Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 31 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 24 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.56% 5.06% 3.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.77% 33.33% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 5
Watford median daily rate £475 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% - -
10th Percentile £463 £425 £420
90th Percentile £700 £591 £600
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 78 63 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.31% 15.18% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 25
Watford median daily rate £475 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +45.16% -18.69%
10th Percentile £130 £221 £187
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £26.00 - £13.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 - £15.50

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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon 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 Watford region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Apache
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.83%) Java 8
6 5 (20.83%) Docker
6 5 (20.83%) Microservices
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) PaaS
6 5 (20.83%) REST
6 5 (20.83%) IaaS
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) SOAP
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) IBM
7 4 (16.67%) ETL
7 4 (16.67%) OOP
7 4 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) Python
7 4 (16.67%) C++

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 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.83%) IaaS
2 5 (20.83%) PaaS
3 4 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (16.67%) SaaS
4 3 (12.50%) Heroku
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
1 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) FTP
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
1 3 (12.50%) OSPF
1 3 (12.50%) RIP
1 3 (12.50%) SSL
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon Athena
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
1 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) gulp
2 3 (12.50%) GitLab
2 3 (12.50%) Gradle
2 3 (12.50%) Spock
3 2 (8.33%) Gatling
3 2 (8.33%) Geb
4 1 (4.17%) Grunt
4 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Data Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Data Scientist
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Data Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Data Scientist
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Implementation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) CSS
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) HTML5
2 5 (20.83%) REST
2 5 (20.83%) SOAP
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.67%) Dropwizard
3 4 (16.67%) Spring
3 4 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 3 (12.50%) Ember.js
4 3 (12.50%) Guice
4 3 (12.50%) Java EE
4 3 (12.50%) OAuth
4 3 (12.50%) OAuth2
4 3 (12.50%) Ratpack
4 3 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (8.33%) Java SE
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) BDD
2 5 (20.83%) Microservices
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Data Science
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (16.67%) ETL
3 4 (16.67%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) OOP
3 4 (16.67%) Presales
4 3 (12.50%) Email Filtering
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (12.50%) Kanban
4 3 (12.50%) OWASP
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Java 8
4 4 (16.67%) C++
4 4 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) Scala
5 3 (12.50%) ES6
5 3 (12.50%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee
4 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.17%) New Relic
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) webMethods