45 (27.27%) Java
4 25 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.52%) Shell Script
6 13 (7.88%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.27%) PHP
7 12 (7.27%) Ruby
8 10 (6.06%) SQL
9 9 (5.45%) Groovy
10 7 (4.24%) Go
11 5 (3.03%) C#
12 4 (2.42%) Scala
13 3 (1.82%) Clojure
14 2 (1.21%) ES6
15 1 (0.61%) C
15 1 (0.61%) ES7
15 1 (0.61%) Lua
Qualifications
1 46 (27.88%) AWS Certification
2 41 (24.85%) Security Cleared
3 35 (21.21%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.45%) Degree
5 6 (3.64%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.21%) CISSP
6 2 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) NIST
2 3 (1.82%) HIPAA
2 3 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.21%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 67 (40.61%) Docker
2 10 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 108 (65.45%) Terraform
2 80 (48.48%) Puppet
3 72 (43.64%) Ansible
4 55 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (29.70%) Kubernetes
6 22 (13.33%) Packer
7 12 (7.27%) Rancher
8 10 (6.06%) Prometheus
9 9 (5.45%) HAProxy
9 9 (5.45%) Salt
10 7 (4.24%) Kibana
11 6 (3.64%) Nagios
12 4 (2.42%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (1.82%) Grafana
13 3 (1.82%) Istio
13 3 (1.82%) linkerd
14 2 (1.21%) Nessus
14 2 (1.21%) SELinux
15 1 (0.61%) SCCM
15 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (16.97%) Splunk
2 17 (10.30%) Atlassian
3 9 (5.45%) Ping Identity
4 7 (4.24%) Lets Encrypt
5 6 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.42%) Adobe
7 4 (2.42%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (2.42%) Okta
7 4 (2.42%) Veeam
8 3 (1.82%) Black Duck
8 3 (1.82%) Google
8 3 (1.82%) IBM
9 2 (1.21%) Qualys
9 2 (1.21%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.21%) Symantec
10 1 (0.61%) Citrix
10 1 (0.61%) HP
10 1 (0.61%) New Relic
10 1 (0.61%) SonicWALL