The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon S3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rank 250 246 236
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.39% 0.37% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£418 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.16% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon S3
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
431 273 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.35% 2.96% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 157 131
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 7 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £9.09 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.02% -35.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.03 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.50 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -11.86%

Amazon S3
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Amazon S3 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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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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
Oxfordshire - 4 £410 -
Berkshire - 2 £425 -
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (90.48%) Java
2 19 (90.48%) Tomcat
3 18 (85.71%) Web Services
4 16 (76.19%) JUnit
4 16 (76.19%) TDD
4 16 (76.19%) Spring
4 16 (76.19%) JSON
5 15 (71.43%) Linux
6 14 (66.67%) Web Development
6 14 (66.67%) Cucumber
6 14 (66.67%) BDD
7 11 (52.38%) Puppet
7 11 (52.38%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (47.62%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (47.62%) HTML5
8 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
8 10 (47.62%) JBoss
8 10 (47.62%) XML
8 10 (47.62%) HTML
8 10 (47.62%) WebLogic
8 10 (47.62%) EJB
9 9 (42.86%) Scrum
9 9 (42.86%) RSpec
9 9 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (38.10%) REST
10 8 (38.10%) RESTful
10 8 (38.10%) WebSphere Application Server

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (90.48%) Tomcat
2 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
2 10 (47.62%) WebLogic
2 10 (47.62%) JBoss
3 8 (38.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 21 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (52.38%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (47.62%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (9.52%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (9.52%) GitHub
6 2 (9.52%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) DSL
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Hazelcast
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) JUnit
2 14 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 9 (42.86%) RSpec
4 6 (28.57%) Mockito
4 6 (28.57%) Maven
4 6 (28.57%) Selenium
4 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Java Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Web Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) Web Services
2 16 (76.19%) Spring
2 16 (76.19%) JSON
3 10 (47.62%) HTML5
3 10 (47.62%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 10 (47.62%) EJB
4 8 (38.10%) REST
4 8 (38.10%) RESTful
5 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
5 6 (28.57%) JPA
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) Ajax
6 5 (23.81%) JTS
6 5 (23.81%) PostGIS
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) TDD
2 14 (66.67%) Web Development
2 14 (66.67%) BDD
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Kanban
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (9.52%) Python
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VirtualBox
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Vagrant
3 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) VMware