Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 43 24
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +65
Contract jobs citing AWS 78 88 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.37% 4.65% 7.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.29% 25.51% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 88
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £481 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +15.94% +1.47%
10th Percentile £341 £363 £346
90th Percentile £588 £673 £579
South East median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £28.00 -

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 350 345 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 24.10% 18.23% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 197 186
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £433 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% -1.93% +3.76%
10th Percentile £256 £206 £303
90th Percentile £625 £675 £575
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.42% -34.48% +30.34%
10th Percentile £20.90 £18.50 £27.00
90th Percentile £34.20 £19.50 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +89.47% +15.15% -17.50%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Buckinghamshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Buckinghamshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor 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 21 September 2019. 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 +13 71 £488 -2.50% 25
High Wycombe -4 1 - - 3
AWS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 51 (65.38%) Azure
2 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.49%) Git (software)
4 19 (24.36%) Web Services
4 19 (24.36%) DevOps
5 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
5 17 (21.79%) Java
5 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
6 16 (20.51%) Red Hat
6 16 (20.51%) VMware
7 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (17.95%) Windows
8 14 (17.95%) Linux
9 13 (16.67%) SOAP
9 13 (16.67%) PaaS
10 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 12 (15.38%) Migration
10 12 (15.38%) Scrum
10 12 (15.38%) OpenShift
10 12 (15.38%) Ansible
10 12 (15.38%) Microservices
11 11 (14.10%) C#
11 11 (14.10%) Node.js
12 10 (12.82%) IaaS
12 10 (12.82%) JSON
12 10 (12.82%) HTML
12 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
12 10 (12.82%) React
12 10 (12.82%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (12.82%) Serverless

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 8 (10.26%) OpenStack
1 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.13%) Confluence
4 3 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.56%) Mule
5 2 (2.56%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (65.38%) Azure
2 13 (16.67%) PaaS
3 12 (15.38%) OpenShift
4 10 (12.82%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (12.82%) IaaS
4 10 (12.82%) Serverless
5 9 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (11.54%) Route 53
6 8 (10.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (10.26%) Amazon S3
6 8 (10.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (7.69%) CloudFront
8 5 (6.41%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (6.41%) SaaS
9 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (5.13%) npm
9 4 (5.13%) Office 365
10 3 (3.85%) GCP
11 2 (2.56%) Azure Stack
12 1 (1.28%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) WAN
2 5 (6.41%) DHCP
2 5 (6.41%) DNS
2 5 (6.41%) Internet
3 4 (5.13%) Firewall
4 3 (3.85%) LAN
5 2 (2.56%) BGP
5 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (2.56%) HTTP
5 2 (2.56%) Intranet
5 2 (2.56%) NX-OS
5 2 (2.56%) OSPF
5 2 (2.56%) SSL
5 2 (2.56%) Wireless
6 1 (1.28%) HSRP
6 1 (1.28%) Skype
6 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.28%) VLAN
6 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.13%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.56%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Git (software)
2 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.97%) JIRA
4 6 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 6 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.69%) Selenium
4 6 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 6 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.13%) Appium
5 4 (5.13%) GitLab
5 4 (5.13%) Grunt
5 4 (5.13%) webpack
6 3 (3.85%) Subversion
6 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.56%) JUnit
7 2 (2.56%) Mocha
7 2 (2.56%) Mockito
8 1 (1.28%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
2 5 (6.41%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) Architect
3 14 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.26%) AWS Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Azure Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.69%) AWS Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.85%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) Web Services
2 13 (16.67%) SOAP
3 11 (14.10%) Node.js
4 10 (12.82%) HTML
4 10 (12.82%) JSON
4 10 (12.82%) React
5 8 (10.26%) CSS
5 8 (10.26%) REST
6 7 (8.97%) .NET
7 6 (7.69%) .NET Core
7 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 6 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (7.69%) XML
7 6 (7.69%) YAML
8 5 (6.41%) Express
8 5 (6.41%) HTML5
8 5 (6.41%) Spring
9 4 (5.13%) jQuery
9 4 (5.13%) PhoneGap
9 4 (5.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) User Experience
3 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) DataPower
4 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.56%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) e-Health
5 1 (1.28%) EPoS
5 1 (1.28%) Online Games
5 1 (1.28%) SCADA
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Linux
1 14 (17.95%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.85%) AIX
4 3 (3.85%) Android
4 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) DevOps
3 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (15.38%) Microservices
4 12 (15.38%) Migration
4 12 (15.38%) Scrum
5 9 (11.54%) Open Source
5 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (11.54%) Release Management
6 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.69%) BDD
7 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.69%) Web Development
8 5 (6.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (6.41%) ITIL
8 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) Java
2 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.10%) C#
4 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.97%) SQL
6 6 (7.69%) ES6
7 5 (6.41%) Python
8 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.85%) Apple Swift
9 3 (3.85%) Java 8
10 2 (2.56%) C
10 2 (2.56%) Kotlin
10 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.56%) PHP
11 1 (1.28%) Groovy
11 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) MCSE
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Degree
3 4 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.56%) CCIE
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) CCNP
5 2 (2.56%) CISSP
5 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.56%) SSCP
5 2 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) COBIT
2 1 (1.28%) GDPR
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) Docker
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.85%) vCloud
3 3 (3.85%) VMware NSX
3 3 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Ansible
2 6 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.13%) Terraform
4 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.56%) Puppet
5 1 (1.28%) CASB
5 1 (1.28%) Grafana
5 1 (1.28%) Kibana
5 1 (1.28%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.51%) Red Hat
2 16 (20.51%) VMware
3 8 (10.26%) Cisco
3 8 (10.26%) IBM
4 7 (8.97%) F5
5 4 (5.13%) Google
6 3 (3.85%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.56%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.56%) hybris
7 2 (2.56%) Mirantis
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle
7 2 (2.56%) OutSystems
7 2 (2.56%) Planview
7 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) Splunk
7 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.28%) Dell
8 1 (1.28%) EMC
8 1 (1.28%) HP