Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 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 Web Services (AWS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 30 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 +52
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 227 221 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.42% 5.49% 2.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.79% 28.48% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 123 65
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +0.56%
10th Percentile £388 £348 £325
90th Percentile £625 £585 £554
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £464
% change year-on-year - +7.70% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.95 £43.31 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +1.89% -

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 996 776 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 23.77% 19.26% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 430 229
Berkshire median daily rate £490 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £213
90th Percentile £625 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £18.11 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.32% +20.70% -6.25%
10th Percentile £15.64 £12.75 £12.14
90th Percentile £48.40 £35.50 £17.62
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% +15.83% -28.56%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 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
Reading +17 78 £513 +2.50% 15
Bracknell 0 49 £525 +23.53% 7
Newbury -1 34 £500 +29.03% 3
Slough -7 9 £525 -5.62% 1
Windsor - 7 £475 -
Maidenhead -3 5 £400 - 2
Ascot - 1 £400 -
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Amazon AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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.

1 109 (48.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (36.12%) DevOps
4 67 (29.52%) Web Services
5 61 (26.87%) Jenkins
6 59 (25.99%) Git (software)
7 57 (25.11%) JavaScript
8 51 (22.47%) Java
9 48 (21.15%) Microsoft
9 48 (21.15%) TDD
10 46 (20.26%) Docker
11 45 (19.82%) Serverless
12 44 (19.38%) AWS Lambda
12 44 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (18.94%) REST
13 43 (18.94%) IaaS
14 40 (17.62%) PaaS
14 40 (17.62%) Windows
15 39 (17.18%) Node.js
15 39 (17.18%) Kubernetes
16 38 (16.74%) Public Cloud
16 38 (16.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 38 (16.74%) Linux
17 36 (15.86%) Software Engineering
17 36 (15.86%) AngularJS
18 33 (14.54%) JIRA
18 33 (14.54%) Scrum
18 33 (14.54%) Python
19 32 (14.10%) E-Commerce
20 31 (13.66%) Telecoms

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 30 (13.22%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (11.01%) Confluence
3 17 (7.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (5.73%) CMS
5 12 (5.29%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.85%) Apache Spark
7 8 (3.52%) Apache Solr
7 8 (3.52%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.52%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.64%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.76%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.32%) JBoss
10 3 (1.32%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.32%) nginx
11 2 (0.88%) Apache
11 2 (0.88%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 109 (48.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (19.82%) Serverless
3 44 (19.38%) AWS Lambda
4 43 (18.94%) IaaS
5 40 (17.62%) PaaS
6 30 (13.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 26 (11.45%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (11.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (10.57%) Amazon S3
8 24 (10.57%) SaaS
9 21 (9.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 21 (9.25%) Amazon SQS
9 21 (9.25%) CloudFront
10 19 (8.37%) Amazon Kinesis
11 17 (7.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 14 (6.17%) Office 365
13 8 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (2.64%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (2.20%) Apigee
16 4 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.05%) Firewall
2 11 (4.85%) DNS
3 8 (3.52%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.08%) Unified Communications
4 7 (3.08%) VLAN
5 6 (2.64%) Internet
5 6 (2.64%) LAN
5 6 (2.64%) WAN
6 5 (2.20%) HTTP
7 4 (1.76%) SAN
8 3 (1.32%) Network Security
8 3 (1.32%) VPN
9 2 (0.88%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.88%) H.323
9 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.88%) Skype
9 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.88%) Wireless
10 1 (0.44%) SMTP
10 1 (0.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 24 (10.57%) Big Data
2 24 (10.57%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.81%) MongoDB
3 20 (8.81%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (5.73%) MySQL
5 12 (5.29%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (2.64%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (2.20%) Amazon Athena
10 3 (1.32%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.88%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.88%) Redis
11 2 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 61 (26.87%) Jenkins
2 59 (25.99%) Git (software)
3 33 (14.54%) JIRA
4 28 (12.33%) Maven
5 19 (8.37%) IntelliJ
5 19 (8.37%) JUnit
6 14 (6.17%) Mercurial
7 11 (4.85%) SonarQube
8 10 (4.41%) Mockito
8 10 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (3.08%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.08%) Gradle
10 6 (2.64%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.20%) Checkstyle
11 5 (2.20%) git-flow
12 4 (1.76%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.76%) jMock
13 3 (1.32%) DbUnit
13 3 (1.32%) GitLab
13 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (13.66%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.49%) Retail
3 14 (6.17%) Marketing
4 12 (5.29%) Finance
5 11 (4.85%) Billing
6 9 (3.96%) Electronics
6 9 (3.96%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 57 (25.11%) Developer
2 49 (21.59%) Architect
3 24 (10.57%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (9.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 21 (9.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (9.25%) Java Developer
6 19 (8.37%) Consultant
6 19 (8.37%) Technical Architect
7 18 (7.93%) Software Engineer
8 15 (6.61%) Azure Engineer
8 15 (6.61%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.17%) React Developer
10 12 (5.29%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (3.96%) Analyst
11 9 (3.96%) AWS DevOps
11 9 (3.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (3.96%) WebOps Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) AWS Architect
12 8 (3.52%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (29.52%) Web Services
2 43 (18.94%) REST
3 39 (17.18%) Node.js
4 36 (15.86%) AngularJS
5 30 (13.22%) React
6 26 (11.45%) .NET
7 23 (10.13%) HTML
7 23 (10.13%) Spring
8 21 (9.25%) CSS
9 16 (7.05%) JSON
9 16 (7.05%) RESTful
10 15 (6.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (6.17%) CSS3
11 14 (6.17%) HTML5
12 13 (5.73%) .NET Core
12 13 (5.73%) Kafka
13 12 (5.29%) JSR 170
13 12 (5.29%) Redux
14 11 (4.85%) LESS
14 11 (4.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.74%) Public Cloud
2 14 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.73%) User Experience
4 12 (5.29%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.41%) iPad
6 9 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.52%) DataPower
7 8 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (3.08%) BYOD
9 6 (2.64%) Cloud Native
10 5 (2.20%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.88%) Life Science
12 2 (0.88%) Linked Data
12 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.88%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.62%) Windows
2 38 (16.74%) Linux
3 26 (11.45%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (6.61%) Unix
5 9 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.52%) AIX
7 3 (1.32%) Android
7 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (36.12%) DevOps
3 48 (21.15%) TDD
4 44 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (15.86%) Software Engineering
6 33 (14.54%) Scrum
7 32 (14.10%) E-Commerce
8 30 (13.22%) BDD
9 29 (12.78%) Microservices
10 26 (11.45%) Kanban
10 26 (11.45%) Unit Testing
11 25 (11.01%) Pair Programming
12 24 (10.57%) User Stories
13 21 (9.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 19 (8.37%) IT Strategy
14 19 (8.37%) OOP
15 18 (7.93%) MVC
16 17 (7.49%) Functional Programming
16 17 (7.49%) OO
16 17 (7.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.11%) JavaScript
2 51 (22.47%) Java
3 33 (14.54%) Python
4 31 (13.66%) Java 8
5 30 (13.22%) SQL
6 24 (10.57%) C#
7 8 (3.52%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.52%) Ruby
8 7 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.20%) Scala
10 4 (1.76%) C
10 4 (1.76%) ES6
10 4 (1.76%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.76%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.32%) Perl
11 3 (1.32%) VB
12 2 (0.88%) Go
12 2 (0.88%) R
12 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (7.93%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.49%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.85%) MCSE
5 8 (3.52%) Degree
6 7 (3.08%) AWS Certification
6 7 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.32%) CISSP
8 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.88%) CCIE
9 2 (0.88%) CCNA
9 2 (0.88%) CISM
9 2 (0.88%) CRISC
10 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.44%) CCNP
10 1 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.44%) OSCP
10 1 (0.44%) SANS
10 1 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.73%) QA
2 6 (2.64%) SLA
3 4 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.88%) GDPR
5 2 (0.88%) PMO
6 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.44%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.44%) PSD2
System Software
1 46 (20.26%) Docker
2 22 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.49%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.96%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (3.52%) XenApp
6 7 (3.08%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.76%) vSphere
8 2 (0.88%) LXC
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.44%) HDFS
9 1 (0.44%) iptables
9 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (17.18%) Kubernetes
2 21 (9.25%) Ansible
3 17 (7.49%) Puppet
4 16 (7.05%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (6.17%) Terraform
6 8 (3.52%) Data Guard
7 7 (3.08%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.76%) Grafana
9 3 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.32%) Packer
9 3 (1.32%) Salt
10 2 (0.88%) Kibana
10 2 (0.88%) Marathon
10 2 (0.88%) SCCM
10 2 (0.88%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.44%) confd
11 1 (0.44%) Consul
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.44%) Suricata
Vendors
1 48 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.66%) Google
3 27 (11.89%) VMware
4 20 (8.81%) Oracle
5 17 (7.49%) Adobe
5 17 (7.49%) SAP
6 14 (6.17%) Red Hat
7 11 (4.85%) Atlassian
8 10 (4.41%) HP
9 8 (3.52%) Citrix
9 8 (3.52%) IBM
9 8 (3.52%) NetApp
10 7 (3.08%) EMC
11 5 (2.20%) Okta
11 5 (2.20%) Splunk
11 5 (2.20%) Symantec
12 4 (1.76%) Cisco
12 4 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.32%) Hitachi