Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 95 88
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.67% 3.36% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +61.54% -40.91%
10th Percentile £510 £353 £313
90th Percentile £568 £538 £338
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £463
% change year-on-year - +13.51% -22.92%
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 218 119 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.17% 8.84% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 71 75
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £513 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +25.00% -8.89%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £713 £650
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £155.00 - £22.75
10th Percentile £147.50 - £15.25
90th Percentile £162.50 - £53.63
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £23.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +165.96% -26.56% +156.00%

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 17 February 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
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £525 -
Hatfield -6 1 £525 - 1
Watford - 1 £600 - 3
Amazon EC2
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (75.00%) Kanban
4 5 (62.50%) Amazon S3
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) DevOps
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (50.00%) Spring
5 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (37.50%) Ruby
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (25.00%) Retail
7 2 (25.00%) Maven
7 2 (25.00%) Scala
8 1 (12.50%) Puppet
8 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (12.50%) 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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (12.50%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) AWS Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (12.50%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Loose Coupling
6 1 (12.50%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Mesos
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet