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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rank 555 518 483
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -35
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 76 94 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.25% 4.03% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 92
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£425 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £243
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +44.32%
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
3382 2332 1500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.69% 4.19% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 1458 1049
Average daily rate £425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £269 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 48 29
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £37.50 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 31 August 2015.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 22 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 31 August 2015. 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 -51 72 £425 +21.42% 16
London -6 30 £425 +6.25% 10
North West -17 21 £475 +18.75% 2
Cheshire +6 17 £488 +21.87% 2
South East -38 12 £463 +29.37% 2
Macclesfield - 10 £475 - 1
Oxfordshire -18 9 £500 +21.21%
Oxford - 7 £500 -
City of London +1 6 £425 - 3
Chester -2 5 - - 1
North East - 4 £563 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £563 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £550 -
Surrey - 3 £325 - 2
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
East of England +2 1 £350 +75.00% 2
Merseyside -9 1 £300 -
Bristol -12 1 - -
South West -19 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 -
St Albans - 1 £350 -

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 127 (95.49%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (76.69%) Amazon EC2
3 67 (50.38%) DevOps
4 60 (45.11%) Puppet
5 55 (41.35%) Linux
6 53 (39.85%) Web Services
7 50 (37.59%) Opscode Chef
8 47 (35.34%) Amazon ELB
9 37 (27.82%) Amazon RDS
10 35 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (25.56%) TDD
11 34 (25.56%) CentOS
11 34 (25.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 33 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (24.81%) Amazon SQS
13 32 (24.06%) Red Hat
14 31 (23.31%) Configuration Management
14 31 (23.31%) Jenkins
15 30 (22.56%) MySQL
16 29 (21.80%) Java
16 29 (21.80%) Route 53
17 28 (21.05%) Tomcat
18 27 (20.30%) AWS CloudFormation
19 26 (19.55%) Apache
20 25 (18.80%) Vagrant
20 25 (18.80%) Git (software)
21 24 (18.05%) HTML
22 23 (17.29%) Windows
22 23 (17.29%) Scrum
23 22 (16.54%) QA

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 28 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 26 (19.55%) Apache
3 13 (9.77%) IIS
4 12 (9.02%) nginx
5 9 (6.77%) WebSphere
6 8 (6.02%) JBoss
6 8 (6.02%) WebLogic
7 7 (5.26%) Node.js
8 6 (4.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (3.01%) Confluence
10 3 (2.26%) Apache Solr
10 3 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.50%) Drupal
12 1 (0.75%) Jetty
12 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.75%) CMS
12 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.75%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Office
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) AWD
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 127 (95.49%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (76.69%) Amazon EC2
3 47 (35.34%) Amazon ELB
4 34 (25.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 33 (24.81%) Amazon SQS
6 29 (21.80%) Route 53
7 27 (20.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (13.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 18 (13.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 12 (9.02%) Amazon EMR
10 10 (7.52%) AWS CloudTrail
11 8 (6.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (4.51%) Heroku
12 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (3.76%) SaaS
13 5 (3.76%) Amazon Glacier
14 4 (3.01%) PaaS
14 4 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (1.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) Firewall
2 6 (4.51%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (4.51%) Internet
3 5 (3.76%) DNS
3 5 (3.76%) DHCP
4 3 (2.26%) Network Security
4 3 (2.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.75%) NAS
5 1 (0.75%) AMQP
5 1 (0.75%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.75%) HTTP
5 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) VPN
5 1 (0.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.82%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (22.56%) MySQL
3 15 (11.28%) MongoDB
4 14 (10.53%) Redis
5 9 (6.77%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.51%) SimpleDB
6 6 (4.51%) Big Data
6 6 (4.51%) Couchbase
6 6 (4.51%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.76%) DB2
8 3 (2.26%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.50%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (23.31%) Jenkins
2 25 (18.80%) Git (software)
3 20 (15.04%) Hudson
4 16 (12.03%) JUnit
4 16 (12.03%) Maven
5 12 (9.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (5.26%) Mockito
6 7 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.51%) JIRA
7 6 (4.51%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.76%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.01%) Selenium
9 4 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.75%) Checkstyle
10 1 (0.75%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.75%) RSpec
10 1 (0.75%) Redmine
10 1 (0.75%) Capybara
10 1 (0.75%) Gradle
General
1 8 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.76%) Finance
4 2 (1.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (34.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (23.31%) Developer
3 16 (12.03%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (11.28%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.77%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Architect
6 11 (8.27%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) PHP Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Java Web Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Web Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (39.85%) Web Services
2 24 (18.05%) HTML
3 20 (15.04%) Spring
4 18 (13.53%) JSON
5 16 (12.03%) CSS
6 14 (10.53%) XML
6 14 (10.53%) HTML5
6 14 (10.53%) REST
7 13 (9.77%) LAMP
8 11 (8.27%) jQuery
8 11 (8.27%) Spring MVC
9 9 (6.77%) RESTful
10 8 (6.02%) EJB
10 8 (6.02%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.51%) POSIX
11 6 (4.51%) XSLT
11 6 (4.51%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (4.51%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.76%) Spring Boot
12 5 (3.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.51%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.76%) PKI
3 5 (3.76%) Statistics
4 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.01%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (2.26%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.26%) User Experience
6 2 (1.50%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.75%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Telematics
7 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.35%) Linux
2 34 (25.56%) CentOS
3 23 (17.29%) Windows
4 16 (12.03%) UNIX
5 7 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.76%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.01%) VME
7 4 (3.01%) AIX
8 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.75%) Android
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (50.38%) DevOps
2 35 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (25.56%) TDD
4 33 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (23.31%) Configuration Management
6 23 (17.29%) Scrum
7 17 (12.78%) Auto-Scaling
8 15 (11.28%) BDD
8 15 (11.28%) Software Engineering
9 14 (10.53%) Release Management
9 14 (10.53%) Open Source
10 13 (9.77%) Load Balancing
11 12 (9.02%) MVC
12 11 (8.27%) Web Development
13 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
14 8 (6.02%) Kanban
15 7 (5.26%) Network Design
15 7 (5.26%) Performance Testing
16 6 (4.51%) Security Testing
16 6 (4.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.80%) Java
2 20 (15.04%) Python
2 20 (15.04%) Ruby
3 19 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 19 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.03%) SQL
5 10 (7.52%) Perl
6 9 (6.77%) PHP
7 4 (3.01%) COBOL
8 3 (2.26%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.75%) Groovy
9 1 (0.75%) Clojure
9 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Degree
2 8 (6.02%) RHCE
3 3 (2.26%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) vSphere
2 1 (0.75%) Gluster
2 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 60 (45.11%) Puppet
2 50 (37.59%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (18.80%) Vagrant
4 15 (11.28%) Ansible
5 11 (8.27%) Cacti
6 8 (6.02%) Nagios
7 6 (4.51%) HAProxy
7 6 (4.51%) Salt
8 1 (0.75%) Kibana
8 1 (0.75%) SELinux
Vendors
1 32 (24.06%) Red Hat
2 17 (12.78%) Oracle
3 7 (5.26%) New Relic
4 6 (4.51%) hybris
5 5 (3.76%) Zend
6 4 (3.01%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.01%) HP
6 4 (3.01%) IBM
6 4 (3.01%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.26%) Percona
7 3 (2.26%) Apple
7 3 (2.26%) Google
7 3 (2.26%) RightScale
8 2 (1.50%) Sun
8 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.75%) Adobe
9 1 (0.75%) Progress
9 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.75%) VMware
9 1 (0.75%) Informatica
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