Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 138 136
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 +41
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 17 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.40% 0.68% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.53% 3.32% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 11
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £480 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -8.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £419 £386 £320
90th Percentile £624 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +5.56%
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 1,108 814 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.03% 20.44% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 426 236
Berkshire median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £312 £313 £265
90th Percentile £625 £625 £556
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 7 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.69 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.45% +60.00% -36.26%
10th Percentile £19.50 £15.60 £10.35
90th Percentile £83.75 £26.90 £17.14
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £18.89 £15.75
% change year-on-year +85.28% +19.94% -19.68%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +1 10 £450 +12.50% 1
Newbury -14 2 - - 1
Bracknell -18 2 - - 1
Maidenhead +8 1 - -
Amazon EC2
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 17 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
3 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (64.71%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
4 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) TDD
5 8 (47.06%) Maven
5 8 (47.06%) JUnit
5 8 (47.06%) J2EE
5 8 (47.06%) Kanban
5 8 (47.06%) BDD
5 8 (47.06%) SonarQube
6 7 (41.18%) DbUnit
6 7 (41.18%) Mockito
6 7 (41.18%) vSphere
6 7 (41.18%) jMock
6 7 (41.18%) RESTful
6 7 (41.18%) PowerMock
6 7 (41.18%) Apache Camel
6 7 (41.18%) SOAP
6 7 (41.18%) VMware
7 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
7 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
7 6 (35.29%) REST
7 6 (35.29%) Open Source
8 5 (29.41%) Amazon S3
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure

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 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Jupyter
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon S3
2 5 (29.41%) CloudFront
3 4 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (23.53%) Serverless
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (17.65%) PaaS
4 3 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (11.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (11.76%) IaaS
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) Route 53
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
2 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (47.06%) JUnit
3 8 (47.06%) Maven
3 8 (47.06%) SonarQube
4 7 (41.18%) DbUnit
4 7 (41.18%) jMock
4 7 (41.18%) Mockito
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) Checkstyle
6 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.88%) Gradle
6 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) J2EE
3 7 (41.18%) Apache Camel
3 7 (41.18%) PowerMock
3 7 (41.18%) RESTful
3 7 (41.18%) SOAP
4 6 (35.29%) REST
5 5 (29.41%) Spring
5 5 (29.41%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) Kafka
7 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.76%) Java EE
7 2 (11.76%) Node.js
8 1 (5.88%) COM
8 1 (5.88%) JMS
8 1 (5.88%) JSF
8 1 (5.88%) LAMP
8 1 (5.88%) Middleware
8 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (5.88%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) BDD
3 8 (47.06%) Kanban
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (35.29%) Open Source
5 5 (29.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) Microservices
7 3 (17.65%) CRM
7 3 (17.65%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (11.76%) Data Ingestion
8 2 (11.76%) OO
9 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) SOA
9 1 (5.88%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Java 8
5 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) vSphere
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Docker
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) oVirt
5 1 (5.88%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 2 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com