Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 612 457 668
Rank change year-on-year -155 +211 +76
Contract jobs citing Route 53 181 64 173
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.64% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 49 140
10th Percentile £413 £400 £418
25th Percentile £436 £438 £481
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £504 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -8.36% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £645
90th Percentile £707 £655 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 28,476 9,409 25,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.62% 31.65% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,481 6,593 17,743
10th Percentile £329 £313 £300
25th Percentile £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £615 £600 £581
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 132 369
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.84 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.25 £15.81
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.92 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.04% +17.14%
75th Percentile £49.13 £38.13 £37.50
90th Percentile £65.54 £53.75 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +14.29%

Route 53
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Route 53 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Route 53 in the UK

Route 53
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Route 53.

Daily rate trend for Route 53 in the UK

Route 53
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Route 53 over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Route 53 in the UK

Route 53
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Route 53.

Hourly rate trend 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 25 September 2021. 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 -135 154 £535 +6.15% 52
London -121 95 £540 +2.86% 23
UK excluding London -142 52 £500 - 29
Work from Home -221 37 £520 +1.46% 7
North of England -59 29 £502 +23.19% 11
North East - 14 £463 - 4
North West -53 10 £500 +23.46% 3
Scotland -75 8 £500 +5.26% 1
South East -76 6 £625 +24.50% 2
Yorkshire -49 5 £543 +8.50% 4
Midlands -71 5 £450 -30.77% 9
West Midlands - 5 £450 - 5
South West -52 4 £550 +4.76% 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 181 (100.00%) AWS
2 142 (78.45%) Amazon EC2
3 118 (65.19%) Terraform
4 116 (64.09%) DevOps
5 100 (55.25%) Amazon S3
6 97 (53.59%) Serverless
7 96 (53.04%) AWS Lambda
8 88 (48.62%) Docker
9 79 (43.65%) Amazon ECS
10 78 (43.09%) Amazon EKS
11 77 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
12 71 (39.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 58 (32.04%) Elasticsearch
14 57 (31.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 53 (29.28%) Python
16 52 (28.73%) Amazon RDS
16 52 (28.73%) Infrastructure as Code
17 51 (28.18%) Microservices
18 49 (27.07%) GitLab
19 48 (26.52%) Hadoop
20 47 (25.97%) Prometheus
21 46 (25.41%) Amazon EMR
21 46 (25.41%) Linux
21 46 (25.41%) Java
22 45 (24.86%) DNS
22 45 (24.86%) AWS CloudFormation
23 40 (22.10%) Kubernetes
24 37 (20.44%) Apache Spark
24 37 (20.44%) Jenkins
24 37 (20.44%) Splunk

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 58 (32.04%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (20.44%) Apache Spark
3 13 (7.18%) Confluence
4 7 (3.87%) Apache
5 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.10%) nginx
6 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 181 (100.00%) AWS
2 142 (78.45%) Amazon EC2
3 100 (55.25%) Amazon S3
4 97 (53.59%) Serverless
5 96 (53.04%) AWS Lambda
6 79 (43.65%) Amazon ECS
7 78 (43.09%) Amazon EKS
8 71 (39.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 57 (31.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 46 (25.41%) Amazon EMR
11 45 (24.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 36 (19.89%) Amazon SQS
13 26 (14.36%) AWS Step Functions
14 25 (13.81%) CloudFront
15 21 (11.60%) AWS CloudTrail
16 19 (10.50%) Amazon ELB
16 19 (10.50%) AWS CodeBuild
16 19 (10.50%) AWS CodePipeline
17 18 (9.94%) AWS Fargate
17 18 (9.94%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (24.86%) DNS
2 19 (10.50%) Firewall
2 19 (10.50%) SSL
2 19 (10.50%) VPN
3 9 (4.97%) Internet
4 6 (3.31%) HTTP
5 5 (2.76%) tcpdump
6 4 (2.21%) DSL
7 1 (0.55%) DHCP
7 1 (0.55%) IPsec
7 1 (0.55%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.55%) LAN
7 1 (0.55%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.55%) SSH
7 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.55%) VLAN
7 1 (0.55%) WAN
7 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.73%) Amazon RDS
2 48 (26.52%) Hadoop
3 16 (8.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.76%) MySQL
5 5 (2.76%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.21%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (2.21%) Big Data
6 4 (2.21%) InfluxDB
6 4 (2.21%) Redis
6 4 (2.21%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.10%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.10%) Power BI
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.55%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (27.07%) GitLab
2 37 (20.44%) Jenkins
3 23 (12.71%) Git (software)
4 16 (8.84%) webpack
5 15 (8.29%) JIRA
6 14 (7.73%) Artifactory
7 7 (3.87%) Selenium
8 6 (3.31%) SonarQube
9 5 (2.76%) CircleCI
9 5 (2.76%) Storybook
10 4 (2.21%) Travis CI
10 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio Code
11 3 (1.66%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.66%) Bitbucket Server
11 3 (1.66%) Maven
11 3 (1.66%) Mocha
12 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.10%) git-flow
12 2 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (14.92%) Social Skills
2 19 (10.50%) Public Sector
3 17 (9.39%) Finance
4 4 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.21%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (51.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 87 (48.07%) AWS Engineer
3 60 (33.15%) AWS DevOps
4 59 (32.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 32 (17.68%) Developer
6 25 (13.81%) AWS Developer
7 18 (9.94%) Java Developer
8 12 (6.63%) Architect
9 11 (6.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (5.52%) Platform Engineer
11 8 (4.42%) AWS Architect
12 7 (3.87%) Cloud Architect
13 5 (2.76%) Senior Developer
14 4 (2.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 4 (2.21%) Lead DevOps
14 4 (2.21%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 4 (2.21%) Senior DevOps
15 3 (1.66%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
15 3 (1.66%) Python Engineer
15 3 (1.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.02%) React
2 26 (14.36%) Node.js
3 25 (13.81%) CSS
4 23 (12.71%) GraphQL
5 22 (12.15%) RESTful
6 18 (9.94%) gRPC
6 18 (9.94%) Web Services
7 16 (8.84%) LitElement
8 13 (7.18%) Elastic Stack
9 10 (5.52%) REST
10 6 (3.31%) Redux
11 5 (2.76%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.76%) Enzyme
11 5 (2.76%) Jest
11 5 (2.76%) JSON
11 5 (2.76%) Kafka
11 5 (2.76%) NestJS
11 5 (2.76%) OAuth
11 5 (2.76%) OpenID
11 5 (2.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.71%) PKI
2 15 (8.29%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.21%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.10%) Legacy Applications
7 2 (1.10%) Life Science
7 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.55%) User Experience
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.41%) Linux
2 13 (7.18%) Windows
3 10 (5.52%) Ubuntu
3 10 (5.52%) Unix
4 9 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.21%) Alpine Linux
5 4 (2.21%) CentOS
6 3 (1.66%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (64.09%) DevOps
2 77 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (28.73%) Infrastructure as Code
4 51 (28.18%) Microservices
5 29 (16.02%) Sprint Planning
6 23 (12.71%) Scrum
7 22 (12.15%) Validation
8 18 (9.94%) Auto-Scaling
9 17 (9.39%) Migration
10 16 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (8.84%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 14 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (7.18%) Project Management
12 13 (7.18%) Tech Ops
13 12 (6.63%) Test Automation
14 11 (6.08%) Analytics
14 11 (6.08%) Kanban
14 11 (6.08%) Network Load Balancing
14 11 (6.08%) TDD
15 10 (5.52%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.28%) Python
2 46 (25.41%) Java
3 31 (17.13%) Bash Shell
4 14 (7.73%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.52%) SQL
6 9 (4.97%) Groovy
6 9 (4.97%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.87%) Go
7 7 (3.87%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.87%) Ruby
8 6 (3.31%) C#
9 3 (1.66%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.10%) AWK
10 2 (1.10%) PHP
11 1 (0.55%) Bicep
11 1 (0.55%) C++
11 1 (0.55%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (4.42%) AWS Certification
5 7 (3.87%) Degree
6 5 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.76%) OCP
6 5 (2.76%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.10%) CISSP
8 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.50%) QA
2 18 (9.94%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.21%) Accessibility
3 4 (2.21%) SLA
4 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.10%) NIST
4 2 (1.10%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.55%) DICOM
5 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.55%) PSD2
System Software
1 88 (48.62%) Docker
2 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.55%) Varnish
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 118 (65.19%) Terraform
2 47 (25.97%) Prometheus
3 40 (22.10%) Kubernetes
4 36 (19.89%) Ansible
5 20 (11.05%) Grafana
6 12 (6.63%) Kibana
7 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.66%) logstash
8 3 (1.66%) Mesos
8 3 (1.66%) vRealize
9 2 (1.10%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.10%) Kustomize
9 2 (1.10%) Packer
9 2 (1.10%) Puppet
9 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.10%) Salt
9 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.55%) Graylog
10 1 (0.55%) Icinga
10 1 (0.55%) Istio
Vendors
1 37 (20.44%) Splunk
2 13 (7.18%) CA
3 7 (3.87%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.76%) Oracle
5 3 (1.66%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.10%) Adobe
6 2 (1.10%) Confluent
6 2 (1.10%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.55%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.55%) CloudEndure
7 1 (0.55%) CyberSource
7 1 (0.55%) Google
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.55%) New Relic
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.55%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.55%) VMware