Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 647 711 776
Rank change year-on-year +64 +65 +51
Contract jobs citing Route 53 205 173 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.080%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.81% 0.82% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 120 50
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +6.98% +13.16%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £411
90th Percentile £678 £675 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £532 £500
% change year-on-year -6.00% +6.39% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £52.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
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 25,353 21,136 12,782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.94% 21.17% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,400 14,408 8,803
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 311 177
UK median hourly rate £22.58 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.82% - -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.74 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £55.38 £56.25 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.17 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +30.40% -2.86% +6.06%

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 June 2019.

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 June 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 +72 198 £550 -4.35% 12
London +5 108 £600 +4.35% 7
UK excluding London +60 92 £500 -6.00% 6
North of England +47 35 £498 -0.50% 1
South East +47 33 £500 -4.76%
Midlands +7 16 £463 -2.63% 2
West Midlands +1 16 £463 -11.90% 2
Yorkshire - 16 £550 -
North East +25 10 £495 -
North West +25 9 £525 +5.00% 1
East of England -5 3 £475 -15.18% 1
South West -39 3 £525 -19.23% 1
Scotland +23 2 £725 +70.59% 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (86.83%) DevOps
3 176 (85.85%) Amazon EC2
4 145 (70.73%) Amazon S3
5 144 (70.24%) Terraform
6 132 (64.39%) Linux
7 120 (58.54%) Docker
8 113 (55.12%) Amazon RDS
9 101 (49.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 89 (43.41%) Ansible
11 88 (42.93%) Configuration Management
12 83 (40.49%) Puppet
13 80 (39.02%) Amazon ELB
14 76 (37.07%) AWS Lambda
15 75 (36.59%) Jenkins
16 74 (36.10%) Serverless
17 73 (35.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 70 (34.15%) Amazon ECS
18 70 (34.15%) Python
19 65 (31.71%) Bash Shell
19 65 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 63 (30.73%) CloudFront
20 63 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
21 62 (30.24%) Kubernetes
22 50 (24.39%) Java
23 48 (23.41%) JIRA
24 44 (21.46%) Confluence
24 44 (21.46%) Opscode Chef
25 43 (20.98%) Migration
26 39 (19.02%) Microservices

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 44 (21.46%) Confluence
2 13 (6.34%) nginx
3 10 (4.88%) Apache
4 7 (3.41%) CMS
5 6 (2.93%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.46%) Lightstreamer
8 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 205 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 176 (85.85%) Amazon EC2
3 145 (70.73%) Amazon S3
4 101 (49.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 80 (39.02%) Amazon ELB
6 76 (37.07%) AWS Lambda
7 74 (36.10%) Serverless
8 73 (35.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 70 (34.15%) Amazon ECS
10 63 (30.73%) CloudFront
11 34 (16.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (12.20%) GitHub
13 22 (10.73%) Amazon EKS
14 20 (9.76%) Amazon SQS
15 14 (6.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 10 (4.88%) AWS CodePipeline
17 7 (3.41%) Slack
18 6 (2.93%) AWS CloudTrail
18 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
19 4 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.15%) HTTP
2 13 (6.34%) DNS
2 13 (6.34%) VPN
3 12 (5.85%) Firewall
3 12 (5.85%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (2.93%) WAN
6 5 (2.44%) Network Security
7 3 (1.46%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.98%) Internet
9 1 (0.49%) DHCP
9 1 (0.49%) DSL
9 1 (0.49%) ICMP
9 1 (0.49%) ISDN
9 1 (0.49%) LAN
9 1 (0.49%) MPLS
9 1 (0.49%) SSL
9 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.49%) Wireless
9 1 (0.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (55.12%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (14.63%) MongoDB
3 26 (12.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 24 (11.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (10.73%) MySQL
6 12 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.93%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.95%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.95%) Redis
9 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.98%) Big Data
11 1 (0.49%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 75 (36.59%) Jenkins
2 48 (23.41%) JIRA
3 37 (18.05%) Git (software)
4 28 (13.66%) SonarQube
5 27 (13.17%) GitLab
6 6 (2.93%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.93%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.98%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.98%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.49%) Chocolatey
8 1 (0.49%) Hudson
8 1 (0.49%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (13.66%) Finance
2 12 (5.85%) Games
2 12 (5.85%) Retail
3 3 (1.46%) Publishing
4 2 (0.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 139 (67.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 83 (40.49%) AWS DevOps
3 75 (36.59%) AWS Engineer
4 69 (33.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 16 (7.80%) Platform Engineer
6 15 (7.32%) Architect
6 15 (7.32%) AWS Architect
6 15 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 13 (6.34%) Developer
8 11 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) Senior DevOps
8 11 (5.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.39%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (4.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (3.90%) AWS Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Java Engineer
10 8 (3.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 6 (2.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.93%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (2.93%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.10%) Web Services
2 32 (15.61%) Node.js
3 27 (13.17%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (6.34%) OAuth
4 13 (6.34%) OAuth2
5 12 (5.85%) JSON
6 9 (4.39%) XML
7 8 (3.90%) .NET
7 8 (3.90%) YAML
8 7 (3.41%) .NET Core
9 6 (2.93%) SOAP
9 6 (2.93%) Spring
9 6 (2.93%) Spring Boot
9 6 (2.93%) Spring Cloud
9 6 (2.93%) Zuul
10 5 (2.44%) CSS
10 5 (2.44%) HTML
10 5 (2.44%) LAMP
10 5 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (2.44%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.15%) Cloud Native
2 15 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.85%) Analytical Mindset
3 12 (5.85%) PKI
4 9 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.44%) Clustering
8 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.46%) NHS
9 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.98%) User Experience
10 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 132 (64.39%) Linux
2 65 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (15.12%) CentOS
4 26 (12.68%) Unix
5 22 (10.73%) Windows
6 20 (9.76%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.98%) Debian
8 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) AIX
9 1 (0.49%) Android
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (86.83%) DevOps
2 88 (42.93%) Configuration Management
3 63 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (20.98%) Migration
5 39 (19.02%) Microservices
6 27 (13.17%) Fintech
7 24 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (11.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 17 (8.29%) Infrastructure as Code
9 17 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (6.83%) E-Commerce
11 13 (6.34%) Security Architecture
12 12 (5.85%) Open Source
12 12 (5.85%) SIEM
12 12 (5.85%) Test Automation
13 11 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (4.88%) SDLC
15 8 (3.90%) Identity Access Management
16 7 (3.41%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (3.41%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 70 (34.15%) Python
2 65 (31.71%) Bash Shell
3 50 (24.39%) Java
4 16 (7.80%) PowerShell
5 14 (6.83%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.85%) SQL
7 11 (5.37%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.39%) C#
9 5 (2.44%) PHP
10 3 (1.46%) C
11 2 (0.98%) ES6
11 2 (0.98%) Groovy
11 2 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (17.56%) AWS Certification
2 32 (15.61%) Security Cleared
3 25 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.46%) Degree
5 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.49%) CCNA
5 1 (0.49%) CCNP
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) PMO
2 2 (0.98%) GDPR
System Software
1 120 (58.54%) Docker
2 17 (8.29%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.32%) NFS
4 2 (0.98%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 144 (70.24%) Terraform
2 89 (43.41%) Ansible
3 83 (40.49%) Puppet
4 62 (30.24%) Kubernetes
5 44 (21.46%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (16.10%) Packer
7 23 (11.22%) Grafana
7 23 (11.22%) Prometheus
8 16 (7.80%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (6.83%) Rancher
10 10 (4.88%) SCCM
11 4 (1.95%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.46%) Istio
12 3 (1.46%) linkerd
13 2 (0.98%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.98%) WSUS
14 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (17.56%) Atlassian
2 14 (6.83%) Splunk
3 13 (6.34%) Black Duck
4 12 (5.85%) Citrix
5 7 (3.41%) Ping Identity
6 6 (2.93%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.44%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.95%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.46%) New Relic
9 3 (1.46%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle
10 2 (0.98%) VMware
11 1 (0.49%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.49%) Cisco
11 1 (0.49%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.49%) Meraki
11 1 (0.49%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (0.49%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.49%) Veeam