Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 20 November 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 Web Services (AWS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 26 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +27
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 15 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.42% 5.30% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.78% 32.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Watford median daily rate £550 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 Watford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 54 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 12.33% 16.25% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 8
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.92% -4.69%
10th Percentile £211 £205 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £453
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £431 £388
% change year-on-year +4.35% +11.29% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Watford median hourly rate - £13.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.67% +140.00%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -46.67% +140.00%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Watford

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Watford

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Watford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS 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 Watford region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Ansible
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Docker
2 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (33.33%) Puppet
3 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (26.67%) Microservices
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Kanban
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) Data Security

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (13.33%) Route 53
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Serverless
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Grunt
2 3 (20.00%) gulp
2 3 (20.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
4 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) Dropwizard
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
1 3 (20.00%) Hystrix
1 3 (20.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (20.00%) React
1 3 (20.00%) Scalatra
1 3 (20.00%) Spring
1 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Kanban
2 4 (26.67%) Microservices
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Data Security
3 3 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Groovy
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Go
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCSP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware NSX
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Ansible
2 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (13.33%) Mesos
5 2 (13.33%) Terraform
6 1 (6.67%) Marathon
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
1 3 (20.00%) New Relic
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) hybris
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Intershop
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle