Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 33 52
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19 +3
Contract jobs citing AWS 28 80 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.56% 5.45% 3.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.42% 26.94% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 55 38
Median daily rate £525 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +8.25%
10th Percentile £442 £400 £300
90th Percentile £718 £583 £588
East of England median daily rate £520 £500 £510
% change year-on-year +4.00% -1.96% +7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £25.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +35.14% -

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 106 297 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.03% 20.23% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 196 128
Median daily rate £475 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.10% -6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £257 £193
90th Percentile £603 £625 £588
East of England median daily rate £475 £453 £450
% change year-on-year +4.97% +0.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £24.14 £22.60 £14.25
90th Percentile £65.55 £33.20 £56.25
Median hourly rate £21.16 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +20.91% -5.41% -51.32%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Hertfordshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Hertfordshire

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Hertfordshire

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 AWS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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 +19 9 £513 +7.89% 2
Hemel Hempstead +4 6 £512 +13.68% 1
Royston +1 4 £663 +47.22% 3
Hatfield +12 3 - - 3
Stevenage - 3 £475 - 4
Welwyn Garden City +2 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 AWS.

1 18 (64.29%) Azure
2 12 (42.86%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Python
2 12 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 11 (39.29%) Terraform
3 11 (39.29%) DevOps
4 9 (32.14%) GCP
5 8 (28.57%) MySQL
5 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (28.57%) Node.js
6 7 (25.00%) Scrum
6 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
7 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 6 (21.43%) Demand Forecasting
7 6 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) Ansible
7 6 (21.43%) React
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (21.43%) BigQuery
7 6 (21.43%) LAMP
7 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 6 (21.43%) Apache
7 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
7 6 (21.43%) Laravel
7 6 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (21.43%) Kanban
7 6 (21.43%) Test Automation

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 (21.43%) Apache
1 6 (21.43%) nginx
1 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 18 (64.29%) Azure
2 9 (32.14%) GCP
3 5 (17.86%) Amazon S3
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (7.14%) Power Platform
5 2 (7.14%) Serverless
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.57%) GitHub
6 1 (3.57%) Office 365
6 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) IKE
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
1 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) BigQuery
3 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (10.71%) ObjectStore
5 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.14%) Power BI
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.57%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.57%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Data Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Node.js
2 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (21.43%) LAMP
3 6 (21.43%) Laravel
3 6 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (21.43%) React
4 3 (10.71%) Kafka
4 3 (10.71%) RESTful
4 3 (10.71%) XACML
5 2 (7.14%) JSON
5 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE
6 1 (3.57%) RAML
6 1 (3.57%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) FMCG
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) CoreOS
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) DevOps
2 7 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (21.43%) Demand Forecasting
3 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Kanban
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
1 12 (42.86%) Python
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) PHP
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) Go
5 1 (3.57%) Haskell
5 1 (3.57%) Java 8
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CISM
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) GxP
2 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.57%) HL7
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 11 (39.29%) Terraform
3 6 (21.43%) Ansible
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Packer
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) Talend
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) Ariba
3 1 (3.57%) Informatica
3 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.57%) SAP