The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rank 190 201 204
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.32% 1.87% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +131.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
317 214 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.87% 3.59% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 169 105
Average daily rate £450 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 - £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 - £49.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.29%

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 29 May 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
5 5 (50.00%) Akamai
5 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (50.00%) Android
5 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (50.00%) SDLC
6 4 (40.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) Apache
6 4 (40.00%) Java
6 4 (40.00%) Analytics
7 3 (30.00%) Big Data
7 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
7 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
7 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (30.00%) Marketing
7 3 (30.00%) DevOps
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (20.00%) Maven
8 2 (20.00%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (30.00%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (20.00%) Route 53
8 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (10.00%) SaaS
8 1 (10.00%) PaaS
8 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) Grunt
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Gerrit
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Akamai
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata