Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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 Web Services (AWS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +27
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 25 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.33% 4.78% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.45% 34.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
Watford median daily rate £525 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 55 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 13.92% 13.97% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 9
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £210 £205 £248
90th Percentile £575 £538 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -2.70% +15.63% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Watford median hourly rate £155.00 £13.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1092.31% -56.67% +172.73%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £155.00 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +968.97% -23.68% +72.73%

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 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 15 (60.00%) DevOps
2 14 (56.00%) Ruby
3 12 (48.00%) Python
4 11 (44.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) Ansible
4 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (36.00%) Puppet
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) TDD
7 8 (32.00%) Firewall
7 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (32.00%) VMware
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (32.00%) BDD
7 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (32.00%) React
8 7 (28.00%) Software Delivery
8 7 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (28.00%) Node.js
8 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (28.00%) Unix
9 6 (24.00%) DB2
9 6 (24.00%) Ant
9 6 (24.00%) MySQL
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) PHP
9 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (24.00%) DNA
9 6 (24.00%) IBM

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) GitHub
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (12.00%) Route 53
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (8.00%) Heroku
4 2 (8.00%) Serverless
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (4.00%) CloudFront
5 1 (4.00%) PaaS
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (24.00%) DB2
2 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (24.00%) Ant
3 6 (24.00%) Subversion
4 4 (16.00%) Mocha
5 3 (12.00%) Grunt
5 3 (12.00%) gulp
5 3 (12.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
6 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 4 (16.00%) Automotive
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Azure Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) React
2 7 (28.00%) Node.js
3 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (12.00%) Chai
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) Dropwizard
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) Hystrix
4 3 (12.00%) Play Framework
4 3 (12.00%) Scalatra
4 3 (12.00%) Spring
4 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) DC/OS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) DevOps
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) BDD
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Software Delivery
4 7 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (24.00%) DNA
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.00%) Microservices
7 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Web Development
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (12.00%) Kanban
8 3 (12.00%) Open Source
8 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
8 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Ruby
2 12 (48.00%) Python
3 11 (44.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (24.00%) PHP
6 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.00%) Groovy
7 3 (12.00%) Perl
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) VB
7 3 (12.00%) VBScript
8 1 (4.00%) ES6
8 1 (4.00%) Go
8 1 (4.00%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) CCSP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CISM
2 2 (8.00%) CISSP
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Docker
3 2 (8.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Ansible
2 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (36.00%) Puppet
4 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (8.00%) Mesos
5 2 (8.00%) Terraform
6 1 (4.00%) Marathon
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) hybris
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 6 (24.00%) Intershop
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) New Relic
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco