Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 37 51
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14 +39
Contract jobs citing AWS 86 67 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.21% 4.52% 3.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.23% 19.25% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 30
Reading median daily rate £500 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +10.81%
10th Percentile £397 £363 £319
90th Percentile £714 £638 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £498 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.74% +11.76% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 405 348 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 29.26% 23.50% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 213 109
Reading median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £313
90th Percentile £638 £638 £553
Berkshire median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 2 12
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +346.15% +8.33% -23.51%
10th Percentile £23.50 £12.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £19.38 £37.84
Berkshire median hourly rate £48.00 £20.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +140.00% +60.00% -36.26%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Reading

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Reading

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Reading over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for AWS.

1 60 (69.77%) Azure
2 38 (44.19%) Linux
3 34 (39.53%) Python
4 29 (33.72%) GCP
5 28 (32.56%) DevOps
6 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
6 24 (27.91%) Google
7 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (23.26%) Ansible
9 19 (22.09%) PaaS
9 19 (22.09%) IaaS
10 18 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (20.93%) Red Hat
10 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
11 17 (19.77%) Windows
11 17 (19.77%) TDD
11 17 (19.77%) Docker
12 16 (18.60%) Kubernetes
12 16 (18.60%) C#
12 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
13 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (16.28%) Web Services
14 13 (15.12%) Java
14 13 (15.12%) SQL
14 13 (15.12%) VMware
14 13 (15.12%) Test Automation
14 13 (15.12%) Public Cloud
15 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
15 12 (13.95%) Bash Shell
15 12 (13.95%) Puppet

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 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.49%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
3 2 (2.33%) nginx
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) Mule
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 60 (69.77%) Azure
2 29 (33.72%) GCP
3 19 (22.09%) IaaS
3 19 (22.09%) PaaS
4 11 (12.79%) SaaS
5 8 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (9.30%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.49%) Serverless
7 2 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.33%) Datadog
7 2 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.33%) Office 365
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.16%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.16%) Heroku
8 1 (1.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) H.323
1 7 (8.14%) Skype
2 6 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (3.49%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.33%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.16%) Big Data
6 1 (1.16%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.98%) jMock
3 6 (6.98%) JUnit
3 6 (6.98%) Maven
3 6 (6.98%) Mockito
3 6 (6.98%) SonarQube
4 5 (5.81%) DbUnit
5 4 (4.65%) GitLab
5 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.33%) JIRA
7 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.16%) JMeter
8 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Billing
2 4 (4.65%) Marketing
2 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Electronics
3 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.33%) French Language
4 2 (2.33%) German Language
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) Developer
3 12 (13.95%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Architect
4 10 (11.63%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.49%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) Web Services
2 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
3 8 (9.30%) .NET
3 8 (9.30%) RESTful
4 7 (8.14%) WebRTC
5 6 (6.98%) Apache Camel
5 6 (6.98%) J2EE
5 6 (6.98%) Middleware
5 6 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (6.98%) PowerMock
5 6 (6.98%) SOAP
5 6 (6.98%) Spring
6 5 (5.81%) React
7 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.65%) REST
8 3 (3.49%) CSS
8 3 (3.49%) Java EE
8 3 (3.49%) Kafka
8 3 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.14%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (6.98%) DataPower
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.19%) Linux
2 18 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (19.77%) Windows
4 12 (13.95%) Unix
5 7 (8.14%) Android
5 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
5 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.98%) AIX
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) DevOps
2 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.77%) TDD
4 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (15.12%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.63%) High Availability
7 9 (10.47%) Scrum
8 8 (9.30%) OO
8 8 (9.30%) TOGAF
8 8 (9.30%) Web Development
9 7 (8.14%) Android Development
9 7 (8.14%) BDD
9 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
9 7 (8.14%) Data Protection
9 7 (8.14%) iOS Development
9 7 (8.14%) Microservices
9 7 (8.14%) Migration
9 7 (8.14%) OOP
10 6 (6.98%) Network Design
10 6 (6.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.53%) Python
2 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.60%) C#
4 13 (15.12%) Java
4 13 (15.12%) SQL
5 12 (13.95%) Bash Shell
6 11 (12.79%) Ruby
7 7 (8.14%) C
7 7 (8.14%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.49%) PHP
8 3 (3.49%) R
9 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.16%) Go
10 1 (1.16%) Java 8
10 1 (1.16%) Korn
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.16%) VB
10 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) CEH
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.49%) CISM
4 3 (3.49%) CISSP
4 3 (3.49%) SANS
5 2 (2.33%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.33%) CCIE
5 2 (2.33%) CCNA
5 2 (2.33%) CCNP
5 2 (2.33%) MCP
5 2 (2.33%) MCSE
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 17 (19.77%) Docker
2 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (6.98%) XenApp
4 5 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.81%) vSphere
5 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.33%) LXC
5 2 (2.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (23.26%) Ansible
2 16 (18.60%) Kubernetes
3 12 (13.95%) Puppet
4 10 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (9.30%) Salt
5 8 (9.30%) Terraform
6 6 (6.98%) Data Guard
7 3 (3.49%) Marathon
7 3 (3.49%) Mesos
8 2 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.33%) Packer
9 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) Google
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.93%) Red Hat
3 13 (15.12%) VMware
4 12 (13.95%) Oracle
5 7 (8.14%) Citrix
5 7 (8.14%) SaltStack
6 6 (6.98%) IBM
6 6 (6.98%) SAP
7 5 (5.81%) CyberArk
8 3 (3.49%) Cisco
8 3 (3.49%) Splunk
9 2 (2.33%) New Relic
9 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.16%) Informatica
10 1 (1.16%) Mercator
10 1 (1.16%) Talend