Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 160 174
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 +11
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 22 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.025% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.99% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70% +27.59%
10th Percentile £340 £450 £456
90th Percentile £615 £500 £469
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £410
% change year-on-year -10.00% +21.95% +9.33%
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 736 482 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.91% 12.17% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 263 210
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £313 £251 £248
90th Percentile £588 £599 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £423
% change year-on-year - +6.51% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.30 £18.03 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.03% +24.34% -63.75%
10th Percentile £12.98 £14.77 £11.00
90th Percentile £39.23 £28.75 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £17.28 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.30% +1.65% +25.93%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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
Bracknell - 8 £450 - 2
Reading +18 7 £400 -15.79% 2
Slough - 1 £600 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 22 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (59.09%) Amazon S3
2 13 (59.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) Java
6 8 (36.36%) DevOps
6 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 8 (36.36%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (36.36%) REST
7 7 (31.82%) Network Architecture
7 7 (31.82%) Apache Solr
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services
7 7 (31.82%) IntelliJ
7 7 (31.82%) Spring
7 7 (31.82%) JIRA
7 7 (31.82%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (31.82%) Serverless
8 6 (27.27%) React
8 6 (27.27%) SonarQube
8 6 (27.27%) Checkstyle
8 6 (27.27%) Content Management
8 6 (27.27%) Spring MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (27.27%) Kanban
8 6 (27.27%) JSF

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 7 (31.82%) Apache Solr
2 6 (27.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Confluence
2 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.55%) SAS
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (59.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 13 (59.09%) Amazon S3
3 11 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (36.36%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (31.82%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (31.82%) Serverless
6 6 (27.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 6 (27.27%) CloudFront
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (18.18%) Office 365
9 3 (13.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (9.09%) Route 53
11 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (4.55%) GitHub
11 1 (4.55%) IaaS
11 1 (4.55%) PaaS
11 1 (4.55%) SaaS
11 1 (4.55%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) HBase
4 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) IntelliJ
2 7 (31.82%) JIRA
3 6 (27.27%) Checkstyle
3 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 6 (27.27%) Gradle
3 6 (27.27%) JUnit
3 6 (27.27%) Maven
3 6 (27.27%) Mercurial
3 6 (27.27%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Composer
General
1 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) AWS Architect
3 5 (22.73%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Azure Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) REST
2 7 (31.82%) Spring
2 7 (31.82%) Web Services
3 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 6 (27.27%) JSF
3 6 (27.27%) React
3 6 (27.27%) Spring MVC
3 6 (27.27%) Struts
4 2 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (9.09%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.55%) WebCenter
5 1 (4.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Debian
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) DevOps
3 7 (31.82%) Network Architecture
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 6 (27.27%) Content Management
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) Kanban
4 6 (27.27%) Microservices
4 6 (27.27%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) SOA
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) User Stories
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
2 4 (18.18%) XenApp
2 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Adobe
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Zend
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO