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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rank 530 574 568
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -6
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 128 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.10% 0.091%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.68% 1.98% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 41 26
Average daily rate £475 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £300 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.37% +5.80%
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
4774 2874 1912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.54% 5.15% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3277 1821 1213
Average daily rate £450 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 105 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £14.80 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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 +40 124 £475 +14.45% 35
London +49 74 £475 +5.55% 20
North West -4 24 £494 +19.69% 1
Cheshire -7 13 £494 +23.43%
Yorkshire +8 11 £450 +8.76% 2
West Yorkshire +7 11 £450 +8.76% 1
Leeds +1 11 £450 +8.76% 1
Manchester -2 7 £500 - 1
Macclesfield - 7 £488 -
East of England +9 6 £488 - 5
Cambridgeshire - 6 £488 - 3
Cambridge - 6 £488 - 2
South West +13 5 £400 -
Scotland - 4 £406 - 3
City of London +43 3 £500 -13.04% 3
Cirencester - 3 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £400 -
South East -25 2 £500 +19.76% 6
West Midlands - 2 £413 -
Warwickshire - 2 £413 -
Edinburgh - 2 £406 -
Glasgow - 2 - - 3
Warwick - 2 £413 -
Berkshire +5 1 £500 +17.64%
Lancashire +2 1 £375 -
Bristol -1 1 £325 -18.75%
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £400 -

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 201 (89.73%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (59.82%) Amazon EC2
3 99 (44.20%) Linux
4 97 (43.30%) Java
4 97 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (40.63%) DevOps
6 80 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
7 77 (34.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 75 (33.48%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (32.14%) Web Services
10 66 (29.46%) Jenkins
11 64 (28.57%) Python
12 49 (21.88%) SQL
13 47 (20.98%) Amazon SQS
13 47 (20.98%) Windows
14 45 (20.09%) Git (software)
15 43 (19.20%) Docker
16 42 (18.75%) Puppet
17 40 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
18 38 (16.96%) Route 53
19 37 (16.52%) Amazon ELB
19 37 (16.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 36 (16.07%) CloudFront
20 36 (16.07%) MongoDB
21 35 (15.63%) MySQL
21 35 (15.63%) Ruby
22 34 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
22 34 (15.18%) Bash Shell
23 33 (14.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 32 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 27 (12.05%) Tomcat
2 25 (11.16%) Node.js
3 24 (10.71%) JBoss
4 22 (9.82%) IIS
5 17 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (4.91%) Apache
7 8 (3.57%) OpenStack
8 7 (3.13%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.68%) Confluence
9 6 (2.68%) nginx
10 5 (2.23%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.79%) Apache Pig
11 4 (1.79%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.89%) CMS
12 2 (0.89%) DNN
12 2 (0.89%) Drupal
12 2 (0.89%) Jetty
12 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.13%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 201 (89.73%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (59.82%) Amazon EC2
3 77 (34.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 47 (20.98%) Amazon SQS
5 38 (16.96%) Route 53
6 37 (16.52%) Amazon ELB
6 37 (16.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 36 (16.07%) CloudFront
8 34 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 33 (14.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 28 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 21 (9.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 21 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (8.93%) Amazon Glacier
13 19 (8.48%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (4.91%) IaaS
15 10 (4.46%) GitHub
16 9 (4.02%) AWS Lambda
17 7 (3.13%) AWS OpsWorks
17 7 (3.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.25%) DNS
2 13 (5.80%) HTTP
3 11 (4.91%) SSL
4 9 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (3.57%) LAN
6 7 (3.13%) Firewall
7 6 (2.68%) LDAP
7 6 (2.68%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (2.68%) WAN
8 5 (2.23%) SAN
9 4 (1.79%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.79%) Internet
9 4 (1.79%) VPN
10 2 (0.89%) DHCP
10 2 (0.89%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.89%) VLAN
11 1 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.45%) NAS
11 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
2 36 (16.07%) MongoDB
3 35 (15.63%) MySQL
4 32 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 23 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (9.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 20 (8.93%) Redis
9 17 (7.59%) NoSQL
10 13 (5.80%) Relational Database
10 13 (5.80%) SQL Server
11 12 (5.36%) Big Data
12 11 (4.91%) Star Schema
13 9 (4.02%) MarkLogic
14 8 (3.57%) Hadoop
14 8 (3.57%) Neo4j
15 7 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (2.68%) SimpleDB
17 5 (2.23%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 66 (29.46%) Jenkins
2 45 (20.09%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.27%) TeamCity
4 21 (9.38%) Maven
5 18 (8.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (8.04%) Vagrant
6 16 (7.14%) Selenium
7 15 (6.70%) JUnit
8 12 (5.36%) Cucumber
9 11 (4.91%) ERwin
9 11 (4.91%) JIRA
9 11 (4.91%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (4.91%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (4.46%) Grunt
10 10 (4.46%) Subversion
11 7 (3.13%) Jasmine
11 7 (3.13%) Mocha
11 7 (3.13%) Travis CI
12 6 (2.68%) Mockito
12 6 (2.68%) RSpec
General
1 32 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (4.46%) Banking
3 8 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.23%) Marketing
4 5 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.34%) Retail
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (25.45%) Developer
2 48 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
4 31 (13.84%) Architect
5 24 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 23 (10.27%) Administrator
7 19 (8.48%) Senior Developer
8 18 (8.04%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 15 (6.70%) Java Developer
10 15 (6.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 15 (6.70%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (6.25%) AWS Administrator
12 12 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
12 12 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (4.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 9 (4.02%) Analyst
14 9 (4.02%) ETL Developer
14 9 (4.02%) Senior ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (32.14%) Web Services
2 22 (9.82%) HTML
3 21 (9.38%) .NET
4 20 (8.93%) CSS
5 17 (7.59%) HTML5
6 14 (6.25%) REST
7 12 (5.36%) J2EE
7 12 (5.36%) LAMP
8 10 (4.46%) CSS3
8 10 (4.46%) D3.js
8 10 (4.46%) RESTful
9 8 (3.57%) ELK Stack
9 8 (3.57%) JSON
10 7 (3.13%) RequireJS
10 7 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (2.68%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.68%) Apache Flex
11 6 (2.68%) jQuery
11 6 (2.68%) WebSockets
11 6 (2.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.70%) Visualisation
3 12 (5.36%) Data Integration
3 12 (5.36%) User Experience
4 9 (4.02%) PKI
5 8 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.68%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.68%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.23%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.79%) MPEG
9 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.34%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.34%) Replication
9 3 (1.34%) Telematics
9 3 (1.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 99 (44.20%) Linux
2 47 (20.98%) Windows
3 23 (10.27%) Unix
4 19 (8.48%) Debian
5 12 (5.36%) CentOS
6 11 (4.91%) Apple iOS
7 9 (4.02%) Android
7 9 (4.02%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.79%) AIX
9 4 (1.79%) Solaris
10 3 (1.34%) HPUX
10 3 (1.34%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.89%) Fedora
11 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (40.63%) DevOps
3 75 (33.48%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (13.39%) SOA
5 28 (12.50%) TDD
6 23 (10.27%) Migration
7 22 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (8.93%) Auto-Scaling
8 20 (8.93%) BDD
9 19 (8.48%) Scrum
10 17 (7.59%) Analytics
10 17 (7.59%) Configuration Management
10 17 (7.59%) Data Modelling
10 17 (7.59%) ETL
10 17 (7.59%) Software Engineering
11 16 (7.14%) OO
11 16 (7.14%) SDLC
12 14 (6.25%) Open Source
13 13 (5.80%) Project Management
14 12 (5.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (43.30%) Java
2 64 (28.57%) Python
3 49 (21.88%) SQL
4 35 (15.63%) Ruby
5 34 (15.18%) Bash Shell
6 24 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.14%) PHP
8 11 (4.91%) C#
8 11 (4.91%) Go
9 8 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.13%) Perl
11 5 (2.23%) C++
11 5 (2.23%) Scala
12 4 (1.79%) Clojure
12 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.79%) R
13 3 (1.34%) C
13 3 (1.34%) F#
13 3 (1.34%) Groovy
14 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (4.91%) Degree
2 5 (2.23%) AWS Certification
2 5 (2.23%) PhD
3 4 (1.79%) CCNA
3 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.34%) IISP
4 3 (1.34%) ISEB
5 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.89%) RHCE
5 2 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.59%) QA
2 16 (7.14%) SLA
3 3 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 43 (19.20%) Docker
2 8 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.23%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.34%) Varnish
6 2 (0.89%) iptables
6 2 (0.89%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.89%) XenApp
7 1 (0.45%) Ceph
7 1 (0.45%) HDFS
7 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.45%) KVM
7 1 (0.45%) NFS
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.45%) Postfix
7 1 (0.45%) qmail
7 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.45%) vSphere
7 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (18.75%) Puppet
2 40 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (11.16%) Ansible
4 19 (8.48%) Packer
5 11 (4.91%) logstash
6 7 (3.13%) Kibana
6 7 (3.13%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.79%) Mesos
7 4 (1.79%) Piwik
8 3 (1.34%) Cacti
8 3 (1.34%) SCOM
8 3 (1.34%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.89%) Bacula
9 2 (0.89%) Graphite
9 2 (0.89%) SCCM
10 1 (0.45%) cPanel
10 1 (0.45%) Grafana
10 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (11.16%) Oracle
2 18 (8.04%) VMware
3 13 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.91%) Citrix
5 11 (4.91%) Talend
6 8 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (3.13%) Atlassian
7 7 (3.13%) Concur
7 7 (3.13%) Infor
7 7 (3.13%) NetApp
7 7 (3.13%) SAP
7 7 (3.13%) Tableau
8 6 (2.68%) Adobe
8 6 (2.68%) New Relic
9 5 (2.23%) EMC
9 5 (2.23%) Google
10 3 (1.34%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.34%) Splunk
10 3 (1.34%) Sun
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