Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 44 68
Rank change year-on-year +7 +24 +22
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 71 57 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.39% 4.00% 2.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.68% 43.18% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £525 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +22.50%
10th Percentile £408 £403 £363
90th Percentile £588 £708 £575
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £62.50
East of England median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 199 132 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.31% 9.26% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 80 68
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.13% -
10th Percentile £253 £205 £168
90th Percentile £550 £641 £650
East of England median daily rate £450 £410 £411
% change year-on-year +9.76% -0.30% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.05% +123.40%
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £16.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +290.63% -46.67% +93.55%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -2 20 £550 +7.32% 2
Welwyn Garden City 0 15 £525 -12.50% 3
Rickmansworth -1 5 £525 +16.67%
Hatfield -8 4 £538 +2.38% 12
St Albans - 2 £300 - 3
Stevenage - 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £400 -20.00% 3
Welwyn - 1 £575 -
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) DevOps
3 26 (36.62%) TDD
4 24 (33.80%) Python
4 24 (33.80%) Ansible
5 23 (32.39%) Docker
5 23 (32.39%) BDD
6 21 (29.58%) Scrum
7 20 (28.17%) Java
8 19 (26.76%) Linux
8 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (23.94%) Puppet
9 17 (23.94%) Kanban
9 17 (23.94%) Microservices
9 17 (23.94%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (23.94%) Web Services
10 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
10 16 (22.54%) Ruby
11 15 (21.13%) Analytics
11 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (19.72%) Unix
12 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
13 13 (18.31%) MySQL
13 13 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
13 13 (18.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (16.90%) Kubernetes
14 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
14 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
14 12 (16.90%) Oracle

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 8 (11.27%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (8.45%) Confluence
3 5 (7.04%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (18.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (12.68%) PaaS
4 7 (9.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (8.45%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (8.45%) Amazon S3
6 5 (7.04%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (7.04%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (7.04%) Google Analytics
6 5 (7.04%) Serverless
7 4 (5.63%) Route 53
8 3 (4.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (4.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (4.23%) GitHub
9 2 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.82%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (2.82%) Heroku
9 2 (2.82%) IaaS
9 2 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.41%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) DHCP
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
1 13 (18.31%) MySQL
1 13 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.68%) DB2
3 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
4 8 (11.27%) Big Data
5 7 (9.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
6 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
7 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
1 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.86%) JIRA
3 6 (8.45%) Bitbucket
3 6 (8.45%) Grunt
3 6 (8.45%) gulp
3 6 (8.45%) IntelliJ
4 4 (5.63%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (5.63%) Subversion
5 3 (4.23%) Ant
5 3 (4.23%) Maven
5 3 (4.23%) Mocha
6 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.41%) Gradle
7 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.41%) MSTest
7 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 9 (12.68%) Retail
2 5 (7.04%) Advertising
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 3 (4.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Architect
4 8 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) AWS Developer
6 6 (8.45%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.04%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Data Scientist
7 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce Architect
7 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Database Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) Web Services
2 11 (15.49%) .NET
2 11 (15.49%) Node.js
3 10 (14.08%) React
4 9 (12.68%) CSS
4 9 (12.68%) HTML
4 9 (12.68%) HTML5
5 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
5 8 (11.27%) Spring
6 6 (8.45%) .NET Core
6 6 (8.45%) boto
6 6 (8.45%) Dropwizard
6 6 (8.45%) Hystrix
6 6 (8.45%) Kafka
6 6 (8.45%) Play Framework
6 6 (8.45%) Scalatra
6 6 (8.45%) Spring Boot
7 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.23%) J2EE
8 3 (4.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.82%) FMCG
4 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Unix
3 8 (11.27%) Solaris
4 4 (5.63%) Windows
5 2 (2.82%) DC/OS
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.41%) CentOS
6 1 (1.41%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) DevOps
3 26 (36.62%) TDD
4 23 (32.39%) BDD
5 21 (29.58%) Scrum
6 17 (23.94%) Kanban
6 17 (23.94%) Microservices
7 15 (21.13%) Analytics
7 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
9 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
10 10 (14.08%) MVC
11 9 (12.68%) Pair Programming
11 9 (12.68%) Web Development
12 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
13 7 (9.86%) Machine Learning
13 7 (9.86%) Refactoring
13 7 (9.86%) SOA
13 7 (9.86%) SOLID
14 6 (8.45%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) Python
2 20 (28.17%) Java
3 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.54%) Ruby
4 8 (11.27%) SQL
5 7 (9.86%) C#
5 7 (9.86%) Groovy
5 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.04%) R
7 3 (4.23%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) Go
8 2 (2.82%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) ES6
9 1 (1.41%) GraphQL
9 1 (1.41%) Scala
9 1 (1.41%) VB
9 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) CCNA
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (2.82%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.82%) CCSP
3 2 (2.82%) CISM
3 2 (2.82%) CISSP
3 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.82%) HND
3 2 (2.82%) RHCA
3 2 (2.82%) RHCE
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) QA
2 6 (8.45%) GCP
3 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.41%) GDPR
4 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) Docker
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) LXC
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (33.80%) Ansible
2 17 (23.94%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (23.94%) Puppet
3 12 (16.90%) Kubernetes
4 10 (14.08%) Mesos
5 9 (12.68%) Terraform
6 6 (8.45%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (8.45%) Rancher
7 2 (2.82%) Marathon
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.41%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) Google
2 7 (9.86%) VMware
3 6 (8.45%) Atlassian
3 6 (8.45%) New Relic
4 4 (5.63%) IBM
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) Tableau
5 3 (4.23%) Citrix
5 3 (4.23%) hybris
5 3 (4.23%) Intershop
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.41%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.41%) Xamarin