The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon S3 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
UK
Rank 414 520 511
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -9
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 185 102 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.31% 2.76% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 70 56
Median daily rate £500 £438 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5581 3692 2443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.47% 7.27% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3906 2562 1622
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 57 67
Median hourly rate £18.75 £26.91 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.32% +19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £100.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

Amazon S3
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Amazon S3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +114 178 £500 +12.67% 33
London +69 127 £516 +14.72% 19
North West +36 21 £375 -6.25% 3
Manchester - 11 £375 - 3
Cheshire +21 8 £600 +50.00%
South West +11 8 £500 +31.57% 2
Yorkshire - 7 £275 - 1
City of London -3 6 £351 -25.22% 6
Scotland +25 5 £375 -4.45%
South East +17 5 £470 +1.62% 3
Gloucestershire - 5 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £470 -
Sheffield - 5 £275 - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £275 - 1
Edinburgh +13 4 £375 -4.45%
East of England +6 4 £575 +76.92% 3
East Midlands +5 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 4 - -
Macclesfield - 4 £600 -
Northampton - 4 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £470 -
Norwich - 2 £575 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £413 -
Bristol - 2 £500 -
Norfolk - 2 £575 -
Hertfordshire -2 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -2 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £395 -
Bradford - 1 £400 -
Pudsey - 1 £425 -

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 341 (93.68%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (70.33%) Amazon EC2
3 179 (49.18%) Linux
4 171 (46.98%) DevOps
5 168 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 137 (37.64%) Amazon RDS
7 130 (35.71%) Python
8 119 (32.69%) Jenkins
9 113 (31.04%) Java
10 110 (30.22%) Puppet
11 96 (26.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 94 (25.82%) Docker
13 91 (25.00%) Route 53
13 91 (25.00%) Web Services
14 86 (23.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 83 (22.80%) Opscode Chef
16 81 (22.25%) Amazon ELB
17 78 (21.43%) Ansible
18 77 (21.15%) Ruby
19 76 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
20 74 (20.33%) Bash Shell
21 73 (20.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 68 (18.68%) Terraform
23 66 (18.13%) Amazon SQS
24 63 (17.31%) NoSQL
25 60 (16.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
26 57 (15.66%) Microservices
26 57 (15.66%) Windows
27 56 (15.38%) Git (software)
28 55 (15.11%) Big Data

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (12.91%) nginx
2 44 (12.09%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (11.26%) Tomcat
4 38 (10.44%) Apache
5 36 (9.89%) Apache Spark
6 34 (9.34%) Confluence
7 20 (5.49%) WebLogic
7 20 (5.49%) WebSphere
8 16 (4.40%) JBoss
9 15 (4.12%) IIS
10 14 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (2.20%) Apache Pig
12 7 (1.92%) Drupal
13 4 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.82%) SAS
15 2 (0.55%) CMS
15 2 (0.55%) GemFire
15 2 (0.55%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.55%) Mule
15 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.27%) SPSS
2 1 (0.27%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 341 (93.68%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (70.33%) Amazon EC2
3 96 (26.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 91 (25.00%) Route 53
5 86 (23.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 81 (22.25%) Amazon ELB
7 66 (18.13%) Amazon SQS
8 60 (16.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 51 (14.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 45 (12.36%) CloudFront
11 43 (11.81%) AWS Lambda
12 39 (10.71%) Amazon EMR
13 37 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (8.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 31 (8.52%) Amazon Kinesis
14 31 (8.52%) AWS CloudTrail
15 23 (6.32%) PaaS
16 20 (5.49%) GitHub
17 15 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
18 7 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.81%) VPN
2 18 (4.95%) HTTP
3 16 (4.40%) SSL
3 16 (4.40%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.30%) DNS
5 9 (2.47%) Kerberos
6 8 (2.20%) LDAP
7 7 (1.92%) Firewall
8 5 (1.37%) Internet
8 5 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.10%) LAN
9 4 (1.10%) SMTP
9 4 (1.10%) WAN
10 3 (0.82%) DHCP
10 3 (0.82%) Network Security
10 3 (0.82%) SAN
11 2 (0.55%) SSH
11 2 (0.55%) VLAN
11 2 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (37.64%) Amazon RDS
2 73 (20.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 63 (17.31%) NoSQL
4 55 (15.11%) Big Data
5 50 (13.74%) Hadoop
6 43 (11.81%) MySQL
7 41 (11.26%) MongoDB
8 37 (10.16%) SQL Server
9 31 (8.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 31 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (6.32%) Apache Hive
11 17 (4.67%) HBase
12 16 (4.40%) Relational Database
13 15 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (4.12%) Redis
14 12 (3.30%) Neo4j
15 10 (2.75%) Presto
15 10 (2.75%) RDBMS
16 8 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (2.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 119 (32.69%) Jenkins
2 56 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 45 (12.36%) JIRA
4 29 (7.97%) JUnit
5 25 (6.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (5.49%) TeamCity
6 20 (5.49%) Vagrant
7 19 (5.22%) Cucumber
8 16 (4.40%) Subversion
9 15 (4.12%) Maven
10 13 (3.57%) Mockito
10 13 (3.57%) RSpec
11 6 (1.65%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.10%) GoCD
13 4 (1.10%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.55%) GitLab
14 2 (0.55%) Phabricator
14 2 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 35 (9.62%) Finance
2 13 (3.57%) Games
3 9 (2.47%) Retail
4 7 (1.92%) Publishing
5 6 (1.65%) Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.55%) Advertising
7 2 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (27.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 85 (23.35%) AWS Engineer
3 73 (20.05%) AWS DevOps
4 72 (19.78%) Developer
5 45 (12.36%) Architect
6 31 (8.52%) Java Developer
7 23 (6.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 23 (6.32%) Software Engineer
8 21 (5.77%) Data Engineer
9 20 (5.49%) Java Engineer
10 19 (5.22%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (4.95%) AWS Architect
12 17 (4.67%) Administrator
12 17 (4.67%) AWS Developer
13 16 (4.40%) Consultant
13 16 (4.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 15 (4.12%) Java Software Engineer
14 15 (4.12%) Project Manager
15 14 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
15 14 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (25.00%) Web Services
2 50 (13.74%) REST
3 43 (11.81%) HTML
4 39 (10.71%) JSON
5 32 (8.79%) .NET
6 31 (8.52%) XML
7 30 (8.24%) ELK Stack
8 28 (7.69%) Spring
9 24 (6.59%) HTML5
9 24 (6.59%) Node.js
9 24 (6.59%) RESTful
10 19 (5.22%) Kafka
11 17 (4.67%) ASP.NET
12 16 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (4.40%) CSS
12 16 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (3.85%) AngularJS
13 14 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (3.85%) EJB
14 13 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.32%) Public Cloud
2 22 (6.04%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.02%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.75%) Algorithms
4 10 (2.75%) Physics
4 10 (2.75%) User Experience
5 9 (2.47%) PKI
5 9 (2.47%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.20%) Blog
7 7 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.65%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (1.65%) Wiki
9 4 (1.10%) Clustering
9 4 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.10%) Replication
10 3 (0.82%) Tandem
11 2 (0.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 179 (49.18%) Linux
2 57 (15.66%) Windows
3 40 (10.99%) CentOS
4 34 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (9.34%) Unix
5 14 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.92%) CoreOS
7 6 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.10%) AIX
8 4 (1.10%) Android
8 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.55%) Debian
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) OS/2
10 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (46.98%) DevOps
2 168 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (15.66%) Microservices
5 53 (14.56%) Scrum
6 45 (12.36%) Software Engineering
6 45 (12.36%) TDD
7 38 (10.44%) Auto-Scaling
7 38 (10.44%) Configuration Management
8 36 (9.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 35 (9.62%) Migration
10 34 (9.34%) BDD
11 30 (8.24%) Open Source
12 29 (7.97%) E-Commerce
13 27 (7.42%) Analytics
14 26 (7.14%) High Availability
14 26 (7.14%) Web Development
15 23 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (6.32%) Change Management
16 22 (6.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 130 (35.71%) Python
2 113 (31.04%) Java
3 77 (21.15%) Ruby
4 74 (20.33%) Bash Shell
5 43 (11.81%) Scala
6 40 (10.99%) JavaScript
7 36 (9.89%) SQL
8 34 (9.34%) Perl
8 34 (9.34%) PHP
9 31 (8.52%) C#
10 25 (6.87%) C
11 15 (4.12%) C++
11 15 (4.12%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.02%) Go
12 11 (3.02%) R
13 7 (1.92%) ActionScript
13 7 (1.92%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.82%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.55%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 47 (12.91%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.34%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.87%) AWS Certification
4 21 (5.77%) Degree
5 15 (4.12%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.10%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.55%) PhD
8 2 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.27%) CCIE
9 1 (0.27%) CCNA
9 1 (0.27%) CCNP
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.27%) IISP
9 1 (0.27%) ISEB
9 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.04%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (25.82%) Docker
2 27 (7.42%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.75%) HDFS
5 6 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.37%) vSphere
7 4 (1.10%) LXC
7 4 (1.10%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.55%) XenApp
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.27%) iptables
9 1 (0.27%) NFS
9 1 (0.27%) Varnish
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 110 (30.22%) Puppet
2 83 (22.80%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (21.43%) Ansible
4 68 (18.68%) Terraform
5 41 (11.26%) Kubernetes
6 15 (4.12%) logstash
7 10 (2.75%) Salt
8 9 (2.47%) Mesos
9 8 (2.20%) Hadoop YARN
9 8 (2.20%) Kibana
9 8 (2.20%) Packer
10 7 (1.92%) Nagios
10 7 (1.92%) SELinux
11 5 (1.37%) collectd
11 5 (1.37%) Graphite
11 5 (1.37%) OSSEC
11 5 (1.37%) StatsD
12 4 (1.10%) Grafana
12 4 (1.10%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.82%) Consul
Vendors
1 32 (8.79%) Oracle
2 27 (7.42%) Red Hat
3 25 (6.87%) VMware
4 23 (6.32%) Atlassian
5 19 (5.22%) New Relic
6 18 (4.95%) Microsoft
7 13 (3.57%) SaltStack
8 9 (2.47%) Tableau
9 8 (2.20%) IBM
9 8 (2.20%) Rackspace
9 8 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.92%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.65%) Google
11 6 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.65%) Trend Micro
12 5 (1.37%) SAP
12 5 (1.37%) Sybase
12 5 (1.37%) Teradata
13 4 (1.10%) HP
13 4 (1.10%) Informatica
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