Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 97 98
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +7
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.37% 0.14% 0.065%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.02% 1.52% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £513 £313 £325
90th Percentile £583 £338 £375
East of England median daily rate £525 £369 £463
% change year-on-year +42.37% -20.27% -15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Hertfordshire

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Hertfordshire

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 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
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £525 - 1
Hatfield -7 1 £525 +61.54% 3
Watford - 1 £600 -
Amazon EC2
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (33.33%) Maven
5 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (16.67%) Ansible
6 1 (16.67%) Docker
6 1 (16.67%) Node.js

Amazon EC2
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 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (16.67%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Loose Coupling
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Mesos
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet