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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 504 534 500
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -34
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 83 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.063% 0.068%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.09% 2.51% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 28 27
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£438 £390 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +41.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +45.45%
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
2030 1274 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.86% 2.51% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 799 520
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 25 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.76 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.00 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
England +39 78 £425 +8.97% 34
London +21 38 £450 +18.42% 23
South East - 13 £425 - 4
East of England - 10 £550 -
City of London +18 9 £404 +24.23% 4
North West -14 9 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £418 - 3
Cheshire -3 5 £388 -3.12% 1
Hampshire - 5 £325 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £450 - 1
Bristol - 5 £438 - 1
South West - 5 £438 - 1
Oxford - 4 £425 - 2
Leeds - 3 £409 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £409 - 3
Yorkshire - 3 £409 - 3
Manchester - 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 £425 -
Chester +10 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
Horsham - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 148 (86.55%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (77.19%) Amazon EC2
3 77 (45.03%) Web Services
4 76 (44.44%) Linux
5 75 (43.86%) Puppet
6 66 (38.60%) DevOps
7 62 (36.26%) Java
8 52 (30.41%) Python
8 52 (30.41%) Ruby
9 51 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
10 50 (29.24%) CentOS
11 46 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (25.73%) Red Hat
13 41 (23.98%) Apache
13 41 (23.98%) Amazon ELB
14 40 (23.39%) TDD
15 38 (22.22%) Configuration Management
15 38 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
16 37 (21.64%) Jenkins
16 37 (21.64%) MySQL
16 37 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (20.47%) Tomcat
18 31 (18.13%) Open Source
19 30 (17.54%) Bash Shell
19 30 (17.54%) PHP
20 29 (16.96%) UNIX
21 28 (16.37%) Vagrant
21 28 (16.37%) Route 53
21 28 (16.37%) HTML
21 28 (16.37%) nginx

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 41 (23.98%) Apache
2 35 (20.47%) Tomcat
3 28 (16.37%) nginx
4 12 (7.02%) Apache Spark
5 9 (5.26%) Node.js
6 8 (4.68%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.51%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.51%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.51%) JBoss
8 4 (2.34%) CMS
8 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.75%) IIS
9 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.75%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.17%) Kentico
10 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.58%) Drupal
11 1 (0.58%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (2.34%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 148 (86.55%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (77.19%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (23.98%) Amazon ELB
4 28 (16.37%) Route 53
5 20 (11.70%) Amazon SQS
6 16 (9.36%) Amazon EMR
7 13 (7.60%) ElastiCache
7 13 (7.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 8 (4.68%) PaaS
9 7 (4.09%) Heroku
10 6 (3.51%) CloudFront
10 6 (3.51%) SaaS
11 5 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.75%) IaaS
12 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (1.17%) Office 365
13 2 (1.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.45%) Firewall
2 19 (11.11%) Internet
3 14 (8.19%) DNS
4 9 (5.26%) DHCP
4 9 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.68%) SSL
5 8 (4.68%) Network Security
6 5 (2.92%) DSL
6 5 (2.92%) VPN
6 5 (2.92%) HTTP
7 4 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.17%) DAB
8 2 (1.17%) SSH
9 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.58%) LDAP
9 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
2 37 (21.64%) MySQL
3 25 (14.62%) MongoDB
4 19 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 18 (10.53%) Hadoop
6 13 (7.60%) Redis
6 13 (7.60%) Big Data
7 8 (4.68%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.09%) Hazelcast
9 6 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.92%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.34%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.75%) SimpleDB
12 3 (1.75%) Couchbase
13 2 (1.17%) RavenDB
13 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (21.64%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.62%) Maven
3 23 (13.45%) Cucumber
4 18 (10.53%) JUnit
4 18 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 15 (8.77%) RSpec
6 13 (7.60%) Hudson
6 13 (7.60%) Selenium
7 11 (6.43%) Mockito
8 7 (4.09%) Subversion
9 6 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.17%) Grunt
10 2 (1.17%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.17%) LLBLGen Pro
10 2 (1.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (1.17%) Gradle
11 1 (0.58%) Yeoman
11 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.58%) Ant
General
1 15 (8.77%) Telecoms
1 15 (8.77%) Finance
2 12 (7.02%) Marketing
3 6 (3.51%) Electronics
3 6 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.34%) Advertising
4 4 (2.34%) Banking
5 3 (1.75%) Publishing
6 2 (1.17%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (37.43%) Developer
2 30 (17.54%) Java Developer
3 29 (16.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (8.77%) Architect
5 11 (6.43%) Consultant
6 10 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (4.68%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (4.09%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (4.09%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Linux Support
10 5 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.92%) Linux Support Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.92%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Administrator
10 5 (2.92%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (2.34%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (45.03%) Web Services
2 28 (16.37%) HTML
3 27 (15.79%) Spring
3 27 (15.79%) RESTful
4 26 (15.20%) JSON
4 26 (15.20%) CSS
5 23 (13.45%) HTML5
6 17 (9.94%) LAMP
7 15 (8.77%) XML
7 15 (8.77%) REST
7 15 (8.77%) AngularJS
8 13 (7.60%) Hibernate
8 13 (7.60%) JPA
9 12 (7.02%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (6.43%) Spring MVC
10 11 (6.43%) Ajax
11 9 (5.26%) Apache Avro
12 7 (4.09%) Apache Camel
12 7 (4.09%) jQuery
13 6 (3.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.13%) Open Source
2 20 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.19%) Mobile App
4 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.68%) Statistics
6 6 (3.51%) DTV
7 5 (2.92%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.92%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.92%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.34%) Clustering
9 3 (1.75%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.75%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.75%) User Experience
10 2 (1.17%) iPhone
10 2 (1.17%) Replication
11 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.58%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.58%) Xbox
11 1 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 76 (44.44%) Linux
2 50 (29.24%) CentOS
3 29 (16.96%) UNIX
4 26 (15.20%) Windows
5 13 (7.60%) Ubuntu
6 9 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.26%) Android
7 7 (4.09%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.34%) Fedora
9 3 (1.75%) Debian
10 2 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.58%) SUSE
11 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (38.60%) DevOps
2 46 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (23.39%) TDD
4 38 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 37 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (14.62%) Load Balancing
6 25 (14.62%) Scrum
7 24 (14.04%) BDD
8 19 (11.11%) MVC
9 18 (10.53%) Web Development
9 18 (10.53%) Kanban
10 14 (8.19%) Test Automation
10 14 (8.19%) Migration
11 13 (7.60%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.60%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.60%) MapReduce
12 11 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.09%) SOA
13 7 (4.09%) Analytics
13 7 (4.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.26%) Java
2 52 (30.41%) Python
2 52 (30.41%) Ruby
3 30 (17.54%) Bash Shell
3 30 (17.54%) PHP
4 27 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.87%) SQL
6 12 (7.02%) Perl
7 7 (4.09%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.92%) C++
8 5 (2.92%) Golang
9 4 (2.34%) C#
9 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.75%) Scala
10 3 (1.75%) Clojure
11 2 (1.17%) PHP5
12 1 (0.58%) Groovy
12 1 (0.58%) R
12 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (9.36%) Degree
2 2 (1.17%) RHCE
2 2 (1.17%) VCP4
3 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.94%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (8.77%) Docker
2 11 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.26%) VirtualBox
4 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.51%) Xen
5 6 (3.51%) Postfix
5 6 (3.51%) Sendmail
6 3 (1.75%) Varnish
7 2 (1.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (43.86%) Puppet
2 51 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (16.37%) Vagrant
4 17 (9.94%) Nagios
5 16 (9.36%) Cacti
6 11 (6.43%) Salt
7 5 (2.92%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (2.92%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.75%) Ansible
9 2 (1.17%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.58%) OpenView
10 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.58%) Graphite
Vendors
1 44 (25.73%) Red Hat
2 27 (15.79%) Oracle
3 16 (9.36%) Percona
4 13 (7.60%) VMware
5 10 (5.85%) RightScale
6 8 (4.68%) SAP
7 6 (3.51%) Cisco
7 6 (3.51%) HP
7 6 (3.51%) Akamai
7 6 (3.51%) Veeam
8 4 (2.34%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.34%) Brocade
8 4 (2.34%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.75%) Citrix
10 2 (1.17%) Teradata
10 2 (1.17%) Sencha
10 2 (1.17%) hybris
10 2 (1.17%) New Relic
10 2 (1.17%) ForgeRock
10 2 (1.17%) Appcelerator
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