Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 696 744 798
Rank change year-on-year +48 +54 +78
Contract jobs citing Route 53 188 123 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.090%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.82% 0.80% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 83 67
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +14.46%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £369
90th Percentile £646 £623 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +8.43%
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 22,944 15,412 12,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.25% 15.50% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,783 10,612 8,301
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £303 £270 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 220 187
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -21.74%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.59
90th Percentile £62.06 £63.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.06
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.37% -25.83%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Route 53 in the UK

Route 53
Top 14 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 October 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 +63 182 £525 -2.33% 43
London -7 95 £600 +11.63% 25
UK excluding London +34 89 £450 -2.70% 19
North of England +13 50 £475 - 11
Yorkshire - 27 £500 - 7
North West -5 21 £450 - 4
Midlands 0 20 £400 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -11 12 £438 -12.50% 1
South East -5 9 £538 +34.38% 1
East Midlands +12 8 £400 -15.79% 1
South West -11 6 £465 +21.57% 3
North East - 5 £500 -
Scotland -14 3 £425 - 1
East of England -14 1 £570 +3.64% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 160 (85.11%) Amazon EC2
3 150 (79.79%) DevOps
4 146 (77.66%) Amazon S3
5 135 (71.81%) Linux
6 127 (67.55%) Terraform
7 121 (64.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 115 (61.17%) Docker
9 103 (54.79%) Amazon RDS
10 95 (50.53%) Jenkins
11 94 (50.00%) Python
12 86 (45.74%) Amazon ELB
13 82 (43.62%) Serverless
14 79 (42.02%) Puppet
15 78 (41.49%) AWS Lambda
16 77 (40.96%) Configuration Management
17 74 (39.36%) Ansible
18 70 (37.23%) Bash Shell
19 63 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (30.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 55 (29.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 51 (27.13%) MySQL
23 50 (26.60%) Kubernetes
24 48 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
25 47 (25.00%) Security Cleared
26 46 (24.47%) Git (software)
27 45 (23.94%) SC Cleared
27 45 (23.94%) GitLab
28 43 (22.87%) CentOS
28 43 (22.87%) Node.js

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 37 (19.68%) Confluence
2 26 (13.83%) nginx
3 14 (7.45%) Gunicorn
4 10 (5.32%) Apache Spark
5 9 (4.79%) Apache
6 4 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.53%) IIS
7 1 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 188 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 160 (85.11%) Amazon EC2
3 146 (77.66%) Amazon S3
4 121 (64.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 86 (45.74%) Amazon ELB
6 82 (43.62%) Serverless
7 78 (41.49%) AWS Lambda
8 55 (29.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 39 (20.74%) CloudFront
10 33 (17.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (9.57%) GitHub
12 16 (8.51%) PaaS
13 15 (7.98%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (6.38%) AWS CloudTrail
15 11 (5.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 11 (5.85%) IaaS
16 10 (5.32%) SaaS
17 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
18 8 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
18 8 (4.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 42 (22.34%) HTTP
2 31 (16.49%) TCP/IP
3 26 (13.83%) DNS
4 18 (9.57%) VPN
5 16 (8.51%) Firewall
6 15 (7.98%) SSL
7 10 (5.32%) ICMP
8 4 (2.13%) Network Security
9 3 (1.60%) DHCP
9 3 (1.60%) LAN
9 3 (1.60%) MPLS
9 3 (1.60%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.60%) VLAN
9 3 (1.60%) WAN
10 2 (1.06%) IPsec
10 2 (1.06%) SSH
11 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.53%) Internet
11 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (54.79%) Amazon RDS
2 51 (27.13%) MySQL
3 39 (20.74%) MongoDB
4 32 (17.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 29 (15.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (5.32%) Hadoop
6 10 (5.32%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.79%) Data Mining
8 7 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.06%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.06%) Power BI
10 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.53%) DB2
11 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 95 (50.53%) Jenkins
2 46 (24.47%) Git (software)
3 45 (23.94%) GitLab
4 41 (21.81%) JIRA
5 32 (17.02%) SonarQube
6 10 (5.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.66%) Maven
8 4 (2.13%) Selenium
9 2 (1.06%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.06%) RSpec
10 1 (0.53%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.53%) Gradle
10 1 (0.53%) JMeter
10 1 (0.53%) PHPCI
10 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (10.64%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Retail
3 5 (2.66%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.13%) Banking
5 3 (1.60%) Law
5 3 (1.60%) Marketing
6 2 (1.06%) Electronics
6 2 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (52.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (30.85%) AWS DevOps
2 58 (30.85%) AWS Engineer
3 53 (28.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 27 (14.36%) Architect
5 19 (10.11%) AWS Architect
6 17 (9.04%) Cloud Architect
7 15 (7.98%) Developer
8 12 (6.38%) Platform Engineer
9 11 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (5.32%) Administrator
11 9 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (4.79%) Senior DevOps
11 9 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.26%) Server Engineer
13 7 (3.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (3.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 6 (3.19%) AWS Administrator
14 6 (3.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.87%) Node.js
2 38 (20.21%) Elastic Stack
2 38 (20.21%) Web Services
3 14 (7.45%) LDAP
4 10 (5.32%) Kafka
5 9 (4.79%) REST
6 8 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (4.26%) Memcached
6 8 (4.26%) PHP-FPM
7 6 (3.19%) HTML
8 5 (2.66%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.66%) HTML5
9 4 (2.13%) CSS
9 4 (2.13%) JSON
10 3 (1.60%) .NET
10 3 (1.60%) CSS3
10 3 (1.60%) jQuery
10 3 (1.60%) LAMP
11 2 (1.06%) Laravel
11 2 (1.06%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.57%) Public Cloud
2 17 (9.04%) Cloud Native
3 9 (4.79%) User Experience
4 8 (4.26%) Fintech
5 6 (3.19%) NHS
6 5 (2.66%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.60%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.60%) Equities
8 3 (1.60%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 135 (71.81%) Linux
2 58 (30.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (22.87%) CentOS
4 36 (19.15%) Unix
5 19 (10.11%) Ubuntu
6 12 (6.38%) Windows
7 8 (4.26%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.06%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (79.79%) DevOps
2 77 (40.96%) Configuration Management
3 63 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (20.21%) Microservices
5 34 (18.09%) Auto-Scaling
6 33 (17.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 31 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (15.96%) Migration
9 25 (13.30%) Test Automation
10 21 (11.17%) Mentoring
11 18 (9.57%) Open Source
12 14 (7.45%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.91%) Analytics
13 13 (6.91%) Deployment Automation
14 12 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (5.85%) Line Management
15 11 (5.85%) SDLC
15 11 (5.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (50.00%) Python
2 70 (37.23%) Bash Shell
3 29 (15.43%) Java
4 14 (7.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.91%) Ruby
6 12 (6.38%) PHP
7 11 (5.85%) SQL
8 10 (5.32%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.13%) Perl
11 3 (1.60%) C
12 2 (1.06%) Go
12 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 47 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (23.94%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.32%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.53%) CIPD
4 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) QA
2 4 (2.13%) PMO
3 2 (1.06%) GDPR
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (61.17%) Docker
2 8 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.60%) NFS
3 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.06%) Btrfs
5 1 (0.53%) Squid
Systems Management
1 127 (67.55%) Terraform
2 79 (42.02%) Puppet
3 74 (39.36%) Ansible
4 50 (26.60%) Kubernetes
5 48 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (19.15%) Packer
7 34 (18.09%) Grafana
7 34 (18.09%) Prometheus
8 30 (15.96%) Rancher
9 12 (6.38%) HAProxy
10 10 (5.32%) Nagios
11 9 (4.79%) Icinga
12 8 (4.26%) WSUS
13 7 (3.72%) Sysdig
14 4 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
15 3 (1.60%) logstash
16 2 (1.06%) Consul
16 2 (1.06%) Kibana
16 2 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
17 1 (0.53%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 29 (15.43%) Black Duck
2 19 (10.11%) Atlassian
3 14 (7.45%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.91%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.19%) Splunk
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle
6 3 (1.60%) VMware
7 2 (1.06%) hybris
7 2 (1.06%) SAP
8 1 (0.53%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.53%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) Nokia
8 1 (0.53%) WorldPay