Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 10 December 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 Web Services (AWS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 55 73
Rank change year-on-year +30 +18 +59
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 263 131 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.09% 3.21% 2.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.28% 19.61% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 98 65
Berkshire median daily rate £511 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.49% - -
10th Percentile £332 £309 £351
90th Percentile £638 £575 £583
South East median daily rate £525 £484 £450
% change year-on-year +8.47% +7.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
South East median hourly rate £41.13 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -8.61% +28.57% -10.26%

Amazon AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 930 668 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.52% 16.35% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 389 275
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £252
90th Percentile £619 £588 £603
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.05% +31.03%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £15.12
90th Percentile £32.00 £37.75 £27.25
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Berkshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Reading +22 73 £500 +11.11% 27
Bracknell +26 66 £513 +17.14% 9
Newbury +5 26 £475 +26.67% 10
Maidenhead +8 17 £476 -11.40% 9
Slough 0 11 £550 -8.33% 2
Windsor - 2 £500 -
Amazon AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 114 (43.35%) DevOps
2 96 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (33.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (31.18%) Jenkins
5 79 (30.04%) Git (software)
6 69 (26.24%) Web Services
7 67 (25.48%) Java
8 64 (24.33%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (24.33%) Docker
9 56 (21.29%) JavaScript
10 54 (20.53%) Microservices
10 54 (20.53%) Serverless
11 50 (19.01%) Linux
11 50 (19.01%) TDD
11 50 (19.01%) Scrum
11 50 (19.01%) Kubernetes
12 48 (18.25%) Software Engineering
12 48 (18.25%) Elasticsearch
13 44 (16.73%) AngularJS
13 44 (16.73%) MVC
13 44 (16.73%) AWS Lambda
14 43 (16.35%) Maven
14 43 (16.35%) JIRA
15 42 (15.97%) Python
16 41 (15.59%) E-Commerce
16 41 (15.59%) NoSQL
16 41 (15.59%) REST
17 40 (15.21%) .NET
17 40 (15.21%) React
17 40 (15.21%) Java 8

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 48 (18.25%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (10.65%) Apache Solr
2 28 (10.65%) Confluence
3 23 (8.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 17 (6.46%) Apache Spark
5 13 (4.94%) CMS
6 9 (3.42%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.90%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.52%) Apache
8 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.52%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.76%) Drupal
10 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.38%) nginx
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 88 (33.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (20.53%) Serverless
3 44 (16.73%) AWS Lambda
4 38 (14.45%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (11.03%) Amazon S3
6 26 (9.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (9.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 24 (9.13%) CloudFront
9 23 (8.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 23 (8.75%) Amazon SQS
9 23 (8.75%) SaaS
10 20 (7.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (6.08%) IaaS
12 15 (5.70%) Amazon Kinesis
12 15 (5.70%) PaaS
13 8 (3.04%) GitHub
13 8 (3.04%) Office 365
14 7 (2.66%) Azure Functions
15 6 (2.28%) Amazon EMR
16 5 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.08%) HTTP
2 15 (5.70%) Firewall
3 10 (3.80%) VPN
4 7 (2.66%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.28%) Network Security
5 6 (2.28%) WAN
6 5 (1.90%) DNS
6 5 (1.90%) LAN
7 3 (1.14%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.14%) Internet
7 3 (1.14%) MPLS
7 3 (1.14%) SAN
8 2 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.76%) IPsec
8 2 (0.76%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.76%) SSL
8 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.38%) DHCP
9 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.59%) NoSQL
2 38 (14.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 34 (12.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 34 (12.93%) MongoDB
4 30 (11.41%) Big Data
5 27 (10.27%) SQL Server
6 21 (7.98%) MySQL
6 21 (7.98%) Redis
7 18 (6.84%) Neo4j
8 15 (5.70%) Hadoop
9 14 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (3.80%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.66%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.90%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.76%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.76%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 82 (31.18%) Jenkins
2 79 (30.04%) Git (software)
3 43 (16.35%) JIRA
3 43 (16.35%) Maven
4 28 (10.65%) JUnit
5 25 (9.51%) IntelliJ
6 22 (8.37%) Mercurial
7 16 (6.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 15 (5.70%) Mockito
9 14 (5.32%) Gradle
9 14 (5.32%) SonarQube
10 13 (4.94%) Eclipse
11 11 (4.18%) Checkstyle
11 11 (4.18%) git-flow
12 6 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.90%) Vagrant
14 4 (1.52%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.52%) TeamCity
15 3 (1.14%) JMeter
15 3 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (6.46%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.18%) Retail
3 8 (3.04%) Finance
4 4 (1.52%) Back Office
4 4 (1.52%) Billing
5 3 (1.14%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Automotive
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.38%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (27.00%) Developer
2 52 (19.77%) Architect
2 52 (19.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (9.13%) Java Developer
3 24 (9.13%) Software Engineer
4 21 (7.98%) AWS Engineer
5 18 (6.84%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.46%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (6.08%) Consultant
8 15 (5.70%) AWS DevOps
8 15 (5.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (5.32%) Security Architect
9 14 (5.32%) Technical Architect
10 11 (4.18%) Data Engineer
10 11 (4.18%) Python Engineer
11 10 (3.80%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.80%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (3.80%) React Developer
12 9 (3.42%) Network Architect
12 9 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (26.24%) Web Services
2 44 (16.73%) AngularJS
3 41 (15.59%) REST
4 40 (15.21%) .NET
4 40 (15.21%) React
5 37 (14.07%) Node.js
6 32 (12.17%) Spring
7 30 (11.41%) JSON
8 29 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (9.89%) CSS
9 26 (9.89%) HTML
10 25 (9.51%) RabbitMQ
11 22 (8.37%) Kafka
12 19 (7.22%) ASP.NET
13 18 (6.84%) RESTful
14 17 (6.46%) Lucene
14 17 (6.46%) Memcached
15 14 (5.32%) .NET Core
15 14 (5.32%) SignalR
16 13 (4.94%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.22%) Public Cloud
2 16 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.18%) User Experience
4 10 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.80%) PKI
5 9 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.04%) iPad
7 7 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.52%) Life Science
10 3 (1.14%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.76%) Clustering
11 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) CMDB
12 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.38%) NHS
12 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (19.01%) Linux
2 36 (13.69%) Windows
3 16 (6.08%) CentOS
4 13 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.18%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.04%) Unix
7 4 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.76%) Fedora
10 1 (0.38%) Android
10 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.38%) VMS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (43.35%) DevOps
2 96 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.33%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (20.53%) Microservices
5 50 (19.01%) Scrum
5 50 (19.01%) TDD
6 48 (18.25%) Software Engineering
7 44 (16.73%) MVC
8 41 (15.59%) E-Commerce
9 39 (14.83%) BDD
10 35 (13.31%) Kanban
11 33 (12.55%) User Stories
12 28 (10.65%) OO
12 28 (10.65%) Pair Programming
12 28 (10.65%) Unit Testing
13 27 (10.27%) SOA
14 20 (7.60%) Migration
15 19 (7.22%) Open Source
16 16 (6.08%) OOP
16 16 (6.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (25.48%) Java
2 56 (21.29%) JavaScript
3 42 (15.97%) Python
4 40 (15.21%) Java 8
5 32 (12.17%) C#
6 27 (10.27%) Bash Shell
7 19 (7.22%) SQL
8 13 (4.94%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.80%) Scala
10 8 (3.04%) MATLAB
10 8 (3.04%) PHP
11 7 (2.66%) Groovy
12 6 (2.28%) C++
12 6 (2.28%) Ruby
13 5 (1.90%) Go
13 5 (1.90%) Perl
13 5 (1.90%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.14%) C
14 3 (1.14%) VB
15 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (6.46%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.52%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.14%) Degree
4 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.38%) PhD
6 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.84%) QA
2 3 (1.14%) GDPR
2 3 (1.14%) PMO
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (24.33%) Docker
2 13 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.18%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.42%) oVirt
4 9 (3.42%) RHEV
5 6 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.76%) Btrfs
7 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.76%) vSphere
8 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.38%) HDFS
8 1 (0.38%) iptables
8 1 (0.38%) KVM
8 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (19.01%) Kubernetes
2 39 (14.83%) Terraform
3 38 (14.45%) Puppet
4 28 (10.65%) Ansible
5 18 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.04%) FortiGate
6 8 (3.04%) SCOM
7 7 (2.66%) Nagios
8 5 (1.90%) Packer
8 5 (1.90%) Salt
8 5 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.76%) Consul
9 2 (0.76%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.76%) Grafana
9 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.76%) Rancher
10 1 (0.38%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.75%) Adobe
3 22 (8.37%) VMware
4 18 (6.84%) Red Hat
5 15 (5.70%) Google
6 14 (5.32%) Rackspace
7 12 (4.56%) Splunk
8 11 (4.18%) Juniper
9 10 (3.80%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.42%) Palo Alto
11 8 (3.04%) Oracle
11 8 (3.04%) Symantec
12 6 (2.28%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.28%) Cisco
13 5 (1.90%) Forcepoint
13 5 (1.90%) HP
13 5 (1.90%) LogRhythm
13 5 (1.90%) McAfee
14 3 (1.14%) Cloudera
14 3 (1.14%) Okta