The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon S3 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rank 539 515 500
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 83 85 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.55% 3.78% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 51 70
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£425 £365 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3259 2248 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.72% 4.11% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 1422 949
Average daily rate £415 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% +6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 54 32
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

Amazon S3
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Amazon S3 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Trend

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

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 26 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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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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
England -24 79 £425 +16.43% 33
London -8 30 £425 +6.25% 21
North West -7 24 £500 +17.64% 3
Cheshire +15 21 £500 - 3
South East -30 13 £500 +36.98% 2
Oxfordshire -11 10 £500 +21.21%
Macclesfield - 9 £475 -
Oxford - 8 £500 -
Chester -2 7 - - 2
City of London -11 4 £435 +8.75% 4
Tyne and Wear - 4 £563 -
North East - 4 £563 -
West Yorkshire -22 3 £415 -
Yorkshire -24 3 £415 - 2
Surrey - 3 £325 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £550 -
Leeds - 3 £415 -
Bristol -6 1 - - 1
East of England -11 1 £350 +75.00% 2
South West -17 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
St Albans - 1 £350 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 -

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 134 (95.04%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (76.60%) Amazon EC2
3 69 (48.94%) DevOps
4 61 (43.26%) Puppet
5 57 (40.43%) Web Services
6 52 (36.88%) Linux
6 52 (36.88%) Opscode Chef
7 49 (34.75%) Amazon ELB
8 40 (28.37%) TDD
9 38 (26.95%) Amazon RDS
10 37 (26.24%) CentOS
11 36 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (24.11%) Amazon SQS
12 34 (24.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 33 (23.40%) Red Hat
13 33 (23.40%) Configuration Management
14 32 (22.70%) Route 53
15 31 (21.99%) Jenkins
16 30 (21.28%) Java
16 30 (21.28%) MySQL
17 27 (19.15%) HTML
17 27 (19.15%) Tomcat
17 27 (19.15%) Vagrant
18 26 (18.44%) Git (software)
19 25 (17.73%) Apache
20 24 (17.02%) Windows
20 24 (17.02%) Scrum
20 24 (17.02%) AWS CloudFormation
21 23 (16.31%) QA

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (19.15%) Tomcat
2 25 (17.73%) Apache
3 13 (9.22%) nginx
3 13 (9.22%) IIS
4 9 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.67%) JBoss
5 8 (5.67%) WebLogic
6 7 (4.96%) Node.js
7 6 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.84%) Confluence
9 3 (2.13%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.71%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.71%) Drupal
10 1 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) AWD
1 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 134 (95.04%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (76.60%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (34.75%) Amazon ELB
4 34 (24.11%) Amazon SQS
4 34 (24.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 32 (22.70%) Route 53
6 24 (17.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (13.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 17 (12.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 13 (9.22%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (6.38%) Heroku
10 9 (6.38%) AWS CloudTrail
11 7 (4.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (4.26%) Amazon Glacier
13 5 (3.55%) SaaS
14 4 (2.84%) PaaS
14 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (2.13%) CloudFront
15 3 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.38%) Firewall
2 8 (5.67%) Internet
3 7 (4.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (4.26%) DNS
4 6 (4.26%) DHCP
5 3 (2.13%) Network Security
5 3 (2.13%) Skype
6 2 (1.42%) HTTP
6 2 (1.42%) VPN
6 2 (1.42%) SSH
7 1 (0.71%) LDAP
7 1 (0.71%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.71%) AMQP
7 1 (0.71%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.95%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (21.28%) MySQL
3 18 (12.77%) MongoDB
4 16 (11.35%) Redis
5 10 (7.09%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.38%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.96%) Couchbase
7 7 (4.96%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.96%) SimpleDB
8 5 (3.55%) DB2
8 5 (3.55%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (3.55%) Big Data
9 2 (1.42%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (21.99%) Jenkins
2 26 (18.44%) Git (software)
3 22 (15.60%) Hudson
4 17 (12.06%) Maven
5 16 (11.35%) JUnit
6 12 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (6.38%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.96%) Mockito
9 6 (4.26%) JIRA
9 6 (4.26%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.55%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.84%) Selenium
11 4 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.71%) Subversion
12 1 (0.71%) Checkstyle
12 1 (0.71%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.71%) RSpec
12 1 (0.71%) Redmine
12 1 (0.71%) Capybara
General
1 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (1.42%) Advertising
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (24.82%) Developer
3 15 (10.64%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.93%) Software Engineer
4 14 (9.93%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (9.22%) Architect
6 12 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Consultant
9 7 (4.96%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (4.26%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Web Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (40.43%) Web Services
2 27 (19.15%) HTML
3 20 (14.18%) Spring
4 19 (13.48%) CSS
5 18 (12.77%) JSON
6 17 (12.06%) HTML5
7 15 (10.64%) RESTful
8 14 (9.93%) REST
8 14 (9.93%) XML
9 13 (9.22%) LAMP
10 11 (7.80%) jQuery
10 11 (7.80%) Spring MVC
11 10 (7.09%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (7.09%) AngularJS
12 8 (5.67%) Hibernate
12 8 (5.67%) EJB
13 7 (4.96%) POSIX
14 6 (4.26%) XSLT
15 5 (3.55%) JSP
15 5 (3.55%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.67%) Statistics
3 7 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.55%) PKI
5 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.13%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.13%) User Experience
6 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Telematics
8 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.88%) Linux
2 37 (26.24%) CentOS
3 24 (17.02%) Windows
4 19 (13.48%) UNIX
5 6 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.26%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.84%) VME
6 4 (2.84%) AIX
7 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) SUSE
9 1 (0.71%) Debian
9 1 (0.71%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.94%) DevOps
2 40 (28.37%) TDD
3 36 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (23.40%) Configuration Management
5 24 (17.02%) Scrum
6 19 (13.48%) Auto-Scaling
7 16 (11.35%) BDD
7 16 (11.35%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.93%) Open Source
9 13 (9.22%) Load Balancing
10 12 (8.51%) Release Management
10 12 (8.51%) MVC
11 11 (7.80%) Web Development
12 10 (7.09%) Kanban
12 10 (7.09%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.67%) Network Design
13 8 (5.67%) Performance Testing
14 7 (4.96%) Security Testing
14 7 (4.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.28%) Java
2 22 (15.60%) Python
2 22 (15.60%) Ruby
3 21 (14.89%) Bash Shell
4 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.35%) SQL
6 9 (6.38%) Perl
6 9 (6.38%) PHP
7 4 (2.84%) COBOL
8 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) Groovy
9 1 (0.71%) Clojure
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Degree
2 8 (5.67%) RHCE
3 3 (2.13%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.31%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Docker
2 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) Gluster
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 61 (43.26%) Puppet
2 52 (36.88%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (19.15%) Vagrant
4 15 (10.64%) Ansible
5 11 (7.80%) Cacti
6 8 (5.67%) Salt
7 7 (4.96%) HAProxy
8 6 (4.26%) Nagios
9 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.71%) SELinux
9 1 (0.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 33 (23.40%) Red Hat
2 19 (13.48%) Oracle
3 7 (4.96%) hybris
4 5 (3.55%) Zend
4 5 (3.55%) New Relic
5 4 (2.84%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.84%) 3PAR
5 4 (2.84%) IBM
5 4 (2.84%) HP
6 3 (2.13%) RightScale
6 3 (2.13%) VMware
6 3 (2.13%) Google
6 3 (2.13%) Percona
7 2 (1.42%) Sun
7 2 (1.42%) Apple
7 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.71%) Adobe
8 1 (0.71%) Informatica
8 1 (0.71%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.71%) Splunk
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