Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 55 79
Rank change year-on-year +27 +24 +17
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 73 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.94% 2.83% 1.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.66% 15.79% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 27 17
Reading median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £331 £315 £383
90th Percentile £645 £573 £650
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
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 337 228 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.82% 17.90% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 130 74
Reading median daily rate £450 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.15% +7.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 4
Reading median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% -26.06% -29.96%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.25 £14.74
90th Percentile £19.38 £34.03 £20.42
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.03
% change year-on-year +42.86% -22.35% +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 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 36 (49.32%) DevOps
2 32 (43.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
4 19 (26.03%) Linux
4 19 (26.03%) Python
4 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.66%) Java
6 17 (23.29%) Web Services
7 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
8 14 (19.18%) Ansible
8 14 (19.18%) Terraform
9 12 (16.44%) Public Cloud
9 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
9 12 (16.44%) Bash Shell
9 12 (16.44%) Red Hat
10 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
10 11 (15.07%) Puppet
10 11 (15.07%) CentOS
11 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
11 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.70%) SaaS
11 10 (13.70%) PaaS
11 10 (13.70%) Docker
11 10 (13.70%) Microservices
11 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
12 9 (12.33%) .NET
12 9 (12.33%) IaaS
12 9 (12.33%) Splunk
13 8 (10.96%) Kubernetes
13 8 (10.96%) AngularJS

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 6 (8.22%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (43.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.70%) PaaS
2 10 (13.70%) SaaS
3 9 (12.33%) IaaS
4 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.48%) GitHub
6 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.74%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.74%) Datadog
7 2 (2.74%) Route 53
7 2 (2.74%) Serverless
7 2 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.37%) npm
8 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
1 3 (4.11%) WAN
2 2 (2.74%) BGP
2 2 (2.74%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.74%) IPsec
2 2 (2.74%) MPLS
2 2 (2.74%) OpenVPN
2 2 (2.74%) OSPF
2 2 (2.74%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.74%) SSL
2 2 (2.74%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.37%) LTE
3 1 (1.37%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) Skype
3 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (2.74%) Big Data
3 2 (2.74%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (6.85%) Maven
5 3 (4.11%) JMeter
5 3 (4.11%) JUnit
5 3 (4.11%) Mockito
5 3 (4.11%) Selenium
5 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.74%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.74%) Hudson
6 2 (2.74%) JIRA
6 2 (2.74%) jMock
6 2 (2.74%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.37%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.37%) Codeship
7 1 (1.37%) Gatling
7 1 (1.37%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Back Office
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Architect
2 18 (24.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (9.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) Web Services
2 9 (12.33%) .NET
3 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (5.48%) Node.js
5 4 (5.48%) RESTful
5 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (4.11%) jQuery
6 3 (4.11%) Play Framework
6 3 (4.11%) Spring
6 3 (4.11%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.74%) CSS
7 2 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.74%) HTML
7 2 (2.74%) J2EE
7 2 (2.74%) LAMP
7 2 (2.74%) WCF
7 2 (2.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) BBC
5 1 (1.37%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.37%) CMDB
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Linux
2 11 (15.07%) CentOS
3 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Fedora
4 2 (2.74%) Windows
5 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.37%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) DevOps
2 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
3 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (13.70%) Microservices
4 8 (10.96%) Migration
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (9.59%) IT Strategy
6 6 (8.22%) Active Listening
6 6 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (8.22%) Scrum
6 6 (8.22%) TDD
7 5 (6.85%) MVC
7 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.85%) User Stories
7 5 (6.85%) Web Development
8 4 (5.48%) BDD
8 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) Python
2 18 (24.66%) Java
3 12 (16.44%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.85%) C#
4 5 (6.85%) SQL
5 4 (5.48%) Go
5 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.48%) Perl
6 3 (4.11%) C++
6 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.11%) Scala
7 2 (2.74%) C
7 2 (2.74%) Groovy
7 2 (2.74%) PHP
7 2 (2.74%) Ruby
8 1 (1.37%) Java 8
8 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (2.74%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) GDPR
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Docker
2 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Btrfs
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) KVM
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) Ansible
1 14 (19.18%) Terraform
2 11 (15.07%) Puppet
3 8 (10.96%) Kubernetes
4 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.85%) Nagios
5 5 (6.85%) SCOM
6 2 (2.74%) Consul
6 2 (2.74%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.74%) Packer
7 1 (1.37%) Grafana
7 1 (1.37%) Kibana
7 1 (1.37%) Netcool
7 1 (1.37%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (1.37%) OpenView
7 1 (1.37%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.37%) Salt
7 1 (1.37%) Suricata
7 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Red Hat
2 9 (12.33%) Splunk
3 7 (9.59%) Google
3 7 (9.59%) VMware
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco
5 3 (4.11%) Juniper
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.74%) F5
6 2 (2.74%) Mirantis
7 1 (1.37%) BMC
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Mitel
7 1 (1.37%) New Relic
7 1 (1.37%) Nokia
7 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.37%) Qualys
7 1 (1.37%) Remedy
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com