The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 69 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.43% 4.17% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
70 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.97% 5.56% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 32
Average daily rate £400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £565 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Reading region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS.

1 9 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Puppet
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) Hudson
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) SaaS
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (16.67%) PaaS
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) BDD

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (8.33%) IaaS
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (33.33%) Hudson
3 4 (33.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) jMock
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) DbUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Mockito
4 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) PowerMock
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) Symfony
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft