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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rank 515 508 549
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +41
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 104 93 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.062%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.70% 3.94% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 25
Average daily rate £438 £445 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% +17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £603 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
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
3850 2358 1438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.49% 4.65% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2698 1545 927
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 78 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

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 5 February 2016.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 23 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 93 £438 -0.28% 36
London +10 65 £438 -7.89% 20
North West -11 13 £525 +40.00% 1
Cheshire -1 9 £488 +30.00%
South West +5 7 £380 -13.14% 1
Scotland -2 7 £400 -
Edinburgh - 7 £400 -
Wiltshire - 6 - -
City of London +30 5 £469 +10.29% 1
South East -8 5 £513 +22.75% 5
Surrey - 5 £513 - 2
Warrington - 5 £550 -
Malmesbury - 5 - -
Reigate - 4 £500 -
Chester - 3 £413 -
Hertfordshire +4 2 £325 -40.90%
East of England -7 2 £325 -40.90% 3
Manchester -17 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
Loughborough - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 154 (95.06%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (65.43%) Amazon EC2
3 88 (54.32%) Linux
4 75 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (41.36%) Web Services
6 63 (38.89%) Java
7 61 (37.65%) Amazon RDS
8 60 (37.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 52 (32.10%) Jenkins
10 45 (27.78%) DevOps
10 45 (27.78%) SQL
11 43 (26.54%) Python
11 43 (26.54%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (22.84%) Tomcat
12 37 (22.84%) Bash Shell
13 34 (20.99%) Amazon SQS
13 34 (20.99%) Windows
14 32 (19.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 31 (19.14%) JBoss
15 31 (19.14%) HTML
16 29 (17.90%) Opscode Chef
17 28 (17.28%) Puppet
17 28 (17.28%) Git (software)
17 28 (17.28%) TDD
18 27 (16.67%) MongoDB
19 26 (16.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 26 (16.05%) Ruby
20 25 (15.43%) Software Engineering
20 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
20 25 (15.43%) HTML5

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (22.84%) Tomcat
2 31 (19.14%) JBoss
3 17 (10.49%) Node.js
4 16 (9.88%) IIS
5 13 (8.02%) Apache
6 12 (7.41%) WebSphere
7 10 (6.17%) Apache Spark
7 10 (6.17%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.70%) CMS
9 5 (3.09%) nginx
10 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (2.47%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.85%) Confluence
11 3 (1.85%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.85%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.23%) Drupal
12 2 (1.23%) Jetty
12 2 (1.23%) Kentico
12 2 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 154 (95.06%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (65.43%) Amazon EC2
3 60 (37.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 34 (20.99%) Amazon SQS
5 32 (19.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 24 (14.81%) Amazon ELB
7 23 (14.20%) Amazon Glacier
8 20 (12.35%) Amazon Kinesis
9 19 (11.73%) Route 53
10 18 (11.11%) CloudFront
11 16 (9.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 15 (9.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 15 (9.26%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (8.64%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (6.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (6.17%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (3.09%) AWS OpsWorks
15 5 (3.09%) GitHub
15 5 (3.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.11%) DNS
2 14 (8.64%) Firewall
3 12 (7.41%) HTTP
4 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (3.09%) LAN
6 5 (3.09%) SSL
7 4 (2.47%) LDAP
8 3 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.85%) WAN
9 2 (1.23%) DHCP
9 2 (1.23%) Internet
9 2 (1.23%) VLAN
10 1 (0.62%) Intranet
10 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.62%) NAS
10 1 (0.62%) Network Security
10 1 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (37.65%) Amazon RDS
2 27 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 26 (16.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 22 (13.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (12.96%) Big Data
6 20 (12.35%) MySQL
7 19 (11.73%) NoSQL
8 18 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 13 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (6.79%) Amazon Redshift
10 11 (6.79%) Hadoop
11 10 (6.17%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (5.56%) Redis
12 9 (5.56%) Relational Database
13 7 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (2.47%) HBase
14 4 (2.47%) SimpleDB
15 3 (1.85%) Data Mining
15 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (32.10%) Jenkins
2 28 (17.28%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.49%) JUnit
4 15 (9.26%) Cucumber
4 15 (9.26%) Maven
5 12 (7.41%) Mockito
6 11 (6.79%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.32%) Subversion
7 7 (4.32%) Vagrant
8 6 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.09%) Grunt
9 5 (3.09%) JIRA
9 5 (3.09%) Selenium
10 4 (2.47%) Hudson
10 4 (2.47%) RSpec
11 3 (1.85%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.85%) Mocha
12 2 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (11.73%) Finance
2 5 (3.09%) Marketing
3 4 (2.47%) Banking
3 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Advertising
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (33.33%) Developer
2 29 (17.90%) AWS Engineer
2 29 (17.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (11.11%) Administrator
3 18 (11.11%) Architect
3 18 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 12 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 12 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (6.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (6.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.79%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (6.17%) Lead Developer
7 10 (6.17%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) AWS Administrator
8 9 (5.56%) AWS Developer
8 9 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (4.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (41.36%) Web Services
2 31 (19.14%) HTML
3 25 (15.43%) HTML5
4 20 (12.35%) CSS
5 18 (11.11%) REST
6 17 (10.49%) JSON
7 15 (9.26%) .NET
8 14 (8.64%) Spring
8 14 (8.64%) XML
9 13 (8.02%) CSS3
10 11 (6.79%) jQuery
11 10 (6.17%) RESTful
12 9 (5.56%) AngularJS
12 9 (5.56%) LAMP
13 7 (4.32%) J2EE
14 5 (3.09%) D3.js
14 5 (3.09%) Jade
14 5 (3.09%) Meteor
14 5 (3.09%) RequireJS
14 5 (3.09%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.02%) Visualisation
3 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.17%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.94%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.32%) User Experience
7 5 (3.09%) Animation
8 4 (2.47%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.47%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.47%) MPEG
8 4 (2.47%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.47%) Replication
8 4 (2.47%) Telematics
9 2 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.23%) BBC
9 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.23%) PKI
9 2 (1.23%) Wiki
10 1 (0.62%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (54.32%) Linux
2 34 (20.99%) Windows
3 17 (10.49%) Debian
4 13 (8.02%) Unix
5 9 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.32%) Android
6 7 (4.32%) CentOS
7 4 (2.47%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.62%) AIX
10 1 (0.62%) HPUX
10 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.62%) Solaris
10 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.78%) DevOps
3 43 (26.54%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (17.28%) TDD
5 25 (15.43%) Software Engineering
6 23 (14.20%) BDD
7 20 (12.35%) Analytics
7 20 (12.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (11.11%) Data Analytics
8 18 (11.11%) OO
9 16 (9.88%) Scrum
10 14 (8.64%) Migration
10 14 (8.64%) MVC
11 13 (8.02%) Configuration Management
11 13 (8.02%) Open Source
12 12 (7.41%) Auto-Scaling
12 12 (7.41%) SDLC
13 11 (6.79%) ITIL
13 11 (6.79%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.89%) Java
2 45 (27.78%) SQL
3 43 (26.54%) Python
4 37 (22.84%) Bash Shell
5 26 (16.05%) Ruby
6 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.79%) Go
7 11 (6.79%) PHP
8 10 (6.17%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.32%) C#
10 6 (3.70%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.09%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (2.47%) C
13 3 (1.85%) Perl
13 3 (1.85%) Scala
14 2 (1.23%) C++
14 2 (1.23%) F#
14 2 (1.23%) Groovy
15 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.62%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (2.47%) AWS Certification
2 3 (1.85%) Degree
2 3 (1.85%) IISP
2 3 (1.85%) ISEB
3 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.23%) PhD
3 2 (1.23%) RHCE
3 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.88%) SLA
2 11 (6.79%) QA
3 3 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (9.88%) Docker
2 9 (5.56%) iptables
3 6 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.47%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.23%) Varnish
5 2 (1.23%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.62%) Ceph
6 1 (0.62%) Gluster
6 1 (0.62%) HDFS
6 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (17.90%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (17.28%) Puppet
3 14 (8.64%) Ansible
4 10 (6.17%) Packer
5 2 (1.23%) Cacti
5 2 (1.23%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.23%) SCCM
5 2 (1.23%) SCOM
6 1 (0.62%) Bacula
6 1 (0.62%) Nagios
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (8.64%) VMware
2 11 (6.79%) Oracle
3 10 (6.17%) Tableau
4 9 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.32%) Splunk
6 5 (3.09%) EMC
6 5 (3.09%) RightScale
7 4 (2.47%) Citrix
7 4 (2.47%) New Relic
8 3 (1.85%) Adobe
8 3 (1.85%) NetApp
8 3 (1.85%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.23%) Akamai
9 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco
9 2 (1.23%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.23%) Google
9 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.23%) Zend
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