Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 42 51
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing AWS 92 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.85% 3.85% 3.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.39% 27.23% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 54
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -2.06% -3.00%
10th Percentile £388 £331 £413
90th Percentile £588 £591 £575
East of England median daily rate £500 £510 £500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £18.50 -

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 284 224 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.15% 14.12% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 143 112
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £231 £160 £240
90th Percentile £588 £575 £549
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £19.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% -72.00% +296.83%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Hertfordshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS in Hertfordshire

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Contractor 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 13 October 2019. 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 +10 45 £438 -7.89% 10
Hemel Hempstead +1 10 £450 -5.26% 8
Royston 0 6 £463 - 1
St Albans -1 4 £538 +13.16% 7
Hatfield -1 2 £495 - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £200 -
Welwyn Garden City +21 1 £500 -6.98% 3
Stevenage - 1 £580 - 1
AWS
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.48%) Azure
3 32 (34.78%) Java
3 32 (34.78%) DevOps
4 29 (31.52%) GCP
5 28 (30.43%) E-Commerce
6 25 (27.17%) Linux
7 24 (26.09%) Python
8 20 (21.74%) Retail
9 19 (20.65%) OO
9 19 (20.65%) SQL
9 19 (20.65%) Kubernetes
10 18 (19.57%) MySQL
11 17 (18.48%) Test Automation
11 17 (18.48%) Microservices
11 17 (18.48%) Jenkins
12 16 (17.39%) Terraform
12 16 (17.39%) Windows
13 15 (16.30%) Oracle
13 15 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (16.30%) Google
13 15 (16.30%) JIRA
13 15 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (16.30%) Power BI
13 15 (16.30%) React
13 15 (16.30%) AngularJS
13 15 (16.30%) Power Platform
14 14 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
14 14 (15.22%) Scrum

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 13 (14.13%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.87%) Apache Solr
3 9 (9.78%) Apache
3 9 (9.78%) nginx
3 9 (9.78%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.43%) Confluence
4 5 (5.43%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.26%) CoreMedia CMS
6 2 (2.17%) IIS
6 2 (2.17%) JBoss
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Fredhopper
1 3 (3.26%) Magento
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (43.48%) Azure
2 29 (31.52%) GCP
3 15 (16.30%) Power Platform
4 8 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (6.52%) Serverless
6 5 (5.43%) PaaS
7 4 (4.35%) Datadog
7 4 (4.35%) IaaS
8 3 (3.26%) Algolia
8 3 (3.26%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (3.26%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (3.26%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.26%) Force.com
8 3 (3.26%) Route 53
8 3 (3.26%) SaaS
9 2 (2.17%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (2.17%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Broadband
1 6 (6.52%) WAN
2 4 (4.35%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.26%) LAN
3 3 (3.26%) SSH
3 3 (3.26%) Wireless
4 1 (1.09%) HTTP
4 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.09%) MPLS
4 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) MySQL
2 15 (16.30%) Power BI
3 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.78%) BigQuery
4 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.61%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (6.52%) OLAP
8 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (5.43%) Snowflake Schema
8 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.35%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.26%) Big Data
10 3 (3.26%) Redis
11 2 (2.17%) Data Lake
11 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (18.48%) Jenkins
2 15 (16.30%) JIRA
3 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
4 10 (10.87%) git-flow
5 6 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.52%) Selenium
6 3 (3.26%) JUnit
6 3 (3.26%) Mockito
6 3 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.17%) Appium
7 2 (2.17%) Gradle
7 2 (2.17%) JMeter
7 2 (2.17%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.17%) Maven
7 2 (2.17%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (21.74%) Retail
2 10 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.78%) Games
4 4 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.26%) Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Finance
5 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Publishing
6 2 (2.17%) Law
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (48.91%) Developer
2 15 (16.30%) Architect
3 11 (11.96%) AWS Developer
3 11 (11.96%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.61%) DBA
5 7 (7.61%) Python Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (6.52%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Power BI Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) DevOps Manager
8 4 (4.35%) MySQL DBA
8 4 (4.35%) Power BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) AngularJS
1 15 (16.30%) React
2 13 (14.13%) Spring
3 12 (13.04%) Spring Boot
4 10 (10.87%) Java EE
4 10 (10.87%) JAX-RS
4 10 (10.87%) JDBC
4 10 (10.87%) JMS
4 10 (10.87%) JPA
4 10 (10.87%) jQuery
4 10 (10.87%) JSP
4 10 (10.87%) Laravel
4 10 (10.87%) REST
4 10 (10.87%) Servlets
5 9 (9.78%) LAMP
5 9 (9.78%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (6.52%) Web Services
7 5 (5.43%) .NET
7 5 (5.43%) CSS
7 5 (5.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.52%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.35%) Cloud Native
5 4 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.26%) HP Superdome
7 2 (2.17%) Tandem
7 2 (2.17%) User Experience
8 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Linux
2 16 (17.39%) Windows
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.43%) AIX
5 4 (4.35%) Unix
6 3 (3.26%) HPUX
6 3 (3.26%) VMS
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.78%) DevOps
3 28 (30.43%) E-Commerce
4 19 (20.65%) OO
5 17 (18.48%) Microservices
5 17 (18.48%) Test Automation
6 15 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (15.22%) Scrum
8 13 (14.13%) Mentoring
8 13 (14.13%) Visualisation
9 11 (11.96%) Data Visualisation
9 11 (11.96%) Migration
10 10 (10.87%) Configuration Management
10 10 (10.87%) Kanban
10 10 (10.87%) MVC
10 10 (10.87%) OOP
11 9 (9.78%) ETL
11 9 (9.78%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.78%) Java
2 24 (26.09%) Python
3 19 (20.65%) SQL
4 10 (10.87%) PHP
5 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.61%) Java 8
6 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.52%) C#
8 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.26%) Apex Code
9 3 (3.26%) SOQL
9 3 (3.26%) SOSL
10 2 (2.17%) Groovy
10 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) CEH
2 2 (2.17%) CISSP
2 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.09%) ISEB
3 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) COBIT
2 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Docker
2 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.26%) Ceph
3 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (20.65%) Kubernetes
2 16 (17.39%) Terraform
3 5 (5.43%) Ansible
3 5 (5.43%) Puppet
4 4 (4.35%) Prometheus
4 4 (4.35%) SCCM
5 3 (3.26%) Grafana
5 3 (3.26%) SCOM
6 2 (2.17%) Kibana
6 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.09%) logstash
7 1 (1.09%) Nagios
7 1 (1.09%) Nessus
7 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Google
1 15 (16.30%) Oracle
2 12 (13.04%) Citrix
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) VMware
4 9 (9.78%) Cisco
4 9 (9.78%) IBM
5 8 (8.70%) SAP
6 7 (7.61%) Cognos
6 7 (7.61%) hybris
6 7 (7.61%) Tableau
7 6 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (4.35%) Adobe
8 4 (4.35%) Ariba
8 4 (4.35%) Juniper
9 3 (3.26%) Aruba
9 3 (3.26%) Elastic Path
9 3 (3.26%) HP
9 3 (3.26%) Informatica
9 3 (3.26%) NetApp