Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 150 175
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25 +3
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 35 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.86% 0.32% 0.023%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.24% 2.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 1
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +2.70%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £463
90th Percentile £569 £640 £488
South East median daily rate £500 £439 £475
% change year-on-year +13.96% -7.63% +46.15%
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 826 611 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.28% 15.16% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 349 269
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £250
90th Percentile £602 £576 £602
South East median daily rate £453 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +6.47% -2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -26.32% +31.03%
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £25.00 £38.35 £20.42
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -13.16% +18.75%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +16 25 £500 +5.26% 4
Reading -9 5 £419 -20.24% 2
Newbury - 5 £400 -
Amazon EC2
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 35 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (88.57%) Serverless
3 25 (71.43%) DevOps
4 24 (68.57%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (57.14%) Amazon S3
5 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 20 (57.14%) Java
5 20 (57.14%) Web Services
5 20 (57.14%) Maven
6 19 (54.29%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (51.43%) IntelliJ
7 18 (51.43%) Adobe
7 18 (51.43%) Amazon SQS
7 18 (51.43%) CloudFront
7 18 (51.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 18 (51.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 18 (51.43%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (51.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 18 (51.43%) Docker
7 18 (51.43%) React
7 18 (51.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (51.43%) Java 8
8 16 (45.71%) Jenkins
9 13 (37.14%) Kubernetes
9 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
9 13 (37.14%) Linux
10 12 (34.29%) JUnit
10 12 (34.29%) TDD
10 12 (34.29%) Scrum

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 18 (51.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 18 (51.43%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (28.57%) Apache Solr
2 10 (28.57%) Confluence
3 8 (22.86%) CMS
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 35 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (88.57%) Serverless
3 24 (68.57%) AWS Lambda
4 20 (57.14%) Amazon S3
5 18 (51.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 18 (51.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 18 (51.43%) Amazon SQS
5 18 (51.43%) CloudFront
6 7 (20.00%) Azure Functions
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (20.00%) SaaS
7 6 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (14.29%) GitHub
9 3 (8.57%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (5.71%) Route 53
10 2 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) VPN
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) IPsec
3 2 (5.71%) OpenVPN
3 2 (5.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (14.29%) Cosmos DB
2 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 20 (57.14%) Maven
2 18 (51.43%) IntelliJ
3 16 (45.71%) Jenkins
4 12 (34.29%) JUnit
4 12 (34.29%) SonarQube
5 10 (28.57%) Checkstyle
5 10 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 10 (28.57%) Gradle
5 10 (28.57%) JIRA
5 10 (28.57%) Mercurial
6 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.71%) DbUnit
8 2 (5.71%) jMock
8 2 (5.71%) Mockito
8 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Developer
3 8 (22.86%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (22.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Backend Developer
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) Web Services
2 18 (51.43%) React
3 11 (31.43%) Spring
4 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 10 (28.57%) JSF
4 10 (28.57%) REST
4 10 (28.57%) Spring MVC
4 10 (28.57%) Struts
5 8 (22.86%) JSON
5 8 (22.86%) JSR 170
6 6 (17.14%) Node.js
7 5 (14.29%) SAML
8 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
8 2 (5.71%) J2EE
8 2 (5.71%) LAMP
8 2 (5.71%) PowerMock
8 2 (5.71%) RESTful
8 2 (5.71%) SOAP
9 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.14%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) DevOps
2 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (34.29%) BDD
3 12 (34.29%) Kanban
3 12 (34.29%) Scrum
3 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
3 12 (34.29%) TDD
4 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
5 10 (28.57%) Content Management
5 10 (28.57%) Microservices
5 10 (28.57%) MVC
5 10 (28.57%) Pair Programming
5 10 (28.57%) SOA
5 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 10 (28.57%) User Stories
6 8 (22.86%) Coaching
7 7 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (20.00%) Logistics
8 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) Java 8
3 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
4 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.86%) Python
6 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Docker
2 5 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.71%) Btrfs
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Kubernetes
2 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (31.43%) Puppet
2 11 (31.43%) Terraform
3 6 (17.14%) Ansible
3 6 (17.14%) Packer
3 6 (17.14%) Salt
4 5 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (5.71%) Consul
5 2 (5.71%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Adobe
2 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) VMware