Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 770 848
Rank change year-on-year +44 +78 +15
Contract jobs citing Route 53 175 81 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.085% 0.061%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.81% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 55 53
UK median daily rate £575 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.98% +13.16% +14.46%
10th Percentile £425 £405 £363
90th Percentile £675 £595 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +11.45%
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 21,627 13,304 10,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.76% 13.97% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,786 9,106 7,390
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +10.43%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.12% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 193 167
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.96 £11.66
90th Percentile £58.75 £59.80 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.89
% change year-on-year - +10.11% -20.54%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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 +73 173 £575 +6.98% 28
London +33 127 £591 +8.74% 12
UK excluding London -23 47 £513 +7.89% 21
Midlands +8 21 £425 -15.00% 2
West Midlands -12 14 £500 - 2
South West +7 8 £650 +69.93% 2
North of England -25 7 £498 +4.79% 7
East Midlands +8 6 £400 -20.00%
North West -14 6 £498 +4.79% 3
South East -19 5 £525 +18.31% 4
East of England +1 4 £560 +1.82% 1
Scotland -43 2 £425 -5.56% 4
North East -5 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (89.14%) Amazon EC2
3 138 (78.86%) DevOps
4 124 (70.86%) Terraform
5 122 (69.71%) Amazon S3
5 122 (69.71%) Linux
6 114 (65.14%) Amazon RDS
7 111 (63.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 107 (61.14%) Configuration Management
9 101 (57.71%) Serverless
10 100 (57.14%) Docker
11 98 (56.00%) AWS Lambda
12 90 (51.43%) Python
13 86 (49.14%) Ansible
14 83 (47.43%) Jenkins
15 82 (46.86%) Amazon ELB
16 78 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
17 74 (42.29%) Git (software)
18 69 (39.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 66 (37.71%) CloudFront
20 65 (37.14%) Unix
21 63 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
22 61 (34.86%) Bash Shell
23 60 (34.29%) Puppet
24 52 (29.71%) Node.js
24 52 (29.71%) AWS CloudFormation
25 43 (24.57%) GitHub
26 42 (24.00%) Java
26 42 (24.00%) JIRA
27 41 (23.43%) 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 38 (21.71%) Confluence
2 17 (9.71%) nginx
3 14 (8.00%) Gunicorn
4 11 (6.29%) Apache
5 10 (5.71%) Apache Spark
6 9 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.43%) IPython
7 6 (3.43%) Jupyter
8 2 (1.14%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.57%) JBoss
9 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 175 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (89.14%) Amazon EC2
3 122 (69.71%) Amazon S3
4 111 (63.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 101 (57.71%) Serverless
6 98 (56.00%) AWS Lambda
7 82 (46.86%) Amazon ELB
8 69 (39.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 66 (37.71%) CloudFront
10 52 (29.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 43 (24.57%) GitHub
12 18 (10.29%) OpenShift
13 9 (5.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 9 (5.14%) PaaS
14 7 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (3.43%) AWS OpsWorks
15 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 4 (2.29%) Amazon EMR
16 4 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
17 2 (1.14%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.14%) HTTP
2 14 (8.00%) Firewall
2 14 (8.00%) SSL
3 12 (6.86%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.29%) DNS
5 4 (2.29%) VPN
6 3 (1.71%) DHCP
6 3 (1.71%) LAN
6 3 (1.71%) MPLS
6 3 (1.71%) Network Security
6 3 (1.71%) VLAN
6 3 (1.71%) WAN
7 2 (1.14%) DSL
8 1 (0.57%) BGP
8 1 (0.57%) FTP
8 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (65.14%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.86%) MySQL
4 11 (6.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (5.71%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.14%) Data Mining
7 6 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.43%) Power BI
8 5 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.14%) Big Data
12 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 83 (47.43%) Jenkins
2 74 (42.29%) Git (software)
3 42 (24.00%) JIRA
4 8 (4.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (4.00%) Selenium
6 6 (3.43%) Artifactory
6 6 (3.43%) RSpec
6 6 (3.43%) RStudio
7 4 (2.29%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.71%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.71%) Chocolatey
9 2 (1.14%) Ant
9 2 (1.14%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.14%) GitLab
9 2 (1.14%) Hudson
9 2 (1.14%) Maven
9 2 (1.14%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.14%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (19.43%) Finance
2 9 (5.14%) Financial Institution
3 8 (4.57%) Banking
4 4 (2.29%) Retail
5 3 (1.71%) Games
5 3 (1.71%) Law
5 3 (1.71%) Marketing
6 2 (1.14%) Electronics
6 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.14%) Publishing
6 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (58.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (38.86%) AWS DevOps
3 62 (35.43%) AWS Engineer
4 56 (32.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 16 (9.14%) Developer
6 11 (6.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (5.71%) Consultant
7 10 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (4.57%) Architect
8 8 (4.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (4.57%) Server Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) AWS Consultant
9 7 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
9 7 (4.00%) Lead DevOps
9 7 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) AWS Architect
10 6 (3.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (29.71%) Node.js
2 31 (17.71%) Web Services
3 14 (8.00%) LDAP
4 13 (7.43%) JSON
4 13 (7.43%) REST
5 12 (6.86%) Kafka
6 11 (6.29%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (6.29%) YAML
7 8 (4.57%) CSS
7 8 (4.57%) HTML
7 8 (4.57%) jQuery
7 8 (4.57%) OAuth
7 8 (4.57%) SAML
8 6 (3.43%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.43%) CSS3
8 6 (3.43%) HTML5
8 6 (3.43%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.86%) .NET
10 4 (2.29%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.00%) Fintech
2 20 (11.43%) Cloud Native
3 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (6.86%) User Experience
6 8 (4.57%) Analytical Mindset
6 8 (4.57%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.29%) NHS
8 3 (1.71%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.71%) Equities
8 3 (1.71%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) Online Games
10 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (69.71%) Linux
2 65 (37.14%) Unix
3 22 (12.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (12.57%) Ubuntu
4 18 (10.29%) Windows
5 15 (8.57%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.71%) CentOS
8 1 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (78.86%) DevOps
2 107 (61.14%) Configuration Management
3 78 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (12.57%) Migration
6 17 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (9.14%) Analytics
7 16 (9.14%) Auto-Scaling
7 16 (9.14%) Deployment Automation
8 14 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (8.00%) Microservices
8 14 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (6.29%) Line Management
9 11 (6.29%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.14%) Data Science
10 9 (5.14%) Web Development
11 8 (4.57%) Build Automation
11 8 (4.57%) TDD
12 7 (4.00%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 90 (51.43%) Python
2 61 (34.86%) Bash Shell
3 42 (24.00%) Java
4 21 (12.00%) Ruby
5 18 (10.29%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 15 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.57%) Go
8 4 (2.29%) C#
9 3 (1.71%) PHP
9 3 (1.71%) SQL
10 2 (1.14%) Perl
11 1 (0.57%) Groovy
11 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (23.43%) Security Cleared
2 36 (20.57%) SC Cleared
3 26 (14.86%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.14%) Degree
4 2 (1.14%) RHCE
5 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.57%) CIPD
5 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) GCP
2 3 (1.71%) PMO
3 2 (1.14%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (57.14%) Docker
2 15 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 124 (70.86%) Terraform
2 86 (49.14%) Ansible
3 63 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (34.29%) Puppet
5 27 (15.43%) Kubernetes
6 10 (5.71%) Grafana
6 10 (5.71%) Prometheus
7 9 (5.14%) logstash
7 9 (5.14%) Sysdig
8 8 (4.57%) Fluentd
8 8 (4.57%) Kibana
8 8 (4.57%) WSUS
9 6 (3.43%) PingFederate
10 4 (2.29%) Mesos
10 4 (2.29%) Packer
11 2 (1.14%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.57%) Consul
12 1 (0.57%) Graphite
12 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (21.14%) Atlassian
2 10 (5.71%) Splunk
3 5 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.29%) Oracle
5 3 (1.71%) SAP
6 2 (1.14%) Black Duck
6 2 (1.14%) Google
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe
7 1 (0.57%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.57%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.57%) hybris
7 1 (0.57%) New Relic
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.57%) VMware
7 1 (0.57%) WorldPay