Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 17 October 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 Web Services (AWS)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 20 86
Rank change year-on-year -24 +66 +39
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 78 194 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.30% 8.64% 1.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.92% 44.50% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 91 22
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £538 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +5.88% +37.10%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £265
90th Percentile £675 £575 £639
South East median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £40.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year -31.64% +17.02% +25.00%

Amazon 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 313 436 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.27% 19.42% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 175 74
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £438 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +4.48% +39.58%
10th Percentile £206 £315 £225
90th Percentile £654 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.72% +30.34% -14.42%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +6.06% -15.86% +22.56%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Buckinghamshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Buckinghamshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Buckinghamshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Milton Keynes -16 73 £538 +13.16% 14
High Wycombe - 1 - - 3
Amazon AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 37 (47.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (44.87%) DevOps
3 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.77%) Finance
5 23 (29.49%) Linux
5 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
5 23 (29.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 22 (28.21%) PaaS
7 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
7 20 (25.64%) Java
8 19 (24.36%) JIRA
9 18 (23.08%) Python
10 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
10 17 (21.79%) Red Hat
10 17 (21.79%) TDD
10 17 (21.79%) Confluence
11 14 (17.95%) OpenStack
12 13 (16.67%) OpenShift
12 13 (16.67%) IBM
12 13 (16.67%) .NET
12 13 (16.67%) Docker
13 12 (15.38%) Banking
13 12 (15.38%) IaaS
13 12 (15.38%) High Availability
13 12 (15.38%) Redis
13 12 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (15.38%) Selenium
14 11 (14.10%) Google
14 11 (14.10%) Ruby
14 11 (14.10%) Security Architecture

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 23 (29.49%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (21.79%) Confluence
3 14 (17.95%) OpenStack
4 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.85%) Apache
7 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.56%) IIS
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.28%) JBoss
8 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.28%) nginx
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 37 (47.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (28.21%) PaaS
3 13 (16.67%) OpenShift
4 12 (15.38%) IaaS
5 9 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (10.26%) SaaS
7 3 (3.85%) Heroku
7 3 (3.85%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.56%) Office 365
9 1 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.28%) GitHub
9 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) DNS
2 4 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (2.56%) DHCP
3 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.28%) HTTP
4 1 (1.28%) LAN
4 1 (1.28%) Network Security
4 1 (1.28%) SAN
4 1 (1.28%) SSL
4 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.28%) WAN
4 1 (1.28%) Wireless
4 1 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) Redis
2 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (11.54%) NuoDB
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) DB2
5 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.28%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) HBase
6 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.28%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.28%) QlikView
6 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
2 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
3 19 (24.36%) JIRA
4 12 (15.38%) Selenium
5 6 (7.69%) GitLab
6 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.85%) Appium
8 3 (3.85%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Legal
4 3 (3.85%) Automotive
4 3 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
2 16 (20.51%) Architect
3 15 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
8 7 (8.97%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Technical Architect
9 6 (7.69%) .NET Architect
9 6 (7.69%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
10 5 (6.41%) .NET Technical Architect
10 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) .NET
2 10 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (8.97%) Web Services
4 6 (7.69%) Spring
5 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.85%) LAMP
6 3 (3.85%) REST
6 3 (3.85%) SOAP
6 3 (3.85%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.56%) Middleware
8 1 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.28%) Angular 2
8 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.28%) J2EE
8 1 (1.28%) Kafka
8 1 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) New Media
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Windows
3 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Android
4 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.85%) Unix
6 2 (2.56%) Solaris
7 1 (1.28%) AIX
7 1 (1.28%) DC/OS
7 1 (1.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) DevOps
2 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.79%) TDD
4 12 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (15.38%) High Availability
5 11 (14.10%) Open Source
5 11 (14.10%) Security Architecture
5 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.82%) TOGAF
7 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 9 (11.54%) Scrum
8 8 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.97%) Pair Programming
10 6 (7.69%) Conceptual Models
10 6 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (7.69%) Microservices
11 5 (6.41%) Programme Delivery
11 5 (6.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) Java
2 18 (23.08%) Python
3 11 (14.10%) C#
3 11 (14.10%) Ruby
4 7 (8.97%) SQL
5 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.13%) Go
7 3 (3.85%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) HiveQL
9 1 (1.28%) Java 8
9 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) TOGAF Certification
2 6 (7.69%) CISSP
3 5 (6.41%) SSCP
4 1 (1.28%) CCNP
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) MCP
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) GDPR
2 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.28%) PMO
4 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Docker
2 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Ansible
1 11 (14.10%) Terraform
2 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.28%) Kibana
3 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
1 17 (21.79%) Red Hat
2 13 (16.67%) IBM
3 11 (14.10%) Google
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle
4 4 (5.13%) SAP
4 4 (5.13%) VMware
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.56%) F5
6 2 (2.56%) Nokia
6 2 (2.56%) Tableau
7 1 (1.28%) ATG
7 1 (1.28%) Demandware
7 1 (1.28%) hybris
7 1 (1.28%) Informatica
7 1 (1.28%) Meraki
7 1 (1.28%) Splunk
7 1 (1.28%) Talend