The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 505 498 488
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 85 75 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.69% 6.49% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 69 67
Average daily rate
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£365 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1814 1156 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.32% 2.26% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 781 436
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.16% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.41% +151.85%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +5 84 £365 +46.00% 27
London +4 40 £400 +14.28% 13
South East +4 16 £365 -14.11% 5
South West -17 15 £350 - 1
Hampshire -3 11 £365 -14.11% 3
Southampton - 9 £365 - 3
Swindon - 8 £350 -
Wiltshire - 8 £350 -
North West - 5 £425 - 3
East of England - 5 £200 - 3
City of London +27 3 £400 +48.83% 1
Oxfordshire +3 3 £413 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £200 -
Cambridge - 3 £200 -
Suffolk - 2 £415 - 1
Chester - 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Staines - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Norwich - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 116 (83.45%) Amazon EC2
1 116 (83.45%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (57.55%) Puppet
3 78 (56.12%) Linux
4 75 (53.96%) DevOps
5 74 (53.24%) Web Services
6 59 (42.45%) Red Hat
7 58 (41.73%) Apache
8 57 (41.01%) CentOS
9 56 (40.29%) Open Source
10 52 (37.41%) Amazon ELB
10 52 (37.41%) MySQL
11 49 (35.25%) Ruby
12 41 (29.50%) Amazon RDS
12 41 (29.50%) Tomcat
12 41 (29.50%) Configuration Management
13 40 (28.78%) Jenkins
13 40 (28.78%) Vagrant
13 40 (28.78%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (26.62%) Java
15 34 (24.46%) LAMP
15 34 (24.46%) Scrum
16 33 (23.74%) Maven
16 33 (23.74%) UNIX
16 33 (23.74%) Opscode Chef
16 33 (23.74%) Route 53
17 31 (22.30%) Python
18 29 (20.86%) Nagios
18 29 (20.86%) Hudson
18 29 (20.86%) Cucumber

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 58 (41.73%) Apache
2 41 (29.50%) Tomcat
3 26 (18.71%) nginx
4 7 (5.04%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.04%) Jetty
4 7 (5.04%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.60%) Node.js
6 2 (1.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.72%) Liferay
7 1 (0.72%) WordPress
7 1 (0.72%) Mule
7 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Photoshop
1 10 (7.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 116 (83.45%) Amazon EC2
1 116 (83.45%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (37.41%) Amazon ELB
3 33 (23.74%) Route 53
4 17 (12.23%) SaaS
4 17 (12.23%) PaaS
5 13 (9.35%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (7.91%) GitHub
6 11 (7.91%) Heroku
7 9 (6.47%) ElastiCache
8 7 (5.04%) CloudFront
9 3 (2.16%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.99%) Firewall
1 25 (17.99%) DNS
2 23 (16.55%) DHCP
3 10 (7.19%) SSH
4 8 (5.76%) HTTP
5 5 (3.60%) Internet
5 5 (3.60%) Network Security
6 4 (2.88%) SSL
7 3 (2.16%) VPN
8 2 (1.44%) SMTP
9 1 (0.72%) LDAP
9 1 (0.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.41%) MySQL
2 41 (29.50%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (12.95%) MongoDB
4 17 (12.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 15 (10.79%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (9.35%) Big Data
7 11 (7.91%) NoSQL
8 7 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.88%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.16%) Redis
10 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.72%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.72%) Voldemort
12 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 40 (28.78%) Jenkins
2 33 (23.74%) Maven
3 29 (20.86%) Hudson
3 29 (20.86%) Cucumber
4 20 (14.39%) RSpec
5 10 (7.19%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (7.19%) Sublime Text
6 9 (6.47%) Subversion
6 9 (6.47%) JIRA
6 9 (6.47%) JUnit
7 5 (3.60%) CruiseControl
7 5 (3.60%) NUnit
7 5 (3.60%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.60%) MSBuild
7 5 (3.60%) Mockito
7 5 (3.60%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.60%) Selenium
8 3 (2.16%) Grunt
8 3 (2.16%) Behat
8 3 (2.16%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (2.16%) Marketing
2 2 (1.44%) Retail
2 2 (1.44%) Music Industry
3 1 (0.72%) Billing
3 1 (0.72%) Finance
3 1 (0.72%) Advertising
3 1 (0.72%) Publishing
3 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (30.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (27.34%) Developer
3 9 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (5.76%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (5.04%) Web Engineer
5 7 (5.04%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (4.32%) Scala Developer
7 5 (3.60%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.60%) C# Developer
7 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (3.60%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (3.60%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (3.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (2.88%) PHP Developer
8 4 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (2.88%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (2.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (53.24%) Web Services
2 34 (24.46%) LAMP
3 22 (15.83%) CSS
4 17 (12.23%) HTML
5 14 (10.07%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (9.35%) HTML5
6 13 (9.35%) Backbone.js
6 13 (9.35%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.47%) JSON
7 9 (6.47%) RESTful
7 9 (6.47%) REST
8 7 (5.04%) .NET
8 7 (5.04%) Servlets
9 6 (4.32%) Ajax
9 6 (4.32%) Spring
10 5 (3.60%) Spring MVC
10 5 (3.60%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.60%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 56 (40.29%) Open Source
2 7 (5.04%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.16%) Linked Data
4 2 (1.44%) Social Media
4 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 78 (56.12%) Linux
2 57 (41.01%) CentOS
3 33 (23.74%) UNIX
4 10 (7.19%) Mac OS
5 9 (6.47%) Windows
5 9 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.72%) SmartOS
8 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.96%) DevOps
2 41 (29.50%) Configuration Management
3 40 (28.78%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (24.46%) Scrum
5 26 (18.71%) TDD
6 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (15.83%) Load Balancing
8 18 (12.95%) Software Engineering
9 14 (10.07%) MVC
9 14 (10.07%) Kanban
10 10 (7.19%) BDD
11 8 (5.76%) Release Management
12 7 (5.04%) Performance Testing
12 7 (5.04%) JVM Tuning
13 4 (2.88%) Test Automation
13 4 (2.88%) E-Commerce
13 4 (2.88%) OO
13 4 (2.88%) Web Development
14 3 (2.16%) Analytics
14 3 (2.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.25%) Ruby
2 37 (26.62%) Java
3 31 (22.30%) Python
4 25 (17.99%) PHP
5 21 (15.11%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.19%) Perl
7 9 (6.47%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.76%) SQL
9 6 (4.32%) C#
10 5 (3.60%) Scala
11 4 (2.88%) Groovy
11 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.44%) PHP5
14 1 (0.72%) AWK
14 1 (0.72%) C++
14 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.88%) BC Cleared
1 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.11%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.19%) vCloud
2 7 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.60%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.16%) Xen
5 2 (1.44%) Docker
5 2 (1.44%) KVM
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 80 (57.55%) Puppet
2 40 (28.78%) Vagrant
3 33 (23.74%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (20.86%) Nagios
5 16 (11.51%) Cacti
6 5 (3.60%) Ansible
7 4 (2.88%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.72%) YUM
8 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 59 (42.45%) Red Hat
2 26 (18.71%) RightScale
3 16 (11.51%) Percona
4 13 (9.35%) Oracle
4 13 (9.35%) New Relic
5 12 (8.63%) VMware
6 11 (7.91%) Sun
7 9 (6.47%) EMC
8 3 (2.16%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.44%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.44%) Tableau
9 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.44%) Sony
9 2 (1.44%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco
10 1 (0.72%) Adobe
10 1 (0.72%) Remedy
10 1 (0.72%) F5
10 1 (0.72%) Zend
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Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: 280-320
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: Market Rate
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