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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 501 476 503
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 94 102 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.94% 8.08% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 92 65
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £243 £350
% change year-on-year
+44.32% -30.71%
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
1901 1262 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.37% 2.37% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 873 470
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -48.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.88 £45.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 22 August 2014.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 30 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 22 August 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
England -35 93 £350 +16.66% 17
London -6 40 £400 +14.28% 9
South East +13 19 £350 -17.64% 3
South West -18 16 £350 -
Hampshire +1 14 £344 -19.11% 2
Southampton - 12 £344 - 2
North West +8 8 £400 +3.22% 1
Swindon - 8 £350 -
Wiltshire - 8 £350 -
East of England - 5 £200 -
Oxfordshire +6 3 £413 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £200 -
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Cambridge - 3 £200 -
City of London +29 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £415 -
Chester - 2 £400 -
Derby - - - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Staines - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (85.90%) Amazon EC2
1 134 (85.90%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (58.97%) Web Services
3 85 (54.49%) Puppet
4 84 (53.85%) DevOps
5 81 (51.92%) Linux
6 65 (41.67%) Red Hat
7 62 (39.74%) Apache
7 62 (39.74%) CentOS
8 60 (38.46%) Open Source
8 60 (38.46%) MySQL
9 59 (37.82%) Amazon ELB
10 54 (34.62%) Ruby
11 45 (28.85%) Configuration Management
12 44 (28.21%) Tomcat
12 44 (28.21%) Vagrant
12 44 (28.21%) Amazon RDS
12 44 (28.21%) Jenkins
12 44 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (27.56%) Java
14 42 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
15 40 (25.64%) LAMP
16 39 (25.00%) Maven
17 38 (24.36%) UNIX
18 37 (23.72%) Python
19 36 (23.08%) Scrum
19 36 (23.08%) Route 53
20 33 (21.15%) Nagios
21 32 (20.51%) TDD
21 32 (20.51%) Cucumber

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 62 (39.74%) Apache
2 44 (28.21%) Tomcat
3 30 (19.23%) nginx
4 7 (4.49%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.49%) Jetty
4 7 (4.49%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.56%) Node.js
6 2 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.28%) Confluence
6 2 (1.28%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Liferay
7 1 (0.64%) WordPress
7 1 (0.64%) Mule
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (6.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 134 (85.90%) Amazon EC2
1 134 (85.90%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (37.82%) Amazon ELB
3 36 (23.08%) Route 53
4 22 (14.10%) SaaS
4 22 (14.10%) PaaS
5 14 (8.97%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (7.69%) Heroku
7 11 (7.05%) GitHub
8 10 (6.41%) CloudFront
9 8 (5.13%) ElastiCache
9 8 (5.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (1.28%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.38%) DNS
2 23 (14.74%) Firewall
3 22 (14.10%) DHCP
4 10 (6.41%) SSH
5 8 (5.13%) HTTP
6 6 (3.85%) Internet
7 5 (3.21%) Network Security
8 4 (2.56%) SSL
9 3 (1.92%) VPN
10 1 (0.64%) SMTP
10 1 (0.64%) SNMP
10 1 (0.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (38.46%) MySQL
2 44 (28.21%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (12.18%) MongoDB
4 16 (10.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 14 (8.97%) Big Data
5 14 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (7.05%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.28%) Azkaban
10 2 (1.28%) Voldemort
10 2 (1.28%) Redis
11 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.64%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.64%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 44 (28.21%) Jenkins
2 39 (25.00%) Maven
3 32 (20.51%) Cucumber
4 30 (19.23%) Hudson
5 20 (12.82%) RSpec
6 12 (7.69%) JUnit
7 10 (6.41%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (6.41%) Sublime Text
8 9 (5.77%) Subversion
8 9 (5.77%) JIRA
9 8 (5.13%) Mockito
9 8 (5.13%) Selenium
10 6 (3.85%) Git (software)
11 5 (3.21%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.21%) NUnit
11 5 (3.21%) CruiseControl
11 5 (3.21%) MSBuild
12 4 (2.56%) Ant
13 3 (1.92%) PHPUnit
13 3 (1.92%) Behat
General
1 3 (1.92%) Marketing
1 3 (1.92%) Retail
2 2 (1.28%) Billing
2 2 (1.28%) Music Industry
3 1 (0.64%) Finance
3 1 (0.64%) Advertising
3 1 (0.64%) Publishing
3 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (30.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (26.92%) Developer
3 11 (7.05%) Java Developer
4 9 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (4.49%) Software Engineer
5 7 (4.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (4.49%) Web Engineer
5 7 (4.49%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (4.49%) Scala Developer
6 5 (3.21%) Consultant
6 5 (3.21%) .NET Developer
6 5 (3.21%) C# Developer
6 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (3.21%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (3.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (1.92%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (1.92%) Web Developer
8 3 (1.92%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (58.97%) Web Services
2 40 (25.64%) LAMP
3 25 (16.03%) CSS
4 17 (10.90%) HTML
5 13 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 13 (8.33%) HTML5
5 13 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 13 (8.33%) RESTful
6 12 (7.69%) JSON
7 10 (6.41%) REST
7 10 (6.41%) .NET
8 9 (5.77%) Spring
8 9 (5.77%) Ajax
9 8 (5.13%) Spring MVC
9 8 (5.13%) JPA
9 8 (5.13%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.49%) Servlets
11 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (38.46%) Open Source
2 9 (5.77%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.92%) Linked Data
4 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.28%) Social Media
4 2 (1.28%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.28%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.28%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.64%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 81 (51.92%) Linux
2 62 (39.74%) CentOS
3 38 (24.36%) UNIX
4 12 (7.69%) Windows
5 10 (6.41%) Mac OS
6 8 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.28%) Solaris
8 2 (1.28%) VMS
9 1 (0.64%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.64%) Debian
9 1 (0.64%) Android
9 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.64%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (53.85%) DevOps
2 45 (28.85%) Configuration Management
3 44 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (23.08%) Scrum
5 32 (20.51%) TDD
6 27 (17.31%) Load Balancing
7 24 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (12.82%) Software Engineering
9 17 (10.90%) MVC
10 16 (10.26%) BDD
11 15 (9.62%) Kanban
12 8 (5.13%) Release Management
13 7 (4.49%) JVM Tuning
13 7 (4.49%) Performance Testing
14 6 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (3.21%) E-Commerce
16 4 (2.56%) Test Automation
16 4 (2.56%) Web Development
16 4 (2.56%) OO
17 3 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (34.62%) Ruby
2 43 (27.56%) Java
3 37 (23.72%) Python
4 29 (18.59%) PHP
5 23 (14.74%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.77%) Perl
8 8 (5.13%) SQL
9 7 (4.49%) C#
10 6 (3.85%) Scala
11 4 (2.56%) Groovy
11 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.28%) PHP5
13 2 (1.28%) C++
13 2 (1.28%) C
14 1 (0.64%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (2.56%) BC Cleared
1 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.64%) RHCE
2 1 (0.64%) LPIC
2 1 (0.64%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.46%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) vCloud
2 8 (5.13%) VirtualBox
3 6 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.21%) Docker
5 3 (1.92%) Xen
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.64%) Varnish
6 1 (0.64%) KVM
Systems Management
1 85 (54.49%) Puppet
2 44 (28.21%) Vagrant
3 42 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (21.15%) Nagios
5 21 (13.46%) Cacti
6 4 (2.56%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.92%) Ansible
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.64%) YUM
8 1 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 65 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 26 (16.67%) RightScale
3 21 (13.46%) Percona
4 19 (12.18%) Oracle
5 12 (7.69%) New Relic
6 11 (7.05%) Sun
6 11 (7.05%) VMware
7 9 (5.77%) EMC
8 2 (1.28%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.28%) Tableau
8 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.28%) Sony
8 2 (1.28%) Tripwire
8 2 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.64%) Remedy
9 1 (0.64%) Adobe
9 1 (0.64%) Zend
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