Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 38 46
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 +16
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 50 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.45% 4.31% 3.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.25% 37.06% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 28
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £340 £413 £351
90th Percentile £588 £713 £575
East of England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
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 198 143 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.66% 11.62% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 80 79
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.05% +11.18% -10.53%
10th Percentile £310 £157 £219
90th Percentile £550 £650 £650
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £15.50
10th Percentile £13.98 - £15.05
90th Percentile £88.13 - £15.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +18.06% +136.07% -49.17%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +2 21 £475 -2.56% 3
Welwyn Garden City -2 9 £525 -11.02% 1
St Albans +4 4 £300 -40.00% 7
Hatfield -10 2 £525 -12.50% 3
Stevenage - 1 £500 - 2
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) TDD
3 23 (46.00%) BDD
4 21 (42.00%) Java
5 20 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 16 (32.00%) DevOps
7 14 (28.00%) Microservices
7 14 (28.00%) Java 8
8 12 (24.00%) Docker
8 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (24.00%) Node.js
9 11 (22.00%) MongoDB
9 11 (22.00%) Spring
10 10 (20.00%) Scrum
10 10 (20.00%) VMware
10 10 (20.00%) Kanban
10 10 (20.00%) OO
10 10 (20.00%) Web Services
10 10 (20.00%) .NET
11 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.00%) C#
11 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (18.00%) Ruby
11 9 (18.00%) Pair Programming
11 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
11 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (18.00%) PaaS
11 9 (18.00%) Kafka
12 8 (16.00%) Analytics
12 8 (16.00%) Jenkins

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 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (18.00%) PaaS
3 8 (16.00%) Google Analytics
4 7 (14.00%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (14.00%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (12.00%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.00%) GitHub
6 3 (6.00%) Heroku
7 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.00%) CloudFront
8 1 (2.00%) IaaS
8 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Wireless
2 5 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) FTP
3 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) SSL
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.00%) DB2
4 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) Ant
3 4 (8.00%) Subversion
4 3 (6.00%) gulp
5 2 (4.00%) GitLab
5 2 (4.00%) Gradle
5 2 (4.00%) JUnit
5 2 (4.00%) Mocha
5 2 (4.00%) Mockito
5 2 (4.00%) Spock
6 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.00%) Gatling
6 1 (2.00%) Geb
6 1 (2.00%) Grunt
6 1 (2.00%) IDA Disassembler
6 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA
6 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 8 (16.00%) Advertising
1 8 (16.00%) Marketing
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Architect
2 18 (36.00%) Developer
3 15 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (16.00%) Azure Architect
5 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 7 (14.00%) Digital Architect
6 7 (14.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Agile Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (8.00%) AWS Architect
8 4 (8.00%) AWS Developer
8 4 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce Manager
9 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Node.js
2 11 (22.00%) Spring
3 10 (20.00%) .NET
3 10 (20.00%) Web Services
4 9 (18.00%) Kafka
5 8 (16.00%) .NET Core
6 6 (12.00%) CSS
6 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (12.00%) HTML
6 6 (12.00%) J2EE
7 5 (10.00%) HTML5
8 4 (8.00%) React
9 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.00%) Dropwizard
9 3 (6.00%) REST
9 3 (6.00%) RESTful
9 3 (6.00%) SOAP
9 3 (6.00%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.00%) WireMock
10 2 (4.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) TDD
3 23 (46.00%) BDD
4 20 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 16 (32.00%) DevOps
6 14 (28.00%) Microservices
7 10 (20.00%) Kanban
7 10 (20.00%) OO
7 10 (20.00%) Scrum
8 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (18.00%) Pair Programming
9 8 (16.00%) Analytics
9 8 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (12.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (12.00%) Software Delivery
11 5 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (10.00%) Open Source
11 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (8.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) Java 8
3 9 (18.00%) C#
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.00%) Ruby
4 7 (14.00%) Python
5 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.00%) Perl
6 5 (10.00%) PHP
6 5 (10.00%) Scala
6 5 (10.00%) VB
6 5 (10.00%) VBScript
7 3 (6.00%) SQL
8 2 (4.00%) ES6
8 2 (4.00%) Groovy
8 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.00%) CEH
2 1 (2.00%) CISM
2 1 (2.00%) CISSP
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) GISP
2 1 (2.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Docker
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Ansible
2 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.00%) Terraform
4 1 (2.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.00%) Google
3 6 (12.00%) Cisco
4 4 (8.00%) hybris
4 4 (8.00%) IBM
4 4 (8.00%) Intershop
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) F5
6 1 (2.00%) New Relic
6 1 (2.00%) Splunk
6 1 (2.00%) TIBCO