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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 522 470 542
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +72
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 92 108 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.63% 8.81% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 81 36
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£350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 1226 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.43% 2.33% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1238 824 430
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 18
Average hourly rate £20.78 £18.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -35 92 £350 +16.66% 27
London -8 38 £363 -3.33% 14
South East +5 17 £344 -37.50% 7
South West - 14 £350 - 1
North West -1 12 £400 +3.22% 4
Hampshire -4 12 £319 -42.04% 4
Southampton - 10 £319 - 1
Yorkshire -20 8 £350 +44.32%
Wiltshire - 8 £350 -
Swindon - 8 £350 -
Cheshire -1 6 £400 - 4
Bristol - 5 - - 1
West Yorkshire -33 4 £375 +54.63%
Oxfordshire -3 3 £413 -
City of London +12 2 £190 -50.96% 3
East of England - 2 £325 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £200 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £200 -
Wilmslow - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 3
Bolton - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edgware - - - -

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 144 (87.27%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (85.45%) Amazon EC2
3 106 (64.24%) Web Services
4 88 (53.33%) Linux
5 87 (52.73%) DevOps
6 86 (52.12%) Puppet
7 67 (40.61%) Apache
7 67 (40.61%) MySQL
8 64 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (38.18%) Red Hat
9 63 (38.18%) Open Source
10 62 (37.58%) CentOS
11 57 (34.55%) Ruby
12 54 (32.73%) Amazon ELB
13 49 (29.70%) Opscode Chef
14 48 (29.09%) Amazon RDS
15 47 (28.48%) Configuration Management
15 47 (28.48%) LAMP
16 46 (27.88%) Tomcat
17 44 (26.67%) Python
18 43 (26.06%) Java
19 42 (25.45%) UNIX
19 42 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
20 41 (24.85%) Vagrant
21 39 (23.64%) Jenkins
21 39 (23.64%) Nagios
21 39 (23.64%) Scrum
22 38 (23.03%) TDD
23 37 (22.42%) PHP
24 36 (21.82%) Maven

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 67 (40.61%) Apache
2 46 (27.88%) Tomcat
3 33 (20.00%) nginx
4 8 (4.85%) Node.js
5 5 (3.03%) CMS
6 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.42%) Jetty
6 4 (2.42%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.21%) IIS
7 2 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.21%) Liferay
7 2 (1.21%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.21%) Confluence
7 2 (1.21%) Kentico
8 1 (0.61%) Mule
8 1 (0.61%) WordPress
8 1 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Photoshop
1 10 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 144 (87.27%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (85.45%) Amazon EC2
3 54 (32.73%) Amazon ELB
4 30 (18.18%) Route 53
5 19 (11.52%) SaaS
5 19 (11.52%) PaaS
6 15 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (7.27%) Heroku
8 11 (6.67%) GitHub
9 10 (6.06%) CloudFront
10 8 (4.85%) ElastiCache
10 8 (4.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (2.42%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (1.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.12%) DNS
2 18 (10.91%) DHCP
3 17 (10.30%) Firewall
4 10 (6.06%) SSH
5 8 (4.85%) Internet
6 6 (3.64%) SSL
7 5 (3.03%) HTTP
8 3 (1.82%) VPN
8 3 (1.82%) Network Security
9 2 (1.21%) DAB
9 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.61%) SNMP
10 1 (0.61%) LDAP
10 1 (0.61%) SMTP
10 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (40.61%) MySQL
2 48 (29.09%) Amazon RDS
3 25 (15.15%) MongoDB
4 17 (10.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 15 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (7.88%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.67%) Big Data
8 5 (3.03%) Redis
8 5 (3.03%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.21%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.21%) SimpleDB
11 2 (1.21%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.21%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 39 (23.64%) Jenkins
2 36 (21.82%) Maven
3 31 (18.79%) Cucumber
4 23 (13.94%) RSpec
5 22 (13.33%) Hudson
6 12 (7.27%) Git (software)
6 12 (7.27%) JUnit
7 11 (6.67%) Subversion
7 11 (6.67%) Selenium
7 11 (6.67%) Mockito
8 10 (6.06%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (6.06%) Sublime Text
9 9 (5.45%) JIRA
10 5 (3.03%) Ant
10 5 (3.03%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.03%) NUnit
10 5 (3.03%) CruiseControl
10 5 (3.03%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.82%) Grunt
12 2 (1.21%) Behat
General
1 4 (2.42%) Marketing
2 3 (1.82%) Retail
3 2 (1.21%) Billing
3 2 (1.21%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.21%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Publishing
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (29.09%) Developer
1 48 (29.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (7.88%) Java Developer
3 9 (5.45%) Software Engineer
3 9 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (4.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 7 (4.24%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (3.64%) Consultant
5 6 (3.64%) Web Engineer
5 6 (3.64%) Scala Developer
6 5 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 5 (3.03%) C# Developer
6 5 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (3.03%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 4 (2.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (64.24%) Web Services
2 47 (28.48%) LAMP
3 28 (16.97%) CSS
4 18 (10.91%) HTML
5 15 (9.09%) JSON
5 15 (9.09%) HTML5
6 14 (8.48%) RESTful
7 13 (7.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (7.88%) Backbone.js
7 13 (7.88%) .NET
7 13 (7.88%) AngularJS
8 12 (7.27%) Spring
8 12 (7.27%) Ajax
9 11 (6.67%) Spring MVC
9 11 (6.67%) JPA
10 10 (6.06%) REST
10 10 (6.06%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.24%) WCF
11 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 63 (38.18%) Open Source
2 19 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.82%) Linked Data
4 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.21%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.21%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.21%) iPhone
5 2 (1.21%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.21%) Social Media
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) Online Games
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (53.33%) Linux
2 62 (37.58%) CentOS
3 42 (25.45%) UNIX
4 16 (9.70%) Windows
5 10 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.06%) Mac OS
6 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.21%) VMS
7 2 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.21%) Android
8 1 (0.61%) Debian
8 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.61%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.61%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (52.73%) DevOps
2 64 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (28.48%) Configuration Management
4 42 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (23.64%) Scrum
6 38 (23.03%) TDD
7 30 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 22 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 22 (13.33%) MVC
9 18 (10.91%) Kanban
9 18 (10.91%) BDD
10 8 (4.85%) Release Management
11 7 (4.24%) Test Automation
11 7 (4.24%) Web Development
11 7 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.03%) E-Commerce
13 4 (2.42%) SOA
13 4 (2.42%) OO
13 4 (2.42%) Migration
13 4 (2.42%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (34.55%) Ruby
2 44 (26.67%) Python
3 43 (26.06%) Java
4 37 (22.42%) PHP
5 29 (17.58%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.27%) SQL
6 12 (7.27%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 9 (5.45%) Perl
7 9 (5.45%) C#
8 5 (3.03%) Scala
9 4 (2.42%) Groovy
9 4 (2.42%) C++
10 3 (1.82%) PHP5
11 2 (1.21%) C
12 1 (0.61%) Clojure
12 1 (0.61%) VBA
12 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.61%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.03%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) RHCE
3 1 (0.61%) RHCT
3 1 (0.61%) LPIC
3 1 (0.61%) Degree
3 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.67%) vCloud
2 10 (6.06%) VirtualBox
3 7 (4.24%) Docker
4 5 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.82%) Varnish
6 2 (1.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 86 (52.12%) Puppet
2 49 (29.70%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (24.85%) Vagrant
4 39 (23.64%) Nagios
5 25 (15.15%) Cacti
6 4 (2.42%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.82%) Salt
8 2 (1.21%) Ansible
9 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 63 (38.18%) Red Hat
2 25 (15.15%) Percona
3 22 (13.33%) Oracle
4 19 (11.52%) RightScale
5 14 (8.48%) New Relic
6 11 (6.67%) Sun
6 11 (6.67%) VMware
7 10 (6.06%) EMC
8 2 (1.21%) Adobe
8 2 (1.21%) Tripwire
8 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.21%) Sencha
8 2 (1.21%) Tableau
8 2 (1.21%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.21%) Sony
8 2 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.61%) Facebook
9 1 (0.61%) Twitter
9 1 (0.61%) Remedy
9 1 (0.61%) Zend
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