Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 26 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 21 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.23% 5.10% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.18% 25.40% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 1
Watford median daily rate £475 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -25.00% +41.18%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% +5.56%
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 55 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 16.32% 20.06% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 17
Watford median daily rate £475 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +50.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £167 £296 £136
90th Percentile £618 £575 £485
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £17.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £30.75 - £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 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 11 (52.38%) Java
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Apache
4 5 (23.81%) VMware NSX
4 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) Wireless
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
5 4 (19.05%) REST
5 4 (19.05%) Scala
5 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
5 4 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Big Data
5 4 (19.05%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (19.05%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) C++
5 4 (19.05%) SOAP
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) ETL
5 4 (19.05%) OOP
5 4 (19.05%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) Python

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 (28.57%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark
3 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (14.29%) IaaS
3 3 (14.29%) PaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Heroku
4 2 (9.52%) SaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) FTP
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon Athena
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
1 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) gulp
2 2 (9.52%) GitLab
2 2 (9.52%) Gradle
2 2 (9.52%) Spock
3 1 (4.76%) Gatling
3 1 (4.76%) Geb
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Azure Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Data Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Data Scientist
4 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Data Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Data Scientist
5 3 (14.29%) AWS Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) HTML5
2 4 (19.05%) REST
2 4 (19.05%) SOAP
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (14.29%) Dropwizard
3 3 (14.29%) Java EE
3 3 (14.29%) RESTful
3 3 (14.29%) Spring
3 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) Ember.js
4 2 (9.52%) Guice
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) JSTL
4 2 (9.52%) OAuth
4 2 (9.52%) OAuth2
4 2 (9.52%) Ratpack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) BDD
2 4 (19.05%) Data Science
2 4 (19.05%) ETL
2 4 (19.05%) Microservices
2 4 (19.05%) OO
2 4 (19.05%) OOP
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (14.29%) Kanban
3 3 (14.29%) OWASP
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) B2B
4 2 (9.52%) B2C
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Insight
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) Java 8
3 4 (19.05%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) Scala
4 2 (9.52%) ES6
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
4 2 (9.52%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CEH
1 1 (4.76%) CISM
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
1 1 (4.76%) GISP
1 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware NSX
2 4 (19.05%) Docker
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (9.52%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.76%) New Relic
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) webMethods