Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 47 86
Rank change year-on-year +2 +39 +14
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 48 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.53% 3.13% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.29% 24.22% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 29
Reading median daily rate £500 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +20.59% -5.56%
10th Percentile £323 £407 £330
90th Percentile £631 £575 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 314 161 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.07% 12.92% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 82 166
Reading median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £313 £205 £220
90th Percentile £631 £549 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Reading median hourly rate £12.65 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.67% -23.51% +35.24%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.80 £16.84
90th Percentile £13.46 £16.07 £20.42
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +20.73% -23.51% +35.24%

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 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 19 (39.58%) DevOps
2 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) Linux
5 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (22.92%) Ansible
6 11 (22.92%) Docker
6 11 (22.92%) Web Services
7 10 (20.83%) Python
8 9 (18.75%) Puppet
8 9 (18.75%) Terraform
9 8 (16.67%) PHP
10 7 (14.58%) Java
10 7 (14.58%) MySQL
10 7 (14.58%) MVC
10 7 (14.58%) Kubernetes
10 7 (14.58%) SaaS
11 6 (12.50%) PaaS
11 6 (12.50%) IaaS
11 6 (12.50%) LAMP
12 5 (10.42%) jQuery
12 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
12 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.42%) ITIL
12 5 (10.42%) GitHub
12 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
12 5 (10.42%) Amazon EC2

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 4 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) nginx
2 3 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.58%) SaaS
3 6 (12.50%) IaaS
3 6 (12.50%) PaaS
4 5 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (10.42%) GitHub
5 4 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.25%) HP Helion
7 2 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
7 2 (4.17%) Serverless
8 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (2.08%) Route 53
8 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) VPN
1 4 (8.33%) WAN
2 3 (6.25%) Network Security
2 3 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.08%) BGP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.17%) Hudson
3 2 (4.17%) JMeter
3 2 (4.17%) Selenium
3 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Architect
2 11 (22.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Web Services
2 6 (12.50%) LAMP
3 5 (10.42%) jQuery
3 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
4 4 (8.33%) CSS
4 4 (8.33%) HTML
5 3 (6.25%) .NET
5 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.25%) JSON
6 2 (4.17%) Ajax
6 2 (4.17%) CSS3
6 2 (4.17%) Google Maps API
6 2 (4.17%) Laravel
6 2 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (4.17%) Node.js
6 2 (4.17%) RESTful
6 2 (4.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Robotics
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) CentOS
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Debian
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) DevOps
2 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) MVC
4 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.25%) Analytics
6 3 (6.25%) Bimodal
6 3 (6.25%) Microservices
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) OO
6 3 (6.25%) Open Source
6 3 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Python
2 8 (16.67%) PHP
3 7 (14.58%) Java
4 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (6.25%) C#
6 3 (6.25%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (4.17%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) Go
8 1 (2.08%) Groovy
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) MCP
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.08%) GCP
1 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Ansible
1 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.75%) Puppet
2 9 (18.75%) Terraform
3 7 (14.58%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.17%) Packer
4 2 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.25%) Mirantis
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
3 2 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Twitter
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) Zend
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.08%) Capita
4 1 (2.08%) hybris
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Mercator
4 1 (2.08%) New Relic
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata