Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 5 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 40 34
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +15
Contract jobs citing AWS 39 74 114
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.04% 4.99% 5.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.32% 23.05% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 50
Median daily rate £463 £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -4.52% +17.06%
10th Percentile £375 £380 £399
90th Percentile £515 £588 £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 £48.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.80% +38.29% -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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 133 321 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.18% 21.63% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 207 205
Median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £297 £213 £224
90th Percentile £566 £638 £595
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Median hourly rate £16.63 £34.00 £16.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.10% +101.51% -41.82%
10th Percentile £16.09 £27.85 £14.56
90th Percentile £23.55 £50.40 £19.09
Median hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £18.11
% change year-on-year -41.18% +87.74% +8.12%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Buckinghamshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Daily rate trend for AWS in Buckinghamshire

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Buckinghamshire

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 AWS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 5 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
Milton Keynes +4 29 £425 -10.53% 7
High Wycombe +8 1 £525 -
AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for AWS.

1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Migration
2 15 (38.46%) Azure
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Python
3 9 (23.08%) Requirements Gathering
4 8 (20.51%) Middleware
5 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
5 7 (17.95%) DevOps
6 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.38%) Terraform
6 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.82%) .NET
7 5 (12.82%) ETL
7 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) VMware
7 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
7 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.26%) Ansible
8 4 (10.26%) Docker
8 4 (10.26%) Analytics
8 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
8 4 (10.26%) ETL Development
8 4 (10.26%) Automotive
8 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) Snowflake Schema

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 1 (2.56%) Confluence
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.69%) GCP
2 3 (7.69%) Power Platform
2 3 (7.69%) Serverless
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) PaaS
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DMZ
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
1 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.26%) MySQL
1 4 (10.26%) Snowflake Schema
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.69%) Power BI
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) PolyBase
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) Semantic Layer
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.56%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.56%) Grunt
5 1 (2.56%) Mocha
5 1 (2.56%) Spinnaker
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 4 (10.26%) Automotive
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Business Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Digital Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Migration Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Middleware Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Middleware
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Core
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (5.13%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) REST
3 2 (5.13%) RESTful
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Express
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) NumPy
4 1 (2.56%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.56%) Sass
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) FMCG
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) AIX
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) HPUX
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Migration
3 9 (23.08%) Requirements Gathering
4 7 (17.95%) DevOps
5 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (15.38%) Project Management
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 5 (12.82%) ETL
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Analytics
7 4 (10.26%) ETL Development
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.69%) Open Source
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Python
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.56%) ES6
5 1 (2.56%) Java 8
5 1 (2.56%) Kotlin
5 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.56%) R
5 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) AWS Certification
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Docker
3 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) UAG
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Terraform
2 4 (10.26%) Ansible
3 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) VMware
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) F5
4 2 (5.13%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Brocade
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) CommVault
5 1 (2.56%) Epicor
5 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.56%) Infor
5 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee
5 1 (2.56%) Sage
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) SYSPRO
5 1 (2.56%) Talend
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas