Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 54 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 +23
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 45 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.86% 3.07% 2.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.20% 27.08% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 25
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £384 £413 £368
90th Percentile £588 £580 £595
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +15.15%
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 194 144 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.35% 11.34% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 86 69
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% -3.49%
10th Percentile £263 £147 £205
90th Percentile £568 £584 £578
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £30.75 - £15.50
10th Percentile £14.16 - £15.05
90th Percentile £56.25 - £15.95
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £37.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -52.70% +138.71% -63.10%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +4 21 £475 +5.56% 8
St Albans +6 9 £475 -5.00% 6
Welwyn Garden City -5 6 £538 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £500 - 3
Hatfield -6 1 £525 - 4
Royston - 1 - -
Amazon AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 25 (55.56%) Java
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) TDD
3 17 (37.78%) BDD
4 15 (33.33%) Web Services
5 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (31.11%) Microservices
5 14 (31.11%) Java 8
6 12 (26.67%) DevOps
6 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (24.44%) CSS
7 11 (24.44%) OO
7 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
7 11 (24.44%) HTML
7 11 (24.44%) Spring
7 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
8 10 (22.22%) HTML5
9 9 (20.00%) Docker
9 9 (20.00%) Pair Programming
9 9 (20.00%) Scrum
9 9 (20.00%) Kanban
9 9 (20.00%) .NET
10 8 (17.78%) C#
10 8 (17.78%) MVC
10 8 (17.78%) MongoDB
10 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
10 8 (17.78%) Scala
11 7 (15.56%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (15.56%) 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 6 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (13.33%) PaaS
4 4 (8.89%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (8.89%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (8.89%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.89%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) IaaS
6 2 (4.44%) Heroku
6 2 (4.44%) SaaS
7 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) FTP
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon Athena
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (8.89%) Big Data
2 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) DB2
5 1 (2.22%) Power BI
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.11%) gulp
4 3 (6.67%) Grunt
4 3 (6.67%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.44%) GitLab
5 2 (4.44%) Gradle
5 2 (4.44%) JUnit
5 2 (4.44%) Mockito
5 2 (4.44%) Spock
6 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.22%) Gatling
6 1 (2.22%) Geb
6 1 (2.22%) IDA Disassembler
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.22%) Maven
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Advertising
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Java Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Architect
4 8 (17.78%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Azure Architect
7 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (8.89%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (8.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Data Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Data Scientist
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Data Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Data Scientist
8 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Web Services
2 11 (24.44%) CSS
2 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 11 (24.44%) Spring
3 10 (22.22%) HTML5
4 9 (20.00%) .NET
5 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.33%) RESTful
6 5 (11.11%) Dropwizard
6 5 (11.11%) J2EE
6 5 (11.11%) SOAP
6 5 (11.11%) Spring Boot
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Core
7 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.89%) Node.js
7 4 (8.89%) REST
7 4 (8.89%) XML
8 3 (6.67%) Hystrix
8 3 (6.67%) Scalatra
8 3 (6.67%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) DC/OS
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) BDD
2 17 (37.78%) TDD
3 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (31.11%) Microservices
4 12 (26.67%) DevOps
5 11 (24.44%) OO
5 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
6 9 (20.00%) Kanban
6 9 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
7 8 (17.78%) MVC
8 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (15.56%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 5 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (11.11%) Web Development
10 4 (8.89%) OOP
10 4 (8.89%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) Java 8
3 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) C#
4 8 (17.78%) Scala
5 6 (13.33%) Python
6 5 (11.11%) Groovy
6 5 (11.11%) SQL
7 4 (8.89%) C++
8 3 (6.67%) PHP
9 2 (4.44%) ES6
9 2 (4.44%) Perl
9 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.44%) VB
9 2 (4.44%) VBScript
10 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.22%) CEH
2 1 (2.22%) CISM
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) GISP
2 1 (2.22%) SANS
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Docker
2 5 (11.11%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.89%) Terraform
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
4 2 (4.44%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (4.44%) Mesos
4 2 (4.44%) Puppet
5 1 (2.22%) Nagios
5 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) VMware
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (6.67%) Google
4 3 (6.67%) New Relic
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.22%) webMethods