Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 730 787 877
Rank change year-on-year +57 +90 -35
Contract jobs citing Route 53 159 99 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.094% 0.023%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.96% 0.80% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 70 14
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +12.36% +11.25%
10th Percentile £413 £374 £333
90th Percentile £625 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 16541 12442 7472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.20% 11.77% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11473 8558 5038
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £269 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 187 115
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.45% -14.30% +20.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.72 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.28 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.27% -23.20% +28.57%

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily 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 18 November 2017. 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 +104 154 £538 +7.50% 14
London +47 120 £544 +1.16% 8
UK excluding London +39 37 £475 +5.56% 6
North of England +71 11 £433 +1.76% 2
North West +33 11 £433 +1.76% 2
Midlands +24 10 £500 +25.00%
West Midlands +40 8 £500 +11.11%
East of England -15 8 £550 +29.41% 2
South East +16 3 £400 -20.00%
Wales +10 2 £475 +5.26%
South West +9 2 £383 -23.50% 2
East Midlands 0 2 £475 +18.75%
Scotland -1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (91.19%) Amazon EC2
3 127 (79.87%) Amazon S3
4 122 (76.73%) Linux
4 122 (76.73%) DevOps
5 95 (59.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 93 (58.49%) Python
6 93 (58.49%) Docker
7 88 (55.35%) Terraform
7 88 (55.35%) Jenkins
8 85 (53.46%) Puppet
9 83 (52.20%) Amazon RDS
9 83 (52.20%) Ansible
10 77 (48.43%) Agile Software Development
11 70 (44.03%) Configuration Management
12 67 (42.14%) Amazon ELB
13 64 (40.25%) Git (software)
14 59 (37.11%) AWS CloudFormation
15 53 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
16 47 (29.56%) Ruby
17 42 (26.42%) Node.js
18 41 (25.79%) Bash Shell
18 41 (25.79%) Java
19 39 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (22.64%) Kubernetes
21 35 (22.01%) AWS Lambda
21 35 (22.01%) Serverless
22 34 (21.38%) Elasticsearch
23 33 (20.75%) CloudFront
23 33 (20.75%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 34 (21.38%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (19.50%) nginx
3 20 (12.58%) Confluence
4 18 (11.32%) Apache
5 6 (3.77%) Jetty
5 6 (3.77%) SAS
6 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.89%) WordPress
7 2 (1.26%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.26%) IIS
7 2 (1.26%) JBoss
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.63%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.63%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 159 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (91.19%) Amazon EC2
3 127 (79.87%) Amazon S3
4 95 (59.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 67 (42.14%) Amazon ELB
6 59 (37.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 35 (22.01%) AWS Lambda
7 35 (22.01%) Serverless
8 33 (20.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 33 (20.75%) CloudFront
9 27 (16.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 25 (15.72%) GitHub
11 24 (15.09%) Amazon SQS
12 16 (10.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (4.40%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (3.77%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (3.14%) npm
16 4 (2.52%) AWS CloudTrail
17 3 (1.89%) Datadog
17 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.61%) SSL
2 26 (16.35%) TCP/IP
3 25 (15.72%) Firewall
3 25 (15.72%) HTTP
4 16 (10.06%) DNS
5 7 (4.40%) SMTP
6 6 (3.77%) Network Security
6 6 (3.77%) VPN
7 5 (3.14%) BGP
7 5 (3.14%) FTP
7 5 (3.14%) IPsec
8 3 (1.89%) Internet
8 3 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.89%) LDAP
9 2 (1.26%) DSL
9 2 (1.26%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.63%) ICMP
10 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (52.20%) Amazon RDS
2 26 (16.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 26 (16.35%) MySQL
3 25 (15.72%) MongoDB
4 17 (10.69%) SQL Server
5 16 (10.06%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (8.18%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.92%) Big Data
8 9 (5.66%) Power BI
9 8 (5.03%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (4.40%) Redis
11 6 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.89%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (1.89%) Cloudera CDH
12 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.89%) HBase
13 2 (1.26%) Hazelcast
13 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.63%) HDInsight
14 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 88 (55.35%) Jenkins
2 64 (40.25%) Git (software)
3 27 (16.98%) JIRA
4 25 (15.72%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (11.95%) Subversion
6 18 (11.32%) Artifactory
7 12 (7.55%) Vagrant
8 10 (6.29%) Selenium
9 9 (5.66%) GitLab
10 7 (4.40%) RSpec
11 6 (3.77%) TeamCity
12 5 (3.14%) Maven
13 4 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (2.52%) SonarQube
14 3 (1.89%) Bower
14 3 (1.89%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.89%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.89%) Travis CI
15 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket
15 2 (1.26%) Gradle
General
1 19 (11.95%) Finance
2 7 (4.40%) Retail
3 4 (2.52%) Games
3 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.52%) Marketing
4 2 (1.26%) Automotive
4 2 (1.26%) Electronics
4 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (59.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (33.96%) AWS Engineer
3 53 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
4 44 (27.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 18 (11.32%) Developer
6 13 (8.18%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) WebOps Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) Network Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Senior WebOps Engineer
9 5 (3.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (3.14%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.14%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (2.52%) Consultant
10 4 (2.52%) DevOps Consultant
10 4 (2.52%) Games Engineer
10 4 (2.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 4 (2.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.52%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 3 (1.89%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (26.42%) Node.js
2 30 (18.87%) Elastic Stack
3 25 (15.72%) Web Services
4 18 (11.32%) LEMP Stack
5 16 (10.06%) JSON
6 14 (8.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (8.81%) YAML
7 12 (7.55%) HTML
8 11 (6.92%) OAuth
9 10 (6.29%) REST
10 9 (5.66%) Kafka
10 9 (5.66%) SAML
10 9 (5.66%) Sensu
11 8 (5.03%) AngularJS
12 7 (4.40%) CSS
12 7 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (3.77%) jQuery
13 6 (3.77%) React
13 6 (3.77%) Software Packaging
14 5 (3.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (5.03%) Fintech
4 7 (4.40%) PKI
5 6 (3.77%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.89%) User Experience
7 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.63%) BBC
8 1 (0.63%) CESG
8 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.63%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 122 (76.73%) Linux
2 28 (17.61%) Unix
3 21 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (11.32%) CentOS
5 16 (10.06%) Windows
6 14 (8.81%) Ubuntu
6 14 (8.81%) Windows Server
6 14 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.89%) Debian
8 2 (1.26%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.63%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (76.73%) DevOps
2 77 (48.43%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (44.03%) Configuration Management
4 39 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (13.84%) Test Automation
6 20 (12.58%) Web Operations
7 15 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (8.81%) Open Source
9 13 (8.18%) Build Automation
9 13 (8.18%) Scrum
10 11 (6.92%) Analytics
10 11 (6.92%) Microservices
10 11 (6.92%) Migration
11 10 (6.29%) Auto-Scaling
11 10 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (5.66%) Regression Testing
12 9 (5.66%) TDD
13 8 (5.03%) BDD
14 6 (3.77%) Information Security
14 6 (3.77%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 93 (58.49%) Python
2 47 (29.56%) Ruby
3 41 (25.79%) Bash Shell
3 41 (25.79%) Java
4 31 (19.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (11.32%) Shell Script
6 16 (10.06%) PHP
7 14 (8.81%) Go
7 14 (8.81%) R
8 9 (5.66%) SQL
9 6 (3.77%) Perl
9 6 (3.77%) Scala
10 5 (3.14%) Clojure
10 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.63%) AWK
11 1 (0.63%) C#
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
11 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) sed
11 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (19.50%) Security Cleared
2 26 (16.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.66%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.52%) Degree
5 2 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 93 (58.49%) Docker
2 20 (12.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.89%) HDFS
3 3 (1.89%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.63%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.63%) iptables
5 1 (0.63%) KVM
5 1 (0.63%) NFS
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 88 (55.35%) Terraform
2 85 (53.46%) Puppet
3 83 (52.20%) Ansible
4 53 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (22.64%) Kubernetes
6 25 (15.72%) Kibana
7 22 (13.84%) logstash
8 18 (11.32%) Grafana
8 18 (11.32%) Mesos
8 18 (11.32%) Prometheus
9 13 (8.18%) Salt
9 13 (8.18%) WSUS
10 11 (6.92%) Fluentd
11 9 (5.66%) collectd
11 9 (5.66%) Packer
11 9 (5.66%) StatsD
12 7 (4.40%) Nagios
13 6 (3.77%) Rsyslog
14 4 (2.52%) HAProxy
14 4 (2.52%) Marathon
Vendors
1 15 (9.43%) Red Hat
2 14 (8.81%) Atlassian
3 11 (6.92%) Rackspace
4 10 (6.29%) SaltStack
5 8 (5.03%) Oracle
6 5 (3.14%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.52%) Google
7 4 (2.52%) New Relic
7 4 (2.52%) VMware
8 3 (1.89%) Black Duck
8 3 (1.89%) Sonatype
9 2 (1.26%) SAP
9 2 (1.26%) Splunk
9 2 (1.26%) Zend
10 1 (0.63%) Adobe
10 1 (0.63%) Databricks
10 1 (0.63%) Facebook
10 1 (0.63%) Sony
10 1 (0.63%) Twitter