Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -17 +2 +28
Contract jobs citing AWS 90 242 235
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.45% 5.92% 5.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.57% 22.02% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 159 117
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £391 £390 £325
90th Percentile £588 £625 £575
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £57.50 £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +38.55% +18.57% -17.65%

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 543 1,099 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.85% 26.90% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 647 442
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +3.75%
10th Percentile £200 £322 £313
90th Percentile £650 £619 £625
South East median daily rate £470 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +1.62% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £45.32 £19.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.87% +137.82% +27.03%
10th Percentile £16.50 £19.25 £14.98
90th Percentile £35.00 £83.75 £21.59
Median hourly rate £20.00 £34.50 £18.11
% change year-on-year -42.03% +90.50% +9.76%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Berkshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Berkshire

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Berkshire

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 AWS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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 -15 37 £500 +5.26% 13
Bracknell +10 12 £588 +14.63% 2
Newbury -23 9 £450 -10.00% 2
Maidenhead +15 7 £400 -3.03% 8
Slough +8 3 £478 +19.38% 1
AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 AWS.

1 40 (44.44%) Azure
2 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (32.22%) DevOps
4 28 (31.11%) Java
5 21 (23.33%) Python
6 18 (20.00%) Web Services
6 18 (20.00%) Microservices
7 16 (17.78%) Serverless
7 16 (17.78%) Amazon S3
8 14 (15.56%) GCP
8 14 (15.56%) Docker
8 14 (15.56%) Kubernetes
8 14 (15.56%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (14.44%) Big Data
10 12 (13.33%) Apache Spark
10 12 (13.33%) Spring Boot
10 12 (13.33%) Terraform
10 12 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (13.33%) Linux
10 12 (13.33%) Scrum
11 11 (12.22%) Telecoms
11 11 (12.22%) Google
11 11 (12.22%) Ansible
12 10 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (11.11%) Spring
12 10 (11.11%) RESTful
12 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
13 9 (10.00%) Java 8
14 8 (8.89%) Amazon ElastiCache

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 12 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 7 (7.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (7.78%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.56%) CMS
4 4 (4.44%) Apache
4 4 (4.44%) Headless CMS
5 2 (2.22%) Confluence
6 1 (1.11%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.11%) SugarCRM
6 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (44.44%) Azure
2 16 (17.78%) Amazon S3
2 16 (17.78%) Serverless
3 14 (15.56%) AWS Lambda
3 14 (15.56%) GCP
4 12 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (8.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (8.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 8 (8.89%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (8.89%) CloudFront
6 5 (5.56%) SaaS
7 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.33%) IaaS
7 3 (3.33%) PaaS
7 3 (3.33%) Power Platform
8 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.11%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) 4G
1 2 (2.22%) 5G
1 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.22%) FCAPS
1 2 (2.22%) Firewall
1 2 (2.22%) MPLS
1 2 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (2.22%) Skype
1 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (1.11%) ADSL
2 1 (1.11%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.11%) BGP
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) H.323
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) ISDN
2 1 (1.11%) NAS
2 1 (1.11%) SAN
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) Big Data
2 10 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (8.89%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (7.78%) Data Lake
5 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.33%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (3.33%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.33%) Power BI
7 3 (3.33%) QlikView
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.11%) HBase
9 1 (1.11%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.11%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.67%) Maven
3 5 (5.56%) ERwin
4 4 (4.44%) IntelliJ
4 4 (4.44%) JIRA
5 3 (3.33%) Gradle
6 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.22%) JUnit
6 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.11%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.11%) jMock
7 1 (1.11%) Mockito
7 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.11%) Subversion
7 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (12.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Developer
2 23 (25.56%) Architect
3 12 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.89%) AWS Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Data Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.56%) AWS Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Digital Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) Web Services
2 12 (13.33%) Spring Boot
3 10 (11.11%) RESTful
3 10 (11.11%) Spring
4 6 (6.67%) .NET
5 4 (4.44%) Node.js
5 4 (4.44%) REST
6 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.33%) Apache NiFi
6 3 (3.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.33%) Kafka
6 3 (3.33%) React
7 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.22%) CSS
7 2 (2.22%) CSS3
7 2 (2.22%) Django
7 2 (2.22%) Flask
7 2 (2.22%) JSON
7 2 (2.22%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.11%) DataPower
5 1 (1.11%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Life Science
5 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) CentOS
3 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.22%) DevOps
3 18 (20.00%) Microservices
4 12 (13.33%) Scrum
5 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.78%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.78%) ETL
6 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.67%) Machine Learning
6 6 (6.67%) Migration
6 6 (6.67%) OO
6 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.67%) TDD
6 6 (6.67%) Visualisation
7 5 (5.56%) Analytics
7 5 (5.56%) Data Management
7 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.56%) OOP
7 5 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) Java
2 21 (23.33%) Python
3 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.00%) Java 8
5 8 (8.89%) Scala
6 6 (6.67%) C#
7 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.44%) Ruby
8 3 (3.33%) SQL
9 2 (2.22%) Perl
9 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.11%) C
10 1 (1.11%) PHP
10 1 (1.11%) R
10 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.22%) CCNA
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.11%) APMP
5 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) CCIP
5 1 (1.11%) CCNP
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) PMO
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) Docker
2 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) HDFS
4 1 (1.11%) Kamailio
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.11%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
4 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) Kubernetes
2 12 (13.33%) Terraform
3 11 (12.22%) Ansible
4 6 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.67%) Puppet
5 1 (1.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Google
2 7 (7.78%) Adobe
2 7 (7.78%) Informatica
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle
3 5 (5.56%) VMware
4 4 (4.44%) Talend
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco
5 3 (3.33%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.33%) Tableau
6 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.11%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (1.11%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.11%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.11%) Symantec
7 1 (1.11%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.11%) Workday