The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon S3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 196 210 217
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.056% 0.064%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.78% 2.53% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £269 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.83% -10.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
169 158 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.91% 2.23% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 118 67
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%
Amazon S3
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Amazon S3
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon S3 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon S3 across the City of London region.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon S3.

1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) Social Media
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Tableau
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (33.33%) Kafka
5 1 (16.67%) GitHub
5 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (16.67%) Redis
5 1 (16.67%) vCloud

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon S3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (16.67%) ElastiCache
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (16.67%) Redis
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vCloud
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) New Relic
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy