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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 505 512 536
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +24
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 90 70 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.042%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.53% 5.48% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 15
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£434 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
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
1985 1278 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.60% 2.48% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1327 813 467
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £288 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 24 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £43.75 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -14 85 £434 +15.66% 19
London -2 40 £450 +20.00% 7
North West +4 15 £400 - 5
Cheshire +20 13 £400 - 4
South East - 13 £400 - 5
Hampshire - 11 £400 -
Chester +19 10 £400 - 2
City of London +13 9 £563 +50.00% 1
East of England - 8 £550 -
Southampton - 8 £400 -
Leeds -8 4 - -
Yorkshire -14 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire -15 4 - -
Manchester - 2 £475 - 1
Glasgow -2 1 - -
Scotland -2 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - - 1

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 151 (82.07%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (76.63%) Amazon EC2
3 96 (52.17%) Web Services
4 95 (51.63%) Linux
5 85 (46.20%) Puppet
6 78 (42.39%) DevOps
7 66 (35.87%) Ruby
8 61 (33.15%) CentOS
8 61 (33.15%) Opscode Chef
9 57 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (30.98%) Red Hat
9 57 (30.98%) Java
10 53 (28.80%) MySQL
10 53 (28.80%) Python
11 51 (27.72%) Apache
12 48 (26.09%) Open Source
13 43 (23.37%) Amazon ELB
13 43 (23.37%) Jenkins
13 43 (23.37%) TDD
14 42 (22.83%) JavaScript
14 42 (22.83%) Configuration Management
15 40 (21.74%) Tomcat
15 40 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
16 38 (20.65%) Vagrant
16 38 (20.65%) PHP
16 38 (20.65%) CSS
17 36 (19.57%) Scrum
18 35 (19.02%) MongoDB
18 35 (19.02%) Maven

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 51 (27.72%) Apache
2 40 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 32 (17.39%) nginx
4 11 (5.98%) Node.js
5 9 (4.89%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.72%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.72%) CMS
7 5 (2.72%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.63%) IIS
9 2 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.09%) Kentico
9 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.09%) Jetty
10 1 (0.54%) Drupal
10 1 (0.54%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (5.43%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 151 (82.07%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (76.63%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (23.37%) Amazon ELB
4 34 (18.48%) Route 53
5 15 (8.15%) Heroku
6 13 (7.07%) PaaS
7 11 (5.98%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (5.98%) Amazon EMR
8 10 (5.43%) GitHub
8 10 (5.43%) SaaS
9 5 (2.72%) CloudFront
10 4 (2.17%) ElastiCache
10 4 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (2.17%) IaaS
11 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (1.09%) Office 365
12 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.24%) Firewall
1 17 (9.24%) DNS
2 15 (8.15%) Internet
3 12 (6.52%) DHCP
4 10 (5.43%) SSH
4 10 (5.43%) SSL
5 9 (4.89%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.35%) Network Security
7 5 (2.72%) DSL
8 4 (2.17%) HTTP
8 4 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.09%) DAB
10 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.54%) LDAP
10 1 (0.54%) SMTP
10 1 (0.54%) SNMP
10 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.80%) MySQL
2 40 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
3 35 (19.02%) MongoDB
4 19 (10.33%) Hadoop
5 17 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 16 (8.70%) Big Data
7 13 (7.07%) Redis
8 5 (2.72%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.17%) SimpleDB
9 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.17%) Hazelcast
9 4 (2.17%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.63%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.09%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 43 (23.37%) Jenkins
2 35 (19.02%) Maven
3 31 (16.85%) Cucumber
4 28 (15.22%) RSpec
5 17 (9.24%) Git (software)
6 16 (8.70%) Selenium
7 15 (8.15%) JUnit
8 14 (7.61%) Mockito
8 14 (7.61%) Hudson
9 10 (5.43%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (5.43%) Sublime Text
10 7 (3.80%) Subversion
11 6 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.72%) Ant
13 3 (1.63%) Grunt
14 2 (1.09%) Gerrit
14 2 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 2 (1.09%) LLBLGen Pro
14 2 (1.09%) Gradle
14 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (5.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.80%) Marketing
2 7 (3.80%) Finance
3 4 (2.17%) Advertising
3 4 (2.17%) Retail
4 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.63%) Electronics
5 2 (1.09%) Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Billing
6 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (36.41%) Developer
2 36 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (13.59%) Java Developer
4 14 (7.61%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (5.43%) Software Engineer
6 9 (4.89%) Consultant
7 8 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.35%) Architect
8 7 (3.80%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (3.80%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (3.80%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.26%) Administrator
9 6 (3.26%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.72%) Ruby Developer
10 5 (2.72%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (2.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (52.17%) Web Services
2 38 (20.65%) CSS
3 34 (18.48%) LAMP
4 30 (16.30%) HTML
5 23 (12.50%) HTML5
6 22 (11.96%) Spring
6 22 (11.96%) JSON
6 22 (11.96%) RESTful
7 21 (11.41%) AngularJS
8 19 (10.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 16 (8.70%) JPA
10 15 (8.15%) Backbone.js
10 15 (8.15%) Ajax
11 14 (7.61%) Spring MVC
12 11 (5.98%) .NET
13 10 (5.43%) REST
14 9 (4.89%) Apache Avro
15 8 (4.35%) jQuery
16 7 (3.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.09%) Open Source
2 18 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.26%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.26%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.17%) User Experience
4 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.63%) Statistics
5 3 (1.63%) Clustering
5 3 (1.63%) DTV
5 3 (1.63%) Streaming Video
5 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.09%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.09%) Replication
6 2 (1.09%) iPhone
7 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.54%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 95 (51.63%) Linux
2 61 (33.15%) CentOS
3 34 (18.48%) UNIX
4 27 (14.67%) Windows
5 10 (5.43%) Mac OS
5 10 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.43%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.63%) Android
6 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.63%) Debian
6 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.09%) VMS
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.54%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.54%) AIX
8 1 (0.54%) Solaris
8 1 (0.54%) SmartOS
8 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.39%) DevOps
2 57 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (23.37%) TDD
4 42 (22.83%) Configuration Management
5 40 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (19.57%) Scrum
7 29 (15.76%) Load Balancing
8 21 (11.41%) MVC
9 20 (10.87%) BDD
10 17 (9.24%) Software Engineering
11 16 (8.70%) Kanban
12 13 (7.07%) Test Automation
13 12 (6.52%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.98%) Web Development
15 10 (5.43%) Migration
15 10 (5.43%) MapReduce
16 6 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (3.26%) Analytics
16 6 (3.26%) Change Management
17 5 (2.72%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.87%) Ruby
2 57 (30.98%) Java
3 53 (28.80%) Python
4 42 (22.83%) JavaScript
5 38 (20.65%) PHP
6 27 (14.67%) Bash Shell
7 22 (11.96%) SQL
8 12 (6.52%) Perl
9 10 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.35%) C++
11 7 (3.80%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.80%) C#
12 3 (1.63%) PHP5
12 3 (1.63%) Golang
13 2 (1.09%) C
13 2 (1.09%) Scala
14 1 (0.54%) AWK
14 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.54%) VBA
14 1 (0.54%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (3.80%) Degree
2 5 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.17%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.63%) RHCE
5 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) LPIC
5 1 (0.54%) RHCT
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.61%) Docker
2 12 (6.52%) VirtualBox
3 7 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.72%) Xen
4 5 (2.72%) vCloud
5 3 (1.63%) Postfix
5 3 (1.63%) Sendmail
5 3 (1.63%) Varnish
6 2 (1.09%) vSphere
6 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 85 (46.20%) Puppet
2 61 (33.15%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (20.65%) Vagrant
4 26 (14.13%) Nagios
5 22 (11.96%) Cacti
6 7 (3.80%) Salt
7 5 (2.72%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (2.72%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.63%) Ansible
9 2 (1.09%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.54%) OpenView
10 1 (0.54%) Graphite
Vendors
1 57 (30.98%) Red Hat
2 27 (14.67%) Oracle
3 22 (11.96%) Percona
4 13 (7.07%) RightScale
4 13 (7.07%) VMware
5 6 (3.26%) HP
5 6 (3.26%) Veeam
6 5 (2.72%) EMC
6 5 (2.72%) SAP
7 4 (2.17%) New Relic
7 4 (2.17%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.17%) Brocade
8 3 (1.63%) Cisco
9 2 (1.09%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.09%) Sencha
9 2 (1.09%) Appcelerator
9 2 (1.09%) Sony
9 2 (1.09%) Citrix
9 2 (1.09%) Sun
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