Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 January 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 46 84
Rank change year-on-year +11 +38 -16
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 71 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.73% 3.43% 1.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.11% 16.80% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 15
Reading median daily rate £500 £464 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.82% +3.06% +0.56%
10th Percentile £358 £319 £390
90th Percentile £625 £575 £650
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £469
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 392 256 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.12% 20.41% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 160 74
Reading median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £363 £318 £213
90th Percentile £616 £589 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Reading median hourly rate £50.00 £16.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.07% -2.63% -21.84%
10th Percentile £19.00 £13.43 £13.70
90th Percentile £54.00 £39.75 £19.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.30 £18.03
% change year-on-year +15.59% -4.03% +24.34%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Reading

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Reading

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Reading over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 43 (60.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (43.66%) DevOps
3 25 (35.21%) Jenkins
4 22 (30.99%) Linux
4 22 (30.99%) Python
5 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
6 18 (25.35%) Public Cloud
7 17 (23.94%) Docker
8 16 (22.54%) Web Services
8 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (21.13%) Kubernetes
9 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
10 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
10 14 (19.72%) PaaS
10 14 (19.72%) IaaS
10 14 (19.72%) IT Strategy
10 14 (19.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 13 (18.31%) TDD
11 13 (18.31%) Java
12 12 (16.90%) Google
12 12 (16.90%) Node.js
12 12 (16.90%) Terraform
13 11 (15.49%) Active Listening
13 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
13 11 (15.49%) Red Hat
14 10 (14.08%) Ansible
14 10 (14.08%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (14.08%) CentOS
15 9 (12.68%) Splunk
15 9 (12.68%) Bash Shell

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.63%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 43 (60.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (19.72%) IaaS
2 14 (19.72%) PaaS
3 8 (11.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.63%) SaaS
5 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.82%) Datadog
6 2 (2.82%) GitHub
6 2 (2.82%) Route 53
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.41%) npm
7 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
1 2 (2.82%) IPsec
1 2 (2.82%) OpenVPN
1 2 (2.82%) SSL
1 2 (2.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) 5G
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.41%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Big Data
2 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (2.82%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Power BI
4 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (35.21%) Jenkins
2 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (7.04%) Maven
5 3 (4.23%) JUnit
5 3 (4.23%) Mockito
5 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.23%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.82%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.82%) jMock
6 2 (2.82%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.41%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.41%) Codeship
7 1 (1.41%) Gatling
7 1 (1.41%) JMeter
7 1 (1.41%) NUnit
7 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.63%) Electronics
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.23%) Billing
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Cloud Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) AWS Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (11.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) WebOps Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (4.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Python Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) Web Services
2 12 (16.90%) Node.js
3 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
4 7 (9.86%) .NET
5 6 (8.45%) REST
5 6 (8.45%) RESTful
6 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (7.04%) Spring
7 4 (5.63%) CSS
7 4 (5.63%) HTML
7 4 (5.63%) React
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Core
8 3 (4.23%) Kafka
8 3 (4.23%) Play Framework
8 3 (4.23%) Spring Boot
8 3 (4.23%) Spring Cloud
9 2 (2.82%) Akka
9 2 (2.82%) Apache Camel
9 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.82%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Native
2 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.82%) Linked Data
2 2 (2.82%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) DataPower
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.41%) NHS
3 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) CentOS
3 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.04%) Windows
5 2 (2.82%) Fedora
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.41%) AIX
6 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) DevOps
2 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (19.72%) IT Strategy
4 13 (18.31%) TDD
5 11 (15.49%) Active Listening
6 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.27%) Microservices
8 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.63%) BDD
9 4 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (5.63%) Kanban
9 4 (5.63%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.63%) Scrum
9 4 (5.63%) Server Management
9 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.63%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) Python
2 13 (18.31%) Java
3 9 (12.68%) Bash Shell
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.04%) C#
6 4 (5.63%) SQL
7 3 (4.23%) Go
7 3 (4.23%) Java 8
7 3 (4.23%) Scala
8 2 (2.82%) C
8 2 (2.82%) Groovy
8 2 (2.82%) Perl
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) GDPR
1 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Docker
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Btrfs
3 2 (2.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) KVM
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.41%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) Kubernetes
2 12 (16.90%) Terraform
3 10 (14.08%) Ansible
4 9 (12.68%) Puppet
5 6 (8.45%) Nagios
6 5 (7.04%) SCOM
7 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.82%) Consul
8 2 (2.82%) Grafana
8 2 (2.82%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.41%) confd
9 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.41%) Graphite
9 1 (1.41%) Packer
9 1 (1.41%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.41%) Suricata
9 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Google
2 11 (15.49%) Red Hat
3 9 (12.68%) Splunk
4 4 (5.63%) SAP
4 4 (5.63%) VMware
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) MKS
7 1 (1.41%) New Relic
7 1 (1.41%) Qualys
7 1 (1.41%) Tripwire