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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rank 541 518 470
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -48
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 72 74 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.25% 3.50% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 77
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£415 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £365 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.69% +32.72%
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
3205 2114 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.74% 3.99% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 1374 847
Average daily rate £400 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 52 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £32.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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 3 July 2015.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 17 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 3 July 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 -32 72 £415 +3.75% 24
London -28 28 £400 - 11
North West 0 24 £425 +4.61% 4
Cheshire +11 21 £463 +19.35% 3
South East -8 13 £433 +18.49% 3
Oxfordshire - 12 £440 -
Chester -1 8 £425 +9.67% 3
West Yorkshire -14 6 £415 - 2
Yorkshire -15 6 £415 - 5
Leeds - 6 £415 -
Macclesfield - 6 - -
Oxford - 6 £500 -
City of London -9 3 £430 -9.47% 4
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
Kidlington - 1 £410 -
Surrey - 1 £300 - 3

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 140 (97.90%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (78.32%) Amazon EC2
3 67 (46.85%) DevOps
4 64 (44.76%) Web Services
5 61 (42.66%) Puppet
6 51 (35.66%) Amazon ELB
7 49 (34.27%) Linux
8 47 (32.87%) Opscode Chef
9 45 (31.47%) TDD
10 44 (30.77%) Java
11 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (28.67%) Amazon RDS
13 40 (27.97%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (25.87%) CentOS
15 36 (25.17%) Configuration Management
16 34 (23.78%) Amazon SQS
17 33 (23.08%) Red Hat
17 33 (23.08%) Jenkins
18 32 (22.38%) HTML
18 32 (22.38%) MySQL
18 32 (22.38%) Tomcat
18 32 (22.38%) Route 53
19 30 (20.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 27 (18.88%) Apache
20 27 (18.88%) Spring
21 26 (18.18%) Python
21 26 (18.18%) Vagrant
22 25 (17.48%) Ruby
23 24 (16.78%) Git (software)
23 24 (16.78%) HTML5

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (22.38%) Tomcat
2 27 (18.88%) Apache
3 16 (11.19%) nginx
4 14 (9.79%) WebSphere
5 13 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 13 (9.09%) JBoss
6 11 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (5.59%) IIS
8 5 (3.50%) Node.js
9 4 (2.80%) Confluence
10 3 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (2.10%) Apache Spark
10 3 (2.10%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.70%) Jetty
11 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 140 (97.90%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (78.32%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (35.66%) Amazon ELB
4 34 (23.78%) Amazon SQS
5 32 (22.38%) Route 53
6 30 (20.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 22 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 22 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (9.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 12 (8.39%) Amazon EMR
10 10 (6.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 9 (6.29%) Heroku
12 8 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (4.90%) Amazon Glacier
14 6 (4.20%) CloudFront
14 6 (4.20%) SaaS
15 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (3.50%) AWS CloudTrail
16 4 (2.80%) PaaS
17 2 (1.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.09%) Firewall
2 10 (6.99%) Internet
3 7 (4.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (4.20%) DHCP
4 6 (4.20%) VPN
4 6 (4.20%) DNS
5 3 (2.10%) Network Security
6 2 (1.40%) HTTP
6 2 (1.40%) LDAP
6 2 (1.40%) SSH
7 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.67%) Amazon RDS
2 32 (22.38%) MySQL
3 17 (11.89%) MongoDB
4 14 (9.79%) Redis
5 10 (6.99%) NoSQL
5 10 (6.99%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.59%) Big Data
7 7 (4.90%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (4.90%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.90%) SimpleDB
7 7 (4.90%) Couchbase
8 5 (3.50%) DB2
9 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.40%) MarkLogic
11 2 (1.40%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.70%) Azkaban
12 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 24 (16.78%) Git (software)
3 22 (15.38%) Hudson
4 21 (14.69%) JUnit
5 18 (12.59%) Maven
6 15 (10.49%) Cucumber
7 10 (6.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (4.90%) Mockito
9 6 (4.20%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.50%) JIRA
10 5 (3.50%) Selenium
10 5 (3.50%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.70%) Subversion
12 1 (0.70%) Checkstyle
12 1 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.70%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.70%) RSpec
12 1 (0.70%) Redmine
12 1 (0.70%) Gradle
General
1 13 (9.09%) Finance
2 12 (8.39%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.20%) Marketing
4 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.10%) Electronics
5 3 (2.10%) Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Advertising
6 2 (1.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (29.37%) Developer
3 21 (14.69%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.49%) Software Engineer
5 14 (9.79%) Architect
6 10 (6.99%) Consultant
6 10 (6.99%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (4.20%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.50%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (2.80%) Integration Manager
11 4 (2.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (44.76%) Web Services
2 32 (22.38%) HTML
3 27 (18.88%) Spring
4 24 (16.78%) HTML5
5 22 (15.38%) JSON
6 20 (13.99%) REST
6 20 (13.99%) XML
7 19 (13.29%) CSS
8 16 (11.19%) RESTful
9 13 (9.09%) EJB
10 12 (8.39%) LAMP
10 12 (8.39%) AngularJS
11 11 (7.69%) Spring MVC
12 10 (6.99%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (6.29%) jQuery
14 8 (5.59%) Hibernate
15 7 (4.90%) POSIX
16 5 (3.50%) XSLT
16 5 (3.50%) JSP
16 5 (3.50%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.39%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.99%) Statistics
4 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.50%) PKI
6 3 (2.10%) User Experience
6 3 (2.10%) DTV
6 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.40%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.40%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Xbox
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
8 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.70%) Telematics
8 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (34.27%) Linux
2 37 (25.87%) CentOS
3 21 (14.69%) Windows
4 17 (11.89%) UNIX
5 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.90%) Ubuntu
6 7 (4.90%) Android
7 6 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.80%) Fedora
9 1 (0.70%) SUSE
9 1 (0.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (46.85%) DevOps
2 45 (31.47%) TDD
3 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (27.97%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (25.17%) Configuration Management
6 23 (16.08%) Scrum
7 22 (15.38%) Auto-Scaling
8 21 (14.69%) BDD
9 18 (12.59%) Software Engineering
10 17 (11.89%) Open Source
11 16 (11.19%) Web Development
12 13 (9.09%) Kanban
12 13 (9.09%) MVC
13 12 (8.39%) Load Balancing
14 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce
15 10 (6.99%) SDLC
16 9 (6.29%) Mobile Application Development
16 9 (6.29%) Performance Testing
17 8 (5.59%) Network Design
17 8 (5.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.77%) Java
2 26 (18.18%) Python
3 25 (17.48%) Ruby
4 20 (13.99%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.99%) Bash Shell
5 18 (12.59%) SQL
6 15 (10.49%) PHP
7 7 (4.90%) Perl
8 2 (1.40%) Go
8 2 (1.40%) Groovy
8 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.70%) Scala
9 1 (0.70%) Clojure
9 1 (0.70%) R
9 1 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.70%) PHP5
9 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) Degree
2 3 (2.10%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.50%) Docker
3 1 (0.70%) Xen
3 1 (0.70%) Postfix
3 1 (0.70%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 61 (42.66%) Puppet
2 47 (32.87%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (18.18%) Vagrant
4 14 (9.79%) Ansible
5 9 (6.29%) Salt
6 8 (5.59%) Cacti
7 7 (4.90%) HAProxy
7 7 (4.90%) Nagios
8 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.70%) SELinux
8 1 (0.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 33 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 24 (16.78%) Oracle
3 7 (4.90%) hybris
4 6 (4.20%) Akamai
4 6 (4.20%) VMware
5 5 (3.50%) Zend
5 5 (3.50%) Percona
6 4 (2.80%) New Relic
6 4 (2.80%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.10%) SAP
7 3 (2.10%) RightScale
8 2 (1.40%) Sun
9 1 (0.70%) Citrix
9 1 (0.70%) Informatica
9 1 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.70%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.70%) Google
9 1 (0.70%) Netezza
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