Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 25 September 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 50 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 56 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.41% 3.27% 2.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.18% 28.22% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 27
Hertfordshire median daily rate £488 £470 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% -6.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £319 £413 £413
90th Percentile £593 £575 £600
East of England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 206 163 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.55% 11.59% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 94 78
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £155 £184 £205
90th Percentile £578 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.00 - £15.50
10th Percentile £15.60 - £12.00
90th Percentile £56.25 - £17.60
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year -57.06% +158.73% -52.63%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Hertfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Hertfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Hertfordshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Watford +6 22 £475 -9.52% 10
St Albans - 10 £475 - 8
Welwyn Garden City -11 6 £538 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £475 -
Rickmansworth -10 5 £390 -25.71% 1
Hatfield 0 1 - - 9
Royston - 1 - -
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 32 (57.14%) Java
2 25 (44.64%) Web Services
2 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) DevOps
4 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 15 (26.79%) HTML
6 14 (25.00%) CSS
6 14 (25.00%) Spring
6 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (23.21%) HTML5
7 13 (23.21%) BDD
7 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
7 13 (23.21%) TDD
7 13 (23.21%) Java 8
8 12 (21.43%) Microservices
9 11 (19.64%) Docker
9 11 (19.64%) Linux
10 10 (17.86%) .NET
10 10 (17.86%) Python
10 10 (17.86%) Scrum
10 10 (17.86%) MVC
10 10 (17.86%) Kanban
11 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
11 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
11 9 (16.07%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (16.07%) Windows
12 8 (14.29%) SOAP
12 8 (14.29%) C#

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 9 (16.07%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (12.50%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 4 (7.14%) Confluence
3 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.57%) nginx
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (7.14%) IaaS
4 4 (7.14%) PaaS
4 4 (7.14%) SaaS
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (5.36%) GitHub
5 3 (5.36%) Heroku
6 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.79%) G Suite
7 1 (1.79%) Office 365
7 1 (1.79%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Wireless
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) FTP
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) SSL
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) OSPF
3 1 (1.79%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.93%) Big Data
2 5 (8.93%) Sybase ASE
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon Athena
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) Power BI
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
1 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.50%) gulp
3 5 (8.93%) JIRA
4 4 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 4 (7.14%) Gradle
4 4 (7.14%) Grunt
4 4 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 4 (7.14%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.36%) GitLab
5 3 (5.36%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (5.36%) Spock
6 2 (3.57%) Gatling
6 2 (3.57%) Geb
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.79%) JMeter
7 1 (1.79%) jMock
7 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
1 4 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Developer
2 18 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 11 (19.64%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Architect
5 9 (16.07%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (10.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Azure Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Angular Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Data Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Data Scientist
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Data Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Data Scientist
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) Web Services
2 15 (26.79%) HTML
3 14 (25.00%) CSS
3 14 (25.00%) Spring
4 13 (23.21%) HTML5
5 10 (17.86%) .NET
6 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
7 8 (14.29%) SOAP
8 7 (12.50%) Dropwizard
8 7 (12.50%) Spring Boot
9 6 (10.71%) REST
9 6 (10.71%) XML
10 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
10 4 (7.14%) Hystrix
10 4 (7.14%) J2EE
10 4 (7.14%) JSON
10 4 (7.14%) React
10 4 (7.14%) RESTful
10 4 (7.14%) Scalatra
11 3 (5.36%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) DC/OS
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) DevOps
3 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (23.21%) BDD
4 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
4 13 (23.21%) TDD
5 12 (21.43%) Microservices
6 10 (17.86%) Kanban
6 10 (17.86%) MVC
6 10 (17.86%) Scrum
7 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.71%) OO
10 5 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (8.93%) Migration
10 5 (8.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.21%) Java 8
4 10 (17.86%) Python
5 8 (14.29%) C#
5 8 (14.29%) SQL
6 7 (12.50%) Scala
7 6 (10.71%) Groovy
7 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
8 5 (8.93%) PHP
9 4 (7.14%) C++
9 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.36%) ES6
10 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
11 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.57%) Perl
12 1 (1.79%) Go
12 1 (1.79%) Ruby
12 1 (1.79%) VB
12 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Docker
2 4 (7.14%) VMware NSX
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.71%) Terraform
3 5 (8.93%) Ansible
4 4 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (7.14%) Puppet
5 3 (5.36%) Mesos
5 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.79%) Kibana
6 1 (1.79%) logstash
6 1 (1.79%) Nagios
6 1 (1.79%) Rancher
6 1 (1.79%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.50%) VMware
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco
2 5 (8.93%) New Relic
2 5 (8.93%) Sybase
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) Avaya
5 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.79%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) McAfee
5 1 (1.79%) Mercator
5 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec
5 1 (1.79%) webMethods