Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 18 January 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 154 159
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 +18
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 32 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.77% 0.54% 0.025%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.44% 2.95% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 1
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £400 £340 £450
90th Percentile £575 £615 £500
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 930 747 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.52% 18.26% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 430 271
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £255
90th Percentile £615 £588 £595
South East median daily rate £475 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.30 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.59% -4.03% +24.34%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.98 £14.77
90th Percentile £46.50 £39.23 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.06
% change year-on-year +12.90% -9.14% +3.39%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Berkshire

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Berkshire

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in Berkshire

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Bracknell +12 25 £500 +11.11% 2
Reading -12 4 £438 +9.38%
Newbury +7 3 £400 -
Amazon EC2
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 32 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (87.50%) Serverless
3 25 (78.13%) AWS Lambda
4 24 (75.00%) Amazon S3
4 24 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 24 (75.00%) Java
4 24 (75.00%) Web Services
4 24 (75.00%) Maven
5 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (68.75%) IntelliJ
5 22 (68.75%) Adobe
5 22 (68.75%) Amazon SQS
5 22 (68.75%) CloudFront
5 22 (68.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 22 (68.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 22 (68.75%) React
5 22 (68.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 22 (68.75%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (68.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 22 (68.75%) Java 8
6 18 (56.25%) DevOps
7 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
7 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
7 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
9 12 (37.50%) CMS
9 12 (37.50%) JUnit
9 12 (37.50%) Kanban
9 12 (37.50%) JSR 170
9 12 (37.50%) JSON

Amazon EC2
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 22 (68.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 22 (68.75%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (37.50%) CMS
3 10 (31.25%) Apache Solr
3 10 (31.25%) Confluence
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 32 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (87.50%) Serverless
3 25 (78.13%) AWS Lambda
4 24 (75.00%) Amazon S3
5 22 (68.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 22 (68.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 22 (68.75%) Amazon SQS
5 22 (68.75%) CloudFront
6 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (9.38%) Azure Functions
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (9.38%) SaaS
7 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (6.25%) Route 53
7 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (3.13%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) IPsec
2 2 (6.25%) OpenVPN
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.25%) MariaDB
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 24 (75.00%) Maven
2 22 (68.75%) IntelliJ
3 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
4 12 (37.50%) JUnit
4 12 (37.50%) SonarQube
5 10 (31.25%) Checkstyle
5 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
5 10 (31.25%) Gradle
5 10 (31.25%) JIRA
5 10 (31.25%) Mercurial
6 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (6.25%) DbUnit
7 2 (6.25%) jMock
7 2 (6.25%) Mockito
7 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (15.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Backend Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) Web Services
2 22 (68.75%) React
3 12 (37.50%) JSON
3 12 (37.50%) JSR 170
4 11 (34.38%) Spring
5 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 10 (31.25%) JSF
5 10 (31.25%) REST
5 10 (31.25%) Spring MVC
5 10 (31.25%) Struts
6 3 (9.38%) Node.js
7 2 (6.25%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE
7 2 (6.25%) LAMP
7 2 (6.25%) PowerMock
7 2 (6.25%) RESTful
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) SAML
8 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) CentOS
5 2 (6.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) DevOps
3 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
4 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
5 12 (37.50%) BDD
5 12 (37.50%) Coaching
5 12 (37.50%) Kanban
5 12 (37.50%) Scrum
5 12 (37.50%) TDD
6 10 (31.25%) Content Management
6 10 (31.25%) Microservices
6 10 (31.25%) MVC
6 10 (31.25%) Pair Programming
6 10 (31.25%) SOA
6 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 10 (31.25%) User Stories
7 5 (15.63%) Release Management
7 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.38%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) Java 8
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.63%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Btrfs
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Kubernetes
2 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Terraform
3 3 (9.38%) Ansible
3 3 (9.38%) Packer
3 3 (9.38%) Salt
4 2 (6.25%) Consul
4 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Adobe
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) VMware