The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon S3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 495 475 521
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +46
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 85 83 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.053%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.44% 6.86% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £452 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1916 1210 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.67% 2.54% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 786 372
Average daily rate £440 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 16
Average hourly rate £23.25 £17.11 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.86% -34.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £11.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.70 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -42.95%

Amazon S3
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Amazon S3 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon S3 across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 44 £400 +2.56% 17
North West -1 17 £425 - 2
South East - 13 £400 - 6
Yorkshire -13 8 £375 +25.00% 1
South West - 2 £325 -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 146 (82.02%) Amazon EC2
2 144 (80.90%) Amazon AWS
3 106 (59.55%) Web Services
4 93 (52.25%) Linux
5 85 (47.75%) Puppet
6 79 (44.38%) DevOps
7 64 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (34.27%) CentOS
9 59 (33.15%) Apache
10 58 (32.58%) Java
11 57 (32.02%) Ruby
12 56 (31.46%) MySQL
13 55 (30.90%) Red Hat
13 55 (30.90%) Opscode Chef
14 54 (30.34%) Open Source
15 47 (26.40%) Tomcat
15 47 (26.40%) Amazon ELB
16 45 (25.28%) Amazon RDS
17 44 (24.72%) TDD
18 42 (23.60%) Configuration Management
18 42 (23.60%) Python
19 40 (22.47%) Scrum
20 39 (21.91%) UNIX
20 39 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
20 39 (21.91%) Jenkins
20 39 (21.91%) Vagrant
21 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
22 37 (20.79%) LAMP
22 37 (20.79%) Maven
23 35 (19.66%) CSS

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 59 (33.15%) Apache
2 47 (26.40%) Tomcat
3 29 (16.29%) nginx
4 13 (7.30%) Node.js
5 8 (4.49%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.81%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.81%) CMS
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) Jetty
8 2 (1.12%) Confluence
8 2 (1.12%) Kentico
8 2 (1.12%) Liferay
8 2 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.12%) IIS
8 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (5.62%) Photoshop
1 10 (5.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 146 (82.02%) Amazon EC2
2 144 (80.90%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (26.40%) Amazon ELB
4 30 (16.85%) Route 53
5 14 (7.87%) Heroku
6 12 (6.74%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (6.18%) GitHub
7 11 (6.18%) Amazon EMR
8 10 (5.62%) SaaS
8 10 (5.62%) PaaS
9 9 (5.06%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.69%) ElastiCache
10 3 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.12%) IaaS
12 1 (0.56%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.30%) DNS
2 12 (6.74%) DHCP
2 12 (6.74%) Internet
2 12 (6.74%) Firewall
3 11 (6.18%) SSL
4 10 (5.62%) SSH
5 6 (3.37%) Network Security
6 5 (2.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.25%) HTTP
8 3 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.69%) DSL
9 2 (1.12%) DAB
10 1 (0.56%) SNMP
10 1 (0.56%) LDAP
10 1 (0.56%) SMTP
10 1 (0.56%) VPN
10 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (31.46%) MySQL
2 45 (25.28%) Amazon RDS
3 34 (19.10%) MongoDB
4 19 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (9.55%) Hadoop
6 16 (8.99%) NoSQL
6 16 (8.99%) Big Data
7 12 (6.74%) Redis
7 12 (6.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.25%) SimpleDB
9 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.69%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.69%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.12%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 39 (21.91%) Jenkins
2 37 (20.79%) Maven
3 32 (17.98%) Cucumber
4 29 (16.29%) RSpec
5 15 (8.43%) Mockito
5 15 (8.43%) Selenium
5 15 (8.43%) Git (software)
6 14 (7.87%) JUnit
7 12 (6.74%) Hudson
8 11 (6.18%) Subversion
9 10 (5.62%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (5.62%) Sublime Text
10 7 (3.93%) JIRA
11 5 (2.81%) Ant
11 5 (2.81%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.81%) NUnit
11 5 (2.81%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.81%) MSBuild
12 4 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.69%) Grunt
General
1 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.25%) Finance
2 4 (2.25%) Advertising
2 4 (2.25%) Retail
2 4 (2.25%) Marketing
3 2 (1.12%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Billing
4 1 (0.56%) Publishing
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (38.76%) Developer
2 38 (21.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (13.48%) Java Developer
4 14 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (5.62%) Software Engineer
6 8 (4.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (3.93%) Consultant
7 7 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (3.93%) Web Engineer
7 7 (3.93%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Ruby Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Web Developer
9 5 (2.81%) Administrator
9 5 (2.81%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.81%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.81%) C# Developer
9 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (2.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (59.55%) Web Services
2 37 (20.79%) LAMP
3 35 (19.66%) CSS
4 24 (13.48%) HTML
5 21 (11.80%) RESTful
6 20 (11.24%) HTML5
6 20 (11.24%) Spring
7 18 (10.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 18 (10.11%) JSON
7 18 (10.11%) AngularJS
8 16 (8.99%) Backbone.js
9 15 (8.43%) Spring MVC
9 15 (8.43%) Ajax
9 15 (8.43%) JPA
9 15 (8.43%) Hibernate
10 13 (7.30%) .NET
11 11 (6.18%) REST
12 8 (4.49%) Apache Avro
13 7 (3.93%) WCF
13 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (30.34%) Open Source
2 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.37%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.81%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) Linked Data
5 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.69%) User Experience
6 2 (1.12%) iPhone
6 2 (1.12%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.12%) Replication
6 2 (1.12%) Statistics
7 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 93 (52.25%) Linux
2 61 (34.27%) CentOS
3 39 (21.91%) UNIX
4 18 (10.11%) Windows
5 10 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.62%) Mac OS
6 7 (3.93%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.69%) Debian
9 2 (1.12%) VMS
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.12%) Android
10 1 (0.56%) SmartOS
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.56%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.56%) AIX
10 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (44.38%) DevOps
2 64 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (24.72%) TDD
4 42 (23.60%) Configuration Management
5 40 (22.47%) Scrum
6 39 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (15.17%) Load Balancing
8 26 (14.61%) MVC
9 21 (11.80%) Software Engineering
10 18 (10.11%) BDD
11 17 (9.55%) Kanban
12 13 (7.30%) Test Automation
13 12 (6.74%) Web Development
14 10 (5.62%) MapReduce
15 6 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (3.37%) E-Commerce
16 5 (2.81%) Migration
16 5 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (2.81%) Refactoring
16 5 (2.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.58%) Java
2 57 (32.02%) Ruby
3 42 (23.60%) Python
4 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
5 34 (19.10%) PHP
6 23 (12.92%) Bash Shell
7 20 (11.24%) SQL
8 11 (6.18%) PowerShell
9 9 (5.06%) C#
10 7 (3.93%) C++
11 6 (3.37%) Perl
12 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.69%) PHP5
12 3 (1.69%) Groovy
13 2 (1.12%) Scala
13 2 (1.12%) C
14 1 (0.56%) Clojure
14 1 (0.56%) AWK
14 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.81%) BC Cleared
2 5 (2.81%) Degree
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) RHCE
3 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.56%) RHCT
3 1 (0.56%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) VirtualBox
2 10 (5.62%) vCloud
2 10 (5.62%) Docker
3 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.12%) Varnish
4 2 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 85 (47.75%) Puppet
2 55 (30.90%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (21.91%) Vagrant
4 31 (17.42%) Nagios
5 21 (11.80%) Cacti
6 5 (2.81%) Salt
7 4 (2.25%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.25%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (30.90%) Red Hat
2 23 (12.92%) Oracle
3 22 (12.36%) Percona
4 13 (7.30%) RightScale
5 12 (6.74%) VMware
6 10 (5.62%) EMC
7 9 (5.06%) New Relic
8 7 (3.93%) Sun
9 2 (1.12%) Adobe
9 2 (1.12%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.12%) Sencha
9 2 (1.12%) Appcelerator
9 2 (1.12%) Sony
9 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.56%) Zend
10 1 (0.56%) Teradata
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.56%) HP
10 1 (0.56%) SAP
10 1 (0.56%) SaltStack
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